It was only three days ago that Judge
Pancoast placed Anna in her father's care. Her mother, he
was unfit to care for her. The child had accused her of being a
Anna was pleased by the decision. Her eyes glistening, her blond
tresses tumbling about her head, she joyfully walked from the
courtroom with her dad- the man who promised to be good to her.
soon was disillusioned. The father and mother, who had been
estranged, took up their lives together again. The girl was
taken back to the home at 1401 Rose
Street, the home she had been ordered from more than two
became even worse than before. In her story to Mrs. Walsh last
night, Anna declared that added to the abuse of a drunken mother
was that of her father, Ignatius.
finally, on Wednesday night, her parents beat her and threw her
from the house.
went· to the home of an aunt, Mrs. Minnie Blake, of 1213
Lansdowne Avenue, who cared for her until last night when she
again sought out her benefactor of a few days ago.
to Sergeant John
Garrity and Patrolman Edward
Suski, the child's parents had been drinking last night.
remained at the home of the aunt until today and Judge
will make another decision as to who shall have her custody.
Correct Spelling is Raczkowski
** Correct address is 1402 Rose Street