Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 31, 1936 · Page 103
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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 31, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 31 • 1936 A—T LARGER DEMAND FOR LIVESTOCK HELPS INDUSTRY Nearly Million Dollars More Paid Daily to American Farmers by Packers. Charged With Terrorizing Family CHICAGO — Nearly a million dollars more a day was paid by the meat packing industry for the American farmer's livestock in 1936 than in 1935, William Whitfield Woods, president of the institute of American meat packers, has reported in veviewmg the 1936 meat trade. An improved domestic demand for meat and a substantially increased supply of livestock were the factors which, made possible the payment of this increased sum. Mr. Woods stated. The amount paid in 1936 by the packing industry lor livestock is estimated bv the institute to ap- picximatc s"l.8-0,000.000, as cuin- parcd with $1.477.000,000 ;n 1935. Summarizes Features. Other outstanding features of the meat trade were summarized by Mr. Woods a:; follows: .. (1) Current prices of m a n y : brothers, who buy furs and woo!, meat products, both a: wholesale I wei . e in an accident on No. 20 KILLS HIMSELF AT IOWA FALLS Al J. Foote, 50, Pulls Trigger of Shotgun Two Times. IOWA FALLS, — Al. J. and retail, arc !o\vcr than they were a year ago as n result of the increased supplies av; Declines in the v^holesale prices of | the better known purk cuts, as I compared with this time last year. ; but range from 7 to 21 per cent in the ' Frank McCahen, 34, left, and Boyd Hayes, 21, both of Charles Citv, were charged with robbery with aggravation, after they terrorized a Boyd farm family and stole a car. They admitted they stole suns and ammunition at Charles City and were arrested at ViroQua, Wis.. blamin? drinking for their "spree." Hayes was released on bond and McCahen is seeking: to raise 52,000 bond. _ Car Leaps Over Bank jUflll PI AW and Turns Over TwicellllLLrUlll ™ The Peachy ^ ^^ , . Foote, 50, committed suicide eany Thursday in the basement of his home by shooting himself with a 410 gauge shotgun. He pulled the trigger twice, one shot penetrating his stomach, and the other entering his mouth. No reason could be ascribed 'by the family for the act. Foote leaves his widow and two daughters. Coroner Fred Wchrman of EI- dora pronounced the death a suicide. because of slippery roads. The j car plunged down an eight foot [) is t rlc t Conference to DC embankment 3 miles from Park- crsburg and turned over twice. John McGeachy escaped injury £d was bruised. Complications From Tonsilectomy Cause MOVIE PARADE By D. B. K. Held January 1 at Mason City. '\MES-J. J. Reed, agricultural economist for the north central Banquet H eld in Osage reon case of fresh pork loins, shoulders, j <, 11, T C-.-,,!,,,,. ~\ butts ar.d spare vlbs, and from 10 | OChultZ Ib DpeaKCl at to 21 per cent in the case of i smoked hams and bacon. Reprc- ] sentative grades of fresh beef and j OSAGE—The Progressive Rural veal are from 3 to 9 per cent low- j Young People of Mitchell county ei at wholesale than they were a ; enjoyed a banquet Wednesday committee, met with year ago. and lamb 17 to 24 per i evening at the Congregational j ^ c extension servi cent lower. ! church7 Forty were present. Helen (2) Consumption of meat and I Titus as toastmaster introduced lard per capita apparently rose j the following program: Invocation. Dr. Gilbert Chalice: group from about 129 pounds in 1935 to approximately HI pounds in 1936, n gain of about 10 per cent, but lower by about 7 per cent than the Deitrich, Brooklyn member of tne state agricultural conservation '" members of , .__ ,ce of Iqwa State college who will work on the 1937 farm program. Details of the 1937 program and a series ot DECORAH — Funeral services were held for Miss Patricia Powers, 24, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Powers, who died in the Decorah hospital. Miss Powers became ill after a tonsilectomy, when complications set in. Several blood transfusions and an emergency operation failed to save her. The services were held in St. Benedict's Catholic church, with the Rev, Father Maurice Nolan officiating. Burial was made in the Catholic cemetery. Ker parents, a brother, Frances, and two sisters, Mary Catherine and Elizabeth, survive. COLLEGE HOLIDAY" TO OPEN SHOWING AT CECIL Its producers put together nearly the same lineup which appeared ?n "The Big Broadcast of 1937" in assembling the cast for "College Holiday," which opens a three day run at the Cecil Friday as the first attraction of 1937. Jack Benny, Burns and Allen, Martha Raye, Ben Blue, Marsha Hunt, Eleanore Whitney, Lclf Erikson, Johnny Downs and Louis DaPron are some of the outstandt, ing performers • appearing in the new comedy. J. P. McEvoy wrote the story which has to do with a bankrupt hotel which is turned into a college by Benny, its manager. « * Si , John Wayne is starred in "The Sea Spoilers," melodramatic story of the coast cuard, which with "Down the Stretch," opens at the State for a two day engagement Friday. SHOWING THIS WEEK CECIL — "Craig's Wife" Thursday. "Polo Joe" New Year's eve. "Collese Holiday" starts Friday. PALACE — "Craig's Wife Thursday. "Polo Joe" and "Lady From Nowhere" Friday and Saturday. STRAND — "MY American Wife" and "The Crime of Dr. Forbes" through Thursday. "Pepper" and "The Old Cor- ral'' through Saturday. ST4TE—"The Final Hour" and "Rhodes" through Thursday. "Elysii" New Year's eve. "Down the Stretch" and "Sea Spoilers" through Saturday. Feakers Home Near Aredale Destroyed; Furniture Is Saved AREDALE—The house on the Albert Bramer farm, tenanted by Mr. and Mrs. Arnold' Feakers, burned down Monday night about 10 o'clock. Most of their furniture was saved. State Fosters Industrie*. JACKSON, Miss., (UP)—Mississippi permits counties and municipalities to float bond issues for establishment of industries using state resources, reports the All-South Development council, upon approval of the state's industrial commission. lice: _ group I , ns fm . exp i a i mng it in singing under the direction^ o, ] £ f township meetings to be held MaT-tin Fabricius: vocal solo, Roy Witt; resume of the year's work, ,-c years prc- I LcRoy Lesch; ttlc address of the evening by Earl SchuH/-. of the extension department of Iowa State college, who is in charge of young average for — _. - . ceding 1935. H i.; estimated that about 8 per cent of the meat eater. was in the forrr of sausage, the i „,..._„_. __ Aggregate consumption of which in j people's work over the state 1936 was the highest on record. : — (3) The numbers of livestock ' ^ £ ] President marketed in 1936 wi'.-re -uostan- : _=>___ ^ in tially greater than <:ie numbers marketed in 1335. As a result, the amount of beef pri duced under federal inspection in 1936 increased about 16 per cent is compared with 1935: the amount of veal about 8 per cent, ard of pork about 35 per cent, production of lamb decreased abo- i 1 per cent. Estimates Total , 'induction. (4) Aggregate production of b-cf. veal", lamb a: id pork in the United States during 1936 is estimated at about 17 billion pounds. an increase of more thai 2'- billion pound? as •.-ompared with 1935. ' (5) The production r-f lard in 1936 probably \vili : pproximatP a ha!:' po .^ds. as com- slightly -TIO •- than a by county agents and county committeemen in January were d:s- cir-;ed. Mr. Reed reported that plesent plans call for completing township' meetings by late January. County committees will establish bases for each farm in February and early March. A series of district conferences for county agents and members of county committees will be held by extension workers and state com- of 0. E. S. at Dumont DUMCO.T—The following offi- , ^,^,.„.„.. - ce-s were elected at the meeting i rniitcemen as follows: Ames, Jan. of the OES club held at the M. E, j 4; Denison and Cedar Rapids, Jan. Johnson home: President, Mrs. H. j 5; Red Oak and Oclwein, Jan. 6; F Engle- vice president, Mrs. Fan- j chariton and Mason City, Jan, 7 me Day: secretary, Mrs. J. R. an d Fairfield and Spencer, Jan. Britcher, and treasurer, Mrs. M. E. g . Following these district confer- Johnson. Mrs, Wayne Minert and i c nces county workers will hold Mrs. Willard Dennis were as- j the township meetings, to which fisting hostesses. | all farmers will be invited. Allen Named Head of Alumni at Clarion CLARION—One hundred fifty alumni of the Clarion high school were present Tuesday evening at tlse biennial alumni banquet. Singing was led by Otis Day, accompanied by Mrf. C. M. LarseR, after which two groups o£ numbers were given by the Boosters' quartet. Officers elected were: President, Harold Allen; vice president. Nellie Barker; secretary, Hazel Ballou; treasurer. Mrs. E. E. Walsh; committee members, Helen Jones, Bob Sheffield and Mrs. Laurence White. "Polo Brown, Joe," starring Joe E. and "Lady From Nowhere," is the double feature attraction opening Friday at the Palace. "Polo Joe" is to be pre- vued at the Cecil's New Year's eve show. ' Mary Astor is starred in "Lady From Nowhere," the story of a manicurist who flees into hiding after being the uninvited witness to a gangland murder. In supporting roles are Charles Quigley, Thurston Hall, Rita LaRoy, Spencer Charters and Gene Morgan. Playing Friday and Saturday at the Strand are "The Old Corral." with Gene Autry and Smiley • Biirnetlc, and Jane Withcr's "Pepper." Irvin S. Cobb and Slim Summcrvillc are seen in the chief supporting: roles in "Pepper." Bath of Cream Is Given Driver From Mishap Near Algona! ALC-ONA—Deputy Sheriff Cul- i len Wednesday investigated an j accident three miles east of town on highway 18. on the icy pavement caused by the freezing rain on the highways. Clarence Dc- trich, fanner, four miles cast of j Algona, was bringing cream to ' town and was driving slowly on a slight decline. Herbert H. Nickels of Chicago, driving behind him, was unable to hold his car back at the slow pace and hit the Detrich, car, throwing it into the , ditch. The Detrich car was turned upside down but not damaged, not! even a broken window. Except for ' a cold shower bath of cream, pc- trich was unhurt. In the meantime a car driven by C. W. Haworth, salesman for the Etna Insurance company of Des Moines. drove along and hit the Nickels' car, damaging fenders on both machines. New Year's Eve Old-Time Dance Avalon Ball Room MANLY, IOWA Thursday, Dec. 31 Music by Kelly Brothers Dancing 1C P. M. Till ??? Admission -10c COMING Tuesday, Jan. 5 AL MENKE Ladies 35c Gents 50c No More Saturday Nifiht Dances 3 HOLIDAY DANCES NORTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB New Year's Ere, Dec. 31 New Year'* Night, Jon. 1 Saturday Night, Jon. 2 HAL BURKE ORCHESTRA will furniih music and entertainment for all 3 of these donees. MISS MICKEY WALKER, Vocalist and Entertainer. Make Reservations for Your New Year's Eve Party NOW HAPPY NEW YEAR If! TATE Ends Tonite Poor Farm on Prosperity Street ST. PAUL, (UP)—The Ramsey county poor farm here is at the end of Prosperity street. billion and a pared with billion pounds in 193"'. (6) The amount >f ported into the Unitcl S ing 1936 probably CHJ.'" balancing' the amount th.-t at any time in im- a'.rs dur- closer to exported history. Im- 'ii figures Camp CLARKSVILLE—J. C. Oilman, superintendent of the National Park service camp here, reported that 96 men have been let out recently as tiie work at the Neery state" park progressed. Some of them are local men. Others will likely go back to the WPA. There i were" 225 enrolled at one time. ! There are now about 17;> in camp. estimated, totaled 138 million rounds, a? compared with 97 mil- iinn pounds in 1935 s'-.d an aver- a"c of 45 ".-'IHon pounds for the five yea;-? from 1930 to 1934. inclusive. Exports for 1936. with the figures for November and Decem- t'ly i Northwood Teacher Is Speaker in Clarksville CLARKSVILLE — Tncre were 1,"9 women at the mother-daughter banquet at the Community church. The dinner was served by 20 men of the Sunday school '35 Class Has 2nd Annual Dinner MANLY—The second annual dinner given by the class of 1935 of Manly high school was held Monday "at the school house. After /the dinner, the evening was spent in playing bridge and monopoly. The co'mmittee in charge was Mrs. Elaine Holden, chairman; Mary Louise Williams. Dorothy Rose, Jewel Lcmlar. and Gerald Fnzzell. The chairman for next year's dinner was chosen. Miss Marie Borto. ^'C'tJ'TS *O f " '\OVcIllLI' ' dilU J-"_i_t:iii- } -^ 441*-" ~- •> bw partlv estimated, totaled 195 class. Marcile Christensen, teacher i_n-l ^t*. v.., w. ._„_} n-mr* r* T !51 t.- An million pounds, as compared with 200 million pounds : n 1935 and an annual average of 75 million pounds for the five years preceding 1935. The president of t'.-c packers Institute commented further as follows: Increase in Marketings. ''The increased production of meat in 1936 was due in part to: an increase in supplies of rattle i and calves, but to a larger degree | to the substantial increase in hog j marketings as compared with 1935. \ when marketings of hogs, follow- • ing the drought of 1934 and the government c o r. t r o 1 nrogram. wrre the lowest mi record since ; IKOfi. with the single exception of; 19! IX ' "Restoration of livestock prn- 1 duction to normal proportions was | further delayed by the drought oE | 1936, which'reduccd feed ruppiics j and caused many farmers to cur- | tail production of hogs and other ! meat animals. j "Meat supplies in 1937 will be I smaller than in 1936, according to the United States department of agriculture, as a result of the feed ! shortage caused by the 1936 I drought." at Northwood, gave a talk Norway and other places. on A German chemist has invented a candy made of coal-tar. Now the doctors in Hitler's realm will face the problem of how to treat a child with a macadamized stomach.—Jackson (Miss.) News. Happy New Year AVe wish you loads nf Rood luck dur- inr 1337— and wi: want to thank you for your kind pat- ronafte the past year. LESTER CAFE 408 Second Street N. W. "If you sleep on the floor, you ! can't fail out of bed." Professor | T. V. Smith. University of Chica- ] gn. It niu--:' be nice to be a college I profcfs.-ir and be able to think up things Like that.—St. Louis Star- Times. CLEAR LAK TONIGHT DON STRICKLAND AND HIS ORCHESTRA HATS, HORNS, CONFETTI 40c ami S5c—Tax Included OLD TIME Dance Friday, Jan. 1 EARL HUNT'S ORCH. Ret- Price 26c and 40c JIMMY BARNETT SAT. NO DANCE SUNDAY NEW YEAR'S DAY WE WILL SERVE A SPECIAL DINNER 11:00 a. m. to 9:00 p. m. Turkey, Duck, Chicken and other choice meats. A very fine dinner at a reasonable price. Dine here on the Holiday- Friday. 16 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. SMILEY BURNETT* HOPE MANNING FOUR GREAT UNITS Eddie Rickenbackcr's T."Acc Drurninond" —with— John King Jane Withers —in— "PEPPER" with Slim Summcrvllle Irvin S. Cobb TONITE NEW YEAR'S EVE Midnite Show "MY AMERICAN WIFE" ••CRIME OF DR. FORBES" SPECIAL PREVIEW GENE AUTRY -THE OLD CORRAL" Come Early and Stay Over for Midnite Show Adults 21c Kiddies 10c DENISON CLUB 3 BIG NEW YEAR CARNIVAL DANCES New Year's Eve and New Year's Nieht Dancinr. From 9 Till ???... Music by CAMPBELL'S ORCHESTRA SATURDAY, JAN. 2—Music by BUCK SHAFFER ORCHESTRA Admission 25c Per Person For members, associate members and invited friends Celebrate New Years at the Denison Club 2 BIG NEW YEAR'S DAY ATTRACTIONS! SHOWING Fri. and Sat. Only It's Horses This Time- Instead of a Tractor! HE'S A WIZARD! You'll howi at the laff score he piles up by accident! 26e Until 3 p. m.-i Another Sensational Attraction Starts Sunday at the Palace Edna Fcrber's Thrilling Drama of the Northern Timberlond! Joel MeCrea - France* Former ATTEND OUR MIDNIGHT SHOW SATURDAY NIGHT Come ot 9 O'clock and See Our Regular Saturday Attraction and Stay Orer and See o Pre-riew Showing of "LUCKIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD" TODAY (THURSDAY ALL DAY) IS THE GALA DAY at both the New Cecil and Palace BE HERE ON THE SCREEN "CRAIG'S WIFE" —with— JOHN BOLES ROSALIND RUSSELL BILLIE BURKE "Rhodes" and "Final Hour" \ttend Our Big Surprise MIDNITE WHOOPEE SHOW 11:30 New Year's Eve 3--GIANTUNITS--3 ALL SEATS Entire New Program or Buy Your 26c Tickets Early Friday-Saturday— TROUBLE AHEAD! JOHN WAYNE — in — "The Sea Spoilers" ith Nan Gray, Fuzzy Knight, Lotus Long ': •< Companion Feature: Also: Frank Merriweli in "VICTORY 1 •DOWN the STRETCH' MICKEY with PATRICIA MICKEY ROONEY PATRICIA ELLIS FRIDAY NIGHT: FKIUAX mum: i , $ PLAY SCREENO $ + MORE S FUN S AND THRILLS S THAN S EVER -TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT- TO CELEBRATE THE COMING OF THE NEW YEAR Attend Our Gala Midnight Show at 11:15 P. M. ATT GE 1 ATQ You Will See a Complete New PROGRAM AL/L/ Or>^lD wi(h a p review Showing of • JOE E. BROWN m "POLO JOE" 36 THE NEW, YEAR by attending THE NEW CEClL-where^ll ^Mx**°™ them and "hear them on our New Mirrophonic Sound! Then Continues Thru Sunday tUl CL1IVJ ji^vv*. "-- ----- --Starts New Year's Day Buck Benny Rides Again!! ' SEEN >'> ANYTHING ', LIKE IT! Hollywood's First Streamlined Comedy! America's wildest comics ... put on a fancy collection of togas ... in the goofiest story ever told off the campus! «,* JACK BENNY GEORGE]BURNS GRACIE ALLEN MARY BiQLAND MARTHA RAYE Marsha HUNT Efanoie WHITNEY Jphnny DOWN!, ^- ' ,. A Pardtnoimt' Walter Huston in "Dodsworth" 26c Special New Year's D»y Maiince Until 3 P. M. PLUS—"" Mickey Mouse CARTOON "MICKEY'S RIVAL" LATEST PARAMOUNT NEWS EVENTS

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