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NOON EDITION .
ONE CENT CLOTHING WORKERS PLAH STRIKE THE DAY BOOK An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday VOL 4, 'NO. 192 Chicago, Wednesday, May 12, 1915 398 BIRTH CONTROL IS AIM OF NEW LEAGUE Men and Women Organize Society To Aid "Family1 Limitation" Movement Wm. Sanger To Be Tried For Giving Pampnlet on Birth ControJ. - By Nixola Greeley-Smith New York, May 12- :Asa result of the arrest pf "William Sanger, archi tect, for giving to an agent of An thony Comstock the pamphlet -on birth control ( written by Sanger's wife, Margaret, "The Woman ftebel," a group of New York men and wom en, composed of teachers, writers, doctors, have rallied to tne defense of the Sangers and have just formed themselves into the Birth Control league. The purpose of this organization, according to its members, is "to cre ate an intelligent public demand for the repeal of all laws-prohibiting the giving out of information concerning methods of birth-control. And the league plans to distribute1 such, in formation after it has become legal to do so. . ' In this respect, it differs from Mrs.' Sanger, a trained nurse, whose work brought her in contact with the suf- ferings of poor mothers of too many children and who desolved to defy the law, which she maintains is a dead leer for the rich, by distributing a leaflet on family limitation to all who' asked for it She distributed more than 100,000 of these pamphlets be fore her arrest, it is said, and being' released without bail, fled to Europe, where she is now. After her flight an agent of An thony Comstock, who had prosecuted hert called at the home of William Sanger, architect, who had nothing td do with his wife's propaganda, 'per suaded the young man to go through