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The OREGON STATESMAN. Salem. Oregon, Sunday Morning. August 18, 1929
Greater Movie Season Be
gins With Much Gusto
By OLIVE M. DO A K
So many wise cracks and puns :
dart in euch quick succession in
the show which opened the (
"greater movie season" at the El- ;
sinore Saturday night that one
"gets the habit" before one gets
out ot the theatre, so here I am i
saving that the "four Mnrxmen"
who carry the ehov forward with
such darn are more deadly wHh
their puni than the three Mus
ketterg ever thought of being with ;
their swords. I
These "Marxr-ien" are the j
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ramous xamuy snonn i - m-.
aTre world as the "mad Marx" ,
family. "Harpo" the youngest :
one of the four, goe3 through the ;
complete show without uttering a j
single word, and by his dumb'ae-i
tlons he manages to bring laugn
He has a b!: of history that is ;
rorth looking r.p. His biography ,
was In ons o the July iscues of I
Colliers and it Is a story worth !
reading. His main forte Is his
harp playins and he demonstrates
this. In the musical comedy "The j
Cocoanuts" in which he and his.:
three brothers appear at the Elsi-;
nore this week.
Personally I could see nothing
lint ths M?.nc brothers in this play.
All the others were foils for them. !
Orhcr gutsts at the theatre this j
weefc may feel that Oscar Shaw j
and Mary Eaton are equally fine. '
The? arCibQtb, musical comnay
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stars ttBttlfrwiWP?f i" "T
vptv brKhtlfr a
than the nvWfc;
The dancing which appears all J
the way through the comedy is
Monday, August 19
9 :00 a. m. Golfing orshopping.
12 :30 p. m Luncheon at Marion Hotel
Mrs. Harold C. Jones, presiding.
Address: 0. Sam Cummings, Dallas, Tex.
Imm. Past International President.
2 :00 p. m. Drive to various gardens.
2 :30 p. m. Musical, at the residence of
Prof, and Mrs. T. S. Hoberts
505 North Summer St.
3 :00 to 5 :00 p. m! Garden Tea in honor of Mrs. T. Har
ry Gowman and visiting ladies at the Cooler
and Deckenbach Gardens.
Spokane String Orchestra.
South Bend Orchestra.
6:30 p.m. Governor's Banquet, Armory.
9:15 p.m. Governor's Ball.
Schindler's Suburban Ball Room.
Tuesday, August 20
10:30 a. m. Drives. Courtesy cars furnished.
12:30 p. m. Luncheon at Marion Hotel.
Mrs C. C. Aller, presiding.
Chas. F. Walker, President Northwestern
School of Commerce, Portland, Oregon.
2 : 30 to 5 : 30 p. m. Bridge Tea, Elks Temple.
Theatre Party for ladies not playing bridge,
7 :00 p. m. District Banquet, Armory.
Dist. Gov. T. Harry Gowman, presiding.
Entertainment program and stunts furnished
by clubs of the District.
Daring Aerial Stars
New Innovation Calculated
To Draw Crowds at
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High Deck, a peak some four
MtlA. am . 9 n a A n will Ha
, . f i in lies etisi ui vootauta "
and seems to bear out ( c,imbed tQ - by so Chemeketans.
the statement oi vu J??"??' ! The party went to Cascadia Satur.
tices that Paramount spent a heap ftern001l where they camped
of money in producing th s show ' .
You may hav etrouble in hear
ing some of the conversation.
Same of the voices are not geod
but the auction sale of "Cocoa
nnr Manna lots" and the an-
begin early this morning getting
the party to the top by mid-forenoon.
Numerous peaks In the Cas-
11 r" " u'raAo will lx vUiblp In Snite Of
nouncemeni ainner puy, m u.u - - - - - .
of which events the Marx brothers ; the smokiness The valley how
take the leading parts, one. .gets ever will not be clear A forest
enough laughs to pay for any : service lookout is maintained on
amount of other defects.
BARABOO, Wis.. Aug. 16
(AP) The body of a young wo
man, bruised and with the skull
fractured, was found In Devil's
lake today and Immediately set
authorities to work on what ap
peared to be a honeymoon murder i Esther Lisle
the summit of High Deck and It
will be from the tower that the
views will be obtained.
Among those who made the
trip were Belle Bnrkholder. Dr.
and Mrs. C. A. Downs, Ruby and
Bud Hoffnell. Mrs. J. H. Cradle,
baugh, Milton Taylor, E. M. Hoff
nell, Ruth Givens. Bertha and
Georgia Broyles, Carrie Rowland,
Elinor Dorrance. Stanley D. Vail,
W. I. McCloud. George M. Fake,
Echo Balderree, Betty Vaugban,
Lavilla Perry, Edith Bnrch, Izona
Templeton, Bessie Smith, Barbara
Pierce, Grace A. Gilliam, Jnlla K.
Webster. Emily Howard and
Mr. and Mrs. Mike
The young bride, Mrs. James
Parillo of Chicago. disappeared
with her husband August 8. The
text day an mpty boat was found
with clothing In it identified as
Parillo's. Authorities assumed
the couple had accidentally
drowned and started to drag the
lake. Tonight the husband's body
bad not been found.
After an examination of the wo
man's body by Coroner F. E. Try
en. District Attorney Frank B.
Moss telegraphed Chicago police
"Please Investigate. Young wo
man was to have become a mother
In five months. There was no
water In her lungs. Her skull
was fractured. We believe she
Panek plan to Join the party this
morning as do several other mem
bers of the club.
FOB ALB1Y CMP
Dr. G. A. Sternberg has traded
his residence property on North
Uth street here for the Tower
Grove auto camp, a mile and a
halt north of Albany. The deal
was made through the J. F. Ul
rich company, real estate depart
ment of the American Fidelity In
ventment company, Mr. Ulrich
handling it. Consideration
Dr. Sternberg and his family
have already moved to Albany,
where he is continuing his prac
tice, while the family operates the
a,ut camp. Mr. and Mrs. M.
AckWman, who owtd. the auto
camp, will not move to their new
property here, but will continue
their residence In Albany.
In a deal just completed
through A. V. White, M. S. Bloom
purchased the C. E. Meyer resi
dence property on Brooks avenue.
Real estate outlook Is quite en
couraging in comparison to the
situation in recent months, Mr.
Ulrich said Saturday.
crowds en to
SEE FEATURE FILM
The famous four Marx brothers
in their talkie and singing hit,
"The Cocoanuts" made their de
but, to crowds that taxed the ca
pacity of the Eisinore theatre.
This production opened Saturday
lor a rlve-dar engagement.
"Tie Cocoanuts" Is the
screen's talking and singing ver
sion of the musical show pro
duced on the stag by Florenx
Paramount paid a record price
for the screen rights to Glegfeld
to produce this play as a talking
picture, and signed Irring Berlin,
to write the music.
SLATED TM 1
Funeral services for Martin
Ijogsdon, former Salem resident
who died suddenly August 16 at
his home in Willamlna, will be
held at 1:30 o'clock Monday at
ternoon at the funeral parlors in
Sheridan. Remains will be
brought to Salem about 4 o'clock
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: CHfCAGO. Aug. 17 (AP)
tVh'eat prices ran up like wildfire
today, chiefly as a result of the
wretched threshing returns from
the wheat crop of the Canadian
prairie provinces. Excited buying
of wheat future deliveries swent
the market here bare of offerings
sntil quotations had gone rO cents
a bushel above what the grain
eould have been purchased at 48
hours before. Threshing advices
were disappointing also from
American spring wheat territory,
including states on the Pacific
coast, and a big falling off in re
ceipts of domestic winter wheat,
was likewise apparent.
After a maximum advance of
6 3-8 cents a bushed today as com
pared with yesterday's finish, Chi
cago wheat closed unsettled with
4 1-8 to 5 cents net gain. Corn
closed 1 to 2 5-8 cents up and
bats 1 1-8 to 1 7-8 cents up.
FRESNO, Cal Aug. 17 (AP)
Under the agreement announc
ed today whereby the California
Prune and Apricot Growers asso
ciation will become the marketing
agency tor the California peach
.and fig growers, plants ot the lat
ter concern will be at the dispo
sal of the prune association to re.
celve peaches. President E. I.
Feemster ot the peach growers
"We regard this as rather an
epoch making accomplishment,"
' he said. "I know of no instance
before la which cooperatives have
utilized groupad marketing or-
ganlxitloni. The pooling ol crops
of prunes, apricots, peaches and
tigs la om sales organisation also
; permits a convenient and efficient
financing arrangement la the n
formerly of 425 Chemeketa St. has
moved to its own quarters at
22. 9 Sttatte Stoeett
By RALPH CURTIS
The first "Follies" of the talk
ing screen -rill be at the Capitol
theatre starting today. This new
departure In fllmdom, calculated
by Fox Movietone to solve the
problem of taking the mountain
to Mohammed the mountain In
this figure of speech representing
Gotham's gigantic stage nrodnc-
tions and Mohammed representing
the average American city was
shown at a preview Friday night,
As far as the Follies la con
cerned, the experiment is a total
success. The talking screen has
distinct advantages over the stage
for presenting a stupendous re
vue such as this one is: for In.
stance, the visibility is as good
from the back of the balcony as
It is from the choicest orchestra
seats. There's the 'opportunity
which the stage doesnt afford, ot
Hashing a closeup of forty chor
us girls legs eighty legs In all.
And the perfection of the whole
Is enhanced by the fact that Fox
Movietone, with its sound-on-film
system, gives about the last word
All of which is proof that the
talkies are beginning to find
themselves a new field: but along
wnn me progress, mere are indi
cations that they are still groping
interwoven wun tne Follies is a
story, and there is grave doubt
tpat it adds anything to the pic
ture of belongs, there at , all; es
pecially st threadbare a 'sUry. ; '
I The .producers, of talkies seem
to be a bit timid about breaking
away from the traditions ot the
silent drama. Feature pictures
always had to have a story, even
though their real purpose was to
depict scenery or the wild animals
of some distant continent.
In the talkies, a marked ten
dency to branch out into the oth
er phases of theatricals musical
comedy, cabaret shows, and now
revnes has appeared: but timid.
ly, they are pictures of the the
atre with a story thrown in, not
frank musical comedies or revues.
The Desert Song" came nearest
to breaking away, and it was light
opera, not musical comedy.
The Fox Movietone Follies
would be better off without the
story. Nevertheless, it's enter
tainment. Among the entertain
ers are some whom Salem theatre
goers have seen In person as
members of Fanchon and Marco
Principals include Sue Carol,
Frank Richardson. Stepln Fetchlt.
Lola Lane. Sharon Lynn. Dixie
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that afternoon for Interment in
the Odd Fellows cemetery here.
Mr. Logsdon was SI years old.
He had been In business In and
near Salem until a few months
ago, whea he took charge of the
Willamlna hotel. He is survived
by his widow, .Alice Logsdon, and
four children: Gayle, Gilbert, Ger.
trade and Clifford; also his aged
mother, a sister and two brothers.
CROWD JAMS DOORS
A crowd estimated at 500 peo
ple Jammed the entrance to the
new Metropolitan Chain Stores,
Inc.. of Delaware at 8:30 o'clock
Saturday morning when that in
stitution opened for business in
Salem. Policemen were compelled
to warn buyers to stand still while
order could be restored so great
was the excitement at the opening
hoar ot the new place of business.
Nor was the outstanding busi
ness of the opening confined to
the early hours of the day, crowds
thronging the store through the
entire day. Fifty-five clerks, 35
Of them extras for Saturday, were
f employed by Manager W. W. Col
lie to handle the unusually large
attendance for an opening day.
'I was in Tacoma, Wash., for
opening day there." said Collier
Saturday, "and actually the crowd
was not as large as here In Salem.
We are very pleased with the re
Mr. Collier said the Metropoli
tan now had 155 stores In its
chain, the local unit being number
117. Albert pray, manager of the
San Francisco store, came here for
the opening; as did J. H. Evans,
superintendent of the western dis
trict of Metropolitan. Both men
shared with Mr. Collier his pleas
ure at the response of the Salem
NEW YORK. Aug. 17. (AP)
Copyrighted articles to the New
York American and allied Hearst
newspapers from the three cor
respondents aboard the Graf Zep
pelin on the Hearst-Zeppelin
around the world flight placed the
dirigible at the confluence of the
Obi and Irtish rivers at 5 p. m.
New York time today.
Extreme cold was reported and
the Zeppelin had descended from
3,700 feet to a height of 2.500
feet. The dirigible was flying at
a speed of 73 miles an hour.
FAMOUS FLYING CODOXAS WITH RINGLIXG BROS.
Lee, David Rollins, DeWItt Jen
nings, Arthur Stone, Carolyn
Snowden, and a lot of others in
speaking parts. There are two
hundred performers, in addition
to a forty piece orchestra.
giie Son today
"A Great Day in the Life of
Two Young Men" will be the topic
ot the sermon ot Dr. W. C. Kant
ner at the church services In Will
son park this afternoon at 3:30
o'clock. The services which are
sponsored by the Y. M. C. A. and
the joint churches of Salem will -man readers.
be given only once more this sum
"The services have been espe
cially well attended this year,'
commented C. A. Kells who has
been arranging the programs,
"Support from local ministers has
been gratifying also."
T.' S.' MacKentfe will preside.
Prayer and scripture -reading will
be given by the Rev. T3. V. Jenni-
son. Lawrence Mares will present
a solo. Two numbers will be sung
by Miss Thelma Davis. Commun
ity singing will be lead by Joseph
Claims totaling $1149.45 have
been paid to Statesman readers
by the North American Accident
Insurane Co., in less than one
year. These claims were paid on
the 31.00 policy Issued to States-
HUDSON and ESSEX
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Here's the entertainment treat la a lifetime The First Film
Follies 200 nraslcal comedy performers with Broadway's
dazzle bronght to yon.
Tar sale signs, for rent eigne;
legal blanks, etc., for sale at The
On North Capitol St. ia Hollywood
(Home of the 25c Talkies)
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
"The Carnation Kid"
75 Talking Picture
Also Comedy, News and Talking Acts
Continuous perforttiances Sunday 2 to li p. m.
Given to "
Boys and Girls
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ei I mi taw iiisn , , m$zr
in ii ii
Of Beautiful Belcrest
Memorial Park is
Reaching Fir :
Many applications for transfer to Salem's mod
ern park cemetery have already been received.
One comes from Denver, Colorado, and one from
Washington state. Others come from Rose
burg, Eugene, Corvallis, Monmouth and Dallas'.
Beauty Is Lure
These transfers are being made from old-fashioned,
uncared for cemeteries. The natural
beauty of Belcrest Memorial Park; and its pro
visions for Perpetual Care Can especially at
tractive feature) are the reasons.
If persons hundreds or thousands of miles away
are interested in this property, Salem residents
cannot well miss the opportunity at their door.
Why not investigate its low cost? ? '
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