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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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'that an organized gang has abducted
her girl. Shewtll seel? ap interview
with Hoyne and lay the Daily News
want ad before him.
Vice inyestigations in Chicago in
past years have shown that the
newspapers that grabbed anybody's
blind ads were a fertile field for white
slavers and that a large percentage
pf trapped girls fell into the hands of
the slavers by answering attrac
tive ads.
The Committee of Fifteen has ben
conducting a quiet probe pf want ads
that have appeared in the Chicago
papers, particularly the Daily News
alid 'Tribune. Only last week they
caused the conviction of Alexander
Lewis on a charge of insulting a
woman who responded to an ad for
a model.
The woman Bald that Lewis sug
gested putting her in ;touch with a
women who lived at , the Congress
hotel and would place her in a "buf
fet flat" where she would njfeet rich
fellows.
According to the girl's story, Lewis
said that many girls had gone Into
"call flats," had wet rich young men
out for a "good time," and baa sub
sequently married them .and were
living in luxury.
Mrs. Iverson fears that her girl
may have suffered a similar fate. Lo-
rine Iverson Ib described as a re-
t markably pretty girl of the school
girl type.
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TROOPS TO STAY ON BORDER
DURING MEDIATION
Washington, Sept. 8.-Neither the
militia statibned on the border nor
Gen. Pershing's column will be re
called until the Mexican-American
conference at New London, Conn.,
.makes its report on that subject, it
was stated today On high authority
here.
In the meantime, it was said, -the
tions, now in their state camps, to I
the border have not been changed, i
NEW YORK SURFACE LINES TIED
UP SUB AND "L" RUN l
New York, Sept 8 Although sur
face lines of the New York railways
were still crippled today, subway
and elevated trains continued to run
on schedule, and there appeared
slight prospect that the strike called
by the carmen's union on the trans
portation linesof the1 city would-be-come
serious."
James T. Wad?ell, "king of the
strikebreakers," who came here from
Chicago on a special train, was on
the job today, but with apparently
little to do.
Stories of supposed threats pf vio
lence one being a threat to dyna
mite the subway continue to reach
the police.
WAR DEPARTMENT REVISES
MUSTER LIST
Washington; Sept. 8. Te war de
partment today issued the following
revised list of troops to be mustered
out of the federal service:
Tb!lrd, 14th vand 71st New York
inf.; brigade headquarters and ls
and 4th New Jersey inf.j 4th Mary
land inf.; 1st and 2d Illinois inf.; 1st
and. 3d Missouri inf.; 5th California
Inf.; 3d Oregon inf.; 2d Washington
inf.; 1st Louisiana inf.
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THREE BRITISH SHIPS SUNK
London, Sept. 8. British steam
ship Strathtay and Ellerman line
steamship Tagus have been sunk.
British steamer Hazlewood sunk
off Yarmouth. Later dispatches re
ported all of crew xjf Strathtay saved.'
Morris Muscovite, 40, married,
shot ami killed while trying to enter
Vllet st house.' Two hours later the
wife of man who 'did shooting tele
phoned police to remove body.
New York. J. Walter Wood
Struth'ers and Chas. D..Wyman, stir
dents in army aviation school for civ
ilians at Governor's Island, serious
ly injured when they fell in biplane
nearly 800 feet

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