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February 17, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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10 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 17 1931 RADIO CITY SEEN AS ACTUALITY IN 3 YEARS TO GOME Practical Television to See Completion of Joy Center. By C. E,' BUTTERFIEIJO Associated Press Radio Editor NEW YORK, Feb. 17. (ff)--Radio City, the huge entertainment center to be erected in Fifth Avenue, New York, will be an actuality Within three years, coincident with the establishment of .practical radio television, M. H. Aylesworth, president of the National Broadcasting company, declared today. Construction work on the large group of buildings, he said, should be well under way this spring, in keeping with plans that call for completion and occupation in 1934. To Correlate Branches. The enterprise is to correlate the theater, the movies, music and broadcasting, both sound and sight, within a single group of buildings. The basic idea, said Mr. Aylesworth, is to capitalize the potentialities of the present age of electrical entertainment. Besides two huge theaters, elaborate provisions are to he made for broadcasting, which will have separate facilities. In this part of Radio City, every possible provision is to be made for television, including special studios for the production of the visual programs. ; Explains Flans. Mf. Aylesworth explained that plans for the center, which will be built by the Rockefeller interests for the Radio. Corporation of America, and its associates, NBC and RKO, were being carefully worked out, necessitating considerable time. Those in. charge are co-operating with the Metropolitan- Opera company with the hope of its possible participation. Speaking of television Mr. Ayles- "CHEERFUL EARFUL" Just Say~ Charge It! After introducing the song hit, "Cheerful little Earful," in a Broadway revue, Hannah Williams, above, has asked for a release from the cast to settle down in life as the wife of Roger Wolfe Kuhn, below, son of Otto H. Kalm, millionaire banker. The two were secretly wed two weeks ago, according to reports. worth said, "I think three years more will be required before we can have pictures by radio that will approximate the quality now obtained with sound." Choir to Give Concert. LAKE MILLS, Feb. 17.--The Concordia choir of Concordia college, Moorhead, Minn., will come to Lake Mills, March 12 to appear in concert that evening. The high school glee clubs are sponsoring the program. Buy yourself a fine BULOVA MEN'S STRAP WATCH for accuracy and good style. This watch has proven, by actual test- to be dependable. MURRAY JEWELRY CO. M. B. A. BLDG. Will Compete at Fenton. SWEA CITY, Feb. IT.--A junior choir and a women's quartet will be sent from the local Methodist church to compete in the music festival to be held at Fenton tomorrow. TIP BY MELLON WAS NOT TAKEN , (Continued From Page I). March, 1929, as most folk doubtless will remember. Obviously, however, H cannot have been very easy for him to say so. Imagine!--if he had said so; if he had given it as his considered opinion, as secretary of the treasury, that stocks were away too high; that a smash was inevitable. Naturally the smash would have occurred--right then. Yes, and what would' businessmen have said about Secretary Mellon? --for "precipitating" it. Why, he would have been blamed for everything that has happened since then. Of course he would. Yet he was worried. He wanted to broadcast a warning- and he couldn't. * * ^ T HAT was just the time when President Hoover was organizing his cabinet. In my capacity as a chronicler of Washington eventc, I was making the rounds of the departments, establishing,^ news r e 1 a t 'i o n- ships with the holders of the various portfolios. In due sea- 'son, Secretary Mellon's continuation in office having been announced, I thot I ought to look in and refresh my recollactions of him. Accordingly, I applied to his Many at Outlook Meeting. DAVENPORT, Feb. 17. (UP) -Approximately 250 farmers from surrounding territory were here today for a farm outlook meeting. Federal and state expertS'Were here to address the group, which will bo primarily concerned with the future of the farm products markets. Clerk Gets 10 Years. LE MARS, Feb. 17. (#)--J. A. Siekler, former Plymouth county clerk, was sentenced to 10 years in Fort Madison penitentiary and fined 5400 after pleading- guilty to a charge 'of embezzling ?14,000 of county funds. Civil War Captain Dies. DAVENPORT, Feb. 16. (.T)--Captain John Robert Kirkman, 91, Civil war veteran died yesterday following an illness of three weeks. Rub BAUME BENGUE (pronounctd Ben-Gay) wcH into the forehead and · . tcMplei. The ht»d throb and discora- lsr*wi!l disappear almost immediately. To dear the head ir.ii a quarter tea- ipwm of "Ben-Gay" in a cup of boiling w:±r and inhale the vapors. You wiH bruthe freely ar oner. Head colds are usually the start fur chest eo'.-Is so use "Ben-Gay" the monieritthecold starts. Prescribed by physicians for over 30 years. «* A s k f o r ft ^ m J» Ban-Gay Accept No Substitute* Post Entertains Scouts. SIOUX FALLS, S. Dak.--The two Boy Scout troops sponsored by Harold Mason post 15 of the American Legion here were guests of the post at a recent meeting. The post gives the scouts financial assistance and provides the adult leadership. Remodel Post Home. AMHERST, Mass.--Amherst Post of the American Legion recently remodeled and redecorated its post home, spending 54,500 on the real estate and $1,100 on furnishings, according to Frederick Morse Cutler,, post historian. House Passes Haugen Bill. WASHINGTON, Feb. 16. IIP}--The house today passed and sent to the senate bridge bills which included the Haugen bill to evtend the time for completing the bridge over the Mississippi near Lansing, Iowa. ANDREW MELLON chief assistant, John'Kieley, for an audience. "All right," said Kieley, "here are two or three of the newspaper boys waiting to see him now. Go ahead with the rest of them." And in we went, without further formality. * * * THE venerable multi-millionaire ·1 was sitting at his desk, smok- icg a cigaret and looking as subdued and neutral as usual. There appeared to be no information of consequence to give out, and the affair passed off with half a dozen commonplace questions and answers. It was as we started to file out that the secretary raised a detaining hand, with the air of a man who has struck by an unimportant, afterthot, and we paused inquiringly. "You m-m-raight say," he observed indifferently (he stutters a little), "that I th-th-think this is a g-g-good 't-t-time to b-b-buy b-b- bonds." , * * * · THAT was all there was to it. 1 We newspaper chaps consulted outside for a minute, as to whether the bond suggestion ·amounted to anything.'We decided in the negative. A coupe of the others did include it in their "stories" but only perfunctorily. For myself, I disregarded it entirely, not having been looking for news, anyway, but merely for a "personality" impression. Not knowing the least thing about stocks and bonds, either one, the hint meant nothing in my young life. In fact,, hardly anyone paid a bit of attention to It--only, as I subsequently learned, the merest handful of singularly perspicacious individuals. * * * I CHANCED to meet one of them at the club not long ago--a friend of mine who has a little money--not much, as fortunes count nowadays, but a quarter of a million, maybe. Altho quite active In the markel 'during the early boom period, his astuteness in getting out of it unscathed has often been remarked on He was telling me about it. "Perhaps you remember," he sait (not knowing, of course, anything o my call on the treasury secretary) "that IS months or so ago Andy Mellon advised everybody to bu bonds. Somehow I got a notion tha he meant to say, not so much tha bonds were especially'promislng, bu that he didn't think a great deal o stocks any longer. So 1 closed ou right away. A man who isn't wid awake to auch inklings has no bus' ness playing the market." And, at these words, did I, indeed recollect that remark that Secretar Mellon stuttered? Migosh! it was a if a brick house had fallen on me. When a Child is FEVERISH, CROSS, UPSET Colic, gas, sour belching, frequent vomiting, feverishness, in babies and children, generally show food Is souring in the little digestive tract. When these symptoms appear, give Baby a teaspoonful of Phillips' Milk of Magnesia. Add it to the fJr«t bottle of food In the morning. Older children should be given a tablespoonful in a glass of water. This will comfort the child--make hfs stomach and bowels easy. In five minutes he 3s comfortable,] happy. It will sweep the bowels free of al! sour, indigestible food. It opens the bowels in constipation, colds, children's ailments. Children take'it readily because It Is palatable, pleasant-tasting. Learn its many uses for mother and child. Write for the interesting book, "Useful Information." - Address The Phillips Co., 170 Varick St.. New York, N. Y. It will be sent FREE. In buying, be sure to get genuine Phillips' Milk of Magnesia. Doctors have prescribed it for over 50 years. Present Flag Pole. LAKEVILLE, Conn.--One of th outstanding community service ac Ivities of the Hubert C. William Post 70 of the American Legion i the last year was the presentation of a 62 foot steel flag pole to the schools of Salisbury. Legionnaires also painted the pole. TWO LUMPS OR ONE? Billy Sclwyn and Llna Basquette, both well known in theatrical 'ields, enjoying the tete-a-tete luncheon on the Cabana Walk, at Miami Beach, Flo., where they are spending a vacation. At Mason City's THEATERS "The Bachelor Father," which will pen Wednesday at the Cecil the- ter, is Marion Davies 1 third talk- ng picture, her first two having \frtn ' "~Wa tanrta" an^ " e FIOTO- "Marianne Girl." The and new Metro-Gold- iryn-Mayer feature is an adaptation t the Belasco stage hit by Edward ihilds Carpenter anoT was directed or the screen by Robert Z. Leonrd, who last filmed "The Di- orcee." Ralph Forbes plays oppo- ite the star and the cast includes Aubrey Smith, David Torrence, ·uinn Williams, Nena Quartaro, lay Milland and Doris Lloyd. --o--· Frederic March, who is be;ng ailed as the newest "weakness" of eminine film fans, will be seen at he Palace theater starting Wed- esday in a picture that gives him chance to display romantic and omedy talents which he has hither- o held in abeyance because of the equirements of his roles. The pic- ure is "The Royal Family of Broad- ay," Paramount'.*? filmization of le celebrated stage play, "The oyal Family" which smashed the ecords of Broadway a season ago nd which has since had great suc- ess in stock company and touring ro_ductioris thruout America. "The oyal Family of Broadway" deals ith the doings of a family of actors ·ho have been leaders in their craft or generation after generation. This clan of great actors, known in ;he play as the Cavendishes, are een in a clever presentation of heir lives at home where the daily nd hourly topic of conversation is he stage which they have so long nd so gloriously dominated. .--o-One of the most liilurious prize ights in the history of the screen is j hown in "Hold Everything," the H-color, all-talking Vitaphone mu- ical comedy produced by Warner Jrothers. It opened Tuesday at the strand theater. One of the contestants in this comedy battle is Joe E. Brown, the famous comedian who las risen to new heights with the advent of the talking picture, and lie bout takes its place as the aughing high-spot of this enter- ainlng film. This ludicrous encounter Is one of the preliminaries to a main event which shows Georges Carpentier, noted French boxer and erstwhile opponent of Jack .Demp aey, striving to wrest new laurels from the heavyweight champion of the world, in a contest which ia filled with thrills and excitement. --o-Absorbing as life's own tangles is the theme problem Bebe Daniels faces in "Lawful Larceny," which is showing at the Iowa theater Tuesday and Wednesday. This picture has drawn the interest of women everywhere. Bebe plays the part of a wife who turns the tables on a love thief. Having lost her husband to the other woman, Bebe finds revenge and profit by stealing the other woman's lover. Sharing honors with Bebe is Lowell Sherman in the part of the vamp's philandering boy friend. Re-creating the role he played in. legit, Sherman gets the most from a character always hil- in the Kenneth ariously funny. Others staged-trained cast are Thompson, Olive Tell, Purnell Pratt, Lou Payne and Bert Roach. --o-"The Criminal Code" is showing for the last time Tuesday evening at the Cecil. --o-is playing "Going last time Tuesday The Wild" night. Paluce for the -o-"Cimarron" is decidedly an epic film spectacle. Like the Edna Ferber novel on which it is based and which it followed very closely, it deals with the struggle for laud In early Oklahoma, with its accompanying outlawry and unleased, rampant passions. Forty-three players, in addition tc? the thousands of extras, enact definite parts, for the production includes every character created by the author of this great picture, which in book, magazine or newspaper sized form, has been read by millions. Starred In "Cimarron" is Richard Dix. Opposite him is Irene Dunne. Others in supporting roles are Estelle Taylor, Roscoe Ates, George Stone and Eugene Jackson. The Cecil will play "Cimarron" one week starting Saturday. Lillian Leitzel to Be Buried in California; Husband Cancels Jobs COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 17. UP)--Lillian Leitzol, internationally known circus performer who died of injuries received in a fall when her apparatus broke is to be buried in California where she had hoped to spend the last years of her life. Alfredo Codona, her husband and himself a famous trapeze star, will leave here next Friday with Miss Lcitzsl's ashes. Heartbroken, he has cancelled all his contracts antl there is a possibility that he may never appear on a trapeze again. Norman Baker Given 10 Days to Submit Libel Suit Argument DAVENPORT, Feb. 16. /P)--Federal Judge Charles A. Dewey has given Norman Baker, proprietor of the Baker institute in Muscatine, 10 days to submit written arguments in support of his motion to strike out portions of the American Medical association's answer to Baker's $500,000 libel suit. Reardon to Be Honored. AMES, Feb. 17. #--The Horticultural club of Iowa state college will honor John Reardon, college gardener at its annual banquet, Feb. 20, for his accomplishments during the year. Reardon was selected this year for his work in producing new varieties of flowers, especially the development of a whito amaryllis. Are Guests of Grim"; Club. DES MOINES, Feb. 17. (UP) Members of the Iowa legislature will be guests tonight at a banquet at the Grant club. lowan in Montana Accident. BOZBMAN, Mont., Feb. 17. -P)-Richard Bonde, 58, Sioux City, Iowa, stock buyer, suffered bruises and a sprained leg- when his car overturned near Logan yesterday. Builds Sturdy Heal KELLY'S HARP ORCHESTRA OF OSAGE Will Flrty for the AMERICAN LEGION OLDTIME DANCE Saturday Night, February 21 AT THE ARMORY Admission Always 25e New ventilating system now in nowatlon. BAD' 0 ' Picture AWFUL 1ARCENV BEBEDANIELS VaMutf KENNETH THOMSON 7 LQWEILSUERM\N OUVETEU. A woman--thwarted in love -- t u r n s on her enemies and fights back with every weapon Got! gave her! COMEDY REVIEW - CARTOON IOC POPULAR PRICES 25c HITS HIGH NOTES Senorita I«onor Rosas, tutored in Los Angeles* by Adolfo De Ja Huerta, reaches the "C" above high "C" and then climbs one note higher on the scale to "D." Last Member of Post Number 1 of G. A. R. f Answers Final Muster LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17. UP)-All members of past number one, Grand Army of the Republic, have answered the final muster. Abram Henry Gorman last surviving veteran of the post, which was organized at Decatur, HI., April 6, 1866, was burled here yesterday. Gorman, a printer, published its rules and by-laws. !Ul Highway Not to Be Saved. IOWA CITY, Feb. 17. ff--Carl C. Riepe, Burlington, member of the state highway commission, told a delegation from Iowa City, West Branch and Tipton that the Herbert Hoover highway from Iowa City to Tipton will not be paved this year. ft* NOyFALUHG HAIR Treat your scalp -dress your hair --in one operation, keeps hair in place, adds luster. For the entire family: rdntts o f HAIR ROOT OIL STARTS Wednesday! I Try and Stop Laughing! BACHELOR FATHER with RALPH FORBES C. AUBREY SMITH Her daddy was a bachelor-and she won her way into h!3 heart! Merry Marion'i happiest hit! iTERRilFI Cms NUMSKUUU DEAR. NOAH -- DONT HITCH-HIKERS PAV THUMB TAX? K I I C V C K l E B E L f- D OH0 PEAE NOAH-^ CAN A UOVEft BE CALLED A SUlTofe, VMHEN HE DOESWTSO1THER? PCBT"KOliiTof* MOVIS JR. NOAH - HOW MANY SQUEAKS IN A HJNSB? F05»AN MCWAftvg. N.3" The Best For Less" Continuous Shows 4 Days Starting Tuesday Another Splendid DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM Kiddies Always EDMUND LOWE Originator of "Says You" Expression NOTE: TIME SCHEDULE Don't Bet On Women News Special at-1--3 :SO--(5:00--8:30 Gloriously Assisted By JEANETTE SlacDONALD and UNA A FIRST RUN PICTURE "Hold Everything" at-1:04--3:31--(:04--8:31 "Don't Bet on Women" at-- 2:21--t :51--7:21--9:51 tha greatest laugh makers of all times WINNIE LIGHTNER AND JOE E. BROWN "Hold Everything" With Sally WNeil, Georges Carpentier, Bert Roach and ABE LYMAN'S BAND ATTRACTION THBNYEEK STARTING WEDNESDAY Great Lover to Broadway! FOLLOWED BY A HOST OF REPORTERS AND A COUPLE OF PROCESS SERVERS. BY EDNA BUT That's Only Part of the Merry-Mad Comedy Re FERBER 'veallng; the Innermost Secrets ol "The Royal Family of BROADWAY" with FREDERICK MARCH INA CLAIRE MARY BRIAN A . · *** PICTURE YOUR LAST CHANCE TUESDAY JOE E. BROWN -- IN -- frfc GOING WILD' Request Day I EVERY - ONE OF THE BIG HITS IN AD- FRIDAY | DITION TO REGULAR FEATURE

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