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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa SIX MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE il Tk i i DECEMBER 14 H 1929 MATINEE MUSICALS GROUP PLANS CHRISTMAS VESPERS 1 V fl Ill M 5 jji Ninth Annual Service to Be Given Sunday Diblicto Be Admitted to Program at M E Church a sort of inaugural event opening they Christmas season members of the Matinee Musicate club will present their traditional S Vesper service of Christmas music at the Methodist church Sunday aft ernoon The program this year will be the ninth annual performance 6f feted by the group The service which will begin at 4 15 will be open to the public The will open with a group of carols offered by the en semble orchestra of the club Meriv berg include Mrs Harlan MacMil lan Mrs Scott Smith Mrs Thomas Barclay Mrs Harold Johnsoa and Ifrs Leon Woodward A vocal solo Will then be given by Mrs Avis Bumwalt Birthday of a King Harpist to Play Three harp soloswill be offered by Mrs Leon Woodward Her selec tions will include First Song of the Winds and Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms A quartet including Mrs W L Bennett Mrs C G Maudsley Guy Crosen and Earl Dean will sing Open Our Eyes Adoration a duet for pjano and organ will be played by Mrs Ber tha Patcheu and Miss Ruth Stevens Mrs Zumwalfc will again sing her second selection to be The Angels Song A group of two numbers will be played by a trio includingMrs Harlan MacMillan Mrs Thomas Barclay and Miss Ruth Stevens numbers will be Deux Arab esques and Serenade Quartet to SingAgain The quartet includingMrs Ben nett and Mrs Maudsley Mr Croseti and Mr Dean will sing Now When Jesus Was Born in Bethlehem of Tudea The program will close with an organ solo the Hallelujah Chorus from tie Messiah played by Mrs Bertha Patchea Mrs Patchea will serve as organ ist and will be assisted by Mr Crosen and Mr Dean Mrs Frank Pearce is chairman of the commit tee in charge of the program Growing Christmas Trees to Be Judged for Best Decoration t down toearthi So says the THESE SIX IWILL SHARE CHRISTMAS GAYETY ttons to the Christmas tree for trees with their roots in the ground are growingmore and more popular Persons who have evergreens grow ing on the lawns are spared the necessity of setting up trees in ord er to have outdoor decorations If not a community tree at least a neighborhood tree is that decor ated each year at the homes of Mr and Mrs J W Irons and Mrs How ard Knesel 12 f and 120 Fourth street northwest The evergreen grows between the two homes and efcch Christmas season a wire is run from each of the two houses The tree is brave with a double portion of colored lights Among other prizes offered by the outdoor jJlfe department of the Wo mans club in sponsoring the out door Christmas decorations project arefirst and second awards for the best decorated growing trees The process of converting an ordinary evergreen into a festive holiday dec oration is comparatively simple ail It Requires is a strand of colored Jighfs or a few ornaments However care should be taken to avoid injury to the tree Orria i ments snould not oe tied on too tightly especially ifwire is used and none of the fastenings should be allowed to remain when the decora tions are removed It is important to avoid breaking the growing ends of any of the branches Theelectric cord for the lights may be protected by it thru an old rubber hose t I Entries forthe contest are in creasing as Christmas day ap proaches and Inquiries are multiply ingrapidly Entries should Be sent to Mrs D H Fltzpatrickfl04 North Washington avenue ianr MARY GOULD LAURINE LYONS JUNE BARBER by Kirk DOROTHY PAGENHART by Klrli JEAN MICKEY RUTHCRABB by Thirty Members of B p w club Attend Christmas Function Thirty members of the Business and Professional Womens club gathered in the club room at the Y W C A for a Christmas party The room was festive in holiday dress of streamers in red and green with lights shaded in red The glow of candles brightened the room The evening was spent in playing games and in group singing of Christmas carols Later in the nJngeach member received a gift from the grab bag At the close of refreshmentswere served witha Christmas cake as aspecial feature Ethel Ridgeway chairman of the social committeewas ja charge of the party and she was assisted by two committee members Lola Ma aon and Laura Glanville CRABBS TO ENTERTAIN AT EVENING FARTS Dr and Mrs George M Crabb 4 Hampshire Court will entertain doctors of the Park hospital clinic andtheir wives at an evening par ty at their home Saturday About 2 guests will be present The time be spent informally Musie Group Arranges for Mass Singing Women of Legion Group Plan Annual Party for Youngsters The picturesque custom of earlv dayswhenbands of carolers wcri as inseparable a part of the holiday tradition as are Christmas trees will be suggested in theprogram of outdoor mass singing to be spon sored by the music department uf the Womans club thruout the week before ChristmasThe singing will begin next will continue thru Christmas eve A platform will be erected in Central park and on of the platform will be placed a deco rated tree Front the platform a dif ferent band of musicians sinij each night for half an hour The singing will be held from till 8every night with the exception of Sunday On that night the dalf hours music wilt be from 7 to Audience to Join THe service each evening will close with comnrjnity The audience will be asked to join ih singing Holy of community singing are sponsored thruout the state by the music de partment of the State Federation of Womans clubs of which depart ment Mrs W H Hathorn is chair man She Is also a member ofthe music department of the Womans club The program for the first night will be a group of songs by young songsters selected from the high school glee clubs by the music su pervisor Miss Ellen Smith The fol lowing night the high school band wil play The program for Satur day night is not yet completed Salvation Armyto Sing On Sunday music will be fur nished by the Salvation Army They will sing carols The Rusty Hirgoj quartet will sing during the half hour on Monday Tuesday Christmas eve children of the Hoi Family school will sing Members of the music department sponsoring the singing are Mrs Frank Pearce chairman Mrs Har old Johnson Mrs Jay B Mac Gregor Mrs Merl H Sims Mrs B Raymond Weston and Mrs Hathorn Legion Auxiliary Committee Packs Birthday Packages Fiftyone birthday boxes for mas culine recipients were mailed from Mason City this weekend by a committee from American Legion auxiliary Each month adistrict is in charge of the birthday party for the soldiers home at Knoxville and workers send gift boxes foi every resident of the home whose birthday falls in that month Fiftyone of the soldiers observed their birthdays in December so 51 boxes were sent Each one con tained a handkerchief a and a box of candy The gifts were packed in liolly boxes The committee incharge included Mrs Ji E McDonald fourth dis trict committee woman Mrs D D McAuley and MrsJ J Sheldon LEGION AUXILIARY SENDS COOKIES TO SOLDIERS HOME Five hundred cookies left Mason City Friday for Knoxville where they will be distributed at the sol diers home The cookies were do nated and shipped bythe Mason City unit of the American Legion auxiliary under the direction of Mrs S W Buche Her committee inqluded Mrs Ben Gustaffson Mrs Gustave Augustadti Mrs Ray Met tler and Mrs Edgar Toinby Each month a district of the Legion is in charge of sending cookies to the home and each unit furnishes them once They are shipped on Tues days and Fridays thruout the year so that fresh cookies are available it the home twice a week Four housand cookies have been shipped from this district this month to Gome Home for Christmas iryOLLEGIATE Yes they are collegiate Orif collegiate manners ar longer the fashion they are none the less collegians for these DIX girls are students in five colleges and universities The end of W5pk vt fid them returning to their homes in Mason City for the Christmas vacation perhaps not to hang ua their stockings but certainly to share in the round of holiday gayeties i Miss Laurine Lyons daughter Mr and Mrs M J Lyons 004 North Federal avenue will return next weekend from Iowa City where she is a student in the state university She is a pledge to Delta Delta Delta sorority Altho this is her first year at theuniversity Miss Lyons is enrolled as a junior for she has had two years of col lege work at Rockford college for women With her first four months of being away at school behind her Miss Mary Gould will return Fri day right to the home of her parents Mr and Mrs G O Gould 807 North Delaware avenue Miss Gould entered Grinnell college in September as a sophomore Sho took her freshman work at the Mason ICity Junior college She is interested in Journalism and la on the staff college publication With her last Christmas vaca tion from college at hand Miss June Barber will return next Sat urday from Evanstbn HI to spend the holidays with her parents Mr and Mrs C H Barber 218 Tenth street northwest Miss Barber Is a senior student In Northwestern University She is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta social sorority and of Zeta Phi Eta processional dramatic sorority She is specializ ing in dramatics taking her work In the Cuiryiock School of Expres sion a division of the university Another senior student is Miss lean Mickey daughter of Mr and Mrs W R Mickey 504 North Jefferson avenue who will return Thursday from her work at tho Jnlversfty of TvCinncsota Miss Vtickey is a member of Alpha Chi Diriega social sorority and of Sig ma Alpho Iota honorary musical sorority She specializing in music and belongs to various cam pus musical organizations Press of work compelled her to give up her activity in the university orchestra this year Miss Dorothy Pagenhart daugh ter of Mr and Mrs W J Pagen hart 112 Tenth street northwest will come home from Ames where she is a student at Iowa S tate col lege Miss Pagenhart took her first two years of work at the Junior college before enrollingas a junior She ds a pledge to Alpha Delta Pi sorority is active in the Y W C A and is takingwork in the dramatic department Miss Ruth Crabb will return Friday to the home of her par ents Dr and Mrs George M Crabb 4 Hampshire court from Grinnell college where she is a freshman As social chairman fot her dormitory she has had the re sponsibility of a party this fall Miss Crabb is carryingon a family tradition in studying at Grinnell for both her father and mother are graduates of the college SALES CONTEST WINNERS AKE ENTERTAINED AT PARTY Thirtyfive employes of the Ha thorn Auto company with their families attended a party given at the Chamber of Commerce Friday night by the losing side in a recent world series ballgame which was in reality a sales contest Losers ate beans but to the winners they served a chicken dinner Cards arid games furnished entertainment for the evening A Santa Claus appear ed to distribute the gifts from the Christmas tree G W Bartmogs captatn of the winning team and the losing side was directed by G P Scott 500 Children to Be Guests of Auxiliary Womans Club Department Sponsors Series of Out door Concerts Five hundred youngsters received invitations thru the mails Friday and Saturday to the Legion Aux iliary kid party to be given next Thursday at the Armory The in vited guests are all children of ex service men or women A Christmas tree with gifts for all the youngsters will contribute both to decorations and entertain Bags of candy will be dis tributed in addition to the other gifts The executive board of the auxiliary and mothers who are in terested are invited to attend and tea will be served them Fathers of the young guests are asked to the party late in the afternoon Mrs Edgar Toinby as chairman of the welfare committee of the is general chairman In charge of the party Other workers include Mrs Thomas Nettleton who is chairman of the committee on invitations in her capacity as cradle roll chairman for the auxiliary Her committee members are Mrs Jens Christlenson and Mrs Nels Malm Mrs RW Wiley is in charge of decorations Her helpers arc Mrs B A Webster Mrs Harry Conover Mrs Fred Shaffer and Mrs Paul Stchn Mrs David Cast was in charge of the committee which had the task of making 500 bags for the candy Her workers were Mrs Lorcii Beck Mrs A E Nelson Mrs H HBoyce Mrs Earl Lehman and Mrs Harold Shockey The committee to fill the sacks with candy Includes Mrs Ben Ran dall Mrs Fred Randall Mrs Albert Stollenbcrg Mrs Thomas Nettle ton and Mrs George Burmetstcr HOSTESSES PLAN FOR EVENING PARTY MissLois Meyer and Miss Marian Van Ness will entertain eight couples at a party at the home of the latter 318 South Carolina ave nue Saturday night The evening will be spent with dancing and cards Club Parties Prominent in Social Events Three Groups Plan Func tions for Youngest Set Next Week Parties celebrating the Christ mas season have Interrupted and enlivened the routine of club work for womens organizations during the past few weeks Many of the groups have suspended meetings for the holidays those continuing their sessions until Christmas is almost at hand have planned a round of parties for next week Club parties almost monopolize the social schedule for the week On Monday members of the IL G L club will be entertained at the home of Mrs Joe Patton 678 Seventh street northeast at a 1 oclock luncheon Members of the Child Study club will have a Christmas party at the Y W members of the H E O club will be entertained at their holiday function at the home of Mrs F Eggleston and Mrs E J Sullivan 1103 North Jefferson avenue will be hostess to the f yA E club at their party The Joyce Killmer club plans a party at the Home Tea Room that night P E Os PJan Parties On Wednesday two local P E O chapters will have Christmas parties Chapter GN will be enter tained at the home of Mrs Artemas Brown 228 Ninth street northwest and DZ chapter will gather at ths home of Mrs W G C Bagley 933 North Federal avenue Mrs Isabel Daly 72B North Federal avenue will be hostess to the Shamrock club at a 1 oclock luncheon and Mrs O A Beermaa will entertain the Coterie club at a party Mrs A Cook will open her home at 110 South Pennsylvania avenue to members of the Tusalata club for their annual Christmas party Thursday eight Other events for that day will be the dinner ached liled for members of the UgoIgo club at the home of Miss Ruth Marshall the Oweso club Christmas exchange at the Home of Mrs J C Underwood 925 North Pennsyl vania avenue and the TriDeck bridge club luncheon at Damons To Entertain Children But there will be no lack of other events for the week Prominent among social events will be parties banned for the youngest set Christmas glorious holiday for everyone is the particular heyday of youth and three organizations are planning kid parties for next weekOn Wednesday theM B A giye a Christmas party K C hall A Christmas tree and rogram are planned Thursday members of the American Legion auxiliary will give a party to which 500 youngsters have been invited Saturday the United Commercial Travellers and their auxiliary will Tlve a party for their children The Elks club will be the scene of the regular bridge party Mon day night These functions are held every two weeks Wednesday Mrs B I Bright will entertain her mpils at a party at her home 215 North Washington avenue Delta Alpha Plan Dinner Members of the Delta Alpha Sunday school class will entertain children of Grant school at a din ner party at the Y W C A Tues day night That afternoon the College Y will give a party for a group of children from Grant school at the Y W C A Another prominent date on the calendar is Dec 19 for on Thurs day night the series of outdoor Jrograms of singing sponsored by members of the music department of the Womans club will begin The programs will be presented each night thereafter until Christ mas COWITMY AND WITH VERY New Silk and Rayon UNDERTHINGS Chemise Dance Sets Slips Gowns Bloomers and Step Ina Lovely quality Silk and Rayon Lingerie In dainty lace trimmed and tailored styles All the new pastel shades We have been extremely fortunate in securinganother lot of these garments which have been selling so tremen dously in the lost divo weeks s to Including Papamas Vests Slips Bloomers Combinations All Sizes from 4 to 14 Years m UW ;