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AMERICAN WOMAN IS. POPULAR
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Mrs. Paul Bartlett
Her husband was until recently a
member of the American embassy In
Petrograd, where she was very popu
lar, but as Europe is no longer a
pleasant place to visit she is spending
this summer at Lake Forest
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What is this move for a dual pur
pose cow, asks "old subscriber." It's
a cow that will give all the milk possi
ble and then beef about it
You can flatter a dame- by calling
her a 'tvision," but don't call- her a
"sight" j. l. ' - ' '
T.IS HE'OLD ENOUGH TO STAY OR-
YOUNG ENOUGH TO GO?
How old is a man at 50? Is he so
aged that he is entitled to the com
fort of his .own fireside whether his
family want him or not or is he young
enough to get on his high-horse and
stay away if he isn't wanted at
The case of Meyer Cohen, 2346
Walton st, charged with wife aban
donment in the court of domestic re
lations, brought up this question.
Meyer is.de trop at home. Att"y Kor
shak painted a pitiful v picture of
Meyer while Meyer stood at atten
tion looking sorry for himself.
"This man is 50," Korshak plead
ed, with tears in his voice. "If he is
not allowed to remain at home, where
will he go? He is an old man and he
wants his own fireside."
"How old is he?" asked Judge-Hopkins.-
"Fifty? You don't call that
old, doou? I don't understand .his
attitude. It is very apparent he isn't-i
wanted at home. Why dpes he per
sist in going there when he knows itr
creates a disturbance and you say hej
is so-badly abused? Why doesn't he
Meyer was discharged on the wife
abandonment charge and a new war-
rant sworn out for the non-support
of his six children. J
John Whitfield, 65, pleaded old ageA
for his failure to support his wife and.
"I am 65," he said, "and this is, the'
first time I have been arrested in my;
life. I have done the best I could.
My wife made me leave the house and''
the children have turned against
"You left yourself," said Mrs. Whit
field, "and you took all your clothes"
"I only took my oyercoat to sleep
in a barn as Jesus did. It kept my
feetwarm; I haven't 30 cents to my
John was ordered to" get ijob and-
.pay his wife $5 a week ;i