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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 13, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 14

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a room. Do you know where William
Duncan can be found?"
"Right here you are," he answer
ed, handing me a pen to register,
"and right over there you'll find Dun
can, I reckon," he added. "This ho
tel is his headquarters, you know."
"You just struck it lucky," sang
out William Duncan as he turned
from the piano in the second floor
parlor and grasped my hand in a reg
ular Arizona grip. "Been snowing for
a week. So all hands had to lay off
and you can talk to us all as much
as you please and as long as you
Early the next day, Duncan, as
good as his word, piled us all actors,
camera men, carpenters and me in
to a big touring car, and started out
to work!
Our destination was the big open
air platform, the clever use of which
has made Duncan a different mov
ing picture producer.
Sitting down beside his faithful
camera, curly-headed "Billy," leading
man, business manager and general
director of the Arizona Selig Poly
scope Producing Co., told how he can
erect almost any kind of an interior
at a moment's notice, with the use
of a few boards. He showed me how
he changes the appearance of these
boards, using them over and over,
by painting them a different color, or
covering them with cheap paper.
"There's a lot of fun living out here
in the pines," concluded Duncan.
"But sometimes I get mighty lone
some for the busy streets of a real
o o
A lawyer was escorting some ladies
round the courts in Manchester, Eng
land. In the corridor they came on
a pile of antique spears, the harmless
but ponderous weapons of the javelin
men, piled in a corner outside the
judge's door.
"What ever are these used for?"
asked one of the fair visitors.
are used by the judge in the Crown
Court when he charges the Grand
o o
Washington. "The community
which wants to eliminate commer
cialized vice had much better expend
its energies on the men who make
possible the 'red light' districts of our
cities than on the women who are
their victims!" declares Mrs. Irving C.
Moller, chairman of the committee
on the elimination of commercialized,
vice, referring to the situation in
Washington resulting from the pass
age of the Kenyon "red light" bill
which aims to eliminate the segre
gated district in the District of Col
"These, my dear lady," said he, 1

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