The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 11, 1931 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
March 11, 1931

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

Publication:
Location:
Mason City, Iowa
Issue Date:
Wednesday, March 11, 1931
Page:
Page 6
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 6 article text (OCR)

MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE TV^yrf-v'/·**·' f -r -r^v * ·-*·'"' ' · ' -^ ~ - ~^~ ~ ~ : ~ : ---- '. '. · · · MARCH 11 H 1931 MRS. J. L. PAULEY^ELEGTCg^ PRESIDENT OF WOMAN'S CLUB "Talk Given toy Sandburg at Meeting Members Vote, to Adop : Hospital Fund Project. Mrs. J. L. Pauley was electe president.of the Woman's club Tues day evening at the general meeting at the First Methodist church Sh succeeds Mrs. J. Curtis Amen wh was elected a director of the club Mrs. E. H. Wagner was elected re cording secretary, Mrs. E. H. Hunt er, corresponding secretary, and Mrs. Ira Stinson, financial secre tary. The vote was unanimous. It was voted on the recommendation of the civic committee to set aside the sum of ?350 to he used to provide hospital care for maternity cases during the period of a year the recipient of the care to be selected by Mrs. Mable Blaise and two members of the civic committee. Carl Sandburg, poet and biographer,-who .was the speaker of the evening gave his "Poems-Songs- Stories," talking in a sJow informal .manner of a number of things, reading-his verse in a low musical voice and singing snatches from ballads in an amusing and wholly pie way. : . Personal Taste. Governs. There is just one factor which has governed in the world of. art and that is personal taste," he said "Men have worked at building UD a science of esthetics which would "offer standards for those in quest of beauty so that everyone might be able to Judge whether'or not a work of. art was really and authentically Jirt, . ; - ' · _ "It is not a science at all because its basis is too hazardous. The matter always goes back to personal taste. No one is so experienced m the tragic, the rhythmic or the comic that he will register to every masterpiece. ; "There are not enough people who sit quietly and think about the things they have done. People don't see .what they look at and don't hear what they listen to. They think they see things which aren't there. 'Civilization rests on a diversity of opinion and when the time .'comes' Could Write a Book About It "Nine years ago after my little girl was jbom. dead, I took Lydia E. PirJcham's Vegetable Compound for about four months. The next year I became the mother of afine 11 pound baby; boy. After he was born, I kept on with the medicine tp build me up. Four months ago I was nervous and. rundown and suffered 'from other troubles which'I. knew Lydia E.,P:nkJiam Vegetable Compound would relieve so I started taking it and now I feel fine again. Many of my friends could write a book on the good the Vegetable Compound has doqe them.''--Mrs. W. Overman*, 918 Regina Ave., St. Louis, Mo. I when everyone is ready to agree 1 then civilization's dying of dryrot E. W. ScrJpps, one of the; founders of the Scripps-Howard newspapers, had a habit of calling one of his workers into his office and telling him of some change which was to be made in the policy of the paper telling him he disagreed with it. He would then ask the man his opinion of the change and if the man agreed with him, he would not be Jikely to get a promotion very .soon. When we all become yes men, civilization !s dead. , Poetry Definitions. Mr. Sandburg then read a number of tentative definitions of poetry, among them "poetry is a projection across silence of cadences so arranged to .break that silence" and "poetry is made of words, and words of syllables, and syylables of air and itls all such a thin material that we don't know'what we have." Another definition called poetry a nuance between two moments when people say "Listen--what was it?-Did you you see it ?" or poetry is a sea animal living on land and wanting to fly. As his last definition Mr. Sand burg described poetry as a pack sack of invisible keepsakes. Thi definition Mr. Sandburg dedicated t he people who expect a book o poetry to be like an- arithmetic with all the answers in the back--thos who think a tree is just what thej see above ground--those who hav no dreams and imaginings. H quoted John Butler Yeats, father o William Yeats, who said that wha can be explained is not poetry. , Culture Hounds. · "If people are too liberal with heir explanations as' to how ant why they appreciate this or tha work of art they will bear watch ng," Mr. Sandburg said. "They are robably what newspaper people tnow as culture-hounds. Mr. Sandburg read .a number o lis poems including "Prayers o Steel" , from "Smoke . and Steel,' Explanation of Love" from' "Gooc doming, America," "Wilderness 1 rom "Cornhuskers" and. "I/jecia tarlight." Three poems which he aid were written in the American anguage as distinguished from the English which he read were Psycog," "Sliphorn Jazz" and Maybe." A. group which he de's- nated as having been written out '. the midwest landscape include Timber Moon" and ; "Smoke and Steel and "For Ypu." "There 'is a great argument as to what is a folk song as distinguished, from an art song," Mr. Sandburg said. "I have collected what I believe to 'be folk songs :ln my book, 'The American Song Bag.' He sang verses from a number of these including "The Buffalo Range," from Texas 70 years ago, ' The Dishwashing-Song, 1 from^ths-prariea of Nebraska, "A Casey Jones' forerunner which was sung on the~C P and Q railroad; -a love song from Kentucky; "Mag's Song," an English ballad from the mountains of Tennessee, the "Boll Weevil" song and some spirituals, "Two White Bosses," and a song which had been sung by'the slaves more than 100 years ago. MAKE THIS MODEL AT HOME GLOBE-GAZETTE 15 CENT PRACTICAL PATTERN MRS. GLEN KEPHART- HOSTESS TO TEAM Mrs. Glen Kephart, 532 Fifth street southeast, entertained members of the independent basketball team at dinner Tuesday evening at her home. The time was spent in- fdrmaDy. Wife Preservers Lydia E, Pinkttam's PATTERN 2115 By ANNE ADAMS Interesting things are being done to simple frocks that make them equally suitable for mornings or afternoons, depending .upon the fabric used. For example, the model · sketched started out to be a house frock, but the cleverly scalloped trimming, the repeated scallops on short sleeves and at the joining of the side skirt flares, give such a delightful effect, that we would sug- ' gest Pattern 2115 for most any occasion. -It may be developed -in printed cotton or silk. May be obtained only in sizes 16 .18, 20, 34, 36, 38; 40, 42 and 44 Size 16 requires 4% yards of 39 inch fabric. No dressmaking experience is necessary to make this model with our pattern. Yardage for every size, and simple, exact instructions are given. . Send 15 cents 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, 15 cents. Catalog with pattern, 25 cents. Address all mail and orders to Globe- Gazette Pattern Department. 243 West Seventeenth Street, New York City. 2115 Bits About'em Cheese should be kept in an air- .ight container or it will mold -over piece of cheese or container · vith .waxed paper before putting in refrigerator. KNIT SUITS SILK BOUCLES and SUMMER WOOLS Many new shades . . . including the popular black and white. Blouses .are colorful . . . some have · embroidery. $I97 5 to $35-oo CRAWFORD'S Millinery and Dress Shop 118 North Federal--Mason City Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Bartmess, 722 Madison avenue northwest, have re turned from Waterloo where they were called by the serious illness of Mrs. Bartmess' brother, P. H Lanson. They were accompanied to Waterloo by Mr. and Mrs. Prank Veiger of Garn'er. ' * . ' * * Mrs. James Graham, 21 Seventh street northwest, has returned from California where she spent seven weeks. She visited friends and rela- ives in Los Angeles, · Long Beach and San Diego. On her return trip he spent some time in Fremont, Tebr., with her sister, Mrs. N. A. Howlaad. ·*^* .. * * » S M *Decker7*ll(f Ninth"" Street nd his niece Mrs Jerry Curphy. Carolina avenue northeast, left 'uesday for 'Merrill, Wis., where .hey will visit Mr. Decker's sistn- idrs. John Miaer. They will return o Mason City next week. * . * * " . Leonard L. O'Connor and Miss Sernadette O'Connor have returned o. Madison, Wis., after visiting at he home of their parents,' MS-, and JTS. D. O'Connor, 305% Washing- on avenue northwest. They were, ailed to Mason City by the death f their uncle, Thomas J. Kelsh. . . . * * * Mrs. R. H. Voliand of Iowa City is guest at the home of her brother- n-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ira ones, Clear Lake. Mrs. Voliand ame to Mason City Wednesday to alk before the outdoor life department of the Woman's club. / * * * Miss Llary Barton, 312 Sixth treet northwest, has returned to er work at Tomah, Wis. Misn Baron. has been confined to her home ecause of illness. Mrs. Ruth Baker, 935 North Fed era! avenue, have gone to Hastings i Minn., to visit her sister, lira George Steakes. .» * .» Mr. and Mrs. George Ricker' Calmar, have returned to their hornr after a visit,with Mr. and Mrs Jerrv Danielson, 1432 Virginia avenu'r northeast, o » * Howard E. Sweetser, son of Mr and Mrs. Howard Sweetser, 2H!l Louisiana avenue- southeast wil leave Friday for Hampton Roads Va., after a 19 day visit.with hia Barents. Mr. Sweetser'is assigned to the U. S. S. Henderson from which he was furloughed to come to'Mason City. March 17, the Henderson which is now in dry dock at Hampton Roads, will leave on a trip to the Pacific ocean ports. f r. N. T. MEMBERS " IEET AT Y. W, C. A. , At the meeting of the T. N. T. ;lub at the Y. W. C. A. Tuesday evening Mrs. Mable Blaise spoke on local welfare work, describing the number and types of cases cared for in Mason City during January and including cases cared for by the Travelers' Aid. Stanley Wilson, ac- ·impanled by Dorothy 'Bamber, :ave a group of French horn solos. ·mma Peterson and Edna Crowder ,vere elected to mt;:nuership. ULL KARE KLTJB IEETS FOIl DINNER Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Heahner ind Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hersey were ':osts to the members of the Kill ^are Klub at dinner Tuesday evening at the P. G. and E. auditorium 'overs were placed for 65 and faster decorations were used. The Tuests included Mr. and .Mrs. Her 'jert Mitchell and their daughter Marjcrie, Mr. and Mrs. F. X. Bis oee. Mrs. VV. T. Sinnard, P. Fromm ind Robert Runyan. The next meeting- will be at the home of Mr. and ,' Mrs. Ed Mathrc. Word Forum A Daily Discussion of Pronunciation, Spelling and Meaning--'Ideas ' Invited. --By Mrs. E. E. Hunter We often mispronounce the word, neuralgia (nu-ral-ji-a) by misplacing a letter. If you look carefully at the division of syllables you will note that the I falls after the G, not before as it is often given. The accent is on the second syllable. HOME BUILDERS' CLASS TO MEET FOR DINNER, Members of the Home Builders' Sunday scHool class of the First Wethodist church will hear a talk )y E. R. Dunlop on his recent trip to Ireland at the St. Patrick's dinner party to be .held Friday evening at 6:30 o'clock at.the 1 church. There will be §£_Patncksdec orations and eryone at the affair. , CREEK SCHOOL 'O PRESENT PLAY "A Poor Married Man," a play, will be presented at the Lime Creek No.. 3 Fairview school Friday. The ast includes Prof John ft. Wise. J aul Douglas; Dr. Matthew Graham, Vlilton Alitz; Billy Blake, Irvin 'ietgens; Junior Hackson, Floyd Shroyer; Mrs'. lona Ford, Ruth Douglas; Zoi'e, Delphia Tietgens; one Graham, Lucille Milton, and Rosalind Wilson, Laura Everson. VOt. AND MRS. MCKINESS HONORED AT FAREWELL Mr. and Mrs. Hugh McKiness were honored at a farewell party "iveri by a group of neighbors at heir home, 427 Polk place south- vest. They are moving . to their .ursery west of town. Nominating Group Will 7 Begin Work Parent Teacher C o u n c i l Meets to Arrange Activities. At the meeting of the executive hoard of the Pajent-Teacher council Tuesday afternoon in the administration building a nominating committee including Mrs. John Lewis, Mrs. R. J. Hughes and Mrs. Fred McCloud was named. Mrs.'Lewis is principal of Central school; Mrs. Hughes, president of Garfield P. T. A., and Mrs. McCloud, president of Grant P. T. A. Mrs. A, M. Feist reported on the Iowa T. B. association meeting which she attended in Des Mom eg «s delegate-from the council. Supt. R. B. Irons, Mrs. R. E. Wiley and Mrs. W. Gv Schrader were chosen to attend a meeting at which a talk on recreation will be given. Leonard Huhn Weds / Evelyn L. Shivers at Secret Ceremony MUSCATTNE, March 11. (m--The wedding of Evelyn Louise Shivers, daughter of B. H. Shivers, of Des Moines, and Leonard Huhn, son of L. E. Huhn of Davenport, was revealed here today. They were married in Naperville, 111., last Saturday. Huhn', who was Big Ten two mile champion while at the University of Iowa from which he was graduated 1 in 1928 now is track coach in Muscatine high school and junior college. The bride, a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, was graduated from Drake university last year and is now teaching in the high school here. HOWAItD SWEEXSEK HOST AT D1NNEK Howard Sweetser was host to a group of former schoolmates at a dinner dance at tbe Clear Lake Country club Wednesday evening. The guests included Marguerite Arnold, ' Donald Woods, "Madalynne Towell,' Paul Cota, Mac Kelhim, Frank -Piersol, Virginia Hille and Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Sweetser. Howard Sweetser will ieave Friday for Hampton Roads, Va., at the close of his furlough. NEW PRESIDENT Young Peoples' Union to Meet for Program at First'M. E. Church Members' of the Mason City ·ung People's union will be enter- med at 7:30 o'clock Thursday ght in the Queen Esther room o£ 10 First Methodist church. The pro/am.'.will consist of readings, mu- ;cal selections and games. The committee in charge 'of the .hursday night meeting is C om- .josed of Marion Hanes and Louis md Myrtle Cardey. The young people's union is made up of the young- people's organizations of six local churches. Any young person, however, may attend the meetings or join the organization. fc««, . vVOMEN OF MOOSEHEABT UEGION HAVE PARTY Cards were played., at eight tables at the party given by the women of Mooseheart-Legion Tuesday evening it Eagles hall. High score prize went to Mra. C. Piersol and Peter Hanson and low to Mr. and Mrs. Smil Schinnow. The next party will be March 24. with Mrs. Will Hanson as hostess;' , NATIONAL BUSINESS WOMEN'S WEEK, MARCH 8-14 . Smarter Styles, Better Quality For Less Money Since 1920 ]YJRS. J. L. PAULEY was elected president of the Woman's club at the meeting Tuesday evening in the First Methodist church. She succeeds Mrs. J. Curtis Amen. Mrs. Pauley is completing her term as chairman of the book review, department of the club as well as parliamentarian. ASBURY LEAGUE MEETS FOR PARTY Thirty-five, members of the Asbury league met in the First Methodist church for a party when games were played followed -by refreshments] Those in charge of the affair^were Lois Lenz, Berniece Reynolds, Margaret -Nolterieke and Ethel Miller. · · · chest COLDS Best treated by stimulation and inhalation HOSDBX As You IHCE IT s era Q) mart "Whatever your style and price requirements may be, you will find a beautiful stocking in Hosiery 'As You Like It 1 that will fully meet your needs. . . . Ail the newest *G)«h one effects and latest Springtime shades--' in stockings ranging from the most sheer, at $1.75 to those for all-occasion wear at §1.25.. . .There are.many choices in between . . . with style and service at every price." HOSIERY "AS YOU LIKE IT" HJUfWWONED LCO HOSE FOR THE W O M A N WHO KNOWS/ jOS-MO.FgnERAI.AVE. MASOM CITY - IOWA Gassy Stomachs Made Well Every person who Is-'troubled with Baa in the stomach and bowels should £ e V a . P acha E» or Baalmann'a Gaa raomts and see how quickly they will relieve all distressing symptoYnl Sharp paina In tho abdomen or about Ihe heart are often due entirely to gas pressure. Sometimes the .circulation Is restricted, causing tha · hands and feet to grow numb. Usually there Is much gurgling or rumbling iii the bowels. Many sufferers complain of a enawlne reeling in the stomach, extreme nervousneaa, h e a r t b u r n drowsiness after eating, headaches, dizzy spelia or labored breathing. Baalmann's Gas Tablets taken at meal time not only prevent all bad effects from saa. but they Invigorate the weak nerves of the stomach and assist In restoring the whole digestive system to proper working order. ' Genuine Baalmann's.Gas Tableta-~ In · tho yellow paekaer-can be obit* meil, atrfcny-eoixlnaru^-=tor«r^Frlc%-'" $1 everywhere, .' : ''.--':- -:; · ' , Always on hand at Casey Drug Co. Adorable SPRING COATS Arrive In The School Fashion Section Sizes 6 to 14 Years $5,95 to $14.95 BeautifiiJ tailored coats that exacting mothers will approve and girls adore--in Chunger Cloth. Mixtures, Tweeds and novelty weaves with contrasting trimmings, belts and jabots. SANITARY WASHINGS AirtoMatic With a new Automatic in your home--you can be assured of sanitary washings. You can do your pwn washings without hard work, but with your own careful supervision. The porcelain tub is so easily kept clean--there is no way for DOWN" rust or dirt to get on your clothes. ' Delivers a You'll appreciate the quiet-operating cable 'drive, for you N to ^ur ** -hear.no irritating noises of meshing- gears or reversing action. home. 2 ^Portable Johnson Rinse Tubs FREE If You Buy Now 2 MODELS: $79.50 -- $99.50 Peoples Gas Electric Co. "For Better Appliances" ) 1

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page