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BREWERS NAME REMEDIES TO
STOP PROHIBITION WAVE-
In the current issue of the Ameri
can Brewers' Review, trade organ of
the brewers, the f ollowing remedies
are proposed to stop the prohibition
"The 'substitution of near-beer
with a volume of 2 to 3 per cent alco
hol for the present beverage, which
contains 6 to 7 per cent of alcohol.
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substitution of a' place resembling a
restaurant, open to view from the
"Separation of the sale of beer
from the sale of whisky.
' "Propaganda to convince the pub
lic that beer is not strong drink and
that the places where beer is sold are
proper ones to which to tak$ one's
"Co-operation by the brewing in
dustry in the strict enforcement of
laws relative to the sale of liquors."
MULE DRIVERS GO ON STRIKE IN
Strike of mule drivers s on in nine
coal mines in and around ClintiJh,
Ind., in the district controlled by the
Miami iCoal Co., the J. K. Dering Co.
and the W. F. Bogle Co. Thereis a
chance of the strike spreading across
the Illinois state line. The boys.want
better pay and decent-flours. Chi
cago coal speculators are' already us
ing the strike .as" an -excuse for" a
threatened rise in price of coal
, OUR OWN TRAVELOGUES
By M. T. Cranium
"While traveling through Walla
walla I came across a peculiar tree
shaped different from any tree I've
ever witnessed. The inside of it was
covered by the outside, and the
branches grew sideways and extend
ed to the end of themselves, stop
ping abruptly. The roots grew in
instead of down and the tree sup
ports itself by growing two crutches
at each side. These crutches are
harvested by the rfatives each fall.
who varnish them and sell 'them to
he allies-and their opponents.
DEPEND LARGELY QN ONE MAN
TO WIN BRITAIN'S CAUSE
London, Dec 9. England's xcab
inet maker, David Lloy.d-George.was
believed today to have completed his
task of "reconstruction of gov't"
Announcement of those whom
Lloyd-George will associate with
himself in "win the war" movement,
will not be made until Tuesday. Was
conceded new cabinet would contain
some of leaders against whom there
was: considerable objection in old co
ajition cabinet an objection based
on charge of vacillation. Believed,
however, that Lloyd-George would
imbue these members with some of
his own determination. Formation
of a "war 'council" fcf not more than
six members, to take actual chargeof
all of England'SyWarring was certain.
LJbyd-George himself will head this
body. - ,
, TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Detroit, Mich. Temporary injunc
tion restraining Henry Ford and the
Ford Motor Co. from erection of a
, $10,000,000 blast furnace plant- in
River Rouge grartted on behalf of
John F. and Horace E. Dodge.
Allentown, Pa. When a dryer at
Penna. Trojan Powder Co. blew up
three workmen weret blown to pieces.
New York. Wholesale commodity
prices are 40 per cent higher than"
before tne war, rv it. uun s weeKiy
financial review declared.
Urbana. Meeting of representa
tives of Illinois" cities will be called to
discuss coal' situation, which is on
verge of famine.
NewYork. Strike involving 60,
000 garment workers, members
Amalgamated Clothing Workers,
may be called in few days. Wage in
New York. Mrs. Mary H,arkness
died on day appraisal of husband's
estate showed her bequest from bin?
was valued at $12,000,000.