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Three week's, ago, the girl re
turned to Chicago. At the depot
a woman agent of the Travelers'
Aid Society picked her up, and
she was sent to the -Girls' Home,
2119 Calumet avenue.
The young girl found the life
of thehome incurably dull after
the life of glitter and shame of
Gary, and so she ran away Sun
day, September 2.
She was sent to church with
another girl that night. Instead
of going to church, both of them
went to Riverview park,
There they met 'Stewvart J.
Stern, 23, of 2906 Palmer avenue.
He told them he would find a
room for them. Stern later pick
ed up J. R. Cornell, 1649 Walnut
These two took the girls do the
- King Edward Tiotel, Paulina and
Madison streets, where the .whole
party was arrested. ,
The girl's brother came to Chi
cago former today, and she is now
on her way back home ruined
FACES MURDER CHARGE
New Yprk, Sept. 11. -Mrs.
Rosa Menschik Zzabo died by
strangulation and not by drown
ing. ' This was the report of the three
physicians who performed the au
topsy on Mrs. Szabo's body.
Burton W. Gibson, the attor
ney who was with Mrs. Szabo
in. the boat in which they were
capsized, will be charged with her
murder before night.
' Gibson is'now under guard of
two detectives. They slept with
him last night, and followedthfm
to his office downtpwn today.
Gibson still protests his inno
cence. " He already has decided
on his defense.
"When Mrs. Szabo was going '
down in the water," he said to-,'
day, she threw her arms, around"
my neck. She dragged ;ne down
I had great difficulty in breaking,
her hold, Perhaps this is howshe
was strangled." ;
Gibson's home is in Rutherford. ;
When he arrived at thestatiori to ;
take the train to the city today,
there was a big crowd waiting to)
get a glimpse of him. He posed
for a dozen pictures by newspaper.
District Attorney Rogers, of
Orange county, is ready to apply
for a warrant for the arrest of
Gibson for the murder of Mrs
Szabo. He is only waiting to get'
certain, evidence reduced to affi-'
The casewill be put up to Spe
cial County Judge Herbert, C.
Royce. Rogers will use ogJ
enough evidence to have Gibson
held to the grand jury.
After Mrs, Szabo's death, Gib-
son produced a will leaving all her
property to her mother, and mak
ing him executor of the estate.
Soon after he produced a legal'
paper making it possible for him
to get his hands on the money. ',
This paper was signed with the"
name of Mrs. Szabo's mother.
Mrs. Szabo's mother then had,
been dead two years.
The sudden and mysterious'
deaths of two other clients of Gib-i'
son are being investigated.