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April 12, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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MASON CITY GLbBE-GAZETTE 1934 31ASVFI VH i y m v m . u - \ j t » m j * * " -- _ _ . ---REBEKAH CONVENTION HELD FOR NORTHERN DISTRICT -·-- * . . -- 1 -mwnins? and Ralph Herseth gave 2 Civil War Veterans in Drama Cast "World's All Right" Will Include Patriotic Pageant. Rockley Whipple and N. G. Thorne, Mason City Civil war veterans, will have parts in the patriotic pageant which will be a part of the musical comedy, "The World's All Right," which will be presented under the sponsorship of the Y. W. C. A. business girls' clubs Tuesday evening in the high school auditorium. The pageant, "The Stars and Stripes" revue,'will take the audi- ence through the history of the nation by music and will be the concluding number of the show. Mrs. Lars Gulbranson takes the part of the Revolutionary soldier. Mr. Thorne will appear as the hero of the north and Mr. Whipple as the hero of the south. Mrs. H. V. MacGregor will be the mother of the blue and the gray. The number will close with the appearance of the World war soldiers and sailors played by Tim Fha- len, Frank Lee, Fred Shaffer and Herbert Kerr with Miss Lucille Byerly as the Red Cross nurse and George Farrer as Uncle Sam. Miss Margaret Hotchkin will be Columbia. _·:·-- Will Give Operetta Friday. ACKLEY, April 12.--The operetta "Oh, Doctor" which was scheduled to he given March 7 and postponed owing' to measles will be given Friday evening at the high school auditorium. T T T T T You'll Like the New Dresses YOU'LL LIKE OUR INCREASED SHOWING AT POPULAR PRICES You'll like the New Spring Dresses. Palais Roya! will be the mecca for thousands of new customers this spring who h a v e always wanted smarter fashions -- newer creations at lower prices. You'll be amazed at the startling number of gay spring dresses at prices that will indeed be . unusual for dresses of Palais Royal individuality and distinction. There Are "Dated" We don't mean to actually put dates on the labels like a can of coffee. The styles are dated. 1933 styles were dated by their shoulders. 1934 styles are dated by smooth shoulders,, sleeve and scarf details. If you want a Spring Coat with a 1934 dating, better see our collection now. We Have Bought the Outstanding COAT SUCCESSES to sell at extraordinarily low prices Sport Coats Dress Coals Fur Trimmed and Plain All Sizes $U.75 $17-75 AND UPWARDS S c i e n t i s t s Subject of Book Re view Mrs. Draper Long Gives Account of "Men Against Death." Mrs. Draper Long reviewed "Men Against Death" by Paul de Kruif at the last meeting of the book review section of the Woman's club literature department Wednesday afternoon at the Y. W. C. A. Opening her review with reading a protest of the author against dying-, Mrs. Long pointed out that the author emotionalizes science in his book. "The book bridges the gap to the world of science for lay people," Mrs. Long said, "and when you finish the book you realize that you have learned much in addition to enjoying yourself immensely. The author puts scientists in various situations and gives their reactions so skilfully that it'seems fact. If the situations are fictionized, the scien- I tific facts never are." Savior of Mothers. Mrs. Long told the stories of a number of the scientists and their disciveries which are included in the book. The first of these was of Semmelweis, the Viennese doctor whom the author calls "The Savior of Mothers." Dr. Semmelweis as an interne in a Vienna hospital in 183U was appalled at the number of deaths of mothers from childbed fever. It became his passion to discover the cause and he tried everything and finally came upon the idea that the deaths were caused by blood poisoning. He refused to write up his discoveries and so got no credit, although the death rate was reduced from 30 in 100 to 1 in 100 in his hospital. He became insane and died at the age of 41 in an insane asylum. After his death his work was recognized. Insulin Discovered. The second account Mrs. Long gave was of the discovery of insulin by Dr. Banting, a young Canadian surgeon, in 1922. Working on the theory that the cells which are absent in diabetic persons can be transferred from animal to animal or from animal to human, Dr. Banting experimented first with dogs and finally with a friend of his, Joe Gilchrist, who was the first human to b treated with insulin. Mrs. Long told of the work of Alice Evans in discovering that Malta fever can be caught from drinking unpasteurized milk.' The work FOR SPRING AND SUMMER UloDc-OMtlle I'ewtou 10 Ocnt rnttem, SOU Illtb avenue. Ne» VorU Clly DIANA DAY -- ^ -- -Many youthful details mark this smart model for today's pattern. The bodice and hip yoke give a splendid chance for manipulation of fabric. The patch pockets are sportsy. The open rolled collar is especially becoming. The pattern also provides for long sleeves. Style No. 614 is designed in sizes 1*; 16, IS years, 36, 38 and 40 inches bust. Size 16 requires 3V: yards of 39-inch material. Pastel tub silks, candy striped cotton, plaided seersucker, pique, ribbed wooly weave cottons, etc., are other fashionable summer fabrics for your choice. The Essence of Fashion! The whole fashion story for Spring is to be found in this new and exciting Spring Fashion Book. You certainly won't want to miss it. Contains new Hollywood photos and patterns that are styled perfectly and fit perfectly. Send for your copy today. Price of book 10 cents. Price of pattern 15 cents in stamps or coin (coin is preferred). Wrap coin carefully. Do not send to Mason City, but address Globe-Gazette Pattern department, 200 Fifth Avenue, New York City. 614 of Dr. McCoy and strong on parrot Charlie Arm- fever and its treatment with, a, convalescent se- ,,,, described by Mrs. Long was Rodier, the sun doctor who is famous for his school for tubercular children in the Swiss Alps. - HIGH SCHOOL P. T. A. PLANS LAST MEETING The high school P. T. A. will meet Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 o'clock in the high school auditorium for its last program of the year. The program will be followed by refreshments with the freshmen mothers to charge of entertainment. Dislike for Reading Overcome When Child Realizes Its Meaning By BIIOOKE PETERS CHURCH Sanford was eight years old and at the foot of his class in reading; ! furthermore, he was the oldest boy j in his class. His father, mother, teachers, all were distressed about his inability to read, and about his lack of interest in the subject. But Sandford had an absorbing interest outside of books. When another child would have been curled up in a corner reading adventures or reveling in fairy tales, he, with, pencil, paper and paint-box, was creating these things for himself. He spent every spare moment drawing or observing in detail the wonderful world about him, or the scenes with which his imagination teemed. A book to him was pctures, and unless it was illustrated he rejected it. With such a child the problem may be difficult, but should not be ^superable. Obviously be must have books with pictures. If possible graphs accompanying these. They might give a" short sketch of the artist's life and method of work couched in simple language, which might rouse the child's curiosity to such a pitch that he would overcome his natural disinclination for letters and puzzle the words out. To a child, reading seems an in*, explicable and arbitrary idea on the part of adults. He is slow in realizing that there is any meaning to the little black marks on paper which liis elders for some obscure reason find so absorbing. The connection between the spoken and the written word does not enter his brain at once, and with some children much later than others. Only when he finds there is meaning to printed matter does he overcome his indifference or actua dislike for reading. 250 Present for Annual Instruction North Iowa Counties Send Delegations to Mason City for Session. Queen lodge was the hostess lodge on Wednesday to the Northern District Rebekah convention which includes the lodges in Chickasaw, loyd, Mitchell, Worth and Cerro ordo counties with the exception of he lodge at Rockwell which is af- liated with the Franklin county onvcntion. Two hundred fifty registered for the morning session and a large lass received instruction in the un- Titten work conducted by Mrs. C . Viall of Mason City, vice presi- ent of the Rebekah assembly. At 10 o'clock, with Mrs. W. H. Ar old as musician, the opening march vas given by the 16 officers of Queen Rebekah lodge gowned in white wearing the regalia of the de "ree This ceremony was followed bj "he opening of the lodge in regula orm with Mrs. Thomas Needham noble grand, presiding. Guests at Sleeting-. Distinguished guests of the order rom out of town included Mrs. Rose M. U. Heninger, Sigourney, resident of the Rebekah assembly; C Heninger, grand senior warden of the grand encampment; Mrs. Emma Cammerer, Spencer and Mrs. Social Calendar THURSDAY Tusalata club-6:15 o'clock, Y. W. C. A. Delta Alpha class-6:30 o'clock, Mrs. J. E. Blythe 431 First street Southeast, Rem ley Glass, "Spain." Wife Preservers Use adhesive tape for stopping leaks in rubber hose and pipes. of the entertainment for the day which included music by Dorothy Edwards, Lenora Massolene anc Dorothy Johnson, readings by Leva Hermann and Ralph Jones, girls and boys from the I. O. O. F. home Miss Madalynne Powell sang ··Night" and "The Spirit Flower 1 accompanied by Miss Lois Allen. A trio composed of Don Kunz, Roger Downing and Ralph Herseth gave wo vocal numbers accompanied by Miss Jean Barclay. . About 400 attended the evening sesion and dancing was enjoyed at he close of the meeting, frappe Seng served by the Q. R. C. members with Mrs. G. G. Weida as chairman Clear Lake will entertain the 19do convention and Mrs. Viall will be president of the assembly at that ,ime. \KBOR V1TAK CLUB MJEETS AX HUKSTS The Arbor Vitae club met at the home of Mrs. George Hurst, 51. Twelfth street northwest, Wednesday afternoon for a 1 o'clock lunch- con. The time was spent in sewing and a reading was given by Mrs. Fred Uschncr. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Ruby Haensch, 511 Twelfth street northwest. ~" **»_ j Two ways to survive a depression: (1) save up money; (2) learn how to run a beauty parlor.--Kessinger's Review. there should be descriptive para- V. F. W. auxiliary-; 8 o'clock, V. F. W hall, 114} South Federal avenue. Royal Neighbors-S o'clock, Eagles hall.^ FRIDAY Hearthstone Dinner club-6:30 o'clock, Mr. and Mrs. J. R- Holman, 15 Oak drive, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Raymond assisting. Methodist W. F. M. S.-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. Frank Currie, 416 Adams avenue northwest, thank offering tea, nature talk by Mrs. G. S. C. Andrick, music, Miss Ruth Stevens. Trinity Ladies aid-2:30 o'clock, church, Mrs. A. Almklov, Mrs. Ray Kellar, Mrs. L. T. Bremedahl. City Progressive club-6:30 o'clock, Mrs. B. S. Potter, 655 East State street. R. N. A. Drill Team-7:45 o'clock, P. G. _ E. auditor- Norman Hjinma v^cuii""-^-* , ~e ----- - f Lena P. Millin, Dubuque, both past assembly treasurers; O. F. Milhn a representative to grand lodge: Mrs. Lessie Lempe, Sheffield, chairman of the constitution and by-laws committee of tie assembly; Mrs. Maude Alchon, district deputy president r s n from Mason Ci°y were 0. F. Repp, deputy grand master- J. M. Hazlett, past grand master Mrs. Viall. *ce president, and 'Mrs. George Wendt, district deputy president, who is mstallmg officer for the lodges in Cerro Gordo Tue'en lodge has the tot^tlon of bemg the only lodge m the state having four past presidents of the assembly included on the member- R A Washburn, Mrs. J. M. Hazlett and Miss Dorathea Diercks. Officers Presented. The presentation and seating ot the convention officers Deluded Mrs. Win Nutting, president; Mrs u. v... Gundlaeh, vice president; Mrs. R. E. Kolwinski, secretary, and I Mrs Wade Vasbinder, treasurer The e* were also introduced. Mrs. George Van Every and M ? Alden Wheeler presented flowers to tu officers in behalf of the con- to the address of :?ve C rbyX'S. Ir Bei^e dh |uck Thornton. Mrs. Nutting welcomec the members present and assumed charge of the business of the con- VenUO Clear Lake Gets Cup. T- TOOT a silver cup was . cnSed^be awarded tc.the lodge was awarded the cup thus Clear Lake permanent pos- ,Anewcupwillbepurcnased for future contests. _ tOUKTEir AND JATIIPACTIOK WITH KVSBr PURCHASE Be Well Dressed All Day Long TiiHY do smartly dress" ed women always include a good suit in their spring purchases? Be cause they know they can go from shopping to luncheon, from luncheon to bridge, from bridge to tea, and on to dinner if it isn't too formal, in their one little suit! 'And they'll look more ...chic than their more fussily dressed sisters! Our suits sell themselves. We've all types from rugged tweeds to soft dressmaker styles. Sizes for women and misses. "SEE YOU TOMORROW NEW HATS for the SMART WOMAN and $1.95 to S5.95 Fine Ballibunty, Baku, Pedaline, Crepes and other straws fashion these extremely smart and genteel Hats. Ileadsizes 21% to 23 ium. card party, Mrs. Spuhler, chairman. Presbyterian West Circle-1 o'clock, ,Mrs. Minnie Campbell, 222 Ninth street northwest. Baptist Gildner division-2 o'clock. Mrs. Ben Golien. 19 Second street northwest. ' ^^^'S^uth. Rebekali circle-- "-· 2:30 o'clock, I. O.~0. F. hall, Mrs. Clarence Harris, chairman. Christian Workers-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. T. E. Simkins, 724 Ninth street northeast. Lincoln P. T. A.-2:30 o'clock, school. Harmony Guild- Church, Mrs. R. B. Romey, Mrs. G. C. Crosen, Mrs. H. E. Cunningham, Mrs. O. C. Wilhelm; devotions, Mrs. B. A. Webster. L. A. P. M-I. 0. O. F. parlors. Wilson P. T. A.-2:30 o'clock, school. Young Women's Council-7:30 o'clock, Y. W. C. A. Daughters of Union Veterans-7:45 o'clock, courthouse. Ane^EASYlRQNER /or any room in your home I Hamp Fredericksburg, Marble Kock, Charles City and Nora Springs Addresses were given by Mrs. Heninger in the afternoon and e^e- 'nins in which she stressed her Grow in Fellowship." Miss presented her a gift from f BEE LYNCH NAMED PHOENICIAN HEAD j Miss Bee Lynch was elected president of the Phoenician club to succeed Miss Helen Abel at a meeting of the club Wednesday evening at the Bovaird tearooms. Miss Irene Holman was elected vice president; Miss Gretchen Carlson, treasurer, and Miss Louise Macket. secretary. The program committee for next year was appointed to include Miss Jean Mickey, Miss Mary Gould and Miss Florence Martin. Miss Mary Stevens reported on the plans for the club party. "The Magazine Article" by Robert Crawford was reviewed by Miss Gretchen Eickel. Miss Edythe Kropman was a guest. VIRGINIA BKABY HOSTESS TO CLT;B The A. D. B. C. met with Virginia Braby, 1707 South Federal avenue. Wednesday evening. Bunco was played with high score prize going to Babe Kropman and low to Lucille 1 Pierce. DiercKS present ,,, 1,, f,,,tf the convention. Mrs. W. M. Huff man presented Mrs. Viall a.gift, m behalf of the convention and Mrs. Nutting also received a gift from the convention, the presentation being made by Mrs. Washburn. Birthday Dinner. The degree work by a staff from 1 Nora Springs initiated a candidate! ! for the Britt lodge and one for Ma-, 1 son City. A luncheon was given for '; guests and convention officers at j ! noon at the Eadmar and a bnth- ; I d^ dinner at 6 o'clock for officers , land the Nora Springs; staff, theloc- j 'casion being the birthday O f M r a . , casion eng Heninger, president of the assembly, i A huge cake was presented to her and she served the 40 guests sav-, ing the top cake to be taken t o , her home at Sigourney. · Mrs S M. Decker, chairman .of the executive committee had charge RUGS DRAPES CURTAINS Skillfully Cleaned I'hone 188 or "89 "Ironing" is a word usually associated with the basement, the kitchen, or a similar room away from the center of the more pleasant household activities. Not so when you use this remarkable new Easy Ironer--and gain a day in the front of the house! For here is a device so pleasingly proportioned, so economical of space, and so EASY to use, that it belongs in the most cheerful' surroundings. See this new and revolutionary Ironer -use it yourself--and you'll see why we say, "Take the O T H E R HALF of work out of v.-ashday with the new Easy Ironer!" The Model 60 Easy Ironer -with many new ironing conveniences that take the other half of the -work out of washday! MODEL 60 IRONER Trithout cover MODEL Gl IRONER with cover open The Model 61 Easy Ironer is equipped with a swinging table top that covers the ironcr when not in use. Free Demonstration in Your Home EASY IRONERS AS LOW AS $G9.50 $5 Down--Balance Monthly ' emcF MMJi'5 GAS AND COMB\NY

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