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Greeley praises Addams' article on the Averbuch Incident and discusses his sojourn in Maine.
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Routzahn thanks Addams for her honest article about the Averbuch incident.
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Karsten notifies Addams of Nicholes' passing and of a future meeting held by the Woman's City Club.
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Taylor and Addams discuss the arrest of Abraham Isaak.
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A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.
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Merriam sends Addams a copy of an ordinance to create a Department of Public Welfare in Chicago and invites her to join a conference on it.
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Lindsey writes to Addams about the difficulties of organizing a committee during the months of July and August, as well as a conference in Chicago in early December.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.
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Addams received a copy of this anonymous letter, offering a scathing impression of Chicago politicians out to get Police Chief John McWeeny and criticizing the Chicago Tribune as corrupt. The writer uses derogatory names, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy," for many of the characters and calls the press the "Scrofulas."
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An anonymous writer apologizes for his misunderstanding of the biases of the Record-Herald against the police. Addams received a copy of this letter.
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Ford encloses a number of clippings related to a Peace Song Service held two days prior.
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Small criticizes the Chicago Tribune's coverage of the Averbuch Incident, specifically discussing meetings between Jane Addams and others in John Maynard Harlan's office.
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Beaunisne acknowledges seeing the proposed newsboy legislation and admits that he responded quickly and requests the report and proposed ordinance again so that he can give them more careful study. He reports long experience with newsboys and claims sympathy with their condition.
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Addams spoke at a memorial meeting for Iroquois Theater fire victims, organized by the Chicago Teacher's Federation, about the dangers of overlooking violations in fear of being seen as bad people.
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Addams gives a short statement in support of a municipal zoo.