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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 03, 1913, Image 5',
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SHE MASHED A MASHER
Elizabeth Mayne in her stage
San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 3.
When Dr. Samuel Weiss, 27, ad
dressed a '"mash" note to Eliza
beth Mayne, actress, he guessed
that she would respond and agree
to a date. He guessed wrong.
Elizabeth did respond, but it was
unfortunate for Dr. Weiss.
She very promptly turned the
letter over to the postal authori
ties and city detectives. Then
she inserted an advertisement in
a paper telling the doctor that she
would be on the appointed corner
at midnight. She was there; so
was the doctor.
"Is this .Miss Mayne?" asked
the doctor as he stepped up to
the young woman. "Yes," she
replied. "Is this T. X.?" When
the doctor answered that he was
the man who had signed himself
"T. X." to the letter a strange
voice spoke into his ear. "And I
am Detective So and So and you
are my prisoner."
In jail the doctor wailed that
it was all the fault of the news
papers, that they hadn't any busi
ness printing pictures of a lady in
"It wasn't because it was a
mash note," explained Miss
Mayne, "that I had him arrested.
We get lots of mash notes. Some
are amusing, some silly, and some
pathetic, but this one was entire
ly too vulgar and that's why I
had him arrested."
The Heiress You must not
take it too much to heart, Jack.
Although I have refused you,
there are plenty other good fishes
in the sea. Jack Yes, I know
but not goldfish.
"Do you think it is possible to
make an airship absolutely safe?"
"Sure," replied the mechanician.
"How?" "Disable it before it gets
a chance to leave the ground,"