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Vol. 1, No. 122 ' Chicago, Friday, Feb.-16; 1912,, . One Cent
A TALE OF'A-PINlbcORSET AND-AJUR&O'FWOMEN
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The First Jury of Women in San .Francisco.
San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 16.
It took six women jurors just six
minutes to decfde that when a
lady had set her heart on having
a certain pink corset in a shop
window brocaded silk trim-
v mings and fluffy ruffle edges
j and finds, after taking it home,
that the said corset does not fit,
the lady has right to take the
corset back and demand her
? On the calendar of Justice
$ihas. E. A.-Creighton, this is
recorded as the Penn-Burdell
corset case, and is the first to be
decided by ajury of women in
The,, case, on its. merits, "was
l simpfgMrs. Marion Penn, with a
$ ;ffnnlydetermined aooearance.
HJp-ilpH fe-w slle ha'd, noticed a corset
in the window of Mrs. H. C. Bur
dell's shop. It was stylish and
striking too sweet for anything.
Mrs. Penn must have it.
She entered the shop and said
she" would take the corset, but
that she did not have time to try
it on. She said she could wear
a No. 21. Madame Burdell let
her take the corset saying that if
it did not fit, she-should bring it
back. It did1 not fit not by a
long shot and" Mrs. Penn sent it
back next day.
She went to Oregon-that day,
and two weeks later when she re
turned, she went to see about her
corset. She was told that it had
been sold. She asked for her $10
deposit. She was told that she
could not have it, but would have
jto takea conejShejiid not want
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