Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
She can "sprint" and she can
play outdoor scenes with a gen
uine delight which adds greatly
to the realism of her pictures.
Like so many of the popular
moving picture players, she has
an abundance of beautiful hair
and splendid eyes.
Acting is almost second nature
with her because she has been
doing this sort of work since she
was eight years told. She has
played in the "Little Princess,''
"Rip Van Winkle" and was in the
original cast of "Mrs. Wiggs of
the Cabbage Patch."
The last part she played was"
Emma Jane in "Rebecca of Sun
Edith Storey has heaps of
friends. She thinks being a
"movie" favorite is good business
and a fascinating occupation.
Look for Edith next time you
see a Vitagraph film.
HIS ONE MISTAKE
Two pickpockets were standing
on their trial notorious thieves,
who had been caught at last red
handed. None the less, they con
trived somehow to put up a good
defense, thanks mainly to the
cleverness of the lawyer whom
The detective who had effected
the arrest spent a miserable twen
ty minutes in the witness-box,
contradicting himself repeatedly.
"Then what made you suspect
the men?" asked the lawyer.
"As I said before, one of them
was wearing an overcoat with a
slit in the lining, so that he might
operate more easilv."
"Come, come!" said the lawyer.
"Would you arrest me if you saw
me wearing such an overcoat?"
"No, sir. I happen to know
who you are; you're a lawyer."
"Well, what's the difference be
tween a lawyer and a pick
pocket?" The detective shook his head.
He really didn't know, he muttered.
FIRST GIRL PAGE IN MICH
Lansing, Mich., Jan. 18. The
first girf page ever appointed to
run errands for Michigan law
makers, and perhaps the first in
the whole U. S., is pretty little
Miss Blanche Fralick, 15 year-old
daughter of Representative Tom
Fralick of Manistee.
Blanche is the middle one of
three Fralick girls, and when
Tom introduces them proudly he
says: "These are my daughters.
Ain't they fine girls?" They are.
Blanche blushed when she was
appointed a page by Speaker
Currie at the request of her ad
mirers among her father's law
making associates. But she be
lieves in woman's suffrage.
"1 think it will be fine fun," she
says. "You know, I sat by papa
all through the last session, so I
know my duties and I'll perform
them well. We women must be
ready to bear some of the burdens
of government if we ever expect
to vote." Then Blanche smiled.
She What shall we get the
baby for his birthday? He I
wish we could get him the rest of