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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 29, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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GERMAN REVERSES CLAIMED BY FRENCH AND,
RUSS NO THREAT BY YANKEE VARSHIP 4,
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochraa,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St
396
Telephones:
Editorial Monroe 353.
Circulation Monroe 3826.
VOL. 4, NO. 78
Chicago, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1914 w 'ONE CENT
LOVE STORIES OF MISLED WOMEN TO
BE HEARD IN FEDERAL CASES
Three Trials of Alleged White Slavers Reveals Startling
v .Testimony Esther Deagen Tells of Romance of
1 ' "Handsome Traveling Man" Wm. Rufus
Edwards Wants Case Quashed
Three important white slave cases
occupied the attention of officials pi
the department of justice today and
made the federal building look a
clinic into the "world" old" sin.
Most-Important of all was the case
Of Frank M. Cass, a traveling sales
man, Accused of bringing Mrs. Esther
f Deagen, a Si Paul milliner, to Chi
cago and then abandoning her after
taking her jewelry.
The second hardest fight of -the
federal authorities was in contesting,
therplea for a 'demurrer, against the
$ndJc6Bentr pt'WIIIMnl "Ruffis" E3-
wards St PaulmiHionaire, accused
of violating the Mann act with Ada
Cox, a young stenographer, under
promise of marriage.
The third case was that of Harry
"Walsh, suspected of being a member
of a gang of white slavers operating
in the ranch towns of the southwest
Walsh is accused of haying transport
ed two young girls from Tulsa, Okla.,
to For Worth, Tex., for Immoral pur
poses. The case of Esther Deagen and
Frank Cass is a tragedy of a woman's
'fjUttf juTa man that jplf lead her to

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