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February 27, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 2

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»·-ii* i 4 ; ""f MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ·Graduate of Luther Is ;· Concordia Choir Leader 'l| DECORAH, Feb. 27--The Con. 'Jcoraia choir will give a concert at ithe'C.' · K. Freus gymnasium at ^Luther college March 10. The director of the ctioir is Prof. H. W Monson, a graduate of the college in; 1914.. SUES DIRECTOR FOR $601,000 MERLE SIMS ORCHESTRA OF ALBERT LEA Will Play for the AMERICAN LEGION OLDTIME DANCE Saturday Night, Feb. 28 AT THE ARMORY Admission Always 25e New ventilating system now In operation. ROLLER SKATING Every Night SATURDAY and SUNDAY 8:30 to 10:30 P. M. Eighth St. and South Federal FEBRUARY 27 1931 At Mason City's THEATERS First picture of Fern Setril, 22-year-old actress, who sued D. W. Griffith, famous motion picture director, in Los Angeles, for $B01,OQO, civil damages, alleging an attack. Miss Setril has appeared In minor screen Tiles. Algona Fire Department Officers Are Elected ALGONA, Feb. 27--The Algona 'ire company elected: Frank Kohl- laas, president; George St. John, treasurer; Lloyd Muckey, secretary, and Oscar Anderson, chief. IOWA FRIDAY -- SATURDAY Comedy ^_ News -: Cartoon Poor Health Cause of 20 Per Cent Failures of Students in Schools DES MODSTES, Feb. 27. Poor health causes 20 per cent o: backwardness among school pupils Miss Agnes Samuelson, state superintendent of publiq instruction, tolc the Iowa Tuberculosis association today. Community and school sanitation and personal health habits are the two health, problems most commonly observed in school this winter, she added. . "The three elements or A. B. C.'s of health program for the schools," she said, "consist of regular dental and physical examination for each child, the correction o£ remedial defects and the prevention of sickness. Educational development is retarded by sickness possibly more than by many other factors." See 2 Shows i for the Price of One! LAC FRIDAY ONLY Conrad Nagel -- Loretta Young -- IN -- ' it The Right Of Way IN ADDITION TO REGULAR FEATURE SEE-- i R I O R I T A BEBE DANIELS -- JOHN BOLES . WHEELER WOOLSEY Starting SATURDAY LIGHTNER BROWN runniest man on the screen TWO STARS in one big hit!-- Twice the fun of "Life Of The Party." T w i c e the laughs of "Going Wild." Joe is a wrestler now and oh boy! h o w h e c a n wrestle! MIDNITE . SHOW SATURDAY 11:15 THE QUEEN OF COMEDY AND THE CLOWN FRINGE OF JOYLAND The "human form divine" has a Jot of odd curves and angles. Many of them are put up for study In Warner Brotners new laughing hit Sit Tight," co-starring Winnii Lightner and Joe E. Brown and fea turing Claudia Dell, Paul Gregorj and Hobart Bosworth.; This attrac tion opens a four-day engagemer. Saturday at the Palace. Many o the scenes are laid in a "health" in stitute and gymnasium where hard swatting Winnie presides as direc tor of calisthenics for the would-be Venus or Adonis. Thirty mirth-pro voking patients make'up her class es and provide an interesting in sight into the fearful variety o: means utilized at such .places to re juvenate tne human figure. "Sit Tight" is a Warner Brothers spe cial, with a score of laughs to the second and several of the best new songs of the season. Tho charming cinema blond, Constance Bennett, fresh from her triumphs in "Common Clay," "Sin ,Takes a Holiday" and "Three Faces East," is starred in "The Easiest Way" which will play at the Ceci four days commencing Saturday Adolphe Menjou, Robert Montgom ery, Anita Page, Marjorie Rambeau and Clark Gable are also featured "The Easiest Way" is a talking pic ture version of the sensational Eugene Walter stage play. Constance Bennett does highly effective worfo as "Laura," heroine of the drama while the deft Adolphe Menjou ant clever young Robert Montgomerj are splendid in the two male -roles Marjorie Rambeau has a role similar to that of her "Bella" in "Min and Bill," while Anita Page is more than adequate as "Peg," Laura's sister. Clarke Gable of the stage success, "The Last Mile," makes his talkie debut in this picture. "The Easiest Way" is famous for its searching study of a woman's mistakes, and a woman's heart. Edward G. Robinson, whost name, despite his resolution to lose himself in a great variety of different kinds of roles, has become a synonymn for stage and screen gangster, isn't a bit gangster as in real life. He is small, lively, genial and decidedly foreign-looking. Besides that, he is a very fine artist. His value for many afid divers roles shown by such widely different stage parta as "The Kibitzer, "The Man With Red Hair" and the gangster in "The Rocket," is a wonderful testimonial to his versatility. His latest gangster role is the title part in First National's "Little Caesar," coming Saturday-to the Strand theater. In this thrilling film version of the W. R. Burnett novel,--he has a role ·so filled with the colorful little character touches !ie loves to put in, that the actor himself declares It to be one of his supreme favorites. Others in the cast are Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Sidney Blackmer. lenda Farrell, of stage fame; alph Ince, William Collier, Jr., Thomas Jackson, Maurice Black and George Stone. --o-float Gibson brings another sniaah- ig story of the west, in his latest starring picture, "The Conceutra- tin' Kid," which is playing Friday and Saturday at the Iowa theater. 'The Concentratin' Kid" is a typical western picture, with the innovation of some modern ide_as. Kath- ·ya Crawford is the girl who set? ;he cowboy heart of Gibson's to throbbing, and the villainies ' are planned by the outlaw team, Duke rl. Lee and James Mason. That makes plenty of dramatic action for 'The Concentratin' Kid," Hoot Gibson' s«role. "The Right of Way" is to be presented for the last time Friday evening at the Palace theater. --o-- The Cecil is going to show "Cimarron" for the last time Friday night. This screen version of Edna Ferbei-'g story has been at the Cecil a full week. "Captain Applejack," s t a r r i n g John Halliday and Mary Brian, is to be seen and heard for the last time Friday evening at the Strand theater. Charles City News FLOYD SHIPPERS HEAR O'DONNELL Directors Elected; Means to Get Best Pork Prices Are Pointed Out. CHARLES CITY, Feb. 27.--A meeting- to complete the temporary organization of a Floyd County Livestock Marketing association was held Thursday afternoon at'the Ellis auditorium where about 150 farmers listened to R. F. O'Donnell, Colo, of the state association. Directors elected were Harold E. Win- :erink, Charles City; Dayton Mather, Greene; C. M. Ccrwinske, Rock- 'ord; W. D. Tamset, Greene; Fred Frese, Nora Springs; Andrew Jandl, Marble Rock; N. E.' Bent, Nashua; John Howell, Niles; Allen Andre, Floyd. Ifr. O'Donnell appealed to the business sense of the audience by stating that the shipping assoeia- ions in eastern Iowa in the past our months pnid an average price f 16 cents a hundred more for pork lian could have been procured on the Chicago market at top prices for the same pork and also that the same hogs would have brot less than the top; that top values can only be procured by gathering enough stock to grade- it In a way to make it attractive to bidders, which could not be done in individual sales. He gave as the cost of shipping thru the association a 10 cent charge for local expense of office, including Insurance, and a five cent selling cost when sold direct to packers or the regular terminal charge when sold in a terminal market. He hit at the practice of "filling" pork just before weighing and stated that the o.nly person kidded was the shipper who followed such practice as shippers are required to guarantee a certain percentage of dressed weight 'and the packers are quick to discover a shipper who "fills'; his pork and to avoid that' kind of shipper. Figures given by the speaker indicated the late trend is for more and more pork~to be sold direct to packers and less to terminal markets and that 61 per cent went direct last year as against 51 per cent year before last. To show the progress of shipping associations in- eastern Iowa Mr O'Donnell said 41 decks of hogs were shipped by them in September and more than 400 in January. Buchanan county's shipping- association was composed of 1,100 members. R. M. Hall, manager of the North Iowa Marketing association, Mason City, also addressed the audience. At the business meeting after the main address it was voted to delay shipping operations from n central concentration point until the membership reached 1,000 in number, of which about 300 are already promised. Charles City Firm Finishes Equipment CHARLES CITY, Feb. 27.--The Charles City Ice Cream company has completed its equipment in the Wentland building which has been rearranged and redecorated. Additional windows have been placed in the rear and a five ton ice machine installed in a completely automatically equipped room for making and storing ice cream which will be known by the brand of "Starr Ice Cream." Roger C. Sanders is half owner and manager and his partner is Mr. McCoy who operates the Osage Ice Cream company. Clarence Coonradt wilt continue as the employe who will manufacture the ice cream. CHARLES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES CITY, Feb. 27.--The Rev. F. C. Witzigman of Waterloo, district superintendent of the Methodist church, gave an illustrated talk at the brotherhood meeting at the First Methodist church Wednesday evening. Dinner was served to members and their families. Roger Leavitt of Cedar Falls gave a talk at the regular meeting of the Congregational churchwomen Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Leavitt's father-in-law, the Rev. J. H. Windsor, was one of the organizers of the Congregational church. There was a large attendance at the night school held for the purpose of allowing parents · to visit classes last night. The high school teachers each conducted two classes and some of the board members made talks in favor of the new high school building. The fire department was called to the Tom Schultz home yesterday noon when a barn and Ford car were destroyed by fire. Mrs. Vera Witzel entertained the past matrons of the Eastern Star at dinner last evening in the Christian church after which they adjourned to her home in the Gilbert hotel for a social evening. Clarence Jenn purchased a half interest in the Alson Smith Plumb- ing and Heating: company which re-J cently moved into a new building at J 716 East Clark street.' " Mr. and/Mrs. Arthur Dobson are x, the parents of a son born at the , Cedar Valley hospital. S. B. Miller went to Rochester, . Minn., yesterday to go thru the Mayo clinic. C. C. Beck Is seriously ill at the home of his daughter, Mrs. B.. J. Little in the country. Represent Minnesota Legion. MANKATO, Minn., IFeb. 27. C/P-Two Mankatp persons will represent the Minnesota American Legion and auxiliary at the annual area "D" Child Welfare conference to be held in Milwaukee Friday and Saturday. The meeting will be sponsored by the National Child welfare committee of the Legion. STDANS ·' DIRECTION- A H BLANK I 4 Days Starting Saturday ·I · GANGLAND'S LITTLE CAESAR with EDW. G. ROBINSON as Rico, the Killer and DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS, Jr. as the boy who wanted to go straight, but couldn't. William Collier, Jr. Glenda Fnrrell LAST Never has Mason City been so Expectant so tense! The opening tomorrow oC ;1| "JLittle Caesar" is sin event that \vill fjs. make entertainment lustorj. Times Friday MARY BRIAN JOHN HALLJDAY in "CAPTAIN APPLE JACK" Alsn 'Chapter ft '"Elio Indians Arc Coming." Shows Htnrt at I:0ff-3i00-t:ftff-6:a0- 8:45. Lnsl complete show starts ut 0:04. I.ust f civ lure at 0:20. THEATBE She Wanted Pretty Clothes And Luxury- T HIS is a drama of every girl. Who can blame her of dreaming of life's bounties? A gripping, sensationally stark TRUE drama of a woman who sinned "the easiest way," until the REAL love came along. THE FRANK, . FEARLESS DRAMA OF PASSION FROM A GREAT STAGE PLAY! GET READY FOR THE SUPREME THRILL A Triumph of the Screen! The Famous Star of "COMMON CLAY" "SIN TAKES A HOLIDAY" in an even GREATER Success! LAST TIMES FRIDAY The World's Mightiest Picture! CIMARRON with RICHARD DIX Cast of 40 Thousand! THE ETT her greatest triumph with ROBERT MONTGOMERY ADOLPHE MENJOU MIDNITE SHOW.. SATURDAY.. 9 H i\

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