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-saw the sudden light of recognition in
Bent's eyes, saw the sneer which he
had dreaded about his mouth.
And in place of the anticipated fear
Joe felt a wild exultation. He saw
that the other's nerve -was gone. He
leaped at Bent His own blows drove
the champion round the ring. Shrieks
of delight went up all round the cir
cle, men stood up and waved their
hats and yelled themselves hoarse.
Time .was approaching. Joe had been
waiting for that As Bent turned at
bay and tried his famous punch Joe
gave his his, with every ounce of his
strength. Bent dropped senseless.
"Time!" yelled Alf Jackson.
But "time" for Bent meant three
quarters of an hour before the flicker
of an eyelash betrayed the return of
consciousness. And Joe was hoisted
on the shoulders of the crowd, which
had recognized him.
"Bravo, Joe! You came back, Joe!"
But Molly knew that Joe had come
back to her and to their child in
another sense than that
Bessie Eyton and Jack Pickford are
stars in a fantastic production of
Selig's "A Strange Adventure." Miss
Eyton's gowns, of her own design,
are exceptionally beautiful and are
proving a feature of the play.
The demand for comedies has
made it necessary for Mack Sennett
to add three companies to his staff.
Now 15 companies are producing
Louise Fazeda, dainty Keystone
comedienne, now heads her own
company. In one year she has risen
from minor comedy parts to star
roles in the rollicking Keystones.
Earle Williams almost believes he
is an unlucky hero. Besides having
13 letters in his name, he is working
in a 13-episode serial, that has 13
characters in the cast, 13 letters in
the title, and in one scene he hves at
"No. 13 Thirteenth St" But he isn't
'GRANDSTAND KING" WHO SHOT
SELF AND TRADE RIVAL
Cleveland. Patrick A. McHugh,
who, the police say, killed Francis M.
Covell and then shot himself to death
at Conneautville, Pa., after notifying
the sheriff of his deed, was known
far and wide as the "grandstand
The man whose life came to a
tragic end furnished the chairs used
in the grandstands of every circus in
the United States. He also made the
chairs used at the great Hudson-Fulton
pageant and the inauguration of
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
April 18, 1818. Congress passed
an act authorizing the people of Illi
nois Territory to organize a State
Next to girl-shows New Yorkers
like plays with "heart interest" For
hearts beat twenty-four hours, while
brains work only semi-occasionally
and rarely after dinner. Rupert
I Hughes in a Talk to Drama League,