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nmes at the cabarets. And tne more
rShe thought of it the more irksome
became her switchboard.
Last night "Princie" came to the
girl and asked her to tell her mother,
she was going to -dinner with a girl
friend and then they would go out for
a good time.
And the girl, to whom such treats
didn't come very often, was strong
for the idea.
Then "Princie' introduced her to
two of her "nice gentlemen friends."
One said his name was Harry Gar
rett. He told the girl about the nice
cafe he owned somewhere. The oth
er was Robert Thompson, who pro
claimed himself an actor.
They did. have a good time for
awhile. First, there was a diner at
the Planters' Hotel. Then they went
to the Congress Hotel, and after
that they weat other places where
the music was loud and drinks came
Then the "gentlemen friends" saw
them home The telephone girl was
to spend the night with "Princie" be
cause it was so late and "mother
would have a fit."
The fellows left them at the hotel.
And the girl failed to catch the sig
nificant wink which they gave at
"Princie" when they left
After the girls had gotten up to
"Princie's" room the telephone oper
ator took a bath. When .she came
out she was astounded to See Thomp
son and Garrett in the room with
half their clothes off. "Princie" was
lying across the bed. The evening
, had been too much.
One of the men started to grab the
girl. She began screaming hysteri
.cally. The men grasped her and tried
to stop her. Then "Princie" began
moaning. Just why hasn't been found
Prom a score of rooms there came
a rush of people. They hammered at
the door, but no one would 'open it
The girl was still struggling with one
of the men.
Finally the police and the manage-1
ment broke down the door and ar
rested the four. In court this morn
ing Judge Goodnow fined them all.
POSTAL SAVINGS DOPE
The postofHce department sends in
The effect of the European war on A
postal, savings deposits in the United
States is noticeable to a marked de
gree. Many postoffice patrons who
were formerly in the habit of sending
their savings abroad through the
medium of the international money
order service are- now patronizing
Uncle Sam's savings system, as is
shown by unusual gains in deposits
throughout the country. Chicago has
just set a unique- record by report
ing a larger gain in deposits for July,
August and September than for the
entire preceding year. During the
three months the net gain was $521,
339, bringing the total amount on de
posit up to $2,827,271. 7,116 new ac
counts were opened during that pe
riod, increasing the number of de-
positprs to 21,659, each of whom has
an average balance to his credit of
$131. Chicago stands second in the
list "of American cities ranked by
postal savings deposits."
BITS OF NEWS
Erie, Pa. Body of well-dressed,
unidentified woman strangled to
death by small limb torn from nearby
bush found by 3 men hunting mush
rooms near Wesleyville, suburb.
Cleveland, O. While on way to
work at soap factory, Rose Vinci, 16,
was kidnapped by 2 men who pitched
her into waiting auto. Believed form
er suitor. Cm
new iuiki uieua roano, trmen-
ian, shot former rival in love affair
and wounded two pursuers as he
tried to escape.
Washington. As result of death
last summer of wife of Pres. Wilson,
it is stated on authority that it has
been practically decided to do away
with the four usual formal receptions
at. White House this wiater.