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THE MORXIXG OREGOXI AX, THURSDAY, SEPTE3IBER 14, 1922
?S DEVILS? HO.
SAYS MOViE PARSON
Screen Workers Just Pure
and Home-Loving Folks.
VAMP IDEA LAMBASTED
schools of th
and public, to
society of res
by Rev. C. P.
Cisco. . His t
s land, both private
make a part of their
importance to human
spect for government
to Its laws."
bling games were hit
Deems of San Fran
lolution. referred to
nspired by the de-
Hector Who Marries, Baptizes and
Buries Stars Calls Halt on
Male movie stars have neither
horns nor cloven hoofs; they are not
milk and water "sissies.''
The beautiful women of the silent
drama are neither hopeless morons
nor conscienceless vamps; the di
rector does not devote his entire
attention to dragging beautiful and
helpless young maidens down to
black pits of perdition; dope is not
an article of diet of the folks
the silver sheet.
So says the Rev. Xeal Dodd, par
son of the movies, father confessor
of stars ot minor and major magni
tude, rector of the church of St.
Marys of the Angels, the religious
home of thousands of people con
nected with the motion picture in
dustry of Hollywood. Rev. Mr.
Dodd is in attendance at the Epis
copal convention here.
Moral Held Above Average.
The Rev. Mr. Dodd knows. For
four and a half years he has been
an integral part of the motion pic
y ture life of the southern city, he
' has married and baptized, he has
prayed over and buried hundreds of
those people whose work before the
camera is so important a factor in
America's amusement world.
"Th'ey're just ordinary people, like
you and me. If I v. ere asked as to
the morals ,of motion p.cture peo
ple. I would say that they are more
moral than the average run
folks," he says.
Rev. Mr. Dodd occupies a novel
position in church and theatrical
circles. Four and a half years ago,
struck by the utter lack of religious
work among the thousands of peo
ple in picture work, he opened &
small mission in the studio section
of Hollywood, He did not seek mem
bers. Xnsteaii or' facing to the actors,
he allowed them to come to him.
Many Consult Hector.
Today, tho best known man in
Hollywood is "Father" D. tid. as he
is affectionately called Stars and
others in the indusuy coaie to him
with their troubles. Directors call
on him for advice in slugi'iiy; church
scenes. He is often called on to act
the role of the clergyman in scena
rios calling for such a person.
"Much has been written of the
morals of Hollywood." Kev. Air. Doiiu j
stated yesterday. "In refutation 1
can say that these salacious and ob
scene writers are, to use the terse
Rooseveltian term, Jiiirs.
"The garbage man, driving down
the street, looks for and sees only
garbage cans. He does not see the
young children or beautiful lawns.
Garbage is his business. The same
with these collectors of mental
Rev. Mr. Dodd performed some of
tne more famous of the movie mar
riages. He united Bill Hart and
Winifred VVestover in the bonds of
"And, 1 am happy to say, these
stories of their separation will
prove false. 1 have just received
word that they will be reconciled.
The first year of married life, you
know, is the critical one.
"Mr. Hart has told me of his
hopes, his aspirations, his ambit'one.
His work as an actor is a secondary
consideration with him. He loves
children and I feei sure that the
birth of a son will reunite him and
his wife is a stronger and more
holy bond. s
"I married Jack Pickford and
Marylyn Miller a few months ago.
I wish society peopie could have
partment of social service.
Gambling: Devices Disapproved.
"Inasmuch as gambling devices
and raffles are largely being used
in open defiance of the law," it read,
"as a means for raising money for
charitable purposes, and inasmuch
as the police authorities have ap
pealed to all welfare organizations
for support in enforcing the law,
resolved, that we oppose the use of
raffles, roulette wheels and other
gambling devices in the gathering
of money for parish expenses and '
other nh ilanthroDic enternrises un-!
der the control of the church."
The matter of divine healing
again raised its head in the form of
a resolution calling "for a commis
sion to investigate the matter and
report at the next convention. This
subject was referred to committee.
A joint session with the house of
bishops was also a part of the morn
The afternoon session was given
over to theological- discussions on
prayer book revision. A number of i
the changes, already adopted by the
Supporter of Dr. McElveen
Turns on Clergyman.
CHURCH JOB RESIGNED
P. Lee Feels That Refusal to
Kan for Representative Was
Insult to Supporters.
Why did Dr. W. T. McElveen, nom
inated for representative in con- i
press by a mass meeting, decide
three days i after the convention
that he would not accept, instead of
informing the leaders in advance,
PARSON OF THE MOVIES IS EPISCOPAL CONVENTION VISITOR.
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The Kev. ,ea! Dodd, pastor of the rhureh of St. Mary's of the Aos-els,
house of bishops, were ratified by J when he knew he was to be nom
the lower house. inated? H. P. Lee, "the original !
seen that ceremony. It was the
most elaborate, the most dignified
at which I ever officiated. I feel
sure that that couple will get along,
Blue Sunday Opposed.
"I know an extra girl who goes
out with a married director. But in
the 14 years of my ministry I've
known bankers, and shoemakers,
and merchants who did likewise.
"This talk of a girl being com
pelled to sell her soul to secure ad
vancement io the motion picture
world is without basis of fact. There
is too much money involved in the
making of a picture, too many peo
ple interested, to allow one man's
iusi to aominate tne work.
Rev. Mr. Dodd is the inveterate
foe of the censor, the blue law re
former, Jhe man who would take
amusement out of life.
"I am unalterably opposed to any
blue Sunday movement. believe
that after a person has performed
his or her religious duties on a
Sunday he or she is at perfect lib
erty to indulge in any form of clean
recreation. I go to ball games on
Sunday afternoon in the summer.
1 go to theaters, too. I do not think
that I am a bit more unworthy in
the eyes of the Heavenly Father
than the man who sits at home in
idleness on that day.
"There is too general an inclina
tion to damn others without reason
or justification. The motion picture
people are victims of just such a
condition. Let me say in their be- 1
half that they are not riotous lib
ertines, not home wreckers and
home breakers, as many of these
writers would have you suppose, but
a clean-living, charitable and home
loving people, whom I am glad to
call my friends."
house of bishops,
the lower house.
The uiatter of the making of the
sign of the cross during baptismal
service created a short but spirited
debate. The revision committee en
tered a rubric in the proposed new
edition of the prayer book, making
the use of this sign an optional mat
ter with the clergyman. The rubric
was voted down after several dele
gates, lay and clerical, had vehe
mently expressed their ideas regard
ing the change.
The matter, of "the old Adam"
was the real enlivening occasion of
the session. The prayer book re
vision work is receiving a greater
portion of the time of 'the house,
it is recognized as one of the really
important tasks before the convention.
$1,000,000 DRIVE PliAXXED
Episcopalians Prepare to Raise
l-'-md for Theological School.
Plans to raise $1,0-00,000 by popu
lar subscription for the Episcopal
Theological school in Cambridge,
Mass., were announced at a dinner
at the University club last night,
where 'prominent delegates to the
general convention were present.
Right Rev. AVilliam Lawrence, bish
op of Massachusetts, made the an- i
This episcopal seminary is located
beside Harvard university and is to
some extent affiliated with Harvard.
All courses of each institution are
said to be open to students of the
Bishop Lawrence announced that
lie intends to devote most of his en
ergies to the subscription campaign
for the school. He said he will turn
over a major portion of his diocesan
duties to his coadjutor-elect. Rev.
Dr. Charles Slattery.
"I have accepted the duty of chair
man." said Bishop Lawrence, "be
cause I am 72 years old and have
known every student, teacher and
officer of the school in its 56 years
of history. I have been student,
teacher and dean."
?:0B RULE HELD MENACE
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fact that while forms of violence
are unrighteous and unwise, wrong
in principle and unavailing as to
their aim, yet these evils are mag
nified a thousand fold when repri
ral for personal injury is visited by
iirfi's against class or race against
likce. - t
"Wo nree upon the ministry to
teach the people the sanctions of
government and the principles' of
Justice. We also call upon the
BISHOP TO GET BIG FUXD
Fully $70,000 Expected to Be
Given for Alaska Work.
Bishop Peter Trimble Rowe of
Alaska will be the central figure at
the mass meeting in the auditorium
at 8 o'clock tonight at which the
Bishop Rowe foundation will be pre
sented 1 by Bishop William Ford
Nichols of California
The occasion and the presentation
of the fund will mark the comple
tion by Bishop Rowe of 25 years of
work for the church in Alaska. The
exact amount subscribed to the fund
has not yet been announced, but
some believe it will be fully $70,000
The money will be held as a trusi
tuna by the Domestic and f oreign
Missionary society of the Episcopal
church, and the annual income will
be used by Bishop Rowe so long as
i he is bishop of Alaska for work in
! that vast missionary diocese.
Other speakers will be Bishop
Lucien Lee Kinsolving of Brazil
Bishop G. P. Mosher of the Philip
pine Islands', and Bishop C. S. Quin
of Texas. Motion pictures will be
shown at the meeting of the general
convention of 1919, and of mission
ary work among the Indians of
Burglars Rob Apartment.
Burglars entered apartments oc
cupied by Mrs. W. C. Dixon, 343
Wheeler street, and Alta Guptil, 22
North Twentieth street, yesterday.
Mrs. Dixon reported the loss of a
suit of clothes belonging to her hus
band, three watches, some .small
articles of Jewe-iry and $9 cash. Miss
Guptil lost a diamond pin studded
with pearls, a cameo, earrings and
several finarer rings. .
when he knew he was to be nom
inated? H. P. Lee, "the original
McElveen .man," asks the question
in an open letter tj the clergyman.
Mr. Lee, who has been conducting
a "Golden Rule" course at the First
Congregational church, where Dr.
McElveen is pastor, feels the treat
ment of the clergyman so keenly
that he will discontinue his lecture
course iq the church. Mr. Lee's let
ter to Dr. McElveen follows:
Dear Sir: Your letter of the 9th Inst,
is at hand, addressed to me as secretary
of the nominating assembly of the 6th
Inst., and expressing your thanks and
your reasnns lor declining the nomina
tion of the said assembly as independent
canttidftte for congress in the coming
P. ease accept our.ihanks for the let
ter, l will shaw it, as far as possible,
to an tnose lijreutiy interested in its
contents. But bi"lure passing it on I de
sire to make my own personal reply.
Keasons Considered Valid.
Your reasons for not wishing to run
for congress are perfectly valid. N'o rea
sonable man would ol,1pot tn thpm In
i lact, It is none of our business what your
reasons mignt oe, although we appre
ciate your courtesy In stating them.
But there is a point not covered in
your letter on which we have a right to
be informed, namely, why you did not
present these perfectly valid excuses be
fore the nominating convention instead
of three days afterward.
You eneoi.iaged us to hold the conven
tion, giving as your only reason for with
holding a positive acceptance that vou
wanted to be able to say to the news
paper men that you' Had not committed
yourself. Your whole attitude, your
every word Implied a willingness to ac
cept. You knew that since June I had by
your express permission, given my best
effort toward jour candidacy. You named
a certain man whose support vou would
like to have me enlist. You knew that
it requires a large amount of self-saerl-.'ice
to assemble 137 electors in a new
political movement. You knew that your
refusal meant deep humiliation and tre
mendous loss of prestige to those who
backed the convention. You knew that
you could have met your church offi
cials before Wednesday instead of after
wards, and that there would have been j
no awkwardness about such a nnr.- 1
ence, as the newspapers were announc
ing the .coming convention and it was
the talk of the town. Then, why did you
withhold your decision until after the
Explanation Is Demanded.
You oweit to me. to mv mii.,.
to all independents, to the community
to your own soul and to your reputation
and standing in the community to an
swer this question.
Some people believe that you merely
wanted the convention as a publlctty
side show. Some suspect that you are
a reactionary in disguise and merely
-. me independent
movement in the interest of McArthur
or Watkins anything to elect a candi
date who will sidestep the economic is
sue. Some remember your statement to
the press that your decision would de
pend upon the personnel of your sun
porters. This Is especially a blow at my
self the original McElveen man. and at
all the excellent citizens who backed the
meeting, including the leaders of or.
ganlzed labor. Still others rim.,.
"venalitry'UEa' W?S dUe ' cowar3! or
h."fa?ee A," i these explanations
be false, what is the true one? Is it
simply that you were so blind to the
Vnd the lnter" of your true
triends tnat you lhoiirhii.,,1,. .. i.
serious blow at their reputation and i
""""" shattered their cherished
. K " : "cuare oi numan ty as
those of your church or your denomln-
Statement Is Asked.
In that case why not come out and
Sn?S-h. m?ke what re"t"tion you
can? Nothing can be more galling than
for you to continue to ignofe these in
aTlieV byerehamVee ' th
Willing to reconsider my hasty
demnation of yesterday. I am, you.
Air. r-ee was also one of th.
who .signed the call for the new
progressive party of Oregon, which
indorsed the democratic nominee for
representative in congress the day
before the mass meeting was held
at which Dr. McElveen was nominated.
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newspapers, while it emphasizes the importance attached to this feature of ready-tailored clothing, has created
confusion in the minds of -both retailer and consumer as to just what constitutes "hand-tailoring."
The traditional standard of quality in clothing has long been
represented by custom tailoring. Today successful retailers, who
believe in quality, specify certain operations of hand-tailoring as
essential in their garments that they may possess the merit of
Catering to a critical trade, including some of the largest and most
particular merchants in the country, we have incorporated in our
merchandise over fifty hand operations which we feel are necessary
to a well tailored garment. The 23 hand operations listed are the
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23 Hand Tailored Points in Goodman & Suss Clothes
1 The canvas front is hand padded to secure
not only softness but flexibility; one of the
most important essentials to produce style and
balance in the garment.
2 Canvas fronts are carefully hand pressed so
that the proper effect may be developed in the
front of the garment, and that the shoulder
may lie smoothly.
3 Lapels are hand padded with small stitches
to insure softness and the proper rolL
4 The under collar is carefully padded by hand
5 The front darts are hand tacked with linen to
hold the forepart correctly on the canvas.
6 The top and front edge of the lower pockets
are fastened to canvas by hand to give
strength to pocket and insure the front being
held in perfect position.
7 Pocket welts are hand felled on all plain edge
coats. Welts on all coats are tacked by hand
to canvas with linen, to prevent sagging.
8 The bridle is basted and padded by hand
to the forepart and tacked on the collar so
that the front may hang evenly.
9 All flap pockets are bar tacked by hand
with silk twist to give strength and durability
to the pocket -
10 Tape is hand felled to the canvas in the
front of the coat that the edge may remain
in a smooth condition.
11 The outer edge of facing is securely hand
tacked to the tape on plain edge coats to
keep the edge firm and to prevent the edge
12 The seam in the edge of the lapel is hand
tacked to the canvas to keep the edge flat
and to insure a solid effect.
13 The facing is securely hand tacked to the
canvas with linen thread to hold the front m
14 The inside breast pocket is blind tacked by
hand to keep the right front absolutely secure.
15 The front and back arm syces are drawn in by
hand with linen thread with chain stitch, to
insure a well-fitting armhole and to give ease
and flexibility without allowing the armhole
16 The under collar is put on by hand so that
the length can be accurately adjusted and
fullness properly distributed.
17 The under collar is hand felled to the neck
18 The top collar is put on by hand by expert
tailors so that the leaf of the collar may lie
J9 The outer edge of the collar is felled by hand.
20 The neck gorge is hand felled. The facing
and top collar are drawn together by hand
not only where lapel meets collar but the en
tire length of the facing, so that at no point
does the top collar overlap the facing.
21 The buttonholes are all reinforced and made
72. The sleeve vents and bottoms are felled and
tacked by hand. Sleeve linings are also
hand felled and tacked
23 The bottom facing of coat is tacked and
felled by hand to the forepart and linings
are hand felled to the bottom lacing.
The same super-custom tailoring embodied in
our coats is applied to vests and trousers.
Tops of trousers are hand felled pockets are
hand turned. Trousers are carefully shaped
and shrunk by hand, and satisfactory wear
is insured by the special reinforcement
feature in the crotch.
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ELECTION OFFICER EMKICK
Accused Precinct Chairman Says
True BUIs Are Faulty and .
Cuimes Not Committed.
W. H. Emrick, chairman of the
election board in precinct No. 201.
who recently was indicted on five
counts by the Multnomah county
grand Jury, on charges of neglect
and willful misconduct in the dis
charge of his duties as an election
officer, filed demurrers to the in
dictments yesterday afternoon in the
In the demurrers Emrick says the
indictments returned against him
each contain allegations of - more
than one crime the facts as stated
in the indictments do not constitute
a crime under the statutes, and each
indictment contains duplications, is
repugnant and is "full of repeti
tions." The demurrers set forth that it
was not the duty of Emrick to per
form the specific things of which
he is accused of being negligent,
but the duty of other members of
the board, who, it is inferred, are
responsible for any errors in enter
ing the totals on the tally sheets.
Emrick also holds that the negli
gence charged against him is not
a crime under the law and is not
sufficient reason for the indictments
returned against him.
ROUND-UP HOPES HIGH
Fight May Cost Eye.
Threatened with the loss of an
J,ey, Mrs. Ercy Johnson, negro do
mestic, was at tne jooa oamaritan
hospital yesterday following an al
leged attack upon- her by J. C. Mat
hews, negro, living at 227 North
Fifteenth street, a place not un
known to the police. Mathews was
ii 1 1;
GO TO PENDLETON.
Arthur S. Rndd, Booster for Big
Frontier Show, Tells of
"The roads are fine; interest in
the show is running higher both in
Pendleton and Portland than ever
before; and Pendleton Round-up of
ficials are looking forward to a big
This was the statement of Arthur
S. Rudd, representing the civic or
ganizations of the buckaroo town,
who is here this week stirring
things up for the Umatilla show.
Although the show is more than
a week away, September 21-23, Pen
dleton is "fill set" for the groat
event, according to the booster. Big
hats, loud shirts and vivid vests and
neck decorations have transformed
Pendleton into a veritable frontier
Spokane is sending a special train
to the show and the Inland Empire
generally Is backing the show as
never before, Mr. Rudd found on
his tour of that section. He also
visited Idaho, Colorado and Utah
during the past summer and reports
interest in things "wild west"
While in the mountain parks of
the Rockies he was able to reach
a number of touristy; who are now
heading Pendletonward for the
show. The larger part of these vis
itors will continue their Journey to
Portland and in this way they will
see the entire state.
Officer Detailed to San Diego.
THE OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU.
Washington. D. C. Sept. 13. Major
Cushman Hartwell, cavalry, on duty
at Oregon Agricultural college, Cor
vallin, has bon detailed as profpR
sor of military science at Kan Dlgo
hlirh Kfhool. San Dleno. Cal.
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tender green was and
seasoned with a few
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