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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, October 10, 1949
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6 Oct. 8, 1949 M«»on City Globe-Gaielle, Mnson City, I». 50, 25 Year Members Lodge Honors Get »u and 25 vear members of the Queen Rebekah lodge were i l v 0no1r< L d with a program following the lodge meeting Friday evening n n Ki hC L °; °»V F " hal1 with t h * noble grand, Mrs. J. C. Dickinson, presiding. Mrs. F. L. Curtis and Mrs. J. E. Vesterby were in charge. W. M. Huffman, gi-and master, assisted by Mrs. Marshall Brown, presented the 50 year jewel to Miss Ida Baker who has been a member for 56 years and to Nellie Kennedy who has been a member 53 years. Mrs. Kennedy is a resident of the-I. O. O. F. home. Ida Sprague, also a home resident, has been a member of the Rebekah lodge for 62 years. Her home was formerly Webster City. Mrs. Curtis and Mrs. Vesterby sang several numbers, including one to Mrs. Kennedy and to Mrs. Sprague. Mrs. A. V. Hertig was the musician. Other 50 members are Mrs. Loretta Boyd, Mrs. Charlotte Burnham. Mrs. Emma Mottershead, Mrs. Louise Pfahler and Mrs. Nellie Ulrich. There %vere about 50 25-year members. Mr. Huffman was introduced as were Jack Hazlett and Oliver Repp.v past grand pastors; Mrs. Hazlett and Mrs. Huffman, past presidents of the Rebekah assembly; Mrs. A. D. Diercks, secretary of the department association, L. A. P. M.; Sam Koch, past grand patriarch of the Grand Encampment of Iowa, Mrs. H. W. Erickson of Fort Dodge, messenger of the Rebekah assembly of Iowa; Claude Whitney, department judge • advocate of the department commander's staff of the Patriarchs Militant of Iowa. Mrs. Marvin Pearson, conductor, was in charge. Mrs. Jack Farrer gave a short history of the founding of the Rebekah degree. A rummage sale was announced for Oct. 28 and 29 and a supper for Oct. 20. L. A. P. M. will be Oct. 14 and the Queen Rebekah circle, Oct. 19. The circle will have a bazar at its first meeting in November. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Harry Dolter, kitchen chairman, and Mrs. Donald Craig, dining room chairman, assisted by the C and D committees. HAPPY MIXERS CLUB MEETS AT SHANERS Happy Mixers club met at the home of Mrs. Howard Shaner, 530 21st S. E., to honor Mrs. Glen Thornton on her birthday. Prizes went to Miss Alice Shaner and Mrs. Frank.Thornton. Lunch was served by Mrs. Shaner. A. U; S. W. V. CIRCLE TO MEET OCT. 20 A. U. S. W. V. circle will meet Oct. 20, at Mrs. Matt Barren's, it was 1 announced at the meeting o£ the U. S. W. V. auxiliary in the Legion hall. It^was voted to give $10 to the Community Chest. Mrs. Glenn Gilbert, past president, installed new officers. Fried bananas taste good with griddle cakes and thin slices of frizzled ham. Serve with maple syrup. Electrolux SALES AND SERVICE O. A. BUECHLE Phone 587(l-J or write 910 6th Street S. E. John_Vandercook First Speaker on Woman's Club Roster OCTOBER BRIDE AT ST. JOSEPH—Guests who had been invited for open house at the Howard O'Leary residence, 525 East State Saturday afternoon, found themselves at a reception honoring Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lawrence Kelly who were married Saturday morning at St. Joseph church. The bride was Miss Mario O'Leary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O'Leary. Mr. Kelly* is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas' Kelly of Riverside, CaL, formerly of Rockford, 111. Relatives and close friends attended the ceremony which was performed at 9 o'clock Saturday morning by, the Rt. Rev. Monsignor P. F. Malone, assisted by the Rev. Pat Boyle of Greene, uncle of Mrs. O'Leary. Bouquefs of pink chrysanthemums decorated the altar and there were pink chrysanthemums and pink tapers in gold standards in the sanctuary. The bride was attended by Miss Cynthia Weston and Thomas Craven of Mount Vernon was bestman. Ushers were Howard and Hanford O'Leary, brothers of the brid£. Mr. O'Leary gave his daughter in marriage and she wore a blush pink chantilly lace gown with a blush pir.k shoulder length illusion veil held by "a Juliet cap of pearls and lace. She carried a white orchid with pink tinted lilies of the valley. Miss Weston's gown shaded from blush pink to tan, deepening into brown, in both the bodice and skirt and was tied with a brown taffeta sash. Her brown velvet cap had a shoulder length brown veil, caught at the sides with pearl clips and she carried bronze orchids. Mrs. O'Leary, mother of the bride, wore a French blue satin gown with wide loops of the material at the shoulder fastening and having an inverted pleat in back and a black leather belt. She had a grey feather hat and her corsage was a pink orchid. Breakfast ' was served at the Euchre and Cycle club at the Hotel Hanford. Crystal bowls of white pompons and pink roses decorated the tables. Open house at O'Learys was from 2 to 5 o'clock in the after. noon. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Abel, I Mr. and Mrs. Harvey J. Bryant, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Dickerson, Dr. and Mrs. B. Raymond Weston, Mrs. Fred Duffield and Miss -O$GAN MUSIC wherever there's a piano A* fin organ, this new unit produces organ music — complete chords over a full 60-note range. It ha* (hree tonalities, each with two intensities, two v_ibrato stops, • pper and lower register control, and knee expression control. Tone chamber adaptable for large halls as well as small homes. ORGANO gives you organ music—piano music—alone—without interference— organ and piano together—unusual effects. Easily installed in a matter of minutes without injury to the finish of the piano. A Low-Cost Easy-Jo-Uso Piano-Organ for Homes— Churches—Clubs—Schoolt No Obligation When You Call Us For Demonstration NAME . ADDRESS CITY ... Opening Event Is Scheduled for Tuesday The more than 100 new members of the Mason City Woman's club will receive a special welcome at the first meeting of the year Tuesday afternoon at 2:15 in the First Methodist church where John W. Vandercook, author and radio commentator, will speak. The hospitality committee, headed by Mrs. Karl Waggoner, is in charge of arrangements for the- new members. Mrs. John Vance is membership chairman with Mrs. R. R. Flickinger as cochairman. Memberships in the club are still available to any woman who is interested in joining. A Mason City woman must be a member of the club in order to attend meetings, since guest privileges do not extend to anyone eligible for membership. Membership cards may be purchased at Yelland and Hanes and Vances preceding the meeting and there will also be a last minute sale at the door for those who are unable to get their cards earlier. Preceding Mr. Vandercook's talk, Mrs. B. Raymond Weston will sing 4 selections, "La Primavera d'Or" by Glazounow-LaForge, "The House on A Hill" by Charles, "Indian Lullaby" by Gruen and "Song of Love" by LaForge. Mrs. Morris Laird will be her accompanist. 106-112 N. Delaware Phone 715 Florence O'Leary were assisting hosts. The Misses Mary Pat Abbott of Des Moines, Ruth O'Brien, JoAnn Hebel and Marvyl Kiser assisted in serving. On the table with the wedding cake were pink sweetpeas and roses. Pink chrysanthemums decorated the living room and there were yello%v chrysanthemums in the solarium. Mr. and Mrs. Kelly left on a wedding trip and for going away, she wore a rust colored tweed suit with black accessories. The bride is a graduate of Mason City high school and attended the University of Iowa. She completed a course in modeling at the Barbizon school in New York and had been engaged in modeling there. Mr. K&ly is a graduate of Du Pauw university where he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He served in the navy as a lieutenant (j. g.) during the war and is now district manager for the Chevrolet branch of General Motors here. Out of town guests at the ceremony included the bridegroom's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. William Guthrie and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rundquist of Beloit, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. George Cellary and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mattison of Rockford, 111., D. L. Smith of Cedar Rapids and Richard T. Doyle of Davenport. —o— Peterson-Cox Wedding Held at Ottumwa Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Parsons, 1705 Delaware N. E., announce the mai-riage o£ their daughter, Viola Parsons Cox, to Melvin A, Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Peterson of Britt. The wedding took place in the chapel of the First Presbyterian church in Ottumwa. The Rev. Harold Drown, pastor, read the double ring ceremony Sept. 9. Mr. and Mrs. Glen R. Anderson of Ottumwa were the attendants. Mrs, Peterson is employed as secretary at the Park hospital clinic and Mr. Peterson is employed as a carpenter. BUY BLACKBIRD BETTER PEONIES OFFICINALIS - RUBRA Large round hlooms of vivid crimson. Earliest of all good peonies. Always in bloom, even in our latitude, on Memorial Day. This is the deep bright red "piney" of our grandmother's gardens. Blackbird Gardens 4 Mile North of Sugar Plant Garfieid PTA Get Acquainted Parties Held Garfieid room mothers entertained at a series of get acquainted coffees and teas this week. Mrs. Victor Uthoff, room moth- ev fur ihe 5th grade was hostess Wednesday morning at the school with 16 mothers attending. F. M. Maxwell, principal, and Miss Mary Short, 5th grade teacher, were guests. Mrs. Huston Peterson, P. T. A. president, welcomed the guests and invited them to attend the meetings of the P. T. A. and parent Education group. Mrs. Gene H. Howard entertained Thursday morning at her home, 625 6th S. E., for the morning kindergarten mothers. Ten mothers were present and the kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Inez Brownell, was a guest. Mrs. Don Geisen, room mother for 2nd grade, entertained Thursday afternoon at her home, 37 River Heights drive. There were 12 mothers present and Miss Geraldine Anderson, 2nd grade teacher, was a guest and presided at the tea table. Mrs. George F. Olson, 621 Pennsylvania S. E., was hostess to the afternoon kindergarten mothers Friday afternoon at her home Mrs. Brownell presided at the tea table. There were 8 mothers attending. Mrs. Peterson was a guest at each gathering. Other room mothers will entertain at later dates to help acquaint the mothers anc further the hospitality program o: the P. T. A. Luncheon Held " by M-M Class Mary and Martha class of the First Christian church met with Mrs. Ora Beem, 132 llth N. E. Friday for a dessert luncheon Fall flowers decorated the table Thirty were present including a former member, Mrs. Charles Lee of Spirit Lake. An auction was held following the business session with Mrs Seymour Angel and Mrs. C. W Abbott in charge. Announcement was made of the school enlargement program to be held Oct. 14 to 19 at the Firs Christian church. A children's worker will be present and the Rev. Eugene O. Moore, director of religious education in Iowa will be leader. Vesper services were announced for the 4 Sundays in November at 6:15. The luncheon committee included Mrs. Beem, Mrs. Angel Mrs. Donald Watts, Mrs. Nellie Wright and Mrs. Neil Garrison. FALL SPECIAL "Quixie" Wave ^99 NEW ADDRESS MASON CITY Globe-Gazette Photo RETURNED TO MASON CITY—The Glenn Blunt family is shown in the living room of the home they have rented at 515 Madison N. W., since their return to this community from St. Louis, Mo. The girls are Deanna, 12, left, and Connie, 13, right. Mr. Blunt is a printer, employed by the Central Show Printing company, and while in St. Louis he was *also engaged in printing. The ' family is glad to be back in this community, especially Mr. Blunt who. says he is closer to the best fishing waters here than he was in, St. Louis, one of his hobbies being fishing. He also SOCIAL CALENDAR STARTS MON. TUES. ONLY • TIGHT! CURLY! LONG LASTING! • NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY • USE YOUR CHARGE ACCOUNT MONDAY U. G. L. club— 1, Mrs. M. D. Judd, Clear Lake. H. E. O. club- lrlS, Mrs. Mae Morgan, 1012 First N. W. Monroe-Washington P. T. A. board— 1:30, Mrs. Herb Ohrt, 408 12th N. W. First Christian Women's council 2, church. Twentieth Century club— 2:30, Mrs. George Willis Hill, Adams home. Monday club— Mrs. George M. Crabb, 22J 2nd N. E. T. A. E. club- Mrs. C. Roy Potter, 1019 Jefferson N. W. Toastmistress club— 6:30, Cerro Gordo hotel. Trinity L. D. R.— 7, Mrs. William Steuben, Rockford. Daughters of Union Veterans— 7:45, Hi-12 clubrooms. Amvet auxiliary— 7:45, Y. W. C. A. Beta Sigma Phi (Xi Nu)— 8, Y. W. C. A. Baptist circle 2— 8, Mrs. Jay Thraves, 654 7th N. E. Presbyterian Evening circle— 8, parish house. Good Cheer lodge— 8, Legion hall. Veleda club— Mrs. Thor Jensen, 1450 Virginia N. E. TUESDAY Wa-Tan-Ye club— 12, Cerro Gordo hotel. Priscilla club— 1, Mrs. W. J. Tuttle, 724 Jersey S. E. B. P. Kensington— 2, Mrs. U. W. Davis, 1447 Hampshire place N. E. Garfieid P. T. A. board— 2, school. Central Heights club— 2, Mrs. Roy Wineman. Christian Workers— 2, Mrs. Jacob Nagel, 1022 Monroe N. W. Woman's club— 2:15, First Methodist church. Milwaukee Women— 6, Mutual Insurance building. St. Lucy's circle— 7:30, Mrs. William J. O'Brien, 243 5th S. E. Women'of Moose Drill team— 7:30, Moose hall. Grant P. T. A.— 7:30, school. Trinity Garfieid circle— 7:30, Mrs. Elaine Parks, 246 9th S. E. St. Dorothy's circle— 8, St. Joseph school. St. Joseph unit— 8, Mrs. David Campbell, 717 "Washington N. W. Holy Family circle 4—• 8. Mrs. G. W. Glenn, 107 Indiana S. E. First Christian group 8— 8, Mrs. Arthur Gaul, 829 I2th N. E. Subordinate lodge No. 224— 8, I. O. O. F. hall. WEDNESDAY Rockford alumnae— 1, Mrs. C. O. Klath, 1005 West State. Bridge club— 1, Mrs. Charles Kaufman, 217 Pennsylvania N. E. Em anon club— Postponed to Oct. 26. M. H. Thomble club—2, Mrs. C. A. Buffington, 427 23rd S. W. Navy Mothers— 2, Labor hall. McKinley P. T. A.— 2:30, school. Central Lutheran west group— 2:30, Mrs. Earl McKibben, 15 Adams N. W. First Christian fellowship— 6:20, church. Credit Women's club— 6:30, Hotel Hanford. Garfieid P. T. A.— 7:30, school. St. Gregory circle— 7:30, Mrs. Frank Fiala, 24 llth N. E. Monroe Washington P. T. A.— 7:45, school. Harding P. T. A.— 8, school, board at 7:30. Bethlehem Ladies aid— 8, church social room. St. Jude's unit— 8, Mrs. W. H. Clark, 228 Crescent drive. St. Mark's circle— 8, Mis's Margaret Hanlon, 729 N. Federal. V. F. W. auxiliary— 8, V. F. W. hall. THURSDAY Thursday Bridge club— 1, Mrs. W. A. Westfall, Adams home. Novel club— 1:15, Mrs. F. W. Osmundson, 41 Beaumont drive. Newcomers club— 1:15, Y. W. C. A. Evangelical W. S. W. S.— 2, church parlors. Happy Hustlers— Mrs. Carl Kohler. Energetic class— Congregational church. G. I. A. to B. L. E.— 3, Labor hall. City Progressive club— 6:30, Mrs. Alma Letts, 247 14th S. E. B. P. W. club— 6:30, Hotel Hanford. Trinity Roosevelt circle— 7:30, Mrs. M. S. Zack, 725 N. Federal. Post Office Clerks auxiliary— 7:30, Mrs. Richard Krieger, 1406 Georgia S. E. St. Ursula's circle— 7:30, Cerro Gordo hotel, Mrs. W. J. Hughes. Trinity Mothers club— 8, Mrs. Earl Nelson, 18 14th N. E. Immanuel circle 2— 8, Mrs. Doug Fields, 524 21st •S. E. Holy Family circle 9— 8, Mrs. James Heidenry, 1217 Adams N. W. WOM Friendship group— 8, Moose hall. Anchor Encampment auxiliary— 8, I. O. O. F. hall. R. N. A.— 8, Labor hall. Trades and Labor assembly— 8, Labor hall. FRIDAY First Christian council— 12, church, 1, luncheon, 1:30, business. First Methodist W. S. C. S.— 1, church. Baptist Women's union— 1:30, church. First Presbyterian Women— 1:30: Northwest, Mrs. L. V. Lee 131 9th N. W.; southwest, Mrs. Sidney Perry, 210 Hampshire N. E. 2: Northeast, Mrs. C>W. Hubbard, 320 E. State. Pleasant Ridge club— Mr. and Mrs. Herman Diercks. L. U. G. A. club- Mrs. Virgil Lair. L. A. P. M.— 8, I. O. O. F. hall. SATURDAY P. E. O. council— 1, Hotel Hanford. Browning society— 1, Edith Naylor, Clear Lake. Faculty Wives— 6:30, Mason City Country club. Past Presidents Elect Officers Past presidents of Matinee Musicale club met for tea Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. H. Hathorn, 303 Louisiana S. E., and elected officers for the coming year. Mrs. Harry Wolf was named president, Mrs. Scott Smith, vice president, and Mrs. W. L. Bennett, secretary-treasurer. Plans for a benefit tea were made to raise funds for young artists scholarships for the state and national Federation of Music Clubs contests. enjoys hunting and sports. A product of Mrs. Blunt's hobby is shown in the picture. It is an afghan she has crocheted in 8 colors, using more than SCO daisies in the design. The-.girls like reading and listening to the radio, but their school work and church activities seep them too busy for much leisure time. Deanna is in the 8th grade at Monroe junior high and Connie in the 9th grade. The Blunts are members of Trinity Lutheran church. Holy family Guild Meets for Shower Holy Family guild held its regular meeting Friday at the school gym, the occasion being the annual shower for the Sisters. The Sisters received a new set of dishes, glassware and silverware, as well as fruits and vegetables. Mrs. George Platts, the new president, conducted the meeting and announced future meetings on the first Friday of every month at 2 p. m • Mrs. Roy Berrie was appointed Girl Scout chairman of the Holy Family guild. Mrs. Paul Kelsh, Girl Scout organization chairman, spoke to the group. Mrs: Kelsh is taking over the Brownies of Holy Family school. Mrs. Robert Sinnott is leader and Mrs. Joe Ward, assistant to the intermediate group Mrs. E. J. O'Connor has charge of the older intermediate Girl Scouts. Lunch was served by a committee headed by Mrs. J. F. Ryan and including Mrs. Perry Fouste, Mrs. Lyle McCauley, Mrs. Frank Enbusk, Mrs. Jack Whalen, Mrs.- L. A. Page. Mrs. C. L. Woodhouse and Mrs. Berrie. Mrs. Platts, and Mrs. Al Gerard, past president, poured. The program which preceded the meeting consisted of "The Living Rosary" by the Holy Family high school students. —o— OCT. 25 IS DATE SET FOR WEDDING Manly — Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Lichtenstein announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Margaret Finn, to Donald Lee 'Smith of Mason City, son oiNMr. and Mrs. Robert, Smith of Huron, S. Dak. The wedding date has been set for Oct. 23, at 4 o'clock at the English Lutheran church, Manly. Bits About 'Em Mrs. J. P. Lacke and children, Julie Ann and Christine, have left for their home in North,Hollywood, Cal., after 4 weeks with Mrs. Lacke's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Zack, 410 Vermont S. E. Miss Betty Lou Clapsaddle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Clapsaddle, 527 5th S. E., is one of 35 students at the'College of St. Teresa, Winona, Minn., w.ho have just completed a 3-day field trip to private and public agencies and institutions in Minnesota. The trip, made by chartered bus, is an annual project of the sociology department. Miss Norma Williams, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. R. L. Williams, 15 Oak drive, was formally initiated into Nu chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, women's professional music fraternity, at James Millikin university's school of music, where she is a student. Mrs. Anna Jarvis has left for Fort Dodge where she will be on the committee to welcome the national president of the V. F. W. auxiliary, Mrs. Evelyn Monaco, to the V. F. W. pow-wow. ATTENTION MUSIC LOVERS Enter JOHNSON'S SCHOOL OF MUSIC. Learn to play the Electric Hawaiian guitar. Lessons taught at the Cerro Gordo Hotel, Friday and Saturday weekly. Instrument loaned to pupil for 12-week trial period at no extra charge. For Free trial lesson in your home, write Johnson's School of Music, care of Cerro Gordo Hotel, Mason City, or Phone 561G-J. A new season silhouette! Our four-tiered head » hugging halo of softest felt with perky feather trim. Newest autumn colors. ! 8.95 JUST RECEIVED Fine Selection of Large Headsize Hats. 23" and 24" ZG-ZS East State TOT AND TEEN SHOP NEWS COMPLETE SERVICE VENETIAN BLINDS Laundering, Retapeing, Repainting. APPROVED FACTORY PROCESS THE BLIND MAN Ph. 5328-J 524 N. Van Buren There are so many new tflings arrivine at the TOT & TEEN SHOP this week^that it is difficult to pick the outstanding items. However, we'll endeavor to tell you about some of them. Red balbriggan pajamas are just what little boys and girls are asking for. We have them— made i>s only Apco makes them. Sizes 2 to 6 at $1.98. And boys like the new cotton flannel shirts in plaids, plain colors and with Western" designs. They're really "hot." Sizes 2 to 14 priced from $1.79 to $2.98. Corduroy, glen plaid and check trousers with boxer or suspender tops, made by Safely Legion, are excellent values at $2.98 to $6.50. Sizes from 2 to 14. Our stock of Posner shoes is complete at this time. We have them in white, brown and patent in sizes 2 to Hi, C and D widths. Properly fit shoes are important to the growing child and Dr. Posner's scientifically designed shoes are properly fitted at the TOT & TEEN SHOP. You'd be surprised how often Mason City doctors send their patie.nts to the TOT & j son City" TEEN SHOP to have improperly fitted shoes replaced by Ur. Posner shoes. $3.50 to $6.95. More dresses in Teen Age sizes came in this week. This group includes corduroys and taffeta with wool combinations. Teen agers will find many new styles to choose from. Sizes 10 to 14. More of those beautiful coat sets have ^arrived. These are in the 1 to 4 and 3 to 6X size ranges priced from $10.95 to $22.95. Now we want to remind you that National Business Women's Week is October 9 to 15. It is well worth your time to take a look at their posters appearing in the windows reading: "Boost Your Town —It Boosts You." Then be sure to attend "The Hour of Charm" sponsored jointly by the Mason City Business Women's Club and the Lions Club at Roosevelt Fieldhouse, Tuesday evening, Oct. 11. 8:30 P. M. You'll always remember this outstanding performance. The place to go for the brands you know: The Tot & Teen Shop at 20 Second Street N. E. in Ma-

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