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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 05, 1912, Image 1

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READ IDAH McGLONE GIBSON'S INTERVIEW WITH
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THE DAT BOOK
500 S. PEORIA ST.
398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 2, No. 7 Chicago, Saturday, Oct. 5, 1912. One Cent
HALF THE MILLIONAIRES IN CHICAGO TO BE
ARRESTED MONDAY IN VICE CRUSADE
Bench warrants Were issued for
the arrest of Harrison B. Riley
and Justin W. Dall by Judge
Cottrell today. Both are million
aires. Riley is president of the Chi
cago Title and Trust -Co., of 69
West Washington boulevard. He
lives in Evanston, where he is
prominent in church and club cir
cles. Dall is secretary of. the Title
and Trust. He lives in Oak Park
ami also is prominent in church
and club circles.
A bench warrant for the ap
pearance of the Chicago Title
and Trust Co., as a corporation,
also was issued.
The information against the
Trust company and its officers
-was filed by State's Attorney
John E. Wayman, and the charge
ns that of renting the premises at
1905 Armour avenue for purposes"
'of prostitution.
These were the big develop-
ments in the vice crusa'de today,
and seemto indicate'that Way
anqn really intends to go after,
the sleek, wealthy "prominent
citizens" who are responsible for
vice conditions in Chicago. '
Wayman said this afternoon
that half the millionaires and so
ciety men in Chicago would be
under arrest TYTonday.
Riley ,could not be found this
afternoon. He was not in his of
fice. Atvhis home, it was .said
that his whereabouts Were un
known. Dall was found soon after the
issuance of the warrants. He was
told about them.
"Gee. whiz!" he said. "That's
pleasant new!"
Dall would not dicussr the
charge against him
The realization "that Wayman
intended to carry his vice Grusade
further than the chase of fallen
women fell like a bombshell in
the ranks of Chicago society to
day. ,
The Chicago Title and Trust
Co. is capitalized at $5,600,000. It
has a surplus of $1,000,000. Ac
cording to 'Wayman it has been
drawing an enormous rent from
the Armour avenue joint for
years.
Here are some of the diredtors
of the Title & Trust: '"
Charles H. Wacker, million
aire banker, railroad man, "phil-
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