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? v ' '' iv'-Wli s v-ir t iiZjX:7-t' ";& "2rJl .n t NOON EDITION MAN HELD IN WHITE SLAVE CASE BRIDE-TO-BE KILLED IN AUTO ONE CENT PLASTERERS HOLD A STRIKE VOTE NEW MAYOR TELLS PLANS THE IMY BOOK An Adless Newspaper Daily Except Sunday VOL. 4, NO. 166 Chicago, Monday, ApriP12, 1915 398 DEPARTMENT STORES SCORED FOR TREATMENT OF YOUNG GIRLS &" Chicago Public Schools Employment Director Says That Youncr Girl With Hair Down Her Back Goes From r o. . t- . rr i i i r oiore to ractory as j-aaynooa comes Wages the Cause Repartment store cash, girls never climb on up to higher jobs with more money. At least most of them don't Instead of climbing, they slide out of the department store and go to "low grade factories," where- they get more money as wages. This is thes testimony of Miss Anna Davis jn a written statement read to ttie child labor committee of the leg islature at Planters' hotel. Miss Davis is director of the bureau of em ployment supervision of the Chicago public schools. She traces' the cash girl's career about like this: "The little girl whose hair is down in. braids, with her skirt above their sboetops, is used for a few years and then thrown out She grows up listening to the cry of 'cash!' Her hair is taken out of braids and pu up in coils on top of her head. -She wears longer skirts. The first thing she knows she isn't a little girl. She's a young lady. And she wants more money. To get more wage money she's got to go out to the factories. The department stores; for all their bragging about the schools they have for teaching and advancing employes, don't' take care of the child workers." This is from Miss Davis' official state- ment: "Employers say 'give us girls who are quick and we will do the rest The most unfortunate thing about all of this work is that it is not educa tive. In the department stores girls find employment as cash girls and in spectors, Ond might readHy think 4t