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ARRESTS, CONVICTS HER,
AND THEN MARRIES.HER
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Mrs. Rose Sutherland, Nee
San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 22.
A romance gr.owing out- of the
illegal sale of opium and the sub
sequent prosecution and convic
tion of Mrs. Rose Mentor, propri
etor of a Chinatown drug store,
reached a climax when a marriage
license was granted to Mrs. Men
tor and Fred A. Sutherland of
tile State Board of Pharmacy.
" Sutherland conducted the re
cent raids in Ghinatown upon vio
lators of the drug laws, and the
Jirst arrests made in the crusade
were at the store managed by
'The investigator called in per
son at the establishment and pur
chased drugs which were not per
mitted by law. He caused the ar
rest of Mrs. Mentor and her
clerks and in the police court the
woman pleaded guilty and paid
$500, 'fines for herself and clerks.
Immediately a romance sprang
up between the valiant crusador
and the victim of his prosecutions
and after a brief courtship the
Lacking the Spirit.
"Wanting the spirit, the letter
is dull indeed," remarks an officer
in Uncle Sam's army, who is a bit
of a philosppher -as well.
"An English drill sergeant
whose severity had made him un
popular with his company was
putting a squad of recruits
through the funeral exercise.
Opening the rariks so as to admit
the passage of a cotege between
them, the instructor, by way of
practical explanation, walked
slowly down the lane formed by
the two ranks, saying as he did
" 'Now, I am the corpse. Pay
attention !' ,
"Having reached the end of the
lane he turned round, regarding
the recruits with a scrutinizing
eye and then remarked:
" 'Yor 'ands is right and your
'eads is right, but you 'aven't got
that look of regret you ought to
'ave!'" New York Herald.
Mrs. McCullock, Chicago's fa
mous justice of the peac'e and suf
fragette, says there is no real
woman that woman is man
made. H'm ! Do we understand
the lady to indicate that man
made a mighty poor job of it?
Los Angeles women are organ
izing a literary society for the
mental up-lift of society men.
There's a job for you !