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to their own sex as well as to the
women, and there should be some
method by which they could be ex
terminated. I had to smile, this morning over a
telephone call from amian apparently
"Get that girl to giye you the name
and address of the dentist," ne said,
'and I'll beat the head off of him."
"Do you think that is the remedy?"
"Well, maybe it won't be a remedy
in every case, but it sure will be con
sidered a punishment in this when I
get through with him. The con
But the girl who wrote the letter
is afraid of nptoriety, as all women
are, whether they are the women who
take preventative measures against
insult, or the women who endure it
silently and grieve over it afterward,
and I know that that type of girl,
however much she might wish in her
heart that such a brute could be pun
ished, wouldn't tell anyone who
might punish him, lest it would create
Mrs. Ethel Page has filed a suit
against Max Prank, manager of the
Prank Furniture Store, 2418 West
North avenue, alleging he hugged
and kissed her against her will while
she was a customer in his store. And
Frank is quoted as denying it and
stating he will fightthe suit if it
takes all of his money.
Mrs. Marie Kraus, who had Edward
B. Grossman of the Matthews Suit
Store arrested, charging that he for
cibly kissed her, lost her case and in
addition had to endure the torture of
hearing witnesses defame her char
acter and of being unable to do any
thing to stop them.
The girl who wrote to me endured
the insult in silence. The mother
whose letter I publish today thinks,
preventative measures should be
taken; the man who telephoned be
lieves in punishment.
Which of these measures seem to
you the most desirable in a case, of
this kind? , And which of them wpuld
you employ if you are a girl and a
man insults'you because you are tem
porarily in his powery or if you are
a mother, and your -girl is subjected
to the possibility of such an insult?
Write and let me, know. As I said
before, the matter is beyond my solution.
PAT DIDN'T KNOW
On shipboard the cry went up, "A
man overboard!" and the captain
gave orders to a new sailor, who was
an Irishman, to throw out two buoys.
The sailor, seeing two boys walk
ing on the deck, threw them over
The captain yelled out that it was
cork buoys, he wanted thrown over
board. "Bedad!" said Pat, "how was Oi to
know whether they, came from Cork
WANTS PROBE OF FAKE NEWS
Washington, Nov. 8. Rep. Bart
holdt of Missouri has asked an in
vestigation of the report that the
American government .recently sent
an ultimatum to Mexico demanding,
the immediate resignation of Pres.
Buerta and denial by Secretary of
State Bryan. Bartholdt said that the.
publication of "unauthenticated and
unreliable news jeopardized the na