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TII.5: ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS. FRIDAY, DECEMBER li. 1!13.
3 V. ALL PROFIT FROM LOCAL CAFES DUE TO LIQUOR SALES This 13 Contention of Hotel Men Who Protest Against Pro posed License. CONFER WITH COMMISSION . F.tz'.awart rtn Declare Willingness to Pa Fee if Given Privilege cf Se'iirg Drir.ks. i !! r,., '-'i.:,s to tt.- copter t ion of local i :, i.-n anyone pot- into a :r. t i.- :-. eat just pla:n food rjr - nr,t .: at.- cricks with it. r i- i ri a ::.fc a lo to th n:-r. .i" - ; i.f- iirronlii.i; t' the ''.I. "T1- v. !ii r:i-t it!i the ity i -!'r-r:- ;. e-terday afterr.on to j.ri -i M.e ordinance . c f' r a ivm license for the i. :. of ;,! - wnere liquor is sold. :!'.' to th- '- j -t oM.ury $Kt sa- . " n - Icr proprietor stal-d that they :.- p.ont on ;; :-o:d In tn:r ! . i(..it the ii. art. ii earn- i:. a e cf f!i- cnt ii.- '.:;,t: ii'ee . i : , f n -i t'arl Muei ' (. v. li trie r. Artnur Hai"i:s J. it: - ,, Hf - '. Mi il aid H r t Ziriinu r and J J i '. t; ILock l-iand houie. ap--1 i r - !?. ' - :ii imi.-i-iiin. Thev ;ii Tli- pre-ent saloon if en.-e i !. Ip'.o-t.-.j in .?.".i instead of it '. ;i;.. plan a- outlined Cetter F'om Janes, n.-r from .1 K .lanes and K J with their meals as any hotel, when , such drink are served ia rooms out , f-ide of the recognized licensed bar i room." stales the communication. No Action Taken. No action was taken either on the letter or on the proposed amendmei.t ! to the saloon ordinance. Corc.mi.-i'.:.-, er RudKren. ho fathered the cafe li- (IDS idea. believes that hot-l ni-!; should pay an additional f-e f.-r the ; priTileges of serving liquor in their afe and thinks it unfair to the rest of the saloon r.ien of the city that th-y are -ompl!c(i to pay the :-ame fee a hotel proprietors. It is probable tiiat the ma'tpr will he disposed of at th next meeting of the com tuition on Monday, lie also contends that no cafe license should be issued ur1e- a regular saloon permit is held as weli. J Bill Question. The omol al-o considered th" proposition regarding the ordtr.ar.ee preventing the iistrih'itio?i of hand bill to peop on the street. Ail of the commissioner were of th- opinion that the ordinance could not OUSTS PHYSICIAN OF REFORMATORY Civil Service Eoard Finds Mar shall of Pontiac Guilty on Three Counts. HAD PERMITTTED ABUSES AnctHer Charge Sustained, but Com-n-iss oners Hold the Doctor to Be Excusable. be COM sTued a prevent ins a house i i.!iM- ! hoard r.na' n a ii:ritutor. AUTO SALESMEN HAVE A MEETING Horst & Strieter Force Has Two Interesting Sessions Banquet at Night. Th- saie? d-parttm nt of the lli.r-l A. Striet-r Au'oriio5!!e o!i:j.i:.y !i.-'d m-truf tive i--nsioii ;. .-t-n!.i altvr im.ot; in the .-ale-room-1 of ti :r.s:;t : ion. tol!fvi.-i ipy a l-ari'iu-t in tli Kork inland cluh iio-.i-e at .:."." T-n-t member of "e saleslorre of tlo fit til were pres-eiit ami listened lo ijl- i u-sions on the pent-ral utility of I'ord automobile Mhich huinlled 1 'tie company. Ien!onstruiions v-re given in order that 'he isellini: (otiipuny mis;rt di-ar- n.pd. ! .t'. r. s:.i irat t men. aj" read pic:i tiny a::'io:ir.-e their w lllintc- aifio given in -- t p.i tor a ;ife litense. force of tie ' ! !ar- :.l he rl.id to pay 5y ar.d minulely unih r-fand the ! propir-od :or the ritht to serve i machine and thus attain a hither e!'i ii'-r in ir.'ir ta ol i-h mnts Tiiey ' ienr y of -aletoiiansh i. t.i 1 .ii.'l'i- tiwtiiitiK Imt bottled ; The ln al firm is one of the Iaipe-t and ; iHtributors of the Kord rar front !!: U' f fo-.- t!.;)t anv ,hii o n i t;K j h icaeo plant. A. W. Cipin of Chi- opera'n.a.' .i af in a respectable J -aieo. assi.-tatit manager of the - rn -iiit r ho'p Id I :n- j.i-t "Ti- mil'-!: priv- t riy. was pre.-i-nt at the m-etinii. i-- to sr- w in. -p.. !ip -r or lin'ior ' y sterday and delivered an address FOR THE SANTA GLAUS GOOD FELLOW Cut Out and Mail to The Argus. I will chiltiri-ii atjrec to liiy Christmas fjifts for poor I tic--ii c that the names of the poor chil dren together with their aes anl adlrescs lc fur-ni-1ul me ;iirotic;h The Argus Santa Claus Fund C" .mmittee. A.Idre S inimary dismissal for Dr. James A. Marshal!, institution physician, was tnt- erd!ct of the Illinois state c:vil -er :ce commissi. u. piven yesterday in the Pontiac reformatory affair. Fir. .Vari-hail was found guilty on Thr'o of tii" ten rha:ces preferred ;it;iT.-t him hv Cevdtior Dunne's of nianapt rs. after the investi- Lation conducted under the auspices of Florence K. S::!l: an. 'he Governor's Ptm:ij.i rcprer.-ntati On one tlie firidin was that the chare- was sustained, but that there v as excuse ior Ir. Mar-hall's conduct. Si were not s'lstaiiu-d because of pcr Ji:ty by the inma'cfi hu were wu-!.e-.s asaitist the phsician. T.ie verdict, written i William K. lO!llton. former president of tlie civil . -i-n ii e commission and holdover ro ji'ih.i'an, was iin;'iiinious and sicned t... the thr e comir 'ss:oners. .lames i l: ini.-!t'-, A. K. ("ulhririe and W'il , i . :i tii 1! Moulton. Wording cf the Charges. Tti thr e !iar;es on whic h Dr. Marshall was found puil'y are. in the hitii'u j-Jf of 'he formal presentment: 'Sou :irc cinrped with beatinft and: ahn-ini: lm)s on their entrance to this ; letorniHtory. , ''Yo.i :ii- f harped with knowinply ' I'en.iit'i: i: ir'iards and teach'rs in this reformatoi y to l. at nnd ahu.-e boys wi'boiit reporTim; the same to this lioard. , "Voii are charted with usin;: pro fane, oli-o-i;-. and indecent lanmiaue , to l"y inmates without cause or r-a-' sun." The ,-pecificat ir n wliich was sustain ed but for wh: -h tlie commission found -o-ne excuse 'or Dr. Marshall was the , hist of tin- t n. It follows: "Yo'i ale i harued with insistinc on l.ov :nni..'es adnii'tint they have bi-n euiity of i;ross immoralities and nam- !.-ss crin'-i- and with havinc 1 eati-n and abused them when they dcTi,,!e fu' !i charues." Issue of Veracity. i .i al! 'he other harpes where there wa- a lirit issue of veracity h. t-en Dr. AJ.ir.-hall and the inmates wlnj t. tifeii ata'iis: him the vrdi t .is n favor of thj pii siciait. These; ihiliide jharses that he refused treat ment to sick boys, was guilty of tnp h i t of d i'y. had beaten sicl: and In t:rm i-o -. had "cliarsed. aided and ndi-pd" 'ii'irds to beat boys r i -. l.'i - t-j the a.: p. and that he ha'l neuletcd to v i.-it s cl. lovs in tii - s reens. i Tiie text of the op;ni.n. which was made public alter a session of the oniiii --ion in its t'hic.iuo oliiccs. fol low s in part : "!' was oon'ended by the defense. ti.ou iii not supported bv - idence. that wit Hisses before tiie boari iu.it.at:-rs ma have Ih-ii '"arefully hosen and inrfueiii ed in their testi inonv To test the merit of this con- Suitable Christmas Gifts Gal ore at th 4 e L.oiidon Men's Gloves Kid and "Mocha, $1 to $2.50 In Xmas Boxes Interwoven Hose Silk, lisle and cotton. All colors. 25c to 50c In Xmas Boxo? Men's Handkerchiefs Plain, hemstitched and ini tial. Cotton, linen and silk. 10c to $1.00 Suit Cases All leather, brown and black "With and without fittings. $1.50 to $40.00 Women's "New Neckwear All colors, new patterns, 25c to $2.50 In Xmas Boxes Fancy Vests Light and dark colors.. Very newest patterns. $1.50 to $5 Men's Shirts Manhattan and Emery. White and colored. Neat patterns, $1 to $3.50 Smoking Jackets and Bath Robes make ideal gifts. Navy, Brown and Wine. $5. to $10 Mufflers Silk and knit. 50c to $7.50 In Xmas Boxes Sweaters For men, women, boys and children, 50c to $S.50 Men's Caps Cloth and fur, gray, brown, etc. Newest styles 50c to $10.00 Children's Indian, cowboy and policeman suits please the youngsters. $1.00 to $3.50 Open Evenings I'ntii Xmas Gloves, Sewing Stands, Hand Bags, Photo Frames, Manicure Sets, Garden Baskets, Brush Sets. En gagement Pads, Telephone Pads, Handkerchief Cases, jewel Cases. Desk Sets. Pin Cushions, Traveling Clocks. Men's Overcoats $12 to $50 Mackinaws $7.50 to $10.00 Boys' and Children's Overcoats $3.50 to $12 Come In. We'll be Glad To Show You. rriHirlnMnfi Leaders I -" "WfetiS The Fashion H.C. RICE, Prop. You Know Us ; summon as now witnesses a number j .of inmates chosen by lot from amoim jail those t-tiat did not testify before j lilld Sellt ' ooaii! Ul liwtitiiiei . i ni-uii-iipiri- j screens" without I u''rp summoned. sevenieen narci I under oath tiioj had lieen mistrcatei! , ! bv the doctor, four had seen others i mistreated. ;nd two tiad not been nor had thev seen others mistreated. -vif.f .luiv w..i..iiOn. t In. i,pviiiiM,iir siiee-sce ouce iiiein id ue iiuii'Ker or on both sides, the commission finds tiiere was no evidence of any attempt to influence te.-" iii'nny and that com- f ' plaint of the doctor's treatment was ever violated the rules of the Insti tution, which forbid the striking of in mates, except iii self-defense, or the defense of others, or to ouoll insurrec tion or to retain the safe custodv of :'ii i.imaie. lie admitted he had culled : 'and slapped inmates in the sick line; and had hit them with his rubber! i during examination to in more ac- 1 metit of niony of the doctor and that of most of the witnesses is tlie natural dis crepancy between the stories of the j giver and receiver of a blow, i Blows Not Justified. "The eonunission gave careful con sideration to the ijuostion whether the I defendant was justified in his Ireat- iiiiuo.es. in their answers to his iues- ! "If a physician in -lapping ;i hospital set the serious infractions of the rules against brutality among the guards. "To mm up. the (hidings of the commission is Hint specifications Nos. -, i and t are true- and that specifica tions Nos. 1. 3. 4. tl and X are untrue. and that specification No. 10 has been sustained but that the conduct of tho nhvsician may be excused on the ground that he was required to nnT taUe a duty for wliich he was not i tetll i'pll rot conhucd to a f w witnesses was general among tin- inmates. Dr. Marshall's Testimony Cited. the commission decided to . "Ir. Marshall denied that he ourat tions. He said lie- did not consider his j example of slapping patients, his sub- equipped. It is ordered th.lt a copy of cuffs, slaps and blows with the 'sipie- i ordinates would soon be dealing nut j the finding lie certified to the bonrt? ... n- I... .: l-n' ... tvn ..i..... Iplnvvs 4 ml L-ieLs Tlie uiuiultipl -. t p- .1.... .1. . but 1 miuh " in" e im-nii- 1 .-.-. . ... .............. ... ,M iijpiiiageis Mini lliai llley ;e uirovi- Mt:c if the rule, because they were j which a prison physician should he 1 ed to remove Dr. James A. .Marshall not given with force. held is little, if any. lower and it j from his position as physician at the i "It is tlie opinion of the commission I would be strange it Mr. Marshall's ei Illinois State reformatory and from had 1 ,i,at 1 the difference between tin; testi- ample at Pontiac had not resulted in the classified service of the state.' Save enough to buy the greater part of Your Christmas presents by coming to our big .ti..iL-LJJ, PRICE Ladie of nit A splendid showing still herfe, although the sale has been immense. 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