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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON. TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 14, 1928
SIDELIGHTS OF THE
Jack Holt and Dorothy R trier
met for the first time during the
tusking of Columbia Pictures' pro-
auction. "The Tigress." which will
be shown at the Capitol theater to-
day. FiTe minutes after they had
been Introduced by Director
George B. Seltr. Jack had Dorothy
In his arms and was raining kisses
upon her face.
Sound like a scandal; but in
reality it was simply a scene for
the production which was shot im
mediately after the two entered
When asked if it did not seem
strange to be kissed so fervently
by a perfect stranger. Miss Revier
replied: "Certainly not. That wa
perfectly impersonal kiss. It
was as thoroughly business as if
Mr. Holt had been selling me
bonds or real estate.
"Of course it looked real, but
I that is because he U such a splen-
I did actor.
I "1 w111 admit that the very first
s time I had to let a complete stran-
i, aer make ardent love to me In a
-,.., picture I felt queer about it
w ; knew that it was impersonal with
.. the actor, but a&tbe same time
g.i ' there was something personal
W about it for me. It was my mouth
.9- that was being kissed and I was a
little embarrassed about it.
"But that was inexperience.
trrve learned now that It was all
wt ;. jart of the day's work. Screen
-caresses mean nothing to the play
er no matter how fervent they may
- v seem in the film. Often love
1"v.Bcene3 are played between persons
who are not on speaking terms
and the acting never suffers.
LLOYD Hil FAILS
NEW YORK. Feb. 13. f AP)
Lloyd Hahn, American middle dis
tance ace, failed tonight in an at
'enipt to beat the world's record
for the two thirds of a mile.
; Finishing the last four laps of , dipntheria, typhoid fever, tuber
tha race alone. Hahn covered theiosfa. and venereal diseases can
distance in 2 minutes 44 2-5 sec
' onds, compared with the world's
rerord of 2:43 3-5. held by Jim
my Connolly of the New York A.
J. uonuony s marK was sei me
Although he failed to beat Con
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nolly's rec9rd, Hahn, running on
a smooth board floor with unbank
ed turns, tied the world's best out
door time for the-distance set in
110 at Newark. N. by Melvin
W. Sheppard, old Olympic hero.
There is an oyster war in Vir
ginia but the oysters are not doing
any of the fighting.
LAST TIMES TODAY
- , A Gypsy '
. . RoaUaee Ornck' fall of
"TOMORROW & THURS.
All for one price.
Salem's BiftpMt En Certain
am Proud of Myself 1
The Big Thins
The Kind of Stock
I Am Proud of.
Them, Too v I .
275 8. Hlrh St. OppofiiU
TeL 2&d2 or"
intake no difference whether 70a
hare known each other fire mm
jutes or -five years in the way one
feels about it."
This is something to write home
The internationally-known Zane
Grey's latest picture is secured for
a four-day "run" at the Elsinore.
It will be shown to packed
houses on Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday and Saturday.
"Under the Tonto Rim." a west
ern picture done as only the au
thor can do it. deals with gold.
For his theme Grey has gone
back to about 1880, when the cry
of the precious metal roused the
sleepy little cattle center of Tonto
Basin, in Arizona, to riotous activ
There Is action plenty of It
1 as might be expected from the pen
Richard A Hen Is the lead. Hie
father, luckily, finds gold near
by. In town Arlen meets Mary
Brian, sister of Jack Luden, who
Ills the government recorder.
There is no dull moment in the
picture even for those who do
not care for "Westerns."
Furthermore there Is nothing
"cheap" about the picture. The
directing is excellent, probably due
to the fact that Grey would not
permit one of his novels to be
mfed up through inferior acting
Pathos, humor and properly
"underdone" love figure in the
film which, undoubtedly, will be
1 seen by tnousands of Salem resl-
PLEDGE EFFORT RETAIN
HEALTH PROGRAM HERE
(Continued from page 1.)
it is maintaining the highest de
gree of health.
(5) Laboratory service. A
health department should have
direct access to adequate la bora
water supplies can be regularly ex-
tory service where its milk and
uruineu ana wuere throat smears,
cultures and other materials for
(6) Educational activities per
taining to the development of the!
health of children
ice where mothers con bring their
babies and younger children forj
advice; ahd health supervision of
children in the schools, the devel-
upment of educational precedures
that will give children health
knowledge and instruction in the
principles of public health.
To carry out such a program, a
large staff such a the demonstra
tion now employs would not be
needed. Dr. DeKleine said, and
tne cost or safeguarding public
. . n 1 L. i . .
aeeu never exceea Si per
capita per year, much less than is
paid for fire or police protection.
Ho suggested for the city and
coun-y a staff consisting of a full
time health officer, a school phy
sician, a school dentist, a sanitary
umcer. a aairy and food inspect
or, and two or three clerks and
nurses. The expense could be
borne by the city, the county, and
the school board, jointly, thus
minimizing the cost for any one
of the three.
ine aoctor pointed out the de-
crease or diphtheria in Marinn
county since toxin -antUoxfn has
been used, and th.t .h- t,tT
is not far distant w ,h
result ran h k,.- w ,11"
ization for scarlet fever
' w luiiuuu!
there were 250 cases of diphtheria
ana 20 deaths; In 12T, only: 443
i pwjjjUn aeain-,;; . ... -C
Closer siinervfAlnn -f .iitt, j
water Jn j.he city I needed be de -
Claredi" He exhibited a may show-'
ing that the 12 caees of scarlet
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,e,er ana tv or more cases of in-j
testinal troubles were developed'
near the transmission water mains!
when a valve separating river wa-1
ter from city water had become'
ueiecuve and was letting the river
y , . -
ftUOSSTr ON SJiVOITOM HSOKMOOT
VIck Bros. Garag
WHERE CYCLONIC WINDS CAUSED
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h-ifmv t, v4 4i ts 'T Ss jbhK&s.
Scenes from the districts In southern Ohio and Kentucky hit by cyclonic winds, which caused heavy'
damage and many injuries. Above, a street scene in Hamilton, O., where damage was reported heavy,
gelow, wrecked buildings on Southern Parkway.in Louisville, Ky., which aUo suffered heavy damage,
water into the mains. The state
health department recently in
structed the city to sever the con
Supervieion of the milk supply
needed not be carried to an ex
treme whereby the smaller deal
ers are made to suffer, but the
city should not fail to see that
every dealer sells uncontamtnated
milk. Dr. De Klelne said. At pres
ent there is an unenforced ordi
nance requiring license fees of 50
cents each from milk dealers, but
no supervieion is provided for
those dealers who hav their
nlanta nntnlila Iho oltv Hmlk The
sanitarv insnertor has Inrladiction 1
over the 93 people in the city who! haIted the jril of Governor Ed
own one cow or more. With as- Jackson as defense attorneys chal
surance that the city will continue lenged the rights D. C. Stephen
the work. Dr. De Kleine said the ?n- f,ormr ranf dragon of the
demonstration would bring in a Ku Klux Klan and now a life term
dairy and food inspector, train Pr,"onr' 1 testify against his for
him in the work to determine er. fr'end maa .h 2,n-
what th rltv neeAa in the war nt
LAUNCH BOURBON PROBE
Payment of Democratic Deficit in
1020 Subject of Inquiry
WASHINGTON. Feb. 13.
(AP) In an effort to determine
the source of some $400,000
(Which was used to pay off in part
. """" " "
i"owing me presiaentiai cam-
Pai'n or 19ZU- tIie 8enate Teapot
iDome committee is planning to
the party. ,j-i
Nowadays they, rnckon the age
let liquor by the time it takes to
et 11 trom tB hootleR tlll to the
Today -. Wednesday Thursday
LIM II I M
Question of Law Causes
Suspension of Procedure
in Indiana Case
INDIANAFOLIS. Feb. 13.
AP A Question of law today
eu lo Q"ve lle,P n
Judge Charles M. McCabe ruled
the question so vital to the whole
trial that he adjourned court early
asking that the defense submit a
brief on the question raised. He
planned to study it tonight, along
with the state's reply and give his
The defense argued that Steph
enson was not competent to tes
tify regarding concealment of an
alleged conspiracy to bring about
the appointment, through brlbary,
of James E. McDonald, as Marlon
county prosecutor, because he was
not a party to such alleged con
spiracy. The state asserted Steph
enson was a co-conspirator with
It was a tense minute when Gov
ernor Jackson and Stephenson met
for the first time in several years.
Since that occasion Stephenson had
fallen from a high pinnacle of po-
m o r
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litical power into a cell to which
he was sentences for life for the
murder of an Indianapolis girl.
Governor Jackson appeared ner
vous as Stephenson was called to
the stand. He tilted back his chair
moved his hancw restlessly and wet
Stephenson also showed the
strain of the occasion.
MANY SUSPECTS TAKEN
Youths Captured In Three Places
As Escaped Slayers
LAFAYETTE, rod., Feb. 13.
(AP) Youths suspected of being
John Burns and Samuel Baxter,
prisoners who disappeared with
two deputy sheriffs last Tuesday
while enroute from here to the In
diana reformatory at Pendleton,
were held today in three cities.
Sheriff C. M. Johnson received
telegrams from Henderson, Ky.,
Freeport, 111., and Gulfport. Fla.,
saying men answering descriptions
of Burn3 and Baxter were held in
those cities and requesting further
information concerning the escap
Meanwhile scores of searchers
continued to scour the country
near here seeking a clue as to the
fate of the officers, John P. Grove
and Wallace McClue.
Decatur, 111., police today reveal
ed a suit of blood-stained overalls
had been found under the rear
seat of Deputy Groves' automobile,
left there Tuesday by Baxter and
Burns. The youths visited a foster
mother of Burns the same after
noon. Chief of Police Wills said,
but he refused to reveal the name
of the woman. She said she knew
nothing about their crime at the
time of the visit. Chief Wills said
Musical Comedy Coming To
Salem With Cast of 65;
Sure To Please
"Hit the Deck" is coming here
on a wave of popularity which has
rolled completely around tne
world. Wherever this musical com
edy has been presented, it has been
compelled to stay. London. New
York and Chicago in turn hare
succumbed to its entertainment ap
peal, and new records for extend
ed engagements are being com
piled by "Hit the Deck" in each of
these cities. San Francisco gave it
a most enthusiastic reception for
eight weeks, and now Los Angeles
is out to eclipse the San Francis
Lillian Albertson is the Pacific
Coast producer of "Hit the Deck."
In association with Vincent You
mans, who is also the composer of
Its popular score. Miss Albertson,
as producer, and Youmans, as com
poser, were also responsible for
the delightful "No. No. Nanette"
that pleased playgoers throughout!
There are number of entrancing
melodies in "Hit the Deck." no
tably "Harbor of My Heart."
"Sometimes I'm Happy." and
"Nothing Could Be Sweeter." But!
there is one number that looms
up like the Himalyas above all oth-
... . V . M lift .11 -1
er nits m years, u is tineiu-
jah!" This Bong is of the kind that
inspires every audience into de
manding encore after encore. As
:he actor would express it ."Hal
lelujah stops the show."
A very large company of com
edians, singers and dancers will
appear in "Hit the Deck." at the
Elsinore theater today at 8:15 p.
As is usual with all the Lillian
Albertson productions, a splendid
scenic investiture and lavish cos
tumes will be marked features.
The dance numbers and ensembles
are all by George Cunningham.
SAFE CRACKING HERE IS
HELD PROFESSIONAL JOB
(Coutinued from page 1.)
carefully removing a full length
mirror from the door and laying
it on the carpeted floor, removing
the panel back of it. and then tak
ing the door from its hinge.
Just how a3 few men as there
must have been in on the job man
aged to move the safe down from
the platform on which it was rest
ing, was. a mystery to police; but
the marks showed they toppled
the 800. pound steel box against
the wall and let It down to the
floor and overturned it.
Vse "Soup" Charge
Next Jiey knocked the combina
tion off the safe, and inserted a
charge of "soup." home made ni
troelvcerlne. In the place where
the combination had been; bound
water-soaked davenport cushions
against the safe for a silencer, and
set off the charge.
From the loose change drawers
in the safe the burglars took about
$500 in small change, making un
doubtedly a bulky package to car
ry away. From personal drawer of
Prank Bligh's they took two Elks'
teeth and two watches that had
been the property of the late T. O.
Bllgh, and a pair of gold coin cuff
links, as well as some currency.
They also ransacked the box of
fice, but found nothing of value.
The "strong box" in the safe,
containing about $2000, was taken
out, but it was found Intact on
the stairway from the stage down
to the dressing rooms. The theory
Is that this was dropped in the
burglars' haste to depart when
they heard the janitor. Jack Sut
ton, and his wife arriving to begin
their morning work.
Some fingerprints and other
A THRILLING PICTUR
IZATION OF ZANE
GREY'S LATEST NOVEL.
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Water Company May Move j.
Central Offices to Salem
Salem may become the central
office headquarters of the Oregon
Washington water service com
pany, for which the present build
ing facilities would be doubled,
J. W. Helwick, vice-president and
general manager, said In an ad
dress at the chamber of commerce
The company at present has a
three-year lease on Portland pro
perty but . when the lease-is up it
is planned to move tne general
offices here, as Salem la the logi
cal center of present activities of
the company. The change would
bring 15 new families to Salem.
The Federal water service com
pany of New. York, of which the
Oregon-Washington concern is a
subsidiary, was organized in 1926,
one of six major holding com
panies, Mr. Helwick stated. It is
the largest of the group and the
first to become national in scope.
Its present holdings are valued at
$130,000,000. and serves two and
one-half million people. It has
eight subsidiary companies, ope
clues were obtained, but the latter
were not made public.
No suspects have been arrested,
although one W. H. Pomeroy was
held for investigation of his rec
ord at Seattle. He had some jewel
ry oA his person, but it was not
the jewelry taken from the thea
ter. WILL GIVE COMEDY
RAINBOW ASSEMBLY SELECTS
M. It. RIXEHART STORY
"Bab." a four act comedy by
Mary Roberts Rlnehart built
around some of the characters of
her well known "Sub-deb" series,
has been selected by the Rainbow
Assembly, girls' organization af
filiated with the Eastern Star, for
presentation at the high school
auditorium March 24. It was an.
Miss Leila Johnson will coach
the play, assisted by Billy Cupper
Rev. H. Duncan Chambers is gen
eral manager and Lucy Brown stu
dent manager. Bertha Babcock
has been chosen as advertising
manager. Maxlne Myers wardrobe
mistress. Virginia Berger stage
manager, Cynthia Delany property
manager, Eleanor Wright electric
ian and Mary B. Sayles box office
Mary Kafou'ry has been assigned
the title role. Others in the cast
are Olven Bowes as James Archi
bald, the father; Virginia Page
as Mrs. Archibald: Maurice Wood
as Carter Brooks, the principal
male character; Harold Rhoten as
Guy Grosvenor; George Lloyd as
Eddie Perkins; Aline Tweed as
Jane Raleigh; Frank Shafer as
Clinton Beresford; Katherlne
Laughridge as Hannah and George
Beechler as William.
WIN LONG RACE
NORTH CONWAY. N. H.. Feb.
13. (AP). Leonard Seppalas'
team of Siberian huskies scored
another triumph today when they
gave their 50-year-old Alaskan
driver an easy victory in the an
nual three-day point to point race
of the New England sled dog club.
The hero of the dash to Nome
with serum in a diphtheria epi
demlc a few years ago covered the
130 miles in 12 hours and 42 min
This was one hour, 17 minutes
and 48 seconds better than the
time of Emil St. Oodard, youthful
driver of The Pas, Manitoba, who
finished second in 13: 59; 4 8. St.
Godard barely held his advantage
over Earl Brydges, also of The
Pas, and their tussle for second
place was of outetanding interest
in the final day of racing.
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rating in 14 states. The Oregon.
Washington i subsidiary opera v
la -Salem. HUlsboro. Mount vr.
non. Vancouver, Hoquiam. liur
lington. and Sedro Woolley.
. J. D. Beebe, district manager 0f
the firm, traced the early hist,,: ,
o( the "water works" in Sal. :il
It was organized 58 years ago by
W. F. Boothby. president: J. M
Martin. Secretary; and Dave a.
len. treasurer. Prior to that tim
Salem got its water from
About 10.000 feet of
pipe was iaia in me original tow
... a a. . . .
site consisting of a district bo uH
ed by Front. Marion. Liberty. au i
Ferry. A wooden tank of 17o. i ..,
gallons capacity was located au
FrOnt street between Court ami
State, and water was drawn f:o:a
the Willamette river.
R. S. Wallace was a real bene
factor, Mr. Beebe said, when
reorganized the company and r.
placed the wooden pipe with ta-,t
ROCHESTER. N. Y.. Feb. l.:
(AP). Jack Delaney of Bri,!-.
port. Conn., knocked out I.o
Gates of North Adams. Mas- .
herg, tonight in the second ro;i:i i
of a 10 round, bout at the Genes. ,
Valley A. C Delaney weighed is
and Gates 211.
The so-called radical group in
Wisconsin has come out for lig it
beer, but it's our private opinion
that they would be- satisfied v.n.i
the heavy kind if they couldn't k -t
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