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CAN'T PROVE ANYTHING
BY US WE'RE PUZZLED,
The police of Chicago and
Evanston are growing gray-hairs
and bad tempers trying to figure
out what happened to Mrs. Mabel
Mills, of" San Antonio, Texas, on
Central street, Evanston, be
tween 9:15 and 10:15 o'clock
In that short space of time,
$41,000, which Mrs. Mills was
carrying around in her handbag
like a powder puff, vanished ap
parently info thin air.
And what the police would like
to know are the answers to the
following questions :
What Mrs. Mills was 'doing in
' Why she needed $41,000 in cold
cash to db jt?
Why she didn't let her. hus
band know what she .was ,doing
Why she deposited $45,000 in
a bank,- drew it out again, de
posited it in an hotel safe,, and
.drew it put of there in order to
carry it around in a handbag?
Why she seemed determined to
let all Chicago know sH.e was car
rying $45,000 in cash around with
Why she showed the money in
Why she showed it in the
Why she showed it when shop
ping in the loop?
Wh'y'she counted the money
before her friends after having
dinner at f he home-, of Mrs. H.'L.
Stevens, in Evanston ?
AVhy sh&,tpkt it"j)Ut and openly,
looke'd it over on board an ele
Why she giggled as if .at some
huge joke when she was return
ing to get the $1,950 she had left
in her friend's home, said gig
gling occurring just before thi
disappearance of the $41,000? ,
. Why she referred to Mrs. Stev
ens as a relative in theCongress
hotel when Mrs. Stevens is not a
relative at all?
What kind of a friendly little
dinner that was at Mrs. Stevens'
Why Mrs. Stev.ens telephoned
the police to ask if any accident
lin A A a AT TT:il tr
imu ui-tuiicu lu lYiia. lv J. ilia twen
ty minutes before that, accident
was supposed to be known about?
vWhat happened to Mrs. Mills 1
and the $41,000 between the time
she left the Central street "L"
station on the Northwestern "L. "
a t-u j-: t-u
ciuu Luc Liinc ant i-iavvitu uj. me
steps of the home of A; J. Cooper,
1-1 1- C iL. Ci
one uiuck irum me oievtyib
home? . . i
As one police official remarked
(IHiT 1 11 l'-i 1 '
maybe -it isn't. But it seems to i
me there's, a. dark-colored gent
hiding in the wood ' pile some- i
And that seems to be about the i
general opinion of the police.
some comforting anyhow.
Teaches that in some state of ev- i
olution every one is. bound' to find
his real soulmate. Encourages a
fello'w to keep on a hunting