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como your own people. They aro put together. Hut tho characters characters," aald Charlotto thought- whero mnny lawnrs dwell by day In
people they tiro real!" Impossible! They wore not crooks: fully. tall buildings Charlotto parked her
Charlotto had taken to pacing the they wcro dummies. Jt was like tftther Drowning wan slttlnr up car at tho curb and entered one of
T1 ,. All uinn floor, nnd hor father nodded admlr- Punch and Judy. Dad. tho real straight In hi chair. t the dormitories. An elevator carried
JL Villi Ji.Lv AO OUt jl OOK& lngly. He was very proud of Char- crook play hasn't been written yet!" "Alcot who? Crooks?" her to tho eighteenth floor, and a few
Infli. "1 mess vnll'ru rleht. coma to thlnl: "I must co to live imnnr thrm." Atrnn nlnnv ihn rMnn hmiivlii in.
"Now, I'vo got my Idea and part of It," he assented. "Vcs; I'm sure she nnswered qulotly. opposlto n door Hint bore these words
of my plot," Bho said, talking rapidly, you're right." "Not on your llfel" on It glass panel-
"Tho puro mechanics of It, of courso, "And tho reason Is this," pursued "Come now, dad," snld Cli.irlotte MARSHALL ni ArKATflNP
I already l;now. That's tho ndvantago Charlotte. "Tho peoplo who write hastily. "Don't misunderstand the , - , ,7
of tho special courso I took after I these plays know nothing whatever purposo of It. It's a necessary means rny and counselor at Law,
left college. And now I'm coming t.i about their characters In real Ilfo. to an end." Hhe tiirne,! Dm knnh. hut ihn rinnr
., n niinu'wiMfi ,.1 fTnm h- .nnneii of her father's my characters. I'm Just ready to got Tho true crook has never been staged "Means bo hanged! You'll stick did not yield. Nor did knocking
UAULOnn BHOWNINQ gazed from the tonncau of her wrs acnuall,tcJ wlu, tncm." yit , pUr,,ose, M motives. HU right horc," bring any response. Charlotto looked
ane pauscu ana iookcu signiiicanuy Meals ntid aspirations aro unknown to "lie sensible, dad. Toil want me at hor watch; It was right forty-flvo
tl.o author" to succeed, don't you?" o'clock. So shn paced the corridor
rn "Ideals and aspirations?" echoed "Succeed? Sure. I want you to sue- Impatiently, and wondered how and
A Young Lady Yearns to Write
A Play All About Crooks
( And Their Devious Ways
(CopjrUM. Fink A. Uunie Oomrtnj.)
Rtirodlnir limousine. Idly watching tho moonlit road, tho poplars
and hedges that bordered It close, and tho strip of shining river Bt her parent,
that lay Just beyond. Hut the dim landscapo wna not In her "You'ro getting along finely, 1
thoughts, because sho was frowning' an ompnauo displeasure.
Bhe drew her wrap doicr about her throat with an ImpaUont hand, and
shivered perceptibly, although the September night -was sending a soft
and warm breeze through tho open window.
Suddenly eho withdrew her gazo from the road-way and stared down at
her Up, whero lay a crumpled and twisted theater programme. Her frown
deepened. Clearly thcro was something offenslvo about the programme.
Kelzlng It In her hands, sho toro It with a swift movomont and tossed the
toleces out Into tho night. .......
"Tho very worst of them alll" exclaimed Charlotto.
Bitting beside Chnrlotto In the tonneau was tho large and aggres
sively stout figure of u man. sleeping comfortably. "I" chin drooped
forward until U rested on his shlrtbosom, while his silk hat to tilted
backward until H dlsloscd the glistening frontier of a pink bold head.
Bweet content had settled Itself upon Brnstus P. Drowning.
"Wasn't It simply awful, oaai
THE PLOT OPENS TO-DAY
NOBODY HAD EVER DENIED CHARLOTTE
ANYTHING AND SHE WAS DETERMINED
TO HAVE HER OWN WAY NO MATTER
WHAT HAPPENED SOMETHING DIDl
Begin Reading This Story Now
blew It!" exclaimed Mr. Drowning
hastily. "I tell you, that was a lively
third act." , ,
"Then you don't deny you slept
during tho second?"
"I well, maybe I took a. wink now
and then, my dear. Tlrosome day,
There was a heavo of tho large fig
ure, a sigh, and a grunt.
"Er ah what : , .,.
"The play, of course. The pla I
said Churlottc sharply. ,..,
"Yes, yes; of course Tho play, my
a car. ory one i".j
versaiion, asi, -- -,' , .,, ,., i nVs-un
"Md" Kchar.otto In cle?r less they have' a chorus and a lot of
..J roij tones, "that It was simply cane songs and slapsticks.
Swfuh It wm a imd play!" .. Mr. . Hrownlng f mlled fa ntlX and
i v ... v .i..r So I sam: a rcminisccniiy. mm nuyuu
. . . - t. nr inn n.iL
Charlotto turnou u quitn. (,"""
Mr nrownlng, dimly conscious you know. Got to have action to Keep
vine' met thu demands of con- mo Interested." ..... v
m S .acKcd back for tho re- "Dad, I'm ashamed of you. You
Tho limousine slowed down and
... . .,,... h. m. in,nj in nt a. stono gateway, en-
?"Pn" ''l.u,u u'rl:vl,u w nVuVwn a road mat was arched
noieni pHreui. ".V.V" t ' i, .,.! ,,nw to bo nas
(la .. tin I ti ri fnnn r. 1L la J Uu n Itll IMHim - . -
VVind noor worthless. s'n inrougii n mm
itaa poor woruiii. ,ro,Pi,P of roll nc lawn auu
7 . Utm'm llfinrl u III it II I ni inHC. All IUUKU I'i
........- tintiH ul.l.t it linV
mJrlSX? ho "aniVmed. .iVance. II -s In reality
And fell asleep again.
lake. Although a
u, ,i.ni i, mi ilnmnln of Mr. Urownlng.
cLrlotte with an angry movement who had been a banker long enough
Xn"'?..' , ,Vni inward tho land- to ocnulre real estate when and whero
capo onco more " ..- .", .hi!, of the house
knr he.r narclil. inen "u """y ritmiuuj k. ....
' ' '
wm if,. mwv
s r r i m Jir. iirntvninir.
cecd. Ton can write all the playi when lawyers made their living. It
you want Jlut you'll not go off and was past nine o'clock when a small
llvo with a gang of thugs and bur- boy, who whlsycd In an off koy,
glara while I'm on earth. Good Lor J, emerged from an elevator, sauntered
are you crazy, Charlotto? Do you to tho door of ltoom ltUG, which was
think I nm?" that of Marshall lllackstone, and un-
Charlotto showed symptoms of locked tho door, chnrlotto was at
"Assuredly! CrooKs havo them. In alarm. Hho know how it was on nls heels as ho entered,
reality, they aro a very extraordinary those rare occasions when her father "Are you the lady that's getting the
people. Tho trouble Is. we do not un- became stubborn. divorce?"
What kind of a play derstand them. Wo do not know "Then you don't want mo to have "No!"
"I don't doubt that my little girl "Not that kind, my dear. Come ho observed, eyeing Charlotte.
im Into a closer scmuianco 01 wune- uco. .nr. iroiii..h Vho house 5,r- Urownlng lifted his eyebrows win wruo uio ucst piny or mom an," uo sciisiuib. ira i.m iwy u i m onco an cxpiunauon anu
no naa ciinpiay ilt uui mm ..... . Sllgntlv anil drew at his cigar. 41U n"Hi ci'iumuniiy. u v. wunn n bu iiumnu. aim nn.o a iivnwiiiu i:uiiiiiiuiuiii., mm i.jiuriuiir,
r parent. Then sno cnangou I'rcsenuy uio . and thu aure." "' "What kind of a pin
id and, gripping Krastus 1. nickered through tho tr Cc3 and thu . 0l ,,wll.r.
IB tlrmly by the arm. shook car came U a s op ? d" "A crook play, dad."
, a closer semblance of wake tico. Mr. llrownlng handc.l his daugh- UroWnlng llftcl his eyobrov
ho city lights vanished behind them, where a watentui scrv , i .r ' j '""" .Sow 1 understand wfty wo'v been
r i iu
icr wrap on a chair. crook plays Just to satisfy ourselves llnd tho truth before I
"Como in hero dud. she cauca. i how 11U0 tnu n.rtcra know about It."
vant to talk to you. crooks." "Absolutely tho right I
U int illil Villi KIIV UUUIH HUk W UO liiU viwvu . - . t
.lav?" asked Charlotto polntixlly. to the groat living room ana loweu
xt, ltpnwnlnit did not rememlier her wrap on a cnair.
what ho had said, and was cautious.
,vP'Uy l . Hrownlng had started toward
1 Evldcntiy." retorted Charlotto tho stain-use; he was reauyior
i 'VU.V" '.'.. ..i-wia i. ... i... .,i.r.v..,l i ho summons.
XrUthaVyou have already 'told mo ""It's pV late, my dear." he sug- t(,rrVptW charlotte.
TSf; was a very tine plu. Iso lmpropr gcstccl.
.oim reiwu. ... mv nlay
von sos. v;narioiie; hi "on, ye.
"On ly last week I told you I hadn't
written a lino as yet." she reminded
"Not bcpiMiM 1 am a better piny- a hummor of n play."
seven crook iilavs." lio observed. wrlght, father," sho said deprecating-
Kxactly, dad. We've been going toiy. -niii simpiy nocauso i proposo to
try to sivriie
"Why. I thought that at loast onu Mr. Urownlng. slapping his knee.
of 'em was" i'So I am going away for a while,
Of courfo. dear old innocent," in- una.'
Von thought it
whose perceptions wero nlmost In
variably keou, was not displeased.
"I'll wait for Mr. lllackstone," nhs
sMd, seating herself In a comfortable
HB air was crisp and sweet with chali In thu outer room.
tho coolness of a young morn- It was after ten o'clock when an
Ing when an unmuffled road- astonishingly thin young man entered
. ater shot Into tho highway from from tho hall and-towed his hat on
tho Jlrcwnlng estate and sot- a table.
Away! Why? And whero?" tied Into a brisk and steady pace to- "Why, Charlotte!" he exclalmsd.
..... n rrvi.1 nhv rtilt It u'nan't Thft 'T hnvnti'l nvfinttv 4nlilni! wlinr wii ril th .lit. Tt oriltran " n Vi m liArnll. ' lnla! nr
t keep you long-(l IL'3 'm' plot wasn't so bad. It was well enough But It will n whmo I can meet my Far down town, In a neighborhood paying for advice."
pots, lioth-ln spots."
"Whlnh unois'.'" Char
Which spois'.'" Charlotte was a re
"Why er different spots. I-.xcel-lent
first act; tine. Interesting char
acters: good actors; nlco scenory."
"And tho second act?"
"Ah the second act. Let me see
now." He rubbed his cnln sagely.
,'0b, yes; tho second net. wny cr
not so goou."
"It was the only act In the whole
play that was even passable," an
noucod Charlotte coldly.
Mr. Drowning Iookou paincn an.i
hl'a.;ertainly; I remember, my dear
Hut l thought you might have dashcu
It off since."
"Days nro not dashed off, saia
Charlotto with dignity. ,,..,,
"Well, 1 didn't know," apologized
Mr. Urownlng humbly.
"First, you must havo the call; that
comes from within."
Then comes your Idea your
The Day of Rest
T TV I'rwn I'liblliMni C".
(Tin Ne t Yotk Kiculi WcrlJ )
By Maurice Ketten
"Well, If you didn't Insist, I would,"
said lllackstono promptly, and In his
Vest business manner. "I suppose
you want the best grade of advlceV"
"Now thli Is serious, Marshall
And Charlotte, tapping a nervous
hand on tho dosk, told him of hor
plans and her hopes, and also of the
parental veto lntorposed by Krastus
"Now what am I to do?" she de
manded. "Do you want me to advise you to
disobey father?" ho asked.
"N-uo; I didn't say that. Dut you
always usod to advise me, you know."
"In tho kid days; I romember," he
nodded. "I think I onco advised yol
to swim across the pond In your best
tiunday dress and you did."
Charlotte mndo a wry face.
"And you also advised me after
ward to throw myself on the mercy ot
the court, nnd I did and got a spank
ing," nho added.
"That's so," he nodded, "Are you
ready to risk another?"
"We'ro digressing," said Charlotte
primly. "Now tell me what I'm to
do. 1 Intend to write my play and I
Intend to know my people at first
hand. Of course, father nys I'm
"Well I think he may be able to
prove It," lemarkod lllscliston.
Then he added, hastily: "That Is, It
you should go ahead with your plan
cf running away."
"Then you advise mo to yield to
give up everything?" cried Charlotte
with n gesture of despair.
"Dy no menns, Charlotte. It hasn't
como to that yet. Let's seo now."
He spent a minute or so staring out
of tho window, while Charlotte sat
restless. When he turned to her again
his mind seemed to havo moved on a
"Just think what wonderful folks
you sometimes meet nt house parties.
I don't mean Uio nocloty stuff. I mean
all kinds of folks. I mean"
"You mean "
Tho young man smiled at her.
Iln bowed deferentially.
"You mean for mo to give a hnuit
"I linven't said so."
" and to Invito crooks!"
lio shrugged and reached for his
"1 think that's a perfectly wonder
ful suggestion!" sho exclaimed.
"Dut remember now I didn't suggest
It," said lllarkstonu cautiously. "I
"Nonsense! Of course you aug
Rested It and It's splendid, And but,
oh, Marshall, I don't know any crookj
, "You know a whole lot of father'
business friends," he rtnninded her.
"Oh, let's bo serious please I It's
too Important for Joking. How am I
to get my crooks?"
Ho gave due consideration to the
"I bellve t know the very man. it
he will consent," he anawored. after
a sufficient pause.
"He r supplies crooks?"
Marshall Dlackstone glanead tip at
the celling as he answered:
"Ho Is a crook."
"What kind, Marshall?" Charlotte
was tense with Interest.
"He's a highbrow crook: a. Terr
superior man. Educated and all that,
"Has he been In prison often?"
"Nover!" exclaimed Dlaokiton lu
dlgnantly. "I said he waa a hlrtrbrow.
didn't I? He's a gentleman who
would graco any company.",
"I had In mind," said Charlotte) had
tatlngly, " crooks who were not wall
not exactly gentlemen."
"Oh, that's all right. Ha knowa all
kinds. He's democratlo and- coaao-r
polltan. Ileally a remarkable nan.
"Could I meet this person?" ahe,
"That could easily axrangsd...
He would be clisrmed."
"What' his name, Marshall?" '
"He Is known, as Illdwell WnBaf,
snld Dlackstone, dropping his voice
19 a whisper. ; A ,
"An alias?" .'
"I have never asked him. Char-'.,
lotto. There are some things, your '
know, that aro regarded as dollcate r
"Of course," she said nastily.,
"Where could I see this gehtlema'ttt?" ?
"Huppose I should brlng.hltn out to-
your house this evonlng,'1 suggest i
lllackstone after a moment's thought. "
"That Is, If he Is not professionally
".Splendid! I hop you'll find hlni, '
at liberty; I'm so anxious to get to
work, Marshall. Is be really In ae... '
"fin's a conscientious worker," re
sponded lllackstone heartily.
"Done!" said Charlotte. "Don't for--get
about Mr. Wright."
"I'll phono his offlce Immediately."
"His ofllce! I didn't know crooks
Marshall lllackstone smiled wlsclv.
The skyscrapers are full 6f 'em?" '
(To Re Continued.)
Isappolntcd. Dut It was too lato t-j theme."
treat. "To bo sure, my near; ui cuuioc
Can't agree wltn you, my uear. "Ami men tnai mea muoi. no
Sorry; can't agree." in your mind weeks, monins, peruana
"I'll tell vou why vou can't agree." years."
nimrlnllB. "It's lineniiHO vol! "As loner ns that?'
never saw tho second act You wcro ".Sometimes longer. And then your
sound asleep. Oh, yes; nnd onco you plot begins to develop. And you must
snored. You did! You went to sleep live that plot yourself--Ilvo It!"
Just before the curtain In tho tlrst "Undoubtedly," said Mr. Drowning,
act and you never woke up unlll they biting off tho end of a clgnr.
blew the safo In the thlnl art " "And then corno your characters,
"Didn't It mako a nolso when they and you live with them. They be-
r e s h
d Diet Rules
By Pauline Furlong
ConrrliM 1918. tj The !'rii l"uMlihln On, (The N w Yutk Eenliu World).
Good Heart Action Indispensable to Health
MOST of my rcador3 uudcrBtunil that tho llrst cascntlal for main
tenance of health, endurance, capacity for dally labor and power
of remmnnnn In .11. l ,!..rk. tit .1 strnil" YM! rlol.nl, mml
heart. Thcro Is only ono way to bring about tula
condition, and that Is through active outdoor cxcrclso,
which stimulates blood circulation throughout the body.
Without pure, active blood no one can bo really well.
Wo all know that In curly youth tho rccuperutlvo
powers of tho heart and lungs aro nt their best, nnd
through games and exercises which demand speed ami
Kreut activity of all tho muscles the heart is developed
to its highest ilegreo and kept In healthful condition.
When we grow older we do not gallop about like
children, and many new conditions begin to develop,
which demand greater care of the heart and other organs. Experts say
that up to the ago of thirty tho system will bo bencllted by active and
strenuous exercise, unless a great amount of bupurfluous flci.li has been
allowed to develop and retard the
At about tho age of forty mineral
deposits begin to form In tho ar
teries. Theso thicken und I030 their
elasticity unless some regular form
of mild exerclso Is followed. Oolf,
in middle life, is tho best of all
round exerclso for ull, becauso It
requires many hours in tho fresh
air and sunslilno nnd stimulates the
ctlon of tho heart, blood and lungs
ithout overtaxing tho system. Of
ourse, golf is a typical walking
xcrclac, but tho many strokes with
lOjClub demand not only skill, but
icourage lung capacity, blood clr-
133ilatlon and active exercises for
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0?'f Helps limn rpriv. blood
circulation and nives active exer- I
Original Fashion Designs
For The Evening World's
By Mildred Lodewick
CWtliM 1011. tr The l'rwi lllihlas Cto, m Niw Totk EimIm WotMl.
Dainty Frock of New Design '
WOMUN of to-
part that clothes play
in rvcryday life moro
than ever before.
Home women, how
ever, by using a little
forethought gain much
moro vnluo from their
clothes than others.
To anticipate one's
needs and arrange to
liavn suitable clothe
early In tho season
end In due time for
iipeclal occasions Is
which firings not only
u calm mind that can
be put to sterner lines
of thought, but saves
liny unwise expendi
ture In a hasty mo
ment. That Is UKely to
happen when one sud
denly nwakens to thu
fact thu moment lias
arrived for a frock
which has not been
thought of before,
Vow is thu time to
make tho daln'y
frocks which July and
August demand. Very
smart this year arc
plild effects In sheer
fabrics such as voile,
dimity or sheer cotton
crepe, nny of which
would charmingly de
velop my design to
duy. Plain white or
gandy Is introduced
In a distinctive man
ner, achieving a pretty
trimming. It Is rut
Into scallops' bands
applied to tho waist
und skirt by hemstitch
ing, and tho material
cut away underneath
them. Tho wulitt ! a
THIS STYLE EASY TO COPY ONLY INEX
PENSIVE MATERIAL REQUIRED.
fUUnillltiOn IS VVWVVVVyVVVVVVVVrrrWrMArrrArrrWrrr
as tho skirt, S
v I are of organdy, is a narrow Cluny
e bending. A line of It l also inatrt(4
whoso tunio Is plain and straight.
dainty and effective trimming for th