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THE DAY B0OK
500 SO. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 104 Chicago, Friday, Jan. 26,-1912
DAUGHTERS OF SUPREME
COURT JUSTICE THIEVES
Fined $100 for Shoplifting, Ride
Away from Court Room in
New York, Jan. 26. Mrs.
Katherine Smith and Miss Tarl
Weiler, of Salt Lake City, daugh
ters of a late judge of the Utah
supreme court, were fined $100
-today on a chage of shoplifting.
They pleaded guilty. Their
attorney made an eloquent appeal
for leniency on their behalf. He
said they had been greatly hu--miliated
by being held in the
Tombs since Tuesday evening.
Judge Steinert took a different
-view of the case.
"You did not need to steal," he
said. "You had, more than $100
in your possession when arrested.
Yet you stooped to petty theft,
strangely out of keeping with
your intelligence and-your form
er reputation for honesty.
"It is with great reluctance
that the court imposes a fine1 of
$100 instead of sending you to
prison. Had not the firm that
caused your arrest -pleaded for
clemency, I would not show you
The prisoners, red of face, paid
their fine and hurried outside .the
court room, where a b'ig-'limou-
sine automobile was-waiting for
them. ' (
Mrs." Siuith. was detected roll
ing up a piece of silk valued at
$24. She p'assed'ittpher sister,
who attempted'xto n'ieit under
her skirt. Mr'sSmifh shusband
is cashier of' a .Satt'.ake City
bank. " "'-'''
New 'York;Janr 26T-iiCaptain
Barton Cfuikshank, N sometimes,
known as -Donald -Douglas and
sometimes as-G. W. Fuller, has
once more 'disappeared. j
He has eludeoMlie'mbst vigilant