Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 19, 1948 · Page 14
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, July 19, 1948
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Garner Girls Plan Camping Scouts and Brownies Prepare for Activity Garner—Girl Scout camping ac- Iwties will begin in earnest Mon«* y ;u 0n that da y and for th e rest of the week Brownies will take part m day camping at Clear Lake State park. Mrs. Bud Pritchard is director of the Brownie camping and will be assisted by a staff of Garner senior scouts. Biss Betty Burns of Clear Lake will have charge of waterfront activities. She \yill have 2 swimming instruction periods each day. A special class in boating activities will be conducted by a member of the Clear Lake boat patrol. The facilities. of the state park shelterhouse have been engaged for the group in order that there will be an opportunity to ( participate in craft work, troop dramatics, etc. Thursday evening, July 29, will be parents' night. If plans go according to schedule the local group plans to open the extra camp space to Brownies from Belmond. Sunday, Aug. 1, junior high Girl Scouts go to the regular scout camp on the island, with Mrs. Chet Stille in charge. She also will be assisted by senior scouts u who will help with various camp- *ing activities. They will return Aug. 7. In keeping with the national Girl Scout policy each Scout and Brownie must have a health Checkup by the family doctor be- .fore coming to camp. Blanks for these physicals may be obtained at the oi'fice of County Nurse Miss Harriet Oxley, who is health and safety chairman for the local organization. Charles City Firemen, Cops in First Ball Charles City—Plans are nearing completion for Charles City's first annual firemen's and policemen's ball which will be held Tuesday, July 27. Proceeds \vill be used for ,paying civil service dues in arrears. Bennet Greten's 11-piece orchestra will give a direct KXEL, Wa, terloo, broadcast. There will also be broadcasts by KICM, Mason City. Heard over the air will be Charles City's trumpet trio from the municipal band, the Oliver Corp. quartet and a trumpet solo from the high school. A highlight of the KICM broadcast from noon to 1 p. m. \vill be a "Lead the Band" feature in which 4 persons will participate, with prizes for the first 4 places. . At noon there will be a "Man on the Street" program at Mays' corner. A valuable list of door prizes is being offered and there will be an auction sale of a refrigerator, new washing machine and many other items. Tickets are now on sale at $1.10 including tax. They may be obtained at the ticket window. Sheriff Closes Money Games and Girls' Side Show ' Charles City —• Four money games and a side show at a carnival playing north of Charles City at the Harvey race track, have been closed, Sheriff B. F. Ather- ion said Saturday. He ordered the 'amusement closed after receiving complaints from persons attending the carnival. He identified the side show as a "girls show." The carnival operating at the grounds is the Model Shows, Inc. Charles City Woman Is Given Divorce and Property Settlement Charles City — Judge T. A. Beardmore in district court this week granted a divorce decree to Ruth E. Krueger, 31, from Lester O. Krueger, 32, both of Charles City, on a cruel and inhuman treatment charge. They were married at Charles City, June 25, 1937, and lived together until July 7, 1948. They have one minor child. The plaintiff's petition stated that during the marriage they had accumulated certain property and their net worth at this time is about $50,000. She asked $100 a month child support, $100 per month as alimony, also asked that the court make a proper division of the property. , A stipulation, signed by Lhe plaintiff and defendant, and made a part of the decree, provided that the plaintiff have custody, care and control of the minor son; that the defendant will pay as a prop- $rty settlement, $12,000, paying $2,000 cash now and the remaining $10,000 in a first mortgage on certain real estate in Charles City, payable to her in the amount of $100 on the first of each month until fully paid; and will also pay plaintiff ?75 per month child support money. Former North lowan Takes Post in Kansas • Hanlontown — Gordon Mau, a former resident here, who was graduated from Harvard university recently, has accepted a position on the Kansas board of health and will live at Kansas City. > He is a graduate of the local •chool, State University of Iowa and spent many months in China ..recently. He brought back a pair taf beautiful carved Chinese vases as a wedding gift for his friend, Boyd Loveless. He is a son of Maria Mau. m • • THIS WEEK AT THE THEATERS MOVIE THE MIRACLE—"The Miracle of the Bells" showing at the Cecil from Sunday through Wednesday is sure-fire entertainment. Its stars are ideally cast, Fred MacMurray plays a press agent; Frank Sinatra has his first dramatic role, and Valli,' Italy's distinguished actress, is the current film find. DESPERATE — Monte H^le, cowboy star, is in desperate straits in this scene from the thrill-packed musical western, "The Timber Trail," showing currently at the Strand theater. The film is in Trucolor. FEUDIN' KIND—Here are the stars of "Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'," showing currently at the Palace theater. Donald O'Connor, Joe Besser, Percy Kilbride and Marjorie Main make things lively in a picture that is jam-packed with fun. There is nothing about it to take seriously. It's ambling rustic humor. REVIEWS By CARL WRIGHT A startling press agent "stunt" motivates the appealing drama of "The Miracle of the Bells," the Jesse L. Lasky-Walter MacEwen production for RKO Radio, which opens at the Cecil theater Sunday. Co-starring Fred MacMurray, Valli and Frank Sinatra, the film version of Russell Janney's widely-read best-seller tells how a Hollywood publicity man, fulfill- THEATERS AT A GLANCE CECIL—"The Bij Clock" closes Saturday. "The Miracle of the Bells" opens Sunday. PALACE—"Feudin", Fussin 1 and a-Flghl- in' " and "Where the North Begins" n»w showing. STRAND—"Timber Trail" and "Swinj Vnur Partner" now showing. STATE--"SIoux City Sue" and "Joe Palooka in the Knockout" close Saturday. "My Wild Irish Rose" and "Panhandle Trail" open Sunday. LAKE—"1 Love Trouble" and "Homesteaders or Paradise Valley" close Saturday. "HJack Marl" and "Blondie'j Reward" open Sunday. PAKK—"The Fuller Brush Man" now showing. ing an actress' last wish, takes her body back to her dingy home for burial. While there he thinks up an idea to win her the recognition she deserves. With the co-operation of the local priest, he puts his plan into effect, but an unexpected development makes the plan succeed beyond his wildest dreams. MacMurray plays the press agent and Sinatra the priest, with Valli, the new Italian "discovery," as the ill-fated heroine. the North Begins' 1 Is the co-hit, with Russell Hayden and Jennifer Holt starred. * * * Monte Hale starts the picture "The Timber Trail," showing currently at the Strand theater, with a daring rescue of a stagecoach driver from hold-up men. It lands him right in the middle of trouble. Lynne Roberts is co-starred in the film. Lulubelle and Scotty July 17, 1948 Mrton City Globe-GtielU, M»i»n CUy, Skelton's funniest productions, with slapstick comedy as its theme throughout. head the cast of "Swing Your Partner," the co-hit, which is a. picturesque film of quaintness. * * * Dennis Morgan, who alternates between straight dramatic roles and singing assignments, plays one of his richest singing parts in "My Wild Irish Rose," musical in technicolor, which opens at the State theater Sunday. Morgan appears as Chauncey Olcott, immortal popularizer of Irish ballads. Buster Crabbe and Al "Fuzzy" St. John are the stars of "Panhandle Trail," the co-hit. Two of history's most colorful romantic characters, Black Bart and Lola Montez, are brought together in the film, "Black Bart," which opens at the Lake theater Sunday. The technicolor film stars Yvonne DeCarlo, Dan Duryea and Jeffrey Lynn, with Percy Kilbride heading a brilliant supporting cast. "Blondie's Reward" is the co-hit, the 23rd in a series of pictures about the Bumsteads, with all of the famous characters featured. "The Fuller Brush Man," starring Red Skelton and Janet Blair, is showing currently at the Park theater. Featured supporting players are Don McGuire, Hillary Brooke, Adele Jergens, Ross Ford and Trudy Marshall. It is one of Decorah Man Buys Minnesota Grocery Decorah—Through the purchase of a grocery business at Faribault, Minn., Eddie Nelson, recent manager of the local Piggly Wiggly store, returns to his boyhood home. He negotiated the purchase last week and took possession July 11. Assistant Named Cresco — Cletus Schoeberl haj been appointed by the city council as assistant to W. D. Hebig, superintendent of the Cresco waterworks. Schoeberl succeeds Ludwig Alt who has been appointed superintendent of the sewage disposal plant. Albert Cenek who held the disposal plant position has been made assistant street commissioner. Ed Rink is the street commissioner. Anne Bradstreet, an Andoyer, Mass., housewife with eight children, was one of the earliest American poets but her first volume of verse was published in London in 1650. FILM SPARKLES—"My Wild Irish Rose," showing at the State theater from Sunday through Monday, sparkles with music. Leading players are Arlene Dahl, Dennis Morgan and Andrea King. It's a musical parade down memory lane, with the best of the Irish songs of the stage brought to life once again. SALESMAN —Red Skelton is the super salesman of "The Fuller Brush Man," showing currently at the Park theater. He is ,co-starred with Janet Blair in this hilarious comedy of the door-to-door business. BLACK BART—Dan Duryea goes into action as the hard-fighting bandit in Universal-International's technicolor film, "Black Bart," showing from Sunday through Monday at the Lake theater. He is co-starred with Yvonne DeCarlo and Jeffrey Lynn. Miss DeCarlo plays the role of the dancing favorite Lola Montez. Teams to Play Under Lights Nora Springs Places Order for Equipment Nora Springs—The Nora Springs Athletic association announced it has placed an order with the Westinghouse company for complete lighting equipment for the local athletic field. The field will be a combination football and baseball field with adequate lighting for either night football or baseball. The plan is for 9 poles all located on the border of the field. Tive of the poles will be 85 feet iigh, and 4 will be 65 feet high. The total capacity is 103,500 watts. Material will be shipped in mmediately and the work will be n progress before the end of July n order to have the job completed by the time of the first high school football game. Most of the funds have been subscribed by local fans, who have iven $300 apiece without interest. The subscriptions will be repaid over a period of years from 50% of the gate receipts. Most of the money is in the bank and several more subscriptions are promised. Only a half dozen more subscriptions will be necessary to have :he project completely financed. The cost of the lights and the grounds will total over $6,000. The Westinghouse representative who will direct the construction, :old the local men he had never seen such a public spirited venture in financing an athletic field lighting project. The officers of the Nora Springs Athletic association are: President, Leland Hartwell; vice president, 0. L. Hansen; and secretary and treasurer, J. H. Watson. Legion Auxiliary Officers Installed at Garner Meeting Garner—Installation ceremonies for the newly elected officers of the Gifford Olson unit of the American Legion Auxiliary were field at the Legion hall. Mrs. C. L. Strate, state Americanism chairman, was installing officer. She was assisted by Mrs. Lee Swaney, past unit president, who served as installing sergeant-at-arms. Helen Jeanne Olson played for the ceremony, and Judy and Nancy Juhl, daughters of the retiring president, Mrs. Kenneth Juhl, presented corsages to their mother and to the president-elect. Officers installed were Mrs. H. . Voetberg, president; Mrs. E. M. Zlhristensen, vice president; Mrs. E. W. Bradewell, secretary; Mrs. Alton Upmeyer, sergeant-at-arms; MJTS. Thomas McMahon, historian, and Mrs. Kenneth Juhl, junior past president. Two other officers who were unable to be present for installation will be installed later. They are Mrs. G. W. Templeton, 2nd vice president, and Mrs. Berniece R. Schultz, treasurer. The president, Mrs. H. G. Voetberg, will represent the unit at the state convention to be held in Des Moines August 4, 5 and 6. Helen Jeanne Olson, who attended Girls' State at Grinnell under the sponsorship of the unit, gave an interesting account of her activities as a Girl Stater. Call Girls to Summer Camp Charles City—C. T. Mau, director of the YMCA, announced Wednesday that there are still a few openings for girls interested in attending the YWCA camp to be held at Hokum Springs north of Floyd, July 19 to 23. Miss Irene Krajewski and Miss Beth Chapler will be instructors DANCE Riverside Barn 725 North Kentucky Sat., July 17 MUSIC BY EARL AND HIS RHYTHM BAND FOR BOOTH RESERVATIONS or PRIVATE DANCES Phone 5102-J DANCE Avalon Ballroom Manly, Iowa Sat., July 17 Music by THE VIKINGS FREE DANCE V. F. W. Clear Lake Sat. Mite, July 17 Wayne Pringle's Orchestra MEMBERS AND GUESTS or the camp and Mrs. C. E. Laun .vill be the cook. A permanent cook shop has been set up also, Mau said. Any boy between the ages of 9-15 years still has a chance to sign up for camp that runs July 26 to Aug. 1, he reported. The list is practically full, but new signers will still have a chance to take advantage of the camp. Instructors nclude C. T. Mau, Gene Steincamp and Bernard Hudson. il Telephones Wife, 4 Children From Alaska Nora Springs — S/Sgt. Ernest riawke telephoned from Fort Richardson, Alaska, and talked to iis wife and each of his 5 children. Sgt. Hawke, who has been in the army since May, 1945, has been ocated at Fort Richardson since Sept. 1, 1947. He has telephoned lome on several previous occasions since he's been in Alaska. CLEAR JCAKE, IOWA NOW! ENDS SUN. PLUS - CARTOON SPORTS - NEWS Continuous Sun. From 1 P. I\r. The source of light of the luminous moss is tiny lenses that concentrate scattered, feeble light on their chlorophyll cells and make possible the photosynthesis so they can live. Marjorie Main is the mayor of Rirnrock in "Feudin", Fussin' and a-Fighlin'," showing currently at the Palace theater. And the town's only excitement is the annual footrace with the rival city of Big Bend. Donald O'Connor provides the super excitement for Rimrock in this one, behind the urging of Percy Kilbride. "Where SATURDAY, JULY McCONKEY r 1 ' M .- flHD' HIS ORCHESTRA DANCE RUDD, IOWA Sat., July 17 MUSIC BY PETE DOUGHERTY AND HIS BAND Now! End Tuesday MONTE HALE in "TIMBER TRAIL" Plus 'SWING YOUR PARTNER" BIG delicious ICE CREAM treats at THE SODA GRILL JELLY featuring ALIGiRAYE ."KEITH MILHEr | SUNDAY | IOWA S WON D E R B A LL RO'ti Mj The BeautHul « SURF NORTH SHORE CLEAR LAKE FREE PARKING &'CHECKING END "Sioux City Sue" SAT. and "Knockout" IRISH ROSE color by TECHNICOLOR? Buster Crabbe and Al "Fuzzy" St. John in "PANHANDLE TRAIL" Orchestra Service! OZZIE PALNECK AND ORCHESTRA (7 PIECES) Catering to modern music. Will play mixed dances if necessary. Write or call . . OZZIE PALNECK AND ORCHESTRA Phone 4416-W Mason City, Iowa I Clear Lake's Greatest Entertainment SUNDAY AND MONDAY ENDS SAT. "I l,ove Trouble" "Homesteaderi of Paradise V»lley" JEFFREY LYNN-PERCY KILBRIDE AND ON THE SAME PROGRAM • ADDED! LATEST NEWS — CONTINUOUS SUN. FROM 1 P. M. ROLLER SKATING NORA SPRINGS EVERY NIGHT EXCEPT MONDAY MONDAYS RESERVED FOR PRIVATE SKATING PARTIES MATINEES . . . TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY jS&rte jfjf jffifgfrffi? TODAY END T U E S. OCONNOR MARJORIE MAIN ^KILBRIOE PENNY EDWARDS JOE BE«ER. The Low Ends "WHERE THE NORTH BEGINS," with RUSSELL HAYDEN COMING WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 CHARLES BOYER IN "A WOMAN'S VENGEANCE" ENDS SAT. — "THE BIG CLOCK" — RAY M1LLAND — CHARLES LAUGHTON TIMES AS WONDERFUL ON THE SCREEN! The big best-seller that everybody loves—come olive in all the heart-warming glow of its great love theme and heart-warming excitement. SEE THIS JOYOUS STORY of the smart press agent, the beautiful chorus girl, the humble priest—and the everyday 'miracle' that touched the hearts of millions! DOORS OPEN 12:30 SHOW STARTS 1:00 O'CLOCK Jesse L La sky Productions, Inc. presents RUSSELL JANNEY'S 'THE MIRACLE T°H F E BELLS* \ FRED " FRANK MacMURRAY VoJ& SINATRA with LEE I. COBB * HAROLD VEXMILYU ITS STORY WILL RING IN YOUR HEART!

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