The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 4, 1937 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
February 4, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

Publication:
Location:
Mason City, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, February 4, 1937
Page:
Page 8
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 8 article text (OCR)

MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 4 BH-1937 NINE IET.Y Lawn Care i Is Subject at Meeting Ames Professor Discusses Ways to Keep Home Ground Green. Members of the Woman's club outdoor department heard a discussion on "The Care of Lawns" and saw a collection of slides on rose culture at a meeting Wednesday afternoon at tlie library assembly with Prof. John \Vingert, extension lecturer for the horticulture department of Iowa State college, as speaker. \ Selecting Kentucky blue grass as the best for the average home lawn, Professor Wingert pointed out that it has remarkable powers for recuperation and goes dormant, rather than dies in periods of drought. Mr. Wingert outlined the procedure in preparing a lawn, saying that in building n new lawn it is necessary to go to considerable trouble, but that the results justify the work. Plan for Drainapc. "Attention should be given first to drainage," he said. "The greatest damage is done to lawns where there are small pockets from which the water does not drain off. Under drainage is important and sometimes it is necessary to use tile to get proper results. Providing for surface runoff is also For Winter Vacations GLOBE-GAZETEE PEERLESS 15 CENT PATTERN 160 Fifth Avenue, New York City By DIANA DAY important. "Kentucky blue grass likes a rich loamy soil, f n flower beds and vegetable gardens we use fertilizer, yet lawns with millions of small plants competing for foods arc often left unfertilized. Lawns should be fertilized with manure or peat moss. We do not recommend bent grass for the average home ground because it requires more expense at the beginning than other grass and its upkeep is also more expensive. Physical Preparation. "The physical preparation 'of soil before seeding is important. It should be plowed and then a good surface provided by raking and rolling. There should be about three and one-half pounds of seed to 1,000 square feet of lawn and if seeding is done by hand it should be done three ways, across both ways and diagonally. There should be a light raking after the seeding .. "Seeding may be done either in spring or fall and in towns where a \Vater supply is available, the fall seeding is better. The latter part of April to the middle of Maj is the best time for spring seeding here. The lawn should be sprinkled lightly when seeding is firsl Marine Slacks, Halter' Blouse and Jacket Complete Costume for Winter or Summer Vacations. Sail cloth in navy with startling red braid made this youthful cruise or beach costume. The red braid outlines sailor collar and edges the sleeves of the brief mess type jacket. It fastens with a single button at the waist. The braid appears again down the sides of the slacks. They have snug hips and flared legs. The halter reflects peasant origin. It is laced up the front with the red braid. The pattern includes the Marine slacks, jacket and halter. Tyrolean cotton prints are also very smart for this simple to sew sports costume. They're so inexpensive, too. You'll enjoy it for the pattern is so easily followed. Flannel, linens, percale prints, challis prints, etc., are other popular mediums. Style No. 3293 is designed for sizes 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 years, 30, 32, 34, 36 and SB-inches bust. Size 16 requires 4% yards of 3!-inch material with 4 7 /s yards of braid for complete outfit. Send fifteen cents (Inc) (coin is preferred) for pattern. Write plainly your name, address and style number. Be sure to state size you wish. The spring fashion magazine is full of fashions for you and your family. The price is only 10 cents per copy. You will find it of tremendous help in selecting your new cruise clothes, your spri/ig outfit, and your early summer cottons. You have only to study yourself and take your choice, for there is a flattering silohuette for every type and figure among the "~^ new models. Book cosls 10 cents. Send for it today, book and pattern together 25 cents. Do not send to Mason City, but Department, 160 Fifth avenue address Globe-Gazette Pattern New York City. done and increased after the grass is established. Use Fertilizer. "In feeding lawns, three applications of fertilizer are recommended andl a complete fertilizer and ones with the individual elements have been chosen. Nitrogen stimulates green growth and may be administered in ammonium sulphate or nitrate of soda. The lawn should be watered after it is put on to prevent burning. "Mowers are generally set down too far and they should be set higher. Never more than an inch and a half should be mowed and grass should go into the winter KM \937UHSQGflfES YOU WOULDN'T WIDER STAND,DEAR. BUT IT MEANS A LOT TO A WOMAN. IT MEANS GREATER SPEED AND ECONOMY ON WASHDAY RINSO ALWAYS HAS BEEN A .MARVEtOJS SOAP. IT ALWAYS DID ' I WASH CLOTHES 4-QR 5 SHADES WHITER AND GET COLORS BRIGHTER. I NEVER DREAMED IT WAS POSSIBLE TO IMPROVE IT , T2£^ 15 THAT NIGHT /^ RVELOUS!1TS ( SUDS ARE SO MUCH ) L|V V RINSO DOES WONDERS V ON TOE HftiMOS Wonderful suds for tub washing, too --soaks clothes whiter, brighter A ND fortub washing, the New 1937 jTiRin inso is in a class by itself! Ic gives richer, fistet-aciing suds that si.it clothes at lease 5 shades whiter t h a n ordinary soaps--without hard scrubbing or boiling. This safe, gcn- lle, "no-scrub" m e t h o d savas the clothes -- saves ycu. Rinso is recommended by the makers of 33 famous washers forsafctyand forbcsrwashing results. Grand for dishes a n d a l l cleaning. America's biggest-selling package soap. One trial will show-yon why! A rnoDucTor LEVFR MnrnrRS c:o. ANEW 1937 RiwscTN US NOW ON SALE ^ [ AT YOUR GROCER'S \ \ - I M T H E S A M E ji (FAMILIAR PACKAGE) AMERICA'S BIGGEST.SELLING PACKAGE SOAP ,ydia Beck Honored · at Surprise Party Given on Birthday Miss Lydia Beck, 204 Fifth .reel northeast, was surprised 'ednesday evening when 3(i ·iends dropped in on her at 7:30 clock to spend the evening with er celebrating her birthday. The evening was spent infor- .aily and a gift was presented er. Four birthday cakes, candles, aHodils and hyacinths were the ible decoration. Mrs. John MacMillan, Mrs. Or- iile E. George, Mrs. Norm Boly, liss Edna Gratias and Miss Elizaeth H. Graves served rcfresh- lents. The other friends present 'ere: Mrs. W. J. Easlcy, Mrs. Vrlhur KraRer, Mrs. Paul DEivid- on, Mrs. Walter Uac, Mrs. H. J. ones, Mrs. Max Boyd, Mrs. Har- It! Jennings, Mvs. Lyle Lieben- orfer, Mrs. Kay larlan McMillan. Mettler, Mrs. Social Calendar [__ long. In using blue grass, it is ad visablc to use a nurse crop anc rye grass or red top are about th best." Types of lawns for rejuvenation named by Mr. Wingcrt were three In the first type where the soil i fairly good, but the grass has be come thin and there are a fe\ weeds, a light top dressing shoul be put on and then the lawn re ceded. Turn. It Under. Where the soil-is fairly good, bu .here is little grass and man weeds, the logical thing to do put on a top dressing, and turn under. This will give the grass quick start when it is seeded. If the soil is poor to begin with, oads of good soil should be brought in and then the same procedure should be followed as with a new lawn. 'The best way to control weeds to follow a good lawn main- .enance program," Mr. Wingcrt said. He told how to control dandelions, crab grass and quack grass and other weeds which members of the audience asked him about, period of questions followed. The program was concluded with the showing of colored slides of various rose gardens. Mr. Win- gcrt spoke on rose culture, advis- nig what type of roses grow best n this climate and telling how they should be cared for. Mrs. Harry Hanson, Mrs. Leslie Valentine, Mrs. Enid Givler, Mrs. V. C. Evans, Mrs. Francis Beck, Irs. Margaret Armstrong, Mrs. ielen Dillon, Mrs. Frank Shima, Mrs. Lillian Barney, Mrs. Alice lalasek, Mrs. Mary Wails, Mrs. ^ C. AVarner, Mrs. L. J. Stra- Miss Ethel Johnson, Miss Belly Mairs, Miss Marie Kober, Vliss Edith Gibbs, Miss Emily Gibbs, Miss Marguerite Leutencg- er, Miss Inez Gwynn, Miss Marie Mendenhall. i .OYAL 10 CLUH tIEETS AT DULLS Loyal 10 club was entertained ly Mrs. George Dull, 128 Twenty- irst street southeast, Wednesday. Bridge was played at three tables with prizes going to Mrs, Don Jcllows and Mrs. Harold Green. Refreshments were served by the losless. --o-- iXJXILIAUY MEETING VT 40 AND 8 ROOMS Members of the American Le. ion Auxiliary met at the 40 and 8 clubcooms Wednesday to sew carpet rags for the department supply shelf. During a short busi- icss meeting it was voted to give in award in the girls' hobby show for the best patriotic scrap bnok. At the close of the afternoon, Mrs. C. n. Connelly served refreshments. --o-SURPRISE TARTY HELD AT COOKIMANS Ml-, and Mrs. George Cookman were honored at a surprise parly given Wednesday when 30 relatives and friends'gathered at their home southwest of tha city to help them celebrate their twenty- fifth wedding anniversary. A mock wedding was conducted and the remainder of the time wa? spent in playing cards. At the close of the evening, a purse ol silver and other gifts was presented to the Cookmans. Lunch was served by Mrs. Wesley Eezab anc Mrs. Henry Mnnncns. THURSDAY B. P. W. club -6:30 o'clock, Hotel Hanford, talk by Dr. Effie McCullum Jones of Webster Cily, special mvisic. Athenian club -6:30 o'clock, Mrs. J. A. Pasternak, 210 Crescent drive, Mrs. J. D. Stoner, Mrs. W. B. Casey, Mrs, T, Phalen, Mrs. E. Nangle, Mrs. L. C, Perkins, committee. Sub-Deb club-7:30 o'clock. Miss Bonnie Jean Zack, 1022 Fourth slreet southwest, lesson, .lacquelyn Hanson, Marjorie Howard. HiKh School P. T. A. -7:30 o'clock, high school, panel discussion. Bethlehem Walther league -P. G. and E., Edward and Marvin Schaper, hosts. ImnianucI Martha society -- .' 8 o'clock, Ellen and Olive Larson, 10D Tenth street southwest L. O. T. O.-- . . 8 o'clock, I. O. O. F. hall, program and lunch. Good Ciicer lodfrc -7:30 o'clock, V. F. W. hall. Women of the Moose -7:30 o'clock, Moose hall. Park Hospital Nurses-8 o'clock, nurses' home, annual alumnae meeting. Double Y club -9 o'clock, V. M. C. A., dance. "I. Tames Leaftues -7:45 o'clock, Immanuel church, the Rev, H. Koch, speaker. Baptist D. O. A.-7:30 o'clock, Mrs. Edward Gage, 542 Fifteenth street southeast. FRIDAY 'rcsbyteriau Women -Forest Park circle, 1 o'clock Mrs. J. E: Damcron, 1008 Firs street northwest; central circle 1 o'clock, Mrs. HarUm MacMil- Ian, 13 Tenth street northwest west circle, 2 o'clock, Mrs. Mav- Sensational 4- Purpose Rinse gives Hair thrilling Beauty, Lustre and Color "frshlights the Hair Tints a% it rtnses (ceps Hair in place Rinses away film ft 3vcr ten million Lovalon rinses were used in the last year because women could SKI: it g; their hair beauty it n e v e r had before. Tr Lovalon--you'll be amazed at the results. Lovalon docs not dye or bleach--comes in 12 true hair shades. 25c far s iin*«t at d(UQ end d«pl itoroi-- I rial iii» nl lOf: ilorvi. L O MAL© N BITS ABOUT 'EM Miss Ruth Lightner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Lightner, :Iolel Hanford, is chairman of the lostess committee for the Women's League symposium on 'Women in Occupational Fields' 1 which will be held at. Oberlin college Friday and Saturday. * « * Miss Babe Kropman, a student at the University of Illinois, is spending her mid semester vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kropman, 325 Seventh street northwest. Mrs. Otto Stoltenberg, 1616 Delaware avenue southeast, returned Wednesday from Denison where she attended the funeral of an aunt. =5 * 4 Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Kotfron, 708 Eleventh street northeast, will leave Friday for Cedar Rapids where they have been called by the death of Mr. Koffron's brother-in-law. * * * Mrs. W. P. Do row, M31 Madison avenue northwest, left Friday for Iowa City where she will enter the University hospital for treatment. --o-U. S. W. V. ATTXILIART CONDUCTS MEETING Members of the U. S. W. V. Auxiliary met Wednesday evening at the V. F. W. hall and after the business session, the veterans were invited in for clunch. Preparations were mnde for the annual party to be given by the veterans for the auxiliary. --o-TEA TIMERS BRIDGE CLUB ENTERTAINED The Tea Timers Bridge club met at the home of Mrs. E. Os- bornc, 517 S i x t e e n t h street south- nst, Wednr-tlay afternoon at 2:r,fl o'clock. First prize was won by Mrs. Henry Sang and the low prize by Mrs. LaRoss Fistler. Mrs. John Julson was a guest. tin Peterson, 1312 Adams avenue northwest; east circle, 2 o'clock, Mrs. V. M. Holcomb, 725 Delaware avenue northeast; south circle, 2 o'clock, Mrs. liar- Ian W. Girton, 1119 Second street southwest. Uluirch nf Christ W. M. S.-2 o'clock, church, Mrs. J. A. Gnshel, devolions; Mrs, F. L. Ries, lesson; Mrs. C. D. Combs, discussion; Mrs. J. H. Marslon, music, Mrs. David Garlock and group one, hostesses. jeneral Baptist Ladies aiil-- 2:30 o'clock, Mrs. John Willy, 323 Rhode Island avenue southeast. Ucthmiist W. M, S.-- 2:;iO o'clock, Mrs. T. E. Davidson, 008 Second street southwest, Mrs. H. W. Barker, Mrs. Fred Tubbesing, assisting, Mrs. F. W. Sanborn, devotions; Mrs. Walter Sopher, Mrs. Ira Stinson,, lesson. Our Savior's Luther League-V:30 o'clock, church. Queen Rcbcliah lodge-- · 7:30 o'clock, 1. O. O. B\ hall, F. and G. committees serving. Kill Karc Klub-P. G. and E., Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith, hosls. B. A. R. E. Auxiliary- El o'clock, Moose hall. Free M. E. Friendly ffroup-- K. W. Spencer home, 53G Third slreet northeast. Trinity Garl'icld circle-2:30 o'clock, church parlors, Mrs. R. E. Kellar, Mrs. 11. Johnson and Mrs. B. Hcnnigcr. Congregational \Ynmcn-- 1 o'clock, church, group 2 serving. Lucky Lincly chili-Mr. and Mrs. Vern Smedley. '·--o-- APLINGTONCOUPLE LICENSED TO WED ALLISON--A marriage licensi issued here to Fred Hindi-id! Freeseman, 25, Aplington, and Ta lena H. DeVries, 22, Aplinglon. duplicate Bridge Club Members Are Guests at Affair Miss Ruth Irons was honored at luncheon given by Mrs. Hardy 'ool Wednesday afternoon at her home, 126 First street southeast, vhcn members of the Contract Duplicate club and their daugh- ers were guests. Bridge was played following uncheon with the high score prize infi to Mrs. Howard Knesel. Miss Irons will be married Feb. 13 to Ernest A, Hayes ol Mount Pleasant. --o-- MAUUIAGE LICENSES SSUED TO COUPLES Marriage licenses have been issued here to Vern J. Mathahs, 2;i, Thornton, and Grace Bauman, 24, Whitteniore; Lester Hopkey, 23, Thornton, and Anna Vierkant, 21, Alexander; Raymond Campbell, 27, and Helena Tale, 28, both of Mason City, and Francis Focll, 2!, and Delphia Mullen, 18, both of Rockwell. . --o-CHRENCIK-KORDOS OSAGE--A license has been issued here, to Thomas Chrencik, 3D, Osage t and Katbryn Kordos, 20, Mitchell. Supreme Priestess to Be Entertained by Alcbor Shrine A Ichor Shrine No. 6, W. S. o£ J., will have as its honored guest on Wednesday Mrs. Frances Mac Ebcrt of Pittsburgh, Pn., who is supreme worthy high priestess of the supreme shrine. A reception will be Riven at 5:1)0 o'clock followed by a (5:30 o'clock dinner with Mrs. F. J. Hilcy as chairman. A special meeting will be held at 7:30 o'clock with Mrs. Miles Humphrey, worthy high priestess, presiding for the purpose of conferring the degree upon lour candidates. Guests will be present from Charles Cily, Cedar Falls and Iowa Falls. Members o£ Alchor Shrine residing in Nora Springs. Rudcl. Manly, Northwood, and Clear Lake will also attend, HEIGHTS OLUIl ENTERTAINED Central Heights club met with Mrs. Gus Vars Wednesday afternoon. The time was spent in sewing and refreshments were served. Two new members were taken into the club. Follow Vicks Plan far Better Control of Colds When Colds THREATEN... VICKS VA-TRO-NOL Helpt Prevent Many Colds \ ? 3 , If a Cold STRIKES... VICKS VAPORUB Holps End a Cold Quicker H cwe Wonderful Living Room Values! Modern Mannei Reg. §124.50 Custom Huill Suite Davenport and Chair Reg-. $79.50 Krochlcr liuilt Tapestry Davenport and Chair A Beautiful Modern Suite Built by Krochlcr. One of the Best. Regular Price $199.00. Feb. Sale Price ASK YOUR DOCTOR THIS Buy on Easy Payment! Free Truck Delivery Now or Later Ask Him Before Giving'Your Child an Unknown Remedy J'niclir.nily any doctor you nsk will w a r n : "Don'/ gin \)ntir tMItt unkitown remedies without asking your iforlor first." When it romcs lo llir, widely usrrl children's rcniccly -- "milk of mnjj- nesia," the standard of Ihe world is established. For over half n century many doctors have said "PHILLIPS' Milk of Mngncsin." Safe for children. No other is "quite like it." Keep this in mind, and sny "PHILLIPS' MILK OF MAGNESIA" when you buy. No\valso in tablet form. Get Ihe form you prefer. But see Hint what you ficl. is labeled "Cicnuiiic Phillips' Milk of Magnesia." A Simple Modish Suite of Real Charm and Trim Appearance In eluding; Bed, Dresser and Chest The graceful poster Bed style will endure. Strictly conventional, a style "tailored" for persons of discriminating' taste! Handsome walnut veneering, richly matched and lavishly applied. We recommend this to your attention! For a Beautiful Dining Room Choose This Fine Suite Buffet--6 Chairs--Oblong Ex. Table The suite as priced is a sound investment. Smartly designed and well constructed. Walnut finish, tapestry seat cushions. Table Top Extends to 6 feet. BEAUTIFUL SUITE AS PICTURED $115.00 19-21 FIRST STREET S. E.

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page