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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 23, 1911, Image 8

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'dozen bffier""victlms bf Beattie
and made me the cause of Beat
tie's crime, because I was helpless
and ha'd no one to protect me,-
"I was a cast-off of Beattie's,
"Had "they taekn any of those
other victims off Beatie, there
would have "been still more scan
dal and they picked me to protect
the others.
."1 am sorry for Beattie, as I
would be for any man about to"
lose his life.
"But he did nothing good for
me. He turned me away when he
got tire'd of me.
"I forgive him, and I pray that
my past may be blotted out, and
that this may be my real chance
to begin life." '
Beulah is suffering from ap
pendicitis. She is to go under'the
knife early next week. She is
preparing herself for this ordeal,'
ana pernaps tninKing more 01 it
than of Beattie's death.
With her always, is the Rev.
Madison C. Peters, the noted
preacher. He says he is going'to
win her fro mthe life of the past.
"- She is posing for a moving pic
ture concern just now. But only
'one man in the establishment, her
employer, knows her identity.
' According to those who know
'her under her new name, Beulah
is light-hearted and care-free.
f She is utterly unconcerned about
the fate of the man wbo goes to
Tiis death tomorrow for her sake.
lfc; Richmond, Va., Nov.- 23. '
adhere was a pitiful scene at, the
jail Here today. -- f
The father, sister and brother
of Henry Clay" Beattie, jr., met in
the death cell, -and looked upon
his living face for the last time.
His sister is on the verge of a
terrible, collapse. So fat she has
borne up better than the grief
stricken white-haired father. But
she is Breaking under 'the strain.
The last farewells were said.
And Beattie, branded wife-mur-u
derer by a jury of his peers, knelt1
in the death cell by the side'of hisf
family, even as had the twelve
stalwart countrymen, who asked
divine guidance before' pronouncr
ing the sentence about to be ear
ned out.
Beattie will be executed be
tween 7:20 and 7:25 o'clock to
morrow. lJ
He will rise about 5:30 o'cloclc
and will be shaved, and given1 -breakfast.
.Two clergymen will escort
him from the cell to the death"'
chamber, one walking on either;
side of the two guards, who willi
hold his hands.
Beattie has not confessed. To-
day again, just before his family
gathered in'the cell to say good
bye forever, he asserted his innocence.
Morocco is as big as Texas,
Wall street favors Harmon fori
president. But why does it say r&
so, and knock its own candidate 2
Patrick Collins, Eddyville, Ky.f
convict with less than 8 months;
to serve, stabbed and killed iellow
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