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March 22, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 22 · 1937 ELEVEN PASSION WEEK SERVICES OPEN C. W. Hicks Gives First of Series of Sermons at Church of Christ. .Special evening services opened Sunday at the Church of Christ and will continue through the Passion week. The speaker Sunday night was C. W. Hicks, elder in the church and patsor o£ the Portland community church. Mr. Hicks spoke on the need of an awakened church membership, maintaining that "the hands of Jesus are bound by the indifference of church members." · .Mrs. R. E.'Prusia conducted the song service. A vocal solo was presented by Mrs. J. H. Marston. Haynes to Sneak. Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock S. L. Haynes was scheduled to deliver the sermon, with Mrs. Haynes conducting the music, which includes organ selections by Mrs. Helen Dunn. . The Rev. C. S. Kleckner, pas- lor of the Church of Christ at Hampton, will be the speaker at 1he Tuesday evening service, which also will open at 7:30 o'clock. The song service will be led by Mrs. R. E. Prusia. A vocal solo will be given by. Mrs. Berle Clawson and organ selections by Mrs. Dunn. The Rev. D. L. Kratz, pastor of ilie church, will be the speaker Wednesday evening, giving a sermon on "What Think Ye of Christ?" The song service and special music will be in charge of Mrs. J. E. Hynds. To USD Candlelight. A candlelight community service is planned for Thursday evening, with organ selections by Miss Miriam Marston, candle procession by the Church of Christ young people and congregational singing led by the choir. An illustrated cross service will be held Friday evening with music by J. J. Fitzgerald and the young people's chorus. ' The sermon will be on "The Three Crosses." WIFE PRESERVERS ff you rub your hot water bottle with a cloth dipped in glycerine before you hang it away, it will be less likely to develop leaks. The glycerine keeps the rubber from drying out. DATA SHOWN IN CITY SALARIES Mason City Slightly Above Average Among Larger Communities. That the salaries paid municipal employes of Mason City is slightly above the average for the state is indicated in a survey of 35 Iowa cities with a population of more than 5,000, recently completed by the Iowa Taxpayers association. The total administrative salaries for all of these cities was given as SS 10,808. The figures, .based on data collected in the state auditor's office, showed the average per capita cost for all the cities was 75'cents. Mason City's cost, is approximately 78 cents. TELL OF CHURCH AT PORTLAND C. W. Files Explains Operation of Rural Congregation Over KGLO. Charles W. Files, prominent Portland farmer, explained the part that the Portland community church plays in the life of its community in a question and answer presentation on the North Iowa Forum over KGLO Sunday night. Arthur Pickford, farm editor of the Globe-Gazette and formerly of the Portland vicinity, interviewed Mi-. Files, formerly president of the Farm Bureau and past member of the lower house at Des Moines from Cerro Govdo county. Fifty Years 01(1. Piles explained that for almost 50 years a Sunday school has been conducted at Portland, and that during most of the time preaching services were held with supply preachers from Mason City or Nora Springs usually bringing the sermons. Because of several different protestant beliefs being represented in the church, Files was asked how harmony was maintained and how the operation of the Sunday services were financed. He answered: "The essence of the articles pre- CHAPPED LIPS cracking, apply soothing g Mcnthalatum. up-to-the-minute CM am. But if y n u arc not deliqhltd. send empty carlon and tubs to Men((rafatum Camoany, Wichita, Kama*, for refund cf piuchaje price and Hoveland Is Winner of P i o n e e r Marble Tourney at Y.M.C.A. Arnold Hoveland, 2217 South Delaware, won the Pioneer Marble tournament played at the Y. M. C. A. Saturday afternoon in the banquet room. The games were played inside because of the wet school- grounds. p. Allan, 111 Twentieth street southeast, was the runnerup in the tournament. To win his title, Hoveland deefated D. Allan, run- nerup, Lloyd Robertson and D. Dreher. The game of "Rings" was played in the tournament, and 20 boys took part. The tournament was supervised by Dick Holman, Harvey Wynn, and Tim Sherman. The next Saturday's event for boys will be the annual Kite Flying contest which will be held at the Roosevelt stadium. pared and adopted .contained this ' clause: "Where the Bible speaks, we speak and where the Bible s silent, we are silent;' and .each member shall interpret the scrip- ures according to the dictates of lis conscience . . . Members will )e received either on confession of faith or by letter . . . A board of seven members, elected for one year, has official charge of the :hurch . .. pur ministers are hired a majority vote ot the membership and come with the agreement that they will accept as their salary all money that is enclosed in the envelopes when the regular offering is taken, and all the loose change is used for other church expenses." No Church Building. It was explained that the con- Tegation has no church building. The Woodman hall is used, a place that is also used for 4-H club affairs and other social meetings, and is really, the social center of the community. The fact that there was never any clash of doctrines in.the congregation was pointed out by Mr. Files when he said that the congregation once had a Baptist minister for two years . . . and that there had not been a single Baptist member in the group. Will Go to Congo. SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs, Cornelius Jantz of South Dakota spoke in the Baptist church. They plan to sail from New York ir April to .go as missionaries to the Belgian Congo, Africa. Convention Report of Fourth D i s t r i c t on Townsend Program Verne A. Mcttler was scheduled ,o give the report of the Fourth congressional district conven- ion, held at New Hampton Satur-' day, at the Townsend club meet- ng at the P. G. E. auditorium it 7:30 o'clock Monday night. About 20 persons from Mason City and Clear Lake attended the convention, the object of which was ;o elect an organizer for the disr tr'ict. Lloyd Smith was elected chairman of the Fourth district organization and Mrs. O. S. Winter, secretary. Headquarters for the district will be at Mason City. Eleven members were also elected on the congressional board from the district, with Mr. Mettler elected president and C. W. Files, vice president. Glenn Fcsscnclen has taken up his duties in the basket room at the Y. M. C. A. while Strobcl Hosteller has assumed his new responsibilities at the main desk in the evening. Visits in Minnesota. CHAPIN--O. P. Jones left Fri 7 day for a week's visit with his son at Austin, Minn., and with his daughter at Grand Meadow Minn. CENTRAL CHURCH HOLDS SERVICES Confirmation and Reception of Members Feature on Palm Sunday. On Palm Sunday, as is the traditional order of the church. Central Lutheran church received a class of young men and women nto communicant membership by .he order of confirmation Sunday. The confirmants were: Bonnie Jean Bayless, Bonnie Lou Faktor, Bettie Lee Faktor, Bernetta Clara Kellar, Mona Elizabeth Hintzen, Wanda Maxine Hintzen, Loreen Francis Wynn, Burnell Ellsworth Geving, Vernoh Harold Gutterman, Warren Selmer Hage, Donald Kenneth Kuhn, Arnold David Rivedal and Robert Charles Wass. The following were received into membership by letters of transfer from former church membership: Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Anderson, transferred from the Atonement Lutheran church of Racine, Wis., and Mr. O. T. Lien, transferred .from a Lutheran church at Bismarck, N. Dak. By confession of faith the following were received into membership: Mr. and Mrs. Irvie W. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Lee, Mrs. Jess Carroll, Mrs. Elizabeth Voelz, Miss Francis Rice, Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Erdal and Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Hage with children, Carol Sylvia, Doreen Lois, Orvel Kenneth and Joyce Ann. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Berg and daughter, Melvadine Berg, were welcomed back into active membership of the church after many months of absence from the city to which they have now returned for permanent residence. Visit in Des Moines. BUFFALO CENTER--Mrs. Milo Halvorson and daughter, Mrs. Olson, are visiting in Des Moines and Woolstock this week. PAINT WAIIPAPER Iowa Senate Passes . Measure to Prohibit Marihuana Growing DES MOINES, (fP)--The Iowa senate passed unanimously and scut to the house Monday a bill to strengthen the slate narcotics law and prohibit the cultivation of marihuana. Sen. James Gillespie (D) of Des Moines, sponsor of the bill explained it is a uniform narcotics act recommended by the United States attorney general's office to decrease illicit drug traffic. Meets at Bailey Home. BRITT--The Friday club met for a 1:30 luncheon at the J. A. Bailey home with Mrs. Jacob Clark as hostess. Do You Catch Cold Easilq? PREVENT mcmn colds VICKS VA-TRO-NOL Do Your Colds H a n q o n a n d o n ? 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B O U R J O I S MAIN FLOOR 'DRmorvs I Safety Movies and Talks Are Given in Holy Family School Safety moving pictures were shown at the Holy Family school Monday morning. Patrolman John Hrubetz and Highway Patrolman Ed Faber gave short talks on highway and street safety. This program is a part of the safety emphasis for the next two weeks in the schools of Mason City, sponsored by the local police department, the Y. M. C. A,, state highway patrol and the local Mason City Safety Council. The program will be given in Grant, Wilson, 3arfield and St. Joseph's school on j Tuesday. Any parent or persons ~nterested may attend these programs. SOCIETY MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED AT OSAGE OSAGE--Licenses have been issued here to Lawrence H. Erdmann and Orphic M. Stromley, Osage; Wallace E. Norling, 24, and Alma Anderson, 33, Minneapolis; Arvie B. Severson, 31, Carpenter, and Agnes Feldt, 23, St. Ansgar; LeJand B. Ellingson, 31, Carpenter, and Irene E. Feldt, 22, St. Ansgar. COUPLES GRANTED LICENSES TO WED ALGONA--Marriage licenses issued in Kossuth county the past weelc were to Virgil Jensen/legal, Swea City, and Gladys Jacobsen, legal, Winnebago, Minn.; Lloyd M. Butler, 21, and Alice J. Johnson, 21, both ot Forest City; Martin A. Dreyer, 21, and Made Schallin, 20, both of LoneRbck; Henry L. Pedersen, 23, Humboldt, and Bet-nice May Dearchs, 21, Aigona. --o-- rEDERSEN-DEAUCHS ALGONA--At the home of Mr. and Mrs. If. H. Dearchs, the mnr- riage of their daughter, Bernicc May, lo Henry L. Pcdersen o! Humboldt was performed Saturday by the Rev. J. H. Edge, pas,, tor of the Methodist church. Preceding the ceremony Miss Vnleria Pickett sans; "I Love You Truly' and Mrs. Paul Bell played the "Lohengrin" wedding march. The couple was attended and following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served to members of the immediate families. After a short wedding trip they will be a home in Humboldt where Mr. Pedersen is employed in the Humboldt creamery. 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