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Long school PTA held its month
ly meeting February 19th which
was opened by the singing of Am
erica and saluting the flag. Tha
business session was short. M^s.
Campbell membership chairman,
announced 75 members. A p’ay
by the mothers and an exhibit by
the girls scouts was announced
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for next month. Miss Hail from
Mr. Coming’s office explained in
detail about the 2 mills levy. Rev.
Ridley of St. John AME. Church
gave a very short in formative
talk on Negro history. Mrs. lone
Hanger gave a reading “The Cre
ation” by James Weldon Johnson.
Mrs. Linda Skinner presented a
pageant and tea commemorating
Special guests were the former
presidents of both Long and How
ard Kennedy PTA, Mrs. HuquI
gan present president of Howard
Kennedy PTA; Mrs. Smith, presi
dent of the PTA council; the prin
cipal of Howard Kennedy school
Mr. Holmberg; other guests total
ARE YOU A MEMBER OF
If not, wouldn’t you like to join
now, during “LOYALTY MONTH’
when Membership is being espec
ially stresed among the women of
Omaha, and particularly among
the women and girls who are in
classes or clubs here.
Such classes as this one are
made possible by the backing of
many members in the YWCA as
We would be most happy to wel
come you if you will stop at the
Office, 2306 North 22nd Street, or
call WE. 1539.
As you know, the membership
fee is $1.00 per year.
FLASH!! SYMPHONIC SWING
“The Swinging Rays of Rhythm”
from Piney Woods School, Pinev
Woods, Mississippi step out into
Following a series of triumph
ant engagements where “The
Swinging Rays of Rhythm” play
ed to a capacity (President’s Bir
thday Dance) of two thousand and
again in the City Auditorium at
Macon, Georgia, and The Pan Hel
We Offer for Your Approval
Complete Curtain Service
and Another thing,—
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Fears of faithful, efficient cooking service.
rollow these few simple suggestions!
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ul life of your range:
£ CARE OF BURNERS—Remove and clean top burners once a
week. Brush or wipe oH accumulated dirt. It absolutely neces
sary, scrub burners with hot soapsuds. BUT BE SURE TO
HOLD PORTHOLES DOWN SO NO WATER OR SOAP GETS
ON INSIDE OF BURNER. DRY THOROUGHLY BEFORE RE
PLACING IN RANGE. II portholes are clogged, open with a
piece oi wire or a small naiL
2 GENERAL CLEANING—Clean your range frequently. This in
cludes clean-out pans, oven and broiler (if used), and porce
lain. Use a clean, dcr-.p, v.’arm cloth to clean porcelain. Do not
use cleaning powder on white porcelain. Do not set hot cook
ing vessels on porcelain cooking top.
J CARE OF OVEN—Leave oven door open for 3 minutes after
oven is used . . . prevents rusting of oven lining and racks.
£ BURNER ADJUSTMENTS—Do not attempt to adjust burners,
valves or oven controL. If adjustment is needed, gas odors are
noticed, or pilot light goes out—CALL OUR SERVICE DEPART
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BUY UNITED STATES DEFENSE BONDSl
lenic Dance in Jackson, Miss, the
management of the Swinging Rays
has found that there is a definite
demand among our people for a
large orchestra that can play
“Symphonic Swing"— a type of
music of the Phil Spitalnay’s all
girl band and Artie Shaw’s orch
estra. So the “Rays" are being
increased in number to twenty
eight and are beginning rehears
als in “Symphonic Swing”.
A feature program is being ar
ranged under the title “The Mys
tic Hour of Melody”.
MUSE DRAMA GUILD
By popular demand the Musa
Drama Guild are repeating 3 One
1. Roland Spencer, Deceased—
impressionistic episode. Players;
Harvey Carter and Raymond.
2. Rider of Dreams—A comedy
in one act. Players: Eula Carter,
George Stams, Dick Lewis, Jesse
3. Fumed Oak,—A satire m
Players. Versie Winston, Eula
Fowler, Frank Perkins, Juanjl?t
These plays will be sponsored by
the Ways and Means Committee
of the 4-C Cooperative Credit Asso
ciation, at the Urban League,
Thursday, March 12th, at 8 p. m.
As this may be your last chance
to see these plays, we hope you
A surprise birthday party was
given in honor of Clifford Session
son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Srog
gins 2417 North 22nd St., Apt, 3,
A beautiful cake was made by
Peterson Bakery with decorationd
of American flags and red, white
and blue coloring. Ice cream was
made of chocolate logs with white
centers in the shape of hatchets.
Punch was served. Souvenirs
were red, white and blue ribbons.
The evening was spent dancing
and playing game*.
Out of town guests were Misd
Elena Bradley of Crawford, Neb.,
and Mr. Ray Knight of Minnesota.
Mrs. Thompson of Crawford,
Nebr., and Mrs. Neomi Byron as
sisted Mrs. Scroggins with the
The guests were Misses Ersie
Mae Hayden, Leta Ellington,
Francis Kelly, Elena Bradley and
Roberta Avant, Masters Robert
Avant, Paul Womack, Robert Wil
liams, Ray Knight, Lpon Wallace
NEW ERA STATE BAPT. DAY
The New Era State Prayer Day
will be held at Pilgrim Church on
March 12 from 10:30 til 2 o’clock,
March 12, 1942.
Please come as we need more
strength through prayer.
Mrs. C. Hans, President, Mrs.
Bolden, Clfairman, Mrs. Butler,
Doris Newland has taken a job
in Washington, DC., She left
school and started work February
5, On this civil service job.
Her mother Mrs. Newland, broke
her arm on Sunday Feb. 8th at
24th and Franklin St., as she was
going to the drugstore. She tell
on the ice.
Marvin Kellogg left for camp
the 24th of the month. At present
he is stationed at Fort Desmoine3.
The Triangle Club met at the
home of Sister Jack’s on Tuesday
February 24, 1942, opening with
song and prayer by our manager
Brother Phillips. After the busi
ness meeting the club was served
by Sister Maude Mickles. Sister
Lillie Letcher was added to our
Mr. John Booth 3001 Grant St.,
who taken sick Tuesday 8 p. m.
was rushed to a local hospital,
from common colds
That Hang On
Creomulsion relieves promptly be
cause it goes right to the seat of the
trouble to help loosen and expel
germ laden phlegm, and aid nature
to soothe and heal raw, tender, in
flamed bronchial mucous mem
branes. Tell your druggist to sell you
a bottle of Creomulsion with the un
derstanding you must like the way it
quickly allays the cough or you are
to have your money back.
for Coughs, Chest Colds. Bronchitis
vhere his condition is reported as
Mrs. Esther Hicks wants her
friends to know she is now living
at the home of Mrs. Harry Lelanj
26 and Maple Sts.
SPEAKING ON THE SUBJECT
Mr. George Thomas ex-police
man made a wonderful speech of
Unity for the uplifting of our race
and brought out many facts.
Rev. D. D. Nicholson brought
out that David was in Unity with
God—17th chapter of Samuel 31
to 52 also Rev. Wagner helped
proceed. Virgil Bailey former
President of the Low Wage Earn
ers and Unemployment Workers
Organization affiliated with Natl,
Negro Congress was chairman of
the wonderful meeting. March 8
p. m. we will have with us one of
the outstanding laymen of the city
Rev. A. C. Oglesby to speak on
same subject Public is cordially
“Charity Natl. Defense Prog
ram” Interdenominational of Peo
ples Mission Church 1708-1710 N.
: 26th Street.
ODDS AND ENDS
This column is just to write an
nouncements in dates of coming
Attractions and miscellaneous bits
Paul Briggs Choral Ensemble
will be singing on program at the
Zion Baptist Church Sunday Mar.
8th at the BTU. Service from six
o’clock until seven thirty. Every
one is invited to hear this prog
The Ink Spotletts is a new quar
tette just coming on. Watch this
column for date of next rehears
All who are participating in the
Road Show are asked to practice
your routine or Whatever you are
going t® do. There will be a re
hearsal for the entire show. It
shall also be timed.
That is all of the announcements
Elder Green of Houston, Texas
is here conducting a revival at the
church of God in Christ 2318 N.
26th St- They are having a won
derful time in the Lord. Elder
Green will be at the Church of God
in Christ 27th and R Sts., South
Omaha Friday an i Sunday every
IN THE GARDEN
Don’t fail to see “In the Gard
en” portrayed by the Pleasant
Green Drama league at Zion Bap
tist Church Monday evening Mar.
9, at 8 p. m. Under the auspices
of Mission Society. No admission
Unted Sabbath Day Adventist
2320 North 28th Avenue,
Elder A. Holmes, Pastor
Thesscloma Henderson, Reporter
Sabbath School began at 9:30. ..
Service began at 11:00 a. m.
Choir Rehearsal at .4:00
Everyone is welcome, come or,e
Teacher Mrs. S. C. Madison.
CHURCH OF THE LIVING GOO
2316 North 25th Street
Rev. S. K. Nichols, Pastor
Rose Oliver, Reporter
Sunday schiol.9:30 a. m.
Morning Worship_11:00 a. m.
Jr. Choir Rehearsal.5:00 pm
Bible Band...6:00 p m.
Evening Worship.7:30 p. in.
Wed. night prayer service 7:30 pm
Sunday throughout the day was
very inspirational and full of spir
it. The pastor preached on the
subjrct of Self Denial. The sub
I ject for next Sunday will be Strive
| to enter in: There is something in
I a name. Come out and hear these
The pastor will have healing in
each of his services. The pastor's
anniversary started on March 2,
and runs through the 15th. Dif
ferent churches and their choiis
are invited to come each night.
Several quartetes are invited to
SUB DEB CLUB
The Sub Deb Club met at the.
home of Miss Nancy Bryant Meet
ing was opened by the president.
Business was transacted and a
new member was voted in. Th->
meeting was adjourned. We will
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Mr. and Mrs. Singleton of 1910
T St- was honored with their dau
ghter Mrs. Evelyn Beatee and
granddaughter Jacqueline of St.
Joseph, Missouri with a few weeks
visit. Several of Lincoln women
entertained her with a party and
A very nice crowd gathered at
Newman Church last Friday Feb.
27 to honor the boys leaving for
camp. The program was as fol
lows. Invocation Rev. Shakes
Star Spangled Banner, God Bless
America, Group; Address Rev.
Goodsby; Solo Mrs, M. Shakes-i
pare; Speakers presented by Rev.
T. T. McWilliams Sr.; Singing by
Octette; Group Singing; Taps.
Refreshments were served in the
On the sick list this week we
find Mrs. D. J. Woods and Miss
Alma Bryant. They are at St.
Mrs. Maude Johnson was award
ed a picture for having the most
class “finances’ in the Quarterly
conference. This is the second
time she has received tokens for
Many attendel the All Colored
review at the Whittier Jr. High
School. The unit the USO review,
is touring the country for the bene
-fit of the soldiers. Music was
furnished by Sunb Mosley and hi3
6 piece band.
It has been a long time since
Quinn Chapel AME. Church enjoy
meet at the home of Miss Helen
Bradley, March 14, at 3 o’clock.
Miss Rozella Thomas, President,
Bertha Davis, Secretary and Re
MT. MORIAH BTPT. CHURCH
F. Burroughs, Reporter
The order of services are as fol
Sunday school .9:30 a. m.
Morning worship .11 a. m.
BTU.6 p, m,
Evening Worship.8 pm.
Wednesday evening Mid week
Friday evening. .. .Choir practice
“How amiable are thy taber
nacle, O Lord of hosts.”
My soul longeth yea even faint
eth for the courts of the Lord;
My heart and my flesh crieth out
for the living God.”
For a day in Thy courts is bet
ter than a thousand. I had rath
er be a door keeper in the house;
of my God, than to dwell in the
tents of wickedness.” 84 Pslams.
Those who are still on the sick
list are Sister Ethel Johnson and
Brother Sylvester Beasley.
Visitors are always welcome to
Coming soon the presentation of
The Little Tin Soldier.
A play in 3 acts given by the
Busy Bee benefit club. (
Starring little Elaine Embry as
the Lovely Ballerina and little
Miss Helen Gray as the girl. Spon
sored by Mrs. Willie Long, March
20, 1942. Come and see the tova
come to life. Rev. S. K Nichois,
The Spotlights Dramatic Cluh
meeting came to order at 5:30
Thursday February 27th Thq
membership cards were presented
to the members. On these cards
is the motto every member is ex
pected to abide by.
We elected the following offic
President Robert Fountain; Sec
retary Treasurer, Joyce Hall; Asst.
Secretary, Bettie Jones: Social
Treasurer, Addie Hall; Sergeant
at Arms .David Longmire; Report
er, Janie Robbins; Miss Almira
King of the Workers Service is
our Sponsor. Miss Ruth Forrest]
Secretary of the Urban League is
Asst. Sponsor. We appreciate
their very valuable participation
in this dramatic group.
Miss Geraldne Ward .Edsel Webb
and Rchard Morrison of our Dram
atic club presented a play Big
Business at the First Methodist
Church under the direction of Miss
Ruth Forest. These young actors
and actresses are very talented
and their play went over success
fully. We all wish them luck in
the future three act comedy. “He
was a Gay Senorita, which you
will hear more about in the future.
, A benefit dance is going to bo
given March 13, Friday 8:30 until
11:30. The admission is 10c.
Everyone come! Young and old.
Tickets can be bought from the
club members and at the door!
Janie Robbins, Reporter.
ed a Quarterly meeting as the
members and friends enjoyed Sun
day February 22. Rev. John Ad
ams Presiding Elder of the Fifth
Episcopal District, held his 2nd
Quarterly Conference. The day
began with an ever increasing
Sunday school at 10:45. Youth in
room and rewarded to morning;
gratifying numbers through the
service at 11:00. Rev. Adams
spoke to our Enthralled audience,
and with remarks and humble
thanksgiving, the service conclud
ed with the sacrament administ
ered. Highlights of morning serv
-ice were the two groups of songs,
junior choir rendering 2 numbers
and Allen Stars a charming group
of small tots honoring the Pres.
Eider with 2 numbers. Allen
C'nristian Endeavor largely at
tended at 7 p. m. Field Agent Ad
ams principal spoke on Youthful
Re-miniscenceness of which were
very interesting. 8 P. M. evening
s.-nMCe Field Agent Adams spoke
on “Our Democracy” needless to
ray his hearers were spell bound
with the masterful handling of his
Monday evening 8 p m. Quar
ttrly Reports were prompt and
Rev. L. S. Goolsby was highly com
mended on the splendid condition
of the church; increased attend
ance, debts paid up and the situa
tion well in hand. The conference
closed with strive for all express
ing the resolve to greater prog
ress in the next three months. The
Quarterly Conference went on rec
ord endorsing Rev. Adams con
gratulating letter to Nebraska’s
Chief of Justice Robert Simmons
in his radio address On “Religion
in the World War”.
The Negro citizens are still ir
a progressive mood. Monday ev
ening the newly organized inter
denominational Ministerial Alli
ance had a luncheon at the YMCA
This is the first time in the history
of Lincoln that the Negro Alliance
has taken advantage of this opDor
Not becauce the YMCA would
not grant us the privilege .for the
Negro citizens have proven them
selves to be worthy of • access to
Lincoln’s social organizations,
both to the YMCA. and the YWCA
where we have our luncheons and
swimming classes. The girls at
the YWCA and the boys at tne
But two individuals were respon-'
sible for this luncheon I am speak
ing about, at the last annual con
ference of the African Methodist
Church. Rev. L. S. Goolsby was
Sent to us as pastor coming here
from Pueblo, Colorado. Rev.
Goolsby succeeded Rev. J. C. Bell,
Rev, Goolsby is a man who has via
-ions of the possibilities of the ad
vancement of the moral, religious
conditions of our city and among
his first efforts was to organize a
Negro Ministerial Alliance that
the ministry might be able to get
together on the important matters
that pertain to the moral, and re
ligious interests of the race.
After this Ministerial Alliance?
was organized the members that
made up this organization wero
Rev. oGolsby president, Rev. C. A.
Shaw of the Methodist Episcopal
Church known by the name of New
man. He was made Vice Pres.
Rev. Trago O. McWilliams Jr., of
the Church of Christ "Holiness”
was elected Secretary; Rev. Mel
vin Shakespeare of the AME Cor
respondence Scretary; O. J. Bur
ckhardt Treasurer; Rev. Trago T.
McWilliams Sr., of the Church of
Christ “Holiness” was made chair
man of the program committee ^
Rev. Riley Bell of the Baptist
Church was made Chaplain. Thirl
up to date makes the Alliance.
So. Rev. Trago McWilliams Sr.
Chairman of the program commit
tee was the other individual that
was responsible for our YMCA.
luncheon- That was attended by
Rev. Goolsby also his wife and two
daughters Marguerite and Elem
Sema, Rev. Riley Bell, Rev. Trago
Sr., and Rev. Trago Jr, McWill
iams and their wives, Rev. Melvin.
Shakespeare and wife, O. J. Burck
hardt and wife. All ministers pro
sent spoke about how elated they
were over the affair and each of
the minister’s wives made excell
ent commnts on having the pleas
ure of having part in the matter4
and pledged themselves to work to
gether to help \,o promote the good
work began. We will have our
first Union Service at Quinn chap-.
cJ Sunday evening. Rev. Rile/
Bell of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
All are cordially invited to be pres
(BY H. W. SMITH)
ttJurfXMfiirt I«I»I u I
The Fontenelle hotel boys aro
out in front and taking good care
of the service at all times.
The White Horse Inn is a rapid
fire service spot and the waiters
are on the improve at all times.
Mr. James Richardson the well
known man of the field club, was
on North 24th street last week,
shaking hands with the boys.
FLASH!!! On Sunday March 15
jat Clair Chapel Church, there will
| be a morning and afternoon pro*
gram as it is men’s day and we
extend a hearty welcome to all
and we hope to see all the men out
with their friends as our aim is
to show the ladies what we can do
Are you a union waiter?
We all extend our heartfelt sym
pathy to Mr. Theodore Thomas in
the loss of his mother.
The Paxton Hotel with*, the race
I horse headwaiter and the rapicj
I fire crew, Mr. Gaiters, Mr. And
rews, Mr. Owens, Mr. McCain ana
the Up and Go Room Service!
waiters are out in front and Mr.
Jerry the party man on the job
at all times.
The Athletic Club headwaiter —
Mr. Ed Lee and the fast going
crew, Mr. Buford, r/nd Mr. Sonf.s,
the two streamlined Capt. and Mr
Bill Davis, Mr. Wheatley, Mr.
Carr, Mr. McFarland, and Mr. Cal
laway, Mr. Fisher, Mr. Hopkins
and the fine kitchen crew and the
two front door men Mr. Hiria»7
Greenfield and Mr. Goldie Davie,
are on the good service end at all
Mr. John Evans the well known,
topman at the Rome hotel is tak
ing care of the service in a very
fine manner as he always knows
how and what to do at all times.
The Blackstone hotel with the
Cottonwood Room is going over
big and the boys are up to tho
minute on service.
It is rumored that a certain
room service man will walk down
the beautiful aisle and answer “I
WILL” in the near future.
We had the pleasure of meeting
Capt. Burns of the Chamber of
Commerce one day last week snd
we enjoyed a very fine fellowship
as he was on the sick list for some,
time. He told us the musician
headwaiter and the famous golf
playing waiter and Mr. Davis and
the Waldorf Chef and his assist
ant were always in front on mod
The Omaha Guide has all the
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scription and be a good booster.
The Omaha Club boys are doing)
& very fine service and from the
way they look on 24th street, we
wonder how they keep up the fast
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We are not making light
When we say the so-called white
For segregation and discrimin
Has brought about a condition
That few people realize
Is taking place before their
Some folks who are so color
Would bo horrified to find
They too, would be classed as
If science proved the fact.
Low salaries, segregation and
Has forced thousands of
To pass as white to better their
And we never give them away
When they’re passing for an
Imagine what two and three
generations have done.
Thanks to segregation and dis
Many a white criminal,
Seeking a safe hiding place
Has passed as one of our race
And often goes safely through
Classed as colored and not white
I envy a very dark person
For the simple reason,
They have something very
Which I do not posses.
And that is racial pureness—
Until there is no more segre
gation and discrimination.
This problem will continue to
We hope our country will hear
The Song of the Negro thirteen
“Let My People Go!”
For we are tired of segregation
discrimination and jim crow
And are ready to fight here
And die if need be—
For our God given rights!"
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