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.SUNDAY CLOSING SCRAP TO BE
MADE PLAIN BY HOYNE
The inside of the Sunday closing
Mr scrap is going to be shaken out
where the plain ordinary people can
understand it State's Att'y Maclay
Hoyne started a quiz yesterday.
Why some saloons remain open on
the Sabbath while others are closed;
why the refreshment contract on the
lunicipal pier was held ud by the
administration and why hundreds of
saloon licenses are revoked every
month and then given back to their
later, may be told if Hoyne s
Ition is successful.
have reached the prose-
irs that about 500 saloons
a system under which, be-
f a regular weekly payment,
re allowed to operate in defi
ance of the law which says there
shall be no liquor sold on Sunday.
The first source of material for
the Hoyne quiz will be Anton Cer
mak, bailiff of the municipal court
and head of the city's group of small
saloonkeepers. He has been repeat
edly charging that big saloon own
ers, of which favor the Thompson re
gime and contribute campaign funds,
are allowed to operate regardless of
Out on the West Side where the
j0doon really was the "poor man's
lub" on Sunday, the lid is clamped
shut Any barkeep who sells loses
his license very quickly.
It is predicted by some insiders
that Hoyne and the mayor 'have
split The state's attorney today de
nied, however, that any investigation
he would make would have a po
"I am after facts only," he de
clared. "Tony Cermak and others," said
Mayor Thompson today, "in their
statement before the civil service
commission yesterday were defying
the legal authority of the commis
sion in its effort to get down to facts.
The same tactics have been pursued
by Sup't Davis of the Anti-Salooi.
league and John H. Lyle.
"Cap't Madden investigated Lyle's
complaints and for the most part re
ported they were not true. I am more
convinced than ever that Lyle and
Davis are in collusion with the liquor
"Lyle and Davis know the mayor
issued an order to the chief of police
and captains that the state law
should be enforced. They should
know the mayor would not issue any
secret contrary order.
"This is the administration which
ordered the law enforced. Lyle and
his ilk are misleading the people and
injuring the administration."
EDITORS CONSIDER INCREASED
PRICE OF PRINT PAPER
Washington, Aug. 1. Increased
print paper prices were placed under
a government microscope today
when newspaper publishers and rep
resentatives of newspapers associa
tions from all parts of the United
States met with the federal trade
commission to discuss the subject.
It has already been determined
that the demand for paper has shown
a tremendous increase.
In the meantime, hundreds of edi
tors have written, some making sug
gestions of different kinds and
values on means of bringing about a
reduction. A number of big news
papers have met the situation by in
creasing the price of their street editions.
ALLIES TO CONTINUE WAR TO
London, Aug. 1. The great war
will not be a "drawn game." The
allies will surely win the reward of
their sacrifice and those sacrifices
will have been vain unless there shall
result new world conditions of com
ity and better understanding.
So declared Lord Newton, under
secretary of state for foreign affairs,
in statement prepared today for the