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be arrested shortly on the technical
charge of buying liquor for minors.
Pinkerton, who is said to be a
member of the Barney Grogan po
litical faction, was arrested by De
tectives McCormick", -McCarthy and
O'Neil last night in George Dugdale's
saloon, 1733 W. Madison.
His case was brought up in the
Morals Court and on motion of the
state was continued until April 23,
when the hotel keepers will have a
hearing before Judge Sabath in the
Court of Domestic Relations.
According to Hogan this is only
the beginning of a city-wide investi
gation by Hoyne's office. Evidence is
now being-taken from girls who have
made accusations against hotels in
different parts of the city and their
charges are being checked up.
It is expected that the loop dis
trict will be the next hit The story
told Hogan by Mane Jewell named
many prominent hotels in the loop
and Hogan expects to spring some
thing startling within a few days.
In addition, it is rumored that there
are many hotels on the upper North
Side which are mentioned in the
story told Hogan by a young girl
whose identity is being guarded by
the state's attorney's office.
Most of the stories told so far have
been brought out in the Juvenile
Court and Judge Pinckney and his as
sistants are co-operating with Hogan
in the prosecution.
"DAMAGED GOODS" CAUSE OF
SUICIDE, SAYS GIRL'S NOTE
The story of a girl who was too in
nocent and trusting and of a fellow
who was "rosy cheeked but rotten
inside," was contained in a letter re
ceived by the chief of police yester
day. The writer says she is now in
the lake. Love, trust, marriage and
shame follow each other in the girl's
A warning to other girls, it reads in
"You will find my body at the foot
of Diversey bathing beach. I am tak
ing my life because my life and
health were ruined by a young man
I married some years ago a man
that knew down in his heart he was
not fit to marry any woman.
"But still they go on ruining lives.
I can't see why they don't get a law
here. Not only here but everywhere
they should have it, that a couple
should be examined by a doctor be
fore they are allowed to get married."
300 COOLIES DIE IN JAPANESE
COAL MINE DISASTER
Tokio, April 13. Crushed beneath
tone of earth and the water of the
Japan sea, at least 300 coolies have
been drowned in the Ube coal mine,
near the strait of Shimonoseki, ac
cording to dispatches received here
The coolies were trapped by the
collapse of the roofs of subterranean
galleries in which they were working.
According to Japanese officials this is
the first accident of its kind in the
history of the world.
There is but slight hope for the res
cue of any of the entrapped miners
or for the recovery of their bodies.
It rests solely on the belief that the
coolies may have rushed into several
water-tight chambers constructed as
a precaution against just such an ac
cident Gangs of laborers are work
ing at top speed In an effort to reach
the land entrances to these chambers.
DUNNING ASYLUM ON FIRE
Fire from an unknown origin de
stroyed the two-story annex building
of the Dunning insane asylum early
today. About 200 men patients were
rescued from the burning structure
and although the authorities believe
that all patients have been removed,
an investigation was started to deter
mine whether any were missing.
From latest reports the fire is under
Mrs, Eleanor Straight suing Fred
erick Straight, taxi man, for ,di
vorce. Abandonment. . .,