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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1933, Mason City, Iowa FOUR MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE DECEMBER 29 BB 1933 REFUNDS SENT TO 93 COUNTIES Last Installment in Right of Way Bridges and Culverts Made DBS MO1NES Dec 29 Checks totaling were sent to auditors of 93 Iowa counties by Comptroller C B Murtagh in payment of the final installment of county right of way bridge and culvert refunds Ranging in amount from 23622 to thechecks are refunds to the various counties for expended by them in acquir ing right of way or in constructing bridges and culverts on the states primary roads Provided by The refunds were provided for In a law passed by the general assem bly in connection with the highway construction program A section of the law provided that where coun ties had made expenditures for right of way culverts or bridges they should receive a refund from the state primary road fund in seven annual installments Issuance of the refunds began Jan 1 1928 and the total of 82940560 paid today was the final installment Six counties received no checks to day since the law stipulated that where the county was entitled to less than the entire amount should be paid in the first install ment Listed In North Iowa The amounts sent the various North Iowa counties Al lamahee Bremer 65142 Butler 5707150 Cerro Gordo 5942840 Chickasaw 5107990T Clayton Fayette 15 19333 Floyd Franklin 166S93 Hancock Hardin 97418 Howard Humboldt Kdssuth 5861431 Mitch ell 51494204 Palo Alto 51229958 Pocahontas Winriebago 5227384 Winneshiek 3629 Worth Wright 5313330 in Losses Is Paid by Farm Mutual Gompany in 2 Counties IOWA FALLS tary Fayetta Holmes of the Farm ers Mutual Insurance company of Hardiu and Franklin counties an nounced today that the losses of his company for 1933 totaled 000 The largest loss of the year was paid to W B Brightwell of this city for the loss of a dwelling on his farm The smallest loss was for 5250 About 10 of the losses amounted from 51000 to The company has just made a two mill levy which will be used to create a reserve for future losses The company has 511000000 of insurance on its books Man Hurt at Swea City Is in Critical Condition SWEA CITY Dec Thackery who was Injured near Swea City when he was struck by a car as he was standing beside a snow plow is still in a critical con dition at an Estherville hospital Both of hla legs are broken and his Intestines punctured Au operation was performed Mr Thackery was manager of the Swea City feed mill moved to Elmore Mini less than a year ago NOW AND SAT Mat 15c Eve 20c ChlldrenlOo IOWA ADDED Chapter Two BUCK JONES GORDON OP GHOST CITY CARTOON COMEDY NEWS FIRST TIME STARTS SUNDAY With MARY CARLISLE BUSTER CRABBE CHARLES STARRETT FLORENCE LAKE ana Ted FIoRlto and Entertainers It bubbles over with romance good music and youth TJie sweetest and most entertaining picture In many moons Gilts Every Monday and Tuesday Nights Smith Reinstated as Treasurer of Woodbury County SIOUX CITY Dec 29 Price Smith Woodbury county treasurer today stood automatical ly reinstated in office and exoner ated of any charges of alleged ir regularities in hia office at the con clusion of a two day ouster hearing before Judge P J Nelson of Du buque SCOTT HIGH IN 4H CORN Palo Alto Boys Take Five Ribbons in Competition for North Iowa AMES Dec countys delegation to the 4H club boys short course which closes here to day walked away with every prize possible in the junior corn show yesterday The corn show was held in connection with the short course this year In the past it has been held during the annual farm and home week of the college The Scott county boys took all ribbons in the south central sec tion besides winning sweepstakes and the prize for the best county exhibit Alvin Rock Dixon won the sweepstakes prize with a sample of Krug dent North central section winners are Blue ribbon Vincent Kelley Washburn Lowell Williams New Providence and Floyd Sheffer Big Rock Red ribbon Holmes Minnish Hudson Robert Douglas Waterloo and Orval Rutaen Hubbard White ribbon Gerald Pierce Cedar Falls North section winners are Blue ribbon Ronald Chapman Emmets burg Lester McMillln Ruthven and Clifford Place Emmetsburg Red ribbon Benny Henkleberg Em metsburg Joseph and Milton Hals ne Clear Lake and John Hansen Cylinder Officers In the state 4H organi sation elected last night were Pres ident Claire Werner of Gibson who succeeds Verald Brown of Hamp ton vice president Harold Rice of Clear Lake secretary James Kearnes of Duncombe and treasur er Forrest Breniman of Brooklyn Former President of Simpson College Dies INDIANOLA Dec 29 Rev Edmund M Holmes D D who was president of Simpson college from 1889to 1892 was dead here today He had been a Methodist Episcopal minister in Iowa for 53 years Recovering at Hampton GARNER Dec and Mrs D A Smith of Garner who were Injured in an accident near Hamp bon and are now In the Lutheran hospital Hampton were reported recovering They will return here Sunday it is expected FORBES SPEAKS AT NORTHWOOD Children Are Entertained Winners Named in Home Decorations NORTHWOOD Dec Northwood post of the American Legion was host to the children of tbs vicinity last night at a free movie show The theater was filled Dr A J Heiny who presided in troduced Leslie R Whipple a former Northwood boy who made a few remarks and Introduced Lowell R Forbes of Mason City Mr Forbes gave a talk telling the chil dren of a Christmas in France in 1918 when the American soldiers gave a party for French children in a little town in which ho was sta tioned Mr Forbes drew a lesson in cultivating the spirit of friendship and willingness to help others Results in the home decoration contest sponsored by the American Legion were announced The Misses Emma and Dena Thompson re ceived first prize of 515 Second prize of 10 went to L S Barnes and third prize of to D Kelts More Than Tax Drop Is Ordered in Chickasaw County NEW HAMPTON Dec Chickasaw county taxpayers will be asked to pay 536509318 in taxes during 1934 In 1933 the tax levy was A M Russell county auditor stated Assessed val uations in towns and cities in 1932 was 54091416 and in 1933It was reduced to 53256542 Monies and credits In towns and cities showed a large decrease In 1933 they were 1280190 and in 1932 51551987 Farm land was assessed at 515 799524 in 1932 and cut to 512458 264 in 1933 Assessed value of per sonal property dropped from 51 063995 in 1932 to 5824420 in 1933 Telegraph and telephone property valuation was reduced from 5555 796 in 1932 to In 1933 Railroad property was reduced more than hah Assessed valuation of all rural property In Chickasaw county ex cept monies and credits was set at 514602837 in 1933 In 1932 It was 519819932 Waitress WinsSuit for Pay Under NRA DBS MOINES Dec 29 Peggy Havens a waitress today held judgment against Edward Pe terson cafe owner and her former employer for the difference be tween her wage of 58 per week and Lhe 51248 wage authorized by the VRA code in the first recovery act vage dispute to be decided here he decision given by Municipal 7udge Mershon gave her the differ ence in wages for a period of 12 weeks STARTS SUNDAY HERE THEY COME 6 GREAT LAUGH STARS You saw 3 of them in 42nd Street 2 of them in Gold Diggers 4 of them in Footlighfc Parade and now you can see all 6 of them together i in First Nationals roaring1 comedy of two merry widows raising merry hades among the hotcha papas of hot tomale HAVANA WIDOWS with Joan BLONDELL Glenda FARRELL Guy KIBBEE Frank McHUGH Allen JENKINS Ruth DONNELLY DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM At Regular PALACE Bargain Prices Plans to Attend Our GALA NEW YEARS EVE FROLIC featuring OLD TIME FIDDLERS CONTEST Lets Welcome the New Year with a Grand Reception Last Times Saturday LEE TRACY Advice to the Lovelorn SALLY HOWARD HEATHER ANGEL In the Sweetest Love Story Ever Told BERKELEY SQUARE At Mason Gity THEATERS MARGARET SULLAVAN FEATURES CECIL FILM Brilliant emotional acting by beautiful Margaret Sullavan fea tures the picture Only Yesterday showing at the Cecil through Sat urday Miss Sullavan who has heretofore appeared on the stage in New York enacts the tender fem inine lead in the story with excep tional artistry Ably supporting Miss Sullavan in her film debut is John Boles who contributes a fine performance in this intensely emo tional film The story covers a period begin ningfrom 1917 and ending in 1929 After one night with her sweet heartlieutenant Jim Emerson Mary Lane discovers she is to be come the mother of an illegitimate child Because she loves her sol dier she does not mind the censor ing She leaves Virginia for New York and with her baby boy only days old she goes to greet the lieu tenant who is returning from war a hero He fails to recognize her They meet again 10 years later and spend another night together Em erson who i3 now a broker still failing to recognize his former love In the end Marys letter to Jim ex plaining who she is and telling of their son saves Emerson from com mitting suicide Berkeley Square called tho sweetest love story over told starts Friday at the Palace theater with Leslie Howard as fine au ac tor as has come over from England and Heather Angel another bril liant English star in its leading roles On the same bill is the tem pestuous Lee Tracy in Advice to the Lovelorn with Sally Blanc playing opposite him This double bill runs Friday and Saturday Spenner Tracy Fny Wrny Ralph Morgan Eugene Pallette and Her bert Mundin are cast in clever roles in the picture Shanghai Madness portraying the savage guerilla war fare which is almost constantly go Ing on in China and the daring of the soldiers of fortune who take part in the squabbling This picture plays Friday and Saturday at the Strand theater IOWA GIRL STARS KS JUNGLE FILM Peggy Shannon a native lowan who found her way to Hollywood through the New York stage gives a clever performance in Fury of the Jungle which playa Friday and Saturday at the Iowa theater Don ald Cook and Alan Dinehart have the other leading roies in this film of the great jungle country near the headwaters of the Amazon river in inland Brazil Joan Crawford and Clark Gable are costarred in Dancing Lady which starts Sunday at the Cecil theater This film telling the story of the life of a dancing girl on Broadway approaches a true bio graphy of Miss Crawford who made her start in a cabaret chorus Sun day night there will be a special preview showing ot Bing Crosby and Marion Davies in their new picture Going Hollywood The regular showing of Going Holly wood will not reach Mason City for another week Thosa attending the iate show Sunday night will be treated to two shows for the price of one as a special New Years eve feature both Dancing Lady and the film starring Crosby and Miss Davies IRENE DUNN AND CLIVE BROOK IN NEW FILM Guy Kibbee and Joan Blondsll brilliant comedy stars have the fea tured roles in Havana Widows which starts Sunday at the Palace theater on the same bill with Irene Dunnes latest starring vehicle If I Were Free dive Brook Nils Asthcr and Henry Stephenson head Miss Dunnes supporting cast in her new picture This double bill runs through Tuesday Tho Sweetheart of Sigma Chi plays at the Iowa theater Sunday Monday and Tuesday with Buster Crabbe Mary Carlisle and Ted Fio Rito and his band Miss Carlisle is cast aa a flirtatious coed in this campus romance a James Dunn Gloria Stuart David Manners and Jack La Rue are starred in The Girl in 419 which plays Sunday only at the Strand theater This is a mystery drama centering about a girl brought into an emergency hospital badly beaten and saved only through the efforts of the head of the hospital Dumont Civil War Vet Celebrates 91st Year DUMONT Dec Beach one of two remaining Civil war vet erans celebrated his ninetyfirst birthday Tuesday evening when his daughter Mrs Will Brandenburg entertained eight old friends in his honor at an oyster supper Jerry Van Riper 89 the other war vet eran was unable to attend because of the cold weather Mr Beach is quite spry for his age walking to town almost every day He was given an honorable discharge from the army in the early part of the war because of a lung ailment and was sent home to die His son Frankie and daughter Mrs Brand enburg make their home with him his wife having died several years ago Mayor Conley Recovering NEW HAMPTON Dec Mayor F J Conley Wednesday afternoon was up town for the first time in two months The Mayor is 15 pounds heavier than he was when he was bedfast with Malta fever Iowa Falls Is Likely v Point for Important Port on Plane System IOWA FALLS Dec Falls appears a likely point selected by the government aviation depart ment for an airport in connection with the survey for landing ports at strategic points in Iowa This point at the junction of federal highways Noa 20 and 65 seems to he regarded with favor by federal authorities who are mapping air ways in the mid die west The tenta tive plans announced by the depart ment show that Iowa Falls would be the Junction of two lines one carrying the service from the Twin Cities via Mason City and DCS Moines to Kansas City This line would follow tha main Rock Island line between above terminal points The other is from Chicago to Sioux City via Dubuque Waterloo Fort Dodge This Hue would follow tbo Illinois Central Local cooperation is assured the new project Taken to Cherokee CLARION Dec Burrows of Dows was brought fore the commissioners for the sane Thursday and committed totf the state hospital at Cherokee treatment He was taken to Cherojfi kee this afternoon by Deputy iff Evans iv NOW ENDS SATURDAY Acclaimed Great By Everyone Who Has Seen It Dancing As You At last a musical drama with a soul stirring glamorous Joan dancing1 straight into the heart of the screens most dashing NOTE We say fcnr ol contradiction tills Is ttio Kreatext picture shouu jn Mason City la mont WHAT EVER VOU IIOXT MISS THIS EXCELLENT 1ICTUBE SATURDAY 3 BIG UNITS ON THE SAME PROGRAM A6 venlnro Fight Dart n 5 and Rlnklns Death Added SILLY SYMPHONY THE PIED PIPER Spangled with songs that thrill and throb Hun drcds of dimpled darlings in scenes of dazzling magic ITS THE YEARS ENTERTAINMENT PEAK MIDNIGHT SHOW With Spencer Tracy Far ALSO CHAPTER 3 SPECIAL PREVUE SHOWING No Advance in Prices AND ALSO THE LAST CHAPTER OF TARZAN with Fifi DORSAY Stuart ERWIN Ned SPARKS Patsy KELLY Get an earfull an eyefull a heartfull of this tuneful combination of Marion and Bing ONLY GIRL IN 419 2 Shows for the Price of One With JIMMY DUNN GLORIA STUART DAVID MANNERS ;