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corrected Helen. "My cousin, who
was Hilda Warren, married Mr. Por
ter and insisted that I should make
my home with them "
"Oh, I know now!" broke in the lit
tle one. "Mr. Morse? That is the
man mamma told .papa about, who
gave you the book matoma found you
crying over. Two cry babies! Oh,
aunty, dear, why don't you kiss and
To hide her embarrassment Helen
clasped the little one and buried her
face on her shoulder. Morse advanced
to her side.
"I have come over two thousand
miles to tell you that I love you," he
whispered. "Shall I stay?"
The little one put out a hand to
draw him into "the cuddling group."
Somehow his face came nearer to
that of Helen, and "they kissed and
MARIE DRESSLER CAN NOT BE
Supposing you were built on ra
ther generous lines about six feet
or so altitudinously and fairly well,
in comparison, horizontally sup
posing so, how would you like to:
Fall twice off moving automo
biles? Be pushed through a brick wall?
Be yanked up into the air on a steel
Be rolled under the open spigot of
a molasses keg?
Jump from a culvert onto tne top
of a moving freight train?
Jump from the aforesaid train into
a little box?
Maris Dressier, comedienne, does
all these things and a lot more slight
ly less bone-breaking stunts in her
new movie and likes them. In fact,
she is crazy about the movies and in
sists that she will forsake tne toot
lights forever. Just now she is tak
ing a vacation from her strenuous
work in a comedy.
Miss Dressier has one character
istic that is predominant; she will not
get "peeved." Whether her stunt be
bruising and painful to herself, or
merely smashing a "movie" flirt's hat
and then mauling him around, she al
wavs keeDS on taD a "catchy giegle,"
and the smile you see on her face is
Edna Purviance, leading lady for
Chaplin, has received a beautiful silk
kimona from an admirer in China.
Charlie Chaplin was recently pre
sented with a diamond ring by a San
Francisco yacht club.
Fannie Ward will spend the winter
at the Lasky studios and will be fea
tured in a number of films.
Edna Goodrich, recent war nurse
in England, will shortly be seen in a
Lasky release, "Armstrong's Wife."
Thomas Chatterton, former Inca
leading man, has joined the Universal
forces and will play opposite Cleo
William Nigh, Metro director, says
Delaware scenery is superior to Cali
fornia. Nigh was the producer of
"Salomy Jane" and ought to know.
I asked the girl at the music coun
ter today if she could let me have
"Just a Little Bit of Love" for a dime
and she said I could look into hei;
eyes two minutes for that jprice.
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