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city today more human than Judge
Cooper and I know of many grand
things this man has done."
Mrs. Barnard arose impressively
to say something, but Mrs. Jones
shouted that she had the floor.
"We are not sentencing Judge
Cooper," she began, but Mrs. Greene
"If he is -what you say he is, why
don't he come here and. defend him
self?" she shouted.
Mrs. Bloomer smiled wearily.
"Why should he?" she asked. "You
haven't the records in the case and
you don't know what you are talking
about This whole thing is politics,
and I think it is a shame that the wo
men should lend themselves to this
Mrs. Jones again claimed that the
floor belonged to her.
"The greatest and best friend
Judge Cooper has in this city is The
Tribune," she cried. "And The
Tribune said Judge Cooper should be
investigated in an editorial."
"These cases you are bringing up
were tried before this political situa
tion arose," Mrs. Bloomer said, "and
nothing was done about it until this
time, when the state's attorney is at
war with Judge Cooper."
At this juncture Mrs. Rutherford
told the meeting that fifteen alder
men had gotten together to kill the
suffrage bill, and that she worked un
til after 12 o'clock Monday night
Also that she belongs to the Bull
Moose party and has letters from
Teddy Roosevelt Also that she likes
William Randolph Hearst Also that
she told the policemen not to let
Roger Sullivan hold back their pay.
Then Mrs. Greene got up again
and said she didn't claim to under
stand the laws, but she believed the
state's attorney. And a minute later
she said the Women's Civic Council
had nothing to do with'Hoyne, after
which Mrs. Rutherford said she was
fighting her battles through the
WJeu the atmosphere had cleared,
at least of noise, some one remem
bered the male photographer waiting
in the hall; a recess was taken, and
the ladies seated themselves about
a table and posed for their pictures,
with their arms about each other's
The picture taken while they all
smiled and the male photographer
once more banished, the meeting was
resumed, and somebody reminded
the chairman about the motion to
write Judge Cooper and to appoint a
committee to do it, and a hunt was
made for the resolution, a committee
was appointed and Mrs. Jones retired
to write the letter.
After two minutes' wait, the chair
man sent for Mrs. Jones, who return
ed with a piece of stationery on which
were about ten lines of writing, and
some kind of a motion was made,
and seconded and the question called,
but Mrs. Jones didn't want to read
that letter where everybody could
hear her. So after a long argument
on proper parliamentary laws giving
her a right to quash a motion made
and seconded, she made another one
that they meet in an executive ses
sion to consider the invitation to
And the meeting adjourned.
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MILWAUKEE AV. CLERKS MEET
A meeting of the Milwaukee ave
nue clerks will be held Thursday
evening after 9 o'clock at Schoen
hofen Hall, Ashland and Milwaukee
avenue. Miss Agnes Nestor and Em
mett Flood will address the clerks.
The regular extraction of gasoline
from natural gas is an industry of the
last five years. The yield from each
thousand cubic feet of gas is from
nothing to 8 or'lO gallons, and the
total gasoline produced in this way
was 7,425,839 gallonsxin 1911.
Usual epidemic of suicides of
school children who failed to "pass'
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