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NAMES 140 "BUFFET" FLATS IN
THE RESIDENT DISTRICT
More scattered vice has been found
in Chicago. Further evidence that the
former inmates of the redlight dis
trict, driven out by the police on the
order of the late John E. Wayman,
have invaded the best resident dis
tricts in town is given in the report
of W. M. Blake, investigator for the
Business Men's Morals Committee.
According to Blake's report, 140
"buffet" flats in various parts of the
town were dihcovered. The reports
names the following districts:
Vernon avenue' and 39th street.
South "Park avenue and 31st street.
Groveland avenue and 31st street.
South Park avenue and '35th street.
Indiana avenue from'2r7th streetto
43d street. '
Calumet avenue and 43d street.
Cottage Grove avenue and 39th..
Ellis avenue and 39th street.
Ellis avenue and 41st street.
Langley avenue and 39th street
Michigan avenue andMOth street.
Prairie avenue and 43d street
Prairie avenue and 47th street
Prairie avenue and 49th street
i Wabash avenue and 32d street.
I Diversey boulevard and Clark.
Racine and Wilson avenues south
i. Harbor avenue, The Strand, 92d
and 77th streets, in South Chicago.
I "Jt isr possible to be conveyed-to-any
of the places' by the chauffeurs
stationed downtown," said" Blake.
"They are in league with the keep
ers and anyone who doesn't look too
much like a detective can gain easy
admittance. In these Hats all kinds
of drinks are served. "Lookouts,"
stationed at the door, warn of the
approach of the police.'
"I am about to investigate a dis
trict on the North Side, near an ex
clusive neighborhood, where a nest
of flats known as "Little Paris" are
'Blake .praised the police for their
BEACHEY AEROPLANE KILLS
GIRL HURTS ANOTHER
'Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 8. Miss
Ruth Hildreth was killed and her sis
ter, Dorothy Hildreth, perhaps fatal
ly injured when Lincoln Beachey lost
control of his aeroplane.
It is said that Beachey had planned
to execute a somersault and to obtain
a good view the Misses Hildreth and
two navy officers had climbed to the
roof of a small building.
Beachey was flying right over the
heads of the party when his machine
was seen to dip, and it came so close
that it swept the party to the ground.
The aeroplane plunged to the earth,
unseating Beachey and wrecking the
Ruth Hildreth fell upon an auto
mobile and fractured her skull. Dor
othey Hildreth received a broken arm
and leg and may have internal in
juries. Beachey sprained an arm and
Beachey said he momentarily lost
control of his machine when his foot
slipped from one of the controls.
A large number fit persons visited
Beachey at his room last night and
durin gthese visits somebody rifled
the aviator's trousers of $7,000 in
cash and drafts.
"I'll give you a penny if you cam
spell fish." , "
"That ain't -fish."
"What is it-then?'
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