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Stenography did not appeal to me.
I did not have time to prepare myself
to be a school teacher, andmy family
steadfastly refused to have me' go
on the stage. My friends insisted I
was what is known as "good look
ing" and urged me to go into the
movies. I tried it ' I thank them for
Starting with Frank Baum's Wiz
ard of Oz studio, I played successiv
ly in better roles with Bosworth Inc.,
Famous Placers, Griffith, with Kolb
& Dill in their new comedy, "Glory,"
and am now playing "leads" opposite
Ford Sterling at the Keystone.
To my mind here are ten com
mandments every girl should follow
if she expects to make good in the
Shun joy rides and late parties, for
a bleary eye will spoil your "close
up" effects the next morning.
Gua'rd your health carefully, as
your complexion depends upon your
general health. Your complexion is
one of your greatest assets.
Spend all you can possibly afford
on your clotls. A pretty dress may
often help you get a better part.
Be natural above all thing don't
try to act "stagey."
Cultivate self-confidence and ban
ish the word "fear" from your dic
tionary. Be ready at all times to give abso
lute obedience to your director.
Do not make a god of your palate,
for it will tell on your waist line. The
average director for leading roles in
sists upon slimness.
Do not expect to play "leads" un
less you are fairly good looking; if
you are not, try for character and
second woman parts.
Don't be afraid of hard work you
will be well paid for it later.
Above all, don't get inflated with
your own importance. A girl who
has begun to make good and who as
sumes a haughty air is one of the
most despised objects around any
XJo Be Continued.
SHE MAY SOON BE VICERINE OF
-- J A
, -.MRS. LEWIS V. MARCQUtnL'
. This former American' girl's hus-1
band is Lewis y. Harcourt, first com-'
missioner of works in the British
cabinet It is rumored he will resign
soon and take the post of viceroy of
India. Mrs. Harcourt, whose maiden
name was Mary Ethel Burns, is a
cousin of J. P. Morgan.
Ducky Hamm has gone to Tuske
gee, Ala., to get local color for a picture-play
And Edna Mayo is now studying
Sanskrit, ancient Persian language,
at the University of Chicago.
Naomi Childers, Vitagraph prayer,
recently announced betrothal to a
candy maker. She calls him her
The "Idle Hour" announces a Na
poleon picture and Silas Moss says
he is going because he has heard that
Napoleon Is oue of the best in Lhe
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