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HE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM. OREGON. SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, 1928
AT CSPITDL FINE
Five Excellent Acts To Be
Presented Today Only;
Five good acts billed from the
WestTTJoast Liberty theater of
Port tend, comes to Salem for one!
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aay oniy. un ine dim me aeauune
art Is Jack Balford announcing
Radio Station JOT (Broadcasting
Happiness). The act is full of
good musical material, there be
ing two very pretty girls who de
light with their fresh youthful
voices. They are Ines King and
Mildred Walford. Frank Owens,
the ace of radio pianists and Sun
burnt Jum, who needs no intro
dnction to local radio fans, assist
on the bill. Jack Walford. re
puted to be New York's most pop
ular announcer, with his fund of
spontaneous humor, will handle
This Is an act marked by snappy
songs, bits of comedy chattel and
an abundance of extraordinary
comedy dancing. The numbers
offered are very clever and Allen
and Francis have gained a wide
reputation for theft skill as ver
satile entertainers and their act
Invariably evokes a generous ap
plause. A colored boy who sings, dances
and plays a ukelele. Is featured by
Geo. White in Shuffle Along
(Chicago east) and by Fanchon
and Marco in several "Ideas."
Welle comes to us from the
big tops, where be has been one
of the features. He has many
novelties in his work and keeps
&ti-'Jd audience on edge while per-
?J- forming his many feats. The feats
presented necessarily require
strength and cleverness, some
standard and some novel, estab
lishing thi fact that Welle pre
sents a peiformance distinctly dif
ferent from all other acts of like
kind and done with ease and pre-'
cision. making his feats appear
BIG TIME ACTS
Meritorious One Act Playlet
- To Be Interesting Part
The virtue of tne coming Asso
ciation vaudeville bill to be given
at the Capitol Friday lies in it?
cid time variety, which is the
distinct field of vaudeville. Its
attractions include a giant, a
midsret. a clean rich burlesque
team, an artistic posing act. a
musical novelty snd a meritorious
ewe act playlet. The last named,
presented by Charles Horn and
rompany headlines the bill. Writ
ten -by Harry Holman and Steve
Ch.implin. "Adam Kiljoy" crowds
a whole evening of laughs into n
few brief- but exciting moments
This sparkling little farce comedy
prcsentF a clever plot unfolded
by capable actors.
Carlson and Beasley will offer
an absurdity entitled "Higher &
Lower," In which pungent wit and
humorous antics divide honors.
A contrast in appearance will
be viewed In the persons of More
aad Shy, a man more than six feet
tall, weighing 40f pounds, and
soother less than four feet in
height with an avoirdupois of. 87
pounds. They will sing, dance
talk and Introduce some knock
"A study in Art" is the name of
the act to be presented by Irma
Mild and Company, a young lady
-toe dancer and two male equili
The Chapmans are versatile
musicians, playing saxophone
clarinet, bagpipe, marimba and
harp. They are billed as "The
Musical Globe Trotters."
PROGRAM GIVK.N BY ) BROOKS
BROOKS. Jan. 21. (Special)
The Jinx social given by the
ladies of the Evangelical church
was a Buccess financially and so
cially. The church was filled with
an appreciative audience.
The 'program was as follows;
Greeting by Jeanette Evans: Song
by Jhf audience; recitation by
Stanley Lapin; reading by Mrs.
Virgil Loomls; reading by Rev.
Able; song by the audience; piano
solo'by Anna Marie Dunlavy; vo
cal solo by Albert Egan; prayer
by Rev. Able; song by the audi
ence; vocal solo by Anna Marie
Dunlavy; , benediction by Rev.
' Orchestra music by the follow
ing; piaBOMrar08car Smith; vio
lins. Earf I shorn and Merle Mat
thes; saxophone, Em 11 Wolfe;
fdrsVDelberj RK 5
V;:Mrs. Loomls, Albert Egan, Mr.
f Able nd Marie .Dunlary respond-
- .- VnoVvat tr otl ' A aMvar offer! n was
fj ;--taBen ana a toiai oi ia.i o
12 Ruined.' This ai first of a aeries
M . of socials that will be given, tak-l
Ink in talent la the different parts!
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JOHN OAftROU' 4 Kit SWAM i 'HIGH SCMOOt MCSO WUUMM M AjrAp
True high school atmosphere
with Its study and humor, has
been faithfully maintained In Fox
Firms "High School Hero." Neith
er time nor expense has been
spared to make It a realistic comedy-drama
of the American youth
The first thing that proved Di
rector David Butler was going to
make It a typical story of youth
was the selection of his cast. Mr.
Butler chose some of the most
promising of the newcomers to
the screen for the leading parts.
Sally Phlpps, latest discovery
and roguelsh red headed young
ster who has come to the front
ranks of film players during the
last year, has the leading feminine
role. The three youths who play
her boy friends are three boys still
In their teens Nick Stuart. David
Rollins and John Darrow.
After Mr Butler has chosen his!
cast the next thing was to find an
appropriate locale " for the story,
not merely a movie setting. He
arranged with the officials of
Hollywood High School and the
From Ice Floe Upon Lake
DETROIT, Jan. 21. (AP)
The white collie dog of the Lakej
St. Clair Ice floe lives.
Although hts feet and his tail
are frozen, the collie, the object
of perilous fescue attempts over
a period of three days and final
ly reported humanly put to death
by an officer's bullet to spare
hfm from suffering, has been
safely brought ashore.
The dog was rescued today by
Emmett Pentecost who rescued
thr animal a half mile out in the
lake, his feet -and tail frozen sol
id In his prison, but still able to
yelp for help.
By some strange turn of fate
the dog had escaped the death to
which his would be rescuers had
left him, even to avoiding the
More Than 50 Huge Exhibits
Being Prepared For
Event Next Month
Details of the most elaborate
and expressive "Better-Homes
Exposition ever staged in this
part of the state are being rapid
ly whipped Into shape. When the
show opens Its week's engagement
beginning Monday, February 13.
Salem's armory will contain more
than fifty massive exhibits, each
Planned by experts to arrest the
attention of home-loving people
in some startling manner.
Everything that goes to make
up a home will be shown In its
latest and most modern applica
tion, from cement for the base
ment to shingles for the roof;
from hot water furnaces to frigid
The armory will be trans
formed into a veritable fairy land
Decorators, lighting experts, and
scenic artists are busily engaged
working out plans for decorating
the armory that will eclipse every
other event in the city's history.
More, than five thousand col
ored "lights will be used inside of
the armory and on the front of
the building. Special light lines
will be arched from State and
Liberty to the armory.
A stupendous stage presenta
tion will 'be offered nightly feat
uring a big time vaudeville, in
dispersed with the cream of the
city's talent. Many other special
features sod novelty stunts are
also' being worked oui for the
The afternoon programs of the
exposition will be more along ed
ucational lines and lectures and
demonstrations on every phase of
better homes making, landscap
ing. Interior decorating and fur
nishing, the uses of modern labor
savins: devices and a cooking
school will bold sway. j
Four Homes .Change Hands
Melvirt Johnson Reports
Real estate transfers completed
within the last week are announc
ed by Melvin Johnson, local real
tor, as follows:
llie laycOx purchased from C
E. Kingsley his residence at 262$
Marshall ; Johnson of Corvallis
entire story revolving around the
school was taken at that Institu
tion, using its campus, assembly
halls, class rooms 'and gymnaa
The students used In the pro
duction were the boys and girls
from the institution, and the
teams participating id the basket
ball game were the crack-teams
from Hollywood High School.
The results of this use of actual
school pupils In the production
are surprisingly gratifying as it
has given the picture a freshnaas
and reality that would not have
been possible by any other means.
No extras could possibly have
thrown themselves into the spirit
of the story with such whole
hearted abandon and produced
such delightful results.
Others in the cast are Charles
Paddock, Brandon Hurst, Wade
Boteler, William N. Bailey and.
Pal, the well known canine actof.1
High School Hero will have
two days' showing at the Capitol
theater commencing today.
" mercy bullets" sent across ' the
churning waters of the lake
his master to end his misery.
Faint barks carried ashore by
a strong wind attracted Pente
cost's attention. After sighting
the animal Pentecost set out in
row boat, reached the dog and
freed him -from his prison by
chopping his legs and tail out of
The collie, marooned on the ice
floe 6lxty hours was owned by
Frank Stanley, an -officer who
had taken part in the rescue at
tempts not knowing the animal
was his own and who later fired
at long range to kill the anima
when hope of a rescue was given
bough the home of J. H. Klinger
at 1725 Hickory street.
James M. Clark of Seattle pur
cnased a modern new home at
2020 North Fourth street, from
j. ii. minger bougnt a new
house at 2095 North Fourth
street from Melvin Johnson.
TO TARIFF CHANGE
Spencer, Idaho, Man Elected
To Head Organization
For 15th Term
uuutNt Utah, Jan. 21 (AP
With thf re-election of Frank J
Haenbarth of Spencer. Ida., as
president for his fifteenth con
seeutive" term and the adoption of
a .esoiutlon of the National Wool
Grojyers association adjourned
sine die late today.
Phoenix. Ariz., was selected for
the 1929 meeting place, the time
to be set later.'
The tari(f resolution declared
that "in years of presidential elec
tions it Is customary for politi
clans and especially those who do
not believe In protection for Am
erlcan agriculture and other in
dustrles to stage a lot of discus
slon In favor of immediate revi-
sion for the tariff" and advised
against "needless discussion on
Another resolution adopted re
commended no further extension
of sheep-production until the "ef
fects which the present increase
will have upon future markets"'
have - been ascertained. The na
tional wool marketing council, ap
pointed last year by Secretary
Jardine to evolve -more orderly
wool marketing methods was en
dorsed, and it was further recom
mended that the council's execu
tive committee become the wool
marketing committee of the wool
association and that the various
co-operative wool marketing asso
ciations become member of-the
council. " " -
SAN PEDRO, Cal., Jan. 21
(AP) An official statement from
the V. S. S. California flagship
of the U. S. battle fleet, says "ab
solutely nc basis fo",dl8aste- ru
mor Relief ordered to ac an
target shi for battleship divis
ions force practlce.'.-T ' ' , s
IN GREAT CONTEST
The Early Bird Gets the
Worm; the Cream and
the Easy Pickings
(By Auto Contest Editor)
"S.O.S." This is a call for help,
t is a call to help yourself. The
Oregon Statesman's great "every
body win" contest Is on. To be
frank about It, comparatively few
candidates have entered so far.
That, of course. Is The States
man's loss. You are not Interest
ed. But you ought to be, espec
ially If you have considered being
It ought to dawn on you that
with a condition like this, your
chances are better. If you wUl
use .your think tank you will see
The five new cars, the electric
washing machine, the radios, te
diamond rings and cash prizes will
be swarded. That fact Is certain.
Now, the man or woman with a
go-get-'em" spirit Is In better
shape than If contestants were
clamoring to get In.
Just the why of this that Is
the question. Perhaps the great
array of prises has scared some
of you. Were the prizes of mucn
less value you would fall all over;
yourselves to get in. But because
$6,000.00 is put np, you think
yon win nave to nave too many
This Is Certain
Goodness alive, it doesn't make
any difference how many or how
few votes are cast. The high man
gets his choice, and the others get
prises In proportion.
It Is all in your head. It's a
condition. Get your think appar
atus to functioning and you'll see
it all in a light that will make yon
wonder why you haven't seen it
before. Subscriptions received
now, yon know, count more than
afterwards. The early bird
catches the worm that's the
cream and easy pickings. And the
easy pickings, with the greater
vote credits, may be the deciding
factor in this election. Now, get
it! Let's go!
Remember.' there is only one
way to make hdmtnations. Can
didates must either nominate
themselves or be tht choice of
some friend who will do It lor
them The management Is not
going to place any names In the
contest, and if you want tc be sure
that your name is among those
from which the owner of the
grand prize Is to be chosen, the
surest way is to send or bring in
your nomination blank yourself.
Do this at once.
During the btg prize contest the
election headquarters in The
Statesman office will be open ev
ery evening until 8:30 o'clock to
answer Inquiries, receive votes
etc. Phone 58S.
COVERED WITH ICE
City Struggles As Snow and
Sleet Carry Threat of
PORTLAND. Tan. 21 (AP)
tor the second time in less than
a month Portland and surround
ing territory today found itself
struggling with a snow, sleet and
ice storm which for a time car
ried the threat of another tleup
similar to the one experienced the
first of the year.
Despite a steady fall of snow
which sent Saturday shopping
crowds and theater-goers scamp
ering for cover and made automo
bile driving dangerous, an early
weather forecast declared that the
snow would turn to rain before
Portland was today the center
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ON THE STAGE SUNDAY
of an Ice storm or "silver thaw"
which made highway conditions
generally dangerous and left the
higher portions of the city coated
with a thin layer of ice. Under
the spell of a rising temperature
early in the day the ice soon be
gan to disappear and further re
lief was expected daring the
i A storm of some intensity
which caused Edward L. Wells,
meteorologist to Issue warnings
for the Oregon and Washington
coast for a. m. was considered
the greatest hope for moderating
conditions; in Portland and vi
cinity. Wells said he did not be
lieve more ice would collect here
but expected a warm rain (and
temperatures above freezing.
This had not .occurred up to 6
O'clock. Although snow had stop
ped ailing the mercury was slow
ly 6inklng; giving rise to the belief
that temperature might dip down
well past the freezing point before
it begins to rise.
Word from the upper Columbia
highway which was compelled to
bear the . brunt of the present
storm, as on New Year's, was that
the road had been kept open.
The outlook for tomorrow was
considered none too good -as it was
believed prbable the road might
be entirely closed over night.
NEW INCORPORATIONS i
o i . -c
The Alaska Mines. Inc., with
headquarters In Portland and cap
ital stock of $50,000, has been In
corporated by Verner C. Shafer,
Thomas C. Duncan and Clarence
Other articles filed in the state
corporation department follow:
Dollar Transportation company,
Portland, $5000; John Boren. G.
F. Benaou and James S. S. Gay. Jr.
Kern : and Ktbbe, Portland.
$1000: A. D. Kern, O. E. KlM-e
and Jay Bowerman.
Accounting Car Service, Port
land, 1 10.000: Will O. Bauman.
Arthur M. Bertlne and Mrs. Will
Columbia Truck company, Port
land, $1000; A. D. Kern, O. E.
Kibbe and Jay Bowerman.
Eureka Investment company.
Portland. $1000; A. D. Kern, G.
E. Kibbe and Jay Bowerman.
Bruce; Knowlton Opera com
pany, Portland; capital nil; Clin
ton Kelly, E. W. Finzer and E.
Zinke; Renewing Shoe corpora
tion, California; $500,000; grant
ed permit o operate in Oregon.
Slg Slchel and company, Port
land: notice of dissolution.
EST. 40 TEARS
GEO. C. WILL
482 State St.
Some of these Grands
are less than half orig
FIVE ALMOST NEW
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$395 to $515
Terms as Low as
$15 Down f 10 Monthly
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Honors Heaped Upon Him
CHICAGO, Jan. 2. ( AP)
William Thomas Cosgrave, presi
dent of the executive council of
the Irish Free State, and his of
ficial cabinet came to Chicago to
day to crowd into 24 hours a
friendly visit they had expected to
extend ovet three days, and re
ceived a greeting as friendly and
warm as the greetings they
brought from the "auld sod."
From the time the Irish dele
gation stepped from a train at
the La Salle street station this
morning to be swallowed up by a
sea of silk hats on the heads of
welcoming committees until late
tonight when the laat function
was ended Mr. Cosgrave and his
Irish conferees were the center of
450 Programs Present Pub
lic Duty Jo 90,000 People
In Oregon, 1927
The cooperative publicity cam
paign sponsored by state, private
and federal forest agencies has
just ended the second year of its
activities and in that time over
450 programs have been given,
reaching a total of nearly 90,000
individuals. While the state has
by no means been thoroughly cov
ered, many points in all the tim
bered regions have been reached.
This program of public educa
tion in forestry was Inaugurated
because of the need of presenting
to the public the importance of,
timber to the welfare of the state
and the necessity of keeping all
types of forest land continually
It was felt that direct, first
hand contact with the public.
whereby acurate information could
be presented in an Interesting and
instructive manner by men thor-
A Stupendous Presentation
WHERE MIRTH, GAYETY AND "OLD KING JOY"
PRETENTIOUS STAGE OFFERING!
go Gorgeous Exhibits SO
If you are planning to build a home of your own, or fix up the old
one then be sure you visit the Exposition where you may feast
your eyes on every late and advanced idea in modern home con
struction and furnishings, home appliances that will lighten your
house-work. An brought together under one roof where you can
see and compare the various materials and articles that go to
make your dreams of a home come true. '!
Take advantage of the lectures and demonstrations they will
prove a liberal education to you.
a strenuous program that kept
them rushing frantically from
one affair to artfTther in an effort
to keep abreast of the schedule
laid out for them.
Most of the haste was necessi
tated by the fact that a late boat
delayed the Irish executive s ar
rival in New York jand fiorced
him to cut his Chicago trip to one
day instead of three- but Mrt Cos
grave and his cabinet did not
seem to mind.
Mayor Thompson, the only man
who did not wear a silk hat, wel
comed the Cosgrave party at the
railroad station, conducted its
members to the Drake hotel
where he was hoat at a luncheon
for them and where he was laud
ed in turn by the Irish leader.
oughly familiar with forestry mat
ters, would be of tremendous aid
in building up a "forest wise" pub
The state board of forestry plac
ed a man in the field whose entire
time was to be devoted to public
ity work. The western forestry
and Conservation Association, rep
resenting the private timber in
terests of the state, providing a
moving picture projector, films
and portable power unit.
The U. S. Forest Service pro
vided a truck for transporting
those conducting the campaign as
well as the material, slides, balop-
tican as well as other material.
Whenever possible to do so, a
member of the personnel of the
U. 8. forest service assisted in the
Inasmuch as the primary ob-(
Jects of the campaign were the
protection of the young timber,
public responsibility and coopera
tive features of forest protection,
the material was prepared and as
sembled with these points in mind.
The film financed by private In
terests was produced in Oregon
and carried the lesson of care with
fire In the woods showing what
can be eventually grown on forest
land if protected. Many slides
were secured showing scenic spots
throughout the northwest, wild
animal life, forest fires, air patrol.
recreation and many other inter
February 13th to
esting subjects connected with the
W m . m
luasmucn as an the mater
was transported in a truck it
possible to put on programs at any
point that could be reached by
auto, regardless of whether or
not electric lights were available
for operating the projector. I'nder
such conditions the portable pow
er unit was used. Shades -rn
also carried for darkening win.
dows and hence made It possible
to put on programs during tin
During the past year the pri
vate interests have finam eda:i
jther fflm entitled "Why:" M )J
ueeu iiuuuicu truwi eijLja ureg.:i
and deals with the reasons for pt ,
tecting the timber of the sta--.
Still another film Is now ein
assembled and will be releas.-1
within the next few weeks. it
deals with the taxation of timbfi
The increased interest create
in forestry matters is quite evidfTii
through the many requests receiv
ed for information dealing wlt:i
the forests of the state. The de
mand has become so great thut
the state board of forestry has de
cided to issue a bulletin dealing
with the forests of Oregon.
Because of the favorable pus
He recaption of the program m
carried out and the amount o f
good tint Is being done, it is plan
ned to continue this work Indef
initely. Not a Squawk. Host (appear
ing on darkened veranda) " V
you young folks all enjoying your
selves?" (Absolute silence.)
Host (returning indoors)
"That's flnel" Life.
Thrifty Housewife. Hubby -
"Great heavens! The Idea of yon
paying $1,000 for a diamond
Wifey "But think how much 4,1
will save you In gloves, dear."
George Washington Ghost.
Passing the Buck. The Movlt
Star "I can never marry you.
Joe. but "
He "But what?"
She "If you'll drop around H
the studio tomorrow, I'll imr .
duce you to my double." Llf