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A BOND OF UNITY.—The handclasp of sincerity and partnership
is used by artist John C. Atherton, of Bridgefield, Conn., to depict the
close cooperation of the American people and their Government in
financing the Defense Program through the sale of Defense Savings
Bonds and Stamps. This poster was awarded first prize at the
Museum of Modern Art exhibit in New York out of a large number of
submitted drawings, and is being used on posters by business firms
' in advertising, and in numerous other forms to promote the sale of
r Defense Bonds and Stamps.
The Triangle Club met Tuesday
Dee. 30, 1941 at the home of Sis
Jack 2415 North 24th Street, 'the
President and member of the club
wish to thank everyone who help
ed us to put up the front wall of
our church which is finished now.
And also the president and mem
bers wish to thank Sis Craig’ and
Sis Jack for the use of their home
for Club nights and all socials.
Sister W. William, President,
Sister Floreni Thompson, Rept.
OMAHAN ON SICK LIST IN
Mr. Harvey Bridges who has
been ill for sometime was reported
by his mother to be very much irn
proved. He is lonesome for his O
maha friends. He would apprec
iate a line from his Omaha ac
quaintances. He is living at 4171
and 1-2 Ascots Ave., Los Angeies,
OLD TIMER PASSES
Mr. John Norman who resided
at 2220 Willis Ave., and has li ve .1
in Omaha for forty years or more
died Sunday morning at 10:50 a.
m. Funeral services were held at
Zion Baptist Church Tuesday at 2
p. m. Burial at Forest Lawn Cem
etery. He was a retired govern
Mrs. F. B. Clay and daughter of
St. Louis, Mo., are spending the
holidays with her parents Mr. and
Mrs. L. V. Gray 2236 Willis Ave.
Rev. F. B, Clay is pastor of Ash
bury Methodist Church 4416 SI.
Ferdinand Ave., St. Louis, Mo.
Welcome to our city.
Mrs. Alice Phillips and Mis.
Merlene White of Kansas City,
Mo., spent Christmas and the ween
end with their mother Mrs. Lena
Patterson and the feature of the*'
visit was a beautiful Christmas
dinner served by their sister Mrs.
Harold Carr on Christmas day as
sisted by Mrs. Calhoun of Council
Bluffs and Mr. and Mrs. Adam
Lee and Mr. Glover Scott to a
party of 20 who enjoyed their3ei
LINCOLNITES SPEND WEEK
END IN OMAHA
The following Lincolnites spent,
the week end in Omaha and part
of them attended the St. John's
Day Celebration at the Masonic
Hall Saturday evening.
Misses Ruth Patrick, Rosea
Robinson, Mrs. Cora Thomas,
Messers Francis Thomas, Lonnie
Thomas, George B. Evans, Mr.
and Mrs. William Woods, Mr. and
Mrs. Millard Woods, Mr. and Mrs.
Delmar Woods, Mr. and Mrs. John
Mr. Lawemce Hickman promis
ing young business man of Minn
eapolis, Minn., spent the holidays
in Omaha visiting his sister acd
husband, Mr. and Mrs. J. Drake,
1431 North 24th Street. Mr. Hick
man is a former Nebraska boy,
having attended school here.
Mr. Robert S. Henderson, broth
er of Miss Wilson, past away at
the hospital Dec. 26, 1941. His
body is being shipped to Newport,
Arkansas accompanied by his sis
ter Miss Wilson and his neice Mrs.
Neomi Byron and hephew, Mr. C.
Mrs. J. Graham 2424 Erskine,
left for Ocean Spring, Miss, two
weeks ago. Her stay is indefin
Miss Joy Jordan and Mr. James
Seay were joined in holy matri
mony Sunday evening, Dec. 23, at
seven o’clock at the home of the
Mr. William M. Smith age 43,
2530 Erskine Street, died sudden
ly Sunday afternoon Dec. 21 of a
I heart attack. Mr. Smith had been
a resident of Omaha for seven
I years and had been employed at a
| local packing company as a hog
butcher. He was a member of
the CIO union local number 8 Fun
eral services were held Wednes
day from Thomas Funeral Home
with Rev. A. J. Thomas officiat
ing. The body was sent to Graves
Funeral Home St. Joseph, Mo., for
mer home of the deceased for fur
ther services and burial Friday
at Wathena, Kansas.
FIRST AID COURSE
Mrs. Estelle Gray 2110 Lake St.,
Apt. 36, has completed the stand
ard course of instruction in First
Aid to the injured at the Douglas
County Chapter. She was the on
ly colored in the class at the Lake
school, who finished the course.
2022 Lake St. WE. 2022
NORTH 24th st
1807 N. 24th St. WE. 4240
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ENTERTAINS AT HOLIDAY j
A very pretty holiday luncheon
was given at 2 o’clock Friday af
ternoon Dec. 26th with Mrs. Hir
am R. Greenfield as hostess at her
home 1005 North 49th Avenue.
The sixsome were the following
ladies who enjoyed the informal
affair. They were Mrs. A. 1..
Hawkins, Mrs. Herbert Wiggins,
Mrs. D. W. Gooden, Mrs. C. B.
Frederick, Mrs. Kate Wilson and
Mrs. Cora Alexander Bass.
A most enjoyable afternoon was
spent. The guest received an A
merican rose from the hostess as
they departed and they were greet
ed out of doors by the beautifully
electrically lighted living Christ
mas tree on the front lawn of the
Greenfield’s lovely home. The 8
foot growing Colorado spruce,
trimmed in a beautiful blanket of
snow, shone brilliantly in the night
and gave to the departing guest
that cheery feeling of holiday spir
it, as they went to their aut03.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Phillips
of 2874 Corby St., left Dec. 24 tor
Denver, Colorado to visit their
son John Phillips and also tneir
other son Warren of Lincoln uni
versity of Jefferson City, Mo. is
here visiting his parents in Omaha
Mrs. John Evans of 2014 North
25th St., will spend the holidays in
Chicago with her sister Mrs. Al
ice Marshall and her neice Miss
Mary Marshall. The Guide wish
es her a very pleasant trip.
Wedding Bells Ring
Wedding bells rang for Mr. W
J. Scott, 3210 Emmett and Miss
Lilly Hall who were united in mar
riage Dec. 24, 1941.
The last meeting was held at
the home of our president Doris
Pittman. We discussed having a
Valentine party in February. Wo
then planned our program for the
month of January. On Saturday
January 3, we will have our soc
ial meeting at the home of Jeanne
Rudd. The meeting was adjourn
ed at 4:30 p. m. and refreshmenls
were served. Doris Pittman, Pres
j ident, Beverly Stams, Reporter.
Rev. Mr. Williams Torrence of
LaGrande, Oregon and Mrs. Ethel
Crawford of Forrester, Arkansas,
were quietly married in the home
of Mrs. Sarah Stamjps, 2430 Grant
Street, last Friday, Dec. 26, Mrs.
Crawford is the sister of Mrs.
Stamps. The Torrence-Crawfor 1
romance is a very unique and un
usual one, since their first forme 1
meeting was on their wedding day.
Rev. Torrence is the pastor cf
Boyd Memorial in LaGrande.
Mrs. Crawford Torrence is very
outstanding in the CME. Church
circles throughout the West Ark
ansas Conference, where she has
done outstanding work in Music,
directing plays, pageants and
Only relatives and close friends
were present for the marriage.
Both have previously been marr
ied, and Mr. Torrence is the fath
er of three children, a daughter,
Miss Elian Torrence, who is a tea
cher in Bennett College, in GreeiiS
boro, N. C., and two sons who are
now in school.
The Torrences will make their
home in LaGrande, Oregon.
Mrs. Ethel Crawford has been
visiting with her sister, Mrs. Sar
ah Stamps for several weeks. She
has been the recipient of many
social affairs. Mrs. Crawford's
home has been in Forrester, Ark
FIRST CHURCH OF DELIVER
ANCE, 2621 Blondo Street
The First Church of Deliver
ance held their Bazaar at the
Church Wednesday, December 24,
at 8 o’clock p. m. Many attend
ed this affair several were present
ed with door prizes. The winning
ticket for first prize the 1942 gas
range was Number 148 and Num
ber 956 was the winner ticket lor
the second prize, the hand made
quilt. The third prize a 10 lb.
turkey was won by Miss Joseph
ine Henry 2411 Blondo St. Num
ber 30. All ticket purchasers
check your stubs and if you hold
the winning tickets No. 148 or 956
call the First Church of Deliver
ance AT. 7225 and your prize will
be delivered immediately.
Some ticket purchares failed to
write names on tickets and the
only way to be given justice or
justify is to check your ticket
Rev. Alfred J. Thomas, Pastor
CHURCH OF THE LIVING GOD
2316 North 25th Street
Rev. S. K. Nichols, Pastor
Ann Oliver, Reporter.
Sunday school.9:30 a.'T>.
Moraing worship .11 a m.
Bible Band..6 p.m.
Evening service.7:30 p.m.
Wednesday night service. .7:30 pm
Services throughout the day
were inspirational and full of the
spirit. The Pastor’s subject for
by JOHN REED
648 South 20th St. Phone 5-7859
Miss, Rosa Robinson, a teacher
at Booker T. Washington High
School, at Memphis, Term, is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Wood.;
Miss Robinson is also a member
of the Delta Sigma Theta.
Rev. and Sister Burckhardt re
ceived their annual Christmas gift
in a dinner that is annually
brought to them. Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Jones of Omaha, who came
under Rev. Burckhardt’s ministry
while pastoring in Omaha. The
dinner comprised a big goose all
cooked and ready to serve, also
mince and pumpkin pies with de
lightful fruit cakes. In company
with Mr. and Mrs. Jones was Miss
Pearl Dunn an accomplished typ
ist out of Pineywoods College in
Miss. Her home being in Chorls,
La. In short they had a lovely
day, in which they give God a’l
Mr. Eugene Turner of Shelden,
Iowa is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Dean 1018 Rose St., during the
Mrs. America Marshall spent rhe
holiday in Norborne. While Miss
Eloise Gamble was visiting in Hi
awatha, Kansas and Miss Dorothy
Harris is spending the holidays at
her home Atchinson, Kansas.
Rev. McDonald of Waterloo, la.,
brought the morning and evening
services to Mt. Zion Church Sun
day Dec. 28.
The Charity Club gave a pioneer
party Sunday Dec. 28 at Quinn
Chapel Church. The program con
sisted of group singing led by Miss
Esther Parker, solos were sang by
Miss Canie Brown, Mrs. Ida Todd,
and Mrs. Colter of Kansas City,
Mrs. Maude Johnson, Pres., Mrs.
B. Bell, Sec., and Mistress of Cere
monies with Rev. T. T, McWilliams
Sr. guest speaker, some 36 guests
The DeLisa Debs girls went
Caroling Tuesday evening, half
hour was spent at the Carvar
Nursing Home singing caroles and
hymns to the old folks, after whicn
gifts were exchanged and Vefresh
The Delta Sigma Theta celebrat
ed Christmas at the home of Mrs.
Cooke, each Delta member invit
ed a member of the Alpha and
gifts were exchanged.
The Boy Scouts troop 60 is now
working under a mobilization plan
This plan is to call the troop *o
Sunday morning will be “The Lori
Shall Fight for You and Ye Shall
Hold Your Peace.”
Sunday night prayer will change
Notice: We ate now holding
our services at 2426 Erskine St.,
until further notice.
ST. JOHN’S AME. CHURCH
22nd and Willis Sts.,
Rev. E. F. Ridley, Pastor
Classes in “What a Churchman
Ought to Know”, began at St.
John’s AME. Church last Tuesday
night and will continue about 5
or 10 weeks. The classes will be
concerning the following subjects:
The History of the Church; The
Articles of Religion of the Church;
The Polity of the Church; The
Organization of the Church and its
Teachings and our Obligation to
the Church etc. Rev. E. F. Ridley
will teach these classes.
The Church interest has grown
continuously under the present
administration and new interest
has been revived.
The Choir rendered a beautiful
Contata on Christmas eve night.
Last Sunday night they held
their last monthly All Request
Program of this season. Their
rendition of Handel’s Hallelujah
Chorus was an inspiration to all
who heard it.
The Christmas Program given
by the Sunday school, Christman
Eve., night, under the direction of
Mrs. Mary Edmondson was a hugn
success. - |
The Sunshine Charity Club sr°'
sored their Annual Christmas D’n
ner for the elderly people of St
John’s AME. Church, Wednesila'
December 31st, at the church. A
good time was had by all.
Night Services will be discon
tinued for the winter due to the
fact that the Church will go into
the Union Service as it has done
for the past several years.
gethcr to help cut in any national
The Quinn Chapel Usher boa: 1
will hold a tea Thursday Janiuv y j
1, 1942, at the home of Mr. an*.
Mrs. VVm. Perkins, 4 to 7. Mi ■<
Pansy Beard, Pres.
The Charity Club held a danc
Friday Dec, 26. at the Crystal
Ballroom, the funds went for Char
itable purposes. Mrs. Elizabeth
Rev. L. S. Goolsby, Pastor oi
Quinn Chapel Church, went to vis
it and bring his family back to
New Years, they live in Pueblo,
Mrs. Eva Edwards of St. Louis
Mo., daughter of Mrs. Bora Hub
bard 1940 Vine, spent the holiday?
Mr. Wendell Thomas, Omah:
Mortician and daughter, Shirley,
drove down to Lincoln last Satur-.
day, to visit with his mother, ai d
Miss Romona Banks anji Mrs.
Spicer, mother of Evangelist Belva
Spicer are on the sick list, we hope
they have a speedy recovery. Mr.
Jim Dean and Mrs. Susie A. Don\
el are able to be out.
Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood enter
tained Mr. and Mrs. W. M Young
at 2235 Grant St., and Mr. and
Mrs. C. B. Mayo at 2801 North
24th St. Sunday December 28th,
1941. Mrs. Sherwood served h-;r
guest with a turkey dinner. Hr.
and Mrs. Young and Mr. and Mrs
Mayo enjoyed themselves very
Mr. J. C. Carey 2636 Binney St.
was reported by his wife to be im
THREE NEGRO SOLDIERS
HURT IN HOLIDAY AUTOTOLL
New York (C).. Three Negro
soldiers were seriously injured a
bout 1 a. m. Christmas eve when
their auto collided with another at
Grand Avenue, and 149th street,
the Bronx. They were Arhu"
Browdy of Lynn, Mass; Nelson
Richardson of Columbia, S. C.:
Ralph Jewell, of South Wegmout.h
They were on their way to spend
the holidays in New York.
NAACP STAFF TO REPORT ON
YEAR’S WORK ON JAN. 5th
New York..Open to all mem
bers of the National Association
for the Advancement of Colored
People, the thirty second annual
meeting of the Association will be
held Monday, January 5, at the
national office, 69th Fifth avenue,
New York City. The meeting will
begin promptly at 2 o’clock in the
afternoon and all members are
cordially invited to attend.
Reports on the work of the var
ious deparments of he NAACP
will be made and there will be an
election of new members to the na
tional board of Directors.
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TWO CORN CHAMPIONS MEET
Pixpage—Evan Sanderson (left
of Flora Indiana, 1941 champion
in the 4th national D#Kaib hybrid
[corn growing contest, . and Mrs
| Lillian Barger, Rochester, Indiana
[woman champion, compare troph
ies awarded them for raising big
yields of hybrid corn. Sanderson
scored 137.03 bushels per acre, Mrs
Barger, 130.14 bushels. This na
tional wide competition is spon
sored by the DeKalb Agricultur
DISCUSS ANTI-STRIKE LEGISLATION
Washington, D. C.—Pixpage —
Senator Tom Connally of Texas,
(left), chairman of the Senate Ju
diciary sub committee, which start
ed hearings on his anti-strike leg
islation here, is shown with the
first two witnesses to appear.
They are under secretary of the
navy, James V. Forrestal (center)
who didn’t get a chance to testi
fy, and assistant Secretary of
war Robert P. Patterson, first to
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MILLIONTH PUREBRED GUERNSEY _
Glimax, iNew YorK, Kixpage —i
Frank Kummer (center) a New
York dirt farmer, has just had the
honor of registering the millionth
purebred Guernsey and is shown
receiving this famous registration
ceretificate from J. Edward Cun
ningham, superintendent of Herd
register for the American Guern
sey Cattle Club, Peterborough, N.
H. Richard Bauer (left) has just
purchased this young calf, Mead
ow Brook Monitor Million, as a
future herd sire. About 12,000
animals have been imported from
Guernsey Island by breeder's in
this country and from this small
foundation a million Guernsey's
have been raised.
START COURT ACTION FOR I
EQUAL TEACHERS PAY
Richmond, Va.. .Richmond anal
Newport News, Va., school board' 1
in spite of their consistent effort?
to evade equal-zing colored an'1
white teachers’ salaries, will be
brought into court to compel them
to give equal pay, Thurgood Mar
shall, specia counsel for the NA
ACP declared this week. Suit
was filed in the U. S. Federal
Court in Richmond,' Wednesday,
December 24, A petition has al
ready been filed in Newport News
with the school board.
School boards have refused to
equalize salaries, and teachers in
both places have been negotiating
with officials for more than a year
After several conferences be
King Yuen Cafe
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American £ Chinese Dishes
205 West 135th Street
New York City
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All rooms outside exposure
nates: $1.50, $2.00 and $2.50 up
PHone; AU 3-7730
Frank G- Lightner, Mgr
tween members of the school board
of Richmond, Negro teachers and
their lawyers, the board has re
fused to equalize salaries over a
shorter period than 12 years. All
.efforts to settle the case have
been rejected. Result is the re
cntly filed suit there.
In Newport News, unless favor
able action is taken within the
next week, the NAACP said, a
case will be filed there to compel
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