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for a christening scene and, under
the severest prqtest, -borrowed me
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"'What did he do?t WA.the
first anxjous guestion my mother)
asked as he put me back into her
arms again after the play.
"Dh, he let out a screack-yqu
could hear' all over thet theater
was mv father'sproud reolv.
" 'And spoiled the whole act, of
course?' wailed my little mother.
f " 'Not a-tallmother, dear, he
said. "He got a big hand and I
knew right away that my son
was destined to be an acton "
Nearly ever isnce that date
"Joe" has been living up to his
father's prosnostication. When
he was five he commenced play
ing child parts and singing and
dancing between the acts in his
father's company for the munifi
cent sum of hair a crown a week,
(about 60 cents). Three years
later his fater died. "Joe" became
the breadwinner of the family
a mother and five dhildren.
Dancing was his first key to the
public heart and for ten years he
was the champion clog dancer of
England. He is one ofvthe old
school ballet masters.
And now he is making a suc
cess of a. new field and renewing
his acquaintance with old friends
on two continents as a comedy
chapacter-man in moving picture
In his spare time Alien writes
scenarios. "A Guardian's Luck"
is one of-his latest. And just as
an aside he keeps an eye on a big
farm which he owns out near
Battle Creek, Mich.
GOOD, CLEANT POLITICS
With the Progressive members
of the legislature back of him' in
his progressive platform, Gov.
Dunne will be able, no doubt, "to
carry out some pledges made to
the people during the campaign,
and" without being forced to trade
with any of the Democratic
The attitude taken by the Pro
gressives is something new in
politics, and just as refreshing as
it is new.
Instead of fighting Gov. Dunne
because he is a Democrat and be
longs to another party, the '27
Progressive legislators will sup
port him in everything he tries to
do for the people of IHinois.
That's good politics because
it's clean and honest politics ; and
Judge Dunne, being a clean and
honest politician himself, will
understand and appreciate it.
The bosses will probably find
that President Wilson will also
be back of Gov. Dunne.
First Cowboy Did Jack dress
fup a good deal to go in town r
Second Cowboy I should say so.
But he didn t feel quite complete;;
said he needed a finishin touch
guessed, it was perfume, an' there
wasn't none within thirty miles,
so he turned a good supply o' that
new bottle d' lemon flavoring the
cook just got on to his coat lapel.
And he certainly does smell gor
geous. i o o-
A kiss may be printed, but
should not be published.