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THE DAY BOOK WISHES ITS k
READERS A MERRY CHRIST
MAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran, saggs Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. iTftgpp3 Automatic 51-422.
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VOL.3, NO. 74 Chicago, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1913
MODERN MARY MAGDALENE WILL
ilN LIFE ANEW TOMORROW
Girl Who Married at IS Has Lived Almost Incredible
Life for Three Years Says She Will Take Ad
vantage of Chance to Change "The Man in
the Case" Heavily Fined and Sent to Pen.
Tomorrow, which is Christmas
day, the day upon which the Christ
was born who came to save the
world, a Mary Magdalene will start
To her, the bells will ring out a
messageof hope; to her the Christ
mas day will mean that the blackness
of the past is but a dream to be for
gotten, and the future a promise to
This Mary Magdalene, like all the
Mary Magdalenes since the world
began, has had more bitterness than
pleasure in her sinning.
She is Pay Kendricks. She is only
21 years old", and the story she told
this morning in the New Morals court
was characterized by Judge Hopkins
as a story that would never be believ
ed if it were dramatized; because it
is almost incredible.
Fay was married when she was 15.
The name of her husband she did not
reveal, but simply and directly said:
"We weren't happy and we were