Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
-T-Jly i iW(
situation is concerned she has made
a bad exchange.
"Society is against the prostitute.
A family that has growing boys and
girls is not going to take a woman
of the streets into the home.
"The proposed shelter, home would
give the girl further education and a
"It is absolutely necessary for the
girls who have gone wrong and want
to get right, who are really anxious
to be sent there without having a
conviction against them, to take
them off the street for their own pro
tection, until ihey can get on their
"It is also necessary for a certain
lass of girls who need phyhsical and
" mental treatment, who need read
justment, and who might, if given
proper care for a sufficient length of
time, rehabilitate themselves once
"It is necessary for the girl who
has been in the Bridewell. She must
have some place to go when she
comes -out again, else she is going
back on the street and we have ac
"Without the shelter home for
these women we are in the same posi
tion we would be if we had no jails
to send men criminals.
"The fining system accomplishes
nothing. It just holds the girl down
that much more. JSJjne out of every
ten girls who came before me in the
morals court needed all the money
they had for food and a roof over
their heads and for that reason I
did not fine very much.
"How can these girls change when
they simply walk out into the same
Did stink-hole they were in before.
What inducement is there for them to
' "The whole, problem of prostitution
ha so njany angles that one wan
ders in a maze, but there can be no
ioubt in the minds of thinking peo
ple that a Shelter Home fdr these
women would be a step in the right,,
TO TRY AND.SETTLETROUBLE
IN PAINTERS' RANKS
The wage scale, committee of the
Painters' District Council will meet
a committee of the Decorators' ..and
Painters' Club tomorrow in an at-,f
tempt to settle their differences re-
garding the uniform agreement. It
is said that neither side is prepared t6
concede to the other and that the
painters will demand many changes
before they tie their hands upby
signing the agreement which pre
vents sympathy strikes.
Today the Building Construction"
Employers ass'n will present a. writ
ten answer to the objectors of the
agreement. Information was given
out at their headquarters that they
would 'not change the principles but
that some objectionable paragraphs
may be rewritten as a compromise. "
Thursday Samuel Gompers, pres.
A. F. of L. said, though he did not
favor the agreement in its present
form, there were a few good points in"
it, which might be retained.
A committee of three municipal
court judges Newcomer, Gemmill
and Sullivan have been appointed
to arbitrate between the plasterers
and the contractors. The contractors
charge that the plasterers violated
their agreement when a sympathy
strike was called on the Lumber
man's Exchange bldg. The judges
will decide this.
IS PASTOR AND LAWYER IN THE
Quincy, III. After preaching fu
neral sermon for Marshal James C.
Jacobi, Judge C, J. Schofield, Car
thage, JUL, acted as att'y in court for.,
Clifford Anderson, who shot and(
killed Jacobi. Was minister before'
o o i
Newi York. Patrons of vaudeville
theater saw impromptu act when
Manager Meyer Solomon was "beaten
i-l- W A ,
up on ine siage oy two song-ana-dance
artists he had discharged.
m ,fom(uiimtL,mlmmmmmmitnnMt mniiM