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Members or the Jewish race are
'pleased at the quick way in which
representatives of other creeds saw
the injustice of the trial., It is expect
ed the theater will be packed.
Dr. Emil G. Hirjsch announced that
he was very anxiou"5-to speak in be
half of the poor Jewish laborer, who
is being railroaded by the Russian
government in its desire for Jewish
"It is a crying shame that such a
thing Ss the Beilis trial should be
tolerated in the twentieth century,"
said Dr. Hirsch, "and that, too, in the
land of the professed Christians. Let
the civilized world unite in putting a
stop to this infamous persecution of
Jews in Russia."
Chicago Jews will make tomorrow
and Saturday a day of mourning.
Prayers "for the end of the trial and
the liberation of Beilis will be offered
at the various synagogues.
"Many Chicagoans have denounced
Russia for the trial.
"It is a blot on the Christian peo
ple all over the world," said Mrs. Ella
Elagg Youfag, "but only in Russia
would this trial be possible."
"The honor of the Christian people
is at stake," said Father O'Callaghan
of the Paulist church, "and they must
join in a loud and -mighty protest
that will be heard in far-off Russia.
The-charge is bigotry."
..SHEJEEAT ITINIOHlSHEfiD. I
Jos. Shey, negro, janitor 'at 636
Sherman St., charged with attacking
Addie O'Neil, 755 S. State st., held as
suspect in Leegson murder case.
Seven thousand saloonkeepers in
rush to renew licenses before Nov. 1.
Backers of Edwin R. Wright are
threatening to withdraw if John H.
Walker is elected president of Illinois
Federation of Labor.
Mayor Harrison's subway plans
relegated to committee on local
Anna Cwlaw, 10, 1356 Holt av.,
'died of grief because older sister,
Dr. Max Reichman, Chicago Post
Graduate Hospital, thought to have
found possible cure for cancer.
' State's Rep. R. E. Sherman, 'Bull
Moose, opposes amalgamation of
Progressives and Republicans.
John F. Richards, vice-president of
Illinois State Bar Ass'n., told young
lawyers desire for wealth was harm
ful. H. Campbell, 1650 Turner -av., city
fireman, broke leg in fall while work
ing on fire at 2442 LaSalle st.
Joseph Novak, 10, 1225 Fry st.,
badly burned. Caught hold iOf live
Republican Club of Illinois wel
comed Wm. Hale Thompson back
home with banquet.
Mrs. Annie Shodike, 652 W. 14th
st may die from beating given her
by husband. .
John Bennett, 20 E. 21st st.,
saloonkeeper, tried suicide. Cut
throat. May recover.
Three auto 'bandits got $3,000
worth of jewels from home of Fred
erick Reynolds, 918 Buena av.
Chas. M. Rau, business agent of
Steamfitters Protective Ass'n., badly
beaten by two men at State and 33d
Gerald Wells, 15, killed by Chicago
& Milwaukee electric car at Lake
Three men stabbed and badly