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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 01, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 3

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the dark hours through which we
liave passed, have been an inspiration
to me, and 'I love and honor him to
day more than ever before."
She turned as if to enter his cell
again. The corridor door opened as
a caller left her husband, and she
waved to him. "
"Good night, Leo," she'said cheer
ily. Then maybe she .gulped, quickly
the veil eovered-her face again.
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Rabbi David IVjarx of Atlanta, one
. of the most prominent Georgians, de
voting much time to the' movement
to secure a new trial -for Leo M.
Frank, sentenced to be hanged for
the murder of little Mary Phagan.
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The body of'W. C-H. R'eough, Chi
cago lawyer and former president of
the Lincoln Jefferson University of
Indiana, reported missing, was found
yesterday in a room of the Hotel
Montelone, NewQrleans, La,
Police say death had evidently been
caused by starvation. .
He died as he attempted to use
the telepjhone. The cord snapped
and the receiver was clutched in his
hand. Keough had not ordered food
in three days and his hotel bill was
His widow is a former member of
the Board of Education.
New York, April 1. Denying with
great heat that she wasted the money
of the thousands who trusted Henry
Siegel's bank in society climbing, de
nying that she eyer worked for Siegel
and bitterly denouncing him as faith
less even to his family, Mrs. Marie
Vaughn Siegel, through her attor
neys, issued a statement to the pub
lic. She purported to tear the veil
from Siegel's operations and to show
up the former merchant-prince as a
king of confidence men.
Mrs. Siegel today formally filed suit
for divorce. She declared she "en
deavored in every way to guard and
protect him from his own weaknesses
and his lack of consideration for the
feelings and rights of others."
''Several years ago I learned inci
dentally,'' she said, "of the crooked
dealings of Henry Siegel with the
moneys of depositors in his bank and
I immediately warned him that he
was 'facing jail.1 He raged like a
madman and treated me shamefully."
Mrs. Slegel.denied flatly that her
husband was ruined by her extrava
gance. She declared Siegel spent
"large sums of money on various wo
men of his acquaintance."
Intimation that Siegel is not '.as
near poverty as has-been believed
was also given hi the interview.
"I believe," said his wife", "that it
will ultimately be found that Mr.
Siegel has very large stock invest
ments in corporations other than the
mercantile companies directly con
trolled by him,"
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