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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 15, 1912, Image 14

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an up-to-date range for cooking
and-the bafhroomshave the very
latest style of plumbing.
The rooms rent from $1.25 to
$2 a week a room, so that a small
Eamily, small enpugh to live com-
liot water for domestic purposes
is furnished free.
The roof furnishes a star at
traction: The entire space is giv
en up to gardens and playgrounds
covered and uncovered.
The Roof Garden,
fortably in a three-room and bath
suite would pay $3.75 a week,
ivhich is a price that compares
favorably with the exorbitant
xeharge5-for foul smelling rooms
in the poorer districts of New
A restaurant is to be opened at
which food will be sold- at cost.
This will-be apprecfated by many
bf the single girls who afe form
ing clubs and taking roomsln the
new buildings. One club of 14
forking girls has. already got a
The buildings are lighted by
jlectricify, which is included in
fhe rent. Heat is included and
The nation is dissatisfied
with palliatives. It- demands
cures. It is hopeless to fight
.symptoms. We must strike at
causes. Juvenile courts are able
to save children- from sin. They
cannot stop the endless proces-
sion of new cases until industrial
crime is abolished. Private priv
ilege must go. Unnatural bar
riers to equal opportunity must
be lowered.
The future of the rae depends
upon preventing the human
waste created- by unfair, inequit
able and unchristian industrial
and economic conditions. Ben
B. Lindsay.
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