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February 28, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

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FEBRUARY 28 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE BILL PROVIDES 9 IOWA DISTRICTS yieapportionment Schedule for Congressmen Filed in House. Mason City Screem Attractions F ' DES MOINES, Feb. 28. bill providing for the creation of nine congressional districts was filed with the house today by Representatives Morton, McCauley, Elliott, A very and Orr. The districts and their populations are: First--Appanoose, Davis, · Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Lucas, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello, and Wayne counties; 277,033. Second--Cedar, Clinton, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson, Jones, Muscatine, Scott, and Washington; 272,971. Third--Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Delaware, Dubuque, Franklin, Grundy, Hardin, and Wright; 270,373. Fourth--Allamakee, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Floyd, Hancock, Howard, Kossuth, Mitchell, Winnebago, Winneshiek, and Worth; 256,007. Fifth--Benton, Jasper, Linn, Mahaska, Marshall, Poweshiek, Story, and Tarna; 269,509. Sixth--Audubon, Boone, Buena Vista, Caihoun, Carroll, Crawford, Emmet, Greene, Guthrie, Hamilton, Humboldt, Palo Alto, Pocaliontas, and Webster; 291,200. Seventh--Dallas, Decatur, Clarke, Madison, Marion, IJolk, and Warren; 281,375. Eighth--Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Ida, Lyons, Monona, O'Brien, Osceola, Plymouth, Sioux, and Woodbury; 272,490. Ninth--Adair, Adams, Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mill, Montgomery. Page, Pottawattamie, Ringgold. Shelby, Taylor and Union; 273,981. STUDENTS SPEAK N DECLAMATORY 'rystal Lake, Hayfield and Leland Take Firsts in Contest. CRYSTAL LAKE, Feb. 28.--At he preliminary state declamatory bntest held in the high school aucli- orium Thursday night, Richard fensen, Crystal Lake, won first in oratorical and Bernedetta Etzen, layfield was second. In dramatic Frances Nolle of Leland won first ind Valva Christenson, Crystal Lake, was second. In humorous Ed- jvard Malek of Hayfield won first and Junior Beclcjorcien of Leland vas second. The contest was for Crystal Lake, Leland, Hayfield and Scarvllle but Scarville did not take iart. Judges were Supt. and Mrs. Ross of Forest City and Supt. Dethlefs of Thompson. The girls' and boys' glee club under the direc- ,ion of Miss Lena Good and Supt. J. C. Bogard, furnished tho music. A SCENE FROM "LITTLE CAESAR," THE DRAMA OF THE " rise of a young gangster to the king of all racketeers. Edward G. Robinson takes the title role, with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and u great cast in support. Starts a four day engagement at the Strand Saturday. A SCENE FROM "SIT TIGHT," IN WHICH TWO OF THE greatest comedy stars of all time, arc co-starred, Joe E. Brown and Winnie Llghtner, the feature at the 1'alace theater four days starting Saturday. LOCAL RAILROADS Interest Increases in Dairy Cattle in State DES MOINES, Feb. 28. (A 3 )--An increasing interest in dairying and a decrease in the number of feeder cattle in Iowa during the last 10 years is shown by figures made public by the director of the U. S. census. Figures for 48 counties show an increase of 39 per cent in thi number of milk cows, despite a decrease of 23 per cent in the total number of catOe between 1920 and 1930. Youngest Club Member Wins Chickasaw Award FREDERIUKSBURG. Feb. 28.-Donald Triplett, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Triplett of thia place, was awarded the ?5 cash prize given annually by the Chickasaw County Holstoin-Friesian -association- .'for outstanding improvement in calf club work. Donald is the youngest calf club member in the county. Railroad Refuses to Pay Taxes Until Its Competitors Pay Too The Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis railroad operates over less than 2,000 miles of rails, but its management has.gumption, according to information sent out by C. D. Morris who spoke before a meeting of the Lions club in Mason City several months ago. Other railroads have sulked and grouched about the injustice of truck and bus-line competition on public highways; but it has remained for the N. C. am St. L. to make this discontent notably 'articulate, the information said. Its management has announced that no more state taxes will be paid until competing carriers pay a fair share. And what's more the N. C. and St. L. promises it will abandon its property to the sheriff unless its protests are heeded. RAILROAD BRIEFS Hell hath no fury like a woman who discovers her husband using for a shoe rag one of the neckties she gave him Christmas.--Louisville Times. n ONE at IOWA'S FINE HOTELS A convenient KGB fortcurfsti 3»O Ro«ni ·X.M to «4.M Dining Room QrUl Room Sandwich Shop 0*0*1 f. 9. ABUON. Mai. Hawkeye Club to Meet at 7:30 O'Clock Friday G. B. VHas, Chicago, general manager, -will attend - the meeting of the Hawkeye club, Chicago, Northwestern employes organization, at the P. G. and E. auditorium Friday. The meeting will open at 7:30 o'clock in the evening. Safety first films will be shown. An invitation to shippers and patrons to attend the meeting- has been extended by officers of the club. Rock Island Purchases 18,720,530 Pounds Ice The Rock Island lines recently purchased 264 cars of Clear Lake ice, totaling approximately 18,720,530 pounds. The ice is for-use in their icehouses in icing refrigerator cars loaded with fruits, vegetables and other perishable goods during the coming season. There seems to tie some doubt among dry naturalists as to whether the Wickersham prodigy is a camel or chameleon.---Virginion-PUot. STDANB Now Showing COME EARLY FOUR DAYS STARTS SATURDAY Can love that rules the world, rule the underworld when a fearless killer Is in command? with EDWABD G. ROBINSON DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS, Jr. .. INDIANS " Shows Blurt at 3 :OSH-4:M-fl:60-B:3. I.ml 4 Days REGULAR PKICES complMe show at 3:04. Lftnt feature; nt !):2D. CHICAGO, NORTHWESTERN The regular monthly meeting of the North Iowa division of the safety committee was held here Feb..20. Out-of-town officers present were C. A. Spalding, trainmaster; A. J. Wise, T. R. Woods, both roadmasters; W. C. Efcamp, road 'foreman of engines, all from Eagle Grove; J. B. Moore, master mechanic; Joseph Tehan, roadmaster; O. H. McGrew, general car foreman, all from Belle Plaine; E. F. Allaid, general fuel supervisor of the Chicago shops; I, W. Richardson, division engineer, Sioux City, and C. D. Freeman, freight service inspector, Boone. : The regular monthly meeting of the local freight service committee was held at the freight house Tuesday. All freight house employes were there. C. D. Freeman, Boone, freight service inspector, attended the meeting. O. J. Rusy, Chicago, traveling auditor, transacted business at the local ticket office this week. Ellen Larson, typist, and Mary Legler spent Sunday and Monday at Minneapolis. J .H. Ross, car clerk, spent Sunday and Monday at Milwaukee. CHICAGO, GREAT WESTERN Neit Baird, Dea Moines, district passenger agent of the Northern Pacific, was in Mason City Friday. MILWAUKEE NEWS Local officers plan to have an operating-traffic department meeting in the Women's club rooms Saturday, Feb. 28, at 7:30. The meetings are held to exAiange ideas regarding improvements in line with handling and soliciting business. L. R. Meuwissen; C. E. Mutschler and O. A. Beerman went to Bassett Thursday on business. Word has been received here that F. A. Maynard, conductor on this division, has resigned and intends spending some time in California. James Elder of Milwaukee, expert air brakeman, was in Mason City yesterday. O. A. Beerman, trainmaster, left today for Spencer on business. ROCK ISLAND LINES Owen Kelley, operator, is leaving tomorrow to take up his duties aa operator at Cedar Rapids. Arnold Tilton, freight house foreman, attended the district Legion meeting at Des Moines Monday. W. E. Heimendinger, Cedar Rapids, divisional engineer, was here Tuesday. A. F. Ives, Des Moines, traveling- passenger agent, .Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway, transacted business with the traffic department Feb. 24. C. V. Harrow and Paui Ziehlke, Dea Moines, traveling representatives of the Erie and the Wabash railways, respectively, called on business Feb. 27. MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. LOUIS Sherman L. Zea, passenger agent, has been ill for the past week. Two Bassett Men Injured When Truck Turns Ove NASHUA, Feb. 28.--LoyalBige low and Walter Slack of Basset were hurt when the truck loadei with corn tipped over near a corne in the road, and went into the ditch Mr. Slack had his face and head cu with broken glass and Mr. Blgelo\ bad his hand and back hurt. Reiterating her denial of charges by tho Pathp Studios, Inc., Los Angeles, (hut she had- violated the morals clause of her contract to make a. picture with them, Mary Lewis, grand opera singer, now in Paris, declared sho "did everything she ·was asked to do and never got paid for it." She is suing-the motion picture concern for $22,500 for breach of contract, claiming she received only 2,500. Past Masters Night Is ' Observed at Eagle Grov EAGLE GROVE, Feb. 28.--Pas masters night was observed at th Masonic hall Thursday. Delegation were present from Clarion, Woo stock, Webster City, Belmond an other places in the vicinity. Wor shipful Master Harry Roach wa. presented with a proficiency cer tificate. "I never have heard of a perfev man," says a prominent biologis Brother, you should marry a wido\ --Donton, Texas, Rocord-Chronici Winners Are Named in Dumont Contest DUMONT, Feb. 28--Winners in the music contest held here last night were Wayne White, sousaphone player, first, Dorothy Barlow, baritonist, second; Lewis Pfaltzgraff, cornetist; third, and Dale Goodsell, slide trombonist, fourth. Eight players who won in the elimination contest the previous night competed. A 40 piece banff and vocal numbers were also on the program. Don Walters of Shell Rock directs the band and Esther Fischer leads the glee club and orchestra. Wayne White was awarded a bronze medal. COMING ATTRACTIONS Candidacy Filed Too DUMONT, Feb. 28--Since the petition for candidacy on the school board was filed two hours late for August Stock, there is but one in the running for school director. Fred Sorenson, now president, is a candidate for re-election. Fall Kcsults in Ooatli. BREDA, Feb. 28. (.T)--A fall down the steps of the Breda American Legion hall resulted in ·· thj death of H. G. Nieland, 50, of Breda. His neck was broken. Nie- lancl was an oil driller. i PALACE Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday--Joe E. Brown and Winnie Lightner in "Sit Tight." Wednesday, Thursday, Friday--· "One Heavenly Night" with the new star, Evelyn Laye, John Boles and Leon Errol are co-starred. STRAND Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday--Edward G. Robinson and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., in "Little Caesar." Wednesday, Thursday, Friday-Two-feature program, "Man to Man," with Grant Mitchell, George Marion . and Lucille Powers. Also Marilyn Miller's music comedy hit, "Sally." * Clarion Program Given CLARION--The Clarion chapter W. C. T. U. met Friday at the home of Mrs. F. C. Hartshorn, 25 members ami five guests being present. Mrs. P. T. Simpson, leader, presented the program. Hergesheimer says writing is just as hard work as ditch digging Yes, and nowaadays turns over jusl as much dirt.--Cincinnati Enquirer MRS, AMY BEST DIES AT OSAGE Services to Be Held Monday for Woman Survived by Three Children. OSAGE, Feb. 28.--Mrs. Amy Best, 45, who died Thursday afternoon at her home here after an ill- ss of several months, will he buried Monday. She is survived by her mother, her brother, William Youngr who lives at the old Young farm home, a sister, Mrs. Ada N. Kearney of Tbedalles, Ore., a son, Claude, and two daughters, Katherine and Dorothy. Her father died in 1927 and her husband, Clarence A. Best, died 17 years Rgo. The funeral service will be conducted by her pastor, the Rev. S. E. Ellis at the Methodist church Monday morning at 10:30 o'clock. SUNDAY DINNER Spring Chicken or Roast C A _ Pork, alt the trimmings .. DUC BARBECUED RIBS 408 Second Northwest Lester Cafe Jimmie Joy and his Brunswick Recording orchestra . a great gang of boys .. . will play for DANCE at Mason City armory Friday, March 6. Theso young musicians and entertainers liavo bounded out of Texas and into the field of popularity . . . they have taken the middle west by the horns and taught it new tricks and new harmonies. At Mason City's THEATERS BARGAIN RATE*, CHICAGO 7 I OO Round · Trip Gslng-- Ticlcota will bo honored on all trains March G uid 7, and for trains of March 8 r leavingnot later than 8:00 a.m. Return teg-- Tickets will be limited for return to March t. Tlekrtt Co*4 fn Coocfui Only Maion City Ticket Office, Phono 82 W. F. Cody. Division Pauenger Agent 9th St. and S. PennftylTRnta Are. Phone 324 % MILWAUKEE ROAD If uny doubts havn existed as to whether Winnie Lightner and Joe E. Brown are two of the funniest people in the talkies, it is dispelled by "Sit Tight," tho Warner Brothers' and Vitaphone production whicn opened at the Palace theater Saturday. Winnie appears as hard-boiled Dr. O'Neil, owner of a helath institute where the patients, male and female, are pounded, stretched, steamed, psycho-analyzed, and otherwise maltreated, in.an effort to become the Venuses and Adonises that nature evidently didn't intend them to be. Dr. O'Neil is also interested in the fight game, and hopes to discover and develop champion material in the course of her work. Joe E. Brown is her doubtful assistant who calls himelf Jojo the Tiger, and brags without end of the pugs he has knocked out and the medals he has won. Jojo has an eye for feminine charms, and causes screaming roiighhouse among the lady patients. Winnie is compelled to resort to her most hard-swatting tactics to keep him in proper submission. In answer to thosn who claim that no attention is paid to th£ realistic presentation of stories by motion picture companies, First National appears with a screen version of a. recent Literary Guild selection "Little Caesar," which opened Saturday at the Strand theater, was adapted to the screen from tne novel of W. R. Burnett. In this story of underworld life Mr. Burnett has chosen to present his material from the "inside" viewpoint. He tells hi? story as one who knows; one who is intimate with his locale and characters. Burnett made an intensive study of life in gangland during the time he was working on the story, and as a result the characters are particularly well-drawn, and the atmosphere smacks of grim reality In his search for authentic gangatcc material, Burnett met and fraternized with some of the most important figures in the racketeering world. Many who have seen "Little Caesar" claim to recognize well- known gangsters in the characters. 150 Florists at meeting AMES, Feb. 28.--The increasing interest in beautification of rural and city homes, both inside and out, the demands on the extension service for this type of demonstration and other similar developments point to n. bright future for commercial florists, R. K. Bliss, director of extension in Iowa, told commercial florists and /rrowers attending their annual short course at Iowa State college Friday. Now Playing LIGHTNER AND BROWN The Assassins ©£ Sorrow in THE PRINCE OF FUN THE ENVOYS A Double Barrelled Fun-Fest The Two Great Comedians of "Hold Everything." Faster, Funnier, More Furious Than Ever. SELECTED Comedy Cartoon OF COMEDY Imagine Joe as a wrestler with a permanent cramp between the cars. Imagine Winnie as a doctor with the pep that mends broken hearts. It's twice as funny as their funniest! Midnight Show SATURDAY 11:15 P. M. Sunday Matinee UNTIL 2

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