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ents have, the better it win be for
themselves and their children.
This is my opinion. Possibly some
may not agree with me. but a little
deep thinking works wonders. Let us
all wake up. A Constant Reader.
ON THE MORALS COURT
Editor Day Book I have read the
most sensible item in your book, in
regard to Hildah Potter Loomis and
her ideas, which are certainly right.
If every one of the prosecutors of
the poor, harassed women would
have similar ideas there would not be
the so-called morals court, which is
a humiliation in itself. Bringing all
the poor girls in front of a crowd of
people to be criticised like criminals.
The so-called vice is not a criminal
offense to any one only themselves.
If they wish to dispose of their own
property it is their own business.
There is no one feeding the women
or clothing them or paying their rent,
to keep them from disposing of their
nature property. Nature is no crime.
Nature is nature. If these so-called
laws are what they try to make peo
ple believe they are, if the so-called
reformers would take the money they
are spending trying to clean up vice
and pay the women's living expenses,
they would not have to go on the
streets and hustle, or have decent
wages paid them they would be will
ing to work, or give them a district of
It is nothing but graft all the way
around. If there was no money in it,
there would be no pinching. They
arrest the girls take them in front of
a judge, then they have to pay their
fines and go out and hustle to get
more. Why do they take the girl's
money9 Her money is good enough
for them to spend. Why not she have
her own moneys
Thev don't seem to think it a crime
to get it. If the poor girls haven't got
it tney go to the Bridewell and serve
time, just because she hasn't the price
they ask her to pay for disposing of
her own property. G. D.
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There was a girl who played golf,
Who waa foolish to leave her hat off ;
She was caught In the rain
And suffered great pain,
And now has a terrible coif.