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THE , OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM OREGON
SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 12, 1923
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?-' When Jack-Lait' wrote "The Spice of 2922" for .Edward lXt.
Bloom, he simply neglected plot for "spice" for humorous situations
but, this did not f ease the astute Bloom for plot or mystery, as on
jbis rislt to Paris In search for French novelties he engaged what is
, considered to be one of the most fascinating mysteries of the stage.
It Is called "My Lady Silhouette." and shows a beautiful artist
! model played by Betty Jones, posing for a painting by the artist who
Is no less than Thomas Morris the noted tenor. As Morris sings a
delightful melody, his model walks from the stage but her silhduette
remains. All sorts of Touched for by the .audience, but none pxcept
the French Inrentor who accompanys the show knows the real Secret.
.., , "The Spice of 1922? exactly as seen in the New York Winter
Garden is the attraction at the Grand theatre tomorrow night.
1V1IEAT P.iHJ WILL
f'EET 111 SPOffi
.Several Hundred Farmers, of
-: Northwest - States- Exf
: ' pected to Attend j
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Spokane, wash.; Aug. 1 1
The program, for t the all-north-West;
wheat iajgnV meeting f here
1 Monday --was announced today by
j5.,Adams, president of the
Washington Farmers union. ,, j
' i United 8tate- Senator- William
E. Borah -and Representative Burton-
French of Idaho,' Market Ag-
ent Spence, officially represent
ing Oregon and E. 1. French state
director of agriculture and Dean
E. C. Johnson ' and Professor H.
W. Cordell of the state colljege of
Washington are to be .among the
speakers. v ':-irV" v f '
'- Several w hundred' farmers are
expected from "'Wasnlngtoa and
northern - Idaho according to
Adams. - Thodgh' called to - seek
an extra session of congress, the
meeting has , no one 'particular
method of relief to advocate. Con
gress will be asked to take care
Of the surplus wheat in some way
and ! heated debate will probable
F POLO BOLIVIA,
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tifully embroidered with
black and gold braid. Collars are
of self materials or fur while fas
tenings are completed with a large
bow qf satin ribbon or possibly a
plain belt or highly ornamented
single button. . ' -
: The new Coats like the Dresses
are strictly on the silhouette lines,'
the tall figures certainly having
the last word with thel designers.
develop on the ,11.75 price guar
antee proposal, Adams said.
J HAZEL GREEN ! I
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Will Wolf of Enterprise Or.,
Is visiting his mother, Mrs. Martha
Wolf. , j .. ,.-
Charlie Van j Cleave, who haj
been quite sick, is improving, be
ing able to sit up part of the day.
Willie Williamson Tisited his
sister, Mrs. Hendershot of Stayton,
Sunday.' ,, . Vv J
Bertha Van Cleave was a visi
tor for the week-end at her broth'
er's, CA. iVan Cleave.
Rer. Mr. Blodgett andj wife of
Hopewell, and 27 from the Engle
wood church. Salem, attended tho
missionary picnic. Mrs. Shepherd
of Portland spoke. Mrs. Hill of
Salem conducted the devotion ia
a splendid manner.
- Most of he farmers have com
pleted threshing. The work was
performed : byj Will ? Zellnski'4
thresher. I :. ,--...
. Mrs. E. O. Shepherd and daugh
ter Denea JoCPortland and aunt,
Mrs. ' Cushing. visited Rev. U
Luckey and Mrs. G. G. Looney.
: Mrs.: Koeb of Barlow, a sister
and Mrs. Kelly; of New York , are
visiting Mrs. Fred Hoshlebacher.
Mrs. Lucanbeal. who has been
rery 111, la improving. ; i '
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SPICE OF 1322 : ;
Theater Patrons Wait Anx
iously for Curtain on Pop
ular Musical Show
All the balcony seats for
"The Spice of 1922," to be shown
at the Grand. Monday night, were
exhausted almost before the man
agement knew that the sale was
begun; . the early sales constitute
almost' a i Salem show' record.
Manager Hiles- said Saturday
night, that there were still good
seats on the lower floor, so that
most of those who ' want to - at
tend will still have a chance if
they hurry. The show has been
"knocking 'em dead" all along
the line, both in ita - numerical
magnificence and In its artistic
beauty, and Salem show-goers
have registered their apprecia
tion even in advance of its com
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CLOVEBDALE i f
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Mr. and Mrs. Walter Blaco and
daughter; Cleo, drove to Portland
Mrs. Mary Schlfferer'e mother
Mrs. Butler of Pratum has been
visiting here for a few days, ; re
turning home Friday. ; "
Orville Thomas spent five days
at 'the coast with his grandpar
ents, Mr. and Mrs. lucamaa.
j W. '. L.. Wright has been away
on business the last wek. , ;
Boyd Wilson of 'iPortlandf is
spending his ; vacation here with
his father, W. H. Wilson.,
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Wilson of
Portland spent the wek end here
with Mr. and Mrs. W. -H. Wil
son. , -s- S
-rZ. Schif ferer and F. Schif ferer
have been out with their thresh
er for several days . now.
Miss Mildred Graybill of Salem
has; been visiting here with her
grandmother, Mrs. W. Ii Wright.
Mrs. Delia Blaco and daughter
Cleo. leave here ' Saturday morn
ing for Newport where they ex
pect to remain for about a wek.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Wilson
spent Saturday in Salem. I
James C. Conners Is
' ' Pardoned By Governor
Governor Pierce has extended
a conditional pardon to James
Charles Conners, serving an inde
terminate sentence of from two to
20 years for forgery committed in
Multnomah county. The pardon
follows a -letter written the gov
ernor by Conners In which he pic
tured the hardships he declares he
underwent under previous admin
istrations and avers that he hasn't
received a square deal from : the
state parole board. ?
Pierce's conditional pardon is
dated August 9 and was fi'ed with
the Secretary of state yesterday.
He left the prison yesterday.;
rWho Are My ParentB?"
Four Acts Vaudeville
" The Power of a L.i"
With an All-Star Cast
"THE RISING GENERATION"
A comedy playlet is an attrac
tive turn, featuring Keating &
Ross. Miss Keating is a charming
little actress and the two are
pleasing in song and lively con
versation. It is an act designed
for summer entertainment and
fills the bill admirably. Keating
ft Ross, one vivacious and blase,
the other of the Charlie Ray type,
give the audience a lively half
hour with a musical melange. Es
pecially good in their disposition
of modern love making methods
compared with those which found
favor last century; At the Bligh
HARRY SMIRL, "The Talky
Tumbler" should prove a delight
to the kiddies as well as the old
er folks. This clever tumbler
does a routine of ground tumbling
that Is sensationally fast and dar
ing. . His bones seem to be made
of rubber for regardless of posi
tion or height,' he comes up smil
ing, and his acrobatic dancing
should make him a solid hit on
this bill. At the Bligh today.
j EDWARDS ft EDWARDS
present a novelty shooting - act.
This act surpassesall acts of this
nature. Has to be seen to be ap
preciated. : Mr. Edwards does
such shots as shooting through a
lady's wedding ring, splitting
cords edgewise, lighting matches
and other shots too numerous to
mention. Miss Edwards is also
expert with rifle. Rifles used in
Mr. Edward's act are Remington,
While playing this city, they
would be pleased to meet experts
in shooting. At the Bligh today.
. STERLING TRIO Do you lika
good singing, really good singing?
Would you like to hear ydur fav
orite songs sung by vocalists who
present them just, as you have
wished to hear them, not those
jangling, nervous ragtime moo
strosities, but really good selec
tions, chosen from famous operas'
and songs written by real compos-1
ers. - Then you should hear the
Sterling Trio at the Bligh today.;
Just after Berlin received news
of the abdication of the Kaiser
and the Communists had gathered
in the Lunstgarten and .other sec
tions of the city to make demon
strations, Pola Negri, Polish stage
and cinema star who was then act
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Greater Than the Book
i Told in a Wonderful Way With
MONTE BLUE AND FLORENCE VIDOR
ing in "Sumurun" at the Kam
nierspiele in I Berlin, went over
with her maid, to see that first
great demonstration of the popu
lace.. ;t . .' . ; ..; ' . '.'
he great suare in front of the
Emperor's, palace was black with
people and it was with difficulty
that the actress edged her way
into the maih" entrance of the
palace so she could hear Karl
Liebkaecht, ;the Communist lead
er, haranguing the , w people from
the balcony, . Her maid kept urg
ing her to go home, fearing that
the government troops might be
gin ' firing on the mob, but. she
was too fascinated by the scene
to leave. , It seemed more like a
scene fron a motion picture, she
told friends later, than a real
demonstration; against, the German
government, r J
Llebknecht's I oratory swayed
the passions of his listeners and
the faces of the men and wom?n
assumed a sinister aspect to Pola
Negri, star of the new Goldwyn
picture, "Mad Love." at the Grand
today. She realized that she had
been . foolish'; to venture in the
crowd and; was struggling : to ex
tricate herself when the rattle of
machine -jiiins was heard above
the rumblings of the mob.- Some
officers who had hidden them
selves in the palace had begun
firing on the demonstrants Every
one ran for shelter. Mile. Negri
was almost knocked down by the
skurrying mobr which ran along
under the Unter den Linden. ' !
; At the corner of Fried rich
strasse the actress felt a. sharp
pain In her shoulder.
; "1 am shot!" she cried and fell
to the pavement In a faint. Her
heroic maid rescued her from be
ing trampled to death and dragged
" "The Power of a Lie" ... .
'.From the stirring novel by Johann Bojer A
with a great cast including . '
Mabel Juillenne Scott, Maude George, Karl
Metcalfe, David. Torrance and June Slvidge
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COMEDY AND WESTERN FBTATURE
of the Novel
her into the. lobby of a hotel at
the Friedrichstrasse corner. A
physician was examining' her as
she recovered consciousness., .. .
"You're all Tight,"; said the
physician, vi can't find any,,trace
of a bullet."
" The actress had hot been shot
rat all. What she had taken for the
impact of a bullet in her shoulder,
was a sharp dig with a cane. Her
lively Imagination, coupled with
the sense of terror In ; fleeing,
from, the flying bullets, had at
pnce : translated the pain Into a
bullet and caused her to faint.
It ia imagination like this that
makes great actresses great; they
can Imagine a thing so strongly
that it seems true, for t lie time
being at ' least. This quality of
great imagination Is shown forces
fully In the new Pola Negri pic
ture, "Mad Love, which Is going
to rank with "Passion" as the
greatest film work the Polish star
has yet done.
A snow storm de luxe in balmy
California, on a day when Old &ol
was doing his best to boom the ice
cream industry! ' '
It sounds incredibly, but It actu
ally took place recently in Holly
wood, thanks to the wonders of
science, and the ingenuity of the
group of men responsible for the
screen adaptation of "Main
Street," from the best seller novel
of Sinclair Lewis.
' The science was represented .by
10 huge wind machines. . The en
tire set of "Main Street" was cov
ered with white sand, tons of salt
and a composition which made It
glisten like the real thing.
, During the winter . carnival
scene, in which over 1,000 extras
participated, there was erected a
huge ski slide which .was covered
with ice -by freezing the same (as
in the Ice plant); and at the bot
tom of the 'ski slide was a large
pond a frozen over. -On this, pro
fessional skaters gave exhibitions.
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The fascinating ' 'P
. fion" in a new photodrama
tic .sensation .of .supreme
emotional power. .
A frank xps of the Iar
injr love adventures of
highest society. A brilliant
production with thousands
SEATS ON SALE FOR
There were also three profession-:
al ski Jumpers who performed in
this picture, a Warner Brothers
classle of thef screen. , The ski
jumping was by three Canadians
Who have; performed all over the
Those who -performed were Ha
zel Dean,' a butterfly and toe danc
er on ice who has skated in most
of the .well known cafes; Mile.
Jeannette, who has skated In the
College Inn In Chicago, Hotel Bal
timore in New York; Sandy Smith,
known as the Whirling Dervish of
Icedom. :.r . '
. Florence Vidor and Monte Bine
are the featured players in thij
story of Carol Kennicott, and her
adventures. in Gopher Prairie try
ing to make it live up to her ideas
of what a modern town should be.
The supporting cast consists pf
Harry Myers, Robert Gordon. Alaa
Hale, Louise Fazenda, Josephine
Crowell, Otis Harlan and Gordon
Griffith. : -
"Main Street" will he at the
Oregon theater for three more
Manager Hiles, of the Oregon
theater. ' announces that ''Main
Children's Barefoot Sarrdals
98c, $1.29, $1.59
A Store Full of Bargains
" Salc Ends Saturday, . August! 8th. , , . .
Cot'. State and Liberty- (Next to Woolworth's)
And Continuous 211 P M.
A Startling Play of Today
i:;:i-h-v" it - - - lie It
Street," the , Sinciair'vLewis mas
terpiece film that began a'Jour,
days run with the Saturday af
ternoon matinee, broke all records
for a Saturday show, afternoon
and evening. It la represented
as one of the most remarkable
human stories presented In film
form. It holds the boards until
Nome Holds Memorial for
j Late President Hardinrj
NOME. Alaska, Aug. 11..
The ctty of , Nome, possibly the
farthest point north to observe
the occasion, held elaborate me
morial exercises yesterday for the
late President Harding. Mayor
George S. Maynard issued a proc
lamation declaring tbo day a hol
iday and the entire population f
the town turned out for the mass
meeting at 10 a. ni. Nome time.
Bishop Crimone of the Catho
lic church ' in Alaska participated
In the .program. - The American
Legion fired a salute.
" One danger in throwing your
hat In the ring is that it gives
people an opportunity to see
what's under It.
on All Shoe
Women's Shoes as
Low as 95 c ',
Shoes selling regularly
frbm $8-45 to $11.00.
SALE PRICE $7.65
White Kid Sandals,
Pumps and Oxfords,
$8.45 . to $9.00.
SALE PRICE $6.95