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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 8, 1021.
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After many pictures of oiiety In
trig umi It in with a nenue of rrllrt that
cD wet "The Jutklimi," Ueorge Mel
ford'i new rnrnmount iiloture at the
Arcade Thurnday, Friday and Satur
day. Thl la a good, hlsr clean picture. It
deala with Rood old fashioned people
tells a Rood old fashioned love story,
and contains million and one little
bits of groat human inti-rcnt. Monte
Blue plays tho role of mil Hawos, the
lanky school teacher, rharles t'Blo Is
LI IB Jucklin, Malel Julienne Scott tp
Uuftiea Jucklln, his daughter and the
M cast Includes Fannie MliltEley, Zell
Covington, Winter Hall. J. M. Dumont,
Clarence Burton and a long list of fa
vorite. Ths picture i an adaptation by'
frank Condon of ("pie Head's delight
ful hovel, I'aul Terry did the camera;
i'lXK BLUFF, Ark., Jan. S. IA.
1" ) Telegrams uru being Kent to
Herbert Hoover from tuo. rice dlstriet
Qf Arkansas anklne: that ho buy Atn
iplcafl rice In his puiTliama for :turv-
NEW YOP.K, Jan. S. (V. l'.l
There will be no decrease :n tho retail
prico of amokinc tobacco for two years
dexpito the hi drop in tho price paid
the planter for his nop, in the nnln
ilig Europeans out of tho relief funds . Ions of the officials of the American
CAMERA KK1I4, IN 'SII.K IIOSIKKV
The amsiinjr skill of the artist's and ;
artlnaiia nf th mortem lrwitlmi nlrtnre!
atudio, la evidenced In th
prolog-ue, as well In a
other scenes, in "'Silk Hosiery," Starr
In Knid Bennett, "which, w ill be shown
at the Alt Theatre today.
In the prologue. Knid Bennett, in
the role of Marjorle Howen, a modiste's
model, is seen day-dreamlns amid
IiiSe volumes of romance and fiction.
The twoks are six feT high and by
means of clever photography, the
characters materlrlize from between
tha covers, and trip before Miss Ben
nett like romantic heroes of old. The
exainreratcd slae of the books, the
diminutive characters, and the life
sized figure of Miss Bennett appearing
on the same film make an Interesting
study of contrast, and a still more in
teresting achievement of photography.
"Silk Hosiery," written by Frank M.
Danse, was directed by Fred Niblo.
under the supervision of 'Thomas H.
ton picture 4
10 unusual x
numlvr ot .
irv.'' 8tnrr-' ! :
PASTI3IE srXIAY AM) JKIMIAV
The first time Fiecky Warder told a
lie, she found It wonderfully effective.
It was so much easier to hae the but
ler say she was out when a friend call
ed at an inconvenient time. And so.
unconsciously. Becky developed a pen
chant for telling little fibs, innocent
enough at the time, but pregnant with
dreadful possibilities for the future
Madge Kennedy plays Becky in a de
lightful picture made from the famous
t-lyde Fitch play, shown at the Tas
time Sunday and Monday.
ARCADE Sl'XUAY AND MONDAY
WAR VETKItAXS GET
A gronp of ex-service men declared
that they received as great a thrill
as going "over the top" when they
took part in Maurice Tourneur"s new
photoplay. "The Bait," which will be
the chief attraction at the Arcade Sun
day and Monday.
One of the bis scenes in this picture
hows a lion escaping from his cage
on a vaudeville sta."e and leading into
a box in which the heroine is seated.
Mr. Tourneur desired to secure four or
five men with iron nerve to occupy the
box with Hope Hampton, who plays'
the heroine, when this scene was made.
He finally succeeded In securing sever
al ex-soldiers to take the job.
They went through with their task
Perfectly. So did the lion. He cata
pulted himself squarely over their
heads towards the rear of the box.
where Miss Hampton and. Just behind
fcer a piece of raw meat awaited him.
The ex-soldiers fared better than the
pretty actress. She was clawed severe
ly about the arms before the director
AI.TA STXDAY AND MONDAY
"The Woman In Hoom Thirteen" is
a picture which calls for strong and
emotional acting; and Miss Frederick
ar one, of America's foremost screen
dresses was, ably cast for the part
of Laura Bruce. The picture can I
seen at the Alta Theatre, beginning
Funday. The story in detail is as fol
lows: After finding him enjoying a drunk
en revelry with another woman. Ti'iracent.
Shown here with Dorothy O.sh.
he movie actress. !s her husband. ,
araes Rennie. Doroiby and Con-,
.tance Talraadgo "eloped'- will,
ihelr sweethearts Mother Cish
nd sister Lillian think it was a
men trick they'd have enjoyed
the affair. And Mother TclinadK
. as quite put out. But, of course
I the girls got lots of publicity
: Rennie is an actor. Constance
i married a Greek vobaceo importer
divorces her husband and later marries
a hard working young man, Paul Ram
sey, employed by a reprobate, Dick
Turner. One day, just before he leaves
town on business, paul hears a clerk
Pass a slighting remark about ' his
wife and Turner. He sets a detective
to protect his 'wife while he Is away.
The detective is none other than John
Bruce, now known as Graham. Gra
ham sets a dictaphone from Turner's
apartment to his own and learns that
Laura is to come there. But Edna
Crane visits Turner unexpectedly, and
thinking it is Laura in Turner's apart
ment, Craham brings I'aul to listen to
the conversation supposedly between
Laura and his employer.
The next development forms the
climax to a well acted picture, replete
with thrills. The confession ot Edna
Crane and the defeat of Turner's pur
pose makes a brilliant ending to an
"unit thvs ;ivert suffering at home."
J. I W. Fuller, touring the state
In the Interest of the move, said to
day i hut between 4(io,oon.(oo and
jmi.noil.oon pounds of American rice,
which cost four or five cents per
pound to produce, can be bought by
the relief commission at three cents
or less per poiin-.l.
ST. I.OCIS, Jan. S. (A. P.) De
mand for coal exceeds the supply and
federal commissions should be ap
pointed to handle the situation, ac
cording to Dr. Harry A. IJarfield, for
mer federal fuel administrator, In an
address here today. He asserted a coal
shortage existed due to hb;h prices
and the car shortage and suggested a
bituminous and an anthracite com
mission be set up to protect the public,
the coal operators and the mine work-
Tobacco company and Culled Cigar
Stores here. With tobacco producing
centers In a panic over conditions that
have more than cut in half the prices
paid, producers, the tobacco company
officials stilled this would not redbce
the finished product for two years. To
bacco purchased from planters now
won't reach the consumer for two
years because It takes that long to
f.U'I MC FLEET MOV INC..
SAX DIEflO, Jan. 8. tlT. I'.)
Bound for Panama, where the great
est peace time fleet maneuvers In his
tory will be held, the Pacific fleet
gathered off Coronado Islands, has
started southward In fleet formation.
1U P.T UY shokt cnscriT
MCNCIK. Ind., Jan. S. (C P.)
Two men were seriousty in lured, and
one probably fatally, when a ihort cir
cuit in a high tension room of the In
diana general service company's plant
here caused a terrific explosion which
shocked the windows of buildings sev
eral blocks away. Surrounding towns
were without power for two hours.
The betting machines at the horse
ers. The secretary' of the interior races In Kcrlin took in nearly 4,ii,
would have jurisdiction over the pro- J 000,000 marks in the 113 days of rac
i'Osed commissions, he added. ing this year.
ATHENS, Jan. 8. MA. P.)
Changes in the Greek constitution
with a view to its greater populariza
tion were urged by King "Constantine
in the messujje he read to the new
The message was only some 400
None of the allied diplomatic rep
resentatives were present and the
American minister likewise did not
appear. But eight of the Venizelist
from Thrace. were present, 90 absent
ing themselves because of the pres
ence of the king.
One of the changes proposed in the
constitution is the Insertion of claus
es establishing a senate, the chamber
being at present the only legislative
body. It is pointed out that the re
vised constitution might provide for
the establishment of a republic, but
such action is not considered probable.
The Kussian census shows decreases
In the population of more than ten per
cent, compared with 1914, due to war
losses and epidemics. Petrograd drop
ped 71 per cent, and Moscow 45 per
PARAMOUNT-MAC K SENNETT COMEDY
I'll Never Tell Another Fib!
SAMUEL GOLDWYN PRESENTS
BY CLYDE FITCH
Are you human? If you areyou'll enjoy a slice of
real life flashed on the screen.
UNIVERSAL COMEDY , .
A SCREAM IN SOCIETY
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DISTRICT ATTORNEY:.. '
woman was in the room-
LAURA BRUCE: "I do r dol" '
DISTRICT ATTORNEY: "You are trvlnVtoV
save your husband by the unwritten law!"
LAURA BRUCE: "No, I am not."
DISTRICT ATTORNEY:. "Go on wifi ycur '.
LAURA BRUCE: -"As I stepped into room 13 1
saw ,. . i "
The ten'ible crisis in a married woman's life
when the other.man enters.
pit a tin 3
IN ROOM 13
,Ly Percival Wilde. Max Marcin. ,
and Samuel Shipman
direct erf by Frank Lloyd.
Her honor dearer than her life Her husband's
life dearer than her honor.
Quulity PRINTING at Reasonable Prices .
East Oregonian Printing Department
HAfviPTON ; V
DON'T MISS THIS ONE
Ho raw anrher claim the love that
ho know kfliiiiKed to him. Hecauwo
those ho ooiilil not nndcrsiaiicl had
bound the ehl with "duly."
Hut this Is a tale of tho Itluc Itidse
Mountains of the hrave old days) of
the pioneer. Anil thi fishtlng school,
master's battle went to the finish.
A Mystery Romance of New York and Paris
COMEDY A BALLROOM ROMEO
fit SPI M-
' &f " Georgej
pyxJ c ? 0 mWV p R0LI1 u c TIOKr
'with MONTE BLXJE
From the Famous Novel by Opie Read
and the Play by Augustus Thomas
Scenario by Frank Condon