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15. To acquire and diffuse infor
mation as to the conditions of em
ployment and such other facts as
may be deemed of value to the indus
tria linterests of the state.
16. To acquire and' diffuse infor
mation in relation to the prevention
of accidents, occupational diseases
and other related subjects.
SOCIETY GIN MILLS TARGETS
, OF REFORM CRUSADERS
The silk-sock clubs, 'which in the
past have always been immune from
the attacks of "dry" reformers, seem
about to fall victims in the various
new crusades. It'Usoon be as hard
for a poor millionaire to get boozea
up on Sunday as it is for the cotton-socks,
or no-socks, who buy
t'ceirs for 10 cents a gallon around
Madison and Jefferson sts.
Out in the sassiety booze palaces
along the North Shore there is con
siderable anxiety. It is reported
that the new Lake County grand jury
can't understand why exclusive clubs
are allowed to peddle booze When
other places remain dry. Ass't State's
Att'y John M. Welch says the silk
socks will long remember this grand
Among the places reported hit are
the Exmoor Country club, the Mo
raine hotel and the Onwentsia club.
In addition, many "comfy" little
roadhouses where joy riders and
their ladies have been "enjoying
parties" are also under investigation.
The news caused more than a rip--j
pie of excitement in sassiety circles.
The bluest of the blue-blooded do
their boozing and golfing at Exmoor
and Onwentsia. If they are closed,
all sassiety boozers will have to do
their souping at home.
The quiz into roadhouses is said
to have re3ulted from rumors of
many attempted raids in the North
Shore suburbs which resulted in the
finding of many "prominent society
men" and young women from Chi
cago. These raids were usually halt
ed before the "prominent society 1
men" could be landed in jail. But
the residents found out about them -and
there has been an insistent de
mand that a clean-up be made.
North Shore clubs are not the only
ones hit. The government revenue
agents are worrying the Union
League club, 'the Chicago club and
the C. A. A. Cocktails and cigars
are the trouble. Gov't men found
that the clubs were serving cocktails
without having rectifiers' license and
were also serving cigars on trays.
The gov't says cigars must only be
sold in p. box with the gov't stamp
on it. Three investigators from the
revenue dep't made the .discovery.
They made it by walking into the
club and ordering drinks. And their
report saysjthey ordered them on a
FIRE DEPT PUTS BURGLAR OUT
An ambitious burglar caused quite
a bit of excitement in the vicinity of
'6328 Langley ay. early today. '
First he ran off with the pants of
H. C. Sres, who lives on the second
floor at that address.
That ought to have satisfied any
reasonable burglar. But not this one.
Mrs. Sres was still screaming when
the lively prowler started to burgle
the flat of Jos. Gruber, who lives be
low. He was discovered by a nurse
and Mr.s. Gruber, who is ill. They
joined Mrs Sres in screeching. In
the midst of all this some one called
up the fire department by mistake
and the engines clanged up in front
of the house.
But burglar, pants and sleep were
New York. Three Chicago boys
join American ambulance in France:
John Moore, 2434 Orchard; Vernon
Beatty, 500 Diversey pkwy; Garrett
R. Foley, Harvard university.
Phoenix. Arizona house of repre
sentatives adopted memorial to Pres.
Wilson urging adoption of constitu
tional amendment granting woman
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