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T UK WKiTKKN AMERICAN
OPPORTUNITIES FO R IVIE HEN
* AMONO UNK PEOPLE’ OF M
p a iE N D H of Huaal* residing la
" America. «h o daatre to do bomo -
thloc worth while for that country,
ahould o rf salsa, with tha help of
chamber* of commerce ami I'roiastant
cbarrhea. an educational and relief
eapedltlon compoeed of threw to five
Aed Croat nureea. two physician*,
three Ituaalan lecturera and trunalat
ora, and two cinema eiperta. equipped
with medical and surgical auppllea. a
large aeeortment of educational film*,
tha necessary hooka and mape, and
«ommlaaary auppllea for a year'a
The beneflta to America from auch
an expedition would ha large, and ten
or a doien expedition* ahould be tent
from America. The field la vaal aad
tha need I* In proportion.
Below I* given a (heretofore un
publlahed) report, tlnillar to many
other*, of a road film outfit of the
Halted Htatea Committee on Public
Information. Siberian division, which
accompanied the’ Urate* eapedltlon
during the war. thowlag tha effect of
the motion picture upon the "dark
people" of Russia. They cantfot en
dure our romedlee and tragedle*. with
out rtvlalon to toll the Ituailan pay-
They ware *een weeping
over the "peraacotion" of Chart!«
Chaplin and " f t t l y " Arbuckle, aa they
Interpreted the arena*, and they
groaned In disgust when the hero
aad heroine failed to die at the ftnlah.
Hlberla la a rich new field tor the
American motion picture laduatry.
Hiu.lv tbla aim pie report.
picture waa accompanied by explana
tory remarha of the lecturer.
A. P. Dutmy. mining engineer, wae
about tha mating picture#, while P. P.
Nikolaev we* ««plaining all pertain
ing to othef plclurea.
Special 1 not urea about *ub>acU
which held peculiar Intareel tor cer
tain locallllee were delivered on ton#
The population regards the motion
pictures very favorably, aa can be seen
from the slips dropped la a special
Tb* total number of such all pa le
134. We ere giving below those which
deserve muentlon ha being more char
“ The beat picture I liked waa about
tha school, where children Walked
from the school I liked because It
waa so nice. Ten-year old boy.’*
She Liked New York Beenes
” 1 war In your motion picture place
three times tor the leal three day* Of
all tha pictures I liked beet *N«w York
City.' perhaps bacaaes I have never
seen btg and populous cltlaa. 1 liked
It*i abundance of parks and monu
ment*. wealth of inhabitants and their
ways of entertainmanL The second
performance held not Interest to me
essept the eight of the mountain,
and waterfalls I bare teen tha menu
facturr of paper and silk bsfvrs. To
day 1 enjoyed lb* Hawaiian Islands
In ten era I f Ilka thaao motion pic
ture* because of variety of program
aad good condition of each toaturo.
The motion picture .rood outfit of Eleven year old girl.'*
"T o the managers o f tha film »ac
the film dlvtelon. United Htatea Com
The students of tha fourth
mittee on Public Information. In Si tion:
beria. completed It* winter tour in tha class of tha grammar achool express
their opinion abont the motion pic
Olgulnak county on Feb. 3 l i l t .
The following village* were visited: lure demonstration during all per
Hhkotovo. Ramaaovka. Petrovka and lormaace*. We students are thank
ful to ymu for coming over with the
During >3 daya (from Jan. 13 till motion pVtnrea; we received n great
Fab. 4. 191*1 37 performance* were entertainment aa well raa education
and therefore we ask you to visit ua
Thai numerical data la given below: | again. Fourth class.**
418 • X
ÍNÜVÜ lYirBiuDO » • j* » • a SJ a a o a s o • »
IW'lllBMIYRa 'le q***oap* »• a###»**«
Petrovka .......................... .........
Vovo-Nlnalgnn . . . . . .
--- - A
7 9 *.
“ Thanh yon very much. I liked all
Each performance laated from two
hmir*. for children, to four hour*, for the pictures, but I am aorry could
adulta. Ou tbo average each p er not see a new embroidering machine
formane* lasted not lesa than three for draasaa. Ten year old girl.**
“ Long live tha Amarlcen motion
Before thd* beginning of each per ploturea fa r tha educational work.
formance an Introductory lecture waa Later on we shall create anything
delivered about Zemstvo and motion ouraelvec. let Russia gat settled pel-
All the film wax divided RUo five l “ Exceedingly thankful to the lec
Industrial, agriculture, min-, turer* for their great work. I hope
lag. entertaining and scenic. Each that with your cooperation we will
. liio n s Broadway TIO»
Frank RusaeU Barber Shop
Northwest Welding &
Children'. Hair Tatting
I*. W*feine and Cutting
Waldlni is Equipment Ropalrod
1417 Sandy Baulevudr
W elding Hilppltes
HEYKH aad C. HEYEg. Mgr*
Pioneer Fiah Co.
W h it e _£ n gü *h Bull Tmrriera
Wholesale and Retell
These Are 100% Bred
Aauwan "S te v e " A. K. C. HJWV
70S Yamhill Ptroot
W M . P A R R IS H
«H IP A MALEO* EAST
0188 Poster Road
Get Your 1923 Ford Coupe
Ford Cars Accepted on Trade
Let Me Demonstrate Merit
I. tí. LEA
Rea. Phoa* (Evenings) Emire 1088
A t Your Service
Y O U N G and NORTHRUP
F eed a n d G roceries
Hay, Orals, Hour Building Paper, Shingles, Lime, Cement
For all round service and a «m iar* drat fry ua
If K la not rluht
SM ront ML Car, («lam bía
G AR AG E
Th* Largest and Most Completely Equipped Automotive Service'
In tho Mount Hcott District
The Right Place for Right Service
A X E L K IL D A H L , Proprietor
H919 I osier Hoad
havu aa tha aaroan in our vtUaga. Pa- j
irovha. a number of plcturaa relating
to farariag—Ilk* proaarvatlon Of for-
aata, aolantlfle dairying, ate., whisk
plcturaa, I believe, would awaken la-!
Illative ts our clambering population
Village Petrovka. 38 year* old.**
"I Ukad all the picture«, but bast j
Lait of Daring
af all waa that ahawt alkohoi, because'
I suffer myself from it, but nobody ha-
Wettern Holdup Men, It
Mevee that drinking 4a a disease, dan-1
Caught in Trap. .
llnua yaur gaud work, thanks vqgf
"A t last tha dark Russian peopla|
arc becoming educated by this, even !
though foreign motion ptctsre*. At I
Iasi tba peasant* pea tha world which
Spectacular Looting ef Moll Cars An.
was not known to thsm boforo., 18
Uoipated by Fete •toe« Inspectors,
Who Walt to Ambush
"Education»! moving pictures sr#
very bonoflclal to the largo masse*
af tha . people since they make It
Mt. Louts.—Jack Kennedy, tbe "quail
poaalbla to acquaint the Russian peo banter." notorious (r»!p robber and.
ple w[th these Inventions and meth rivet of Jeans James, has toflen. Death ;
od* fa technic unknown to the Rus accomplished what rivlllxetlon felled 1
sian people end also gives practical to do—ended tbe enreer of the West's ,
lessons la aslag o f various farming lad notorious train robber with Kan
nely on hla last holdup was Harvey
implements, which together with ex
Logan, who also tank tb* long trail ns
planations by tbe toctnrsra win bring a result o f bis advsbtgre.
good results. W ife of Station Master.
Always Msgflfthl Ready.
NovoNInxshlno. February 1, 1819."
— Jack Kennedy , temblaerf boldness
“ Having attended to tb* first and and cunning In his darln* Stuck* on
second performance o f tb* motion mall trains. Wham tbs law by chance
plcturaa. | was Impressed most favor raptured him, be Gred the Jury with
ably. I wlab we would reach the same e crafty stall* and ha Impervious alibi,
degree of civilisation that la nourish winning his freedom deapite suspicion.
After years o f marauding, sem » .
ing In America. For that reason the
times alone In a ghostly cost urn*, th*
pictures bring much benefit because
“quail hunter*' wag teat t* the Mis
they give mueh valuable information souri state penitentiary in 1900. He
which together with tha excellent re regained hla frasdton in 1812. return
mark by tha lacterar do much good ing to the world Rnprlght. murathed
Mtalion Master, Novo-Ntosahlno."
Far several yea a he lectured a* a
Bear Light far First Time.
reformer and ariewto motion [leturea
"Yes. the pleasant has teen light
But the old cruvtSB tor outlawry and 1
for tbe first time and this win bring
him again several
food results, the education will leave month* ago. H lktey movements, hla
t deep trace In tb* aoula of the dark frequent quill hqafJPg trips down wild
people, who watching th* plcturaa. strftcnea ot raljrajM track, which he
Iraam of what ha saw and heard. But pad* for riianStefleari. attracted tbe
h* people forget, and you do not attention of post office Inspectors.'
After weeks e f preparation. Involv
remind them of It. that It la not
ing the pdrehase af more than 31.0p0
»■tough to listen, we must work. act. worth of dynatnltbk weapons, ammuni
tor »want-voiced vultures aop and tion. masks and iBshllghta, the "quail
drink the blood of tha people."
hnnter*“ mode hl^U luiu to crime by
"Hearty thanks to you aad Zemstvo' holding ap and rsbhlng a south bound
for tha benefit and wholesome aster- Frisco train ninmlag from Bt Loots
alnmrnt afforded by these perform and Memphis.
ances. It would be very desirable to
Although fifty-tour year* old and
lave theSb outfit* come more Ire
“ruaty" with long Idlenaea, be sprang ■
luently and also sea tome picture»
Into th* locomotive of the train while
about caul* raising and farming a confederate tmeomplad the mall cars J
eathoda which could be afforded by and held the mall clerks at bay. With
•ur peasants. Much o f the farming singular skill be operated th* engine,
oaehlnery cannot be afforded by the picking ap the t v » mall cars and do- .
laaslan passant because of absence taehlng litem from tb* irate. After
of long-term credit"
Anathema by a Youth.
“ Long live education, motion pie-
tores and socialism Let Koltcbak. Se-
neaoff with bis followers and other
scoundrels be drowned In (he blood
they are xhaddlag. Eighteen year*,
“ From the chairman of tbe Shko
tovo District, Zamatvo. To the raan-
tte r of tha film division
»p re s s my sincere gratitude to the
Zemstvo for organising road motion
picture abows, also appreciation to
tha lecturer for explanations given to
"My sol* wish la, and It coincides
with that of the majority of the clti-
t«n *~of village Shkotovo. that more
frequent shew* be given dealing with
life of farmers abroad.
"Yours sincerely, (signed).
"January 18. 1919."
Men’s and Boys’ Clothing
Shoes, Underwear» Shirts, Superior Underwear»
Rubbers, Boots, Maekinaws, Oil Clothing
and a General Line of Furnishings
RIVAL OF JAMES BOYS
education Greatest Nssd. '
All thase notes serve to illustrate
the carnestneae with which the popu
lation views the performances and It
readily may be seen bow badly the
rural population needs wholesome en
tertainments as well as education
In a number of private discussions
with the lecturer which took plsce In
order to get nn exchange o f opinion*
It could be readly concluded that there
exists among the population a con-
scions longing for education as* well
aa a desire to analyi* critically their
own forms of life with the objact of
epllftlng themselves to a higher de
gree of elvlllsatlon.
The organisation of the film work
has to be made wider and permanent
and for that purpose will be required
aot less than two outfits 1or the
county with, tbe object of visiting the
xeeeMe e eiM e e e w tie ***
T H E C A L .ENDAR
By M ARTH A B. THOMAS
I* a cario«« bw-
' I ’ H Z calendar la
■ » • ■ dacssMat when yo«
step to think abewt It. Just aa
easier way e f recheoiag thaa
the caaatlag af asaaaa aad oaas,
aad a very iap «rtaat mattor it
it, tea. A oaleadar h tho direc
tor e f a a a ’t oMafcrs. |h* “ «•■-
•altiag eagiaeer" always te he
ialerviawod hofare arraagin*
life, whether It h t d i x a s T «
hualato appointment. a slog*
with th* deatlst ar a trip
ahraad. It I* tha grand refer-
■aes booh| a siUat. iaaaimato
thlag compoxod o f twalre pages
or soetloas with Mach mark* aa
them. Frohahl, a* ether beak,
large er small, has as aaaay
readers er ceasmaads the re-
speetfnl latareet eejeyed hy Hi
(C l Hit. WMtoro N i . ihmí Vsloat
robbing tba *egttfte*d mall poaches
he steamed »Ian? Into (Vlttmberg,
Mo, where he and hla companion ran
for tbelp motorcar, which they had
cached In the brnah aeaeby.
In the moonlight six post office In
spector«, three special agents and two
deputy sheriffs saw tha bandits.
Eleven guns flamed. Tha “quail hunt-
er” and fata companion reached for
their rwrotyrert^ Thefttmn Of the posse
flamed again. >Vith; bln revolver
elntched In hie baud and hla grlxsled,
bleeding face turned to the moon, tb*
last o f the guerrilla bandits M L
PENTTILA & GRANLUND
Wishing A ll a Happy and Prosperous New Year
Finnish M eat M arket
pretend to be a.
But though not a.
prophet, I so* a very dark cloud
on our horizon. That dark cloud
la coming from Rome.
K • lx
filled with tear* ef blood. It will
rice and Increase till Its flanks
will be tern by a flash of light
ning, followed by a fearful peal
• f thunder. Then a cyclone, such
a* th* world ha* never soon, will
pea* over th* country, spreading
ruin and dosoMtlon from north
to south. After It Is ever, there
will be long day* of peso* and
praaperlty, tor popery with R*
Jesuits and mereilees inquisi
tion will have been forever swept
away from our country. Neither
I nor you, but cur children, will
see these things. A. LINCOLN.
T a y lo r G r o c e r y
C om pany
FREE D ELIVER Y
CompIeU Line of Groceries, Vegetables, Fruits
and Everything to Eat
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Wishing A ll a Happy and Prosperous
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BtorsK«. Washing ami Aceeaaortos
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GEO. LOCKM OVKN, Shop Foroman
C hoice M eats
Teatral rubile Harket
Fourth át Yamhill S trw t
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Portland's White American Shoemaker*
Phone Atwater BBIB
Tha story of *n elderly woman tad
astray by her foil rt» on-year-old grand
daughter was t(>ld lo a JS'ow York city
stane: IT » C **t Morrison. Cor. Urion
court but did n«t M vo tha grand
Phono Soot eats
mother from a aentqpe* tor shoplift
Ruidonco: 11 Cast TWrtoonth North
Phono Cast «77»
The defendant wAa Mrs. Helen
Dlonltas. sixty yeura aid, accused of ;
stealing goods from a deport moot
store. Her granddaughter. Not* Jar-
tlamatos, fonrteen, arrested with her.
Express and Moving
xosght to tskp the blame, eaylng she
Kxp*rienesd Furnitur« and Fians
Induced the grandmother to net ne «
Movar, Lang Dl»t*nc* UauUng
Nota Is »waiting trial In childrens'
court. Whlls the grundaMtber wae lined
m m mmm m m m
■ ■ ■ m m m m ,* **
Î3 » sod sent to the Tomb« for one flay
* We are Astoria’» representatives of Ed. V. Priee k Co., the
coats. Call as soon a» possiblefamous Tailored Suit» and Over
and avoid the rush.
C ourteous Service
Prices $16,50 to $36.50
LEADS GRANDMOTHER ASTRAY
Granddaughter Takas Blama Whan
Woman la Arrested for Bftapllft-
Ing In Now York 8tore
Mea’x Overcoats aad Raincoat, in all styles aad colon
Trade at the
We specialize on merchandise of only standard makes, and are
well able to take care of your needs in hose—A large stock and
more coming for this emergency.
The purpose« of the "Four R’s” are
Right living. Right acting. Right vot
ing— lor God and country."
■ leven Guna Flamed.
IBS Fourth Street Between Washington aad Mark
Phone Broadway $162
LU N CH EO N
D IN N E R
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t v * li*\ • ItoduroS Our Prices. Not the Quality
W e Approeixte Tour Patronage
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leL 11th an
Franklin Ate. Bet,
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Saggag«, Plano and Furoitur* Moving
Spci-lal Trip* Made Any Place
ISth and Footer Road