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SHE FOUND OUT A FEW THINGS
ABOUT SOME OF THE MEN
Cora Mawhinney has just turned
over to Chief Healey a report of her
investigations into theflirting of the
loop. In the company of good-looking
girl friends she found "it unne
cessary to walk a block before we
were approached by men who would
step up in response to the smiles we
Before this investigation Miss
Mawhinney thought that a man and
a girl might smile at each other and
even meet without wickedness.
"When I read of policewomen lur
ing men to flirt with them I thought
it shameful," said Miss Mawhinney.
"My illusions are gone now.
"Flirting is no longer the innocent
pastime it used to be. Men who flirt
nowadays usually invite girls to a
private diningroom of their hotel
room. Some say they know of an
apartment. Their one object is to
take her to perdition."
In the thirty "subjects" met in her
campaign Miss Mawhinney met only
four whose intentions were honor
able. All were well dressed and had
plenty of money. The majority said
they were brokers and promoters.
"None of them attempted to bully
and frighten us when we repulsed
their advances," the girl continued.
"The only remedy for the condition
we found is a strict law which should
be so severe that it would extermi
nate this class of men."
MORE MEXICANS ARRESTED
El Paso, Tex., July 10. Gen. Jose
Alesio Robles, Huerta secretary, ar
rested by federal authorities on war
rant charging conspiracy to violate
neutrality. Twelfth man arrested
here in alleged Tuerta plot to launch
counter revolution in Mexico. Robles
locked up in default of $15,000 bond.
Huerta and five others are also In
county jail here.
A bore is a person who talks when
you want to.
GIRL DRAGGED INTO AUTO
BEATEN AND ATTACKED
Pour youths in a black limousine
kidnaped Anna Adams from the cor
ner of Franklin st and Chicago av.
last night g (
In the fight inside the car the girlie1
was knocked unconscious. Late last
night she awoke on a prairie at W.
63d and Kedzie av. She crept to a'
sidewalk and was found b ya man.
who put her on a street car.
At midnight Anna told her story to
the police of the W. Lake st station.
Her face was bruised and her dress
was torn to shreds. At one part of
her story she collapsed in the arms
of her father who had accompanied
he rto the station.
All police stations have received a
description of the car and today 2,000
policemen are on the lookout for the
Police say this is the most daring
assault in -years.
The girl had been visiting friends,
in Evanston. She left the Northwest
ern "L" at Chicago av. to take a car
The Englewood prowler who has'
attacked so many women recently at
tempted to add another victim to his
lengthy list last night
The woman, Mrs. Anna Floss, 7515'
S. Morgan st, was attacked by the'
man near her home. He hit her a1
glancing blow with a blackjack and1
she screamed for aid. The man fled.'
THE REPORT OF HIS DEATH IS'
NOT EXAGGERATED " ,
Janesville, Wis., July 10. Hans
Westby, 76, hermit since death of his
wife four years ago, yesterday did the
most complete job of suiciding in lo
cal police annals. Gashed his wrists
and hanged himself in the barn, but;
the rope stretched. He then stuffed
all the crevices in his little cabin with,
rags, placed a pile of hay on the floor,,''
lay down in the midst of it and set,
fire to pile. Before the flames reached
him he shot himself dead.