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with .to an expert jeweler, and the
jeweler offered her $100 for the
Lord Dalnjeny also was given
the north pole shoulder.
Then Lord Stanhope sprang
into the ring and the wellow
newspapers by getting hinjself
engaged to Gabrielle, which by
this time was recognized as a
proper amusement for young
Nobody ever learned what hap
pened to Stanhope, but probably
he interrupted Gabrielle when
she was busy with a rehearsal or
something. Anyway, Gabrielle
announced loudly to the "repre
sentatives of the press" they're
always representatives of the
press, never reporters, in Britain
that Stanhope was a dead one.
- Then, the. deposed King Man
uel of Portugal pranced into the
ring, thiking that he had a lien on
all the chorus girls, called Gabrielle.
But Gabrielle Had no . use for
deposed kings. If Manuel still
had been hanging on to his
crown, it might have been differ
ent, but kings without kingdoms
didn't make any kind of a hit with
Gabrielle, and she told her butler
to throw Manuel out if he mess
ed up the front porch too much.
Then came Loder. Loder was
the real energetic suitor. He sent
pearls, and diamonds, and flow
ers, and things.
Gabrielle gave the flowers and
things to her maid, and hung on
to the pearls and diamonds,
which she found out were "real, in
case a rainy day might blow
along her way.
After keeping Loder on the
string for a decent, and pearl-and-diamond
length of time, Ga
brielle let hi mengage himself.
Then yesterday she jilted him,
and today she married him.
Oh, to be an actress with a temperament.
THE MIRACULOUS MANNER IN WHICH HERBERT
SWIFT CHOSE TO GO TO HIS DEATH
He Was Not Killed in the Everleigh Club, He Went on a Hunting
Trip While Unconscious, and Died of It.
Of -all the unusual ways of go
ing to one's death, Herbert L.
Swift, son of Gustavus F. Swift,
Chicago multi-millionaire, appar
ently went out of his way to
choose the most unique, accord
ing to the stories of his friends,
physicians and the coroner in
Milwaukee. Here it is:
A. W. La Forge, a personal
friend of the dead man, who was
with him on the train going to
Milwaukee, for a stay at Swift's
hunting lodge, at the time of his
death, first told the coroner that
Swift fell against a car seat;
causing the injury over his right
eye. Subsequently he altered
this to say that Swift, had fallen
off a couch in his own home, and
thus been injured. La Forge was
sure he fell. ,
The Milwaukee coroner, after
months have passed, has "learned