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lips, but she was a radiant creature T
"I have tracked that scoundrel who
stole those papers from my dead fa
ther," she said, her voice steeled to
repress the slightesCthrob of emo
tion. "He was my father's lawyer.
He found the papers. Oh, cruel!
cruel! Never, until my father was
dying, did he tell me that you assum
ed the place of my dead brother as a
criminal, and "
She broke down. He arose and
placed a loving tender hand upon her
"And now?" he softly intimated.
"Oh, take me back! take me back!"
she pleaded, and his arms' and his
heart were open for a resting place
for that poor, bruised spirit.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
Griffith promises soon to release
his new picture, still unnamed, which
he declares will surpass his famous
"Birth of a Nation" film.
Ormi Hawley, former Lubin star,
will soon make her debut as a World
Film star in "The Social Highway
man," playing opposite Edwin Au
gust Henry B. Walthall, Essanay's emo
tionalist, has been declared the most
popular photoplayer in Australia in a
voting contest conducted by a lead
ing newspaper of Sydney. '
Beatriz Michelena has returned to
the screen. "Bea" won a large fol
lowing of fans two years ago by her
splendid work in "Salomy Jane,"
and they will all be glad to see her
in "The Unwritten Law."
WAR MUST AWAIT HONEYMOON
San Francisco. The war of Eu
rope's kings has caused a most un
usual honeymood for Louis El. Cleve,
son of a Montreal banker, and his
young bride of three months, who ar
rived here recently.
They will be together just three
months more, and then the husband,
on the eve of his 21thbirtbjday musj,i
go away to war. That's the pledge
he made in order to have a honey
moon at all.
This is the story. After they were
married in Montreal they "went to
Australia. Their pleasure was spoiled
Cleve found that under the new
measure prohibiting men of military
Mrs. Louis El. Cleve Enjoying
Honeymoon Before Husband Goes
age from departing from Australia
he must remain in the country and
enlist. When he tried to board a
steamer for the U. S. he was stopped.
His petitions to the war office were
If Cleve would promise to join a
Canadian regiment and go to front
within si$ months he could leave the
country. The young husband was
placed on his honor to join the Brit
ish: colore before July?- " '