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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 04, 1911, Image 8',
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for use until aftej-- the highest
judicial tribune f in, Indiana, has
finally passed, on-the case.
Attorney Rappaport said this
afternoon' that he had. no idea
how long it would be before
action would be -taken by the
state supreme court
The complicated situation in
the Indiana courts respecting.the
books and documents in the In
ternational Association of Bridge
and Structural Iron Workers,
held as. -evidence by the state
courts in the dynamtiing cases in
volving John J. ad James B. Mc-
JNamara, was turtner intensihed
today when the sheriff failed to
obtain the evidence as directed in
a replevin proceedings instituted
by the iron workers,
Prosecuting "Attorney Baker
,admitted knowing where a part
of the alleged evidence was, but
Judge Markey notified the sheriff
that- the articles vwere not in
Baker's possession, but were un
der the care of the court, al
though, he has entered a record
surrendering them to the United
States authorities, who desire to
make a federal probe of the dyna
miting cases. The replevin writ
is directecLagainst Baker and two
accountants who have "been ex
amining the" documents.
Attorneys for the iron workers
today had placedon record in the
criminal court here petitions ask
ing that the petitions of J. Fred
ericks and the United States, ask
ing for the evidence, be reheard.
Theourt promptly denied the
petitions and an appeal bond was
filed by: the-iron workers.
BABE, RECH OR SOCIETY?
There is food for thought m a
stoiy that comes from Santa Barn
' John Rech, an Italian' gar
dener who worked for $1 a day,
murdered his two-days-old child.
Sheriff Stewart hid near the
Rech home, watching for the
After twelve hours Rech reJ
turned from the hills, where he
had been in hiding, to bid good
bye to his wife.
Sheriff Stewart arrested him.
As he was led to jail, Rech did
not deny his crime. He shrug
his ' shoulders hopelessly.
"How could I support 'a wife
and baby on a dollaT a day?" he
asked. , '
His captors did, not answer
him. Their duty was to see to it
that Rech paid the penalty of his
But how could Rech support a
wife and bahy on a dollar a day
in these times 'of high cost of liv
ing? 'And who is to blame for thej
death of Rech's child. '
John Rech, ;
Or the society that paid him
one dollar a day for his labor?
Gloudy and unsettled tonight
and Sunday; rising temperature.
For Chicago-and vicinity: Mod
erate southerly winds.
The thermometer is the only;
thing that's mot going up.