Law: Forgotten And

Hour-limiting work laws for New Jersey females, including the 1923 law, which had no enforcing penalties, have exempted employes in the New Jersey canning industry. In the recent legislative session a new law was passed exempting the canneries but otherwise prohibiting the working of women between midnight and 7 a. m., with $25 to $50 fines for first offenses, $200 for second, jail for recalcitrants. Harkening to pleas of the South Jersey glassmakers and Atlantic City hotel and restaurant owners, Republican Senator Charles E. Loizeaux rushed through a last-minute measure to extend the exemptions. Last fortnight somebody discovered that the law...