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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, October 7, 1949
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„ 14 Oct. 6, 1949 Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, la. Woman's Club Memberships t 'Being Taken With* membership enrollment running well ahead of last year at this time, the Woman's club is nearing the close of its -annual drive for memberships. Mrs. John Vance, chairman, has asked that final reports by committees be turned in by Saturday. Memberships will also be sold at the door preceding the first meeting of the year Tuesday, when John W. Vandercook, news analyst, explorer and author, will speak. The meeting will open at 2:15 in the First Methodist church. Mr. Vandercook who will speak 'on "Is the Marshall Plan Working?" did not suddenly emerge as a distinguished commentator; instead, he went through difficult but necessary phases of apprenticeship which, perhaps, should be a required course for those who would diagnose the ills of the world. Vandercook has lived in or traveled through some 78 different countries of the world. His expeditions to little-known and primitive parts of the tropics have resulted in several well-known books. For a man who had lived among head-hunting, stone-age cannibals, being in Germany a't the beginning of World war II may or may not have been exciting. But Vandercook's observations there, and for s e v e r a ] weeks thereafter in France, s.tood him in good stead when he joinec the staff of the National Broadcasting Company in September 1940 as a news commentator, E \ post which he continued to occupy for the next 6 years during which time he gave more than 2,000 network .broadcasts. Vandercook participated in the war as a commentator - correspondent in the 1944 Allied offensive into Italy. He took part in the Normandy invasion and was in London during the first phases o: the V-l robot-bomb attacks. During another the European war, zone in 1945, he penetratec deep into Germany to visit the infamous Buchelvrald concentration camp a few days after its liberation. In the summer of 1947 he revisited Europe to study postwar DUE TO COLDS For soothing relief, rub on... P. T. A. Conducts Schoo of Instruction Gives Lock Photo VOWS SPOKEN AT CHURCH—Miss Betty Jane Beisel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reinliard Beisel, 712 Jackson N. W., and Orrin A. Bratrud, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Bratrud, Keusett, were married Oct. 2 in the Trinity Lutheran -church by the Rev. A. N. Rogness who *read the double ring ceremony. Baskets of fall flowers, candelabra and palms formed the setting or the candlelight service. Nuptial music was played by VTrs. Rogness and Miss Carmen Vliller of Fenton sang "I Love You Truly," and "The Lord's rayer," accompanied by h e r mother, Mrs. Will Miller. Everett Beisel, brother of the Dride, and Joel Jansen, brother- n-law of the bridegroom, lighted he candles and served as ushers. conditions. A year later found him once more on the Continent, investigating at first hand the operation of the European Recovery program. He returned again in 1949 to England, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Germany. Lorraine Start Becomes Bride LeRoy, Minn. — Miss Lorraine Start, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Start, north of LeRoy, and Donald Mclnnes, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Mclnnes of Austin, were married Oct. 2 in LeRoy Lutheran church by the Rev. R. M. Christensen of LeRoy and the Rev. N. O. Nelson of Ostrander. Mrs. Harriet Hall was organist and the soloist was Miss Donna Brownlee. Maid of honor was LaDonna Olson and bridesmaids, Mrs. C. Start, her sister-in-law and Mrs. Glen Switzer of Cedar Falls, his sister. Flower girl was Karen Halls of Zumbrota; ring-bearer, Charles Crosby of Austin; bestman was Charles O. Haver of Minneapolis and her brother, Carmen Start, his brother-in-law, Glen Switzer of Cedar Falls; Grant Hawkins of LeRoy, James Hiner of Minneapolis were ushers. A reception was held in the churrjh parlors sponsored by Circle 1 of the church. She was graduated from LeRoy High and he is salesman for Coast to Coast Company. They will live in Austin. CLEARANCE of early season MILLINERY in two great value groups Felts in a variety of shapes and shades Fur felts sensationally priced for quick clearance Many other hats sharply reduced including some early season arrivals from our French Room. Come early for best selection as these are mostly one of a kind. MILLtNERY- First Floor The bride had her cousin, Miss luth Pinneke, as bridesmaid and larold Beisel, brother of the Dride, was bestman. Given in marriage by her fa- her, the bride wore a grey rayon gabardine suit with brown accessories and a rhinestone necklace nd earrings, gift from the bridegroom. Her corsage was of Talis- nan roses and feathered yellow mums. Miss Pinneke was attired n a grey suit with green accessories and had a corsage of yel- ow roses and feathered bronze mums. The bride's mother had a black sheer crepe with black accessories and the bridegroom's mother, a Dlack sheer crepe with pastel polka dots. Both had corsages of Dink carnations. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Mutual Insurance building for 175 guests. The bride's table was decorated with a lace table cloth and cen- tred with a 5-tier wedding cake :opped by a miniature bride and bridegroom, with candles at either side. Mrs. Everett Beisel, sister-in-law of the bride, and Mrs. Joel Jansen, sister of the bridegroom, poured. Mrs. Morris Hansen cut and served the wedding cake. Mrs. Paul Stevenson, had charge of the guest book and Mmes. Fitch Bailey, Russell Morris, Alwilda Kramer and Douglas Bailey served. Mrs. Alfred Isaacson, Mrs. Walter Matzen and Mrs. Alton Havig had charge of the reception room. Out of town guests were from Fenton, West Bend, Kensett, Garner, Northwood, Ventura, Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Plainfield. Marshalltown, Charles City, Hanlontown, Joice, Clarion and Clear Lake, and from Minnesota and Wisconsin. After a short wedding trip, they will be at home on a farm 'with the bridegroom's parents at Kensett. —o— Heinz-Harrington Wedding Is Held Acklcy—A wedding took place at St. John's Evangelical Reformed church, the Rev. Frank Kroll using the double ring ceremony, when Miss Mary Jane Harrington daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harrington, Salem, Ore., and Harold F. Heinz, son of Mr. and. Mrs. Fred Heinz, Ackley, were married. Matron of honor was Mrs. Elmer Stegen, Hollandale, Minn., cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were Miss Lois Heinz, sister of the bridegroom and Miss Norma Harrington, sister of the bride, Salem, Ore. Merle Richtsmeier was best- man and Robert Harrington and Duane Diemer were attendants. Nancy Harrington, cousin of the bride, was a flower girl. Janice Harrington and Pamela Zamzaw the "candle lighters. LeRoy Meyer and Laverne Dwit, Ackley, were ushers. Mrs. Marion Chenette was organist and the soloist was Mrs. Merle Richtsmeier. A reception was held in church basement for 200 guests Upon their return from a trip south, the couple will reside on a farm west of town. PAULUS-DOWD Charles City — Miss Jo Ann Dowd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Dowd, Charles City, was married to John Paulus, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Paulus, of Ionia, Sept. 27, in the Immaculate Conception Catholic church here, with the Rey. Francis Heimerman performing the double ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, and Miss Patricia Paulus. sister of the bridegroom, was bridesmaid and John Muetz, Ionia, bestman. A wedding breakfast was served at the St. Charles hotel here for the wedding party and immediate relatives. The couple was honored at a wedding dance and shower at the Ellis auditorium in the evening. After a wedding trip to northern Minnesota they will be at home in a new house on his father's farm, where he will be engaged in farming. Afton Smith \ Address Daring Meeting "In helping your child to feel a sense of usefulness in the home, you are helping him to build a happy childhood and later, a happy old age," Miss Afton Smith, assistant professor of parent education service for the State University of Iowa, said at a school of instruction sponsored by the Mason City Parent-Teacher council Wednesday at the Y. M. C. A. Mrs. Allen Patton, council president, introduced the speaker. The presidents of the P. T. A. units introduced their representatives. Miss Smith urged members to be aware that times have changed and advised that parents and children do things together and talk things over. She pointed out that it is hard for the home to compete against finished professional outside interests. Miss Smith said that home and school should be tied together as a help for the children. Sixty-five attended the meeting, and following Miss Smith's talk, round table discussion groups were held. Mrs. J. A. Swanson was the leader for the magazine and publications group, Miss Eleanor McLaughlin, publicity and record book; Mrs. Lyell Moore, program; Miss Smith, parent education; Mrs. W. H. Duesenberg of Clear Lake, parliamentary procedure and by-laws; Mrs. Wayne McGowan, leadership; Miss Nan Clack, summer round-up; Mrs. Allen Patton, membership and hospitality. Mrs. Patton announced that the Thrift shop is in need of clean, wearable clothing, especially for children. It was reported that Mason City was represented by 67 members from 10 units at the Clear Lake workshop on Sept. 28. Globc-GazcUe Photo GIRL SCOUTS MAKE FEATHERS FLY—Fingers flew, too, at the meeting of Girl Scout troop 27 at the First Methodist church basement when an evening was devoted to sorting the red feather Community Chest stickers in preparation for the coming campaign. The girls sorted 1,000 stickers into groups of 10. Pictured are some of the girls who worked: Seated, left to right, Terry Cubbison and Susan Wormhoudt, and standing, left to right, Jo Loomer, Rhoda Burley and Betty Westwick. The troop is sponsored by the Wesleyan Service guild and the leaders are Mrs. E. L. Bluhm and Mrs. C. W. Murray. , vVesleyan Guild Meeting Is Held The Wesleyan Guild of the First Methodist church held its regular meeting Wednesday evening with a 6:30 dinner in the basement of the church. Halloween decorations and fall flowers were on the tables. Mrs. John Horn, president of the Guild, conducted the business meeting. The Mason City Wesleyan Guila will act as hostess to a district meeting which will be held at 2:30 p. m. Oct. 16 at the Y. W. C. A uests will be the Waterloo and Algona districts. Miss Marie Kober had charge of devotions. She gave as her topic "Wisdom Is Priceless." Mrs. Lester Milligan gave a review on "Faith Is the Answer." Next regular meeting will be Nov. 2. —o—. If you use whole eggs in making baked custards it is best to strain the mixture into the custard cups before baking. Fail Wedding v Is Planned for Couple Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Moore, 671 East State, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alice Anne, to William Winkler Blackmore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy V. Blackmore, 1034 3rd S. W. Miss Moore was graduated from Dana hall school in Wellesley,"| Mass., and Iowa State college at Ames. Mr. Blackmore is a graduate of Iowa State college and is engaged in business with the Blackmore Landscaping service. The wedding will take place in the late fall. . Don't be afraid to investigate a piece 'of meat, to find out where the bones are, before trying to carve it. A little advance exploration nf this kind will help you slice the meat to prefection. Social Calendar THURSDAY First Christian Fellowship— 6:20, church. B. P. W. club— 7, Hotel Hanford, board, 8, gen- ' eral. Rainbow Mothers club— 7:30, Mrs. R. B. Gray, 1113 4th S. W. Baptist Y. W. A.— 7:30, Mrs. Gilbert Davisson, 17 14th N. E. Bethlehem Walther league— 7:45, church social room. St. Cecilia circle— 8, Mrs. J. A. Lampe, 507 9th S. E. FRIDAY St. John's Womanhood— 10. St. Anne's guild, Mrs. R. J. Edwards, 222 12th N. W.; 1, Mrs. Leslie G. Hawkins, 108 River Heights drive. Baptist circle 3— 1:15, church, Mrs. June Kern, Mrs. William Miltonberger! Mary and Martha class— 1:30. Mrs. Ora Beem, 132 llth N. E. Grace Evangelical church ladies aid group 2— 2, Mrs. Forest Blakesley, 121 N. Conn. Matinee Musicale— 2, Mrs. W. H. Hathorn, 303 Louisiana S. E. Madison P. T. A. board— 2, Mrs. Wallace Roth, 36 25th S. W. When you are preparing liver and bacon, fry the bacon first and drain it on brown paper or a paper towels or napkin. Then when the liver has been put in the pan and the slices have been turned once, put the bacon on top of the slices so it will keep hot as the liver finishes cooking. County Legion Auxiliary Gets Instruction Cerro Gordo school of instruction was held for Legion Auxiliary presidents and secretaries at the home of the county president, Mrs. Willis Bemiss, 726 4th N. E., Wednesday afternoon. Members attending were: Mrs. L. Helm, Mrs. George Reynolds and Mrs. B. Trettin of Plymouth, Mrs. Frank Kirk and Mrs. Alben Gossweiler of Rockwell, Mrs. S. A. Lemke and Mrs. Leland Schoeman of Meservey, Mrs. Ernest Buss of Clear Lake, Mrs. Les Hopkey of Thornton and Mrs. Fred Heddens, Mrs. George Platts and Mrs. H. H. Boyce of Mason City. Information gleaned • from a district school of instruction was given and discussed by the county president for these officers. After refreshments were served by the president, Mrs. Bemiss, the group was taken to the Legion clubrooms, to meet the. women of the local Auxiliary, who were having the regular sewing meeting. Then they were taken to view the newly decorated and arranged club and dining rooms. Miss Flanagan Becomes Bride West Union — Miss Jeanette Flanagan, Wadena, became the bride of Richard J. Egan, Fairbank, Oct. 1, in St. Joseph's Catholic church in Wadena. The Rev. D. T. Noonan officiated at the nuptial service with music being provided by Miss Marcella Fennell and DeMarion Fennell, West Union. Mrs. Charles C. Sniffin, sister of the bride, and Leo Egan, brother of the bridegroom, were the attendants. Following the ceremony, break- fast was served to the bridal party and immediate relatives at Oelwein. The bride was graduated from Wadena high school and attended Upper Iowa university, Fayette, and business college at Oelwein. She has taught school for several years in Fayette county. Her husband farms north of Fairbank, where they will make their home following a trip to Wisconsin and other points of interest. ALDINGER-PRICE Geneva—A wedding took place at the Evangelical and Reformed parsonpce at Geneva Oct. 1 when Bessie Price became the bride of Frank Aldinger. The Rev. W. J. Becker read the ceremony. After a short wedding trip they will be at home on the farm, Oct. 8. Imported Holland BULBS Tulips — Daffodils 75 Varieties in Stock Hyacinths — Narcissus Bulbs — lOc and up Plant Now for Spring Blooming Hardy Mum Plants for Outdoor Planting 50c each Across the Park 10 First St. N. W. Available in Ladies' or Men's *A K ref»te Weight Trice Incluriei Federal Tax and Insurance Insured Classified Perfect IAMOND'S 102 North Federal MASON CITY „ Coming or going.. .you'll be at your extra-special best. Left: Most important fashion news of the season..accent on patterned jersey. The jersy is quickly and easily removable leaving the practical basic dress of sheer wool. $22.95. Right: Your wear-any-time, go-anywhere basic faille suit with waist-minimizing peplum and a sunburst of back pleats in the skirt, .graceful, fluid with your exery step. $17.95. Exclusively Ours, of course 2(i-28 East Stale

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