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I S ID ELIGHTS OFTH
Stage and Screen
Unstinted praise for "The'Shep
herd of the Hill." Harold Bell
Wright'e parly masterpiece, the
film version of which may be seen
at the Elsinore, yesterday was ac
corded by various prominent mem
bers of the clergy of Salem.
"The production of such pic
tures as 'The Shepherd of the
Hills' certainly should be'encour-
aged in every way possible. de
clared the Rev. Dr. II. D. Ctiam
bera. of the Episcopal church
here. "I was pleased to have mem
bers of my family witness it. and
they spore of it very highly."
Dr. Martin Ferrey was excep
tionally generous in his comment.
"It is a pleasure," he declared,
"to add my endorsement. "The
Shepherd of the Hills' is truly re
markable. Dr. F. C. Taylor, pastor of the
First Methodist church, offered
the opinion that 'The Shepherd of
the Hills' never has been pur
passed. He said he remembered
the theme keenly and with enjoy
QKNKRAL ELECTOR' OFFICIAL
Constant replacement of the hu
man factor by machinery in many .goats. Killed
of the time-honored Bpheres oflreoent snow.
. . I i
worn Bnouia cause graiuRauuu.
it was pointed out yesterday by C.
M. Ripley, of the General Electric
lompany, Schenectady. N. Y.. who
poke Thursday forenoon at Wal
ler Hall, of Willamette university,
before an audience of approxim
Mr. Ripley took the cases of
the hodcarrier and the man with
the hoe as examples in answering
tliote who apparently harbor a
grievance against the increasing
inroads of electricity upon manual
"Some felt it ruthless to throw
the poor old hodcarrier out of a
job." remarked Mr. Ripley. "But
think of the millions of jobs that
have been created by electricity.
Hodcarriers used to do the work
of animals; now they have better
jobs among the multitude of new
jobs created by electricity. Then
again, who would want to be a
hodcarrier on a thirty-story build
ing? "Not only is a higher standard
of living being brought about by
this increased and Increasing use
of electricity, but a higher stan
dard of dignity is being obtained
for labor. The man with the hoe.
poor old fellow, stolid, stunned,
brother to the ox, cannot be com
pared as a citizen with the man
with a tractor, a motor, or a ma
chine. One horse Dower is rough
ly ten men's muscle power. Take
farmer with a tractor, whicn lias
22 4ior8e power, and an old eec-
ond-hand Ford, which also has ii
horse power. That farmer's pro
ductivity is tremendously in
' creased over the old time farmer
VLithout these modern helps
"On this Ametkan continent.
productivity in agriculture, in
manufacturing, in mining, etc..
has been going up in the most re
markable way. Greater produc
tivity has brought higher i.wages
and more money has achieved the
higher standard of living
ner siaiiuaiu ui hiur. ;
..-n... ... oi .-ht.n iwwmiol
say the only way. to cut prices is
in cut wazes. The modern way is
to boost production. There are
to electric companies in London,
and one in Chicago. Thirty-nine
kinds of electricity sold in Lon
don. The Chicago pri e is half
that of the average London price.
Today the output per wage earner
in the average United States fac
tory is three times as much as in
the average British factory. Three
times more use is made of horse
power, that is why. That is also
why wages are nearly three times
as high; for high wages in indus
try depend on big power in indus
try." Mr. Ripley's discussion of powei
and its dirert result on life and
living conditions was prefaced by
an account of his airplaue travels
in Europe. The frequent stops
that he made in various countries
w ere illustrated with slide" of pic
tures from his own camera. He
was able to contrast in an inter
toting and humorous manner the
wav that neoDle in Europe and
Asia earn their daily bread and the
modern methods that have raised
tue standard of the American
6. T. CLUB COMES
MRS. M. V. JOHXSOX HOSTESS
AT SALEM HOME
ROBERTS. Or.. Jan. 19.
(Special.) Mrs. W. V. Johnson
was hostess to the G. T. club last
Thursday at her home in Salem
The members and friends who
were present and enjoyed the
luncheon and social hours after
Mrs. S. C. Davenport. Mrs.
George Higglns, Mrs. C. D. Query.
Mrs. B. D. Fidler. Mrs. N. P.
. Kugel, Mrs. F. J. Lainson. Mrs.
Forest Edwards. Mrs. L. F. Cly
mer. Mrs. Bud Stutesman. Mfs.
A. T. Macklln. Mrs. H. B. Car
penter and -Mrs. A. Johnson who
assisted In serving. Tne club win
meet next with Mrs. George Hig
glns on January 26.
J. P. Bressler, who had another
bad attack oja Monday, is getting
i The Community club met Sat
t or day night with a good attend
ance. Dr. V. A. Douglas of the
child " health demonstration gave
;a splendid talk. A short program
by people or the community was
.1-. 4.- A fr f Ka nTt mMtlnrl.. - i
. moii in.f -
on the fourth Saturday evening of
this month there will heav pot
"Jff'sSr? .SK. rS22:
court spent the week end with
ment, and looked forward to wit
nessing the film version.
"It is a great work you have,
certainly, my permission to en
do:ee it." remarked Dr. Thomas
Acheson, pastor of the Jason Lee
Said Dr. Charles Ward, of the
First Congregational church:
"'The Shepherd of the Hills' car
ries a great message. Let me add
my word of praise." Dr. Ward
felt that the theme has seldom
More and more persona are in
quiring regarding. "Man. Woman
and Sin." the great newspaper
yarn which is to be shown in pic
tures at the Elsinore next Tuesday
Wednesday. Thursday. Friday and
Saturday. Seldom is the true
spirit which surrounds the news
paper world givea to an alway-
interested public. This, however.
has been accomplished by the-emi
nent Jeanne Easels and John Gil
bert in "Man. Woman and Sin.
The film has Washington, D. C.
as a background.
Mrs. Betttncourt's parents at Lib
erty. James Fry lias started his in
cubators and will soon be selling
day old chicks.
James Bean ana Mrnn neisej ui
Salem were visitors with Paul Car
penter Sunday afternoon.
Albin Henningsen lost several
gdats. killed by dogs during toe
FORM STOCK F
Company Organize" to Take Arw
NEW YORK. Jan. 18 (API
Formation of a new company to
tnk over nublic stockyards hold
ings of Armaur and company of
Illinois, valued at between $4.
000.000 and $5,000,000 was re
vealed here today in plans for a
public offering of common and
preferred stock in the new con
cern. The action is in compliance
with a decree filed in the supreme,
court of the District of Columbia
Feb. 27. 1920, requiring Armour
and company to sell its interests
in public stockyards.
Stockyards involved are situated
in Sioux City. St. Paul. St. Joseph.
Mo.. Fort Worth, St. Louis. Oma
ha. Louisville. Newark. N. J.; Wil
waukee. Brighton. Mass.. North
Portland. Ore., and Cleveland.
Swift and company also are in
terested in these properties and it
is believed that they may consider
taking a slmiiar ;tep following
upon the Armour action.
The decree under which the sale
is being made was taken In the
case of the government against
the "big five" packers. Including
Swift and company. Armour and
company. Morris and company.
Wilson and Company. Inc., and
the Cudahy Packing company.
The packers were ordered to di
vest themselves of all holdings in
public stockyards, railroads and
terminals as well as their inter
dt in marki-t newsnaoers as well
las cold storage warehouses. The.
were to limit their activities prac-
tically to the wholesaling of meat.
eggs, butter, poultry ana cneese
and similar products.
Jury Returns Conviction
LONDON'. Jan 19. (API An
Old Bailey jury has convicted two
men of trafficking in British offi
cial military secrets in the inter
ests of Soviet Russia and dealt a
heavy blow to what the prosecu
tion termed "a dangerous spy or
ganization against the safety of
Wilfried Thomas McCartney, va
riously described as an English
man and as an Irish-American,
and George Hanson, a youthful
tierman, were each sentenced to
ten years penal servitude on the
McCartney was accused of being
the chief spy and Hanson his aide,
in obtaining and communicating
information useful to opponents
of Great Britain in warfare. While
admitting that not all engaged in
the spying oranization had been
trapped. Attorney General Hogg
asserted that the activities of the
arrested men had stopped before
material damage could be done
Summing up. the old chief jus
tice said that the accused had been
convicted of "terrible" offenses
and denounced them for traffick
ing in official secrets for gain un
inspired by any thought of serv
ing their own countries.
TELEVISION OVER OCEAN
Make Possible Vision of Faces
I SOOO Miles Away
LONDON. Jan. 19. (AP).
Television already has been suc
cessfully established between Lon
don and New York according to
G. Hutchinson, director of the
Baird Television company. Prior
to sailing on the Aquitania - for
New York. Mr. Hutchinson
announced that secret experiments
had been In progress for six weeks
.-J . . .4 with
isew xorx was. mu on
jong, it in, possible to see
d..l. though the feature, were
indiaUfu - t ? 7
THE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON.
Association Vaudeville Headliner
Bligh's Capitol Today
BUILDING PERMITS FOR YEAR
OREGON NORMAL SCHOOL,
Monmouth. Jan. 19. (Special.)
Monmouth commercial club held
its semi-monthly luncheon Tues
day with a good attendance of
business men present. Necessary
civic improvements for next year
were discussed by various mem
bers. as well as ways and means
for auch plans.
Mayor Morlan gave a report
concerning the building and im
Drovement permits issued by the
city during the past year, on the
vasis of which plans for the com'
ins year might be estimated. Ac
cording to the city records permits
were issued for buildings In the
value of $71,975. Of this amount
$59,600 represented houses of the
better class. $2,476 for small
buildings and private garages,
$9,900 for business buildings and
improvements and $5,181 for
2,038 linear feet of sidewalks and
grading and graveling unimproved
Mrs. Priscilla DeWitt,
Honored, Family Reunion
OREGON NORMAL SCHOOL
Monmouth. Jan. 19. (Special.)
Mrs. Priscilla DeWttt of Mon
mouth Is now In her 88th year
and is known to be the oldest wo
man in the community where she
has lived for the past 35 years, both privately and on the floor of
Mrs. DeWitt is the widow of J. P.jthe senate that the conference had
DeWitt, a veteran of the Civil war;Q UQ wse Rebuked" him.
who moved his family to Oregon
in 1889 I assurance
A family reunion was recently; of at least a dozen senators who
helda! Monmouth and was attend-; were established who were pres
ed by 44 of Mrs. De Witt's living ent that this was the case and that
descendants which nuraner
Last November Mrs. DeWitt -suf-
7?. . -i hmkpn
fered a fall and received broken;
coiiarooD jlutlon of confidence. A different
to the house since then.
Of a family of eight children version as to the withdrawal of
born to Mrs. DeWitt six are living.1 the "whereas" were given by sev
They are: James F. DeWitt of Pejeral senators who were present.
Dee: Mrs. Sadie Steveni. Port-,
land: Mrs. Margaret O urien. re
dee; Mrs. Laura Bojd cf rsew-
here: Mrs. Martha Niies of Port
land; Jesse DeWitt of Grants
BOURBONS VOTE AQalMCTj
SEN. HEFLIN IN UAUUUd
(Cootlnued from PM
ine" and the New York governor,
but explained that the party con
ference. had taken the precise ac
tion which he would have expec
ted to take.
"I endorse his (Robinson's)
leadership myself In the main,"
he said. "I differ from him on
some things. I could not expect
them to remove him. But it was a
sort of whitewash arrangement;
they expressed confidence in him
and were willing for him to re
main on the committee."
The democrats refrained from
again locking horns with the
portly senator from Alabama but
for the first time a voice was rais
ed from the republican side. It
was that of Senator Moses of New
"I am surprised," he said, "to
confront the complete andabject
surrender which the senator from
this is salem's
"TUB BONO IS
W m W-" 'W'
Alabama has made since yester
day afternoon when he breathed
out fire and slaughter here, de-!
fied the leader of his party, bared
his breast to the barbs of any
ecclesiastical combination which
might be brought together, ad
mitted his willingness to submit
himself to the dagger or the poi
son cup and now this morning re
Heflin Denies Statements
"I have recanted nothing," Hef
lin protested. "When the senator
from New Hampshire says I have
recanted he states that which he
knows is not true."
Both the attacks on Catholi
cism and on Smith were forcibly
brought to the front in the con
ference by Senator Bruce of Mary
land, who once last session took
open issue with. Heflin on the
fioor of the senate.
The Marylander declared that
he thought it was "an evil day
when any candidate for the pres
idency can be attacked from his
sectarian character when his gen
eral fitness for the office is uni
versally recognized." He added
that "the sort of bigotry" in which
he charged Heflin engaged would
drive Catholics from democratic
.ranks into the republican party.
"If the democratic party Is be
come to a Catholic-baiting party,
declared Bruce, "I for one will;
get out of it."
Despite these remarks by Bruce
and similar ones by Senator Cope-
land of New York, Heflin insisted
.tthe conference had insisted upon
eiiminatine two "whereas" wereT
eMmmaung. lwo wnereas werei
Jn the orlginal draft of the reso
WALSH HEADS WEST
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. Jan. 19.
(AP) Jerome Walsh, attorney!
for William Edward Hickman.!
dicaUng he would not ask a con
tiuuance of the case when it is
called for trial next Wednesday.
MARINES IN FIGHT
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19. (AP1)
A patrol of marines was attack
ed at El Sance. near Leon, Nicara
gua Tuesday morning at 10:30
o'clock and repulsed the enemy
after killing one man, the navy de
partment was informed today
IRON WORKS SOLD
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19.
(AP) W. M. Tompkins, coast
representative of the Continental
Can company, announced here to
day that the company will pur
chase the Seattle-Astoria Iron
works, at Seattle, Wash., on Jan
uary 31. The price was kept se
cret, except for the statement that
the consideration is more than
FRIDAY. MORNING, JANUARY 20, 1928
HOG TO FLORIDA
A. N. Dderfler and Cass A.
Nichols hare; arrived in Salem, re
turning from exhibiting hogs at
the big show at Ogden, Utah. Mr.
Doerfler exhibited Durocs and
Nichols Chester Whites. Both
made practically a- clean sweep in
the show ring, this in face of
strong competition. They report
good sales for their breeding stock
and verr satisfactory prices. While
at the show Mr. Doerfler sold his'
wen Known ooar super vuiuuci;
101, he going to a large breeding'.
farm in Florida. The new owner
will exhibit! him at the Denver
show and afterwards at Miami,
Florida, and he will then be taken
to the owners farm and used for
breeding. While Mr. Nichols
chief exhibit consists of his herd
of Chester Whites, he also has a
few Poland Chinas and one of his
young boars was awarded grand
champion in the Poland China
class, the highest award in the
:' Hogs from these herds have
won consistently at all of the lead
ing shows in the west. Mr. Nichols
lives about ; five miles east from
Salem, and Mr. Doerfler a little
farther out, but gets his mail at
DENY SEAT IN SENATE
I TO SMITH OF ILLINOIS
(Continued from 1.)
Brookhart. Capper, Couzens. Cur
tis, Dale Frazier, Gooding, Howell,
Johnson, Jones, La Follette, Mc-
Master, McNary, Norbeck, Norrls.
Nye, Robinson of Indiana, Steiwer
and Willis 21.
Bourbon Total 39
Democrats: Ashhurst, Barkley,
Bayard, Black. Broussard, Bruce-,
Caraway, Copeland. Dill, Ferris,
George, Gregory, Glass, "-Harris,
Harrison, Hawes, Hayden, Heflin,
Kendrick, McKellar, Mayfield,
Neely, Overman, Pittman, Reed of
Missouri, Robinson of Arkansas,
Sheppard, Simmons, Smith, Ste
phens, Swanson. Thomas, Tram
mell Tydings, Wagner, Walsh of
Mass.. Walsh of Montana, Brat ton
and Wheeler 39.
Farmer Labor, Shipstead 1.
Against declaring Smith's seat
Republicans: mngnam. Cutting.
Deneen, Fess, Giliett, Gould,
Greene, Hale, Keys, McLean, Met
calf, Moses, Oddie, Phlpps.- Pine,
Reed of Pennsylvania, Shortridge,
Smoot, Warren. Waterman, Wat
Democrats: Blease and Steck
2- . w j
i auo r ci u auuuuuv.d o av
Edwafds. democrat, for, with
King, democrat, against; Fletcher,
democrat, for, with Dupont, re
publican, against; Tyson, demo
crat, for, with Schall, republican,
Two More Oppose Smith
It was announced that Senators
Ransdell, democrat and Sackett.
republican, would have voted for
the resolution had they been pres
ent. Senators Goff and Edge were
'.Si wlinoul P1-.
B tne angUage of Its resolu-
tion declaring that "a acancy ex
ists in the representation of the
state of Illinois in the United
States senate." senators said the
senate put; Governor Small on no
tice that it was ready to consider
the credentials of an appointee to
fill the vacancy.
Some of the leading constitu
tional lawyers among the senators
declared that this action of the
lf.y.l.Ttca ine liliaois 6 CU011
point forthwith. Legal advisers
of Smith disputed this contention
however, holding that Governor
jji Matinees 35c
JkS ?f Evenings .50c
TIV Children 10c
Wll l.i l. I IWI II
I i worn
Small could not act until Smith
formally tendered hie resignation.
Huge Stash Fund Cited
Ths exclusion of Smith was
baaed primarily upon his accept
ance at the time he still was chalr
m.n nf ti TUinnis commission of
more than $200,000 in campaign
contributions to his primary tunu
by Samuel Insull of Chicago and
other officials of Illinois public
utilities, some of whom were not
even residents of that state.
These contributions as disclosed
in the investigation by the Reed
oin.K tnntt committee, as well as
expenditures totalling more than
$450,000 were recited in tne res-
l ... I I. I I. Vi ilarlaTAjl thill
UIU11UU n uii u i w . v. -
tha PfoTitmirp hnd exoenditure ot
such sums were "contrary to sounc
public policy, paramount to the
dignity and honor or the senate
and dangerous to the perpetuity
of free government."
Curtis of Kansas, the republi
can leader and Jones of Washing
ton, the majority "whip" were
among the 21 republicans who
Joined forces with 39 democrats
and the one farmer-labor. Ship
stead of Minnesota. In excluding
the Illinois republican senator
elect. DR. ALLEN ELECTED
CAL SOCIETY MEETS
The Polk-Yamhill-Marion Medi
cal society held its annual meet
ing Tuesday evening, January 17.
A dinner was served to the mem
bers of the society at the Gray
Belle. The society was addressed
by Dr. Marr Bisaillon oftPortland
and Dr. H. A. Gueffroy of Salem.
The following officers were
elected for the cominy year:
President: Dr. W. W Allen of
Mill City: first vice president, Dr
J. O. VanWinkle of Jefferson; sec
ond vice president. Dr. Mary Row
land of Salem: third vice presi
dent. Dr. F. H. Bowersox of Mon
mouth; secretary-treasurer. Dr. W.
W. Baum of Salem.
JAMES LAYTON HALL
' Coming asa great shock to the
familv and friends was the death
of little James Layton Hall, who
died January 14. 1928. at 9:40 a.
m. from pneumonia. Sick for only
a few hours, he had been feeling
well until early that morning. He
was two months and ten days old.
He is survived by his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James J. Hall; his sister.
Thelma Mae, and his grandpar
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Layton
and an uncle, Richard H. Layton.
Funeral services were held Janu
ary 16 at 1:30 p. m. Burial was
In Cityview cemetery.
MARSH FIELD, Ore.. Jan. 19.
(AP) Ben S. Kirk, 21, struck
by falling tree in logging camp
near Myrtle Point yesterday, died
today. A two thousand dollar in
surance policy on his life lapsed
two weeks ago. He is survived by
MEDFORD HI LOSES
MEDFORD, Ore.. Jan. 19.
(AP). The Southern Oregon Nor
mal school basketball team of
Ashland defeated Medford last
night 32 to 30 In a' hard fought
contest that was in doubt until
the final whistle
The only British nobleman of
American ancestry is William
Waldorf, Viscount Astor, a direct
descendant of John Jacob Astor,
according to an answered question
MRS. .NELLIE McOONNEIX
HEADS SOOTTS MILLS LODGB
r..rtwo iurr.r.s Ore.. Jan. 19.
owns ' ,
(Special) The Royal felgh
bors installed their officers Wed
nesday evening. Mrs Josie Hart-
man, being the installing un.w..
After installation a pot luck sup
per was served.
Officers installed were:
Oracle. Nellie McConnel; vice
vfarrorv SheDherd: past
oracle. Mary Groshong; chancellor
Addie Smith; marsnai. i r i o
Dunagan; assistant" marshal. Nor
ma McConnell; recording secre
tary, Nellie Amundsen; receiver,
cHith Hnrr inside sentinel. An
nette Hicks; outside sentinel, Elva
Land wing; musician, Delia tron.
rantain. Pauline Swartout; man
ager. Cora Whitlock.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Bark hurst
of Portland visited Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Hicks recently.
Mrs. Arthur Rich has returned
home from Aumsville, where she
has been caring for her mother
who was ill-
G. W. Myers and Fred Losinger
were visitors in Molalla Monday
Mrs. J. M. Groshong has re
turned home from Silverton.
where she has been visiting her
sister, Mrs. Kaiser.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Shepherd
were Silverton visitors Saturday
J. O. Dixon and Merle Scott
were in Portland Friday on busi
ness. Mrs. Jno Kinser and daughter
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Why do so many, many babies
of today escape all the little fret
ful spells and infantile ailments
that used to worry . mothers
through the day, and keep them
up half the night?
If you don't know the answer,
you haven't discovered pure,
harmless Castorla. It is sweet to
the taste, and sweet in the little
stomach. And Its gentle Influ
ence seems felt all through the
tiny system. Not even a distaste
ful dose of castor oil does so much
good. And it Is so pleasant to
take. Taste it yourself, and you'll
know why "Children Cry for It."
Fletcher's Castoria Is purely
vegetable, go you may give It free
ly, at first sign of colic; or when
you even suspect the approach of
constipation; or diarrhea. Or
those many times when you Just
don't know what is the matter.
For real sickness, call the doctor.
always. At other times, a few
drops of Fletcher's Castoria. See
how quickly all fretfulness or
wakefulness will cease!
only one word of warning: the
above advice is true of genuine
THE DESERT FLOWER
LOWER FLOOR: 1st 7 rows, $1.50 ; Next 11
rows, $2.00; Last 7 rows, $1.50.
BALCONY : 1st 2 rows, $1.50; Next 8 rows,
$1.00; Last 7 rows, 75c
BOX OFFICE NOW OPEN
Nellie were Salem visitors Tuei.
I Mr.' and Mrs. w. t. Hogg tU
Ahrated their 20th weddlnz unni.
versary -Saturday evening atthi
nOuIO. Ill Tcum was 9irui ft
playing: cards and dancing, afn-r
which a delicious luncn was serv
ed. "' .
Mr. and Mrs. Hoke: were nr ..
sented with a tea set of dishes ,
Mrs. J. H. Kinser. who has l.
quite ill. is in Salem taking ti-a .
Miss Loraine Hogg of Salem vn.
ited her parents here over tj--,
Allan Bellinger returned ho .
Sundav from Portland when- i ...
had been consulting a specialist
Commonwealth Head Here
A new official visitor at
Marion county child health
onstration this week is Barr
Smith, director of the common
wealth fund which is financing
the demonstration. Smith arrive i
Thursday from New York and wilt
remain here the remainder of thi-i
week, conferring with Direr; nr
William De Klelne.
From Salem, Mr. Smith will - ,
to Los Angeles where the fund u
interested In a child guiikuu..
STORM DAMAGE GREAT
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 1!.
(AP). A windstorm today Ham
aged houses in the western pan ..;
Louisville and at Snivel)-, serkm,
ly injured two men and cau.v t
damage of $100,000.
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Castoria." the kind called Fleuii
er's, bearing Fletcher's signature
Is genuine and does not contain
opiates or any other drug that can
5v v ; Vv
harm your baby. Other prepara
tions 'may be Just as free from
harm; the writer does not kno
as to that, but does know oi.w
family whose children will nevei
make the experiment!
SPECIAL NOTE.: With every
bottle of genuine Fletcher's Cas
toria is wrapped a book on "Car"
and Feeding of Babies" worth in
Children Cry for