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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, September 26, 1949
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"Bits About 'Em Word has been received here of the birth of a 5 pound 10 ounce girl to Mi-, and Mrs. W. C. "Bill" Whorley of Adkadelphia, Ark., former residents of Mason City. Mrs. Whorley was Alice Lucille Schlick before her marriage. The baby has been named Patty Sue. BACK FROM WEDDING TRIP IN CANADA—Mr. and Mrs. Don- aTd DeWall have returned from a wedding trip to northern Minnesota and Canada and are now making their home in Mason City. Before -her marriage on Sept. 8 in Trinity Lutheran "church in Mason City, Mrs. DeWall was Miss Bonnie Lou Tweed, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tweed of Lake*——— • Mills. Mr. DeWall is from Kanawha. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Alvin N. Rogness at a candlelight service at 8 p. m. The bride entered the church on the arm of the bridegroom. Sha was dressed in a street length Miss Nettje Thada, Colonial apartments, left Friday for a few days' visit in Minneapolis. Joan McKinney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy McKinney, 171 Has Most D'fficu t Role in Grand Opera On Nov. 3, when the New York*-Civic Opera rings up the first act curtain on George Bizet's masterpiece "Carmen," the most famous of all operas, at the Roosevelt fieldhouse. The audien'cc will witness another superb operatic achievement of the mezzo-soprano Vera Crenny, who will sing the most difficult role in grand opera. membership in the Scottish Highlanders, all-girl bagpipe band at the University of Iowa, according to announcement by Pipe Major Bill Adamson. dress of silver blue satin, and •wore a seed-pearl tiara and a corsage of pink and white roses. The single strand pearls she, wore were a gift of the bridegroom. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Gayle Tweed of Lake Mills. She wore a street length dress of silver brown satin, a single strand of pearls and a corsage of yellow roses. The bridegroom was attended by Barrel Steuerwold of Clear Lake. Two songs were played before the wedding march, "Because" and "I Love You Truly." Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors for .immediate relatives. The bride's colors were carried out in the decorations. The bride was graduated from the Lake Mills high school with the class of '47. Since then she has been employed by the Peoples' Gas and Electric company in Mason City. The bridegroom completed his high school course with the class of "44 and has been the manager of a roller skating rink in Mason City. ANDERSON-IVERSON Kiester, Minn. — Mrs. Olga Anderson of Vingi, Iowa, and William Iverson of Conger were married Thursday at the Lutheran parsonage at Hayward, Minn. They were attended by their children, Clar- Couple Goes South on Wedding Trip Lake Mills—Elaine Ness, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Ness, and Donald Bergan, son of Roy Bergan, were married Sept. 17 at a double ring ceremony at Winnebago Lutheran church at 7 p. m. The vows were spoken before the Rev. H. F. Huseth with only the immediate families present. Ruth Ness, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid and % Richard Nystuen of Glidden, co'usin of the bridegroom, served as bestman. Following the ceremony a reception was held at Dee's Grill in Albert Lea. The couple left for a week's trip south into Louisiana just after the reception. The bride is a graduate of Lake Mills high school and has been employed as secretary at the Kihgland Motor company. The Crescent Drive, was among the ^ • < , - • , -., ,- , 55 women students chosen for ?°. mtei 'Pret this role, it not only takes a commanding and insinuating voice, but also a top-drawer dramatic ability. In addition to this, the artist must also look the part. The average artist \yho aspires some day to sing this role, starts with less exacting leads in other operas. A tremendous amount of training is required by the artist before she can capably perform the role of Carmen, as is the case with Vera Crenny, the famous mezzo-soprano, who, in a short span of years, has acquired a distinguished background in the concert, opera, and radio fields. Born in New York of Irish- Spanish descent, Miss Crenny began her studies under the tutelage of Cesare Sodero of the Metropolitan Opera House. After making her singing debut at the age of 15, over radio station WNYC in New York City, this 'young mezzo went on to win wide acclaim for the warmth and range of her voice She has the incomparable experience of singing under the baton of such notable conductors as Tos- canini, Damroch, Reiner, Ormandy and 'Barbirolli. Couple Says Vows at Church in Vale Stilson—Robert Scott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Scott of this community, was married Sept. 14 to Miss Esther Meehan of San Antonio, Texas. The marriage took place in the Little Brown church at Nashua with the Rev. F. L. Hanscom officiating. The bridegroom attended the Corwith schools and was recently discharged from the army air forces. The bride received her education in the state of Washington and has been employed as a stenographer. Attending the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Dale- Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Scott and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Price of Kanawha. —o- ence Nelson and Norbe'rt Schacko. Mr. and They are making their home at Vingi, Iowa, where Mrs. Iverson has been operating a store which Mr. Iverson a harware they will continue, has been operating store at Conger. EAST SIDE GUILD BEGINS WOMEN SERIES The East Side junior service guild of the First Methodist church met Thursday night at the home of Mrs. Clarence Koppen, 1413 Hampshire place N. E., with Mrs. Delmar Osborne and Mrs. Richa.rd McGrath . as co-hostesses. Mrs. Don Smith presided and Mrs. George Shiels led devotions. The lesson, which was the first of a series of 3 on women of the scripture, was given by Mrs. Russell Clarke. Her topic was "Mothers." The next meeting will be with Mrs. Don Smith, 1323 Pennsylvania S. E. bridegroom also is a graduate of Lake Mills high school and attended Waldorf and Augustana colleges. He is farming with his father on the home place east of Lake Mills. ' MEYER-PETERSON Kiester, Minn.—Miss Lorraine Meyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Meyer, and Russell Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Petersno of Kiester, were married at _St. JT.phn's Lutheran church at Walters on Friday afternoon. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Her attendants were her sister, Mrs. Howard Penny as matron of honor, Miss Lavounne Peterson, sister of the bridegroom and Mrs. Ralph Courrier of Walters. Flower girl was LaRae Nan Penny, niece of the bride. Ring- bearer was Danny Peterson of Rake, Iowa, nephew of the bridegroom. The bridegroom's attendants were Howard Penny, Ralph Courrier and Verle Peterson. Ushers were Orlando Meyer and Gerald Simonson. A 6 o'clock dinner was served to 125 guests. The couple will make their home in Albert Lea, where Peterson is employed by the Anderson and Blanchard Transfer company. Both Mr. and Mrs. Peterson are graduates of the Kiester high school and Mrs. Peterson was graduated from the Mankato Beauty school and is employed at the beauty salon at Skinner- Chamberlain at Albert Lea. Garden Club Will Hear "Mum" Talk The Garden club will hold a 6:30 potluck dinner at the Mutual Insurance building Thursday. Leonard Rodewald of Clear Lake will talk on "Raising Chrysanthemums," and there will be a plant exchange preceding h i s talk. BRIDE HONORED AT SHOWER Mrs. Otto Lehmann, Jr., was honored at a miscellaneous shower at the home of Mrs. Anna Jarvis, 315 Hampshire place N. E., with Mrs. Cleo Anderson as co- hostess. Mrs. Lehmann is the former Patsy Hathaway, whose marriage took place at Nevada, Iowa, on Sept. 3. Color scheme carried out in table appointment was in rose, blue, yellow and white. The centerpiece was a rose umbrella. Games were played and recipes and advice given, the bride. Prizes were given in the following order: Mrs. Lehmann, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Chris Raddle, Mrs. L. Pederson with a grand prize going to Mrs. R. Graff. The bride was presented a bushel basket of canned vegetables and fruit without labels, a basket of "white elephant" gifts, and other gifts, ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED Ridgeway—Mr. and Mrs. Leonard C. Johnson, Ridgeway, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Eleanor Lucile, and Thorvald A. Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thor Thompson of Wadena. The wedding will take place Saturday, Oct. 8, at the First Lutheran church, south of Ossian. The Rev. V. A. Fiskerbeck will be the officiating clergyman. —o— Occipitofrontahs is the technical name for the scalp muscle. eteran organizations. She has made numerous concert ippearances in New York and its vicinity and appeared at Radio City Music Hall as soloist for 32 weeks. Miss Crenny has won enthusiastic approval for her interpretations of "Amneris" in Aida, "Lola" in 'Javalleria Rusticana, "Madd-a- cna" in Rigoletto, for which Deems Taylor justly said "... revealed a most engaging personality as well as mature and exquisite artistry. Her deep, full voice, so beautiful over the air, was even more pleasing on the stage." Milton Cross, the distin- [uished operatic critic, says of Miss Crenny, her renditions During the war she acquired a considerable following through her work with the USO and other were exquisite, and her appearance was .a musical treat long to be remembered. The Mason City Exchange club is bringing .the opera to Mason All Exchange club members will handle ticket sales and in addition have established booths at Vance Music company, the Green Mill, Les Reed Music company and Younkers. In an effort to make this performance available to all who wish to come, prices have been held to $2.50 (plus 50 cents federal tax) for all main floor chair seats. The main floor bleacher seats will cost $2 (plus 40 cents federal tax)" and all balcony'seats will go for $1-50 (plus 30 cents federal tax.) Mail orders for tickets may be addressed to Opera Carmen, Mason City, Iowa, enclosing the correct amount for the number of tickets ordered in check- or money order. Social Calendar MONDAY Monday club— 1, luncheon, Gasswint cottage. H. E. O.— 1:15, Mrs. Earl Allen, Kensett. Y. W. C. A. board— 7:30, Y. W. C. A.. American Hellenic Orthodox Youth Association— 7:30, church. Alpha Chi of Beta Sigma Chi— 7:30, Hotel Cerro Gordo. Veleda Sludy club— 7:45,Mrs. Carroll O. Adams. Amvet auxiliary— 7:45, card party, Y. W. C. A. D. A. V. auxiliary— 8, club rooms, 1014 Delaware S. E. Hawkeye Movie Makers and Slides 8, Y. M. C. A. TUESDAY Wa-Tan-Ye— 12, Hotel Cerro Gordo. Bethlehem Ruth Circle— 1:30, Mrs. Grover Seeberger, Jr., 1017 Quincy N. E. \y_ R_ Q_ 2, Labor hall. N. A. P. E. auxiliary— 7:30, Y. M. C. A. Catholic Daughters—• 8, K. C. hall. Moose lodge— 8, Moose hall. Women's Labor auxiliary—• 8, Labor hall. Rainbow Girls— 8, installation, Masonic temple. St. Barbara's circle— ' 8, Mrs. Glen Ralph, 105 President court. Immanuel Fellowship— 8, church. Subordinate lodge, No. 224— 8, I. O. O. F. hall. WEDNESDAY P. E. O. council— 10 a. m., Mrs. W. P. Butler, 24 10th N. W. North Iowa Writers club— 1:30, Y. M. C. A. Gold Star Tea— 2, Legion club rooms. Legiofi auxiliary— 7:30, I. O. O. F. hall. Wednesday Bridge club— Mrs. C. I. Snyder, Clear Lake. THURSDAY Energetic class— Congregational church. Thursday Bridge club— 1, Mrs. Walter Walker, 18 10th N. W. Newcomer's club— 1:15, dessert luncheon, Y C. A. Happy Hustler club— 2, Mrs. Ed Linderkamp. Garden club— 6:30, potluck dinner, Mutual Insurance building. V. G. A. club- Mrs. Kate Johnson. G. A. P. A. auxiliary.— 7:30, Greek Orthodox church. Bethlehem Mary circle— 8, church social room. Mmes. Albert Schaper and Chester Woodhouse, hostesses. Trades ^ind Labor assembly— 8, Labor temple. Anchor Encampment auxiliary— 8, Labor temple. . FRIDAY Methodist circle 4— 1:15, dessert luncheon, Mrs. Myron Stephenson, 314 Carolina S. E. Pleasant Ridge club— Mr. and Mrs. Dave Diercks. —o— If you want to use honey as a sweetening for breakfast cereal warm, it slightly (over hot water) so that it will pour easily. Misou City Globe-Gaxette. Mftion City, X*. Sept. 24, 1949 11 W. TO LIVE IN CINCINNATI—Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kolda have returned from their wedding trip to Chicago and are now at home in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Mr. Kolda is attending the Cincinati Conservatory of Music. The couple.was married at the Basilic pi St. Mary's in Minneapolis on Aug. 27 in a double ring ceremony with the Rev. David Rooney performing the nuptial mass. *- ~~~ Before her marriage Mrs. Kolda was Betty Lou Backlin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sig Backlin of Holmes City, Minn. Kolda is the son of Mr. and Mrs 4 Edward Kolda, 628 Jackson N. W. Miss Bobbie Blake of Minneapolis was bridesmaid and Jack Marshall of Hastings, Minn., was bestman. James Backlin, brother of the bride, and George Jacobus were ushers. Nuptial music was provided by the St. Basilic's boys' choir. They $ang "On This Day O Beautiful Mother," "Panis Angelicus," and "Ave Maria." The bride wore a pink satin dress with matching accessories, a finger tip veil and her jewelry was a gold choker necklace and bracelet, gifts of the bridegroom. She carried a bouquet vardia and pink roses. of bou- VERA CRENNY IN ROLE OF CARMEN NEW ADDRESS MASON CITY Thread & Wool COMPLETE SERVICE VENETIAN BLINDS Laundering, Retapeing, Repainting. APPROVED FACTORY PROCESS THE BLIND MAN Ph. 5328-J 524 N. Van Bur en HONORED AT SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY Mrs. Harriet Molter was honored at a surprise birthday party at her home at 203 2nd S. E., Friday night. Games occupied the evening. Fourteen guests were present and gifts were presented to the honoree. Lunch, including a birthday cake, was served by Mrs. Paul Klug, Mrs. Agnes McKee and Mrs. Robert Squier. TOT AND TEEN SHOP NEWS Many new things have arrived this week so we'll tell you about some of them. Windbreakers, a HI LINE product, of weather sealed Zelan treated poplin, knit neckline, cuffs and waistband. In green and red, sizes 2 to 7, $1.98. YIP-E-E-A Ranch Jodphurs at mercerized, Sanforized cotton gabardine are what the little boys go wild about. In brown, green and .red, sizes 2 to 4, $2.98. We've had many calls for leather helmets so here they are—and they're dandies at a low price. Red and brown soft pliable cape leather lined with Raycot, sizes small, medium and large, $1.98. Mittens with cape leather palms and red and black plaid backs of wool feature the new Holdtite knit wristlets made with Lastex. Sizes 2 to 6, pair 98c. Other mittens are of brown cape leather palms and taupe alpaca backs. These are also in sizes 2 to 6 and are 79c a pair. We received another shipment of the popular Four-Way dresses. These are now at a lower price because of the larger production They're of green, red and purple fcroadcloth combined with check The jacket top and skirts are reversible. Sizes 7 to 12, $3.98. A large shipment of the newest styles of Cinderella dresses just eceived. There are plaids, stripes and prints in sizes 3 to 6X and 7 :o 14 priced from $1.98 to $4.98. Bonnie Blair dresses, styled by Cinderella, are for the 10 to 14 :een age girls. In plain blue, brown and green broadcloth with polka dot trim are $6,50. Also a plaid number trimmed in plain colors, new pockets and lapel neckline. You'll be thrilled with Bonnie Blair dresses once you have one. They're distinctively styled of dependable fast color fabrics, sturdy seams, expert workmanship, full, accurate sizes and Sanforized. Little girls will be thrilled with the white fur muffs we are now showing at $3.50. Also bedroom shippers of red or blue corduroy with white rabbit fur trim. Sizes 3 to 8 at $2.98. Another style felt slipper in pink or blue, sizes 3 to 8, at $1.89. Be thrilled by shopping at the Tot & Teen Shop at 20 Second Street N. E. in Mason City. It's the place to go for the brands you know. The bridesmaid wore rose satin, matching accessories and carried a bouquet of pink roses and carnations. The bride's mother wore a Copenhagen blue dress with black accessories and a corsage of pink roses and carnations. The bridegroom's mother wore black sheer with black accessories and had a corsage of white carnations and bouvardia. A reception was held at the Y.W.C.A. for 75 guests. Miss Sigie Nelson poured and Mrs. Conrad Gjestvorg had charge of the guest book and gifts. Out of town guests included Mrs. J. Hjelm, Miss Jennie Backlin, Sigie Nelson, Holmes City, Minn.; Mrs. Max Smedstad, Carol Ann, Hoffman, Minn.; Mrs. Rose Kolda, Manly; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Marshall, Hastings, Minn.; Jack Lassino, Ironwood, Mich.; Bob Kaplan, Owatonna, Minn.; James Bartl, New Ulm, Minn. The bride is a graduate of Holmes City high school and at- tendfed business college in Minner apolis. She was secretary at the McPhail school of music, Minneapolis, the past 4 years. The bridegroom is a graduate of the Mason City high school and attended the McPhail school of music 2 years. MARRIAGE LICENSES ARE ISSUED Cresco—Marriage licenses were issued to 2 couples here: Herbert C. Chyle, 21, and Lois Steinmetz, 21, Cresco; George A. Baker and Anna A. Johnson, legal, Decorah. Womanhood Holds 1st Fall Meeting The Womanhood of St. John's Episcopal church held its first fall meeting at the home of Mrs. R. J. Edwards, 222 12th N. W., Friday afternoon with Mrs. Frank Balkam assistant hostess. Plans for the coming year were outlined and tea was served at the close of the business 'session. It was announced that the Guilds would begin meeting on Oct. 7. A letter from Mrs. Charles E. Strickland, president of the 6th district, inviting the Womanhood to a meeting at Cedar Falls on Oct. 26 was .read. The next Womanhood meeting will be,held Oct. 28 m the McNider Memorial Guild hall at 1 p. m., at which time an important change of plans for the Womanhood will be voted on. The changes were proposed at the Friday meeting. A fall rummage sale for Oct. 21-22 was announced. Next to the diamond the sapphire is the hardest stone. Electrolux SALES AND SERVICE O. A. BUECHLE Phone 5870-J or write 910 6th Street S. E. PAINT BOX PLAID mokes o slim and pretty picture of plumpsters! HONOR MRS. EWY AT BIRTHDAY PARTY A surprise birthday party was given Mrs. John J. Ewy at the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ask Ray Seney 19 EAST STATE STREET Elwood Ewy, 211 21st S. E., Thursday evening. A bouquet of roses and gifts were presented to the honoree. Five hundred was played with prizes going to Mrs. Richard Cook, Mrs. Laverne Finlayson, Mrs. Ernie Roth and Mrs. Ernie Maxson. Out of town guests included Mrs. Carl Groh and children of Rockwell and Mrs. Finlayson from Luverne. Mrs. Cook and Mrs. Maxson were assistant hostesses. —o— AMVET AUXILIARY HOLDS CARD PARTY The Amvet auxiliary will hold a public card party at the Y. W. C. A. Monday at 7:45 p. m. Globe-Gazette Photo JUNIOR STAYS LOW—Tom Rich likes flying for his means of transportation but so far his little son, 27-months' old Johnny, sticks to the ground on his tricycle. Mrs. Rich will take reading for her spare time. The family is shown here in their living room in their *apartment at 683 East State. The Riches came to Mason City on Aug. 24 from Cai'bon- dale, 111., where Mr. Rich was just graduated from Southern Illinois university. He had a double major, zoology and agriculture, and received a B. S. degree. Prior to these studies he served in the army 4 years in the canal zone in Puerto Rico. His work here is fieldman for the Farm Bureau. Holding a private license, Rich says he is interested in joining a flying club. Besides that as a hobby, he also enjoys fishing. Both Mr. and Mrs. Rich come from southern Illinois. He is a Mason, and she is an Eastern Star member. They have been im- There arc 500 flowering plants, pressed with the friendliness of including the grasses, in Mount Mason City in the short time they Rainier National Park, Wash. have been here. A comfortable hat and matching mittens are crocheted with your favorite color wool and gold thread. Easy to make. Pattern No. 970 contains complete instructions. Needlework book 15 cents. To order: Send 15 cents in coin to Needlework Bureau, Globe-Gazette, 220 Fifth Ave., New York 1, N. Y. Enclose 15 cents extra for Needlework book which includes 7 free patterns and illustrated instructions for Ballernia Bedroom; in addition, a large selection cf designs to crochet, knit and embroider. Quills, dolls, etc. for AMANA Home Freezers :*.* it's 20 East State Phone 17 We Have on Hand 3 GOOD USED SINGER Sewing Machines 2 ELECTRIC PORTABLES 1 ELECTRIC CONSOLE PRICED FOR QUICK SALE Just in time to start your fall sewing. Better hurry, they won't last long. See Them at SINGER SEWING CENTER 123 No. Federal Chubbette styles Galey & Lord's handsome gingham for artful flattery and great charm. Perfect for the girl who can't wait to be a Teen —but isn't yet! B-Tween sizes 10J to 14$. $7.95 26-28 East State

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