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January 29, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 6

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 1945 Committee Makes Plans for Meeting Members of the Business 'and Professional Women's .club will have a program on international relations at their meeting Thursday evening. Dinner will be served at 6:30 at the Cerro Gordo hotel and the program and business session will follow. Speakers who are members of trie club international relations committee will be. Miss Evelyn Oliver who will discuss "Internationalism at Home," Miss Ruby DauSchmidt who will review articles from "Widening Horizons,' the club's international publication, and Dr. Stella M. Mason who will talk on Russia. Members of the international relations committee which is headed by Miss Martha Pattie include Miss Vera Thomas, Miss Lydia Barrette, Dr. Mason, Mrs. C. E. Blanchard, Miss DauSchmidt and Miss Oliver. --o--· Mr. and Mrs. Miller Plan Celebration of Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Calvin A. Miller, 325 loth N. W., will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 4 with a family dinner and an open house. Hours will be from 2. to 9 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Miller were married at Aurora, 111., on Jan. 31, 1895, and moved in March, 1915, to a farm southwest of Mason ' City. i They are the parents of 3 children, George L. Miller, Mrs. Lynn Calkins o£ Mason City, and Mrs. Dan Pitts o£ New Hampton. --o-Miss Irene Harris Weds Robert Foutz Greene--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harris announce the marriage of their daughter, Irene, to Robert Foutz, son of Mrs. Edna Foutz of Marble Rock, performed Jan. 26 by the Rev. H. F. Mercer. Attendants were Mrs. Cecil Harris, sister-in-law of the bride, and Arthur Hayungs,. both of Greene. A 6:30 dinner was served at the home of the bride's parents following the ceremony. Mrs. Foutz has taught in the .rural schools of Floyd county for - several years. . They will live at Marble Hock. Why Thousands of Doctors --- Have Prescribed rertuss/n FOR (DUE TO COLDS) «F Pertussln must.be good when thousands upon thousands of Doctors have prescribed It lor so many years. Pertussin acts at once to relieve your mugging tf.1nnsfmg^TiHTng1rpgpflT«»gFn easier to raise. Safe and effective for both. old. and young; Inexpensivel COAT . . . Headliner for spring; casual and belted, in Forstmann's fuchsia wool. Trench coat style. SUIT OF THE SEASON ,. . Philip Mangone design in. pinky beige wool, black edging, tabs and saddle-stitching. {NOTE -- Aunt Nan'i opinions are defitmcl? facr own, and are not necessarily tbose of rhti newipiper, the Wall Slrtet Journal, or Critic wWiuotO Once more I want to get the big idea "off my chest". Your laundry can handle more POUNDS of work -when bundles are larger-- tut there is a limit to how many bundles they can handle. You see, it takes just as much tame to perform some operations-and nearly as much time for others -- on a small washing as on a large one. Maybe you did not know that YOUR family washing is handled all through the laundry as a sepa- rata unit -- that it is sorted into various kinds and colors for washing -- then dried separately, and . ironed as a separate unit -- the flatwork by one crew of ironers -- the wearing apparel by another crew-and finally assembled. · Sight now there is a. shortage 01 workers in the laundry -- just as there is everywhere else. You can help to ease this difficulty by one simple, easy act of cooperation. Send every two weeks -- NOT every week -- and we'll all get better service -- also a few families not now getting service at all can be accommodated. -- Aunt Kat Sponsored by Wedding Anniversary Observed at Party Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Thomas entertained at a party at their home on 15th N. W., complimenting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira H. Thomas on their 40th wedding anniversary. Guests included Messrs. and Mmes. Darrell Weichert, J. H. Hustad, Bill Martini, -Ralph Dishon, Tom Bowers and Sumner Thomas and Mrs. Lena Badker, Mason City, Mr.-and Mrs. C. W. Finch and son, Lt. William C. Finch of Elma arid Mrs. C. L, Thomas of Albert Lea. Five hundred was played with prizes going to Mrs. Ira Thomas, Mr. Weichert, Mrs. Martini and Mr. Hustad. Lunch was served to the guests and a gift presented to the couple. Larry Shima Honored on His 7th Birthday Mrs. Frank Shima, 1315 S. Federal, entertained a group of boys and girls Saturday afternon in honor of her son, Larry, whose 7th birthday was Sunday. Guests i n c l u d e d Kay and Charles Barrett, Joanne and Suzanne Hagen, Jack and Bob Niedermayer, Gene Chute, Jay Cookman, and Tommy Shima. The guests were taken to the theater and later returned to the Shima residence where refreshments were served, and gifts presented to the honoree. It was an especially happy occasion fo Larry, as he received a gift from his father, Pvt. Frank R. Shima who is now stationed in New Guinea. --o-Isabella R. Bailey, Robert Ketchum Wed Iowa Falls--Miss Isabelle Ruti Bailey, daughter of Mrs. Fern Bailey, became the bride of Hob ert C. Ketchum, son of Mr. an enterville Home Scene of ISIuptials Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Dorothy E. Mac- 3 eak of Des Moines, formerly of Vlason City, daughter of J. H. VtacPeak of Mason City, to Carroll i. Ford which took place Jan. 20 it the home of Mr. and Mrs. Everitt Moss of Centerville. The Rev. joyd Bartholomew read the serv- ce before a fireplace decorated vith spring flowers. The bride wore an aqua afternoon dress with a corsage of camellias. Mrs. Moss who acted as matron of honor, was gowned in a navy sheer ensemble and had a gardenia corsage. Mr. Moss was :he bestman. Following the ceremony a buffet luncheon was served. After a short wedding trip; the couple will be at home in Des Moines. Mrs. Ford is employed at De- Arcys Boot shop and Mr. Ford, formerly with the seabees with a rating of chief electrician's mate, was with the initial landing forces in Africa. He enlisted in 1942 and since his discharge from the service Nov. 7, 1944, he has been employed as electrical engineer at the Des Moines ordnance plant. H elping nm*m the omemaker Mrs. Shirley Ketchum of Alden, Sunday at. the home of the bride's mother, the Rev. John D. Clinton, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating. The bride was attended by her sister, Mary Rose. James Picht of Iowa Falls was'the best man. Following the ceremony there was a reception at Edgewood for 90 guests. Mrs. Ketchum is ah employee of the Citizens State bank; Mr. Ketchum has been engaged in farming near Alden, and expects to be called for military service soon. The couple left Sunday afternoon for a short trip. DO THIS CHEST COLDS By CHARLOTTE ADAMS Tasty Cole Slaw 'Halibut Stew Cole Slaw with Tarragon Sauce Cole Slaw with Tarragon Sauce Bread Sticks Cottage Pudding with Chocolate Sauce (Recipes Serve Four) Halibut Stew 2 pounds halibut fillets 1 small onion, sliced 2 teaspoonfuls salad oil 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 4 tomatoes, quartered 1 green pepper, chopped 2 large potatoes, diced \h. teaspoon salt % teaspoon pepper 3 cups water Cut halibut into serving pieces, combine fish, onion, oil, parsley, tomatoes, green pepper, potatoes and seasoning in saucepan and simmer 5 minutes. Add water, cover tightly and cook 1 hour. Cole Slaw with Tarragon Sauce 2 cups shredded cabbage Vi cup sour cream % teaspoon salt Va teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon tarragon vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped chives or minced onion 1 teaspoon capers (optional) % teaspoon paprika Mix salt and pepper, add vinegar and stir until well blended. Add cream' and beat with a rotary beater u n t i l the dressing thickens. Add chives or onion and capers. Add to shredded cabbage just before serving. FIFIELD-WHEELER Joice -- Miss Beverly Virginia Wheeler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wheeler of Des Moines, former Joice residents, became the bride of Staff Sgt. Robert G. Fifield, son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Ralph G--Fifield of St. Louis, Jan. 20 at the United Presbyterian church at St. Louis. Mrs. Fifield, formerly employed in Des Moines, 'now is employed in the Veterans' RayonSheer But Tough Is Coming By DOROTHY ROE Associated Press Fashion Editor They're performing feats of magic in the textile laboratories these days, as wonderful new fabrics emerge from scientists' test tubea-to join the growing ranks of things to come in the Utopian postwar world. You'll see rayons, for instance; of a tensile strength like steel, Some will be as sheer as chiffon, printed in lovely multicolor floral designs, yet as tough as parachute fabric. Others will be handsome, rugged materials made of the rayon that now goes into bomber tires. , Postwar rayons will appear in new guises, too, such as floor coverings, upholstery, linings and industrial fabrics where sturdy wearing quality are necessary. Even during the war we have seen the astonishing range of textures' which can be achieved by the use of rayon yarns--fabrics ranging from handsome tweeds, worsteds, gabardines and flannels to linen-like weaves, sheer voiles, chiffons and velvets. Now manufacturers are concentrating on better construction for post ward fabrics. Technically this means more weight, increased twist, stabilization of shrinkage and controlling of stretch.' Numerous new finishes have been developed in rayons for war purposes, especially in connection with water resistance. One development introduces an entirely new material -- a laminated construction of synthetic fibers and plastics, destined for wide use in civilian rainwear apparel after the war. Already on -the 1 market, and available in spring garments which will reach the stores within the next few weeks, is a new "miracle rayon" which doesn't fade, doesn't'rot, dries quickly, is crease - resistant, and can be washed and ironed so its makers tell us, as easily as cotton. Developed by Ponemah, the new fabric is being used in children's garments, lingerie; play clothes, swim suits and high styles dresses for day and evening wear. For most of the other new developments in rayon, however, we will have to wait until after the war. For the present, textile people paint a gloomy picture, warning that the nation is faced "with an acute fabric shortage for the next 6 months. This is -due not only to in-i creased. demands for cottons, wools, and rayons for military needs.^but also to such factors as relief programs for liberated countries, a 5 per cent lower production rate of textiles in 1944 than in 1943 and gradual disappearance of reserve f a b r i c stocks. So if you can't find that fabric you want for your new spring dress, just remind yourself that it has gone into a bomber tire or a parachute. And dwell on the wonders to come--after the war. BITS ABOUT 'EM ELIZABETH HANKS' MARY KUHN TAKING RADAR TRAINING--Although they got off to a bad start when they were involved in an automobile accident on their way to Minneapolis to begin a 6 months training course in radio and radar engineering, Miss Elizabeth Hanes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Hanes, 925 Delaware N. E., and Miss Mary Kuhn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kuhn, 602 Jefferson N. W., are now enrolled as students in Minneapolis. After the successful completion of this course, they will be stationed at Wright field, Dayton, Ohio, in the aircraft- radio branch of the army air corps. Miss Hanes and-Miss Kuhn are graduates of the Mason City high school, class of '43, and have attended the Mason City junior college for a year and a half. (Free photo) . Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hebel and youngest daughter, Henrietta, 229 2nd N. E., are leaving on a trip to Calves ton, Texas. MONDAY St. Cecilia circle -Postponed to Tuesday. Homecraft club-. 8, Manual arts building. TUESDAY Wa-Tan-Ye club-12, Hotel Hanford. Athenian club-1, Adams home, 680 East State. Portland Township training school Mrs. Howard Treloar. Bed Cross Volunteers-1 to 4:30, Lincoln sewing room; 1:15 to 4:15, surgical dressings room, 12 Delaware S. E. . First Christian First Christian Women's board-2, church. St. Cecilia's circle-7:30, Mrs. Arthur Whipple, 909 8th S. E. Business Girls league-- · 7:30, Y. M. C. A. Grant P. T. A.-7:30, school, public card party. Women of the Moose-8,-Moose hall, public party. Oddfellows-- 8, I. O. O. F. hall. Clio club- Miss Cora Sundell, 40 Oak drive. SIZES 10-40 Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dean, 105 20th S. E., have had as their guests Mrs. Eva Tofflemeier and son, Roy, of Lime Creek who have left for Portland, Ore., where they will join Mr. Tofflemeier and establish their home. Mrs. Tofflemeier has been employed at Woolworths for the past few years. Mr. Toffle- meier has been working in Portland for 2 years. --o-LICENSES TO WED ISSUED TO COUPLES New Hampton --- Marriage licenses have been issued to Forrest Shauis, 21, and Marilyn Wagner, 18, both of Waterloo; Henry Oldenkamp, 24, Sheldon, and Kathryn DeZeeuw, 22, Boyden; William Joseph McKibbon, 24, Peoria, 111., and Evelyn Mildred Webber, 19, Parkersburg; William M. Moreland, 28, Washington, D. C., and Jean Anne Gleason, 19, New Hampton. An easy to get-in-and-out-of frock that becomes a pinafore when you omit the sleeves. Jolly in flower of fruit cotton prints; shoulder ruffles edged in ric rac. No. 3810 is cut in sizes 10, ]2, 14, 16, 18, 20 and 40. Size. 16, with short sleeves requires 4 yards 35- inch fabric, 1% yards ric rac. Send 16c for pattern, which includes complete sewing guide. Print your Name, Address and Style Number plainly. Be sure to state size you wish. Include postal unit or zone number in your address. Just out, the Spring Fashion Book, containing 175 pattern designs of smart clothes for all v ages, all occasions, all sizes; beautifully illustrated in color. Price 15c a copy. Address Pattern Department, Globe-Gazette, 121 W. 19th St., New York II, N. Y. i PAUL FAMILY GATHERS Meservey--Iva M a e Paul sta-, tioned at Washington, D. C., is enjoying a few days at the parental C. F. W. Paul home. Others at the Paul home are Loral Paul, seaman 1/c, whom she had not seen for almost 3 years; Cpl. Arlo Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Paul and family of Minnesota, and Ralph Paul who is working in Mason City. Norwegian Girls Serve on Tanker AP Newsfeatures Baltimore--Girls in the galley, posies in the portholes and women on the wireless don't make the crewmen of one Norwegian oil tanker quail--they like 'em. ' In fact, all the men, including their skipper, Capt. Rolf Larsen, a Norwegian merchant mariner for 40 years, take for granted--and actually praise--their petticoat · colleagues: When their vessel put out to sea recently from Baltimore, there were no cries for an albatross as blond, blue-eyed Elsa Greaker, also Norwegian, began her 2nd voyage as the ship's stewardess and Mrs. Mary Milne, widow of a Canadian soldier, signed up as wireless operator. Exotic ports around the world are familiar names to Elsa, who has been going to sea ever since she was 18 when her -father, a ship captain now living near Oslo, helped her get her first job on a passenger line.. . But this is the first voyage--and her first wireless job--for Mrs. Milne whose husband was killed . in France on Oct. 1. Even Chief Steward Mauritz Mathison, of Nottoro, Norway, admits that Elsa holds sway in the ; galley. "Why shouldn't I admit it?" was his cryptic comment. Stewardess Greaker was particularly anxious to begin the present trip, since she hopes to meet her husband, a 2nd mate with the Norwegian merchant marine, whom she has not seen iri 9 months. They have a 6 months old son' whom papa has not yet met and who stays with friends when mama sets sail. Captain Ijarsen, whose vessel 'was in at the Maryland drydock for overhauling, admitted it was the manpower shortage which led him to hire a female stewardess in the first place--but, he says: "Elsa can do the job better than any man. As for courage . . . that girl doesn't have any nerves." "Oh one of our convoy trips a munitions ship was hit. The concussions from the explosion were so great that everything in this cabin was thrown out of place. I walked outside and found Elsa calmly standing on the lower bridge watching the show. ."When I suggested she come inside, she said, 'If the boys can stand out here, I can' too.' " Holder of the Albert medal for gallantry in World war I arid the ^Norwegian war medal, "Captain' Larsen doesn't worry'about"!any. possible unpleasant situations with women aboard. His ultimatum--.^ "My men will act like gentlemen to any lady in the crew--or go over the gangway fast." Administration at St. Louis. Sgt. Fifield, who has returned from 2te years' duty overseas, is stationed at Camp Gruber, Muskogee, Okla. TO EASE MISERIES OF Modem way to relieve discomforts of diet colds is to rub Vicfcs VapoRub on throat, chest and back at bedtime. VapoRub starts right away to help relieve -congestion and irritation in upper bronchial tubed? ·._!,___ . _ _ _ . loosen phlegm, ease PENETRATES to cold- coughing, clear the head congested upper bronchial tubes with its special, sooth- soreness or tightness. ing medicinal vapors. '^ nd Y!S? Rub ' sd 2? Ie ^ *"* action focps on working . for hours to bring welcome relief, inviting restful sleep. But remember this about home treatment of chest colds... ONLY VAPORUB fives you the special penetrating-stimulating action pictured and described above. Almosteueryoncknows C T I U I I I »Tro ' X)w good VapoRub is for children and S I i M U L A I to chest and grown-ups too. It's time-tested, home- back surfaces like a^arm- CelemedytrS W|CKS mg, comtorting poultice. ing miseries of colds,. Jf VAPoRu* S. A. SINGERS --Gladys Swarthout, concert singer, dons Salvation Army bonnet, and joins choristers in a hymn. fOR C O L D STUFFED NOSES 12 drops in each nostril I open clogged noae, you I breathe freer. Caution: I Use only as directed. .StJoseph ASPIRiN 100 TABLETS 3» ' WORLD'S LARGEST SELLER AT I0 Vera Vessell Bride of Thomas Mangan Forest City--The marriage of J. Thomas Mangan, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Mangan of Forest City and Miss Vera Vessell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Vessel of Sle v Genevieve, Mp., took place on the campus of the University of I Notre Dame in the Lady chapel of the Sacred Heart church, Jan. 25. The historic Bernine altar served r a background for'the double ring ceremony which was performed by the Rev. Eugene Burke, C. S. C. who was assisted at the mass by Brother Boniface, C. S. C. Brother Genard presided at the organ. Maxine Mangan, a sister of the bridegroom, was maid of honor. Robert Michaud of Clarcmont, N. H., was best man. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast for immediate family and a few close friends followed in the Blue room at the Hotel Oliver in South Bend, Ind. Mrs. Mangan was .graduated from the Valle high school at Ste. Genevieve and of the St. Louis University school of nursing. She is now a supervisor at the St. John's hospital in St. Louis. Mr. Mangan was graduated from the Forest City high school and received his bachelor of science degree from the University of .Notre Dame. He is now a sophomore navy medical student at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He "has assisted his father at the Mangan drug store during vacations. The couple are living at 5528 Pershing Apt. No. 405, St. Louis, Mo. --o-Cotton g o o d s production dropped from its 1942 peak of more than 11,000,000,000 linear yards to a little under 10,000,000,000 linear yards. Military requirements for cotton cloth continue to climb. Final Markdown i ' SNOWSUITS A very exceptional group. Many Fabrics All Colors Most All Sizes At least 80 per cent of the people in Bolivia live at an altitude of more than 10,000 feet. 26-28 East State St. ii'i

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