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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
m$ OF THE STFAGS AljD SCREEN
' One of the highest tributes ertr
glren to a screen player has feeen
won by Carol Dempster, the star
In D. W. Griffith's treat comedy.
Sally of the Sawdust." a united
.-. Artists Corporation release.' which
Is proving the laughing triumph
of the season.
; It ,.woa - glren her. by probably
the most "powerful tilm executive
in the world, who said: ,
I hare been moved to laughter,
tears; and laughter again, by only
two , women players In the films.
The' first time It was by Mary
Pickford In .'Stella Maris 'which
I thought the greatest perform
anca a woman star ever had siren
In emotional variety, realism and
"But Carol Dempster has stir
red me even more In "Sally of the
Sawdusts I consider her perform
ance a, great gift to the screen: a
performance that will prove one
of the big momenta- In -all screen
history; a, real challenge to any of
the arts In its moving perfection.
Everyone ; who loves great acting
must see this performance."
"Sally of the Sawdust" shows
at the Elslnore theater for two
days, February 20 and 21.
What kind, of dances did they
do baclc there In 1900?
Ask, the old folks. "'"
Anil If they can't remember all
about It. Just hop right .down and
see the Fanchon and . Marco
Idea." Follies of 1900, at the
Elslnore Theater on Sunday and
Monday, February 20-21.
And?oull get all the data of
the . stage doings . of the "Gag
Nineties" and later.
Fanchon and Marco, famous
'Producers of stage presentations
for West Coast Theaters did a lot
of research work In reviving this
edition which has won thunderous
applause from audiences.
The screen version of one of the
most popular romantic action
novels In f recent years, "Beau
Geste," will make Its first appear
ance at the Oregon Theater today.
February 20, only. '
This thrilling story of romance,
mystery and adventure in the
French Foreign Legion with the
theme of the devotion 'of three
brothers powerfully depicted has
been transferred to the screen 'by
Paramount on a scale never sur
passed by any previous production.
For the filming of this novel
Director' Herbert Brenen led an
army of 8,000-men into the Great
American Desert for three, months
during which the exterior scenes
were made. The camp was' built
In a sand basin 20 miles from any
habitation and the entire company
worked straight Jhrough without
a day's rest, from 5:30 each morn
ing till sunset.
No obstacle was permitted to
stand In the way of making It as
fine as possible. The director was
given the selection of any player
in motion pictures. Months were
spent in preparation .- and . more
months In filming. 'Hundreds of
the ' West's finest - riders were
brought together as. were 1600 of
the world's fastest horses and B0
Ronald Colman plays the title
part, that of the eldest of three
brothers who each ' leave home
without telling the others, to -en
list in the French Foreign Legion
under assumed names in order to
shield each" other from the blame
for the theft of a famous sapphire
Neil Hamilton and Ralph Forbes
enact the other brothers.
STRIKERS RIOT IN
SHANGHAI; WHITES FEAR
! (Continued from page 1) -
cans ;tnat the 1,600,000 Chnese
In the native city Shanghai would
Lying in the Whangpoo river
off Shanghai were 21 foreign war
ships of 'five nations. Five of the
fighting ships flew the American
flag; 'Other warcraft were steam
ing toward Shanghai. '
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (AP)
An attack made on-Leutenant
John ;F. Luten of the American
. navy; ply a mob of Chinese coolies
at Chungklang; has been formal
ply j protested to the Cantonese
government by the American con
sul general and. the commissioner
of foreign affairs at Chungklang.
Ajiteport reaching the navy de
partment" today from, the com
mander of the Yangtse patrol said
Latent mistaken for a British of
ficer, had been struck a number
of times on the head and knocked
down and his clothing: torn before
lie could be-rescued. ;
."The- incident 'followed an at
tempt by the Chinese mob to board
: a British ship for passage up the
Yangtse river, wheh was prevent
ed by the guard on the H. M. S.
Cockchafer. ' Incensed, the' coolies
attacked Luten; who Is attached
to the American gunboat El Cano
as medical officer, while he was
: walking, along Abe . river on hisJ
way, to the hospital.
erson reported the bank' had been
held up by a lone bandit, and that
she had been locked in the vault
while the robber took all the
money In sight amounting to more
than $13,000. besides 17.000 In
"On February 1. Bergman and
his cashier disappeared from En
gene after they had been -closely
questioned by the officers here re
garding the alleged holdup. Two
days later a warrant . was Issued
for their arrest on the charge of
embezzlement and they were
traced to Fresno, Cal ' Los An
geles, and Safford, Ariz. It was
reported that they were arrested
at the last named place a few days
ago, but they had given the offi
cers the alip
- SHANGHAI, Feb.-19; (AP)
t The defeated troops of Marshal
Sun .; Chuan-Fang; ruler - of - Kl-
angsn "province, -and -the nation
alist, army . that forced them to
i retreat from the rich city t of
Hangcbow yesterday were reor-
ganizing' today" to continue : the
struggle that will determine the
' possession of Shanghai, .the
Pari of the Orient."-
Forty thousand of Sun's sol
diers, thrust from their master's
province of Cheklang, wera seek
ing a place along the Hangchow
Shanghal railway to make a stand
against B0, 000 "Cantonese prepar
ing l, drive against them. Sung
kiang, 28 miles from Shanghai,
was : believed to be'the place se
lected by Shanghai's defenders be
cause of Its strategic location on
the Whangpoo river.. 'I . '
Each of the armies was report
ed to be receiving reinforcements.
Marshal Sun was said to be due
in : Shanghai tomorrow to person
ally direct his troops. '
' -, . is V.," , - -"
-Continued from page 1)
6f the Lane County State and Sav
ings. bank at Florence, accused of
embezzlement of the bank's funds,
werar arrested today : at Birming
ham ', Ala., and are now in the city
Jail there, according to a telegram
received by Sheriff Taylor from
Chief of Police McDuff of Birm
ingham. Sheriff Taylor soon after he re
ceived the message from the Blr
' mingham chief of police, received
a telegram from Bergman, asking
that ' an officer there f be directed
to bring ' them back ' to Oregon so
they would not be ' compelled to
stay li Jail several days, but the
sheriff deemed It besf to go after
them himself. Sheriff Taylor and
wife left at once for Birmingham,
ferine J.- with - requisition papers
from Governor Patterson and will
bring, the- fugitives hack to Ea-
t0' - - , ' ,
Tt a "arrest cf tha cakk c"k!al3
xesul-ed from the purported rob
bery of the bank on the afternoon
cf January 27 when Hiss -Weath-
French Now Making Study
of American Civilization
- PARIS. French students who
wish to make a serious study of
American life can now do eo wlth-
Lout visiting America.
' The first French student who
ever studied In the United ' States
on a scholarship Is now Installed
as titulary of the chair of Ameri
can .literature and civilization at
the Sorbonne. : He Is Professor
Charles Cestre, student at Har
vard from 1895 to 1897, and one
fo America's staunchest friends
among the French people.
Professor Cestre speaks English
with a Harvard accent. He was
an exchange professor at Harvard
in 1918, visiting professor at the
University of California in . 1920
and 1922 and in 1923 lectured at
the University of Wisconsin. , :
At the Sorbonne his lectures on
America include such varied sub
jects as Lincoln and Walt Whit
man, the gold rush of '49 and in
dustrial development of sections of
the United States. '
Check Passing Attempts
Credited to Turner Boy
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Suspicion that HoUie" Funston,
19 year old Turner youth, attempt
ed to cash other checks In Salem
Friday besides' the one which led
to his arrest that afternoon on a
charge of forgery, 1 was expressed
The check which . became the
basis for the complaint against
Funston" was for $6, drawn on the
Ladd & Bush bank, made out to
Frank Kilmer and signed by W.
B. Kilmer. ;
Arrested by city policemen, Fun
ston la being held In the county
Jail under 1500 bail, fixed by Jus
tice of the Peace Brazier SmalL
v ' Funston had In his possession
two boxes of talcum' powder, one
pink and one white, with a powder
puff for each.-
Adopted Chief to Defend Iroquois
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Because the immigration laws of the United States do not
recognize the right of the Iroquois Indians to roam across the
border to Canada and "return, according to the season, Adrian
Bonnelly, Philadelphia lawyer, is making a test case, using
Faul Diabo, a full-blooded Iroquois as the subject. Bonnelly,
who is to be made a genuine chief of the tribe at an Indian
rally at Quebec, believes the Reamen are being mistreated.
Lett to right in tne photo are Uonnelly, Diabo, an Indian
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inena oi umoo, ana wuiiara iiizDerg, assistant counsel.
YWCA CAMPAIGN NETS
OVER $6000 SO FAR
(Continued from page 1)
Ing a rapid growth. Salem has out
grown, the facilities afforded to
the YWCA, forcing them to travel
much like the rich man. riding in
small car, for with larger oppor
tunities for service this organisa
tion is forced to make a brilliant
showing with a small budget.
Notwithstanding their handicap
the YWCA has made strong head
way and has placed its work in a
position to take over bigger
things, las. soon as they are ac
cessible. They have been assisted
materially In many ways by the
YMCA since the construction of
the latter's $160,000 building last
year, but, the YMCA too is con
fronted with a problem which is
not easy to cope with.
To make this year a successful
one, this quota of 17,000 must be
raised. Twenty-five strong work
ers will commence Wednesday to
pickup stray offers that had to
be passed up in the 'concentrated
drive of last week. Many -were
involved in the wave of influenza.
others were out of town, but have
promised o assist In closing up
the drive. . i
If you . haven't been solicited
you will likely get an urgent call
from those assisting. TWCA of-:
ficials plead for every possible
boost to help them keep abreast
with Salem for 1927.
Expects Shark Leather
SUICIDE CAUSES TOLD
Young People Kill Selves Because
of Suggestion, Claim .
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 19
(AP) Suggestion is the chief
cause of the increase in suicides
among college and high school
siuaents, nut an important con
tributing factor is the modern civ
ilization ..which guards the indi
vidual from facing . problems of
self preservation, according to Dr.
OvS. Snoddy of the psychology de
partment, Indiana university.
Too much excitement and over
indulgence excites the unstable,
unsocial and discouraged individ
ual, and because some body else
takes. their life, he takes his. Dr.
Snoddy said. - The psychologist
declares no particular school con
dition Is responsible for . suicide
increases. Worry over grades does
not affect the normal Btudent, he
SEATTLE, Feb. 17 (AP) -
Sharks may some day rival cattle
as the leather producers of the
world, in the belief of Martin M.
uneiquist, representative of a
After spending 18 months in
Japan instructing Japanese fisher
men in the value of "sea steers"
hides, he predicts that sharks.
once used only for food in the
Orient, soon will be a substantial
source of raw leather.
A comedian stopped a newsboy
who was vigorously plying his
"I say, sonny, do you want a
new Job?" he asked,
"Yes, sir; whaf is it?" replied
"Well, my manager is looking
for a lad like you to, play the
"Oh, he is, is- he?" cried the
newsboy. "What's his Idea to
sack you or to Keep two of us.?"
There are 16,000 diamond mills
In Belgium and 700 'or more work
shops for cutting the atones.
CLUB KITES ILL
Montana Group Plans Elab-
orate Kecepuon ai mi
mory Thursday Night
Sponsoring what is expected to
be the most outstanding reception
of the year, the Salem Montana
Kinh will entertain at the armory
Thursday evening, February 24,
all newcomers In the city who nave
come here from other states in the
loot -ft v 'vears. 'i- '- .-V.-'s'V-.s-U-
' From its inauspicious "beginning
two months ago, the Montana dub
has leaped to the; front of all
"state" clubs in the WiUamette
valley with a total membership of
more than 800 people. Under its
president, C. G. Gillette, the dub
is striving to secure every advan
tage for the home city and In do
ing so have secured, tne coopera
tion of nractically every organiza
tion including the three service
clubs, the chamber of commerce,
and the American Legion.
Due to the size of the coming
reception, the club has secured
the armory, where they expect to
greet more than a tthousand be
sides their own membership.
As the guests enter the doors
they will be greeted and conducted
to a special booth representing
their home state. There they will
register before Joining ' the other
The program, as arranged, will
commence at 8 o'clock with an ad
dress by the. club president, C. F.
Gillette, on "Why We Are Here."
which will be .followed by music
by the Montana orchestra.
TT. S. Paee. Dresident of the
chamber of commerce, will address
the assembly, representing his or-
.otti.oMnn Charles A. Archerd
will speak for the Salem business
men. ; . " -
Rev. Thomas Hafdle of SiHver
ton will respond fof Montana Hob.
Following the addresses etery
one wilf join a grand mixer and
get, acquainted procedure inter
mingled with music by the orches
tra and specially arranged stjunts
by the various states represented.
In itaging Buch a receptionj, the
club is endeavoring to put otfer a
thing new to Salem, and which is
hoped to be an outstanding suc
cess. Each month It is. figured
that approximately 50 new fami
lies come here to make a new start
and it is for these people tha the
affair has.been planned.
'The Montana club adtocates co
operation, so want their share of
cooperation In ' return in making
this - the biggest get-to-geher of
Correggio Said to Exist
in Some of Old Missons
SAN ANTONIO. Experts who
have examined three grimy oil
paintings in-San Jose Mission here
say that one of them, "Infant Sa
viour" probably is the work of An
tonio Allegri Correggio, an Italian
painter who died in 1534.
Correggio is noted for the glow
and splendor of his color and for
the grace of his figure composi
tion, which is sometimes marred
by inadequate drawing.
The paintings, brought to this
country from Spain when the mis
sion was built nearly 200 years
ago, are mildewed and faded now.
Some of them have started to full
to pieces and have been cared f c r
by the loving hands of Mexican
women who attend the Berviot-s
which still are held from time to
time in the dilapidated chapel.
The other pictures are called
"The Flight into Egypt," andVTlie
visit to st. Elizabeth." .
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Thinnest Watch in World
: Put on Market in France
PARIS. XAP) -The,, thinnest
watch in the world so It. is as
sertedhas Just been put on the
market by one of the oldest Paris
watch-making firms. This has
been arrived at by suppressing the
hands, the hour being marked by
a revolving dial, making it easier
to tell the time. The' maker, fur
ther claims I that by dispensing
with the mechanism which moved
the hands, it has been possible to
make a more delicate and accur
German Ivory Buyers
Enter London Markets
LONDON. (AP) German Iv
ory buyers have entered the Lon
don market in competition with
buyers from the Unted . States.
Prior to the war, . the Germans
had their , own ivory resources In
their colonies. .
Elepnant tusks, sea horse teeth,
rhlnocerous horns, narwhal horns,
walrus teeth and boars' tusks were
included in the 45 tons of Ivory
sold at the first of this year's anc
tons. There- - are four annual
sales. Sales were made by the
hundred weight, some of the best
material bringing about 100 a
hundred weight.'. Most of the
buyers were Americans, ' English
men and Germans. ' '
TRY US FIRST
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2:30 Matinee Night 8:10
They Flaunted a Song
in Death s Face f
"Sing!" demanded the terrible Sergeant Lejaune,
and there, at the end of the earth, this handful of
brave men sang and laughed. Why? And what were
these three splendid young brothers doing there?
What was it that i,o them was more important than
A Story That Grips )
Like a Vise
; Gorgeous and ghastly, a picture with a thrill that
will make you fairly want to shout with anxiety
, ; that is "Beau Geste." And withal a picture as
magnificent asthe meaning of its title "The Beau-
tiful Gesture." . -
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FANCHON & MARCO'S
Follies of 100O
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R. Burdette, Optometrist
40 1 First National Bank Building
Ten Years Practice in Salem
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Paramount's Tlvid picturization of P. C. Wren's remarkable
story of the colorful French Foreign Legion. The season's
biggest road show production.
-Filmed with a remarkable cast, including RONALD COLMAN,
S NEIL HAMILTON, ALICE JOYCE, RALPH FORBES, NOAH
; BEERY, MARY BRIAN, WILLIAM POWELL, NORMAN
TREAVOR and many others. , , .
Presented With 20-Piece Orchestra ,
; PRICES: Matinees 50c, 75c, $1.10. Nights 50c. 75c
f S1.10, $1.65 , .
Fanchon & Marco
- Feb. 20 Feb. 21
Follies of 1 900 Follies of 1 927
More Pretty Girls than a
A Laugh or a Song Hit
Alluring to the Eye!
Tantalizes the Ear!
Direct From' Los Angeles
Balcony 50c Floor 60c
Bargain Matinee Monday Afternoon 35c
f VER in the bunkhouse the boys of the Bar-C
outfit have Kansas City on the radio. In
her Park ivenue apartment, the slim fingers of
a famous actress turn the dials, and the same
music leaps rqrth. horty miles north of Mil
waukee, Chris Jonsen, the dirt farmer, is listen-
ing m on t
. ,,. .
tie same wave-length.;
.The same sort of thing is. going on every
where, all jover the country, at all hours of the
day and njghtt Folks in Los Angeles see the
same movies, and ride in the same automobiles
that New Yorkers enjoy: The resident of Seattle
wears the same sort of clothes; eats the same
brand of bacon, and lives in the same kind of
house as his neighbor in PortlandMaine.
Advertising has done it. Advertising, the mir
acle worker, keeps everyone in the land attuned
to the latest in everything. It has changed the
buying habits of a nation. It is the great modern
orce that makes iieighbors of the peopKof far
countries, that brings the best of their customs
to us, and takes ours to them. '
the advertisements will keep you
- abreast cf the times