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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1929, Mason City, Iowa SIX MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THURSDAY FEB 7 1929 INDIVIDUAL MAKES OWN LIFE BY CHOICE SAYS LECTURER1 Emphasizes Necessity of i Personality Annual Tea Served Monroe School Sextet Sings at General Assembly TIOM childhoodto death there has never been in the history of tho world the chance to choose the kind of lifeHint one would liko to live nor lias there ever been the choice of things tochoose from that this decade gives the individual statedCornelia Stratton Parker noted lecturer nnQ author in her address Fitting Into the 1920V given at tha general assembly of tho Womans clu at tho First Methodist church Wed nesday afternoon In reaching tho highest degrco o fitness the individual muststudy lil oivn personality candidly come tc most excellent terms with himself fulfill the maximum requirements In fitness and finally place himsel where ho can be of best advantage t the needs of Vila community Mb Parker continued Ideas she Enid should be as upto clato as clothing for altho they may not seem as conspicuous they lire certainly as liable to cause the sam discomfort discontent and dissatisfac tion as ancient styles Choice Must Be Wise An individual can manipulate hi environment much moro than he thinks lie can the speaker revealed In his own wise choice of health food shelter clothing and exercise and fit ting Into tne 1020s is accomplished by fulfilling the requirements arising from tha everyday problems and the stimulation of an everwidening hori zon An everwidening horizon claims within Its boundaries education travel modes of travel architecture instructive movies freedom of choice of religion a careful choice In mar riage am finally a wise relationship between parents and children she ex plained At this point Mrs Parker commended the effort and of parentteachers ossoclatlons and thechild welfare clinics and mas azines With 750000 students at the unlver sities today she stated tho rate Ir higher education has Increased 2100 per cent in 10 years and some prefer ring to travel for education statistics shoiv that 500000 Americana go to Europe annually Result Js Comfort The result of fitting into the gener al scheme of things in the 1820s firs Pnrker declared was tho amount of comfort satisfaction and happiness that tho Individual gets out of life In enumerating the differences of this decade as compared to any of the others from 1890to Mrs Parker mentioned the shrunken size of the family with the resultant shrunken homes and homo life tho former f unc ttonings such as education health and recreation being trans ferred aireclly fro mthe home to civic piay centers Tha mechanisms also an important part Nineteen twenty travel is different with its safe ana fast transportation by trains and automobiles and the more speedy mode of travel by air plane when one can put his homo and city behind him by a mere step and be whisked country fo the rar corner of the Recommends Llltle Theater As a cultural phase the speaker commended the influences of good movies as statistics show that one out of every sij persons attendsome movie every day and she also com mended the Little Theater movement which is developing rapidly and doing so much good in the country This age noted for Its rapid pace has a typical air of prosperity all o the United States sha asserted and it furnishes easy access to treasures of the world such as travel good music and good literature Among tho outstanding condition of the are the congested cities tho small families womans position In home and business life mass pro duction and consumption mass edu cation the press from which can be expected the mass standard an al tered attitude to religion and under standing nnd interest in ones fellow liuman beings growing leisure and increasingspeed Mrs Parker con cluded Preceding the lecture a group of songs was given by tho Monroe school sextet and following Mrs Parkers lee ure the annual membership tea wa erved to the new members of th lub with Mrs A B Adams hospital v committee In charge miENTINES DAY febniary K will rememb O er dorit youforget N Valentines Day flowers carry best your message of love and devotion to the one who holds the key to your heart Shell understand their tender message all the words in the world could not convey it more gracefully Mark Twain Masterpieces in Demand Believed to Contain Finest Material for True Ameri can Puppet Play Every book of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn is In circulation to day at the Jlason City public library There are 15 or IS copies of these books but with tho increasing inter est aroused by the approaching mari onette show this number is Insuffi cient for public demand It Is interesting to note how Jean Gros the versatile Frenchman ap proached tha Mark Twain estate four years asb to obtain the right to use Mark Twains two masterpieces be lieving thatthese books contained the finest possible material for a true American puppet play It was only after the estate was convinced that this humorous and charming material would not be mal treated that permission was given Mr Gros lo adapt a play and write ap propriato music and after a years time was devoted In picking out the best bits and making puppets that would radiate the mood ot the words the play was finally put into re hearsal Whila It was believed that Huck Finn would meet with an enthusiastic response it was never expected that the success would be so complete Huck has now appeared on the stage in movies in the comic sections of the best newspapers andfinally has won hfs greatest glory disguised as a mari onette his supporters claim LUCASCOLE CRESCO Feb Minnie A Lucas op Cresco and Harry A Cole of Floyd were married Monday evening at the Methodist parsonage hero by tho Rev F H Wood The brldo is t daughter of Mr ana Mrs John Lucas who with the latters mother Mrs M LIndcnnan uncle Owen Lindernian and coualn Clara Llnderman wit nessed the ceremony The couple will mako its homo at Fioyd COLLINS LONG CRESCO Feb Mary Ellen Collins and Hay J Long both of Bon nair were married Tuesday morning iy the Rev E J Dougherty at the Church of tho Assumption Cresco i SOCIAL FRIDAY Harmony Meets for olock luncheon In church parlors Will entertain Womans Union Holy Family All Division number seven meets at P G and E auditorium for card party McKlnloy Clilld Study Will meet at tho school at oclock East Side Presbyterian Ladles Hostess Mrs Leo Downing 11JO East State street at p m Election of officers Boy ScoutsDads night at 730 oclock at First Presbyterian chureli Christian Workers General meeting at T W C A at oclock Division number live in charse First Methodist General Aid society Will meet In church parlors dlvi slon number five serving Daughters of Will meetin Chamber Commerce at S oclock Hcarthstono Dlmfer club Hosts Mr and Mrs W V Lorins 720 7sTorth Carolina avenue Mr ana Mrs Walter Wright assisting Trinity Lutheran Ladles Meets at oclock at church Hostesses Mrs David Oleon Mrs OIo Gregerson and Mrs A M Fest Baptist Ladies Division No S will meet Hostess Mrs Llzzio Funston 310 Ninth street southeast Ladies society B of L F and Meets at oclock at tlie labor hall LODGE TO MEET The A P M lodge will give a oclock pot luck dinner Frlft evening for tho Ladies Chevaliers and families Each family will brlng a covered dish and sandwiches The ladles will meet at oclock for the regular business meeting QUEEN REBEKAH CIRCLE The Queen Rebekah circle will meet at the I O O F hall at oclock Friday afternoon Hostesses Mes damea H P Quenrude A c Holly George Wnrner stevo Barren Ray Meyers S V Wolters Caroline Young E L Sclssinger G W Tatitm nnd Sam Raises Library Contains Parkers Books on Labor Psychology American Idyll Biography of Husband Written With GERMANE SPECIAL FOR FEBRUARY REALISTIC Ten systems of per manent waving One for each texture of hair From to MYERS BEAUTY Pliono 919 SALON 7 So Del 1205 So Feilcrul Phone 55 Herman M Knudson Prop Headquarters This store is a delightful place to select a Diamond Engagement Ring or Wedding Ring We have a number of attractive Valen tine gifts which will be cherished throughout the years with affection and kind remembrance W H POTTS Jeweler 12 East State St Charm and Skill The visit of Cornelia Stratlon Park er to Mason City and her tall to tho Mason City Womans club will start many persona thinking along Hie lines ot tho psychology of labor states Miss Lydia M Barrette local librar ian Since he beginning of the World war there has been a shifting of eco nomic conditions Many people have come to feel that the old economic principles are outworn Carleton Parker was one of the first economists to analyze migratory labor Hla book The Casual Laborer de serves a wider reading In Mason City than it has yet had It is not n forbid ding volume H is small ana compact but It is a tholful book ana will lead toward a better understanding of labor unrest Carleton Parker had a wonderful In fluence on the youngr who came in contact xvith him An aviator in Franco wrote to Mrs Parker Finding tho Trulli There was no man lllto him in my colfcge llfo Believe me he has been a figure In all we do over here we who knew and a reason for our do Ing too He wns so tine he will always push us on to finding tho truth about things That was his great spark wasnt UY The life of Carleton Parker by his wife Cornelia Parker is a most beau tiful love story This biography called An American Idyll is the best known of Mrs Parkers books It is frank and intimate and reminds one that It isnt life that matters Jt is the courage you bring to It In writing this biography Mrs Parker combines several points of view with marvellous skill She writes of Mr Parker as a man as a hus tand and a father as a teacher In the University of California and as an eco nomist one of the foremost in the country She understood Ills economic theories so she can write of them clearly and forcefully and she loved and appreciated the man so she writes tenderly and with vividness and charm Story of Jlnsiiuerade In 1D22 Mrs Parker brot out a book entitled Working With the Working Voman There is humor In it There ro many things to make one think t Is tho story ot her masciuerado as n inexperienced factory worker so lint she might write of conditions as hoy actually are Jenny the Joyous a novel by Mrs arker came out in 1024 It is less ucceasful than her books about actual i ersons and places But after her visit o Mason City many persons will wish o read ft Ports and Happy Places la a vol me of European travei Mrs Parker ook her sons 11 and 13 thru Ger ny Switzerland Austria Italy and pain It Is valuable for ideas on edu cation and bringing up children as well as a blithe and happy travel book PHILIP READ BELMOND GIRL Miss Graco Bller of Belmond be came the bride of Phillip K Read in a ceremony performed at Albert Lea i Following tho marriage the twore 1 turned to Mason City and were hon ored with a dinner at tho home ot Mr j Reads mother Mrs Rosle Read 30a North Monroe avenue The two will leave the latter part of tho week for I Phoenix Ariz whereMr Read wll bo connected with tho Halversoh ManI ufactuiIng company as traveling repi resentativo Mrs Read Is the daughI ter ot Mr and Mrs Charles Eller of Goodcll and has llvi d most of her life in that locality Mr Read was reared i in Mason City CANADIAN VISITOR HOXOKED AT PARTY Miss Doris Tenllnsky of Winnepeg Canada who Is visiting at the Joe Rpbinson homo was a guest at a party given in her honor Wednesday oveninfr nt the William Larner ant Joe Robinson residence B04 West Statestreet Eighteen guests were present Bridge and were the main diversions of the evening A luncheon was served HUSBANDS AREMJUESTS AT HISTORY CLTJB PARTY Husbands of the members of the History club were guests at a dinner party given nt the Colonial Wednes day evening There were 26 present Valentine decorations were used on he place cards and centerpieces and valentine ideas were carried out In the Samoa which began tho evenings en tertainment Tho remainder tf tho cloning was spent in playing hearts Prizes were taken by Mrs L P Cour shon Mrs IS JL Wagner Mrs W Earl Hall 13 H Wagner and Mrs J Irons The committee in charge of tho program consisted of Mesdnmes Harvey Bryant J C Stortdnrd C M Franehcre Carl Snyder and Lee CLARENCE OGREEN G1VBN SUKIKISE PARTY Clarence 61G North Adams avenue was guest at a birthday sur prise paaty held in his honor at tho home of Mr ana Mrs F C Wilson 1424 East State street Wednesday evening The group was entertained at four tables of 500 Mr OGreen was presented a gift and special re freshments for the event were serves 1UNGKUNZSCIIMIDT ERISTOW Feb of Mrs J F Jungkunz a former resident of this place received announcements of her marriage Sunday to Mr Schmidt of Waterloo Mr and Mrs Schmidt intend to make their home in Wat erloo Popular Powder of Beautiful Women Beauties who guard their completions USB MELLOGLO Face Powder only Famous for coloring mat ter is approved by tho Government Tho Ekln never looks pasty or flaky It spreads more smoothly and pro duces a youthful bloom Made by a new French process MELLOGLO Face Powder stays on longer The Co 01 our New BOX HEELS OR HIGH HEELS Ten Other New Advance Spring Styles Are Now on Display By MaJL Promptly Filled 7 Pfllfl Qbtat at Panors Stores in Ceil ar Rapids Waterloo Sioux Citx ORS GraceArc ft Shou 106 NO FEDERAL AVB p unwAcnoN vrra nnrr rvKHAu Wash Frocks Their Price Spells Value in Large Letters New arrivals in wash frocks are showing the small wear able prints that silk dresses have made so popular The result is decidedly smart and attractive Practical for thew are vat dyed fabrics guaranteed fast color a fea ture not often found in dresses at and Basque and Straight line models V and Square Necklines Trimmings of Plain Color Sizes 18 to 49 Extra Sizes NELLY DON HOME FROCKS Jo Frocks that glorify the most menial home tasks with their 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