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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 18, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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by -three men who met him at back 1
door of home.
Two robbers attempted holdup on
Swan Peterson, bartender, 230 W.
Chicago av. Chased with seltzer bot
tle. Paul Kearns, 1943 Park av., broke
right leg stepping from St. Paul train
at Paulina and Ashland av.
Mrs. Julia Block, 5852 Normal av.,
went into kitchen to get medicine.
Met by burglar. Took $89 at gun
point ,
John Lacey, detective sergeant
Shakespeare station, sprained ankle
in fall at 35th and Archer.
I. C. train derailed by spread rails
at Homewood. Several Chicagoans
hurt, none seriously.
Ignatius Divorski, 2, 4832 S. Ada,
forgotten when parents rushed from
re in home. Rescued by Cap't G. C.
Mrs. B. V. Weidstadt, 1500 E. 57th,
took poison by mistake. May live.
Wm. Enright elected head of Chi.
Ass'n of Detective Sergeants Sunday.
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That artificial desires aroused and.
developed by keep'ers of disorderly"
houses is one of the largest contrib
utors to moral downfall was the as
sertion made by Kate Adams, sup't
of Coulter Home for Girls, who
spoke yesterday at the open forum of
the City club.
"Prostitution represents not only
the coming together of the supply
and demand; it represents the ex
ploitation of artificial appetite and
overworked supply," said Miss Ad
ams. "Supply can be developed to
almost any extent. There is no more
efficient way to manufacture and de
velop demand than to crowd supply
in an attractive form upon the buy
ers' attention.
"The custom of moral restraint is
both practical and useful to society."
Yesterday was called "morals day"
at the club and Judge Goodnow,
morals court, spoke on some needed
New York, Jan. 18. The United
commission on industrial relations
today opened its investigation to de
termine whether the Rockefeller in
stitution, together with the Carnegie,
Russell Sage and Cleveland founda
tions, actually possesses the power to
poison public thought by exercising
control over colleges and schools.
Chairman Prank Walsh intimated
today that one of the results of the
committee's investigation may be a
recommendation to congress that a
federal foundation be created to take
over the activities of the privately
controlled foundations, such as that
controlled by the Rockefellers.
Drawing a vivid picture of labor
being slowly crushed beneath the
steadily increasing power of concen
trated wealth, Samuel Untermyer,
former attorney for the "money
trust" investigating committee, to
day called upon the government fed
eral commission on industrial rela
tions to aid the workers.
f "The trades unions and workers'
organizations are gradually growing
weaker," he said. "To such an ex
tent has wealth been concentrated
in a few hands that capital is now ar
raigned against labor in a bitter but
nevertheless unequal struggle."
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A booking agent for a Chautau-
qua bureau visited a small town in
the middle west. He called on a man
who said that in order to introduce a
Chautauqua it would be necessary to
see the most prominent man in the
town. Hogether they called on the
"first citizen," and the booking agent
was introduced.
"Mr. Jones," said he, "I called to
see you in regard to a Chautauqua."
"It won't do a bit of good," spoke
up the prominent citizen. "My wife
and I have looked over all the cata
logues carefully and have already de
cided on another machine." Every
body's Magazine.

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