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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 5, 1949
Page 12
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Jan. 4, 1949 Mason City Glnbr-Gaielie, Mason City, la. Ralph Senensky Directing Little Theater Production RALPH SENENSKY Ernest Meyer Talks on Trip To Germany Conditions in Germany were described at a meeting of the Mason City Branch of the American Association of University Women, Monday evening at the Y. W.'C. A., when Ernest Meyer talked on a recent visit which he made there. He stressed the- -destruction which resulted from the bombings and spoke of the needs of the people for food and clothing. Mr. Meyer v/ho came to this country in 1922 and a brother of his who came in 1927 .made the trip back to visit their brothers and sisters. They were especially anxious to make the trip because of the illness of one of their brothers who had been in a Russian concentration camo. The great fear of the people now is that Russia will attack, according to Mr. Meyer. He described a visit which he made to his old school where he attended a class in geography and said he was pleased to hear the teacher telling the children that Hitler's armies could never have conquered the world. Mr. Meyer said that writing paper was one of the great needs of the schools. Mr. Meyer spoke of being at services in the Lutheran church which he formerly attended and said that the church, a large one • Directing technique acquired at the Pasadena Playhouse will be put to use by the Mason City Little Theater in its coming production of "The Glass Menagerie," which is being directed by Ralph Senen- sky and will be presented Jan. 26 and 27 in the high school auditorium. Mr. Senensky was graduated from the Pasadena Playhouse last June, receiving the 'degree of bachelor of theater arts, with a major in directing. His most recent Little Theater effort was in the play, "State of the Union," in which his portrayal of the press agent won considerable commendation. While he was in high school here, he had the title role in the Little Theater presentation of "H u c k 1 eb e r r v Finn." Mr. Senensky is a graduate of Mason City high school and junior college and worked in darmatics while in school here. He attended Coe college before going to Pasadena. Mrs/Marsh Is Honored Guest Mrs. Duane Knapp, Mrs. Lloyd Cummins and Mrs. Merlin McGowan entertained at a farewell party at the Cummins home, 117 Crescent drive, Monday evening, honoring Mrs. Glenn Marsh who is moving to Charles City. Guests ' were Mines. Robert Crim, Russell Clarke, Robert Major, Tom Irvine, Paul Hughes, Walter Rae, Glenn Harman, Steven Ban-on, William Layton, Charles Nye, Charles Brown and John Sternad. Bridge was played, prizes going to Mmes. Clarke, Crim, Nye and Irvine.. .A Pink and white color scheme was carried out in the decorations. which had not been damaged by bombing was filled to capacity. He pointed out that cities which escaped destruction are overcrowded now because of the people who have moved there from places which were destroyed, so that many of the schools have more pupils than they can handle. Following Mr. Meyer's talk, a question period was held. Miss Helen Miller, international relations chairman, was in charge. Miss Amy Stefi'en conducted the business session which preceded the program. Refreshments were served by Miss Esther Pagenhart and Miss Helen Thomas. BLANCHARD5 Joint Insta ation of Officers Conducted FORMER MASON CITYAN WEDS— Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Mary Lee Tudor, daughter of Mr and Mrs Walter H. Tudor of Park Ridge, 111., formerly ot: Mason c'itv and "rand- daughter of Mrs. G. F. Barnosky, 1625 Delaware S. E.! to Andrew Snowden, III, son of Mrs. Andrew Snowdcn, Jr., of Now York City performed Dec. 11 in the Community church at Park Rid"c bv the Rev. O. F. Jordan. Lighted tapers,* ------------ ........ --- ____ - ______ . . . . , ferns and chrysanthemums formed a background for the ceremony. Charlotte Matheson sang "I Love Thee" and "The Lord's Prayer," accompanied by Esther B. Hawkins, organist. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was dressed in steel blue slipper satin, ankle length, navy blue satin hat, navy shoes and long gloves. Her bouquet was of white roses and gardenias. Her only attendant was the bridegroom's sister, Julie, of New York City whose street length dress was of mink brown, complemented by a pink hat and gloves and brown shoes. She carried pink roses. Bruce Waters of New York was bestman and W. John Tudor, brother of the bride, was usher. A reception was held at Hie Comer Rice Studio, following the ceremony. Mrs.. Tudor received the guests dressed in light grey with a darker grey hat and accessories. Her corsage was pink camellias. The couple will be at home m the east. The bridegroopn was educated at Columbia university and is associated with the International Business Machines Co. f Help reRevt distress of MONTHLY . FEMALE COMPLAINTS Are you troubled by distress of female functional periodic disturbances? Does this make you suffer from pain, feel so nervous, tired— at such times? Then DO try Lydla E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms. Plnkham's has a grand soothing effect on one o) woman's most important organs! Mrs. Snowden attended Aiitioch col lego at Yellow Springs, Ohio. Out of town guests included Mrs. Barnosky, Mrs. Emma Barrett, Jamc-t; Tudor Barrett and Elmer Barnosky, all of Mason City. —o— Davidson-HelNe Wedding Is Held Decorah—At Yellow Medicine Lutheran church in Hanley Falls Minn., Miss Helen Corinnc Hellie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hellie of Hanley Falls, and Arthur Ole Davidson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Davidson of Cottonwood, Minn., were married by the Rev. G. B. Odegaard Dec. 29 in a single ring ceremony. Mrs. E. A. Ross played a half hour of nuptial music preceding the ceremony, and Ralph Forde sang. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Janet Hellie, and Arthur Branae w a s bestman, Lowell Hellie and Wesley Bottge were ushers. A reception was held in the church parlors following the ceremony. The bride attended Luther college and Radcliffe college, Cambridge, Mass. She taught in Granite Falls, Minn., Spencer and Decorah. Mr. Davidson was graduated from Luther college, received his master's degree from the University of Minnesota, and will receive his doctor's degree from Harvard university. They will reside at Hanover, N. H., where Mr. Davidson is chairman of the department of education at Dartmouth college. —o— Sprinkle plain sugar cookies with a little shredded coconut before baking; top each with a cherry half if desired. i NEIV Colgate- ftlmote-'Peet product... cuts dishwas time in half! £)khe$> ghsswafc g/eam without wfomo! 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Vel removes grease faster and more completely than soap...So when you pour off the suds, a light rub will leave your pans shiny clean! * Vel Is th« tride-mark ot the Colg«te-Palmolh/e-Pe«t Company • Ceremonies Held at Hall by 2 Lodges Joint installation of Mason City lodges of Odd Fellows and Rebek- ahs was held in I. O. O. F. hall Monday evening with Thornton staff in charge. Dale Rice was the i district deputy grand master and , Mrs. Lily Henrickson the district deputy president, with their staff: District deputy marshals, Ernie i Peters and Mrs. Vera Thacla; di*- ! trict deputy grand wardens, Murl Ytzen and Mrs. Hannah Jacobsen; district deputy grand secretaries, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Smith; district deputy grand treasurers, Mr. and Mrs. John Matthews. District deputy grand inside guardians were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bramsen, outside guardians, Mr. and Mrs. Will Nelson; chaplains, Clarence Nelson and Mrs. Dilla Hartwig; musician, Mrs. Lucille Wagner; soloist, Mrs. Marius Wonsmos; flag bearer, Mrs. Doris Ytzen. Mrs. N. T. DeWitt and B. I. Kintz were installed as noble grands and as they were installed Mrs, Wonsmos sang "Others." As the vice grands, Mrs. Jack Dickinson and Marshall Brown were installed, Mrs. Wonsmos read a poem, "Friend o' Mine." Mrs. Maude Maxson and Wayman Closson were installed as recording secretaries, Mrs. D. J. Perdue and Oliver F. Repp, financial secretaries; Mrs. Irwin Repp and Leo George, treasurers. The appointive officers of Queen Rebekah lodge were: Warden, Mrs. Richard Sandage; cqnductor, Mrs. K. M. Geiler; inside guardian, Mrs. C. A. Willis; outside guardian, Mrs. F. H. Schweer; R. S N. G., Mrs. W. E. Brown; L. S. N. G., Mrs. Arthur Geissmar: chaplain, Mrs. Elmer Zeigler, musician, Mrs. George Wendt; R. S. V. G., Mrs. Clarence Hubachcr; L. S. V. G., Mrs. Marshall Brown; instructor, Mrs. Alfred Clemens; color bearer, Mrs. Marvin Pearson; R. S. S., Mrs. Bruce Clark; L. S. S., Mrs. H. G. Martin; reporter, Mrs. Maynard Fessenden. Appointive officers of Mason City lodge No. 224 were: warden, Bill Lacepitz; conductor, Bruce Clark; inside guardian, Howard Trevett; outside guardian, Wayne Helm; R. S. N. G., Claude Whitney; L. S. N. G., James Allen; R. S. V. G., Bruce Helm; L S. V. G., Fred Rodas; R. S. S., John Sherman; L. S. S., Harold Schurtz; musician, Victor Hertig; chaplain, Jess Davis. The noble grand presented corsages to her officers and the vice grand to her officers. Mrs. Alfred Clemens thanked them. Corsages were presented to the noble grands, vice grands, district deputy presidents and boutonniers to the district deputy grand marshals by Mrs. U. W. Davis and Mrs. Earl Leaman. Mrs. DeWitt introduced her husband, her daughter, Myrna, and her son, Allen. He presented his mother a basket of roses from their other son who was not present. A basket of flowers was also presented to Mr. Kintz from his •X- *' * * *- Social Calendar TUESDAY Immanuel Martha society— 7. church. F.-D. P. club— 7, Cecil theater. Guesho club— 7:30, Mrs. Frank Jansen, 915 llth N. E. Immanuel trustees— 7:30, church. Woman's Catholic Foresters— 7:30, K. C. hall. Immanuel board— 8, church. Immanuel Martha society— 8, church. Subordinate lodge No. 224— 8, I. O. O. F. hall. Moose lodge— 8, Moose hall. Women's Labor auxiliary— 8, Labor hall. WEDNESDAY First Baptist congregation— 6:30. church. Loyal 10 club— 7:30, Mrs. J. W. Johnson, 641 Pennsylvania S. E. P. E. O. chapter IY— 1. Mrs. Lloyd Roberts, 1025 2nd N. W. P. E. O. chapter GN— 1, Mrs. Ray Seney, 608 Washington N. W. D. A. R.— 1, Mrs. Ben Henry, 1121 5th N. W. Coterie club— 1, Mrs. William Howie. 107 21st S. E. Legion Auxiliary— 1:30, Legion hall. Women of the Moose — 2, Moose hall, card party. Trinity B. and O. circle— 2, Mrs. Phil Jacobson, 416 Adams N. W. Our Saviour's Ladies aid—• 2, church. Queen Rebekah circle— 2, I. O. O. F. hall. P. E. O. chapter IW— 2, Mrs. Marvin Wolter, 120 Taylor N. W. P. E. O. chapter DZ— 2, Mrs. Earl Smith, 27 6th N. W. First Christian fellowship— 6:20, church, board at 8. Firth Methodist Wesleyan guild— 6:30, church dining room. U. S. W. V. auxiliary— 7:30, P. G. & E. Bethlehem circles— 8: Martha circle, Mrs. Ole Harmon, 130 First N. W.; Tabitha circle, Mrs. Joe Shima, 807 llth N. E.; Naomi circle, Mrs. Ed Gruben, Portland rural; Esther circle, Mrs. Alexander Speakar, Clear rural. Degree of Honor— fi. Labor hull. Kirk Pholo MRS. N. T. DEWITT B. I. KINTZ Lock Photo wife. Mrs. DeWitt and Mr. Kintz thanked the lodges for electing them. The district deputy grand master and district deputy president both spoke briefly and told of the year's work that had been outlined by their grand master and assembly president. Mrs. Dickinson spoke briefly and was presented a gift by her husband. Mr. Brown, Jack Farrer, grand warden of the grand lodge, and Oliver F. Repp, past grand master, spoke. Mrs. Charles Gooch presented the new junior past noble grand a past noble grand's pin from Queen Rebekah lodge, and Harry Vick presented the junior past grand a past grand cord regalia. The junior past noble grand and past grand are Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hertig. They thanked their officers for their co-operation this past term and wished success for the new officers. At the close of the installation, Doris Rosenkild sang "We Bring Our Love to- You," accompanied by Mary Jane Schwandt. Mrs. Wonsmos sang "An Evening Prayer," accompanied by Mrs. Wagner. An offering was taken which amounted to $16.91 to be used for i-eplacements in the hospital at the I. O. O. F. home. The Thornton staff put on a short drill. Refreshments were served by kitchen chairman, Mrs. Jess Davis, and the dining room chairman, Mrs. Donald Craig. If Your Nose Fills Up- Spoils Sleep Tonight—If your head Is so congested and stuffed-up with a cold that you can't get to sleep-put a few drops ol Vicks Va-tro-nol in each nostril. Instantly you'll feel your stuffy nose start to open up. For Va-tro-nol's specialised medication works right where trouble is to relieve such congestion. It makes breathing easier It invites restful sleep. Try it. Get Vicks Va-tro-nol Nose Drops! BITS ABOUT 'EM Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Oeschger and daughter, Sharon, 521 14th S. E., have returned from a trip to St. Petersburg and Tampa, Fla. They visited Mr. Oeschger's brother, the Rev. H. D. Oeschger and family in St. Petersburg where he is pastor of the First United Brethren Evangelical church. Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Vilim Jr., of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs Robert J. Munn and family of Milwaukee were holiday guests in the home of Mrs. Mary Zaruba 200 12th S. E., mother of Mrs Vilim and Mrs. Munn. H. E. O. CLUB HAS DESSERT LUNCHEON H. E. O. club met with Mrs. W A. Cagle, 1007 2nd N. W., for a dessert luncheon. The program included a discussion of New Year's Around the World" by Mrs M. E. Kraft and current topics by Mrs. August Johnson. Woman's Club To Hear Talk by N. Cousins January events for Woman's club members were announced at :he meeting of the Woman's club board Tuesday morning at the Administration building, among them the general meeting Jan. 11 at 8 p. m., at which Norman Cousins, editor of the Saturday Review of Literature, will speak. Mr. Cousins will discuss "Th,x Real Issue for 1949," in the First Methodist church, Jan. 11, at 8 p. m. Mrs. Clay Cowan reported that Mrs. Lloyd Cummins will have charge of music for the general meeting. Departmental meetings for January include a program with the religious emphasis committee in charge on Jan. 18 at the library. Dr. Lloyd A. Gustafson will be the speaker, according to Mrs. C. A. Maddocks, chairman. On Jan. 25, the current events department will bring J. E. Tone of Des Moines for a talk on "What Makes Mason City Tick." Mrs. Hughes Bryant reported the committee for lasting peace will have Bob Burlingame of Des Moines to speak at a meeting March 22. His topic will be "The Situation in the Far East," Miss Margaret Bagley reviewed Federation topics from the Iowa Clubwoman. MRS. RAYMOND ZACK HOSTESS TO CLUB Midland club met Monday at the home of Mrs. Raymond Zack, 2006 Massachusetts S. E., for a dessert luncheon. Mrs. R. J. McEwen had the lesson on "Alberta and British Columbia." The next meeting will be with Mrs. Frank Sheffler, 641 2nd N. E. O OFF Storewide Sale starts Tuesday, January 4 SAVE $15 to $40 on your Fur-trimmed COAT! Now is the time to buy a fur-trimmed coat at reduced prices . . . save from $15 to $40 on your coat. All wool fabrics trimmed with Persian Lamb, Muskrat, Beaver, Mouton Lamb, Squirrel, Wolf. ONLY 19 LEFT . . . DON'T DELAY . . . BUY EARLY! BUY A DRESS OR TWO at SUBSTANTIAL SAVINGS! NOW PRICED $ 7°° $ 8 95 $ 10 95 COME SEE THESE DRESSES . . . THEY'RE EXCEPTIONAL VALUES! and up 26-28 EAST STATE

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