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April 30, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 30 1936 LISTENERS ARE ENCHANTED BY CHAMBER MUSIC PROGRAM Civic String Ensemble in Presentation Mrs. Weston, Miss Van Ness Mr. Larson Soloists on Program. The delicate cadenza of a violin, rippling arpeggios by a harp and then the sonorous chords from string quartet and piano, providing a fitting introduction for a beautiful soprano solo--these were characteristics of one of the numbers Wednesday night in a concert in the Civic orchestra series. The concert, 'presented by the Civic string quartet, was one of de-. lightful variety and marked a high point in programs given by local talent. Each of the artists participating in this chamber music recital gave an admirable performance. Enthusiastic applause was accorded by the crowd which beard the concert in the high school auditorium. Ensemble Number. The high point in Uie program ·tvas reached in the concluding group which the artists presented as an ensemble, forming a well balanced combination with each feeling the same rich interpretation of the numbers. Participating in this were the string quartet. Miss Marian Van Ness, harpist; Mrs. Morris Laird, pianist, and Mrs. B. Raymond Weston, the soprano soloist. Four Indian love lyrics by Amy Woodford Finden were presented by this group, which injected the full coloring, effective interpretation and fine delicate phrasing embodied in the characteristic numbers. They were "Temple Bells," "Less Than the Dust," "Kashmiri Song" and " 'Til I Awake." The instrumentalists subjected themselves individually to a harmonious whole so that an exceptional accompaniment was furnished for the soloist. Single Instrument. Over this background of rich harmony, soared the sweet voice of Mrs. Weston, providing just the right quality to make musical perfection and completeness. Members of the string quartet, who played as a single instrument for a oneness of melody, were J. M. Power, the director of the Civic orchestra, first violin; Joe Manning, second violin; Dr. G. W. Cady, viola. . and Mrs. J. M. Power, cello. The first number was Mozart's "Quartet No. 17" in three movements, which wag played with finish. Next on the program'were four solos by Mrs. Weston. Sung with spirit and warm feeling, these included "Hills of Gruzia" by Medni- koff, "The Unforseen" by Cyril WIFE PRESERVERS to fry or brown Scott, "In the Luxembourg Gardens" by Kathleen Lockhart Manning and "A Feast of Lanterns" by Granville Bantock. Mrs. Laird was her accompanist. Oscar Larson, concertmeister of the civic orchestra, played two solos brilliantly. These were "Rondo" by Mozart-Kreisler and "Nocturne in D Major" by Shopin-Wilhelmj. The accompaniment was played by Mrs. Larson. This was followed by three familiar melodies played by the quartet, doing certain portions with mutes for unusual effect. Miss Van Ness played two harp solos with excellence of technic and remarkable i n t e r pretation. "Mazurka" by Schueckcr was followed by "Pensiero Affetuoso" by Palloni, both of which were played with great merit. There is one remaining eor.C'jrt on the Civic orchestra series, which will be announced soon. Helen Bodenstemer Bride of Nienhaus WEST UNION--Miss Helen Bodensteiner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Carl Bodensteiner of St. Lucas, anc Florian Nienhaus. son o£ Mr. and Mrs. John Nienhaus of Festina were married at St. Luke's church in St. Lucas Tuesday by the Rev. F. L. Schuh. Miss Irma Nienhaus, . sister of the bridegroom, and Ray- I niond Bodensteiner, brother of the bride, were the attendants. Dinner was served at the Bodensteiner home, the guests including the Rev. Clarence Friedman of St. Lucas, the Rev. L. P. White, Peosta, and the Rev. Joseph Vollmecke, Calmar, besides the wedding party and close relatives. During the evening a dance was held at the park pavilion in West Union to which a large company of friends and relatives were invited. Mr and Mrs. Nienhaus will reside on a farm near Festina. When the flood came Noah was ready. But, then, he didn't have to get an appropriation bill through congress.--Norfolk, Va., Ledger- Dispatch. Scientific Fur Storage Plus Expert Factory Care! It Costs No More to Store Your Furs at Cownie's GIVE YOUR FURS the advantage of this superior care during the hot summer months! Individual handling by factory trained furriers, Hygro-Cold Storage with scientific temperatures and humidity control. Free gas sterilization of moth life. 12- Point Service Plan. Complete insurance coverage. "Bond- id" Messenger Pick Up Service at your home or office. Your furs are valuable . . . why take chances with them when you can relieve your mind of all worry at such a low cost: You pay nothing until your furs are delivered b a c k to you next fall. PHONE 633 or write Cownics, 221 A'o. Federal Ave,, Mason City, and cur "Bonded" Messenger will c-il! at your home or office. Federation Finds Many Iowa Poets Poetry Proves to Be Art Which Flourishes m State. Poetry has been proved a flourish, ing art and Iowa the residence and inspiration of a great number of poets, according' to the results of the recent state poetry contest sponsored by Mrs. Paul Ackley of Ottumwa, vice chairman of the poetry division of the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs, and conducted by the nine district poetry chairmen, who arc Mrs. Sadie Seagrave of Oakdale; Mrs. Cliff Baxter of Davenport; Mrs. Lou Mallory Luke of Hampton; Miss Marg-uerjte Hoffman of Rockford; Mrs. O. P. Trautwein of Ottumwa; Miss Marguerite Code of Des- Moines; Mrs. Paul Millhone of Clarinda; Mrs. Cecil Lewis of Britt, and Mrs. J. F. Wadhams of Sioux City. In the fourth district division of the poetry contest, conducted by Miss Hoffman, the quality and quantity of the poems submitted made it an extremely difficult task for the various sets of judges to select the winners in the adult and high school classes, but recent reports disclose that the winner of the adult class was Dr. Clarence Edwin Flynn, pastor of the First M. E. church in Mason City, with honorable mentions going to Ruth Morrison Fullerton, Rockford, Iowa, Jennie Orr Leui, Postville. Esther A. Webb, Northwood, and Frances Clark Wolcott, Manchester. High School Division. The winner of the fourth district high school division was Evelyn Severson, Randalia, with honorable mentions going to Lillian Krueger of Elgin. Violetta Sauer of Winthrop, Dora Lee Belding, Waucoma, Elsie Belknap, Randalia, and Edwin Davif of Volga. Fourth district prizes were two anthologies of British and American Verse with preface by Christopher Morley. Other district winners in the adult class were Isabelle Lear of Dewitt, Elinore Lee White of Iowa City, Odelia Best of Ottumwa, Ella Luick of Belmond, Muriel E. Swarts of Cedar Falls, J. B. Lyon of Denison, Gernie Hunter of Perry, and Adelaide C. Pratt of Sioux City. Other district high school winners were Julia A. Grant of Marengo, Mary E. Lacock of Tipton, Margaret Kirbach of Algona, Patricia O'Riley of Prescott, and Alicia Melgaard of Sioux City. Poetry Clothesline. Much statewide interest was exhibited in the poetry clothesline displays at the nine district conven- liong and at county meetings. Mrs. Worthington Smith of Des Moines, state poetry chairman, who s compiling "Flame on the Hills," a forthcoming Iowa anthology of women's poetry, has announced that because of the enthusiastic promotion of poetry by the nine district chairmen, the number of poems submitted for this book was twice as many (over 2,000), as were submitted for consideration for the last federation anthology, "Silk of the rn.'' The Iowa Authors' club will celebrate national poetry week with a May festival in Des Moines, May 29, at Drake university, and 'the nine district poetry chairmen are to be in the receiving line and furnish part of the program. Mrs. Hiram Hough- ion, Jr., president of the I. F. W. C., will announce the decision of the judges in the poetry contest, and Reginald Martin will present the two state winners on the air. 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(coin is preferred) for pattern. Write plainly your name, address and style number. Be sure to state size you wish. The spring fashion book costs ten cents. Send for your copy today. Book and pattern together twenty-five cents. Do not send to Mason City, but address Globe-Gazette Pattern Department, 160 Fifth avenue, New York City. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace to Conduct Amencan Tour June 28-July 8 Mr. and Mrs. John Wallace of Des Moines will conduct an America tour this summer beginning June 24 when the party will leave Des Moines and concluding July 8 with a return to Des Moines. The itinerary includes St. Paul, Mandan, N. Dak., Livingston, Mont., Yellowstone park, Lake Pend Oreille, Spokane, Yakima, Wash., Ranier National park, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Nev., Boulder Dam, Salt Lake City and Denver. The trip from Seattle to San Francisco will be made by boat and will include a stop at Victoria, Vancouver Island, B. C. O. N. O. CLUB MEETS WITH MRS. CARR O. N. O. club met Wednesday evening with Mrs. Walter Carr, 1323 Washington avenue northwest, when 500 was played at six tables with high score prizes going to Jess Davis and Mrs. Veno Crawford and low to Frank Johnson and Mrs. Davis. Guest prizes were awarded to Mrs. Sid Bemis and Guy Angell, high, and Mrs. Lawrence Birch and Mr. Bemis, low. The next meeting will be a picnic supper with Mrs. Carr. _*_ Win Prizes in Cards. ORCHARD -- The Legion and Auxiliary sponsored a card party at the hall-Tuesday evening when 500 was played at six tables. Mrs. Klespie won high prize for women and Mr. Klespie for men and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Scott of Charles City, consolation. CINSTIPATION Forget purges and pHIa -- a new discovery now makes It possible to correct constipation and restore regularity by a simple addition to your daily diet. This Easy Pleasant Way Just eat our delicious Honey Krushed Wheat Bread with your meals. Doctors endorse it. Thousands claim quick and effective results. Choice crushed wheat furnishes roughage. Pure honey soothes and stimulates the intestines and other natural ingredients increase its power to relieve even the most stubborn cases. Why not try this wonderful corrective bread? A rich nut-like flavor. Finest of all whole wheat breads. Made from an exclusive formula. A 10-day trial will convince you that Honey Krushcd Wheat Bread is just the aid you've been looking for. BAKED BY Diamond Silver Cup Bread Bakers ASK FOR GENUINE Honeq KuMhed Educator Likes Work Books for Use in Schools By GAJKRV C. MYEKS, PH. D. Child Training Expert. During the last decade there has appeared a relatively new type of teaching material--the work book. The idea seems to have been bor rowed partly from the work sheet of the school shop, and partly from the lessons of the correspondence school. The usual work book is inexpensive, bound in paper, and is perishable. The content is such that the learner directs himself in most instances, and does his work right in the book. Whereas most work books merely supplement the regular text books, a few aim to supplant the usual text. Some, indeed, almost wholly take the place of the teacher, and truly can be called self- teaching. Direct His Learning. Similar materials are put up in packets, all aiming- to help the child direct his own learning and work at his own speed. A good many still, alas! suggest haste by setting time limits. They, we hope, will eventually disappear. Parents can, by providing their children with such self-helps, with the advice of the teacher, do much to bring up the child who has lagged in one or several subjects. Accordingly children may be able to go on with their class' while working on some of their arrears. Work books are enabling teachers to find more time for individual instruction and for helping students help themselves. I regret, however, that many a self- sacrificing teacher is buying such helps for her backward children, out of her own meager earnings. Thousands of dollars are spent by teachers in this way. While we admire their self-denials, we cannot approve their judgment. Book in Sunday School. Even Sunday school lesson quarterlies are incorporating some of the features of the work book. And how much more interesting 'to do some of such exercises than to listen to a sermon by the teacher! I happen to know something about work books, having edited a number of them in the days when work books were just appearing on the horizon. I am also co-author of work books in arithmetic and algebra, among the first in those subjects. This year a work book appeared for 'teen age students entitled "Personal Efficiency and Citizenship," of which I am the "other author." On this subject several good work books have recently been brought out by as many publishers. "My Life Book," by Neal Stoddard and L. A. Waehler, principal of Central high school, Madison, Wis., being one of the best. MAKJOKIE GAMBLE HOSTESS AT PARTY Miss Marjorie Gamble entertained a group of friends at her home at a bridge party. Guests were Miss Barbara Isaacs of DCS Moines. the Misses Margaret and Louise Kern, Edward Thompson. Douglas Mac- Peak. Deland Kelroy and Bill Werner. Prizes went to Miss Isaacs and Mr. Werner, high, and Louise Kern, low. MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED TO COUPLES Marriage licenses have been issued to Milton Pulliam, 23. and Rose Francis Krivohlavy, 21. Mason City; John Wessels, 25. Goodell. and Waneta Spurgeon. 18, Mason City; Magnus Nilsen, 31, and Dorothy Hauge, 22. both of St. Paul: Harold S. Chamberlin. 42, and Margaret L. Miller, legal, both of St. Paul: Carlos Franke 22. and Vcra Nelson, 23, both of St. Paul. _ 3. _ "The longer a pain lasts, the harder it is to bear," uays an M. D. This is especially true of a pain in the neck.-- Cedar Kaptcls Gazette. Owls Dance Club Gives Last Party H. D. Makeever Elected Head of Group for Coming Season. H. D. Makeever was elected president of the Owls club, C. S. Thompson, secretary, and F. C. Lovell, Harvey J. Bryant and Edmond Dunlop directors at the spring party of the organization Wednesday evening at the Hotel Hanford. The Wedgewood room was arranged in cabaret style with special decorative lighting effects for the affair. Music for dancing which followed the dinner was provided by Jack Hampton and his 10 piece recording orchestra. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Harold McGee. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Coonley and Mrs. Dana Bramwell of Hampton. The gay spring formals of the women received a festive accent in flowers, worn either in the usual manner of the corsage or, with an especial air of tra la, in the hair. This affair was the final dance of the season for the Owls club which has had three parties during the year. CRESCENT CLUB MEETS x\T Y- W. Crescent club met for a business session Wednesday evening at the Y. W.- C. A., and later went on' a scavenger hunt. Prizes · were awarded to the group. The members were divided into three groups for the hunt and prizes were awarded. A weiner roast was held following the hunt and copies of the club's monthly publication, the Crescent Call, were distributed. Announcement was made of the mother and daughter banquet, May 13 and the double Y May dance at the Y. M. C. A., May 5. SURPRISE PARTY FOR MRS. Si'ENCEK Thirty-four guests were present at a suprise party given for Mrs. K. W. Spencer, 154. Fifth street northwest, Wednesday evening at her home. The time was spent informally and gifts were presented to Mrs. Spencer. Refreshments were served at the close of the evening. H. N. O. CLUB MEETS AT JOHN BERG HOME H. N. O. club was entertained by Mrs. John Berg and Mrs. Roy LaBounty at the Berg home, 232 Fourth street northeast, Wednesday evening. Bridge was played with prizes going to Mrs. Ellen Goggin, Mrs. Don Johnson and Mrs. Howard Matter. Miss Dorothy Toms | Committee Woman Is Weds A. Decklever Re-Elected by 2nd District Auxiliary MITCHELL--Miss Dorothy Toins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thompson, became the bride of Al- faian Decklever, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Decklever of near Osagc, at the home of her parents at West Mitchell. The ceremony was read by the Rev. T. P. Solem, pastor of the Osage Lutheran church, in the presence of about 10 relatives and close friends of the couple. The couple was attended by Miss Myrtle Toms, sister of the bride, and Glen Decklever, brother of the bridegroom. Miss Helen Klinger played "I Love You Truly" as a processional. Dinner was served by Helen Klinger and Ilene Lane. Mrs. Decklever is a graduate of the Mitchell school. Mr. and Mrs. Decklever will make their home on the bridegroom's father's farm near Osage. 1! DAVENPORT, UP)--The second district women's auxiliary of the- Iowa branch of the American Legion re-elected Mrs. Charles Heysinger of Clinton as committee woman; elected Mrs. Gilbert Martin of Cedar Rapids vice district committee woman; and Mrs. Elsie Blume of Dubuque, secretary-treasurer. MR. AND MRS. HERZOG ENTERTAIN JOLLY 8 Mr. and Mrs. Jack Herzog, 712 Jersey avenue southeast, entertained the Jolly 8 club Wednesday evening at their home. Five-hundred was played with high score prizes going to Mrs. Herzog and Carl Donavan. Refreshments w e r e served. SMARTER STYLES, BETTER QUALITY for Every Sporf or Dress Occasion De Kaye" Quality at Prices Most interesting See these good looking swagger coats in checks, plaids, plain and mixtures. Also tailored types in dress and sport styles. Every shade and size is here and the prices are reduced in reach of all. Priced from--· BLUE FEATHER Guaranteed Double Edge Compounded accurately Make effective prescriptions. 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