stating that his wife was
living with Klatzko. He thereof wrote a letter to her
with a plea and wailed that she shouldn't do it, not for
him but for the sake of their child. It didn't help.
Sometime later she farfirt a love with Goldberg.
Klatzko was a jealous person and she gestrashet.
Goldberg, who had lived on
225 South 4th Street in Brooklyn, was around forty years
old. He had a wife, but small children. Mrs. Shapiro's
husband is now in Chicago. They telephoned him about the
tragedy. A couple of days later the hospital issued a
report that Mrs. Shapiro is almost entirely paralyzed.
According to N.B. Linder, in
an article sixteen hears after her death, about her
"Klatzko had found Goldberg,
together with Mrs. Shapiro, in the dark corridor of
his, Klatzko's apartment, took them on and killed both
of them" (This is not the case. Goldberg later passed
away, and Mrs. Shapiro -- a short year later). Klatzko
spent more than fifteen years settled in Sing Sing, and
Linder, who had seen him after his liberation, wrote
about him: "He is a man who has had many interesting
experiences in his life, with an interesting look at
S. passed away in difficult
economic conditions, so that the dresser (theatre
tailor) Groper, and the actor Kanner, took up a money
collection for her, which took in one hundred and twenty
four dollars, which covered the expenses of a funeral
Sh.E. from Jacob Tikman.
[--] -- A bine
tragedye oyf der gas, "Di varhayt," N.Y., 15 Dec.
[--] -- Di tragedye
fun maks goldberg, thomashevsky's dreser un mrs.
shapiro, a vareyeti aktrise, "Di yidishe bine,"
N.Y., 17 Dec. 1909.
N.B. Linder -- Shmues
mit'n bafreyten yidishen "kniaz," vos hot amol
dermordet tsvey mentshn fun yidisher teater velt,
"Tog," N.Y., 22 June 1925.