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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 26, 1936, Mason City, Iowa THOMPSON MAN CRASH VICTIM Stout Hurt as Auto Hits Bridge Leaves Wife 3 Children Stout 36 farmer who lived 2 miles north west of Thompson was fatally hurt while returning from Fort Dodge His car crashed into an abutment of a bridge north of Rowan He was found by a pass ing motorist and taken to a Clarion hospital where he died Wednes day night The body was returned to Thompson Thursday afternoon He leaves a wife and three sons Milton Roger and Jerry MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE DECEMBER 26 H 1936 THREE MAS TY EEN ATTRACTI MOVIE BANJO ON MY KNEE IS BOOKED AT CECIL With a locale similar to that of the stage play Tobacco Road and with manycharacters tearing a marked resemblance to some of those in that fa mous play Ban jo on My Knee which opens Monday at the Cecil offers the screen p a t r o n something differ ent in the way of i film fare Barbara Slan j wyck and Joel McCrea are co starred in this cinema laid in the swamplands of Louisiana on the edge of the muddy Mississippi The picture deals with the life of the poor white trash who live there in their shantyboats It has a musical background which con tains such catchy tunes as The St Louis Blues and the title song Banjo on My Knee Walter Brennan and Kathcrinc DcMille are featured in strong supporting roles Also included in BARBARA STANWYCK ANN SOTHERN AND FRANCIS LEDERER ARE STARRED together in My American Wife coming to the Strand theater Wednesday On the same program is The Crime of Dr Forbes THE ABOVE SHOWS A SCENE FROM SATAN MET A Lady starring Warren William and Bettc Davis which starts at the State theater Sunday1 The cofeature Second Wife stars Walter Abel and Gertrude Michael OVER THE WEEKEND CECIL Gold Diggers 0C 1D37 through Sunday Banjo on My Knee through Wednes daj and Flying Hostess through Wed nesday Begins il 20 and The Last Outlaw eivds Saturday Satan Met a Lady and Wife through Tuesday Love and Ride Em Cowboy ends Saturday His Brothers Wife and Three Cheers for Love through Tuesday the cast are the Hall Johnson choir Buddy Ebscn Helen West Icy Minna Gombell Spencer Charters and Walter Catlett M 8 GOLD DIGGERS OF 1D37 Gold Differs of 1937 play injr through Sunday at the uecil takes its place as one of llic best of the Gold Digger scries in augurated several years ago by Warner Brothers Victor Mooro steals the show from Dick Pow ell and loan Blonde although Hie tatter pair come through with excellent performances Moore as the eccentric the ater magnate whoso lifeis in sured by his partners for Sl 000000 makes the most of his opportunity and supplies most of the musicals laughs Particu larly In one scene when he is examined by insurance company physicians is Moore comical in sidesplitting fashion Other roles of the film which lias as its background the insur ance business are taken by Lee Dixon a newcomer who scores with his tapclancinff ability OsffootI Perkins and Charles Brown Among the outstanding son bits in Gold nigjrcrs of 1937 arc Lets Put Our Heads Tosclher and Speaking of the Weather G Because Christmas delayed mails this week winners of the Movie Memories contest will not be announced until Monday PALACE REVIEW In a fastmoving comic drama of lift in China as an or phan and as a stowaway aboard an ocean liner Shirley Temple in Stowaway scores anotber Jtit With cay carefree Robert Yonne and Alice Fayc for ro mantic fine song picture never has a dull moment Eugene Pallelle Helen West ley and Arthur Trcachcr com plete a ffood supporting cast The companion feature Fly Ing Hostess if not entirely an cxcilincr cli max Andy Devinc anil Ella Lo Kan furnish a good brand of comedy SlllULEY TEMPLE AND ROBERT YOUNG FEATURED players in Stowaway now showing at the Palace through Wed nesday The sccomi feature showing the same days is Flying Hos tess with Andy Devinc Judith Barrett anil William Gargan SECOND WIFE WITH GERTRUDE MICHAEL AND WAL ler Abel ill the leadingroles starts at the State theater Sunday Warren William anil Bclte Davis are cast together in Satan Met a Lady which is the cofeature BARBARA STANWYCK AND JOEL McCREA AS THEY AP licar in one of the scenes from Banjo On My Knee which starts Monday at the New Cecil theater AJ DEAD IN mm Arrangements for Funera Await Word From Relatives CLEAR LAKE Arthur J Mead 71 was found dead Satur day morning in the garage of bib homewhere he had hanged him self The body was found by hib daughter Ruth Mead Mr Mead who operated a farm for many years near Thornton had been ill since he sufcrcd n stroke early in November follow ing which he spent two weeks in the hospital He was at the homo of his daughter Mis Esther Cook in Mason City Christmas day Two other daughters Mrs M M Woods Salem Va and Mrs Harry Eggert Rockford 111 two grandchildren Ruth and Mead Cook one brother Fred Mead Lake Worth Fla and two sisters Mrs Ella Thomas Austin and Mrs Leon McMillan California survive Mrs Mead died 10 year ago Funeral arrangcmcnls arc awaiting word from relatives Mr Mead was born at Pawpaw 111 Nov 5 1865 and moved with his family to a farm three miles north of Thornton in 1900 Me op crated the farm until eight years ago when he moved to Thornton and tour years ago came to Clear Lake to live Pastor Returns Home Rev E A Duea pastor of the Lutheran church whose leg was amputated at the Lutheran hospital nbout two weeks ago was able to return to his home Christmas eve and is getting along fairly well His son Orvis Duea and family of FU Dodge and the Misses Margaret and Gunda Sawl sisters of Mis Duea of Kenyon Minn visited the Duea home for Christmas Auto Turns Over in Crash Near Algona driven by M P Nemitz ol Hampton and Mrs R Dirksen of Kanawha crashed Christmas on the intersection ct the Titonka road and highway 18 about 10 miles east of Algona Both cars were traveling from the cast and as Mrs Dirksen attempt cd to turn on to the graveled road the accident occurred The Dirksen car was tipped over on its top and quite badly damaged Only the front end of the Nemitx irar wns damaged CLEAR LAKE COURT HUSSEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA TONIGHT 2Cc GOc Tax Incl LAST SUNDAY DANCE SUNDAY DEC 27 DON STRICKLAND 2Gc and 10c Tax Incl No More Sim Dances Until Easter Unless A Special Mrs Ruffridge Rites Conducted at Decorah DECORAH Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for Mrs William Ruffridge 66 who died at the local hospital following an emergency operation The services were held in the De cora Lutheran church with lie Rev O Glesne officiating Mrs Ruffridge was born Amelia Met ier near Locust She was married in 1891 to William Uuftridfie who died last June One Jerome Ruffiidge survives Three broth ers and four sisters also survive Ed John and George all oi Win ncshielc county Mrs Edwin Hcdg vcclt Mrs Jake Richard and Miss Mary Matter all residents of the county 800 Attend Community Program Held in Britt Community Christ mas program sponsored by the Britt Commercial club and direct ed by Miss Laura Koltoff and Miss Bertha Nelson was held in the high school auditorium There was a crowd of about 800 persons to hear the program Santa Claus gave candy to all the children Decorahs Papers to Switch Dates in 37 DECORAH Decorahs two weekly newspapers the Journal and Public Opinion after Jan 1 will switch dates the Journal be ing published Thursdays and the Public Opinion Tuesdays For 62 weeks the two have been pub lished on different days in the cooperativo plan Teac Her Injured on Holiday Trip When Automobile Upsets Floy Akin teacher at Laurel suffered the fracture of a small bone in lici right wrist Wednesday evening while returning to her home here for the holidays She struck a bump on a small bridge north oi Austinvillc and applied the brake too quickly throwing he car into a swing just before approaching a second bridge Just off this bridge the car went into the field mc turned over She received numer ous cuts and bruises Passing mo torists brought her to her home where her arm was put in n cast Miss Akin suffered a broken ankle last February when she fell on icy sidewalks enroute to school Lime Springs Man Dies Doing Chores LIME Sik kink farmer north of Lime Springs died of heart disease while doing the farm chores DANCE Saturday Dec 26 Kellys Kcllodians Malcks Accordion Hand will for our New Years Eve Dance HUNDREDS STORMED THE DOORS HERE CHRISTMAS DAY so they could see Shirley in her new picture But dont be disappointed as this PROGRAM IS STILL SHOWING THROUGH WEDNESDAY SO EVERYBODY CAN SEE ITf on a transcontinen tal story taken from Sky Icvcr ran in Iiherty magazine ANDY DEVINE WILLIAM GARGAN JUDITH BARRETT OMIVO VFW YEARS DAY JOK E BROWN in POLO JOJ3 Mrs Blom Funeral Is Conducted m Hampton Fuiieral services for Mrs Everett Bjom 27 were held Saturday afternoon at the Fox luneral home with the Rev C S Klcckncr pastor of the Church of Clirist in died at the Thursday after a long illness with tuberculosis She was a life long resident of Hampton and before her marriage was Evelyn Van Every Surviving aro her husband a son her father Lou Van Every of Hampton tsvo sisters and three brothers charge Mrs Blom Lutheran hospital Mistakes Poison for Cough Syrup Dies OTTUMWA a bottle of poison for cough syrup which she had been taking for a cold Mrs Ransom Jluglics Ford 40 wife of Harry Ford former Mississippi Valley league baseball player took a fatal potion here early Wednesday She died in a local hospital at hM p in the same day She is survived by hcLhusband two sisters and three brothers Scuffles With Son Dies of Heart Attack WEBSTER CITY Christenson 43 filling station owner at Mighview four miles west oC here died of a heart at tack Wednesday night while scuf fling with his son Laurent 21 home on a holiday vacation from Iowa Stale college Fanner at Funeral for Brown Retired Garner Conducted services foi H Brown 78 were con ducted by thoRev T Ernest Hoon pastor ct the local Mcthodisl church at the Shannon Bohn fu neral home Thursday Pallbearers were Fred Stromer Floyd Ficro Adolph Christenson Fred Mcck stroth and Roy Stille and burial was in Concord cemetery Mr Brown a retired farmer lived in Garner 30 years He was born at Tripoli where he grew up On April 1885 he was mar ried to Carrie Adolo Skillcn and to them was born one child Mrs Iris Blackwell She had been with her father during his two years of illness Mr Brown was confined Starts Sun A blazing lave drama of the tropics BARBARA STANWYCK ROBERT TAYLOIl His Brothers Wife with Jean Ilcrsholt Three Cheers for Love vith ELEANORE WHITNEY ROBERT CUMiUINGS Ends Tonitc BUCK JONES in RIDE EM COWfiOY Warner Baxtcl Myrna Loy in TO MARY WITH LOVE EDDIE RICKENUACKERS ACE DRUMiMOND WOULD LATEST NEWS FLASHES THREE CHEERS FOK LOVE BUY YOUR TICKETS FOK GIGANTIC NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATION AT BOX OFFICE NOW Hush Herbert Pal Ellis Love Boffins at TONITE Frank Mcrriwcll Monster of the Hoot Carey in Gibson Last Outlaw Added March of Time GREAT I UNITS TONITE 2 SMASH SUNDAY Slies as harmless as a hungry panther As innocent as a to his bed the past two months Mr Browns first wife died in 1919 He later was married to Sa rah Hubert who also preceded him in death Relatives who re ain are Mrs Iris Blnckweil her three children Lyden K Black well of Los Angeles Cal Ailccn who clverks in Killians Cedar Rapids and Duane a student in Coe college The latter twc mo tored here for the funeral and will return Sunday Other relalivcs are a brother Seth of Sioux City and a sister Mrs Mary Chapin of Tripoli Millca Funeral Held EMMKTSBURG Funeral ser vices were held at St Thomas Catholic church here Wednesday tor David Millca 85 widely known Palo Alto county retired f aimer 4 HOLIDAY NORTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB Saturday Dec 26 BOBBY GRIGGS DEC 31 HAL BURKE JAN 1 HAL BURKE JAN 2 HAL BURKE realming Miss Mickey WalJcer Make Reservations fur Your New Years Eve Tarty NOW 800 PLAN TO ATTEND COURSE Three Norlh lowans Are Nominees for State 4H Vice Post almost SOD boys indicating they will attend the an nual Iowa 4H Boys short course and convention at Iowa Slate col lege Monday Tuesday and Wed nesday officials said they expect it to be the largest meeting of its kind ever held at Ames A large attendance of leaders also is ex pected Nominations for slate officers were compiled and announced Officers will be elected Tuesday and installed Wednesday Candidates for state president are Myron Johnson Boone Ju nior Ellis Dexter and Arthur Wallace Williamsburg Candidates for vice president are Harold Parsons Humboldt Kenneth Showaltcr Hampton and Floyd Bode Algonn Candidates for secretary are Duane Conard Rockwell City Lawrence Gruss Greenfield and Robert Fink Deloit Those who will compote for the job as treasurer are Harlow R McBride Zearing Clarence Smith Jr Paullinn and Fred Brisbine Jr Eagle Glove Candidates lor historian are Vic Miller Blooratield Martin War ren Iowa City and Robert Lage Davenport TO THE I O O F OldTime DANCE Saturday Dec 26 2SC PER PERSON DANCE AVALON BALLROOM Manly Iowa TUESDAY DEC 29 Music By RED SIEVERS AND HIS MARIGOLD ORCHESTRA Ladies 35c Gents 50c OldTime New Years Eve DANCE and CARNIVAL THURSDAY DEC 3 10 P M Till ADMISSION 40c Tax Included A COMPLETE LATE SHOW TONITE AT 10 1 M Now Showing Ends Sunday Nito The Xmas1 A NEW SHOW WITH WALTER BRENNAN HELEN WESTLEY ANTHONY MARTIN Katherine DefVULLEx TIME1 TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR OUR SPECIAL NEW YEARS EVE MIDNITE SHOW ALL SEATS tOE E BROWN in POLO JOE ;