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was never known to refuse to ride
anything which goes by the name of
"Bring on .your horses," called one
of "Whitey's""palsas he appeared in
the doorway of his cabin. "What
you goin' to ride, kid?" he said,
turning to "Whitey."
"Aw, anything you like. No dif
ference to me, 'specially."
"All right," said genial Manager
Brooks, who supplies cowboys,,
horses, Indians and cattle to the
"movie" folks, "let's have 'Scareback'
and 'Funeral Wagon' and 'Widow
Maker' for a starter!"
The first horse was the most fa
mous bucking animal on the ranch.
He was saddled and bridled in a
twinkling with the aid of several dex
terious cowboys. Then "Whitey"
mounted. He did it so quickly I
couldn't see how it was done. But
he got there. The horse scarcely felt
the weight of the man's body on his
back before he started off, plunging
ana rearing, neeis nying, neaa down,
up and down, around and around like
a mad animal.
I asked "Whitey" please to have his
horse face toward the camera and
buck toward it.
But I soon saw that there was
nothing cut and dried about the per
formance. The next thing on the program was
to ride falling horses.
"Whitey" and one of the other
cowboys mounted a couple of wall
built animals. They both rode up to
the same starting point, stuck the
spurs into their horses and leaped for
ward together at top speed, as if shot
out of -a canon.
Suddenly "Whitey" gave the sig
nal to "drop," and both horses went
down full length. As soon as the dust
cleared I could see that the two ani
mals had literally "dropped in their
tracks." Riders and horses were as
motionless upon the ground as if they
had .been dead. A minute later they j
regained their feet, the men sitting in 1
their saddles as if nothing had hap
pened. ! For an hour they kept up their ex
citing stunts, each one more reckless
I looking than the other, when they
finished I mentally concluded that
there "ain't no such word as 'can't' "
in a cowbby's language.
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FASHION ATA GLANCE
By May belle Mortimer.
The new silhouette shows hips.
Just as women have succeeded in
eliminating them Dame Fashion says
they must have them.
The skirt, while showing signs of
gaining in width, is still narrow at
the bottom. Bouffant hip draperies,
bustle and panier effects represent
the most important changes,.
Both dress and separate waists are
extremely transparent, much bloused
and easy fitting. We will be apt to
hear much grumbling on the trans
parent waist this summer, as we did
over the slit transparent skirt of
Sleeves still cling to kimona shane.
and on coats and separate waists the
"se.t in" raglan sleeve will be much
worn, tl is said that after March 15 '
over 75 per cent of the sleeves will
be short. .
Neck-finishes are all low in front
and many are also low in the back.
Those who can wear them will be
seen in the Medici and other up
standing neck frills.
Coats will have the bottom of their
skirts much extended.' The flare at
the hips is shown on all the new
There is no definite place for the
! waistline this season. Short waists
with high belt, the normal waistline
and the elongated waist effect pro
duced by the glrdie or sash arranged
over the hips are all shown in the