LOOKS LIKE THE DOVE OF PEACE
MAY BE A CROW
For slapstick comedy it had a Key
stone movie lashed to the mast. It
was a riot, a row and a wrestling
match pulled off between Stanley
Janos, who loves his wife, and the
"missus, who was scared that he in
tended to kill her.
Stanley got his first inning before
Judge Rooney and he said he had
been driven from home by the star
boarder, who objected to Stanley
feeding the dog coffee and bread in
stead of beefsteak.
Mrs. Janos said that wasn't so. It
was a case of too much mother-in-law.
For 13 years they had gotten
along fine, until Stanley brought his
mother to Chicago, and then mother
suggested that she should be boss of
the house, and wife replied that she
was first boss and Stanley was sec
ond boss, and there wasn't room for
any more bosses and mother would
please mind her own business.
"She jabbed me in the head with
the scissors," said Stanley. "I can
show the doctor bill where I got it
fixed. That was four years ago."
"Sure I did, judge, and if somebody
was chokin' you wouldn't you jab
them with scissors? He gave me
only coffee and bread, and I told him
I should have more, and he said I
should eat 'til I bust He promised
to take my life, and everything that
I done for him, made him shirts and
his clothes and all, and you can see
what a good shirt it is.
"I made my necktie," said Stanley.
"It's all the boarder. He pays $1.25
for his room and he don't pay for
eating, but she always cooks some
extra so he can get some for noth
ing. Am I to feed a star boarder that
sits around in the library all the .time
"If she puts the star boarder out
of the house, are you willing to go
home and provide for her arid for the
children?" asked Ass't State's Att'y
Josjnia, to whom the missus had.
been unburdening her troubles while
Stanley appealed to the court.
"Sure, I am," said Stanley, and to
prove he was he made a rush at the
missus, tried to grab her with a half
Nelson and give her a kiss, but she
struggled and they struggled and she
protested and Stanley insisted until
Judge Rooney called them to time.
The case was continued until Aug.
27 for the star boarder to be removed
and peace reign over the domicile of
Stanley and the missus. But as it re
quired the persuasion, physically and
verbally, of the bailiff to remove Mrs.
Stanley from the court, the while she
appealed for protection against the
promise of Stanley to kill her, it
looked as if the dove might turn out
to be a crow.
$6,000 PLUM GOES TO VIRGINIAN
IcwttS r Cwili&B. IHR BMH
Hay will succeed Judge George W.
Atkinson of West Virginia, as judge
of the court of claims of the United
States. The nomination by Presi
dent Wilson of Hay, former chair
man of the house committee on mil
itary affairs, was a surprise. Hay
will get $6,000 a year, and in ten
years will be permitted to retire with,
full pay. He is 65.
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