Lincoln Journal Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on January 26, 1937 · Page 3
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Tuesday, January 26, 1937
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LINCOLN EVENING JOURNAIi. TUESDAY. JANUARY 26. 1937. l l l K K f t TO TAYLOR ROMANCING Just a Stunt in Connection With "Man in Possession"; Jean Loves Powell. · Y S H E I L A H G R A H A M . SONGBIRD LENDS TONE TO PARTY. ] N 1HHT. b llw V A N A . liir. i The l,tnroln Journal »n4 oth«T i»*-»*p«p* 1 r». t HOLLYWOOD.- Publicity link- Ing Robert Taylor in a romance with Jean Harlow will last as long as their joint picture. "The Man in Possession." But Miss Harlow is more in love than ever with Bill Powell, who has been reminding her of this fact with a daily | corsage of gardenias. And Taylor · is equally in love with his career | and has no intention of slowing it up with marriage to Miss Harlow or Barbara Stanwyck, whom he still occasionally escorts to previews and restaurants. So don't let ! the fact that Taylor ami Harlow ! are attending the president's birth- j day ball in Washington on Jan. I 30, mislead you into expecting j wedding bells for the couple. It's \ just a stunt to lure you into the i " eater. | Franceska Gaal, Hungarian actress, will play the feminine lead in Cecil B. DeMille's "Buccaneer." ...Hollywood's knowalls were as surprised as you were with the Howard Hughes-Katharine Hepburn romance, despite the knowledge that Hughes frequently acted as Katie's aii chauffeur and flew her to and from New York, and to location 'way back in the "Sylvia Scarlett" days. . . .Bonita Granville scores heavily in another of those horrid little girl parts in "Maid of Salem." And Claudette Colbert turns in her best job of acting to date. You will like this picture, provided your imagination is not too vivid. Personally, I was scared to death by the too realistic witchcraft sequences. Following my remarks in this column that Charlie Chaplin was wavering in his plan to produce "Regency," ] have been gently taken to task by a friend of the comedian, who informs me that not only has Maj. R. V. C. Bodley completed th«; scenario in its first rough form, but that Chaplin has recently purchased two sound machines. priced $13,000 each. Also that Charlie is trying to sign up Charles Laughton for the role of Prince Regent. In between these activities, Chaplin is said to be working on a story of his own life, in which he would like to appear on the screen. It will be interesting to see what -- if anything --happens. Gracie Fieldi Sign*. Gracie Fields, highest priced English screen actress, recently signed to a four picture contract by Twentieth Century-Fox, is rumored receiving from $300.000 to 5500,000 per film. In spite of which, this department is doubtful of her success with American audiences. Miss Fields performs most of her comedy antics in Lancashire dialect. But apart from this handicap, British comediennes rarely make good in Hollywood. Funster Beatrice Lillie flopped badly on her one and only full length film here. Sylvia Sidney has one thing in common with Peggy Joyce. Both girls drink champagne only. . . . Did you know that Ernst Lubitsch was once upon a time a stage comedian of the Buster Keaton t y p e ? . . . Hugh Herbert's "joke diary" contains 3,000 stories, all cataloged and classified according to age, humor and suitability.... Frances Dee narrowly missed in- Jury for the second time on the "Souls at Sea" set. She was knocked down by an actor fighting Henry Wilcoxon, and Monday was thrown to the deck cutting j her wrist severely . . . . At Roland Leigh's cocktail party for Sophie Tucker and Oliver Messel. Sophie greeted Binnie Barnes thuswise: "You throw me, honey, every time you change your hair." Miss Barnes is now in the platinum blonde class. A bad luck jinx continues to delay completion of "The Last of Mrs. Cheyney." First came the death of Director Richard Boleslawski. Then George Fitzmaurice. scheduled to replace him, went down with the flu. Dorothy Arzner, next to be awarded the assignment, had barely reached the set when stars William Powell and Robert Montgomery developed 102 temperatures and were ordered to bed. Most of the other performers. including Joan Crawford, have held up production on the flu count. It may surprise you -- as it did everyone in Hollywood -- to learn that Mae West, buxom, blonde Paramount star, is showing a keen interest in Battling Levinsky, oft- bombarded veteran of the prize rings. .. .They've even gone in for hand holding in such public spots as the Brown Derby. The romance which budded well over a year ago between George Brent and Harho is still giving promise of ultimate flower-- in spite of the Warner press department's attempt to i n i t i a t e n B r e n t - A n i t a Louise twosome. . . . B r e n t , u n t i l recently an enthusiastic aviator, h»s given up flying -- and friends see in t h n t the fine hand of the aloof and conservative G.-ubo. Illusion s t r i p p i n g d e p a r t m e n t : Kdward G. Robinson has never fired a bullet from a real g u n . . . . Alary Brian says she met another young actress by the name of Mary Brian at Columbia the other d a y . . . . Mary No. 2 is from England and apoloirized because h e r ' name was the s a m e . . . . She t o l d ] Mary No. 1 she planned to change it to" avoid confusion ..... Jean Harlow's stand-in ia a strikingly beautiful girl . . . . Her name is Barbara Brown . . . . As she sits there watch- Ing Jean work, her eyes seem to say. "What's she got that I ] SHORTHAND G l a d y s S \ v a r t h o u t , charming opera and screen star, makes a harmonious third as she and Hi- Ha: to. left. Japanese ambassador to the United States, and Adolph Zukor, movie magnate, meet at dinner in honor of Mr. Zukor in Washington, D. C.-- Acme. haven't got'."".. .John Boles is' c l a i m i n g the fan letter champion. s h i p . . . . He ii'ceivo.d a ',',2 page j note recently from one Klizabeth Mason of Chicago. .. .His secretary is busy condensing it for him. . . .The next vigorous organized protest against a movie may come from the medical profession--and the hospitals. .. .Wait until they! see how "A Doctor's Diary" paints 1 them. I Ben T u r p i n Still Around. Remember Ben Turpin '.'... He's ' still around, looking after his du- i plexes. .. .Shingling a roof h e r e : and painting a fence there. . . .He's) open for bit role.:, but they don't seem to want him any more---in j spite of the fact those eyes remain | in the same dizzy state. ... Ben's 67 years old, looks and feels fine, and is well fixed financially. . . . j He started his stage career in the j part of Happy Hooligan, based! on the cartoon character of years! ago. . . .In preparing the script for "Gone With the Wind," everybody connected with Selznick-International puzzled hopelessly over the correct pronunciation of Melanie, second principal character in the s t o r y . . . . Margaret Mitchell, the author, was called on the phone. . . .She set them right. . . .It's Melony. with emphasis on Mel. Awarded High Catholic Order for the Use of Movies in Aid of Island Mission, Keiiiieheek Dies OMAHA. (.P). A movie camera and projection machine brought to i John E. Kennebeck, former Omahan, the honor of knight commander of the Order of St. Gregory, one of the Catholic church's highest awards for meritorious service. Sorely in need of money for missions, Bishop Thomas J. Wade, Catholic shepherd of the Solomon islands, turned to his friend. Kennebeck, managing director for! Paramount pictures in Australia and the far east. "I can help you," said Kennebeck. He gave the bishop a camera, showed him how to use it, ] and went with him to film the j mud huts, the native churches, the j processions and other activities of the Solomon island mission stations. Then he gave the bishop a projection machine. "Show the pictures in the mission stations and you'll raise money," Kennebeck said. "They'll bring in not only the converts but the pagans as well. It may be the means of converting many of them." The movie solved the bishop's financial troubles. On his regular visit to Rome, Bishop Wade told the story to the pope. "The young man must be rewarded." the pope said. Kennebeck was made a knight of St. Gregory. He asked if the formal investiture might be made in Omaha, so his parents, devout Catholics, might witness it. Bishop Wade agreed. Arrangements for the ceremony were made here. Then came word of Kennebck's death after an operation. Because of the ship strike, his body may not reach here from Australia until April--the time Kennebeck expected to be home to receive the pope's decoration. To remove ice cream stains, soak material 30 minutes in cold water, then wash out in warm water with mild soap suds. SIDN SAYS PLOTTERS SOUGHT TO WO NAZIS German Mine Engineer Tells Reason for Siberian Sabotage. MOSCOW. ,.T. Alexander Stein, Crrman engineer, testified at the t r i a l of 17 confessed Trotzkvist plotters ho engaged in Siberian sabotage to help "Germany recover nor former power" in the soviet union. The So year old e n g i n e e i . first foreign witness in the trial, declared thru an interpreter he received his instructions t h r u another German named Flesser who told him: "Germany had to recover her former power so Germans in the soviet union had to engage in wreckage so as to increase German strength and give her a free hand." Flesser relayed the wreckage orders, Ste;n testified, a f t e r receiving them from "a person in an official position in the U.S.S.R. who would help us in case of failure." Stein testified his activities were regulated by A. A. Shestoff, one of t h o Russian defendants who has | confessed to plotting overthrow of the Stalin government. Shestoff confirmed the German's statement. Stein's testimony followed a heated debate between Prosecutor Andrey Vishinsky and Vasily Ulrich, the presiding judge, over mention of a "certain foreign official" in the trial. The German engineer asserted Flesser had attempted to get him to join the communist party and Shestoff had obtained an application blank which later was refused by party officials. Shestoff again confirmed the testimony. Stein said his wrecking activities were centered in the coal mines near Anier but "later I was r e p r i m a n d e d f o r insufficient wrecking." Births Take Place During Flood: Men Manning Boats Without Kest Report Women Stop to Powder ' s t a t e p t U o n lethal ga« A b o u t 40 witnesses wen- present TWO NEWSMEN DUEL PARIS. LP). The 1937 duelling season opened at dawn Tuesday with two Parisian newspapermen settling their private differences with swords. Serge Weber ended the affair of honor by wounding Charles Michaelson in the right arm. C I N C I N N A T I . .1\ Dr. Charles Han-is 01 neurby Cleves. O.. had a 35-minute boat trip to make to answer a call irom isolated Hoover. on the Big Miami river. He delivered twin boys to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Peak. Employes of the General Protestant Orphan Home scraped up all the snow they could from the orphanage grounds, and melted it down to help ^ase the water shortage. As a result, "We're in good shape," said Supt. Louia W. Turner. Attempted burglary by boat engaged the attention of South Cumminsville police. The police, also in boats, were attempting to find two men who were reported to be rowing up to partly submerged houses and attempting to gain entrance. A tobacco warehouse in Covington took an unscheduled voyage in the flood waters and wound up a block and a half from its foundation at Second and Johnson streets. The warehouse was 100 by 300 feet. Police Capt. Daniel Kummer and life squad men rowed a quarter of a mile to rescue two sisters marooned in their flooded home, but the sisters refused to be moved altho the water had risen to the second floor. They said they would move their belongings to the third floor and remain there. The downtown toiler accustomed to driving to his work--if he is working--faced a new curtailment of his freedom in this flood-ruled city. Safety Director John J. Ames announced that passenger vehicles not bent on official relief business would not be permitted on downtown streets after Wed- nesdav morning. CHICAGO. (.V\ The Pennsylvania railroad shipped 40,000 gallons of drinking water from Chicago Tuesday for the flood refugees of Cincinnati. O., and Jeffer- sonvil'a, Ind. City firemen pumped the water .into four tank cars three of which were consigned to Cincinnati. The cars were coupled to a passenger train. LOUISVILLE. tJP. Forty-five Louisvillans got a break. Police court trials have been postponed indefinitely. John Cowens, 24, rowing an expectant mother to a power boat waiting to rush her to a hospital, unexpectedly became a midwite when the baby was born in the boat. Mother and child were said to be doing: fine. Another baby waa born in a truck carrying refugees to a train. Women who hold up rescue boats to powder their noses, or pleaded for boats to return to their homes to save refrigerators, radios or pianos, are the chief rom- plaint of the men who have manned the boats for days and nights with little rest. At the stock pavilion at the fair grounds, in the \vau-r-foundered 1 west end, aproximately 300 per- ; sons have taken refuge. They refused offers of rescue. "If the j water comes up we can climb." I they declared. However, they faced both a water and a food shortage as boats have been too busy to carry supplies that far from rescue centers. A boat carrying- ten persons capsized in ten feet of water on Broadway, but five power boats sped to the rescue and all occupants were believed saved. CAIRO, 111.--Relief boats cruised about a 131.000 acre Mississippi river floodway, speeding rescue to an estimated 500 Missouri lowlanders trapped in the basin which was inundated in a desperate battle to save Cairo from the flood- swollen Ohio river. THE BIG SHOE STORE ACROSS FROM GOLD'S WEDNESDAY ONLY! Lightweight Rubber 4 Buckle Overshoes \W£ CIVS S. H. · Freight Prepaid £5 Within » 100 Miles! 2J Of the JVationaLLy Jamous KROGHLGR GOL Locally Owned . . . Locally Controlled LIVING ROOM SUITES ^4. 3eature of Our 3ebruary Sale of! WJ¥ aiSii»»' Baam**" You May Buy a Kroehler Living Room Suite .^K. ^fe. For As Lo* As tK 30 DAYS nr**i l*»\ ;»nrt limit rf(t InniM ·!·" DicKinton Secretarial School 11* InMnuw MM* l ) i k * O H i . Nrft. Others to 149.50 Wplcome news for 1hr h o m o n i n k c - r ' A n o t h e r c:irlonrl of those n n t i o n n l l y f;im mis KROKHLER L i v i n g Koom Suites '«riv-.s us an o p p o r t u n i t y to p;is on t « . vou really m a r v e l o u s s a v i n g s . K e m e m h c r . e v e r y one of these s u i t e s has tlv f a m o u s 5-Star K R O F H L K R Features . . . seleeted h a r r i w o n d f r a m e s . . . steel \ve"r» u n d r - r - c o n s t r i i r T i n n . . . s p r i n g f i l l e d e n s h i o n s . . . clean new f i l l i n g s and K K')F,HLTCft f | i i a l i t y e r - i t ' t M i i . - m s V t p A l l t h e n e \ v e M tY:nnes. f n h r i e s a i . d f i l o r . 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