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probed about to locate the trap lock.
I seized it and shouted out. In a few
minutes Miss Purcell appeared. I
explained the situation.
"Burglars," she said. "Let go of
the hand. With you here, I do not
care to court an explanation with the
She sat up the rest of the night.
It was daylight when she went to the
street door to receive an early tele
gram. She read it, smiled and pass
ed it to me.
"Have raised the hundred thou
sand from my brother," it ran. "Crisis
past. Home tomorrow. Israel
"You can go and thank you for
your company," she said, naively.
"I would like to call again," I re
marked. "Do so. Mr. Meyer will feel he.owes
you something for saving his,treass
ures from the burglars."
"And you?" I inquired pointedly.
"I would like an opportunity to
show you that I can be a pleasant
hostess as well as a cruel gaoler."
"Blessed imprisonment!" I return
ed, heartsomely. "It has shown me
the most attractive woman I have
I am a frequent visitor at the
Meyer house now and Iola seems al
ways glad to welcome me. Israel
Meyer has offered me a good posi
tion, and Iola and I ar to be married
IN REEL LIFE
There is no escape from it. Any
paper in a "movie" is always a will
'And the best looking person in the
picture is always the Rightful Heir.
A judge is always of dignified and
noble experience; except in comedies,
when he is a justice of the peace. .
A Mexican is always named Jose.
There may be other Mexicans with
v names, but Jose is the only one who
is a film actor.
Attention may have been called
before to the fact that a false mus
tache is an impenetrable' disguise.
Well, they are nowworn smaller than
ever and afford, if anything, more
If the poor working girl had the
luck in real life that she has on the
films, there would be some fun being
a poor working girl. And if she were
abused as she is on the films, we
wouldn't . advise any girl to go to
There are three things that always
stop a .45 caliber bullet a deck of
cards, a Bible and nickelplate badge.
POWDERED HAIR IS THE RACE IN
PARIS; COIFFURES ARE HIGH
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Powdered hair is all the rage 'in
The coiffure is dressed very high
and held in place with a band of v.el-t
vet In this headdress pink velvet is.
used, trimmed with a rose made of
Talk is cheap, bat the less a man
says the less lie has to talse back..
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