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LIKE "CINDERELEA, "THE DIAMOND SLIPPERS OF'
MRS. "ANTHONY FROM MUNCIE TURNED TO GLASS
, When Mrs. Charles H. An
thony, of - Muncie, Inch, and
Washington, D. C.,r arrived in
New -York last week, she caused
a distfncty sensation. All the
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priced repoYters, clever women
space Kvriters and able-bodied
rhapsoflists around to the Wal-
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dorf-Astoria to interview her.
Result: Columns of-free adver
tising for Mrs. Anthony.
Mrs. Anthony deserted Muncie
because she yearned for, a cos
mopolite sphere. So she went to
Washington to live. She was not
els were the talk of the Turkish1
embassy and the Turks go in:
for jewelry some, b'leevus.
Finally she burst into the fron?
pages of the papers when she
wore diamond-studden slippers.
The heels of her slippers sparkled
like the sword hilt of the Akhood
Then she went to New York7.'
She told the reporters why she
wore diamonds on her heels. "I
want to fead," she said. "Any-
body can follow. The one who is
first is the winner." What she
really wished to do, it is said, was
to rival in popularity Mrs. Nich
olas Longworth, she who wast
born daughter of the colonel.
While-Mrs. Anthony was fit
New York entertaining the re-
porters (some of whom wrote
poetry about her) Mr. Anthony
was in Muncie, working. Came
to "him the tax assessor, Clem V.'
Powell, the genial whole-souled
candidate for re-election.
"About those diamond heels?
your wife's wearing," said Clem?
"How about taxing them?"
"Clem," said Mr. Anthony, "I'tf
Be frank with you. Those heels
are studded with glass. Wherf
Mrs. Anthony went east she took
a package of those new-fangled
glass thumb tacks and I believe'
she stuck them in her heels. Any
how, she's got no real diamonds
on her heels. Good day, Clem1
o o r
Will the children have to have
long unnoticed. . She appeared a fresh batch of eddy bears next
gorgeouslyjdrcsseH'and herge'wH'fall? ' l. . 'A.'