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Where Mrs. Luetgert Was Seen:
On May 22, 1897, the Chicago Tribune reported:
"Mrs. Luetgert" also has been seen in Decatur, Ill., but the police have prosecuted "a fruitless search" for her. John R. Dougherty, a saloonkeeper, says a woman answering the published description of Mrs. Luetgert called at his place on Tuesday forenoon and got a glass of beer. She had an umbrella and looked as if she had been undergoing hardships. The woman said she had walked 130 miles and had come to Decatur to find Mrs. Mueller, from whom she expected to get $15, so that she could procure from the post office a sum of money her sister had sent from Chicago.
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