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JOLLY, HARPY POTLr COMEDIAN
AND ,HO.S.T- QF ESSANAY
It is no,use to tiy.aridlhid'e the iden
tity of thisiunny man! His comic
characterizations are. almost house
hold necessities with;'the fans who
see Essanay lilms.
V. A. PoteMsnbf only "the comedian
of the Western Essanay pictures, but
he is also chief host to all outsiders
seeking a .chancpto give the famous
Broncho .Bijly .establishment at Niles,
Cal., a looking over.'
Here e is in one of his popular
comedyrole's.'Y.ou-'see, he makes real,
sure-enqughca'pital, cqld cash (CCC)
out of. tils, lanky figure arid" unusual
"I'm as. happy as-a sandboy here,"
he annpunces,sjifiep'ihg his hand in a
careless fashion? over .the landscape.
"It's nptoV'fr&6i:the'city. Yet
it's farenoujifiybu happen" to. want
to stay-,aw9jand ; ;save your money."
TEACHES TAXATION IN THE
PUBLIC SCHOOLS t
Houston,- Tex. M. A. Grant,, chief
clerk .in the tax department of this
city, visits three schools a veek, as
sembles .aUTthectiildren of each
school in-one room and talks to them
"Children are .taxpayers as well as
grown-ups," he. says". "There's a tax
on everything they consume.", CGrant
is a single taxerl: He. looks upon the
payment of taxes not as a diity, but '
as a necessary.- evu.