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_ _OMAHA, NEBRASKA, SATURDAY, DEC. 2nd ,1933 _Page 2_
THE JACQUES CLUB
The Jacques club kicked it out
again, this timq at the home of Frank
A. Jackson, Saturday night. Our
host served chicken salad, and ice
cream and cake. Everyone had a
good time, as they always do at the
“Jacques” social affairs. The next so
cial meeting will be held at the home
of Wm. King. See you later.
Walt Rhodes, President
The Jacques recently sent Mrs.
Turner, a member’s mother, a basket
of fruit, expressing their regret and
sympathy for her illness. Mrs. Tur
ner, we are glad to learn that you
are gatting better, and we sincerely
hope for a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Ina Bennett entertained her
Bridge Club Thursday evening, Nov.
24, at her home, 2880 Maple. All
regular members were present. The
regular members are Mrs. Mollie
Carr, President; Mrs. Sarah Bradley,
Treasurer; Mrs. Doreen Holiday, Mrs.
Ella Mathews, Mrs. Ina Mayeta Daw
son and Mrs. Lucille Hamilton, Re
porter, First prize was won by the
hostess, Mrs. Ponnett. The next
meeting will be with Mrs. Sarah
Bradley, 2863 Corby.
EUREKA BRIDGE CLUB
The Eureka Bridge Club met at the
home of Mrs. W. Penn, 30th and
Pinkney St. A short business meet
ing was held, after which a delicious
repast was served by our hostess. The
rest of the evening was devoted to
bridge. First prize was won by Mrs.
Penn, Mr. Atkins, booby, Mrs. M.
Payton, Mr. J. Davis. A good time
was had by all, everything was lovely.
Mrs. J. Davis, President
Mrs. M. Payton, Reporter
The Cupid Club met at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. James Jones, at 2624
Charles, Thursday night, November
22, 1933. All members were present.
A social avening was spent, everyone
enjoying themselves. The hostess
served’a two ’course'luncheon, which
was enjoyed by all. Our next meet
ing will be at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Watt, at 2412 Decaur.
Lloyd Gray, President
Agnes Hawkins, Reporter
ST. BENEDICTS JR. CRUSADERS
The President opened the club meet
ing by saying the ‘‘Lords Prayer.
A short business meeting followed.
There was a final discussion of the
Charity Ball. The placards are on
display all over town, don’t fail to
read them. After business meeting,
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the “Lords Prayer,” was repeated
and the Crusaders were turned over
to Miss Modessa Richards and Miss
Guradine McGhee, the hostesses.
Mrs. Grossa and her two charm
ing daughterly Yuonne and Helen
Gross were among the visitors for the
evening Miss Yuonne Gross was at
the piano, she also became a member
of the club. Miss Helen Gross did
several numbers of tapping and fancy
dancing. Everybody enjoyed them
selves immensely. The popular Miss
Evelyn Gant and Miss Bernice Sand
! ers will be hostesses next week.
President—Mrs. M. A. Sterling
The Les Charmantes met at the
home of Miss Ella Mills, with the
usual procedure Sunday Nov. 26 at
4:45 p m. Miss Esther Harris, vice
president, presided. The committee
| of management made a splendid re
! port from the chitterling and chili
supper, which was held at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Saunders, Nov. 23
Another call to the delinquent
members: Miss Ella Thomas and
Miss RRachael Hartjey, please be
at the call meeting Dec 3 1933 at
the home of Miss Roberta Pharr. The
president asked all Charmantes to
bring a suggestion for another event
of the future.
Miss Imogene Johnston, of Lincoln,
Nebr., a former member, and Mr.
Willie Mills, a prospective member
were visitors for the afternoon. We
always welcome our visitors. The
next meeting will be at the home of
Miss Roberta Pharr, 2735 Seward St.,
Dec. 3, 1933.
MODERN ART CLUB
The Modern Art Club met Monday
evening Nov. 20, at the home of Mrs.
Geo. Althouse, 2307 No. 22nd Street,
The 16 members of the Club were
present. We are looking forward to
our Christmas Party, which we ex
pect to be an unusual event. The
evening was spent sewing, after
which we were served a delicious re>
past by thq hostess.
Mrs. Lavida Butler, Pres.
Miss Irma Speese, Reporter.
THE JQLLY TWELVE ART CLUB
The J'olly Twelve Art Club will re
member ten or twelve families, and
j friends, again this year, with baskets.
Beautiful autumn wetather this year
has lulled us all into forgetfulness
of ice and snow. Now Thanksgiving
woek is here, so we know it must be
winter. Fire will crackle in grates;
and tables will be spread generously
for many there won’t be, but we hope
these baskets that we give to some i
of the few, will give them a spirit of ;
genuine thankfulness, and spend the
day happily together.
The n*xt meeting will be Dec. 1,
at the home of Mrs. J. Dotson, 2213:
Mrs. Geo. Harris, Pres
Mrs. H. Sherwood, Sect
Mrs. W. M Young, Reporte
A paper doesn’t seem complete un
less it has a wee bit of gossip.
M. A. that didn’t show thought on
your part at all, bawling that girl out
F. why don’t you and C. make up?
You two make such a good couple, i
Did little Ethel’s heart flutter when
she knew Larry was back in town. ^
Skimp won’t stand for that.
Gene Murray says his name was
never in a gossip column. How does
it look, Gene?
W. R. and M. E. are getting along
fine. Keep it up Walt.
It was a great day for Tuxedo fans
The Omaha Guide
The State S
I Corner 14th and Dodge
Streets. As One of the Most
Reliable and Accomodating
Firms to Buy from.
Prices the Lowest
Terms the Easiest
when the gypsies moved across the
street. Ask B. M. he knows.
It seems as though M. W. is the
latest sensation. She’s got a sweet
disposition with a shape like Venus.
Boy has she got it.
It looks as though W. P. doesn’t
care for the Omaha girls. We won
der why. Say girls don’t call him
j “Sweet Man”, he doesn’t like it at
Polly why don’t you behave your
i self and act right. If you don’, you’re
g~nna loose your gal.
THE MODERN PRICILLA ART
AND STUDY CLUB
Vera Graham, President
Madoline Sterling, Reporter
The meeting of the club this week,
was at the homci of Mrs. Ana Dele
spin, 2328 N. 25th St.
Every Committee of the club made
a report, which revealed many inter
acting plans for future activities and
entertainments. All members are
urged to cooperate with the chairman
i of the charity committee who is mak
ing arrangements to fill many bas
kets for the needy and sick, to be de
livered for Christmas. Mrs. Lomax,
of 2512 Parker, a very energetic
worker for the club, was reported ill,
with a severly sprained ankle, and
was unable to attend the meeting, we
sincerely hope that her condition will
speedily improve, and that on next
Tucisday afternoon we will be able to
enjoy her very pleasant company and
cheery smile at the meeting.
A very intqrsting feature of the
club, is the growth of the recently
instituted “Mite Fund,” by the sick
I eom.rr*Vee many pennys were do
nated to this worthy cause, and help
ed to swell the funds to an apprecia
Mrs. Fowler who heads this plan is
grateful for the support received.
The next meeting will be at the
home of Mrs. A. W. Anderson, 2521
Blondo. Mrs. Sterling, Chairman of
the Art Department will have charge
of the activities for the afternoon,
and asks that all members bring their
contribution to the hope chest as |
work on this plan will be carried on.
The Katty Koquetts met at the
: heme of Katherine Gorum. Our old
, business was discussed and finished.
Two of our new members were pres
ent, and Miss Freddy Porter, our j
i sponsor attended her first meeting, i
Our new members and Miss Porter
i stated they liked the club a lot and
were sure our club will live above all
others. After thesq delightful re
marks, we were served with an elab
orate luncheon by thq hostess.
Mable Longmire, President
Helen Sherwood, Reporter
SILVER MOON CLUB
The Silver Moon Club met at the
home of Miss Ora Lee Britt, 2525
Blondo. The meeting was carried on
in the usual manner, after which
there was dancing. Delightful re
freshments were served. The next
meeting will bo at the home of Miss
Melba Robbins, President
Sussie Hall, Reporter
The Flapperette Club held a busi-1
ness meeting at the residence of!
Olive Willis, 2708 Maple, Saturday
afternoon, November 25.
Elizabeth Black was elected to fill
the vacancy of the1 out going Presi
dent, Mable King. We voted that our
club colors ware to be blue and white
and talked about our plans for the
future. A delicious luncheon was
served. We also welcomed a new
member, Fredricka Hall, and the(
meeting was adjourned.
SOJOURNER TRUTH STUDY
The Sojourner Truth Study Club
entertained trventy guests, November
25, at the home of Mrs. Ludy Gray,
2802 Ohio, in honor of the birthday
of three of thj club’s members, the
Mesdames, Lena Dallas, Mable Fields
ami Ludy Gray. Each was the re
cipient of an exquisite glass lunch
eon set, presented by the club.
The club met this month in the
following homes, respectively: Mes
dames Dallas, Fields, Frazier and
The club will sponsor a play “Old
Sweethearts’’, given by Bethel A. M.
E. church, 2430 Franklin, Dec. 14, at
8:30 P. M. The public is invited.
Lillian Mills, Reporter
QUACK CLUB MAKE PROTEST
Members of the Quack Club sent
a telegram too President Roosevelt
protesting against the proposed laun
dry code for women workers. The
Code, the lowest of its kind to be
presented sets forth 14 cents an hour
for laundry workers. Should the code
go through, this would affect 28,000
laundry workers most of whom are
FRIENDSHIP CHECKER CLUB
The Friendship Checker Club
met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Smith, Monday Nov. 27. The meeting
was called to order by our President
Mr. Willie Wardell. The meeting was
opened for busings and suggestion.
We were glad to have seven visitors;
cf which three became members.
After the business part of the meet
ing was ended, Whist and Checkers
were played, and Mr. Payne of Den
ver, Colo., entertaimd at the piano.
A delicious repast was served by our
hostess, Mrs. Smith. The evening
was one to be long remember. We
welcome all visitors. Our aim is “To
be kindlier today than yesterday”.
Willie Wardell, President.
Almeda Stokes, Reporter.
The Pastors’ Wives Council held
their last meeting at tho home of
Mrs. Bryant in Binney street Wed
nesday afternoon. The netwly elected
president, Mrs. McGhee presided.
Quotations wer^ on Thanksgiving.
Plans were discussed for a Chrismas
party during the holidays when the
husbands will be guest, the time and
place t obe decided late*. Eleven
ladies were pres
Mrs. J. H, Dotson will entertain
Wednesday afternoon Dec. 6th at the
home of Mrs. F. P, Jones in Ohio
street. All members are\ asked to
please be present and on time.
Tha following named persons grad
uated from Webster grade school
Wednesday afternoon: Mildred E.
Dotson, Mildred Ector, Phillip Robin
son and Edwin Goodwin all will enter
Central and Tech high schools re
spectively. The play presented was
“Past, Present and Future” in which
Mildred Dotson played one of the
leading parts. Mildred Ector render
ed a very baautiful instrumental solo
on the program.
SOCIAL NEWS .
Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Stovall are back
home after being away seven months
with their daughters, Mrs. Lapsley j
and Miss Gertrude Jones of Chicago. I
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Stringer, cel
ibrated their third wedding anniver
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sary at their home 2605 Grant St.,
Saturday night Nov. 25, If33, at 9
o’clock until ?
The guests present were: Mr. and
Mrs. Hughes King, Mr. and Mrs. N.
D. Knight, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Simp
son, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Alfred, Mr.
and Mrs. T. W’hidby, Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Jaukson, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Col
lit v, Mr. and Mrs. Hepry Shaw, Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Hodge, Mr. and Mrs.
E. T. Vance, Mr.- and Mrs. James
Hatties, Mrs. Mary New house, Mrs.
Anne Farmer, Mr. Wm. Lawrence,
Mack Col , Mrs. Juanita Mc
Miller, Mr. McGee, Mr. Eiw'ard Col
lier, Miss lone Lewis, her mother,
Mrs. Dudley Maxey, and sister Mrs.
I'kryst.en Burroughs. The out of
t„\vn guests wejve: Mr, and Mrs.
Theodore Woods, a sister and broth
er-in-law of Mrs. Stringer, and Mr.
ihecdoe Jordon, all of Topeka, Kans.
A delightful repast was served. Many
beautiful gifts were received. Mrs.
Stringer rece- ved a diamond ring
from her husband, and Mr. Stringer
received a diamond pin from his wife,
her husband, and Mr. Stringer re
ceived a diamond pin from his wife.
Everyone anjoyed themselves.
Miss Mable Longmire of 2711
Miami St., entertained Mr. William
Pressley, Miss Helen Sherwood, and
Mr. Robert Gray at dinner Sunday
evening, Nov. 19.
Dr. L. E. Britt, who has been very
ill at home, is now recovering, and
will be back at his office Friday,
Ruth E. Anderson, 3501 Blondo St.,
won first prize in an English Rule
Spell Down, at Central High School,
Thursday and was presented with a
tiny red elephant, by her teacher,
Mrs. L. Stegner.
Mr. J. Harvey Kerns, Mr. Mal
cohm Scott, Miss Louise Scott, Mr.
Milton Johnson, Miss Lilly Avant,
Mr. Adrian Stamps and Mr. Norman
Chondler, motored to Lincoln, Nebr.,
Saturday November 25, to attend the!
Nebraska and Iowa football game.
They all report a lovely visit to our
Capital City, and were the distin
guished guests at dinner, at the beau
tiful home of Mr. and Mrs. Houston
of 2420 Holdredge St. of that city.
There is competition between
the two teams for the bake sale. The i
Silver T(»am, Ella Mae Mills, Cap- j
tain and the Gold Team, Ferwilda j
Artison caption will vie each other
in the matter of sales. Any support
that friends may give either of these
captains will be appreciated by the
SIOUX FALLS. SO. DAK.
Rev. M. W. Withers, pastor of St.
Johns Baptist Church, motored to'
Fergus Falls, Minn, o fill an appoint
ment Sunday as scheduled.
The Sylvia Dell Club and Comrade
Club met in a combined meeting last
Thursday Miss L. Smith, Pres, of
Girls club and Mr. Morris Coakley,
Pres, of the boys club.
The Ladies Aid Society of which
Mrs. Harvey Mitchell is President
will sponsor a chicken dinner for the
public, in the dining room of the
Mrs. Rosebud Williams, entertain
er at the Nu-Way, left thq city for an
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blackburn
were guests at dinner at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Pendelton.
Mr. Jack Blackburn, trainer and
Athletic Instructor will leave for Far
go, N. D. Tuesday. Mr, Blackburn is
training Johnny Stanton, who will
fighth Sammy Mandell at he colisuem
here Detc. 11.
The praise and prayer serviceses,
conducted by Deaconess of the church
will be held Wednesday.
The Girl Reserves, Quacks, Trojans
are all making plans for a huge
three night Pre-Christmas Bazaar
to be held at the North Side “Y” on
December 14, 15, and 16.
Attractive booths displaying
many useful and pretty Christmas
gifts, candies, articles of different
kinds etc. will be on display. Addit
ional booths will be furnished by
V City Fcileration and Stuart Art
Shop. Mrs. Robby Turner Davis is
heading up the Bazaar assisted by
members of the Girl’s Work Comm
ittee. Interesting features are being
planned for each night. Watch the
papers for further announcements.
BCY AND GIRL FORUM
The usual monthly Boy and Girl
Fcrum meating will be held Friday
December 8 at the North Side “Y”
::om 4:30 until 8:30. An interesting
meeting is being arranged by the
joint Boy and Girl Committee of the
High School Group. The committee
members are: Leona Davis, Lillie
Morgan, Olive Willis, Mable King
and Margaret Beck; William King
Rudy Gerring, Christman Clark,
Harold Biddeaux, Thomas Jones, and
Supper will be served for 15
cents and any boy and girl who is in
terested may attend. Mrs. Lucy Char
lotte Crawford, Sponsor.
TROJAN BAKE SALE
Of interest to all home makers
and those who like good things to
eat will b» the Trojan Bake Sale to
be held Saturday, December 9 from
10 until sold out at Herman’s Groc
ery. Orders may be given for special
pastery by calling the North Side “Y”
We. 1639. The goods will be deliver
ed. Pies, cakes, rolls, and cookies will
be on sale. Mrs. Lola Smith, Presid
ent and Mrs. Dorothy Pollard Chair
man of Bake Sale.
your name is only on the complimen
tary list for th Friday issue. This
fact may have mislead you. But un
til we get second-class postal privi
leges, it is not possible to send as
many exchange copies as we would
As you perhaps Know by now, i
am now connected with the Daily Cit
izen, and may be reached at its ad
dress instaad of at the Norfolk Jour
nal and Guide as in past years. I am
reading over your releases weekly,
and am hoping that before long we
may use some of your material, even
if only occassionally.
“I hope that the apparent success
you are having in your new dispen
sation will continue.”
1 am glad to have the above letter
of explanation and would welcome
some word from the following pub
lishers who are receiving my re
leases weekly although I am not now
receiving their “exchange” copies.
Kansas City American, Kansas
City, Missouri; Florida Sentinel, Jack
sonville, Florida; Carolina Times,
Durham, North Carolina; Detroit In
dependent, Detroit, Michigan; Am
sterdam News, New York City; Cali
fornia Eagle, Ls Angeles, California;
Negro World, New York City; Char
lotte Republican-Tribune, Charlotte,
Michigan; Twin-City Herald, Minne
apolis, Minnesota; Kansas Spokes
man, Topeka, Kansas; Omaha Chroni
cle, Omaha, Nebraska; North Jersey
News, Montclair, New Jersey.
With the Repeal two timely books
“Bartender's Guide”, or “How to
Mix Drinks”, and “Wines and Beers”,
or “Simple Recipes for Everyone”,
are received from the Owen Davies
Book Store, 348 North Clark Street,
These little books will no doubt
prove very popular with the readers
who want to be up-to-date in the
art of mixing drinks, and to the house
wife who wants all the “smart”
recipes for ways of serving Wines
and Beers, etc.
There is really no comment neces
sary on these books as their names
very fittingly describe the contents.
Each book is sold by the Davies Book
Store, 348 .North Clark Street, Chi
cago, and will be forwarded by them
to any address in the United States
postpaid on receipt of sixty cents in
stamps, coin or money order.
Cliff rd C. Mitchell
ALL COLORED HELP
The New Ritz Cafe formerly owned by Mr. Lee Washington,
las been redcorated from the basement to the ceiling, is now
open twenty-four hours per day, to appease your wants and the
choice line of home- cooking. Schiltz Beer on tap. H. B.. Mc
Although I havq been but a few
I blocks from the gates of the World’s
Fair I had to read the November
Southern Workman magazine in or
der to get complete information on
“Darkest Africa” at “A Century of
Progress”, y Charles H. Williams.
MITCHELL’S WEEKLY BOOK
New York’s “Daily” Still Going
Recently, in my “This and That”
column, I commented on the non
receipt of the “Daily Citizen”, Now
York’s only colored daily and Amer
i ica’s second colored daily.
G. James Flaming, City Editor, of
| the Daily Citizen writes the follwing
letter which in justice to the Daily
Citizan I am glad to print herewith
“My dear Mr. Mitchell:
In your current release, under
“This and That” you have broadcast
ed that you hava not been receiving
; the Daily Citizen since Election Day.
; . “In order to keep the records
1 straight, I want you to know that
| both Mr. Kelley and the Daily Citi
| zen are vqry much in evidence here;
1 and we have not missed an issue.
Checking the mailing lists with our
Circulation Departmunt, I find that
.So Jr. Love isn't showing the
boys around in taxies any more, I
wonder if it is because he is not at
the club any more? .„
: .Joe, they tell me you aren't going
to any more parties or dances be
I because you are going to get married
is that a fact ? ..
M. E. D. is taking a lot of interest in
j Walter R. since S. left town.
| G. K. proves that a boy can go with
one girl and flirt with them all. _
S. M. is attractive, of course, but
why have so many bys comer her
at once, especially when the big shot
is cooled off._..
.Is it true that M. A. W. told V.
that he would have to give either M.
B. or herself the break? Now V. goes
to Tech, so that explains the whole
.Will the “Quart Squad” please
teach their members how to control
temper, especially when in public.
Shot Riley I should teach you a few
lessons in love, and everything for
you would be lovely...
Will Shot continue to type Guilford.
.Would it be personal to ask H.
W. why she uses such violent lang
uage at times..
.My secret ambition is to learn
win or lose, and may I say that W.
K. will never win if he doesn’t show
more interest toward L. P. __
.I only heard that H. S. har sup
reme control ovetr M. R. or is that
Does L. care for D. B. or some
Delmar “dreamy kid” K. isn’t gett
ing out to the yung folks functions
as he used to.
The Ritz Cafe is the hangout for
all the big shots as the “Dos” C. C?
and the milk bottle boys.
Notice: W. H. and M. B. have both
been on a vacation and now they are
starting out fresh again.
R. R. entertains clubs and his
weaknesses and he certainly shows
thorn that he has influence.
vows. If you were in her condition
would you concede that she had the
right to look for the “other man?”
I bet not. You’d raise a howl and
threaten to kill! Now, you had bet
ter center on having your wife’s
health restored and do what you
would expect your wi^e to do under
GIVE YOUR OWN BOY AND
GIRL A CHANCE TO EARN AN
HONEST LIVING AND RESPECT
ABLE JOB BY TRADING WITH
THE SQUARE DEAL GROCERY
Ritz Theatre Every Friday and Saturday Now 15c
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