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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 30, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 8',
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THREE DIFFERENT STORIES IN THREE DIFFER
ENT CASES IN COURT OF DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Should a man feel peeved if the
"wife of his bosom gives him all the
attentions he has been accustomed
to receiving for asolid week, send
ing him to work in the"morning with
a smile and welcoming him home at
night with another one, when all the
while she's waiting for someone to
ring the door bell and serve him with
a summons in a divorce suit she nas
filed against him?
Dbnald Howard thought he had a
right to feel peeved, according to his
attorney in the court of domestic re
lations, and when Mrs H. locked the
door so he couldn't get in after this
imposition he felt it was more than
cruel that he should be charged with
Mrs. Howard said she did it be
cause Donald only left her 50 cents
a day to feed him, herself and the
child, and he drafik too much. On
proving that his average wage is
$9.65 a week Judge Hopkins ordered
Howard to pay ?3 a week for support
of his child.
The two attorneys for Samuel Fin
kel and his wife were in court to re
port the failure of their William Jen
nings Bryan attempts. They blamed
the failure of the dove of peace to
light on the domicile on both parties.
The attorney for Mrs. Pinkel inti
mated refined cruelty on the part of
Samuel, but Finkel's attorney came
back with the allegation that Mrs.
Finkle had a "snippy" temper.
"A snippy temper, is a terrible
thing," Judge Hopkins agreed, sol
emnly. "It is, your honor," said Finkel's
attorney. "Your honot has had
enough experience to know that a
snippy temper can create a good deal
of discord. Now, about an allowance,
r am seriously worried that if Mrs.
Finkel is given any money for her
b'uppoit it will serve to make her ar
rogant and she will be still further
apart from her husband. I think if
the court will not make an allowance
in this case the wife will have to re
turn to the husband."
"Think it a good plan to starve her
into loving him?" asked Ass't State's
"If Finkel hasn't sufficient personal
blandishments to get her back a court
order won't make any difference,"
said the judge. "Let him pay her $6
Mrs. H. L. Roberts reported that
her husband hadn't worked for 15
months and drank all the time. They
have six children. She was willing to
give Roberts to anybody that would
take hint off of her hands, but when
he pleaded that she shouldn't let him
go to the Bridewell as he woulddie
if put to work in the clayhole, she ad
mitted that for the sake of the chil
dren she wouldn't like the disgrace
of having him die in the clayhole at
"You've got to get to work and
stop drink," the judge ordered.
"I'll get to work as soon as I can,"
answered Roberts, "but I'm a weak
man. I cannot work hard."
"Will you promise to stop drink
ing?" "Well, your honor, I must have one
drink when I first get up in the morn
ing," Roberts responded. "I have to
have it to cut the phlegm in my
"That's what's the matter with
your health," growled Rosinia.
"Don't you know it will kill you to
drink on an empty stomach? Suck
a lemon for your throat"
"I've been taking that drink in the
morning for 25 years," said Roberts.
He got thirty days probation to get
a job and cut out the ""loners."
Women and men of good charac
ter, but bad reputations, liable for
membership of Tomahawk club, sec
ond ward organization which stands