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Stewart and entitled "A Little Water-
on. the Side.'' Of course; it is design
ed mainly'td allow Collier to be' Col
lier and to Collierize through" an
evening with the inevitable Collier
isms. But, at that, it is a far better
play than most of those with which
Collier has adorned his art during
the past several seasons, and no
could ask a more enjoyable evening's
entertainment than is provided by
Collier, Mrs. Collier, CoUiarhJr., the
Collier talents and the Gojlier play.
The largest, loudest,, luridest, live
liest and leggiest sio that has ever
been seen on Maxihattan Island is
"The Whirl of the Wprld;" the new
Winter Garden -offering. "
In the matter vOf scenic effects the
Shuberts have given, th,er own be
loved Hippodrome -a, regular slap in
the eye. A steamer on iirfj .at sea is,
perhaps, the .most remarkable of a
number of asftihjshing spectacles. As
for dancing, such a variety; of such
a uniformly high standard, has sel
dom been seen in one show. Ros
zika Dolly, Jong a NewTork favorite,
and" Lydia Kyasht, Russian danseuse
straight froin the London Empire,
.are among the headliners:
But the big feature of the show
is its girls its girl, girls, girls. They
are all over the stage; they troop
through the aisles, they aparade on'
runways above the orchestra seats.
They are vast in nunibeiyexceedingly
good-looking, and they don't wear
NEVER A DROUTH
Farming over ice is a feature of
ranch life in the Tanana valley, Alas
ka. The valley is three hundred miles
long and fifty miles wide. It is de
scribed as a vast bowl of solid ice
thinly sprinkled with dirt The bowl
of ice never thaws save near the
surface. But on a foundation of per
petual ice, farmers are raising bump
er crops of grain and gardens are
producing vegetables declared to be
superior in yield and quality to any
grown in the United States. The
strangest feature qf Tanana: valley
farming is that it. is possible only be
cause the subsoil is eternally frozen.
When the spring begins to thaw the
surface the plow turns over the
surface of the. .earth above the ice,
and as theHtha-w: proceeds moisture
is given off from underground, form
ing a perfect sub-irrigation system.
"MOVIE TOM" HATES PUBLICITY'
Thomas Santschi owns a great
touring car. When anybody who
wants to get him to talk "for publica
tion" happens along, be shoots out
the backway, jumpsinto that ma
chine and escapes.
But, outside of his extraordinary
bashf ulness in talking about himself,
he'll do anything in the way of a dar
ing stunt that: the director puts up to
him. He plays some of the biggest
parts with the Edendale Selig Com
pany at Los Angeles.
He hasn't any mottoes. His system
is to do the next thing next, whatever ,
that may be.
California sunshine is his hobby,