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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 13, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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will be hit by the chief's oiIer is the
Bal Tabarin in the Hotel Sherman
Only loophounds know much about
this place. It is one of those exclu
sive utue loop tango joints wnere
Chicago's pork millionaire's- can
"jvalk the dog" with the- pretty little
Floosies of the Follies without fear
of walking on the toes of Friend
"Wife.
Life doesn't start in the Bal Ta
"barm until the ordinary booze ba
zaars on the street level sound the
"lights out!" cry at 1 a. m. Then
Hotel Shermanwardthe taxis bear
their silk-stocking souses. In the
elaborately furnished confines of the
Bal Tabarin the saucyfaced little pi
Touettes of the musical comedies are
introduced to the silk-stocking
souses by the obliging professional
"host" or "hostess. Then the fun
"begins.
Of the "dog walkin" and the "che
mise shaking" that is done in the Bal
Tabarin after 1 a. m., CMief Healey is
piot much interested. But early morn
ling wanderers who find themselves
'.in the vicinity of the Hotel Sherman
"when the sun starts its climb over
the eastern horizon and the scrub
ladies begin their march on Randolph
st report interesting things.
' They say that gallons of booze sur
rounded by dress suits and evening
gowns emerge from the Sherman
and are borne away by friendly taxi
drivers. The chief is anxious to
know if this is merely evidence of
many hang-overs of the night before
or whether the dancers can keep
themselves oiled up while "walkin'
the dog" at the Bal Tabarin.
Other places in which the chief
has shown interest are: the Athenia
Cafe, owned by Louie Cherombkos,
1521 N. Clark; John P. Collins, 670
W. Madison; Conklin's billiard hall,
116 W. Madison; Lakota Hotel, Thos.
Wl Nichols, owner, 30th and Mich
igan av.; Belmont Cafe, 3035 S. State
and the Calumet Cafe, 332 B. 35th.
In addition thorfi nrs said tn ho dav.
r -i other big loop hotels on which 1
Capt. Morgan Collins of the Central
Detail has been ordered to keep a
vigilant eye.
But Healey's orders have placed
the commanding officers in a quan
dary. They don't know whether, or
not his successor will be allowed to
stand back of them. And if they don't
well, they remember the fate of
Capts. Smith and O'Brien.
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COLD STORAGE TAXES WOULD
WOULD HELP OUT CITY
Taxes that the city has a right un
der old laws to collect from cold stor
age houses would go a long way to
ward relieving the scarcity of cash
that is hampering work in city de
partments, Ass't DIs't Att'y Michael
Igoe declared yesterday.
A dozen food speculators will be hit
by true Jjills if1 the grand jury finds
a guilty charge against the names of
all food hogs that it has under consideration.
COL HOUSE NOT TO GO ABROAD
ON PEACE MISSION
Washington, Dec. 13. The adminr
istration does not plan to send CoL
House, Pres. Wilson's personal ad
visor, abroad to do anything about
the German peace move. This much
of the administration's plans was re,-
vealed to the United Press today.
Col. House was overnight guest of
the president, conferred briefly with '
Sec'y Lansing this forenoon and then
hastened back to New York.
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CANADIAN TORPEDO BOAT WITH
ALL OF CREW REPORTED LOST
Ottawa, Ont, Dec. 13. The chief
censor issued the following report:
"The minister of naval service re
grets to report that it is feared that
H. M. Canadian torpedoboat Grilse,
Lidut Walter Wingate, R. N. C. V. R., .
has been lost at sea with alf hands."
Joliet III, Two firemen injured,
one dangerously, when burning wall
of Joliet Wrought Washer Co.'s
plant collapsed. Damage $25,000.

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