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Fashions BY LE CLA,tE
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Your daughter will certainly have a difficult time this season
choosing her plaids. From the tiny checks to the rich-colored clan
plaids there is a wonderful selection in the shops this season to allow
anyone to build a complete wardrobe around them. Simply add a sol.
id color dress to a plaid coat, a ^hiite blouse to a jumper and so many
changes can be added to a young maid’s wardrobe.
The plaid reversible pictured albove has a matching hood and is
lined throughout with gaberdine. It has a slide fastener fly front
closing so much in, demand. The model with the jumper on is a
smart gingham, so capable of outlasting many clean blouses.
For the tiny tots these cunning little ginghams are sturdy and,
above all, very tubbable. The one with the bolero has a pleated skirt
and an adorable pair of suspenders. Some of them now have a mat
ching school bag, so dear to the heart of the first beginner.
One of our first considerations when dressing up is a new
hat. Of course it must be black velvet.
On the upper left si a stunning creation called a pompa
dour hat. The brim is stiffened, framing the face and ties dp- (
murely under the chin with a wisp of veiling. I
Alor»T) side of it is a new draped crown with a visor which
you wear tipped forward over one eye. This hat needs no trim
ming but a self material bow at the side-back and being in itself
very plain would allow for a quite fancy afternoon frock and lots
of costume jewelry.
If one is on the small, petit side( th|s new version of the
turban, lower left, will add height and plenty of dash. It can be
vftorn well back of the head or if one wears an upswing hair-do
this turban is equally fetching.
Last but not least is the off the face model sketched at
the lower right. This style will be well worn this fall and the
quill and pompom at the front can be had to match one’s full
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♦♦ I. C. C. «. for N. S.
YOU CAN SAVE $1 AND UP
PER TON AT THE AMERICAN
The American Coal Company
has been in business in our sec
tion of Omaha for over 30 years
under the management of Mr. Jac
ob Hahn. “Jake”, as you who
have dealt with him call him, has
been fair an square in his business
dealings with the people of our
race. He has tried in every way
possible to patronize the Colored
The yard is located at 17th and
Izard and you can save $1 and up
per ton by getting your coal th <e.
No matter What amount you may
buy, this saving i8 passed on to
you. You will find that your bus
iness will be appreciated without
doubt. If you cannot go to the
yard call ATlantic 3670 and any
order of BOO pounds or more will
be delivered promptly and court
Mr. Hahn always employs at his
yard and in his business, several
Colored people and would certain
ly appreciate your patronage
whether it be large or small.
WELCOME CIRCLE MEET—
The Welcome Circle of Zion Bap
tist Church met Thursday, Dec
ember 12th in the home of Mrs.
Carrie Gordon, 2806 Binney Street
and the following officers were e
lected for 1941-1942.
President Mrs. Dora Alexand
er; Vice Pres., Mrs. Florence
Branch; Sec. Mrs. Marie Majoi
Moss; Asst. Sec’y Mrs- Thelma
Clark; Treas., Mrs. Alivia K'l't'.ey
Chairman of Sick Committee. Mrs.
Ida Artisan; Chaplain( Mrs. Car
rie Gordon. A tempting lun.'heor.
was served by Mrs. Gordon.
Mr. H. Moore formerly of this
city but now of Los Angeles, visit
ed briefly in the city while here
on official railroad business. He
visited briefly with Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Barnett and Mr. and Mrs.
Bert Tate. v
REV. GARNETT SPEAKS—
Rev. Willianf Garnett of New
York City, N. Y. just dropped in
Omaha for a few days and spoke
briefly on the subject “Who is to
blame for the suffering of the Col
ored people. He said as he spoke
before the Low Wage Organizat
ion, that the failure lies in the min
isters of today. If the ministers
alliance would cooperate together
they could open up the biggest
grocery store on 24th street and
sell as low as the other fellow.
Just $25 from each chur?h in
shares would do the job. Just
think of it—10c a person would
epen up a big store here if the
ministers alliance could teach the
people to get! together in unity.
The Low Wage and Unemploy
ment Workers take up all differ
ent kind of cases. The Colored
people should support this organi
zation. Meeting every Tuesday
6 to 8 p .m. during the cold wea
ther instead of Monday.
Here is one of our cases which
we have on hand:—
Dec. 16th, 1940
Case: Mr. Jesse White,
2808 North 26th Street,
Identif action 696f74( Social
To Miss McDirmid:
Dear Madam: I hereby notify
you that this said party is in dire
need for coal and rent, although he
works out of the county assistance
office two days a week and receiv
es in stamps $24.00 a month.
Therefore it handicaps him from
doing odd jobs. He has a family
of four, for whom he is entitled to
$38.15 cash money without the
stamps. In other words this man
should be working on the WPA.
The Low Wage and Unemployed
Workers have already investigated
this case. First emergency need
ed is coal. Please look into this
matter at once.
very respectfully yours,
Virgil Bailey, Pres., Grant Par
ker Sec-, Rev. A. Thomas, and the
Rev. Wm. Barnett co-workers.
Virgil Bailey the President of
the Low Wage and Unemployed
T/orkeijg Organization was born
beside the 10th street viaduct on
the second floor of a three story
building. The Colored settlement
was located between 13th and Cass
toward the southeast to the Un
ion depot and etc. You could
count the population of Colored
people living out north here on
your fingers. He has a sister
Eva Elam of 27th and Binney St.
and a daughter Vernice Bailey of
21st and Groce St. In 1934 He
was elected delegate for the Un_
employed Council at 24th and
Parker St. In 1936 he was spoke
man for the Workers Alliance and
took two years of training under
the Miss Loretta Busch of 5219 S.
29th St. The Low! Wage and Un
employed Workers were organized
in 1&38. Devoted to civic, comm
ercial and industrial problems that
effect the people. The Low Wage
and Unemployed Workers, put
some of the blame for the suffer
ing of the Colored People on some
of the settlers from the south who
think that they can do anything
they please reports Bailey.
The students are planning an
Xmas party at the beauty school.
They will exchange gifts as usual.
Why a certain gentleman goes
to a lunch room and plays that
very popular song hit “So Long”
Could it be that he has refused to
be “Shorty” to one of the student9
Why Lula’s Boy friend gets a
manicure from another student in
stead of from her.
W'hy Alberta’s friend gave her
a cook book. (Such a lovely one
at that1 I «uess he got tired of
having to take baking soda after
each meal. He eats at her home.
Wlhy the teacher looks so sad at
times of late. Is it because her
friends keep talking of taking
that trip to Des Moines. I sup
pose she will be lonesome while
he is away.
This is your Cub Reporter sign
ing off, and W'ishing All Our Pa
trons andF riends A Merry
Christmas and a Very Happy New
CONFINED TO BED
Mrs. Marie Lecoq ,2117 Ohio St.
is confined to her bed with a very
bad cold. Mrs. Lecoq is the moth
er of Mr Ri chard Lecoq of Ohio
THOMAS ^ STAMPS, PASSES
Thomas S. tamps, age 34 years,
died at a local hospital Friday, Dec
13, 1940. Mr. Stamps lived with
his family at their home, 2609 De
catur until he was confined in the
hospital. He came to Omahry in
1926, when he later met and mar.
ried Miss Gladys Mitchell. The
couple have no children. Mr.
Stamps was very popular among
the younger set and will be long
remembered among his many
friends. He is survived by his
widow, Mrs. Gladys M. Stamps, a
mother and father, Mrs. Sarah
and W- Oscar, a brother, Vernon,
a sister, Mrs. Lucy Mae S. Britt,
a nephew, three nieces, 4 aunts, 2
uncles and a number of other rel
atives and friends. Myers Fun
eral Home was in charge. Funer
al service8 were held at St. John’s
AME. Church, Tuesday, Dec. 17th.
C. J. Reed, pharmacist and own
er of the Reed Drug Store at 21th
and Seward Streets is steadily im
proving. Mr. Reed was formerly
at 24th and Lake Street.
MRS. ARGIE MAYBERRY DIES
AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS
Mrs. Argie Mayberry, age 38,
resident of Omaha 5 years( died
Wednesday morning, December 18,
at a local hospital after a brief
illness. Mrs. Mayberry was sec
retary of the State Federation of
Colored Women’s Clubs, The Hap
py Thought club, an auxiliary of
the St. Johns AME. Church of
which she was a member and she
was also a sponsor of the Girls
Reserves of the North Side YWC
She is survived by her husband
Herbert Mayberry, of Omaha, fa
ther Will Logan, three sisters
Miss Blanche Ligan; Mrs. Mildred
Woods, Miss Thelma Logan all of
Frankfort, Kansas., two brothers,
John Logan, Omaha, Albert Logan
Sioux City, Iowa and grandmother
Mrs. Sally Hocker of Frankfort,
The body laid in state at Thom
as Mortuary until Friday after,
noon and was taken to Frankfort
Kansas Friday evening for funer
al services and burial at Frankforl
with FRANK T. WARD
(for Calvin News Service)
NEW YORK (C) The biggest
thing to hit Ne\tf York last week
of significance to Bronze Amcn
ca was the great work performed
by Rex Ingram as Djinni( the giant
in "The Thief of Bagdad” —And
just for the records, may we men
tion here—now—that Ingram had
to be good in order to get the
part—For you know how often
Hollywood, as well as England,
"darkens up” minor wihite actors
to play such parts—"The Thief of
Bagdad”, produced in England by
Alexander Korda, is at Radio City
! Music Hall It stars Conrad Veidt,
Sabu, wfio reached fame in ‘‘Ele
phant Boy”, and June Duprez.
Bill Robinson’s testimonial dinner
took place as scheduled and was
all that was expected—Bill's com.
edy, “All in Fun”, which has been
trying out in Boston and doing
prefy good, will greet New York
first nighterg Dec. 20 at the Maj
estic Theatre instead of the 23rd
as oirginally planned—Phil Baker
who walked out of the cast because
of material trouble, will probably
bo in again at curtain time—‘‘Big
White Fog” did a “Black-out”
Dec. 14—Total performances was
04—Willie (Mayor of Harlem) Br
yant comedian and emcee, moved
into the Downtowin Cafe Society
Tuesday—<as did Sister\ Tharpe —
Jimmie Luneford and crew are
headlining at the Loew’s State,
(Broadway1. The house is jump
Robert Malone ig seeking vocal
talent for his Negro Chord and
Opera tgroup which he is reorgai.
izing at his studio in Carnegie
Hall—'Registrants will be given
Ascording tjests free and those
with unusual talent will be given
solo places—Raymond Gram
Swing, famous news correspond
ent and radio commentator, spoke
on the subject, "The Choice of
Freedom” at the Third John Hope
Lecture Dec. 12 at Spleman Col
lege under the auspices of Atlan
ta university—The John Hope
Lecture Series was established in
1938 at Atlanta University in
memory of President John Hope,
who gave thirty-two years of his
life to the upbuilding of Neuo
youth in Atlanta—Duke Ellington
and band took over the Apollo
stage show for the week ending
December 19- .
The Maxine Sullivan and John
Kirby marriage is on the ice—1 he
American Society of Composers,
Authors ami Publishers (ASCAP)
lost plenty of ground last week in
its battle with the broadcasting
companies—One of its leading
publisher members ,Edward B.
Marks Music Corporation went
over to the other side taking a
catalogue of more than 16,000 copy
lighted songs to Broadcast Music
Inc. (BMI), radio’s own music
supply—The Colored Orphan Asy
lum and Association for the Bene
fit of Colored Children had its
104th annual meeting at the Fos
ter Home Office last Tuesday —
The theme: Better care for Negro
RACE HATRED AS SABOTAGE
Atlantic City, (C) The charge
that agents of foreign countries
are trying to stir up racial feeling
in the U- S. in order to cripple de
fense plans and damage National
morale was made before the Fed
eral Council of Churches of Amer
ica, last- Tuesday, by Dr. George
E. Haynes of New York, Dr. Hay.
nes, Executive Secretary of the
race relations department of the
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other peoples makes a fertile field
for such attacks.” He urged re
moval of racial barriers effecting
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tinuesits career on a new assignment.
The Silver Streak Zephyr is big
ger, roomier, more powerful and
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J. W. Sharpe, Gen'/ Agt. W. W. Craft, City Ticket Agt.
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