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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 23, 1934
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fe MARCH 23 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ELEVEN MRS, ROHN, 73, SHEFFIELD, DIES Spent 30 Years of Life in Bed With Illness; Rites to Be Sunday. SHEFFIELD. March 23.--Mrs. August Roha, 73, who had spent 30 years of her life confined to her bed with illness, died yesterday. She had been bedfast the past 20 years, suffering from rheumatism and at two previous periods of five years had been ill. Mrs. Rohn was born Oct. 1, 1860, in St Allen, Germany. In 1913, she came to America and had since lived with her son, Fred Rohn, east of town. Her husband died in 1891 in Germany. Surviving are her son, Fred; a daughter, Mrs- Marie Rohwetter of Hamburg, Germany; three brothers and two sisters in Germany and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home and at 2:30 at the Lutheran church here, the Rev. L. W. Reuther officiating. Burial will be in the Sheffield cemeterv. Charles CityNews Floyd Physician and Druggist Injured in Automobile Accident CHARLES CITY, March 23.--Dr. N. C. Flater, a physician at Floyd and R. O. Stone, a Floyd druggist, are in the Cedar Valley hospital for treatment following an automobile accident near Floyd. The injuries are cuts and bruises, one of the victim's eyes being badly bruised. Many Towns Will Send Declam Contestants to Charles City Monday CHARLES CITY, March 23.--The first pre-district declamatory contest in the state series will be held in Charles City Monday evening, March 27 in the high school auditorium. The state is divided into four districts with about 200 towns in each district. Towns competing in this pre-district contest are Allison, Charles City, Clear Lake, Fredericksburg, Greene, Hampton, Hubbard, .Nashua, Osage, Reinbeck and Iowa State Industrial school. Charles City will be represented by Virginia Castle in the humorous division. Many Badges Awarded to Scouts at Court of Honor in Charles City CHARLES CITY, March 23.-Many friends and parents attended the Boy Scout meeting last evening in the Legion rooms when awards were made at the court of honor James B. Miner, Jr., gave the address after which the life badge was presented to Allen Sar and the star badge to Dean Scherer. First class merit badges were awarded to Albert Fillenwarth, Robert Huber, Lewis Lapham, Carl Mueller, Robert Monroe, Chandler Smith, Frederick Crandall, Wendell Freeland, George Kinney. Keith Noah, Allen Sar and Dean Scherer. Frederick Crandall, George Kinney and Keith Noah received first class advancements. Thirteen second class merit b.idges and twenty-five second class badges were awarded. for the office of couaty attorney. Mr. Jones spent his boyhood here and later attended Iowa State college. He received his law degree at Iowa State university. All other candidates for offices are now in office, including everyone from coroner to state senator. Mr. Jones' filing makes Jen Grothe, county attorney, the only one having opposition. Manning and MacNider Will Speak at Rally CHARLES CITY, March 23.--W. G. Henke, district chairman of the Republican Service league of the fourth district, has sent out notices to all county chairmen that there will be an organization meeting and rally in Charles City April 10. After a permanent organization is perfected, Edwin C. Manning, mayor of Ottumwa and Hanford MacNider of Mason City will speak. Frank McPeak Held to Jury at New Hampton CHARLES CITY, March 23.-Frank McPeak who was arrested by Sheriff B. F. Atherton and turned over to the sheriff .at New Hampton was bound over to the grand jury there on bond of ?1.000. Saturday night license plates were stolen from a private garage in Nashua and Sunday a car was stolen while car was parked at Osage. Officers here noticed the Nashua plates on a parked car here Wednesday After watching the car all day about 10 p. m. McPeak unlocked the car and attempted to start it when he was arrested and turned over to Sheriff George Murray. A Gladstone bag in the car when It was stolen was found under a small bridge by a farmer and turned over to officers. SEEKS SEPARATION Returns From Santa Fe. CHARLES CITY, March 23.-Howard. Clark Brown, Woodcraft councillor and lecturer, who has spent six months at the Ernest Seton Thompson ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is spending Easter with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Brown. On his way here he visited several Woodcraft councils. Mr. Brown expects to spend several weeks at Lake Geneva, Wis., and Chicago before returning to the southwest where he will be in Albuquerque, N. Mex. Hansen Heads Y. M. C. A. CHARLES CITY, March 23.--A. M. Hauser is the new president of the Y. M. C. A. succeeding Jens Grothe who declined re-election. Other officers re-elected are W. B. Johnson, vice president; Alton Sanders, secretary and Merten Klaus, treasurer. CHARLES CITY BRIEFS Bum Gives Talk to Women on Switzerland CHARLES CITY, March 23.--The meeting of the Congregational church women yesterday was featured by a talk on his experiences as U. S. consul by Alfred Burri, who recently came here from Basil, Switzerland with his wife and small daughter. The high school male quartet sang two selections and Mrs. R. W. Stober had charge of the current religious news. Mrs. A. L. Miller presided at the business meeting and Miss Helen Morrison led the devotions. Mrs. A. R. Melrose and Mrs. Neville Allen poured at the refreshment table. Candidacy for Attorney Is Anou'nced by Jones CHARLES CITY, March 23.--The list of candidates for office is growing. Weston E. Jones, grandson of the late Amanda Jones of this city and son of tie late C. R. Jones of Ames, has announced his candidacy DANCE AVALON BALL ROOM Sunset Inn, Manly SAT., MARCH 24th TOM GATES And His Oxford Ballroom Orchestra TUBS., MARCH 27th AL MENKE'S ORCHESTRA LADIES 25c GENTS 40c CHARLES CITY, March 23.-Howard Kern, son of Mrs. Lydia Kern, who has been in New York city for a number of years, hag been elected one of the vice presidents of the Postal Telegraph company. Mrs. Floyd Momberg had a major operation in the Cedar Valley hospital yesterday. H. B. Rosencrans and August Youngerman are in the hospital for treatment. A number of Rockford women attended the White Shrine benefit party at the Gilbert hotel Wednesday. Other social events include two bridge parties by Mrs. J. E. Bathgate, dinner for small group by Mrs. Jones Heddens, birthday surprise on Loraine Bennett by her Sunday school class and party at home of Mr. and Mrs. George Harvey in honor of their fortieth wedding anniversary. Mrs. August Peterson BILLYS'CASINO CLEAR LAKE, IOWA DINE and DANCE SATURDAY NITE MARCH 24th TO North Iowa's Outstanding Pianist VERN DILLABER Request Your Favorite Numbers Cover: 25 Counle Katherine Bay, former New York show girl, applied .in a New York court fo-r $2,000 temporary alimony and counsel fees pending her suit for separation from Martin "Macoco" de Alzaga, wealthy Argentine. (Associated Press Photo). planned a dinner for 27 guests in honor of her husband's birthday. A. B. Benz received word of the death of his brother-in-law, J. B. Schneider, 75, at his home in Spokane, Wash. Carl Burnett was elected captain of the basketball team at a meeting attended by letter winners. He has also won letters in football and track. Schueler Named Head of Swea City Schools SWEA CITY, March 23.--At the school board meeting Supt. B. H. Parsons resigned and Armand Schueler was elected for the next year. Mr. Schueler has served as part time coach and manual training instructor the past year. Superintendent Parsons will retire from teaching and will practice law. DANCE Clear Lake Country Club Saturday and Sunday March 24, 25 You'll thrill at Bobby Griggs and his orchestra. Wonderful musicians. How they go to it: And the drummer--he's sensational. You'll have Better Time at clubhouse. 40c Per Person RICHAHl DIX I In "ACE 1 OF ACES" with ELIZABETH ALLEN RALPH BELLAMY COMEDY -- CARTOON MUSICAL AND NEWS OLD TIME CARNIVAL DANCE DENISON CLUB ON NORTH ROAD TO CLEAR LAKE Saturday, March 24 Music by BurnsteiiTs White Eagles Public Invited . . . Admission 25c Per Person AT THE ARMORY "THE UPTOWN DANCE SPOT" Mack's Novelty Orchestra SATURDAY, MARCH 24 This music will please you as before. Clean, convenient-catering to the discriminating. Watch for Cliff Kyes DECORAH LEASES SITE OF AIRPORT Work on Field Will Start Soon; New Air Route Is Considered. D E C O R A H , March 23.--Fifty acres of land to be used for an airport have been leased from John A. Jewell of Decorah township by the Decorah city council. The consideration was $7 an acre, with alfalfa rights reserved. The 4and was leased for a period of five years and work will be started on the field before April 1. H. B. Montgomery, president of the L. Tatro Products corporation, has offered to pay .$100 a year toward the lease, the city of Decorah to assume the remainder of the expense. A shorter air route may be established from the Twin Cities, through Iowa City. Rochester and Decorah. going south, when the local airport is completed. This route is already being considered as a possibility. Services at Goodell for Mayne, Resident of Hancock 54 Years GOODELL, March 23.--Funeral services were held Friday for C. C. Mayne, 84, who died at Fort Dodge. Mr. Mayme was born in Prussia, Germany and came to America with his mother in 1854. His mother died at sea and also his infant sister. Mr. Mayne and a sister four years his senior, continued the journey in care of their aunt. The voyage at this time consumed 34 days. They settled in Pennsylvania later going to New York state and then to Iowa. He lived in Hancock county about 54 years. The last four years he had lived at Fort Dodge. A son, Cecil, lives in Fort Dodge. A funeral service was held at Fort Dodge Wednesday in charge of the Rev. Arthur Peterson, pastor of the Epworth church. The Rev.) Harry Herlein had charge of the services here. At Mason City THEATERS A moral standard is like a hurdle. You can make the best horse fall by setting the hurdle too high for him. --Kewanee Star Courier. GRAND PRIZE CAKEWALK at Armory Tickets now on sale at Michael's Drug, KUlmer Drug, Unstable Drug, United Cigar. GENERAL ADMISSION 50c RESERVE 25c TUESDAY, APRIL 3 8:30 P. M. By R. J. I'. NEW STAR FEATURED "SCANDALS" A CECIL Alice Faye, former "Scandals" beauty and feminine lead in Rudy Vallee's radio programs, makes her screen debut in the top spot in "George White's Scandals," moving picture presentation of White's famous stage shows. With the unlimited scope afforded by motion picture technique this film edition of the "Scandals 1 ' promises to be more spectacular than any of the stage shows. It starts. a four day engagement Saturday at the Cecil theater. "Beloved," romantic story of musical genius and its struggles against the privations enforced by the practical, more material side of life, is one of the features beginning a four day run Saturday at the Palace. Gloria Stuart and John Boles should give capable portrayals of the leading roles. "Search for Beauty" completes the program, starring Buster Crabbe and Ida Lupino in a story of two internationally famous athletes who find themselves and their talents and reputations at the mercy of some profiteering slickers. * » i "SMOKY" IS STORY OF A KILLER HORSE Branded throughout the west as a "killer," "Smoky," a beautiful but man-hating horse, is finally tamed by a cowhand on a large ranch, only to be stolen a short time later and placed as a pitching bronc in rodeos. Victor Jory, in the role of ONE DAY ONLY TUESDAY, MARCH 27 The Famous W L S MERRY GO-ROUND ON THE STAGE IN PERSON Featuring all the favorite characters of this popular program Lulu Belle, Eddie Allen, Bill Vlckland, Hoosier Hotshots, Olaf, the Swede, Boh White, Three Hired Men, Vic Oakey. ON THE SCREEN- JAMES CAGNEY "Jimmy the Gent" the cowboy who won the horse's confidence, recovers Smoky after a long search. A good outdoor film, this picture ends its run Saturday evening at the Strand theater. * * * Klizabeth Allan's Intuits and Insinuations of cowardice force Richard Db: into the air service in the World war where he becomes a veritable "Ace of Aces," as the picture is called. Then, fearing for his life, she pleads with him to seek a transfer from the front, but it seems that his very nature has been transformed. Drama and action are combined in this picture which completes a two day run Saturday at the Iowa. * * * Lionel Barrymore in his latest vehicle, "This Side of Heaven," will be the midweek program at the Cecil. This picture involves the lives of five persons, members of the same family, whose ideas and natures are each different from the other. * * V "C'OMING OUT PARTY" WITH "HEAT LIGHTNING" "Coming Out Party" is one of the two features which begin a three day-engagement Wednesday at the Palace theater. Frances Dee is the debutante star and the story deals with her mother's efforts to launch her successfully on the New York social sea. The second film is "Heat Lightning," with Aline MacMahon in one of her best performances as the leading character. * *· * A return showing of one at Lionel Barrymore's better pictures, "One Man's Journey," plays Sunday and Monday at the Iowa. * # * "Take a Chance" is really no gamble at all. It's a cinch for dandy clever entertainment. At the Strand Sunday and the next two days. Mendenhall Gives Address. DUMONT, March 23.--About 60 attended the banquet Wednesday evening at the Evangelical church for the members of the basketball and baseball teams of the high school. L. L. Mendenhall, director of athletics at State Teachers college at Cedar Falls, gave a talk. Coach Franz Rausenberger acted as toastmastcr. FEATURE PICTURES ON -tfo SAME PROGRAM STARTS SATURDAY JOHN BOLES SINGS AGAIN in the MUSICAL ROMANCE OP THE CENTURY! Songs and music you'll never forget "Beloved --with-JOHN BOLES GLORIA STUART S E f l R C A DEflUTY with the 30 International "Search for Beauty" Contest Winners and lARRY'Bumr'XRABBE IDA LUPINO ROBERT ARMSTRONG JAMES GLEASON R O S C O E K A R N S T O B Y WING ENDS FRIDAY: "I'VE Got Your NUMBER" and "TWO ALONE" Mrs. Cuffel Funeral Is Held at Lake Mills LAKE MILLS, March 23.--Funeral services for Mrs. R. W. Cuffel, mother of Mrs. Homer Hill, wet\; conducted here at the Methodist church Friday afternoon. Mrs. Cuffel and her husband spent the winter with their daughter here and had just recently returned to their home in Waverly. She was 81 years old. She had been in poor health for some time. SURF BALLROOM Clear Lake EASTER MONDAY April 2 MAT. lac EVE. 2(le KIDS 10r NOW SHOWING ENDS SAT. NOW ON THE SCKHE.N That ever popular story of t h e most h u m a n horse ever captured. with Victor ,lory Irene Uentlry and Will James Added Subjretl "Hey Nuntiy HEY, FOLKS! ANOTHER BIG MIONITE SHOW SATURDAY NIGHT That tic Broad way musical hit! ElKht rca turoil players' and 101) girls! MUSIC! OIIU.S1 KOMANCE! 'TAKE A CHANCE" * JAMES DUNN *JUNE KNIGHT * LILLIAN ROTH * CLIFF EDWARDS HrllLIAN BOND * DOROTHY LEE * L O N A ANDRE + CHASMnROGERS STARTS SATURDAY! Ends Today! "MASON CITY LOCAL MOVIES" "3 ON A HONEYMOON" \ ^ f ** v ..o^'! v $\ I *' i i;l" :!'':; '*fek«"*»« 50 « -te'S^ rrea*^ \ ^ Xt t^ sG $cte^ 1 YOU'LL BE THE FIRST... to hear these catchy "5candais"song hits...Radio broadcasts are restricted... preserving for YOU the freshness of these lilting melodies: "Hold My Hand" "Sweet and Simple" "You Natty Man" "My Dog Loves Your Dog" "So Nice" "Six Women" Entire Production Conceived, Created and Directed by GEORGE WHITE ADDED ENJOYMENT! "THE CHINA SHOP" |I

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