Looking Back


100 years ago

Chicago. - A thread of romance spun fifty years ago between the lives of John Goode and his then girl bride, was broken when the white-haired couple stood tottering before the bar in the court of domestic relations. It was the little, bent old woman who first quavered out her story. “I guess John and I’ve come to the parting of the road,” she began. “And – and, judge, we - we were married fifty year ago - fifty year ago.” The old man raised his head for a moment. He looked at Judge Gemmill with apology. “You see, judge, I am a poor man, now. I sell chewing gum on...

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