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logs arid -filmy,: alluring draperies, in
two days is some jump!
Yet, Miss Frances Burr, a normal
schoolteacher, playing "Bessea in
the High Priestess to Kama," did' it
Her friends gasped!
And Miss Burr further shocked
these same friends by inducing seven
perfectly sane girl friends to make
the jump with her.
The girls and their bare legs and
their alluring dances were first seen
here and the chief of police was an
interested spectator. These girls were
young and unsophisticated and the
chief was there to protect them
that is, to prohibit their act if it didn t
meet with his approval.
"I'm gMd "the act succeeded," said
Miss Burr, "because everybody was
so astonished and hprrified when we
started. Our friends asked us all
sorts of silly questions about how it
felt to dance bare-legged before a big
"We look only at the artistic side
and try to make the pretty fairy story
told m the dances just as real and en
tertaining as possible.
"It's all in the way you look at bare
legs whether they are vulgar ..or not,
and it is mighty interesting to watch
the effect of our bare legs on the
TOP OF THE PROFESSION
"He is one of the leading lawyers
of the town."
"Gets pretty big fees, eh?"
"I should say so. ijyjiyit is al
most as cheap to buy a grand j'ury as
to "hire him."
SONGBIRD COLLECTS WEDDING
GIFTS AS SHE TRAVELS
Topeka, Kan. -Topeka music lov
ers gave Alma Gluck, grand opera
prima donna a 'handsome . wedding
present when the newly engaged so
prano sang here recently. "I set
aside each check Received on this
concert tour" fdr a . definite purpose.
Topeka pays for my. bungalow,"
Mme. Gluck added. She' is to be mar
ried in June to Efrem Zimbalist, the
After.-he had kissed her and press
ed her rosy cheek aaginst his, and
patted her soft, round chin, she drew
back and asked:
"George, do you shave.yourself?"
"Yes," he replied.
"I thought so," she said. "Your
face is the roughest I ever "
Then she stopped; but it was too
late,, and Jifi -went away with, a cold,
heavy lump in his breast.