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for the retention of the vice dis
trict, while the vice kings cheered
him from the rear of the council
The evidence against Quitman
and his "reform" association has
been added to by Dr. Johnston
Myers' name appeared on the
stationery used by Quitman as
one of the executive committee of
the Women's Protective league.
Today Myers said that his
name had been put on the letter
paper without his knowledge, and
that he never had known any
thing about the Women's Pro
tective league, far less been a
member of its executive commit
tee. Quitman still absolutely refuses
to give the name of the person or
persons who put up the money
for the league's work.
Miss Kate Adams, the Rev. E.
L. Williams, and other vice cru
saders are making an investiga
tion to find out how Quitman
"forced" the women of the under
world to register with him, and
how it comes that Quitman, in
one of hispamphlets, was able to
boast "No woman can work in
the South Side levee district un
less she is registered with Me."
THE JOHNSON STORY
Jack Johnson, indicted 'on a
charge of violating the Mann
white slave act, and with other in
dictments against him pending,
tried police court tactics in the
federal courts today, when he ap
peared in an effort to have his
30,000 bail .lowered, but ran into
a snag in the person of Judge K
Accompanied by six negro re
tainers and his white valet and
secretary, Joe Levy, Johnson blew
into the judge's chambers.
Judge Landis refused to re-'
duce the bond, and a new recog
nizance was signed by Tony May,
a money lender, and Albert C.
Jones, a millinery house owner.
Each of them is said to have re
ceived $300 cash for his services.
Late this afternoon their bond
had not been accepted and John"
son was still in custody.
Johnson wore a big black heart
sewer on his sleeve, a sign of
mourning for his white wife who
It was declared this afternoon,
that the government had infor
mation of a harem supported by,
the ex-pugilist on Wabash ave
nue, of which Belle Schreiber was
Any old carpet may be used as
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mend the rents or very thin
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floor. Make a cooked starch of
wheat flour and apply to the car
pet with a brush or brpom. Let
dry, then apply two coats of
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year it will last indefinitely.
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The Shah of Persia's bedcham
ber contains a suite of furniture
made of ivory and inlaid with
gold and precious stones. The cur
tains are of the finest Brussels
net, interwoven with silk.