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ANOTHER MAN KILLED NORTH SIDE DRAGGED
IN LITTLE ITALY NEW INTO THE PROBE OF
GUN WAR ON : DOPE STORES
Entered as Second-C2as3 Matter Aprfl 21, 1914, at Che Postofflce at
Chicago, HL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran. gggl Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. T3gg By Ma5t xcept jn
500 South Peoria St 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 193
Chicago, Thursday, May 14, 1914
WOMEN OF MEXICO TAKE CHANCES
WITH DEATH TO ACT AS SPII
Senoritas Take American War Secrets Oat-df Vera Cruz
To Mexican Gen. Maas Gen. Funstonfs Soldiers
Compelled To Stop Them at Picket Lines.
BY HARRY G. FARMER.
Vera Cruz, Mex., May 14. General
Maas has organized a perfect corps
of woman secret agents. They are
literally spies. The activities of these
women, many of them educated in
the United States, threatens Vera
Cruz as an American stronghold, and
General "Fighting Fred Funston is
taking drastic steps to frustrate their
It is believed they have accomplish
ed what the army spies failed to do.
They have placed valuable informa-
tion, regarding the position of the
American attachments and locations
of stores in the hands of General
Maas, and should that officer contem
plate a move to retake the city only
the superior fighting spirit and deter
mination of the Yankees could pre
The women so stirred by patriotism
belong to the better class of Mexico
and in most instances possess the
b'est educations that the country af
fords. Not only that, but many are
graduates of United State's and Euro-