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AUG 18, 1933 Part Can Make Or Break Film Actress Dorothy Burgess Succeeds As Native Girl, Finding It Difficult To Achieve Place Otherwise Hollywood--One pa-t can make or break a star, but mo\ieiand se 1 - dom witnesses the peculiar example ot one. ro'e lifting a. plajer into the limelight so 6ucccssfull that the plaers cart-er Sa a'trost ruined b that success; '·"Dorothy -Burgess., suffered .THE CORPUS CIIRISTI TIMES KILLED BY WHEEL AT AUTO RACE * roar ot speeding race cars, a flash of a wheel unloosed screams from th» ctw\i oi spectators, sma tt\o DaUa a girls were fatallj in jured Both *rs nov, dead The two tfrls, with another s^l and a rnan, \seni to the nisht auto "-aces in Dallas The wheel came off of the speeding car ard ran -wild striking th« heads oi the two sirls Pictured abo\e Mis* Shemlt !·?, died in a ston Ume Visa r c Hasten., 21, lingered, unconscious a *veek before sha succumbed from such an experience, ifost Aspirins actresses .would have, made any sacrifice ; to get a "part, such as that o£ Tonia ih'/'in Old'Arizona," In which Miss Burgess mads her debut nearly five years ago, but, take it from Dorothy herself,'that wasn't such a stroke ot good'fortune; It set her back in her.career at least four years and cost" her approximately ?100,000:in salary. :-: . . -| "I was definitely stamped as a I typo and I found.it practically impossible to. convince directors - I could, do other roles," says Dorothy. "It has been only within the last' fe\v ihonths that I have been . able to climb out of the ruck of native girl parts." ; . ' Her portrayals in such recent pictures as "Hold Tour Man," "It's Great to Be Alive" and "Ladies'Must Live." have served to remove the Tonia stamp and' definitely start Dorothy on the road to regaining her earlier fan favor. It was a peculiar quirk. : of fate, too, that placed Dorothy in the Tonia roll. A niece of Fay Eainter and a relative of the late Dave Montgomery, of Montgomery and. Stone fame, she first came to notice as a ' specially dancer. t Then she drifted into sweet young ingenue roles. She followed Helen Hayes in "Dancing/ Mothers" and then scored her biggest success in "Tho Adorable Liar,'' a play originally intended for Miss Hayes. It was while playing- a. season of summer stock in Rochester, X. Y., that George Cultor, now a motion picture but then a stage' director, decided to experiment with his troupe and cast Miss Burgess as the tempestuous native girl in "Tho Squall." She made such a hit in that rolo that when a Los Angelas producer, brought the ploy to the west coast ho brought Dorothy out to head tho company. V/hcn the man who was to direct "In Old Arizona" sn\y her, Dorothy immediately was engaged for the film. Although Dorothy makea a most convincing screen vamp, like Myrnni Loy uho is quite the opposite away from tho cameras. Sho has a good jcnso of humor nnd jet bl.ick eyes that constantly danco in amusement --somewhat vivid contrasts to her mother, who .was .known, as Grace Bninter on tho stagehand she never has been married. Virpart meth- of jnlo.s. arc to pas. at« tho rerraw f . oik. and Che slactv'' IS European a\ Utton to'artts rather than, for "Oddlv eroush jnost of sensors on European Americans, A. count on tlu»« crack Una between .Londo- Paris revealed 60 p?r c?'i( customers to bo AmerSeins tropMi« air J'nes tl\ onl ; Jat seasons, "nd scn.rco'j ; av\lns on Sunnay In -VmoUcn, onlj tuo of )ur smallest linos curtail their ssr\ices £n the v.im*r and arli aU services arfc 5n a. se en- day bas^s" " IS Sifetj ot passengers i- primary. consSdcrat ion; ov Anierlcaivalr t'nes, 5n Europe there is sUl a. side- ·huVr atmosplicre to t\ia.t5or '"Flight practlco In "America. i§ loss quaint, U ruts sateu Abo\o the of Its \tost U tour- thip u-.eas«»t of the i t,t«-\v i s ate- the a^ost cfttclent and reliable* i» the i\orUt 1 SAW u trl-wotor Junker landing it Prlcd- rfchahafcn, flown, so low ov«c the Iftke that in cRfea of motov troablo ft «-Ou|il wot bn\c» trUdpii t o fptfelj. IL ^T»S H n--K thii i\ass«tK«i4 on iners at boms v»ou »* our a^r casr\ rwcon N'o\\ ToiR and Chkaso foar ot \vhfc-h nre between business hours o that tho £u\n53 man need no time froui Ws " " meixe In tho -nSatlon \\nior- *n Xme-ka nra dc- ivo^oped so'e^ %lth an ejo to use- fu!ne--s tn a bu^lre^s sran s dallv Irv Kurosw thej biai j o relation to his jtios aad con- sen QI CQ Iho London BeUIn a'l- \\as arj opi-nt 5 ng on a t\i^a driK schedule, but both tnps icavt m tho j*rl n oi nln? u*im; ur an cnUro business da\% On tht other hand, ^thij, American .business luari is offered abovu i» da tv round uspa be Hittite Princess' Skeleton. Coffin Found in Turkey on 0 { a HltiJto cc?« \{ the m\sterto«s race that ruled \i violia 5000 \ci\s 150 At A xho -txtJoton of i guard ^Jo ·^\^a 7 f«.*t o-a inch ttll nr t the Kon^-v ttonsl 'finds, of.!.Turkish ar^Uscola- pists' cUssing Rt . this town, south ot Exca\ itloqs w ere btgun minister ot education, throusjt this region, detected the iiiln* ot wi ntacl^nt cUy, ttaqKed to Ah\ara. and. an archaaological expedition. Trto -necks oC disjoins- uneoxered \csttecs of a HUtlta fortress, many bronio utensila And. |evs«3« ot bronia ana g«ld and tb,e two buriils In tha coffin ot the princess \Vfero »uiny jewels an^ gold ovntuneutv. Mustafa, Kcwals QUOB tntaister of c^Uvition Reshlt- Oa4lp Bov, K Kciual a own r-wslon for So rid. to Illations that V-tyrpwr 1 director jf the Istanbxil muaeujrv esjln|ate« ^hat one-ltenth thusapdih ot Jsr'ar- Into four so.ies, cvch of which v\tll be on- trugtocl to gvotij'* ot TxirkleU «x- cavaiots. Ti house thotr finds fXO.OOO ohas bcort aSloilcd in ... th'c - mlnlatrV's Xudgtt thi* x ^ ' i for a museum at Ankara. brought tc, light t*_ Since J1906 , , E U R EI R- A A MigKly Good Laundry ' --^with-- ^ DRY CLEANING j. W. Pittnian Claims Superiority in Ail* But Survey Shows American Lines Now Ahead on Outstanding Points "Europe 'SUM claims Tvorld super!-. atea, but not essential." ortty in commercial aviation, but an 7. The American, iiuhlic Is ah--' authoritative survey which has just j minded; In Europo tlio situation · African \vilrt dogs run in relays when hunting: by taking turns they casi EOOH bring down the fastest fjfime. N. R. A. Emblems \Vc flrn nuthori/.cil direct from Washington to lisa N. R- A- "cuts" on member p r i n t i n g . W« arn equipped to print t h i s emblem In either ono or two colors. Our business continues tr Inci'O.isc. been completed shows that the American-air-transport linos have distanced them completely in every important line of activity. The survey was made by W. B. Courtney, aviation editor of "collier's Weekly, and it involved 10 weeks' flying over European airways, ail the way from tha Atlantic seaboard to tho center of Russia, Courtney's report, published In Collier's, shows the American supremacy from 1-J different angles, some of them rather unique find surprising: I. American commercial air lines flew 'IS million miles last year: nil Europe combined flew less than Uvo- thirds or that total. ''In 1933 tho difference will be much greater, American airwaya reporting in- dlffcrs with different nationalities, j "The.French people remain the least air-minded of Europeans; the- Russians aro tho most air-conscious.' There arc reasons for this beyond the control of ministers; the conservatism, cynicism and frug-allty of the French, the surging- youthfulncss of the no\v order in Russia." 8. Flying is more expensive In Europe than in America. ''Tho price 1 of 535 francs from London to Paris i ia as staggering to a Frenchman as thfl 5 pounds 5 shlUlnga is distressing to a ijiiddle-elass English merchant: To an American tourist, the f'J5 seems worth vrhiic. European | air travel, in ponc-ra), cosir- morel than firal-ciass rail faros; and cv- ' erybody knows that first-class roll: travel in Europo'is only for Amerl- crcases over Ja.st year of upward of j cixn novice.s and the envoys to vari- 50 per cent," says Courtney. 2. Air mall is used on an enormous scale; in America; in Europe it is on a comparatively small sca.lo. "When I visited Lo Bowtjet," Courtney reports^, "a gala celebration was on: the record air mail load in history had been received that day--about SO pounds. It tho average night mn.il flyer in America \vero asked to sign for that load ho would craw! disdainfully back into bin warm bed. And that, mind you, was the day's business from all over liurope." 3. Night flying la in Us Infancy ous world conferences. In the United States, concurrently with tho acceptance of air transportation in business life, fares have fallen from sin averano of 12 cents ;v inllo in 1928 to less than seven cents this year. S* · Speeds on commercial routes | arc much faster in America t h r u in Europo. ''You may fly from Ber- llno to Moscow, ono of this European long haulK, In a. Httlo more than 13 | hours.-. A sllsliUy longer ii,'-t:ince j In tho United .Slates, 11C3 mtlr-F from | Now York to Kanean City, wlii 0 hours.,. .European n!rw;iy; i n ' E u r o p e . ' ; A liundrcd passenger oi-ally take you at nn ,-ivern^c- planes arc a\vl»K every nifht in of loss tlian 100 miles an hnur. r.-.-l- America. wnitvinfr tho constant pattern of tho nation's inialncsa. Tn nil Euroiic, four at most are In the air at nlRht." 4. Lighlc-d airways aro vlrtu.'illy unknown in Europe. The United States liaa 20,000 miles ot them. "There are a few hundred iniJoa of haphazardly lighted routes In Europe, but cooperation does not frontiers, nnd each country if K tain claims US miles for UB nr\v A t - nlnnt.'i (ype of transport; H-iHaiiil hoaats IL'O for Ita New KoHkor. T?e;-o, the Curtins-Condor crniisopi nt !·)(, and the Boeing transport n i n l n - t.iJiia ·· working averajjo of l»?5, w i t h a top Hpocd of 1 S 2 . , ..Tho rnos; v-.-iu- vonient trip between London .-u-.d Hcrlln takes 7 hours; tho Xcw TorU to Chicago t r i p in 100 miles yot United flies it in 4 3-4 houra lights at nil, has its own stylo and ! castbound." system." | 10. Airports nre better In Aiu- .5. In America tho commercial ! erica than in Kuropc. "Berlin bnuAitt piano may fly when anri where it pleases, so long ,is it conforms to tho air commerce regulations. "Europe, on the contrary, is full of prohibited areas. You must follow designated corridors, or tho.chances aro you will bo shot down." "Commercml aviation in America is a husincsa, run on bvislneRn-lilte principles. In Kurope it is f u l l of international politics, suspicions and hostilities. "Air ticket offices in Europe, stupidly ovKrst.iffcd, nre tittlo more t h a n propaganda bureaus. All clerk.*! aro JjoliUf-al appointees. Commercial flyinjr serves nuUnly as a preparatory school for t h e m i l i t a r y . Pnpsonsors ar« toler- ;i: that It hup in Tompolhof tho best j nirport in tho world,--but the Kansas City M u n i c i p a l airport h.i.i all that makes Tnmnelhof a good field. Europe's best airports are Croydon, Tcmpelho£ r.nd Kchiphol; they rnnk w i t h our best, but arc not h o t t e r than Swan Island (Portland, Ore.), Xewark, Cheyenne or n,ny ono of a dozen others. Newark, of course, is tho world's buF.loat airport," 11. European airports are r.nt a-s well-managed or as businrss-ltlce. .11; tboflo in America. 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