1896-07-17 - Lee Shelton - Annie Kehoe

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1896-07-17 - Lee Shelton - Annie Kehoe - j , , of at Wol-cott, of at bot-tling-house of...
j , , of at Wol-cott, of at bot-tling-house of 111 by on POOR AMB KEHOE. Her Eyes Fell on Eggers and She Loved Him So, Instanter, That She Pursues Him Everywhere. As the result of a joke, perpetrated in a good humor, Theodore C. Eggers. Assistant Assistant City Attorney, has a burden on his life which he finds hard to shake. Annie Kehoe, a half-witted half-witted half-witted girl, has fallen fallen in love with the handsome attorney, and she follows him wherever he goes. Thursday afternoon he -ran -ran across tne street from the. Four Courts, through ja-cobson's ja-cobson's ja-cobson's saloon, down an alley to Tyvelttn street and onto a car with Annie in not P Annie first because known several weeks ago. when she applied to Col. Dick J ohn-son ohn-son ohn-son for a warrant against her intended husband. She was married several years ago and her husband gave her a plain gold wedding ring. He grew tired of her and left her. She made love to a man who said he could not afford to present her with a wedding ring. . . n Annie had to have a ring that was all there was to it. So she gave her lover her gold ring to give back to her at the wedding. wedding. Then the lover made up his mind he dtidn't wan) to get married and he sent back a ring to Annie, but instead of being the gold one it was a rank brass affair. She .,t.l htm ij r rQ r i hnr ha.l fnrp-ntton fnrp-ntton fnrp-ntton hi4 name. ffl ani1 et rid ,jf h thv ,nll, h that Mr. Kgisers wanted to see her. Mr. Eggers' ofiice is next to that of the Co- Co- Vtrneyhe with him. Since then life to him has been a burden. 5" 'VT1 the building and sav unnlpasant thine-s thine-s thine-s to her. She sticks to him like a porou plaster ueng-njB ueng-njB ueng-njB to s.t in Police Court ana watch Mr. Eggers prosecute a case. Thursday noon Mr. Eggers wanted to go to lunch, and his money was locked in his desk. He knew Annie was waiting there for him, and had misgivings about running the gauntlet. He almost had a notion to go hungry, but finally the pangs of acute hunger drove him to his office for money. He got it and Annie started out to lunch with him. Eggers tried to get away from her and rushed through Judge Harvey's court-room court-room court-room while a trial was in progress. He did not cause much excitement by walking rapidly rapidly through the room, but when Crazy Annie rushed in, tore by the lawyer's tables tables and cried for Eggers to stop there was pandemonium. The judge arose from his seat, the Deputy Sheriff rapped for order, and while several other deputies ran after the girl -the -the jurors forgot all about the trial of Lee Shelton, alias Stack Lee, for murder, and enjoyed a good laugh. Eggers rushed out the main entrance of the Four Courts and across Clark avenue into Jacobson'a saloon. Annie was a close second. The attorney ran-out ran-out ran-out -e -e side door into the beer garden and then out into the alley. Annie was not exhausted in the least. She was a four-time four-time four-time winner and no selling plater. Mr. Eggers dashed down the alley to Twelfth street and jumped on the rear platform platform of an -electric -electric car. going north. Annie was within twenty feet of him at the time. Eggers told the conductor to get awav from the woman and that official signalled the motorman to go at full eoeed. Arnie chased the car down the pavement for two blocks, but it was going like a streak of lightning and no race horse could have caugnt it. That was the wav Mr. Eee-ers Eee-ers Eee-ers escuned Annie returned to his office in the Four courts. Dut he never came back that afternoon. afternoon. IN THE PUBLIC EYE. original law r the to ie he so as embracing an the to is did

Clipped from St. Louis Post-Dispatch17 Jul 1896, FriPage 4

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri)17 Jul 1896, FriPage 4
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