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About The monitor. (Omaha, Neb.) 1915-1928 | View Entire Issue (July 3, 1915)
Events and Persons
In Which You Will Be More or Less Interested.
News for This Department Must Be Received by Wednesday Night.
"A Day in Flowerdom.”
The bright and pretty two-act oper
etta, "A Day in Flowerdom,” which
was given under the direction of Mrs.
Silas Johnson at Washington Hall,
Monday night, Junie 28, for the bene
fit of St. Philip’s church, was an ar
tistic success and deserved a larger
audience. The forty children who
participated reflected credit upon
themselves and their teacher. The
opening scene, representing a flower
garden, with the children impersonat
ing the different flowers, was a beau
tiful sight. The dancing of the grace
ful minuet was well done. Those
taking the principal parts were:
Flora, Queen of Flowerdom, Etta
Papa Jacque Rose, Mayor of Rose
Arbor, Andrew Logan.
Mamma Jacque Rose, his wife, Mat
Pink Rose and White Rose, their
daughters, Portia Richey and Rosie
Miss Moss Rose, a spinster, Flor
Mr. Pansy, Master of Ceremonies,
The other children taking part were
Arminta Terrill, Marcia Parks, Bes
sie Childs, Olga Henderson, Ludelle
Parks, Beatrice Taylor, Berenice Wil
liamson, Fay Irving, Gladys Irving,
Grace Macklin, Aurora Rountree,
Ruby Walker, Walters Ita Seals, Mar
garet Bell, Robert Green, David Parks,
Sybert Hanger, Clifford Penn, Leroy'
Childs, Kenneth Moore, Artie Wat
kins, Leslie Rountree, Emil Oboe,
George Obee, Raymond Bell, George
Macklin, Weldon Solomon, Chumbert
Logan, Narissa Richey and Gerald
Those contributing special numbers
to the program were Messrs. William
Bolts, Walter W. Bell and Andrew
Singleton; the Misses Madeline Rob
erts, Camille Simpson and Elaine
Smith, a little child of five years,
whose singing was the feature of the
Death of Mrs. Mary J. Allen.
Mrs. Mary J. Allen, widow of the
late Captain Robert Allen, died at her
home, 3216 Pratt street, Wednesday
evening, June 23rd, in the seventy
fifth year of her age, after a month’s
illness. The funeral was held from
the residence Saturday afternoon at
2 o’clock, interment being in Forest
Lawn cemetery. The services were
conducted by her pastor, the Rev. H.
E. Hess, of Hirst Memorial Methodist
Episcopal church, assisted by the Rev.
Thomas C. Webster, a former pastor
and friend of thirty years’ standing,
who preached the sermon; and the
Rev. G. G. Logan, pastor of the Grove
Methodist church. The Rev. Mr. Web
ster dwelt upon the beauty of the
Christian life and the comfort that
comes to one who believes that our
life is hid with Christ in God, not only
here but hereafter. He paid a high
tribute to the consistent life of the
departed, characterizing her as one
"whose character was unblemished,
her life beautiful and her example
and memory a benediction.” The pall
bearers were her two sons, George
and Robert Dewey; her son-in-law,
Jesse C. Collier; Charles W. Dicker
son, F. L. Barnett and M. F. Single
ton. Mrs. Allen is survived by two
sons, two daughters. Mrs. Stewart and
Mrs. Collier, and several grandchil
dren. Many friends of both racer at
tended the funeral.
Death of Mrs. Addie Braxton.
Mrs. Addie Braxton, wife of James
Braxton of Alaska, died suddenly at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hen
I ry L. Nix, 2623 Erskine street, Satur
day night, June 27th. Mrs. Braxton
who was the daughter of the i.tte Jere
miah and Mrs. Mary E. Smith, w^s
born at Leavenworth, Kan., Jan. 29th,
1874, and was reared in Blair, Neb.
She was as kind-hearted a little wom
an as ever lived. The funeral was
held from the residence Friday after
noon, June 2nd, at 2:30 o’clock, in
terment being in Forest Lawn ceme
tery. The Rev. John Albert Williams,
her pastor, officiated. She is sur
vived by h!er mother, her sister, Mrs.
Green, of Baltimore; her daughter,
Hazel (Mrs. Henry I/. Nix), and many
The Williams Jubilee Company of
Chicago gave a delightful program be
fore a large and appreciative audience
in the Grove Methodist Episcopal
church, Twenty-second and Seward
streets, Tuesday night, June 29. The
program consisted of plantation mel
odies, jubilee songs, popular selec
tions and selections from the operas.
Every member of the company, and
there are eight of them, is an artist.
They give a high-class entertainment.
The audience was delighted from first
to last. The company was most gen
erous in responding to encores. At
the close of the concert a reception
was held in the Sunday school room
and refreshments were served. ,
Satisfaction always in handling your
dead, whether shipped in or out of the
city. G. Wade Obee &. Co., the Race
Undertakers, 2518 Lake St. Web. 248.
A cooking school will bo held in
the Guild rooms of St. Philip’s church
by Mrs. J. W. Wallace, formerly of
Kansas City, Mo., an experienced
cooking teacher, during July, August
and September. The school will open
with a demonstration next Thursday
afternoon, July 8th. at 2:30 o’clock.
All women, and gins from 12 years oi
age upward, are invited to attend.
Those desiring to do so may enroll
in the class at that time. No charges
for the lessons: the members of the
class pay for material used. This is
an effort to help those who wish to
The friends of Mr. Clarence W. Wig
ington will he pleased to learn that
he has received an appointment as
architectural draughtsman in the city
architect’s oflice of St. Paul, Minn.
Mr. Wigington took the civil service
examination for that position. Out of
eight, two passed. Mr. Wigington was
one of the two, being the high man.
His friends will rejoice in his good
fortune and wish him continued suc
The Progressive Age Printing Co.
(A Race enterprize.) Guarantees first
class work in printing cards, circulars,
hills and invitations.- 2518 Lake St.
The Rev. W. M. R. Scott, who has
been supplying Mount Moriah Raptist
church at Twenty-sixth and Seward
streets, has accepted the pastorate of
that congregation and has entered
actively upon his work. Mr. Scott is
a native of Jamaica, the British West
Indies, and has had pastorates in Wil
mington, N. C., and Colorado Springs,
Dan Deadlines’ Regimental Band,
which has been engaged with others
to give concerts at the parks during
the summer, gave their first concert
in Municipal park, Thirty-first and
Harney, June 27th. A large audience
enjoyed the program and were en
thusiastic in their applause. Among
the numbers given was one of Mr.
Deadlines’ own compositions.
Mr. Richard B. Harrison of Chicago,
who is one of the most talented dra
matic readers in the country, will give
two recitals at St. John’s African
Methodist Episcopal church, Eight
eenth and Webster streets, Tuesday
and Thursday night3, July 6th and
8th. You will miss it if you don’t
hear him. Admission, 25c.
Mrs. J. W. Hudson and her grand
daughter, Luchalia Hogg, of Sioux
City, la., was an Omaha visitor Mon
day, being on route to Des Moine<s to
attend a meeting of the executive com
mittee of the Iowa State Federation
of Women’s Clubs, of which she is a
Mrs. W. W. Peebles and son Wil
liam, and Miss Lena Paul, her sister,
are visiting relatives and friends in
Buffalo. They will visit Dr. Peebles'
parents in Washington, D. C., before
Zion Baptist church will give their
annual picnic at Miller Park Monday,
July 5th. Everybody is invited. Take
Florence, Forest Lawn or North Twen
ty-fourth stivet cars.
Professor Waddle’s Ladies’ Band
gave a concert in the Masonic Hall,
Lincoln, June 18th. There was a
large attendance and the concert was
Mrs. Joseph Lacour and Mrs. Hud
lin were called to Des Moines last
week by the death of their father,
Mr. Blagbum, an old resident of that
St. Philip / annual lawn social will
be held at the residence of Mrs. Hen
ry Buford, 3510 Illondo street, Thurs
day evening, July 15th.
Mrs. Green and children of Balti
more, Md., have been called to Omaha
by the death of Mrs. Braxton, Mrs.
Sergeant William Chambers of Lin
coln, Neb., is the guest of Sergeant
Isaac Bailey, 2814 Pratt street.
Mrs. Robert T. Walker is visiting
her mother and other relatives at
C. P. Wesin Grocery Co.
J. L PETTICYS, M*r.
Fruits and Vegetables
2005 Cuming St. Tel. 0. 1098
C. H. MARQUARDT
Retail Dealer in Fienii and Salt Meats,
Poultry, Oysters, etc
2003 Cuming St. Doug. 3834
Home Rendered Lard. We Smoke
and Cure our own Hams and Bacon
T. I. Moriarty
1344 N. 20th St. Tel. Web. 3553
Henri H. Claiborne
Justice of the Peace
££ d5.1miw 512-13 Paxton Block
Start Saving Now
One Dollar will open an account in the
United States Nat’l Bank
16th and Farnam Streets
Phone Red 2395 8 years in the same block
Shoes and Repairing
Work done while you wait or will call for
and deliver without extra charge
2010 Cuming Street
LETTER DUPLICATING COMPANY
TYPEWRITTEN CIRCULAR LETTERS
Phone: Doug. 5(185 Office:
Res. Web. 4292 506 Paxton Block
Tel. Webster 6146
Furnace Work and General
Tin Work of all Kinds
1606 No. 24tb St. Omaha, Neb.
C. 1. CARLSON
Shoes and Gents Furnishings
1514 North 24th St. Omaha. Neb.
EVERY SHOPPING DAY
You Receive VALUE as well as Good Service
THOMPSON BELDEN & CO.
~ Howard and Sixteenth Sts.
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