The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 23, 1939 · Page 16
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March 23, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1939 Count 10. .andthey'reon! Carter's J if fon SHIRTS Have No tapes No pins No buttons '° ta ^ en - Ji£rons do awa y with a11 unnecessary h ~ h - , anc l save mother's time. Smooth, close-fitting «v hTM Ai^ fhaV £ no 9P enl "g E over the chest to let in stray breezes. All Jiffons have Nevabind sleeves that never bind or chafe the tender skin under baby's arms. Many fabrics. Long-and-short-sleeved models. Sizes: Birth to 4 Years 55e to 65c JIFFON NEVASL1P BANDS Won't slip off the shoulders These specially designed bands keep babies more comfortable Several v/eight fabrics. Sizes: Birth to 4 years 35 C Carter's Graduate Nurse will be in Merkel's Baby, Shop Friday and Saturday to advise'-you how to dress your baby comfortably and healthfully. Come in and consult her. i'There is no charge. At 2 o'clock each day she will demonstrate how to bathe your ' baby. Carter's are exclusive with Merkel's Leading the Easter Gift Parade Gowns of pure silk crepe, pure silk satins and berrn berg rayon crepes have lingerie touches of val lace. There are dainty, colorful prints as well as plain tailored styles. 98 to $598 Pijjeet Poiie- MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE IlLUiIo-d by AMERICAN LADY Here--definitely--is the greatest corsetry improvement in years! A new note in flattening diaphragm control... a new note in smoothness ... a new note in figure-perfecting simplicity. Not only holds, mold* and controls . but actually GIVES YOU POISE! Has no back al oil, and a great new patented adjustable waistline feature. Boneless, two-way stretch back. Models with or without Talon . , . for all figure types. S5 to $10 -- Sizes 33 to 40 Exclusive IVith TheMerkelCo. PREFERENCE TO HOME ACTIVITIES Leisure Habit Study of lowan Discloses Preferences of 700 CEDAR FALLS, (U.PJ--A study of leisure time habits o£ some 700 representative Iowa children between the ages of nine and 13 Wednesday disclosed they prefer activities centering about tlie home more than 'going to the movies. pi 1 . E. L. Kilter of Iowa State Teachers college extension service mrde the study. Both rural and city children were included. Football Is Favorite "More than two-thirds of the children, or- 68 per cent, spend their spare time at home as they read, listen to the radio, 'play,' follow hobbies, help mother with the housework and the like," Dr. Hitter said. "Football, the great American pastime of m a n y of their parents, is also the big favorite with the children. And close behind is bicycling. These two sports are the .children's, favorite out-of- ichool occupations." No Aversion to I\Iafh . The study revealed that these children did not have the aversion to mathematics which many persons believe they have. The children gave arithmetic and physical education as their favorite studies in a majority of cases. "They seem to like subjects in school in which they learn by doing," the educator said. · "Such subjects are art, manual training, physical education, arithmetic and band. Reading, grammar and geography are Jtgss popular." He suggested that activities be used in these fields also to make them more agreeable to pupils. Will Receive Bids Tuesday for North Iowa Road Projects AMES, (/P--The Iowa state highway commission Wednesday announced bids will be received next Tuesday for 28 road projects. Cover aggregate includes Hardin--800 cubic yards on highways 175 and 118; Kossuth--500 cubic- yards on Highway 60; Weight-700 cubic yards on Highways 60 and 262. Supt. H. M. Burke Is Re-Elected by Hanlontown Board HANLONTOWN -- The school board met Monday night and Supt. H. M. Burke was re-elected for a three year term: Suoerin- tendent Burke has served as head of the local school for two years, coming from Yankion, S. Dak. The board will meet the first Monday in April to choose teachers for the. grades and high school. Norvel McMullen, newly elected member of the board, and B. A. Payne, re-elected, met'with the board Monday night. Garner, Thompson Musicians Planning Exchange Concerts GARNER-- The plan of arranging exchange band concerts, which is gaining popularity among Iowa high schools, will be tried for the first time by Garner high school musicians this year. The Garner high school band under direction of Don O- Anderson will give a concert at Thompson high school next Monday night. Next Wednesday night Thompson high school's band under direction of Daniel Martino will present a concert in the Garner high school gymnasium. The concert in Garner will start at 7:30 p. m.. and no admission will be charged. Dr. Walton Named as Health Doctor BRADFORD -- The b o a r d of health met Tuesday to appoint a health doctor to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Dr. L. E. Fraser of Iowa Falls. Dr. S. G. Walton of Hampton was appointed for 193D. Chinese Actress on Iowa State Program AMES--Miss Soo Yong. Chinese actress and dramatic reader, will make her appearance at Iowa State college, March 24. Miss Yong, called a "worthy representative" o£ New China. was born of Chinese parents nn the Hawaiian islands and graduated from the University of Hawaii. She received a master's degree from Columbia university. She has appeared in several Broadway plays and movies. Now making a personal appearance tour. Miss Yong displays exceptional ability in her original monologs and otters a wide range of programs. DINNER IS HELD HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Field entertained the basketball boys to dinner Monday night at their home. The guests included Coach and Mrs. Leon Thompson, and Supt. and Mrs. H M. Burke. REORGANIZE UNITS ] CARROLL, OPi--Business a n d ! ! professional men here are under- j taking a reorganization or Boy ! Scout units on a county-wide I basis in co-operation with regional | i executives. TEACHERS . . . ATTENTION! We Know What You Want, and We Have It! Dress UP for EASTER ii "frett? Girl" D R E S S E S $ 8 up "Better" Dresses... Budget-Priced! The romantically precty'frocks you "wane'most for i Easter -- and they're budget-priced!.Newest, most ^enchanting styles--basque, skater-girl, bolero, jacket, "little girl" frocks--even redingotes! AH flatter your : vanity--give you that prized ^'little girl" .look! See, them all today! Get acquainted with-"Campus Corner"--our junior shop! "Youthful Lady"--dresses in larger ond half sizes.- SUITS You'll Love on Sight $12 9S up New full-skirted bosque suits . . . young pleat-skirt boleros . . . new longer jacket man-railoreds . . . suits you'll wear merrily day and night through Spring! Exquisitely tailored of fine worsteds, twills, coverts and shetlands. Suit-shop here for chic--for thrift! COATS An Absolute "Must' $1095 up It's a feminine Spring! And an untrimmed dressy coat is an absolute "must." Build your entire wardrobe around yours--wear it with your furs--"ensemble" it with all your frocks--set it off with brilliant accessories! Be smart--choose your Spring coat from fashion's smartest styles--at Merkel's LOW prices. For misses, women, juniors. ACCESSORIES Our vast assortments provide your every need! The beauty of your suit, coat or dress is enhanced by smart, correct accessories. By all means inspect Merkel's before you decide. Leather Handbags §1.95 up Van Raalte Gloves SI.00 up Aris Gloves $2.98 up Handkerchiefs 25c up Bouttonieres 59c up Leather Belts 59c up Silk Stockings . . . . ; 79c up Suede Cloth Bags $1.00 Hibiscus red lipstick and rouge will enhance your beauty and that of your costume. T~

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