Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 10, 1948 · Page 7
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, July 10, 1948
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Globe-Gazette to Provide Fuii Convention Coverage of wh Sa ? n t?k ty G j obe -Gw«tte readers are going to get fun coverage OTOM MnS ? ?Sf-i a J , th u e - democr *tic national convention which }&™l J? nday +u at - Phllad .elphia in the same hall in which the repub- wjeks a ™ ' candldates for president and vice president a few of the convention will be provided by W. Ear who wil1 be attending his 12th national political convention-* m a reportorial capacity. Following the same routine he did for the republican gathering Editor Hall will leave Chicago by plane Saturday morning for Philadelphia in order to be on the scene of the convention before the opening Monday morning. M r. Hall's coverage of the convention will be chiefly matters of interest to Iowa a n d w - EARL HALL particularly North Iowa readers. To Use Wire Services Other coverage of the convention also will be provided Globe- Gazette readers, chiefly through the medium of 2 great wire services, the Associated Press and the United Press. Gerald Bogan, news director of the Iowa Daily Press association, will be with the Iowa delegation in Philadelphia to bring the readers of this and 37 other IDPA newspapers the Iowa story in Philadelphia. To cover the democratic convention for the Globe-Gazette, the Associated Press is assembling in Philadelphia approximately the same fast-moving staff that won applause of newspapers throughout the country for its reporting of the republican convention. The staff represents AP's top talent in 15 cities. Including reporters, editors, photographers, columnists, communications .experts and clerical workers it will number about 80 persons. t! Al r e a dy in Philadelphia is an advance team from Washington including Jack Bell and Douglas B. Cornell, Cornell the main convention stories for afternoon and morning newspapers, respectively. With them are Ovid Martin, specialist on agriculture; Francis Lemay, authority on taxes and social security, and Max Hall, national labor reporter. Byliners There Too Byliners who will cover unusual or special aspects of the convention include Hal Boyle, roving columnist; Cynthia Lowry, "women's angle" writer; Art Edson, who will record the odd, humorous and whimsical, and Milt Morris, AP newsfeatures cartoonist whose sketches of- convention activities -will be transmitted via AP's wire- photo network. As was the case during the republican convention, the Associated Press is extending its nationwide teletype circuits directly into its convention hall workroom, to its platform location and into the Bellevue Stratford hotel, convention headquarters whose junior ballroom is being taken over as AP's headquarters workroom. Maintaining a rapid and full flow of photos for AP's coast-to- coast wirephoto network will be a dozen ace photographers and photo editors working under the personal direction of General Newsphoto Editor F. A. Resch. Convention coverage will be ' v r under the over-all direction of Relman Morin, chief of the Washington bureau, and Washington News Editor William L. Beale, Jr. Others on the executive staff will be Resch and Chief of Bureau Joseph Snyder of Philadelphia. The first members of a United Press staff of 40 which will cover the democratic convention have also arrived in Philadelphia to report the pre-convention news. Lyle C. Wilson, Washington bureau manager and U. P. political writer since 1924, began writing the main leads for afternoon newspapers Friday. John L. Cutter, Washington staff political writer, was handling the main leads for morning newspapers. Joseph L. Myler, Washington staff writer manned the pre-convention desk. Later in the week other writers and deskmen will be added until Sunday when the staff goes on a full convention basis. Convention Staff Provided The democratic convention staff is substantially the same as reported the republican convention 2 weeks ago. Harry Ferguson, as„ sistant general news manager, will * direct the staff. Writers assigned to the convention staff include: Robert Loftus and Ernest Barcella of the Washington U. P. staff and Leo Turner of the New York staff. Turner re' cently returned from covering the fighting in Palestine. Merriman Smith, white house reporter, will cover the Truman political camp. Albert Stees, Philadelphia bureau manager, Betty Heineman and Jack Roach df the resident U. P. staff also have been assigned * to the convention stiff. Dean W. Dittmer of the Washington staff, will cover the democratic national committee and Raymond Lahr and George Reedy have been assigned to cover the resolutions committee while it is writing the platform. Buys Interest West Union—W. H. Scott, Nashua, has purchased Lawrence Bockenstedt's interest in 2 small business buildings occupied by the Radio Clinic and the express office here. Hl5 present plans call for the erection of a new office building on the site. MEETINGS In North Iowa NORA SPRINGS—The Roya Neighbors of America will mee Tuesday at the home of Mrs. John Breakey. with Mrs. Floyd Potter as assisting hostess. -, MESERVEY — Cemetery society will meet at the home of Mrs.jF A. Lemke Tuesday afternoon. JOICE—The Mary arid Ruth circles of the Bethany Ladies Aid will hold bake sales Wednesday evening at the local grocery stores THORNTON — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at the American Lutheran church Tuesday with Caroline Floy as hostess. JOICE—The L. D. R. girls will meet Saturday in the Bethany church parlors with Bonnie, Marvel and Marlene Bjelland as hostesses. ALTA VISTA—The women of the Alta Vista Garden club will meet Monday night at the Tyler cabin west of town. Mrs. William Tyler will be hostess. NORA SPRINGS—The W. S. C. S. of the Methodist church will meet Wednesday. Mrs. Jessie Dwelle will present the lesson on "His Way to Poland." Refreshments will be served by a committee composed of Mrs. Mary Daily, Mrs. Elvin Daily and Mrs. Georgd Franklin. THORNTON—The Grimes Go Getters will hold their regular meeting at Melva Nelson's Tuesday. Rites Held for Whittemore Vet Whittemore—Military rites were held here Thursday for Pvt. Harold Muller whose body was returned from New Guinea. He was one of the first Americans to die in the South Pacific. He was killed in action Dec. 31, 1942. Harold Muller was the son of Mrs. Grace Muller. He was born on a farm near Whittemore in 1921 and grew up in this community. Surviving are his mother, 2 sisters, Mrs. Harley Will, Mrs. Herman Thilges, 2 brothers, Cletus and James, all of Whittemore. Will Open Restaurant Cresco—Mrs. Vera Rue will open a new lunch room to be known as the "Maid-Rite." The counter is horseshoe type and has a seating capacity of 35. The lunch room is located in the new building on Market street recently built by Truman Benson. DANCE DUNCAN COMMUNITY HALL DUNCAN, IOWA Monday, July 12 Music By SIX FAT DUTCHMEN RCA RECORDING BAND The Beautiful SURF BALLROOM Friday, July 9 Malek's Accordion Band Sat., July 10 ee Williams Orch. NORTH SHORE ^LEAR LAKE F«EE PARKING & CHECKING MOVIE By CARL WRIGHT With John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple and Pedro Armendariz co-starring at the head of an imposing cast, "Fort Apache," opens at the Cecil theater Saturday. The John Ford-Merian C. Cooper production for RKO Radio presents a striking drama of the U. S. cavalry versus the Apaches in 1870 Arizona. Wayne plays an experienced frontier officer at a lonely army post. Fonda, an arrogant lieuten- THEATERS AT A GLANCE™ CECIL—"The Fuller Brush Man" closes Friday. "Fort Apache" opens Saturday. PALACE—"T-Men" and "The Bohemian Girl" now showing. STRAND— "U Winter Comes" and "Step by Step" close Friday. "Killer McCoy" and "Silent Conflict" open Saturday. STATE—"Partners of the -Sunset" and "Under the Tonto Rim" now show Inf. LAKE—"Out of the Blue" and "Silent Conflict" now sit owing. PARK—"I Remember Mama." now showing. ant-colonel from the east, sent to take command of the post, refuses to take Wayne's advice. When the wily Chief Cochise and his tribe rebel at the crookedness of an Indian agent, Fonda seizes The chance to trap the Apaches and make a name for himself in Washington. The result is dramatic. John Agar, husband of Shirley Temple, makes his film debut as a young West Pointer. « » * A succession of bright new gags interspersed through a delightful story that is embellished with superb music goes to make the Laurel and Hardy full-length feature, "The Bohemian Girl," showing currently at the Palace theater, one of the year's really enjoyable offerings. The co-hit, "T-Men," power- packed drama based on actual cases from the records of the DANCE AVALON BALLROOM Manly, Iowa Sat., July 10 Music By MALEK'S Accordion Band DANCE ROOD, IOWA Sat., July 10 Music by The Ridge Riders WHEN IN MASON CITY EAT WHERE FOOD IS KING We Serve Beer GENERAL ELECTRIC AIR-CONDITIONED FOR YOUR COMFORT. The Covered Wagon We Caler to Parties "Fireproof" THIS SUNDAY ENJOY THE inner AT THE RITZ CLUB SERVING FROM 12 NOON TO 9 P M SUNDAY, JULY 11 CHICKEN FRIED STEAK GREEN BEANS OR PEAS RELISH TRAY ROLLS — DRINK DESSERT OPEN TILL 2 A. M., SERVING STEAKS — CHICKEN — RIBS — SEA FOODS THE RITZ CLUB SOUTH SHORE — CLEAR LAKE Treasury Department, reveals for the first time the dangers in the work of Treasury Department agents. Dennis O'Keefe is starred * * * Mickey Rooney, Brian Donlevy, Ann Blyth and James Dunn are the principals of M-G-M's vivid "Killer McCoy," which opens at the Strand theater Saturday. It is one of the most punch-filled and excitement packed dramas . to reach the screen in some time. For the co-hit, Bill Boyd as "Hop- along Cassidy" is once again in the saddle in "Silent Conflict." * * * Adventure and romance on the Arizona desert inspire "Under the Tonto Rim," another in the series of Zane Grey Westerns starring Tim Holt, which is showing currently at the State theater. On this same bill is a James Wakely feature, "Partners of the Sunset" with Lee "Lasses" White, Kay Merely and Jimmie Martin. * * * George Brent, Virginia Mayo, Turhan Bey, Ann Dvorak and Carole Landis comprise the all- star cast of "Out of the Blue," showing currently at the Lake theater. The entire cast contributes to making a spicy and sparkling . romantic comedy that pays off in laugh-filled enjoyment. Bill TASTY SNACKS or COMPLETE DINNERS You'll Enjoy THE PANTRY 14 NORTH DELAWARE Clear Lake. Iowa NOW! THRU SATURDAY A Star Studded Delightful Comedy! GEORGE BRENT VIRGINIA MAYO TURHAN BEY CAROLE LANOIS ANN DVORAK Plus — Cartoon Matinee Saturday Z P. M. SUNDAY and MONDAY A Billion-Dollar Mix-up... itl to MUSIC cud SONG I Li $ * EDDIE CANTOR JOAN DAVIS In If You Knew sosie Plus — March of Time — Cartoon — News Continuous Sun. from 1 P. M. Boyd is featured in the "Hopa- long Cassidy" co-hit, "Silent Conflict." * * * The adventures of a Norwegian family in San Francisco some 40 years ago form the basis of the gay screen offering, George Stevens' production of "I Remember Mama," showing currently at the Park. Irene Dunne is the hard-working mother about whom the action revolves. Barbara Bel Geddes, Oscar Homolka and Philip Dorn are co-starred. Worker Dies of Heart Ailment LeRoy, Minn.—Graveside services were to be held at Superior, Wis., Friday for A. Ekholm, 50, of Minneapolis, gravel trucker for the Alexander Construction company of Minneapolis, who dropped dead Wednesday at a gravel pit a quarter of a mile north of LeRoy. Enjoy ICED TEA at THE SODA GRILL Death was due to a heart attack. Ekholm and wife and their 9 year old son came here a week ago and were living at Wildwood park in a trailer while the company is resurfacing a road east of town. * Oregon's Coos Bay leads all ports in timber export. NOW SHOWING Jimmy Wakely in "Partners of the Sunset" HOLT "t Under Hie TONTO J? IA| DANCE Riverside Barn 725 North Kentucky Sat, July 10 Music by Happy Jake and His Kansas City Cowboys FOR BOOTH RESERVATIONS or PRIVATE DANCES Phone 5102-J ROLLER SKATING NORA SPRINGS Skating Every Evening MATINEES — TUESDAY, THURSDAY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Mason City Globe-Gaicile, Mat»n City, la. July 9, 1948 11 DANCE American Legion Club 317 North Federal FRIDAY, JULY 9 Oscar Palenyk and His 7 Piece Band . Dancing 9:30 to 12:30 NO ADMISSION CHARGE DANCE EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT NOW! THRU SUN. The Mo*t LovaUc Family Ever to Win /our Heart! IRENE DUNNE Plus Cartoon and News I Remember Mama" to-starring ^ Barbara Bel Geddes •*• €scar Homolka • Philip Dorn IfCedricHardwicke- Edgar Bergen Matinee Sat. 2 P. M. — AN RKO-DADIO PICrUffF Continuous Sun. from 1 P. M. ALWAYS- COOL kJViVhi «•*»-wyr j. wyui. IPAILAC TODAY! *S T H E S C R E E N - S E A RING STORY...OF THE TREASURY'S TOUGH,TERRIFIC 'T-MEN!' End Friday—"IF WINTER COMES"—"STEP BY STEP OPENS SATURDAY ^*S f *s' j-< LAUREL and HARDY in "BOHEMIAN GIRL" Ends Friday — "Fuller Brush Man" Red Skelton — Plus Louis - Walcott Fi^ht OPENS SAT. JULY 10 PSSP^CR*^." ~*- f &ii\i'.'^ Mj^ifc^E £.!&• t^;.:.^.'^/"^-t Mp»p^^^^r^^ m^^mm-&Kv ^.^^'^^ALL -_. _— __ \J _^ ' ^«SK^ri«i^£&«:.-:^^ r^*4s-. „ THE SCREENS SUPREME ADVENTURE IN ACTION! ^

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