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March 10, 1931

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

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 10 I 1931 1 n 1 BARRE-HILL DELIGHTS CIVIC MUSIC PATRONS WITH SINGING 1 , Remarkable Baritone Is Well Taken Refreshing Program Is Treat for Civic Music Patrons. · Particularly refreshing and de-, lightfiil was the , concert sung by Barre-Hill, baritone of the Chicago Civic .Opera company Monday eye hihg in the higl] schol auditorium as , the last -number on the Civic Music series. Mr. Hill in spite of his youth has a voice remarkable for its. power; reach and shading and beautifully controlled. His dramatic ability added rnuch to his interpretation of tho numbers. · : . : The choice :of numbers was esper oialiji ' good, offering. a range from Mendelssohn's "Elijah" to a cycle of modern songs by Deems Taylor. The manner In which the mustc. was re-: ceived was evidence, 'that an audience prefers music which respects its intelligence -to that which may not. ' · · ";:- ' . - ' . _·;.·'· ·.' ·/ Capacity for 'Drama. .'· The opening number, the -recitative and aria,. "It: is. Enough": from the "Elijah" by Mendelssohn was particularly /suited to \Mr. 'Hill's voice aid to his capacity for dfa-; rna. It was one of the most ambitious ' numbers on the program and performed brilliantly. · . '~"I Saw a Stranger Yestereen" by Russell Gee, a Gaelic-song of hospitality; was , .pleasing as ' was "Psyche": by Paladilhe. A deschip- tive number, "Carnaval" by- Fourdrain closed this group and the" gaiety and spirit of its meaning waa embodied in Mr. Hill's rendition. A song cycle, "City of 'Joy" by Deems Taylor was an interesting presentation- because .of its modernity; lit describes the life of a young couple living in ONew York with very little means: Tile first number "Spring in Town" was handled by Mr, Hill with great feeling. "Poor" and "But · Happy' 5 -- whimsically sung -- tell how much more · fun there is in riding in omnibuses than taxis; "The Roof : Garden".: and "Home" final numbers in the cycle, were done with sympathetic tenderness. " . : : . · Many Encores. Mr. Hill, most generous with his encores, sang three at the close of this , group-- "LJttle Baptiste;" In French Canadian dialect^the kindly chiding of a little boy ; -"The Sleigh, 1 .a. Russian number dashingly, 'performed and the familiar, "Coming Home,", 'done with great, feeling. The next' two numbers were ariaa from the opera, "Zaza" by Leonca three numbers which have been written and dedicated to him. The first, "The Pirate", by Hamilton Forrest, composer of the modern version of "Camillee" was done with great gusto. 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Send . 15c in ; coins or" stamps (coins preferred),- for each pattern. Write plainly your name, address and style number. Be sure to state size wanted. The new spring and summer pattern catalog Is now ready. It features., an excellent assortment of afternoon, sports and house dresses, lingerie, 'pajamas . and kiddies' clothes. Price of catalog, I5c. Catalog with patterns, 25c. Address an mail and orders .to Globe-Gazette Pattern Department, 243 West.17th Street,'-New York City. exquisite feeling and "Winds" a descriptive number, were capably performed by Mr. Hill--the last selection, particularly interesting for its expression of moods. i Well Received. ' The audience, more enthusiastic and;appreciative than any Civic Music group .this season, was rewarded with five encores. "Dawn of Day," "Homing," "The Backr" der " a spiritual, "All For'You" and "The Prince Who Went Wooing." The first encore was a sparkling descriptive song delightfully sung. "Homing" received the proper amount of tenderness as did- "All For You:" The-.program ended pn a gay note in the'final song about the prince-something about all good children being home in bed. · ·-Mr. Hill received competent support in the accompaniment of William Hughes, pianist. Mr. Hughes pleased the audience with three Debussy. numbers,: "Prelude in F Major," "Serenade tor the Doll" and "The Isle of Joy" and responded to their demands with an encore, "Intermezzo in C. Major." The concert marked the successful close of the'Civic: Music artist programs for the season} The organ- IzafioBis-te-bp cpnjmeod*.d,in bringing such talent to Mason City. DAVIS-LARSON NASHUA, March 10.--Miss Car rie Larson and Frank Davis, both of -Ames, were married Saturday at the Little Brown church by the Rev. Wilifam Kent, pastor. .2060 Word Forum A Daily Discussion of Pronunciation, Spelling and Meaning--Ideas - Invited. - - By Mrs. E. E. Hunter - -Candelabra (kan-de-la-bra) is a word we don't use often, but when we do we want to be right. The first- A .is short as in can.' The E is like the first E in event. The next ..A is long as in lady and the last A is like the A in ask. The accent is on the third syllable. 'Candelabra is the plural form. The singular Is candelabrum. MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED TO COUPLES Marriage licenses have been issued to Elmer J. Hammond and Owen* liigebretson, Dqws, and Myrna Alverson, ' Popejoy; M. S. Eberline and Lenia Boyce, Mason .City; Klaus Leemhuis and Minnie Boonken, Mason City; Ernest Norem and Ardath Goodling, Des Molnes and George Ray Welker and Pearl Jane Hammond, Clear Lake. Variety of Music Given in Concert Children Entertained at Last of Series of Programs. Twelve Russian men and women clad in brillian scarlet: and blue costumes held the Interest of an auditorium full of children for an hour Monday afternoon at the last of the series of children's concerts sponsored by .the Grade Teachers association. They sang church music, comic songs and bits from operas,-- not a word of it in English-- but all so well sung that their hearers listened attentively and appreciatively. Miss Mildred Jackson .' announced the program and explained the numbers. . - Singing, Excellent. The skillful blending of the voices, the well divided harmony of the singers and the fine nuances of their renditions made the program a delight for the -audience. The first number, "Tantum Ergo," by Gluck'was beautifully, done. It is' church music as were the next three numbers, ''To Thee We Sing," "Notre Dame" : and "Lord Have Mercy." The last number demonstrated the amazing control which the singers have over their v voices. It consists of the repitition. or the words "Lord have mercy" 49 times as it is sung in the Russian Easter service. ^ It begins quite, loud and diminishes to a whisper -- then rises gradually to a glorious climax. "Wedding Bells of 'Novgorod" and "Christmas Chimes" from the opera, "Christmas Eve" were interesting arrangements of melody against a background of bell-like sounds. The work of the -basses in these numbers was especially attractive. "The Volga Boatman," arranged by Kibalchich, was given an effective rendition and was enthusiastically received by the audience. Equally well received was "Vanka Tanka," a comic song, arranged by Kibalchich which told of the love affair between a boy named Vanka and a girl named Tanka. The "Song of the Reapers" from the opera, "Eugene Onegin" by Tschaikowsky and a "Moscow Street Song" were well received. The closing numbers were -. D ·'Czecho-Slovakian Dance Song" ar- edryKibalchlf.h--and. a -song'o^ 1 ! . N · ' · " "~~ ~' This was the last of the series of concerts for the season and in man;-ways it was better received than thr others. It continued on the high nlane of entertainment which has h«?n .the feature of the other concerts. MARRIED FOR 57 YEARS H Mr .and Mi's. William Pascn- en quietly cbserved their . fif ty- · seventh w e d 'd i n g anniversary. Their golden wedding was cele- lu^ed seven years .ago with a gathering of a large group of friends and relatives at their farm home. Mr .and Mrs. Paschen are enjoying fairly good health and are active. Mrs. Paschen was 77 Dec. 17, 1930, and Mr. Paschen will tie 82 April 19. The two were married in Muscatine in 1874 and in 1S84' came to Worth county and settled on their farm 2»£ miles : west of LEEBIHUIS-BEBNKEN Miss Minnie Beenken, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.. Herman Beenken, Mason City, and Klaas Leernhuis were married / at the Mason City - . The land they purchased was unimproved ana they experienced many hardships as pioneers. Prior to coming here .Mr. Paschen conducted a boot and shoe store in Muscatine. ' ' Two children were born to them: George, who'died Nov. 17, 1902, and Mrs. Gertrude Walser. who is caring for her parents. .There are two grandchildren, George Paschen of Chicago and Esther -Gertrude Wilbur of Ohio. Two great-grandchildren, Robert Wilbur and Mary Jane Paschen of Chicago. Rescue Mission by the Rev. Elder H. Piper, pastor. They were accompanied- by Mr. and Mrs. Howard Myers. They will make their home on a farm near Clear Lake. Meetings ,of Departments on Schedule Book Review, Outdoor Life Groups Will Hear Talks. ^ departmental meetings have been scheduled by the ' Woman's club for Wednesday. At 12 o'clock at the Y. W. G. -A. 'Mrs. J. Curtis Amen will review "The Education of a Princess" and "Pauline, the Sister of Napoleon" for the book review department. Mrs. R. H. Volland of Iowa City will address the outdoor life department of the club at 2:30 o'clock in the library assembly. Mrs. Volland is secretary of the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs as well as a member of .the state board of conservation. She will speak on "Iowa Parks." She has been recommended as a speaker by members of- the club who heard her speak at the district /convention last fall in Nashua. One of the books to be reviewed by Mrs. Amen at the noon meeting, "Pauline," will ha remembered among those recommended by George Leigh ton. Harper's representative, who addressed the club during book week this winter. He mentioned Pauline as a woman who would have made an excellent chairman of a board. "The Education of a Princess" is the autobiography of Marie, Grand Duchess of Russia, 'translated by Russel Lord. Since its publication this winter it has been popular and it offers a new angle on the Rus- lona G. Robinson ' ! Weds Edward Gjerde at Parents' Home . WODEN, March 10.--lona G. Robinson, daughter of .Mr. and Mrs. Robinson of Thompson, and Edward G je rde, son of. 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