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She is Grace Darmond, motion
picture star. She is just past 18, has
blonde hair and dark eyes. She has
had considerable stage experience,
appearing in many of George M. Co
han's'productions before her advent
into the movies. She is with Selig
and played opposite Tyrone Power
during his Selig engagement Her
love of the screen adds to the pleas
ure of her work. She is an automo
bile enthusiast and drives her own
car. She was born in Chicago.
Women and girls now outnumber
the men in the British isles by 2,100,
000. And the war is not yet over.
AND THEY RAN RIGHT ALONG
Here's a Ford story from Kansas
with more or less of a moral for some
Bill Brinkerhoff, a jack-of-all-trades,
undertook to repair a Ford
runabout and a dollar watch at the
same time. About the time he got
them both apart he went out for a
drink. "When he got back he was
badly stewed, to be right conserva
tive. Seeing the pile of junk reminded
him of his unfinished job.
"Oh shucks!" said Bill. "I'll jush
put 'em back 'til tomorrow." Where
opon he proceeded to put the works
of the dollar watch into the Ford and
vice versa. Then he cranked the
watch and wound the Ford and botn.
are running yet
When Bill sobered up and saw
what had happened he thought he
had the D. T.'s and took the pledge.
Which proves that Providence oft'
works in most mysterious ways its
wonders to perform. That is, if this
story is true, which we more than
"If you will insist on dragging me
to church," said the head of the fam
ily on the way home, "you'll have to
take me to some other church. I'll
never goto that one again."
"Why not?" asked his wife. "It
was d lovely sermon."
"Maybe it was, but I don't like the
ritual too much standing up and
sitting down. I didn't get a wink of
sleep the whole time I was in there."
N. Y. World.
SAUCY AS A MAGPIE
BY BETTY BROWN
Not all the summer silks run to
stripes. Here's one that's gay and it's
It's taffeta, which is cool enough
for even the warmest days and it
takes on an extra bit of freshness
with its white collar and double
decked white cuffs.
The broad band at the bottom is
white silk. The sash is also silk. No
tice that the coat flares and there's
a flare in the skirt, too. The flare
holds its own in the fashion world