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purpose of 'picking up' girls. And if T BARNES' COUNSEL FURTHER
the park is ill-lighted or poorly pro
tected they will force their attentions
on any girl that comes along, no mat
ter what her age might be.
"In my experience in "the courts I
have been called upon many times
to prosecute men for all sorts of
crimes committed in parks seizing
girls by force, indecent exposures and
many other offenses.
"Another and great danger to girls
is the 'auto flirt.' These men usual
ly well-appearing, make a business of
hunting the parks for girls. They
can usually And some unsuspecting
girl who is glad of the chance to get
an auto ride. When the girls get in
the machine is sent ahead at a speedy
clip and before the girls realize what
the men's intentions are they are on
the outskirts of the city and the men
are making advances to them."
Ulysses S. Schwartze, another city
prosecutor, and Ass't State's Att'y
Eugene Quirks were two others who
endorsed the women's crusade. They
promised to do all in their power to
aid the women.
John Barton Payne, Albert Mohr,
Jos. Donnesberger, Chas. Hutchinson
and L. M. Patterson are the present
South Park board members.
BOY ADMITS BUYING POISON FOR
Daniel Hurley, 19, accused of the
murder of his sweetheart, Catherine
Roller, 17, while buggy riding at Lin
coln, today made a feeble effort to
shift the responsibility to the should
ers of the girl. He said he bought
the strychnine for her at her request,
not knowing it was poison.
LABOR MEN MAY BE HIT BY
FEDERAL GRAND JURY.
Rumor says federal grand jury has
returned indictments against some
union officials and manufacturers for
operating under agreements said to
bein violation of the antitrust law.
They relate to the use of material
not made in Chicago.
RATTLES THE SKELETON
Syracuse, N. Y., April 27. Hidden
Republican history of "Boss" Piatt's
regime was further bared today.
William Barnes' counsel produced
fifty more letters of Piatt and Roose
velt, showing their close political re
lations during the closing months of
Roosevelt's term as governor and
also after he became vice president
"You are not an easy boss," Roose
velt wrote to Piatt in one letter, ap
There were no startling new reve
lations in the last batch of letters
produced today. Roosevelt, on his
seventh day of cross-examination,-had
mostly a thinking part. He
chafed while idle during the hours
taken up in the reading of the Piatt
Dozens of letters exchanged be
tween Barnes and Roosevelt from
1904 to 1908, showing their cordial
relations and political harmony, were
offered for Barnes just before the
The last of the Piatt-Roosevelt let
ters read today told how the "easy
boss" and Roosevelt conferred on leg
islation and patronage. One letter
disclosed how Roosevelt had once de
cided to refuse the vice, presidency
nomination. He said he wanted to be
governor again. In one letter Piatt
referred to "our friends of the New
York Central," as desiring tax exemp
tion legislation. Gov. Roosevelt re
plied that he "was exceedingly sorry"
if any hardshiphad been caused the
railroad, but he could not prevent the
o o . .
HERE'S SOMETHING NUEUE .
They had cut off a chinaman's queue,
And were painting his head a bright
So the Chinaman said,
As they daubed at his head:
When I sueue yueue, yueue'll rueue
what yueue dueue."