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his keen wits took in fully the merits
of the situation. Then he stared back
the road and made out the chief of
ficial of the town in the near dis
tance. "This won't dd7' -.decided the
bridgetender, who feigned the neces
sity of an oiling process in connec
tion with the swinging apparatus.
Clang! clang! clang! not knowing
all that had happened behind him.
and taking no risks, fearing that a
telephone warning might head them
off, right industriously Gerald plied
the bell on the auto. In five min
utes there was a clear course, they
were through the town and beyond.
"Regular wedding bells!" he chor
tled gayly, as they shot down a
smooth country road in the direction
of the home of the nearest rural minister.
REVERSED INTERVIEWS IF THE
MATINEE IDOL TOLD TRUTH
I don't feel as though I could say
much today. I really have nothing of
interest to say about myself. I am
I don't care to act Hamlet and I
don't think I could get away with it.
I never got a love note in my life
and I never expect to. I don't keep
a valet and I don't own a car. Can't
afford td. My salary is $35 a week
and no contract.
I never acted with Sothern because
he wouldn't have me. I have never
had an offer in the films. I tried to
get in as a supe once, but nothing
The leading lady and I are pretty
good frifends. We didn't scrap about
dressing rooms as the press agent
I wasn't a natural born actor and
I shifted scenes for a while in Bos
ton. I went two years to a dramatic
school and they said I would make a
fairly good actor.
I don't belong to the Lambs' club
and 1 never baw De Wolf Hopper iu
my life. I don't play galf-and. don't
know a brassie from a putting green.
My wife and five kids live in Los An
geles. I support them comfortably, send
ing a check every week. My chief
pleasure is tinkering with a cheap,
I don't care to uplift the drama.
"Do you care for the works of Ber
Shaw? I don't know who you
mean. Is he an actor? You don't
mean Shaw & Shaw, the aeolian
ringers on the orpheum circuit, do
My audiences? A lotta boneheads,
take it from me. I'll stick around
this bum town until the payroll clos
es down and then hike out looking
for another job.
Hope I have given you all the im
portant data you wanted for an in
terview. Say, when will it come out",
Don't mention it!
DOCTOR GOGING TO JOIN
CZAR'S ARMY AGAIN
Dr. P. H. Zinkham of Washington,
who is soon to sail to rejoin the Rus
sian army. He has been made lieu
tenant colonel by the czar tor his