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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 15, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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drive the other places out of busi
ness. Robert E. Hogan, ass't state's at
torney assigned to the juvenile court,
yesterday came out with a statement
in which he said that cabarets were
the chief cause of delinquency in
young girls. '
Hogan told the following story to
back up his statement:
"First, there was Miss P., a, 16-year-old
high school girl, who met
the 24-year-old son of a millionaire.
The girl's father owns several apart
ment buildings. One of them yields
an income of. $3,000 yearly; The
young man's rich father supplied
each of his three sons with an auto
mobile. "This girl and this youth went out
Nov. 22. They were accompanied by
another man and another high
school girl. She was just 18. The
Juvenile Court's jurisdiction ceases
when a girl becomes T.8. The party
of four went to the Athenia, 1521
North Clark street; McGovern's,
Clark and Erie streets, and the Ada,
Madison and Ada streets. --
"A few drinks made the younger
girl ill. She -didn't protest when she
was taken to the DecatuFHotel, 1839
Madison' street. We didn't file
charges against her in court, because
we didn't w'ant to give her pub
licity; but it is agreed that she will
go to, a strictly managed boarding
"Then there were Miss P. and Miss
J., aged J 7 years old. On Christmas
night they visited the North Star Inn,
Belmont and Clark; McGivern's, and
the Rathskeller, Belmont and Lin
coln. "With them were two men. Miss
P. said, 'I guess I got drunk. I can
dimly remember going with' the oth
ers to the St Regis hotel, Clark and
Grand avenue.'
"Miss J. had been in the Geneva
school for girls. She had been pa
roled Last week we sent her back.
Miss P. remains at home, under our
supervision, s '
'(Juvenile. court investigators
found a 13-year-old girl, dressed as
a boV, who was entertaining in a
cabarefc She was served liquor there.
The child was put on probation.
When the court's woman investiga1
tor led her out, the band played a
funeral march.
Hogan gave out a list of twenty
seven cabarets that have figured In
the cases of delinquent girls in. the
juvenile court. Among them were:
Congress t:afe, Billy Skidmore's,
Dugdale's, Davis & Ferson's, 1839 W.
Madison; Tommy Thomas',' 1664 W.
Madison; Ada, Ada and Madison; Ar
sonia, Madison and Paulina; Hick
ey's, Western and Madison; Colum
bia, Ogden av. and Van Buren;
Jackson, Jackson and Halsted;
Charley Tennes, 7092 S. Chicago
av.; Freiberg's; North American,
39th and Indiana; McGovern's, "Erie
and Clark; North Star inn, Belmont
av. and Clark; Athenia, 1251 N.,Clark
and Silver's, 76 N. Clark.
v. o o
Washington, Jan. 15. The su
preme court today held that the
Mann white slave law applies to non
commercial vice and is constitution
al, in upholding state court trial re
sulting in convictions of Maury5 L
Diggs, F.'Drew Caminetti and L.T.
Hayes for violation of the law.
Diggs and Caminetti, sentenced"
to prison and fined for transporting
Lola Norris and Marsha Warrington '
to -another state from their Califor
nia homes, pleaded inv their appeals
that the law was not intended to ap
ply to non-commercial vice.
L. T., Hayes, convicted of trans
porting a -girl from Oklahoma City,
Okla., to Wichita, Kan., appealed his
conviction on a similar plea. '
All the men were married.
& o -
Youngstowru O. Hearing famil
iar squeak behind him, Jess Wiggins
-.ostijratod and found his shoes,
stolen night before, on man,

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