DRINKS QUART OF WHISKEY.
Alex Apolka Then Takes Gallon of Water as Chaser; Now Very Ill.
Drinking a quart of whiskey on a wager yesterday morning nearly proved fatal to Alex Apolka, 50 years old, 15 South Park street, Kansas City, Kas. Apolka, who is an Austrian, and a group of fellow countrymen, discussed their capacities for liquor.
After consuming the liquor, Apolka grew warm and, his countrymen said, drank nearly a gallon of water. Dr. H. L. Regier, a police surgeon, gave him emergency treatment and he was removed to St. Margaret's hospital. His condition is serious.