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SALOONKEEPER ASKS MANY
REFORMS IN SALOONS
When the Liquor Dealers' Protec
tive ass'n holds its next meeting a
"reformed saloonkeeper" will appear
and demand that the. saloons of Chi
cago be enlisted in thV"uplift move
ment. Chas. Domke, proprietor of a bar
at 58 W. Randolph St., says that he
will drop out of the association if it
refuses to give its moral support to
Domke wants the saloonkeepers to
obey the laws and not to stay open
after 1 o'clock, not to sell liquor to
minors or drunkards, keep unescort
ed women from their places, and to
stop gambling and catering to the
He will also urge the association to
seek the repeal of the special bar per
mit ordinance which allows saloons
to sell liquor till 3 o'clock.
SCHUETTLER RAPS LEWIS
A non-suit was taken by Roman G.
Lewis, ass't city prosecutor, who
"prosecuted" the case of Edmund
Wolta, a druggist olcated at 1501 W.
1 2th st, yesterday.
Wolta was charged with selling 50
cents worth of morphine to a man for
$2. Lewis said he did this because
of his great sympathy for the suf
ferer. Detective Sergeant Weil complain
ed to Second Deputy Schuettler atout
"That looks like sympathy doesn't
it," said Schuettler. "If Judge Trade
granted a non-suit in this case it
shows that he was ignorant of the
facts in the case."
. At present the judge and Lewis are
"passing the buck."
FARSONS AGAIN ACCUSED
Eight banks of the middle west
were discovered yesterday to have
filed suit for $73,000 in claims against
William and John aFrson, Jr.
They allege the Farsons perpe
treated a $425,000 fraud by the sale ,
1 of railroad 'and tlmtoerrbonds which.
were falsely represented.
The alleged misrepresentations
made in the suits are somewhat sim
ilar to those on the irrigation scheme
for which they were indicted.
Antigo, Wis. Fran Congleton ac
quitted of murder of Wm. La Belle,
Davenport, la. Open verdict re
turned, in case of Mrs. Nellie Schaef
fler, who died with carbolic acid
burns on body and finger marks on
throat Conflicting testimony.
Kansas City, Mo. Business colsed
down this afternoon during funeral
of city's most foremost citizen, W. R.
Nelson, editor of Star.
London.W. G. C. Gladstone, grand
son of late Wm. Ewart Gladstone and
member of parliament, killed in ac
tion. New Yor.-r-Man who registered at
Hotel Chelsea at E. B. North, Chi
Washington. Pres. Wilson has
personally taken charge of negotia
tions with Japan growing from lat
ter's demands on China.
Quincy, III. Warrant sworn out
for Gustave A. Hildenbrand, supreme
treasurer of Western Catholic Union,
charging embezzlement of $2,487 of
funds of organization.
Washington. Because of introduction-
of "speeding up" system,
1,400 Washington navy yard em
ployes are threatening to strike.
DON'T WANT MAYOR'S JOB
Youngstown, O. Because he
thinsk the city is broke, Joseph E.
Highley, president of the council, will
not run for mayor this year. "It'd
take a Rosckefeller to save the town,"
"PEP" FOR POP
Cleveland. Cleveland is going to
be full of "pep" this summer. That's
the probable name of the new munic
ipal substitute for "pop" to be sold
at the city parka