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Z O LAST EDITION 2 O
THREE RAIDERS SCOUR ATLANTIC
THE DAY BOOK
An Adl&ts Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6. NO- 95 Chicago, Friday, January 19, 1917 3
BRYAN ENTERS FIGHT
FOR DRY CHICAGO
WETS SEND SO. S.
State-Wide Prohibition Bill Looms Up as Possibility
Farmers May Be Given Chance to Drive Saloons
From. Chicago Wet Leaders Awake -to
Chicago faces the possibility of go
ing dry this year!
The chances of the state-wfde bill
going through the legislature loomed
up so4 strong today that an S. O. S.
call was sent from Springfieldrto- the
"wet" stronghold in Chicago this
morning. A committee consisting o
-APtpn- J-Cemak TLeopold KeumanirXdmmittee JiextTUesday by Sen. C!,
and' others is expected to go to
Springfield Monday to. give assis
tance to the "wet" legislators, led, by
Rep. Tom Curran, who are fighting
the anti-liquor lobbyists.
The bill, which calls for a state
wide referendum on the liquor ques
tion, will be introduced in the senate
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