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FINAL EDITION y- - FINAL EDITION
WOLGAST WILL HAVE LAST CHANCE TO COME
BACK ON APRIL 19TH STORY INSIDE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran, vffgps Qa 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher. aB Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL.2, NO. 166 Chicago, Saturday April 12,1913
REV. ELMER L. WILLIAMS CRUCIFIES WOMAN
BEFORE O'HARA VICE COMMISSION
"North .Side's Fighting Parson" Fights Defenseless
Woman at Midnight Session But He Doesn't Fight
the Auto Inn or Other Real Wicked Places.
The Rev. Elmer L. Williams, some
times mistakenly called "the North
Side's .fighting parson," last night
made a wild attempt to leap.into the
Williams used'his "fighting" quali
ties against a defenseless woman, and
crucified .her before the crowd pf
men at the midnight session of the
O'Hara vice commission.
Without giving the commission any
information, he used it;-as club over
the head of a. woman against whom
he seemed to have some personal
He thus put the climax on a long
career of yellow-newspaper Chris
tianity, which he has built up.
We are not going to give the wo
man's namer-nor the man's. - The
other newspapers can do that, and
they are welcome to what credit they
may gain from, the .scoop.
The woman is the. proprietress of a
rooming house at ,136L.North Clark
street . , ' '
According to theTRev. Williams,
this-house has beennised as .a "tran
sient", hotel, ' v i-
- Very likely it has. There is scarce
ly a rooming house or hotel in Chi
cago of any size that is not so used.
Williams has been trying to have
this particular rooming house closed
for Borne time.
He has failed. The Chicago ave
nue police station is now well aware
of the sort of man Williams is.
Time and again, Williams has made
charges against police officers from
patrolmen to captains. He has made
these charges publicly and invaria
bly has failed to back them up.
Time and again Williams has
gushed forth in the Hearst papers
about disgraceful conditions on tfye
North Side, which conditions he has
failed to have stoppe'cL
He has tilted at windmills so -long
that the police pay no more attention
Williams had a 'member of his con
gregation, one D. G. Sensibaugh,
who seems to be in the same class
with, Williams, take and live in a
room at the hotel at. 1361 North Clark
street, all last week.
Sensibaugh did -welL. He, found