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From a Billings newspaper, June 1930

FORSYTH, June 28 (Special) -- Charles Haynes, Billings contractor, who was recently awarded the contract for the construction of the new $35,000 sound theater here for the management of the Lincoln Theater, started crews of men to work this week in preparing the foundation for the building. The work is to be rushed as the contract calls for completion of the structure by August 25.

Plans for the structure were drawn by Charles Wood, Spokane architect, and call for a one-story building 110 feet long and 40 feet wide, which will be located on Main Street just east of the present theater building. Frank Faust and A. C. Wolke, owners and managers, recently closed a deal for the purchase of these lots, one of which was the site of the old Home Trading building which burned several months ago, and the other was covered by a small office building which was moved away to give room for the new movie house.

The new theater was primarily designed for sound and will be acoustically perfect, according to the builders. Construction of the building is to be of brick and tile. The roof will be of metal tile and composition which the exterior will be executed in cream colored stucco for the facade. The interior will be finished with acoustic plaster and attractively decorated.

The seating capacity is to be 500 with slanting floors arranged to give an unobstructed view of the screen. There will be office space and a rest room in front. The booth is to be sound and fireproof.