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February 6, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 6 1936 NINE Mother Voices Another View About Parties B.v GARRY C. MYERS. I'M. D. Child Training Authority Some while ago I said in this column: "Perhaps some of my readers will feel like shooting me when they read this article. No matter. I would strongly advise against formal parties until the 'teens. I might compromise on birthday parties. . . ." Here is one of the answers to that article: "Dear Sir: I am a mother of a little girl, and the enclosed article DOES NOT make me wish to shoot you, but it does make me wish to contradict the statements in the article for the reason that I am one who has had practical experience in this sort of thing, as I have been giving my little daughter very large and elaborate parties over a period of years. They were an utter JOY. not only to tlic little girls who attended, but to my child as well. But my child was not the timid or unsocial type. However, she never had boys to any of her parties before her last one--and that last one was, to say the least, the most disheartening' and disgusting experience I have ever had the misfortune to experience, as boys and girls were present! From Good Ri.mJlies. "Always before, all the children who came to our children's parties were from splendid families--people not necessarily yeiy affluent, but all of high class, fine people--they behaved themselves as children should and always went away with happy smiles on their faces and full stomachs (and arms). But as my daughter is now 14 and in high school, several of my close friends suggested inviting some of the 'nice boys' anfi their girl friends. . . , "So I planned a dance and dinner for the "nice boys," the boys of representative families of this city-- and their friends! I planned an orchestra for dancing, a delightful dinner perfectly served, a beautiful moonlight wide veranda few dancing, prizc-s and everything possible. The prizes were not 'pernicious,' but the guests wore. Refused t* JUance. "Instead of taking advantage of ray hospitality and enjoying the evening as they should, they refused to dance, and instead paired off with their dates over the grounds and terraces, and to use the very familiar and popular slang phrase, ·necked' the entire evening--and one child complained bitterly that there was nothing stronger than water to drink. "Now, kind sir, listen to a 'mother.' The elaborate parties should not begin with the teen age. They should end with, the teen age. "My daughter was thoroughly sickened with her first grown-up party of. mind you, children from supposedly n i c e parents--filthy minded morons who are not satisfied with clean fun, but demand liquor and necking at their parties." of Fur-trimmed Winter COATS Regular $16.95 Values No effort has been spared to make this final clearance of women's fur-trimmed coats the greatest in our history. We can't begin to tell you about these savings in detail. Every coat is priced drastically low for quick clearance. This is an unsurpassed opportunity to select the coat you want--Kjf Damon quality and standards at a price you can't help but afford to pay. Brown, black and green in sizes 14 to 44. DRESSES Values to $6.95 These Hress values are not likely to be duplicated. Here is quality plus style offered at such enormous savings that you'll want as many as you can get. Perfectly styled silk dresses for wear during every minute of the day. All colors. Sizes 14 to 44. Size 50 to 62 Winter Closing-out Felt Regular $24.95 Values This Is why thrifty women can't afford to overlook this opportunity to save. A bargain you may never see again! Regular $1.00 Values Our finest hats are included in this sale. You'll be amazed at their value and the unusual variety of colors! S Regular $4.98 values. Sizes 2 to 10, each. DOWNSTAIRS STORE $1.00 's Keep the children smartly dressed as well as warm and comfortable. Now is the time to replenish their winter wardrobe during this final clearance. SECOND FLOOR WIFE PRESERVERS Monthly Clinic for Babies to Be Held at "Y" The Woman's club child conservation department will sponsor its monthly free clinic for babiea Friday afternoon from 1 to 3 o'clock at the Y. W. C. A. The committee for the day will include Mrs. E. O. Babcock. chairman, Mrs. Walter Hyde, Mrs. F. C. Eslick, 1 Mrs. Edward Sipple, Mrs. W. F. Hannaman and Mrs. Henry Miller. Dr. Madelene Donnelly will be the physician in charge. Children are brought to the clinic, to be weighed and measured aad a complete physi- j n /( i i A "LI J £ cal examination is given each child IVlOlSDerry Again Head Of Put. a spoonful of jelly into your French salad dressing for a change. It makes a plain salad into a "party" dish. once a year. H E L P I N G T H E H O M E M A K E R By MBS. MARY MORION Menu Hint Breakfast Tomato Juice Cereal With Milk Sweet Rolls Bacon Luncheon. Scalloped Potatoes Whole Wheat Bread or Rolls Baked Apples Caramel Spanish Cream Milk or Cocoa Dinner Lamb Chops Mashed or Riced Potatoes or Boiled Rice Molded Tomato Salad Canned Cora Cake With Sunshine Frosting Today's Recipes. Caramel Spanish Cream--One can sweetened condensed milk (caramelized), one cup hot w;Uer, one cup cold water, two tablespoons granulated gelatin, one-fourth cup sugar, two eggs, separated; one-fourth teaspoon salt. Blend, together caramelized sweetened condensed milk and hot water in top of double boiler. Soften gelatin in cold water five minutes. Blend sugar and egg yolks; add gradually to caramelized mixture, stirring constantly until mixture is slightly thickened. Add salt and gelatin and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from fire and fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into bowl. Chill until firm. Serve with whipped cream. Serves eight. Chopped dates or nut meats may be a.dded before chilling if desired. To caramelize sweetened condensed milk, place one or more unopened cans in kettle of boiling water. Keep at boiling point for three hours. Be sure to keep cans covered with water. Several cans may be caramelized at the some time. The caramel may be chilled before using and then served sliced for dessert with whipped cream or crushed fruit. The unopened cans 'of caramel may be kept on. the pantry shelf until needed. Plymouth Cemetery Group P L Y M O U T H -- A t the annual cemetery association meeting held at Fredericks Furniture store Saturday afternoon, all the officers were re-elected, C. A. Molsberry, president; A. M. Holroyd, secretary; M. A. Hanson, treasurer; A. Chisibro, supervisor and R. J. Armstrong. G. O. Heinselman, F. A. Peshak, directors. Another meeting will be called to outline the year's work and get a caretaker for the year. Weather Causes Meetings at Rudd to Be Postponed RUDD--The Royal Neighbors will hold their installation meeting- Friday afternoon. This meeting had been postponed because of weather conditions. The M. E. W. F. M. S. which was to have been Wednesday afternoon at the Peter Lobr home was postponed. School has been In session all week but many of the children have to remain in town because of blockaded roads. The P. T. A. meeting, which had already been postponed from Jan. 27 to Feb. 4, could not be held Tuesday evening. A car of coal arrived in town Wednesday, which was greatly needed as the supply was limited. Sunshine Frosting---One-half cup sweetened condensed milk, one tablespoon lemon juice, one egg yolk, one tablespoon grated orange rind, two and one-half cups confectioners' (4X) sugar, sifted. Blend together sweetened condensed milk and lemon juice. Stir until mixture thickens. Add egg yolk, orange rind and confectioners' sugar and beat until smooth and creamy. Spread on cold cake or sweet cookies. Makes enough frosting- to cover tops and sides of two (eight-inch) layers, or top and sides of loaf cake generously, or about 24 cup cakes. BEENDA L. BARNES HOSTESS AT PARTY Brenda Louise Barnes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan A. Barnes, 708 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, entertained several friends and their mothers at her home Wednesday afternoon on the occasion of her fourth birthday. A valentine motif was carried out in the table decorations and refreshments. The hostess received a number of gifts. LEGION AUXILIARY MEETS AT P. G. E. Members of the American Legion auxiliary met Wednesday afternoon al the P. G. E. auditorium to make layettes in response to a call from the Des Moines welfare shelf. Comforters for the shelf were also made. Plans were discussed for the card party to be held Feb. 11 at the P. G. E. At the close of the afternoon, Mrs. Earl Leaman and Mrs. Harold Shockey served refreshments. Visits at Goldfield. POPEJOY--Mrs. R. M. Docid is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. R, Wear at Goldfield for.a few days. Surprise Party Given at Fertile in Honor of Miss Mabel Elthon FERTILE--The mission society gave a reception for Miss Mabel Eltlion at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Elthon. This was a surprise to Miss Mabel when about 125 were gathered in the home. A program included songs by the young people, message by the Rev. Mr. Sharer, pastor of the Cavalry Baptist church at Forest City, a message by tbc Rev. .lames Miller and response. Miss Elthon. On Sunday afternoon the Central American and African missionary society met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Eikenbary, a report of the past year's work was given by the secretary, and all officers were re-elected, C. N. Jorgenson. president; John Scylin, vice president, C. E. Eikenbary, secretary and treasurer, and Mrs. C. N. Jorgenson, musical director and pianist. Miss EUhon expects to leave Saturday on her return to the field in Nicaragua Central America. She will speak in many cities on her way to California. ST. KATHERINE'S GUILD ELECTS St. Katherine'g Guild elected Mrs. Roy Griffin president for the coming- year, Mrs. A. Shook, vice president; Mrs. S. A. Repp, secretary, and Mrs. A. M. Schanke, treasurer. The guild entertained at a farewell luncheon for the Rev. R. M. Redenbaugh at the Hotel Hanford and presented a gift to him. His mother was a guest at the party. BERNICE BENISH HOSTESS TO CLUB Miss Bernice Benish entertained the Akiyuhapi club at a 1 o'clock dinner Wednesday evening at Leone McGhee's tearoom. Valentine decorations were used throughout and following dinner, contract was played at three tables with high score prizes going to Miss Louise Leinhaas and Misa Helen Gleasou. Miss Avis Kislia received guest prize. --*-Returns to California. POPEJOY--Miss Lulu Graff, R. N., left Monday night on the return trip to Walnut, Cal.. after spending six weeks at the home of her mother, Mrs. Rosa Graff and family, also visited otber relatives and friends. Teacher Near Thornton Has Unusual Record in Daily Trip in Drifts THORNTON--Mrs. George Klaasen. who is teaching her sixth year at the Hemming school %y s miles north and 1 mile west of here drives to her home 2 miles south of. Clear Lake each day. She has only tailed to get to her school two days this winter untl! today. Air. Klaasen has been bringing her since the cold weather and coming for her in the evening. Since the mile we-st from highway 107 to her school has been blocked, they have been leaving their car at the Sorcnsen place and walking: that mile. Tuesday as the storm was increasing in severity Mr. Klaasen stayed at the school until noon when she dismissed and they started home. When they got to the corner they found the Clear Lake road blocked and came to Thornton where they stayed until Wednesday noon then returned home by way of Rockwell and Mason City. Late Wednesday the state snowplow went through opening the road to Clear Lake. , Poor Visibility Blamed. EMMETSBURG--A truck driven by Raymond Atkinson of Emmetsburg and a car driven by Henry Schmidt, farmer near Cylinder, collided east of here on Highway IS Wednesday night, with occupants of both cars escaping serious injury. Drifting snow, which limited the road to a one-way passage, a.nd poor visibility were blamed for the accident which damaged both machines. f hildrerfs Colds ^ Yield q u e r to double action of STAINLESS now, if you prefer GLASSES PLEASE We have a style and a price just for you--and you will like both. Glasses Repaired Quickly, Accurately, Economically First Chaplin Film in Five Years Gets Off to Flying Start NEW Y O R K - i.T'i -Clmrlie Chaplin's first movie in five years was off to a flying start Thursday after a gula prank-re marked by an emergency call for police to push back crowds oC celebrity pursuing' autograph hunters. Sounds nimble and roll through the new movie. "Modern Times," but Chaplin's only concession to the screen that speaks was ft tune in an unrecognizable tongue. Give Your Hair Life,Luster and Color Use Luvalon --· see the sparkling highlights a n d r a d i a n t beauty it gives your hair, Lova- Ion docs not dye or Woch -- it just britig$ out your hair's natural color and ^_ blends in dull, Fiv. riniM for IS c.nt. «i faded jtrands. drua ond dflpaHment iloret Lovalon COmeS *veryv.h.r«. Trial iix.otany in 12 tTUC hair Icncenlilore.Orhovcolov. 5 hadeS. Simple olonrin.jOlanYljwilhFillOP ,,, use _ fry it. L O V A L O N -- 1h« Odorlet* Vrgatoblo Hair Rim* WEAR 25c "Tone" up your winter dresses with the "iatest hits" in neckwear, from "jazzy" gay frills to the "·classic" simplicity of tailored lines. Novelty Bilks, plain colored taffetas and satins. You'll "keep in tune" with the neckwear season when you place one of these good-looking c o l l a r s "round and round" your neck. 9 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. f HELLO, MRS.MEAD. WON'T j 1 YOU COME IN FOR A FEW S 1? MINUTES? I WANT TO SHOW sk, YOU MY NEW WASHER ,010 , YOU GET OWE, TOO! IT CERTAINLY SAVES A LOT OF WORK... BUT f THE CLOTHES DON'T GET ANY WHITER THAN WHEN I USED TO iSCRUB AMD ITS MOT THE FAULT OF THE WASHER-l'M SURE] OF THAT. IT MUST BE THE SOAP YOU'RE _ USING-- j -'B.I DOES THE SOAP REALLY MAKE SO MUCH/ DIFFERENCE WHEN YOU HAVE A WASHING) MACHINE?/- SURPRISED AT YOU 1 . OF COURSE) (IT DOES! I USE RiNSO. IT GIVES SUCH/ 'RICH, LASTING SUDS -,EVEN IN OUR HARD WATER, AT NEXT WASHDAY /MY, WHAT A NICE SNOWY WASH. I'LL SET YOU USED RINSO YES, I TOOK YOUR ADVICE AND IT WORKED LIKE A CHARM. AND NOTICE, HOW BRIGHT AND FRESH THE COLORS ARE,TOO 1 ALSO USE RINSO FOR THE DISHES IT'S A JOY TO SEE HOW QUICKLY !T GETS RIO OF GREASE AND MAKES EVERYTHING SHINE says I^^^elS^ 1 ?--for all dcaoiJf il r ° r cilshcs ' to City -»,-. AndtheTO7i , Ioo5cnsd;n ·^ ' -s 'ES -- IT KEEPS THEM FRESH AC A rr,if~,r ( JS^^wSi

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