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THIS PORTER MUST "TIP" HIS
WIFE 4 "BEANS" A WEEK
Just because a Pullman porter au
tomatically makes up berths, fetches
bottles of warm milk for babies,
blacks your shoes, brings you a card
table and reaches out his itchy palm
to be greased at the end of the run
doesn't mean that he is without ro
mance. No, sah! '
John H. Williams revealed this yes
terday in the court of domestic rela
tions. John is a regular breaker of
hearts and he likes "chicken" girls
best, according to the letters shpwnJ
Judge Sabatn by Annie, wile 01 John,
who declares he doesn't support her.
"Ain't no reason why I should sup
poht you," said John. "She splls
booze to boarders."
"Where's she got the booze?"
State's Att's O'Reilly asked.
"Dat's what I'd like to know," and
John's white teeth flashed in con
trast to his ebony countenance.
"Tain't true," Annie denied. "He's
got wimmen on the brain. He hada
white sweetheart and I looked her up
and he gave me a beatin'. He's got
another one.in Jacksonville, Fla., and
lots of women. He wrote in dat
letter dat he loves de chicken wim
men. "How much do you earn, John?"
asked Judge Sabath.
"Twenty-seven dollahs a month,"
"I don't mean your wages but your
tips." - -
John remained non-committal, so
the judge ordered him to pay Annie
$4 a week.
"Suppose I loses my job," John
suggested, with a speculative light in
his eyes, after a, few moments' think
ing. "You pay the ?4 anyway or you go
to jail," the judge answered. "You
aren't going to lose your job, John."
Mrs. William Stevenson, also col
ored, came in to report that her hus
band was working since she had him
in court and she thought they would
get along all right, as did several
"That is one of the gratifying fea
tures," Judge Sabath said. "It gives
me a lot of satisfaction when the
come back and report that things ar
going well. Often all they need Is ar
little advice and domestic tangles arr
straightened out." li
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WINNER IN TUESDAY'S FIGHT '
He Whipped Eddie McGoorty
Hudson, Wis., Last Night
WO HOLD "PRISONERS' BALL"
The "Prisoners' Ball," for the ben."
fifit of political prisoners of Russia
wil lbe given by the Anarchist Red,
Cross of Chicago in the West Side
Auditorium, Sat., March 6. Scenes
representing prison life under the
rule of the "Great Bear" will be
SHE DESERVED THE LICKING! n
New York, March 3. There are"
limits to the service extended by ser-'
vants in the most fashionable hotel.
Miss Ruth Waters of Phila. asked the'
cigar clerk in the Biltmore to lick
'stamp for her. He refused.