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"JACK THE RIPPER MURDERS WOMAN IN WEST
SIDE ALLEY SHORTLY AFTER 1 A. M.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran, 3gggEsv, 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher. fJp 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 234 Chicago, Wednesday, July 2, 1913 ONE CENT
ACTRESS GETS QUARTER OF MILLION
SETTLEMENT FROM MARQUIS
A Sobby Love Letter or the Family Skeleton of the Noble
and Ancient Family of Northampton Is To
Blame Society Women Disappointed.
Was it a family skeleton of the
noble and ancient family of
Northampton that Ccost the present
young Marquis a-'$250j000 settlement
to Daisy Markham, or Viola Moss,
Or was it this letter, produced in
court just before the announcement
of-the quarter-million settlement was
"My Dearest Daisy:
"I am so wretchedly miserable. I
love and respect yqu more than any
other -woman in the world.
"You are my ideal of perfect wo
manhood, but the ways of the world
are hard, and I want you to believe
that what I am doing is the best for
both of us.
"You do not know how these so
called ladies of society would treat
you. , With your sweet, sensitive na
ture it would, be tqrture. to. you.
"J 35k your forgiven You, al
ways will be my beautiful dream.
God bless you, darling, and bring you
all the pluck you need.
" 'Bim.' "
"Bim" is the school . and college
nickname of the marquis.
London, July 2. Sir Edward Car
son, chief counsel for the actress,
Daisy Markham, in private life Violet
Moss, in her suit against the Mar
quis of Northampton for breach of
promise, announced today that the
Marquis had agreed to settle for
The settlement of the case was a
bitter disappointment to the society
women who crowded Justice Buck
nill's courtrooom, in expectation of
It was rumored that the family
skeletons of the old, and once ex
ceedingly powerful family of Nort
hampton, were going to be dragged
put of their closets by the little act-