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March 1, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 6

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SIX MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 1 11934 WA-TAN-YE CLUB HOLDS ELECTION OF OFFICERS AT MEETING E. Lunsman New Leader for Season Annual B i r t h d a y Dinner Held at Colonial by Group. MiM Elsie Lunsman was elected prtiideut of the Wa-Tan-Ye club ·uccecding Mia. Alta Striker at a meeting Wednesday evening at the Colonial. The affair wad the annual meeting at the club and dinner wt» served at 6:30 o'clock at smal tables decorated to represent the months of the year and members were seated according to the month «. their birthdays. Mi»» Katherynne Trissel was elected vice president, Miss Martha SJcknatdt, secretary, and Miss Alice Criiman, treasurer. Mrs. Stroker and Mrs. W. R. Hamilton were aimed board members for two years and Dr. Stellar Mason, for one TOUT. Mis* Rena Mack and Miss Bertha Gould were placed on the auditing committee. Reports were made by the-chairmen of the various committees and the officers and Mrs. Striker gave a short talk. K. O. 8. CLUB MEETS AT dtTSTAFSON HOME HIM Juanlta Gastafson, 917 Washington avenue northwest, entertained the S. O. S. club at her home Wednesday evening. Guests Included the Misses Wallie Mark, Alt*' Johansen, Helen' Zahrobsky, Arlene Abel, June Bullard, Ruth Andewon and Marion Hayes. Re'. freahmenta were served at the dose of the evening. TABERNACLE SOCIETY CONDUCTS MEETING Members of the Tabernacle society of St. Joseph church met in the parish hall Wednesday afternoon for a program and business Marion. Donald Sweeney and Richard Casey appeared on the program which was followed by refreshments with Mra. E. J. Kelly as hos- teaa. Flans were discussed for the musical program to he given March 18 at the hall. Dr. T. A. Burke will be the speaker. OBSERVE GOLDEN WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Elder marked the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage Wednesday at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. R. L, James, 904 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, with open house in the afternoon and a family party in the .evening. More than 60 guests called during the afternoon. Refreshments which carried out the golden anniversary theme were served at a table decorated with a yellow centerpiece of candles and flowers. A wedding cake decorated in yellow and green bore the dates, 1934 and 1884 and the names Elder and Stanbery, Mrs. Elder was Jessie Stanbery, daughter of W. C. Stanbery, first mayor of Mason City, before her marirage which was performed by the Rev. Doctor Crlppen at the home of Howard Elder's mother, Mrs. James Elder, on the corner of Washington avenue and Sixth street northwest. Mr. and Mrs. Elder have two daughters, Mrs. R. L. James and Mrs. Donna Elder Jackson of Seattle. Grandchildren are Elder, Tom and John Raymond James and Bob Jackson. · Relatives present at the evening party included Mrs. C. P. Dyke of Evanston, Hi., Mr. and Mrs. Howard Elder, Mr. and Mrs Donald Elder and daughter, Mary Ann, Mrs. Charles Elder, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stanbery, Gilbert Bovaird, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Stetler.' Mrs. Herman Meyers and Mrs. R. J. Edwards assisted in serving. A guest book made by Miss Ethel Roberts was signed by the visitors. MISS L. MAY ftOLLEE HONORED AT DINNER Miss L, May Miller was honored at a dinner given by the teachers and principal of the Roosevelt acd Jackson schools Wednesday evening at the Bovaird tearoom. Jonquils and freesia decorated the dinner ta- 3le where covers were placed for 17. Bridge was played during the evening with high score prizes going x Mrs. Harry Vick and Miss Lucile 3auman. A gift was presented to Hiss Miller who will be married to Starr Parker in March. J DID THE BIGGEST BATCH OF DISHES EVER IN 14 MINUTES.IT USED TO L TAKE ME AT LEAST HALF AN HOUR · '"·' "^-iiTl. i I WHY DONT YOU WASH DISHES THIS QUICK, EASY WAY it on washday--for Rinso's amazing suds soak out dirt, save scrubbing, save the clothes S Try it next washday and see your clothes come 4 or 2 ibada whiter, - Get Rinso at your grocer's today. It gives rich, lasting suds--even in hardest water. ^pHEM'Stn Mjtttfwijrto do eveiy- i thing! And millions of women sty thit by far the quickest, easiest wajr to wash dishes a with Rinso. I'ot gceue doesn't htve a dunce itt Rinso's cremy, soapy sudj. It's (one ftiek as aflasb. Dishes, silver ware, poti, pans almost seem to washtheoselvts! You'll be through in half the time or las. You'll save yourself work three times L'day. Rinso is wonderfully easy on the Bands. You'll want to use it for floors.irills, woodworking//cleaning. And of course you'll want to use THE BIGGEST-SELLING PACKAGE SOAP IN AMERICA Social Calendar THURSDAY B. P. W. club-7:30 o'clock, Hotel Hanford, business session. Cosmopolitan club-6:30 o'clock, Leone McGhee's tearoom. Immanuel Martha society-8 o'clock, Gertrude Clemens, Ellen Newburg, hostesses. Fidelity Life association-8 o'clock, Y. W. C. A. Elks club dance-Clubrooms, music by Huck Shaffer. FRIDAY Baptist Drama club-7:45 o'clock, parsonage, East · State street. Trinity' Gftrflclfl circle-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. J. F. Sanden, ::209 Eighth'-street aoutheiwrt: Presbyterian Central circle-^ "' 1 o'clock, Mrs. Harlan MacMillan, 13 Tenth street northwest. Presbyterian circles-East, 2 o'clock, Mrs. John Lock, 123 Fourteenth street northeast; south, 2 o'clock, Mrs. W. C. Johnson, 536 Fourth street southeast; west, 1 o'clock, Mrs. W. R. Campbell, Mrs. Edna Grassfield, 222 Ninth street northwest; Forest Park, 2 o'clock, Mrs. Albert Hass, 1 Taylor avenue southwest. Congregational Women-Church, group 4. Baptist Ladles aid-2:30 o'clock, parsonage. Calvary Lutheran guild-2 o'clock, church. Church of Christ, W. M. S-6 o'clock, church parlors, talk by Miss Mae Frick, traveler of the orient,- covered dish lunch. Queen Bebekah lodge-7:30 o'clock, I. 0. O. F. hall. Our Saviour's Lather league-8 o'clock, church. W. B. C. SOCL1L CIRCLE MEETS FOB PKOGEAM Lowell Forbes talked on Lincoln and Washington at a meeting of the W. R. C. Social circle at the Y. W. C. A. Mr. Forbes gave incidents in the lives of the two men and also gave a list of great men having birthdays in January or February. Beverly Jean Billman performed two tap dances and sang "On the Sidewalks of New York." James Darling played a cornet solo, accompanied by Marjorie Pickett. At the close of the evening refreshments were served. MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED TO COUPLES Marriage licenses have been issued to George McCall, 25, Albert Lea, and Verla Wallace, 21, Wells, Minn.; Harry L. Peterson, Northwood, and Mabel 0. Grosland, Kensett, both legal; Albert Butcher, 25, Mason 'City, and Helen Janes Smith, 24, Clear Lake. Buy MARCH SPECIAL! Many · " O P T O A A E T R l S T · 110 North Federal Mason City Styles Octagon CLASSES Bess Wilson Speaker for Department Journalist Looks to Industrial War Between Men and Women. Speaking, on "Books by Women, about - Women and for Women," Mrs. Bess Wilson of the Minneapolis Journal reviewed a group of her favorite books at a meeting of the Woman's club literature department Wednesday afternoon at the Y. W. C. A. "Now that women are facing an industrial war with men that will make the suffrage fight look like a Sunday school picnic, it is a good thing for women to believe in their own sex and to know what women have accomplished," she said. "The Memoirs of Glueckel of Hameln," a diary written by a seventeenth century Jewish woman, translated from the German by Marvin Loyenthal, was the first book reviewed by Mrs. Wilson who said that the book was endearing because of the writer's delicious sense of humor and of the fact that she met everything with poise. End of SO Years' War. "The 'Memoirs' were written to still the lonliness which Glueckel felt at the, loss of her husband," Mrs. Wilson said. She lived in Europe at the close of the 30 years' war when Europe was in a state of upheaval. She was married at the age of 14 to a boy whom she had never met and at his death she had 14 children. She carried on his business, managing a hosiery factory and dealing in jewels and bonds. Her second husband, a backer,.lost his money and hers with it and the close of the book is saddened because of the fear of Glueckel that she will have to live with her children. "The book is a good picture of the trials which the Jews of that period suffered," Mrs. Wilson said. She pointed out that the reason the Jewish people dealt In bonds and jewels was simply because they must have their wealth in a portable form since they were so often forced to move or to pay tribute. Avoid Playing Cards. 'The Blue Stocking Letters, 1 ' a group of letters by eightenth century Englishwomen who formed a club to get away from playing cards, was the second book discussed by Mrs. Wilson. "For a group of women to get together without male society, was an unprecedented thing-,", Mra-.Wilson, said:. "ThfiileV ; te« are"in:'-language* besuttftil : a£oV ibrfttle as fine old china. When men such as David; Garrick, Horace Wai- pole and Samuel Johnson sought out the group, the women appreciated what a good joke it was that the men realized a feminine mind could be interesting. The Blue Stocking club is an episode in the progress of women for a place of equality with men. 'The same period in France is described in 'Gay Court Life' by Ercole which pictures the amazing, disgusting,' pitiful conditions under which the women of the French court lived/The book is interesting as .a setting for Stephan Zweig's 'Marie Antoinette,' and also in providing a contrast between tht English and French women of the same period. "Room of One's Own." 1 'A Room of One's Own, 1 by Virginia Woolf is the best thing she has done, I don't like her novels, but she is a brilliant essayist. The book contrasts the provisions for a woman's education with those for a man's. It' points out that women have never had the opportunity that men have had and that they have had to hold up a magnifying mirror to men to aid them in accomplishing any great work. Mrs. Woolf's plea is that women have an equal chance with men. " 'Earth Horizons' by Mary Austin is not a great book, but a good one. Written by an American woman, some 80 years old, it describes the changes she has seen and been intensely interested in. Bitterness over an unhappy marriage has detracted from the quality of the closing chapters. Frst Sidewalk Laid. "Mary Beard's 'America Through Woman's Eyes,' provides a panorama of what women have done in America since the first sidewalk was laid by a Dutch woman who wanted to keep people out of the mud. It contains excerpts from the .writings of women, incorporated ir, a well organized history of woman's progress. It tells of the suffrage fight which had any civil war backed off the map. It describes all the political, industrial and economic fights which women have had. " 'Amazons and Angels' by Inez Hayes Irwin contains good material poorly handled. Reworked, it would provide several good volumes." In concluding Mrs. Wilson spoke of Phil Stong's forthcoming book, "Village Life," which pictures Brunswick, a small town in which people do despicable things. Mrs. Wilson said that most writers seem to think that realism must be ugly and depict sex crazed, money maddened, unclean, unfair people and that she felt realism, such as that, of Gladys Hasty Carroll's in "As the Earth. Turns," is just as convincing. · _*_ ' A request from a Kansas City fire company for a wheel chair for a paralyzed woman of their acquaintance, published in a morning newspaper, brought offers of eight by 9 o'clock, the same morning. EXPEBT DEDUCTION .By Tom O'Nell la a rubber game at the Knickerbocker Whist club, New York, George Reith's partner started the auction with one no trump, second hand bid two hearts and Reith forthwith called six spades, which was doubled fourth hand and redoubled by the opening bidder. Dozens of kibitzers broke into applause as Reith fulfilled the contract in a manner that illustrated how a top-notcher can get information from bids, doubles and drop of the cards. Here was the hand: SMART SCHOOL DRESS SCAKF FINISHES HIGH NECKLINE OF FROCK DESIGNED FOR SPRING CLASSROOM WEAR Globe-Gazette Peerleu IS Cent I'utern, iw Finn Itene, New fork til? . B DIANA BAIT ' · "·" By DIANA DAY. A lovely little dress like this will make any school girl happy. It is so inexpensive and easy to put it together. A gay woolly loose weave cotton in grey and bright red made the original. The leather belt and shiny bone buttons are bright red. The scarf collar is white pique. It can have long sleeves, if you like. Plaided hairy woolen would be stunning in this model in bright tomato red and navy with wide navy suede belt and navy crepe silk tie. Linen, cotton prints in percale, gingham plaids, ribbed cottons, etc., are smart mediums. Style No. 495 is designed for sizes 8, 10, 12 and 14 years. Size 8 requires 2% yards of 39- inch material with % yard of 39- inch contrasting. The Essence of Fashion! The whole fashion story for spring is to be found in this new and exciting spring fashion book. You certainly won't want to miss it. Contains new Hollywood photos and patterns that are styled perfectly and fit perfectly. Send for your copy today. Price of book 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. Tips on Contract A N O M E -fOJ 10 976 + 2 · + K J - I O * K 8 5 3 S O U T H * J 2 ...TM 4 A Q I O 9 8 6 5 3 + 2 Reith- does not recommend his bid of six spades after one no trump by North and two hearts by East. But, in justification, he knew that North would not have bid one no trump without three suits stopped and that North must have some spades, since a void or singleton would have precluded a no.trump offer. The opening lead was the king of hearts, and the first thing for Reith to decide was what caused West to double. The declarer's mental processes'were something as follows: "Obviously West must have the protected king of spades, and, therefore, I shall lose a trump. West probably has only two hearts, since East needed a long string with which to overcall one no trump. "Are both the club king and the diamond king in the West hand so that finesses of the minor queens North will succeed or can West he squeezed by running a string of spades? "Well, East must have something in clubs or diamonds besides a string of hearts headed by the queen with which to overcall one no trump. Has East the diamond king or the club king? Wait, and perhaps we'll have a clew." Reith won the king of hearts with the ace North, discarding a low club South. From the North hand a small spade was led and the ace played South. East's failure to follow verified the indication that West had the king and another trump with which to double. A trump lead from South put West in with the king, and he led another heart, which made Reith's task harder. Had West led a diamond or club Reith might have deduced which minor king East held. After ruffing the heart South, Reith decided that ruffing of diamonds would give him the best chance^to make his slam. He led to the ace. The fall of the ten-spot East showed that East probably held the diamond king. The six of diamonds was trumped South, th« North hand entered via spade lead to the knave and the nine of diamonds was ruffed South, the king falling East. Then it was allover but the applause. It was certain now that West held the club king. A low club was led from the South hand and the queen finessed. On the queen of diamonds a club was discarded South. The rest of the tricks were taken by the ace of clubs and spades in the South hand. --_ A court action in San Mateo, Cal., revealed the Buri Buri rancno, which included the entire San Francisco peninsula in Spanish California days, had dwindled to a single acre. Enthusiasm of Child Wanes Soon; Harmless When Rightly Directed By BROOKE PETERS CHtJBCH When he was 4 years old Tommy developed a passion for carpentry, and chiefly for driving nails. His family was driven nearly to distraction by the appearance of nails and scars in even the drawing room furniture, and racked their brains to think of some method of satisfying the youngster's mania, while protecting the household goods. Finally his father produced a nice, solid piece of wood and a box of nails, and told Tommy that he could practice driving nails into the block as much as he liked, but that if he touched anything else, whether house, furniture, or outbuildings, he would not be permitted to use a hsmmur at all. ':" The boy drove nails off and on all the first dayi "and after fie had gone to bed his father painstakingly pulled them all out and prepared the equipment for another day. The second day Tommy worked as busily as ever, and again his father patiently undid the results of his labor that night. By the third day the child's enthusiasm was waning, and presently, hammer and nails were discarded for a new interest. Children have sudden fancies for doing some one thing over a given period of time. Granted an expression of their hobby, they generally recover very rapidly. The difficulty is that many of these pursuits can be very destructive. If they can in any way be given an outlet until the enthusiam wears off, they are likely to be of short duration and harmless. Often, indeed, they have a constructive value, as in the case of Tommy, who learned a lot about how to drive nails and drive them straight, and acquired a considerable amount of muscular control during his moment of enthusiasm. Announcing New Low Price on Women'sTrimfit HOSE 89c 45 Gauge Extra Sheer Perfectly Clear Grenadine Twist Fore Silk Service or Chiffon Weight EXTRA LONG WEARING /J Get to Know Baby Clinic to Be Held atY.W.QA. Woman's Club Department Will Sponsor Monthly Health Project. Workers at the Woman's club baby clinic spviuiored by tfcji child conservation department of the Woman's club Friday afternoon from 'i to 3 o'clock at the Y. W. C. A. will include Mrs. Lester Dibble, Mrs. F. C. Eslick, Mrs. G. E. Harrison, Mrs. Orece Newman, Mrs. Walter Hyde. Mrs. Don Wieder. Mr*. C M. Fran- chera and Mrs. R. W. Willis. Dr. Madelece Donnelly will be the . physician in charge of the clinic. Children are brought to the clinic which is held monthly to be weighed and measured and gold stars are awarded for standard measurements. Each child is entitled to one complete physical examination a year. The purpose of the clinic is to keep healthy babies well, rather than to treat ailing children. Smarter Styles, Better Quality for Less--Since 1820 A"7V2/'/£ J0 'MtuMmWi lOVirmY *MP,IAT«»ACTIO» WITH IVZWT »UKCHA5«^ For yo«r Easter Promenade Distinctive Styled COATS $16 95 If you are at all anxious about your Easter Coat -- stop worrying and come here tomorrow! We've carefully chosen the headline fashions for Spring in every type -of coat. 500 to choose from, in every type and style for sport or dress wear in the favored colors. All sizes from 12 to 50. Others Priced '12^ to '39^ I AMflftS FOR QUALITY Winter Coats Reduced to Below Cost 7! And Better "SEE YOB TOMORROW" There's Class and Distinction-Comfort and Satisfaction built right into this New Spring Footwear This charming model in blue has everything that well dressed women appreciate in footwear for spring. It's, a light, airy model, trimmed with a touch of white to sharpen up the blue--and built over a well set-up last that has line and character. Ifs one of many new ones shown here now in top grades at $8.50 New Sport Shoes, too. Very clever service shoes that fit perfectly-54.50 to $6.00. Nichols Green "Where the Good Shoes Come From"

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