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FOUR MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 23 1934 DECORAH GETS 3 DECLAM FIRSTS Triangular Competition Is Held for Speakers of Three Schools. DECORAH, Feb. 23.--Decorah captured three first places and other high, rankings in the triangular declamatory contest held last night between Decorah, Oelwein and West Union at each of the three places. Results at Decorah ware: Oratorical, Newell Bring of West Union, first; Thomas Roberts of Decorah, second; dramatic, Marian Donald of Decorah, first; Bradford Finch of West Union, second; humorous, Marjorie Kennard of Decorah, first; Gwendolyn. Hanson, Oelwein, second. At West Union, Decorah placed third in all three classes and at Oelwein was first in humorous, represented by Odin Nelson, second in oratorical and third in dramatics. Smith Is Recommended for Rockford P.M. Job ROCKFORD, Feb. 23.--Word has been received from Representative Fred Biermann that he is recommending L. O. Smith for the Rockford postmastership. The term of L. V. Leigh expires June 24. Mr. Smith is manager of the local cooperative creamery. Committees Are Elected. ROCKFORD, Feb. 23.--Corn-hog township committees elected In Ulster township are Jay Hilman, chairman; August Gelhaus and William Kruae. In Rockford township officers are Robert Brown, chairman, William Sarbee and Harm DeBuhr. HEAR GRIFFIN ON (JDGMENT HOURlf IEAVEN SUNDAY NIGHT, FEB. 35 Y. HI. O. A. (Banquet) Assembly Hall MUSIC! Pictures! Mrs. Griffin will slag, "The Great Judgment Morning," with pictures to Illustrate. ML CHARLESCITYNEWS 225 PRESENT AT COUNTY SESSION State Commander Speaks at Legion Meeting Held in Charles City. CHARLES CITY, Feb. 23.--Two hundred and twenty-five Legionnaires attended the county meeting held here last night, when Leo J. Duster, Cedar Rapids state department commander, gave the address. Commander Duster discussed general questions of interest to the American Legion, placing special emphasis on Americanism. Thomas Thomsen, Eikader, fourth district commander, gave a talk, and W. G. Henke, Charles City, state Americanism chairman, spoke on Americanism. Henry Lucas of Nora Springs, county commander, presided at the meeting. Several musical numbers were presented. A resolution sponsored by the county organization, was passed urging the state legislature to back actively proposals contributing to highway safety. The next county meeting will be held at Rudd March 29. This will be a joint meeting. Woman Who Died Near Mason City Is Buried CHARLES CITY, Feb. 23.--Funeral services for Mrs. Wiihelmina Hornnon, 80, widow of William F. Horrman, will be held Friday afternoon at the Hauser funeral home with the Rev. C. G. Prottengeler officiating. Mrs. Horrman died at the home of her son, August Horrman, north of Mason City, where she has been staying since last October. Other surviving children are Frank' Horrman, Mason City; William Horoian, LItchfleld, Minn.; Amelia KOrrman, Floyd; Mrs. D. L. Keith, Palnesvllle, Ohio, and Mrs. Emil Toppe, Floyd. Mrs. Melrose Reviews Book for Churchwomen CHARLES CITY, Feb. 23.--Mrs. A. R. Melrose reviewed "The House of Exile" by Nora Walne at the general meeting of the Congre- COMPLETE MAGNETO SERVICE Central Battery Electric Company He Wouldn't Take His Doctor's Advice "Spot" Rutherford, father of four healthy children, advised TIggle Turner to fall In love. Tiggie declined --again--little realizing the romance that was beginning to engulf him at that very moment. Read how Tiggie, immune to love, learns to worship Viola Norman, in STORM DRIFT By ETHEL M. DELL Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 27 in The GLOBE-GAZETTE gational churchwomen yesterday afternoon in the church parlors. She said she waa particularly interested in the book because her husband, former principal of schools here, was born -in China where his mother was a missionary for many years. The book la a contrast to those written by Pearl Buck as it relates the life of a family of high standing and wealth In China. The meeting opened by devotions led by Mrs. J. Waggoner followed by news of the religious world by Mrs. H. A. Miller and solo by Gretchen Zilm accompanied by Mrs. SIvert Erickson." Mrs. George Smith's committee served. CHARLES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES CITY, Feb. 23.--The Floyd county chapter of the Red Cross of which Supt. P. C, Lapham is chairman is sponsoring a night school class for the 25 foremen of the CWA projects. Dr. O. H. Banton will teach the class which will meet Monday evenings la the high school. The high school band will give a concert Tuesday evening, March 6, in the high school under the direction of Leo Schula. The program will include both national and state contest selections. Twelve hundred corn-hog contracts have been reported by County Agent W. H. Brown. Warehouse certificates have been filed by 764 farmers. The annual election of the Boy Scout council will bo held Tuesday evening, Feb. 27, in the Y. M. C. A. Mrs. Lee Coonradt of Colwell had a major operation in the Cedar Valley hospital yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mitchell are the parents of a son born at their home south of town. Mrs. L. Lockhart left yesterday for Granite Falls, Minn., to attend .the funeral of her mother, Mrs. J. H. Hurst who died suddenly. Several members of Excalibre lodge, Knights of Pythias, will go to Clear Lake tonight to put on work in the third degree. Kenneth Kuehn of Greene is recovering from an operation for appendicitis in the hospital. Lawrence Stewart left last evening for San Diego, Col., to continue his service in the navy. Wednesday evening he was given n..surprise by several friends. A marriage license was issued at Decorah td James A. Ruckeasel and Ara Ayera, both of Rockford. Miss Augusta Champion and I. T. Dahler of Oaage were married here at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. John Christiansen. Mr. Dahler is salesman for the Home Comfort Stove company. Whitney Crowell who lived in Ulster township when he waa a boy was buried the first of the week at Wells, Minn., where he died. 2 MORE ENTER ASSEMBLY RAGE Veenker and Dietrick Seek Nominations for State Representative. NORTHWOOD, Feb. 23.--Formal announcement was made here Thursday of two additional candidates for state representative from Worth county, John S. Veenker, Northwood druggist, who seeks the nomination on the republican ticket and C. H. Dietrick, station agent at Hanlontowii, who asks the nomination on the democratic ticket. Thi3 makes three candidates for that office, Lewis Horvei, Silver Lake township farmer, having made announcement last week as a candidate for the republican nomination. No announcements have been made for county office as yet. Mr. Veenker has been a resident of Northwood more than 14 years, coming here after his discharge from service in the World war and purchasing: the C. C. Narum drug business. He is well known in Northern Iowa, having held the office of vice commander of the fourth district American Legion organization as well aa commander of William T. Smith post of Northwood. He enlisted in 1917 and saw more than one and one-half years of service in France and Germany before receiving his honorable discharge in June of 1919. He is a. successful businessman and has received recognition by election to official positions in the pharmaceutical groups of which he is a member. He owns and operates two farms and having been born in Grundy county and being reared in Lyon county is well acquainted with Iowa and its past experiences. He Is a graduate of Highland Park College of Pharmacy. He is a cousin of George Veenker, athletic coach at Iowa State college, Ames. McMullen Rites Held at Rockford; Burial Is Made at Rockwell ROCKFORD, Feb. 23.--Funeral services for James Elden McMullen, 59, who died at his farm home southwest of Rockford were held at the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon and the body waa taken to Rockwell cemetery for burial. Mr. McMullen waa born Nov. 18, 1874 at Monona where he lived 11 years. Then he wont to Rockwell and lived in that vicinity until 1914, when he cama to Rockford and lived here since. On Jan. 1, 1800, he was married to Miss Sarah Hillis of Rockwell and besides his widow is sur-: vived by six daughters, Mrs. Ruth Nichols, Chatfleld, Minn.; Mrs. V.thel Herman, Charles City; Mrs. Frances Walters and Mrs. Rhoda Fredericks, Rockford; Mrs. Sadie Warner, Marble Rock, and Gertrude of Rockford, also one son, Leonard who Is e. student in high school here. Two slaters, Mrs. John Hillis, Rockwell, and Mrs. Herman Hazen, Hut- chlnson, Kana., and one brother, Roy McMullcn, New Hampton, also survive. Nashua-Woman Succumbs; Funeral to Be Saturday NASHUA, Feb. 23,--Mrs. Eduard Gerstenkorn died Wednesday night at the Waverly hospital following on operation two weeks ago, and the funeral will be held at Lundt's undertaking parlors Saturday at 2 o'clock, Rev. G. C. Lusted officiating. She was born in Germany April 17, 1808, and come to America when quite young. She was married to Eduard Gersterkorn 40 years ago, and all of her married life was spent in chlckasaw and Bremer counties. She is survived by the husband and following children: Mrs. E. A. Bwald, Long Prairie, Minn.; Mrs. G. H. Grove and Eduard, New Hampton; Krnest, Waterloo; August, Nashua; Mrs. Henry Bahlman, Frederika; Mrs. Glenn Lytle, Mason City. Winners in Declamatory Contest at Cresco Named CRESCO, Feb. 23--Home declamatory winners, in ranking order were: Oratorical, E'-'.rl Thomas, John Vagts; dramatic, Fred Wodrich Mary Thomson; humorous, Harok Normann, Jane Burgess. The first place winners will represent Cresco in the preliminary contest to be hell at Dooorah next Wednesday eve ning, Feb. 27. Rites for Thomas Fox, 82, Held at Hampton HAMPTON, Feb. 28.--Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for Thomas Fox, 82, in the W. H. Fox home in charge of the Rev. H. L. Michael. Mr. Fox was born in England and came to America when he" was 18. The farm which Mr. Fox operated was owned by him. Mr. Fox had operated the same farm the last 58 years. Surviving are two sons, George M. Fox and William H. Fox, both of Hampton. Rites for Mrs. Coffee Are Held in Riceville RICEVTLLE, Feb. 23.--Services were held Friday at the Methodist church for Mrs. Warren Coffee, who died at her farm home Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Coffee were early residents in this community and Mr. Coffee has been assessor In Jamestown township many years. Besides her husband, Mrs. Coffee leaves three children, Mrs. Leo Arnold of Minneapolis, Mrs. John Errington of Mclntire and Clifford Coffee of Chicago. Washington Prvrty" Held. NORTHWOOD, Feb. 23.--The annual Washington's birthday party of the local Masonic lodge and Eastern Star groups was held Thursday evening with a large attendance. Following a short program the evening was spent at cards and dancing and light refreshments were served. At Mason City THEATERS HIPS, HIPS, OOKAY" AT CECIL. Wheeler and Woolsey, paired off ith Dorothy Lee and Thelma Todd Â·ainst the fascinating voice of uth Etting, and portraying a comic .elodrama--there you have "Hips, Ips, Hooray," which begins a four ay engagement Saturday at the ecll. This should be one of the est productions these boys have er made. * * * Helen Foster, Nell O'Day, Glen pies, Paul Page, Mae Busch and ichard Tucker head the cost of The Road to Ruin," a frank pictur- ation of an impression of the youth f v today and its wild habits. This is "talking version of the picture of te same name which played hroughout the country some eight r nine years ago. "The Girl with ig Ideas," starring Molly Picon is featuret on the new bill which :arts a four day nm Saturday at he Palace. tf * *r "Wheels of Destiny," a thrilling cstern starring Ken Maynard with orothy Mix and Philo McCullough, lays Friday and Saturday at the trand theater. More than 500 In- ians appear in this picture which ortrays the perils our predecessors ad to face in crossing the prairies o the west in search of California's old. The tenth chapter of "Perils of auline" is an added attraction. ORIENT EXPRESS" \ND "EASY TO LOVE" Heather Angel, Norman Foster, talph Morgan, Herbert Mundin and Una O'Connor play the leading arts In the fast moving mystery pmance "Orient Express," the ac- ion taking place upon the Orient xpress from Belgium to Constan inople. The picture plays on the ame bill with "Easy to Love," a comedy starring Adolph Menjou, Genevieve Tobin, Edward Everett Horton, Mary Astor, Patricia Ellia and Guy Klbbee, at the Palace for -hree days starting Wednesday. Â« * a Sunday and Monday at the Strand 'My Weakness" is the feature with Allan Harvey and Lew Ayres in itarrlng roles while Charles But- terworth shines from the rather obscured part of Ayres' cousin. r * * "Once to Every Woman" begins a three day engagement Sunday at :he Iowa theater with Fay Wray, Ralph Bellamy and Mary Carlisle playing the leads. This story is taken from an A. J. Cronin novel which ran in the Cosmopolitan magazine last year. M'COY AND CAROL IN "STRAIGHTAWAY" Tim McCoy and Sue Carol are -he leading players in the auto rac- ng picture which shows through Saturday at the Iowa. This f llm, entitled "Straightaway," includes sev- sral famous racing drivers, among them are Ralph Hepburn, Lou Mey- ;rs and Wilbur Shaw. Another chapter of "Gordon of Ghost City," the Buck Jones serial is also on this bill. a * "All of Me," with Fredrlo March, Miriam Hopkins, George Raft and Helen Mack, promises to be an excellent picture if only from the standpoint of the potential acting ability represented in the caat. It begins a three day run Wednesday at the Cecil. Go to Rochester. ORCHARD--John Evans motored to Rochester Wednesday and took Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Harlis who were called there by the sickness of Mrs. Harlis' mother, Mrs. W. C. North. DANCE AVALON BALL ROOM Sunset Inn, Manly SAT., FEB. 24th RAY KEYES AND HIS ROYAL AMBASSADORS TUBS., FEB. 27th CLARENCE CRAVEN AND HIS BAND LADIES Z3c GENTS 40c GOOD MUSIC AND A GOOD FLOOR That is what it takes to make dancing a real pleasure. This is the combination for tomorrow night at the A R M O R Y The Uptown Dance Spot Coe's Music Mixers MAN AT GREENE DIES IN CHAIR Elija Tubbs, 72, Will Be Buried at Mason City on Saturday. GREENE, Feb. 23.--Funeral services for Elijah Tubbs, 72 years, who died suddenly in his chair, Wednesday afternoon, at the farm home of his sister, Mrs. P. Wilson, nine miles southwest of Greene, will be held at l o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Wilson home and at 2 o'clock at the Rem- oold funeral home at Greene. Surviving Mr. Tubbs are three sisters, Mrs. Jay Fleek of Cedar Rapids, Mrs. John Morehouse and Mrs. Wilson of Greene, and one brother, George, also of Greene. Burial will be in the cemetery at Mason City. Competes nt Goldfleld, CLARION, Feb. 23.--Declamatory speakers of Goldfield, Eagle Grove and Clarion will take part Tuesday night, Feb. 27, in a pre- ubdiatrict contest at Goltlfleld. Now they make dainty pipes for ladies, but so few modern homes have an open fire to spit in.--Cedar Gazette. STARTS Â» Saturday They Rise to New Heights of Hooey While the Nation Cheers! Movie Ball and Beauty Revue Clear Lake Country Club SATURDAY NIGHT, FEB. 21 Moving pictures, to be shown at Cecil, will be taken of dancers and most beautiful girls. Don't miss it! Clarence Craven band. Dance Sunday, Feb. 25, Also Â·lOo Per Person FRIDAY and SATURDAY The big long wagon train trekking acrona the prairies-- with hundred] o( Indiana wBlUng to attack! fcn MAYNARD THE WHEELS 4 DESTINY" Starts on SATURDAY'S MIDNIGHT SHOW ALSO SHOWING SUNDAY AND MONDAY A. New Muatcal Romance! New Songs and Dances Gay, Giddy and Snappy! LEW AYRES and LILIAN HARVEY in fi0 The wild and Woolsey world R u t h E t t l l t g win awdits these revelations from TflGlina Todd " f" packed ce/// DOTOthV Lee ENDS FRIDAY! .. RoyalHiDMJromeCireu5 On the Screen-- "COUNSELLOR AT LAW" Large Hampton Crowd Hears Trial of Bowen HAMPTON, Feb. 23,--A crowd which taxed the capacity of tne courtroom in the Franklin county courthouse, listened Thursday to the trial of state vs. Bowen. L. R- Boomhower, Mason City, is attorney for the defendant, with County Attorney Wilbert Parks for the state. Witnesses examined Wednesday were Mrs. Steve Springer, Sheriff F. C. Schwieger, J. E. Bailey, M. A. Sheley and Steve Springer. Judge Sherwood A. Clock, Hampton, is presiding. DELICIOUS FOOD TO SUIT YOUR - TASTE DINE and DANCE MAPLE INN East on HlK^wny No. 18 Barbecued Ribs Tried Sprint Chicken--3-2 Beer on It* Phone 1839 1301 Fonrth St. S. E. OLD TIME DANCE DENISON CLUB ON NORTH ROAD TO CLEAR LAKE Saturday, February 24th Music by KELLY'S KELLODIANS Public Invited . . . Admission 25c Per Person IOWA NOW and SATURDAY Hint, 15c -- Eve. 20c Children lOc cCPl "GORDON OF-GHOST CITY" IMHBH^HBHI SPECIAL ROAD SHOW Â·Â·Â·vrnvAi IT IM MMMHMMMMMHI ENGAGEMENT --.-B ^^ BB-- ----^-- .-"'Â·! H iT^l VW"H r% STARTS SATURDAY Passionate nights under a mellow moon . . drab mornings of regret! Last "HOUSE ON 56th ST. Friday: "SLEEPERS EAST"