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NOON EDITION -
PITY. THE WEATHER MAN IT'S UP TO HIM
WHETHER THE CUBS PLAY TODAY OR NOT
THE DAY BOOK
. , An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, sSgj QQ 500 South Peoria St
Editor and Publisher. cIlPS398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 166 Chicago, Saturday, April 12, 1913
REV. ELMER E. WILLIAMS USES VICE BODY AS
CATSPAWTO FURTHER OWN ENDS
"North Side's Fighting Parson" Revealed inrfew Light
Highbrow and Lowbrow Cafe-Resorts
Pinched att Midnight. Session.
The Rev. B. W. Williams, some
times called "'the North -Side's fighting-parson,"
last night contrived to
disgrace his cloth.
He also made a fool of the' O'Hara
vice commission by trying to use it
for his own personal ends.
Williams used his fighting qualities
against a defenseless woman, and
crucified her before the crowd of men
at the midnight hearing of the vice
commission last night.
We are npt going to give the wo
man's name nor the man's. The
other newspapers can do that, and
they areiyelcome to what credit they
may gain from the scoop.
""The woman is the proprietress of a
rooming house at 1361 North" Clark
According to the Rev. Williams,
this house, has been used as a "transient"-
Very likely it has. There is. scarce
ly a rooming house or. hotel in Chi
cago of any size that is not so used.
Williams has been trying" to have
this particular rooming house'closed
ioh sometime " - i '
He had a member of his congrega
tion, one W. C. Sensibaugh, who
seems to be in the same class with
Williams, take and live in a room
there ail last week.
Sensibaugh did well. He found
some private letters from the man in
the case to the woman in the case
the proprietress of the rooming
Apparently not being much trou-
u bled with a conscience, Sensibaugh
j I reuu wese itsuers uiu a.pprupria.i.eu
them. It is believed they now are in
tfie possession of Williams .
Last night, while the commission
was holding the midnight session,
Williams went to the rooming house
with Detective Sergeants J. J. Hardy
and.M. j. Farley, of the detective
The I detectives and Williams
broke into the woman'sroom. They
found the man and woman in bed.
They made them dress and brought
them before the O'Hara commission.
That he might be in proper posi
tion to assist at the crucifixion of
lthe woman, Williams took his place