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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 1, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TEN MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE MONDAY APRILT 1929 i rnMason Pitys AifHEATERS COMINGWITH DANCE BAND Colleen Moore typifying the 1929 version of the modernAmerican girl is now showing at the Palace ina yitaphone Why Be Good Colieen has returned to the flapper role that made her famous Sn Flaming Youth and Why Be Good brings this story up to 1929 It is made more enjoyable by being synchronized to music and sound by one of the worlds greatest orches tras Vitaphohe vaudeville and the Fox movietone news tat anniversary week bill The Palace is this week celebrating the annW versary of the installation of vita phone while many citiesrot twice i the size of Mason City have yet to hear their first talking picture One of the countrys largest vaudeville offerings The Wedding Gown is on the Cecils present stage bill aridwill continue here thru Tuesday There are 8 people In the act billed A Rhapsody in Lace Silk and Mirth Gladys Colen and Donald West are fea turedwith Patsy ODay Chris Bernman Dorothy Rose Helen Wynne and two funny intruders Add this and that together and you get something else The chemists have formulas for the production of a thing and so have players The ar tist takes this and that and the oth er thing and produces novelty and entertainment The formula of Joe and Willie Hale for the production pf novelty and entertainment ia musicfun and jugglery and the title of their finished product Is Bits of Vaudeville which is also on the stage show now at the Cecil The third act is Frank Hurst and Eddie Vogt in the Bar The TalkAPhone picture The Young er Generation is shown with talk Dan Gioscios Harp Orchestra Is scheduled to play for the AMERICAN LEGION Oldtime Dance Saturday Night April 6 Price Always 25 Cents This saxuphone quintet is one ot the features of the Smlth flioDowell orchestra of 11 pieces which will furnish the music for a lance at the armory Thursday night April 4 The American Legion Drum and Bugto Corps is sponsoring the dance ing sequences music end sdund Jean Hersholt is starred with Lina Basquette The Canary Murder Case which as a novel swept the country going to eight editions and more than 100000 copies is even more enjoy able as an alltalking picture The great detective story written by the mysterious S S Van Dine will be the attraction at the Palace starting Saturday For thrilling swiftmov ing action free from the hokum and tricks which characterize many so called mystery pictures The Can ary Murder Case is a perfection of writing acting and directing Each step of the stirring story is revealed to the audience as the plot pro gresses jmaking every spectator a part of the gripping drama The Awakening of ovc will be at the Cecil commencing Wed nesday Vilma Banky is starred in this TalkAPhone feature which will be presented with talking se quences music and sound Radio KeithOrpheum vaudeville will ap pear on the The BUou offers for three days starting Monday April 1 Cecil B DeMllles srreat masterpiece The King of Kings which will be seen for the first time in Mason City at popular prices This great spectacle will be offered to Bijou patrons with no advance in prices The nationally known Edna Wal lace Hopper will appear on the Cecil stage in the near future She draws large crowds everywhere and will no doubt break attendance records at the local playhouse She is now playing all the theaters on the Ra dioKeithOrpheum circuit The famous group of film horse men known as the Universal Ranch Riders appear in The Danger Rider Hoot Gibsons starring pic tue now showing at the Iowa thea ter The ranch riders are recruitec mostly from former cowboys altho a number of the men have been in the U S cavalry They weregath ered by Carl Laemmle president ol Universal Pictures Corporation to lend dash to western productions The picture world has been flooded with underworld stories most of which have carried enough thrills to make them worth while But now comes an underworld story with its accent on cometty and gives that great comedian Douglas MacLean a chance to introduce HOLD MEETING TO DISCUSS MERGER Favor Consolidation of Rural Telephone Lines at Swea City SWBA CITY April in favor of merging the 12 rural telephone companies connected with the local exchange developed at a meetingof 40 patrons and officers held this week in the Legion hall It was voted to have each rural line company select a committee to at tend a second meeting to be held Tuesday night at which time the subject will he discussed further It is thot that by the consolida tion of these 12 companies consti tuting 20lines a means can be ob tained to deal more effectively with the local situation Heretofore com plaints that have been voiced to the Iowa Union Telephone company have been met with the argument that the country lines were not In fit condition to give good service It is believed that with the merger It will be possible to put the rural in better shape so that the rural line companies will be able to put in a complaint and get some action The meeting was addressed by A B Russ of Buffalo Center who told how the farm lines in that peigh borhood had been operated under one company for the past 24 years The plan has been highly successful there The Iowa TJnion Telephone com pany 1s also planning on putting In some new work to Make the service better The company bought this ex change late last fall and have not had any chance yet to put in the needed work himself in a talking picture which not only carries action and thrills but is filled with good comedy of the kind that has made this star famous Palace will offer The Carnation Kid Dougs first talk ing picturefor four days starting Tuesday Manager Heffner states that Palace patrons are due for a thrill ingtalking picture filled with good hearty laughs Douglas Fairbanks has been booked by the Cecil in The Iron Mask This is his first picture with talking sequences It will be here soon and RadioeKithOrpheum vaudeville will be offered on the same billr progress to own this great new car RADIO PROGRAMS TUESDAY APRIL 2 By the Associated Press Program in Central Standard time All time is P M unless other wise indicated Wavelengths on left of call letters kilocycles on right Chain programs with list of associated stations in detail New W Wile and Navy WADC WOWO KMOX KOIL WHK WCCO Whitemans WADC WKRC WGHP WBBM WOWO KMOX KMBC KOIL WSPD WHK WCCO KLZ KDYL KLRA WRR KMTR KYA KEX KJR KGA WLAC WDOD WBRC WREC KFJF KTSA WISN WDSU Union WADC WKRC WGHP WBBM WOWO KMOX KOIL WSPD WHK WCCO WISN KLZ KDYL KMTR KYA KEX KLR KGA New Service 30 WGY KSD WOW WDAF WHAS WMC WFAA KOA KSL KPO KGO KGW KOMO KFI KHQ Fonariova KSD WOW Half WGY WWJ KSD WOW WDAF WHO WLS WGY WTAM WWJ WGN KSD WHO WDAF KSTP WEBC WHAS WSM WMC WSB KVOO WOAI KOAKSL KPO KGO KOMO KHQ KFI KGW Dance WGY WTAM WWJ KYW KSD WOWWHO WDAF KSTP WTMJ WHAS WSM WMC WSB WFAA KPRC WOAI WKY KOA KSL KPO KGO KOMO KHQ KFI KGW WEBC WHO WMC Vaudeville WGY WTAM WWJ KSD WHO KYW WDAF KSTP WTMJ WEBC WSM WSB WMC WFAA KPRC WOAI WKY KOA KSL WOW WHAS KPO KGO KOMO KHQ KGW KFI New of the KWK WREN WMC WHAS WOAI WKY KOA 30 min and Godfrey KDKA WJR KYW KWK WREN WTMJ KSTP WHAS WSM WMC WSB KVOO WFAA KPRC WOAI WKY KOA KDKA WJR KYW KWK WREN KVOO WFAA KPRC WOAI Burlesque KDKA WLW KYW KWK WREN with Bernard KDKA WLW KYW KWK WREN WJR WTMJ KDKA WJR WLW KWK WREN WGN and KDKA WJR KYW KWK WREN KSTP KOA KSL KPO KGO KOMO KHQ KGW KFI WFAA CENTRAL CLEAR CHANNEL STATIONS OLDEST WINDMILL OF EUROPE FOUND AT MONS BELGIUM MONS Belgium April 1 H The oldest windmill in Europe has beeri discovered in the Bel gian province of Hennegau It is known as the Mauvlnage Mill and under this name has re ceived a classification by the Royal Society of Monuments The mill stands near the ham let of Silly and dates back to 1180 ranking with the famous Tournai Belfry It was built atop a hill overlooking a quarry As a result it threatens to collapse and a group of archeolgists have asked the government to pre serve this witness of bygone cen turies WHO Des Moines p m Market reports p m Public library talk p m George Porgie p m News summary p m Iowa p m Walko hour p m Prophylactic program p m Everready hour p rri Clicquot club Eskimos pm MidContinent Pet Corp Tulsa p m RadioKeith Orphaum p m Bankers Life Little Symphony Melgard Orchestras and WEAF Progs 3 hrs Weaf Program 1 hr 2 hrs Programs 1 hr OHares Orchestra Program 30 min JO Program 3 hrs Popular 2Ji hrs Features Half Hour Men Office Boys Orchestra Turvy Orchestras Howard OBrien Clippers The Boys Feature Treasure Isle Program DX Club Orchestra Music 3 hrs Program Hour Programs 1i hrs Quintile Ensemble MplsSt I Musicians I Musicians Programs 2 hrs 3 brs Buildings Razed on Site of New Edifice DULUTH April 1 has been started on razing buildings on the site of the new 200000 edifice to be constructed for Sears Roebuck and company in the downtown sec tion here Work on the new three story buildig will start as soon as contracts are let during the next few weeks it was announced The new building will have a 100foot frontage on Superior street the mainthorofare and will be of con crete The new building replaces an old twostory frame building OLDEST RESIDENT OF BELMOND DIES Funeral Services to Be Held Today for Henry Nelson 94 BELMOND April oldest resident Henry Nelson 94 died Friday at the home of daughter Mrs R T Rierson Mr Nelson had celebrated his fourth birthday March 19 Funeral services will be conducted in the Trinity Lutheran church this afternoon He is survived by four children Mrs Charles Smith Tyler Minn Mrs M Mooney Jamestown N Dak Edward Nelson Minneapolis Minn and Mrs R H Rierson of Belznond He also leaves 18 grand children and 12 great grandchildren I Minnesota Will Hold 4 HiY Conferences MINNEAPOLIS April 1 Four HiY Officers Training confer ences will be held this year at Wfll mar April 56 Mankato April 12 13 Red Wing April 1920 and Mountain Iron April 2627 Tile t three conferences were so well at 4 tended last year with 245 boys and officers at the meetings that it decided to hold four this year Talk Semble Floorwalker from WEAF WJZ Prog 30 min WESTERN CHAIN AND CLEAR CHANNEL STA San Francisco Studios NBC j 2 KFI KGO KPO first hr KGW KPO KGA KEX of Paul KGA kEX KYA KMTR KGA KEX KYA KMTR KDYL KLZ Popular KGA KEX KYA KMTR KDYL KLZ and Orcfiestra IONS Brothers Seek Office KANSAS CITY Kan April 1 brothers filed here for election to the new municipal utili ties board of control and names of all three will appear on the ballot When Albert and Sam Lowder dis covered that their brother Charles was also in the race it was too late to withdraw their nominations Sweden Attracts Tourists GOTHENBURG April 1 The marked increase in the passen ger traffic between Sweden and the United States is illustrated by sta tistics just released by the Swedish American Line showing that the to tal number of passengers carried on its ships during the past year was 36566 the highest figure hitherto on record CECIL VAUDEVILLE AND BEST FEATURE PHOTOPLAYS PLAYING RadioKeithQrpheum Vaudeville Wedding Gown A Miniature Musical Comedy Joe Willie Hale Bits of Vaudeville Hurst and Vogt Before The Bar THE The Younger Generation WITH JEAN HERSHOLT Sho PALACE ll Ik 1C CT I O Itl OWNERSHIP of New Pontiac Big Six is rapidly becoming a mark cf progress This is true because its appeal in primarily for that great group progressive Americans trho have been seeking a finer low priced automobile The New Pon tiac Big Six gives them the speed power and smoothness of a truly big car powered by a big new L head engine and embodying such features as the Harmonic Balancer a counterweighted crankshaft and the GMR cylinder head It gives them the big car style and luxury of stunning new bodies by Fisher And in this way it enables them to step up the quality of their auto mobiles stepping out of the lowpriced field Prtaue fT4S b pfuj delivery nntf fuortb flight coil dtlivertd tncl Control PUn ml minimum JOHN GALLAGHER 1527 2nd St S E Oakland and Tontine Motor Cars and Service Phone 1567 JEFFEHSON GARAGE Manly la DRAKE BROS Crystal Lalse In TWITO MOTOR CO Lake Mills la N O OUVERSON Fertile la 8HTJLTZ ZOBEL Ventura la VAGKET MELLOW Kaiiitwhn la AIAIN STREET GARAGE Clear Lake la THEO EDDY Rockwell Ia UNDERWOOD PETERSON Nortlmooil Is CARL SHULTZ Britt la ONT LAST TIME TODAY COLLEEN MOORE in WHY BE COOP BIG DAYS Starts TUESDAY The Big Underworld Feature Talking Comedy NEWS EVENTS IOWA THEATER TODAY COMEDIES Hoot Gibson in The Danger Rider WESTERN WOW 50 Wild Riding Cowboys THRILLPACKED ENTERTAINMENT Oolrlcn Pheasant Chinawarc Free Today THRILLS LAUGHS THRILLS ITS A TALKING RIOT OF FUN AND THRILLS i i ;