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the first time in his life his true man
ly nobleness fully appreciated by. a
lovely woman, Donald began to think
less of the bounding main and more
of the joys that true love brings.
For Donald had- met his fate, and
the blue bird's fair owner superceded
the old longing for the Dlue, blue sea!
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
i o o
p A FIRST RATE BOOK
By Berton Braley.
I've been reading of slaughter and
Of glory and gumption and gore,
Of raids upon foemen and cattle
And hair-raising stunts by the
Of heroes of mightiest bravery,
Of villains with, records unsavory,
Of righteousness, evil and knavery,
And plenty of olden time lore.
I've been reading some lovely ro
mances And tales of adventure as well,
Of men who took uttermost chances
And braved any fate that befell.
I've reveled, with eyes that were
In fairy tales, magic and mystery,
Theology, logic and history.
And poems that none can excel.
And I read all of this in one volume,
One volume I'd never looked
Till I plunged in its close-printed col
umn And its treasures lay bare to my
So I learned, after decades unheed
ing, What wise men have long been con
ceding, That the Bible is chuck full of read
ing, And mighty good stuff it is, too!
When that old Board of Ordnance
of our war department pronounces
the automobile more "economical
and certain" than the mule it simply
shows its ignorance of mules.
MOVIE MAN'SlDOCTRINE IS HARD
When Edwin August isn't "on the
job" he looks as if life were a long,
easy, lazy" song. But when he IS
at work he "goes like a steam engine
and gives every bit of energy and
vitality and thought to the under
taking. August is putting on some big .fea
ture pictures at the Hollywood stu
dios of the Universal Film Company
in Southern California.
"The twin factors, in success,
whetherit be the 'movie' business or
any other," says August, "are hard
work and opportunity.
"I'm not saying anything new I
know. But here's another point. If
you work hard you win probably, land
the opportunity. Anyway, my policy
is: find the right "doctrine and' ever
lastingly keep practicing it. MY doc
trine is work."
Czar of Russia' has aspecial news-.
paper of his own printed' each, morn
ing, of two 'copies, jone for himself
and one for Ins secretary. Heaven
help the .editor, if criticism of the czar;
gets into the'sh'eet