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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

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Club Hears of Threats I to Future Speaking on "The Responsibilities of the World Democracies," Andre Michalopoulos, f o r m e r Greek minister of information, told the Woman's club Tuesday afternoon in Radio chapel that there must be unity and collaboration among the western democracies, so that democracy is at last made safe for everybody. "Anyone who might imagine that the present war is just an independent occurrence sprung out of the blue is mistaken," Mr. Michalo- poulos said. "This war did riot begin in September, 1939, and it may not end when hostilities c-ease. I would speak of it as a hundred years war. "Looking back in the history and tendancies of aggressor nations ,, consider that the German state had Si never at any time known what de- ftS mocracy means. The Germans have "' never ruled themselves or aspired to rule themselves. They have always been ruled by tyrants-- by a clique, the junkers or a military class. As far back as 1848, a few ·1/5 Germans aspired to have a free inform of government. They were K I ruthlessly put down. The same ..thing happened in the '80s. |)4. "The 3 great migrations of Ger- .fjmans to America were the result o£ f,-|the oppressive quality of the Ger- ·jjman state. The Germans brought 2 Sgreat virtues with them--application and industry. This German population which came with tho=e qualities developed in an atmosphere of peace and managed to form progressive communities. "But this oligarchy wedged itself w the center of Europe. The junk- ers ruled everything, later Bismarck made what was a tendency into a policy of state." Mr! Mi- chalopoulos spoke of the wars provoked by Bismarck against Austria and France toward the establishment of autocracy in Germany and its attempt to dominate Europe. "The same tendency remains," he said. "Hitler and his gang are only a. form of the same class which claims and obtains the willing submission of the peo- les in Mr. Michalopoulos pointed out that on the one side we have oligarchy, represented by Germany, diametrically opposed to democracy. "It is important that we should hear this in mind in regard to the future," he said. "We must consider factors as they are, not as we wish them to be. The Germans have been brought up to be slaves. This has been in- Shirtwaister A flattering shoulder yoke and a slenderizing front panel prac- ticaly guarantee you this season's smart slim silhouettle No, 2073 in size 36 requires ·H's yd. 35-in. fabric. Send IGc for PATTERN which includes complete sewing guide. Print your name, address and style number plainly. Be sure to state size you wish. Include postal unit or zone number in your address. The SPRING F A S H I O N BOOK is now ready. Illustrates 175 pattern styles in beautiful colors. 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To the north nearly the whole of Europe wa under the heel of the axis. All ha succumbed to the horrible tyrann and misery of the new order." He described a dinner given or that evening in Athens by the th Italian minister for the Grecl government and certain member ol Athenian society at svhich th minister, Count Grazi had told hi guests that the axis nations rep resented a new order whict would bring prosperity while th democracies, effete and decaden couJd be considered already de feated. He added that Greece am Italy had always been friends an always would be. Less than 2'day later, he presented an ultimatum to the Greek government de mandmg part of the northern ter ntory for Italy and freedom fo the, German armies to conduc their operations against the Brit ish in Egypt. Quoting what he called to be ; reasonable estimate of Greece' possibilities based on her resources Mr. Michalopoulos said that i was thought by a government of ficial if it were possible to hole, the mountain passes intact for a night, they might be able to las 3 or 4 weeks, at the longest weeks. They had no tanks, fev airplanes. "That was a rational estimate,' Mr. Michalopoulos said. "Th' spiritual factor had not been esti mated." He spoke of the angrv crowd o£ Athenians who wen down into their city, determine to do their best in the war anc said that they represented tin nearest thing to the wrath of Goc that one could see on earth. "Tha was the unpredictable factor And this is a war between the spirit o good and the spirit of evil and therefore any manifestation o faith had definite significance." Mr. Michalopoulos described the conditions in which the quickly mobilized frontier Greek anm fought in the early days of the War. The army was quickly mobilized," he said. "We have conscription in Greece in whirl every man has 18 months military training. Conscription is a good democratic system. It teaches men that in the essentials of life, anc nothing is more essential thaii defending one's country, that" men are equal." al It was one thing to march the army up in the mountain passes It was another thing to keep i' supplied. In those crucial hours all would have been lost if a miracle had not occurred. That miracle saved the army, the country and western civilization. "The women of the villages 2,000 of them, led as if by telepathy, walked down to the supplv centers and insisted that they would take supplies up to the army and they did so--carried ammunition, food and heavy equipment They went up and down for 10 days. One hundred and twenty were killed front lines. in the It is not a boastful statement to say that this miracle saved western civilization. The effect of iny spiritual action radiates far seyond its original intention. The Greeks were able to defeat the Italians in battle for 6 months and to hold off the nazis for 7 veeks. It was the plan of the Ger- nans to get hold of Greece to aunch an attack on the British They sent the Italians to do it tie- cause they thought they could "There was an Italian army j n he Lybian 'desert. The Germans vould launch a frontal air attack m the northern coast of Egypt. -Tsing barges and planes, "they vould fake Syria, march throifb ^alestine to the east of the Suez ind completely encircle the Brit- 5h. Egypt might well have fallen hen and the Germans would have aKen Iran and gone on to India nd linked with the Japs. "Hitler would then have made lis attack on Russia early in May nd not late in June. He started oo late, the winter came and Moscow was saved. So far can mall spiritual causes generate vhat great results we have seen That Germany ft-It those results s also plain." Mr. Michalopoulos described the ystematic starvation and lootin" f Greece and said that 880 thou- and Greeks have died as a result f the policy. "That is the rule all ver Europe." "This is a war to the death." Valentine Bride AP Features brtdP^i? 11 ^-!TM^?? 5881 ' APPTM!"^ f°r a Valentine bride--or any bride--is this unusual new headdress idea Take your grandmother's bridal handkerchief and drape it on your head! with one o£ the lacy points forming a heart-shaped effect in front Your own veil is attached beneath the handkerchief, falls gracefully m back. The bride above completes the picture with romantic jewelry and ,gown--a rose clip of diamonds, a bouquet of 'white roses, a gown of frosted organza printed in rose design--harbingers of a rosy future. he said, "If we are not carefu we'll have it again on a more extensive scale. These people believe in might as ;\ doctrine. For them might has taken the plac of God. This is a poisonous thin that has to lie rooted out. "There is no doubt that the policy of Germany has undergone a change in regard-to the objec to be obtained. The Germans were convinced that the democracies were so unprepared that they would sweep to victory, reducing the populations to actual slavery By now the leaders must be convinced that they cannot win the war. You would think they migh attempt to conciliate the people in" the countries they have overrun. On the contrary, they are even more ruthless. The plan is devilish, but perfectly logical from the German point of view. "They have decided to destroy everything, physically and m»ral- y to devitalize the nations. They enow they will not be ruined because their conquerors will be civilized. They are determined at he llth hour to create as much disorder as possible. "When the war is over, Germany will be occupied, will be mnished--disarmed, but racially, he people will not be destroyed, 0 that after about 10 years when he democracies have relaxed, hey will be able to spring for- vard. Not having suffered, they oroe out more vigorous to spread heir branches and their suckers )ver the weakened races around hem. "This is where the responsibil- ties of leadership come in. The onquered nations will present a rathological rather than a politi- al problem. They won't be able o participate to any degree of anity in world affairs. The great emocracies should realize this ifficulty. "It is their duty to the smaller ountries who have given everything that democracy is at last ·nade safe for everyone. The first ling necessary'is unity. America nd Great Britain should have no ifficulty in composing their div- erences. They are only super- icial. "The democracy of the western ype has been practiced in the CONFIDENCE Today, when the job of staying well is vital to Victory . . . with many doctors gone to war we have redoubled our efforts to serve you well. Call us with confidence when your doctor writes a prescription! THE PRESCRIPTION "*"'"" SHOP W. B. MrGrinl 9 EAST STATE STRErr smaller countries ot Europe. I quarrels begin among the grea democracies, the smaller countrie will think that America and Bri tain have an insufticient faith ii the ideals for which they hav given everything. "Russia is not a democracy o the western type. The Russian people are semi-Asiatic--a grea people and powerful, ruled bj leaders of whom they approve We must not misinterpret wha we do not understand. The west ern democracies must find thi highest factor of understandin: with Russia. "These 2 systems of govern ment meet on the northern bor der of -Greece. An arrangemen must be made so that frontier are no longer dangerous. "Surely it is not beyond the realm of possibility that \ve cai collaborate in a world system. We must unite and we must collaborate and that is the solution for Germany, too." Mr. Michalopoulos was introduced by Mrs. B. Raymond Weston and following his talk, answered questions from the audience. Mrs. T. J. Kiesselbach led the group in singing the nationa anthem, accompanied by Miss Agnes Anderson who also playei an orgnii prelude. Mrs. I? E Homey presided at the meelin" H elping the omemaker Ways to Use Biscuit Dough (Point-rationed items are starred) Browned Fish Tartar Sauce Escallopect Cabbage Pinwheels Coffee {Kccipes Serving;. Four) Standard Biscuit Dou^h 2 cups flour 4 teaspoon baking powder J /4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons shortening 2/3 cup milk Mix together flour, baking pou- acr and salt. Cut in shortening villi knife. Mixing with a knife slowly add milk. When s o f i dough forms pat it out on floured aper or board or waxed papo paper saved from bread wrap ping is excellent). When dough i., ibout a half-inch thick cut into biscuits or shape as desired. When a filling is desired for his dough, pal out a little thin- icr, roll up the dough, pinching xlges together to keep the filling n place. Take a sharp knife and dip it into warm water to prevent dough from slicking to knife. Cut , off slices about two-thirds inch i thick and place them flat sides up next to each other in a greased baking pan. Fill with any of following fillers. Bake 15 minutes in | moderate oven. Serve warm. I Meat or Chicken Filler I cup creamy saucd or gravy (leftover) *',2 cup diced cooked meat or chicken J /4 lea spoon salt Speck pepper or paprika I Vi teaspoon chopped parsley or celery or green pepper Mix ingredients and spread on soft dough. Fruit Filling (For Dessert) ',i cup fruit sauce (apple, apricot, cranberry) *3 tablespoons sugar (granulated or dark brown) Vs teaspoon cinnamon or mace Speck salt *1 teaspoon margarine'or butter Mix ingredients and spread. Serve warm with more fruit sauce or a tegular lemon, orange or apricot liquid pudding sauce. WEDNESDAY Red Cross Volunteers-7 to B, surgical dressing room 2ll N. Federal. L. A. to B. of n. T.-- 7:I5, Moose hall. Madison P. T. A.-7:30. school. Garden club-7:45, Y. W. C. A. Bethlehem Willing Workers-Church social rooms. V. F. W. Auxiliary-3, V. f. W. hall. THURSDAY Thursday Bridge club I, Mrs. T. A. Burke, 328 Perm sylvania S. E. Milwaukee Women-1, Milwaukee clubrooms. Red Cross Volunteers-1:15, surgical dressings room 2ll W. Federal. Newcomers club-1:15. Y. W. C. A. V. S. W. McKinlcy unit-1:30, school. East Side Presbyterian Ladies' aid 2, Parish! house, 818 Washingtoi Athenian club-Mrs. D. W. Daly, 430 1st N. E Trinity Roosevelt circle-2:30, Mrs. Emil Johannscn, 54 Immauuel eroup 2 2:30, Mrs. Max Peterson, 210; South Federal. Harding P, T. A.-2:30, school. Monroe-lVashiiiRton P T A 2:30, school. Garfield P. T. A.-Postponed. Triple T-Postponed. Energetic class-Congregational church G. I. A. to B. of L. E 3, Moose ball. Baptist Women-7:30, Gildner division, Mrs Ed Crabb, 802 Delaware N. E - Hilton division,. Miss Irene Ham- olin, 1135 Pennsylvania N E Baptist Y. W. A.-Mrs. Vern Morphew, 303 is 'Bundles fur Britain-7:30. 814 Foresters building Hofy Family circle fi-- 7:45, Mrs. K. R. Tillis, 923 Nortl Federal. St. Suzanna's circle-8. Mrs. LCD Berneman, 2510 Jefferson S. W. Baptist D. O. A. 8, Mrs. Harvey Adams, 92; Madison N. W. St. James Senior league Postponed 1 month. R. N..A 8, Moose hall. Anchor Encampment auxiliary Home Craft club-8, Manual Arts building Happy Hustlers-1, Mrs. Helen Renshaw. Our Saviour's Rebecca circle 1:30, church. Lincoln P. T. A.-7:30, school. St. Teresa circle-8, Mrs. Marlowe Burke 3" 14th N. E. ' " St. Ursula's circle-B, Mrs. Clifford Dehncrt, 1702 Delaware S. E. Paul Nedtwig Weds Marie Pfaltzgraff Ridceu-ay--The marriage of Lt Paul H. Ned twig, formerly of Hidgeway, son of the laic Rev and Mrs. H. Nedtwig, and Mis: Meryl Pfallzgraff, daughter of Mr and Mrs. .1. E. Pfaltzgraff of W?ter oo, took place on Jan. 16 in the Duke Memorial Meihodist church at Durham, N. Car., with the Rev Mr. Glenn officiating. The bride is a graduate of the Iowa State Teachers college and was affiliated with the Pi Tail Ph : sorority. She is now a primary teacher at .lesup, where she will complete the school year Lieutenant Nedtwig is a graduate of the Ridgeway high school ind of (he Upper Iowa University oC Fnyctle. Before his inductioi n October, 1942. he was an ath ctic coach at Calumet and is now stationed in an army medical de- ?ol at Camp Butner, N. Car. His father was pastor of the Ridgeway Methodist church before the family moved to Albert Lea, Minn ibout G years ago. ' BITS ABOUT 'EM Lt. and Mrs. Vernon L. Carlson lave arrived from Riverside Cal vnere Lt. Carlson is stationed at ·--amp Hahn, for a visit with Mrs Carlson's parents. Mr. and Mrs R i. Patton, 207 20th S. E. Mrs. C.irl- on, who will be remembered as fane Patton. is employed in the itrus experimental station at t!ie University of California at River- ide. Pvt. Deland J. Kelroy jcft Tucs- lay for Fort Leonard Wood, Mo fter spending a 15 day furlough vith his wife. Mrs. Kelroy, 408 1st S. W.. and his father, M. E Keloy. 9'.i First S. E. He was re- ently transferred to Missouri rom Camp George West, Golden Colo. ' Clair "Spec" Kelly of Washing- on, D. C., has arrived for a visit t the home of his parents, Mr nd Mrs. Matt Kelly. 103 Louisina S. E., called by the illness of is mother. Sgt. Raymond Lunsman has left r Camp Bowie, Texas, after a 14 ay furlough with his parents Mr nd Mrs. A. H. Lunsman, 235 13*h . E. · · i --o-Rake--Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jnn- en and family were honored at n : ireweil party at their home. Mr. nd Mrs. Jansen and family are loving lo a farm near Austin, linn., which they recently pur- hased. Current Events Are Given by Wa-Tan-Ye Club at Luncheon The Rev. C. B. Whiteheacl will talk to the Wii-Tan-Ye club on he Social Welfare league at its next meeting Tuesday, Mrs. Alice Johnson, program chairman, announced at the luncheon Tuesday noon at the Hotel Hanford. Miss' Loretta Welsh, secretary presided in the absence of Miss Olive Larson and the program was made up o£ current events by the members. " n ' c . . Brow » discussed Plan Study of School Work" in regard to the revision of the school curriculum in Iowa placing new emphasis on science mathematics, global geography practical citizenship and conservation. H was also reported that Mrs Brown's son, George, received his wings Monday at the west coast training center, Luke, field in Arizona. /, , M 1 S ' Cm 'l5 Yclland reviewed A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith. Other current events included a description of a contest in di»- gins an oversize fox hole on BoS- Sainville. arrival of army nurses in Britain, reading of com j cs by children, plans to bring 4.000 cows su i I · r ' S '"crease the milk -- o -ICE CUTS BUOYS Memphis. Tenii., (U.R_"w (lerc is my wandering buoy tonight?" is me theme song of the U. S Coast Guard patrolling the Mississippi mf e datys ' Ice , floes "weep ng down stream have broken so many of tne buoys loose from their moorings that the service has broadcast a,, appeal for rivermen to be on the lookout for them Re relurn a '' C bC - ng ofrcred for their Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1944 J'J MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Committees Are Working for Carnival Ninety-five workers in a dozen committees are completing plans for the annual Lincoln school fun night to be held Friday evening, Feb. 19, in the Lincoln school^ according to Mrs. W. J. Easley, general chairman. The fun night, which will he in the nature of a carnival of many attractions, will be conducted to provide funds for Lincoln P. T A activities. Heading each of the different features will be a teacher and a room mother. Committees selecled are- Magadan's show, featuring Ralph Geer; combined with movies Mrs Lana Ferley and Mrs. Carl Fredenburg. These will be given in he main auditorium. Dances in the gym, Miss Katlierinc Gibson and Mrs. Fred Moore; kitchen, Miss Pearl O'Harrow and Mrs \ W. Remmeii; games, Miss Jennie DeGroot and Mrs. Schultz; games Mrs. Hazel McCullough and Mrs' Earl Goodnow. Pop and cloakroom--Miss Arene Glade and Mrs. Ivan Davis- bakery booth. Miss Beatrice F' Clark and Mrs. Larry Westrick" ice cream, Miss Lurana Warner and Mrs. Vcrn Sulteen: hamburgers, Mrs. Leo Allstot; in charge of doors, Mrs. Vinnie Umstianson; fancy work, parent education group with Mrs. Arthur J. Swanson as chairman. Miss Hazel Coon, principal, is general manager of the program and Mrs. E. F. Dihlmann, president of the P. T. A., which is sponsoring the event. Mrs. Con Wieder is publicity chairman Various rooms in the school are participating in a contest in the sale of tickets. Tickets may also be purchased at the doors which will open at 7 p. m. Winterweight Chesterfield Coots . . . Wear a Chesterfield this wfnter and next over everything. They're al- · ways smart. See our prize group at $ 27. .00 "Sec You Tomorrow" The Newest"Tailored"Creatisn at a price you can afforjl 18 MAMMl BRIJUl SET now only $ "I £%f^ Here a diamond ring craftsmanship ot ifj finest -- a beautifully mode bridal set tailored in fashion's new 14K KOMI GOID. The engagement ring features a fine solitaire diamond wilh 4 side diamonds. The 5 diamond slregmlined circlet is a perfect match. You have to see these exquisite erections to appreciate their loveliness! Mil* ovoiloi/. in 14X YtHow CoW) BLANCHARDS 12 EAST STATE

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