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' ff 1 1 EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 16 · 1937 SOFTENERS NOW CAN BE BOUGHT WITH FHA FUNDS Reduce Corrosion, Clogging to Minimum by Modern Equipment. Over a large area of the country both public and private water- supply contains an amount of mineral content often enough to make the water "hard,"' as it is commonly called. This water condition is undesirable because of its clogging and corrosive action on plumbing lines, heating plants, and cooking utensils. In addition to that, difficulty is experienced in laundering and washing of all types, because it is hard to make soapsuds with such water, and undesirable deposits are formed by Ihe chemical reactions . taking place between the soap and the mineral in the water. As a result of this widespread condition, a number of firms are producing water-softening equipment which, by filtration and chemical action, neutralizes or deposits out the mineral content, leaving the water soft and reducing to a 'minimum clogging or corrosion in plumbing and heating equipment.'. Such water-softening equipment is manufactured by a number of firms who will make an analysis of the water to be treated and upon that basis recommend the type and size of equipment which will be most satisfactory. It may be purchased under the modernization credit plan of the Federal Housing administration both for homes and business properties when it is installed as a permanent part of the plumbing system. Most water-softening equipment is designed for connection into the main water-supply line so that all water used within the house is treated. At times only the domestic hot-water supply is softened, and now small portable softeners are available which can be connected to any individual faucet and provide a sufficient quantity of softened ..water for washing arposes/-^ -^.. ; -~:...,'.-.--..,,' . WHere the ; water supply is defi- Period and Modern Motifs Blended @ RUGS · DRAPES © CURTAINS © FURNITURE Can Be Carefully Cleaned and, Color Restored. SEND YOURS NOW PHONE 788 Above is an illustration showing the use of period motifs with the modern in the designing oC present day rooms. Many pleasing combinations may be worked out in this manner. nitely hard, the installation of water-softening equipment \yill open pay for itself in the saving on plumbing and heating lines and equipment as well as through added comfort and convenience. Of course, to realize these major benefits the equipment should be so installed that all water used in the house is treated in accordance with the manufacturers' recommendations. DISPELL CARES Selected Tints Utilize All of Suns Rays on Dull ·Wintry Days. / Color may be used advantageously to combat the darkness of wintry days. : Carefully selected tints tend to utilize and reflect every ray of sunshine that enters and give the impression of sunshine e v e n though the weather outside may be gloomy and gray. Pale yellow walls and wood- vork, yellow-orange draperies, slue and green tones on painted urniture, brightly enameled con- ainers for growing plants form combination which promotes a heerful atmosphere and gives the effect of an indoor garden where he sun is constantly shining. Credit is advanced by private inancial institutions insured by he Federal Housing Administration for modernization purposes Porches may be converted into sunrooms successfully at small expense. Beauty Comes in Packages Modern beauty for the bathroom now comes in packages. It is a brand, now idea, and has recently made its appearance in Ihc smartest New York stores. Bathroom hampers, stools, 1 chairs, towel stands, mirrors, shelves, cabinets and vanities art shown in many designs. Illustrated are some of these new and useful things. O BUILD 0 REPAIR 0 REMODEL Use, , "NORTHWESTERN" Portland 'Cement For Beauty Permanence Satisfaction Northwestern States Portland Cement Co. General Offices, 6th Floor , First National Bank Bide. v FOR GOOD PLUMBING and HEATING SERVICE 202Vi North Federal Ave. FURNISHING COST OF MODERN HOME VARIES GREATLY Shop Heads Give Views on Amounts Needed to Equip House. WASHINGTON, D. C.--The subject of how much it costs to furnish a home invariably arouses diverse opinions and heated discussion, but it is always of interest to those who have had or are about to have that interesting experience. Three representative department stores in Washington were consulted by the Federal Housing administration regarding this matter of moment and asked whether $500 would cover the expense of furnishing a five or six-room house. One firm declared that a shopper with a fair knowledge of home furnishings and with careful buying, particularly during furniture sales, could purchase furniture essentials with $500. Higher Average The' second store claimed that S750 would not only buy furniture necessities but provide a~ limited number of lamps, rugs, and su icient china and glassware for th nitial housekeeping. The third department store in sisted that 51,000 would barely cover the absolute necessities re- Sunday at Local Churches y THE GOLDEN TEXT: John 4: 14--"Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst." quired in home furnishings and would mean a sparsely furnished house and a very narrow choice of tables and other requirements to make a home attractive and comfortable. ' While furnishings and furniture cannot be purchased under the program of the Federal Housing administration, a strong demand for these items is created through home construction and modernization. BAPTIST First--Where Pennsylvania av- nue crosses East State street, :45 a. m. Church school. 10:50 . m. Morning worship. Anthem, I Lay My Sins on Jesus." Thorns' Theme, "The Grounds of Regious Experience." 3 to 4 rV. m. 3 ioneers. 6:30 p. m. Hi-BY for oung people. 7:30 p. m. Song ervice with stereopticon address n "The School Built on Barrels," ne of our home mission schools or Negroes. Tuesday at 2:30 p. .. and 6:30 p. m. Forward Forum t Hampton. Wednesday at 6:15 3. m. School of Missions with four lasses. Thursday at 7 p. m. Choir ehearsal at Mr,Gary's home. Friday at 2:30 p. m. Gildner division vill meet at Mrs. Barnett's home. -J. Lee Lewis, pastor. CATHOLIC St. Joseph's--Masses at G:30, 8, 9:15 and 10:30 a. m.--The Rt. Hev. '. S. O'Connor, pastor; the Rev. rancis J. McEnaney and the Rev. Carl Kurt, assistants. Holy Family -- Second street northwest. Sunday masses at 7, 8, 9:15 and 10:30 a. m.--The Rev. R. P. Murphy; the Rev. A. J. Bohrer and the Rev. William Mullen, assistants. Lehiffh 'Catholic Chapel--Serv- ce every Sunday at 9 a. m. Confessions before mass. Catechism, 15 minutes after mass.--The Rev. A. J. Bohrer. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE First Church of Christ, Scientist --Washington avenue and Third street northwest. Sunday service, II a. rn. Subject, "Life." Sunday school, 9:45 o'clock. Wednesday evening testimonial meeting, 7:45 p. m. Reading room, east end. ot church. Week days, 11 a. m. to 5 p. m. CHURCH OF CHRIST First--Bible school at 9:30. W. S. Kollman, superintendent. Morn- ng worship at 10:45. Anthem by choir, "God Be Merciful," Little. Sermon by pastor, "The Lost Child." Christian Endeavor at 6:30. Evening worship at 7:30. Sermon, The Cost of Salvation."--David L. Kratz, pastor; J. J. Fitzgerald, choir director; Miss Miriam Marston, organist. CONGREGATIONAL First--Youth will be given a hearing at the morning hour of worship at 10:45. In keeping with a denominational program, the Pilgrim fellowship will have a central place on the program as selected young people tell "Why We Believe in the Church." Bill BlacUmore, president of the Pilgrim fellowship, and John Gilmore, vice president, will assist the pastor as presiding officers. Others to, appear and present three-minute views are Ruth Kelogg, Robert Lorenz and Carol Moore. Music by the vested choir under the direction of Mrs. W. L. staff meets at the parsonage.--C. A. Hinz, pastor. Central--329 East State street. The Transfiguration of Our Lord. Sunday, 9:45 a. m. The Church school. Sunday, 11 a. m. Divine worship. The sermon theme: "Life Is'Toward the East." Prelude, "Largo," Handel. Anthem, "How Beautiful Upon the Mountains," Stainer. Offertory, "Nocturne," C h o p i h. Postlude, "Marche," Stults. Sunday, 6:30 p. m. The Luther league fellowship supper, in charge of Margaret and Dorothy Mickey, Charles Paul Thompson. Sorlien Monday; a n d 4:30 p. m. Confirmation class of instruction. M o n d a y , 8 p. m., Brotherhood with David K.Lund- berg and Marcus Lundberg^at 75 Beaumont drive. Tuesday, 8'p. m., League sleighride party meets at the church. Wednesday, 2:30 p. m., West Chapter of the Ladies guild with Mrs. Charles G. Wass at 321 North Monroe avenue. Wednesday, 8 p. m., church choir. Saturday, 1:30. p. m., Confirmation class of instruction.--Walter H. Kampen, pastor. Immanuel--Corner Fifth and Jersey southeast. Sunday school at 9:30. Worship at 10:30. Sermon, "Jesus Hallows the Home." Anthem by the church chorus. No evening service. The pastor will attend annual district meeting at Fort Dodge Sunday evening and Monday. Board of administration Tuesday at 7:30. Missionary society Wednesday at 8, at the parsonage. Mrs. J: Lee Lewis will be the speaker. Northeast division Thursday at 2:30, with Mrs. B. T. Echolm. C h o r u s rehearsal Friday at 7:30. Confirmation class Wednesday after school and Saturday at 9:30.--B. T. Erholm, pastor. St. James--502 Sixth street southeast. Graded Sunday school at 9 a. m. Helmer Kapplinger, superintendent. Ella Woisnak, secretary and treasurer. American services at 10 a. m. Theme, "God Is Our Help." Senior choir will sing "Morning Hymn," by Melvul. German services at 11 a. m. Text, Psalm G2. Senior league meets at 7 p. m Bible verse on "Love" or "Joy." Senior choir will practice Tuesday at 8 p. m. Friendship society Wednesday at 8 p. m., with Mr. and Mrs. W. Swift and Mr. and Mrs. H. Kapplinger serving. Aid division No. 1 meets Thursday at 2 p. m. with Mrs. Elisa Doering, 811 South Federal ave- lue-- Oswald E. G. Mall, pastor. Trinity -- 508 Pennsylvania avenue " " K G L O Kemble's Greenhouse Ray W. Whorley, Msr. "Say It With Flowers" f PT SIS L£i£ U5I Any Plumbing, Heating, or Sheet Metal Improvements You Plan On. 137 Fourth StreetS. W. Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men New and Used Motors Bought and Sold ELECTRIC CO. 306 2nd S. W. Phone 977 Much depends upon the location of the home to be furnished, the firms with whom business is done, the selection and discrimination of the purchaser. Wise Buying Stressed Frequently thousands of dollars are spent on making homes or apartments attractive and the finished result is not half as effective as those on which a few hundreds have been used. All three firms consulted stressed the importance of buying substantial, well-made pieces, even if a longer time was needed to bring the number to the requisite amount. Shoddy pieces, they explained, quicUly showed signs of wear, while good woods improved with care, and well-woven rugs and curtains withstood the ravages of time and many cleanings. Permanent Furniture The prospective owners of homes being purchased under the insured mortgage system of the Federal Housing administration plan to live in them indefinitely and have the advantage of studying their surroundings and making a decision regarding just the right piece for the right place in their homes, taking months, if necessary, to make the choice. A few beautiful well-chosen pieces of furniture add beauty and distinction to the home, and their Acquisition dnes not always represent larger amount*; of money spent but rather good taste on the part of the purchaser. Bennett will include a quartet selection, "Thy Perfect Love," Van Valkenburg, by a young peoples quartet: Ruth :Ann O'Neil, Margaret Wright, TCeith Corson, Edward Hunter. "Heaven and Earth,' Mercadante, will be sung by the choir. The pastor will give a short meditation on "Priest am Prophet." In the evening hour, a 6:30 ,the Pilgrim fellowship wil hear selected adults speak on the theme: "What Youth Can Do for the Church." The Women's union will meet Friday noon. The first meeting of the new board of deacons and fleaconnesses will be held on Tuesday evening at 7:30; at the church. -- Alexander Sidney Carlson, minister. der direction of Mrs. Bertha Patehen, "Andante," Galbraith. "Praise (he Lord, O My Soul," Harker, Marguerite Leutenegger and chorus. "Where Jesus Lives," Moore, girls' choir. "March," Frysinger.--Clarence E. Flynn, minister. Free--Sunday school, 10 o'clock. Mrs. Gertrude Kappelman, superintendent. Chalk talk by the pastor. Morning worship, 11 o'clock. Subject, "Leaving the World," of the grea Y. P. M. S. 7:30 p. m. Class meet- have today, ing 7:30 p. m., Mrs. Harrison Bailey, class leader. Evening evangelistic service, 8 p. m. Tuesday evening, adult Bible study, 7:30. Wednesday evening, Y. P. M. S., at 7:30. Thursday evening, regular mid-week prayer service. Olivet--9:45 a. m., church school, Carl Grupp, superintendent. C. K. Kiniiey and Carl Buehler, assistants. 11 a. m., worship and sermon theme, "What Will You Do With Jesus?" Music by choir. Mrs. Leon Woodward, director and accompanist. 6:45 p. m., young people's meeting. 7:15, evening service of song nnd sermon. Queen Esthers will meet Thursday evening with Elsie Schmidt, 1415 North Pennsylvania avenue. Home Guards meet with Dixie St. Peter, Twenty-first street southeast. Union Memorial -- 610 Fourth street northeast. Sunday school, 9:30 a. m. Mrs. C. N. Reeler, superintendent. Morning worship, 11 o'clock. Theme, "The Temple of Life." Evening worship, 7:45 o'clock. Theme, "God's Compassion for Jerusalem." Midweek services, Wednesday afternoon, 2:30, Just Rite club meets with Mrs. Ruth Cabell. Cottage prayer meeting at Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Stewart, Wednesday evening, at 7:45. Friday evening at 7:45 o'clock, young people's entertainment in dining room o£ the church.--S. H. Johnson, minister. PRESBYTERIAN First--9:45 a. m., Suuday school. General superintendent, Fred W. Vorhies. 11 a. m., worship. Organ prelude begins at 10:55. Mrs. Roy Peyton, organist. Special music by the vested young people's choir of 15 voices. Anthem, "The Pilot of Galilee." Sermon by the minister. Theme: "Not Far From the Kingdom." 6:30 p. m., meeting of all young people. The forum for older, young people meets n the sanctuary. Seniors meet in he church parlors.--Roy W. Pey- on, minister. East Side--Maple Drive--Sunday school, 10 a. m.--Roy Har- PRECAUTIONS IN EXTENSION WIRE URGED IN HOMES Exposed Wiring Considered One of GreatestFire Hazards. The use of cheap and poorly made, exposed extension wiring in the home is to be avoided at all times, because it is considered one of the greatest fire hazards we With several safe types of surface extension wiring now on the market -which are both inexpensive and easy to install, there is no longer any excuse for the use of cheap light cord for extension wiring in rooms where there are insufficient outlets. The safest thing to do is to consult an expert electrician. New wiring may be installed under the Modernization Credit Plan of the Federal Housing Administration. Before installing any exposed extension wiring, the electric outlet from which extension wiring is to extend should be carefully inspected in order to make sure that all connections are tight and that the outlet and the house-wiring circuit to which it is connected are of sufficient capacity to carry the extra load of the extension wiring. ' If alt is in good order, then a selection of the type of extension wiring can be made. Several types are available in which wires are completely encased in a flat rubber or composition strip of good insulating quality which may be rigidly attached to the wall. These strip-wiring systems all have special fittings for outlets: splices, crosses, and other connections. In order to be sure of their safety, it is advisable to purchase only materials having the inspection label of the Underwriters Laboratories and in no case to provide more than two outlets from any one ex.- tension from a built-in outlet. s o u t h e a s t . 8:45 a. Early service at P r e l u d e , Miss Vtaxine Carman. Sermon, "Let the Children Come to Jesus," Mark 10, 13-16. 'Sunday school and Bible hour at 9:45 a. m.--J. C. Odden, superintendent. Morning service with installation of officers at 10:45 o'clock. Prelude Mrs. J. O. Gilbertson. Sermon "Won by Kindness," Luke 19, 1-10 Anthe'm, "One Sweetly Solemn Thought," H. S. Ambrose. Luthei league, "Fireside Hour," at 5:30 p. m. Guest program by the Waldorf college seminar group, averring service at 7:30 o'clock. Sermon "Let the Children Come to Jesus," " M a r k 10, 13-16. Adult class for Baptism nnd confirmation, Monday at 7:30 p. m. L. D. "R. at church parlors. Monday at 7:30 p. m. Hostess: Mrs. Lorraine Finer. Sunday school teachers' meeting Tuesday at 7:45 p. m. Choir Wednesday at 7:30 p. m. Doors That Stick Corrected Easily- Frequently sticking doors are caused by the loosening of the screws ot the hinges. If tightening the screws does not cure the trouble, the hinge can frequently be countersunk a little deeper in the door. This saves planing off the front edge of the door, which always means repainting. . nick, superintendent. MISCELLANEOUS Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints--Hi- Y room, Y. M. C. A.--10 a. m., church schooi. 11 a. m., preaching, Elder .O. B. Snuggins in charge. Gospel Tabernacle of the Christian Missionary Alliance--BIG Delaware avenue northeast--Sunday school at 9:45; morning worship service at 10:45; young people's meeting at 6:45 and evening service at 7:45. Prayer-meeting Tuesday evening at 7:45, women's missionary meeting Wednesday afternoon at the home o£ Mrs. Warren Geer, 117 South Vermont avenue. --The Rev. P. E. Freligh, pastor. EPISCOPAL John's -- First street at Chrysler "AIRTEMP" Cold weather is here. Hot weather is coming. Start figuring now on air conditioning for summer comfort. Single room or office, or whole house or store. J.H.MARSTON 107 1st St. Southeast PHONE 162 Repairs Reduce Fire Hazards in Dwellings MALDEN, Mass.--Fire Chief \V. J. Dooling, in a recent interview, said that fire hazards in local homes have been greatly reduced because of many repairs to buildings made under the modernization credit plan of the federal housing administration. Ho added that trie program had made it possible for many home owners to make repairs that otherwise would Have been neglected. I CTSJ2^i^'S : ^^ s S'SHS^^ r? f^A "£r' k *T/ rc ^-'''£*'* '·**. **/*ri*V 1 '--r^- Pennsylvania northeast. Holy communion at S and 11 a. m. Church school at 10 a. m. Young Peoples', tcsses, Mrs. B. fellowship at 6:30 p. m. Mrs. R. A. Patton will play as prelude, "The Bells of Aberdobey," Stewart, and as postlude, "The Hallelujah" from the "Mount of Olives" by Beethoven. The choir will sing the anthem, "Brother James Air." Mrs. J. E. Blythe's Bible class wil! meet Wednesday from 3 to 4 o'clock. The subject. "The Bible and Science." The Girl's Friendly society will meet every Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock. EVANGELICAL Grace--Sunday school at !):4. r , morning worship service at 11. Morning theme, "What Is There in Religion?" At 7 o'clock hour there will be a "candle light" installation and consecration service of newly elected officers nnd teachers. Young Peoples' devotional nnd fellowship hour at 8 o'clock. --Ttaymon Ferguson, minister. T, O. O. F. Home--Because n» the amount of sickness there will be no services at the I. O. O. F. home on Sunday afternoon.--Raymon Ferguson, chaolnin. LUTHERAN Bethlehem--Between F o u r t h and Fifth streets on North Delaware avenue. 9 a. m, Graded Sunday school and Bible class. 10 n. m. English service. 11 a. m. German service. The pastor will preach on "I Am The Bread of Life", John G, 48. Monday evening the German council-meets at the home of Henry Groh Sr., 1514 North Pennsylvania avenue. Wednesday evening at 7 and Saturday morning nt fl confirmation instruction. The meeting of the Ladies' Aid division 2 will be announced Sunday in services. Friday evening the Suriday school teachers' ·.'.' Lincoln circle Wednesday at 2:38 p. m. Hostesses, Mrs: L. A. Whippie, 32 Eleventh street northeast. Trinity Ladies' Aid at church parlors, Thursday at 2:30 p. m., hos- Ranlcin, Mrs S ' Sn'genV'Mrs. R. E. Kellar and Mrs. H. S. Johnson. Confirmation classes, Saturday at 8:30 a. m.-- Oliver L. N. 'Wigdahl, pastor; Thomas T. Boe, assistant pastor. Trinity Chapel -- 1615 North Delaware avenue. Sunday school and Bible hour at 9 a. m. Mrs. W. Parsons, superintendent. Morn- i 9 Why are the laws of the underworld so seldom broken? Well, a crooked lawyer Ican't delay a machine gun.--Cedar Rapids Gazette. Dry Cleaning Leaves NO Odor! PA1N1 WAILPAPER MASON CITY. IOWA ng service with Lord's Supper at ,):45 a. m. Sermon, "Let the Children Come to Jesus." Mark 10, 13-16 Trinity chapel guild, Friday at 2 p. m.--Oliver L. N. Wigdahl. pastor; Thomas T. Boe, assistant pastor. OUR SAVIOUR'S ENGLISH LUTHERAN 1 2502 Smith Jefferson avenue Morning worship, 9 n. m. Music by the junior vcslor choir directed by Mrs. R. Nesjie. Sunday school, 10 a. m. Confirmation class, Saturday, 11 n. m., at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Jones on Twenty-fifth street. ' Ladies' society, Wednesday, Jan. 20, in church parlors--J. A. Urnes, pnslor. METHODIST First--124 Washington avenue northwest. fl:30, church school. H. E. Winter, superintendent. 9:30, church of youth. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. W. Barlow, directors. 10:45, morning worship. Sermon theme, "The Facets of Love." Special music un- M A Y T A G World's Finest Washer tea * 5 THOMAS MACHINE CO. WE no ALT, KINDS OF MACHINK WORK ALL WOHK GUARANTEED Phone 2503 303 2nd S. W.'Mason City, la. A Trial in Your Own Home Will Prove This to You. CERROGORDO MAYTAG CO. 22 2nd N. E. Phone 2067 Ideal American Laundry AND Zbric Dry Cleaners IT'S PHONE 22 O Did you Icaow that tbe new Fair* banks-Merit DeLtrsc tttfqniaric stoker burns the lowest price sizes of OoaV often saving home owner* raocc tfua 30% on fuel costs? Sfocf a pnmdec complete comfca5iioo, tf gets crery law hie of heat oat of crety potxad of coal. CIcin.Qait,y4«*r«jtfrr. 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