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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 02, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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communicated with. If the parents
are willing the girls are permitted to
go on in the life. To me that seemed
"I do not believe there is the feel
ing against these-girls when they try
to rehabilitate themselves that people
imagine. Not long since a girl who
has lived in a house of prostitution
married a good man and is getting
"Undoubtedly the idea of a shelter
home will seem to many of the girls
like a prison, but they must be got
ten out of the life in some way and
the home should be made as little
like prison as-possible. They are
" often sent to the House of Correc
tion now, as are other criminals.
"As I said before, none of these
solutions seems entirely satisfactory,
but at least each one is an attempt to
Tomorrow I will tell you -what Mrs.
Leonore Z. Meder of the Public Wel
fare Bureau said in answer to the
query: "Is there any solution to the
problem of prostitution?"
POOR POLICE PROTECTION
KICKS GET RESULTS
Following hundreds of complaints
and petitions, the mayor has given
orders to have the old Lake street po
lice station reopened.
Recently the building was closed
and the diBtrict was divided between
the Warren av. and Desplaines st.
Delegations from business men's
associations, led by Aid. James Law
ley, kicked against poor police pro
tection. o o
THE DRUG STORE BABY
Sallle Ratus, , i
Ann O'Dyne, V
Ann T. Septic,
Sal Soda, or
Jayne? Boston Globe.
FIREMEN TO GET THEIR TURN
IN BIG DEAL MONDAY
Firemen will have their turn Motf
day before the railroad arbitration
board, picked to settle trouble be
tween the western roads and 64,000
Underpay, overwork and bad hours
are among the complaints of the rail
road coal passers and they are pre
paring arguments to back up their
demands. They ask:
Unclassified service to be paid for
at through freight rate; for ordinary
switching firemen $3.10 to .$4 a day,
according to engine weight.
Additional pay of 2 cents an hour
for all who begin work at hours other
than 6 and 8 a. m.
Time and a half for each hour in
excess of a ten-hdur working day.
Thirty minutes' undisturbed time,
The same treatment for suburban
as regular passenger enginemen.
A PROMISING RECRUIT .
"If there would .be a war, Uncle
George, would you become a sol
dier?" "I think not, Edwin. I'm afraid I
would be too large around the belt."
"But, Uncle, look what a lot of car
tridges you could carry around your
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