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FRIDAY, MAY 6. 1938 THE COLUMBUS DAILY TELEGRAM. COLUMBUS. NEBRASKA. PACE rms China Communist Army Ready to tally to sklo.

then, one arm at a time toMch the tip of the nose with the tip of the index finger. (This is a good one). 5. Have him repeat the following test phrases after you: "electricity." "Methodist Episcopal," around the rugged rock the ragscd rascal ran." (That last one is the show-down. It's even tough for a teetotaler).

Want to Find Out If Hubby's Tipsy? Here'sJVhat to Do Lieut. Richard Bennett Offers Soma Tests to '-Try On Spouse Every once in awhile, in the av Legion Opposes Refugee Asylum Indianapolis Ind May 6 IP The National Americanism commission of the American Legion went on record today as opposed to any legislation which would make the United States an asylum for political and religious refugees above immigration quotas. Chairman Steve Chadwick, outlining the commission's report to the national executive committee, attacking three bills now pending in congress which, would make possi- Scenes in the Filming of a Historic Fire and a Great Romance 20th Century-Fox studios. It '1' Vt A covered tv 4l, erage American home, the head of the family likes to spend an eve-' ning "visiting a sick friend," the time-worn alibi to enjoy several hours "with the boys." 1 On such occasions, a few drinks are usually exchanged, and, once in a blue moon, dad comes home with a particular feeling of exhila- ration. He might even be inclined to be rather talkative, and act general- ly like he was young blade again.

About that time, friend wife will probably have strong suspicions that her life partner is tipsy, or on the i verge of being so. The family head will, of course. deny everything. He may even po to the extreme of vehemently assert-1 ins that he isn't "drunk." 1 Well, there are lots of ways of i proving who is right i Simpla Horns Testa 1 Yesterdav. at th Diimlwr I Commerce dinner luncheon.

Lieut mcnara cenncii, oi me Lincoln po- i lice, force, gave a lot of pointers on the "drunk" and traffic accidents. He spoke at length on what the de partment is doing about it, and bow it is shown whetner or not the party in question is really inebriated. Lieut. Bennett also detailed sev eral simple home tests that can be used to advantage in proving or dis approving one's contention. For the information, of Friend Wife, here are a few of them that may be employed on the family head, ere he lays his weary head down for a brief few hours of deep slumber: 1.

Flash a bright light in the eyes of the "suspect" and compare the reaction of his pupils with the reaction obtained when a light is flashed in the eyes of another person. (Look for a glassy stare). 2. Have "suspect" stand erect with heels together, eyes closed, and head back, to observe balance. Use the center of the room, he might fall against something.) 3.

Use the oldest method of all: have "suspect" walk a straight line, toe of one foot against the heel of the other, then have him turn and walk back again. (Always brings results). 4. Have the gentleman stand erect, eyes closed, extend arms horizon FELIX FIX DEPENDABLE Shoe Repair Service Located in Carter's Shoe Store One of the "In Old Chicago camera crews filming; a street scene, showing the arrival of Mrs. 0Lcary la Aote track on which camera to follow the wagon she At left a three-hone engine, one of the authentic used making the picture.

dandy bids for the favoi of actress In gay Chicago of the 1860's. Tyrone Power and Alke Faye who play leading, toles in the film are principals a this scene In an old drive his political boss (Brian Don levy) out of business. The violent love scenes end with a slightly subdued Belle Fawcett becoming Dion's aide- in a series of machinations which are culminated by a political plot electing Brother Jack O'Leary as reform mayor of Chicago. A fight begins here brother against brother and far away in the Patch the cow kicks over the lantern in the barn. Then upon the screen is in terrifying beauty, how Drive on Peiping Red Napoleon to Attack Where Japanese Opened War; Japs Fear Revolt Shanghai, May 6 (IP) The Chinese Communist army under Gen.

Chu Teh, "Red Napoleon" of the Far East, was reported ready today to attack Peiping, seat of the north China Japanese provisional regime which Japan conquered a little less than a year ago. Half the city's gates were closed and Japanese machine gunners patrolled atop its walls as the Communists, now the eighth route army, manuevered into position to attack. Chu Tch, whose entire life has been devoted to the sword first against the Manchus. then the Chinese national government and now the Japanese was believed to have concentrated his guerrilla forces to the west and southwest of the city. In Peiping, United Press Staff Correspondent F.

M. Fisher reported that the roar of cannon fire could be heard in the city, apparently from the west. Windows in all sections of the city rattled with the fire. Japs Fear Uprising At the same time Japanese units darted through the city in house-to-house searchers for "traitors," be-lievedly ready to start an internal uprising at the moment of Chu Teh's attack. The Japanese have taken strict precautions ever since occupying Peiping, against a possible uprising in the Chinese civil population.

Meanwhile, reliable reports here indicated that Emperor Jiirohito of Japan had sent his brother. Prince Chichibu, to China to bolster the morale of Japanese forces locked in a month-long battle on the "north-central Lunghai railroad. Heavy, but ineffective fighting continued in the railway triangle northeast of Suchow, where the Lunghai line is crossed by the Tient- sm-Fukow railroad which runs south through Nanking. Offensive Subsides Tancheng, one of the key points guarding the Chinese fortifications along the Lunghai line, was encir cled and the Japanese garrison cut off. The Chinese offensive subsided.

however, and additional Japanese troops from Manchukuo were rushing to that front. The Chinese earlier had anticipated a smashing victory such as at Taierchwang a month ago when the Japanese, for -the first time- in their history, were said to have abandoned their wounded while retreating. The Japanese claimed to have resumed their offensive in Shansi against an estimated 300,000 Chinese menacing the vital regions west of the Peiping-Hankow railroad. Foreign military observers asserted this week that the Japanese were faced with the task of virtually, reconquering Shansi province as a result of widespread Chinese guerrilla activities. In the Churches Immanuel Lutheran (Missouri Synod) A.

H. Guettler, pastor 9 a. m. Sunday school. 10 a.

m. English service. 2:30 p. m. English service at the Island.

First Methodist Episcopal A. T. McFarland, minister 9:45 m. Church school, S. L4 Whitney, general superintendent.

11 a. m. Morning worship. Sermon, "What Happened at Aldersgate." Junior church at the same hour. 6:45 p.

m. Intermediate League. 7 p. m. Senior Epworth League.

8 p. m. Happy Sunday Evening Service. This week the Phuathea class is taking charge of the evening service by special request. A wonderful program is being planned.

The entire service will be conducted by the young women of this progressive rapidly growing class. May is the "Two Hundredth Anniversary Month" of our church and appropriate services and activities are being planned for each week of the month. The big anniversary dinner of the church will be served on Wed. 18th and the whole community is invited. Watch this column for further news of this program.

Evangelical Protestant Independent J. H. Steger, pastor Sunday. May 8: Sunday school at 9:00 a. m.

German service at 10:00 a. m. Friday: Choir rehearsal. Sunday, May 15: English service. Federated (Congregational-Presbyterian) Ray H.

Turner, pastor Mother's Day, Sunday: 9:45 a. m. Church school. Mission- ary story and offering in the Pri- ttT- -n judijr utrai kineiik. iiic twowi i speak in the Junior department.

11 a. m. Morning worship. Sermon, "The Mother Let us pay tribute to our mothers by attending church this Mother's Day. Wednesday, 2:30 p.

m. The Junior division of the Aid will entertain the members of the Senior division. The Mother and Daughter banquet which was scheduled for this Thurs- 1 ER'S Beautiful Boxes of CANDY And Other Appropriate Gifts for Mother's Day Sunday, May 8 TlZkLiSialZas' Book Store Today Saturday! Matinee 2Sc Evening 35c VCCDESS OF A SAVAGE TRIBE! MCAPTIVE OF A MADMAN! DOROTHY LfimOUR RHY miLLRND "iter Jungle Love Plus Cartoon Comedy News LYKNE OVERMAN i a mumsmuht nerval 3 IN TECHNICOlORt SUNDAY Bring Mother to This Giant Show. She'll Enjoy It and So Will You! t'tr lij Vf A riVf 1 DON AMECHE Brian DONLEVY ftla a r- Direct rem itt sensational S2.00 runt! jrTT7 A A nntnnn Added: Popeye News Til 2:00, 25c and 10:00 ble immigration of refugees from European countries. "The powers that would be conferred undec these resolutions are so unlimited in scope as to make impossible of comprehension even at this time the extent to which our present number of unemployed and indigent residents might be increased," he said.

day evening has been postponed. The new date will be announced later. United Evangel a I Lutheran Sunday, May 8th: 9:30 Church school. 40:30 Worship with Sermon. 7:30 Luther League Devotional.

Tuesday, May 10th: 7:45 MissicJnary Advance Program sponsored by the Women's Missionary Society. Everyone is urged to attend this program. Friday, May 13th: 7:45 Power Meeting. 8:15 Choir Practice. Visitors are cordially invited to attend all services.

First Baptist A. Pierce Waltz, Pastor Church school meets at 9:45 a. m. in the new church building. Worship and preaching services at 11:00 a.

m. and 8:00 p. m. Subject for sermon, "Our Mothers." Com-i munion, which was postponed from last Sunday, will be held at this service. The hand of fellowship will be given to all members who united with the church recently.

B. Y. P. U. meets at 7:15, the usual time.

Plans are being made to hold all services in the new building from now on. St. John's Lutheran (Shell Creek) J. N. Marxen.

pastor Sunday school at 9:30 a. with service in German at 10:30 a. m. Luther league devotional service at 8 p. m.

St. Peter's Lutheran W. Strunk, pastor Third Sunday after Easter: 9:30 a. Sunday school. 10:30 a.

German service. 1 "Friday, 2 Missionary society at the home of Mrs. Emil Settje. Chevrolet Plant Is Closed Again Bay City, May 6 (IPI Gen eral Motors corporation closed the Chevrolets parts factory here today while union and management rep resentatives prepared for a confer ence to settle labor troubles which resulted in a sit-down strike last Tuesday. The plant closed two hours after it opened for the second day since the strike, amid union charges of bad faith on the part of Generar Motors officials.

It was understood, but not confirmed, that the company had agreed to close until Monday and negotiate meanwhile with union leaders on grievances extending over a period of several months. PAY $22,000,000 IN INSURANCE CLAIMS Lincoln, May 6 (1P Approximately $22,000,000 were paid in claims to Nebraska residents during 1937 by life insurance companies, figures released by the National Underwriter, insurance weekly, showed today. Payments to Omaha residents dur ing the past year were $3,331,000, compared to $3,266,000 in 1936. Omaha ranked 44th among all cities in the nation. Lincoln was second to Omaha with payments of $1,479,000 in 1937 and $1,327,000 in 1936.

Other citirs in order of payments: Holdrege, Beatrice, Grand Island, Hastings, Norfolk, Fremont, North Platte, May-wood. Columbus, Fairbury. Scottsbluff, David City, Nebraska City, Kearney, Platts-mouth, $72,000, and Emerson, J1 A.A.A. NAMES WHEAT INSURANCE HEADS Washington, May 6 (IP The Agricultural Adjustment administration today named 17 supervisors to handle state field administration of the new federal crop insurance plan in 17 states. They include: Missouri: William R.

Heckler, Dalton: Nebraska: Tom 1 C- .1. T-tl Leo J. McManus, Lyman. GETS BEER LCENSE Lincoln. May 6 IP Mrs.

Viola Schultz of Merna was granted a re newal of her beer license today by the State Liquor commission. CEDAR RAPIDS Death of Mrs. Irwin J. O'Brien Mrs. Irwin J.

O'Brien, 37. passed away at her farm home southwest of i i Then, the next morning. Ma O'Leary (Alice- Brady) brings her three sons into this brawling, bawdy city of 1854 and by dint of a fancy lady's mud-spattered gown, launches herself a career as laundress. The boys grow up and by 1870 Bob O'Leary (Tom Brown) is married to a German immigrant girl (June Storey). "Jack O'Leary (Don Ameche) is a struggling attorney, and Dion O'Leary Tyrone Power) is making his first inroads into tics.

i Dion first swings. into his stride when he woos Belle Fawcett (Alice Vye) so that he can control the choice site for a saloon which will ha, Lincoln, Kearney and Central City presented problems and solutions in the various phases of library work. The librarian prepared a program of music. Mrs. N.

C. Hollingshead was hostess to the Fortnightly Contract club at her home Friday afternoon. The affair was a dessert luncheon. Keith Hoare arrived last Friday for a visit with his mother, Mrs. Anna Hoare.

The Wattsville Woman's club met at the home of Miss Lucille Hill Wednesday afternoon. After the business session, the club studied "One House Legislature." Dainty refreshments were served. Mrs. Emil Hart of Genoa visited Monroe relatives Sunday. Mrs.

Edith Johnson and son, Leonard. Mrs. Stella Hobbensiefken and son, Fred, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Johnson and son, Eril, Mr.

and Mrs. Ben Nelson, and Mrs. Nellie Overturf were Sunday dinner guests at the Roy Johnson home in Genoa. Sunday visitors at the William Harsh home were Mr. and Mrs.

Paul Wetzel- of Madison, i Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hill of Omaha came Saturday evening for an over-Sunday visit with Monroe relatives. Ed Kelly is building a garage and enlarging the house on his property in west Monroe. Mrs.

C. W. Hollingshead has an orange tree growing in her window. Tuesday she picked a ripe orange from it while at the same time the tree was blooming and had a number of green oranges on it. The ripe orange was small but of good flavor.

The Boy Scouts under the leader- 1864. ride drive. fire "props" flames wiped out the city of Chicago The final moment shows the in- domitable OXearys re-united in the sp'Ht of a regenerated Chicago to come. The climax is a scene that beggars laudatory description. ship of F.

C. Harris, and Prof. W. Marshall enjoyed a week-end of fishing and sleeping out near the river. Mr.

and Mrs. Byan J. Snyder and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schields of Fullerton visited Monroe relatives and friends Sunday.

Mrs. Nellie Overturf went to Omaha Tuesday for a short stay at the Ira Kerr home. Misses Mable Nicholson and Garnet Christenson were supper guests at the Ray Melcher home Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs.

Irven Pratt went to Lincoln Friday to attend the Feeders' Day program at the state farm. Charles Hamner, who is still confined to his bed because of a recent heart attack, is reported as improving satisfactorily. Mrs. Roland Hill is visiting relatives in Garnett, Kan. SWA Today Saturday! Matinee 15c Evening 25c 2 Bio- Action Hits 2 Sunday Monday Tuesday Some little conception of the mag nitude of that truly remarkable film, "In Old Chicago," may be gained from some of the scenes shown above.

The picture comes to the Columbus theatre Sunday for three days, and will undoubtedly attract large throngs at every performance. Those who have already seen the picture, shown recently in a few larger cities, acclaim it one of the best they have seen, and many are planning to witness the picture again when it comes to the Columbus. The story of the lives and loves of a midwest pioneer family is depicted in the film, with the Chicago fire of here early Monday morning. She had been in failing health since November and failing rapidly until her death. She was born in Greeley county, Juiy 29, 1901.

Funeral services will be held in St. Mary's Catholic church in Primrose Thursday, May 5. at 9:30 a. m. Burial will be made in the Primrose cemetery.

Other Cedar Rapids News This community received .08 of an inch of rain Tuesday evening, accompanied by wind and hail. A fair crowd attended the Senior class play at the high school auditorium Friday evening. Twelve members of the class took part in this play, "Oh Professor." They were Richard Eurick, Wilma Meus-born, Marshall Finnell, Leona Mc-Guire. Dorothy Dieter, Edna Schweitz, Ruth Cox, Anthony Yilk, Paul Kellogg, Harold Nauenberg, Betty Ryan and Esther Cain. A special musical program, under the direction of A.

W. Rowren. music instructor, was presented between the acts. Members of the class who took part in this were Paul Kellogg, Edna Schweitz, and the woodwind ensemble. Other members of the class were appointed in committees to take charge of the various things connected with the play.

Immediately after the play to show their appreciation to Miss Brown, who coached the play, the Seniors presented her with a desk set. In observance of the birthday of p. a. Thornburg, the immediate fam- ily gave a cooperative dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs.

Frank Thornburg east of Cedar Rapids Sunday, May 1. In the center of the table was a birthday cake. Miniature mint-filled May baskets were favors. The table was decorated in pink and white. Those who attended were Mr.

and Mrs. Frank Thornburg, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Thornburg of Fullerton, Mr. and Mrs.

Carl Davison of Lindsay, andMiss Barbara Dizney. A meeting of the Postal employees of this district was held in the city hall Tuesday evening. A three-course banquet was served by the Methodist Ladies' Aid. Postmaster J. B.

Gordon gave the address of welcome. Following the address was a piano duet by Mrs. Wayne Moore and Miss Helen Toy; tap dancing by the three Siemek girls accompanied, on the piano by Miss Verena Schmid; tap dancing by Laura Muel- ler'and Craig Swanson, accompanied by Miss Schmid; black face comedian skit "Dyeing" by Mark Kellogg and Winfred Roberts; reading by Miss Poor. Following the program a business meeting was held, after which the remainder of the evening was spent in dancing and card playing for those who did not care to dance. Music was furnished by the Zabka orchestra of Belgrade.

The hall and tables were beautifully decorated to carry out the month of May idea and the National Air Mail 1871 as a dramatic background. Tyrone Power, Alice Faye and Don Ameche are co-starred. In the supporting cast are Alice Brady, Andy Devine, Brian Phyllis Brooks, Tom Brown, Sidney Black-mer, Berton Churchill, June Storey and Paul Hurst. Opening with the O'Leary family, around which the story is built, in a covered wagon, bound for Chicago, Pa O'Leary typifies the grim brevity of existence in those days when he tries to outrace a newfangled locomotive with his team. Molly O'Leary buries her husband in the prairies.

only a few hOurs away from, the city he longed so to see. the chandelier was a large airplane. Around the hall were vases and baskets of cut flowers. Two places of business were opened here the latter part of the week. Otto Redman has opened a butcher shop in the building formerly i occupied by the Marsh Flinn Meat market, and Savige and Holys have re-opened the Blue Moon, formerly operated by Haschke and Flakus.

F. H. Larsen, superintendent of the Dannebrog schools, was hired to succeed Supt. R. A.

Emerson, at a special meeting of the school board which was held recently. Mr. Larsen signed his contract Saturday. A. Rutherford of Springfield, who had been chosen at a previous meet-in returned his contract unsigned following an increase granted by the Springfield board.

The members of the Cedar Rapids Garden club met in the library, room in the city hall Tuesday afternoon. All members who had hardy flowers that they could spare were requested to bring them to this meeting. A short, business meeting was held after which the members visited various "flower gardens in town. Those that were visited were William Schmid, Mrs. Fred Van Ackeran and John Massman.

Scarlet fever has again broken out here but as yet there are only a few homes quarantined because of it. It seems to be a light form. The Junfor-sentor prom was held in the auditorium of the high school building Monday evening. The evening began with a grand march, led by Mr. and Mrs.

Wayne Moore. When the music started, dancing was begun. The dance then continued according to the dance cards. To farm a little variety there were also tag dances. The auditorium was decorated in the Senior class colors, coral and nile green.

The idea car ried out was a May pole. Suspended from the pole were balloons and crepe paper streamers. The hall was lighted with colored lights. One part of the auditorium was made into the dining separated from the dance floor by a crepe paper lattice work. In here were tables and food could be partaken of at any time.

Music for the dance was furnished by a recording machine. Those who attended the prom were the Seniors, the Juniors, the faculty members and the men's wives, the members of the board of education and their wives. Lolita Illian received the door prize. MONROE (Thursday, May 5) Peggy and Arlene Hill and Irma Lee Niemoller gave their first radio program of vocal music over station WJAG at Norfolk last Wednesday afternoon. Dureath Sutton and Paula Jean Gertsch accompanied them on the piano.

Mr. and Mrs. William HiU drove to Norfolk with the girls. Mrs. F.

C. Harris. Miss Beatrice Wednesday where they attended the district library meeting at the towni ship library. Speakers from Oma- I Bob Steele "Crime of in Doctor Hallet" "Paroled to Ralph Bellamy Die" Jot. Hutchinson .,,1, it I the nexw Mir where lot unes lo.t in the Vnown to man the Chicago fire! with MICE.

TYRONE POWER Alica BRADY FAYE Andy DEVINE SA A Kl Sunday Monday YV IN Wcd. 2 OUTSTANDING FIRST RUN HITS 2 Look Kids! Nash Coffee Can Matinee Saturday! HIT NO. 2 25c All Day! arCnts aw I NEARLY 's A WRECK THEIR Xi" CHILD'S f.i, pj i NATALIE MOORHEaD -i DONALD BIIC6S DONITA CRANVILLC II L. DOLORES C0STEU.0 Phyllis Brooks Tom Biowa Biackaar Berton CbarduQ June Storey Paul Hunt ain't aa a f- I I HIT NO. 1 LOOP THE LOOP WITH LAUGHTEF at yon tat th dtmmy tmram with that two otronolif A with LUPE VELEZ maijoiii toia Sunday Matinee at 2:15 s.

Directed by HDCBY tJSGji mm week. On each table in the center Fleming, and Mrs. Neal Hollings-were May poles. Small airplanes of head drove to Silver Creek last Continuous Show Sunday Start at 1:00 Feature at 1:00 3:15 5:30 candy and mints were on the tables. The favors and place cards were in one, May baskets.

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