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to leave Chicago," said Marjorie, in
an interview. "The last words from
her were: 'I'll see you in court, baby,'
in the morning'."
Marjorie, in her story, told how,
when she left the juvenile courtroom
and went out on the 'street, her
mother, as she called "Mammy"
Jackson, left her crying. "I noticed
two autos standing by the curb.
Then some one callid my name three
times. A lady in one of the machines
beckoned to me. I went to the auto.
'Get in,' said the lady. 'We won't hurt
you. We are friends of your mother,
We want to take you away from the
court, so you will see your mother
again.' I got in. Another lady was in
the auto. Both ladies were white
folks. Then my exciting ride away
from Chicago started."
The child, as well as her guardian,
expressed surprise when a reporter
went to the house. The girl does not
want to come back to Chicago. "You
can't take me back," she said "if
my own mammy, on her deathbed,
said that 'Mammy' Jackson was all
right to take care of me, why should
Chicago people interfere? I just
won't let them take me away."
Marjorie says her experience in
leaving Chicago the way she did was
mighty funny and exciting.
There is considerable mystery still
hanging about the case. "Mammy"
Jackson may be the only person
holding the real key to the puzzle.
Ass't State's Att'y Hogan, attached
tQ the juvenile court, wired the juve
nile court of Detroit, askjng that the
girl be held as a fugitive.
Hogan says his only desire is to
see that she is in good hands. No at
tempt may be made to bring her back
TRUCE CAbLED IN THREATENED
A truce has been called in the
strike of Ladies' Garment Workers,
which was to have been called to
day. Judges Horner and Fisher,
acting as mediators, asked Benj. ,
Schlessinger, international president,
to postpone the strike because they
think there is a good chance to set
tle it without strife.
It is said th'e leading manufactur
ers who have been meeting with Hor
ner and Fisher seem willing to come
to terms with the women workers,
now that they realize the women are
in earnest in their demands.
MOTHER TURNS ON CAS AND
; KILLS SELF AND CHILD
Fear that her loved ones might
catch from her the dread disease, tu
berculosis, that had its clutches on
her, led Mrs. Esther Peterson, 25, to
suicide, by ga this morning inMier
home, 6954 S. Elizabeth st She took
to death with her her 4-year-old son,
Oscar G. Peterson, the bereaved
husband and father, found the bodies
in the bathroom when he arose at
7:40 this morning. Mrs. Peterson
had piled some blankets on the floor,
closed the door, turned on the gas
and laid down to await death with
her child curled up in her arms
Peterson said his wife had suffered
with the'white plague for years. Two
years ago she went to the Oak Park
infirmary, but the treatment seemed
to do her no good. ' Since then it has
preyed on her mind. Last night, he
said, she asked him for the first time
not to sleep with her. He imagined
it was due to a fear he might con
tract the disease. He saw her alive
for the last time at 2:30 a. m. The
(Petersons had been married five
years. He is a coal dealer.
LACKAWANNA PLACES EMBARGO
New York, Feb. 14. The critical
freight situation caused by the tie-,
up of shipping on the Atlantic sea
board was emphasized today when
the Delaware & Lackawanna rail
road announced an embargo on all
shipments west of Buffalo.
Judge Gibbons buried today,