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LAST EDITION rtr '
RIOTS FOLLOW DEATH i FORD
OF ROYAL COUPLE IN
SCHOOLHOUSE IN HIS
AUTOMOBILE PLANZ 4
Entered as Secand-CTass Matter April" C 1914, at the Postofflce at
Chicago, DL, Under the Act of March 31879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, -gat TeI Monroe 353. '
Editor and Publisher. f7 By Mail, Except in
600 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Yean 1
VOL. 3, NO. 231
Chicago, Monday, June 29, 1914
ACCUSED SCHOOLBOY SLAYER FACES
DEATH TO SAVE GIRL'S NAME
Eighteen-Year-Old Heir of Rich Man Will. Stand Trial
for Alleged Killing of Chauffeur After Fourteen
"." Months' Silence In Prison Cell. . 1
BY NORMAN ROSE
Albany, N. Y., June 29. Is 18-year-old
Malcolm Gifford of Hudson, N.
Y., one of the greatest heroes this
country has ever produced a mere
boy, who, like a knight of old, is glad
ly riding to his fate for a woman's
honor, even though that fate be the
terrible, one meted out in -the Sing
18-year-old Malcolm Gilford sim
ply one of the crudest of coldblood
ed murderers ever to face, trial 'in the
courts of -the Empire state and
doubly cruel in that his victim, if vie
tim he was, had never harmed a hair
of his head; did not even know him?
Such is the two-headed question
now being asked by young Gifford's
millionaire friends here. Indeed, who
knows anything at all of -the baffling
crime of which he is accused on this,
the eve of his trial for the alleged
murder of young Frank J. Clute, Al
And the answer that most 6f them
make, at least those Gifford numbera'