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GETS NEW DEAL
Hollywood, Calif.—Spence* Wil
liams, right, long connected with
pictures in Hollywood in every
phrase was selected for a feature
part in the picture, “Wrong Way
Street” now being filmed here.
Johnnie Downs, nationally known
star, is shown with Mr. Williams.
“IT PAYS TO LOOK WELL"
MAYO’S BARBER SHOP
Ladies and Children’s Work
2422 LAKE Street
Atlas Coal Co.
THE POOR MAN’S FRIEND
1005 N. 18TH STREET
Large N ut—ton $6-00
H Ton $3-50
500 lbs. $2.00
I can save your sole’
DR. TAYLOR SAYS—
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24th & LAKE ST.
Quality Plus Service
Hot Com Dread or Biscuit*
with Your Orders without
24th St. At Willis Avenue
MONUMENTS & GRAVE
Quality at A Price—None Better
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TWENTIETH & CUMING STS
PHONE AT. 4927
DR. MORDECAI JOHNSON
It might be a relatively easy
matter for one of the belligerent
' nations to "convince us that the
cause which they represent is the
very cause of God", according to
Dr. Mordecai W. Johnson, Presid
ent of Howard University, in ‘COM
MON SENSE NEUTRALITY",
which will be published by Hast
ings House January IB, 1940.
I "They might convince us,” Dr.
Johnson writes, “that their cause
i is a crusade for the liberation of
' mankind, and that it is a sin against
God for us not to put all of our re
sources and our man power at its
The views of one of the leading
Negro educators is among the op
inions of twenty-five prominent A
mericans in various fields of act
ivity on the vital question of keep
ing America out of the war in Eur
ope contained in the book.
KING MAGAZINE AGAIN
RANKS LOUIS AT
TO I* OF FIGHTERS
New York, Jan. 4 (ANP)—
Champion Joe Louis, for the third
time in his six year career, has
been named by the Ring, leading
boxing magazine, as the world’s
No. 1 man in fighting.
Nat Fleischer, publisher, says of
Louis in the February issue: “In
his public relations and in his fine
[ influence on the sport, Ixiuis offers
a higher rating than any other
man in the game.”
Ranked among heavyweights by
the Ring in Group 4 were Albert
Lovell, Argentina and Roscoe Tolen
Detroit, Among light heavies in
Group 3 were Dave Clark, Detroit;
Tiger Jack Fox, Spokane, anil A1
Gainer, New Haven, Conn. Ossie
Stewart, Pittsburgh, headed Group
3 among middleweights. |
Champion Henry Armstrong was
first among welters with Holman
Williams, Chicago, and Pedro
Montanez, Puerto Rico, in Group
2, and Cocoa Kid, New Haven, in
Group 3. Cleveland Jackie Wilson
Los Angeles, and George Crouch,
Los Angeles, were in Group 2,
lightweights, with Pittsburgh Jack
Wilson and Chalky Wright, Los
; Angeles, in Group 2, featherweight
and George Pace, Cleveland, Na
tional Boxing association bantam
weight champion, ranked fifth in
i Group 1 of that division.
PARENTS DON'T HAVE TO GUESS •
I lie respectable host of Nebraska"* licensed beer
•etailers obey the law’s injunction > • mist selling to
persons under 21.
Sometimes, in order to be able to refuse to sell to
minors, proprietors and their employees have to
guess the ages of their patrons.
Parents don’t have to guess ages . . . they know how
old their young people are.
Parents can cooperate with a legal and responsible
Nebraska industry, paying annually more than
$175,000.00 in taxes, by instructing their young peo
ple not to trade on their appearance or conceal
'ska Brewers & Beer Distributors Committee
CHARLES E. SANDALL. Slate Director
.’ J -list National Bank Building Lincoln, Nebr.
A Month Pension
Wanted Club Organizers and
For North and South Omaha
Nebraska Security League
Room 310 Merchants Nat’l Bank Bldg.
13th & Farnam Sts.—Omaha
DR. J. B. MARTIN
of Memphis, Tenn., new president
of the Negro American League
Baseball Association. Dr. Martin
is rated as one of the best business
men in the country. He is the
proprietor of what is reputed to be
the largest drug business in the
south; operator of a thriving un
dertaking business and owner of
half a hundred parcels of Memphis
Dr. Martin who has been the prir.
cipal owner of the Memphis Red
Sox for years, is expected to bring
sorely needed business methods to
Negro baseball affairs. A stickler
for fair play, opposed to rowdyism
and believing that colored baseball
players are the most colorful in the
game, his administration is expect
ed to prove stimulating to better
playing and greater profits in or
JOHN BOLES, the movie star
did “his bit” for the Douglas Coun
ty Infantile Paralysis fund-raising
campaign in Omaha last week. To
gether with County Chairman J. R.
O’Neal, he went to the Hattie FL
Monroe Home for Cripple Childre
and thrilled the tiny victims w** '
songs and tales of Movieland. l..i
tie Darlene Carson, 3, and Lois Its -
zloff, 7, hope you will do vour Dart
by joining in on the local celebra
tion of the President’s birthday
ALL AMERICAN KENNY
Los Angeles— One of Southern
California’s outstanding pigskin
tossers, Kenny Washington, prac
tices on his home grounds, at the
university of California at Los
Angeles. Washington is on the
Varsity squad and is considered a
i double, triple-threat man. Atlas
I photo Service.
OKLAHOMA AGGIES SAYS
DOLLY KING BEST PLAYER
Washington, Jan 4 LANP)—
Basketball highlights: “T^e Okla
homa Aggies saw lots of good bas
ketball plnyers on their Eastern
swing, but voted Dolly King, LIE
i Negro, the best.” So writes Bill
White of the Associated Press in
Slvter Ice & Coal Co.
2412 Lake St. AT. 7225
Credit to All Employed People
NO FINANCE CHARGE!
. ■ * . —.—. - ' —^ i
pinch-hitting for Eddie Brietz, va
cationing. Each game, according to
those who see him in action and
those who play against him says
King gets better and better.
ODKRN ART CLUB GIVE
YULE ANNUAL PARTY
Cne of the loviest parties of the
1 ilitlav season was that given by
Th° Modern Art Club December 27,
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claude
McFail. Eight tables were crowd
ed into the spacious, oblong and
beautifully decorated living room.
A very good time seemed to be in
the minds of everyone present.
Some played whist, bridge, and
Chinese checkers, while others were
seen chattering from table to table.
This club is well known to its many
friends for the series of Supper
Parties it has given in the past
year. The basic of the club is
character, art and hospitality.
After hours of merry making the
house was called to a calm by Mrs.
A. L. Hawkins who also introduced
the President, Mrs. Cozy Nicholson
After expressing her appreciation
, to the members and guests, she
I very graciously introduced Mr. H.
L. Preston to act as Santa Claus,
who in turn introduced the club
members in regular order. Old
Santa with his assistant Mrs. Haw
kins the official present opener,
tok their place by the lovely xmas
tree which was over ladden with
present. Everyone waited with an
xiety while the presents were being
open and presented. Rounds and
rounds of applause followed the op
ening of each present. After view
ing the array of presents your re
Classified Teleohone Directory
It Pays To Look Attractive
2422 N. 22nd St. WE. 0846
1906 N. 24th St. WE. 0998
24th & Lake Sts. WE. 0609
'aint, Gloss and Varnish. We do
(lazing and make window shades
o order. 1822 N. 24th WE. 1607
Laundries & Cleaners
EDHOLM *~S HERMAN
2401 North 24th WE. 0055
EMERSON t AUNDRY
2324 North 24th St. WE 1029
FOR RENT—A four room Apt.
Modern. Call WE. 3030.
porter went groping for words to
explain. After sum|marizing the
whole thing this is what I get. The
technique of the Negro women is
truly superb and these lovely ladies
certainly deserve a place in the
world of modern art. There were
Luncheon cloths, table cloths, guest
towels, bed jackets, tea towels, pil
low cases, pillow tops and hand -
made pocket books, all very beauti
ful. Mrs. L. L. McVay won as first
prize in bridge a set of covers for
ice box dishes. Mrs. Horace Clark
won a celluloid salad service, as
boobie prize. Mrs. Zethro Brooks
won a lovely pair of salt and pepper
shakers as curtesy prize in Chinese
checkers and Mr. F. W. Cloud was
presented a muffin pan for first
prize in whist. Each guest also re
ceived a present from their hostess
I Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
I D. C. Riddle, Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
I Rogers, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Prest
| on, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Meyers, Mr.
and Mrs. Jasper Cole, Mrs. Cozy
Nicholson was accompanied by Mr.
Nicholson also Mrs. Dora Alexand
| er and Mr. Henry Tolan.
Those invited by Mrs. Charles
Harrold were Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Seal and Mr. Harrold, Mrs. Claude
MeFall had as her guest Mrs. Sadie
Bly, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Clark,
and Mr. MeFall, Mrs. L. C. Clark
was accompanied by her daughter
Mrs. Florence Wakefield, Mrs. Vid
a Jowers, invited Mrs. L. L. McVay,
while Mrs. A. L. Hawkins included
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Adams and Dr.
Hawkins. Those invited by Mrs.
It. C. Price were Mrs. Zethro
Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Cloud.
A tasty repast was served.
NOTE:—The club will meet Jan.
15th, Monday, with Mrs. D. C. Rid
dle, 5211 South 25th St. Members
that can’t attend please call MArk
et 3497 not later than Sunday nite.
Mrs. Cozy Nicholson, President,
Mrs. R. C. Price, Reporter.
The Eureka Art Club held its
Xmas party January 3rd at the
home of Mrs. May Jackson, 2219
Ohio St. The party was well at
tended baling the weather. The
Xmas tree was ladden with pres
ents, each guest receiving a pres
ent and the members exchanged
The bean contest was won by
Mrs. Cunningham. The evening
was spent in playing the following
games, sticks, Chinese checkers and
bingo. A delightful luncheon was
served which everyone expressed
having a wonderful time. The next
meeting January 17th with Mrs.
Sarah Walker, 2203 Charles St.
H. Ward, Reporter.
Mr. Edward Shanklin, a Real j
Estate Broker in Omaha for the
past six years, passed away Dee.
28, 1939. He was born in Wash
ington, D. C., January 8th, 1876
and would have been 64 years of
age January 8th, 1940. He is sur
vived by three daughters, two
aunts, Mrs. Helen Davis, of Wash
•Yee Delivery from 8 a. m. to
1 a. m.
BAR & BLUE ROOM
E. McGill, Prop.
2423-25 NORTH 24th St.
WINE. LIQUORS, and
lue Room Open 8 p. m. to 1 a. m
Open for Private Parties from
2 to 7 p. m.
WE SPECIALIZE IN MIXED
DRINKS—In case you don’t
know what to pu* in it—Call
CASEY, JAckson 9411. He has
*ot the works »nd '
ro do with it. He’s North
Omaha’s Famous drink mixer.
MEN! WOMEN! USE YOUR
CREDIT to get all the stylish
new apparel you need. Great
values. Enjoy terms made to
order for you. People? Stone,
109 S. 16th St.
WANT DAY WORK WE. 0337.
FOR RENT—Love’s Kitchenette
Apa-tments, 2616-18 Patrick, or
2613 Gian* St. Call WE. 6653 or
2 two room apts. for rent. Price
reasonable 2766 Grant.
2 Room Apt. Web. 2365.
Apt. for Rent. AT 9460.
Front room use of Kitchen. $15.00
per month. WE. 5076.
2 and 3 room apts. $3.50 and $5.
furnished, desirable neighborhood
Utilities paid, JA. 0986.
Furnished Apt or rooms WE. 0718
ington, D. C., and Mrs. Mabel Lewis
of Chicago, Illinois and Miss Eva
Shanklin of Omaha and 2 aunts at
Washington. Burial will be Jan.
6th, 1940 at 2 o’clock at Myers Fun
GRAND BASILEUS OF ZETA
PHI BETA SORORITY
Soror Nellie B. Rogers of In
dianapolis, Ind., who is presiding
at the 1939 Boule in Baltimore,
Maryland welcomed Sorors from
j all over the country. (ANP)
Recently Dr. Midian O. Bousfield,
Julius Rosenwald Fund health of
ficial, was named to the Chicago
school board, first Negro ever so
honored. Above photo shows Di
House for Rent. Call WE. 5574.
Apt & room for rent At. 9460.
A room and Apt. for rent. We.
3 & 2 room Apt. At. 9460.
Modern Kitchenette Apt. for rent.
Hot & cold running: water. We.
We Aid the Poor with Your
Waste Materials. Throw Noth
ing Away. We Need Clothing,
Papers, Furniture. Anything.
209 North 13th
Front Room, modern WE. 1024.
A-B BUFFET, 1616 N. 24th~St7
at Popular Prices
Courteous Service at all Times
Furnished rooms, 2514 Erskine St.
Unfurnished Room $5.00 per mo.,
2426 Burdette St., HA. 2587.
Bousfield receiving the congratula
tions of City Clerk Ludwig Schrie
ber following induction ceremonies
at the Chicago city hall.
I DO YOU WANT J
Stop Worryln*! Do Too Need • New Startl I
Write Me Toler. Infonneflon Free. •
M. WILLIAMS, DEPT.
JOURNAL SQUARE STA. l
JEPSEV riTY. N. J I
Store Hours* 9:30 A. M. to 5:30 f. M. Telephone AT 71.i
Exceptional Savings You Won't Want to Miss!
Originally 10.05 to 14.05
Sport coats and untrimmed dress coats.
Sizes 12 to 50. All greatly reduced to
Originally 10.05 and 10.05
Coats trimmed with wolf, caracul, kidskin,,
marten anil French Beaver-Dyed Coney.
Sizes 12 to 52. ...
What a joy to get relief from a cough due to
a cold. Get it with Smith Bros. Cough Drops.
Black or Menthol, 5tf. Both taste delicious.
Smith Bros. Cough Drops are the
only drops containing VITAMIN A
Vitamin A (Carotene) raises the resistance of
mucous membranes of nose and throat to •
I cold infections, when lack of resist- )
f ance is due to Vitamin A deficiency. ([
When Kidney Trouble Causes You
to Get lip Nights
When Bladder is Irritated
When Passage is Difficult
When Backache Results
FLUSH POISONOUS WASTE
AND ACID FROM KIDNEYS
GAIN IN HEALTH
If you aren’t feeling just right
—are nervous—have dizzy spells,
and occasional backache—study
your kidneys and learn more about
Through the delicate filters of j
the kidneys, acid and poisonous
waste are drawn from the blood
and discharged from the body thru
the bladder—sometimes these fil
ters are less active than they j
should be because of excess poison
ous waste and kidneys do not func
tion properly—they need harmless
One reliable medicine, highly ef
ficient and inexpensive is GOLD
Medal Haarlem Oil Capsules. This
grand medicine has been helping
people for 50 years —to relieve
their aches and pains by helping
conditions caused or aggravated by
excess uric acid or other circulating
poisons such as neuritis, neuralgia,
lumbago and rheumatism.
So, if you have such symptoms
of kidney trouble as backache, ner
vousness, getting up two or three
times during the night—scanty
burning or smarting passage—leg
cramps, moist palms or puffy eyes
—get a 35 cent package of this
grand and harmless diuretic at any
modern drugstore—it starts the
first day on its errand of helpful
Don’t be an EASY MARK and
accept a substitute—Ask for Gold
Medal Haarlem Oil Capsules—
Right from Haarlem in Holland.
GET GOLD MEDAL—the original
—the genuine. Look for the Gold
Medal on the box—35 cents.
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