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1 most too good for little Mollie I
want fo marry."
"Don't be in a hurry, dear, perhaps
something will turn up that, like your
first episode with Chadwick, will take
you off your feet"
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
DID EVERYTHING SHE COULD
FOR HIM EVEN BEAT HIM UP
Mrs. Virginia Davis, 32, 3826 La
Salle St., was sure she had done
everything a good wife could do for
John T. Davis, 47, a railroad "poh
tah," when she told her story yester
day in the court of domestic relations,
and Judge Hopkins heard her through
to the end -with sympathetic Drompt
ing by Ass't State's Att'y Bailey.
And then John spoke:
"She done chase me wid two guns
and she throwed my clothes o'ut of
de house jest 'cause she says I ain't
a fashion husband for her. She wants
a man as it better appearing. Ah is a
back number. She said she wants a
promisin' lookin' man and hits me in
the haid with a tumbler and Ah gets
a cut, and Christimas time when Ah
didn't get big tips Ah brings in $5
an' she says, 'Dat all you got nigger?
Ah ain't goin' to live wid no nigger
dat brings me only $5,' and Ah didn't
leave, so she won't leave me sleep
in de bed, and Ah sleeps on two chairs
and in de mornin' she gives me 5
cents to git my breakfas' and car
fare. Den she puts me out and Ah
been suppohtin' her, but Ah figgers
she ain't 'titled to no suppoht"
"Discharged," said the judge.
A black man was arrested for horse
stealing. When his day in court
came the charge in the indictment
was solemnly read to him.
"Are you guilty or not?" asked the
prosecuting attorney .
The black man rolled uneasily in
his chair. "Well, boss, he finally
said, "ain't dat the very thing we're
t about to try?"
JUST A STORY ABOUT A GIRL'
AND ANOTHER ABOUT A CLOCK
A $5,000 clock has arrived at the
home of J. Hog Armour in Lake For
est, and, according to rumors, it will
illuminate and decorate the top of the.
garage. After nightfall it will be
It has been whispered the reason it
will be located on the top of the ga
rage is that it possesses several sets ( T)
of melodious chimes which peal on
the quarter hour. Who cares if the
chaffeur is kept awake.
In the morals court yesterday Helen
Schneider told the judge how she had
entered the underworld.
"I came here from Germany six
years ago," she said. "I worked in a
restaurant for $5 a week. It. was
Christmas and I saw beautifully
dressed women come in, eat and
then count big rolls of money. I
asked one of them how she saved it
all. She looked at me and laughed.
'Try to be straight a little while
longer, kid,' she told me. I did.
Mother wrote me and told me she
needed some money. I went out and
earned it. I kept on earning it. Two
years ago I went to Butte, Mont
From there I came here and stayed
at 24 R? 23d st, where I was caught
I have sent $400 home to my mother,
judge, and my father was killed in
January and my brother was killed in
Russia two months ago. Just a lit
tle while longer, judge, and 'I will earn
my passage back and be a good girl."
Judge Uhlir looked at the girl with
shrewd, kindly eyes. "I am going to
continue this case to think it over,"
he said. The courtroom rustled again.
FASHIONS AND FADS
The smartest tailored suits' are un
trimmed. The braiding and button
ing and ruffling has been overdone,
and now the tailored maid insists on
a return to the severely plain lines
that are really the correct lines for a
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