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VOL. 3, NO. 150 Chicago, Wednesday, March 25 1914 ONE CENT
CALLS BUFFET FLATS WORSE FOR
GIRLS THAN REDLIGHT DISTRICT
Secretary of Business M en's Morals Ass'n Says More and
More Girls Are Talking Up Prostitution as Means of
Shoving Incomes Up Above the Bread Line.
"There are more working girls,
taking up prostitution as a means of
shoving their income up above the
bread line at the present time than
ever before. This is due to the pri
vate buffet flats which are flourish
ing in the respectable 'parts of Chi
cago." William M. Blake, secretary
of the Business Men's Morals Asso-ciation.
"These flats offer more danger to
the working girl than even the old
redlight district No young girl
would dar6 go into the redlight dis
trict And.ihere was nd chance of
her staying -there by mistake. Be
cause every one knew what it was."
Blake is of the opMon that Chi-'
cage- needs a new investigation. He
recommends that the city council
take the matter up this time. And
he believes- such an investigation will
be onei result of Aid. Merriam's de
mand for an inquiry into what recom
mendations made by the old Busse
Vice Commission have beeli acted on.
The Vice Commission made a num
ber of recommendations to nearly all
departments of the city government.
Merriam says that only a few of.
these: have been acted on. ,