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THE WAY OF THE STYLES
WOW ME GOTTEE i '
"MARRIAGE MILL" VICTIMS CAN
BE RE-MARRIED FREE
It was announced yesterday, that
couples who fell victims to the "mar
riage mill of Chicago," whose cere
monies were performed by Justice of
the Peace' Edward R. Polk and his
fellow matrimonial quacks, may be
married without paying for it. Many
qouples. married by Justice of the
Peace Polk appeared at tne marriage
license bureau and obtained new li
censes to remarry.
I Thm Iipvp been different opinions
f among judges as to the legality of.
sucn marriages. Several say that
while such weddings are against the
.public morals, they nevertheless, are
: binding and safeguard the interest of
the innocent parties of' the marriage.
Other judges think the ceremonies
' were wholly illegal. : '
London. Lord Strathcona, high
commissioner for Canada, behaved