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March 20, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 20 · 1937 THREE Charles City News OSAGE, GRESGO RANKED HIGH Subdistvict Music Meet for Students Held at Charles City. CHARLES CITY --Osage and Cresco shared honors Friday night in the vocal contests of the sub- district music program which began Friday morning and will be concluded Saturday night with the band and orchestra contests. About 1,000 students are scheduled to take part in the two days' program. · Winners in group singing were announced as follows: Girls' small vocal group, superior, Osage and Cresco; boys' small vocal group, superior, Cresco; girls' glee club, superior, Cresco, class. B; Nora Springs, Hockford, Dumont and Eiceville were all superior in class C. Mixed chorus, superior, Osage, class B, and Dumont and Kiceville were superior in class C. The only boys' glee club that rated was Riceville which was marked excellent. Laureta Schamfeld, New Hampton, and Jeanne Barlow, Dumont, were given superior ratings in the soprano solo contests. Results of Friday morning's events were as follows: Piano solo, superior, Kathleen Voeck- meier, Dumont; Donald Smith, Chai-les City. Contralto solo, superior, Mary Morrison, Osage; Alice Steel, Charles City; tenor solo, superior, Willard Thelan, Charles City. Bass-baritone, superior, Harold Frederich, Charles City; Roger Bacon, Mclntire; lid- .ward Johnson, Dumont. Judge Graven to Be on Bench at Floyd County Court Soon CHARLES CITY--Judge Henry Graven of Greene will preside at i his first term of court in Floyd county, beginning April 5. The following jurors have been summoned to report at 10 a. m., Tuesday, April 13: ' Faith Allen, Joe Hewitt and Ruth Weiss, Pleasant Grove township; Pauline Barney, Blanche Bellville, Cecil F. Kreger, Laura Ploeger, Floyd township; Delia Barth, Elsie Deeg, Union township; Ernest W. Beagles, William Bieri schenk, Mrs. Will Bonzer, River\" ton township; Gertrude Bird, Har" iiet Bishop, E. R. Franklin, Lydia Squier and C. A. Weigand, Rock- JVl ford township; Rue Bitterman, 1 l« May me Bronson, Ethel Dinsmore, htt Rock Grove township. S^-T--ifcrmsi Clausen;...; Heart Hans, ' ' Fred LaCoste, Rudd township; Marvin Cross and Mrs. Hay Sweet, P Cedar township; Andrew Ewen, Fred Krumrey, Theo Hoss and Robert Voelker, St. Charles town- · : ship; John Gitch, Dorothy Hayes, A. T. Hess, Art LaBounty, Irene Loosbrock, Ronald Miner, Lena Peterson, Earl Pyle, Mildred Schmidt, Neva Shaffner, Mildred Troutner and Ada Wiitse, Charles City; George Groesbeck, Elmer Schiffel, Niles township; Charles Heitz and Ruth Wulff, Ulster township: B. V. Hudson and George Warner, Scott township. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Beaubein o£ Waukegan, 111., returned home Friday after spending a few days with Mrs. Beaubein's parents, Dr. and Mrs. E. W. Huelster. . \ Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Hauser-went to Ames to bring their daughter, Imogenc, a student at Iowa State college, home for the spring vaca tion. E. S. Dyas of the extension service at Iowa State college, assisted by Howard Klinetop, had charge of the Floyd county TVA meeting in the Farm Bureau office Thursday. Methods of applying phosphate fertilizer were explained and instructions were given in the Use of the farm record book. Mi's. Ella Waterhouse returnee Saturday morning from Florida where she spent the winter. Pearl Mae Fluegel, Granc Electa of the O. E. S. of Iowa, gave a report of the various schools o£ instruction she attended the las two weeks. She also visited the Eastern Star and Masonic home a Boone. Mrs. Norma Bantori directed a play at the Past President's parley of the American Legion jruxiliary at their eighteenth birthday party held in the Legion hall. Commander Spencer Groesbeck was presented a placque by Mary Monroe on behalf o£ the auxiliary for co-operation in the conservation program. A membership of 187 \vns reported to date. Mrs. Ortha Allbnugh, president, gave a repor DANCE Avalon Ballroom Manly, Iowa Tuesday, March 23rd Music by BOBBY GRIGGS And His Orchestra Ladies 35c Gents 40c OLD TIME DANCE Thursday, March 25th Music by KELLY BROTHERS Admission 2oo C O M I N G--Easter Monday, Alarch 20th, Skaming and His Orchestra. Greatest Old Time Dance of Ihe Year. MAS TY EEN ATTRACTIONS VICTOR McLAGLEN (LEFT), PRIZE-WININNG STAR .OF "The Informer," meets a sinister foe in Peter Lorre, who stars with him in "Nancy Steele Is Missing," on the Palace double feature program. CAROLE LOMBARD AND FRED MacMURRAY ARE SHOWN here in a scene from their new screen creation, "Swinff High, Swing low," showing Saturday, Sunday and Monday at the New Cecil theater. BILLY 3IAUCH, PHILIP IIUKLIC AND HARRY WATSON arc the junior G-Meu whose exploits made even Washington's ace sleuths gasp, in "Pernod anil Sam," comedy-drama adapted from Booth Tarkington's immortal book, now p l a y i n g , a t the Palace theater. LLNESS FATAL 0HOCKENBERRY X'ith Northwestern Distributing Company-Here for 13 Years. H. Vern Hockenberry, 47, secre- ary ot the Northwestern Distri- uting company of Mason City, icd at a local hospital about 5:30 clock Friday afternoon. He be- ame ill Monday, suffering from clot at the base of the brain. Mr. Hockenberry was born at irchid, Mo., May 11, 18Q9. He ame to Mason City about 15 ears ago and had been with the Northwestern Distributing corn- any for the past 13 years. He was married to Gertrude Finncll in 918. Surviving Mr. Hockenberry are is wife, and two children, Homer,' 8, and Velma, 14, residing at 240 ixth street southeast, and two islers, Mrs. Lois Ptund, Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Dena Hardcbeck, "ulver City, Cal. He was pre- eded in death by his parents and ne sister. Mr. Hockenberry was a mem- ier of the Methodist cliureli, the Odd Fellows lodge and in Masony he belonged to both the Shrine ,nd Consistory. Funeral services will be held at :30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at he First M. E. church, with the Rev. C. E. Flynn, pastor of Hie ihurch, in charge. Burial will be it Elmvyood cemetery. The body vill lie in state at the Randall fu- leral home from 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon unlil 1:30 o'clock Tues- lay afternoon, when it will be aken to the church. AT THE STKANU THEATER STARTING SUNDAY, Wli.L ffcrs and Janet Gaynor in "Stale Fair" and Dionnc quintuplets "Reunion," ABOVE ARE PICTURED .Toe IMcCrca and Joan Bennett, featured in *'T\vo in a Crowd," which starts at the Stale Sunday, while to the lower left is Kobcrl Armstrong, featured in the second of the double feature, "Without Orders." GARY COOPER AND JEAN ARTHUR AS THEY APPEAR in "The Plainsman" playing Sunday and Monday at the Lake theater, Clear Lake. of the presidents'-secretaries' conference held last month in Des Moines. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schilling which died at birth was buried in Riverside cemetery Saturday morning. The Rev. W. F. Belling officiated. Sandbach to Give Message, CHARLES CITY--At special Palm Sunday services at the First Methodist church : Sunday morning at 11 o'clock, the Rev. O. Sandbach of Decorah will be the visiting guest speaker, on "Triumphant Religion." LAKOTA HOST TO VETERANS Program Is Presented for Kossuth Legion and Auxiliary. LAKOTA--Between G5 and 70 attended the joint Kossulh 'county meeting of the American Legion and Auxiliary Thursday evening at the basement of the Presbyterian church. The program consisted of a tap dance by'Mary Ann Uhderdahl, and Arlis Hectland, a clarinet solo by Paul Ukena, a piano solo by Virgil Wirtjes, a girls' trio by Margaret Schroeder, Elizabeth Ramstock, and Betty Ley, and a talk by Peter F. Hanson, Department vice commander. The next meeting will ,be held at Titonka the third Thursday in April. SUNDAY - MONDAY Continuous Sun., 1:00-11:00 GARY COOPER JEAN ARTHUR 'THE ,, PLAINSMAN Also Band Act News lOc - 26o LAST TIMES SATURDAY 'The Bohemian Girl" "Hcadin' for Ihc Rio Grande" "Flash Gordon" MOVIE By D. B. K. MACiUURRAY, LOMBARD ARE AGAIN CO-STARRED -. Fred MacMurray and Carole Lombard again are co-slurred in "Swing High, Swing Low," which opened Saturday at Ihe Cecil. The romantic team also played in "Hands Across the Table" and "A Princess Comes Across." MacMurray, who battled in 12 of his last 14 pictures, is at it again in his latest, this time lighting a Panama City cafe customer attempting a flirtation with Miss Lombard. Others in this film's cast are Dorothy Lamour, Harvey Stephens, Charles Bullerworth and Jean Dixon. * «· + Many scenes in "The Plainsman," which conies to the Lake theater at Clear Lake Sunday and Monday, were actually photographed on Hie historical bal- tlcficlds in Montana where white man and Indian struggled for supremacy at the close of the Civil war. Gary Cooper portrays the role of "Wild Bill" Hickock and Jean Arthur is "Calamity Jane" while James MOVIE MENU CECIL--"Swing High, Swing Law," through Monday. PALACE--"Nancy Stcelc Is Missing" and "Poured anil Sam" through Tuesday. STRAND--"Broadway Gondolier" and "Unknown Ranger" emls Saturday. "Reunion" and "Stale Fair" begin Sunday. STATE--"Mysterious Ranger" anil "Love Letters of a. Slar" cn«l Saturday. "Two in a Crowd" and "Without Orders" slart Sunday. L A K E --(Clear Lake) -- "Ueadin' Tor the Rio Grande" and "Bohemian Girl" end Saturday. "The Plainsman" starts Sunday. Ellison fakes the part of "Buffalo Bill" Cody in the authentic western drama. s v f "Nancy Steele Is Missing" and "Penrofl and Sam'' opened at the Palace Saturday. In [he "Nancy Steele" picture are Victor McLaglen, Pefcr Lorre, Waiter Connolly, June Lang and Robert Kent. Leading roles in the Booth Tarkington story of "Pcnrotl and Sam" are enacted by Billy Mauch, Frank Craven, Spring Byinslon and Craig Reynolds. * * * "State Fair," that Phil Stong. favorite starring the late Will Rogers and Janet Gaynor, plays al the Strand beginning Sunday. On the same program will be the Dionnc quintuplet cinema "Reunion," which features Jean 115 Attend Banquet. DOWS--The father-son banquet was held at the high school gymnasium Wednesday evening. There were 115 present. The loastmaster was Lawrence Wilson. The program included, welcome, Rudolph LaRuc; response, J. E. Charlson; girls' sextet, two numbers; Lcland Erichson, musical number; talk by Fay Peterson; trombone solo, Luther Seimevs; reading, Kenneth Kabrick; musical number, Robert MsAllistev, and two numbers by Ihe boys' quartet. MIDNIGHT SHOW SAT. Starting Sunday ACE f HITS · TENDER! TOUCHING! TICKLING! TENSE! JOAN JOEL BENNETT-1 C CREA --in-- , '-i'- ' " * · - --with--. REGINALD DENNY ALISON SKII'WORTH NAT PENDLETON HENRY AttMETTA ENDS SATURDAY: ·T.ove I.clter* nr a Slar," "Myilerl- nu» Avenjer." "Culler's I.iist Sland" M sl± e "Without Orders" Peter B. Kent's super thriller of the air! Roht, A r m a l r o i i K AI.I.V nll.ERS - F r a n e M Sajtc Mcrsholt, Kocliclle Hudson and Robert Kent. * » . * .Toan Bennett and Joel McCrca are starred in "Two in :i Crowd,' which opens at the State Sunday. An aviation drama, "Without Orders," features Sally Eilcrs, Robert Armstrong and Frances Sasre ill the second feature on the menu. Suffers Double Infection. DECORAH--E., C. Lands work employe of the Decorah creamery, suffered the past week with infection in his hand and foot. Infection developed in his hand after it was bitten by his bulldog, ant in his foot from stepping on a piece of glass when he was talcing a shower in the creamery. Opens Waukon Factory. WAUKON. (/P)--Werner Wan- zcnricd o£ Benlon, \Vis., a native of Switzerland, opened a new cheese factory here. [owa Senate and House in Accord on Quitting at Early Date. DES MOINES, (/!)--The Iowa liouse and senate were agreed Friday that the forty-seventh assembly should be terminated at an early date, but were not of one accord on the day. The house, insisting upon added time to dispose o£ appropriations matters, adopted a motion to fix the day for sine die adjournment as April 20. The senate had previously agreed upon April 13,-Tho latter day is the last o£ the 10D days provided for regular biennial sessions. By acclamation the house shunted aside a motion to defer action on Ihc resolution, and aCtor amending it sent it back to the senate for concurrence or rejection. Legislative leaders were agreed that the session probably would extend beyond the dates fi.xeci by cilhcr branch. Firemen Hold Banquet. THOMPSON -- The Firemen': Jail was held Thursday night a the Princess theater. One hundrc eighty tickets were sold, which after all expenses were dcductcc left between $55 and SGO to apply on coals, caps and boots. The; plan to give a home talent play ir (he near future. HANFORD HOTEL Monday, March 29 JIMMY FLEMING ORCHESTRA Coronation or Klnsr and Queen. Biff Floor Show at !) O'clock. Public Invitod. 5flc Per Person. Sponsored by S(. Kathcrinc Guild. 20 years in prison--then freedom, to avenge a Jove he had never known! Victor iVSclAGLEN Walter CONNOLLY Peter LORREm with JUNE LANG ROBERT KENT SECOND HIT --NOW-THRU TUESDAY B F E A T U R E S BOOTH TARKINGTON'S Starting BILLY MAUCH COMING NEXT WEDNESDAY "UNDER COVER OF NIGHT," "RACING LADY' . . Leo-Terry Swing: Band Saturday TONIGHT March 20th RIDE THE BUS Leave Mason City at 8:35, 9;Q5, !):35 or 11:35 P. M. on Saturday and return on special bus leaving Surf .it 1:15 Saturday nielli. Round Trip for only 25c. ANNA MAE WINBURN Tuesday, Couples Only The best system of government s rule hy the best. The hard part s to find people who will a d m i t hey aren't.--Kewanec Star-Courier. STARTS SUNDAY JEAN HERSHOLT Rocbdle HUDSON Helen VIHSOH See It Again Live If Again Will Rogers Janet Gaynor --in-"STATE F A I R ' ENDS SAT. NITE 'UNKNOWN RANGER" "Broadway Gondolier" "Ace Drummond" News Midnire Show Home of Mirrophonic Sound LATE SHOW Saturday Nile--10 P. M. CAROLE Lombard MacMurray S t i v e r nut See I'red swfitff jn Ihc year's ilaf- f i e * t m l x u p ot Xulu and Naleal "will) Cliurlcs BiiUcrwnrtlt Jean Dixon Dorothy Lamouc PLUS MICKEY MOUSE CARTOON -STARTS TUESDAY*-* CRITICS S A Y : · · · '.i From Liberty Ma, a l i n e which Means "Excellent:" FlDMi"-- M t t r a r y w i t h F r e d d i e BARTHOLOMEW M a d e l e i n e C A R R O L L ' / STANDING IPLUS BETTY BOOP CARTOON EASTER ATTRACTION--ERROL FLYNN, "The Green Light" -- COMING SOON -"MAID OF SALEM"--.JEAN IIARLOW in "PERSONAL, PROPERTY"--"KING AND THE CHORUS GIRV "WA1KIKI WEDDING"

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