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March 8, 1947

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

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•jft 8 March 8, _ 194' Mutn Clly Globc-G.icltr, Muon City. I,. Charles City News ARREST FARMER ON RAPE CHARGE Charles City—Marvin Hirsch, 32, farmer and married man. was admitted to bail in the amount of $1,000 late Friday afternoon, when he waived a preliminary hearing on a rape charge. He was bound over to the grand jury. He was arrested by Sheriff B. F. Atherton Wednesday, following the complaint of a 16-year-old neighbor girl, who claims that Hirsch had been intimate with her since she was 13 years old, threatening her if she told about his intimacies. According to the sheriff, Hirsch's latest intimacy was last weekend when he went • to the school she attends and made her accompan him in his truck. THIS WEEK AT THE THEATERS TOGSTAD NAMED RAILROAD HEAD Charles City—Ed Togstad is th new general manager of th Charles City Western railway. H succeeds the late John F. Chris tiansen as general manager ant retains the vice presidency, an of fice which he has held along -wit the position of traffic manager. Togstad's promotion follows ; period of long service with th< road. He has been associated with the Charles City Western 28 years joining the railroad as agent ant being elevated successively as su perintendent and then as vie president and general manager. The railroad's board of director deferred action until the April 1 annual meeting, in naming a pres ident for the line, a position Mr Christiansen held along with tha of general manager. Mrs. Rena Robeson was ap pointed by the board as assjstan secretary-treasurer. She has been associated with the railroad more than 20 years and was secretary to Mr. Christiansen. WILL PREACH SUNDAY Charles City—J. A. Dillinger, 0. Des Moines, state secretary of th< Iowa board of the Christian church, will occupy the pulpit a the Sunday morning service of the First Christian church here. The Des Moines man will also attend the congregational meeting of the church in the afternoon. Charles City Briefs Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sperry left Friday for Davenport, where they will attend the National Convention of Refrigeration Service Engineers which is in session for i days there. Mr. and Mrs. Sperry expect to return home Monday. Births at the Cedar Valley hospital included sons to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Woodman, of Orchard; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stohn, of Charles City; Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Hayes, of Charles City, and Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Smittkamp, of Marble Rock. * , The officers and promoters of the Rosary society will meet at 7:30 p. m., Thursday, in the home of Mrs. C. L, Manthai, 408 Ninth avenue, with Mrs. Ed Swant as the assisting hostess. Members are asked to note the change in date of the meeting. A. L. Beagles, ACM, U. S. Navy, and Mrs. Geagles, of Chicago are the parents of a 7J pound daughter, Linda Susan, born Feb. 27, according to word received here by the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Beagles, Route 3. This is the Beagles' second grandchild. Using as his topic, "Is Church Membership Necessary," the Rev. Walter M. Fritschel, pastor, gave a brief talk before the regular meeting of the Ladies Aid society of St. John's Lutheran church in the social rooms of the church at 2:30 p. m., Thursday. Routine business was transacted and refreshments were served. There were 75 persons present at the meeting. Mrs. Rosetta Huesselmann, of Omaha, Nebr., is visiting at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Beagles. Mrs. Huesselmann expects to return home Monday. Devotions were led by Mrs. Jessie Walker at the meeting of Division No. 1, of the First Christian church Thursday at 2:30 p. m., with Mrs. Roy Phearman, 605 Grand avenue. A brief business session followed the devotions and refreshments were served at the conclusion of the meeting. There were 15 members present. A cablegram has just been received by Mr. and Mrs. E. C.' Gough announcing the birth of a grandson in Honolulu, T. H. The infant, Norman Joseph, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman E. Lil- liebridge. Mrs. Lilliebridge will be remembered as the Mary Gough of this city. The Lincoln P. T. A. Executive Board will meet Monday at 2:30 p. m., in the school . COUSIN DIES Manly—Word was received by Mrs. Ella Smith of the death of her cousin, Mrs. Elsie O'Neill, who died at the home of her son, Burton O'Neill at Vinton March 1. Funeral services were held Tuesday with burial at Vinton. Before her marriage she was Miss Elsie Urice and during their girlhood and for many years Mrs. Smith and she were chums. QUITS FARMING Geneva—:-M. R. Pyle, who has operated his farm, the former C. L. Cole farm, for the past 10 years, has purchased the new house, just completed, of C. D. Drake, and will move into town after school closes Mr. Pyle's son, Dclmar, will rent his father's farm. THAT LAST STRAW—That's what Aubrey Piper is usually breaking with his self-confidence in "The Show-Off," playing at the Cecil theater from Sunday through Wednesday. Red Skelton, in the role of Aubrey, has just broken another straw, judging from the look on the face of George Cleveland, who plays Pop Fisher, father of Amy (Marilyn Maxwell) who believes the swaggering Aubrey to be a most exceptional man. TRAPPED BY A KILLER—Lawrence Tierney is threatened by Raymond Burr when Tierney and Joe Devlin (in background) try to find the whereabouts of an escaped convict from Carol Forman, in the smashing melodrama, "San Quentin," playing at the Palace theater through Tuesday. The prologue is by Lewis E. Lawes, former warden of Sing Sing, and sensation is piled on sensation in this picture of a city of silent men. CLAUDIA LOVES DAVID—But they couldn't let love just happen in "Claudia and David," playing at the Strand theater through Tuesday. Dorothy McGuire and Robert Young have the title roles in this one. "ITU THE TOUGH GUY"—At least that's what Bowery Boy Leo Gorcey thinks befofa this mob in "Bowery Bombshell," showing at the State theater from Sunday through Tuesday. Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Billy Benedict, David Gordey, Teala Loring and Sheldon Leonard are the stars of this laugh and action burst. It's the 3rd of a series for Leo Gorcey and his adventurous cronies and it's by far the tops. RIGHT FROM THE FAIR—This scene of an English musical is one of Jerome Kern's inspirations. It's from the picture "Till the Clouds Roll By," showing at the Lake theater from Sunday through Tuesday. THEATERS By C. W. Throttling down his usual madcap antics to portray one of the most subtly humorous characterizations ever written into an American comedy, Red Skelton struts through "The Show-Off" in :he title role, as the bragging Dungling and egotistic Aubrey Piper, to turn in the top performance of his career. The picture opens Sunday at the Cecil theater. For Skelton the role of the jombastic Aubrey is a "natural" n the motion picture version o) :he famous George Kelly stage play. It marks an auspicous re- TH EATERS AT A GLANCE lEClt—"The Killers" closes Saturday. "The Show OH" opens Sunday. PALACE —"San Quentin" and "Last Frontier Uprising" close Tuesday. T K A N D —"Claudia and David" and "Raiders of the South" now showing;. TATE—"The Desert Horseman" and Guns and Guitars" Saturday only. "She Wrote the Book" and "Bowery Bomb shell" open Sunday. jAK£—"A Game ot Death" and "Lone Star Moonlight" close Saturday. "Till the Clouds Kail By" opens Sunday. urn to the screen for the popu- ar comedy star, following 2 years in the army. Paired with the red-haired omic, as Amy, the adoring and oyal wife of Aubrey Piper, is omely Marilyn Maxwell, also re- urning to films after a sojourn n the New York stage. Sharp-tongued Marjorie Main nd Virginia O'Brien, of deadpan ong success, add to the hilarity f "The .Show-Off." They last cored together in "The Harvey Girls." And Eddie "Rochester" \nderson, wins many a laugh with is rendition of a ballad as Sina- ra would sing it. "The Show-Off" is the first roducer assignment for Albert ..ewis, with the direction of the omedy in the hands o£ Harry eaumont, whose last was "Up oes Maisie." The screen adapta- on from George Kelly's stage hit /as made by George Wells. v * * * An unusually revealing commentary on prison life and the .sk. of rehabilitating convicts, jarks the tense melodrama, "San luentin," continuing at the Pal:e theater through Tuesday. The icture, produced by Martin Mooney with the. co-operation of San Quentin's warden, Clinton Duffy, offers convincing realism. Lawrence Tierney is the star. Also on this bill is Monte Hale, adding new laurels to his crown, with Adrian Booth in the thrill-packed western, "Last Frontier Uprising." * * * Those wonderful lovers who set a new style in film romance, return to the screen more wonderful than ever in "Claudia and David," showing at the Strand theater through Tuesday. The film, which unfolds the new adventures of the sweethearts who wouldn't let' love just happen, achieves even greater peaks of motion picture delight than did the earlier Rose Franken story, "Claudia," which introduced the uninhibited and unpredictable girl-wife and her patient loving lusband. Johnny Mack Brown, Evelyn Brent and Raymond Hatton head the cast of "Raiders of he South," the co-hit. * * * No list of cinema actresses who have been publicly spanked is now complete without ' the name of foan Davis, the screen's leading comedienne, initiated into the sorority of "She Who Gets Thwacked" by Kirby Grant dur- ng the making of "She Wrote he Book," showing at the State theater from Sunday through Tuesday She is co-starred with Jack Oakie. In the co-hit, "Bowery Bombshell," laughs and action burst upon the screen in enter- DANCE RUDD, IOWA Sat., March 8 MUSIC BY JOE DOAKES AND HIS BAND taining fashion, wth Leo Gorcey and the Bowery Boys speeding up the action. * * * And one of the big attractions of the year, "Till the Clouds Roll By," the story of Jerome Kern's life and music, opens at the Lake theater Sunday for 3 days. Never before has Hollywood attempted anything approximating the magnitude of this technicolor picture. A staggering array of talent features June Allyson, Lucille Bremer, Judy Garland, Kathryn Grayson, Van Heflin, Lena Home, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury, Tony Martin, Virginia O'Brien, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra and Robert Walker. Lake Mills Asks Cost of Soft Water System Lake Mills—It has been decided by the city council to ask for estimates on the costs of installing a municipal soft water plant for the city. City clerk, O. K. Groe, has been instructed to correspond with 3 different firms to. ascertain costs of the required equipment for the plant. FINDS HOME AT LAST Lake Mills—John David Aasgaard is finally successful after months of searching for a vacant apartment in the community. He has rented .the downstairs apartment of the Goldie Witham house on Lake street. It was formerly occupied by Norman Weis, high school teacher. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gabby are renting the upstairs apartment. Mr. Aasgaard is the manager of the Graphic studio. DANCE at RIVERSIDE BARN DANCE 725 North Kentucky Sat., March 8 MUSIC BY EARL'S RHYTHM BAND MANY FAMILIES NEAR RAKE MOVE Rake—Mr. and Mrs. Nels Han son and Martin moved from farm east of town to t^e O. E Quam farm west of Rake vacate by Ernie Halvorson and famil who are living on the A. E. Hal vorson farm. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Sabin am Gerhard Sabin arid family movei from north of town to the Fur farm east of Rake which they pur chased. John Winter and family rhovec trom the R. H. Hart farm to th farm vacated by Berger Gunder son and family south of Rake. Th 3underson family moved to < farm near Walters, Minn. Mr. ani Mrs. Carlisle Anderson moved on :he farm vacated by Nels Han son's. Mr. and Mrs. Clement Teigland moved from the O. E. Quam farm south of town to" Underdahl farm near Frost. R. H. Hart and family moved to their farm east of town and' L. B. Woodwick and -family moved from the Gravley house in town to the acreage-they purchased from R. H. Hart. Neil Smith family moved from he Irvin Thompson acreage a he east edge of town to the house :bey purchased in Rake. Helmer forgenson and family, who were :enant farm help at the Oscar Hove farm, moved to the acreagi vacated by Neil Smith. Mr. anc Urs. Justice Sullivan moved on a Tensvold farm east of Buffalo Center. Mr. Sullivan has been employed at Jensvold Implemen company in Rake. Jim Thompson and family noved into the J. T. Johnson louse and Mr. and Mrs. J. T Fohnson are living with their chil- Stop in SUNDAY . for CHICKEN CHOW MEIN The Soda G ril • m • r* 'Jf ENDS I ^.1. i .^ =m SAT. "LONE STAR MOONLIGHT" "GAME OF DEATH" SUN. — MON. — TUBS. A MUSICAL TO TOP ALL MUSICALS! Lucille Bremet Itidy Garland Kathnm Giayson Van Heflin las - Screen Snapshots - News Continuous Sunday from 1 Cliff Block SAT. Lynn Kerns SUN. Skippy Anderson, WED. LATE BUS FRI. - SAT. Ends GENE AUTREY . Guns and Guitars Tonight DURANGO KID • Smiley Burnett . Desert Horseman ' SAT. • SON OF THE GUARDSMAN DISNEY CARTOON •Witty Witticism JS, On our way to th' hospital, let's stop at SHADY BEACH for a few minutes! RY OUR . . . SPRING CHICKEN BARBECUED RIBS JUICY STEAKS WALL-EYED PIKE Dine and Dance at SHADY BEACH South Shore — Clear Lake SUNDAY MON. - TUBS. IT'S JOANK'S BEST! iPlus DISNEY CARTOON Sunday Mfctinet Only- For Kiddies a — SON OF THE GUARDSMAN EAT AT... AL'S CAFE THE BEST FOR LESS Open from 6 A. M. to 8 P. M.—Fri., Sat., Sun., 12 P. M. HOME COOKING Formerly Vic's Ploee 16 Second St. S. E. AND . .. FIRST RAIDERS OF THE SOUTH SHOWING IN TOWN! dren. Henry Woodwick and family moved from west of town to a farm near Swea City. New Hampton Doctor Has Run of Bad Luck New Hampton—The past 5 weeks have been the jinx for Dr. W. E. Tunnell, New Hampton optometrist. First he fell and fractured his left arm. Then he was taken ill with the mumps which kept him from work for 2 weeks. Thursday afternoon fire from an oil heater badly damaged the interior of his office. Co-Op at Lake Mills to Review Year's Work Lake Mills—The annual meeting of the Co-Operative Services, Inc., will be held Monday afternoon. Jule Eystad, manager, announces that in addition to business and election of directors there will be entertainment, including movies at 12:45 p. m. The company has had an excellent year with $403,962.25 in sales and net savings of $32,406.62. O. K. Storre ot Kensett is president. NOW SHOWING "o* u* $MlMi)| •xdtMMtan- en JtefckiiiftfcriM! BARTON MacUNE MARIAN CARR ' JOE DEVLIN HARRY SHANNON CAROL FORMAN PLUS ... ACTION IN COLOR • LATE SHOW SATURDAY NITE CECIL 3 STARTS SUNDAY LAST TIMES SAT. TV/A HE'LL SHOW YOU THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE A JERK OR A GENIUS SKELTON'S A PANIC!

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