The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on January 3, 1938 · Page 5
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Monday, January 3, 1938
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MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 1938. THE MORNING HERALD, HAGERS'i'OWN, MARYLAND. FIVe. 1 SMASH MUSICAL OPENS AT HENRY'S Great Cast of Stars in "Merry-Go-Round of 1938" Broadway's brightest and Hollywood's best join hands in the mad and merry whirl of fun and frivolity of the year's gaye-st, most tune- fnl musical comedy smash, "Merry (So Round of 193S,'" which opened New Year's Eve at Henry's Theatre, where it is continuing today, Tuesday, \Vednesday and Thursday. Heading the great list of screen, radio and stage m.mes are to be found such favorites as Bert Lahr, Mischa Auer, Billy House, Jimmy Savo, Joy Hodges Alice Brady, John King, Barbara Read, Louise Fflzemla, Dave .'.pollon and his famous orchestra and many others. The song hits introduced throughout the unique trend of the story are: "You're My Dish," "More Power to You," "I'm In My Glory," and Bert Lahr's famous burlesque number. "The Woodchopper Song." Norman Alley's sensational motion picture account of the bombing of the United S:ates gunboat, Panay, three reels of startling, appalling war scenes which reveal the truth of this grave attack by Japanese airmen, is also on the program. ' AT HENRY'S THEATRE . The shocking truth clearing the dispute regarding the guilt of the Japanese in the bombing of the U. S. gunboat, Panay, will now be laid before ever, person in the United States by Universal Pictures .in the form of indelible motion pictures of the actual attack. The amazing film achievement of Norman TV. Alley, who photographed the entire episode from the deck of the Panay, is contained in a. special feature which will be shown in Hagerstown exclusively by Henry's Theatrs today, Tuesday, 'Wednesday and Thursday. The picture — the only complete SHOES of QUALITY Professionally Fitted by X-Ray Stylish Winter Clothes for men and women ... on ' .EASY .CREDIT TERMS EOPLES 67 w - wash. STORE street LET US GIVE YOU A DEMONSTRATION. Hoffman Chevrolet Sales (Incorporated) 140 W. Washington St. Johns-Manville ROCK WOOL Blovrn-In Method Compare onr prlcu. Phone »Ti BETTER HOMES, Inc. Ginger Rogers as the wisecracking damsel In "Stage Door" display her dramatic ability for a distinc triumph in this HKO Radio pictur] zation of the Ferber-Kautman stagi hit. She Is starred with Katharim Hepburn and Adolphe Meiijou, a the Maryland Monday, Tuesday am Wednesday. account of the Panny attack— tells a story IHa . starts with the first alarm in Nankins, the burn ing and bombing of that city, am the tumultous evacuation by panic stricken Americans. The frantii embarkment aboard the Pana> comes next. Then the attack ane following that the struggle and privations of the wounded surviv ors marching along the Yangtze River, in constant peril from Japa nese army patrols until rescu comes in the form of the Britisl gunboat, "Bee." The fllm contains the onl; scenes showing the sinking of th boat, its side almost completely destroyed in the attack, and re enacts several other actual occur ences exactly as they happened under, the hawk-eyed camera tha was wielded by the intrepid Nor man Alley. NEW YORK DAY BY DAY By GEORGE TUCKER NEW YORK, Jan. 2.—A tintype of "The Star Wagon," which rolled into the Empire theater severs months ago and is still rolling: Plot . . . it's about a man who in vents a time machine n.nd brings back all his yesterdays . . . Life isn't very pleasant for him and for his wife a disenchanted shrew who thinks both would have been happier if, 35 years earlier he had married "the other girl" and ahe "the other boy." So they try i ... They go back to 1902, and take separate paths. ... Of course, thej are just as miserable, and so, il the last act, they come back 1037. ' Author . . . Maxwell Anderson writes two or three plays a season and usually they make money. , He has been variously describee as a midivestern postmaster and a Berlin butcher. ... Probably the most difficult author in New York to interview. ... His father was ar educator. ... Anderson is a burly chestnut-haired squire who live? in the Tor country about 53 min utes from Broadway. '.,. The Tor country is that range of Palisades along the Hudson which he made famous in the outstanding dramr of last season, High Tor. -. Burgess Meredith. He's the • WARNER BROS. THEATRES MARYLAND NOW SHOWING starring KAT+UMHI , PBURH ROGERS ADOLFHI GAIL PATRICK CONSTANCE COLLIIR ANDREA LEEDS SAMUEL S. HINDS LUCILLE HALL RKO-RADIO PICTURE PLUS — CARTOON — NEWS FLASHES NOW-Pictures Panay Bombing ACADEMY TODAY PL US MATWEWS ' ••'.. in ' : ,-,' : •-. ' GANGWAY N a t P e n d I e t o n Barry ' M a d k a y , -.N'o'tT : M 'rf,H»! 4 o n"i! CARTOON NEWS FLASHES "When You Gotta Dance You Gotta Dance" is the title of anew, hjt spna,... and xwHejv Jessie sings it,./, I you just'^otta eovnc. and sec her! SCOn'S SCRAP BOOK By R.J.SCOTT .CANADA, WE.r4.-T-fa 51E.EP w AMP DID HOT WA.KE- UP-flLL. THAT ?M£ IR WEST ^RooKTED LAKE, rl/tf" 0LF BALLS £VEM 'THE. CANARY ISLANDS NAVE.-TrrEIP. OWW StAMPS — -^S AlR. MAtt- Y/A5 TRIMfE COPYRIGHT. 1938. KING FEATURES SYNDICATE.' Inc. GRAB BAG. One-Minute Test. 1. Who is president of Czechoslovakia? 2. Vvho is Artemus Ward? 3. Why does ice float? Hints on Etiquette. An unmarried woman always signs letters with her full name. to strangers, she | curs today love home life. Thej cherish most the humblest pleas ures. When writing refixes her signature thus: (Miss) Virginia Scott. Words of Wisdom. The brain may devise laws for the blood, but a hot temper leaps over a cold decree.—Shakespeare. Today's Horoscope. Most persons whose birthday oc- One-Minute Test Answers. 1. Dr. Eduard Benes. 2. An early American hmnoris whose real name was Charles Far rar Browne. 3. Because it is lighter than water (which expands upon freez inventor of the time machine. ... He seldom has any money, .and recently he spent the night in a ditch near Sneddens Landing There are extenuating circumstances. ... On that night there -was a sleet storm and the roads were too dangerous to navigate. ... So Meredith rolled over to th.e side, locked his car door, and slept till daybreak. ...His companion at the theater ib a highland terrier named Malcolm. ...Serving him there, too, In his negro valet, Black Malcolm. ... Sometimes, in a thoughtless mom:, when he yells, "Malcolm," without specifying which one, both come racing out, knocking down scenery right and left. ... Mere dith ha's another valet, an Englishman, who alternates with Black Malcolm and 'serves as chauffeur. ... On the Englishman's week oft he drives about the country exhibiting Meredith's Great Danes in dog shows. * * * Lillian Gish . . . She shares .top billing with Meredith, and in one scene she wears bloomers and rides a bicycle. ... The other night she wore the bloomers to a costume ball and won first prize. ... In her apartment she has a parrot which startles guests by screaming "Oh, dear, Oh, dear" and "Mercy what pity!" ... She is as fragile and lovely as when she starred in "The Birth of a Nation." ... At that she is only a young lady in her 30's. ...There are some" faanous ghosts which flit about her dressing room at the Empire. ... Sarah Bernhardt used that dressing room. ... So did Ellen Terry, Julia Marlow and Jeanne Eagles. Notes. ... No playhouse in Man- nattan is as thoroughly and genuinely "theater" as the Empire.... It is 45 years old. ... It was opened in 1893 by David Belasco, and the first play was "The Girl 1 Left Behind Me." ... On its walls in lobby and foyer are scenes and sketches of all the famous players who have appeared on its stage. YOU CAN SAVE time, money and rouble by buying: and soiling the Jlasslfied \\ f ay. 20% Off Suits & Overcoats JOHN D. MYERS In Beige With Brown Margaret Lindsay Margaret Lindsay, screen actress, poses in this beige wool ensemble with brown accents. The tailored dress is styled with sunburst tucks Which radiate from the waist, while the full-length cape is fully lined with chocolate brown wool. White millinery is being shown for immediate wear witii black Small shapes with black veils are effective in quilted crepe or pleated fabric. Standard time was adopted by the United States in 3SS3. CONTl'NUOIB11A.MttoiiP.* TODAY - TUES. - WED. - THUR. THEY JUST GOT OUT! Th« Four Honcnwn of Hilarity bringing you th« love-lift of • p«dd«d cell! Tin Niw Uniiliul pKnts It TEN STAR FUN FROLIC IERTUHR -JIMMY SAVO BlttT HOUSE • ALICE IRAOr MISCHA AUEII-JOY HODOES EXTRA ! ! ! / ADDED ATTRACTION! Norman Alley's Film Blast of Truth "BOMBING OF THE U. S. S. PANAY!" Thirty Minutes of Exclusive Scene* GUNS RECOVERED. Cambridge, Md., Jan. 2 (#> Police recovered six guns, valuec at $1,COO which were stolen fron the home of C. A. Kuenhle nea here. Police Justice Fred P. Stevens or dered Hlldodph Bailey, who livec in a tenant house on the Kuenhl farm, held for the grand jury on charge of larceny. Some of th guns were imported and hand made. Human tea,rs are antiseptic Even when diluted six millioi limes they have been known t destroy microbes found in the ail Use Our Monthly Payment Plan On all purcnases over $10 MONTGOMERY WARD. 4 CO. West Washington St. SECOND NATIONAl 'BANK*/ It's Old Enough To Speak For Itself jHAGERSTOWH Aladdin Lamps $4.95 up HARRY S. MYERS DOIT ELECTRICALLY THE CHEAPEST WAY POTOMAC KOISOX CO. Little Says: PEOPLE who have Tried Others are Choosing the SERVEL Electrolux the Gas Refrigerator Your GAS CO. look attliW ^^^ ^». —. .^a^fe .A FOR SUBURBAN DAY » 343 Pairs of Women's SHOES 59 GO ON SALE TOMORROW AT C Pr. The Christmas rush depleted our Shoe stocks. Sizes- were broken in many styles. So, we are offering a grand assortment at this dramatic price for one day! We have all sizes in one style or another and we have plenty of styles. DON'T FAIL TO BE HERE! Regular $1.00 DRESSES (Tomorrow Only) Sizes 14 to 52 Hundreds were purchased at the regular price and they were real buys . . . then think what this SALE means! Styles for every occasion! New materials! New trimmings! YOU GET TWO DRESSES FOR THE PRICE YOU ORDINARILY PAY FOR ONE1 Children's $1.98 SNOW SUITS One Day Only! 1.29 Mothers who've heeu waiting for a special value to get the children the second play suit they need — this is the answer to the children's needs — to low-ebb budgets! Warm plaid jackets with solid color Ski-Pants. Belt all around, 2 or 3 piece styles. Double breasted. Children's 98c BATH ROBES An unusual selection ot patterns, made of heavy warm blanket materials. Sizes to 14. 69 Men's & Women's BATH ROBES Warm heavy flannel and blanket Bath Robes in an excellent array of patterns. Formerly sold for $1.49 to $2.98. Men's, Women's and Children's Bedroom Slippers at a Real Give-Away Price! These slippers sold regularly from 49c to 9Sc, so you know they're bargains! A tremendous assortment to choose from. We have them in leather, felt, satin materials. Some have leather soles and heels. All heel heights. All colors. \ 29 n&o Department Q fl Store II & U 51 West Washington Street

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