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r-The price for which the girls weresl
disposed averaged $l-500,-is the re-s
port. " Some brought as high as
y00. - -
Glabaug's staff is not? scouring
thfePcity to check up tihe gypsies now
in Chicago. ReceBtly gypsies have
beefc coming here in large numbers.
It te said some of the parties that
have "brought young girls with them
of 'surprisingly light complexion for
William P. Fitch, special investi
gator for the department of justice,
who is consideredHhe best trailer of
white slavers in the government em
ploy, has been placed in charge of
tb8 case. He has already interviewed
the Denver prisoner and announced
that he believes the man's story and
is on his way east to make important
arrests. He has a list of, approxi
mately 100 girls old into slavery at
prices from $200 to $2,500.
' f o o
THE REAL UNEMPLOYED PARADE
"The real unemployed parade of
Chicago is on, Michigan avenue,""says'
Joseph J. Ettor, L W. W. organizer.
"K is a parade of people who are not
empolyed, who don't want to be em
ployed. They don't have to work.
Others are working for them. The
so-called unemployed over on Clark
st and Halsted st and in the crowds
that wait for the want ads to come
out are employed at hunting employ
ment' They are the unemployable,
the disemyployed. The real unem
ployed parade of the out-of- works
and the won't-works is over on the
lake front boulevards past the clubs,
theaters and style shops.'-
vewels caused cpttoa market to de
cline 14 points.
JITNEYS WILL ENd TRACTION
COMPANIES, PREDICTS MAYOR
' TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Washington. Southern Pacific Co.
most dispose of holdings in Pacific
Mail Steamship Co", unless operations
of Pacific Mail vessels through Pan
ama canal ara 'stopped within 60
days, according to decision by inter
state commerce commission.
New York Unconfirmed resorts
aiiikteg-of several-British jeehit l
Seattle, Wash, "I shall be sur
prised if another foot of street car
track is ever laid in this city," says
Hiram C. Gill, mayor of Seattle. "To
borrow an army phrase, the jitney is
more mobile than the street car, and
in this hurrying-scurryingage makes
an irresistible appeal to those who
wish to save mimites in traveling.
"Today's situation Nis abnormal
only in the sudden growth of the jit
ney bus industry. 'Motdr-propeiled
vehicles are as logically the successor
to the electric car on rails as the elec
tric car -was the logical successor to
the horse-drawn vehiete."
Gill says that the -Jocal traction
company must install commodious
jitneys which will drive the indepenfi-
ents out of business, or else the inde
pendents must be so organised that
they will be amenable to regulation
and financially responsible for dam
ages. -- -r -' -i
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