The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 8, 1939 · Page 30
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 30

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 8, 1939
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14 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Story Books to Provide '39 Fashions AMES--The little Eisle books of mother's girlhood will be her fashion plates, comes spring. For it is decreed that the woman of 1339 shall go "little eirl," and Meg and Jo, as well as Elsie, will step out of storybooks as true as life. Sashes, full skirts and all the ruffles that made mother a girl in the pre-shorts-slacks-shirt- FARMERS We »re headquarters for ·Imperial and Maxwell WASHABLE Wallpapers Other 1939 Wallpaper at prices to fit your purse. We Save You Money ENAMEL, special 89c qt VARNISH, special 69c o.t waist era will swish in the April breeze, predicts Elizabeth Peterson, extension clothing specialist at Iowa State college. Guimpes, yokes and white Peter Pan collars will give wearers of spring clothes an honest-to-goodness never-grow- up look. Mothers and daughters alike will have that scrubbed schoolgirl look. There'll be no widespread Gothic gloom this spring, although the smart things always will wear black. Colors will stalk right out of the tulip bed as soon as the snow melts, Miss Peterson presages. They xvon't be conservatively dulled, either--just honest, clear blue, yellow, pink, green. Their names will be camouflaged a bit, ]ust for 'excitement--admiralty for sea blue, pottery, berry japonica (rusty tan) and lime. Even shoes will take'heart-- what there'll be ot 'them--and soak up some bright dyes, Miss Peterson says. The spring lady will be suited again this spring. If she doesn't come out with a three-piecer, she'll at least meet this wardrobe standby half-way with a jacket dress. . T h e much-tucked b a t i s t e blouse that mother wore when she got her eighth grade diploma can be unearthed and practically worn as is. And atop it all the straw sailor will be back, tied down with a veil. Instrumental in Rural Library Miss Lydia Barreite, Mason City librarian, is a guiding hand in the rural library extension work in Cerro Gordo county. She is noted for her work in helping organize the North Iowa Confederation of Libraries w h i c h circulates books at a low cost to farm families. (Lock photo.) Adults and Children in Farm System In an effort to supply the lit erary needs of the rural families in Cerro Gordo county, the Ma son City library has expandet its facilities to service bofl school children and adults. In order to service the chil dren the local library, in cooperation with the county "super intendent's office, sponsors a rural extension plan. At th present time there are 85 rura and consolidated library con tracts in force with Cerro Gordi county schools. Circulation Increases Circulation has increased by leaps and bounds during this school year. Since the opening of school in September, 7,38i socks have been circulate through the plan. The circulation grew from approximately 500 books in September to 2,55! in. February. Non-fiction books alone in February exceeded the total of -the first month. The figures do not take into account the. large amount of gif material gathered last year b the civic department of the Mason City Woman's club. Magazines gathered by the club Farmers Mutual Insurance Association Room 720 Foresters Building A. R. Coin, President Ph ° nc 483 Mason City, Iowa A. Tierjens, Vice President Henry Timm, Treasurer J. U. Stevens, Mynelle Kabrick, Secretaries IF IT IS SAVINGS YOU WANT-- PLUS SAFETY MUJUALS SAVE YOU AT LEAST $10 pll T H 5£ SAND ON A 5-YEAR POLICY FOR F I R E AND TORNADO ON PROPERTY. IF IT IS SAFETY AND DURABILITY YOU WANT --NOTE THE COMPARISONS BELOW. Mutual Stock Reciprocals Active .. 564 Retired . T642 Active .. 2604 Retired . 1765 Organized . . 4369 The Formers' Mutual Insurance Association carries over $14,000,000 of risks in Cerro Gordo and adjoining counties. A $10 saving per $1,000 would amount to $140,000 for the 5 year term. _ IS IT WORTH SAVING? Insure in the Mutuals and Bank the difference to your credit. We write Fire and Lightning Insurance on all fnsurable form property and , so | ore d dwe l, inos ;,, towns .,, Active .. 70 Retired . 440 2206 510 DIRECTORS Abo , H«ve Agency at the Office, For All City Property in Good DCS Mo'e, the WeSfem MUtU1 FirC lnS " ranCe C-P-TS Have you checked U p on your policies to see if your insurance J. C. Bitterman A. R. Cain J. P. Andersen A. Tie tjens J. L. Stevens W. H. Skene Charles Schmoll P. G. Frye C. O. Miller Al K. Carstcns f. F. Stoltenberg Henry Hitzhusen Peter Floy Henry Timm George Moorehead Edmund Kelsh Mason Township Grant Township Lincoln Township Lime Creek Township Falls Township Clear Lake Township Lake Township Portland Township Union Township Mt. Vernon Township Bath Township Owen Township Grimes Township Pleasant Valley Township Geneseo Township Dougherty Township If you hove changed locations be sure and get a remorol permit. Also Automobile Insurance Covering Public Liability-Property Dama 9 e, Collision, Etc., With the Allied Mutual Automobile Association of Des Moine*. especially are appreciated by the' children. "Story Parade," "Children's Activities," "Popular Sci-^ ence" and the "National Geo4 graphic" circulate freely amonp i the students. Visits Anticipated t « Rural school children anticl-tf pate with joy the visits of Mis«JJ Pearl Jeffords, rural library ex-' tension worker, as was shown receitly in a rural school of '' about 25 pupils. ; When Miss Jeffords drove into f i the schoolyard two small girls '· jumped on the running board of ' the car and began clapping their j hands. The extension worker T we "t to speak to the teacher. ! Suddenly the two women no- ' ticed a strange hush had fallen^ over the room and upon lookine"/ up saw the children were siJU'' ting in their seats with th£-' hands folded on top of the desks:" 1 Bell Not Necessary They were waiting for a story. I didn't even have to ring the bell did I?" said the teacher smihng. "No," said Miss Jeffords, "I :ertainly feel flattered that they are so interested." Then Miss Jeffords launched into the story of Paul Bunyan and his huge sourdough pancakes and the children entered the forest of adventure In December, 1938, the North Iowa Confederation of Libraries was launched to serve adults who live outside taxing zones Algeria, Mason City, Clear Lake, Hampton and Garner libraries are included in the plan. Issue "Two Bits" Cards Many persons do not read enough to warrant the regular j 52 library car d. i n order to ; meet this type of demand the · confederation issued an "econ- i omy card." The borrower can \ register and take one book for ' 25 cents. After the first book the person pays 10 cents for each * book which is the average cir- i culation cost. J Since the inaguration of the ' 'two bits" cards two months ago, 10 persons have registered n the Mason City library alone,, several more persons are reg- stered in the four other member libraries. After registering n one of the confederation li- iraries, the borrower can take books from any one ot the other member libraries. At the present ime the : five libraries have more than 100,000 volumes available in the plan. ~f Fly Protection Horses may be given carbont-1 disulphide capsules to eradicate ·-' tomach hots, the larva form off he common hot fly and nose ly, any time after 30 days fol- -J owing the first hard Sfreeze that is sufficiently severe to kill S all of the adult flies on the wing.}| I How to Have a COOLER Home This Summer At Amazingly ^ Low Cost-- Blistering hot days ate near-- rys which endanger health and vitality. Have a COOLER house his summer, it is simple, and aasuaglT inexpensive. In a few lours, any carpenter can apply! BALSAM-WOOL Blanket In-' 1 illation to yonr attic floor or afters. Then you'll stop sweV. Urine heat at the roof line--, eep it outside! Insulated homes are comfort' We homes the year 'round. BALSAM-WOOL is the modem nsnlatioB -- waterproof, wind- roof, vermin-proof, non-settling ' nd highly lire-resistant. We guarantee satisfaction! isfc ns abont B A L S A M - VOOL Sealed nsulation -or your preset home oc* or the newr home uildine. yoa are FULLERTON Lumber Co. E. J. Sprengelar, Manager 15 Fourth Street S. W. 8 n i s fl roil) o 'o i y

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