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TWO CENTS THE DAY BOOK TWO CENTS
THEY'LL PROMISE ANYTHING
TO KEEP OUT OF JAIL
He was willing, oh! he was willing
to promise anything! He would go
back to his wife, right away, love,
honor, cherish and support her as he
had not done in past.
"But I don't want him back," said
Frieda Hecker, 24, 1424 Berwyn av.,
as she stood before Judge Jarecki in
the court of domestic relations.
"He left me the first time six years
ago, just before the first baby was
born. He came back, said he had re
pented and I forgave him, and then
he stayed a few months and just be
fore the second baby came he left
again. I don't want him back."
"Then I'll promise to pay her $10
a week if you'll put me on parole,
judge," pleaded hubby, August Heck
er, "if you'll just put me on parole
and give me a chance."
August had just come from two
months in the Bridewell, served for
adultery. His wife hadn't seen him
for three years until she met him in
"Strange," soliloquized Assistant
State's Att'y Michael Rosinia, "these
deserting husband always awaken to
a realization of their wrongs and be
come suddenly desirous of making
amends when they see the prospect
of prison bars before them.
"The man, or so-called man, who
would twice desert his wife just be
fore she was to become a mother de
serves to stay in the Bridewell until
"What did you do in the Bride
well?" Judge Jarecki asked Hecker.
"Finished furniture," answered
"Warden Whitman has a lot more
furniture that needs finishing?" in
quired the judge.
"Yes," meekly bowed Hecker.
"Well, you better go back and fin
ish furniture and your repentance.
We can t lightly forgive the way you
have treated your wife and children.
One year in the Bridewell and $600
fine for him, Mr. Clerk."
By Jim Manee
There are so many things that we're '.
all cheated on
That are named in the food that
Say, can you imagine a real piece of
Appearing in "baked chicken pie"?
And what has become, when all's
said and done,
Of the clam in the famous clam
Or the bean in the soup, why it's
never been found,
Our wails should be louder and
When you pay the price for a regular
And then you get stung, blooie!
Remember the place and the next
time you call,
Just fool 'em, and order chop suey!
P. S. Nobody pretends to know
what's in that, anyway.
P. O. MEETING TONIGHT
Public Ownership league executive
committee has called a meeting for
tonight in Great Northern hoteL
Traction will be discussed. A plan
will be formed for action in city coun
cil and state legislature.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Close
strong. General list up.
WEATHER FORECAST O
Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday;
cold wave; lowest temperature to
night 10 degrees or lower; strong
northwest winds, diminishing Sun
day. Temperature Friday: High, 35;