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the latest of papular revivals, and it
is a pity that some of the old-fashioned
feminine charms cannot be cul
tivated as easily as blue foxglove and
pale tea roses.
Blushing, to be sure, is very hard
to affect. But there is many another
old-time fascinatkm -which is well
There's kindliness, for instance.
There's sympathy, also. Since
trained nurses now care for man in
his pain and anguish, many a woman
has lost her best chance of being
dreamed about as "a ministering an
The old-fashioned charms did not
consist of dimpling smiles, tossing
curls, pouting, and a reserve which
was Always fine, even when its trend
was toward prudery.
The old-fashioned charms are most
of them, like blushing, not easily ex
plained. That is exactly why they
surpass modern charms which are
much too obvious. Even physical
charms are forced, today, upon man's
observation. Transparent blouses
worn over .pink silk slips excite, but
impose upon the imagination. The
clutch of the tango is a poor substi
tute for the delicately implied em
brace of the old waltz.
Modern witchery is over-emphasized
And therefore is it so lamentably
Old-fashioned charms kept old
fashioned lovers guessing.
And the old-fashioned husband
was left to get acquainted with wo
man's most winning ways after she
' was a wife. Consequently very small
figures cover the divorce statistics of
But to men of every generation re
mains the lasting charm of the blush.
Whether blushing means anger or in
terest it is sincere, lis honesty gives
it its power!
And here is the secret of all real
charm for every woman; it may- be
put as a riddle:
In bis attitude toward woman,
what does man Itfek most but admire
Sincerity! , . "
POPULAR SHERIFF OF "MOVIES"
PRODUCES OWN PHOTOPLAYS
Arthur Mackley, who won such a
large following among the "movie"
fans as the sheriff in t,he western pro
ductions put on by Broncho Billy in
the Essanay Company, is-now pro
ducing photoplays for the Mutual
A new film produced by Mackley,
a two-reel drama, released May 9, is
called "The Deputy Sheriff's Star." It
gives Mackley-a chance to interpret
his favorite role of the invincible
sheriff. There is a highway robbery
and heaps of excitement in the play.
Mackley's pictures now are releas
ed under the Reliance brand.
To remove finger prints from var
nished furniture rub with cloth wet
with sweet oil, then polish with soft