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TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 1939 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE DRAMA : DIVISION HEARS PLAY READING - DISCUSSION Talks Given at Morning Gathering Mrs. L. R. Roberts, Mrs. Robert Glazer Are Among Speakers The reading of plays was the basis of the program presented at the meeting of the Woman's club drama department Tuesday morning at the Y. W. C. A. with Mrs. Curtis Amen presiding with Mrs. L. R. Roberts, Mrs. Robert Glazer, Mrs. Draper Long and Miss Eleanor McLaughlin as speakers, i Mrs. Roberts pointed out that although most of us do not have the opportunity to see all the plays we would like, there is great satisfaction and lots of fun to be had in reading them. "After all, drama does have a very important place in literature and if one does not familiarize himself with drama, he is denying himself some of the greatest contributions to literature," she said. Can Miss Much "If I have an opportunity to see a play, I can always want to read it because if the lines are clever and subtle and the action last, much can be missed in the production. In-a play, the characters always seem more real and alive than in other forms of literature.' Mrs. Roberts reviewed "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck which received the New York Drama Critics plaque. She sketched She plot of the play which concerns the lives of two California vagrants, one a halfwit and the other his protector, who dream of the day when they can save a little money and buy a farm. Lennie. the halfwit, gets into trouble and George, his friend, shoots him to save him from a mob. True to Life · Mrs. Glazer . who- discussed Ibsen and Shaw said that modern drama is that which has been produced between 1S80 and the present and it is the drama made by Ibsen and-his contemporaries and followers in Europe and tte English speaking, countries. , "This movement is-characterized by a definite' attempt to make the drama- thoughtful- and to emphasize the use of psychology," she said. "The result has given us a type of display which is real and true to life. "Ibsen is undoubtedly the leader of modern drama, for he gave the play its modern aims and made the theater to air and discuss social themes. His ability to see many years ahead of his age makes him the outstanding intellectual . and literary force of the nineteenth century. Ibsen's drama is one of thought and ideas and he deals most intimately with human relationships. Critics of Society "Shaw follows the leadership of Ibsen in so much, as both are critics of society, both make the drama realistic and both emphasize the psychology of their characters as well as their audiences. I think we can safely say that Shaw holds a place of distinction and importance in the development of modern drama in the twentieth century. His satire is brilliant and he has a peculiar genius for making serious discussions highly entertaining by his wit and humor. He gives us much to think about. He stimulates and piques us in a most enjoyable fashion." "Women of today should be especially interested in reading Shaw because he is so out and out a champion of woman's right to be on an equal basis with man, sharing duties and privileges alike. Shaw was one of the first dramatists who emphasized the play in book form so that it could be enjoyable reading. London Flower Girl Mrs. Glazer sketched the plot of "Pygmalion" by Shaw, the story of a London flower vendor who is reclaimed from the gutter by a professor of phonetics and developed into something comparable to a duchess. Miss McLaughlin who reviewed "The Masque of Kiings" by Maxwell Anderson commented on the fact that the reader finds in the printed play what directing and casting may have changed on the stage. She told the story of the play which concerns the Mayerling deaths of the Archduke Rudolph and the Baroness Mary Vet- sera. Avvcil Silence Mrs. Long in discussing "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," Robert Sherwood's new" play said that she closed the book with the awed silence which all 1 humanity feels after having been. in.the presence of something profound or something magnificent. "I felt that a well known statue had been lighted from within and that the light from the statue was What Goes on at. the Y. W. C. A.'GymS Mi$s Ann Kingsley Fapibus yCookery Expert Tells About . . 'The Pause That Refreshes" Bottled at the GLOBE-GAZETTE COOKING SCHOOL MASON CITY BOTTLING CO, Mardelle Havnen, 711 Madison avenue northwest, inspects the set of tiny figures arranged to illustrate the various activities of the Y. W. C. education department. The exhibit was arranged by Miss Etner Courtney, health education secretary, and shows dancers and sportswomen. The display may be seen at Deckers Sporting Goods. Last week it was on exhibit in Leone McGhee's tearoom window. (Photo by Lock) ;o clear and bright that the great ;oul of Abraham Lincoln had been ruly revealed to me for the first ime," she said. "It is not alone hrough gravity that Lincoln re- ·eals himself, but through his uperb' sense of humor. "The critics are unanimous in heir praise of Raymond Massey n this first production of the 'laywrights company. Life of Lincoln Mrs. Long told the story of the day which opens with Lincoln the Backwoodsman studying English grammar. In the second scene he meets Ann Rutledge, his sweet- leart, who dies soon after. The aeginning of his political career, his marriage to Mary Todd after an earlier canceling of "the plans the wedding. Mrs. Long commented on the scene in which Lincoln prays for the life of a lit,le bov and in his prayer asks for :he future of the United States and of the change in his character which comes about after that in- WIFE PRESERVERS Interior decorators advise us never to use candlesticks for decoration without candles being in them. Also never to use candlelight before sundown without drawing Ihe shades. cident. The rise of his power to his H elping the omemaker election to the presidency is depicted in the following scenes in which he answers the pull of his destiny and the play concludes ivith his farewell to his friends in Illinois. . A period, of discussion of plays and the reading of : plays followed. . ' --o.-Miss Geving Wels Ellsworth Nelson LAKE MILLS--Miss Delores Geving. daughter of Martin Geving, and Ellsworth Nelsen; son of Mr. and Mrs.' Alfred Anderson of Alden. Minn.; were married March 24 at the bride's home by the Rev. Joseph L. Knutson. The couple "was attended by Esther Nelson and Merland Geving. brother of the bride. The bride is a graduate of the local high school and until recently was employed at the Fearing Bakery. The bridegroom is employed as a trucker and they will make their home here. Preceding the ceremony Miss Esther "Nelson sang "If God Left Only You," accompanied by Alvira Balstad. Following the 'ceremony a reception for 40 relatives and friends was held at the bride's home. MAGDALENE STOFFEL WILL BE MARRIED ALGONA--Banns of matrimony were announced for the first time at the St. Cecelia's Catholic church for Magdalene Stoffel, daughter oE Mr. and Mrs. Emil Stoffel and Charles Ulfers, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ulfers, all of Algona. The marriage \vill take place at the St. Cecelia's church April 11. By MRS. ALEXANDER GEORGE Eggs Go High Uat (In Different Spring Foods)' Dinner Menu Cheese-Vegetable Souffle Broiled Pineapple Slices Baked Squash Bread Grape Jelly Apple-Celery Salad Meringue Butterscotch Pudding .Coffee Cheese-Vegetable ; Souffle 4 egg yolks 1 y? cups soft bread crumbs 11-3 cups hot milk 4 tablespoons hot cream 1 cup grated cheese \'i teaspoon salt V.t teaspoon paprika 1 cup cooked green beans . 1 tablespoon minced pimientos (optional) 1 teaspoon minced parsley 4 egg whites, beaten Mix ingredients. Pour into buttered baking dish. Bake in a pan of hot water in a slow oven for one hour. Serve in dish used in baking. Broiled Pineapple Slices 4 slices pineapple 2 tablespoons butter 1-3 cup brown sugar 'A teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons pineapple juice Place pineapple in a shallow pan. Top with butter. Bake or broil until brown. Cover with rest of ingredients and bake ten minutes. Meringrue Butterscotch Pudding 1 cup dark brown sugar J ,i cup flour ' 3 egg yolks }s teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Blend sugar with flour, yolks NSTALLATION S CONDUCTED BY DAUGHTERS Daughters of Union Veterans of the. Civil War met Monday evening at 7:45 o'clock in the 40 and 8 clubrooms for initiation and nstallation. Installing Officer of Dorothea L. Dix tent-No. 42, Mrs. H. F. Goodwin, installed Juanita Rettinghouse as eolorbearer. T h e council members are sponsoring a card party on Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock at the P. G. E. Mrs. August Hanson, patriotic instructor, will have charge of a G. A.' H. program April 6 at 7 o'clock at the P. G. and E. auditorium. The annual lag sale will be conducted April 8 and Appomatox day. April 9 is A social .hour followed with a birthday shower. The honorees, Mrs. Mary Factor. Mrs. Belle Farmer, Helen Baugh and Juanita Rettinghouse served refreshments. Social Calendar TUESDAY Masonic Social club-6:30 o'clock, Hotel Hanford, Messrs, and Mmes. B. J. Drummond, J. A. Cutler, Ralph Wilson. Clio club -' Mrs. L. A. Moore, S71 East State s t r e ' e t , Mrs. Harriet Michael, lesson. Daughters of Veterans-8 o'clock, P. G. and E. auditorium, card party, sponsored by council. Phoenician club-8 o'clock, Mrs. Ray Whorley, 23 Twelfth street southeast, lesson, Miss Kathryn Kohl. Baptist Y. W. A.-7:30 o'clock, Mrs. E. C. Sullivan, 1307 Pennsylvania a v e n u e southeast. WEDNESDAY Helpalot club-12 o'clock, Mrs. E. J. Cordle, 314 Third street northwest. St. Veronica's circle-2 o'clock, Mrs. E. F. Toinby, 1134 West State street. Order of Rainbow for Girls-1:30 o'clock. Masonic temple, -. school of instruction with initiation at 7:30 o'clock. Hook and Nee die club-7:30 o'clock, Mrs. O. K. Rhiem, 228 First street southeast. Crescent club-7:30 o'clock, Y. W. C. A., party, Conference to Be Held May 8 to 13 Program Planned for Federation's California Session WASHINGTON, D. C.--"Adjusting Democracy for Human Welfare," the keynote of the General Federation of Women's Clubs announced by the president, Mrs. Saidie Orr Dunbar, when she was elected less than a year ago, ha^ in the light of world developments, proved so prophetic in its implications, that it will dominate alt deliberations at the first council meeting of this administration which will be held in San Francisco, Cal., May 8-13. Statesmen, scholars, writers and thinkers representing the most brilliant minds of today will present varied aspects of this absorbing subject in addresses, from discussions and broadcasts. The programs of the nine major departments which will be offered, have been built around this central theme thereby insuring a closely related and thoroughly correlated program throughout the meeting. Program Plans Mrs. Frederick G. Balz, General Federation director for Indiana,-is chairman of the program committee. She announces that the department of press and publicity, Mrs. Fred R- Lufkin, chairman, will have a place on the Tuesday morning program. That afternoon the department of public welfare, Mrs. Edwin Bevens, chairman, will be presented, and that evening the program will be presented by the junior club women, Mrs. David S. Long, chairman. Kathleen Norris, the novelist, will be the speaker and her subject will be. "What Do You Want to Do?" The departments of American citizenship, Mrs. Frederick H. Clausen, chairman, and American home, Dr. Josephine L. Peirce, chairman, respectively, will be given time on the morning and afternoon programs on Wednesday. The evening session will be state presidents' night, at which each state president will be presented, but instead of short speeches by each one, a nationally known speaker will be offered. Something unusual is being planned for the radio hour on Thursday morning which will again be afforded through the courtesy of the National Broadcasting company. At the afternoon session the department of educa- Spring Bride Myrtle Cardey, Marti, chairmen. Mrs. Helen GOLDEN WEDDING IS CELEBRATED CLARKSVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. tion will present its program. Motion Pictures The fine arts department, Mrs Carl L. Schrader, chairman, wil be in charge of the evening program. With this will be combined the motion picture committee, Mrs Arretus F. Burt, chairman, and i is expected that one of the speakers on this program will be a motion picture star. The department of legislation, Mrs. Gusta\ Ketterer, chairman, is schedulec for Friday morning, and in the afternoon the department of international relations, Mrs. Frederic Beggs, chairman, will offer it program by means of a forum titled, "The Club Woman Wants tc Know. 1 ' The evening session, which wil bring the council to a close, is tra ditionally the General Federation President's night. Mrs. Dunbar i personally preparing a program which will include a national! known speaker and some unusu ally fine music. 12 Resolutions Twelve resolutions will be oi fered for the action of the Coun cil. They include: Endorsement ot the principle o flexibility in the administration o foreign policy; Commendation participation ot this government i the Inter-Governmental Commi tee on Political Refugees: Promo Miss Ann Kingsley uses Lyons Cleaners For Her Dry. Cleaning and Fur Storage Discussion AT THE GLOBE-GAZETTE COOKING SCHOOL Where you will hear an expert home economist discuss the principles of cleaning and fur storage, in a manner of great interest to every homemaker. LYONS LYONS CLEANERS - LAUNDERERS - FURRIERS SCARVILLE _ Miss Selma Wogen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Wogen, and Milton Sime, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. O. J. Sime, were married at the Bethel Lutheran church near Vinje March. 2G by the Rev. S. J. Fretheim. . The bride, given in marriage by her father, was attended by Miss Luella Wogen, sister of the ride, the maid of honor, and Miss Marjorie Sime, sister, of h e bridegroom, bridesmaid. Clarice Fure and Shirley Flo, nieces of the bridegroom, were 'lower girls. Mr. Sime was attended by his jrother, Sylvan Sime, and the jride's brother, Elvin Wogen, Wayne Sime and Stanley Wogen acted as ushers. Miss Alice Christian of Albert Lea sang "O Promise Me," ''O Perfect Love" and "I Love You Truly," accompanied by Miss Muriel Wuerflein, w h o a l s o played the wedding march. Following the ceremony a reception was given in the church parlors at which 45 guests were served dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Sime will be at home on a farm south of Kiester, Minn. ;ram outlined by the Public Saf- ty Committee of the General Fed- ration; Endorsement of principle jf the child labor provisions of the "'air Labor Standards Act; Support if the extension of protective child velfare services into every community, including aid to dependent children; Encouragement of the caching of Spanish in schools and colleges as a means of promoting better understanding between Beta Sigma Phis Elect at Meeting . Mildred Kuhlmeier ,. Is New Head Chosen by Alpha Chi Chapter Miss. Mildred Kuhlmeier was elected president of Iowa Alpha Chi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority at a meeting held Monday evening at the Hotel Hanford. Miss Kuhlmeier succeeds Miss Marian George. Other officers elected were Miss Shirley Stuart, vice president; Mrs. Claude E. Sinnett, recording secretary; Mrs. Fred Ebeling, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. William B. Hathorn. treasurer. Adopt Amendment Amendments to the constitution which had been prepared by a committee consisting of Miss Stuart, Mrs. J. E. Young and Miss Irene Fossey, were read and adopted by the chapter. "Personality and Relationship" was the title of the lesson given by Mrs. Sinnett. Her article stated that just as it is necessary for a well run business to take inventory of its stock every once in a while, so also is it. necessary for a well run life to do likewise. No Short Cuts '. "There are no magic short cuts in personality development. Personality is the quality of being somebody--and an individual's personality may be either an asset or a liability. Personality-is the result of habits both racial and individual, and habits develop whether one wishes them or not.- Care and vigilance, energetic sincerity, mental keen'ess, determination and perseverance must overcome pride, envy, jealousy and conceit as greatest security comes when an individual knows that he has within himself the power, adjustability and resourcefulness to meet anything life mav offer. Toivard,Happy Life Mrs. Sinnett included in her lesson a review of the book "Your Personality and God" by Margery Wilson. She enumerated the following 12 steps toward a goal of happy living, as outlined by this authority, giving a brief resume of each. First, we must realize that we are not alone in an unfriendly world; we must forgive everybody for everything; discover what we really picture God and salt. Add milk. Cook'until | Don Davis and son, Ronald, at- i t l o n of the celebration of citizei thick ;uid creamy in a double boil- ! tended the golden wedding anni- I £ h l P. d a y as a recognition of youth cr. Stir frequently. Add vanilla [ versary of Mrs. Davis' parents. comm S into its majority: Endorse- and pour into a shallow buttered Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Riilon of baking dish. Spread with meringue. Meringue 3 egg whites, beaten J .B teaspoon salt 'i cup confectioner's sugar Beat whites and salt until stiff. Add sugar and beat until creamy. Spread over pudding. Bake for 15 minutes in a slow oven. Serve warm or cold. --o-CHARLES CITY PAIR LICENSED TO WED OSAGE--License has been issued here to Vincent J. Ryan. 27. and Cora Hannah Hoy, 25, both of Charles City. Isn't This Why You Are Constipated? What do you eat for breakfast? Coffee, toast, maybe some eggs? What do you eat for iunch and dinner? White bread, meat, potatoes? ft's little wonder you're constipated. You probably don't cat enough, "bulk." And "bulk" doesn't mean the amount you cat. It's a kind of food that forms a soft "bulky" mass in the intestines and helps a movement. If this is your trouble, may we suggest a crunch? toasted cereal-Kellogg's A!/- Bra u-f or breakfast. All-Bran is a natural food, not a medicine -- but it's particularly rich in "bulk." Being so, it can help you not only to pci regular but to keep regular. You won't have to endure constipation, you can avoid it. Eat All-Bran daily, drink plenty of water, and lire will be brighter for you! Made by Kellogg's in Battle Creek. Edgewood. Sunday. There were 25 present at the dinner, which included all of the honored couple's children and all of their grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Davis and son left Saturday and returned some Sunday evening. MRS. ALTA STRIKER HONORED AT PARTY Phoenix Auxiliary, No. 25 L. A. P. M., honored its president, Mrs. Alta B. Striker, at a 1 o'clock pot luck luncheon Monday at the I. O. O. F. dining room on the occasion of her birthday. There were 25 present and arrangements were I in charge of Mmes. Oliver Repp, j C. C. Whitney and P. R. Donaldson. Mrs. R. 5- Kolwinska acted as toastmaster and a gift was presented to Mrs. Striker from the group by Mrs. Whitney, vice president. Cards were played following luncheon. SJUTH-WARD WESLEY -- The Will Wards have received word from their daughter, Iva Mae Ward, who lasl June went to California for employment, that she was recentlj married to J. T. Smith of Fresno Cal., where they expect to make their home, and where he is employed by the U. S. Rubber company. She was bookkeeper at the K. and H. Oil company at Wesley following her graduation from th Wesley high school and the A. I B. at Des Moines. How easy it would be to take our stand if ever we could find all of the wise, honest and good on the same side.--Dubuque Tcle- graph-Uerald. ment of the first four objectives of he National Health Program in- luding a national and state program for the expansion of public health, maternal and child health ervices. hospital and clinic facil- ties and medical services for med- cally needy persons; Endorsement 3f calendar reform on the perpetual twelve month plan of equal o.uarters, known as the World 'alendar; Proposal that the Red- vood Mountain Grove of Big Trees e acquired through purchase by the United States government for national park purposes: Endorsement of the principle of Federal aid to promote equalization of library service throughout the United States; Endorsement of the principle of federal aid for education without Federal control; Endorsement of the seven point pro- the Americas. California Night Mrs. Duncan S. Robinson, presi-~ Sent of thefCalifornia Federation"/ and Mrs. Edward Dexter Knight are co-chairmen of local arrangements. Dr. Clara B. Burdette is lonorary chairman, and serving on .he committee are two past presidents of the federation, Mrs. Thomas G. Winter and Mrs. Josiah Svans Cowles. The opening night of the meeting will fao California night with addresses of welcome by the governor of the state, the mayor of San Francisco, and California Federation officials. A dinner for the board of directors will precede the program and the evening will end with a reception to honor Mrs. Dunbar. Informal social affairs and tours to points of interest will be enjoyed throughout the week and on the final day, known as plav day, the visiting club women will he taken on a boat trip on San Francisco Bay. through Golden Gate for a view of the great new bridges and finally to Treasure Island, where already the Golden Gate International exposition is in full swing. Immediately following the Council, Mrs. Dunbar will head a group of club women who will make a tour of Alaska, sailing from Seattle, May 16, aboard the SS Mount McKinley, returning Mav 27. --o-Rowan Couple Wed :or 25 Years Feted ROWAN--About 30 relatives of e Drury family gathered in the some of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Drury in Dows. honoring the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Hadley and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Drury of Rowan. The anniversary dinner was served by the relatives. to be; find our :place and destiny; get a better.. sense ofvtiming for .charm; .realize Jthe 'Circumstances know our own" belief in immor-^ : tality; know our nature and source of energy; understand that life is not a wrestling match between good and evil; increase our sense of bountiful supply by giving ;omething away at least once a month; and last but not least generate enthusiasm. In conclusion, she stated that 'we must have faith in the integrity of the universe and .sec that we have everything we require to solve our every problem. Waste no time complaining about life. Get up and do something to discover its endless possibilities." COUPLES GRANTED LICENSES TO WED NEW HAMPTON--James Me- * FRESH PENNINE That's the way y o u ' l l f e e l when we clean t h o s e garments w i t h o u r odorjess system. PHONE 349 BAND BOX CLEANERS Curdy, 21, Fremont and Marie Anderson, 19, Oskaloosa; Roy Welch, 24, Spencer, and Mabel Myhre, 25, Kensetl: Clarence W. Brinkman. 35, Austin. Minn., and Lilah A. Marvin, 33. Redwood Falls, Minn.; Frank Herald, 22, Clarton. Pa., and Ella Marie McCann, 22, Chariton; Clarence A. Brock, 32, Brandon and Leona M. Hepker, 25, Walker; C. D. Quackenbush, 47, Winnebago. Minn., and Emma Underwood, 49, Pontiac, Mich., have been licensed to wed. MISS HELEN' SIIATEK TO BE MARRIED ALTA VISTA--Banns for the aoproaching marriage of Miss Helen Shatek. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vince Shatek of Lourdes and Cletus Huegcl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Huegel, were announced at St. Bernard's Catholic church here Sunday. Six new Kansas oil pools were discovered in the first two months of 1939. COURTESV AND SATISFACTION WITH EVERY PURCHASE Singing the Blues [Wearing Navy Blue $·795 Others $12.95 fo $19.95 Basque and Jacket frocks with lingerie touches -- flared and swinging skirts. All sizes. COATS and TOPPERS Bright and dark colors for spring in swagger -- boxy and fitted styles. Sizes 12 to 42. Priced at §5.95 to $12.95 "SEE YOU TOMORROW"

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