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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 12, 1931
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·PETER HANSON, . GARNER, DIES Pioneer of Hancock County and Father of Sheriff Was III One Week. GARNER, March 12.--Peter Hanson, 83, father of Sheriff E. P. Hanson and J. C. Hanson of Garner, died .at. 4 o'clock. Wednesday morning after a week's illness. Mr. Hanson was born March 2, .- 1848, in Denmark. -He came to Chi' cago'in ,1872 with his wlfe.They ' moved to Stilaon soon after their marriage, being early pioneers of Hancock qpunty., They have lived near Britt or In Garner since. Mrs. Hanson died Feb. 21, 1928. Funeral services have not been set, pending the arrlvai.;of children.- Surviving: children are E.'P. Hanson, Mrs. John Morral, Ceylon, Minn.; Mrs. C. D. Lindbergh Marietta, Minn.; Mrs. John Prul], Loveland, Colo., and C. J. Hanson, Garner. FIRElSTROYS NORTH WOOD BARN 58 Head of Livestock Burned in Blaze on Herman Lau Farm. 'NORTHWOOD, · March 11.-Damage estlmated'-'at-about $7,500 was caused by fire at the Herman Lau farm 'four iniles north of here late last night when a lTl large barn to, 58, head :of livestock were .destroyed. The loss ; included the two : story barn, 32 by 54 feet, seven horses, 14 milk cows, 10 head of- young stock, three brood sows and 24 pigs, two tons of hay and much corn fodder. ·· '-. .;. '·'·..' · · . - . ' · ' The origin of the fire has not been .discovered. Edwin Lau, son of Herman, who operated the farm, stated that when he left the .barn at S o'clock in.the evening he purpose-, ly left the doors , open. When he went to the barn at 11 o'clock as the' fire was discovered the doors had been closed and fastened, indicating some one had been there. Efforts of neighbors saved thn poultry house, machine shed anil granary and milk house from destruction, altho they were damaged. · · · · - · · · MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FILM ROMANCE RIFT : N e i t h e r confirmation nor denial Is given- 'by Pauline Starke, film actress* to reports that she and her husband, Jack · White, also of the films, soon will bo legally separated. Miss Starke has just returned to her v Hollywood home from a California sanitarium and White has,been in New York. They were married in 1937. Both are above. · ' . ' ' . CONTINUE CASE FOR LAND MAN Defense Hopes for Directed -rf~Y«rdict in Blacldedge\vx. - i Trial. f DES MOINES, March s 12. W)-Counsel - for H. E. Blackledge, Keosauqua real .estate dealer 'charged with conspiring to defraud the ancient ordeV of United Workmen, planned to continue their arguments today in an attempt to obtain a directed . verdict on behalf of their client. Blackledge'a attorneys · yesterday started their plea after County Attorney Carl Missildine had presented the last of the state's witnesses who told of several farm dealr which Blackledge made in partnership^with Judson Lowenberg), former officer o fthe organization, convicted on a. similar charge a year ago- · . ' ' . ' . ' Attorneys for the state presented evidence which they claimed proved that the pair purchased four farm properties and later made loans on them $20,000 in excess of" the purchase price. The state claims the men pocketed the difference. Attorney C. G. Hextell asked dismissal of the case on the grounds of insufficient evidence. Aged Woman Is Injured 1 :- in Fall at Clarksville CLARKSVTLLE, March 12. Mrs. G. A. Reintz, 84, is in critical condition, caused from injuries received from a fall while attempting to arise from her bed unaided: A deep gash was cut in her head, severing an artery. , . · Woman Hurt as Car Goes Down Lyle Embankment LYLE, Minn., March 12.--Mrs. Georgia Argyres, 80, Waterloo, is in the Sk Olaf hospital at'Austin suffering injuries which she received while riding in a car which plunged over an embankment near here. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Argyres and their children, also o£ Waterloo, received slight injuries. Osage Man Arraigned on 2 Liquor Charges . OSAGE, March 12.-^-Court has been in session since Monday noon with Judge Kepler presiding. , Ray Warburton was found guilty in jus tic e court on a-charge of Hlega transportation of liquor and appealed to:district court, his case to come up Thursday. Justice court al BO held him to answer to the grand jury on a bootlegging charge. The grand jury indicted him.Feb. 25 for bootlegging. The county attorney Is also trying to get an injunction flgalnst him. : · Louis Cashman traded, cars with Osage Motor company and gave a check on an Elma bank for ?375. It was found upon investigation Iba he had no .bank account He was sentenced to\ county '.jail for months, sentence suspended on good behavior and condition that h pay costs. · Cardinal Muridelein to Attend College Opening CHICAGO, March 12. "(/F--Card inal Mundelein hag been invited to attend the inauguration of the new Collegium Propaganda Fide to ba opened In Vatican City soon after Easter, it was learned-yesterday The college was built .with, funds collected iin America. · » Appointed Justice at Klemme. KLEMME, March 12.--Henry Sucfeow, Jr., has been appointed justice of the peace by the board of supervisors to fill vacancy made by his father's resignation. Good Don't Die Young. STRATHAM, N. H. r March 12. VP--The good folks don't die young- here. The combined ag-cs of the ten who passed on In the past year were 816 years. ' Third Firo Is Extinguished. BANCROFT, . March 12.--The roof of the Welp produce station caught fire Wednesday morning from a spark from the chimney. A passerby noticed the flame, and it was soon extinguished with little damage. This was the third fire here the last week.. Decorah Girl Is Buried. pECORAH, March 12.--Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon for Shirley Ann Filgram, year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Pilgrim of: Madison township, who died Monday at the Decorah hospital. Burial was in the cemetery adjoining the Calmar Lutheran church. - OSAGE WOMAN SUFFERS BURNS Mrs. Andy Christiansen I Injured When Clothing Catches Fire. OSAGE/ March 12.--Mrs. Andy Christians on is at the £avre bos pital In a serious' condition · from turns. Her clothing ' caught fire from the kitchen stove and her son hastened to the rescue and extinguished the flames hut not until her legs and arms received deep burns Mr. Christiansen has for tne past 25 years been Osage public school janlto'h At Mason City's THEATERS The Cecil will show 'lonely Wives" thru Friday. This la one ot the laugh highlights of the screen year. Edward Everett Horton, Esther Ralston, Laura La Plante, and Patsy Ruth' Miller play lead- ng roles. This sophisticated comedy :ells of a man who is a lawyer by day and a blooming passion flower by night.' - , -' , ' - --°-- ' · ' . ' , "The Birth of a Naton,"--David W. Griffith's 16 year old master- )iece- that set a standard for the industry when it appeared--and 13 still a model for the outdoor film-rill continue thru Friday at the ''alace. It has been equipped with ;ound.: Not dialog, mark you, for hat would have been impossible--· )ut with sound where sound would "ie interesting and useful in lending erisunilitude .to the story. Not oundv,everywhere that sound might e introduced, but at the high spots vhere its absence would leave the audible senses unsatisfied. For in- tance, there is Sherman's march o the sea in the Civil war, and his ombardment of . Atlanta. Now ince the great war films beginning with'"Wings" and'ending with "Tha Western .Front," when people see guns flash they expect to hear guns oar. '.'Show them a silent battle ud they feel defrauded. So'where The Birth. of a Nation" depicts ar you hear a real war; and if you re inclined to have your emotions tlrred by the crash and din of bat-. .e, you'll like "The Birth of a Naion" with sound. --o--· Four dances by ravishing Ann 'ennington are featured in "Is "verybody Happy?" the Warner Brothers and Vitaphone production 'Inch is now playing at'the' Strand iru Friday with the famous Ted Lewis in the'star role. Two of these re entirely original, and the-others are adaptations of dances which lave assisted in elevating the light- ooted ·Ann to the top-most rung of ,er profession. In this tuneful, talk- ng, singing and dancing picture s Pennington is first.seen as a nember of the Follies company in ew York, and-later ;as the assist- .nt of Ted Lewis in the stage act y-ith which he makes his bow to big ime vaudeville. Other prominent members of the ast of "Is Everybody Happy?" are Llice Day, Lawrence Grant, Julia iwayne Gord6n, Purnell Pratt and Otto Hoffman. "In Gay Madrid," starring Ramon ^ovarro, is playing at the Iowa theater Thursday. In this romantic i,cturization of the Spanish classic, 'La Casa de la Troya," Novarro ie o be heard in six new original iongs, the most tuneful yet to reach he screen as original compositions. The story is a charming one and in t Dorothy Jordan again plays the eadlng feminine role, winning new aurels witt her appeal as the demure senorita for whom Novar'ro lings of his love. --°-- . "Millie" will open Saturday at the Uecil. This is one of the season's outstanding pictures. Helen Twelve- GARY COOPER ILL The Talking Picture That Has Caused AH the Talking! Those who saw the opening shows' yesterday acclaimed It as the most sensational Innovation in years. \Va be- Ileyo you will share their enthusiasm. THE FIRST 4-STAR PICTURE SHOWN IN MASON CITY THIS YEAR. NOW PLAYING Ends Friday SOMETHING NEW IN PICTURES! DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS, Jr. HELEN CHANDLER BERYL MERCER A Perfect Cast in a Perfect Picture. Outward Bound Added Attraction Ted i/ewis and Band --in-"Is Everybody Happy" p with Ann Penninglon Time Schedule rr "Outward Bound" 1:16-4:05-6:54-9:52 "Is Everybody Happy" 1 2:38-5:27 8:16 MARCH 12 1931 , Gary, Cooper, above, former Grinnell student, Is' one of the ·many screen folk stricken with Iritluen.wi.; He -was taken to a Hollywood hospitai when his. condition becamo serious. trees, Lilyan Tashman, Rohert Ames John HaUJday, Joan Blondell, James Hall and Anita Louise . head the cast. Can a woman get' an even break out of life by playing them double? MUlie knows. Scarville Students to Present Play at-Kiester SCARVILLE, Marqh 12 --The junior class of the local'high school under the direction of Bernice Vang wilKpresent a play; "Mary's 1 Castle in the Air," at Kiester, Minn., Saturday evening. Dies in South Dakota. ROCKFORD, March 12.--Word was received .by relatives of Willam Hoffman, Mitchell, S. Dak., of iis death at his home there Tuesday. After he .took dinner at the UKs club with a::nephew, he re- urned to-his home and suffered a troke which caused his immediate death. Mr..Hoffman is a brother of Louis T. Hoffman. Opens Latimer Lunch Room. LATJMER, March 12.--The build- ng vacated by Chris Hendrickson n Main street has been rented by «rs. Albiu Tomson, who opened a unch room. - Second Bus Is Operated. WATERLOO, March 12. (.-D--The llinols Central railroad has placed :s second bus in operation in Iowa, making daily round trips between Waterloo and Port Dodge. The first ine installed operates from Dubuque to Waterloo. The buses are of 25 pa'senger capacity. PRIEM ELECTED CREAMERY HEAD Nashua and Oelwein Men Give Talks at Meeting in Sk Ansgar. ST. ANSQAR, March 12.--The annual creamery meeting was held here Tuesday aftern»on, Ed Prlem was elected president, M. G. Tollefson, vice president; O. C. Seefeld, secretary and manager, O. H. Koch, treasurer and H. C. Dleterlchs and Fred . Belz, directors. ' Talks were given by Roy Scoles of Nashua and Mr. Stephens of Oelwein, State dairy and .food Inspectors. Both men praised the work done in \this territory and complimented the men behind the work. . Servant problem: Multiply 'nagging, divide attention, add a little overtime and see if you get good service.--Davenport Times. 10c 25c THURSDAY Also Presenting "Across the World. With Mr. and Mrs. Martin Johtwon," Featuring the Three Boy Scouts tn Africa. BOY SCOTJTS IN UNIFORM ADMITTED FOE lOc. COMING Friday and Saturday I,* MWUOBIEWMMAU y^ RtCAnppCpBTEZ PKUUK HOLMES I OSAGE WITNESS PUT IN BASTILt AT TRIAL OSAGE, March 12.--During the Gilbert Dammen and LaVern Falk collision case-which is being tried in court here a witness. Peter Meyer, was placed Tuesday in the county Jail for causing a disturbance In the courtroom. Clarion P. E. 0. Elects Mrs. Young President CLARION, March 12.--Clarion chapter FS of P. E. O. met with Mrs. Nelle Young-. Officers, elected were: Mrs. Elma Young, president; Mrs. Agnes Weber, vice president; Mrs. Nelle Young, corresponding secretary; Mrs, Sadie Nagle, record- Ing secretary; Mrs. Dot Roosevelt, treasurer; Mrs. Edna Focht, chaplain; Mrs. Nan Richards, guard. MERLE SIMS ORCHESTRA . OF ALBERT MSA Will Play for the ' , AMERICAN LEGION OLDTIME DANCE Saturday Nljtht, Much 14 AT THE ARMORY Admission Always 25o New ventmitlng system now In operation. ARNO, MITCHELL PIONEER, DIES Funeral Services Will Be Held at Rock Creek on Friday. OSAGE, March 12.--Ole Arno, 75, of Rock township, who died at his farm home at Rock Creek Tuesday, will be bur.led Friday after services at Rock Creek church in charge of the Rev..O. C.-Myhre. He was one of the pioneer farmers" of · Mitchell county. His. widow and three sisters still live in Norway. One sister, Mrs. .Ivar Ones,, is in, this country. One son is on th« home farm, Knute, and a daughter, Mrs. Carl Nelson of Rochester, also survives. , ATARRH of bud or thrattj* vto»Of bwwfiwi by the vipcn of- APOltUB OVER W MHJJOX JARS USED YEARIY CECIL Maybe the Woman Pay's and Pays-But Now and Then She Collects Now Playing Thru Friday "LONELY WIVES" Edward Kverett Horton Esther Ralston Laura La Flante Faster Than Jazz 1 'Treat em LikeTramps THEY'RE ALAC NOW PLAYING The Most Famous Picture in Movie .History SET TO SOUND Now You Can Thrill Again .. . Not Only to the (Picture ... But Also to Joseph A. Uriel's Special Musical Background FOUR SHOWS DAILY STARTING AT 1-8:30-6-8:30 Starting SATURDAY The PERFECT DRAMA With a PERFECT CAST FRIDAY Last Show Only 8:30 P. M. DOUBLE FEATURE The "Birth of a Nation" and " in "HOLIDAY" CUVE BROOK CONRAD NAGEL AKMOWCIUC*' 1 ALIKE! O THER women's husbands . . . other women's sweethearts . . . -they were all fair game to this dark- eyed tempest whose ^marriage had mocked hep love . . . whose child" had , been taken from her by the rich man who had been her Irtish and. "One rule for both aides," she said. "Get all you can! I'll show them!". 1 .,,. and she did! But Millie learned that faithless love exacts from man a price . . . from woman a penalty! LLI With the Glamdrous- H G I G T W E L V E T R E E S From the Novel by Donald Henderson Clark. With Lilyan Tashman, Robert Ames, John Halliday, Joan Blondell, James Hall, Anita Louise. Directed by John Francis Dillon. A CHARLES R. ROGERS PRODUCTION S T A R T I N G SATURDAY Bigr Midnight Show Saturday 11:15. *

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