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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 6, 1931
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GARNERTHEATER WILL OPEN SOON First Show for Public to Be Given March 18, Manager Says. GARNER, March 6--The opening night of Gamer's new talking ·picture house, the Avery, has been set for Wednesday evening, March 18.'The theater, which is now being completed, 'is equipped with the latest conveniences, is decorated in , a novel fashion and Is ranked as one of the best theaters jn North Iowa, The premier night will be held Tuesday evening, March 17,-for stockholders and invited guests. The theater. has heen promoted · by local capital. Charles Marks is the manager of the theater. He came to '. Garner after [operating his own, theater in St. Paul for 15 years. He stated thf Gamer theater is a typical city theater on a small scale. The theater is . 48 feet wide, 97 feet longhand 23 feet high. It is decorated m.a modernistic style. It is thordly fireproof and special attention has been devoted to proper accpustics. The theater is furnish with carpets and plush drapes. · , .Negotiations for the theater were started last summer and actual construction began the latter part of December. A women's lounge room, a room for babies are. among the conveniences which are offered. The name of; the .theater was'selected after thousands of names were suggested. Anson Avery was a pioneer of Hancock county and it is for him that the theater was .named. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE AMERICAN GIRL'S TRIUMPH Funeral Rites for Mrs. Quackenbush Held at Roekford ROCKFORD, March 6.--The funeral of Mrs. Ermina Quackenbush, ·a.; long time resident of here who went to'the home of her son, Robert, at' Fallen, Ney., in December,' 1930, and who died there Saturday afternoon, was:held from the Congregational church 'this afternoon. Mrs. Quackenbush was the'oldest child of Charles anld Delia Watkins and was born on a farm at Farrnersburg, Clayton', county, on June 27, IS53. With her'parents she came to Floyd county, and settled on the farm known as the Kuhlemeier farm and where she lived until'her marriage to Judson Quackenbush when they moved to a farm in the Quackenbush neighborhood. · Three children were norn. to" this union. The first died Sn infancy. Mr. 'Quackenbuch died March'"19, 1884, and following- Ms death. Mrs. Quackenbush came ,to Rdckf ord to live and Jate.r^the^ame farm remaining^ there*- until Rafter", the marriage of tier son when she returned to town and purchased the house which has'been her^home ever since. She was a member of the Congregational church. Mrs. Quackenbush is survived by her son, Robert Fallon; four sisters: Mrs. .Nannie Semler and Mrs. Mabel Fullerton, Lawtoni Okla.; Mrs. Blanche Davis of Doran, Minn., and. Mrs. Grace Murphy, .'Westfield, N. J.; one brother, Jarad Watkins, Lincoln, Mont., i five grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. . . ' , · · · '' Speaks to Woman's Club. , GARNER, March 6.--Mrs. Raymond Roberts, district chairman of the Federated clubs, addressed the Woman's club at their meeting Wednesday evening. ,·' Grace Fisher of .Buffalo,'!?. Y., who has been in Milan for two years preparing for grand opera, has just hnd a tremendously successful de- 1 * ' ** " Miml " In " Boherae " ' At Mason City's THEATERS "Elicit," a Warner Bros, and Vitaphone comedy-drama of modern love and marriage' opens Saturday at the Palace theater. The cast that presents this daring picture is headed by Barbara Stanwyck, as a modern young woman, the daughter of divorced parents, who honestly believes that marriage is inimical to happiness, and for that reason refuses td marry . her common law husband whom she deeply loves. The tongue of Mrs. Grundy, the kindly urging of her loyer'3 millionaire father, and that of the lover himself " finally make her consent to the marriage. What happens, to prove or disprove her theories-make up the enthralling picture. Those who appear with Miss Stan- wyck are Janies Rennie, Natalie Moorehead, Joan (Bloodell, Charles Butterworth, Ricardo Cortez and Claude Gillmgwater.. Harvey..Thew -did-the adaptation frbm^the r piay:'of Edith Fitzgerald : and ^Robert' -Riskin. i ; ' . "' "Dance Fools, Dance," which is to open Saturday at ' the -Cecil theater,' is Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's latest talkin'g picture starring Joan Crawford. This is the most glamor- bus of Miss Crawford's recent rples, reflecting both the glitter of "Our Blushing Brides'', and the tragic .drama of "Paid," her last two screen offerings. The story, with a Chicago locale, principally concerns the underworld and newspaper life of the metropolis. It is an original by Aurania. Rouverol. Harry Beaumont, who brot Miss Crawford to stardom in "Our Dancing Daughters," and recently' added to this triumph with "Our Blushing Brides," WHOOPEE BILL GOES WESTERN HA1NES **· Frtd NIBLCfS Produdhn WW OUT WEST* HE'UL T A K E YOU WHERE LAUGHS ABE LAUGHS' Comedy, News, Os\vald Four Day Starts Saturday A New Type Western Sally StarT George Duryea Mono. Ray LeeMomn Robert tdeson, WHOOPEjE! Music -- Dancing Drama Thrills -- Chuckles DON'T BUSS IT! Continuous Show-1:00 to 11:00 Last Times Today Double Feature Program at Regular Prices Phillips Holmes --In-"MAN TO MAN" 1-4:03-7:01-10:04 Marilyn Miller --In-"SALLY" 2:23-5:21-8:24 again directed. Lester Vail, a newcomer to the screen wHo recently made his debut in "Beau Ideal," is Miss Crawford's leading man in her new picture, and the supporting cast includes such film favorites'as Cliff Edwards, William Bakewell, William Holden, 'Clark Gable, Earl Foxe, Purnell B. Pratt, Hale Hamilton, Natalie Moorhead, Joan Marsh and Russell Hopton. In ansiver to the public's demand for outdoor screen attractions, Paths has produced "Pardon My Gun,", aii elaborate western dialog special with music. Robert DeLacy, who was prominently identified with features of this type in the days of silent pictures, directed the production, and in the cast are George Duryea, Sally Starr, Robert Edeson, Lee Mqran, Mona Ray, Harry Woods Harry Wa"tson, Stompie, a new colored comedian discovery, and the MacFarlane Brothers, world's champion juvenile trick riders and ropers. "Pardon My Gun," which opens Saturday at the Strand theater, was filmed entirely in the great ope» spaces, .most of.the scenes taking place :nearVLbhe;Pine,;cal.; the .base /ofMt;; ;; Whitney, "thV'nighest: peak in America. One Of the highlights of the feature is a mammoth rodeo in which are featured some of the greatest riding and roping talent in' the world. The cowboj songs which have taken such a firm hold on the public's fancy, also play an important part in the entertainment features of "Pardon My Gun," as well as several original musical numbers written especially for the picture. William Haines, as a big he-man of the wide^ open spaces, furnishes giggles and guffaws, a few thrills and incidentally figures in a romantic love story in his latest picture, "Way Out West" which is playing at the Iowa theater Friday and Saturday. The story is a comedy of the modem west, with Haines as 'a circus barker who gets into trouble and is forced to go to work on a western ranch. Leila" Hyams 'plZiys the heroine In the story, as the feminine "boss" of a cattle ranch, and is very easy to look at as well as a very clever delineator of the role. Buddy Roosevelt, noted western star, appears in the picture, and adds "many equestrian thrills, together with Jay Wilsey. and Jack Penick, both well known for their western roles.-The . inimitable Cliff Edwards, as the comedy cowboy with the ukulele, offers some hew songs and does a deal of comical detail, together with Polly Moran, wno playa the ranch cook. Francis X. Bushman, Jr., again becomes Haines' rival for the love of the lady, and appears as the "heavy" of the story. Officers of Eastern Star Are Present at Northwood Meeting NORTHWOOD, · March 6.--Mrs. Nellie'Olander of-Primghar, worthy frand matron of the order of the Eastern Star in Iowa, was a guest of Northwood Light chapter of that order in Northwood 'Wednesday afternoon and evening. She was accompanied by Mrs. Zola Schaefer of Manly, district instructor, who held a school of instruction during the afte~rnoon and made her annual inspection of the local group. At the evening session the degrees of the order were conferred on twc candidates, Mrs. E. A. Prehm, wife of the superintendent of schools, and Miss.Lorna Meyer; English instructor in the local high school. Following the degree work an address was given-by Mrs. Olander and a vocal solo was contributed by Mrs. R. G. Mellem of Northwood. There were SO members present including 23 members of Heather Hil! chapter of Maniy and seven, members of Unity chapter of Mason City. Avoca Farmer Shoots Self. AVOCA, Mai-ch 6. (IP)--Henry Osbahr, a farmer living near here, comltted suicide yesterday by shooting. Financial worries supposedly prompted the act. He is survived by nine children. MARCH 6 1931 WESLEYHOSTTO COUNTY GROUP 8 Legion Auxiliary Units Are Present; Program Is Presented. WESLEY, March 5.--Seventy-five attended the first quarterly meeting of the year of tiie Kossuth county American Legion Auxiliary organization which was ; held at the Wesley lodge hall, Auxiliary members from Titonka, Lone Rock, Fenton Algona, Kanawha, Burt, Swea City, Bancroft, Britt. Corwith and Sexton were present. All of the units were well represented. The meeting was opened by the Wesley unit pros- ident Mrs: Murphy, .who placed Mrs. p. H. Webster, county chai-- man, in charge. A short program consisting of a musical reading "Secrets," by Florence Reno, accompanied by Frances Kunz, a humorous reading by Enan Franzen and a musical selection by Frances Kunz was enjoyed.,Mrs. Sadie Denton, tenth district publicity chairman, gave suggestions. ' .:' Mrs. Ida Larson of Swea City, te publicity chairman, continued the talk on publicity work and reported Kossuth county holding first place in the, state 1 'for outstanding publicity 'work. Mrs,. J. c Under- kofler.of Britt gave a report on the state conference. Mrs. Webster named several things of .beneficial interest to the members Mrs H R Muhm, Kanawha, county chairman 01 Hancnok county, spoke praise for Kossutr. I chairman. . Wrestlers Entertained. CRESCO, March 6.--Boys of the Cresco wrestling team, their coach, p. C. Barthelma, Supt. D. J. Robbins, H. R. Shroder, instructor of the vocational agricultural department, and Hub Edmundson, sports fan were entertained at dinner by Mr' and Mrs. Walter Rush and Mr. and Mrs. Al Wildman at the Rush home, ACTOR ARRESTED Associated Press Photo Allan Dtnehart, star of u New York stage success, was arrested by a, sheriff for" alleged failure to pay $1,-BOO monthly alimony and $10,000 counsel fees pending trial of his wife's divorce suit Revival Meetings Are Held at Nora Springs NORA SPRINGS, March 6.--Revival meetings are being held this week and next, at · the Baptist church under the auspices of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Miss Margaret Hauser of St. Paul, who conducted evangelistic meet- ngs here six years ago, speaks at each service. The services begin at 7:45 o'clock on week day evenings at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoons. CECIL Mason City'g Finest Theater Starts Saturday! You're in for a thousand thrills as you watch beautiful Joan, the girl reporter, descend into gangdom for a newspaper yarn. America's Dancing- Daughter in Her Triumph! with CLIFF EDWARDS WM. BAKEWELI. IT'S THE BIG ENTERTAINMENT! Leaving you limp with its swift drama, romance, surprises! LAST TIMES FRIDAY LAVVBANCE TIBBETT GRACE MOORE , iMIDNITE SHOWi SATURDAY--11:15 STARTING SATURDAY THRU MONDAY V PALACE IT WILL BE THE MOST TALKED OF DRAMA OF THE SEASON MID-NIGHT SHOW SATURDAY 11:15 p. me Is She Startling? Is She Beautiful? YES! "A real, throbbing por- trayaJ, realistic and convincing. . Barbara Stanwyck lives her role." --N. Y. Eve. World. LAST TIME FRIDAY THE FAMOUS INTERNATIONAL STAR EVELYN LA YE With JOHN BOLES LEON ERROL --in-"One Heavenly Night' w Does Romance End With Marriage? Here is a Girl Who Thought It Did So She Refused to Marry WITH THE SURPRISE STAR OF 1931 BARBARA STANWYCK DOES SHE Want To Marry? Approve of Divorce? NO! She has her own ideas a b o u t , love! Strange hut very interesting! See for yourself! ~y*j · and CHARLES BUTTERWORTH, JAMES RENNIE, RICARDO CORTEZ, JOAN BLONDELL M8 ;££ EXTRA-9 O'clock Show Only GLORIA SWANSON IN-"The Trespasser" COME AT NINE FRIDAY AND SEE TWO SHOWS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE A * * * Three Star * * * Picture ;*! ADULT Entertainment

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