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March 20, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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MARCH 20 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE^GAZETTB Large Group sent for Conferences Committee Chairmen Give Reports ait Opening Session. More than 300 were present for the luncheon conference meeting at the First Methodist church which was a special feature of the convention of the north central district of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers being held in ilason City Friday. The ·morning session which was conducted in the First Congregational church was given over to preliminary business, reports of the delegates, a model installation service and, the reports of the chairman Chairmen who reported included Mrs. C. A. Anderson, Mason City hostess; Mrs. W. -A. Carter, Mason City, scrap book; Mrs. E. M. Kersten, Fort Dodge, motion pictures Mrs. C. C. Coll ester, Spencer, publit welfare; Miss Marie Kelson, For: Dodge, health; Mrs. Paul Loomis Mason City, parent education; Mrs Ten McKinney, Fort Dodge, chil dren'e reading; 'Mrs. .A. E, Ander son, Fort Dodge, child welfare mag azine; Miss Lenora Larson, For Dodge, .education; Mrs. Carter, Ma son City, program^ and Mrs. Franci Johnson, Terrill, publicity. Mrs! M! P. Summers of Sioux City state president, who was schedule to speak from 11:30 to 12 o'cloc was unable to be present at th meeting. . The luncheon conferences wer conducted by Dr. Newell Edson chairman of social hygiene for th National Congress of Parents an Teachers, who talked on boy an girl relationships; Mrs. Kersten motion pictures; Mrs. Roy Smith HARVESTER PRINCE AND BRIDE Cyrus McCormick, vice president in charge of the International Harvester company of Chicago, with his bride, the former Mrs. Flor- ; ence SIttenham Davey, of Ne%y Yqrk, pose, for the first time since their marriage, on the terrace of their hotel at Havana, Cuba. . ··-: CHANGES IN IOWA LAW OPPOSED BY BAND DIRECTORS King Speaks at Meeting of Leaders; Or th Acts as Toastmaster. Bandmasters and their wives attending the banquet at Hotel Hanford Thursday night unanimously went on record as opposed to senate bill ,380 which would limit the amount of tax which cities may levy for support of municipal bands to otto mill. The banquet, which was attended by about 65, was one of the features in connection with the North Central band of the Iowa Teachers association. The action taken by the musicians followed several talks In which the Importance of the present tax levy of two mills was stressed.' Petition's were signed by all present in opposition to the change and these will be sent to state officials. John H. Orth, Fort Dodge, was toastmaster. He_ introduced Karl D. King, Fort Dodge, noted composer, who has had an active part In promoting the welfare of bandsmen at the state house. Offer Students Opportunity - Mr. King stated that while many of the bandsmen at. the banquet were not directly concerned with municipal band laws, since they are employed by schools, still the welfare of municipal bands should be guarded, as they provide a musical opportunity for students on Rockwell Property to be Condemned for Road to Eliminate Corners The, condemnation commission will hold a hearing at ' the Ce'rro Gordo courthouse at ill 1 , o'clock March 31 concerning the condemnation of land necessary to build the five mile stretch of highway to eliminate the dangerous corners near Rockwell. Propertyyownera to whom notice has been' served .are Henry L. White, Earl C- White, James Kelly, Agnes Kelly, Nellie Kelly Blackley, the Incorporated town v of Rockwell and the school board of Bath township. A 30 day period after appraisement is granted owners to make an appeal. 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FREK TRIAL COUPON FRONTIER ASTHMA CO., 791K Frontier Bldg, ·;462 Niagara St., Buffalo, N. Y. ' Send free trial of your method scrapbook; Mrs. Ashley, spiritual training; Mrs. Collester, program; Mrs. McKinney, children's reading nd Mrs. Johnson, publicity. IRS. B. W. BROCKET! IOSTESS FOR SISTER Mrs. R. W: Brockett, 233V4 North Federal "avenue, entertained for her later, Mrs. Edward Holland of Fort Dodge who is visiting here Thursday venlng. Bridge was played with Igh score prize going to Mrs. Leonard Tietgens and second prize going o Mrs. Edward Walters. The dec- rations were carried out in green. _;·,_ DOUBLE SIX CLUB HOLDS MEETING At the meeting of the Double Six club at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tohn Julson, 308 Jackson avenue northwest, Thursday evening, there were several contests which were won by J- Bailey and Mrs. Victor 3 olansky. Five hundred was played for the remainder of the evening with Mr. Polansky and Leon Bell winning high score prizes. There was a business meeting and refreshments were served. Street" northaast, lertamed'' the Sorosis club at her home Thursday afternoon with Mrs. T. H. Static? and Miss Ida Stilson assisting. A SL Patrick's day program waa given and each member was presented a green carnation. Mrs. J. J. Haw thorne won first prize in a HmericU contest. The next meeting will br held at the home of Mrs. Rosalii Willsqn, 314 Pennsylvania avenuj southeast --*-MRS. GUY DAVIS IS HOSTESS TO BOARD Mrs. Guy Davis, 531 Fifth stree southeast, entertained members o the Milwaukee Women's club boar at luncheon Thursday' afternoon a her homo. Bridge was played durih Lift the'afternoon with high score prizes going to Mrs. Frank Ulrick and Mrs. O. A. Beerman. Mrs. Harry Hayes of Oakland, Cal., was a guest, LINCOLN CIRCLE HAS GUEST DAY The Lincoln circle of the Trinity Lutheran Ladles Aid entertained members and friends at the church parlors when a program of music was given by a group of high school upils. 'Howard Schweer played a ornet solo, ."The Rosary" accom- anied by Arlene Powell. Milton taizes played "Meditation," · a flute olo, accompanied by-Mary Fttzpat- Ick arid a bassoon solo, "Caprlccla," vas given by Arlene. Bentz, accom- anled by Dorothy Bamber. Mrs. Charles Hewitt, the president, was charge and luncheon was served. Variety of Faiths Is Confusing to Thotful Children, Says Expert By ALICE JUDSON PEALE. Probably nothing Is- more confusing to the thoughtful child of today lian the great variety . of faiths, ot;emanations ;0t ~th'e nature .of God' »bd. of the ;i possibility of an after life -of whloh he hears on every hand.- Not only-may father belong-to one church and. mother to another, DUt an admired uncle may be an agnostic and an aunt may be much influenced by spiritualism. His Mends from many different homes may represent as many different creeds. Parents with the same orthodox religious affiliations have no hesitation as to what to teach their children. But in those homes where father and mother do not necessarily concur ia their beliefs, or where, if they do, these no longer follow orthodox lines, It is not so easy.to deal wisely with the child's questions concerning the nature of graduation. Chances for playing with the advent of the talkies in theaters have been eliminated, he pointed out. A bill was defeated Wednesday Mr. King continued, which woult have cut out the chance for cltie to levy for bands. He said that th present state law left the lavy en tlrely up to the cities and was fai in. .every respect. The Iowa band law, he said, had been copied in 28 other states. Alonzo Leach, Des Moines, secretary of the Iowa Bandmasters' association, stated that legislation which would have struck at the existence of municipal bands was nearly passed when he began a strenuous campaign. Weaver Gives, Talk C. F. Weaver pointed but that the tax, placed at one and one-half mills in Mason City, was not a* burden, a person owning a home valued at ?6,000 only, giving- 70 cents a year to the support of the band. He said that if the present band law were repealed, cities could not vote whether or not they wanted the band tax, and support of bands would be dependent on solicitations, considered highly objectionable. W.arm compliments were Reaped on' deraid: R.'' i*rescott,' Mastiri City conductor',' for his efforts toward the success of the North' Central band, A pen was presented to him after a talk of appreciation was given by COURT OF HONOR GROUP CONFERS ON SCOUT PLANS Dates for Courts and Other Matters Are Set by Committee. The court of honor committee oi the North Iowa area council, Boy Scouts of America, met at the Eau- mar hotel Thursday evening and set standards of advancement for scouting in the council. The Rev. J. L. Pickett, area chairman of the court of honor, presided. Other members of ;the committee present were Jens Grothe of Charles City, Morris McNie of Hampton, Dr. J. C. Powers of Hampton, Dr. A. A. Joslyn of Clear Lake and Dr. E. H. Phillips, .Garner. Dates of the district courts were approved as of March 2-.for districts 1 and 2 at Charles City; district 3 Friday, April 3, at Goldflelrt; district 4 Wednesday, March 25, at 'Forest CityrancS district 5 Friday, March 27, at Clear Lake. The court of district 3 was changed from Clarion to Goldfleld because of conflict- JUNIOR DIVISION AHEAD AS DRIVE GOMES TO CLOSE Younger Chamber Body Is Now Third Largest in State. The formal ending of the Chamber of Commerce membership contest, which took place at a report luncheon at the Y. M. C. A. Fiitfay noon, showed the junior division In the lead with 2,001 points as against 1,261 for the chamber teams. The juniors, under the direction of George Wolf as membership chairman, added 87 new members to ;heir roll and reinstated 13, thus placing their entire membership at close to 175. Despite the fact that the-juniors won the contest, the chamber workers under Joe Daniels, chairman, felt very well satisfied with their part of the campaign In which 20 new members were added and' 11 reinstated. They Were leaders. Leaders in the junior group were Clarence Schukei, Willis Patton, Charles E. -Cornwell and Millard F. Mjller. Schukei and Dr.- Don Fitz- evening. There will be special music I from the contestants from the high school music groups. Charles E. Cornwell, recently elected! president, will preside. AT THE HOSPITALS Mrs. W. C, Mavis, 120 Fourteenth street northeast, was admitted to Park hospital for a minor operation Thursday. Elmira LuU, 311 Fifth street northwest, who underwent a major operation at Mercy hospital, was dismissed Thursday. J. A. Kramer, Woden, was admitted to Park hospital for a minor operation Thursday. James Lambert, route 3, was admitted t» Park hospital for a major operation Thursday. Mrs. D. C. Carmany, Plymouth was admitted to Park hospital for a major operation Thursday. Lester E. Hummel, Bowen, was admitted/to Park hospital for a major operation, Thursday. Mrs. Charles Barlow, 1133 West State street, was' dismissed from Park h'ospltal with her infant son Thursday. Mrs. James Hrubetz, Kensett, was ing dates. The area court scheduled for Sunday afternoon, May 10, at Hampton. The program of the area court will be radically changed, with several new. features added. Board Adopts Policy. God and an after life. Many parents who themsleves Mr. Orth. Mr. Proscott responded by declaring the promotion of the band was a pleasure to him and that the letters he received evidenced the enthusiasm the project aroused. : have little, if any, religious belief nevertheless feel that ft is unfair to deprive their children of the religious training which they themselves experienced in their youth. They therefore make a halfhearted effort to send their children to Sunday-school, and even to teaoh them as true the doctrines which they themselves no longer believe. The insincerity of this proceed- ure, even though it is well intentioned; must be apparent even to the least' thotful child, ant! must, therefore, produce In him either a spiritual rebellion or un easy callow cynicism. Smallpox Cases Are Reported to Dakin Another case of smallpox was reported hera this week, and letters have been sent out asking that children be vaccinated, according to Dr. C. E. Dakin, health director. Unusual careshould be taken here becausfe several cases thot to be chickenpox were .probably mild cases of smallpox, Dr. Dakin said. Talkie: A form of entettainment In which the action is interrupted at intervals' to 'drag in a little bum singing.--Fountain Inn Tribune. If a man had^ proportionately the same strength in his jaws as a field ant, he could lift with his teeth 275 tons. WATCH DID YOU KNOW? The Illustrated Question Box By ARTIST R. J. SCOTT For Many Interesting and Strange Facts Beginning March 23 in the GLOBE-GAZETTE I Those Painful Swollen Rheumatic Joints Need Week-end Treatment Cabbell Rites Held; Burial at Elmwood Funeral services for Clayton Walter Cabbell, 16 year old boy who died Tuesday evening, were held at the Patterson funeral home Friday afternoon. The Rev. E. P. Green, Manly, was in charge. Burial.was at Elmwood. Cabbell's. home was at 807 Harrison avenue southwest. Mrs. Nichols' Funeral Will be Held Saturday Funeral services for Mrs.'Katherine Nichols, 18 Twelfth street southeast, will be held at 2 o'clqck Saturday-afternoon at the First Methodist church with the. Rev. William H. Spence in charge. Burial will be at EJwood cemetery. Mrs. Nichols died Wednesday evening. The committee also adopted a policy for the boards of' review on all standards of advancement. Under the new plan any scout or scouter applying- for advancement to any rank or a merit badge will be required to appear before the local boards of review. The requirement of a scout or scouter to appear before the local board of review before being approved for a- merit badge or to the rank of star or life, is an added feature to the advancement program.; ' , In the matter ,of advancement from, tenderfoot to : Second class rank;' each-scout or scouter^applying for such advancement shall meet the following .requirements before the board of review: They must have their report card of second class requirements properly signed; a written statement for tearcher or employer, parents or guardian., and scout leader certifying that the applicant has put into practice in his dally life the principles of the scout oath and law; present some simple object of handicraft such as letter opener, paper knife, etc., to satisfy requirement No. 6 and' present a bank book br statement from his banker to satisfy requirement No. 9. Requirements Given. . Any scout or scouter seeking advancement from the rank of second cloas to first class shall prepare for the board of review the following: Record card of first class requirements properly signed; written statement f*om teacher or employer, parent or guardian, scout leader certifying- that the applicant has put into practice in his daily life thn principles of the scout oath, and law; some simple article of handicraft or cabinet work designed to satisfy requirement No. 9; bank gerald, working together, were the largest individual producers in the junior group. In ( fact Schukei's teams brot in 48 of the new members enrolled and' reinstated several more. Leaders in the Chamber group were Walter J. Walker, C. M. Glass, E. H. Wagner and Frank D. Pearce. The rivalry in the campaign caused no end of fun between the older and the younger groups. The Juniors took pleasure at the meeting Friday noon in awarding crutches to Chairman Joe Daniels who ' accepted them and promisee to hobble on them to the Junior meeting at the Eadmar next Monday evening. Is Third Largest. The result of this campaign will make the junior division of th chamber the third largest of it kind in the state, only exceeded h of honor was membership by,the junior groups a Des 'Moines and Sioux Cty. Card have been sent out to all members including the new ones, announcin the second regular dinner meetln in March which will occur nex Monday evening at the Eadmar hotel at 6:30. Larry Brierly, prominent young attorney of Newton and state president of the Junior groups, will be present for the principal talk of the dismissed from Park hospital Thursday following treatment. M. L. Barr, 416 Ninth street southeast, who underwent a major operation at Park hospital, was dismissed Thursday. · Clarence Wlstey, Clear Lake, who has been at Mercy hospital for a major operation, was- dismissed Fri- Mra. W. T. Hogeboeck, Iowa City, who underwent a major operation at Mercy hospital, was dismissed Thursday. THOMAS REPLIES TO EGG CHARGE Says Luke Miller Was Only Prosecuted for Short Measure. Guy Thomas, Clear Lake, state food inspector, Thursday afternoon made reply to the complaints filed against htm by Luke B. Miller, Mason City grocer. "Mr. Miller was prosecuted for short measure on his strawberries together with five other grocers Jn Mason City," said Mr. Thomas. "All of them pleaded guilty and paid their fines. If Mr. Miller thot he wag not getting a square deal ho should have appealed the matter then. We checked 16 stores at the time and Dr. L. N. Stott, Mason City sanitary inspector, also signed the informa- tions. "Mr. Miller was not prosecuted for the egg deal, of,which a complaint is made. An Information was filed against him, charging him with having eggs unfit for food in hla possession. Tho information waa later withdrawn as we believed it had served its purpose, our aim being not to prosecute unless we feel It la necessary." The reply of Mr. Thomas waa made to charges contained in a petition filed with the governor Wednesday by Mr. Miller. The governor placed the matter in the hands of the department of agriculture, in which Mr. Thomas is employed. D A N C E K. C. HALL Saturday, March 21 MUSIC BY BOBBY CRIGGS And His RKO Recording Vaudeville Orchestra Admission: Couples $1; Extra Ladies 25c Agony Gone In 48 Hours or Money Back Says Unstable Drug Co., And 85 Cents Buys A Large o 8 Ounce Bottle. Here's the new swift way to drive Uric Acid from your joints and muscles and free your body from Rheumatism, Sciatica and Neuritis --many call H the week-end treatment--and it is particularly valuable to those who cannot afford to lose time thru the week. Start to take Allenru as directed on Friday night and keep to bed as much as possible till Monday morn- ing--Allenru acts with double speed when the sufferer is relaxed and resting. Allenru is a powerful yet harmless medicine--free from narcotics --you can't depend on mild medicines to overcome stubborn rheumatic conditions and handy relievers used only to stop pain won't get the uric acid out of your-joints. Allenru is sold by Huxtable Drug Co. and all modern druggists America over--an 8 ounce bottle for 85 cents--And guaranteed to do as advertised or money back. Methodist Players to Present Drarna Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock'the Methodist players will present : the drama, "The Heart of the Dream," by Helen L. Wilcox. The drama ia directed by Mrs. Frederick J. Olson. It is based on the thirteenth chapter of First Corinthians. Those par- DAMON'S Mason City tlcipating are: The dream, Doris. Minor; tho church, Edgar.Walker; the'scientist, Martha Jones; the artist, Glen Barker; the businessman, Don Doolittle; the welfare worker, Lois Lenze; the widow, Mrs. Boyd Walter; widow's son, Jack Boyce and little girl, Jean Bagley. . The presentation will require about 30 minutes. There will be special music and'the pastor will giva a short address-on "The Life Eternal." His subject for Sunday morning will be "The Momentous Question." book or statement from banker to satisfy requirement No. 3, and his map drawn to satisfy Veqmrement No: 8. In the matter of the thrift requirement, the committee suggests that the local banker sign tlie boy's record card rather than his scout leader. It was also voted by the committee that each scout or scouter eligible for merit badges be limited to three merit badges for'each session of the court of honor and that camp era be limited to three for each ses sion of camp. Rulea Adopted. It was also voted by the commit tee that scouts or scouters appear ing before the court of honor to receive the award of eagle scout shall not appear for any other advancement, Including Merit badges. This plan was adopted so as to make the eagle badge the center of the court of honor for the applicant and also to give the court of honor ample time to investigate the character and standing-of the applicant. It was also voted that all applicants for the rank of eagle scout shall appear before the area court of honor 30 days before a session of the court of honor. ' Beginning with the next district courts of honor it la the plan to have all boys who have become tenderfoot scouts since the last session ol the court of' honor, appear at the district courts for recognition as tenderfoot scouts. It was recommended by the com- A seven pound four ounce daughter waa born to Mr. and Afrs. W. G. Boehnke, Garner, at Park hospital Thursday. mittee thafthe veteran awards be Included in the award system. The committee approved the at tendance contests that have been speculative in the last two. distric courts and left it to the scout of fie to work out details for this activity They're now 'making rubber o sagebrush. We'd think this lowly plant would turn to rubber withou extraneous aid, if noting the pre vailing garb of feminine tourists.-Weston Leader. SATURDAY SMART FROCKS In New Color Contrasts TEACHERS: wil1 welcome this opportunity to p urc hase new dresses for classroom wear as well as for sports wear and dressy occasions at this low Saturday price. Students, office workers, housewives ... will find dresses in this group adapted for every need... and at one low price--$18. ""^^i China, with : two ·American'

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