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WEIGLE JURY DISAGREES; GIRL FIGHT5 ON
UNDERWORLD WOMEN TO GET BETTER LAWS
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914,-at the Postofflce at
Chicago, m.f Under the Act of MarefcS, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, gggSfr Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Tjajgsh By Mai, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 e Year.
VOL. 4, NO. 47
Chicago, Friday, Nov. 20, 1914
THE REAL REASON FOR INDECENCY
OF MEN IN CHICAGO STREET CARS
Men, Women and Children Are Packed and Jammed
in the Cars Like So Many Cattle in a Cattle' Car
And All To Earn Interest and Dividends on
Watered Bonds and Stocks
BY N. D. COCHRAN
When you get down to brass tacks, the street railway manage
ment is more responsible than any other agency for the abuses of which
Some women complain.
MEN and WOMEN are packed into street cars on both surface and
"L" cars, closer and tighter than the government will permit the beef
barons to pack HOGS and CATTLE.
Those new steel cars on the "L" were evidently built for packing pur
poses. One long narrow seat along each side of thelcar allows a maximum,
of standing room in which to pack the HUMAN SARDINES.
There Is one strap ior ten. people, and those who can't hang onto a
strap are often packed so tight that they couldn't fall if the car turned
half over as it surges around the many curves.
The manner In -Whlclc the! Jfeple are PACKED, JAMMED and RAM-
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