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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 29, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE. JANUARY 29 1936 THREE L i t e r a t u r e Department Hears Talks Mrs. Hathorn and A. S. Carlson Speakers at Hotel Hanford. Mrs. W. H. Hathorn, recording secretary of the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs, and the Rev. A. S. Carlson, pastor of the First Congregational church, were the speakers at the Woman's club literature department Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Hathorn, reviewing Harold Nicholson's Life of Dwight Morrow, said that the author called Morrow, "'the most civilized man the world has known." Mrs. Hathorn recommended the book for reading, saying that it pictures the reverse of what we are reading in the newspapers about big business and the men involved in it. Lite of Morrow. Giving the life of Morrow and his background, Mrs. Hathorn said that his father was a school teacher and his mother had been a nurse. He was graduated from high school at 34, the valedictorian of his class, and from Amherst college where Calvin Coolidge was among his classmates. Upon graduation from Amherst he spent a Short time in his brother-in-law's office, before deciding 1 upon the law as a career. He went to Columbia's law college, graduating in 1S99 and entered a firm of corporation lawyers. He became very successful and planned to retire when he had $100,000 and go to teaching school. He was persuaded to enter the house of Morgan and the war offered-him the arena of his greatest activity. He was sent to Mexico to represent the United States and completely won the Mexican people, opening the way for co-operation between the two countries by his special ability for establishing a common meeting ground for divergent interests. End Came too Soon. Returning to the United States, he became senator from New Jersey and it was shortly after his election that his death came. Mrs. Hathorn spoke of Morrow as a man characterized by a charming personality, broadmindednes-s, the ability to see both sides of a question and great erudition. He was an international figure and his story ended too soon, she said. Mr. Carlson spoke on "The Church, Catholic and Protestant" and "The Church Against the World." The first book by William Adams Brown, an elderly professor .of theology at Union seminary in .New York, is written with the cath- "olicity of spirit, the broad sympathy . and wide interests which characterize the author, he said. Its purpose . is to outline what possibilities there are for a closer working agreement between Catholics. and Protestants and to establish elements that make for a better understanding. Approach to Piety. The author feels that there are three definitions of Catholicity and Protestantism which are parallel and he confines his argument? to the one of piety. Things pointing to the possibility of a closer union he indicates to be the Bible, the creed, the hymns, the prayers, the sacraments and the ministry. He points out that the real problem is of Catholic and Protestant working- together against the foe, a secularism and irreligion. He feels that a federation of churches is pos. sible. "The Church Against the World" is made up of three essays by three young men representing the new movement in theology. The three represent a common point of view in recognizing a foe which calls for united work by the leaders and the laity. j Betrays Its Mission. The question is raised whether the church should engage in every worthwhile philanthropic enterprise to become, after all, faithless to its main job and betrays its real mission. The authors feel that the conception of God as a transcendent j-eality is the solution upon which problems of the church hang. In concluding Mr. Carlson pointed WILL APPEAR ON BIRTHDAY BALL PROGRAM MISS RUTH BUEHLEK Plans for Third Annual Birthday Ball Complete Committee's Program is Filled With Variety. Plans for the third annual President's Birthday ball, to be held at the armory Thursday night, have been completed and the program in its entirety was announced by Chairman Leo 3. Carle of the Birthday Ball committee Wednesday. This ball is held yearly for the benefit of infantile paralysis sufferers, 70 per cent of the net proceeds going to the aid of polio victims in CeiTO Gordo county while the remainder is forwarded to the national committee at Washington, D. C. That committee presents it to President Franklin Delano Roosc- B.-VBE KKOPMAN MARGARET KERN velt who in turn gives the l u m p sum from committees throughout the country to the Warm Springs foundation for infantile paralysis sufferers. Hijrh School Bund to l*I:\.y. The national championship high .school band, under the direction of Carlcton L. Stewart, will open the evening's program at 7:30 and will play until 8:30. Dr. C. M. Francherc, city health director, will address the gathering briefly. Mrs. Alex Miller, secretary of state, will address the gathering briefly following the band concert. The expansive floor show planned by Uie committee will be next on the program and will be opened with several vocal numbers by the Elks glee club. Miss Barbara Isaacs, local dancing instructor, will ihen appear in two numbers, a high kick waltz and a modern oriental dance. Dances, Songs on 1'rograni. The Misses Babe Kropman and Margaret Kern will be next, presenting a tap num-ocr. Larry Reardon, young Irish tenor, will sing two numbers following the dancing act. In one of the highlJghLs on the program. Phillip Cotsones, 16 year old Greek youth from Kankakcc, 111., will give two dances--a soft, shoe and a clog dance. Cotsones, a newcomer to Mason City, has appeared on several amateur programs in and near Chicago. Kuth Beiililcr to I'liiy. Dcrothy Madsen, local dancer, will present a tap solo. Arlcne Zirbel and Mary Gilbert will dance two team numbers. In response to many requests for her appearance, the committee ha.s obtained Miss Ruth Beuhler for a marimba solo. Miss Beuhler last summer played with a marimba band which went on a European tour. She is widely known for her ability \vith the marimbaphone. Jimmy Flemming will be at the piano to play the accompaniment for the various numbers. The dancing program, which will follow the floor show, will be briefly interrupted at 10:30 as the audience will hear a nationwide broadcast by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being made specifically for those attending the Birthday balls. WPA Workers Have to Shovel Off Snow WASHINGTON. Jan. 29. (/Pi--A budding strike of WPA workers withered here when relief authorities warned the workers they would be dropped from WPA rolls unless they continued shoveling away drifts on secondary roads throughout the county. The workers protested against being required to labor in sub-zero weather. Mrs. Luvell Ketchum Dies in California Mr. ami Mrs. Sam Ketchum. 1722 Pennsylvania avenue .south- cast, have received word of the death uf tlicir daughter-in-law, Mrs. Luvell Ketchum of San Diego, Gil., which occurred Jan. 12, following the birth of a son. The body was taken to Key West, Fla., former home of the deceased, for buiial. Mrs. Ketchum left three children who are making their home with her sister in Key West for the present. Mr. Ketchum has returned to Hie U. S. S. Ulshore I'M where he is stationed. Mr, and Mrs. Ketchum and children visited here last year. Tu Appoint Postmasters. WASHINGTON. Jan. 2!l. (.11-Representative Edward C. Eichcr of Washington. Iowa, said today Harry F. Lewis would be appointed postmaster at West Liberty, Iowa, and Mark R. Doucl at Fouds, Iowa. Arc J'jtfents of Son. S H E F F I E L D -- M r . and Mrs. Ben Woodward are parents of a. son, born Jan. 27. SAYS ROOSEVELT NOT DEMOCRAT John Henry Kirkby One of Sponsors of Anil-New Deal Meeting. MACON. Ga., Jan. 29. Ul--John Henry Kirby, wealthy Texas lumberman and an opponent of the new deal, told today's southern "grass roots'* anti-new deal meeting that if "Franklin D. Roosevelt is a democrat. Sherman's march to the sea was a Yankee retreat." "I am an old fashioned man," lh« white haired Texan said. "Who believes in the political institutions established by the fathers and I make no apology for opposing with all my heart and soul one unfaithful to them." Kirby, with Governor Talmadge of Georgia, called the meeting here i-C "constitutional democrats." Seventeen southern and border states were invited. 't Wait! Call Your Doctor When a member of the family is taken sick the wise move first of all, we believe, is to call the family physician. Often the treatment of the sick calls for a prescription written by the doctor. When your doctor writes a prescription bring it to us to be filled. WE ARE SPECIALISTS AT THIS WORK We also carry a complete line of sick room needs! PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS 9 East State St. Phone 180 W, B. Casey, Prop. W. B. McGrane, Mgr. PHILLIP COTSONES out that It was interesting to not that both the early theologist \vh wrote the first book and the thre young men who collaborated to pro duce the second have the same ide; about the present problem of th church. Kathryn Lentsch Is -- Bride of L Curran LUVERNE, Jan. 29.--The Sacrei Heart Catholic church at Liver more was the setting for the wed ding of Miss Kathryn Leutsch, Liv ermore, and Laurence Curran o: Luverne, Tuesday. Father Costello used the single ring ceremony. The attendants were the bride's sistei and brother, Pauline and Urbai Leutsch. The wedding dinner was served at the bride's home, following the wedding. The guests were relatives and close friends of the couple. The bride is a graduate o£ the Livermore school. Mr. Curran, the son of A. F. Cut-ran, was ; from the Luverne school ;raduated and was WAKE UP YOUR LIVER BILE- Without fclomel--And You'll Juop Out of Bed IB At Morning Rarin' to Go The liver should poor oat two poonds ol liquid bile into rout bowels daily. H th.sbiH i.t flowlwtfKBly. your food *«ntd«at sunk and the world looks punk. Laxatives are only makeshifts. A, mer« freely and make you feel .vie and up -,H«TM- IfW Kentle. yelamnzins m mskniK b,lei flow iTMly Asfc ftr Carter's Littlo Liver Pills by Sml'Stubbomly refuse anything else. feo. CHILDREN? COLDS graduated from a liberal arts course in a junior college in Los Angeles After a short wedding trip they will be at home on a farm neai Rutland. STURDIVANT-HUGHES NASHUA, Jan. 29.---Miss Evelyn 3ughes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hughes of Orchard, and ?aul A. Sturdivant, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Sturdivant of Charles City, were married at the Little Brown church by the Rev. William Kent. FITZGER.VLD-KLEIGL EMMETSBIJNRG, Jan. 29.--E. J. Fitzgerald, 29, and Josephine Klcigl, IS, Osgood, have been issued a marriage license. WHITESELL-MASOX IOWA FALLS, Jan. 29.--Miss Mary Caroline Mason, daughter of. Dan Mason, was married to John W. WhiteseJl, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Whitesell of Armstrong, at the Congregational parsonage, by the pastor, the Rev. C. E. Cushman, Jan. 26. The couple will live on a farm near Armstrong. GLADYSTEASE DIES SUDDENLY Funeral Services for FERA Teacher to Be Held in South Dakota. Miss Gladys Pease, 39, handicraft teacher on the FERA school project, died at a local hospital at 9:10 o'clock Wednesday morning following a major operation. Miss Pease was born at Chamberlain, S. Dak., March 13, 1896. She lad resided in Mason City since 1928. Surviving Miss Pease are her sister, Mrs. Hazel Johnston, with whom she had made her home here for several years, a nephew, Lloyd Johnston, Trinidad, Colo., and a niece, Mrs. Mary Whiting, Mason City. Funeral services wii be held at hamberlain. The body was taken to the Paterson funeral home . FIRE IN GARAGE A fire in the garage of M. Gol- )Urg, 147 Crescent drive, was ex- Jnguished by a booster line by the file department at 9:2" o'clock I Wednesday morning. The fire wcs auscd by an electric heater. j C "M-1J tor a IVlilder better tasting cigarette co.

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