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THE Dy BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran ,? Ussggas Tel. Monroe 353.
' Editor and Publisher. C . Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.1
VOL. 3r NO, 98
Chicago, Friday Jan. 23, 1914
LAND OF HAREMS HAS PECULIAR
COURT OF DOMESTIC RELATION
Mary Boyle O'Reilly Visits Ancient City in . Asia and
Hearst "First Suffrage?' Woman Works for-Wages
and Refuses. To Be Held By "aslope of
?V . Idle Works, As Is Allah's WiW' . ; '
BY MARY BOVLE: O'REILLY
(Copyright, 1914, by. the Newspaper Enterprise Assoqlatio
Damascus, Turkey-in-Asia.Jan. z.s.
At the eate of the Eriendiiwhence
starts the street called- Straight, a fstretohed, hands hidden in his-leeves.
Kadi waits to dispense quJustice.
The official interpreter-of the law,
gorgeous in crimson robe and green
turban, sits upon a carpet against his
cushions? About him stand the of
ficers of his petty courts a serike with
roll of paper and "pen case, -a sum
monenwith crooked sword a ques
tioner' holding a long club,- "And .all
about are the populace, curious and
"Nammar,. son of Khaldi,' called
he summoner. -
Next instant he krieeled and kissed
"Proceed!" commanded the judge.
"I have a. petition to make. Let;
Se entreat you- to help me in my dis
ess. O, Kadf, may you live forever;
may" your shadow never1 grow less!.
This-is the business of my coming,
Ifr iff business of great consequence.
Not I,, alpne, but many, men are.
stricken, -Permit me to open the sub
ject, of my grievances.
'T, Nammar, son of Khaldi, a true;
believer, affirm this woman, at whom
I point to be my wife. She sought
me out npt a- bargain. I read lovo