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!>y H. W. Smith
Dave Morrison in Hot Springs,
Arkansas ready t° Pick the win
ners when the spring races start!
Capt. Langley on North ,Mt!i st.
walking in the snow.
Charles Payne back on the job
at the Athletic club.
“THE HOME OF GOOD
FOODS AND HOME OF
Fresh Food, Strictly
—2116 North 24th—
Mr. E. Britt, Mgr.
Vern Wheatley and H. W. Smith ]
motored home in the 9 below zero
weather early Sunday morning,
Many valentines delayed for de
livery in the 19 be'ow zero weath-1
er on Lincoln’s birthday.
The RR boys are on the job on
fine service and Dick McCain says
it requires fast service in a bliz
Are you a member of the NAA
CP? If not, why not?
The Omaha Club waiters are on
th<- up and go on fine service at
The Hill Hotel waiters are very
much out in front on quick serv
The Regis hotel and the White
Horse Inn waiters are headliners
on fine service
The Fontenelle hotel waiters are
quick stepping on fine service at
Hennie Ellmore doing the hon
ors at the Athletic Club.
The Paxton hotel waiters are jn
tlic running on service up to the
minute with the race horse head
waiter very much out in front.
President Rooseve*t tells all un
ions to discontinue discrimination!
GOv. Dewey 0f NY criticized the
sf* fld i« ^ It ^ <Tn
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You’ll be very pleasantly surprised at the
distinction and beauty of these sets . . .
the pattern . . . the texture and the ivory
delicacy. Cloth, 66x84 inches, and eight
Other Styles Up to 54.00
Orchard & Wilhelm Co
Before buying ANY laxative,
consider these 3 Questions
QueH. Does it make any difference
what laxative you buy? Ans. It
Certainly does; most people prefer
•a laxative that is satisfactory in ac
tion but thorough In results. Qucs.
How can you know what laxative,
when taken as directed, will usually
give prompt, thorough relief? Ar.s.
One simple way is to ask for Black
Draught. Ques. Is Black-Draught
economical? Ans. Very! Only 25c I
for 25 to 40 doses.
Black-Draulght is purely herbal.
It has been a popular-selling lax
ative with four generations. Many
say the new granuated form is even
easier to take. Caution, use only
Crosstown Tailor Shop
You can get hand tailored suits, dresses,
and slacks designed to suit your personality
by an experienced Lady Tailoress. We
Specialize in stout figures. Men and Ladies
general repair work done. We also special
ize in Tailored shirts.
Mable L. Williams, Proprietress...
-2022 NORTH 24th STREET
^ !■ — — —
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COMMEMORATE SINKING OF
Cd>tain Allensw>rth Camp No.
‘-'3, United Spanish War Veterans,
held an rntert iinment last Tuesday
February 13th commemorating the
sinking of the Battleship Maine.
The public was inviaed and re
freshments were served.
Mrs. "sypher, member of The
Ladies Auxiliary, saved up one
hundred and fifty silver dollars
and with them bought War bonds.
What are the L gionnettes going
to do next?
HAD RUMMAGE SALE
Mrs. Mab'c I- Williams who runs
The Crosstown Tailoring1 Shop at
2022 North 24tn Street, graciou«]y
allowed the use of her place tor
a rummage sale conducted by the
Lena Horne makes a big bit at
Tuskegce flying field.
Mrs. Olive Jones outstanding
mother of the armed forces lives
(?n a farm in Tenn.
George Washington Lytle of
Knoxville, Tenn., a U. S. army cook
saw Jap bathers in Yokohama bay.
Draftees using drugs caught by
Colored democrats to meet Fob
25 in Washington, DC.
Attorney Thomas P. Harris one
of the outstanding lawyers of Chi
3.000 workers of the Detroit dei
■21 engine works end a strike.
Seven hundred employes of tne
Bendix Corporation of New York
w -lit out on a strike.
International Council of Relig
ious Education elected Rev. Frank
Finch chairman of the State of
Nebraska at a meeting in Chicago.
F. S. Senator Wherry of Nebr
asked a congressional investigation
if the government bousing pro
110:1 workers of tL- texti'e mill
n 'Fall River. .Mas, return t"<
Five members of the KoKlux
Klu.i won' on trial in Pittsburgh.
Pa, Monday, February 11.
Mrs. Clara Booth Luce on ■ of
the Congress women of Con i.
being mentioned as a very prom
inent figure in Republican national
National federation of business
and professional women's clubs of
New York favors drafting of wom
en for the l'- S- army.
Thomas Douglas of 1843 North
24th St, was found dead in the
rear of his jewelry shop Saturday
afternoon, February 12th.
American airliner plane crashed,
into the Mississippi river near
Memphis, Tenn.. Thursday night.
Febr. 10—24 lives Were lost and
up to Feb. 13th only five bodies
had been recovered.
Pvt. Herbert E. Genther of Ev
anston, 111., perished in a fir? at
Oroneo. Maine Sunday, Feb. 13.
Mrs. W. S. Holmes of St. Cath
erine, Mo., killed a duck and found
a gold nugget when she dressed it.
Onvettu' Ethel of Cleveland. O.,
gets first muster o\it pay from the
C. S. army.
Read the Omaha Guide and get
all the news first hand.
Movie Star Virginia Bruce refus
ed to enter politics. She declined
tf> run for representative of Bev
rly Westwood Village, Calif.
A meat dealer in Philadelphia
was fined $25 for using heavy wrap
ping paper. One customer wa
two ounces short.
15 men were arrested in Seattle
Washington by U. S. narcotic a
17,000 thousand Japanese ive
been transferred from the west
ern states to the east.
Urban League annual meeting
went over the top— -the very fine
music rendered by the .jtreamMn
1 orchstra led by Prof Drake and
the keynote sp-ech of the gentle
man from New York and the very
big hand givn Mr. It R. Brown by
the lcvely crowd was a credit to
—24th and Seward St.—
enr» :js-i |
Women of the AW VS., Monday
BACK FROM HOSPITAL,
Legionnaire Henry Johnson re
turned from the Veterans’ Hospit
al at Lincoln, Thursdap, February
10th, looking mu'ch better than
when he went there several weeks
ago. He stated that he was fee
TO AND FROM
Last week Willie Young. 2335
Grant Street and Willie Jackson
were released from the Veterans'
Hospital and returned to Omaha,
and comrade Burns. 2703 North
25th street .went to the hospital.
c»f 2428 Decatur street who was
suffering with rheumatism last,
week is now able to be around a
MR. C. H. HALL
...who runs the Hall’s Trans
fer and Drayage Company. 12<>6 N.
24th street, suffered quite a severo
injury to his hand Sunday, Febr
uary 6th. Eight stitches had to be
taken in his thumb and he is still
under the care of a doctor at this
MRS. VERA HARRIS,
....wife of Robert Haris, 24'.:?
Budc-tte. is improving very nicely
from an operation she unde- w- :-t
last Wednesday week. She is able
now to get out of bed, but mu it re
main inside. Mrs. Harris is a faith
ful member of Cleaves Temple C
ME. Church and senior choir.
Of 1835 North 23rd street. Apt t
has been ill and under the care Lf
Dr. Wesley Jones.
(OMAHA GUIDE STAFF HAS
Monday, Feb. 14th—He was a
nice Puppy!—so Mrs. Vera Hop
kins thought when she saw him
cuddled in the bosom of a young
man, probably placed there to he
kept warm: but he was only a pup
py in size. It proved out he was
a full grown pooch and possessing
fa very nasty temper. For when
Mrs. Hopkins tried to tickle his
nose with her finger, he sank his
fecth ip it, leaving the fingemt.il
barely hanging and resulting :n
her having to have it treated by a
doctor. Not satisfied with that hp
bit her on a finger on her other
hand. (Why she offered it to him
hasn’t been explained). But this
bite wasn’t hard enough to cause
more than considerable pain at
As Mrs. Louise Rippatoe was UjC
ill to remain on her job. the losing
battle Mrs. Hopkins had with the
pooch made two down in the of
fice of The Omaha Guide and only
one more of the offioe staff to
carry on. Now- should he run into
a gang of trouble, things will real
ly be in a mess!
Mrs. Hopkins is advertising a
gent and Mrs. Rippatoe Secretary
in the office of the Omaha Guide.
THE VICTORY BEAUTY SALON
The Victory Beauty Salon 2118
North 24th street, was correctly
named. For since its opening it!
has been victorious, which in per
haps more proper terms, means,
This of course can be credited to
the business acumen of Mrs. Cleone
Harmon, owner and manager of
the shop. Herself an expert in
beauty culture. She has taken the
precaution to see that none but
others as equally efficient and cap
able are employed. That is why
Hattie James, Poro Speciali. t,
Marie Robinson, Louise Cooper,
Rose Roache and Ethel Smith are
employed in the Victory Beauty
With such an array of special's!$
to serve the customers how couM
it be possible for The Victory Sal
on to be other than successful.
REPUBLICANS TO HOLD
FOUNDER’S DAY MEETING
On Tuesday, March 7, 1944, the
Republicans will ce'ebrate the 77 th
Anniversary of the founding of the
State of Nebraska. This year Fo m
der’s Day meeting will be held at
the Paxton hotel.
The guest speakers will be. —
HOn. Jhon A. Danaher, United
States Senator from Connecticut,
at the evening banquet, and Hon
Winifred Stanley. Congresswoman
from New York, for the ladies’
luncheon. Governor Griswold and
Nebraska’s United States Senators
and members of Congress will be<
on the program for speeches dur
ing the day. State officers, party
officials, and Republican leaders of
the Middle West will be in attend
-- — |
CHURCH OF THE LIVING GOD j
1906 North 24th Street,
Rev S. K. Nichols, Pastor
Rose Marie Oliver, Reporter
Sunday School ....9:45 am.
Morning Service .11:15 am.
livening Service .— ..7:30 pm.
Thursday Night Prayer Service ..
. 7:30 pm
Friday night Women’s Work..
.. .7:30 pm
We had a grand Sunday school
Sunday morning vvjfh «• r od at
The morning service was grand.
Our pastor preach a an inspiring
se’mon which was enjoyed by cv
c-yCne. Sunday night we had a
j grand time in the Lord. Our pas
| tor’s text was on "The Two-way".
| He preached from his heart. W
| i.l 1 received a thought. Our pas
! or’s text for Sunday, fc'i bruary 20,
| vill be "Whether vve oeiiers it cr
.not. we should take a self inven-.
tory, Sunday morning and see just
how we stand."
Sunday night ‘‘Abide in the caR
wherewith you are called. You are
bought with a price." Now would
you like to know just the amount
we arc bought for! If so don’t
fail t° come out and find out b -
'cau’se our pastor can really ted u"
the amount. Visitors are always
welcome to this humble place
RACE RELATION SPEAKER
Reverend John Adams was Rare
Relations speaker at Reverend R.
‘R. Brown’s Tabernacle, 20th a id
Douglas street, Sunday Febru.v y
MT. MORIAH BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. David St. Clair. Pastor
Sunday. February 20, Sister
Leona Mitchell the sweet singer of
the gospel, will be present at both
the morning and evening’ worship
period. Request program Sunday
night. Everybody is invited to
Come and hear her lift up Jesus
Miss Adrienne Britt, age about
five, the daughter of Lu'cy Mae
Britt. Directress of Cleaves Tern pic
CME choir returned to the city on
Monday, bringing with her her
Grandmother, Mrs. Stamps, who i.
President of the Cleaves Temple
Missionary Society- She and her
Grandmother have been on an ex
tended visit in California.
TIIF PASSING OF MRS. CLARA
1 The passing of Mrs. Clara Bell
Parks. 2203 North 25th. street, left
many aching and saddened hearts
among her friends. For she was
as a raj- of sunshine in their midst
| smce coming to Omaha nearly 30
| years ago.
Bringing fourteen children into
' the world throughout her life. sh>
j never ceased to be a mother to
them, even to those who have be
Come mothers or fathers themsel
ves. A staunch Christian. she
clung tightly to the way -if Our
Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ,
and by His help was able to wea
ther the days of woes and sorrows
which since the beginning of time
r.eem to be the special lot of all
mothers. And so faithfully and
cheerfully did she p.rform her
work here on earth that we feel
when God sent His angels to boat
her tired soul away, that they
were entrusted to teH her:
“Thou hast fought a good fight
I and won it: Thy work has been
[ well done; thou goji and faithful
j ALL STATE TEA
An All-State Tea will be given by
the Auxiliary Clubs cf Zion Bap
tist Churcn February 92, Tuesday
1 evening from 8 to 10 pm A splen- ^
did program will be presented by
the different groups. COrne and
meet Mr. and Mrs. George Wash
ington. Reffes im uus frei. Ada
\Vo->dson. C.-i.rm.i. Rev. F. C.
j Williams, Pastor.
Corporal William Luster. .sta
tioned in Calif., paused in Omaha
briefly to visit his sister, Mrs. De'
! mer Woods of 2875 Wirt Street
I whom he had not seen for 6 years.
Corporal Luster was on his way to
Cleveland, Ohio, via Chicago.
BI DDY McCREA BACK
Word comes to us, that Buddy
McCrea, or now Corporal John H.
McCrea, boxing instructor and ath
1-etic director for Uncle Sam, j
now stationed at Hastings, Nebr
aska Naval Depot, and friends may
now see him quite often over week
ends in our fair community.
Mrs. McCrea and baby are back
in Omaha from Salt Lake City,
where Buddy formerly had been
Word has been received that Pvt
Norris E. Preston, son of Mrs.
Preston, 2213 North 27th street, hn?
been promoted to the grade of
Technical Corporal. He is station
ed at Camp John Knight. He i.-;
the husband of Mrs. Alice Preston. I
Mrs. Vineta King, daughter of
Mr?. Lucille Swancey, 2218 North
25th street, was planning on see
ing her husband at the end of the
week. But that will be impossible
now as she received word that he
is being transferred. She is ex
pecting definite words concerning
him very shortly.
Pvt. Arthur W. Swancey, form
erly stationed at Greensboro, Nt.,
has been transferred to Camp But
ner. He is an Omaha boy and has
here his wife, Lucille and step
daughter, Mrs. Venita King, 2218
North 25th street and his mother
Mrs. Be]l Davidson, 2213 North.
LETTERS FROM OCR BOYS
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron ,1. Glasr,
2539 Burdctt street, received a let
ter from their son. Joseph, telling
them he is doing well at the Naval
i Training base and, (in his own
: .vords) is ‘up’ for ‘Submarine duty.'
j He stated he migha pay a visit to
Omaha in the near future.
Many have been wondering as to
the whereabouts i>f Olonzo Poyr.ti r
a veteran of World War I, who is
now taking part in the present war.
Well, the mystery is now cleared
up. He has written to Mr. and
Mrs. Glass that hf is in England—
likes th ■ country very much, but
that it rains a lot. He said to tell
ill the folks ‘hello’.
Thomas (McKinley) Buckner, an
other Omaha boy in the armed ser
vices, writes that he is Somewhere
;n South America doing his stuff.
Yip how our boys DO get around!
Cpl. Jack Lewis, son of Mr. and
Mrs. H. W. Lewis. 947 North 27th
avenue, writes that he is some
where in New Guinea, and is do
ing O. K.
NEGRO HISTORY PROGRAM
HELD AT CLEAVES TEMPLE
The Negro History and Race Re
lations Program sponsored by l lie
Missionary Society of Cleaves Tem
ple CME. Church at 4 pm. Sunday
February 13th was well worth at
tending. The sketch of Negro His
tory by Atty. H. J. Pinkett was
very interesting and shed much
':ght on the subject of which he
presented in a scholarly manner
Incidentally there are few if any
in the city better versed in the
The talk under the title “What
I Wou'd Do If I were A Negro’’, i
by Mrs. Harry Cooper, is likely t0 '
be remembered for quite awhile]
by those present. She spoke
frankly, thereby very clearly and
what she stated she would do if
she were one of the race were def
initely things all Negroes should
do. In other words she seemingly
made no attempt to do more than
solidify the opinions of 1 .ie more
serious minded members of the
Mrs. Ervin speaking on the same
subject smilingly stated that as
she was a Negro her cas-j was
slightly different than that of Mrs.
light on the subject which he
Cooper’s, threw more light on the
subject in the same clear and frank
style used by Mrs. Cooper.
These talks were interspered
with musical numbers rendered by
Mrs. Blanchlee Wright. The Vict
ory Trio from St. John Baptist
Church, South Omaha, and Bever
ly Blythwood. As is the usual
thing when Mrs. Wright does a
solo, her rendering of “Walk with,
Me” was done as only she can do
it- Beverly Blythwood although
not much more than a baby played
her piano number without a mis
take and a hint of unusual technic
al1 ability if she Continues to study
the piano. The Victory Trio which'
it seems is really a part of a targ
or musical group, did exception
ally well in their singing of two -
numbers “Canaan” and “After
wnne. rneir ensemble work
showed the extent of the coacning
they had received fr(»m their sup
ervisor, Mrs. Thelma D. Hull.
Those composing the Trio were
Jacqueline Johnson, lead. Soprano,
President; Lucille Young, 2nd So
prano, Secretary; Bernice Beagg,
Contralto and Treasurer of the
Near the close o" the program
Reverend T. J. Douglass. Cleave;
Temple pastor, gave i short fa!.:.
Then the meeting closed with the
audience singing the Nat c.-l \p
them and Benodicti -> a by Rever
end Ridley, pastor «.t. John aME.
At the close of thr; meeting, tea
was served in the lasorncnt by the
Ladies of the Miss'* mary Society.
Mrs. Sarah Stamps is President
Mrs. Nellie Oliver, \i>*e President.
Mrs. Effie Moore. Sor.y, and Mrs.
Edith S. Grant. Treis. of the Mis- '
sionary Society. Mrs Lucy Mac
Britt was Mistress of Ceremonies.
t. Lift Every Voice and Sing.
2. Invocation Rev. John Adams
3. Piano Solo. Uev'V.y Ulyth
. Vocal Solo. Blanch'e? Wright
5. Sketch of Negro II*.sl ory....
,_H. J. Pinkett, Attorney.
6. Instrumental Solo, J. E. 11 11
TREATMENTS FOR SHORT
STURDY HAIR AND DRY,
ALSO “ALL" HAIR STYLES
2201 Grant JA. 3236
Classified Ads Get ResuitsS
Park Ave- and Leavenworth street
Wants a Dishwater. Call HA. 7222
General Cleaning- $15.00 per week
Hours J2 to 6 p. m.
K. B. ICE CREAM
30th & CUMING ST. J.V-95S0
Wanted a room in a Christian home
for an elderly gentleman that has
four sons in the service. Would
like to have the accommodation as
follows: room on samp floor as
bath and a privilege to cook oriec
in a while. Would like for thi<
room to be in the area between
Grace, south; Binney, north, 20th
Street east and 30th west. Willing
to pay a reasonable price for the
above accommodations and will b -
a permanent roomer. Call WE.
0710 and ask for Mr. \V. E. Brown.
THOMAS FUNERAL HOME
>022 Lake St. WEbster 2022
Furniture of all kinds—dresatrs
ieds, end tables, chairs and chest
if drawers or complete home—
ipartment furnishings- Kettles ano
hsbey. Sell us yours.
Illh.'.L Puruiture Mart, 24th &
l ake Street—WE. 2224
7. “What I would Do If I welo
A Negro” . __Mrs. Harry Coo’ e*.
.Mrs. W. P Ervin
8. Selection, ...Victory Gospel
10. National Anthem. Bencdict
ABSENTEEISM TOPS COM
PLAINTS AMONG NEGRO
WORKERS IN 300 WAR PLANTS
URBAN LEAGUE LISTS
(Continued m page 1;
from 61 plants; in 78 industries
management reported no special;
The following criticisms were
made by various plant heads:
“Top management and the union
do their best to see that no dis
crimination is practiced between
Negro and white employes on jobs
in our plants.” (a Chicago mach
ine tool plant.)
“Absenteeism higher among Ne
groes than other groups. Some
consider their job for their own
convenience, without a feeling of
responsibility for race, company,
or country.” (a Cleveland plant).
‘‘We have found that on macli
ine work and skilled work they
i iiiiiiiiimninniiiiiiiiiiniiiiniiiiiiii i
In all our lives there is a time
when the need of helpful funeral
service arises. At such time our
facilities are available plus ev
ery means of thoughtful econ
2022 Lake Street
NORTH 24th STREET*
1807 N. 24th St. WE-4240
LOOK AT YOUR SHOES
Other People Do.
& CLOTHING SHOP
BIG SALE—Overcoats, all sizes
Shoes, No Stamps; Ladies Dresses.
Rugs, Beds. Gas Stoves and Oil
"We Buy and Sell'’ —
TEL. AT. 1154 1715 N. 26th ST,
LAUNDRIES .& CLEANERS
*401 North 24th WE. WSfc
4324 North 24th P*. WE. I OX
did well, while in less skilled work
in a number of cases we found evi
dence of little interest in their
work." (a Cleveland plant).
"We have atteompted to employ
additional Negro workers, but have
met with resistance on the part of
our white workers,” (a Pennsyl
"We have followed a well-plann
ed program f0r integrating Negro
workers in this plant, and we are
pleased with the perforananee of
our workers in every department-"
(a personnel director of a large
“The main difficulty is that Ne
groes are not accustomed to in
dustry and they require more than
the usual supervision. A lot of
> them also do not seem to realize
the importance of regular attend
ance.’’ (plant in Kansas City. Me.)
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LMix Lemon Juice
fe TO RELIEVE
My RHEUMATIC PAINS
Money Back—If This Recipe Fails
Good news travels last—many of the thou
sands of folks who now take lemon Juice
for rheumatic pain—have found that by
adding two tablespoonfuls of Allenru to one
tablespoonful of Lemon Juice In a glass of
water, they get faster relief for the aches
and pains caused by rheumatism, lumbago.
It's no surprise either, for Allenru Is a
15 year old formula to relieve rheumatic
aches and pains. In fact—If It does not help
—your money back. What could be fairer?
Get Allenru today at any live druggist. Only
35 cents—Do it Now. P
EASE THAT ITCH SUCCESSFULLY!
Don’t bear the torments of eczema
another day. Do as thousands of
happy people have—use Poslam for
quick, dependable relief. At night,
when Itching Is worse, one applica
tion of this CONCENTRATED
ointment brings soothing comfort
and lets you sleep. 18,000,000
packages sold during 35 years show
It must be good. Recommended by
many doctors. Sold from coast to
coast. Only 50c at all druggists.
formerly at 24th
and Erskine St.
514 N. 16th ST.
6 LBS. OF LAUNDRY BEAUTIFULLY
LAUNDERED FOR ONLYCO AND ONLY
7c For Each Additional lb.
This includes the Ironing of all FLAT
WORK with wearing Apparel Returned Just
Damp Enough for Ironing.
EMERSON - SARATOGA
2324 North 24th St. WE. 1029
•THREE O'CLOCK . . .
AND I HAVENT SLEPT A WINK*
WAKEFUL NIGHTS —how the time drags!
Minutes seem like hours, we worry over thing.
done and left undone. After such a night wevet
up m the morning more tired than when we went
i^ervi°'? ,Te“?on causes many a wakeful
night and wakeful nights are likely to cause Ner
vous Tension. Next time you feel Nervous and
DR. MILES NERVINE
(Liquid or Effervescent Tablets)
, NERVINE helps to ease Nervous Tension — to n»rmit . n
freshmg sleep. When you are Keyed Up, Cranky, Fidgety WakefuLteke
. Miles Nervine.^Try it for Nervous Headache and Nervous Indigestion.
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