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HUSBAND TURNS THE TABLES
AND WIFE LANDS IN JAIL
Wife, if you contemplate throwing
figurative stones at your hubby in
the court of domestic relations, be
sure you don't live in a glass house.
Lydia Reichstag, 1840 -Larrabee
st.,- cast a rock or two at Husband
Richard in domestic court yesterday.
She said he beat her, got drunk and
would not support either her or their
When Mrs. Reichstag finished her
story it looked black for Richard, but
Richstag pulled up his pants legs
and won his case so completely that
Mrs. R. is due for some instructions
in spring housecleaning at the Bride
well. "There is nothing but dirt at our
house," said Reichstag. "Run a fin
ger over the table top and you'll
make a gutter In the soil Mrs.
Reichstag never works, she never
does anything but go to the movies
and sit by the front window and flirt
with street car conductors. She sits
there making eyes by the hour, every
"She won't cook for me, she won't
clean the house. The whole place is
dirty. I'm dirty.
"Look at .this underwear!" he sud
Reichstag rolled up his trouser
legs and exposed the legs of his un
derwear. They were coal black from
The wife here changed her tune.
When she was telling her story she
insisted she loved her husband, that
she wanted him to continue to live
with her, but wanted a court .order
requiring him to give her so much
per week. Now she insisted she did
not want to live with him, wanted
nothing to do with him. ,
Judge John Stelk leaned over the
bench and sized things up, including
the husband's underwear.
"I can tell who is right and who
is wrong here," said Judge Stelk.
Then he told Ass't State's Att'y
Michael Rosiiiia to swear out a war ,
f rant against Mrs. Reichstag, charg
ing disorderly conduct. Rosinia
brought her to immediate trial. She
was fined $100 and costs, which is
equivalent to 212 days in the Bride
Richard was released.
U. S. PREPARES FOR TROUBLE
ON MEXICAN BORDER
Washington, March 29. While re
alizing possibilities or trouble from
Germans gathering in Mexico, au
thorities declared today the govern
ment is prepared adequately to cope
with that situation.
Sporadic outbreaks and border
raids are the most to be guarded
against Indications, are against any
real military danger.
Reports to the government show
conclusively that a great many Ger
mans have been and are still fleeing
to Mexico. Reports indicate concen
tration at Torreon. But all this flight
does not mean that they are prepar
ing to fight this country. Many are
fleeing in fear of internment
THURSDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS ,
Dr. J. H. Greer lectures on "Evolu
tion" at Hobo college, 917 W. Wash
ington blvd., 8 p. m.
Prof. Jaroslav J. Zmrhal, sec'y of
Bohemian Nat'I Allance of America,
speaks before Press club of Chicago
at luncheon, noon, on "The New
State Faqtory Inspector Oscar F.
Nelson and Att'y Jacob C. Le Bosky
speak on "The State Safety Law as
Proposed by the Building Trades"
before Bridge and Structural Iron
Workers' Union No. 1, 808 W. Van
34th ward Socialist party meets in
interest of Morris Seskind, candidate
for alderman, at Bohemian" Turner
hall, Lundin av. and 26th.
Lansing. By 92 to 0 vote, Michi
gan house passed bill which provides
machinery for enforcement of state