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March 27, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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* l^^i^iii-iii^TM 1 "' MASbN CITY GLOBE^GAZETTB MARCH 27 ·· 1931 FRIDAY and SAT. See and Hear the Real Africa Also Showing Excellent Short Subjects World's Greatest News Reel 3 DRY VIOLATORS ARE GIVEN FINES Damages Asked at Northwood From Company Laying Pipeline. NORTHWOOD, March 27.--Three liquor law violators were : sentenced by Judge C. fl. Kelley in district court'. Fank Tomlin, restaurant keeper of Hanlontown, pleaded guilty to maintaining a liquor nuisance and received a fine of $300 and costs and three months in jail. Tho Jail sentence was., suspended on payment of the fine and he was paroled to the sheriff- Alvta Hoel, also of the Hanlontown vicinity, was fined $300 and costs and sentenced to three months in jail 1 on his plea of guilty to Illegal possession. On payment of $100 to apply on the fine and costs the balance of the fine and'jail sentence .were suspended. Hoel was recently before the court on' a paternity charge and Is making monthly payments for Vhe support of the child and It was represented that he'would be unable to comply with this order if the fine and sentence w^re to be imptosed in full. The arrests of the Hanlontown violators were made at Hanlontown early Sunday morning. Hllliard Larson of Northwood pleaded guilty to illegal transportation and was fined $100 and costs and sentenced to six months in jail, the Jail sentence to be suspended on payment of the fine and costs. The grand jury, which met Tuesday, is still in sotslon and has returned no verdicts as yet. Damage suits were filed this week by Julia B. Perkins of .Hartland township against the Schmlt Construction company of Saukvlile, Wls., asking $4,000 damages for injuries received by her minor son, MUford, for which she alleges the company responsible. The Perkins farm was pressed last fall by the Great Lakes Pipe Line company line and the Schmlt Construction Company had a contract for par.t of the' work of laying the pipeline. Pipe had been distributed on ground across the Perkins farm and as Milford was helping operate a corn harvester a pipe was struck and rolled against his leg, breaking both bones between the knee and ankle. He was confined to a hospital Ir. Albert Lea for a number of weeks as a result of the injury. Mrs. Perkins asks damages of $1,000 for medical and hospital bills and loss of time of her son's services. Sho asks $3,000 as his nearest friend as compensation for the injury. Milford Is 18 years of age. This action was started after the regular docket was prepared, the defendant company waiving notice In order that It might be introduced at this term, there being no term In Worth county until October after tne close of the March term. Farmers at Whittemore Will Discuss Thistles BANCROFT, MaVch 2T.--A meet- Ing will be held at the public school April 1 and 2 p. m. at which farmers of ' Greenwood and Ramsey townships will d Is cues the thistle problem. The meeting will be sponsored by thq Iowa State college, the U. S. 'department of agriculture and the board of supervisors of Kossuth county. A representative of ' the Iowa State college and Charles Morris, supervisor of this district will assist. Two at Nashua Observe 48th Year of Marriage NASHUA, March 27.--Mr. : and Mrs. Peter Bonzer celebrated theli forty-eighth wedding anniversary at their home'in Nashua-Thursday with their six children and families The children present were Charles Charles City; Edmund and William Nashua; George, Plalnfleld; Mrs Deo Butler and family, Geneseo and Mrs. L. E. Harrison and family Nashua. SATURDAY SATURDAY ALACE MARKS THE SPOT Where the Gangsters Died Laughing -- The Ludicrous Swede Who .fStole the Show" *SUNNY SIDE W ' "COCKEYED WORLD" and JUST IMAGINE" STAGELOVERSTO WED stronghold and · puts her to hard labor. Finally after a terrific battU between bandit gangs, Cardew anil his sweetheart decide to begin life anew. --o-Those Who see'"Africa Speaks" at the Iowa theater Friday and Saturday, will probably never forget "the dramatic emotional conflict of the picture/or the breath-taking beauty of the Congo backgrounds. Added to these are the startling: ef- ftcts of the sounds of the Jungle, caught by the sound film for the first .time and transmitted exactly to the screen. The roar of a hungry lion sends a shudder down -the spine,.. the. answering whimper of the monkeys--all are there In their primitive terror. When the story takes Itself to the French Congo-the magnificent women--with their huge duck-billed lips, are unforgettable. These women, the result of numerous Arab roads thta. swept down time after time to depopulate the villages of females, deliberately disfigure themselves to escape the ust of the desert marauders. their chief source of revenue, which s hauling of fuel and such commodl- les, their properties will of necea- ity soon b« abandoned, and a chief source of tax revenue ·will be lost" to us when these railroads are abandoned. The gas line is not going to give nearly as much employment as do ur transportation systems conslst- ng of railroads, and after all the maximum employment of our labor t the chief factor In bringing about prosperity. Therefore, as I see It the patriotic duly of our legislature la to levy an adequate tax on any form of Industry or transportation systems^ that encroach on our present industries which is reality have made possible :he building of a state and a nation. Without our railroads the state of Iowa would still be a wilderness over-run with wild beasts and Indiana. HARRY L. KINNEY, 1138 East State"street. Helen Gahagan, New York Actress, above, has chosen Easter Sunday for her. mar- riago to her leading man, Melvyn Douglas. Both are prominent In the theater. At Mason City's THEATERS THE EDITOR'S MAIL BAG (Continued From .Fart »· all of the industries in the state Do you know what universal con sumption of coal means to labor in Mason City? , It means that over two hundred trains of coal of fifty cars each en ter this city every year, and an consumed here. Nearly all of tin train crews handling those train! live in Mason City and spend theti money here. It Is very doubtful i the gas line company will have an; employes who spend anything at al here. If the railroads are deprived o Investigate Death of Man Found 100 Feet From Railroad Tracks 'DALLAS CITY, 111., March 27. MP) --Authorities were today Investigating the death of Lawrence O'Neal of Keokukj whose broken body was found 100 feet from railroad. tracks after a stalled ^, was demolished by a train at Pontoosuc, 111., crossing. looked to a coroner's inquest to reveal further details of the ca Ah, well; there also seems to considerable indulgence in othefl things prohibited several thousan years longer.--Sumter, S. O., Gets 10 Year Sentence for Streetcar Robbery DES MOINES, March 27. UP!-Hoyt Wiggins, 27, today was sentenced to. 10 years In the Anamosa reformatory for complicity In .a streetcar conductor holdup here. MERLE. SIMS ORCHESTRA OF ALBERT LEA Will Play for the AMERICAN LEGION OLDTIME DANCE Saturday Night, March 28 AT THE ARMORY Admission Always Me New ventilating system now In operation. V T T T7" T T T T T STARTS SATURDAY JON UK«*CKr ^THK KINO OF ACTION!? 4 4 Here he Is again, In the' dual role ol desperado ^ DEDFOQD Chapter No. 9 "The Indians Are Coming." Phone 159 For Time of Shows (and lovei --flirting with death --playing with love A blood-tingling story of rash adventure la the days of the early West. Daring 'action and passion of reckless men and women that will pull yon clean out of yonr seat. LAST TIMES TODAY The Most Human Story of the Day "MOTHER'S CRY" With Dorothy Peterson -- DaVId Manner* . A ^ . I ^ ' . J . . * . ^ ^ " " - - · - ' · -* r The Peppery French Girl of "HOT FOR PARIS" El Brendei, the funny Swedish comedian, makes his bow as a bold, bad gangster In "Mr. Lemon Of Orange," Fox comedy, opening Saturday at the Palace theater. Co- atarred with Brendei is the viva- clous French comedienne, Fifi Dorsay, who has the role of a singer In a night club that serves as headquarters for a dangerous gang of hl-jackers. Brendei plays two roles In this production, the first that of an inoffensive toy store salesman, " -·--·- - TWICE The Laughs You Ever Had Before BRENDEL IN A DUAL ROLE Brendei as "Silent McGee," the Hard-Boiled Gang Leader, is a RIOT But Brendei as "Oscar Lemon" from Minnesota is a PANIC The World's Greatest Funmakers in'a Peach of a Comedy CECIL 8 4GAYFULDAYS STARTING SATURDAY Here Comes Take Your Troubles for a Ride With Jfrjemon of Orange Dialog by EDDIE CANTOR Midnight Show Saturday 11:15 LAST TIME Friday "Unfaithful" DOUBLE FEATURE Come at 8:80 and in Addition to Regular Feature See -- "SHOW BOAT" notorious gang chieftain for.'whom he la mistaken. A strong supporting cast includes Wiliam Collier, Sr.. Ruth Warren, Donald Dlllaway and Joan Castle. Brendei stumbles into the danger" zone Immediately after a truckload of liquor N has -been hijacked and FIft Dorsey's brothei killed. Brendel's remarkable -resemblance to McGee causes Flfi ^o seek'revenge for the murder of her brother on the innocent toy store employe. "Parlor, Bedroom , and Bath," which had audiences Tearing when it was presented at the Republic theater in New York as the most hilarious farce comedy In the history of the stage, now comes to-the talking screen as a vehicle for the Inimitable Buster Keaton. Here is a role that fits the straight-fated comedian perfectly. He depicts a shy and reticent billposter who thru no efforts of his own achieves the reputation of a ''great lover." In a desperate attempt to uphold this reputation he becomes Involved in an uproarious series of amorous affairs which are brot to a swift conclusion when the jealous husband appears on the scene with a gun. The cast includes the lanky Chnr- lotte Greenwood, who scored on the stage in the original role; Reginald Denny, Cliff Edwards, Dorothy Christy, Joan Peers, Sally Ellers. Natalie Moorhead, Edward Brophy, Walter Merrill and Sidney Bracy. Among the high spots of the farce are the episode in which Keaton Is discovered in the arms o£ Miss Moorhead' by his other sweethearts; the comedy of errors by which he finds himself with the wife of a jealous husband in a hotel room; the chase and shooting melee which follow, the smashup in. which Denny runs Keaton down in his auto; the exciting, wreck which follows upon the' attempt of Keaton 'and Miss Peers to outraee .a locomotive. A tremendously-funny scene Is that in which Miss Greenwood teaches the naive Buster to- make love. Picturesque novelty in locale, combined with a story replete with human interest.places "Desert Vengeance," Columbia's latest all- talkie, starring Buck Jones, in a ^lass by itself as far as westerns are concerned, according to critics. Set against the background of a California "ghost" mining town, the picture, which opens at the Strand theater Saturday, presents a strong, logical and convincing story, splendidly acted and directed. Nor Is there any lack of .thrills! One stirring situation follows another with llghtnlng-Hke rapidity. The action Is concerned chiefly with the efforts of two rival gangs of desperadoes to gain supremacy In the district surrounding a little town out in ,the Western Sierras. Complications begin to arise when Cardew, ,i bandit king, loses his heart to 4 pretty girl who turns out to be an . adventuress. Enraged that his sweetheart should have decelvea | him, CardeW takes her to his YOU'LL laugh till it hurts at Buster's hilarious misadventures in romance! A dozen maidens waiting for his caveman wooing . . . and Buster hadn't ever kissed a girl! You'll * say if s the THE , STAGE HIT IS NOW. A TALKIE RIOT! Last Time Friday "THE LADY REFUSES" FUNNIEST PICTURE EVER MADE! with .this grand cast: CHARLOTTE GREENWOOD REGINALD DENNY CLIFF EDWARDS BIG MIDNIGHT SHOW SATURDAY 11:15

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