Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 16, 1937 · Page 47
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 47

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, January 16, 1937
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 16 • 1937 THREE IERA SALARY PAYMENTS DROP Reduced Personnel Result of Decreased Relief Activities. DES MOINES, (/P)—State Auditor C. W. Storms reported in a quarterly summary Saturday that Iowa emergency relief administration salary payments decreased Sl(/,484.09 during the three months ending Sept. 30, 1936. The auditor's report, which said the reduction resulted mainly from reduced personnel because of decreased relief activities, listed salaries for the period as S47,- 658.40. 12 Per Cent Decrease. During the period, the -eport said, the state relief administration spent 5759,602.80, a decrease of 12.85 per cent from the previous quarter. Receipts during the three months were listed as S716.661, but a balance carried over from the previous quarter enabled the relief organization to show a balance of S8S0.909 on Oct. 1. the report said. In addition to expenditures for reiief of the unemployed, the stale relief administration granted funds for general poor relief and medical aid to counties whose budgets for those purposes were exhausted, the report said. Salaries Largest Item. Payment of salaries was the largest single item in the total administrative expense, which was listed as S79.980. Ralph Kittinger. secretary of the state relief committee, "received $325 a month, the largest single salary listed. The report was compiled by G. S. \Vordcn, supervisor ol state audits. Cemetery Group at Luverne Names Heads LUVERNE—The annual meeting of the Cemetery association, the largest ladies' organization oi '.his community, was held at the community hall Thursday afternoon, with a large attendance. Mrs. H. E. Reitzke, Mrs. W. H. Ellis and Mrs. Burnard Wolf were hostesses. Officers elected were, president, Mrs. F. I. Chapman: vice president. Miss Florence ToE: secretary, Mrs. W. H. Ellis, and treasurer. Mrs. L. L. Lichty. This is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the organization and tentative plans were made to celebrate the event some time this spring. Will Elect Monday. DECORAH — The Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual election of officers next Monday, with its annual banquet to follow Feb. 4. in the C. K. Preus gvmnasium at Luther college. James E. Gheen of New York City will be the speaker. Mrs. McKinney Buried. DUMONT—Pallbearers for Mrs. Marion McKinney's funeral Thursday afternoon at the United Brethren church were six Legion men. James Peterson, Carl Boeck- rmeier. Walter Ahrens. Ray Jones, Lloyd Pfaltzgraff and Leslie Pfaltzgraff. Mrs. J. R. Britcher was the soloist with Miss Jennie Anderson at the piano. Services were in charge of the Rev. E. M. Miller, a Legion man. lowan Is Held on Charge of Shooting Cousin, 16, in Leg WEST UNION—Arthur Kirchhoff, 32, farmer northeast of Westgate, was lodged in the Fayette county jail under an indictment returned by the grand jury Thursday for assault with intent to commit murder. It is alleged that he shot his cousin, Hollis Kirchhoff, 16, in the right leg Nov. 2, the bullet penetrating and lodging in the bone above the knee, then fired other shots at the car as the youth drove away. Henry Kirchhoff, father of Hollis, owns a farm in that neighborhood, and Arthur is tenant on the adjoining farm of his father, William Kirchhoff. Arthur has to drive through the yard of his cousin, Henry, to get to his own dwelling. MOVIE By D. B. K. ~1 CHARLES BOYEK, MARLENE DIETRICH IN CECIL FILM With the Algerian desert as the background for their romantic scenes, Charles Boyer and Marlene Dietrich portray the lovers in that revived opus, "The Garden of Allah," which opened at the Cecil Saturday. Filmed in technicolor "The Garden of Allah" sticks pretty closely to Robert Hichens' original story, with the Trappist monk desert ing the monastery, marrying Domini, then returning ,to his monastery. MAILED DIETRICH "f h c Garden of AHah" is primarily an adult picture, and will probably rank highly because of its drama, acting and setting. Joseph Schildkraut, Basil Rathbone and Tilly Losch effectively portray the chief supporting characters. Broadcasting over both the XBC and CBS networks has made Tex Rittcr, radio's singing cowboy, known to innumerable radio fans. Now he is to be seen in "Song of the Gringo," which is coming to the Strand OVER THE WEEK-END CECIL—"The Garden of Allah" through Monday. PALACE—"The Gay Desperado" and "You Can't Get Away With It." STRAND—"Trail Dust" and "Alibi Ike" ends Saturday. "Song of the Gringo" and "Girls' Dormitory" through Tuesday. STATE—"Secret Patrol" and "Don't Turn 'Em Loose" ends Saturday. "Mary of Scotland" and "Two Fisted Gentleman" through Tuesday. Edgewood Directors to Offer School to Iowa Falls Women as Center IOWA FALLS — Directors of Edgewood school voted to offer the entire property as a gift to the women of Iowa Falls and community to be used a: d maintained by them as a community center for women. In doii.g this Edgewood board feel they are carrying out the wishes of its founder, Mrs. Eva Simplot. whose desire it was that the building sholud always be used by the women of Iowa Falls and vicinity. The property consists of Edgewood school building, two residences and a large tract of ground abutting on River street and running back to the river. A mass meeting has been arranged to be held at Edgewood Place on Wednesday, Feb. 3. The women of Iowa Falls and territory have been invited. Officers of Lutheran Church in Miller Named MILLER—Members of the Norwegian Lutheran church held their annual business meeting at the church Thursday. Officers elected were Theodore Ragness, vice president: C. O. Anderson, secretary; A. C. Halverson, treasurer; C. P. Juhl. trustee. The Ladies Aid held its regular meeting at the same time with Mrs. K. P, Juhl and Mrs. Sam Skovgaard. hostesses. Union Slough Purchase Approval Is Provided TITONKA—Mark Bacon, local president of the Conservation league, was notified by toilegvam from Senator Gillette that the purchase of Union slough had been approved Tuesday. Union slough is 4 miles west of Titonka and for the past three years sportsmen have been untiring in their offorts to have the government buy the land and transform it into a game refuge and inland lake. Will Be Buried Sunday. NEW H A M P T O N—funeral services for Mrs. Lydia M. Dietel, 72, who died Thursday, will be held at the Methodist church here Sunday with Rev. J. S. -Lilley, pastor, officiating. Mrs. Dietel died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. S. H. Heinmiller. Surviving is her husband,'a daughter and son. Sunday as the first of a series of tuneful westerns in which Tex is to be starred. Second feature on the program is "Girls' Dormitory," with a cast including Simone Simon, Herbert Marshall and Ruth Chatterton. Tersely entitled "You Can't Get Away With It," a three-reel film dealing with the activities of the G-men in their fight against crime, plays through Monday at the Palace. J. Edgar Hoover, director of the federal bureau of investigation, is seen in the picture which actually goes into the Washington bureau and reveals some of the inside workings of the famed department of crime-fighters now popularly known as the G-men. Second feature on the Palace program is "The Gay Desperado," starring Nino Martini who is ably supported by Leo Carillo and Ida Lupino. It's an amusing tale of modern Mexican banditry, actually filmed in Sonora, Mexico. ,; ; » £ History and the prize ring are on the bill commencing Sunday at the State. "Mary of Scotland," with Katharine Hepburn and Fredric March reviews the life of that famous queen. In lessor roles are Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton and John Carradine. James Dunn and June Clayworth arc co-starred in "Two Fisted Gentleman," the story of a prize-fighter whose only fault was that his head grew as large as his string of victories. | Several of Latimer's | Establishments Date to Over 40 Years Ago LATIMER—Several Latimer j business firms have been in business more than 40 years. Dohrmann's store was 40 years old on Oct/6, 1936. T. P. Johnson had been at his old stand 40 years Jan. 6, 1937. Since the State Bank of Latimer was established in 1897. it is now 40 years old. Among the older business men is Henry Jensen, present manager of the Fullerton lumber yard. Henry has lived in Latimer since'1898 with the exception of 3 years and began work in the yard here in 1898 when he went to work for the Inter-State Lumber company. In 1908 the Farmers Elevator pur- chased.the yard and in 1927 it was again, sold to the Fullerton Lumber company. ason City-Screen Attractions j CHARLES BOYEK AND MARLENE DIETRICH IN A SCENE from "The Garden of Allah," now showing at the Cecil through Monday. The picture is photographed entirely in natural color. BORIS KARLOFF IN A SCENE FROM 'THE MAN WHO Lived Again," which with "Captain Calamity" begins at the Palace Tuesday. FKEDRIC MARCH IS SEEN with Katharine Hepburn in one of the scenes of "Mary of Scotland," which begins Sunday at the State. Pictured at the lower left is James Dunn, star of "Two Fisted Gentleman," on,the same program. CATCH SLAYER OF POLICEMAN 30 Year Old Convict Free on Parole Confesses Chicago Murder. CHICAGO, (ff)— A citywide manhunt for the slayer of Policeman Arthur Sullivan raided early Saturday, Capt. Daniel Gilbert said, in the arrest and confession of Joseph Schuster, CO year old paroled convict. Captain Gilbert, chief investigator for the state's attorney's office, said Schuster admitted shooting Policeman Sullivan to death on the stairway of an elevated railroad station as he was being taken into custody as a robbery suspect. "I didn't' want to go back to the stir," Schuster told Captain Gilbert, the latter said. "The cop didn't find my gun and when I saw I'd have to use it to get away, 1 just -let him have it." After the alleged confession police took the prisoner to the elevated station for a re-enactment of the slaying. Casimur Kulis, drug store clerk and only -witness to the slaying, identified Schuster as the slayer, police said. Kulis said he pointed out Schuster to Policeman Sullivan as the man who robbed him of $27. Sullivan failed to make a complete search of the. robbery suspect and when they walked down the stairway he pulled a pistol from a shoulder holster and shot the. officer in the head. Police said Schuster was paroled from Pontiac reformatory March 10, 1934, after serving six years and six months for the robbery and shooting of a bank messenger. Young Opens Dental Office at Larimer LATIMER—Dr. C. L. Young. formerly of Des Moines, Thursday opened his dental office in Latimer. Dr. Young's office is located in the Dr. J. F. Martin office building. Dr. Martin has arranged the space in his office building so that Dr Young will have a private office and laboratory. Dr. Young is a graduate of Iowa University, class of 1929, and for the last seven years practiced in Des Moines. The final proof cf good citizenship is to buy some stock and then hope the government prevents another boom.—Cedar Rapids Gazette. URF CLEAR LAK AL MENKE Tonight 26c and 60c—Tax Included NO DANCE SUNDAY NEW DEAL 'SPECIAL COUPLE DANCE DON STRICKLAND'S Orch. TUESDAY 1 , JAN. 26 40c Ptr Person a»d N T ° Exlri Charjc for Table Kestrvalion. T« Avoid Disappointment Make Your Reservation Now! BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE REAL G-MEN! PALACE NOW PLAYING Lote Show Saturday RUTH CHATTERTON, FEATURED WITH SEMONE SIMON and Herbert Marshall in "Girls' Dormitory," which with "Song of the Gringo," plays at the Strand beginning Sunday. Miller, Winneshiek Pioneer, Is Buried DECORAH — Funeral services were held for Amasa Miller. 91, pioneer of Winneshiek couty, who died Wednesday night at the Decorah hospital, where he was ill but a short time. The services were held in the Fjelstul funeral home with the Rev. O. Sandbach, pastor of the M. E, church, officiating. Mr. Miller was first married to Miss Abby Betts, who died many years ago, leaving the following children: Mrs. Alice Brooks o£ Decorah; Clarence of Freeport; Eurbin of Sioux Falls, and Lloyd Miller of Mason City. In 1898 Mr. Miller was married to Miss Emma Christopherson, who died last year. The following children survive his second marriage: Herbert of Minneapolis, Leonard and Viola, both of Decorah. Mr. Miller was noted throughout the county as an old time fiddler. He won many contests. Ladd, G-Man, to Speak at Osage Monday Night OSAGE—D. M. Ladd, famous criminal investigator, one of the "G" men of Chicago, will give an address dealing with the apprehension of criminals and the methods employed by department of justice operators at the^ Congregational church Monday evening. Mr. Ladd will address the high school students Monday afternoon. Mr. Ladd will be the guest of honor at the meeting of the Osage Chamber of Commerce at a 6:30 dinner Monday evening at the Methodist church. ©HiE J. EDGAR HOOVER, chief of tlic G-men, appears in "You Can't Get Away With It," which opened Saturday at the Palace. Also on this program is "The Gay Desperado," starring Nino Martini. Culver Is Named to Manly School Board MANLY — The 1 Manly school board held a meeting Wednesday evening. Mrs. J. H. Mullinex resigned as director of the board. R. A. Culver was named to fill the vacancy until spring election. Best Tax Collections Reported for Hancock GARNER — County Treasurer McMillan reports 98 per cent of taxes paid, which is at Ieast2 per cent better than any previous year. Mr.- McMillan also said that practically all farm taxes were paid and that only town property was delinquent. North lowans to Get Record Recognition AMES—Farm manage ment achievement awards in recognition of having kept farm records for at least 10 years will be made to more than 30 Iowa farmers at Iowa Sta;;e college, Feb. 9. Certificates prepared for each farmer will carry the signatures of H. H. Kildee, dean of agriculture, and R. K. Bliss, director of the agricultural extension service. Presentation will be by Dean Kildee at a meeting during Farm and Home Week. North Iowa men who will receive the awards as announced by L. G. Allbaugh, extension farm marketing specialist, are: Harry L. Olesen, West Union; L. A.. Scharnweber, Sumner: Philip H. Wolfe, West Union; Guy Ernst, Elgin; W. S. Rothlisberger, Elgin; Ed C. Treptow, Oelwein; W. W. Clement, Garner. C. J. Wille,, Klemme. North lowans Win Fox Show Awards DES MOINES, (/P)—L. A. Kuyper, Pella, was awarded the grand prize at the annual Iowa Fox and Fur Breders association show here with a silver fox pelt valued at $150. Other prize winners included: Floyd Nottger, Waterloo; Glen Stewart, Reinbeck; E. G. Mueller, Fredericksburg; Dan Meupolder, Pella; and W. G. Atzbaugh, Hampton. Mueller and H. O. McKim,, Burlington, won prizes for the best fur display. The Nazi censorship now extends to inscriptions on tomb- tsones. An infraction.of its rulings will constitute a grave offense.— Atlanta Constitution. MARSHALL tUTH CH»TTEBTON Giius '—sr DOKMITORY Introducing on exciting new personality, warm, refreshing, vital..! SIMONE SIMON 16c till 3 p.m. Starts SUNDAY Ends Tonite— He Rides He Romances He Fights He Sings TEX RITTER in "Song of The Gringo" no Hear Wr Tex Sin* JOE E. BROWN In "ALD3I DIE" WILLIAM BOYD In "TRAIL DUST' "ACE DRUMMOND" and NEWS MTDNTTE PREVIEW "GIRLS' DORMITORY" SUN. p. Till 3 p. DANCE NORTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB Saturday, Jan. 16 BOBBY GRIGGS ORCHESTRA 40c Per Person DANCE AVALON BALLROOM Manly, Iowa Tuesday, Jan. 19th Music by RAY ALDERSON Ladies 35c Gents 50c OLD TIME DANCE Thursday, Jan. 21 Music by EARL HUNT Admission 25c GALA MIDNITE SHOW TONIGHT PUNCH PACKED ROMANCE! FOUR GREAT UNITS! Chas. Starrett, "Secret Patrol" "DON'T TURN 'EBI LOOSE" "Adventures of Frank Merriwell" James Dunn, "Two Fisted Gentleman" UtPBURD maw OF J. Edgar Hoover himself in action! *' fn SHOWING Excitement: Laughs! In Old Mexico! "THE GAY DESPERADO" Id* Lupino - Nino Martini Leo Carrillo THE FIRST SURPRISE HIT OF THE NEW YEAR! CONGRATULATIONS TO MASON CITY'S NEW RADIO STATION—KGLO COMPLETE LATE SHOW TONIGHT-10 P. M. Now Showing! Thru Monday North Iowa's Most Beautiful Tbeatre It sweeps you into Love-Land! B \^f(JU/UU(yj OVER J/K, CAftKN MICKEY MOUSE CARTOON Starts Tuesday "Cannon to Right of Them, Cannon to Left of Them. Cannon in Front of Them Volleyed and Thundered" A Salute to the Gallant "GOO" Who Rode "Into the .laws of DeatH" That a Comrade Might Live for Lovel Plui Freddie Rich & HisOrch. COMING WON—"THE PLAINSMAN" COMING SOON—"CAM ILLE," "ROMEO & JULIET"

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