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IJ>E\LOR GRAhD THEATRE- Hvl Phone 159 Jno. B. Catron, Mgr. Saturday Evening, April 17th, SPECIAL! SPECIAL! Their original New York Company and Production in Sir Gilbert Parker's Great Drama THE RIGHT OF WAY Guy Standingand Theodore Roberts In Their Famous Impersonations of CHARLEY STEELE AND JOE PORTUGALS Seats on Sale Friday, April 16, at 10 a. m. Prices $1.50 to 50c. AMUSEMENTS "THE RIGHT OF WAY." Klaw & Erlanger's great acting triumph, "The Righ of Way," with Cu> Standing and Theodore Roberts in their famous roles of Chariey Steele and Joe Portugais, will pay a visit to the Keylor Grand theratre for one perfarmance on Saturday, April 17. There is beauty, grace and dignity— the three things essential to the sat isfactory portrayal of true drama —in the interpretation of "The Right of Way," Eugene W. Presbrey's drama tization of Sir Gilbert Parker's great Btory of Canadian life. This book by Canada's foremost novelist is well known, having been one of the popu lar books of its year, and a general favorite since. The romance and trag edy of the powerful story will be read ily recalled by the playgoes, who sees M The Right of Way," for while the dramatist's liberty has been taken With much of the text, the characters as drawn by Sir Gilbert Parker may be fairly said to be imbued with life in the portrayal. Selecting Charley Steel's "den." the J Cote Dorion, the hut on the Vondome ! Mountains, and the valley of Cooling | Springs as the successive scenes of his ! five acts. Mr. Eugene Presbrey has 1 •%\ Tailor-Made Garments /x\ S||P j • Ready-to-Wear I |rar ; BL America's Finest Clothes Products! <3m |if 111 I Unlike other ready-to=wear garments, Schwabacher's Clothes \ \ i i, J are made just as the Merchant Tailor makes his finest suits. \ Mlf Superior tailoring is largely responsible for the DISTINCTIVE J CHARACTER of our High-Grade Remember 'we are sole agents for the W. L. Douglas $3.50 Shoes. We have just received another large ship ment in all the new shapes in viei, calf, velours, and patent. The Schwabacher Company KLAW & ERLANGER Present with constructed a play that unlike numer ous other dramatizations is perfectly clear and understandable without a knowledge of the original novel. The audience is made to keenly realize the cynicism of Charley Steele and the tenderness and loyalty of Joe Portu gais, the two leading characters and thus is kept in the real spirit of "The Right of Way." "WHO'S YOUR FRIEND?" Interest centers around the appear ance at the Keylor Grand next week of Harry Beresford in "Who's Your Friend ?" Mr. Beresford. was last seen here in "The WYong Mr. Wright" when he drew such crowds as taxed the capac ity of the Keylor Grand theatre. Ex cellent criticisms have this season been given to Mr. Beresford and his company from New York to the Pac ific Coast. San Francisco, Los Ang eles, Portland and Seattle have added such unreserved praise that patrons of the Keylor Grand may confidently expect the most laughable comedy seen here this season, when that play house raises the curtain on this laugh ing success next Saturday night, April 24. Account Approved. The final account of Fletcher Fields as administrator of the estate of Wil_ liain Fields, deceased, was approved in the superior court this afternoon and his application for discharge was granted. 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The statistics were secured by send ing out several hundred letters to pas tors chosen at random in every state and territory and representing eleven denominations. The ministers were asked to state their number of years of service, the money invested in their professional training, their present salary and the promptness with which it is paid. Ten per cent of the pas tors did not reply, were retired or had no remuneration. Classified on Salary Basis. The other 90 per cent were classified according to salary, as folloys: $3,500 and over 2 percent *2,000 to $3,500 5 per cent $1,500 to $2,000 10 per cent $1,000 to $1,500 31 per cent $500 to $1,000 38 per cent $275 to $500 4 per cent "We do not advance any claims for the infallibility of these statistics in their general application," says this writer. "Yet, omitting the colored churches of the country and thou? vvhite churches located in the remott districts of the south, it is our opivior. that these statistics represent about the proportion in which the large and small salaries are divided among the whole body of clergymen. "Of the whole number reporting, ah but 12 per cent state that their salary is promptly paid. All of these stand very near the bottom of the scale, in dicating that they serve in hard places, where the parishioners have all that they can do to maintain their own fam ilies in average comfort." Clergy Love Their Calling. The ministers were asked whether knowing what they do about the call ing, they would enter the ministry if they had to do it again, and especial ly whether the salary conditions would have any influence on their actions. The replies are summarized as fol lows: "To put the responses into figures, 87 per cent of the whole number re plied unhesitatingly that the ministry would suu De their cnoice, ana mo salary conditions would not influence their decisions. Five pe r cent were in doubt, and eight per cent answered definitely that they would not. "With those who are undecided on the question, but lean rather to the negative side, the salary consideration is the largest factor. One writes: "I would not enter the ministry again if I could keep out of it. The salary would not keep me out, but I think I would choose some Christian work where I would be more independent, and not under the humiliation of the financial limitations to which I have been subjected in the 15 years of my ministry.' The writer of this stands comparatively well up in the finan cial scale, receiving $2000 and parson age. Church Societies Mean. " 'It is a hard question,' writes an other in rather pathetic tone. 'No ex periences t have yet had, so far as salary is concerned, would, had I an ticipated them, have kept me from the ministry. But I have not reached the end of the chapter yet. I do not resent poverty; I expected to be poor —but the meager salary presses harder every year, especially on the wife. I do not object to being poor with my people, but I have been in one field where I was kept poor among people well-to do. The church simply played mean and small with me. I left as soon as I could and in such a manner as to in sure their doing better. "'I have the best education which money can buy, and have always been counted a good pastor. Yet, twice I have been shoved out with no opening, each time falsely accused, and each time I had to wait three months with nothing to live on before I found an other field. Beginning my pastoral work square with the world, I am now $1000 in debt, nor can I pay it off. Salaries are unquestionably pitifully small, but I do not believe that in fluences the choice men make of the ministry, except to keep -the sordid ones nut. The meanness of the churches (I "es vastly more damage.'" SUICIDE IN ITALY NOT SEATTLE MAN Stettheimer, Who Killed Self at Torre Vaveta, Former Wa'l Street Exchange Broke/. NEW YORK, April 16.—Ludwig i Stettheimer. the young American, who committed suicide by throwing him self from a cliff at Torre Gaveta. Italy, last Tuesday, and who was at first thought to be "I. MacPherson," of Seatle, was formerly a foreign ex change broker in Wall street. About a year ago he gave up his business and began traveling in Southern Eur ope and Africa. His cousin here, Mor ris Stettheimer, was at a loss to ex plain the suicide. Ludwig, he said, had considerable money when he left here. GUY STANDING AND THEODORE ROBERTS, WITH "THE RIGHT OF WAY" COMPANY AT KEYLOR GRAND THEATRE, SATURDAY. ROOSEVELT NEVER 6HUT SALOONS Ott SUNDAY. Distr'ct Attorney Says Former Presi dent Took No Such Action When Gotham Police Commissioner. ALBANY, N. Y.. April 16.—"Roose velt closed the saloon on Sunday whfn he was police commissioner! That's a dream.'' District Attorney William T. Jerome made this assertion yesterday when addressing a state senate committee, in favor of a bill permitting saloons to open on Sunday in first-class cities from 1 to 11 p. m. "Tf nrnhihitinn wofo nrnntlpahlo " cofrf he, "I would be for it. If Commissioner Bingham were removed, and I were given twenty men from the state ex cise department, I would close the sa loons in New oYrk within three months as tight as a. drum. The New York po lice can't do it, because of the influ ence brought to bear uppn them." SOCIETY WILL PROMOTE FLIGHTS ACROBS OCEAN New York Organization Will Work for Dirigible Ba'loon Contests Over Atlantic. NEW YORK, April 16.—Fantastical as the idea may seem, steps have FRIDAY, APRIL 16, BOfl nevertheless been taken to Jncorr,, r ate the Europe.America Navigation society, which proposes to promote tL flights of dirigible balloons across the Atlantic Ocean. Supreme Court Justice Hendrick yesterday approved the certificate of incorporation and the papers sent to Albany. SNOWBOUND PASSENGERS HAD TO BE TRANSFERRED. Caught In Drifts at Earl at Top 0 f Continental Divide, They at La«t Resume Journey. DEN\ ER, April 16.—Passengers on the Denver, Northwestern & Pacific (Moffat noad) train which has been snowbound for two days near Earl at the top of the Continental divide, wer e this morning transferred across the huge snowdrifts and resumed their westward journey. Two derailed ro tary plows still block the tracks. The Colorado & Southern late yes terday succeeded in breaking the snow blockade between Come and Brecken ridge. RUSSIAN OFFICERS GET PARDON AND RELEASE. Rear Admiral Gregorieff and Lie u t. Smyrnoff Forgiven for Surrender ing Commands In Late War. ST. PETERSBURG. April 16.—R.-ar Admiral Gregorieff and Lieut. Vice Admirai Nebogatoff, in the Russo-Jap anese war have been pardoned and re leased from confinement. These offiters were sentenc d to for having sur rendered their commands, but later their sentences were commuted to ten years' imprisonment in a fortress. It is report- d that Gen. Stoessel and Vice Admiral Ntbogatoff also will be pardoned shortly. MERU MEN AND WOMEN OUT ON GENERAL STRIKE French People of City Protest Against Repressive Measures of Troops During Button Disorders. MERIT, France, April 16.—A general strike of twenty-four hours' duration was inaugurated here today, as a pro test against the repressive measures taken by the troops during the recent strike of button makers. Workmen are marching througjh the city in column formation vyith women and children in the lead. YOUNGSTER ARRESTED FOF SMOKING A PIPE Eighteen-Year-Old Son of Galena Post master Jailed for Violating Newly Enacted State Law. GALENA, Kan., April 16. —Because Asa Raines, 18 years old, son of the postmaster here, smoked a pipe yester day. he was taken to jail. He will face trial Thursday on the charge of having violated the newly enacted law pro hibiting minors from smoking. Effective, but' cheap—the dasbUM ads. Fit that boy of yours out in one of our Jane Hopkins Suits. -Clothes that stand the wear and tear that youngsters give them. John B. Stetson Hats that match the Clothing.