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December 5, 1933

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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DECEMBER 1933 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 7-A ELECTRA, SANTA] MAKE GOOD TEAM FOR CHRISTMAS Modern Household Utensils "Go Electric" More Than Ever. You may still think that Christ mas shopping is a difficult task, but thank your lucky star that you're living in the day of electricity. There are a lot of reasons for that statement. Pass through the door of any 3B See This Selection of Gift Merchandise Genuine Rock Crystals, inch, |!Q QC special tpJ.iJO Gold Metal Keck- QRr laces, special U O v Rhinestone Jewelry, Bracelet, Eardrops, tj 1 1 Q Necklaces P ·«· I** Buckle Sets. (J-| QC for men $l*i/*r Cameo Rings for men $1.19 $1.95 Ladies' Marcasite (hi QC Ring, special ip !·!»«* Cigarette Cases for QQp men and women «JOC Novelty Gifts for men and women 98c to $1.49 See Tilts Selection of Gift Merchandise at Blanclmrds WATCHES DIAMONDS WEST STATE good hardware merchant or other store carrying electrical devices and there you'll find every answer to your Christmas shopping queries. You'll find toasters, waffle irons, grinders, percolators, mixers. You'll find amazing little labor saving contrivances that actually do things better than the old hand ways your grandmother taught you. You'll come upon Item after item that will surprise and delight. The galaxy of delightful affairs seems to be never ending. For instance, in these days of suburban living, when Mr. Husband must reach his office by catching the 8:15 train, you might as well be sociable. Don't fret over a stove. Cook your breakfast at the table. Get a toaster--any one of the many reliable makes. Maybe it will be a flat type, or an upright mode or one with a turnover rack. Sl(p your slices of br.ead into the rack and before you know it, out wil come toast as delicious as any you've ever tasted. It's a new game this table cookery--and it certainly is fun. It's convenient and sociable and vory, very modern. Some of these new farigled toast era do more than toast. If you pur chase a flat toaster with n detach able turnover rack, you can replaei the rack with a shallow tray fo; baking pancakes or French toast If you use a deeper pan, you can broil ham or bacon along with thei habitual companions, eggs. Stoves--for the Table. There are table stoves, too. You can purchase a dual purpose table stove and sandwich toaster with two solid grids, which, when opened up, offer two cooking surfaces, one of which can be used for pancakes and the other for ham or sausages or whatever you like. Close it if you want to broil meat or chops. This table stove, by the way, is a splendid affair for the informal party. People will like making their own sandwiches. The same is true of waffle irons of which In the past you've heard so much. If you have a party, you'll find a lot of fun if you distribute a couple of waffle irons around the living room with the batter invitingly near at hand. Before you know it, your party will be the best of the season. No doubt one of the most popular of the electrical devices to be seen 'this Christmas will be the new mixers. They are amazing affairs. They not only mix batter, scramble eggs, mix malted milks, but even squeeze ;ruit! They accomplish a whole muss of different tasks and do them so easily and so efficiently that you ill be amazed. Health--From a Light Socket, Another gift worth thinking about is the new sun lamp. Health making devices that they ar.e, they're great for every member of the family. But they do more. When winter days come along, with the accompanying pallor that so many of us acquire, a few minutes a day under the sun lamp will bring back tliat The Holiday Mood ACCESSORIES IN CHRISTMAS LIST Found to Be Excellent Solution of Present Problem. The gift shopper is apt to experience a. feeling of distinct relief when accessories are decided on for Christmas remembrances. There are so many of them and the price range is so inclusive that a brief survey of the shops is almost certain to result in many practical and unusual suggestions. Take handbags, for instance. They are awfully attractive this year, many are really unusual and they ar to be had in so many different types that yon ate fairly certain to pick one that will meet with the unqualified approval of the recipient. Hags of Sofi Tweed. Among the most attractive bags were some developed in a soft tweed n tones of green or brown. The; v. fashioned in pouch shape with luge silver ball fastenings. The thing that made them a particu- arly nice gift selection was the fact that with them went small, jaunty scarves to match. There are many other tailored types, some in fabric, others in leather. One style made ir flat envelope shape was to be :iad in u soft corded wool or in cord- C j . ' It fastened with a rigid metal frame and opened out wide and flat so that it was easy to find the various small gadgets that women set such score by--the keys, the samples of material, the compact, the cigarets. All find ample room In these bags. For evening, bags display such a wealth of ingenuity in style and design that it's a joy to choose from the collection. Many are made of velvet, crushed, shirred or tucked Often these bags are trimmed wit] crystal or pearl. For really forma wear there are bags of gorgeous biocade with jeweled fastenings. To add a brilliant touch of color to the co.-tume come bright scarfs ef silk-woolen fabrics or velvet. Om especially good looking type had I band of velvet to fit around thi neck and was finished with wide but not long ends of crimson allli striped in gold. Another of crushed red velvet had huge white polka lots an ' might be worn Ascot fashion or knotted In a soft bow. Exquisite Handkerchiefs. A lovely linen handkerchief had a quaint old-fashioned air imparted by a frill of Val lao 1 all around the cage. Handkerchiefs in pastel linen had great monograms of linen in contrasting colors appliqued in the corners. Still others were printed in gay conventional designs. For the woman who travels one could make no better choice than a "Piclc-mo-up" case of leather fab ric linecJ in plaid rubbcriaed mate rial and equipped with bottles and boxes of fine toiletries. Its com pleteness and compactness is very appealing. The new perfumes range from delicate fiower scenU to exotic odors. Choose them to suit the type of the recipient. A 38-pound mudhook anchor and 14 feet of chain were stolen froiv the yacht of E. R. Jones when he left it for a short time at a dock in Seattle, Wash. say Start Quicker Go Farther The Colder the Winter the More He Will Appreciate This Gift JOHN GALLAGHER EXPERT TIKE mid BATTERY 27 Second Street S. E. SERVICE I'liono 1567 Gary Grant, in a pensive mood, considers Christmas prospects. Muybe he's going to ask Santa to "Come up and see me sometime." RESSES Outstanding Fashion Favorites! tanned, healthy look we all display along about August. A small, inexpensive and always appreciated gift is the electric clock. You can get them now for any type of current--and, providing the electric power system of your city is adapted--you'll have a timepiece that will be always accurate. They come now in all sizes and all shapes --and they're painted, too, to har monize exactly with the colot scheme of the room in which you want to place it. Electricity--for Everybody'. But that's just a suggestion of all the things that electricity offers. For men, how about an electric tie press? For the family, a new electric refrigerator? For Eloise, the household aid, a vacuum cleaner, a washing machine, an ironer? We could go on for hours with such suggestions, for the inventors of things electrical have certainly done n mighty fine job for man, woman and child. Of course, electricity hasn't Invaded every single bit of the kitchen. The pots and pans still have withstood the assault of Madame Electra. And the stores today are showing pots and pans that will make perfect gifts on this Christmas soon to come. Aluminum still holds sway, for aluminum is light, thus easy to handle--as well aa very, very efficient, as any experienced cook will tell you. Enamelware, however, still haa its followers--and justly, too, 1£ your kitchen is your pride and Joy, enamelware in any of the bright, delightful colors of your own cheerful kitchen, can be produced to harmonize exactly. The New Color Combinations! Aquamarine, Chartreuse, O r a n g e . Green, White with Black--Orange and Gold with Brown--New Print Combinations--plenty of solid colors and high shade Sunday Nites! The Smart Bright Trimmings! Magnificent gold or silver embroidery in exquisite designs--also many trimmed with shimmering Silver Cloth! The Most Desirable Fabrics! Exceptional quality Crepes, Rasha Crepes, Mossy Crepes, Sheers! Baseball Games Ideal Christmas Presents Baseball games make ideal Yule gifts. One which is good for indoor practice, has the ball attached to a wire pole that stands about two feet off the floor. When the bill is hit the wire registers the spot the ball would have landed on a baseball diamond. There are any number of games played with dice and buttons on charts or maps, now showci in stores A great "whoopee" favorite 13 appealing in many sizes this CWrist- mas. Wooden bowling alleys about ten feet long, with a side track that returns the ball to the bowler, make a fine ''hristmas gift for an energetic youngster. New Games Played With Colored Belts An unusual new game, playctl with colorful pieces of felt, is making a bow this year in the Christmas toy departments of many stores. With these small pieces of gay felt, children and grownups can cre- nte literally thousands of interest- ng designs--birds, animals, trains. rees, ilowers, ships, houses, etc. he felt clings to the picture back- Around easily, without the use of jlue, clips, tabs or any other support. With each set comes a manual containing' hundreds of sugges- ions for the proud possessor. The game has also "caught on" trongly with adults. Many instances of "felt" parties in which the con- :estants participate in "face fun" contests over bridge tables are re- lorted by the makers. Special sets lave been designed expressly for .his fascinating pastime. Store Hours: 8 to 6 S«f. 8 A. M. to 9 P. M. CHRISTMAS Tricycles, all sizes, §3.95 up Automobiles 58.5)5 Roll Top Desk and Chair $7.95 Doll Carriages 151.95 up Red Rockers 95c up Doll Beds S1.95 Breakfast Sets S2.49 And Many Moro Gift Items A NEW LIVING ROOM SUITE AT CHAI'MAN'S you will find a wonderfully, well balanced and large stock of living roam suites to select from. Now during our 41st Anniversary Sale--the savings are great. Buy now. Chapman's will deliver your suite at Christmas time. PAYMENTS IF YOU WISH Special! Davenport and Club Chair--Mohair or Tapestry Priced With Insurance Policy Free-- ·to Protect Agninst Any Moth Damage. Payments to You. :; South Federal Ave. Log Cabin Set on Market This Year There is a brand new log cabin :et on the market for this Christmas. This set is made of small round pieces of wood that have smooth notches in each end that fit the small logs together easily and firmly. There are no sharp edges to cut a child's hands, A chart comes with each net showing a number of objects that can be made with the logs. Among the objects to build are log cabins, fences, barns, sheds and corncribs. Fossilized crabs dug from prehistoric strata are shipped from China to San Francisco in velvet- lined cases for use aa medicinal preparations by Chinese physicians. A NEW DINING ROOM SUITE FOR WIFE OR MOTHER A New Bedroom Suite Would Make Any Woman's Heart Glad at Christmas Time Chapman's Have Many to Select From--They Arc All Beautiful and Moderately Priced. Smokers' Cabinet, Ash Stand--Great Variety of Styles A beautiful Walnut S-Picce Dresser, Chest and Bed, Walnut Finish Suite--Buffet, Table, 6 Chairs You Could Make Her Happy With a ', y:fS£ S? T^ v ' VA, V 'i'^','-. r ?v^«i Studio Couch A Davenport During tlu Il:iy-A Heel :vt Might Fine Large Stock _ Choose Now- Special

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