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she had promised to become his wife.
And his own heart was singing with
happiness. He went downstairs and
told the landlord that he was return
ing. When he got back-tQ the city he
found that his business troubles had
had the same interpretation. Noth
ing was wrong. A man is as he
thinketh. He had thought wrong
in every way he had thought wrong
ly; he nearly lost the hand of happi
ness outstretched to him.
It was with a beating heart that he
walked up the road toward his
fiancee's house on the next day. But
it was with a heart steeled against its
weaknesses. He knew its strength
beyond all doubt, its power to hold.
And, even as he held May in his
arms he saw her troubled face clear
and grow radiant. There was a new
warmth in her kisses. She clung lov
ingly to him, and was again his
sweetheart of old.
"Harry, do you really love me?"
He smiled at the question. "Well
enough to ask you when you are go
ing to make me happier still," he answered.
Olive Trevor, artist's model, has
joined the movies and will make her
first appearance in "The Haunted
David Horsley, film producer on the
Mutual program, has entered the race
for Congress from one of the Cali
fornia districts. He is being support
ed by the entire film industry.
Harry Watson in the "Musty Suf
fer" comedies has produced an orig
inal line of humor, free from sugges
tiveness, and most remarkable of all,
it shows no trace of "chaplinitis."
Lewis J. Selznick has organized an
other film company. It's the ''Clara
Kimball Young Film Corporation,"
with Selznick as president and gen
eral manager. One picture a month,
featuring the beautiful Clara, is the
aim of the new company,
'BETTER TO DIE THAN TO LIVE
Madge M. Holliday
Los Angeles, Cal. The fight that
Madge M. Holliday fought here
against conditions over which she
had no control, to get work and
"keep decent," is typical of the strug
gle of thousands of girls the country
over. She tried to die, hut failed, and
now has found friends who are help
ing her in her desire to lead a normal
"I believe it better to die than to
live dishonestly," she said. "Circum
stances get the best of us some
times. A girl working, in a big city
has to fight elements that are next
to impossible to overcome. I cannot
and won't beg or do dishonest things
for a living."
The immediate cause of her at
tempt at self-destruction was her
failure to collect money due her for
ten days' work in a restaurant,
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