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V'.. TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 14 0 1937 I :is| GAZETTE SPORTS BRANNICK TOPS WITH NEW YORK Boss of Giant Front Office Has Most Friends Inside Old Gotham's Lines. By EDDIE BRIETZ NEW YORK, (#)--If anybody in New York has niore friends than Eddie Brannick, secretary of the Giants, it'll take Sherlock himself to find out ... at the dinner the baseball writers tossed for Brannick the other night Jimmy Durante turned proceedings into something of a riot by reading this wire, supposedly from F. D. R.: "Congratulations . . . Glad you didn't run on the republican ticket last fall" . . . Jint fans would rather road about Bill Terry buying catchers than cows . . . Hed Grange is telling the boys on the coast Los Angeles may get a franchise in the National football league next season . . . Cecil Hart, manager of the Montreal Canadiens, never played a game of hockey in his life . . . but that's nothing, points out Bob Hay in the Los Angeles Times . . . Arnold Eddy coaches the U. of Southern California hockey team and can't even skate ATTENTION sports writers: Deadline for your Cooperstown baseball hall of fame nominations is Jan. 15 . . . The Phillies seem to have grabbed off one of those jack-of-all-trades in William Andrus, rookie from Little Rock . . . he can pitch, catch and play the infield and outfield . . . so Manager Jimmy Wilson -will . just park him on the bench and wait for something to happen . . . since giving old King Levinsky a good going over on the coast the other night, Maxie Rosenbloom wants to be known as "Jewish heavyweight champion of the world." The Detroit Tigers have ordered Hank Greenberg to lay off handball . . . Frank C. Menke has decided not to issue his entertaining all-sports record book this year... With the Joe Humphreys memorial dinner next Monday, to be followed almost immediately by Joe McCarthy's annual beefsteak party and the baseball writers' dinner, the boys along Broad.way are letting out their vests. C ,3 i? CAULIFLOWER ROW: Friends are trying to persuade Tony Canzoneri to forget that comeback stuff, but no dice yet . . . Fred Apostpli, the bellhop from San Francisco, may have considerable to say before the middleweight situation is settled . . . The big gun behind the Joe Louis retirement talk 'is Mrs. J. L.-.._ . . Freddie Steele is the first coast bom fighter to hold a ving title since Jim Corbett's day . . . Tod Morgan Jackie Fields, Max Baer, Young Corbett and the others all were born in other sections. Ex-Champions Rank as Top Challengers NEW YORK, -- Out of a merry-go-round muddle came the middleweight division's b a t t l e lines Thursday, with a pair of ex- champions, Babe Risko and Teddy Yarosz as the ranking challengers for Freddy Steele's crown. Risko, who lost the title to the Tacoma slugger last year, already has been given the number one shot. Yarosz, comebacking after an operation which straightened ou his trick knee, took rank just behind the Syracuse puncher Wednesday night by decisively whipping New York's Solly Krieger in a 10. rounder at the Hippodrome. , m DELCO BATTERIES and Radiator Service Central Auto Electric Co, 25 First Street S. W. ^ l "PHGNE-494-";' f Gabby to Be Back as Catcher for Chicago CHICAGO, m--Charlie Grimm who will manage the Chicago Cubs again in 1937, is "tickled pink" that "Gabby" Hartnett wil be catching for the club again next season. "Nobody can really appreciate how easy a fellow like Hartnel makes things for a manager," saic Grimm. "He simply takes all the pitching worries right off youi shoulders the way he handles the hurlers. He's a wonder." Hartnett said "I'll stick" after the Cubs' board of directors Wednesday had signed Grimm to another contract. IN MAIL MEETS IOWA CITY, (£)--The University of Iowa's freshman track learn will compete in several pos- lal meets with other Big Ten schools this winter. Coach Ted Swenson has arranged duals with Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan and plans to schedule other \eams. Queer Thoughts tor Her Biggest Moment Jw Light streaming through the lace curtains pointed up the clean shabbiness of the worn carpet where so many other couples had stood like these two. . Jonet turned her head slightly, saw Joel standing straight and solemn by her side and thought: This is my background; Joel doesn't belong here. I was brought up in a home like this and 1 expected to end my life in just such a home. But this is not for Joel:-Oh, make me a good wife, the right wife for him! And she hardly heard the minister's words . . . . THE DAY THAT I FORGET BY MARIE BLIZARD Begins Friday, Jan. 22 in Globe-Gazette Drake Veteran Leads Way in Mizoo Rating DBS MOINES, (/P)--Charles Orebaugh, Drake's veteran basketball guard, has spurted into an early lead in the Missouri Valley conference individual scoring race. The speedy redhead has counted 28 points in four games, two more than his teammate, slim Frank O'Connor, has made. THE LEADERS G Players-- Orebaujb, Drake, O'Connor. Drake, f - t Cox, Okla. Assies, f 2 Vlcola, \Vashburn, f 3 Suler, Drake, f ---- -I Bro\vn, \Va5h'ru, c :t Uhlemeyer. W'tc-n, f S Miletlcll, Drake. [ 4 llarell. Winston, f :( llayward. Grin']!, f I FG 11 It II Q 8 Av. 7.0 G.,1 Aplington High Tops Butler County Fives BUTLliB COUNTV CONFERENCE A p U n g t o n Clarksville farkersbure Shell Rock Allison Dumonl . . , New H a r t f o r d ..... Greene Pel. l.UOO ,800 .KOO .501) RESULTS LAST WEEK A p l i n c l o t i SO; rarkersburu 21. Uumont 30; New Hartford 18. CJarksvllle 2j'j Greene Ifi. Allison If)! Shell Hock 1C. FKIDA1' GAMES . flreent at Allison. Shell Kock at Parhersburg. Dumtmt at Clarknvillc. A p l f n g t o n at Nr.w Hartford. ' ALLISON -- Aplington high school, undefeated in three starts, leads the Butler county basketball conference, and must defend its standing against New Hartford this Friday. Burt Loses in First Tilt, Takes Matfe'st BUBT -- The first basketball game to be played in Burt for 13 years saw Lakota defeat the local high school squad by 36 to 18 after gaining a 23 to 3 lead in the first half. The local wrestling team defeated Algona 20 to 13 in 1 a match held after the game. THE SUMMARY 85--Wolls (H ihrcu- Lund A ) , 2:30. 105--Smith (B) ricclsioned Calclwell (A), .1:30. 113--Knoll (A) threw Becker (B), 0:00. 185--Dujan rfB ilccisloned Seoljy (A). 4-.3S. --(Exhibition) Hammerstrom (13) threw Vcra ( A ) , 1:28. 135--U r ei.sJce (B) . d e c i s i o n c d Mathcason (A). 1:20. 165-- lienwait (A) dccijloncd R. Welike B ) , 1:30. 10.5--Leek (25) decislotied Fmser f A), 4:'!0. Conkliu (A) threw Fraser ( B ) , :2g. Iowa State Loses on Low Shooting Record AMES, (/P)--Failure to connect with a field basket in the first 19 minutes cost Iowa State college a Big Six basjcetball game here Wednesday night as Missouri defeated the Cyclones 31 to 28. Trailing 17 to 6 at the end of the lalf, Iowa State picked up when play was resumed and threatened in the closing minutes. Jack Flemming, Cyclone forward, took individual scoring honors with 15 points. Creighton Soph Goes on Spree as Jays Win OMAHA, Nebr., (k)--D i c k Shaw, Creighton sophomore forward, scored 23 point 1 ; as the Blue- jays defeated Grinnell college in a Missouri Valley conference basketball game Wednesday night, 51 to 28. Shaw's record, which included eight field baskets in nine attempts during the first half, placed him eight points ahead of Chuck Orebough of Drake in trie loop scoring race. « Creighton led the Pioneers 24 to a at the half. Y Basketball BOYS' M E M B E R S H I P LEAGUE D I V I S I O N A * .. W. Xortbsltlers -I Alley Rats 4 Itoj£h Rider* II Troj.ins . I RonsCvcIl Cuba 1 Fasf Side Presbyterian . 1 DIVISION R GrtADE SCHOOL. W. Bnnvnies 4 Lincoln Zephyrs .1 Roosevelt M o h a w k s . . . . . . ] Fly In* Bob Cats '. . , 0 HIGH SCHOOL W. Lions .( Cornel* u Binls 3 Hob Cats 1 Baffle* [ SM ishers . . 0 L. 5 L. I I t I'd. 1.000 Pel. 1.000 .COD .530 .000 P e l . .SOU .Mil .·-wo .noo Mrs, Schnee Will Observe 90th Birthday at Greene Pioneer Iowa Resident Is BU1S. OTTO SCHNEE Thompson Wins Over Wesley Prep Cagers THOMPSON--Thompson won a double victory over Wesley high school's basketball teams Wednesday night. The local, boys-won 32 to 9, while the home girls nosed out the visitors, 29 to 28. Bing Richer as His Nag Gets Top Price HOLLYWOOD, (iP) -- Crooner Bing Crosby was $800 richer Thursday because he failed to take his own advice and placed a $10 bet "on the nose" of his racehorse, Fight On. Because they took King's advice and failed to back the horse, his film friends are sore. Fight On came through at Santa Anita Wednesday to win the Little Boy Blue race for 2 year olds and pay the season's record price of $160 for a $2 winning ticket. "I didn't know he could Bing explained afterward. other horses looked a lot better. . Fond of Flowers, Needlecraft. GREENE -- Mrs. Otto Schnee Tuesday will celebrate her ninetieth birthday quietly-at her home on Second street southeast. Martha, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Peddycoart, was born Jan. 10, 1847, at Liberty, Dubuque county, Iowa, and with her parents moved to Texas,'near Fort Worth, in 1B55, where they lived until forced. to move because of the threat of war. They went as far north as Carthage, Mo;, and were again forced to move, this time because of raids by Mosby's gang. They then came again to Iowa, settling in Page county, where I · they lived until the death of her ^father, one year later. They then moved to Mount Vernon where she was married to Monroe Wilder, a veteran o£ the Civil war, a member of the twenty-fourth Iowa infantry, living there until they came to Butler county, where they engaged in farming until Mr. Wilder's death Dec. 27, 1890. Seven sons were born to Mr. and Mrs. Wilder. The living sons are Eber D. Wilder and Leonard M. Wilder, both of Greene; George M. Wilder, Clarksville, and Lewis I. Wilder, Dows. Mrs. Wilder remained on the farm two years, then sold the stock and machinery. She was married, to Otto Schnee, Aug. 4, 1892. They owned and operated the City hotel at Greene four years. Then they sold this, and bought a farm two miles southeast of Greens where they resided 32 years. One daughter, Lila, was born to this union. They moved to Greene in 1929, where Mrs. Schnee and daughter, Miss MOVIE PARADE By D. B. K. FILM FACES Honestly, I didn't that good." know he was Iowa Catholic Cage Champ to Play Tilt CHICAGO, (}--Catholic high school basketball teams will play for the National Catholic Basketball association title at Loyola university March 17 through March 21. The association will conduct tourneys through its units in Pennsylvania, Iowa, Illinois. Indiana, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Oklahoma and New York, with winners of those meets competing in the national event. The rest o£ the 32 team bracket will be teams selected on their records. The defending champion is De La Salle high of Chicago, three- time winner. Clinton Grads Seek Eby for Iowa U Job CLINTON, (ff)--Urging separation of the directorship of athletics and the head football coaching position and advocating selection of an Iowa alumnus for the former post, the Iowa alumni club of Clinton Thursday was on record as endorsing Moray Eby, present Coe college sports chief, for director of athletics at the State University of Iowa. Copies of the formal resolution, unanimously adopted last night and prepared by a committee appointed by President \V. -E. Purcell, will be mailed to President Gtlmore of the university and to members of the faculty board control of athletics. in Vines to Fly East for Pro Net Match C H I C A G O , (/P)--Ellsworth Vines, pronounced by his physician, sufficiently rested to resume his professional tennis tour with Fred Perry of England, said he would take a plane to Pittsburgh, where he will meet the British 'star Friday night. Vines has been in St. Luke's hospital with a mild attack of '"·.- fluenza since Sunday, when he lost a third straight match to Perry, Lila Schnee, still live. Mr. Schnee died Oct. 9, 1835, Mrs. Schnee is still active, having braided 2 large rugs and tatted edging for three handkerchiefs this winter. She is fond of flowers and raises many varieties of garden and house plants. She has been active in social and civic life until the past few years and during the diphtheria epidemic of 1875 and '76 was untiring in her services in the community. Besides Mrs. Schnee, there are three women: Mrs. Mary Springer, 92, Mrs. VVandall, 94, and Mrs. Fredricka Brandenberg, 93, and two men, Thomas Anderson, 93, a Civil war veteran and Harvey Lockwood, 91, who live in Greene, and who are 30 years old or more. Derailment at Iowa Falls Delays Train Service Few Hours Derailment of one car of a southbound freight in the Iowa Falls yards delayed service a few hours on the Rock Island Thursday morning but the track was ;oon cleared and regular schedules resumed. The northbound early train through Mason City went through at 9:50 a. m. Damage from the derailment was not great. HofE Funeral Held. DECORAH -- Funeral services were held for Ole Hoff, 74, farmer of Highland township, who died at his home near the state line following a short illness from pneumonia. The services were held in the Highland Lutheran church, with the Rev. T. O. Tolo officiating. Elected to Church Council, MANLY--The" annual business meeting of the Manly English Lutheran church was held in the church. The .following were elected to the church council: Kmil Ra- chut, Charles Ciner, Alvin Kober- nutz, Irving Meyers. Harm Oilman resigned and Alvin Kobernutz was elected in his place. Other members were re-elected. PAUL LUKAS Whenever the oft-posed question arises whether luck or ability figures first in forming a Hollywood career, Paul Lukas,can be counted on to cast a long, loud vote for Lady Luck. For, despite the talent that has made him one of the cenema's leading actors, Lukas is certain that, without luck, his film career would not have been. Lukas was born on a train, just outside Budapest, and was educated at the leading colleges of Hungary, where he directed student dramatics. He studied at the Actors' academy in .his native city and made SHOWING THIS WEEK CECIL--"Three Smart Girls" tlirouffh Thursday. "Hideway Girl" Friday. "Garden of Allah" starts Saturday. PALACE-- "Smartest Girl in Town" and "Under Y o u r S p o i l " through Thursday. "Hideway Girl" Frlflay. "You Can't Get Away With it" and "The Gay Desperado" s t a r t s Saturday. STATE--"Racing; Blood" and "Secret Agent" through Thursday. "Don't Turn 'Em Loose" and "Secret Patrol" through Saturday. STUAND-- "Star for a Night" and "I'd Give My Life" through Thursday. "Alibi Ike" through , Saturday. his stage debufat the Comedy theater there in the title role of Molnar's "Liliom." In Berlin as the guest artist of Max Rcinhardl, Lukas was engaged to play Samson in Ufa's silent OLD TIME DANCE 2-Bands*2 Friday Jan. 15 Kelly's Harp Orchestra and Art's Nighthau-Us Reg. Price 2Gc and '10c MODERN DANCES AL MENKE SATURDAY Special Couples Only Dance Tues., Jan. 26 Tables for All HELP 15 MILES OF KIDNEY TUBES To Flush out Acid* and Other Poiionoui Waste Doctor* »iy your kidneys contain IS Milw o! liny tubu or filters which help lo purify tbt °'°°d. and ketp you healthy. Jifist peoplei pnaa ·bout 3 pints a day or about 3 pounds of wiite jjrjqncnt or imnty paBjages loth «rojrtinz ·nd burmpz ihowj there rosy be aomethiur wronf with your kidneys or bladder. An excess of acid a or potaoa in your blood K A v s '·" f M n «'°a»l ladney disorders, nay ' ---,," ,. " *-f"-t utauHv.iu allu U l £ £ l j l u n . « n t wait! Ask your dru»i»l for Doan'» L ill!, ii-ed »urcej»ful!y by million! for over -40 5'1'Kv 1 "? f'.V "»!Py "lift and ivi!l help Ilia 15 Muu of Kidney tubea quih out poiinnoui w««t» from your blood. Get Coin'* PiUl. KELLY BEST CHICAGO, (/P)--Steve Toth, Northwestern fullback, said on his return from the west coast that Big Ten football players who took part in the East-West game at San Francisco agreed that Larry Kelley, Yale's loquacious end, was the best offensive flanker they had seen all season. Largest Pioneer List Bids for Track Posts GRINNELL, (/P) -- Thirty-five men, the largest track group ever to report at Grinnell college, are working out daily under the direction of Coach G. Lester Duke. Most of the material is inexperienced, with only five letterraen available for the indoor season. Veterans are Capt. Roger Nelson, Missouri Valley cole vault champion; Don Arnold, middle distance runner; Preston Evans, miler; Arnold Hagan, quarter-miler, and Lynn Schlotterbeck, quarter-miler. NEW LICENSES The new license year for all hunting, fishing and trapping licenses starts on April 1. All licenses expire on March 31, 1937. New license forms will be furnished to all county recorders and others selling licenses sometime in March, the conservation commission has announced. COMING TO THE OELWEIN, IOWA KAY KYSER-m^Dance Orchestra Tuesday, January 19 ADVANCE SALE TICKETS--?1.00 Federal and State Tax included. Mail all Orders to the Coliseum, Oelwein--Inclose self addressed, stamped envelope and P. O. Money Order. Starting Fridav SMASH HITS Ends "Secret Agent" Thurs. «R; lcing . Blood" and "Adventures of Frank Merriwell" He'll Get His Man --Dead or Alive! Charles STAR.RETT in Peter B. Kyne's "Secret Patrol" With a Cast of Favorites FRIDAY NIGHT-$ $ PLAY SCHEENO $ $ It's Fun! It's Thrilling! It's Profitable! film production, "Samson and Delilah." ' He was brought to Hollywood to appear with Pola Ncgrl in "Loves of an Actress" and was cast in a second picture, 1 "The Wolf of Wall Street." But before it was half finished, the "talkies" came in. Since he couldn't speak a word o£ English, Lukas began contemplating a return trip to Hungary. But right here was where Lady Luck stepped in. The studio decided it had spent too much money on the film to remake it as a "talkie." Lultas was permitted to finish the role and another actor's voice was dubbed in later. Learning English in record time, the suave Hungarian rapidly rose to his present position on the talking screen. His films include "The Fountain," "I Give My Love," "The Casino Murder Case," "Little Women," and "Dodsworth." Lukas stands 6 feet IVj and weighs 180 pounds. His hair and eyes are brown. c * * Joe E. Brown's success, "Alibi Ike," is booked at the Strand Friday and Saturday. Based on the popular story ot a. swellheaded rookie, from the pen of the laic Ttlng Lardner, "Alibi Ike" as a Cynical Brown picture should appeal particularly to children and Joe E. Brown fans. * * * Friday feature at the Cecil and Palace theaters is "Hideaway Girl," in which are seen Martha Itayc, Shirley Ross, Robert · Cummings, Louis DaPron, Monroe Owsley, Ed Bropliy and Kenneth Harlan. "Hideaway Girl" presents Miss Ross as the attractive suspect in a jewel theft forced by circumstances to play the part of Cumming-s' wife. While the actual robbers are being brought to justice, Miss Koss and Miss Raye marfage to sing several tunes, acclaimed by their press agent as being of hit proportions. * t * A characterization offering a wide and convincing: emotional range is Lewis Stone's in "Don't T u r n 'Em Loose," which plays at the Slate Friday and Saturday. On the same P r o E r a,,m is "Secret Patrol," w h i c Ji yours truly erroneously said w a s playing W e d n e s- day and Thursday. "Secret Agent" played those dates--It's 'Secret Patrol" Friday and Saturday. In "Don't Turn 'Em Loose," which is a condemnation of the prison parole system, are James Gleason, Bruce Cabot, Louise Latimer, Betty Grable and Grace Bradley, as well as Stone. \VPA Trains Chinese Boys. SAN FRANCISCO, (UP)--Th e local WPA prides itself on conducting the only training school in the world for Chinese house boys for servants. To date it has' graduated 18, and their services are in demand. They receive from $40 to $80 a month with room and board. Real estate trends have shifted again. A while ago families were moving in together because of the depression. Now they're moving in together because they can't find a' house.--G1 e n d a 1 e, Cal., News- Press. Last Times Tonite! "THE SMARTEST GIRL IN TOWN" --2 Ace Features-"UNDER YOUR SPELL" STARTS SATURDAY H O O V E R H I M S E L F in ACTION [ T h e m o s t ' 2 sensational "Inside" Scoop in Screen History! Double N C.Sv / Program Action! Romance! Below the Rio Grande "The Gay Desperado" rrz: COMING SOON rrrz ALL IN NATURAL COLOR "CAPTAIN CALAMITY" KARLOFF~"TIIE MAN WHO LIVED AGAIN." Home of Mirrophonic Sound ' ENDS THURS. DEANNA DURBIN in '3 SMART GIRLS' Starts Sat. THE , SWEEP OF THE Photographed in beautiful Technicolor "RAPTUROUS R5MANCE! _ .,!U/iX.K'fU! DIETRICH litiBOYER GARDEN OF All AH A UNIUO ARTISTS RELEASE ...i. BASIL RATHBONE TILLY L O S C H --Plus-MICKEY MOUSE . in "MICKEY'S CIRCUS" COMING SOON "CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE" "THE PLAINSMAN" "ROMEO AND JULIET" ALL MASON CITY KNOWS THAT Every Friday Is the Day It's a Gala Event and No One Can Afford to Miss This Swell Program at th'e ATTEND THE MATINEE TO AVOID THE EVENING HUSH! A musical matrimony mixup--with that funny-faced cut-up of "Biff Broadcast of 1937" and "College Holiday." \villi Shirley Koss, Robert Cumminss, Dlonrae Owslcy Four Biff Units Fun and Thrill Show Kiddies « Big Surprise Gift FRI.,' SAT. Matinee Sat. He's Dizzy! He's Daffy! JOE E. BROWN in " A L I B I I K E" , ENBS TONITE "STAR FOR A NIGHT" "I'D GIVE MY LIFE" HOPALONG HITS THE TRAIL "Trail Dust" WM. BOYD Gwynne Shipman "Ace Drummond" And News Events *z?*~ £- £ '

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