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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 13, 1912, Image 4',
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WEALTHY CLUBMAN WANTED FOR ALLEGED INSULT
A wafranFBasTieen issued"for
the' arrest of John B. Irwin,
wealthy clubman and retired
Irwin is charged with having
insulted Mrs. George W. Bar
rowman of 1332 Granville ave
nue, a 19-year-old bride.
The warrant for the arrest of
Irwin is the sequel to exciting,
scenes of yesterday.
Mrs. Barrowman says that Ir
win accosted her on the street,
and asked her to spend the after
noon with him. She passed on
without replying. Irwin then fol
lowed her to her home, and hung
around outside the door, for an
Mrs. Barrowman telephoned
to her husband, and pointed out-j
her annqyer. Barrowman follow
ed Irwin. Irwin took refuge in
the Chicago Athletic club.
Barrowman asked who Irwin
was at the club. He was thrown
out. Barrowman then complain
ed to the police, and two detec
tives were sent to the club with
The defective? were refused ad
mittance - to the club on ' the
ground that they "were not mem
bers," and Captain of Detectives
John Hajpin got peeved. .
Halpin sent a squad of men to
surround the club, and forced an
entrance. After about two hours, J
Irwin was iouna in a Datntub.
"What is the meaning of this
outrage?" he demanded.
"Aw, come on," said the detec
tives, "you're wanted.' .
bufwfien he toW wno hetyas, the
police refused to hold hfm with-"
out a formal warrant. As all
courts were closed, Barrowman
had to wait until today. 'f
Barrowman erot the warrant
from Judge Going todayr and the
police are no wlooking for Irwin.
Barrowman and his pretty HttlS
bride say they will prosecute t9
the limti. . t
Mrs. John B. Irwin laughs at
the charges against her clubman
husband, and says they are pre
posterous. The members of the
firm of-J. B. Inderrieden, pf which
Irwin formerly was a director, are
backing him up. j t
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ARE TIRED OF TROUBLEa
Wheeling, W. Va., Sept. 13. i
Business and labor from all parts
of 'the state are preparing an open
letter to Gov. 'Glasscock demand
ing that something be xlone at'
once to put an end to the situa
tion in the Kanawaha coal fields!
During the last two years, dozj
ens of miners have been killed in"
the Knanawha, thousands of dob
lars worth of mine property has!
been destroyed, and thp entire
district kept in turmoil. 2 '
' Just now hundreds of stat
troops are in the field. The'y are
costing the state $5,000 a day. o
The open letter movement
started in Wheeling, with.the ideaj
01 lorcmg legislative action tec
control ihe mine owners. s
The Major Watts' wife's ar
suffragette. The Colonel What's;
. Iswin w.entith4hej3ejtecjtiv.e.s, 1
Wjte?ZJJk$JmQr& sufferer t