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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 29, 1911, Image 1

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Toledo, ,0.,Nov.- 29l-lDean
' jWalter ,T. Sumner, president of
,-the ..Chicago Vice Commission,
delivered an address oh . ''The
Suppression of the Social EviL" at
Trinity, JEpiscopal church, here
last night, t and made the state
ment .that the. Vice Commission
investigated 52 , American cities
" oiltsjde hi Chicago, fie also said
thfr members of the commission
wefe, bound not. to give out any
thing except what is contained in i
. the printed report, on Chicago.,
. "The social evil," he.sa.id, "is
""a man's problem. It is a com-
mercialized industry, fostered
and supported by men, and, whose
, earnings go to men. '
In our sympathy for the fallen
Jjijwoman wfe must not, forget the
' ' men. You would be surprised to
know the men who are pure ,and
good and who fall, through the
- "temptations which the social evil
- presents in our city. '
-t "Every man who enters a
rothdMakes-hlsilife-in, his hand,si
Address at
and,' alas; 4ls'of the life of the
woman he is ''to "we'd, -rand also,
the "lives -bf-lhe. children wh6
may be-borii to"ihem.
"0 its a' mart's' problem. We
will never mak'e any permanent
r progress, in the suppression of
tne 'social evu unrii tne nearts or
men are changed; until' here is
only one.lavrof morality for men
as for women. It-is a problem
for us a followers of Christ, as
citizens, df the commonwealth, as
fathers of a generation to come.
"The'ohly thin& that will per
manently change- the situation is
a'spirit of religion that! will move
hmen that they -will stand up -for
a woman's honor 'as a matter of
chivalry." J
"It is an impressive fact that
the unanimous decision of the
'Chicago Vice Commission was
forT immediate and constant repression-
of the social evil with
tojal elimination as the ultimate
ideal. .
"Regulation and segregation
have pi oven tfttaHailures in cort-
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