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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                City At the Theaters C w Body and Soul Enterprise Studios allstar film showing cur rently at the Cecil theater and costarring John Garfield as the middleweight champion of the world with LJlli Palmer also fea tures the meteoric Hazel Brooks The pittiue is a hardhitting ac count of tht rtory behind the pug ilists championship and retire ment and is based on an original screenplay by Abraham Polonsky A topdrawer cast includes Anne Revere Academy Award winner for her supporting role in Nation al Velvet as Garfields mother Art Smith as his father Joseph Pevney as Shorty boyhood pal A CLANC mn Soul now showing FALACE BUI ind Ceo nd Jftth Ave nue Anrtl now showing This Tlmt for Keeps and Rtnrn ft Ihe Issh now showing That Girl anrt GrdJuc Ctrlles Gurter dose Monday Dark Passage and Captain KIdd open Tuesday LAKE Relentless now shonInj hit featuring Charles Laughton Randolph Scott and Barbara Brit ton Relentless Columbias strange and fascinating technicolor drama of love and adventure in the High Sierras is showing currently at the Lake theater It stars Marguerite Chapman with Willard Parker and Akim Tamiroff Other featured players are Barton MacLane Mike Mazurki Fiobert Barrat Clem Bevans Frank Fenton and others Canada Lee as the fighter from whom he wins the crown William Conrad Lloyd Goff and Virginia Gregg all of whom made their names rin stage and radio before venturing westward Its hard enough making a movie with human beings let alone small birds yet a Hollywood comedian Ken Murray decided to produce a full length picture starring birds and it wasnt a gag either Bill and Coo showing cur rently at the Palace theater is the first film of its kind ever made featuring George Burtons trained birds Margaret OBrien is starred in the cohit 10th Avenue Angel an MGM offering Romance music and comedy are represented by top exponents in MGMs festive technicolor musi cal This Time for Keeps show ing currently at the Strand the ater and featuring Esther Wil liams Lauritz Melchoir Jimmy Durante Johnnie Johnston and Xavier Cugat Lah La Rue and his famed bull whip are featured in the co hit Return of the Lash Fuzzy St John his sidekick is featured Starting Tuesday at the State theater is Dark Passage costar ring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall The picture has an authen tic background laid in San Fran cisco Captain Kidd is the co f ft VI Now End Tuesday This Time For Keeps In Technicolor Also NEW WESTERN NOW ENDS TUESDAY In Glorious Outdoor Technicolor YOUNG CHAPMAN ADDED CARTOON TWO GOPHERS FROM TEXAS SPORTS NEWS JOHM CARF1ELD LILLI PALMER HAZEL BROOKS ITS SENSATIONAL VFW Baby Show Winners Named Charles City Barbara Bhihm daughter of Mr and Mrs Orland Bluhm and Bruce Greensweig son of Mr and Mrs Harold Greensweig were announced as first prize winners of the baby popularity contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars in connection with their home talent show Fun For All The announcement of the win ners was made by Mrs Dave Scrimger judge who pinned blue ribbons on the children They re ceived sterling silver cups as prizes After the awarding of the prizes the final performance of Fun For AH was presented to a large au dience The proceeds of the show will be used in a memorial fund which includes military funerals Foreign Costumes Shown at Meeting Charles City Costumes from Holland Japan and Belgium were modeled when Mrs Oscar Immer told of 3 women from foreign countries at the Unit 4 of the Cen tral Methodist church meeting in the home of Mrs George Brock meyer The costumes were mod eled by Mesdames Jean Staynor Margaret Riden and Florence Irons The devotions were led fay Mrs Virgil Bryant and an article telling of the Brewster hospital in Jacksonville Fla was read by Mrs Irons Two medical articles were read by Mrs W G Henke and Mrs Ida Kober giving the group an idea of where mission ary money was being sent Well Known Names on Senior Class Roster Charles are 2 well known names listed among the 94 prospective graduates of the Charles Cuy high suiiuol scri class for 1948 One is William S Hart of movie fame tough cow boy and the other is a female Kay Kiser Miss Kiser is the daughter of Sam Kiser Capital Tobacco Co manager Charles City News Name School for Former North lowan Charles name of Capt Raymond J Collins former resi dent of Charles City who lost his life during the war will not be forgotten especially in Long Beach Cal A proposed elementary school there would be named the Capt Raymond J Collins school The 23 classroom building with cafeteria and kindergarten would be built at a cost of The late Capt Collins son of Mr and Mrs W J Collins of Long Beach died June 12 1945 in a mission over Japanese held terri tory He was assigned to duty in the Pacific as a flight commander with tho 2nd reconnaissance ciuadron While he lived in this ity he attended school at the Im maculate Concention academy After moving to California he re turned often to visit friends and his grandmother Mrs Mary Syl vester 907 Riverside Drive Last Rites in Cresco for Real Estate Man Charles City Ambrose J Owens 75 father of Ray Owens of this city died Friday morning at Cresco aftei an illness of several months H5 has been a real estate man in Cresco for 25 years Survivors are his widow 3 daughters Mrs Lei and Morris and Mrs Reuben Slifka both of Cresco Mrs Elmer Rasmussen Decorah 3 sons Gerald Cresco Charles Ios Angeles Cal and Ray of this city Funeral services were held at the Assumption Catholic church in Cresco at 10 a m Monday with the Brady funeral home of Cresco in charge of arrangements Osage Scout Tells of World Jamboree Trip Charles summary of a trip to Paris France was given Thursday night when Tom Kelly of Osage told the members of the Washington Study club of his ex periences at the World Scout Jam boree last year He was one of 50 Scouts making the trip Plan Initiation Charles new members of the Sunshine Girls will be in itiated into the June 10 meeting Plans were made for a Kid Party June 1 and an invitation has been extended to the Pythian Sisters and Knights The installation of new officers will take place after the regular meeting of the Pythian Sisters June 3 Mrs Verva Ar hart most excellent chief of the Pythian Sisters was chosen by the girls as installing officer at the ceremonies Watch For the Announcement of the big ANNIVERSARY PARTY CLUB LIDO CLEAR LAKE NOW END TUES KNIGHTS DANCE AVALON BALLROOM Manly Iowa TUES MAY 18 One of the best old time bands in this territory End Moii That Hagrcn Girl and Getting Gerties Garter STARTS TUESDAY STARTS TUESDAY QORCED TO BOTH LIFE MD CAPTAIN KIDD SUrrinK Charles Laurhton Randolph Scott Barbara Britton Charles City Briefs Mrs William Metcalf and chil dren who have been living at 503 Riverside Drive left Friday for South Bend Ind where they will join Mr Metcalf in their new home Mrs John Randolph and daugh ter have accompanied Mr Ran dolph to their new home at Joliet 111 Mr Randolph is a former sec retary of the Chamber of Com merce here and holds a similar position in Joliet District Court Clerk L V Leigh issued marriage licenses to George Hotchkiss 38 and Dorothy Esser 38 both of Charles City and Har lan A Yunk 28 of Coleman Wis and Mary Wright 23 of Charles City Births at the Cedar Valley hos pital included a daughter to Mr and Mrs Dale Jeffrey of Rnck ford and a son to Mr and Mrs Kenneth Wcbcr of Dougherty both born Friday Mrs Alma Pritchard will return from Minneapolis Minn Tuesday where she went to attend the fail market Mr and Mrs Harold Glienke of Bancroft spent the weekend with Mr and Mrs C J Rcckner 514 17th avenue Mr Glienke is a brother of Mrs Reckner Mr and Mrs Marvin Sogard at tended Veishea at the Iowa State college Ames where their daugh ter Gene Mary is a student Mrs Charles Laun also attended the ceremonies visiting her sons Dean and Don both students at the col lege Students attending out of town colleges who spent the weekend here were Dick VanBerg and Gordon Pennington who visited over the weekend with their par ents Dr and Mrs L E VonBerg and Mr and Mrs Dowey Penning ton and Don Semelhack who student at the University of Iowa visiting his parents Mr and Mrs Henry Semelhack VonBerg and Pennington attended Iowa State college at Ames Mr and Mrs Kenneth Lorch spent the weekend in Minneapolis Minn visiting relatives The United Commercial Trav elers meeting which was scheduled for Saturday night was indefinite ly postponed Robert Paul of Fort Dodge spent the weekend at the home of his parents Mr and Mrs O S Paul 904 Court street Mr and Mrs Merlyn Weiss and Mr and Mrs Leland Weiss of Kansas City Mo spent the week end at the Stanley Snyder home 1100 Allison street and also vis ited other relatives in the city Mr and Mrs Leo Rittcr are in Los Angeles Cal where they are visiting their daughter Donna who was recently married to Sid ney Stoffell of Los Angeles They made the trip by plane and will return May 24 Charles Cityans who attended the democratic convention Satur day and Sunday in Des Moines were Mr and Mrs Barney Welsh Mr and Mrs Al C Campbell Ray Melrose Mrs G F Wessel and Mrs Bessie Regel Fifteen wholesalers distributors and manufacturers attended a noun luncheon mortis pt hp St Charles hotel Friday as guests of the Charles City Daily Press George Williams sales director of the Iowa Daily Press association Des Moines made a presentation to this group and to 25 retailers at a dinner meeting Friday night at the hotel Many Antarctic icebergs survive for 10 years while Ihe life span of Arctic icebergs runs to about 2 years v xr v v s x v v COOKS BIG PREINVENTORY SELECTED VALUES WED RATHER SELL THAN COUNT ON INVENTORY DURA BLEA TTRA CTIVE COLORFUL DURABLE FLOORING WE Thats Right COOKS ARE GIVING AWAY CEILING PAPER ABSOLUTELY FREE Youll Save on The Average Room RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ttide color choice Resilient underfoot Marbleized designs not 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