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the protests of the store detective.
"This is ?n example of what
judges have to face daily," he con
tinued. "The breaking of the
law in the theft of that food was
undeniable. The law of property
called for exemplary punishment.
"But there is a law that is
higher than the law of property,
the lawof the statute books. It
is the law of humanity.
"The makers of the statute
against theft never for a moment
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James E. Gorman.
supposed that employers of labor
would drive wages so low as to
force an industrious, steady
worker like this Italian to choose
between committing a technical
.crime or seeing his family starve.
"The theft undoubtedly was
committed. But I say that prop
erty right, to be entitled to any
respect, ought to come into court
with clean hands."
"But suppose," asked your cor
respondent, '"you were on a bench
of higher jurisdiction and a case
came up like say a workmen's
compensation case, in which jus
tice was clearly on one side and
the letter of the law on the other.
What would you do then?"
"Just as I did today. Though
the highest court had held the in
human view, I should neverthe
lessdecide for humanity, and say
in effect :
"Gentlemen, I give you my idea
of what the law is as interpreted
in terms of human life. OtheY
courts have other ideas,. if I am
the one in the wrong, impeach
First Clubwoman Men are
enough to drive a woman crazy!
Second Clubwoman Indeed they
are. First Clubwoman Only
think ! For five nights last week I
remained at the club terribly late,
and yet when I went home I
didn't find my husband waiting
at the top of the stairs to upbraid
me for neglect. The heartless
brute was in bed sleeping like a
top and actually smiled in his
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the general table diet if it is plain
and varied. It should not have
fried or highly seasoned foods,
however. A healthy child may be
allowed to satisfy its appetite
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