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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 21, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15',
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Set only 50 feet from Broadway, in
dhe of the Forties, is Alice's hotel.
The hotel owner knows her business
and h6 helps her make her living.
Through him and a few of his close
friends, strangers they happen to
meet come to Alice.
This time it is not the stranger, but
Alice who is taking the chances. She
is sincere and trustworthy. He is
But Alice goes 6ut with him, wher
ever he cares to go. Sometimes it is
one, more often two and even three.
"I do not ask whether they are
married," says Alic. "It makes no
difference to me. I take them to
dinner, to a dance or a performance.
I have regular rate $10 for one
man, $15 for tw6 and $20 for three,
with dinner and other expenses:
"Jt costs them less with me' as
their escort than it might cost them
if they met the kind who do not
know what economy is and- who
want a good time only for them
selves. "Midnight is my limit, too. My
companions may stay as long as
they want, hut when the clock
strikes 12, I go home. If I want to
make escorting a business I must
have fixed rules and follow them
The Great "White Way is no place
for an innocent stranger all alone.
Alice makes it her business to ac
quaint him with this world-famed
" street in the most economical, pleas-,
Of course, the stranger who ven
tures upon Broadway must have
money, plenty of it, even if he is so
fortunate as to have so true a guide
and escort with him as Alice Ger-manie.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
. Nov.. 21, 1768. Col. John Wilkins,
British commandant at Fort de Char
tres, established the first civil gov
ernment which was set up. after the
British took over possession of Illi
nois from the French In 3,765,
WEDS SECOND. TIME KEEPS
HER MAIDEN NAME -
Although married a second time,
Miss Crystal Eastman, radical fem
inist, suffrage leader and birth con
trol advocate, wants to be known by
her maiden name. Her legal name.is
Mrs. Walter Fuller. She was di
vorced from Wallace J. Benedict, an
insurance man, and refused alimony.
One Ne,w York hotel has an in
closed golf course oh its roof.