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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 4 1936 SEVEN lii ETY Cedar Falls Instructor Gives Talk Current Happenings in Education Topic at Woman's Club Meeting. "Current Happenings in Education" were pointed out to members of the Woman's club current events department Wednesday noon at a meeting at the Hotel Hanford by Prof. E. W. Goetch of Iowa State Teachers college. Tracing the history of education in the United States, Mr. Goetch pointed out that by 1635 a high school had been established in the colonies and in 1636, Harvard university was founded, although much of the education wa? taken care of in the churches and homes at that time. Soon legislation pertaining to education was established and in 1642, education wag made compulsory. Meager School System. "As the people moved westward, the pioneers were concerned with education," Mr. Goetch said. "A meager school system was in effect until the middle of the nineteenth century when the need for schools, better trained teachers and better methods of teaching was realized. Horace Mann began advocating state organization of education. He established training schools for teachers and reorganized the methods of education. "Then nothing was done for three-quarters of a century and the feeling of self-sufficiency and complacency in - education developed. Now education has become progressive. We have passed through a period of evaluating education, brought on when explcnses grew because of the rapid increase of school population. Experimentation began. ' "The things that came last went first from the educational system during the depression. We subsidized industry, banking, business "and fanning during the depression, but we did not subsidize education 'in the same ratio, but rather, closed schools. Much Controversy. "We have had a great deal of controversy over new things in edu- - iation and among them is intelligent grouping of children. Group'^ Ing according to ability is the only p'thing. There Is no stigma to be at' bached to a boy or girl for not be- I n g ^ - i n - the highest group. The teacher must not think 'I have a bunch of dumb bells,' but 'I have the best children the parents can send me and I will do what I can to improve them.' "Another new idea is that our schools must reflect society. The school and the patron of the school must be brought together. There is no more dynamic organization than the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. Make for Democracy. "There is disagreement about the teaching of controversial subjects, but education must make for democracy and people must discuss and think about problems. In teaching controversial subjects, the pupils must find the facts, sift them, face them and follow them. "We are doing more from the standpoint of guidance in choosing a vocation and giving information in our high schools about various vocations which may be followed. We are going to select people for their WHAT CAUSES EPILEPSY? IS THERE A CURE? A booklet containing the opinions of famous doctors on this interesting subject will be sent FREE, while they last, to any reader writing to the Educational Division, Wept. M-162, 545 Fifth Ave., New York, N. Y. re You Worn-Out? ^ you 1 have lost appetite, feel tired, logy and dull, it should not be over- l o o k e d . Y o u r health is too important to be neglected. Improve the stomach and build up the system with l, I had no appetite, felt tired, dull and listless all the while. Dr. Piercc's Golden Medical Discover;- gave me splendid relief, THY appetite improved, I had more energy and feJt better in every way." AJ1 druggists. Boy now! New sire, tabs. 50 eta., liquid $1.00. Large sire, tabs, or liquid, $1,3$. F R E E Hair Cuts -- Marcels Every Morning Supervised Advanced Senior Work Finger Wave, dry 20o Shampoo and Finger Wave 35c Hair Cut 20e Hair Bleach 50o Manicure 25c Permanents SI up Scalp Treatment 50c Facials 50c-§l Hair Dye $1.50 Inecto or Clairol LA' JAMES COLLEGE OF BEAUTY CULTURE 12-16 First St. N. W. Phone 974 Music Mothers Plan for Cookie Day Sale Friday Members of the Music Mothers club are carrying on their money raising activities to provide funds for the high school students trips to m,usic contests. Friday will be cookie day with the northwest division in charge. Orders are being taken and each music mother has six dozen cookies as her quota for sale. Mrs. C. E. Baker is chairman. The next activity of the club will be the recital to be given by Rudolph Reuter and Reinhold Schmitz, March 11 in the high school auditorium. This recital is included in the series of four concerts sponsored by the American Artists association. .;. Rebekah Initiation Held at Hampton by Local Degree Staff The degree staff of Queen Rebekah lodge, No. 106, I. O. 0. F., composed of 27 members, went to Hampton Tuesday night and initiated 8 candidates for Rosella Re- bckah lodge No. 177. The personnel of the staff include B. B. Daggett, captain; Mrs. A. L. Ready, musician; Mrs. Harry Ditch, noble grand; Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Repp, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Goelz, Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Gundlach, George Hubacher. Mesdamcs C. C. Whitney, George VanEvery, S. M. Decker, G. H. McKague, Emma Wheeler, E. G. Dunton, Win Nutting, Irwin Repp, Wade Vasbinder, A. C. Holly. R. E. Kolwinska, Stanley Hanks, George Wendt, Lucy Long, Ray Dean and Foster Elliott. M i s s Dorathea Diercks also accompanied the staff. MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUED AT ALLISON ALLISON -- Marriage licenses were issued here to Henry Wilkcns and Elscna Kalkwarf, both of Parkersburg, legal age; Chris Wallerstein, Parkersburg, 28. and Minnie Nicvcnhoven, Aplington, 28; Albert Maifield, Ackley, 28, and Jennie Ubben, Bristow, 21. PLANS MADE~F'OK o. E. s. SCHOOL Unity Chapter No. 58, O. E. S. met Tuesday night in the Masonic temple with Mrs. C. L. Meade, worthy matron, presiding. Announcement was made of the annual school of instruction, Monday afternoon, March 9, at 1 o'clock in the Masonic temple, in charge of Mrs. Pearl Mae Fluegal of Charles City, instructor, district No. 3. A 6:30 o'clock dinner will be served, followed by initiation. The officers will honor Mrs. Fluegal with an 11:30 o'clock luncheon at the Park Inn prior to the school of instruction. M. E. MISSIONARY SOCIETY TO MEET At the meeting of the First Methodist Missionary society Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. R. E. Brisbine, 222 Sixth street northwest. Mrs. Ira Stinson will talk on 'Toward a Christian America." Mrs. ET. Barker will discuss "Foremost Forces in South America," and Mrs. F. A. Stephenson will lead devotions. OBSERVE BIRTHDAY The sixth grade Girt Reserves of the Monroe school celebrated Kathryn Glanville's twelfth birthday at a meeting in the Monroe school Tuesday. Next meeting will be a trip through the offices of the Northwestern Bell Telephone company, the first of "know your city" rambles. Mrs. Lyle Pickford is the leader. professions and this must be done in the schools. The most important ;s teacher selection. This should be done in high school, because the teachers are the people who must train all the other people." In concluding, Mr. Goetch pointed cut the necessity for the teacher to r.ave the co-operation of the community. Spring Cleaning For ODORLESS spring cleaning . . . send your clothes to the Band Box. We guarantee that they'll have NO cleaning fluid odor when returned to you. Band Box Cleaners PHONE 349 By IMPERIAL -- BUIRGE MAYFLOWER Ralph S. SHEPHERD PAINTS and WALLPAPER 16 First St. S. K. Opposite Chapman's CORWITH LINE TO BE RETAINED Railroad to St. Benedict Not Included in Section to Be Abandoned. The Minneapolis and St. Louis railroad was authorized by the interstate commerce commissim Tuesday to abandon that portion of its line from St. Benedict to Algona a distance of approximately 8 miles, according to information received by the transportation department of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce which participated in the proceeding" before the commission on behalf of one of its members and the Farmers Elevator company at St. Benedict. That part of the line between Corwith and St. Benedict will be retained and operated with intermittent service as occasion may demand. The Mason City Chamber of Commerce, through B. J. Drummond, manager of the transportation department, convinced the receivers of the M. and St. L. that the traffic on the line between Corwith and St. Benedict was and would be sufficient to justify continued intermittent operation of that segment of the line in consequence of which Receiver L. C. Sprague at the hearing in Algona withdrew from the application for abandonment the segment between Corwith and St. Benedict, thus leaving only the segment between St. Benedict and Al gona for determination by the commission. Intermittent or "call" service will be maintained to and from St. Benedict thus enabling- that community to have rail service on both carload and less than carload shipments whenever there is traffic to be moved. Less than carload shipments will be moved to and from Corwith whenever the aggregate ,is 6,000 pounds or more and whenever there are carloads to be moved less than carload lots less than 6.000 pounds will be moved at the same time. It is estimated that, on the average, carload traffic will be moved once a week or 10 days. This will enable the elevator company and lumber yard to move their shipments. If this service is not available it would have been necessary to truck such shipments to and from Sexton 4 1 /? miles distant on the Milwaukee. Grocery Truck Drivers to Attend Session of Traffic School Thursday Grocery truck drivers have been invited to attend the session ot the traffic school scheduled for Thursday evening at S o'clock at the court room of the police station. Truck drivers have worked out problems of long standing at some of these sessions, according to Chief Harold Wolfe, and the discussions following the lectures have proved exceptionally interesting. VICTIM OF HIT AND RUN DRIVER AT DOG HOSPITAL A pedestrian struck by a hit-and- run driver and left on the highways was found by police a few days ago on No. 65 south of Mason City. The victim was taken to Decker brothers sporting goods store and from there to Dr. Stott's hospital for animals. The victim was a pheasant who was unfortunately run over and one of his wings was broken. The Decker brothers, Emerson and Dudley, promptly took the pheasant to the veterinarian where it is receiving the best of medical attention. With a patched-up wing, bandaged, the pheasant finds the Stott hospital somewhat of a haven for it receives plenty of food as well as medical care. Charles Paul of Near Lime Springs Is Dead LIME SPRINGS--Charles Paul died at his home south of town Monday after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Friday at the VL E. church, with the pastor, the Rev. R. Prescott officiating. -oal Stolen From ChurcH Basement at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS--Only one service, that of the morning hour, was held at the Christian church Sunday. The Christian church people suffered a specially staged coal shortage. Thieves broke into the church basement and removed most of the coal during the night Saturday. This is the third coal theft since the coal shortage was relieved. Burns Cause Death of Council Bluffs Woman COUNCIL BLUFFS, (JP)--Burns received a week ago when the flame "rom a gas oven ignited her cloth- ng caused the death of Mrs. Noros W. Marley, 36, Wednesday in a ocal hospital. Faco Liquor Charges. IOWA CITY, (.P)--County Atty. A. E. Baldwin announced the Hay grand jury will consider charges against Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schmidt, William Chapman and Mrs. Florence Moore, all charged with maintaining a liquor nuisance. Clinton I,. Stevens, rural mute 3. arrived home Tuesday from St. lOuis, Mo., where he was spending he winter. Fay Heads Committee of Student Union to Keep Out Red Taint IOWA CITY, /P--Chaunccy Fay of Ottumwa Wednesday assumed the chairmanship of the temporary executive committee of the University of Iowa branch of the American student union. After electing him chairman, the executive committee ordered that all statements pertaining to the newly organized group must come from Fay, and Fay only. The action. Fay said, was taken because Henry Fclscn "spoke out of turn" Sunday. After being elected to membership on the temporary executive committee, Felsen explained to newspapermen that he was a communist sympathizer, and estimated that five members of the student branch shared his views. Fay declared "any further statements or insinuations that we, as a group, arc connected with the communist movement will be considered a personal slight to each member of the student union." "The term 'liberal' describes our group, but the term 'communist' is way off the track," he asserted. 1,156 Prisoners Are Locked in Cells When They Hunger Strike ST. CLOUD, Minn., (IP)--A hun- i ger strike that prompted authorities I to lock most of the 1,156 prisoners in their cells paralyzed virtually all activities at the St. Cloud state reformatory Wednesday. H. W. Whitticr, reformatory superintendent, said all but 150 of the 1,156 inmates dumped their plates loaded with food at noon Tuesday, refused to eat dinner and Wednesday were kept in their quarters. Whitticr said there had been no violence but that all guards were being kept on constant duty. Winter pay of farm hands Is at its highest level in the last four years, reports the agriculture department.--United States News. Burns,Blisters, Scratches, elc. To relieve soreness- hasten healing --help prevent inFecticm-- apply "T^at once, mild,reliable · Resinol SPECIAL ON... SILVERWARE 26-piecc set of guaranteed silverware, .hollow handle knife. Service for Six. $5.45 M U R R A Y JEWELRY CO. 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A short history of rose culture 4 cents Rose Diseases--Tells how to identify blights in their earliest phases; spraying and pruning _ 4 cents Chrysanthemums--A description of how to cultivate; new varieties, all types and colors; when to plant; how to develop sturdy shoots; how to fight insects 4 cents Dahlias--A practical guide on seeding and cultivating; scores of varieties and colors described; a, worthy addition to any garden library 4 cents Irises--Complete instructions on planting and growing 4 cents Rock Gardens--Special instructions on hillside gardens; beautiful arrangements for, rugged surfaces 4 cents School Gardens--How to start a community garden; includes flowers and vegetables; shows the way to many worth-while economics in food; a fine recreational project for high school children 4 cents Poison Ivy--How to eradicate this noxious growth; the care of infections 4 cents Weeds--How to prevent them; essential to every lawn or garden program 4 cents Flower Insects--Tells how to keep you'r garden free of insect pests 4 cents Bird Houses--A helpful book in every garden; detailed directions on building shelter for winter and summer 4 cents Breeds of Dogs--Contains history and descriptions of all the favorite breeds for town and country--from Airedale to Whippet. 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