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GIRL TELLS FOLKS
THREE CHIC AGO AN S
FOUND DYING IN LOVE
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL. 3, NO. 154 Chicago, Monday, March 30, 1914 ONE CENT
FEDERAL PROBER SAYS UNDERWORLD
HAS RECEIVED A SCARE
'James L. Brtiff Claims There Is Less Interstate Trans
portation of Girls Than Formerly Convictions
Have Had Decided Effect,
Wages of girls and women' are a
factor in the'.making of white' slaves..
Even in prison, white slayers are,
shunned -by their fellow-convicts as
the limit of depravity. - -
There is no type" of the white
' slaver and they look just, like other
people. . y
During the last year there were,
only abouf .one-half as many white,
slavers caught ,as the year before
the federal law has thrown a scare,
Railroad ticket agents now .often
hold- up trahspprtatibn forjgirls.sus-.
pected of wrorjg connections.- JJZ "
The abo.ve-aresome of .the. latest
pointers from ,Ja'iries- L.?Bruff,.' chief
of the Chicgoi.federaMr.eau of in
vestigation. JHe!is therlonef'.inan in
closer touch-with the?-' wh!t -slave
situation than any man in-tticftMiddle
He, says that a scare, has been
thrown' "into the underwofldV'and
there is less interstate transportation
of girls 'for immoral purposes than
formerly. Convictions last year num
bered 175, as against 300 the year be-
- Hailroad ticket agents are on guard
4iga&st -selling tickets -to girls whose