Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 22, 1948 · Page 23
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 23

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 22, 1948
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» : ' H ° lden Alvin N elson Gobe-Ga COMI . LAINTB Girl Scouts Troop 7 Visits Grandmother for Christmas MRS. MARY BOWMAN Mark Bacon returned Saturday after spending a week at the home ol his son-m-law and daughter Isebrana ^ A ~ r —-—" >-"« iaiui. Sets. ••-"J. Ange & Woody. Lions club is having its Christ- h«.! P f a *L y ' for childl-e n of merh- ^L at .^ T ^ular dinner at Vet- at. W, at u.15 Wednesday. Mrs. D. L. Becker was moved from Park hospital, Mason City, S« «f y 4? ^ e Poo] Nu ™ng home 516 S. Washington, Mason City She suffered a stroke Dec. 3. Guests in the home of the Rev. and Mrs. W. M. Hubbard over the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. William G. Binger of Sioux City and Mr. and Mrs. William P Binger and Susan of Ames. William G. Binger is a brother of Mrs. Hubbard; William P. Binger a nephew, is a senior student at Ames. Mrs. Comstock Services Held Rites Conducted at Clear Lake Chapel Clear Lake — Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Etta King Cornstock, 84, who died Friday evening following a lingering illness, were held at the Wilcox funeral chapel Monday afternoon at 2:30, with Dr. Edward W. Day, pastor of the First Congregational church, conducting the services. Burial was in the Clear Lake cemetery. _ Mrs. R. A. Monaghen sang "In the Gat-den" and "Rock of Ages" accompanied by Mrs. Harry Mason. Mmes. Val Wallis, Elmer Moffett, and Harold Wmterstem had charge of flowers. Pallbearers were Robert Williams, Keith McGowan, John "Joe" Jensen, F. C. DeBruyn. Walter Jensen and Elmer Moffett. Relatives from out of town attending the services were Mr and Mrs. John F. Comstock and son, Lt. Jack Comstock, Ottumwa, Mr and Mrs. Keith Siesseger, Mason City; Mr. and Mrs. James King and John King, Graettinger. A children's program will be held at Gospel Tabernacle; the Sunday school program at Church of the Open Bible and at the Lutheran church at 7:30 Thursday evening. The church school frolic will be at the First Congregational church at 4 p. m. on the same day. Clear Lake—Girl Scouts troop 7 went to the home of Mrs. Mary Bowman, whom they have adopted as troop grandmother, Monday after school and presented a poinsettia plant, another gift and a Christmas tree that they had made the decorations for and trimmed themselves. The girls sang 2 carols and Mrs. Bowman told 2 Christmas stories, following the visit the 12 girls went to the home of Mrs. Howard Lang where with their leader, Mrs. George Heetland, they completed their Christmas party with refreshments and a social session Girl Scouts troop 5, with Mmes. P. G. Burns and Milton Duesenberg as leaders, sang Christmas carols Saturday afternoon, first singing on Main street, then at the Bethany Nursing home where they also gave poems. The Christmas party was completed at the junior high scout room where 3 original plays were given and refreshments consisting of popcorn balls and cookies were served. ^ Brownies 3rd grade, Lincoln building, met Saturday for their Christmas party, sang carols played games, exchanged gifts and had refreshments. Brownies 3rd grade, junior high building, met at the home of Mrs M. A. Hintzman for a Christmas Party, played games, sang carols and had treats Monday after ;chool. Mrs. Robert Ingersoll, the other leader, was also present. Girl Scouts, 8th grade met at junior high with leaders Miss Joyce O'Brien and Miss Irene Bagan in charge for their Christmas party, Sharon Masters and Nancy Ludwig won first and 2nd arizes respectively in the "Talent Show." Singing of Christmas carols, a gift exchange and refreshments follov/ed. The mcetinp closed with the "Good Night" song followed by dancing. All Brownies and Girl Scouts vacation until the week of Jan. 3rd when they will resume their meetings. Clear Lake Calendar WEDNESDAY—Lions club, Veterans of Foreign Wars hal], 12:15, party for 1 children of members. Brownies, 4th grade, Christmas party junior high school. Cub Scouts, Den 2, Christmas party Mrs. Charles Davis. Senior Scouts, junior high. O. N. O. club, Mrs. Richard Harry, evening. Stafford post No. 222, American Legion, Christmas party, members and wwes, All Veterans Social center. On the average, about 50 major earthquakes occur annually. A arge proportion are under the ocean and if it were not for the seismographs we would never "know about them. PERFECT and Gracious Living! 52 PIECE SERVICE FOR EIGHT Beautyyou'II cherish "forkeeps". 1 Included in this lifetime Community service are: 16 Teaspoons, 8 Oval SOUP Spoons, 8 Knives, 8 Forks, 8 Salad Forks, 2 Serving Spoons, 1 Butter Knife, I Sugar Spoon. Convenient Terms 20 East State Phone 17 NEW C. C. SECRETARY—Ed. W. Franks, Sheldon, who has accepted the position of secretary of the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce, will begin work Jan. 1. Mr. Franks will be in Clear Lake Thursday, "house hunting," and with Mrs. Franks and their son, will move as soon as living accommodations are found. Free Game Offered by V.F.W. Club Clear Lake—As some sort of a consolation for the disappointment the Clear Lake basketball fans received last Thursday night, <the V. F. W. team will play the Garner Jaycees Thursday evening, and the public is invited free of charge, according to an announcement by Johnny Brooks, manager Earlier this season the V F W played the Garner team, 'and while they won the game, Garner has a plenty good team and Mr Brooks believes the fans should see a fine contest, Thursday evening, in the high school gym. Popejoy—Mrs. Mary Warman, of Alden, came to spend the winter with her son, E. L. Warman Yule Programs Are Presented Clear Lake Churches Decorated for Season Clear Lake _. All Clear Lake churches were beautiful with Christmas decorations Sunday. The Methodist, Congregational and Lutheran churches all had 2 lighted Christmas trees in the front of the room. The former had evergreen roping festooned along the balcony and by the choir, and the Congregational had lighted candles in all the windows. The latter had green wreaths with red ribbons arranged along the walls. Capacity crowds \vere reported in all the churches. The Congo club gave a play fantasy, "The Saints' Return" before a packed house at the First Congregational church Sunday evening. The offering for the Pilgrim Fellowship fund, which goes toward world missions and war victims and services, amounted to $120. Congo Club Entertains The cast of characters was as follows: Guardian Angel, Emily Knutson; St. George, Dan Rice- St. Bridget, Patricia Pierce; St.' Teresa. Lora Lee Pugh; St Martin, Peter Watkins; St. Francis, Dean Estep; St. Elizabeth, Sally Burckhardt; St. Nicholas, Jack Kimball; the old man, Robert Replogle; the young mother, Patricia Jodan. Mrs. Theodore Sammis directed the play, and Roger Wessels was property man. Mrs. H. C. Hines played the organ prelude, and accompanied Miss Betty Burns, who sang the vocal solo, "Lullaby on Christmas" by Christiansen, and played the violin number, "Evening Song" by Schumann. The junior choir sang the old English carol, "Light a Candle," and "Jesus Bids Us Shine." Candles Are Lit Following the play, 12 bearers carried lights from the large central candle at the chancel to the end of the pews where the lights were taken and passed along until within a few seconds, every one in the house held a lighted candle. Doctor Edward W. Day, pastor, then led the congregation in singing the Christmas carols with lights held high. At the close of the service everyone was instructed to wish a Merry Christmas to at least 15 before leaving the church. A Christmas frolic will be held for the church school Thursday at 4 p. m. All young people and the parents are invited, as well as the general public. .i.-«i **!'.•* ;^. : ;:-t program took place ueiore a forest of Christmas trees and was a pageant and tableau, "In Christmas Carol Land." Mrs. Harry Mason opened the program with a medley of Christmas carols with chimes, followed by prayer and announcements by the Rev. W. M. Hubbard. The pageant is a Baker play by E. B. Dykes Beach rearranged and directed by Mrs. W. M. Hubbard and Mrs. Arthur Hammond. Two children, Floy Baumgartner, who wished to learn about carols, and James Sage, who wished to learn of other lands, were the children; Juana Kay Baum in a white costume was the Christmas Spirit and Lloyd Bassler the story teller. Carollers were boys and girls in the junior and intermediate departments. Carols were sung with children in costume singing those of their land. Sing Foreign Carols Tableau scenes were the manger scene with Peggy Edwards as Mary and William Watkins as Joseph; Ronald and Roger Treu James Wilcox, Paul Bachellor and Stanley Barkhurst as shepherds and Gaylord Treu, Ronald Heinrichs and Charles Miller singing short solos and acting as the wise- men. Carols sung were from the French, Portuguese, German, Spanish, Polish, Danish, .Russian, English, Chinese, American Indian, the United States and the Swedish bell ringers with bells loaned from the collection of Mrs. Henry Knutson. The program closed with recent carols sung by the primary children, "Joy to the World," with the audience joining the children and the benediction by the Rev. Mr. Hubbard. 500 Attend Vespers The Lutheran program was a Christmas vesper given before an audfencc of about 500 with 95 In the 2 choirs taking part. The Sunday school Christmas tree and program will be at 7:30 Thursday evening with "Christmas in Many Lands" given by the senior department and songs and recitations by the primary department. A Christmas day festival will be held at the Zion Lutheran church D«e. 21, 1948 CU> It Mu» CUr. ! Saturday at 10:30 with both choirs furnishing music and a sermon, "The King Is Here," by the Rev. Ruben R. Mostrom. ADDITIONAL CLEAR LAKE NEWS ON PAQE 29 SMITH'S Drapery Store 520 No. Federal Phone 5792 OFEN FEIDAY EVENINGS BV APPOINTMENT DRAPERIES & SLIPCOVERS Made tb Order 1. CORRELLATED PATTERNS in floral* . . . plains . , . stripes 2. DRAPERIES handmade or machine ctitched , 3. OfR* OUR SAMPLE LENGTHS IN YOUR HOME 4. WE HAVE THE NEW EFFICIENT BADGER TRAVERSE RODS Let us take your measurements, make your draperies, install your traverse rods and hang your draperies. Immediate delivery. READY MADE DRAPERIES 6.95 Pr. 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