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tian goddess Isis, had had her
eyes on them all through the cen
turies, and now at last had
brought the Egyptian princess
and the humble lover together in
the person of. Jane Schaufert and
Ralph Chesley Ott.
The tale of high romance that
lit was DUStea y conee percoia-
By Mrs. Ralph Chesley Ott.
I know as sure as I am alive to
day that I lived before some 5,
000 years ago in Egypt. I was
the Princess Amneris. I can sed
in my dreams and everyday recol
lections the time when I was a lit
tle girl, when my. stern father,
Pharoah Khufu, took me by the
hand and led me through the
large palace garden to the banks
of the River Nile and pointed out
to me the sacred crocodiles.
I remember as though it were
yesterday our first meeting on
the great pyramid. I had gone
Ife with my father on a trip of in
spection, and we had come to the
queen's chamber in that dark"
tomb. I looked inside the door of
the chamber, and there, by the
light of the rushes, I saw the most
handsome man in the world.
I loved him at once, and I saw
by his eyes that he loved me. That
evening he came to the palace,
and our love that began then has
lasted through all the centuries
I, too, remember floating down
the river with my lover and I rec
ollect the great anger of my fath
er, the .pharoah, when he found
my lover and me together.
My lover was taken from me.
Where he went, or .what happen
ed to him I know not. All I know
is that my recollections break
"Now I understand. My lover
was taken from me, and I died of
a broken heart. But Isis, the an
cient Egyptian goddess, watched
over us. through the centuries,
and has brought us together at
' It was a beautiful story, and
the Sunday newspapers did them
selves proud on it But alas and
alack, the story is all shot to
Mrs. Ott has filed suit for di
vorce, and asks alimony and the
custody of the two Ott children,
24 and 11 months old.
And the cause of the busting
up of the Egyptian princess' ro
mance is a coffee pot, which the
humble lover-y-in a moirient of
high excitement, shied at his
' It was all right to be reincar
nated Egyptian- princess while
the princessing was good, but
there was nothing doing when
coffee pots were taking the places
When seen today, Mrs. Ott,
who is staying with her mother, -seemed
quite happy. She refused
to discuss her divorce suit.
"I think the suit itself explains
everything," she said.
"But how about that reincar
nated love?" asked the reporter.
Mrs. Ott whistled her answer
to the question. It was the tune
of "Everybody's Doin' It."
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