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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 28, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 13

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New York, March 28. The Long
. acre Theater holds "A Pair of Sixes"
and draws a fuli house every even
ing. This small pair is one of the
best theatrical hands dealt in New
York this season.
Two partners in the pill-making
industry can't agree ; a lawyer sug
gests they settle their disputes with
a hand of poker, the loser to keep
away froiri the offices, and act as the
other's house servant for a year.
George Nettleton, who invented
the pill, wins, with the -sixes. T
Bobbs Johns, who' devised, the" coat-
Ann Murdock and Hale Hamilton
in "A Pair of Sixes."
ing and colored the pill a delicate s
violet hue, loses, and becomes plain-3
Boggs, butler, for his triumphant 1
partner. j
At first it's awful for Johns. Net- j
tleton makes his life a torment. Net-a
tletbn is married, Boggs isn't. Nettle-
ton invites Boggs' fiancee to his
house for a week. Under, the con- 1
tract, if either partner tells any third 1
party what's up, he loses his whole g
interest in the pill. 4
Johns' fiancee comes, and screams
in -horror when she beholds him in .
buttons and side whiskers. Johns a
squirms in silent agony. Nettleton

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