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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 08, 1911, Image 20

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and shine as big as I can, I do
quite a bit of good m the' world.
I've saved, a 'little girl's supper
and sent a lost little boy home.
I'm glad I'm a little Street Light."
"Didn't somebody say some-
' .thing about a funny kind of a
'faifystory?" asked Fizziwig.
'"That's so," admitted the
Storymah. "Havef you ever heard
oi the Film-Fairy? No? Well, she
appears to be a fairy of modern
methods. She doesn't have a wand
-and.she-doesn't appear1" to people,
, but she makes people appear to
r themselves.
, "Some folks say that the Film
, Fairy doesn't exist at all . (but
vthat has always been said about
fairies;-hasn't it?) but that peo
ple hypnotize themselves arid"
imagine things.
"Have you ever seen a hypno
tist wmikfi1 You kriow he makes
peopleth'inlTjthey are nt them
selves pus them into-a sort of
a day-dream. One of the com
monestsways of hypnotizing is to
get a persqn to 'look at a hright
object and perhaps you have
heard o'f crystal-gazers who pre
tend toutell fortunes by looking
into' crystals and, seeing pictures
there.
" Now that may -be the way the
'Film-Fairy works it, or it may be,
s some folkssay, that J:here is no
f Film-Fairy at. all and people just
-imagine they see the" pictures, but
anyway, when the Film-Fairy
says "You're it," why you are just
as if yotf were in a moving pic
ture and you can sec yourself, in
it and feel yourself in it at the
$ame-time, it is so real. Now that
I have given you the idea, who'll
tell the first stofv about the Film
Fairy?" ' ' '-
"You will," said Sammy Slow
boy, after a pause. "I don't be
lieve we can get the idea at all,
without a story explaining it." -
"Suppose, .then, I tell you the
story of 'The Grouchy Papa.' "
But not till tomorrow.
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President of Blacksmiths
To Investigate at Atlanta
President J. W. Kline, of the
International Blacksmith's union,
will leave for'Atlanta, Qa., to at
tend a meeting of the metal trades
department of the American Fed
eration, of Labor. As a result of
its deliberations important de
velopments, are, expected on roads
not as yet actually involved in the
'I., C. and Harriman difficulties,
but where the spirit of unrest
among the men threatens a walk
oufc at any time. ' ' "
Mr. Kline will make a personal
investigation of reports that the
Central Railway of Georgia has
been doing shop work for the Illi
nois Central. If it is found the
Georgia road has been repairing
I. C. engines, a demand will be
made that this be slopped, with a
strike' as the alternative.
While in Atlanta Mr. Kline will
attend the convention of the
American Federation of Labor,
to be held in December.
The long deferred conference
"between the system federation of
ficers and officials of the Rock
Island Toad will be held today or
tomorrow. Upon the result of
this meeting hinges the-question
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