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9 m . m THE "DARLING" OF THE STOCKYARDS AND A FIGHTER Li' 8Vr" - -n " i . & Miss Mary McDowell. ;,, Chicago -university has1 two settlements,, one. in the .aristo cratic region, near the university and the of her a few' hundred feet from a square mile of slaughter houses the Chicago stockyards. "One was located among' the 'swells' and the other m the 'smells. "Explained Miss Mary McDowell, me plump, jolly biue-. eyed Scotchwoman, who Is. the darling of the Packingtpwn. However, Chicago pebple are more apt to refer to Miss Mc Dowell as "the stockyards angel." fAnd in the stockyard's-district, to ; thousands of Polish and.JLithuan iari workers and their families, "Mees" McDowell is an angel. As the Jiead .of the settlement she hears all of the troubles, heart aches, misery and, once in a while, laughter of many foreign ers herded together in squalid tenement's. A SJavic mother, with her lit tle children clinging frightened to her skirts pitifully weeps, otit a story of a drunken brute of a husband. That is Miss McDow-.