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THREE CASES CONTINUED.
50NE DRAWS$i60 FINE
On charges preferred by Lizzie
Szemitis, 15, and Violet Bender,
16, Eddie Senak was fined $100
and the cases of David Forbes,
Eddie Kadza and Charles Tule
kowski were continued until Feb.
16, before Judge Himes in the
Maxwell street court this morn
ing. Both girls allege Forbes, who
is 58 years old, married and has
grown children, was mainly re
sponsible for their delinquency.
Senak was fined on a disorderly
charge, as it was not shown he
had attacked the younger girl.
The Szemitis girl was placed in
custody of the juvenile court. She
was formerly an inmate of the
Sisters' Home, but came home at
Christmas to visit her 'family, and
never went back.
OF PUBLIC DEFENDER
Chief Justice Olson, . of the
municipal court has come out
with a suggestion for the appoint
ment of a public defender m the
courts, who will take the cases of
defendants in the courts too poor
to pay for counsel, and at the
same time protect them from at
torneys who accept fees from
prisoners and then pay no more
attention to the cases. He recom
mends that the office be modeled
after that of the prosecuting at
torney. The action of Judge Olson
arises from statements of Jailer
' W. T. Daviesx of the county jail
that in many cases false andjm-,,.
possible promises are "made to
prisoners by unscrupulous law
yers to secure fees. He says ac
cused men are told, in some cases,
that the lawyer has great influ- . ,
ence, and will have his client re
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