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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 13, 1944
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UNCLEAR LAKE GLOBE-GAZETTED Phone 239 or 259 AND KGLO OFFICE 2t7 Wect Main St. WOMEN STUDY "HOME" TOPICS Food Conservation, Equipment Subjects 'Clear Lake -- "Making the Most of Equipment" was the lesson presented home project leaders of Mt. Vernon township who gathered at the home of Mrs. Carl Bartlett,. BurchinaJ, Tuesday for the 2nd of the Farm Bureau series. Miss Lucille Buchanan was in charge. The next leaders' school .will be Feb. 3 at the home of Mrs. John King. A followup meeting will be held by the Sing and Sew club at the J. C. Oehlert home next Tuesday. A potluck luncheon will be served at noon. Members who ·have electric cords in heed of repairs are asked to bring them to work upon. , Other groups also met Tuesday. The Clear Lake Woman's elnb served members a luncheon at' Legion hall cooked according i to specifications sent out by the ; office of price administration in 1 the "Food Fights for Freedom" program.. Mrs.. Robert Hay den read the directions and Mrs. Shirley Kimball and Mrs. T. Nielsen prepared the food. Approximately 30 women were served and voted the- meal a complete success. Mrs. K. E. Bay den explained the par- pose of the demonstration. Following the luncheon a general business meeting was held and departments reported. Mrs. Shirley Nenberger gave a lesson on India. Flans for the meeting Feb. 8 were made. The community service department will open the meeting at 1 o'clock, national service will have charge at 2. there will be an art exhibit and talk on Russia at 3 and the fine arts department will give a tea at the close. Miss Blanche Goudy was hostess to the Priscilla club and gave a travelog of her trip to Germany in 1930 for the program arranged by Mrs. Grace Fiske. Miss Goudy told especially of the Passion Play at Oberammergau. Mrs. !». W. Sherman entertains Jan. 25. Mrs. Wilbur Meckstroth entertained Merriment club at a so- 'cial afternoon. Mrs. J. P. Hansen; Jr., is hostess Feb. 8. Every member of the U. Y. B. Card - club attended the session at the home of Mrs. Henry C. Anderson. Mrs. A. C. Sater will be-hostess Jan. 25. . Hi-Lo .Bridge dub met at the :V- H. Ward · home with perfect i attendance. Mrs. F. G. Cookman won- high score and Mrs. W.. C. Hofer consolation. Mrs: Hofer is "hostess Jan.'25*- - :':·;'·:·,"-..- , .. Beta .Omicron chapter of Beta 'Sigma Phi met at the home -·'. of CHURCH GROUPS HOLD SESSIONS Lakeside Ladies Aid Elects 1944 Officers --Kussell photo TO HEAD LAKE DRIVE-- M. A. Arneson, president of the Clear Lake Bank and Trust company, has been named head of the 4th war loan drive in Clear Lake by C. A. Knutson, also of Clear Lake, county chairman of the drive, it was announced Thursday. Sir. Arenson says, "Our share in the drive which opens Jan. 18 and closes Feb. 15 is $150,900. Fast drives conducted on a voluntary basis have been so successful that we are doing the same with this one and ask ' everyone to go to his hank, post- office or building and loan association and make his purchases as early as possible. Meeting the quota this way makes it easier for everyone when time is short and workers scarce. All E, F and G bonds purchased before the drive opens count on our quota so don't wait. "Now is the time to do our post-war planning by buying all the bonds we cau and laying them away until the day when we are again able to purchase the things we want." JMrs. Hyle Jack Hepp "Literature. 1 Lpwman giving with Mrs. lesson on 2 Birthdays Observed at Fuller Home Clear Lake--Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Fuller entertained at dinner Thursday their son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Fuller, and Mrs. H. A. Fuller. The dinner honored the 64th birthday of Mrs'. A. J. Fuller and the 50th of Mrs. H. A. Fuller. Each received gifts. Other groups met Wednesday. Mrs. Kenneth Becker gave the Clear Lake--Mrs. Harry Spll- man was named president of the Lakeside Ladies Aid at the annual session and potluck dinner at the church Wednesday. Mrs. Frank Allen is the retiring head. Mrs. Maurice Miles was named vice president, Mrs. Frank Miles was re-elected secretary and Mrs. Emmons Cannon, treasurer. Frank Miles was chosen trustee for the church. The officers will meet soon to make out the calendar for 1914. Mrs. Edwin Zook will be aid hostess Feb. 9. Other groups also met Wednesday. About 90 persons were served at the fellowship supper at the Congregational church in the evening. Group 2, of which Mrs. Ralph Ingersoll is chairman, served. Group meetings will be held Feb. 2 and a general aid meeting Feb. 9. The Rev. and Mrs. Reuben Mostrom and Mines. G. E. Wallin and C. O. Lomen were guests of Tabitha circle of the Zion Lutheran aid at the home of Mrs. Jens Jensen. Mrs. Peter Miller led the lesson and the Rev. Mr. Mostrom devotions. Plans were made for a bake sale in April, a dollar day in July and a picnic, guest day and birthday party in August, also a sunshine inarch at each meeting. Mrs. George Starkey is hostess Feb. 9 with Mrs. Emil Finer assisting. Methodist W. S. C. S. met at the church with Mrs. E. E. Chappell leading devotions on. the general theme of the year, "The Lord's Song in a Strange Land." Annual reports were read and members were requested to get announcements for the Sunday bulletns to the pastor by Friday night. The Rev. Thomas B. Collins conducted a symbolic candlelight- ing installation service after which Mrs. James Bailey, new president, took over. The program plan was presented by Mrs. P. D. Leith and Mrs. L. E. Jacobson sang "The Kneeling Camel." Tea was served by circle 1 with Mrs. G. IV. Darnell pouring. Circle 2 is in charge Feb. 9. G. Starkey Talks on "Radio and the War" Clear Lake -- George Starkey, local radio repair man, spoke before the Lion's club Wednesday noon at Legion hall on the subject of "Radio and the War." Mr. Starkey told as much as is permitted of various new devices which are enabling our forces to win over the enemy. J. P. McGuire reported on the activities .of the post war planning committee; Dr. A. B. Philipps was a guest of Mr. McGuire. First express shipment by air to cross an International boundary was in 1931, when some ship parts and 146 hatching eggs were shipped from Florida to South America. "Our Town" Cast Named; Play Date Set Clear Lake --The cast for "Our Town," a play by Thornton Wilder, was announced Wednesday by Frank Brandt, dramatic coach, who will present the production March 10. "The play is unique in that it has no stage scenery," said Mr. Brandt." "The .stage manager is the lead in the play and the audience becomes a part of the production. Emily 'Webb and George Gibbs are the characters around whom the play is · develj- oped" 1 ' The characters, in order of appearance, are: Lawrence Brown, itage manager; Don Newman, Dr. Gibbs; Darrell Edgar, Joe Cro*ell; Donald Lomen, Howie New- :ome; Mary Lou Garth, Mrs. 3ibbs; Betty Burns, Mrs. Webb; Donald Thompson, George Gibbs; Jacqueline Kimball, R e b e c c a Gibbs; Dick Patterson, Wallie Webb; Gladys Asbe, Emily Webb; Strode Hinds, Professor Willard; James Jorgenrud, Mr. Webb; Geneva Maassen, woman in the balcony; J?rederic Rogers, Simon Stimson; Tommy Bendt, Mrs. Soames; Bob Ludwig, Constable Warren, and Marcel]a Shideler, Katharyn Barber, Charmaine Petersen and Billie B a r l o w , 'people ol the town. - · " . . . · : · . The technical crew and a" few minor characters' be named later. Most of the lines have : been cofnmitteed and regular practices will begin soon, Mr. Brandt states. USW NAMES ARE OBTAINED Number Is Sufficient to Send for Charter Clear Lake -- Mrs. John Kopecky announced Thursday that she has now obtained the necessary number of names, 10, to send for a United Service Women's club charter which should be back within a few days. As soon as the charter is i ceived, Mrs. Kopecky announces, a- meeting will be called and all those who are eligible to join will be invited to come. A month will be allowed for all those to join Thundar. Jan. 13, 1M4 9 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE who wish to become charter members. A county meeting will be held in the P. G. and E. auditorium iu Mason City Jan. 26. The meeting is called at 10:30 o'clock and a potluck luncheon will be served at noon. Those attending are to bring a covered dish. Coffee, teabiscuits and butter will be furnished by the Mason City club. ATFNtST SMftOFA _ 666 666 TABLETS. MOT. NBC PMTS lesson on "A New -World-A- Mrs. Jack Winkler is hostess Jan. 24 with Mrs. Tom ·Burns as lesson leader. A card -party in charge of Mmes. Keith Raw and Lowman will be a fea- ; ture of the evening. .; . . Mrs.\R. ; J. Nelson, installing officer, inducted Mrs. J.. C. Norris i to office -as financial secretary, 'Mrs. L. E. Jacobson as-right supporter to the vice grand, Mrs. C. A. - Boutine, as chaplain and Mrs. ·Leila Brose as trustee for 3 years atUjie regular session of Tina Rebekah lodge at I. O. O. F. hall! Mis. -George Pfestholt, noble |j grand, appointed standing committees. .The next meeting is Jan. IntramUrals Opened at High School Gym Clear Lake -- The Cyclones lost to the Cubs 11 to 12 in the first .round of intramural basketball played by the Little Six at the high school gym Wednesday evening. Bill Gerk scored 6 lor "the Cyclones and Wayne Hill 6 for the Cubs. The Polecats triumphed over' ' the Bulldogs 20 to 26 in another Xittle Six battle. Franklin Goodell ! scored 7 for the winners and Dick ·Masters 15 for the losers. . In the Big Six battles the Wild .Cats tamed the Bombers 18 to 17 Comin.'" for Today's club at the home 'of Mrs'. T. 'J. Farhari'. Mrs; Harold Murray will entertain at a social session the evening of Jan. 26. Plans ·were made for a rummage sale in February. Mmes. R. M. Cole and L. A. Moeller were guests of E. T. C. Bridge club at the home of.Mrs. Lawrence Brown. Prizes were won by Mmes. B. C. Myhr, Keith McGowan 'and ' E. A. Musjerd. Mrs. T. A. Hein is hostess Jan. 26. Mrs. Ruben Fryer was hostess to the H. D. club in honor of her birthday. Mrs. Ira Shields was a guest and Mrs. Ida .Becker was welcomed as a new member. Mrs. Fryer received a gift. Mrs. Everett Enabnit entertains Feb. 12. Plans for a farewell courtesy Friday for Mr. and Mrs. Osmund Voog who;are moving soon to a new home were made by members of Do Your Bit club at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Mitchell in an all day session. Plans Were also made for a card party at the Bert Prescott home Saturday evening and to assist at the Red Cross workroom the afternoon of Jan. 21. Hr..and Mrs. Pitkin and Mr. and Mrs. George Prescott and children were guests and Mrs. A. R. Cain read articles on President Roosevelt for the program. Mrs. Lynn Hyde is hostess Jan. 26. "Chuck" Crane scoring 5 for the winners and Wallace Edgar .8 for the losers. The Gremlins ^went down before the Tigers in :lhe uneven score of 8 to 27. Junior ..Nelson marked up 6 tallies for the former and Paul Enabnit 12 for ^the latter. : Intramural games will be played ·each Wednesday evening at 6:30 ·o'clock. The public is invited and 'no charge is made. Bank, Trust Company 'Re-Elects All Officers i Clear Lake--All officers of the Clear Lake Bank and Trust company were re-elected at the an- 'nual meeting Tuesday afternoon. M. A. Arneson is president, T. L. iSears and R, J. Galloway are ;Vice presidents, L. W. Sherman, cashier, and R. R. Rogers, assistant 'cashier. C. A. Knutson is chairman of the board of directors and oth- .ers on the board are Mr. Arneson, Mr. Sears, Hans Henriksen, James Peterson and George Peitzke. ( i M a k Fund Grows t$9 With 5 Donations * i Clear Lake--The milk fund lor .the schools-was increased the past I ^veek by the following donations: .Catholic Daughters of America and Beta:5igma Phi, $2 each; P. E. O., . S3, and Colonial club and Miss Ida;Clack,l$l each. The total so ,;. f«r\tihis year is now $210.88. Do- 'iv ! Mtibns'may bereft with Mrs. W. * C. Carroll at the. pottoffice. Mrs. N. B. Rice aiifl Beth and Dan returned Wednesday afternoon from Laurcns where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Rice's father, John F. Anderson, Tuesday. Clear Lake Briefs Sir. and Mr*. Henry Johnson had a wire Wednesday from their son, Charles E. Thomas, electrician's mate 2/c from San Francisco, Cal., stating that he had just arrived from New Caledonia and expected to be home in a few days. Sweetheart is rood bread. Airs. Anton Christiansen, who has been ill with pneumonia since Christmas day, is now able to be up and around the house. The Men's Bible class of the Gospel Tabernacle will meet Monday evening at the H. S. Levisay home, 1009 SI . 4th · street, at 8 o'clock instead of at the church. Women are also invited. Eli Levang, Fertile, will speak at the church twice oh Sunday. Twenty-three women, Includ- ng 7 members of the Colonial club folded 1,800 surgical dress- ngs at the Red Cross workroom Wednesday afternoon. This was he largest attendance since the new quota.was received, and the argest number of sponges was made. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Shields are staying temporarily with Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Fryer since the ihields. sale Jan. 6. Mr. Shields plans to go west soon to. look up new location after which Mrs. Shields will join him. Mrs. E. P. Comfort and Edward and Christine, who have been staying with the former's jarents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Pryor, plan to move Friday into .he first floor apartment at the Verbeckmoes home, 215 S. 2nd street. Mrs. Frank Baker has received word that her husband was graduated last Saturday from the school of gunnery at Narlinger, Texas, with the rating of private first class. Private Baker is being held at Harlinger as an instructor. Mrs. Maurice Zellie has accepted a clerking position at Finer's Clover Farm store. Mr. and Mrs. Orrel Abrams and family moved Tuesday from 209 E. South street to Thornton to make their home. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wood and Mrs. Walter Davis, Mason City, visited the former's mother, Mrs. Mary Wood, Sunday. "Mrs. M. V. Vauler and daughter, Mrs. George Law, went Thursday to Des Homes to visit the formers daughter, Mrs. Ed Moore, after which they will visit her brother, L. S, Ruble, Indianola. GETS NEW POSITION--J. F. Heathershaw, who lived at 814 W. Division street, Clear Lake, for several years and left Jan. 1 to take a position as manager of the government employment office at Shenandoah, has accepted a new position with the government and is now in Chicago for a conference, it was learned Thursday. The new work is supervisory bat the ter- rilory to be covered was not announced. The Heathers haws stored their household goods in Des Moines and Mrs. Heathershaw is staytnr with Mrs. C. P. Beeket at Clear Lake ·rily. Clear Lake Calendar Friday --Christian Workers, Mrs. E. M. Duesenberg, 114 Clara street. Deborah circle, Zion Lutheran aid, Mrs. Henry Graven, 106 E. South street. Surgical dressings, Red Cross workroom, 1:30 o'clock. Star club, Mrs. J. A. Trower, 531 Caroline street Park chapter No. 35, O. E. S., Masonic Temple, dinner, 6:30 o'clock; open installation, 8 o'clock. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS Waughtal, Paul M. et al to George Manolis $1 (WD) S2Z ft. of Lot 3 Blk. 8 Paul Felt's plat of M. C. 12-15-43. 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