The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 28, 1931 · Page 5
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March 28, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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-EASTER ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED BY CLUB MEMBERS k Mrs. Garter to Talk on Decoration ^Woman's Cliib to Have Ad- ' ditiorial General 1 '· Meeting.^ The final week in Lent finds plans being made for after Easter festivity! There will.be several dances and clubs are planning social meetings. · · · . , An additional. general meeting ^Jias been included in the Woman's club schedule when Mrs. Christine Button Carter, New York interior decorator, will talk at the Y. W. C. A., April 7 at 2:30 o'clock. The meeting ia especlaly timely when bomemakers are planning for redecoration and refurnishing their' homes. '\ Mrs. Carter, demonstrates color harmonies in house decoration by the use of wallpaper, woodwork and drapery samples. To Give Play. · Mrs. A. L. Rule.is directing rehearsals for the one act play, "A Woman of Character" which will be ·presented at the April 14 general meeting of the club. The program for that day will also include a lecture recital by lona Burrows of Iowa Falls who will talk on Chopin and "play his music. At this time, a tea will be given'for the new officers and the out of town members. Pan Hellenic will, meet Tuesday for luncheon with Mrs. Jack Kohl, 807 Washington avenue northwest. Assisting hostesses will 1 be Mrs. L. P. Courshon, Mrs. Ci O. Pasnau.Mrs. George Andrews, Mrs. Catts and Mrs. Paul Ode. Plans will be made for the Easter benefit bridge to be held April II at St. John's parish hall. D. A. B. to Meet. Members of the D. A. R. will meet Wednesday at 1 o'clock for luncheon at the Bovaird tearoom, 215 Washington avenue northwest. The hoard will meet at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday at theY. W. C. A. :. Luncheon meetings for Monday have been planned by T. A. E, and Occident clubs. Midland · club will meet for dinner Monday evening with Henry Shipman. Regular Monday meetings will be held by Chau- tauqiia, Twentieth Century and Monday clubs. Novel, Sorpsis and East State street clubs will meet Thursday. Athenian club has postponed its meeting. B. F. W. to Have Dinner. Business and professional women will meet at 6:30 o'clock Thursday yening for dinner at the Damon- jou tea garden.' I The final Owl club party NEW OFFICERS LEAD MILWAUKEE WOMEN'S CLUB PHOTOS BY KIRK ' MRS. JESS MATHEWMAN Civic Music Membership Drive Opens Chicago Representative to Direct Campaign of Association. The fourth annual Civic Music association membership campaign will start Monday and continue thru until 10 o'clock Saturday evening, time jtjgtll Hanford. This is the annual Easter party. Trie Elks will have 'a dance .and'bridge party.at the Clear Lake country club when guest night will be observed April 16. The Elks bridge tournament will close at the party April 6. Miss Dorothy Latta will entertain the D. Y. Z. club Tuesday evening at ..the Home tearoom. Miss Loretta Carney will entertain, .a - group ." at dinner and bridge April 6. Members of the First Methodist choir will entertain at dinner .Sunday at Bee's tearoom in honor of Mrs. C. Z. Smlth,^a member of the group, who is leaving the city.; T. N. T. .club will meet for dinner Tuesday evening and Tusalatas, Thursday at the Y. W. C. A. The regular Lenten service will be held Wednesdays evening at 6:45 o'clock with, the Rev. Jewel L. Pickett as speaker. SOROSIS CLUB MEETS WITH MRS. WH.LSON Members of the Sorosis club met at the home of Mrs. Rosalie Willson, 314 Pennsylvania avenue south- cast, when J. J. Burns gave a talk on the conditions of the city. for all memberships ,to be. in. About "one-third of the memberships have been renewed, and the club is aiming for 1,000.- memberships for the coming year. ; A representative from the Chicago headquarters will be in Mason City next week to direct the campaign. Monday evening a meeting will be held for :the ' campaign workers. Tuesday there will be a 6:30'O'clock banquet at the Hotel Hanford for the workers and other interested members; At this banquet a report of the Civic Music convention will be given by the delegates, Dr. and Mrs. R. F. Kunz and Miss Gertrude Decker. The headquarters for the campaign will, as formerly, be at the Hotel Hanford. ' ' · RICHARD WOLF IS HOST ON BIRTHDAY Richard \Volf entertained a group of guests at a party on the occasion of his second birthday Friday afternoon at his home, 23 Beaumont drive. The guests included Ralph Vanderwicken, Roger Wolf and David Hirsch. Be Yourself! Wear what is most becoming to you! Wear the colors that you like best! Combine them as you like We Will Help You! Calais W O M E N ' S O U T F I T T E R S HOME OF ROTHMOOIt COATS MRS. THEODORE OLSON O f f i c e r s of M i s s i o n a r y rroupNamed Annual Birthday Party Held -at Baptist Church. More than 50 members of the Missionary society of the Firsl Baptist church were present at .the annual birthday party held FriJay afternoon.; at the 'church- -^ -~~r·? Office'fs 7 "were reflected jfor an other terin including _Mrs. L.' rT lawkins,: president, Mrs. Hair; Phillips, vice-president and Mrs Minnie Trevett, secretary-treasurer Mrs. Frank Dunn gave a sketcl of the progress of Japan since th opening of the country to Christian missionaries. Ruth Avery and Mar iorie McArthur in Japanese cos :ume sang. Mrs. Alice Brown spok on "The New China," and'Mrs. C W. Gasswint talked on "Africa. Mrs. Chester Williams discusse "Alaska." Mrs. J. L. Pickett spok on the "Hemp Industry in the Phil ippines." ' Mrs. R. B. Sweet described th "Leper Colonies." Indian costume were shown by several women an Pearl Gable sang "Sad India'," ac companied by Mrs. C. A. Mikker son. An Indian snake dance ws described by Edna Gage and a rec ord of the music for the danc was played. __ Miss Quirina. Monteon sang group of Mexican songs. Mrs. F Arroyo and Mrs. E. Rochas san "Beautiful Garden of Prayer." Th tables were decorated arrange about a large center table whic held the birthday cake. On th Mechanical Music Topic at Meeting Members Hear Talks on Reproducing Piano, Radio. Canned music was discussed at he meeting of the music depart- lent of the Woman's club Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. .B. laymond Western, 21 Rock Glen, lirs. W. H. Hathorn had charge of he meeting. Mrs. F. J. Olson spoke on: the adio pointing out that mechanical music devices are a blessing to the freat mass of people because they ave brot music to them particu- arly in America. ; "The vitaphone has done away vith theater orchestras," Mrs. Olon said. "They will return to pop- larity and when they do it will be vith a much higher type of musi- ian. The radio is developing an in- erest in classic music and it ha* een discovered that people really njoy classical music if they do not mow that what they are hearing is lassical. Records Mistakes. "The mechanism of the radio is uch that it 'records mistakes read- ly and in this way demands a bet- er and surer performance than the oncert stage does. The fact that he artist cannot depend on his per- onality to put him across to his audience also calls for better playing or singing." Mrs. Olson also spoke briefly of he radio drama and the difficulties in giving- a play over the radio. Mrs. H. B. Cunningham discussed he mechanical piano and the vlc- '.rola. She pointed out the differ- tuces in the player and the reproducing piano, the latter 'being the lort in which the artist's interpre- :ation Is recorded, and the former n which the manipulator of the piano interpreted as he wished by the use of the pedals. Used By Students. "The reproducing piano is used videly In schools and colleges," Mrs. unningham said. "It is a means of familiarizing the student with the nterpretations of the greatest performers. It makes good music tha everyday possession of everyone. It developes a desire to recreate tha performance rather than to . be a. passive listener. "Most phonographs are manufac- ;ured in conjunction with the radio now and one ;of the new and inter- eaUng^deyicea'is the ,home record- *J£:Sjfe n '**" .ibXiWWio)i aiiy one. paru aKSS^toprd,".. ;;, : . : -V v : ',:'-.·:.' -iS^p "A''igroup'prerecords WeT«r~ r aemon-,,;. strated by Miss Gladys Halstad'of' the Vance Music company. These included recordings of performances by Yehudi Menuhin, Lily Pons, Fad- erevvski and the theremin. Miss Margaret Hanlon had brot a group' of'rolls for the reproducing piano which were played. They included recordings by Rachmaninoff, Gowd- owsky and Friml. · ' --*-- EMANON CLUB HAS EVENING MEETING Mr. and Mrsi C. L. Mendon, 1308 Madison avenue northwest, entertained the .Emauon club at their home Friday evening. Bridge was played with high score prizes going to Mrs. Chester' O'Neil and Carl Whorley. Bert Lindstrom won low score prize. smaller tables were souvenirs of the various countries. Mrs. J. C. Robinson and Mrs. A. L. Sharpe were in charge of the., decorations, Mrs. August Johnson and Mrs. George McMurray, refreshments and Mrs. Alice Brown and Mrs. Trevett poured. Newly elected' officers of the Mason City chapter o£ the Milwaukee Women's club include Mrs. S. V. German, president, who succeeds Mra. Guy Davis in the office. Mrs. Davis is the new recording secretary. Mra. M. J. Ramsey is the first vice president; Mrs. Theodore Olson, second vice president; Mrs. Jess Mathewman, treasurer; Miss Grace . Moi-an, corresponding secretary, and Mrs. John Nelson, historian. The club was organized to do welfare work among the employes of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad and during the past year the ways and means committee has sponsored dances, luncheonn, card parties and bazaars to raise funds. The club has a membership of more than 300 and it is one of 48 chapters. At the meeting Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock, W. R. Hamilton will be the speaker and the Hamilton girls' sextet will sing. The new officers will take their places at this meeting. TALK OF THE TOWN "It makes me feel good to dress up for PALM SUNDAY!" "Well, then make a complete job of it! A new dress or coat makes mo feel terribly Incomplete--unless I've seen Lundberg's about what goes underneath 1 ." I' ^ »^-j caov r/ca mumes sunaay afternoon.

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