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SIGNS OF A BREAK IN
LOOMING UP BIG
dorothy arnold is
living at her own
HOME, IS CLAIM
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL.3, NO. 165
Chicago, Saturday, April 11, 1914
JUDOE AND PROSECUTOR SAVE GIRL
FROM HEAVY HAND OF THE LAW
Prosecuter Reker Refuses to Prosecute a Saintly Sinner,
and Judge Hopkins Sets Her Free Another Low
Wage Victim of Department Stores
Human sympathy, encouraged by
Judge Hopkins and Prosecutor Geo.
L. Reker, often creeps into the Morals
This great qiiality was displayed
by these: men in deahngwith Mar
garet Smith, a. young waitress, who
faltered at the crossroads" and then
took the wrong path.
Officers of the law brought' her into
court and fold the judge they 'had
found her living with a man to whom
she, was, not .married in -a house at
Jackson- and Sangamon, streets.
Fomhe evidence .introduced by
the hardened police it-seemed -the
same world-old story of the Magda
lene. But something, in the look of
sfiame that Reker discovered Jn her
downcast eyes aroused tkie prosecu
tor's curiosity. She looked like a
penitent school girl standing there in
court, among the usual court char
acters. "We caught her living with a man.
named Wm. Burns.JShe's a new one,
I guess. "We've never seen "her be
fore' droned the poh'ce officer.
She looked up at the judge and
there was a look, of pain in her sea
blue eyes. She looked so much like