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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 17, 1912, Image 32

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the affection he bear,s fpr his son,
Mrs. Shrpntzis the daughter of
the oJd'cotfegejntete. ,
"I can't take her "back td my
home," said the young husband.
"I can't let her stay on this way.
I wish to have her go back to her
"Did Wrong," She Says.
"That is best," said the young
woman. "I have done wrong. I
don't know why I ever did it."
When the detectives walked in
on them while they were "seated
at the dinner table Warrington's
bank, roll amounted to exactly
$15.40, and he did not have a job.
Mrs. Shrontz had 24 cents.
Judge Henry K. Beitler, be
sides being judge of the Clark
Street Municipal Court, is a judge
of gin rickeys.
The judge qualified this morn
ing, though he hastened to ex
plain that his judgment was
founded on hearsay.
T, H. Mitchell, traveling pas
senger agent of the Queen &
Crescent Railway, with Offices in
Knoxville, Tenn., was before the
judge charged with violating sec
tion "2012" of the city ordinances.
Twenty-twlve is the disorderly
clause, and covers anything from
murder to walking crooked on the
streets. Mitchell was walking crooked.
When he reached Chicago he reg
istered at the Jackson Hotel,
Jackson and Halsted streets.
Being a gentleman from Tennes
see, by gad, suh, he .hunted a gin
rickey. He found one.
After finding one, he searched
for more. He believes he found
more. He isn't sure. The only
thing- he is real certain of after
that first drink is standing up In
court with the rest of the catch of
the police dragnet this morning
4 arid saving:. "Good morning-,
"What's it "about?" asked the
judge of Mitchell.
"About ten", I believe, judge,"
began the defendant. "Ten gin
rickeys," he hastened to explain
when the judge frowned. "They
were too many for me. Down
south I can stand them all right,
hut there is something in the Chi
cago product I was. never up
agafnst before."
"Do you mean that gin rickeys
are different here than they are iii
the south?" queried Judge Beitler.
"I reckon I do, your honor. No
more for me when I get out of
here as long as I am in Chicago.
And if your honbr conies down to
Tennessee I'll prove the differ
ence." "Invitation declined' returned
the judge. "You're discharged,
but confine yourself to straight
Lake Michigan until you are back
in Tennessee."
o o
"Do you approve of selling veg
etables by weight?"
"Yes, if you'd get more that
Pair tonight and Thursday for
Chicago and vicinity; moderate
to brisk northeasterly windsi

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