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"WINDOW SHOPPING" FAVORITE PASTIME OF
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BY TK(EDA BARA
"When one's fame has become a
topic of daily conversation among'
movie fans many sacrifices are of
fered as penalty of that fame.
I have told how my personal lib
erty has been curtailed. .But I did
not tell of the -foolish Mttle' weak
ness I have-not beeir-able tfo indulge
for more than' a year. I love' to.
"look in windows." There the
murder is out.
j I can imagine no afternoon more
fascinatingly spent than one that
includes a promenade with plenty of
time, to look at all the Irate and
frocks displayed in the smart shops.
But that is not for me any more.
One day, in rather a reckless
mood, I told my maid I Wag going Co
dress inconspicuously, wear a "veil,
and walk to the modiste's instead of
.using my. car. She implored me. not
to. But I did.
I was revelingjn a display of even
ing gowns when I noticed a small
woman and little girl beside me.
"I think it is," I heard..the woman
say, "but Grade, dear, jrour eyesight
is better than mama's."
When the littlevgirl- pushed closer
to me to pronounce final judgment,
I fled, with my maid at my heels ut
tering French equivalents for "I told
Of aH windows to look it, my fa
vorite is the "Jeweler's. The sparkle
of diamonds fascinates me. But. only
through the window. I do not care
for diamonds' as a personal decora
tion. I-'-have had many given me,
but Twear only one diamond-studded
ornament; the large, oval ring you
will notice in most of my pictures.
It has wonderful associations that I
.do-not care to speak of here and. it