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WANAMAKER'S" DAUGHTER ' !S
BRIDE OF GUERNEE MUNN
The announcement of the marriage
of Miss Mary Louis Wanamaker, the
daughter of Rodman Wanamaker, to
Guernee Munn of Washington came
as a great surprise to many of their
QARPENTERS' CONFERENCE OFF
Carpenters and material dealers
failed to come to any peace terms at
their conference, which has heen
declared off for a while. The men
may get, together soon again, how
ever. The' Sash, Door and Blind Mfg.
ass'n have joined the boycott brigade
of material and lumber dealers.
The boycotters are having trouble
iin forcing independent material deal
ers into refusing to sell to indepen-
TELLS JUDGE HER CHANCE
CAME TOO LATE
Delma Ferguson is a girl of the
streets. Foreseven years she has been
a social outcast For seven years she
has engaged jn- the profession of
walking the streets that some man
might notice her.
Tuesday she flirted with a good -prospect
Beneath his coat lapel was
a star. He took her to night court
instead of to a hoteL
When Judge Williams looked into
the girl's face, he thought he saw
there innocence and virtue not en
tirely vanquished. It is Judge Wil
liam's rule to give a deserving girl a
chance. He decided that Delma had
a good big chance.
"I will remit your fine of $100 and '
find employment for you if you will
promise to reform," he told her in a
It was then that judge and court
attendants received the shock. The
"You are kind," the girl told the -judge.
"You mean well and: want to
help me, but your offer comes too
"For seven years," continued the
girl as her eyes filled with tears, "I
have been a bad girl. There is no -
other future for me. I must be bad
till my day is done. I cannot reform
now I must - continue being bad.
Years ago I might have quit, but not
"Do not try to make me a good -girl.
Do not pity me. Fine me. I .
will call up a bondsman. He will pay
you the fine and "I will repay him '
when I can earn" the -money."
And she returned to the street to -earn
the price of her fine.
o o - ;
School girls of Berlin must not
carry their books in a- handbag, but
in a knapsack on the back. The
minister of education declares that
carrying books in handbags is likely
to lead to curvature of the spine and
derangement of internal organs.