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January 12, 1944

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

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SOCIETY EVENTS Education's Questions Discussed "If we are to maintain, improve and get the most out of our democracy, it is the duty of every citizen to pay attention to what we want education to do for us," Dean Jay B. MacGregor of Cornell college told the Woman's club members at their general meeting Tuesday afternoon in the Radio chapel, speaking on "Different Education or Education -That Makes A Difference." "There never was nor ever will be a society that wasn't planned " Dean MacGregor said. "The question; is who has done the planning and who will benefit by it." The speaker listed as questions to be considered in a discussion of education: what shall we teach, when shall we teach it and by whom shall it be taught, how is it to be taught and how well has it been taught? "Some differences in education may be measured objectively," he PERMANENT WAVE : SPECIAL Machine or Machine- So.75 less Permanents . . . , £ up Keiiur Sis Empres. Oil on 7 .. 8BS". ".". °" rt "*'"""' $5.00 Victma~£mprm'.DuclicH Cold Wi»« S20 SIS S10 SSTIK JSS. ."'" s *" 65c LA' JAMES COLLEGE OF BEAtJTY CULTURE 2* Second St. N. E. Ph 974 said. "Others are measured not so readily by pencil and papei tests. * "Education is forced on us by our very natures. The human ie- ing is born with far too few instincts. He finds himself in a peculiar predicament. Man is an animal tied to the earth, but a the same time he is a spirit- he dreams the wildest of dreams sees visions and tries to get where he isn't. He has to live willy- nilly in the world and so has to equip himself for living. "No age ever thought its education was good enough. Man is afflicted with a divine disconten' and thinks that life isn't gooc enough." Dean MacGregor reac illustrative quotations from a number'of writers including Aristotle, Tacitus, Robert Maynard Hutchins, Lewis Mumford, Mark Van Doren and others. "All this yeast of self criticism will continue to work in the future," he said. "The only unhappy persons are those who do not know their past or have misreac them. Education is a search for the right problem to attack in the sense of finding a workable solution. I believe that more progress would be made if we would come to the conclusion that the solution to the problem must be adapted to the day and age in which it presents itself. "We make more progress in social thinking if we re-orient ourselves in what we mean by solution. If we look about us, we can discover deep and permanent interests of mankind arise from the fact that we have tissue needs This seems to settle for us what we should do about education that will make a difference. "If we want education that will make a difference, we must provide a set of experiences, facts and information within the range of aptitudes and capabilities of the individual which bring him in contact with principles which develop his understanding of the world_ and his relation to it. "The fact of change must be recognized as important if we are to have an adequate view of life Fresh Drugs in Every Prescription JUST PHONE 180 Many prescriptions, no matter how carefully compounded, are rendered impo- tent because the drugs used were not- fresh. We use only the freshest of drugs. THE PRESCRIPTION IV. B. Cai Prop. SHOP 9 EAST STATE STREET W. B. McGri Mir. It is foolish to jump to'the conclusion that wisdom lies in forgetting all history." Dean MacGregor stressed the importance of a program which will orient the whole organism with his environment and said that a free and democratic society rests on the cultivation of the emotional, physical, aesthetic and moral nature of man with participation in all interests available to everyone. He spoke of the danger of special interest and pressure groups anrf said that down the middle way lies truth. "The home must quit surrendering its social functions and quit believing that the solution of problems may be found by turning to the school," he said "The educational function of the home is to give an emotional education better than it has been giving and to become better in the area of developing fundamental habits The emotions are related to all the activities which are basic to life. "Schools should not be overloaded, but charged with giving a set of skills and habits which will set the individual further along the way 6f knowledge and increase his independence in eel- ting knowledge." Dean MacGregor said that in teaching the child, we have "one astray in the matter of interest thinking any interest which would appeal ot the child must be the immediate one, whereas the important interest which he should learn to appreciate is the one in the future. "Society must give schools at all levels a rather wide hand and trust that educators will not upset the applecart of our society," he S31Q. He spoke of the need for teaching the habit of being able to form new habits quickly and compared the principal of inertia as opposed to the principal of surplus energy and said'"When change becomes too rapid, habits cannot be adjusted readily and a cultural lac results. This situation has now bet come , critical in the United States. 'We need a program of social improvement and people willin" to learn to understand other cultures. We need to recapture the Amencan dream. We should not get impatient with visionaries who dream great dreams. We need a social knowledge of the use of machines in the right way. We need contact wtih things and materials to develop creative abilities." Dean MacGregor was introduced by Mrs. B. Raymond Weston program chairman. Mrs. R. E. Homey presided during the meeting which was preceded by a prelude of organ music played by Miss Agnes Anderson who also accompanied the group m the singing of the "Star Spangled. Banner" which was led by Mrs. Clay Cowan. HOF-KEED Laverne^WilUam Hof, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hof, was married Dec. 29 to Miss Betty Reed of Algona. at the Methodist church at Algona by the Rev. Dr. Price VIr. Hof is now stationed at Buck- i£ yfFi , eld Colo., and returned to nat place after several days' fur- ough. Buy War Savings Bonds and Mamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. WHAT CAUSES EPILEPSY? A booklet containing the opinion o! famous doctors on this interesting subject will be sent FREE, while they las!, to any reader writing to the Educational Dlvi- ion. 535 Fifth Ave., New York, N Y Dept. A-531 VERSATILE A well tailored suit knows no season--and the graceful lines o this version will look equally smart with a topcoat now, 01 with your lurs later on in the spring. No. 3624 in size 16 requires 2% yards 54-inch fabric for the suit 2 yards 35-inch for lining. Send IBc for Pattern, which includes complete sewing guide Print your name, address and style number plainly. Be sure to state size you wish. The Spring Fashion Book is now ready. Illustrates 150 pattern styles in beautiful colors, Limitec supply, so order early. ISc a copy or only lOc with a pattern. Include 2c extra for handling and mailing Address Pattern Department Globe-Gazette, 121 W. 19th St New York 11, N. Y. North Iowa Rod and Gun Club Favors Retention of Tax on Fishing Tackle The North Central Iowa Rod and Gun club will join nationa organizations in asking congress to retain after the war the 10 per cent excise tax on fishing tackle the proceeds to be allocated to the states for fish propagation and other conservation work, it was decided at the monthly meetin" Tuesday evening. A committee was named to consider planning of the new Mcln- tosh state park at Clear Lake. The club has been requested by the state park planning board to assist in the work. Emerson Decker gave a talk on archery and together with Dudley Decker and Maynard Welters lave a shooting 'exhibition with bow and arrow. George Stevens and Jess Mathewman were in charge of the program. President Charles E. Cornwell presided. Have a «Coke»=A thousand miles is not too far to come » or being friendly with a Chinese cadet C** » « imenution* ded^a'oa of good ta* J t speakl M tMgofcBMC,w*st,n«th,so«b,CoMttb aniHfc f o , d U . ' ofcMC,w*st,n«th,so«b,CoMttb aniHfc fo, dU -I*, become tie fepp, bood between people* of good will. · OTTIBB UND» Of THE COCA-COtA COM, A N T .T SO°FED. MASON CITY COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. TM ONE «Cofce''s Coca-Cola It a natural for popular names to acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why you hear Coca-Cola called "Cofce"^ Women Are Needed in Washington A chance for Iowa women t' take civilian jobs closely con nected with the war was · an nounced here Tuesday by Russel V. Person, civilian represenlativi of the navy department in Wash ington when he stopped in Mason City on a recruiting tour of th state. -Mr. Person said that the navy wants women IV years old o older as stenographers, typist and clerks in Washington, fo there is now an urgent need fo girls there to release navy offi cers and personnel for oversea duty. Interviews will be granted t women interested in navy job by Mr. Person at the United States Employment Service of fice in Mason City on Mondaj and Tuesday, Jan. 17 and 18. Salaries start at $146 a month for inexperisnced employes am at $164 a month for women wit! 2 years experience. After qualifying by civil serv ice examination, applicants wil be assigned to a navy office no far from their homes for 2 weeks during which time they will receive full salary. "Free transportation to Washington will be provided at the end of 2 weeks," Mr. Person said "In Washington you will be me by a counsellor who will take you to a modern room · in the new government, residence halls renting for $24.50 a month. Meals a the government cafeterias wil average not over $1 to SI 25 a day." Women now employed in an essential industry should not apply, Mr. Person added. + SOCIAL + WEDNESDAY Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 9, surgical dressing room 211 North Federal. .. A. (o B. of R. T.-7:15, Moose hall. Bethlehem Willing Workers-Mrs. R. Horn. nmanuel Martha society-8, Virginia Jones, 2505 Jefferson S. W. V. F. W. auxiliary-8, V. F. W. hall. THURSDAY Grace Evangelical church supper 5 to 8, church. St. Suzanna's circle-8, Mrs. Leo King, 203 26th S. W. North Iowa Golden Wedding Jubilee club-12, Cerro Gordo hotel. Thursday Bridge club-1, Mrs. H. D. Fallows, 928 Pennsylvania N. E. Triple T club-1, Cerro Gordo hotel. Farmers Happy Hustlers-1, Mrs. Faye Thompson. Newcomers club-1:15, Y. W. C. A. Bed Cross Volunteers-1:15 to 4:15, surgical dressings room, 211 North Federal. U. S. W. McKinley unit-1:30, school. Baptist Gildner division-2, Mrs. J. R. Holman, 15 Oak drive. Energetic class-Congregational church Trinity Roosevelt circle-2:30, Mrs. P. O. Dahl, 1618 Delaware S. E. Harding P. T. A Postponed. Athenian club-Mrs. W. B. Casey, 307 Pennsylvania S. E. Immanuel circle Z-2:30, Mrs. OJof Olson, 508 20th 5. E. Monroe-Washington P, T. A,-2:30, school. jincoln P. T. A.-2:30, school. ',. I. A. to B. of I. E 3, Moose hall. First Christian group 7-6, Mrs. Stanley Haynes, 7 10th N. W. Garfield P. T. A.-7:30, school. Baptist V. \\. A.-Mrs. F. L. Curtis, 724 Carolina Bundles for Britain-7:30, 814 Foresters building Home Craft club-8, Manual Arts building. " ' Anchor Encampment auxiliary-8, I. O. O. P. hall. t. N. A-8, Moose hall, it. James Senior league-8, church parlors Baptist D. O. A.--" 8, Mrs. Ruby Hodgins, 1102 Hampshire N. E. --o-New Members Are Initiated Into 1.0.0. F. A number of new members were taken into the bonds of fellowship ±2!" r -°:°- £.'.!*«? T H^ay Guy Angel! and Frank Brooking newly installed noble grand and vice grand respectively, were at their stations. George Van Every captained the degree staff Following the close of the meeting proper, the new officers and comrmtteemcn for the ensuing term held an informal consultation. Refreshments were served Joint installations of the Anchor Encampment and its auxiliary were scheduled for Thursday evening and the Canton Phoenix and its auxiliary Friday evening. Both services will be for all members of the I. O. O. F. and invited friends. First degree will be given to several members Tuesday evening, Jan. 18. «»««j KLATH ELECTED Y,M, PRESIDENT Heads Plans for Big Centennial Program. Carl O. Klath Tuesday was elected president of the Mason City Y. M. C. A. to serve throughout 1944 as the association observes the centennial of its founding. Mr. Klath, who served the past year as vice president, succeeds O. A. Satter as head of the organization. Jerry Poland, who had served as both president and board member of the Y. M. C. A., at Qiincy M ' D 3 , 3 S !ected vice President. Mr. Poland, who is manager of the Kresge dollar store here, arrived in Mason City 2 years ago George S. Marty, identified with the association work in Mason City for many years, was elected secretary, and L. G. Hawkins, also an active association member, treasurer. It is this group of men who will head tr* Mason City observance of 100 years of work of the association throughout the world Plans for this observance were discussed at the meeting and preliminary plans made. Mrs. Isaac Jackson Rites Held; Burial at Elmwood Cemetery ·Funeral services for Mrs. Isaac Jackson, 40, who died Friday at her home, 209 4th N. W., following Wednesday, Jan. 12, 1143 7 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE a week's illness, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Patterson funeral home, with the Rev. J. M. Eaves, pastor of St. John's Baptist church, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Henry C. Moore, pastor of Union Memorial church. A choir sang "Asleep in Jesus" and "Precious Lord Take My Hand." Mr. Jackson sang "When I Came to the End of My -Journey." Mrs. R. E. Fatten accompanied. Pallbearers were Percy Parker, Howard Brown, Earl Parker, Felix Parker, Fred Gar wood and Orphus Cabbell. Burial was at Elmwood cemetery. The Patterson funeral home in charge. 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