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Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, March 14, 1936
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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 14 1936 KOSSUTH LEGION TO HEAR MURRAY County Meeting to Be Helc at Lakota; Auxiliary to Gather. LAKOTA--The American Legion and auxiliary will hold a joint county meeting here Thursday evening:, March 19, in the basement of the Presbyterian church. Ray Murray, secretary of agriculture, will be the main speaker. J. D. Lowe of Algona is also on the program as is Mrs. George R. Whistler, eighth district committeewoman of Coon Rapids. Winnebago county posts have been invited. At Mason City THEATERS Bj B. J. P. JEAN HERSHOLT STARS WITH QUESTS In "The Country Doctor," now at the Cecil, the world's five most famous baby girls are making their starring debut in a picture chockfull of .drama, suspense, comedy and romance. Jean Hersholt, ace of Hollywood character stars, is the doctor. After years of unstinting devotion to his people, he finds himself faced with a desolate old age. The enmity of the company manager, his own in MASON CITY SCREEN ATTRACTIONS OPENING ON THE SATURDAY MIDNIGHT SHOW, THE STATE theater will show the muph talked about picture, "l Found Stella Parish," featuring Kay Francis. Ian Hunter and Paul Lukas head the supporting cast. A SCENE FROM THE NEW HAROLD LLOYD FEATURE, "The Milky Way." The film is said to be Lloyd's funniest, and co-stars Adolphe Menjou and Verree Teasdale. "The Milky Way" Is the current attractions at the Palace theater. A stage show, "Major Martin's Amateurs, will be presented at ' :fO p. ra. Saturday only. CURRENT FEATURES CECIL -- Starting Saturday, Dionne Quintuplets in "Country Doctor." PALACE--Starting Saturday, "The Milky Way" and "One Way Ticket." STRAND--Through Saturday, "Singing Vagabond," "Suicide Sqcad" and serial. Starting Sunday, "A Night at the Opera" and "Dangerous Intrigue." STATE -- Through Saturday, "To Beat the Band," "Fast Bullets" and serial. Starting Sunday, "1 Found SteUa Parish" and "Annie Oakley." sistence on a. hospital for Ms post, lias cost him his position. Called on one last errand of mercy, he helps to bring a startling brood of quintuplets to the earth. And, in a short time, the circumstances are reversed with the doctor the recipient of highest honors, the hero of an excited world. June · Lang and Michael WhaJen are prominent in the supporting cast, coupled in romantic roles. . * * * HAROLD LLOYD, THE FIGHTING MILKMAN A 12- year -record went the way of most records when Harold Lloyd signed a contract calling for his starring sevices in "The Milky Way," which opened Satuday at the Palace theater. The spectacled comedian has produced independently for this length of time. His popular farces were under his own auspices. "The Milky Way" had been offered to Lloyd by a literary agent at PEGGY CONKLIN AND LLOVD NOLAN IN A SCENE FROM the ffim now plying at the Palace, "One Way Ticket." The second feature on the bill is Harold Lloyd s new reiea'se, "The Milky Way." a low figure. Lloyd at the time reused, having a number of irons in iis screen fires. When Paramoun iurchased the play, arid made over ures to Lloyd, he accepted with lacrity. He knew that the story and haracterization provide him with a art perfectly suited to his talents In "The Milky Way" the comedian as a sort of Mr. Milquetoast role le is a timid milkman who sudden y finds fame through his deftness in ucking blows. When the middle veight champ, during a brawl mocks himself out (how it happens DANCE DENISON CLUBHOUSE Tuesday, March 17 Ked Wilson and Jimmy Flemming's 6-Piece Orchestra ATTRACTIVE 3-ACT FLOOK SHOW $10 Bill to Be Given Away Everybody Invited! 35c Per Person Sponsored by Cerro Gordo County 1'oniiB Democratic Club COMB AS LATE AS 9:00 SEE SAT. AND SUN. Ends Tonite HUGH HERBERT A Laugh Riot To Beat the Band TOM MIX Chapter No. 5 Miracle Rider TOM TYLER 1936 Action Thriller Fast Bullets Preston, Foster Melvyn 1 Douglas Moroni Olsen'- Pert Helton V flndy Clyde is one of the droll surprises of the picture), the milkman gets all the .credit, and becomes contender for the title. His supporting- cast consists of Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack, William Gargan, Dorothy Wilson, George Barbier and Lionel Stander. On the same bill ie "One Way Ticket," a fast moving story of racketeering. # * * Two of the better pictures of the last few months, Kay Francis' "I Found Stella Parish" and Barbara Stamvyck's "Annie Oakley," are billed, to start Sunday at the State, with the former film scheduled to be specially previewed following the regular bill Saturday night. With Miss Francis are Ian Hunter, Paul Lukas and. Barton McLane, as well as several other fine supporting players. This is a fine show from any standpoint. * * * The four Marx brothers keep you laughing from beginning to end of "A Night at the Opera." which was billed to start after the completion of the regular Saturday night bill at 11 o'clock at the Strand. Continuing through Tuesday with this fine musical comedy is "Dangerous Intrigue." Mrs. Shafer Funeral Conducted at Greene GREENE--Funeral services for Mrs. Adam Schafer, 64, who died at her home Tuesday, after an eight days' ilness. were held at the local Lutheran church Friday afternoon, the Rev. 'E. A. Bischoff officiating. Mr. Schafer died Dec. 15, 1935. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carroll Riggins and Mrs. Clifford Smith both of Greene; two sons, Carl of Custer, S. Dak., and Albert of Greene; two brothers, Tred Stabenow of Greene and Cari Stabenow of South Dakota, and a sister, Mrs. George Uker of Greene, and 16 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. FEATURED IN "THE COUNTRY DOCTOR," FOX'PICTURE IN which the Dionne quintuplets make their dramatic debut as feature- length film stars, are Jean Hersholt and Dorothy Peterson, a story which blends drama, comedy and romance in the saga of a backwoods doctor, now showing; at the Cecil. FRANKLIN VETS i PLAN MEETING Legion and Auxiliary Will Gather at Sheffield Tuesday Night. SHEFFIELD -- The joint meeting; of the Franklin county American Legion post and Auxiliary units will be held in the Memorial hall here Tuesday evening. March 17. The meeting was to have been held Jan. 30. Among the speakers on the program are Frank Champlin, Holmes; Joe Gunderson, Eagle Gtove; Vic Sieverding, Gmndy Center. Legion and Auxiliary members from Thornton, Rockwell and Mason City have been invited to attend. Christ Johnson Funeral Held in Decorah Church DECORAH--Funeral s e r v i c e s were held for Christ Johnson, 73, who died at his home on Decorah avenue after suffering s e v e n strokes. The services were held in the First Lutheran church, with the Rev. T. A. Hoff officiating. Ten children survive, Olaf, Chicago; Mrs. Carl Johnson, Kensett; Mrs. Harry Brooks, Mrs. M. Musser, Mrs. August Dotseth, Mrs. Henry Landmeyer. Mrs. Charles Johnson, John and Peter, all o£ Decorah. The ' widow also survives. Move From Buffalo Center. FERTILE--Mr. and Mrs. Berg- ,.;(! dall and children from Buffalo Center moved to the J. A. Johnson farm. ^ THE THREE MARX BEOTH- ers in "A Night at. the Opera," is the attraction opening on the Saturday midnight show at the Strand theater. The picture continues through Tuesday with "Dangerous Intrigue," starring Ralph Bellamy, Gloria Shea and Joan Perry. Iowa U Commencement Dates Are Announced IOWA CITY -- Its seventy-sixth commencement will occur at the University of Iowa between May 28 and June 1, with events scheduled for seniors and alumni. Highlights of the affair will be alumni day May 30 when more than 1,000 graduates are expected to return for reunions of 54 classes, from 1876 to 1931; and the formal commencement exercises, June 1, with degrees to go to some 900 persons. Daughter, 3, Dies. BURT--Marilyn, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Eosworth, died at her home near here Friday morning, following- an illness of several months, with an enlarged heart and liver. She is survived by her parents and two older sisters. "ANNIE OAKLEY, ' ring Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster and Melvyn Douglas opens Sunday at the State theater. Daughter Is Born. LAKE MILLS -- Mr. and Mrs. Dale Cooley are parents of an eight pound daughter born Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Cooley's .parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Twito. Two From Radcliffe Injured in Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS -- Clarence and Raymond Hanson, Radcliffe, driving east on Rocksylvania avenue Friday afternoon, crashed into a truck at the Chaplin sales pavilion. Both men were cut and bruised on the head. Clarence, is in Ellsworth hospital for treatment. Raymond was able to return to his home after his injuries were dressed. The accident took place when a truck headed east, turned into the driveway of the sales pavilion. Plan District Session. HAMPTON -- Members of the fourth district division of the Iowa Society of Osteopathic physicians and surgeons will hold an all-day meeting- at the Cooney hotel here Monday. A banquet will be served in the evening. Dr. Arthur D. Becker, president of Des Moines Still College of Osteopathy, will be a speaker. D A N C E AVALON BALL ROOM Manly, Iowa TUESDAY, MARCH 17 St. Patrick's Day Carnival and Dance, Squakers, Horns, etc.. Free Music By JACK ALLEN AND HIS ORCHESTRA Ladies 25c Gents 40c Old Time Dance THURSDAY, MARCH 19 Music By THE JOLLY NORSEMEN Admission 25c Coming--Tuesday, Mar. 24 AL MENKE Returns From Chicago. STILSON--W. W. Cooney returned Wednesday from Chicago where he went to attend the funeral of a brother. STILL THE PLACE TO GO SATURDAY FREDDIE MAUCK and His Orchestra A Wonderful Dance Band ST. PATRICK Bob Snyder and His Orch. TUES., MARCH 17 Ladies 26c Gents 40c CARNIVAL FAVORS FREE CIGARETTES at Bargain Prices! GREAT FEATURES Now Showing LLOYD'S FUNNIEST PICTURE Harold goes to town as the timid milkman who k- o.'s the world champion . . . and wins himself a couple of headaches and Xie gal he loves! HAROLD LLOYD --IN"THE MILKY WAY" --WITH-Adophe Menjou - Verree Teasdale Helen Mack - William Gargan George Barbier Dorothy Wilson 2nd BIG FEATURE: Romance flames in a hell of loneliness . . . as a girl defies the criminal code--for love! Mat.26c-Eve.36cL On the Stage: SATURDAY NIGHT, 10:45 MAJOR MARTIN'S AMATEURS Presenting a big array ol Mason City's future radio entertainers in competition for cash prizes: THE CHATTOW FAMILY The Musical Jfavajos From Arizona MABEL ADNEY Dramatic Reading Geraldine Chaffin Phyllis Lee MARY FARMAKIS Song and Dance MARY LOU RISE Novplty Tap BROER'S ACCORDION ORCHESTRA TONITE MkJ-l!hl5 BIG UNITS GENE AUTRY in "THE SINGING VAGABOND" TAILSPIN TOMMY in the "GREAT AIR MYSTERY" Norman Foster, Joyce Compfon in "SUICIDE SQUAD" News Flashes Starts MIDNITE SHOW CONTINUES SUN. MON. TUES. WITH win,- "DANGEROUS INTRIGUE" RALPH BELLAMY, GLORIA SHEA, JOAN PERRY 1 i 1 I f- Ill The Picture You Couldn't See 'Till Now! I Today at Their Most Irresistible Age . . . the Quints coo . . . croon [ . . . . "act"! F i v e f u 1 1- fledged stars In a f u l l length feature .^picture! Yvonne Gecile" Marie -Annette · Emelie THf COUNTRY DOCTOR r Special TONIGHT 10PM. JEAN HERSHQLT JUNE UNG-SLIM SUWMERVItlE MICHAEl WHAIEN · DOROTHY PETERSON ('holographed under the technical (UDerminn of Or. Allan Roy Dafoe -- PLUS ,, WALT DISNEY'S SILLY SYMPHONY "MUSIC LAND" Matinee Prices SUNDAY Until 3 P. M. COMtNG-WED. AND THURS. Another Big Stage and Screen Show! -- STAGE -Mi v 1 ./A! f f ' FEATURING GLEN DALE AND HIS MASQUERADED AND INCLUDING A HOST OF OTHER ENTERTAINERS -- SCREEN -VICTOR FREDDIE McLAGLEN BARTHOLOMEW "PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER" " V ,

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