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About The Omaha guide. (Omaha, Neb.) 1927-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 23, 1939)
Mr. Kart Prarter is visiting in
the eity. He arrived Saturday
Sept. 9, from Chicago. Illinois and
ho wiN stay here until the week
of Sept. 18. Mr. P-axlcr is a
chauffer and he travel^ all over
tlw United States in this way.
Mi-w Mary H. Wiggins, daugh
ter of Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Wig
gins of 1618 North 24th St. is
leaving Sunday n'ght. Sept. 17th
for St. Agnes Hospital in Raleigh.
North Carolina where ;he will
study Nurses training. Miss Wig
gins who is a graduate of Central
High school, has already complet
ed a year’s study at Omaha uni
versity. She is an active mem
ber of the Altar Guild of St. Phil
lips Church. She also was «
member of the YWCA, starting at
an age when she was too young
to be a girl reserve, but she
could attend the little Saturday
The St. Benedict’s (fills’ baske.
hall team will start practicing
Monday, Sept. 18, in the front
North 24th St.
1807 N. 24th SI
YOU CAN’T TELL THEY ARK
BEPAIRJED— BECAUSE OUR
INVISIBLE HALF SOLING
METHOD “Leaves No .Repair
Look" ON YOUR SHOES. THE
NEW SOLE WITH AN IN
■ HERMAN FRIEDLANDtt
24th Lake St.
part of ihe Omaha Guide building.
They will pract ee on Mondays
and probably Thursdays until
basketball season opens up. All
girls interested in ba«ketball, see
Father Kirk. The girls are prac
ticing volley ball now and they
will want lots of competition a
mong the other pace girls.
Football practice is going on
every evening for the boys. De
f/espon and Ace are coaching ihe
boy: down on the Burdette street
tallfiald. A schedule has not
been drawn up as yet, i»ut there
will be six boys on ihe football
Drs. J. E. Perry, J. Gideon
Brown, and J. P. Perry arrived
Tuesday morning. Sept. 12, and
left Tuesday night. While here,
they attended two meetings.
Dr. J. E. Perry is the founder
of the Wheatley Providence hos
pital. He is also surgeon of the
Atchison, and Santa Fe Railway
and surgeon of the Kansas St.,
and Raliway and surgical director
of Kansas City General Hospi
tal No. 2 and is on the board of
the Lincoln University and the
board of trustee of tho Wheatley
Medical College and is president
of the National Medical Associa
tion. Ho spoke before the commit
tee on Negroe’s public health at
the Central YWCA at 12 noon,
Sept. 12. He also spoke at a din
ner meeting at the northside
YWCA to the Omaha Medical So
ciety and their wives and friends
on public health.
Dr. Brown also spoke at the
same time on the diagnoses and
tho treatment of goiter. Dr. Brown
<s also associated with both hos
pitals in Kansas City.
Dr . J. P. Perry who is the
superintendent of Wheatley I*ro
vidence Hospital, and the surgeon
of Kansas City General Hospital
No. 2 and also director of Fresh
Air Schools in Kansas City, gave
a talk on tuberculosis.
A picture wa. shown on Ne
groes’ Health Week that was
held in 1931 in Kansas City.
What Not Sewing Club—
The What Not Sewing Club
met at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Dunn 2226 Miami St. All
members present. A series of
games were played after which
tho rest of tho evening was spent
in socializing. A very nice menu
was served. They adjourned to
meet next, Tuesday evening with
Miss Elsie Johnson, 3018 Bur
PAINT, GLASS & VARNISH
BRING IN YOUR BROKEN WINDOW AND WE'LL
GLAZE THEM FREE!
WE HAVE A FULL LINE OF CHICKEN & FENCE WIRE
OUR STOVE, FURNACE, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL
SUPPLIES, ROOFING AND GUTTERING ARE COMPLETE.
“Everything At A Low Price”
—WE. 1607— 1822-24 N. 24th St.
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Plain 2 DRESSES
CASH & CARRY
CASH & CARRY
EDHOLM & SHERMAN
2401 North 24th Street j
. LAUNDERERS & DRY CLEANERS
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Pearl Brormjell, Pres.
Richard Turner, Sec’y.
Hattie Dunn, reporter
Mrs. Lulu Bryant of 2408 North
28th Avenue has been in Kansas
City, Missouri for the pa®t three
weeks with her grandmother who
has been very ill, but who is
much better at this time. No def
inite time has been set for her re
Miss Wild a Ohue of 2804 North
25th St., left Saturday, Septem
ber 16, for Lincoln where she will
attend the university of Nebr.
Miss Chue was one of our
youngest June graduates. She is
from Central high school.
Mrs. Paul Moore, who has been
laying at the homo of Mr. and
Mrs. Rueben Mooro of 2202 N.
27th Avenue, left Friday morn
ing Sept. 14 for her home in Oak
Mr. and Ml-s. Ar.hux Justus,
2911 N. 28th St., entertained five
out-of-town vigors and their
hosts with a very lovely dinner on
Tuesday evening. The guest list
included Mr. Street and Mrs. Lea
suro of St. Louis, Missouri, guests
of Rev. and Mrs. G. D. Hancock;
Mr. and Mrs I. C. Burrell of Des
Moines, Iowa, guests of Mr. and
Mrs. A. Bland. Mr. and Mrs. L.
V. Gray, Rev. and Mrs. Hancock.
Mrs. Burton Walkigr, and Mrs.
Adora Bland. Everyone had a
very lovely time.
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Mrs. Elizabeth Bolton Talbort
72, died Sept. 9 at her home, 2527
Charles Street. She was born in
Lexington, Missouri in 1869. Mrs.
Talbert was treasurer of Rebecca
chapter for nine years at Lexing
ton, Missouri. Since coming to
Omaha four years ago, she has
been a member of Princes Ozeal
chapter of the Eastern Star. She
leaves to mourn her loss; husband
Henry, other relatives and a host
of friends. Funeral services were
held Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. ut Plea
snn; Green Baptist -hu^ch. Rev.
H. St. Clair officiated.
Burial at Prospect Hill ceme
tery. Joseph D, Lewis, Mortician
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The Quack Club opened Friday
Sept. 15 with the club song fol
lowed by prayer, by Mrs. H.
Moore. The new president then
said she was very happy to see
such a large attendance. Everyone
is looking forward to a bigger
and better club year.
Committee chairmen were then
elected and the unfinished busi
ness was completed. The roll was
Julia Williams. Pres.
Leolo Jones, Reporter
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Miss Ruth S. Miller entertained
With a red and white kitchen
shower, Thursday, Sept. 21 at
2824 Binney street, honoring the
bride-to-be, Miss Geraldine
Smith. Covers were laid for 16.
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‘Meet ami Eat’ is the motto of
a group of young girls who
meet Saturday night at the homes
of the members. Those in the
group are: Margaret Burley,
Evelyn Buckner, Esther Essies,
Lorraine McWilliams, Louise
Newland, Roybe Maye Edmonson,
ENROLL NOW—Day and
The Very Latest—
“Pin Curl” WAVE
The Same Effect as the Cro
quinole without the heated
STYLED AS DESIRED
Althouse Beauty School
2422 North 22nd Street
Spring Chicken Cheaper
than Bacon 18c lb.
OPEN SUNDAYS AND EACH
10 P. M. WE. 6089
We Give Green Trading Stem pa
Mr. and Mrs. George Holder,
Mr. and Mrs. Jem Powers, and
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Webb of
Topeka, Kanawa were visitors of
Rev. L. A. Story Sunday. They at
tended the morning services at
Cleaves Temple. All were form
er members of Rev. Story’s
church when he pas to red in To
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Don’t fail to see King Solo
mon’s Wedding tonight, (Friday)
at Cleaves Temple. More than 75
persons will participate in the
Mrs. Ruth Hhsbbnrd, wife of
Rev. Gt/brge HulPtird, returned
Friday, Se.pt. 15 from Helena.
Kansas where she was called on
account of illness and death of
her sister, Mrs. Georgia Scott.
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Mr. Samuel, formerly of 2218
Willis Avenue has gone back to
Los Angeles, Calif, after having
spent five months and ten days
visiting his daughter and friends
in Omaha. Mr. Bush said he had
a very pleasant time.
Upon returning to Calif., Mr.
Bush visited Mrs. W. R. Colley
of Lincoln, Nebr.
Ho is now stopping at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Swauce
pat, 977 East 54 St., in Los An
geles. He expects to send for his
daughter, Marie, in a short time.
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Glen Brushwood, formerly of
Omaha but who now resides in
Los Angeles. California, is in
town for a few days shaking
hands with old friends.
Mrs. L. L. McVay of 2868 Corby
street entertained her sister, Mrs.
Helen Emanuel of Denver. Colo.,
with a ltinchcAm at her home,,
Wednesday September 13th. Cov
ers were laid for 16.
Mrs. Florence Myers Hoyle en
tertained her club at her home,
at 3027 Evans.
The honored guest was Mrs. :
Helen Emanuel of Denver, Colo.
Among the o'hor guests were: j
Mr. nnd Mrs. Milton Wilson, Mr. i
and Mrs. Bud Ray, Mr. and Mrs.
McVay, Mr. and Mrs. John Fields,
Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Avant and
Mr. and Mrs. Saybert Hanger.
Mrs. Helen Emanuel, of Denver
Colorado was honored a: a Fish
Fry at Humble Park, Thursday
even ing, September 14th. There
were ten couples there and
everyone had a lovely time.
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The J M F Bridge Club honored
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Brown at
die home of Mr. and Mr?. Saybert
Hanger, Saturday night, Septem
ber 16. Mr. Brown is the new exe
cutive secretary of the Urban
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American Legion Auxiliary, T.
R. Post No. 30 held its regular
meeting Thursday night, Sept. 14
at the Urban League Center. Mrs.
Wiley of 2875 Ohio was appointea
welfare chairman and Mrs. Lola
DeVilla of 2616 Blondo St., was
appointed chairman of the junior
devision, which be formed in a
Report? were made of the trips
taken to the state convention in
lincoln. The following went:
Mrs. Lillian Wright, Pres.; Mrs.
Bessie Preston, secretary; Mrs.
Leatha Bradly, vice president;
and Mrs. DeVilla and Mrs. But
The ladies of the auxiliary pre
sented the president, Mrs. Wright
with a President’s badge. Mrs.
Virginia I.ondkm, the past vi.ce
president, and Mrs. Bessie Pres
ton were presented with auxiliary
They have already received
their assignment for next Christ
mas which is to fix 10 dolls for
the top shop in a hospital.
The next regular meeting will
be held on the 28th of September
at the Urban League.
Is a beautiful dark mother,
Upon whose soft and gentle
The head of a tired world.
—B. F. Gardner
Omah? Well Represented
At Nat’l Beauty
Culturist League In Kan.
The Omaha unit No. 101 of the
Nat’l Beauty Culturista League
was well represented in Kansas
City last week. Those attending
were: Mrs. Viney Walker, of the
Walker Beauty Shop, treasurer,
of the Local who was appointed
state organizer for Ndbr. Mrs.
Alice B... Wilson of the Alice
Beauty Rest, corresponding secre
tary of the local; Mrs. Loovenia
j Jackson, Mr. Homer McCraney,
recording secretary of the local |
teacher and hair designer of the
Althouse Beauty School; Mr. and
Mrs. Goo. W. Althouse. Other
hair dressers attending were:
Mrs. Hattie Johnson, Mrs. Elis'
Turner, Mr*. Mildred Turner,
Mrs. Cleota Parker.
Mrs. Cordelia Green Johnson of
Jersey City, New Jersey, was
elected president of the National.
Mrs. Johnson, who waa treasurer
of the organization, will succeed
Mrs. Marjorie Joyner of Chicago
who was president for two years.
Othsr officers elected were first
vice pres., Mrs. Alice E. Taylor
of Boston; Mrs. Serener B. Davis
recording secretary, Philadelphia;
Mrs. Messie Mercer, financial sec
retary, Washington, D. C.; Mrs.
Minnie D. Hurley, Buffalo, New
York, treasurer; Virgie Waters of
Baltimore, parliamentarian; Miss
Vera Huston, Boston, chairman of
schools, owners and teachers as
sociations; Mrs. Christine Al
thouse of Omaha, chm. of beauty
shop owners association; Mrs. Ef
fie Bushell of New York, Na
tional organizer; Charles Evans
of St. Louis, statistician; Ear!
Ballard of New York, publicity
agent, and Mrs. Pauline Brown
af Des Moines, chairrun .‘A beau
ty shop association.
The 1940 convention will be I
held in Atlantic City, New Jersey. j
Mr. Walter McQuerry of Des
Moines, Iowa, spent the week end
here visiting friends.
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Mrs. J. L. Giles and her little
niece Theresa of 2217 N. 29 Sts.,
have returned home from a 30
clay vacation visiting relatives and
'riencis in Detroit, Flint and Sa
ginan, Mich., and a sight-seeing
trip through Windsor, Canada.
She reports a wonderful time.
Cherokee Temple Drill Team N.
223 will have their Thanksgiving
Service Sept. 24 at Mt. Calvary
Community Church at 25th and
Grant Sts., at 3 p.rr. Rev. Johnson
Mr. Jes' e A. Covington, 48, 4012
Parker, a resident of Omaha for
35 years died September 13 after
a brief illness. He was born in
Atchison, Kansas and came to
Omaha in 1903. Survivors: wife,
Mi*3. Ruth; mother, Mrs. Anna B.
Whkley; two daughters, Frances
and Rachel; son. Jesse A. Jr., and
three cou-.ins. Funeral services
were held Sept. 16 at 2 pan. at
Joseph D. Lewis, mortuary
Friends filled the chapel to ca
pacity to pay their last respects.
Rev. W. S. Metcalf, officiated as
sisted by Rev. F. C. Williams.
Burial at Forest Lawn cemetery.
“NO PLACE LIKE HOME
SWEET HOME"; NO
PLACE LIKE HOME
After spending six weeks of
wonderful sightseeing, pleasure,
and visiting many places of in
terest, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S.
Thomas (Ukelele Joe) returned
home Tuesday morning September
Places visited: Salt Lake City
and its wonderful Salt Air Beach:
Las Vegas, Nevada with its tropi
cal climate; Great Boulder Dam
and Lake Mead, thence on to the
City of Angels, resting at the
home of her home of Mr. ahd Mrs.
B. H. Rogers, 962 Dewey Avenue,
a few days at the great health re
sort Lake EI*i«ore, a lovely moun
tain drive of 100 miles from Los
Angeles. While there had a very
pleasant visit with our old fri
ends Mr. and Mr*. Clarence Must
a ttehir Chicken Ranch of hun
dreds of chickens right in the
mountain*. Next a boat ride (S.
S. AVALON) from Wilmington
to Santa Catalina, with ocean
breezes and sunshine, viewing
! flying fish and big porpoises. Af
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Soups & Sandwiches
2418 N. 24th St.
ter arriving at the Island we tvok
a trip on the Glass Bottom Boat
slowly moving, looking at the
bottom of the ocean and its sub
marine gardens. Returning to the
Island, visited the wonderful bird
park where birds of.every des
cription from all parts of the
world are housed; a trip to the
seal rocks where hundreds of
seals are on view and a drive on
the Skyline and Summit Drive of
ten miles over scenic mountain
roads to the highest point that
can be reached by motor.
On Sunday, August 13th, we
were special guests at the Wom
en’s Breakfast Club with ISO oth
er guests and Blanche Wiley,
University of Southern California
Co-ed presiding. Fully a third of
che breakfast dub were out-of
towners. I rendered a special se
lection on one of my ukeleles
which was well received with
great applause. Visisted the Beth
•1 at 8th and Towns, an indepen
dent church where many Omahans
On August 20th was invited to
the Interna tijbeial Garden Flirty
California Race Relations Society,
Exposition Park, at which all na
tions were represented.
Each have their own part in
program and it was very wonder
Visited Mt. Lowe and from top j
of the mountain we had a won
cel ful view of the ocean and were
a mile high overlooking the City
of Pasadena and other cities
many miles away.
Left Los Ajigeles, Sept. 6th, 1
arriving at Oakland, Sept. 7th and j
a very pleasant visit was spent
meeting lots of old friends. At
tended a party of all Louisianans
giver, by an old boyhood friend
of many years. Was the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cook. Visisted
the Fair on Treasure Island with
its beautiful lighting effects, |
great buildings, Sally Rand and
Rode on both the Oakland and
Golden Gate Bridges. Took a
stroll through the famous Frisco
•'China Town” where we just had
to try some of the real Ta« Lee
Yon Restaurant Chinese specials.
Was served Chow Hung Sen Gai
Min, which was very fine,
bound, leaving Oakland via Sac
Our next move was homeward
ramento, Reno and across the
Great Salt Lake, Ogden, Cheyenne
and back to the little humble
place we caH home, Omaha.
Our cats and dog were so over
joyed to see us they just couldn’t
By Joseph S. Thomas.
Mr. Ned Moore of 2922 Decatur
Street wm tn .ertained a
bii’.hday dinner by his daughters
the Mesdames Ivy Lee Me Caw
and Carrie Wright, 2624 Binney
St. Mr. Moore receive! many use
ful gifts. Covers were laid for
* Poro Club met at the home of
Mrs. Alberta Niehael, 2115 N.
27th St., with Mrs. R. C. Price,
the president in her chair. All
members were present. We were
served a nice repast. We would be
glad that all the poro agents
would meet us the first Monday
in every month. The meeting will
be at 2866 Maple St., next month.
Mrs. Rosetta Walker,
Now If You Have
$500 you can Move
(Continued from page 1)
through the cooperative system.
My scheme has been submitted to
His Excellency, President Edwin
Barclay of Liberia, and has met
with gracious approval. He has
granted an entire township Ion
which wo can build and establish
“We need honest, industrious,
race-loving people. People who
aro interested in nation building.
We need men who feel and can
prove themselves men among men
because of the act that.&his is a
tropical country, and for the good
of all concerned—people from
Southern States and those with a 1
West Indian background will be
ho best fitted for the task of
pioneering at this time. But bear
in mind that tiho government and
tha people of Liberia welcome
every black tran who is cap*bit
of taking care of himself.
"The settlement will be oa antr
of the rivers here, the most con
venien“. route to Monrovia from
any point where there is forest
land. This means eight miles
along the river and eight mile*
back—64 square miles of virgin
land, fcV-b familiy is to bo/ 75
acres, and get 25 acres from She
government, making » total of
100 acres for each family. Tb*.*
land will coot 50 cents per acre,,
and a town lot will not cost more
tha 4 13.
"Although it is tb« pate? of
.tb* government to inquire tfcat
each family settling here h*ve
$1,000 President Barclay baa a~
greed to lower this requirement
to $&00 for each family coming
here under my auspices, interest
ed Americans can get full infor
mation concerning the project
from Liberian Consul General
Walter F. Walker in New York
Ci.y, or they may write me direct
nt the following address: G.
Iler.ry Ricketts, P- O. Box 26,
Monrovia, West Africa.
This plan of Mr. Ricketts has
the approval of the government
of L beria,” said Consul General
Walker here in New York this
week, “who have assured him of ,
fullest cooperation; but t*he gov
ernment wishes to avoid the im
pression that i't is advertising for
2366 N. 24th St. WE. 17U
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withstanding the fact that the
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Mme. C. J. Walker's Glossine,
although more than thirty-live
years on the market, is still the
leader in its field. The reason
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the hair that silky sheen and
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Mme. C. J. Walker's Brown
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Special Bargain Prices
1939 Ambassador Sedan
1937 Plymouth 4 door Sedan $4flt
1933 Plymouth Coupe SI1®
1938 Pontiac delux coach $00#
1938 Ford delux coach $576
1935 Buick four door sedan $36#
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