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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 19, 1944
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6 Wednesday, Ian. 19, 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Friends of Libraries Launch 1944 Drive 2 Couples at Luverne Celebrate Luverne--Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Benedict and Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Chapman celebrated their golden wedding anniversaries Jan. 16. At the morning services at the Presbyterian church, the Hev. Henry Schmitt, pastor of the. church, gave a special sermon and , music by the choir was sung in \ their honor. ' In the afternoon, from 2 to 5 o'clock, open house was held at the Community hall with 200 attending. Mrs. W. S. Jamison of Shell Rock,' accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Ivan Brown of Fort Dodge, sang 4 numbers. J. A. Nelson, in behalf o£ 'the Commercial club, extended greetings. Mrs. Barbara Moseley of Goldfield, accompanied by her daughter, Barbara Jane of Ames, sang. Following the program, a buffet lunch was served. Mrs. F. G. Hagist and Mrs. J. L. Lichty, sisters of the brides, poured. A family dinner was served at 6:30 by Mrs. Emily Guy, Mrs. Henry Kubly, Mrs. Axel Neils on and Mrs. Walter Engle, for about 40 relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Benedict have one daughter, Mrs. Emil Meyer of Muscatine and one son, Ira Benedict, of Milwaukee, Wis., and 3 grandchildren, Carol and .Lyle Meyer of Muscatine and. Dan of Milwaukee. Mr. and Mrs. Chapman, have 2 sons, Irvin; who is a staff sergeant in New Guinea, and Leo at Seattle, Wash. Both were unable to attend. They have 3 grandchildren, William I. Chapman of Detroit and Sgt, Robert Chapman in the southwest Pacific and Valerie of Seattle, Wash. Blood Plasma Fund Tea Is Planned by Circle of W. R. C. Woman's Relief Corps social circle met in the V. F. W. hall Tuesday afternoon. New officers in charge were Mrs. Abbie Layman, president; Mrs. Nellie Chester, vice president; Mrs. Ernest Sweeney, secretary; and Mrs. Emma Duncan, treasurer. After a short business session games were played in charge of Mrs. E. W. Lilley and Mrs. Harry Thome. Plans were made for a silver tea for the blood plasma fund to be held Feb. 1 to which the public will be invited. Miss Julia Russell was named chairman on this committee. Refreshments were served by the officers. JANUARY BRIDE--The Rev. and Mrs. C. G. Johnson of Ottumwa announce the marriage oE their daughter, Dorothy A., to Sgt. Lawrence . L. Norton, performed Jan. 10 at the bride's home in Oltumwa. Sgt. Norton who is stationed in the Louisiana maneuver area with the armed forces is the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Norton, 843 6th S. W. (Russell photo) MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED AT CLARION Eagle Grove --Marriage licenses were issued last week to Olaf Moss, 28, and Alice Nelson, 28, Gait, and to Henry Tesdahl and Estella Bisgrove both of Clarion. BRIDE AT MANLY--The wedding of Miss Rose Rothamel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Rothamel of Mason City, and Holland K. Sallee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Verle Sallee of Kensett, took place at Sacred Heart church here Tuesday with the Rev. C. A. Ferring officiating. Suitable music was furnished by Sacred Heart choir. Attendants were Miss Barbara Rothamel, sister of the bride, and Donald Sallee, brother of the bridegroom. The wedding party drove to Kensett, where a noonday dinner was served at the hall for 30 relatives. The bridegroom, h o m e on leave, is with the U. S. S. Charles Carroll. FOUTICAL ADVERTISEMENT FRIDAY VOTljJO TOP Economy Efficiency aiu^City- Matfteqer form of ^Government Activities for L. D. R. Dis'cussed The members of the executive council, the new officers for 1944, were hostesses for the Trinity L. D. R. meeting held at the home of Mrs. A. N. Rogness, 220 2nd N. E., Tuesday. Officers include: President, Norma Hetland; vice president, Edna Tweed; secretary, Helen Hogen; treasurer, Mrs. Hoyt Gaarder; pianist, Beatrice Lysne; advisor, Mamie Christiansen; librarian, Edna Haatveit. Program 'co-chairmen are Melva Rorem and Esther Simonson and social co-chairmen, Hulda Holmlund and Laura Huglen. Miss Huglen led the devotions, and the worship offering meditation was read by Miss Haatveit. An original skit, written by Melva Rorem, was presented by Helen Gulbranson, Beverly Allison and Mrs. Gaarder. This was written about Lidice and the recordings of this poem written by Edna St. Vincent Millay were played in connection with the skit. At a business meeting preceding the program, it was announced that the program and hostesses had been lined up for the year, and that yearbooks were to be ready soon. Tickets were also on sale for the Lutheran Welfare banquet to be held Jan. 25 at the Y. M. C. A. Guests included Izetta Knutsen, Mrs. Alice Smesrud, Berniece Holstad, Margaret Ann Field Harriet Wendt, Alma Nehls, Nora Sumner and Alya Holstad. The next meeting will be held Feb. 7, with Helen Hogen, Mrs Richard Banken, and Mrs. Hoyt Gaarder as hostesses. It was announced that the Feb 21 meeting would be a dinner meeting at 7:CO p. m. and would be held at the Adams home, witl the business meeting and program following. * * A precision fo*x»d mil wt* fh« toff opprooch . ..' wecr it under winter coolt now, under Spring loppert Eater. and- for tlreet tome' tote Spring. Your choke of Jhree fme materials . . , thrilling twill... drarrwpg crepe... ioft iheria nd . . . : colon are Woct, beia*,' or gorgeous .wring paiteJs .. . OLY FAMILY CIRCLE rlEETS AT VAN ESSENS Holy Family circle 5 met wit! Irs. H. .E. Van Essen, at th dams home, Tuesday and afte he business session, cards wer layed. Prizes went to Mrs. A ardarelli, Mrs. Jack Mulroney nd Mrs. Hilda McGrath. War Service File Project Carried On · Friends of Libraries launched heir 1944 membership drive at a meeting Tuesday afternoon in the Library conference room with Mrs. larry Sondergaard, membership chairman, in charge of the committee session. Rob Roy Cerney, president of he Friends of Libraries, sketched .he history of the organization and outlined its present efforts to compile a complete file of every Cerro jordo man and woman in service. He pointed out that the 25 cents dues are used to maintain this file. Mrs. Sondergaard, assisted by Mrs. W. B. Casey, secretary of the Friends of Libraries, distributed the membership cards to the committee. Members of the committee include Mmes. D. H. Fitzpatrick, Hanford M a c N i d e r, Howard O'Leary, George Marty, R. E. Smiley, B. B. Baglcy, T. E. Davidson, Ward Hamilton, G. W. Cady, Paul Pappas, Samuel E. Wolf, Harold Morgan; R. E. Stanbery, Glen Gilbert, J. E. McDonald, C. M. Franchere and H. J. Steinberg. Other members are R. B. Irons, Wilson Abel, Enoch A. Norem, Nathan Levinson, Remley J..Glass, Mrs. Harlan Girton, Mrs. Dan Herrick, Mrs. C. H. McNider, Mrs. Stanley Haynes, Miss Ruby Dau- Schmidt, Miss Florence O'Leary, Miss Fern Wilson and Miss Eleanor McLaughlin. Mrs. F. P. Walker is the membership chairman for Clear Lake, Mrs. H. V. Wilkinson for Rock Falls, Mrs, George Reynolds, Plymouth, Mrs. Lawrence Bless, Ventura, Mrs. Myrtle Grace, Thornton, Dr. Jergensen, Meservey, Mrs. Frank Knapp, Dougherty, and Mrs. I. W. Forsythe, Rockwell. Honor Chris Abbas at Reunion of Relatives Ackley--Chris Abbas, chief machinist mate of the navy, was honored by a reunion of brothers and sisters Sunday in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Reemt Abbas in Ackley. He had just returned from a 13 months' duty in the southwest Pacific, and with his wife, was to leave for Chicago this week, to be with his son, Ray Abbas and wife. The latter was recently transferred from the naval hospital at Bunker Hill, Ind., to the naval hospital at Great Lakes, 111. He is a pay clerk. SOCIAL CALENDAR WEDDING IS REVEALED--Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Christine Rucker, granddaughter of Mrs. J. F. Smith of Woodford, S. Car., to Capt. Vern H. Cutler, grandson of Mrs. Minnie Benedict o£ Nora Springs. The ceremony was performed July 24 at Columbia, S. Car. Capt. Cutler was promoted to that rank while on duty in the Tennessee maneuver area. He was graduated from the Mason City high school and attended junior college here and studied forestry at Iowa State college. He enlisted in 1941. The couple is living temporarily at Manchester, Tenn. WEDNESDAY Congregational Fellowship and Annual dinner-6:30, church. ed Cross Volunteers-7 to 9, surgical dressings work room, 211 North Federal. ladlson Parent Education group-7:30, school. . B. C. club-7:45, Mrs. Roy Felton, 324 Kentucky S. E. Mason City Button club-8. Miss Vera Burns, 109% South Federal. hoenician club-8, Adams home, 680 East State. rlonroe Parent Education group-8, school. THURSDAY ans Souci club-1, Mrs. T. J. Bracken, 904 Madison N. W. ;ed Cross Volunteers-1:15 to 4:15, surgical dressings work room, 211 North Federal. Grace Evangelical Ladies aid-2, church parlors. iorosis club-Mrs. F. W. Vorhies, 1011 2nd N. W. Wesley W. S. C. S.-2, circle A, Mrs. Glen Davis, 2626 19th S. W.; circle B, Mrs. Shelby Buggies, 28 22nd S. E., circle C, Mrs. M. H. Sherman 507 20th S. E., circle D, Mrs. L W. Edstrom, 129 12th N. W. circle E, Mrs. M. M. Peterson 313 13th S. E., circle F, Mrs L. W. Wilkinson, 44 Linden drive. Energetic class-Congregational church. R. N. A. Health club-2, Moose hall. St. James circle 3-2, Mrs. D. Peters, 440 5th S. W Trinity Forest Park circle-2, Mrs. Henry Kueck, 1206 6th S. W. U. S. W. V. circle-2, Mrs. Ella Maddy, 916 Adam N. W: Athenian club-Mrs. E. E. Fleming, 503 Pennsylvania S. E. Jefferson P. T. A.-2:30, school. Immanuel circle 3-2:30, Mrs. Harold Lesteberg, 305 Indiana S. E. L. U. G. A. club-Mrs. Carl Hanson. Holy Family circle 8-6:30, Mrs. G. T. Weimold, 121 llth N. E. Harding Parent Education group Postponed. Bethlehem Walther league-Harriet and Joyce Garms. bundles for Britain-7:30, 814 Foresters building. It. Lucy's circle-3, Mrs. J. E. Lynch, 253 6th S. E. Yemen ol the Moose-8, Moose hall. lonroe Junior High P. T. A.-8, school, board at 7:30. O. T. O.-8, I. O. O. F. hall. Central Heights F. T. A.-8, school. History club--· 1:15, Red Cross surgical dressing room, 211 North Federal. Our Saviour's Rebecca circle-1:30, church. toosevelt Elementary P. T. A.-7:30, school. St. Teresa circle-8, Mrs. W. E. Fitzgerald, 512 17th S. E. Baptist Hilton division-8, Mrs. A. P. Craig, 207 East State. Americanism Contest Is to Be Held Plans to carry out the Americanism essay contest and Americanism quiz contests in the Mason City schools were discussed at the meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary Tuesday afternoon at the Y. M. C. A. Mrs. Emma Duncan, membership chairman, announced that the auxiliary's enrollment had reached 227 and asked that names of women eligible to membership be reported to her. It was reported that 13 Christmas baskets had been distributed at holiday time, in, addition to other work among veterans families. Greetings were sent to 140 sons and daughters of auxiliary members in the armed forces. The auxiliary has sent 55 pounds of carpet rags and games, puzzles and playing cards to the veterans' hospital at Knoxville. SCHILUNG-AIMBLIE Kanawha -- Miss Jacqueline Amblie, daughter ol Mrs. Earl Michelson, and Richard Schilling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Schilling, were married Jan. 7 at the Methodist parsonage by the Rev. J. F. Moore. Attendants were Darlene Lundy and Dean Dau- Frieda Nassen Weds Lt. Alvin Folkers Allison -- St. James Lutheran church at Allison war the scene of a wedding when vows were exchanged by Frieda Nassen, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. W. C. Nassen and Lt. Alvin Folkers, son of Dr. and Mrs. Folkers. The Rev. Mr. Fritchel of Charles City gave an address before the bridal party and guests and the ceremony was read by the bride's father Jan. 16. Two solos were sung by E. C. Reisetter accompanied by Mrs. Reisetter, who also played the wedding marches. \ The couple was attended by Albert Nassen, brother o£ the bride, and 'Borghild Teigland of Minneapolis. Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church basement sponsored by the Ladies Aid. ghan, both of Hutchins. The bride was graduated from the Belmond high school and has been teaching in rural schools, and will continue teaching for the present. The bridegroom was graduated from the Corwith high school and has been engaged in farming. He expects to enter military service in the near future. --o-Joice --Harold Klien of the navy at Farragut, Idaho, is enjoying a 15-day furlough, been BITS ABOUT 'EM Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Scott, 21 Linden drive, have received word of the birth of a 7V4 pound son to their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Giebink of Minneapolis. The baby was born Wednesday morning in St. Mary's hospital in Minneapolis. Miss Dorothy Mae Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas, 926 Washington N. W., is visiting relatives in Kansas City. Miss Gene Rae Keister spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Keister, 309 1st N. E. Miss Keister is a sophomore at Iowa State college and is a member of Kappa Delta sorority. Miss Jean Hatch, 340 Pennsylvania S. E., lett Wednesday for her home in Davenport, planning to go west later in the month. --o-Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from Jour Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Accuracy Counts Your pharmacist plays an important role in the lives of you and your neighbors. He is the man you trust implicitly in the compounding of your medicines . . . who turns his skill to the service of others. Aasland cafe during Mr. Aasland's They left Sunday evening for Chicago where they will spend several days before going to New York where they will live. Steiger-Heimer Vows Exchanged by Couple Stacyville The marriage of Miss Genevieve Heimer,-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Heimer, and Gilbert Steiger, son o£ Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Steiger, took place Jan. 8 at St. Ambrose church, Detroit, .Mich., the Rev: Father Schroeder officiating at nuptial high mass. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Anthony Heimer of Stacyville. The bridesmaid was Miss Florence Margaret Ruth, a cousin of the bridegroom and his attendant was Theodore Fedorek. A wedding dinner was served at the Mackette for immediate relatives and friends. They will be at home after Jan. 20 at Detroit, Mich., where Mrs. Steiger is employed as an inspector at the Parke Davis company. Mr. Steiger is employed by the Lake Shore Bus Line in Detroit. --o-DIVORCE RATE UP MARRIAGES OFF Allison--From the office of Hugh L. Mosher, clerk of the county, comes a report of the 1942 and 1943 marriage licenses issued and divorces granted. In 1942 there were 4 divorces granted "while in 1943 there were 5 granted, but marriages took a slump in 1943 with only 75 issued. In 1942 there were 89. The birth rate for 1943 was 159 while the number of deaths through Butler county was 102. NAME WINNERS Swaledale --Winners in the high school declamatory contest here were: Oratorical, Thomas Maroney, 1st dramatic, Peggy Kruggel, 1st; Dorothea Meier, 2nd; humorous, Veryl Sorensen, 1st; Helen Mae Hobbiebrunken, 2nd. The judge was Mrs. D. M. Stewart, Hampton. Sonata Is Topic for Music Club Mrs. J. H. Marston was hostess to the Matinee Musicale club al its meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Y. W. C. A. where a lesson on "The Sonata, the Theme anc Variations" was .-presented by a committee including Mrs. Ear Dean, Mrs. Harlan MacMillan anc Mrs. Frank Pearee. The program opened with explanation o£ the sonata by Mrs Dean, after which Miss Allegra Swingen played 2 piano numbers "Fantasie" by Mozart and "Sonata Opus 81 A" in 3 movements "Farewell, Absence and Return' by Beethoven. ' Mrs. MacMillan, violin, per formed 2 movements o£ "Sonata Opus 13" by Grieg, "Lento Dolor- pso" and "Allegretto Tranquillo,'' with Mrs. Harry R. Wolf as ac companist. Three movements of "Sonatina" by Ravel, "Modere, Minuet and Animee," were played by Rut] Swingen Brose, pianist. The last number on the pro gram, performed by the ensembl including Miss Marjorie Smitl and Mrs. Scott Smith, violins Mrs. W. A. Storer, cello; Mrs. H C. Johnson, clarinet, and Mrs Wolf, pianist, was "Concerto in G Minor for Strings" by Vivaldi Mistowski. The ensemble playe the moderate, largo and allegr movements. Dougherty --Hugh Wade arrive here Sunday from Juneau, Alaska to visit his mother, Mrs. Mar Wade. 2 Nuptial ueremonies Performed Nashua--At a double wcddij eremony performed arst. Johl ;vangelical and Reformed chuq t Pleasant Hill, southwest Nashua, Miss Helen A. Hauser 1 ame the bride of Paul M. Stil nd Miss Evelyn Ascher, the bra f Eldon Hauser, the Rev. C. T vig officiating Jan. 16. Ushers were Leonard HE Raymond Hauser, Paul Walth llmer Finke and Donald De-NeJ 'irst to j take the nuptial .'ere Helen Hauser, daughter 1r. and Mrs. Fred Hauser, aul M. Stille, son of Mr. and ] Villiam Stille. Miss Luella Hau er, sister of the bride was bride] maid and Hans Walther, best mej The bride after completing I chooling has been working on 1 mothers' farm in this communfj The bridegroom was graouatj "ronv the Greene high school rates Business collegej^He een engaged in farming on 'arm belonging to hfe father i limself in this community. Ti will make their home ' east Pleasant Hill on a farm. Miss Evelyn Ascher, i _ of Mr. and Mrs. J. Ascher, Eldon Hauser, son of Mr. and rfj Fred Hauser, were attended Miss Eleanor Ascher of Parke burg, cousin of the bride, and 1 ley Ascher, brother of the br The bride was graduated ! the Nashua high school and since been employed by the · tual Life Insurance compafl Waverly.'After completing his i ucation, the bridegroom has employed on his father's 1 where they will, make their h A reception was held in church parlors following the ce mony. --o-MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUED TO COUPLE v Cresco--Edward Haskovec, and Marcella Bronner, 19, bothj Lime Springs, have been issue marriage license. --o-Buy War Savings Bonds Stamps from your Globe-Ga carrier boy. MEDICATED Eoothe itch .° { '. POWDER FOR MeMMia.tliaBootlii riMIIV «» c Dedicated powder. 1 FAMILY USE lievei diaper COLOR FOR SPRING! From 8 Fashion says .color for S p r i n g ! .Eye-catching, brilliant color -- wonderful to see, to wear. 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