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MRS. VON CLAUSEN TRIES TO
GET OUT OF JAIL ON BAIL
New York, Oct. 31. Mrs. Ida Von
Clausen, who threatened former
President Roosevelt and United
States officials with, a million-dollar
suit because she had Been denied pre
sentation at the court of the King
of Sweden, made application for bail
today from her cell in the Tombs,
where she is waiting trial for sending
a threatening letter. Bail was not
fixed and she remained in her cell.
"I'm the victim of Charles Strauss'
duplicity," she said, "and I'm going
to find out just what he means by
his treatment of me." Strauss is the
lawyer who caused her arrest for
promising to shoot him dead.
"I have no recollection of writing
the letter I am accused of sending
Strauss, though I may have done so.
At the time the letter was said to
have been sent I was in Rome dying
of a broken heart.
"The real milk of the cocoanut is
that my former husband wants me
in ,jail. He tried to keep me in an
insane asylum. Dead women tell no
tales and he is trying to have me put
away. I do not want to live for my
self, but for my adopted child."
THE MENDEL BEILIS CASE
Kiev, Russia, Oct. 31. Importance
attached to the medical testimony in
the trial of Mendel Beilis, charged
with "ritual murder," and the dis
putes amongst the experts, would
seem to indicate 'that they and not
the Jew were on trial. A list of formal
questions will be put to all of the
physicians after they have finished
their individual testimony.
In answer to the charge that the
replaced top on the skull of Andrew
Yushinsky was not from his skull,
but from another, Dr. Tutanoff of
Kiev University admitted that he
made the substitution for photo
graphic purposes and said it was in
significant. It never was established
whether there were 13 or 14 wounds
in the temple of Andrew. Experts for
tjhe prosecution-' contended there
were 13, their idea being that the awl
holes were meant for a cabalistic sigjj,
by the murderer. Other physicians
were sure there were 14 wounds.
BELIEVED MISSING GIRL -
IS DISGUISED AS BOVrfl
Springfield, III., Oct. 31. That
Miss Emaline Thomas, daughter of
Mrs. Anna Thomas of Sacramento,
Cal., who disappeared mysteriously
from Ursuline Convent here Satur- '
day night, probably is fleeing to her
mother in the disguise of a boy, was
the theory of the police today, .who
have been baffled at every turn in
their attempts to trace the girl.
They have learned definitely that
Miss Thomas had her hair cut short
the night she disappeared. Every in- -quiry
at the convent has met with
silence on the part of the heads of
the institution. The police have not
been able to get the Sacramento ad
dress of the mother. Ltst night
when they asked for a photograph of
the girl, who used a camera frequent
ly, they were told the convent pos-
sessed none. The -police were asked
to keep silent on the matter when
the disappearance was reported.
Miss Thomas is the granddaughter
of Former Governor BisselT of Illi
nois. No reason is given by the con
vent for a desire to flee. Shewas
not known to be engaged in any'love
affair, according to convent authorities.
HIGH COST OF SEATS CAUSES
DISSENSION IN RANKS
Rather than submit to dictation
from a mere man, Mrs. Harriette
Taylor Treadwell, chairman of the
Pankhurst Chicago lecture commit
tee, announced today" that on Sun
day afternoon she will introduce Mrs.
Emmelihe Pankhurst to the audience'
in the Auditorium, and then take a
25-cent seat in the gallery to listen
to the lecture.
John Ostrander of New York, Mrs.
Pankhurst's manager, assured CW-