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Old 29-03-2016, 11:57 PM   #45
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Lightbulb Vivian Girls

Libertatis Praesidium..

Matousek Studio, 1575 22nd St. near Kedzie Ave..

The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion, follows the adventures of the daughters of Robert Vivian, se7en princesses of the Christian nation of Abbieannia who assist a daring rebellion against the child slavery imposed by John Manley and the Glandelinians..Children take up arms in their own defense and are often slain in battle or viciously tortured by the Glandelinian overlords..The elaborate mythology includes the setting of a large planet, around which Earth orbits as a moon..(where most people are Christian and mostly Catholic), and a species called the "Blengigomeneans", gigantic winged beings with curved horns who occasionally take human or part-human form, even disguising themselves as children..They are usually benevolent, but some Blengins are extremely suspicious of all humans, due to Glandelinian atrocities...

Lillian Wulff, who advised police..

Darger was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Henry Darger, Sr. and Rosa Fullman.. Cook County records show he was born at home, located at 350 W. 24th Street.. When he was 4 years old his mother died of puerperal fever after giving birth to a daughter, who was given up for adoption; Henry Darger never knew his sister..By Darger's own report his father was kind and reassuring to him and they lived together until 1900..In that year the crippled and impoverished Darger Sr. was taken to St. Augustine's Catholic Mission home and his son placed in a Catholic boys' home..Darger Sr. died in 1905, and his son was institutionalized in the Illinois Asylum for Feeble-Minded Children in Lincoln, Illinois, with the diagnosis, according to Stephen Prokopoff, that "Little Henry's heart is not in the right place" ..Once released from the asylum, Darger repeatedly attempted to adopt a child, but his efforts failed.. Images of children often served as his inspiration, particularly a portrait from the Chicago Daily News from May 9, 1911: a 5-year-old murder victim, named Elsie Paroubek..Darger is buried in All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, Illinois, in a plot called "The Old People of the Little Sisters of the Poor Plot"..His headstone is inscribed "Artist" and "Protector of Children"..

US Marshals-Chicken Scene..

On the morning of April 8, 1911, Elsie Paroubek left her home at 2320 S. Albany Avenue in Chicago, telling her mother she was going to visit "Auntie", Mrs. Frank Trampota, around the corner at 2325 S. Troy Street..When the organ grinder moved to the 23rd St. corner, the children followed him, but subsequently left, while Elsie remained behind..Several hours later, Elsie's mother went to her sister's house to find Elsie had never arrived..Police initially agreed that she was likely spending the night with friends, but when she had not returned by the following morning, Captain John Mahoney took personal charge of the search..The "stolen by gypsies" theory gained credence because Elsie's disappearance was almost identical to that of Lillian Wulff, who had been found with gypsies 4 years earlier..Inspector Healey also ordered that drainage canals be dragged for the child's body on April 15, and Governor Charles S. Deneen asked the public to aid in the search..

Saint Paul-Last City of the East..

By April 23, Lt. John Costello of the Hinman Street station told reporters that every "kidnapping" clue had been exhausted..He was sure Elsie had been "attacked and mistreated" and was now dead, and her body hidden in the cellar of an empty house or deserted barn..Also on April 23, a neighbor told police that she had last seen Elsie around 11 a.m. on the morning she disappeared, still with the organ grinder and engaged in conversation with a man on the opposite side of the street, whom the neighbor did not know..On April 29, Inspector Healey sent a detective to Zion City, Illinois in response to a long-distance phone tip from the Zion City deputy sheriff..By April 30, the superintendent of schools, Mrs. Ella Flagg Young, had requested that all schoolchildren in the Chicago area organize neighborhood searches during spring break..Every sighting of a girl in a red dress living in a gypsy camp was phoned in to police and followed up..By May 7, twenty-five gypsy bands had been searched and several false leads followed..Also on May 7, Judge Sabath ordered an investigation of Frank and Karolina themselves, in search of anything in their past that might have caused someone to kidnap Elsie..

On May 9, 1911, electrical engineer George T. Scully and other's of the Lockport power plant Joliet, 35 miles outside of Chicago, saw a body floating in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal..Undertaker William Goodale, said that it appeared to fit Miss Paroubek's description..The body appears to have been in the water for about a month, which would tally with the date of Elsie Paroubek's disappearance..Excepting only as to the colour of the eyes, which cannot be clearly observed as to color, the descriptions are identical"..Arrangements were quickly made for an inquest..The official cause of death was marked "unknown"..Elsie Paroubek's funeral was held at 10:00 a.m. on May 12, 1911 on the lawn of the Paroubeks' home and attended by between 2,000 and 3,000 people..On May 13, the body of a well-dressed man was found in the canal at Willow Springs, some 20 miles from Lockport and 14 miles from Albany Avenue.. He had no identification, only a Catholic holy card with a prayer in Polish, with the words "Sig. Hoff" written on it..On the same day, another loner living in a shack by the canal was identified as a possible person of interest..Bohemian National Cemetery (Český národní hřbitov) is a cemetery at 5255 North Pulaski Road on the north side of Chicago, Illinois..The cemetery was notably featured in the film U.S. Marshals, and other mementos of the individuals whose Ashes are stored there..Built 1877...Set in 17th century Massachusetts, it is the classic story of a young woman, Hester Prynne, who is forced by her Puritan community to wear a scarlet "A" because she had a daughter by another man while her husband was away..Release dates April 27, 1911..,_Minnesota this new land turned thee into a heathen?..You are really on my very last nerve, and mark this, if anyone breathe a word or the edge of a word about the other things, I will come to you in the black of some terrible night, and I will bring with me a pointy reckoning that will shudder you..So what?..Yeah..So what?.27 stitches is so what...

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