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THE ORECON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON. THURSDAY MORNING. BIAY-17, 1928
- By D. B. M.
Good Morning! Did you manage
to get the kids to convince you
that you ought to take them to
But "THE CIRCUS" is com
ing. Yep Charlie Chaplin's. To
BROOKS. May 15. (Special?
-The children of Mrs. Sarah E.
I Jones observed Mothers Day by
I holding a dinner in her honor at
the home of Mrs. Curtis Brixey.
"Better Calves." a bulletin Mer Il7e aaugnters ana one son
from the Department of Agri-land IS of her grandchildren wer
culture informs us, "are being (present. Mrs. Jones' 72 nd birth-
seen on the farms of the west." day will be observed this month.
Ana some or inose m the towns I she was congratulated on 'her
are not so hard on the eyes, eith- youthful appearance.
ind daughter-in-law and gTand-
Although Maw and the Girls I :Mldren are :
may treat Paw at times as though! Mrs. E. C. Naftzger and Sarah.
he was a member of the Minority Catherine. Edward. Charles. James
Party, they new fail to remem-fz.die. Areta.Mar ana Taivin Naftx-
Der him when there's a Deficit r- ur h ur. vc t iarrt
X . a, W - a . M a . 1 " ' a. wa aaa-
I V- S aaa. itliIU VVBi VS. t
Mrs. W. E. Barnett; Mr. and Mrs.
W. Howard Ramp and Neva
Ramp; Mr. and. Mrs. C. T. Brizey
and Winnifrtd BTixey: Mr. and
ter, with more centralixed respon
"Aviation Is rapidly becoming
the means of transportation. Mod
ern transportation facilities are es
sential to Salem's future growth.
The airport bond issue should be
'I will favor and work for the
general improvement of the city
of Salem as the need for improve
ment arises. I have adopted as my
slogan "Make a Big City out of
As a practicing attorney and tax
payer of this city and at one time
a member of the city council and
interested in the growth and pros
perity of the city, I believe 1 can
be of real service if re-elected to
the city council.
GIRLS ARE COMING
Dollar Down V Dollar A Week
A cock-eyed liar I've found out.
Is Mister Luther Quelf;
'This system I'll install." said he. Mrs. Paul Jones and Paul, Jr.. Am
"Will soon pay for itself." iato and ETans Jonej. Mr M
I Mrs. Ralph Harper, Myra and Re-
Well up ahead of all the warh Rath Harper.
pictures," says the New York! Others present for the occasion
World, speaking of "The Patent! were a brother of Mrs. Jones.
Leather Kid." I Charles Darland anri hor nnh..
- :n-law and niece, Mr. and Mrs.
Glenn Singer, leading j wise-1 Aaron Loasrfae: Mr. and Mrs M
cracker with the Singer Stock beorge Russi and Doris Russi.
Co., is going to try (Sunday indLit..i v : ,.., ,
w , - . . . - . liUHuctu tv ana oi roruaca ana
Monday at the Oregon) to tell I,,,. .
'Nothing But the Truth." Havingi ;"- .. ' " "u,"rr na
PUPILS MUST STAY
AFTER Fill EXAM
v some slight acquaintance with
him but then it just in a
show this time.
If you are anxious to learn
gents prefer blondes if they do
you have your last chance. That
"laaghingest" picture closes to
night at the Elsinore.
k EXHIBIT IT MR
GRADE SCHOOLS AXD LKSLIK
TO DISPLAY AT 8EXATOR
Cheer up. When Alexander the!
Great died he was just as dead
as the late Enoch N. Pettingell.
of Coyote Corners. Saskatchewan
A Tight Finaarial So, new
An art exhibit featuring thr
work of th e pupils 1 n the s i
Trades of the nine grade school:
f the city and of Leslie Junioi
ligh school will be held in the
Her wifely arms went round hifjenator hotel Friday and Satur-
She clasped with fond embrace
Said he, "I never in my life
Was quite so closely pressed for
However, Fanchon tc Marco are
sending zo glorious girls right
lay. May 18 and 19, from 9 o'clock
n the morning to 5 o'clock and
7 o'clock to 9 o'clock in the eve-
ilng. In addition to the art work.
.eslie will have exhibits from ev-
ry department of the school.
Mrs. Ida M. Andrews, directoi
f art and mechanical drawing in
from Flo Ziegf eld's Follies to the! schools, is sponsoring the dis
t-isinore Sunday and Monday
"The Patsy" you'll like it is
Lou Dunn, who handles lead
ing roles in the Manhattan Stock
Co.. came west first for his health
and went to ranching In Wyom
ing. "I gained ten pounds the first
year." he related, "but along in
the second summer the jack-rabbits
began getting cagey it got
po that it took me a whole day to
run one of them down and I was
fast slipping back in. weight So 1
quit but I was in the pink of
condition, at that."
"I am simply amazed at your
impertinence." said the indignant
Mrs. Hillcrest Withingham-Bates
to Dr. Beemlsh. "the idea of pre
scribing a mustard plaster for a
woman of my social position."
itay. During the two days of tht
xhlbyt, teachers of the variom
.ehools will assist and on Satur
lay and after school Friday eighth
ind ninth grade girls from Leslie
Mrs. Andrews planned and exe
uted a smaller exhibit
A slide-snlitting RTtrop nf turn
Tals in Paree" that's what thev
say about "Legionnaires in Paris."
the uproarious comedy picture
that comes to the Oregon today
for a three day showing. There's
an excellent home talent stock
company at the Oregon Thursday
and Friday nights, too. by the
way. "The Redemption" is the
Play, by the Orpheus Stock Co.
The last few pedestrians will
prooaoiy De collected, nlaced on
reserves, and kept for the very
i ii n iu run over.
"Belgian Rose" is the offering
by the Elsinore Manhattan Play
ers tomorrow and Saturday, with
a matinee the last day. It's a
whale of a play and made to or
der for the Manhattans. "The Last
Walts" is the picture, and if we
take the word of the New York
News for it. "it's one of the best
acted pictures of. the year with a
story that's new and a setting
that would be hard to improve
"The Coward" is the screen of
fering with the Singer Stock Co.
at the Oregon Sunday and Mon
day. It's a thrilling tale of New
ork society and the great north
woods a melodramatic whiz-bang.
CARL POPE RELATES
How He Got His Reputation
Ananias was called to the stand
-'"u?" yU OD AuglMt
2th? asked the spokesman for
the Senate committee.
"I don't remember." answered
"Offers new angle. . . In realism
it equals, if not excels other photo
plays of its kind. . . Barthelmeos'
best work on the screen," say the
Detroit Tree Press, in a review of
..fTbe Patent Leather Kid." the
sensational screen drama that
comes to the Elsinore next week.
The big eastern dailies are unan
imous In praising the picture a
condition unique where film re
views are concerned.
The Department of Agriculture
has issued a bulletin. "Sefen
Ways to Cook Turnip." Ah. farm
relief at last!
1 Auto, tank;
Don't send flowers
- Good-bye Hank.
It's bad lock to fan off a
When yon bury the hatchet
don't mark the spot.
Carl T. Pope, candidate for the
:ity council in the first ward, has
ssued the following statement of
lis attitude on city issues:
"I favor a continuance of the
iresent progressive program, witi.
i careful scrutiny of all cxpen
litures. L favor a careful audit cf
he city's records, to ascertain Just
Arnere we stand financially and tc
nsure that the large bond ssue&
pproved by the people are expend
Jd as the people intended thev
hould be. Salem is no longer a vll-
age and the vast sums raised by
axation and bond issues should
e handled in a business way.
"Salem should have a new char
The fact that eighth grade ex
aminations are being held this
week does not permit either par
cnts or children home from school
or teachers to dismiss them for the
.emainder of the year. County
School Superintendent Fulkerson
It is the school law, the super-
ntendent said, that pupils must
tay in school until the eighth
jrade is completed and writing of
jrade work. A number of students
may find they have failed to make
satisfactory marks in one or more
f the examinations and alse
hould remain in school to make
up work that was neglected during
the review preceding the state
quiz. Teachers have been notified
to hold their eighth grade pupils.
intil school is out for the year.
Questions for over 2000 pupils
were distributed for the eighth
;rade examinations, the sixth
,'rade physiology and seventh
jrade geography and Oregon his
ory. The first examinations were
jeld Wednesday morning, with
students writing n arithmetic
writing and Oregon history; in the
uternoon the schedule inlude
nsiory, spelling and agriculture
The state examinations will be
ompleted today, with physiology
md language this mornlnr ni
geography, civil government and
eading this afternoon.
In addition to the county schools
ixcept those of the first class, a
.lumber of pupils from the boys
naming scnoois are
writing on the questions, although
chool law does not require them
o do so.
waai: no men. xes, siree.
that's just it. There's not a single
man among Fanchon & Marco's
10 glorious girls, who by the way,
are the famous band of girls who
created such a stir along Broad
way last season because of their
unusual musical innovations In the
"Follies of 1927" Ziegf ield featur
ed the girls as the flash climax to
his already brilliant first act of the
"Follies" and since then they've
become the talk of the country.
They'll be here, all 20 of 'em, for
two days, beginning Sunday.
They're bringing a carload of
trnnks full of mdsical instruments.
costumes and scenery. Their com
plete program with all the novel
ties and lighting effects as used in
the "Follies" is going to be pre
sented for Elsinore patrons.
A few years ago these 20 lucky
girls were scattered from Paw
tucket to San Diego. Some were
jcnool teachers, secretaries col
lege girls, and in fact girls 'from
every walk of life came, each hav
ng hidden talents that had been
held down for lack of an oppor
tunity. Today they are the most
talked up musical act on the vau
They've got "It." having all been
glorified by Flo Ziegfield, but more
than that they've written history
with their original snappy, breezy
tyle of syncopation.
not fanny brought here befor m.
I'll gir 'em all days at hard
But he got to Judge only Lorelei
Lee, the champion gold-digger,
who was portrayed by Ruth Taylor,
former "two-reeler" comedienne
who won the big role. And he let
her off. scot-free.
The courtroom scene Is one of
the ..biggest laugh episodes In the
picture which Malcolm St. Clair
directed with Alice White, Holmes
Herbert, Ford Sterling. Trixie Fri-
ganxa. Mack Swain and Emily Fltz-
roy in other great comedy parts.
TDSATU D LI GHT
. And. the honeymoon's over whea
he begins bringing home gum
JAMES W. MOTT
HEAR HTM OVER RADIO KGW
inLKHUAi, MAY 17, 7:40 P. M
"We Need a New CoarM&mB
For 21 yeara Mr. Hawlev's rec
ord in Congress has been one of
almost total Inactivity.
He has refused consistently, to
concern himself with legislation of
importance to his district.
He deriiaed to have any
thin to do with the StanfleM
O. C. land graad rewad bill
and rvfoaed erea to latrodaco
It la tb Houae aatll forced to
Although the last publte build
ings bill carried an appropriation
of One Hundred and Sixty-Nine
Million Dollars. Mr. Hawley failed
to secure a single dollar of It for
his dVitrict. which has not received
one postoffloa since 1913.
DO NOT OOXFU8E THE WAYS
AND MEANS WITH THE AP
The Ways astd fffmas Com
mittee haa abaobatety so jar
ladletiosi over approprlatiowa
of aay Mad awr over any log
ialatiom la which this district
THE JCUKOTION OF JAMES W.
MOTT MEANS ACTTVE REPRE
SENTATION Cf CONGRESS.
Paid Adv. Mott for Congress Com
mittee. Astoria, Neil Morflt. Chair
TO BE DISPLAYED
I believe the communication of
the ministers ought to have great
?r prominence than It was given
yesterday. I think it should be
displayed in large type, in Justice
to Judge McMahan. beraiia i
know that Mr. McMahan has
fought on the dry side of the anti-
saloon fight during all his active
life. He was one of th fir in
the great fight. I refer to the fol
To the Editor:
The Anti-Saloon League en
dorsed for the supreme courl
Judge Rossman and Judge Rand
and stated that It opposed Judge
We find that the officials of the
league sent no inquiry to any
ministers in Salem concerning
fudge McMahan's qualifications
and that they made no Inquiry of
Tudge McMahan as to his present
or past attitude on the liquor
Some of us have known Judge
McMahan for a third of a cenlary
and we are all conversant with
his life's history and hs activities
as citizen and judge. We,' there
fore, protest that he has 'been
placed In a false position before
the temperance people of this
state and we hereby affirm our
confidence in him, both as an
honest, efficient and fearless
judge, and as a citizen worthy of
the -confidence of all the people.
W. C. Kantner, Congregational
S. Darlow Johnson, Methodist
U. S. Crowder. Methodist Min
ister. W. N. Coffee. Free Methodist!
Salem. Ore.. May 15, 1928.
Patrons of the Oregon theater
will have their first chance to see
;ay scenes of Paris during the Le
?ion convention and witness the
hilarious antics of Al Cooke and
Kit Guard in "Legionnaires in
?aris." the FBO production sched
aled to have its initial performan
ces today. It runs two days here
Based on the adventures of twe
x-doughboys attending the Ameri
:an Legion convention in the
.rench capital, "Legionnaires in
Paris" is a rolicking, wholesome
omedy chuck full of laughs froir
jtart to finish.
In addition to the fun-fest pro
rided by the two popular ocme
dians, the picture provides fur
her interest through scencv
tually taken in Paris while the
boys of the A. E. F. were "whoop
ng it up" nine years after the
;igning of the Armistice.
Cooke and Fuard are supporter
by a carefully selected cast, which
ncludes Louise Lorraine Virginia
Sale, and John Aaaon, the giant
gendarme who stands more than
eight feet high In his socks.
COURT ROOM SEEN
GETS LARGE LAUGH
Chester Conklin. the walrus
mustached comedian, plays tht
role of a judge in the Paramount
creen version of Anita Loos' com
edy classic, "Gentlemen Prefer
Blondes," which is being shown
tofs week at the Elsinore theater.
Elevated to the Judiciary, Ches
er looked around the courtroom
"Now I'd like to have all those
motion picture critics who say I'm
comedy-drama by J. A. Fraser,
will be presented at the Oregon
theater today and Friday by the
Orpheus players as a part of the
The play gives a vivid picture
of human life and through its
presentation by an exceptionally
fine cast places before the people
who see it a fine moral leason.
This play will be given at the
Oregon in addition to the pictureT
"The Legionnaires in Paris
Manager Frank D. Bligh of the
Capitol theater announces that he
will hold over "The Jazz Singer"
for a couple more days, such tre
mendous crowds are coming and
so many people who would like to
see this wonderful picture again.
Mr. Bligh will offer a an added
attraction the opening, of Movie
tone News, and Movietone Enter
tainments. In the talking news
there will be seven events, "Naval
Academy inspected by Congress,"
"Governor of Rome on way to
America," "Life Guards to the
Rescue at Long Beach, Calif.."
a four act '."Floating Islands in Mid-Atlantic
for Airplanes." "Frank Lock hart
Shortly Before His Tragic Death."
"Odd Duel Between Aeroplane
See and hear Col. Lindbergh on1
their extra compensation except
one . Th bill was plainly uncon
stitutional as our constitution
plainly provides the pay shall be
limited to $3 per day. The peo
ple have twice voted against giv-1 plunging downward at a terrifj,
Ins any more than the latter fig
ure. 'Can you furnish the vote on
the bill referred to stating: how
each member voted on the bill? I
am informed only one member
from this county refusal iaeextra
pay. What guarantee have we
that another bill of a similar char
acter will not be passed at the
I would like to know the atti
tude of the different candidates.!
on this question. I am told that
A. N. Moores and C. Nelson have
expressed their disapproval of any
such graft and I would like to
hear from the other candidates on
into net declines of 4 to $13 d
The closing was weak. Pri-es
collapsed all around in the tiaj.1
hour, even the airplane Buur
pace. Curtlas Aero, which viaj
yesterday at $1(9 1-8 andt.
early to 192, slumped to "TV:
Wright Aero was down 15 poiut,
from H early top, while radio aT
187 was 18 points under where it
left off yesterday. General M .
tors dropped more than five point,
below its previous close. Total
sales approximated 4.750.iu ...
TOLL BRIDGE AKKKll
STOCK PRICES GO UP
his take off for France, and too
his arrival in America, his speech
and the parade.
DAVOSOn flEMLI S
KING FOR COUNTY
AIRPLANE ISSUES LEAD AD
VANCE IN WALL STREET
Lawford Davidson, who plays
with Richard Barthelmess in First
National's "The Patent Leather
Kid," coming from its long Broad
way run, gets no thrill out of vis
iting army camps.
Davidson visited one during the
war and stayed there two years. It
was a German prisoners' camp, of
two acres only, entirely surround
ed with barbed wire, and while
Davidson found no trotfble in en
tering it, leaving was an entirely
iifferent matter. In fact, he was
he Kaiser's guest there, and they
nsisted on his remaining.
Early in the war Davidson, who
s English, enlisted with the First
South Wales Borderlsts. In an at-
ack on a German machine gun
lest he was driven into a dugout.
lit over the head with a shovel and
aptured. He spent the rest of the
var without suspenders, a quaint
German custom of handling pris-
ners how can you run away if
you can't keep your pants up?
Davidson plays the heavy in
The Patent Leather Kid."
H. E. King, who is a candidate
for the office of county co'mmis
sioner, is a well known farmer of
the Waldo Hills: is of an old pio
neer family. He is 55 years old.
NEW YORK, May 16. (AP)
A sensational advance in prices
on the New York stock exchange,
led by airplane issues was check-
led late today by a general selling
1 mnvamant Kn1!AKnj . . . 1
t uchcicu iu ue uaseu on
tears that speculation was being
carried to excees. Wright Aeoro
nautical after soaring $30 a share
to a new high record at $244
qukly broke to $234 and Curtiss
fell from $191. which represented
an extreme gain of $22, to $181.
Early gains $2 to $10 a share in
WASHINGTON. May 16. , a I
A measure to authorize i.. i
Montague to build a toll briuv
across the Columbia river at
near Arlington. Ore., was introd i
ed in the house today by Repre;,.-:,
tative Sinnott. republican, o
LNODOX. May (AIM -Katherine
Compton. widely known
actress and widow of the drama
list, R. C, Carton, died today aft
er a prolonged illness.
a month and a half after the dat!.
of her husband.
born and raised in Marion countv
Went, to school in Salem, graduat-jotner 8PcuIative issuea were cut
. r. W n J i
ing at the Capital Business college
and is well qualified to fill the
very important office.
Mr. King is a nephew of Judge
Hunt and is highly recommended
by him to the voters and tax pay
ers of Marion county for the of
fice to which he aspires. (Signed)
J. T. Hunt, F. E. Shafer. Chas. R.
Archerd. Guy O. Smith.
KANSAS HIT BY TORNADO
Family at White Cloud Stricken
by Sodden Storm
HOW WOULD TREY
down and in a few cases converted
I understand that a bill was
passed by the last legislature in
creasing the pay of members of
that session per day and all the
members from this county took
For Representative Vote
25 years resident and taxpayer
Marion county. Active in business
and civic affairs. A man whose,
past record is his best qualification
to secure beneficial legislation for
ST. JOSEPH, Mo., May 1.
(AP) Mrs. Ed Cox was killed
ler sister. Mrs. Charles C. Cash
may die and four Cox children.
Marie. 7; Gladys, 5; Charles. 3;
md an infant were hurt when a
ornado struck White Cloud, Kas.,
near here late Tuesday.
HIAWATHA. Kas., May 16.
AP) A call from White Cloud
Kas., 18 miles from here late Tnes-
lay for all available dockers and
mrses to care for persons injured
n a tornado which struck there.
VOTE for HAL BOSS
SECRETARY OF STATE
FRIDAY, MAY 18
The most capable man for this office
Efficient, Clean and Consciencious
Opposed to political graft
Pd. Adv. by Hosa for Secretary of State (lab
Alene Philips, Sec.
NEW YORK, May 16. ( AP)
Harry F. Sinclair, chairman of the
board of Sinclair, Consolidated Oil.
company today was re-elected a J
director at the annual meeting of
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