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"My brave' Aoiherand pOor, Mr.
Brooks!1 said Itfevd in her gentle,
She never knew, what hiscruel
heartedness had cost her. She never
understood that almost a. royal for
tune awarded her brother by the conscience-stricken
represented restitution. '
All she knew' was thaitshe' had won
a man -for her Jausband whose tender
love was .a grateful balmyjaffer all her
lonely life of ton. and sacrifice.
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ANNA HELD-WEARS :$25,O0O .
J Anna H.eld's $25,000-Stocking.
"Aren't :you .afraid someone ' will
rob you'-qf'quj: $25,b0( diamond
stockings?" asked an interviewer of
Anna Held recently. : '" '
"Not while they are; on me!" she
twinkled merrily. "No .one would
have ze nerve to. tiytq r,pb' Anua- Held
of any sort . ofc stockings while she
yr ear wearing them. No 'siree !
"But. franMy, the aw a source of
worry to me, I must have them
guarded while I am not shpwing them
on the stage. After each performance
I lock them in a jewel case and my
secretary takes them in charge.
"Those stockings have never been
washed,-) but the jewels and the .set
tings are transferred each" week to
new material, so it works out. all
right, anyway. Oh, yes, yes, I love to
"I got the idea for the stockings in
Paris,, of course. One night at.the
Follies Bergere, one Of the descend
ants pf the old French nobility, Com
te de .Paix,' brought; me an exquisite'
diamond .with, instructions. to wear It
"somewhere to counteract the sparkle
hesaid he saw4n Jny7ey.es.
''Where', better than around my
stockings, could I wear it to obey-that
command? I though how much bet
ter a, pair of stockings set in dia
monds would be. 4 so I got them.
"They are beautiful; are they not?
And she opened her jewel, cage to
expose a dazzling, shimmering -view
of the wonderful stockings that have
attracted attention in so many lands.
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