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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL. SALtiM. OREGON. THURSDAY, MAR. 2. 1916.
11 Big Actsc
IS DECLARED OFF
m CHINESE TONG II
One Night Only
Local Talent Scores
Success at Waconda
By EUa M. Finney.
Editor Capital Journal: The enter
tainment given on February lit liy Wa
conda talent at their new school houso
was said to be their best. About 2.ri(
MOVING EAST IMMEDIATELY
Prefer to donate to you rather than to the railroads and run chances of
breakage PRACTICALLY NEW HIGHEST QUALIITY
Will be sold at a sacrifice Beautiful Fumed Oak Like New Dining Table,
54-in; Buffet, 6 Dining Chairs, Massing Rockers, Arm Chair, Tapestry Rocker,
Morris Chair, Mahogany Dresser, Oak Dresser, Baby Carriage, Hall Tree,
Library Table, Writing Desk and Chair, Brass Bed, 3 Sanitary Couches,
French Plate Mirrors, Range like new, Electric Range new, Perfection Oil
Stove, Lawn Mower, Miscellaneous Furnishings of All Kinds.
EVERYTHING NOT SOLD BY MARCH 4
WILL BE PACKED FOR SHIPMENT Special Value Must Be Sold-A Bar
STUDEBAKER CAR 1912 REAR SEATS DETACHABLE Just the
thing for a rancher or man who wants a touring car and delivery car deliv
ery body included car in perfect mechanical condition. Will consider real
estate or equity. 1043 NORTH CAPITOL STREET
P'yWHJH' Willi Hllii'W li-IJHUW.H ) .WWWWi lM'M iijilnuBPi
nam Kises a
people attended and a metropolitan au
dience could hardly surpass in appear
ance, under the soft lights, silvery locks,
intermingled as charmingly us the gold
en brown, the same wus true on the
stage, where the student of today and
the student of yesterday rivaled, the
honor of today ninl Aaron .Nusome, a
student of the older ebf.fi. His persona
tion of the Dutch lover was perfect.
j I will also depart rroni th usuul
by expressing gratitude to those win
i furnish this intelligent free amusement,
i and on the part of our audience, I will
j say it is appreciated. The country
dads, especially J. C. Socage and George
li. finney, deserve great prni.;e for
the management und wisdom of tin
community entertainment, meanwhile
! thej- are chaperoning and instructing
Dance at Moose Hall after show
and f urnisliing pleasure for their own
children, a duty few parents reali.e.
There is no greater accomplishment
tliun elocution. It is not tne words,
but the expression, it takes years to
overcome the sing song method taug
by some teachers, perhaps forming the
wrong in'i lection, as far back as the
George Finney, a ytudent of earlier
days uniler the elocutionary training of
W. C. F.gan, and his sister, Eileen, lat
er of Willamette university, and an
Oaklnnd, Cal., college, stages the Wa
conda players. Those taking part, arc
mostly country Salem high school pu
pils, our little burg is up to date and
deserves an extensive patronage, amor
the performers were opera singers, and
piano selections and duets, quartettes,
and an orchestra, culled talent from
Brooks and Concomly assisted. The
plays had a good morar, I hope no one
will consider that they wero less able
if I speak specialty of Lawrence
Brooks, who represented the farmer.
He had but little to say, but h s.
that little well. His ease watt perfect,
of the mirsie, if I speak of Eileen Nav
ajo and her two little brothers, Walter
and Glenn. It is not so much of tl
music, but the vivacity and dash
whilo singing and playing it was uo
study but for the audience the brothers
whistling sweet as a birds, tbey went
so swiftly as the movies, called back
came the same way, acknowledged
courtesy shortly and were gone leaving
a pleasing effect. The society meets
every two weeks. On March 4 thern will
be a program and contest debute be
tween Buena Crest and Waconda
schools, professors and others wiil take
part on the embargo question. Salem
should ride out on the Oregon Electric,
it will meet it intellectual match, in
Oat prices on commercial printing
at Tie Capital Journal office.
1 8:10 p. m.
'PEG 0' MY HEART
If or no other recoil than for the
pleasure of seeing a new "l'eg," ,1.
Hartley Manners' delightful coined v,
"l'eg ()' Aly Heart," would bo wel
come at any time, but when one is as
sured that the Peg is to be a real Peg
that is, one with the love of tho shuni-
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'i ' .
rock in her heart and the lilt of a song
in her voice, and some of the blue sky
in her eyes and the brightness of the
Kmerald isle in her nature then the de
sire to see "l'eg" again is most keen.
The new peg, just such a Peg who wil
be seen at the Grand, March 4, is dain
ty Florence Alnrtiu, and tho joyous
Irish Hose will be supported by a fine
company selected by Oliver Morutru.
Try Capital Jearnal Wuk nm.
Peace Pact Signed Yesterday
Agreeing On Terms, But
No Com Passes
Portland, Ore., March 2. Tho Hop
Sings and the Ring Kongs are at peace
permanently today. In the mid-st of
their 30 day armistice which followed
two weeks of bloodshed, the rival tongs
yesterday afternoon signed a peace
Members of the Ileng Wo Woi, of
Chinese Peace society, were directly re
sponsible for the arrangement of peace.
Peaceitcs from Pan Francisco and Se
attle attended the meeting, which end
ed at 5 p. m. yesterday. No money
changed hands, as is the usual custom in
framing peace between warring Chinese
factions. With four dead, two on each
side, in the Pacific northwest as a re
sult of the last flare of the tong war.
bloodshed was about equal. In the pres
ence of the Heng Wo Woi, neither side
had the audacity to ask fur a cash in
demnity. The peace bulletin was posted on
prominent corners in Chinatown early
How an honest law-abiding citizen
may through circumstances be turned in
one day into an outlaw can now be
seen in film us has been published in
the Saturday Kvening Post in that
magazine's most famous of Human
Document Stories ' ' Heating Back. ''
Everyone in the I'. S. has heard of
Al Jennings and more or less of his
iife story is known to the reading pub
lic. After much persuasion the Thiin
houser Film company secured Air, Jen
nings' consent to appear personally
iu tho leading role of "Beating Back"
' . . y?
EX PRESIDENT McKINLEY
The man who had faith in AL Jennings.
supported by such renowned talent
as Alignon Anderson, ,innet Henry, Mor
gan Jons, Morris Foster, Everett Sulli
van,' Frank Woods, Madeline Fairbanks,
Arthur Bauer, Frank Farrington, Lucy
Peyton, Charles Horun, Geo. Barnes anil
John II. Lchnhorg.
"Beating Back" iti a moral lesson to
young and old.
It shows vis that a quick temper is u
dangerous asset and to think twice be
fore acting impulsively and rashly is
advice, tha is always good. That our
laws are to be respected and that crime
is always punished.
There are thrills in plenty and sonic
wonderful scenery in this unusual tix
"Beating Back" appears at the Ore
gon theatre this week.
PRINGLE DISTRIST No. 22.
(In February 'i'i, ItM'i, 1'ringlo school
celebrated Washington's birthday. The
school rooms wove tastefully decorated
iu bunting and flags.
One of the features (if the nt'ternnon
was the judging of the children's ex
hibit, l'li.es were given for the best
work in some of the things. Home made
apron, Cecil Tompkins, first; Geneia
McAllister, second. Kinbroidered daily,
I'hvllis Best, (inlloping hotves, Jnmes
Wi'ltsey; Do Do bird, Homer Hest. Ted
dy bear, Keubeti llilfiker. Pin cushion,
The following program was rendered:
Kong, "Slar Spangled Bnniner, "
school: recitation, "A Lesson to Amer
ica, ' Murrcl Creson; ong, "Washing
tun," little boys; dialogue, "Washing
ton's Birthday;" recitation, "If He
Had Known," Jfoynl Sampler; song,
".Mount Vernon Hells1," large girls;
recitation, "Washington's Birthday,"
Wiilie Drngor; recitation, "George
Washington." I.etha t'reson; song,
"George Washington," Velleda Oh
mart; recitation, "The Little Hod
Stamp," Geneva McAllister; address,
"Washington's Life," Air. Wvgnnt, of
II I IA WANT
Big Equitable Teature
r - ,
jumps! Why, therefore, did
collar makers formerly
manufacture collars only in
12-inch sizes? Why is it
that even today, many
stores do not carry 1-4-inch
sizes in collars?
Merely because it doubles
up a dealer's stock.
We take pride in our col
lar department and carry a
splendid assortment and in
all sizes. Perhaps that's
why we are selling so many
15c, 2 for 25c.
167 Commercial St.
Saturday Night, March 4
A Superb Production of
the Most Brilliant Comedy
yet Written In Amerloa
By J. Hartley Manner
with FLORENCE MARTIN and
a perfect Morosco east.
NOT A MOVING PICTURE
' Seats Now Selling.
rrices $1.50, $1.00, 73c, 50c.
Sniem: song, "George Washington,",
little girls; dialogue, "Some Years iu
Washington's Life," Principal Lena V..
Mi.e; assistant, Lita Waters.
Those birth control people may find
it difficult to discount the Oregon baby.
"The Winged Idol"
A Story of iifo In Russia
I "Crooked To the End"
A Two Reel Keystone Scream
When Cliefrtor Is Starred
You Know It's Funny
A Refined Mimical Act
Matinee 10c; Evening 15c
IAST TIME TODAY
In "The Foundling"
lit : jrrY) f.ifftfr.iit.r.
Friday and Saturday
"MY LADY INCOG"
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