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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 22, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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I did not wonder. Only a woman
that a girl could think of as "mother"
could possibly fill this position which
requires great tact, but it is a step
in the right direction, since only in
this way can the truth be learned re
garding the chief thingj;hat causes
the feet of little girls to stxay and in
my own mind I haven't a doubt that
this investigation will prove what all
other investigations have proven
that poverty which means low
wages is the chief cause of vice.
FOOD INSPECTOR TO BE AT THE
FIRST MUNICIPAL MARKET
Chicago's first market mistress
will be Miss Kathryn Kelley, 6444
Maryland av., a food inspector of
the health department.
She will take up duties at the new
Goldsmith market, Maxwell and Un
ion sts., when the place opens Thurs
day morning.
In her new job she will use her
health department experience to
make sure that no food that is spoil
ed or dirty will be sold in the market.
Her work is to advise the house
wives as to what to buy and to see
that sanitary conditions prevail at
Chicago's first municipal market
Removal of Chicago's "civic, ap
pendix," the South Water and W.
Randolph st markets, was discussed
at a meeting of the municipal mar
kets commission attended by mem
bers of the terminal and Chicago
plan commissions.
Aid. Lawley complained of the con
ditions at the two markets.
"Chicago's market facilities are
forty years behind the times," he
said. "The solving of Chicago's mar
keting problem involves the elimina
tion of costly, wasteful, cumbersome,
and antiquated methods. South W&.
ter street market facilities are entire
ly inadequate, insanitary and waste
ful. "While West Randolph street does
not present the features of extreme
dilapidation and waste evident on
South Water street, it also lacks
nearly all the elements necessary in
a modefch wholesale terminal mar
ket" SAYS THE WORK OF THE UNITED
CHARITIES IS A JOKE
Bitterly attacking the United Char
ities as the cause of his being brought
into the Court of Domestic Relations,
George N. Schaack. 4513 S. Sacra
mento av., told Judge Pry that the
charity of this organization was a
"joke."
Schaack is the father of eight chil
dren. He worked steadily, according
to his statement, up until a few
months ago, when work became
slack and he has since tried in vain
to get anything to do.
"There is an organization here call-,
ed the United Charities, your honor,"
he said to Judge Pry, "and they are
responsible for my being here. They '
tell in the papers of all the aid they
give people in our circumstances, but
they don't help. They just want to
split up the family. My eight chil
dren are scattered around, my wife
is living with her sister.
"They say I won't work. I can
prove to you that I have done every
thing I can to get a job and that I'll
take any job I can get. But they
don't get me a job and they don't
give us help. I saw my wife Thurs
day night and talked to her for over
an hour. We had an understanding.
Friday that woman from the United
Charities came to see my wife and
told her it was her duty to get me
arrested. I am willing to work."
"You do not look like a man who
wanted to loaf," Judge Fry said, "and
I am going to continue this case 60
days to give you a chance to get
something to do and get your family
together."
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Her hair was long and golden, J
Her eyes were azure blue, j
Her hands were soft and holdy; '
But i
She wore an eighksized shoe. ,
Penn State Froth, J
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