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THE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEil, OREGON. FRIDAY 1I03NINQ, NOVglBISR lAZZt
i'LILIES OF FIELD"
Double Love Story Proves
Diverting As Presented
By, Moroni Olsen
By Itozella Buach
"Lnile of the Field." nrtillant
comedy drama, .fey Jons Hastings
Turner was presented last xdtht
at the Capitol theatre by the Mo
roni Olson players who dei&feted
Salem theatre-goers last year with
Chair successful -presentations,
Outward Bound,1 "The Snip,"
end -Friend Hannah.'
The audience which packed the
theatre enjoyed every- minute ot
the- double love story which : de
Yeloned In an engrossing manner
replete with humor.
The plot concerns a- highly
amusing English vicar who has
twin, daughters, one of whom Is
13 minutes the elder. Their
grandmother brings to one of
them, as a birthday gift, ten yards
of sink erpe de chine. The other
Is to spend a month-with- her In
London. She makes the first male
guest unwittingly responsible for
the decision. One daughter adopts
modern flapper methods end , the
other poses and costumes herself
as a -shy mld-Victorlan maiden and
The man appears regularly at
the grandmother's home In Lon
don, as do also the-crinolines. A
new style In dress Is started as a
result. When the twin wants to
foave a good time and discard the
fashions of 1860 she can't As a
further complication she becomes
really attracted to the man and
ts afraid to tell him the truth.
. She Is prepared to wear crino
lines and act pHm for the rest of
Iter 'life. tnt Is saved from such a
misfortune .by the appearance one
e renin g of the man in a costume
In harmony with her own. She
realizes then that he has known
the -true situation from the first
and has taken this means to force
a confession.' The parental bles
sing' Is finally received. .
The play receives iti name from
the "test of a sermon amusingly
repeated by the vicar. "
The leading role, that of Miss
Elisabeth Head, the elder twin
who poses as the. mid-Victorian,
wasHaken by charming Dorothy
Adams. Her work was admirable
In every detail. , " '.
Byron . Foleer". playing the
leading male ipart, the Reverend
John Head,' quaint and unsophis
ticated father of the twins, com
pletely captivated the audience
LeoH Thatcher (Ann Head) was
." The role of Mrs. Rooke-Walker
grandmother of the twins was
played by Janet Young In an ex
onlsite and captivating manner.
Ola Eccies (Lady Susan
Heeler; Gordon Nelson ( Bryan
Hopes) ; and Harry R. Allen (The
Hoflu Montague Plane), displayed
admirable acting and unauestlon
Marlon . Clayton received much
attention as Catherine . Head, the
rollicking, flapper twin. Miss
Clayton Is new to the players this
. The work of Moroni Olsen needs
no commendation. ,
The stage settlngsfor the LH
lies: of the Field" were most at
tractive and an unusually attrac
tive diversion from the ordinary.
The, first act took place in an Eng
lish country; vicarage and the re
maining two acts In London. The
furhltnre for the sets was copied
and manufactured , by an expert
from authentic styles,
. The Moroni Olsen"; player will
appear fa Salem again this season
when they present "The Detour."
V dramatic cross section of truly
rural life' by Owen David. The
. Salem Lion club is sponsoring
the plays and following the pre
sentation last night entertained
the players at O'Leary's.
Musical numbers were given be
tween acts by W. C. Thompson, or
ganist at the Capitol theatre.
One of the largest casts In re
cent year used In a motion pic
ture not dealing with the war
ras drafted for the filming of
Rose of the Golden . West," George
Fitxmaurice's epic of Calif ornia In
the romantic days before the gold
rush when It was under Spanish
rale. . , - . - : i " V
More than 5,600 persons ap
pear to the scenes of this story,
coming to the Ellsnore today
which tells of the love affair that
turned' the tide In the battle of
Intrigue between several world;
powers for possession ' of Califor
nia. Five : location trips . were- led
by Director Fltzmaurlce from the
First National studio In Burbank,
California, to- various historical;
spots throughout the State. .
The- featured players In "Rose
of the Golden West" include Mary
Aator as the heroine, Gilbert Ro
land as the "hot-blooded youthful
hero. Montague Love, Gustav von
Seyf f ertlts and Flora Finch,
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K-J.m -. - , .
ffiJQY OPOJ 11DUS
An interesting vaudeville bill is
scheduled, for the, Capitol today.
Klku and, Toshl a son and dau
ghter of Nippon, present a char
acteristic' Japanese, novelty . that
combines all the various phases of
acrobatics and equlllbrlstics under
the modest title of "Japanese Nov
elty Equilibrists." This exceeding
ly clever duo- exhibit a most as
tounding program ot feats, in
cluding an aerial perch- pedestal
contortion bit with the woman as
the understander. . ' t . ' .
An act , that combines beauty.
physical grace and a high stand
ard of aesthetic value in Weston's
Models D art. ; The three Westons,
possess a cultivated appreciation
of the artistic, otherwise they
could not express so powerfully
those things that sculptors of the
world : from the time of Grecian
Art to the present day have striv
en to put into marble. The West
onVbave been endowed by nature
rare - physical beauty . but
their act is far more than display
ot Shapely bodies. Their poses have
the Quality of spirits. Inspiration
and poetry. . .
Mr. Weston's "Marathon Pose"
is grace and suggested swift move-;
ment In its most beautiful expres
sion. Two of the poses which
suggest movement in aH its beau
ty are -Forward' and the 'Call,
to Arms." .The. "Gladiator" Is a
noble- portrayal as - ls the "Spar
tan Mother," "Music" and 'Ap
ollo" are poetic in character. With
the exception, of "Marathon all
the groups? are presented by the
three artists. The effectiveness xf
the-act Is greatly increased by the
specially .arranged music and
lighting. Weston's Art Models em
body a certain educational? value ;
they stimulate the appreciation
Of beauty as well as affording the
best kind of entertainment.
Ous - Erdman is . a ong jester.
Seated at the piano he tickles the
risibilities ot the audience .with
snappy jokes and catcny songs.
Erdman Is a real ."classical nut."
He is an accomplished pianist who
displays marked ability in his sev
eral song numbers, which are in
terspersed with . witty i stories.
From start to finish he is a
.Tudor Cameron and Rugh Dav
is have an offering put -together
for laughing purposes only, con
sisting f-comedy talk, songs and
eccentric comedy dancing of high
order. It Is full of smart sayings
that reach the risibilities ot an au
dience immediately, together with
comedy action and situation that
universally please the most fas
tidious of theater-goers. A burles
que mind reading bit Is the means
of gathering laughs aplenty. That
has all the requisites of the Ideal
vaudeville act- comedy talk, clev-1
er songs and unique dance steps.
On the screen Monte Blue In
"The Bush Leaguer" also Viola
Holxnan's Capitol theater' orches
MANX FROM PAPEI1 MILL AT
TEND eror.rs mixtnua
Lady God iva Stunt Arranged
for Arts Ball In Chi
cago Next Week
CHICAGO..? Nov. 17. (AP)
on gets n
Plant Installed At Dundee
For Packing Candied
PORTLAND. Nov. 17.- (AP).
Lady Godlva,! the gentle woman A new Industry in Oregon; one!
who ro.de unclad through Coven
try to provide relief for the poor.
will go horseback, riding again
sans attire at the Arts ball here
next week, the i committee, in
charge decided today after much
The members of the committee
who favored a plan to have Lady!
Godlva and her white horse head
a pageant preceding the ball today
out-voted the anti-Godivites after
which they k announced they- al
ready had the horse and needed
only a Lady Godlva to assure the
ride. Obtaining the counterpart
of the gentlewoman is merely a
matter of picking from the many
applications for, the - part, insisted
the enthusiastic press agent.
In efforts to, stir up Interest in
the ball I some . of . the ... committee
conceired the; Lady Godlva plan.
Other members Immediately pro
tested and threatened to resign
after which those who at first fa
vored the Idea in jest, took It up
In earnest. '
Today after a stormy : session,
the antl-Godivates said they did
not object so much to the nudity;
as to the fact that the pageant
was supposed to represent the
year Z.00Q when they Insisted
there would be no horses, not to
mention long-haired women. .
MOROCCAN SULTAN DIES
About four fcundred Oregon
Pulp and Paper company em
ployes and' families attended the
"open house" for them at the
T. M. C. A, last night, and took
advantage ot all the facilities the
T had to offer. -
There was) swimming, . diving.
basketball Indoor baseball, wres
tling, volley- bail, and boxing to
claim attention - of the TlsKors,
and a rousing time. was. had.
R. Carter.: H. Watson, Victor
Ahalt, and Bob White put om aome
excellent boxing exhibitions under
direction of Stanley JTrye, the T
In the swimming and - diving
group were Ahalt Elliott, Beatty,
Harvey, and Burgesai
The ' mechanics ; defeated the
yard crew at volley baJl; the ftn-
lshlng room took the long end of
a 7 to 4 score from the beater
room, and A. Blankesship out"
wrestled. BUI. Burgess.
: Bob Boardman, physical direc
tor, acted as umpire ot the sport
ing events, and Carl White, fore
man of the yard crew, was chief
announcer during the evening.
; The paper mill board ot direc
tors announced that they would
pay halt the membership- fee' of
any employe wishing to ; Join the
T, and Indications-are that many
will take advantage of the offer.
CORPORATION DILL MADE
Purpose to Prevent Large was-
paste Evading Taxes
WASHINGTON, Nor. I7 (AP
An amendment to the revenue
law designed to prevent holding
corporations from evading the tax
on corporation Incomes was ap
proved today by the house ways
and means committee for inuor-i
noratlon in, the tax bCl. which it
Ur now drafting.
Chairman Green said that the
committee after considerable dis
cussion approved a provision that
would materially strengthen aa
tioa SSO of the present act; which
deals with the tax on incomes of
corporations that fall to declare
dividends to stockholders. .
Everett Marlow, 20, Guilty -Manslaughter
SPOKANE. Nor. 17. (AP)
Everett Marlow, zt year old moun
taineer, was found .guilty of man
slaughter this afternoon by a su
perior court jury -that heard his
trial on a charge of murdering
his father, Joe - Marlow In their
home on Mica Peak, In this coun-i
ty last September.
The elder Marlow was killed by
his son with a shotgun while the
two were alone in the, house. The
aerenaant! claimed the gun .was
discharged i accidentally y after he
had taken It from his father, who
had threatened him after a three
day moonshine debauch, and then
had attacked him with a knife.
The Marlow family has been In
volved In several shooting and li
quor trials In recent years. The
jurf retired yesterday evening.
MEXICO CITT. Nor. X7r-(AP
Eighteen soldiers - and one 'of
ficer were killed when a large
group of bandits attacked a pas-
tsenger train between Palmira and
Ague Callentas, dispatches from
Agues Callentes state.
The bandits executed the en
gineer and . a fireman. Three sol
diers and six passengers, includ
ing a woman and two children.
were wounded In the encounter.
No detailed - aecout of the at
tack was given, the dispatches
merely stating one officer and six
soldiers entrenched in one of the
ears fought to the last.
The train afterward arrived in
Aguas Callentes with, the wound
ed. It was presumed that the ban
dits had been dispersed before the
tram continued its journey.
YOUNG STUDENT SUICIDE
17 Tear Old High School Pupil
Shoots Selft at Santa Cras:
whlch, it was said here today, mayj
bring about a transformation in
the sale of Oregon fruits, has
been inaugurated at Dundee where
a plant has been constructed for'
processing and packing 1 candled
While in California two eompan
ies manufacture - and --. distribute
over the United States great quaa-
tltles of glaced and candled fruits.
and In Washington a tasty form of
candled apple Is manufactured, the
process is new m Oregon, it was
explained ' here - today; The Dun-
aee plant - will distribute, pears,
apples, prunes and figs In sweetly
erys tallied 'form.
W. H. Bently, walnut grower J
pioneered in the new process of
transforming fruits Into candy last
year. .The product of his ; plant,
some 1200 boxes, met ready sale.
he said. This year a plant of con
siderable size has been construct
ed and the candy making industry!
is In the' hands of a newly formed
corporation. It. Is expected; that'
8,000 to 10.000 boxes of the fruit
confections . will be packed this
year and , sold through stores of
the northwest, Bentley said. Ore
gon nut are to be placed with the
processed - Oregon fruits In i each
FEZ, Morocco, Nor. 17 (AP)
Mulal Toussetr sultan of Morroeo
and son of the Prophet Elmer the
Fatthful, died today and laid in
state in his native city of Fern,
. Four brothers, two eons, - -and
hired official weepers were . the
only companions In - the . death
watch over the Moroccan ruler,
who passed away suddenly at 9
o'clock this morning at 'the age
of .46. He will be burled tomoor
- row morning at 11.
From the top of the minarets
of Islamic mosques the song of
the muzzin could be heard tot
night: "Allah Is great and he
called our father to him.
- Mourning In Fei the western
capital of the Moslem world is
deep and sincere, but already the
tribesmen are gathering and the
ealdi or chiefs are assembling to
elect his successor. '
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CANDY MAN TURNS BEGGAR
BROOKLYN, N. T. A young
woman from Brooklyn applied for
annulment of, her marriage to a
man because, sfie -testified, she
thought him "a taffy ' and candy
manufacturer In Detroit, when she
married bimi; But when she came
to live in Detroit. she found to her
surprise - that I the candy manufac
turer was making his living as a
"blind beggar bobbing along with
a cane in downtown streets.
SANTA CRUZ, Cel., Nor. 17.
(AP) A message saying "good
bye folks, I tried but failed, how
wonderful Is death," was found
beside the body c-f Edward Lopes
17 year old high school boy who
today shot and ' killed himself in
a fit of despondency caused by a
long illness which had forced him
to give up ' his studies in high
school.-" ' x
MODERN , LAW - PREVAILS
Old Indian Usage Goes by Board
ia Whita Man's Court
ist .on po;:
GEOLOGICAL PHENOMENA EXJ
PLAINED TO REALTOR
CANDiTS ATTACK TRAIN
One Officer mmA IS Men Killed In
Tight in Mexico
FLOODS MENACE AGAIN
A terrific earthquake, the mag
nitude of which can never be fully
Oregon some time in the dim ages
and formed the block mountain
system, east of Klamath falls, the
rreateet of Its kind in the world,
causing the eartn to sink in one
place and leave a sheer ciux as u
feet: high, according to Professor
Florlaa Von Eschen, head of the
chemistry and geology - depart
ment at Willamette nniveiw j ,
who addressed Salem Realtors at
the luncheon yesterday.
1 Professor Von Eschen compared
the trembler with that which oc
curred at Long Pine. Calif ornia.
4n.mTt. Thar, a droil of 300
feet in the earth's crust resulted.
Nlnetynlne of the 104 people Wr
ing In Long Pine were killed out
right. J One of the five survivors
with whom Professor Von Eschen
talked had both of his legs brokj
An bv the sudden upheaval, k l
such damage resulted from a 800
foot' drop, what a tremendous
shaking the earth received when
the 8900 foot drop was made near
Klamath Falls." said the professor.
: That there is oil beneath ihe
earth's crust in Oregon was the
belief expressed by Professor Von
Eschen. The formation la practic
ally the same as that in the large
California oil fields. He expressed
tha .hone that those drilling the
well at Eugene would continue to
the 6,000 foot mark before stop
ping the operation. The well
drillers are now down 8300 feet,
with no oil discovered.
REPORT FLYERS UlSSIBQlgS'SLJOT.
Anxiety Prevails in City of Lon
don as No Word J I ear a
LONDON. Nor. IT (AP) An
anxious London atilr awaited word
tonight of the fate of Captain R.
H. Macintosh and Bert IHnckler
la the monoplane "Princess
Xenia" which; was many hours
overdue at Karachi, India, on its
attempted record breaking dis
The plane left Uparon early
Tuesday with enough gasoline for
approximately 50 hours in. the air
and observers are sure tnat tne
plane must hare came down some
where ty this time as Its ruei
could not hare lasted beyond this
. Not one report indicates where
in the rest spaces in the 4,000
miles lnterrentng j between Eng
land an3 T'-a t the fliers might
have come dew nau(hey have not
been heard from since they passed
over the Manston airdrome 120
miles from their starting point.
POSTPONE FLIGHT AGAIN
Australian Flyer Balked by Incle
ment Weather in Hop
BAN FRANCISCO, Nor. 17
(AP) The elements again balked
postpone until 9 a. m. tomorrow
the start of his biplane toward
Hawaii, the first ocean hop of hfe
proposed , flight to Wellington,
Heavy tog shrouded Mills field
from early la the morning until
nearly noon. The captain had
planned to start at 9:30 a, m., so
as to nermit him to maka accurate
sextant "shots" of the sun In mid-
morning. When there was no
sign of the fog lifting at 10:18 a.-.
m., the filer announced he wouV
not attempt to start today.
Again the elements won.
The solo filer declared today his
"Hess Bluebird" biplane "Wanda"
is in excellent condition.
The superintendent of a local
railway issued strict orders In
structing statlonmasters along the
line to report all accidents im
mediately. The very first day after sending
out these instructions he received
the following telegram: ,
"Superintendent's office Man
fell from platform in front ot en
gine. Will wire details later."
Fire minutes ticked by. Then:
"Superintendent's office Ev
ery thing O. K. Nobody hurt. En
gine going backwards."
Devastated Section of Northern
Burlington. - Vt., Nor. 17.
(AP) Northern ; Vermont, still
counting the cost ot one disastrous
flood, faced a second menace ot its
rlrers : tonight. Just two weeks
from the day when a downpour of
rain had set moving the worst
flood in the history of the state.
another rainstorm today threaten
ed to swell the rivers to another
With the prospect of a 24 hour
-ralnflal, the Red Cross tonight
sent up the Wlnooski river -val
ley, where the- floods exacted
their heaviest toil of life two
weeks ago, warnings of possible
new trouble to come. At the be
hest of the t weather bureau In
Washington , Montpelier, Barre,
Ruthland, Saint Albans, and other
centers also were notified.
YOUNG WILLS WINS
TACOMA, Nov. 17 (AP)
Young Harry Wills, ' San Diego
negro welterweight won the de
cision over Frankie Bray, of Oak
land, in the six round main event
ot a boxing program here tonight.
ANTLERS. ; Okla... Nor. 17-
(AP).- Modern law of the white
man prevailed today over the old
unwritten code ot the Indian when
Major Victor M. Locke, Jr., 81.
former chieftain of the Choctaws.
was sentenced to ten years in prl
son for killing Abner Battiest, a
A Jury in Pushmataha county
district court found him guilty of
manslaughter, deciding he was not
temporarily insane the night of
September 18, when he took a rifle
and walked to Battlest'a' home and
Tribesmen had called upon Ma
jor Locke, high in the councils-of
the tribe, to uphold an Indian
chiefs pledge to protect woman
hood, accusing Battiest with mis
treatment of tribal girls. On the
witness stand. Major Locke said
h failed to remember the shoot
ing. ' -
Club To Meet On Friday
ROSEDALE," Nor, 17. (Spec
ial). The Rosedale Community
club will meet Friday erenlng, No
vember 18 at the Rosedale school.
Mr. and Mrs. Rauck nave re
turned from a trip to Washington.
Mr. Rauck is in very poor health.
Mrs. W. E. Way Is visiting her
sister in Salem. '
Velleda and Virgil Trick are RI
with chicken pox.
The road leading to Bunker Hill
has been Improved recently;
PEirniG, China. To safeguard
the age-old morals of China,
Marshal Chang Tso Lin Issued a
mandate that feminine knees must
be banished from view on the
street, and any offenders : who,
whether by accident or otherwise,
expose their knees to public gaze,
uust jay a 810 fine. The first
Yletlra a little ivory-colored
ml 33, wLUe crossing a street,
stumbled and fell.
Ar.:v:t 3Ch the U. 0. S.
t:,:'3 the c'lip of the
?-"avy, relaclrss the
r . jf. ci lis retirement
tl 2"ry YarJ after
r s f f t it!' , tccor !" t to
. Week End Special ;
Regular Price 50c a lb. .
For the "Week End only"
32c a lb, or Two lbs. for
This is a, real special
Only At .
1S5 N. Com'I St.
- Fhone' 1C7
Tha Fenslar Agency
FHOXT - -
Salem's Greatest Vaudeville
i in- r
Bin Time Acts
WESTON'S MODELS DART
' :-. - in
"Rcproducticns from Famous Galleries
TUDOU CAMEROON & RUTH DAVIS
Original Coraedy Bits
: "Son Jester"
- JilKU & YOSI1I
hJz"zt.zzi ICoTclty EquiIibists,,
SillTII AND JONES
"The Two Not Crackers'
Well, at least Admiral Magm
der directed attention to the ob
servance ot Nary day. n-Waterburj
1 iTIMni K J
' 'r , AA-.v.-f-ri Inrr-iasssssMssj i m isf
Had a Bad Cold
. But Accepted!
The theatre that erenlng,
though her nose was red and eyes
were running! For, six houre la
enough to conquer almost any
cold' Here's what to do:
. Take a plain, pleasant-tasting
tablet ' which, the smallest drug
store la, never without. Pape s
Cold Compound is what they call
It. Harmless as It Is, it will knock
the worst cold so quickly you'll
think ft wan luck the first time.
v a stubborn, "chronic cold Is
broken up the same way; it Just
takes a little longer.
Friday Evening Nov. 25th
Salem Artist Series
--. Presents.; '"';''
WTORLDS GREATEST TENOR "71
The Second Concert of the Series
Adult Season Tickets "
. Student Season Tickets 33.00
Single Admissions f 2.60, S2:00, f 1J50
Phone or Mail Your Order Now
A New Train
Daily November 17-27, inc.
Leave Salem 1 :35 P. M.
' Arrive Portland 3:30 P. M.
, Other rcsular. trains:
. - AM AM . PM PM
Vr. Salem .5:05 6:45 1;53 '5:00
Ar. Portland 7:15 '8:35 3:40 7:10
, Similar. Service Returning
' Extra fare
Viola Verclcr Kclan's Orchestra
. -. and return
Deluxe Motor Coaches
' " 9 to Portland daily.
A Boy A Girl A Moonlight Niffht
YonH Remember It - . ' ' ;
" ' PM-
Ar. Portland ., 4:35
Sat-and Sun. only
-. Simitar Service Katzming
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G hy trmln- ' return ty motor coack If yum'
i wUL SntlMm PaciOc rail tickets (imlM
' (dally rettrieled) m.rm ffoed on the
Jvr-crar motor cocH nting the conveci
enlly located ELitii Zt, TemaLs! Lt PorllaJ.
Phone F.0 xt 41 f
City Tlcict Oflico
-r 181 N. Liberty F,t.
riotor Coat rs cw Salern
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You'll call then the screen's
greatest lovers after you have
been thrilled by their unfor
gettable acting in this great
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