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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 16, 1937
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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 16 · 1937 -U H i I ·! .1 'II -! -- MABUJN (JIT Y UL.UBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 16 M 1937 WOMAN'S CLUB DEPARTMENTS CONCLUDING YEAR'S WORK 15th Century Is Revived in Operetta Performance for Childrei Wins Applause for Music Students. The romantic recklessness of th fifteenth century underworld o Paris .returned to the stage '.will the colorful presentation of · Ru dolph Fritnl's operetta, "Vagabonc King," by Mason City high schoo glee clubs. A large audience o grade : children warmly applaudec the operetta at its initial -performance Monday afternoon. Performances for ' the general public are Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in the high school auditorium with a special showing Friday night a the convention of the North Central Teachers' association. Tuneful and dramatic music o: this production was brought out to its best advantage by the students under the direction of Miss Ellen Smith. Enjoyment of the operetta, another triumph foi Miss Smith, was further enhanced by the special scenery and the costumes, ranging from''tatters o: Parisian ragamuffins to the laces of the French court. 2 Study Each of Leads. Several of the leads on the Tuesday and Wednesday night performances will be taken by different individuals. At the Monday matinee all those who had studied took. part. Miss Elizabeth Leland, supervisor of art in Lincoln school, was a member student of the art department in the University o£ Minnesota when the costumes that are being worn by local high school vocalists in the "Vagabond King" production were designed by her and fellow classmates of .the art department. They were first worn by Dennis King in the role of Francois Villon and other members of the cast who first produced it at the University of Minnesota theater. The colorful king of the rabble, Francois Villon, is portrayed bv Bob Ramp ton-and Stanley Rive- dal while Ruth Dougall and Faythe Nolterieke are in the role of Katherine, inspiration for Francois Barbara Scott and. Winifred Stpr- er take the high tempered role of Huguette du Hamel feminine lead- er of the rabble. Grace Anne Chenoweth and Ruth Anderson are in the role of Margot and Renee Tatland arid Beatrice -Wigdahl, that of Lady Mary. , Choruses Are Effective. Large choruses of .the four act production are particularly effective, especially when they swing into some of the melodies of .the operettas which are well' known. Action changes swiftly from the tavern of the rabble to the court, where the leader · of the lower element is made king for a day, only to face the gallows. Others who took prominent roles and whose work was also on 'a high plane, were Louis XI, Bili Parker; Guy Tabarie, Lester Boyce; Thibaut D'Aussigny, Tom Rye; Tristan L'Hermite, Ed Hunter; Noel De Jolys, Dick Ufford; Oliver Le Dain, Art Fischbeck; Rene De Monti gny, Merwood Spencer; Casin Cholet, James Ford; captain of the Scotch archers, Clark Sweetser. Isabeau, Phyllis Neelings: Je- lanneton, Veda Kimrey; Rogati, 3d Duke; Toison d'Or, Burgundian lerald, Clinton Diercks; an as- rologer, Walter Sweet; first hunt ady, Gretchen Weber; second lunt lady, Virginia Lee; third hunt ady, Eileen Payne; queen, Estelle Snyler; dancer, Evelyn Thomas; langman, Bob Olson; bishop, Lews Cummings. · ·--°-- Roy Peyton Speaker at Lenten Meeting Held by College Y. College Y held a Lenten meet- ng Monday evening at the Y. W. C. A., opening its program with singing led by Helen Fischbeck. Miss Kathleen Simms spoke on he Easter service to be held at the Y. W. C. A. on Easter Sunday nornmg at 7 o'clock arid invited he members to participate. · The Rev. Hoy Peyton spoke on What Lent Should Mean to Us." fe said that it should be a time or personal analysis and said that ach person should be his own est judge. He spoke of the history f Lent and of practices connected vith its observance. A pot luck supper was served ollowing the program. Candle- ght was used throughout ' the ownstairs clubroom where the meal was served in buffet style. To Participate in Round Table Discussion Dr. W. II. Sclmlte of Columbia, Dubuquc, will address the foreign language group Friday afternoon, speaking on "Our Latin-English Language." Dr. Schulte was graduated from Columbia collers in 1510 and then studied at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, from 1910 to 1813 and at the Observatory of Music, Munich, Germany, 1913 to 1914. Guy Crosen, instructor of history and debate coach in Mason City, will address the speech i-ouhd table group Friday afternoon on "What Price, Debate?" Mr. Crosen should know because he has had an excellent record as debate coach for Hie past several years. Social Side Is Stressed at Meeting Study Clubs Have Lunch eons, Teas at Regular Yolney Hanson, boys' physical education director, will supervise : 15 boys from his classes in tumbling exercises before the physical education round table Friday afternoon. He will surprise the teachers with what can be done with a class of school boys. Physical directors of other schools are looking forward to seeing (his. Miss Odella MacGowan, girls' physical education direcfor of the Mason City high school, will supervise her students in demonstrations o f . recreational activities which can be used for noonday and after school periods. The activities are planned so as to be used in schools where very little equipment is provided. Sessions. Hostess at Osagc. MITCHELL--Mrs. L. R. Dock- rty, and daughter, Ruth, were ostesses Monday evening at a uncheon of .the Lucretia Deering hapler of the D. A. R. at the leveland hotel at Osage. ,:..; DAMON'S WELCOME you WITH PREVIEWS of lovely new of GABARDINE and LEATHER! ·CT? C o n n i e ' s n e w e i t l Young as anything! Everyone of them "itars in their own right".. . n o t e t h e higher heets... higher fronts...shorter vamps on these "PUNCH. BOARD" PUMPS... SWIRLING ANKLE STRAPS...COr-AWAV SANDALS...SQUARE- TOE STYLES / · Navy Blu* · Brown · Gray ··Brown with Rust ·Black DAmOiTS Social- events were features o study club meetings held Monda by Mason, City women's 'organiza tions. Twentieth Century club was en tertained at a spring spread at th home of Mrs. W. G. C. .Bagley 938 North Federal avenue, Monda afternoon with Mrs. Bagley, Mrs J. E. McDonald, Mrs. H. C. Fries neiy Mrs. Earl Smith and Mrs. R M. Witwer on the committee. A Mexican theme was carried out in the decorations and the luncheon which was served at : o'clock. During the afternoon, Miss Charlotte Blumensteil gave a travel talk on her trip through Mexico and showed various Mexican articles which she 'had purchaser there. -.' ; Get New Member. * Mrs. C. C. Palmeter was taken into the membership of the club. Mrs. Webster Hakes of Muscatjne was a guest at the meeting. Child Study club met for tea with Mrs. Victor Nelson, 32.Ken- tucky avenue southeast, Monday afternoon. Mothers of the members and honorary members were special guests at the tea. Mrs. G. L. Wanamaker, Mrs. E. R. Bappe, Mrs. George Gitz, Mrs. Earl Godfrey, Mrs. R. J. McEwen, Mrs. H. B. Major were on the committee and Mrs. Frank Sheffler and Mrs. N. W. Jessup presided at the tea table. Program Given. Mrs. Shadrach Morgan had charge of the devotions and a string group from the high school played. Mrs. H. V. MacGregor spoke on "Mary, the Mother of Jesus, Mary Ball Washington and Nancy Hanks Lincoln." U. G. L. club was entertained by Mrs. Roger Kirk at the home of her mother, Mrs. C. L. Marston 710 Carolina avenue northeast, Monday afternoon and Earl Smith spoke on the constitution. Mrs. Chai-les E. Strickland was a guest. At the Joyce Kilmer club meeting Monday evening at the home of Mrs. I. R. Weaver, 629 Ninth street northeast, Mae Dugan and i Louise Edwards were hostesses. Current events were given by Ev~ elyne West and Katherine Bailey and the lesson on "America and [ Her Music--American . Opera," was given by Mrs. Dan Farrell. MRS. HENRY HONKEN HOSTESS AT DINNER Mrs. Henry. Honken-gax'e a dinner at her home Monday evening for her cousins, the Misses Mae and Jo Ryan, and for her uncle, James R. Ryan, honoring him on his eightieth birthday. Photographs Live · Forever RUSSELL PHOTO STUDIO Phone 2372 Next J. C. Penney Co. Miss Helen Noble, kindergarten Instructor at Harding school, has outlined an attractive luncheon program for kindergarten teachers at 12:30 o'clock Friday at Hotel Hanford. Miss Francis Barber, professor of kindergarten education, Drake university, will address the teachers on "A Day's Living in the Kindergarten." In Parent Teacher Program MRS. O. A. BIERKEL MRS. B. RAYMOND \VESTON Mrs. O. A. Mcrkel, president of the Mason City P. T 4 will bring greetings to the North Iowa congress of Parents and Teachers Inday. Mrs. .B. Raymond Weston will appear in solo numbers before the delegates. Dr. Julias Boraas, College of Education St O!af college. Northtleld, Minn., will address the. delegates * Social Calendar TUESDAY Legion and Auxiliary-6:30 o'clock, Y. M. C. A., pot luck supper. ?hocnrcian club-6:45 o'clock, Bovaird tearooms, Miss Gretchen Bickel, hostess. Triple T club-7 n'clock, Eadmar hotel, Mrs. L J. Folsom, hostess. Baptist Booster class-7:30 o'clock, Mrs. Ella Wilde- bor, 408%.North Federal ave- 'nue. Police Auxiliary-7:30 o'clock, P. G. and E., Mrs Dick Pierce, Mrs. Jack O'Keefe hostesses. Rooseevlt-Jackson P. T. A.-7:30 o'clock, Roosevelt school. While Shrine-7:,',") o'clock, Masonic temple stated meeting, election of officers, refreshments, fommittee on Control of Cancer-8 o'clock, new city hall, mmanuel W. M. S.-8 o'clock, Mrs. Oscar Larson, lOfi Georgia avenue northeast. Moose lodge-8 ..-clock, V. F. W. hall. Junior Hadassah-8 o'clock, Jewish Community center. --o-GARFIELD C. S. C. IEETS AT SCHOOL Garfield Child Study circle me! Ion day evening at the school vith Miss Ethel Hall, principal, eading the lesson on "The Famy Health and the Community." \ nominating committee was ap- ointed with Mrs. James Manuel s chairman. Mrs. Curtis Yelland r on first prize in a double word ontest. Refreshments were served t the - close of the evening by rtrs. Max Rhode and Mrs. B. C. olton. KAY-BULAND LAKE MILLS--Miss Irene Buand, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. uland, and Jim Kay were mar- ied at the Salem Lutheran par- onage by the pastor, the Rev. O. . Sletten. They were unattended. 'he bride is employed at the Moen Grocery store and will continue lere. They will live here. Mr. Kay is an engineer. SHAMPOO and op FINGER WAVE, Dried ...,«50C PERMANENT WAVES CrociuJgnolc Ringlet (No Shampoo). .81.00 Guaranteed Oil Wave (Complete). ..S2.00 Charles Gilbert Beauty Shop Phone 1006 Across From Chapman's Furniture Store WEDNESDAY Trinity Lincoln circle-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. A. L. Quisling, 72S Eleventh street northeast. Crescent club-7:45 o'clock, Y. W. C. A., Irish party. Queen of Clubs-1 o'clock, Home Tea room. O. T. T. club-1 o'clock, Cavern, Mrs. O. Norstad, hostess. Coterie club-I o'clock, Mrs. John Balfanz, II Hiver heights, Mrs. E. J. Patton assisting. Calvary Home missionary society-1 o'clock, Mrs. H. E. Kennedy, 1523 Monroe avenue northwest. P. E. O. chapter GN-1:15 o'clock, Mrs. I. G. Schoemaker, 722 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, Mrs. W. S. Wilcox, Mrs. B. H. Brett, hostesses- Mrs. E. F. Vincent, lesson. Oweso club-1:15 o'clock.Mrs. Ivan Barnes, 708 Pennsylvania avenue northeast. McKinley C. S. C.-- 2o'clock, school, "The Family and Community Health," Miss Hattie Lymenstahl. Our Saviour's Ladies aid-- · 2 o'clock, church parlors, Mrs Peter Erickson, hostess. Freeman Ladies aid-2 o'clock, Mrs. Harry Helm, 1225 President avenue northwest. ' St. Katherine's Guild-2 o'clock, MacNider parish hall Mrs. Earl Moore, Mrs. C. G Maudsley, hostesses. P. E. O. Chapter DZ-- . 2:30 o'clock, Miss Minnie McCammond, f?02 Adams avenue northwest, lesson, Mrs. T. J Bracken. Wa-Tan-Ye club-6:45 o'clock, Hotel Hanford. Harding C. S. C.-7:30 o'clock, school, "Family and Community Health," Mrs. Ed Purcell, "Diary of a Suburban 'Housewife," Mrs. W. D. Thrams L. A. to B. of R. T. . .7:30 o'clock, Moose hall JEAN DE VOE AVILL PRESENT PUPILS Jean DeVoe will present her piano pupils in a recital Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock at her lome, 1010 Jefferson avenue northwest. The pupils include Burton Gindler, Herbert Gindler, Jean and Sally Hquser, David Gil- jertson, Mildred TVIilligan, Dosis -arlson, Robert Powell, Patsy Albrecht, Betty Lou Greenman, Jack Benson, Adele Robinson and Florence DeVop. The recital is for parents and friends of the pupils. COOK-SMITH GARNER--William Cook, 26, and Ann Smith, 31, both of Britt, were issued a marriage license Monday. B. P. W. Club Head Heard in Broadcast Interview With Lions Club President Reveals Federation Work. Activities of the National' Federation of Business and Professional Women's clubs were discussed during the North Iowa Forum over KGLO Monday evening in an interview between Miss Eva Scott, president of the Mason City Business and Professional Women',1 club, and J. H. Marston, president of the Lions club. The Mason City B. P. W. club is sngaged in observance of the tenth annual business women's week and the broadcast was part of its program for the week. Goals of B. P. W. In answering questions of Mr. Marstpn concerning the work of the:B.;P.W, clubs, Miss Scott said that the year's slogan for : the Federation is "The Business Woman as Citizen" and that the 1,500 iroups affiliated with the Federa:ion nra engaged in focusing public attention on some of the goals for which business and professional .vomen are working, among them the need of more well equipped, Mined women in public service, and an analysis of educational facilities of towns in order to s\ig- est ways for improvement. Miss Scott outlined the "Ten Year Objective" of the Federation, 'ormulated six years ago at the na- :iona! convention oE the Federa:ion at Richmond, Va., which the clubs have been following and spoke of the various slogans which lave inspired the programs of the clubs, including "Better Business Women for a Better Business World," the first, and "A High School Education for Every Business Girl," the second. For Equal Rights. The federation is at present en- aged in studying the equal rights amendment and neutrality legisla- :ion. It has supported the child abor amendment, the Sheppard- Towner maternity and infancy act, the Cable citizenship bill. It has sought adequate appropriations for he women's and children's bureau of the U. S. department of labor, adequate, support for the Federal Jureai: of education as well as iury service for women. In concluding, Mr. Marston praised the work of the federation and the spirit in which its crusades are made. Anniversary Is Celebrated. . R A K E--A ' l a r g e crowd ui friends and relatives gathered at the Liberty church parlors Sunday in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Vaagen on their twenty- fifth wedding anniversary. After a noon lunch was served the following program was given: Heading, Vivian -Mauss; ' duets by Mrs. R. V. ... ,,.,,, Mrs. Johnnie Rake, and a talk by the Rev. N. Okerland. Visits in Duburnie. CALMAR--Linus Klein spent the past few days visiting his sister, Mrs. Vern Beatty and family in Dubuque. of two vocal Stowe and Literature v -Section to Hear Talks Last Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday at ; Library. '·;. Concluding its year's program, the Woman's club literature department will meet Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the library assembly with Mrs. 'G. E. Harrison and Mrs. C. Frederick Beck as speakers. ' Mrs. Harrison will review "An American Doctor's Odyssey," by Victor Heiser and "Heads and. Tales' 1 by Malvina Hoffman and Mrs. Beck has chosen "The Diary of Samuel Pepys" as her topic. The literature department has conducted monthly meetings during the club year under the chairmanship of Mrs. L. J. Strahan, assisted by Mrs. Allan Beck and Mrs. Harrison. Activities of the Woman's club remaining on this year's schedule include a final general meeting April 13 with Hazel Beyer Strayer as speaker, an art department meeting in April which possibly will bring Dewey Albinson to Mason City and an outdoor life department field trip in May. : AVTLLIAM F. CARSON HONORED AT PARTY William F. Carson, 33 Twenty- fifth street southwest, was honored at a surprise party when 40 friends and relatives gathered at his home Monday on his birthday. Games were played with prizes going to Mrs. Gordon Dilts and L. E. Snell. A gift was presented to Mr. Carson. Home From Hospital. LAKE MILLS--Mrs. Leonard Gunilerson returned Sunday from the Naeve hospital at Albert Lea, where she was taken 10 days ago. Her condtiion has improved, but the doctors were unable to diagnose her case. 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