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March 6, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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MONDAY, MARCH 6, 1939 to H esi Sij Mj tl) K 2c H 1} 5 PLANNING FOR 'PANCAKE DAY' Swea City Viking Club Is Sponsor of March 8 Event SWEA CITY -- Twenty-live members of the "Viking club" attended the regular meeting of the club, at the American Legion hall on Friday nigiil. Plans were perfected lor the first annual "pancake day" that will be held March 8. Contests and musical entertainment will feature the special entertainment throughout the day. The .day is planned for "new comers" who moved in March 1. There are approximately 30 new renters of farms in this vicinity. Sunshine Circle at Britt Has Meeting BHITT--The Sunshine Circle of Kings Daughters met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs iMaurice Peterson. The Gleam Circle met Saturday afternoon with Charlotte Lacock. Suffers Fractured^Leg in Fall on Ice NEW HAMPTON--Mrs. E B Forkenbrock, 22. wife of a New Hampton dentist, suffered a double fracture of her right leg Saturday evening when she fell on the ice in front of their home. SOCIETY Bits About 'Em Mrs. G r a c e Gilbert King stopped off in Mason City Sunday night and Monday forenoon en- route from the annual meeting of the Iowa State Safety council in Des Moines to her home in West t'llion. Mrs. King is the fourth district member of the board of directors of the organization. In Mason City she was the gue.st ol her mother, Mrs. G. L. Gilbert Globe-Gazette apartments. 3 * Miss Marvyl Stevens, 631 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, lias returned to Des Moines where she is employed as secretary to Herman Knudson, after spending 10 days in Mason City. -* * .-* Miss Velma Baker, 208 North Federal avenue, spent the weekend visiting in Spencer. H elping the omemaker Missourian to Talk at Algona March 10 ALGONA--The Algona Townsend club has obtained C. E. Riddington, Chillicothe, Mo., to give an address at a public meeting at the courthouse Friday evening, March 10. Two Unopposed for Positions on Board EMMETSBURG -- Dr. A. - t c.ivJuvic,.iQtsuKii -- Dr. A \ V Theile and Dr. F. X. Cretzmeyer " will be unopposed for positions on the local board of education in 1 the annual school election, to be ! held here March 13. Lloyd Frost, j secretary of the board, said Satur- 3 day that no other names had / been filed for the vacancies. Dr. i Theile and Dr. Cretzmeyer are f incumbent. Other members of the ' school board are Mrs. Daniel Kelly, A. W. Smith and Harry ', Pfiffner. 3 File for Algona, School Directors ALGONA--Friday was the last day for filing of candidates for the coming school election to be held March 13 at the high school building. A three-way scrap for school director resulted with the filing of Antone Johnson and D. L. Leffert and Mrs. D. D. Monlux, the latter two which have filed for re-election. C. R. La Barre filed for re-election for treasurer and is not opposed. Christiana Owen Is Named Supervisor CRESCO-M. D. Williams, for the last two years recreational supervisor at Cresco. has been called ^y " ~ ~ -- ·.«v..ion = 3V ui uream to Des Moines for similar work \ a tab 'espoon of vinegar to a -'·---·-- - - scant half cup of sweet cream. By AIRS. ALEXANDER GEORGE Corn Puffs Presented (Fitting for Luncheon, Supper or Dinner) Meatless Dinner Serving; Three or Four Spanish Corn Puffs Creamed Hard-Cooked Eggs Mashed Squash Bread Plum Butter Pineapple Delight Salad Brown Sugar Cookies Coffee for Adults Milk for Children Spanish Corn Puffs (Something Good for Leftovers) 1 cup mashed Irish potatoes 1 cup corn (canned) 3 egg yolks Vi cup flour ',-: teaspoon salt Vi teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon minced parsley 1 tablespoon minced pimientos 1 tablespoon cream 4 tablespoons fat Mix all ingredients, except the fat. Shape into cakes half an inch thick and brown in fat heated in a frying pan. Cover and cook for five minutes over a low heat--to thoroughly cook. Pineapple Delight Salad 1 package organe-flavored gelatin 1 cup boiling water '.i cup pineapple juice ' j cup orange juice 1 cup diced pineapple J i cup sliced oranges li cup diced marshmallows 1-3 cup broken nuts Va teaspoon salt Dissolve gelatin in water. Cool and let thicken slightly. Fold in rest of ingredients and pour into a mold. Chill until firm. Unmold on crisp lettuce and top with salad dressing. Brown Sugar Cookies (With Sour Cream) \!t cup butter 2 cups dark brown sugar \'-i cup thick sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla J ,j teaspoon salt 2 eggs, beaten 3 1-3 cups pastiy flour 1 teaspoon soda Cream butter and sugar. Add cream, vanilla, salt and eggs. Beat one minute. Add flour and soda Mix lightly. Chill dough and then drop portions of it from the tip of a spoon on tcr a greased baking sheet. Bake ten minutes in a moderate oven. ,!/ J '°, u , do not .have sour cream MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Show Curios Mode by Nigerian Natives elsewhere and is succeeded here by Miss Christiana Owen of Ridggway who took charge o£ the work in Cresco Monday. WILL S"EVK BRITT--The Congrc-Mtional ladies aid will meet Wednesday afternoon in the church basement The Rev. Ralph B. Noyce will speak. Pains In Back, Nervous, Rheumatic! Wrong foods and drinks, -worrr. OTcrsrort and frequent colds often pus a strain on th» gdnejs^nd^jictional kidney dtordtrTmil leys purify nothing o today It c Townsend Meeting Held at Dougherty DOUGHERTY--A delegation of 2o members and friends of Townsend club No. 1 went to Dougherty Friday evening to make preparations io organize a Townsend club there. Included were President and Mrs. C. K. Kinney. Mr. and Mrs O. A. Kibe, the Rev. C. E. Rid- i dington and others. i The meeting was held in the city hall. The address was by the Rev. Riddington. Interest was manifested in the recovery plan. At Hospitals Mrs. E. A. Gilmnn. Manly, was ndmittcd to the Park hospital Saturday for treatment. Mr.. Glen Bates. Clear Lak ==-=sc==^ s ~=^ s s=ra3iTO= ^ i IMT.. L,ten Bates. Clear Lake M j was admitted to the Park hospital I j Sunday for treatment. "Prelude" in TVTKW Anfn kivrly . ; . [|,j s - ' (Towrr-carv oil design by International Sterling. I,ct us sliow it (o ou and explain our convenient bud- gel payment plan. WATCHES WqneJiarcto DIAMONDS Andrew Sthaer. Rockwell was admitted fo the Park hospital Sunday for a major operation. Mrs. Charles Rush. 208 Fir-t street northeast, was dismissed from Die Park hospital Saturday following a minor operation Miss Korsie Askelson. 1S43 President avenue northwest was dismissed from the Park hosoital Saturday following treatment Mrs. O. T. Arendts and infant son. Manly, were dismissed from the Park hospital Saturday. Henry Eichmann. Mason Citv was dismissed from the Park ho^| pital Saturday following trcat- ! men I. j Mrs. K. B. O'Neal, Latimer. was jfiismped from the Park hospital i Sunday following treatment Mrs. Roy Hodenfield '23 1 Twentieth street southwest was dismissed from the Park hospital Sunday following treatment Mrs. Antonio Faleo, 224 Fourteenth street northeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital faunday following a major operation. A daughter weighing 7 pounds » ounclies was born to Mi. and Drew - Missionary Lectures on Experiences An interesting lecture on the everyday life of Nigerian natives, their worship and superstitions was given at the Bethlehem Lutheran church by Pastor Vernon Keeper, missionary from Nigeria Africa. The lecture was illustrated with curios and various articles made and used by the natives, which showed that a primitive life prevails among them The natives lead a life of ease the women doing the work svhich needs to be done and which consists or about eight days' work a year to procure a livelihood for the family. Half of each day the year round is spent at the market selling and buying and peddling novro TUn -- ,_ . . .. be rebuilt about every three years, within which time termites succeed in ruining them,'the mission- :iry declared. They're Not Happy "While they seem to be a happy people, yet they are not; fear is their tragedy," said Mr. Keeper. "They are constantly haunted by the spirits of departed relatives whose delight it is to vex them. "The birth of twins is considered a very evil omen. In former times both mothers and new-born babes were put to death, until the British government stepped in and prohibited this practice by law The killing of twins, however, has continued secretly until the present time. But as a monument to the power of Christ's gospel, 16 sets of twins are today living among the clan of 50,000 people, whom our two missionaries and' their wives and one deaconness have served for little over one year. Accordingly, it is assumed that about that many sets of twins were strangled annually. "Thus the Christian religion is not only preparing the natives for D q m o h the lite of the hereafter, but is also delivering them from the haunting fears which daily obsess them. Practice Polygamy Polygamy is an existing evil among them, a man being entitled to as many wives as he is able to purchase at $20 apiece, the speaker stated. Wives welcome the addition of more wives, since their portion of the work is lessened thereby. A girl having re- cejved an eighth grade education is worth S150 in marriage. The problem of polygamy, however, is bong successfully solved, the natives yielding to the precepts of the Christian religion. Pastor Keeper will again return to the field after his physicians have declared him sufficiently recovered from a tropical sickness which he contracted while there and for which reason he was given a leave of absence to the states to procure medical treatment. Several southern states are experimenting w i t h the use of cotton fabric in voad construction. Former Resident of New Hampton Dies in Montana Sanitarium NEW HAMPTON--Mrs. Edwin Seeley, 35, died Wednesday in a sanitarium in Montana. Funeral services were held there Friday. Surviving besides her husband are four children; also her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Simpson, now of Greene. Report on Legion Conclave at Algona Auxiliary Meeting ALGONA--Mrs. L. W.. Fox and Eleanor Fraser, who attended a meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary in Des Moines gave reports of the sessions they attended at the Legion Auxiliary meeting Friday night of the Algona post. After cards with Mrs. John Dutton and Mrs. Henry Becker winning prizes, a lunch was served with Mrs. John Hardgrove's division in charge. The next meeting will be held April 7. Nashua Child Bitten on Face by Canine NASHUA--Betty Ann Marion, 5, who makes her home with her grandmother, Mrs. Mary Yunker. was badly bitten on the face in several places Saturday when attacked by the family dog. She wa= trying to put a strap around its neck when he hit her. Yearly Meeting for Bureau Group Held NEW HAMPTON--The annual contact meeting was held Saturday by the Farm Bureau" Women. Twenty members representing 10 townships were present. Mrs. H, A. Hansen of Cedar Falls was in charge. Latest Model EJgins WATCHES Reuter Mfg. Jeweler 9'/- East State. Upstairs--Save A Refreshing Thought for Spring... 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