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Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, March 4, 1939
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 1939 SUI SCHOOL IS FOR NOVELISTS Unique Educational Venture Undertaken at State University IOWA CITY, U.PJ -- Contracts for publication of first novels were prerequisites for enrollment in the University of Iowa's new school for novelists, a unique American educational venture. Four aspirants for advanced degrees, all of whom had their first novels accepted, have enrolled in the course. · They are Robert Whitehand, Tulsa, Okla.; Ross McLaury Taylor, Snyder, Okla.; George Abbs, Guilford, Conn., and Herbert Krause, Fergus Falls, Minn. Abbe, youngest of the group, is working for an M. A. degree. The others seek doctor of philosophy degrees. Three are enrolled in the English departments, Whitehand, already an author of several plays, is in the dramatic arts department. Story of New England Abbe's 120,000 word novel, "Voices in the Square," is ready for publication. His work deals with a cross-section of life in a typical New England town and a 17 year old boy's ideals and disillusionments. A prolific writer of poetry, Abbe has contributed to many magazines and anthologies. Regeneration of a family in the post-depression era is described in Whitehand's novel, "Lift Up Your Heart." Whitehand also is the author of several short stories Picture Pendulum Points to Several Virile Attractions Jump on the bandwagon and we'll take a gander at the movie menu for what appears to be a virile weekend oE theatricals. Cecil offering is the Madeleine Carroll-Fred MacMurray starrer "Cafe Society," which concerns itself with the so-called cafe society MOVIE MENU C E C I L -- "Cale Society' through Monday. PALACE--"The Duke oE Wes Point" and "The Girl Down stairs" through Tuesday, STRAND--"Lost Ranch" and "Long Shot" end Saturday. "Suez" and "Billy the Kid Returns" begin Sunday. STATE--"Numbered Women" and "Springtime in the Rock- ies" end Saturday. "Four Daughters" and "My Old Kentucky Home" begin Sunday. LAKE--(Clear Lake)--"Texas Stampede" and "Boy Meets Girl" Saturday. "Paris Honeymoon" begins Sunday. Revival Meetings in Plymouth Church to Close Sunday Night P L Y M O U T H -- T h e revival meetings conducted by Evangelist J. Paul Taylor of Illinois at the Free Methodist church will close Sunday night. The Rev. Mr. Taylor will leave Monday for his home for a short stay, thence on to New York for another series of meetings. ANNABELLA, TYRONE POWER AND LORETTA YOUNG are starred in "Suez" at the Strand Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. JOAN FONTAINE AND LOUIS UAYWARD HAVE THE LEAD- ing roles in "The Duke of West Point," now showing at the Palace, with "The Girl Downstairs" as the other feature on this same program. Services at LeRoy for Fred Hall of Harlingen, Texas LEROY, Minn. -- Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Sun- I day at Martz's funeral rooms for Fred Hall of Harlingen, Texas. He is survived by his wife, tormerlj Alice .Hayes, of LeRoy, and two I children. Burial will be in th family lot beside two children I who preceded him in infancy. of the night club circles, satirically poking fun at these sophisticates. Claude Gillingwater, AUyn Joslyn, Shirley Ross, Jessie Ralph and Don Alvarado are in the supporting cast. and plays. He currently is work- J i A p n _ p r l L T n , i r n n ing on a trilogy based on the life | 'Viegged Dy I QUfOg . of Gen. Sam Houston. In 1936 and 1937 two of White- hand's plays, "Precious Land" and "Pegasus on Foot," a satirical comedy, won prizes at the University of Oklahoma. Praised in Anthology Edward J. O'Brien included Whitehand's short story, "American Nocturne," in his "Best Short Stories of 1936." In the dedication of his anthology, O'Brien t e r m e d Whitehand "America's most promising young writer." Krause used his native Minnesota for the setting of his novel, "Wind Without Hain." It deals with the struggles of a young man against community traditions. In 1935, Krause's play, "Bondsman of the Hill," won first prize in the midwestern folk drama contest When he finishes his course, Krause will take over his new duties as head of the English department at August ana college, Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Taylor's novel, "Brazos,". deals With the " southwestern cattle country. Taylor started gathering material for the novel eight years ago, living and studying in the southwest where he had access to private collections of n o t e s , sketches and clippings. i Shi] Foreign Missionary Society of Forest City Church Meets FOREST CITY--The Foreign Mission society of the Methodist church at Forest City met Wednesday afternoon at the church for an interesting program in commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the founding of their society. It also was guest day with 50 members and guests in attendance. The meeting was conducted by the president, Mrs. C. G Webb. The program was under the direction of Mrs. George Bolsinger A short playlet was given showing the advancement made by this society since it was founded by Mrs. Parker and Mrs. Butler. At the close of the meeting a Ss PI ·vv; LC t Nai . Ge ' Ph LC « t y · song title word game was played which divided those attending int groups of eight, each group then singing its song. The luncheon- hostesses were Mrs. Lyle Paulson Mrs. Peter Oshime, Mrs. Hugh Cooley and Mrs. McDowell. Roberta Neel Hired as Principal for Goldfield School GOLDFIELD -- Miss Roberta Neel of Des Moines was hired by the board ol education to serve as junior high principal and teach seventh and eighth grade subjects for the remainder o£ the school year. Miss Lillian Kockenberry, junior high principal, suffered a broken hip in a fall here Feb. 19 and at present is recovering from the injury in Mercy hospital at Mason City. Mrs. Albert Hanson has been substituting during the past two weeks. Norman Taurog, who directed the 1938 hit "Boys Town," was director o£ "The Girl Downstairs,' light and gay story of the romance of a man-about-town and a scullery maid. Franciska Gaal, Franchot Tone and Rita Johnson heac the cast of this farce penned by Sandor Hunyady, noted European dramatist. Co-feature "The Duke o W e s t Point, story of t h United S t a t e military acade my. Louis Hay w a r d , w h you've seen a The Saint--tha H o b i n Hooc l i k e charade of fiction--has the lead, while Tom. Brown, Richard Carlson, Joa Fontaine and Alan Curtis are als in the juvenile cast, Those.4 Daughters . One of the ten best pictures 1938, "Four Daughters," occupi the State spotlight Sunday throug Tuesday. This is the film whic Boosted John Garfield to stardo laude Rains, Priscilla Lane, Je rey Lynn, Gale Page, Hos mary and Lola Lane are fea red. "My Old K e n t u c k H o m e , " w h i c h glorifies the ongs of Stephen Foster, is on the program also. The Hall Johnson choir presents most of the melo- .ies. Evelyn Venable, J. Farrell UacDonald and Grant Richards op the cast, Tyrone Power and Loretta Y o u n g a r e earned in the e p i c , "Suez," nt the Strand Sunday through Tuesday. T h e film tells the s t o r y of the building of that great canal by the French en- engineer, Ferdinand de Les- Aim Carfls seps. In the cast also are Power's Brother of Mclntire I Woman Dies at Fargo McINTIRE--Mrs. G. W. GrH fin of Mclntire received word Fr day of the death of her brothe Arthur Billraeyer, of Fargo, N Dak. The funeral will be held a I Fargo Sunday afternoon. The bod I will be brought to Osage for buri in the family lot Monday afte noon. Short services will be he at the grave. MRS, ZEIGLER'S SERVICES HELD Algona Woman, 45, Succumbs at Home Following Illness ALGONA -- Funeral services vill be held Sunday afternoon at 2 'clock at the Congregational hurch for Mrs. Fred Zeigler, 45, vho died Thursday afternoon bout four o'clock at her home rom a lingering illness. The Rev. D. R. Martin, pastor, will officiate and burial will be made at the Rivervlew cemetery. She was a member of the Cresco Mother and Daughter club. Surviving are her husband and five children, Mrs. Arthur Gaines, St. Louis, Mo.; Willard I., Mrs. James Fickbohm, Myrna May and Merian Lucille all of Algona. Two brothers, James Yeakel of Kanawha and Maynard Yeakel of Rcnwick also survive. SATURDAY "BOY MEETS GIRL" --plus-Charles Starrett Western WALTER CONNOLLY, RITA JOHNSON, FKANCHOT TONE and Franciska Gaal are all featured in "The Girl Downstairs," now at the Palace with "Duke of West Point." A STRIKING SCENE FROM "BILLY THE KID RETURNS" starring- Koy Kodgers at the Strand Sunday through Tuesday with Suez." Training School to I Be Held Next Monday STACYVILLE--The.Otranto and Union township Home Project Training School will be Monday with Mrs. Art Bisbee at Teoter- ville. It was necessary to postpone the other meeting on account of the storms. SUNDAY - MONDAY i A mmmw m mm IN GM nm\ ,r."_ |IHG «OS!Y · FRANCISKA GUI "" MM nmut · SHIBliY ROSS Added Short Features "CRIME DOESN'T PAY" CARTOON - NEWS Continuous Sunday I (o 11 ROAST or FRIED Young Chicken Dinner . 35c With All the Trimmings From Soup to Dessert HAVE SUNDAY D I N N E R WITH US QUICK LUNCH CAFE 114 South Federal James Farmakis, Prop. SHOWN ABOVE IS A SCENE FROM "MY OLD KENTUCKY Home," ivhicli plays at the State theater Sunday through Tuesday with "Four Daughters." FRED MacMURRAY, SHIRLEY ROSS AND MADELEINE Carroll are now appearing at the Cecil through Monday in the North Itma premier showing o[ "Cafe Society." *-- ---- alleged hearthrob, Annabella, and J. Edward Bromberg, Joseph Schildkraut, Henry Stephenson, Sidney Blackmer, Sig Rumann, Miles Mander, Leon Ames, and host of others. The Kid Returns . . . Fred C. Price From Near West Union Is Dead After Illness WEST UNION--Fred C. Price, 58, farmer northwest of West Union, died Friday afternoon following an illness of 24 hours. Surviving are his widow, two daughters, Mrs. John Potter of Fayette and Mrs. Herbert Howell of Davenport; and one son, Mixer, at home. Mr. Price was a member of the Catholic church. JOHN GARFIELD AND PK1SCILLA LANE ARE PICTURED in a scene from "Four Daughters," one of last season's hits, booked at the State theater Sunday through Tuesday. BING CROSBY HAS THE starring role in "Paris Honeymoon," which plays at tlie Lake theater at Clear Lake on Sunday and Monday. Mrs. M. A. Johnson, 33, Dies at Eagle Grove; Plan Rites EAGLE GROVE--Mrs. Melinda Alvina Johnson, 33, wife of Clarence Johnson, died at the residence on South Park avenue Thursday. Funeral services will be helc Sunday at the east side Lutheran church, in charge of the Rev. T J. Sevcrtson, and burial will be made in Rose Hill cemetery, Eagle Grove, by Kubitschck and Kastler. She is survived by the husband her father, Halvor Soppeland; Iw sisters, one at home, and one in Cannon Falls, Minn.; also by brother in Waterman, III. "Billy the Kid Returns," one o the better class of westerns, is also on the program. Hoy Rogers S m i l e y Bur nette, Lynn Roberts and Fred Kohler, Sr., are in the picture. Bing sings at Clear Lake. In other w o r d s , that C r o s b y fellow is starred in "Paris Hon e y m oon," at the Lake theater Sunday and Monday, while the ubiquitous Misses Franciska Gaal and Shirley Ross are also in the film. Bing sings "You're A Sweet Little Headache," "I Have Eyes," 'Those Funny Old Hills," and ·Joobalai,"--a classy collection. Trrffne Power Annual Moving Made in Vicinity of Joice by Several Families JOICE;--Delayed by snowbound roads, spring movers were making up for lost time on Thursday here. Among those moving were Mr. and Mrs. Anton Haugebak and family to Northwood; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dahlby and family to Leland, Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Larson and family to Leland, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bergo and fanily to Albert Lea. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Meehan to Riceville, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Myle to Manly; Clare Johnson to Scarville, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bang from the country to their nev. home purchased in Joice, Mr. anc Mrs. Vernon Schoepf to Hanlontown and Mr. and Mrs. Leland Schottes from Hanlontown to Joice. Sheffield Company Plans Open House, All Day Program SHEFFIELD--N. H. Bohlen, Sheffield implement dealer and distributor for McCormick-Deering machinery, will hold open house for farmers Monday with an all day program of music, movies, talk and demonstrations, A free lunch will be served al noon. The program was originally planned for Feb. 10, but due to weather conditions was postponed. AUDITOR AT GREENE GREENE--N. P. Crank, Iowa income tax auditor, will be at Greene at the city hall Friday, March 10. to assist income tax payers. MIXED DANCE Avalon Ballroom Manly, Iowa SATURDAY, MARCH 4 EMIL AND HIS COMMANDERS Admission 25c, Plus Tax COMING THURSDAY, MARCH 9 HAROLD LIBERSKY STATE "Rockford Rustlers" Group Is Organized; Lura Grady Elected ROCKFORD--A group of seven girls met at the home of Mrs. Ray Dunkelberg for the purpose of organizing a girls 4-H club. The club was called the "Rockford Rustlers" and the following girls elected as officers: President, Lura Grady; vice president, Mary Dunkelberg; secretary and treasurer, Jeanette Milloy; historian, Bernice Gross and reporter, Neva Drury. SAT, Tiny Little Plus Added ATTRACTION 2Cc - 7lc Tar Incf. t.ale Bns A f l c r Danct TUES., MARCH SUN. Dance Class 9:30 Then THE MUSIC OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY PLAYER THE BLUE BARKON WAY Blue BARRON K FEKSON-- AND HIS OBCHESTKA SKYROCKETED TO TAME OVER NBC AIRLANES--BEST SELLER ON VICTOR BUTE BIRD RECORDINGS--NATIONALLY POPULAR FOR VlTAPilONE SHORTS--THE N E W E S T BALLROOM SENSATION TEATtRIrfti _. . Arlvanep Tickets^??!" i? c "/"V 1 " ·MUVdlllt: .lii.ri«:i:3s[./() . Tas Jncl. IF PURCHASED OS OR BEFORE MARCH ~t AT-- linkable Drop, Mason City: Hampton C»t«. llamplon; Barry*s Recreation. Altona; Nissen rjroir. Brill; Kelly Barber Shop, Garner: Main Street Cafe. Osagc; Marshall Barber Shop. Xorthwood: May Urur; Store. Charles Cits'; Ramsey's Cute, Albert I.ea; Tcrp Ballroom, Austin, and the Surt- Send all mail orders to the Surf. Buy Tour Tickets Betore M i d n i r h t Sunday, March 3, and Save! PRICE AT DOOR, NIGHT OF DANCE, 41o - 51.57--TAXTNCL. SUSS CARLISLE. Vocalist RONNIE SXYDEB. Whistler CHARLIE FISHER, Vocalist ERXIE STRAKB, Vocalist OWS STARTS SUNDAY THE LANE SISTERS in --with-Claude Rains John Garfield Dick Foran May Robson EVELYN VENABLE GRANT RICHARDS CLARA BLANDICK BERNADENE HAYES Late Show Saturday Isite Come as Late as ID p. m. 1. GENE AUTRY 2. "NUMBERED WOMAN" Late Show Tonile 10 p. m Sun. Mat. 26c 'til 3 p. m. North Iowa's Best Theater THROUGH MONDAY YOUR NO PR1KCESS TO ME, BABY!!! frr J vcci Ue Iti qaeea of Asei roat DI ' yxi ca lit itr! --plUS "MARCH OF TIME" Showing Boy Scouts as of Today LATE SHOW TONTTE Sun. Mat. 26c Until 3 p. m. THROUGH TUESDAY _ INU/1CC NOW COMING TUESDAY -- TO THE CECIL RITZ BROS "THREE ni u, DKua. AND DON A M E C H E ' i n Make the Strand Your Family Theater! All Newly Remodeled and Redecorated'. Admission Sunday Matinee IGc Until 3 p. m. -- ENDS SATURDAY NIGHT -Tom Tyler--"The Lost Ranch" "Tlic Lonff Shot" with Gordon Jones "Lone Ranger Rides Again" and Popeye STRAND SUN. MON. TUES. 2Gc - GOc Tax Incf. Late Bns After Dant« TWO BIG SHOWS MARSHALL of LAW...MASTER OF MEM... tgtrts for right and tiit girt fte faTta! : tried. t, 112. TfV ni S werc Kond sut of the iManchus dragon, ! _thr»r. .chirr. ,nrt s nf «,,, i l ' urHi.It"*" 11 " ° r h ^ Hindu

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