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March 16, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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10 THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1939 LIQUOR SALES IN MASON CITY HIT LOW FOR WINTER February Volume at $20,089; Was $34,268 High in December Receipts at the local state liquor store skidded to new lows for the winter during February, according to a report issued Thursday by the state liquor commission which showed sales of $20,089.96 for the month. Sales at the Mason City store showed a steady rise from $21,048 in October and $22,883 in November to the all time high mark of $34,268 in December. January sales dropped to $20,891. Total sales for the 170 stores in the state followed the same trend, dropping from the all time high of $1,502,665 in December to $923,400 in February, the report showed. February sales figures for other North Iowa stores included: Algora $6,985.99; Decorah $5,425.08, Ne\v Hampton $3,135.46, Waverly $3,927.51, Charles City $6,719.73, Emmetsburg $6,250.88, W e s t MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE PERMANENT WAVES SPECIAL Coolefte JVIachlneless Wave ..53.75 Helen Curtis Machlneless Wave $5.00 Duart Waves $3.00 Ethyl Harrington, Proprietor Eslelle Daris »nJ Doris Perkins, Opts. LE MODERN BEAUTY STUDIO . No. Federal Ph. 3011 OPEN EVENINGS Marimba Band to Give Concerts on April 3 Union $2,665.16, Eagie Grove $3,344.96, Hampton $4,647.11, Forest City $2,774.46, Iowa Falls $4,391.28. Waukon $3,012.08, Osage $3,- C01.93, Estherville $5,364.47, Eldora $3,511,71, Belmond $2,443.93, Garner $2,710.42, Manly $2,292.35, Clarion $2,939.84, Clear Lake $2,375.69, Dows $1,782.57, Lake Mills $2,226.48, Cresco $3,836.56, Northwood $3,416.70, Sumner $2,398.89. Britt $3,309.59, Parkersburg $1,677.20, Ackley $1,963.78, Calraar $3,222.99, Greene $1,888.86, Lawler $1,461.42, Bancroft $4,469.66, Elma $1,605, Livermore $3,574.53, Clarksville $1,117.41, Postville $1.190.80 and West Bend $2,108.56. Clarksville Junior Woman's Club Meets CLARKSVILLE -- The Junior Woman's club met with Mrs. Henry Fisher, Jr., on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Olive Bolin gave a report on "The Status of Iowa Factories." Mary Lou Busching entertained with several piano selections. Mrs. Gail Bolin presented the members pamphlets on "Child Training." After the business meeting a lunch was served. Kgb croum tailor. Young, new, colorful-the very tptril of ipnol ··}· %XW s^g "%iv^*N^*) * '*te**£*frJ These are the hats you'll see in Easter headlines! Here NOW in all their glory! With brilliant flowers, bright ribbons, and clouds of veiling! Choose one now and gee into the swing of spring.' Navy ·fact Oiartrva* iling veit t4 perky fanner! Flirtations beret type, with rounded lumfer edge and top- notch.of flowen! Doling stylo b I)n» Omn, t»«l 9 South Federal Above are shown some of the members of the marimba band, which will present concerts in the hieh school auditorium here Monday, April 3, a matinee for children at 4:15 o'clock in the afternoon and an evening: performance at 8 o'clock. The concerts will be under the sponsorship of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary with proceeds going for the Iowa cottage at the national home for orphans of veterans. From left to right in the picture are: Glenys Wendt, Phyllis McClellan, Robert Pfaltzgraff, Dumont, and Mrs. Ethel McClellan Mason City, director. Other members of the seven piece marimba band are: Irene Becker, Klemme; Nylene Hughes, Shell Rock, and Marvin Kenning, Iowa Falls. Robert Pfaltzgraff has been chosen by Frank Simon's band as a guest star on Easter Sunday, broadcasting from Cincinnati, Ohio Koberl won superior at the state contest last year and at that time was selected by Frank Simon, assistant director, to be guest star At the contest In Minneapolis he won the only highly superior ratine in the marimba contest. He Is also an accomplished pianist and is also a drummer in the Dumont high school band. MORE FLEXIBLE CURRICULUM IS URGED BY NORRIS New Rural School Supervisor Speaks on KGLO Broadcast A plea for .more flexibility in the curriculum ot the schools was made on the North Iowa Forum over KGLO Thursday evening by Supt. Paul B; Norris of Thompson, \yho on July 1 assumes the position as state supervisor of rural schools. The speaker emphasized that demands of the educational system have changed tremendously in the last century. "During the formative years of our country," said Mr. Norris, "we find that the need of education was not as essential as it is today. The youth of that period were in demand to establish homes and take a man's place in the conquering of the frontiers. .~~. . Oppor- unity was everywhere. . . Youth Needs Help "Today society does not require the productive capacity of youth and has endeavored to prolong the age of their advent in the active adult channels. . . . This delay of the entry of youth into active adult soheres has been accompanied by a tendency to shelter youth from the experiences of adult problems. . . . If youth is to regain his social independence, he must be allowed an early feeling of concrete responsibility. He needs help in making the long stride from childhood to manhood. But that help must be wise and constructive. . . ." After discussing the evolution in education, the educator declared 'that the country is now brought face to face with the facts that the schools of today are not meeting the demands of society. System Too Old "We would not think of wearing outmoded clothes or drive an ancient automobile, yet we are endeavoring to meet the needs of society with a system of education that was developel for one age and is now outmoded. Yet if we endeavor to make any change in the educational organization, we meet strong resistance from patrons and students. "The schools, in their endeavor to reach the goal of transferring the subject matter from the textbook and syllabi to the minds of the student, are meeting and have met a most disconcerting defeat. We have a very heterogenous group in our schools who have a wide range of interests, aspirations and abilities, yet all must conform to the same pattern. A scale of attainment is set that all must meet, no effort being made to care for individual differences. We are still training for college-not for life. "The many thousands of investigations since 1910 throw a startling light on the results of education. Taken in the mass, they FINE for KIDNEY AND BLADDER WEAKNESS AND FEEL YOUNGER Keep your blood more free from v.-aste mailer, poisons and acid by putting more activity into kidneys and bladder, and you should live a healthier, happier and lonfier life. . One efficient, safe and harmless way to do this Is to set from your druggist a a cent box of Gold Medal Haarlem Oil Capsules and Uke them as directed--the swjfl results should delight you Besides getting up nights, some symptoms a kidney trouble may be backache, summit pains, puffy lyes. Don'l be an EASY MARK »nj accept » suotlltnle--Ask for Gold Medal Hair- lem Oil Capsules--rl t hl from H.arltm In Holland. GET GOLD MEDAI^lhe orijl- il--Ihe jtnolne. Lo'oV for Ihc Medal on Ihe-tx--33 cents. Gold add up to a consistent coherent, and extremely impressive body of testimony, pointing towards one conclusion: Whatever the goods are that our schools should deliver, they are not what one might expect to find in packages labeled science,' history, foreign languages, English and so forth. What Education Means "The first thing we must realize is that the aim of education is always educative but the practice is not. By educative, we mean having experiences through which we learn to act, think or feel in ways that are better than the ways we would act, think or feel without the experience. No experience is educative unless we behave in some way desirable different as a result of it One may be very ignorant, very inefficient, very immoral, and still be able to read, spell, write and figure passing well. "The first necessity to meet the needs of society is to abandon the idea of a fixed body of rules which everyone must learn. People, young and old, learn only that which matters to them--whatever fails to come with the authentic impact of reality and need is automatically and fatally rejected. Therefore, we need flexibility in our whole treatment of children in schools, and above all, flexibility in what we ask them to master. Away From Rigidity "I do not mean to imply that we would stop teaching mathematics, natural science, etc. I mean that not every one will learn the same mathematics, but all will learn that which is fitted to their need. To organize the school in terms of flexibility instead of rigidity is no small task, but the children of today have a right to demand that we furnish an educational system that will provide for meaningful experiences in activities, that will develop a well-rounded personality, and fit him for a position as an upright citizen in our society with the training for earning · a livelihood. The school must bring You Should Know This ABOUT COLDS When a cold clogs upper breathing passages, causes muscular soreness or coughing, most mothers use VapoRub . . . because "they know- how its WONDROUSLY helpful POULTICE-VAPOR ACTION relieves misery. Profit by their experience--TODAY! VICKS VAPORUB FRAMES MADE-TO-ORDER Any Size--Any Style Latest Mouldings RUSSELL PHOTO STUDIO Next J. C. Penney Co. Phone 2272 Bedroom Lighting Can Be Inexpensive As Well As Decorative By Jean Prentice Decorative and efficient Is the ceiling fixture used in this bedroom. Inexpensive portable wall lamps supply the needed extra local light al beds and dressing mirror. beneath the shade is a translucen plastic bowl that diffuses the light, and sends it in both upward anc down%vard directions. One advantage of them, among others is that they leave clear the entin surface of the dresser-top. Reflected in the mirror is a Sim ilar type of unit placed on th TJEDROOM lighting that makes ·»-' full provisions for dressing, facial make-up, and reading in bed, is rare to see--but easy to obtain. And with the new types of fixtures on the market today, it can be quite inexpensive, as well. A good example of lighting efficiency and decorative balance is shown in the accompanying illustration. Ample general lighting is provided by a simple but attractive ceiling fixture made of ivory- glass and brass, carrying three 40- watt bulbs. It's no trouble at all to find a collar-button or hairpin when light Uke this is available. Note the fixtures at either side of the mirror. These are the new portable wall units, sold at many good specialty shops and department stores. Costhig little, yet good-looking, they suspend from a push-pin inserted in the wall, are mounted at face height, and carry 60-watt bulbs. Concealed wall above the beds. Contrary ti early belief, reading in bed is no necessarily harmful to the eyes When lighting and body posture are correct, it can be a relaxing comfortable pastime. Many a boudoir lamp hun upon the headboard of a bed i^ unsatisfactory, because its light is glaring and its location makes the reader assume an uncomfortable cramped position. With the ne\v portable wall units, however, we almost unconsciously assume i fairly upright position. The ligh coming from the unit is properly diffused, and shines on to- th page, instead of into the eyes Altogether, it's a vast improve ment over most of the types lighting formerly purpose. avilaible for o the students a very definite raining in (a) personal relation- hip (b) a creative citizenship, (c) n the use of leisure time. The .ecessary rudiments will be learned" as a result of the prac- ical application and the learning if useless teacher made material vill be eliminated from the cur- iculum." Jarion Troop Earns A Rating in Rally Troop 47 at Clarion earned an A rating in the scout rally contest leld in the high school gym at Clarion Wednesday night. Eldred 5hupe is scoutmaster of the troop. The rally was conducted by Mr. Shupe. T r o o p committeemen ierved as judges. C. D. Jacobson, chairman of the southwest district, acted as score keeper and Dr. H. ?. Walker served as special judge in the first aid event. A grade A pennant will be awarded to the troop at the next :ourt of honor in recognition of the ranking made in the contest. STANDARD MACHINELESS ^ermanents ' 1 i SPECIAL! $10.00 Value $200 Shampoo ....... Fingerwave Haircut L a ' J .15c .20c .20c ames College of Beauty Culture 4 1st St. N. W. Immunization Given Rockford Students R O C K F O R D -- Twenty-six school and pre-school children were given diphtheria immunization at the schoolhouse Wednesday morning. This project is sponsored by the Rockford Womans club each year and the work done by the local doctors. Mrs. Dan Shannon, chairman of the social service committee, Mrs. B. D. Steuben and Mrs. Fred Darnauer assisted the doctors and they, were assisted by Dean Galvin and Jim Ervin, local Boy Scouts who are working on a personal health merit badge. Son Is Bora LONEROCK -- Mr. and Mrs. Donald Radig are the parents of a 7% pound boy born Saturday. ,vt* PEP MEN LOVE GIRISWITH If you. are peppy and lull of fun, men wfll Invite you to dances and parties. BUT if you una cross, listless and Hred: men won't be interested. Men don't Uke qiuet" girls. When they go to parties they ^ant girls along who are lull o( pep. in case you seed a good «eaeral system wait, remember for 3 generations one woman baa told another bow to go "emfline thru" with Lvdia B. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. It helps build up more physics* resistance and thus aids in giving you more pep and lessens distress from tional disorders. You Are Cordially Invited to Attend OPEN HOUSE --AT-TYLER-RYAN'S Newly Remodeled and Redecorated Furniture Store. FRIDAY and SATURDAY EVENINGS March 17 and 18 North Iowa's Largest Selection of Beautiful, Hew Dresses! Coats! Suits! Never have clothes been so freshly different, so young in line, so gay in color. You'll thrill to this new youthfulness--revel in its flattery--and feel as though you're starting fashion life anew, with your spring wardrobe of our picked clothes. COATS and DRESSMAKER and MAN TAILORED SUITS si Too 16 Beautiful New Spring Dresses "Franklin," "Junior Guild," "Flora," and othTMs.°Priced s'sS^'to^igSu. Shop Our New Thrift-Section Coats and Suits £-i /"\ Thrifty women of limited pocketbook who insist on *P I I · quality merchandise, will delight in this new depart- I W · ment, A grand selection JL ^^^ New Silk Dresses Beautiful new spring merchandise, thriftily priced. Come in and inspect these new creations at only EXTRA SPECIAL FOR SATURDAY from 9 a. m. Jo 1 p . m . ~ ' """ $2-oo Every remaining dark silk dress in our stock, late winter and many early spring styles, regardless of its former price . . . final close o u t . . . at only ...... DRESSES IN THIS GROUP WORTH tJF TO $12.90 FINK'S FASHION SHOP 15 South Federal Ave.

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