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stations. The cafe doors swung in
and out, and the little white fan glit
tered solwly up and down the street,
shining wanly under the street lights.
Now and then we would hear the
tramp of many-feet, and snatches
of the "Marsellaise sung by many
voices. All Paris was awake. '
Up by our windows we had almost
fnrPTittfin our share of the troubles,
but sometimes we remarked that we
had no money, that probably the
train would all he giyen up to sol
diers for the next few days, that we
were somewhat alone, and really
very, very much afraid. I knew that
it was the experience of a lifetime
for which any one of the American
men I knew would barter his very
souL But I was not an American
man, only an American girl, and I
dared not stop staring at the Paris
street, for fear of sleep and feverish
dreams from which waking could
bring no relief.
Morning came at last, and' we ate
our rolls and coffee, for we were not
sure of another hotel to give us meals
along with a room and no money in
advance. No offices were open, and we
wont in thp. American consulate. The
crowds there were forming into line
to have papers of identification made
out, so that a long stay in Paris, if
necessary, would be safe.
We joined-the line. Perhaps it was
lack of sleep which made us do it, for
someway now it seems foolish that
we, whose one object was to find a
way out, were seeking .the only safe
means of staying in. When the pa
pers were made out, they must be
signed by the police and the address
was given us.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
ONLY SAFE COSTUME
There on the farm, how useless
That bathing suit of Helen's.
u 'Twill do to wearV' the farmer
"While eatin' watermelons."
New York MalL
LITTLE MARY" HAS CORNER ON
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Mnrv Pickford has more pet names-
than any movie actress in the busi-x
ness. She is frequently called tl
. - .1 t sn.lJ "TJnrilm
"darling ot tne movie wunu,
Scarem," or "Sunshine," but is
known to most screen fans through
out the world as just plain "Little:
Without a single doubt "Little'.
Mary" is the most popular movieacU
ress in the world. She is a s'Ar o
the Famous Players Co. and saj'tshe"
appreciates the advantage of her
Four or five years ago Mary was
with the old Imp- Company, now
known as the Universal Company.
By request of the public they have de-1
cided to reissue several o'f the fllms
in which the dainty little star ap
peared. These plays will enjoy im-'
mense popularity, for to see little
, Mary is to love her. "