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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofflce at
Chicago, DL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, gggBjaa? Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. itS By j xc8pt in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 200 Chicago, Friday; May 22. 1914 ONE CENT
HAVE SORORITY GIRLS FALLEN FOR
RUMORED ORIENTAL CULT?
Police Probe Alleged Hindu Cult In Chicago University
Circles May Be as Big as Doc Hanish's Place
Grand Jury Action Hinted.
Secret information concerning the
existence of a Hindu cult in -University
of Chicago high circles has
stirred the police of Wpodlawn sta
tion to activity.
According to the information now
in the hands of tne police the cult
operates along the lines of the "sun
cult" which caused the convictionof
Doc Hanish for sending obscene mat
ter through the mail.
As in the case of the Hanish cult
It is claimed this present cnlt is
financed by credulous wealthy wo
men, who are lured to the cult by
strange Oriental rites.
Detectives have been on the trail
of the cult since the arrest of Basudeb
Bhattachanga, a young and brilliant
Hindu, student at the University of
Chicago, on a charge 'of contributing
to the delinquency of Ruth Morris,
five years old, 6031 Drexel boulevard.
So far no connection between the
young Hindu and the .alleged cult has
blfen established, bjit it is thought l
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