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_PAGE FOUR_ THE OMAHA GUIDE, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1935 ' ' ~ " : ' = ™ “
The Fair Flay Club
The club rryet at the residence of
Mr. and Mrs. Orange Smith Saturday
night. Brdge was the attraction of
the evening until the Club’s little
Noise Box, Mr. Charles Sims, arrived.
We also had present a little bird, who
is just beginning to fly, and she is
furnishing the club members plenty
After the business meeting, four
rounds of bridge were played, w.th
Mrs. Evelyn Sims winning first prize
for women, Mir. Cheser Bennett, first
prize for men, and Mr. Chares Sims,
boob i. Mr. Shns enjoyed his prize so
much that it had to be taken away
from him to keep him from tearing
The club adjourned o meet with
Mrs. Beulah Watts next Saturday
Mrs. Ifvelyn Sims, President
Mrs. Alice Moore, Reporter
The Sweet Sixteen Bridge Club
Miss Marguerite Harrold entertain
ed the club this week at 2920 Grant
Street. We had a very successful
business meeting, after which bridge
The hostess served a very delight
Our club is now open for new mem
berships! ; so hurry before the rush.
Mr. Ray Mosby will entertain next
week at 2731 Blondo St.
Miss Marguerite Harrol.d President
Mrs. Myrtle Stringer, Reporter
The Clever Set Club
The club did not have a meeting this
week, but had a chitterling supper,
Thursday evening at the home of the
president, Mrs. Leona Allen, 1823 N.
23rd St. Every one reported an en
joyable time. We profited very
Mrs. Leona Allen, President
Mrs. Minnie Burns, Reporter
The Ladies’ Friendship Club
The club was entertained this week
by Mrs. Beulah Watts, 1839 N. 23rd
Street. We were glad to have our
president with us this week.
After the meeting whist was played.
Mrs. Christine Sturdevant won first
prize, and Mrs. Florence Morris, the
The hostess served a delicious lunch
eon and presented each member with
a comic valentine. The next meeting
will be at the home of Mrs. Joan Ram
eriz, 3118 Burdette St.
Mrs. «Tda Fountaine, President
Mrs. Minnie Burns, Reporter
The Critics would like very much
for each of their many friends and
boosters to consider this a personal
invitation to attend their Mock Court
Trial to be given at Mt. Moriah Bap
tist Church, 24th Street at Ohio,
Tuesday evening, February 5th. The
Mrs. Pauline Walker and son re
turned to St. Lous to make their home.
Buddy Deloach Presents
ALL STAR FLOOR SHOW
Leonard Dixon, direct from the Cot
ton Club in New York City, Marion
Oglesby and Velma Paul Rivers, Va
leria King, Tillie Thomas, Zep and
BEGINNING FEBRUARY 9th
Everjt Sunday, Thursday and Saturday
NEW ELKS’ HALL
2420 Lake St.
..Call JA. 8340 Admission 25c
Critics promise you an evening of fine
The defendant in this trial is Mr.
E. Z. Going, and the plaihtiff is the
Church. The case is one of daily oc
currence, and you will appreciate the
theme to be discussed.
Some of our very best public speak
ers are in the roles of attorneys and
witnesses. Every Church congrega
tion has a Mr. E. Z. Going. Learn the
triith of this very puzzling gentle
man’s case and the solution.
Thank you for your kind coopera
tion and attendance.
C. Davs, President
R. Gordon, Reporter
The Junior Beau Brummels
The Junior Beau Brummels recentl;
held a party dt the home of Theosar
Among those present were Misses
Doris Ware, Nellie Basset, Ellen Mae
Walker, Lucille Breedlove, Effie Man
uel, Hattie Northington, Mary Dun
bar, Nadine Simmons, Mary Greene,
Tnlletta Stone, Pearl Winston, Fred
ricka Hall, Olive Williams, Juanita
Lett, Winniifred Williams, Messrs.
Harold Biddieux, Robert Ennis, Davis
Stevens, John Woods, John Taylor,
Hiram Pittman, Robert Myers, and
James Donaldson. Sheuller Backsdal,
Spencer James and Jasper Cole.
The club members are Milton Moore,
Russell Lewis, Marvin Kellog, Isaiah
Carey, Eugent Rice, Theosar Stone,
Herman Stevens and James McAllis
ter. Each member did his share to
ntake the party a success.
James McAllister, Reporter
The Joyeux Bridge Club
The Joyeux Bridge Club met at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. James,
j Wednesday Evening, January 23rd, in
their regular bi-monthly meeting.
The president, Mr. Walter L. Seals,
presided with the following members
| present, Messrs. Archy Macey, J. T.
i Scott, Louis Artison, Worthington
Williams and M. C. James. Mr. John
Dotson was absent due to sickness,
and Mr. Charles Southard was unable
j to attend due to the nature of his
This club of men, who are eager
students of this facinating game, are
truly making an intelligent demon
stration of their studies. And it is
their hope to be rated as “Better
Bridge Players” in these parts. The
Club will have its tournament Feb
ruary 27, 28 and March 1, 1935, at
the Masonic Hall. The tickets are in
the hands of the nvembers of this club,
and any informaton concerning entre
or play can be obtained by contact
ing any member.
Mrs. James was assisted by Mrs.
Walter Seals in preparing a very pret
fly two course dinner, which was high
ly enjoyed after a very busy evening.
The Club meeting for February 13th
will be held with Mr. Louis Artison,
2816 Hamilton St.
The Golden Ruler’s Club
The Golden Rulers, composed of
young people of Salem Church, have
just re-organized. It has a very prom
ising future. The purpose of this club
is to further the education of youth.
All officers for 1935 have been elected
as follows: Mss Amelia Thomas, Pres
ident, Mr. Sol Porter, vice-president,
Miss Ivory Moore, secretary, Mrs.
Bertha Patterson, assistant-secretary
treasurer, Mr. Algie Lee Ridges,
treasurer, and Mr. Lorenzo Rosen
baugh, sargeant-at-arms. The var
ous Committee Chairmen are as fol
lows: Social, Miss Carrie M'oore, Mus
I ic, Miss Versie Thomas, and Educa
Orchard & Wilhelm Go.
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MONROVIA, CALIFORNIA NEWS
The Local Branch N. A. A- C. P. is
doing fine under the presidency of
Mr. Gadbury and his three children,
two daughters and one son, are model
neighbors. Let’s hope they don’t
Mr. E. Clease, Jr., and Mr. 0. W.
Cooper were badly cut and bruised
Saturday evening, when the cars in
which they were riding collided at 312
E. Walnut Avenue. Mr. Clease’s car
was completely wrecked, and Mr. 0.
W. Cooper’s car was damaged badly
when t was wedged into a tree. They
were lucky to escape death.
Many fine horses are arriving here
for the races, bringing to Monrovia
new and friendly faces.
There is one born every sixty sec
onds, so sa. s He.
Mrs. C. Johnson, who has been con
fined with a cold, is somewhat im
Do You Know That
Monrovia is a fine place in which to
We have lots of lovely people here?
We have many nice parties?
There are five places to serve your
Monrovia boasts all kinds of talent?
We have lodges and other movements
We should not believe anything we
hear, and hardly anything we
[ Things are not always what they
Smiles bSget smiles; harsh words be
get harsh words; consideration
begets consideration ?
Our object is to please ?
Bicycling is supposed to obtain and
retain your girlish figure?
Uncle Dave Ross, of Pasadena, vis
ited in Monrovia last Sunday.
Mr. W. Lockett, taxi-man, who has
been in poor health, is much Improved.
Mr. R. Anderson, who has been
driving the taxi for Mr. Lockett, is
doing fine. He and his family reside
at 1208 Therman.
The Beddneys, located at Walnut
Avenue and Cannon, are a very hap
We mustn’t forget the Partridges,
who live ’just around the corner’.
They are a very lovely family, too.
Julian McPherson addresses
STUDENTS AND SUNDAY
air. Julian w. McPherson, Omaha
University Students, lead a discussion
of the worthwhile doings of Negroes
' w ith a group of high school students
and alumnae, Tuesday of last week
j at the Woodson Center. >~n the course
Oi his talk, Mr. McPherson comment
ed on the value of such an institution
in Community life and on the integr
ity of its supervisors.
Mr. Ralph Halloway, South High
Student, and chairman of that pro
gram committee, presided in a highly
Mrs. Rhone and Miss Dorothy Tay
lor added some very interesting and
much appreciated contributions to the
On the following Friday Mr. Mc
Pherson presented a paper on the His
tory of the African Methodibt Episco
pal Church as the first speaker in a
discussion of the church, before the
Sunday School board members at St.
John’s A. M. E. Church.
Starting back in 1500, Mr. McPher
son began with the international su
premacy and Heirarchy of the Catho
lic Church and reviewed the partial
capitulation of the Catholic Church
and the Protestant Revolution and
touched the high points of Church de
velopment up to and through the
founding of the African Methodist
Episcopal Church and its progress up
to recent years.
A very interesting discussion, over
which Mrs. Mattie Johnson presided,
Mr. McPherson will present the pa
per again before the Sunday School.
A WORD OF THANKS TO MY
Mrs. G. W. Galloway, 3222 Charles,
who has been ill for some time at her
home, is glad to be up again. Mrs.
Galloway says that it is due to the
skilful care of her family physician
and the tender care of her sister, Mrs.
Cecelia Young, of Shreveport, La.,
that she has so nearly recovered.
Mrs. Galloway wishes to thank her
many friends for the kindness shown
during her illness. She said she
didn’t know that she had so many
friends until she was confined to her
tion, Mrs. Elma Porter. Many others
were elected to different offices.
Last Monday the club met at the
home of the Misses Moore. After a
brief business discussion, plans were
made for the social to be given Jan
uary 28 at the home of Miss Amelia
Thomas. Two members were voted
into the club. Visitors are always
Just We Club
The Just We Social and Charity
Club met Thursday at the home of
Mrs. Hattie Brown with Mrs. Dora
The regular time of meeting is the
third Thursda;! of each month but
due to the fact that the club took
part in the Trojans’ Inter-Club Ban
quet. the date was changed this month.
After a delicious luncheon and an
extrem*el>i interesting meeting, the
club was entertained with an inter
esting paper h|y! Mrs. Jessie Vann.
Guests of the club were Mrs. W. L.
Myers and Mrs. Christine Althouse.
Mrs. J. E. Todd, President
Mrs. Vassie Harrold, Reporter
We Moderns Sewing Club
Mrs. Mildred Bryant, 2134 N. 27th
Stl, was hostess to the club Monday,
January 21. Mrs. Willa Mae Jakes
was made a member.
The club met at the home of Mrs.
Ida Bryant, 2518 Ohio Street, Monday
January 14th. Mrs. Grace Washing
ton joined the club.
The tea given by the club Sunda- ,
January 20, was an interesting affair.
The table was beautifully decorated
with fresh cut flowers. All the
members wore narrow ribbons of gold
and orchid, which are the club colors,
in their ha.r. Mrs. Lucille •■’Irving, in
a lovely blue dress with slippers to
match, made a charming hostess.
Those present were Mrs. Zoneta
Walker, Mrs. Grace Washington, Mrs.
Dorothy Crocker, Miss Helen Lew.s,
who was the guest of Miss Helen
Campbell, Miss Booker Abrams, Mrs.
Mattie Sims, guest of Mrs. Ida Bry
ant, Mrs. Sadie Crocker, guest of Mrs.
Lucille Irving, Mrs. Hosey, guest of
Mrs. Frances Allen, Mrs. Mildred Bry
ant and Mrs. Nora Graham.
ANNOUNCES ENGAGEMENT AT
SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY
On Saturday night, January 26, sev
eral friends of Miss Claretta Bid
deux and Mr. Fredrc Banks, gave :
surprise birthday party at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Biddieux an
Mr. Banks, whose birthdays were
January 21st and 25th, respectively.
Bridge and danc ng were the mail,
attractions of the evening.
A delightful buffet supper was
served with Miss Ola MeCraney pre
siding at the coffee table.
While the guests were having sup
per, Mrs. Biddieux surprised the
‘surprisers’ b;» announcing the en
gagement of her daughter, Claretta,
to Fredric Banks. The popular young
couple was nearly crushed by their
friends who rushed to congratulalte
them. No date has been set for the
The guests incuded Messrs, and
Mesuames Huey Elmibrey, Millard F.
Singleton, III, Harvey Carter, Mes
dames Bailey, Margaret Metoyer,
Josephne Bell, Misses Claretta Bid
dieux, Helen Singleton, Ann Carter,
Margaret Dallas, Celestine Smith, Ola
MeCraney, Messrs. Fredr.c Banks,
Wendell Willis, Homer MeCraney,
Jesse Hutton, Lester Carter, Leonard
Harrold, John Smith, Marcellus Ran
som and Edward Biddieux.
Mr. Singleton andf Mr. Banks were
the bartenders for the evenng, and
each saw to it, personally, that every
one was kept in the best spirits.
The surprise was successful both
ways, and everyone had a very jolly
Birmingham, Ala.—(CNA) — Sol
Carlyles, unemployed miner, was bru
tally beaten into unconsciousness by a
band of policemen and Klansmen who
sought to evict him from his home.
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SURPRISED ON BIRTHDAY
Miss Grace Speese was given a
pleasant surprise on her birthday, Fri
day, January 25, at her home, 2864
Miami St. The guests were Rev. and
Mrs. L. P. Bryant, Mr. and Mrs. L.
L. McVay, Mr. and Mrs. Vemie John
son, Mrs. Grant, Mr. and Mrs. I. Riv
ers and daughter, Mrs. Roberta Bailey,
Mr. Dan Strawthers, Mrs. J. Taylor,
Jr., Mrs. Zelma LeFall, Miss Vera
Leach, Mrs. Mafl.r Speese, Miss Flor
ence Speese, Mrs. Rachel Woods, Mrs.
Ruth McRaven, Miss Bertha Crigler,
Miss Ruth Whitfield, of St. Louis, Mo.,
Mrs. Carrie Carter, Mrs. Willie Green,
Mrs. Otis Jamieson, Misses Fidelia,
Dellia and Gertrude Rucker, Mr. M. E.
Webb and son, Hiram, and Wesley
The evening was spent playing
games, after which refreshments were
Miss Speese was the recipient of
many beautiful gifts. The guests de
parted at a late hour expressing them
selves as having had a lovely time.
ACTIVITIES OF OUR
Attorney Jiohn Adams. Jr., Represen
tative cf the Ninth District Legal
Mind Is Active On Job In
The following are a few of the re
cent activities of our representative
of the N.nth District. We put this
in the paper hoping that politicians
of the Ninth Distr.ct and Citizens of
Nebraska will read and know the facts
about our representative.
Representative Adams is the author
! of the bill to take D.Strict Judges of
fices out of politics. He says this idea
! came to him before he was elected,
when he read an editor al in the
Omaha Guide titled, “Take District
Judgeship Out of Polit.Vs”.
Legislature of Nebraska
SENATE FILE NO. 75
FOR AN ACT to amend Section
79-2705, Compiled Statutes of Ne
braska, 1929, relating to schools; to
provide the meethod of election of
members of the board of education of
metropolitan cities; and to repeal sa d
Introduced by Senators Edward
Jelen, George T. Sullivan and Chas. B.
Crowley of Douglas.
Introduced and read first Line Jan
uary 21, 1935. Read second time Jan
uary 22, 1935.
Referred t oCommittee on Educa
Sent to the printer Januar - 22, 1935.
Be It Enacted by the People of the
State of Nebraska:
Section 1. That Section 79-2705,
Compiled Statutes of Nebraska, 1929,
be amended to read as follows:
79-2705. The board of education of
metropolitan cities shall consist of
ten members to be chosen as herein
after provded. Each member of such
board of education must be ataxpayer
in the school district and a resident
of the school election district from
which he or she is elected.
All persons elected as members of
boards of education shall before the
first Monday in January following
their election take and subscribe to the
usual oath of office. «In case any per
| son selected shall fail so to do, his or
, her election shall be void, and the
i vacancy thereby occasioned shall be
i filled by the board as hereinafter pro
vided. Members of said board of edu
cation shall be elected on a non-parti
san ballot as provided in Section 32
1108, C. S. Supp., 1933.
(Continued Next Week)
MINER FIRED FOR REFUSING TO
JOIN COMPANY UNION
Bessemer, Ala.—(CNA)—.In a re
newed drive of terror against organ
ized labor here, nine militant em
ployees of the Tennessee Coal and
Iron mine have been discharged be
cause they refused to join the com
Workers who have organized into
militant trade unions have been evicted
from the company shacks. Company
thugs and stool pigeons have raided
the homes of workers in an effort to
learn the whereabouts of workers’
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Dressed Poultry While
A telegram, to Mr. Roy McAllister,
2228 Burdette Street, who is employed
at the Fontenelle Hotel, stated that1
Wm. Chambers, Jeff Thomas and a
Mr. King are conung here Thursday
from Chicago to open up a new din
ing room at Hote Fontenelle, with
possibly more waiters to follow them.
Mrs. Mldred Webb, proprietor of
the Morris Beauty Shop, visited Mrs.
S. D. Webb, of Kansas City, Missouri,
last week end.
Mrs. Marvel Blackburn spent the
week-end in Des Moines, Iowa, visit
Rev. E. H. Hilson, pastor of Salem
Baptist Church, has gone to Oklahoma
on a business trip. He will be gone
Mr. Woodrow Macklin, who has
been visiting relatives here for the
past week, left the city Tuesday night I
for Chicago, where he has been living 1
for about three years.
Mr. John Beasley has just returned '
to Omaha from a trip to Seattle, I
Washington, and Minneapolis, Minne
TWO NORTH CAROLINA
COLLEGES SUPPORT ANTI
New York, Jan. 25.—Shaw Univer
sity and Barber-Scotia Junior College
two North Carolina educational in
stitutions for Negroes, are backing
the Costigan-Wagner anti-lynching
President William Stuart Nelson of
Shaw Unvieersifjy writes: ‘During the
weeek of December 3, . . . the stu
dents of Shaw University organized
a committee to work in behalf of the
Costigan-Wagner bill and this com-1
mittee has been instrumental iu the
sending of over one hundred letters to
Bresident Rooaevelt in connection .
with the bill. Moreover, on January
5, I signed a resolution to President j
Roosevelt on the same subject sent I
me by the N. A. A. C. P. Added to !
these activities is the continuation of
our effort at Shaw University to guar
antee the sending of the maximum
number of messages to Governmeat
officials urging upon them favorable
action upon the Costigan-Wagner
A statement from Dean L. S. Co
zart of Barber-Scotia Junior College
reads: ‘Immediately upon receipt of
literature from the race relations de
partment of the Federal Council of
Churches of Christ in America a large
number of the faculty aad students of
Barber-Scotia College sent telegrams
and letters to President Roosevelt,
Honorable Joseph T. Robinson and
Honorable Josiah W. Bailey, senior
Senator from North Carolina, urging
them to use their influence to see that
the Costigan-Wagner anti-lynch bill
came to vote and to do what they
could to force its passage’.
TO PLAY HERE
Bennte Moten whose orchestra will
be hfard at the Dreamland on Mon
day. Feb. 11th, is one of Kansas City’s
mo«t popular and successful orchestra
leaders. He is a pianist composer
and arranger of distinction. His Vic
tor recordings are familiar to many
of hrs Omaha admirers who will look
forward to this opportunity to hear
this famous swing band’ in person.
Moten is bringing an array of fifteen
musicians headed by Buss Moten,
James Rushing, Hot Lips, Count Bas
sie and Omaha’s own Little Joe Jones.
Moten who recently completed a run
of 70 weeks at the Harlem Night
Club in Kansas City is planning on an
Eastern tour early in the Spirng that
will take him as far as New York
WHAT OTHERS THINK OF OUR
Edholm and Sherman,
Although I realized, during all the
lyears I sent mu things to you, that
you were, without qualification, the
best in the city . . . I’ve discovered
since moving to Cleveland, that you’re
probably the best in the country.
The cleaning situation here is
enough to make you tear your hair.
The service is terrible • . . you never
can get anything back under four
da;«s (Mr. Sharp says they wear the
things firstp . . . the pr.ces are aw
ful . . . but worse than that, the
cleaning itself is absolutely lousy.
A new blue satin dinner dress that I
had worn just once, came back from
“the best place in town”, absolutely
ruined, by ten thousand tiny pulled
threads. i think they pressed it on
the right side, all except the back of
it, where they completely ignored the
matter of pressing the button-holes
Oh, I could go on for hours, but
what I’m getting at is, that I hope, in
spite of my apparent indifference to
the money I owe you, my credit can
be reinstated . . . because I think
l shall have to send my things home
Sincerely and appreciatively yours,
Ann Pearsall Sharp,
2580 Overlook Road,
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