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and still neither the police nor the t
private detective agency have been
able to get the slightest clue as to
the girl's possible whereabouts.
The fear of the parents is not les
sened by a strange premonition of
evil suffered by Mrs. McCarty last
Monday night '
Helen had gone to bed. Mr. and
Mrs. McCarty were alone in the sit
ting room of their apartment. Mrs.
McCarty was reading an evening
newspap'er and suddenly she gave a
"What is it?" asked her husband,
and looked up to see his wife white
"Read that terrible story," she
The story was a horrible one, lur
idly dealt with 'under screaming
It was of the finding of a little
Italian girl, who had been missing
for days. She had been come upon
in a dingy tenement, half-starved,
half-dying, horribly beaten, the vic
tim of white slavers.
McCarty shuddered as he handed
the newspaper back to his wife and
promptly forgot the story. But Mrs.
McCarty's face still was white and
she wrung her hands and cried:
"If anything like that were to hap
pen to our Helen, I should die. Oh,
this terrible city, this terrible city!"
Mrs. McCarty is very near to dying
now. She has been hysterical since
last night and as she is held in bed
by pitying nurses, she moans about
the "little Italian girl and our Helen."
Helen is five feet four inches tall,
weighs about 128 pounds, and at the
time of her disappearance had her
long, dark hair down her back in
braids. She wore a short, pink dress,
black velvet belt, black silk stock
ings, black shoes and a blue straw
Miss McCarty's mother is a sister
of the late Right Rev. Frederick W.
Roker, Catholic Bishop of Albany.
McCarty formerly was owner of the
Knickerbocker Press 9J-Albany,
Madison, Wis. Stone masons
walled up Thomas, statehouse cat, in
new wing of state capitol. Thomas'
protests heard and rescue now be
Vernal, Utah. Tim Inchewtich,
Ute Indian, shot and killed his squaw
and himself because squaw offered
sweetmeats to young brave at annual
sun dance of the Utes.
Calgary, Alta. Alfred T. Evans
died of blood poisoning caused by
mosquito bite between eyes.
Waltham, Mass. Snow fell Here
London. Management of interna
tional horse show declares all women
in procession before king, queen and
Pres. Poincare of France, must ride
side-saddle. Queen Mary's orders
London. "Do you know what will
happen if you tell a lie? " Bow street
judge asked newsboy witness. "Yes,"
he said, "I'll tell a lie."
Cairo, Egyptian mummy dealer
jailed for selling American tourist
bundle of calf bones as remains of
Pharoah of third dynasty.
New York. Edward Neuman has
been wandering trhough Brooklyn
for three days looking for flat in
which he installed his wife. Came
here week ago from Omaha, and has
forgotten street name.
New York. Work started on
$15,000 flat home for prize winning
cats owned by Mrs. Clifford Ham
mond. New York. Judge Swann said he
would allow Mrs. Randolph Fitzhugh,
charged with theft, to withdraw plea
of guilty if it were not "that every
man in the country believe this wo
man guilty." Two jurors said they
didn't believe her guilty, and Swann
had to permit change of plea.
Of the 95 fatal accidents of 1912 in
the Alps, 53 were due to falls an(J 1$
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