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APPEAL MADE TO
PRES. WILSON TO PAR
THE STATE DELIVERS
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I VOL. 3, NO. 168 Chicago, Wednesday, April 15, 1914 ONE CENT
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OF WH9TE SLAVERS BROKEN UP
Conviction of Nino Sacco in New York Brings to Light
Real White Slave Ring That Operated Here ,t.
and in the East
In the conviction of Nino Sacco on
a charge of white slavery in New
York the government appears to have
finally broken up a genuine white
slave gang that operated from New
York and Chicago across the seas to
Italy and which committed many
murders to cover up its crimes.
Nino Sacco operated the Chicago
end of the syndicate. His "woman,"
Jennie Durno, operated a resort at
105 W. Twenty-first street Sacco
transacted most of his business in
the the notonous cafe formerly oper
ated by Jim Colosimo, Italian boss of
the old redlight district, at Twenty
first street and Armour avenue.
Thle gang was broken up when fed
eral officers, headed by Bert J. Meyer,
former ass't U. S. special agent, raid
ed the resort owned by the Durno
woman following an exposure made
by Rose Rossi, a young Italian girl,
who had been lured from New York
to Chicago and placed in the Durno
The raid took place on October 23,
1912. Sacco escaped at the time by
jumping to Canada, He was finally
caught -in December of tha,t year. He
was convicted, but later released on
bonds of $1,500, pending a new trial.
His conviction yesterday is regarded
One of the women caught in the.
raid, on the rwenty-nrst street joint