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There seems to be an almost
pathetic desire to avoid mention
ing any injustice to union news
boys in our courts. If a big bum
is arrested for slugging someone
who refused to buy him a drink,
he's called a newsboy, but where
the newsboys are getting it inthe
neck1, that's different ,
Harry seemed to think that
just because the whole story
wasn't told he could " work a
strong-arm game on the court.
He was weeping when brought
into court, but when Judge Beit
ler said "$50" in an offhand sort
of way, Harry, perked up.
"Your honor," he said, "I ain't
been out o' that there Bridewell
for, three years. I ain't going'
back. I was just out two days
this ime, and that cop came
along-" - "
"That'll do," said Judge Beit
lerr ', t
But Harry didn't think it would
"An' 'I ain't goin' back there,
an' that's all there is to it."
"Your fine," remarked Beitler,
"has now gone up to $100."
"Say, lookee here, judge," ex
claimed Harry. "You ever been
in that Bridewell? 'Cause if you.
have you ought to know better
than send a poor guy there in the
glorious summer "
"Your fine' interrupted Beit
ler, "has now gone up to $200."
"All right!" said Harry. "All
right ! Soak it to me ! Soak it to
me good ! An' when I get out o'
that bloody Bridewell, I won't
beg. I'll get a, club and bingle
somebody on the bean, an' gather-
in a 'few shekels that way."
"There is also another fine
one of $100 for contempt of
court," remarked Judge Beitler,
looking at his watch. "That
makes $300 in all."
Somebody led Harry away. It
will be the balmy spring weather
of the year of grace 1913 before
he gets a chance to "bingle some
one on the bean."
OH, MY, NO!
Elsie You don't use Slang any;
more, do you? v w
Willie Not since me father
soaked me in the mush for usin' iU
To remove grease spots from,
carpets mix fuller's earth and
magnesia together in equal pro-
portions. Form this into a paste
with hot water and spread on the
spots Next day orush off and,
At necessary, repeat the, process