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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 27,1921.
Lt. Ormer Locklear's last picture,
"The Bkywayman," which opens an
engagement at the Arcade theatre to
night Rhowi what America and the
world owe to thin Intrepid airman. The
picture n a thriller, but much more
than a thriller; it is a permanent rec
ord of a great scientific achievement,
of a series of forward steps In the con
quest of the air.
Lock I er ha taught the world by
turtllng It, He flmt won fame by
stepping from one airplane to another
in flight. After that he (Uncovered new
and hitherto undreamed-of pnsalblll
Ilea In aircraft; and the result of his
lateat experiment! he put Into "The
It I worthy of public attention that
ten per cent of the profit from the
exhibition of this picture throughout
America la to be given to the families
Of Lt. Locklear and his pilot. Lt. Mil
ton Elliott. Thla wai decided by the
director! of Fox Film Corporation at
a apeclal meeting.
"The Bkywayman" ia a romance of
the air. It tell the story of daring
and adventure above the clouds.
Mlsa Louise Lovely, formerly Wil
liam Fnrnum's leading woman and
Just made a Fox star In her own right,
plays opposite Locklear. She has a
charming role that fits her perfectly.
art tooo "nipped In the bud"
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"A SMALL TOWN IDOL"
"A Small Town Idol," one of the
few productions Mack Bennett has
made In nix-reel proportions, comes to
the Alta Theatre today.
With practically every member of
his all-star aggregation of funny folk
enrolled In a congenial part, there is
assurance that "A Small Town Idol"
will Vinre than make good In the dis
tinguished presence of Its Bennett pre
decessors. Iten Tnrpln Is the village hero. Phy
llis Haver Is his small town ideal;
Marie Prevost is the city-girl that he-
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Charlie Murray Phyllis Haver
A CARTOON AND A SCENIC
RUTH OF THE
friends poor Den when the home
folks turn him down; Charlie Murray
In the Indefatigable constable; Jimmy
Klnlayson la the wretched villain who
concocts all the trouble, and Kalla
Pasha and Bddle Grlbbon and all the
rest of the Sennett notables are to be
seen advantageously in the shifting
scenes that cover as many places aa
are usually revealed in a half-doien
"problem plays" wherein the slums
and the green fields are visited,
"A Small Town Idol" Ik an authen
tic story of a village youth, wrongfully
accused, making good In the city and
returning; to find the villain espoused
to his sweetheart and he (the hero)
accused of murder. From all of which
r.lsasters the ingenuity of Mack Ken
nett and the skill of his players extri
cate Hen to the Joyful clang of wed
IN MM MP
jnttepid. daredevil of the air
A storv of mad thrills above theclmuli
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MILWAUKEE, Wis., April 27. (C.
P.) America's largest air Pullman,"
also the largest in the world since the
recent wrecking of a grent Italian
plane which was to have been used In
traffic between Italy and the United
States, will take to the air early In
Alfred Lawson, South Milwaukee
ajrplune builder, whose giant liner two
years ao sa'led over a grealer part of
the euHti rn half of the country, is only
waiting for favorable weather to teat
oot liis liners that will carry mall un
der sovernment contract between Chi
cago and New Yolk beginning May 13.
lt will also carry passengers between
the tvo cities. The te.it will be made
early in May-
Lawson's liners will begin a - new
era In air transportation, and his fast
est planes will cut twelve hours from
the present fastest railroad time be
tween New York and Chicago. Under
his government contract, La who n will
have his planes make stops at Harris
burg, and Pittsburg, Penn., and Fort
Wayne, Ind. three stops between
New York and Chicago. Day planes
will leave each terminal at 6:30 a. m.,
and are scheduled to arrive at their J
destination at 5:00 p. m. Night planes
leave the terminals at 10 o'clock and
.ire scheduled to arrive at ihelr desti
nation at 6.01 the following morning,
making New York and Chicago eight
The gian: liners are capable of car
rying 6000 pounds of dead weight.
The government contract calls for 1,
500 pounds of nm.'l and the planes will
carry 4,500 pounds of human weight.
if the twenty passengers the plane
can accommodate weigh that much,
The planes are fitted with all the com
forts one expects on America's best
trains berths, iliner, wash rooms, etc.
Nothing is being spared for the com
fort of the passengers. If this type of
plane proves successful many more
will be In the air befoie fall .
' LOS AXGELES, April 27. (U. P.)
--The solution of the mystery sur
rounding the slaying of Dr. Joseph
Durand and Myron McCauley, life
long friends found shot to death yes
terday under a wrecked automobile,
seemed no neater, although detectives
found and interrogated a young wo
man who had ridden with the men a
few hours before the bodies were
found. Lydia Perske, 20 years old. a
stenographer, was their companion.
They drove her to her home at mid
night, she said. Theories of a sui
cide pact or a love duel and revenge
plot are being inquired into. Durand
is a dentist and McCauley la a scenar
TWO ENGINES RACE ON
. LAND AND WATER TO
NEW YORK, April 26. (U. P.)
Fightintf to establish mechanical su
premacy, two engines of steel, pound
ed toward New York in a race on land
and water. "Gar, Jr.,". the express
motor-boat cruiser. Is leading by a
narrow margin after 18 hours racing
against the Havana special on the At
lantic coast line.
HIS LIFE IS RECEIVED
BY WASHINGTON JUDGE
TACOMA. April 25. (IT. P.) A
threat to kill Superior Judge Askren
because of his action in dismissing the
grand Jury indictments against Ole
Larson and Charles Drury, the presi
dent and director of the closed Scandi
navian American bank of Tacoma was
received by the judge in the mall. The
threat was signed "A Depositor. "Be
careful with your decisions in the
Larson -Drury caws," it said. "They
should have heavy fines and a prison
sentence. Sltoot straight or I will."
A Fund of Information
That You Should Have
DISRAELI, who for six years was prime min-
ister of England, said: "It has been my ob
servation that the most successful man in
any undertaking is the man who has the most in-,
It doesn't reouire any particular information just
to go out and buy something. But to buy the best
of that something at a price that is satisfactory to
you that is a successful purchase. And to make
successful purchases you must have information.
Advertising gives you just that kind of informa
tion. It tells you where to go in order to get the best
of anything you want at a fair price.
That is why it is a paying proposition for the man
or woman who handles a pocket book to study the ad
vertisements in this newspaper regularly every
To those who use it properly, newspaper advertis
ing is a source of economy and satisfaction that
never runs dry. It is a watch-dog of dollars a guar
antee of satisfaction.
If you would learn the facts about the things you"
need to make you comfortable and happy,
read the advertisements
The Wichita National Forest Com
mission permitB no cattle that have
not been dehorned to run on the re
serve. Cattle with horns hook Into
the trees and twist and break the tops
and branches of the young growth.
The cattlemen are pleased to co-operate
with the forest service ' in this
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COMEDY "iNOUCH SAID"
STUIKH NATURAL GAS
CALGARY, Alta, April 27. (A. P.)
Wm. Embree, a farmer residing a
short distance from Calgary, while
drilling a stock well on his farm stop
ped work for a moment to light his
pipe and In stooping down to do so
ignited gas coming from the well. The
flame shot several feet In the air and
was only put out by the use of sod and
earth. This strike of natural gas was
made at a comparatively low level
and is declared to Indicate the pro
bability of oil.
The property on which the strike
was made waa filed upon a year ago
for petroleum rights, but no develop
ment work was done and the lease ex
pired. Mr. Embree has taken out a
lease for the petroleum and gas rights.
The postmaster-general has sent out
an order posting a standing reward of
$6000 for any postnl employe or other
person who brings in a mail robber."
PORTLAND, Ore., April 27. (A.
P.)-r-Sugar dropped 50 cents here to-
Jday following a 25 cent drop yester
day. Cane granulated sugar whole
sales at $8.25. Following a drop at
San Francisco, where it Is said, heavy
South and Central American imports
caused the decline. In New York
sugar brought a price there which was
the lowest since 1917.
Sugar Is retailing in Pendleton at
$9.50 a sack, but the price will go
lower since the decrease in the Port
land market, say grocers. Up to a
week ago, the price here, retail, waa
$10 for a 100 pound sack.
WASHINGTON, April 27. Dis
armament steps have been under seri
ous consideration by the president
and advisors is learned following the
cabinet meeting. An authorative
statement was made, however, that
the administration sees no way to
I move at this time.
Be Better Looking Take
' To have a clear, pink skin, bright ,
eyes, no pimples, a feeling of buoyancy
like childhood days, you must keep
your body free from poisonous wastes.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets (a vege
table compound mixed with olive oil)
act on the liver and bowels like calomel
yet have no dangerous after effect,
one nightly and note results.
They start the bile and overcome
constipation. That's why millions of
boxes are sold annually, 15c and 30c
Thieves recently plundered the Wei
mar museum In Germany, taking
Rembrandt's nortrait of himself and
other pictures by famous Dutch paint
ers valued at millions of marks.
STRENGTHEN COLLRGE FACULTY
PORTLAND, Ore., April 27. The
departure of President R. F. Schola of
Reed college on an extended trip east
is the first step in strengthening the
Reed faculty for the coming year. Pre
sident Schoiz" itinerary includes the
universities of Wisconsin, Washington
and California, where he has held pro
fessorships, and Chicago, Toronto, und
Columbia. Immediate aims of the
eastern tour are professors of socio
logy and romance languages and an In
structor In English. The chair of soci
ology has been vacant during; the past
year, and vacancies will be created by
Dr. Susan A. Bacon, who leaves in
June for a years study abroad, and
O. H. Gray, assistant professor of Eng
lish, who has accepted a fellowship
at Columbia university. !f
White and blue linen can be faah
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picot stitch may be used In place of
the usual hemmed edges. Small
French bouquets of organdie flowers
can be used at the wi itt line or the
fabric Itself can be emerOldered with
conventional design or Boirer
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