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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, December 27, 1948
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12 "-™"*«««^^ 24^ 1948 Mt..n City Clob».0, It U,. Mas.n City, U """MattKK^^ Early in th get some copy o editor said, with Want for Christmas ** ELEAN ° R McLAUGHLIN ^. SUggested that everyone . , wh gay abandnn ?, dltlon > y° U1 ' favorite society Christmas." So the f &y ed"£r saiH -V Write What may have the day off" we want Wnte what >'°" want and you wanted for Christ- Publicity chairmen who ^,T^^^s have so oe m on Friday and As desire are Whose Christmas or informa- to who desk it mas Tn a Merry Christ To the brides who get their write -«PS in bffore the baby comes-a Merry Christ- mas. and jump up scream before Christmas. and me. who understand space is hmited and that pictures are as big and write-ups as long as possible, a Merry Christ- those who do not understand down and A Merry To the trees who caused the paper shortage by not growing up big and strong and frequent enough, to the men who cut them down and make them into paper even if it isn't enough, so that all this trouble is caused to me, and to the advertisers eager to have you know about their fine on wares space, more recovered Christmas. making the trouble even acute. A Merry Christmas. To the bridegrooms who looked on the foolish side in their wedding pictures. I hope they have and have a Merry _ To the people who say, "I have it all written down the way I want it and put it in that way and don't change a single word." A Merry Christmas. To the ladies who gave a party and paid off all their social indebtedness, with the exception of the lady next door, and in order that she may never know that she was left out, cannot have a news item about the party in the paper. A Merry Christmas. To the ladies who send in items with everyone's name spelled correctly, even to first name or initial. A Merry Christmas, and the very same to those ladies who spell everyone's name wrong, except their own, who leave off initials, and use the wife's first name, instead of her husband's thus making everything even more confusing than this sentence must be by now. A Merry Christmas. To the publicity chairmen who will write down, or even type out, a list of names instead of expecting it to be taken over the phone. A Merry Christmas. To all the mosquitoes who came to the Garden club meetings this summer, thus disrupting my enjoyment of potluck dinners A Merry Christmas. The same to the bees who hovered over me one evening at meeting of same. To those who put a paper bag over their heads before they call my number on the phone and talk through it. A Merry Christmas. To those who take the time to express their thanks for a news item which pleases them. A Merry Christmas. The same to those who say nothing because this indicates that it was all right. And a jolly Yuletide to those who were displeased and said so in no uncertain terms. To those who had a news item about their comings or goings and called or sent it in. A Merry Christmas. Likewise to those who did not call in or send it in, but sat and wondered why there never was any news in the paper. To those who think that the main purpose of publicity is to have something to paste in their scrapbooks. Let them past this in. A Merry Christmas. To those who know the difference between news and publicity and to those who do not. A Merry Christmas. To those who bring in an item 3 days late and answer to the protest that it is late, "Oh, that's all right." A Merry Christmas. To the nervous ladies who call, and finding me out, leave their numbers, then call back a few times before I get a chance to call their numbers, and when they get me, do not take me into their confidence on this, so that I call them back, thus wasting time for both of us and making me feel foolish. A Merry Christmas. To speakers who say, "I am going to talk about this, and under it come 3 headings, and under each of the 3 headings are 2 items," and who stick to this and briefly. A BLANCHARD5 GooseJHangsJHigh - Mistletoe, Too for Yuletide NEW ADDRESS MASON CITY FIRST CHRISTMAS IN MASON CITY-Mr. and Mrs. Herb Baker and U e* r sons John 7, and Jimmy, 6 have then- Christmas tree and creche all ready for the big dav The boys are placing the figurines m the creche, completing the nativity scene. Decorations on the hl'PP arp nruiftiial in fVinf fliair U-,^1,,^1^ +„,,„ ,..u;^u H,T.._ -n_i _ i -, , V-V-^HIMUIIO yn LUC tree are unusual, in that they include toys which Mrs. Baker had when she was a little girl "wn l>-\-n rr t»Ti4-li nnwt^ ^^ J-l 1. „ t-M. " ' Merry Christmas. And to those who make me feel as if I had just heard the 3rd installment of a 4 part story without the first 2 or the last. A Merry Christmas. To those who, at what might iave been, but for this, a happy occasion, call everyone's attention to horrid little errors in the Globe- Jazette in the presence of any Hobe-Gazetter, a Merry Christmas. To those who boast, "Oh, I never read the paper, "I'm too busy.' A Merry Christmas. To those in any organization who think because a Globe-Gazet- ter has learned how to read and .vrite, any task involving either of .hese talents should be promptly ;urned over to him. A Merry Christmas. To the lucky, lucky man who manufactured all the Chantilly lace that . draped the brides this year. A Merry Christmas. The lame to the gentleman ivho puts out the miniature brides and bridegrooms who top the wedding cakes, 110 matter how many tiers ':hey tower. To all those who thought Truman would win and to the Mason ity high school students and Mr. Truman, himself. A Merry Christmas. Let us all strive to retain our 2 'ront teeth during the new year. It is a good idea to wash broccoli in warm salted water, chang- ng the water 4 or 5 times, so that •my insects in the heads will be removed. r along with some of the boys'*— toys, too. They are saved year to year for the annual Christmas tree. The Bakers are living in a home which they purchased at 512 Carolina S. E., when they cnme from Hutchinson, Minn, to join Mr. Baker who arrived in June, lie took over what was then the Ray and Bob Ice Cream store at 411 N. Federal, and is operating it under the name of , Baker's Ice Cream store. Both Mr. and Mrs. Baker claim Water town, S. Dak., as their h'ome Town. Before the war, Mr. Baker had his own Goodyear store in Watertown and during the war, he managed the Goodyear Retread plant at Fargo, N. Dak. Mr. Baker is a member of the United Commercial Travelers and the Elks. The family attends St. Joseph church and Jimmy and John are in the first and 2nd grades at St. Joseph school. Mrs. Baker attended the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul before her marriage. Hunting and fishing are 2 hobbies which Mr. Baker devotes his leisure time to. CASTLETON SERVICE A complete "Castleton Service" can be built on our "Place Cover" or "Course Setting"-a-mcnth plan. Just register with us, and we will send you one individual service each month ... or at intervals specified by you . . . until you have the desired number. In a surprisingly short time your service will, be complete. The same pfan applies to Sterling Silver. WATCHES DIAMONDS 12 East State Street Social Calendar MONDAY Daughters o£ Union Veterans— 7:45, Hi-12 clubrooms. Panhellenic association— Hotel Hanford. TUESDAY Panhellenic association— 1, Hotel Hanford. Masonic Social club— 6:30, Mutual Insurance building. Rainbow Girls— 7:30, Masonic temple. Holy Family Ladies Aid officers— 7:30, Holy Family school. Subordinate lodge No. 224— 8, I. O. O. F. hall. WEDNESDAY Central Lutheran guild— 2:30, church parlors. MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED TO COUPLES West Union—Marriage licenses have been issued to Leonard Benter, 18, and Betty Lou Springer, 16, both of Hawkeye; John F. dine, 25, Ossian, and Vera Konichek, 20, Elgin; David Da!e Schaller, 22, Randalia, and Arleta Ruth Jellings, 21, West Union; Harry Arthur Klevier, 19, and Alberta Fox, 18, both of Oelwein. ENGAGEMENT AND WEDDINC RINGS BY TRADE WATCHES DIAMONDS 12 East State Street WEDS IN MINNESOTA—Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Morse, 417 24th S. W., announce the marriage of their daughter, Marilyn, to Albert Lansaw, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lansaw of Joplin, Mo., which look place in the Methodist parsonage at Albert Lea, Minn., Dec. 18. with the Rev. Francis V. Tannehill officiating. After a trip to Joplin, the couple will be at home in Mason City. BITS ABOUT 'EM Miss Dorothy Thrams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Thrams, route 1, has arrived from Los Angeles, Cal., to spend the holidays with her parents. Miss Phyllis Ann Lyons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Lyons, 13 10th N. W., has arrived at West Point where she will spend the holidays with Jerry Voiding who is a student at the U. S. military academy. She made the trip from Chicago to New York by plane. Murray Lawson oC Newton has arrived for a Christmas visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Lawson, 50 Crescent drive. Miss Mary Helen Gallagher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gallagher, 1H6 West State, a student at St. Clara's academy, Sinsinawa, Wis., is home to spend her Christmas vacation with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Stratford of Richmond, Cal., are the parents of a daughter born Thursday. Mrs. Stratford was Joan Monahan, daughter of Mrs. Annette Monahan, 202 15th S. E., before her marriage. The Stratfords have one other daughter, Lyn Kaye. Miss Mary Ellen Patterson, music supervisor in the schools of Globe, Ariz., hns arrived to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. find Mrs. W. H. Patterson, 1530 N. Federal. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold D. Tillon and sons, Warren and Terold, and their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon L. Paulson of Crystal Lake, will spend Christmas with Mrs. Tilton's sis- ler and family, Mrs. Clarence R. Beem, at Humboldt. MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED AT OSAGE Osagc — Marriage licenses in Mitchell county went to Ronald R. Oulman and Audrey A. Newhouse, both of Mclntire; Earl W. Garrison and Viola Hubbard, both Osage. •^ Family Parties Are Arranged for Christmas Halls being now thoroughly decked with boughs of holly and kitchens overflowing with goodies, everything is ready for the traditional Christmas dinners which bring friends and families together in many homes in the community. Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Hook. 27 River Heights drive, for Christmas dinner will include his sisters and families, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hurt of Clarion, Mr. and Mrs. William Cone of Fort Dodge, Dr. and Mrs. Jerome Biebesheimer, Mason City; his mother, Mrs. Johanna Hook of Grundy Center, his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Paul P. Hook of Cambridge, Mass., and Mrs. Hook's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Sanders. Mrs. C. L. Marston, 710 Carolina N. E., will have as her Christmas guests Mr. and Mrs. James P. Mahle and son, Ksrk, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Beemer and son, Gregory, Ames; Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Bastian and 3 children, Michael, Stephanie and Erin of Calmar, Mrs. Arthur Feeney of Rockford college, Rockford, III.; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Scholbohm and 4 sons of Rock Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Kirk, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Feeney and son, Andrew John, Mr. and Mrs. Cy Renshaw and 2 children and Mrs. Frank Renshaw, Mason City. Arriving from out of town for Christmas with Mr. and Mrs George O'Neil, 110 10th N. W.i are their son-in-laws and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Spink and son, Neil, of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nichols and children. Bobby and Judy, Oklahoma City, Okla. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Gilman will be hosts to Mr. and Mrs. R. B Girton, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Girton and Dr. and Mrs. F. G. Carlson for Christmas dinner at their home, 120 9th N. E. Guests of Gen. and Mrs. Hanford MacNider at Indianhead for Christmas dinner will be Mrs C H. McNider, D. W. McAuley, Mr! and Mrs. Don McAuley and Mr. and Mrs. Tom MacNider. Mrs. H. L. Green and Mr. and Mrs. C. R. DeSart Avill have as their guests at 36 Beaumont drive, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Green and daughter, Rachel, of Iowa City, and Mrs. Bertha Patchen. Guests of Mr. and'Mrs. Glen H Doty, 419 First S. E., will be Dr. and Mrs. G. W. Cady, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Cady of St. Louis, and Miss Jean Cady, home from Iowa State Teachers college. Mr. and Mrs. Howard O'Leary's Christmas dinner guests at their home, 525 East State, will be Miss Florence O'Leary, Miss Margaret Kelly, Mike Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pattee, and Miss Mario O'Leary, home from Barbizon modeling school in New York, and Howdy O'Leary from Iowa City. Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Kinneman of Des Moines and their daughter, Cyrena, a student at Stephens college, will be holiday guests of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Darland. 216 W. State. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Haynes, 404 Jefferson N. W., will have as Christmas dinner guests at their Mrs. A. M. Halsor and family, Mrs. Parker Hession, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Payley, Mr. and Mrs. William Haynes, F. H. Letts of Des Moines, Mrs. H. B. Letts, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Thraves and family and the Rev. and Mrs. C. F. Kleckner of Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Wagner's Chritsmas dinner guests at their home, 49 Beaumont drive, will include Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Osmundson and daughter, Joanne. Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Beck, 215 Taylor N. W., will be Mrs. Jay Beck, Mrs. R. F. DeSart, her sister, Mrs. Vernice Crandall of Superior, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. F. C. DeSart and daughters, Nancy 2nd Susan. Judge and Mrs. W. L. Bliss, 138 10th N. W., will have their son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Conley, and 2 sons, Tommy and Danny, from Milwaukee, Wis., along with Mr. and Mrs. Dave Temple and daughter, Pat, and Miss Mary McGruder, with them for Christmas dinner. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Kaufman's dinner guests at their home, 217 Pennsylvania N. E., will be their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Kaufman of Grass Range, Mont., another son, Jack, from Bozeman, Mont., and Mrs. Slattum-Tweed Wedding Is Performed in Joice Church Russell photo MRS. RICHARD SLATTUM Kaufman's father, Fred Gleason, of Austin, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Bryant and Miss Vera Finley will be Christmas dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hughes Bryant, 928 Pennsylvania N. E. Arriving from out of town for Christmas at the home of Mr, and Mrs. W. M. Temple, 109 Connecticut S. E., will be their daughter, Jean, of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Steiner of Des Moines and the family Christmas eve gathering also includes Mr. and Mrs. Dave Temple and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Temple and children, Mrs. Meredith Temple and children and Mr. and Mrs. Don Elder. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. McFarlin's 3 daughters will be home for Christmas dinner with them at 809 East State, Miss Marvyl McFarlin, a student at the University of Minnesota, Miss Zella Mae McFarlin who teaches at Chester, S. Dak., and Miss Rachel Ann McFarlin, a college student at Sioux Falls, S. Dak. . ._? Guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Lindstrom, 1310 Adams N..W., will be Mrs. Lindstrom's brother-in- law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Leech of Keokuk, Mr. arid Mrs. Theodore Schulz of Lincoln, Nebr., and Mrs. Frank Sheffler and daughters, Katherine and Alice. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Farrer, 816 15th place N. E., have a group of relatives arriving from out of town to be their Christmas guests, Mr and Mrs. Ted Farrer and Mr. and Mrs. Don Farrer of Latimer and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Green of Cha- piii. Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Hilton, 319 First N. W., will have as their Christmas guests Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kalahar of Ames, Mr. and Mrs. John Gilmore of Cedar Falls, and Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Hilton and family. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Moen, 6 llth N. E., will be his mother, Mrs. M. M. Moen, and his sister, Mrs. Olga Fisher, and baby. Dr. and Mrs. Steve A. O'Brien, 923 Adams N. W., will have with them on Christmas day their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Steve O'Brien of Iowa City, their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James R. Wagner, their daughter, Marie, who is home from Creighton, and their daughter, Ruth, home from Iowa State college. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Vineer. 904 Pennsylvania N. E., will have with them for Christmas dinner Mrs. Vineer's sons and their families, Mr. and Mrs. Tom James and Mr. and Mrs. John James of Clear Lake. Another son, Major Elder James, with Mrs. James and their children, Gale Louise, and Stevie, will arrive from Montgomery, Ala., during the holiday season and a New Year's family party is being planned in their honor. Mr. and Mrs. Tom James are having the Vineers and John James family with them, 1026 Jefferson N. W., for Christmas eve. Dr. and Mrs. T. E. Davidson, 908 2nd S. W., have invited for Christmas dinner a group including Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Sweany and daughter, Betty, of Sioux City; Mr. and Mrs. t Bob Sweany and Linda Ann, of Iowa City, Ted Davidson who attends Drake university, Mrs. Nelle MacMillan and son, Bob, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Davidson and Mr. and Mrs. A. M^ Luker and daughter, Sharon. With Mr. and Mrs. Milton Deck- * Joice—Janell Tweed, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Tweed, became the bride of Richard Slattum, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Slattum of Joice, Dec. 19, at Beaver Creek Lutheran church west of Joice. The service was conducted by the Rev. Norris Wpgen of Kanawha, uncle of the oridegroom, and assisted by the Rev. L. F. Scheie of Joice. Nuptial music was played by Ruth Heimdal who also accompanied James Tweed, brother of the bride, soloist. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was attended by her sister, Mrs. Richard Arneson, as matron of honor. Another sister, Diane, was junior bridesmaid. Her niece, Mary Reinsmoen was flowergirl and Shirley Slattum, sister of the bridegroom, was an usheret. Darrel Slattum attended his brother as bestman. Dennis Tweed, brother of the bride, was junior bestman and David Skellenger, nephew of the bridegroom was ringbearer. Herschel Tweed, brother of the bride was an usher. A reception for the immediate families and bridal party was held in the church parlors. The bride and bridegroom were both graduated from the Joice high school. The bride attended Luther college, Decorah, one year and has been employed in Mason City the past 2 years. The bridegroom is a veteran of 22 months of naval service and now attends Iowa State college at Ames where he is studying architectural engineering. They will make their home at Ames. Luncheon Is Being Planned By Panhellenic Panhellenic association will have its traditional Christmas luncheon Tuesday at 1 o'clock at the Hotel Hanford in the Wedgewood room. The luncheon is for all active or alumnae members of collegiate Greek letter sororities and reservations may be called to Mrs James Barclay, 5204-J by Monday noon. Bridge will be played following the luncheon. The committee includes Mrs. Barclay, chairman, Mrs. Frank Pearce, Mrs. Leslie Boomhower and Mrs. Bud Suter. er, ,125 llth N. E., for Christmas will be Mr. Decker's mother, Mrs. H. H. Decker, and his aunt, Miss Louise Decker, along with Miss Barbara Decker who is home from Iowa State Teachers college fdc .the holidays and George Marty, Jr., student at Northwestern. Mrs. J. P. Lynch and Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Brophy, 330 First N. E., will have with them for Christmas dinner Mrs. Lynch's son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Determan and family, and her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Lynch and son, and Bob Brophy who is home from St. John's at Collegeville, Minn. Mr. and Mrs- Jack Edwards 717 3rd S. W., will have Mr. Edwards' parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Edwards, as their guests at Christmas dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Choate and son, Tommy, of. Davenport and Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Everett and daughters, Elizabeth and Helen, of St. Paul have arrived to be Christmas guests of their parents, Mr, and Mrs. Walter J. Walker, 18 10th N. W. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Simkins will entertain guests at a holiday dinner at their home on Sunny Slope farm, 16 miles northeast of Mason City, Sunday. Guests will include Mrs. Emma Crumb, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crumb, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Leaman and Ruth, Dean and Mary Lou, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wright and Roderick, Mr. arid Mrs. Russell Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Neisje, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Leaman of Mason City, Leonard Crumb, Davenport; Mr. and Mrs. Art Werle, Manly; Roger and Patsy Marsh and grandchildren, Larry and Steve Olson, Manly. It's fun to use two or three nar- rcnv ribbons of different colors on gift packages for a more decorative look. earance MANY ONE-OF-A-KIND COATS IN OUR ANNUAL CLEARANCE OF FUR COATS. FIRST QUALITY COATS AT PRICES OF $36 TO $420, EXCISE TAX INCLUDED. STATE

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