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

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 23, 1939
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1 . i- t f ' I I I i } MASON MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE P. T, A. PREPARES Delightful Comedy Is Presented 'Junior Class Wins Applause in Play by Noel Coward A delightful play, excellently suited for high school production was staged with all the verve a junior class can muster, wisely directed by Miss Myrtle Oulman dramatics instructor, in the high school auditorium Wednesday evening. The play, "I'll Leave It to You,' by Noel Coward is an amusing comedy concerning the strategy oi an uncle from South America who brings ambition and success to the lives of bis nieces and nephews In England. Arthur Feeney as the uncle played his role with skill and ease and Doris Nekon as his sister, Mrs, Dermott, gave an interesting interpretation to her part of the helpless mother, Parts Well Cast The five children, Oliver, played by Ray Kunz, Evangeline, Jane Marie Schmitz, Sylvia, Patricia Ball, Bobbie, Jack Fatland, and Joyce, Anne O'Brien, were well cast and turned in good performances. Bennett Webster as Griggs, the butler, demonstrated the possibilities of a small part in his en-, tertaining characterization. Comedy roles by Cora Mae Lynch as Mrs. Crombie and Wilma Walters as her daughter, Faith Grombie, were equally well managed. The attractive setting brought additional interest to this well rounded production. Miss Doris Piper was scene designer and Hoger McKee, painter and designer. Arthur FIschbeck was stage manager and on the stage crew were Dick Carter, Leslie Larson, Ronald Mahlstadt and James Studer. Bill Thompson was electrician and Ar- EIVE VIS MHb G. G WEIDA MRS. A. E. ANDERSON ivlrs. A E. Anderson, Fort Dodge, president of the north central dis net of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers, will preside at *e distort convention to be held Friday at Monroe school. Mr S ; G. G. Weida of Mason City is treasurer .of the district organization nold Rivedal and Jim Swab, assistants. Production Staff Ida Learner acted as property mistress and assisting her were Yvonne McGrane, Dick Cross, Reed Horr, Rita Meade, Barbara Meade, Merilayne Nalan and Howard Vaughn. Sumner Hudson acted as assistant director, Jacqueline Hanson and Priscilla Kohl, makeup directors, and Beth Wiley, Phyllis Snyder, Helen Wilts, Renee Fatland and Enid Forbes, make-up crew; Constance Morris, 'Phyllis Snyder, -Lorraine Riley' and Margaret Fritz, bookholders. Reeves Hall was business manager, assisted by Charles Lovell and Stuart Bremner, and publicity vas directed by Miss Elizabeth Graves and the Cub Gazette. Music preceding the show and elween acts was under the direc- ion of Miss Marjorie Smith. Lerdal-Heggen Vows Spoken at Parsonage GOLDFIELD --Miss Margaret Heggen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Heggen, an d Orf en Lerdal, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Lerdal, both residing northwest of here, were married at the Lutheran parsonage at Eagle Grove March 21 by the Rev. T. J; Severtson. The couple was attended by Miss Eleanor Heggen, a sister of the bride, · and Howard Harvey. The bride is a graduate of the Renwick high school and the bridegroom of the GoldQeld high school. He has been associated with his father in farming. They are on a short wedding trip and on their return will be at home on a farm four miles northwest of Goldfield. WELCOME TEACHERS! North Iowa's Largest Selection! COATS AND DRESSMAKER QT TITO AND MAN TAILORED OU1 I O COATS m all of Spring's new silhouettes and materials .. . from tte simplest sports model to the exquisitely fashioned dressy coat. The val- nes are superlatively fine. SUITS for sports or dressy wear in lovely materials and stunning new styles. These prices mean unusual savings too. 10 COATS AND TWO C T T T T C AND THREE PIECE O U 1 1 O There s plenty of excitement in suits and coats this spring: Youth and "little girl" charm ani- wiate the smartest silhouettes . . . and the beloved classic tailored modes sain new distinction, colors also icll a storj- of Spring charm! Be sure to choose yours while our stacks are still com- 16 Highest Quality Coats «* Suits These are brand new purchases ... all have arrived within the last week. Every garment is ivorth considerably more han this advertised price, many samples of America's finest makers are included in this group of Costume Suits . . . 3 piece suits . . . and hisest quality coats in dress fabrics. 20 Convenient Charge Accommodations FINK'S FASHION SHOP T5 South Federal Ave. Conference of District on Schedule Dr. Earl E. Harper Will Be Convention Speaker at Monroe Members of the Parent-Teacher associations in the North Central district will arrive in Mason City Friday morning for the district convention which will be conducted at the Monroe school, beginning with registration at 9 o'clock. The- meeting will be called to order at 9:30 o'clock, following a district board meeting which includes all council presidents. Mr- W. P. Butler is president of the Mason City council. Madrigal Group Mrs. Harry Kushner of Emmetsburg, first vice president, will preside at the opening session and invocation will be given by the Rev. Roy Peyton, Presbyterian minister. The high school madrigal group will sing and Mrs. Butler will give greetings to the visitors. Mrs. H. L, Gilmore of Algona, second vice president oE the district, will respond. A business session at 10 o'clock will be presided over by Mrs. Anderson and at 10:30 o'clock there will be a talk by Dr. James Marshall, Australian naturalist, who will speak on "Things That Stand Like Stone." General discussion will follow witli reports on outstanding projects of units. Two Addresses The convention will dismiss at noon for a luncheon at the Presbyterian church. At 1:15 o'clock it will resume and Mrs. Gilmore will preside. Mrs. F. M. Humphrey will sing and there will be committee reports. At 2 o'clock, Dr. Earl E. Harper, director of the school of fine arts of the University o£ Iowa, will address the assemblage on "What Youth Wants to Know.'' Mrs. C. -. Collester. state president of the P. T. A., will speak at 2:45 o'clock and at 3:15 o'clock there will be reports by standing committees and election of delegates to the national convention. Three Smart Aprons Globe-Gazette Peerless 15 Cent Pattern 1 19 West Nineteenth Street, New York City By Diana Day Bits About 'Em Miss Jean Strickland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Strickand, 8 Beaumont drive, has been jledged to Alpha Lamda Lambda 3elta, national freshman scholas- ic honorary society at DePauw university. Membership is limited to those women students who make first semester grades of at least half A and half B. Pledging ivas held at the "Boulder," campus landmark, for 10 girls. £ * 0 Mrs. Francis Darland. 516 Elev- mth street northeast, has returned 'rom Des Moines where she has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Kiruieman. * *. v Mrs. Luella "Moody of N o r a Springs is visiting her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs B 1. Wright, 1104 \Vest State street. * * * Wr. and Mrs. Al H. Kellum o£ Pasadena, Cal., and Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Kellum of Waterloo visited at the Paul Cota home, 302 Twentieth street southeast, and with the 2. K. Kinney iamily, 326 West State street, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs. A. H. Kellum was formerly Frances Kinney. * * =t Miss Marvyl Binger of Spencer will arrive Friday to be the house guest of Miss Helene Bright, 1104 West State street, during the teachers convention. * e * Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Kinney and Mr. snd Mrs. Don Clausen, 326 West State street, went to West Union Thursday to attend the iu- neral of Mrs. O. J. C. Fox, a cousin of Mr. Kinney. Style-No. 2056 is designed for sizes 14, 16, 18, 20 years 32 34 35 38, 40, 42 and 44-inches bust. Style No. 3059 is designed for sizes small,_medium and large. Send IS cents, for each pattern. Spring Fashion magazine 10 cents extra. Dp not send to Mason City, but address Globe-Gazette Pattern Department. 119 West Nineteenth street, New York City. State Convention Plans Are Made by Members of Circle Woodmen Circle Beryl Grove No. 135 met Wednesday evening at the 40 and 8 elubroams with Mrs. J. W. Dyer, president, in charge. Mrs. Charlotte Seholz, Cresco. district manager-, was present and plans for the state convention to be held May 1 to 3 at the Hoose- velt hotel in Cedar Rapids were discussed. Mrs. J. W. Dyer will attend as delegate, Mrs. Henry Smith, alternate, and Mrs. A. C. Holly, state attendant. Plans for making money were considered. Mrs. Dyer will sponsor a galloping breakfast at her home March 31. Mrs. Charles SIfert will entertain the Remembrance club April 12. Mrs. Seholz will remain in Mason City for a short time in }he interest o£ membership. --o-- ELLtN'GSON-AMUNDSOX DECORAH--Announcement lias been made of the marriage of Miss Ellen Amundson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Amundson of Pleasant township, to Lester Ellingson, son of Mrs. Ole Ellingson o.f Decorah, read by the Bev. T. O. Tolo, In the parsonage of the Big Canoe Lutheran church on March 17. Miss Thelma Amundsen, sister of the bride, and Frederick Ellingson, brother of the bridegroom, were attendants- Mr. and Mrs. Ellingson will make their home in Decorah in apartments in the C. B. Taylor residence. BE "AHEAD" WITH OUR Genuine Neora Straws 2 Pastel Felts are two words that spell Millinery NEWS. They are necessary to complete your new wardrobe. You will thrill wearing them in the Spring's most popular light colors, in your type and hcadsizc. FINK'S FASHION SHOP Social Calendar THURSDAY St. Dorothy's circle-7:30 o'clock, Mrs. Louis Skopec, 626 Massachusetts avenue southeast. Baptist D. O. A.-7:45 o'clock, Marie Moore and Olive Wheeler, 925 Madison avenue northwest. ·"'·'-.-"·'. Monroe-Washington Parent Education group-7:30 o'clock, school, membership contest party. Oweso club-7:30 o'clock, Mrs. L. C. Schmidt, 817 Adams avenue northwest. Immanuel Luther league-8 o'clock, church, Ellen Newburg, Melford Newburg, Anna Marie and John Nelson. Lincoln P. T. A.-Canceled. Women's Labor Bureau-8 o'clock, Labor hall. R. X. A.-8 o'clock, Moose hall. FRIDAY Calvary Guild-2 o'clock, Mrs. D. P. Dalavon, 904 Eighth street northeast, Mrs. James Demos, hostess. Christian Workers croup 2-3 o'clock, church, Mrs. Lee Roberts, hostess. Methodist Ladies Division 4-1 o'clock, church, luncheon. Our Saviour's Dorcas circle-2 o'clock, Mrs. R. R. Nesje, 108 Twenty-eighth street southwest. Christian Workers-Groups 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 postponed. V. F. W. auxiliary-2 o'clock, V. F. W. hall, inspection followed by birthday dinner nt 6:30 o'clock, program, Mrs. Lloyd Sclimi'tz. chairman, reservations phone 4026. --o-Parent Education Group at McKinley School Has Meeting · McKinley Parent Education group met at the school for a program with Mrs. Bernard Leatli In charge of the session. Mrs. George Caldwell read an article on "Son Calls It Meddling/' Mrs. Anne Ellis led the lesson on "This Fast Changing Job of Parenthood," contrasting past and present trends and methods in child raising.' Informal discussion followed. Mrs. Louis Mentink. Mrs. Genry Reingans and Mrs. Roy Armentrout were appointed to the nominating committee by Mrs. Leath. At the conclusion of the meeting, refreshments were served by Mrs. Carl Niederman, Mrs. Mentink, Mrs. L. M, Anderson and Mrs. Dale Burch. --o-- SITC1I AND CHATTER CLUB HOLDS MEETING Stitch and Chatter c l u b met with Mrs. John Schack, 1544 Washington avenue northwest, for a 1 o'clock luncheon Wednesday and the time was spent informally. Mrs. George Vogt of Glen Haven, Wis., sister of Mrs. Halph Birch, was a guest. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Frank O'Henrn on Tenth street northwest, April 5. MARKtAGE LICENSE ISSUED TO COUPLE CLARION--A marriage license was issued to Orten A. Lerdal, 28, and Margaret Ann Heggen, 23, both of Goldfield. Pair Mark 50th Year Together Mr. and Mrs. Herman Observe Anniversary With Dinner at Home ALGONA--Mr. and Mrs. Conr a d Herman celebrated their g o l d e n wedding anniversary Tuesday, with 20 friends and relatives at a 6:30 dinner served at The Chrome after which an informal reception was held at their home In the evening. The Hermans who have lived their entire married life in Algona received cards, telegrams and floral remembrances. May Stebbins and Mr. Herman were married March 21, 1889 in Algona, by the Rev. Mr. Smith, Baptist minister, at the home of the bride's parents. She was born in Whitewater. Wis., and came to Algona in the fall of 1871 with her parents. She received her education in Algona and took up the study of dressmaking under Mr= Edward Williams. Mr. Herman was born In Guttenberg and moved when a small bO3- to Buena Vista with his parents. In 1773 he moved to Kossuth county on a farm five miles northwest of Algona. When 22 years old he took up carpenter worx and was active at the work until he retired 15 years ago. Among the structures he built, besides a great many homes were included the Baptist church, the first postoffice and a number of other business houses. They have lived 46 years in the same house here. Mrs. Herman remarked that her wedding day was much like Tuesday. Both are enjoying the best of healtn. She is 72 years old and he Is 78 years old. Out of town guests were their only daughter Mrs. B. A. Paschke of Echo, Minn. MOVIES SHOWN FOR WA-TAN-YE CLUB AT DINNER Twenty-eight members o£ the Mason City Wa-Tan-Ye club met \Vednesday evening for a butfet dinner in the Euchre and Cycle club at the Hotel Hanford and the evening's entertainment was motion pictures. Most of the pictures, shown by Leon Thomas, were in natural color and included viesvs of local gardens, scenes at Eagle Lake, Christmas decorations, winter sports and the tulip festival at Pella. At the next meeting musical numbers will be given by high school students and on April 4, a 16 year old boy from Milwaukee will speak. He recently talked before an audience of 2,500. He chooses his own topic. MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUED TO COUPLES Marriage licenses have been issued here to Frank E. Ditsworth, legal, and Gertrude B. Michelson, legal, both of Irvington;-Francis Kobernus, 36, New Richland, and Irene Aird, 23, Charles City; Leonard James ·Klatt, 27, and Catherine Louise Sperry, 23, both of Mason City; Lloyd E. Jones, 31, Rockford, and Alice Knopf Jagerson, 28, Mason City; Ronald McGill, 32, Mason City, and Winnie Lyke, 32, Des Moines, and Gaylor Olson, 58, and Ashley Springer, 48, both of Albert Lea. --o-COUPLES GRANTED LICENSES TO WED NEW HAMPTON--Cecil Cox, 21, Clear Lake, and Emma Hoot 20, Rockwell; and Hobart Chapmen, 25, and Sylvia Sand, 20, both of Geneseo, 111., have been licensed to wed. and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Venaas of Hurt. They have two grandchildren. COURTESY AHD SATISFACTION WITH EVERY We Welcome You-Mlss Visitor Make This Store Your Headquarters While Here. Others $1 to $5 Rough Straws, Braids, Felts and Suedes. High c r o w n sailors, lamp-shade b r i m s , peach baskets, off- face brims, d e m u r e bonnets, turbans a n d low c r o w n sailors. Choose your s p r i n g hat now at these saving prices. ' SEE YOU TOMORROW" COMPLETE CLOSE-OUT Our Entire Stock of GENUINE MUNSINGWEAR HOSIERY *?* Mf *. JUST TH,NK f Genuine /^^ Munsingwear HOSIERY, .^0? selling regular ar 79c, fsJtiLitj $1.00 and $1.35 a pair. Good color assortment. Also, knee length styles included. 59c Pair, or 2 PAIRS for $1 00 1 WHILE THEY LAST! 3-thrcad 4-tlircad "-thread The SHOE BOX, Inc. 1 10 North Federal Ave.

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