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But the fact reniams'tbat he did ruin
this one good little girl.
That he" and his kind are a menace
to your little sister and to mine, and
to your daughterannot be disputed.
Personally, I would rather expose my
sister to contact with a physical leper
and take a chance that her health
would prevent her contracting the
disease, than to expose her to a moral
leper and wait with bated breath to
see whether it lay in his power to
And neither your little sister nor
mine, nor your little daughter, is safe
from contact with the moral leper so
long as the moral leper" is permitted
If we isolate our physical lepers
because contact with them is un
clean, then why do we not isolate
the moral lejpets, whose brand burns
scarlet through the life of the wo?
man they touch?
30 JUSTICES OF PEACE MUST
ANSWER TO OWENS
As a result of a three months' in
vestigation by State's Attorney Ma
clay Hoyne thirty justices of the
peace have been ordered to appear
before County Judge Owens next Fri
day and answer charges of malfeas
ance in office and conspiracy to ob
While Mr. Hoyne would not divulge
the names of the men it is 'known,
that they are all in neighboring -cities
in Cook county. According to Hoyne's
statement the principal charges are:
1. That they have arrogated to
themselves final jurisdiction in felony
cases, where they have no jurisdic
tion, and have settled felony cases
without consulting the state's attor
ney. 2. That they have taken money
for settling felony cases and entered
nolle prosequis and paroled offend
ers without consulting the state's at
torney. 3. That when convictions have
have granted motions for new trials,
and then have dismissed the cases for
lack of, jurisdiction in consideration
of a monetary settlement.
4. That in many cases the files
show final settlement was acquiesced
in by the "attorney for the people,"
although State's Attorney Hoyne's
name does not appear in the records
and he knew nothing of the case.
5. That they have forced automo
bile speeders to make deposits when
arrested, instead of giving imrifediate
trials, and later entered a plea or
guilty without the knowledge of the
offenders, and assessed the amount
of the deposits as a fine.
6. That in cases of the arrest of
slot macfiine owners, where the order
calls for destruction of the machines,
they have put them in a place for. the
owners to call for them at their con
venience. 7. That in these cases the file en
tries show the assessment of fines of
$10-and costs, while the docket shows
the cases were dismissed for want of
prosecution or a nolle prosequi enter
ed without consulting the state's at
torney. 8. That in cases of selling liquor
without a license in smaller quan
tities than limited by law, they have
assumed final jurisdiction and assess
ed fines varying from $10 and costs to
$200 and costs.
,BORE AND BISHOP
The Bishop of London has a ready
wit. A (tiresome, but important caller
was boring him.
"What a grand life a bishop's must
be!" cried the visitor enthusiastically.
"It may be presumption on my part,
but I should like to change places
with your lordship for just one hour
to experience what it must be like."
"Ah," exclaimed Dr. Ingram, with
fervor, "I wish you could this very
In her heatf every woman loves the
primitive man until he comes into .the
house tracking mud over the hard