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BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH
New York, N. Y., May 25. "How
did Income to do it?"
Lefty Louie's 'French Doll1 "the
girl who has thrown the black shadow
of the death chair across the path of
Chas. Becker", once and for all,'" as
the prosecution ,bpasts repeated the
question after ine" Jowly.
She had just! come home from the
courtroom, where she had been grill
ed by the Becker attorneys in an at
tempt to break down the testimony
that she "heard Jack Rose tell my
husband that if he didn't 'croak' Ro
senthal, Becker weald 'frame' him."
There were"3ittle 4mee"aBeHt her
rosebud mouth, there were little blue
shadows under her blue eyes and her
cheeks were washed out. But the
oval of her face, the tilt of her little
nose and teh dazzle of her gilt hair
were still enough to tell why the great
"east side" has'T&osen to call her
"Lefty Louie's French doll."
"If I answer that question for you,"1
she said slowly, and the tears rushed
to her eyes, "it will be to tell of the
most terrible hour of all my life.
"It was on Easter Monday that it.
came to me thatS must go tn tha
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