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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 10, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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Mrs. Wm. Thomas, SO 42 Exchange
av., $5.70, and Mrs. James1 Henry,
9223 Barley St., $20.
John Healy, 3680 Union av., stop
ped by two men. Lost $5.
Allen Brown, lOHammond, step
ped in front Of auto, seriously injur
ed. Father struck by piece of coal
from locomotive. Squll fractured.
Case against-John Fall is dismissed
Escaped serious charge involving
Rose Howanie,tz, 2043 Mohawk av.,
by marrying "girl.
Jury in libel suit of Wm. F. Stine
against Press Publishing Co., St. Jos
eph, Mich., disagreed.
Shipment of .474,185 pounds of
Canadian, butter caused drop from
38 cents to 32 cents.
Leon Reinhold salesman; Rudolph
Noel, wholesale jewelers, missing.
$5,000 worth of diamonds gone.
Bell Phone Co. lets thousand of
employes go. Stockholders squabble
Eleanore E. Leibundguch, 700S S.
Elizabeth st., suicided. Rope.
Charles Zimmer cut throat. Dead.
. Had tuberculosis."
Charles Hellerman,. 2231 Orchard
St., suicided. Rope: Was losing sight.
Mrs. Martha Schmel, 950 W. Mon
roe st, swallowed cyanide of potas
sium. Condition serious.
Mrs. Emma Crosse, 2504 Warren
av., found dead. Gas. : Coroner inves
tigating. o o
The new budget is causing the
council finance committee much
worry. Last night the committee
held a secret session at which some
thing occurred that made Chairman
John A. Richert tear out of the room
and announce he was going home.
The budget is right now about $2,
500,000 in excess of the revenue and
the aldermen are having one of their
stiffest scraps in cutting it down.
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Five hundred and forty pounds of
blood pass through the heart in one
hour. .
Milwaukee, Jan. 10. The weddjng
"famine" caused by the eugenics law
is costing Milwaukee in the neigh
borhood of $10,000 a day, according
to estimates.
The average rate of rent paid by
newly-wedded couples is $18 a month
and landlords are losing $450 a' day.
The coal men are losing $,400 a day.
Furnishing for each flat expenditure
of at- least $300, and the nest feath
erers are losing 7,500 daily. The
grocery man is losing about $150 a
day and $250 in ministers' fees are
going by the hoard every day. Cloth
ing merchants are losing $625 daily
by not selling "glad rags." $750 a
day is an easy estimate of the loss
of the brides "scenery."
Add to this items for photographs,
flowers, wedding trip, carriages, mu
sicians an dd'ecorations, and the
daily .loss is well above $10,000.
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"Leaders in the feminist-movement
are charged with a large share of re
sponsibility for making America's di
vorce rate the second largets in the
world," said Rev. Edwin Heyl Delk of
Philadelphia, in an article on "Di
vorce and Social Welfare" in the cur
rent number of the Biblican World,
and sees menace In the movement
"The movement," he declared,
"has taken on in some quarters a
rank license and riot of expression
in both literature and life, which
threafens the moral und legal statues
of the whole nation."
Among the other causes of divorce
enumerated are erotic novels", inde
cent bodicus, the passion of admir
ation, jewels, physical ' comfort and
emotional thrills, cocktails, cigarets
and hasty marriages. Dr. Delk urges
uniform marriage and divorce laws
as the greatest reform need.
In discussing feminism, Dr. Delk
ssys that all motherhood is sacred
within or without the marriage bon.dE,

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