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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 30 Hi 1935 WANT TO AVOID PARTY DISCORD Iowa's Republican Editors Urge Pre-Primary Meet To Pick Slate. DBS MOINES, Sept. 30. /P)--The Iowa Republican Editorial association has suggested that a pre-primary conference of republicans select a list of candidates for .state offices in order to avoid party discord. The proposal was contained in resolutions adopted by the organization of 75 republican editors of the state, who Friday sponsored a republican rally at the state fairgrounds which was addressed by Theodore Christ! anson, Minnesota republican congressman. The editors stated they are "disturbed by the constantly accumulating evidence of graft and corruption in public affairs and alarmed by the huge increase in state expenditures and the consequent increase of an already burdensome tax load. Unity of Thought. 'It is vital'," they declared, "that republican unity of thought and action "be restored to furnish organized resistance to the forces of destruction to which the thoughtful citizens of all parties may repair. "Iowa i.i overwhelmingly republican in thought and principle, but the republican party, split by internal discord, conflicting ambitions of party leaders and the selfish purposes of special interests has been driven from power and responsibility. "Party organization has been disrupted, party u n i t y destroyed and party principles buried in the wastes of party conflicts. "The situation calls for the sacrifices of personal ambitions. Return to Ideals. "The crisis confronting us de- AN EXPERT At Work... . . . with a complete stock of genuine watch parts made for your watch, crystals that fit. Why not try a superior service when your watch needs cleaning or repairs? Engraving, stone setting and jewelry repairing at-- .. WATCHES ftiancharcC6 DIAMONDS I WIST STATE mands a return to the ideals of representative democracy wherein the office seeks the man." The editors declared that in their opinion "party principles and pur- 'poses should be declared by the party rather than by candidates and that availability, fitness and character of candidates should determine choice rather than internecine warfare." "We urge," they declared, "that a pre-primary conference or convention of Iowa republicans be called to canvass the situation, prepare a concise statement of party purposes r.nd svggest for selection at the slate primary election candidates for state offices. Urge Calling Caucus. "In our j u d g m e n t the delegates to last year's republican state convention would constitute a fine, Impartial membership for such conference and we urge the republican state central committee to call lhat body for the purpose herein set forth." The editors pointed out Uiey do not "seek to close the door of opportunity" to any candidate and that they believe "any candidate worthy of party honors and political preferment will cheerfully submit his claim to such a conference and abide by its decision in pood spirit." CHURCH SESSION HELD IN DECORAH Convention Will Continue Tuesday; Group Hears Various Reports. DECORAH, Sept. 30.- Today and .omorrow the Northeastern associa- .ion of Christian churches are hold- ng the annual convention in Dc- coiah. J. F. Moore will act an reg- strar and A. W. Sinden as moderator. This noon the delegates were entertained by the Fortnightly club at uncheon. At the afternoon session every pastor in attendance was askexl to give a three minute report on some new phase of work .ried in his church during the past season. Speakers of the afternoon were the Rev. J. F. Parsons; tho . George Fowler, the Rev. J. R. EXPLORING THE HISTORY OF IOWA UNIT ONE By JOHN ELY BRIGGS THE WEATHER Morgan and the Rev. F. D. Reeves. At 4 o'clock the session was adjourned so that the visiting pastors could enjoy a drive through Decorah. This evening the devotional serv- ce will be conducted by the Rev. G. A. Ingle, followed by a talk by Professor Fred D. Cram of Iowa Hate Teachers' college on "The Importance of Adult Education on Social and Industrial Questions." Tomorrow the morning session Is sailed at 8:45, with devotions and special business conducted by A. W. Sinden. The Rev. George Neweil of tho Foochow Mission, China, and the Rev. F. P. Ensminger, missionary in south, will speak. Superintendent Johnson will preside. At 11 a. m. the morning sermon will be conducted by the Rev. Charles T. Brewster, to be followed by the Communion of the Lord's Supper. Addresses in the afternoon will include "The Plebiscite of Peace," by the Rev. J. F. Moore and "The Personal Religious Life of the Minister." by the Rev. Lawrence E. Murphy. Grafton Farmer Dies of Lingering Illness Joseph Rychlik, farmer, died at his farm home five milua west of G r a f t o n Sunday morning following a lingering illness. Mr. Rychlik Is survived by his wife find family. Funeral services had not been arranged Monday. The body was taken to the Randall funeral home at Mason City. A Neglected RUPTURE Is a Source of DANGER!! SEE YOUR PHYSICIAN , You may have a small and seemingly instg- , nificant abdomina.1 rupture which because It does j not cause pain, you have neglected. Beware! A 1 neglected small rupture often proves very serious. In many instances it is more dangerous than a large rupture. See your physician at once. By all means get his advice. This is Important. We correctly flt and adjust Akron Trusses. Aslt your physician about our service. See him at once. 5 South Federal AVI-. Mason City AUTHORIZED EXCLUSIVE A K R O N TRUSS FITTERS This I* the f i f t h story in lhl« mjrles of explorations Into th« history of Iowa. Another topic about the weutlicr w i l l apiX^ir in t h i s paper next week. 5. TORNADOES It was sultry for the third of June. On the west bank of the Mississippi, where the river sweeps around Beaver island to the s o u t h west, lay the l i t t l e town of Camanche. The streets were empty and quiet, for it was Sunday. Men dozed i n c h u r c h . A l l t h r o u g h t h a t ong, hot a f t e r n o o n in 1800 people stayed in the shade and s t i r r e d no more t h a n necessary. Nobody worried about the d a r k cloud in t h e west at supper t i m e . "A shower w i l l cool us off," they -said. And then, almost before any one noticed il, the storm was upon them. The. sudden r a i n , sharp l i f i h t - ning, and heavy t h u n d e r sent people scurrying for shelter, it was icarly 7 o'clock when out of the vest came a roar l i k e a h e a v y t r a m asslng over a bridge. A huge, )Iack, funnel-shaped cloud, t w i s t i n g and turning, was coming s t r a i g h t oward the town. Farm b u i l d i n g s n its pain were shattered. Trees and grass were torn up by the roots. The air was f u l l of dust and ·ain and f l y i n g slicks. Even w h i l e the f r i g h t e n e d people v«re h o p i n g t h a t the c e n t e r of the storm would pass by, the w h i r l p o o l of w i n d s t r u c k the town. B u i l d i n g s vcre sucked up ami t h e n dashed to he ground. A new brick store Deemed to explode. T h r o u g h t h e , rash of f a l l i n g walls could bo heart! the .screams of t e r r i f i e d vomen and c h i l d r e n , the eries of he wounded, the m o a n s of t h e dy- ng, and always, above all, the con- itant bellow of the wind. In less than three, m i n u t e s tho ornado had l e f t Camanchc and crossed the river to Illinois. Evcry- hlng was in confusion. The town was a jumble of shattered buildings, dead animals and broken trees. 'Darkness I m m e d i a t e l y closed over he scene." Soon, out of the general gloom, came the glimmer of lan- crns as some of the survivors Milled themselves from the wrcck- ige and tried lo h e l p those pinned mrler the r u i n s . T w e n t y - e i g h t persons were killed, more t h a n SO h u r t and h u n d r e d s left homeless. The cyclone formed a few miles east of Cedar Rapids, where two storms came together and w e n t v h l r l i n g eastward. The black cloud vas shaped l i k e a cone h a n g i n g down from the sky. At limes it would rise for half a mile and then settle down to destroy everything ; I U . I I N S OF ( i l d . V N E L L COLLEGE AFTER. THE CYCLONE move with the speed of a railway t r a i n , t h e n stop and w h i r l in one place, and then shoot forward a mile or two in a few seconds. From Iowa the tornado traveled across II- linoi.s and Lake Michigan, but the greatest damage was at Camanche. Wind is a common feature of Iowa weather. The pioneers, accustomed to the protection of h i l l s and forests back east, complained about the strong w i n d t h a t .seemed to be always blowing across the prairie. They p l a n t e d groves around their houses to check the force of storms. 'Insurance agents found ready buyers of cyclone policies. Kvery summer, somewhere in the state, roofs have been blown o f f , sheds f l a t - tened and trees broken. The w i n t e r blizzards are a l m o s t as bail. Usually the wind blows from a westerly direction about eight miles an hour, but soniotimcs it rises to the speed of a h u r r i c a n e . Straight, hard gales do some damage, but the "prairie twister" or w h i r l i n g windstorms called tornadoes, arc much more dangerous. Fortunately, they seldom travel far and their path is not very wide. Nevertheless, in 1928 eight persons were killed, 29 h u r t and over two million dollars worth of damage was done to property by 22 windstorms in Iowa. When a bad tornado strikes a town, as Camanche was hit, the s u f f e r i n g and loss are terrible. On J u n e 17, 3882, the air pressure over Iowa was very heavy, breeze stirred the leaves of No the trce.s. The whole stale was smothering under a hot blanket. Toward evening cool air .started to rush in from the northwest. Clouds formed. The sudden change in temperature and atmospheric pressure caused great eddies in Ihe a i r . Conditions were just right for a cyclone. . . . W h i r l w i n d s sprang u p everywhere, n its path. For a while it would Some, of them grew into tornadoes. The main storm center formed in Carroll county, moved swiftly toward the southeast, and passed out of the state a few miles below Burlington. In Boone, Story, Marshall, Jasper and Poweshiek counties funnel clouds stretched down toward the earth at several places, snatching up buildings and twisting limbs off the trees. Sometimes two or more tornadoes could be seen at once. As one spent itself, another formed. In the main- p a t h of the storm, t h e d a r k w h i r l i n g f u n n e l s rose and fell, now sailing high and then swooping clown l i k e a g i g a n t i c tail lo scatter everything within reach. About h a l f past eight on t h a t fateful S a t u r d a y night, rain bc^an to fall in G r i n n e l l . But the shower passed in a few minutes, leaving a strange, ghastly light over everything. During the lull, a distant roai was heard. And then, at a quarter to nine, before people had time to take refuge in their cellars, a f u r y struck the western edge of town. In an instant the air was foil of branches, splinters, furniture, and household goods as houses were blown away. A path two blocks wide was swept clean. In the north part of town this tornado met another one coming from the northwest. The united cyclone crushed the two main buildings of Iowa ( G r i n n e l l ) College and went roaring on its way. leaving a trail of woe and desolation. A few minutes later the town of Malcom was destroyed. Thirty-nine people were killed in G t i n n e l l and nearby. The damage to p r o p e r t y there alone amounted lo a quarter of a million dollars. Relics of the storm were found later as far away as Belle Plaine. Another bad tornado, ] 1 yean a f t e r the Grinnell tragedy, laic arms and homes of northwest owa in ruins. About 5 o'clock on the sUtry afternoon of July !, 1893, people living among the bluffs on the west side of the Little lioux river in Cherokee county saw two angry clouds, one in the northwest and the other in the southwest. They rolled up rapidly with deep, rumbling thunder and sharp flashes of lightning. About 3 miles northwest of Quimby the clouds met, and the roaring, whirling, savage tornado rushed eastward carrying ·leath and destruction over a path 55 miles long and 1,000 feet wide. Aa the greenish black cloud moved cast, people heard the noise "like a railway train" and saw the "swaying, bounding elephant's trunk of vapor" pick up buildings and tear the spokes from wagon wheels. Some sought safety in the cellar only to have the house above them torn away. Men, women, children and livestock were killed. Yet at one farm where the barn was blown away, four horsea in it were not hurt. Chickens, completely stripped of feathers, walked about with an air of consternation and amazement. The furious tempest constantly increased. It crossed Storm Lake and continued east along the Illinois Central railroad. "The sky was a fearful sight to behold." Fonda escaped when the hurricane swung to the south. But a few minutes later, at a quarter to seven, the storm struck Pomeroy. For about 10 minutes the rain fell in big drops and the wind blew hard. Then a lull. People came out of their caves and cellars. A moment afterward the town was blown away. In less than five minutes the ruin was complete. Four-fifths ot the houses were wrecked. Out of 1,000 inhabitants, only 21 families had no dead or injured to care for. Rain and hail drenched and pelted the survivors. Night covered the town with darkness. During the next two days 31 graves were filled in Pomeroy cemeteries. In all, 60 people lost their lives in that cyclone. Activity Hints. 1. Tell some stories about freaks performed by tornadoes. 2. Talk to the man in your community who reports rainfall, storms and crop conditions to the state weather and crop bureau. 3. Make a list of the names of d i f f e r e n t kinds of wind and explain what each means. 4. Read more about the Camanche and Pomeroy tornadoes in the eliat fame, provides a natural southern accent, aa a Mississippi steamboat captain. The plot, built around the love affair of Anne Shirley, "a swamp girl," and John McGuire, "a river man" -who has killed another man, has its climax in the steamboat race to Baton Rouge, with Will and Anne racing the "Clermont Queen" not only against Cobb's "Pride of Paducah" and the other boats, but against the hangman who is about to slip a noose around McGuire's neck. Maybe you can gueaa whether Will and Ann* arrive in time with "The New Moses" (Berton Churchill), Mississippi river itinerant preacher and prohibition lecturer, the witness who will save John McGuire from death. Francis Ford, drunken chief engineer on Will's boat, will be remembered as the tobacco spitting juror in "Judge Priest." a * * Boris Karloff, a fine mild mannered person whose brilliant talents are too often overlooked, has become such an ace as a bogeyman that he is able to scare even himself. In a dual role in "The Black Room," Karloff plays the parts of twin brothers, one a kind, beneficent gentleman, the other a veritable fiend. Marian Marsh, Robert Allen and Katherine DeMille are among the more prominent persons Karloff terrifies in this picture. On this same bill, playing through Tuesday at the State, are Ted Fio- Rito and band, "The March of Time' and a Will Rogers T-aveltalk. * · · Will Rogers, receiving the finest kind of support from Billie Burke Alison Sklpworth, Gail Patrick Sterling Holloway, Frances Grant and Frank Albertson, provides excellent entertainment in the title role of "Doubting Thomas," Strand feature through Tuesday. Miss Burke is cast as Rogers' stagestruck wife, while Miss Skipworth is the instructor of drama upon whom Miss Burke leans for spiritual sup port when Rogers refuses to concut in the opinion that the stage is hei career. "Palimpsest" for June, April, 1933. 1926, and O'Connor of Mason City Will Be Head Instructor for Course in First Aic CHARLES CITY, Sept. 30.--T. L Connor of Mason City will serve a head instructor for the first ak course to be given under the aus pices of the Red Cross and the Bo_ Scouts of this city. Any person l" years of age or over may enrol with Russell McMains at the Y. M C. A. for the course which will star Thursday. The enrollment will b divided into patrols made up of fiv members each. Next week: "Earthquakes." Charles City News pastor will relate incidents in the early life of the local church and organizations. Thursday night the anniversary dinner will be served. The exercises will be in charge of R. W. Eastman Friday night when Sunday school night will be observed. The exercises will close Sunday when the Rev. John Kern of O.sagc w i l l be the speaker at the evening service. Duncan, 78, Dies at Colwell; F u n e r a l to Be Held on Wednesday CHARLES CITY, Sept. 30.-- William D u n c a n , 78, died S u n d a y morning at the home of his son. Ray Duncan, near CoKvcll, f o l l o w i n g n few rtnys 1 illness of p n e u m o n i a . He had lived In this c o m m u n i t y fiTi years. Funeral services w i l l be held Wednesday a f t e r n o o n in the Deerfield Methodist c h u r c h a n d h u r i a l w i l l be in the cemetery t h e r e . He is survived by a twin b r o t h e r Robert 1 P lan - H f o r lh( D u n c a n and a. d a u g h t e r . Mrs .1 T ! hcl(1 h n r o Oct - 8 in Ul ° h l g h st ' h ° o1 Ktisterly, both of Colwell. The body m u W o n u m w h e n Miss Frances was brought to the Hauscr f u n e r a l Hayes, national instructor of the home. 1\ T. A., will conduct a school of i n s t r u c t i o n . Mrs. L. C. Schnknccht, Ccciar Rapids, president of the Regional Meeting of Parents and Teachers Is Planned for Oct. 8 CHARLES CITY, Sept. 30.-The Parent-Teacher council is making meeting to bo. Charles City Baptists Begin Observance of Eightieth Anniversary C H A R L E S CITY, Sept. 3 0 . - - T h e ' f i r s t of several services in ohserv- n n c e of the e i g h t e e n t h n n n i v c r . s n r y of the First. B a p t i s t c l u i i ' i l i was held yo.stenlav. Tho c h u n - h , t h o fir«l one in Charles C i t y , w.is n i Ranged J u l y 2J. 18.V. b u t owmj; to r e p a i r s on tho r h u r c h I he a n n i v e r - sary p r o g r a m was p o s t p o n e d . R u n d a y m o i n i n g , t h e Rev. A . A . K i d e o u t . pastor, retul t h o S c r i p t u r e from it B i b l e ?,.-i7 years o l d . Hi.s s e r m o n I was n u e x p l a n a t i o n of " H i s t o r i c Baptist Principles." In t h e e v e n i n g the Rev. F r a n k A n d e r s o n , B n p t i s t s t a t e secretary, preached t h e .sermon. Tho Rev. W. W. W i l l i i i m s of New H a m p t o n will he t h e main speaker Wednesday e v e n i n g and the northeast district, preside at the meeting. Mrs. F. A. Haffa, state membership chairman, will appear on the program and be available for conference w i t h membership chairmen. The counties in this district in- i hide A l l a m n k e e , Winneshicli. Fay- et.tr, Howard, M i t c h e l l , Chlrkasaw Hronier. B u t l e r , P d n c U h a w k a n d Floyd. Tho f o l l o w i n g program has neeii a r r a n g e d : 0 a. m,, r e g i s t r a - rom Fort Madison where he took L lcnry Pearson who wag sentenced :o serve one year in the penitentiary. He pleaded guilty to assault on Harry Wright. Classes in instrumental music under the direction of Frita K. Holcker, assistant supervisor of instrumental and vocal music in the pubic schools, have been organized in Ihe four grade buildings. Mrs. Brown Martin, who teaches near Floyd, found a box taken from the Gilclner-Bnckman store vsafe Thursday night. On her way home she found the box near the Floyd crossing. The contents i n c l u d i n g insurance policies and other papers of v a l u e to the owners had not been t a k e n . Clifford Yamlervoort, who plend- rd g u i l t y lo d r i v i n g while i n t o x i c a t ed was f i n e d SHOO by Judge M. F. Edwards. If he fails to pay Ihe f i n e he must servo five months In jail. Mrs. H. L. Mitchell, 305 West Clark street, who recently moved here from Rockford, has been appointed relief director for Calhoun county. Dr. E. W. Hitelster, retiring moderator of the Mitchell association of Congregational churches, will preside at the meeting to be held in New Hampton Tuesday. He will also lead a discussion forum in the afternoon. Several members of the l o c a l c h u r c h will n t l e n d the meetings. M a r v i n G u y R i p l r y has e n l i s t e d in l i n n ; P : l . r , singing, welcome a n d r e - i ( n ( . navy a n d w i l l take h i s e x a m i n a - sponse; fl:'!T, address, Miss Frances ; t o n in Dos M o i n r s O c t . i n . t i n y e s ; noon, l u n c h e o n ; 1:15, m e m - bership plans, Mrs. F. H. H n f f n : I :·!;·), Miss :ui dress. At Mason City T H E A T E R S By R. j. r. JUDGE IS ILL IN | KOSSUTH COURT Vlan Fined $100 for Failing j to Report Mishap; Two I Divorces Given. ! ALGONA, Sept. 30.--The Ko»suth county district court convened last week until Friday when Judge Davidson of Emmetsburg was taken 11 and went home. Instead of petit urors reporting Tuesday they will not report until Thursday. L. A. Winkel, who questionel all of the rand jurors, indicted all criminal cases except J. H. Lloyd, Wesley, charged with malicious mischief and wilful trespass. He was released from jail. Jack Burtiss entered a plea of guilty for failing to report an auto accident and was fined $100 and costs. Loretta Lloyd, Wesley, was ;ranted a divorce from J. H. Lloyd and was given custody of three minor children. Lillian · Mathison, Algona, was granted a divorce from Peter V. Mathison on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment. Stipulations were made when the divorce was granted. Frances Rutledge, Algona, filed for a divorce from Vern Rutledge charging cruel and inhuman treatment. She seeks custody of two minor children and asks $10 a month alimony for their support. Is Named Manager. EAGLE GROVE, Sept. 30. C. O. Dixon, who came here from Cowrie a few months ago to take the position of plant manager at the Wilson and company produce plant, has been promoted to the position of manager, succeeding Al Brooks, who has been transfered to the office of the company at Cedar Rap- icia. Mrs. Frerl R. M i n e r \vns hostess to a b i r t h d a y r.luh a I her h o m o Sat- F r a n f c s Hayes, second | u r d n y a f t e r n o o n . Mrs. Clarii. Day broke "nor n r m FARM AUCTION SALE I will sell, nn t h o f a r m 4 miles south and 1 ·'} miles ensl of V e n t u r a , 4 miles soulh and S 1 '. miles went of Clear Lake Wednesday, October 2, 1935 SALE TO BEGIN* AT I O'CLOCK 7 HEAD OF HOHSKS--8 vr. old mare, ivl. 1,400; 10 r. old marc, wt. 1,200; S \r. old man-, \v1. 1.200; 3 ROCK! w o r k mares; 1 yearling horso rolt. 35 HEAD OF CATTLE--15 head tnileli rows giving milk or will freshen noon, 2 y e a r l i n g slocrs, 8 head ralve*, 10 head .yearling heifers, fresh next spring. 67 HEAD OF HOGS---! Hampshire Brood Sows, 1 sow with 6 pigs, 10 head spring pigs, 40 head summer plgH, I Poland China male hog. 19 head sheep, 17 r\ve», 1 hiick and one we.ther. FABM M A C H I . N K R V , K.T . -- S a n r t w t r b h»y louder, ,lnhn Herri- .Ulr r » k r , John t t r f i r l»o-ro» r t i l l l v n l n r , John Ilccrr u l n e l r row c u l t i v a t o r , .lohn nrcrr com planSrr with 81! n«I* wire, inf ·*0-fHii hnrrow, John (f»rc K m l n r l r v n t n r , HI) tf.ft ; U'BKon and hn' rack, jind Itox, r h l r k r n crxip», 4 gcmr, 2 sflu harnr*n 'nrin- rellajiroUH article*. ' ' Corn In Fit-Id, flay and Chickens. One-haH of 117 neros of corn In field. 2 Macks wild hay. S slacks mixed hay, 60 chickens. TKRMS, ca*h or hxnkal!: not*-. MRS. LLOYD YOUNG, Prop. tt. A. Rf»m»tm«. AiK-flnnrrr Firs! Nal. Rank, Cl*«r Lake. Clerk Batteries $3.95 A gemfmo Wlllard for every pu rpose--A lit n- liadio, Fa rm Li I e. J A C O B Y Rititc'ry nnd Klectrlr, S e r v i c e 110 S. Dcliiwiirn I'lionn 819 The Parent-Teacher council h a n made plans to present four arlists on a concert course in the high school a u d i t o r i u m during Ihe w i n ter. The four dates include the following numbers: Tl/.a Niemack, vi- o l i n i s t and Maurine Parzybok, con- Malyas, d r a m a t i c Rcinhold Schmidt, baritone and Ruclolp Rcuter, pianist nnd Agnes McCay, soprano. A prop r a m will be give.n for the s t u d e n t s in the afternoon and for the public in the evening. iralto; Maria mezzo-soprano; Charles City Briefs C H A R L E S CITY, Sept. 30.--Mayor and Mrs. ]m Scoficld were call- j e,! to Marble Rock by tho d e a t h of j Mrs. Scofielci'a mother, M i s . M a r y ' U. Campbell. S h e r i f f B. F. A t h e r t o n r e t u r n e d Phone 22 If you wont to keep young-looking and attractive, stop doing the family washing. And Phone 22 for modern, dependable Laundry service. Ideal American Laundry when she fell n t the h o m e of her daughter and was t a k e n to the Cedar Valley hospital. Fred Wright of Nashua is a patient in the Cedar Valley hospital. Will MehiRin and Mrs. Herrchel Hamlley, Marble Rock nre patients in the hospital. Mrs. Louise V'enz has gone to Waterloo to l i v e w i t h her daughter, Mrs. Roy Keith and h u s b a n d . F. A. H u n t arrived in the city last week and has established a f u r n i t u r e and upholstery shop at 811 N o r t h Main street. Crcsco School Addition, Given PWA Approval, lo Include Many Facilities CUF.SCO, S e p t . I'.O. The P. W. A. project sponsored hy the local hoard of education for an a d d i t i o n a l school building in C.'reseo, has received the o f f i c i a l approval from federal PWA authorities according to the list released Saturday. This project calls for g r a n t of $58,000 which represents 45 per cent of the estimated cost of Si 30,000. The pro- j posed project provides for a new TYPICAL WILL ROGERS FILM DAILY LAUDS "PAGE MISS GLORY" Here's what the reviewer for Film Daily had to say about "Page Miss Glory" which started Monday at the Cecil: "Marion Davies is at her best in her i n i t i a l picture for W a r n e r Brothers. Mervyn LeRoy's long training in the comedy field is evident in his handling of the. laugh situations. This comedy, with its star-studded casl, should please at the box office. Patsy Kelly, Allen Jenkins, Al Shean, Joseph Cawthorn, Hobart Cavanaugh and Lionel Stander are among the able funmakcrs who make the laughs come fast and furious. Dick Powell, in a trim aviator's uniform, should make many a feminine fan's heart go pit-a-patter. Pat O'Brien is right at home as a fast-talking promoter, while Berton Churchill registers as a suave hotel manager. Mary Astor plays McHugh's girl friend, and Lyle Tal- boL a reporter, who is ready to oppose O'Brien. McHugh makes a composite p i c t u r e -- I h e photo h a v i n g the best features of l e n d i n g stars. The photo wins a b e a u t y contest and w h e n the promoters are, forced lo produce D a w n Glory, the m y t h i cal girl. M a r i o n , who is a c h a m b e r maid, comes to t h e i r rescue. Her h r a i i l y is so d a z z l i n g t h a t even O'Brien c a n n o t recognize, her. Powell, an a v i a t i o n hero, f i n a l l y wins Marion, a l t h o u g h O'Brien hires gangsters to keep them apart." » * * "Broadway Melody of 103fi" Is smashing box office records everywhere it is playing. Forty-five thousand dollars was a grand total at the Capitol theater in New York City for the first eight days. It is being held there for the second week. The f i l m features Jack Benny, radio comedian, and is billed at the Palace next Saturday. * * * I r v i n S. Cobb will IK-, starred by Twentiath-Century-Fox in a group of pictures during the next three years u n d e r provisions of a contract signed w i t h Darryl Zanur.k. First will bo "Everybody's Old Man,' f r o m an original story by Patterson M c N u l t nnd Milton Sperling. Cobb was i n i t i a t e d i n t o pictures by Hal Roach more t h a n a year ago in a group of .=.hort features. » * * Mrlro-GolilM.vn-Mayer plans to produce a "Broadway Melody" every year. 1,000 to Attend N.W. Iowa M.E. Conference at Spencer Six Days SPENCER, Sept. 30. JF--Spencer Methodist church will be host to 1,000 members of the Methodist conference of northwest Iowa here for a six day convention beginning Oct. 2. Dr. H. E. Hutchinson, pastor, Claude W. Baldwin, chairman of the housing committee fpr the church, and the Spencer Chamber of Commerce are in charge of the arrangements. The conference will he held in Spencer for the f i r s t time. 5 Units ^1| m^ Now ^-M f *L KARUJFF VMIh .Hat-Inn :.iarsii-- Hubert Allen -- Exclusive Shoivlnjc -"MARCH of TIME" 1 rfl_mitt_t / crt «* ws t I )1 t t r r pn 1 ! D A N C E AVALON BALLROOM MANLY, IOWA Tuesday, Oct. 1 CEC HURST And His Orchestra LADIES 25C GENTS 40C OLD-TIME DANCE Thursday, Oct. 3 MUSIC BY Kelly Brothers Harp Orchestra Admission 25c \Vlsrcrarklnr Thrnujch Kurope WILL ROGERS In a Travel Talk TED FIO RITO AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA III i comedy, "This Bnnrt Age" LATEST NEWS EVENTS WILL RO'GERS 'DOUBTING THOMAS" Added WARREN IXX\N T MUSICAL MICKEY MOUSE CARTOON "WORLD NEWS FLASHES" NOW SHOWING PAGE THE NATION! PAGE THE WOULD; PAGE THE UNIVERSE! Here's lovely Marion back . after nearly two years 1 MARION DAVIES "PAGE MISS GLORY" w i t h nicK POWKU, PAT O'BRIEN' .Mury A'ior-- Prank MrH'iltll A l t r n . I r n k l n s -- TnUv K r l l y I.sle Tnllxl -- Jor Cnwllmrn COM1NO HOON: l!lnu»ll« -Million r l r l n r c , BAER-LOUIS FIGHT PALACE FILM IS addition 76x125 feet, and remodeling of present plant. The new addition will include a e r n t r a i heating plant, mnmml arts d e p a r t m e n t , agricul- U i r n l d e p a r t m e n t , band room, auditorium and c o m m u n i t y hall, physical t r a i n i n g offices, 'locker rooms nnd storage space. The program will be s u b m i t t e d to the publie. for approval in the near f u t u r e . ,_. "Steamboat 'Round the Bemi," showing through Tuesday at the Palace, is typical Will Rogers. It has Stepin Fetchit, vacant minded, mush-mouthed Negro, who appeared with Will in "David Harnm." as tho man who went with the hor."»e when it was sold. Eugene Pallettc ns Ihe southern sheriff f i t s in with Will Rogers. Irvin S. Cobb of nov- Crowds! Crowds! Crowds! HELD OVER! ^" f ;^ WILL ROGERS in "STEAMBOAT ROUND THE BEND" A DRAMA -- MELLOW WITH HUMOR -OF THE OLD MISSISSIPPI. Coming Saturday: BIGGEST OF SCREEN MUSICALS! Stars of radio, screen, stage! Sure-fire song hits! Girls! Laujrha! Romance! Spectacle! Rhythm! Thrill*! "Broadway Melody of 1936" JACK BENNY, ELEANOR POWELL, ROBERT TAYLOR And 15 O t h e r .SlHr;*--Two Hundred Girls!

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