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police. If they Were found guilty their
picketing could have been stopped.
Why is it that however you work it
the law doesn't appear to protect the
stand on Wilson's Mexican and Canal
Anyhow, Roger had better keep his
eye peeled on that Hearst thing or
Carter H. may hand him a lemon.
. The Law's Delay. If the first
judge before whom striking wait
resses were brought on charges of
disorderly conduct and conspiracy
had given them a speedy trial, all this
delay might have been avoided.
The girls were either guilty of the
charges or they were not. Human
as well as property rights were in
volved. Any one of the ca'ses could
have been tried in a day. All of us
could have found out quickly wheth
er the girls were within the law or
But several judges strung the case
along. Other arrests were made. More
bond money was exacted. More ex
pense piled up for the waitresses.
Witnesses were brought into court
only to be sent away by a continu
ance or transfer to another judge. '
In the meantime the publicly-paid
police and the hired'private" detec
tives continued to forcibly picket for
Henrici's restaurant; and when the
waitresses continued to peacefully
picket they were repeatedly arrested.
And finally the lawyers got the
thing before other judges on applica
tion for injunctions. In the meantime
picketing by waitresses was stopped
by a request of these judges. Which
was just what the hotel- and restau
rant trust wanted. It won their fight
for them. Every advantage was with
So, however honorable the inten
tions of any of the judges may have
been,- the effect of their dilatory con
duct was more effective in helping the
employers than was the brutality of
the police pickets of the restaurant.
Why didn't the first judge promptly
try the first case?
) If the girls had been found not
guilty of conspiracy or disorderly
conduct there would have been no ex
cuse for farther persecution by the
ON TO HIS CURVES
"What is his sphere in life?"
"Well, judging fronr-the circle of
his acquaintances, I'd say he was a
rounder." ' "
MOTHER PUTslHE KIBOSH ON
THE MOUTH-WASHING STUNT
An old-fashioned mother exploded
another of the new "scientific" moral
This particular cure was the
mouth-wash which Lucy Page Gas
ton proposed to give every boy cigar
And Judge Pinckney of the Juve
nile Court was allowing her to get
away with it untii one quiet little
mother told him something.
This mother's lad was brought be
fore Judge Pinckney "yesterday.
"Do you smoke cigarettes?" asked
"yes, sir," answered the boy.
Immediately the scientific bunch
began to get the mouth-wash, which
is a mixture niore distasteful to a boy
thai! castor oil.