Alfred J Estlow, Hartford, 1896
DALLAS TYLER'S II US CAN D HELl, Me Says He Was Drunk and Did Xot Mean to Kill His Wife. Hartford, April SO. Edwin Bethel, fhe Boston actor who fired four shots at his wife, known as Miss Dallas Tyler, at the Hotel Heublein last evening', was arraigned in the Police Court to-day to-day to-day before Assistant Judge Arthur Perkins.- Perkins.- charged with assault assault with Intent to kill. When asked what he had to say to the charge, he answered. " Nothing-." Nothing-." Nothing-." A. plea of not guilty was entered. entered. . Miss Tyler, who said that she was the prisoner's wife, gave her name as May Gertrude Ashlia Bethel, a member of Will-lam Will-lam Will-lam II. Crane'c Stock Company. She. her mother. Mrs. Ashlin; Alfred J. Estlow, clera, and Alexander Stone, bell boy of the hotel, detailed the circumstances of the shooting, and Poiicsmen O'Neill and Helse toid of the anesL The prisoner admitted the shooting, but said, that he neither Intended Intended to kill his wife nor his mother-in-law. mother-in-law. mother-in-law. mother-in-law. mother-in-law. He had been playing in " Hoodmaa Blind " at the Grand Opera House, Boston, and left there yesterday morning. After reaching Hartford he drank two gin cocktails, cocktails, two bottles of .beer, and a martini cocktailr and had eaten nothing- nothing- but a box of 'sardines in three daysr-.-H daysr-.-H daysr-.-H daysr-.-H daysr-.-H and Miss Tylor were married in September, ISOft, at either No. ' 264 or 263 West Thirty-ninth Thirty-ninth Thirty-ninth Street. -New-York, -New-York, -New-York, -New-York, and three months ago his mother-in-law mother-in-law mother-in-law mother-in-law mother-in-law told him- him- to get out of the house She was the cause of his trouble with hia wife. The revolver he recognized recognized as a propeftr revolver he had used. He had been studying and working hard, and his heaa troubled him, , He loved his wife, and had o desire to kill her. During During his testimony Bethel frequently appealed appealed to his wife, calling, her ''Gertrude," but she sat with head -averted, -averted, and refused to notice him. Judge Perkins held Bethel for trial at the June term ct the Superior Court, in $3,000 bonds, and he was taken to Jail. Crane's company will disband for the season Saturday, Saturday, and Miss Tyler - will remain here to prosecute her husband. The general opinion opinion is that Bethel's mind Is affected.