The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 14, 1931 · Page 12
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, February 14, 1931
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FEBRUARY 14 1931 WEMANAND .MOTHER QUIZZED trait Investigators of New York Start on Trail of . · "Higher-Ups." for an . explanation as - · , together with sim- ory cash and checks. His mother, Mrs. Anna Kenna Who represented herself as a real estate dealer, a practical nurse-and r^ff 5 £* policy game Backer, admitted her deposits In the same period amounted to about ?184 227 Her annual income was 'about $16,^s Shown there was a disparity of about §75,000 between the bank ftures and her estimate, she was at. a loss to explain. .Questioned as to the ' disposition' t at? ?" t '51*7.000 of this in checks to unidentified. payees, Mrs. Kenna said she. could not recall because all . her. checkbooks and account j.ooks had been destroyed. Garnett M. Doyle Is Burieol at Bancroft , BANCROFT, Feb. 14.--The fulcra! services for Garrett H. Doyle were held Friday morning at St John's · church. Mr. Doyle died at his home'here Wednesday morning of cancer of the stomach. He had been a resident of this community during the past 17 years. He leaves his wife and four children, Irenus who Is a doctor of medicine at Rapid City,.S. Dak.; Harold, an attorney living- at Yankton, S. Dak., Ray of this city and Mary, a teacher in the high school at Prairie du Sac Wi3. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE City .Screen Attract ions Richmaivand Rubey Talk "·: at Meeting of Burt;Club BURT, ; Feb. 14.--About 40 attended the Community club' dinner and business meeting at the M°r- vln hotel Thursday evening-. The Rev L. Richmann, pastor of the Lutheran church, and F. 1 . E. Rub«v Ames,: gave talks. Beada Kollaseh and Joseph Grnham gave readings. .Womenfs Project Leaders Meet PORTLAND, Feb.- '14.-^"Standards for .Judging Cooked Foods" was the subject for discussion at the combined meeting of Portland and Mason township women's pro- ect leaders-at the home of Mrs -J. H. Heinselman at an all dav meeting Thursday. Twenty-one studied the lesson. The dinner was prepared under the direction of Miss Mae Cole. Is Recovering From Injuries ALGONA, Feb. 14.--Mrs. Novella wnalen ;JS a_ patient at the 'Koasuth ·\ospital Buffering from a broken rib nd fractured pelvis as a result *of an automobile accident. IN BROWN'S "ACE" HIT Charles City News LOCAL RAILROADS Women's Club to Hold Charity Dance Feb. 17 ; The Northwestern Women's club will hold a charity dance at the K C. hall Feb. 17. Huck Shaffer's Royal club orchestra will furnish the music. The dance is open to all railroad people* and their friends. f. and 0. Agent Calls 5 , at S£veral,Local Offices E. B. McCulioch,'traveling- freight agent for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, called at several of the local railroad offices Feb. 10. RAILROAD BRIEFS MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. LOUIS ' i j - A , H. ,Reetz, superintendent of |i tocaok, Hampton, was in town Thurs' : £. R. F. ·;; Suiter, general ,· agent,.-'. attended /a:ineetlng-: and banquet at, Waseca,: Minn., Thursday. ;£:G. A".;'Boggie, switch engineer, ,.was called to Marshalltown Friday by the death of an'uncle. " ' ·:" E. L. Crimnien, trainmaster at Marsh?lltown, was here on business Thursday. ROCK ISLAND LINES ;. !·'.. J. S.'Hartwick, Davenport, traveling freight agent New York Central lines, transacted business with the traffic department Feb. 9. , C. E. .Husting, Omaha, traveling- freight and»passenger" agent Western Pacific railroad, called on the traffic department Feb. 11. ; '·' 3. I. McHugh, Cedar Rapids, traveling- freight claim adjuster Rock Island lines, transacted busi- .ness with local traffic and operat- Ipng- departments Feb. 11. r D. P. Fagan, special agent, Des' IMplnes;- yas in Mason City Monday. Rock Island Takes Steps to Save Birds Section foremen on the Rock Island railroad have been instructed that in cleaning the right-of-way durI ?S. the .spring and summer months they exercise 'care not to destroy quail and other bird nest= and whenever possible to save the sumac bushes, the seeds of which produce valuable' food for the birds This action was taken at the su°-- gestion of Commissioner John Ross of the game and fish department of the state of Missouri. MILWAUKEE NEWS IE. W, CLARK CO. We Loan Moriey On City property ' Reasonable Terms INVESTMENTS High Grade For Sale We Sell Fire Insurance Bidg. Phone 404 304 M. B. W. Shea, genera! froadmastcr Chicago, visited the division offices here Friday. W. F. Ingrahum, superintendent, is making an inspection trip on the Black Hills division. Medical car, "ilete i ",has been stationed here this week making examinations of the train and englnemen. This car goes over the system mak^ ing these examinations. The car is fully equipped. S. J. Farley, time inspector, who has been checking at the local offices, left today for Minneapolis CHICAGO, GREAT WESTERN C. J. Kavanagh, superintendent of the Minnesota .division with headquarters at St. Paul, visited in Mason City Friday. A, N. Dutton, assistant superintendent of car service, Chicago, was in Mason' City on business Friday. · J. E. Rhodes, . superintendent of stations, pelwein, was in Mason City Wednesday. CHICAGO, NORTHWESTERN J. E. R. Neeck, J. W. Roberts and G. H. Watschke, traveling auditors, transacted business here the past two weeks. . Several from Mason City attended the American Legion and Community day Thursday at Dike as (representatives of the local offices of the Northwestern. The Ravenswood trio, the C. and N. W. orchestra and a motion picture shown by M. : E. Glenn of the vice president's office, were part of the program. Dike is named after one of the officials of the Northwestern line. James C. Davis, Jr., Des Moines, attorney for the Northwestern, transacted business in Mason City Wednesday. ' G. W. Balmer, district claim agent at Eagle Grove, transacted business at Eagle Grove Saturday. Chares City Lions Honor Harry Fisher ; Memory at Program CHARLES- CITY Feb. 14.1-A memorial program for Harry Fisher, who died last Sunday, was held by the Lions' club following the weekly luncheon Friday" noon at the Legion rooms. The service began by singing Mr. Fisher's favorite song followed by a service read from a printed leaflet in which all the members took part. The president, W. K. Carr, extinguished ttie lighted candle which during the luncheon had burned before the vacant chair. During the business session the club voted to postpone the annual party for their wives until their tenth anniversary in May., : Glen Hamilton, member'; and alderman from first ward, reported on the condition of the suspension bridge, stating the city found it impossible to advance the cost of repairs which would cost.$800. About,5500 had been offered the council, including .5200 pledged by the American Legion auxiliary. The bridge connects the city with Lion field and a committee,to ok the matter under 'advisement. The city has maintained the bridge- for 25 years until the last few years it has become unsafe. Marble Rock-Mai; Elected President of Floyd Banker^ CHARLES CITY, Feb. 14.-Forty bankers attended the meeting of the Floyd County Bankers' association at the Hildreth hotel when the following officers were elected: Raymond Reis, Marble Rock, president; E. .C. Moody, Nora Springs, vice president; Edgar Ball, secretary and Horace B. Olds, treasurer, who both live in Charles: City. The association went on record as favoring a state police. Sheriff G. E. Cress of. Mason City was the speaker; CHARLES CITY BRIEFS ALAN HALE ROBERT ARMSTRONG "* RED KOHLER A MIGHTY THRILL EPIC OF THREE FIGHTING MARINES IN THE ROMANTIC ORIENT LAST TIME SAT. I O W A LAST TIME SAT. JOHN MACK BROWN DOROTHY SEBASTIAN CUFF EDWARD5 All ; Popular Prices, lOc and 25c Exquisite Pictures 'Excellent Sound CHARLES CITY, Feb. 14.--The Floyd county Farm Bureau is making its last call'for'food to fill the car that will be shipped Monday to Popular Bluffs, Mo. Any article of food that can be shippsd in a freight car will be acceptable. There was a large attendance at the community house Thursday evening for the r reception of the Rev. and Mrs. Hector Thompson who were recently married. The Rev. Mr. Thompson is rector of the Grace Episcopal church. Besides the constituents of the church, the clergymen and their wives and other friends were present, Mrs. A. L. Olds and Mrs. L. J. Lockhart presided at the tables. ; Miss Lillian Anderson of Chicago will demonstrate with children the teaching of the Cordes method of the New Path to Reading at the teachers' study center in the high school building today. ··'· "··-. Dr. and : Mrs. W r: E. VIreck entertained the .Friday Nite club at their home last evening. Mr. and Mrs. .Leland Townsend are the parents of a son "born at the Cedar Valley-hospital. The Wartburg' league enjoyed a Valentine party last 'evening? when there was an attendance of 40. j Mrs. Charles Lumpman. entertained .the S. D. H. C. club last evening at'her home on West Ferguson street. The E. R. club entertained their husbands at an old time party at the home of Mr. and Mr.T. L. F. Larsh last evening. Mrs. R. C. Rolf ing and son, Wil- j Ham and daughter; Jean, came yesterday to spend.Sunday here. . , Hall to Bo Speaker. SWEA CITY, Feb. 14.--R. M. Hall of Mason City, manager of the Iow,\ Livestock Co-operative" association, will be here Monday night to address the men of the Smith- Hughes adult night school on the subject of "How Can We Get the Most Moriey From" Our Hogs?" Three Robins Are Seen OSAGE, Feb. 14--Mrs. George H. Sawyer reported three robins on her lawn Thursday. Mrs. John Wagner who lives .on the Cedar River southwest of town reported seeing robins Jan. 30 and also Dec. .10, and stated that cardinals have- come to her bird feeding place all winter. Woolstock Man Given Fine on Dry Charge _ CLARION, Feb. 14.-R 1 c h a?d Beshey, Woolstock, pleaded guiltv to a charge of bootlegging. Judge Fry gave him a fine of ?300 and 3 months in jail. Carpenter Names Best Declamatory Students CARPENTER, Feb. 14 --The home declamatory contest 'of the Carpenter high school was held Thursday evenmg-at the high school auditorium. Th6se placing were- Earl Holitz, fi rst , and Junfor Holitz, second, in oratorical; Nora Kuhlman, first, and Hr/.l Hansen second in dramatic, and Marie Jensen, first in humorous. Buys Filling Station CORWITH, F,-,. 14.-J. W . Ellsworth purchased the Standard Oil filling station from John Cole and took possession ' Thursday. Mr Ellsworth and family will move here from Britt. At Mason City's THEATERS A riot of fast-moving fun IB "Going Wild," the First National and Vitaphone feature which opened Saturday at the Palace theater. The picture stars Joe E.- Brown, popular comedian. -"Going Wild" is said to be an even funnier picture than tirown s two previous pictures, Hold Everything" and "Top Speed." "Going'Wild" is a farce built around an airplane race. Brown is a newspaper reporter, broke and out of a job, who is enroute to Florida vith a companion. Lawrence Grav Brown, because of similar initials is" mistaken for the author of a famous book on aviation, and the whole town is at the station to greet him As may be imagined, Brown takes it very big, the only fly in-the ointment being that he is eventually challenged to a race by a.real pilot (Walter Pidgcon) and because of a crush on a girl, Laura Lee, he is unable to back out. One of the fun- niest.sequences in the picture is that m which Brown teaches himself how to fly in a hotel bedroom. --o-Joan Crawford will be at the loiva theater. Sunday and Monday in .Montana Moon." The story is an original that fluffily combines a jazz daughter" theme with that of a western--and a few song numbers are inserted for added value. Joan Crawford is starred in the role of a spoiled millionaire's daughter who is 7 - falls in love with the cowboy working on her father's Montana" ranch, John Mack Brown shows up excellently as the westerner. An excellent cast- includes Dorothy Sebastian, Ricardo Cortez, Beny Rubin, Cliff "Ukcle lice" Edwards and Karl Dane. The Iowa is presenting William Boyd and Robert Armstrong in "The Leatherneck" for the last time Saturday, evening. __ Student Wins Art Contest LAKE MILLS, Feb. 14--Lorraine Hill,' daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Hill and a student In the local junior high.w won honors for her class as well na for herself .when she was awarded first prize in an art contest sponsored by the Winnebago American Legion post of Buffalo Center. COMING ATTRACTIONS PALACE , . Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tues- day--"Golug Wild" .with Joe -E, Brown, who plays the part of a bogus aviator. Lawrence Gray and Laura Lee have Important roles.,; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday-Fredric March and Mary Brian in "The Royal'Family of Broadway."', IOWA Sunday, Monday--Joan Crawford, John Mack Brown, Benny Rubin, Dorothy Sebastian and Cliff ES- wnrds in "Montana Moon." . Tuesday, Wednesday -- "Lawful Larceny" starring Bebe Daniels, Lowell Sherman and Olive Tell. Thursday--Greta Garbo In "Anna Christie." Friday, Saturday--"The Delightful Rogue" featuring Rod La Rocque and Rita La Roy. Laughs! Tears! Mystery! "THIS WAY OUT" 3-ACT IRISH COMEDY DRAMA Presented by Drama Shop Players A uspices of St: Rita Society ' ^ High School Auditorium Monday, Feb. 16th Reserve Tickets at Curries Saturday and Monday "*T»| NOW PLAYING THRU ' TUESDAY MIDNIGHT SHOW '. SATURDAY isdTE 11:15 LAST LAUGH The CLOWN PRINCE I OF JOYLAND E E. Lands With a Load of Laughs After the Wildest and Funniest Air Ride In History As a Pilot "All Mouth" Brown Takes the Cake - - A Wedding Cake This Time The Ace of Comedians In the Ace of Comedy Hits AND A GREAT CAST INCLUDING LAWRENCE GRAY ONA MUNSON Laura Lee -- Walter Pidgeon Frank McHugh, It's Good To The Last Drop. #. COME EARLY r Sunday Matinee UNTIL 2P, M. T-Jl "-

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