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A WISE PUP
"Think what a -woman's curiosity
will do," he said solemnly. "Lot's
wife looked around, and she turned
mto a pillar of salt.''
"But how about yourself?" said his
wife. "I saw you look -around the
other day, an you-turned into a saloon."
POLICE BACK UP CHICAGO
BEACH HOTEL IN LAKE GRAB
Efforts of the Chicago Beach Hotel
to monopolize part of Lake Michigan
for private bathing caused a battle
yesterday between special and city
policemen and bathers. The "latter
denied that the hotel had a right to
fence off any portion of the beach.
Through an agreement with the
city some time ago officials of the
hotel company caused a high fence
to be erected to the east of the hotel
and to the water's edge. The idea
was to keep "free bathers" off the
A special policeman was detailed
yesterday to see that no one trespass
ed. Shortly after 2 o'clock a crowd
of bathers rushed the policeman. The
police say William Paris, a negro, led
the crowd and he was arrested on a
charge of disorderly condust.
City policemen came to the rescue
of the special cop and the crowd was
POLICE RAID OPIUM DENS GET
'Government revenue agents swoop
ed down on three opium dens in Chi
cago's Chinatown yesterday, arrest
ed six Celestials, confiscated hun
dreds of little tin boxes of the "pills,"
and incidentally obtained a lot of in
formation on the manner in which
the traffic is carried on.
Lee Hing, one of the men arrested,
admitted to the officials that he was
the salesman. In the guise of a laun
dryman he peddled the stuff to fash
ionable women in all parts of the
city, according to his story. Hing
had a different "laundry route" every
day and succeeded in cleaning up a
neat little sum from his aristocratic
The places raided were at 226 W.
22d st, 2263 W. 22d St., and 2243
W. 22d St.
80,000 women .and children work
in steam laundries.