Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 31, 1948 · Page 9
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, December 31, 1948
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.. „ . 30, 1918 M»»o» City Glofce-Gnette, Mason City, la. MOVIE REVIEWS By CARL WRIGHT A word about the midnight shows for New Year's eve—providing you are planning to celebrate—and who isn't? "The Return of October," Glenn Ford-Terry Moore starrer, is showing at the Cecil theater, midnight show only. It's a romantic technicolor comedy, a once-in-a- great-while picture, with laughter and tears and a "schnookle." And to everyone who has been told at one time or another that he lived in "the sticks"—namely not New York—the film, "So This THEATERS AT A GLANCE CECIL—"A Foreign Affair" now showing. "The Keturn of October" midnight ihow New Year's eve. JALACE—"Lulu Belle" and "Out of the Storm" now showing. "So This Is New York" and "Thunderhool" midnight show New Year's eve. BTRAND—"Honeymoon" and "Shargy" now showing. •TATE —"Bocky" and "Timber Trail" now showing. "The Fuller Brush Man" midnight show New Year's eve. LAKE—"Berlin Express" and "I, Jane Doe" close Thursday. "Hazard" and "Bandits of Dark Canyon" open Friday. "Arthur Takei Over" and the cow rtiilSdnt contest for the midnight show New Year's eve. stars. "Shaggy," story of a boy and his dog, is the co-feature. * * * Western adventure at its most exciting moments may be seen at the State theater in "The Timber Trail," starring Monte Hale and Lynne Roberts. "Rocky," a drama of a boy who has faith in his dog, is the co-feature, with Roddy McBowall and Gale Sherwood. And "Hazard," the merry payoff of a reckless lovely who bet herself and lost, is the new film opening at the Lake theater Friday. Paulette Goddard and Macdonald Carey are the stars. "Bandits of Dark Canyon," the co- feature, offers America's fight- ingest cowpoke, Allan Lane. Winneshiek Bureau ! Signs 1,400 Members Decoruh — Enrollment of 1949 membership in Winneshiek Farm Bureau is progressing at a gratifying pace. At the close of the 3rd week more than 1,400 members, including nearly 100 new members, had been enrolled. Military township's 132 leads the list, with Hesper and Springfield tied at 103. Other high enrollments are De- corah, 96; Washington, 83; Bloomfield, 79; Canoe, 77; Frankville, 72; Burr Oak, 71. Dues for 1949 have been raised to §15. Truck Speeder Fined Gamer —Howard P. Woodbury of Little Falls, Minn., was fined $15 and costs recently by Justice R. J. Fritsch on a charge of speeding with a truck. Five dollars of the fine was suspended during good behavior. Woodbury was arrested by highway patrolmen. Shoes Diamond-Studded ' Lebanon, Pa., <U.R)—Mrs. Harry Artz reflected on her husband's well-polished shoes. "They actually gleam, Hai, especially that left one." Gleam Is right. Lodged In :he sole seam was a diamond, one :hat had been lost from an engagement ring at a party the couple attended. Smith Rites Held Clarion —Funeral services were held Tuesday at the United Presbyterian church for W. Everett Smith, 79, who died Christmas morning at his home following an heart attack. The Rev. W. B. Gamble officiated. He farmed near here on a place where he lived for 72 years. His widow survives. Is New York," showing at the Palace theater at the midnight show Friday, will be a rare treat. The Palace is also offering "Thun- derhoof" at its special showing. "The Fuller Brush Man," starring Red Skelton and Janet Blair, will be the feature at the State theater come midnight Friday and there will be other comedies at the special showing while the bells are ringing and the whistles tooting. The Lake theater will top the bill for novelty with a cow milking contest on stage, while the screen will offer "Arthur Takes Over," a joyous hit that doubles in love and laughs. There you are. Take your choice. New Year's eve comes but once a year—so Happy New Year! * * * • In the meanwhile, "A Foreign Affair" is showing currently at the Cecil theater, , ; rich with wit and originality and starring Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich and John Lund. It is a sly combination of humor and love in an interesting jetting in post-war Berlin. * * # "Lulu Belle," co-starring Dorothy Lamour and George Montgomery, is showing currently at the Palace theater. The film, based on the play by Charles MacArthur and Edward Sheldon produced by David Belasco, is the exciting story of a tempestuous siren in New Orleans. "Out of the Storm," with James Lydon and Lois Collier, is the co-feature. * 4f •* "Honeymoon," a sparkling comedy of errors as an American diplomat tries to get two young compatriots married in Mexiro City. is the feature at the Strand theater. Shirley Temple, Guy Madison and Franchot Tone are the co- V.F.W. 4th Street S. W. A/ew Year's Eve DANCE Hey VETS! DANCE TONITE Thursday, December 30 THE FIVE SHARPS Again They're Wonderful! * We can accommodate just a very few more couples for our NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY VETERANS' CLUB 1308 N. Federal Phone 770 The Club will be closed all day Saturday . . . New Year's Day P. S. Don't Forget ... We Accept 1949 American Legion Dues. MAKE YOUR reservations now for NEW YEAR'S EVE AT TJHE Riverside Inn 725 North Kentucky CONTINUOUS SERVING FROM 5 P. M. TILL ? ? ? PHONE 2002 or 5102-J New Year's Eve DANCE RUDD, IOWA Friday, Dec. 31 FIREMEN'S BALL Hots, Horns, Confetti HAPPY JAKE Tune in KSMN Friday at 4:30 P. M. NOW CECIL ENDS FRI. FRED WASICEK and his Orchestra 9 'till? NO RESERVATIONS 50c COVER CHARGE Regular dance Sat. Night Fred \Vasicek — 9 'til 12:50 Open Sunday Regular Hour BIG NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE Frrday, Dec. 31 American Legion Club TT»€ MORE THE Ttovuin i£t«. TT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT' JEAN ARTHUR v 4FUNNX FOREIGN .a JOHN LUND MAEl£M DIETRIW-MIUAEDMIICHEU CUAR LAKE End "BERLIN EXPRESS' Thurs. "I, JANE DOE" FRIDAY - SATURDAY LAUGH S Aplenty* THRILLS balort- 317 North Federal MUSIC BY 6-Piece Orchestra GXUMHA MCTWtl DOROTHY LAMOUR Plus — Suspense! in "OUT OF THE STORM" with GEORGE MONTGOMERY «£BESYOURfUN» I FOR /• V" NEW YEARS EYE J^V 2 NEW HITS! Friday, Dec. 31, at 11:30 P. Here's Fun and Thrills For Get Your Tickets Now! Only Capacity Sold! HENRY MORGAN in a comedy of capers! STARTS NEW YEAR'S DAY — JAN. 1 No Admission Charge No Reservations Necessary __ PAULETT6 GDDDARD MACDONAID CAREY * ;. c *r*"lj^,nt t Hazard "BANDITS DARK CANYON" Allan "Rocky" ]Laiie Everything For Your Enjoyment and Fun HORNS — HATS — ALL KINDS OF NOISEMAKERS TECHNICOLOR MAKE ROOM IN YOUR HEART FOR THIS ONE! AND TOTS ONE FOR THRILLS! MOKE SAVAGI THAN UNTAMID STAUIGH JURY! COIUMIU, ncrutES PrtitM Mw WtHlflm FOSTER • STUART • BISHOP TICKETS NOW ON SALE ONLY CAPACITY SOLD! ADMISSION ALL SEATS Only 75c PLUS — COLOR CARTOON CONTINUOUS SHOW NEW YEAR'S FROM 2 P. M. AT THE NEW NOW! END FRIDAY SHIRLEV TEMPLE fRANCHOl TONE GUV MADISON AND & MAKE UP your party and see the NEW YEAR IN with noise makers, etc., at the Riverside Barn 725 North Kentucky Friday, Dec. 31 HRUBES ACCORDION BAND BE A '49-ER! Celebrate At The Lake! All • Seats 65c Get Your Tickets NOW! SAT., JAN. 1 HAPPY JAKE AND HIS KANSAS CITY COWBOYS Phone 5102-J for booth reservations Lake Clear GALA NEW YEAR'S EVE STAGE and SCREEN SHOWU f rl., Dec. SI 11:30 P. M. COW, MILKING 8ETH14 MILKMAKtf ( SQUIRT \ THIR WW TO FMM! ? VWl! Howl Fran Start ! toFmitM ) WZB." We Wish You Very Happy NEW YEAR! and sincerely thank you for your patronage during 1948. It has been an extreme pleasure serving you and we hope that throughout 1949 you will continue to make the All Vets Social Center your Clear Lake entertainment headquarters. LAUGHS GALORE! ARTHUR TAKES OVER with Lois Collier — Richard Crane Plus—Community Sing—Stooge Comedy—Tommy Tucker Orch.j NOW SHOWING \ Y <ju SA|D m WE 'VE GOT THE BIG FUN 'N FROLIC SHOW Clea' ,re& ^Jfoo*.*- , i RODDY McDOWALL Plus — In Trucolor "TIMBER TRAIL" with MONTE HALE SPECIAL New Year's Eve Midnight Show Only A 3-Hour Double Feature All Fun and Laugh Show • Tickets Now On Sale at V. ntUI ' * i ALL TICKETS $1.00, 1NCL. TAX JANET HAIR Laurel and Hardy in "BEAU HUNKS" 3 Stooge Comedy Screensong - Color Cartoon Admission Only 50c I FREE to the Ladies-A Genuine 1 FULLER Brush S,,V • • ^ , Gal and her* Horse knocks tte upurw Pn>fe«or inlo LOVE1 ir*j uou know whaf GLENN fORD CAN DO ABOUT LOVE I % RETURN VQCTOBER r GLENN"FORD TERRY MOORE THE COUNTRY CLUBBERS L *,«*». Itmtt GltASOH • Daw toy WHJTTY _--<; FRED DEAN — HARLEY HAXTON — SHORTY BICKFORD — GORDON COOK — BARNEY REYNOLDS DICK BASTIAN, MANAGER COLUMBIA PICTURES' J.iL.,£lP^ TICKETS NOW ON SALE — ONLY SEATING CAPACITY SPLlT PINKY OSTRANDER BENNY SMITH LOUIE KOFOED TED ADAMS PAT BASTIAN ETHEL OSTRANDER GERTRUDE K1MBALL LOUISE CALLAHAN JOHN NICHOLS DONNA SILLS BETTY MILES DORIS WHITE BEVERLY ROBERTS ALL VETS SOCIAL CENTER NORTH SHORE CLEAR LAKE ^^

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