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normal caiS an environment which would give her soul a "chance to de velop. And for the girl who has erred through love, we would have to find a women whose heart is big enough to enable her nor just to forgive but to love and protect and guide. And those things are in the distant future when we reach a better state of civilization that we now enjoy. But it seems to me that if fines must be administered they should not be imposed on these girls, who, to quote City Attorney Reker, are only "weak things who have drifted alo'ng," but they should be imposed on, first, the proprietors of these houses where girls t take men they pick up on the street, and, second, on the owners of such property who rent them and in mtfst instances rea lize that they are renting them for phrposes of gain through prostitu tion of women. , Certainly the girl who' comes into court, often brought there by some plain clothes man who went to .con siderable trouble to trap the girl, even leading her on until he could get the evidence that she had not supplied inany case he witnessed, should not be' fined so that she must go on the street to make up the money only to be trapped again and to get deeper into the mire of fines paid and bor rowed and borrowed and paid, until there isn't any hope for her ever to get out of that mire. And that is what the "present sys tem of fining women of the streets is doing. o o EVIDENCE OF GUARD. CRUELTY GIVEN AT DEATH CASE Evidence showing the cruelty of guards at the Dunning insane asylum was given yesterday at the trial of George Sandusky, a guard, who is being "tried on a charge of having been responsible for the death of Charles Hoenicke while the latter was a patient at the asylum. Sandusky's defense is a slap at an-1 t Other guard. "I didn't do it," ho said. Jacob Mueller did. Mueller is one of the star witnesses for the prosecution. "I'll tell the story," Sandusky said yesterday. "I was busy in the back room with one of the patients when I heard sounds of a struggle. I went out and found Mueller choking and kicking Hoenicke, who was on the floor. I told Mueller to quit and he did. A little later, however, I heard further signs of a struggle and I rushed out again. Mueller was at tacking" Hoenicke again, and by this time Hoenicke appeared to be in pretty badf shape. "Mueller asked me not to say any thing about it. But I was afraid something would happen and didn't give any promise." o o MOYER PREDICTS RENEWAL OF MINERS' STRIKE LATER r Denver, Col., April 14 Hunger and privation defeated the striking copper miners, according to a state ment issued today by Charles H. Moyer, president of the Western; Fed eration of- Miners. "We want to make it plain," he said, "that these men and the West- ., ern Federation capitulated not to the mining companies, but to a near fu ture that promised nothing but hun ger and privation. April found the striking miners facing an ultimatum of the mining companies that, on May 1, general evictions from the company houses in which they lived would take place, leaving them'with out shelter. More serious, indeed, was the fact that, owing to the long drawn out struggle, then organized workers and friends whose liberal contributions had made the fight pos sible, found it necessary to discon tinue their financial support-" Moyer predicted a renewal of the strike later. o o The average ..man's conscience sets a pace that he has to be in con- , stant training to keep up with. ) "