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Prince of Wales is to marry Prin
cess Elizabeth of Roumania,
daughter of the crown prince of
that .little Balkan kingdom, and
granddaughter of Carmen Sylva.
Princess Elizabeth is pretty,
the prettiest princess in Europe,
and she has had royal beaux
galore ever since she has been
out of short skirts. Her dad,
Prince Ferdinand of the royal
house of Hohenzollern-Sigmarin-gen,
broke up two of her most
promising love affairs because
the lovers didn't have real
thrones in view.
One was with ..Grand 1 Duke
Boris of Bulgaria, and Princess
Elizabeth then said she'd never
marry anybody if she couldn't
have Boris. But she forgot, and
the first thing her pa had to do
was to chase Prince George of
Greece out of the front door and
then the little princess was ship
ped off to England.
The Prince of Wales, Edward
Albert, met her and fell head
over heels in love. Elizabeth's
pa thought pretty well of Prince
Eddie, for he has the British
throne to fall back on for a steady
job when his pa dies, and the
princess likes Eddie, too; also
Eddie likes her, but Eddie's pa
isn't so stuck on the match, rumor
The princess is kin to most
every royal family in Europe, and
is the Prince of Wales' second
cousin. Besides being pretty,
little Elizabeth can sew, cook,
bake, run a typewriter and write
some fairly good stories. She
rides, golfs and flirts better than
any other European princess.
She is 18; Eddie is six months
Hugh McShan, 1358 Colorado
avenue, went to barber shop of
John Rich, 527 S. Western ave
nue, to get his hair singed. Elec
tric singer set his hair on fire
McShane fell out of the chair.
Rich stabbed himself with his
shears. Barber R. Whalem put
on open razor in his pocket ana
almost choked Wm. Hayes, cus
tomer, with a shaving brush.
Hayes fell out of his chai$ and
ran for the door. Porter Connel
ly threw bucket of water On Mc
Shane. Police arrived in time to
see McShane, almost bald, suf
fering from the cold.
NOT TO BE CAUGHT
"Now, gentlemen," called the
auctioneer hoarsely as he held up
a suspiciously yellow "eold"
watch. "What am I offered for
this? Guaranteed sound in wind
and er warranted to keep .
good time er and "
Even he couldn't think of
things to say about the watch he
"Please may I bid?" called a
modest young man quickly from
the back of the room.
"Certainly, my dear sir cer
tainly!" replied the auctioneer de
lightedly. All eyes turned quickly to the
spot where stood the auctioneer's
"Well, then," said the young
man composedly, "I'll bid 'you