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dayr some place where there aren't
any society women to chaperone, but
a few of the girls' mothers or the
boys' mothers. A place where they
can dance or play games just like
they would in their own, parlors and
where they can sit and spoon if they
think they are in love and not be
ashamed to be seen spooning. It is
the having to sneak away to spoon
that starts boys and girls doing other
things, because when you get the
nerve to do one thing you are asham
ed of you get the nerve to do a still
"For the girl already on the street,
the girl like me, 1 don't know. There
isn't anything anybody can do for me.
I have been lucky; I ve never been ar
rested and I've solicited three years,
but when I do they won't be making
a future angel of me by making me
pay for a license tag to wear on my
neck and they won't make an angel
of me by putting me in jail. I am
what I am and there is your answer."
"Tell me jusf one thing," I said. "Is
there nothing that would make you
give this up?"
We measured glances, then her
eyes fell. "Yes," she said, "if I met
some fellow that loved me enough to
marry me and I loved him enough to
Tomorrow, because the story bears
directly on this subject, I shall tell
you of the motive that prompted one"
gill to be willing to sell herself and
of the solution that was offered for
her problem. Then I shall let you de
cide for yourself whether any one has
really offered any solution to the
problem of prostitution.
DOESN'T LIKE NICKNAME
Hastings, Neb., Jan. 7. Robt T.
Dressier, prominent merchant, today
served public notice through display
ads in the newspapers that will pros
ecute for damages, claiming $25,000,
anybody who calls him by his popu
lar nickname "Jake,"' which he has
carried for 25 years as a resident of
ONCE RICH, NOW BEGS
Once rich, but broke and despon
dent now, a man giving the name Al
bert Huth asked for 65 cents to rent
a room and end his life, according
to Detectives McCormick and Mal
low. I Formerly rated at $800,000 and
owner of several large restaurants,
he had gone broke from gambling,
been turned down by his wealthy
fgolks and left by his wife, his story
went, according to the sleuths.
They gave him the money for a
meal and shelter for the night upon
promise that he would try to make a
new start. The y will notify his
brother, a director of the Indepen
dent Harvester Co. of Piano, 111.
BREAD MAY BE SIX CENTS '
Six cents will be the price of a' loaf
of bread soon, according to the bak
ers, if wheat prices which have been
soaring do not take a downward slide.
Flour, has advanced 50 cents a sack
during the past few days. ,
The only alternative is to lower the
weight of the loaf and bakers are
against this. A city law declares that
a five-cent loaf of bread must weigh
at least 12 1-2 ounces.
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