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GRANDMA DID IT HERSELF
New York city is in ne,ed of 100 good household servants or
"hired girls." The troubles of the housewife are endless. The city
J has an official who .tries to arrange difficulties'bet.ween the employer
and her help, tut he is simply swamped in tribulation.
He says the trouble is partly due to high steamship fares that
keep women from coming in sufficientxnumbers and partly due to
the treatment the girls 'receive in many homes. But the greatest
difficulty lies in the fact that the "hired girl is assumed to have no
social instincts and hence is given no -chance to gratify them and
the nature of her work is so absolutely menial that it. does not fit
with the American idea."
The modern woman has many advantages, but in one respect
our grandmothers had her "beaten to a frazzle." They thought it a
fine, dignified thing to do their own work, with the aid of proud and
willing daughters. But we have "progressed" a long way from our
dean old grandmothers.
NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Police Captain John Halpin's
men have arrested 14 pickpockets
and con men.
( The rest of the pickpockets and
con. .men in -town are having a
Policeman A. Patten, 511 W.
45th st, beaten up by 5 men who
caused disturbance, at "moon
light" picnic, Grimm's Grove,
5358 S. Western av.
4 horses stabled in brick and
frame barn, 3517 S. Paulina St.,
burned to death in fire believed of
. T. Roosevelt nearly threw a fit
when a bright photographer
tried to snap him arm in arm with
Colonel William Jennings Bryan.
Chicago Bar association to take
up charges against legal depart
ment of Chicago Railways Co.
These charges are in regard to
jthe peculiar methods adopted by
the corporation's lawyers to de
feat personal injury suits. And
it's time something was done
That $25,000,000, King Pierp.
loaned the banks to break the last
panic turns out to be the same
wad Uncle Sam loaned Pierp.
Patrick MrGee, a cripple, fell
'down flight of stairs at home, 500
S. Clark st. Killed instantly.
Mrs. Mary Melican, 1021 N.
Franklin, st., fell from window of
home of Mrs. Maloney, 945 N.
Wells st. Not badly hurt.
Mrs. Melican first said Mrs
Maloney's husband had pushed
her out the window, but later de
nied this ,and said she had just
Count Von Bernstorff , German
ambassador to U. S., arrived for
Hearing all this talk about
"naked theft,""professional crooks