Clipped From The Indianapolis News
ra-qaeat -le-t SAY FATHER MADE THEM TURN OVER WAGES AND DO WASHINGS Agscrtini- Agscrtini- that he had forced thsra to.trrrn ever their wages to him and to help fcim with washing after they had come home from their places of employment, Florence, Carietta and Effie Tetero, sisters, appeared appeared in city court Wednesday - afternoon as prosecuting witnesses against their father. John PeUro, 225 Keystone avenue, who was charged with assault and battery. Petero asked that the case be continud so that hj xaight hare time to subpena witnesses to present his side of the case, and the request was granted. ' ' Tbe aaeaalt and battery chart; aa;ainat Petero resulted from a complaint complaint by "Effle. ace nineteen, who teetifled her father struck her with his fist and whipped her with a strap because ah refused to do a washing he had taken in for her to do. Petero pays th rent and grocery bills. Carietta, ace eighteen, said, with the mooay aae and her' rtsters a!ve bim. Carietta aald she works for the Indiana Bell Telephone Company and that she grlves ber father ail her wrc. Florence. tf fifteen, raid she grave him the wages sbe receives ss aa employe of La, Ftrauss fc Co. Kffle aaid she worked in a rcftaaraot after doing; the housework and helping; helping; with the washing for money to buy her clothes. Tbe two younger girls said that on Sunday and before ana after worklor hours tber heloed do the washings melr father takes In for them to do. The girls aaid their mother died year ago and they also care for two small brothers. Marry, age eigrbt, and iw iucnaro. are ttre.