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Zr$f "jaBTa i-jWr-rfft'i. ip"PH NOON EDITION PROBE WHITE SLAVE RUMOR AFTER POLICE RAID NOON EDITION MARVELOUS MEMORY OF BOY AMAZES SCIENTISTS Entered as Second-Class Matter April Si, 19l at the Postoffice aft" Chicago, HL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879. N ,- THE DAY BOOK An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday N. D. Cochran, Editor and Publisher. 500 South Peoria St, 398 Tel. Monroe 353. By Mail, Except in Chicago, $3 a Year., VOL. 3, NO. 242 Chicago, Monday, July 13, 1914 ONE CENT CAN'T FIND HUSBANDS-GIRLS KILL THEMSELVES IN INDIA Because Their Fathers Are Unable to Pay Three Thou? sand Dollars to EducqteYoung Men, Dough-. ters- Choose Death, ' Calcutta, July 13. An epidemic of suicide among girls of marriageable age is sweeping over Bengal. 7 The high cost of husbands is re- 'Bponsible for this1cunousand terrible situation for these Bengalese girls aire choosing horrible apd dramatic methods of ending their lives. Each day some new incident of self-destruction is reported. Girls in school openly -plan for their t own .deaths. They speak in terms of.rever ence of girls ;whp have sought death rather than bankrupt their fathersfor. face what Is worse for the 'Bengali girl an unmarried life whichmakes her an outcast and a pariah. E New educational requirements have, ' beer demanded by thestate"'fo'rthus bandsr limiting the supply of available candidates. Tfie fathers -of boys, vho. have .graduated rpm- advanced "schools are demanding fancy prices Tor xnerr sons, a common prjce jot pr graduate Is 10,-OOp rupees, orabout $3,330 in American money. JS' And" the girls 'whose fathers cannot' raise these sums are-taSmg' their owaj 1 tf- i v t&miim&u at&gk4b sfc3t3-v74'' tjj-tj!