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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 26, 1934, Oakland, California V 12 D OAKLAND TRIBUNE MONDAY NOVEMBER 26 1934 MERRY IS GRANDLAKES L1 Hell in Heavens Air Ace Film Vies With Wheeler Woolscy Nonsense Play The quality twofeature program at the Paramount is finding enthu siastic favor from theatergoers of the Eastbay district t Thrills combined with romance fill Warner Baxters Hell in the Heavens a story ofdealh defying aces of the air and their desperate groping for romance and love during the interludes between their duels with death The roinan ytic theme of the story matches Ihe 1 and suspense of the air se Conchita Montenegro Rus hsell Hardie Herbert Mundin Ralph uMorgan and Andy Devine are in t the supporting cast t Outiight laughter is the theme of Kernels Ihe other half of the quality bill Bert Wheeler Viand Robert Woolsey are he stars fin what is declared theirfunniest ncomcdy success Two ccentrics from tithe north find themselves in a Irsouthern feud Spanky McFar irland the talented child comedian Our plays a big part nJand Mary Carlisle is Ihe romance tJ The Paramount announcesone of I the screens foremost pictures of the screen asits next attraction SAJesse L Laskys superb Fox film The White Parade is scheduled to on Thursday Thanksgiving AVIATION PIONEER PASSES tf COATESVILLE Nov Geotgc who was asso T feialed with the Wright Brothers in the flight of their first airplane at Hgwk N C died last night IfiifMBORHOOD THEATER NORTII OAKLAND Collcae al Slinllcr Trcnsurn Island WALLACEBEERY JACKIE COOPER Theres Always Fi Morgan BUfjlnOG I1RUMMONI STIIIKES HACK Mary Bolancl t Tlinlr IjiistiVtirlit it TRKl TlJItKEVSI TON1TE ONIYi STATE x Vli TKMlrK In Nnwit Forrvcr oTIir KICKOFF1 Gridiron Thrills PIEDMONT DISTRICT Piedmont A Untln niinnv r rniiAsiiRK COOPER and OTTO KRUGEH BERKELEY f San Pablo nonr University K1VUL1 Joan Rlomlrll Huby Krclcr Dick Iowisll Sliiiilcl Listen with Cnry Grant CALIFORNIA University nOJIANCE In RAIN CR ANGEL nnl TlOGKIl lDun Sophie Mine Gertrude Mlchncl II k U United Artists IMS VIG6S of the CAHHAfiK IATCII PAT PATEnSON in LOVE TIME A V C Solnnn nt The Alnmctln OAKS JOAN C I A I NIIn CLARK ALAMEDA XI ArUETlA Ccnlrnl Avc atParlc ALAMtUA Doims Till COUNT OF MONT CUISTO ROKFIIT DOXAT anil KIISSA TAN1I1 SAN PALACE l t JACKIE KAHRYMOKE THESPIAN HAYWAIin KAYWARD 517 Cnslrn MA DOE PVANS ON T1IF Also BETTF DAVIS In HOUSEWIFE FRtUTVALE 23rl AVE 23rd Avc fc K ISln St NOW AXD FOBKVR Also IGOItOTF Philippine llcadhunlcrs fUT AT TT rKUl 1 V ALt E 14th St Av 1 Hobert Montcmncry ft Maureen OSulllvan Thc Inrly Is Willing willi Leslie Ilnwaril rAfKFAX SEMINARY A DITOT Foothill nivd Somlnnry fVAr 1 1 iJL SHIRLEY TFMIMI N o w A N n i o n E v i n KICKOFF LaurolHnnly Comedy TT TR T7 A Y Foolhlll Blvd Filrfix rAlKJrAA IS THE William Ilaincs in VnutiK TirniiUf DIMOND DISTRICT Frultvalc Avc k Hopkins Srrvanls1 Hiilrance JANET GAYNOR anil LEW AYRFS Also No Grcalrr fjnry with WlUn Dijio Bokgioli famous tenor will appear in concertto morrow night forthe benefit of Oaklands crippled children i Cimini noted symphony orchestra conductor who has api pcared at the Hollywood Bowl con cor Is frequently wai signed by Co urnbia Pictures to conduct the orchestra in Grace Moores picture One Night of Love whichls play ng a sixth smashing week at the Hoxie Cirhini willbe remembered also as the conductor of Miss Jyloores Tagliacci in Los Angeles four years ago In addition to scrying is conductor in the theater se luences Cimini trained Ihe chorus or the operatic numbers Supporting Miss Moore in One Iight of Love arc Tullio Carminati jylc Talbol Monu Barrie Luis Al icrni and Nydia Wcslman Selected short subjects complete he program Tnfeves Pilfer Parked Cars curs CRIPPLED CHILDREN TO Auditorium Concert Will Aid Contribution Fund For Needed Appliances Thieves concentrated on parked nutos in Oakland over the weekend d stole a wide variety of articles ranging from slices to a saxophone Wnrrcn TuUlc of SI Helena re parted to police that his saxophone was stolen from hij cnr parked at Sixteenth Street rind1 Telegraph Avenue Lloyd II Truman Oakland undertaker lost a coat slacks and a sweater from his car parked in front of 1000 Trestle Glen Road George Whittcn reported theft ot i sample case containing shoes from lis auto at Twentyninth and Grove Streets nrid Lloyd Dossctt of Hay ward reported a hat and overcoat were taken from his car at Nine ecnth Street and Telegraph Avenue Jewelry Cash Taken In 2 Burglaries Burglars broke inlo the home of A E Tucker 371B Laurel Avenue while the family was away over he weekend and escaped with jewelry They left two suitcases containing clothing in Ihc drive way Intruders used a pass key to enter the gas service station of Charles Rose 3775 Brookdale and stole a small amount of cash The office of Dr E A Ulsloin IG20 Broadway dentist was ransacked aut nothing was taken Braille Classes to Open in Alameda ALAMEDA Nov for the blind in rending Braille chess anrl typing have been opened at 1807 Santa Clara Avenue Alameda as part the county emergency edu cation relief program Classes will be conducted by Samuel Bean of Alameda SERA courses in advanced first aid will open Monday night at Ala mcda High School under direction of Jolin I Gcishe of the Ameri can Red Cross Completion of the standard course In first aid will be required entrance said Erie Kenney director of emergency edu cation relief for Alameda County Crippled children Oakland will have a Thanksgiving treat when they will be guests at the benefit concert to be given tomorrow Even ing at the Oakland Auditorium Theater by the great Metropolitan Opera staj Dino Borgioli The concert is being given especially for the crippled children although all rnusic lovers the Eastbay district are asked to at tend and help contribute in this way to the fund being raised for welfare work for handicapped chil dren in Oakland Borgioli when told of these chil drennumbering approximately 100 decided he wanted to help them secure the various appliances to help them correct their ailments toprovide money for dental work and for the midmorning milk which they need and other necessi ties FOLK SONG PRO GUAM He offered to give his talent and his1 time without cost to the com mittees of service and civic or ganizations whoare sponsoring the concert and thus help in the wel being conducted for the children Oneofthefeatures tenors prpgram be a group of folk songs to which he willplay his own accompaniments Hewill also sing arias from famousoperas in which hehad starred in New York ac companied by the Arion Trio CAPACITY CROWI The Auditorium Theater banked with flowers is expected to be crowded lo capacity as hundreds ofmen and women gather to hear one of the worlds most nofed operatic stars Theconcert will be given at popular prices starting at 50 cents for general admission and and for reserved seats Mrs Wallace M Alexander of Piedmont and Mrs Helen Sheridan of Oak land arc among the sponsors of the concert Tickets are on sale at H C Capwclls Company and at the Hawthorne School Cosponsors of the concert are Willard Givens Al bert N Bonson William Ewing Dr Einar Jacobsen all of Ihe school department Mrs Pomeroy of Piedmont and Jack Block of the Rotary Club GundersonDix Wed At Hollywood HOLLYWOOD Nov 26 Six lays ahead oJf schedule Mrs Winifred Coc Dix of San Francisco ormcr wife of Richard Dix film tar and Dr Harley J Gundcrson iOs Angeles surveon were married icrc It was the second marital en lure Xor both The wedding first planned for December 1 took place in the par onagc of the First Methodist Church with the Rev Glenn R hillips reading the service Pres nt were Dr and Mrs W Scott Coe parents of the bride and Dr nd Mrs Louis A Fleischman On their honeymoon the couple ilan to visit New York Chicago nd the home ot Dr Gundcrsons larents at Sheboygan Wis Mrs Dix has a twoyearold daughter undersoil has a 10yearold son t Five Hurt as Blast Wrecks Building ST LOUIS Nov persons were slightly injured last light in an explosion which de molished a threestory building nd partially wrecked an adjacent Swelling on the outskirts of the ntsiness district here So complete was the destruction hat firemen and police refused to lazard a guess as to the cause of he explosion Debris from the intenanted building was hurled nto the street and police reserves vcre called out to reroute traffic n the vicinity PUNCH FOX mm Wm Powell Myrna Loy Do Evelyn Prentice Drama With Skill Good Taste High Students to Play Little Women SAN LEANDRO Nov hearsals for the play Little Wom en to be presented by the San Loandro High School for lie Se nior play are well under way ac cording In Mrs Margaret Abbott dramatic teacher who is directing the play The play will be presented in the school auditorium Thursday December 6 according to Mrs Abbott PARK BOULEVARD DISTRICT DADkWAV Park Blvd E lOlll W A DAM E S Tllnndell Huby Dick Invvrll tTAKE THE STAMP with Tlirtmn Todil EUVIHURST rll Jonn niordcll Iluliy ICcdir viih VICTOR IOIIY ALLENOALK DISTRICT Avc nr rriuehnl Tonr wonru MOVES jarlErwIn In ThPARTYS OVER 12TIf STREET DISTRICT RITZ Et Sl j1 7lh Avc AT IlarrliniriinXlfr ofVerxIn Wlnttrn Girls Escort Beaten By 3 Assailants Because he objected lo reinarks addressed to his girl companion James TBvcrhardt 32 zalesman living at 2727 West Street wns beaten by three unidentified youths Sunday night He was treated for a lacerated head at Alameda Coun ty Hospital Everhardt was escort ing Miss Hazel Kennedy home when the attack occurred a Twentyeighth and West Streets COURT CLERK 33 TEAUS NEW BERN N yearold George Green has been Federal clerk of court here for 3r years His service extends over hal 70year history of the loca otfice Russia Described By World Traveler SAN JOSE Nov is 10 Utopia Dirt rackets unfairness incl hard life generally abound here F J Griffon Redwood City world traveler said in a recent talk on Real Russia before an asscm y at San Jose State College Griffen traveled through Russia thirdelass disguised as a Russian jeasant and saw life from the lower lass standpoint there He said the average Russian workers pay is about a month The Russian ju dicial system is most unfair ihe speaker said A GOOD threequarters of the Fox Oaklands feature play this week passes in review vith nothing much happening ex opt William Powell doing quite veil in Ihe law business and Myrna as his wife being tragic about his many absences from home and hislate hours when he does Ket home Then Evelyn Prentice play that began its run over the week into a hud dle so to speak calls the razzledazzle double reverse and cores a most emphatic touchdown It is the climax of the latest owellLoy opus that carries the coring punch a courtroom cquohco with a decidedly new wist wherein the lawyer saves lis wife after her open confession if murder convicts the real cul own the wit icss stand arid1 then proceeds to ave her loo All in all that last ialf hour isa busy one for Powell ind no one begrudges him the ceimlrip hed beenplanningsince ReelOne Powell is rmich more serious than n his more salad days of The ihin Man Miss Loy toohas loffed her happier mood under Ihe cares of film motherhood A young daughter such as Cora Sue Collins s quitea responsibility The qiiips md chuckles that marked their past are altogether lackingbut neither player loses stature through ho solemnity for which their ctir ent characters call Isabel Jewel as the girl in the case flashes a rare witness stand confession thal impresses its ealistic intensity Up to this poirit icr role has been distinctly sefc ndary but with this rare though srief exposition ot tragedyshs im mediately assumes impprtaiice in he cast not so very lar below Ihe eads Una Merkels Amy is distinctive hrough its rendition Not much nore than a minor part at best Miss Mbrkels drolleries and quaint asides more than serve their pur oso of lifting it to something bet cr Cora Sue Collins a child ac tress of juvenile charm cements he homeandmolher interest and easily accounts for her full share of dramatic laurels Harvey Stephens as the poetic jlackmailer Edward Brqphy as the lawyers contact man and Jessie 3aph as a vifncss were oiilsfand ng in minor roles The play is smoothly written in cecping with the PowellLoy meth od Details dovetail perfectly and good taste is over apparent in dia logue and situation All in all Evelyn Prentice i pleasant en ertainment all of the time and distinctive melodrama lor fifteen ninutes jr so A wellassorted program of short subjects are by no means the least mportant portion oC the bill The icws weekly shows the Stanford cam in action theres a color car onn The Mill thats a pleas ure a Grantland Rice sports talk on horsemanship actually hold ones interest and ahigh school comedy has fun M L Exile in N Y Ends For Claire Windsor ConyrlRht 1911 by United Press HOLLYWOOD Nov Icr year exile in New York ended Claire Windsor was back ionic lodaj convinced that pros perity has returned to the Grea While Way I never saw New York so finy incl carefree the blond actress said Mink coats and silk hats ire everywhere Theaters and cafes are crowded Its just like olc times with prosperity everywhere n evidence Miss Windsor left Hollywood a year ago shortly after she hac lost a 75000 court judgment to Mrs Marion Y Read Oaklanc socialite who accused her o pilfering Ihc affections of Mrs Reads husband Alfred C Read The verdict was later set aside anc a new trial granted Ihe actress Two weeks ago however Mis Windsors attorney admitted an ou oC court settlement had bcci reached Wm Lee Fraternity Club Manager Dies SAN FRANCtSCO Nov William Lee pioneer Californian secretarymanager of Ihe Fraternity Club at Ihc Palace Hotel died at his apartments 631 OFarrcll Street today He had been ill for several weeks At his bedside were his wife anci two stepdaughters Mrs Harrie Johnson of San Francisco and Mrs Henry C Clifton ot Sacramento CIRCUS i CLOWN ALSO JAMES CACNtY SADIE MCKEE ALSO THE MERRY FRINKS 3 G Censor in Germany Bans U S Picture Nov 26 UR Thi official censor today forbade exhi bilion of the American motion pic lure Scarfacc WEEK HURRY LEAVING IOON WILL NOT BE JHOWH IH OAKLAHO TKK YEAR AT 10 OF WEEK Lubitscli as Director With Chevalier MacDonalcl Do Well With GrandLake Hit Shacles of the also the present and fu ture Heres llicpcrcnnial merry widow disguised as Jeanette MacDoriald being extremely not mcrryat nil Prince Danilo has check to say the least The cheek is the ladysbutthat lip belongs to Maurice Chevalier and ever the twain shall meet Thisis only oneof the many little jokes Merry Widow Franz Lehars permanent hit now in its 1934 musicarid dance version at theGrandLake The famous triumvirate of Ernest Lubiisch Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald returned to the screen in its most glamorous achievement in The Merry Widow spectacular transcription of the Franz Lehar masterpiece bringing to the screen for the first time the music loved all over the world The muchtajkedof MelroGold wynMayer production now playing at the GrandLake brings to picv tures the original continental ro mance with its haunting Viennese music but on a scale not often achieved in pictures Huge settings hundreds of gorgeously costumed people picturesque Albertina Rasch ballets great musical ensembles are combined to make a picture of magnitude Chevalier as debonair Danilo runs the gamut from comedy to gripping drama as does Miss MacDonald in the role of Sonia They sing all the famous song hits of the production and elaborate orchestral and choral ensembles under Herbert Stothart form a musical background j Edward Everett Horton supplies j comedy as the ambassador and Una Merkel and George Barbicr are the unny king and queen Minna Gom el Huth Channing Sterling Hol oway Donald Meek Herman Bing nd others are in the elaborate cast The gay revues at Maxims the cancan dance the great waltz lumber in the ballroom with a ackground of 180 Rasch dancers he muchtalkedof White Set nd other elaborate high spots mark his Irving Thalbcrg version of the crennial favorite STANFORD UNIVERSITY Nov 6ig Game Gaieties 934 edition as presented Friday night in the Stanford Assembly Hall drew cheers from a wildly lilarious crowd Gordon Steedman wrote the con tinuity of 28 numbers which in luded Ernest Hcckscher with his anjology Winstcad Weaver with lis Nuts to California specially Frank ONcils skit Happy End ng and a sketch mourning the passing of the Stanford Rough The chorus was directed by Hes lon Beaudoin Over a hundred Indents put the show together un der general supervision of Director ofDramatics William M Timmons with Gordon Heche and liis orchcs rataking care of the pit numbers Stars Mate Mum On New Romance RENO Ncv Nov ord Warren Smith divorceseeking iiisband of Claire Luce and his at orney John Sinai would neither confirm nor deny reports here last night will marry Charlotte Fantoni of New York as soon as he ind actress are legally parted Smiths divorce suit against Miss Luce who is playing on a London stage Minden50 miles south of Reno October 17 He charged cruelty desertion and in fidelity Sinai slated he was unable to say when Ihe case will be triertand that no settlement has been reached as yet What Every Woman Knows9 Is Hit Feature at Orpheum Lovers of Sir James M whimsical romance What Every Woman Knows who have been spectators at the stage play during he past decade are receiving a new hrill with the pictureyersion now Doing shown on the screen at the Orpheum The second picture on he current program delves inlo Ihe lives of four college graduates who afterasojourn among lifes grim realities discover that the road to success and happiness is a rocky one The feature entitled Gentle men Are Born stars lean Muir Franchot Tone Margaret Lindsey Ann Dvorak and Nick Foran Months of careful testing before actual filming began resulted in one of the most notable casts ot the year in What Every Woman Knows Helen Hayes work is enthusiastically received Brian Aherne English stage star who ap peared recently at the Orpheum in The Founlain is superb as lead ing man A most unusual depart ure in screen roles is Madge Evans who changed from her usual unso phisticated portrayals to do a siren Also in strong supporting roles arc Dudley Diggcs Lucille Watson Don ald Crisp and David Torrcnce Rex Ingram Suit Starts at Nice NICE France Nov suit by Rex Ingram American mo tion picture producer against Cor niglion Morlinier a notary was heard today Ingrain seeks lo recover which he said he gave Morlinier in 1925 in connection with the estab lishment ot motionpicture studios He said the money was not re turned Morlinier assorted that the money was lost in speculation ir which Ingram was a partner A decision is expected tomorrow Fire in Apartment Reveals Rum Plant SAN FRANCISCO Nov in anapartment at 1372 Pine Street led iiremen and later Federal alco hol agcnls to an elaborate whisky afiing device a barrel of whisky and a wide assortment of bottled liquor An i ri vest i gat ton was begun to day Federal officials said the blaze began in a short circuit in the afiing plant Rachmaninoff Plays Tonight Sergei Rachmaninoff pianist will play in concert at oclock this evening in the Oakland Auditorium Theater Ho comes as the second attraction on William E Chamberlains Great Artists at Popular Prices series Opening the pianists program lo night will be BachTausigs Toc cata and Fugue The remainder of the evening will be reserved for compositions of his own including the famous C Sharp Minor Pre lude and others by Ghopin Bee thoven and Liszt Rachmaninoffs appearance here this year finds him at the peak of his musical fortunes Next Decemr ber his newest work a composition for piano and orchestra wijl have its world premiere at the hands of the New York Philharmonic Sym phony His Recollections as told to Osker Von Ricsemann have just been published in Ihe East TIM McCOY BEYOND the LAW AND Mm Mountain DEAN ind LONDOS SHIRLEY TEMPLE JAMES DUNN Alma Long 19 Hurt By Fall From Horse Miss Alma Long 10 daughter of Mrs Alice Long 1702 Brysh Street Oakland is in Alameda County Hospital today with a probable skullfracture as the resultof being thrown from her horse Her mount stumbled and threw her while riding with friends along Mountain ate Avenue in the Oakland foot hills Dr AC Smith Surgeon Dead Dr A Clarkson Smith member of a pioneer Oakland family died it his home 3923 Grand Avenue yesterday following an illness 01 more than a year Ke was 52 A native of Oakland Dr Smith attended the public schools here He was a member of the local Elks odge His father was James H Smith pioneer Californian anc President of the Alameda County 3ar Association for move than 2C years Two brothers W B Smith one imc assistant district attorney anc Superior Judge Mortimer Smith o Alameda County predeceased him Dr Smith was actively associate with the affairs of the Alamed County Medical Association Fo 25 3ears he was affiliated with h county medical service first at th old Emergency Hospital at Fiftl and Franklin streets Later he be came emergency surgeon at th Alameda County Emergency Hos pjlal a position he held until hi death He also maintained a pri vale practice He was a gradual of the Oakland College of Physi cians and Surgeons Surviving him are his widow Mrs Algae Smith a sister Mrs Julius S Leigh of Oakland and daughter Algae MargaretSmith Funeral services will be held to morrow at 1 oclock from Ihc Gran D Millers Parlors 2850 Telegrapl Avenue Childrens Play Group Organized A series of plays for children will e sponsored in the Easlbay cities y a new organization the Eastbay hildrens Theater Association vhich will present several produc ions at Lisser Hall Mills College commencing with Ronald Colmans Pied Piper in January or Febru iry Tlie new organization was formed jecause of Ihe rapidly growing in erest in the presentation of plays suitable for children The general committee is headed by Mrs Har rison S Robinson and includes Mrs G W Baker Mrs William E Colby Miss Doris McEntyre Mrs Charles S Wheeler Miss Edith Stebbins and Dr Turelia H Rcinhardt The organization is an outgrowth of a movement begun at Mills Col lege two years ago by Miss L Louise Stephens director of the drama workshop at the college Junior Traffic Squad Taken to Theater SAN LEANDRO Nov the invitation of the Oakland Po lice Department and the Eastbay Safety Council 98 members of San Leandro Junior Traffic Police at tended a theater party in Oakland The boys from lie McKinley Washington and St Marys Schools were taken to Oakland in a special ly chartered street car by Sergeant Henry Bradow of the San Leandro police who is in charge of the ju nior traffic department in San Leandro Aahmes Shrine Band Will Entertain SAN LEANDRO Nov Aalimcs Shrin Temple German band will be among the entor lainers at the annual dinner ot ho Southern Alameda County Shrine Club to be held hero Tuesday De cember 11 according lo Dr W E Ross chairman in charge of the planning committee More than Shrincrs from all ptrts of the county are expected to attend the dinner which will be held in the Veterans Memorial hall OLWftVS TWO BIS MONTGOMERY OSULLIVAN ALWAYS BIOPICTURE THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO wllh niISRA IANJ11 CALIFORNIA STANFORD RACHMANINOFF EMINENT RUSSIAN PIANIST NOT ON ANT SERIES Oakland Auditorium Theatre Tonight at P M TIckirls Shujmnn Clay Co at Cap Htli t ProidAay Osklsnfli ariss lialls U C Tnnnor Rccil Snthrr Oitn Bnnk Slnrc ncrkrlry SIOO Sliin WIKP Mso Plus Tax Chnnihcrlnln MAnrffpmcnt ;