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money. I did not manage very
well, I'm afraid.
"Whiie the money lasted, and
I was able to buy nourishing food,
it was all right, but when the
money went, and iThad to go back
to the old long, dreary hours of
sewing, I began worse again.
?When I went to the doctor the.
next time, he told me thaj the
only chance of life I had was to
gp tp Colorado. I went to Mr.
Lydon and asked if he could help
me get there. He gave me $25,
and sid. it was all he cpuld afijprjej.
"T saw in the papers soon after
a picture of the splendick new
ycht, Lydonia II, which Mr. Ly
don had just bought. It was very
beautiful. It mus,'t have cost hun
dreds of thousands of dollars.
"I got ba.ck from'Cdlorado last
May. Since then rqy health has
beep very poor. I have called on
Mr. Lydon perhaps five times.
He never. was in.
f'The last time I ewnt there
was Wednesday. They called the
police. The police took me to the
Harrison street station, and a
doctor there examined me for my
sanity. Then I was released.
"Since I have been "back here
this tirne, I have 'been followed
constantly by detectives. I think
they are fro'm the firm of Mc
Guire & Whj'te." f
When The Day Book tried to
find Lydon today it was just as it
was with Mrs. Matthews,.' Lydon
'wasn't in." The Day Book ask
ed when Lydon wqs likely to be in
"Ohj'you never can tel,3' said a
secretary. "Sometimes he isn't
in all day, and sometimes he drops
in and out." ,
When The Day Book -suggested
that Lydon did not take much
interest in his company, the sec
retary was shocked.
'"(Oh, my yes? he said. "Mr.
Lydon, you know, is president of
Mrs. Maftljews lives in a bare
little rented room at 3831 Calu
met avenue. Lydon. has a splen
did home at 431 Grand boyle-vard.
NOTABLES NEXT WEEK
- WashingtonOct. 5. Charles
P. Taf t ,brbther of the president ;
Roger Sullivan, Democratic hoss
of Illinois; Chrjes D. Hilles,
chairman of the national Republican-committee,
md Medill Mc
Cormiclc, Roosevelt leader in Illi
nois, will be the star witnesses
before the Clapp investigation
committee: next week.
Charles R. Crane, of Chicago ;
fqrmer Senator Nathan B. Scott,
West Virginia; Mattljew Hale, of
Boston; Charles Edward) Russell,
of New York, and Louis Ham
merling, of Standard Oil', will also
be calle'd. '
Willing to Oblige.
Little James, while at a neigh--hpr's,
was given a piece of bread-an.d-butter,
and politely said,
''That's right, James,' said the
lady. "1 like to 'h, ear little boys
say 'Thank you.' "
"'Well,' rejoined James, ,fif you
want to hear me say it again yoii
might put some jam on it."