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GILBERT'S EPITAPH WRITTEN BY
London, England. "His foe was
folly and his weapon wit," is the epi
taph Anthony Hope,- the English au
thor, has written for the memorial
tablet soon to be dedicated to the
memory of W. S. Gilbert of "Mikado"
and "Pinafore" fame.
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"Waiter, I want to know something.
What is the distinction between
'puree' and soup?"
"They're about the same, sir, ex-
cept that 'puree' is eaten with less . '
AMERICAN PRINCESS TO BE
PRESENTED TO QUEEN
Richmond, Va. "The American.
Princess" known to all Virginia as
Amelie Rives, but called Princess
Troubetzkoy in the court circles of
Europe will make her bow to Queen
Mary at the next "presentation" at
the court of St. James.
Princess Troubetzkoy is very dem
ocratic and spends more time at her
Virginia home, -Castle Hill, than she
does in her Italian castle and pays
little attention to royalties, but' this
summer" she and her husband are
guests of Lord Curzon in England,
and the court presentation is a mark
of favor from their distinguished,
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