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"MOVIE -TQ1V!" HATES PUBLICITY
Thomas'- Santdchi awjte ,a great
touring car. "WfienTihbpdy who
wants to gt him 6 ialkfdr,publica
tlon" happetis 'aioh. )ie1iQq'ts out
the backway, jumps 'Into that, ma
chine and escapes. . " ,-t
But, outside of jBis .extraordinary
bashfulness in talking about 'himself,
he'll do anythmgjri. the way of a dar
ing stunt that the director puts up to
him. He plays some of the biggest
parts with the Edend'ale 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.
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 acid gardens are
producing, vegetables declared, to bo
superior in yield and quality to 'any
grown in the United States. The
strangest feature of Tanana valley
farming is that it is possible only be
cause the'sUjjoIl is eternally frozen.
When the; sprhjg begins to thaw the
surface the" plow turns over the
surface of "the earth above the ice,
arid as the thaw "proceeds moisture
is given off from underground, form
ing a perfect sub-irrigation system.
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CITY OFFICIALS TAKE STAND IN
VOTE FRAUD CASES
Mayor Han-ison, Peter Bartzen,
Iceland. S. Rapp, James Mclnerney
and. Pohce Lieutenant M, J. Gallery
took, the stand yesterday at the close
.of , the hearing pf direct testimony in
the.yote fraud cases.
The four appeared as witnesses foe
tHe defendants, Charles ' Baranov,
Thomas tieary, Joseph Gordon and
Harrison identified a letter written
to him by James A. Harris, an 18th
ward politician, one of the state's
witnesses,, in which the latter denied'
he had given any evidence that would
reflect on Maclay Hoyne and Peter
James Mclnerney said that the
mayor .had turned the letter over to
him. -Lieut Gallery identified a simi
lar letter, that had been written to
him and also testified that Harris had
told him he would send the four de
fendants to the penitentiary.
Rapp and Bartzen merely stated
that they (Jldn't know any of the de
fendants and knew no reason jyhy
the men should do anything- in their
THE LAW OF CHANCE
May Kissam I'm afraid papa .
would make a scene if he came, and
found you here.
Jack Willing I just left him at the
club he moh't be hometvery early.
May Kissam Ho wdo' ypU know?
Jack Wlllinc He was two hundred
1 fix the hole when-1 lef t.--$ttek.