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14 F*.J4,1K4 Cttj GIoh*-GaÂ»ltc, MÂ»KMJ City, I* "WISHING WORLD"-Youth will have itHay tnÂ° the 1954 "Darktown Varieties,", fifth annual musical production of the Holy Family Athletic Association, which opens at the High School Auditorium Sunday for one rnatinee and three night performances, closing March 2. Mdry Beth Sartor and Jack Johnson have the juvenile leads in this story about "A Wishing World." * Youth Takes Over in '54 Varieties' Youth will carry the ball when the fifth annual "Dark-town Varieties" production of the Holy Family Athletic Association opens at the High School Auditorium Sunday. There will be plenty of old time favorites, too, but the youngsters will be in the top bracket. This year's production is built around the theme of "A Wishing World," and is the story of Lanny Peters, who has but one desire, to be an actor. Jack Johnson is the lad rapidly developing into the juvenile lead of. the show. His determined mother, .not in agreement with Lanny's theatrical aspirations, is portrayed toy Mrs Robert Geltman; his love-struck brother, Nels, by James Grell, and the object of his affections by Miss Ann Good. Lanny's tvvinkle-toec sister, Debbie, is dancing Mary Beth Sartor, the other juvenile lead. Complications are added when fellow 'troopers attempt to persuade Mother Gettman to join a new act. Troopers Dorothy Wilsou, Tom Pattee and Harry Ross are turned down because of mother's fear of setting a bad example for her brood. Ross mischievously sticks around to prove to the children that after all if!is just a "Wishing World." Proving to Lanny that dreams do come true, however, Pierre^ played by Helmer Kapplinger, introduces s u c h production numbers as "Memory Lane," "Coupla Swells," "Stranger in Paradise," "Louisa," "Sittin 1 on Top qÂ£ the World," "When.Love Goes Wrong," "Rhapsody in Blue," "Angel Child" and "I'm Gonna Live Forever." All seats will be reserved. There .will be a children's matinee Sunday afternoon. Tickets are on sale at the B. O. Rexall Drug; Casey . Rexall Drug; M.B.A. Pharmacy; St. Clair-Starks and Engler Drug. Reservations are being made at the Vance Music Company. House Filled for School's Vocal Concert T h e Ma^on City High School Auditorium was filled with parent and friends Tuesday evening fo the annual winter concert of th high school vocal department. It also was a "warmup" for th home music contest which get under way Thursday. Director Pan Nissen invited the audience ;to th contest which runs from 8:30 a. m to 9 p. m. with two judges. It in eludes soloists and small groups. The high school choir of 37 girl, and 30-boys in robes opened the program singing a capella a serie of four sacred numbers and "Salu tation to the Dawn" by Mueller which showed off to particular ad vantage the outstanding first so prano section of the choir. Gretch nninoffs "Our Father" also was notable for the fine harmony. More than 100 girls in colorfu :ormals then took over the stage in the high school girls chorus under the direction of Mrs. Henrj Pendergraft. Their music was as varied and colorful as their gorge ous gowns. Favored by the audience were 'The Star" by Rogers and "A Spirit Flower" by Campbell-Tipton with its beautiful harmony. The audience also liked "Me and M Teddy Bear" with Li% Angel anc her teddy bear as soloists. The choir again took the stage or four concluding numbers. The vere "Any Where I Wander" with Edward Allen as tenor soloist, 'One Kiss" with Elgene Kurtz as The Rev. Jordan Ray Speaks at 'Armstrong The Rev. Jordan R a y , former pastor of the Union Memorial Methodist Church here, took part in the Race Relations Sunday services at the Free Methodist Church at Armstrong, oC which the Rev. Roy I. Johnston, former pastor of the .Free Methodist Church in Mason City, is now pastor. Pastor Johnston, in addition to his pastorate, is superintendent of the Minnesota-Northern Iowa Conference of his church organization. ANYTHING TO PLEASE EAST LEMPSTER, N.W. (UP)-Harry F. Hanson, the caretaker at the Honey Brook Wayside .Picnic Area was raking pine needles when a woman drove up and asked that he leave some on the ground. She said she wanted to walk on them. Hanson obliged. oprano soloist, sland" and the 'No Man Is an 'Battle Hymn of he Republic" in which the first enors were outstanding. The final number also showed off o advantage the talent of ihe ac- omp'anist, Delores McPherren, de- pile the noisy pedal. The accom- saniment was no small factor in he obvious choice by the audience f the "Battle Hymn" as the high- ight of the evening. Accompanists for the girls chor- is were Marty Mount, Judy Bohn, mn Burington and Dixie Peterson -T.J.J. Farmers Gas and Oil Re-Elects Rooney President The Farmers Co-Operative Gas and Oil Company paid a total of $46,000 in dividends on business done by the stockholders in 1953, it was announced at the annual meeting held at the YMCA with an 'attendance of 435 members of the organization. The, dividend payment was 13 per cent on the stock of the company. . The stockholders re-elected Hans Hendrickson, Clarence Schiossser and Chris Jasperson to the board for three years. The board re-elected J. B. Rooney, Dougherty, president; Charles Hansen, Rockwell, vice president; Clarence Schlosser, treasurer, and Hans Hendrickson, secretary. Basques on the French-Spanish order have netted wood pigeons ommerciaUy for generations, says he National Geographic Society. Sach fall thousands of birds fly through a narrow Pyrenees pass en route to the warm Mediterranean. Hunters hurl wooden disks in the air to imitate hawks in flight; frightened pigeons fry low for fear ot falcon attacks and are trapped in nets. Gollisipn Results in Finefor Gruis Cornelius Gruis, 34, rural Nora Springs, was fined .$50 and costs on a charge of reckless driving Wednesday by Mason City Justice of the Peace C. R. Scrvison. The charge arose from a collision between a car driven by Gruis and one driven by Raymond Norby 16 Ruckl, Tuesday at 9:30 p. m., on Highway 18, one-half, mile west of Nora Springs. There were five boys in the car driven by Norby; Gruis was alone. No one was injured. The Cerro Gordo County sheriff's office reported the two cars sideswiped when Gruis attempted to pass another Y c hMe. Extensive damage was caused to the left side of both cars. HOOVER SCOUTS GET CHARTER-Cub Scouts (loft to right) J o h n mu^ Bobby - o n u o Hickhng and Michael DeMouth take a look at the charter for their new pack bein~ held by Paul McAuley, organization and extension chairman of the North Star District Boy Scouts of America. Behind them are Gean Grouette, cubmaster; Mrs. Herbert Tatro Scout chair- 7 Women and 5 Men Hear Damage Suit Seven women and five men Wednesday were hearing evidence in he case of Vivian Benson Holland, Decorah, who is suing the Mason lity and Clear Lake Railroad for ?19,-}52.05. Attorneys for Mrs. Holland said hey hoped to complete their evidence in the case late Wednesday *nd said the case might go to the ury late Thursday or early Friday. Mrs. Holland claims permanent njuries as the result of a collision setwen the car in which she was a 'assenger and a train. Homer L. -arson was the driver of the can 'hen the accident occurred March 7, 1951, on South Federal Avenue. Members of the jury are John Mken, Rockwell; Hazel Bankroff, Centura; Russel Shanks, Portland; Irs. Lewis Wegener, Rock Falls; lildred Floy and Duanc Nicolet, oth of T h o r n t o n ; Ada Kaye "hompson and Arthur Lenning, oth of Clear Lake, and Alma Ak- c e r m a n , 723 2nd S.W.; Opal Schultz, 1217 6th S. W.; Florence Hansen, 219 Vermont S.E., and Herman Theilan, 2239 21st S.W. Â·^ man for the sponsoring: Hoover PTA, and Principal Dale Nebel. The new pack has 16 boys in three dens. Following a Blue and Gold ban quet, McAuley also presented commissions and pins to Cubmaster Grouette and den mothers, Mrs. A. W. Hickling, Dorothy Hurd and a n d t o committee W. Hickliug, chair- Mrs. Tatro, members, A. , man, ,Dan Chuick, H. L. James, Dr. E. C. Martin and Nebcl. Chairman H f c k l i ng presented awards to Valory Sullivan, Curtis Trebil, Clifford Young, Michael , Allen, Robert Hickling, John Hurd and Larry Felker. Hurd, W a y n e DeMouth, Bobby SPILLVILLE MAN DIES SPILLVILLE -- Joseph Sabelka, 65, died of a heart attack Tuesday at a hospital in New Hampton after several days' illness. He came to W O M I N S A I Has the Smartest COATS ' SUITS Â·DRESSES Â·SPORTSWEAR the Spillville vicinity at the age of 2. He is survived by the widow, seven children, two sisters and six brothers. Funeral arrangements were incomplete. Laplanders milk half-wild reindeer and keep the milk all winter in frozen chunks. Cubs of Pack 9 Receive Awards at Annual Banquet' Twenty-three Cubs r e c e i v e d awards nt Cub Pack 9's a n n u a l Blue and Gold IJanquet held Tuesday evening at the Harding School. About 150 Cubs, leaders and parents attended the G p. m, dinner and the program that followed. Award winners were: J a c k Stowell, Jack Sargent, R a n d y Paulus, Jerry Wells, Harvey Shaffer, T o m Parker, D a v i d M c Mannes, Jack Sahr, Jon Moon, Tcr- ril Wyriderl, Ronnie Cline, John Atbrccht, Neil Coon, Gary Nyhus, Barry Wilson, Bruce Wilson, Jimmie Dallas, Jay Rainerson, David Kcntner, Mark Kcntner, Gary Finlay, Richard Dan/el and Roger Peck. Scout Mark Dawson received a den chief card. Rites Thursday for Resident of Popejoy POPEJOY-Funcral services for J. B. Johnson, 7D, will be held at the Methodist Church at Popejoy Thursday at 1:30 p.m.. Burial'will be made at the Oak Hill Cemetery near Popejoy. Mr. Johnson died Monday night at his home. Death was due to heart failure. Besides Mrs. Johnson he leaves two sons, John ot Hardy and Kenneth of Popejoy, and one daughter, Mrs. May White of Mount Pleasant! A son, Fred, died several years ago. There are eight grandchildren. The Johnsons are longtime residents of this community. NEW INVENTION! 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