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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 27, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 13',
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Earnest Truex and Joyce Fair in "Thebummyj
New York N. Y.,; April 27. You
never would -think, to loot-at Ernest
Truex in his; cap, knickerbockers and,
dusty shoes.'rescuing'Joyce.air from
her wicked jddnapers,; lhat he his
trwo pretty gotfd-sized ohilaren of his
own. j. r-.1. . --.
-He really- has though neither of
them is quite as big as thelittlegui
he leads and carries through- the f 'our,
acts of "The 'Dummy' ' a' "crook
comedy," by Harvey-3. CHiggins and
Harriet Ford, who scored a big suc
cess -last season with "The Argyle
Case:" . " - ;
Trues piays -the part -of Barney
.Gook,;the boy detective, assigned to
find a httle girl who has been stolen '
from- her home; Barney, asthe sim
plest method, gets himself kidnaped
bythe same band.
JTaken to their rendezvous, he pre-