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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 4, 1936
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SIX MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 193G GAY NINETIES PREFERRED PERIOD IN PRIZE VAUDEVILLE ACTS Phoenician Club Given First Place Grade Teachers Win Seconc With Song and Dance Act at High School. The gay nineties were the favored period at the competitive vaudeville sponsored Tuesday evening at the high school auditorium by the Parent-Teacher council, the prizes going to acts representative of that period. First place went to the Phoenician club for its one act play, "Gimme Them Papers," and second to the Grade Teachers association for "Follies of '36." - · The Phoenician skit, directed by Miss Margaret Rule, was a parody on the old time melodrama, in which the villian ("curses, how I love to curse") played by Bee Lynch and the rag time vamp, Eleanor ·Irons (Mae West to you), conspired to get the papers from Patricia punque, the perfect peach, Mary Gould, and handsome Harry, the hero, Irene Holman. They were aided by the Cheerful Cherub, Eleanor McLaughlin. Get Moral Support. Miss Merianna Sheffler provided the accompaniment and the actors received moral support from their fellow club members, who attired ir costumes of the nebulous nineties, hissed the villain and the vamp, cheered the hero and wept for the heroine. Musical numbers, popular in the lamented decade, were revived in a spirited manner by the . Grade Teachers under the direction of Miss Helen Green. Singing "We Don't Want to.Get Married, We're Having too Much Fun," the teachers, bonneted and bustled, executed the daring dance steps of the period they represented, with musical accompaniment from an old organ played by Mildred Keith. In the group were Miss Keith, Celeste Siglin, Mary Ellen Lydon. Helen Massey, Ruth Wilson, Ruth Smith, Rachel Currough, Rosalie Greenwait, Lana Hiles and Miss Green. All Acts Amusing. There were six other acts in the show and all of them were entertaining and provided an amusing evening for the crowd which attended the performance. Members of the Roosevelt-Jackson and Madison P. T. A. gave a minstrel chorus, reviving the old time minstrel show with/ a few modern touches. Th'e Elks' Glee club, sponsored by the' Jefferson,P. T. A,, sang "The · Two : Grenadiers," "The tittle Red Drum" and "The Ranger Song-." The Junior Chamber of Commerce presented C. K. Kinney who gave a group of readings. A black face skit was staged by We Make beautiful scarfs from your raw fox pelts for S7.50. CLEANERS and FURRIERS Phone 788 Forest Gity Bride FOREST' CITY--Miss Eunice Underwood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Underwood and Paul Paulson, son of Mr.' and Mrs. Carl Paulson, were married at the close of the church service at the Lutheran church Sunday by the Rev. J. M. Hinderlie. They were attended by Mr. Paulson's sister, Mae Paulson, and the bride's brother, Asahel Underwood. Jeane Nelson sang "I Love You Truly." After the ceremony the immediate families gathered at the Underwood home for the wedding dinner. Mrs. Paulson was graduated from the Forest City high school and has been employed as waitress at the Hawkes hotel until recently. Mr. and Mrs. Paulson will move on a farm this spring. the Wilson P. T. A. members who resented a mock wedding. The Siwanis act was an old fashioned nedicine show, with Dr. R. F. Kunz as the barker, selling his "Wonder irpducts," including toothpaste, iair restorer, dandruff remover, non-limping liniment, body reducer, ape worm remover and foot re- lucer. Leap 1'car Campaign- 'Old Maid's Convention" was the kit staged by the high school P. T. A. in which a group of old maids onvened with the idea of cam- aigning for husbands during leap ear. Interspersed between the com- letitive acts were dance numbers ly Ruth Vanderwicken, Teddy Young, Renee Reed, Beth Carter, Vlarjorie Brown and Mary 'Kern. The grade school orchestra corn- rased .of students from Lincoln, Roosevelt, Jackson, Washington and Monroe schools, directed by W. A. Itorer, provided music preceding ie show and during the intermis- ion. Evron Karges acted as master of eremonies, introducing the various cts and awarding the prizes at he close of the show. The judges vere Miss Lydia Barrette, Mrs. 'loyd Meredith Wright and Curtis Yelland. _*_ ?E»IL,EY GLASS WILL iPEAK AT WILSON Wilson Parent-Teacher associa- ion will meet Friday evening at :30 o'clock at the school for a pro- ram which will include a talk by lemley Glass. There will be a dem- nstration by Boy Scout troop 13 nd musical numbers will be fur- ished by the high school students. photo courtesy of "Mademoiselle" It's a suit season and this gray flannel model, by the famous Helen Cookman, is a typical feminized version. The opera pump is a perennial classic and this year it's splc nnd span patent leath. Selby Styleez presents also the popular broad strap in two versions, combining gabardine and calf, and for more active wear, the flattering perforated oxford \vith an excellent walking heel. Dried Beef Is Good Friend of Busy Housewife By ANN KINGSLEY Dried beef is- an universal favorite with families because it always seems to "hit the spot" and with homemakers because it can be depended upon for emergency meals as well as hurry up meals. By the time dried beef reaches the hememaker's cupboard it has been trimmed, allowed to stand in a brine and finally smoked and dried so that every bit of the meat which the housewife takes home with her is edible. The fact that it has been dried and smoked makes it easy to keep on hand and also a very concentrated form of protein. In fact, dried beef is nearly all protein for the fat and moisture content of the meat has been removed in the processing. Meat protein is very necessary in the family diet for it builds up the tissue which is constantly being broken down by every-day activities. New Ways With Old Favorite There are innumerable ways in which'to serve dried beef, many of which you no doubt'know. However, here are several recipes, some of which are old-time favorites and some that are new and rather different. Have you ever browned the dried beef in a little melted butter before adding it to whatever recipe you are making? This browning en. lances the flavor greatly and makes an even more delicious finished product. 'reamed Eggs and Chipped Beef on Toast 4 pound chipped beef 4 hard-cooked eggs, 2 tablespoons fat 2 tablespoons flour 2 cups milk '/i teaspoon onion juice ,i teaspoon pepper 6 slices hot buttered toast. Remove shells from eggs and cut into slices. Melt fat in a saucepan and add flour. Stir until well blended and add milk gradually, stirring all the time. Cook until thickened, then add onion juice and pepper. Separate chipped beef into pieces and add with eggs to cream sauce. Cook until eggs are heated through and turn out on to buttered toast and serve at once. Creamed Dried Beef Shortcake Prepare hot baking powder biscuits 3 inches in diameter, split, butter, and fill with freshly creamed dried beef. These are especially good when served with small' green onions, 'sliced and dressed with vinegar, pepper and salt. Dried Beef Pop-Overs 1 cup dried beef (shredded) 1 egg- · 1 cup flour y teaspoon salt 1 cup milk Butter 1 teaspoon parsley (minced) 1 teaspoon onion (minced) 1 cup medium white sauce (seasoned) Beat egg white until light. Sift together flour and salt and add to egg alternately with milk. Beat with rotary beater, until thoroughly blended. Preheat muffin or gem pans in hot oven. Grease each tin and fill two-third full with batter. Bake in hot oven (450 degrees F.) 20 minutes; then reduce temperature to moderate oven (350 degrees F.) and bake 20 minutes longer. Add dried beef, parsley, and onion to white sauce and heat thoroughly. Cut top from pop-overs, ffll with dried beef mixture, replace top and serve hot. Chipped Beef with Scrambled Eggs 1 pound dried beef 4 eggs 4 tablespoons butter Salt and pepper Melt butter in frying pan. Place dried beef in pan and simmer until crisp. Push beef to one side, break in eggs, season and scramble with beef. Serve .with baked potatoes, rolls, and whole tomatoes. Dried Beef De Luxe 1 pound chipped beef ] .o pound cheese, grated 2 cups tomatoes 3 tablesoons butter 1 onion, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 egg 2 tablespoons cream Buttered toast Melt the butter in the skillet. Add the diced onion, green pepper, and dried beef. Stir until ingredients start to brown. Add the grated cheese and the tomatoes. After it simmers a little, lower the heat and add the egg beaten with the cream. SHOULDER YOKE ADOPTED GLOBE-GAZETTE PEERLESS 15 CENT PATTERN 160 Fifth Avenue, New York City by DIANA DAY Attractive Frock Will Be Practical and Charming Addition to Your Spring Wardrobe. H ANDS reveal character, ' personality--should always be at their_best That's easy with Chamberlain's Lotion. A few drops several times daily, keeps hands smooth and attractive. Easy to use, not sticky or gummy, absorbed in only 37 seconds. A blend of thirteen imported oils, it is a complete beauty treatment for hands and skin. At all toilet goods counters. "WHERE SHOES ARE REALLY FITTED" Don't you love this little rig? It's the new shirtmaker frock with shoulder yoke and soft bodice fulness. Simple to sew! The sleeves cut in one with the bodice. This model is stunning in cravat print silk crepe. It will look so gay 'neath your winter coat, and you can wear it right through the spring. Cotton, linen and tub pastel silks are nice to fashion it for later s son wear. Style No. 3487 is designed for sizes 14, 16. 18 years. 36, 38 and 40-incbes bust. Size 16 requires S'/t yards of 39-inch material. Send 15 cents (lac), (coin is preferred) for pattern. Write plainly your name, address and style number. Be sure to state size you wish. New spring fashion book costs 10 cents. Send for your copy today! Book and pattern together 25 cents. Do not send to Mason City, but address Globe-Gazette Pattern Department, 160 Fifth Avenue, New York City. 3487 Cut slices of bread into triangles or any desired fancy shape. Toast lightly and spread with butter. Serve dried beef on the hot buttered toast. Serve with baked potatoes from which the centers have been scooped out, mashed, seasoned, and replaced in the shells. Brown potatoes under the broiler flame. Family Life Theme Chosen lor Annual Conference at "U" IOWA CITY--With "Education for Family Life" as the central theme, the annual state conference on child development and parent education will occur at the University of Iowa June 16, 17 and 18. Prof. George D. Stoddard, director of the Io-,va Child Welfare Research station, has announced that topics to be considered concern the family circle, improving the quality of family life, direct aids to the family, and enrichments of home life. The conference probably will be the largest of any here in 1936, with more than 800 persons in attendance. A corps of nationally-known authorities will speak and lead discussions. Wells Junior Chamber Holds 1 st Anniversary WELLS, Minn.--The Wells Junior Chamber of Commerce celebrated its first anniversary with a banquet and program of talks and music at the Legion hall Monday evening. Speakers were: Norman Johnson oi Mankato, vice president of the state organization: the Rev. C. P. Baenziger, Frank L. King, Victor Hanser, and Dr. M. P. Virnig. The following officers were elected for the coming year: Victor Hansen, president; Dr. M. P. Virnig. vice president; Ray Gohde. secretary; Fred Ruffing, treasurer; Glenn Uggen, Sidney Heath, and Arnold- Brunn, board members for two years. OTNEY-FORDE DECORAH -- Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Hazel H. Forde", daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry O. Forde, and Leonard Otney, son of Mrs. Sarah Otney. read by the Rev. O. Glesne, pastor of the' Decorah Lutheran church. Miss Margretta Darling attended tne bride. The best man was Orlin Gavlc. Mr. Otney is engaged in the trucking business, and he ami his bride will make their home in Pleasant township. BITS ABOUT 'EM Mrs. G. A. Langworthy, 852 Third street northwest, has left for Casper, Wyo., to join Mr. Lang-worthy and make their home there. Mr. Langworthy lias been transferred there as division freight and passenger agent for the Chicago and North Western Railway company. * * * Mrs. Hughes Bryant, 931 First street southeast, has left for Dos Moines to spend a few days with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Addison Page. -.s * * Miss Mary Jean Crowell. Mason City student at Iowa State Teachers coliege. will participate in the staging of Von Flotow's opera, "Martha," in the college auditorium March 12 and 13. Miss Crowell will be a member of the court ladies and farmer's wives choruses SOCIAL CALENDAR TO SECRETARIES No notices for the weekly social calendar printed on Saturday are accepted after 4 o'clock on Friday. WEDNESDAY K. B. Bridge club-7 o'clock. Amber room, Mrs. W. J. Kleckner, hostess. Madison C. S. C.-7:30 o'clock, Mrs. William Johnson, 324 Twenty-fifth street southwest. Baptist Y. \V. A.-7:30 o'clock, Irene Hamblin, 1135 Pennsylvania avenue northeast. Crescent club-8 o'clock, Y. W. C. A., leap year party, Hildred Elbert, chairman. A. M. C. and B. W. -7:30 o'clock, Moose hall. Spanish War Veterans auxiliary-7:30 o'clock, V. F. W. hall. THURSDAY Mercy Hospital alumnae-Postponed to April 2. Coterie club-1 o'clock, Cavern, Mrs. E. W. Schilling, hostess. Sorosis club-Mrs. Harry Seevers. 602 Adams avenue northwest, Mrs. Stuart N. Grummon, lesson. Baptist D. O. A.-7:30 o'clock, Mrs. Gertrude Birkholz, 1430 Fourth street south- east. iMcKinlcy Drama club-Postponed. Knou* Your Neighbor club-Mrs. P. J. McGuire, basket lunch at noon, all clay session. Sans Souci club-1 o'clock, Cerro Gordo hotel. Energetic class-Congregational church, picnic dinner. History club-Postponed. Baptist Division 3-2 o'clock, Mrs. Harry Thorne, 653 Third street northeast. St. James Ladies aid-2:30 o'clock, church parlors, Mrs. B. Doolan, Mrs. A. Buhr, serving. Athenian club--· Mrs. W. B. Casey. 307 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, current events, Mrs. M. E. Kelly. Mrs. E. M. Nangle, lesson, Mrs. J. D. S toner. Novel club-Mrs. R. B. Finlayson. 10S Kentucky avenue southeast, lesson, Mrs. R. W. Jones. Trinity Ladies aid-2:30 o'clock, church. Mrs. John Lundeen. Mrs. Clarence Benson. Mrs. E. C. Holland. Grace Evangelical Ladies aid-Group 1, · Mrs. Robert Erickson. 1446 Madison avenue northwest: group 2, Mrs. N. T. DeWitt. 2607 North Federal avenue, group 3. Mrs. M. Ferman, 28 Thirteenth street southeast. East State Street club-Mrs. V. D. Nelson, 323 Kentucky avenue southeast, Mrs. M. C. Swenson, Mrs. O. A. Merkel, Mrs. M. O. Dalvey. Mrs. L. P. Sanborn. hostesses. Mrs. C. W. Gasswint. Mrs. H. J. Brans, lesson. R N. A. Health dull-Moose hall. Mrs. Archie Woods, chatrmnn. llmimnurl N. \V. division-2:30 o'clock. Mrs. Anna Frederickson. 638 Washington avenue southwest, Past Noble Grands-2:30 o'clock. I. O. O. F. hall. Mrs. Roy Dean, chairman. Tusalata and T. N. T. clubs-6:30 o'clock. Y. W. C. A., talk on "Health and Hygiene," Dr. T. E. Davidson, lesson. Miss Orra Hanson. B. P. \V. club-6:30 o'clock. Hotel Hanford. Good Cheer lodge-7:30 o'clock. Moose hall. Immnmiel Martha society-S o'clock, Mrs. B. T. Erholm. 215 Fifth street southeast. Miss Lucile Andersen, assisting. Women of the Moose--7:30 o'clock. Moose hall. L. O. T. O.-S o'clock. I. O. O. F. hall. H.VKTVIG-ATCH1NSON NEW HAMPTON--A license to wed was issued to Peter Hartvig, 35. and Gladys Irene Atchinson, 36, both of Hampton. Spelling Taught Best by Study, Test Procedure By GARKY C. MYERS, PH. D. Ch'ld Training Authority. A number of years ago two eminent educators ran a series of experiments on the learning of spelling. Although their experiments were "full of holes," which some of us frequently pointed out, they announced that their studies had proved conclusively the superiority of the pretest method of teaching spelling. These Pied Pipers, with the assistance of several publishers of spellers based on their conclusions, soon had nearly all the teachers of this country teaching by this method. My readers must know it. A list of words is pronounced, say, on Monday. The children are to try to spell as many as they can. Those they spc-II wrong, they are to study during the week, to be tested again on Friday. You see, they study no word until they have first spelled it wrong. Discarding Method. Here is what Prof. Frederick S. Breed, of Chicago university, writes about it in the January issue of Childhood Education: "The present method is being discarded in the primary grades because experiments do not attest its superiority. In grades two and three this method, otherwise known as the test-study method, has been found inferior to the older study- test procedure. This finding is not altogether surprising wnen one reflects that the test-study method presupposes ability on the part of pupils to do effective independent study." And he might have added, "since also the test-method practices the learner in making mistakes." In the long rum, educational investigations seem to square with common sense; when they don't we had better assume that the conclusions had been drawn before all the evidence was in. Basic Rule. On the. basis of common sense, refined by what seems to be the best known psychological principles of learning, this one basic rule should be our best guide in helping a child learn to spell: "Try to keep the child from ever spelling a word wrong. Do all you can to help him always spell it right, and get satisfaction from doing so." Accordingly, we shall lead him, a9 he studies, first to look calmly at the word, written in bold clear print or script, which he is learning to spell, to say the letters over slowly in right sequence while looking at the word carefully, repeating the process often enough to guarantee that he can sp«ll the word without looking at it; making sure, of course, to connect the letter-sequence in his mind with the pronunciation and meaning of the word. For example, as he looks at the word ready, he will say to himself, 'Ready, r-e-a-d-y; ready r-e-a-d-y; ready, r-e-a-d-y," over and over, not venturing to look away from the word or to try himself out before lie feels sure he ca.n spell it accurately alone, and feeling wholly free to look back at the original word whenever he feels the slightest doubt about its spelling. As he discovers that he has succeeded with this word, he can, with confidence, attack the next word. Minnesota Couples Get Licenses to Wed NORTHWOOD--Marriage licenses reported for the week ending March 3 were issued to Leonard H. Harmon and Myrtle Gable, both of Lake Mills; Arthur Manuel and Bernice Bennett, both of Minneapolis; Robert L. Norcross, Des Moines, and Ruth M. Lichtenstein, Manly; Lloyd Roush and Twilla Gillson, both of Austin; Charles R. Alexander and Sylvia Jokela, both of St. Paul; Linn D. Pixley and Evelyn T. Sage, both of Northwood; Leonard P. Dietrich, Manly, and Evelyn Moretz, Kensett. Three Minnesota couples secured marriage licenses and were wed here on Saturday, Feb. 29, but none of j the three brides of that day would i admit that the wedding was the result of a leap year proposal. Leonard Dietrich Weds Evelyn Moretz at Home Ceremony MANLY--A wedding took place in the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Dietrich, five and one-half miles west of Manly on March 2. when their son, Leonard, was married to Miss Evelyn L. Moretz. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Heister C. Moretz, whose farm residence is located about four miles north of the Dietrich place. The ring service of the Lutheran church was read by the Rev. George G. Parker of Manly and the couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond L. Lee, brother-in-law ana sister of the bridegroom. The wedding march was played by Miss Grace Rumbly of Manly, who sang "Oh Promise Me." The bride wore a gown of white silk crepe and carried pink roses, sweet peas and freesia. The bridesmaid's gown was of pink silk crepe. A color scheme of pink «nd white was carried out in the home decorations and refreshments. Those present were the immediate relatives and a few friends. The couple will reside in the Dietrich home and the bridegroom will continue to assist his father in the management of the farm. ,j.._ ONTKACT DUPLICATE CLUB HOLDS MEETING Plans for the semi-finals of the Contract Duplicate club were made at the last regular tournament of :he season at the Hotel Hanford. dinner preceded play. Winners were Hiss Harriet Gearhart and Mrs. Al Tibeau, first, north and south, and Dale Taylor and Bob Powell, east and west. Second place went to Mrs. Harvey J. Bryant and Mrs. E. G. Horse, north and south, and Mrs. L. 1. Boomhower and Mrs, Gerald Cady, east and west. HOLMES EDWARDS =^tdalJt Vz dozen Holmes Ed- words teaspoons free with the purchase of Vz dozen-- FIRST LADY MASTERPIECE GUEST OF HONOR NAPOLEON for one dozen teas, regular price $8.50. WATCHES DIAMONDS 3 WEST STATE WIFE PRESERVERS When tennis or white gym shoes become soiled, one housewife says she washes them in her washing machine. Don't have the water too hot, however, is her caution. B. P.W. Meeting at Hanford on Thursday Night Members of the Business and Professional Women's club will meet Thursday evening at 6:30 o'clock for a buffet supper at the Hotel Hanford. Plans will be discussed for the observance of business women's week which will be from March 15 to 21. There will be no program. Members of the club plan to go to Webster City March 13 to hear a. talk by Eudora Ramsay Richardson. On Thursday evening, March 19, Alfred J. Pearson of Drake University will be the speaker at a public relations dinner. The committee in charge includes Mrs. Mabel Blaise, chairman; Beulah Randolph, Kathryn Williams and Mabel G. Quifltard. Enlarged Training Camps for Citizens Desired by D. A. R. DBS MOINES, (3 1 )--Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution, were on record Wednesday as favoring enlargement of citizens military training camps and construction of quarters at universities and colleges for officer training. Resolutions adopted at the organization's convention here also: . Charged that irrational pacifism and un-American radicalism, sponsored in schools and colleges, menaces American liberty and institutions. Recommended maintenance of trained sea and land forces sufficient to insure protection; and asserted that present plans to expand and improve army and navy air services are important and worthy of support. FRIENDLY CIRCLE IS ENTERTAINED Friendly circle club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ivan Scott for a pot luck luncheon. Mrs. Alden McGowan was appointed reporter and guests were Mrs. Dale Harrison of Estherville and Miss Ruby Siebert of Charles City. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. M. A. Calkins. Returns to Battle Lake. LATIMER--Mrs. Will. Williamson of Battle Lake, Minn., who had been calleij here on account of the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. Nils ! Jourgenson,- returned to her home Sunday evening. , · - r SMARTER STYLES, BETTER QUALITY FOR LESS--SINCE 1920 COURTESY AND SATISFACTION WITH EVERY PURCHASE -- Spring- Coats Tell the Success Story Dramatic, exciting--and so entirely new are these styles and fabrics that there is no mistaking them as high fashions for spring. Swaggers and sports in these new, bright plaids, mixtures and plain fabrics--styles that are becoming to every size from 12 to 54. PRICE RANGE FROM WINTER COATS Now Priced at Close-out at Only and few better "SEE YOU TOMORROW" '!;'; 1 M § o h i

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