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HARRY THAW QEJS A i I STEPfNEARER TO HIS FREEDOM i 'iH 'i L. LAST EDITION HIGHER COURT GIVES JACK JOHNSON NEW& TRIAL E DAY BOOK An Adless Daily -Newspaper, i3$is ,-.. H. D. Cocfaran. sk TeL Monroe 353. i V (fjtor and Publisher. IslilP0. Automatic 51-422. ' South Peoria St 383 By Wail, 50 Cents a Month. ' VOII3, NO. 167 Chicago, Tuesday, April 14, 19T4 ONE CENT PROBERS CLAIM THE DOPE HABIT IS SPREADING IN CHICAGO Investigations Show That Terrible Drug, Habit Has Z Invaded Fashionable Districts South 'Side 1 Negro-Gets Rich -Through Salef Dope, Says One Investigator, .The dope habit is spreading in Chi cago, according to investigators who have recently probed the city.. !s a result of alarming discoveries made by probers in the employ of Mrs..'V. T& Vanderbilt, who is putting up much?money to fight the spread of the drugevil, and othef investigators it is expected that Aid. Charles E. Merriam will present a resolution to the City Council. It is asserted that in the fashionable districts .on the" tar North Side and South Side there are elaborately fur nished apartments wherein wealthy users of dope come to indulge in the practice. In the amdunC of dope used these places are said to rival "the no torious Chinese hop joints that' lined South Clark street in the old days be fore reform swooped down upon Chi cago. One investigation was made by William M. Blake, secretary of the Business Mens Morals Association; JHe found that several drug stores were "dispensing dope uuvarfous dis guises, - it aS .- .fcdL.- i