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SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1943 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE on Department New Designs to Be Taken From Pacific By ADELAIDE KERR AP Features -Writer Dorothy Liebs is among th best "one man shows" in Ameri can business. She is to textiles what Schia parelti is to clothes. * # # She can take plastic beads blui green chenille, black fur, siive thread, red raffia--and a fev more things--and weave them into an evening jacket fabric tha will do more for romance thai Cinderella's slippers. She doe some simpler and less expensive tricks for Mrs. Jones' draperies and curtains too. Mrs. Liebs also has the reputation of being a shrewd business woman. So when she talks abou business trends after the war. you can afford to listen * * * The other day she said in rapid fire English over cinnamon toast and tea in New York: "After the war we're going to use design expression from China India and the South Sea Islands Before the war Americans never thought of the Pacific. If they had a few dollars they went to Europe But I doubt whether in our lifetime Europe will ever again be the influence that it was. The Pacific is the coming great sphere of influence. New ideas, pattern and forms will come from the Pacific--and that includes Central and South America. Our biggesl markets will be there. We each have things the others want. Europe is prostrate. It is not going to be a big market for a long time But our boys have been to Australia, remember. It's no longer a strange country to them. "With the development of the airplane distance has been lost After the war the average Mr Snooks will be able to go to the orient." * * * The very air seems to crackle when Mrs. Liebs talks. She is a tall, blond, good looking gal who wears her hair in a modern pompadour in front and an oldfash- loned coil of braids in the back She was born Dorothy Wright in California, lives there still and reflects a strong California influence in her worlc. She attended the California School of Fine Arts and was graduated from the University of California. After she took her master's degree at Columbia she taught three years at Teachers college. Then she went abroad for a year, and after her return was married to Leon Liebes, a California merchant. * * * Early in her girlhood, she became interested in textiles. And - --- ....-- -»..j.*.vi j i i L^.vmua. Zulu before her education was complete she went to Hull House in Chicago for study. Thereafter she was never without a loom. "Weaving is like aviation," she says, "after you have mastered the technique, from then on it's a solo flight." * * * Mrs. Liebes lives in a modem apartment overlooking San Francisco's Chinatown and works in a separate studio where she em- loys 8 to 15 girls. She has woven textiles for some of the biggest private houses and designers in America. She begins by making colored crayon cartoons of every design, selects her materials, dyes them and weaves the first yard of every textile herself. Ideas fly to her like metal to a magnet She works like an electric dynamo and runs on about four hours sleep a night. But she doesn't miss any fun. Goes out about five nights a week. Then comes home and dictates 30 or 40 letters on a dictating machine before she goes to bed, Jones-Larson Vows Spoken by Couple EAGLE GROVE--Mr. and Mrs. Henry T. Larson announce the wedding of their daughter, Margaret, to Cpl. Robert G. Jones, son of Mr, and Mrs. Orval Jones, performed at the parsonage of the East Side Lutheran church, Dec 26, the Rev. T. J. Severtson officiating. The attendants were: Miss Shirley Larson of Owatonna Minn., sister of the bride, and Donal Jones, brother of the bridegroom. A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents following the ceremony. The bride « a graduate of the local high school, and is a teacher in the Troy No. 2 rural school. Cpl. Jones is at present stationed at Camp Dodge. "AUDREY MAKEEVER HOSTESS TO GROUP Miss Audrey Makeover enter- tamed a group of college friends at a breakfast at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D Makeever, 1018 Jefferson avenue northwest. There were 18 guests and holiday decorations were used FRAMES MADE-TO-ORDER Any Size--Any Style Latest Mouldings RUSSELL PHOTO STUDIO Next J. C. Penney Co. Phone 2272 The Y. W. C. A., health education department is coming to the rescue of those who made New Year's resolutions about remodelin" themselves over by starting their 10 weeks course in gym Monday evening at 7:15. "There is no priority on will power," accordin* to the Y W committee which advises against wishful thinking, such as "I wish I could be made over" or "I wish I could lose wcifiht or take incl» off, and suggests exercising at the Y. W. instead. The 10 weeks course which is taught by Miss Odella McGowan is open to all employed girls, teachers, matrons and college girls The first session will be Monday evening at 7'15 In addition to this class, there will be instruction in badminton Tuesday and Friday mornings and Thursday evenings, dancing for Thursda Se "'° r Wgh SCh ° O1 students ' Wednesday, basketball, ; »^ rt v er Jr nf ^ I7 ? at ' on concernin g the classes may be had by call- ·*fiS tile Y. \V. L., A. WHERE WILL YOU BE WHEN THIS GOES ON? MONDAY Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln shool, sewing 1:15 to 4:15, 211 North Federa: avenue, surgical dressings. Occident club-1 o'clock, Mmes. J. A. Van Ness '·"", v. r. vv. nail. H. S. Beemer, R. E. Nyquist, J. ·*· A - V. W. book review-L. Pauley, T. A. Burke, lesson, 7 :30, Hotel Hanford, reviews bv iur re -M;I»-- D»..-I,_J Miss Frances Stevens, Mrs. S L Rugland. Holy Family circle-7:30, Mrs. Leo T. Dancgy, 22 Mrs. Milton Bergland. Veleda Study club,-1:15, Mrs. W. B. Gardner, 64 East State street, lesson, Mrs Lawrence Winfrey. H. E. O. club-1:15, Mrs. C. E. Sherwood, 702 Jefferson a v e n u e northwest Mrs. George Van Every, lesson. Child Study club-Mrs. James R. Shaffer, 407 Delaware avenue northeast, Mrs; G H. Keister, devotions; Mrs. Lester Milligan, lesson. Maria Mitchell club-Mrs. Stanley Haynes, 1023 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, Mrs A. E. Cox, lesson. T. A. E. club- Mrs. C. Roy Potter, 1019 Jefferson avenue northwest, lesson Mrs. C. S. Pack. rVesleyan Guild-7:30, First Methodist chapel, lesson, Mrs. M. B. Kober. TUESDAY Woman's club board-9:30. administration building. Va-Tan-Ye club-12, Hanford Hotel Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30. Lincoln school, sewing; 1:15 to 4:15, 211 North Federal, surgical dressings. lilwaukee Women-1:15, elubrooms, Red Cross sewing. imerican Legion Auxiliary-1:30. Mrs. Tim Phalen, 121 Washington avenue northwest. fo?- Family circfe 3-1:30, Mrs. Eldon Flickenstein, 932 M, East State street, dessert luncheon. First Methodist \V. S. C. S.-1:30, parish house, finance committee, 2:30, executive board A. P. M.-2. 1. O. O. F. hall, card party. fatinee Musicale-Postponed to Jan. 12 V. R. C.-2:30, V. F. W. hall. Vomen's Catholic Foresters-6:30, Cerro Gordo hotel, reservations, 3055 or 1119 fnitj- Chapter No.^SS, O, E. S 7:30, Masonic temple, annual reports, memorial service. Bundles for Britain-7:30, 814 Foresters building Women of the Moose 8, women's lounge, chairmen and executive committee. Phoenicians-8. Mrs. Meredith Temple, 304 Vermont avenue southeast, lesson. Miss Katherine Sheffler Moose lodge-8, Moose hall. Women's Labor auxiliary 8, Labor hall. WEDNESDAY Bridge club-1. Mrs. Hu=h Shcpard, 115 Tenth street northwest. Wednesday Contract club 1. Hotel Hanford, Mrs. Tim Phalen, hostess. D. A. R.-1. Mrs. H. L. Wrisht, 321 Fourteenth street northwest, Mmes. H E. Swarner, F. G. Carlson, ttta Slorer, Fred Heddens and Miss Dorothy Ransom, program Mrs. H. E. Winter, board meeting preceding regular meeting. Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln school, sewing; sewing for Wilson district at E H. Wagner home, 49 Beaumont drive, 1:15 to 4:15, Roosevelt school, 7 to 9, 211 North Federal avenue, surgical dressings P. E. O. chapter GX-- 1:15, Y. W. C. A., Mmes. A. M. Ikenberry, J. H. Marston, L S Thompson, V. A. Hansen, hostesses; Mrs. A. O. Scott, lesson. McKmley P. T. A. board 1:30, school. I/. A. to B. of R. T 2. Moose hall. Our Saviour's Ladies aid-2. church, Mrs. H. F. Schwanke hostess. Central Lutheran northeast eroun 2:30, Mrs. 0. H. Grelk. 730 Carolina avenue northeast. St. James Ladies aid 2:30, Mrs. Harry Kinncy, Mrs. Raymod Keister. Social Hour club-Mrs. A. M. Avery. P. E. O. chapter DZ-- 2:30. Mrs. F. B. Hathaway, 121C Adams avenue northwest, Mrs L. N. Cummins, assisting, Mrs R. E. Romey, lesson. U. S. W. V. auxiliary-7:30, V. F. W. hall. First street northwest,"'Mrs William Rumelfanger assisting Degree of Honor-- "' 8, Moose hall. THURSDAY Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln school, sev.-in" 1:15 to 4:15, .211 North Federa avenue and Roosevelt school and 7 to 9, 211 North Federal surgical dressings. Talk and Do club-1, Mrs. Ralph Dahlstrom, 809 Jackson avenue northwest. Past Noble Grands 2. I. O. O. F. hall. Child Evangelism fellowship-2, Y. W. C. A. R- N. A. Health club-2, Moore hall. Wesley W. S. C. S 2, general meeting, installation of officers, board at 1:15 Grace Evangelical Ladies aid-?il, r °^ J ' Mrs - B " °- Roderick. MO! Adams avenue northwest group 2, Mrs. Noel T. DeWitt 2607 North Federal avenue 7-30 group 3, Mrs. W. H. Paxton, 1301 Jefferson avenue northwest Trinity Ladies aid-2:30, church parlors, Itfmes. S N Sagen, H. Johnson, Ray Kcllar entertainment committee Hanford Ladies aid Mrs. Earl Dean. Immanuel north division-2:30, Mrs. E. J. Kenney, 203 Fifth street northwest. Portland W. C. T. V.-Mrs. Harry Davidson. Energetic class-Congregational church. Athenian club -Miss Margaret Kelly, 624 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, program, Mrs. J. D. Stoner, Mrs. M. J. Fitzpatrick. East State Street club-2:30, Mrs. Ivan Barnes, 115 Kentucky avenue southeast Mmes. G. S. C. Andrick, Earl Ehlers, Paul Barclay, L. A Lysne, hostesses, lesson, Mrs. Barney Sweeney. Mercy Nurses alumnae-3, Nurses home. B. P. W. club-6:30, Hotel Hanford, legislative program. Women of the Moose-B, Moose hall, reports by chairmen. Immanuel Martha society 8, Mrs. Sherman Wickre, 136 Twenty-fourth street southwest L. O. T. O . :, I. O. O. O. F. hall. FRIDAY Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln school, sewin" 1:14 to 4:15. 211 North Federal avenue and Roosevelt school, surgical dressings. Joncrcgational Women-1:15. church, music, Mrs. Philip Jacobson, speaker, Mrs. H. J. Steinberg, group 4, hostesses First Presbyterian Women 1:30, East circle, Mrs. Salford Lock, 726 Hampshire avenue northeast. West circle, Mrs. Harold Jennings. 1011 West State street, Mrs. Hobart Duncan assisting, dessert luncheons First Methodist W. S. C. S 1:30, chapel. Queen Rebekah circle-2. I. O. O. O. F. hall, Mrs. Loretta Boyd, chairman. E. M. D. club-2. Mrs. Larry Thomas, 1408', 1 North Federal avenue. Presbyterian Missionary society Postponed one week. First Baptist Women's union-2, church, lesson Latin America, Kern division, hostesses, Gildner division. · Queen Rebekah lodge-8, I. O. O. F. hall. --:O-- JOUPLE GRANTED "MARRIAGE LICENSE A marriage license has been is- ued by the clerk of the district :ourt here to Frank Joseph Mich- ilek, 27, Plymouth, and Jessie Maye Pierce, 23, Mason City. Work on New Quota New Officers Installed by Lodges At joint installation ceremony New Year's night, Mason City Odd Fellows and liebekahs installed Foster Elliott and Mrs. Fred Lind as noble grands of their respective lodges for the coming term. The installation ceremony was conducted by thc district deputy grand master, Alfred Diercks, and district deputy president, Mrs. Charles Robinson, and their installing staff. District deputy grand marshals, Mrs. Al Diercks Harry Van Every; district deputy grand wardens, Mrs. .George Hall, Claude Whitney; district deputy secretaries, Mrs. Maude Maxson, Sid Bemis; district deputy grand treasurers, Mrs. Earl Leaman, Gus Wcida; district deputy grand guardians, Mrs. William Brown, Earl Leaman; district deputy ;rand chaplains, Mrs. Wade Vas- )inder, George Girton. * * * Elective officers of Mason City Odd Fellows lodge No. 224 who were installed in this ceremony include: Noble grand, Foster Elliott; vice grand, Charles Gooch- recording secretary, Wayman Closson; financial secretary, Harry Van Every; treasurer: Claude Whitney. Appointive officers i n c l u d e : Warden, Jack Farrer; conductor, Collbert Sears; inside guardian, George Walter; outside guardian, Charles Robinson; right supporter to noble grand, Alfred Diercks; left supporter to noble grand, Everett Lennan; right scene supporter, Albert Martin; left scene supporter, Guy Angell; musician, Roily Hayter; chaplain, Bert Winters; right supporter to vice grand, Sid Bemis; left supporter to vice grand, Frank Brookings. To open thc ceremony, following the grand march of installing staff and officers, elective officers of both lodges and the installing staff were each presented a flower by Shirley Whitney and Wayne Diercks. Elective officers of Queen He- bekah lodge are: Mrs. Fred Land, noble grand; Mrs. G. H. Angell, vice grand; Mrs. Maude Maxton, recording secretary; Mrs. Earl Leaman, financial secretary; Mrs. Jr- win Repp, treasurer. Appointive officers i n c l u d e : Warden, Mrs. Evelyn Hill; conductor, Mrs. Arthur Geissmar; inside guardian, Mrs. Harry Pitman; outside guardian, Miss Marjorie Jones; right supporter to noble grand, Mrs. Gus Weida; left supporter to noble grand, Mrs. Ted Leaman; chaplain. Mrs. N. T. DeWitt; musician, Mrs. Art Ready; right supporter to vice grand, Mrs! Al Diercks; left supporter to vice grand, Mrs. Ira Finch; color bearer, Jeannette Donaldson; instructor, Florence Vasbinder. Following the ceremony Mr. and Oliver Repp, past grandmaster of Iowa Odd Fellows, each spoke briefly. John Frenzen, superintendent of the home, reminded the crowd that so far there is no rationing of Odd Fellowship. Mrs. Fred Lind, newly installed noble grand of Queen Rebekah lodge, introduced Mrs. Charles Robinson, district deputy president, who in her talk explained the purpose of the program now under way by which it is hoped to gain a 15 per cent increase in membership of both lodges during the current term. Mrs. Wililam Huffman, vice president o£ the Rebekah Assembly of Iowa, was present and also spoke of the membership campaign now under way and Mrs. Roy Washburn and Mrs. Chaim- coy Viall, former presidents of the Rebekah Assembly of. Iowa, spoke briefly. ¥ ¥ * Mrs. William Bvownfjumor past noble grand of the Queen Rebekah lodge, presented a past noble grand's jewel to Mrs. P. R. Donaldson, whose term of office is just completed. Members of. the staff were escorted by the regular lodge officers to the dining room and served refreshments by a committee consisting of Mrs. Dean Purdue, Mrs. Ruth Look, Mrs. Joe Goelz, Mrs. Ben Smith, Mrs. Emily Coffin and Mrs. H. H. Boyce, together with assisting committee from the subordinate lodge. A dance was held at the close of the evening with Mack's orchestra furnishing the music. Mrs. Foster Elliott and Mrs. Everett Lennan had charge of entertainment. Wooden pipes 20 feet in diameter are being used to carry water to U. S. military cantonments. 2007 SIZES e-io\ Bed time is sure to be fun time, when you have a cute pair ' of P. J.'s like these to wear and the added thrill of putting the cutest of rag dolls into a pair just like your own. Here are two patterns--one including (he pajamas for the little mother of two to ten; the other including the rag doll and pajamas in just the same design. It's a chance to make your youngster happy in a very easy and inexpensive way and she'll never forget the joy of tucking her dollic in, not for all thc years of her life. Style No. 2007 is designed for sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10. Size 4 requires l ^ j yards 35-inch print with 1 yard plain. Style No. 2004 comes in one size and includes rng doll (13 inches) and wardrobe (drosses not illustrated above). Requires '.'\ yard 35-inch fabric for doll, and V,i yard 35-inch print with .% yard plain for pajamas. Send 15c (plus Ic to cover ,Embroider these floral and bird designs on your linens. They may be used on pillow cases, towels, etc. It makes a beautiful gift. Hot iron transfer pattern No. 555 contains 8 motifs to make four pairs o£ cases with complete instructions. To order pattern: Write, or send above picture with your name and address with 15 cents in coin or slamps plus 1 cent postage to Needlework Dept., Globe-Gazette. P. o. Box 42, Station O, New- York \ r ew York. cost of mailing) for pattern. Write your name, address and style number. Be sure to stale size you wish. You like your clothes to look like you, to reflect your indivi- d u a l i t y . So why not make your own? The Fall-Winter Fashion book brings you a host of in- spinng suggestions, - all shown in color. Price 15c--or otilv 10c when ordered with a pattern Address Pattern Department, Globe-Gazette, 121 West 19th street, New York, N. Y. BITS ABOUT 'EM Dr. and Mrs. Sam E. Mooney and daughter, Sandra, have arrived from Iowa City for a visit at thc W. C. Mooney home, route 2. Dr. Mooney has received his commission as first lieutenant in the dental corps and is awaiting his call to service. Mrs. C. R. Pearson and daughters, Karen and Patty, have ar- their home at 828 Ninth street northeast. Mr. Pearson has been commissioned as ensign in the civil engineering corps of the U. S. naval reserve at Norfolk, Va. Miss Margaret GiJman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Oilman, 120 Ninth street northeast, planned to leave Sunday for/ Monmouth, 111., to resume her studies at Mon- raouth college. * # ¥ Lieut. Bob Ferguson who is stationed at Camp Button, N. Car., has been visiting Mrs. Ferguson nas oeen visiting mrs. Ferguson ^='VL-U iw a comment aoou and their son, Scott, at the home of P^ ans f° r the women's army auxil her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. iar y c °rps, WAAC Director Ovct frTPPn 3fi R * n l , m o r ) f /^,-i,.^ .,«,) Cul Hobby Saift: ''ATorrtll/D-p *, Green, 3B Beaumont drive, and Lieutenant. Ferguson's mother, Mrs. Eva Ferguson, 118 Vermont aveue southeast. ¥ * ^ Mr. and Mrs- Vcrn Van Note and sons. Jerry and Jack, have returned to their home in Chicago after spending three weeks with her mother, Mrs. Mary Soli, 317 Eighth street southeast. Mr. Van Note is a clerk in the Hotel Chicagoan. --o-Bundling Is Style Again for Winter By DOROTHY ROE Wide World Fashion Editor Those family- album pictures of when grandmother was a girl aren't so f u n n y any more. Grandma's fashions arc making headlines these days, as heat rationing and wartime priorities send our once scantily-clad modern misses scurrying for flannel nightgowns and woolly "bundling clothes." This winter it's smart to bundle up, and choose your wardrobe for warmth. Woolen stockings will be seen on some of thc best-dressed legs this season, as silks and nylons disappear. Red flannels will graduate from the winter sports class to everyday wear, as office and apartment building heat is reduced. Woolen scarfs, hug-me- tights and fascinators, all favorites of grandmother's day, are back with a bang. A sensation of the New York fall openings was thc bundling -turban introduced by Lilly Dachc, a woolen stocking cap with a long end to be twisted around the head or wrapped around the neck according to your fancy and the weather. Top-flight designers are showing wool skirts and jumpers, little extra quilted jackets, even fur lounging slacks for added warmth in heat-rationed homes. The scarf business is booming, with woolens away out in front. There arc scarf-hoods lo keep your cars warm,- big brushed wool numbers almost thc size of a blanket to wrap around your shoulders, divers versions of grandma's lacy woolen fascinator. This year it's Bundling for America! --o--JOYCE KILMER CLUB TO MEET Joyce Kilmer club will have its first meeting of the new year Monday evening at 8 o'clock at the Milwaukee Women's club with Stacia Harding, Vera McCorkle and Almeda-Walters as hostesses Margaret Carroll, Mary Gallagher and Nona Finnegan will have the lesson and Millie Daly and Florence O'Leary, the current events. --o-FAREWELL DIN'NER GIVEX FOR MR. AND MRS. KARGES Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Palmer entertained nt a farewell dinner Friday evening at their home, 108 Linden drive, complimenting Mr. and Mrs. Evron Kargcs, who arc leaving Mason City. Thc time was spent playing contract with prizes going to Mrs. M. W. Boomhower and Mr. Karges. Mr. Karges is going to begin his new work with the Red Cross soon. Uniformed Women Are j ^ ' f o 't^T " '° t ! ° ove1 ' By HELEN MONBERG WASHINGTON, U.R) -- In the past year America has seen something new on the national scene-- --J, study- . -- non-combatant jobs to release men for active duty, e are about 16,000 -- service oMhe army, navy and coast guard, all of whom have gone into uniform since May 15, and most since August. If pre.'ent estimates become realities, there will be close to 200,000 women in the ranks by Jan. 1, 1944, which means 200,000 more men on active duty or 200,000 fewer family men drafted. Asked for a comment about the women's army auxiliary corps, soundly trained and ready to go on an essential war job, are celebrating thc new year in the one way in which they most want to celebrate it -- b y leaving WAAC training centers in increasing numbers to begin their duties at army posts and stations across the nation and overseas. (WAACs are now serving in Britain and Africa.)" if. if. if. The WAAC.s have made great strides since May 15. There are nearly 11,000 WAACs in school and on duty, and schools are turning out hundreds nearly every week. Last m o n t h President Roosevelt ordered thc corps to full .strength--150,000. Director Hobby hopes this can be accomplished by January, 1044. Although two months younger than the WAACs, the women's naval reserve WAVES, got rapidly and grew fast. When Mildred of the navy, the under way more almost as H. McAfee, president of Welleslcy college, was appointed head of the WAVES last July 30, she immediately an- hampton, Mass. The center opened ]«4»nH Atloncnn early m August, and has since J Un " n - rtlKIHSOn trained the majority of the 5,000 ~ WAVES now on duty. In November Rear Admiral WAVES. 5.000 This billets figure doubled by January, 1944. open may Youngest and smallest of the women's services is the Women's Reserve of the Coast Guard, the SPARS. Created by congress only six weeks ago, the first SPARS officers have already been commissioned from a selected group of WAVES, officers candidates at Smith colle grotip, Lieut ;e. Commandant of the Comr, Dorothy SPARS will go into a training school, or "boot camp" at Cedar Falls, Jan. 20. SPARS now number about 100; by the end of 1943 thc corps is expected to be about 5,000 strong. Vacation Is Ended for Volunteers Red Cross volunteers who have been having a two weeks' respite from knitting, sewing and surgical dressings are being called back on the job Monday, when the production department will resume its activities. The sewing rooms in the Lincoln school will be open every after* noon from 1 to 4:30 and the present sewing is being done on children's rompers and women's nightgowns. The Wilson district women sew on Wednesdays at the home of Mrs. E. H. Wagner, 49 Beaumont drive. * * * At the Lincoln sewing room, there is khaki and navy yarn available.for knitting a variety of articles for army and navy use. One hundred and seventy-live. pounds of the yarn was bundled during Christmas vacation and may be called for at any time. The surgical dressing department will also begin work on a new quota Monday. The rooms at 211 North Federal avenue will-be open from 1:15 to 4:15 every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons and from 7 to 9, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. The Roosevelt school room will be open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons, also, for surgical dressings. ·* # * During vacation, there were three cartons of surgical dressings and 150 kits for soldiers filled and shipped. All who wish to participate in this war time activity of the Red Cross may report in any department at the times indicated. The production department is anxious to have all its workers back and to enlist the services of others who as yet have not been able to take part. --o-Little Brown Church Record of Weddings Is Lost to Missouri NASHUA The Little Brown Church, famous in recent years for its marriages, has shown a rapid decrease in weddings the past two years, and now must bow to the state of Missouri. IP December, only four marriages were performed there all by the pastor, the Rev. F. L. Hanscom. It has been at least 20 years since so small a number in one month has been recorded. In 1940 when The Little Brown Church, was nationally known for its marriages, the month of December had 80, and the total for the year was 1549, the highest record the church ever had, couples coming from all parts of the United States, in autos, by train, and airplanes. January, February and March of 1941 started of with 35 more than the first three months of 1940, but about this time the new health marriage law went into effect, and the number began to go down in April. April started out with 16. and in April the preceding year there were 60 The total for 1941 was 802 and for 1942, 283, or 1266 less than 1940, the top year. Engaged to Marry Mr. and Mrs. James M. Ryan Randall Jacob's" chief oi'"navai ?u East Moline ' IU ' announce personnel, said the« were then engagement and approaching at least 5.000 billets onen to S^i"l a _ Set _ °,L. ^ el . r ,. Ashler, Marion, to John H. Atkinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Atkinson of Sheffield. No date has been set for the wedding. Miss Ryan is a graduate of the East Moline high school and attended Augustana college where she was a member of Phi Rho sorority. She is now a junior at the school of nursing of the University of Iowa. Mr. Atkinson is a graduate of C. thc University of Iowa and is now a dental student and will be graduated next August. He is a lieutenant in the army reserve corps corps and will enter the service following his graduation. He is a member of the Delta Chi fraternity and the Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity. Winter Hat Values! Style Teoders of the winter season are now being offered ot a saving. Smart new styles, many of which have just arrived. Come in and see this marvelous group at only-- "Sec You Tomorrow (Monday)"

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