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LAST EDITION ONE CE!
GIRL DANCER TRIES TO DIE IN LOOP HOTEL
UNM&R1ED MOTHER'S CASE MAY LEAD TO
An Adits Newspaper, Daily Except Simdmy
VOL.4, MO. 17
Chicago, Thursday, Feb. 25, 1915
MORALS SQUAD GETS FATAL BLOW
Iff CAIE OF TRAPPED WOMAN
Supreme qurt Law Hits Funkhowwr's Crew U of
Stool 'PJfSdns Declared UnlaW&I Gity &-
&ees Vice Squad Sjfprippei of Power
JWhat is regarded as- an end of the
(moral squadJs.habit of trapping wom
en is seen as a result of tke outcome
of the case of Mrs, NelHe t Carter,
iafown in the jcirous world as Nellie
LaJPearl, "quees of bareback nders."
Attorney Chae. E. Erfcstein threw
a monkey wrejieh into the operations
of the squatf when he showed to
Judge Goodsow an ophiioil from the
supreme cept that the use of stool
o?feJaw, in ecest isfchat any po
liceman or "stool pJjpeoB' who leads
onj&oH to violate the law is himself
tepnfjjfc (ha law. This is the 1SW5
''law. of ejtfcrapment"
Jp, JJRearl charges that she aad
Ogators- attached toifnh&ottjfo
office) one of whofflftafeahagky wn
for a long time. - fyWtt
She says that she met the twfjfti
downtown and after having djjiHi'
with them invited t,hem. to. her $Mjt
36th and Indiana av. m.
In the flat tke men remove tiMr
coats and a tew raomeabf later tips
police raided tke place. w
Erbstein charged that the atofe'
eon plan of the Funkhoueer mM fet
violation of the law. He ssJ4,gNie
any lawyer could come inte coart jqgL
defeat the morals squad in their easels
founded -em arrests in which the Vic
tims were trapped.
Judge XJoodnow took the
ja&Uifee of the