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December 13, 1933

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six MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE .DECEMBER 13 0 1933 WOMEN SEE BENEFITS FROM AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT FarmWives in Iowa to Be Gamers Increased Income Leads in Benefit to Come From A. A. A. AMES, Dec. 13.--Iowa farm women recognize that though increased farm income ia the mos important immediate benefit of the agricultural adjustment program several other possible results mus he rated highly, a survey of Farm Bureau women leaders in 10 coun ties has revealed. Among significant benefits which may grow out of the program, they say, are training in co-operative effort, the opportunity for more lels lire time and a chance for better soil conservation. Other Benefits. Misa Neale S. Knowles, in charg of home economics extension a' -Iowa State college, and her assist ants, Mrs. N. May Larson and Mrs Mary K. Gregg, circulated a ques tionairc among women attending township and county Farm Bureau committee meetings in 10 widely cattered counties. On the paper were listed seven possible benefits whicl the women are asked to rate in the order of their importance. Fifty women rated Increased farm income first, but 27 listed "training of farmers in co-operative work' ahead of it. . According to W. H. Stacy, extension rural sociologist, who -compiled the results of the survey, many farm women believe that the experience to co-operative effort will help farmers to work together better in the future. Bettor Understanding:. Eleven farm women said-that a ."better understanding between town and country" will be the most significant development of the agricultural adjustment plan.- Nine rated the acquirement of more leisure time as most important because they believe reducing production will check the "trend toward more 'intense working conditions on the farm." Nine women chose "parity price" as the most important result. Parity price, Mr. Stacy explained, will make a unit of farm produce buy as much of other goods as it did .before the war, Eighteen women listed the pos- ;sible development o£ a long-time national land utilization program as Jmost important. Closely allied to .this is the "soil conservation" idea .which three rated as first and all irated relatively high on the list. Income and -Leisure. ' El even'of 26 women in Plymouth Bounty rated "farm - income first. 'Nine placed leisure time : first and six planed the long-time land utillza- SOLOISTS IN "THE MESSIAH" LAWRENCE CAIN EARL, DEAN Solo parts in "The Messiah," to be presented Sunday evening at 8 o'clock in the First Methodist church by the music department of the Woman's club, will be taken by Mrs. C. G. Maudsley, Mrs.'W. L. Bennett, mezzo contralto; Earl Dsan, tenor; and Lawrence Cain, baritone. The Christmas oratorio has been prepared for presentation under the direction of Joseph M. Power and will be sung'by a community chorus; It is open to all interested and a free will offering: will be taken. Final rehearsals' are scheduled for 7 o'clock Thursday evening and 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the church. tion phase first. In two northwestern counties where the land is rough, the women placed soil conservation .at the head of the list. In Muscatine county women placed first .the development of a better understanding between urban and rural people. Fellowship Plans Staging of Drama far Christmas Eve Plans were made for the presen- ation of "Dust of the Road" by Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Christmas eve in the St. John's parish hall at a meeting of the executive coun- il of the. Young People's Fellow- hip Tuesday evening at the rectory The. members of the council were dinner guests of the Rev. Robert M Redenbaugh. The cast of the play will include Robert Sanderson as the old man Robert Malloy, the tramp, Rober Bigg, Peter Stelle; and Johann Nelson, Prudence Steele. Tom Greg ory, chairman of the drama sectio of the Fellowship, will direct th play. MRS JOHN STROM HOSTESS AT BRIDGE Mrs. John Strom entertained a bridge Tuesday at her home, 597 Ninth street southeast. Guests included Mrs! Leslie Adams, Mrs. Al Tibeau, Miss Lucile · Slnram, the Misses Madalynne and Arlene Powell, Mies L u c i l e Iverson and Miss Genevieve Wiikins. High score prize went to Miss Iverson and low to Miss Madalynne Powell. Luncheon wan served at the close of the evening. . The Fellowship will go caroling o Christmas eve following the pla and will return to the church time for midnight service. The meeting was the last for th year and Misa Mary Sherman, president, had charge. ENTER CREEK CLUB MEETS AT LUNCHEON Inter Creek club met Wednesday for luncheon wth Mrs. Chester Hill. A Christmas grab bag was held during the afternoon. Roosevelt Jackson Child Study Circle Meets for Program Roosevelt Jackson Child Study ircle met Tuesday evening at the chool with Mrs. E. Zeigler in harge. The program opened with assembly singing of Christmas ongs, a reading, "A Case-Against Santa," by Norma Anderson and a iano duet, "Jingle Bells," by Dorothy Flarup and Ruth Stokes. Mary and Margaret Zeigler played two piano duets, "Drummer Boy" and "Messenger of Love." "The Mansions," a reading, was given by Mrs. C. W. Billings and Mrs. Virgil Carr had the lesson on "The Family Melting Pot." During the social hour Mrs. W H. Mahlstadt, Mrs. Nels Larson TODAY Ifs BRIGHT COLORS and PASTEL SHADES Right now, the younger set (and who else sets the styles) is clamoring tor bright little crepes to wear under dark coats, and for soft, flattering pastels. They k n o w there's an expensive look to this one-color idea-and they're right. See these new high shade dresses that have just arrived and so inexpensively priced at '10.75 to '19.75 Mrs. Harry Shaffer and Mrs. Henry Flatness served refreshments. Mrs. II. L. Boothroyd will be hostess to the group for its January meeting. MEMBERSHIP DRIVE CONTINUED BY UNIT The local unit of the American Legion auxiliary is seeking a national citation in the annual membership drive and so far has enrolled 107 women for 1934. The citation will be given to units equalling or getting more members in 1834 than they had in 1033. Mrs. C. A. Thomas, membership chairman, will be at the joint Legion and auxiliary party Friday evening with her membership files. New Baptist Group Names Its L e a d e r s Y. W. A. Entertains Younger Women of Parish at Dinner, Program. The younger women of the Baptist church were organized at a meeting of the Baptist Y. W. A. Tuesday evening; at tho church. Mr-. Clarence Moore was elected president, Mrs. Lester Berkhoff, vice president; Miss Frieda Johanssen. secretary; «nd Mrs. John Kopecky, Jr., treasurer. It was decided to hold the first meeting of the new group Jan. 4 at the home of Mrs. F. L. Curtis with Mrs. Frank Carroll assisting. Mrs. Carroll presided during the organization season. The business session followed the dinner which was served at tables decorated in red and green with tapers and Christmas trees. Plans were made for a Christmas party to be held at the home of Mrs. Charles Gasswint, Dec. 19. Mrs. Gasswint told the story of the origin of "Silent Night" and the assembly sang the selection. The story of "The King with the Terrible Temper" was dramatized by the group while Mrs. W. A. Carter read. A mock operation was performed by Mrs. Curtis and Mrs. Carroll. Two five minute plays, "Big Business" and "While You Wait" were staged by Dorothy Blels, Mrs. Kopecky, Jr., Mrs. R. Bickelson, Mrs. Clarence Moore, Miss Ruby Johannsen and Mrs. C. S. Swender. Stunts were performed by the new group. The program was in charge of Mrs. Carter, Mrs. Gasswint and Mrs. John Kopecky. Mrs. T. B. Ferguson, Mrs. Tom Humiaton and. Mrs. Glen Davis arranged the dinner. Training in Suitable Selection of Clothes Ought to Begin Early By BROOKE PETERS CHURCH Children vary tremendously in their attitude towards choosing colthes. Some take pleasure in it, other are indifferent, and still others find the whole procedure boring and unnecessary. Since they will one day "have to assume the responsibility of dressing themselves, it seems advisable, even necessary, to train them as early as possible in the suitable choice ot clothes. · This will not, of course, apply to the occasional child who knows Instinctively what he or she wants and needs. Few children have this acuity from the outset. Most of them must be guided in some degree. For the child who has a tendency to go to extremes,' who must have the latest thing, with no regard to its taste or beauty, there is a usefu litle adage. "Be not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet th last to lay the old aside." This child will have to be allowec to make a few mistakes, in a probability, to be shown the thrift lessness of extreme and conspicuou ACCEPTABLE YULE GIFT N'F.CJUIGEE IN TWO MATERIALS OR COLORS MAY BE SOLUTION OF CHRISTMAS PROBLEM, WHAT-TO-GIVB frtiltM 15 Ctnl I'olttrn, ZOO Fifth avenue. New Vork I ' l l j BT DIANA D»V ~ And imagine how simple it is to make, too. In these days ot complicated cuts, this will be as simple as eating apple pie. It is cut fairly close about the hip area, and adjusted by an attached sash. Another interesting thing about it is the shoulder yoke which offers many schemes for contrast. Such a model is today's pattern which can be carried out in crepe satin, crepe silk or velvet. Make it with short or long loose sleeves. Style No. 655 is designed for sizes 14, 16, 18, 20 years, 36, 38, 40 and 42 inches bust. Size 36 requires 4 yards of 39- inch material with IMi yards of 35- inch contrasting. Tho Essence of Fashion! All summed up for you in this exciting New Book of fashions and paterns. If you pride yourself on being in the "fashion know," you can't afford to miss It. You'll find the editorials amusing and helpful. "Sure Cure for the . Blues" contains valuable tips. Send for your copy today, enclosing 10 cents, stamps or coin. Address fashion department of this paper. Price of nook 10 cents. Price of pattern 15 cents in stamps or coin (coin is preferred). Wrap coin carefully. Do not send to Mason City, but address Globe-Gazette pattern department, 200 Fifth avenue, New York City. x L_ · -- . COMEDY TO BE GIVEN AT WHEEUERWOOD CHURCH "The Alley Daffodil," a three act comedy by Myrtle Giard Elsey, will be presented by the young people of Lime Creek No. 4. P. T. A. Friday evening at 8:30 o'clock at the Wheelerwood church. Lesson Series Completed for H a n d i c r a f t e r s Members of the handcraft department of the Woman's club completed a series of lessons at a meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Y. W. C. A. Mrs. Paul Hill had been instructing: in rug making. Mrs. Guy Crosen in Christmas card design and Mrs. Charles E. Gilson in Christmas gift preparations. The next series of classes will begin work after the holidays on Jan. 16 when Miss Harriet Stocldard will teach pottery, Mrs. L. W. Wilkinson, raffia weaving-, and Mrs. A. J. Feeney, patchwork, applique and tufting. continue for five lessons until the close of the year. Lamp shade making will be taught by Mrs. J. H. Murray beginning Feb. 20. TILKIFTY FIXERS CLUB AT CHRISTMAS PARTY The Thrifty Fixers 4-H Girls club met at the home of Marcele Stevens for a Christmas party. An Impromptu program was given followed by a Christmas grab bag. Refreshments were · served at the close of the party. DRAMA SHOP PLANS MARIONETTE GROUP A group of persons interested in, marionettes met at the Drama Shop Tuesday evening when plans were SOCIAL CALENDAR WEDNESDAY Delta Alpha class--6:30 o'clock, Mrs. James E. Blythe, 431 First street southeast. R. B. Bridge club-- DIAMONDS . . . at their true value. Many beautiful, new settings in yellow and white wedding rings to match. WATCHES DIAMONDS clothes, to be given confidence in the beauty and grace of moderation. It is a slow process and cannot be accomplished by driving, but only by tactful guidance and insistence rather on beauty than on vulgarity. The child who has no opinions of its own, who takes without question what is given it to wear, presents just as difficult a problem. It must be encouraged to have confidence in itself, and to notice the clothes of others. If it ever does express a preference the mother will do well to gratify it if she possibly can, and to encourage with praise the results of the choice. Keeping the balance between too much and too little attention to dress is like walking a tight-rope. AUXILIARY TO'HEAR. MRS. MERTON SKELIA' Mra. Ben Gustafson, radio chairman for the local unit of the American Legion auxiliary, has announced that Mra. M. Merton Skelly will speak on "The Auxiliary's Shopping List of 100,000 Names" Thursday afternoon at 2:15 o'clock from WHO. The Argonne post quartet will sing. Stowing away on a ship was made a jail offense by the last session of the Hawaiian territorial legislature. 7 o'clock, Leone McGhee's tearoom. Home Decoration class-7:30 o'clock, Y. W. C. A., Miss _ Sophie ChbwnSng. " ' " . · - " Women's Catholic Order of Foresters-7:30 o'clock, Holy Family school, Christmas party. I. O. F. lodge-8 o'clock, Eagles hall, election Christmas party. Madison P. T. A.-7:45 o'clpck, school. St. Joseph's card party-8 o'clock, parish hall, card party sponsored by men of parish. THURSDAY Iill-Us Bridge club-1 o'clock, Jefferson Amber room, Mrs. L. T. Grube, hostess. St. Katherine's Guild-1 o'clock, Mrs. A, H. Beechcr, 637 Washington avenue southwest. W. 1 M. T. club-2 o'clock, Mrs. Ray Mettler, 322 Jefferson avenue northwest. Grant P. T. A.-2:30 o'clock, school. McKlnley P. T. A.-7:30 o'clock, school, Christmas message, the Rev. O. L. N. Wigdahl, high school singers. Decker's club boll-8:30 o'clock, MacNider McmoSal hall, charity ball. Trinity Itoosevclt circle 6:30 o'clock, party. church, Christinas PORTLAND AND OWEN SCHOOLS PLAY PROGRAM Portland No. 7 and Owen No. 3 schools will combine for the presentation of a Christmas program to be given Friday evening at Owen school. Miss Lucile Curran and Misa Evelyn Yates are the teachers. Can You Depend on the QUALITY? Buy Butter W£$ By Name . . . IOWA STATE BRAND--Very Finest CORN COUNTRY ROLI^--Next Best for a Little Less Both arc GUARANTEED by the Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc. W. C. T. U.-2:30 o'clock, Y. W. C. A., talk by the Rev. George K. Davies. O. N. O. clul)-- Mrs. Arthur Clark, 1514 Madison avenue northwest. Grace Evangelical Ladles nid-Church parlors, Mrs. Robert Erickson, Mrs. B. J3. Snell, hostesses. Central r. T. A.-2:30 o'clock, school. Harding' P. T. A.-2:30 o'clock, school. Athenian club-6:30 o'clock, Mrs. H. G. Weber, 1311 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, Mrs. B. M. Nangle, Mra. H. P. McLaughlln, Mrs. W. E. Murnen, Mrs. J. A. Senneff, Mrs. Don Hickey, hostesses, gray nineties party. Sorosls club-Mrs. C. H. Barber, 217 Delaware avenue southeast, lesson, Mrs. H. B. Hasbrouck. Presbyterian Sto«uw»ys-- 6:30 o'clock, church. Delta Alphas-6:30 o'clock, Mrs. James E. Blythe, 431 First street southeast. Monroe Washington P. T. A.-7:30 o'clock, school, Christmas party, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Butler, chairmen. Garfleld P. T. A.-7:30 o'clock, school. McKlnley P. T. A.-2:30 o'clock, school. Roynl Neighbors-8 o'clock, Eagles hall, election of officers. Tusalntn club-6:15 o'clock, Y. W. C. A., installation and recognition. L,. U. G. A. club-Mrs. Paul Matzen, exchange of Christmas gifts, miscellaneous shower for Mrs. Lawrence Matzen. Harding P. T. A 2:30 o'clock, school, Christmas message, the Rev. George K. Davies; carols by Nellie Fahnestock's and Helen Glassner's grades. Mexsluli chorus-7 o'clock, II. E. church, rehearsal Thrift club-Mr. and Mr.t. John Jenluns, oyster slipper. made for the study of the mechanics of operating 'a marionette show. The group will meet regularly after The raffia and pottery classes will Smarter Styles, Better Quality for Less--Since 1920 COURTESY AND SATISFACTION WITH EVKRY P U R C H A S E FUR COATS of Style and Quality E. Abrecht's Son Show her your appreciation by buying her a NEW FUR COAT for Christmas. We can save you money on these Smart, Dependable AI- brecht's Coats. Sealines priced as low as $39.75. Hudson Seals priced up to $177.75 and many others at saving prices. Buy Now and Save! "S*e You Tomorrow" Aristocrats in FOOTWEAR That's What I'ciicoclt" and "Jiysonele" Styles Are, and A Special . . * CHRISTMAS OFFER ONE RUSSELL SxlO Photograph HAND PAINTED IN qjL Only MASON CITY'S MOST MODERN LIGHTING RUSSELL STUDIO Phone 2272 Next to 3. C. Penney Co. They will be prized by any woman as a beautiful and useful Christmas Gift. This Will Be a Footwear Christmas Early sales indicate a sharp turning to practical things that supply an every day need, and shoes exactly fill the bill. We have something just right for every member of the family. Good shoes with a reputation for superior quality. When they come from this store everyone knows they're good. There's a wide assortment to select from. Dress styles--service shoes-boots--sport v footwear--overs--rub- bers--etc. Look 'em over. "Allen A" hose in Christmas boxes. Beautiful sheer hose that bring pleasure to every woman. Every pair perfect. Select Now While Sizes Are Complete NICHOLS GREEN Where the Good Shoes Come From

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