Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 20, 1948 · Page 13
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MOVIE .REVIEWS By CARL WRIGHT Thoroughly captivating and a most unusual motion picture is Russell Janney's "The Miracle of the Bells," which opened at the Cecil theater Sunday, with Fred MacMurray, Valli and Frank Sinatra in the stellar roles. Based on the author's immensely popular novel, the film plot turns on the surprising developments that follow a cynical movie press agent's efforts to carry out the dying wish of the girl he loved. The steps by which he takes her body back to be buried in her home town, his final desperate piece of press agentry to win her the recognition she deserves..and NOW! ENDS TUESDAY St Hilariovi, Rib-Tickling Fun] PLUS "WHERE THE NORTH BEGINS" • NOW INSPIRING... in it* tendernessl '• DON'T MISS IT! he ensuing -miracle" in the little oal-mining community church, re familiar enough to millions of eaders, but on the screen they are landled with freshness and vigor hat make the picture a real exper- ence. Produced by Jesse L. Lasky and Walter MacEwen for RKO Radio THEATERS AT A GLANCE ;ECH/—"The Mlrmele of th« Belli" n»w ihowint. •ALACE—"Feudln 1 , "Fussin" and »-Flf ht- In'" »nd "Where the North Berins" now showing. ITRAND—"Timber Tr»ll" «nd "Swlnf Your Partner" now ihowlnj. STATE—"My Wild Irish Rose" and "Panhandle" eloae Monday. "Hoad to Utopia" • nd "Th'« Virginian" open Tuesday. LAKE—"Black Bart" and "Blondie's Reward" close Monday. "Ntfhl Son*" and "Blj Town After Dark" open Tuesday. release, the offering is brilliantly directed by Irving Pichel. * * * A delightful comedy hit of the Or ood old days out west, "Feudin', Fussin' and a-Fightin'," is showing currently at the Palace theater, with Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride and Donald O'Connor starred. It's the story of the annual footrace between Rimrock and Big Bend, set in the days of the stagecoach. The film is packec with howls. Russell Hayden and Now! End Tuesday MONTE HALE in "TIMBER TRAIL" Plus >VING YOUR PARTNER" Clear I/akc's Greatest Entertainment! End Mon. - In Technicolor "BLACK BART"and "BLONDIE'S REWARD" TUE. - WED. A Story of Deep Lovcl OANA ANDREWS MERLE OBERON NIGHT ETHEL BARRYM08E HOAGt CARHICHKL Companion Hit! GAMBLING RACKETS BLASTED! MATINEE WED AT 2 P. JI. STARTS THURS., JULY 22 Twffic ICHHIC01QR WESTERN creator of America's most danceable music DANCE TO GRIFF WILLIAMS' MUSIC GRAND OPENING Marcon Ballroom IOWA FALLS, IOWA Wednesday, July 21 Admission $1.22 plus tax Free Parking 2 OUTSTANDING ATTRACTIONS IN ONE BIG ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM — THE GREATEST ennifer Holt have the leading! oles in the co-hit, "Where the forth Begins." * * * Monte Hale, one of the screen's most popular attractions, is show- ng currently in "The Timber Trail," at the Strand theater. ,ynne Roberts is co-starred. The music of Foy Willing and the Riders of the Purple Sage is featured n addition to Monte and his guitar. And the addlo-pated Vera Vague delights her audience in the co-hit, ''Swing Your Partner," a ;ay musical "comedy. The spectacular large-scale .echnicolor picturization of Owen Wister's well-known novel, "The Virginian," co-starring Joel Mcrea, Brian Donlevy and Sonny Tufts, opens at the State theater Tuesday. "The Virginian" is said to be the last word in super-films with a western background. The co-hit Is "Road to Utopia," with Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour. # * » Hitting a new high in blending a romantic story with a background of music is John Cromwell's production of "Night Song," opening Tuesday at the Lake theater with Dana Andrews, Merle Oberon and Ethel Barrymore. "Big Town After Dark," with Philip Reed playing Steve Wilson, is the co-hit. Hillary Brooke carries on as Lorelei Kilbourne. End Mon. "MY WILD IRISH ROSE" and "PANHANDLE TRAIL" Farm Woman Dies Suddenly Rites Wednesday for Mrs.JohnLiliick,80 Charles City.—Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m., at Grossman's chapel' for Mrs. John Lillick, 80, who died in the Cedar Valley hospital Saturday night where she had been a patient for the past 16 days. She resided at 307 Ninth avenue. She was born Sept. 21, 1867. She and her husband, John G. Lillick resided In Charles City for the past 10 years, but prior to that farmed for 46 years in Chickasaw county. She was a member of the Lutheran church and the Lutheran Ladies Aid society. The Rev. Carl Busse of the Rockford Lutheran church will officiate, owing to the absence of her regular pastor, the Rev. Walter M. Fritschel, who is away on a vacation trip. Interment will be in Riverside cemetery. Besides her" husband she is survived by the following children: Mrs. George Ross, Charles City; Elbert Lillick, Ionia; and Mrs. Milan George, Nashua, 8 grandchildren and one great grandchild. One daughter, Elsie, died In infancy. Mft»on CHr Otob«-a*i*tt«. M*t» City, I*. July 19, IMS Humboldt Man, Wife Hurt in Auto Crash Osare — Mr. and Mrs. Jurbis Haehn of Humboldt were in the Mitchell county hospital Sunday with cuts, bruises and abrasions suffered in a collision with a car driven by O. K. Haugen of Osage on highway 9 3i miles west of Osage. The vehicles collided at a turn. Both cars were damaged. One famous oriental rug had designs of brooks, paths, lawns, trees and flowers. to lA/eaa our ling, Get This Booklet Free at No Obligation Aged Woman Succumbs on Charles City Farm Charles City — Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m. at Grossmann's chapel for Mrs. Frank Schiffel, 78, who died at her farm home, 44 miles northeast of Charles City Saturday. The Rev. W. F. Pfeffer of Nora Springs will officiate and interment will be in Riverside cemetery. She had been an invalid for many years and had been confined to her bed. She was born March 16, 1870, at Ripon, Wis., daughter of Samuel and Henrietta Miller, and was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church. On Nov. 30. 1892, she was married to Frank Schiffel and the couple moved the same year to the farm outside of Charles City where her 3 children, one of whom died at an early age, were born. She is survived by her hus- and and 2 sons, Walter and Elmer, both at home; a brother, Robrt Miller, Charles City; 3 sisters, /Irs. Fred Tetzloff, Charles City, nd Mrs. Ida Harmer. and Mrs. Ezra Timmon, both of Burlington. Charles City Woman Succumbs at Rockwell Charles City — Funeral services vill be held Tuesday at 2 p. m.. at he Hauser funeral home for Mrs. Winnie Baird, 81, widow o£ Wil- iani Baird who died in 1901. Mrs. Baird died in the hospital at Rock- veil Saturday. She was taken here Dec. 18. 1947, by a daughter, VTrs. Nettie Rasmus, who resides m a farm near Rockwell. Interment will be in Riverside ceme- ery. Besides Mrs. Rasmus, she is urvived by 5 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She was 3orn at Janesville, but had lived most of her life in Charles City. One daughter, Mrs. Doris Everhart died Feb! 27, 1948. THE ALL-TIME BEST-SELLING LOVI STORY OF THE WIST... NOW ON m 3 THE SCREEN IN SPECTACULAR ARAMOUNT'S •tarring McCREA Charles City Briefs Births at the Cedar Valley hospital last week included a son to Vlr. and Mrs. Walter Gabe of Greene Friday; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Merrill of Charles City Saturday: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Schindele of Floyd Wednesday: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Harrison of Rockford Wednesday; a son to Mr. nnd Mrs. Virgil Houdek of Charles Citv Thursday, and a son to Mr. and Mrs. Duanc Trees of Greene Thursday. Dr. L. E. VonBerg, 1506 Clark street said Friday that he had a delicious dinner of early Golden Bantam hybrid sweet corn Tuesday from his own garden. He planted 30 hills April 20 and staggered dates on later plantings to have corn until the middle of September. Mrs. Wallace Smith nnd daughters, Linda nnd Diann, 312 Sevonth avenue, left Friday noon for Chicago where they will visit Mr. and Mrs. "Paul Shite for 10 days. J. B. Parris of Salt Lake City, Utah, arrived Wednesday at the home of his son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Talmedge Parris, 505 Riverside Drive, where he visited until Sunday. Dr and Mrs. Walter "Richelman and son. Ronald, 507 Third avenue, returned Thursday night from Quebec, Canada. On their journey they visited Mrs. Richelman's sisters. Dr. and Mrs. Allan Kurd, Gardner. Maine, and Mrs. Frank Fueel. Waite River. Vermont. District Court Clerk L. V. Leigh Friday issued a marriage license to Robert Clarence Sekander. 22, and Arlene Trma Girkin, 21, both of Charles Citv. Miss Bette Holland, secretary at the offices of County Attorney Weston E. Jones, visited over the weekend in Minneapolis, Minn., with her sister, Mrs. Eugene S. Reed. Among those who visited the Eastern Star home at Boone, Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Ortmever, Dr. A. B. Fluegel and Mrs. Orn Shannon. Mrs. Myrtle Fletcher, 207 Eighth avenue, left Friday for Waterloo where she will visit a week with her niece, Mrs. Dorothy Robertson. Honored at Shower Charles City — A pre-nuntial shower was given in honor of Miss Avis Jean Bluhm, by her cousins, Miss Leola Bluhm and Mrs. Dorothy Phillips, and her aunt, Mrs. Louie Bluhm, Friday night at the Guild hall. Miscellaneous gifts were presented to the honoree by 40 guests. Miss Bluhm will be married Aug. 1 to Harold Seeley. Miami Beach, Fin., is only 20 hours away from Buenos Aires, Argentina, by express air sleeper service. MISSES' AND WOMEN'S SWIM SUITS One or two-piece styles. Lostex, jersey, and satin. 1.98-2.98 Bargain Priced! 48 PURSES Plastic and patents, in white and pastels. Pouch styles. 2.00-3.00 Were much higher priced All Spring and Summer merchandise, regrouped, repriced for quick clearance. Store- wide bargains in wearing apparel, shoes and yard goods. Join The Penney Crowds! STARTS TUESDAY, JULY 20, 9 A. M DON'T MISS IT! ANKLETS 227 Pair in Pastels Broken sixes but a good assortment. Ribbed tops, cuffed tops! Only MISSES' SHORTS 2.50 Popular pleated front rayon gabardine shorts. 89 GIRLS' SKIRTS AND BLOUSES Cotton and rayon blouses. White and solid colors. Rayon and cotton dirndl style skirts. 4 AA ^ AA Sizes 3-6x, 7-14 . 1.00 " Z.OO RAYON PANTIES Good quality tricot rayon in sixes 32-34. Tearose. Elastic waist. 25c 44c PLAY SUITS 5.00 Misses' 2-piece play suits in rayon jersey and cham- brays. Priced to move quickly. GIRLS' DRESSES Cotton sheers, chambrays, prints. Styles in dressy cottons, pinafores, sunbacks. f AA ^ AA Re-grouped, re-priced! IftVU • *«UU WOMEN'S SLIPS Marked down for quick clean-up. Broken sixes. Ideal for everyday wear. 1.66 Summer Millinery 1.00 • 2.00 Reduced from higher prices! Half-hats, sailor types, off- the-face styles, braid straws, Panamas, felts. 145 SPRING AND SUMMER DRESSES Misses' and women's sizes. Every one a wanted style. From our regular stock. Rayon crepes, rayon butcher weaves, cottons, rayon printed Bembergs. 2.00 3.00 5.00 GIRLS' and WOMEN'S POLO SHIRTS YARD GOODS 750 Yards Sheer Wash Fabrics Including printed lawns, dimities, batistes. 36" and 39" widths 50c yd. 200 Yards Butcher Weave Rayon Thick-N-Thin prints, tissue gingham. These must go? One price 77c yd. 100 Yards Hand Washable Rayon Prints 1.00yd Pastel grounds. Chiffon and Rayon Crepes . . . , 300 YARDS CHAMBRAY 50c yd. 36" PRINTED PERCALE 39c yd. 67 Only—WASH FROCKS 1.77 PRINTED RAYON DRESSES Thick-N-Thin, Hand-Washable 3.77 MISSES' SLACK SUITS 5.90 • Rayon Poplins • Red and Navy • Tan and Brown • Stripes and solid colors. • Fine combed yarn — styled right. Excellent values! GIRLS' and MISSES' SHORTS • Short and knee length styles. • Faded blue and barnyard red denim. Sixes 7-14 arid 12-18 144 144 REMNANTS Hundreds of yards. Spring, summer and staple fabrics drastically reduced to make way for the NEW. Main Floor CURTAIN and DRAPERY REMNANTS — Basement. 93 Women's SKIRTS and BLOUSES Rayon and cotton blouses—were much higher priced. Skirts of cotton and rayon gabardine. Prints and solid colors. Priced to sell quickly! 2.00 3.00 4.00 TODDLERS' SUN SUITS INFANTS' FLANNELETTE GOWNS TODDLERS' POLO SHIRTS. GIRLS' SHORTS 1.44 50c 98c 98c A Real Special, Men! ALL WOOL TROPICAL SUITS You can't afford to pass these up! Reaf value for low price! MEN'S TOWNCLAD SUITS All wool suits for year 'round wear. Single and double breasted 25.00 35.00 FEATURE VALUE! 300 MEN'S POLO SHIRTS • Plain colors in White, Blue, Maize and novelty jacquards. Bargain priced? MEN'S BROADCLOTH PAJAMAS Printed percales and broadcloths, in slipover and coat styles. Discontinued patterns, broken sixes MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS Fancies from our well known Towncraft line. «% ft A Slightly soiled. Priced for quick cleanup!. .. . M0UU MEN'S ALL WOOL TROPICAL PANTS SHOE SPECIALS! 8.00 Bargain priced! AM wool tropicals in brown, tan r grey. 3.98 Jr. Boys', 2 to 6, POLO SHIRTS Jr. Boys' Bugs Bunny POLO SHIRTS Jr. Boys' SUN SUITS Boys' POLO SHIRTS Boys' Short Sleeve <f JA SPORT SHIRTS. . 1*47 IT PAY § f *S 'I,, ,*j*~v ' *<*>»& MISSES' PLAY SHOES Comfortable open style play shoes. Real ^ value for low cost! Red, Green, Black, White CHILDREN'S SUMMERTIME FAVORITES Sturdy, cool summer sandals. Priced to clear! Red, Brown MEN'S COOL SUMMER OXFORDS Reduced for quick clearance! Brown and White, Brown and Tan, All Brown. Perforated 3 •2 5 00 00 16'x27' UTILITY MAT Door mats that stop dirt at your door. Reversible. Colorful striped design. Basement. 50c »^~ r 1 PENNMYtS I •»&,.. V'^"> > _..A.^<. ...t^AV Aj.t^iA..^ ..-UP

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