The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 10, 1945 · Page 5
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 10, 1945
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1945 Straton to Address 100 Men of Northern Baptist Church Delegates Selected From Northeast Iowa to Meet Here Friday Local Baptist men co-operating with the National Council are sponsoring one ot 100 dinner meetings to be held in a nationwide campaign to acquaint Northern Baptists with the new program of summer religious training being developed at the new assembly grounds at Green Lake, Wis. A hundred men representing 20 churches of Northern and Eastern Iowa are, expected to attend one of these dinners, planned by the women of the First Baptist church of Mason City, in the basement of. the church Friday evening at 6:30 o'clock. Doctor Hillyer H. Straton of tne First Baptist church of Detroit will be the speaker of the evening. Author of 2 books, "Peter, the Man Jesus Made," and "Baptists: Their Message .and .Mission," .Doctor*. .1% UILLYEE H. STKATON Stratou has won wide recognition as preacher, evangelist and leader of conferences. Educated at Mercer university, Macon, Ga., and the Eastern Baptist Theological seminary, Doctor Straton has held pastorates in New York, Philadelphia, Muncie, Ind., and Detroit. Colored films also will be shown by Doctor Straton at the local meeting of the Northern Baptist Assembly grounds at Green Lake, and brief comments will be made by those who have attended conferences there. The meetings were planned and developed under the general dirc- tion of the Green Lake committee of 15, of which Harry Phillips of Mason City is a member. The local committee in charge of the dinner consists of Charles E. Blanchard, chairman; Cliff Oeschger, attendance; L. L.'McGee, arrangements; and Kenneth Waughtal, publicity. Roosevelt Junior High 1 Library Has 1,000 Books Every Week "Good Book" Week With 300 Out Each Friday That the library, as many educators assert, is the heart of a junior high school, is being proved in non-fiction treating of science travel, crafts, biography and world affairs, . including adult books for the pupils of more mature minds. In the section of the room reserved for the reference books are leveral sets of standard encyclo- ».. ...£,.* M I - 4 I V V I . , *0 U^J.JJg J J 1 . U V C L 4 1J1 , . -the Roosevelt junior high school, se veral sets of standard encyclo- where every week is "Good Book" El dlas ' atla ses and .Who's Who week. There are also many texts for Preceding the Christmas va- Jj om cation, the circulation was espe- · cially large as the pupils were ciauy large as the pupils were On , the ma £azme rack are 15 permitted to take books home for weeMv and monthly magazines holiday reading. An average of 300 ada E t . ed to the wide range of taste books are checked out each Fri- P £cullar to the reading habits of day. Many of the books are read by a -Junior high school from True the whole family. Comics to Reader's Digest. When Roosevelt junior high . Mrs - A - G-- Kraker, who is act- :hool was first opened, there was lng as " br a«an and study hall su- no library, only a bare study hall P e " lsor tor - - - - - -At the present time there are ap- 1 9**-4p, has contributed much to proximately 1,000 volumes rang- the " brar y's. high degree of ef- ing from the best juvenile books ficlenc y- In addition to her regular of all times to the most recent ex- sc!l001 hours, she and her three amples of modern fiction and stu(Jent helpers, Idelle Westcott amples of modern fiction and stu(Jent helpers, Idelle Westcotl . Margaret Brown and Doris Reich ard are on duty early in the morning, during the noon hour and after school. B·member that . 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Phone 874 many home work or for use in the study pervisor for the school year o: Grinnell Woman Is^ Burned to Death as Fire Destroys Home Grinnell, (ft) -- Mrs. Jennie Hardner Van Draska, 42, burnei to death early Tuesday when th Van Draska house was destroyed by fire. Her husband was on nigh custodial duty at Grinnell college and she was alone in the house. Neighbors said the fire had gained too much headway when they discovered it for them ti rescue her. A resident of Grin nell for 19 years, Mrs. Van Dras ka was- born in · Newton, Iowa and funeral services were tenta tively set to be held there. Survivors besides her husban include a son in the service and daughter. Mrs. Bing Crosby Is Reported Improving Following Collapse Hollywood, (If) -- Mrs Bin Crosby, 33 year old wife of th crooner and mother of his 4 youn sons, was reported in an improve condition Wednesday at St. Vin cent's hospital where she was tak en Tuesday after collapsing at he home with a respiratory infec tion. Bing's brother, Larry, said sh was placed in an oxygen tent fo a while Tuasday night because o a threat of pneumonia. At the hospital Bing told re porters Tuesday night: "She's go ing to be all right." Mrs. Crosby is the former Dixie Lee of the films.- Tried to Explain to Gunman Why He Only Had $6 in Pockets Chicago, (JP) -- The 3 gunmen who accosted Gust Ballas near his home expressed disgust at finding only $6 in his pockets so Ballas started to explain. The robbers refused to listen and one slugged him. Ballas told Hyde Park police he wanted to tell the trio that a few minutes earlier two bandits held him up and took from him an eigh,. pound bag of sugar--which also contained $400, the day's receipts from his grocery store. They didn't bother to search his pockets. BROTHER DIES Fertile--Emil Hawkinson received word that his brother Frans Hawkinson of Galva 111 was seriously ill. Mr. and'Mrs! Hawkinson left at once but arrived too late. He died shortly before they arrived. 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Priced 8.95 --Daytime Dresses, First Floor YOUNKERS FEDERAL AND FIRST STREET S. E. MASON CITY

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