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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 25, 1912, Image 4

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the free streets without a sheriff
or a federal agent by your side.
Perhaps I shall be able to forget
when I get away from Chicago."
The mother kissed her daugh
ter. "Of course you will forget, Lu
cille," she said. "It will only take
time, that is all. These ' things
can only be healed by time."
Mother and daughter moved up
the street.
"Where are you going now,
mdther?" Lucille asked.
"We are going to the hotel
first," said Mrs. Falconet-Cameron,,
"and then we are going to
get something to eat, and tonight
I am going to take you to see
Eva Tanguay at the Majestic."
A woman believed to be Maude
Vandusen plunged herself from
the fire escape on the nineteenth
story of the new McCormick
building on Michigan av. this
afternoon. A small panic on the
boulevard, which was well filled
with fashionably dressed shop
pers, resulted.
Nothing has been learned of
the woman, and she left no clue,
indicating a motive for the act.
She was well dressed, black skirt,
white shirtwaist and black plumed
hat-Three cents and a small Bible
with her name on ifwere enclosed'
in a handbag.
This'is not really a story; it's-!
a warning against the drinking
of Sloan's liniment.
-John Cornwell, late of 356 So.
Desplaines street, but presently of
the Bridewell, is an H-less En
glishman with an ardent objec
tion to work.
Saturday night, John was af
flicted with a severe case of thirst.
He had no money, and less credit.
John meandered along Halsted
street, looking for some good
Samaritan of a barteiider.
After being thrown out of ten
saloons in rapid succession' and
with great violence, John went to
his room to ponder on the cold
cruelty of a drinkless world.
In the room, his eye fell on a
bottle of Sloan's liniment, left by
a departed roomer.
The bottle hypnotized John
and hemcorked it and smelled.
There is alcohol in Sloan's, lini
ment. John's nose detected the
So he drank it, and about ten
minutes7' later, a skinned and'
blood-red monkey perched itself
on John's shoulder and suggested
that he go out and kill a police
man. The suggestion seemed good to
John. He wandered forth, in
search of a convenient copper.
Also, he felt called upon to smash'
a few windows and to yell at the
top of his voice. This was sugr
gested by the monkey as a good
way to bring a policeman.
It worked. It brought Detec
tive Pat Alcock on the run and in
ap exceedingly peevish state of

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