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Posted: March 22, 2014 at 5:02 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO March 22, 1914 “Where tears and pleading often fail, music hath charms,” was clearly exemplified in Police Court yesterday morning when “Jimmie” Collins appeared before Judge Fred Isgrig with a courtly bow, pulled a flute from his inside coat pocket and played “Have a Little Pity,” a melody that mellowed the judge’s countenance into a smile and paved his way to freedom little the worse for his experience the night before, when he was arrested, charged with being drunk.

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