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NOON EDITION - NOON EDITION
STRIKING MINERS AT" CALUMET PROPOSE
ARBITRATION TO MINE MANAGERS
'THE DAY BOOK
i An'Adless Daily Newspaper.
- ' N.- D. Cochran, gsgg. Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. agsP Automatic SI -422.
' 500 South Feojia St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month. ,
VOL.,3,N0.65 Chicago,' Saturday, Dec. 13, 1913 ONE CENT
YOUNG GIRL SHOCKS WISE JUDGE BY
TELLING SOME ROTTEN TRUTH
"Babe" Smith of Canton, Ohio, Refuses Help of "So
Called Good Rich Women" and Chooses "Jungle"
Life Instead Tells Judge Social Workers
Would Be Glad to Help Her Go To Hell
Big Sister Movement Started,
"Where do you suppose I'm going? I'm going back sporting. I need
the money. That's the only way I can make it."
. A "Babe Smith," a mere slip of a girl who looked about seventeen, but
; claimed to De past eighteen, stood in the Juvenile Court in Canton, Ohio,
and hurled this defiance in the face of Judge Krischbaum, while she laughed
I bitter and brazenly.
I She had been taken in a raid of a notorious dive the night before, and
because of her youthful appearance had been brought to the Juvenile Court,
where she knew they could not hold her.
j "You are free," the judge said, when he ascertained herbage.
! The court receiyed its first surprise then. The girl threw "back her head
and echoed tauntingly: "Free?"
The contempt in her voice caused Judge Krischbaum to lean forward
and stare at 'her.
. "Don't you -understand" asked. "You are free. You say you are.
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