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THE OHEGON fiTAtESMANSALEM; OREGON
$ATURDAY MORNING.-JANUARY 1; 1927
jEclipsln their superb perform
ances in Behind the Front." Wal
lace Beery and Raymond Hatton
march on Jti smashing victory in
their latest Paramount co-starring
comedy, Were In the Nafy Now"
wlich opened last night part of
the midnight matinee atthElsl
aore theater and whlcbwlll'show
today and Sundays ftnhm : &
Marco's elaborate stage presenta
tion "A Night In the Orient'.':!
ottered on the program as a..spe-ri-l
feature having been brought
to.. Salem, Jrow. the Broadway
thtater In Portland.
I' We're la the ykary Now," is
the most ruthful. excruciatingly
fetny tale of the war yet por
tr4yed on any screen and the en
joyment evidenced by opening
ttight' moviegoers established new
lsagh record. ,
Naryrtr navar-comedy situation
has been left out of this picture.
Bit battle scenes showing all man
ner of ships, hydroplanes and sub
in urines lend a spectacular force.
' ' portrayed-by an unusual cast,
the; laughable side of the nary has
been played to the limit under Ed
ward Sutherland's direction. The
story, deals with the adventnres
of 'a pugilist. Beery, and his man
ager;' Hatton. literally knocked out
of the prize ring, they land in a
Whirlpool provided ' by the World
war." And merer was there sach
a pair of green gobs! Cheater Con
klin scores a personal triumph as
' i CHAPTER FORTY-OXK
t chanced that Roberta did not
see Pigey alone again that day.
" an4 for some time after she went
- to -bed ahe lay 'awake, wickedly
dlmplyiag and whispering through
- the walls to Cellia's unsuspecting
paladin:, "You would kiss me
would you? And then do it again
we; 'modest, crimson-tipped
' flower that you are! Galahad!
PercTvaTOalahad! Ob. la. la!"
Ntxon. also was wakeful. This
hoi ever, was now no novelty to
him. ' Over and over, as he tossed
to and fro, his mind retraced in
ve3ry circles the incidents leading
to-T.i" present predicament. Who
was. the; person whom he had sent
to ; idei . Roberta? A carefully
vorrtfa advertisement In New
,.' Y6rk ' .papers, a" king the young
' man ' w$I.i li-Td kindly met a stran
ger at .that train to communicate
Viih c. y.. .v..".Tarfrey. New Hamp
shire, hid brought no reply. Since
ihc-feHvl!acl taken her to lunjch
4ie:ouldat least be able to report
Koajel'Mnit of her reactions to the
mea'aSTse that her fiance could not
iiict-lir, though obviously he-had
' acj f pt ed Btatriment that she
urt'M saii.-ugaln on the following
Haturrlity a client a . mythl-
-rallr'--fti"t i wlim'e existence NIx
' tr t r-o trnit ; Roberta, with
tioMri"isttr 'pride and resource.
' 1iJf inerely been trying to blind
. '.Vi -unknown to the fact that she
h-atj b--fi .Insert d On her wedding
day-The unhappy; suitor sroaned.
If tfnly 'lie l:ui uuderfitonl why
fsvjt fulled h-r given" Ihlm an
"pwtanfty to explain! j
Siuv that it was sltte who had
abcnMed relia. he doubted that
thwV' wt'iv still In the vicinity of
iCirfhwood and yet no trace of
them had been discovered else
vhtre. Mrs. Smith's resemblance
to ftoberta was evidently pure co
incidence. The search of her
bodise he turned hot all over,
ashamed ot his part in th epl-ode---bad
yielded nothing; and
her servants had shown -neither
indication of guilt nor the slight
est 'tendency toward concealment.
That old Scottish housekeeper ws
proof. In herself, of fnculpability.
He 'knew the stern rectitude of
Janet's type, which would go far
for affection, but could not be
botfght: and he knew also, that
Roberta had had no opportunity
to win the loyklty of such a pe-.'
- son among her family's constantly
; changing retainers. And the chauf
feur who was it the fellow made
. him think of? There was some-
thing about his figure the set of
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We carry Jit stock over 11$ legal blanks suited to
transactions. . We may hare just the form you are
saving as compared to made to order forma. v
Some of the forms: Contract of Sale, Road Notice. Will forms,. Assign
ment of Mortgage. MortgageTorms, Quit Claim Dec pis. Abstract forms.
Rill of Sale, Building Contract. Promissory Notes. Installment Notes,
General Lease. Power of Attorney, Prune Books rtwd Pads, ScaleRe
ceipts. Etc These forms are carefully prepared for the courts and
private use. Price on forms ranges from 4 cents to 16 cents apiece,
and on note books from 25 to 50 cents.
The Statesman Publishing Co.
LEGAL BLANK HEADQUARTERS
X''' At Business Office, Grolnnd Flooi .
the transport captain, while Tom
Kennedy, the ehief petty officer,
adds to the fun.
A Jots theme involving beauti
ful Lorraine ason and Donald
Keith," runs right through the hec
tic experiences encountered by
Beery and Hatton.
Johnny Clark & company pre
sent an act seldom equalled in the
acrobatic line. Hi? work is ex
ceptional and " how he manages
Co go thru his antics day after day
without receiving bodily Injury Is
Virgil, a dealer In silk is a
comedy magician who puts his act
oyer in a. new way. Using nothing
bat silks he manipulates them to
such perfection that the unreal be
' An Italian scissor grinder sehar
a'oter and a good looking young
lady get Intq an argument, mak
ing fun and laughter.
. Shirley & Grant a lively pair of
steppers in "Tunes and Taps."
Their tunes are well selected and
taps represent some of the best
dancing seen here for some time.
' A very pretty and artistic of
fering is offered by the Venetian
Four and their musical melange
entitled "A Night in Venice."
These sons of sunny Italy are
musicians of exceptional talent.
On the screen Leo Walsh in "A
Man ot Quality" is playing.
his shoulders and poise ot his
head his clear gfay eyes oh,
If the man who had met Rob
erta saw that' advertisement, per
haps Jove! Nixon sat Up in bed,
staring into the darkness. That
was It! The chauffeur looked like
the man who had met Roberta!
Exactly like him. except that hair
and eyebrows were black. And
Mrs. Smith, aside from her face,
which apparently she kept always
heavily veiled, looked and moved
like Roberta. Coincidence?
Assuring himself that two strik
ing resemblances in one house
hold spread coincidence rather
thick, he, lay down again. He was
thinking 'too intently.
Early the next, morning be
sought .out one of Scott's detec
tives, who he took into his con
fidence, warning him not to let his
principal' know what was afoot.
3cott' temper was.becoming mor
vengeful hour by hour, and his
savage Jibes at Nixon's Inability
to apprehend the fugitives made
.it .seem part of wisdom to offer
him 'certainties in future, rather
than suppositions, for the sword,
oyer the unfortunate young man's
head hung by a, slender and con
stantly attenuating hair.
Agreeing that the double re
sembtance was, suspicious, the de
tective suggested searching the
premises again, but Nixon assured
him that these had been very
fboroutrhly Invptlrated. and that,
wherever Celia was hidden, it was
pot aout that property. He
thought, however, that she might
be secreted In the vicinity: pos
sibly with. a sudden memory of
that alleged .call at a dressmaker's
In Keene. where the mysterious
Mts. Smith frequently went. The
lady wa. jaid to be ill now. and
they could not well Insist upon
ee!ne" her. especially In view of
the fact' that they wished to avoid
publicity: but probaMy the chauf
feur might be forced to confess.
In pusuance of this theory the
two proceeded together to Fitz
wflliam. encountering thetrinan in
the village. Ntxon accosted him'
abruptly, while the eagle-eyed de
tective watched for a sign.
"J know yon now. "You're the
man I cent to meet a lady at a
"Wha-at?M said' Peter Brown,
who, marking their approach from
the corner of his eye, had girded
np his mind.
"A. week ago last Monday, in
,4?Say. what's the matter with
: that : are
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Former Congressman Welcomed Home From Prison
John W. Lafagley, former con
gressman who : served eleven,
months in the Atlanta penitentiary
on a prohibition violation charge,
is shown with Mrs. Langley, who
will take his seat in congress
March 4, receiving the welcome of
home town folk at Pikeville, in
eastern Kentnckv. Floods did not
stop the mountaineers, although
roads were under water. To the
right, the Langley family in a
happy reunion at their home.
Sentenced in federal court to
two years in the- penitentiary,
LangJey was paroled in time to
pass Christmas holidays in his
home district., which for years
sent bjm to congress with- large
majorities. He was an imro--nl
committee chairman in tne House.
He is a Republican.
you guys? Are you all crazy?"
The detective took a shot. "Your
"Sure it is. but whafs that to
you? It's my hair, ain't it?"
"What's it dyed for?"
"Well. I wouldn't mind tellin'
you, if we'd been interdooced an'
you asked pretty. Who are you.
"I'm a detective. And we're
onto you, so you'd better come
across. It'll go Easier with you in
the end, if you do."
"Aw, go chase yourself'" quoth
Peber 'Brown. "You make me sick.
Yom ain't got nothings on -'me,
'cans there's nothing, to gei.
Sep?" . ,
;"Y6u tried todisgUise yourself
by dyeing your hair, but it's no go.
You're the man -and we've got
"Disguise nothln'! I never said
i it wasn't dyed, did I?. I told one o
them newspaper boys all about it
yesterday, but he promised not to
tell, 'cause it might lose me my
job. - You guys don't leave a guy
no privacy a-tall. Don't you want
j to. see my teeth and what color
j my undershirt is?" Which was
reckless. Inasmuch as his silken
underearments were of a quality
not usually affected by wage-earners
before the war, at any rate.
"Come, come, don't be fllp
nant." said Nixon. "This is a ser
"Well, I didn't begin It. did I?
Still, since you're so awful polite
yourselves, I don't mind tellin'
Then he repeated the story of
of Mrs.., Smith's immutable aver
sion to red hair, with a weajth of
circumstantial detail regarding
fern in tne foibles he had known
during his varied career as a
chauffieur that , all hat convinced
the cynical detective otf his sincer
ity. Nixon, however, was unmoved.
- "That's ingenious, ibut you're
the man I saw at the ferry and'
Mrs. Smith is the lady."
"Aw.go chase yourself into an
asylum. That's where you belong.
You're bug-house." With that
Peter Brown turned his back and
sauntered negligently away.
(To be continued)
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BEAUTY CONTEST FIZZLE
Tcntj-ines Aspirants ut
CONSTANTINOPLE. Deo. 31.
(AP) Turkey's first beauty con
test has been added to the annals
of the unveiled woman's progress
with a parenthesis that neither
beauties nor Turks participated.
Twenty-nine local, aspirants .to
the title of the most beautiful girl
in -Turkey and a ticket to Holly
wood assembled on the stage of
the Angle theater, one of Constan
tinople's sprightliest moving pic
ture houses, in response to the
call of an American society.
" Armenians, Greeks, Russians,
and other Levantines made up the
29. The spectators ran their eyes
over the candidates, found Ihenl
sadly wanting in pulchritude,
snickered and tore . up their bal
lots. The contest was called off.
EARLY PIONEER PASSES
Veteran Survivor of Engagements
With Black Hawk Indians
LA GRANDE, Or.. Dec, 31.
(API Edward Lucian Whiting.
80, veteran of the Black Jlawk
Indian war and one of the: early
Utah pioneers, died near La
Grande this morning.
AUTO INJURIES FATAL
(iirl Succumbs After Being Hit by
Automobile in Eugene
EUGENE. Dec. 31. (AP) El
sie McNeil; 22, of Eugene died at
a local hospital last night as a
result of injuries sustained when
an automobile struck her Dec. 2.
She was crossing a street at an
intersection when a car knocked
her down and broke her shoulder,
besides causing internal injuries.
ETGEXE CLEARINGS BIGGER
EUGENE, Dec. 31. (APJ
Bank clearings in Eugene during
1926 amounted to 127.968,539.92.
which is $425,096 greater than
during the previous year, accord
ing to announcement at the clear
ing house today. The clearings
have grown rapidly since 19 16,
when the clearing house was es
tablished. That year they amount
ed to $7,487,615.
See the New Chevrolet
A Beautiful Body and a Host of Improvements !
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Come In Today or Evening and See This Marvelous Gar
More and Greater Value For Your Money
NEWTQN" CHEVROLET CO.
Corner Chemeketa and High Telephone" 1 000
Clothing Sought for Woman
in Serious 'Need of Help
' Baby clothes for an expectant
mother, who already' has four
i-Iiildren and who is too poor and
too ill to buy more, are being
sought by Mrs. E. K. Fisher, 515
Market street, phone 2C1. The
w oman's husband is working. Mrs.
Fisher stares, but is not making
enough money to adequately sup
port thft family. Mrs. Fisher will
call for clothing if the owner will
K-ll her where to go.
Blankets, shirts, stockings and
skirts are sought, especially.
Here's a Snappy
D E VI
"A Dealer in Silks'
Roth & Slater
"A Tough Grind"
Geo. Walsh in "A
SELL INTEREST- Iff MIL!
Holdings of Company ! Include
Sfl.OOO.OOO Feet of Timber
PORTLAND. Dec. 31.4(AP)t
Hatf interest in the milt and tim
ler stand of the New Crarid
Rondfl Lumber company, in th
Willaniina district has been sold
hy'j. C, and C. L. Jensen to John
Sundquist, John Norberg and.K.
Johnson, it was announced herV
today.-' Th price was said to have
ben approximately $200;rttH.
The saw mill under construction
at Willanrina now in 80 per cent
completed. It will have an out-
put of 75,000 feet a day.- Resides
the mill the holdings of the' com
pany include 56.000,000 feet of
LIST MINUTE RUSH
SIX COUPLKS SKCI'RR LICKXS
KS FltOM (Ol'XTY CLKKK
. Six couples made a last-minute
rush during the afternoon of the
last day of 1926 to get marriage
licenses at the office of the Marion
county clerk. Ten of the 12 peo
ple involved gave their residences
Those licensed . Friday are Mil
ton A. Dierks and Hilda Hillman,
Louis Burgess and Lucille Lillian
Hoover, Paul A'. Schmidt and Lola
J. Vedder of Gladstone; Ore.; Vir
gil White and Mary Agnes Bairey,
Woodford Cedric Cross and Susie
Helen Chamberlin, and Daniel J.
Arnold and lna Hess of Belling
Carl W. Shafer and Mabel Van
Patten, both of Salem, were given
a marriage license Thursday,
Pioneer Resident Passes
i Away at Silverton Home
SILVERTOX. Ore.. Dec. 21.
(Special) Kdmond Olsen, a pi
oneer resident of this city, passed
away at his home here tonight at
the age of 83 years.' four months
and 22 days. He had been ill for
only a very few days. He was
born in Norwayand came to this
country whiteyoutb. On January
1, iSSIThe settled in silverton.
He is survived by his widow.
Karen; a daughter Hilda of Red
mond; three sons, Kscar L., Her
man M, and Elmer E.. all of Sil-
two- grandchildren, E.
Robert'Ofsen and Thelma Maxine
Funeral services will be held at
the St. Johns church on Saturday,
January , at 2. p. m. Interment
will be in the Evans Valley eeme-.
Our Ads Business Getters
New Year's Show
Shirley & Grant
"Tunes and Taps"
Man q Quality
ULE COULD UNFOLD
If They Could Speak, They
Could Relate Some Early
Charles : lUibf'rts. in cult ins a
largf aldor tre on the Dr. F. M.
Hellworth inla'ce. uitontvlive miles
northwest ,f Salem.' D-c-. 30. and
which tree' according to the grain
rings was 5 6 years old, found at
the center of this aged alder fonr
bullets which were clustered lnxa
small cavity. This aged tree stood
near an old spring. which in early
days was,' a favorite camp ground
for members of the western Ore
gon Indian tribes in their travels
up and down the Willamette river.
Kxperts In examining these luil
l;ts say they are jrf the old No. 1
buckshot, or .:il caliber, and were
fired from the old Colts cap-and-ball
revolvers, in use before; and
during Civil war times.
These bullets plainly sho-r the
ring the iron 'ramrod .made on
them in forcing, them into the
cylinder chamber on the powder
in these 'ancient weapons, some
well preserved specimens of which
may still be s5.u at' local1 gun
stores where they &re exhibited as
relics. These bullets were, no
doubt, fired into this alder when
it was a ismall tree and penetrat-
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AUTO CRASHES AGAINST
TAGE, THREE INJURED
: (CfBtiBned from f I)
al injuries that may prove fatal,
.besides serious injury to Ms head.
Hatek was also injured internally,
was 'badly cut; about the legs, and
had a fractured right arm. ..4L
sazaia was cut and brubted, but .
not seriously, .while Taplay escap- '
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W. West. 30. Jocai Automobile
salesman, was killed late thin af
ternoon . when he attempted to
drag a shotgun from, an automo ,
bile. The charfte of shot entered
his abdomen. He is survived by i
his widow and a baby. .
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