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The Wilkes-Barre Record from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania · Page 11

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Monday, August 14, 1939
Page 11
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.WILKES-BARRE RECORD, MONDAY, AUGUST. H, 1939 Eleven f r? Wlialen Stays An Easterner GnemSuc.XelU V) oining ..Valley ; Friends Hollj- wood. Not Understood "Hollywood is neither understood nor appreciated, but with ail its attainment and advantages I am an Easterner at heart" Michael Whalen, Wyoming: Valley cinema tar. told a large gathering of relative who. attended 'an informal reception for him at Hotel Sterling yesterday afternoon. Thli is hU ilrst visit here In eight years. Distinguished yet informal in a natty soft tweed black and white lounge suit, with deep wine cravat and sport shoes of white elkskin, the enthusiastic young actor spoke in highest appreciation of the past three years at Hollywood in which he has done 24 pictures with 20th Century Fox Studios and was visably enthusiastic for hie next venture, appearing as lead in "Death Takes A Holiday" at the summer Theater at Milford, Conn. This will be his first appearance en the stage since going into the pictures. After a week in Connecticut he 1 considering a 10 wo2ks repertoire run in Chicago 'With the Civic Theater. Mr. Whalen uses as stage name that of his maternal grandfather Michael Whalen. He is the son of the late Joe Shovlin of Park Avenue and received his early education at St Mary's Academy. He s peaks In deepest affection of the Sisters who taught him dramatic and painting, many of whom are now on the teaching staff at Miser-icordia 'College. Within the last few months Mr. Whalen has taken up painting and works both in oils and water colors, preferring the later for its greater speed in handling. He declares that even his attempt at portraiture are 'exciting." Ha arrived In the valley early yesterday, breakfasted at Trucks-ville with an aunt Mrs. Joe Murray and left for Connecticut in the early afternoon after being greeted by a large number of his family, grownups and children, who f lllsd the private mezzanine dining room at the Sterling. Medical Cost iian rreseniea Insurance Department Gets Proposal Indorsed by State's Physician's Harrlsburg, Aug. 13 W) A plan to provide medioal service to low Income groups at eight cents a day for single persons and a few cents more for dependents was laid before the Insurance Department today with the support of the State Medical Society. The Medical Service Association of Pennsylvania, first corporation formed to take advantage of the new low cost "Doctor Insurance" laws, submitted its rates to the Insurance Commissioner for approval. The association already has been approved by Dr. John J. Shew, Secretary of Health, and its. officials predicted it would be functioning before the end of 1939. The laws which made it possible for physicians to. join associations and give blanket service for a weekly payments were sponsored by the Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania, through Dr. C. L. Palmer, of Pittsburgh, its legislative committee head. " Eligible under the law to take part in the plan are single persons earning leas than $30 a week; persons with one dependent earning less than $45 a week; and those with more than one dependent whose weekly income is less than S60. Rates proposed by the Medical Service Association, which will enroll individuals anywhere In the state instead of employee groups as in the hospital service plan: Persons without dependents, $2.50 a month; husband and wife, $4.50 monthly; family of three, $5.50 monthly, each additional dependent, $1 a month. The 9,000 physicians of the State Medical Society may register with the association. . to give "the general and usual services rendered and care administered by doctors of medicine" in the event a member chooses him as his doctor. Flat fees fixed by the association would be paid to the physician for treating each ailment. The rates were said to be based on a study of 100,000 cases to determine the amount of medical service required. Italian Soldier Returns To Spain as Ambassador Rome, Aug. 13 W). General Gastone Gambara, who commanded Italian legionary troops in Spain, will return to that country as Ital-ion ambassador. He was named today to succeed Count Guido Viola, who will return to Rome for service in the Foreign Office. Gambara received a leg wound during the Spanish civil war but continued to direct his men. Premier Mussolini promoted him from brigadier general to general cf a division for his part in the taking of Jarcelona. Ilarvey's TJtkr tail This Work Emnlns :S9 ilrfihMi Coartlrlah Haymer Wain-warlnr nnd New Cunt In "DR. QUACK" A oerrnmlngly fanny S act faros of Ufa with a modiclm show. rRICKS 80o and 7s PDfllfC ' THEATER UllUVEa NUANGOLA Week Monday, Auirust 14 "THE LADY HAS A HEART" SANS SOUCI :'s?'j TONIGHT e -FARMER DANCES Music By, , 'Texas Tumbleweeds" .' AtSo-Adnilssion J5o - - Finance Post "''.- - . Kingston Resider file on Republican Ticket , for Treasurer Hobbles are frequently the relaxation of busy men, fishing, golf, out-door life and many other personal diversions. John B. Wallis, Jr., 26 James Street Kingston, Republican candidate for county treasurer, is a man without a hobby unleaa his aptitude for and interest in business matters and civic affair are considered under that category. For years he has applied himself assiduously to business and because oi tnat i act nis many friends refer to him as a "business man for a business office." There is much to back up this reference to his candidacy when it is considered tnat lor 40 years he' was sales executive in Wvomlnsr Vallev for one of the largest powder com panies in tne nation. In addition he has had wide experience in financial matters and in banking. Hs was a director of First National Bank of Ashley be fore he became vice president of that institution. This experience. hi friends say. qualifies him for office of county treasurer, chief fiscal offioa of Luzerne through which more than two millions of taxpayers' dollars pas annually. Native of Ashley, Mr. Wallis was born July 23, 1876. of a family widely known and highly esteemed. For almost a half century he resided In the town of his birth after which he moved to Kingston, where ha has resided for 16 years. Real-dents of Ashley, banking colleagues and others declare thai his initiative and untiring energy were im portant factors, in tne development of the bank of which he was vice Wallis' earlv life was cal of the American youth of several decades back. He attended public schools and from there faced the world of his own. He doggedly fought the battle. Hs climbed from one position to another until In his young manhood the door was open- ea to Digger things. He became powder salesman, a position to which he devoted 40 years of his life, working to the point that ho was sales executive of the firm. In this work, he traveled throughout Duzerne County almost countless tttnesr mtttding"a--ou3tnewthat -wsw highly successful. His acquaint anceship is not one of a single TUESDAY is NICKEL DAY Dance and Fare . . . 40c Milt Wiener and HU Band, featuring Bill Poole. Admission to danre, including Laurel Line fare, 4 Or. GOOD BATHING TAKE THE LAUREL Then iSMr wzS&h Come "THE WOMEN" Norma Shearer Joan Crawford e Bosallnd HnsseU Mary Bolaad "THE WIZARD OF Judy Garland e Frank Morgan t . Bay Bolger "THEY SHALL HAVE Joel MrCrea Andrea Leeds ' Candidate f - h i i j6HN B. WALLIS, JR. ooimunlty. . It extends into all part ot the county. -Mr. Wallis Is married, his wjfe daughter of Elijah Doney. one of Ashley's pioneer residents. He is a member of tne uua, Masonic bodies, - including Coalville Lodge, F. and A. M., Ashley; Thirty-Second Degree . Consistory, Bloomsburg, and the Shrine, Wilkes-Barre. Mr. Wats has beon a Republican throughout his life. He never sought public office, but he has actively supported Republican tickets during the course of hi life. This is my llret venture, ne says, "as a candidate for public office. I am content to submit my case to the Republican electorate of the county." Syrian to Remain in U. S But Can't Be Citizen Washington, Aug. 13 Iff) Dau-mit Tannau Saleah also known as Dave Thomas, of New Kensington, Pa., can remain in the United States to support his aged father and two minor children but can't become a citizen. A bill cancelling deportation proceedings against him has been signed by President Roosevelt. The measure provide that although he shall not be deported he fcannot-feeceine -naturaHaed unless he leaves the country and returns under the Syrian quota. ALL RIDES AND . REFRESHMENTS (Except Coaster A Canal) Nickel Day Return Fare 25c FINE SANDY BEACH LINE TO ROCKY GLEN 'ew , hi . m k sb w m mm. ma sb r "HOLLYWOOD CAVALCADE" IN TECHNICOLOR) Alice Fay Doa Amerhe e Stuart Erwia Buster Keatoa OZ" Bert Lahr "LADY OF THE TROPICS" Bedy Lamara Bobert Taylor MUSIC" Jascha Heifeti 'THE RAINS CAME" Myrna Ley Tyrone Power e George Brent Florida Sees Tropical Gale , . . . . Communications Crippled by Torrential Winds, " Rain; Man Drowns Apalachlcola, Fla., Aug. 13 UP A tropical storm which crossed Northwest Florida last night accompanied by torrential rain and sales up to 60 miles an hour blew itself out in rain squall over Alabama today. . Weather bureaus at Jacksonville and .New; Orleans ordered Gulf Coast "storm warnings down at 9 a, m.' TEST) today after having charted progress of the disturbance since it formed northeast of Puerto Rico Tuesday morning. Crippled communication lines in sections of Northwest Florida had not been repaired, but first reports from - rain-soaked and wind-lashed communities indicated no casualties and no serious damage Inflicted last night As the storm entered the Gulf of Mexico yesterday morning, after doing minor damage In Peninsular South Florida, heavy gales upset a fishing boat near Cedar Key, and Orin Croft, father of five children, was drowned. His companion, Herbert Coulter, was rescued by another boat Apalachlcola, Port St. Joe, Panama City and Valparlso, Fla., bore the brunt of the - stormy weather during last night but damage apparently was limited to unroofed water front buildings and battered beats, mostly at Apalachlcola where the disturbance passed back over land after crossing the gulf from vicinity of Tarpon Springs on the Florida West Coast. Cows Owned by Dallas Man Get High Ratings Peterborough, N. H. Two Guernsey cows owned by Dorrance Reynolds of Dallas. Pa., have just finished new official records for production which entitles them to entry in the Advanced Register of The American Guernsey Cattle Club. These animals include three and a half-year-old Goodleigh Margaret Royal 456602 producing 10715.2 pound of milk and 562.8 pounds ct butter fat in class DD, and two-year-old Goodleigh Groignet Munta 626124-producing 403454- -pound cf milk and 544.7 pounds of butter fat In class GG. VOW AT THE COOL1. Gary Bing II I X-Jsrw r -? j , f ''asssaSasssasaaselsssSssMa&M r4saHHHHiMHBBBBMM Salvation Army Acquires Property for Playground Youth Center Adjoining Citadel Contemplated When Building Funds Are Available 2.t . First steps toward a Salvation Army Young People Center were taken last week with the purchase of land from the Bennett Estate. The tract adjoins the Salvation 1 Army Citadel with frontage of 80 feet and depth of 130 feet. It will be used - as a playground until funds for a building are in sight It contain five old dwellings which will be torn down at once and the ground leveled off for a temporary fresh air recreation center, Including swings and volley ball. Work of demolation will start within a week so that young persons may bave the use of it this fall. No formal plans for the proposed building have been drawn, Inasmuch a fund available for building amount to but a few thousand dollar's. Tentative sketches, however, look to a three story building, approximately 40x75 feet, to house a regulation sized gymnasium, play rooms and Sunday school auditorium. -The Plot ha been a part of the Bennett Estate since about 1860. It was acquired, through Howell and Jones, Incorporated, and was financed by exenange of real estate interests In other parts of the city which had come to the Salvation Army In a legacy. Eight New Zealand mountaineers are planning to climb Klnchinjun- ga, 28,176-foot Himalayan peaK near the Nepai-siKKim irontier in August 140. Negotiations with the Indian government tor permits are under way. TODAY 25c mm RANDOLPH NANCY SCOTT KELLY CESAR ROMERO BINNIE BARNES JOHN CARRA0INE ADMCn - M KrrNM -MAUSTllATeB" ERNEST TBtltX COMKDX .ALEXANDER KORDA YOUR FEATHERS . RALPH RICHARDSON C. AUBREY SMITH FETE SMITH NOVELTY "FIRST LOVE" Deanna Dorbla "BEAU GESTE" Cooper Bay 'MiUaad Bobert Preston Brian Denleavy Donald O'Connor "STAR MAKER" Crosby Walter Damroseh Lonlse Campbell Ned Sparks 1 nriJIk IfN THE MAKE-UP By ERSKINE JOHNSON Filming a beat-selling novel Is supposed to be dangerous business. The danger, producers will tell you, lies in the gamble that script writers will be able to translate it successfully Into the dramatic medium. And that, they explain, 1 the reason why Hollywood pays far leas for best-selling novels than it doet for hit plays. Which would seem to Indicate that Hollywood is in a devilish NOW! "i MM on . . ."1HHII ON NELLIE'S HAT" Novelty o 1a test Mow Today on Tnooday Mtln J:15-S:45 Kvrninf T "FIVE CAME BACK" with CHKSTER MORRIS I.l CI1XE BALI, KENT TAl'LOB WKNDV HARRIS! AluTatut r.v:h'i;i3mtEi Now Showl rlB( QNE1 JAMES CAGNEY GEORGE RAFT "EACH DAWN I DIE" Uit Tim ft Taalsnl ... T and S Jack BENNY and Dorothy LAMOUR "Man About Town" with EDWARD ARNOLD . . AND WE ARE PASSING THE GOOD NEWS ALONG TO YOU! We hare told you about great pictures is the past Here if iupiriaa: information on erea GREATER pictures for the future. Join with us in the celebration of Comerford Manager's New Movie Seeeoa by teeing each and every one of the pictures listed below. We extend 6ux sincere appreciation for your patronage in the past for our business thrives on your satisfaction. With traditional Comerford consideration for vour comfort and safety and with a truly impressive arrc of screen shows for your entertainment, we stand ready to serve yon through the coming season in finer fashion than ever. "FOUR FEATHERS" ETerjihlng the screen can ever five yon one magnificent picture! (ALL IN TECHNICOLOR) "STANLEY, AND LIVINGSTONE" Spencer Tracy e Nancy Kelly ' Blehard Greene Walter Brennan (IN TECHNICOLOH) mood this season for some of the biggest production now in preparation are adaptations of popular novel. First that come in mind, of course, is Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind," David O. Selsnick paid $40,000 for this one, and then its immense popularity frightened him into postponing production for two yeans. At last, bo waver. ertii U aid ot two major directors, he has his picture ready for fall release. Lloyd C. Douglas, whose novel, "Magnificent Obsession," made one of the biggest hits of a couple of season ago,' authored the- forthcoming "Disputed Passage," which co-stars Djorothy Lamour and John Howard. And the company is breathing easy, for the picture Is completed and Douglas has given it his complete approval. Selznick has purchased. Daphne Du Manner's "Rebecca," one of the season's best sellers, which Director Alfred Hitchcock of England will put on celluloid. Which recalls that Hitchcock recently completed another Du Maurler novel. "Jamaica Inn." I ' .. , ,. 1 todat thbo wedTw IHVBMDAY FRIDAY HAT 6 Entirely New 8how Tonlslil ... 1 as t JACV BKNNV DOROTHY LAMOUB l'Man JVbout Towr-T with BOCHKiiTkR IM Times Tonlfht ... 1 and ( JACK BENNY la "Man About Town" Wllk DOROTHY I.AMOI'R aa BKTTY OR AIM. K Alto . . . fKTB SMITH NOVELTY AIR COOLED! Tonight nnd Tueoday "Goodbye Mr. Chips" with ROBKRT DONAT aad OREER HARMON VM3 6-abjtv- SincerertV THE COMERFORD MANAGERS OF WILKES-BARRE fifcJ THAN m-i f i.4o. 'WHEN Irene all In Darryl Zanuck has bought John 8telnbeck' "Grapes of Wrath," for $75,000. John Milestone will direct another Steinbeck book, "Of Mice and Men." And cameras hare recorded Louis Bromfield'a - "The Rains Came' 'and Walter D. Ed- monds' "Drum Along the Mohawk." Frank - Lloyd will film another novel, "Tree of Liberty," and Louis ' Hayward will star in "My Son, My Sonfo Edward Small. r- mmsm lewesWesnwBjssw rvP SBSMt- s" Together At Last! 11 -1 H1DV Iit Tlmn Todur "TEXAS WILDCATS" TIALilcCOY Tonight and Taetday ROBEBT DONAT 'Goodbye Mr. Chips" with OREER CARSON Today and Tuesday Matinees Today at t and Site "HELL'S KICHEN" with THE DEAD END KIDS ' BETTER PICTURES EVER BEFORE! TOMORROW COMES" Don no Charles Beyer "GOLDEN BOY" Barbara SUnwyck William Holdea Adolphe Menjon e Joseph Calleia ' THE ANGELS WASH THEIR FACES" The "Dead End" Kids Ann Sheridan Boaald Beagaa ' v A :

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