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WHAT'S BACK OP IT?
What ails the administration of
the law in Chicago that gunmen
and resort keepers and crooks o
every sort show the most utter
disrespect for it?
The grand jury yesterday in
dicted Dago Frnlc Lewis for
harboring in his resort a 16-year-
One would think that this
would have stopped'Dago Frank's
dirty business temporarily.
Yet today, William Beyer, a
taxicab driver with a stand at the
postoffice, appeared in open court,
and complained as follows :
"A man whom I know as Frank
Hpgan, a singer at the California
theater, engaged me to drive him
about town last night-
"We drove to -various resorts
on the South Side. Finally he
told me he wanted to go to Dago
Frank Lewis place.
'T drove hirii there. I went in
side -wth him. Dago Frank's
place was vride open and was do
ing a roaring business.
"This inan Hogan gave me the
slip in there. His tajcicab bill up
to then was $5.30. I want a war
rant for his arrest"
Dago Frank Lewis was indict
ed by the September grand jury.
State's Attorney John E. W.
Wayman squashed that indict
ment, saying it was irregular on
what was, to.say the least of. it, a
When Wayman was criticise
for the squashing of the indict
ment he promised that Lewis
would again be indicted by the
October grand jury.
Lewis was indicted by the Oc
tqber grand Jury early yesterday..
And now his place is running
wide open and doing a roaring
business, , ,
What is the matter with thej
administration of the law in Chi
cago that such things can come5
THE WAR SITUATION
Constantinople, Oct 17,-rSerJ
vjan and Bulgarian ministers
handed their 'passports. Left fog
home immediately. J
General advance, of arrnvj
toward northern frontier ordered;
Fighting going on at new points
in north. 1
Athens, Oct 17. Two Greek
gunboats forced entrance to Gu
of Arta in spite of heavy fire froni
Turkish forts. J
Gulf of Arta is in Ionian Sea?
and, with rivef of same namej
forms part of Turcc-Greek fronj
tier. ' I
Cettinje, Oct 17. Gen. VukoS
vitch reports he has occupied
whole boundary lines from BieW
topolie to Legno in name of King
War Minister Martinovitch at
tacking Tarqboch with artillery.
ken. bacredm $ey killed inj
fighting near Siroka
WHERE THEY ARE TODAYj
Republican Taft in Beverly,
Democrat Wilson in DeIa-
Progressive Roosevelt in.