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MEN TAKE NOTICE! THERE'S AN ARTICLE IN TODAY'S PAPER THAT'S fOR GIRLS. ONLY THE DAY BOOK N.T Cochran, Editor and. Publisher. 398 - 500 South Peoria St. Tel. Monroe 353. VOL. ?, NO. 142 Chicago, Saturday, March 15, 1913 ONE CENT MRS. XLARKSON ,TO GIVE HUSBAND CHANCE TO PLEAD FOR HER FORGIVENESS Pastor's Wife Who Ran Away with Thief She Didn't Love Quite Willing to Let Bygones Be Bygones Says " All ihe Trouble Was Caused by Her Eyes. Mrs. .Mabel Clarkson, the woman who ranjawaV-fromvlier pastor hus band and Aye. children with, .a thief, was released' by .the Milwaukee po lice today. And, she is icbmlng- rightback, to Chicago? to -give her husband, the Rev. Nestor K'Clarlcs'ona chance to. ask her to. forgive him "for letting her run away with O.wen D.'Conri, the thief. -. , 'Clarkson says he' may forgive 'his 4476 Choctaw avenue, trying to "fig ure out whatJs the. duty' of' a Chris tian and a minister, of tbfe gospel to do .under sucn circumstances. Clarkson says, hemay fogrive his wife if she is. properly repentant. Mrs. Clarkson says she is repentant, "because she didn't have at all a, good time after running ayay with Conn. But she isn't going 'to ask her ius band to forgive.her. She expects him to ask her forgiveness. Conn recently-was arrested in. San Francisco, and under the gentle urgings of a third, degree Sweating, confessed to' a long listpf burglaries. .Also, "he boasted of the women' who; bad loy.e'd Idm,. naming' Mrs. .Clarke son and Mrs. Katherine M. Pope, of Detroit, in particular. He told how he first saw Mrs. Clarkson .in the county jail in Chi cago; how she immediately had fallen in love with .him, and how she ha'd ,leftv.husband arid children to- elope with him. Also, he declared that Mrs. Clark sori.had instigated, a -number of his robberies and had profited by them. It was this! last that led the San Francisco police to -ask the Milwau kee authorities to arrest Mrs. Clarke son. ' - , In Milwaukee, Mrs. Clarkson was found living in poverty under her maiden name of Mabel. D. Ott. After she had told her story, the JSan Francisco p"olice decided they did not want her and wired Milwaukee to, re lease her. v Mrs .Clarkson's story differed al together from that told by Conn as to her adventure in love. ; "I never was in love with Conn," she declared. 'T never was in love with any man except my 'husband, and iny love for him d(d not last very Jong, , Kb