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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 01, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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THE DAY BOOK
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VOL. 4, MO. 157 Chicago, Thursday, April 1, 1915
398
TWENTY-FIVE LOOP HOTELS ARE HIT
BY STORIES OF YOUNG GIRLS
"' .Grand Jury Action Asked by State's Att'y Hoyne as a
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May Be included
- Twenty-five subpoenas are expect
ed to be issued by the grand jury to
day for as many downtown hotel reg
isters as a result of an investigation
V mde by the state's attorney's office.
! are hit by the prosecutor's activity.
' The work, which has been in
charge of Ass't State's Att?y Robert
Uw-Hogan, was started as a result of a
N flood of stories told in the juvenile
2 court by,girls who claim to have been
r "'The latest evidence was gathered
;H2frpni the tory of Marie Jewell, 17-fmyear-old
girlr who was found by the
18 wpolfce after it is alleged .she had been
vf making the rounds of loop iotels.
' i M Her story involved the Normandie,
Apmbard, National "and King Ed
ward. It is rumored that oneof the
first-class hotels is also named in the
girl's 6tory but the state's attorney's
office will not make the1 name pabnc
until the charge is verified. She Is
said also to have accused a wealthy
man of taking her to this hotel.
"The most dangerous part of this
traffic," said Hogan "is that it is
usually very young girls that are talc
en to these places after a flirtation
along State st. The old-timers will
nottake a chance of coming into the
loop. The stories of the girls in the.
Juvenile court are the same. A well
dressed men, a flirtation, a dinner
with a few cocktails on the side, and
then the hotel. It might Interest stu
dents of, economy to know that most
of the girls tell stories of low wages
in department stores and factories."-
It is believed by the state's at
torney that many of the hotels are
taien a chance through the belief

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