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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 09, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1',
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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
HENRICI EMPLOYES MEN TRAPPED ON TOP
GIVE T EST I MONYIFLOOR OF BUILDING IN
FAVORING WORK ' ST. LOUIS FIRE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ggggjas Tel. Monroe 3S3.
Editor and Publisher. C Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail. 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 136 Chicago, Monday, March 9, 1914. ONE CENT
SEVERE PUNISHMENT HAS MADE MEN
HATE THE LAW, SAYS JUDGE
Thomas F. Scully, Judge of Municipal Court, Claims
"There- Is Too Mucfi Punishment for Wrong,
doing and No Reward for Goodness."
' "There is too much punishment for
wrongdoing' an(j no reward for good
i ess. From the beginning of time the
wrongdder has heen punished, with
the idea, that it would prevent further
eiil, and evil has not been prevented,
but has often been increased through
the punishment Men who have been
guilty of a trifling offense have been
punished so severely-that they have
become anarchists -who nate the law
and do not respect it, while those who
do respect it are given no credit."
This statement was made by Judge
Thomas P. Scully, in answer to a
question by a Day Book reporter in
regard to a case in which! the, judge
had shown understanding and .mercy.
"If one of us should enter a saloon
and drink a glass of soda or even a
glass, of beer," ihe said, "the" people
who saw US' would condemn us, but
if the same people should see us give
fifty cents or a dollar to some needy
person they would never notice it nor
"If,, instead of maintaining John
Worthy schools and similar places of
correction, money were spent to re
ward fhe boy or girl in school who
has "been good, even if the reward was
only a treat to a nickel show, or some