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CAFE DANCING GOES ON TRIAL
TODAY HOT FIGHT
A bitter fight is expected Tuesday
when the loop hotels and the city
line up for and against cafe dancing
before Judge Courtney. The city is
attempting to enforce the old "City
and Village Act" of 1870 which for
bade dancing in the cafes.
Att'y Wells Cook for the Black
stone, cited 11 cases to prove that
the right to dance in a cafe is inher
ent in every human in yesterday's
hearing of the case.
"If you stop dancing in cafes you
are curtailing the happiness of the
patrons and the managers of the
"Because, a privilege may be abus
ed is no good reason why that privi
lege should be denied."
Ass't Corporation Counsel Horn
stein for the city upheld the right
of the authorities to regulate cafe
"Dancing in places of refreshment
is an amusement under the law," he
contended, "and there can be no
question of the right of the city to
CAUSED REGULAR PANIC BUT
WAS A FALSE ALARM
What would you do if you were in
a room and some one let fall a box
Attorney Benj. Epstein let such a
box fall from his grasp in the federal
court grand jury room yesterday.
Four jurors landed in a hall, three
colgged a door, four were under
chairs and one was standing on an
outside window ledge eight floors
above the street when the box struck.
It was empty.
BUDGET CUT SOME MORE
Reviewing the budget all yesterday
afternoon, the finance committee of
the school board made a cut of
$9,375. This came from the salary
of truant officers.
L. E. Larson, secretary of the
board, estimated the expense fpr the
coming year at $12,174,864. This is
$1,262,810 in excess of the revenue.
More slashes will be made today
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS 'I
St. Paul. Minnesota senate , jfej
cided not to submit to people amend
ment providing for woman suffrage
Washington. If Gen. Scott fajlp
to bring about peaceful surrender of
outlaw Piutes in Utah troops yjll ftp
sent against redskins, dis't . alii?
Rochester, N. Y. Contino Cqslja
30, and 3 children found deadrfrqn
Beeville, ill. Morris & Co., pack
ers, and 28 insurance companies ask
$240,000 damages from Western,
Union. Allege 19-year-old youth, jp.
charge of branch office in Kansas
City failed to relay telegraph alaijm
of fire. "
Omaha, Neb. Snow which starred
Tuesday night has drifted so badly
it is feared railroad traffic will be
tied up. ,
Columbus, O. Senate passed Ga
"lagher bill repealing Green Coajl
screen law. I '
New York. Justice Gavigan,' su
preme court, refused to approve.4er
tificate of incorporation askeq Jy
American Legion, army reserve or
ganization of which Theodore Ropse
velt and other prominent men- are
members. Technical grounds. ,
Vicksburg, Miss. Police investi
gating identity of woman giving "her
name as Mrs. A. A. Thompson, whqs
dying from poison.
New Orleans, La. Police receiyjd
order to compel all persons frequent
ing cabaret cafes in the "tango b'fc
to register names and addresses with
Washington. Supreme court, has
granted injunction against New YjorIc
Public Service commission tempo
rarily restraining operation of $fgt
York anti-alien labor law. Will pppr
mit subway work to proceed.
Los Angeles. Frank Toricelli, a
leged slayer of policeman. of lMiqt
Indiana, arrested here-.
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