Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 27, 1948 · Page 21
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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, December 27, 1948
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MOVIE CARL WRIGHT Betty arable and Dan Dailej at wonderful team of « Mo the Wore Ti ghtS) .. are together in an ^er story O f show business with more dramatic appeal than memorable predecessor. My and of "- ste ie. back-stage of a cou "le who " of lhc to n the at its lovable talents out - It's a story packed with honest emotion, the color and excitement the s CLOSED Christmas Day so that our empfoyes may enjoy Christmas with their families. OPEN Sunday as usual at 10 A. M. The Soda Grill MASON CITY and the give-and-take drama of show business itself. * * •* Laughs, tears, romance and song are all present in the exhilarating parade of talent offered in "Bi" City," showing currently at the Palace theater, with little Margaret O'Brien heading a cast which includes some of the best known Hollywood players, the musical comedy star, Betty Garrett, and THEATERS" AT A"GLANCF Cru "4«s" closes Friday. " Me " " PALACE— "Rig city" and "Grand Canyon Trail" now showing. STEAND_-.The P,i v »t« Affairs of B e l Ami and "Banjo" close Friday. "Home- comlnr" and "Son of Cod's Country" open Saturday. v^ounirj T ih J E ^7" S ^* mp Fire " und "TwUlrbl on Ihe Rio Grande" close Friday. "The Swordsman" and "Bambi" open Satur- LAKE— "Casbah" and "SinlsUr Journey" now thawing "Mr. ^landings Builds His Dream House" opens Sunday day. Larry Parks is starred, whit Ellen Drew has the feminine lead Principal supporting players in elude George Macready, Edga Buchanan, Ray Collins and Mar Flatt. The co-feature is Walt Dis ney's "Bambi," in technicolor. * * * The vicissitudes of a fledgeling home-builder make for one of the season's funniest movies, "Mr B 1 a n d i n g s Builds His Dream House," which opens at the Lake theater Sunday. Gary Grant, Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas are starred. It is a picture that is rea yet different, a comedy of errors gently satirical. Lotte Lehmann of the Metropolitan Opera. George Murphy, Robert Preston and Danny Thomas also are in the cast. For the co- feature, Roy Rogers offers sock adventure in "Grand Canyon Trail." * * •& The combination of Clark Gable •md Lana Turner in a motion pic- ure is a guarantee of dramatic fireworks, such as "Homecoming " which opens at the Strand theater "Saturday. It's a heart-moving story of a doctor whose entire out- ook on life is changed when he alls in love with the nurse who tands by him in his greatest crisis Anne Baxter plays his adoring vife. Monte Hale is the star of the o-feature, "Son of God's Coun- ry." * * •# Columbia's "The Swordsman" omantic adventure of the Scottish Highlands, filmed in technicolor pens at the State theater Satur- '-i i ; I L^5) GABLE-TURNER BAXTER. HODIAK Monte Hale in 'Son of God's Country MERVYN LeROY PRODUCTION Work on Belt Line Begins at Blue Earth Blue Earth, Minn. — Work started this week on the first phase of the long postponed $650 000 "belt line" project on U. S highways 16 and 169 through this city. Machinery, building material and lumber were unloaded at the overpass site in north Blue Earth. The project includes construction work for the highway grade separation of the 2 trunk routes widening of the bridge across the Blue Earth river and more than 2 miles of grading, widening and paving of the 2 highways within the city limits of Blue Earth. Work is starting first on a grade separation which involves a deck girder span to carry 169 across highway 16. Highway 169 runs south through Algona and Fort Dodge. Highway 16 runs east through Albert Lea and Austin and west through Sioux Falls. ^^^^^^^^H»J^^^^BlHBBBBi(fc^x^u-x v >>:s^>>^fc^-^.v.vvA>vyv.',v 1 \.. J vA^. * ^•t • m ^ta^F • F ° R * 'S K * D '-Jack Oakie (right), June Havoc and send off n?h2 ?,t a . nd > I s * ett >' Grab!e S^es Dan Daily a warm send-off to the "big time" of show business. It's Twentieth Cen~ r hit "When My Baby Smiles at Me•" show- Saturda y through Monday. More of the ' Singer Paul Robeson graduated from Rutgers college with one of the highest scholastic averages in the college's history, in addition to being a five-letter man in athletics. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^•{•BH^^^HB DANCE Riverside Barn .725 North Kentucky Sat., Dec. 25 MUSIC BY HAPPY JAKE AND HIS KANSAS CITY COWBOYS FOR BOOTH RESERVATIONS FIGHTING MEN—Highly-tempered Scotsmen of two warring clans stubbornly refuse to come to terms in "The Swordsman," showing at the State theater from Saturday through Sunday. Larry Parks is starred in this technicolor swashbuckler He is backed by Robert Shayne, Ray Collins ^ n d Edgar Buchanan. BLANDINGS BUILD — The Blandings (Gary Grant and Myrna Loy to you) build a dream house in a film by that name, showing at the Lake theater from Sunday through Tuesday. It's great entertainment. or PRIVATE DANCES Phone 5I02-J ENDS FR1. — "THE CRUSADES" — LO RETTA YOUNG CECIL KH1H5 SHOW STARTS SAT. DEC. 25th Winter Halts Work on Drainage Project Garner — Drainage Engineer William Henschen reports that Nielson Brothers Construction company of Onawa, have ceased DANCE Avoion Ballroom Manly, Iowa CHRISTMAS NIGHT DEC. 25 Music by SCANDINAVIANS VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL LONELY WIFE-Aime Baxter plays the role of the wife who waits for her husband's return in "Homecoming," star-studded M-G-M drama showing at the Strand theater from Saturday l Toh 0 n Ug S ?. u «day. Clark Gable, Lana Turner and John Hodiak are m the cast of this story of a society doctor and the war. operations for the winter on the project of the reconstruction of Hancock county drainage district No. 3 and 4. The firm has completed about 7 miles of dredging on the project, and about 13 miles are left to complete. The contract must be completed by Dec. 1 1949. Work will be resumed in April. Scientific and medical interest in hypnotism was first aroused in the late 18th century, by the work of a Viennese physician named Mesmer. The Ritz Club For Food and Fun Boyside, Clear Lake Be Imond Offers Adult Classes Behnond—An adult education program will be inaugurated in the Belmond schools Jan, 10, it was announced by D.on Faris, superintendent of schools. Six subjects have been chosen on the basis of the greatest interest expressed by adults wishing to enroll. They will be presented in 2-hour class meetings once a week for 10 weeks. The subjects include typing, shop, sewing, physical education for men. agriculture and music appreciation. Interest in such a program has been promoted by the P. T. A. BE SO MUCH FUN J U-U's filG-Mli! DHAKA WITH \\\\\\ ¥ ""Ml-JUNE HAVOC y UTERI*• GEORGEJESSEL -' _ PLUS — OLD ROCKIN' CHAIR TOM — CARTOON — LATEST WORLD NEWS ITS TOPS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY? Athens Cafe 724 6th St. S. W. Now Open Under New Management Booths For the Ladies GOOD MUSIC Rain Gauge of St. Ansgar Man Success Albert Lea, Minn., — Jobs Inc. has completed, experiments with a rain gauge invented by Dr. F. W. Larson of St. Ansgar, Iowa, retired veterinarian, and announced it would begin direct retail selling. Test production has been under way for a year. It is a simple wedge shaped device calibrated on the outside to measure the amount of water within a metal container. It measures accurately and readably the amount of precipitation during a given time. It slides easily out of its holder to be emptied. C. E. Myers, president of Jobs Inc., said he has received inquiries concerning the gauge from every state in the union and India Bolivia, Sweden, Guam, Peru and Canada. Dr. Larson will share in the sales on a royalty basis. Compicker operators are safer in snug fitting clothing with proper length sleeves and trousers according to Norval Wardle, extension safety specialist at Iowa State college. Coat tails, loose clothing and extra mitten thumbs easily find their way into moving parts of machinery. On Guard! ADVENTURE CALLS! PARKS Ellen DREW "Swamp Fire" - '"} On The Rio Grande" SAT. - SUN. - MON. LAUGH at TWITTERP^TED LOVE.. 'TKHNKVti^. . SP£CTACL£ / In TECHNICOLOR! PLUS — SUPERMAN* The VETERANS' CLUB will be closed Tonite and Tomorrow Nifre Friday and Saturday December 24 and 25 "Merry Christmas" to All Monday Nite, December 27 Dec. 24, 1948 9 Mason City Globe-Gftxelte, Mason City, la. HERE and THERE Popejoy—Hosp. Mate 1/e Kenneth Nolle, wife and son, Kenny, of National City, Cal., are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nolle. Latimer—Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Reid of Clear Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stover were recent guests at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Miller. Rake—Norris Erda), who attends the Lutheran seminary in St. Paul, arrived for his Christmas vacation at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Erdal. Bode—Ida Mae Nielsen returned from Iowa City Saturday where she had been at University hospital for a checkup. Rake—Miss Marvis Matheson of Albany, Ore., is spending Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Matheson, and other relatives. Manly—Elaine and Robert Spearing, students at Ames, have arrived in Manly for the holiday season. Clarksville—Mr. and Mrs. Gene Littlefield and son of Oregon City, Ore., will spend Christmas with Mrs. Thema Scribner. Sheffield—Mr. and Mrs. H, H. Atkinson left for Berea, Ky., to spend the holidays with their daughter, Mrs. J. W. Hughes, and family. Goodell — Emil Peterson, who has been employed at Kiester, Minn., came to enjoy a few weeks' stay in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lauritz Peterson. Chester—Ed Morue is home on leave from Mississippi tc spend the holiday vacation. Latimer—Miss Lavonne Mathwig, a teacher in the Christian day school of the St. Paul Lutheran church, has left for her home in Milwaukee, Wis., to spend her Christmas vacation. Rake—Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Leland of Bricelyn are the parents of a daughter born Dec. 18 at the Naeve hospital in Albert Lea. The mother is the former Ada Vaagen of Rake. Bode—Bobby Ellingson suffered a sprained ankle recently while attending a coasting party. Rake—Mrs. Rena Kallestad is employed as temporary clerk at the postoffice during the holiday' season. • Bode—Richard Berge returned home from Luther college to spend the holiday vacation, at the home of his parents, Ms. and Mrs. E. B. Berge. Clarksville—E. H. Christensea, who has been stationed with the army in Germany, has returned home,-for a 30-day furlough with his family after which he will report at Ft. Knox, Ky. Nora Springs—Recent guests in the August VerHelst home were Henry VerHelst, his daughter, Joyce, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Currier, Sandra and Dennis, Mrs. Ralph Currier and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Haight, all of Mason City. Garner—Mrs. C. L. Strate went to Iowa City to enter the University hospital for medical treatment. She is expected to return this weekend. Nora Spring's—Mrs. A. J. Quinby entered the Mercy hospital in Mason City for observation. If her condition improves sufficiently, she will return home for Christmas, returning to the hospital for surgery after the holidays. Garner—State Examiner W. J. McClurkin, who has'been axiditing county records in Cerro Gordo county, visited with friends in Garner Wednesday. Nora Springs — Miss Bonnie Brunner, senior at the University of Minnesota, and Miss Jewell Brunner, specialized speech cor- rectionist for the Elgin, 111., public schools, are spending the holidays in the parental, Frank Brunner, home. Garner—Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Beshey %vent to Stanhope Thursday to spend Christmas with their daughter and family. Goodell—Mrs. Kenneth Ulm and 2 children of Oakland, Minn., are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.. Ardo Berhow. Waucoma—Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Deeny and daughter, Marion, have moved from the Tillie Beier house in the east part of town, to their newly built modern residence on Ann street. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Farrell have moved from the Will J. Hartson house on south Main street, to the one vacated by the Deeny family. K K K K K ** £ K K R K Starts the Second Week of Our Holiday Dances „ Donee M ojlday_Nite to the Music of the \ I Suffers Concussion While Playing Santa Hampton—Hammett Lee is recovering at the Lutheran hospital from a brain concussiqn suffered recently when he fell on the ice He was playing Santa Glaus for the local children at the time of the fall. vuuuy I^IHC (IF I fie fYIU FIVE SHARPS VETS you \ r ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! . You must have your card showing are a member of some Veterans' organization for admittance. VETERANS' CLUB T308 N. Federal Phonc 770 Just a few New 1S,3;3!..* Eve Reservations left. 5 1 2 /VOAH NUMSKULL fVFQUIZZICAL

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