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But the fact remains that he did ruin
this one good little girl.
That he and Ms kind are a menace
to your little sister and to mine, and
to your daughter, cannot be disputed.
Personally, I would rather expose my
sister to contact wjth a physical leper
and take a chafice""that her health
would prevent her contracting the
diseasethan to" expose her to a moral
leper and wait with bated breath to
see whether it lay hi his Rower to
And neither your little sister nor
mine, nor your little daughter, is safe
from contact with the moral leper so
long as the moral leper is permitted
If we isolate our physical lepers
because contact with them is un
clean, then why do we not isolate
the moral lepers, whose brand burn?
scarlet through the life of the w6-
man they touch?
o o f
30 JUSTICES, OF PEACE MUST
ANSWER TO OWENS
As a result of a three months' in
vestigation by State's Atfbrney Ma
clay Hbyne thirty justices xof the
peace have been ordered to appear
before County Judge Owens next Fri
day and answer charges of malfeas
ance in office and conspiracy to ob
While Mr. Hoyne would not divulge
the names of the men it is known
that they are all in neighboring cities
in Cook county. According to Hoyne's
statement the principal charges are:
1. That they have arrogated to
themselves final jurisdiction in felony
cases, where they have no jurisdic
tion, and have settled felony cases
without consulting the state's attor
ney. 2. That they have taken money
for settling felony cases and entered
nolle prosequis and paroled offend
ers without consulting the state's at
torney. 3. That when convictions have
been obtained In felony cases they
have granted motions for new trials, I
' J b,
and then have dismissed the cases'Iort
iacK oi jurisdiction in consideration
ofa monetary settlement.
4. That in many cases the files
show final settlement was acquiesced
in by the "attorney for the people,"
although State's Attorney Hoyne's
name does not appear in the records
and he knew nothing of the case.
5, That they have forced automo
bile speeders to make deposits when
arrested, instead of giving immediate
trials, and later entered a plea oij,1
guilty witnuui tiie miuwieuge oi tne;
offenders, and assessed the amount
of the deposits as a fine.
4. That in cases of the arrest of
slot machine owners, where the order
calls for destruction of the machines,!
they have put them, in a place for the!
owners to call for them at their con3
7. That in these cases the file enS
tries show the assessment of mfes of
$10 and'costs, while the docket showa
thp rasps wpra riismisriprt for wnnfr tit. fit-.
prosecution or a nolle prosequi enter-
ea witnout consulting tne state's at
8. That in cases of selling liquor'
without a license In. smaHer qTtan
tities than limited by law, they have
assumed final jurisdiction and assess
ed fines varying from $10 and costs io
$200 and costs.
BORE AND BISHOP
The Bishop of London has a ready";
wit. A tiresome, but important caller
was boring him.
"What a grand life a bishop's must
be!" cried the visitor enthusiastically.
"It may be presumption on my part,
but I should like to change places
with your lordship for just one hour
to experience what it must be like.J
m, exciaimea ur. Ingram, wim"
fervor, "I wish you could this very
moment!" ' f,
In her heart everv woman loves the- !
primitive man until he comes Into the7gi
house tracking mud ov.er the hard.-