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Jidge Gemmili said that he could
do -nothing. Tiat the matter was up
to the Rev. John Timothy Stone, the
miiUon&ires' ,pastdf ..of the Fourth
Presbyterian church, and the llev.
Rimer Williams, the North Side's
pastor-politician. , .
.Judge Geniruili said that Stone and
Williams often had worked with-the
united (Jnanues berore, ana tnat in
this case they had written letters
about Oram's bad character.
Fatfier McDonald went to the Rev.
Williams. William's said HE could
do nothing; that it was iip to the Rev.
Father McDonald tried to get into
communication with Stone biit failed.
It ishard sometimes to reach the pas
tor of a millionaires' church.
fc Ahearing of the case was set for
today 'before Judge Gemmili. When
it was called neither .Stone nor Wil
liams was in court So there fs go
ing to bo more delay.
And meantime John Oram remains
in ja1. while his consumptive wife
cougfis her life out in the dreary,
bare home, and the Married Women's
Sodality of the. Holy Name cathedral
sees to" it that Her children and her
self are cared for.
When. Father McDonald first went
to see Mrs. OfSm he found the house
almost Hare' of food. There! was just
a few crusts of stale bread arid bis
cuits. "The United Charitiesclaim to be
giving Mrs. Oram $2.40 a week," said
Father McDonald today. -j'Even if
tHey are, they took her husband away
frbiri her and they should support
But Judge Gemmili, who so recent
ly charged his associate jiidges with
being influenced by saloonkeepers'
audiences and then failfed to prove
his charges; is not greatly interested
In these things.
' : : "
Guest ;Why don't you put at Jeast
two, oysters, in your stew ? Waiter,
We tried it', sir, but they used to quar
rel. - " '
GETS 3:YEAR SENTENCE
London,, Ap"rii 3. Mrs. Emmeline
Pankhu'rstj general of the English
militant - SUffrage'ttes, - was today
found guilty of "inciting to the mali
cibus destruction of property" and
senterfced to three-yeari' penal' servi
tudev . .. , ,
When Justice. Lushx pronounced
sentence there was'i: Violent outburst
Mrs. Emmeiine Pankh'urst.
by suffragette sympathizers. . The
Judge was hissed. He threatened tti
fine the disturbers for contempt of
cdurt,,and ordered the courtroom
Mrs. Pahkhurst; who declined to
call ariy witnesses, made, a final plea
to the jurors in a voice choked with
emotion. , . .
"I pleaded not guilty because I am
not wicked arid riot malicious," she
said. ''No woman in England is eyfer
trfed. by .a jury of her "peers. This
trial is an example of what they are
eufferihg:.td obtain .their rights. ,
" Whatever sentence is TLmposed uh;