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April 30, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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EIGHTf MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 30 Wm 1936 _ _ _ _ _ ^ «*rfv*x*^-\jijn.fciju i AJtJj xll JLViJU Ov I^H J.*7OO ENLARGED STATE THEATER "WHjTbPEN FRIDAY EVENING FUNERAL FRIDAY FOR MRS, KELLEY Formerly Resided in Clear Lake and Forest City; Widow of Judge. crn Star at Forest City and was a tive until recent years in music an study clubs. Above all, she was wonderful wife and mother, he home and family always being he first interest. She will be sadl missed. _ CHARLES CITY--Funeral services for Mrs. Florence L, Kelley, widow of Judge C. H. Kelley, will be held at 2 o'.clock Friday afternoon at the Frederickson funeral home. Burial will be in the family lot in Riverside cemetery. Florence Lillian Clark was born Nov. 16, 1859 in Rockford, HI. Hen parents were Halsey G. Clark arid Mary Cornell Clark. She was graduated in 1878 with the 25th class from Rockford seminary, now Rockford college. She continued her work in music and was graduated in that course also. In 1883, she came to Clear Lake where she served as organist in the MethoBist Episcopal church and taught music until her marriage to Charles Hag-en Kelley on July 31 1884. In 1885 they moved to Forest City, Iowa, where they lived until 1907 when they, went to Charles City to be · more conveniently located for Judge Kelley's'work.. he having been appointed by Gov. Leslie M. Shaw as the third judge in the twelfth judicial district--a position which he held until his death March'19, 1932. Mrs. Kelley is survived by one daughter, Mona Kelley Wodtke and two grandchildren, Griffith Kelley and Jean Wodtke; also one sister, Mrs. Tom Boyntou of Forest City' A daughter, Myra Aileen, died in Infancy. Since September, 1935, she made her home with her daughter and son-in-law, Griffeth H. Wodtke in Cedar Rapids, where she died Wednesday morning-at 5:18, April 29, 1936. She was a member of Chapter CY, P. IE. O. at Charles City, East- Schoolmasters to Talk Over Changes Made in College Requirement; SPENCER, (UP)--Northwestern Iowa schoolmasters will meet here next Monday to decide what to do beca.use Johnny and Mary don't have to study algebra and geometry to go to college any more. The conference has been called to work out plans for dealing with the new trend in college entrance requirement according to Harold Williams, superintendent of schools here. Williams said that many colleges no longer require that prospective students study algebra, geometry and latin, and lower school curricula would be changed in many instances to meet the changed conditions. He said that at one college, students are admitted simply upon presenting their high school diploma. Speakers who will.appear at the meeting include Dean Paul Packer of the college of education. University of Iowa and Dr. Harry Newburn, principal of University high school, Iowa city. 254 Scarlet Fever Cases Are Reported DBS MOINES. (JPI--The state department of health said Thursday there were 254 sca'rict fever cases reported during the week ending April 25, an increase of 34 over the previous week. Mumps cases also showed an increase. There were 130 cases reported last week compared with 116 the previous week. Summer Resort Hideout for Hamm Kidnap Gang lardin County Legion Auxiliary Units Meet; Officers Are Elected ACKLEY--The meeting of the Hardin county American Legion Auxiliary was held in the American Legion hall Wednesday afternoon in Ackley. Mrs. C. H. Brandt sang two numbers, observing child health week. Ottto Junkerman and Henry Kramer played two piano solos.' Mrs. Clare Cullison, Dike, district committeewoman, gave a talk on the work of the Auxiliary has been doing for the Veterans' hospitals at Des Moines and Knoxville. The third district spring conrerence will be held at Eldora May 21. The Hardin county Auxiliaries are having a birthday party for the soldiers at Marshalltown Monday, May 11. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Mrs. Fistler Union, county chairman: Mrs. Ellis, Union, vice chairman; Mrs. Holthuis, Union, secretary-treasurer. Clarion Farmer's Hearing on Larceny to Be May 2 CLARION -- Arthur D r a v e s, Grant township farmer, was arraigned in the court of Mayor H. G. Bowman, charged with larceny by embezzlement. He is held in the county jail in default of $1,000 bond. It is alleged that Draves sold some livestock, partnership property of Draves and the A. M. Axen estate, and failed to account for the proceeds of the sale. Hearing has been set for May 2, WOMAN QUIZZED IN BONO THEFT Husband Implicated by Tw Men Now Being Held Pans. in NEW YORK, (/P)_A woman pas senger on the incoming liner Cham plain was questioned Thursday in connection with the theft of 51,450,)00 in bonds from the Bank of Manhattan Trust company in Januarv 1935. · y ' She was Mrs. Selma Franken)erg, whose husband. Assistant District Attorney Harold Frankel said, was implicated in the theft by two men now being held in Paris. Mrs. Frankenberg's presence on he Chaniplain was disclosed to au- horities here by Detective Henry P Oswald of New York police, who is n Paris in connection with the in- ·estigation of the theft. The two men arrested in Monte :arlo when $440,000 of the bonds ·ere recovered were Bernard Klein, P, .and Jacob Schwartz. 34, who, "aris police charged, were members f an international bond thieving ing. FRIDAY NIGHT, 7:30 City's Only todernistic Tiieatre 1st Showing in City Modern Air Cor Modern Lighting Modern Gas Heating itionmg Vlrs. Rob Roy Cerney Talks at Northwood NORTHWOOD--Mrs. A. C. Wai: r and the Misses Ruth Walser, M bel and Gladys Huso were hostesse to the members of the Twentii club at the Walker home Monda evening at which time Mrs. Rob Ro Cerney of Mason City gave a tal on "The Negro in American Litera ture." Following the program towel shower was given for Mr Irvin Harmon, a member of th club and a recent bride. Refresh ments were served. Rites Held in Kanawna for Andrew Asbe, Iowa Resident Since 1875 KANAWHA -- Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon for Andrew Asbe, former resident of Kanawha, at the St. John's Lutheran church with the Rev. Mr. Guldseth of Belmond officiating. Mr. Asbe died at his home in Clear Lake at the.age of 82. Previous to the services at Kanawha, services were iGld in Clear Lake. Burial was made n the Norway township cemetery near Kanawha. Mr. Asbe was born in Oslo, Nor- vay, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Torris Asbe. He came to America in 1875, fttling near Story county, Iowa, hen moving to Kanawha where he ived about 30 years. From Kanawha, he moved to Clear Lake. Surviving are his wife and four ons, Tom Asbe of Belmond, Henry Asbe of Kiuseth and Anton and Louis Asbe of Kanawha and two aughters, Mrs. Henry Nelvig and Irs. Ole Walker, both of Morris, 11. He is also survived by one broth- r, Hans Asbe of Kanawha. 3 Factors Which Contribute to the Comfort and Beauty of/ Musical Comedy, Freddie Martin and Orch. ADDED ENTERTAINMENT JOHN WATSON MOORE Master of Ceremonies ROBERT PARRISH Magician, Sleight of Hand Mysteries BEVERLY DEANNE BILLMAN Song and Dance Specialty DENNY CROSS Tap Dancer Supreme BETTY GREENLY DONNA NEAL Dancing Duo De Luxe the Newly Remodeled STATE THEATRE THE management of the State realized thgt unless patrons of the theatre « were comfortable they could not enjoy the programs to the fullest extent. . . therefore those three essentials to comfort and good health in the Theater, the home or office were provided: Jersey Bank Bandits Get Loot of $20,000 BOGOTA, N. J., ia)--Five gun men entered the Bogota Nationa bank shortly after noon Thursday cowed several employes and customers, and escaped with between .$18,000 and ,$20,000. We Congratulate The STATE THEATRE ON THE OPENING And Are Proud of the Part We Hod in the Remodeling, That of installing the Electrical Work. H. C. DETERMAN Electrical Contractor PHONE 894 SENATE PASSES ROBINSON BILL takes Giving or Accepting Price Discriminations Unlawful. WASHINGTON. UP)--The senate Thursday passed by voice vote the Robinson bill making the granting or acceptance of price discriminations unlawful. The measure was passed after Senator Vandenberg (R-Mich.) succeeded on a second attempt, in having the scope of the bill limited to merchandising. This action eliminated industrial production from the measure's prohibitions. Shortly before the final vote the senate adopted an amendment of- :ered by Senator Copeland (D-N. Y.) making the acceptance of price discriminations unlawful. As orig- nally drafted the measure applied -olely to the granting of discrim- nations. Another amendment, offered by Senator King (D-Utah) exempted he mineral industry from the pro- isions of the bill. Speaker Bets Cigar Congress Will Close First Week in June WASHINGTON, Up -- Speaker 3yrns predicted Thursday congress vould adjourn the first week in une--and to back his forecast he ag bet a 25 cent cigar with Repre- entative Snell of New York, house epublican leader. PAINTING and DECORATING at the New STATE by Art Anderson PAINTER Conditioned Air Gas Heating Attractive Lighting JACKY HURLEY Diminutive Dancer MUSIC BY THE STATE THEATRE 4-PIECE ORCHESTRA Jimmy Stinehart George Powell John McQuatfers Don Diehf W,th automatic Gos Heat the temperature in the theatre will be constant at all times, regardless of rhe weather outside. The air will be properly hum,d,f,ed and every operation will be automatically taken care of The lighting m the New State is unique and modern, and adapted to eye comfort. - y Consult Our Heating and Lighting Experts on Your Home Modernizing Plans: Lighting, Heating and Air Conditioning are just as important in the home as m the theatre. More and more people are realizing the importonce of · hese three factors in the preservation of health and the promotion of family comfort. When you build or modernize be sure and consult with our ' trained personnel--no charge or obligation. P-G- d PBOPUS GAS AND ELECTRIC Ca to our neighbor 5" THE STATE THEATRE $ HUXTABLEDRlJGCO.; ·· "NORTH IOWA'S LARGEST DRUG STOCK" ·L 116 South Federal Aye. Phone 921 VAUDEVILLE AND ORCHESTRA WILL BE ON PROGRAM Local House One of Five Owned by Kaplan; Show Policy Announced. The State theater, wnicn is to reopen its doors to Mason City theater patrons Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock following a period of remodeling and enlargement, is one of four theaters owned and operated by L. L. Kaplan of Waterloo. A fifth will open as soon as the renovation of a building at Cedar Rapids is completed. Of the other three, two are in Waterloo and one in Sioux Falls S Dak. Mr. Kaplan is bringing his family to Mason City for the opening event, the program for which will include five acts of amateur vaudeville and a first run film, "The Return of Jimmy Valentine," starring Roger Pryor and Charlotte Henry. Named on Program. The vaudeville acts are: Robert Parrish, in sleight-of-hand mysteries; Denny Cross, tap dancer; Beverly' Deanne Eillman, in "I'm Going to Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter;" Betty Greenly and Dona Neal, dancing duo, and Jackie Hurley, diminutive dancer. John Watson Moore will be master of ceremonies. The four piece State theater orchestra will furnish the music ' The policy of the theater will be W run as many first run pictures as we can and second runs of the best pictures," said J. p p er rv manager, who has had some bus'y weeks supervising- the remodeling program." We will continue the double feature as we have done in the past." Came From Waterloo. Mr. Perry came to Mason City from Waterloo last November to take over the management of the theater. He has had movie theater experience dating back to the time when as a lad of IS years he went to work for the United Theaters corporation at New Orleans as assistant manager of a theater there. Just as the talkies were coming- in 1928 Mr. Perry joined the Publix organization, attended a sound school at San Antonio and afterwards served as sound observer in getting the sound equipment adjusted to the houses in that city and in Houston and Galvcston. Joined Kaplan Theaters. Mr. Perry then..returned to New Orleans, as manager of. one of the '' '" Publix theaters there. His next job was that of house manager of a ! Publix theater in Chicago, following- which he accepted a job as house manager of a theater for the same corporation at Des Moines and then Waterloo. In 1934 he joined the Kaplan theaters as manager of the Capitol there. The opening of the State as a modernized and enlarged theater is the one thing Mr. Perry has been i ] waiting for ever since he came to Mason City. Some improvements in the theater were made immediately after Mr. Kaplan took over the es- !'' tablishmcnt, formerly the Iowa j theater, in the lull of 1034. The lobby was enlarged and a new canopy erected. I : ' ··! A .J V* It isn't that Germany doesn't be- ieve in treaties. Whenever she teass up one, she invariably offers. another in its place.--Atlanta Journal. Our Congratulations to the On Its Opening 112 S. Federal Phone 394 We Congratulate The STATE ON ITS OPENING PITTSBURGH PAINT was specified for the decorating. Hugh Davey AND SON 15 2nd S. W. Phone 874 ' ! li j

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