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AMUSEMENT OF THE WRONG
SORT AT RIVERVIEW PARK
"One of the girls recently brought
in told us how she flirted with a man
in the park and how- hebought her
several drinks in the Idle Hour cafe,
situated just outside of the park,"
said Ass't State's Att'y Hogan. "Later
she was taken to a West Side hotel.
We now have the hotel in on a similar
charge. A warrant will be taken out
for the owner of the cafe within a few
Hogan was asked if he thought the
park sufficiently policed.
"I think that there are enough po
liceman, but I don't think that they
are on the job," replied Hogan. "The
majority of the cases which come
into this court are preventable. The
officers should prevent the men from
picking up the girls whose mothers
allow them to 'go without escorts."
"I think if two policewomen were
assigned to the park these crimes
would be reduced," said Judge Bar
telme. "Girls would talk to them
where they would be impudent to a
policeman. They could also prevent
unescorted girls from staying in the
park until late at night"
The identity of the investigators is
being kept secret.
Last summer 35 of the girls
brought into the girls' court blamed
their downfall to Riverview park.
Some of them told Judge Mary Bar
telme of the girls' court that they had
been seduced by employes of the
park. Others said that middle-aged
men, with plenty of money, had giv
en them a good time and led them
Riverview has been open but a
short time this season and already
four more girls have been brought
into court. They told of being en
tertained by men in the beer gardens
and cafes in the park and how they
were later taken to West Side hotels.
Following their stories two investi
gators, a man and woman, were sent
out by the juvenile court to make a
report on the moral conditions. Yes
terday they turned in tne iliac niuv--ment
of their report. They said that
the conditions were bad.
There investigation is not finished.
When it is officers of the juvenile
court have promised a report which
will shock the parents of the North
west Side into action.
In the report turned in yesterday
the investigator told how young
girls, many apparently under 18
years of age, were found drinking
with men companions in saloons and
cafes around the park and in the park
FRECKLES! WHO CARES WHEN
TINY HATS ARE BECOMING
Who cares for freckles! Tiny tur
bans are becoming to piquant faces,
so the brimless hat that offers an in
vitation to Old Sol to put a "sun kiss"
on the nose of the summer girl is
one of the popular "head pieces" of
This trim little turban is of straw
with a broad band of blue taffeta and
a huggjaink sHkjoppy aCeither-sida