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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 03, 1912, Image 10

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be cut out and preserved in every household where religious feeling"
In taking these pictures the United States government co
operated to secure official sanction and aid of the authorities , in
Palestine anoT Egypt. The works of eminent biblical students and
- the paintings of the world's great artists were studied that every de
tail might be accurate, every scene authentic.
See the first picture in today's paper, "Mary as a pjrl at Naz
areth." There will be 2Q in all. No -other Chicagorpaper can print
them, though they will undoubtedly :be seen in the moving picture
theaters of this city soon.
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St. Louis, Dec. 3. For the first
time in the history of St. Louis
a priest will act as an attorney in
''the circuit court here.
Father David S.w Phelan, pastor
of the Church" of Our .Lady of
Mount jCarmel, will 'defend' Ber
tha Wi Fischer whose husband
has charged her with, improper
conaucj m a divorce sun.
Mrs.jFischer is only 18years
old. She was deserted "by her
husband and is penniless. 4
"I have never practiced law,"
said Father Phelan today"but I
am goihg to defend (that,girl. -
"She'; is only a child, and she
is too poor to employ an attorney.
The charge against her is too hor
rible for words.
"I know Mjs. Fischer, well. She
was born and brought up in my
parish. Her father and her
mother werelbotrTmy parishion
ers. "I -don't intend to call any wit
nesses. I don't think it will be
necessary. I shall let the husband
present his evidence, and then
shall' make my address to the
When the case was called
Father Phelan was prepared to
defend Mrs. Fischer, but the"
court intervened, declaring the
young woman should have--legal
counsel. An attorney was then
appointed by the court and the
case continued for thirty days.
''The levee officially dead came
to life again last mVht " The
"Officially" dead is right 'Un
officially the levee never wasso
doggone dead as some people -tried
to make out.
Hereafter the chief requisite
for getting a job as clerk or bailiff
of the Municipal Court will lie in
being a Democrat.
Outside of the Examiner no
one seems to be worrying much
about that terrible McLaughlin
Buildings Materials Co.
Apparently another trust news
paper thug or tw6 has gone out
auto banditing.
Some of those European na-
tions will make Willie Randolluf -
Hearst ashamed of himself if they
keep up their bluffing.
Apparently the first job of that

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