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Page 6 '_ Omaha, Nebraska, Saturday, July 15, 1933.
Mr. and Mrs. M. G Allen, and two
sons motored here last Friday night
accompanied by their mother, Mrs.
Virginia Bray, from Whitman, Ne
braska. Mrs. Allen will be remem
bered among the younger set as the
popular Miss Margaret Bray, who at
tended Central High School and at
tended Cleaves Temple CME. Church.
Mias Bray «u very popular as a dele
gate to several Sunday School conven
tions. The Allens live out in the
western part of the state wtrh their
mother, who is the widow of the late
Arthur Bray. Mrs. Bray owns her
home and a ranch out west where she
employs quite a few men. They will
be in the city for about ten days vis
iting relatives and friends.
M i-s Anna Johnson of Prescott,
Arkansas is now in the city. She
was entertained on the 4th of July
with an outing on the Radie farm a
bout 16 miles from town by Mrs. Es
sie Porter and Miss Lucy Mae
Stamps. There were 16 in the party,
three cars, plenty eats and drinks, and
all reported having an enjoyable
time. Miss Johnson will probably
make Omaha her home.
Mrs. Ruth P. McRaven, 4308 Pat
rick Ave., entertained with a party
for Miss Anna Johnson of Prescott,
Arkansas last Tuesday evening.
Bridge and dancing were the past
times of the evening. Miss Johnson
proved to be quite popular during the
evening. A delightful repast was serv
*d and all reported an enjoyable even.
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later than the time specified will
not be in the paper and should
not be expected.
The passing of Mrs. Jeannette Pe
air, on July 7, 1933 will be felt very
keenly at Bethel AME. Church where
she was a Deaconess. Among those
left to mourn her loss are Mr. and
Mrs. M. C. Arbuc-kle.
Miss Eunice L. Smith of Athens,
Ga., is the house guest of Mrs. J. C.
Cheney, 2709 Wirt St. Miss Smith is
a former student at Atlanta Univers
Mrs. Mamie Brown, niece of Mrs. W.
M. Taylor, 2515 Wirt St., left last
week for New York, where she will
make her home. She was accompan
ied by her two little daughters, Janice
Mr. John Anderson. 2522 Wirt St.,
visited the World's Fair during the
Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Wilburn, form
er Omahans are nowr making their
home in Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Wil
burn will be remembered among the
younger set as the former Katie
Miss Anna Mae Lee of New Or
leans, La., left for her home last Sat
urday after a visit of eight months
wth her aunt, Mrs. W. M. Taylor,
2515 Wirt St.
Mrs. Violet Williams, of Kansas
City, Kansas, is visiting her two
daughters, Mrs. Anna Swilley and
Lucy Miller, 2600 Wirt St.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Crumbly of
this city, have returned after an ab
sence of 8 months. They have been
on an extended trip through the east
and middle west. Both reported an
Nay Brothers, leaders of a 14 piece
Orchestra are in the city, and are en
tertaining at Lakeview Park.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Johnson, 2713
Blondo, ebserved their 19th Wedding
Anniversary July 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Camper. 2843
Wirt St., observed their 5th Wedding
Anniversary last week with a dinner
party with a group of their-friends.
The Bell beauty shop located at 2219
Cuming St., has moved to 2604 De
catur St. Mrs. Bell will be glad to
see all of her old as well as new
Mrs. Roy Williamson, a sister of
Mrs. E. M. Pinkett, accompanied Mr.
and Mrs. Serrant here for the funeral
of their daughter. Mrs. Williamson is
a former Omahan, and used to make
her home with her sister.
Mr. Philip Barge, 2536 Parker St.,
Snake Suits Fair Fad
Snake skin is the latest fad in bathing suits, say June le June
(left) and Virginia Gilcrest, shown wearing the reptilian beach garb.
They appeared in a fashion show at the Italian restaurant at the
World’s Fair—A Century of Progress—in Chicago.
has just returned from the Chicago
World's Fair, where he spent his va_
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Williams, of
Lincoln were the week end guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Seals, 2808 Bin.
The Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sullivan
John Reed, Jessie Dyson, E. M. Mas.
on spent the week end on a fishing
trip at Arlington, Nebraska.
Mrs. Jennie Ashford, who has been
visiting her sister and brother in law
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Martin, 2876 Bin.
ney, is leaving this week for Chicago
to visit her son, Ray Ashford.
Mr. G. W. Bryant, formerly of Os
ceola, Iowa, who was recently marri.
ed to Miss Margaret Brown, 2875
Wirt Street, is the director of music
for the Georgia Minstrels Co. He has
played many times at the Brandeis
Theatre here in Omaha, v
Mr. William King, son of Mrs. Wal_
ter Seals, left last week to spend the
summer in Los Angeles.
Mrs. A. F. Flannighan, 2843 Binn£y
St., returned last week from a fish
ing trip in Minnesota and northern
Mrs. T. Newt, 2610 Wirt Street,
entertained at a birthday party for
her son, Leonard on Saturday July 8.
Those present were the little Misses
Sherwood Johnson, Maur Secession*,
Lucille Thomas, Addie and Hattie
Tate, and Evalyn Jones; Masters
Vernon Newt, Fred and Ed Martin,
Kenneth Starks. Bert Tate, Kenneth
Secessiom, and Junior Cloud.
Among the many who enjoyed the
Fourth of July were Mrs Cunning,
ham, Mr. W. P. Ervin, Mrs. Lucky,
and Mr. and Mrs. Carey. Among the
junior set were Evelyn, Jacqelin, and
Joyce Lucky, also Ike, Mary Ellen,
Aleasta and L J. Carey, who took a
pleasure drive to Waterloo and back
to Elmwood Park, where they pre
pared a picnic dinner and dined. Af_
terwards a baseball game was staged
the men against the ladies. The ladies
won with a score of 10 to 8.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Miller gave a
reception in honor of the recent bride
and groom, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Littlejohn, Saturday night, July 8,
1933. Refreshments were served and
everyone had an enjoyable time.
Lloyd Hunter and his Serenaders
are on a tour of western Nebraska
and South Dakota. They will be gone
a month. Mrs. Lloyd Hunter is vis_
iting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Brice Baker, Des Moines, Iowa.
Mrs. J. W. Harrison, 2719 Wirt,
who has been ill for two weeks is
showing gradual imporvement.
Mrs. J. E. Dorsey, 2845 Binney is
convalescing at her home, after being
sick for more than a week.
Mrs. Carrie Ware, daughter and
son. Geneive and Moses, and Mr.
William Wilkerson of Detroit, former
Omahans were here Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. John Gordon
for dinner. They are motoring to De_
troit, and are planning to stop in
Miss Ella Thomas Johnnie Gor
don and John Anderson entertained
Miss Geneva Ware and William Wilk.
erson at a house party Sunday even,
ing at the home of John Anderson,
j 2863 Corby.
i Mr. Maurice Lambert, 2920 North
; 25th St., left last week for an ex
tended vacation. He will visit in Clev.
eland, and other cities in the east.
Prof. Waddles Ladies Band are pre.
paring a special program to be held
at the National Encampment at St
Paul, Minnesota, starting Sept. 17th.
They are working very hard to put
this program over, and will be ap
pealing to the general public for as.
sistance from time to time to help de_
fray general expenses.
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upon the telephone calls 1 get.” This man
has kept busy fully three-fourths of the
time while many others in the same line of
work are idle.
A feu cents a day invested in telephone
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Mrs. J. L. Giles. 2217 North 29th
St., has gone to Detroit to visit her
sister. Enroute she Vill spend a few
days in Chicago attending the World
Miss Oletha Serant, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Serant, who
passed away in Chicago, July 5th,
was buried Monday morning at For
est Lawn Cemetery.
The Services were held at St. Phil,
lips Episcopal Church with the Rev.
Dr. Craig Morris officiating. Honor
ary Pallbearers were: Misses Alger,
non and Lyla Pryor, Mable King.
Mary Ellen EAekerson, Irene Harrold
and Lavina Scott. Active pallbearers
were Messrs. Paul Phillips, Sanford
Perkins. Orville Jones, Thomas Ross,
Edward Biddeaux and Julian McPher.
Miss Margaretta Hall of Chicago
was in the city to attend the funeral
of Miss Oletha Serant.
Mrs. Stella Killings, 5404 South
28th Street, is being held at the
South Side Police station charged
with investigating pending the out
come of the injuries alleged to have
been inflicted by her upon her hus_
band with a knife in a quarrel Sun.
day morning at their home.
Mrs. Viney Morris, 63 was sent ta
a local hospital last week for treat
ment for nervou* disease.
Mrs. Anna Williams, daughter,
Miss Margaret Horne, from Duluth,
Minnesota, who is a sister and niece
of Mrs. Ruben Moore are in our city
for an indefinite stay at 2517 Burd
ette Street. Miss Horne, who served
in a Duluth large department store
for twenty years as switch board
operator, stopped in the Omaha
Guide to offer her volunteer service
to assist in any way she could at the
Mid City Community Center. Miss
Horne was referred to the President
Mr. E. W. Sherman.
Mr. and Mrs. John Burden, of Lin
coln, prominent Church, fraternal and
civic workers of that city, accompan
ied by Prof. 0. B. Holmes stopped in
Omaha for a few days. Mrs. Anna
Convington Whitley, Poro Beauty
Specialist, who will accompany them
to Chicago to visit the World’s Fair.
After a few days in the windy city
the party will motor to the North
woods where they will fish and rest
a few days before returning home.
Mr. John B. Bradford, of Dallas,
Texas is now visiting his sister and
brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James
Jones at 2304 North 29 Street Mr.
Bradford will be in the city until
about August 15, when he will leave
for Chicago to visit the World’s Fair.
Miss Robbie Turner Davis enter
tained at a Miscellaneous shower for
Miss Grace LaMarr Adams who left
last week for Birmingham, Alabama,
Where she is to be married to Mr.
Gaines F. Bradford of that city.
Those attendnig were: the Mesdames
Alton Good, Chas. Williamson, Herb
ert Clark, J. Dilliard Crawford, S. C.
Hanger, and Billy Davis the Misses
Grace Dorsey, Margaret Dickerson,
Willa Hayes, Margaret Bell, Francis
Smith, Raylee Jones, and Grace
Mrs. Oscar D. Baldwin of Berkley,
i California arrived Wednesday, July
12 to spend the summer in Omaha,
she and Mr. Baldwin who has been
here will make their home with Mr.
and Mrs. Jasper Brown, 2883 Street.
Miss Vergie White of Los Angeles
is stoppig with relatives on 28th Ave.
Miss Evely Freeman of Portland,
Oregon is the house guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Hardy, 2923 North 26th
Street. Miss Freeman plans to go to
Chicago where she will enter the art
Mrs. Booker Simms entertained
fourtee friends at a three course
luncheon at her home 2621 Erskine.
Among those present were Mesdames
Jimmy Walker, Millard Washington,
Ester Barker, Louise Campbell, Daisy
Gaiter, ad Ralph Bryant.
24th & Lake St.
Miss Lula Mae Williams was mar.
ried to Mr. Algie Lee Ridge Saturday
night at the home of her mother Mrs.
Graham, 2509 Gr»nt. Mr and Mrs.
Jimmy Jones were the attendants of
the bride and groom.
THE HAPPY HOUR BRIDGE CLUB
The Happy Hour Bridge Club met
at the home of Mrs. R. McRaven,
4308 Patrick Avenue. A brief business
meeting was held, after which bridge
was played. On hot nights the club
is planing to go to parks for outings.
Since two members have left the city
we have two new members in their
places, viz., Mr. and Mrs. R. Banks.
The prize winner this week were Mrs.
Biddieux and Mr. Mills. Mr. E. Ray.
ford will be host Thursday July 13th.
H. H. B., Reporter.
The members of the Eureka Bridge
Club gave a picnic out at Brownell’s
Hall July 4th, and did we have a
wonderful time playing handball,
basket, and baseball, also cjroquet.
We’ll have to give credit to our presi
dent who hit two home runs. If Mrs.
Pemm catches many more high balls
with one hand we’ll have to see that
she gets into the League along with
•©me of the other good players that
were present. After the games, came
the eats, and did everybody enjoy
themselves and how! There were a.
bout thirty present. ,
The Eureka Bridge Club was en_
tertained by Mr. and Mrs. J. Phillips
at their home 3036 Emmett St., Sat
urday evening. Jun 29th. Due to the
intense heat a very pleasant evening
was spent on the lawn playing cro,
uet, afterwhich three changes of
bridge was played. Prizes were a.
warded to Mrs. G. Edwards and Mr.
P. Adkins, first, and to Mrs. P. Ad
kins and Mr. Wm. Roberts, booby,
visitors were: Mrs. I. Johnson, Mrs.
Wm. Buckner, Mrs. P Adkins and
Mr. and Mrs. G. Edwards. The next
meeting will be at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Roberts, 3583 North
28th Ave. Mr. P. Adkins, Pres., Mrs.
J. Phillips, Reporter.
The Forward Step Club of Cleaves 1
Temple CME. Church held its semi,
annual election of officers. Sunday
July 9. The following officers were
elected: Alice E. Hunter, Pres; Arth.
ur Burton, Vice Pres.; Cleo Hayes,
Sec’y.; Beatrice Cannady, Assistant
Sec y; Levi Jefferson, Treasurer; and
[ Florence Garland, Chaplain.
The Progresisve Club met at the
home of Mrs. M. F. Jackson, 2219
Ohio Stret. with Mrs. H. Madison as
hostess. The meeting was very inter,
esting with the presence of 14 mem.
bers. A delicious luncheon was serv
The LaPerriets Bridge Club held a
picnic and swimming party at River
view Park, Sunday, July 9, after
which they motored to Lincoln, Ne_
braska. Those attending were the Mr.
and Mrs. Iesker Dixon, Edgar Met.
oyer. Wm. Davis, and Miss Azilee
Dotson. Mrs. Florence Thomas, Pres.
Mrs. Iesker Dixon, Reporter.
The Poro Club held its annual
picnic at Elmwood Park, July 10, ’33.
A delicious chicken dinner was ser.
ved. Each member invited a guest.
Everyone had a very enjoyable time.
Mrs Alberta Michael, President; Mrs.
Augusta Cooper, secretary.
The Omaha Urban League recent,
ly received a letter from Mr. Glenn B.
Eastbum, Commissioner of the Om_
aha Chamber of Commerce, in which
he congratulated the League on the
skit which they presented illustrating
the recent Omaha Renovize Canvas.
Mr. Eastbum also complimented the
Urban League upon the efficient and
effective manner in which they go a
bout the carrying out of a civic job.
Speaking of the recent Omaha Re.
novize Campaign, Mr. Eastbum said
of the Urban League, “You present,
ed to Omaha the first 100 per cent or
ganization and carried out one of the
best canvasses in the city."
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Nebraska, 150 thousand dollars;
South Dakota, $137,715.
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