New York Times
WOMEN HELD AS SLAVERS.
Two In Chicago Are the First Indicted Under New Federal Law.
CHICAGO., Sept. 6. — The first indictment under the Mann White Slave act, passed by Congress on June 25, were returned by a Federal Grand Jury to-day against Nettie Jenkins of Houghton Mich., and Ethel Culver of Chicago, who are charged with conspiring to place five young girls in a resort at Houghton.
Before the Federal Commissioner the women waived examination and gave bail. The arrest of Mrs. Jenkins in July was the first under the new Mann law.