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The story of Crichton, the butler
in the family of English nobles who
-was wrecked with his master's yacht
ing party at sea and became' their
leader, has long delighted thousands.
Under the master hand of Cecil B.
DeMille it is a screen masterpiece.
Thomas Meighan plays the leading
role, and Theodore Roberts, Ray
mond Hatton and Guy Oliver are in
cluded in the cast.
The Elko orchestra plays each
NEW WESTERN DRAMA
STARRING BUCK JONES
With more stunts in daring horse
manship, Buck Jones, the new sensa
tion of the screen, whose successful
screen debut a shoA time ago has
placed him high in the list of motion
picture stars, is to be presented by
William Fox in a' new production
"Forbidden Trails," at the Grand
theatre tonight only.
The story, by Charles Alden Seltz
er, is crowded with incidents and
situations of the sort which best suit
the new star.
As "Squint" Taylor, owner of the
Arrow Ranch in Dawes, a small west
ern town, Jones takes upon his shoul
ders the task of ridding the com
munity of a corrupt political gang,
headed by one William Carrington
Taylor promises his friends, Larry
Harlan, at the hitter's deathbed, to
look after the property which the
dying man has willed to his pretty
daughter Marion. Carrington and
Marion's uncle, Henry Parson, scheme
to get the property away from
Marion and this leads to the thrills
with which the plot is developed.
The supporting cast includes Wini*
fred Westover as leading lady.
"DeWaldo," the versatile enter
tainer, who was received with en
thusiasm by the audience last even
ing, will also appear as an added at
traction tonight for the last time in
his slack wire, juggling and trick
Test Case Heard Today
NEWS OF THE THEATRES
Genuineness and absolute realism
are two factors in the enormous suc
cess which Cecil B. DeMille has at
tained as a motion picture director.
These qualities are present in "Male
and Female," Mr. DeMille's latest
Paramount-Artcraft picture, which
was adopted from Sir James M.
Barrie's famous play, "The Admirable
3richton and will again be on view
at the Elko tonight, also Saturday
matinee and evening. It is Mr. De
Mille's desire that every property or
furnishing used in his productions be
the best that can be bpujjht. Proper
ties used in his latest picture total
thousands of dollars in value. One
toilet set alone cost five hundred dol
lars, and the gorgeous gowns worn
by Gloria Swanson, Lila Lee, and
Bebe Daniels, who are in the cast,
are worth a handsome price.
(By United Presh)
^JtSHPauI, Minn., May 21 Is an Un
dertaking parlor a detriment to a
This question was before the state
supreme court today. After a.bitter
war between residents of a .fashion
able section of Summit Avenue, St.
Paul, and Kessler and McGuire, mor
ticians, the city passed an ordinance
prohibiting the establishment of fu
neral homes in a residentfal- district.
Ine validity of the ordinance.wan,
the question before the', supreme
court today. Arguments were pre
sented by attorneys for "bdth sides
and a decision is expected soon.
STUDENT. DEOWSY IN CLASS.
HAS BEEN ASLEEP 3 WEEKS
.(By International NewS Service)
Fairhaven, Mass.. May 21.Ray-
mond Tripp, the Boston University
freshman who fell asleep in class
more than three weeks ago at the
College of Business Administration
and who was sent home, complain
ing of sleepinness, has now been un
der influence of sleeping sickness "for
three weeks, with no signs of return
ing to consciousness as yet.
His fraternity brothers at the Kap
pa Phi Alpha house, where he was
staying during the college term, are
much worried over his condition. He
is twenty years old.
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WILLIAM FAKNUM DUE
IN NEW WESTERN J?LAY
The popular idol of the screen,
William Farnum, is coming to the
Rex theatre next Sunday In his latest
William Fox production, "The Or-
phan," a stirring story of the west,
written by Clarence E. Mulford.
In "The Orphan" Mr. Farnum
has one of thje most powerful doles
of his career, according to advance
reports. He is cast as an outlaw
hated and feared more violently toy
the cowpunchers than anyone known
to the little town of Ford's Station.
It is said that Mr. Farnum puts tre
mendous dash, .vigor and fire into this
powerful story of the days of bandits
and Indians and stagecoach holdups.
Mr. Farnum appears as The Orphan
a victim of misfortune and circum
stance, who has been accused of com
mitting numerous crimes, the worst
of which were not of his doing. How
he gains the iriendship of the sheriff
who has gone to capture himand
subsequently makes a new -start in
life after winning the love of a beau
tiful girl, which is told in the de
velopment of a plot, it ,1a. declared,
never has been surpassed any In
which Farnum has figured .on the
The support includes the beautiful
Louise Lovely, Henry J. Hebert, G.
Raymond Nye, Olive White, George
Nichols, Earl Craln, Harry De Vere,
Al. Fremont and Carrie Clark Ward.
J. Gordon Edwards directed the pic
WHILE NORMA RESTED
WAS "THE LOVE EXPERT"
Constance and Norma Talmadge
made their debut in public as singers
At the big Actors' Fund Benefit Per
formance, given at the Poincianna
Hotel .Palm Bead} Fla., recently
under,the.direction of Daniel Frdh
The Talmadge sisters spent a
month at Palm Beach, Norma enjoy
ing a vacation and Constance mak
ing: exteriors for "The Love Expert,"
the new First National photoplay,
written by John Emerson and Anita
Loos, which will be shown at the
Rex theatre, beginning tonight.
Fulfilling their promise to Mr.
Frohman to take part in the Flora
dora Sextette number, they not only
sang popular songs, but also did a
couple of dance numbers.
It was a new triumph for the Tal
madge sisters, who demonstrated that
their versatile talents were not con
fined solely to the silent drama.
Constance was at her best in the
dance numbers, while Norma excelled
with her voice.
"It was lots of fun," commented
Constance, and it made the taking
of scenes for "The Love Expert" a
great deal easier. This was one In
stance where the combination of busi
ness with pleasure worked out in a
most satisfactory way. After tailing
part in the benefit show I felt more
like working before the camera. It
seems,to give me more pep."
MAKING OF AEROPLANES
..(By International News Service)
London, May 2.1.For the purpose
of encouraging the manufacture of
aeroplanes and also to determine the
best type of planes for commercial
and war purposes the British gov
ernment announces that competitions
will be held in the late summer and
that prizes will be distributed
amounting to over $300,000.
The aeroplane competitions will be
held in August, and the seaplane tests
will take place in September. The
prizes are open to. British subjects,
and the government agrees to pur
chase a machine of each type winning
the first prize at a maximum price of
$20 000 for small planes, $W,00 for
large planes and $40,000 for sea
'Although the planes must .be of
British construction and the engines
must be designer and manufactured
in the British empire, secondary
equipment -such as-ignition system
and the instruments may be of for-
Shows at 7:30 and 9:00
Slack Wire, Trick Unicycle, Riding Solo Accordian
and Contortionistas an Added Attraction to
The New Western Screen Sensation
A thrilling tale of love and bad men in the west,
of a cow-puncher who beat a corrupt political gang
at their own game.
ADMISSIONChildren 10c, Adults 30c
THE BEM1DJI DAILY PIONEER
eign design and construction,' but
marks will be deducted for the use
of such appliances.
Th^e manufacturers ^of
haWJfcken |p the compel
much enthusiasm, and. it
flp^Tffg Impetus wTll ite|
iBdu**ry as a result of th
In the Sunshine
TIDAL wave of tourists from the
North has overrun and al
most engulfed the coast cities of Flor
ida during the winter months, for the
past two years. And it Is no wondes.
The coast resorts are simply heaven
ly and have reached, that stage where
they offer in addition to every com
fort, unparalleled beauty to their vis
itors. A new day is dawning for
them, too, for great numbers of^eo
ple are coming to stay, building them
selves homes and taking root, ^lend
ing to spend the balance of. thetr days
in this sunny land.
The coast cities have,^besides sun-,
shine, the loviest waters in bays and
.ocean that ever ..were. Sunlit, spark-
UngrwnWcapped, they are unbeliev
ably brilliant in color, the most vivid
blues and greens and purples. Near
ly always a snappy breeze is blowing
and the bays are full of pleasure craft
and other boats. Then there are the
palms in groves and noble* avenues
and the' flowering shrubs and trees,
oleander, hibiscus and many vines
covered with flowers. Nature does not
-take much coaxing to make enchant
ing gardens. There-are splendid high
ways the length of ihe coastl the joy
of motorists, lined with Australian
TO MARKET THEIR WOO
Experience in several Minnesota
counties during 191-9 indicates that'
an added income of from 6 to 10 cents
a pound for their wool will'be real
ized by sheep owners of from 20 to
30 counties in Minnesota, according
to W.'A. McKerrow, livestock special
ist, who with W. L. Calvert, farm
management demonstrator, and F. C.
Clapp, assistant farm mUbagement
demonstrator, all of University farm,
have been out over the state organ
izing wool growers into county as
sociations for the purpose of market
ing their wool to the best advantage.
By the time the wool buying sea
son gets into full swing the last of
May or the first of June, nfarketing
association may have been organized
In 30 counties or more. Members
will take their clips to sqpie cer
tain point,^enerally the county seat.
Several associations will employ an
expert wool grader who w}ll grade
the Wool into three or more classes.
AH- the wool will be disposed of at
one sale, each grower being1,
proportion to the quantity of wool he
has had in the pool. Buyers from
Chicago and other wool' centers, at
tracted iby the combined offers at a
given point, can afford to pay more
for the wool in large lots thanthey
could under the old hit- and miss
system that has prevailed in the past.
pines and this tree makes a most
beautiful hedge also. It is natural
that many millionaires have chosen to
build their winter homes in such a
setting and that new people coming
in should make even unpretentious
homes, places that are enchanting.
Each of the coast cities and resorts
has its own particular attractions.
Palm Beach Is the mecca of fashion
ables, a glittering gem, finished and
polished to the last degree, ggiere is
a marvelous fashion parade" there
where one^may see the best that art
has to offer for the adornment of fair
women. -And the environment is wor
thy the best efforts of genius, 'it is an
earthly paradise during lts^brief sea
son. The larger cities have more
lasting attractions "great estates and
wonderful homes, with thje country
about them developed and Inviting
with miles of fruit tregsjand gardens.
But, after all, only afimall par|, of
Florida is under cultivationa great
part of It waits for men to make it a
It is hoped so to arrange sales days in
wool pool forming counties uat buy
ers can go from one storage point to
another without delay.
of wool has
dal in' Wadena county has h'-.d a
successful wool marketing piol for
several years. Farmers around Be
midji last year netted 51,% cents for
their wool when local dealers were
paying but 40 cents when the pool
No Imitations for Her.
A young physician took his best girl
to a local picture house. Advertise
ments were being thrown on the
screen, among them this one: "Make
them happy with a photograph of your
self at Christmas. Our shop, etc."
The young man turned to his girl
with the facetious remark, "Would a
photo of me make you happy?"
She shook' her head. "I don't like
imitations," she pouted. "Tin used to
receiving real things."
The Merry Musical Show
AL FO A GIRL
AGREE ON REMOVING DEAD
French to Permit Disinterment of U.
8. Men in the Fighting Zones
Washington.Removal of the Amer
ican dead from within the fighting
zones in France for transportation to
the United States will begin after
September 15 under an agreement be
tween the American and French gov
ernment. Bodies of men burled out
side these zones now are being moved
to this country.
The war department, in announcing
the agreement, said the terms of the
understanding limited the return of
bodies of those whose removal to
America had been specifically request
ed by the next of kin. a
In transporting the bodies t'o French
ports the American government "has
agreed to use not exceeding a maxi
mum of 100 standard box cars at a
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FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 21, 1920
Tricotines, Serges and
We have divided our suits into three lots:
White Organdie Dresses $16.50 and $23.50
White Voile Dresses $23.50 and $35.00
White Georgette Dresses $37.50 and $45.00-
I JAKE A DOZEN STEPS
That is the number of steps to our Downstairs Shoe
Department. You can save from $2 to $3 a pair on
Ladies' Fine^ShoeS by taking these twelve steps. All
ladies' fine shoes, oxfords and pumps reduced.
Every pair of Ladies' Fine Spring Shoes, both high
and low, included in this sale.
EXTRA SPECIAL200 pairs of Ladies' Shoes and^
Oxfords, a pair
SALE CLOSES MAY 3Ut
MUSICAL COMEDY COMPANY
Two Hours of Solid MerrimentSinging, Dancing, Fun, & Frolic
Walter Pruitt, Popular Singing Comedian
Lillian Washburn, Singing Comedienne
Charles Markert, the Dancing Bug
Tom Hanlon, Versatile Comedian
Mile. Anita, Premier Danseuse
Loraine Christie, Prima Donna
A CHORUS OF FASCINATING ROSEBUDS
-PRTflTCR Children 35c. Adults 75c, including war tax
WOMEN'S CLUB RULES
TO REDUCE HIGH COST
(By International News Service)
Boston, May 21.Here are some
rules for reducing the cost of living,
issued by the clothing information
bureau of the Boston Women's City
Don't wear silk gloves, stockings
Don't wear shoes for style.
Wear clothes longer. Don't be your
Don't wear stiff collars, cuffs and
Select "sensible" shoes.
Keep your coat on a hanger antf
press your own clothes.
Wear mended socks and polish your
Even the kids can help by going
barefoot in the summer, so the infor
mation bureau says.
THE .PIONEER WANT ADS
Every woman can afford a new suit at our present
reduced price. New models, some of them recently
purchased at a great reduction.
Black Kid Ox
MATINEE SUNDAY 2:30
Hilarious Musical Farce
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