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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, April 2, 1931
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE APRIL 2 1931 CHARLES CITY NEWS Protests Voiced on New Location for Charles City High CHARLES CITY, April 2.--Delegates from all.the wards presented a protest at the,school board meeting last night In objection to. the location of the new high school on tha old college grounds across from the hospital. \Attorney Thomas . Beardmore as spokesman for the objectors stated that the site was not centrally located and pointed out that the old high school site was ideal. Petitions against the new site have been signed by hundreds of citizens. The . board decided to hold high school classes, starting Monday, in 'the old knitting mills on Main street. Seats have been ordered. Nearby rooms will bo rented for extra needs. The high school waa recently destroyed by fire. JOE Goss IS NOW SELLING Furniture Stoves From Hla New Store at 207 Sixth Street S. W. Fine stock of New and Used Furniture, Cook, Heater and Gas Stoves. No Bent to Pay So All Prices Extremely tow. Mr. Goss trades and buys used furniture, Phone 1307 or 942 Floyd County Spends $10,346 for Care o f Institution Patients CHARLES CITY, April 2.--The financial report of Floyd county showed $10,346.50 spent for the care of patients at state institutions during 1930. The expenses for the maintenance of the county farm was $11,642.45; for poor outside the county ' home, 57,984.40; widows' pensions, $3,lii.66; allowances in lieu of pensions, 53,198; cash allowances out of poor fund, $2,392 and blind allowances $1,840. There were 29 patients at Independence state hospital during the year and 22 insane and 24 indigent at the county home. Other patients at various institutions included six at Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' home a' Davenport, four at hospital for epil- epltics at Woodward, five at Oakdale; two at juvenile home in Toledo and one each at Cherokee and Mt. Pleasant state hospitals. The commissioners fees allowed from state insane fund amounted to §253.60 and hoard and care, outside state hospitals was $257. The expenses at state institutions was $5,300 less than in 1927. . . Charles City Country Club Will Open May 4 CHARLES CITY, April 2.--The country club will open May 4 with a'dinner In charge of Mrs. William Buckler, who has recently' been engaged as hostess for the clubhouse. At a meeting of the board of directors Mr. Buckler was chosen caretaker for the caddy house. Scott Donaldson is president of the country club board of directors. Howard Crelghton, high school student, la a patient at Cedar Valley hospital where he had an emergency operation. Charles City Union Services for Good Friday Announced CHARLES CITY, April 2.--Union services will be held Good Friday at the Congregational church from 12 to 3 o'clock in the afternoon opening with a service of devotion in charge of the Rev. Thomas Anderson. .The Rev. El T. Goiigh will direct the service .emphasizing "The Fruitful Life" followed hy the Rev. G. A. Hess on "Unselfish Devotion." From 1:50 to 2:20 the Rev. W. F. Belling will preach on "Fellowship In Suffering" followed by the Rev. H. W. Thompson on "The Life Triumphant." The pastor of the church will close the services. CHARLES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES CITY, April 2--Mr. and Mrs. Frank Buell went to Stacy- vllle to attend the funeral today of Mrs. Bu'ell's sister, Mrs. Katherine Klaprich, 43, who died Monday evening. Mrs. Klaprich is survived by a son three years old, her husband having died two years ago. Gae Morean will entertain the auction bridge club at dinner this evening at 7 o'clock. Olive Draheim of this city and Thomas Ryan of Dlxon, HI,, were married In New Hampton by Justice C. A. Upham. Among the students coming from Iowa university for the spring vacation are Helerie Griffin, Dana Spear, John Hess, Carl Hauser, William Leek, Ray Blrkholtz and Lorraine Buckman. / Announcements have been received by relatives of the marriage of Miss Florence Zimmer to Ned Aim in Omaha. Miss .Zimmer was born in Charles City and did not leave until after she grew to womanhood. Mrs. N. Frudden who has been In the hospital in Rochester, Minn., arrived home yesterday. Mi', and Mrs. .Frank Brunner of CALIFORNIA SEE-LEGS Hollywood again forges ahead of everyday styles. Above are the new See-Legs, worn over bathing suite on the beaches of southern California by two beauties from toe movie colony. The new vogue is reminiscent of the styles favored' by Oriental ladles of the harem. Colwell spent part of the week In Chicago and also visited Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sweet who live in Glen Ellyn, HI. Mr. and Mrs. Sweet were former residents here. Judge 3Iiisfc Contest. CHARLES CITY, April 2.--Prof. James Gillett of Carleton college, Professor Kurtz of Cedar Falls and Professor Lawrence of Carleton college will be the judges at the sub- district music contest held here to- of a spotless service record comes a A SK YOUR NEIGHBOR what -t»- her General ElectricRefrig- erator haa cost in service expense over the past few .years. Multiply her answer a million times and you will.know why General Electric now protects each purchaser of a General Electric Refrigerator with an unqualified 3 Year Guarantee. By choosing a General Electric now, you ob tain new and important advancements at the lowest prices in General Electric Jtistory. We invite you to check the basic values in the General Electric Refrigerator--from the time-tested, hermetically sealed Monitor Top mechanism, to the rugged all-steel cabinet--built for a lifetime of use. New refinements include sliding shelves, vitreous porcelain lining that resists fruit acids, new finger-tip door latches and numerous other features. Now--more than ever--you can afford a General Electric. day. The afternoon program includes 26 solo and small group events andjin the evening nine bands and orchestras will compete. Win Grade Championship, CHARLES CITY, April 2.--The basketball team from the Washington school won the grade school championship by winning the semifinals from Central school 16 to 6. The team won all nine games it played during the season. .Central lost all nine games altho Dale De- Koster was leading scorer for the year. The Washington team will be given a pennant. Harry Blodgett to Be Buried in Charles City CHARLES CITY, April 2.--The body of Harry Blodgett, a former resident of Charles City, will be brot here from Council Bluffs where he died Tuesday. The Rev. G. A. Hess will officiate at the services which will take place In Riverside cemetery. FOUL VILLAIN AND FAITHLESS SPOUSE FIND PLOT FOILED At Maspn City's THEATERS RYDULTAU, Poland, April 2. IS 1 ) --Reel from real Me? Pretty wife asks druggist for poison. Druggist telephones husband powder he sold is harmless; Husband-takes powder; dies "horribly." In come wife and handsome stranger with cord to make it appear husband hanged himself. TJp jumps "corpse," wife and handsome friend go to hospital. Tho glamorous personality of Lawrence Tibbett, Metropolitan opera and film star, hag gone into the glorification of what might be considered the only type of genuine American folksong.- Tibbett, America's greatest celebrity in opera, glorifies the Negro spiritual In "The Southerner," his 'new starring picture, which will continue at the Cecil theater thru Friday^ Abandoning the swashbuckling type of role he has appeared in recently, he is seen as a strictly modern youth In a romantic drama laid in the south is in the present day. His songs, an integral part of the drama, are original compositions, but are based on traditional southern, melodies, many of the Negro spiritual type. Crooning melodies voicing the romance of the south are among the most effective, such as his "Without a Song" and "A Child Is Born." The spiritual la glorified in "De Glory Road," his famous concert number. Ever hear of an actress so good that she spoiled scenes? That, paradoxically enough, applies to Claudette Colbert, who, while making a dramatic scene for "Honor Among Lovers,",Paramount talking picture which will continue thru Friday at the Palace, cried so perfectly, so frequently and so abundantly that the movie's perfect substitute for mascara ran from starry eyes right down ivory v/hite cheeks in black streaks. Black streaks on a performer's face not registering in the cameras as anything but black streaks, production- had to be halted temporarily and new make-up applied. After this happened twice and Claudette did so»well by her lachrymal ducts Dorothy Arzner, director of the'picture, begged her to be a little emotional, which, for Claudette, meant less than restraint. 'Honor Among Lovers," cleverly dialogued and based on a story by Austin Parker, has a festive collegiate spirit projected upon gay backgrounds of modern high finance. The sweetheart of two continents. Elissa Land! ,, is already established as the sweetheart of Europe and is now rapidly capturing the applause and affection of our screen devotees In her first American picture, "Body and Soul," in which she plays the leading feminine role. In her screen 'debut Miss Landi was fortunate enough to be cast opposite such a stellar actor as Charles Farrell, whose performance in this Fox Movietone drama is heralded as one of the finest of his brilliant career. A sensation on the London and Parisian stages, Miss Landi won wide acclaim for her performances in four pictures made in Europe. Two of them were produced by Elinor Glyn, -who said of this-charming Actress,- "An actress like EliSE a Lan- 3i knows Instinctively what to do and .does it. She is the ideal screen type, fascinating and intelligent. She has beauty, talent, but above all she has personality." While "Body and Soul" has a war background, it Is not a war picture, the dominant note being romance. It tells the story of a young American flying ace who falls in love with a girl who is later accused of being a py. The plot has a surprising twist t the finish, but one that turns the de o£ suspense to one of satisfac- on,p"Body and Soul" will continue thru Friday at the Strand theater. --c--^ A large collection of screen eel- brities is seen in "Free and Easy" vhlch is to be SUOWTI for the last Ime Thursday night at the Iowa theater. This picture, a talking omedy, is a satire of Hollywood tudio life. The cast includes Buster [eaton, Anita Jage, Trlxie Frigan- a, Robert Montgomery, Dorothy Sebastian, Karl Dane, John Miljan, Gwecn Lee, William Collier, St., 3dgar Dearing, Marion Shilling and Lottice Howell. The company did not stop with its regular players, mt even Incorporated several of its directors in the cast, such well Thursday Only Thursday Only Down payments as low as . , . . . {with (too whole years to pay} 10 GENERAL W ELECT A L L - S T E E L R E F R I G E R A T O R DOMESTIC. APARTMENT HOUSE AND COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATORS -- ELECTRIC WATER COOLERS. PEOPLES GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY P. G. and E. FOR BETTER APPLIANCES' Mason City Manly Nora Springs Clear Lake Plymouth Rudd Rack Falls Ventura STRAND Direction A. H. Blank . . ENDS FRIDAY A good deed forced him into the arras of the wrong woman. Her ravishing beauty enticed him to loiter. Then love bade him remain. Only Two More Days HURRY! known executives as Cecil B. Da Mille, Lionel Barrymore, Fred N!b- lo and David Burton, making their appearance in ' the inside sjtudlo KELLEY'S HARP ORCHESTRA OF OSAGE Will Play for tha AMERICAN LEGION OLDTIME DATCE Saturday Night, April 4' AT THE ARMORY Admission Always 35c New ventilating system now In operation. (if FOX MOV! ETON* ECI Mason City's Finest Theater NOW! Bnds Friday GAY TIMES WITH A SINGING HOBO! II /·iAKEFREE, rovta£ the hlgh- . Vx ways. Three pals of chance finding fun and romance in their wanderings. LAWRENCE Tibbett -- In -"The Southerner" CLIFF EDWARDS -- ROLAND YOUNG -- ESTHER RALSTON Reckless, Carefree, Adventure You Love! . COMING SATURDAY Swooping the Country With'Its Intensity! Nortna Shearer "STRANGERS MAY KISS" With ROBERT MONTGOMERY NOW PLAYING Winning New Honors for Two Great Stars ' SPECIAL ATTRACTION STARTING SATURDAY A- High Light of Our Greater Show Season Rfachiitaf* BE3E DANIELS JACKMULUAU. U»«U EVERETT MORTON

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