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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, July 12, 1948
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HERE and THERE Sc&rville—A group of relatives visited Mrs. Martha Felland who is slowly improving after an illness. Hanlontown — Mrs. Lou Galbraith of Springfield, Ohio, and Mrs. Elizabeth Tarbutton, of Zanesville, Ohio, were recent guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Payne. "* Kanawha-—Mrs. Pauline Raske and children of Grundy Center were visitors in the home of relatives here. Garner'—Mr. and Mrs. Emil Beier of Liberty township will entertain at open house at the Klemme Methodist church parlors Sunday from 2 to 4 p. m. in observance of their 25th wedding anniversary. Kanawha — Mrs. Alvin Hammersted of Hampton, visited in the home of her parents, the El- «mer Kalvigs. recently. Greene—Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hammel and 2 children of Steward, 111., are visiting Lloyd's mother, Mrs. Caroline Hammel. Ackley—The Rev. and Mrs. John Frey and daughter, Karon, '-who have been living at Pella where Mr. Frey was graduated, are spending the summer in the home of Mrs. Frey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Rewerts. Sheffield—Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Mroz, East Lansing, Mich., accompanied by his parents of East Chicago, Ind., are guests at the Archard Gamm home. Latimer—Mr. and Mrs. Richard Merrill and son, Darrell Merrill, were business callers at Des Moines recently. Luverne—Mr. and Mrs. L. P. CJiapman, and daughter, Valerie^ or Seattle, Wash., who have been on vacation in the east, are visiting at the parental F. I. Chapman home. Latimer—Mrs. Swannie Koenen and children of Ackley visited Mr. and Mrs. Ace Koenen. Dumont—Mrs. Hannah Prevost and daughter, Beulah of Cloquet, Minn., were recent guests in the Arnold Hartgraves home. Goldfield—Mr. and Mrs. Frank Anderson returned home the last of the week from a sightseeing ^ ..trip through the Black Hills and 'Ye«owstone National park. Dumont—Cpl. Richard Barrett has arrived for several day's visit with his wife and son. Cpl. Barrett is being transferred from Virginia to Leavenworth, Kans. Sheffield—Mrs. Clarence Kehm of Chicago visited her brother, J. ;'• C. Johnson, and wife near Sheffield. All spent Mnoday at the home of Mrs. George Auchanpach TH/S WEEK AT THE THEATERS MOVIE REVIEWS By CARL WRIGHT Adventure and romance in the old Southwest are pictured in Hollywood's newest super-drama, "Fort Apache,"'showing currently at the Cecil theater. Produced by John Ford and Merian C. Cooper, the offering co-stars John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple and Pedro Armendariz in a thrilling tale oJ Indian fighting in Arizona. Wayne plays a cavalry captain who is succeeded in the command of Fort Apache, by Fonda, an THEATERS AT A GLANCE cial failure, opens at the State theater Sunday. The cast \is leaded by Robert Paige, Noreen Nash and Ted Donaldson. For the co-hit, Joe E. Brown is featured in "Wide Open Faces," one of his funniest. * * * The patriotism of a retired vaudevillian who becomes a billionaire highlights the comedy, "If You Knew Susie," opening at ihe Lake theater Sunday, with Eddie Cantor and Joan Davis in the leading roles. Interpolated in this hilarious comedy are several musical numbers and lavish production. July 19, IMS 3 GUue-GMetU, MM*B Ctty, la. EGOTISTIC HERO—Henry Fonda plays the egotistic hero of "Fort Apache,", saga of an Indian campaign, showing currently at the Cecil theater. He co-stars with John Wayne, Shirley Temple and Pedro Armendariz. John Ford and Merian C. Cooper produced the picture. John Agar, Shirley Temple's husband, makes his screen bow. ROMANTICALLY PAIRED— Auburn - Haired Noreen Nash and handsome Robert Paige are romantically paired in "The Red Stallion," showing from Sunday through Monday at the State. It's a cinecolor production. (GETS ROUGHED UP —Suspected of being a Treasury agent, Dennis O'Keefe has a rough time of it with a nationwide counterfeiting ring he is trailing in "T-Men," showing currently at the Palace theater. John Wengraf, Jane Randolph and William Malter are important links in O'Keefe's trail to the top man of the ring. at Garner. Britt—Mrs. Howard Champion their cousins, Butts. Leland—Mr. FRENZIED SHOW FOLK — Eddie Cantor and Joan Davis portray frenzied show folk in their comedy, "If You Knew Susie," showing at the Lake theater from Sunday through Monday. They go to Washington to claim a fortune, with the aid of Allyn Joslyn, but end up with a grand patriotic gesture for the good of all. MAIN EVENT—Mickey Rooney is starred in "Killer McCoy," showing currently at the Strand theater, with Brian Donlevy playing the role of the gentleman gambler. Ann Blyth plays the girl from up town. MAMA'S FAMILY—Here it is, Mama's family, in "I Remember Mama," showing currently at the Park theater. From left to right they are Philip Dorn, Barbara Bel Geddes, Steve Brown, Irene Dunne, Peggy Mclntyre and June Hedin. It's the story of a Norwegian family in the early days of San Francisco. and Mrs. Ada Chaplin have returned from the Methodist camp in Okoboji where they attended W. S. C. S. Mrs. ~R'2& Baker also attended a part of the meeting. Goodell—Walter Fanselow, Mrs. Dave Cuppitt, Janice, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Watts of Dows visited Warner and Bill and Mrs. Lloyd Sniveling of Gooding, Idaho, have been visiting the Oscar Thomp- waledale—Mrs. Amy Robinson of California and Mrs. LaDuke of California and Mrs. LaDuke of Chicago visited Mr. and Mrs. William LaDuke recently. Riceville—Mrs. Ralph Torney, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Bartlett, and other relatives, returned to her home in Rocky Ford, Colo., Tuesday. Mr. Torney and Carol returned home several days ago. Swaledale—Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hoskins and family of Madison were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Hoskins. Kanawha—Mr. and Mrs. Neighbors and sons of Waterloo visited latter's sister, Mrs. Newman _h, and family, and her parents, the Olaf Thompsons. Dumont—Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hearn are the parents of a daughter born July 1 at the hospital in Hampton. Lakota—Serf Brockhausen is a patient in a Blue Earth, Minn., hospital. He had an emergency appendectomy. Ackley — Mr. and Mrs. John Bickett, Aledo, 111., are guests in the home of her brother and sister. Will and Elizabeth Marschall. Sheffield — Margaret Keibisch, Chicago, visited her grandmother, Mrs. Agnes Keibisch. Chapin — Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hammel and son Richard and daughter Penelope cJ: Stewart, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Merle Ames of Davenport, Mrs. Caroline Hamel of Greene, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Merfeld and daughters of Hampton and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Pinneke and daughters of Sheffield were recent guests at the home of Mr. and'Mrs. J. C. Merfeld. Latimer—Miss Barbara Larsen of Elkhorn left for her home after a 2 xveeks' visit with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Faber. -A Alia. Vista — Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bach and family of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jorgeson of Minneapolis, Minn., are spending this week as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Emii Haeflinger. Bode — Charles Larson is spend"' ing a part of his summer's vacation at his home here, before returning to resume his studies at St. Olaf college, Northfield, Minn. Dumont — A daughter was born July 2 to Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Wil^ kinson at the Lutheran hospital fv%n Hampton. Osage — Mr. and Mrs. Verl Heller of Orchard and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Kisner and Mary Lou of Osage have returned from a week's trip through the Black Hills and Bad Lands of South Dakota. Riceville — John Schneeberger of Chicago is visiting his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shcnee- Osage Bids Goodbye to Fr. Stemm Osage—The Sacred Heart parish sponsored a parish and community program Tuesday in honor of Fr. George A. Stemm who left to assume immediate charge of All Saints Parish, Cedar Rapids. The 'program was attended by more than 650 people of the parish and community as well as by 39 priests from parishes in the surrounding area. The Rev. Thomas Conroy, former pastor at Rockford, the newly appointed pastor of Sacred Heart parish, was co-guest of honor with Fr. Stemm. Fr. Conroy was installed as pastor at a ceremony in the afternoon and was formally presented to members of the parish and community during the evening program. Casey Toastmaster Joseph B. Casey, local attorney, was program chairman and presided as toastmaster. The program commenced at 8:30 p. m. with the singing of "America." Msgr. Thomas Rooney, pastor, Immaculate Conception church, Charles City, and dean of the Charles City deanery, was the first speaker. Msgr. Rooney spoke in terms of high praise regarding the work of Fr. Stemm during the latter's 2i year pastorate in Osage. Fr. Thomas Carpender appointed assistant pastor of Sacred Heart church during the last month was also given a formal introduction and accompanied by Mrs. Maurice K. Champion sang 2 numbers, "The Old Refrain" and "Ave Maria." Doctor Ross Hartmann, pastor of Osage Congregational church, expressed the great affection, love and devotion throughout the community for Fr. Stemm. Doctor Hartmann wished Fr. Stemm continued success in his new location and assured him that the prayers of himself and his people would go with him. The Osage men's chorus, under the direction of Kenneth Carpenter, sang 2 numbers. Fr. Thomas Conroy was introduced to the audience as the new pastor of Osage. Fr. Conroy spoke of the magnificent work done by Fr. Stemm and preceding pastors in Osage including Bishop E. A. Fitzgerald, who was Fr. Stemm's immediate predecessor. Fr. Conroy, having served 13 years as chaplain in the army with the rank of colonel, explained that he had no intention of establishing military discipline in his parish. He pledged the best efforts of Fr. Carpender and himself in the spiritual guidance of the parish and as citizens of the community. Name Society, retraced many of the outstanding contributions made during Fr. Stemm's pastorate in the Sacred Heart parish and expressed the gratitude of all members for his great service. Mr. Halbach emphasized the spiritual advance of the parish, particularly the establishment of a catechetical school, the installation of 3 Presentation Sisters as teachers and the acquiring of an assistant pastor to work with the young people. Mr. Halbach assured Fr. Stemm that the best wishes and prayers of the congregation and community would follow him in his new work. The program was concluded with community singing of "Holy God, We Praise Thy Name." Nashua Editor at Convention Nashua—Leona Busching, editor and publisher ot the Nashua Reporter, weekly newspaper at Nashua, left Friday for Philadelphia to attend the democratic national convention as a delegate. Mrs. Busching will be at the Hotel Adelphia in Philadelphia with the Iowa delegation. Students Enter Linotype School Charles City — Three students have enrolled for a 12 weeks' course and 2 for a 48 weeks' course in the Midland Linotype school here. Ralph Featherstone, California, Mo., and Buster Houechin, Hollis, Okla., enrolled for 12 weeks. Veterans who enrolled July 6 were Victor Omelian, Ironwood, Mich., 12 weeks; Earl M. Crosswait, Sibley, 48 weeks;. Robert Ralston, Fort Dodge, 48 weeks. Three students have completed their course at the school and are now employed. Robert Petersen, Sioux City, completed his 48 weeks' course June 12 and now is employed with the Clear Lake Mirror, Clear Lake. Benjamin Bednar, Austin, Minn., who completed his 8 weeks' course June 4, is working with the Riceville Recorder, Riceville. Bernard J. Johnson, Sausalito, Cal., left June 12, after a 48 weeks' course to become an employe of the Lake Park News, Lake Park. Contracts for training veterans under the G. I. bill were renewed with the veterans administration when they expired May 19. Rites at Dumont for Heat Victim <v Dumont—Military funeral services were held Friday for Horace Smoot at the Reformed church in Dumont. Mr. Smoot died Wednesday at the Lutheran hospital in Hampton following a heat stroke suffered Tuesday while making hay at the Herman Essman farm where he has worked for years. Horace Smoot, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Smoot, was born June 14, 1890, at Crewe, Va. He was a veteran of World war I and a member of the Dumont American Legion post. Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Mary R. Lietz of Louisville, Ky., and one brother, Peter Smoot, of Allison. Burial was in Washington cemetery, south of Dumont. May Finish New Pool When Heat Wave Ends Charles City — Charles City's new municipal swimming pool, now under construction at Lion field, may be opened for free public use the latter part of next month. The council Wednesday night laid plans to open the pool free of charge if the project is completed about 2 weeks before the season would normally end, as it is now planned. It would be manned by volunteers. Completion of the pool during August is contingent upon good construction weather and continued smooth functioning of the work, according to city officials. TAKES FOREMAN JOB Garner — Lloyd Anderson has accepted the position as shop foreman with the Hancock county Coup Oil association and began his duties July 1. Lloyd worked for the firm 6£ years before entering the service of his country. He served 26 months in the navy, 22 months in the Pacific theater. CECIL—"Fort Apache" BOW PALACE—"T-Men" and "The Bohemian Girl" now showlnr- STRAND —"Killer McCoy" and "Silent Conflict" now showlnf. STATE—"Partners of the Sunset" and "Under the Tonto Rim" close Saturday. "The Red Stallion" and "Wide Open Faces" open Sunday. LAKE—"Out of the Blue" and "Silent Conflict" close Saturday. "If You Knew Susie" openi Sunday. PARK—"I Remember Mama" now show- Ing. ambitious and conceited colonel. Spectacular peril to the reorganized command results because of the new officer's misguided attempt to outwit the militant Apaches. * * * VT-Men," a shock-filled drama, based on authenic cases from the Treasury Department, is showing currently at the Palace theater. Starring Dennis O'Keefe, the picture features Mary Meade, promising new actress. Also on the bill are Laurel and Hardy, plenipotentiaries of fun, as stars of a hilarious version of "The Bohemian Girl." The full length picture is suggested by the Balfe opera. * * * Mickey Rooney has a brand- new sweetheart in "Killer McCoy," punch-filled M-G-M drama sho%ving currently at the Strand theater. She is Ann Blyth, who joins Rooney, Brian Donlevy and James Dunn in a hand-picked cast. Bill Boyd is featured in the co-hit, "Silent Conflict," a Hop- along Cassidy picture. 2 Girl Scouts Win Curved Bar Award Garner—Kathryn Flood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Flood, and Diane Castle, daughter of Mrs. Naomi Castle, received the curved bar award for scouting. Miss Flood has been a Girl Scout for 5 vears, is a freshman in high school and majored in music. Miss Castle joined the Girl Scout ranks in Berkeley, Cal., is a freshman in high school' and won her award for homemaking. Irene Dunne sings on the screen I The girls were presented as can- for the first time in several years didates before the scout board of in "I Remember Mama," showing review. Both are active in senior currently at the Park theater. It's ] SC out work. George Stevens' production of the nostalgic drama of a Norwegian family in San Francisco 40 years ago. The song is "Sovnen," (Slumber). Cresco Woman Bitten by Dog Cresco — Mrs. Edward Frank, iving southwest of Cresco, was hospitalized here Friday as the result of a dog bite. Two dogs were fighting in the yard at the Frank home and one of them bit Mrs. Frank on the leg when she attempted to separate them. She is recovering and has returned to her home. FIRM DISSOLVES Fredericksburjr — The lirm of Weidler and Knutson has been dissolved, Mr. Knutson purchasing Mr. Weidler's share in the Champlin oil station and John Deere Implement business. Mr. Weidler owns and operates the Chevrolet garage in Sumner. Gordon O'Day purchased the oil business from Mr. Knutson. Now! End Tuesday MICKEY ROONEY in "KILLER McCOY" Also Hopalonff Cassidy Hit "The Red Stallion," a story of a youngster's efforts to save his grandmother's ranch from finan- NOW! THRU TUES. DANCE AVALON BALLROOM Manly, Iowa Sat., July 10 Music By MALEK'S Accordion Band T-,M E N...I — flu wfcnralirs Scyrtlt writ tat most, tttwrt tteir WBW! OPENS SATURDAY, JULY 10TH ENDS SATURDAY "Partners of (he Sunset" "Under the Tonto Rim" Gift to Priest Joan Marr, representing the . Kanawha— Mr. and Mrs. Peter _» Vanden Bosch of Edgerton, Minn., were guests of Mrs. J. Eckhoff and Mrs. Fred Meyers. Marble Rock — Mr. and Mrs. Paul Shipley and son, John, of Lake Forest, IU., on their way to ' the west coast were callers in the home of Mr, and Mrs. Matt Staudt recently. Crusaders, the young people's organization of the parish, presented Fr. Stemm with a check in recognition of his service to that organization as moderator. Mrs. Sylvester Kuhn, president of Sacred Heart Guild, discussed the untiring work of Fr. Stemm and presented him with a spiritual bouquet on behalf of the parish as a token of esteem. John Halbach, president of Holy Enjoy ICED TEA at THE SODA GRILL Churches to Rally Lakota—A youth for Christ rally will be held in the Lakota Presbyterian church Monday night. The Rev. Sidney Werkema will be the main speaker. Special music by members of various churches represented. DANCE Riverside Barn 725 North Kentucky Sat, July 10 Music by Happy Jake and His Kansas City Cowboys FOR BOOTH RESERVATIONS The Beautiful S U R F BALLROOM STARTS SUNDAY Williams NORTH SHORE CLEAR LAKE - VV..FREE PARKING* & CHECKING F.ND SAT. OUT OF THE BLUE SILENT CONFLICT SUNDAY and MONDAY FROM RANGE ... TO ~ RACE TRACK.. TO GLORY! rrt Laugh-Happy Comedy and Soyngs! •<<££* CufMfOM LUSTS Anxioi b - fl i t»orl«« or PRIVATE DANCES Phone 5102-J I DANCE RUDD, IOWA Sat., July 10 Music by The Ridge Riders ROLLER SKATING NORA SPRINGS Skating Every Evening MATINEES — TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 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 EDDIE JOAN CANTOR-DAVIS in If You , n 9 b0 '' 1 wilh ALLYN JOSLYN >!,„ _ March of Time Cnrloon — News Continuous Sunday From 1 I*. M. f?to '&7 Of »* *»»r< RED STALLION MOT PAKE • MKOI MSI • TO DOMUtH ./'RED STALLION" in CINICOint TOE Finn OF A SAVAGE HORDE! 0? THESE THINGS xeiTHESE PtOPlE JOHN FORD Has Pouvfd His Movi«-Ma*jic Info HENRY JOHN WAYNE-FONDA • SHIRLEY VICTOR TEMPLE'McLAGLEN GEORGE O'BRIEN WARD BOND IRENE RICH DICK FORAN .GRANT WITHERS OUY KIBBEE and infroducir IJOHN AGAR; — PLUS — Joe E. Brown In His Funniest Comedy "WIDE OPEN FACES" NOW! ENDS SUN. v- IRENE DUNNE In ih« Story of th< Century "I Remember Mama' u'sttrnni BARBARA BEL GEDDES . OSCAR HOMOLKA PHILIP DORN • CEORIC HARDWICKE . EDGAR BERGEN Plus — Cartoon — News — Continuous Sunday from 1 7. M. ***;- v •*s»- -o A M5GHTY MOTION PICTURE!

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