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fathered by
labor forces
Defeated Friends to Carry
Him "Inside Story" of
How $4,000 Was Raised In j
Small Sums Revealed by '
Returning Chiefs.
y nuumiucK wiu.u* MILE,
(CoRrrJirM. 183*. l?T PnUJr Lrd(*r Co.)
J~xljr 11.?Vcrkiag men
f ti?e United SSntes telegraphed
wiiir&m Gibtc MfAdn*.'s rnana(?cw
a1 San FraacitAr that they w?r?
rfarJy to fin&nce his rntlrr- campaign
for the Pr^ridcx|ry hi the event of
his n^mjnatJca. ,
tc tfat f/ffct va." ?xoippaai?3
by ?.?-1v*l em h cx.ntr?bution?
CTrc^iang more than $4,000. which
the den or s aipr?>enti'y intended
eholud he utilised for convention
porpostj at Sah Francisco. They
wcrw for the m'pst part J1 and 0i
subscriptions tne are understo <d to I
bavo originated rot inly from members
of various railway brother- I
hoods. McAdoo't lif-u'encnLs at the
convention Vith vhom I arrived ar
Chicago today en route to the East
will submit that information to
thei" chieftain in New York this j
week. Ther arc heptful that so I
unprecedented a token of confidence
as American labor was ready '
to bestow upon the defeated "crown !
prince" material'y will sadve what- I
ever Jif-appointment he may feel'
over the collapse of his cause at
the Golden Gate.
Cur Wall Street out and leave
saving mother
J. M. Small Rescues Parent
From Water, But . |
Drowns Himself.
After rescuing- his mother. Mrs.
Isadore Small, from drowning at
Horn Point Beach, near Annupolis,
Md? James M. Small, prominent in
Washington business circles as
manager of the hardware and cut>ery
concern of,Isadore Small, at
.13 Seventh street northwest, disappeared
yesterday afternoon in
about fifteen feet of water. The
body was recovered half an hour
Small was *.'1 years old and lived
at S15 Upshur street northwest. life
went to the beach yesterday morn-'j
insc with his parents and two sistrrs?I-illian
and Mrs. Jesse Paris
of Baltimore. They had all been in
the water for more than an hour.?
when Mrs. Small stepped off a shelf
into deep water.
Although only a fair swimmer.
Small went to aid his mother and
had succeeded in bringing her to
shallow water, when he sank and
was drowned.
The body will be brought to the
Small home today. Mrs. Small ks
prostrated in the Emergency Hospital
at Annapolis.
Contestants Enter th
Neck and Neck in (
Work This Weei
At one hour before midnight,
next Saturday night, July 17, the I
greatest circulation building campaign
ever conducted in this com- j
munity ? |n fact, one of the great- '
est in the United States?will come
to a close. Indications point to
many neck-and-neck finishes, as it
H. an unusually close race and the
public, as well as the candidates,
are aroused to a fever heat of expectancy.
The campaign manager is besieged
with questions, everybody
wanting to know about their favori
ites. about this candidate and about that
candidate; what his prospects 1
?n,d KWl:at h" "ro?P^t? are.
There is but one advice offered to |
TjALF a dozen people supping at
a table in one of the upperBroadway
all-night restaurants
wese making too much
noise. Three times the manager
walked past them with a politely
warning glance: but Their argument
had waxed too warm to be
quelled by a manager's gaze. It
was midnight, and the restaurant
was filled with patrons from the
theaters of that district. Some
among the dispersed audiences
< must have recognized among the
quarrelsome sextet the faces of
the players belonging to the Carroll
Comedy Company.
Four of the six made up the
company. Another was the au%
Dethroned, She Dies
Revenged On Foes
fl SL>:&>vlSf ^ H
( pi
* jJ
Widow of Napoleon III, of
fiance, who lost her throne following
her adopted country**
defeat by Germany, who died
yesterday almost content because
her old foes had been
| humbled.
Of Old France
j Taken by Death
Empress Eugenie, Widow of
Napoleon III Passes
By Inlveinal Service.*
Paris. July 11.?Eugenie, widow
of Napoleon III, and last Empress of
France, died at her home in Spain
When Marie Eugenie Ignace Augustine
de Montijo, daughter of a
Spanish count, was a little girl a
gypsy fortune teller told her she
would some day occupy a throne and
live to be 94.
For eighteen years the "beautiful
Spaniard," as she was known In her
prime, was Empress of "ranee, and
during .most of that period her
whim ruled not only her own coun
try but directed the destinies of Europe.
For a time, while Napoleon III
was ill, she was regent.
The gypsy's second prophesy came
true also. Eugenie was 94 years
old- May last.
For the people of France she has
been for raore than half a century
(he living embodiment of historic
days?the glory of the empire, its
fall, the revolution that gave birth
to the republic after the ignominy
cf defeat at the hands of Prussia,
forty marvelous years of amazingly
rwift reconstruction, then the great
war with its four years of defeat
nnd suffering and near debacle, and
finally the day of revenge.
It was for tiiat day that the
"shadow empress" had been clinging
to life with an heroic obstinacy
and will power since July 23, 1914,
the day Austria sent her ultimatum
to Sorbin. First from her home in
Spain, then from her magnificent
Elizabethan mansion at Faruborouch
mil. she watched the titanic
conflict with a hopeful fervor, the
very intensity of which kept the
flame of life aflicker In the frail
physical shell of her former self.
It is recounted that when they
hroueht her the news, on November
11. 1918. of Germany's unconditional
signature of the armistice terms
and again last year, word of her
signing on the "dotted line" at Versailles?the
very Versailles where
forty-eight years before Bismarck
dictated peace with a "pistol at his
victim s head" the venerable ex-arbiter
of Europe's fate broke down
and wept like a child, wept tears of
joy. Her death occurred two days
after the jpermans at Spa were
fe Home Stretch
<jreat Herald Race; .
k Determines Winner
____________ \ \
each and every club member and
that is to ^rin all possible subscriptions.
Hustle as you have
never hustled before.
Subacrtptioa Credits Needed.
Remember you cannot have too
many credits. Reach out to all quarters.
Gather in subscriptions wherever
you can obtain them. Too many
credits will make you a winner,
whereas the lack of one vote may
cause you to lose. Worl? as you have
never worked before. . Use every
hour this week to your advantage.
You will find folkr ready to subscribe
for Washington's brightest
newspaper The Herald? if yoU will
ut ask them. There are thousands
thor of the comedietta, "A Gay
Coquette." which the quartet of
Players had been presenting With
fair success at several viudevtlU
houses in the city. The sixth at
the table was a person inconsequent
in the realm of art, but one
at whose bidding many lobsters
had perished. '
Loudly the six maintained their
clamorous debate. No one of tne
party was silent except when answers
were stormed from him by
the excited ones. That was the
comedian of "A Gay Coquette."
He was a young man with a face
even too melancholy for his profession.
The oral warfare of four Ito
jFear Expressed That Ohio
Governpr May Talk
Away Chances.
Candidate s Expressions on
Irish and Daylight Saving
Give Alarm.
(Public Lrdfrr ??rrkt.)
Democratic politicians axe beginning
to fear that O >y. James M.
v !
Cox, of Ohio, la going to talk away ]
whatever chances he may have for
victory in November and they are
casting envious eyes on the "front
i porch" campaign of the Repub|
Two recent declarations of the
Democratic candidate, both appa-'
rently perfectly harmless In themselves,
already have stirred up
miniature tempests that are making
: politicians fearful of what is to
The first Is a statement -made by
i Oov. Cox in an interview in a New
York newspaper in which he said
the bitterness of the Irish was not
"a bitterness against the Democratic
party, but directed against t
the President."
The second was an innocuous I
speech made before the members
of his Dayton Golf Club in which
he said that if elected he would
favor a national daylight saving
law .so that there might be more
time for golf.
The White Htyise so far has not
! Indicated that there were any opj
jections there to the candidacy of
! Gov. Cox and in some ways, notably
Palestine Is Ready Under
British Mandate for Big
(Washington Hrrald-Creaa Atlantic
Service. Special Cable Dlapateh.1
London. July 11.?Great names of
the diplomatic and political worlds
will lend their brilliance to the
great Zionist celebration tomorrow
of the acceptance by Britain of the
mandate over Palestine, l^ord Rothschild
will preside, and among the
speakers will be Arthur Balfour,
the Marquis of Crewe, I^ord Robert
Cecil, Chief Rabbi J. H. Hertz. Max
|Nordau and a long list of other
| Zionist leaders.
Rabbi A. H. Silber. of Cleveland,
t Ohio, who will speak at the demonstration,
as the voice of the American
delegation, said today:
"We can estimate safely that at
'least 75,000 Jews will emigrate Into
i Palestine during the coming year.
The Jews of America and the world
arc quite confident Britain will fulfill
all her pledges on - Palestine.
And today we are regarding it. not
as an English- possession, but as an
award of the league of nations."
(Copyrifht, 1920. Crow-Atlantic Newspaper
Service. Inc. J
Subscriptions for Prison
Paper Can't Be Accepted
Ossining, N. Y.'. July 11.?Warden
Eawes of Sing Sing has received a
number of subscriptions from persons
outside the prison who wished
to subscribe to the Sing Sing Bulletin,
the prison paper. The money
will be Teturned to the subscribers.
Since Warden Lawes took charge of
the prison, he has reorganized and
rehabilitated the prison paper. He
received requests from persons all
over the country who wanted to
subscribe. The matter was referred
to Prison Commissioner Rattican.
who made a ruling that there
j was no legal way In which the State
could accept th< subscriptions. ,
moderate tongues was directed at^
Miss Clarice Carroll, the twinkling
star of the small aggregation.
Excepting the downcast
comedian, all members of the
party united in casting upon her
witb^ vehemence the blame of
comc momentous misfortune.
Fifty times they told her: "It la
your fault, Clarice?It Is you
alone who spoilt the scene. It is
only of late that you have acted
this way. At this rate the sketch
win have to be tak^n off."
Kiss Carroll was a match for
*ny four. Gallic ancestry gave
her a vivacity that coufd easily
mount to fury. Her large eyes
laahed a scornhlna denial at her
Quaint Folk Git)
When They
\ * * -- ' j
Here is a group of the fam<
seating huge bouquets to Premier
Many Localities Ask Investigation
of Campaign
(Public LHgfr Vrtlft.)
Investigation of the campaign expenditures
by men of both parties
who sought the Presidential nomination
is by no means complete. The
Senate committee, which carried on
its work here prior to the Chicago
and San Francisco conventions and
has held sessions in Chicago and St.
Louis since that time, now realizes
that It has merely scratched the
surface, and that future conditions
may necessitate the appointment of i
an entirely separata committee to
carry on the work authorised Just
before the close of Congress, namely
the Investigation of senatorial anu
Presidential election expenses.
Senator William S. Kenyon. chair- j
Tnan of the Senate committee, re- !
turned to Washington yesterday |
from St. T<ouis only to find his of- '
Episcopal Confc
American BisI
Committee F
(Wimblnaton Hi rakl-Puhllr Ledger.
Servlee. Spcrlal Cable IJIkpntch.)
London, July 11.?The final business
meeting of the flr>t proup of
the Lambeth ccrferenco was held
here yesterJay. Following cisoussions
of the problems of marriage
and sexual morality and the development
of provinces In- the Anglican
communion, announcement
was made ot the personnel of committees
which have been appointed
to consider more fully the subjects
introduced during the first fix day* ,
ind to make reports tc the entire j
conference which will reassemble
J.llv 2<5. The following statement
was made public by the Archbishop
of Canterbury:
"On the sixth day of the Lamboth
conference, tefore the discussions
began, a translation of a Chinese
letter of greeting was read
from the executive tommitte# in Pe- \ I
Uinif, China, for the Christ move- '
Dlnruanlon General.
"The subject for the morninj?
problems of marriage and sexual j i
morality?was Introduced bv the !
Bishop of London, whe was fol- >
lowed by the bishop* of Blrming- :
ham. Vermont and Willoclir.v. A i
discussion followed in which the i
bishops of Nyaetaiund, Khartoum j
./ . Thei
? I
accusers. Her slender, eloquent
arms constantly menaced the tableware.
H.er high, clear soprano
voice rose to what would have
been a scream had It not possessed
mo pure a musical quality. She
hurled back at the attacking four
their denunciations In tones
sweet, but of too great carrying
power for a Broadway restaurant.
Finally they exhausted her patience
both as a woman' and an
artist. 8he sprang up like a panther,
nfanaged to smash half a
dosen plates and glasses with one
royal sweep of her arm. and defled
her critics., They rose and
wrangled mors loudly. The com*t
e Wzlcome to Al
Reach Boulogne
.?? *''': .'^y."^V-::
HmS - "* '*>' ' ' .jflM
fa^;.- HE
fx , m sus
fishermen's wives of Boulogne- i
Lloyd George, of Great Britain, an
4S//ES M4JV1
1 ?
Attempt Witnessed by One'
Who Succeeded Nine
Years Ago.
<By I nlirrul Sfrrlrf.)
Niagara Falls, N. Y? July 11.?
Charles G. Stephens, of Bristol, Kngland,
died in an attempt to go over
the Horseshoe Falls in an oak barrel
today. Stephens maintained great
secrecy as to his plans for the trip,
fearing the authorities would stop
him, and as a result few saw him
take the fatal plunge.
No attempt was made to interfere
with his plans, and Mayor Henry P.
Stephens, of Niagara Falls, Ont? was
the laat one to shake hands with the j
man before the barrel started on its '
voyage downstream.
The barrel was towed out into the
Niagara River from Snyder's Point,
about three miles above the falls, at
8:10 this morning, where motion pictures
were made of Stephens before
he entered the barrel and of the
9*ken craft a.i it was towed downstream
by a motor boat. Midway
between the cataiact and the starting
point the barrel was cut adrift.
It gained speed as it neared the
When the barret entered the rapids
above the falls It bobbed up and
rence Gives
lops Important
'laces and IVorfc
and Sacnmer.to took part. A resolution
of appointment was carried
"f'uring the afternoon the subject
of the deveicpnient of the province
in thj At.glican ommuul >n
was discussed by the archbishops
of Capetown.. Kupi-it's Lar.d and
Sydney, and Brisbane. ar.U the bishops
of Jamaica. Massachusetts, Gibraltar,
Ch;ki*ng. Bombay and
The following American bishops
have be--"n named on various com-1
On relation to ar.d reunion with
other churches, the fciihope of Atlanta,
Harris.burg, Massachusetts,
Now Hampshire. Pennsylvania,
South Carolina, Southern Ohio ar.d
On missionaiy problems, the bish- <
Greenville. Ky? July 11.?When
Mrs. Willis Graham, 26 years old,
tried to stop her 4-year-old son.
Harold, from carrying a loaded
shotgun out of their home near here ,
yesterday, the child pulled the trigjer.
The full load entered the j
mother's breast, killing her in- j
stantly. ' (
n began the most fants
the wooing of the n>
dlan sighed and looked a trifle
sadder and disinterested. The manager
came tripping and suggested
peace. He wai told to go to the
' popular synonym for war so
promptly that the affair might
have happened at The Hague.
Thus was the manager angered.
He made a sign with his hand and
a waltet- slipped out of the door.
In~ twenty minutes the party of
six was in a police station facing
a grizxled -and philosophical desk
sergeant. ?
"Disorderly conduct In a restkurant,'
said the policeman who
had brought the party in.
The author of "A Gay Coquette"
stepped to the front. He wore
lied Premiers
Enroute to Spa
wKr&^R "ii^i^SHL' -AM
Underwgod 4k tkderwood.
in their gala day costumes pred
Premier Millerand, of France.
English Soldiers Massed on
Roads Leading to
CWnoblnctan Herald-Croaa Atlantic
Service. Special Cable DUpatcb.)
London. July 11. ? Massing of
great bodies of troops in Ireland I
during the past few days and the i
barricading of the main roads leading
to Dublin, Belfast and most of
the southern and western cities
have given rise to sensational reports
of a big government coup
bout to be brought off. *ic which
all of the Sinn Fein loaders - and
many thousands of the members j
would be netted. lyjndon. In govern- j
mint circles ana cut, is burring |
* ith expectation of some serious
outbreak in JreJat.d on Orange Day,
The government is Keeping the
real meaning of its military maneuvers
there a complete secret but
men close to the administrative
heads say the entire purpose of the
present display of force and distribution
of guards Is to prevent a
serious clash between the Ulster
volunteers and the Sinn Keiners. It
is pointed out that no large bodies
of these organizations can be mobilized
when the British troops so effectively
control the roads.
Officially It Is said that there has
been no change in the government
program for Ireland.
Nevertheless the situation is so
critical that the London and provincial
newsrapers all are refraining
from commenting on it or printing
reports of the military operations.
(Copyright, 1920, Cross Atlantic Xewxpaper
Serrice, Idc. )
Brussels. July 11.?Word has
reached Spa that the British government
signed the Egyptian
independence agreement July 6 but
demanded silence respecting it for
one week until Parliament adjourned.
The news has not caused sur- '
prise here as it is said to follow
out Lord Milner's policy.
(Copyright. IsrJO, liy Public ledger Co.)
Manila Wants Press Congress.
(Ledger Wlrrlmn.1
Manila. July 11.?The Philippine
government is inviting the international
press congress to meet in
Manila next year. Japan wants the
meeting held in Tokyo.
(Copyright, 1929. bj Public Ledger Co.? i
istic part of the scene
'mph by the gorilla.
nose-glasses and evening clothes,
even his shoes had been tans
before they met the patent-leather-polish
"Mr. Sergeant." said he, out of
his throat, like Actor Irving, "I
would like to protest against this
arrest. The company of actors
who are performing In a little
play that I have written, in company
with a friend and myself
were having a little supper. We
became deeply interested in the
discussion as to which one of the
cast Is responsible for a scene in
the sketch that lately has 'fallen
so flat that the piece is about to
become a failure. We may have
b??n rather noisy and intolerant
Oldest Marine '
In U.S. Service
To Retire Soon
Henry J. Wylie Has Served
Nation Continuously (
For 65 Years.
Uncle Sam's oldest "devil dog"?
Henry J. Wylle, of 317 A street
southeast, now In his eighty-first I
year?will be retired with annuity!*1
August 20, after 85 years in the
government service. |
Serving in the Marine Corps for J
the past forty-five years, Wylie has
administered the oath of office to
no less than five succeeding commanders
of Uncle Sam's sea-andland
fighters?Majs. Gen. Heywood,
Elliott, Biddle, Barnett, and Le- j
Wylie is of fighting Revolution- j
ary stock, and was born in Pitts- jp
field, Mass.. September 27, 1838. His 0
mother. Wealthy Ann Tracy Wylle. ii
was the daugter of Col. Tracy, whtflji
was seriously wounded at the bat- I
tie of Bunker Hill. |a
Entering the government service ti
as a'derk in the Pittsfleld postof- ^
flee at the age of 17, he was two l
years later promoted to chief clerk. s
He resigned in 1861 and enlisted
in the 49th Massachusetts infantry, ]j
receiving the rank of sergeant. He ?
was soon promoted to sergeant- r
major, holding this rank until tbeje
regiment was mustered out in g
August, 1863. During his service
Wylle took part in the battle of li
Plains Store, La., and the two as- ti
saults on Fort Hudson, La., In which g
| his regiment lost 1,300 men. He was g
; later presented by the governor of s
Massachusetts with a testimonial of h
conspicuous service.
Given a clerkship in the Ordnance
Department at the Washington navy C
yard In 1863, he was afterwards P
chief accountant at that place. He v
Friendship of America Is e
Prime Consideration Gov- ?
erning New Alliance. *
iWuklnKlon Herald-Public I.cdger fl
Service. Special Cable Di*pa?ch.)
London. July 11.?Your corres-l'T
pondent was informed today by re- !p
sponsible persons that labor leaders
will move adjournment of the house p
of commons on the question of re- ' C
newing the Anglo-Japanese alliance | ^
tomorrow. The submission of such ^
a motion, unless overruled by the j t
speaker. means that the govern- 8
ment's policy toward renewing the
alliance will have to be debated.
I understand further that the foreign
office representatives have told j
labor leaders privately that the gov- I
ernment does not intend to renew i
the alliance, but judging from the
Spectator, which is always well informed.
and from personal intimations
received at the Foreign Office,
the probability is that if the alliance
is renewed It will be with the distinct
understanding that it is not
Calls for Money Mos
Of 15,498 Bills
(Public I.<dfifr Service.) |a
During the first two fissions of i n
'he Sixty-sixth Ccnpress. numbers 'T
>f the House introduced a total >t [ a
15 4'J2 bills and rescllutions. according
ti figures recently complied. With
still another session remain- a
ing before it comes to an end. > r
the Sixty-sixth Cot g'ess is already ii
'ar ahead of the previous Congress 3
in the number ot' bills introduced. : '
A total of 14.9S7 bills and resolu-' r
lions was introduced in the Sixty- j a
fifth Ccrgress. ! t
So far. each member of the pres- \
"nt Congress has or. an average tl.lr- i ?
tv-five bills to his credit. In two i
sessions, this Congress was actu- I
of interruption by the restaurant
people; but the matter was of
considerable importance to all of
us. You see that we are sober
and are not the kind of people
who desire to raise disturbances.
I hope that the case will not be
pressed and that we may be allowed
to go."
"Who makes the charge?" asked
the sergeant.
"Me." said a white-aproned
voice in the rear. "De restaurant
sent me to. De ga\ig was raisin'
a rough-house and breakin'
"The dishes were paid for,"
said fhe playwright. "They were
not broken purposely. In har
conferences at Chicago
Show Trend of Sentiment
Is Favorable.
fohn Fitzpatrick Strikes
Responsive Chord in
Attack of Greed".
(Lalreml Service Staff Correspondent.)
Chicago, July 11. ? Substantial
rogress toward the amalgamation
f various political groups gathered
I Chicago into one new national potical
party was made today.
The day's activities centered
round the national convention of
he Labor party of the United States,
eretofore known as the American
abor party which opened its sesions
at Carmen's Hall.
The spirit of union with other poitical
movements prevailed in the
onvention hall, where 700 delegates,
epresenting organized labor, gathred
determined that a miitant, proressive
third party must be born.
As the preliminary work of organting
the labor convention went on
he talk of getting all political
roups represented In Chicago together
on a common ground grew
tronger. Joint conferences were
eld tonight.
S"J? W?r Is on Greed.
John Fitzpatrick, president of
Chicago Federation of Labor, temporary
chairman of the labor conention
and chief keynoter, brought
he delegates to their feet In a noisy
emonstration when he declared:
"When you get down to the bar*
act, all of these different political
nits gathered here have th? same
rogram. If we are no farther apart
han this, isn't it right that we
hould arrive at a place where we
II shall hold the same views and
an unite on a common ground so
hat we can take the reins of govrnment
out of the hands of the
nternational bankers The control
f the nation has gone beyond Wall
treet?It is now international. It iff
control of avarice, greed and gold
gainst the women ar.d children of
he nation."
developments of the last twentyaur
hours indicate that the chances
f an amalgamation of the I^abor
arty of the United States, the Coinlittee
of Forty-eight and the Nonartisan
League are favorable.
Other Mensrer Move*.
Moves are also being made to
erfect a union with the ^ American
'onstitutiona! party, representea
iere by its national executive committee,
the Single Tax party, which
lso is holdinr its national convenion
in Chicago, and other minor
A definite move toward a merger
raa made in the I^bor party's conention
when Robert M. Buck, of
'hicaKO. editor of the New Majorty.
the official publication of the
-abor party, introduced a resolution,
iroposing that the name of the party
>e changed to the Farmer-Labor
larty of the United States and that
he farmer groups be invited to paricipate
in the convention. This
esolution authorized the confernce
committee to continue its nerotiations
with other political
rroups. The resolution was reerred
to the platform committee.
>ut the convention voted to authorze
the continuation of the conferCOXTIXCED
t Numerous
and Resolutions
in Present Congress
lly doing work for ?93 days. t> e
umber of calendar cays being 37V
"lie Sixty-fifth C< rjrrem was a\uIly
in session X61 days.
In the first session ol the Six'yixtli
Congress, which was actua'ly
t work 144 days. 10.735 bills mi
csjlutlons were ir.troo'ured. whi'a
n 1111 days of the second sessi '3
.75 measures were introduced. Of
lie total, ll.iiio v.ere bills. 8M Joint
evolutions. 590 simple resolution^,
nd sixty-one concurrent rosi-Iuions
The overwhelming majority if
l:o hills and resolutions ftolcd
fkn never 'oiiSKl-;r?-d. lor 'lit- i l>OONTIMT3
anger, because we remonstrated
with her for spoiling the scene.
Miss "
"it's not true, sergeant," cried
the clear voice of Miss Clarice
Carroll. In a long coat of tan
silk and a red-plumed hat, she
bounded before the desk.
"It's not my fault," she cried
indignantly. "How dare they say
such a thing! I've played the
title role ever since it was staged,
and If you want to know who
made It a success, ask the public
?that's all."
"What Miss Carroll says is true
In part," said the author. "For
five months the comedietta was a

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