Walter Olshack reprieved 1909
MA YOR TOUCHED BY W0HWS PLEA K FOR HUSBAND AUD REPRIEVES' HUA Wife. Tells He of Invalid Husband's Arrest4 Because Was 111, and Bridewell Sentence ' ' ' Is Suspended. , ' She had come to see the mayor. he said, and when-the big policeman in the outer office told her that the mayor was very, very busy tear welled inte her ryes and coursed down her pale, sad facer " . , '' She was a young woman, and pretty, and ber dreas was plain. - Why she sorrowed the big policeman hesitated to ask. but he was moved by berjtears. and she looked pitifully forlorn. He "went ack into the mayor's Inner office. .. When be came out he amiledV "He will see you." he said. The woman's taca brightened. She went In. . . Then she told the mayor why she had come. Her husband, she aald, was the sole support of her and fata widowed mother. He was subject to epilepsy and laat Saturday he ran from the house IB his delirium. A police ambulance was called and took him to the county hospital. - He was refused ad-, mission.- - '. -' - '..- '- --' . The policeman la charge of the ,-wagon took the man to the Hudson Avenue station. He was .booked on a charge of cisorerly conduct. He vu brought before Judge .Blake soon afterward. A fine of J75 and costs was Imposed. Te man couldn't pay. He was sent the bridewell. ' ' , - - -; -He didn't do anything wrong;" the sad little woman told tha mayor. He's the best husband in the world. -All- the money he earns he gives to bis mother and me. He doesn't drink. Won't you please let him Come home?" ." '- ..-'--'..'-- ;' - . The mayor's heart was .touched. " He ordered the evidence lathe case broucht before him-. WhUe the 'woman waited he looked through rC Then he spoke. - -- "It rooks as If there has been' a mistake here," he said. "He will be released at once, and I wish yon and your husband a happy New Tear." . -.- -. ..- S It was late in the afternoon too late for the man to te liberated last nlgbt. . But h will walk from the bridewell this morning free.v- v- -.,-.. ..V.-t;r.vv: " - - - .- He la Walter Olshack, aged 2S. He Uvea at 474 Larrabee atreetv -r-'r''