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Where Mrs. Luetgert Was Seen:
On September 27, 1897, the Chicago Inter Ocean reported:
ROCKFORD, Ill., Sept. 26. Special Telegram. Two young men picked up a sealed bottle in Rock river this afternoon with the following note in it: "Have got the worst of it. Am going to die. Good-by to all good friends. Mrs. Louise Luetgert." The note was written on the blank side of an envelope, and has the appearance of being signed by the a woman. On the east bank of the river, near where the bottle was picked up, was found a woman's fedora black hat, with a velvet ribbon on it. The articles were turned over to Chief Bargren this afternoon. One of the parties who picked them up is a motor man.
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