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ana sent her reeling hysterically from
Judge McDonald, who was hearing
thfe case, ordered a recess until the
afternoon session 4f court. The
woman was placed in the. "bull pen."
And then, while the lawyers were dis
cussing what they would do with
their vicitim, they were Interrupted
by a shot from the "bull pen."
Alllrushed in and found Mrs. Chan
dler dn the floor. A revolver was in
her hand. She was bleeding from a
dangerous wound in her breast.
'It'was my first offense," she cried
whfen she recovered consciousness.
"Ttwas penniless at the time. I was
hungry. My clothes were worn and
shabby. It was near Christmas time.
I -saw the furs. Something xsame
over me. I picked them up. Then I
'iThe disgrace, the disgrace; It was
too much for me. I never was In
trouble before. I could not stand it.
I wanted to end it all. I tried to kill
myself. I hoper I have succeeded.
"I've been out of work. I've tried
to find employment. I'm 32, but I
look older. Because of my size (Mrs.
Chandler is a large woman) no one
seemed willing to give me anything
tasdo. So I decided to aie."
Fdr three days she hovered be
tween life-and death at the county
jaM. ' In the meantime the prosecu
tion tried to square itself with the
paoHo by saying they had intended
to.parole the woman.
Mrs. Chandler and her friends be
lievpdthe Marshall field people would
keep their promise. So they made
arrangements for her to go to "Wis
coaeto, where she might forg6t the
disgrace and also recover from the
bullet wound. It was planned to send
hen there as soon as she was released
from 4he hospital
jflJhia morning the case came up
agates The woman was half dragged,
half carried into court. Then, to the
shock i3f every one present. Marshall
Field again demanded their revenge.
eye for an eye." The woman, broken
in strength and spirit, collapsed when
Judge MtcDonald bowed to the will
of Marshall Field & Co. and sent the
woman to the House of Correction
for three months.
So this afternoon, with the pain of
the bullet still racking her, Mrs.
Chandler will be carried away in the
REDLIGHT DISTRICT RAIDED
A threatened re-opeaing of the
"line" brought a squad of Funkhous
er men into the old south side'levee
district last night. Several arrests
were made. Heavy fines resulted.
Officers Busse and Johnson of the
morals squad hid in the basement of
a house at 2221 Dearborn st and
Tvatched the movements of women
along the street.
Anna Belle, taken from a house at
2216 Dearborn, was fined $100 and
costs. Y?m. Meyers, arrested .with
Laura Brown and Goldie Yates at
2222 S. Dearborn st, -drew a fine of
$50 -and costs. The girls were assess- -ed
$10 and costs each.
A dozen others from the "dead"
levee were brought into court and '
some were fined while others had
their cases continued. A raid under
the lead of Officer Riendeau routed
out nine people from -the "auiet"
boarding house district along Indiana
NEW HOPE FOR LEO FRANK.
Washington, Feb. 2& Declaring
that the trial court which sentenced
Leo M. Frank, Atlanta, Ga., to death -for
the murder of Mary Phagan, fac
tory girl, had no jurisdiction because
of mob violence tolerated during the-
trial and the absence of the prisoner
rrom tne court wnen tue veralct was
given, attorneys for Frank argued
Yesterday before the sum-eme court
that their client should be releaefed
from custody. The court ia consider
ing an appeal from the refusal of the
federal district court of Georgia t
They quoted the law of Moses, "An 1
Interfere in the caw