stared coldly at him as he began his
"There's an engagement ring, an
elopement, a marriage license and a
wedding. Hazel has the ring," he
blurted out desperately. "What sin
ner's sentence are you going to
award me, Miss Tresham?"
And then to his amazement the
shrewd spinster smiled he fancied
she chuckled. She never flinched,
she never betrayed an emotion ex
cept satisfaction supreme.
"I admire you unutterably," she
said incisively. ""I have been study
ing you at a distance for two weeks.
You rise early, that shows no lag
gard. You scale walls, evidencing
activity. You are a model young
man, I have taken pains to learn so
therefore, why not? I have watch
ed your every move I, the lynx-eyed.
As you are a better guardian for
Hazel than I "
"You consent!" cried the astonish
"Don't interrupt me," commanded
Miss Maria "as I said, take Hazel
with my blessing."
"You angel!" raved the enraptured
LION DOESN'T OBJECT WHEN
SHE PULLS HIS TOOTH
Mile. Martha Plorine, said to be the
only woman animal dentist in the
world. It is her interesting job to
use the forceps and the filling drill
on the varied collection of beasts in
the Al G. Barnes circus.
It has been her experience that
the task isn't really as dangerous as
"Animals certainly reason things
out," said Mils. Florine. "To hear a
lion roaring with the toothache you
would think he'd tear you to pieces
if you bothered around about the
sore tooth. Or an elephant with a
thorn in his foot, for instance, one
would think rather a formidable pa
tient "The animals I have helped when,
I they were in need of dentistity
seemed actually grateful to me. They
have licked my hands and grunted
out their thanks because I stopped
their pain. Some animals have such
rough tongues that a grateful lick
takes the skin off your hand, but I
don't mind that."
Sis Hopkins has a pet pig. "Toot
sie" is his name.
Francis J. Crandon, former Selig
director, has joined the Metro forces.
Griffith has made a "prepared
ness" film, "The Plying Torpedo." Up
to the Griffith standard, it is a spec
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