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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 31, 1929, Mason City, Iowa SDT KIABUIV 31 iSBy ACTIVITY OF WOMANS GLUB CONTINUES UNBROKEN Holidays Fail to Interrupt Usual Work Many Out of Town Speakers to Address Group During January Holidays may come ari3 holidays go but Womans club work goes on forever Christmas which interrupted the routine of most social and study groups in Mason City made little difference to the activity of the Wo mans club Altho no departments had scheduled meetings for the week of Christmas regular Decem ber meetings were held and depart mental work continued up to Christ mas day itself The music and out door life divisions were busier than usual In sponsoring the outdoor uiusic programs and the outdoor decorations contest Monologise to Appear The first departmental activity scheduled for themonth will be the routine work of the public welfare department This group will spon sor the monthly preschool clinic at tfie Y W C A Friday afternoon Not first in point of time but among the paramount events of January in point of interest will be the program to be offered by Cor nelia Otis Skinner Jan 14 at the general meeting Miss Skinner daughter of the famous actor whose name she tears is a monologist Like Ruth Draper she is the author of the sketches she presents This will be an evening meeting Mrs Remington to Speak Several departments are import ing talent for their programs this month One of the first of such meetings will be that of the cur rent Jan 8 at which Mrs W W Remington of Minne apolis will be the speaker Prof Frank Luther Mott director of the school of journalismat the State University of Iowa and co editor of the Midland magazine will speak at the meeting of the book review decartment Jan 15 His topic will be Negro literature and he will probably deal to some extent with late books in which Negro characters appear Des Woman to Talk Theoutdoor life department will hear Mrs Henry A Frankel ofDes Molnea at their meeting Jan 22in the library assembly room She will talk on wild flowers and conserva tionand her program will probably include slides of state parks Another meeting which will de part from the routine will be that of the music department On Jan 31 Mrs Merl H Sims will give a cos tume recital of music with Mrs Jay B MacGregor as accompanist Mrs Sims recently returned from two weeks in Chicago during which time she studied in preparation for the program The meeting will Be open lo the public Xathryn Mullan Gives Farewell Bridge Party in Honor of Ruth Igou As a courtesy to Miss Ruth Tgou who will leave soon for her new home in Rapid City S Dak Miss Kathryn Mullan entertained 12 guests at a bridge party at her home 526 Fifth street southeast Saturday night Guests were inti mate friends of the honor guests including a number of students home from college for the holidays The home was decorated with Christmas ornaments A brilliantly lighted tree added to the holiday atmosphere Prize for high score at bridge a handpainted sachet went to Miss Grace Fleming and the hostess gave Miss Igou a makeup box A luncheon in which a green and red color scheme was carried out was served by candle light Favors were diminutive red candles in tiuy holders Miss Igou has been the honor guest at a number of parties and several more are planned for her BUSS MABLE LETCHER WEDS ROLFE MAN MissMable Letcher of Mason City and William Lillegard of Rolfe were married Dec 27 They will make their home at Rolfo where the bridegroom is a farmer Star Athlete and Illinois Alumna Wed Paul Prehn Former Lpcal Boy Marries Miss Westall Paul Prehn former Mason City boywho has served as president of National Boxing association and was first chairman of the Illinois Athletic commission was married Tuesday morning to Miss Alyene Westall at Champaign 111 The ceremonytook place at the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority house of which group Miss Westall was a member Following the ceremony a wed dian reception was held for more ihau 200 guests The couple then left on a wedding trip to Florida to be gone for a month On their re will make their home at 106 East John street Champaign MrPrehn has a restaurant business in Champaign and Urbana The bride was graduated from the University of Illinoisin 1927 She was a member of ShiAi and was secretary of the PanHellenic association in addition to her sor ority membership For the last year she has taught at Edgerton Wis She is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred Westall now of Janesville Wis Mr Prehn served in the army during the war and at a tourna ment in Paris following the war he won the interallied middleweight wrestling championship On his re turn to the United States he ac cepted a position as wrestling coach at the University of Illinois where his teams were uniformly successful DRAMA SHOP PLATERS RESUME MEETING Members of the Drama Shop players met at the Drama Shop Monday night to resume their work interrupted by Christmas The eve ning was spent in reheasing the new play Social Calendar WEDNESDAY B and O Will meat with Mrs A Ander son 1431 North President avenue Chapter DZ P E Has withdrawn the program Marriage Licenses Issued at Allison in December Listed ALLISON Dec li censes issued by Clerk C L Schel leuger during the month of Decem ber are as follows George Slemoris and Elizabeth Popkes both of Park ersburg Will Jacob Popinga Du mont and Alma Cleo Colbert Rcranton Milford Lee Jones Hamp ton and Lucille Urban Chatfield Minn George Arthur Meyer and Katie Kampmann both of Apling ton Robert Atwopd Durand Bris tow and Rose Pauline Biekert Greene Carl Dreesmann Parkers burg and Ella RIdder Aplington Marm VanOsten Meseryey and Anna Wagner Belmond Heiko Van Dyke and Hilda Elm a Tobias both of Aplington WELDWHiTTIEK ROWAN Dec Weld daughter of Mr and Mrs Carl Weld was married to Clarence Whittler at the Little Brown church near Nashua The Rev William H Kent performed the ceremony The couple was attended by Miss Car michael and Elvin Weld brother of the bride Mr and Mrs Whittier will reside on a farm near Rowan FURNESSWOODWARD SHEFFIELD Dec Woodward son of Philip Woodward of Glendale Cal and Hazel Furness of Sheffield were married Sunday afternopn at the Baptist parsonage in Hampton The bride is the young est daughter of John Furness of Sheffield Mr Woodward is em ployed by the Harrison Engineering Construction company of Kansas City Mo and is now located in New Sharon They will make their home in New Sharon NC MUSIC CO 1930 Tx is a pleasure to begin the new 41 year with this thought in mind to make 1930 our greatest year not only from sales volume but from other angles First of all comes the customei To insure the custom ers future patronage you must sell them merchandise with a reputation and tothat extent we proudly list herewith names of the worlds foremost manufacturers of musical instruments to be found in our store Gibson XV Hohner May We Serve You in 1930 NORTH IOWAS FINEST MUSIC STORE Everything in the line of Music MUSIC CO Everything in the line of Music GTABrings Musicians to Local Pupils Organization Sponsors Series of Concerts for Grade Schoolchildren A project whose aim is to make available to school children in Ma son City and cities of similar size the caliber of musical talent which metropolitan youngsters enjoy is the chief concern of the Grade Teachers association this year For that purpose it has identified itself with a national organization spon soring concert for pupils of the grade schools The project bagan last spring when the national Music Supervisors association in its meeting voiced the need of such a series Members planned a concert course including three numbers to be made available to small cities at cost Artists were booked to provide such a course and the circuit was complete 100 Cities Included The circuit includes approximate ly 100 cities each of which sees the same program This is the first year of the project not only for Ma son City but for each of the 100 member cities Miss Jeanette Marsh music supervisor in the local schools was instrumental in interesting the local association in sponsoring the project The first of the numbers was presented in Mason City this fall when Stewart Wilson English ten or gave a concert before 600 school children The two remaining num bers will include the operetta Han sel and Gretel1 and an Instrumental trio Dates for the numbers have not yet been decided Maintain Loan Fund Aside from this work the organi zation is largely social Its motive however is to promote the welfare of the school children and whenever there is occasion the group adopts such a course of action as the con cert series Membership in the organization is 100 per cent Every grade school teacher in the city belongs The group was organized 10 years ago with Mrs John Lewis as president Meetings are held once a month The group is not affiliated with the G T A in other cities but is a member of the National Educational association and of the Iowa Teach ers association BAPTIST GROUP PLANS WATCH PARTY FOR CHURCH j Members of the B YF U will ihteftain all members of the Bap ist church at a watch party at the Jiurch Tuesday night The party vill begin at 8 oclock A period will be given over to devotions and the remainder of the evening will be de moted to games V N BRIDGE CLUB HOLDS REGULAR MEETING Members of the N N Bridge club were entertained at their regular ession Monday afternopn at the home of Mrs J E Lennan 808 Vorth Madison avenue Mrs Oliver Repp the prize for high score and Mrs William Atkinson won low score trophyl Mrs C G Vail was a guest of the afternoon MRS ELLIS ALLEN HONORED AT PARTY Mrs Ellis H Allen was guest of jonor at a surprise party given Sat urday evening on the occasion of ler birthday The evening was spent n games and at the close refresh ments were served The guests in cluded Mr and Mrs C W Horsey oC Marshalltown Mr and Mrs Wiley Bishop Mr and Mrs Virgil Allen Miss Dorothy Hicks Wallace Allen the Misses Marguerite am 3etty Mannes and William vHamb HELEN ESLIOK HOSTESS AT BRIDGE PARTY Miss Helen Eslick 16 North Mad ison avenue entertained 12 guests at a bridge party Monday evening Holiday decorations were used High scores were received by Mrs Don Lawson and Miss Eunice Lynch Miss Margaret Pratt Cedar Rapids house guest of Migs Mary Sherman was an out of town guest MARY WILSON HOSTESS TO 4H GIRLS CLUB Mary Wilson entertained th Lakes Ambitious Vestas 4H club a her home Saturday afternoon Ten members and the leaders were pres ent Roll call was answered with de scriptions of Chrisraas costumes in other lads Mrs Studyvin gave a demonstration of correctly setting a table At the close of the program n luncheon wasserved and the rest of the afternoon was spent in telling fortunes and piano music jirls Home From School for Holiday Reunited at Spread Twentysix or Mason Citys col ege set gathered for a spread Monday night at the home oft Miss osephlne Odle 321 North Madison Venue Thespread served as a re tnlon for many groups The supper vaa served cafeteria style from a huge table decorated with holiday andles The first part of the even ng was spent talking and then the roup broke up and the girls went o the theater of their choice Those present were Josephine Odle Marcla Tubbesing Dorothy agenhart Elizabeth Maytham lelen DeSart Helen Green Dilcka ktoen Dorothy Hicks Berdenu Wallace Elizabeth MacMlllan Utary Gould Gretchen Meyer Bet y Sherman Eleanor Hazlett Flor nce Martin Margaret Rule Kath ya Kohl Marianna Sheffler Irene lolman Gretchen Carlson Mury Sevens Betty Law Elizabeth Walker Ruth Barclay Virginia aye Mary Louise Felt schools represented at the pread were Mason City Junior ollege Ames Drake Grinnell Cor nell the University or Iowa State Teachera College at Cedar Falls t Olafs at Northfleld James Mil kin Decatur ni and Northwest ern Seventeen Tables Are Set for Bridge Games at Elks Regular Party Seventeen tables were arranged or bridge at the Elks club Monday night at the regular party High core for women went to Mrs S A 3Brien and Howard Remley won he prize for men Hosts and host esses for the evening were Dr and Idrs J L Pauley and Mr and Mrs Hugh Shepard Hosts and hostesses at the next party to be neld in two veeks will be Dr and Mrs S A DBrlen and Mr and Mrs Milton Vinimer An out of town guest was Miss Mary Cook of Waterloo OCAL COUPLE LICENSED TO WED T R Leaman and Dorothy Ichrum both of Maaon City pro cured a marriage license in Des Molnes Monday A MRS BRICE THOMAS HONORED AT TEA Miss BettySmith 70i East State street entertained 12 guests at a ea Monday afternoon complimen tary to Mrs Brice Thomas Decora Jons fitting the holidays were used 3ut of town guests were the Misses Helen and Margaret Jenkins house Bits AboutEm Mr and Mrs George D White left Monday for Mlneapolis after spending the weekend at the home of Mr and Mrs H Swarher 147 Fourteenth street northwest Mr White is business manager of An atolia college at Salonlca Greece and he is spending nine months on leave of absence in this country His time is divided between working for the college and studying at the University of Minnesota Mr Swarner and Mr White were room mates at Grinnell college Donald Diehl left Monday to re sume hi a work at the Coyne school of electricity in Chicago after spend ing the holidays at the home of his parents Mr and Mrs Lester Diehl 1203 First street northwest Sister Mary Maurice has returned to Mercy hospital at Webster City and the Rev H S Sheehy has re turned to the Catholic university at Washington after spending1 sev eral days at the home of their father M J Sheehy 171 North Monroe avenue Mrs Bert Wilson of Milford is visiting at the home of her father C W Swarner 629 South Georgia avenue and with her brother H E Swarner 147 Fourteenth street northwest Miss Mary Cool left Tuesday morning for her home in Waterloo after visiting since Sunday at the home of her sister Mrs Joe Hoyt 904 NorthVan Buren avenue Mr and Mrs Charles Flowers re turned Monday evening to their home 230 Sixth street northwest after spending the holiday in Min neapolis visiting relatives and friends Mrs Leo Davey and daughter Adelaide 233 Seventh street north west will leave Thursday for St Paul Minn Miss Davey will take up her school work at the College of St Catherines After a short stay in St Paul Mrs Davey plans a trip to Green Bay Wis where she wil visit Mr and Mrs James Crowley Mr Crowley will be remembered as being one horsemen of Notre Dames four juests Ixivell of Mr and Mrs Frlnk C RUSSELL STUDIO 1930 SPECIAL Three 8x10 Photographs 1 Painted 2 Not Painted IN FOLDERS Regular Value The Russell Studio PHONE 2272 Federal and First S W PAST NOBLE GRANDS GROUP PLANS LUNCHEON The Past Noble Grand division of the Rebekahs will have a1 1 oclock uncheon on Thursday at the I O O F hall The hostesses will be ihe Misses Dorthea Diercks and Alta Striker and Mrs H H Royce Mrs Floy Washburn Mrs H J Pine Mrs W H Arnold Mrs Win Nutting Mrs C G VlallO C George Wendt The leaders of the lesson will be Mrs Emily Coffin and Mrs Elizabeth Van Avery The lesson subjects will be Love governing the I O O F borne and duties of the lodge and Elective and appointive officers B OF R T AUXILIARY INSTALLS OFFICERS Members of the ladies auxiliary to the B of R T met at the Cham ber of Commerce Monday afternoon to install their officers John J Rooney was Installed as councillor and Blanche Kirvy as president Other officers installed were Mrs lone Swanson vice president Mrs Rose VIall secretary Mrs Cora Kennedy treasurer Mrs Carrie Ross chaplain Mrs Clara Dennis conductor Mrs Sadie Rooney war den inner Lena Barnett outer guard and pianist Ruth Ross NORA SPRINGSCLUB BIEMBERS ENTERTAINED Members of the Fortnightly club of Nora Springs and a few guests were entertained at a 7 oclock din ner Monday night at the home of Mrs J H Martin 131 Crescent Drive with Mrs Martin and Miss Margaret Rader as hostesses Fol lowing the dinner the guests played bridge The prize for high scoio went to Mrs John Adams and con solation prize was awarded to Miss Ethelda Smartwood Guests ware Mrs Artz Nora Springs Mrs A J Batdorf 843 Second srteet north west Mrs E J Bryant 1221 North Adams avenue Mrs David Cast and Mrs C P Sheets all of Mason City WIDEAWAKE 4H CLUB GIRLS HOLD SESSION WideAwake 4H club girls of Orthel township held their regular monthly meeting the home of their leader Mrs D E Keat north of Hutchlns This was anall day meeting and included annual Chrlstnas party with a dinner and exchange of gifts The work included weaving n cover for a pocketbook out of crepe paper Twelve members attended MARJORIE BERRY HONORED AT BIRTHDAY PARTY Mrs Frank Berry was hostess to 14 girls at a dinner party Mon day honor of the seven teenth birthday of her daughter Marjorle Guests were classmates at the Holy Family school The ta ble was decorated in pink and green Following the dinner Betty Edwards entertained the company with dancing including the prep step The evening was spent in formally and dancing was the chief diversion The honor guest received a number of gifts Miss Margaret Jenkins Tacoma Wash Miss Helen Jenkins and Charles Jenkins students at the University of Pennsylvania are vis iting their aunt and uncle Mr and Mrs F C Lovell 212 Second street southeast for the holidays MRS DECKER PLANS NEW YEARS DINNER Mrs Jacob E Decker 132 Tenth street northwest will entertain a a New Years dinner on Wednesdaj Mr and Mrs E R Dunlop 10 Fifth street northwest and Mr and Mrs E R Dunlop 120 Fifth street northwest and Mr and Mrs Edmund Dunlop 537 Elevehtl street northeast DUNLOPS ENTERTAIN DINNER CLUB Mr and Mrs E R Dunlop 12 Fifth street northwest entertainer 11 couples members of the Diane club at dinner Monday evening Roses Were used as decorations The evening was spent informally Guests of the club were Mr an Mrs W E Gildner Mr and Mrs W H Odle and Mrs Wiley Ran kin WOLFEERSKINE GARNER Dec ha been received by Mr and Mrs Her Cartin of the marriage of thei nephew Henry Ersklne to Mis Helen Wolfe The young couple wi make their home in Chicago wher the bridegroqm has a position M lrsklne grew up in Garner at th home of his uncle PanHellenic rroup Active in Charities Organization of Sorority Women Maintains Loan Fund for Students Active as a social organization nd as a charity group the Mason City PanHellenic association plays a prominent part in the routine of ocal club women It numbers mong its members most of the col egebred women prominent in other roupa the only requirement for nembership is membership in a na ional sorority The chief function of the organ zatlou is charitable Its energies nter on the education loan fund which It maintains The group seeks ach year to earn enough money o send two girls to school but ince the fund is revolving it is onstantly increasing and it is often possible to make loans to more than wo girls Each student who borrows rom the fund is supposed to begin jaying back her loan immediately upon graduation The activities by which the club iiipports the fund are four They in elude a rummage sale each spring and fall a benefit bridge and the annual benefit dance at Chrisftnas time This latter is a social as well as a charitable function In addition the associations hold monthly lunch eons at the homes of the MARY LOUISE FELT NTERTAINS AT LUNCH Miss Mary Louise Felt 130 Sec ond street northwest entertained 24 girls at a 1 oclock luncheon on Monday The tables were decorated with red candles Bridge was played n the afternoon The Misses Eliza beth Walker and Kathryu Kohl re ceived high scores TOWNERS PLAN TO ENTERTAIN FRIENDS Mr and Mrs Herb Towaer 113O First street southwest will enter tain a group of eight friends at a New Years party Tuesday night Bridge will be the diversion of the evening MILLERBILLIARD MANSON Dec Mar garet Miller of and Harry E Billiard Manson were married Friday Dec 27 at the Little Brown church at Nash e ua by the Rev E E Clements pastor of the First Methodist church iasi uncle ofthejhrid groom immediately ceremony the bridal party me the home of the Rev Mr Clements where a wedding dinner was served The bride is a graduate of the class of 1926 of Grinnell college and the bridegroom of the college at Morn ingside and is prinicpal and coacli at Manaon After a brief wedding trip by auto they will return to Man son where they have an apart ment Special Services Planned by Trinity Lutheran Church Trinity Lutheran church will hold New Years services New Years day at oclock Sermon theme A New Years Call From Naz areth Miss Olga Moen will sing Angel of Light Lead On by Fred erick W Vanderpool The Misses Louise and Dikka Moen will sing a soprano and alto duet Mrs Her bert Moe will sing Father Let Me Dedicate All the Year to Thee R F Coules Science Is wonderful When you hear a lot of wild hollering in the apartment overhead it is an an nouncer 900 miles Mountain News All Set for 1930 Happy New Year to All As we stand on the threshold of a new year we pause to reflect upon the successful year just completed and to be thankful that our community has bftcn more prosper ous than many others less fortunate We are very optimistic about the coming year for this great State and our thriving community We visualize new era of better business and greater general prosperity for who are workers helpers constructionlsts and who are strong in faith confidence perseverance and efficiency For 1930 we commit ourselves to a more elaborate and extensive program than ever for any prosperity objective must be attended by Improvement and progress For our prosperity your prosperity for the prosperity of the community and state at large this store puts its shoulder to the wheel Lets Go COVItTMV AMD 4ATIS7ACTION WITH PUSCHASI ;