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nia-i who has been captured mas
querading as an officer of the Arabs.
The prisoner cannot be executed, for
diplomatic reasons. At the general's
suggestion, he takes a revolver, steps
outside the tent and shoots himself.
"Who was he?" the correspondents
ask. "My sonT'-rejhes the general,
An extremely original little farce
by a young Californian, Lawrence
Rising, is called "It Can Be Done." It
shows how a clever adventuress can
extract a sophisticated New Yorker's
bank roll from his inside pocket, even
when he knows she is on the job.
Holbrook Blinn, director of the'Prin
cess, and Miss Buckley play the chief
The bill is completed by a beauti
fully staged fantasy called. "The
Fountain,"" by C. M. S. McClellan,
and a comedy from the French, "The
"This is Marie's fourth husband
and they all bore the name of Wil
liam!" "You don't say! Why, she is a
regular bill collector, isn't she?"
DIARY OF FATHER TIME
It strikes me as a curious thing
that the onjy specimen of the 16th
century warship should have been
recently discovered at Woolwich,
England, for the old wooden vessels
often attained a ripe old age and it
would be expected that a few would
have been preserved as curiosities.
Talking of old ships, in 1901, a. ves
sel dating from the time of Columbus
was reported trading between Span
ish ports, and it was not until 1824
that the Betsy Cairns, which took
William and Mary to England, was
wrecked at the mouth of the Tyne.
And the' small ship In which James II
escaped from Rochester was still do
ing duty conveying stores from dock
to dock as late as 1823.
HANDY FOR CHARIOT RACE '
"So that is the opera house over
"Yep, that's it."
"But why do they have it over a-
"Well, they figured that some time
Ben Hur' would come here."
"Why is a hen immortal?" "Dunno.
Why is she?" "Because her son nev
er sets." N. Y. World,