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April 28, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 28 1936 WOMAN'S CLUB HEARS TALK ON. ART OF GOOD LISTENING Mrs. Hathorn Speaker for Department Ruth and Allegra Swingen Present Piano Numbers at Meeting. Members of the Woman's club music department gathered at the Y. W. C. A. Monday evening for a lecture on "The Art of Appreciating Music" by Mrs. ,W. H. Hathorn, assisted by Miss Ruth Swingen and Miss Allegra Swingen, pianists. In beginning her talk, Mrs. Hathorn spoke of the work which the Federation of Women's clubs has done in helping women to appreciate music. "People are more eager to see than to hear," she said. "They live in a closed room and we are trying to open doors for them. The pioneers had to leave culture behind them when they came out west to settle this country. Now We are catching up with culture." Alive to Rhythm. Mrs. Hathorn told of the folk music of this country, pointing out that we have no national music because we are a polyglot nation. "All music is founded on rhythm, melody and harmony," she said. "Rhythm appeals to the foot listeners. The world is alive to rhythm and when we fall out of rhythm, it is detrimental to us. Melody makes a pattern of music and harmony helps fill out the pattern. "Anyone can have fun listening to music, but it is more fun when you know the rules. There is a deepening interest in music now. The coming generation is organized into rhythm bands in the kindergarten and taught to play instruments in school but it is only since 1910 that tfiere has been any public school music. The idea that people ought to know something about music is a recent one. To enjoy life is to .appreciate the things that are a part of life. Musical Intcllecutals. "The minnesingers and troubadours went from northern Spain and southern France over Europe and their songs changed according to the character of the people whom they visited. Later came the musical intellectuals of the world who founded absolute music which needs no title or explanation, but depends on pattern for its appeal. The sonata "is a composition for one instrument with the pattern remaining the same throughout. The concerto is the same, written for two instruments and the symphony for many instruments. "After the period of classic-music came the reformers who brought in the romantic period in which suites, noctournes, serenades and songs without words were written. We should be tolerant of modem To Wed in May Miss Beulah Woodworth, daughter of Mrs. L. L. Woodworth, 807 Twelfth street northeast, and Bernard J. Logan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Logan of Dougherty, have set May 6 as the date for their wedding which will take place at the Holy Family church. Miss Woodworth, a graduate of the Rudd high school and Hamiltons and has been employed at the Humphrey Finance company. Mr. Logan was graduated from the Dougherty high school and Hamilton's and is employed in the office of the Lehigh Cement plant. They will make their home for the summer at Clear Lake. {Photo by Russell) music and listen to it. If it is good, it will live and if not, it will sluff off. Ruth Swingen played two hymns indicating the difference between those of the early church and the type sung today. "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" and a modern Sunday school hymn were used to il- ustrate this. Allegra Swingen ilayed "The Village Musician" by ?toye, demonstrating the style of the old folk dance, and "Sonata in D Major" by Haydn. In the latter number she played the main theme and the subordinate theme of the irst movement, before playing the selection through. "Impromptu in A Flat Major" by Schubert and "Song Without Words" by Mendelssohn were layed by Allegra Swingen and 'Spozlozie" by Lizst and "The Sunken Cathedral" by Debussy by Ruti Swingen. The program was concluded by Allegra Swingen who played the Charlie Chaplin number from "The Hollywood Suite" by Cadman. LUCKY LINDY CLUB PLANS MEETING Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Woodward will entertain the Lucky Lindy club at a meeting Friday at their home. B R O W N L A B E L High Quality, Low Cost At Your Grocer's in % and % Ib. Packages ALADA" TEA WE PRESENT The New Style Rage for the Hostess Early American WOODWARE Made By "Three Mountaineers" Good Old Fashioned Designs, Alcoholic and Water Resistant · SERVING TRAYS · SALAD BOWLS · OLIVE BOWLS « MEAL BOXES An Excellent Mother's Day Gift Remember Mother -- May 10 Here you'll find the finest Mother's Day and Graduation Remembrance Cards YELLAND HANES NORTH .IOWA'S LARGEST BOOK and GIFT STORE 11-13 East State Street Phone 400 Graduating Class Hears Fred Cram Hamilton School of Commerce Has Semi-Annual Commencement. "Visions of Today" was the topic of the address given by Fred D. Cram, associate professor of education at Iowa State Teachers college. Cedar Falls, Monday evening at the semi-annual graduation exercises of the Hamilton School of Commerce. The program opened with three selections by the Hamilton girls' sextet, "Within a Dreaming Harbor," "In the Luxembourg Garden" and "Strummin' on the 01' Banjo," followed by "Writing the Record" by Margie A. Rouse, a member of the class. James Stinehart played "Serenade Badine" and Ward E. Hamilton, president of the school presented the class pins, credentials and diplomas. Members of blass. Ruth T. Hille and Barbara Walker were graduated in the stenographic course; Edward J. McLaughlin and Alice E. Tallma'n, junior accounting course; Mildred M. Barfar, Vera Benson, Max Clausen. Catherine V. Delaney, Marion L. Hanks, Norma E. Larson. Ruth H. Stilwell and Catherine C. Streit, secretarial; Orel M. Bastwold, Norris S. Groth, Anna H. Jones, Pauline G. Klassy, Margie A. Rouse and . Dale" L. Schroeder, general business course; Catherine R. Barnes and Neal E. Kimm, executive secretarial course, and Merlin L McGowan, administrative accounting course. " The present is ever slipping into the past--as rapidly as it emerges from the future,'" Mr. Cram quoted from Schleiermacher, advising the ·raduates to appreciate fully the thought that all heaven holds for them and all the earth holds for them is within them and that it is what is within them, acting constantly upon what is without that makes them what they are. .No More Alibis. "There isn't any use in laying your troubles on the shoulders of jthers. There isn't any use in making alibis or starting sentences with 'if It doesn't go with those who have the guidance of others. Feelings that seem to be forced on us are our own free doings. Throughout all be ever mindful of your inner self. Each man is made to represent humanity in his own way." "Isn't it strange that'no two faces are alike ? You know people by name. You know them because they belong there. You never get them mixed up Isn't it strange how little confusion there really is? They have been built into this great structure by their own natural powers from within. From our own selves, we get that material upon which we build-that upon which v ou are building is yours. It is unique. I have no way to tell whether the smell of that red rose smells the same to you. We are certainly unique beings. We are lonesome. We live our own lives. We build not from that which comes rrom without, but that which comes from within excepting that we are guided and nourished by others contributions. They hold up something to us that we need. "Each of us takes his place in the world and goes on from there little realizing or understanding the process. There is no force outside of us that can bring honesty, dependability, stability. I heard a definition of character which came from a man by the name of Fairbanks-to me it is a beautiful definition, 'Character is the sum total of the flowers that blossom in the garden of the human soul.' Garden of Soul. "Where is the garden of the hu- Soloists Wednesday Night MRS. B. RAYMOND WESTON MARIAN VAN NESS OSCAR LARSON . These three artists will be featured in a concert to be presented at 8:20 o'clock Wednesday evening in the high school auditorium by the Civic quartet in the Civic orchestra concert series. Mrs. B. Raymond Weston, soprano, will sing a group of four numbers, Miss Marian Van Ness harpist, will present two numbers and Oscar Larson of Albert Lea, violinist, will offer two numbers. The concluding number will be by Mrs. Weston with harp, piano and. string quartet. man soul ? The human soul is within. This philosophy was given 200 years ago by Mr. Schlderma- cher and today it is true. 'Show me a man who is content with his material existence and I will show you a man who never has anything else but a-material existence.' Quoting again from Mr. Schleier- macher, he said, 'No power is ever lost unless you repress it within yourself and leave it.' Mr. Cram said leisure in his opinion is of three kinds. People who know what leisure ought to be used for, and use it for recreation; people who think of leisure as an opportunity to get away from the thing that they have been doing and do something else that is'equally worthwhile; people who do nothing during leisure hours --they dissipate their leisure time and come back to life's realities worse off than when they left them. Mr. Cram said, "Remember that the job you can do is very important. We couldn't get along without you. We are each one of us'impor- WCHARD SALON AVENUE. NEW YOST Visits our toiletries section this week , , bringing new beauty to you in her cssiona! counsel on the correct use S P E C I A L ! D U S A R R Y ROSE CREAM MASK mparts dow to the skin. tant, and if you .don't believe it, take out a cog of your new automobile and see what happens. The office is no stronger than the weakest person in that office. Resolve that you are not going to be that weakest person. "You are coming to your testing period--your pai'ents and friends are going to be proud of you. Mr". Cram closed with this last quotation from Mr. Schleiermacher, "Wherfor begin at once your life eternal in the constant contemplation of your own true being." SOCIAL CALENDAR TUESDAY T. N. T. club-6:30 o'clock, Y. W. C. A. Baptist Y. W. A.-6:30 o'clock, Miss Agnes Comptcxn, 8 Second street southeast, pot luck luncheon. Triple D. club-- Holy Family Ladies Aid Gives Play "Johnny Grows Up" Provides Entertaining Evening for Audience. "Johnny Grows Up," comedy in three acts, presented Monday night in the high school auditorium by the Holy Family Ladies Aid, provided an entertaining evening; for those who attended it. The performance proved satisfactory evidence of Miss Bee Lynch's ability as a director and indicated the dramatic talents of members of the cast. The plot concerns the Stephens family who find their finances in a precarious condition because of the illness of Mr. Stephens, played by Ralph McCarron. Mrs. Stephens was portrayed toy Mrs. Tim Phalen and their children, Johnny, Betty and Gracie, were done by Boh Callahan, Mrs. Victor Glass and Margaret Fritz. All performed their parts with ease and gave, a pleasing interpretation of the average American family. Play Well Cast. E. J. McCann appeared as the kindly Dr. Bates who helps the family out of its difficulties. Dennis Cross was Roger McCJain, Betty's admirer and Dorothea Hebel was his young sister. Louis Garfin appeared .15 Ralph Johnson, a friend of John ny, and Mrs. Harry Neu was Mrs. Johnson. Others in the cast were Dorothy Harrer. Betty Lawson, Ina Mae Ivin, Roy Young and Bob Burgraff. When the Stephens children learn tli.-.'. their father is very ill and- m; .. go to California for his health, they muster their resources to come to the family's aid. Further complication is added by the fact that Johnny has borrowed $25 from Ralph Johnson, a friend. He will not tell what he used the money for, but insists that he will pay it back on the appointed day. Wins First Prize. The play ends happily when it is revealed that he bought coffee with the money to get coupons to use in entering a coffee slogan contest. He peddles the coffee to earn back the $25 so he can return it and then discovers that he has won 51,000, first prize in the contest, solving the family's financial problems. The members of the cast turned in satisfactory performances in every instance. The play was enlivened by a-tap dance by Dennis Cross and the singing of popular songs, 'with Ralph Geer as accompanist. Between acts Mickey Cross and i Bobby Carroll tap danced, accompanied by Mr. Geer, and Miss Kathryn Ann Knapp gave a dance number, accompanied by Jimmy Fleming. .;. . No More Frightened Bridegrooms; They Like Being Married NEW YORK, Iff)--Note to June brides:--"Men enjoy a wedding more than they used to, brides scarcely ever weep nowadays, and brides' mothers are getting younger." This came Tuesday from Marie Coudert'Brennig, who has been supervising weddings for six years and is a sort of all-around errand girl to cupid. She runs a special bureau to aid in planning and carrying out weddings. "I haven't seen a frightened bridegroom for ages," said Miss Brennig. "Men. actually have begun to enjoy their weddings! Wedding Told Announcement is-made of the wedding of Miss Millie Richey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Richey, Clear Lake, and Earl Harding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Harding of Clear Lake, which took place March 22 at Owatonna, Minn. They were attended by Miss Minnie Lenning of Clear Lake and Roy Findley of Mason City. The bride wore a blue tailored dress with brown accessories and the bridesmaid was attired in a black and white satin suit with matching accessories. Mrs. Harding who is a graduate of the Manly high school and Iowa State Teachers college at Cedar Falls has been employed as tearoom mariager for Ford-Hopkins. Mr. Harding, a graduate of the Clear Lake high school, is employed at the Surf. WHITE-PETERSON GRAFTON--Miss Ruth Peterson daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Peterson of Kensett, was married to Arthur White, son of Mr. and Mrs. John White, Sunday afternoon at the Little Brown church by the Rev. William Kent. The attendants were Norma Madera and Robert Peterson, brother of the bride. A reception was held at the home of the bridegroom for close relatives. Anniversary Marked With Program Given by Crusaders Club The work of Nano Nagle in establishing the Sisters of Presentation was explained to St. Joseph Crusaders in their meeting on April 27. The meeting was commemorative of the hundred fifty-second anniversary of Miss Nagle's death. Catherine Hughes, attired in the peasant dress first worn by the Sisters of the Presentation, represented Nano Nagle. In her talk she explained the reason for the secular dress. The romance and adventure of Miss Nagle's life were the subject o f Mary Freudenberg's paper. Louise Edel showed that the spirit animating the founder was the sams as that which should quicken every crusader. The work of Nano Nagle's followers in the mid-west was presented in Dolores Jansen's talk. Two poems, one a' tribute by Brian O'Higgins and the other portraying the vocation of Nano Nagle, were recited by Mary Lukes and Dorothy Kelly. Mary DeRock depicted conditions of Irish life under the penal laws, conditions which prompted Miss Nagle's foundations. MB. AND MRS. JONES GIVEN SURPRISE PARTY Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jones, 2314. North Federal avenue, celebrated their thirty-second wedding anniversary Monday when 20 friends and neighbors gathered at their home to surprise them. Mr. and Mrs. Jones found the guests and dinner awaiting them when they returned to their home at 6:30 o'clock. After dinner, 500 was plyaed with prizes going to Mrs. S. A. Bemis and Clyde Russell, high, and Mrs. Frank Kuhn and Mr. Bemis, low. At the close of the evening, a gift was presented to Mr. and Mrs. Jones. MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED TO COUPLES A L L I S O N--Marriage licenses were issued here to Theodore Frederick Ubben, 24, Dumont and Evelyn Rowson, 19: and to Fred J. Lind- arnan, 26, Wellsburg, and Fannie Flesner, 24, Aplington. SMARTER STYLES, BETTER QUALITY FOR LESS -- SINCE 1920 tOUSTESY AMD SATIEPACTHW WIM WMW »O»CH«E 7:30 o'clock, Jefferson Amber roorn "One reason is that wedding-s go A. 4. U. W.-- off. today with few .hitches. The 7 o'clock, library assembly. country gradually is realizing that it rhoenician club-- | takes three months' planning to ex- 8 o'clock. Miss Margaret Rule, ecute a perfect wedding." hostess, Miss Dikka Moen, lesson. American Legion auxiliary-8 o'clock, 40 and S cMbrooms, JS SUED AT OSAGE--Licenses have been issued here to 'Dorothy Toms, 19, Mitchell, and Albion Decklever, 22, Osage; Howard Kittleson, 21, St. benefit card party. WEDNESDAY St. Katherwe's Guild-1 o'clock, Mrs. Tom Wells, 1206 First street northwest. O. T. T. club-1 o'c!6ck, Ford Hopkins, Mrs. Paul Cota, chairman. Hadassah Literary- club-Jewish community center. "Unmaking of a Russian'' ' and "T Write As I Please." Curtis Yel- -l.ind. Tabernacle society-2:30 o'clock. St. Joseph's parish hall, Mrs. John Hrubetz. Mrs. Harry Neu, hostesses. B. and O. circle-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. Harold Barn- man, 1226 President avenue northwest. R. B, club-7 o'clock. Amber room, Mrs. Lloyd Barrett, hostess. Crescent club-S o'clock, Y. W. C. A., scavenger hunt, Bernice Reynolds, chairman. Helpalot club-Mrs. Audrey Russell. 13S Twenly- second street southeast, handkerchief shower. Bridge club-1 o'clock. Mrs. C. M. Franchere. 930 Madison avenue northwest. \V. K. C.-7:30 o'clock, P. G. and E. auditorium, benefit card party. MEKIOLL-KNEISEL RUDD--Miss Dolorus Kneisel and William Merrill were married Saturday afternoon at Eldora. Both are employed at the Chris Tictz home [east of town. Paul, Minn., and Peggy Qurley, 21, Minneapolis, Minn. Month-End Reductions i Endeavoring to close-out some of our depleted lots of Coats, Suits, Dresses and Hats. Choose now ot these new price levels. COATS-$9.95-$13.95 \ Sport and Dress Coats in a group of smart, new styles. * Sizes for women and misses. Shades in Gray, Brown, Navy and Black. COMPARE THESE MONTH-END VALUES! SUITS - $7.75 - $15.95 Mixtures, plaids and plain fabrics in sizes from 12 to 40. Swaggers, tailored and fitted styles in all colors. COMPARE THESE MONTH-END VALUES! DRESSES-$5.95-$9.95 Silks, prints, sheers and washables. Discontinued lots in almost every color and style. Sizes from 12 to 48. Nowhere such values. COMPARE THESE MONTH-END VALUES! HATS-$1.00-$2.59 Early spring hats in the dark colorings. AM that's new in fabric, color and style are here at these prices. COMPARE THESE MONTH-END VALUES.' "SEE YOU TOMORROW" HURRAY! NOT YE DISCOVERED GREASE LESS WAY ro WASH DISHES. ONLY DO DISHES COME SHINY-BRIGHT, they don't have a greasy film left on them. That's because Rinse's rich suds absorb the grease--make every tit of it vanish completely. And though Rinso suds ire sorichzndactive that thcyget rid of grease in double-quick time-- they're kind to hands. In tub washing, Rinso's creamy suds net clothes 4 or 5 shades whiter and brighter without scrubbing or boiling. The makers of 53 famous washing machines recommend Rinso. It's economical--a little goes so far. Get the BIG thrifty box. Rich, lasting suds--even in hardest water Appmed liy Good Housekeeping Institute TUNE IX on Rtnso radio proprftm featuring Ken Murray with Phil Regan. Orchestra: R'lss Morpan ami his Liftboys. Every Tuesday at S:3 P. M. (E.D.T.) over Columbia Network.

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