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J e-a '4-lH-9r..Mr'jw,5l
but they are the limbs on the girl's
And a woman a big, womanly
"woman, a woman who has been con
cerned with the business end of the
stage all her life, has done this. Has
taken sex and sensuality out of the
chorus and put in sentiment and
1 She is Elizabeth Marbury, one of
vUbe most successful play brokers
IAdiI more lately producer in New
This season her production of
"Very Good Eddie" is breaking the
records at the little Princess theater.
V "I first commenced with the
.1 chorus, for you know that "Very
Good Eddie' is a musical play, and it
seemed to me it was time to denature
the chorus of its vulgarity," said Miss
" 'Just Girls' has been the slogan
of the musical comedy directors for
many 'years, but 'just girls' on the
stage don't mean any more than just
squabs on the menu card.
"I determined to have personali
ties the right kind of personalities
and I would only have a few of them,
consequently there are only 12 girls
in the chorus of 'Very Good Eddie,'
but'each one stands for good breed
ing: and bright, clean, young woman
hood; and against the verdict of
Brpadway they have caught on.
'TBeing a lady born and bred is no
handicap to a girl who wants to enter
my chorus," adds Miss Marbury with
The chorus of "Very Good Eddie"
contains three girls that are daugh
ters of clergymen, two that came
from homes of lawyers and one girl
who is a graduate of Vassar college.
Philippine islands have had this
year one of the best crops in their
history, but great hardships has been
worked by lick of ships in which to
carry hemp and sugar to foreign
markets. Quantities of produce are
lying useless in warehouses or on the
YES, DOC COOK -AGAIN! NOW IN
CAPITAL FOR VINDICATION
Famous "discqverer" of the north
pole, who is now in Washington to
demand, an investigation of his claims
and give him vindication in the eye's
of the wdrld.
A man who calls all girls chickens
usually has tbebrains of-a rooster!