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March 14, 1931

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

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MARCH 14 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 13 AJ.MOFFETT, PLYMOUTH, DIES Services for Aged Resident Arranged for Sunday; Widb\v Survives. PLYMOUTH;' March 14.--AV J. ·Moffett, 72,.died' at:'hls r home here yesterday.; He had -been; ill ^f or 'the last three .years with a tumerous condition.' Funeral services will be at 2 o'clock' Sunday afternoon i at the Methodist'.church with the Rev. Joseph Yates and thV'RevvWilliam Galbreth, Mason City, .in .charge. Burial will-be in the family lot at Oakwbod cemetery. ' Mrf Moffett leaves his.wife, four grandchildren r and- a sister: : . . ' . - . - . ·. . . ' ' - . ~ Mason City Screen. Attractions Blacksmiths Hold Klemme Convention KLEMMB, March 14.-Pavey entertained, a number blacksmiths from this and surrounding counties at his shop."Thursday evening when,they meet'here for a district convention.:- Following the business ...session"Mr. and" Mrs. Pavey served lunch. · , Club at Fredericksburg Names Velva Meier Head FREDERICKSBURG, March 14., --At the meeting of the Jolly Dresden .Skylarks, club. officers elected, were: 'President,.Velva Meier ;vvice president, Lavera .Wittkop; secre- tary''and treasurer,'Lenore Steege; historian, Gladys Schneider; club re- porteri'EUa Steege. ··'·'- Coffeen Elected Ruler of Decorah Elks Lodge DECORAH,-March 14;--The" Decorah lodge of Elks A elected A:. R Coffeen; exalted ruler; Carl Dyerg- sten, ' esteemed leading knight; . George 'A. 'Baker, esteemed loyal knight; B._B. Amundsen, esteemed lecturing -."knight;. "Nels. Haugen, treasurer;, Prank Hughes; seoreta'ry; Grant Woldum, tyler; Charles Kornmeyer, trustee. - . Court at Decorah Adjourned DECORAH, March 14.--Court ad' journed-until, next Monday*and the, jurors have 'been - excused .-"until Wednesd ay. .The cas e ; of Hallinah vs. Keepers is expected to be the next jury case to come up for trial So far but one''jury case has been tried at- this term of court. Former County Attorney Better. ALGONA, March 14.--E. J. Van e.ss,: former Kdssuth county attor- ,ey, 5s recovering at Mayo hospital, Rochester, Mum , from an opera,on v Hi« wife* is -with him. · roar AFTER ANOTHER Last Time SATURDAY .-'_.., MAJUOWERAMBttU Life mCAWOCOOTEZ in the ' PHIUIPS BOIMES Raw JAMBOEASON POPULAR PRICES STARTS SUNDAY ESSIE LOV MAW AWio JTAWLEY The Fastest 1 Picture Ever Screened! A cocktail of- hilarious f u n , p e p , j a z /, " y o u t h a n d football thrills! What a cast! What music! What dancing! STARS OF "EAST LYNNE," THE BRILLIANT DBAKIA OF A WOMAN WHOSE HEART RULED HER HEAD. THE FEATURE AT- traction at the Palace theater for lour days starting Saturday. - : -. ·· ; ; At Mason City's THEATERS STANLEY. SMITH AND MARY 'LAWLOR IK A' SCENE FROM the Metro Goldwyn Mayer production, "Good News,' 1 vhich is to be seen and heard at the Iowa theater Sunday and Monday. CiTY^NEWS DEGLAM CONTEST AT Otranto, Lawler and Charles City Speakers Win , First Places. CHARLES CITY, March 14;--The subdistrlct declamatory contest was aeld In 'the·· manual, arts' building last evening when contestants from Chester, ·'. Cresco, , Elrna, . Lawler, Mitchell, Otranto, -Riceyille and Charles City competed. -Two.con- testants were disqualified for running overtime. -Margaret' Davenport of Cresco;'was. marked, first in the dramatic section ;biit was disqualified for-speaking one minute beyond the-time limit. ';:';",-'- . / Following is the program and winners arranged in the order they were marked by the judges, Mrs. E. E. Hunter, Mrs. Max Kissick'aud Adela Hansen, all of Mason City. Oratorical--Arnot Sine, Otranto; Howard L^rsen,'Charles City; Raymond Morris, Lawler; Lu !Verne Palmer, Chester.' Dramatic--Marian Paul, Charles City; Edith Shepherd, Lawler; Dorothy-Tours, Mitchell; · Margaret Davenport, Cresco Humorous--Virginia Castle,' Charles City; Claire ' Rockford, Lawler; Helen Herdman, Riceville; Janel Collins, Elma. . · " : . ' . . . SADDLER FILES FORMAYORSHIP Ponder Sheriff of Floyd Is in Charles City Race .for Office. CHARLES CITY, March 14.--The ourth candidate ;fpr mayor was announced " yesterday when P. A. Saddler, who.was sheriff until Jan. 1, filed 1 under the city ticket. Other :andidates on the ticket are H. C. Hansen, owner of the Charles City creamery, and iWilliam Blumeustiel, photographer,. for" the position of iouncilman at large. Will Monroe ! iled independently for councilman from the fourth ward. The name of C. Thomas was added to the people's ticket yesterday as council- nan from the fourth ward. This ;icket'indorsed Carl Magdsick for :reasurer, R. P.- Waller and Loren Parr for councllmen at large. Mr. Waller is now on the council; Other candidates for mayor are J. O. Hughes, H. D- White and Mayor C. ~ Gray. CHARGES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES" . CITy,; '-'March ; 14.-The Rey.rA. .A; Ridebut,' pastor, b the First. Baptjjit;. church- at Man Chester, has received':: ^a; call from the Baptist church But is' undecidet whether.he will accept.''This church has been without a",-;pastor" for couple of months.. ·.' ·· ; i Jay Langdon, who .has been spend ing the winter with- his daughter Mrs. Burle; Van Kleeck, near Bas sett, died .'yesterday morning, from the' flu at the age;of;72. His wife and two sons and two daughter survive. His son-in-law, Mr. Van Kleeck, :is ill xvith pneumonia.' Mrs. N. Frudden submitted to an abdominal - operation .at the May clinic in Rochester, Minn., yesterday. Mr. Frudden and her' sister, Mrs. H. J. Huber, are with her. Wilm a Ballard of Fl oyd was op er- ated on for appendicitis at the Cedar Valley hospital yesterday.' Open Legislature Sessions : March 14. -- The Ira D. Halverson, GOLDFIELD, Rev. and Mrs. pastors of the Goldfield and Holmes Baptist churches; opened 'the; two bodies of the state legislature at Des Moines Friday morning with, prayer. . Charles City'GuItus Glub Members Hear Musical Selections CHARLES CITY, March 14.--The Congregational- chapel was filled last evening;-with . members and guest's of the Cultus club to. hear a program- arranged : by . the- music committee composed of Mrs; George Buckman, Mrs^ Vi.. K._ McCray and Mrs. ; Calvin Bu'rits. -Mrs.. R. W. Zastrpw, president, welcomed the guests after which. Mrs. Burks announced the program which -centered around the life and compositions of Deems Taylor, New York composer. . · ' : The guest soloist was ^lichael Kiienoff, baritone, of Ceda"? Falls, who -opened the program with a group 'of songs. Accompanied by Mrs. E. A. Sheldon. -"Mrs. Milton Dunlap gave a sketch of Deems Taylor's life, after .-which Mrs. W. B. _ Hamilton - reviewed the opera. "The'King's Henchman."_ A dramatic chorus,'''The Highwayman;" in two., parts was sung by a double'quartet, composed of Mrs. Ruth Melcher, Genevieve Kras'che, Mrs..John.McGeeney, Virginia Victor, Mrs., Slvert Erlckson; Mrs. .George Wentland. Mrs. . George Buckman and Mrs. .-W- R. McCray with Mr. Kiienoff ^contributing the solo parts and Mrs.- Sheldon the accompaniments. Coffee and cake were served in the dining room by Mrs, J. F. .Christiansen, .Mrs. Loren Parr, Mrs. E. G. Brown and Mrs. J. H. -Trefz,. Mrs. Zastrow and Mrs. Ernest -Patten were -the table boat- esses. · . . . Clive Brook Is a^VVorid war hero and by one., of those strange coincidences that crop up in real life as well as faction, he reconstructs one of his tragic experiences in "East Lynne," Frank Lloyd's Fox Movle r 'tone romantic drama which opened Saturday at the Palace theater. The "East Lynne" situation, however, is not laid in the.World war, but in the Franco-Prussian war. And, in the play he is a civilian. In the World war, CIlye Brook served with the British forces for four .and', one- half years. He is one'of the survivors of Vimy Ridge and the battle of Messihes. 'At Virny Ridge he was submerged by debris, picked up by stretcher bearers arid was thot to be a casualty. By a.miracle'of the surgeon's science he recovered/ In the brief Franco-Prussian sequence in the picture, Brook", in the role of Levison, is mowed down by the bombardment of Parisi as he runs after Isabel, enacted by. Ann Harding,, to keep her from, the menace of explosions. In the scene 1 he 13 almost completely covered with heavy debris from falling walls. When, picked up he is dead There again is a .difference .between his real and reel experience. Ann. Harding is starred in the picture, which co-features Clive Brook and Conrad Nagel. Trenches,: roller-coaster tracks and .monorails provided means by which unusual action scenes of a football struggle -were obtained for the fllmization of "Good News," is playing at the Iowa theater Sunday and Monday. Edgar MacGregor and Nick Grinde, who directed .the screen version of the famous stage musical comedy hit, obtained the services of the University of Southern California football squads for the'thrilling sequences that climax the action of the story.'Bessie Love heads the cast in the screen version and others featured are Mary Lawlor, Lola Lime, Cliff (Ukulele Ike) Edwards, Dorothy McNulty,. Billy Taf t, Frank McGlynn and Tom Jackson. Abe Lyman's famous band plays the musical score of 16 hits thruout the picture. The spectacular football wedding finale .filmed en- j tirely in natural colors is an additional attraction. . . . ' : ' Play Presented 2 Nights in School Near Decorah DECORAH, March 14.--The play, "An Old-Fashioned Mother," was presented at · the ? Hesper schoolhouse: by the young persons of the community Thursday .and Friday nights. The cast was: Esther McMillen, a Mother in Israel; Lucy Johnson, Cleonp. Humphrey, Ethel Smith, Margaret Sharpe, Marion Robinson, Norval Burreson, · Gran- ville'Street, Oscar Sanden, Leroy Street, Palmer Peacock and Edgar Reading-Given atEagloGrovo EAGLE.GROVE, March. 14.--Mr: R. W. Crawford of Fort Dodge gav a reading, -"Green Pastures," b Marc Connolly, at The Congrega tipnal church Thursday evenin under auspices of the Christian En deavor to an audience of 150. Negr spirituals were sung during th program. ; AGED DECORAH FARMER IS DEAD Araie Guttormson, 75, Was Winneshiek Resident for 50-Ye?nrs. DECORAH,; March 14.;-- A. rn i e uttornison, : 75, ..died x,yesterday ·norning at his home in -Decorah ownship,-' after' suffering for .two veeks. The funeral will probably be held Monday looming at the Madison Lutheran churcl! and burial will e made in the adjoining' cemetery. «Ir. Guttormson farmed in Decorah .ownship-nearly 50 years. He leaves lia wife'.ahd seven children: Anna, klra Elmer Brigen; Lena, Mrs. John /Ine; Georgie, . Mrs. Ferdinand Saaken; Selma, Mrs. John Cross of Charles City; Casper, Albert and Hjalmar; all of Winneshiek county'. eacher, Formerly at Eagle Grove, Succumbs EAGLE GROVE, March 14.-Miss Agnes Moore, 57, died Thursay at the hospital in Fort Dodge after undergoing a number of serous operations. She has been for many years a teacher in grades and kindergarten in the schools of this ity. The funeral will probably be n Sunday at the Methodist church, he was a cousin of Mrs. Charles H, Worse of "Eagle Grove and a sister COMING ATTRACTIONS · ; , ' , .' : FALACE . ·' ' '- ·' . Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tues day--Ann Harding, Conrad Nage and Cltve Brook;in VEast Lynne," a superb human drama. . .Wednesday, Thursday, .Friday-"It Pays to Advertise" with Norman Poster, ^keets Gallagher and Carol Lombard. : IOWA. ;. ; Sunday, Monday--Bessie Love Mary Lawlpr and Cliff Edwards in "Good News.'!. · . · Tuesday, Wednesday--"The Fa] Guy" with Jack Mulhall, Mae Clark and Ned-Sparks. Thursday--"The Lady of Scandal starring Ruth Chatterton and Bas' Rathborie. · · Friday, Satui'day--"Sea Devils, a story of pirates oh the Seve Seas. If it is about Mussolini, the onl safe way seems to.be to tell to th submarines,--Springfield Union. of the Rev. Hugh Moore, who -was pastor of the local Baptist church about 20 years ago. Plaintiff Given Verdict in Allison Damage. Suit ALLISON, March 14.--In the case of Kukhari vs. Christie the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff of $320 damages, '.after deliberating 2',i hours. The caso grew out of a collision at an intersection near Greene in July last year. it If' A M A D O R E ! ! OF D I S T I N C T I O N " Your Hotel Address -- Reflects Your Business THE .universal acceptance of THE DRAKB as the stopping pi ace for travel ersofnote lends added prestige to the mission of the business traveler who gives th'is as his Chicago address. Service standards of the highest order relieve you of detail and pro vide, wi th finer quarters and foods . . . many unusual accommodations to expedite your business. On request, special quarters for large or small conferences ore gladly placed at the disposal of the guest, without extra charge. Room rates begin at $5 per Jay. I) CAKE HOTEL. C H I C A G O [- NOW PLAYING THRU TUESDAY Only Once In Months Can You See A Picture Like This One The pulse quickening drama of a woman's love "life and ^ her. loves for her husband--his best friend---her baby. (Itin HARDING A girl who loved life--a friend who took her to Paris -- a husband who couldn't understand Smith. Bootlegging Case'Is Dlsbmisscd DOSAGE--The Warburton- -bootlegging case was dismlssed_ for laclj of evidence. The county attorney, however, obtained an injunction against him. in SUNDAY DINNER Spring Chicken or Roast j" A pork, all the trimmings,. OUC BARBECUED RIBS 408 Second Northwest T ·«* _ Lester MERLE SIMS ORCHESTRA OF ALBERT LEA Will Play for the AMERICAN LEGION OLDTIME DANCE · Saturday Night, March 14 AT THE ARMORY Admission Always 25c New ventilating system now in ·'·· operation... · , / ContacL BROOK NAGEL Cecilia Loftus » Beryl Mercer Superbly Tender Drama Lavishly Beautiful Scenes A Perfect Cast · HAVE per- · son ally seen this picture and consider it one of our greatest offerings. J.M.HEFFNER Sunday Bargain Matinee Until 2, 35c

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