Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
'WAY WITH WAISTLINE SAYS
i . "KEWPIE LADY"
Rbye Cedl O'Neill Wibojt
Rose O'Neill, the "Kewpie Lady,"
believes women should be "free as
kewpies at waist line and knee." She
is a member of the Polymuriel Prize
Fund committee of New York, which
is trying to design a universal cos
tume for women.
WANTED TO STUDY VICE BY
Another ministerial gent who wish
ed to study vice "by contact" was
gathered in yesterday. The studies
Qf th?- Rev. 3Fm&. Pi -Tplejen, sjelf-
styled Baptist minister temporarily'
without a church, cost him just
$11.50 or in the language of the
court, "five and costs."
Toleen was arrested at Van Buren
and Wabash with Madge Fuller of the
The minister told Judge Martin
that he was studying vice and so
ciology at first hand and that he in
tended only having a short talk with
Miss Fuller. Theh girl was freed and
Toleen fined when the judge was told
that he accosted her.
MASSAGE PARLOR PRISONERS
In spite of the "expert testimony"
of Dr. Wm. Hickson, of the psycho
logical laboratory, Frances Vander
heyden, 18-year-old cashier of the
Boston Store, won her case against
Fred Bromo and Elizabeth Caird.
They were convicted as inmates and
keeper of a disorderly house.
Miss Vanderheyden met Bromo
while at lunch one day early in
March. Through an offer of a posi
tion paying $40 a week, the girl told
the jury, he' enticed her into Mrs.
Caird's "massage parlor" at 421 Wa-j
bash av. i
Frightened by the appearance of
the place there were men, women,
beds, beer and whisky about, she said
Frances suggested that she hurry
home and get her clothes. The ruse
succeeded and she was allowed to
leave the "massage parlor."
Miss Vanderheyden notified the po
lice that she would meet Bromo at
Madison and Halsted at 7 o'clock in:
the evening and asked that a police-t
man follow them and arrest Bromo
when he attempted to take her to the
Wabash av. place. But the police
Frances went with Bromo, expect-j
ing a policeman to follow, and, ac
cording to her strange story, she was
taken to the "massage parlor" and
there, after being forced to drinhf
whisky, was attacked twice before
the police came at mjdnigfcti