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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
LA SALLE ST. BANK, LORIMER INSTITUTION,
AND THREE AFFILIATED BANKS CLOSED
UP THOUSANDS IN PANIC AS RESULT,
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofnce at '
Chicago, HL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
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N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except Mn
Chicago,$3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 217
Chicago, Friday, June 12, 1914
'RAH! UAH! STUDENTS ARE NAMED
AS VICTIMS OF THE DOPE HABIT
Sensational Statement Given Out By Doctor Who Him
self Feu a Victim to the Snuffing Habit Drug
gists Under Watch of Police.
College boys were named as vic
time of the dope habit in a remark
able statement given by Dr. T. S.
Roberts, the former prominent phy
sician now a drug fiend, to Assistant
Corporation Counsel George L.
Roberts has just come from the
Bridewell, whether he was sent as a
possible means of being saved from,
the inevitable end that comes to all
As a result of disclosures made by
the former physician, police may
throw a watch around druggists and
shady doctors in the districts sur
rounding the University of Chicago
and other educational institutions.
"College men begin snuffing co
caine around examination time," said
Roberts, who has been both professor
and scholar. "It braces them for the
arduous tasks that confront them.
They imagine they're masters of
themselves. Poor kids! How I sym
pathize with them.
"By use of the dope they are able
to obtain a false energy that enables'