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THE WASHINGTON TIMES,1 FRIDAY; JVERCOa -21917.
LEARN FRENCH LIFE
Have Exceptional Faculty for
Adopting New Customs
"WITH THE RUSSIAN ARMIES JON
THE FRENCH FRONT, Feb. 15 (by
mail). In the low months the Rus
sian expeditionary force has Deen in
Franco It has adapted itself In an
amazing manner not only to the
French military" system, but to
French customs and French life gen
erally. With the wonderful faculty which
the Russians, and In fact all Slav
people, have for the languages, near
ly all of the soldiers have now; .mas
tered "8Uffldent'"French'to be perfect
ly at home, thus bridging one of the
greatest obstacles' to foreign people
who must fight or work side by. side.
When the Russians came to France
they did not bring arms with them,
and It was therefore not only neces
sary to arm them throughout with
the French weapons, but to Instruct
them In the French, tactics and meth
ods' of warfare. All of this they
have mastered as readily as they
hare the language.
French Steel Helmet Used.
The entire Russian army, while re
tailing Its national uniform, has been
equipped throughout with the famous
French steel helmet that bears In
front, however, the Imperial Russian
ran vl arms instead or mat or ine
French republic The helmets are
painted brown, the same as those fur
nished the Belgian army, and to
gether with the long brown overcoats
give, to the Russian army -very much
the same general appearance as that
of the Belgian army, although- never
for 6n instant do the. Russians lose
the swinging march or other, char
acteristics that mark them as sol
diers of the Czar.
x Along with the other French- cus
toms, adapted by.the Russians? Is that
of having godmothers' to' send thenf
nice things to eat Ami-to fear from
outside the war zone.
Adopted ns "Godsons."
Nearly all of the Russians have
now been adopted as "godsons"
either by the women members of the
large Russian colony at Paris or by
French women themselves who, want
to show the appreciation; pt ,the
French! to the Russians who " are
fighting for them.
The Russians get their six days -f
permission from time to time, the
same as the French "poilus," and
every one can count upon the home
either of a Russian or a. French god
mother at Paris -or elsewhere In
'which to be received and entertain
ed while he is enjoying his leave.
The Russian new year, which
comes about two weeks after the
Christian New Tear, was celebrated
this year on the Russian front In
real Russian style. The French mill
tary authorities set aside for the
time being the restrictions against
women in the war zone, and women
of the Russian colony, at rParlp were
taken" down to the Russian frbnt to
conduct the celebration. A heay
snowfall added the last touch- neces
sary, and all the details of a Rus
sian New Year ceremony were faith
fully carried out.
Good Grace Lacking.
The appearance of the Russian
army on the French front appears
to have Teen received with anything
but good grace by the Germans.
Their sector can be faithfully de
scribed as one of the sectors that is
not quiet, and the Russians! are kept
under a pretty constant 'bombard
ment. They also have been called
upon to repulse some attacks.
As a consequence, the Russian
army has had some losses, and the
little cemeteries back of the front
lines now show a fraternal mixture
oC,both Greek and Christian crosses,
and of the odd shaped slabs that
mark the graves of the Musulman
soldiers from the French colonies.
Have Own Orthodox Priests.
The Russians are accompanied by
their own orthodox priests and the
same religious, fervor that mafjes the
fighting of the armies in Russia char
acterizes that of the Russian army
in France. -
The soldiers themselves all appear
to be more than content with their
transplanting. The regiments were
formed entirely not tenly of picked
companies that had distinguished
themselves in the fighting on the
Russian front, but even the com
pontes themselves were formed of
picked men especially fitted by 'phy
sical and soldierly qualifications or
the service in France, i
An unusual degree of intelligence
is therefore found among the nun
which probably accounts In no small
way for their quick assimilation of
French military life and customs. A
goodly sprinkling of French military
decorations, won In the fighting In
which they have already participated,
hows also that the change has not
lessened their military value.
But It the Russians are glad, to be
tn France, It would appear that the
French are glad to have them. A
regiment of French engineers in
which were a number of students
from the French School of Fine Arts,
was assigned to the task of prepar
ing the camp for the Russians.
The result Is that there is, perhaps,
not, another army headquarters camp
in the entire French front fitted out
with ai greater degree of comfort
and artistic tastr from the kitchen
to the marvelously decorated chapel
than that now .being occupied by the
GOOD OLD TINmS.
A matron telephoned a department
store the other day and Inquired:
"Is this Umson'sT'
"Yes." same the reply.
"I understand that jou are having a
sale on groceries today."
"I would like a bushel of potatoes."
"And send them right up, wJU youl"
"We can't do that." ' ' "'
"We are making special, prices on
groceries today and we are not deliver
"Not delivering them?"
"We!L then, how In the great wide
world do you suppose I am eyer going
to- get a bushel of potatoes from your
store to the house V
"Put the basket on your shoulder"
And before the indignant woman could
flnCf words to express what, she thought
the salesman continued
'Wife your. grandmothgr-nsedUtordo-."
WHAT IS HAPPENIN01N THE
: SUBURBS OF THE CAPITAL
proLFIetcherKemp, Principal of Falls Church
I ' SchoolyE(ected-"$uperintendent of
. Schools .For Alexandria County.
ALEXANDRIA. March 2. Prof.
Fletcher Kamp, principal Tof the high
and graded achool at FalU Churcn,
was elected superintendent of schools
for Alexandria county by the State
board of education, -at Richmond, yes
terday afternoon. Prof. Kemp was
born at Luray, Page. coun(-, Va... and
has been teaching for the past eight
years. He went from Klnsdale to
FalU Church lasfyear. Ho U a grad
uate of Eastern College,. Manassa,
and is .about twenty-elgl years old.
He takes, the position maoe vacani.
October 15 last by the promotion of
Prof. W. T. Hodges to "the position
of supervisor of rural schools, i'roi.
George W. Zachary. nas oeen o
charglng the duties of county super
intendent since October. There werft
efeven applicants for tho place!
Absolution '-provldhig'.'for arsd-imtw-
Krhrriule of salaries for the
city schools teachers was Introduced
SI io mevkiui, v. v --
board last night- .It prpvides ,that
the minimum salary of any teacher
shall be 50 per month; that 'the mini
mum salary for the grades shall be
$30 -a month, and that those teachers,
after the probationary year, are to
receive an annual Increase of IS a
month until the maximum shall have
been reached. Teachers In the high
school are to reoelve a salary of $90
a month, which is to. be increased
annually by $10 per month after the
probationary year until the maximum
of J 150 per month ahall have been
reached. The principal of .the George
Washington school for boys "shall re
ceive a mlninjum salary ofttOO per
month, which hai; be, annually in
creased 5 per pjonth after the "pro
bationary year until the maximum' of
$120 has ben reached. The principal
of the (Lee. achool for girls is to re
ceive a minimum of $95 per month,
to be Increased, annually at .the rate
of $5 per .month until the maximum
of $110 has been Teached- Tho princi
pals of the West End School is to be
given a minimum .of -J80 per month,
with an Increaseiof $5 per month. an-.
nually until the maximum ofx$100
p. month is paid.
The principal of the high school is
to be paid a mlrilmura salary of $150
per -month, which shall- be- Increased
annually at the rate of $10 per month
until a maximum of $200 per year
shall have, been paidV,13ie.mHttr was
-referred to tho.cdmmlttee on finance
and teachers, but It is said the
schedule probably will"' be adopted
later. ,. s
The funeral of Mrs. Emma Vir
ginia Brown, who died at the Alex
andria hospital yesterday, will be held
at the hqme.of Winfleld BWatklns,
428 North Columbus streetvtcunorrow
afternoon at 2:30. Interment will bp
In Ivy HIU Cemetery. , , -
The Rev. W. J. Morton, pastor of.
Christ Church, will, preach. .In St.
James Episcopal Church 44Leeabure
tonight v -S'i;'j r
Services will be held In Grace Epis
copal Church this evepingat 7.20.. r
Thomas Hicks, of .Waterbury. Conn.,
Is the guest of Thomas Jacobs at his
home on South Lee street.
Mrs. M B. Shrler, of Cleveland,
Ohio, baa .been a guest at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bendhelm.
Mrs. Llewellyn Dyson entertained
the Thursday Evening Club last night
at her home on Prince street.-
TheiRev. Preston A. Cave, formerly
of Ttowllnir Green. Va.. now Castor
of the Christian Chufch on H street,
Washington, will officiate at the
.Christian Mission .at J?15 King street
here. Sunday afternoon at 3:3U. iJiDje
school will be held at 2:30.
Eddie FosteY, second" baseman of
the Washington baseball cjub, will
speak before the J, R. N. Curtln Me
morial Baraca.Blble Class of tbe'First
Baptist Church Sunda'y morning at
Jewelry valued it '$50 wai stolen
from .thtf residence, of ".William p.
few days ago.
Mrs. Cornelia Pettlt, aged ninety
two, died here yesterday.
Corporation Clerk Neville S. Grecna
way reports thirty-three deeds for the
transfer- of property recorded In his
office during February. There were
also forty-eight marriage licenses Is
sued, thirty-seven to whlto and eleven
to colored persons.
True .bills toyj elghtrvindlctoients
were'returned by 'the. grand' Jury yes
terday afternoon and ten cases for
the alleged violation of the State
prohlbltionlaw were put over until
Tuesday, owing to the fact that De
tective Chase, of the State Depart
ment, who has the rases in' charge,
was unable to be present. Among the
Indictments returned were those
against lelah Parrls, james W. Ber
ry, and Mack Hayes, all colored; Silas
Spend a Dime! Liven
Your Liver and. Bowels -
and Feel. Fine...
Enjoy life! Your system Is filled
IE A. "CMRET"
TONIGHT AND SEE!
-J Jf Ith Kccewolatio. jrfxMndlarmles never grlpa
toemsey, white, for assault: Henry
Johnson, colored, for shooting L. 8.
OrossI- Eugene Tarker, colored, for
shooting Samuel Llttlejohn, colored.
The .following composed the Juryj
Robert M. Graham, foreman; Urbam
S. Lambert. John M. Reed, Charles E.
Merpoint. William H. Hellmuth, and
Thomas P. Henderson.
NEWS AT ANACOSTIA
Special Novena to 8t. Francis o Be
Held In St. Teresa's.
Beginning next Sunday a special
novena to St. Francis is to be Inaugu
rated In St. Teresa's Church, and
will continue for several days. The
Rev. Father Schneewelss, assistant
pastor, will be In charge.
Mrs. Laura Proctor, of 2210 Nichols
avenue, has reported to the police
that she Is suffering from injuries re
ceived in falling over a gas pipe
which projected above the sidewalk in
front Of 2208 Nichols avenue.
The automobile of James C. Wil
liams, of 2311 Minnesota avenue, and
that or Oeorge Morris coiuaea yes
terday on the Pennsylvania avenue
bridge. Both machines were'damaged,
but no one was hurt.
Mr. and Mrs. William Lowe and
daughter, of Portsmouth, Va,, will
visit Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Pumphrey
here over the Inauguration. Mrs.
Walter Bennett, also of Portsmouth,
will spend the period) with Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Walsh, in Maple View
avenue. .. , ..
Canon C. F. Bratenahl, of the Wash
ington Cathedral, "will be the visiting
minister to occupy the pulpit tonight
at Emmanuel Church, in connection
with the special Lenten service, at 8
Raymond Gates and John Anthony,
of Cleveland, are the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Burch and Miss Elzaida
Burch at their home, 1026 Fourteenth
street, over the inauguration.
Every -resident of this suburb is ex
pected to decorate his home with at
t. ...... 1 m m 4. m irvA mtm vltf. tflM
request of tire inaugural committee,
and as being carried out Dy ine ajos
costia Citizens' Association.
Merchants Agree to Close Stores for
In order that their employes may
witness the Inaugural parade, the
HyattsvlJIe merchants today signed
'an agreement to close their places of
business at 0 o'clock Monday morn
The Hyattavllle Horticulture So
ciety will meet tonight in the local
graded school building.
Funeral services for Arthur Russell
Lewis, twenty three years old, who
died Tuesday' night, were held at 10
o'clock this morning from Gasch's un
dertaking parlors, the Rev. Henry
Thomas officiating. Interment was
made in the Magruder family burial
plot at Tuxedo.
The" cadet corps at the Maryland
State College of Agriculture is ready
to participate in the Inaugural cere
monies. They will be under the com
mand of Cadet Major Galen S. Stnrgls.
The feature of the meeting yester
day of the Prince George's county
branch of the Maryland Just Govern
ment League was an address on
"Women and Agriculture," by Prof.
Charles E. Temple, of the Stats Col
lege. NEWS AT ROCKVILLE
Mary G. Griffin Is Dead After
a Year's Illness.
Following a year's illness, Mrs.
Mary G. Griffin, wife of Cranmer C.
Griffin, for many years a resident of
Reckvllle". died at the horn r her
Leister, Miss Margaret Graham, at
Buckeystown, Md, of tuberculosis.
one is survived Dy ner husband, a
daughter, Margaret, nine years old,
and two sisters and a brother. Miss
Margaret Graham and Robert Gra-
J ham, of Buckeystonn, and Mrs. Sablna
Cunningham, of Barnesvllle.
The Maryland Conservation Com
mission has appointed Gtjorge Lusby
a deputy game wvarden ' at large for
Sheriff Prank. Galther has annnlnt.
ed Leonldas RickeUs-a deputy sheriff
for Rockvllle district. Mr. RIcketts
was recently chosen bailiff of Rock
vllle. A marriage license has been Issued
by the clerk of the circuit court here
to Irfon S. Blackman, twenty-nine
years old, of San Francisco, and Miss
Virginia M. DeMalne, twenty-two, of
headachy, dizzy, tongue coated, breath
bad and stomach sour Why don't you
get a 10-cent box of Cascarrts at the
drug store and feel bully. Take Cas
carets tonight and enjoy the nicest,
gentlest liver and bowel cleansing
your ever experienced. You'll wake
m wftt, aIabw h.4 ,l,,n .....&
..,. ...... u ,.o,. ii.wii .. hut.KUC,
'lively step, rosy skin and looking and
reejing nt. Alotners can give a wnole
Cascaret to a sick, cross, bilious,
feverish child any time the-r are
-harmle never grlpa or sicken.
New "I. W. W." Propaganda
Aims at Better Health for
Sedentary Workers. J
By JOHN" B. HTJBER, A. IX. SI. D.
An X. W. W. propaganda to which
nobody can take exception has been
started by Commissioner Haven Em
erson, of the metropolitan health'de
partment of New York city, and Dr.
Charles F. Bolduan, the very efficient
bead of its bureau of public health
education. "I walk to work," a mile
at least to work and a mite at least
home, is the idea. And why should
not this movement extend to all of us
tollers and the unoccupied alike; why
should we not all of us "get a move
How many of the ills to which our
flesh is heir, or which our kind has
Just perversely taken upon itself, how
much cantankerousnels would vanish
like the morning mists If every house
wife and every sedentary occupation-
Ist would do day by day their several
miles In the open. How very llkelr
would domestic relations courts go
out of business, how many a marital
encounter would be avoided were the
habit developed of going out doors to
cool off, regularly and for an hour at
least of the day into the sunshine.
Dr. Flnley a Walker.
A Strong bju?lrr nf fhla mnvmj.n
is Br. John H. FInlM nnt Ww
York State commissioner of education.
ana nimseit some considerable walker.
When Dr. Flnley was president of the
College of the City of New oYrk It
was Just an sgreeable Jaunt for him
to cover the whole coast of Manhat
tan Island, beginning with Inwood,
then along the Hudson river front to
uia outcry, ana men up Uie East
river and the Harlem tn hl tr4i,
Whv. not an rw Inn. -. rt. VI..
ley did his thirty miles in nine hours;
in the night time, too, when pretty
much all the rest of us were asleep.
He started from Elisabeth, N. J and
ended up in Princeton for breakfast.
A fine example for his students and
on that could have been set only by
a man sound In body and In mind a
piece or worx ratner rarer in these
days of trolleys and devil wagons than
In thft VAPV J.r7lftnt fAAtJ.,V llmaa
when Caesar's legions traversed Gaul
ana nannioai crossed tne Alps and the
reiiei was orougnt to LUCknow.
Dr. Newton and Westoa.
Then there is Dr. Richard Cole
Newton of Montclalr. N. J., who ad
mits threescore years and who has
done his little turn of ninety mile
In twenty-four hours, from Newark
to North Philadelphia, making four
stops, at Elizabeth. -New Brunswick.
Princeton and Trenton, for food and
refreshments, and coming off no
worse than for "several blisters on
And Weston Edward Payson Wes
ton, who when he was twenty-seven
walked from Portland, Me., to Chicago
and then Just forty years after did
the same stunt, and in twenty-nine
hours less time, finishing with a step
as sprightly as at the beginning, lithe
and sturdy for all his sixty-odd years,
his wind so good that while Jogging
on he kept chaffing those who found
it difficult to keep up with him be
yond a short distance. During his
trip he kept sending In to the news
papers crisp, bright and Interesting
copy, showing that bis headwork
was keeping even pace with his foot
work. He ate frequently, as often as
he was hungry. An egg beaten up In
coffee was his favorite refreshment.
Samuel Johnson trarrjped through
the Hebrides for all his scrofula. OUIe
Goldsmith was for years a wayfarer
throughout Europe. Mark Twain
tramped abroad whenever fee couldn't
get a hitch or take a boat. Blalkle
in bis Immortal book,. "How to Get
Strong and How to Stay So." in the
last of many editions as well as In
the first, maintained walking to be
the best of all exercise. "Give me,"
quoted Stevenson from Hazlltt. "the
clear blue sky over my head and the
green turf beneath my feet, a winding
road before me and a three hours'
march: and then to thinking.!' Where
at poor sick Robert Louis, who could
appreciate but could not enjoy such
gratification, "Ana ne musi u.i .
winding road, the epicure!"
tn other venerations men thought
nothing of a thirty-mile Jaunt, For
Dickens It was Just a freshener. Just
one hearty meal of fresh air. And
Lily Langtry In her prime frequently
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coble's Drag Stores, Uggett'a lUker-
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In this relation may be mentioned
a young woman who asked her phy
sician to write a prescription for a
complexion Improver and was advised
as follows: "Get one pot of rouge
(any kind of rouge) and one rabbits
foot. Bury them together, two miles
from home (or from any trolley line
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Borne Precautions Heeded.
Those who are not accustomed to
long walks and want to get the habit
should take some precautions. The
strength must not be overtaxed in the
beginning. In going for a day's walk
on a Sunday or a holiday there is no
harm In getting stiff and wholesomely
tired: a warm bath at bedtime will
set that right. But when there is to'
be a walking trip there should be no
more than five miles the first day, ten
the next, fifteen the third. After
which breaking in one 'may begin at
daybreak and foot it until he is
canopied by the stars; and no harm
will come to him, but much good and
The way to walk Is to throw back
your shoulders, military fashion, the
chest out, the pectorals expanding,
the nostrils dilated, the lips closed, the
head erect, the arms swinging half
way, not like a wind mill. Let the
mind be diverted by the ever changing
scenery along the. road; there Is noth
ing" else that will so surely get the
cobwebs out of one's brain.
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most expert, could after fifty think of
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, Nor Is there any way better than
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men to dissipate an undistributed mid
dle and to 'restore the belt line to
something like the normal.
For a walking trip little parapher
nalia Is required. A stout easy pair
of shoes Is essential such as have
been tried out at least a week before
hand. And the feet must be well nurs
ed, bathed and vasellned, if necessary,
at the end of the day so that they
will not go tender. Many a walking
trip has gone to pieces the first day
or two by reason of blistered feet.
Talcum powder Is to be dusted in the
shoes If there has been perspiration.
A real wayfarer who is not too
fussy an3 of reasonably democratic
tendencies can find a good luncheon
almost anywhere on the road. Some
most agreeable recollections of this
writer are of his seat on any con
venient barrel In o cross reads or a
country store, crackers and cheese In
one hand, a glass of ginger ale or
cider In the other (nothing stronger,
not If you really want to keep on
walking), spiced with discussions of
the perversities of our political sys
tem among the village coterie. Hotels
great and small, magnificent and
modest (the latter generally the most
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rcir vnnir Xfurrh 2. Ten tons
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a pound and the Atlantic's offspring
are trying to bring 16 cents for the
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mayor's food commission Is going to
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f.aa nnn nntinrt nf Brazilian beans.
Herbert C Hoover, chairman of the
commission for relief In Belgium, to
day outlined a plan or xeeaing new
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EXHIBITION IN H.Y.
Portraits -Recently Sold by the
Earl of Denbigh. Shown
by Art" Firm.
NEW YORK, March?. The number
of Van Dyck portraits 'in America has
recently been increased by five can
vasses purchased from the Earl of
Denbigh by Lewis & Simmons of this
city. The pictures have been placed
upon public view Id the firm's gal
The work that no doubt will pro
voke the most discussion is the full
length of James Stuart, Duke o(
Richmond, for It follows closely the
pose and color of the famous Duke
of Richmond that has so long orna
mented the Metropolitan Museum of
In the newly arrived picture, asiln
that at the Metropolitan, there is the
same big dog with the caressing
hand of the duke laid upon it, the
same slenderness in face and figure
given to the royal personage, the
same fair curls, the great cloak with
the immense silver star rounding over
the arms and all the other well known
No doubt many after seeing the
new importation will be impelled to
restndy the Van Dyck in the museum.
Meantime It may be left1 to antiquar
ies to decide which picture antedates
Another portrait 14 that of the
Duchess of Richmond, who is shown
with -her dwarf, Mrs. Gibson. The
duchess is in the act of taking a
glove from a salver held up to her
by the dwarf, the background being
architectural, wjtb a glimpse of land
scape. Queen Henrietta, Maria is another
of the sitters. The fourth is a por
trait of an unknown lady, and the
fifth is a head of King Charles. All
of these paintings have been shown
at the Royal Academy in London at
A phase if the art of Odllon Redon
that is less known in America -than
It should be, his lithographs, is on
exhibition to the public In the- Ards
ley studios, at'110 Columbia Heights,
Brooklyn. Redon was practically
made known to us at the Lexington'
Armory show of modern art; and his
was one of the most pronounced suc
cesses In that exhibition, both with
.the press and the buying public.
The imaginative power of his work
compelled his admirers to go back as
far as Blake In the 'effort to find a
fitting comparison, and, in addition
to the meaning of his lines. Redon
had the power to put a strange and
unearthly beauty In his color. The
lithographs now on view belong to
Hamilton Easter Field. They have
lovely Qualities as lithographs, as
well as the characteristic imaginative
traits for which Redon Is famous.
A dosen paintings by Bryson Bur
roughs, decoratlvely Illustrating clas
sic Greek legends, are being shown
at the same time.
Peter Breughel's "Work.
An unusual work by Peter Breughel
the- elder, "Christ Driving the Mer
chants From the Templet is the cen
ter of attraction in a group of paint
ings, most of them by little known
masters, now on view In the Satin
over Galleries. As usual In the can
vases by Peter Breughel, there are
Innumerable personages In the pic
ture and Innumerable Incidents.
As an artist he never was especi
ally restrained by refinement, and the
squeamish who peer too closely Into
all the doings of these medieval folk
are liable to receive shocks here and
For they are medieval, these folic.
Breughel makes no pretense of get
ting Into the period, and Christ is por
trayed just as He would have been
had He been a contemporary of Breu
ghel. The stupid Dutch money
changers that are being driven from
the fantastic temple appear to have
no realization that they have been
convicted of sin, but raise their hands
in protest at what they consider a
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ONCE HATED MS
Now Popular Movie Actor Files
Answer to $250,000 In
junction Lawsuit. '
NEW YORK. March 2-Dorfglas
Fairbanks, the film actor, pat it on
record in the supreme court here
that there was a time when bo Just
hated the movies. Perhaps that was
why Justice llotchklss reserved, de
cision following argument on the
motion of the Majestic Motion Pic
ture Company for an Injunction re
straining Doug from acting as hero
and general bouncer for another
The court will require time to dl-.
gest and memorise Doug's -recipe for
putting a feature film over success
fully, which the actor made part of
his supplementary answer to show
why the movie officials themselves
let him out of his contract and why
they shouldn't be allowed to collect
J25O.00O out of his pay envelop for
breach of. contract. His adherenea
to the agreement, ha maintained,
hinged on the provision that .David
W. Griffith supervise his tilta with,
the silent drama. . ,
Quits Ijegit Far FUckcrdesa.
It was. Grlfffflth. Fairbanks ac
knowledges in his affidavit, who'con
verted him to fllcKerdom. Prior to
I falling under the producer's, sway.
Doug conf esses, "rat life had been do-
tvotedly entirely upon the legitlmat
, stage and I conceived 'a great preja
dice against the motion pictures.-
Then he saw Griffith's picture,
"The Birth of a Nation." and from
that time forth he was a changed
man. In the contract by which be
sought under Griffith's guidance to
make a dent on the drama Fair
banks says he emphasised the cryjng
need for Griffith In his life before the
camera. In order to reveal to .the
court- the essentials for a successful
director Doug outlined the basis for
a film that will keep box office and
audience happy. In effect his re
qulrements were: -
An Interesting story; no limitations
being placed on the walla Co be
scaled or the vllllans to be knocked,
flat as part of the nay's work; edit
ing the story so that.lt is a short
time between beginning and and
for the characters and a long time be
tween yawns for the audience: plan
ning the picture o that.it will pre-
sent scenically the incidents that
will make the spectator want to rlie
God Accessories Essential- V
"It also must, provide proper scen
ery, costumes and accessories, there- f
by reflecting artistic atmosphere even
in a gang fight, and casting the play
with a sense of 'the screen possibil
ities of the various actors to the- end
that the best artist will bo chosen:
for lifting the mortgage and saving"
the distressed heroine, Ac r
Griffith, the star assures, the court,
could attend these things and still
escape being a nervous wreck. Un
der his tutelage, Fairbanks became
quite reconciled to acting for the
Alms, especially after seeing his own
performances on'the-scTeen. OrltTltbv)
he held, was also a financial- barom
eter as to'the stability of any con
company with which he was connected,
nut In Mav last. Fairbanks says, ha
Llearned that the producer had left
tne company, ine unucuiu.. -v vo
ting on his plays increased, and ha
considered himself privileged to leave
e fold, too. .
Little Louis was a smart boy and,
very anxious to forge ahead in the
world. He got a job In a local bank.
A wealthy uncle met him in the
street one morning and said:
"Well, Louis, how are you getting
on in businessl I s'pose the first
thing we know you will be president
of the bank!" ,
"Yes, uncle," replied the boy. Tn
getting along fine. I'm draft clerk
"What!", exclaimed the uncle.
"Draft clerk? Why, that's very sur
prising, but very good."
"Yes, uncle," replied the lad, "I
open and shut the windows accord
ing to order, 'and close the doors
when people leave them open." To
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