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Edward I. Williams, C. 0. P. candi
date for sanitary board, says board
is harvest field for high-priced law
yersunder Democratic control.
- Morton D. Hull says Shen. Sher
man's announced support of Lowden
is merely fulfillment of secret prom
ises to Lundin camp.
- John E. Northup, Deneen candi
date for state's att'y, says "Harry B.
Miller is protecting vice lords who are
re-opening redlight district
Robert M. Sweitzer, mentioned for
U. S. senatorship, will lead grand
march at Arcadia hall tonight 25th
ward Democrats to hold ball
Mrs. Geo. Bass says West Will go
almost solid for Wilson.
Pres. Wilson received praise of Chi
cago Federation of Labor, represent
ing 300,000 trades unionists.
Chas. F. White, G. O. P. candidate
for sec'y of state, has declared for
Frank O. Lowden for governor.
Hon. Daniel Lawler, ex-Gov. Glynn
and Sens. Walsh and Saulsbury will
address big Democratic picnic at For
est Park, Sept 9.
A. B. Hulit, candidate for Repub
lican nomination for congress in 1st
district is said to be giving Martin
B.-Madden a good race.
Captains and workers to attend
organization meeting at 13th Ward
Democratic headquarters, 2913 W.
Madison, Tues. eve., Sept 5.
Guy C. Grapple, candidate for con
gress, 8th district, has been called
away by illness in family. Will be
back after tomorrow.
Fayette S. Munro, Rep. candidate
for att'y-gen filed affidavit showing
expenses to date totals $2,350.61.
John C. Amesv Frank U Smith's
mgr., says anti-machine vote will
Frank O. Lowden has received en
dorsement of ex-Gov. Fifer. Low
denites making much of Sen. Sher
man's endorsement of Lowden.
Frank Sullivan, G. O. P. candidate
for congress, 8th district, is confident
1 of winning nomination by a 2 Jo 1
vote. Has no organized opposition.
Wm. G. Anderson, attorney in
many cases against "Big Bill's" man
ner of handling the Sunday closing
law, is putting up a hard race for
state representative from the third
district on the G. O. P. ticket.
WHITE SLAVE TRAIL THROUGH
HOMES OF RICH
NewYork, Sept 5. The search
ing rays of Ass't Dis't Att'y Smith's
white slave investigation are being
turned into' the homes of men of
wealth and position today to probe a
story of viciousness going on in New
York under the cover of society.
A man, well known in social circles
at fashionable summer resorts, told
Prosecutor Smith an anfazing tale of
gilded depravity. He admitted, Smith
said, he received large sums from
men of wealth for furnishing women,
for their gay parties. He told of at
least ten houses maintained in the
best districts of Manhattan patron
ized solely by men of wealth. A story
of systematic blackmail conducted
by the proprietors of these houses
is known to be, well founded. The
man. even admitted that until the
war Btarted he had spent his sum
mers in Paris arranging with women
to "entertain" at winter parties.
NO CROWD GREETS CANDIDATE
HUGHES IN LOUISVILLE
Louisville, Ky., Sept 5. Only the
usual railroad station crowd was on
hand here today wbn Charles E.
Hughes' car was backed in. There
were no cheers or other signs of en
thusiasm. The, candidate is enroute
to Lexington, Ky., where he will
A. T. Hert, in charge of western
headquarters of the national com
mittee, got aboard for a conference
with the nominee and the two, re
mained together in the governor's
private car during the half hour wait