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The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Wednesday, August 02, 1944, Page 6

District Parent-Teacher Association Holds Reorganization Meeting
New Officers Are Elected at Session

Mrs. Leon WOODWARD was elected president of the newly re-organized 2nd district of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers at a session Wednesday morning in the high school auditorium.

Mrs. Otto NOLTE of Hampton was elected 1st vice-president; Mrs. Rush WAGNER of Northwood, 2nd vice-president; Mrs. L. J. AMLING of Mason City, secretary; and Mrs. H. D. HAMM, treasurer. Mrs. D. C. HERRICK presented the slate for Mrs. Lee ALBAUGH of Charles City.

The officers were installed at an afternoon session which followed a luncheon meeting at the Cerro Gordo hotel. Mrs. F. R. KENISON of Madrid, president of the Iowa Congress had charge of the installation and Mrs. Chris HIRNING of Mitchell, S. Dak., national field worker for the P.T.A., gave an inspirational address.

The new district by-laws were read and accepted by the delegates during the morning meeting at which Mrs. T. W. McDONALD of Mason City presided. The session opened with invocation by Mrs. HERRICK, the flag salute and singing with Mrs. WOODWARD as accompanist.

Mrs. KENISON was presented to the group and spoke briefly on the procedure of reorganization. Mrs. KENISON also stated the stand of the Iowa Congress on the Iowa school code revision bill, pointing out that the congress has backed the bill in its entirity and does favor an annuity for teachers, although it has stressed other important sections of the bill, as well.

Mrs. L. S. MUMFORD of Council Bluffs issued an invitation to the state convention of the Iowa Congress to be held in Council Bluffs, beginning Oct. 8. She spoke of various features of the convention including a vesper service on he opening day at which the Iowa Morthersingers chorus will be heard. Mrs. MUMFORD conducted a question box period.

Mrs. HIRNING talked to the group on various organization matters, stressing the duties of the president and the literature which is available to members.

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Mason Cityan Takes Speech, English Work

CLEAR LAKE - Miss Sarah SENIOR, Mason City, has accepted the position as teacher of English and speech in the Clear Lake high school for next year, Supt. T. G. BURNS announced Wednesday. This is the position held the past 2 years by Frank BRANDT who is to teach in Ames high school the coming year. Miss SENIOR is a graduate of Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls, and taught for the past 2 years at Hansell.

Transcriptions by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2012



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