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j SOCIAL Activities
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TO APPEAR WITH
Miss Geneva Burney, member of
the Omaha Sepia Players, who
portrays the character “Ethel" in
the forthcoming comedy, ‘THE
W HOLE TOWN’S TALKING” The
play will be held at the Urban
League next month.
Miss Burney, a graduate of Tal
ladega college. Talladega, Ala. is
program director of the Y-Teens
at the Northside YWCA.
Having much interest in amatuer
productions this talented and
charming young lady is at her best
port raying the character -Ethel’’.
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OMAHAN VISITS THE EAST
Mrs. Rosella A. McClinton, dau
ghter of Mrs. and Mr. S. A. Mc
Gill of 2724 Lake Street, left last
week for New York City where
she is expecting to stay until some
time in December. Enroute to
New York she stopped with Mr.
Willard Sullivan and family and
Mr. and Mrs. P. Sullivan in De
troit, Michigan. Before she left
there were several farewell part
ies given in honor of her departure
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REV. F. P. JONES
Rev. F. P. Jones former pastor,
of Mt. Moriah Church for 10 years
prior to going to Detroit, Michigan
stopped at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. James Sanders, 2885 Binney
St., at the end of a 30 day vaca
tion. Rev. Jones was a guest at
Mt. Moriah and Pilgrim Churches
Sunday, September 22, 1946. He
will be returning to his Church,
Corinthian Baptist of Detroit Mich
igan, for the following Sunday ser
vices Sept. 29, 1946.
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Mr. and Mrs. Walter McClelland
just returned from their vacation
trip, visiting relations and friends
in Clinton, Iowa, Chicago, Illinois
Milwaukee. Wis.„ Detroit, Michi
gan, and Windsor, Ontario, Can
ada. They enjoyed their trip and
stay and many events given in
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Former Chicagoan To Open Dramatic School
MRS. BEATRICE MORGAN
Arriving in Omaha last month
was Mrs. Beatrice Morgan from
Chicago, 111. Mrs. Morgan who
has purchased property at 2537
Patrick Ave., will open a Dramat
ic Studio. She atended the Amer
ican School of Dramatics and Mu
sic and the School of Dramatic
Art and Expression in Chicago
and has been teaching dramatics
at 4941 South Parkway in Chicago
for the past ten years. The for
mer president and founder of the
Mignonette Dramatic Club in Chi
cago, she was also president of the
Associated Professional and Busi
ness Women's Club for four years
and also broadcast over station
WON in Chicago for Mayor Kellv.
In conjunction with her dramat
ic studio here, Mrs. Morgan plans
an intensive program of recitals
and plays including her pupils.
Besides dramatics, public speak
ing and voice will be stressed.
Private instruction will be given
each week day Monday through
Friday and classes will be held
each Saturday from 1 to 5.
Mrs. Morgan plans to present
her daughter Miss Beatrice Mor
gan who is also well versed in
voice training and dramatics, in a
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'l U ~ 'x * ^t S ^av ‘nS a c°ok in
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’ ^ “ range,” says Mrs. Goos. “The
automate timer and temperature control
take care of my cooking when I go out
for the afternoon, and when I return, the
meal is ready to serve. My electric range
is a mighty GOOD cook, too—food is
more tasty, more tempting. And because
electric cooking is so CLEAN, I don't
spend one-tenth the time I used to,
scrubbing pots and pans or washing kit
chen walls and curtains. ! can’t name
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' recital some time this fall.
Mrs. Morgan will also begin a
Day Nursery. As a member of
i the Board of Directors of the Help
ing Hand Nursery in Chicago,
Mrs. Morgan has the experience
neceisary for such a worthy under
I r k-vnt.il i i l. v> nm »t i uiil/
Mrs. Flora Pinkston entertained
for her neice Miss Floi fatine Craw
ford at a formal dancing party,
Friday evening, September 20th. j
at the Masonic Hall. One of the j
highlights of the evening was the :
Grand March, led by Miss Craw- ;
ford, who wore an exquisite gown j
of pink net, with silver sequin
trim and Earl Hunnigan as her
The hall was decorated with var
ious colored balloons, which were
hung in a huge cluster in the cen-1
ter of the dance floor and were tak
en down towrads the end of the
party and given to the guests. All
in ail the party was one of Oma
ha’s loveliest. Those assisting
with refreshments were: Mrs.!
Davies, Mr3. May Allen and Miss
Florence James. I
Miss Crawford, who celebrated
her sixteenth birthday recently, is;
a senior at Central Hight school, j
where she rates very high scholas
tically. She is also an excellent
musician and gave a concert at I
Idlewilde, Michigan, where she
and her aunt vacationed this sum- I
WATSON SCHOOL OF
The Turkey dinner given by the
Watson Beauty School at the home
of Mrs. Alice Singleton, 2125 Ohio
Sunday, September 22 was a huge
success. A very appetizing and
delicious dinner was served and
enjoyed by all who attended. We,
wish to extend our heartfelt!
thanks to all who attended and as
sited in making the dinner a suc
The graduation exercises for the
graduates going to the board on
October 16 will be held in Novem
ber and we will give more specif
ic details at a later date. We are
planning a full and interesting
graduation week and anticipating
the presence of everyone. i
Ersie Mayfield, Reporter.
Mrs. Sarah Stamps of 2114 Lake
St., returned to Omaha Monday,1
Sept. 23 after spending last week
in Topeka, Kansas, where she at
tended the Annual CME. Confer
ence which was held there. Mrs.
Stamps reported having a very en
joyable and inspirational time.
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Mrs. Betty Thomas McWilliams
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herfry
C. Thomas of 2210 Chaoses street,
and granddaughter of the Edward
R. Fletchers of 3115 Franklin St.,
visited in Omaha with her relativ
es and friends last weekend. Mrs.
McWilliams a recent bride is now
making her home in Lincoln, Nebr
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On Friday Sept. 20 Miss Florine
Spencer and Mr. Woodrow Foster
were united in marriage. Mrs.
Foster is a former resident of
Shrevesport, La. The couple will
reside at 986 North 25th St.
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Sat., Oct. 5th
Admission 62c plus.tax
Children 21c plus tax
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Her Kisses and dances leave ’em on fire in the
daring hit that’ll have the whole town talking!
S "FIG LEAF FOR EVE
Mrs. Adora Bland of 2911 North
28th St., has as her house guests,
her brother Mr. Alex Payne of
Tripoli, Mo., and her nephew Mr.
Bill Payne of Marceline, Mo. The
gentlemen arrived in Omaha on
Sunday, September 22 and plan to
remain here about a week.
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Mrs. Bernice Rice of Los Angel
es, Calif., is in Omaha visiting at
the home of her parents Mr. and
Mrs. Ralph Dorsey of 2714 Doug
las St. Mrs. Rice arrived here last
Sunday and plans to be here about
NORTHSIDE BRANCH ‘Y*
OBSERVES FALL OPEN-HOUSE
Northside Branch YWCA will ob
serve Fall Open-House to the pu
blic Sunday September 29, 1946,
from 5 to 7 p. m. at the Branch
building. Mrs. Ruth Gude, who is
chairman of the Open-House Com
mittee, is looking forward to the
public attending this initial open
ing so that it might meet the new
director and see some of the things
that the Branch is doing and plans
to do for the coming year.
The Committee of Management
which has as its chairman, Mrs.
Ella Haynes, is very anxious that
the program for the Young Wo
men's Christian Association be a
progressive one and that the pu
blic, in general, participate in the
The plan for this Open House is
that committee, club and class of
the Association, which includes
Work With Younger Girls; Family
Relations; Finance; Building and
Grounds; Conference; Publicity;
Membership; Volunteer Leadership
Public Affairs; World Fellowship?
Quacks; Timekeepers; Sewing; and
Home Nursing; First Aid and Nu
trition. Enrollment in the offered
classes will be taken and gladly
accepted before or during Open
As the guests enter, they will be
introduced to the officers and exe
cutive director and will proceed
with the assistance of a guide to
view the exhibits from place to
place in the building. Souvenirs of
these different activities will be
given to the visitors by the per
sons responsible for the different
phases of the program. As a back
ground for the whole program,
soft music will be played during
the evening. Delicious repast will
be served to all guests. The exe
cutive director is very anxious to
meet the people of Orrfeha at this
For the BEST in Nates
★ Read The Omaha Guide
\ A YOUTHFUL COLUMN
(by Doris Ann McGill)
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.again we star our chatter
ing for the year.
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BOOM!! Who is the certain girl
who is singing “School Days Are
Here Again” when they hadn't ev
en thought about beginning.
Three gueses ? ? ? ?
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Be on the lookout for the BIG
DANCE next week_so they say
the Count will be in town.Who
knows On stage Friday down
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One-Two-Three-Forty down and
one to be chosen for the Mid-City
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Back in the fair city looking
great is Fred Lee Booker and my
does he look fine!! Mmm girls he
is.so I hear! FREE!!
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FLASH!! as you all know the
Canteen is only opened on Friday
nit—es from 7 until 11:45.price
10 cents per person every Friday.
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Congratulations to Ruby Wash
ington and Clyde Frampton who
were married this month and boy
do they make a lovely couple!!!....
Good luck Willie and Deacon and
may you have joy and happiness
through the years.
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The going away party for Billie
Cunningham last week turned out
great ...everybody had a fine time
including Chatter - Box. Those
there were: Kate Manley, Ameila
Orduna, Risky John Jackson, Esq.
the second, Lenora Pierce, Marcel
Johnson, Kate Wilburn and Sister
Betty Davis and John Orduna,
Kenneth Graham, Lawrence Wilk
erson, Little Bit, Ruben, Louise
Perkins, Willie Davis, Ed. Donald
son and others, Mr. and Mrs. Wil
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Come out..we’re crying "Come
out, come out where-ever you are
to Muggs Burton’’.better known
to most as Johnny (with your fine
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Neat couples of the week are:....
Bus Robbins, Gladys Coleman,
SKIRTS.some plaid others plain all
the wanted colors. Pleated and gored in
either the belted or dirndl styles in sizes
7 to 14 and O98 C96
10 to 16 _ ^ TO °
SWEATERS_ of 10Oc^ wool in navy,
powder blue, lilac, brown, red, pink and
green. Sizes 8 to 16.
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Cardigans ... ? Slip-overs _
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Notice Of Special Places
For Registration Of Voters
5t. .•:-lv .’.-A ar1- -p ■„ .■'« W ftt i CP ic hproKu n ■ _
uaites, Louise Seay, Bates, Anna
Butler, Mable Hill, Raymond Cor
bin, Billie Cunningham and Kath
NEAR NORTH SIDE BRANCH
Craft classes will be held for'
boys and girls at the "Y” on Mon
day, Wednesday and Friday from
4:30 p. m. to 6:00. Classes will be
held on Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.
m. for adults. Come and bring
your friends and learn the art of
rug weaving and also learn to
make other useful articles.
The boys of the Near Northside
Branch YMCA will enjoy another
swim period this Saturday Septem
ber 28th at 4:00 at the Central
The Three Corner Canteen is be
ing on Friday nights now and in
case of a football game the Can
teen will be open after the game.
The YMCA soccer team won
their first victory last Sunday at
Miller Park over Falstaff with a
score of 4 to 0. Members of the
team are: Peak, Vann, Greer, Wise
Lawson, Dixon, Baring, Hall,, Wil
liams, Merriweather, Crumbley,
Skiner and Dickerson. The team
will meet Metz this Sunday at Fon
tenelle Park at 3:00 pm.
JOLLY ART & CHARITY CLUB
The Jolly Art and Charity Club
held its first fall meeting Satur
day Sept. 21st at the home of Mrs.
Parthena Perkins, 2015 Miami St.
Mrs. Martha Jefferson the Vice
President held the chair in absence
of Mrs. Pearl Brummell, who is
visiting in the east. The meeting
was conducted with old and new
business and all happy to unite a
gain. The hostess served a de
licious diner. The next meeting
will be held at the residence of
Mrs. B. L. Perry, 3009 Corby.
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Mr. Travis Dixon and Mr. J. Ft.
Butler sponsors of the newly or
ganized Hi-Y Chapter opened
weekly meeting Monday night at
the meeting Mr. Dixon explained
to the boys the organization of the
Club and its purpose to the school,
community and nation. All pres
ent were inspired. Mr. Butler al
so gave the boys a brief talk a
bout our standing, not only in the
community, but in Omaha. James
Dewey and Art Smith are tempor
ary presidents. Election of offic
ers will be held next Tuesday
night. The Club will be inducted
into the Hi-Y at the YMCA Wed
MO. PACIFIC PASSENGER
AGENT, BROTHER OF
Little Rock, Ark_Mr. Bruce
Shropshire of 1314 West 20th St.,
an employee and passenger agent
of the Missouri Pacific Railroad
Company for thirty-five years
died in the Veterans’ hospital at
Alexandria, La., Tuesday morning
September 10 at 9:45 am. as was
announced by Mrs. Irene Shrop
shire, wife.of the deceased.
Mr. Shropshire had been ill for
some time and will be remembered
for his cooperation in dealing with
conventions and civic organizations
for the Missouri Pacific Company.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs.
Irene Shropshire, three sons, Tom
Bailey, Bruce Jr., and Jackie L.
Shropshire; one brother Mr. Tho
mas B. Shropshire of Omaha, Ne
CROCHETING AND SEWING
Now that fall is here a woman's
mind turns from clothes for the
beach and the great out-doors to
home school and the myriad in
formal fall and winter club and
social affairs. __ |
In the above picture's the de
lightful Dorothy Harris, of Phil
adelphia, one of the beautiful Neil
Scott models, exhibits a beautiful
crocheted oalot with red and green
gTosgrain ribbons; a plaid cotton:
(formal) wrap around apron with j
pleats; and a beautifully crochet
ed chairset of ure Ecru cotton
threads. These are all valuable
items you’ll need this fall. You
can get comlete instructions on
how to make them by sending a
stamped self-addressed envelop to
Mail Dept. 54 Clark Street, New
ard, N. J.
Notice is hereby given that spe
cial places for the registration of
voters residing in the City of Om
aha have been provided as follows"
NORTH OMAHA AREA
North Omaha Branch Public Li
brary, 29th and Ames Avenue in
Basement—North entrance. Mon
day and Tuesday of each week, to
wit: Sept. 30 and Oct. 1; October
7 and 8; 14 and 15.
Urban League Community Cen
ter, 2213 Lake St. Friday and Sat
urday of each week, to wit; Oct.
4 and5; 11 and 12; 18 and 19
Fire Engine House, 60th and Mi
litary Ave. Monday and Tuesday
of each week, to wit: Sept. 30 and
Oct. 1; Oct. 7 and 8; 14 and 15.
Gould Drug Co.. 4969 Dodge St.,
Wednesday and Thursday of each
week, to wit. Oct. 2 and 3; 9 and
10; 16 and 17.
SOUTH OMAHA AREA
Social Settlement 3069 ‘Q’ St.,
Wednesday and Thursday of each
week, to wit: Oct. 2 and 3; 9 and
10; 16 and 17.
South Side City Hall, 24 and O
Sts. Friday and Saturday of each
week to wit: Oct. 4 and 5; 11 and
12; 18 and 19.
All of the above places except
South Side City Hall will be open
from 1 pm. to 9 pm. South Side
City Hall will be open from 9 a.
m. to 9 p. m. The above schedule
is subject to discontinuance in the
event of lack of registrations. Vo
ters who prefer to do so may re
j gister at the Election Commiss
I ioner’s office at the Court House
daily from 8:30 a. m. to 4:30 pm.
except Saturday to 12 noon.
Commencing Saturday, Oct. 19,
and extending through Friday, Oc
tober 23 the Election Commission
er’s office will be open until 9 pm.
All voters residing in the city
of Omaha (except those voting by
mail because of absence from Dou
glas County) who have not re
gistered heretofore, or who have
changed their residence, or their
names by marriage or otherwise,
since their last registration, must
register in order to vote at the
General Election and the Special
Elections of the. city of Omaha,
and the Metropolitan Utilities Di
strict of Omaha, on November 5,
1946 and such voters are respect
tfully urged to register at their
earliest convenience and thereby
avoid unnecessary last minute con
Registration will close Friday
October 25, 1946 at 9 o’clock p. m!
Dated this 24th day of Septem
Joseph A. Vojir
Douglas County, Nebraska *
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ygji are aged 18 to M in
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275 Claseifl(atp&n Specialist
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672 Finance Technical Clerk
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