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YOU CAN READ THIS ON A CAR WITHOUT
JABBING YOUR NEIGHBOR IN THE EAR
THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST
TEL. MONROE 353
VOL.2.NO.70- Chicago, Thursday, Dec "19, 1912 ONE CENT
MILLIONAIRE "TAMfc CAT" WILLS MILLIONS
TO FRIEND'S WIFE AND HANGS SELF v
Then Her Body Is Found in Ocean, and English High
Society Is Rocked by Scandal Was She
Murdered or a Suicide.
Newquay England, Dec 19.
How did Mrs. Marian Nowill,
beautiful young society leader,
come to her death"?
What caused 'James Delay, mil
lionaire, globe trotter ana gentle
man of leisure, to hangjhimself?
What took place between Mr,s.
Nowill and James Delay the day
that Mrs. Nowill disappeared and
Delay hanged himself?
How did Mrs. Nowjill become
the crushed and mutilated body
dragged from the sea at. the foot
of the cliff underneath "Delay's
frotel room? f , -
If Delay had anything o tdo
With the deatn'jofc-jMrs,, ijowill,
why did he leave her all his prop
v What does Sidney'NowilJ, the
millionaire husband of Mrs. No
will, know of the circumstances
leading up. ta and surrounding
the double iragedy?
These are the questions dis
turbing the highest society in
And no one has been found who
can give any answer to them so
far. Here are, the. known facts:
Mrs. Nowill, her mother and
Delay were all, staying at the:
same fashionable hotel here. No
will wa"s attending to business.
Delay's valet found the door of
his master's sitting room locked
Hcf'knocked and received no- an
swer. - -
Chambrjon, the valet, then
called the hotel manager, and the
door was broken down. ,
The body 6f Delay was hang
ing limply fjr&nv an electric light
fixture. He had been dead for"
three hours, -which placed the
time of his death around 6 o'clock
in tjie evening,
The rope with which Delay
had hanged himself was made
from the waistcord of his bath
robe. His frock ceat lay car efully
folded overjhe back of the chair