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THE DAY BOOK
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Vol. 1, No. 287 Chicago, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1912 Orie Cent
PERCOLATER BUSTS UP FAMOUS LOVE AFFAIR
i BOY KILLS FATHER
Vineland, N. J., Aug. 27. Hen-,
ry Garton today gave himself up
to the pqlice after admitting that
he had killed his father, E. R.
Garton, a wealthy horseman, to
prevent the murder of his mother.
Motherland son tell the same
story. The older Garton had
been drinking. He came home,
and engaged in a violent dispute
with his wife. Henry, who is
only 21, left the room, believing
' his mother could pacify his father.
Then the older Garton also left
the room, and returned with a
small kitche'n knife. He threat
ened his wife with it. She scream
ed. Her son heard here, and
rushed to the room.
Father and son grappled and
went to the floor. They fought
for at least 15 minutes, each striv
ing to gain some advantage. At
last the father got thcupper hold
on his son, and was slowly chok
ing him to death.
The son felt the kitchen knife
lying by his side. He managed
to grasp dt, and stabbed his fath
er in jugular vein. The father
. "The mother who had watched
the whole fight became hysterical
and could not be calmed for
St Louis, Aug. 27. The ro
mance of Ralph Chesley Ott, $10,
000 a year artisfand his beautiful
young wife, formerly Miss Jane
Schaufert, has been busted all to
pieces by a low, common coffee
Just in case you don't remem
ber the story, of Ralph and his
beautiful wife, with which the
Sunday newspapers were filled a
little over a year ago, we'll repeat
Ralph was in St. Louis, wear
ing Windsor ties and pensive
looks, when he met Miss Schau
fert, who was a model.
They felj in love deeply in
love. They married, and then
came the feature that all the yel
low Sunday newspapers grabbed
up and gave pages to.
The new Mrs. Ott declared that
some odd 5,000 years ago, she
had been an Egyptian princess
and Ott her humble lover. They
Were having a good time on the
banks of the Nile, she said, when
her pop, who was then pharoah
of Egypt, found them.
Pop put the humble "lover in
jail, or bumped him off, or some
thing" of the sort, and the princess
died of a broken heart
But, she explained, the Egyp-