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N. D. COCHRAN WRITES
ON THE WORSHIPPING
OF THE RICH ANDPOOR
LOVE AFFAIR COMES
TO TRAGIC END IN
DEATH OF COUPLE
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Fostofflce at
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
Dafly 'Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, fSki Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. glglS By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria 8L 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 203
Chicago, Tuesday, May 26, 1914
ORGANIZED DOPE SYNDICATE HERE
YOUNG GIRLS CLAIMED VICTIMS
Police and City Law Department Begin War on Exclu
sive Hop Joints Investigators Claim Joints Exist
on Grand Boulevard and Wilson Avenue
District Arrests Made,
Exclusive hop joints in Chicago are
under investigation. Following the
recent exposure of the drug traffic in
The Day Book the police department
and the corporation counsel's office
began a campaign to rid the city of
The campaign is in the Hands of
"Doc" Williams, an investigator im
ported from New York, and Ass't Cor
poration Counsel George L- Reker.
Evidence so far uncovere'd- shows
that there is an organiedlsyndicate
in Chicago that provide dope to the
exclusive joint? in, high-rent neigh
borhoods that cater only to wealthy
William Blake, superintendent of
the Business Men's Morals Associa
tion, is authority for the statement
that young society girls are among
the best patrons of these joints.
Williams, who has been in town for
only-afefc "weeks," has alrdady dug