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left their babies at maternity homes.
That is why the maternity home is an
evil. Girls should be forced to keep
their babies with them because the
child brings them to a realization of
right and wrong.
"One girl I knew who'tlied a month
ago idealized motherhood.. She kept
her baby with her for six years and
worked in a department store down
town and defied her neighbors and so
ciety, and the girls who come here
from other towns should be sent
home again and made to keep their
children with them.
"I would not like to say that low
wages is a direct cause of degrada
tion of the sane girl, but a great many
sub-normal girls who work in factor
ies and stores and see other women
and girls with better things, go wrong
on account of low wages.
"Society after all sets the pace and
if club women and society women
would wear plain clothes when they
are shopping it would eliminate the
constant reminder to working girls
that what they are denied other worn- I
en have in abundance.
'Perhaps I haven't sounded very
optimistic, but I am optimistic. I
have known many women of the
streets who are now leading splendid
lives, and after all I wonder if the sin
of nature is as grievous as many oth
ers. To my mind tne gossip wno de
stroys a reputation is much more
guilty in the sight of the Creator than
some of the fallen women."
The next interview on this subject
was obtained from Judge C. N. Good
now of the morals court
MARRIED TWO WEEKS YOUNG
COUPLE TAKE LIVES
George Gasser and his bride of
two weeks ended their lives Over the
poison route Sunday night in a little
woodshed in the rear of the home of
Gasser's mother, 1309 S. Sawyer av. I
Mrs. Gasser discovered the bodies,
locked m last embrace, when she
went for wood. Her husband found
dressed to Mrs. H. H. Ebersold, moth
er of the girl.
An inquest will be held today in
an effort to learn if there were other
reasons for the death pact besides
the hint of illness in Gasser's note.
Gasser, who was 25 years old,
worked as a substitute mail carrier.
His wife was a filing clerk at Sears
Roebuck. She was 19. They eloped
FEELING HIS WAY
a note, dated Jan. X which was ad-I toral &JL'
"Howdy, Belinda. Am yo' daddy
an' mammy well?"
"An you' brudders and sistern?"
'An' de pigs, chickens an' ducks?"
"Yassah all but de turkey gob
bler Daddy killed him dis mawn-
"Yo run along, chile, an' tell yo
Daddy Ah'm comin' to make a pas-