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FOUR MASON CITY GLOIf-GAZFTTI, DECEMBER 15 • 1936 Clear Lake Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 239 . LUCIA A O'NEIL, News Editor LEE DEWIGGINS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 296-J Residence Phone 67 CHURCH CHOIR GIVES CANT ATA Methodist Group to Present Christmas Musical Event. CLEAR LAKE—"The Coming of the Christ," a dramatized cantata in three parts by Ira B. Wilson, will be presented at the Methodist church by the choir Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. The setting is the village of Bethlehem and the time, the birth of the Saviour. The cast of characters in the order of appearance is Simeon, played by Ronald Rawson, Rachel by Miss Dorothy Kenypn, her maidens, the Misses Adeline Sutcliffe, Verna Hammond and Mary Helen Brose; the angel, Miss Clara Metcalf, and David, leader of the shepherds, Wayne Wolford. Piot Summarized. , Roy Hoit, Willis Miller, Earl | Eastman, Homer Cobb, and William Madsen represent the shepherds and Fred Martin, Zacharias, the priest. Elizabeth, the wife of Zacharias ,is Mrs. C. Sitzer and Naomi, the wife of David, is Miss Amy Steffin. Miss Jessie Sherwood is Mary and Ra\vlins Perkins is Joseph. In part one, ''Waiting for the Promised Christ." the despair of the Jewish people is depicted by Simeon who searches the Scriptures and waits for the coming of the Christ At last the angel ap- Clear Lake Briefs For Sale: Nearly new cook stove. Price right. Ed Lenning, last house East Main. Clear Lake. A grift exchange and Christmas program in charge of Mrs. E, E. Butz will be a feature of the W. C. T. U. meeting to be held at the home of Mrs. Edna England, 803 South Fourth street, Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Lawrence Lee will lead the devotions. Unusual Barcains—75 dark felt hats at 73c and ciJc while they last. A & C Style Shop Assignees Sale, Clear Lake, 9 a. m. Wednesday. Zion circle of the Zion Lutheran aid will meet at the home of Mrs. William Burkhart, North Fourth street, Thursday at 2 p. m. Miss Angelinc Roorda was able to resume her duties as instructor in mathemetics at the high school Tuesday following an enforced vacation on Monday due to having broken her right arm. A meeting of group No. 2 of tho Congregational aid which was to have been held at the home of Mrs. L. C. Stuart. Jones apartments, North Third street, has been postponed until Jan. 19 when the group will meet with Mrs. Sam Hyde. Wanted: Girl for general housework. Phone 670. Mrs. Mary Flynn, who has been visiting her mother, Mrs. O. G. Choate, 710 West Division street for the past five weeks, has returned to her home in Des Moine.s. Miss Aileen Lord lias arrived birth at L/D. Becker, West North street. Dr. and Mrs. Allen Phillips, St. Louis, Mo., will arrive Tuesday etmenem afternoon to spend the holidays Part two tells of the holy night, with Dr. Phillips' parents Dr. and the vision on the hillside and the | Mrs. A. B.^Plullips,, _and • other re- worship of the shepherds at the pears and tells of the Bethlehem. PARTY HELD FOR CLUB MEMBERS Women Feature Christmas Decorations; Hear Story. CLEAK LAKE—Christmas decorations were a feature of the Progress club party held at the home of Mrs. C. A. Knutson Monday evening with 19 members present. Lights were strung around the porch and Christmas wreaths hung in the windows, with a lighted Christmas tree in the hall. The long table at which the guests were seated was decorated with candles, miniature Christmas trees, Santa Claus and reindeer. mirrors and silver flowers. Mrs. D. H. Campbell told the story of "The Little Mixer" a little Hebrew girl who imbibed the story of Christmas from her Catholic and Protestant neighbors and mixed it with a touch of Christian Science to qualify herself for the visit of Santa Claus. An exchange of gifts was also a part of the evening's program. At the business meeting, Mrs. T. K. Sondrol and Mrs. L.'E. Ash- lancl were appointed to care for the Christmas baskets. Mrs. Knudson, Mrs. Lloyd Rogers, Mrs. A. I. Sondrol, Mrs. Faith Nay lor, Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. W. iVila^ .fxIiCCll J-svl U *i«*3 «•! i « v \^u. i-i aj iWi. , *'*>• o- vw.*"(. 1 from California to spend the holi- R. Clack and Miss Ida Clack were days with her grandmother. Mrs. j the committee for the party. r T\ Ti !_,.„ TIT,.™*. "\T»»~.*V» f-4"vtnn+ <I £ # manger. Part three tells of the world changed by the spread of latives at Clear Lake. Members of the Royal club are to bring a covered dish, sand- ced DV tne spread iu ••" ~"-t> - --• —--.- ----"and o'f the b^inmng -hes and ^r own dishes or of a new and better life. the supper to be held with the party at the home of Mrs. Howard Personnel Named. Harding, 315 East State street, Harold E. Payne is director of j Thursday afternoon. Lunch • will the chair and Mrs. Harry Mason j be served at 4 o'clock instead of organist Sopranos are Miss Met- j at 5 as first announced and there calf, Mrs. Sitzer, Mrs. Fred i will be gift exchange. Heathershaw, Miss Sutcliffe, Miss Angeline Roorda, Miss Hammond and Miss Esther Way. Altos are Miss Steffin, Miss Kenyon, Mrs. Grace Stevens, Mrs. Harlan Ott Miss Evelyn Thompson, Miss Brose and Miss Josephine Brose. Fred Martin, Roy Hoit and Homer Cobb are the tenors and Willis Miller, Ronald Rawson, Wayne Wolford, Earl Eastman and Willi:im Madsen basses. Kerryons Return From Extended Trip West CLEAR LAKE—Mr. and Mrs. i D. E. Kenyon returned Friday af-- tcrnoon from an extended western burn-Crosky trip of several weeks:. They went M L Larson Supervisor of St. Louis Division for Washburn-Crosby CLEAR LAKE—Guy N. Larson. 720 West North street, has just received notice of his appointment as supervisor of the St. Louis office of Washburn-Crosby company, effective Jan. 1, 1937. Mr. Larson will leave Clear Lake Dec 26 for Minneapolis and Chicago, going from there to St. Louis on Jan. 1. Mr. Larson has been stationed in Clear Lake for two and a half years as salesman in charge of the north Iowa territory of the Wash- MRS. ROBERT WILLIAMS IS WA-TAN-YE HOSTESS Wa-Tan-Ye club met Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Robert Williams, East Main street, for a Christmas party with Miss Emmabelle Thomas chairman of the committee in charge. Christmas decorations were used throughout and the evening spent in playing cards and monopoly and s!"ginj Christmas songs. A distribution ol gifts followed. The gifts were toys to be given out later with the Christmas baskets. Refreshment were served at the close of the evening. Miss Aileen Lord and Mrs. Lowing Dorchester were suests. CUor Lake Calendar . first to McMinnville, Ore., where Mr. Kenyon's people live and attended 'a family reunion on Thanksgiving day, the first time they had all been together for 33 years. Mr. and Mrs. Kenyon alsc visiied Portland, Ore.; Seattle. Wash.; Victoria, Vancouver Island, Vancouver, B. C. and the Canadian Rockies. Enroute to the west they stopped nl Marmarth, N. Dak., "to visit a sister o£ Mrs. Kenyon. Mrs. Larson and daughter Marjorie will remain in Clear Lake until Feb. 1, when Mr. Larson wili return from St. Louis to take them to the new home there. Melvini Anderson Elected. DOWS—The Royal Neighbors Wednesday evening elected: Oracle, Melvina Anderson: vice oracle, Emily Page; east oracle, Ella Akers; recorder, Myrtle Oler; receiver, Florence Larson; chancellor. Elaine Peyton; marshal, Veva Peyton; inner sentinel, Fae King; outer sentinel, Rose Williams, manager, Vera Knuths. Clear Lake Youth on Texas Quartet Tour CLEAR LAKE—Stanley Wick, who is attending a theological school at Dallas, Texas, writes that he will accompany the Dallas gospel quartet in which he sings tenor on a tour of Texas towns during the holiday vacation beginning Dec. 19. The group expects to visit Dallas, Mills, Camanche Springs, Austin, Centennial, Galveston and BASKETBALL ON THURSDAY NIGHT Lions Meet New Hampton and Second Team Will Play Swaledale. CLEAR LAKE—A doubleheader basketball game is scheduled at the new gymnasium Thursday evening when the Lions team meets the New Hampton aggregation at 8 p. m., in a tussle for the big end of the score. As a preliminary bout, the second Clear Lake team will play Swaledale at 7 p. m. . Clear Lake's lineup is Bacon find Mularky, guards, Coyer, center and Comstock and Fistlcr, forwards, according to Coach Chris Johnston. A picked group of 28 children from the drum corps will play between halves Wednesday night. Music Mothers have made sashes in the school colors, orange and black, for the members and they will strut their stuff in the way of iancy marches and formations for the entertainment of the audience. A pep band made up of picked players from the regular band will Tuesday—Hi-Lo Bridge club, Mrs. T. L. Sears, Clara street. Jolly Eight Card club, Mrs. Sever Nelson, 304 Clara street. Townsend club No. 1, Mrs.. Ollie Peterson, South Oak ^street. Wednesday — Basketball game, Swaledale, here, 7 p. m. Basketball game, New Hampton, here, 8 p. m. Lions club, Legion clubrooms, 12:15 p. m. W. C. T. U., Mrs. Edna England, 803 South Fourth street. Eastern Star lodge, Masonic Temple. Pilgrim group No. 5, Congregational aid, Mrs. C. F. Crane. 309 North First street, 1:30 p. m Lake Township Oweso club Mrs. Dewayne Hollenbeck. TRAVELOG GIVEN ATI, D,R, MEET Christmas Customs Told; Gifts Brought for Orphans. CLEAR LAKE—A travel talk on Christmas,in Norway by Mrs Bob Knutson' was a feature of the Christmas party given by the Lutheran' Daughters of the Reformation at the home. of Miss Lil. Sorenson, Clara street, Mondaj evening. The Misses Doris Jensen and Kalre McCormick had • the news letter and Miss Jensen also led devotions. Each member brought a gift t be sent to the Beloit Orphans home and refreshments were served by Miss Sorenson and Mis: Constance Axelson. During the business meeting the new officers elected in November wcro installed. They are Alma Tokle, president, Dagney Hoirup vice president, Marlys Osnes, sec retary, Constance Axelson, trea surer, Priscilla Bohlen, pianist, ani Leona Eliason. press reporter. » !t DOUBLE C CLASS HAS CHRISTMAS PARTY Mrs. G, E. Punke told a Christ mas story as a part of the pro gram of the Double C class part) held at the Methodist churcb Monday evening. Games wer played and K lun'clr.served o tables decorate^ in the Christina colors. Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Govig Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cobb am 1 Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Ott were th committee in charge of the part which was attended by 45 per sons. STORES WILL BE OPEN EVENINGS Merchants Plan for Week of Business; to Close Christmas Eve. Starting Friday evening Mason City stores will remain open evenings, with Saturday closing hours, through Dec. 23, according to an announcement from O.' H. Barber, secretary of the Retail Merchants association. All stores will be closed at 6 o'clock Christmas eve. It has been customary for many years for the stores to • remain open evenings for about a week Before Christmas, but this is the first time the merchants have planned to close their stores Christmas eve. Shopping has been delayed somewhat this year because of the mild weather that has had a tendency to throw one off guard as to how rapidly the holiday season is approaching. Merchants are expecting crowded stores and last minute buying all next week, however, and have arranged their stocks for' rapid turnover. Speaker Candidate RISLEY, NELSON GUESTS IN M,G, J. P. Bisley, Des Moines, commander of the Iowa department of the Grand Army of the Republic, and Oley Nelson of Slater, veteran of the Civil war who has served as sergeant-at-arms for the lasl seven Iowa assemblies, began .a busy afternoon and evening in Mason City by addressing the pupils of the Lincoln school in assembly Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Accompanied by Mr. Risley's wife and W. F. Hathaway, director of the graves registration division of the adjutant general's of- Considercd » leading candidate for speaker of the Iowa house of representatives should the democrats succeed in controlling: the organization of that body is C. L. Rice, Delta farmer, Keokuk county representative. The house membership will be divided between republicans and democrats, 54 to 54, unless recounts change the status. (Iowa Daily Press Photo) fice in Des Moines, the two veterans arrived here shortly after noon Tuesday to be guests of honor at a banquet program ol the Daughters of Union Veterans scheduled Tuesday evening at the auditorium of the People's Gas' and Electric company. Mr. Hathaway introduced the men to their audience. Labor troubles are your business, also. When the hen goes on strike, it's the public that pays the bin. —Lincoln Star. We Want You to Buy the Watch of RAY SENEY Follow Vicks Plan for Better Control of Coldi When Colds THREATEN... VICKS VA-TRO-NOL Helps Prevent Many Colds If a Cold STRIKES... VICKS VAPORUB Helps End a Cold Quicktr Full details of the Plan in tach ViAi Poduitt Million Vick flirtsto Better Control of Coldi Ihed Yeaily Tyler, all in Texas. The quartet j p } ay precec iing the game according sings and gives evangelistic ser-; to j ohn Kopecky, instructor in vices. I. 0. 0. F. Elects New Officers at Meeting CLEAR LAKE—Election of officers for Clear Lake Lodge No. 187 of I. O. 6. F. Monday night resulted in the following choices: John Henry Johnson, noble grand; C. L. Cunningham, vice grand; W. H. Ward, recording secretary; L. E. Jacobsen, financial secretary, and Rasmus J. Nelson, treasurer. Meetings are held at the lodge o» uuu » rooms every Monday evening. In- mount short features. , Don't | stallation will take place in Jan- miss THIS Program! uary. Park Theater Tonite YOUR LUCKY KIGHT "The Accusing Finger" A Paramount Picture with .Marsha Hunt. Robert Cum- mlnrs. Paul Kelly. Kent Taylor. One of tne most widely discussed films of the season. ALSO 2 outstanding Para- ! to John Kopecky, instructor band and orchestra. The girls' "Pep" club is working on some new stunts to put life and color into their work and will be on hand to show what is meant by "pep." Clear Lake PHONE ?24 Clear Lake Marshall & Swift/ Inc. Complete Service • QUALITY CLEANING! NEW MODERN LAUNDRY! LATEST STYLES IN FUR COATS! • Phone 724, Clear Lake For Highest Quality Workmanship Visitors From Montana. SEXTON—Mr. and Mrs. George Clcvidence and children of Stevensville, Mont., came Sunday evening to spend a few days at the Dale Thompson home, east of Sexton. WIFE PRESERVERS Mother of School Principal Succumbs CLEAR LAKE—Miss Catharyne Chambers, principal of the local high school, was called to her home in West Union.Monday-by the death of her mother, Mrs. C. F. Chambers, who died at Mercy hospital, Oelwein. Miss Aileen Witmer took Miss Chambers to West Union Monday afternoon and returned to Clear Lake in the evening. Mrs. Chambers had been ill for a year and her death was not unexpected. Other high school teachers are taking care of Miss Chambers' work until she returns Thursday. City Federation Gathers. OSAGE—The city federation held its regular meeting Monday afternoon at the city rest room. The program under the direction of the Universalist ladies' aid and the W. C. T. U. was: Paula Sawyer sang a solo; Mrs. Minnie Parsons gave a reading; Mrs. W. A. Maek- ham read a Christmas story. The W. C. T. U. presented, a one-act play, ri The Milky Way." Anniversary Is Celebrated. CHARLES CITY—Mr. and Mrs. William Schwartz observed their golden wedding' anniversary at their home, 611 Hildreth street. A reception was held in the afternoon and a buffet supper was served in the evening. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Otto Meyer, Bismarh, N. Dak,, Mrs. Sivert Johnson, Madison, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Gus Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Henry, Meyers, Floyd. , For a first course serve grapefruit salad with olives and cheese straws.. 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