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"My -brave brtiiu'erT-r.ajid poor Mr.
Brooks!"- said Neva iff. her gentle,
She never knw "vvhat ? his" cruel
heartedness hadjcpsther. .She never
understood thatalmJDStu royal for
tune awarded .henbrbtheivby the conscience-stricken,,.,
represented restitution;.. '
All-she ktojVwa'that;she'.had won
a manfqr he'r.hubandwhjise tender
love was.a grateful iralm after all her
lonely life of toil and sacrifice'.
ANNA-HELD WEARS! $25,000
M' , aft
"Aren't you .afraid, sqmeqn'e will
rob you ;o.f. your "25,Pp$)v .diamond
stockings?" masked an interviewer of'.
Anna Held recently.'. , ',. .. , '
"Not while. they are qnme!" she
twinkled merrily. ',"j$6 -tine . would
have ze uerie.jo'tfr-tb ;ro Anna Held
of any sort .otjstockiiigs. .while she
wear wearing"tfcein.' Nosifge!
"But, frankly, they Are a source of
worry to me. I must have them
guarded while I am not showing 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 tie set
tings are transferred each weelt to
new material, sq 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 of the old French nobility, Com
te de Pats, brought me" in exquisite
diamond with instructions to wear it
somewhere to counteract the sparkle
he said he saw in iny eyes.
"Where, better than around my
stockings, could I wear it io obey that
command? ,.I though how much bet
ter a pair of stockings set in dia
monds would be. And so JI got them.
"They" are beautiful, are they not?
See?" : . . '
And" she opened her jewel" case to(
expose a dazzling; shimmering view
of the' wonderful stockings that have
attracted attentfonjn so many lands;
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