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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 03, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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first time since the early days of Ma
dera he has maintained absolutely
perfect order in Mexico City.
Administration leaders were great
ly troubled when they learned that
Zapata would beat Villa into the cap
ital. The news that he had shown
himself a real leader has convinced
President Wilson and his advisers
that, like Villa, he may have been
greatly misrepresented by his ene
mies. All reports reaching the state de
partment agree that Carranza's
troops have been greatly reduced in
number through desertions. Despite
this, however, if he elects to resist
he can cause heavy losses to the at
tacking force, as his men now oc
cupy the entrenchments constructed
under the direction of Gen. Fred Fun
ston. t
The remainder of Mexico is at pres
ent seemingly- pacific, according to
all of the reports reaching here.
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GIRLS OUT OF WORK TRIED TO
.' SUICIDE FOUND IN TIME
"We are out of work and desper
ate," two sisters told Dr. A. Wendt,
police ambulance surgeon, when he
brought them back to consciousness
with a lung motor last night.
Lillian and Margaret Dunn, 16 and
18 years old, were thrown out of work
when the war started. For three
months they have walked the streets
following the "want ads." Yesterday
their father, William, who is also out
of work, couldn't even afford to give
them carfare to go downtown.
They walked the streets all day,
hungry. They had no lunch.
After washing the supper dishes
last night they went up to their room
and turned on the gas.
Their -father discovered them in
time.
And when the two girls recovered
from the all-night coma things had
changed. In the papers thousands
had read of the pitiful condition of
the Dunne family and hundreds of
real good people came forward this
morning with offers of help.
There will be no more job hunting
for the Dunne sister, for many offers
of positions have been made.
The Dunne girls believe that there
is something to live for and that Chi
cago isn't so unkind after all.
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TEACHER MOTHERS TO WIN?
New York. Dec. 3. Teacner-moth-ers
who have been fighting- the
New York board of education rule by
which married teachers are suspend
ed for remaining away from their
duties to bear children today pre
dicted a rescinding of the order.
Mayor Mitchel last night appointed
eight new members to the board.
He had previously expressed dis
approval of the ruling which made it
impossible for married teachers to
become mothers and declared that
"some way would be found to give
the teacher-mothers a chance." Ad
herents of the teacher-mother cause
said today that all of the eight new
members were favorable to their
cause.
BOY HAS 1 DAY TO MAKE GOOD
A job for a boy of 16 to save him
from being sent to St Charles for
18 months is pleaded for by Jack
Robbins, Big Brother of the Last
Change Boys' club, 1138 S. Ashland
blvd., telephone West 1360.
This boy was taken into the juve
nile court nearly a month ago and
told by Judge Pinckney that if ho
could not get a job inside of thirty
days he would be sent to St. Charles
for 18 months. The boy, according
to Jack Robbins, has walked the
streets every day hunting work and
has been unsuccessful. He has just
one more day to make good and Rob
bins sent out this appeal to the people,
of Chicago to help this boy.
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New York. 73 murders commit
ted in Greater New York since Sept.
1, according to statement by Police
Commissioner Woods,
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