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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 09, 1912, Image 8

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u offender as they do now to the
- female offender, when they stamp
Upon the brows of "both the disap
t proval of .society, then one of the
i most malignant enemies of the
home will pass
c You cannot by law change the
.c habits, the character, or the heart
. of man or woman. They are
what they are. ,
"Fe wwomen can reform a man
after marriage. Few men can
break a woman of habits and
traits acquired before marriage."
o o
HE BROKE LAW OUTSIDE,
WON'T DO IT INSIDE.
William Simpson.
. Columbus, O., May 9. When
"William Simpson broke the state
law against cracking safes they
put him in the prison here for 10
years. Then the warden asked
him to break another state law,
against contract labor, and Simp-r
son said "No!"
"Simpson in the end will have
. tctwer kon contract," says War
den Jones. "He wjll have to
learn that he can't dictate to us."
"Simpson is only stubborn.
We'll take that out of him," says
Allen Thurman, president of the
prison board.
They gave Simpson solitary
confinement on bread and water
diet:
Warden Jones explained that
the Wertz law against contract
labor went into effect after agree
ments with two contract labor
shops Were made, and until these
agreements, expire he feels bound
to furnish the men as called for.
-"I'll rot in my cell before I'll
ever work on any contract' said
Simpson. "The law of the state
forbids it, and although I broke
a law outside the 'pen' I Avoa't
break one inside. I will do any
other work they want me to do."
They are building a "special
punishment" cell for, him a steel
cage just big enough for a man. to
stand -up in, but tio to sit down.
"Simpson will have to stay in
it until he decides to do the worjc
we tell him to," says Warden
Jones.
"I took a solemn oath that I
won't work on contract They
can't break my spirit," saysSimp-
son.
Father (reprovingly) -Do you
know what happens to liars when
they die? "
Johnny Yes, sir; they lie stilL
It isn't strictly true that the
nave of a church is simplified
spelling for the pillar of a church
when he's doing business outside,

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