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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 17, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1',
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LAST EDITION " .
ATTEMPTS TO KILL
MAYOR MITCHELL OF
PROBING FIRE THAT
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N.. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353. "'
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 170 Chicago, Friday, April 17, 1914 ONE CENT
m ARRESTS ARE PRQiSED SN
'Massage" Parlor An Opening Feature in Action
Against Owners of yice Property Big Real
Estate Concerns Are Named
The vice war raged merrily on to
day while Chief Gleason and Ass't
Corporation Counsel George X. Rek
er prepared to swear out warrants
for the arrest of wealthy landlords
0 who rent to disorderly tenants.
William M. Blake, head of the Busi
ness Men's Morals Ass'n, entered the
fight and lined up with State's Attor
ney Hoyne, who recently criticised
the chief for the number of gunmen
now roaming m the underworld.
(Blake also announced that if the
list of property owners who rent to
immoral resort keepers was publish
ed it would shock the city. He ac
cused Whiteside & Wentworth,
agents for the Follansbee fiats, Twenty-third
street and Wabash avenue,
and Draper & Kramer, Butt and
Tousey and McKey & Pogue of leas
ing fiats in the respectable districts
He further said that the silk-stocking
neighborhood around Fortysfirst
street and Indiana avenue was honey
combed with disorderly flats rented
from the last three firms.
While the war among the officials
surged on, the Morals Court was the
scene of the trial of a keeper of a
"massage parlor" caught red-handed