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DOC IN THE MANGER.
"There is on use of your coming
here, Mr. Patchance. I thought I
would tell you."
"Oh, I've known that along while."
"Then why do you persist in call
ing?" "To keep some other fellow away,"
A MATRIMONIAL BOOMERANG
A SELIG COMEDY
Tom Champion..... (Tom Mix
Grace ......Louella Max am
Cowboy Leaedr Pat Chrisman
Justice of Peace Howard Farrell
Grace, a school teacher, supports
a delicate mother, and accepts a posi
tion to teach the Coyoteville school.
When she arrives, she is driven to a
boarding house by Tom Champion,
the sheriff, who falls in love with her.
Tom arrests Big Bill and other cow
boys for gambling and they swear
Seeking refuge from a band of half
drunken cowboys, Grace rushes into
a notion store kept by Mrs. Leslie, a
broken down actress. Mrs. Leslie
tells her that she is too beautiful to
be safe and disguises her as a hideous
old hag, so that she may walk home
unmolested. Tom Champion is taken
prisoner by the cowboys. Big Bill
sees Grace, disguised as a- hideous old
hag, coming along the road. He has
an inspiration and gives Tom the
choice of being hanged to a tree or
married to the old hag. Tom, of
course, chooses the latter. A mar
riage license is issued and the cere
mony performed, and later it is found
that the oid hag is in reality the
pretty schoolma'am. The cowboys W1
are beaten at their own game.
HAVE YOU EVER SEEN WIRE
TAPPERS AT WORK?
In addition to depicting the hazards
encountered by Helen Holmes, the
daring heroine of the Hazards of
Helen Railroad Series, "The Rail
roader's Bravery," the newest epi
sode of this series, shows how wire
tappers conduct their nefarious busi-
ness. The story will be released Sat
urday, May 29.
The revival of the "sport of kings"
has naturally caused a renewal of ac
tivity on the parts of the men who
depend upon horse racing for their
livelihood. The wire tappers have
long been a thorn in the side of the
police and a constant warfare is car
ried on between the two.
Miss Holmes plays an important
role in bringing one band of wire tap
pers to justice. The men are finally
rounded up after an exciting chase in
which Miss Holmes? clinging to the
cowcatcher of a locomotive which is
pursuing an electric speeder on which
the crooks are fleeing, catches up to
the crooks and forces them to sur
render. The details of this story were
supplied to Kaleni by a detective who
has brought to bay some of the most
notorious wiretappers in the country.
o o A
Public speaking classes of Wom
an's Party of Cook County meet '
Tuesday evening at 7 and Thursday
at 3, at the McLean school, 624 Mich
Cornelius Lehane of the Irish Fed
eration of Labor to speak at meeting
of Painters' union, Local 194, Schlltz
hall, 1600 W. Division st, Wednesday,
8 p. m.