Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1943 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
POPE TO HELP SAVE GIRLS
Miss NelliSlevin of the Cath
olic Woman's League of Chicago,
has returned from JR.ome, where
she was granted an interview
with Pope Eius X.
At that interview, Miss Slevin
says that the Pope promised to
use all the machinery of the Cath
olic church in Europe to save the
girls who emigrate from Europe
to this country and fall by the
thousands into the clutches of the
Miss Slevin, who is a teacher,
in the Charles Sumner public
school, called on the Pope chiefly
to tell him of the active work done
by the Catholic Woman's
She gave the pontiff a copy of
the Chicago Vice Commission's
report with its horrible story, of
the traffic in women that goes on
Pope Pius was deeply shocked,
and immediately promised to use
the entire machinery of the
church in Europe to prevent girls
going unprepared to the United
CONVICTS RAISING CAIN
Jackson, Mich., Sept. 3. Fifty
of the convicts confined in the
bullpen for the riots of yesterday,
broke out today and destroyed
hundreds of dollars worth of
One convict "was shot in the
arm. The riot was not quelled
until Warden Simpson called in
the militia. Soldiers are patrol
ling the prison grounds nowl
The prisoners who stayed in
their cells kept up the, screeching
and pounding which has kept all
the residents in the vicinity
awake for four nights.
. The fifty who broke out of the
bullpen rushed straight to the
prison kitchen and factory and
began smashing furniture and
GIRL ATTEMPTS SUICIDE
Denver, Sept. 3. Margaret'
Haines, niece of "Angel Archie''
Stevenson, the politician, at
tempted suicide in the Stevenson
home by drinking carbolic acid
The girl went to an amusement
park with a young man last night.
In her delirium after drinking the
poison, she moaned constantly,
When Miss Haines recovered
consciousness she refused to say
who "Bert" was or who she was
with last night. She begged the
physicians to let her die.
- '-& o '
UNDER MARTIAL LAW '
CharlestonrW. Va., Sept 3.
Martial law was formally de
clared by Gov. Glasscock in the
Paint-Creek mining district to
vday. The district has been patrolled
by militia and armed Baldwin de
tectives for weeks. There have
been several battles between
striking miners and detectives
and militia, but until today Gov.
Glasscock refused' every request
of the mine owners to declare
martial law formally. . rr