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The Weir Oregon Statesman. Salem Oregon, Wednesday Morning, January 23, 1929
Inquiry Conducted by Sena
tor Steiwer nd" Com
mittee N ears Close
. WASHINGTON. Jan. 21 (AP)
; The presidential primary ram.
! paira cost the fifteen candidates
in the tw omajor parties 1894,096
and' It was money legitimately
i spent In the opinion of the senate
, campaign funds Investigation com
Chairman Steiwer of the com-
.mittee submitted the reoort to the
: senate reeling only with the pre.
convention cam palm - and he in
i eluded a recommendation from thp
committee for legislature to "safe
guard against., possible future
abuses in primary campaigns and
In. conrentlon contests."
J Hoorer Spends Most
r Herbert Hoover reported the
largest . amount with " pre-eonven-tlon
expenditure) placed at 1396.
2 S 4. 18.' Alfred Smith who won the
. . . . i .
-, largest spender In the primaries.
; the committee putting, his expens.
es at $162,622.53.
',' i Prank O. Lowden who made a
. determined fight for the republl
I ran nomination was third In line
In expenditures with 187.415 97
: , and the late Senator Frank Willie
- of Ohio, was fourth with expenses
I The committee reported $75,
,24.51 was spent in the primaries
which it was unable to allot to any
Quiz Not Completed
The inauiry of the committee
iuiu lua camjjai(u i tun
presidential campaign has not yet
been completed. No hearings what,
ever hare 'been held on this and
"' 1 its present intention- to rely on
the campaign reports submitted by
the national committees of the
rufous political parties.
The reports of, the candidates
in the primary campaign with the
receipts ltated first and then the
Republicans: Herbert Hoover,
tSft.151.93. $395,254.18: Chas.
nrtis $12,255. $11,539.67: Chas.
Dawes $579.60. $579.50;
orge G. Norris, nothlnx. $6,282;
.Tias O. Watson. $35,831. $.16.
76; Frank O. Lowden $100
tB2.34. $87,416.97: Frank Willis
52.987.T7. $66,884.52 and Guy
D. Ooff. nothing. $2,979.66.
Democrats: Alfred E. Smith,
$142,248.96. $152,622.53; Walter
F.. George, nothing. $115; Cordell
Hull $1,845. $1,845: Thomas J.
Walsh $1,257. $2,199.95; James
A. Reed $51,481.64, $52,9626.
and Atlee Pomerens, nothing,
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22.
CAP) Grand jury Inrestigation
to show how John Hawkins, con
vict, obtained "the pistol - with
which he started a gun battle in
an elerator cage in which he was
killed and Deputy Sheriff A. R.
Jones, seriously wounded here to
day was asked by the county board
of superrlsora after the shooting,
Hawkins was handcuffed to
Robert "Zeke" Hayes, a fellow
conrlct. They were being returned
.o. their cells after they had ap
peared In a superior court room
o hare robbery and other cases
.gainst them continued. " Deputy
IbertTf Tom Rlggtns said Haw
tins suddenly . Jabbed a gun
igainst. his ribs and snapped:
"Drop this elerator- and don't.
ou guys move.
John Pope, negro eierator boy,
cade a more which drew Haw-
sins attention and Hlgglna
rushed "the gun upward, ie aald.
The sh6otlcg began, wtth both
ieputy sheriffs firing. Hawkins
ras hit by fire bullets. Deputy
fones -was shot through, the neck
rod body. Hayes received a wound
n the chest and Hlgglnstmd Pope
reaped with slight hurts and bul
let damaged clothing.
Sheriff "William I. Traeger be
gan a search for a woman who had
met JiawkJns at the train when lie
uoarded it from San Quentin pen-
ten-tiary last October, bellering
he might know how Hawkins got
the gun. It had been the pro
perty of a turnkey in the Jail here.
Hawkins and Hays, who had
erred numbers of Jail terms, had
been sent to San Quentin for rob
bing a jewelry store messenger in
San Francisco. Officers here said
they had wounded a policeman in
making an escape at St. Louis two
By ROE FULKERSON
by Central Pr AwoetetMCnrel
READ THIS FIRST: i
At I hica school alnmni daaea Batty
Brows finds kartell anaUraetira t men.
A eonaaltatioa with her another ad her
(rteaa Lois makes her feel that her lack
of attraction it physical. She determines
to lean dancing- to make herself more
rraeefnl. She gets her father s approval
and her aaother'a reluctant consent, but
Qeorre Harris, the boy next door, thcr
(SOW CO OX WITH THE STOKT)
' . CHAPTER VI "
. The dance recital was in the
ballroom of a large hotel. When
Betty arrired the ball was packed
with the friends and relatires of
the performers. It was a fash
ionably dressed audience; as Bet
ty walked down the aisle behind
the usher she smiled, repeating
her little rhyme in tune to her
The ticket Lois had given her
orchestra played the overture and
then the prologue was recited by
a pretty girl attired as a page.
The curtain went back, showing
the stage empty aare for a: piece
of maure snk in its center. 1
A breeze stirred the potted
palms, rnnatling their fronds. It
caught the edge of the ailk. -send
ing it -flattering upward, reread
ing the reclining body of a pretty
girl, who yawned and caught Its
edge as it floated away.
She rose gracefully. In time
to the music, she began a slow
dance, the tempo of which in
creased until she seemed to float
with the scarf. It wared In uni
son with her morements, j some
times high flung and at others
twined around her supple body.
Behind her 20 other girls
drifted in, their pastel-tinted
scarfs forming a background for
the pretty solo dancer. Betty was
carried away with the beauty and
LONDON. Jan. 22. (AP)
Three kings of Afghanistan one
present and two past- are gather
ing their forces for a new strug
gle for the throne of that turbu
lent country. The difficulties of
communication hare giren rise to
sinister rumors of what is hap
pening in the dynastic struggle
but according, to adrices received
at Peshawar and Delhi in India,
the- situation does not appear to
hare changed greatly in the past
"the waterboy" before his foree.
ful seizure of the title of king, is
still in control of Kabul while the
deposed Amanullah seems to be
strengthening his hold in the Kan
dahar region. Inayatullah, the
ivnlucky kng for three days, is on
the way to join his brother at
A struggle for supremacy be
tween Kabul- and Kandahar is in
prospect. Reports reaching Mos
cow from Herat were that large
bodies of troops from, Kandahar
and Ghazni regions are concen
trating at Ghazni and Ammanul
lah will lead these forces in an at
tempt to regain his throne. It is
added that ' Kabul is suffering
from pillage and a shortage of
food with complete stagnation of
There are many indications that
Ammanullah and his brother may
still count upon considerable sup-
Ilablbullah, who was called port in the country.
grace 6T1t, and Joined heartily
in the applause which followed
this opening number.
A curtain near the front ot the
stage dropped, tearing room for
a girl, who sang a song In a too
shrill roice but made up for -vocal
deficiencies by finishing with a
clog dance. Betty thought her
father would enjoy it, for the
girl's feet, were lightning llke.
and noisy enough to please a trap
'The program specified' that en
cores were not permitted. After
receiring her well-earned applause
the clogger retired and the cur
tain rose behind her to show a
cabaret scene. : Around tables
were seated pupils not dancing
in this scene. The setting was ar
ranged to giro opportunity tor the
solo dancers and opened with a
llrely dancing chorus which did
a pretty soft shoe number.
Then the spotlight, played oa
a earner of. .the stage and Betty
got her first riew of her, friend
Lois. She was dressed as a wood
sprite. A garland ot leaves around
her loins and another across 4sr
chest constituted her costume. As
.V. Am-m. V nf that
- "igpftrkilng; he siippec
stage a muscular boy came tromKe of hbj BMt.
ma anpoBua win, mm cvnuius
was much the same as hers, lear-
ing his splendidly dereloped body
The program titled the dance,
"The Pursuit" With turning
gesture, the "boy danced toward
her; with coy morements she
eraded him, while she lured him
on. Sereral times she slipped be
tween his outstretched hands.
Then he caught her, throwing her
high, where she posed lightly in
"He tossed her aside to dance
away alone. She followed until
he turned, then leaped Into his
arms. Catching her, he put his
hand to the middle of her back
and held her abore his head,
steadying her with' the other hand
grasping her ankle".
Burst after burst of applause
greeted the rarlous figures of this
adagio number. When the boy
finally walked off the stage with
Lois draped orer his arm. the
show was stopped until they came
To Betty the dance was abso
lutely charming. She began to
understand the lure Lois had for
men. She had learned gesture,
posturing, ' expression, and to use
her hands gracefully. No awk
ward girl could hope to Imitate
her unless systematically trained
Betty was shocked at Lois' cos
tume, or rather lack of it. Not
only was she too tall erer to at
tempt such dancing, but Betty
felt ' she could nerer appear in
public with such absence ot cloth
lnf. ; r"' - V
Two bos did a clog; then the
stage was again, darkened and
the spotlight turned to one side.
Into the light cam a .dark girl
whose body was eridently pow
dered to make It darker. Her
torso was bare sare for a spangled
brassiere, but a Idng full skirt
corered her from hips down.
Her morements could not be
called dancing. They, were more
a panther-like glide, her bare feet
seeming' to slip along the floor.
To an Oriental air of strange min
orsshe took the center of the
stage, and began a motion which
could only be called undulation.
It commenced with her uplifted
hands, followed her arms and her
body to the hips. She began to
turn slowly. The weighted skirt
swung wide and at last stood out
straight from her hips, . tearing
her graceful and shapely legs
Betty - was uncertain whether
she was more shocked or delight
ed. There was something wild
and pdnritire about the dance.
She was fascinated. Her atten
tion was direrted by a man who
sat next to her. Half audibly a
long sibilant sound came from Ills
lips. It started la a low pitch
and rose gradually higher.
Ummmmmmmh!" he exclaimed.
His lips were parted, his eyes
kliag; he slipped forward to
Betty pulled away as far as she
coud get to the other side ot her
seat. Turning again to watcn me
Nautch dancer she found her plea
sure had gone.
The next number on the pro
gram before intermission was a
ballet of toe dancers which Betty
did not enjoy. The seeming effort
required to dance thus took from
the dancing whaterer beauty it
had for her. She was sorry for
The First ALL
Warner Baxter, and
Vltaphone Vaude- 1
rill Acts. Feature! I
. tarts at 2:30, 4:50.LJ
the girls and glad when tie dance
ended and they were reliered ; of
strain. ' - f-", '': ' .
When the curtain ffnt down
on the first half of the recital, tn
dlrlduals la the audience began
to risit back and forth.
Lou came to where Betty sat
to ask If she would ot like to go
back stage and watch from there.
Lois had no other solos, and had
studied too long to dance with
the less experienced girls la the
Behind -the seenes was happy
ui.n.t Coantllv iart ring QJn-
nA v.-a ota thorn renairlna each
TJlA UUI fsl v - r
other's make-up. a worried stage
manager checking ana oraerms
them here and there and scene
shifters pushing dancers out oi
their way. In erery open space
girls were doing kicks and back
bends to limber up.
One small girl amused Betty
more than the rest by turning cart
smi ur rapt wheel in a slow.
solemn way, as though it were a
punishment inflicted on her by
some higher power.
While one number was on, the
stage manager arranged the one
to follow it. Once Betty got in
the way and was pushed aside as
though she was a piece of scenery.
Lois told her who the rarlous
people were and explained j each
ri&nce as it went on. Finally she
asked, "Do you like It?" !
"I liked it except tne uneniai
Hnra" answered BettT. "Some
how I thought that was rulgar."
"Blah!" cried Lois. VThat
dance is a wow! It makes 'em sit
up and take notice!"
"So I saw." i
Lois saw disapproral in Betty's
. J nAtrvt If a dance
1 r.r, ,; and eet
wy wV it. That girl Is pre
narlng for a atage career. That
11 im knock the cash cus
tomers for a row of ash cans.
I thought your dance was
wonderful." " ,
.,-rr. Tm hniit for- adagio. I
wish I bad a decent partner. That
Doy is - - - ,
. VTL v aren't working
lo aim " " v 7 ...
together. He goi iunny
ox and twice as dumb.
. I thought he danced mceiy.
witiao vnu were the real
attraction in the dance.
"That's what my cheer leaders
say I" replied Loi. complacently.
UI18 lauig iui,iv.
the students on and off the stage
had a noitceable grace of more-
. tvai fianta oven the oose
nicui.. m. -
of their fingers anQ the set of
their heads were dwuuihi.
v..o mn inrlw either.
9WIQSU LLf .
when they stood or sat or when
In morement. This alone would
justify her in using osnaag.
IjOIS eXCUSea D&rmu i
curtain, explaining she was r
home with a boy in a rra
and he would pout If she '-
another girl. 0 0
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