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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 07, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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Welsh is scheduled to fight Char
ley White and Benny Leonard in
Buenos Aires. He will get $20,000 for
the White contest and $25,000 for the
go with Leonard, if tjie two battles
are ever fought
After these two tights are over,
Welsh will join the Canadian troops,
according to the latest announce
ments. But just what he will do
after he joins them, Mrs. Welsh does
not know. He may go to the front
and he may be used for recruiting
purposes.
"There is some chance of the
fights falling through," said Mrs
Welsh. "The promoters have not put
Freddie's $20,000 on deposit They
have raised $10,000, but Freddie
wants to see it all in bank. Buenos
Aires is -a long way from home.
"Freddie has been criticised for
holding out for the whole guaranty,
but he is not going to risk his crown
for nothing. All the other champions
charge high for long fights.
"If the fights fall through Freddie
will leave immediately for Canada to
join the English colors. That will be
his retirement from the ring.
"Freddie would have retired this
year, but fqr the fact that he has not
had a chance to fight any finish
fights. He doesn't want it to be said
of him that he was afraid to risk his
title. He had a hard time getting a
chance to fight for the champion
ship and he wants all the others to
have their chance."
None of the millionaire fight pro
moters has invited Jack Dillon to ac
company them to South America.
Probably because no other heavy
weight could be persuaded to travel
that far for a trimming.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
June 7, 1787. The parish of Ca
hokia reported to the Seminary of
Quebec that work had been begun
on a church which was to cost 15,
000 or 16,000 livres. , This church is
gtill standing.
PUBLICITY Or THE INCOME TAX
RETURNS URGED IN PROBE
Bulletin.
Washington, June 7. The entire
series of articles on the United States
income tax, prepared by Basil Man-
Uy, famous investigator, and publish
ed m The Day Book, have been or
dered printed in the record of the
house committee investigating the
charges by Manly that tax thieves
have stolen $320,000,000 from the
United States.
Washington, June 7. "f am par
ticularly impressed by Basil' Manly's
suggestion that we should have pub
licity of the income tax returns,"
said Representative Keating, sum
ming up his statement before Chair
man Lobeck's house committee in
vestigating the United States income
tax law.
Keating introduced a resolution
calling for investigation, following
charges by Manly, famous investi
gator, who has been conducting an
expose in The Day Book, and other
papers served by the Newspaper En
terprise ass'n, of the income "tax
steal, alleging that tax thieves have
stolen $320,000,000 from the United
States by tax evasions.
Keating told the commission he in
troduced his resolution because he
had confidence in Manly and, after
careful investigation of the sources
from which Manly gathered his data.
"I have a great deal of confidence
in the corrective value of publicity,"
Keating said. "I think if is a mistake
to conceal these returns. They should
be open to inspection."
Keating explained his belief that
the secretary of the treasury should
be given additional appropriations
for delving into the income tax
frauds which, the secretary stated in
a reply to the resolution, undoubted. .
ly exist
o o
Forty-eight robberies, burglaries.
larcenies and assaults reported when
police were detailed on election duty

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