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' SMITH NOT THE MAN
The Day Book yesterday said
that the assistant state's attorney
who asked Carl Waldron to lay
off the prosecution of the South
Side djvekeepers was Claude
ThisNwas not correct. Accord
ing: to a signed statement given
out by Waldron' last night, the-
assistant sta'te s attorney who did
this Was Charles V. Barrett.
The Day Book said that Claude
Smith was the man because Wal
dron, after announcing he was
going to give out the name in ten
minutes, would not deny that
Claude Smith was the man, and
suggested that The Day "Book
say that "the rumor that Claude
Smith is the man is stronger to
day." Anyhow, Claude Smith wasn't
the man," and The Day Book glad
ly says so.
CAUGHT IN THE ACT
Minneapolis, Oct. 2. Six of
the biggest milk dealers -in the
city were arrested today for il
legally combining to raise the
price of milk one cent a- quart.
County Attorney Robertson
got evidence against the men by
a dictagraph hidden at a meeting
"held by the dealers Sunday.
The .arrested are: Arthur R.
Ruhnke, president Minneapolis
Milk Cp.;-C. A. Nelson, president
Clover Leaf Dairy Co.; W. A.
?age, president Quaker Creamery
p.; C. J. E. Johnson -and Sam
'Johnson, officers of Model Dairy"
Co., and Oscar Enckson of Min
neapolis Milk Co.
Hendaye, France, Oct. 2. The
overthrow of the monarchy in
Spain may only be a few weeks
The railroad strike , is spread
ing rapidly. The Madrid prov
inces joined the strike today. Sol
diers are trying to run the trains,
but not managing well.
The revolutionary element,'"
sworn to overthrow King Alfon
so and establish -a republic, is be
hind the strike. -
Alfonso is not strong. Even
the army is disaffected. If the anti-monarchists
can forget' their
factional fights and work togeth
er the moriarchy is doomed.
v Complete news of the progress
of the strike and revolution can
not be obtained because of the
strict press censorship.
ORDER A CLEAN-UP
Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 2.
Superintendent of Police Hyland,
following a conference with May
or Lew: Shank, announced today
that he will tonight issue an or
der closing up all illegal resorts
in the restricted district. Forty
five houses will be affected. This
decision was reached by city offi
cials owing to an investigation
and threats of, impeachment made
by a committee from the Men
and Religidn Forward movement.
"Will champagne bleach the
"Well, I don't know for sure,
butl have heard it will make you