The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 25, 1931 · Page 8
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March 25, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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1 i . . - T7 Book Review Department Closes Year Mrs. George Marty .Gives Discussion of Brom field, Characterizing "Twenty-Fom Hours" by Louis Bromfield. as a good example of the 'modern novel, Mrs. George Marty discussed the book at tie last meeting of the booh review department of tue Woman s club Wednesday afternoon. ·'Bromfield has evidently studied ·The Bridge of San Luis Key' and decided that many plots take well - with-the reading public. He has_ tried the device out in 'The Case of Miss Annie Spragg' and now in this. his latest novel. · . "He was born- in Mansfield, Ohio. and after an early experience at farming turned to journalism. At the opining of the war he enlisted in the ; French army and on ms return to New York began a newspaper carder which he found dull. His first novel- 'The -Green Bay Tree' was published in 1924, the first of a group of four books entitled -Escape.' They _inc ude_ be side the first, 'Posession, Earls Autumn' and 'A Good Woman. Influenced By French. · "Bromfield has been greatly ta- fluenced by the. French people. -His writings also show his newspaper training altho he possesses more than ordinary skill at reporting. It is likely that in years to come people will use his books as a good description of the way people lived . in the early twentieth century. He has a great gusto for living and he believes that suppressed persons are PATTERN 2100 Contrasting binding lends distinction -and chic to a- graceful frock that is ideal to wear under the new spring coat. The jabot and the side =kirt godets are feminine details of real importance in the latest mode. A colorful print in silk or cotton may be chosen for Pattern 2100. Under a navy coat, you might wear Sprint of several shades; o I blue on a turquoise ground,, and bind the seams with navy- With brown, .the gold and orange prints would be at- , tractive and for a black coat there is a glorious range of greens, reds, vellows and off-pinks. 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They are introduced at a dinner party given by Hector Champion in his Button place apartment He is a wealthy old bachelor always MASbrv'di'Y GLOBE-iiAZBTTE swimming, games and refreshments. MARCH 25 '1931 ham home goes Murray hill. . Finds .Kos'le Dead. ·'When Jim Towner wakes in Rosie Dugan's apartment and sees her murdered, he flees to his own home and begs his wife.for help. Thru the aid of DaviS Melbourne they leave for Brigand that day. · "Hector's sister. Nancy Cha.mpion Elsmore, arives frorn.England and Mrs William H. Hathorn has just received was displayed. It was reviewed at the last meeting by Mrs. J. Curtis Amen. DEPARTMENT TO HOLD PARTY IN Y. M. C. A. A party will be held for members of the young peoples department of the First Methodist Sunday school soes to tea at Sablna s where are also Melbourne and Mrs. Wintnng- ham, Hector, Philin and .Tanie. The hook closes with Sabina's decision to marry Hector. "The narrative in the story Is incidental to the characterization in which the author is most interested Thev are vividly drawn, but seem unnatural because each is touched with a distinguishing eccentricity it is easier to interest the reade in the unusual than in the normal It is a cross section of a metropoli tan center rather than a^nicturft o New York altho all the pictures Murray Hill, Sutton place _ and the night club are well done." An autographed eonv of "The Autobiography of a Princess" whicn ne ^ n. oi- .nit. !."«-·---- ·· will be held at 7:30 o'clock Thursday night in the Y. M. C. A. The program will include movies, golf Members" of the committee in charge are Bob Bergland. Woodrow Sharon, Elizabeth Holman and Margaret Harthan. The group was invited to the Y. M. C. A. by Evron M. Karges. PLEASANT RIDGE CLUB WILL MEET Members of the Pleasant Ridge club will meet Friday at the W. C. Batdorf home. at Milwaukee Meeting Sheriff G. E. Cress returned Wednesday morning from Milwaukee where he spoke" on'safety before an All-Trade meeting of the Milwaukee Foremans Safety council. Several thousand persons heard the speech. One of the loneliest places is a I seat among 2,000 strangers at a theater in a strange city.--St. Louis | Globe-Gazette. Will Give Three Plays. WESLEY March 25.--The junior class of the high school WiU give three short comedos, ' $»** Wires," "Mother Was Right and "Sard ness," soon'after Easter. -The Home Should Come First" Says Mrs. Ruth Campbell Lecturer at the more interested in connoisseurship than ib living. i Guests Varied. "His nephew, Philip Dantry, is one of. the guests. The others are David Melbourne, successful businessman, Jim Towner, ' a . sportsman Mrs. Towner, in pursuit 01 happiness, . Mrs. Wintringham. young divorcee, and Sabina Jerrold, wealthy old maid. The dinner party is- a failure and the guests leave Rosie Dugan, night dab hostess. In her apartment that nigbt while he is sleeping in a drunken sleep, she is killed by her husband. David Melbourne takes Mrs. Towner home and ends their relationship definitely much to her anger. He'goes to Mrs. Wintringhfcm and asks her to marry him and she agrees to Believing that it will mean happiness for both of them. Philip goes to Janie, young actress whom he loves, and who marries him that night. Sabina after takin? Mrs. Wintring- Towner goes to his mistress^ BARGAIN RATE ,, CHICAGO $·* OO "oTM" 1 /--- Trip Ctlag--Ticket! will bt honored on ill trains March 27 and 28. BetnraUg--Ticketl will b» limited for Ktaro to March 30. Ticket* S*Ml In CMdtM Only Mason City Ticket Office, Phone 8 J W. F. Cody, DlTialon PaMenfier Aeent 9th St. and S. PennsjlTanla Are. Phono 324 afe MILWAUKEE ROAD Clean-, cheerful Wall Paper in a home tends to make a happier family. 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