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New York to play the stellar role in a
feature film which is under produc
tion at the Uniyersial City studios.
While on a trip to the Santa Bar
bara islands she conceived the idea
of duplicating on the Pacific coast
what she had already accomplished
in the east, viz., the organization of
a female baseball club to be made up
of actresses from the Universal "lot"
More than twenty girls, most of
them well known in film circles, ap
peared for the first tryout and their
number has increased daily. Prac
tice has been going on ever since and
Miss Schnall's greatest difficulty
now seems to be the final choice of
first team players.
The ultimate lineup has not yet
been decided. Miss Schnall herself,
however, will work out on the mound
with Laura Oakley as reserve twirl
er. Cleo Madison and Betty Schade
are close competitors for the position
behind the bat
The Infield is especially strong, ac
cording to Miss Schnall. Agnes Ver
non has practically beaten all com
ers for shortstop. Jane Novak and
Dixie Carr are clopely tied for first
base. Maude George Is regarded aa
the logical second basewoman, while
several aspirants .are crowding hard
to hold down third.
The outfield has not yet been made
up, too many applicants of approxi
mately the same ability having en
tered their names on the lists.
CONSIDER THE DOUGHNUT
Sir: This one wasn't bad. Eddie,
aged 9, wanted to know whether or
not all nuts grow on trees. "Sure,"
I answered, "don't pester father now,
he's reading." "But what tree do
doughnuts grow on?" he persisted,
"Oh, on the pan tree!" I came back,
Not bad,, eh? B. B.
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Villa says one of the generals to
whom he resigned command was a
Chicago dishwasher five years ago,
Mexico's the country of opportuni
CUB BEAR WILL BE CUB MASCOT
New Cub Mascot
A real live cub bear will be mascot
for the Chicago Cubs this year.
Charley Weeghman, new owner of
the team, has been given a cub by
A. J. Olson, state senator of Illinois.
Olson said, he and friends shot the
cub's mother on a hunting trip in
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The fellow who saw the picture
We must confess is surely a bore.
But the fellows who reads the sub
Should certainly lead the pestiferous