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Doesn't that express your feelings
Then let us not be misled by the
attacks on our Mexican policy so
long as it is as near peaceful as it
may be under the present critical
Let us not help the aggressivists to
pull any of their poisonous chestnuts
out of the Mexican fire.
A MOVIE SCANDAL
Deaf mutes have again been shock
ed by reading the lip motions of act
ors in moving picture plays, films
which were thought to be highly
proper and edifying. If the lines
which the actors speak are as naugh
ty as the deaf mutes say they are, the
talented company should quit making
movies and get a Broadway engage
ment in the spoken drama. Puck.
SOME FAMOUS NEVERS
Never count your chickens
Never trump your partner's ace.
Never talk back to a policeman.
Never strike a defenseless woman.
Never feed your neighbor's cat
Never go to sleep on a railroad
What the raven said.
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Cigar store Indians
THE PUBLIC FORUM
A CORRECTION. I must ask
The Day Book kindly to correct its
two misstatements in regard to the
Socialist candidate for alderman in
the 19th ward that she is "an aris
tocrat" and that she has "lots of
money." Neither of these statements
is true. Ellen Gates Starr.
THE SHAVER CASE. I note
with much interest The Forum arti
cle written by a Dr. Miller.
This is not written as an answer
to the article signed by Dr. Miller,
who was a witness on behalf of Dr.
Shaver, but in order that you may
have the true facts relative to the
case tried and the other indictments
voted against Dr. Shaver.
This case was tried by a jury and
the defendant was represented by
three attorneys, all of whom ad
dressed the jury in her behalf.
Lillian Gevenco, as it appeared
from the testimony, was a young girl
of about 17, who had shortly before
been married to a young man em
ployed as a peddler or coal teamster.
Her husband appeared in court in
the clothes which he wears when
occupied in earning a living. He tes
tified under oath of the facts and
circumstances concerning the death
of his wife from an illegal operation.
Lillian Gevenco, before her death,
made a dying statement, and in this
statement stated the circumstances
and cause of her death from an ille
gal and criminal operation. This
statement was signed and witnessed
upon her deathbed.
Numerous witnesses testified with
regard to the condition of the pa
tient prior and up to the. time of her
What I am particularly anxious to
convey to you is this: That notwith
standing so serious a charge, with
evidence so overwhelming on behalf
of the state, the defendant, Dr.
Shaver, did not take the stand and
deny one single word which, wag