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this field of endeavor have been
richly rewarded for daring feats in
mid-air. Charlotte, a slip of a girl,
skilled on steel blades, reaped a har
vest of greenbacks in New York
when the skating craze hit the coun
try. Though gifted as a pianist, Mile.
Clara Raopar realized her highest
Ambition as public entertainer when
she discarded slippers to operate the
pedals of her instrument barefooted.
Tyrus Cobb, greatest ball player,
draws $15,000 a year.
Hannes Kohlemainen, champion
distance runner, has literally raced
Many years ago Prank Kramer of
East Orange, N. J., won the world's
amateur cycling championship. He
had developed his legs especially for
sprint riding. Now he is rich.
Others who earn a living by the
use of the legs are dressmakers,
punch press operators, messengers
Sometimes the legs bring big pay;
sometimes only an ordinary amount.
John Barrymore is featured in a
new Paramount release, "Nearly a
William Farnum is starred in
"Fighting Blood," just released from
the Fox studios.
Ethel Teare is another young act
ress who has made a rapid rise to
stardom. She will now head a com
edy company for Kalem. .
D. W. Griffith's latest contribution
to the screen is "Daphne and the Pi
rate," a costume play featuring Lil
lianGish and Elliott Dexter.
Virginia Pearson, Fox star, is a reg
ular Cleopatra. She has seven Egyp
tian cats and a real peacock garden
at her home near New York.
Ivy Shepherd, who scored n "The
Drifter," is to be seen in "another
masterpiece called "The Touch
stone." Miss Shepherd is rapidly
making a high place among the art
ists of the screen
FLOSSIE FLIM FLAM'S ANSWERS
Susanne. Yes. It is true that Leo
pold McCohn sleeps at the studio.
Mrs. Mortality, his landlady, is the
reason. No. They don't use real
beer in a picture no, not .in the pic
tures no thanks.
Timothy Haye. Your scenario
"The Tail of the Lonesome Swine" is
X. corker, and since it's to be a one
reeler I'd change the part where a
clam delivers the message fourteen
miles, and use an ostrich instead.
Henrietta Chop. I've written to
Warren Weaknob, and he says the
reason he wears the same tie is be
cause he can't get it off it's knotted
and he wouldn't dare cut it. Oh, you
Bridget Zweibach. Charley Horse
was in stock before going in the
movies (he was a cattle rustler in
Chicago.) Hal Hoof was the society
man in 'Tete The Perch Peddler"
Julia Groan. Yes, by all means go
into the movies since you have a
grand "wopera" voice. The silent
drama is the place for all opera war
blers. The audience then can be able
to see you and remain awake. Yes,
Isaac Sodafoam was the wheatcake
chauffeur in "Felix The Walrus Shep-heid."