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Cook county coroner, which show
that over 60 persons were killed by
fenderless motor trucks during the
past year," says the league's resolu
tion. "It has been demonstrated
that fenders will prevent a large pro
portion of deaths and serious injuries
now resulting from motor truck accidents."
RECOMMEND CABARET CLOSING
BETWEEN 1 AND 5 A. M.
The council judiciary committee
shelved Corporation Counsel Ettel
son's proposed ordinance prohibiting
cabaret performances in restaurants.
Instead it drafted its own cafe ordi
nance, which provides that cafes
shall remain closed from 1 a. m. to 5
a. m. This, if passed by city coun
cil, will put the cafe question in ex
actly the same position it was before
Ettelson delivered his famous all
night restaurant ruling, which let the
cafes keep open night and day.
The committee vote was 12 to 1
in favor of the substitute ordinance,
only Aid. Coughlin voting against it.
It is believed that the council will
adopt the ordinance, as the wets are
strong for it and the drys think it is
better than nothing at all. The wets
are for it, because the all-night cafes
are hurting saloon trade.
The proposed ordinance does not
require cafes to close on Sundays for
the sale of food.
Among suggestions presented to
the committee while it was consid
ering the ordinances was one in a let
ter from Harry C. Moir," proprietor
of the Morrison hotel, that cabarets
"Is that the Morrison?" asked
Aid. Buck, when he heard the letter
read. "I understand it is one of the
toughest dives in town."
She wore a dress,
I laughed at It
The soul of wit
T SOME MORE REASONS BRANDEIS
SHOULD BE CONFIRMED
Washington, March 14. William
Howard Taft and EUhu Root oppose
confirmation of Louis D. Brandeis as
supreme court justice, in letter signed
by them and presented to senate in
vestigating committee today by Aus
tin G. Pox, attorney for the opposi
tion. With four other prominent attor
neys, they declared it was their "pain-r
ful duty," in view of "reputation,
character and professional career of
Mr. Brandies" to express the opinion
that he is "not a fit person" to be
justice of the supreme court.
The other four attorneys were
Simeon Baldwin, former governor of
Connecticut; Joseph H. Choate;
Francis Rawle and Moorefield Storey.
FINE CANDY COMPANY HEAD
UNDER FACTORY LAW
Judge Rafferty fined .Walter Birk,
manager Central Candy Co., 506 S.
Desplaines st., $100 yesterday.
Bessie Trefny, 15 years old, was
f a 'witness. It was shown Birk hired
her without employment ticket and
kept her on the job over eight hours.
After the evidence was in and
Judge Rafferty was about to give a
decision, Factory Inspector Nelson
"Look at her hand!"
And a hand twisted and scarred
was laid before the court the hand
of Bessie Trefny working in a shop
where "safety first" is only bunk.
Judge Rafferty looked at the hand,
questioned Birk and others, and
found that Birk is careless about me
chanical safeguards for workers.
"I shall fine you the limit of $100,"
said the court. He added $7.50 for
Eagle Lunch Room, 1203 Van Bu
ren st, fined $25 for violation of the
Theodore Pappa of Famous Lunch
Room, 355 W. Division st, fined
$12.50 for not keeping time record
of women's work hours.