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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 09, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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cate plays or the line plunges of the
Minnesota people.
Stagg must make some remarkaT
ble progress in the next few weeks
or Old Man Rockefeller's pet charity
will have a bad season on the grid'
Tufts beat Harvard -on its merits.
Crimson followers may say this was
only a practice affair, but that can't
explain away the defeat Yale scored
67 points against Virginia, and
Princeton had an easy victory.
Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota
of the Conference all won their
games, Minnesota making the best
Browns took two games from Car
dinals and copped the St. Louis base
ball championship, whatever that
may be worth. Plank and Groom
The Westinghouse' Electric & Mfg.
Co. employes played their annual
baseball game Saturday at 36th and
Morgan sts, in which the boys from
the. warehouse defeated the general
omce to tne tune of 11 to 10 m a hard
hitting and exciting game.
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Some dope on saloons is contained
in a report of the Chicago commis
sion on the liquor problem, made
public yesterday. The most startling
feature in the report is that almost
half the bars in the city have hotel
connections. Many of these places
are disorderly resorts.
Just 3,022 out of 7,080 saloons in
the city have adjoining hotels, room
ing houses' or private rooms that may
.be rented; about half the number
have a connecting door from the sa
loon proper.
Cabaret saloons number 633;
dancng is allowed in 718; 366 sa
loons within 250 feet of schools,
churches or public buildings, in viola
tion of law.
There is one sakion for every 361
persons in the city. They employ 17,
882. Abmit 70 per cent of the city's
bars aje owned by the breweries.
Public ownership of steel mills,
shorter hours and better pay for the
workers were the recommendations
of the Hev. John W. Newsom of the
First Baptist church of Valparaiso,
Ind yesterday. Newsom just finish'
ed a month's work in the Gary steel
"I worked twelve hours a day and
got ?3. I never had time to sleep or
think," the pastor said. "When it
rained we got wet, the roof was so
"Part of the time I hauled acid-and
then I cleaned greasy engines for
twelve long hours a day. I had no
time for my family or to care for my
self. .
"With steel common, purely wa
tered, standing at 120, it seems to
me the steel companies could afford
to make work easier. I think we need
public ownership,"
Facing a cell in Jollet penitentiary
or a surgeon's knife, Levin Shapiro
chose the knife yesterday. He will
undergo sterilization this week.
Ip choosing the operation, Shapiro
will escape a sentence of one to
twenty years imposed upon him by
Judge Mareus Kavanaugh for taking
familiarities with little girls.
Levin named bis choice as he sat
in a county jail cell yesterday.
"I am 65 now," he said. "I would
die if they sent me to jail, Mebbe
it is better that I let them do the op
eration. I am a very sick man and
I couldn't stand it 'in jail."
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Dan Kinnally's poolroom at 215 B.
31st st, named by Judge Landis as
d gambling joint, was raided by the
police yesterday and four men, play-i
ing cards were held. They are said
to be well-known characters.

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