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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 26, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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ing to do," said the hiker. "I'm go
ing to settle down on the farm, get
married and do something handsome
for my niece, Betha. She stood by
me when I was on the hum. No one
else did. I'm going, to start-by giving
her $10,000."
The hobo told the kind of a wife
he wants. "I sorta fancy a brunette
with brown eyes, I'm 35, so she mugt
be younger about 22. " "?
"She muBt be sociable and easy to
get along with. I'd like her to have
a comm6n school education and to
know at least as much as I know.
"She'll be queen of that 200 acres
of mine arid can rule me if she does
not rule too much."
Mrs. Squires of St Paul Is a lead
ing candidate for president general
of the Daughters of the American
Revolution. Election will be held at
Washington in April. Mrs. Squires js
state regent of the D. A. R. in Min
nesota. o o
A farmer named Farmer married a i
farm girl named-Farmer in Kansas. J
They're going to live on a farm.
All the world's a stage, and right
now Europe is the scene shifter.
Confession of a Movie 'Actress
My right name is "Minnie Schwartz,
fdidn't cofhe from an old distinguish
ed aristocratic southern family, nor
was-J born In an oasis in Egypt-at
midnight. Our press agent made
that up. . '
My father wasn't a celebrated
sculptor. He used to run a milk
route and is now a janitor for an
apartment house in Hoboken.
I didn't run away frem a convent
to go Into the movies. I was never
in a convent fir boarding schooL
When I was six years old I wasn't on
the stage and Sarah Bernhardt didn't
ask my parents for permission to
guide mein the fine arts of the
drama, because she said I was a
.prodigy. That's some more of the
press agent's bunk.
He also started the rumor that I
was a Russian countess In disguise.
I haven't any queer hobby. My
picture last month In the lilac Book
showing me getting Into my luxur
ious limousine is phony. That was
a taxi driver friend of mine.
I'm getting $1,000 a week, that Is,
a moving picture week, which means
a year. My salary is $40 a week
when I work, out of which I furnish
my own costumes. ' ,
Oh! I have so much more-to tell
you, dear disillusioned people, but
this article, is limited to 250 words
and I haven't started yet
o o
The high cost of living-hasnt any
thing on women's skirts for being
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