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S SOCIAL O • a CLUBS 1
I AFFAIRS ''O-0-Cl-e-t-y> ORGANIZATIONS
II -. ' - OMAHA NEBRASKA, SATURDAY APRIL 8 1934 ‘ ...- ■== p»*c Three '
Modern Priscilla Art aad Study Club
Vera Graham President
Madoline .Sterling, Reporter
Tbe .Modem Priscillas held their
weekly meeting at the home of Mrs.
Gladys Clayter, 2214 Lake St. with
a large percentager of the member
ship present.' Mrs:’ lone- Lewis and
Mrs. • Hilda-'Wbods were'the guests
of thp evening and gave short and in
spiring talks to the club. Gladys
Clayter,. the hostess announced that
she would be heard over the radio
station KICK every Thusrday. The
club wishes them much success.
We hope. that our many friends
will send in their request numbers
for these two artists to sing or play.
The program committee is plann
ing a splendid program to be broad
over station WOW next Tuesday af
ternoon at 2:15.
At the next meeting The Art De
partment will have charge, and all
members are asked to bring their
embroidery work for the hope chest.
This mefeting will be held at the
home of Ms. Francis Ousley, 2408
N. 25th St. and Mrs. Ethel Brown
will be hostess. The following
meeting will be at the home of Mrs.
L. B. Barris, 2811 Burdett St.
Mrs. Clayter served a beautiful;
and appetizing repast, that was sin-!
cerely appreciated by all.
The Euraka Bridge Club
The Euraka Bridge club met at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. Penn,
30th and Pinkey, March 10th. Of
ficers wei» elected. The past offic
ers performed the duties of their
stations so well that all were re
elected by a unanimous vote. Mrs.
Molig was elected Assistant secre
tary, only three were ready with an
annual report. The three who gave
their annual report were: Mr. C.
Phillips, teasurer, Mr. P. Addkins’
secetary, Mrs. W. Penn Finajuster
She gave us all a laugh when she
read what some of us were fined for
the last six months. We all hope to
report next time. New business is
still waiting to be solved. We were
served a lovely lunch and we bad
lots of fun. We danced till 3 in the
morning. Mrs. Wm. Roberts, Mr.
C Phillips won first prize, Mrs. Nio
lig and Mr. Addkins, booby prize.
Mr. and Mrs. Avant were visitors
for the evening.
Mr. J. Phillips—President.
Mrs. M. Payton—Reporter.
THE OMAHA WAITERS
The Omaha Waiter’3 Association
held its regular meeting Monday
night, April 2nd at 10 p. m. The
dance to be given at the Dreamland
Hall, April 23rd was put out upon
the road of success by Mr- Galloway
issueing out 120 tickets to willing
workers when 220 were given out the
next day. Good luck Mr. Galloway.
The music will be furnished by the
A grand opening of the club will
be held Wednesday night April 4th.
School is held on Friday nights at
the Omaha Urban League. All mem
bers are invited to attend the week
M. L. Harris—President
THE BEAU BRUMEL
The Beau Brummal held their
“Welcome Meeting” on March 28th,
1934 for new members. Mr. Adrian
stamps was present. l4r. Valder
Ratliff who has been confined to his
bed has improved.
The club held a smoker at the home
of Mr. James Crawford, Easter Sun
day evening. The evening was en
joyed by all. Mr. Rudolph Watson
was chairman of the entertainment.
The Ratty Koquettes met at the
home of Helen Wilkes and a delight
ful time was had by all. Two of
our worthy members were ill, but will
be back with us next meeting raring
The Modemes held their regular
meeting Wednesday March 28th at
2:30 p. m. After several hands of
bridge was played, refreshments
were served by the hostess, Mrs. B •
Ellington. Miss Lilian Westbrooks
won first prize and Mrs. M. Free
man won the booby prize. Every
one reported a pleasant afternoon.
Mrs. Juanita Burton—President
Mrs. Beatrice Ellington— Reporter
The Loverettes met at the home of
Miss Mary Kimsey, 2702 Corby St.
Our main discussion was the Jitney
to be held at the home of Mt. J. T.
Brown, 2619 Burdette., We. held an
Easter Social at the home of. Miss
Iantha Hall. Among the guests
present at our Easter social were
the Misses Iantha Hall Susie Hall,
Inez Coulson, Mary Kimsey Dorothy
Alexander, Melba Bobbins, Pauline
Cockran Marion Macklin and Emily
Williams Messrs J T. Brown. Wiflie
Chapman,. Robert Richards James
Payton. Paul Taylor, Paul Johnson
Robert Coulson, William Harper Jo
seph Sherran, Bruce Johnson, Holland
Harold. Every ther had a nice time.
We are hoping to have many more
in the future.
Miss Iantha Hall—President
Miss Emily Williams—Reporter.
The Progressive Club
The Progressive club had their re
gular meeting, Monday March 26th
at the residence of Mrs. Kellog 3003
Mrs. Noreta Love is still on the
sick list at the hospital. She wish
es her friends would visit her.
Leslie E. Green, defeated B.
Beard 8-2 in a twenty game checker
championship match. Mr. Beard is
one of our best players and is known
as a “trapper.” Young Green avoid
ed all pitfalls with mathematical
precision and easily emerged victor.
The Modern Priscialla Art and
Study Club, was heard over radio
station WOW, in their second broad
casting program, Tuesday afternoon
at 2:15. This program was consider
ed to be better than the one given
at an earlier date over station KICK
the Negro Anthem was sung by a
quartett of female voices, Mrs.
Gladys Clayter,. Mrs. lone Crater,
Mrs. Getrude Shackleford, and Mrs.
Lula Ridge. Mrs. Madolne Sterling
the announcer for the program, also
assisted with the singing of the alto.
The accompanist was Miss. Francis
A short and very splendid talk
about the club and its activities was
given by the vice-president Mrs.
Lilian Mills; the president, Mrs.
Vera Graham was unable to appear
on the program.
Miss Francis Covington rendered
one of her beautiful classics, a ballet
from Sylvia “Pizzicati.” Mrs. Car
rie Carter, a Dunbar reade of un
usual talent, gave that famous bit of
humeous poetry called “In the Morn
ing.” and the program closed with
the singing of the one song that
never grows old; “The Old Rugged
Cross,” by Mrs. Getrude Shackle
ford, who is past president of the
State Federation. The club was
praised very highly for their excel
lent program by the radio authorities
and was assured another opportuni
ty to be presented at an early date.
We wish to extend to Mrs. Gladys
Clayter a vote of thanks for securing
this opening for the dab and at this
time we are happy to announce that
she and Miss Francis Covington will
be heard over station KICK every
Tuesday and Thursday morning at
, 10:45. Call in or mail your request
Mrs. Adam Lee, 2814 Decatur St
was hostess to the Postal Alliance
Auxiliary April 3rd at 2 o’clock. An
open discussion was had on mixed
schools and the child. Mrs. Ottie
Lewis gave a short talk or survey
of the child in the home. The meet
ing of April 17th will be at the resi
dence of Mrs. Ottie Lewis, 2418
Blondo St. with Mrs. Dacus review
ing Brown America. Everyone en
joyed the interesting efforts of Mrs.
Lee, who made our afternoon so un
usually pleasant to the extent that
we regretted to make our departure
from her lovely home.
Ms. Wheel ep—President
Mrs. A. B. Young—Secretary
THE FORWARD STEP CLUB
The Forward Stept Club is one of
the most progressive clubs of its kind
in the city. This chib meets each
Tuesday nig'tyt and has elaborate
programs and discussions.
On the tenth of April this club is
celebrating its fifty anniversary at
the home of Mias Alice Hunter, 2414
The dub is planning a delightful
evening of pleasure. To this pleas
urable evening full of delights we
invite you to help celebrate this an
niversary. Your absence will mean a
serious handicap and a most insolent
and astounding occasion for us.
Miss Alice Hunter—President.
The American Legion
Made It a Real Easter
The American Legion Roosevelt
Post No- 30 gave two delightful
parties at the Mid-City Center last
Thursday and Saturday.
The first party for the pre school
I children th± Legion donated one hun-;
dred candy eggs, which were enjoy
ed very much by the children. At
1 this party thirty-five attended.
The second party was for the
i grade school children. At this party
they donated ten dozen colored eggs.
There were 138 present here. It was
easy to tell that the entire party
ONE OF OMAHA OLDEST
CITIZENS PASSES AWAY
Mr- John Walls, 2524 Lake St
died Wednesday at 7 a. m. He was
74 years old. He leaves to survive
him his wife, Mrs. Belle Walls, Mr.
Clay Walls, his son Mrs. Cozie Ed
monson his daughter who was at his
bedside when he died: Mrs. Mable
Lequeaz, 2117 Ohio St. a daughter
in-law. Yonne Fuller, Velma Wat
kins, Naiati Fuller grand-daughters
and Shan Edmonson, a grand-son, all
of Chicago, also Clifford Walls a
son, of Santa Barbara Calif.
Open Real Garden In
A new garden and shrubbery dis
play was opened Monday on the
eighth floor of the Brandies Store.
A large section of the floor has
been turned into an auditorjiam
with seating arrangements for 200.
At 2:30 each afternoon talks will be
given by an expert on landscape
The main feature of the display is
a real garden with pool and goldfish
surrounded by a lawn framed by
beds of flowers. The display also
includes complete lines of shrubbery
and garden tools and equipment
T Players In Finals
Members of the cast of "Granny
Maumee” and “No ‘Count Boy,” the
two one act plays chosen by the “Y”
players for their annual presentation
are busy in the final rehearsals.
• Both plays promise to make a good
evenings’ entertainment. The mem
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bens of the east arm Mjwf Levina
Scott Fannie Levinson, and Tamer
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Madoline Sterling also Eugene Mur
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rence Forsyth, former member of
Hart-Jank Players and at the present
a player in the Prairie Hay-maker is
The North Side Branch is the
recipient of a lovely new kitchen
sink installed by the service com
mittee of the North Side **Y.” Mem
bers of the committee are: Mesdamee
Eva Sharpe, Charles Hanna, Corriae
McDaniels, George Ashby E. V.
Dixon and Dora Alexander. Mrs.
Walter Seals is Chairman of this
Garden Class Opens.
Mrs. Bessie Grossman of the Home
Making Department Board of Edu
cation is the instructor of the Gard-,
en class which opened Monday at
the North Side “Y” The class is
promised a most interesting and
practical one. Help will be given in
the planting of flowers and vegetabl
es and suggestions made as to the
general .improvement of the yard.
Classes are free and opened to men
Modern Priscilla Art
Club On Radio.
We are clad to hear that Mrs.
Glady’s Clayter has had the op
portunity of presenting the Modern
Priscilla Art club in two programs
over the air. One on March 8th at
10:45 a. m. over station KICK an
on April 3rd over station WOW at
2:15 to 2:30 p. m.
Mrs. Gladys Claytey 2214 Lake st
will be heard every Thursday at 10:45
untH 11 a. m. over station KICK.
Francis Covington, pianist.
Miss Palmer of the visiting nurses
aesication spoke to a group of young
girls at the Mid-City Center Audi
torium, Tuesday April 3.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our many
friends and neighbors for thp kind
ness shown during the Illness and
death of our beloved one, Nettie
Penn, also for the donation of cars
Mrs. Neola McGinst—Sister
The Les Jonliers
The Les Jonliers alias Frolicers
really enjoyed Easter Sunday. They
met at the home of Miss June Arti
son, 2816 Hamilton St. Miss Arti
son was a very charming hostess.
While members were arriving and
enjoyable time was spent in taking
pictures and then so adjourned to a
Another couple joined the Frolic
ers, Miss Lorraine Fletcher and Mr.
Louis Artison. Next Sunday our
last couple will be taken in as our
quota of sixteen members will be
The class was pleased to have Miss
Connie 5'ent, Mr. Stewart and Mr.
Paul Commerce as visitors.
Miss Artison served a delightful re
past of crab salad, We cream and
cak^» and beautifully colored Easter
The Club ended the evening at the
home of their president, Miss Cele
stine Smith, where a love!/ time
was had by all.
'Great Attorney Visits City
Attorney Amos Scruggs was m
Omaha from Chicago, 111 last week.
While here he stayed at his home at
22nd and Grant St.
Former Pastor Will Hold
Rev. E. H. Hilson, the former pastor
of Salem Baptist church will return
to Omaha, on April IB to conduct a
two weeks revival- Rev. Hilton will
be remembered by Omaha ns as the
Pastor of Salem Baptist church when
it was on 23rd and Clark st. with a
hand full of willing workers, and af
ter a few months the congregation in
creased to such a nextent that the
place became too small and they pur
chased the place from Clair Chapel at
22nd and Seward St. They then re
modeled it and it has grown into a
It is said by the officers of this
church that not one cent of the money
used t opurchase and remodel this
church was solicited from any other
race group than our own. The labor
and remodeling work was done bj
friends and workermen of our own
The pride of the members of this
church that they are the youngest
church in Omaha and not owe a cent
to anyone. They paid cash for the
church and the remodeling as it came.
Will pUy Ure
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