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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1935, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JULY 19 1935 HARLEM AND DIXIE COMBINE IN SHOW BOOKED AT CECIL Darktown Scandals All Colored Revue With Chinatown Film Darktown Scandals heralded as the fastest and flashiest allcol 1 ored stage revue on tour during the current season has been obtained by Manager Tom Arthur as the fea ture attraction for the Cecil the aters combination stage and screen program this Saturday and Sunday Combining the fascination of Harlem night club music with the soothingrhythm of Dixie this re vue will offer some of the best en tertainment yet to be provided the Cecils stage show series Recording Artist Sings Ida Cox nationally known blui singer who has made numerous r cordings is the featured artis while all accompaniment is capaK handled by the Cotton Pickers stage band with a repertory fair studded with novelty and so artists not tne least of whom Ned Stanfield king of the ivories Dance rhythm sizzling hot pe petrated by a chorus of a doze girls and true Negro harmony b the Troubador sextet round out th revue The cast includes 35 per sons Chinatown Mystery Chinatown Squad the scree feature takes place in the myster ious inner passages of San Fran Ciscos oriental district where th old adage Murder Will Out doe not always hold true Latecomers can see complete per formances ot both the stage show and the picture by virtue of a spe cial 11 oclock show Saturday night Charles City News Damage Suit Is Filed in Accident CHARLES CITY July petition was filed in the district court of OBrien county asking damages against Walter E Grohe formerly of Storm Lake but of Hartley Iowa The case is brought as the result of an automo bile accident last October which oc curred on the C M St Paul and P railroad crossing west of Charles City on highway 218 Miss Ruby Guenther Edward Bluhm Marvin Soehrea Stanley ODowd and Runyard were riding in an driven by Mr Grohe The car crashed into a freight train and Miss Guenther was hilled and the others severely injured For the death of Miss Guenther is asked and 56000 is asked for injuries to Edward Bluhm and 52500 for injuries to Marvin Soeh ren uverne Man Injured Is Caught in Hay Rope LUVERNE July jreen son of Elmer Green was adly injured when his hands were aught in a hay rope which he was rying to untangle His hands were aught in the rope and he was lifted everal feet off the ground when he rope broke The middle finger as taken off at the first joint and s fingernails were torn loose from oth hands One leg and one arm ere badly injured Mr Green is mployed on the Mike Stripling arm and has a wife and three mall children He will be unable to k for some time Building Will Be Put Up for Produce Firm CHARLES CITY July Pyle Produce company in the block east of the city hall has been changed to Pyle and Schotfelt through the sale of the interest of Frank Pyle to Lloyd Schotfelt Earl Pyle is the other member of the firm which has purchased fromthe city one lot near their place of busi ness on the corner of Wisconsin street and Riverside drive The firm will soon begin the erection of hollow faced tile building 44 by 50 feet to house their produce business office will be on the corner of the building facing Wisconsin street There will also be a separate room candling room and res troom A 16 foot space will be re served at the rear of the building for loading poultry The floor of th new building will be concrete Work will start about Aug 1 When th new building is completed the pres ent produce building will be torn down Catches Unusual Fish CHARLES CITY July Edgar Baily caught a 14 inch bow trout in the Cedar river near Quimby Springs Wednesday eve ning According to local sportsmen this kind of fish is rare here Otherj in the fishing party were Mrs Bailey Andrew Hauser and William Blmnenstiel Mr and Mrs Bailey each caught their limit including one 15 inch small mouthed bass anc several which measured 14 inches The large bass was entered in the Floyd County Conservation clubs fishing contest Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY July Russell Nies entertained at a bridge dinner last evening jn honor of Miss Marian Frederickson who will be married Sunday to Dr George Folkman of DesMoines Wednesday iafternoon Miss Dorothy Doerfler entertained at a bridge luncheon for Miss Frederickson her classmate at Grinnell college Covers were ar ranged for 10 intimate friends of the brideelect Robert Hering left yesterday for Iowa City where he has accepted a position for the summer and school year which will be spent at Iowa university Martin Grimes received word of the death of his brother William Grimes at his home in New Hamp ton following a years illness Fu neral services were held yesterday Mr and Mrs Carlisle Ellis and Mr and Mrs Horace Olds are the committee in charge of the country club supper dance tonight j Mrs Kurtz Funeral to Be Held Saturday at M E Church Garner GARNER July ser vices for Mrs Walter Kurtz 43 who died Wednesday night at a Forest City hospital will be held at the First Methodist church Saturday afternoon at 2 oclock preceded by a service in the Kurtz home in Gar ner The Rev T Ernest Hoon pas tor will be in charge Born in Illi nois she came with her parents the late Mr and Mrs Phillip Kehl to Corwith where she spent her youth She was a member of the First Methodist church here and of the lo cal Rebekah lodge She was married to Walter Kurtz four years ago last April She had been in failing health for about one year and underwent an operation for the removal of an abdominal tumor at the Forest City hospital Monday of this week Surviving are her husband Walter irothers Albert of near Klemme Wesley of Corwith Mrs Lillian Hoick of Kanawha and Clara and Esther Kehl of Corwith and five stepchildren Hazel 16 at home Ernest and Verne of Des Moines Mrs Lela Cordle of Mason and Clifford in Missouri City Unusual Flint Stone Collection Is Owned by H J Eastman Dows DOWS July unusual flint and stone collection is owned by H J Eastman of Dows Some of the stones came from Fayette county Ohio and some from Iowa He has a stone ax which weighs 6 pounds and is 8 inches long one of the finest specimens of that type picked up in Franklin county He also has mauls the largest weighing more than five pounds A stone tube in the collection i a rare relic and its use is unknown A stone ball pestles tomahawk anc stone axes are included Mr East man also has a fine collection of lint spear points and arrow heads NEW GMEN FILM ON PALACE BILL Let Em Have It Features Dick Arlen as Scourge of Gangsters GMen recently featured at the Palace was the first film produc tion to reach Mason City stressing the daring constantly dangerous and seldom praised work of our fed eral law enforcement officers in suppressing widespread orgies of crime And GMen was without ques tion a fine picture However beginning a three day engagement Saturday at the Palace is Let Em Have It a film deal ing with the same subject matter but standing out head and shoul ders above its predecessor Stellar Cast The cast of this new picture in cludes Richard Arlen Virginia Bruce Alice Brady Bruce Cabot Harvey Stephens Eric Linden Gor don Jones Dorothy Appleby and others Arlen Stephens and Jones are seen as three federal sleuths The story deals with their relentless pursuit of Public Enemy No 1 played by Bruce Cabot and his gang of kidnapers holdup men and bank robbers as they careen madly across the middle west leaving a shocking trail of death and destruc tion Kidnap Attempt The romance is supplied by Vir ginia Bruce who plays the society girl victim of Cabots kidnap at tempt and ArlenEric Linden is seen as her young brother who meets death at the end of a gang gun and Alice Brady plays her fat uous aunt who lends the corned touch On the same bill is a refreshing comedyromance Its a Smal World starring Spencer Tracy and Wendy Barrie At Mason City THEATERS III R J nends Put Up Hay for Farmer at Little Cedar LITTLE CEDAR July ant minister and townsmen ined with a group of fanners at e A J McPhail farm south of Bills poolroom wn Wednesday to take care of the ay crop By night the hay was all the barn ready for winter use r McPhail suffered a stroke of aralysis last week Bundle of Clothing Is Found in River Tags Were Still Attached ALGONA July two small children of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Elbert of Algona laying along the east fork of the Des Moines river just west of the bridge Wednesday evening when they saw a bundle of clothing floating down the river They fished it out and found the bundle to contain 10 suits of mens trous ers four extra pairs of trousers and vesta Sheriff Carl Dahlhauser was notified and after inspection found the clothes to be of an old stylesuits They apparently had never been worn as tags and la bels were still on them The bun dle was securely tied W H Ze linsky state man from the bureau of investigation of Des Moines was in Algona Thursday checking into the matter and also the robbery of the Fisher cafe and Pete and Visit the Broken Dollar Tavern BEER ON DUTCH TAP LUNCH Well Be Looking for Ton CLEAR LAKE Lets Go to the OUNTRV r V CLUB I Saturday July 20 EDDIE HESS AND HIS BAND with the charming entertainer Miss Ida Du Bois sweetheart of song Iced Beverages Lunches Tables 40c PER PERSON Always Cool THK GRAND HOTEL OF LAVOHS Youll npver knowwhat hilarity Is until you have Allen Jenkins William Gargan Patricia Ellis ami the new laffstar Eric Rhodes In A NIGHT AT THE RITZ mains his way Into trouble slioollnc hlR way into denxer his way Into Bob Steele In Tombstone Terror XIME IN CITY KEN MAYNARD In chapter 7 Tarzen the Cunnlnc MYSTERY MOUNTAIN COMING to THE STATE SAT MIDNIGHT SHOW and 3 BIG DAYS IRENE DlNXK FRED ARTAIRE GINGER ROGERS ROBERTA 2nd Krature JACK HOLT Today Saturday BIG FOUR UNIT FIRST RUN PROGRAM Tim Joins the Northwest Mounted TIM McCOY in FIGHTING SHADOWS For Bye Bye The Lost City Chapter 9 World News Flashes SUNDAY MON TUBS MIDNITE SHOW SATURDAY SECRETS OF THE CHATEAU A First Run Attraction with CLAIRE DODD ALICE WHITK OSGOOD PERKINS GEO E STONE MISSISSIPPI Crosby A X D SECRETS OF THE CHATEAU FRISCOS CHINATOWN BACKGROUND FOR FILM San Franciscos Chinatown is the largest Oriental quarter in Amer ica with a population of nearly 15000 a length of eight blocks and width of approximately half that adjoining the notorius Barbary coast district This picturesque Chi nese city within a city was the scene of the filming of Chinatown Squad the Universal mystery drama which comes to the Cecil on Saturday with Lyle Talbot Valeric Hobson Hugh OConnell and Andy Devine in featured roles Not many years ago it was said and not entirely without reason that the denizens of this area would steal a sightseers watch as he en tered the district and sell it back to him as he left Chinatown Squad plays both Saturday and Sunday with Dark town Scandals the Cecils allstar allcolored stage revue Geneva Mitchell exfollies and ex stage star who has had some com edy roles on the screen plays op posite Tim McCoy in Fighting Shadows a story of the adventures of a Royal Canadian Northwest mounties experiences in the bliz1 zard torn north She was seen as a specialty dancer in Midnight Frolics Zieg fields Sally and later in the Fol lies She was born in Medaryville Incl educated in Chicago and went to Hollywood in 1929 Fighting Shadows p la y s through Saturday at the Strand BRUCE CABOT AS PUBLIC ENEMY NO 1 Seldom does a handsome Holly wood actor consider it a stroke of good fortune when he is called upon to have his features twisted and dis torted by synthetic plastic surgery in order to carry on the unwritten law of art for arts sake It was just such an ordeal that Bruce Cabot experienced in portray ing the nations most notorious pub lic enemy the role in which he is cast in Reliances Let Em Have It the thrilling picturization of the federal war on crime which plays Saturday Sunday and Monday at the Palace In the early sequences of the pic ture Cabot is shown as a seemingly respectable young citizen working as a chauffeur for a wealthy young society girl He plots to have his mistress kidnaped and the long arm of the law reaches out and sends him to prison Released before the expiration of his term he violates his parole and becomes a hunted man In order to elude capture he visits a plastic surgeon forcing the doctor to alter his features as to make him unrec ognizable to the federal officers who are on his trail For 10 days during the filming of FAMOUS FUN STARS Warner BrosRollicking Riot with WARREN WILLIAM GUY KI6BEE CLAIRE DODD WIUIAM GARGAN VINCE BARNETT HOBART CAVANAUGH I this part of the picture Cabots fea tures were anything but handsome Practically every one of them was expertly contorted through the wiz ardy of the makeup artist When Cabot was strapped up for these scenes it took the combined efforts of three men to complete the work in approximately six hours Every day at early dawn he went through this routine and every night the plastic mask was taken off j Spencer Tracy has for the first time in his career an outandout comedy role in Its a Small World at the Palace with Let Em Have It He portrays a wiseacre lawyer whose car is smashed in a headon collision and who tries to get his revenge on the girl in the case by making use of an ancient law to claim the debtors body William Gargan who has the role Friday Only AT BOTH CECIL PALACE fcOME TO THE 7 ON BEAUTIFUL CLEAR LAKE IOWAS FINEST OLDTJME DANCE WMT GERMAN BAND Friday July T9 25c Per Person 25c BALLROOM AL MENKE Saturday July 20 35c and 40c CABCALLOWAY SUN JULY 21 And His Cotton Club Orchestra Positively Their Only Appearance in This Territory ADVANCE TICKET SALE CLOSES TODAY FRIDAY Per sale at Huxtable Drug Mason City Marschall Drug Hampton Soda Grill Osage May Drug Co Charles City Marshall Barber Shop Northwood H H Cafe Austin and the Surf Box Office Price All Tax Included DONT FAIL TO BE AT THE SURF EVERY TUESDAY Its Terrific DILLINGER Hamilton Carroll Nelson Floyd the Barrows Kelly Van Meter Bates Underbill Nash Karpis Sankey Barker Bailey and a thousand other Public Enemies together with their gun toting molls are one by one being bottled up by Uncle Sams Fearless GMen it who have orders to 9 COMPANION FEATURE They met by accident In a headon col lision SPENCEK TRACY WENDIE iBARRIE Its A Small World Alatinee 21c Evening 31c Incl S Tax S HAVE IF LET The most thrilling Gman story yet brought to the screen with RICHARD ARLEN VIRGINIA BRUCE BRUCE CABOT ALICE BRADY Starts Saturday of a high pressure publicity man in the Warner Brothers production A Night at the Ritz now showing at the State theater has an Irish faith in reverse English He believes for example that the commonly feared numeral 13 is really lucky and that anything which can be spelled backward to make a new word is also very for tunate So he named his English bull pup of Gargan The dog won a prize at the Palm Springs Cal bench show Bobe Steele in Tombstone Ter ror is on the same bill MOOSEoidiimeDANCE SATURDAY NIGHT JULY 20 Shortys Accordion Band Variety of Bohemian German Scandinavian Tunes Dancing Til 12 Lunches 25c Per Person 60INCH ELECTRIC FANS TO KEEP YOU COOL Moose Hall Corner South Federal and 2nd Street S W GO WHERE ALL THE BIG CROWDS GO TO SEE THE BIGGEST SHOW IN TOWN CECIU NEVER A SHOW LIKE THIS ONE BEFORE AMERICAS FASTEST ALLCOLORED REVUE SATURDAY SUNDAY ONLY 0 Girls Music Dancing Laughs 60 Minutes of the Hottest Rhythm You Have Ever Seen or Heard The Show You Dont Want to Miss STAGE SHOW SATURDAY 11 P M SUNDAY Direct From New York FEATGBIXG I IDA COX THE MAE WEST OF HARLEM INED STANFIELD King of the Ivories DIXIANA TROUBADOR SEXTETTE Harmony Vim Bl2 HIGH BROWN BABIES 12 ALSO AN ARRAY OF OTHER ARTISTS Plus a Huge Stage Band 10 COTTON PICKERS ON THE SCREEN A New Kind of Drama Rising out of Americas largest Chinatown i portraying the loves hates and desperate lives of white men and women who lurk in the shadows of this unrevealed scene LYLE TALBOT Valerie Hobson Hugh ODonneil Henry Armetta Andy Devine Leslie Fenton A PICTURE THAT TAKES YOU RIGHT DOWN IN ONE OF AMERICAS BIGGEST CHINA TOWN DISTRICTS AND THATS SAN FRANCISCO YOULL SHUDDER AND SHRIEK SATURDAY II P M ATTEND THE SATURDAY MATINEE 3 Hours of Grand Entertainment INCL S S TAX THE ONLY STAGE SHOW IN NORTH IOWA WORTH DRIVING MILES TO SEE ;