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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 24, 1928, Mason City, Iowa FOUR MASON CITY PEC 24 1928 Jack Track Magnate rUUANA Dec Dempsey 14 now a race track magnate having boujrht an interest yesterdayIn the Jockey club Dempsey thug becomes a partner of James W Cot is president of the club Long and Gene Normile the the former champions exman in the greatest in the Ciworld the sport of t Norong Mothers Should Coord Against SCOTTS EMULSION Abounds In Codlicer Oil Vitamins BOOMHOWER andSTREETER Smith Hardware Phone 14S IIS No Federal Christmas Services Held in Local Churches Sunday Pageants and Sunday School Programs Feature Meetings in Places of Worship Christmas services in one form or another were held in the Mason City churches Sunday These included the presentation of pageants as well as Sunday school programs in which children appeared in recitations and sons numbers The subject ot the morning sermon presented by A C Stowe at the Church of Christ Sundaywas How Christs Battles Are tho scrip ture being the Christmas story The address was woven around the statement that the church haswork which muat be done and the people muet realize that the things which are now demanding time must be put aside eo that there will be time to tend to the work of the Lord The chorus choir sane a special Christmas anthem under the direction of Avis Stott Zumwalt At Sunday afternoon a pageant was presented by the Bible school of the church The presentation was pre ceded by a20 minute concert by the orchestra of the young married folks class The auditorium was beauUfulIj decorated Those taking main parti Miss Alice Church Mrs Zum walt Ernest iterble Cecil Boyer Stanley Haynes Members of the vari ous Sunday school classes served in the different choruses The pageant was directed by Mrs Ben Allison tumea by Mrs William Boyd A pajntomlne The Christmas Story in was given in the Chris tian Endeavor meeting at Three scenes were presented Bethlehem the Shepherds and the Kings of the Orient After the playlet gifts for the has we might all have everlasting life I want to leave three thots with you which serve me aa reasons why the name ot Christ should ever stand above all other names feirst hs voluntarily relinquished the titles of Heaven second He volun tarily became a man among men and third He voluntarily died upon the cross to save men from sin After He came to throw Himself Into the strife of life He was met with rudeness Yet He persevered and Judged men by the divine that was In Which will be given to a poor i family were left The Endeavor society carol ing at Christmas morning TRINITY PROGRAM AT HIGH SCHOOL RisTVAAS that 75 per cent of the people who really y a Merry Christmas are those who have saved iJtart account today Mason Gity Building and Loan Assn 47 Teem ot ID Kreige Bulldog DIRECTORS OBrien Dr S A Shepard H H Webster Ben Bagley W G C Clark E W Wolf Beck Allen T Clough R F Beck J W Sale A H Markley J E E Rcmley Glass Garvey J F Mason Dr Steinberg H J The Christnma tree services given by the Trlnty Lutheran Sunday school Sunday morning was attended by a congregation that filled the main auditorium of the high Altho many of the children were sick and couia not be present the songs exercises and recitations were the true Christian spirit of Christmas At the close ot the program a nuts apples and candy was distributed to 400 chil dren Sunday evening at the church the choir directed by Mrs O K Wigdahl assisted by Miss Ruth Het land at the piano presented tho Christmas cantata The Worlds Re deemer by Fred B Helton Mrs Herbert Moe ot Janeaville a former member tho choir assisted in the chorus and solo parts Altho handicappefl a little by absence oE several members on account of sick ness the rendition was good and high ly appreciated by a congregationthat filled the church for the annual Christ mas song service Tho concert opened with a prelude and processional by the orchestra directed by Mrs Scott Smith The opening number was giv en by the ladies octet In the Christmas carol lsrow Sing We Now Mrs Melvin Christian favored with a soprano solo Gesu Bambino Ruth and Gladys Hlland played a piano duet Poet and Peasant Mrs Her bert Moo sang O Holy Adams The opening number ot the cantata was a chorus He Shall Reign For Mrs Melvin Christian and Mrs Wigdahl sang a duet Neath the Starry assisted by the choir The choir sang Arise The mens chorus and choir sang From Lands J D Williams sang a bass solo The Gates of Heav en Miss Louise Moen sang a contralto solo I Bring You Good Herman Hetland favored with a tenor solo assisted by the choir Glory to God In the Melvin Christian sang The Song and the assisted by the choir Mrs J C Lyng and Miss Helen Gul bransen assisted toy the choir sans Christmas The octet Kenneth Olson Mrs 1 Melvin Christian Louise Moen Mrs Wil liams Herman Hetland Mr Williams Kenneth and Norman Olson assisted by the choir Came to Re SPECIAL SERVICE At PRESBYTERIAN Pronounced as the greatest service in the history of the church was the vesper worship held at the First Pres byterlan church Sunday afternoon The young people had the immediate charge ot the service in planning the program and in the decorating1 Around the pulpit and in back of the choir there wac a bank of green made by massingChristmas trees artistic ally placed The light of rthehour was CITY BRIEFS Mrs D 3 Girthrfe 314 Fifth street lorthwest has left to visit relatives in Des Molnes The annual meeting of the Ladies Aid ofthe Trinity Lutheran church willbe held Friday at oclock the Rev O L N Wlgdahi The Rev and Mrs C Barnett Whitehead are the parents of a baby boy born at a m Sunday morn ing at the Park hospital The Rev erend Whltehead is rector of St Johns Episcopal church Mr and Mrs HerbertT L Bootliroyil 112 Fifteenth street northest aVe the parents of a baby boy born Sunday at p m at tho Park hospital Practically all of the gasoline set vice stations in the city will be closed from to 4 oclock Tuesday after noon so as to givethe employes an opportunity to observe Christmas al least a part of the day Grant M Norem graduate student at the University of Iowa Is visiting Is Fatally Injured KBWANBE Dec 24 Trudson of Buda was fatally injured which his car crashed into that of C H Lay Kewanee and careened into a truck given by the candles of six specially constructed sevenbranch candelabra so that the green of the trees was se off by the white taper candles In the atmosphere of worship the program was reverently carried OTI The program music was planned by Mrs Gilmah and gave evidence of being wellbalanced and well executed The double quartet was comprised of Miss Alice Long and Mrs Alice Lord sopranos Mrs Bennett and Mrs Hageman contraltos Earl Dean and j Arnold Volkman tenors Leslie Val entine and George Davles basses The stringed quartet consisted of Mrs Woodward Mrs Harold Johnson Mrs JIacMillan and Earl Deani The pro gram was as follows Blessed Is He That The First Meuwissen The Christmas Marjorle TapHn The McMillan The Christmas Message Craig T Kent for Thy Light IB Come Double Quartet and Instrumental Trio Shepherds Christmas Double Quartet O Holy Sloan Mrs Bennett Instrumental Only the Lonely Tchalkowsky Mrs MacMlllan Mrs Johnson Mrs Woodward Sleep Holy Mrs Sloan Mrs Bennett Mrs Hagerman Angels Bennett Sing O Double Quartet The Rev George K Daviea relatives and friends here duringthe Ctiristmos vacation We Wish You burning No more agony Soreness and discomfort leaves Healthy nor mal condition returns to apply for forms of Piles Moneyback guarantee and full directions in package Tube BAPTISTS HOLD SPECIAL PROGRAM Impressive Christmas ceremonies were held in all services of the church Sunday In the morning service ope deem the The closine num cial muscal numbers consisting of ber was the Adore Him chorus Come Let Us LOAN e tings With greatest pleasure we greet our friends and customers this day with a Lapiner Motor Co t SERVICE 1 Block South of Post Office Phone 1183 DAT AND NIGHT SERVICE FIRST M E HAS CANDLE SERVICE Climaxing the Christmas services at he First M B church on Sunday was he candle light service at the eve inghour Most ot the time was given ver to music and readingof the Icrlpture by Frank Currie who pre ided in the absence of Dr J F Soeye who is ill music and Scripture was sand wiched so as to portray the events eading up to the birth of the Saviour n the manger at Bethlehem The choir of the church aided by the jun or choir sang antiphonally an annu al Christmas service feature In addition to several chants ana lymns the singers sang Joy to the and It Came Ujon the Mid night anthems A mens chor us sang We Three Kings of Orient Alter the service 12 men from the congregation came forward and hel lighted candles and those in the audi cnce obtained candles to light from these While the church was dark cned the audience filed by lighted lls candles and left the building Severa large candleabra were placed aroum the pulpit during the entire service In the morning the Rev William Crosley Methodist pastor cf North wood preached In tho absence of th regular pastor Choosing Phlllipian for text he stressed the fac that Jesus name has the right t stand ahove all others He said In part Jesus had ths genius of right Hv ing and made the great sacrifice tha lolin obligate by Kopecky and solo by Harry H Miller of Onawa he pastor preached from the subject Had Jesus Not Been The feature service of tho day was le evening program sponsored by he Sunday school Owing to the ill ess of Mrs G L Maraton the asaist nt superintendent was in charge his program was In three parts and onslsted of the presentation of the jrimary department In songs reclta ions and dialog by the department uperintendent Mrs W A Carter md her corps ot assistants Several novel features were introduced In this art of the program one ot which vas the unique way of seating the Ittle folks to avoid the usual confu sion In getting them to the platform and back to their seats The second part of the program consisted of the presentation of the Christmas story In drama by the young folks ot the Sunday school Th beautiful settings and the costuming enriched by the varied color lights used kept the audience In wonder ment until the final scene of the Na tivity was presented A novel feature of this scene was the elevating of the Christ child and Mary above the crowVl of wisemen shepherds and others and the shadowing of the natal scene by two angels with outstretched nrms while the lights were changed to throw the crowd into darkness to light only the Babe Mary and tho angels while the kneeling group bo fore them from the darkness Joy to the The last part of the program was the lighting of the Christmas tree whose top reached twenty feet above the floor and the coming of Santa Glaus to distribute boxes of candy1 to all children present Every available sent was taken dur inc the service Make Him a Happy Baby Many a childsdispo sition has been per manently spoiled be cause of diaper irrita tion in infancy causing rashes and even more serious disorders For relievingeven the most stubborn cases thou free Mmple of each write Reiinol Dept 33 Baltimore Md sands of mothers Have found Resinol Ointment successful Resinol Soap daily bath stops many skin disor ders before they start everywhere At all drug Resinol i and thank you for your hearty response to our seasons offer ings May we con tinue to serve you in the comingNew Year 1 m eg CurrieVanNessCo I Excuse For Is that the Story Never Grows Old Just so long as there are human beings on the face of the earth just so long as the material sun morning to bring light out of darkness so will it be that the Christmas Story will be ever new and ever sacred no matter how frequently it may be This thought comes to us and will not down What a dreary world this would be should we all cease from meeting and greet ing our friends with a hearty Good cheery How Are You a God Bless and a Merry Foolish the hardheaded man says All right brother but please allow us to be foolish to ex tent to the end of our days because while there may be some who do not respond to the sentiment it nevertheless gives us such a warm pleasant feeling around the heart as we sincerely wish you Clmstmas and a Happy New Year that we just selfishly indulge ourseli in the pleasure that it gives us Time will go on friends will be parted and acquaintance will drop by the wayside but while you and we are here in the flesh we shall insist upon being friendly and so once again wisK you an old fashioned Merry Sincerely and faithfully 111 To Our many friends and neighbors of this community N we wish A Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year 14 1st St Mason City la ;