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never-guess-that. sh&is a moving pic
Miss Bane has Keen the chief fem
inine star of the Essanay company in
Chicago, for some time. .
She is adroit enough, however, in
the. manipulation of -her time to fit
pleasure as well as business into her
Out at the Essanay studio, which,
by the way, is a very comely-looking
place, Beverly Bayne has an almost
ideaL.dressing. room a- large, spa
cious place fitted, up with cozy cor
ners and pretty pillows and bits of
bric-a-brac. The walls are. covered
"withlphotos of well-known players of
the movie" and the legitimate stage.
v . In that pretty room Miss Bayne
often entertains society girls of the,
city who want to see just what "be
hind the scenes" means in the mov-
. ing picture world.
If you don't remember her by this
picture perhaps you will .when you
think of these photoplays, "The New
Church Organ," "The Hermit," "The
Snare," "The Redemption of Slivers"
anfl "The House of Pride." -
NEIL OUSTS FEE" SYSTEM
"Do unto others, as you would have
them do unto you."
That is the motto over the court
room door of Henry Neil, father of
the Mother's Pension Law.
x,Neil recently was elected justice of
the peace in Oak Park. He opened
his court this morning, with the an
nouncement that he would try and
administer justice as Christ would.
His first .step in that direction was
the abolition of the fee system in his
court. He will accept no fees what
soever. "The fee system is as evil-as would
be the licensing of burglars," said
Neil today. "I hope to live to see the
system entirely abolished in Amer
ican courts."" 1
o o f ,
Utah with a mother's pension law?
It's a state' where fellows desert famf
lies of 13' to 48 children, too.- - i
DRAWING OR COLOR LINE BRING
VILE LETTERS" TO PASTOR
New York, April 14. Threatening
and 'vile letters to the pastor have
followed the drawing of the color line
&t St Luke's Protestant Episcopal
Rev. Dr. G. Ashton""Oidham, pastor
of the, church, declined p divulge
the contents of the letters, but an in
dication of their nature was given
when members of his congregation
urged that the. police be asked to
trace the writers. Dr. Oldham refused
to take such action, but church offi
cials may go oyer his head in the
Some of the letters are believed to
threaten the pastor and the church
property. All of them were worded
in the vilest language.
St Luke's was the first Washington' '
Hjfghts. church to draw the color line.
Negro membersKf the congregation,
whose chlldren.had attended the Sun
.day School classes.were angered at
Dr.-Oldham's action. Anonymous letf
ters immediately began to pour in. x .-
. allTprepared ' ,
The kindly farmer now proceeds :
To work a -scheme more wealth to
So on the gatepost nails this sign:
"Here We Take Summer Boarders
. . In." 'n .
A man having buried his wife, a
woman of unusual size, a neighbor a
few days afterwards attempted a lit
tle in the cpnsolation line by remark
ing: "Well, Mr. , you have
met- with a heavy loss." "Yes," re- '
plied the mourner, "she weighed close-
upon four hundred unds. '