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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 11, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, gagga Telephones:
Editor and Publisher. Editorial Monroe 353.
500 South Peoria St 333 Circulation Monroe 3826.
VOL. 4, NO. 64
Chicago, Friday, Dec. 11, 1914
ONE CENT
YOUNG MOTHER, FIRED FROM BOSTON
STORE JOB, TRIES TO DIE
Mrs. Margaret Coley Struggled To Keep Her Child in
School Drudgery Shows Up Her Work Boston
r , Store Decides to Oust Her for
Younger Girl
For many months Mrs. Margaret
Coley, 35 years old, dragged herself
from her rooming house at 1038 N.
La Salle St., to the Boston Store,
where she drudged for $7 and $8 a
week.
The job was extremely necessary
to her. Out of' the $7 or $8 a week
she had to pay $3.50 for a room. And
she has a little boy, 11 years old, who
has constituted practically the only
ray of sunshine in her life. Tns boy
she kept in a school at Evanston.
mother went hungry that the child
might have something. But she never
complained. She only fought on,
building her hopes on the boy's fu
ture. But she has been tiring out The
Christmas rush has proved an aw
ful drag. Her work slowed up. The
straw bosses at the store noticed this.
Tuesday she felt weak. Her tired
body could not do the work the slave
drivers of the store wanted. So yes
terday they fired her to make way fo?
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