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DODGE SISTERS-1C - Rosie tried marriage again in 1927. married...
Rosie tried marriage again in 1927. married Mortimer Davis, Jr., the son of late Sir Mortimer Davis, Canadian millionaire. The marriage was kept secret for nearly a year. When the older'Davis in 1928 he arranged his will so his wife couldn't share in his fortune. But the marriage wasn't successful. In 1931 Rosie obtained a divorce. In the meantime, there had been .plenty of other difficulties in the way of the two famous stars. Toward the end of 1927 Rosie became very ill. For a while the doctors didn't think she could get better. The girls announced that they were going to retire. They left the stage. Life along the Riviera looked interesting. Especially the gaming tables. Fortune gave them a break, this time, and they cleaned up $850,000. 'M 1 one as They . . EANTIME, Rosie had been wearing two pearl necklaces which her husband, Mortimer Davis, had given her. The gift had been made in 1927. All of a sudden, the jewelers from whom the pearls had been purchased announced that they hadn't received payment. Rumors of a gem fraud, spread. Rosie's name ,was linked with it. Complaints stated that she had obtained $280,000 in pearls from Parisian jewelers under false pretenses. Eventually she proved that it was all her husband's doing. She was cleared. But she had to return the necklaces. The Dolly Sisters have had their high moments, though. The Prince of Wales is fond them. Former King Alfonso of Spain also liked them very much in the days when he a-throne. Lots of .men have wanted to marry them. Now Rosie has risked matrimony again. .If it doesn't work, she is going back to a convent. · Rosetta and Vivian Duncan, famous for their Topsy and Eva characterizations, can match the Dolly Sisters, trouble for trouble, show them a few new tricks. The Duncans' catastrophes began at Cicero, Illinois, in July, 1924. Rosetta and Vivian and a few other people had been attending the horse races at the y«ryK«el5 M^^ift.flsa-Prln.tedi la ,U»

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  1. The Brownsville Herald,
  2. 24 Jul 1932, Sun,
  3. Page 26

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