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and figures he marshals will appall
and startle you.)
SEARCH FOR THE McCANN GIRL
LEADS TO CHICAGO
The search "for Jiliss Jessie Mc
Cann, missfng Brooklyn social work
er, daughter of a wealthy grocer and
a relative of Mayor Kline of New
York, has centered In Chicago, owing
to rumors that she was seen here a
Mrs. Mary Fisher, who conducts a
rooming house at 1814 South Wa
bash avenue, tells a story of a girl re
sembling Jessie McCann, who came
to her house a week ago, and was
leaning against the door when Mrs.
Fisher opened it.
"I am so tired and so sick," she is
declared to have said. "I only want
to rent a room for two weeks. 1 have
been married about eighteen months
and I am going to have an operation
for appendicitis. My husband will
join me in Peoria in two weeks, but
I want to get well first."
"The young woman told me that
she was a stranger in the city and
that it would be the first Christmas
she had ever spent away from home,"
Mrs. Fisher added.
Dr. G. A. Remipgton, 2208 S. Wa
bash avenue, also believes he saw
Miss McCann and that she 1s the
young woman who cime to his office
and who had a few symptoms of ap
pendicitis. He told her to return tne
following day, but she did not appear.
Wendell Squires, a student at the
Columbia University, New York City,
Is aiding the McCann family in their
search for Jessie, and says that he
will marry her at once when she is
If they find that all other stenches
won't make Bandit Lopez come out
of that Utah mine, they might throw
in a bundle of Chicago City Hall
cigars. After that, if he doesn't
come out with a yell for liberty or
death, they can bet he's dead as a
ENRIGHT IS HOME GENTLEMAN
CASE TO BE REINSTATED?
Maurice Enright, the labor leader,
pardoned yesterday by Gov. Dunne
for the murder of Vincent Altman,
arrived at his home in this city today.
He was accompanied by Simon
CDonnell and five other Chicago
An effort will be made to reinstate
the "Dutch" Gentleman murder in
dictment against Enright, according
to State's Attorney HQyne.
"I am going to have the indictment
reinstated for the purpose of deter
mining whether there is any merit
in it," said the state prosecutor.
Enright admitted that he killed
Gentleman, but claims that it was in
self-defense. Enright's- attorneys are
not greatly worried about the rein
statement of the indictment.
At the Enright home, at 554 W. 43d
street, the homecoming of the par
doned labor leader was celebrated
by bis wife and two little children.
WOULD BAR ALL DIVE INMATES
Suffrage leaders were elated today
over the report that effort will be
made to prevent women inmates of
disorderly houses and male divekeep-
era from voting in the aldermanic
ejectidn next spring.
The votes of resort inmates could '
be challenged on the ground that they
cannot "claim legal residence if they
live in a, dive, according to County
Judge Owens. Owens says the same
ruling wpuld bar inmates of question
Suffrage leaders started the agita
tion because they objected to a nulli
fication of their vote by levee dwell
ers. They will ask that special po
licewomen be sent to the polls on
Politicians in the First Ward, rep
resented in council by Aldermen
Michael Kenna and John Coughlin,
are expected to fight the new order.