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SOME CLASS TO GERMANY'S PARCEL POST WAGON
Berlin's first electric parcel post delivery wagon,
front, beside the chauffeur's seat.
The door is in
$57,000,000 PER YEAR IN
WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC
New York, Jan. 30. Samuel
H. London, government investi
gator, today told the Gurran al
dermanic committee that the
white slave traffic in New York
city amounts to $57,000,000 a
year and that regular auctions "of
women to keepers of resorts are
held in the back rooms of many
New York, saloons.
"About ninety-five per cent of
the girls who disappear strange
ly in New York," said London,
"are kidnaped or lured away by
white slave agents.
"I have seen dingy back rooms
of saloons in which women '
white women were sold at auc
tion to the highest bidder,"
ROB SAFE; BURN STORE
Four bandits entered depart
ment store of Moeller & Co.,
3014-22 Lincoln av., overpower
ed the night watchman, M. Roser,
blew open the safe with nitro-gly-rerin
and escaped with $1,200. A
fire that broke out soon after the
explosion caused loss of $75,000.
Roser was seriously injured
and narrowly- escaped being
burned alive. He was bound and
gagged and lay on the floor four
hours before freeing himself.
"I have often wondered," said
the newly arrived missionary to
the genial cannibal, "what be
came of my predecessor." "Oh."
replied the cannibal, "he has gone
into the interior,"