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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 10, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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of us "will, be out And out we will
have to stay? Of course, there are
exceptions to this rule and do one
can deny the fact that "our" present
administration, the "safety first"
p brand, las done much to help the
workingmen, and especially the un
emnloved. Jufet think of it! A new.
M palatial municipal flop house has
1 hoon TnlTiYlfrnr -full Tiloaf ffr crma
time.
A well-written and elaborate re
port on unemployment was issued by
the market commission and Julius,
who is an expert on employing cheap
labor, was appointed by the mayor on
the commission which is expected to
find ways and means to put the pro
visions of the report into .operation.
No doubt when the good old summer
time again pays us a visit, conditions
bettered and some of the unemployed
re-employed, we will have the pleas
ure to learn that the benefits to be der
rived from the report will be post
' poned to a more opportune time.
Really, we boobs don't seem to ap
preciate the ,devotion of the admiiv
istration to the cause of the unem
ployed. For instance, we ought to he
thankful for the arrest and clubbing
which took place near Hull House a,
few Sundays ago. Now is the time
to show our gratitude for all -the
"good" things handed down to us by
the "safety first" administration.
Fred lsler, 1300 W. 14th pi.
MEDICAL SCIENCE.1-He.re is the
way modern medical science views
the sex questions: While the same
code of morals for men and women
may be ideal, such a standard is ar
tificial and opposed to the physiolog
ical development of the two sexes.
Thte is a scientific fact
Under present economic conditions,
when men cannot marry young, if
at' all, we must have prostitution. We
would not db away with it if we could,
lb acts as the safety valve of society.
Without it men would commit rape
and other perversions. Then the
bej$t thing to do is;
A For the woman prostitute: Sejf-
regation, sexuar instruction, medical
inspection, and, in Casfe of disease,
hospitalization. '
B For the man: Instructions asto
the use of alcohol in increasing' mt-
ual desires and liability to infectiog;
Instructions as to the dangers of ve
nereal infection, and instruction fa. '
the best and most efficient venerea1
prophylaxis, as Is now done in .tie
army and nvy. ftC Ljndley, 3895
Cottage Grove av, n
ANOTHER SOLUTION, Prostitu,-
tion is an interesting problem and jk
dqubt people, who have nothing uh1
to do, fool around with this so-cal( '
vice and pose as reformers. Every
persons has his Or her hobby, ,We
have in this world gamblers, Btanp
collectors apd vice reformers.
However, whether reformers ac.-n
complish anything besides satiefyifife
their hobby is a different question.
Prostitution Is too serious a pxoppsf
Hnn to h trpatpri NphtW ThA ntaiido
of prostitution may be found in mr-fi
natural conditions.
A man1 sleeps in a filthy; vermin
infested hole-, works nine to twelve,
hours a day, breathes foul air and
gets a wage hardly sufficient to sup
port one. And. then he. is expected
to have a sense of morality. Thiols
nonsensical and if we had scientific
men to investigate this evil, Instead
of our often rigthly-named '$?
pilots," we might accomplish sonVe
thing. Therefore let us get at the caifce.
improve conditions and there wHlra
no desire or demand tor prostitutjoR.
This may be accomplished as follows:
Egotism is the only incentive in life.
The man who takes away & vPf-r if
bread from a child does so ;from-tke-f
same incentive that man has vthar
gives a child a piece of bread. tot
us first educate the masses, then ar-
range things so as to make the ?l- .
fpre of one the welfare of all. ' a
Government ownership- is a good11
method for th& and as then every
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