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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 26, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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Fair on complaint of Farr's wife,
who lives at 73G E. 46th sL Farr
and Mrs. Iring had been living to
gether as man and wife.
At the detective bureau where
Iring was taken on a charge of. car
rying concealed weapons he admit
ted, according to the detectives, Es
sick and Wertheimer, that he had
followed Farr and his wife from
Louisville with the intention of hav
ing death solve the triangle problem.
While Iring was in his cell, Judge
Wade allowed Farr and the woman
to go free when Mrs. Farr refused
to prosecute. But when he heard
the story of the husband's arrest he
indicated he would reopen the case.
The judge may also investigate a
report that Farr is backed by power
ful political influence on which he
depended for frefedom. Farr has fre
quently boasted of his political "pull"
in loop cafes, according to several
acquaintances.
Deputy Att'y Gen. Thos. Hogan
accuses Farr of being a member of
a ring of grafters who have fleeced
young medical students out of about
$10,000 on the promise of using in
fluence to see that the students
passed the state .medical examina
tion. Yesterday State's Att'y Hoyne con
cerned himself with the doings of
the dashing young Mr. Farr and pre
pared to present evidence to the
grand jury to the effect that Farr
had taken $500 from Don Hubbell, a
medical student, on the representa
tion that he would see that Hubbell
passed the state "exams."
The incident in the Morals Court
caused great excitement for a mo
ment Extra police were necessary
to still the panic. Iring, in his ex
planation to the police, said that Fan
had breezed into Louisville a few
weeks ago and had met his wife. Fan
was a dance fiend and by teaching
Mrs. Iring a few new steps won a
place in her heart. The runaway
'owed.
RIOT AT WILSON BEACH AS
GUARD HITS BOY POLICE
USE GUNS TO QUIET MOB
A riot was precipitated a tWilson
beach today when a lifeguard struck
a boy. The boy was said to be Rich
ard A. Connell, son of a real estate
dealer, 922 Leland av.
The crowd on the beach took the
side of the boy, who, it is said, was
hurt so badly that several stitches
were required to close a wound over
his eye.
The lifeguard demanded the arrest
of the boy, but a policeman on the
beach threatened instead to arrest
the guard. The policeman fired over
the lake to quell the excited mob.
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GARMENT WORKERS REFUSE
STRIKE SETTLEMENT
New York, July 26. Amid wildest
disorder the agreement, which it
was hoped would settle the long
drawn-out strike of garment work
ers was tentatively rejected at meet
ing of the strikers. Charges that the
representatives of the strikers had
sold them out in drawing up the
agreement with the employers were
made. Solomon Metz, chairman of
Local No. 1, was forced to flee
through a rear window to escape.
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PRESIDENT EXPLAINS NEED OF
GUARD QN THE BORDER
Washington, July 26. That the
services of the national guard are "a
necessity to the United States" in
"protecting the country," and not
merely "for the purpose of drill,"
was explained in a letter written by
Pres. "Wilson to Mrs. Henry Smith of
Winemac, Ind.
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New York. Thos. Mulhearn took
an involuntary joy ride on a 50-ton
steam roller. Something went
wrong inside the machine and Mul
hearn couldn't stop it until it had
torn up three yards of sidewalk,
smashed an iron fence and jumped
into a cellar.
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