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Nice, clean little play, dramatized
from a novel that attained some pop
ularity, and having as its hief charm
the breezy, magnetic personality of
Douglas Fairbanks,- which lends
plausibility to the wUdesVabsurdities
of plot and action. Patricia Collinge
makes a beautiful and winsome lead
Pritzi Scheff has blossomed out in
a musical comedy new to New York,
and entitled "Pretty Miss Smith." It
is a production of Oliver Morosco,
who, with Elmer Harris, wrote the
book. The piece had a run on the
Pacific coast last spring with Kitty
Gordon in the title role. Since then
it has beens brightened up with new
lyrics by Earl Carroll and some
catchy music by Henry James and
HE MAY LIVE TO GET A MILLION
Arthur M. Tree, only son of the
late Lambert Tree, and former hus
band of Ethel, daughter of the late
Marshall Field, died at his home in
He is survived by a son by his
former wife, Ethel Field, now Mrs.
Sir David Beatty of the English navy.
The boy is now 17 years of age, and
his name is Arthur Ronald Lambert
The late Marshall Field in his will
left $1,000,000 to the Merchants'
Loan & Trust Co., to be held in trust
for the boy's mother. The net income
is to go to her during her life, and
after her death to the son by Tree.
If the boy lives to be forty he is to
get what is left of the million as his
mother may direct in her will.
The Field will also left $3,000,000
in trust to the U. S. Trust Co. of New
York, half of the income to go to
Ethel Field during her life, the other
half to be invested and re-invested
and added to the fund until she was
40, when she was to get all of the in
come. At her death there shall go
to her children not to exceed $500,
000 each, to be fixedly her.
In addition to these two funds, $2,
000,000 was left to the Northern
Trust Co. for the benefit of Ethel
Field, and young Tree may get a
crack at this, too, as she is permitted
to leave not to exceed $500,000 of
this fund to each of her children.
The chances are that young Tree
will have a million if he lives long
Baron Munchausen appears to be-,
the only Hearst war correspondent
who is writing on-the-spot news
Yes, other fellows are signing their
names to the baron's stuff.
As Marshall Field III. goes to work
today, why not start him at the rib
bon counter? C-a-s-h!
Conan Doyle is trying to shame
young Britons into going to the
Why doesn't Sherlock go himself?
If you are tired of the European
mess, turn half way around and look
Villa is going to make Carranza
make good or know the reason why.
Having been a good bandit, Villa
is considerable of a human being.
That's one advantage of banditing
Now George Reynolds is kicking
like a bay steer against Uncle Sam'
increasing the tax on banks.
But then Uncle Sam isn't as easy
as the Cook county board of review.
George doesn't make as much of a
splash in Washington as he does in
The Christian world makes more
fuss over smashing d6wn an ancient
cathedral than over the murdering of
a hundred thousand human beings.
There is some safety in middle and.
old age in Europe now.
They can urge youth to go to war, r
and stay at home themselves.
Business Men's Ass'n of 43d st, to
hold carnival Oct, 7 to 10, - i