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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 11, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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a cosmic conscience, also three fa
thers! The ideal eugenic baby, it
seems frim this play, must have four
parents, a mother and three fathers.
"Such babies as these," said Mrs.
Lambert, "are America's only salva
tion. The only way to prevent this
horrible bloodshed that I predict is to
have eugenic babies born with seven
senses."
What are the sixth and seventh
senses?
"The sixth is clairvoyance," said
Mrs. Lambert, "and the seventh clair-audience."
' MOVIE GOSSIP
And Valeska Suratt was a milliner
in Terre Haute!
Before Stuart Holmes became a
screen villain he was "soda clerk" in
a Chicago drug store.
- Harry Hillard, stage favorite, is
featured with Theda Bara in a new
Fox release called "Gold and the
Woman," Theda doing the vampire
stunt.
YOUNG WOMEN GO IN FOR
CANOE FOOTBALL
Los Angeles, Cal. Canoe football
is a new sport It was invented by
Mrs. Aileen Allen, champian woman
fancy diver of the Pacific coast. The
new game is similar to water polo,
only it is played from canoes and
there are eight players and four boats
to a side.
For genuine thrills and excitement
this game has any sport faded.
Bloody noses, spills, whelts raised by
the wallops of paddles and other
phases of the game land to its excite
ment. It is as rough as ice hockey,
which is supposed to have no equal
for head-breaking records.
Each canoe is occupied by two
players; one paddles the boat while
the other wallops the balL The posi
tions are: One sprint boat, two
guard boats and one goal boat.
In canoe football the goals are
made exactly as they are in water
struck from the boat Anyone strik
ing the ball from the water is pe
nalized. If you are spilled you must
right your boat and climb back in
before you can continue the game.
The players must be expert in the
handling of a canoe as well as in
swimming before they can become
proficient at canoe football.
polo, except that the ball must be J
Mrs. Aileen Allen

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