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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 5, 1933
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DECEMBER 5 1933 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 5-A HUNDREDS OF GIFTS TO MAKE HOMES MORE CHARMING DESIGNERS SHOW RARE FLAIR FOR BEAUTY IN 1933 Home Furnishings Combine Usefulness With Real Attractiveness. Something to make the home more charming, more livable, something to serve through months or years of service as a happy reminder of the giver's thoughtfulness. If you are seeking- such a gift you'll find suggestions In plenty--in the department stores, in furniture and gift shops--in specialty stores throughout the city. This year designers of home fur- nishirigs seem to have teen blessed with an especial flair for the creation of beautiful and useful articles. Furniture, particularly the lovely occasional pieces, is a gift choice worth considering. Scarcely a household but would appreciate a smart nest of tables in maple. The simple fine lines according with almost any scheme of interior decoration. Just now there is an especial interest in the simple, nigged furniture of Old Mexico. Chairs with cane seats and ladder backs, corner cupboards to lend a colorful note because of the gay painted decorations that cover the open shelves. Ideal for Dad. Then there is the deep, leather upholstered chair--modem in feeling, yet conservative enough to be used in an interior that includes pieces of a more conventional type. That's an ideal gift for Dad. One that he'll look forward to utilizing, stretched at ease in the evening with his pipe and paper. Mother will like a chair equally comfortable but more feminine upholstered in tan rep with a decoration of nail-heads. A tour of the lamp section of any store is an inspiration, these days. For lamps have become major articles in the decorative scheme. For a home furnished in Early American style there are lamps whose bases are ships' lanterns of highly polished brass with ruby, white or green glass. A bulb illuminated the base and the shade is NEVER EXPENSIVE Always Ready to Serve Wreaths -- Plants Cut Flowers Colored Christmas Trees Novelty Plants THE FLOWER SHOP PHONE 1360 16. First St. S. E. In the form of a map. Many of these maps are marvels of beauty and accuracy. Some of them are fashioned from antique maps, others from modern, up-to-date ones. A ship's lantern without the top bulb and shade makes an effective light for use In the hallway of a small Early American type home. Another unusual tendency in lamps seems to be the use of very roughly woven materials for shades --things like a very loosely woven monk's cloth or rough lace-like weaves are used. The bases in rugged white pottery. These lamps would be equally at home in a modern or Victorian room. Lamps of a more pretentious sort--and consequently more costly--have beautiful Spode bases and lovely shades of pleated silk. Glassivare for Gifts. If your frienda make a point of serving liquid refreshments they'll fall with enthusiastic crys of welcome on a gift of 12 tall glasses banded at the top in orange .enamel and with each glass numbered in a large orange numeral from one to 12. It's a boon when serving a large party to know whose glass is whose! There are tiny bars made in the form of 3. long tray with a space at each end for a bottle and in the long panel between holders that contain a dozen smart looking crystal glasses. The scope of beer glasses seems endless--great steins in copper, aluminum or glass, clear crystal goblets and tall straight thin glasses. Everyone welcomes a variety of glassware, it's a gift that is utilita- Santa's Surprise rian and beautiful. Quaint pottery figures fashion Look w h a t Santa brought Wynne Gibson, popular Paramount player! Now she'll be right in style, for everybody's biking these days. book ends and ash trays. They have color and charm as well as utility and best of all, they are moderately priced. Lovely salad bowls in pale green potterv are fashioned in a leaf design s"o that they make a perfect background for the fresh green of salads. With these bowls go long wooden spoons for tossing the salad. Gilts of Household Linens. The bomemaker who takes pride in her linena for table, bed or bath will appreciate gifts that augment her supplies. Bath towels, mats and wash cloths come in stunning sets. They are gorgeous in color--peach, pale f-een, orchid, blue and even the more" vivid shades will make the bath room gay and charming. These sets are of the heavy absorbent quality that gives such satisfactory service. Then, there are small hand towels in fine linen with funny little applique designs of flowers, quaint figures or animals in contrasting color. Cocktail napkins, also in fine linen, are ornamented with appli- ques in contrasting color to form the initial or monogram of the owner. Bar towels are gay and amusing-they are of moderately heavy linen and are finished in a printed border design of Naughty Nineties figures and legends. These are very inexpensive and yet have enough Individuality and distinction to serve as really attractive gifts. Most any woman would love to receive one of the new candlewlck bed spreads. These spreads, while retaining their charming old-fashioned air have taken on a glory of color and elaboration of design that makes them appropriate for rooms much more formal than the original Early American type that first utilized them. GIVE YOUR GIFT PARCEL GLAMOUR Gorgeous New Papers and Seals Provided for This Purpose. Nowadays it's almost as much fun to tie up your gifts as it is to choose them--for the shops abound with stunning 1 papers In gay Christmas designs or lovely colors, seals and ribbons and bands of cellophane. Many stores make a special point of exhibiting ample packages to inspire you to create your own There are packages wrapped in snow white paper and tied with enormous scarlet bows of cellophane, the edges elaborately scalloped or slit into a fringe. A very stunning square gift box was wrapped In a deep rich blue anc tied with gold tissue ribbon and the box studded with gold stars in various sizes. A round candy box was wrapped in a huge sheet of red eel lophane that was gathered to On top and tied with a rubber band-the ends cut and fringed and ar ranged into a huge pom pon. You might use the very prettj candy-stripe papers to wrap som of your gifts and tie the package with red and green cellophane rib bon. Or you may use green tissii paper and dot the package witl huge seals In polnsettla form. One of the loveliest packages wa wrapped in silvery white tissue ani tied with silver ribbon with thre silver bells (Christmas tree orna ments) caught in the bow. It ba a lovely Chrlstmasy look in spit of the would absenca love of color. A chll gift that cam wrapped in red tissue and paste over with fascinating animal si houets. One like this had Scottie as a decoration. Try your hand a this creative art--it's lots of fun. If he berates and ridicules pn lessors, he is still getting even fo what they did to him in school.-Fountain Inn Tribune. Tin Soldier GET CHRISTMAS TREE IN TIME Order It Several Days or Weeks Ahead So You Get Good One. It's not Christmas without a Tin Soldier, so Toby Wing, Paramount player, takes the part herself, to the glee of the youngsters. Pool Tables Ideal for Young Sportsmen Christmas pool tables come in several sizes this year and make a dandy indoor game for the young sportsman. The cues are light and well balanced. Pitching horseshoes also affords most children as well as grownups much fun. The horseshoes arc made of rubber for indoor use and are light and easy to handle. Lights gleaming from every window over the white anew, holly wreaths telling a story of cheer and Christmas Joy within. That's the tradition of Christmas and one that you will wish to follow. If you plan to have a tree--and no Christmas is complete without one--you should order it several days or weeks in advance to be certain that you get one that Is perfectly shaped. And even though you haven't room for a big tree-by all means order one of the small ones. You can set it up on a table and place your, gifts around It and it will give the house that sweet piney fragrance inseparably associated with the holidays and lend its color and charm to the gala scene. Loose holly is lovely and you can arrange it in copper bowls or pitch- era, and placed in water it will lieep Its glossy freshness for a long time. Place a wreath over the mantel and! tie a huge red bow at the base; hang wreaths on the windows and on the outside of the door. If you prefer you may buy scarlet wreat' of everlasting flowers-some of these have a light attached at the base and they are bright and gay. If you are giving a dinner party Christmas eve or on the holiday itself try using a long branch from the Christmas tree us a decoration for the center of the table. Trim it with bright ornaments- just as you would the tree--it gives a lovely effect and is simp'e to arrange. A pot of brilliant red poinsettlas or cyclamen will be fresh and lovely and a charming contrast. Spinet Grand Piano on Display at Vance's The Vance Music company store has on display a Spinet grand piano by Mathuahek. which is attracting the attention of music lovers In the community. The Instrument, which retains the graceful, compact lines of the old spinet, while capturing the tone quality of the modern piano, is being seen by a considerable number of visitors at the store. Sardines run from 4,000 to 8.00U a ton, a Monterey, Gal., packer has ascertained. If He Smokes, Then Purchasing Is Easy If the gentleman smokes, there is no end to the selection you may make. AH sorts ot tobacco articles to carry on his person and many more for his room. There are some very tricky cigaret cases and lighters that come 'fn leather and are not as bulky as the usual ones. The sift that keeps on giving.... A GENERAL @ ELECTRIC RADIO M USIC, ringing joyously through the house . . . erasing all but happy thoughts ... making Christmas a gay and beautiful occasion. Give the gift oii music, a Radio, this year. Nothing could be more appropriate, more certain to please, more enduring. You will find our stock of General Electric Radios complete in every respect. Select yours now. FURNITURE the sensible gift Make Mother Glad tpj«»7 J up Just what she's wanted' A roomy sewing cabinet In walnut finish. Delight mother's heart with this gift. Coffee Table Graceful styln with detachable glass tray, finished In 4 V 7 C and Walnut $ I · I 3 Occasional Table $6.95 A beautiful hexagon sliap- pd occasional table in dull, hand-rubbed walnut f i n - ish. Six well braced and neatly turned legs. End Table = OPEN EVENINGS BY APPOINTMENT CALL 3100 MODEL K-00 GENERAL ELECTRIC CONSOLE It includes that famous G E. tone and dependable performance. An outstanding feature is the new airplane dial which eliminates guesswork in tuning and distinctly separates stations. The cabinet is especially beautiful . . . Renaissance style. Six legs with four-way stretcher. Holds Any G. E. Radio For Christmas Delivery Mirrors *9 Aft and $£.UU up Console style, tastefully decorated, priced low! Walnut veneer top, solidly braced and well turned legs. The tf»1 O F i i m l price ia justtpi""" up Pottery Base A. charming and personal gift! Pottery base Table Lamp w i t h decorated shade, complete Magazine Rack TERMS AS LOW AS $1 A WEEK Smart ih is--in styling, tone and performance. It brings a brilliant modern note to any home setting. For small homes and apartments particularly. MIER WOLF 8c SONS A capacious and sturdily built model in Walnut finish fl»l "7 t* nml for only «} 1.1 O up Lounge Chair Dad will welcome a chair oC luxurious comfort lilte this. Loose-type down filled back. Reversible seat (tOQ £ft ant * cushion.. tpfc**?.tJv up Walnut Veneered Cedar Chest An acceptable gift for Mother. Sister, Daughter or Sweetheart. All solid cedar with laminated I Walnut exterior. Neatly dec- OTalcd - $16.50 "£ Smoker A smoker to place beside · Dad's chair. Metal lined humidor and full equipment. $4.25 · Floor Lamps Are Inexpensive! Junior Lampa with decorated metal base and attractive R a y o n S i l k fhade, d* Qt nnd complete «J)7r.t7D up SPECIAL OFFER Clip this Ad One SxlO Gold Tone Oil 1'nlntlng One to a Person Upon Presenting This Ad ONLY 98c WED., TIIURS., Fill, or SAT. Previous Sittings Tatcen Here Not Eligible LORRAINE STUDIO JPorsonaUty Photographs Children Our Specialty 210 WEIR BLDG. DCaiciinuUy Oltp. Flrat N'nttonnl Bnnk MIER WOLF Be SONS WOLF'S TOYLAND Santa's Toy City is ready 1 The moat ·wonderful stock of toys that children evei Oh'd and Ah'd about Here are just a few of th specials that will mak early shopping worth while. Electric Trains Sleds TricycJc.s Wagons Scooters Automobiles Doll Carriages Desk and Chair Sets Doll Furniture Ulackboards Farm Trucks Dump Trucks Ambulances Tool Chests Card Games Paint Sets Sewing Sets Aluminum Sets Games of Skill Doll Washers Dolls of AH Kinds Electric Stoves Child's Rockers Erector Sets Lincoln Logs Story Books Doll Outfits And Hundreds of Others i PRICED FROM 5 AND UP Mier Wolf Sons

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