The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 24, 1954 · Page 21
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February 24, 1954

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 21

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» ' F«b. J4, 1H4 CHjr GUh«-G»,ilU, Maion Cltj, !· V i ' f , Btiat Trip Described ot Meeting Miss Mary McGinn told about her trip to Panama and Colombia for the Wa-Tan-Ye Club Tuesday noon '·at the Cerro Gordo Hotel. Miss McGinn was one of six from this area -to take the trip on a banana boat , of the United Fruit Lines. Miss McGinn described the jour ney through the Gaillarcl cut on the Panama Canal which is 23 miles in from the Atlantic ocean, anc said that this is the most difficult of all the Canal locks, chiseled oul of a mountain of almost solid rock. It was in the difficulties encountered at Gaillard Cut that the French, who originally engineerec the Panama Canal, gave up anc left. · "A private corporation took over the job, but it, too, met so man} obstacles that money rah out anc it was forced to withdraw," she said. "Then the United States government took over and in Angus! of 1904, the first boat went through the Canal. In the narrowest part of the Canal, there are only 7 inches of clearance on each side ·for the largest ships. In Colombia, the United. Fruit Lines boat look on a cargo of 55,000 hands of bananas. It fook Z 1 A days to load and Miss McGinn describee it as a noisy operation. She visited a banana plantation where harvest ing was in progress and said tha banana fields might be comparec with Iowa cornfields. Bananas gro\\ one hand to a stalk and are cut down and transported to the trucks manually. Unlike corn, the stalK grows again and produces fruit. In the shops of Panama and Colombia Miss McGinn bought linens and souvenirs. Shopping in 'these countries required considerable bargaining and much watchfulness on the part of the buyer, according to the speaker. Switches 'In merchandise were commonly perpetrated on the unwary, between salesperson, cashier and wrapping counter. · Miss McGinn was introduced by Mrs. W. R. Hamilton. Miss Ruby Potter and Mrs. Hamilton reported on the Association board meeting held at Waterloo over the weekend. Mrs. Hamilton announced that the Association convention for 1954 will be held in Mason City in October. Miss Arclell Stone, president, presided. · . , · . ;·; .--o-- ' · 5Qth Anniversary- Observance Held WODEN--The SOth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith, which was held in their home was attended by 'relatives and friends. Dinner was served by the Lutheran Ladies Aid to members of the immediate family. Following the dinner, an address was given fay the Rev. E. R. Sommerfeld and three musical selections were provided by Mrs. Martin Smith and Mrs. Cyril Halverson. Open house followed for 160 guests. All the children and grandchildren were present for the occasion. Platinum sells for about $1,300 a pound. TO H A V E GOLDEN W E D D I N G -- M r . and Mrs. W. G. Stouebraker will celebrate 50 years of marriage Sunday with open house at their home from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p. m. They were married Feb. 28. 1904, at the Congregational parsonage by the Rev. Charles E. Tower and have lived in Hampton since. Mrs. Stonebraker, before her marriage, was Christine Christensen. Three of their four children arc. living. They are Mrs. E. C. Hanna, Loveland, Colo.; William, Eldora, and Harry, North Plalte, Neb. One son, James R., was killed in an accident in July, 1951. They have six grandchildren. Helping the Homemaker by Cecily Brownstone SUPPER MENU This is a quick curry because you don't have time to filet the chicken. Curried Chicken Steamed Rice Green Peas Chutney Salad Hot Rolls Orange Ambrosia Beverage CURRIED CHICKEN ingredients: Vi cup butter or margarine, one 2V-± pound ready-to cook weight frying chicken, 3 ,i cup coarsely grated onion (lightly packed), 1 medium-sized apple [peeled and coarsely grated), 4 .easpoons curry powder, 1 chicken bouillon cube, salt and pepper, Hi cups boiling water, Vi cup cream. Method: Brown chicken in butter in 10-inch skillet. Add onion, apple, ELIZABETH teen-age star Stic had beauty, fame and fortune, but no boy would ask her for a date, anil she sobbed her heart out! Everyone is talking about this screen star's intimate story, "Elizabeth, My Daughter," as told hy her mother. Keacl how Liz Taylor was catapulted quite accidentally into a movie career ^hich brought her joy as "well as unexpected h e a r t a c h e s . I n the March Ladies 1 Home Journal--on ali newsstands. LITTLE STRAWS,.. Detmar makes olg news this Spring 'with the.cuffcd Milan flatters it with a oow~ tipped veil, Jji colors galore. ^^ \J f£ MILLINERY BALCONY and curry powder. Dissolve bouil Ion cube in water; add to skille with salt and pepper to taste. Scrape up browned particles from bottom of pan with wooden spoon Cover and cook until chicken is tender. Remove chicken pieces, force mixture in pan through fine strainer. Return chicken and sievec mixture to skillet; stir in cream Reheat but do not boil. Makes servings. --o -Make enough pastry for an ex tra shell when you are baking pie the baked shell with sliced Dananas, and packaged vanilla pudding; top with coconut. HI m up M« slow-blended for richer flavor It spreads more easily. Tt fries without spattering. It taslcs delicious. Try t h e New Dclrich on Holiday Cherry Muffins, featured now at your grocer's. Mode by Th« Cudahy Packing Company Education's Visual Aids Discussed Use of visual aids to education was demonstrated by Miss Ger- jude Brucklacker, 5th g r a d e teacher at McKinley school, at a meeting of the Lincoln PTA Tuesday afternoon at the school. Miss Brucklacker demonstrated use of flat pictures, charts, dia jrams, graphs, posters, cartoons, Bulletin board, globes, maps, col .ections, stereoscopes, opaque pro jectors, viewmasters, film stripL and moving picture machines. She was assisted by Miss Jerry Popham o£ Lincoln at the projector. Miss Brucklacker said that the oldest and best aid is the chalk board, no longer known as the blackboard since many boards are now green, a more restful color The speaker commended comics which she said are here to staj and recommended a discriminating choice in such material. M u s i c a l N u m b e r s Miss H a z e l C o o n had charge of the porgram which also included violin solos by Lynn Streeter, Arthur Stalker, Nancy Hughes, Jan Griebiing, Linda Dow, Mary Jean Logan and Marjorie Cory, accompanied by Mrs. Roy Stoddard. A Founder's Day tribute was presented by Bobby Lalouse, Billie Wahlin, M a r y Jane Broadbcnt and Ruth Jacobsou. · Miss Katheriue Brannon presented pupils of Mrs. Nelle Whitesell's and Mrs. Hazel McCollough's ourth grades singing ''If ,1 Had Wings',v "Gypsy Dancer," "Morn- .ng H.y in n," "Enchantment," 'Mariannina" and "Many Flags in Many Lauds." They ! were an- lounced by Dennis Hickok. Committees Named Mrs;* George Tice presided at the business session at .which a committee was appointed to plan for :he Cth grade banquet: Mrs. Tony oloff, Mrs. Art Halsor, Mrs. H. Barnd and Mrs. Donovan Veech. The nominating committee was appointed to include Mrs. Dorothy Farrell, Mrs. Dave Shipley and Miss Coon. A social hour followed with the second grade mothers in charge. Mrs. Lein Snell, Mrs. George Gettman, Mrs. Fred Parkhurst, Mrs. John Waslick and Mrs. C. Frederick Beck were on the committee and Mrs. Gladys Merton and Miss , Susan Grundman, second grade teachers, presided at' the tea table. Mrs. McCullough's 4th grade received the attendance prize. --o-PLAN SHOWER SWALEDALE--A miscellaneous shower honoring Mrs. Dale Casper will be held in the Annex of the Methodist Church Thursday evening, t Here's a way to dress up that gingerbread you've m a d e . f r o m a handy package. Soften a small package of cream cheese and gradually add enough light cream or homogenized milk to make it fluffy; now mix in some chopped maraschino cherries, sliced dates and nulmeats. Put a generous spoonful of this delicious topping on each square of warm ginger- : bread as you serve it. KRESGE'S Friday and Saturday FREE! 2 GOLDFISH To all visitors) Children should be accompanied by an adult. Fancy Goldfish, fantails, moors, calicoes 15c - 75c j New low price! Guaranteed SINGING C A N A R I E S '4.98 Other CANARIES $1.69 4 /New low p r i c e / Colorful, young PARAKEETS '3.98 Reg Save . 5.98 2.00 Special pf Saucy little funsters! Wonderful pefs and companions! Easy and fun to teach them to talk! '/// /' ^ ^^ (////Parakeet Seed 20c Parakeet Toys 15c-49c - : See-thru plastic / { T B I R D C A G E ··· 6 mr ^·^r W * M U M I j «*WM , So easy to cleanl With i? r £/°° V ^ metal fray. In fair rose, Bird Gravel .-. pink, green, and crystal. Cuttlebone ,r. V Canary Seed . 17 North Federal -- NORTH STORE KRESGE'S 5-lOc-*l STORE Broadcast Is Planned by BPW's Mason City Business and Pro fessional Women's C l u b will sponsor a broadcast over KGLO Thursday at 9 p.m., with Miss Lelha Scott speaking on "The Stauts of Women." The Mason City Club was represented at a dinner meeting Tuesday evening,at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg when a new BPW Club was organized there. Mrs. J. E. Osborne, Mrs. Don Helb- iing and Mrs. Harry Vick were there from Mason City and Mrs. Helen Vandenburg of Shell Rock was the speaker o£ the evening. Mrs. Vandenburg spoke on "Federation" and presented the charter to the new club which was organized by Mrs. Osborne, state mem-, bership chairman for the Iowa! BPW Federation. The new club has about 55 members. Mrs. Doris Doty, past state f i n a n c e c h a i r m a n ant) director of district 8, Is the new Emmetsburg president. The program included a brief talk by Arthur ,R. McDonald, secretary of the Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce and special music. Mrs. Florence Huffman of Jefferson, director of district 6, installed the new officers. 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