Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Say Sleuth Story Should’t Be Believed
The Daily Ypsilanti Press published this story on Wednesday, October 4, 1916. Report that University of Michigan boys were involved in the blackmail scandal recently unearth in Chicago, and that that the detectives had been in this city in search of a Normal girl also wanted in connection with the matter gained circulation this week, but a careful investigation, at the Norma, and detailed questioning of all whom the affair could in any way affect resulted in confirmation of the belief that no basis for the rumor exists. That it originated in Ann Arbor, and became public through other than reliable channels seems to be the case.