Newspaper Page Text
becomes a near idol, because be can
supply her craving for the hop.
"Nearly all the girls of Chinatown
have taken the same path.
"They are" all girls a trifle inclined
to run around. An4 they are
brought to Chinatown by some fellow
who thinks he's showing her the
i , ii a omy a cnop suey pany ine
first night. Nearly all girls like chop
suey. Then in some manner the
manager of the place gets-into the
party and secures an introduction to
the girl. He invites her to China
town. "Some afternoon when she's all
alone she gets to thinking of the
place and its funny Oriental atmos
phere. She dresses and goes down
"A Chinaman can be the most
courteous person in the world at
times. "When -the girl comes in he
shows ,her every little attention one
can think of. Probably the girl is
. weary of the usual way of having a
'high time."' And the Chinaman fur
"He leads her into his jswn beau-tifully-iurnfshed
a.partmenfc ' When
they 'are alone he begins to'smoke.
He doesn't ask her to .join him' at
first. But the girl feels a comfortable
sensation of being lulled by the fumes
of the pipe.
"And then he suggests that she
take a puff. 1 She doesn't rebel. She
feels too peaceful. And when she
takes the puff shes'gone. After that
she does whatever he wants her to.
She forgets home and only knows
that in exchange for abandoning her
self to the Chinaman she can have
An. .investigation will probably be
' made of the girl's statements.
"China" Bell was fined $50 and costs.
The new Chinatown was thought
to have been cleaned of this, state of
affairs since its removal from South
Clark street to Arnher avenue.
These girls, are not jseen much on I
the streets, It is characteristic, of girls
who smoke opiunrto' lounge indoors
most of the time, tl is possible that
already in the new district the old
subterranean passageways may exist
A statement was made recently in
the Morals Court that there are
houses in Chinatown where young
white girls can be seen lying around
in the arms of Chinamen, half-stupid
from the effect of the drug,
CHICAGO TO BE THE SEVENTH1
RESERVE BANKING DISTRICT
Washington, April 3. The location
of the twelve regional reserve banks
and the boundaries of the districts
they will serve was announced last '
night by the federal organization
board. Chicago is the headquarters
of the seventh reserve banking ,dis- .
The cities in wldch the reserve
banks wfil be organized and the 'cap
ital of each institution subscribed by
national and state banks up. to date
District and City Capital.
1 Boston $ 9,931,740
2New York 20,687,616
3 Philadelphia 12,993,013
4 Cleveland .. -11621,535
5-Richmond, Va 6,543,218
6 Atlanta 4,702,780
7 Chicago 13,151,925
8 Stf Louis 6,219,323
9 Minneapolis 4,702,864
10 Kansas City 5,594,916'
11 Dallas, Texas 5,634,091
12 San, Francisco 8,115,52'4
Newcstle, Eng. Elizabeth Fry,
suffragette, attempted to board train
on which -Premier Asquith was en
route, to feast Fife. After a terrific
struggle with two policemen she was"
borne away", unconscious.
Jonesboro, Ark. Weiner rice -mill
burned. Loss $100,000.
, , oo
Paris prescribes gray wigs.for the
women and ruffles for the men.
In separate waists transparency is