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pearl beads about your neck, you
can wear simple black or white
and make the girl with diamonds
look vulgar and cheap.
There is .nothing makes the
skin look prettier than pearls, and
there are no precious stones that
are imitated with better effect.
Almost any girl can show off her
fair skin with a string of pearl
During Queen Victoria's reign
pearls were not in fashion because
Victoria called them "frozen
tears" and was superstitious
about them, believing they
brought bad luck.
Few women would refuse
'Jfrozen tears1' today on account
qi the luck.
SHYLOCK CHEATED OF
POUND OP FLESH
John VercmiSj grocer, 2959
Wallace street, demanded his
pound of flesh, from a 19-year-old
girl yesterday and didn't get it.
The girl was Anna Forrester,
3011 Lowe ayenue. Last fall,
Miss Forrester lost a $10 bill in
Veremis' store. She accused the
grocer and had him arrested.
Vermis proved he had not
taken th6 bill, and sued Miss For
rester for $1,000 for malicious
prosecution. He was awarded a
verdict of $35.
Miss Forrester did not have
$35.; nor could she borrow the
money. So May 16, Vermis had
her sent to the county jail for
debt, as can be done in Illinois.
From .May 16 until yesterday,
Miss, Forrester wasun-the county
jail for debt And she Was pay-
ing board there, too. County
Judge Owens oiled Veremis be
"Don't you realize this girl is
unable to pay you?" he asked.
"Then she's got to stay in jail,"
said Veremis, doggedly. "Fve got
the right to keep her there is she
doesn't pay, and I'm going to."
"Don't you think you are hard
on the girl?" asked Owens.
"I want my riglitssaid Vere
mis. Owens told the old story of
Shylockand his pound of flesh.
Veremis listened to it, andjwhen
Owens had finished, said:
"I won't giye in."
Owens straightened up.
"Very well," he said. "And
now I shall add to your forma
tion about the Jaw of Illinois.
"There are occasions when a
judge is not bound to imprison
for debt. It is only imperative he.
should do so when the failure to
pay is malicious.
"This girl is not refusing to
pay; she cannot pay, because she
has not got themoney. The case
Veremis was quite crestfallen.
"Why are you so bitter against
"He lost his money shortly
after we named the baby for him."
Oyster Bay, N. Yv President
Roosevelt this afternon declared
for woman suffrage.
Whale's hide, in some placesis
two feet thick.