Daisy Cole and Evelyn Weitzell Arrested
COLE, WEITZELL, TAMAN, WILLIAMS, BRYON JORDAN
Posted By: Sarah Thorson Little (email)
Date: 8/25/2017 at 16:49:46
Poor Location Chosen by Woman
Moves Next Door to Chief of Police Jordan
And Then is Disorderly
Lives There Two Days and is Then Arrested
Failure to investigate her neighbors caused Mrs. Daisy Cole, formerly of Eagle Grove, to clash with the city authorities. Had she looked over her neighbors carefully, she would have chosen another location and might possibly have kept out of police court a few days longer at least. Mrs. Cole and other inmates paid $25 fines.
Mrs. Cole was brought before the court this morning on a charge of disorderly conduct, which consisted of running a house of ill fame. She moved into Fort Dodge from Eagle Grove only two days ago, and moved next door to Chief of Police M. J. Jordan.
When an auto awakened him at 3:00 a.m. Wednesday night, Jordan noticed that it stopped in front of the Cole house. The next morning the car was still there. Friday night about midnight Jordan was again awakened by another car and the shouts of the occupants, who entered the Cole residence.
Jordan called several of his men and raided the place. They found Evelyn Weitzell of Eagle Grove, upstairs and Margaret Taman was also there. Homan Williams and M. Bryon, the latter of Fort Dodge, were among those present.
The Fort Dodge Messenger and Chronicle -- Fort Dodge, Iowa
August 24, 1917
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