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EjRB 5HB5SH55I mm PREDICTS CRIME WAVE WHEN DRUG USERS RUN OUT What is to become of the drug vic tims when the hospitals and asylums have all the "dope" patients they can accommodate? This question lodms-much larger today since Dr. H. I. Davis of the Psychopathic hospital has warned judges that it takes four or five months, not four or five days, of con stant treatment, to break the drug grip on a person. Dr. Davis says the state hospitals are the only ones equipped to give the cure and these are already nearly full, some of them overcrowded. "There is going to be a carnival of crime, of suicide and murders such as Chicago has never seen," pre dicts Coroner Hoffman. "When pres ent supplies of drugs give out and the users become desperate they will go on a wild rampage." Hoffman said there are 15,000 known drug users in Chicago. It is conservatively estimated by the of ficials that there are at least 20,000 additional secret users. Health Commissioner G. B. Young believes there will be no crime wave. "There will be many deaths and an epidemic of suicides, tmt no crime wave will develop," said Young. "Drug users are cowards, though they talk great acts of violence." The U. S. authorities have ordered all its marine hospitals, including the one in Chicago, to refuse drug cases, putting full responsibility upon the states. Judge Scully will hereafter issue commitment papers to drug users so that they may be admitted for treat ment to state hospitals on the word of a physician without being pro nounced insane. 45 JITNEYS IN MILWAUKEE Milwaukee, March 12. Ten licens es weer issued yesterday to jitney bus operators, making 45 in operation here. Estimated cars are making from $250 to $30 0a day. LAYS BIG BLAME ON ROBERTS Indianapolis, Ind., March 12. Blame for hatching alleged gigantic scheme to get 2,500 false registra tions on Vigo county official list was yesterday laid on shoulders of Mayor Donn M. Roberts by Ed Holler, for mer chief of police of Terre Haute and once the most powerful aide Roberts had in building up, his po litical machine with the help of the police department. Roller admitted that Roberts forced him to sign his resignation before he took office as chief of police. o o BREWERY MEN MAY STRIKE Milwaukee, March 12. Milwaukee breweries were idle yesterday, though there was no "strike." 3,000 union workers laid off and marked time until negotiations between their officials and the officers reach a defi nite conclusion. If their demands are not met the men will strike. Their principal contention is for an in creased wage scale and discharge of 600 women brewery employes who are engaged in wrapping bottles in tin-foil. IT'S UP TO THE HOUSE Springfield, III., March 12. The resolution for submitting to the peo ple of the state the question of call ing a constitutional convention pass ed the senate yesterday and goes to the house next week. Its passage there is doubtful. - A QUARTET NOW HAS 13 Redding Cal., March 12. Quadru plets, first weighing 3y2 pounds and fourth 1 pounds, were born to Mrs. C. O. McKnight, 40, who weighs 105 pounds and is mother of 9 other chil dren. WELL, ISN'T THAT TOO BAD? New York, March 12. Foot and mouth disease quarantine is impris oning fancy cattle of John D. Rocke feller, Helen Gould Shepard, John D. Archbold and other Westchester count millionaires.