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TALE DF A ATHINCJ SUIT
THAT'S SIDE SPLITTING New York, May 15. Does a perfect lady ever do her house work in a bathing suit? Magistrate O'Connor says she does not. And just to prove Jt, he soaked Miss Mary Finn $10, Mary, 34 years old, pretty, bru nette, plump, and artist by pro fession, appeared before Magis trate O'Connor, attached to Po liceman St. Angelo. Mary's sis ter, Margaret, was attached to the other side of Policeman St. -Angelo, and that limb of the law was considerably embarrassed. Margaret was quite conven tionalry dressed. But Mary's cos tume was very fetching. It was so fetching that it fetched a crowd of several hundred people in fron of Mary's home at 26 East Seventy-eighth street. The crowd fetched Policeman St. An gelo, who promptly fetched Mary and her sister before O'Connor. It was a blue bathing suit, cut decollette, very decollette, and with a skirt so short that It show-, ed off the mosj excellent plump ness of Mary'i nether limbs. They wereijuite good nether limbs, and they were covered more or less by silk stockings. When Magistrate O'Connpr heard the ri&t coming into Jus court', he looked up. Having once looked' up, he kept right on a looking. "What's the trouble; officer?" he asked. "Er-er that is -the young Jady; was creathig,a disturbance, your honor" said Policeman St. Angelo. "How was she creating a dis-' turbance?" inquired O'Connor, sternly. "Well well you see, your honor she" "I see," said his honor. "Young woman how came you to be dress ed in a in a bathingj?uit?" "Oh," said Mary, lightly, "I always do my housework in a. bathing suit. It's so light, and cool, and airy, as it were' "They were both dru intoxi cated, your honor, and they want ed to box ten rounds, in the street,' 'interrupted Policeman St Angelo. "What have s you to say to that?" asked O'Connor. "Oh, thatr said Margaret "Oh, that!" said Mary. k "Yes, that," said O'Connor. "Well, we just had a little ar gument, and this policeman butt ed in." J "$10 each," said Magistrate O'Connor, "where did vou sav you did your housework?" o o REAL SASSY. "Willie, do you always brush' . your teeth? ' ntr 'm. ... . . MNope. inere am t na hair on em.