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'who flirt with women on the streets.
This girl was used in just such a
manner by Williams' vice chasers.
She first fell into their hands after she
got into trouble T?ith Eddie Halpin,
nephew of Police Captxjohn Halpin,
former chief of detectives.
Judge Hopkins paroled the girl to
tev. Williams. When she came from
tht Bridewell the girl did her best to
live straight for several months. Then
the vice clean-up rage struck the
The girl was made to come from
her life of retirement and assist the
vice-chasers in their work on the
Williams thought out a great
scheme to catch hotel proprietors
who were not particular whether or
not tenants were married.
He used to have his stool pigeons,
men. and women, go to hotels and
rent rooms. Then in a dramatic
manner he would have the place
It was in this sort of work that
Myrtle Santay got her first taste of
the night life of Chicago. Seeming
ly, it went to her head and after a
' couple of "years she was found In a
rooming house with a bottle of poi
son She accused Sensibaugh of be
ing the cause of her act. Later, as
stated, she denied this.
Several church people became in
terested hi the case and investigated
Thenthey discovered the accusation
against the bible class head. And
they say Myrtle Santay will again go
into court to appear against so-called
HOLD UP CROWDED STORE
-Three daring robbers held up the
crowded store of Samuel Brunhild &
Sons, 1102 W. Grand av., and took
aboiit $250 before the eyes of a crowd
of women shoppers, last night. They
marched into the place, stopped up
the exits, took the cash from the
cashier and escaped in an auto.
1GOES TO INSANE ASYLUM "ON,
Sheboygan, Wi3., Dec. 22. On the
train which was to "have taken her
on her bridal tour, Miss Ada Van de
Wall of Cedar GroveWis., left to
day for Oshkosh, where. she will be
come an inmate of the state hospital
for the insane.
Miss-Van de Wall suffered a ner
vous breakdown several years agb.
She recovered, graduated from the
state normal school and three years
ago became a teacher in the public
schools at Bridgewater, J3. D, -There
she met and became engaged to Er-
nest Shears, a young business man
of that 'city.
Friday Miss Van de Wall became
suddenly ill. . An examination into
her mental conldtion was held Mon
day and she was pronounced insane.
Two hours later Shears arrived Jor
the wedding, which was to have tak
en place today.
BENJAMIN ASKS PROBE
A new request for a searching
quiz into the rites and practices of
the ''House of David" cult of Benton
Harbor came from an unexpected
source last night.
Benjamin himself, through his at
torney, James O'Hara, asked that a
complete and public investigation be
The probability of , grand jury ac
tion in the cult case seemed great!
because both Chester O'Hara, prose
cutor, and his father, James, attor
ney for Benjamine, wanted a grand
This would give, them a chance to
look into the charges of extortion
and blackmail that have been passed
by the Israelites.
A petition has been started asking
that a special prosecutor be appoint
ed to take the place of Chester
O'Hara because his father is counsel
for the cult.
Fort Smith, Ark Jacob Skelton,
1 13, attempted suicide. Gun. May die..
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