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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 04, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 22',
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TRAVELS -WITH DADON INQUIRY
Miss Nona MoAdoo.
While the bankers of this city were
trying to -fascinate her father into
giving them control of- the nances of
the middle west state, Miss Nona Mc
Adoo, daughter of the secretary of
the treasury; fascinated their sons
and daughters. She made the trip
with her father on his regional bank
inquiries and was feted byiv those
whose names appear in banking and
blue book directories.
ROBBER LADY MAY BE MAN WHO
LIKES WOMEN'S CLOTHING
New York, Feb. 4. A tall, slender
young man stood before Detective
Dwyer at police headquarters patient
ly holding his hands up while the de
tective slapped and' prodded his-anat-omy
in search of a stray gun or knif e.
As the detective prodded and slap
ped, a queer look came over his face.
He seized the young man's waist in
his brawny hands and squezed.
"Corsets, by Jimminy!" he snorted.
The young man blushed.
But that wasn't all. The detectives
made him undress, and there were
revealed not only hip length corsets
of excellent make, but long silk
stockings rising out of wholly mascu
The prisoner swore, which was
very unladylike. He said his wife had
feared he might suffer from the cold
and had besought him to put on a few
of her things.
Even a New York detective
wouldn't believe that. So the prison
er, whose name is Edward Mann, was
committed to the Tombs under heavy
bail. In a day or two he sent a let
ter to the proprietress of a furnished
rooming house. "The detectives visit
ed the house.
The landlady thought very highly
of "Eddie." Only his habits were so
odd! He never slept nights, and no
one but himself was ever allowed in
his room, even to clean it. On "Ed
die's" dresser the fly bulls found a
picture postcard of a striking figure
in a black silk gown, slit to the knee
and surmounted by a big picture hat.
The face was the face of the man in
In a closet was a complete and ex
pensive assortment of women's
clothes lingerie, hats, shoes, cor
sets, everything. Also a revolver, a
beautiful blonde wig, jars of rouge,
face creams and powder. Also an
electric flashlight, a revolver and a
jimmy. Also 48,000 cigar coupons.
So now the police think they have
the "tall woman" of many recent sub
urban burglaries, in which motor cars
and motor boats have figured'. Al
ways there has been the detail that a.
woman in black, with a picture hat,
was on one of the seats of the car
or -the boat, as the case might be.
A country woman visiting a distant
market town sent some hens home
to her father. A day or two later she
received the following telegram from
him: "Don't send any more hens.
Those you sent escaped, and, al
though I scoured the neighborhood,
I only found eleven." In reply his
daughter wired: "I only sent six!"