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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 11, 1912, Image 12

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- New York, Jan. 11. Mrs.
Keith Donaldson paid no atten
tion to a coi.t order that she set
tle a $612 taxicab bill. She went
to Europe instead. But when she
I V Vary. ) l
Mrs. Keith Donaldson
got back a deputy called at her
hotel to arrest her for contempt.
Then slie agreed to pay $50 a
month on account.
"Mrs. Donaldson inherited $1,
000,000 in 1906 when she was
21 andwhen she married Keith
Donaldson, a broker, the same
year, was known as the "million
aire ibr-fde.- :r ---
She obtained' a Reno'divorce In
1910 on charges of cruelty, de
sertion aru non-support. Here's
her description of what followed
the court order for her arrest:
' A perfectly nasty lawyer came
to my apartment and he had-with
him a horrid sheriff ttiTnk of it,
a sheriff! They said they had an
order for my arrest because I was
fn contempt of court in something
they said was a supplementary
proceeding. I didn't know what
that was, but it - was a perfectly
horrid thing -for the lawyer man
to do, ancfthe sheriff was just per
fectly dreadful, you know.
"I called up my lawyer right
away -and he came up-there while
'those men waited, t told him I
was sure the bill had been paid by
my father, but. I didn't have any
receipt and my lawyer said I
shouldn't pay it again and we'd
go to court and fightf it, but you
know how it is-: I simply wouldn't
go down to the court and T said
I'd rather pay it ,all over again
than do that."
Much Colder
Generally fair, but
occasional cloudi
ness tonight and
Friday. For Chi
cago and vicinity:,
continued cold; low
est temperature to
night about l2 degrees below
zero ; moderate to brisk northerly
Be kind to everybody even
your wifes 'relations, 3?- - s--t

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