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HERE YOU ARE FOLKS! ALL ABOUT "THE MOVIES"
Right here in the pages of The Day Book the editor is going to
introduce you to that Gblden-Haired Girl, and thatBeautiful Child
and that Athletic Young Hero, and that Gun-Toting Cowboy and -scores
more all old friends of yours!
Why, of course, we mean the Moving Picture Folks, you see
e.ich week in your favorite theater, the people you recognize again
p.nd again as the picture machine makes theih act nightly before your
We're going to tell you all about-them what they are like per
sonally, how they live, and what they do between times. With us
you will visit them in their native haunts, interview them, sketch
them ' .
Some bright youngster gave moving pictures an apt, vivid
name, and it has spread all over the United States. He called them
So The Day Book, recognizing "the movies" as the biggest,
most popular amusement in the world, -will tell you all about it from
every angle. A member of our staff has been at work on the sub
ject for weeks, traveling, investigating, interviewing getting facts
and pictures about this -rival (in size) of- the automobile industry,
which nightly entertains 5,000,000 American people, gathered in
20 000 theaters. This writer, Miss Gertrude M. Price, has worked
on the subject till she has become an expert your "Movie" expert.
She will keep at it, entertaining and posting you on this theater we
all enjoy. ,
On another page The Day Book is printing the romance and
origin of "The Movies," the world's greatest 'amusement. To
morrow we'll give you a "Movie" story about the most engaged
gii 1 in all America. Keep your eyes open for some of your moving s
picture favorites. You'll see them in our "Movie" stories.
FEW WORDS WITH BRYAN
Washington, Nov. 11. Wil
liam Jennings Bryan today de
clared that he had no doubt but
that progressive ' Democrats
would control the next Congress.
The Bryan smile was much in
evidence today and broadened
into a good, old-fashioned grin
.when he, was asked if he was in
Washington to pick out a perma
"Not at all, not at all," he said.
"I'm just here on a well-earned 2
The smile vanished when he
was asked if he is to be a member
of Gov. Wilson's cabinet. 1
"That is something I refuse to
discuss," he said.