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LAST EDITION ONE CENT
UNION STOCK YARDJS QUARANTINE IS DENIED
ROUND TRIP IN AUTOBUS COSTS THE PARIS
WORKMAN FOUR CENTS WE HANG FOR DIME
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Editorial Monroe 353.
Circulation Monroe 3826.
VOL.4, NO. 101
Chicago, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1915
PROBE INTO CONDITIONS AT WESLEY
HOSPITAL BRINGS RESULTS
ALD. BLOCK EXPLAINS
MOTOR BUS P&ANS
"A good many people are under
the impression that the $3,000,000
motor bus item which council has
voted in the city budget means that
the whole lump will be used at one
smash to purchase the jitney buses,"
said Aid. Eugene Block today.
"That is all wrong. The most im
portant point to be understood about
motor buses at this time is that no
body proposes to buy $3,000,000
worth of vehicles in that way. If the
voters decide by referendum to try
motor bus lines the expense will be
light to begin with.
"For less money than it costs to dig
fifty yards of subway- we can buy a
dozen motor buses and test out the
plan in a preliminary way before
-spending more of the city's money."
Head of Hospital Signs
Agreement For Nine and
a Half Hour Work Day j
Another scrap for the rights of our
future mothers -was won by State
Factory Inspector Nelson when
Sup't E. S. Gilmore of the Wesley
hospital signed an agreement not to
work the nurses , in .training more
than nine and a half hours a day.
He was called to Nelson's office
after complaints caused an investiga
tion which showed that girls worked
as long as J.6 hours some days for
their board and the princely salary of
$4 a month.
On Jan. 21, Gertrude Stoetzel, In
spector, paM a visit to the Wesley
hospital. Ab an example of-what-sbe
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