Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 26, 1931 · Page 14
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 26, 1931
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MASON CITY GLOBJS-GAZETfE FEBRUARY 26 193 SELLING OUT * Entire Stock To buy from this High Grade Stock of Men's and Boys' Clothing, Furnishings and Shoes at Such a, Big Reduction. Men's Wool SUITS VALUES TO $30 They must be good if they come from , RAY E. PRUSIA CO. The best suits that you can buy at this large cut in price at-- Others Reduced to J17.98 MEN'S 'WOOL O V E R C O A T S Values to 830, While They Last NEW SPRING HATS ?5 and $6 Quality , ,.89 RAY E. PRUSIA CO. 109 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. MASON CITY, IOWA JURY PICKED IN BRIDGE MURDER Two Unmarried Men and 1C Married Men to Decide Woman's Fate. KANSAS CITY, Feb. 26. UP)-Taking of testimony was to begin today in the murder trial of Mrs Myrtle A. Bennett, 35, accused of shooting her husband,-John G. Bennett, following an argument over a bridge game. The jury, including- 10 married and two unmarried men, was chosen last night. James R. Page, prosecuting- attorney, announced he would ask life imprisonment for Mrs. Bennett, accused of shooting her husband, wealthy representative of a perfume company, in a quarrel which broke up a bridge game in their apartment Sept. 29, 1929. Pastor Is Honored at Burt With Party LUVERNE, Feb. 25.--A farewell surprise party for the-Rev. and Mrs. P. Braner was given at the high school gym. Three hundred members of the Lutheran congregation attended. Several talks were given, several instrumental numbers played by the orchestra and a young men's quartet sang several sacred numbers. Fred Tiede, in behalf of the congregation, then gave the honor guest a present. The Rev. Brauer preaches his first sermon as pastor of the Trinity church of AI- jjona Sunday afternoon when he will be installed as pastor by the Rev. Richmann of Burt. Barge Line Activities Will Open 1 During March FORT MADISON, Feb. 26. (UP) --Barge line'activities on the upper Mississippi will open here in March. It has been anouuced. The first tow will leave St. Louis on March 28 and will probably arrive in Fort Madison March 28. The tow will arrive at the Twin Cities on April 3, according to the tentative schedule. On 'the following day the first southbound tow will begin its trip, scheduled to touch at Dubuque on April 3, Fort Madison April 7 and St. Louis, April 9. New Apartment House Planned. DES MOINES, Feb. 26. (UP)-Plans have been drawn for a new apartment hotel to contain 50 apartments which will be constructed here, according to an announcement by the Atlas Securities company. The building will be erected with-a view toward answering demands for apartments close to the business section. ·J Put this uncter the head of SAVI in your BUDGET BOOK H OW would you like · servant that Mve* you part of your homfbold money cadb ·week-- that gives you leisure for the theatre, bridge, or other relaxations? 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The compact General Electric motor consumes far less current. Cabinets are All-Sceel, with maximum food capacity, and raised on legs to permit ease of sweeping. See the complete line at our showrooms. GENERAL © ELECTRIC A L L - S T E E L R E F R I G E R A T O R COMM3RCTAL REFRIGERATORS · ELECTRIC WATER COOLERS · ELECTRICMIIK COOLERS Jim at in lit Ctairal Eltitrit Pnttaa, Irtadait nirj SatttrJaj naiat in * atmn-uiitt N. B. C. ntlmrk PEOPLES GAS ELECTRIC CO. VJ and For Better Appliances" LOVE BETTER THAN CAREER Widespread - comment was caused in Hollywood's movie circles when Edna Rest, noted English actress, suddenly decided to do a-walkout in the midst ot her film work. Saying ehe was lonesome for her husband, who was in New York, Miss Best deserted the cast in which she was playing and entrained for the east. She is shown above at the Itt. G. M. offices, New York, after she agreed to return to Hollywood, but this time she's taking her hubby, Herbert Marshall, with her. At Mason City's THEATERS "Cimarron" will continue at tho Cecil thru Friday. AH the characters of the Edna Ferber novel live in this massive production. Richard Dix is starred as Yaucey Cravat and opposite him is Irene Dunne. Some of the most magnificent acenery so far filmed, in beautiful photographic compositions, forms the background for "The Right of Way," which will continue thru Friday at the Palace. Conrad Nagel, Loretta Young and Fred Kohler are featured in this highly dramatic and human love story of the north woods. Pirates of history, celebrated for their hair-raising deeds, fail into the imateur class when compared to the bold sea-raider as portrayed by John Halliday, the title role of "Captain Applejack," Warner Brothers romantic comedy which is playing at the Strand theater Thursday and Friday. Captain Kidd, Blackboard, Sir Henry Morgan and other famous buccaneers of the high seas would have approved the technique, of that post-graduate of pi- rateering Captain Applejack. In :his laughing, melodramatic romance Halliday is seen both as a pirate-for-a-night and as a pam- iered English gentleman who yearns for adventure. ·--o--· Hoot Gibson, who has thrilled the hearts of young and old with his daring adventures and clever comedy in his western pictures for a. lumber of years, will be seen again In hla newest drama of the west, "The Concentratin' Kid" whioh comes to the Iowa theater Friday and Saturday. The romantic theme in the film is supplied by Kathryn Crawford who appears as the radio singer.' She introduced the song number "I Want My Man'of the Golden West." Ono of the most sensational successes the stage world has known "The Easiest Way," is now a talk- Ing picture and will open at the Cecil theater Saturday. "The Easiest Way" presents as its star the deft and beautiful Constance Bennett of "Common Clay" and "Sin Takes a Holiday." "Laura," one of the keenest, clearest studies of a woman's emotions ever written, js gloriously presented by Richard Bennett's talented eldesfdaughter. She makes very human indeed the girl of the city who seeks a way out of poverty, only to find her mistakes blocking her path when love finally comes into her heart. "Sit Tight" Is the name of the new Warner Brothers comedy featuring Winnie Lightner and Joe E. Brown but sitting is about the only thing these two do not do thruout the picture. In spite of this misnomer Miss Lightner and funny- faced Brown do the most strenuous work of their careers in this harvest of guffaws which opens Saturday at the Palace theater. Winnie is a "health" doctor and Brown is Jo-jo the Tiger, her correspondence- school-graduate wrestler, and assistant Between them they lead the patients a merry chase. "Little Caesar," the new First National picture opening Saturday at the Strand theater, gives a startling realistic impression of gangsters, from the lowest "rat," or petty thief, up to the "Big Boys," or heads of gangs. The picture shows vividly the various social strata within crookdom. The petty thieves and pickpockets are seen in cheap rooming houses in the foreign quarters of a, white the big racketeers live a life of luxury, if not security, in the swankier residential sections. - Doc Eiosteln' says there is no ditching post in the universe; but there seems to be plenty of parking Cedar Falls May Have Municipal Ice Factory CEDAR FALLS, Feb. 26. (INS)-The Cedar Falls city council has taken the first steps toward the establishment of a municipal ice plant for the benefit of its citizenry. A committee has been appointed 'to look into the cost of necessary machinery and equipment with instructions to report as early as possible. After the r eport is given it is planned to take action on erecting or buying a suitable building for the plant. Attend Electric Conference. AMES, Feb. 26.--J. B. Davidson, head of the agricultural engineering department at Iowa State college and Frank D. Paine, head of the general engineering department are attending a conference of the Na- tiorfal Electric Light association at Kansas City. First to Reach Quota. MT. PLEASANT, Feb. 26.--Opening scatterings, reports in the Iowa Wesleyan. college campaign of completion today showed that Finley Methodist churh in Henry county, is the first church to go "over the top" in. the financial program now under way. No Meetings to Be Hedl. MARNE, Feb. 26. (IP)--As a precautionary measure to prevent spread of scarlet fever here, local school officials ordered that no public meetings be held for two weeks. Two homes are under quarantine. 230 PRESENT AT DOWS BANQUET Picket* of Mason City Says Fathers Need to Meet Many Changes. DOWS, Feb. 26.--About 230 men and boys attended the Father and Son banquet at Dows sponsored by troops 51, Boy Scouts of America. The meeting was held in the basement of the Methodist church with B. A. Morrison as toastmaster. The invocation was offered by the Rev. Mr. Duea, Tha American Legion quartet presented several numbers. Samuel Cateldo, assistant scoutmaster troop 51, gave a short sketch of his life. Mr. Cateldo was born in Bari, Italy, and came to this 'country in 1912. He worked his way thru high school and college, receiving his high school education at Garner and is now in the science department of the Dows school system. :Plckett Main Speaker. The Rev. Jewel L. Pickett, pastor of the First. Baptist church. Mason City, and chairman of the area court of honor, gave the main address of the evening, using as the title of his address "Bringing Up Father." He said parenthood Is almost a superhuman task and fathers of America are facing a grave responsibility. As the horse and buggy way of doing things has passed, fathers must advance so as to help the boys solve their problems of the new age. Fathers do not need more bringing up but a new bringing up. There should be a genuine comradeship of father and son. Fathers should be brot up intelligently so as to keep pace with their boy. The aim of the life of a father should be more than grinding out his life and his family not knowing him. He also stated that fathers cannot rightly expect their hoys to be the right kind of men unless they take aa interest in the higher things of life. They cannot expect boys to work in the church and stay at home and read the Sunday morning paper. The pastor's opinion that it is better for a man to sleep on a hard oak seat in church than to stretch out on a luxurious couch at home and except his boy to go to church. Demonstrate Knot-Tying. Scouts of Troop 51, under the direction of Scoutmaster Vernle Hofsommer, gave a demonstration of knot tying, signaling and bandaging. In behalf of the troop committee. Scout Executive Charles A. Knouse presented prizes awarded for the three best knot boards. Marion Halverson was presented a scout haversack as first prize. Max Larson received a. scout ax for second MERLE SIMS ORCHESTRA OF ALBERT LEA Will Play for the AMERICA^ LEGION OLDTIME DANCE Saturday Night, Feb. 28 AT THE ARMORY Admission Always 25o New ventilating system now in operation. I O W A THURSDAY VAN SCHENCK BESS H LOVE J.CNUOENT BENNY RUBIN MARY DORAN Mfmo OOIMYN MJWrtft PICTUAB AIL TALKING THRILLS ACTION SEE Friday and Saturday KIDDIES ALWAYS lOc The House That Presents New First Run Pictures Attend the Strand--You'll Come Again Thursday and Friday JOHN HALLIDAY 'CAPTAIN APPLEJACK" Love, Romance, Pirates with MARY BRIAN Shows Start at 1--2:30--4-5:30--7--8:30. You ran come as late ns 9:30 and see a complete show. 4 Days Starting Saturday Come face to face with the King of Rackets. Meet the gangster who J made o n l y one mistake. The Screen's Newest " Sensation, Edward G. Robinson M 09 LITTLE KNOW HIM AS RICO Yon'H send him straight to stardom. In the east-DOUG. FAIRBANKS, JR. GLENNA FARRELL Wm. COLLIER, JR. prize and Carl Peterson is the proud possessor of a new mess kit for third prize. The members of the troop closed the meeting 1 by pronouncing the Indian Benediction. Addresses of 898 Iowa U Alumni Are Sought IOWA CITY, Feb. 26. -- The process of tracing down the whereabouts of 898 "lost" University of Iowa alumni has been accomplished during the past six months, but no accounting- yet has been made of some 1,800 men and women graduates. This is the report of the university's alumni headquarters regarding the task of maintaining official connections with the living graduates, numbering- approximately 21,300. University Unit Adds Professors. IOWA CITY, Feb.'26.--Augmenting- the faculty of the school of letters, Harry H. Clark of the University of Wisconsin and Otto Heller of Washington university have been appointed visiting professors in the University of Iowa summer session. SCHOOL BO YON ll TRIAL FOR Ll Bloodstained Evidence Before Jury in Draves " ' Murder Cage. I "fin// Y31 3 Id VALPARAISOMnd., Feb. 26. U --With a bloodstained autorhobil^ a cushion and a man's shirt, together ji with a pearl button, already place f °7 before the court, the~ state CO tinued today to present evident; gj» j against Virgil Kirkland, Gary hlr; school athlete on trial for causL. ; , 1£ M the death of hia schoolmate, A. a * lene Draves. -J The cushion, shirt and button were identified yesterday by Police Sergeant George Harns as articles' taken from the automobile used by Kirkland and four other youths, also charged with attacking Miss Draves and causing her death after a drinking party last autumn. CECIL Mason City's Finest Theater · Hurry! Last Two Days The Great- eat Show 'in the World! Thrilling All Mason City LL EDNA FERBER'S COLOSSAL EPIC With Richard Dix and a cast of 40,000 IT Torn between Luxury's Lure and True Love -- STARTS SATURDAY! -Prepare For the Thrill of a Lifetime! Tho fearless, startling- drama- of * woman who chose-- CBSieST . WAV CONSTANCY The Star of 'ConunoM Ctaj" 'Sin Tnkel Holiday" ROBERT MONTGOMERY ADOLPHE MENJOU JLL ALACE FRIDAY ONLY REQUEST DAY -SEE TWO SHOWS FOR THE PRICE OP ONE REGULAR FEATURE RIGHT ·fWAY A Notable Cast Reaching the Peak of Artistic Endeavor Starts at 1-4-7-10 CONRAD NAGEL LORETTA YOUNG FRED KOHLER IN ADDITION TO REGULAR FEATURE SEE-RIO RfTAT"b ALL TECHNICOLOR EXTRAVAGANZA with BEBE DANIELS :-: JOHN BOLES WHEELER WOOLSEY . Friday Starts at 2-5-8 Starting SATURDAY WINNIE LIGHTNER -- AND JOE E. BROWN IN -"SIT TIGHT"

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