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,'--eft*. --.i-^^rf-t.*.*^^ 6 SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1943 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Woman's Club Plans For "Of Men and Books" Northwestern 'IT Professor To Be Here Professor John T. Frederick will be the speaker at the January general meeting of the Mason City Woman's club Tuesday afternoon at 2:15 o'clock in the Radio chapel. Holding a professorship in modern letters at the Medill school of journalism Northwestern university, Professor Frederick has become familiar to radio audiences through his program, "Of Men and Books," broadcast on the Columbia networks. On this program, the most significant works of current literature are reviewed each week, with the authors themselves frequently taking part in the program. Before going to Northwestern, Professor Frederick taught at the University of Io%va. He has also conducted classes at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend and at one time he headed the Illinois WPA writers project for the federal government. -o-SOCIAL CALENDAR' MONDAY U. G. I,, club-12:30, Eadmar hotel, Mmes. Lowell Forbes, E. E. Hunter, hostesses. Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln school, sewing, 1:15 to 4:15, 211 North Federal avenue, surgical dressings. United Service Women-2, Service Men's club. Roosevelt Elementary P. T. A. board-2, Mrs. Larry Folsom, 301 Fourteenth street southeast. Twentieth Century club-Bovaird tearoom, Miss Laura Kern, hostess; Mrs. George Willis Hill, current events, Mrs. C B. Whitehead, lesson. B. P. Kensington-2, Mrs. U. W. Davis, 904 Monroe place northwest. Garfield P. T. A. board- Cancelled. Midland club-2:30, Mrs. Alta Striker, 602 Adams avenue northwest, Mrs. Mary Ferguson, lesson. Monday club-Mrs. A. M. Avery, hostess, lesson, Mrs. Henry Graven. Madison P. T. A. board--« 3:30, school. Vgo Igo club-6:30, Mrs. A. M. Pugh, 621 Third street southeast Beta Sigma Fbi (Alpha Chi)-7:30, Cerro Gordo hotel. M. W. A.-7:30, Moose hall. Daughters of Veterans-7:45, V. F. W. hall. A. A. U. W.-7:45, Hotel Hanford, lesson Mrs R. O. Sforvick. Cerro Gordo Red Cross chapter-8, high school auditorium, annual meeting. TUESDAY Wa-Tan-Ye club-12, Hotel Hanford. Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln school, sew, ing; 1:15 to 4:15, 211 North Federal avenue, surgical dressings, 9, all day, Milwaukee club, sewing; 1:30, McKinley school sewing. Woman's club-2:15, Radio chapel, John T. Frederick, speaker. Grant P. T. A.-2:30, school, board at 1'30 Business Girls League -7, Y. W. C. A. Women's orchestra-7, Music hall. Bandies for Britain-7:30, 814 Foresters building West Haven Dorcas circle-7:30, Mrs. John Jacobson, men's committee meeting. Jefferson Parent Education group 7:30, Mrs. E. J. Sprengeler, 510 Vermont avenue southeast, Mrs Earl Hunt, lesson. Clio club-Mrs. Harriet Michael, 420V- North Federal avenue, lesson Miss Cora Sundell C. D. A.-8, Moose hall. WEDNESDAY Y. W. C. A-10, Y. W. C. A., all committee A Military Command: "Be Beautiful!" Hollywood Permanent* - S. Federal Phone 2*1 Red' Cross to the Rescue Erai-ax-s: sBsEH«- s --"s«"^"ss sz »'Ss; Scenes such as these demonstrating the world wide activities of the Red Cross are included in tho production. The meeting is open to all who wish to attend. (Photo by Lock) included in the meeting. Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln school, sewing; 49 Beaumont drive, sewing for Wilson district; 7 to 9, 211 North Federal avenue, surgical dressing. Emanon club-1, Eadmar hotel, Mrs. Roy Pot- · ter, hostess. Social Hour club-Mrs. A. M. Avery. F. V. G.-2, Moose hall, card parts-. Central Lutheran S. E. group . 2:30, Mrs. C. J. Eggert, 308 Tennessee avenue southeast. E. E. E. E. club-2:30, Mrs. F. C. Heneman, 32 Vermont avenue southeast McKinley P. T. A 2:30, school. Madison P. T. A.-2:30. school. V. F. W. auxiliary-6:30. V. F. W. hall. Bethlehem Willing Workers-Mmes. Xlcfor Heimbuch, Philip Lofing. L. A. to B. of R. T.-7:15, Moose hall. THURSDAY Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln school. sew~- ing, 1:15 to 4:15, 7 to 9, 211 North Federal avenue, surgical dressings. Triple T club-1, Cerro Gordo hotel, Mrs. Maynard Fessenden, hostess. Thursday Bridge club-1, Mrs. Hugh Shepard, 115 Tenth street northwest. Harding P. T. A. board-1:15, school. Our Saviour's Dorcas circle-1:30, Mrs. Henry Hendrickson, 229 Twenty-sixth street southwest, .Mrs. Alby Reynolds, assisting, sewing bee. Gildncr division-2, Mrs. B. O. Kimrey, Crane apartments, Mrs. Henry A. Miller, hostess. Immanucl south division-2, Mrs. Nels Landgren, 524 Twentieth street southeast East Side Ladies aid-- . 2, Mrs. Roy Witham. 224 Fourteenth street southeast L. U. G. A.-Mrs. Henry Sicwcrtscn. Energetic class-Congregational church. Child Evangelism fellowship-2, Y. W. C. A. Harding P. T. A.-2:30, school, forum on "Conservation of Human Values in National Resources." Trinity Roosevelt circle 2:30, Mrs. M. F. Zack, 324 Twentieth street southeast. Monroe-Washineton P. T A -2:30, school. Athenian club-Mrs. D. W. Daly. 431) First street northeast, Mrs. H. P. McLaugh- nn, current events, Miss Margaret innlon. lesson G. I. A. to B. of L. E.-3, Moose hall. Garfield P. T. A. 7:30, school. Dad's night, J. F « agner. speaker. Anchor Encampment auxiliary 8, I. O. O. F. hall. K. X. A.-8, Moose hall. St. James Senior league-8:30, Kathryan Waidclich, Ann Bracklem. FRIDAY Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln school- sewing; 1:15 to 4:15, 211 North Federal avenue, surgical dressings. Tuckabatchcc class-1. Mrs. W. E. Gildner, 217 Fifth street northwest, Mmes. F. R Curne, F. A. Stephenson, W. S.' Renfro, W. Glanville, hostesses. City Progressive club-1 6:30, Mr. and Mrs. C. B Letts pot luck dinner ' Burchinal Ladies aid-8, Mrs. H. B. Allcman. Burch- mal, Mmes. A. K. Carslens bophus Carstcns, assisting. Progressive club-Mr. and Mrs. Glen McEachran Queen Rebekah lodge-8, I. O. O. F. hall. DES MOINES, (/P)--The largest organized group of women in Iowa, the Iowa State Federation of Women's clubs, Friday offered to the war effort the services of its 33,000 members. A special meeting of the federation's board resulted in the announcement that all members of the 1,000 affiliated clubs would be asked to register with the U. S. employment service for any type of work to assist in relieving the manpower shortage. Industrial and agricultural work were two phases mentioned in the announcement. In making public the board's action, Mrs. F. W. Weitz of Des M o i n e s, federation publicity chairman, said: "We've got to do everything possible on the home front to win this war. We can't be highbrow in wartime. "It is just as important that home women do their part in industry as it is that WAACs do their part in the army." Mrs. Weitz said members would start registering immediately. P. C. Peterson, placement manager of the Des Moines office of the employment service, said when he heard of the action that the 40 canning factories in Iowa could use 4,000 volunteer workers during the rush seasons. The board also indorsed legislation to be presented to the state legislature calling for compulsory vaccination for Iowa school children and advocated a program for increased activity in nurse training in high schools. The scholarship and loan fund of the federation was broadened to permit 25 girls to be granted funds to begin three year nursing courses in June. --o--· Charles City Girl, Waterloo Man Wed CHARLES CITY -- Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Beulah Blunt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grover C. Blunt of Charles City, to the Rev. Ralph L. Murray, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Murray, 909 Newton street, Waterloo. The wedding was solemnized in a double nuptial ceremony at the Central Baptist church at Fountain City, Tenn., where the bridegroom is assistant pastor. Both he and his bride will be graduated from. Carson and Newman college at Jefferson City, Tenn., in May. They will make their home in Fountain City. Preceding their enrollment at Carson and Newman college, both attended Iowa State Teachers college in Cedar Falls for two years. --o--Mrs. Brunsvold Is Honored at Shower Mrs. O. A. Brunsvold, formerly Miss Dorothy Price, was guest of honor at a kitchen shower held at the home of Mrs. Frank Shima, 929 Van Buren avenue, with Mrs. W. J. Taylor as joint hostess. The evening was spent informally, and refreshments were served. Gifts were presented to the bride. --o--VOLLBRECHT-LEWIS RrCEVILLE--Mrs. Nellie Voll- brocht is announcing the marriage of her daughter, Charlotte, to Gerald Lewis of Manchester. The marriage took place at Wichita Falls, Tex., Dec. 30, 1942. Mr. Lewis is in the army air corps and Mrs. Lewis is employed in a defense plant ai Kansas City. BITS ABOUT 'EM The following students have returned to Cornell college at Mount Vernon: Alice Loomis, Margaret ingledue, Margaret Gharst, Louise Reynolds and Betty Mae Goer. Mrs. Frank Busse has returned to her home in Thornton after spending a few days with her daughter, Naida. Lt. and Mrs. Robert Ferguson have returned to Camp Sutton, S. Car., after a visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Green, 36 Beaumont drive, and Mrs. Eva Ferguson, southeast. 118 Vermont avenue Miss Marcella Hinman is spending the weekend at the home of her parents in Northwood First Meeting of Year Held by.W.S.C.S. The first meeting of the new year for the Women's society of Christian service of the First Methodist church was held at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. Mrs. Ada Felt, president, was in charge of the business meeting. The meeting opened with the singing of a hymn, followed by a prayer led by Mrs. W. P. Butler. Reports were given by depart-, mental chairman, and the budget for the year 1943 was presented by Mrs. M. F. Wolters, financial secretary. "A New Earth Wherein Dwells Righteousness" was the topic for devotions given by Mrs. H. E. Winter. Mrs. Artemus Brown had charge of the lesson, "Congo Women in a New Life." Mrs. H. P. Major, secretary of the department of Christian social relations and local church activities, announced that the February meeting of the group which will be held on Feb. 12, world peace day, will feature Miss Edith Harvey ,of Singapore. Tea will be served following the meeting. --o-Lillian Arens and Donald Zimmerman Marry in Illinois CHARLES CITY--Miss Lillian M. Arens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Arens of Charles City, became the bride of Donald V. Zimmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Zimmer, of Ionia, in a ceremony solemnized Monday morning in the rectory of St. Anne's church. East Moline, 111. The Rev W. J. deary officiated. The bridegroom's sister, Mrs. Kenneth Springer, and his broth- e r-1 n-1 a w, Kenneth Springer, were the attendants. A wedding dinner was served at Silvis, 111. The bride was graduated from the Charles City high school with the class of 1941. The bridegroom attended the Charles City and Ionia high schools. Mr. and Mrs. Zimmer expect to be at home on a farm in March. --o-Book Review Features Women's Union Meeting Latin America was the theme of the meeting of the Women's union of the First Baptist church at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon in the church parlors. Mrs. Forest Jacobs reviewed, "Jane in Nicaragua" by Lydia Holm. Mrs. June Kern led the devo- ttonals, while Mrs. T. M. Hilton, president, was in charge of the business session. The Gildner division was the hostess group; the Kern division had charge of the program. Eastern Stars Install To Make at Home M AKE the most of your frocks by doing justice to your figure. Short cut to a nice, smooth silhouct is a well-cut slip like this one, with a shapely bra section and lower section 'carefully designed to eliminate unsightly wrinkles. Make it in rayon ijnd feel repaid when you sec how well your frocks set ,over it. Make it in cotton, and have some practical slips ready to wear later on with wash frocks. Style No. 2057 is designed for sizes 12, 14. 16. 18. 20, 36, 38. 40, -12, 44, 46, 43 and 50. Size 36 requires 2% yards 35-inch fabric or 2',4 "yards 39-inch with 1 '/'i yards lace edging. Send 15c (plus Ic to cover T-VEHGHT any child by mak- *·* ing this adorable toy dog. Fun to make, and will be greatly appreciated. Hot iron transfer pattern No. 559 contains toy clog motif measuring 10 inches high also embroidered dog 6!5 inches high, and complete instructions. To order pattern: Write, or send above picture with your name and address with 15 cents in coin or stamps plus 1 cent postage to Needlework Dept., Globe-Gazette, P. O. Box 42, Station O., New York, N. Y. cost of mailing) for pattern. Write your name, address and style number. Be sure to state size you wish. Just out: The Spring Fashion Book--over 150 inspiring pattern designs, all shown in the new season's lovely buoyant colors and the wanted fabrics. Don't delay! Send now for your copy and dream up a successful spring wardrobe. Address Pattern Department, Globe-Gazette, 121 West 10th Street, New York, N. Y. Miss Lurana Warner was installed worthy matron of Unity chapter No. 58, Order of the Eastern Star at a special meeting of the chapter Tuesday night at 8 o'clock in the Masonic temple. E. J. Koser was installed worthy patron. Other' elective officers installed into office were: Mrs. C. W. Corby, associate matron; R. J. McEwcn, associate patron; Mrs. Roy A. Washburn, secretary; Miss Marie Fuller, treasurer; Mrs. Artie Paxton, conductress, and Mrs. R. B. Gray, associate conductress. Appointive officers chosen by Miss Warner and installed into office included Mrs. McEwen, marshal; Mrs. R. C. "Patrick, chaplain; Mrs. H. C. Haase, organist; Mrs. George Barrett, warder and Miss Nina Wheeler, sentinel. Mrs. Koser, Mrs. M. A. Harpster, Mrs. Leona Senmaehl, Mrs. J. N. Cutler and Miss Alice Rehn will represent the five star points. The installing staff included. Mrs. Pearl May Fluegel, Charles City, worthy grand matron of the*Order of the Eastern Star of Iowa; past matron, Mrs. Jess Mathewman, marshal, and Mrs. Hazel McCollough, chaplain. They were escorted by past patrons, A. R. Lenz F. J. Riley and C. E. Brya'nt. Mrs. Frances Wintrode, of Rapid City, S. Dak., a member of Unity chapter and a sister of Miss Warner, was organist for the installation ceremony. Mrs. Leslie G. Hawkins, past matron, gave the address of welcome to the installing officers and Frank L. Hudson, past patron, gave an address on the purpose of the Order of the Eastern Star. The installing officers were welcomed into the chapter by Mrs. R. J. Hughes, grand representative to South Dakota, and a past matron of Unity chapter. Mrs. Roger Kirk was soloist and several numbers were given accompanied by Mrs. C. W. Haase. Fourteen Rainbow girls assisted in the opening ceremony. Mrs. Tony Garufus sang. Special guests presented included Mrs. Fluegel, Mrs. Laura Lenz, past grand matron and secretary of the board of custodians of the-grand chapter; Mrs. Alma Freeman, past grand Adah and instructor and Mrs. H. W. Freeman, past grand officer from South Dakota, both of Clear Lake. Dr. H. W. Knutson was also introduced as chairman ot unfinished business of the grand chapter. Mrs. Beryl Dittmer, Thornton instructor District No. ' 12. Mrs Marlus Perkins, worthy matron of Park chapter, Clear Lake; also Mrs. Ada Bailey, past matron, Clear Lake were presented. Rainbow assembly was represented by Mrs. Florence Holmes, mother advisor, and Miss Lola Acierholcl, presiding officer of the local rainbow .for girls. The White Shrine was represented by Mrs. Alf Nelson, worthy high priestess and Mrs. M. A. Harpster, instructor. The Masonic lodges were also represented. Gifts were presented to the retiring officers, Mrs. Mahlstadt and Mr. Ruffridge, by the officers of 1942. The presentation was made by Mrs. Hughes and E. J. Koser. Mrs. Corby presented a gift to Mrs. Fluegel from the chapter. Miss Warner received a gavel the gift of Mrs. Mahlstadt, C. C. Halphide, past patron, presented a past matron's jewel to Mrs. Mahlstadt. Flowers were presented to Miss Warner by her niece. Miss Mary Frances Winthrode, in behalf of the chapter. Mrs. Corby, associated matron, also received a basket of flowers from the chapter, the presentation being made by Mrs J C Dickinson, past matron. Roses were given to the new officers by Miss Warner. Mrs. Washburn presented gifts from the chapter lo the installing officers, assisted by Helen Louise Garufis. Refreshments were served after the meeting, in charge o£ Mrs. Vinnic Christensen, assisted by past matrons. --o-Catholic Daughters to Meet Tuesday Evening The Catholic Daughters of America will meet regularly at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening at the Moose hall. The social hour is in charge of the following committee- Mrs. Warren Wagner, Mrs Preston McGrath, Mrs. A. E. Bell, Mrs A. T. Schmitt, Mrs. John Dougherty. Mrs. Tom Brophy. Cora Dormedy and Sylvia Wagner. --o-YEOMAN-FABER KANAWHA-Cpl. Leslie Faber son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Faber and Miss Adra Lcoman of Algona, were married Saturday evening at 5 o'clock at the Methodist church in Fairmont, Minn. The Rev. W. A. Korthage performed the ceremony. Miss Alice Hines of Fairmont "nd Pvt. Forrest Newman of South Dakota were married at the same ceremony and were attendants of Miss Yeoman and Mr. Faber. Corporal Faber was graduated from Kanawha high school in 1939 and is stationed at Camp Dodge. Mrs. Faber was graduated from the Algona high school in 1937, attended La James Beauty Academy at Mason City and is now employed at Curl's Beauty Shop in Algona. --o-ZURCHER-FERGUSON CRESCO -- Henry Glister ot Cresco announces the marriage of his granddaughter, Miss Marjcrie Zurchcr to Lyman R. Ferguson of Monona. which took place on New Year's day at the First Evangelical church, the pastor, flic Rev. A. L. Walker, officiatng. They were attended by Miss Viola Kutzbach and Clarence Zurcher. MISS LURANA WARNER --Photo by Kirk Engaged to Wed Mr. and Mrs. James O. Huff, 828 Sixth street southwest, announce the engagement of their daughter, Edna Vivian, to Ensign Kenneth Reid of Jacksonville, Fla., son of Mrs. Eulalia Reid of Iowa City. Miss Huff is a graduate of Mason City high school and junior college and both arc graduates of the University of Iowa'?where Ensign Reid was affiliated with Theta Xi fra- ,-uff is math instructor ipgh school,-at Roseville, yIEnsign Reid was coach ugh school of Biggsville, tfl his enlistment in the I. N. R. last June. Fenton Church Group Holds Annual Meeting; Installs New Officers FENTON--The W. S. C. the Methodist church met church basement Thursday afternoon. There was election ot officers followed by installation services and a pledge service. The officers installed were president, Mrs. Lester .Weisbrod; vice president, Mrs. A. H. Meyers; recording secretary, Mrs. Earl Crouch; treasurer, Mrs. Raymond Stoeber; corresponding .secretarv. Mrs. John Tieman; secretary of missions, Mrs. John Light. Secretary of local church activities, Mrs. Carrie Voigt and Mrs. Frank McFall; secretary of student work, Mrs. O. H. Stoeber; secretary of young people, Hazel Jcnkinson; secretary of childrcns work, Mrs. Don Weisbrod; secretary of literature and publications. Mrs. Fred Brown; secretary of supplies, Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod; chairman of spiritual life, Mrs. F. C. Pruel and chairman of status of women, Mrs. Wilbur Holldorf. Hostesses were Mmes. John Light, Frank McFall, C. C. Voigt, R. Q. Goelsch, O. H. Stoeber and Shelby Weisbrod. --o-- ELLISOV-BARRY NASHUA--Mrs. Maude Ellison has announced the approaching marriage of her daughter. Inez, to Everett T. Barry, son of Mrs Mac Barry, of Mount Pleasant. Miss Ellison is a member of class of '32 Nashua school and is a teacher in the schools at Mount Pleasant. Thrift Shop Is Moved to New Location The Thrift shop, a non-profit jroject conducted by the affiliated ?. T. A. members of Mason City ire he interests of better clothing for the lower income groups, has moved to 210 North Federal avenue, north of the Kirk apartments. It was decided at a recent meet- ng that Mrs. George Walsh would je present at the shop each afternoon, and possibly on Saturday evening. The shop handles clean, used clothing, all cleaning, repairing and selling done by volunteer P. T. A. women. - When the shop becomes es- iablished, plans will be made for women who are competent seamstresses to do repair work in exchange for goods. Mrs. George Walsh and Mrs. D. W. Doolittle, thrift shop committee, have asked that persons having clean, used clothing and household goods bring them to the shop, or send thefh to the school in their district thus giving the project their support. Rebekahs Pick Officers for Ensuing Year Mrs. C. G. Viall was re-elected president of the Queen Rebekah circle at a meeting held Friday, afternoon at the I. O. O. F. hall. Other officers who were reelected include: Vice president, Mrs. Maynard Fessenden; and treasurer, Mrs.' H. G. Martin. . · Miss Betty Russell, was elected secretary and Mrs. Viall named Mrs. Ira Finch to serve as reporter. It was reported that eight new members have been added to the circle this past year. Mrs. Lula Gaffney and Mrs. Wallace Sumner audited the books. Two-poems were read. "Enthusiasm," author unknown, by Mrs. Fessenden, and Edgar Guest's "Resolutions for the New Year," by Mrs. Ray Dean. "Happy Birthday" was sung by the group to Mrs. Fred Lind, and Mrs. Glenn Wallace presented a bouquet to Mrs. C. G. Viall. The following were hostesses: Mrs. Loretta Boyd, Mrs. Charles Robinson, Mrs. S. J. Wodarsac, ' Mrs. Jack Farrer, Miss Rose Joyce and Mrs. Tom Needham. The circle voted to discontinue serving refreshments, and to have . an entertainment instead. The next meeting will be held on Jan. 22. ·--o-- Ladies Aid of Titonka Elects New Officers TITONKA--The Ladies Aid of Good Hope Lutheran church elected officers for the year Wednes- Etta Sleeker and Miss Grace Sietsema secretary. The flower committee for the year is, Mrs. Martin Brandt, Mrs. John K. Harms, and Mrs. Ted Rike. Officers for the Good Hope Luther league ha\'e been named for the year also and include, Anna Alke, president; Andrew Peters, vice president; Wilma Heesch, treasurer; secretary, Vcrla Brandt; education secretary, Leona Brandt, and transfer secretary Alice Pannkuk. HASS-SALGADO CRESCO --. Announcement is made by Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Hass, Cresco, of the marriage of (heir daughter. Irene, to Bernard Salgadp of Glenriale, Cal., at a candlelight service Dec. 25, 1942 in the Wilshire,Wedding, chapel at Los Angeles, Cal., where both are employed with Ihe Lockheed-Vega Aircraft corporation. The couple will make their home in Los Angeles. ·--o--· CO31FLETE VICTORS" BOOK DOUGHERTY -- St. Patrick's school has completed its victory scrap book depicting the part played by its students in connection with defense work and the war program. The boys and girls have purchased bonds amounting to $2,300 and stamps Sf54. inter Hats Top your winter wardrobe with a new, high-spirited hat. Choose o swashbuckling velveteen in brilliant colors a new veiled fez ... a face framing bonnet . . . or a dashing beret. They're economically priced from

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