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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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plate marriage can be. taught proper
ly as to how to conduct themselves
on sexual matters.
"I had a woman today in court who
was charged with contributing to the
dependency of children.. Her hus
band was in theBndewell, where he
was serving time for wife desertion,
This, woman had three children, the
youngest, only 2 months old, was
born while the father was in jail.
"This woman told me that qne
child was in the home of her sister
and the other two were in an orphan
age." "Now, aftersh had) the first child,
do you think that she wanted the
qther children after she found that
her husband was a drunkard?
"This woman, didn't want the oth
er children and she would not have
had them if she knew how to take
care of herself.
"I think that some day this coun
try will have birth control."
o o
PRICE OF WOMEN'S STOCKINGS
HAS GOT TO GO UP OR THE
LENGTH COME DOWN
Chicago women are threatened,
with bad colds and Chicago men are
threatened with loss of eyesight.
And it is all on account of the wom
en's stockings. Either the price has
got to go up or the length has got to
come down. That's what the Na
tional Ass'n of Hosiery Manufactur
ers claim. If the socks come down
and the wind blows hard well, men
will be men, you know.
A shortage of needles, for which
Germany is blamed, and the increas
ing cost of products'were discussed'
by central western knitting manu
facturers yesterday.
"We've got to make women's
stockings shorter or increase the
price 50 per cent," said Sec'y C. R.
Carter of Philadelphia. "Already
costs have been advanced from 25 H
to 50 per cent."
A resolution demanding the release
by Germany of shipments of needles
bound for. the JJnited States was
adopted. Unless the needles are re
leased the resultant loss will-have to
be added to production costs, mem
bers agreed. '
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MOSTLY ANYTHING
New York grand jury indicted six
of so-called poultry trust for viola
tion of anti-trust act
Isn't there some work for a grand
jury in Chicago along the same lines..
Only, applying to eggs, meats, etc.
Lock the machine before your auto
is stolen has taken the place of the
old saying, lock the stable door be
fore the horse is swiped.
The latest dope is that the elevated
and surface lines may be run by one
corporation.
Whatever the outcome may be, let
us have more cars on both. It's easy
enough.
Department of' Commerce bulletin
says: "Knock the H out of the high
cost of living by the use of grayfish
as food."
H stands for high, however, and
not what you thought.
Suffragists tried to heckle Presi
dent Wilson as he read his message
to congress. Woodrow does not
heckle very well, however.
Now that the city diet squad has
finished ijs experiment, what do we
gain by it?
The Standard Oil Co. has Tost its
head.
A pair of shoes, a dozen eggs or a
pound of meat would be a nrcej but
expensive, Christmas present to give
friend wife.
Don't let anybody get your goat!
We'll be eajing that sort of meat
nexc
oo f
Kansas City. Kansas publishers
unable to buy paper for less than 5y
to 62 cents a-pound, while some are
paying as high as 10 cents.
Greenville, Pa. Chicago Bridge &
Iron Works grants 10 per cent raise
to 1,000 workers.

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