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every, 'm'an ,ciin' indulge his fancy to.
the fi'llest extent. Horse blanket er
feots, fattening sleeves and loud col
ors will be the mode.
YOU'LL SEE TfclE."DIVING VENUS"
The "movies" have caught An
nette Kellerman,' the wonderful water
"I am simply crazy about
'movies,' " vivacious Annette says.
"And I am going to appear in one."
Herbert Brenon, director of the
Universal Film Company, has taken
Miss Kellerman and a company to
Florida-to produce a real drama with
a real story. One of the incidents of
the picture is to be a high. "dive"; by
Miss Kellerman, from' Brooklyn
Bridge, after the company has
staged the rest of the play in the
Her role has been arranged in
such a way that she will- be enabled
to do a great number of fear-defying
It has been figured that a man who
hought parent stock in the United
Shoe Machinery Co. in 1899, as well
..as later allotments, today has nearly
three dpllars for one, in addition to
having, through this time, drawn 8.
.per cent cash dividends steadily and
a- number' of small cash dividends
' The same man, if he had bought
into Eastman Kodak in the same
way, would now have nearer forty,
dollars for one, in spite of cash divi
dends which in late years have run
as high as 40 per cent.
So it goes with many "trusts"
based on patents. Rarely has' the in
ventor profited. Mostly the "fat"
has gone to the promoter1, the specu
lator or to the courageous or merely
dumb-lucky first stockholder.
The labor in these patent-right
trusts is sometimes well, more often
ill, paid, as compared with labor of
equal skill in free industries, but in
no instance has it shared in the prof
its as the parent stockholders have.
Parents are. a privilege. Our aim
has been to help inventors and stimu
late invention. We have stimulated
invention, but most inventors have
starved because the fruits of their
genius were stolen. The patent laws
therefore need revision in the direc
tion of passing prosperity around.
THE WAR GOES ON
"I thought your minister was to'
have a call to Minneapolis?"
"He hi expect it, but he went up
there to preach a trial sermon and
took his text from St. Paul, so it's
all off." N. Y. World.