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THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1945 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Mason City Garden Club Membership Drive . Gets Under Way Polio Fight Is Shared by Women Women are doing a superb job In every phase of national life today and their effort in the fight against infantile paralysis is one of the brighest spots in the whole tapestry of service, according to Mary Pickford, chairman of the women's division of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. Last summer the women oÂ£ America more than proved their value as "Front Liners" in fighting one of the worst epidemics of polio that ever struck our children. In its toll of victims and intensity of attack, the 1944 outbreak of the disease was seconc only to the terrible epidemic o: 1916. But 1944 found America strongly prepared to meet that attack and wherever the Crippler struck our women were active in th counterattack. Their valiant ef forts were invaluable to the sue cessful handling of the epidemic An Â· outstanding example o women's participation in the poli war "may be found in North Car olina. Somewhat in advance o the usual season, that state wa suddenly stricken with an api demic outbreak that swept tii Piedmont area. Existing hospita facilities were unable to cope wit the flood of polio. ; To uphold the National Foun dation's pledge of aid to all poli victims regardless of age, rac creed or color, an emergenc hospital was created within thre days, from a children's summe camp. Women of that epidem area were of great help in the sui ssful operation of the hospital. Mothers of stricken youngsters rought their children to the hos- tal and stayed' to work--as urses, ward helpers, in the kit- len and dining room. Before the tchen was built, housewives ooked food in their own kitchens nd brought it to the hospital Other young women did office ork and kept parents advised of hildren's progress. Even paroled omen prisoners volunteered for ospital housework. And women f the community flocked to Red ross sewing rooms to help with le task of making hospital garments. Not only in North Carolina, but hroughout the United States, herever there was an outbreak f infantile paralysis, the women f America were volunteer sol- iers in the polio war. " v Members of the women's divis- on of The National Foundation or Infantile Paralysis, working hrough the county chapters of the rganization, more than proved heir worth as "Front Liners," and t is very heartening to know tha wherever infantile paralysis may trike in 1945, the women o America will be prepared to com- at that attack under the leadership of the National Foundation The funds through which the National Foundation carries on its work are derived from the cam aaign held each January in cele bration of the president's birth day. FREERKS-WEDEKING Clarksville--Mr. and Mrs. Ar thur Wedeking are announcing th marriage of their daughter, La Vonne, to Pfc. Clarence B J'reerks, which will take place Jan 25 at the Evangelical church Clarksville. MARRY AT HOT SPRINGS--One of the returnee couples married in a double wedding ceremony was Miss Darlene Lois Thorson, daughter of Mr. and I$rs. O. C. Thorson, and S/Sgt. Arlon L. Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Hanson, all of Kanawha. Chaplain John L. Dodge performed the ceremony in the chapel of the army ground and service forces redistribution station, Hot Springs, Ark., on Jan. 18. Miss Thorson, who was given in marriage by Capt. Albert Graves, in the absence of her father, wore a white dress and a corsage of rosebuds. Miss Emma Jean Hunt of Hot Springs was her only attendant. Best man was S/Sgt. Irwin Bosman who served overseas in the southwest Pacific with S/Sgt. Hanson. The other couple to be married at the ceremony was Miss Marjorie Ellithorpe and Pvt. Elroy A. James of Houston, Tex. The couples cut their wedding cakes at a reception following the wedding. The bridegrooms are returnees at the Hot Springs station, and the couples will be at the Arlington hotel, one of the 4 hotels, housing the installation. Theodore Albert Rix Married in I E. Rix have received announcement of the marriage of their son, Tech. Sgt. Theodore Albert Rix, arrived collection of man-tailored and dressmaker suits in all-wool f a b r i c s . 3 SOUTH FEDERAL Chester, England. The wedding took place in Chester, Eng., Dec. 4, 1944. Tech Sgt. Rix has been in the service 44 months and has spent 32 months overseas. The bride is employed by a firm of aircraft and precision engineers as a switchboard operator and receptionist. Sgt. Rix is a graduate of Cresco high school and before going into service was deputy clerk of Howard county. --o-BITS ABOUT 'EM W. O. Margery Pickett, director of the WAC band at Fort Oglethorpe, has returned to her duties after spending a furlough with her father, Ray Pickett, 921 4th S. W. Linen, Silk ! Come Back to Market By DOROTHY ROE AP Fashion Editor Some fabrics long absent from the American fashion scene are beginning to trickle back--not in quantity, it's true, but enough to remind us that there are such things as pure silk and pure linen. Spring collections of New York designers were 1 notable for the amount of pure silk shown by many top houses, made up into handsome suits a n d summer fiocks. Now comes the news that Irish linen is with us once more,- in a limited number of resort dresses styled by top sportswear houses. In handling both the silk and the linen, designers have relied on the beauty of the fabric to achieve their effects, presenting, the precious materials in beautifully simple styles and in soft pastel colors. Irish linen is shown in pale blue, pink, aqua, yellow, and natural for resort wear, with a little navy and brown for town dresses. bne designer has used natural linen for a simple Â§ dress with a high round neckline and short cap sleeves, unadorned except for a white bow appliqued on the right shoulder and on the center front of the waistline. Another has worked sheer handkerchief linen into a smart town frock of navy blue, set off with a crisp white collar in sawtooth motif which is repeated on the short sleeves. The linen frocks, as well as the silk, are limited in number, but serve as forerunners of better things to come--after the war. --0-- Mrs: Dwane Dreher and son, Harold, have returned from New York where they visited Coxswain Dwane Drsher who has now gone to sea. Mrs*; Dreher is the former Marjorie Wolff and will reside at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wolff, 1220 Kentucky S. E. --0-- NAVY MOTHERS MEET TO SEW Ten pairs of bedroom slippers were cut out and sewed at the meeting of the Navy Mothers club at the home of Mrs. Frank Law, 1410 East State, with 14 members present. The next meeting will be Feb. 3 at the home of Mrs. Wilbur Angell. This will be an all day sewing session with a pot luck lunch at noon. Mrs. C. J. Day welfare chairman. ENGAGEMENT REVEALED--Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Knapp, 622 North Federal, announce the engagement and approaching marriage, of their daughter, Kathryn Ann, to Tech. Sgt. Ronald W. Mahlstadt, U. S. marine corps, son of Mr. and' Mrs. William Mahlstadt qÂ£ Clarinda. THURSDAY T. W. C. A.-6:30, Y. W. C. A. St. Monica's circle-7:30, Mrs. Catherine Heardon, .503 5th S. W. Bundles for Britain-7:30, 814 Foresters building. St. Ursula's circle-8, Mrs. Marlowe Burke, 329 14th C "C* Baptist Y. W. A.-8, Mrs: C. ,B. Evans, 712 9th N.-E..: ..-*.-Â·'.Â· :.'Â·Â·.' ..: ..."Â· Bethlehem Mary circle-8, Mrs. Ralph Slangier, 932 8th N. E. , K. N. A.-8, Moose hall. Anchor Encampment-: 8, I. p. O. F. hall. Baptist D. O. A.-8, Mrs. V i r g i l Overturf, 338 9th N. E. St. Suzanna's circli Geistlingers Have Birthday Parties Jackie Geistlinger, 541 4th S. E., was honored at a party given Wednesday afternoon at his home on his 7th birthday. Guests included James, Ronald and Donald Grcll, Kaye Fiala, George and Johnny Challas. In the evening, he shared honors with his father, Jack Geistlinger, whose birthday is Thursday at a dinner. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Grell, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Grell, Mr. arid Mrs. Norman Grell and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Grell and families, Mr. and- Mrs. Everett Gerard, M. Sgt. Robert"- M. Schultz, home on furlough from Italy, Gust Lade of Garner, Miss Alitza Matuza and Miss Evelyn Pitman. U. S. \V. MADISON DIVISION MEETS U. S. W. Madison division met Tuesday at Our Saviour's Lutheran church with 21 members and 2 guests present. quilt blocks were Slippers cut and and dis- Committees v ; Are Named | for Season ! Committees for the coming season have been named by Safford'^ Lock, president of the Mason City Garden club, and a membership drive is already underway in preparation for the new year! Serving with Mr. Lock as officers are Mrs. W. H. Nicholas, vice president; and Mrs. Loren Beck, secretary-treasurer. Mrs. W. D. Pedelty has been named chairman oÂ£ the program committee which also includes Mrs. M. C. Laws on and Miss Dorothy Burch. Mrs. J. S. Asbury heads the membership committee composed of L. S. Sanders and Mrs. W. A. Cagle and Mrs. R. L. Goltz is publicity chairman, assisted by D. W. McCallum and Miss Eleanor Mclaughlin. Mrs. W. T. Sinnard is historian. Victory gardening will be an important part of the Garden club's program this year and Boyd Walter is chairman of the victory g'ar- :i den committee for the club, assisted by Charlie Weaver arid L. V. Lee. The social committee will include Mrs. J. B. Cabanis, chairman, Mrs. 'Howard O'Leary and Mrs. D- H. Fitzpatrick and Hay Whorley will act as chairman of prizes. --0-- x Woman's Relief Corps Social Circle Meets ; There were 23 members and 5 visitors present for the Woman's Reliet Corps social circle meeting Wednesday afternoon at the Legion hall. Mrs. Abbie Layman pre-sided. . The corps voted to accept an in- | vltation to the patriotic tea spon-'Â· sored by the Legion Auxiliary on Feb. 20. Birthdays celebrated were those of Mrs,. Abbie Moorhouse, -| Miss Anna Meule and Mrs. Clara Hayter. 'At the next corps meeting on J-, Feb. 6 an observance of Lincoln .* and Washington's, birthday anni- , versaries will be recognized with ; tributed for sewing. Mrs. George Gettman and Mrs. Oliver Torkelson acted as hostesses. The next meeting will be Feb. 12'. SAVE MORE GET EXTRA SAVE MORE GET EXTRA USED RED FATS-POINTS ffe MKllBVot SORETHROAT do* to * cold.. .let alittle time-tested VapoRub melt * m m f* *Â£ A ...works fine! If V A P O R U B now .*. kill home odors Brings outdoor freshness into stuffy, smelly rooms in 30 seconds. Destroys odors . . . does not mask one odor with another. OrfacFrvin Air It alia available in Th*cÂ«n- vÂ«nl*nl, auto- malic Vapar- lxÂ»r, far VOV* 8, Mrs. Leo King, 203 26th S. W. Mason City High School P. T. A.-87 Music hall. O. T. club-8:15, Mrs. Jack Morgan, 205- 3rd N. E. FRIDAY Red Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln sewing room; l':15 to 4rl5, surgical dressings room, 12 Delaware S. E. First Methodist W. S. C. S.-1, church. Congregational Women's guild-1, group 1, Mrs. A, H. Packard, 1201 3rd S. W.; group 2, Mrs. R. L. Jackson, 76 Crescent drive; group 3, Mrs. W. E. Long, 32 5th N. W.; group 4, Mrs. H. L. Knesel, 120 4th N. \V.; group 5, Mrs. Grant McGowan, 1402 Plymouth road; group 6, church. TJ. S. W. McKinley-Harding division-1-30, Mrs. A. Oliver, 929 Jersey N. E. . i Our Saviour's Dorcas circle--Â· ! 1:30, church. First Christian Women's council-1:30, group 3, Mrs. R. J. Birch, 807 Washington N. W.; group 6, Mrs. W. H. Boyd; 2:, group 1, Mrs. C. Connelly, 510 Washington S. W.; group 2, Mrs. A. Lee Long, 213 5th N. W.; group 4, Mrs. W. L. Angell, 1532 Hampshire N. E.; group 5, Mrs. C. H. Stevens. 936 Pennsylvania N. E. Whipple Guild (Episcopal)-2, Mrs. S. R. Bowen, 103 Connecticut S. E. Progressive club-Mrs. Gertrude Bauer. Joint Labor legislative j committee-7:30, Labor hall. Roosevelt Elementary P. T. A.-7:45, Roosevelt junior high cafeteria. Kill Kare Klub-Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bistline. First Presbyterian Women's association-8, parish house. Pleasant Ridge club-Mr. and Mrs. John Heinselman St. Anne's guild (Episcopal)-2. Mrs. G. S. Avery, 30',- 2nd N. E. Rainbow Girls-7:30, Masonic temple. Clarksville--Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bates of Cleveland, Ohio,- are the parents of a son born Jan. 16 The mother was formerly Wanda Molsberry of Clarksville. --0-SAVE MORE GET EXTRA USED RED FATS- POINTS USED RED FATS a program. ' * M Refreshments were served by HI the officers who are Mrs. Layman,,-j| Mrs. Margaret Johnson, Mrs. E.;:" Sweeney and Mrs. Emma Duncan.) SAVE MORE POINTS 1 GET EXTRA USED FATS--Â·Â· I RED POINTS; Splendid Cough Syrup Easily Mixed at Home It's So Easy! Makes a Big Saving. No Cooking. To get quick and satisfying relief from coughs due to colds, mix this recipe in your own kitchen. Once tried you'll never be without it, and it's so simple and easy. c First, make a syrup by stirring cups granulated sugar and one cup of water a few moments,until dissolved. A child could do it. No cooking needed Or you can use corn syrup or liquid honey, instead of sugar syrup. Then fret 2^2 ounces of Pinex from any dnigsrist. This is a special compound ot proven ingredients, in con- centrated, form, known for its effect on, throat and bronchial membranes. Put the Pinex Into a pint bottle, and add your syrup. Thus you make a full pint of really splendid medicine and you get about four times as much for your money. It neverspoils. and children love its pleasant taste. And for quick, blessed relief, it is amazing. You can feel it take hold in away that means business. It loosens phlegm, soothes the irritated membranes, and. eases the soreness. Tbusit makes breathing- easy, and let's you get restful sleep. Just try it,andifnot pleased, your money will be refunded. Â«riÂ». Â· Economical Â· HarmlMl Â· Stalnfm raann Co.. 1M Western Ave., navenport, Ij. JEANETTE MILLER TO BE MARRIED West Union--Mr. and Mrs. Mik Miller, Strawberry Point, an nounce the approaching marriag of their daughter, Jeanette, t Emory Christensen, son of Mr. an Mrs. Morris Christensen, Wes Union. The ceremony will be per formed Jan. 31, at Methodis church at Strawberry Point. SAVE MORE GET EXTRA USED RED FATS-POINT January Clearance I remendous savings on FUR COATS Buy for now and next year too We don't sell cheap coats but we are selling fine quality coats at greatly reduced prices. 26-28 East State St.