Chicago, June 15. - Officers of the "West Chicago Avenue station declare that no punishment is tco severe for Mrs. Bertha Swan?on of S65 Grand avenue, who left her three small children at home to starve while Ehe went on a drinking carousal with "friends." Louie, agea 7; Mabel, aged 5, and Sigria, aged 3, were rescued by neighbors Monday, after having been imprisoned in the house since Saturday morning without a morsel to eat. The sufïerings of the two children were terrible, and they were so weak when taken to the station that the services of a physlclan were necessary. The mother called at the station in the evening and was under the influence of liquor. She was promptly arrested and locked up.