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FRANK RYAN, CLAIRVOYANT KING, CON
FESSESTELLS OF GRAFT TO POLICEMEN
THE DAY BOOK
; An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. P. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St
Editorial Monroe 353.
Circulation Monroe 3826.
VOL. 4, NO. 57
Chicago, Thursday, Dec. 3, 1914
IL TELLS FIRST STORY OF CASE
NEW YORK MILLIONAIRE
Sixteen-Year-Old Florence Giddens, Who Caused White
Slave Indictment of Julius Heilner, Blames Flirta-
. tion in Seigel-Cooper's Ruined Through
f Marriage Promise
Little Florence Giddens, the 16-year-old
child, of whom Julius Heil
ner, millionaire corset maker of New
York, is accused of making a play
thing, talked for the first time today
of thecase against the man who she
says betrayed her.
. The news had just been brought to
her by a Day Book reported that the
trial of Heilner on a charge of vio
lating the Mann white slave act had
been set for Jan. 5.
Florence seems little more than a
school girL And yet she is the ac
cuser of this rich man who has a
wife in New York. It was her story
of how he brought her on a trip to
Cincinnati, Louisville and Detroit that
resulted in a social upheaval in Chi
cago and New York.
In the front room of her home at
15 E. 9th st,. in the presence of her
mother, Florence warned all girls to
beware of the flirts who make the
State street department stores their
Florence met the man who led her
to her ruin in the glove department
"If I hadn't been so fascinated by