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GIRL iHzIRON NERVE SCORNS PERIL '
BY GERTRUDE-M., PRICE. . ..
Lonkershim, CaK, Jan..23. I found
Phyllis Gordon . hustling into -, her.
"Just a dab- here with, the grease
paint, andxa hairpin there to keep
that curl in place, -and. into my cur.
duroy riding skjrt," she -said, all in
one breath, as I settle'd myself on the
edge of a very, small couch in her
"We are just- going; up. to Owens
river dam to get.' a good location for
one of the Bcenes Jhjour new pic
ture," she chattered on as she pulled
a big sombrero, down, over her hair,
and' buckled on a si?-shpote"r..
"We are going, to have an accident
and it's got to b ituI Infactt we
.are making this long trip, on purpose
,to get the right kind of a -precipice
to fall over,? x .
I gasped and tried to say something
about the danger of such a proceed-:
"Oh," she answered, laughingly,
"weare used to that. You see, I be-,
long to 'Sunset' McRae's company.
It's the 101 Bison. Big, outwest, dan
gerous, exciting things are what this
company is booked to do."
- Then I remembered having heard
about Phyllis Gordon.
"Ypu are the girl who stodd with
your back to a real, live tiger and let
it come within ten feet of. you, wauV
,ng for the director to tell ypu to
turn &nd pre at it," I said,