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LAST EDITION .LAST EDITION
U. 5. TREASURY DEPT. PROBES BIG BANKERS
LABOR BODY CONDEMNS "SPEEDING UP"
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. O. Cochran, .ftS-,. Telephones:
Editor and Publisher. IHIeP EditorialMonroe 353.
500 South Peoria St. 398 Circulation Monroe 3826.
VOL. 4, NO. 82
Chicago, Monday, Jan. 4, 1915
DEPARTMENT STORE FLIRTING HIT
IN LATEST VICE WAR
Police and State St. Store Heads Seek Way To Crush
Out Evil That Has Its Starting In Women's Wait
ing Rooms See Warning For Mothers
' Flirting and the result white slav
C ery as they exist in the loop depart
r went store waiting rooms were
I shown up today in, the trial of. Steven
Sariden, 623 S. Halsted st
' He was arrested just after he had
JQ spoken to Helen Meyer of 1445 N.
; Artesian ay. In the waiting room of
The Fair. Alice Clement, the police
woman who took him into custody,
prosecuted him in court He was
;, " She tol dof the many complaints
of flirting in the loop stores and de
clared that -the waiting rooms were
hangout places for prostitutes.
, "They. gather-in. the deparfabit;
store waiting rooms every morning,'
'Miss Clement said. "Old offenders,
whom we get to know by sight, meet
and talk over-the day's plans.
"Here they get a chance to mingle
and talk with young, unescorted
girls who have come to the loop
stores to shop. The result can eas
ily be seen.
"Girls who are out of jobs, often
former store clerks, know what is go
ing on in the waiting rooms, tell their
mothers that they are-working In the
stores and then hang around the
waiting rooms to pick up men.
"Offthey go Trith the men and at
Ithe nd flfjUie wejek give their moth-