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REPORT ON FOX TROTTER1ES
Where is the report on swell loop
hotel fox trotteries? It has disap
peared. Morals Inspector Francis Hanna
prepared the report. It is said to be
a scorcher. It came out about the
time that the Hotel Morrison fox
trottery was being branded by Judge
TJhlir as a place where young girls
are started enroute to ruin. About
at the same time the names of the
Hotel Sherman and the Bismark ho
tel were mentioned.
Hanna turned the report over to
Capt G. R. Crippen, chief inspector
Major Funkhouser, second police
deputy. Crippen, it is said, was to
turn it over to Funkhouser, he to
Chief Healey and Healey to City
Now no noe seems to know where
the report is. By order of court, Maj.
Funkhouser turned over all reports
in his possession to City Prosecutor
Miller. Miller did not let the news
men see them but said they were
only reports on street walkers.
BRANDEIS, PEOPLE'S LAWYER,
MADE SUPREME COURT JUDGE
Washington, Jan. 29. Louis D.
Brandies, of Boston was named by
President Wilson as associate jus
tice of the United States Supreme
Court, to succeed Justice Lamar, de
ceased. The nomination was sent by the
president to the senate shortly after
1 o'clock and created a sensation in
that chamber where almost every
Democratic member had committed
himself in favor of one candidate or
another for the place. Southern sen
ators who believed the place would go
to-some southern jurist, Justice La
mor having come from the south,
weer especially startled.
Brandeis, since his activities in re
cent years on behalf of the people in
numerous cases involving big cor
porations, has been known as "the
Brandeis appeared as counsel for
the people in defending attacks on
constitutionality of women's ten
hour laws m Oregon and Illinois and
nine-hour law in Ohio. He acted as
chairman of board of arbitration in
the New York garment workers'
strike in 1910.
LABOR CONTRIBUTES HEAVILY
TO DANBURY HATTERS
New York, Jan. 29. Sec'y Lawler
of Danbury Hatters' union is con
fident now that enough money was
contributed by union men through
out country yesterday to save 188
aged hatters involved in famous boy
cott case from ruin.
Members of American Federation
of Labor were asked to contribute
one 'hour's pay to the cause of the
hatters. Lawler said he had received
no report as to the result of the ap
peal yet, but believed at least $300,
000 would be found to have been con
tributed. The money cannot be used
to -save the.homes of the aged hatters
which have been ordered sold to
satisfy the $252,000 judgment against
them. The hatters will be indemni
fied, however, for their loss.
FLOODS SWEEP TENNESSEE
Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 29. 1,000
families were homeless today because
of flooded rivers. Rapid rise at Lun
del, Ark., caused hundreds to take
refuge in small skiffs or in tree tops.
Rescue parties were sent to them.
San Francisco, Cal. Eight per
sons now believed to have been
drowned when small steam schoon
er Aberdeen of Seattle was driven
ashore off Golden Gate in gale.
Berlin. Swiss- government for
mally apologized to Germany for ac
tion of Swiss students and other per
sons in tearing down German flag
from consulate at Lausanne. v
One man out of every hundred in
Njew York city was convicted of some
crime during 1915. .