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of "The Mission Play" and used it as
"I took my manuscript to Mr.
Savage in New York more than a
year ago and he told me -to rewrite
the third act; he called it the climax.
So I did, most of it after' midnight,
when I would not be interrupted and
"A person must concentrate and
make sacrifices if he wishes to write.
I love to tango and go to parties, but"
they interfered with my work so I
cut them out."
When asked if she had ever writ
ten anything before and if she intend
ed to continue, Miss Lockwood's face,
lighted and she said: "My one am
bition is to write sketches, one act
plays. The drama has always ap
pealed to me. When I was only 15
I won a prize at school for writing a
dialogue between a modern theatri
cal manager and Shakespeare. Some
friends sent it to McClure's Magazine
and I received a check for $150.
BY AND ABOUT WOMEN
Skin-tight bathing costumes of
wool or silk, sleeveless and buttoned
over the shoulder, will be worn by
society women during the summer at
the French holiday resorts, it is said.
It is said that Commodore Morton
F. Plant, the millionaire yachtsman
who has just married Mrs. Mary Cald
well Mawaring, presented his bride
with a wedding gift of $8,000,000.
Mrs. Roy Emory Fletcher of tfie
New York Woman's Forum, whose
work on prison reform and vocational
training has made her one of the
leaders in these fields says "I ques
tion if the universities and colleges
are doing today as significant an edu
cational service for the women of
America as the Federation of Wo
"Consider the scope of its activities
which touch the lives of over a mil
Each year a million dollars' worth
rf horses die in New York.
FRISCO'S r MAYOR .'PHONES
TH ROUGH THE'AIR
Mayor James -Rolph of San Fran
cisco talking over the recently in
ventedwifeless telephone. The se
cret of trarisniitting the human voice
through "space, without wires was
found b'y-a boy of 17, 'Francis Joseph
McCartyvThis boy, after succeeding
in perfecting perfect paraphernalia
that would throw the voice "through
the air, was 'killedin a runaway ac
cident. The patents-held" by his fam
ily are employed by a company which
now claims to have succeeded in
transmitting the human voice a dis
tance of450 miles over the water.
Marconi, invfentor ofthe wireless,
has beenexperimeriting along the
same lines- - -