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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 10, 1913, Image 6',
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Browne, 22r an attendant at the Gat
liri Institute. fc
School management endorsed plan
for little mothers' clubs in public
City Electrician Palmer estimates
that traction companies' refusal to
obey ordinances calling for electro
lysis protection is costing city $50,000
Mrs. Wm. North and Grace Wade
narrowly escaped death by gas while
asleep in fear of Mrs. North's delica
tessan store, 3347 Indiana av.
"Chick" Sullivan, 38, 3130 Vernon
av, died from bullet wound received
when he and "pal" tried to hold up
J. F. Sullivan, cigar dealer, 836 N.
Dearborn st. Pal escaped.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Handley, 6128
Vincennes av., and Lucille Long, 118"
S. Oakley av., hurt when auto crash
ed into street car at 47th st and
Two burglars fled from home of
Mrs. Augusta Becker, 2031 ... Mo
zart st., when she screamed. They
took $25, a gold watch and $35 worth?
Freda Abrahamson, 1735 Ashbury
av., Evanston, saved when wide skirt
opened like parachute and she slowly
descended after leaping from Lincoln
Park high bridge in suicide effort.
Bernice Brookner, 940 N. 40th ct,
struck and hurt by Chicago av. car at
Freight train backed up and crash
ed into wall of Joseph T. Ryerson
plant, 16th and Rockwell sts.
Edw. Wilson, 20, Gary, Ind., alleged
burglar, caught after mile chase in
loop. $3,000 worth of diamonds
found on him.
THE LEEGSON MYSTERY
The police have found a little hut
in ArgOt 111., wherein it is believed
Miss Ida Leegson, the youn gart stu
dent, was tortured before being tnur
dered. Clues received by the -police also
Jtend to showjthat & negress may have
been implicated in the crime. Sev
eral suspects are still being trailed.
So far nothing of importance has
Students " of the Art Institute,
where Miss Leegson formerly studied
under Lorado Taft, are subscribing
to a f ur(d to be used for her burial.
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ONE HOME BROKEN UP BECAUSE
LITTLE MARY IS MISSING
Mrs. Mary Rayna, 718 West Harri
son street, returned from work last
night to find the door of her flat
forced open and her little daughter
Mary, 3, missing. Neighbors ex-plained-that
the child had been taken
away by the Humane Society.
The father of little Mary finds a
strong attraction at the corner, sa-
loon, and 'Mary's mother has been
fighting poverty by scrubbing floors
in downtown office buildings.
Mary has been taking care of her
self, shut up in the little three-room
flat, with a few crusts of bread and a
saucer of milk on the floor to allay .
any pangs of hunger.
But Mary didn't like to be locked
in the flat. She pressed her face to
the window in the kitchen and looked
out over the back yard, where there
is another house almost pushed up
against the flat in which Mary lived,
and she begged the woman who Uvea
in the rear house to "pleas& let me
out," until Mrs. Williams summoned
Charles P. Brayne, an officer of the
Illinois Humane Society. Brayne
broke open the door of Mrs. Rayna's -flat
and carried the child away.
The saddest part of the story is
that Mary's mother had bought a few
toys for the child yesterday, to cele
brate its third birthday today, and it .
was of this that she spoke most while
she cried over the loss1 of little Mary.
Today the flat Is deserted. There .
is no baby face pressed to the kitchen
window. Mrs. Rayna is down in the
Juvenile Court begging that her little
girl may be restored -to her for Mary
is the only thing that Mary Rayna
has to make her happy