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places of the bunks in the old hop joints along South Clark when China-' town was running full blast. The wo men and men come-there and remain there all day under the influence of powerful drugs." - Lawrence Ritchey, who is the Chi cago representative of Mrs. W. K. Vanderbilt's crusade against the use of dope, is now hard at work investi gating the private hop joints of the city. He is rapbrted to have found sev eral drug stores which are openly selling morphine, heroin and other drugs. U. S. Schwartze, ass't city attorney, has joined the police, Blake and Rit ehey in their war against dope fiends. "There are many negroes on the South Side who are getting rich by going out and getting the dope for the wealthy fiats," said Blake. "An inves tigation of the South State street drug stores would reveal some start ling facts. I find that the rich people are using dope more than the woiK mg people." A squad of men from the detective bureau .are hunting down crooked druggists. "This is an original poem." "Yes?" "I write all my own'poetry." "Yes'" "Well then, how am I different from Browning, Milton and the SAMMY MEISENBERG HOME Sammy Meisenberg came home to day. Ten thousand persons gathered at the LaSalle street station to do him honor, and all Chicago paid trib ute to the Jittle marine who lost 'his life in the American occupation of Vera Cruz. Thejjody arrived in a special car of a Lake Shore train at 11:45 o'clock. The coffin was draped with the Amer ican flag and buried beneath a mound of flowers. Tq this floral display Judge Thomas Scully of the muni cipal court added a wreath six feet in diameter, the gift of the city. Springing to the top of a baggage truck, Judge Scully cried, "Salute!" Every man of the thousands who crowded the station bared his head. A squad of marines fired a volley. The coffin was placed on a truck and wheeled the length of the long platform between rows of city and county officials, personal representa tives of Gov. Dunne and Mayor Har rison, and members of Jewish so cieties and of military organizations. It was then escorted to the City Hall, where it lay in state. Mayor Harrison received the body and made a short address. As the procession started he walked beside the captain of marines and followed the hearse to thejCity Hall. Meisen berg's brothers, sister, and mother walked behind the mayor. Jfiovit 10,000 persons followed the proqession an'd an even larger crowd was massed about the City Hall block. A score of mounted police were required to force a way for the hearse. STORM RILLS MAN Kittanning, Pa., May 13. Charles Moore, 28, is dead and four persons are injured as a result of a terrific storm which wrecked the Kittanning Plate Glass Factory and the Kittan ning Pottery Plant, destroyed a num ber of homes, uprooted trees and m ipeeU," j, caused. ia. loss of $250,000.