Clipped From The Indianapolis Star
men system TWO PATROLMEN TRIED FOR DRINKING ON Board of Safety Takes Cases Under Advisement--Fate of Accused Accused Fireman Also to Be Decided Later. The board of public safety yesterday afternoon- took--utider - advisement cases of Patrolmen M a r t i n E. W. S. Casky, charged with drinking on duty, and Fireman John All-en, charged with conduct unbecoming a fireman. Members of the board said they did not know when they will reach a decision. Sergt. Stoddard was the principal witness against the patrolmen. City Attorney Attorney Barrett prosecuted the cases and Holmes defended the three men. Stoddard said that on July 2 he the patrolmen enter three saloons, He said they remained In one saloon for almost half an hour. J Saw Glasses of Beer. On the night of J u l y 3, he the men enter a saloon owned by T. Wright, ^45 Mlley avenue, and go the rear room, where a man,took of liquid. He said that a later Investigation Investigation showed that the glasses had contained beer. Both men denied they had been drinking, and Wright, the owner of the saloon, said they had not been served drinks. Fireman Allen, who has served as a fireman for about twenty-three years, accused of being in company with a woman at fire station No. 16 while on duty. Hn denied the charge. A statement statement signed by ninety-eight persons living near the fire station, in which testified to Allen's good character,' was submitted to the board.