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A Woman's Spite

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One of the queerest mamfestations o feminine rnucor that we have heard o lately is reported from Koehester. 1 married woinau named Maggie Connors announced to a policeman that she wa about to steal a pair of shoes in order to be sent to th penitentïary! Heendeavored to dissuade her, but she carried out her iutention by pilfering froin a store a pair of rubber over-shoes. With this trophy in her possesBion Maggie male her appearanee at the jjolioe office and entcred a oomplaint against lierself. Bcmonstrance was useless. Shc declaied that if not convicted and sent up sho would eommit some other crime. So a fine of $10 was imposed, with the alternative of sixty days in the penitentiary. And then the motive for this strange perfoi manee eurue to light. Tue wonian liad been quarreling with her husband and cliose tliis metliod of wreaking vengeanco upon him. It is to be hoped that Mr. Connors will refuse to pay the fine, aud Jet his ingenious spdoso Berve out her sixty days at hard "labor. - Troy Times.


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Michigan Argus