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Howe, 2, 2541 Wabash av. Mother
in plot to- get kid.
Julius and Joseph De Camp, just
kids, 8216 Cahogia, started west to
hunt Indians. Caught by cops. He
Wm. J. Duffy,-cpp, hurt when Cen
tral station patrol wagon was hit by
car near South Clark st station last
Mrs. 0. M. Yore got separation
from husband and $30 aymonth for
More than 300 women were turned
away from the Chicago Women's
Club employment bureau yesterday.
WOMEN SAY NEWSPAPER ADS LURE GIRLS TO
CHICAGO NO JOBS
Ads in newspapers throughout the
country that lure young girls to Chi
cago under the impression that this
is the "land of promise" will be care
fully investigated by the Travelers'
Aid Department of the Chicago Y. W.
Therefore, the Travelers' Aid have
completed details of a plan to send
warnings broadcast that there never
was a time before when jobs for girls
were as much in demand in Chicago
as right now.
The organization is authority for
the statement that the traffic in
white slaves is being renewed after
a lull of a couple of-years.
According to Secretary Wilhelmina
Barr, there will be six classes of girls
in the warning. They are:
1 Girls afflicted with "travelitis."
2 Employed girls who come in an
swer to the false lure of better wages.
3 Immigrants. 4 Girls coming to
visit relatives or friends whom they
have not seen for some time. 5
Showgirls. 6 Runaways.
The letter of warning is as follows:
"Girls are coming to Chicago every
day from all over the world seeking
employment. We have been in Trav
elers' Aid work for over twenty-five
vears and there never has been a time
like this in all the history of our work
when it has been so impossible for
strange girls to obtnin work.
"The people of Chicago refuse to
employ girls without recommenda
tions and girls with fine educations
are taking almost nnv ki" of w"-v
now to make an honest living. We
earnestly ask you to warn women,
men and girls not to come here.
"So many girls who have come from
some part of Europe stay in New
York long enough to get money to
come to Chicago, where they seek
work long enough to enable them to
go on to some other part of the
world. When I ask them why .they
did not stay where they were until
they had money enough to take care
of themselves or were sure of em
ployment, they answer, 'We want to
"We want to do all we can, but I
think it is about time we are giving
some attention to the girls we have
on hand. So, unless girls make sure
they have employment after reaching
here, or have corresponded with
friends to be sure of a home, they
should not come to Chicago.
"Many come to Chicago expecting
to stay with friends. Some of them
they have not heard from for years,
and, consequently, when they reach
here they find that their friends have
moved to another part of the country.
"Girls come here from New York
City, Detroit. Cleveland and every
other city in the country thinking
they will receive larger salaries. This
is a great mistake, and I earnestly ask
the newspapers and societies which
have the interest of girls at heart to
do all they can to correct these
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