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start and make-good "Honestly,"
he told the girl. -
Then he broke his parole and
went tQ Vancover, B. C, where
he tried to forget his lonesome
ness by writing to Miss Wilson.
The girl in turn wrote him long
letters and refused to be shaken
in her faith in him.
The police were busy in the
meantime. They knew of the at
tachment between the young peo
ple and they learned through let
ters that Catton intended to re
y Catton eventually arrned n
.Berkeley, and it was while wait
ing to keep an appointment with
Dfiss Wilson that he was arrested.
Now Frank must spend two
years in a reformatory, but it is
reported that the girl has reftised
to tur,n against him.
NEW' "FREEZE OUT" GAME
' REFUSES TO WORK
, Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 17.
The game of "freeze out" has a
new meaning in Minneapolis. A
landlord is trying it on his tenant.
One week ago, Frank Edwards,
a. painter, was notified by his
landlord, Alexander Posluszug,
that unless he could pay up the
rent' before evening he would
have to move.
Edwards had been out of work.
He had no money. He could not
borrow any. But he did have a
wife and two smaU children. He
explained the situation to Pos
luszng. "I can't move," he said. "I
haven't got any money to move
;Y4th. And if I could move,. I
Haven't got any money to rent?
another house with. And my wife
and babies must have shelter."
"What is that to me?" asked
Posluszng. "I want my rent."
"Well, I've justtqld you. you
can't have' it, and that I wont
move. You'll get all the money
coming to you when I can get
work again. But I wont move
That night Posluszng bioke in
all the doors of the house occu
pied by the Edwards, removed
the storm windows, and tied up
the pump handle.
The Edwards complained to
the city attorney. The city at
torney pointed out that the house
belonged to Posluszng. and that
he could do what he pleased with
his own property.
'The nex night, Posluszng re
moved the inner windows of the
"Come out," he said, "or freeze
The Edwards tried to reason
with Posluszng, but it was no use.
Posluszng wanted his rent, and
unless he. got his rent, he was
quite willing to tear down his
own house over the heads of the .
Edwards is mad now, and says
heV going to stick in the house
until a certain other place freezes
over, and then some.
"This is a dogls life of a job,"
hazarded the collar-maker to the
"Yes," answered the weaver,
with a sweeping gesture, "but
I'm the down-trodden one."
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