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DID SIEGEL SPEND MONEY OF WIDOWS AND
GIRLS TO BUY TITLE FdR DAUGHTER? New York, March 19. "My mother ' is a widow and not very strong, but she has to wash and iron for a living. She has been sick in bed since last Thursday with a heavy cold, and we haven't money enough to get a doctor. She thinks if Henry Siegel Jnew she needed a doctor he would give her the $28 she deposited in his bank. "I am the only boy mamma has, 15 years old, and when 'mamma fell sick I had to leave school and go to work. I am the only one bringing in anything now, so for heaven's sake try and do something for her. "JOHN CONNORS." John Connors' mother is one of 15,000 people, all in moderate circum stances, who lost their savings be cause the banking laws of New York perruitted Henry Siegel to lake in $2, 500,000 of deposits in his private bank and use every cent of it in his busi ness, with no security to the deposi tors except a $100,000 bond. The let ter was written to one of the lawyers for thejdepositors organization.