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n ; ' - -" ,.y " " "i ' 1 JOHN ERLEIGH- SCHOOLMASTEj ff'J A 'Gripping .ysiery uvw niunctppuiM HI il Ml IK ll iwiwill iwimlwi Till I I IHMI wllllMMaWinrnflrT ' j 'By olaver Monnis f Author. M "John Bredon, Solicitor." svsorsts. iohn fitleigh, hfarfmneter e 7inrptr I fiol, Ma pemiattnl J,ad) Annt lt'lmtiir. lev ' t'' fteY fntlitrlKM bou to his 7i(Wl, ;. (he Ikjj, is to Infiertt Iftft. met vtmbtrlv etlatt, ourt M wicM, , .orrt trfiur Acrid, txptam (o Brtlph. there art many relative! who icouM Mfce 10 t, lAe 6ou put dnt n Hie teai, o tl&r thtu tntBht Inherit the oleic. r .cnf .dHAtir- then explains Mint rm nt- fMtipi ir afrtedy been matte lo kttnetp the boy, lie auip'CH oni" of tira-covaln. flrlr mill It'WIaiH Jtrt't. 0 htrini titlrnHe.ij en IV Im' (lr. EW fp'i Vtrt to look nfrr htm, A few days liter fie conMjee (a .odi .tunc Hint Jin loBts her; she trtta lilm tht low htm, too. The boy l n !xmf betlctCH them. . ' CffAPTBrt tlt-tContlnUcd) It ,waa ncartr 6 o'clock when John .Er- lelgh lofl, Monltsllvor nnl eel out on his lont wnlk'hnck to tlnrptrcc. Ho trod as a mm 111'lffliVtrcail on nlr. Yqnrs seemed to lutvn fAIIcn fiotn Ills ahouUlers. He waa 40-ln the prime ot his life but now ho scented a boy aftAtn, In tho first Htiali . of -oittli synl lovo. Hla eyes Eimrklcd, nnd ho whistled na he walked along tho ,', country Inncs. If It had been term tlmo nd any -of (ho Ifarptrcc boys had mot t, him', they,'d Imvo said: "Hclloi tho old 'early bird" must have caught a, nuo fat worm " lto reached tlio nchoolhuusc nl a few minutes past S nlul was told that a llr. t VcVtlsnn had called to sec him and wan . -nnltlntf lit the study. "afeat Scott," ho, said to himself, "I'd forgotten all about tho fellow." Tho posfof science and chemistry mas ter a Harptrce was vacant, and Vcrtlgan had applied for tlio Job. He had sent In excellent r.c.fe tepees from a big public Kclmol hi the 1101 tlf of Unnland, and Ur IMrIi liad mado an appointment to sco him that cvonlns nt 7:30 o'clock. That Krlclch had forsotton nil about tho mat ter was not to bo wondered at under the , clrcumstancea, but ho waa annojed with himself. He prided himself on punctual ity and accuracy In all his affaire. 1 "I'm awfully .sar,r.; to.navo ucpi you waltliiB." ho sald,''as ho entered the study. "I can't make any excuse for myself, except that;, my minor has been full of other, jnatcrs." A -small, tlirh man with nn Iron-sroy beanl nnd thick ftrcy hair came forward from tho window. heio had bren standing;. 'I'lio llnht was dim ,ln tho room ap'd lh,e' headmaster could not see Him vcf y-i-Icrirly. ';Ve'ir havo some food flntt," said Krlcipli, 'and then wc can tulk tblupu ocr,qlictly, uftc,iwanl. You'll stay here tin.- hfglit. Won't. yob?" Ho swlteiicd on the electric llsht and -looked at VcrtlBtin. Then ho suddenly " 'closed. tho ddn.r bolilnd him. :. Yqti, Uatictt" he said In a low voice. "You?"' "Ys,1 tho miin replied. "I wonder you ' didn't rccognlzn my wrltlnp." "What arg you. dolus here? What do you want)". "You rdad nty lettcis my testimonials." "Why db jou coll yourself Vcrtlgan?" "Because It's iny name." The, two men looked at each other In silence for nearly half a minute, , ,JWcll, ybu'tl better clear out." said 5Eilolgh,in a Imrtl, oven -voice, "I'm not .likely to Give you th'e ob." ' '" "WJfy noV . "Because you're not n fit man to taSo 'ehurint of Vn)' boys." Vertlfenn 'laushed. "perhaps I'm not." he said quietly; "but, for '.tho matter ot tha aVc yon?" Not' a muscle 6r John Kilelgh's faco moved as the iiucslon was flung at him. Onlj'1 tho-viXprcfijrun'of Ida cyea changed tho Ilsllt In them seemed to quiver' and go out, leavhljr thent dull jind hard. "Are' you any bettor than 1 am?'Ksald Terllea'n nfter a 'pause. Hrreleli made,no reply. "You Know nothing about me," Vertl Ban continued. "You thought I was dead I dfiro sa5 you weto slad when you heard I was dead. There was not much to choose Uefweon you and me, Erlelsh W years 'ago. You tQrned over a new leaf. HoiV do you know thai X havo not done (ho iame'?-" ' "I rather fancy," said Hrlolgh slowly, "thai yfi mo. irjf much the same as you ..were.". The Lost -j. AT, Uie time RAith and her little friends wore huntug- for the lost necftjace somebody was watohjng' them wHh; bright black eyes, yh.o ,dq ypu f-upposo it was? '. 1 Tdr, Bushy -White, the handsome lit s,.ile brown and white squirrel who lived in the treo near by! He saw some '' thing was up. but,' of course, he, didn't guess how Important ft something It was, for squirrels know iiqthlrir about necklaces and such thlugs- Hut he saw something- put pf 'the ordinary was happening. "They surely flan iwnr nan tht like btfsre." to be iacWutf for something." he la lUmiieJf thoughtfully. "I gus3 tw wait awHHW tuod see If it's 8 I oughUio nut for my ta,m- You see. Mf. fiiubv Whit h, bnuaually lute with Ms UoukaD- jm W h "Prtne. ami hi family, a a 'V t - I :'(I:D REN'S CORNER '' ' ' ' ' u " ' I "I 11 W 4 iiyji.- - i)jMiMnce w ntlU ftwwlln bU hlp tia tt,ln ,u" h was always (14 tot uc tblnya 10 take to thtm Hf iud iuurjd and watched fctut o qweful was t to keep bejuod (rt . nd stump ihs,t a si atr tve ujtftsd hi urAC. tlf saw lti lf tfce lev tmf t-fwa. M fw.tJMs s, & Story of Love Vertleaii ltuhci1. "Come, como," ho said. "You'vo rend my lestlmonlnls?" "Yes." "They aro good." "They nro very good," "Perhaps you think I foised Ihem?" "No-I do not think thnt." "Vou think, perhaps, that 1 could not clinnsro." "t think," said Krlelgh slowly, "Hint you havo not changed, t'orllaps I may wrouB you, but t generally find that my first Impressions of n man nre correct. Why have you changed your name?" "An mint left ma a little money nnd I had to tako her name. Well, we -needn't stand here, fencing with ench other. T.ct us sit down nnd talk things overquletly."- "What Is there to talk about?" "My Balnry." "I don't Intend lo cniploy Jou." ''I think you will, You won't find a better man." "I slmjt try," said- Krlolgh dryly. "Well, I suppose I must ask yoh to Bias to supper." "Thank you, I'm glad to see that you'll sit iloun nt the same table with me, John Krlelgh flushed. "I -suppose jou have coma to blackmail me," he said quietly. ' "Nothing of tho sort. You ndvertltcd tor a science master; I nnswered the advertisement. I am quite competent 0 da the work. I have an excellent character. I'm a man n n thousand. The head master of Chcsltton said tjiat In his letter, didn't he? He offered me another CO pounds a year to keep me 800 In all. That's more than you, can afford here." "Why did you leave Chesllton?" queried Erlclgh. "Because I want to come South, . It's too cool up thore, I'm rnther delicate. And then I've heard a gooddeal about you and your work. I thought I'd like to help you on with It," "I don't bcllave ,you."- said ErIclgh coldly. "You think you'vo. got me 1n your power, nnd you'vo como here lo put the screw on lo squeeze money out of inc." Vcrtlgnn laughed godd humorcdly. "Well, what about this food?" he said. "I'm hungry, and one can always talk things over better nfter a meal." Ktlolgh smiled and led the way Into the dining room. The supper was frugal enough, but Vcrtlgan seemed to" enjoy ovory mouthful of It. Erlelgh ate spar ingly, nnd was very silent and preoccu pied. Vertlgan, on tho other hand, chatted Incessantly about his work In the north. Ho seemed nnxlous to Impress Erlelgh with his capacity for teaching boys and keeping them Ih order. When the meal was oyer the two men returned lo the study. ISrlelgh lit his pipe nnd ofTefed his guest a cigar. They seated themselves In chairs on either side of tho fireplace. For all the world they might have been two old friends who Jlad not met for a long time, and Intended to re vive memories of Iho past. IJrlflgh was calm and thoughtful: Vcrtlgan seemed very well pleased wlh hlmsolf. - -'Talbot Is dead," said Ihe latter after a minute of silence. Erlelgh drew In his brenth sharply, but made no reply. "Ho died a fortnight ago," Vertlgan continued. "He'd gono right under novel' held up 1ils head after those live years In Jail. I suppose you'vo never seen him all these years?" "Never." "Well, he nag. a bad lot, and would have come to grief sooner wor later." Again there was n Iqns silence, Kr-' lelgh's fnce was Very will to ha his' mliiS Went back Into the past. The plainly fur nished study had vanished; a mist had covered It, hiding everything save Vertl gnn's face. That seemed to float hi mld nlr. Tho years had fallen from tho features and they were smooth and clean shavenuglier than they were now with a grinning mouth and evil eyes. And, as he stared at them, tho mist resolved Itself Into a mass of gieen leaves, Vertlgan's head was thrust out from a. clump of husheB and the evil eyes were looking at something that lay on the ground some thing that did not move as It lay at tho feet of John Erlelgh. "You didn't mean- to kill Bob Itoch fo'rd," said Vertlgan after a pause. "You hit him haid, and you were strong In those days. I dare say you are now. You look pietty fit. He was a brute, but, unfortunately, that could only have been proved In one way. You shrank from the proof ot lt-rfor your sister's sake. But you should have come forwnid and told the truth. Ypu could have. Invented any Ie about -the quarrel. You need not Necklace bit of sense could he make of the whole proceeding. "They surely act as il they wero crazy," thought Mr. Bushy "White to himself. "I believe I batter get down there and see what is making nJl that fuss," So he watched his chance and slip ped down the tree on which he had been sitting, down tho tree and over L into thBTdled-up leaves. 1U nosed around a minute, keeping his weather eye out for the girls, "Hump!" he aqueahed, "nothing hero to make such n fuss about I Not a thing out of the ordinary!" Then his nose struck something cold. "What's this? Funny thing. I never saw the HHe before! I wonder what it can bet" And would you believe it? It was Ruth's nechlace ho had fpund! Ha (aid very still till tho girls had gone around on the other side of the treo to liunt where they had found their nuts; then he caught the necklace in his teeth and pulled it daintily from underneath the pllcd-up leaves. "That's a most curious thing," ha said as he regarded it thoughtfully. "I have never een the like before. May be my little fslhs would like to play with it. I better taKe. home with He hid. it carefujly behind him till be was wire of safety, then he stuffed It in his mouth and started far hla boms. Wouldn't ywx Ji,k$f jfave sean Wr, his mouth full of 9Hftliif and hla eyas on the bwmMubT gjrla - He reached his jfcnc, HfrMyaml th Utile squirrels plajg Wlt& t,he neck lace for many a day) UBLWl ' Would 4& tot Qf annret, y tmtMt Com to hut utoiekeUM, $09 ChtftVHt Hrttl! BriMI tntor a iU iiitU jtv cent &tx-ta mke sams othtr yirl or V JjPy. 1'TtffiJMiJl BTlTlsTn - i9GssW&SlTBTBTSTITBr BIIIIBl JIIIIIBBiilBVLllH BIIIIIIH lllllflHiBBlllW lllBllllSw "ISllBiSlBSBflFn. SIlKlfliPji &mS& Lsllllllln ftlljlliiiwwt www IIHIIIinul mmmammmm WILLIAM FARfoUM .Star .of the feature movies. have dragged) 3'our sister's name Into tho matter." Erlelgh ladghcd bitterly, "t think," ho wild quietly, "that It was you who per suaded mo to keep my mouth shut." "Well, pcrlmps I did. I was n fool In- those days." "On the contrary, you wetc a rogue. Vou knew Talbot nnd Itochlord had quar relled that morning, and that they hated each other tike poison. You had nn old scoro to settle with Talbot. Voti per suaded 11m to keep iny mouth hut, but you were no Tool." Vertlgnu laughed pleasantly. "My dear Erlelgh," ho snld, "It Is tlio easiest thing In tho world to shift the blnmo from one's 6tvn shouldxrs to those of another. But, tho simple fact icmalns. You killed Itoch ford and allowed another man to bo pun ished for the crlmo." "It was no crime," snld Erlelgh fiercely. "Unfortunately In the ejes of tho law " . "You know t could not tell the truth." "You were 11 cownid." ' Erletgh covered tils face with his hands nnd shuddered These nccusatlons were true enough. Kor one brief moment ho had been a coward, nnd, that moment over, there was no going back. Vertlgan had seen to 'that. Vertlgan had woven tho web that had bound him hand and not Vcrtlsan hud plnyca tho part of the tempter to serve his own ends. He, John Erlelgh, had not known thnt at the time, had not knoijt'n It until It ws too late to cscspu from the web. But notlij-Inn- did nwny with the fact that tht thought of his plater's shame had in nil e n cownrd of him. )fc had done nothing but keep silence. He had not been brought Into tho matter nt all. Ho had pot even been summoned lo (ho Inquest. "You were a coward," Vertlgan ic peated sternly. "Vou could lino comu forward nnd given some other reason for striking Hochford. Hut you were a frail to go Into court and tell a He." (CoP)ilglit, 1311, by Hie AuoctKted Kens-papen,- I.lmUtcl.) (CONTINUED TOMOHTtOWj "What's DoingTonight?" Oihl Flli Fanciers' Socleij-. Si)l Qlrard ae nue; 8 o'clock. ".Made-ln-Amrrlca ' baiear, Horticultural Hill. Ulnnfr to Oomnor-elC't rirunitaush by ,lu cntlnnnl crgaiilratlont, litllevuo-Htrattor-I, 7 o'clock. ' t.ixlure br William B I'nrjona. "'An Amer ican Knslnccr In China, ' Krankltn Iiutllute. I.cUuri, on tlia KloWiK i,f reltaloui 'folra tloasin !' I'nltcot .Sliuca, t, ur. .John fl. Cole, Ilnutton Halt, Unlcrlty of l'emmt arli. KrM. I'niinty Medal Socltt. College of I'lii aKIani. 3Sd and I.udlotv ntlctli. a great Mystic story SV.NOI'SIS. ZuCora iy ,lr( an orjil'ait ui as eaiti 9t lltr lathtr (j l.lllctl hi a uotit 1111110 lie ha) dttcolcrcd. Halt an hour alter Itanilan 0 the lta,th of 7ifr ftuiiautf Xudora's mother a tight roue tealfcr -ttti a clrcu ( lrtil v.llh tfrtlffo, lallt, and MllrJ. Zudorti and fi fortune from the mine. idtitc'i otoits lo be north ilo.OOO.OtO, am left t i Bitardlanthtp'of Fraul: litem, a rirrui man. Zvdora'a moltiefj (irol'xr. Zudorai pUtug promise of great beauty. rcacucj ifio age or is. Tho uncle, ufto has set himself ua as a Hindu tuujtio and ta .-iiou-ii as Hastam All, decides his ureed that Zudota mult die before she can have a chance to rumr into iojsraistoi of her moncv, t'mt (t mau oe left to htm, tho next of Kin, and he prevails ujoii the girl to leave her money In lilt hands three years longer jaud say iioti H0 to any one about tht fortune. Ifassam All sees an obstacle to his scheme in Hit ptnoji 0 Joftn Storm, a youno lawyer, for tcftoiti Zudora luxs taken a fancy, ana he commands the girt to put the man out of her intnd. torm cornea to askt Has sain Alt for the hand of his niece. At first tht crystal gazer villi not Helen to ths proposal, but Zudora. (niliti that if ths caifot marry 8torin she wilt marry "o one. "Well, teell," taus Hassam All, "If von take such a etuHd, III compromlie. Uolve. my nejrt SO cases anil you can ntarrv Aim; alt In a single case and 1ou must rruouucg Aim." uifftra, using the knou.tdege gained, from, atari of aMwatlon with her uncle, iiravM two baffling mysteries and; wins her first two cases. An aynl Mleuflel has discovered a icau to mak dlamotd). His workshop Is it rtcttu behind thai of a chttsemahtr. One of nil aims, uihfch h kepi hidden in a cupboard, disappear, lit decides to con sult liassa AM. tftorfli tr(M' to persuade Xudora lo Miarrv MA, but, (Jm refuses, beeuuse ot htr oefm(-,&fellMshM All K fllorw lefts her hi hasi,& jKol at In (lie dark on thrtemffHtHliStiw. ' rM "" '11 1 urn CUAVTSn III-Contlnued) STORM usually -worked late at night In hla study, and lie, generally felt the Heed of a bite before turning In. This midnight lunsh eonslsted of cheese and crackers and a pint of ale. He waa sel dom troubled with Insomnia. Every other day he would drop Intp Altmanu'u cheese step, eltat a while with jja cheese maker, his wife and. daughter, and then leave With his regular purehase, Kow it JapBad that Hassam Alfs midnight anpetlte was similar to that of 1. f-. Ifcy MBk M BBBWrTV- ntsttntw T -1 , ITr-IMMM aa i I T T8 . HbKlV I 9 9 ' V. A vW . 3 JZ Ci Hi r BW il JV If- .9 I'M?, B nrar " ; yi1 CkpQgi, 7" o t.,t?B man f 1 PHOTOPLAYS In every great crisis In human events some man comes to the fore to save the situation, or words to thnt effect. And I Chicago Is not nn exception to this rule wo nave an nenru or mo wicnouness 01 the Windy City; of crlmo stalking ram pant there; of the horrors of the stock yards district Hot to forget Hlnky Dink anil Bath House John Hut Chicago lias redeemed herself Her photoplay censors, taking their lives Into their collective hnmls brnvlnc possible shame nnd Ignominy the ridicule of their j fellaw-belns mid tho denunciation of 1 posterity these licrolo censors have but rend for1 VoursMf from tlio rnlnmtii nt 1 1 the Chicago Trlhimci l-ensoroci uy tne t'ensor: "Animated Weekly No. HI (1'nl- versal). two scenes allowing nurses 1 Imthlng babies. Which recalls the historic question. ' Why Is a censor? ', nEALISM BUN ltlOT. Unlooked-for realism, unfortunate to the actress, but giving n crqwnlng thrill lo the tllni. Is shown In the big flro sccno nf the "Lesson or tho Flames," one of the "Ollvo's Opportunities," Edison, In which Jlnbcl Trunnellc Is featured, when her hair catches flro while she is being carried down the rope through the flames. Tho picture plainly shows the hair ablaze and the desperate attempt of Miss Trunnellc, llireo stories up. nnd her 'me,uer. Edwin Enrle, to put out the blnx Intfjhalr. The accident Is bound to get n "rise" out of any hoitfC. Fortunately tlio burning hnlr was quickly put out, but Mlts Trunnetle lost cousldeinblo hnlr from the top of her head, nnd was burnt under the chin, while Edwin Earle burnt his hand. The Edison Company has acquired .Tames W. Castle as a director. That Is not, however, Mr. Castle's drst ap pearance In directing motion pictures, as Jio spent some time as director for tho Vltogrnph. In his own productions, In partnership with Oeorge D. Baker, he directed such well-known successes as "draustark," Harold McQrath'a "Goose Olrl" and "The Bishop's Carriage," tho rights of which ho bought from I.lebtcr. NO INSULT TO NAVY Omcials or tho I.ubln Manufacturing Company have been very much Inter ested In the petition forwarded to Secre tary of tho Navy Daniels by tlic sailors of the New York Navy Yard, objecting to the way sailors aro portrayed In mov ing pictures. In their petition the sailors said that moving picture sailors usually flro shown as rough, uncouth creatures Whose life Is ona of debauch, and as a result of this the public gets tho Idea that sailors arc disreputable characters. "If sailors have been libeled on the scroeny said Slcgniund Lublu, "I do not blame them for making n strong protest. We have made n great many naval stories, but In not one of them has n United States sailor been held up to 1I1II cule. 'The Making ot Him,' n two-reel naval play, which has Just been released by 11a, will Illustrate wnat I mean bv Instructive naval stories. This plctuic was made In Newport, It. I., last sum mer nnd shows 'how tins United Slates Government receives all types of boys st Its training station there and makes real men and sailors of them. In 'The Mnklntr of Him' 0110 of our Juvenile actors 'enlisted' nnd tho training station omcials put him through a course that will Illustrate the work they aro doing there. Incidentally we Bhowcd every phase of life nt tho training station."!' Naval men who have seen these pictures say they are the best ever taken nnd they will do much to knock to pieces the slll Idea -that the men of the United States Navy aro dlsreputublc chnracleis. PERSONALITIES. William A. Williams, ot tho Evcelslor Feature Film Company, in the next re lease of that company, through the Alli ance program, entitled "In the Shadow," by Harold macgrath Storm's, except that Hassam All never touched alcoholic beverages ot any sort. JIoreoer, he wns friend to both cheese maker and diamond cutter. Theie was more to the latter than most people sus pected. When the mystic saw Ktorm enter tho cheese maker's his first Inspi ration wns to learn what sort of cheese he generally purchased and eventually substitute a poisoned one. It was Imma terial to him whether Altmann paid fer tile deed or not. As Storm entered one door the diamond cutter came out of the other. Hassam All made a sign which the latter an swered, Together they re-entered the building. Hassam Alt had no desire to run Into Storm. "I did not recognUe you, master," said the diamond cutter, "And never tecognlie me unless you see me make the sign. Well", have you made up your mind?" "I am going to trust ou." "Why not? I may be able to help you a great deal," said Hassam All, secretly pleased that he had won his point. "I am like a physician or a priest. What ever you may tell me mil be burled In my breast," his strong, maguetlo eyes boring Into the other's. The diamond outter waa always In such a mental state as to lend himself readily to hypnotism, and, without being aware of it, he fell lender the spell Immediately Hassam All spoke to him. "Lead on." The diamond cutter led the way to his cell-like shop and threw back the cur. talus, revealing the furnace and crucible. ueiuy ne piaceu a piece of carbon In the receptacle and turned a switch. There came a blinding flash, ani the heat of It drove Hassam All backward 'toward the wall. "We must Walt a few moments. Some times the heat is too small, somstiaws too great. The secret Is the medium heat." The speaker threw oft the power, stood Immovable for the space of four minutes, then delicately picked out a black lump. This, he skilfully broke with a small Hammer. Presently he held out his palm. A crystal a little larger thsn a plnhead lay upon It. . (Copjrrltht: ltlti br WrM MeGrth.) (Continued Temerrow.) FIVE COLUMNS OP MUSICAL COMEDY "TRY WHaMA k Mams GEORGE NASH Coming to the Garrlck in Miracle Man." 'The Is thrown over a DO-foot cllIT Into the swift and turbulent waters ot tho I Ivor below. Dorot'n G iih, the star of tho Mutual Film Corporation, wns run down by nn automobile Inst week mid Is In ono of thu Los Anseles hospitals nt tho present time. Her left aide wns badly torn and her foot Injured. It Is expected Hint it will bo nt least 11 month beforo sho Is able lo leave the hospltnl. Ill fortune nppcnrs to bo following tho "ll.Tiards of Helen" company nt the Katem I'nllfotnln studio. First Helen, Holmes, the heroine. mib taken 111 and' for n tlmo was threatened with double pneumonia Just after she waa declared out of danger .1. 1. McGowan, tho dl lector, fell from n lalcKrnph pole nnd was painfully Injured. It is thought It will be nt least three months beforo ho Is nblo to return to work. n. R. Domini, lccently with riilllp Mln (111. nnd befote that on tho staff of tho Mutual Film Corporation's house organs, has Joined Paul Qullck In the Universal press department, succeeding Harvey Oates nn nssoclntc editor of the Univer sal Weekly. THE KID'S CHRONICLE KniSS.MUS Is the time wen thare is pcecc nwn erth good will lo men for those that get presents. It Is inonr blcssld to glvo prezeuts than to resect a them, but it is inoor fun to rcseeve them. Krlssmus must be a feaisc time for Tcrks and Mormon, nwn aklcount of It a man I1113 10 wives nnd about 100 chltdrln and they nwl Ixpeckt prer.cnts, 1 gesa he wishes Krlamnua was N'oo Veers or sum ulhir holllday. ware peepll are ls peckted to Injoy themselves without lx peclttlne uvvryboddy to glvo them sum thing. I gesa Tcrks and Mormons try to keep tliaro chltdrln frum blcovlug In S.iutcr Klnws Inated of trying to make them blceve In him, the wny regulcr peepll do. Hvvryboddy Ispeckts to get moor than they give at Krlssmus. proving thnt most peepll don't caro wvathlr they are blcsald or not, porvldlng sumboddy elts Is blcssld for tharo sake. - It Is bettlr to ask for wat you wunt and not get it. than to not nsk for It and not get It onyway and think maybe you wood tif got it If jou had of asked for It. Evvryboddy, even kids, can havo as mutch plum pudding and dlffrcnt kinds of dlzzert aa they wunt awn Krlssmus, provjng that even If they get sick Its In a good cause. I rote the following pome about Krlsamus Krlssmus Kums but wunts a eer As evvryboddy noz, Krlssmus kums but wunts a yecr And wunts n yeer It goz. Pop ses the opposite to Krlssmas Is Thanksgiving Day. 1'JIOTOPLAYS. CHESTNUT ST. OPERA HOUSE Home nf World's Greatest Photoplaje Afternoon, 1 to 5, in and ISr. Kvrnlnga, 7 to 11, 10, IS and S3r. LAST VtEEli, llngagemeut ends bat, Dec, 19 THE SPOILERS Twice Dally. Afts. -;.10. Uveiilnga 8:00, Precaileii by ilallj elians- rirnt.rsun Picture COMING IIAI.r. CAINK'W Till: CHItlhTlAX K l.OKW'fi MCKI.'ll II ( C IC II tilth and Market Hfi. R OUItTll Kl'ISOIlK Of ZUDORA AMI. I, UK HIIOWN llEIIK TOI1AV 5nMFR?FT Uli:ATltl) TODAY 3VJlVIE.IaL. 1 y,71 Pngtim Ave. VOU KINO AMI COUNTUV 18 parte) The Old Mnldi Ambrone's llret falsehood. Other Pictures, West Allegheny I'lrh2 Quincy Adams Sawyer THE MVBTEMOIHJ IIBAUTYi OTIIEHS MANHEIM SrifflA TODAY ZUDORA 5;,80I,K quick noon rioT'uni:3 .MODKHN I1ANCINO Dancing Every Evening Dansede Danceland EXTRA Cliristmas and New Year's Matinee Dancing J JO to 5.31 20th St. and Montgomery Ave. FREDW.SUTORfi Maitre De JDanse ASM!1TKD BV IXJKoTHV 11UDDACH CUh or srUata Iimoiii In tht ultra modern ball room aDcn Seruca 43S1. jj STUDIO 1431"WALHUT STREiyT ljfiOOBDi' "Give My Regards to Augustus Thomas' "Those were early dajs" as Ucrnard Shnw once snld when CJcoruo M. Cohan sang "Qlvo My Regards to IJroadway" In "Little Johnny 'Jones." The announce ment that his newest piny, "The Miracle Man," Is coming to the Unrrlck January II suggests that If Mr. Cohan norc to uegin giving his rr-gnrds to any on nowadays ll would bo one of America's most rnilous dramatists. For tho man who beghn with Vourth-of-July musical comedies, a combination uf flag-tlnppln.7 nnd cork-popping, has moved up pri-tty steadily through genuine character picturing, such as "Oct-lllclt-Quick Walllngford" ntul "Drondway Jones," lo nn attempt this year nt sni"1 ous drama. The play that he made from the novel, ''The .Miracle Man," Is more than ordlnarllj serious. It Is mystic, n sort of Ilroadwny version of William Vaughan Moody's "I'nlth Healer." As the view New York has had of It shows. It Is a very earnest attempt to present mu cuuvi'ision or a uanu or, commence men by the Influcnco of n "healer," whom they try to exploit. The tang ot Mr. "nana very American treatment ot American types runs through tlio play and docs much to keep It from becoming mawkish. As to the cast to be seen at the Gar rlck, If Oeorgo Nash, who plays tho lending crook, had waited a month more to conic down with n threatened attack of fever, Philadelphia might hac seen Georgo Qohaii himself In tho leading part. Only last wcok when the play wns finishing Its Now York run, Mr. Cohan, ns the only man knowing Mr. Nash's part, had to step Into It when tho latter was suddenly taken 111. The company to bo seen here will' Include Mr. Nash himself. Miss Gall Knlne as tho woman compnnlon, and W. H. Thompson as the healer. More Matrimonial Difficulties The knitting women weren't at all dis turbed by the play "Driven," which Mr. Frohmnn presented on Broadway the other night. Tho work for the Belgians went peacefully onward. A piny with what might havo seemed a rather hectic plot failed to strlko flro from the nicely turned lines of Its novelist-author, K. Temple Thurston. Tho verdict of the ciltlcs wns hardly favorable. The hciolnc of "Driven" is ono of those ladles who haven't the Intelligent intcicst In their fellows to concern them selves In tho public work ot parliamen tary husbands. Hence they aro supposed to be "neglected." This one had the nddod complication of an Incurable dis ease fatul In IS months. So, when sho overheard the scntenco, she decided to Im prove the situation by hating a devil ot a good time while she lived, A young IHHHBHHHHHBHHHHHg HI " " S 1 B 1 1 -j! ii' M This afternoon or tonight go to see Wu H ZUDORA. The Evening Ledger'. S $g Photoplay columns tell you what fflffl S theatres are showing this big (M wi feature. rwr Si . ' 8S S i I ' . 1 S' 1 t-igi I Girl of Mystery g m m m m 1 m I i 9 1 i t"r Li By Harold MacGrath, author of "Kathlyn," "MiUion DoUar Mys tery" and "The Man On the Box," is published in daily chapters by the Evening Ledger. Don't miss this great detective story. Re member, you'll find it only in the H rsr, 1 One IT ON YOUR PIANO" ui 1 vi 1 nnn j m One Cent 22 ij I M MM ii ii,i .m nn. Q7ee Drama lAplaln cam a hnndy. and tho nforeiaid parliamentary husband, being of a fiert-f-tous and loving disposition, determined to make his wife's last moments happy by pretending not to knot? that sho Wi going to elopo with her lover. The "drama" Is supposed lo arise from Ihe rebellion Of the 5'oting captain at learning of the death sentence on his be loved, nnd realizing that ho Is giving up Ids reputation nnd career for a short term parndlso. Tho lady on the Other luiiul, rebels as violently from this liaison whMi She learns that she has been quietly nnd unobtrusively cured. Bhe doesn't care fur a lifetime of tho sort of happiness 1 ho Was after Bo there Is nothing left to hinkc the plot work out but a rc-urn to tho loving nrms ot the parliamentary husband. "Driven," as the Now York papers thus doscilbo It, Is very English, after Ihe Hnddon Chambers-!!. H, Davtcs fasnlon, nnd, In splto of excellent acting by Alex nndra Carlisle. Charles Bryant and Lums den lime, rather a bore. Spenldng of Press Agents The Sunday advertising ot John Gals worthy's grim nnd powerful "Sliver Bos" ot the Little Theatre: "A Drama of Law and Levlt" suggests tremendous possibilities for Shakespeare's press bureau. To mention only one! "Itomco and Juliet" A Play ot Lovo and Laughter. THEATRICAL BAEDEKER AUi:M'III- "Today," with Kdtnund Breets tna i:ihl Volrcllne, Ueorse Itroadhunit and Abraham Hi.hoiner'a aton-movlng- drama nboutj ft .wife's InndMlty, indlnjt With a vlolen j ".IC Hcene" In which tha nueband choStr- her, Lust week. UltOAt) "Diplomacy," with William Gillette, lllnnclK- Moli". Marie Horn and a, atronr cast. Sardou'a famous old play "modernised" , by Mr. Olllelte. and a rood deal lengthened and diluted, good 'acting- compensating-. ronilKBT "I'lnafore." . The good old Gilbert A Sulllean cliitslc produced a la Hippodrome with real water. Jim at delightful aa r. Last week. OAtiniClC "Potauli and Pcrlmutter." Mpn taruo mass' popular! atoriet ot tha clothing trade mnde over Into the etaaons moat heartily amusing; comedy. . KtUTH'S-nva Tanausy. Bert ritiBlbtwri. -A Telephone Tangle.'1 and a dUeralBetl and x ccllent bill. MTTt.K THnATHH "The. Silver Dox." John aalsworthy's powerful snd moving drama, i-untrmitlnit h? unemployed at both end; of tlio social scale. Excellently acted. Last w-celt. LYHIC-"Hlsh Jink" Vflih Stella Mayhaw and a good cast. Itudolph Frlml'a rippling mulle borne - on an amuelng' atory of a Rloom-dlipeillng perium Laet week. WALNUT "Tha Traffic," by lueticl Marshall. Another "white lae' piny tho laminar pattern, LECXUHE ON BEIiIOION Dr. John G. Cojlo will apeak tonight upon the "Growth of Ttellglcus Tolera tion In the United States" In Houstou. Hall, University of Pennsylvania. The lecture Is one of a series being given under the auspices of the Catholic Stu dents' Organization Committee. 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