Books: White Slavery

DESIGNS IN SCARLET—Courtney Ryley Cooper—Little, Brown ($2.75).

In a Dine & Dance joint between Kansas City and St. Louis a tall, dapper, bald customer tipped the pretty red-headed waitress 50¢. She goggled archly. "Nobody's thrown that much money at me for two days." "Sweetheart," said the customer, "I'd like to throw more than that at you." Ten minutes later, heading for another joint on Route 40, this fast worker quoted the waitress's price to his chauffeur. "I'm supposed to come back for her at two-thirty," he said.

Not long afterward the same customer began joining...

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