The monitor. (Omaha, Neb.) 1915-1928, July 03, 1915, Page 5, Image 5
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 Davis. , Papa Jacque Rose, Mayor of Rose Arbor, Andrew Logan. Mamma Jacque Rose, his wife, Mat tie Childs. Pink Rose and White Rose, their daughters, Portia Richey and Rosie Bright. Miss Moss Rose, a spinster, Flor ence Murray. Mr. Pansy, Master of Ceremonies, Howard Allen. 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 Edwards. 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 evening. 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 relatives. 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. —Adv. 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 learn. 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 cess. The Progressive Age Printing Co. (A Race enterprize.) Guarantees first class work in printing cards, circulars, hills and invitations.- 2518 Lake St. Web. 248.—Adv. 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, Colo. 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 member. 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 returning home. 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 highly appreciated. 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 city. 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. Green’s sister. 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 Niagara Falls. C. P. Wesin Grocery Co. J. L PETTICYS, M*r. Fruits and Vegetables 2005 Cuming St. Tel. 0. 1098 C. H. 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