National Affairs: Fatal Zeal

George D. Carbary was elected State's Attorney of Kane County, Ill., on a reform platform. He pledged himself to dry up the county in general and the city of Aurora (to Chicago: 40 miles) in particular. Last week his enforcement promise produced: one dead woman, one man with a fractured skull, one deputy sheriff with a bullet in his leg, popular resentment so strong that the State of Illinois had to step in and take over the consequences of his official zeal.

In January one Boyd Fairchild, Dry snooper,...

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