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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 22, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 14',
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"CANT CL&SE THE SALOONS UNTIL WE FIND
SUBSTITUTE WHERE MEN MAY GATHER!"
says the Rev. Saunders. "We will
vote them out before 1927.
tWe can't close the saloon until
we find a substitute for It. The no$
mal man is a social man. Civic,
church or social organizations must
provide places where men may meet
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The Rev. Wm. McClellan Saunders, Former Barkeep, Now Minister.
"Big Bill" Saunders, former bar
keep at a hotel in Smithtdh, Pa., Is
today Rev. William McClellan Saunt
ers, an ordained minister, preaching
temperance at the Avondale Presby
"I'll give the saloon ten years,"
"Worry, loneliness, over-work or.
no work and sometimes pure devil
ment are some reasons men go to.
saloons. "Let us givethe decent fel
lows better working conditions and
starve out tlie sajoon."
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