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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 08, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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Iier by telling her how highly impor
tant it was for a shirtwaist model
to have "nice skin."
Then, she told in coiirt, at his sug
gestion, she removed her shoes and
stockings. Kelly seemed pleased
again. Then, she says,' he induced
her to change her shirtwaist to one
of his samples.
While she was in the act of making
the change, she charges, he suddenly
seized her in his arms and drew her
to him. The girl was stunned for a
second. Then she began struggling
with him, at the same time screaming.
She says he tried to stifle her
screams, but she fought like a tigress,
and finally other guests of the hotel
began running to the door of the
After a few moments Officers Reed
and Moran were called to the hotel
and they entered the room. Upon
hearing the girl's story they arrested
the man.
Kelly was fined $100 as a result
of the girl's recital of the conse
quence of the innocent-looking want
ad in the Tribune.
"I believe this case proves ihat
there should be more protection for
the thousands of girl Workers who
are forded to meet strange men
through want ads in the hope of se
curing work," said State's Attorney
John J. Hickey, who prosecuted the
case. "Want ads can still be used as
a medium for professional procurers
unless our newspapers are more care
ful about who the people are they
take ads from. I would like to
see some action brought along this
:-o o
Through a mistake in the police re
ports, The Day Book a few days ago
stated that a poolroom located at
1011 W. Harrison st. was raided and
several hangers-on arrested. This
was not the place raided. Heyworth's
candy store is at 1011 W. Harri
son St.
Suggestion that the railroads
might develop more efficiency by em
ulating the example of Henry Ford
of Detroit in adopting the profit-sharing
plan with employes was reiterated
here today by Expert Statistician W.
Jett Lauck, chief witness at the west
ern wage arbitration hearing.
"Capital, by sharing more gener
ously with labor," declared Lauck,
"will eventually break down the wall
which has been dividing them and
causing year by year industrial un
rest and suffering. My idea is well
illustrated by referring to the auto
mobile business. That Industry has
grown tremendously and prospered
wonderfully. Probably this is due
more to managerial ability than is.
true of other industries.
"However, despite this, we may
time the instance of Henry Ford
sharing his revenue with his em
ployes. It may be urged that in the
case of Mr. Ford the great profits ac
cruing to his company doubtless are
more due to "managerial and execu
tive ability than actually to the work
and efficiency of the employes. Yet,
Mr. Ford has established the profit
sharing plan by which his employes
are given liberal portions of his
Michael O'Cara found dead in mu
nicipal lodging house, 162 N. Union.
Heart disease.
Jerry Daly, former Chicago race
horse man, shot and killed in Ha
vana, Cuba. Fought with Cuban
over horses.
Dominick McKenna, 55, 1156 E.
56th, janitor, died today. Coroner in
vestigating suicide report.
Ten took exams for job as radio
grapher at County hospital. Salary
$150 a month.
Mrs. Mary F. Drawert, wife of Ceo.
Dravaert, "L" road motor-man, sued
for divorce. Hubby charges desertion.
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