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THE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 5. 1928
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Three Musketeers" Will
Headline Vaudeville for
Harrowins: Account Given
Of Voyage Across Faciiic
An entertaining Association
vaudeville program with varied
'f.rinn that co to make up a
' pleasant erening or afternoon wui
ho nn tan at the Cannot, tneaier.
The bill la headlined by the
Three Musketeers". FloVen
7irfid has lust produced a mo
sical comely on Broadway based
on the book written by Duma
Douglas Fairbanks filmed it
Three young men, Billy Lester
Han Howson and Harry Brooks
hare taken this name and have
made it well known in vaudeville
circle Thev are three youthF
with harmonizing voices, and
their accompanist is wheeled ir
mt o mlnlitnr nlind All the DOP
tiiar sones are given the oner.
over by these exceptional singers
A sketch entitled "Back to Wis
easset", written by Paul Gerard
Smith will be offered by L,ewi
and Norton. The lullerous quer
ies and answers of a lunatic ir
conversation with a lady comprise
r he larger portion of the act.
. r 1-11 T. nn Tq fr
md their children, are described
is "Circus Aristocrats". Here If
vaudeville1 cleverest family ad
. -vho will present a variety of en
Johnny Keane has a budget o
wongs and stories. Mr. Keane ha
a powerful tenor voice and lr
Ings both comedy and ballaf"
Good juggling under ordinar
frcumstances is a great feat ir
"fself. but when combined witl
rapid flow of comedy patter an
lances, it goes without saylnp
Miat. the dispenser of same ar
kept reasonably busy. Such I
h- case with Frank Wilbur an
ASTORIA. April 4. (AP). !
Rivalling the horror voyage Poe
graphically depicted in his "Nar
ative of a Gordon Pym." 14 gaunt,
weary and sullen sailors today
snarled'and growled a broken tale
or hnnror harrfahin and horror as
they lay in the clammy foc'sle of
Tha storv was liberally ouuctu-
ated with profanity. They cursed
the cook. They cursed the sea.
Bat thronafc it all not one deroga
tory word was. spoken of the skin
ner. Cantain Bilhr Mavne. who has
sailed the seven ceas since he was
It was -an -epic- of the sea. re
plete with thrills and spine-quivering,
incidents ai '.piece by piece
the story came from them through
a amoke of blasphemy.
Tragedy stalked the echooner
near the Midway islands when
Aarne Lappi, who joined the ves
sel in Adelaide. Australia, became
infested with the idea that the
schooner was carrying a cargo of
corpses. He believed some raye-j
terious person was seeking his
life. One day near noon he quiet- j
ly mounted the rigging and leap
ed. He floundered about In the
shark-infested 9efc and spurned
the life buoy companions tossed
Sufficient food was taken on
board at Adelaide for 125 days.
but the cook wasted the rations .
lost his yeast." "didn't keep a
.starter,", so they said. Constant
cursing of the cook wag prevalent
in the steaming foc'sle.
The coal oil leaked and the sup
ply ran low. Days were bitterly
old as the southwest gale tossed
them about. Spare gaffs and
iinoms were chopped up. There
were no matches and the only fire
on board the vessel was kept up
SEASON ON IT SHS
Jirlie. who do a novel jugglin
.und dance turn.
ually entertaining. It is a ran
ombinatiou of dramatic story an
Miss Nixon is pretty and enacts
ler role with ease, while Lewi;
s very effective in his role, play-
ne with the same inescapablt
. harm which made him so populai
n "The Collegians.
The. story la well constructed
md is taken from the play or the
ame litle by Caesar Dunn, noted
It is about a vouns shoe clerk
hose rival for the hand of the
?irl is the son of his employer.
rhese are played by Iewis, Miss
Vixon and Eddie Phillips. Of
durse, the young man gats a
. i . i . i i i
... i irraK wnen me iowii Dauaer acci-
Ramon Novarro and Norma lentaiiy loans him $10,000. But
: Shearer Featured In Splen- 'S. ,
i 1 n 1. I . . . . ... ...
QIQ rrOUUUUUII I nis out to a surprising and mrm-
There Is a woman In Salem
She pays for what she gets. Pass
es play no part In her visits to thi
Elsinore. And. even if they did
she would render an honest opin
ion regarding any picture's merit
-or lack of them.
She saw the "Student Prince'
which Is now showing at the El
"What, frankly, did you thin"
of the film?" she was asked.
Her reply came readily.
"I thought It was marvelous
I eninveri u so much and yoi
know I seldom become enthus
ntic about pictures."
V. E. Mclntyre. manager of h
Hlslnore. was told of the woman':
"I believeevery thing consid
ered that I'm not biased." lie re
marked. "Yet I think 'The Stu
dent Prince' is almost the arm
wherein films are concerned."
A Long lists of stars were looker
I over by the producers before ther
made a selection. "There are twr
who will be adequate," they de
ruled. The two are Ramon No
; varro and Norma Shearer. bot
! Salem favorites.
The theme centers 'about an'
among students In old Heidelberg
I Traditions are most everything
' and duels are frequent.
"The Student Prince" h
l proved extraordinarily popula
! wherever it has been shown.
by burning fish oil In a slush pot
In the foc'sle. They patched sails
bv the lia-ht of the slush pot
murim In the emoke and soot
with the stench of the rotten fish
oil fresh in their nostrils.
A week before the Kruse ap-
noared off the Columbia river on
her second attempt to enter tne
river, the food supply was so low
that the men were forced to eat
the rice kept especially for the
skipper's pet parrot. Even the
parrot was threatened, they said,
t wnm the time the Kruse head
ed south, she met battering gales.
On March 12 they met a tanker
off Coos bay and signalled them
her plight. At first the tankr
treated their situation blithfully.
but later offered aid. Seas were
l- ..H mlA r nil Id nOt be
rnatiuft - -
On March 30. the tng Arrow
Number 3. appeared off MeKenzie
Head bearing the first bit of real
food they had tasted for nearly
iwn weeks. Immediately after
putting the food aboard, the haw
ser snapped and the Kruse was
forced to put to sea. again to es
cape beaching on Cape Disappoint
ment. She went driving up the coast
hefnre a southerly gale, catching
sight of the coast guard cutter
Snohom'eh which was believed to
be accompanying her. They sail
ed as far north as Vancouver.
Then a nor-wester turned them
around and they allowed the
schooner to tear down the coast
again toward the Columbia river.
A slowing . gale helped them
Amn anchor earlv Tuesday morn
ing and they were hailed by the
. . t s-
pilot schooner toiumDia.
food was put aboard. i-asi nigm
the schooner wae towed into the
ntlne off Astoria.
It was late afternoon when the
14 sailors parted company, prob-
ahlv forever with the K. V. Kruse
They wobbled up the main street
of this city, their sea legs unac
customed to pavement, to the cus
where a bit of money
wa droDned into each of their
VanU vnwed he'd never sail
Cantain Billy Mayne declared
the man who sailed a schooner
these davs was "either a darned
fool or razy."
Weighty Questions Will Be
Settled In Triangular
snma students mar choose base
ball; some track; others dra
matics or musical acuvty. but
next week approximately 45 sen
mr hlffh school students will begin
preparation to settle a number of
weighty questions, in snort, next
week marks the opening of pre
paration for the interclasa de
bates. Nearly & month will be spent in
nrenaration and try-outs tor the
debates which will open the first
week In May. Ralph Bailey, de
htn roach, said yesterday In an
nouncing the inter-class debating
which he hopes to establish agajn
as an annual event.
Tarn trlanrular debates will be
held, with each doss having both
a negative and ainrmative team,
and two alternates. First, second
and third debating honors will be
determined by the point system, or
or total oi points nmeu in ue-
bates, plus one point tor earn con
The debate questions will re-
rnirff ahout so me nhase of school
life and though they have not yet
been selected, several topics nave
already been proposed. Among
itiooa ar a chanee in the method
nf nominating School officials.
The Introduction of a point sys
tem for activities wmcn would
serve to allow more students to
participate In school affairs: and
the establisnment oi an activity
period which students would de
vote to rehearsals, club meetings.
committee meetings, singing prac
tice and otner activities many oi
which are now carried on In the
evening, or after school hours.
with such tonics In view, the
amateur Websters should develop
interest not only among them
selves but throughout the student
body especially In view or the ract
that three teachers who know
their debating text books from end
to end have been selected to coach
Miss Cecil McKercher. teacher
in the commercial department
will assist the sophomores In their
championship aspirations and Miss
Marjorle Stone, home economics
teacher, will guiq me u
baters. Both Miss McKercher and
Miss Stone are particularly well
qualified to handle the work. Mr.
Bailey pointed oui.r n
haying debated four years for Uie
University of Oreron and Miss
Stone having speni u"
debating under the O.S.C. colors.
Mr. Bailey, who also has a four
year debating record at the state
university, will coaca ia juuiui
Students who place, on tne ciass
teams will receive tne aeoaie num
eral, as well as aiding- their class
latlon Of DOlntS tO-
iu IUC - .. .
ward the inter-class activity
Students who have debate num
re ineligible for participa
tion In the Inter -class contests. Mr.
Bailey said. thereDy permuting
those trying out to begin on a
more even basis.
witnesses, $440; total. $2193.40.
The-quarter Just dosed shows
a slight increase in acttvtr over
nrevlous quarters. During Octo
ber, November and December of
last year there were 106 actions
at law and 72 suits in equity. 36
of which were divorce suits. Dur-
inr January. February and March
of 1927 the statistics were: ac
tions at law, 75; suits In equity.
77; divorce suits. 35.
There were 14 criminal cases
during the first quarter of last
year, as compared with 16 during
the first quarter of this year.
bunch of mohair goats and poss-i
lbly a half-dosen children enrolled!
in the school district. Such young
women giving their young lives
to teacning me mens ui iu
citlrena how to snoot, at tne euu
of the term having the usual
"speaking of pieces." and some
times concluding a few terms of
teaching by marrying a irecaieu
faced young rancher. oh. it is
grtat to be one of the noble army
. . that
of country scnooi iecneis
Lii ih. rut lira destinies of. this
great republic in the hollow of
their hands. T.
COL. E. Murr."
Salem. Ore.. April 4. 1928.
MORE THAN HALF AS MANY
Divorces in Marion county were
mnre than half as numerous as
marriages during the first three
month of this year, according to
statistics compiled at the county
clerk's office yesterday. Between
i.n.,.rv 1 and April 1 there were
75 marriage licenses issued and
4i auita for divorce filed.
The total number of actions at
law and suits in equity ground out
iw the leeal mills here during
that time amounted to 214. of
which 119 were actions at law and
54 were suits in equity other than
Court costs during the quarter
were listed as follows: for the
petit Jury, $1604.95; for the
grand Jury. $88.45; bailiffs. $60;
LITTLE NOTES OF
Got Off Stage at Eddyville;
Climbed a Mountain lo
Her First School
nlaon has been connected
ax. .tat hank in a- dspart-
wuu w -
ment since 192. He has senred la
various liquidations. Including the
State Bank or fortiano. '--1926
he has been in charge of the
defunct French and comPny bank
It The Dal- He. w.l. mov, to
Portland. Mr. uiaon s .yw-
was recommeuue- il nf
Schramm, state superintendent of
banks. - .
nison To Assume Charge
Ashley Bank Liquidation
smn travelers the other day
nt the Orearon stages was
a modest looking country girl in
a large figured flowered ifuck ui
her own making, sne naa conciuu
a u.ani termx at the Oreeon
State formal school at Monmouth
and was starting out In tne woria
tn teach her first school. She car
ried a straw hamper-style suitcase
which contained her educational
trousseau. She left the palatial
stage with her one piece of luggage
and two doughnuts and a red ap
ple In a paper bag. and started up
the side of the -mountain west of
Eddyville for a seven mile hike to
the country school in a drizzling
rain, but happy as a lark in the
springtime. Her first school is
probably one of those built for tne
benefit of half a dozen settlers
clearing little homesteads with a
tv. ctntA hankine board Wed-
.i. confirmed the appointment
of A. H. Olaon to assume charge
of the liquidation of tne Asniey
State bank In Portland, ine Dana
closed its doors Monday.
Our location spoaks for !
RATES: SiegU HKZaa'22
Ooubt SJ.0O .SQ
Ail rooms with bath
GEARY cu MASON
rjTlie Romance of a ShoeE
n Clerk and an Heiress. ri
y NEWS COMKDY
Adults 85c Kids lOcU
5 Paramount Acts
or Sore Throat!
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i to dissolve two "Bayer Tablets
f Aspirin" in four tablespoonfuls
tt water, and gargle throat thor
ughly. Repeat in two hours if
Be sure you use only the genu
ne Bayer Aspirin, marked with
he Bayer Cross, which can be had
a tin boxes of twelve tablets for
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SAT. & SUN. SINGER STOCK COMPANY
dtld. mmaiv well eelt
Marion Nixon Stars i with
George Lewis In Picture
At Capitol Theater
Probably every motion pictun
fan enjoyed "The Collegians" for
their harmless, youthful exuber
ance. Those same people will enjoy
"The Fourflusher." which Is now
at the Capitol theater for the
same reason. It is youth, bub
bling, gay. sometimes serious and
"The Fourflusher". with Marian
Nixon and George Lewis is unus-
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ten the story it will always
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than royal traditions greater
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