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Mrs. Gannuccio tried to find
;Out where the little girl had been
sent. The orphanage authorities
refused to telL her.
'.'The, girl is in better hands
-than yours," they sajd. "She will
.grow up to have -everything she
wants and that you could not
Mrs. Gannuccio demanded to
know the whereabouts of her lit
Jde granddaughter. She was or
dered out of the orphanage.
From the admissions of the
orphanage authorities it is sup
posed that the baby girl was
adopted by some wealthy family.
Probably this family has no
idea of the parentage of their
Probably they have no idea
that the baby they are bringing
up as their own daughter and who
nowis five years old js'the daugh
ter of a murdered woman.
OH! LOOK WHO'S WISHED
THEMSELVES ON US
Bald'jack Rose, Bridgie Web
ber, Harry Vallpn and 'Sam
S.chepps are mighty liable to be
come men without a country.
The four gamblers and inform
ers in the Becker case are to ar
rive in Chicago at 4 o'clock this
The four did not decide to wish
themselves on Chicago-when first
they were freed. They decided
on HorVSprings, Ark.
When Mayor W. W. Waters,
of Hot Springs, heard about this,
he had six conniption fits in rapid
succession, and then wired Sam
Jjchepps; , . ,
s'lf you and your friends come
to this city you will be conducted
to the city Jiniits immediately.
Hot Springs does not wish the
honor of your- presence."
Chief of Police McWeeny was
told about the change in arrange
ments which is to bring Rose,
Webber, Vallon and Schepps
"What!" he yelled, 'not on
your life they're not comingjiere!
Haven'tT trouble enough on my
hands just now?" i
"Buf, Chief, theyre already on
their way here."
"I don't give a hoot," said the
Chief. "I'm going right -out and
arrange a reception committee
"Who -will the members of the
reception committee be, Chief?"
"About ten detectives," said
McWeeny, "with orders not tolet
them out of their sight, night or
day, sleeping or waking, until
they leave Chicago.
"Why, these fellows ain't de
sirable citizens, and what with
vice crusades and one .thing and
another Chicago is getting, so
pure it can't stand for any but de
"Nix! Nix! Bald Jack and Co.
may come here, but I'm here to
prophesy they don't, stay long.
The lake breeze ain't going to,
agree with their healths."
Athens. King George today
ordered 30,000 Greek troops to
Chatlja to help the Bulgarian at
tack on Constantinople. A Greek
fleet will try to force the Dar-denelles.