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HOUSEWIVES OF CHICAGO DECLARE WAR ON
SOARING PRICE OF EGGS
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VOL.3, NO. 48 Chicago, Saturday, Nov. 22, 1913 ONE CENT
A MAYOR REBUKES OSTENTATION OF
OVERFED ORGANIZED CHARITY
Refuses to Dine With Dives While Lazarus Lies Hungry
at the Gate Also Declines to Look at Moving
Pictures of "How Needy Families Live."
BY N. D. COCHRAN
I see by the papers that Julius Rosenwald and others are giving
luncheons at the LaSalle Hotel, as part of the charity trust game, to raise
money for the Chicago Charity trust.
That reminds me of the banquet given by the Associated Charities of
San Francisco in January of this year, at which guests paid $3 a plate and
watched moving pictures illustrating "how needy families live" and "the
battles with poverty and sickness."
J. Stitt Wilson, mayor of Berkeley, California, just across the bay froir
San Francisco, was invited to attend and refused. He wrote a letter ex
plaining why he would not attend this charity feast.
The letter was printed in full in the Chicago Tribune of January 31
1913, and is here republished and referred to Julius Rosenwald and his
plutocratic pals in the Chicago Charity Trust for their thoughtful con
sideration: "City Hall, Berkeley, Cal., Jan. 29. Mr. O. K. Cushing, president of
the Associated Charities of San Francisco. Dear Sir: I beg to thank you.
committee on entertainment fog, the invitation to be jpresent at the annual