E A Welch

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E A Welch - LIQUOR FLOWS AT HIGHWOOD. Saloon Mea Spend...
LIQUOR FLOWS AT HIGHWOOD. Saloon Mea Spend Sanday Catering: to " Drankea Soldiers. Saloon-keepers at Hlghwood laughed at the Anti-Saloon league yesterday., as they old liquor to the many hangers-on wbo found the rear doorss winging wide open. Many soldiers who had not yet squandered all of their last month's pay frequented the resorts and most of them were drunk. Tha bartender compelled tbe drinkers to keep quiet, 'and there was little quarreling and no lighting during the afternoon. Marshal Moore was on duty during the day and be said that the saloons wefe closed, the blinds drawn, and the village orderly. A visit to all the saloons showed live of them to oe doing a gooa Business behind drawn blinds. - The rear door of Heustls Smith's saloon was open and seven soldier were drinking In the place. Five of them were drunk. " Fourteen civilian were found. In jPUy;Treasurer E. A. Welch' place.-. f' -. -L'. -V --t - . Alderman- M. 3, Glbbs kept his saloon open during the day. and did not have the blinds drawn, although the front door was locked. In the saloon were two soldiers, one of wnom was Intoxicated, and ten civilian. D. H Murphy did a thriving business all day Two soldiers and nine citizens were round in Chsriea Benson's aaloon. J. V. Gariity, David Moran. and M. J. Welch complied with the request of the Anti-Saloon league and kept their saloons closed during tne day. Private - Moyeidan and Brody. whom tne officer at the fort believed to have deserted on Saturday, were found drunk; at Hlghwood) yesterday. A number of women were on the street during the afternoon. The majority of them came from Waukegan. .

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 20 May 1901, Mon,
  3. Page 10

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