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The wise man can listen to all the
arguments he pleases and watch all
the political parades he pleases and
then go and vote as he dern pleases.
Well, the street- department will
have a nice little job now cleaning
, up the political literature strewn
around during the past week.
Back to the garage with all the
auto trucks that have been parading
around town with Thompson and
Sweitzer banners on.
We have with us today, ladies and
gentlemen, Jess wuiaro, tne new
, champion heavyweight boxer of tfhe
world. Welcome, Jess!
You can't mix the white lights and
the fistic game and get away with the
latter. Jack Johnson is an example.
Wonder how many other big con
tern's employes are forced to buy
their clothing from Marshall Field &
Co. besides the Pullman Co. crew.
The firemen who are out for the
double platoon system say: "You can
hardly blame us for wanting a part of
our time for our wives and families."
After Tuesday night we will all fall
right in line again and things will go
on just as they did before election.
There is probably a lot doing in the
high sassiety world, but who the
whoop gives a whoop except those
CLAIM WOMAN ASKING AID FOR
BROOMMAKERS IS FRAUD
As a warning against imposition by
a woman who is visiting different
houses' making an appeal for funds
for girls on strike at United States
Broom & Brush factory, Wm. Boyer
of the Broom. Makers' Union, Local
29, which called this strike and sup
ported the girls during it, wishes it
understood that all of the girl strik
ers have secured othe rpositions and
the organization is not asking any as
sistance for them.
MORE MICHIGAN COUNTIES DRY
1 Detroit, Mich. 265 saloons were
put out of business in Michigan yes-l
f terday as a result of the vote conflict
in the state election. The dry counr
ties were increased from 34 to 45 out
of a total of 83.
Berrien county, where the fight
centered, went dry and several hun
dred thousand excursionists, most of.
them from Chicago, will hereafter
have to bring their own liquor to St.
Joseph, Benton Harbor, Niles and
Paw Paw Lake, or do without it
MARRIAGE PARTY MISTAKEN
FOR KIDNAPING CASE
Florence GIddens, the girl who
caused the indictment of Millionaire
Julius Heilner of New York when she
told the story of an extravagant tour
about the country in his company,
was married yesterday. Her husband
is Lawrence Brand, 708 N. Water st,
Milwaukee, a butcher and wealthy.
The climax came after a day of ex
citment The girl with her mother
and Brand quarreled in an "L" train
on the way to Evanston.
Fearing kidnaping a passenger no
tified the, Evanston police and the
party was arrested. An explanation
'by Mrs. Jago, the girl's mother,, did
not suffice until the police had called,
the federal building and were assured.
THE SALOONS DOWNSTATE ARE
UP FOR TRIAL TODAY
The fate of 400 downstate saloons,
hangs upon the result of the election
today. Four entirely new dry coun
ties may line up with the drys in the
future as a result of the voting today.
With the women casting ballots an
other dry wave is predicted which will
rival the one of last April, when near
ly 1,000 bars were closed. r
Forty-eight townships will vote on
the saloon question today. Fifty-two
of the 102 counties in the state are
already dry and a few more may be
Danville is the most important city
to be affected by the vote today. The
wets swamped the dry forces last
year, but after a year of work the
"antis" are confident