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

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 20, 1931
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 20 1931 ' FREE! Mrs, Stovers Bungalow Candies SOLD ar rtfi / '·DOTAND mat · "/.' Special Spring Opening Offer Saturday, March 21, We Wffl /" I T'yp . a;40 cent half-pound box of this fa- Vsi V r 1 nious Candy Free with a $1.00 purchase of other inerchandise. Limit one box to a customer. Get a box Free--Saturday ojily. MICHEALDRUG CO. 5 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. MASON CITY DRESS UP ^» _ flaltii Sunday USE YOUR FOR PALM SUNDAY AND EASTER will enjoy wearing these FASHIONABLE SPRING COATS Richly Fur Trimmed New styles. New '^··T^TC fabrics. New furs. SIX ^ New low prices. ' T|^f O tl You will appreci- ^TM ^" -·' ate these lovely Coats,-and you'll: · be dressed in the height of fashion. Remarkable values at this price. Be in Style tki$ Select from oj^r display of CLEVERLY DESIGNED DRESSES T h e choice of the good dreessers. If it is at all new this Spring, "we have Don't miss seeing these fashions. WEEtOV\ I ON CREDIT MEN, -why not look, real smart for Easter, get into one of oar FS$E WORSTED Slf ITS i. You can easily see these Suits a r e' bargains. Such, materials, such sty ling, such tailoring are usually seen in clothes of much higher price. SPORTY DRESSY TOPCOATS 50 Just what you want for style and cam,fort these c r i s p A Spring days. ' i " · ' · F I E L D S II1SO. FEDERALS! HOWJDED TO DEATH? Pretty .Georgia Gray, red r headed actress (above), is the latest witness to die after giving evidence to the Seabury investigation committee into vie e . 'conditions in New York. Miss Gray died of pneumoniaj but Her condition is said to have been aggravated by the constant "hounding" of the .police department. At Mason City's THEATERS . . Celebrated comedians and comedienne's of both 'Stage"'and screen make up the all-star cast of "Fifty Million ,Frenchmen,", the -Warner Brothers and Vitaphone Technicolor comedy special which opens at the Palace Beater Saturday. The distinguished group ,ot comedians is headed by Olsen and .: Johnson, mirthful maniacs of "Monkey Business." Well-known as footlight laugh-makers, this comedy combination makes its film bow in "Oh, Sailor Behave!" William Gaxton, John Haliiday, Charles Judels, Lester ,Crawford and Nat Carr contribute to the comedy of the .picture. Gaxton has -the leading romantic, comedy role, the part he created in the original-, stage version. Helen Broderick, Claudia Dell, Daisy'Belm ore and Vera Gordon aave important feminine roles in s comedy hit of Americana ' in 3ay Pare e. Miss Broderick, jprom- nent Broadway comedienne, has the same^characterization she originated on the New York stage. Charlie Ruggles, favorite comedian, lias an unique assignment in its next picture, "Charley 1 ?.Aunt,". Jie Columbia comedy, produced by Christie, scheduled to open Saturday at the Cecil "theater. Charlie Ruggels has been singled out for an; unusual honor. He is to play the first emale Impersonator in' talking films. He is given the opportunity to pioneer. He is the first female 1m- jersonator to try a.falsetto on the screen with the exception of the brief interval that Loh Chaney .appeared aa an old lady in "The Un- loly Three.',' Charlie -wears skirts, a curly, silky 'wig, 'a shiny black silk drees with lace and a perky bonnet. You'd never suspect who was hiding behind those skirts if \ you weren't 1 told so beforehand. It isn't a very easy role ,to play. It was-a different story in silent films, Julian Eltinge, famous impersonator, only had to .look like a woman--but Charlie, physically endowed with a healthy bass voice, has to assume a squeaking "soprano" and sound as well as look like a woman," It is a the capabilities of ever-dependable difficult assignment but not beyonc Charlie. · ' " ' ' -I---Q---j, ' · Playing stellar roles In 300 plays at one theater--the Majestic hi Los Angeles--is the unique record of Edward Everett Horton, famous, stage and screen comedian, jWhose. latest laugh riot "Once a Gentleman" wil be presented starting Saturday' at the Strand theater. Practically every play of importance producec in America has been seen at the Majestic, and Hortpn became Hollywood's most popular stock actor Horton hag successful!* alternated between stage and screen appearances, altho he often remarks that he's the .only actor who went to Hollywood to appear on the stage Among his photoplay hits were "Ruggles of Red Gap," "Beggar, on Horseback," "The Whole Town's Talking," and "Taxi, .Taxi." His firs talking picture was "The Terror.' In "Once a Gentleman" Horton ap pears at his best in the role of a valet whose employer gives him a month off to play gentleman, "Tom Sawyer," starring . Jackie Coogan is also on this bill. Romance can flourish at sea with 'out luxurious background of a mod' ern floating palace favored by mosl novelists. The "Lottie "Carson" is an old schooner, battered by many storm, but it provides an Interesting setting.for a lively story of love hate, intrigue and vengeance. Undoubtedly-the boat has had other'ad- venturous trips, but the cruise 'as pictured In "Sea Devils" reaches the heights ' of melodramatic action Most of the story takes place aboarc the three master, with a crew made up 6f such picture favorites as Ed mund Burns as the stowaway, Wai ter Long as the murderous firsl 'mate, Paul Panzer the quartermaster, James Donnelly the captain anc Molly O'Day his lovely daughter with the comical Jules Cowles ii charge of the galley. "Sea Devils,' exciting sea yarn, Is showing- Friday and Saturday at the Iowa theater. "It Pays to Advertise" is to be MEASURE ASKS BILLBOARD FEES Lafe Hill Presents Bill to Give State, Counties Licensing Power. i)ES ; MOINES, March 20. tff)--r Licensing of billboard and other outdoor advertising, concerns operating outside of cities .and towns is vested with the state and counties under a bill by Senator Lafe Hill of Floyd county as amended in committee. · ' "A fee-of $100 would be provided for licenses procured from the state board of assessment and review, the money going into the state general fund, · ^In lieu of the state licenses the bill provided that, the companies may operate within a county curing'a license from the 'county. The fees also would-'go' into the state general fund and would range upward from $5 in counties with less than 20,'000 population to $25 in counties having, a population of more than 50,000.:-' . Cities and towns-would be allowed to collect permit fees for displays within-their limits, using the revenue so raised. The. fees charged woulc be on the basis 6f the number ol square'feet in the ''sign or billboard and no sign would be erected containing more than 1,000 square feet The bill also makes provisions as to where "billboards and other signs may ba erected. Emmetsburg Man Will ,' Have Waverly Store WAVERLY, March 2(K--A.' H. Schlutsmeyer of Emmetsburg will open a women's ready-to-wear and dry goods business in Waverly between April "15 and May 1 in the Schlutsmeyer "building, formerly occupied by the J. C. Penney 'company. The building will be '.remodeled and new fixtures installed. Mr. Scblutsmeyer will move to Waverly to take charge of the store and will sell his interest in his store at Emmetsburg, where he has been located for several years. District Music Contest Will Be Held at Belmond BEUSIOND, March 20.--Belmond will the-scene of a sub- district music contest Saturday, March 28. Contestants from Hampton, Dows, Clarion, Belmond, .Meservey, Thornton, Sheffield and Alexander Vill compete to determine the winners who will go to the district contest to be held in Al- ;ona early, in April. School President IB Named. DUMONT, March 20.--The school jqard : ,of!.,1theiConsOHda,ted-: districts elected'H.':C?.^Pfa]tigraff president: R. J.Carroll was given a three year contract as superintendent. He is ust closing his fourth year here. presented for the last time Friday night at the Palace. The Cecil is showing "Resurrection" lor the last time Friday evening. "Other Men's Women" closes a iree-day engagement Friday night at the Strand. MISS PHILIPPINES Associated Prest Photo Maria Kalaw, a co-ed at the . University, of the Philippines, ' was choeen ftllss Philippines for 1931.- Maquoketa Sticks to City Manager System MAQUOKETA, March 20. UP)-Citizens here have rejected a new form of. city government by a vote of 645 to 75. At a special election it waa proposed to replace the present city manager government with n system of three councilman to serve without, pay. The council- would select a mayor-from its own group. Party on Anniversary Is . Held by Luverne Society XiUVERNE, March" 20.--The annual anniversary party of the Methodist Ladies aid was held at the community hall Wednesday afternoon. Many old friends and former members of the society were present and there was 'a large attendance. A program ;o£ vocal and instrumetal music was given and an interesting history of the aid was read by Mrs. Peter Thompson. A reading was given by Mrs. H. A. Reyman. After the program a social hour was enjoyed. / ' '' ' 81st Birthday of Rudd Woman Is Celebrated RUDD, March 20.--Mrs. Augusta D. Chichester's eighty-ifirst birthday anniversary was Wednesday. Mrs. Chichester has been a resident of Iowa for 54 years. ORCHESTRA OF OSAGE Will Play for the ~ AMERICAN LEGION OLDTIME DANCE Saturday Night, March 21 AT THE ARMORY Admission Always 25o -. New veritllatSng system now in operation. FRIDAY and SATURDAY Two Fisted Men Battling the Pirates of the Seven Seas "SEA DEVILS" With MOLLY O'DAY EDMUND BURNS WALTER LONG COMEDY l . NEWS--CARTOON A White Woman Atone With . A ' Hundred Beasts Get Set for Your Biggest Abdominal LAUGHS STDANE FOUR DAYS STARTS (SATURDAY FOR HEBE COMES THE SUPREME LAUGH KING Howard Everett Horton "ONCE A "GENTLEMAN" A Gale of Gaiety In the Breeziest Story of the Season Also Chapter No. 8 '*The Indians Are Coming" with Superb Support Lois Wilson George Fawcctt Emerson Trcacy Francis X. BnBhmon King Baggot Directed by James Crir/.e LAST TIMES TODAY Two Splendid Features--For One Price GRANT WITHERS MARY ASTOR in "Other Men's Women" This Feature Shows at 1:25-4:13-7:01-9:19 JACKIE COOGAN Mltzl Green Junior Darlcln --In-"TOM SAWYER" This Feature Shows nt 2:86-5:34-8:13 CECIL Starts Saturday . . C H A R L I E R U G G L E S When TKey Pound Out That "She" Was a «'He" . . . the Fun Began. SHE WAS A FUN-LOVING COLI.EGE BOY Last Times 'Resurrection' Friday JOHN" BOLES LUPE VELEZ Big Midnight Show 'Saturday 11:15 Smile/ ;" Snicker/ ALACE STARTING SATURDAY Give Yourself a Treat -- Cut Loose Come and Laugh Yourself Sick at the Newest, Smartest, Ccwn ^iy Sensation IT'S A RIOT --IT'S A WOW SHOWS AT 1-3-5-7-9 JOHNSON The Latest Comedy Team Rioters in 'FIFTY MILLION FRENCHMEN' ENTIRELY IN TECHNICOLOR PARIS NIGHTS PARIS SIGHTS PARIS DELIGHTS PARIS P A C K E D WITH SIDESPLITTING ' L A U G H S BY THE TWO CRAZIEST CLOWNS ON EARTH ATTEND THE GALA MID* NITE SHOW 11:15 P.M. SATURDAY LAST TIME FRIDAY REQUEST PICTURE ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT --Last Show Only- Come at 8:30. See this show and the regular feature. s

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