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HOME TOSTAND TRIAL
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick O.
Beach, from snapshot pictures
taken in riding costumes and
Aiken, S. C, April 12. "Beau
ty" Beach is coming- back from
' Europe to stand trial-for slashing
his young wifes throat,, beating
her over the head, tearirfg out her
earrings, and therwisel6enaving.
as no gentleman even ope under
the influence of liquor at -$10 a
bottle id supposed to behave.
Wherefore the millionaire so
ciety bunch that has made Aiken
famous, or un famous, as you hap
pen to look at these things, is
shaking in its diamond-studded
D. S. Henderson, Beach's at
torney here, received the follow
ing cablegram from Paris, where
"Beauty" now is, last night:
"Authorize you to appear and
sign bond for by appearance. Am
returning next week. Beach."
Thomas Hitchman, jr., New
York millionaire sportsman,
promptly went on Beauty's bond,
and doubtless is now going
around trying to get someone to
bet with him on how many near
homes are going to be wrecked.
It isn't what may happen to
Beauty if he is convicted that is
worryingr the society bunch here.
It's what may come out at the
trial about the ' doings of the
Briefly, the story is this:
Frederick O. Beach, better
known as "Beauty" by the la
dies because he is "too cute for
anything," chum of W. K. Van
derbilt, crack shot, horseman and
polo player, was very drunk on
the evening of February 26.
History does not relate with
whom "Beauty" had succeeded in
getting to this stage,' but this is
one of the things that may come
out at the trial.
While still drunk, "Beauty" de
cided 'to go home where his beau
tiful wife, -Camilla, widow o'f
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