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TO THE BRIDEWELL OR HOME
THAT IS THE QUESTION
The testimony of a girl in morals
.ourt Friday resulted in order from
'udge Harry Fisher demanding that
the two policemen come into morals
court Saturday and explain" some
thing of their conduct on duty and
the game of rhummy that is said to
progress in the bridge house.
Elsie Williams, who says she is 19,
married and visiting here from Mil
waukee, and who was in morals
court today on a charge of soliciting
Fred Werner, 34, 1946 N. Lincoln st,
said she was introduced to Werner by
a policeman while playing cards with
the policemen and a bridgetender in
the bridge house.
"Bring in the policemen," ordered
When the judge was about to pro
nounce sentence on Werner, Werner's
wife stormed into court. She had
just found out And Werner, who
was a bit belligerent toward the
court, wilted when Mrs. Werner
landed into him.
"We buried our child only a few
weeks ago," cried Mrs. Werner, "and
there's five children at home to raise
and bring up to be good men and
women, and look what he does.
"Just wait until I get you home!"
"But you're not going to get him
home," interposed the judge. "Both
of them are going to the Bridewell
for six months each."
"I should worry," said Elsie very
"I don't want to go there," mut
"I'd rather have him tibme," said
Mrs. Fred. "I can teach him a les
son, and who'll feed me and the five
children if he's sent to the Bride-5
Judge Fisher will reserve final de
cision until tomorrow.
Dr. George Clarke Cox, New York,
editor Nat'l Service Magazine, speaks
before City Club of Chicago on "Uni
versal Training and Service as Pro
posed in the Chamberlain Bill," at 2
p. m., in Lounge. Rev. Timothy Stone
LOWDEN APPOINTS FIVE
Gov. Lowden's appointment of
Charles H. Thome to be head of the
public welfare bureau is a sign that
the governor isn't handing the spoils
politicians what they as for. Thorne
is chairman of the board of directors
of Montgomery, Ward & Co. and his
acceptance of the post means that
the sort of politics at work in Chi
cago preceding the Sachs suicide will
not go under Lowden.
Omar H. Wright, president 2d Na
tional bank, Belvidere, 111., is named
to head finance department of state;
Former Judge Leslie D. Puterbaugh,
public works and buildings; W. H.
Stead of Ottawa, trade and com
merce; Dr. C. St. Clair Drake, now
secretary of state board of health,
the public health bureau.
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