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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 6

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 28 1934 tifv* _ . . .- - - . - ··- - -----^^^^--^-- ..-...--*-. ...... i . - -- . i i mi mii^MPi^i N i ^··a-- ^^ ^ WOMAN'S CLUB PLAYS DRAW LARGE CROWD TO HIGH SCHOOL "Original Skit pf Tom Show Is Successful Musical Comedy Burlesque Is Production of Junior Women. After the press had taken squatter's right 'on a respectable, downstairs seat, the reviewing of "Uncle Tom's Stabbin' " an original musical --comedy burlesque of an old American tragedy, which has been presented in tents and otherwise in Mason City for the past 50 years, was a pleasure. The production was staged by the junior woman's department of the Woman's club in a one night stand at the high school auditorium Tuesday evening. Written by Irene Holman,' Mary- Stevens, Eleanor HcLaughlin and Bee Lynch, and directed by Velma Grippen, the musical extravaganza, ·based on a play of slavery days, offered an altogether refreshing and novel version of a plot and characters more or less worn out on the American stage. Cabin is Moved. Moved to Harlem, Uncle Tom's cabin has become a night club, according to the authors of the 1934 version. A sextet of chorines consisting of Esther Baldwin, Edythe Kropman, Harriet Jordan Robinson, Ramona Liesveld, Dorothy Conlrn and Audrey Andrews, all of them somebody's daughters, according to the program, gave the cabin its at- Snosphere of night life with several fast stepping chorus numbers, and incidentally unusually clever costumes. The dances were directed by Dorothy Madsen and the music was arranged and presented by Marianna Sheffler and Jean Mickey. The action of the play centered around the mysterious stabbing of Little Eva, played by Olga Moen, and the unraveling of the mystery. The stabbing scene was one of the "tensely dramatic spots" of the play, with Little Eva ascending into the flies immediately afterward via a child's swing, enshrouded with so much laughter that her dying speech, "Come up and see me some,time," was barely audible. Pictures Sold. Between the first and second acts, Little Eva, greatly assisted by .the sales talk of Eliza, played by Dorothy Decker, sold pictures of herself to members of the. audience. Miss Decker proved to be .one of 'the hits of the show, with her song jiumbers, "I Just Couldn't Take It Baby!",. "Give Me Liberty or Give s-"and^Going, Going Gone.' i-j-B-jMiT number was sung during Star-much reputed ice scene, in which blocks of white ice, hard wa ter and frozen assets were strung across the stage. Between the second and thirc acts, Miss Moen sang one of the hits of the show, "If Jack Were Only Here." This was presented with the flourishes of the days of the illus rated songs. Miss Moen's costume vas the latest design of 1880. Late in the third act and quite Ui ine with mystery plays, the guilt of the stabbing was placed on the jme honored innocent Uncle Tom, ilayed by Louise Leach. Old Uncle ?om, it was revealed, stabbed .Uttle 5va, because she held the mortgage on his cabin. He was hustled )ff to the bailiwick, upon this dis- overy by the father of Little Eva, Augustus St. Clair, played by Grethen Carlson. Mary Gould, with boots and vil- ainous appearing attire, cracked the whip of Simon Legree through ie play but turned out to be itot be villain she was suposed to be. :he part was well played with Le- ;ree striding the boards like a vet- ran. Jean Barclay, as Topsy, a blond mulatto, sang "Frosted Chocolate," Eadie Was a Lady," an climaxed ler performance with "Did You lver See a Dream Walking?" in -hich the chorus joined her. Sing Duet. Catherine Sheffler, playing.the role f Aunt Ophelia St. Clair and Lilian Leedstrom, as Horace Dinsmore, reached the heighth of their jerformance in a duet, "You're An 31d Smoothie." Eleanor Hazlett played the role of Clancy, the officer, and Phyllis ~ropp was the coroner. The opening and closing numbers of tL3 show were adaptations from 'Swimee River,".with the cast re- ating the' events of the play in iong. It was the first attempt of the Women's club to present an orig- nal evening's entertainment of the ;ype and was highly successful. The auditorium was practically filled. Prize Play Presented. Most of the audience of the first show and a number of newcomers attended the performance of "Ten Minutes by the Clock," the Woman's club prize winning one act play, which was presented following "Uncle Tom's Stabbin'." The finish and smoothness of the fantasy were ample evidence for its winning the award from 24 other entries. Directed by Mrs. E. E. Hunter, the play moved lightly and afforded much amusement both from the idea, and the rhythmetic precision to which it was set. Attractive costuming added much to the performance. E x c e l l e n t performances were given by the members of the cast, all of whom are well known to Mason City playgoers. Mrs. R. E. Romey took the part of the queen, Dr. H. K. Jones, the king; Mrs Charles Grippen and 'Mrs. Douglas Swale, Dux" and Dox; Mrs. Draper Long, the queen's page; Miss Gretchen Bickel, the maid; Don Helbling, Bitter-Batter, the cook; Edwin Helbling, the gypsy, and R. A Washburn, Tom-Pom, the king; butler. Factory Sponsored 1/2 Price Sale ON 1847 KOGEES BROS. Anniversary and Ancestral Patterns WATCHES HlAMONOS 3 WEST STATE T. N. T. CLUB MEETS AT T FOR DINNER Members of the T. N. T. club met Tuesday evening at the Y. W. C. A. for dinner and a program which included a skit on the World fair by Alice Kolar and Lucile Byerly. Guests included Marie Higgins and Marie Miller. The annual Easter sunrise service was announced. The next meeting will be featured by a club talent program. 8 COUPLES MARRIED AI LITTLE BROWN CHURCH NASHUA, March 28.--Ira J. Tucker and Miss Carroll E. Baudoin, both of Hayfield, Minn., were married at the Little Brown church by the Rev. William Kent. The bridegroom is the son of the late Elmer Tucker of Nashua. Mr. Kent also officiated at two marriages, the contracting parties being, Deloris Studebaker, Centerville, and Kenneth Elgin, Mystic. On Monday, Lola Dale Peterson and Carl Mes- senhelder, both of Slayton, Minn., were married. University Gives Five Day Recess Mason City Has Large Group of Students Enrolled at Iowa. IOWA CITY, March 28.--The inal student exodus from the Uni- ersity of Iowa campus before June _,,..! Wednesday afternoon when hundreds of men and women head omeward for the five-day Easter ecess. Mason-City students.at the University of Iowa include the Misses Margaret Rule. Mildred McCauley, Peggy Senneff, Jean Lovell and rrancis Billman and Arnold Tice, »aul Handel, Woodrow Sherin, Gilbert McEwen, Dick DeVoe, Ronald Fallows, Fraser Spence, Raymond Zebker, Tom Yoseloff, Murray Finey, Albert Barclay, Wiliam Rae, David Holman and Hughes Bryant. Officially beginning Wednesday he recess will continue until Tuesday, April 3 at 8 o'clock when classes in all colleges will be resumed. The holiday period equals in ength that of last year. It is likely that the number of students to go home will be less ian in recent years, due to the federal emergeny, relief work by.which some 400 persons are enabled to continue their education. These jobs will be carried on during the university's recess. Mrs. Bright's Piano Pupils Will Present Pre-Easter Recital Mrjs. B. I. Bright will present her jroup A piano pupils in a pre-Easter recital for mothers and friends at the Bright studio, .1104 West State street, Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock. Following the recital, the pupils will give quotations from famous authors. The performers will be Helen Lloyd Jones, Richard Zarling, Helen Harris, Rebecca Jackson, Ruth Clapper, Enos Lloyd Jones, Rheon Zack, Betty Jane Ulen and Joan Gates with Kenet Pearce assisting. CENTRA! CHILD STUDY CIRCLE PLANS MEETING Mrs. H. H. Boyce, 1306 Rhode Island avenue northeast, will be hostess to the Central Child Study .circle at its meeting Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock. The lesson on "Emotional Adjustment" will be led by Mrs. Vinnie Christiansen. NEWSHIRT WAIST FROCK SLIM WAISTLINE. BELTED AT BACK FEATURE OF ATTRACTIVE STYLE FOR SMART SPRINGTIME WEAR PetrltM 10 Oe« 1'attem, 2tK FUth aienilc, New fork City - · - T DIASA I)A¥ WILSON-WEBER Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Wilson who were married at the Congregational church by the Rev. W. L-. Dibble Saturday have returned from a short wedding trip and are at home at 5161/2 South Federal avenue. Mrs Wilson was Miss Ruby Weber before her marriage. Both are employed at the Diamond bakery. Paris is fitting hips quite snugly these days and giving a slim line to the waistline, as in the charmingly feminine shirtwasti style for today's pattern. In tile printed and plain toning silks, rayons, etc., are also lovely for able. It is also smart carried out in one material as in plain or patterned crepe silk. Lightweight woolens, necktie silks, rayons, etc., re also lovely for this model. Style No. 596 is designed for sizes 14, 16,18 years, 36, 38 and 40 inches bust. Size 16 requires 2% yards 39 inch material for skirt with 1% yards 39 inch for waist. The Essence of Fashion! The whole fashion story for spring is to be found in this new and exciting Spring Fashion book. You cenrtainly won't want to miss it. Contains new Hollywood photos and patterns that are styled perfectly and fit .perfectly. Send for your copy today. Price of book 10 cents. Price of pattern 15 cents in stamps or coin (coin is preferred). Wrap coin carefully. Do not send to Mason City, but address Globe-Gazette Peerless 15 Cent Pattern, 200 Fifth avenue, New York City. Bits About 'Em Mrs. J. H. Smalley, 34 Linden drive, plans to spend Easter in Chicago with her son and daughter. * * * · Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sherman Pritchard of Garner have returned from a trip through the southern states, visiting in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. Mrs. Pritchard arranged for essay and poster insurance contests in the states in which they visited. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Roger Glanville, 1113 North Federal avenue, and Mrs. Clarence Hanson, 121 Fourth street northwest, spent Wednesday in Des Moines. Mrs. Robert Lyman Leach of Adel. has been a guest of Mra Lloyd Roberts at the Eadmar hotel * * * Artemas Brown, Jr., will come Thursday from Northfield, Minn, to spend his Easter recess from Carleton college with his parents Air. and Mrs. Artemas Brown, 225 Ninth street northwest. He will be accompanied by his roommate, Ray Jhlinger, who will be his guest durne: vacation.' 6 * * * Miss Dikka Moen has arrived from Mclntire to spend her spring vacation with her parents, Mr. anc Mrs. M. M. Moen, 6P3 Adams avenue northwest. * * ? Miss Pauline Goldstein and her aunt,. Mrs. I. Figelman and daughter, Anna, have arrived from New York for a visit at the home of Mr and Mrs. H. Goldstein, 718 Monroe avenue northwest. * # s Mis Mary Taylor, 208 Washington avenue northwest, returned Tuesdaj from Cedar Rapids where she spen' a few days. * * ·* Mr. and Mrs. Philip Simon of D Kalb, 111., are guests of Mrs. Simon' t parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Goss, 12 Beaumont drive. SPECIAL NOTICE Two plays will be given TONIGHT, Wednesday, March 28, at high school auditorium . . . "The Birthday of the Infanta" and "Bl Cristo." Theater Q I C Orchestra O.lJ Curtain 0 0 A O.JU P.M. About O.JU P.M. Adults 25c, Students 15c Mason City Pair Weds in St. Paul Sam Garfin, Jr., and Bride to Live Here After Trip. Mrs. Sam Bloom, 622 Jefferson avenue northwest, announces the marriage of her daughter, Florence o Sam Garfin, Jr., son of Sam Garin, 408 Madison avenue southwest, which took place at the home of the oride's brother, Alex Bloom, at 642 mglehart avenue, Saint Paul. Rabbi Herman E. Cohn read the services Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock in .he presence of the immediate fam- lies of -the couple. The bride was attired in a shell jink gown trimmed with pale blue md her maline turban repeated the same colors. She carried a colonial jouquet of roses and sweet peas. VIr. and Mrs. Alex Bloom gave her ,n marriage. The ceremony was followed by a reception for close friends and rela- ;ives. Guests from Mason City included Mr. and Mrs. William Garfin, Mr. and Mr", William Larner, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Robinson, Sam Garfin and daughter, Dora, and son, Louis; Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Sinnott, Mrs. Sam Bloom and daughter, Bertha- Mr. Garfin, Jr., and his bride will be at home in Mason City on their return from a wedding trip to Chicago. Airplanes mounted on skis transported a 25-horsepower tractor and a sawmill with a capacity of 10,000 feet of lumber a day from Anchorage, Alaska ,to the Beluga mountain range. Regional Conference of B. P.-W. Club Will Draw Minnesota Women ST. 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