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Propositions favoring government
ownership of railways, mines and
other monopolies will be introduced
as suggestions to reduce the high
cost of living, which has leaped up
ward so rapidly lately that the best
gains of wages by the" strongest
unions have barely kept pace.
HOTEL RA1DSRESULT IN THE
ARREST OF A HUNDRED
About a hundred men and women
were arrested in early Sunday morn
ing raids on three hotels. The fate
of several police captains who were
bounced out of their jobs recently is
credited for the renewed Interest of
the police in vice.
The notorious Cadillac hotel at
22d and Wabash was visited; the
Leidy at 1855 W. Madison and the
Decatur, a few doors west, were the
Lieut Hartford, who conducted
the West Side raids, said the girls
taken were mostly of the working
class and of the department store
In morals court today the Cadillac
cases were continued until Nov. 21.
The six women anf -seven men ar
rested in the Richelieu hotel, 2505
Michigan av., were granted jury tri
als to be held before Judge Trade.
The Decatur cases also asked for
transfer to another court for jury
Morals court and its corridors were
so jammed with the morbidly curious
that guards had to be put on the
doors toTceep spectators from over
crowding the courtroom.
CEO. WARREN MISSING
George Warren, manager, of the
Olympic theater, is being sought by
his loophound friends, aided by pri
vate detectives. His wife fears that
he has met with an accident or foul
Thursday night he stayed at the
Hotel Sherman. He was not seen
leaving the hotel. Friday morning
his wife, in their home at 5053 Black- j
stone av., got a phone call from a
man who said he was her husband.
"I am at 112th st.," he said. "I am
not going to the theater today and
won't be home tonight."
SAYS VON BERNSTORFF PLAYED
STOCKS ON INSIDE TIP
New York, Nov. 13. Dr. Karl Arm
gaard Graves, "international spy"
says he is confident M freedom from
charges of blaclanailing Countess
Von Bernstorff, German ambassa
Letters upon which blackmailing
charges were made in Washington
Saturday were explained by Graves
as containing information regarding
the U-53's exploits, upon which, he
says, Count Von Bernstorff made a
stock market "clean up."
Graves avers that the German em
bassador was thousands of dollars
richer by reason of advance informa
tion on German submarine's venture.
He declared that the letters, appa
rently a woman's missive to the
countess, were in reality code which
Bernstorff would not want revealed.
GERMANY HAS BURIED DEFENSE
FOR SOMME FRONT
SomeWhere on the Somme, Nov.
10 (Via Berlin and Wireless to Say
ville, Nov. 13). Germany is defend
ing the Somme with buried artillery.
In their assaults the French and
British are attacking only the sur
face of the greatest fortifications ih
Germany built a surprise for the
allies here in a wonderful series of
artillery proof fortifications. These
defenses are built so close, are dug
so deep and cover such a. wide area
that what the allies are today attack
ing with infantry, tanks and artil- (Ti
lery are only the outskirts' of a pow
erful system of underground forts.
Lots of folks give a promise be
cause they can't keep it.
Laugh a lot When you quit it it