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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 16, 1936
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MDIVANI KILLED IN POLO GAME Prince Serge Dies After Being Thrown by Horse and Kicked, PALM BEACH, Fla., CT)--Death in a polo game gave a final dramatic touch Monday to the colorful life story of 33 year old Prince Serge Mdivani, one of the widely known "marrying Mdivani" broth- era. While his bride of less than six weeks, the former Louise Astor Van Alen of Newport, R. I., and New York, collapsed at his side from shock and grief, Prince Serge died late Sunday a few minutes after he was kicked on the head by his horse from which he had fallen. The tragedy, recalling the death j of his brother, Prince Alexis, in an i automobile accident in Spain a few ! months ago, occurred at the Lelray Beach polo field about 20 miles I south of here. Had Married Brother. ' Prince Serge's socially prominent oride, was the divorced wife of Prince Alexis. Prince Serge's wife was watching the match between his Geor. gians and the Texans, led by Cecil ·jSmith, when Serge atetmpted a darling maneuver. He cut his pony 'across the line of play for a difficult reach. His mount collided with ^Smith's. j Down went pony and rider. Prince MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 16 H 1936 Serge struggled to his feet, wa kicked in the head and fell agai Ten minutes later he was dead fro a cerebral hemorrhage. An inhalati was used more than an hour in vai efforts to revive him. Rushes to Side. Although informed at first tha her husband's injury was slight, th princess rushed to his side. Soon i became apparent that his conditio was serious, and the inhalator wa brought. As physicians continued t work over the prince it started rain ing but the princess, drenched to th skin, stayed on the field until al hope was gone. Most of the several hundred mem bera of Palm Beach society were watching the game left with out knowing the prince wag deac Their first information was mercl; that there would be no more polo. Mdivani's body was taken to Palm Beach to await funeral arrange ments. Wed Twice Before. Prince Serge's first wife was Pola Negri, motion picture actress. They were married in 1927 and divorced in 1931. His second wife was Mary McCormic, opera singer, who was married to him in 1931 and divorced i-n 1933. Prince Alexis was the former husband of Countess Barbara Hutton Haugwitz-Reventlow, from whom he was divorced in Reno, Nev., last May, shortly before he was killed Prince David, only survivor of the famous three brothers, was married to Mae Murra /, motion picture actress, in 1926 and divorced in 1933. He resides in California. Prince Serge was born at Batouc of Georgia in Russia in 1902. SEVEN Moving and Storage Service REASONABLE RATES PHONE 216 Cadwell Transfer Storage Co. OFFICE AT 303 EIGHTH STREET SOUTHWEST Daisy Williams Is Named to Republican Farm Post DAISY V. \\TLLIAMS 'lynn of Mason City Gives Lenten Sermon CHARLES CITY--Dr. Clarence E. Flynn, pastor of the Methodist lurch in Mason City, delivered Lenten sermon Sunday evening in the high school auditorium at a nion meeting of all the churches n the city. He used the theme of The Cross," citing it as a symbol f strength and glorious life. Paul luringer led the assembly singing nd anthern by the choir made up f members of the various churches nd Mrs. Sivert Erickson played ie accompaniments. The pastors f the churches sat on the platform nd three of them took short parts i the service. Moving to Marshalltow.i. GARNER--Mrs. Lyle Henry and aby boy are here visiting her par- nts, Mr. and Mrs. George Knaupp. uring the two weeks her husband attending an officers' training imp at Denver. Mrs. Henry was rmerly Edna Knaupp and grew up re. The Henrys have been living Ames but are moving to Mar- alltown where he is employed. Hardin County Woman Will Direct Western Work, Spangler Says. CHICAGO--Daisy V. Williams, who for the past 10 years has served aa secretary-treasurer of the Iowa Farm bureau federation was named Monday by the republican national committee to direct farm women's activities for the western states. Harrison E. Spangler, director of the national committee, western division, announcing Miss Williams' appointment said: "No woman understands the farm problem better than Miss Williams and we are extremely fortunate in having obtained her. She feels that the economic policy of the Roosevelt administration if allowed to continue, spells disaster for the farm family and, in her work with the national committee, she is merely continuing an · unselfish service of *many years to organized agriculture. "Miss Williams, in addition to serving her organization, has long been connected with public affairs, having acted as secretary of the Iowa general assembly, and participated in the organization activities of the farm bureau federation from its inception. Many of Iowa's laws most beneficial to agriculture were written with her assistance. While her headquarters will be here in Chicago, her activities will take her into all the farm states." Nationally Miss Williams is a republican and has attended three national conventions, always at her own expense and in the interest of agriculture. For like reason, she took part as a delegate to Grass Roots convention and was a member of the committee on future plans and activities. She has announced that she will attend the Cleveland, Ohio, convention. Miss Williams' father and mother reside on a farm in Hardin county, Iowa, and she makes her home with them. Star in Cecil Revu Dorothy LaKue, acrobatic dancing star with "Mardi Gras Nights" which comes to the Cecil theater Wednesday and Thursday. This stage revue is rated as one of the best shows on tour this season. Charles City News Present for Funeral. DOUGHERTTE--John Cooney -and .he Rev. William Cooney and Miss Marge Cooney of Chicago came Thursday to attend the funeral of William Cooney. AGAIN WE SAY LOOK AT ALL THREE! Charles City Winners in Home Music Contest Are Named by Schoo. CHARLES CITY--The home mu sic contest held Saturday afternoon and evening in the high school auditorium included 50 numbers in 22 groups. Not all of those who wil compete in the sub-district contest Friday received superior ratings as some of the winners were only marked excellent by the judges but as there were no superiors in those groups the next in line will be allowed to compete. Superior winners included the following: Don Hennigir, French horn; Edward Melcher, tenor solo; Elsie Sorenson, piano solo; Sheldon Cerwinski, baritone solo; Mary Lou Russell, bassoon solo; Edward Melcher and Sheldon Cerwinski, duet. The 17 excellent ratings who will enter the sub-district contest are aj follows: Woodwind quintet; Alaine Moll, clarinet solo; brass sextet; Betty Mauer, alto solo; Manley Coover, cornet solo; Arlene Damro, trombone solo; Allen Doore, B flat clarinet solo; Evelyn Gray, saxophone solo; Joyce Pickell, baritone- euphonium; Carol Sheldon, snare drum and mixed small vocal group. The judges were Clifford Bloom, Lorraine Waters and Prof. Stanford Hulshizer, all of Des Moines. SAFETY-STEEL BODY*' 100% HYDRAULIC BRAKES^ ISlOtEi! SEEING IS BELIEVING! Just compare Features,.. Prices and Terms... drive "All Three"of the leading Low-Priced Cars... then decide for yourself. TTERE'S WHAT WE MEAN: find out Jtl how near "All Three" are priced alike. Askabout terms... how- much you'd pay each month. Study the features that give safety, economy, comfort and long-time reliability. Thenrfn'rc "All Three"...over Bills... bumps... in traffic. 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Campbell, attorney, was elected chairman and E. C. Sorenson, secretary. The resignation of Erwin Larsen, fourth district committeeman, as county secretary was announced. Mr. Larsen is also on the state executive committee. The following resolution was passed: "Be it resolved that this convention is on record as indorsing the present administration in Washington." . U. S. Relief Again Given. CHARLES CITY--Federal relief is again being supervised from headquarters in the Lindaman building-, 423 Main street. Federal relief was suspended in Floyd courty Aug. 1, 1935 by motion of the board of supervisors. Since that time the county has borne the entire relief burden until last week. Mrs. Virginia Houck who had been administrator in Wisconsin and in other places in Iowa is the new director for Floyd county. At Mason City THEATERS Bj K. J. P. SEEIIS" $S BEL1EVIIS" IN DIONNK QUINTS' FILM. It makes one wonder if he isn't dreaming to watch five little girls who look just alike scrambling around the floor as they do in "The Country Doctor," showing at the Cecil. The Dionne quintuplets have this effect much more as they grow older and learn to toddle and make one realize the wonder of the phrase reiterated in the film, "the first time five babies born at one time have lived." "The Country Doctor," with Jean Hersholt taking the adult star role, is quite a fair picture, not counting the babies. The lines are clever in several spots and quite a logical and interesting: sory has been built up around the Canadian "miracle." Mr. Hersholt is especially fine as the doctor. Of course, your decision on whether to see the show should depend mostly on whether you want to see the Dionne babies, and, even if you're a hard-boiled male who dislikes sentiment, you may be surprised at how much fun you'll have watching them. * * # With "Mardl Gras Nights," new stage show billed Wednesday and Thursday at the Cecil, the screen attraction is "Professional Soldier" starring Freddie Bartholomew and Victor McLaglen. CUKRENT FEATURES. CECIL -- Through Tuesday, Dionne Quintuplets in "Country Doctor." PALACE--Through Tuesday, "The Milky Way" and "One Way Ticket." STRAND--Through Tuesday, "A Night at the Opera," aiid "Dangerous Intrigue." STATE--Through Tuesday, "I Found Stella Farish" and "Annie Oakley." tender. Hilarity reigns throughout. The supporting cast of players consists of Adoiphe Mcnjou, Verrce Tcasdale, Helen Mack, William Gar- Kan, Dorothy Wilson and George Barbicr. The direction was handled by Leo McCarey, who calls LJoyd the most genuine comedian of the century. On the same program is "One Way Ticket," fast moving mystery drama. # * * It took Kay Franris two days to get past hard-hearted customs officials in tho making of one of the scenes for "I Found Stella Parish," now playing at the State with "Annie Oakley." This bit of action, requiring less than an hour's time in real life, took up 16 hours of work before it was filmed satisfactorily. * t « One of the funniest of tho many funny scenes in "A Night at the Opera," now at the Strand with "Dangerous Intrigue." is the grand finals when the playful boys turn grand opera into a shambles, constantly changing the scenery and action. NEW HAMPTON STUDENT NAMED. AMES--Roger Fleming, Dinsdale, has been elected president of the Agricultural Economics club at Iowa State college. Francis Kutish, New Hampton, was named vice president. HAROLD LLOYD KEEPS YOU LAUGHING. Harold Lloyd timidly makes hi way from milkman to fighting fam n his new Paramount comedy, "Th Vlilky Way," now at the Palace. Hi bridges the gap between self-doub and the instincts of the killer. Trouble comes to the spectaclec comedian when two drunken fight ers take a dislike to him. One swings at him, but Lloyd, both frightened and fast on his feet manages to duck. The middleweigiu champion gets the full brunt of the )low intended for the milkman, and s knocked out. Lloyd takes credi or the'punch, and hence-forwarc must make good and repeat his rowess i n the ring as a title con- ST. PATRICK'S D A N C E Tuesday, March 17 BALLROOM, CLEAR LAKE BOB SNYDER AND HIS ORCHESTRA CARNIVAL FAVORS FREE Old-Time Dance FRIDAY, 26c PER PERSON Charles City Briefs Plymouth is America's most economical full-size ca r... owners report 18 to24 miles pergaUon.'It'sibconly one of "All Three" with 100% hy- d r a u l i c brakes and Safety-Steel body. And you will sec at a glance it's the most beautiful. Plymouth's sensational success has been won on this friendly, fair invitation; "Look at All Three." It m wt be a great car. All right... see a Plymouth dealer, get behind the wheel, and find out for yourself! PLYMOUTH DEALERS OF CERRO GORDOCOUNTY GREAT CARS CHARLES CITY--Funeral services for Mrs. George Dahmer were to be held Monday afternoon in the Lutheran church with the Rev. C. G. Prottengeier officiating and burial will be in Riverside ' cemetery. Mrs. Dahmer, who lived on a farm one mile north of the city, died in the Cedar Valley hospital Friday. She is survived by her husband and three daughters. Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Smith returned Sunday morning- ' . -om a six weeks' tour of Mexico uid Central America. They sailed from the south to New York and visited their son, Chandler, a student at L,akc Forest, 111., academy on their way home. " Mrs. Maude White Buscy has closed her home and Rone to Washington, where she has taken employment with Underwood and Un- J °rwood, photographers. . Ir. and Mrs. Leo Sanders have returned from a six weeks' vacation spent in St. Petersburg, Fla. Walter Hobcrt is recovering from an appendix operation performed in the Cedar Valley hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Jess* Lashbrook of Algona are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Ross. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Alcott moved from the country to their recently purchased home on Milwaukee street. Mr. and Mrs. Era-in Petcrj»on ! went to Iowa City to visit Mrs. Peterson's brother. Peter Button, who is seriously ill jn tie hospital there. AVALON BALL ROOM Moniy, Iowa TUESDAY, MARCH 17 St. Patrick's Day Carnival and Dance, Squokers, Horns, etc., Free Music By JACK A L L E N AND HIS ORCHESTRA Ladies 25e Genfs 40e Old Time Dance THURSDAY, MARCH 19 Music By THE JOLLY NORSEMEN Admission 25c NOW MARX BROTHERS --In-"A Night at the Opera" and "Dangerous Intrigue" --«-ith-- Ralph Bellamy. Gloria Shea GIFTS To Every Lady, Wed. and Thurs., Matinee or Nile WHAT NOT? LOTS OF FUN Ellsworth Will Seek Nomination to Senate IOWA FALLS--K. 0. Ellsworth. Saturday announced his intention to run for the state senate on the republican ticket-from Hardin, Hamilton and Wright county district, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Irving H. Knudson, who was appointed highway commissioner. Mr. Ellsworth has represented Hardin county in tho Iowa house of representatives tho past five sessions of the legislature. William Schmedika announced a change in his political plans and will file his name on the republican, primary ballot as a candidate for nomination in the race for stata senator from the Hamilton-Wright and Hardin county district. Arrives From Minneapolis. DOUGHERTY -- Miss Mary E. tfurphy of Minneapolis came Thursday to attend the funeral of Wiliam Cooney. NOW HAROLD LLOYD --in-"The Milky Way" and "One Way Ticket" --with-Walter Connollv STARTS WEDNESDAY The Smartest Stepping Show of the Season JESSIE MATTHEWS --in-"First a Girl" and MELVYN DOUGLAS GAIL PATKICK --In-"The Lone Wolf Returns" DANCE DENISON CLUBHOUSE Tuesday, March 17 Red Wilson and Jimmy Flemming's 8-Piece Orchestra ATTRACTIVE 3-ACT FLOOR SHOW SIO Bill to Be Given Away Everybody Invited! 35c Per Person Sponsored by f:erro Gntdo Connty Young Democratic Club ENDS DIONNE QUINTUPLETS TUBS. "THE COUNTRY DOCTOR" COMING Wed.Thurs. MARCH 18 and 19 Big Stage and Screen Show! Coming--Tuesday, Mar. 24 AL MENKE 24 PEOPLE MUSIC! 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