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conviction should result in ouster pro
ceedings on the part of the city."
The Committee of Fifteen, an in
vestigating organization, published
the fact that the place was a no
torious resort several months ago
and the name of the owneithe estate
o'f Anna Fitzgerald, was also given to
the newspapers. But the place still
Alderman Martin was not at home
to a reporter for The Day Book, but
Mrs. Martin admitted her daughter
ran the "Anthony hotel," at 2703
Mrs. McClain has made several
visits to the morals court and two
convictions have been returned
against her this year.
Several "parties" pulled from the
hotel in late hours of the night have
drawn fines and her record in Major
Funkhouser's office is a long one.
One conviction in court is usually
enough to force an undesirable ten
nant from a building. Efforts to
reach the owners of the property at
2703 Wabash av. have proven unsuc
cessful. They live in San Francisco
and operate through agents.
RECOMMENDATION ON FRANK'S
LIFE PLEA EXPECTED
Atlanta, Ga., June 7. Recommen
dation by the state prison board to
Gov. Slaton on Leo M. Frank's appli
cation for commutation of his sen
tence from death to life imprison
ment was looked for here today or to
morrow. That the governor would
take some time to consider matter
was deemed certain from announce
ment that Solicitor Dorsey, who
prosecuted Frank, would appear be
fore the executive, in the event of a
recommendation for mercy, to oppose
compliance with it
v o o
WOMAN KILLED BY AUTO
Three women were struck by an
auto while walking on Western av.
at 147th st. today. Mrs. John Finn,
56, Posen, was killes; Mrs. Mary
Tracy, 68, 201X N. Racine av., suf-
fered a fracture of both legs, and fha
right arm of Mrs. Mamie Tetz, 38,
Harvey, was broken.
STREET CAR STRIKE MAY BE
AVERTED BY CONFERENCE
Traction heads and' union .officials
will get together late today to talk,
peace plans. It looked this morning
as if the traction bosses were about
to come down off their high horse
and wanted to do it gracefully. Leon
ard A. Busby, president of the surface
lines, was not nearly so pompous in
discussing the situation today.
A tip from the inside said the
surface lines were prepared to offer
a compromise advance in wages. If
the offer sufficiently approaches the
figures favored by the unions and
does away with the nine-grade sys
tem of promotion the result may be
immediate peace that will last for
threg years at least.
When the carpenters and the Car
penter Contractors ass'n severed re
lations April 10 the carpenters at
once offered to arbitrate. The C. C.
ass'n vowed it would never arbitrate.
It has changed its mind. Today each
side will name a representative.
These two will name a third and the
three will sit as an arbitration com
mittee to decide the issue.
WHITE SLAVER SENTENCED
Two Chicago professional white
slave merchants will spend the next
five years in Michigan prisons. Hin
ton Claybaugh, head of the bureau of
investigation of the federal dep't of
justice, today received word from De
troit that Chester Neff and Lorena
Gowins had been found guilty of vio
lation of the Mann law and sentenced.
Neff and the women, negroes, were
arersted charged with transporting
white and colored girls from South
Chicago to Kalamazoo, Mich., to fill
orders for white slaves, placed by
Michigan houses of illfame.
It is said that they conducted a
flourishing brokerage business.