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don't flash much. -That wouldn't pay.
But they take things easy. And then
when the boat pulls out of the harbor
they get busy.
"The excursion lines are making
barrels of money through these girls.
If it wasn't for these girls there
would hardly be any stateroom rent
ed. As it is on some Saturday nights
it's hard to find one empty.
"It's getting so bad that fellows go
out on the boats with the deliberate
purpose of grabbing off girls. They
have heard that the wise ones from
the redlight are to be found there.
But sometimes they make serious
mstakes. And as a result young girls,
without escorts, are made the prey
of these men." -
"Keepers of hotels in Michigan and
Wisconsin are reaping a harvest from
this. They don't want an investiga
tion. But it looks as though the pres
ent one will show results,"
There's a funny side, however, to
the gambling probe. Most of it is
directed at the small paddle wheel
games. And the Chicago Retail Con
fectioners' Association is behind the
kick. They claim it hurts their game.
MORALS SQUAD BUSY ON WEST
Deputy Punkhouser's men got busy
on the West Side lats night with the
result -that two disorderly houses in
the distirct formerly known as the
West Side levee, were raided. The
first raid was made at 8 North Curtis
St., where four women were taken
Into custory. The second raid took
place at 24 North Carpenter St.,
where six others were arrested. Em
ma Marshall was booked as the
keeper of the Curtis st. place and
Dora Klein at the latter.
HOYNE AFTER TAXDODGERS
State's Attorney Hoyne has regis
tered kicks against 2,966 taxdodgers
with the board of review. This is the
biggest blow ever struck at this class
in Cook county.
has caused the prosecutor to start
an investigation into the reason be
hind the nice way "the board of as
sessors handled the Boston Store.
The Boston Store at first failed to
file. Then Hoyne got busy. Under
the law failure to file brings a pen
alty equaling one-half the valuation
of the property. Thfr Boston finally
filed for $1,000,000, This should have
brought a penalty of $500,000, ac
cording to the state's attorney's of
fice. But the board of assessors only
penalized the store $50,000.
It was also discovered that Con
sumers' Co., rated at $1,000,000 by
Dun's and with an authorized capital
stock of $30,000,000, had only filed
for $25,000 capital stock. This will
be investigated by Hoyne.
Ira M. Cobe, a director in four cor:
porations, and always a millionaire,
filed for $140,000. The Link Belt Co.,
of which Charlie Piez of open shop
notoriety is president, averred they
had no-capital stock.
O. L. Deering, reputed to be the
possessor of 7,040 shares in Sears,
Roebuck & Co., failed to schedule.
Neither did Siegel-Cooper or Mrs.
MolHe Netcher Newberger, head of,
the Boston Store.
LIEUTENANT PROBE AT END
After a hearing lasting nearly five
hours, the trials of the three lieu
tenants from the Twenty-second
street station charged with neglect of
duty in clamping the lid on vice were
concluded yesterday. The board
promises a ruling soon. The three
lieutenants were Michael T. Morrisey,
James P. Allman and James J. Mc
Mahon. State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne an
nounced today that the July grand
jury would be unable to finish its
work in the investigation into the
shooting of Detective Birns hefore
its term would expire. Judge Lock
wood Honore upon the application of
the state's attorney issued an order
to have the jury held over for the
This morning's tax developments
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