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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 27, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 20',
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How much that meant of an assur
ance of a safe, comfortable home for
all his life, Abner Post realized after
Nellie had told the story of her secret
"I didn't want to worry you, dear,"
she said lovingly- "I was afraid you
would think I was getting tired of
you, and going away, and all that "
''Whereas," pronounced big-hearted
Paul Worthington, "first we bar
gained that you should be with us
with the casting vote, a permanent
fixture, then we got married!"
CHOOSES CAREER OF DANCING TO EXPRESS
HER ORIGINALITY j
Los Angeles, Oct. 27. "Interpre
tative dancing is an expression of
"Ballroom dancing is an expres
sion of the conventional ideas of
"That is the chief reason why I
have renounced society to become
a stage dancer."
With this declaration Miss Margaret
Loomis, 18 years old, explained why
she had chosen the career of an artist
in preference to the luxuries of a so
Miss Loomis will make her- first
appearance with the St Denis bare
foot dancers and will tour through
the United States,
"I have studied dancing only dur
ing the past season with Ruth St
Denis and Ted Shawn, but I know
it is the one thing I want to do," she
"Ever since I have been a little girl
I have wanted to express myself.
"First I studied singing, thinking
that might be a medium of my creat
ive desire, but it didn't answer my
calL Then I studied for the piano,
but was again disappointed.
"Last year, purely to amuse my
self, I wrote a play and produced it
at the. Cumnock school under the
auspices of the Ellen Gilpin players.
I had joined that amateur organiza
tion also for the sake of amusement
But the minute I played in my pro
duction, which was a Japanese pan
tomime, then I knew I had found the
right road to art Pantomime just,
satisfied me. I began to take up danc
ing, and now, within a year,. I have
found myself." '