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case, would freshen her appearance.
She longed for one.
With no amusement but an occa
sional nickel shows and racy novels,
Grace gradually came around to take
a different outlook on life.
One night the jiicely dressed girl
told Grace her "friend was sick and
asked her to take her place. Grace
consented. The following morning
she had money to buy a vanity case.
A few weeks later and she was dress
ed as well as an girl who worked in
Easter came around and the girls,
after buying some spring clothes, vis
ited Beloit, Wis., where the parents of
the "nice" girl lived. There Grace
was intro"duced to a woman who com
plimented her on her beauty and ask
ed her if she would like to come to
Eockford and have a nice job. Grace
assented. Arriving at Rockford she
was introduced to another woman
who offered to take her to Chicago.
She was brought here and placed in
a resort, she says.
She escaped and met Henry Frank,
509 N. Dearborn st, who told her she
was a "good looking kid." Henry
was employed as a cutter for Hart,
Schaffner & Marx. He invited Grace
into Goldberg's saloon, 507 N. Dear
born st., and they had a few drinks.
He asked her to live with him say
in er that he had a swell iob. Later
during the conversation he said she I
would have to go out on the streets '
and work for him. He threatened her.
They quarreled and were arrested.
Yesterday Prank was fined $200.
He is now employed cutting bathing
suits at the Bridewell.
Federal agents have taken charge
of Grace and they are looking for the
Iwo nice women who brought her
from Beloit to Rockford to Chicago.
' Federal officers who questioned her
yesterday refused to discuss the case. ,
THE SWIMMING POOL PROBLEM
The school board yesterday de
ferred action on the plan of Joseph
Holpuch, which will prevent the in-
stallation of swimming pools and
shower baths m Chicago schools.
This action was taken when a tele
gram was received from Mayor
Thompson, who was in Springfield,
asking that the matter be postponed
and that he would take it up when he
Here is the situation which the
mayor will be obliged to solve: No
present swimming pools, nor any
now contemplated, will be in poorer
districts, and most of the present
pools are closed because of money
to employ instructors.
MILLINER SUES MAN FOR
BREACH OF PROMISSE
A breach of promise suit was filed
against Charles Anderson by Mrs.
Bertha Schiffer, a milliner, yesterday.
Mrs. Schiffer lives at the Dearborn
Av. hotel. She says that Anderson,
who is a retired contractor, followed
her to Utah a year ago and urged her
to return here and be his wife. She
agreed to this and a week ago she
returned to find her former sweet
The amount of damage done to the
milliner's heart is not yet known and
no particular amount is specified in
BOY DROWNS TRYING TO SAVE
LIFE OF ANOTHER
Joseph Tordio, 19, 920 Townsend
st, was drowned in the north branch
of the Chicago river at Superior sL
yesterday while trying to rescue Al
bert Arrigo, 8, 457 W. Superior, who
was fishing for minnows and fell in.
Although a good swimmer, Tordio
did not know how to rescue a drown
ing person.-. He went down for the
last time with the arms of Arrigo
clinched around his neck in a death
grip which he did not know how to
I "Cussing" of caddies at Maywood
golf grounds brought request of
! neighbors to remove caddies' shed
! away from housd