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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, May 4, 1936
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£a3^^ SIX MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MAY 4 10TH ANNIVERSARY TO BE OBSERVED BY UNIVERSITY WOMEN Convention .on Schedule for May 8-9 23 Branches of Iowa Association of University Women to Meet. Iowa division of the American Association of University Women will celebrate its tenth anniversary at the state convention to be held in Ames on May 8 and 9. At this time state officers and representatives from the 23 Iowa branches wiil hold their convention meetings in the Memorial Union of Iowa State college. The present Iowa division was organized at a meeting in Ames on Jan. 8, 1926. Since that time it has enlarged and branches have been established in towns throughout the state until now there are approximately 1,500 members. At the 1936 'convention, activities of the past decade will be reviewed and plans for the next decade will be made. Birthday Luncheon. Mrs. F. H. Fuller of Ames, state president, will preside at the convention meetings. The first regular session will be an informal "birthday luncheon held Friday noon, May 8. At this luncheon all the past presidents will be honored and interest- Ing historical incidents will be revealed. The women who will be honored are Miss Callie' Wieder of Waterloo, Mrs. F. H. Waters of Ames, Mrs. J. N. Hughes of Des Moines, Miss Marion. Daniells of Ames, and Miss Alison Atchison of Cedar Falls. On Friday afternoon the sessions · will be devoted to business and to a discussion of the fine arts. The fine arts session will present an exhibit of the paintings, prints, and sketches of Lowell Houser. Friday evening the convention group will meet for dinner. The guest speaker for the dinner will be Dr. Katharine J. Gallagher, professor of history at Goucher college, Baltimore. Dr. Gallagher, who is chairman of the National A. A, U. W. Fellowship Award committee, will speak On "The Next Step for the College Woman in Our Modem World." At the dinaer there will be a special section for the Junior University Women's group for the discussion of interests and activities of that group. Conferences Planned. During the second day of the (convention, there will be an interesting series of conferences grouped May Marriage Miss Donafred Richards of Mason City, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Richards OS Decorab, became the bride of Clyde Peters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Peters, of New Hampton, Sunday morning at 8 o'clock at the Trinity Lutheran church. The Rev. O. L. N. Wigdahl read the service. Miss Dorothy Freder- ickaon acted as maid of honor and Clinton Peters, twin brother of the bridegroom, was best man. The bride was attired in a long white mousseline de sole gown and her flowers were pink roses and white sweet peas. Miss Frederickson wore a pale blue with grey accessories. The couple will be at home in New Hampton where Mr. Peters is employed. under the special divisions of the Association's program of work and study, namely education, fellowship, .international relations and legislative activity. These conferences are planned to be of practical value in developing branch · activity. They will be presided over by the state chairmen of each branch · of work who are Prof. Estella Boot of Iowa City, education; Miss Alison Atchison of Cedar Falls, fellowship; Mrs. A. H. Woods of Iowa City, international relations, and Miss Maude Gilchrist of Des Moines, legislation. Saturday noon the convention will be concluded by a luncheon meeting at which the group will honor the three women who have served as sectional directors during the 10 years in which the Iowa division has been organized. These women are Mrs. Guy Stanton Ford and Mrs. H. K. Painter, both of Minneapolis, and Mrs. F. H. Waters of Ames. 142 Attend Celebration' at Library Memory of Hans Christian Andersen Honored by Mason Cityans. "It was springtime in the country" the opening sentence of one of Hans Christian Andersen's stories, headed the registration sheets at the Mason City public library Sunday afternoon where 142 persons signed their names after looking a~ the exhibits of books arranged by the Library staff. Mrs. Rasmus Skaare in a Har- 'danger costume sang old Scandinavian folk songs accompanying herself on her imperial harp. Sne was assisted in helping- the staff receive and show the exhibits by Mrs. L P. Vermidal in a costume from Hailing valley, colorful in wool embroidery with cap richly embroidered; by Miss Esther Wik in a costume of her mother's from the Tele- marken valley and by Mrs. R. 0. Storvick, who wore a Danish costume that belongs to Mrs. B. E. Setterberg.' pictures of Statues. Mrs. Setterberg lent some exquisite copper frames made in Denmark in which were pictures of two famous statues of Andersen, one of which is located in Copenhagen and one in Odense. A replica cf the Copenhagen statue is in Lincoln park in Chicago. The Odense statue is the one depicting Andersen with a book and two children at his side evidently absorbed in a story. The pictures were lent by Mrs. John Christianson vdio also lent a book of fairy tale's in Danish with the original illustrations which was interesting for comparison with the editions illustrated by many famous artists: Gwen Raverat, Pamela Bianco, Arthur Rackham, Elizabeth McKinstry, Helen Stratton, Louis Rhead, Edmund Dulac and Kay Neilsen. Mrs. Lars Hctland also lent some old Scandinavian books. The children who came with their parents enjoyed looking at the pictures and the books; they enjoyed the Andersen stories that Miss Avis Gregory and Miss Dorothy Peterson told during the afternoon. Some of the adults were glad to listen again to the "Little Shepherdess and Lhe Chimney-sweep," "The Real · "The Little Match RUCHING AT NECKLINE GLOBE-GAZETTE PEERLESS 15 CENT PATTERN 160 Fifth Avenue,, New York City by DIANA DAY Plaited Ruching Provides Edging to Finish High Neck and Sleeves of This Fro'ckf Skirt Is Gored. Sheer cool print silk made this simple and youthful little dress. Note the pleated ruching that frames the face. The smart neck reflects the Chinese influence. It gives you a chance to wear posies at the neck. A modern clip is also attractive. The skirt, cleverly cut with gores at the front, snugs the hips and adds graceful swing to the hemline. You couldn't imagine anything njore practical or easier to make. It takes the minimum of material, and will cost you next to nothing. Sheer cotton prints, in dots checks or stripes, are delightful for summer town wear. Style No. 2927 is designed for sizes 14, 16, 18 years, 36, 38 and 40-inches- bust. Size 16 requires 3% yards of 39-inch material with 2',-i yards of 1-inch pleating, Send fifteen cents (15c) (coin is preferred) for pattern. Write plainly your name, address and style number. Be sure to state size you wish. New summer 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. 2927 Princess" and lirl." Floral Displays. The room in which the pictures She Knows the Secret of Beauty . Daily Hot Water Baths... Her Magic Formula! r ES, indeed! Ask any attractive woman her beauty secret and she'll tell you: "Perfect cleanliness above oil!" No woman is plain if her hair has sheen and softness . . . if her skin is clear and glowing . . . clothing crisply fresh. Cleanliness is a lovable quality. It finds friends. Freshness--cleanness -- sweetness. . . . These are beauty. That is why, discriminating women neve~r dream of being without hot water--bountiful hot water. For daily tubs or showers . . . weekly shampoos . . . frequent laundering of lingerie and dainty accessories, it's an absolute necessity. You will especially like AUTOMATIC HOT WATER because it is always hot,'always ready . . . and always enough. An Automatic Gas Water Heater is low in price. And it's so very economical to operate that you'll never need to stint on hot water. Your house will shine, too, with half the effort. ' ' * Attractive person . . . charming hostess . . . happy homemaker . . . Automatic Gas Hot Water service makes it easier to be all three! PSOPLBS GAS AND ELECTRIC Ca of Andersen were arranged was gay with geraniums in pots. Great ferns stood at the door and a huge bunch of snapdragons on the desk. In the east room were more than 20 hydrangea plants in the delicate pastel shades. Downstairs the library was decorated in delicate green branches and garden books were on display. There were tables for Scandinavian history, literature and travel with one for the old sagas. Some of the choice additions of the Elizabeth Hanford collection interested many persons, especially the portfolio of modern art and the "American Scene' 1 illustrated by Stanley Arthurs'. · '· ' BITS ABOUT 'EM' Mr and Mrs. A. W. Harroun, 306 Adams avenue northwest, Miss Laura Kern, 40 Oak drive, and Mrs. Rose Crane, 610 Adams avenue northwest, have returned from Cedar Rapids where they spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. John Cooper and Miss Letty Keerl. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Carleton Stewart, 213 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, have taken a cottage at Algona Beach, Clear Lake, for the summer. * * » Miss Jeanne Ericson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Ericson, 121 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, has returned from a four months' visit in California. Mr. and Mrs.-C. D. Olson of Pasadena, Cal., former Mason City residents, accompanied her here and are guests of the Ericsons and other friends here. * * * Miss Blanche Ely, 204 Third street northwest, has returned from Sibley where she spent the weekend. * * a Miss Sara Tamres of Chicago spent the week-end with her father, Harry Tamres, 213 East State street. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Harley Ransom, 934 Jackson avenue northwest, have named their newly adopted son, James Harley. He is nearly two months old. The baby is named. James for Mr. Ransom's father, Tod Ransom. * * * Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Buirge, 537 First street southeast, have returned from McCook, Nebr., where they Now Showing A Superb Collection of Styles in Fur Jackets Smart . . . New . . . Practical . . . Exclusive Open Evenings By Appointment were called last week by the illness of Mrs. Buirge's mother. Mrs. F. J. Martin, who was struck by a hit and run driver. Mrs. Martin's condition is improving. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Don Blood and children, Kenneth and Katherine, and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Booen and daughter, Margaret, all of Albert Lea, were week-end guests of Mr. Booen's brother-in-law and sister, Mi-, and Mrs. H. E. Kennedy, 1523 Monroe avenue northwest. * W * R. D. Austin, 320 East State street, left Saturday for the east where he will visit at Harrisburg, Pa., Washington and New York. In Neiv York he will attend an underwriters conference. He plans to be gone about a week. * # * Among the Mason Cityans attending the international convention of the White Shrine in' Des Moines this week are Mrs. Henry Billman, 422 Fourteenth street northwest; Mrs. Lester Billman, 1227 Monroe- avenue northwest, Mrs. Charles Sheets, Century Annex, and Miss Doris , Mahlstadt, 1220 Massachusetts' avenue southeast. * * * Miss, Clara Fischer, 132 First street northwest, spent the weekend visiting- in Hartley. * * * Miss Margaret Handel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Handel, 1051 Fourth street southwest, will play the leading role of Stella Hallam in the play, "Another Language," to be given by the Purple Masquers, dramatic society at Cornell college, Mount Vernon, May 22. * * * Mr. and Mrs. V. P. Stillwell, 105 Georgia avenue southeast, and Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Johnson, 510 Carolina avenue southeast, have moved to the Connelly cottage at Clear Lake for the season. * * * Mrs. Martin Koeneman of St. Paul who has been visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Ristau, 819 Monroe avenue northwest, has left for her home. WILMA WOODWARD HONORED AT PARTY Mrs. W. A. Couse and Miss Wava Woodward were hostesses at a kitchen shower honoring Miss Wilma Woodward who will be married early in June to Warren L. Davisson. A mock wedding and stunts provided the evening's entertainment.' MEMORIAL ADDRESS WILL BE BROADCAST Announcement has been received by the local tent of the Daughters of Union Veterans of a Memorial day address to be given over KRNT Monday night at 10:15 o'clock. ST. JOSEPH P. T. A. TO MEET TUESDAY St. Joseph P. T. A. will meet Tuesday evening at the parish hall at 7;30 o'clock for a program which will include an operetta, "Spring Glow," by the first four grades, and a talk on "Cultivating the Art of Appreciating Music" by Mrs. W. H. Hathorn, assisted by Miss Louise Macket. This will be the last meeting of the year and there will be election of'officers. A social hour will follow the program. COUPLES GRANTED MARRIAGE LICENSES NEW HAMPTON -- Roger W. Lowe, legal, and Emma Lash, legal, both of Des Moines; Sidney Edwin Edwards, 31, and Lillian W. Anderson, 25, both of Rocltford; R. W. Strohschein, 22, Hawkeye, and Helen Miller, 18, West Union, have been isued licenses to wed. --·;»-- MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED TO COUPLES CRESCO--Marriage licenses were issued at Cresco April 30 for Lloyd Eberling, 25, and Mildred Bigalk, 21, both of Cresco:' Walter Schultz, 24. and Allenc Holling. 22, both of Rochester, Minn. Mason City Girls Plan for Veishea Iowa State College Prepares for Its Annual Festivity. AMES--Four Mason City girls, students in home economics at Iowa State college, are actively engagec in preparations for Veishea, a day exposition to be held May to 16. They are Jean Temple, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Temple Elizabeth Schoby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. K, Schoby, Dorothy Fischbeck, daughter Of Mr. and Mrs Ralph Fischbeck, and Ruth Steinberg, daughter of E. R. Steinberg. During Veishea, Iowa State throws its doors wide open for the benefit of high school students and their parents and friends throughout the entire state. Every department is preparing exhibits to show the work of students, faculty and graduates in the five divisions of the college--engineering, agriculture, home economics, industrial science and veterinary medicine. Veishea opens May 14 with ceremonies at Memorial Union and registration for the home economics and agricultural congresses. Friday, May 15, brings open houses and along with the educational features, there'll be those o-so-good cherry pies, dished out at home economics. "Just an -old Veishea custom" --and there'll be thousands of them, all baked by pretty co-eds. Finally, on May 16, departments, fraternities and sororities will vie for prizes in the traditional Veishea parade of gay floats. An estimated crowd of 20,000 visitors is expected to overflow the campus for these free educational phases of Veishea. To round out the three day exposition, there'll be features such as athletic events, a student-produced "Nile Show," a spring concert, the annual student vodvil, an intercollegiate debate, and a swimming circus. _*_ SOCIAL CALENDAR MONDAY 85 club-6:30 o'clock, Presbyterian church, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rae, Mr. and Mrs. Max Boyd, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mettler, Mr. and Mrs. Merle An' derson, committee. Young Women's council-7 o'clock, Y. W. - C. A. Household Employes class-7:30 o'clock, Y. W. C. A. Presbyterian Evening circle-Mrs. L. E. Valentine. TUESDAY W. M. T. club-2 o'clock, Mrs. F. J. Riley, 413 Carolina avenue southeast. St. Joseph's P. T. A.-7:30 o'clock, parish hall, operetta, "Spring Glow," talk on "Art of Appreciating Music" by Mrs. W. H. Hathorn, assisted by Miss Louise Macket. Woman's club board-9:30 o'clock, Administration building. Wa-Tan-Ye club-12 o'clock, Hotel Hanford. Gadalot club-1:15 o'clock, Eadmar hotel, Mrs. W. M. Gregerson, hostess. Matinee Musicale-2 o'clock, Miss Ruth Stevens, 321 Washington avenue northwest. Mrs. J. H. Marston, lesson. E. T. W. club- Postponed one week. D. A. K. board-Postponed. North Western Women-2 o'clock, P. G. E. VV. B. C-2:30 o'clock, V. F. W. hall. Unity Chapter No. 58 O. E. S-7:30 o'clock, Masonic temple. East Side Presbyterian Social circle Miss Edna Wilcox,- Mrs. L. V. Fox, assisting. Double Y May dance-8 o'clock. Moose hall. Junior Hadassah-S o'clock, Jewish community center. Convalescing at Hospital. CLARKSVILLE -- Mrs. E l m e r Crawford is at the state university hospital at Iowa City convalescing from surgical treatment for hernia. Owing to a district banquet being held in Mason City, Tuesday evening, May 5th which many of our members will attend, the opening Country Club dance is postponed to, June 18th. MASON CITY GOLF COUNTRY CLUB Hamilton . . AMERICA'S GREATEST WATCH (£07 PA VALUES «P«JJ.OU up Lay one away for Graduation at Blanchard's. TEEMS IF DESIRED WATCHES DIAMONDS S WEST STATE WIFE PRESERVERS For a new flavor try adding nuts and mushrooms to the dressing for roast fowl. Child Health Day Observed by Newly Organized Juniors Three new memuers were added to the newly organized Junior American Legion Auxiliary at a meeting Saturday afternoon bringing the enrollment to IT. The occasion was the celebration of national child health day and at the close of the party, refreshments was served by Mrs. Earl Leaman. Members of the senior Auxiliary will hear a broadcast of the winners in the amateur radio contest sponsored by the organization Tuesday night from 10:45 to 11 o'clock from WHO. Mrs. C. A. Thomas, president of the local Auxiliary, has appointed Mrs. H. H. Boyce a judge for the music contest to be held at the fourth district meeting at New Hampton. The competitors are from Charles City, Osage and Waukon. 5,000 White Shrine Members Convening in Annual Session DES MOINES, UP)--Five thousand members of 'the White Shrine gathered here Monday for their international convention, which will be attended by 1,200 'delegates from throughout the United Statea and Canada. Supreme officers, headed by Mrs. Rose M. Reid of Washington, Iowa, supreme worthy high priestess completing her year's term with this convention, attended a banquet Sunday night. A banquet and grand ball will open the convention proper, which will run through Wednesday. This is the second time in 42 years the convention has been held in Iowa. There are at present 444 shrines in the United States and Canada, 13 new shrines having been organized during the last year. Thirty-five patrol drill teams are expected to attend the convention. They wiil give a drill exhibition Wednesday evening. MUSIC MOTHER'S TO SPONSOR SILVER TEA A High School Music Mothers silver tea will be sponsored by Mrs.' J. Kropman, 820 .Delaware avenue northeast, Friday afternoon from 3 to 5 o'clock. The tea will be followed by a musical program. All music · mothers have been invited to attend and to bring guests. Return From California. FREDERICKSBURG -- Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Karsten and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Miller returned Friday from Pomona, Cal., where they spent the winter. SMARTER STYLES, BETTER QUALITY FOR LESS--SINCE 1920 3MK, OURTESY AND SATISFACTION NELLY DON COURTESY AND SATISFACTION WITH KVERY PURCHASE Especially for Mothers Dav--tJxese frocks by that lamoiLs designer, Nelly Don, wlio knows what mothers like. Is she tintype? -- there are oelow-the-eloow sleeves, V-neck closings, subdued tones . . . is she modern as her daughter?--then fluttering sleeves, organdy ihitings and colors brighter . . . for every mother there are Nelly Dons -- worthy gifts, though inexpensive, that she'll enjoy long after this day of days. "SEE YOU TOMORROW"

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