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"MUST GARB 'NAKED TRUTH.
SAYS BOSTON MAYOR
' Most of the "fair sex" find con
siderable difficulty in selecting their
gowns; if the style suits them, the
I material does not, and vice versa to
I say nothing of the dilemma they are
Lin when" both material and style
fplease them immensely and the price
is not within their range.
Imagine what it means, therefore,
to a man to have to scour about hunt
ling for a lady's robe and this is the
'problem which confronted one of the
New York representatives of Bos
, It seems that the aesthetic and as
jcetic high-brows of the Hub would
snot countenance "Naked Truth" as
'personified by Margaret Edwards in
'"Hypocrites," the recent but much
renowned photo play of the Bosworth
company, and insisted that "Fair"
Margaret's form, incidentally con
sidered the most perfect in the world,
should be suitably draped.
It was certainly not an easy mat
ter to find a "draper" skillful enough
to take care of this unusual order
In fact there was not one in all New
York who would -undertake the deli
cate task but near the close of a
wearisome day of searching and
wandering the Bosworth representa
tive located one in New Rochelle
(forty-five minutes from Broadway) ,
who artistically veiled Truth and now
the Bostonians are ready to accept
her and "Hypocrites."
This is the first time in the history
of motion pictures that a figure on
the film has been treated in this
"GRAND OPENING OF WORLD'S
ONLY MOVIE CITY."
Above is the title of one of the April
releases of the Victor company.
This film comprises views taken of
the celebrations attending the open
ing on March 15, of Universal City,
Cal., the only municipality, in the
world devoted entirely to the produc
tion of moving pictures. "Big Char
lie," the Universal elephont, leads the
parade up to the gates of the city,
where, before a crowd of 20,000 peo
ple, President Laemmle opens the
giant lock on the gate to the city with
a solid gold key, six inches long, pre
sented to him by Laura Oakley, "chief;
of police" of Universal City.
President Laemmle, Vice President
Robert H. Cochrane, P. A. Powers,
their wives, representatives of the
moving picture trade press, the em
ployes of Universal City, several
thousand strong, and thousands of
Los Angeles- and Southern Califor
nians thereupon enter the city and
attend the ceremonies attendant
The spectators view the aeroplane
flights of Aviator Frank Stites in the
production of "The Mysterious Con
tragray," a Gold Seal two-reel drama
featuring Marie Walcamp and Wil-
The final scenes show the grand
ball held on the outdoor stage, pic
tures of which were taken at night
L. B. Straube and Harriet Taylor
Treadwell will address Chicago Sin
gle Tax club at Schiller Hall, 64 W.
Randolph, Friday eve.