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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 27, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045487/1917-04-27/ed-2/seq-15/

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OHIO CITY CLAIMS THE RECORD AS MOTHER
OF NOTED ENTERTAINERS
MASIITOT lyllLLEiR.
Findlay, 0., April 27. This city
claims the record for producing en-,
tertainers in theatricals and ath
letics. - Marie Dressier, Elizabeth Brice,
comediennes, and Marilyn Miller,
dancer, are its daughters; Tell Tay
lor, song writer, Johnny and Lester
Reiff, jockeys, and other athletes its
sons.
Others born in Findlay: Ray Har
roun, who won the first Indianapolis
fepeedway event; Grant Johnson,
Cuban Giant ballplayer; Titania, fa
mous toe dancer of the 90's; the late
Jack Carner; Cora Nielson, actress;
the late Will A. Willett, baritone, who
gave Geraldine Farrar her first music
lesson; Clarence L. Preston, lay
write, and many others.
Marilyn Miller, who stars as an
Oriental dancer in the New York
"Show of Wonders," is the daughter
of Guy Miller, a Findlay letter car
rier. Marie Dressier is known to Find
layites as Leola Kerber, daughter of
the late Prof. Kerber, a music teach
er. Bessie Shaler is the name by
which Elizabeth Brice is known.
In time of fat prepare for lean,
Taylor,
iMaMa

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