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PRETTY LH THE
IN EPIC PHOTOPLAY
Star Gives Exceptional. Per
'jformance jn . "Patent
Leather Kid" Picture
''-On of the sweetest love stories
p. background nd with dramatic;
t. interest, suspense, i tragedy: nd
;ajih of cieTer xomedy. " 5 '
V This fo ftntshell, describe
V, tie-great epic ot tie Uafccseorvs
; ;'-Tfce Patent leather itld wnieh
ts; this .week's feature nletare - at
7The Patent Leather Kid? is
ttSaVflrst big saper-prodaetion that
It wtt chosen be-
ftcauee of the dramatic valae
Rupert Hngbes greet story, and
was carefully east, with Richard
jff BaTthelmess starring and Molly
J.firDay, a real screen find, playing
"The Patent Leather Kid" is an
'Alfred San tell production and the
greatest this successful director
Jh'.has ever produced. It was made
v 'ander the production management
Cl'ot Al Rockett who, - with his
brother Ray. produced "Abraham
Lincoln." and who has a number
of First National winners to hie
Jeredit. j "
f. "The Patent Leather Kidgis.
i V the story of n EasfSk!e boxer;
fwhQ .fell In love -with a cabaret
"dancer, who was forced Into the
war against his wishes, but who'
emerged a hero.
T&H What Weil Dressed
V Girls, Boys Will Wear
-What the well-dressed flapper
of 1928 is wearing is shown in
"Harold Teen." which comes to
be Oregon theater today. Not
only do the feminine players wear
he latest In fashions, but Arthur
ake. who enacts the title role,
ports some stunning styies in a
sqaence where he is dressed a"s a
"hlc flapper to carry through .his
initiation Into a secret fraternity.
"Harold Teen,- from the popu
4ar comic strip of that name, was
directed by Merry LeRoy for
First National Pictures.
COOLIDGE VETO BRINGS
MUCH ADVERSE TALK
(ContinJ from paga 1.)
were as follows: 1
1 "Its attempted price-fixing fsJ
,ftviacy. "The tax characteristics of the
mun- "The widespread bureaucracy
which It would set up.
"Its encouragement to proflt
.fring and wasteful distribution
f by middlemen.
"Its stimulation of oTerproduc
f 1 tion. and
S f "Its aid to our foreign agrlcul
' ' tural competitors."
' Throughout the message were
j t such terms a$ "cruelly deceptive."
& ; "highly objectionable. "repug-
8 ;, nant," "fantastic promise," and
V "governmental price fixing." The
( president compared the bill lo his
Jj own proposals for farm relief at
. the beginning of the session say
f ' inz that the latter would be in
3 ' accordance with the American trd
A i dltlon and the American Ideal of
j j reliance on and maintenance of
5 ' private initiative and individual
Of all the phases of the bill.
Mr. Coolldge appeared to be most
perturbed at tbe equalization fee
feature. He declared It to be a
"tax" and said It would involve
"an extraordinary relinquishment
of the taxing power on the part of
- "This taxation or fee." he eald.
"would not be for purposes of rev
enue in the accepted sense but
would simply yield a subsidy for
the special benefit of particular
groups of processors and export
ers." Another objection of the presi
dent was that he felt the bill
would stimulate overproduction,
which he cautioned was the real
hub of the farm problem in his
annual message. 1
"The bill runs counter to an
economic law (that of supply and
demand) as well settled as the law
of gravitation." the president said.
"Increased prices decrease - con
sumption; they also increase pro
duction. The annals of the indus
trial and agricultural world are
replete with the catastrophes that
have come In the wake of such at
tempted distortions of one of the
most fundamental principles of
The message declared that the
farmer haa profited since 1911 by
Improved methods and said that
"we should avoid the error of seek
ing In laws tne cause ot the ills of
agriculture." Recommending his
proposal, he said the severity of
the agricultural depression In the
C06TELLO ... v
- Conrad Nagel
fast think, yon se
f sad hear these stars
1 speaking their lines I
MANHATTAN PLAYERS FEATURED
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The Portland Telegram on Friday featured t he above group of Manhattan Players of the popu
lar Elsinore stock company which opens the Hipp odrome theater In that city this week. The open
ing bill at Portland is "A Dollar a Week," the p iece which the Players opened with here. The
Manhattan will produce "Your Neighbor's Business" at the Elsinore tomorrow and Saturday.
United States however, must not
If the measure Is enacted." Mr.
Coolldge declared, "one would he
led to wonder how long It would
be before producers in other lines
would clamor for similar 'equal
izing' subsides from the public
coffers. The lobbies of congress
would be filled with emmis&aries
from every momentarily distressed
industry demanding stnilar relief
5t a burdensome surplus at the
expense of the treasury.
Once we plunged into the fu
tile sophistries of each a system
of wholesale commercial doles for
special groups of middlemen and
distributors at the expense of far
mers and other producers. It is
difficult to see what the tnd might
What the final disposition of tbe
McNary-Haugen farm relief bill Is
to be was still undetermined to
night with Senator McNary debat
ing whether he would seek to have
the bill sent back .to committee
with instructions or whether he
would attempt to override tho ve
Tbe house will pay no official
attention to the bill until the sen
ate has acted. In the senate more
than the two thirds vote needed
to override the veto was obtained
on passage but in the house the
voting showed 26 ballots short of
the necessary two thirds.
Among the senators who e x
pressed dismay over the veto were
the two senators from South Da
kota where President Coolldge
spent .his vacation last summer.
It was this: vacation that many
western farm leaders hoped would
give Mr. Coolldge a different out
look on the agricultural question.
Senator Nor beck of the president's
vacationing state had this to say:
"If the republican party needs
the agriculture states next Novem
ber as it has in tbe past It will be
well to keep In mind that no can
didate can win unless he has been
aggressor in seeking Justice for
Senator McMaster. also from
South Dakota, said: "The unfor
tunate message breathes the spirit
SMITH'S FORCES LOSE
ANOTHER TEXAS FIGHT
(Continaatl ttmm paga 1.)
delegation In accord with the
plank in the state platform favor -
Governor Moody and State Sen
ator Thomas B. Love of Dallas, a
former national committeeman,
and s leader of the ultra dry forc-
(the best aw sm has ever had7
I 1 JOHN GILBERT j
n "MONTE CRISTO" nr
and his' r - I 11
i ' Roosevelt " r i
Hotel Ora Adults ...,.S5a I
-. j sdhestra , . Childrew . 4 io i
I lizinUULjJuczDLlU I
s : :
es, engaged in a hot exchange of
words when L. C. Renfro of Dal-
las. a friend of Moody's was un-'
seated from tbe committee which
was to pats on the delegates
chosen by district delegations.
Frtends came between them
when blows eeemed Imminent, and
an the governor left the rostrum
Love shouted "Crooked politics
Moody's friends gathered about
Love in so menacing an attitude
that an officer dispersed the group '
FASCISM STIRS BUENOS
AIRES; BOMB KILLS 7
(Co a tinned from paga 1.)
the work ofantl-fascists who com
prise an extremely radical ele
ment here. In a statement Issued
by the Italian consul general.
Cappani. tonight, attention was
called to the fact that the new
consular building was to have
been dedicated this afternoon and
the opinion was expressed that
anti-fascists, knowing this had
planned the bomb, timing It
wrongly however, in order to kill
the Italian ambassador and other
notables who were to have been
present. Cappani was not In the
building at the time of the blast.
MEXICO CITY. May 23 (AP)
A. bomb exploded in a lavatory
of the chamber of deputies a half
hour after congress had conclud
ed a special session this evening.
A second bomb was found unex
ploded nearby and is being exam
ined by police.
There were nocasualties and
damages were not important.
JERSEY DISPLAY DRAWS
CROWD TO FAIRGROUNDS
( Continued from page 1.)
Graymere Rose. Warren Gray.
Senior yearling heifers: First,
Eagle's Pollyanna. M. G. Gunder
son; second, Eagle's Mable Rosy,
M. G. Gunderson; third. Gladiola's
St. Mawes. F. N. Rorden; fourth,
unnamed heifer owned by Jones
Junior yearling heifers: first,
unnamed heifer owned by Hanson
and Anderson; Golden Winnie,
Heifer calves: first, owned by
Frank Kuensting; second and
! third, M.
O. Gunderson; fourth.
Frank Kuensting; fifth. Louise
Three year old bulls: Eagle
Rinda Lad. Samuel Torvend.
Senior yearling bulls: Oxford
STATESMAN, SALEM. OREGON, THURSDAY HORNING MAY 24, 192S
Queen's Oxford Bull, Hanson and
Junior yearling bulls: First,
Lad's Lady Rinda Eagle, Samuel
Torvend; second, Lion Farms
Cord. M. Weinasht: -Vive's You'll
Do, dzie Plckard; unnamed own
ed by Madson and Larson,
FALLS CTTY PLOTS
FALLS CITY, Ore.. May 2S.
(Special.) Falls City high school
h'as six graduates in the class of
1928, three girls and three boys.
They are Edith Heiber, Roberta
Hawk, Luclle Miles. Loring Hatch,
Harry Otte and Leland Adams.
Commencement exercises will
be held Thursday evening, May 31,
In Victory hall. I
Roy R. Hewitt, dean of law at
Wlllamette uniTersity will be the
speaker ot the evening. ..The Ore-'tngly impregnable in each case,
gon conference scholarship. giTn:hangIng first on one, then another
annually to the honor student of and another those playgoers will
the graduating class by the col-je tBelr fI11 when they witness
leges in the Oregon i . conference ..Tne Thirteenth Chair" at the Sa
group will be preeented by F. J. lem hi-h school anditoHum Fri-
Patton. superintendent of schools.
Diplomas Till be presented to
the graduates by E. P. Brown.'
chairman of the school board.
Jane Hammel. a Junior. wtui
play the processional. Mildred!
Thompson will play a violin solo.
Edith Reiber, class of '28, will give!
the address of "Welcome." Mildred
Grant will play a piano solo, "Po-
Uchlnelle by Serge . Rachmanin
off. Jack Grant will close the pro
gram with a vocal solo. Jane
Hammell will play tbe recessional.
Ushers will be selected from the
junior class as usual.
Baccalaureate services will be
held Sunday evening. May 27, at
8 o'clock at the Methodist Episco
pal church. The following is the
program for the evening.
Processional: Mildren Thomp
son, Percie Miles, violins, Mrs. H.
Mather Smith, piano.
Song: Choir ot high school stu
dents, directed by Mrs. Mabel
Hatch, and congregat'
Invocation. J. A. Re.aer.
Scripture reading. J. A. Reiber,
Address. Harold H. Miles.
Benediction. ' - ' .
MYERS SPEAKER TODAY
dress Join' :
Member to Ad-
Much Interest has been aroused
among members of tbe luncheon
clubs far Salem over the visit to
day ot Jefferson "Myers. -member
of the United States Shinning
board, who will address a joint
meeting of all these clubs at the
Marion hotel. His subject is 'the
The meeting will be held In the
main dining room and will be at
tended by members of the Rotary.
Kiwanls and Lions club and "tot
the Salem Realty board. '.T.5
C P. Bishop will preside and
Governor I. L. Patterson will In
troduce the speaker.
Mex 8ealpera Curbed
MEXICO CITY TwentT-flve
percent advance is enough profit
for curbstone renders of theater
tickets, city officials bare decided.
"AND ALL'S WELL'
. lor your motor
LIFE SHE STUDY
OFFERED AT 0. A. C.
In orders to provide at a nomi
nal cost, instruction In first aid
and lif saving, swimming, diving,
camp protection and kindred sub
jects, the Pacific branch of the
American Red Cross will conduct
three first aid and life saving in
stitutes on the Pacific coast during
the summer. One will be held on
the Oregon State college campus,
beginning Jane & and continuing
through until June-17. Many per
sons from here have already Indi
cated that they would attend.
Although all persons interested
In -first aid or water safety, are
eligible 'for registration, the in
stitute is particularly tor, those
who are first aid instructors,
swimming teachers, ITte guards,
camp directors and leaders in wa
ter activity, Instruction at the in
stitute is given by member of the
American Red Cross first aid and
life saving staff and by volunteer
experts in first aid and water
sport who serve on the staff with
out remuneration, c. Longfellow,
national known swimmer, will
have charge of the affair at Cor
vallis. The institute will be operated at
cost and the fee includes room,
board,- instruction, textbook, and
insignia which is earned at the in
stitute. All fees will be collected
upon registration, at the college.
In order to properly safeguard
the health of the students, a Red
Cross nurse will be available at
the institute. The comfort and wel
fare of the women students will be
under the supervision of an exper
ienced dean of women. Each stu
dent will be requested to bring two
bathing suits, sweaters, hath robes.
sport clothes, and raincoats.
The student body of the instl
tute will be divided Into two
groups, the one being for! those
who are attending a Red i Cross
First Aid and Life Saving insti
tute for the first time and the
other for those who have previous'
ly attended a First Aid and Life
r iv ... . i . i
x uo uiuiw ul man uciion nor me
institute will deal with first aid
to the injured, life saving,; swim
ming, diving, water games and
pageants, boating and canoeing
and administrations. The other
institutes will be held at San Die
go and Capltola, California.
Further information concerning
the institute at Corvallis may be
obtained from Robert Board man
at the local T. M. C. A. building.
Registration wUl be limited to 40
SORY THRILLS FILL
Salem folk who like a play
reekinK with mvtslerv and xua-
pense and with suspicion; seem-
dav eTIlIng of thia week.
Added the enshrouded glory
, . .
C " "l ''.".'.1 "ZT1"X
Ask About It!
; The , Screen Sensation
of the Tear!
- . ... . '
lvsl Now :
Chair" is something jyiw on the
local stage; the cast, from hero to
valet, are members of the school
faculty. Suffice It to say. here
Is where the senior high school
students hare critical revenge
even if secret.
- - The leading roles are played by
Miss Mary L- Wisecarver, French
teacher, Luke GUI of the physical
education department, MSss Cecil
McKercher, commert 4 instruc
tor, Ralph Bailey, history teacher
and debate coach, Louie Ander
son, athletic coach. R. W. Taven
ner, aaistant principal, and Earl
Douglas of Leslie junior high.
Miss Bernice Schroeder is coach
ing the play and Is. incidentally,
also a member of the cast. Ac
cording to reports emanating
from her, the teacher-players are
doing excellent work and by the
time the curtain rolls up Friday
night It will be hard to believe the
actors make their living listening
to youth conjugate verbs, an'
Because it is a mystery play,
little of the story can he told. But
this much is permiasahle: The
scenes take place in a wealthy
home. AIL characters are on the
stage, when suddenly the lights
are off, moans emitted, a piercing
scream light again and a cry of
murder. Where is the. knife?
That is the mystery the play must
solve. Who has done this horri
ble crime? Who?
Out of the funny
sheet onto the
screen! . A high
school romance that
your own "teen"
years. Seven roar
are you ready iFor .
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Pupils la the 1A snd 2B grades
at Richmond school will contrl-
. . vi. v ii wa
given oj luai scuuui r . ua, 1
- .v i .v. .m
cunureu, JW ""V ' ITITIZL.. "iWZ. Hons: does:
have spent their music period the
last several weeks practicing uDon
such seemingly meaningless
things things as bottles of water,
and blocks, baby rattles, toy
drums and xylophones.
They have oeen getting their
toy orchestra, which played orig
inally at holiday time, into stride
again that It may play "The Stars
and Stripes Forever," "Yankee
Doodle" and "Marching Through
Georgia," the latter two espe
eailly, for tbe old soldiers In the
Memorial exercises. That day the
members of this band which pro-
daces readily recognizable music
from its make believe instru
ments, will appear in red. white
and blue caps which their teacher,
Mrs. May belle Burch. Is making
for the occasion.
The orchestra plays to the ac
companiement of a phonograph.
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OH, BOYS! 4 rf-r'1'.
""The Circus '4
STARTING MONDAY! V'
II 11 I
Mrsv BurcVs) pnpfls- recently
gained' much enjoyment from a
"circus they held the day before
the real thing came to- town lat
week. As soon "as they heard a
cirens was coming to town, they
began their plans. Animals
varying sizes sad kinds wereu
out and color! and modelled fii
to P arade upon a long strip of
waii mner. Horses, drawing par
ade .vehicles or brightly arrayed
ani ruarrhini? aione.
" - . n i9Pr hull
Inrf rarefullv Juggling large oaiib
monkeys; altogether some 18 ani
mal tribes were mounted for the
parade", and contributed to the
glee of circus dsys.
Mckenzie pass opened
The McKensIe Psss was open
ed for traffic at noon Wednesday
according to a telegram' received
at the local offices of the state
highway commission. A snow plow
operated by the highway depart
ment was the first vehicle to reach
the summit. '
Reports received here indicat
ed that travel over McKensIe
Pass this year would be 'heavier
than ever before.
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