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Image of University of Illinois student William Spurrier, whom ultimately died following a visit to local gambling, drinking, and prostitution establishments in Champaign.

First of a series of articles on gambling establishments in Champaign.
Gus Dixon’s Policy House on the 600 block of Poplar St.
Skinny Pitchers Policy House at 600 block Poplar St., Champaign
Klemick’s Policy House at 709 N Fourth St., Champaign
67½ E. Main St. door to Skinny Pitcher's
Skinny Pitchers at 67½ E. Main St., Champaign
Photo of patrolman Charles Cole, of the Champaign Police force, patrolling his beat of North Market Street aka Gambler’s Row.
Staged photo of professional gambling in Champaign
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