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a social life of a church and give their
spare time to its endeavors. The
church they selected, as a matter of
interest, happens to be one that will
force the closing of a theater they
now frequent for their amusement
if the old ordinance is enforced.
. They joined the church.
r Apart from the privilege of listen
ing to a lecture each Sunday on
Christianity, for which they pay in
their contributions, they gained noth
ing more. .They were not made one
of the select clique of the congrega
tion. When the wife was sick for
many weeks in bed no one visited her
' uutil more than six weeks passed, and
the pastor did not call at all, though
the husband advised him of his wife's
illness. Their desire for a social
church life and religious activity re
sulted in their occupying seats
among indifferent strangers and put
ting contributions on the plate.
You won't drive people to the
churches until the churches are hu
manized, even if you close all the
moving picture shows in the city,
and you won't hurt the churches by
keeping moving picture shows open
within 200 feet of a church.
It seems to me that much better
than enforcing this ordinance would
be its repeal.
WOMAN DOCTOR GUILTY ON
A woman abortionist was found
guilty of murder yesterday and if her
- att'y's motion for new trial is over
ruled she is subject to a prison sen
tence from one year to life.
Dr. Eva Shaver performed an op
eration on Lillian Giovenco, an 18-year-old
bride, more than a year ago.
The girl died in horrible suffering.
Dr. Shaver is also under indictment
in connection with the death of Annie
Johnson, who was found shot in her
home on last May 28.
Five hurt when auto of Dr. J. T.
Brinkley, 561 Surf, was hit by street
par. Brinkley baby my die.
MANUFACTURERS' NEWS HAS
ITS COMIC SUPPLEMENT
Evidently the editorials of the
Manufacturers' News are written
some time before they appear in
print, for in this week's issue there
is an editorial endorsing Judge Elbert
H. Gary for the next president of the
"He typifies the progressive in
dustrial spirit of the country," the
magazine states. "He has always
kept in touch with the trend of
thought of the masses and if he were
the chief executive the ship of state
would be directed safely through any
storm and the welfare of all the pas
sengers steerage and first class
would receive equal consideration."
Gary was recently indicted by a
grand jury in Youngstown, 0.,
charged with conspiring to keep
down the wages of the laborers in his
steel mills. The statement that "he
keeps in touch with the trend of
thought of the masses" is true. When
the workers of Youngstown rioted a
feW weeks ago Gary increased wages
10 per cent at the rest'of his steel
COP, PROSECUTOR AND JUDGE
Ed Mackey, a chauffeur, was
brought in before Judge Heap,
charged with intoxication. City Pros
ecutor Freundlich and Policeman Ja
cobson of the Clark street station
both demanded that the judge fine
"Drunken chauffeurs are a men
ace," they said.
Mackey was fined $15 and costs.
When he went over to the clerk to
pay it the policeman saw tears in his
eyes and asked him what was the
matter. Mackey said the fine would
take his whole week's pay and his
wife would suffer for his spree.
The policeman told the prosecutor
and the prosecutor told the judge.
The judge remitted the fine and
Mackey took the pledge.