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porters. That's the one I bad ar
rested for insulting me on the train.
He wouldn't wait until I told him
what I thought about him."
Mary was aroused over the inci
dent. "I hope you will show-him up .now.
His money has protected him this
far and I've gone through with so
much to bring him to justice and
save other girls from his kind."
Mary was riding on an Illinois
Central train one morning last week
when the man entered the car and
sat down by her.
"Under cover of his paper he
rubbed his leg against mine," she
said, "and because I was too fright
ened to protest, just insulted me time
"When there could be no doubt
about his intentions, I shoved him
hard and he fell forward out of the,
seat," she continued. "He then got
up and left the car."
Officer Ferguson of the South
Park police was in the car and saw
He walked over to Mary and ad
vised her to go through and have the
While he guarded the man, Mary
found the brakeman, and, with the
aid of Ferguson, the girl's annoyer
was taken to the police station.
Here he gave the name "John
Whe nhis case came up in the
Hyde Park police court next morn
ing Ex-Judge Fake was there to rep
Fake appealed to Judge Graham
to discharge the man without caus
ing him to appear in court, "because
of the disgrace it would be to a mar
ried man of good standing."
City Prosecutor Walter Rooney
told the judge that Miss McKinney
thought he had been punished
enough and the judge discharged him
without even seeing the prisoner.
Miss McKineny told a Day Book
reporter that she had said nothing
about letting her annoyer go free.
She was so surprised to have him
discharged that she did not even call
up he rwitnesses.
City Prosecutor Rooney declared,
that he would reopen the case only
on condition that other girls would
appear against "John Jones" and
complain of other insults.
Judge Graham has declared that
he could not try the case again be
cause he did not know who the man
was and could not do anything un
less another complaint was sworn
The affair had quieted down, no
newspaper had published the real
name of "John Jones" and the case
looked as if it might be closed with
out a solution that is, until the Day
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Vera Cruz, Nov. 10. Grave con
cern felt here regarding situation in
Mexico City. Wild rumors persisted
that conditions of open anarchyare
imminent In the Mexican capital. Re
ported in some parts of Mexico City
there have been open outbursts and
signs of violence by mobs led by con
stitutionalists. Copies of Mexico City newspapers
received here show that Carranza
still controls the metropolitan press.
Gen. Gutierrez has carried out his
program and today proclaimed him
self provisional president of the re
public. The proclamation included
the cabinet which Gutierrez appoint
ed shortly after the generals at Ag
uas Calientes determined on him to
assume the chair of Diaz, Madero,
Huera and Carranza.
Gen, Funston reports total ab
sence of indications for fear that the
American forces are in danger of at
tack at Vera Cruz. v Evacuation of
the port is still undetermined.
Thought more than likely, however,
that with sufficient guarantee from
both Carranga and Gutierrez, Amer
ican troops could be withdrawn, even
in the event that hostilities between
the rival factions" ensue.
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