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DID THIS GIRL MEET DOROTHY
Mfss Jessie Evelyri McCann.
The family and friends of Miss Jes
sie McCann, the missing Brooklyn
girl, have spread broadcast this de
scription of her:
Height; Five feet seven inches.
Wo'ght One hundred and twenty
Complexion Light; hair, brown;
What She Wore Brown char--meuse
dress, brown velvet hat, black
Miss McCann, a social worker, is
the daughter of a wealthy New York
grocer. Her disappearance into the
"land of missing girls" resembles that
of Dorothy Arnold of a wealthy New
York family, who dropped out of
sight a few years ago and who was
MAKES SENSATIONAL HUMAN
Washington, Dec. 11. "That ser
ums prepared from germs of syphilis,
cancer and other virulent diseases,
are used in human vivisection experi
mentation" was charged before the
Anti-Vivisection convention by Frank
Stephens of Philadelphia.
He declared that Dr. Hoguchi of
Rockefeller Institute experimented
with an alleged serum on girls from
2 to 18 years of age, and that out of
400 such experiments 177 of the pa
tients were believed to be syphilitic
and 146 in normal health.
Dr. Albert Leffingwell of Philadel
phia compared vivisection with the
"Upon the living bodies of Amer
ican soldiers, upon lunatics in asy
lums and babies in institutions, and
patients in charity hospitals, experi
ments in human vivisection have
taken place," he charged.
ACTORS' UNION TO MEET
The Actors' Union, Local 2, has
signed up with several local theaters?
Among the theaters which have
agreed to book union acts exclusive
ly are The Crystal, Ogden, Union,
Linden and Yale theaters and Ham
burger's theatrical exchange.
The union will hold an open meet-ing-at
234 NJ Clark street, Friday,
Dec. 12, at 2 p. m.
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