The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 18, 1931 · Page 7
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 18, 1931
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f FEBRUARY 18 1931 LONDON GALLS FILM ACTRESS Homesickness Grows and Edna Best Leaves Gilbert to Start Back. HOLLYWOOD, Cal., Feb. 18. UP --The lure of the films faded and flickered out for Edna Best while homesickness for dear ol'. Lunnon grew. The English girl, brot, here for what Hollywood considered her "big chance," left handsome John Gilbert '.vaiting at the camera yesterday as a result. She just walked out, leaving him, a large cast, an irate director, technicians and all who had gathered at the Metro-Goldu'3'n-Mayer studio to begin work on "Cheri- Bebi." John Robertson, the director, tore his hair when Miss Best failed to appear. Gilbert, whom she was to support in the cast, paced the floor, and the large cast waited. A messenger boy arrived on the scene with a telegram. It was from Miss Best, filed as she passed thru Needles, Cal., en- route to Eng-land, London and the husband she left behind. It said: "Please forgive me. I am on my way, back to London and my husband. I am awfully homesick and oesides I am just afraid I wouldn't be any good .in the picture.- Edna Best." Leila Hyams, who had played opposite Gilbert in other pictures, was summoned to replace Miss Best. Supervisors of Hancock 5 and Wright Assemble to Hold Drainage Heaving: GARNER, Feb. 18.--The board o supervisors of Wright county, anc the Hancock county board had a joint meeting at the courthouse. Re classification of drainage districl No. 121, Wright county, and No. 54 Hancock, were up for hearing be fore F. W. Senneff, drainage attorney for Hancock and Attorney Archard of Wright county. TO HUNT BIG GAME . Anniversaries Honored at Gathering in Rud RUDD, Feb. 18.--Mr. and Mrs Paul S^lker entertained in honor of their wedding and Mr: Birkholz's birthday anniversary each of which occurred a few days ago. Those present were the William Birkholz Art. Barnstein and Leo Birkholz families, Leo Birkholz of Mason City and Mrs. Gunn of Charles City. Study Club Banquet ^ -A Held at St. Ansgar j"i-jlT«:_-.-VtV:i-'." · - . - . ',,' -- ' - - 13T. ANSGAR; Feb. 17.--The annual Study club banquet was held Monday evening at the schoolhouse. The Rev. Carrie Lucas of Colwell gave the main address and Miss Anna Olsen acted as toastmistress for the occasion. Thirty-three attended. The sophomore home, economics class had charge of cooking and serving. Gladys Gilbertson was the dining- room manager and Florence Miller was the kitchen manager. | Pneumonia Fatal to Man Near Scarville SCARVILLE, Feb. IS. -- Andrew jSrudvig, farmer east of here, died yesterday morning. Death wag due I to pneumonia and complications. He lia survived by his wife and several t,fchildren. Only 3 Buys Left to Buy ( A r t i f i c i a l Teeth) FOR $10.95 Thru a fortunate purchase ot materials, we are enabled to make this wonderful offer until March first only. VULCANITE PLATES ARE STILL THE BEST AHho many new materials have been experimented with--Vulcanite Plates are still the best. This unusual offer includes any Vulcanite plate in MAROON BROWN LIGHT RED GOLD DUST Visit the nearest "Craven" Plate Shoppe as soon as possible. It will pay you to go many miles to take advantage of this offer. Raclusivo Plate "Shoppes 18 First St. S. E,, Mason City 306 Eighth St. 40B Locust Des iWoines d Press Photo Alicia Patterson (above), American aviatrix and writer, and Elizabeth Chase of Chicago, who recently arrived at Singapore on an air tour, plan to fly to French Indo-Chlim to hunt big- game. THE EDITOR'S MAIL BAG (Continued From I'IIBO 3. never changed, but when he held Lincoln's hat at the inauguration, offering his services to defeat secession, calling upon his partisans to support Lincoln, we volunteered by the thousands. Stephen Arnold Douglas never would have given his allegiance to a dishonest, ignorant hypocrite. They were political rivals, but personal friends, holding each other in the highest esteem, as Douglas clearly demonstrated. He was as ardently hated by secessionists as Lincoln wag; they were both Union men, and but for them there would be no United States of America today. U. S. Grant, John Logan, Billy Sherman, Pap Thomas, all Douglas democrats, · supported Lincoln. iYould they have done so if he had seen what this critter, ^Masters, with the villainous mug, * claimed lim to have been? No! everlasting- y no! They acknowledged as their commander in chief a great man. an honest man, an indefatigable vorker, a sincere man, a sympathetic man grieving over the terrible calamity of death and destruction .hat overwhelmed us in 18G1. M. T. GRATTAN, Past Commander Post 122, G. A. R. Missionary School to Close. . DES MOINES, Feb. 18. (/Pi--The national offices of the Methodist Woman's Home Missionary society said changing- conditions in missionary work and teaching would cause :he closing- of the Iowa national training school for missionaries here June 1. Lost ireirs Left $1,000. SIOUX CITY, Feb. 18. /P-- ·"rank Bicknell of Reno. Nev. left 11,000 of a .?5,000 estate to Allen and Daisy Bicknell, niece and lephew, who were left in an orphan- ige here in 1901. Addresses of the heirs or their parents are im- cnown, however. $10,000 Left to College. FAIRFIELD, Feb. 18. (/PI--Parsons college officials announced a bequest of 510,000 from the estate of Miss Elizabeth McElhinney, who died Sunday in Los Angeles. Smolcft Inspectors Resign. DES MOINES, Feb. 18. OP)--Saying they would not be responsible for "bad conditions in Des Moines" thru the city's refusal to employ a smoke inspector, six members of the Des Moines smoke abatement commission offered their resignations to the city council. Florence Holhronk Is Aviatrix. OSAGE, Feb. 18.--Florence Hoi- brook, whose childhood horns was Osage, has made her s bow to the public as an aviatrix. Hec father, Herbert Holbrook, was principal of Washington school here 20 years ago. The family moved to Montana where Mr. Holbrook died a few years ago. fowan leaves $M44,0(i5.10. DKS MOINES, Feb. 18. UP--An appraisal report filed with the state treasurer indicated that the late George B. Peak, president of the Central Life Assurance company, left an estate of $1,444,065.10. Postnffino Addition Planned. ATLANTIC, Feb. 18. (INS)--An annex to the Atlantic postoffice is to be built soon, according to advices that have been received here from Congressman Charles E. Swanson, at Washington. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTIJ DRYS WILL TEST PUPIL ATTITUDE New Method Inaugurated for Teaching Prohibition in Sunday School. CHICAGO, Feb. 18. (/D--The in- jternational council of religious education announced today that it had inaugurated a new method of teach- ing temperance in the Sunday schools, part of which would involve tests of the pupil's instinctive feelings toward the subject. The tests are to be made by asking the pupils to cross out as fast as they read them the words which are disagreeable to them in the following list: "Anti-saloon league, bootlegger, beer, alcoholism, saloon, law enforcement, padlock, Canadian plan, wine, cocktail, temperance, hootch, propaganda, prosperity, beer stein, Capone, coast guard, home brew, pledge signing, racketeer, local option, Volstead, w. C. T. U., Jones 7- law, rum runner, machine gun, law observance, personal liberty and Hoover cgmmission." Each word test, the council said, would be followed by another !n which the student will be asked to indicate rapidly the truth or falsity of various statements on the subject, such as: "Alcohol is a poison." "Alcohol increases'happiness." Sponsors of the idea said the new method would be used in 52 denominations, representing 85 per cent of the protestant church membership in the United States. Date of Rock Falls Declam Is Changed ROCK FALLS, Feb. IS. -- The state declamatory contest for the sub-district that includes Mason City, Plymouth, Rockwell and Rock Falls, will be held in the gymnasium here Tuesday evening, Feb. 24, instead of Feb. 27 as first planned. DES MOINES, Feb. 18. . Retail do tillers Finn Banquet, business meeting and a banquet were set as concluding sessions of Die retail clothiers' convention here. C. \V. Rossman of Cedar Rapids was chosen president of the Men's Apparel club, associated with the Traveling- Clothing Salesmen o f ) Iowa. Compulsory Training Condemned. WATERLOO, Feb. 18. (INS)-At a joint meeting of the Waterloo and Dubuque district Methodist ministers, representing- the northeastern -section of Iowa a resolution was adopted which condemns compulsory military training in Iowa colleges. Light Snow and Rain in Portions of State DES MOINES, Feb. 18. (.-D--Light rain or snow fell in many portions of Iowa last night and this morning but in a few instances was the precipitation more than a "trace." Charles D. Reed, government weather forecaster, held out small hope, for a general rainfall. Seed loans will solve the problem of farm people who know how to hibernate until warm weather.--Al- tocma Tribune. ~"O Vi " 'C \ ^; A £ \ « :^*a V f® K Si-iry. -, :^ ^ K *Xi \*/t; ' * 1 ^^M ^ / , ;'\|' , '' \^l - ' -f' S M "- ' ; ; bit*..; "J * ,1 -'*' /-- i '/ ^ i/v A-A s i ** *?/ ^ no more I /^\1 / andUri! \ -.1 ^ t\ m% Would you like to make delicious coffee every time? You can! There is coffee success in every spoonful of Butter-Nut. 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