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NEW CLUE IN SARATOGA
A new clue, dragged from the
depths of the tenderloin, was
given the police today in the Sar-.
atoga Hotel murder case.
According to this clue, the
murdered woman was a mother
who came to Chicago in search of
a daughter lured from her Michi
gan home by a white slayer. -
The name of this mother was
Fosdick. Her home was in a little
city in Michigan near Detroit.
The name of the daughter was
The story was told to Captain
of Detectives Halpin today by
Miss Kate Adams, secretary to
Former Chief of Police Stewart.
Miss Adams, who has devoted
her life to fallen' women,- heard
the story whispered about the red
houses of the vice district.
Thjs is the stpry:
The girl was only 19 years old.
Six months ago she was lured
away from her Michigan home by
the representative of a Chicago
The mother grieved over her
daughter, but believed that she
had eloped and married. Then she
.heard that her daughter, was in a
.rsort in Chicago's redlight dis
trict. She came to Chicago and
pitifully went about the redlight
district begging for information
of her Cldta.
- At last she heard a rumpr that
her daughter had been taken to
New York by a white slaver after
the closing of the district. She
then determined to invoke the aid
.of the federal authorities
The mother knew the name of
the man wh ohad lured her
daughter away from home.
It came to the ears of the white
slavers that she was going to the
federal authorities. The next day
an agent of the white slavers call
ed on the mother.
"Come with me to the Sara
toga hotel," he said, "and I shall
take you to your daughter."
The mother went with the man.
The man registered for her at the
hotel. Promising that she would
see her daughter in a lew minutes,
he induced her to enter a room.
From that room the mother came
out with her lips sealed forever on
the secrets of the white slavers
Captain Halpin is not much in
clined to take stock m the story.
Miss Adams is convinced that
the story is true.
All the other clues of the po
lice have failed?to bear fruit.
GUNMEN FOUND GUILTY
New York, Nov. 19. Harry
Horqwitz, known ias Gyp .the
Blood; Louis Rosenberg, known
as Lefty Louie; Frank Cirofici,
known as Dago Frank, and Frank
Muller, known as Whitey Lewis,
the four gunmen who slew Her
man Rosenthal, were found guilty
of murder in the first degree this
They will be sent to join Police
Lieut. Gharles Becker, who got
them to commit the murder, in
the death house at Sing Sing
Jury was gone only 52 minutes.
The gunmen were quite confident