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: Capitol Theater
Gene Cameron. Holmes Herbert
Sammy Cohen, Ted McNamara,
and - Jady Kin head the cast of
"The Gay Retreat. Fox Films
spirited war comedy which comes
to the Capitol theater Sunday y
: Unlike most war comedies there
Is a definite plot, and a decidedly
different angle on the "Great Un
pleasantness" In tfils clever bit of
comedy, which ' mores Quickly
from one situation to another. And
besides the comedy there are
.enough thrills to keep any audi
ence In suspense.
Ben Stoloff. ace ot comedy di
rectors, who ; has been directing
dramatic productions, 'produced
the film for Fox. The story Itself
is the adaptation of an original
yarn by William Conselmann and
On the stage will be presented
fire good Ackerman and Harris
vaudeville acts as follows:
. Claude Burke, ventriloquist
and his partner.
Golden Gate Quartet. i
Eddie Rogers, comedian.
Ed Hayes, character comedian.
Sharif and Colt, In songs and di
; Tm getting the biggest thrill
'of my career out ot playing. this
role," said Betty Bronson. (the
"Peter Pan" girl, during filming
of the Paramount-ZaneTGrey pro
duction "Open Range which shows
at the Elsinore today.
"I hare never played In a West
ern picture before," the dlminu
tlre actress said, "and I'm find
ing that: I hare been missing
something. AH of us, I believe,
want to hare a lot of new exper
iences. When ; this picture is fin-;
lshed I will have crowded enough
of them Into six weeks to last me
for another six mont hs.
' "I drive a team of horsee In a
buggy; race , I ride u careening
carriage in a dangerous runaway.
I slide down a. rope-On the hero's
back. I fight iwlth the villain. ? 1
shoot it Indians And-1 lired for
a week ln the most . beautiful
place I have ever seenZioa Na
tional 'j Park iriTJtaht' where we
I made many, scenes.",. -
Lane Chandler, newly discover-
ed screen actor, " plays- opposite
Miss Bronson in - "Open Range"
which' was ' directed ; by Clifford
Smith. Fred Kohler "wolf of the
creen" plays the villain. A cattle
stampede and an Indian fight pro
ride the , thrilling climax in the
scenario written by John Stone
and J. Walter Ruben. -
An added feature at the Elsi
nore theater this evening willbe
he appearance , of Dorothy, Lewis
who has 'been singing oxer the ra
dio KGW of j Portland. She has
delighted the radio tans with her
wonderful gfnging and they , will
want to see her here tonight. She
will sing; "Sweet Mystery of Life'
from Naughty Marietta, "My Heart
as Thy eweet voice" from Sam
son .at Delilah, : "The Desert Song'
from the Desert Song. She will be
in Salem for only the one erening.
PHILLIPS TO OFFICE
Local Man Made Secretary
of Association; Policies
- . " Outlined
PORTLAND Dec. 2. (AP)
i;o wholesale closing of coast Fix
ers to commercial fishing Is con
templated by sportsmen of Oregon
now, or In the immediate" future.
' This was a fact made plain at
the , annual session of he Oregon
Gams Protective association to
day, with 108 delegates represent
ing twenty local i sportsmen's or
ganizations from all parts of the
btate in attendance.
For sereral days before the
association met threats had been
- spread that unless a resolution
wa3 adopted f aroring the closing
to commercial . fishing of erery
stream that flows into the Pacific
ocean within the boundaries of
Oregon, the meeting would be dis
, But none of the advocates of
this radical measure made an ap
pearance today, and Will R.
, Lewis, president of the Multno
mah Anglers' and Hunters club,
ia a speech before the delegates,
declared that his organization is
opposed to any such legislation.'
"We closed the Big and Little
Nestucca rivers, the Willamette,
the' Wahana and the Necanicum
this rear." Lewis said, "and we
are watting to see how this action
will work out. So far as I know,
not a single member of our organ
ization of 1500 members has in
m'nd the closing ' of any : other
streams. -, . ...... .
The annual election of officers
took place at the meeting. Ed
Piasecki of Dallas, was elected
president and the following others
Were chosen: Secretary-treasurer.
Clarence B. Phillips Salem: dl
rectors, first : district Dr:: W. G
Hoffman, McMinnville, .Henry
Ward, Portland: second district.
G. E. Wamscott, Roseburg. and
Ralph Cowgill, Medford: third dis
trict. P. J. Stubbleman, The
Dalles and F. L. Brown, The
Dalles: fourth district. Dr. J. C
Vandevert, Bend and O. D.
Matthew's Klamath Falls.
: Harold Clifford, Oregon state
, game warden, spoke briefly and
thanked sportsmen of Oregon for
the coo Deration they hare extend-
v.. A . An- !,. .!
pression .continues strong that
Count von Bernstorff wished to
fix the importance of the revision
article firmly In the mind of the
committee when it comes to study
ing how certain other articles
more immediately linked with the
problem of security may be creat
ed as this basis of disarmament.
The opinion held by the so call
ed allied powers is that security
Is best guaranteed by recognizing
as. sacred all' existing treaties.
The treaty of Versailles prorides
for evacuation by 1835 prorided
Germany has i fulfilled all her in
ternational obligations under the
treaty of Versailles. - t
This means that Germany must
also fulfill her reparations obli
gations under the Dawes plan and
that if her' financial commitments
are not lired Tip to, the' allied oc
cupation could continue Hence,
it is argued, Germany" possesses a
real interest in securing alteration
ot the financial stipulations of the
treaty. . j ' -
SHOWS AT CAPITOL MORROW
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m. -ia .
G DHLS. OF SALE)I IIIGn SCHOOL
' VltXS ACTIVITIES
Former W. U. Vocalists
; Please4 Salem "Audience
Effort Made To Show
Charged With Murder
Not There At Time .
By Rozella Bunch
- An enthusiastic welcome was
offered those two most popular
Willamette txnlrersitj singers, P.
M. Bllnkinsop and Everett H. Cra
ven, who in company with two
other splendid artisU, Granville D.
Morgan and Carol B. Shear of
Portland appeared last night in
concert In Waller Hall on the WU-j
lamette Unirersity: campus. .
The audience which filled the
hall was vastly 'pleased with' each
acio and ensemble number and
clamored without stint for . more
so that the length of the program
was practically doubled before the
music-loving public in attendance
was appeased. : - ?
- Br. BlenklnsoD and Mr. Craven
tre well known In Salem for, their
ringing while members of the Wil
lamette university, glee club four
years ago. The greater (part of
their musital training was - re
ceived from Professor Emory W.
Hobson, head of the Willamette
unlrerslty school of music, , J . J
Granville D. Morgan and Carol
Shear who were heard last
night for the first time in Salem
also met with enthusiastic ap-
proval. : ' .
Miss Jean Harper, who is one
of the best-known pianists in Port
land accompanied the quartet in
a thoroughly able and pleasing
manner. . - v
The program opened with the
"Winter Song" ( Ballard ) which
was followed by the amusing en
core, "Hie Away Home.'
J Mr. Craven and Mr. Blenkinsop
won the. hearts of each member of
the audience with their singing of
'The Merry. Vagabond" (Gordon).
Responding to the insistent plaud
its - of ' the - audience they sang
Carol - B; Shear, second tenor,
sang as a solo number, the "Slave
Song" (Del Rlego) with clear
enunciation, style, and imagina
tion. The encore, "Two Little
Miss Harper played as a piano
solo. "The King's Ball" (Korn
gold) with an emotional force that
stirred ' the audience which de
manded an encore, Brahm's "A
Flat Major Waltz."
As a solo number, Everett Cra
ven sang "The Grey Wolf " s
song: well suited to his unusual
baritone voice. He also responded
with an encore.
The first half of the program
closed with a medley sung by the
- The popular song, "Tim Roon
ey's at the Fightin" ( Flynn )
which opened the second half of
the program, was sung in a de
lightful way by this brilliant ensemble.
ilence with his exceptional sineine.
: f - ' 5 ; ; j His solo number was "Song of Hu-
Jj brias and Cretan" (Elliott) which
. "r," ang in a bass voice of a roll
Officer candidates for "the new
ly organised, girls league at Salem
high schoof were introduced at a
special assembly for girls yester
The election will be , by ballot
next Tuesday afternoon under the
supervision of Dean Mabel Rob
ertson. - A"---
Lucille Cummings and Gertrude
Oehler are candidates for the of
fice of president. -
Other nominations' made last
week were as follows: rice-presi
dent, Edith s Henks and Esther
Wood; treasurer, Bertha Babcock
and Faye Henderson ; secretary.
Lorraine Gregg, and Lucille Har-
land; ' chairman 'of vthe constitu
tional committee, Betty Shipley
and Eiolae White.
The nominating committee con
sisted of . Dean Robertson, . Edith
Findley, . Myrtle Murphy, Mabel
Cupper, and Annabelle Tooze. '
The big sister" movement will
begone of the primary functions
of the league which is being pat
terned after similar organizations
in high aqfceols of Salem's size,
The successful candidate for
president will attend the student
convention at Eugene. .
arrive today was Charles A Raw
son, of ' Iowa. : He reported senti
ment for Frank O.'- Lowden as
strong as ever in his state and
also that Vice President Dawes
could be looked upon as Lowden's
heir in event the former Illi
nois governor showed insufficient
strength In the balloting.
WESTERN BLOC HITS
(CBtiDae4 from pK 1)
pendents would take if the re
quested assurance- Trero not forth
coming, but the uovious alterna
tive seems to be. opposition to the
'republican organization slate. In
Three of the outstanding mem
bers of the independent group
Borah, of Idaho; Norris. of Ne
braska, and Brookhart, of Iowa
did pot sign the letter to Curtis.
Borah and Brookhart are I not in
accord: with the. proposal, tor a
McNary-Haugen bill "With its
equalization fee. while no reasons
were given why Norris did not
STILL ANOTHER CASE
i PORTLAND Dec. 2 (AP)
Another case of infantile paralysis
was reported to the city health of-
fce today, making eleven such
cases now in the city. The new
case was that of Lois Hannan, 7
years old. .... -
JOIN NATIONAL ORDER
CONVICT BURKE WHEN
t CASE GOES TO JURY
. CaUue4 frnm p( t)
: 115.000 bond. "
'Burke maintained his customary
composure as the verdict was read.
He was rislbiy nervous, however,
during the few minutes before the
word "guilty'! was reached In- the
reading of the verdict, but immed!-.
ately after, smiled broadly" and
placed a consoling arm upon the
shoulder of Chester Shepherd, de
Shepherd announced that a mo
tion for an appeal would be made
v"ln the Immediate future.
The sentence for the charge on
which Barke was convicted ranges
from one to 20 years. A fine up
to $5,000 Is optional with the
court. - '
MAYS LANDING, N. J.. Dec. 2
(AP). Margaret Lilllendahl
ana wuiis Beach, who for four
days were pictured through prose
cution witnesses as the murderers
of the ; woman's aged husband,
were presented to the jury today
in -the light. of innocent and in
jured persons entirely unconnect-
3d with the crime.
Opening addresses for the de
fense were delivered whfn rnnrt
opened and during the remainder
of the day the bulk of the defense
testimony " was presented, al
though the dramatic moment will
not be reached until the defend
ants themselves tak the stand to
tell their own stories. - , j
Today' testimony was to the et-j
feet that Beach was. nowhere near
the scene of, the crime when Dr.
A. William LHUiendahl was shot
to. death, that two negroes I were j
there and fled as if pursued by the
shadow of death t itself and that
there was no motive for the de
fendants to have committed : the
criinv. t -), ,, ,. J rfv e. .
Beach waa supposed: to present
his witnesses first and i then Mrs.
LUliendahl's were to go on, but
h many of the women, men and
children called to the sUnd were
witnesses for both defendants that
it waa decided to let both defense
Mrs. Stephen Girard, district or
ganizer of the Order Of Best
Friends of the Eagles has recently
conducted the " services iecessary
to 'affiliate the Salem braneh with
the national order. i -
There were about 64: members
present to be taken into i the na
tional order, although there are
in all 75 charter members. The
officers and' their assistants
elected are: Mrs. Gussle Shaw.j
MIna Myers, Elsie. Eshelman, Lulu
Royal, Mary Sundquistj Velma
DuBois, Lulu Seagrove, . Julia
Jones, Mary Aplin, Emma Becker,
SUvia Roberts and Fern j Crosier.
Mrs. Girard in her. most charm
ing .manner gave implicit i direc-
ing, magnetic quality; warm, flex
ible, and vibrant with power.
. Other numbers given by the
quartet were the beautiful ballad
"Drink to Me Only With Thine
Eyes " "Dab's Gwlnter be a Lan'-
slide" (Strickland); and "I Don
In a tenor voice of notable
beauty Granville Morgan sang
"The Old Jtefrain" (Offenbach)
ft d also "Noon and Night" (Haw-
Perhaps the climax of the eve
ning came with the singing of the
duet 'The Gendarmes" by Mr.
Craven and Mr. Blenkinsop, which
won prolonged applause from the
The program closed with the
Kin v l n cy w v n a tn w
. . . i- -'oo ws, ucauuiui buuk
wUU u 'Name's Praise of God" (Beet
boven) sung by Mr. Craven. Mr.
GERMANY WANTS 1918
;" TREATIES MADE OVER
, (Con tinned from 1), - T
isterested In the possible rerl
sion of all treaties which V are
found inapplicable ; and" the dis
continuance of international con
ditions which, unchanged, might
endanger peace.". . . ..
! It wa3 further remarked, that if
Germany really had any Intentions
cT making ucb a move, it would
? : Foreign Minister Etresemann
! --'f, vtO WPuld do it;-.-; - ,
in order to save time.
The alibi for Beach was built
up from testimony t'of almost a
score of witnesses. J He was seen
driving near his home in the early
morning of- the -day of the crime
by two women and a man. At
10:30 o'clock he was said to bare
been in hla ewn home by his son,
Ray, and Ray's wife said her father-in-law
stayed right there until
lunch at noon. - ; -
The three had lunch together
and at J 2: 30 Willis Beach drore
awny In his -car. . -This was corro
borated by 4 carpenter who was
doing . some work around the
Beach home. At 1:15, three wit
nesses testified that he arrived at
the office of a grave yard monu
ment factory in Hammonton and
testimony followed that from then
until 4 o'clock he was with, one
of these three. Previous , testi
mony had placed him back at his
home village of Vlneland about
five. ' ; - ; . - .
The klllinr took place shortly
after noon on a lonely lane off the
Atslon road,- a position he could
not possibly have reached if "the
testimony of all the alibi, witness
es., was correct.
RH tH Classified Ads
of the national order.
Every lady whose husband is a
member of the Fraternal Order
of Eagles is urgently requested to
join the order, for her own good
and the good she may. render to
others. There are many new
members being voted on at each
meeting, and now is a splendid
time J come into the orders A
series of benefit card parties has
been in progress,' and this mora
ing there will be a bazaar and
cooked food sale at the 8. P.
ticket office for the benefit of the
order. Among other activities of
the auxiliary are the sewing circK
card parties and dancing.
THOUSANDS SEE NEWEST
MODEL FORD IN, SALEM
-(Continued trom pmgm 1)
old model T. FordJ than iFulton's
steamboat looked like the modern
greyhounds of the sea.' It b4 ti',
the beauty and grace of the hig !
priced cars. ; The radiator is iden
tical with" that' of a Lincoln; .The
fnndra arm wide and heavy. - At-
attorneys question any one caUedl tractlye Ford bum per adorn th
ends of it. Five : demountable
wheels of the steel spoke type go
with each car. A speedometer has
been added. Larger plate glass
windows are an attractive feature.
This and a dozen other improve
ments make it, without question.
one lot the classiest : little cars
ever -produced." i "
U Only Fire in State
- The car shown In Salem is one
of five in the state at this time.
It was taken to Albany early this
morning for a similar : demonstra
tion there today. The other towns
in Oregon that had cars to show
yesterday were: Portland, Pen
dleton. Eugene and Medford. The
Valley Motor Co., 1 local Ford
agency, doe not; expect that 'it
will have the hew model cars for
delivery before' February.; ,
Blenkinsop, Mr. Shear, and Mr.
Morgan, the four singers who pre-
ruted a most successful concert
NORTH SALEM PEOPLE,
OPPOSE BURNER THERE
(Coa tinned fro 9ti 1) '
sites do not meet, with the fa tor
oi the committee. , .'
No Teport will be made at the
council meeting Monday night un
less a reply ia received f roa the
eastern office of the Oregon Tlec
tric approving the sala cf ths
. In . "
On the Stage
, t . ?
and , - .
In Biz Vaudeville Revue
FAVOR DETROIT FOR
! G. 0. P. CONVENTION
(Coatiiimed from para 1)
that an amplification of his "do
not choose" statement is not 'an
Coolldge Address Slated
The president will address the
committee members late Tuesday
atthe White House but there is
no indication that he will discuss
his own political future.
iThe viewpoint of some commit
tee men Is that the only thing to
do is to begin to look more ser
iously upon other candidates who
have been mentioned and to let
the word go out to their respec
tive campaigners that they might
as well get busy.
One of today's arrivals, Pat
Sullivan, committee man from Wy
oming, said that in his opinion
there was no question that Mr.
Coolldge was definitely out of the
running. He said not only would
Wyoming send a delegation to the
convention for Secretary Hoover
but that it would refuse to partic
ipate in any attempt to secure the
nomination for President Coolldge
as a sudden, dramatic move.
'- No Deadlock Anticipated
He said he could not agree
with some politicians that the con
vention would deadlock , and sud
denly nominate Mr. Coolldge as
the. results of an emotional demonstration.
ln spite of Vice President Dawes
declaration that he is not a can
didate. Mr. Sullivan declared that
the rice president also has con
siderable strength in Wyoming
and runs a second choice to the
Another committee man t o
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