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palgn on the Issues Roosevelt devised
The effect of the Roosevelt and
Progressive disaffection will event
ually be seen in the lining up of the
If Hughes had performed so as to
get the real and cordial endorsement
of Roosevelt a considerable propor
tion -ot the Roosevelt vote might
have been polled for Hughes, but
with the impression spreading daily
that Hughes is only a respectable
"window dressing" for the Old Guard
and that the power and policies of
the Hughes administration would be
wielded by Penrose, Hitchcock, Taft,- streets, the white slave ring reached
f BLACKMAIL UNCOVERED, IN NEW
YORK SLAVE PROBE
New York, ' Sept 6. The slimy
trail ofWew York's white slave inves
tigation with its wrecks of young
girls and its stories of men who lived
off the "earnings" of women held in
virtual bondage was pointing nearer
today to probable entanglement of
at least one police officer in. alleged -bribery
and extortion through which
the system has been kept alive, ac
cording to evidence in the hands of
Dis't Att'y Swann.
Spreading its fangs from the
Willcox and the rest, many Progres
sives will be inclined to take the "Wfl
son end of the alternative for anoth
er four years.
PLAN ACTION AGAINST OFFICER
WHO FIRED AT AUTO
The Chicago Motor club, through
its att'y, Frank Reid Childs, today
planned, action against John Reld,i
Gary policeman who Imperiled the
lives of E. C. Garrity, his whVand
three children and a neighbor, Mrs.
Mooney and her baby, by firing shots
at thenuluring a ten-mile auto chase
near Gary, Ind. Reid mistook the
party for autoists who had run over
a boy shortly before. At the Gary
ponce station tney were released.
ANOTHER VILLA RAID RUMORED
San Antonio, Sept. 6. Pancho
Villa's in again.
This time he is reported to be
marching up the Santa Clara valley
in South Central Chihuahua to at
tack the American expeditionary
force's base at El Valle; about 75j.j
mues souin 01 uen. .f ersning s head
quarters at Colonia Dublan.
The often dead bandit leader is
now said to have quite a number of
'followers variously estimated at 75
to 750. It .was stated at armv head
quarters here today that there are
enough U. S. troops at El Valle to- pected to come from the dancer and.
lick as many men as Villa can gather. 1 Mrs. Thym.
into the circles of "social climbers"
of near society folk, the latest reve-'
lations indicate. There, through
blackmail, the plotters endeavored
to collect tribute after women fur
nished by the ring participated in or
gies of the "new rich."
As Dis't Att'y Swann pressed his
investigation of revelations which
are' declared to have followed the ar
rest of Rodolfo Guglielmi, self-styled
"Margins,'' new developments that
may lead to further arrest and possi
blt charges against police were ex
pected at the prosecutor's office.
Guglielmi was formerly the danc
ing partner of Joan Sawyer, a Broad
way favorite. He was arrested in"the
opartment of Mrs. Georgie E. Thym.
Before leaving the apartment he said
he wanted to call police headquarters
and talk to Deputy Com. Lord.
The commissioner, he said, was a
friend of his; Later he repeated this
statement to the district attorney.
Swann declared Guglielmi and Mxp.
Thym showed by the story that they
were familiar with men and women
who have practiced blackmail in near
society circles. Photographs taken
of prospective victims of blackmail
are understood to have played an im
portant part in the schemes of conspirators.
Much valuable information is ex-