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THE DAY BOOK 500 SO. PEORIA ST. .TEL. MONROE 353 VqI. 1, No51 - Chicago, 'Saturday, Nov. -25, 191:1 One Gent :rm r ; s : r : rr: . - THEY'RE PENSIONING MOTHERS IN ILLINOIS- . Miss Jane-Addams-Tells Readers of "The Day Book About It. --. . i5 7 1 "It's a crutch, not wheel chair" The new idea is intended for the temporaryaid of mothers no t,f or tile entire feare' of the fam ily. It keeps youngs.ters.at home instead of in Charitable Institutions. Miss Jane'Addams. The state of Illinois .thinks i: is better to give, a mother, a pension of $10 or $15 a month to help her keep her children at;home rather than spend the same amount maintaining the children in an or phan asylum or state "home". A new law, providing for-mothers' pensions, has justJbecome ef fective. ." The first ' pensioner -Is Mrs. Margaret; Togpcl, who was struggling to bring up six: chil dren on ahard-earnedl$8 a week. . She is now given $15 a month to 'augment 'her -wages and the children will stilllcnow her mother-love and daily care. . Th? new law is -popular, THou.- ittt t jt rt ti-rt-ri t-lt-ti K-t-fH-1 1 r i .