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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 07, 1912, Image 2

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The trials of Harrison B. Riley,
millionaire president of the Chi
cago Title and Trust Co., and
Justin M. Dall, secretary of the
company, for renting theftouse at
1905 Armour avenue for immoral
purposes was continued today un
til Get. 15.
Bail for Riley and Dall was
fixed at $400 for each. Both sign
ed their own bonds. The two
millionaires were kept waiting an
hour before their case was called
before Judge Hopkins.
Dean Walter T. Sumner and
former U. S. District Attorney
Edwin W. Sims refused to give up
the key to the report of the vice
commission before Judge Cot
trell. Sumner aid Sims said ,they did
not think the key was a public
document. They were given until
Saturday to think it over.
Five hundred men and 100
women were arrested in vice
raids on the North and South
Sides between Saturday night
and this morning. All their cases
twere continued.
There were 378 cases on the
'docket a,t the South Clark street
court today a record for the Mu
nicipal Court.
Last night the levee was de
serted. Tonight, unless the city
government refuses to uphold the
state's attorney in the crusade, a
policeman will be stationed at the
door of every resort.
. The policemen will be ordered boulevard. He has
to keep all men out of the resorts, home at Lake Villa.
Any man persisting in trying to It was at Lake Villa that-'Shunk,
get in is to be arrested under the
state law.
The state's attorney's office to
day is busy preparing information
against owners of resorts. None
of the names of owners will be
given out until all the information"
is ready for filing.
One of the peculiar . things
about the raids is the apparent
immunity of Nick Colisimo, one
of the Big Three of the tender
loin. There are three warrants out
for Colisimo. His resort was run
ning wide open Saturday night.
Yet" it was not raided and he was '
not arrested.
Nearly every church in Chi
cago yesterday joined in demand
ing that the present crusade be
kept up and the millionaire "re--spectable"
owners of disorderly"
houses be prosecuted.
Mrs. Kate Adams, former sec
retary to Former Chief of Police
Stewart, has made arrangements
to care for all women of -the ten
derloin who wilbapply to her.
Police Captain Meagher of the
Desplaines Street Station yester
day raided a house at 320 South
Sangamon street and arrested
William Shunkf wealthy real es
tate dealer.
The information for the raid,
was given tp Meagher by Helen
Lange, 18 years old, whose home
is in East Chicago.
Shunk's home is at.3957 Drexel .
a summer
-Pi i Yftt'ita. a&ii mittmm .

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