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TODAY'S FILM FEATntES.
Majestic "The Misleading Lady."
Pickford "Love's Cross Roads."
Peoples "Ha Fell In Love With
National "The Pool of Flame."
Columbia "Honor's Altar."
Sunset "The Magio Skin."
THE Charlie Chaplin mystery has
been solved. The comely king Is
to ba a Mutual film star.
After all the negotiations, counter
negotiations, champagne suppers and
"rushing-," it seems that Charlie Chap
lin, with his Justly celebrated walk
and his frequently featured kick, will
hereafter be exclusively shown in Mu
tual Film Corporation films. Such an
nouncement was made quietly but defi
nitely yesterday at New York. The
contracts, it is asserted, were signed
Saturday. They provide for a bonus of
$100,000 to Chaplin. $10,000 a week
salary and a percentage interest in the
business. The money is to be paid to
morrow. It was Henry Clay who said he would
rather bo right than President. Almost
anyone would rather be Chaplin than
President when emoluments are con
Chaplin Is to have a special company
organized for him by Mutual and his
brother, Sid Chaplin, also an agile fig
ure in motion pictures, is to be a mem
ber of Jt. The price for the brother is
not' stated. The Mutual Film Corpo
ration has already applied for an in
surance of $250,000 on the new star.
The Mutual company is very much
awake these days, and has just signed
four well-known New York writers
Koy L. McCardell, Frank H. Spearman
Kenneth Clarke and Rufus Steele for
its scenario department.
Screen Magazine Latest.
"Paramount Pictographs" is the name
of the latest innovation of fllmdom.
These pictographs, soon to be exhibit
ed at the Peoples Theater in Portland,
are analogous to the weekly and
monthly magazines, discussing social
problems arising from news events
and' acting as a guide to public opinions.-
Pictographs are designed to re
flect the big movements of the day as
seen through the eyes of the leaders of
thought in all branches of politics, so
ciology and science. -
Frederick Palmer, Henry Reuterdahl,
Hugo Munsterberg, Elmer G. Sperry,
Theodore Roosevelt and other promi
nent men will give pictured lectures on
present-day questions. The first issue
is devoted to a plea for preparedness,
"Millions for Defense, but Not a Cent
for Tribute," providing the theme for
Palmer and Reuterdahl. A mental test
by Mdnsterberg, a department devoted
to better care for babies, trick pictures
for children, a glimpse of fashions, and
& Bray cartoon are also included in the
first one-reel presentation, thus pro
viding something of interest for every
J. Warren Kerrigan, one of the most
popular stars of filmdora. will be the
headliner at the National Theater com
mencing today In "The Pool of Flame,"
an engrossing story of mystery, ro
mance and adventure from the pen of
"The Pool of Flame" retails, with a
blend of Orient and Occident, the ad
ventures of . Terence O'Rourke, that
devil-may-care and lovable Irish sol
dier of fortune made famous by Bronson-Howard.
"The Pool of Flame" is a
jewel of enormous value, which was
stolen from a Buddhist idol in an In-
dian temple. Its restoration
O'Rourke furnishes many thrills.
The Animated Weekly, showing the
first motion pictures of Mrs. Woodrow
Wilson and a Nestor comedy, will also
Careless Use of Soap
Spoils the Hair
Soap should be used very carefully. If
you want to keep your hair looking its
best. Most soaps and prepared sham
poos contain too much alkali. This
dries the scalp, makes tha hair brittle,
and ruins it.
The best thing for steady use is Just
ordinary mulsifled cocoanutoll (which
Is pure and greaseless), and is better
than the most expensive soap or any
thing else you can use.
One or two teaspoonfuls will cleans
the hair and scalp thoroughly. Simply
moisten the hair with water and rub it
in. It makes an abundance of rich,
creamy lather, which rinses out easily,
removing every particle of dust, dirt,
dandruff and excessive oil. The hair
dries quickly and evenly, and it leaves
the scalp soft, and the hair fine and
eilky, bright, lustrous, fluffy and easy
to manage. ,
You can get mulsifled cocoanut oil at
any pharmacy, it's very cheap, and a few
ounces will supply every member of the
family. lor months, Adv.
Florence Rockwell, the beautiful star
who played leading lady for Nat Good
win and Richard Mansfield and starred
in many New York successes, plays the
name part in the film version of E. P.
Roe's book, "He Fell in Love With His
Wife," which will be screened at the
Peoples Theater today.
Forrest Stanley, Page Peters and
Howard Davies are members of the
supporting cast in the picturization of
this well-known and popular story.
which deals with a marriage for house
wifely convenience, leading to an un
expected lcve affair. A realistic storm
scene and a hand-to-hand combat are
features of the Pallas production, re
leased through Paramount.
"Mixed Kids," a Nestor comedy, and
a Bray cartoon will also be included
in the programme.-
Marie Empress and a strong support
ing cast will be presented at the Pick
ford, commencing today, in "Love's
Cross Roads." a strong story of the
under side of New York life, with love,
jealousy and sacrifice its dominant
Miss Empress, who has achieved sig
nal success in her portrayal ol vam
pire roles, depicts the character of a
woman more sinned against than sin
ning, who, while acting as a lure for
her uncle's gambling house, falls in
love with a straightforward, honest
man, who is in love with a woman of
his own class.
"Sammy's Scandalous Scheme," a two
reel Mutual comedy, with Sammy Burns
in the "Chaplinesque" role, is another
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This is nbt the man who "fell in love" with her it's Page Peters, as Ostrom, who deserted his wife and
child and married her without divorce. Forrest Stanley as Holcroft is the big manly man the one
you'll admire and the one who "fell in love with his wife." .
The Big Paramount Special
The Noted Dramatic Star Leading Woman for Henry Miller, Nat Goodwin, Richard Mansfield and Others of Equal Fame
A Strong Drama of Awakened Love, With a Thrilling Fight and a Powerful Finish A Play You Wouldn't Miss for Anything
Bessie Barriscale, the original "Bird
of Paradise" star, who has been making
countless friends in her Triangle pro
ductions, will be presented at the Co
lumbia today in "Honor's Altar." This
strong Ince offering deals with a com
mon phase of matrimony, in which the
husband, tiring of the wife, seeks to
rid himself of what he considers an
Supporting Miss Barriscale in "Hon'
or's Altar" are included Walter Ed
wards, Lewis Stone, Lola May and Rob'
ert McKim. Edwards relays the part
of a self-made millionaire, who offers
clubman (Stone) $50,000 to win the
affections of the wife and thus free
A two-reel Keystone comedy, said
to be one of the best laugh-producers
of the Sennett crew, will end the bill.
The Mislpading Lady," an Essanay
production featuring Henry Walthall,
sometimes called the "Mansfield of the
screen," and Edna Mayo, will be the
feature offering today at the Majestic
This film drama, adapted from the
successful stage play of that name,
deals with a man's contempt of a man
and reversion to type in his wooing of
her. The heroine is kidnaped and
chained to the floor with a dog chain.
all because in a moment of contempt
for a society do-nothing, she declared
her preference for cave-man perform
A "Heeza Liar" Bray xomedyj Pathe
Weekly and the Majestic Novelty Trio
will complete the bill.
E. J. Myrlck, the versatile manager
of the Columbia Theater, goes into
executive session daily with himself to
produce novelty effects in his play
house, leading up to the Rose Festival.
He is redecorating the theater interior
over the organ, utilizing flowers of all
kinds, and particularly the Portland
rose, with interchangeable light ef
For a scene m a Vitagraph produc
tion, Jewell Hunt lay bound and
gagged under the cowcatcher of a locomotive.
Mme. Olga Petrova was a dramatic
critic on the London Times before she
went on the stage.
Mary PIckford has little trouble
playing the hard-working girl in ill
health in "The Grind." for she was
suffering from the grip and felt the
In "Out of the-Drifts," Marguerite
Clark's supporting cast includes a St.
Bernard dog larger than she is.
Fritz de Lint, a Metro player, was
once an army officer in Norway.
Lou Tellegen, husband of Geraldlne
Fftrmr. will shnv his rVHI' with fhfl
i sword In "The King ot NowJiere," an-
Also a Nestor Comedy
First Show at 11:00;
ThPn 12 '45 9
4:15, 6:00, 7:45, 9:30
Come a Few Minutes Early
Today Tomorrow Saturday
Another of Those Funny Bray
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the Garrick Producing
Valla Valli will play the leading role
in "The Cohan 1916 Review." She also
will continue in the films.
E. K. James has deserted the legiti
mate stage and will make his screen
debut in "According to Law," a Mutual
Two New York holdup men recently
tried to steal Antonio Moreno s nanu
rr.oVf.-nn ease, thinking it con
Theda Bara is at the Nassau Hotel
Long Branch, enjoying her first vaca
tion in 14 months.
v,nntr Rnfon. who HUDPrl in "Her
Debt of Honor." is featured in "The
Cinderella Man," a popular tsroaaway
play. He also writes scenarios as
Ruth White is a newcomer to the
Balboa forces, and, altnougn wnn no
previous screen experience, is making
A grouR of chorus girls from "Stop
t i, T. now at me uiuud me-
ater, New York, appear in o e ui
scenes or ine duui ai
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Richard Walter Tully. author of "A
Rird of Paradise." lost His suit against
Triangle. He claimed that -Aiona ut
infringed on nis na.wa.ntin Uio.i.,o-
ro,,i Tiorslev. the Southern Call
fornia producer, is being Doomeu iur
Tn riAf-v Miss Tva. SheDard in the role
of thfi raiah's wifo in "The Haunted
Manor." the Gaumont borrowed jewels
from a Jacksonville jeweler for which
bonds for $6000 were given.
A counterpane once used by Mario
Antoinette has been loaned to ueorge
iiMtm bii rice for a scene in Fathe s
Big Jim Garrity."
Bessie Barriscale is busy changing
hunrruiowa down in Southern Cali
Charles Ray is playing in a picture
in vhich Louise Glaum is oeing
The song "Peggy." . dedicated to
tiiiiia Rnrke. is so successiui inai
Thnmna w Tnce and Victor L. SchertZ'
insrer are engaged in tne composition
nf a .rnnd song. "The No-Gooa tjuy,
dedicated to William Collier, to be dis
tributed when the ince piay ot mo
same name is released.
PUPILS CLUB BIM OUT
REVIEW OF INDUSTRIAL WORK IS
READY TO DISTRIBUTE.
BANISHED HIS DESIRE
A Kansas Man Tells of a Simple Home
Recipe That Broke Him of
Mr. John Miller, living at Waverly.
Kas.. after using toDaeco ior i yero.
banished his desire for tobacco with
a simple recipe which he mixed at
home. In a recent statement Mr. Mil
ler said: "I could not stop tobacco
of my own accord, so used the follow
ing simple recipe almost two years
ago and have not touched tobacco
Binre. To 3 oz. of water add 20 grains
of muriate of ammonia, a small box of
Varlex Compound, and 10 grains of
pepsin. Take a teaspoonful three
times a day. As it has no color or
smell it can be given secretly in tea.
coffee, milk or in fooa. Any druggist
can fill this recipe at. very little cost,
and it certainly will banish all desire
for tobacco." Adv.
Letters From Winners of Prizes at
Oregon State Fair Featured In
SALEM, Or., Feb. 22. (Special.)
For the boys and girls who are in
terested in the industrial club work
J. A. Churchill Superintendent of Pub
lic Instruction, today issued a booklet
giving a review of the past year's
work, with some suggestions for the
coming year. The pamphlet is illus
trated with half tones.
A number of interesting letters from
the prize winners are given. Esther
Miller, of Jackson County, tells how
she raised 15 turkeys, and, although
the mother turkey was killed, the girl
made a profit of $5 after paying for
all of the feed and. allowing 10 cents
an hour for her own time.
Leland Charley, of Jackson County,
tells how ho raised 87 bushels of corn
on one acre, winning the state prize.
Florence Arton, of Douglas County,
recounts how she happened to visit
the baking club of a neighboring
school and became so interested she
enrolled. She won first prize at the
Douglas Counft' Fair, then won the
Warren McGowen, in his letter to
Superintendent Churchill, writes: "Papa
and mamma and my sisters and broth
ers all went to the coast in July, but I
stayed at home to take care of my sow
and pigs." He won the state priz6.
All the boys and girls winning first
In the project work will be sent to
the Oregon Agricultural College next
Summer for a six weeks' course.
Bush Home at Chehalis Scorched.
CHEHALIS, Wash., Feb. 23. (Spe
cial.) Fire yesterday damaged the
home of Dan W. Bush to the extent of
$600 before being extinguished. The
worst loss is to clothing and from
water. The. loss is covered by insur
WYNOOCHE VALLEY HAS !F.V
CONCERN WITH BIG PLANS.
Hundreds of Men to Be Put to Work
In Grays Harbor District, Where
Operations Will Be Extennlvr.
HOQUIAM, Wash., Feb. 23. (Spe
cial.) Capitalists of this city are pre
paring to open in the Wynooche Val
ley one of the largest logging opera
tions in this county, and already work
of surveying the railway for the proj
ect has been started. The company,
the Wynooche Timber Company, hns
just been incorporated, with Frank H.
Lamb, president; A. . callow, secre
tary and treasurer: Gust Carlson, vice
president; Alice E. Lamb and R. D.
The new company has taken ovor
the valuable timber holdings of t He
Lamb Timber Company In the W y
nooche Valley and has acquired nu-lit
of way for a railway line. Six mil'1"
of railwuy will bo bnlll "t oner, n
reach from the Chehalis iilv.-r lo tli
timber and will bo extruded fa1
as iiuvdi-il. It Is probable tlie construc
tion of the line will 1 let by contract
and work will bo rui-hrl. Tlio. com
pany will lo.se no morn tini" than nec
essary in netting actual l.mninif ope
rations started. The company will "
ploy about i 0 men at the start ami by
next vear experts to extend oporailons
and add at least luO more men to Us
force in the woods.
Another big logging development
now under way by a lioqulum company
is that of the National Lumber Com
pany at Codarville, In the east eml of
tho county. This company now is n
gatred in installing its ramp, ami
within a short time will have opera
tions under way. This company, when
its cumpa are in full operation, expects
lo employ about '.'O'r men.
Cottage Grove Mill WaKe ltnl.ril.
COTTAGE GROVE, Or.. Feb. 2:'..
(Special.) Announcement lias been
mado that wuges at th- J. II. Cham
bers sawmill in this city nave, occu
miseri 2f rents a riav.
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In the Hit of the Year
In the Hit of the Year
From the Celebrated Stage Success of Charles W. Goddard and Paul Dickey
Majestic Novelty Trio Pathe News Col. Heza Liar, Comedy