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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa SIX MARIONETTE SHOW PRESENTS WIDE RANGE OF ACTIO Local P T A Affair Held at Y W C A Mothers of McKinley School Honor Teachers With Dinner Program THE teachers of the McKinley school were guests at a oclock valentine dinner serves at tho Y W C A Wednesday eve ning by a group of mothers from the McKinley P T A Between each course of the dinner P T A songs were sung by the as sembly ana following the dinner a program was presented by the moth ers with Mrs Charles Baker preskl ing as toaslmlatress A talk on A Mothers Busy Day How Much Rent do most jewelers Ray Seney doesnt pay any depicting the duties tho Joys and tho disappointments of the days routine from a mothers viewpoint waa given by Mrs Boyd Walters president of the association What Wo Expect From Our Teachers was Ihe theme of Mrs X T DoWltts talk which Included a clever original reading on the humorous and ridiculous Ideas parents may form of modern educa tional standards In closing she read Van Dykes Tribute to an Unknown Teacher Responding for the teachers Miss Selma Schumann talked on What Teachers Expect From Parents and gave a humorous toast to the moth ers in verse Mrs J H Marston guest of the evening talked on Pots and Pans or Mental Houaekeplng tell ing of tlio Importance of a cheerful mental attitude at home or school Included in the musical offerings were solos by Mrs William Carson and a duet by Mrs Leo Crabb and Mrs X W Oelsler A social hour followed tho program CASEYTOOMSON Club Hears Mrs Blaise atYWCA Curios Brot From South America Show Rare Work manship in Designs A ch t Feb Miss Ernta Casey formerly of Lawler but now of Chicago hecaroe the blrde of GeorgeThomson ot Chicago Satur day Fob 0 The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs W J Casey of Lawler CHARACTER to BLUEBIRD RINGS jfafhorfzed distributor W H POTTS Jeweler 12 East State St WHY HELEN YOUVE BROUGHT ME A SOAP IVE NEVER USED BEFORE YES THE GROCER SAID R1NSO WASHES CLOTHES MUCH WHITER MOTHER charming discourse on South American conveniences and cus toms was given by MrsCarua Blaise In her talk before the members of the Current Events department ol tha Womans club at the W C A Wednesday noon Vivid descriptions of travel and everyday life among the southern peo ple featured her story this supple mented with an exhibit of curios rang ing from ancient pottery to modern Spanish laco ah awls The countries of Peru and Bolivia are not as commonly believed tropi cal In nature she stated and flowers much as In North America grow thereprofusely making the outdoors a lovely sight Houses of course are for the most part of Spanish type with small Inclosed entrances or court yards In some of the homes lilo floors with beautiful Inlaid design as tho of rugs In touching upon the educational phase the speaker told of the well established German schooto to which many of the English children are sent Private schools however are the best medium of educational facilities and are managed by English or Am erican teachers Newspapers Are Spanish The newspapers are printed only In Spanish and are under the ful juris diction of the president who attempts to quash anything1 that will cause strife or excited feeling among tho excitementloving people presl dent she tald in In reality a monarch Policemen with their Jaunty out fits form a picturesque alght to etgners In those regions and they take their petitions very seriously They also are responsible directly to tha president she said With Immense admiration for tho Idea of erecting monuments to un known soldiers of the World war tho natlvea have erected a monument to a soldier supposedly fallen in somo battle as these countries did not par tlclpate In the recent war and the monument Is situated upon the high est mountain in that particular region so that It can be seen for miles around Mrs Blaise exhibited bits of pot tery of ancient and modern origin and showed dolls depicting the costumes of the Indians There were shawls in the exhibition with wonderful color Ing typical o fthe Indians love for color Money bags with numerous compartments In which are kept dif ferent denominations of coins showed love of detail In the woven patterns Scepter Is Attraction What was most attractive however to the audience was a scepter onco upon a belonging to an Indian chieftain illustrative of his rank This scepter was compared to the totem pole of tho Alaskans or tho coatof arms of an Englishman It was stud ded with brilliant stones and covered with circles of rare and aged coins Jointed silver fish probably once wor shipped as a symbol and cruci fix and other figures ot metal dec orated the scepter All ot these silver decorations had been baaterf out of the silver mined by the natives In tha1 region themselves Silverware and Intricate designs decorative gourds rugs blankets ant baskets as well as a beautiful hand made Spanish lacs ahawl or center Appearance of Puppets Is LifeLike Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn J Outstanding Characters in Scenes EAN GROS MARIONETTES in tho performance of Tho Adven tures ot Huckleberry Finn at tho high school Wednesday evening proved themselves versatile creatures surprisingly alive and capable of all Ihe tricks ever performed by puppets This production with its occasional music ils individualistic characters and circus performers presented tho opportunity for a wide range ot action thru the onernllon of more than 1000 strings by the puppeteers overhead Tiio geneal appearance ot tho pup peta and their most appropriate costuming as well as the excellent lighting effects added to the perform ance Wore Typical Boys Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn were cerUiInly vivid creations ot Mark Twains characters Their rebellion against the existing order of things was particularly well portrayed In the second scene which took piace In Toms bedroom The play opened with a scene in the CHAMPION SHOOTER piece Ion were included in the collec FUR SALE Take advantage of our generous reductions now in effect on our complete stock of Fur Coats We are going to close out every coat that remains this month We have production on our next season coats so we must make room If you are In tho market for a In and look them decide on one and pay a small deposit We will hold the coat until wanted We will stova the coat i summer FHBB V1 Let us make you a as you want it Get our low prices NOW New Spring Scarfs and Chokers are now on sale at big reductions Here you will find all kinds to select from BENOWITZ BROS MASTER FURRIERS Phone 633 221 N Federal LATER IVE USED RINSO FOR THE FIRST TIME DID YOU EVER SEE SUCH WHITENESS AND ITS JUST AS WONDERFUL I FOR DISHES AND X ALL CLEANING IVE USED IT FOR YEARS Marcheta A wonderful atyle for all pur pose service Black Kid Brown TREADEASY The Great Health Shoe for Women will give your feet Real Comfort Pleasing Appearance and long service Theyredesigned and priced to fit the need of the average income BROWN AND WI3HARD 115 N Federal Andra Patent with shaped heels J850 Bliclc kid with military heel J750 backyard of Aunt Pollys house where Dinah ana Parson Jones dis course oVer church work until the parson Inadvertently tumbles into her Mrs W P Andrews of Atlanta Ga southwestern otate trapshooting cham pion has added to her laurels by win nng the womens championship with a score of OZ out of a possible 100 wasntub77t 7s 7n This scene that DIj at Sea Island Beach Ga nahs Lily Magnolia the tiniest of pickaninnies comes crying on to the staso and gets hearty applause Eojs Have Dream A beautiful effect was obtained in the third scene when the dream of the boys of castles and romance is re produced in the background TTRinAV The full versatility the marion ette with all of his tricks was not re Lincoln circle Trinity Lutheran vealed until the last scene when the dies AM circus performers enter Without SOCIAL a doubt the outstanding of these waa the trapeze artist who swung from one trapeze to the other exchanging from his hands to his feet This act it wns learned later required tha worls of threo puppeteers On the other land the 12 puppets who appeared in band as tho closing number and played a wide ranga of Instruments vere operated by only two from above he scenes Others In the company course had Instruments In their nouths on which they manufactured he music Was Remarkable Mec11anlsin A juggler who was able to throw jails Into the airand catch them on his nose hands or feet was also a re markable mechanism Jean Gros who at the close ot the performance urned nsidouhe curtains and gave ho crowd in tha auditorium an op portunity to sea how Ihe strings are operated used this Juggler The case and dexterity of tile puppeteer In the landllng of tho mechanism was a larvel to those who saw It The show also had a cat a dog a Ig bear snake and a moth and a Oorcn other characters Thescene vhero tho dog chases Jabez Finn Ilucks father off the stage ami where Tom attempts to rifle tho pis supplied some excellent comedy Entertained Between Acls Between acts the audience wia en tertained ly musical numbers given by Miss Gcraldlne Vance on tho harp and the musical saw and Miss Llnnoa Hurtmaii on the violin These Droved themselves as able on tho musical Instrument as well ag In the part of puppeteering Thruout the play there wcro occasional song num bers such as n Negro melofly and the pirate song Carl Wright who helped shift scenes exhibited n puppet he hud made to the Gros aggregation and Carn ceived high praise for both the apIJJ Donnc11 Hostess Mrs Vlnnlo Chrlstenson BOO North Federal avenue In eve ning Womans Missionary Will meet at Christian Church to observe worlds day of prayer at oclock St Johns Luncheon at homo of Mrs M D SfcMlclmeJ 1120 Third street south west Bnptist Ladies Meets at church at oclock Hostess Mrs W V Union Missionary society First Tres byterian Meets at Church of Christ at oclock PlenMnt Ridge Meets with Mp ana Mrs Charles Wagner MonroeWasliington P T Will meet In auditorium at oclock Music Monroe school orchestra Thrict exercise First grade pupils iramatizatiort Safety First seventh Grade Talk Need ot Safely Education Dr C F Starr Arocal Music Dr T E Davidson Business and socln1 hour AVoniiins auxiliary SI Johns church Meets nt church at 1 oclock Study lesson Tho Xcw Africa leader the I5ev C B Wlilloliead Forlntglitly Hostess Mrs C E Hedneld 315 North Washington avenue American Icgion auxiliary Meets at oclock at the p G and E auditorium preceding the Americanism program LENSINGTIERNEY LAWLER Feb Florence M Lcnsing daughter of Mr anil Mrs James Lonsins of Lawler and John IV Tierney weremarried Tuesday at 8 oclock nuptial mans in Our Lady Carmfcl church with the JKev pearance of the puppet and the ex cellent control that had been provided WAS MAGIC LAND All of the whimsical fanWsy that has endeared the Oz stories to so many children was present In the per formance ot The Magical Land ot Oz adaption from Hip play by Ruth Plumly Thompson which was pre sented by the Jean Gros French Mari onettes at the afternoon performance at the high school Wednesday Thft auditorium ana balconies were overflowing with youngsters whose eagerness drowned out tho roars of the cowardly lion of Oz and fairly Btopped the show at times Liked the Dog The ecstatic littlo dog Toto was an especial favorite with tho child audl enco and the big yellow hen Galena and the monstrous lion wero no less enjoyed Tho tin woodman whose Final CleanUp AII Remain ing Win ter Coats Lots Drastic Reductions on Each Item Women and Misses WINTER COATS Priced to close out at and better FUR COATS Priced to close out at and up GIRLS COATS Including Navy Chinchillas Priced to close out at to HATS Including every Winter Hat 25c 50c SILK and WOOL DRESSES Several hundred Dresses Priced to close out at STAMPED ART GOODS Large variety Priced to close out at 9c to PURSES and BAGS Odd to out at 50c and fefcBetter Pillow Piano Bench Pads Small lot only Priced to close out at and GIRLS WASH DRESSES Good assortment Priced to close out at 89c to few better LINED GLOVES Small to close out at to They wero unattended The couple left luring tho afternoon for a two weeks trip at St Paul On their return they will reside on a farm five miles northeast of Law ler CALMAR Feb wedding ot j Miss Anno Hmmi and Karl Libbey was solemnized Thursday morning at oclock at the Methodist church In JDecorah the Rev Mr ISiscnberger lo cal pastor performing the ceremony The bridal couple was attended by Mr and Mrs 3 B Bcrgland of Os slan Immediately alter the ceremony ha bridal couple left for Crcsco where the wedding dinner was served Tho brlda Is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Joe Luzum of near Calmar Sho has been employed at the National hotel In Decorah the past year Mr la a mechanic in the Reed and Lcnnon garage at Decorah Tho bridal couple left on a wedding trip to the twin cities and other points In Minnesota after which they will return to De corah whero they will make their fu ture home HAVE SURPRISE BRIDGE IARTX The Q It C club members wero tho gncsti ot Mrs A B Bushgens 121 Snvonth street northeast Wednesday evening at n surprise Valentine bridge party Mrs John Overliock ot Rock well was special guest of the club Twentyfive wero present Plans were made for a membership to start heart was bigger than hfs brains and the scarecrow were leading characters as well as Dorothy from Kansas and a group of queer impersonations pos sible only In a magical land These were faithfully visualizes from the American fairytales The gnome orchestra so eagerly an ticipated bytho youthful audience wns in no way a disappointment Those active musicians proved a de light to the children Every member a queer sort of person the body of ono was a violin cello on which ho played and the body of another formed of a huge bass horn Carnival Popular Immensely popular was the carnival Tier in the Emerald City with Its light rope Ha fill fJ fit I walker iwobal Juggler the monkey boy and the clown with balloona The marionette performances wero with tho next meeting Ask Any Beautys first skin per fection Thus the fairest nnrt wisest sponsored by the Mason City Womans club After all the Question Marl remains the question mark as to the future of duration Courier Journal use MELLOGIX Kace Powder that spreads moresmoothly and produces a roiillifiil bloom Its now French process nirxkos stay on longer nnd bans the shiny nose Pure Prevents pastiness flaklness Irrita tion anrt lame pored Use MELLO GLO Tho DomonIgou C61 Betty Jane keeps abreast of Fashions Trend t A Showing of New Charming Style Creations Are Marvel Val ues Exclusively A selection that embraces the lat est style notes in the favored mate rials a n cl colors for spring styles for every occasion at the low prices of and II o 62 MORE THAN THE PRICE SUGGESTS 13S N Federal Ave ;