Loberj London- man-abdut-town,"
millionaire, leader of fashion and,
friend of nobility.
Eric was to have married Ga
brielle Ray, the most noted beau
ty on the English stage, in the
Catholic church here, today- But
Eric "was left waiting at the
It hasn't been tfound. out yet
whether Gabrielle had cold feet,
or a red nose, or a grouch, or just
came to the conclusion she wasn't
sure she loved Eric enough to
Anyway, Eric was round at the
church bright and early. The
choir was gathered in a corner,
humming the wedding march.
The priest, robed in his vest
ments, waited impationetly in the
altar room. But there was no
Eric sent one of his many au
tomobiles for Gabrielle. In ten
minutes the automobile was back,
and Eric rose with a glad, happy
smile to help his bride out of it.
But there was no bride. Just
the chauffeur, who grinned, and
A "She sent the maid dpWn to tell
me she wouldn't need me today."
Wouldn't that jar you? It
jarred Eric some. He went back
and told the priest that if was all
off, and climbed into his automo
bile, and went to get a drink or
There was no information to be
gathered about the magnificent
apartment, which Gabrielle main
tains here. Inquisitive reporters
vere blocked on every hand by
large, uniformed persons,, who
informed the reporters that Miss
Ray was "not at home'
It was just a few months ago
that Gabrielle Ray became the
star of all the beauties on the
English stage. She became the
courted of sapheaded young earls,
and dukes,and millionaire brew
ers. Gabrielle was unmoved by this
adoration until Loder, the most
famous (and, incidentally, the
richest) clubman in London, laid
his heart and liis fortune at her
Then Gabrielle got a strange
hold on Eric's heart and fortune,
and announced publicly that she
was engaged to Eric. Since then
they have been together always
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