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THE DAY BOOK
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VOL 3, NO. 157
Chicago, Thursday, April 2, 1914
BUSINESS MEN DEMAND A PROBE
OF LAW AND ORDER LEAGUE
h Election Commissioners made I he Goafs or atarweu
(," W.him Residents of Chicago Athletic Club
Call "Suspect" Action Rotten.
Attorney Prank L. Childs, repre
senting the Democratic voters of the
" First Ward, announced this afternoon
that the business men of the First
Ward would demand an investigation
of the Chicago Law and Order
League, of which Arthur Burrage
Farwell is the head.
' Sensational charges that the
"league turned over crooked affidavits
regarding suspected voters in the
First Ward are behind the demand of
' the business men. ,
Members of the Chicago Athletic
Association and managers of various
loop hotels are urging the investiga
tion. .' t I
The action of the election commis
sioners in allowing Farwell and, his
law and order league cohorts to drag
down to the election board rooms re
spectable people will also be made
the subject of a protest to County
Members of Board of Election
Commissioners haven't yet recovered
from the expose Jof the- manner in
which they allowed Farwell and the
Chicago Law and Order League to
hold .them up to public ridicule.
Yesterday's hearing on thej3uspecf
notices sent to residents of the Ffrst
Ward "was one of the stormiest ses
sions ever held by the election board.
Farwell was completely shown up
as a .man who by-his maddesU:e tox,