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* BID MAN? NO! -Jl UliE KOSTICN. In Remarktble Statement Says Law Should Not Prevent Criminali Bringing Children Into World. NEW YORK, April 10.—He stood be fore the Judge, convicted of theft. She sat in a seat behind him. In his eyes was worry. In hers there was that unexplain able longing of a woman to help a man—that thing that makes a woman love a man just because he needs her. His lawyer was pleading for him. “And, your honor,” be droned on, pompously, "in addition to my argu ments that this young man's sentence should be suspended, let me also add” —he smiled benignly—"er—let me also add that in this court room there sits before you now a woman who will wed this man and will make for him a home. The redeeming power of love" 'Stop,” said the Judge. “That's enough. I suppose that most judges would melt at the suggestion of matri mony. I don't.” “But—er—er.” came from the law yer. "This man is a criminal. He shall not bring any more criminals into the world.” The lawyer was nonplussed. He had run up against n new kind of Judge, Warren W. Foster, of New York. "I’ll suspend sentence on this young man. But, If he marries this woman or any other woman without my cou sent —without coming to me and prov ing that he can be a decent husband —l'll put a sentence of two and a half years in force against him right away. Don't you dare to marry, young man.” This dictum the judge gave, and Al bert E. Johnson left the court room broken hearted, his sweetheart weep ing bitterly. Judge Foster Is a bachelor, with grnv hair. He seems chivalrous and gentle to women and men alike. He was willing to talk about his action the next day. “I suppose I am going to be misun derstood.” he said to your correspond ent. "I'm not n crusty old bachelor. Yes, you may take a picture of me to prove It. “But I couldn’t let that young man PLAYTIME STORIES An Old Norae Tale. Once a long time ago a woman wont to hire an herdsman and she m**t a big bear. "Where are you going, old woman?" said Bruin. “To hire an herdsman.” said ah** "Won’t I do?” said Bruin. "Well, why not?” said the woman. "Do you know how to call the Hock? just let me hear.” “ Ow, ow,” growled the bear. "My, no: I can't have you!” the woman cried when she heard him say that, and off she went on her way. After a while she met a wolf. "Where are you going, old woman? said the Wolf. "To hire a herdsman.’ said she. "Won't » do?" said the wolf. "Well, why not; if you ran only call the flock; let me hear," said she. "T'h. uh,” said the wolf. My, no!" said the woman. "You'll never do for me ” After a while she met a fox. "Where are you going, old woman?" snid the fox. "To hire a herdsman,” said she. WINBTEf). Conn., April lU.—The toy telephone Hue that Johnny Clarke and htn slater Mary rigged lip between their father’s chicken coop and her bedroom caught a chicken thief the other night. IJftle Mary had said her 1 f 1 \ .* /ju^l I 1 W)^f * picouo) a_ Mft , / . , ' s ‘ r ' ' ' '- i ' w '‘' , * l S' Albert K. Johnson, oontlctrd prUonrrd Mho niu prohibited by- Jutlar Kwnter i from marrying. marry that girl, I know. They always think they tan reform men But when a woman loves she loves so deeply that she goes the man’s way. Bhe doesn’t fight against him to make him go her way. 'He’ll only drag you down.’ 1 told her.” And I found out afterward that the gentle judge had sought the girl and had consoled her as l*»Rt he could. "But there is a bigger thing than the romance of It —the broken ro mance,” continued the judge. “What about ihe children they would bring into the world? That's the biggest question we face today. Despite the .opinions of a certain gen tleman who has recently gone to Af rica. I say that we must see that chil dren are not born so promiscuously that many of tKem will be criminals. “As It is now the hand of the law does not stop the criminal, who hap pens to be out of Jail, from producing offspring!!. If he can find a mate he Is at liberty to raise ns large a family ns the processes of nature will per mit. They are cursed into the world. They are born with living souls. “Living souls must be either lost or saved in this world, and their fate is a tremendous question. It is terrible that this question of the fate of a living soul can be raised by a drunk en criminal In a moment of passion, after he bus beaten a weak woman into submitting to his brute cravings. ‘Wmcpc APC YOU GOING, OLt> WOMAN?*.ASKED BRUIN* "Why not have mf 1 " said the fox. "Well, why not?’’ said the woman. Toy Phone Catches Thief; Any Boy Can Build One prayers and wa» Just oozing off to sleep when over the clgur box and stove pipe wire telephone contrivance came a series of unearthly noises She listened intently, and soon was able to fix the disturbance as emanating from the chicken coop. She spread the alarm, and the whole family sal lied forth, en deshabille, armed mis cellaneously. They caught a bold thief In the very act of plundering the hen roost, captured him and turned him over to the police. Any boy and his sister cnn make as good and serviceable telephone outfit as that which saved the Clarke chick ens. It only requires enough wire nnd two cigar boxes. Get ordlnarv-sized cigar boxes, the ones that hold fj() cigars when full. Make a hole half an inch in diameter MARY'S HOME FROM COLLEGE—How Pa-Paw Got in Bad With the Dog THE DETROIT TIMES: MONDAY, APRIL :», 1909. ulnp #t%y # \sl;' ■ ■ JIDI.R WARRICK W. FOSTKR. "That was what I thought of when I decided the caae of the young man. "No man in his frame of mind has the right to make it possible for an other soul to be lost. "The question of whether meu and women have the right to bring chil dren into the world promiscuously is one of physiology. Most children are conceived un expectedly. "How careful breeding may Improve any race is shown in our horsea, dogs nnd cattle. It haa been shown, too, In the human race by the prearranged mating of a fine man and a beautiful woman, producing beautiful children. "How far wc> ran breed the human race in this way is a question. "But I do know that whenever we can prevent the mating of men and women who are almost sure to pro duce* weak, sick or criminally disposed children, we must do it.” "If you only know how to call the dock. Let me hear.” "Pil-dul-holom,” sang the fox in a clear, fine voire. “Yes. I'll have you for my herds man." said the woman, and she set him to he**d the flock. What do you think! The first day he ate up ihe goats; ihe second he ate up the sheep; and the third he ate the kine. Tiu* old woman was churning when she heard the dreadful news about her flock, and she snatched up some cream which was in the churn and threw it at the fox, who was running away from her. Ha got a dab of it on the end of his tail, and thai's the rea son why tha fox has a wh’te tip to his brush ever sinre. The first academy of aviation in Germany has been founded at Munich by the Bavarian Automobile club, which lias purchased an extensive tract of land and will build a big aero dome. OAflTOniA. Bun tbs Tto Kind You Haw Always BoujM B *-r Job Printing don* rl|hi. Tim** Print ing Cos.. 16 John R.-*t. Phon* 1498. in the center of each and then place them in each of the houses that you wish to connect, on a straight line with each other. Five pounds of stove pipe wire is enough to stretch the ordinary dis tance. Make a loop in one end and fasten it with a nail; then stretch It taut to the other box. supporting it where necessary with stout twine stretched to tree limbs, etc. If your mother won’t let you bore a tiny hole through the glass, so you can run your wire through the win dow into u room, ss Johnny and Mary Clarke did. set your cigar box up on the window sill outside, nailing It down to make It stout. Then your telephone Is complete. Try It nnd you will find that you can hear distinctly for over 4uo yards. A telephone like this, 200 feet long. :: Unknown Wives of Well-Known Men Mrs Robt. M. I.aFollette. wife of the senator from Wisconsin, has been called an ideal helpmeet. Just now she Is the busy associate editor of Isi- Foleite's Weekly, ihe magazine the senator recently launched. As she has helped her husband in everything else, she Is helping hi n In this new venture of ills. She con ducts the woman's department of the magazine, which Is proving u bright and entertaining feature. Mrs. LuFolette, who was Mies Belle Case, of Barlboo, Wls., before her marriage. Is an example of the type of woman best fitted to be the domestic companion of u public man. She Is a graduate of the t'nlversltv of Wisconsin and a post-graduate in law there, although she has never practiced. For 10 years she was pres ldent of the Emily Bishop league, an informal school devoted to health and self-expression. THE ROYAL COMPENDIUM By STUART B. STONE Ganley placed the Royal Compen dium of Literature. Science and Art upon the low- stone wall mid peeped through the Iron gate for inconsider ate dogs. Nothing stirred within the Immense park-like inclosure, however, and, taking up the heavy prospectus, he passed up the cedar lined walk to the big. Ivy-covered mansion. The quiet gloom of the great, brick house rather frightened hlni. but he needed funds for the final year at the tech nical school, and lie set hia Jaws. As he lugged at the old-fashioned bell knob, Ganley ran over In his mind the multiform merits of the nooks. Before the door had hal* opened, he was w’ell into his intro ductory statement: “Madam, I have here the most as toundingly complete compilation of facts, fun and figures the world has looked upon. The Royal Compendium comprises 32 volumer, 16.000 pages, with mapß, charts, flags of nil na i “Madam, I have *ere the most a*- toundingfy sumptuous and extraor dinarily complete” lions, the world's famous paint ings" A strikingly pretty girl peeped through the opening and interrupted “A book agent," she said most dis dainfully. The words stung young Ganley into tctlon and he answered quick as a flash: "I also desire to say, madam, that the Compendium contains a complete and comprehensive manual of etiquec Pill I will carry music played 30 feet away from one of the cigar box transmit ters. Ami it won t cost more than cents. flj £ • ’ < iand good manners; how to receive a gentleman at the door —how to be have in company—how to eat prunes t nd dance the schottische —the way to acknowledge an introduction —how to (salute your fiance” | ‘'Goodness!” Intenupted the pretty itnald: "Como In and I'll call father.” ! In another minute, Ganley found i himself in a prim, darkened parlor, trying to remember the table of rul* (rs of nations Rut where the king of j Abyssinia should have been in his jmlnd, the dark, dreamy eyes of the maid at the door obtruded, and he hud to pull himself desperately togeth er when the girl returned, accom panied by a red-faced, sturdy old yeo man. his good wife nnd an unneces sarily plentiful representation of youngsters. The girl seemed to en joy his bewilderment and smiled half mockingly, half-sympathetlcnlly. i "Now unwind," she commanded, j "You’ll have to listen fast, dad.” Ganley flushed. If she would mod; at him. ho would show Iter his grit land make the sale in spite of her. ' "This magnificent compilation ” he rattled off, "comprises ‘lVnvn on the | Farm’ and 1,000 other pathetic ballada, 099 receipts for making everything from asparagus soup to Zulu pudding, the lives of the wives of the presi dents. the language of flowers' “Hold on.” Intenupted old farmer, tie turned to the watching girl. "Any thing In these hooks about farming?” "Ask him,” prompted the girl, her cyet twinkling; and Ganley took tip the challenge. “Yes, sir,” he responded. "Who in • vented the cultivator —what to plant in dark of the moon—l,ool names for plow horses” "Walt," asked the dazed good-wife "What about embroidery, Fan?” The girl nodded further challenge "Everything, madam." assured Gan ley. "The famous drop-stltch. lock stitch and loop-stltch—perforated pat terns for stamping green wreaths on pink cheesecloth —a*» article on how Cleopatra learned to sew” "Anything funny, Tan?” piped one , of t lie youngsters. Again Fan dared with her d r eamy I eyes. I "You just bet," d-‘dared Ganle/ "Joe Miller's joke book —500 drum ; mers' yarns told on n freight train in .Arizona—the original story that made I the hyena laugh” "Well, I swan!” exclaimed the old ■ gentleman. "It's the beatenest book ever—what do you say. Fan?” j Ganley’s heart stood almost still, i He required the commission on only ■ three more sets to secure the covet ed degree. He was sorry now lie had | antagonized the girl; but she had af jfected him very strongly and he had desired to vindicate himself. But | when he looked up sin was regarding him very gravely, almost tenderly, it seemed. "Yes," she nodded. ‘‘Buy it, dad." "Write it down, sonny.” responded the farmer; and Ganley’s heart bounded. The girl spoke again. "And Uncle Henry’s family. They would be de lighted with so valuable a work.” The squire nodded "Put In oue for Hen, Buddie.” Ganley looked up at the girl In de lighted amazement. “And Aunt Elizabeth.” she pursued. "She dotes on books, you know, dad.” The old man grinned. "Put tha; down, too. sou. Fan gets what she | wants.” At the door young Ganiev, tremul oils with Joy, endeavored to thank the maid. "If 1 might come back some time," he pleaded. The girl smiled. "The Compendium." she reminded. "Burely that marvelous I book would guide you hack to our poor place." And Ganley wen f down the cedar- I Hned way singing In his heart. llcal playhouses LYCEJM. As “Merely Mary Ann" in Israel Zangwill'H stage adaptation of 111* storyette of that Mine, Mlsa Ka> Courteney nave Lyceum patrons, Sun •lay, an example of liei art at its heat Her portrayal of the simple. trusting, unsophisticated country maid, who, an servant in a Ixmricn hoarding house | learna to love Lancelot, a pour bu* talented composer la an effort worthy ;of any stage. In It Mlsa Courteney seems to put her whole soul. The emo ; tlonal demands are great, but ao are Mlsa Courteney’s resources. Miss Courteney had half the audt cnee In tears, Sunday afternoon, when the curtain fell on the par ..ing scene in act three. And the actress herself j was drying her eyes i.t she came from (the wings In response to the whole hearted applause that followed her touching exhibition. Zangwlll displayed good judgment, even though he was compelled to de part from the original tale, in adding | the fourth act, in which Ijuicelot and Mary Ann meet again on more even I terms. Mary Ann Is then n cultured i lady, while Lancelot has won wealth and fame as a composer, and though 'at Aral Mary Ann spurn* Lancelot’s (elated offer of marriage the old lovJ Its rekindled by a lender melody and | the curtain falls with the lovers id each other's arms. Without thin end ing the play would be disappointing to the average playgoer of the present day. Mr. Glaser's was marked bv the same painstaking care and pol ished efTort that distinguishes all his portrayals. Ellxa Warren's Mrs. Lead beater was moat faithfully don i, and the same was true of the Rosie of Belle D'Arcy. The other members of 'the company were well placed. THE WHITNEY. "The End of the Trail," a lively drama dealing with frontier life In New f Mexico some 20 years ago, fur nished plenty of thrills, and some really good entertalnmert, in the Whitney theater. Sunday. Strongly featured in the ad ion Is the well drawn character sketch of Carlos, half breed Apache, graduated from Car j lisle and West Poln*. but still subject 'to the overpowering love for fire, water which brought about the down fall of his race. Willis F. Jackson's | work In the part was all that could lie desired, and aroitnd this strong bit of stagecraft, the entire action re ! volves. The story is far from anew one. | The ranch boss Is murdered, and the . murder is charged to his stalwart ! foreman, who accepts the burden of the guilt to protect the heroine, □ gainst whom there is some circum stantial evidence. Hack of the murder is the story of a strange worahop | which the Indian has for the pretty heroine. He fears that the ranch fore man Is going to harm her, and shoots. t j Jn Society* j Milton A. Mcßae will give a free | illustrated lecture on "A Cruise About South America,” Tuesday, April 13, at 8 p. m., in public library branch No. 4, Field aud Agues-aves. Sidney N. the Detroit pub lisher and composer, leaves Monday for New York to attend a meeting of the American Guild of String Instru ment players to be held in the Hotel Astor the coming week. Mr. Lagatree will read a paper before the conven tion. Kappa Delta, an organization com posed of Detroit college students and alumni, will give its second informal party of the season in Straslnirg's academy next Wednesday evening The executive committee, Messrs. Lionel V’. Canon, Francis D. Hurley and Vincent M. Brennan, has gotten out a number of attractive posters' which are exhibited In several down town stores. Tickets may be obtain ed from the members of the executive committee, or from the entertainment committee, Messrs. McNamara, Col ford, Fitzgerald and Melvin. The Young Men’s association of the First Baptist church will give an even ing for friends in the church, Thurs day evening at 8 o’clock, when Frank Hurburt O’Hara will give a dramatic recital, “If I W’ere King,” with Inci dental music. .#• The marringe of Herbert E. Robin son and Miss Ethel Wurzburger, daughtor of Mrs. Bernard Wurzburger, of No. *jfi Alfred-st., was celebrated Thursday evening at fi oelock in the Hotel Cadillac. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Leo. M. Frank lin. The couple have gone east on a wedding trip nnd will bent home af ter .Tune 1 at No. 300 North Boulevard. Page Five The villain, an eastern promote?, takes advantage of the aftair to trra to accomplish the neath of Bruce Me* 1 Donald, the manly foreman. There lg|| a long seriea of tense sceuet, ending , most dramatically with the killing of <1 the villain by the Indian. ■ Jerome Brunner plays the hero l H 1 satisfactory mannet, while Florence 3 Johnstone showed rare good judgment 'll a» the heroine. Thu other parts were I well taken care of and the dranut J teemed to touch a popular chord. AVENUE Thu Champagne Girls sparkled j brightly on the stage at the Avenue, | Sunday, adding spice to a show tfeat | at timea threatened to go "staly** & Guy Coney Island" Is the name gs | the opening aklt. Just wnere the naige \ came front was not explained, a* J Coney island was never mentioned or shown in the scenery. The piece la from the pen of Charles Nichols, who f plays a leading part. A better named chorus ha* not bee* •] seen In the Avenue for *eveal weeks I than that of the Champagne Girls. Thg ] girls sing wel, dance cleverly, and In " the last act take part in military drill < that Is one of the hits of the perform* nee. During (he olio Honan and Kearney ' gave a line of talk that pleased a aeo* lion of the audience; Charles Nlcholg and company, Including Billy Ward, Marie Croix and Marie Fisher, present* ed an interesting sketch, entitled ' “Western Style;" Charles F. McEvoy worked off a few songs and alleged r jokes, and the three Armstrongs did | clever stunts on bicycles. GAYETY. Rather above the average in th* « Important matters of singing and 4 dancing Is the Hastings show in the Gayety this week. Viola Sheldon has a good voice, uses it well, and has an , excellent selection of songs. Her sing* y ing of a selection from Cavalierly Rustirana, with a male chorus, was A ■ welcome novelty. Edna Burnett also * sings well. The comedians this week are Tort f Coyne and Al Lewis and they run t® | the Irish and German varieties of fun. George Campbell and Birdie Brady, jugglers, are worth going to see. Th® x hit of the olio, however. Is Mile. Alda, . who poses artistically In bronze effect,' her scenes following famous sculp* * ♦ ures. Mildred Flora has been seen here before In her wire-walking turn, * The chorus girls of this troupe are 'nil of ginger and keep moving all the time, particularly the ponies. Th® 2 "Dance of the Temptress" is Interest* / Ing and very like some other dances with Oriental setting and music. Fri day night there will be a chorus girls' contest. Though gas and petroleum engined were unknown in Japan ten year* ago, they are now used by about 15 per cent of that country’s manufacturer* for motive power. ADVICE TO THE LOVELORN Better Write to Her. Dear Miss Fairfax: I am 22 years of age and love a girl of 20. She is a very nice girl, aud many years ago I loved her dearly, but now my love has grown cold. She lives in 'Europe and 1 live in New York. We parted as sweethearts, and she still keeps up writing to me. I have answered all her let ters up to a few months ago, when I said I did not care to have her writing to me any more. She does not seem to heed what I write, but keeps on sending her letters and photos. Do you think I could learn to love her again if she were to come to New York? She is about a head shorter than I am. and that is one of my reasons why I would not care to have her for for my wife. Kindly advise me what to do. Shall I write to her or try to forget her? She has very good habits and comes from a good and respectable family. S. W. K. I think you owe something to th 9 girl and her family, and the chances are that If you saw her your lovw would revive. You should not hare made love to her unless you intended to be true to her. The only objection you state Is an absurd one. If you do not intend to marry her you had bet ter write and say so at once. Tho chances are that some other man will be only too glad to take your place In her heart At a (ost of $r».000 the government will erect on the brink of Grand Can yon of the Colorado a monument In memory of John Wesley Powell, for mer director of the geological survey. Ip recognition of his services as a sol* rii<r. explorer and scientist.