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"He not speak for fear. I not
speak for fear. So it is. We are poor
people and the soldiers can send him
"At first I no understand. My Men
del not care for polities not talk like
some, people. He just quiet, good
naturad, all for his home. Mr. Dubro
vick (manager of the brick yard) he
tell you that.
"After seven months Mrs. Bonn
field, manager of the Jewish hospital,
takes me by the prison. A-ah! I not
know my own husband, so pale and
thin. Now, by the lawyers, I can see
him every two weeks just 50 minutes!
Always he must stand off from me
far off like that. (About 12 feet.)
It is no comfort. No! But I must go
to him lest he forget our hope."
Again the quick, heart-compelling
"And when he is freed," I said,
"what will you do?"
She sat silent. I urged.
"It is the children," confessed Mrs.
Beilis in a low voice. "I we think
for the children. When Mendel
comes home we must go from here.
My husband and I always we will
remember. Not so the children. We
want them to go by the school to
be happy to forget Russia.
"So we hope that after the trial
when my Mendel is free we will go
away all of us far away to
And I left her there hoping with
all my heart that she and Mendel
and the children may go go to
MAN SHOOTS GIRL INSANE?
New York, Oct. 7. An investiga
tion will be made into sanity of man
giving his name as Benjamin Roy
Spurgeon, who shot 12-year-old Dora
Stravitz. The girl, who was a stran
ger to Spurgeon, was standing in the
lobby of her father's moving picture
theater on Third avenue when Spur
peon fired. She will recover.
A note book carried by Spurgeon
carried ,the names of Evelyn NesbiU
Thaw and Lillian Russell, also Anna
Aumuller and Avis Linnell, victims of
the clergymen, Hans Schmidt and,
Clarence V. T. Richeson. -
NEW CHARGE AGAINST SULZER
Albany, N. Y., Oct. 7. The direct'
charge that Gov. William Sulzer ap
pealed to Republican influence to
prevent his impeachment was made
by Allan A. Ryan, son of Thomas F.
Ryan, the traction millionaire, and
although stricken out by the ruling
of Judge Cullen, electrified the im
peachment court and will have a po
tent influence on the final disposition
of the case.
The Republican senators for
whose aid Ryan said Sulzer asked,
were greatly angered, and friends" of
the impeached governor made no ef
forts to conceal their fears that this
disclosure ends all hope of the gov
ernor s acquittal.
Ryan stated that Sulzer asked him
to go to Washington and see Senator
Root and have the latter get William
Barnes, Jr., to line up the Repub
lican senators to vote against the
legality of the impeachment.
The battle for admission into evi
dence of this testimony became so
stormy that the question was put to
a vote and resulted in 41 ayes and 14t
noes, indicating an overwhelming
sentiment against Gov. Sulzer.
Ryan then swore that Sulzer ap-.
pealed to ' him to have Delancey
Nichol see. Charles F. Murphy 'of
TammanyHall and persuade him to y
call off the impeachment trial.
Harvey D. Hinman, one of Sulzer's
lawyers, made a long speech in open
ing for the defense; in which he de
clared that the "morals of a public
man have no bearing" on his quali
fication to hold office," and said that
if they had the country would have
been deprived of the services of some
of its greatest men. He insisted that
nothing criminal had been proven
against Gov. Sulzer since he assumed