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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 21, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 12',
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GRACEFUL GERTRUDE WOULD
MAKE FINE TRAGEDY QUEEN
T'BfaTS-1n"HiebigEdison company. And
Gertrude McCoy is a willowy,
graceful girl who is nearly always
cast in a well-to-do character.
Looking not unlike a tragedy queen
in her more serious moment, she
often has opportunity to portray roles
in which some of the characteristics
of the tragedy queen mus-be exem
Miss McCoy is one of "the best liked
she is iknown' to.all -photoplay goers.
WHAT DO .YOU MEAN, HUMBLE
Dictator Huerta may have a per
fectly new definition of his own for
the expression, "Eat humble pie," but
the one tradition handed down from
the Middle Ages is this: In Eliza
bethean days in England, a venison
pastry was considered a rare good
dish altogether too good for "com
mon folks." So the master of the
house reserved for himself the best
portions of the meat and left the en
trails or, as the peasant folk called
them, the "umble pie," served to hire
lings,, gradually changed to "humble
pie." Deer became so scarce that
.venison pasty and pie made of um
bles were unknown luxuries, but the
expression, "Humble- pie," clung tq
"its place in Englishmen's vocabulary
and finally took on the meaning it has
today' to humiliate oneself, .to apolo
gize fop some mistake.
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WHAT -IS A KISS?
What is a kiss? When offensive
.and when, inoffensive?
Here are the answers laid down
by the supreme court of the German
"A kiss is a reaction upon the per
son of another.
"A-kiss always requires the permis
sion of the person kissed.
'Without. such permissiomone may
kiss onlyrif one is sure of the other's
4apit- consent, as in the cases of par-
ents,,-.chilgren and lovers..
?'If the kissee is not only coy but
gravely objects, it is to be. assumed
that the kiss is considered an. illegal
interference with his or 'her personal
ireeaom ana a viuiatiuu ui m ui- uer
"Any one who inflicts a kiss in such-
circumstances is guilty of assault and
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Striped and plain linings- are as
popular as flowered linings. ' rf ,
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