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Mrs. Britton goes to "every
game. She's always there at the
bell, sitting in the front seat of
the grandstand, right behind tne
I sat through orte gariie vith
Mrs. Britton." Before the first
ball was pitched she said: -
"I hope you won't mind if I
yell. I must root whe;i jthfe tean
makes a good play. 1 .simrijy
can't Iejp it" And rocjt, sjT did,
enthusiastically, " emphatically.
Which endears her to the fjh.,
With her splendid gowHsj ahd
animation, the handsomer jitle
mistrjess of the 'Card? is i str'ikirtg
Slap; What's the namethat
one act play you're in?
Thud: It's called "The'1; Dis
charge." It -was especially writ
ten for ine.
Slap: By the author?
Thud: No the mah3ej.
"Slap: That's too much" .real
ism. H?ve you anything iffiproV
Thud-: 'Yes "Bankruptcy''
thev call it. Fm already reheafs
ing for it. , . - ,
Slap: I ca nlet you; have' itiy
playletr "Broken Rock." "'
Thud: Thanks, but ifrwill
c6st so much to put k on thfcroad.
Slap: How would you like td
accept the rote in "A Stale' Buni"
I think it will he a winner.
Thud: I suppose you mean's,
breadwinner ? Wellr I won't need
it if I'm going on intb "Bank
ruptcy." Slap : But suppose that proves
Thud: Then 'I'll have to re
vive my old success, ."Only a
Slap: Fm afraid that's a dead
one. Why don't yoU try your
tabloid drama, "Thje , County
Jail.'1 . ' .
thud: Oh, people are too
used to seeing me in' it. F,ve got
a good idea for a sketch, however,
entitled "The Crayon Portrait,"
I snt an outline of it, to Belasco,
and asked him if he favored it.
Slap : ' Oh, yes, he spoke to me
about you. He said he would like
to find room for ybu'm'The Gar
bage Can," only ft was " already
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"A revolving door.'
A dam in the current of speech
sometimes makes the flow,