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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                FOUR MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JANUARY 4 1933 At Mason City THEATERS Equipped only with nerve per il sonality and ruthlessness he sold1 himself to kingsprime ministers and was called The Match King This sensational pic is ture comes to the Cecil Wednesday Warren Williamportrays the giant S swindler and the alluring tempes 5 tuous star Lili Damita is seen as a 3 famous star of Sweden The old say 1 ing Truth is Stranger Than Flc i tion will become a reality at the fi Cecil Wednesday I 1 Friday afternoon Jan 6 the Pol ace theater will give a benefit mat inee for the Forty arid Eight Amer ican Legion milk fund The adul admission will be two quart milk ix tickets and children will be ad mitted for a single 0uart ticket j Milk tickets from any dairy will be Tipnored and the tickets received a this benefit matinee will be turne over to the Forty and Eight organ ization for distribution among th eedy of the city M Tho wildest fiction pales before the thrilling drama taken from the book of Ufa and shown in Bring LAST TIME WEDNESDAY Frank Bucks BRING EM BACK ALIVE Thursday Friday Saturday Wheeler Wooleey HOLD EM JAIL lOc Till Tlvcs 20c Children lOc Em Back Alive at the Strand for the last times Wednesday Remark able photographs of Frank Buck capturing a baby elephant with his bare hands of a maneating cat en tering a native village and other thrilling scenes make this produc tion worthy of your attendance at the Strand 9 George Brent the handsome now leading man of the screen appear ing in Miss Pinkcrton opposite Joan Blondell at the Iowa theater Wednesday is one of the fastest ris ing players in Hollywood He was born in Dublin Ireland has played over three hundred leads in stock married for one month when he was deep sea a football player at Dublin Irish music and speaks with a slighl brogue Clark Gable in No Stan of Her Own opens at the Cecil theater Sat urday A hitandrun lover he flipped a coin for his wedding ring and said Why cant women laugh when the funs over Containing everything that the ordinary the atergoer looks for in screen enter tainment No Man of Her Own has drama romance good comedy and fine human interest Carole Lombard and Dorothy Mackail play opposite the swashbuckling hero For those who are looking for a relief from sophisticated drawing room drama Fast starring William Haines Madge Evans Clifi Edwards and Conrad Nagel will be a welcome treat in screen fare This hilarious comedy opens a four day engagement at the Palace theater Saturday Theres not a slow min ute in this rollicking motor boat racing pictures Haines and Ed IOWA LAST TIME WEDNESDAY MART ROBERTS HINEHART MISS PINKERTON I JOAN BLONDELL I GEORGE BRENT I STARTS THURSDAY I BEN LYON 1 ZASU PITTS The Crooked Circle Mat lOc Eve 20c GLEASON IRENE PUHCELL THRU FRIDAY THRILl TO THE DRAMATIZED me Romanoff coat of would worn the crown joweb Ins ttny bottlo that a shadow over Parlf gave French the clue to a daring crime Wcffl GWILI ANDRE GREGORY RATOFF FRANK MORGAN Revealed for tho first time in a thrilling drama based on tho ac tual memoirs of Aahton Wolfc published in the American Weekly Dont Pass Up tho Best Show in Town S A WILLIAM HAINES in PAST LIFE Jfudce Evans Conrail NascI Clltt Edwards wards will keep you laughinK all he time Behind the bars at last may see Wheeler and Woolsey serving ime in jail and playing football on the Ball and Chain team in Hold Em Jail with Edna May Oliver and Roscoe Ates at the Strand Thursday Friday and Saturday James Gleasou noted author comic who appears in one of the most hilarious roles of his career in The Crooked Circle opening at he Iowa Thursday is best known Tor his play Us Zat So which ran for three years ia New York Lon don and Los Angeles he being the star and author as well Lovely Irene Purcell and that favorite of all fans Zasu Pitts are included in the cast Ben Lyon shares starring honors amongst the male members of the cast If your husband eats crackers in bed if your wife still takes ice after you buy her an electric re frigerator if your boy friend thought you meant yea when yoi said your case to the Lawyer Man film coming to the Cecil next Wednesday Its William Powell in an entirely new role that of an illegal advisor who won everj case but one that was the case oj his charming secretary played by the wisecracking blond Joan Blondell With William Powell and Joan Blondell in the leads Lawyer Man should please everyone who sees it Secrets of the French Police with beautiful Gwili Andre Greg ory Ratoff and Frank Morgan opened its local engagement at the Palace Wednesday to continue through Friday This picture has mystery and suspense but of a dif ferent nature than youve been used o seeing In this thrilling picture n one instance a dead fly was the clew that paved the way to the solu tion of a murder in another in stance a tiny bottle was the import ant clew Tho film is based on series of articles by H Ashton Wolfe which ran serially in The American Weekly An added attrac iou on the program is Charlie Chaplin in The Rink Will Rogers Americas laugh ting will be at the Strand Sunday and Monday in Down to Earth Youll like him in this hilarious pic ure with Dorothy Jordan and rene Rich t Arrowsmith the worldfamous ovel by Sinclair Lewis comes o the Iowa in its screen version unday and Monday The principle ole is played by Ronald Colman vith Helen Hayes cast opposite him CliarlesCityNews given through the headquarters in Charles City P T A Group Help The welfare committees of the five P T A have been carrying1 on a very active pro gram of relief work A supply of dresses suits underwear shoes and hosiery was distributed at head quarters back of the May Drug company following a drive early in the fall The soldiers relief commission is caring for about SO exservice men in the county The American Red Cross placed Floyd county in the drought area and 1260000 pounds of cracked wheat were shipped Into the county and distributed through a local committee Up to the pres ent time six carloads of flour have been shipped into the county For Others in County The county auditors office shows there arc at present 75 widows re ceiving pensions throughout the county The families receiving aid from the county outside of Charles City include the following Rock ford 44 Marble Rook 15 Floyd 27 Nora Springs 35 Rudd 15 be sides some in Ulster Union Niles and Cedar townships making total of 166 outside of Charles City There were 460 baskets distributed at Christmas time in Charles City Floyd county has had the follow ingexpenses at state institutions during the past year State hos pital at Iowa City 58000 state sanitarium Iowa soldiers orphans home feeble COSTS SI 27290 Moore Retiring Auditor of Floyd County Reports Expenditures CHARLES CITY Jan S Moore who retired as county aud itor yesterday reported that the final county figures for 1832 for care of the poor paid out of the poor fund and the soldiers relief fund was 512729089 of which 59 92288 was from soldiers relief fund Never in the history of the county has there been such a drain on re lief funds Four hundred and fif teen families are being cared for at the office of the overseer of the poor and the Charles City Com munity Relief is caring for 147 families in tills city besides furnish ing Red Cross flour to about 50 other families About 4000 cords of wood has been cut and sawed by the county and community relief fund for fuel for the unemployed The county had 42 acres of gardens and the Community Relief had 18 acres be sides arranging for many indi vidual gardens The Red Cross has not only distributed flour but 1800 yards of cloth and a consign ment of clothing Including 201 dozen articles of underwear hos iery trousers etc which were The Most Daring Expose of All Time WHO IS SHE YOULL GASP WHEN THEY NAME THE WOMAN Headlines shrieked one alory of the match kings croah around the the truth told In whispers Get ect lo get bounced out of yonr seal when yon tee 4he wo men he recognize the wo man who rained him A million to one youll know her name The love life of the worlds greatest rogue UJPRREN He was as careless with other mens wives as he was with other mens millions SATURDAY uii urn m MATCH KINC DPririiTfl GLEN DA FARRELL CLAIRE POPD GABLE in No Man of Her Own minded at Glenwood jsa nile home at Toledo 528048 feeble minded at Woodward 5825 state hospital at Independence bringing this expense to a total of 51052852 Bank Claims Demanding Tax Refunds Are Filed Against Floyd County CHARLES CITY Jan G Henke attorney in behalf of the Commercial Trust and Savings bank First National bank of Charles City to which the First Se curity Bank and Trust company is successor and the First State bank of Rockford filed claims aggregat ing about 539000 against Floyd county asking tax refunds Notices were served on the county auditor county treasurer and board of su pervisors for a writ of mandamus at the April term of court The petition stated that banks should be assessed on no different basis than other loan agencies and claim is made that the banks of Floyd county have been discrimin ated against in the assessment of taxis for the past years Private loan institutions have been assess ed on the basis of 6 mills while the banks have been assessed of the en tire consolidated levy which has amounted to in the neighborhood of 180 or 100 mills The question was brought up some time ago by several of the Des Moines banks and the Iowa su preme court was divided four to five on the point of taxation the five holding that it had been prop erly assessed The United States supreme court sustained the minor ity opinion on the appeal Floyd County Fails to Appoint Engineer and Puts Men Off Payroll CHARLES CITY Jan one of the steps in reducing expenses to aid in balancing the budget in Floyd county the board of super visors decided not to appoint a per manent county engineer and closed the office in the courthouse This order also closed the county ma chinery building which throws sev eral additional men off the payroll County Engineer C A Beckner re ceived a salary of 165 a month Ralph Briggs his assistant 5125 and Harry LaBounty second as sistant 65 a month Auto License Reduction Shown CHARLES CITY Jan were 728 fewer automobile licenses issued on Dec 31 at the county treasurers office than on Dec 31 1931 The year closed with 2984 licenses issued since Dec 1 for the year 1933 Over 500 licenses were issued last Saturday Defaults Are Called in Floyd County Court CHARLES CITY Jan T A Beardmore opened court here Tuesday morning In the afternoon he called defaults and made an as signment of cases Next week the trial jury meets and Judge Beard more will trade terms with Judge M F Edwards at Waverly as there are some cases on the calendar in which Judge Beardmore had a for mer interest as attorney The grand jury met yesterday and was sworn in but no cases were brought for indictment Jens Grothe new coun ty attorney intends to dispense with the grand jury as much as possible the coming year in order to save expenses for the county Matters will be taken care of by county attorneys information Wilda Spencer Goode Heard at Charles City CHARLES CITY Jan Spencer Goode of Des Moines was the guest speaker at the general meeting of the Womens club Tues day afternoon in the Christian church when members of the St Charles Cultus clubs P E p and D A R chapters and resident teachers were guests She read in full Robert Sherwoods comedy The Kings Husband She is a professional reader and the time required two hours Tha monthly business meeting preceded the play reading Mrs Goode was enter tained at dinner at the Garden cafe before she took the bus for Des Moines CHARLES CITY BRIEFS The WaTanYe club held the regular monthly business meeting Tuesday noon in the Y M C A Reports of the Christmas seal drive were given and plans made for din ner at the next meeting when all township chairmen will be asked to give their final reports Applications for marriage licenses were made by Clarenco Funte Floyd county and Esther Starr Mitchell county and Judson Ack ley Floyd county and Myrtle Sals bury Butler county CHARLES CITY Jan was an attendance of 75 last eve ning at the Y M C A to see the dramatic production by the junior and senior members of the Wood craft Council of the play Los Pas toras symbolizing the birth ChristPreceding the play Howard Brown woodcraft leader gave a lecture accompanying slides of Mexico and how Christmas is cele brated Uiere Tyre was the most important city of ancient Phoenicia on the Medi terranean coast Longer Wheclbase New AerSlream Styling More Powerful SixCyBinder Engine Larger Lower Fisher Bodies Fisher No Draft Ventilation Safety Plate Glass In Windshield CushionBalanced Engine for Smoothest Operation Improved Free Wheel Ing SyncroMesh Shift with Silent Second The Simplified Starting Even Greater Economy and many other important improvements thai make the New Chevrolet the Great American Value for 1933 e AT A NEW SCALE OF LOW PRICES SPORT ROADSTER COUPE COACH PHAETON SEDAN SPORT COUPE CABRIOLET All o b Flint Michigan Special equipment aztra delivered peico3 and eaty GAfAC termsChevrolet Motor Company Detroit Michigan CHEVROLET C 18 South Washington Mason City Phone 665   

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