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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 15, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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Mrs. Zella Davis, a star among
women bowlers of Cleveland, O., has
introduced a bowling skirt that
probably will become popular among
women who followed the sport
The skirt is divided, like the kind
sometimes used" for horseback rid
ing. There is a panel that buttons
across the skirt when it is to be
worn on the street, so it cannot be
seen the skirt is divided.
Golf has hit Japan with a bang and
it is predicted that within a year or
so Japs will play in tournaments for
the open championship. Glubs have
been formed at Tokio, Yokohama
and Kobe and beautiful courses laid
The Japs have been quite profi
cient in baseball for some time and
fencing and wrestling are compul
sory in the education of high-born
boys. Hockey and football are being
taken up.
r building extensive war munitions
factories m Russia.
H.N .RiaboucBirisk
Representative of Russian capital
ists, who has just arrived in this
country to get bids ior contracts or
Let the city give the saloonkeeper
a square deal, then make the saloon
keeper give the city a square deal
and there will be no trouble from the
saloons. That's what two saloon
keepers and a retired brewer told the
municipal commission on liquor traf
fic yesterday.
"About 10 per cent of Chicago's
saloons are objectional," said Theo,
Oehne, retired brewer. "The city can
easily rid itself of this 10 per cent
"About 2,000 saloonkeepers are
losing money every day and cabar
ets, which have an evil influence, are
helping to lose lots of money. .
"Breweries own 3,000 saloon
licenses and the barkeeps who work
under a brewery license get much
better consideration than the inde
pendent license owner. Stamp out
gambling in the saloons and keep
criminals out of them."
"Let the policeman patrol my sa
loon just as he does his beat" said
J. M. Maskell, saloonkeeper, 1159 W.
Adams. "I try to keep criminals out
of my place, but I can't always tell
them. The policeman should be able
to spot them at once.
"Saloonkeepers keeping disorder
ly places are doing so with knowl
edge of the police. They can't run
racing handbooks or let soliciting
women come into their saloons with
out paying the police for the privi
lege." Thos. Greif, 3227 N. Western av.,
who has been keeping a saloon 19
years without getting into trouble
once, says saloons would not lose
money if they were., forbidden to sell
anything but beer and wine.
o o
A lawyer had advertised for an of
fice boy. He was examining an ap
plicant and asked: "Do you ever tell
lies?" "No," the boy replied, "but 1
can learn soon,"

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