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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 28',
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THE UPS AND DOWNS
BARED IN OUR
"The female is more deadly than
the male," according tothe poet's
gentle lay. It may not be the truth
in every case, but sure enough it
turned out yesterday.
"The attentions of this man to my
daughter, Agnes, who is but a girl
of 18, must cease," said Mrs. Emma
Kaliszkowski, 1635 N. Ashland av.,
of Joseph Balonis, 950 W. Monroe.
"My daughter -wishes naught to do
with him; he has of his own lips ad
mitted he is unable to support her
and there are others who seek her
out. To him she has written letters
that she wishes no more to do with
him. But this day she said to me
that so little is she interested in the
fate of him that she would not ap
pear in this boys' court to testify
against him, but told me to appear
instead and ask your honor that she
be let in peace." ,
"I will let her in peace," said Jo
seph, and he reached into his pocket
and drew forth a postal which he
handed to Judge Fisher.
The judge read it amid eloquent
"I will not order this boy to keep
away from your daughter," said the
judge. "If a girl wishes a man to
leave her alone she is able to make
him do so without any action of
Then he handed the postal back
to Joseph. It was from Agnes and it
asked that Joseph meet her next
"How can you doubt me, good and
honest sir; I traveled eight long years
upon the beat, and toiled " "One
moment, did you say a copper and
you toiled? You surely must be suf
fering from the heat"
"I was a hard-working policeman
for eight years," said Wm. Joyce,
1142 W. 35th st, as he stood before 1
OF LIFE THAT ARE
Judge Newcomer in the court of do
mestic relations, charged with non
support "Halt!" said the judge. "Hard
working and a policeman?"
"He was dismissed from the force
for over-sleeping," said his wife.
"Some hard work in the Bridewell
would do you good," said the judge.
"He has a pull and he don't work
when he goes there," said the wife.
"When he was there last "
"I worked," said Joyce, "but I was
suffering with rheumatism, so they
put me serving soup."
"Six months, with a recommenda
tion that you go to the rockpile,"
said the judge.
"Will you wait until I advise them
I am coming so I can get word to my
friend and won't have to go?" asked
But the sentence stands unless
Joyce lands a job driving an ice
"Who's loony now?" is quite a fa
vorite quip. We have it asked of us
almost every day. Psychologists and
others let it slip, but we never heard
it put before this way.'
"Yxu are all of you on the verge of
insanity," said Judge Newcomer
after listening to the testimony in
the case of Edward Gierschke, 3829
N. Paulina st, his mother and his
wife in the case of nonsupport
"You, Gierschke, say you don't
care to go to church. Any one who
doesn't care to go to some church
has something wrong with his mind.
You, bis mother, say you only go to
church when you can listen to a bal
anced man. Balanced men are no
more common than balanced wom
en, and if you only go when you can
hear a balanced man you will not go
Gierschke's mother, accused of
carrying out the mother-in-law inter
ference joket said she thought, they