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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, April 24, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 21 THREE LEAGUE FORMED FOR WINNEBAGO Conservation Group Elects Boynton of Forest City as Chairman. 1 LAKE MILLS--At a county wide conservation meeting held in Lake Mills Tuesday night a Winnebago county chapter of the national conservation league wcis formed and a constitution and by-laws adopted. The purpose and nature of the organization was explained by Atty. J. D, Lowe of Algona, who was chairman of the Iowa delegation at the Wild Life conference recently held in Washington. The organization is not a fishing or hunting club, but a group organized to promote the preservation and conservation of all types of wild life in Iowa. Each civic or educational group in the county is being requested to appoint a member to serve on the · county conservation council. At the conclusion of the meeting T. B. Boynton of Forest City was elected county chairman, Floyd Nash of Lake Mills, vice chairman, and Earl Lansrud of Lake Mills, secretary and treasurer. Those representing groups outside of Lake Mills were: David Branstad, A. E. Myhr and Clark Meechem of Thompson, Clem Galaghan, J. C. Koppen, J. J. Kopp, Otto Schmidt and R. M. Bolsinger of Buffalo Center; T. B. Boynton, M. A. Brown, Joe Graham and L. D. Prewitt of Forest City. F. H. Davis, state conservation officer of Clear Lake, was present at the meeting and discussed plans being- used by the Lake Mills group to furnish seed for growing pheasant food to be used next winter. Move Under Way to Restore Rice Lake I F OPTIONS at a lower price* than previously a s k e d can be obtained on land around Bice lake, near Lake Mills, restoration is believed by officials and conservationists to be a s s u r e d . Above is an a ir view of Kice Lake, now surrounded by marsh land and losing much of its attraction as a scenic and recreation spot State f u n d s are available only a Hm- WINNEBAGO anon ana oc,,» G. Chrjstal 'ndi^ted progrw; .s liKelj if options are obtained at prices in contormity with liUe areas elsewhere in the state. At Mason City T H E A T E R S Bj K. J. P. BKVEIUA' BELIEVES IN LUCK Beverly Roberts, one of the stars who appears with Al Jaison in "The Singing Kid." slartins Saturday at the Cecil, is a believer in luck, and a brief inspection or her career indicates that her 1'aitli lias been well placed. She was broke, homeless and hungry in Paris, forced to can) her coffee and cakes singing in a third rate dance hail, when her luck started hitting. Her fiisl engagement was in a Parisian show staged in New York, and it- was there a Warner Brothers talent scout spotted her. Then it wasn't long before she was selected as Jolson's leading lady in this latest and greatest of his more recent pictures. Beverly was born in New York, daughter ol a chemical manufacturer. She has ash blond hair and brown eyes and is 3 feet ·) inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. Her great grandfather was Dr. Edward Jcnncr, discoverer of a smallpox vaccine. She likes to sculpt, .swim, fence, play badminton and Ijicyclc polo, and she's also an accomplished musician and pianist. sonal," fast moving comedy starring Pinky Tomlin with Jimmy Dunn ami Sally Eilcrs; to HLart tlu'alcr programs moving again at tho Slate Saturday and Sunday. Jean ranker, who fondles mountain lions, (Jeers and other more of less dangerous wild animalK in several oC the sequences of "Sequoia," is desperately afraid oC a mouse. "Sequoia" plays through Saturday at the Strand with the new Hoot Gibson film, "Lucky Terror." Ram Plunges Into Car on Farm Near Decorah DECORAH. i.l'i -- A belligerent rum on the Homer Dahlo farm is nursing an aching head and Dahlc is contemplating repairs to the side of his nice new car. Visiouing an intruder as he gazed into his reflection in the car, the ram look a running headlong plunge into the machine. Orchestra From Portland Gives Burchinal Concert BURCHINAL--Portland s c h o o l orchestra gave a concert Tuesday at Burchinal school. A cornet solu by Charles Pippert, a clarinet duct by Richard Dunn and Gene Vaughn saxophone duct by Alta Bergman nd Mrs. W. D. Conn were given. The concert was under the direction ;f Karl Bohlin. Nearly ..arly 300 Present for Portland Bureau and 4-H Club Program PORTLAND--Nearly 300 attended a Portland Farm Bureau and 4-H club achievement program Thursday night in the Portland hall, which marked using of the newly installed electric lights in the hall for the 'irst time. The program included moving pictures taken at the North Iowa fnil- showing 4-11 dub work of Worth, Ccrro Gordo. Floyd and Franklin counties accordion music and humorous readings by Floyd Frascr, .·uitar numbers by the three sons of Tim Phalcn. and music by the Portland orchestra. Tile program was largely arranged through Luke Miller of Mason City. Mason City businessmen alsn contributed for the free lunch that was served. Serving on the committee which planned The program were Dale Bitterman. Will Freese and Carl Peterson. Representative O'Connor of Now York expressed a desire to kick; Father Coughlin the length of Penn. svlvania avenue. Charles City News History, Conservation Week Is Observed With · Charles City Programs ' ' CHARLES CITY--Iowa History week and Conservation week scheduled for the same period this week have both been observed in Charles City. Special programs have been carried out in the schools' and various civic organizations to promote, interest in both projects. Boy and Girt Scouts nad a joint conservation booth at the Y. M. C. A. and the art class made posters stressing conservation. Talks were given by students in the junior and senior high school and photographs of the most beautiful trees 'n Floyd covhty were shown. Taik's are also being given in the grade schools and before church organizations. Earlier in the year the Woman's club and St. Charles clubs bad programs on Iowa's twenty-five year plan and the work of the Iowa planning board. Other organizations interested in the conservation movement are the City Improvement association, Park board and Izaak Walton league. Iowa History week, sponsored by the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs and the Iowa State Historical society for several years was observed in different ways. Royal Hoi- brook started the program with his address on Iowa before the Chamber of Commerce and a joint assembly, of the junior-senior high school. Iowa history' w, - brought to the attention of the students in the classroom and a daily article on some early local history was published by Mrs. Helen Payne, history chairman of the Floyd county federation. Among the events she described were organization of the Political Equality club by Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt in 1891, a loan exhibit of historical relics in the courthouse 60 years ago, a yeport by John R. Waller, pioneer settler, of his early impressions of Floyd county and history of the Charles City Chautauqua and list of prominent persons who appeared on the platform. Two-more will conclude her series. Mr. and Mrs. Byron Farrow, Glenwood, Minn., were served a wedding dinner at the Norlin hotel. 420 Miles of Rural Electrical Lines for Franklin Are Asked H A M P T O N--Application has been sent for 420 miles of electric lines in Franklin county to serve about 1,350 farmers. The cost is estimated at 5425,000 and will be received from the REA at Washington. Work on the project is proceeding rapidly in' the county. In Tune Film Centerville to Begin Building New School CENTEKVILLE, UP)--Work of erecting the new central ward school building which will replace the old building recently torn down, will begin this week, according to officials of the Lanning Construction company of Ottumwa, successful bidders cm the project. The construction of the new build- tog is made possible through a PWA grant. . Mrs. Hammond Funeral Conducted at Dumont DUMONT--Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon-at 2 o'clock at the Whitaker funeral home for Mrs. Floyd Hammond, 37, who died April 17 from a heart attack at her home in Long Beach, Cal. Jessie Mable Burton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Burton, was born March 19, 1899, in Hickory county. Mo. She was married to Floyd Hammond Dec. 25, 1915, to \vhich union two daughters were born, Carol Jean, preceding her in death, and Gwendolyn, who with the husband, survives. Other relatives are her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Sherman, Waterloo; a sister, Mrs. Ollie Shackleford, Dayton, Ohio; and two brothers, E. E. Burton, Oshkosh, Wis.; and C. L. Burton, Waterloo. She had been affiliated with the Baptist church at Waverly. The family lived at Dumont several years where Mr. Burton was a barber. After a residence at Parkersburg,. they moved to California nine years ago. The Rev. F. P. Shaffer of the Methodist church was in charge of the funeral. "Coronado" is the new tune film featuring Betty Burgess, 18 year old Los Angeles high school girl who was taken from dramatic classes for the part. Forgets to Remove Pocketbook Before Burning Old Overall MILFORD, .(/Pi--Fred Range foi got to remove his pocketbook con taining about $600 in checks an currency when he burned an ol pair of "overalls. He had the check replaced but lost the $76 in curren -lolds Interest From State, County Bonds Is Subject to Levy FORT DODGE, (.T)--District ud"e T. G. Garfield Thursday anded down a decision in Webster ountv district court holding that ntcrest from state, municipal ounty and school bonds is subject o state income tax. The ruling is considered of lar- caching importance as millions of ollare of such bonds are owned by owans. Hitherto interest from hese securities has been tax exempt ut last year the state board ol assesment and review held the bond owners must pay income lax on the ntercst. The Webster county case vas regarded as a test suit to de- ermine the legality of the boards suit was brought by Henry and Mrs. Elizabeth Hale of For 1 . Dodge who own $752,900 of state school, municipal and county bonds from which last year they received interest of 536,893.75. The state board held that under its ruling the Hales must pay a state income ta of $1,387.24. University of Iowa Goes Without Home Track Test IOWA CITY--For the first tim in 16 years of Coach George Brcs nahan's coaching tenure, the Uni versity of Iowa will be without a home track meet in May. The Iowa-Wisconsin-Northwester triangular affair, originally scheduled to occur here May 2, will be held at Madison, Wis., instead. Be cause of the conflict with the marching band contest of the music festival, it could not be held at Iowa City, and efforts to bring the other teams here May 4 failed. If Al Smith ever turns the sidewalks of New York over to the democratic administration, it will be one brick at a time.--Georgia Cracker. Buckbee Death Leaves Illinois With Only Five G. 0. P. House Members ROCKFORD. 111., tfi--The death of Representative John T. Buckbee, =tockford republican and seed corn- any owner, left Illinois Friday with inly five republican members in the loiise delegation at Washington. Buckbee. who represented the welfth district, );d been in failing icalth and was not a candidate for renomination in the primary clcc- ion, April 14. Flavina Carlson, his secretary, said heart disease was the cause of death Thursday. Ho was 61 years old. Prolivin Scarlet Fever Victim's Funeral Held PROTIVIN--Julius Fcncl, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Fcncl, died Tuesday of scarlet fever. He had been ill for about a week. He leaves besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Fencl and two brothers. The funeral was held in the Holy Trinity cemetery Wednesday. UEULAH BONDI DEMONSTRATES VEKSAT1UTY Bculah Bondi's versatility is again attested by her present role in support of Margaret Sullavan, star of Walter Wangcr's "The Moon's Our Home." which opens Saturday at the Palace. Recently seen as the emotional mountain mother in "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine," she plays the role of an almost acrobatic secretary to a vase-throwing, fiery-tempered, screen actress in "The Moon's Our Home." The latter is the screen dramatization of Faith Baldwin's story of twc international cclcbritcs who learn to hate each other by reputation When they finally meet under as- sumcd names, they fall dcspcratclj in love. They marry, and the clast o£ temperaments results in a licatei quarrel on their wedding night with the bride walking out on tly bridegroom. They relent, and thei: frantic efforts to Innate one anothc lead to many startling and amusin; situations. With Miss Bondi in support OL Margaret Sullavan are Henrietta Crosman. Charles Buttcrworth. Dorothy Stickney and Henry Fonda. With this film at the Palace is 'Brides Arc Like That," a comedy starring Ross Alexander and Anita. Louise, two of the most ta.lcntcd of Hollywood's younger stars. * * * 'Storm Over the Andes," a great air thriller featuring Jack Holt, Antonio Moreno and Mona Barne, combines with "Don't Get Per- Will Discuss Farm Conditions. CEDAR RAPIDS--Round-table discussion of farm land conditions n North and South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska. Wisconsin and Minnesota will be one of the features of the North Central Regional convention of the National Ascsociation of Real Estate boards to be held at Cedar Rapids, May 1 and 2. A gasoline-alcohol blend makes a satisfactory fuel for automobiles but to get the maximum benefits' of the proposed "farm fuel" engines should be re-designed. Tint is the conclusion of the national bureau of standards from recent studies it has made.--United Slates News. Assault Case Dismissed , by Charles City Justice 'CHARLES CITY--Justice John McGeeney dismissed a case of assault and battery against Thomas Meighan, tenant on a farm 4 miles east of Charles City. The charge was preferred by Ralph Tritch, a former tenant on the same farm, who claimed he went to the farm tenanted by Meighan to get a wheel which he had removed from a tractor but could not find it. He inquired of Meighan what became of it and he was told he had sold it to the junk dealer. An argument followed resulting in Meighan striking Tritch in the face. The justice dismissed the case on account of the conflicting testimony. Mrs. Allen President. SHEFFIELD--Officers were elected at the annual meeting of the Sheffield public library. Mrs. W. E. Allen was again re-elected president. Others chosen were Mrs. C. M. Wood,. vice president; Lester G. Benz, secretary; P. L. Johnson, treasurer. |Jj(mi^H^HHH^HH^^^BMwSsBS^MI»MK*»H» MIXED DANCE DENISON CLU1. Saturday, April 25 Music By Fete Martin's Orchestra Admission 25c Per Person -- Tax included FOLLOW THE CROWD Charles City Briefs CHAELBS CITY--New officers chosen at the annual meeting of the Washington P. T. A. are as follows: President, Mrs. Roy Virchow; vice president, Mrs. Albert Schilling; secretary, Miss Dorothy Doerfler; treasurer, Mae Gump. Work is progressing on the residence property belonging to Mrs. Inez Fitzgerald at 307 West Clark street, which js being-made into a duplex. Robert F. Kneeskern, Castalia, and Mabel Young, Wadena, were granted a marriage license Thurs- Dr. J. E. Salsbury, president of the Salsbury Laboratories and H. G. Bos, salesmanager, are in St. Louis, Ma, on business for the firm. Followino their marriage Wednesday in !he Little Brown church, DANCE NORTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB Saturday, April 25 JACK ALLEN'S FAMOUS ORCHESTRA For Members ond Guests U Saturday April 25 LAWRENCE WELK AND HIS ORCHESTRA Featuring Lawrence and the Electric Organ Ladies 36c (tax incl.) Gents 60c OPENING SUNDAY DON STRICKLAND Ladies 26c Gents 40c Coming May 7 ANSON WEEKS AND HIS FAMOUS ORCH. Buy Advance Tickets JAMES SALLY DUNN-EILERS The STABS ot "BAD flIKI."--tosrtllcr asinln! In a trnzy. carclrcc comedy ol cx- cltlnjr escapades anil scintillating songs "PINKY" TOMLIN OUT OF THE "GREEN HELL' OF SOUTH AWIERK6 . . Comes the first T ATIf drama of tbat con- J ^ O / V BI'S bloodsest HOLT human conflict! STORM over the ANDES with Mdiisi Bilrrie TOM MIX, Chapter No. 11, "Miracle Rider" Saturday, April 25 KELLY'S KELLODIANS Dancing 8:30 till 12. Lunches. 25e per person. JOIN THE FUN EVERY FRIDAY AT THE CECIL and PALACE Sucli « Program Should JVvc Be Missed! C'nmc Eurly 1" Avoid the, Uusli! H;ml-h"iliv] licrnes of t h e . ,---· Seven Seas . . . t h e y I BIG fousW f"r » l i v i n s - l h c n " flshl for themselves! Leathernecks Have Landed" with LEW AYRES ISABEL JEWELL Rain or Shine Will Be GIVEN AWAY TUESDAY Night at DENISON CLUBHOUSE Watch fur Particulars HOOT GIBSON --in-"Lucky Terror" ivilli LO\A A N O K E AKT MIX IVALLY WALES Companion Feature Tlic Screen's Greatest Thrill "SEQUOIA" will. JEAN 1'AKKEll TAILSI'IN TOMMY IN THE "GREAT A1K MVSTEKV NEWS EVENTS GIFTS to the KIDDIES KKIDAV-SATtliiDAV MAT._ C O M I N G S U N D A Y - K I N G OF BURLESQUE Warner Baxter - Alice Fa,v c .lack Oiiliin "IT'S A GREAT LIFE" Joe Morrison - 1'aill Kell.V Rosalind Keith - "Chic" Sale Heading the biggest cast--singing the best songs--delivering the greatest hit.of his entire career! Starts Saturday K^MMOTH^DOUBLE PROGRAM "We'll do crazy . . . ridiculous things darling . . . we'll live in the moon!" l^£^^ffi^#^£iT^tt'^*tt^-Si^'f. ' - ; The boy. y o u . loved: in 'Captain Blood', . . i: arms of the sweetest bride \v-hO ever burned a biscuit! BOSS ALEXANDER A N I T A L O U I S F JOSEPH CAWTHORNE Matinee 26c -- featuring '/ Love to 5 ellcsl screen novelty in E,y.HirburgHito!d Arlcn _ ADDED SHORT SUBJECTS -- r f L * v m m n i ^^ 9f F"VI I ALSB! RACKET LATEST NEWS EVENTS SPECIAL LATE SHOW SATURDAY NIGHT AT 10 P. M._

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