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THE EVENING WORLD, FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 1118. '
Marceline Back in Ring After Retiring
To Gratify Eating andCooking Ambition
honsr. ilown, Just like ol.l HHMB.
tThrii I felt torgOttm nn.l ut r it
I mlmd the children and IhO BlglU
of their h.i)iv ItWM Veil know tin
'laughter of eMMftBJ la groat tonic.
I mlase.! them iinil I wutnlei cl if
mmmmmmimmmi VVWMWWWWWWWWWWW -NVWWwSSV MlBY till' St. 1 till' YOU k 11 1 - W thoy f O T -
not you M MM" he Klghcil with a
1 touch Of s.,.i,
I "Just Ilka they fnrKi t Santn Clans,"
I BOOKOd, and m-allid to htm the
story of the dying clulrt who beRKcrt
that r favorllu clown he broupht to
her hrdwlde. i
In stories the retired clown nlw:i .
Rets out Inn old rliiir tOfl and weeps
over them, W 1 asked Marceline ir
this fli-lon was n fae.
WEPT BECAUSE HE WAS TOO
FAT TO GET INTO THEM.
"WlMfl I (Cot out my clothe"." he
smllctl, "1 wept bernuae, I was too
fat to ret Into them. That's where
my eooRini ami eating ambitions In
terfered with mv art. The thin that
1 moved me more than nnythlUK w.in
to re-read the thousands of letters
1 have rr.dvr.l from IB llttlo onoa
i I missed irettintf the letters moat of
all. I always culled them 'my chll
dr n.' bocBUOO you sc I haven't any
children of my own, which Is the
trairedy of my life, and I lovo chil
The shadow that passed across his
loi" n' this leave place 10 an
Infectious grin and he concluded, "00
here I am "
Marceline has appeared In almost
every civilized country, so I asked
lum if American children were any
different from the others he has
"Children are the same all over the
world." he commented. "1 penk the
universal langUBgO of pantomime,
and I spenk it like a native. Kvery
child underntands It, and they all
I.iUKh at the same things. They have
never heard my voice, hut my feet
speak seven language! Mid niy hands
a dozen more--the latter with a slight
accent owing to the lingers 1 Injured
in the days whe.i I fought bulla .n
Spain. Hulls ami Germans, 1 found,
have no xense ()f humor. In Hremen,
once, I did my best to make the tier
mans laugh, hut failed. I smirked,
posed for my photograph, put on side,
played pick-pocket, wore medals,
.roose-atepped, gave imperious orders,
wore ridiculous clothes, and even
knocked down all my assistants, but
didn't get a hand, The Qorrnana
must have thought I wai Imitating
their Clown Prince.
ONCE SAVED THE LIFE OF THE
KING OF SPAIN.
Marceline once savcl the life of
King Alphonso of Spain at a circus
In Madrid win n a wild elephant got
loose and ran amuck the royal party.
Marceline distract. I the attention
of the beast by miking faces at hlin
and permitted the King to escape,
which proves that It must have been
babjf elephant or a Potor Pan ele
phant that couldn't grow up and be
dignified, Anyway it couldn't with
stand the clown's antics.
Although Marceline made the late
King BdWard "ee through his Jokes
he takes more pride in the foot that
he Is a hero to the young and QBB0
( s J MAICLLiiuE RAM A
we (Xii.tiJr SfJ
TO COOK SVAGHtTTI
SAT 1 - r -II t r . . - mi mi mm i
xNapoicon 01 uowns, wno uan uo iuu Yards
of Spaghetti in 10 Flat, Opened Restaurant, but
Went Broke as Price of His Popularity.
By Will B. Johnstone.
Marceline has come back.
TJke the proverbial cat, like Pattl,
Dn the bread cast upon tho water
frTheatlcss Wednesdays excepted)
! Napoleon of clowns has returned
gVorm his voluntary Elba.
Threo years ago, when tho Kai 101
VMran to auffer little children ts
offer, Marclinc, who all his life
ad filled little children with BTSBt
tspplnoas, lost heart and decided to
After thirty-five years devoted to
BJha circus and the footlights, the las'
Ben years of which wero spent at the
Mw York Hippodrome, ho washed
the grease paint fro mhls immortal
(ace for tho last tlm and folded
(way his baggy black trousers, dress
Boat, whlto vest, red necktie and old
(It hat. Ha was through for good.
That was tho scenario.
Yesterday afternoon I dropped In
t Birnum and Halley'a circus at
Madison Square Oardon. From gal
lsrles swarming with children broke
paals, roars anl paroxysms of laugh
tar. Down In the sawdust ring a
Bfe-slzod flivver was meekly follow
ln n ,rr . 0 en lie figure arrayed In
baggy black troUBOrB, dre.sa coat,
whits vest, rci necktie and an old
felt hat. Tho figure was strangely
familiar Suddenly it turned to whistle
to the, hesitating llvvcr and there
WBB revealed the unforguttablu fea
tures of Marceline.
A few mlnutos later the world
famous clown was cornered In his
dressing room und under cross ex
amination he broko down and con
foased. Although Marceline has come
back he still has a retiring disposition.
"1 couldn't stay away," he said.
"The only reason I ever tried to quit
was because 1 wanted to get some
thing to eat."
Then followed his explanation.
"JJByor since I started out In Spain,
Where 1 was lorn, I have had to keep
on making people laugh. 1 have never
had time to make myself laugh. And
I only laugh when I ent my favorlto
dish, Arroz a la Valencia, a spicy con
Ooctlon of rice and chicken. Now.
thlo dish must he cooked Just right.
As I couldn't get It anywhere In this
0untry, I decided to open a restuu
rsnt of my own and indulge not only
my appetite but another ambition I
Here Marceline gave pantomime,
business of breaking egga in Oil hat,
dropping his red wig In the soup and
Wringing It out.
"I got a place in West 3Sth Street
and prepared, to grow old (Tactfully,"
tte continued, "but then my troubles
began. In the kitchen of that res
taurant I performed the greatest acro
batics of my life, but I never got a
mile out of my chef. Me was Jealous
Of my culinary progress. When we
disagreed ho turned out to be one of
thaae clrtlesa cookers, but 1 can throw
custard pies as well us ChurUo Chap
lin, so tho incident woe closed, mean
ing his right eye. I closed his other
Incident for luck."
Then Marceline went on to explain
how he had also cooked and . it
spaghetti until he was too fat to "skin
the rat" on tho chandelier. Inciden
tally, he c n do a hundred yards of
spaghetti in 10 flat.
"Did you ent yourseJf out of house
ind home?" I usltod him.
WENT BROKE BECAUSE OF HIS
"No, but my friends did," he re
plied. "You see, I had so many of
them and they came around so often.
And then they were always so glad to
see me that they wanted to treat me.
Hut the treoblo was they treated me
with my own stuff. That's th
BhIOllcatOd, aid his one regret Is that
he deserted Ids loyal subjccls for
"Von know they thought that I
WBI llPBd," he 'aid. "And 1 WOtXD
hi ve die. I If hadO'l come hack."
"Is Mnrvellii" . our real name?T 1
questioned at p irting.
"My name ts Marcellno Mart'nez,"
"What is your Christian nama?" I
"My Christian name Is Isidore,1 he
answered, ami his tempera n nt ll
eyes twinkle. I
MAX KALTER EXONERATED.
BfM Walter, n dealer In druggists
supplies nt No. Rr, Worth HtreM, Man
hattan, who lives nt No. 7S Psrk
slde Avenue, Ilrooklyn. Indicted last
summer in the VodorBl Court In
Ilrooklyn on a charge Of conspiring
I" smuggle contraband goods out of
this country f..r use of the liennana,
was discharged on Wednesday by
federal Judge Chatflsjo on motion
of Assistant (lilted mates District
Mr. Ileer t ltd the court that Inves
tigation had protroa Kalt.-1'f WBB
eeneo, lie was afrootoa with four
teen llelglntM who were convicted
and sentenecd to long terms in At
lanta Federal I'rison. where they
BIG WHEAT YIELD CERTAIN.
WASHINGTON, April 6. Winter
wheat Improve, in nourly all em'tuum
luring March, under generally favor
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Indications are that the April pro
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dent. This clown was a tremendnun
favorite with all the DOOBtO, Mexl
cana went wild over him: so much
so that Huerta once roBUtrkOd In all
seriousness, 'I can keep on eli-clIng
myself to the Presidency Indefinitely
unless somohody thinks to nominate
thnt clown. I couldn't beat him, fot
he's the most popular man In Mexico."
"Well, how did you finally decide
to come .back to tho grease point?"
price 1 1 asked.
of popularity. And speaking of pop- I Marceline laughed,
ularity, there used to be a clown In j "In the first place,"
Mexico City when Huerta was I'resi- restaurant went broke.
he said, "my
I brought ths
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