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BENNIE FOUND JUDGE WASN'T
FOOLING HE'LL BE GOOD
Contrite and humble of heart, Ben
nie Shedron, 812 S. Paulina st, re
turned to court of domestic relations
today and asked Judge Hopkins for
a chance to be good.
Bennie -was first brought into do
mestic court last Monday, charged
with failure to contribute to the sup
port of his nine children. His wife
testified that he belonged to a chess
club and squandered his wages at
chess and poker.
"Will you promise to stop gam
bling and care for your family,' Ass't
State's Att'y Rosinia asked him.
He would not promise. "If I can't
make enough money at my trade of
painting to support my family I will
go out and hold up some one," he
Judge Hopkins offered to parole
him, but he would not listen to it.
He declared he would make no prom
ise to be good.
ami Today he begged permission to
plead his case in court. It was
"I thought you wereust "fooling.'
I thought it was all a' joke," he told
the judge. "Let me go. I'll be good.
I'll take care .of my family. I'll do
He was let go on his "promise.
GARMENT STRIKERS' TAG DAY
Money given'the taggers who stand
on all principal corners today will go
to the treasury of the striking gar
ment workers. Girl strikers are
doing the tagging.
Late reports from taggers were
most encouraging to the strikers.
Chicago men and women are freely
looseningtheir purses to help the des
perate stragglers against the greed
of an employing clique that refuses to
grant the workers a living wage be
cause they fear it might reduce their
Sentiment favoring the strikers has
grown even stronger since the Chi
cago Church Federation and the
Women's Church Federation of Chi
cago have each come out unqualified
ly in favor of public financial aid for
the strikers. These federations each
represent nearly 400 churches.