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LAST- EDITION 1 4 LAST EDITION
STORY MOVER TOLD GRAND JURY fS INSIDE
WOMEN TO BENEFIT BY FORD'S PLAN
RIVERSAND CHIP ARE IN CHICAGO
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, gggg Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and:.Publisher. rf51gg Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 86 Chicago, Friday, Jan. 9, 1914 ONE CENT
DEMAND FOR VOTE FOR REDLIGHT
WOMEN MADE BY MRS. 80WEN
North Side .Society Surprised at Speech Speaker Says
Prostitutes Need ' Vote' More Than the Good
Women Claims They Would Fight for
Laws That Would Do Good,
Mrs. Joseph T. Bowen surprised the good -women of the North Side
by her demand that the ballot be given the women of the underworld.
The hoard of election commissioners at the instigation of several re
form organizations recently passed a rule prohibiting women of the red
light district to vote. Nearly every clubwoman in the xrity seemed to be be
hind the commissioners at . that time.
But last night Mrs. -iSden. stepped out frorna -packed drawingroom,
filled with -fashionable women, members of the Twenty-first Ward Women's
organization, and drove home some telling points.
"It's not so much we women of the Xake Shore Drive that;heed the
ballot," she cried out, 'Ibut it's the working, women of the nation that need
the ballot in order to get living cohditions. And it's the Magdalenes of the
nation that need the ballot, so that they might remedy the conditions which
caused them to fall back, beaten, and hopeless."
The good ladies seemed rather surprised, but not shocked. Mrs. Bowen