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warrant when the; time comes."
The other witnesses In the' case
were disposed of rapidly. Erb
stein did nqt fight with any of
them. ' "1.
Erbsteln (in closing address
for prosecution) : "Your "Honor,
I must call your attention to the
nature of this defendant Taw-awn
"He ii a! yello wcur, one of the
mongrels that slinks along the
streets in the dead of night, see
ing what garbage he can find to
fill his voracious belly.
"He-is a man without any re
spect for the courts. He thinks
that every time he is arrested it
is so much more advertising for
himself and his disgusting busi
ness. He has boasted that he has
too much money to be convicted
in any American court.
"I call your attention to his as
sociates, who also are his wit
nesses to Levy the miserable,
wlitf is a man black in everything
but his complexion; a man who
sleeps with this negro. .
"I call your attention to Hart,
a man whom Johnson with his
money raised from the bum
"1 call your attention to Roth,
a bench-warmer who came into
this court and swore falsely for
this yellow cur in regard to an
occurrence he could not possibly
have seen, a man who allowed
himself to be bribed by this1 yel
This was only Erbstein's be
ginning. From this point he
worked up to a climax wherein he
called Johnson every name foe
could lay his tongue.
"As for Hart and Levy," -he
said at one time, "they are scarce-.
Iy worth talking about. Sd 'idr "
as 1 can make out, they appear to
be Bearers of the Royal Cash and
Royal Pink Socks." t -
At the end of the battler-John
son was knocked Sown for the
count with a ,$50 fine, as Judge
Goodenow raised Kid EdbstehVs
CALLS IT THE WEDLOCK
" OF BLACK SLAVERY ,
Washington, Dec. 12. Rep
Roddenberry, of Georgiaj, yester
day demanded a constitutional
amendment prohibiting the mar
riage of whites and negroes, froitf
the floor 'of the House.
"We have heard much of slav '
ery in the South," he shouted
"But in all the years of Southern ,
slavery there never wals such bnn
tality, such infamy as the mar-,
nage license "authorizing that ?
black African-hruite, Jack John
son, to wed a white woman and -u
to bind her in the wedlock of
black slavery. j
"1 denounce thatjpa'rriage, and -I
denounce the authorities of Chi-
cago for permitting it. v
o o 1
Alfred R. Goldman, 2137 Gar
field blvd has filed a suit'againstr
Mr. and Mrs. Simon Antler, his?
father-in-law and motlier-in-law.
Wants $50,000 damages. Claims
they deprived him of companion-!
ship of his wife.