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VOL 3, NO. 259 Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 1, 1914
PROSTITUTES AMD GAMBLERS ON
BOATS TAR6ET OF U. S. OFFICIALS
Women Driven From Underworld Are Now Working
Lake Michigan Excursion Boats, According to
Reports Young Girls Menaced,
f prostitution and gambling on Lake
-Michigan is unde rinvestigation by
the United States "department of
justice. According to information re
ceived by the local authorities,, wo
lmen from the old redlight district
having been driven hitehr and there
by the police, are now depending on
the lake boats for a livelihood.
District' Attorney "Wflkerson has
turned the investigation over to Jas.
L. Bruff and'Ass't Dis't Att'y -Michael
They have reported on violations f
said to exist beyond the three-mile
.. One man, close to the investiga
tion, said that this year the 'boats
were more overrun with prostitutes
than ever before. The boats offer the
safest place right now for the wo
men to ply the "oldest trade." And
they are taking advantage, of it.
"Most of the women working the
lake boats are young ones, who start
ed m the business just when the vice
j They're all dressed yolng. Thej