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tooth, banished the "golden smile."
Esthetic taste revolted against the
vulgarity of the "headlight" beaming
from pearly banks of eye-teeth, wis
dom teeth oij)lain molars. Art
yearned for pearly-smiles and it
Fashion took a tip from art. It
frowned darkly on the "golden
smile," it began a wholesale white
washing of golden teeth. Incidentally
it gave out these "don'ts" to girls
who would cultivate the new "pearly
Don't put your hairpins in your
Don't bite threads.
Don't bite your fingernails.
Dont bite anything except your
Don't forget the "don'ts" and the
"pearly smile" will be yours.
Ernest Glendenning, Isabel Garrison and Hazel Lowry in Dramatic Scene
in "The Big Idea"
New York, Nov. 30. "So," says
the irate theatrical manager to young
Dick Howard, "you mean to tell me
that if I don't buy this play for $22,
000 you will go away and commit sui
cide, so that your life insurance will
keep your father from going to the
"Yes," answers Dick. "I'm sorry,
but that's the situation."
"But even if I were to do such a
fool thing as to put up $22,000 for a
play by an unknown author, how
could I produce it when it's got no
third act? It isn't finished!"
"But it's being finished now," Dick
replies. "This is the third act that's
taking place, right here. If you buy
the play then I can save my father
with the $22,000 and the play will
have the happy ending you want. 1'lr
you don't buy it well, then, it ends
the other way.
The. manager fumes and snorts. It