The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 25, 1937 · Page 5
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February 25, 1937

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

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 25 ·· 1937 FIVE 4 HOBBIES ARE SHOWN AT CLUB WEEKLY LUNCH Kiwanians Hear Plans of Annual Exhibits to Be April 7-10. · Demonstrations of a lew hobbies 'were given at the Kiwanis club program Thursday noon as a preliminary to th'e eleventh annual boys' hobby show to be held April 7 to 1C at the Y. M. C. A. under the auspices of the Kiwanis club. With Bob Stoyles and Bob Hirsuh in charge, the program opened with a talk by Lester Milligan on stamp collecting. Mr. Milligan explained how his interest in collecting developed, and exhibited a number of interesting collections. He pointed out that stamp collecting, besides providing pleasure, teaches geography, current events, heroes, literary references and color. Describes Coin Collecting. Roger Patton explained how his interest in coin collecting had continued to deevlop. He exhibited a number of coins and explained type collections. His extensive collection of flags was placed on the walls. The concluding feature were top spinning demonstrations by Magdaleno Tores, 222 Sixteenth street northwest, and Virgil Baker, 1640 Delaware avenue northeast. These two McKinley school students had made a wide variety of tops and were especially skilled in spinning them. Edgar Gage, Jr., was welcomed into membership · o£ the club. President C. E.' Chenowcth presided at the meeting. It was announced that the local club was first in attendance for the district and that last week record attendance of 96 per cent was recorded. New Classifications Provided. The hobby show, is a joint project with the Y. M. C. A. and Kiwanis club co-operating in a lei- .sure time movement. This event has been one of the outstanding activities in the lives of boys in Mason City for the past 11 years .and tf.e committees are planning to make this year's show the outstanding one in the show's history. ' E. S. Gage, chairman of the hobby show committee, announced several new classifications in the show this year due to the many new projects in handicraft sponsored by the Y. M. C. A, WPA recreational, school and NYA directors. Some of the new 'classifications, found in " the handicraft, model and art'divisions-are lamps, ·wood working novelties, wooden clock cases, tops, web belts, log cabins, bow and arrows, perspective drawings, house models and soap carvings. A number o£ boys have already received their copies of the classification lists and others will obtain them through their school room teacher or club leader. Lists also may b£ obtained from the boys' division desk at the Y. M. C. A. 40th Anniversary of P. T. A. Celebrated; Students Take Part CHARLES CITY -- Founder's day, celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the P. T. A. was observed at the meetings of Central and Lincoln associations. Mrs. Sivert Erickson, Mrs. H. D. Vastine and Mrs. Ardery, assisted by fifth grade pupils, had charge of the candle lighting ceremony. The fourth grade pupils presented, the program of music and readings and Mrs. Erickson led the singing. Mothers of the kindergarten children served. Those taking part in the ceremony at Washington school were Mrs. Albert Schilling, president; Mrs. Lee Allbaugh, Mrs. Elton Dugan, Mrs. Bertram Spurbeck, Mrs. Clarence Guthart, Mrs. Carl Bucr. Mrs. Earl Chapman, Vera Fluent, Helen Ocker and Delia Paulson. Sopha Magdsick spoke on her trip.to Holland and the fifth grade pupils under the direction of Bertha Gump furnished the entertainment. The Washington P. T. A. was awarded a certificate by the National Congress of P. T. A. for the summer round-up work. Northwood Band to Give Concert Sunday in New Auditorium NOHTHWOOD -- Northwood's championship high school band under the leadership of Director L. T. Dillon will give its first concert in the new auditorium Sunday at 3 p. m. At tin's concert the numbers to be used in the coming series of contests will be played. The band comprises 47 players. , In addition to the main concert a few numbers will be played by a band group which will include the regular members of the contest band and a number of beginners who arc not yet in the contest organization. In t h i s group, players usually given the leading parts will be placed in subordinate parts and the second and third part players will move up to the principal places. A group of beginners recruited from the third to sixth grades and playing the claret, an instrument designed for developing the musical talent of beginners, will also play with the full band group during a part of the program, making a total of approximately 100 players in the combined number. Riceville Amateurs to Give Library Benefit RICEVILLE --Preparations are being made by the library board ·for an entertainment to be given on March 4 at the Hgh school auditorium. This is to be in the nature of an amateur hour with local talent taking the parts. Businessmen have donated merchandise and cash as prizes for the various events. MORE PASTURE RECOMMENDED Franklin County Planning Group Also Advises More Legumes. HAMPTON--The Franklin county planning committee at a meeting Wednesday, recommended an increase in rotation pasture and legumes for hay, a 10 per cent de- i crease in the amount of intertilled crops, the turning of all gullies into grassed waterways, and contour farming on all slopes where erosion is a problem. If these recommendations are followed, the committee estimates an increase of 15 per cent in cattle, 100 per cent in sheep, and 15 per cent in horses; a decrease of 10 per cent in hogs and chickens, and a 5 per cent increase in the value of dairy products. Ralph Stockdale is chairman of the committee. Dcclam Winners Named. CRYSTAL LAKEp-Under. the direction of Josine* Martin the home declamatory contest was held in the high school auditorium Tuesday night. The winners, in order, were: Oratorical, Carole Jensen, Nodia Anderson; dramatic, Dorothy Thompson, Leila Jensen; humorous, Alyce Nelson, Doris Mikldeson. Pauline Kirlj- patrick sang a solo accompanied on the piano by Lucile Willis. Oelwein Man's Rites Will Be at Bancroft LONEROCK -- Word was received of the death of John Sprank of Oelwein, a rural letter carrier. He was a letter carrier here for a number of years, going to Oelwein two years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flaig, Mrs. Glen Hurt. Fred Flaig and- Mr..- and Mrs. Jim Ackarman left Wednesday morning for Oelwein'. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at St. John's Catholic church at Bancroft. Rushed from New York for a Colorful Easter! Thistle and St. James Blue The beauty of the English countryside colors the Easter fashion picture. Thistle--the shade oE the hardy Highland flower . . . 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