The news in Chicago in January 1923 was about vampires. No, not that kind.The problem was "vampire autos."Cars were just beginning to crowd the city then. Traffic laws were primitive, and drivers were usually careless.
Like any city, Chicago likes to have visitors who come to town and spend money. But the Convention and Tourism Bureau was probably not happy about the story featured in the Tribune on September 12, 1967. A new scam was giving the city a bad name.It worked like this.