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April 3, 1939

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

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE GY O.Q.K. MOVIC Plaintive "St. Louis Blues" of W. C. Handy Background of Film "St. Louis woman, With all her diamond rings. Done hold that man around, Right to her apron strings . . ." It's the plaintive cry of the granddaddy of all the blues songs, W. C. Handy's immortal "St. Louis Blues," which forms the background for the picture of the same name, which is at the Cecil through Tuesday. Not only the Handy classic, but an entire mixture o£ popular songs are interwoven in the story of the Mississippi, /a. modern yarn of a showboat on the father of waters. .Alaxine Sullivan sings the titular song, "Loch Lomond," "Dark Eyes," and "Kinda Lonesome;" Dorothy Lamour warbles, in Lamourvalous manner, "Blue Nightfall," "I Go for That," "Let's Dream in the Moonlight," *· -.and "Junior," all making for a ... . . . , , this a lasting memory, for the collection is decidedly above aver- most melodic concoction of entertainment. Lloyd Nolan, as the showboat age impresario, has the lead opposite i ' ~ Miss Lamour, while other worthy ' cast members are Jessie Ralph, as the sturdy old veteran of the river; Jerome Cowan, the typical Broadway producer; the King's Men, and Matty Mal- iieck's . o r ch - cstra. b o t h Dorothy Lamour P a u l Whiteman graduates; the Hall Johnson choir, Tito Guizar, Mary Parker, William Frawley and Clifi Nazarro, who spews forth a ribtick- AT THE PALACE Ends Tuesday Two lowans do the honors in the films at the Palace theater with Priscilla Lane featured in ·'Yes, My Darling Daughter" and Ronald Reagan in '"Secret Service of the Air." The motion picture made Irom the Broadway success, "Yes, My Darling Daughter,'' is an amusing dramatization of a mother's at- MOVIE MENU CECIL--"St. Louis Blues" through ling version o£ that famed tobacco Tuesda.v. auctioneer. P A L A C E --"Yes. My Darling Miss Lamour is pictured as a I Daughter" ana "Secret Service star of the entertainment world of (he Air" through Tuesday. who dislikes the sarong attire "" which has helped earn her fame: she escapes her manager to escape the sarong suit, and winds up by wearing the famed bit of cloth in her ne\v environment--the showboat. ·It is the songs in "St. Louis Blues," however, which makes Old-Time Dance AVALON BALLROOM Manly, Iowa THURSDAY, APRIL 6 KELLY BROS. ORCHESTRA Admission 25c, Plus Tax COMING SATURDAY, APRIL 8 MAC and His International Motor Truck Orchestra SPECIAL EASIER MONDAY DANCE APRIL 10 STRAND --"The Mystery of Jlr. Wong" and "Arkansas Traveler" through Tuesday. S T A T E --"Black Room" a n d "Behind the Mask" through Wednesday. L A K E -- ( C l e a r Lake) -- "You Can't; Cheat an Honest lUa.n" and "Youth Takes a Fling" end Monday. "Say It in French" and "Burn 'Em Up O'Connor" begin Tuesday. La Crawford in New York NOKT1I IOWA'S FINEST THEATER JVIAT. CECIL 26 C TWO MOPvE DAYS jcl to see this bvvcll Show lioal slory! Xtw Son^s and Swing Music: IT EXDS TUESDAY ri.t;s JIICKEV MOUSK CARTOOX COIWUNG WED. and XIIUKS. true American?, m a M i l i t a r y School JACKIE COOPEK FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW in "SPIRIT OF CULVER" CO3UNG SATURDAY BOB BURNS in '·I'M FROM MISSOURI'' For a visit to a New York night club where she had dinner wjth her husband, Franchot Tone, Jlovie Actress Joan Crawford wore a bow in her huir, a silver fox wrap untl a ilrr.ss ornamented with flowers. She attended tlie-theatcr alone. Mrs. Kenefick Is Buried at Alaona PALS INJURED IN AUTO WRECK Cars Driven by Men From Alexander and Chapin in Collision HAMPTON--Wesley Pals of Alexander suffered a fractured shoulder Friday evening when his car collided with one driven by the Rev. Theodore Staiger of. Chapin on highway 65 at the north edge o£ Hampton. Mr. Staiger was traveling north and Pals came on to the highway from the east, turning south. The front ends of the cars, which collided almost heaclon, were damaged. Staiger escaped Injury. iONDAY, APRIL 3, .1939 Loss in Eagle Grove Residence Blaze Is Estimated at $1,000 EAGLE GROVE--Fire of undetermined origin, together with water and smoke, caused an approximate damage o£ $1,000 to the fine residence of Dr. H. G. Riley Saturday. It is reported that no one was at home at the time, and some boys in the neighborhood turned in the alarm. The fire evidently started in the kitchen, and the principal dam-1 age was in the rear of the house. ( The loss is understood to he partially covered by insurance. Harmony Club Meets in Kennedy Residence ROCKWELL -- The Harmony · club met March 30 at the home of Rose Kennedy with 13 members and two visitors present.' The business session was presided over by Grace Vosburgh. The final lesson of the project, "Making the Most of Heredity,'' was presented at this time. The next meeting will be held April 13 at the home of Mary i Gallagher. ALGONA--The cremated body hel " h "sband. She died at a Min- f ., ,, . ,, . ' neapolis hospital following a of Mrs. Margaret Kenefcck was lingering illness. Four children. interred in the Riverview cemetery Friday beside the grave of Paul, Eugene, William and Gertude, survive her. IOWA'S OUTDOORS Wifh Naturalist ROY L. ABBOTT Iowa State Teachers College tempt to cope with her modern daughter with grannie, who hasn't forgotten how it feels to cope with youth, looking on. Miss Lane is seen in the role of the daughter with Fay Bainter as the mother and May Robson as the grandmother. Others in the cast include Ian Hunter as the father, Roland Hall as Titus Jaywood, part of mother's past. Jeffery Lynn as Priscilla's young man, Gene- j vieve Tobin ns Aunt Connie--an excellent lineup as you can see. Smooth Cinema . . . In spite of obvious deletions in the film, intended to save the morals of the audience, no doubt, the story moves along smoothly and entertainingly. Excitement packs "Secret Service of the Air" and there are thrills for the jaded in this movie about alien smuggling, prison breaks, trans-Pacific flying ar.n all the other things Hollywood stuffs into a picture to make your hair stand on end. Ronald Reagan heads the cast which includes John Litel, James Stephenson. Eddie Foy, Ila Rhodes and others. "Burn 'Em Up O'Connor," willi Dennis O'Keefc, Nat Pendleton. Cecilia Parker and Harry Carey in ·A story of midget automobile racing, and "Say It in French," teaming Ray Milland and Olympe 1 Bradna. are at the Lake theater at Clear Lake beginning Wednesday. The latter film, a light ro- j mantic comedy, also has in its i The creature I am here telling ; sessed of excellent teeth the mice cast Irene Hevvey Janet Beecher, [ about is not the variety Shake-i made no attempt to bite'the shrew ana noimes Her- ipe are described. This one if four- [ who pursued them about the cage THE TERRIBLE SHREW M Ma j "Dawn of Easter" to Be Given on Sunday RAKE--The junior choir of the Zion Lutheran church will present the cantata, "The Dawn of Easter" at the Zion church Easter evening. The choir is under the direction of Mrs. Earnie Halvcr- son with Naomi Sorlien piano accompanist. N E W ENJOY 01:1: BIO SHOWS tn our -NEW SEATS NOW SHOWIXG--Thru Tucs. Have you seen It: It's cay and romantic! No wonder the n'hole country talked about it! V (\LI\t King's Heralds to j Convene on Tuesday '1 LIME SPRINGS--Donna ! liams will entertain the V i Heralds at her home Tusda; the hostess. legged and tailed, sharp-nosed. | seemingly move by sound or srneU nearly blind, covered with soft fur, than by the use of her dim eyes. and only about five inches long, tail and all. She appears like a The mice, terrified by her steady pursuit, behaved UUe rabbits when mouse if you don't look at her hard-pressed by a weasel. sharp nose and at her teeth, which j -Merriam, who describes a shieiv are red. But mice and others give i at a killing, savs that it takes her her a wide berth, for she is a kill- ' " er: she is the short-tailed shrew called Blarina by scientists. half an hour to throttle a mouse, weaving her victim down by persistent attack. y per Certainly the one Most of you who read this have i I observed was an amazingly ac never seen her, although you may often have been within touching distance. Tor in almost any Iowa woodland or field where you may chance to walk. Blarina is there. I She haunts every weed-patch: you j pass her by the thousands along live creature, her body able to release energy from food nearly as rapidly as a flame turns coal into heat. This little "demon of the dust" is shy about her family affairs.. It is believed, on flimsy evidence. Swaledale 4-H Boys IMeet at Ames Home j the highways. I captured 50 of her I that she and Mr. Blarina mate for i kind in one field, and dozens in ! "fc, and from 10 to 20 young are .."';· j every fence row where I set my born each year. Also that Mr. ln S/ i traps. I never bothered to bait the | Blarina leaves home during the traps, they simply blundered into ! baby-raising period, possibly on them, too blind or too eager to no- i account of her dangerous temper. | lice where they were going. ] Because of her ferocity and ap- · How can an animal be to nil! pet j te ' one mi S ht expect Blarina merou-s and vet so few people sec i ancl hei ' kind 1o dnve oul al! the . ., .... " . * ^ ·.!··*. ^ rf^l r.F T i m K 4 t l _ I ,,,^ , -. people. SWALEDALE--The Swaledale j mice and PIUS FEATURE RONALD "Dutch" REAGAN in "SECRET SERVICE OF AIR'' COMIXG SATURDAY CAC.VKV THE CO1VBOT KII.I.M; JA3IES CAGXEY as "THE OKLAHOMA KID" Your Family Theater--Bip Shows at Litt!e Trices! Enjoy them in onr new comfort! STRAND BOB B U R N S in "THE A R K A N S A S TRAVELER" NOW THROUGH TUESDAY DORIS ( K r a n k r n y l e l n ) KARLOFF in "MYSTERY OF .MR. W O N G " 4-H boys meeting was held at the ! to be found. makes one. The wea- home ot Bob Ames. The boys ] ther never bother* her. I have seen I judged cattle. Lunch was served, i the snow heaved into Ions ridg' her'.' The answer is that she i'« a ; ^ ot ihc Uttlc " Wl r---~. ' creature of hidden places She en- i nature has her ways of pre- ter and follows runways of field i . vent ' n S 'his. For she. too. has others, and if no path is i . cr teal : s ' j. , ..-- .~«i.,, w^ause not every crea- " · iure gets out of the way of this Single breasted fweecf in three button style. Double b r e a s t e d niulti color stripe town suit in brown with maroon and white; in green with gray and white: in blue with gray ;md maroon stripe tones. Like many of our she has a fear of JGalento, so ~we"rc a bit skeptical.} grees below zero 'thisTiny"huntress |J? ns a dis susting odor, at least to i --Marincltc Eagle-Star. is on her prowl: her need for food t Com. Thur., Apr. 27--Cecil Stage ' Bell's "HAWAIIAN FOLLIES" ! Direct From the Paradise of ihc Pacific : E.VDS MON'DAY "YOU CAN'T CHEAT AN HONEST MAN" --plus-"YOUTH TAKES A FLING" TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY "SAY IT IN F R E N C H " --plus-" B u r n 'Em Up O'Connor" Continuous 2 to 11 drives her ceaselessly. I have said that she is a glutton, i slomach' and I can prove it. When [ull- grown ?hc weighs man noses, and perhaps an ·-"y vile taste. Yet, when driv- scarcely an bats a s k u n k . and Blar- ina must keep an ear cocked for ounce but she can eat two or three I the soft swish of their wine-; times her weight m twenty-four Once I tossed a Blarin/Ynto a heetlt E ^ lhwol . ms : .B rub . s J"ne cage with a big timber rattlesnake 5S ^ E , 0 : t ,°l ] "l CC i.f re a L a "d her little ones. The shrew ! great mouse killer, and one that I I cage for 5 minutes and when I j kW -'a.P«ve killed and ale two | returned Blarina was dead Twu I field mice in two nights, each one Intlc holes in her back Showed i nearly twice her size mo the ,. cason . Onc ki]lcr ," d , I Strangely enough, although pos- ' a bigger one Hond tailored ties in crepe and foulard 51 Custom detail shirts, 'white or colored $1.95 Genuine cowhide belts with metal buckles $1 Lisle hose in the new spring colors 3 for SI For the Sportsman . . . and For the Man About Town s We had a man-to-man talk with the leading manu- facturer we buy from, and told him we'd like to give our customers a spring saving to start the season in style. We assured him we could sell over 250 suits at our price, and he accepted the proposition, making a concession on his price to us. Now we pass on the double saving to you. YOUR CREDIT IS GOOD MIER WOLF SONS

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