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Indiana daily times. [volume] (Indianapolis [Ind.]) 1914-1922, January 17, 1920, Home Edition, Image 8

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/ stand guard , and
find myself in hideous
trap .
“You men are not eating jour rations,”
I protested on the last day of 1319.
“We sleep a lot. So we don’t need
a large allowance of food,” explained
Ihe engineer. “I suppose you think you
can hibernate, like boars,” I scolded.
•’Well, if you're going! to live on sleep,
you’d ‘better get more of It. For that
reason. I am going to take my share
(>f the guard, from now on.’,’
“Better not begin tonight, Mrs. Lori
mer," laughed Gene Archer. “It's the
last day of the yeir, you know. Why,
goblins will walk as the clock strikes
twelve and ghosts will stalk when 1920
pushes open Its door, you know!”
“If only something would happen — f ’
I laughed.
“Almost anything might happen—ln
this strange place—tonight,” agreed Dr.
“I’m going to take the midnight watch
Just the same, boys,” I Insisted.
And so, at midnight, being the only
person awake in the room. I heard the
far-off chiming of the church bells. Don
na Camilla was due to call on the mor
row.’ That was the message those bells
brought to me. When she came, the
men of whose presence she had -no knowl
edge, would seize her and we would walk
forth to our coveted freedom!
I was half dazed by the vision of lib
erty. With my eyes fixed vacantly on
a panel of the wall opposite me, I went
over and over events—as they ought to
happen New Year's day.
Suddenly the panel In the wall moved
us if it were ota a hinge. it was not
the door by which I bad entered Christ
mas day. I rubbed m.v eyes, closed them
and raised the lids to find the door wide
I rushed toward it, too startled to cry
but an alarm. I held it open, felt before
meflnto the darkness and then called to
my companions:
“Come! Come! We're tree! Free!”
Before I had finished, the swinging
door swept me forward and clicked bo
hind me!
I stretched my arms to the right and
to the left. T was in a narrow closet.
Four cold stone walls were close
In a flash there came to me the obi
.-tery of sinful nuns. They were never
condemned to die. There was Constance
fie Beverly and her 'over. Holy men
had tried the pair and their decree had
. “Sister! Let thy sorrows cease.
“Sinful brother! Part in peace!”
Then the girl and the monk who had
loved her were immured in a stone cell
like—like one—whose walls T felt
so close to mej I had stepped into a
cell which had, in all probability, been
invented for the punishment of recreant
I screamed —T hammered on the door
of my ofell. Then something mysteri
ously terrifying happened.
Every time I pounded upon the door
the floor beneath me rocked slightly. 1
felt that my cell was sinking with mo
I screamed again—hut owing to my
excellent habit of restraint, I no longer
pounded on the door.
I could hear Spence and Archer rap
ping back a message (o me.
And then what I most feared—hap
pened !
One of men seized a ehalr and
began to pound away at the door of
niy coset!
He set my cel! in motion! Every blow
sent me farther and farther away from
rescue!—Copyright, 1920.
(To Be Continued.)
(Continued From Page Six.)
that things were not worse. A'then go
■he won many disciples to her philosophy
in the she was unable to touch
the heart of her aunt until one day
when a great accident occured. Polly
am.a was run down by the automobile
of the village plutocrat and when it
appeared she would never be able to
walk again, her aunt’s severity melted
away in tears. The child recovered and.
as a result of the injuries the shattered
romance between Aunt Polly and the
doctor was renewed and other interest
ing things happen. t
Miss Pickford is supported by How
ard Ralston, William Courtleigh.
Katherine Griffith, Herbert Prior, and
others. Willard Andelin, bass baritone,
will be the soloist, and the Circle or
chestra, under the direction of Ernest
Schmidt, will give a special program.
-I- -I- -I
According to accepted rules, the suc
cessful photodrama must have a heroine
who is deeply involved in a love affair
and who encounters all sorts of adven
tures In carrying It through to the usual
happy ending. It remained for C. Gard
ner Sullivan, the author of “The Woman
in the Case.” to cast aside this
dogma and strike out in unbeaten paths.
“The Woman in the Suit Case” will be
seen at the Alhambra the first four days
of next week, with Enid Bennett in the
stellar role.
Miss Bennett takes the part of a girl
engaged in the task of rescuing her father
from the designs of a siren woman, who
has completely enmeshed him in her
power before his daughter, quite by ac
cident. discovers the situation. She plans
a coupe that proves mighty effective,
working up to a climax that, is out of
the ordinary. William Conklin, Claire
McDowell, Dorcas Matthews and Gladys
George are in the cast. Subsidary Aims
are the Fox news weekly and a comedy.
-I- -I- -I
As its attraction the first of next week,
the Isis will offer "When Bearcat Went
Dry.” the picturization of Charles Neville
Buck’s novel of the same name. The
story concerns a young moonshiner nick
named Bearcat, who returns from an exile
that Is forced by revenue officers to find
his sweetheart in the arms of another
man, and promptly declares war to the
knife upon the interloper without wait
ing explanation. The ensuing scenes are
replete with action and thrills.
The versatile entertainers in new songs
and instrumental numbers and a Christy
comedy will ronnd out the bill.
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Olive Thomas Is the star in “Tha Glori
ous Lady,” which will be seen at the
jpolonial next week. The story was wrlf
%n by Mary Murillo and Edmund
(guiding, two noted authors of screen !
ana the tale of love of the duke of Loame
forVbe beautiful Ivis Benson. .The sea- i
turefpf the play is an old-time steeple
chase known as a "point to point” race,
an English classic where all class dlsMtrc
tion is swept aside and nobility rubs
elbow with peasantry. The film is in
tensely dramatic according to advance
rress notices.
Spasmodic croup is m.
usually relieved with
one application of—
Pollard comedy, “Slippery Slickers” and
a Prizma subject in natural colors. The
Liberty quintet and the American Har
monists have arranged a special musical
-!- -r-.-i-
“The Ace of the Saddle” is the name of
Harry Carey’s latest production which
comes to the Regent the first half of next
week. Carey is seen in the role of
Cheyenne Harry Henderson, whose sheep
are nightly stolen from his ranch. He
appeals to the sheriff to allow him ,to
take the law into his own hands. But
j) one of the great stories for which the v amusement. loving
jp ,cj; Imj world has long awaited
ill jj Starting Sunday—for One Week Only
ill™ Jl Pollyanna is the High Priestess of Optimism. She is not
illifllk \ merel y l^e discoverer, but the 33rd degree exploiter of the
C&ga } silver lining. The fairies who made sunshine from the cu-
Wwi It cumbers were insignificant beings to *‘Pollyanna.” She is full
of action, sparkle and pathos, and will help you to turn your
sorrows, big or small, into gladness.
She found that the man she honored most was living a lie. So she played
her own little '‘sporty” game and trapped him. But before she was through
with the startling adventures which that game cost her—well, you won’t take
your eyes from THIS picture!
A story of love and home and the “double standard” that haunts women’s
hearts. Perhaps a story of a home YOU know.
bis pleading was without avail <u the
sheriff was crooked. This gives way to
an interesting picture. The supporting
cast includes Joe Harris, King Flshor
Jcnes, Peggy Pearce, Duke Lee aid Zoe
Kae. In audition' to this film/ a Snub
1 oliard comedy “Why Go Home,” is in
LONDON, Jan. 17.—One more miracle
is accredited the waters of St. Wine
fride’s well, in Flintshire. James; Smith,
a soldier made deaf during the war, is
said to have recovered his hearing after
three days bathing at St. Winefride.
Another Mosquito
Breeding Place
A breeding place for mosquitoes, often
overlooked, is the drainage from ice
boxes. Often this waste water is allowed
to collect underneath a residence or
porch, and being undisturbed is an ideal
breeding place for malaria-bearing mos
quitoes. Often, In country districts, re
frigerator drainage is allowed to run out
one the ground. Here it collects in lit
tle pools which provide equally good
breeding spots.
Whoope!—Here’s Mabel Ail Next Weew
i m i wriiMi iinur nonno othihih c
"kathlzw mavotjrneen-william fox production
in the Heart-Appealing Irish Drama
Kathleen Mavourneen
Hall Room Boys Comedy
Millionaire Paupers
Current News Weekly
Mutt and Jeff Cartoon
MARGUERITE CLARK in “A Girl Named Mary”
II -.iftv II
Hens p l '.
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Mat Moore
It combines quaint charms of old England with peppy
romance of American youth and beauty.
From Cocoon to Butterfly, and then an Outcast
Creature—A Plaything for Fate.
Prizma—Snub Pollard Comedy—Pathe News
[Liberty Quintette “1
Wonder Music
American Harmonists J
VOLONIm week
positively should not miss
rtE realest cow-punch of them all— with a happy aria
even when they stole his cattle— even when they Kid
napped his girl—even when they drank up his Ticker*
—because he knew how to get it all back. And be DID!
Watch happy Harry Carey ride through and over his
enemies like a laughing whirl wind. It’s punch staff!
Snub Pollard in “Why Go Home” •
■O? _____ ALL WEEK
ftfcgfcWl Starting Sunday

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