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They Knew Too Much. "Two girls
"Who are employed in a department
store (X958a) came to work one day
in an intoxicated condition. They
went to the office of one of the part
ners, sat down in chairs and put then
feet on his desk. An employe of the
store tried to persuade them to leave.
They said they would not and dared
him to put them out. He did hot
Which Store? "The superinten
dent of '(X985c) department store
mistreated his stenographer. She
was a very good-looking girl, just
from the country and boarded at the
Y. W. C. A. After her downfall she
left the store and was finally put out
of the Y. W. C. A. The last time she
was seen by a friend she was about to
leave the city, saying she was going
to kill herself soon."
Amid the Bright Lights. One
night while a detective was in the
(X986) and (X987) cafes at (X988)
Wabash av. he saw five salesgirls in
these places whom he recognized as
being from a certain department
store on State st.
"An employe of many years in the
department stores said she knew
many salesgirls who lived with men
who were not their husbands.
"Mrs. (X989), who conducts an
immoral flat at (X990) 24th st, said
the whole success of a flat like hers
depends of getting young fresh girls.
She spoke of two who came during
certain evenings and who worked in
(X990a) department store-.
"One of the most notorious dance
halls in Chicago is at (X1014) N.
Clark st On Saturday nights many
girls who come to this dance are
semi-professional or professional
prostitutes. On Saturday and Sun
day nights the attendance is about
300. Many of these girls are wait
resses, housemaids and clerks in
A triple check was made on each
statement in the evidence of the re
port. That is, three investigators
each went over the same ground so
there could be no questioning the
SHOW JOHN D JR., AS BRAINS OF
Kansas City, Mo., April 24. That
John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was the
"brains" of the Colorado mine strike,
which resulted in the murder of men,
women and children, is shown by
telegrams and letters exchanged be
tween him and officials of the Colo
rado Fuel & Iron Co., according to
Frank P. Walsh, chairman of the U.
S. commission on industrial relations.
These communications are of so
startling a nature that Rockefeller,
Jr., will be recalled to the stand when
the commission resumes its public
hearings in Washington May 4.
The correspondence shows, ac
cording to Walsh, that Rockefeller,
Jr., who testified he kept his hands
off the situation, was in reality the
directing mind, exercising a personal
influence which extended even to the
state house in Denver and presumed
po dictate letters which went out to
the president of the U. S. and to the
governors of states over the signa
ture of the governor of Colorado.
That he withheld from the Dep't of
Labor in Washington information
asked for when Secretary Wilson
sought to avert the strike before it
Keokuk, Iowa. Badly decomposed
body of man found in field. Nothing
to identify body. Foul play sus
pected. Cairo. Mohammed Khalil, assail-
ant of sultan, who unsuccessfully at
tempted assassination, was today pri
vatel yhanged in prison here.
Washington. The Daughters of
the American Revolution adopted
resolutions excluding women who
are parties to polygamous marriagesJ
Cleveland. Stations where 100
dead flies may be exchange for a
dime will be established in all Cleve-'
land public schools.. ,