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The Turio woman was tipped off
and disappeared. The house con
tinued to run wide open. The
profits were collected and sent to
Turio. m her hiding placei
The facts were all made public
The police took no action. Mayor
Harrison took no action.
Three weeks ago a warrant
charging pandering was- issued
forMary de G-eoxge, keeper of a
house at 32 W. 20$ st
The warrant was never served..
De George was tipped off, and
fled the city." The houses' Con
tinued to rurf. The profits -were.
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The fa,cts were m.ade public
The police tpok no action. Mayor
Harrison 'took no action. "
Iewis Weis was held to the
grand jury For keeping a 16-year-old
girl in his house at 2127 Dear
born st., Thursday.
The facts were all made public.
The dive continued to run wide
open. The police took no action..
Mayo?" Harrison took .no action.
Yesterday Attorney Waldron
put the cases directly up to Har
rison. Harrison either had to close
the dives and revoke the saloon
licenses, or stand publicly con
victed as a member of the vice
- So he closed the dives, and re
voked Gusick's saloon license, and
his press agents of the trust
newspapers boosted him to the
skies for "smashing the redlight
Capt. "Michael Ryan, of the
made the situation perfectly clear.
Waldron accused him of refusing
to act against the dives at his re
quest. "Sure I didn't close the dives
'when Waldron asked me to," said
Ryan. "I'm not taking orders
from Waldron. He is neither
chief of police .nor yet -mayor. I
knew all about the cases, fjutcon
ditions are no worse "now than
they have been." .
i In, other vords, the situation
was kttcwvm perfectly well to the
administration all the time, and
hvas.coitnived at by the adminis
tration, -which, did not give the
police orders- to clos.e up the
The next time Mayor Harf ison
wishes- to appear as the smasher
of the redlight ring, he'd better
act before he is forced into a cor
ner by the Committee of Fifteen.
It will look a whole lot better,
and maybe the people will believe
1,346,925 WOMEN VOTE. n
According to the latest census,,
figures (data collected April 15,
1910) the total number of women
of voting age in the six states
where women have full voting
franchise is 1,346,925. There is2
no recofd of those who have
come of age during the past two
years; nor do these figures take
account of those who hdve, or
have not, become naturalized.
They are distributed as follows:
California, 671,386; Colorado,
213,425; Idaho, 69,818; Utah,.
5,729; Washington 277,722: -
(Twenty-second street station.
Wyoming, 28,840. t