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Managers" of .the New York movie
houses say there is no limit to the
movie fans' appetite, and, although
comedy seems eiavorite, almost
any kind of a filmas Jong as it is
full of action, "goes."
That is how the movie situation
has hit-the Great White "Way.
And to get back home to our own
Windy City we might add that New
York has nothing, on1 Chicago when,
it comes to movie houses. Chi. folks
have hit the movie trail good and
strong. The great posters outside the
hundreds of theaters here attract the
crowds and the house that shows pic
tures up to the standard has usually
a large, good-natured crowd inside.
If you cannot quite see your way
clear to take an extended vacation
up through the mountains or down
among the fighting Mexicans or ovjer
to war-stricken Europe, just hike to
the movie show nightly and the pic
tures will carry you all over the
world. You can see a life drama en
acted, a comedy pulled off," a trip
through the important events of the.
past week, and last but not least,
have a bit of cool air around you.
Is it any wonder that the movies
hit with a large bang and made a
mighty good impression on the gen
A' MATRIMONIAL BOOMERANG
Tom Champion Tom Mix
Grace Louella Maxam
Cowboy Leader ...Pat Chrisman
Justice of the Peace. .Howard Farrell
"A Matrimonial Boomerang" is a
one-reel Selig comedy, released Fri
day, May 14.
Grace, a school teacher, supports
a delicate mother, and accepts a po
sition to teach the CoyotevHTe school.
When she arrives she is driven to a
boarding house by Tom Champion,
r the sheriff, who falls in love with her.
Jack arrests Big BUI and other cow-
boys for gambling and they swear
Seeking refuge from a band of
drunken cowboys, Grace rushes in a
notion store kept Ty Mrs. Leslie, a
broken.-down actress. Mrs. Leslie
tells her that she is too beautiful to
be safe and disguises her as a hide
ous old -hag, so that she may walk
home unmolested. Tom Champion is
taken prisoner by the cowboys. Big
Bill sees Grace, disguised as a hide
ous, old hag, coming along the road.
He has an inspiration, and gives Tom
the-choice-of being hung to a tree or
married to the old -hag. Tom, of
course, chooses the latter. A mar
riage license is issued and the .cere
mony performed, and later it is
found that the old hag is in reality
the prfetty schoolma-am. The cow
boys are beaten at their own game.
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"HIS SMASHING CAREER" A
Snooks is a musical conductor with
ambitions. When tired practicing he
goes for a.walk and on his way steals
a rose from a bush. A policeman
catches him. Just as he drops it and
soon Snooks is on his way.
He comes upon a couple making
love in a park and soon manages to
steal the girl from the other fellow.
Of course, this is resented and the
result is a tremendous fight, during
which the Boob is thrown overboard.
Snooks then is chasedi by two
friends of Boob and an exciting chase
through the town and country on
foot and in an auto results in Snooks
going right through the lockup and
breaking through the walls.
The convicts escape and soon the
police are chasing not only Snooks,
but the escaped prisoners, too. After
a hot fight and a chase the convicts
are caught and Snooks runs away
with the girL
Cleveland Pres. Taft and other
notables here toattend world court
congress. Will attempt warless solu
tion of international problems.