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THE EVENING WORLD, THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1918.
K GIRL WIFE
M STREET; POLICE
YOUTH WHO SHOT WIFE
AND MAN HE FOUGHT IN
EFFORT TO KILL SELF.
Youth Struggles to End Own
j Life After Firing on Girl
in Second AvenHe.
CKOWD HURI.S BRICKS.
"Kill Him! Lynch Him!"
Shriek Witnesses, Battling
Reserves to Reach Prisoner.
rVtsoni In Seroml SVtmit. na
N.fi i sirrei. about o' 1kk this iurn
Inl m a nirl uml youth walklnr,
' N alone; in earnr.it con v r ran 1 1. m
Bjartenly the Klrl with n Sharp
i million of nnxti lurne.l aa.ii .'mi.
lilt youth no though to mil 1 1) l
Ninth strati Tiii-n tns rouni man
IrA a revolver from hli i Hit
li-for any i" among, tile Ihrotti ,..
t .. sjewvralk easts Intsrferv he BreJ
t rv holt, with m rrj IIm -in tor
I ;l forward on her face on t ie alle
Tile youna man looke.i her for an
li Hunt though to make, sure Ms
iMirlf t had found a mark, and then,
rnrinlnej u. a few iet. he halted and
put ihe iiiuxzlf of his gun In his mouth.
Max Moskowlts f So. 2i DeluiK-ey
Strgat, a Stocky ilothlne cutter, wan
riosV o iht youth and seised his arm.
yaajitnt th weapon fron the boy'i
Tin' outh. cry nit out anitrlly. grap-pl-ol
'villi .Muekonltx, MM tried to w:cs:
the Kurt from him, At l:ist the young
man broke away and put hla weapon
iiKtlnst MoakoWlta'a ohest. Tile cloth
ing cutter truck him i stunning blow
In ttie (act, while with ihe other hatid
he arabbed the sun en I deflected Its
jnuaslc from daticernu. proximity to
CROWD THREATENS TO LYNCH
But the youth who ha.l fired waa i s
S'seM "f the Hreng-h of a madman.
Asaln he tore hlm..T I
MtSS from 5to.kO'
wits and waa taMlg to his heels, when
Inspector Hughes hf the, Sti-et OiMIt
ins riepartment mslied up and Hung
h tnaeif on the young- toon.
Mnakowlts. too. closed In again, and
between them he and 'Hughes bore
thHr opponent to the sidewalk and
wrenched the gun from hla handa. A
ciuwd had gathered an Moskowlu and
Hughes fought with the young man,
and now, seeing bin disarmed, thev
cloaed In on the trio, striving to reach
the man who had shot and screaming:
"Kill htm: He's killed a girl! Don't
let hi in get away!"
The reports of the shota ha.1 tiecn
heard by Detective VVelnsteln of Head
quarters, an I he reached Second ave
nue from a block away in time to see
the crowd milling around the youth
and the men who bad caught bin.
With his blackjack, the detective "wit
a way through the crowd to the hide of
the youth and forced hark those , o
vrers nearest anj who were klokini?
and striking at the prisoner.
But the crowd Increased rapidly n
numbers, and although two uniform 1
men came to We'.nstein's aid. all thr-e
war being forced hack against tho
building wall, Mle the crowd was
houting (or the young man's lire, when
the reserves from the Fifth street sta
tion, under Lieut. Welsh, called by a
cltlien. came up on the run.
CROWD HURLS BRICKS AND
STONES AT YOUTH.
They forced the crowd bark and
grabbed the young man, clearing a
ace around him. The relreat or the
c.owd also left In view for the first
tune the body of the young girl lylnc
on the sidewalk, and the youth Mini
"I'm glad I ahot her. I hope I
liut Instantly after vard he broke
down and cried sohblugly:
"Oh, I didn't mean to do it. speak
to mo. Allda! Korgtve me'"
ll tried to push close to the girl,
but the police held him hack and Mi
llion Noth, a taxlcab drlxer from the
Cafe Boulevard, raised the girl, put
her In hla cab and drove rapidly to the
Firtb street station.
Behind him, the pol.cemen were hav
ing a hard time escorting their prisoner
to the same goal. The crowd followed
cloak behind the little knot of rcervcs,
v ma Moacovycxc J
still calling for the lire or the man they
believed a murderer.
Hocks and pieces of brick were sunt
nurtllng through the air and once the
crowd rttahad ihe reserves and alniot
got the prisoner aw.iy. Ills coat and
vest were torn from his hack. Hla
fare was cut and bleeding and he was
baa tall and kicked lietore the police
forced the I row I bark an.l rescind hi ill
for the second time. He waa nearly
-,ti.elo-s when they got him Into the
Df Meerole had been called fjm
Bella US' Hospital when Noth hrouiTht
(he girl In. and he was bending over
her when the young man arrived. The
physician found all three of the bullets
had entered the glrl'a back and had
lotged near her heart. Her condition,
ha said, was desperate, though ahe had
not lost consciousness.
At ilgh't of her the young prisoner
burst Into tears, pleading for her for-g!venc.-s
"J am sorry, Allda. I was mad. I did
not know what I was doing. Pleaae
speak to me. Just tell me that you for
give me and I dorft care what liapnem
GIRL REFUSES YOUTH'S PLEA
That ihe g'rl heard and understood his
word wis clear from the expree Ion In
bar eyes, but when the hoy stopped
talk. nc she deliberately turned her head
I away aa they carried her on a stretcher i
to the ambulance waning oStsUle.
To the Ddnce. while awaiting In tha
station tha arrival of Dr. Meierole, ht
told what little they know of the causes
leading up to tha ahootlng.
She aald ahe waa Mrs. Allda M m. lei.
twenty-three years old, a trained nurse
in the New York By and Kar In
firmary, at No. 21 s Second avenue. On
Feb. 21 of last year, she had marrlsd
Kene Mandel, the man who shot her,
and had gone to live with him at No.
"2 Second avenue. Hhe I pretty and
blond and from the first Mandel waa
Jealous of her. He Is twenty-four. Last
Nov 26. when he accused ner of having
other admlrera. ahe left him and re
turned to the hospital.
Slnoe then, the girl, thoroughly anered
by her husband s a.ispiciona, had tried
several times to summon him to the
Court of Domestic Relations. This morn
ing she waa on her way to the court In
Prince eireet. when Mandel met her
outside the hospital. He pleaded with
her to forgive him and not to take him
to court and when ahe refused to have
anything more to do with him he shot
In the station, the young man was
inmost h)Wterlcal and shifted each In
itaal from anger toward hla wire to the
greatest grief over what he had done.
Time ami again he would exclaim:
"I wish she had died. I would Ilka
to go to the electric ohalr with liar
leath on my head. She ruined my lira
nnd she ahould die."
An Instant later he would wring his
hands In remorse an I moan:
Oh. why did I do It? Why did I ilo
Toe girl ass asked to Identify him
as her assailant, and then only Uid she
look him full In the lace as she i x
Yes, he shot me! .He tried lo kill
me because he hated me "
The gk-l was hurried to Ihe hospital,
but It Is probable she will die Mand"l
wai locked up.
Later Mandel was arraigned oeforB
Magistrate Campoell In the Essex Mar
, ket Court and held for examination
i Saturday pending the result ot Mrs.
, Mandrl'a Injuries.
I'leary. lighting for freedom before the
Jury trying him for the murder of s
sweethearts mother, Mrs. Annie
HI lace still blanched with the mem
ory, the defendant, twenty-five yeats,
old to-da), repudiated a written con
fession of the crime by an astounding
story that poMtl officials, garbed aa
ghosls. hud tortured him through the
black hours of the night, until, ex
hausted and unnerved, he had unwil
lingly admitted choking .Mrs Annie
Henry to death.
Mcl'leary taught for life under the
merciless examination Af his moat In
timate pereonal friend, riosecutor Wal
ainger. He swore that while he was
being held for trial In the county Jail
reputed to he haunted, the police of
ficials had let doxens of llxards mt his
cell and that he had been awakened by
UMlr crawling over him, while the cell
was bathed In a ghastly blue light.
Several of them, he said, crawled up
the wall and as he crouched beneath
Ills blanket In horror the cell door
opened nnd white clad flgures crept Into
the room uttering plaintive ahrleks and
calling on him rait to murder them
The phantoms, the defemlnt aald. h,
believed were the ghosts that common
report said Inhabited tne Jail. Thev
were supposed to be the spirits of mui
derers who had been ha.iged.
Later, Mri'leary declared, after he
had burned hla blanket and with the
llames driven out the llxards, he sign -d
the ioifess on
Subsequently he learned that the iis
ards were mc-elv natural reptiles no
of another earth and that the blue light
whloh lit up the cell came from search
lights manipulated by police outside hia
cell. The ghosts, he said he found out,
were police officials.
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