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Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, February 27, 1937
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MASON' CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY '27 · 1937 THREE AULT HONORED INWHITTEMORE Retiring Elevator Head Has Served Group Many Years. WHITTEMORE -- A farewell party was held in the city hall Thursday evening in honor of D. W. Ault who has been head of the Whittemore elevator company after many years of service. Members of the Whittemore community club, Modern Woodmen of America, city council board and friends attended the farewell. Mr. Ault retired because of ill health. Thomas J. Carmody, former Whittemore. mayor, gave the history of the Whittemore elevator. Frank Bestenlehner, Mayor H. E. Woodward and James B. Gulan were in charge. MOVIE PARADE By D. B. K. MADELEINE CARROLL POWELL ARE STARRED Topping the cast of the movie musical "On the Avenue," which opened Saturday at the Cecil, are Dick Powell and Madeleine Carroll. All of the songs in ."On the Avenue," were written by that master melody-maker. I r v i n g Berlin. Others in an all-star cast include Alice Faj-e, the Rilz brothers, George Barbier, Alan Mowbray, Cora Witherspoon and Stepin Fetchit, The film is based on a stage show, a "show within a show," depicting the life of the richest girl in the world. *r * * "The Great Ziegfeld," most magnificent production of 1936, makes its return appearance in Mason City as it opens Sunday MOVIE MENU CECIL--"On the Avenue" through Monday. PALACE--"We're on the Jury" and "The Holy Terror" through Tuesday. S T R A N D -- " C o d e ot the Range" and "Dames" end Saturday. "The Great Ziegfeld" starts Sunday. S T A T E -- "Cavalry" and "Walking on Air" end Saturday. "Bengal Tiger" and "Cain and Mabel" start Sunday. LAKE--(Clear Lake)--"Career Woman" and "Captain C a 1 a m i t y" end Saturday. "Rainbow on the River" and "Stolen Holiday" start Sunday. at the Strand. William Powell portrays Ejo Zicgfelfl and in other roles are cast Myrna Loy, Louise Rainer, Frank Morgan, Fannie Bricc, Virginia Bruce, Reginald Owen, Ray Bolger, Nat Pcndletou, Harriet Hoctor, Joseph Cawthornc, Herman Bingr, Kaymond Walburn and others. * * * Opening at the Palace Saturday was the double feature bill "We're on the Jury" and "The Holy Terror." Featured in "We're on the Jury," arc Victor Moore and Helen Broderick, whom are given support by Robert McWade, Vinton Haworth, Louise Latimer and Thlliji Huston. Jane Withers is starred in "The Holy Terror." . ft 0 * "Stolen Holiday," based on France's Stavisky scandal, and "Rainbow on the River," which stars Bobby Breen, comprise the double feature program opening Sunday at the Lake theater at Clear Lake. In the leading roles of -"Stolen Holiday" are Kay Francis, Claud Rains and Ian Hunter. May Rohson and Charles Butlerworth have strong supporting roles in "Rainbow on the River." * * * "Cain and Mabel." starring Clark Cabin and Marion Davids, with AHcn Jenkins, Roscoe Karns and Waller Catlett in supporting roles, and "Bengal Tiger," a circus picture starring Barton MacLane, June Travis and Warren Hull, begin Sunday at the Slate. MASON CITY EEN ATTRA THE NAVY'S PRIDE AND PROBLEM, JANE WITHERS, EM"braces Anthony Martin and Leah Ray, involved with her in the harum-scarum adventures of "The Holy Terror," now at the Palace in a double feature program with Victor Moore and Helen Broderick in "We're on the Jury." MERLE OBERON AND BRIAN AHERNE IN "BELOVED Enemy," playing at the Cecil for three days starting Tuesday. BOBBY BREEN IN A SCENE FROM "RAINBOW ON THE River" showing: Sunday and Monday at the Lake theater, Clear Lake. LUISE KAINER, VIRGINIA BRUCE, WILLIAM POWELL AND MYRNA LOY WITH HAR- riet Hoctor leading the ballet in the movie, "The Great Zicgfcld," -which begins at the Strand Sunday. A B O V E A R E S H O W N Clark Gable and Marion Davies, stars of the picture, "Cain and Mabel," which ojiens at the State Sunday, and to the left are Warren Hull and June Travis, featured in the circus film, "Bengal Tiger," on the same program. 100 Hear Declamatory Finals Held at Joice JOICE--More than 200 persons heard the final elimination in the local declamatory contest. Winners in order were: Primary grades, Lorna Peterson, David Scheie, Ellen Lou Granskou; intermediate, grades, Harlan Petersburg, Vernell Medland, Mavis Rowe; seventh and eighth grades, dramatic, Walter Felland and Lorraine Johnson; humorous, Betty Abraham, Mavis Gordon, Phyllis Iverson; high school, dramatic, Florence Abraham and Lorraine Larson; humorous, Duane Dahlby. Sanlcey Will Speak at Eagle Grove Banquet EAGLE GROVE--The annual father and son banquet of the Congregational church will be served in the church dining room Wednesday evening. C. W. Sankey, county superintendent of schools, w i l l be the principal speaker. Mr. Sankey was formerly editor of the Belmond Independent. Algona Oldest Resident Observes 97th Birthday ALGONA -- Ferdinand Hamus. Algomv's oldest resident, celebrated his ninety-seventh birthday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Pauline 'Winkie, where he makes his home. His many friends and relatives called Friday and congratulated him. He is enjoying good health considering his advanced age. Mr. Ramus is an early Kossuth pioneer and has farmed in the Luverne vicinity for many years. Concert to Be Sunday. THOMPSON -- The Thompson high school concert band will present its second program of the year in a vesper concert Sunday afternoon at 3 p. m. in the school gym. The band will be assisted by the girls' glee club and mixed chorus. D A N C E ! AVALON BALLROOM Manly, Iowa Tuesday, March 2 Music by BOBBY GRIGGS and his orchestra Ladies 35c Gents 50c OLD TIME DANCE Thursday, March 4 Music by ART'S NIGHTHAWKS Admission 25c. Infant Son Buried. BRITT--Funeral services were held Friday for the infant son born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dillon Thursday afternoon. The baby was prematurely born and only lived Srfew hours. He is survived by his parents and two brothers, Ronald and Dale, and one sister, Mariys. SUNDAY - MONDAY Biff Double Unit Program BOBBY BREEN in "Rainbow on the River" ' Plus "Stolen- Holiday" with Kay Francis - Ian Hunter Continuous Sunday 1:00-11:00 Regular Prices 10c-2Gc SATURDAY "CAPTAIN CALAMITY" --and-"CAREER WOMAN" Both Features Only l(ic Kids Alsva.vs Iflc ' "land Sled Used by Carrier at Plymouth PLYMOUTH--The road east ot own was opened Friday and also he one to Plymouth junction, the irst time they have been passable or the past week Fred Jones, who arries the mail to the junction lad to resort to a hand sled, t, eminder of last winter. Schoo! vill start Monday, if good weather continues.' horal Society at Belmond Is Formec BELMOND--Women o f t h e community who ate interested in music, met at the high schoo auditorium and organized a chora society. Mrs. J. E. Arcnds anc Harry Keller w i l l be directors anc Wrs. Clara Meyers will accompany The groups will meet each Tuesday night in the music room o the high school. Charles City News to Jury; Back in Pay to Support Child CHARLES C I T Y -- Clifford Cnowlton was bound over to the ;rand jury Fridny by Justice Cal;in Jones for child desertion. Bond ,vas fixed at 5500 which he fum- shed. His wife obtained a divorce some time ago and it was agreed le would pay $15 a month for child support. He was $55 in arrears and this was the. reason he was brought before the justice. Charles City Lions to Attend Safety Program CHARLES CITY --.The. Lions club at its regular meeting Friday noon.accepted the invitation to attend a joint meeting in the Legion rooms Monday evening when a safety program will be presented. M. E. Ferguson was chairman Friday and the program included readings by Richard Huber and Marvin Lohr, high school contestants. D. E. Glen o£ Des Moines guest. evening following the fellowship dinner at the Baptist church. She was sent here by Baptist headquarters and is speaking at several towns in Iowa this month. · Ralph Anderson, who has served four years on the school board, was tlie only candidate who filed for the office of school director yesterday. There is only one office o fill this year. , Miss Marion Mullenbach has accepted a position in the office of S. C. Hardwig, attorney. Mrs. Clair'Ballard has been admitted to the Cedar Valley hospital for treatment. Dr. R. H. Koenig returned from Minneapolis where he appeared on the program -of the Minnesota State Dental society. He stated more than 2,000 dentists registered Tor the meeting. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--The Rev. A. A. Rideout of Dubuquc gave the address Friday evening to the graduates of the Dr. Saisbury school of poultry diseases. Dinner was served in the St. Charles hotel and certificates were presented to each member of the class. Mrs. Lettie LaBounty has had two casts applied within six days Her left leg is encased as a result of a badly sprained knee lasl Thursday. On Wednesday she lost her balance when she was walking with a crutch and fractured right arm at the wrist. She is slaying at the home of her son, Earl LaBounty. Fay Townor has removed his auto repair shop from the Gamble building to 905 Ferguson street. Miss Elsie Koppen spoke Friday Wedding Is Announced. CHARLES CITY--The marriage of Miss Vclma Ada Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.-B. B. Brown of Earlham, and Aldcn L. :Emmert, Cliarles City, son of Mr. and Mrs. George E m m e r t , ' Ne .on, took place Oct. 20 in this city. The ceremony was performed by Justice Calvin Jones at the home of Mrs. Lulu Little, 407 North Jackson street. The witnesses were Mrs. Little and Leon Zwanziger. Mr. Emmert is bookkeeper at the Chevrolet, garage. Mr. and Mrs. Emmert have gone to housekeeping at 208 Fourth avenue Mrs. Gray Hostess. CHARLES CITY--The monthly meeting of the W. C. T. U. was held at the home of .Mrs. C. G Gray. Following devotions by Mrs C. M..ICnudson, Mrs. O. L. Jacob spoke on "National Temperanci Education." The national W. C T. U. is raising one million dollars to teach scientific inslructioi about the effect o£ intoxicating liquors. Oncns Grocery Store. CALMAR--Jake Hychek opened a grocery store Saturday. The store is under the name of The Square Deal grocery. You'll Enjoy OUR SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER Complete Dinner of Chicken or Turkey 40c Quick Lunch Cafe 114 South Federal Ave. Next to Huxtablc's Ends Saturday: "WALKING ON AIR" "CAVALRY" "CUSTER'S LAST STAND" Starting Sunday A Story as Hie as (he Stars It Unilcs. Presenting: a New Hich in Grand Musical Entertainment! CLARK G A B L E IN 'CAIN and MABEL with I BIG CO-FEATURE! MARION DAVIES | THRILLS! ACTONI ROMANCES COMEDO Allen Jenkins - Roscoe Karns Special: Saturday Afternoon K I D D I E S MATINEE ONE HOUR OF LAUGHS! On the Stage: SATURDAY NIGHT 8 EIGHT BIG ACTS A Selected Local O VAUDEVILLE In Competition for Cash Prizes ?100 for Pheasant Feed, NEW HAMPTON -- Chickasaw ounty sportsmen have cUstribul- 1 more than $100 worth ot ieed pheasants during the p;ist lew 'celts. A fund o£ §73 was spen or corn, mill feed and sorghutn sne lops under the direction o 1. M. Thurow. Milwaukee rail- oad section employes, rural mai amors and truckers have taken feed into the country. "uneral of Protivin Woman Is Conducted PROTIVIN--Mrs. Louis Milola ied in Protivin after an Illness, of 3 days from flu and compltca- ions since the birth ot a son, Emil, o her, who died the day o£ his irth. The surviving children are Sarah, 3, and Walter, 19 months old. She is also survived by several brothers and sisters, Mrs. Rudolph Aikrs. Regina Frank Maacek of 'rotivin, Mrs. M. Praska, Cresco; osepVi, Frank, William, Edward iid Ben o£ Protivin. Also her aged jarents, Mr. and Mrs.-Joe Rilia of 'rotivin and her husband. Funeral services were held.'at ioly Trinity church in Protivin, the Rev. Father Hradecky officiated. Court to Open Monday, ALLISON--The March term oC the Butler county district court will open Monday with Judge M, Edwards of Parlcersburg in charge. The grand jurors have jeen ordered to report Tuesday, March 2, at 10 a. m. and the trial jurors Tuesday, March 9. CLE Af)i^r COURT HUSSEY A N D HIS M A Y T A G ORCIICSTIIA LA= "" :s SATURDAY' Tn? OLD TIME DANCE EVERl r FRIDAY ART TCASSEL AN« HIS KASSELS IN THE AIR CO.ul.VC! TUES., M A R C H ' 9 . " R I D E T H E . B U S Special leaves t h e S u r f f o r M a s o n City at I o'clock every Saturday n i f h t . NOW SHOWING PUBLIC NUISANCE NO. 1--LOOSE AGAIN She's in the n a v y new -with the admiral praying for war--to get a little peace! BI DOUBLE BILLJ ODOR IN THE COURT! It's Murder--in the . Mirth Degree! VICTOR HELEN MOORE BRODERICK "WE'RE ON THE JURY" STARTS S U N D A Y NO ADVANCE IN PRICES SPECIAL LATE SHOW ENDS SAT. N1TE CODE OF THE RANGE "DAMES" "ACE DRUMMOND" NEWS "KELLY THE SECOND MIDN1TE SHOW FEATURE STARTS \ 1:23 - 4:40 - 7:57 Be Here--Support Your Favorite I Something Different --'· NEXT WEDNESDAY N o r t h Iowa's Mosl l i e a u l t f u l T h e a t e r LATE SHOW SVERY SATURDAY NIGHT AT 10 P. M. Now Showing ENDS MONDAY WITH RIT'Z BR.6S. ALICE FAYE Plus"YELLOWSTONE" r i l m c i l in Technicolor "Vautlo-Villians" Comedy -STARTS TUESDAY. One Night They Kissed in Ecstasy . . . and then . . . they faced Ihoir destiny . . . one hour to f u l f i l l happiness . - . to shut out the hate and the fury ol men. Stirring and violent drama ... a magnificent Inve story. MERLE OBERON BRIAN AHERNE

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