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ed a quick cry. "Your cheek " began the solicit ous Morton. "No! no!" she wavered, drawing with shy consciousness away from this fervent admirer, aVif fearing his earnest sympathy would carry him away a second time "these -papers ! Oh, father must know about these at once!" Within the hour Judge Dennison was the happiest man in all Christen dom. A mere accident had brought to light the mislaid decision and mem oranda in the great will case, and as he and Morton went over them both were sanguine that a higher appeal would win them their case. In the memory of that stolen kiss in the library there could be but one outcome a love declaration, an en gagement and a happy, happy wed ding. , ttt,. o i AN ACTRESS' IDEA OF HELL IDLENESS! Los Angeles, Cal., March Nance O'Neil sat in her dressing room, one slim arm thrown across the back of her chair. "Do you know," she asked earnest ly, "what I think is the' most awful LiiiiiHimiUBiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiil Nance O'Neil. thing in the whole scheme of crea tion? Idleness. To have nothing to do is my idea of hell, for to have nothing to do is to have nothing to think about and-that is mental starv ation but how beautiful most peo ple endure it. "Take my case, for example. The high water mark of my success was in 'The Lily,' some years ago; the opening night of that production was the happiest of my life. But I want' another play that, will give me even greater opportunities and I have been unable to find such a play. " I want something colossal, like the sphinx, something telling the story of human achievement like the pyra mids." "Andjdo you expect to find it?" "Of course, otherwise I should not be thinking about it. Somewhere some one is suffering from an abuse, enduring misery and being made into just the kind of rebel required to write a big play. I may find that rebel and his play tomorrow; we never know what is just around the corner from us." "And you feel perfectly sure you will be able to play this play?" "Of course; we are all unlimited in our possibilities, if we woujd only think so. Fear is all that keeps us back, fear and an unwillingness to face the truth that all we have we must earn. "I believe in reincarnation, and it is my earnest conviction that that faith is the only one that will spur men and women out of lazziness and give them the happiness they can find only in growth." If the movie -men had been on the job when Benton was killed, what a lot of free advertising the films would have gotten.