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'OUR FATHER IS INNOCENT!"
Message to the World From the Little Children of the
Man Accused of Ritual Murder in Russia.
y tuzg --Wtel
Translation "Our father is innocent. Rike Beilis, Maya Beilis."
Our 'correspondent, Mary Boyle
O'Reilly, visited the home, of Mendel
Beilis, the man who, as a Jew, is ac
cused at Kiev, Russia, of killing a
Christian boy. She interviewed Mrs.
Beilis, and the children wrote for her
in their own. language the above
message to the world. Miss O'Reilly's
letter containing the message and the
picture hap just been received by The
CALLS RUSSIA MORAL LEPER
Cincinnati, O., Oct. 16. "Russia
should be regarded as a moral leper
by other nations because of its treat
ment of the Jews," declared Rabbi
David Phillipson, in an address on
'.The Tragedy of the Jews," here to
day. Referring to the trial of Men
del Beilis for alleged ritual murder,
Rabbi Phillipson said:
"The Beilis case is proof conclu
sive that Russia should be consider
ed an outcast by the civilized nations
of the world."
Washington. Congressional pro
test in behalf of the American people
against alleged attempts at Kiev,
Russia, to defame the principles of
the Jewish religion through the rit
ual murder trial of Mendel Beilis", will
be requested in a resolution by Rep
resentative Sabath of Illinois, he'an-
Maya and Rik'e Beilis, daughters of
. man accusedJof "Ritual Murder."
nounced today. Sabath will also ask
Congress to instruct Secretary of.
State Bryan immediately to protest
to the czar's government.
Washington. Although regarding
situation in Mexico as extremely dan
gerous, President Wilson and Sec'y.
Bryan have thus far avoided consid
eration of a second warning to Amer-,
leans to leave .Mexico. ,