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kee av. that ought to be investigated.
In the women's lavatory there is dirty
water which remains on the floor and
is never drained off. I suppose this
This letter was sent to one of our
trust papers, which never published
it. Will you? George Martin.
HOW TO CURE VICE
Editor Day Book There is only
one way .to stop vice and that is to
use the same drastic remedy the gov
ernment is using to stamp out the
mouth and foot disease at the stock
yards, viz., kill off every last one, re
formers and all, both male and fe
male, for one is just as deep in sin
as the other. There is, however, a
way to restrict the business to some
extent by making it compulsory for
each and every person patronizing a
hotel, lodging or looming house to
register his or her name in a book
kept for the purpose, and a law mak
ing it a criminal offense, punishable
by imprisonment, for persons so reg
istering to use any name other than
their own. This would hit the big
hotels, as well as the little ones.
Editor Day Book In spite of the
various signs on the many boulevards
indicating the speed limit allowed, the
fines given daily to the speeders and
the many warnings of the police de
partment, the automobiles of Chi
cago are at all hours of "the day and
night traveling at a very high speed,
at any rate far above the velocity al
lowed by law.
When crossing the street suddenly
we hear a horn, toot! toot! toot! and
then a dark object swiftly passes us
and we, hurrying to cross the street,
narrowly escape serious injury and
sometimes instantaneous death.
These automobiles, in nine cases
out of ten, have only one lamp lit
and that light is very dim.
Tf thft nolice of Chicaeo would only
passing in that manner, and we, in
stead of having them fined, have
them sent to prison for a short term
and also fine them, it would soon stop
many, many accidents, accidents
which include many deaths that oc
cur daily in our great city of Chicago.
Ben D. Leavitt.
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