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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1953, Mason City, Iowa HEIDT STEPPERS HEADLINE SHOWOne of the many featured attractions oh the Horace Heidt show set for Roosevelt Fieldhpnse May 19 will be the Heidt Step pers a bouquet of beautiful young girls discovered on the Heidt tours Laeh of the girls is a talented entertainer in her own individual specialty combining with the others in several hit songs HERE IN MASON CITY Expert mower sharpening repair at Boomhower Hdwe Pick up del First National Bank for Travel ers cheques Big Rummage Sale Thurs and Fri 1422 N Caro PI Mr and Mrs Arnold Slebiska 217 Jackson SW and Mr and Mr George Pion and daughter 303 c JacksonSW have returned from e Spillville where they attended the funeral services of Mrs Slebiskas father John J Soukup 90 Tues day i Auditions for Heidt Show May 1516 Auditions for local talent to ap pear on the Horace Heidt show in Mason City will be held May 15 and 16 according to William Yen general chairman for the See Boomhowers for lawn seed the starstudded show slated for Vigoro garden and lawn tools Florimel Beauty Salon 29 First N E open every night Gordon Janssen son of Mr and Mrs Henry Janssen 1307S Fed eral has been selected as one of the soloistsfor the oratoria Eli jah by Felix Mendelssohn which will be presented by the Nordic Cathedral Choir at commencement May 31 at Luther College Rummage Sale YWCA Fri day noon See new oil picture painting sets at Paynes A Single Trial Tells the Tale Let Lyons do your laundry Ph 600 The Louisiana Purchase com memorative stamps will go on sale Thursday at St Louis and Friday at the Mason City Postoffice Rummage sale Good used mens womens childrens cloth ing Also formals Thurs and Fri 1422 No Haihp PI For latest infants childrens wear see Elaines 118 N Fed Get your travelers checks at the United Home Bankand Trust Co Richard Phillips an exchange student from Germany will speak at the Thursday noon luncheon of Kiwanis Club at Hotel Hanford wedding dress sm size Ph 4324W Rummage Soci ety of St James Lutheran Church Fri May 1st at 123 S Fed For gal elec water heater still in crate wholesale price Ph231 Clear Lake Bemiss Safe Aboard Flattop Bennington Guy M Bemiss photographic of ficer aboard the U S Aircraft Carrier Bennington sent a cable gram Tuesday night to his wife at 673 10th N E advising of his safety An explosion aboard the Benning ton Tuesday while it was 50 miles off shorefrom Cuba caused the death of 11 members ofthe crew The flattop was en gaged in maneuvers between Guan tanamp and Puerto Rico Bemiss is the son of Mr and Mrs Willis M Bemiss 728 llth N E opportunity touring and n o w getting their through experience appearing before many and variec audiences The show will be sponsored local ly by the Winnebago Council the Boy Scouts of America onn the advance represen i the show willbe in auditioning to be held KGLO studios at 7 pm Roosevelt Fieldhouse May i9 The auditioning will be open to youth in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota who are 14 years or older and who have some outstand ing entertainment talent Each contestant is asked to bring his own music and accompanist if needed 40 In Cast More than 90 per cent of the entire cast of 40 players in the new Heidt show are graduates of the Youth Opportunity Program recruited over a period of years in Heidts search for talented young people Many of themare under 20 years of age The two contestants picked local ly will be included on the program forboth the 6 and 9 pm showings on May 19 They will beoffered contracts if their talent is ap proved by first step to future stardom Among the entertainment pro fessionals whom Heidt has helped include singer of Petition Asks Transfer of Movie Case Columbia Pictures Corporation Wednesday filed a petition in Fed eral District Court to transfer the damage suit brought agains Columbia by J T Tom Arthur Mason City theater owner to the USDistrict Court for Northern Iowa Columbias petition asks the transfer because Federal Distric Court has jurisdiction of civi cases involving alleged violations of federal laws Arthur had chargec that the Cecil Theater was no given the same opportunity ai others to bid on the threedimen sion in the Dark and that Columbia was involvedin the violation of the Sherman Act The petition was filed by Charles E Corawell and Garfield E Breese Mason City and FrederickM Mil Jer and Thomas A Roberts Des Moines attorneys for Columbia The petition stated that Columbia has filed a bond in Federal Dis trict Court for paying all costs in curred if the case is transferred Arthur filed his petition April Gordon MacRae P i ano artist CUy Frankie Carle musical director daiming tle bld mde the Cen BuzzAdlum comics Doodles Weatral sttes Theater Corporation ver and Art Carney whistler Fred Ds which is associated Lowery and the singing King Siswith tne Palace Theater in Mason ters City was accepted without Arthu Circus Background having a fair opportunity to bid Presented against a background of a bigtop circus with and sideshow attractions the Heidt show will also feature his Mu sical Knights Ralph Sigwald the Caruso of the South John Its in the BooK Standley Wea ver and Bud Messenie the Goofus Trumpeter Another group on the show are the Heidt Steppers a dozen beautiful dancing girls all under 20 years old They were placed under contract by Heidi and are AN EDITORIAL which the decision reached were counted Nine years 21 1944 WKere Were the 9000 Who Didnt Cast a Vote rpROM our point of view the failure of our community to return to the City Manager form of government is far less distressing than the pathetic turnout atthe polls by Fewer than 5000 votes City Manager Plan was voted out by 135 votes with a total of 5095 votes That was asorry showing But at that it was rhore than 100 above the Tuesday total s In Mason City there are approximately 14000 eligible voters Where were the 9000 men and women who didnt go to the trouble Tuesday of making known their preference on this vital question TTERE was a proposition involving our daily and police protection sidewalks and streets the water in our homes But only one out of three could be stirred into action It would have taken less than a half hour for the aver age voter The heart of the matter is that a scant onefifth of our eligible 2688 who voted made a vast ly important decision for the whole community It was GOVERNMENT BY DEFAULT at the local level A MERICAN democracy Has two principal distinguishing marks One is RULE BY THE MAJORITY The other is KESPECT FOR THE RIGHTS OF THE Tuesdays election here was not so much a repudiation of the City Manager form of gqyeiuiment as it was a flagrajlt disregard for the essence of our way of life Were not getting RULE BY THEMAJORITYfor tlie plain but shocking reason that the majority ourpeople couldnt be aiousedto the performance of their most basic duty of citizenship IE 60 per cent of pur eligible voters who neglected to go to the polls TuesdayJiaye surrendered their right to raise a voice in protest against unsatisfactory government in the years which lie immediatelyahead However bad our local government mightbe itcould be no worse thanthe performance of the 9000 adult citizens who failed to exercise their voting franchise In the face of a call to speak up they remained silent Cllr ClobeGiiiette Cllr April Frederic Laise to Annual Red Cross NEWS of RECORD New Car Sales WilllkBi J DalUi 623 13th NE Ton Harold KaUes Galveston Ttxi Chevrolet Vern B5 Pennsylvania NE Chevrolet ClaudeSpencer 404 N Federal Mercury C A Bielefeld Dough erty Mercury Lon Whlpple Rock Falls Ford S R Chevrolet Co Chevrolet ChriilUn SI Lot IS except N 48 feet thereof McDowell Sub of Lot 10 Hub 18U621 Luke 41853 Corene HerUiid to Atma R Burl QCD EV4 at Lots 21 28 Bk S in Lehlfh Add to MC 42153 G Hurry E td Donald S Elder SI WD Lot 1Bllc 10 Point Cerro Gordo County Palenyk Vim G and Genevleve to Clara K H Luke Jt WD Lot 142 For est rark an Add C Kuhlemeler Esther L E to Un Lot Blk Frederic S Laise deputy man ager of the Instate Midwestern Area the American Red Cross will be Uie speaker at the annual meeting of the Cerro Gordo Coun ty Chapter American lied Cross Wednesday May 13 at pm at the YMCA Election of 15 board members for three year terms and two to fill uncxpired terms will be held and other necessary business will be discussed Laise became deputy manager of theMidwestern area after serving a year as the organizations na tional director of fund raising Investment Banker His association with the Amer ican Red Cross began in Septem ber 1942 wiien he left the co managership of the Washington office of Alexander Brown and Sons Investment Bankers to as sume the duties of assistant re gional director in the eastern area In August 1943 he became a re gional director for the states of Pennsylvania Maryland Virginia and the District of Columbia He entered the Navy in 1944 and served as flag lieutenant and aide to the commander of Carrier Di vision 24 Assistant Manager Upon discharge from naval serv ce in 1940 Laise resumed his post n the eastern area as regional di rector He was appointed assistant manager Jan i 1947 and served in that capacity for three years Then he was appointed associate national director of fund raising and six months later became di rector A native of Bunker Hill W Va lie attended grammar school in that town He was graduated from Western High Washington DC in 1931 and entered Deep Springs College at Deep Springs Calif from which he was grad uated in 1934 In January 1935 he entered the employ of Alexander Brown and1Sons M C Co Elmer and Betty Lou to Palenyk Wro G and Genevleve Jt ten Den Lot 326 In Forest Park an Add la M C Marriage Licenses James William Owens 24 and Evelyn McGiveran 20 both of Mlnncapo lli i Justice Court Frederick B Shaffers E frlncler Mason City parking on highway at nlfht without lljfhts and operating a motor rehicle with an expired drivers II cenie and cents Dale L Hurgesn Mason City operating a motor vehicle with defective equipment J5 and costs John R Thompson Burl operating a mo tor vehicle without a chauffeurs license J5 and costs C B Servlsons Lobdelt Belmond reckless driving and coats Births Reported At Mercy Boy to Mr and Mrs Lawrence Turner Summers Wed nesday boy to Mr and Mrs Marvin Floy Ventura Wednesday i to Mr and Mrs Marian TheLlen Clear Lake Wednesday Realty Transfers Police Court D Ward I 5th SW nd costs or d nJv City 10 In county Faltare to Answer Traffic N forfelled bond Clear Lake Court Ward Arrested for Careless Driving Mason City police Tuesday ar rested Clarence J Ward 18 50 Federal In court Wednesday h was fined costs X FREDERIC S LAISE All Teachers Get Increase in Salaries Teachers who have been in Ma son City long enough to reach the lop of the salary schedule were granted a boost in pay Tuesday evening by the School Board All other teachers receive an auto matic pay increase onthe salary schedule Only ones excluded are hoso with just two years of train ing increase Varies said Supt Shepoiser but is the same as the one on the previous step of the schedule The pay increases in cluding those which arc automatic will total about he estimat ed CulverHahn Electric Mason City was the successful bidder on Lhe electricalfixtures for Hoover School They will supply the fix tures for each with lamps or a totalof v Mason City Calendar MAY MAY Town Mason City lor Callage play High School Auditorium pm MAY Red Crocs dinner pm YMCA MAY and MVenstaie regional convention of American Title Association MAl 23 25 and High ficbooj Baseball Tournament JUNE Central District conven tion Evangelical Lutheran Church at Trinity Lutheran Church JUNE and last day of school City Cehtermlal brntlon i JUNE IowaBind Police Report Minor Damage to 4 Autos Two auto mishaps were reported on Mason City streets Tuesday re sulting in minor damage to the four machines involved CharlesLayden 20 4th NEJ was pulling away from a curb on North Federal at when his car collided with another which was headed south The second ve hicle was operated by Julian Tayne Ft Dodge Damage was limited to the fenders At pm Elizabeth Joynt 216 7th SE was drivingsouth on South Federal when her car was struck from behind by another op erated by Cart Swain 2211 23rd SW The rear bumper on the1 Joynt car and grill and front fenders on the Swain machine were damaged AUTHORIZED HEADQUARTERS fOR SERVICE An eastern chemical company has produced a new plant food which can be sprayed on shrubs 5th SW on careless driving flowers and vegetables The man charges Patrolmen said Ward was ufacturer says it provides seen speeding his car on North anced diet for plants providing nitrogen phosphorus potassium and other elements The r SERVICE HEADQUAR TERS Our staff of mechanics a fac tory to you the highest i SELLON MOTOR COi LINCOLN MERCURY 404 North Federal Mason City Iowa 856 Otto W and Irene R to W F Nuehrlnr Jl WD portion of W 3 acres of L 3 4 and6 Sub of 2B830 42553 Ebaofh Donald and Elizabeth Jane to PRQCTQLQGY Rectal Pathology Diagnosis Hemorrhoids piles nonsurgical by injection WRITE FOR LITERATURE DrRWShultzDO Phofle 2960 Hanford Hotel Room 641 Mason City Iowa AUTHORIZED REXAIR SALES SERVICE PHONE 2806J Mrs Raymond McCoid Shop and Save at Raizes A FREE 4 FREE ORDER IT PARKING IT DELIVERY WE SERVICE ALlldTTLED GAS APPLIANCES RAPIDTHERMOGASI PHONE 1542 MASON CITY IOWA Use Ihe First National Bankloan Plan Jo Get New Appliances Finance the purchase of a muchneeded refrigera tor washer vacuum cleaner or other appliances with the FfRST NATIONAL BANKLOAN PLAN Its the LOWCOST noredtape way 1 NATIONAL i OF MASON CITY FREE PARKING at Rear of Store DELIVERY on Orders of or More COFFEE CHEESE BANANAS LB LAKE VALLEY LB WRIGLEYS SPEARMINT GUM 3 5c Ill BLUE BONNET OLEO Squeeze Bog Pound REAL KILL BUG KILLER 69 PRICES EFFECTIVE THURSDAY ONLY SEE OUR AD IN TOMORROW PAPER FOR WEEKEND SPECIALS i t 213 SOUTH FEDERAL WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT PHONE 244 m vCp1 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