The minutes fly fast in idle, time
killing talkr Finally, the. prisoner's
face grows serious. "Please tell the
people .at home" he begins, mean
ing obviously the larger family who
will follow his fate in the press.
"Tinie's up," announces a gendarm
curtly. We rose immediately.
"It is fate," says the interpreter,
not unkindly. Porter Charter bows
unsmilingly "truly, yes, Signore,
and as .usual, self-inflicted?.'
The American boy, Porter Charl
ton, self-confessed murderer of his
wife sketches of his crime at Lake
COURTS PLAY WITH THE TRIALS
OF. STRIKING WAITRESSES
Twelve, girls have been arrested 92
times in front of Henrici's restaurant
for picketing in the last three weeks.
They hare been with their lawyer in
three different courts on nine sepa
rate occasions trying to get a trial on
the charge of conspiracy. The courts
and Judges "and all the Cook county
machinery of the law has so far been
against their getting a trial.
Ethel Shannon and Marie Ulrich
were arrested in front of Henrici's,
while picketing at noon. s
"You look like a mbther and yoUj
ought to be hqme washing dishes,"
Miss Shannon remarked to Mr.s Mary
Boyd, the heavy policewoman who3
made the arrest r
From the resinous substance col-
lected by bees from the buds of trees j
and used by them to stop the crevices
in hives a new antiseptic dressing for
wounds 1s being made, .
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