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AFFAIRS The' S-o-c-i-e-t-y^ World organizations
By Gypsy Payton
Thought for the week:—He is
a friend wHo, in dubious circum
stances, aids in deeds when deeds
Never let it be said that this
•writer was the only person in or
near Los Angeles who has not
aeon ‘Tiun Little Chillun’ ” which
has been the talk of the t> wn for
tha past six months. On Wednes
day nights of last week, I hied
■myself over to the Mayan Theatre
to see this gr«»at Federal attrac
tion. And was I impressed beyond
words with the clever acting, the
-cones and the soul-stirring. And
re. dily comprehended why it has
won acclaim for its appeal to per
sons of all classes, nati- ms, and
Many persons have seen it twice
and some as much as three or four
times The person responsible for
my playing truant from classes,*
a Hollywood high school teacher.
ha8 seen it five times—believe it,
This play has ar used the in
terest of the Los Angeles people
in he historical ability of the Ne
gro. It opened for three weeks,
was continually extended and
now has been extended for an in
definite length of iime. Three of
the players have been rewarded
with screen roles for their fine
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HOW IT HAPPENED
“Kun Little ChilluH' ” is the
brain child of Hall Jehn,s©n na- 1
tionally famous choir leader, now
residing in Los Angeles. It was
p. feeling of altruism that promp
<ed Mr. Johv^on to write this
play. In 1932, many pers#ns in
Harlem attracted by the glamour
of his W,,*k and driven by pre
vailing lack of employment came
to rehearsals and asked for trials.
He divided them in groups under
older members of the choir. And
soon found himself with a choir
training school on his hands. T<,
defray expenses, he formed a male
sextet that appeared oiT the radio.
Ho purchased a book for self
instruction and taught himself to
play well enough at the end of
a year to play second violin in «
I, cal dance oichestra. At 20, he
had his first violin lesson at the
Hahn school of Music in Philadel
phia In 1909 he entered the theory
classes at the University of Penn
slyvania, and because of bis
knowledge learned through self
instruction completed a four years
course in a summer and a full
A tall lanky man with light
brown skin, Mr. JohnS'Vi is a typi
cal artist in every sense of the
word. He is unassuming, modest
and nonchalant. His conservation
is incoherent—his mind so wrap
ped up in his word. His mode of
living is typical A La Greenwich
Vaillge. He resides in a bungalow
court which reminds one vaguely
,sf the artists’ conoly in New York.
As one approaches the court, mu
sic emanating from his cottage
catches one’s hear. Upon entering
one is reminded more of Green
wich Village. Evejji’ chair and
table is filled with music and
books. A chair is cleared for you
to sit upon. If y.*U ask for some
thing, he reaches over, and like
a magician who pulls a rabbit
out of his hat, puts his hands on
what you want Out of somewhere
or other, members of his choir,
appear. They aro just a jolly set
of typical artists. They regard
Mr. hnson as a colleague rather
than as a boss, they work with
rather than for him.
HIS NAME WILL GO DOWN
In addition to having his name
go down in posterity as choir di
rector, composer, and arranger,
the ch> fr for which Hall Johnson’s
will always be in the memory of
future generations will be his
“Run Little Chillun.’ ”
,Rev. R. E. Adams, Pastor of St.
John AME Church is g-tf'ng along
Mrs. Fred K. Douglass, Kansas
City, Kansas and Mrs. Mary Scot
of Chicago, 111, were in the city
last week visi ing their parents,
Rev. and Mrs. R A. Adams, Mrs.
Douglass spent two weeks anil
Mrs. Scott spent ten days at the
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bedside tif their father, Rev.
Adams. They left for their home
last Saturday after Rev. Adams
bgan to improve.
Mrs. James Thatcher, Kansas
City, was in the city last week,
visiting Rev and Mrs. R, A.
Adams. Mrs. Thatcher i» a friend
of the family and spent a week
Summer session at the Univer
sity of Omaha will start with an
intersess’on May 22, Director E.
M. Hosman announced today
Designed to permit rural and
elementary ischool teachers to be
gin their work early so that they
will have time for a vacation dur
ing the latter part of the summer,
the inters* ssion will continue to
The regular sumrQ*’r course will
open June 12. The f:rst semester
of the summer session will end
July 21; and the second semester
will begin July 24 and end August
Special short courses will be of
fered. They will include school ad
justin'tC to child problems, with
Grace Munson of Chicago director
of the bureau of child study, Chi
cago board of educat:on, as in
structor; and a course in commer
cial art and illustration by Robert
Kumler, supervisor of art, Gres
ton, la., public schools.
The Univ r?ity's summer session
curriculum will include both credit
and non-credit courses. The Uni
versity of Onaha is fully acc/e
dited by the North Central Asso
ciation of Colleg s and Universi
Mrs. W. L. Tostles of Detroit,
Mich., the former Mi- s Ernestine
Singleton, is in the ci.y for a two
weeks visit with her parents, Dr.
and Mrs. C. H. Singleton.
Mi'. Joseph Levy. Minneapolis,
Minn., was the house guest of Dr.
ahd Mrs. Singleton, last week.
Miss Anna Mae Winburn, was
in the ci.y Monday and Tuesday
for a visit with her sister, Mrs.
Julia Perkins and Mr. Mills.
Mr’ss Winburn returned to Tren
ton, M<\, to join her orchestra.
Mrs. lone L. Dorsey, and little
uapghter, Barbara, of San Fran
cesco, Cal.. are visiting Mr and
Mis. Pinkett, 2118 N. 25th Street.
Mis. Dorsey is the niece of Mr.
1 .iikett and was formerly Miss
; i„ Pinkett
Mr. Altos Scot.t became ill last
Ihjrsday, May 11th, and has not
brer improv’ng since that time.
He was taken to the Methodist
hospital for, observation under a
specialist Tuesday morning, May
Mr. Claud Peoples, who under
went a major operation at the
Methodist hospital Thursday, May
11th, is repiorted improving very
rapidly. He is expected to be able
to return to h's home very soon.
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Mr. Peter Wood side arrived in
Omaha Thursday from Lawerance,
Karts. with hi« household goods
to make Omaha his home. Mr.
Woodside has been a resident of
Omaha before. He moved about
five years ago, but now he has
rturned to his home town to love
at 1841 N. 19th Street.
Mr. Bailey Simms is very sick
at St. Joseph Hospital Mr. Simms
has been ill since May 3rd and
his condition djjes not seem to
Miss Gerald'ne . Smith, popular
Sunday school teacher of Clair
Chapel Church with her class of
girls, ranging in ages 12-14, visi
2120 N, 24th St.
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WE CALL FOR AND
Led Roberts Milk Dairy, Thursday
afternoon. Miss Smith plans a
series of educational tours of
Omaha Industral Centers.
The class highly enjoyed the
tours and benefited themselves
educationally in studying the
modem processing of milk and its
by products. All members after
ward were treated U> malted
The class eagerly anticipates its
second tour to the Barmettler Bis
Members making the tour wfre:
Clara Dudley, Ruth Norman,
Betty Shephard, Ruth Hunter, Vir
ginia McGraven and Vivian Tur
Mrs Cora Burton, 2110 Lake
St., was at home ill for a few days 1
last week. Sh<. is much improved
and able to be out again.
Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Prestige,
2110 Lake Street motored to
White Cloud, Kansas Saturday in
their newly purchased Pontiac R
to visit Mr. and Mrs. Bert Breck
enridge, the parents of Mrs. Pres
tige. on Mother’s Day. They report
| a very pleasant trip.
Tho Manager of the Trocadero
night club entertained the Rhythm
Rascals and a few of their friends
with an elaborate repass at the
Trocadero Monday night celebrat
ing the first anniversary of The
Rhy.h'.m Rascals orchestra at the
The Manager expressed his ap
preciation of the manner in which
The Rhythm Rascals have enter
tained there during the past twelve
months. The type of music and en
tertainment has so pleased the
guests who frequent the Club that
there is always a crowd in atten
The members of The Rhythm
Rascal orchestra are Charlie Wil
liams, Lem Ollivar, E. W, Brown,
[George Vann and Mrs. Julia Per
| Among the guests present were
mimbers of Marvin Price’s orches
tra fnom Club Reno, Lloyd Hun
ter, Wm Kyles, Debo Mills, Jim
mie Jewel, Miss. Anna Mae Win
bum and a few others.
The affair was appreciated and
enjoyed by all present.
Mrs. Alice Letcher, 2218 Willis,
was called to Chicago, last week,
on account of the death of her
Rev. R. E. Adams, pastor of St.
John AME Church, is convalescing.
Mrs. Louise Strother, 2220 Willis
is a little better at this writing.
Mi's. Strother has been very ill for
about two weeks, unable to recog
nize her friends, but today, she,
has been able to recognize people.
. A _
FOUR ROSES CLUB
Tho Four Roses club was organ
ized Tuesday May 16th, at the
home of Mrs. Maria Elkins, 2608
Tho following officers were
elected: Mrs. Maria Elkins, was
elected president; Mrs Lulu Har
ris, treasurer; Mrs. Clarice Brown
Secretary; Miss Ruth Gray, vice
president; Mrs, I .aura Brewer, re
porter. Tho next meeting will be
at the home of Mrs. Clarice
Brown. Mrs. Maria Elkins, presi
dent, Mrs. Laura Brewer, reporter.
Miss Majorie Fischer, President
of Director of Urban League and
member of the per»oainel commit
tee who selects the secretary of j
the League informed The Omaha
Guide, May 17th that no secretary
had been selected to date and she
was not able to state when a se
Lction would be made.
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Mrs. William Triplett, 2711 Wirt
St., returned home Friday morning
from Denver, where she went to
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a present on his job there,
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