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HMLp -jm - TIPI !!'!, 'if' UPI
, "Wen, you needn't see'ioo much,'
But Miss Roche did "see too much"
and until three o'clock in the morn
ing she stayed close to the bar to see
that no drinks were sold.
When she reported these matters
to the police board they listened cold
ly, but never acted. They began hid
ing dance permits from her, though.
Then she turned her attention to
the cafes that shpped in under the
restaurant" liquor tax by making
bluffs at giving meals with drinks.
"Many of these places were noth
ing more than wine rooms," she says,
"where young girls' were allowed to
come without escprt. That is against
the law in Denver."
These things She reported to the
police board. As usual It refused to
Then the Denver Express exposed
payroll padding -graft and forced the
calling of a special grand jury. Miss
Roche was called before this Jury
and she told what she had found.
Then the police board acted. It
Her dismissal was answered by a
big mass meeting in one of the
churches, where 600 men and women
stood up and Voted she be reinstated.
All over the city organizations pro
tested. But the police bdard stood
The civil service board, however,
ruled that her discharge was not le
gal and she Is to have a hearing
shortly. . '
In the meantime the police board
has ordered the cafes to quit selling
iiquor at midnight and without meals.
And Miss Roche, as deputy sheriff
is again busy seeing the laws are
,- c o
"This piece of lace on my dress is
overfifty years old." "It's beautiful!
Did you make it yourself?"
Chinese scholars claim that iron
swords were in use in their country
four thousand years ago.
St Petersburg. Grand Duke
Alexis, young czarevitch, reported
ill. Ordered tp Crimea for treat
ment. New Yprk. Mrs. Geo, F. Heye,
wife of millionaire banker, called
"extravagant, poodle-carrying type
of New York, woman" by Supreme
Court Justice Aspinall.
Terre Haute, lna 6,000 unionists
have been assessed 10 per cent of
one. day's wages to be given Mrs.
Edward. Wade, whose husband was
killed by Emfl Ehrmann, overall man
ufacturer. Bourges, France. Lieut Jean
Ferdinand Kreyder, French army,
killed by fait from monoplane.
Washington. Sec. of Stata Bryan
received three bunches of white rad
ishes In mail. Believed sent because
of story that he does his own marketing.
London. Mrs. Emmeline Pank
hurst, militant sufEraget, released
from Holloway prison after serving
second period of five days On three
year sentence. Hunger strike.
New York; -"Miss Rosa Roth says
smoking cigarette in Budapest cafe
won her fiance, Lieut, Andrafy.
Brussels, Belgium. Reported
Duchess of Orleans will start suit for
separation, alimony and money she
has advanced against husband, Duke
of Orleans, French Pretender,
St, Louis. Heat records of thirty
one years broken yesterday when
thermometer reached J02.
Washington, D. C. Department of '"
Agriculture experimenting to pro
duce roosters who make noiseless
New York. Arthur Lapham
plunged to earth at Staten Island-'
from parachute. Buried In mud so ,
deep had to be dug out with shoveL T
Uninjured. . T
Newburyport, Mass. Summer
home of Mrs. Katherine Kingley,t
"purple mother" of Theosophlcal