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SIX MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 20 Bi 1937 . LAST WEEK QE LENT BRINGS RESPITE IN ACTIVITIES Cancer Talk to Be Heard atY.W.C.A. Easter Dance · Is Plannec for March 30 at Hotel Hanford. The last week of Lent provides a cessation of activities for Mason Cityans who are busy making plans for post-Easter events. On Monday v evening, the women's field army of the American Society for the Control ot Cancer, will bring Dr. F. P. McNamara of Dubuque here -to lecture on "The Life History of Cancer" at a meeting which is open to the pub- -lic at 8 o'clock in the Y. W. C. A. Members of St. Katherine's Guild are preparing for an Easter dance to be held Monday evening, March 29, at the Hotel Hanford at which.a king and queen will be chosen. Woman's club members have a final general meeting in April at which they will hear Hazel Beyer Strayer of Iowa State Teachers college. The date for the meeting has been changed from April 13 to April 20 because of a conflict with the annual drama contest at Iowa State Teachers college .in which Miss Stray er takes an ac, tive part, part. . . . . . ' ' - . . · High School Music- Mothers will present an operetta, "The Wedding of the Flowers," in the high school auditorium on March 30 with a cast of grade school children participating. The Roosevelt Minstrel show will be staged under the sponsorship of the- Music Mothers Tuesday evening · at the high school. ' . - . · ' ' · ' Masonic Social, club has postponed its party set for March 23 to March 31 when it will be held at the Hanford. BITS ABOUT 'EM. Mrs. John Senneff, 9 Beaumont drive,,Mrs. Harvey J. Bryant, 109 Second street southeast, Mrs. B. C. Way, 231 Second street southeast, Miss Jean Lovell, 212 Second street southeast, and Miss Ruth Bliss, 138 Tenth street northwest, drove to Des Moines Saturday to attend a tea given by Mrs. Addison Page of Des Moines and her daughter, Mrs. Hughes Bryant of Mason City, complimenting Mrs. 'Wright Perclval, daughter of Mrs. Senneff, at the Page home Saturday afternoon. » * « .. Dr. William C. Egloff, 071 Seventh street noitheast, ainved in -New York ' Friday aboard' the Georgic from a cruise of the West Indies. He visited the Virgin Is. lands, Martinique, Trinidad, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Cartagena, Colon, the Panama Canal, Kingston, Jamaica and Havana. ' · ' * * * - Mrs. L. A. Reeves of Ames is spending a few days with her son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. Earl Hall, 22 River heights. ' * . . * " * · ' · . : Miss Irene Warner of Spencer is a house guest of Mr. and Mrs. B. I. Bright, 1104 West State street. «' C a - Mr. 'and Mrs. Bob Bull, 725VJ Worth Federal avenue, and Miss Caroline Giles, 218 Delaware avenue, will attend the "Follies" in Des Moines Sunday. --o-BUTLER-CARLSON DECORAH--Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Pearl Carlson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Carlson of South Decorah, and Van Butler, son of Mrs. B. B. Morss · of Decorah, \yhich took place March 25,. 1936, in Caledonia, but has been kept a secret until the present time. Both are graduates of the Decorah high school. Mr. Butler is employed by the Iowa Fish and Game commission. MRS. IWARVIN MINNIE HONORED AT PjARTY : Mrs. Marvin Winnie, who was Barbara Isaacs before her marriage, was honored at a luncheon and miscellaneous shower given at the Cerro Gordo hotel Friday afternoon by the mothers of her dancing pupils. Covers were laid for 15 at a table centered with cream colored roses and the time was" spent informally. COUPLES GRANTED LICENSES TO WED i NEW HAMPTON--David Wid- ert, legal, Sumner, and Florence Guenther, legal Fredericksburg; Lester Elliott, 41, and Hazel Fulton, 141;''both of Stevens Point, Wis.; Irving Van Nurden, legal, and Mabel Snoop, legal, both of Minneapolis. For First Cotton Frock GLOBE-GAZETEE PEERLESS 15 CENT PATTERN 160 Fifth Avenue, New Vork City ;By DIANA DAY For Your First Cotton Frock of the .Season Use This At - . . tractive Pattern in Pinafore Style. This fascinating ric rac trimmed cotton dress will make you feel especially like working in the garden. And garden days are just around the corner. It is such an effective young fashion, too, for the little bride with her cute kitchenette apartment for home tasks. This "two-in-one" model that serves as a dress or as a "coverall" over your dress, is very easy to don and adjust. There's a sash attached at each side of the back. It slips through openings at the · front from underneath and bows so smartly. The front slit openings are finished with bias Binds. The belt that buttons at the back cuts all in one with the front of the dress. -See the small diagram! You'll love the decorative and useful pockets, i The. perky flared sleeves give the shoulders that new square look. Style No. 2811 is designed for sizes 16, 18, 20 years, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42 and 44-inches bust. Size 16 requires 2% yards of 39-inch material with % yard of 35-inch contrasting and 4Vi yards of braid. Send fifteen cents (15c),-(coin is preferred) for pattern. Write plainly your name, address and style number. Be sure to state size you wish. The spring fashion magazine is full of fashions for you and your family. The price'is only ten cents per copy. You will find it of tremendous help in selecting your new cruise clothes, your spring outfit, and your early summer cottons. You have only to study yourself and take your choice, for there is a flattering silhouette for every type and figure among the new models. Book costs 10 cents. Send for it today. Book and pattern together 25 cents. Do not.send to Mason City, but address Globe-Gazette Pattern Department, 160 Fifth Avenue, New York City. Social Calendar MONDAY SHEPHERD'S IPAINT WAIIPAPER 16 FIRST STREET S . E BETTER PERMANENTS "·"*·£" $1,95 You'H Like Our Service W LILLIAN -, R E I D ' S BEAUTY SHOP Basement Foresters Bids. D. D. club-8:30 o'clock, bus depot, to go to Clear Lake, Helen Tompkins, Ann Thomas, hostesses. H. E. O. club-1:15 o'clock, Mrs. Nellie Sherwood, 702 Jefferson avenue northwest, lesson, Mrs. E. U. Eikenberry, Mrs. Mae Morgan. VIonday club-Mrs. C. L. Marston, 710 Carolina avenue northeast, lesson, Mrs.: Alice Brown. VIonday Bridge club--; f - ~c 2 o'clock; Mrs.-Hermari^Doderer, 14- Sixth street northeast. T. A.'E. clufc-- Mrs. Foster Elliott, 80G Monroe avenue northwest, lesson, Mrs. George O'Neil. Twentieth Century club-Mrs. John Senneff, 9 Beaumont drive, lesson, Mrs. R. M. Witwer.. Cliautauqiia club-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. Wayne McGowan, tea, Mrs. R. O. Youngerman, Mrs^ McGowan, Mrs. W. D.' Thrams, Mrs. WH ' Dresser, committee, election o£ officers, iaiaiifl club-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. Henry Shipman, 1419 North Federal avenue. Maria Mitchell club-Mrs. B. F. Weston, 710 Adams avenue northwest, lesson, Mrs. C. H. McNider. Occident club-Mrs. L. J. Strahan, 112C Pennsylvania avenue northeast, lesson, Mrs. R. E. Nyquist, Mrs. W. S. Wilcox. M. W. A.-7:30 o'clock, Moose hall. Beta Sigma Phi-7:30 o'clock, Hotel Hanford. Central C, S. C.-7:45 o'clock, Mrs. George R. Ludema'n, 23 Virginia avenue southeast, "The Family and Community Health." Elks Briflfre club-8 o'clock, Elks clubrooms. . TUESDAY Clio club-7:45 o'clock, Mrs. H. L. Knesel, 120 Fourth street northwest, leader, Mrs. G. O. Gould. Wa-Tan-Ye club-12 o'clock. Hotel Hanford. High School Music Mothers-2:30 o'clock, P. G. and E. auditorium. B. and O. circle-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. David Olson, 114 Tenth street northwest, Mrs. O. Anderson, assisting. T. N. T. club-6:30 o'clock, Mrs. Wayne Sheka, 013 Delaware avenue northeast. Phoenician club-8 o'clock, Mrs. David Holman, Nora Springs, lesson, Miss Mary Gould. WEDNESDAY Fortnightly club-1:45 o'clock, Mrs.- Lewis Wilson, 925 Washington avenue northwest. Rebecca circle-2 o'clock, Our Saviour's Lutheran church, Mrs. Harry James, hostess. V Olivet-Zion Ladies aid-Church, business session. Social Hour clul-- Mrs. W. Wilcox. R. B. Bridge club--· 6:30 o'clock, Bovaird tearoom. Jefferson C. S. C.-- , 7:30 o'clock, Mrs. Robert Glazer, 107 Vermont avenue southeast, Mrs. W. H. Rees, Mrs. C. H. Kirsch, assisting, lesson, "The Family and Community Health," Mrs. George Senn. Woodman circle Beryl Grove No 135-7:30 o'clock, Y. W. C .A., with Mrs. Charlotte Scholtz district SBRBB!B»235HBas3335ssEsa'«isMsaK« TT^?=^R^Fr5' deputy, to plan district convention. I. O. F. lodge-8 o'clock, Moose hall. THURSDAY Thursday Bridge club- Postponed. Triple T. Bridge club-1 o'clock, Cavern, Mrs. · F. H Elliott. Presbyterian Women's society-1:15 o'clock, church parlors, luncheon, -west : cirtle,·hostess'. ; Baptist -'Gildniir" division-; ' 2 o'clock, Mrs. C. A. Micicelson, 24% Eleventh street northeast. Grace Evangelical Missionary society-- 2 o'clock, Mrs.- Fred Uischner, 2314 North Federal avenue. Christian Workers-2:30 o'clock, groups 1 and 2, Mrs. Shad Morgan, 422-Adams avenue northwest; group 3, Mrs A. M. Halsor, 647 East State street. Trinity Washington circle-2:30 o'clock, Mrs. Martin Honsey, 516 Jefferson avenue northwest, Mrs. M. F. Burris, assisting. Lincoln P. T. A.-Postponed to April 4. G. I. A. to B. of L. E.-2:30 o'clock, Moose hall. R. N. A.-7:30. o'clock, Moose hall Park Hospital Alumnae-8 o'clock, Mrs. Walter Patton, 623 Adams avenue northwest FRIDAY Our Saviour's Dorcas circle-2 o ' c l o c k , M r s . H e r b e r t Schwanke, 2306 Jefferson avenue southwest. Rebekah circle-2:30 o'clock, , I. O. O. F. hall, Mrs. Sarah Edgingron, committee hostess. Christian Workers-2:30 o'clock, group 4, Mrs. Seymour Angel!,: 704 Van Buren avenue northwest, group 5, Mrs Ivan Barnes, 708 Pennsylvania avenue northeast; group 6 Mrs- Lee Roberts, ' 810 Ninth street northeast. Kilt Kare Klub-Postponed to April. Women's Labor Bureau-7 o'clock, Labor temple. Daughters of Union Veterans-7:45 o'clock, Y. W. C. A. MISS ESTHER GUY TO WED IN WEST OSAGE--Friends here have received word of the engagement of Miss Esther Guy, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Guy formerly of Osage, and now of Upland, Cal., and Clarence Justin (Bud) Clarke of Los Angeles and Sacramento. The wedding will take place in the fall. Mr. Guy was formerly editor of the Osage News here. Among those who presided at the tea tables during the announcement tea was Miss Hulda Runge, another former resident ne re. ANNIVERSARY IS CELEBRATED AT HOME Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne Hoi]en- beck entertained at dinner in honor of Mr. and Mrs. George Long who were celebrating their thirty- Ihird wedding anniversary. Following dinner, the time was spent informally and a gift was presented to the couple. Guests were Oscar Long, Mr. and Mrs. John Heinselman, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ames and son, Roger, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Long, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dyre, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Tatman and daughter, Beverly, Mr. and Vlrn. Dale Schriver and daughter, Marilyn and ,Miss Arlene Long. Essay Wins 2nd Place in Contest American Legion Auxiliary Awards Prize to Students. In an essay contest sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary oJ Mason City, Samuel Francis George, a junior student in the Mason City high school, won. second place with his entry. The topic is "How Can International Disputes Be Settled in the Spirit of Fidac?" Mr.'George's essay follows: , The Fidac is an Interallied Veterans' Society, which was organized in 1920. The purpose of the society is to help settle international disputes by bringing about a spirit of friendship and understanding among the peoples of the different nations. In this brief essay it will be shown: First, how other methods have utterly failed to settle international disagreements; and secondly, how the solution can be effected in the spirit of Fidac. Does Not End War. War does not end war. When the United States fought in the World war, the people believed that it was a war to end war. Our soldiers fought with the understanding that never again would it be necessary to fight, that their children and their children's children would be forever free from the "h'ell" of war. Our mothers and dear ones worked and sacrificed to help win for the same reason. Who can feel the serious meaning of war better than the soldier who fought and the mother who sacrificed'; Now complete disillusionment permeates the people. It is generally believed that the World war settled absolutely nothing. The responsible aggressor was not determined; the victors gained nothing, and lost much; the vanquished lost all, and gained nothing; feelings of vengeance and hatred were left to rankle in the hearts of all combatant peoples; and the world was left in such an economic chaos, that, even after 20 years, order has not yet been restored. No, war does not end war. War is terrible! And in the future it will be still worse. Another war will not be one in which ust men will be the victims. It will be a war in which innocent women, children and old people are sacrificed. · The present civil strife..in. Spain bears sad witness :o .such' atrocities as -these: European na'tioris are' still paying 'the penalties for the last war; undernourished children, economic depression, curtailed freedom, innumerable physical and mental cases, unbearably high taxes, and spiritual depletion. But the fighting equipment o£ modern warfare is so much more perfected, speed in every respect so much more developed, that should there be another world conflict, safety would be nowhere. Those who are at home as well as those at the front, would be maimed, made to suffer, and even killed. Another great way would practically destroy our civilization. The greastest scientific minds o£ each country would compete with each other in making the deadliest weapons. It would be a war in which those countries having the cleverest inventive geniuses would be victorious. But victory would only mean defeat, for the winning nation or nations, as well as the losing ones, would be left exhausted; physically,, morally, economically and culturally. In Scandinavia. Now let the spirit of Fidac be illustrated. T h e Scandinavian countries are examples to the world. Instead of building warships, they have built homes. Instead of holding chips on their shoulders, they have developed cooperative farming. Switzerland also serves as an example to the other countries, an example ot peace amidst turmoil. In these two corners of the earth the spirit ot friendship and mutual understanding has taken root, and the horrors of war have been avoided. It is confidently believed that a friendly and understanding spirit between nations is the only guarantee of permanent peace in the world. It has been shown that the fighting spirit and revengeful feelings between peoples have not settled their disagreements, but on the contrary, have only intensified them. Nations are now 'so dependent, cnc upon the other, that true peace must be universal. The world must be educated along the lines of friendship, understanding and co-operation, for peace. Thus the principles of Christianity as exemplified by the golden rule, if sincerely put into practice by all the countries, constitute the solution of the problem of world peace. This epitomizes the spirit of Fidac. COOK-SMIDT HUTCHINS--William Cook, a resident of this vicinity, and Anna Smidt, from south of Britt, were married in the Baptist parsonage in Britt Friday by the Rev. B. A. Rust, pastor of Bethel Baptist church. Attendants were H e l e n Baker and the bride's brother, Henry Smidt. Following the ceremony the couple left oit a motor trip to Dumont. Upon their return they will occupy the n e w house near Wallace Donovans, and Mr. Cook, who has been working for M. C. Gahan and sons, will continue in the employ of the sons, who have leased the land where Mr. and Mrs. Cook will live. District Parent-Teacher Group Gives Indorsement Dr. Julius Boraas of St. Olaf* College Heard at Meeting. dously important now will not seem important to historians of the future. "Shall we just let our children Dr. Julius Boraas discussed im- grow up or shall we give them the portant home and school problems bene fit of our experience. The in an address given Friday after- school should transform the child noon at the conference of the and so should the home. They north central district of the Iowa should work together. Congress of Parents and Teachers T " -"--·'···«-- ^T in the First Congregational church. The assembly voted to indorse Mrs. C. C. Collester of Spencer, vice president of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers, for the office of state president. Mrs. W. B. Hamilton of Emmetsburg presented Mrs. Collester's name. New Radio Chairman. ... . mull iuj. me Uctl.LUUcii jrd Mrs. David Gasswint was ap- Teacher magazine in Iowa, told pointed radio district chairman for about the new single copy plan be- the district by Mrs. A. E. Ander- ing adopted, son of Fort Dodge, district president. i_eiit iii mi; j uuuru uuuic contest Miss Hazel Thomas, county sup- Two Mason City schools, Madison erintendent, opened the afternoon and Harding, merited 99 per cent session with greetings. Mrs. M. S. for-their books. Fort Dodge re- Cravan of *Titonka. sprnnd virp r*»ivnH five! niann in *u« T^ n ^t nn president, had charge of the after- contest. noon session for which 169 had registered. "We hear so much about the revolt of youth," Dr. Boraas said. "Is there anything left to revolt from? The general Impression seems to be that youth today is more repressed and suppressed than ever before and that flaming youth has no salvation except through revolt against all parental authority, all customs observed in the past, all conventions sanctioned by respectable adults of today. ' Sit-Down Strike. "If anything goes amiss in such endeavors, the parents and teachers are to blame and should pay the bills for'damage. Has the time arrived for a sit-down strike by parents and teachers? If youth is to be 100 per cent free, how about claiming some freedom for others. A short sit-down strike would give time for a bit of thinking and might clear our minds. "What factors have caused the present situation and how did things get this way? Did passing from affluence o£ a few years ago to less affluence have something to do with it? Are we unable to go without things we cannot afford? It has been easy to borrow but to pay seems to cause grief. "It is pleasant to insist on rights. Can we stand to think about duties and can there be rights without duties? Freedom to many implies absence of restraint,-Is any worthwhile freedom gained without being; achieved? ; - '"'v'··'·.'-.'· Call For Security. 'There . is much talk about changed conditions today, but is today 100 per cent different from yesterday? Just how different are we or the things about us? We call frantically for security. Has there ever been a period in history when a person was more secure against freezing, starving, dying from this or that ailment than today? "If all of us demand from other security, who is the real goat? We dream of Utopias--most of our ideas about them come from California. We need a magician. "We hear a good deal of declamation in schools and out against indoctrination. Is it right to deprive youngsters of the benefit ol experience. Is it about time that we b e g a n t o snap out of it or are we to go from anemia of the mind into paralysis of the spirit and general coma? Problem Children, "Shall we assume as some people seem to do that most of the children are problem children or that most of the parents are problem parents. Shall we go into an emotional state of excitement and worry about complexes, sex urges, self expression and other more or less abnormal conditions? There is much more normalcy in the world in home and than we realize. "Let us stress school the study of Die laws of nature, especially the relations of cause and effect. Certain causes have always produced certain effects. Study the laws of human life and note the force of habits. Can we get young people to realize that you cannot do a thing repeatedly without its becoming a habit. "Develop a resistance tractions, tractions. to dis- This is a world of dis- Our children go to the movies to be distracted. Are they being distracted too much? Think Realistically. of bodily and mental health. We put young men on the race track, in the basketball or football team esl in what it does to the young man. "Young people should get rid of false notions about the relative prestige of vocations in order that they may exercise an intelligent choice. I£ you go to college and then get a job as an oil station attendant, will you be unhappy or dissatisfied? If ,you are, the fault is with the college, not the oil station. Are people who go most to school the happiest, or have we lifted up certain occupations and depressed others so that persons are ashamed to be in them. "We must cultivate the ability to discover disguised imperatives in history, science and practical affairs. In back of all declarative sentences, there is an imperative. Need Flonecrinir. 'This is an age when people need to do a little pioneering to counteract pessimism. The world has never been handed to any generation as a finished product. Things which seem so : Iremen- In concluding, Dr. Boraas read answers to questions he submitted to a class to test their thinking and pointed put that they are confused about simple things and do not know how to think straight. Musical Numbers. J. J. Fitzgerald sang two selections. Mrs. O. A. Merkel, the chairman for the national Parent- . Spirit Lake received 100 per cent in the record boolc contest. ceived first place in the poster At the close of the afternoon, 'tea was served by the Parent- Teacher council. Mrs. Olaf Ulen and Mrs. L. R. Probert were chairmen, assisted by Mrs. C. B. McGowan, Mrs. C. S. Gordon, Mrs. S. Wyborney,, Mrs. Lee Frost, Mrs. J. P. Youngdale, Mrs. H. J. Lyons, Mrs. C. A. Holmen, Mrs. C. H. Johnson, Mrs. M. J. Caponi, Mrs. C. A. Williams and Mrs. G. H. Keister. The tea table was decorated with calendulas and Mrs. Artemus Brown, .council president, and Mrs. R. B. Irons poured. GIRL RESERVES MAKE-PLANS'T.O HAVE CEREMONY! Girl Reserves will have their spring ceremonial on Palm Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the "V.. W. C. A. The program will begin with the singing of "Follow the Gleam." A flag ceremony will be held and will be 'followed by a candlelighting service in which Betty and Naomi 'Delle, Lulu Poulos, McKinley school; Grace Dyer and Mardel Havnett, Monroe Joyce Edgington, Janice Spencer, Victoria Purington, Bonita Hucldns and Ava Marie Van Duzer, Central, will take'part. Miss-Blanche Goudy" will." talk on "Palm Sunday Thoughts," felling about her attendance at the Oberammergau passion play. At the close of the afternoon, taps will be sounded. The girls have been engaged with special work on Girl. Reserve ritual, code and crafts during the past few weeks. The ceremonial is open to the public. --o-Top of Pilot Knob Chosen as Setting for March Nuptials An interesting wedding ceremony was performed on the top ol the tower in Pilot Knob state park, at noon, March 18, in which Herold Ridder of Nora Springs and Miss Mabel Schaefer of Klemme were the principals and the Rev. W. J. Suckow, Congregational minister at Alden, and uncle- o£ the bride, acted as the officiating clergyman. A sunny landscape, blue skies and a brisk but sun- warmed air made the day ideal for the purpose, The reason they both chose this particular spot for the marriage ceremony is that' they are great lovers of nature and are especially fond o£ Pilot Knob park and its many beauties. The bride, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Schaefer, attended the Klemme schools and was graduated from the high school as valedictorian of her class. Later she was graduated from the Iowa Teachers' college at Cedar Falls. She taught for a time in the rural schools of Liberty township and in the consolidated schools at Meservey. For the past five years she has been a teacher in the fifth and sixth grades of the Rowan consolidated schools. Mr. Ridder of Nora Springs, the ,,,,, f son of Mrs, Ida Ridder of Klemme t h rri?s\i^ He and his brother, Ben, operated the Eric Yosten farm in Liberty township for ID years. Recently w w i l l live. LOOK! We Are Going Out of Business -- a n d n o w YOU can buy Paints and Wallpapers at wholesale cost. Entire stock MUST GO. All fixtures for sale. C. B. Savage Wallpapers and Paints 319 North Federal Avc. Mason City Weds at Fertile FERTILE--Miss Ruth Rodberg, daughter of Mrs. Ellef Halverson, was married to Norville Oleson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Oleson, March 17 at the Lutheran parsonage. The Rev. H. E. Okland officiated. Miss Gladys Hope acted as bridesmaid and Wilbur Oleson a cousin o£ the bridegroom, was best man. Mrs. Oleson is a graduate of the Fertile (; high school. Convention of Rebekahs to Be Held Queen Degree Staff Will Put on Work at Osage Meeting. During the business session of Queen Rebekoh lodge presided over by the nable grand, Mrs. E. S. Leaman, Friday evening in I. O. O. F. hall, it was announced that at the next meeting April 2, the president of the Rebekah Assembly of Iowa, Caroline E. Darby of Iowa City, will be present. It was announced that the degree staff of Queen lodge will exemplify the initiatory work at the district convention at Osage on April 9. A card party for next Tuesday afternoon and one for Wednesday evening to furnish funds for this are being planned- by the staff. Officers Introduced. Mrs. Lewis Wilson, member of the finance committee of the Rebekah..,assembly..of N Iowa, .Mrs.,R. E. Kol wihska, s e cretary o £ ;'th e. L a dies of the Decoration of Iowa, and Mrs. O. F. Repp, vice president of the department association, L. A. P. M. of Iowa, were introduced. Following the business session, a program, honoring the birthday of Schuyler Colfax, founder of the Rebekah degree, and children's night was presented. There were 150 present and after the program, the children were treated. Program Presented. The program included a piano' solo by Theo Marie Pickford, cowboy songs by,David Bruce;,a violin quarlet number by Pauline Sou- mas, Nancy Robinson, Donnis Klempnauer, Lynn Ready, accompanied by Faith Darland; solos by Esthel Custer, Connie Manley accompanied by Lorraine Edwards. Richard Farrer played a piano solo, Mrs. C. W. Seidel gave a reading, Pauline and Waunita Wo- darcak, songs; Edward Lembke, a violin solo; Mary Louise Repp, a reading, Bob Quenrud, a song; Gale Guslafson and Mrs. Quen- rud, a piano . duet; the Seidel brothers, a song; Shirley Weida, Maurine Leaman and Naomi Angell, a song; E. Flarup, B. Mahlstadt, H. Wood and Ralph Geer, "Four, Funmakers," and a tap dance by Arlene Wood, accompanied by Mr. Geer. Talks Given at Meeting of Society; Easter Is Discussed by Baptist Mission Group. At a meeting of the Baptist Mis- · sion circle at the home of Mrs. Alice Brown, 654 East State street, Friday, Mrs. John Wiley led devotions using the Easter message and reviewing an article on "Easter Paganism." She said that many o£ the customs common at Easter time are more than 1,000 years old and have been appropriated from paganism. She said that to the early followers of Jesus, Easter meant that their Lord was living, not dead, and that the world mission- ary'enterprise began, not with a borrowed Easter paganism, but with a living Easter experience. ' Mrs. J. Lee Lewis gave a talk on the definition of missionary, a word meaning apostle or messenger. Mrs. L. T. Hawkins reviewed the work of the missionaries at home and abroad and Mrs. Wiley called attention to the need in the United States for missionary work and the methods to be used in winning and keeping young people Christian. Mrs. William Schrader spoke of: the meeting of the Home Missionary council in Asbury, N. J., with a program centering around "The Urban Process." She recommended the reading of C. H. Sears' new book, "The City Man." Mrs. Brown's group served refreshments. Mrs. William B. Hathorn and Mrs. John Robinson presided at the tea table. --o-Visiting Teachers From Spencer Given Tea at Bright Home Forty-two guests were entertained at a tea given Friday afternoon by Mrs. B. I. Bright and her daughter, Helene, at their home, 1104 West State street,-for the teachers of the Spencer schools who are here for the convention. Hours were from 3:30 to 5:30 o'clock and the teachers alternated in presiding at the tea table. Spring flowers centered the table and other bouquets were used throughout the r o o m s . Mrs. George Buehler and Miss Frances Farley assisted Mrs. Bright. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. H. G. "Williams, L. B. Test, M^ arid Mrs." LeeVCampbell larid-'H-c:?.- niece, ; Mr. and IMrs. J-.W^knud- sen, Irene Warner, Viola Heinri- rich, Byrle Kelly, Lillian Olson, Alice Lawson, Fayelle Kurd. Jeanette Vetter, Maxine Van Winkle, Helen Cleveland, Clara Smith Marguerite Russell, Nola Shaw Harold Booth, Erma Pattee, Peg Miner, Helda McMillan, M a r i e Brewer, Ruth Grouse, Myrtle Smith, poris Kintz, Marvyl Binger, Marie Korneisel, Theresa Gjervick, Dorothy Wirsig, A u s t i n Shearer, Dora Jensen, Leta Greve, Thorrel Fest and C. Lester White. Miss Bright teaches at Spencer. CALVARY LUTHERAN GUILD AT MEETING Calvary Lutheran Guild held its' regular meeting at the church parlors Friday evening with the fathers as guests. Mrs. Lloyd Young presided at the business meeting which was followed by a program with Mrs. C. D. Caldwell in charge. Mrs. W. Parsons read an article on "What Lent Means" and Mrs. Albert Finer gave two readings.' Mrs. H. J. Matz and Mrs. O. M. Van Fleet sang a duet, "He Died for Me." Mrs. Young led in the devotions. The remainder of the evening was spent informally and a pot luck lunch was served to the 30 members and friends present. SMARTER STYLES, BETTER QUALITYJOR LESS _ SINCE 1920 COURTliSY AND SATISFACTION WITH EVER* PURCHASE ~GLOVES~ to Match Your Costume, Kids, Pigskins, Capes, Silks and Fabrics. SEE YOU TOMORROW (MONDAY)" ·/1 T/

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