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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 25, 1912, Image 7',
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GIRL FIGHTS A' MASHER. I recentlvand procured a complaint
of disturbance against E. W.
Simpson, who, she says, insulted
her on the streets.
When he appeared in court, a
-trifle battered, Simpson asked for
time and his case was continued
T 'Miss Watson's version of the
affair ran: "I had just some off
watch at the telephone office and
stepped intor the doorway to ad
just a garment. Simpson ap
proached me as I came out and
insulted me. I spurned him and
he attacked ihe, blackened my
eye "and hit me on the side of- the
1 "I didn't see any one td protect
me, So 1 protected myself. My
handbag broke at the first whack
and I started in with my fists. A
faxicab chauffeur seized me and
Simpson gbt away. I chased him
and found out where he went.
iThen I called an officer and had
Simpson denied that he insult
ed or attacked the girl. He said
fhat he thought,he knew her and
for that reason greeted her. He
acknowledged her use of her
handbag and fists" on hrm.
" o o
A Sure Way.
! "And does yourbaby sister talk
Miss Dorothy Watson. ' fr" " V " 8
Los Angeles, Cal., June- 25.- ' "No," answered the boy; she's
'After smashing her handbag over n't need to talk .yet" -
i,;,t,.,mm.rfr' u- -.1. Not need to talk! Why not?
his head and pummeling him with Wh 1ed the fc mI(,
TiCTfiSts, despitethe interference bitterly "all she lias to do is to
LSa$lts,&ri, M?ss' DTOy Cry-, jmd she gets everything she
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