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a j - 12. mi in in Iowa City nesday, December 18th,...
12. mi in in Iowa City nesday, December 18th, most of them will remain open from 8 o clock in the morning until I o'clock la the evening instead of closing at 6:30 o'clock. There is, however, some opinion to the effect that with shorter hours, the Increas ed trade would not pat such a strain on the employes and would permit more efficient service, but unfor tunately, everyone can not attend to their shopping la the customary hours. ' .. A stroll through the decorative store aisles, shows some most at tractive effects, and In some cases a tendency toward the modernistic. We see various novel Ideas portrayed, such as aisles ot gifts with each table devoted to the needs of a cer tain member of the family, also lighted, ornamental arches across the aisles the length of the store. Then there Is toyland with its animated figures holding forth; the annual paradise of every boy and glrL There won't be so many little sisters with broken hearts the day after Christmas If Santa will distribute a few of those new dolls with rubber arms and legs; and what a thrill they would get to hear its three voices, and see Us eyes roll as well as open and closet Boys will never grow tired of winding and rewinding new little aluminum tanks which challenge every obstruction In their paths. Nevertheless, there seems to be a turn toward the useful in children's toys, as manifest by the girls sew ing and housekeeping sets, while the boys have their chemical and structual outfits, so that they may allY'learn, while they play." For the grownups we see modern effects. In costume jewelry. Import ed soaps, and handkerchiefs, as well as in the ladles gowns and the men's ties and socks. SERVICES FOR A. J. SCOTT TO BE ON FRIDAY A. J. Scott, 56, employed at the University hospital, died Wednesday at his home, 931. South Van Buren street, after a short Illness. He Is survived by his widow, and five children, four sons," Wilbur, Percy, and Donald of Iowa City, and Harold et TIlOs; and one daughter, Mrs. Gladys nolderness ot Oskaloosa. . Funeral services Will be bold at the home at Ml South Van Buren street at I o'clock Friday after noon, with the Rev. W. O. Keeler In charge. Burial will be In Oak land cemetery. The body Is Schneider Brothers funeral home. Society D. A. R. Meeting Saturday Mrs. Clarence Van Epps, North Clinton street, will be host ess Saturday afternoon, December 14th, to the members of Pilgrim chapter ot D. A. B. The meeting will open at I o'clock. . - Tne program will Include solo by Mrs. Jessie Bright, , and one by Mrs. Alexander Ellett, and readings by Mrs. Lloyd A. Howell and Miss Mary Louisa Kelley. song and dance number will also be given by little Misses Joan and Jane Turley. ' Assistant hostesses tor ." the meeting will Include Mrs. George Clearman, Mrs. Elsie Parsons, Mrs. Lloyd HoweD,. Mrs. B. J. Kegel, Mrs. Violet Williams Usf Era. Viola Lone. Woodman Elect Officers Woodman of America elected officers for the, coming year at their meeting Wednesday evning. Those who will serve are as follows: , . Council, Mr. Louis Elchier. Advisor, Mr. James Tobia. . ' Banker, Mr. William Weber. -Clerk, Mr. C. C. Shrader. ' ' Escort, Mr. Arthur Boss, V Watchman, Mr. August Miller. Sentry, Mr. John Jenks. - J Meeting at Maehoveo Home At the meeting ot the auxiliary Letter Carriers held at the home or Mrs, Frank Maehovee, 818 North Gilbert street, on Wednesday, officers were chosen for the coming year as follows: . President, Miss Rose Maehovee. Vice president, Mrs. Mildred Larew. ' Secretary and treasurer, Mrs. Mllo Huffman. Sergeant-at-arms, Mrs. ,, Edna Mocha. Whlp-Poor-WIII Club v' Members ot the WMp-PoorrWiU

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  1. Iowa City Press-Citizen,
  2. 12 Dec 1929, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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