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when she was reminded that she had
not made the arrests.
Then the six girls were dumped in
to a patrol and taken to the Harri
son street station where they were
placed in a cell until bonds could be
Attorney John Dt Farrell went with
a bondswoman- before Judge New
comer, where bondswere signed to
the extent of S4.00 each oh the con
spiracy charge and 200 on the disr
orderly conduct charge. After the
bonds were signed, Attorney-Farrell
spent an hour arguing that iwas an
outrage to charge the' girls with -conspiracy,
and Judge Newcomer agreed
that it was, and said the -conspiracy;
charge would not hold. But the bonds
for conspiracy held.
The six girls were kept four hours
in. Harrison street station before
their release could be effected.
There is deep food for thought in
the statement of Policewoman Boyd
that she was in front of Henrici's
restaurant to protect Henrici's. The
autocracy of Russia will have to
cease its boasting if the Land, of the
Free continues to retrogress as it is
doing through the combined efforts
of the millionaires in back of this and
every other fight against the work
ing class when they demand a living
wage, and the police department,
supported by each and every citizen,
but pledged to protect, apparently,
only the monied interests.
And aiso the social workers and
club women will have reason to pon
der, oyer whether they improved or
hurt the situation when they relied
on women police to protect working
Old -Bings was known th' country
As quite a judge o' hogs.
He'd pick, 'em half a jmile away
Or sleepin' sound as logs.
He'd tell their age an' pedigree,
Their habits an' their weighs,
Se he,"Th' only thing to do
Is.raise a hog that pays." -Hd
doctored 'em an' fussed with 'em
A-watchin' fer disease
He dreaded Texas cholery,
He shivered at th' fleas.
Old Bings he had an only, boy,
cunnin' little chap,
TEat-used to play behind his chair,
But never in His lap.
For Bings was busy readin' up
Th' ways t kill disease
In animals that- bloated up
An' wobbled on their knees.
Th' boy grew up an' up an' up,
He traveled to th' dogs,
WhileBings is breedin' better stock
Ah' sleepin' with th' hogs.
ISHALL WIVES "OBEY?"
CJhurch of England bishops are'
having a gabby time trying to find
out if they've the nerve to strike out
of the woman's side of the marriage
vow the word "obey."
Isn't the issue one of right inter
pretation rather than the axe?
Give us the power to construe the
word, and we'd like to see it not only
kept in the woman's half, but also put
into the men's.
Of course, to expect a woman to
do the bidding of a burly, brutal hus
band merely because he has a bully's
might, is absurd, and abhorrent. If
that's what "obey" means or was
meant to mean, then out it ought to
go, the quicker the better.
And it is unfortunately true that
creatures of the male persuasion
have been known and are extant to
day (though we, believe growing
fewer) who have the colossal ef
frontery to adopt that construction
and expect the law to back them in it.
Our idea is- different. Where love
truly is, the obedience it exacts.
doesntt rest on force or obligation,
but on willingness, eagerness. To
obey the one you love is a pleasure.
'I met with an accident last week."
"Yes, the marriage license clerk told
me about-it." ...