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wondered why women very seldom
ask the man as to his standing. I
know many vital questions they could
ask. In many instances it would not
better the union a bit. If the truth
was told I think -it would rather hurt.
But not to recapitulate the whole
thing. Suppose we take both sides
of the question, and it is all equally
laid bare, question for question. What
would the result be? Charles O. J.
Lindholm, 1554 Highland av.
CONCERNING LAW. Before stu
dents of the law can assume the
fiduciary relation of attorneys and
councellors they must furnish evi
dence to the proper authorities that
they are of good moral character and
qualified to properly represent their
The complexity of the law makes
the services of a lawyer frequently
necessary to people of all classes for
the proper protection of person and
The nature of the lawyers work
makes misrepresentation without the
knowledge of the client very easy,
therefore, very dangerous. To safe
guard the people the law has placed
the conditions named upon the prac
tice of the law. A license from the
supreme court is evidence that the
owner is proficient in the knowledge
of the law; and, even though he
might otherwise be tempted to be
dishonest, he wffl not be guilty of a
breach of trust because of the prob
able loss to him of the benefit of his
many years of study by the revoca
tion of that license.
Why, then, Is the bureau of per
sonal service of the United Hebrew
Charities permitted to give legal ad
vice, conduct negotiations between
litigants and frequently even repre
sent them in court witnout these
necessary and proper qualifications?
What assurance have the unfortun
ate poor who come to them that these
unlicensed attornevs will not cause a
miscarriage of Justice' Are not the
laws Intended to protect the poor
and Ignorant, as well as all others? sy
And Is it unnecessary for those who
make a business of charity, to comply
with the law? Harry G. Wexler.
"PESTERING COPS." Regarding
the lady who was formerly an inmate
of a disorderly house and who Is now
leading a straight life, my advice to
her is that she obtain the numbers
and precinct from these molesting
officers and pay a visit to the city hall
on the 6th floor, where she will find
the civil service commission.
There she may state her case in
full and that will soon put a stop to
pestering cops. In my opinion this is
a free country and one may live
where they choose and, furthermore,
he who is without sm let him cast the
I am sure pestering cops are not
without sin. Let them arrest the
crooks and murderers and they win
then do justice. M. Louise Cuthbert
1329 Clyboum av.
GOLDEN TEXT, No. 4. Leo Xm.
(Letters, page 127) : "The church is
wont to take heed that no one is
forced to embrace the Catholic faith
against his wilL"
Golden Text, No. 5. Rev. John A.
Ryan, Everybody's Magazine, April,
1914, page 542: "Dr. White intimates
that Giordano Bruno was burned at
the stake because he propagatel the
theories of Copernicus; but the rec
ords of his trial show that he was
executed on account of his peculiar
theological opinions. C. H.
BE A SPORT. In answer to T. S.
S.'s question, "How much is a man
entitled to know about a girl before
he marries her?":
If marriage is a lottery, why not be
a sport and take a chance on the
lucky number? Don't be a piker.
Anna M. Gunderson.
It's all right to take things as they
come if you only know what to do