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AFFAIRS ''O-O-Cl-e-I-y^ ORGANIZATIONS
page g OMAHA NEBRASKA SATURDAY OCTOBER 28th. 1933
is it true that Frank Jackson has”a
“Crush on Irene Hearld? And is it
true that Irene makes her way up to
Tech every evening after' the once
said Frank Jackson? And is it—Oh!
a lot of tihngs?
Since when did the lovely little
Catherine G. go literary on us ?
They tell us that she is writing Poetry
to a eetrain young man about town.
Now just who has Catherine been
running around with snyway?
Now we just heard that Christine D.
and Leonard H. were making Hay
in the moon-shine the other night in
front of Zion Baptist church. Why
did Leonard stop and start to dancing
after the sixth one. Did things get
to torrid for you Leonard or can’t
you take it?
Why should Maxine B. stay away
from a party just because she and
her heartache were on the outs. What
did he have to do with the party
anyway? You’ll have to learn better
than that Maxine.
So Ernie Campbell has gone ab
solutely “Juvenile at last. Did Na
dine do him up as badly as that? Or
has his sweet young thing actually
got personal charm ?
You know kids, we have actually
got a “Navarro” among us and
didn’t know it. Edward A. has so
many women he doesn’t know what
to do with them all or at least he
didn’t the other night down at the
Center. Edward you messed u p com
pletely? But of course it wasn’t your
Who is the little frail person that
lives on Charles St. between 24, 25
Street (near rto 24th Street) that has
such a way with men? You know the
type that has all of the men feeling
brotherly toward her. Look out sis
ter, you might make some brothers
girl-friend angry and that wouldn’t
be so healty for someone.
When the Jacques throw a party the
Jacques throw a party. You should
have been on hand the other evening
at the Masonic Hall. Lights, women,
and wine. And what an evening!
What men; what a club!
Where could have John Elliott
been coming from the other evening?
And decides to go to a party about
twelve o'clock. Refuses to explain his
actions too. Is local boy breaking
loose? Look out girls he’ll be right
Brother Whimpy had a young mar
ried lady cornered off at the great
Scottsboro meeting the other night.
Where was friend husband? Or may
be Whimpy is a friend of the family.
oster Scott was also among those
present at the meeting. Why did he
leave just at the time he did. It could
not have been because the man start
ed to take up collection could it Fos
It looks like Mary Allen D., has
knocked little Helen S., out for the
mighty Walter R. Stay right in there
Helen and drink plenty of ice water.
We’re banking on you. She can’t win.
Whose afraid of the Big bad Wolf?
That’s what all of the boys are saying
about a certain young girls father
and the answer is “I am” ask dem
ist, he’ll tell you. That’s the reason
he is minus a hat.
When new girls come in town all
the boys are right on them. Eugene
S., is an exeeeption. She is a lovely
little thing Skinner. We don’t blame
And how little Dorothy Bell did
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get off with Guilford at the party
Wednesday nite. And Ethel wasn’t
there either. Or would it have made
any difference? We wonder?
The Quartette that graced the party
given by the Jacques the ether even
ing was a wow. Believe us when we
say so. Girls if you weren’t there
you missed something.
THINGS WE WOLD DO WITHOUT
1. Emmet James showing the
party how hot he is.
2. Junior Love and his everlast
3. Clair H., an^ her alluring ges
4. Juanita Y., and her Baby talk.
5 Little Richard telling every girl
he sees: “You shore are cute.’
SOUTH OMAHA NEWS
Miss Mabel Harris entertained
with a chicken dinner at her home in
honor of six beth^othed couples
whose wedding announcements will
be out soon. Some of these weddings
will take place during the Xmas
Mrs. Murdrilla Blah gave the first
chittling supper of the season at her
home on 30th Avenue. Proceeds of
this supper went to the Bethel Bap
Mr. Titus Alston recent graduate
of South High School, and one of the
popular men of the Southside, left
for Oklahoma last Friday to spend
Mrs. Etta Wade and mother were
seriousy injured last week, enroute
to Omaha from a trip to Oklahoma.
Their car was upset, and the occup
ants thrown in a ditch. Mrs. Jones,
the mother was the most seriously
Rev. C. A. Long, former pastor of
Allen Chapel A 1VI. E. Church is visit
ing in the city this week.
Mrs. Lambert of South 25th St.,
passed away Saturday night. Her
funeral will be held at the Allen
Chapel Church Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. Mary Pocohuntus Lamberts a
well known citizen of the Southside
and prominent member of Allen
Chapel, which is now under the pas
torate of Rev. W. S. Metcalf was
buried from Allen Chapel, Tuesday,
October 24th. Rev. 0. J. Burckhardt
offciated assisted by Rev. W. S.
Metcalf, S. D. Rhone, P. M. Harris..
Mrs. Lambert was a native of Illinois
where she spent hi|- childhood days
and received her education. She was
the mother of two children.
A son and daughter, her son Artie
Matthews visited her bedside a few
weeks ago, he is a music teacher in
Cinncinati, Ohio, her daughter Ad
die Sheldon well known in the city
departed this lfe eight years ago.
Mrs. Lambert was the daughter of a
pioneer Baptist Minister in the early
days around Springfield, Ilinois. Her
mother was part Indian and had
many peculiar traits of which Mrs.
Lamberts became a partaker that
made her hard to be understood un
til you became personally acquainted
with her. She was a wise and loving
mother and kind wife, and leaves to
mourn her death. Her husband Mil
adge Lamberts, one granddaughter,
Aadie Lamberts, one son Artie Lam
berts and many other relatives in the
way of Nephews and Neices. Her
husband Miladge Lamberts is and
old pioneer with Swift Packing
House ompany, and well known and
well liked by all who know him.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dill, 1805 North
28th Street are full of smiles due to
the arrival of their baby girl, Barbra
Ann. October 5.
Mrs. Madeline A. Sterling served
a birthday dinner at her home
Thursday evening, October 19 in hon
or of Father Daly, Pastor of St.
Benedict Catholic Church. The birth
day cake was under a blanket of
white frosting and green candles.
Father Daly made a wish and suc
ceeded i n blowing out the candles.
The guest were Misses Velda Ster
ling, Minnie Preyor, Mr. Jones and
Mr. George Miller.
Mrs. E. J. Banks of 2512 North
22nd Street, left for Kansas City,
Missouri to visit her mother Mrs.
Baby Tiger Flowers formerly an
Omaha light weight boxer of Oma
ha, returned to this city to spend
two weeks with his friends and re
latives. Baby Tiger Flowers just re
turned from Honolulu where he has
resided for the past year. He is now
on his way to Hollywood to continue
his boxing training.
Mrs. Clara Robinson on North 27th
Street, entertained at dinner last
Wednesday for Rev. and Mrs. J. H.
Dotson and children and Rev. Stuck
ley of Kansas City, Missouri.
The Auxiliary of the Roosevelt
Post Number 30, of the American
Legion, had its election offirers Tu
esday, October 17. The new officers
will be installed the second Thursday
in November by Mrs. Mable Fields,
the past president.
The Sojourner Truth Cub enter
tained twenty one guest on Saturday
October 21, in honor of the birthdays
of Mrs. Lulu Thornton and Mrs.
Josephine Merritt, at the residence
of Mrs. Jessie Leland. The home was
beautifully decorated. Mrs. Mabel
Fields presented the gifts. In Nov
ember a party will be given in hon
or of Mrs. Lena Dallis, Mrs. Ludy
Gray and Mrs. Mabel Fields.
Mrs. Muri Brown Washington and
Mary Ella Richerson, both former
Omahans, were guest of honor at af
ternoon tea at the home of Mrs.
Beatrice Ellington, 2115 North 26th.
These two young women will have
to take a stronger grip on life when
they return to their homes, for with
so many devoted frends in Omaha
they seem fated to be killed with
Mrs. Mary Ella Rcherson and Mrs.
Beatrice Ellington motored to Chi
cago for the week end.
Mrs. Williams entertained in hon
or of Mrs. Rchardson. A number of
guest were present, Mrs. E. Hayden,
Mrs. Ellington, Mrs. Green George,
Mrs. McGown and Mrs. Howard. A
delightful time was had by all.
Mr. H. B. McLaughln, proprietor
of the McLaughlin Garage has taken
ove rthe Ritz Cafe formerly owned
by Lee Washington.
Mr. J.. W.. Stuart, Mr. Ed Killings
worth and Mr. helma Robinson left1
for a thirty days touring trip through
Texas, stopping at Paris, Marland,
Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas.
Policeman Dudley who was laid off
with twenty five other policemen
several months ago, has been put
back on the Police force.
Rev. and Mrs.. J.. H.. Ward and
grand son John H. Lee, spent the
week end visiting Rev. Ward’s broth
er, Richard Ward and his wife of
2322 North 26th Street. Rev. Ward
enjoyed a fine hunting trip with his
brother during his stay. Rev. Ward
was re-assigned back to his charge
in Maryville, 'Mo., where he has a
fine congregation and where he is
A Sewing Gub of the American
Legion Post meets every Thursday
at 1 o'clock, and every Thursday ev
ening at 3:30 in the Urban League
Annex. Mrs. Fields is the vice
president. Everyone come out and
help us sew. Mrs. Fields is also the
Past President and CChairman of the
People have you heard of North
24th Streets latest out crop, the Oma
ha Guide Friendy Four Quartette
made up of four promising young
Negro boys in person of Joey Martin,
well known baritone, Clead Madison,
Bass, and the Guides own William
Saunders, Tenor, and Alfred McCann
a capable leader.
Mrs. Dolly Brown of Kansas City,
Missiouri, in charge of the Southland
Jubilee Singers is in the city visiting
with Mrs. Ray Lee Jones, and Miss
Helen Jenkins. The Singers are on a
tour stopped over cnroute to Norfolk,
Nebraska singng there Thursday ev
ening, October 27, for the teachers
convention. The singers Earl Wed
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dington frst tenor; Robert Stewart,
second tenor; O’del Thurman, bari
tone; Mac Thompsen, bass; Marie
Lillard soprano and pianst; • Dolly
Brown, contralto and manager.
The Sophisticated Six met at the
home of Miss Carrie Moore, 2932 N.
25th Street, Thursday evening, Oct
ober 19. A lovely three course dinner
was served. The evening was spent in
Elizabeth Hunter, president
Ethel Hunter, reporter
MODERN ART CLUB
The Modern Art Club met Monday,
evening, October 16th at the home of
Mrs. W. L. Myers, 2416 North 22nd
Street. There were fourteen members
of the club present The evening was
spent in sewing, after which we were
served a very delicious luncheon and
Miss Lavida Butler, president
Miss Irma Speese, reporter
The regular meeting of the colored
branch of Young Peoples Democratic
League was held Tuesday evening,
October 17 at 2630 Blondo Street.
The club is progressing rapidly, at
each meeting new members are en
tering the club. Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Harvey became members at the last
meeting. Mrs. Stewart spoke to the
members in regai’ds to securing their
service in the Community Chest
Drive, which begins, October 31. Mrs.
Harry Leland is one of the District
Captains in this drive. This club is
always willing to give its service to
any ovise which v^ill benefit the
community in which we live, or the
city as a whole. Final arrangements
were made for attending the State
Rally of the Young Peoples Demo
cratic Club of Nebraska, which is to
be held at the Paxton Hotel on Fri
day, October 20. The next meeting
wil Ibe held November 7, at the home
of Mr. and Mi’s. Harry Leland, 2824
North 26th Street. Come out ana
bring a friend. All are -welcome.
Alvin Goodwin, reporter
The Les Seis met at the home of
Miss Ethel Franklin, 2115 North 27th
Street, the meeting was presided by
the president, Miss Ann Mieheal. The
events of the evening was playing
bridge and dancing. A dainty lunch
eon was served by the hostess. The
club adjourned to meet October 26,
at the home of Miss Hazel Louis.
Each club member wear brown suede
Miss Ann Mieheal, president
Miss Doris Martin, reporter
JOLLY SHOEMAKERS CLUB
The Jolly Shoemakers met in a
regular weekly meeting at the resid
ence of Mrs. A. Ousley, 2513 Charles
Street. Plans were completed for a
hilarous Hallowe’en Party, at which
time all husbands and sweethearts
of members will be entertained. A
special hallowe’en menu will be ser
ved. Refreshments were served and
games were played until early hours.
Mrs. Ethel Marie Price, president
Mr. A. Ousley,1 reporter
THE SOJOURNER TRUTH STUDY
The Sojourner Truth Study Club
met Monday, October 16, at the re
sidence of Mrs. Mary Fraizer, 3618
Jones Street. Mrs. Clara Dacus was
voted as a member of the club. A de
lightful luncheon was served by the
The Sojourner Truth Study Club
met Monday, October 23, at the home
of Mrs. Adora Bland, 2909 North
28th Street. Business was brief. A
very elaborate luncheon was served.
The club will meet Monday, Octo
ber 30th, at 2 p. m., at the residence
of Mrs. Clara Dacus, 2816 Miami
Street. Mrs. Lena Dallis will review
“Brown America.” Miss Francis
Covington will render an instrum
ental solo, a paper will be read
by Mrs. Lillian Mills, entitled “Fu
ture Prosperity,” and a solo will also
be rendered by Mrs. Jessie Leland.
Mrs. Lillian B. Mills, reporter
PRIMOSE SOCIAL CLB
The Primose Social Club met at
the home of Mrs. Flossie Mayberry.
A short business meeting was held.
Plans were completed for a Pre
Hallowe’en dance to be given Friday,
October 27. Prizes was won by Miss
Geneva Osborne, Mr. George Ed
wards booby Mrs. Frances Redd.
Mrs. Frances Redd, president
Miss Geneva Osborne, reporter
The club Los Doce held its weekly
meeting at the home of Mr. Robert
Gray, 2802 Ohio Street. The meeting
was called to order at 8:80 p. m., by
the president, Mr. Earnest Camp
bell. The club colors were voted on
to be black and gold, which were
formerly blue and white. Mr. Tom
Ross was voted into the club to take
the place of one of our departed
members. A delightful luncheon was
served by our hostess Mrs. Gray.
The next meeting will be held at the
home of Mr. Streeter Turner, 2513
Earnest Campbell, president
Booker Micheal, reporter
The Decerns held their previous
meeting at the home of Sidney Ruck
er, 4409 Burt Street, October 27,
1933. Nine members were present
this setting the highest record since
the third meeting of our organiza
Edwin Riggs, our newly elected
president, outlined plans for the fu
ture, and the club plans to entertain
four of the clubs in our city in th6
A delicate course of refreshments
was served by Mrs. Rucker, and
the refreshments were praised by all
I he next meeting win De neia at
the home of Mr. Robert Hill, who is
one of organizers of the club.
Edwin Riggs, president
Robert Hill, reporter
Mrs. Emma Avant of 2432 Parker
Street, entertained at a dinner,
Thursday evening, October 26, given
in honor of Mrs. Dacus of Brewton,
Alabama. Dinner was served to 8.
Guest were: Mrs. Dacus, Mr. and
Mrs.. J.. W.. Dacus, Mrs. Minnie Dix
on and daughter C^hristine, Mr. and
Mrs.. William Jackson and Mrs.
Robbins. A very delightful and deli
cious dinner was served, and was en
joyed by all.
Mrs. Dacus is visiting her son,
Mr. J.. W.. Dacus of 2816 Miami St.,
and her daughter Mrs. Minnie Dix
on of 2889 Ohio Street She will ex
tend her visit until Thanksgiving.
JACQUES PARTY IS SUCCESS
The Jacques party held at the
Masonic Hall, Wednesday night was
a complete success. Everybody was
happy, because everyone had a good
time. Music wras furnished by “Jelly”
Turner, Willie Chapman, Dorothy
Beck, and Eugene Skinner. The spe
cial feature was a number by the
Western College boys quartette from
Kansas City. The Jacques wish to
thank everyone for their support and
good behavior at the party.
Clemmest Williams, reporter
THE FLAPPERETTE CLUB
A delightful party was given the
Flapperettes by ther sponsor, Miss
Nellie Robeson, at her residence,
2211 Miami Street, on October 13.
The girls wore the club uniforms
innitialed sweaters with shirts. The
members and their friends enjoyed
games and dancing. Delicious punch
was served, also ice cream, cake and
mints. Those present were: Mable
King, Eddie Biddiex, Juanita Jones,
Imest Came, Adelaide Nelson, Rob
ert Richards, Olive Willis, Edwin
Riggs, Elizabeth Black, Leonard Tur
ner, Mary Ellen Britt, Robert Hill,
Rowena Jones, Walter Rhoades,
Juanita Macy, Orville Lones, Edna
Mary Ellen Britt, reporter
Mable King, president
JUST WEE SOCIAL AND CHAR
The Just Wee Social and Charity
Club met Thursday, October 19, at
Mrs. Smith’s Tea Room, 23rd., and
Willis Avenue. Miss Amy Anderson,
hostess. A very delicious luncheon
was served, after which the club en
joyed an interesting meeting in
which many affairs were planned for
the late Autumn and early winter.
Mrs. Ida Artison, president
Mrs. Vassie Harrold, secretary
On October 19, The Ruth Chapter
No. 9, of O. E. S., entertained with
a banquet at the Masonic Hall, which
was largely attended. A very pleas
ant evening was enjoyed by all pre
sent. The speakers of the evening
were: Brother W. P. Wade, Past
Worthy Grand Matron, Mrs. Gooden
and Rev. Jackson of the Southside.
A program with Mrs. M. C. Book
er, acting as mistress of ceremonies
met the approval of everyone. The
program was as follows: Solo by
Mrs. Jessie Brown, accompanied at
the piano by Miss Mildred Bronson.
A reading by Mrs. Blue, Worthy Ma
tron of Ruth Chapter and a duet by
bliss Jessie Brown and Miss Mar
garet Beck. Mrs. Martha B. Evans
was chairman of the banquet.
Mrs. Blue, Worthy Matron
Mr. W. P. Wade, Worthy Matron
Mrs. M. Bronson, reporter.
A Tea was given by the Quack, and,
Trojan Clubs of the Northside Y. W.
C. A., Sunday evening from five to
seven. This affair announced to the
public, the fall opening of activities
of the two clubs. Officers of the
clubs were in the receiving line to
meet the guests as they entered to
be served with dainty delicacies from
a table most beautifully decorated
with fall flowers. Throughout the
evening musical numbers were rend
ered by various members to make
the affair quite successful.
Mrs. Merriam Fouter, reporter
WOODSON CENTER NEWS
On November 5, at 3:30 o'clock
the Cooperative Credit Association
of the Woodson Center will celebrate
its first anniversary. This organiza
tion is the only one of its kind in the
state of Nebraska organized by Ne
groes. The Credit Union during its
lifetime of one short year has a
membership of approximately sixty
persons. It has made many loans to
its members to help them meet emer
gencies they would have been unable
to meet without this aid. Chief
among these has been the saving of
An interesting program has been
planned, and the public is cordially
invited to come out and hear more
of the work of this organization.
The sewing class, one of the class
es sponsored by the Board of Edu
cation in the Smith-Hughes Depart
ment, will have its first session
Tuesday afternoon, October 24, at 1
o'clock. This class will meet Tuesday
afternoon from 1 to 3 o'clock for a
period of six weeks.
We are pleased to announce that
Miss Rose Grant,' one of our own
race, is the instructor for this class.
The class is open to girls who
are out of school and are sixteen
years or over and to all women.
A class in business training is also
being offered at the Woodson Center
as one of its adult activities. The
course will include typeing, short
hand, and business English. This
class met for the first time on Wed
nesday evening, October 18. It will
meet every Wednesday evening from
7 to 9 o'cock.
The instructor, Miss Helen Powell,
is a graduate of the Commercial De
partment at the Unversity of Neb- j
PLAY A GAME CORNER
By Junior High School Club
We told you a few good games last
week, and here are a few more.
Apples are hung on rubber strings
in a doorway. The rubber strings
are not the worst of it. The apples
have been given a thin coat of molas
ses to add zest to this game! Each
contestant, with his hands tied be
h:nd hint, tries to bite one of the
apples. As soon as he has been able
to get just one bite out of an apple,
it is taken down and given to him!
He deserves it!
There are never more than 3 or 4
apples hung up. Neither the contest
ants nor the other guests could stand
Here is another game called “Pin
the Apple.” Apples are placed in a
pan or a tub of water, and contest
ants spear them with common pins.
That is, they try to.
Sarah Tinker, reporter
Mrs. Thelma Norris Hancock,
Come to the “Waffle Breakfast,”
Sunday, November 5, 1933, Hours—8
to 11 a. m. Given by the Girls’ Work
Committee of the North Side Y. W.
C A., 22nd and Grant Streets.
Girl Reserve Leaders—To Have
A training course for leaders of
Girl Reserve Clubs will be held under
the auspices of the Girl Reserve De
partments of the Central and North
Side Branch, beginning Monday at
7:00 p. m., at Central YWCA., 17th
and St. Mary’s Avenue and continu
ng on Monday and Thursday even
ings for three weeks.
Miss Lola McCullough will be in
charge oi a program on: “The Place
of Leadership/’ “What is a Girl Re
serve Club?” and “Definite Program
Building,” Monday night. On Thurs
day the meeting will be in charge of
Miss Catherine Williams and Miss
Charlotte Crawford from the North
Side Branch. Subjects: “Music and
Meetings on October 30 and Nov
ember 2 will be held at 7:30 at the
North Side Branch, Miss Lola Prit
chord will speak on: “Money Making
in Clubs” and Mrs. Jimmie Mussle
man on Play for Play’s Sake at the
former gathering. On the latter
meeting Mrs. Verle Harrington will
have charge of a program on “The
Use of Creative Dramatics in Club
The last two meetings, November
6, 9 will be at the Central Associa
tion. Miss Francis Axtelle and Miss
Margaret Dickerson will lead the
Monday Meeting, on Crafts and Hob
bies. Mrs. Tom Gardner will have
charge of the closng session, “Pro
WHO GO DOWN TOWN?
Just what it cost a street carfare
downtown to a show you can now see
two feature pictures of the highest
type at the beautiful New Ritz
Theatre. Why go where you are not
wanted? And pay more to see the
same pictures? And again you are
insulted when you enter the door by
the usher and ticket taker. So nice
ly you are told the right please up
stairs please. Why not buid your
Why not spend your money where
two Negro youths are drawing the
largest pay check of any Negro in
i the state of Nebraska. Who knows if
you show your appreciate fo what
you have got at the Ritz Theatre,
you might get more. Pack the Ritz
Theatre every night. Just as good
pictures as any theatre in town, and
youre treated with courtesy of the
highest type. Remember! Adults 15c
and Children 5c on Friday and Sat
urday evening. No coupon required.
Pershing Range.$ 6.75
Big Dallas Chunk . 7.00
Poteau-Semi Ath. 10.00
Be Wise Economize
Economy Coal Co.
NEW HARLEM CLUB
At 1615-17 N. 24th St.
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New Harlem Club at 1615-17 North 24th Street will open its doors,
Wednesday, November 1, 1933. The public is cordially invited to at
| tend this Grand Opening. Bring your friend and Dine and Dance your
evening away. Good Music and Good Things to eat, prepared by Mr.
Dewy Allen, formerly Chief Cook for the Union Pacific for twenty
five years. Two large rooms have been newly decorated and the floors
polished like glass. Private Booths in connection. Mrs Larrie Grace,
proprieti or and Mr. E. W. Trouesdale, manager
dine and dance
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