Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 29, 1913, Image 1',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
"BLACK BART, THE P08," WAS THE GREATEST,
i OF ALL BANDITS STORY INSIDE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N.D.Cochran, gjgggs&v. 500 South Peoria St.
Editor arid Publisher, T 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 256 Chicago, Tuesday, July 29, 1913 ONE CENT
DAUGHTER OF FAMOUS TENDERLOIN
QUEEN SOUGHT BY POLICE
Mother of Shame of Sacramento, Cah, Strangled to
' Death Leaves Illegitimate Child a Million The
Girl Is Somewhere With Another Mother and
. ..Father in Ignorance of Her Past Life.
The police here and. in every city and village in all Illinois are searching
high and low for the daughter of Cherry St. Maurice, the murdered queofi of
the tenderloin or Sacramento, California.
The girl is twenty years old and beautiful. She does not know who
her mother was. She does not know that legally she never had a father.
She does not know that she is a daughter of shame. She is living in hap
piness with a well-to-do couple whom she believes to be her father and
But the authorities of California have telegraphed a demand that she
be found because, through the murder of her real mother, the twenty-year-old
girl has become heiress. to one million dollars of her mother's wages of
The fact that if 'the girl be found and the money given her she will have
to be fold her mother's horrible history, will have to know the 'stain thai!
marks her own birth, does not affect the officere of the law at all.
Twenty years ago, Cherry St. Maurice was a girl of seventeen. She
was an orphan. She lived in Springfield, III. She worked, and somehow
managed to support herself on the miserable wages she received.
Then there came the man. He was just a youngster, a clerk like her
self, receiving wages little bigger than sht?.