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UL ' I HR WIEY IS BRIDE
OF ELMER WOODS
Miss Elena Marie Bradley, the
daughter of Mrs. Marie Tassin and
Mr Elmer Woods of Lawrence,
Mass., were married Sunday, Sept!
22 at 10 o'clock in St Benedict's
Catholic Church in Omaha. The
j Er. Joseph Moylan S. J., perform
ed the ceremony, assisted by the
St. Benedict church choir. Mrs.
Wiggins, organist. The altar was
banked with gladiolias and ferns
and white carnations.
Mr. Pittman Foxall was best
man, Mr. A. Brooks, usher.
The bride wore a fitted bodice
of white satin and a buffaint skirt
of net with demitrain, which shim
mered over white nylon silk. The
long veil fell from a rhine-stone
studded crown. She carried a white
prayer book. Mrs. Kathryn Napier
aunt of the bride, was matron of
honor wearing pale pink organdy
gown with fitted bodice and full
length skirt. Rhine-stone jewelry
added charm. She also wore a co
ronet of aqua studded with silver ‘
sequins and carried pink carna- 1
tions. u j
A reception was held at the
home of the brides’ grandmother,
Mrs. Ella V. Thompson, 2412 Wirt
Street Out-of-town guests inclu
ded Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Tassin
and sons Mitchell and Gene of
Scottsbluff, parents and brothers
of the bride.
Mrs. Woods graduated with
honors both from the Crawford
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Mr. Woods, who was recently
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the textile mills in Lawrence, Mass
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* • * *
VISIT FROM CALIFORNIA
Mr. and Mrs. Felton Price of
Santa Barbara, Calif., are visiting
relatives and friends in Omaha.
Former Omahans, this is the first
visit here in 25 years. Among the
relatives: Mr. and Mrs. John Ross
and Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Fletcher,
A. Clare. A friend is Mr. Ed “Bear
cat’ Wright of South Omaha.
• • •
RAYMOND R. BROWN
Among the entertainments held
for Mr. and Mrs. Raymond K.
Brown was a dinner party Tues
day night by Mr. and Mrs. Mal
colm G. Scott, 1405 No 23rd St.,
other guests were Mr. and Mrs.
Virgel Shobe and Mr. and Mrs.
Ilarvey Carter with whom the
Browns visited while here. Mrs.
Robert Myers entertained for
Mrs. Brown on Wednesday at a
Pokeena Party while Mr. Brown
was being entertained at a stag
by his Alpha brothers at the home
of Mr. Saybert Hanger. A lunch
eon was held for Mr. Brown by the
local chapter of the Frontiers of
America. Members present were!
Dr. Herbert Wiggins: Rev. M. C.
Williams: Mr. John Butler; Mr.
Ryland Melford; Mr. Duward R. j
Grooms and Mr. Arthur B. Me- *
Caw. The Browns asked the Oma
ha Guide to say that they were
sorry that they were unable to
contact all of their many friends
in Omaha during their short 3-day
* * *
LEAVFS FOR NEW
Rev. and Mrs. A. L. Reynolds
of 2719 Corby St. left last week
for the new home in Fort Scott,
Kansas where Rev. Reynolds will
take over the pastorate of the
Methodist Church there. The Rey
nolds' were accompanied by their
two sons Abraham and Theon.
* * *
Tuesday, September 30th was
the 12th anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Wade of 2715 Binney
Street. Also celebrating their anni
versary on the same date were
Rev. and Mrs. T. J. Sanford who
celebrated their 29th anniversary.
* » •
Mrs. G. M. Adams of 2602 No.
27th St., returned to her home on
last Monday from her vacation.
She visited for a week in Chicago
as houseguest of Mrs. Luvinta
Roberts. While there she attended
the Convention of the Brotherhood
of Sleeping Car Porters and Au
xiliary. Mrs. Adams also visited
for a week in St. Louis as the
guest of her sister, Mrs. Mattie
Pruitt, wife of Rev. G. H. Pruitt
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♦ * »
ENTERTAINS CALIF. VISITOR
MR. AND MRS. REESE
Mrs. Lillian Williams of Berkley
California has been the house
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Reese of Binney St. The occasion
for her visit was Mrs. Reese’s
birthday which she celebrated on
the 22nd of September. After ten
days in Omaha, Mrs. Williams
left for a visit in New York City.
On her return to the coast around
the first of Nevember, Mrs. Reese
will join her in Berkley.
* * *
OF CLAIR CHAPEL
Thursday evening, October 2nd,
Mrs. Ivars Caldwell of 2725 Ma
ple St. was hostess to the general
meeting of the Women’s Society
of Clair Church. 17 members en
joyed Mrs. Caldwell's hospitality
during the evening. Business was
taken up in the general meeting
and Rev. C. C. Reynolds gave a
short but inspiring message to
the ladies. A lovely luncheon was
served by the hostess and every
guest enjoyed the delicious repast.
* • •
VISITS SGT. DUDLEY & WIFE
Mrs. Ida Brown of New Albany
Miss., has been visiting for the
past four weeks at the home of
her daughter and son-in-law De
tective Sgt. and Mrs. C. C. Dud
ley of 2902 No. 25th St. Mrs.
Brown will return to her home
in New Albany on or around the
fourteenth of October.
» * *
Jo Anne Galloway, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd V. Galloway
of 2814 No. 28th St., celebrated
her seventh birthday Saturday,
* * *
MRS. REYNOLDS HONORED
A handkerchief shower for Mrs.
A. L. Reynolds was given by the
Womens’ Auxiliary of Clair church
at the home of Mrs. Tenola Grey
of 2524 Patrick on Tuesday, Sep
tember 30. The shower was a com
plete surprise to Mrs. Reynolds,
and was given in her honor as a
going away event. Many beauti
ful handkerchiefs of every descrip
tion were received by her. An im
promptu program was given dur
ing the evening, including group
singing, two readings by Mrs.
Reese, a solo by Mrs. C. C. Rey
nolds, and numbers by a quartette
made up of four ladies from the
group. A delicious luncheon Was
served by the hostesses, Mrs. Grey.
• * *
DETROIT ATTY. IS VISITOR
Attorney Harold Bledsoe of De
troit, Michigan was in the city on
a two-day business trip this week.
He stopped at the home of Atty.
and Mrs. John Adams Sr. While
here Atty. Bledsoe visited with
two cousins, Mrs. Arthur B. Mo
Caw and Mr. Chauncy McFarland.
He also renewed friendship with
a fellow Detroiter who is visiting
her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Clar
* * ■
VISITS FROM ARKANSAS
Mrs. Loretta Smith Douglas of
Little Rock, Ark., will be the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Lee of 1620
Lake Street. She will arrive here
Oct. 11. Mr. Douglas’s father Mr.
H. W. Smith is on the staff of one
of the greatest Nebraska news
papers, the Omaha Guide.
* * »
MRS. CHESTER PULLUM ILL
Mrs. Chester Pullum who has
been ill at home for some time at
2608 Wirt St. is still confined to
bed and would appreciate it if her
friends would visit.
HOME FROM HOSPITAL
Mrs. Ada Stewart who has been
confined to the hospital, is now
at her home 2921 No. 25th St.,
and doing well.
* * *
Mrs. Ethel Bryant, formerly
Ethel Cole is visiting at the home
of her parents 2928 No. 25th St.
Mrs. Bryant who makes in Los
Angeles, Calif, will be in our city
about two weeks.
* * *
RETURNS FROM BROTHERS’
Mrs. Vardia Corbin, 2011 North
28th returned from Denver, where
she was called to attend the fun
jral of her brother, Joseph Boyd
* * *
Lester Corbin gave a song rec
tal at Bethel Church So. Omaha.
Mr. Corbin is a singer of great
* * *
COMES TO BURY BROTHER
Dr. Theodore Lowery of Kansas
City, Mo., has been visiting his
cousins Mr. and Mrs. John Murry,
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Anderson and
bis aunt, Mrs. Laura Turner and
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Johnson. Mr.
Lowery was called to Nebraska
because of the death of his bro
ther Ralph Lowery of Columbus,
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Dr. Lowery returned to his home
• • *
Nebraska State Federation c
Colored Women will sponsor it
41st anniversary banquet, wit
program Thursday, Oct. 17 8
pm., Masonic Hall, 26th and B!c
do Sts. $1 per plate. Mrs. Pinki
Anderson, state president.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. John Rhone c
Dallas, Texas are in the city visit
ing their daughter and son ar
grandchildren. The Rhones’ are th
parents of Mrs. John Dotson an
Mr. Arthur Simpson. They will \
in the city for two weeks.
* * *
Mr. Chrism.an Clark wishes aV
his friends to drop into the Elec
tronic shop and look over his cq>
plete stock of records.
• • *
Mr. Henry Black of 2919 Nort1
25th St., is recuperating at horm
after being confined to hospital,
having had an operation.
* * *
Miss Dorothy H. Brown, 2403 I.
28th Ave., daughter of Mr. an
Mrs. Frank F. Brown was marr
ied to Vernon Brown, son of Mr
Sara Brown of Marshalltown, la
on Sunday, Oct. 6 1946.
The bride wore an informal blut
wool dress, trimmed in gold and a
corsage of yellow tea roses. The
bride’s mother was very becoming !
in black sequin dress and pink !
carnations in her hair. Mrs. Sara
Brown, the groom’s mother wan
very attractive in a gray tailored
Out-of-town guests were Mr. I
James Brown and Thomas Spen- 1
cer of Marshalltown. i
The bride and groom left Sun- »
day night to make their home in
* * *
Little James and Harold Jean
Rose celebrated a double birthdc
Oct. 9th at the home of their rro
ther and aunt Mrs. Mary Eliza
beth Rose 966 North 25th Avc
Each were wished very many more
happy birthdays. James and Har
old are cousins.
* * *
HOME FROi’.1 HOSPITAL
Mrs. Eldridge Irving, 2207 Char
les St., is home after spending 2
weeks in St. Catherines hospital
where she had been confined.
* * »
TO ATTEND SCHOOL IN K. C.
Miss Mary Justice of Los Ange
les has been the houseguest of
hbr cousin Mrs. Mary Mason of
3115 Miami St. for the past week.
Miss Justice left Omaha Tuesday
Oct. 8 for Kansas City where she
will attend school while staying
with her aunt.
* * *
Thursday afternoon, October 2,
a meeting of the Women’s Divi
sion of the Community Chest was
held at the American Legion bldg,
in downtown Omaha. Instructions
were given for the forthcoming
Community Chest Drive which be
gins October 22. Attending the
meeting from Division H of which
Mrs. Minnie Dixon of 2852 Binney
St. is chairman for the 1946 drive
were Mrs. Wanasabee Fletcher;
Mrs. Greta Wade; Mrs. Julia Gal
loway and Mrs. Mattie Taylor.
* * *
OUT OF TOWN
| Mr. and Mrs. Spears and family
| of 2423 Wirt spent Sunday in
; Glenwood, la., visiting relatives.
* * •
Sunday evening Mrs. Spears was
surprised to find a birthday party
in her honor by her children upon
her return fom Glenwood.
* * *
GARDINIA GARDEN CLUB
The Gardenia Garden Club are
giving their fall tea at the home
of Mrs. Bertha Bell South, 2631
Binney Street Sunday Oct. 20th.
Hours 4-7. Clara Dacus, pres.
, * * *
Mrs. Katie Modesty of Platte
City Mo., is visiting her sister Mrs
Susie Hill at her home, 2606 Wirt
Street for two weeks.
* * »
VOLUNTEER WORKERS PLAN
COMMUNITY CHEST DRIVE
Interest was very high Tuesday
October 8 when Captains. Majors,
and workers of Division H in the
forthcoming Community Chest
Drive got together at the home
of the Division Chairman Mrs.
Minnie Dixon to discuss ways and
means and make preliminary plans
for their part in the Chest Drive
which begins October 22.
An extensive campaign will be
carried on by the ladies who are
enthusiastic and confident of rea
ching their quota.
Plans were made for a meeting
to be held at the YWCA next week
Maps were also given out to the
captains at this week’s meeting.
Afterwards tea was served to the
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Cinderella Silver Slipper Crowning by Sub-Debs
■ lacing sym
Siinner on Florentine
~ d. Oueen Cinderella 1946.
i.t . 'V' -tress of Ceremonies Na
idcock. Back row: Wil
Millicent Wheeler, Bar
*• Vona Mae Robinson,
Estrelda Horton, Eva Mae Cooper,
Della Jones and Charlene Dudley.
Front row on stage: Joan McCaw,
shoe bearer: Ladies-in-waiting,
Katherine Wilburn and Louise Per
] kins. Standing beoiw stage, 1st
I kit i.atherine Watts, ;
Jean Pierce, Eleanor Jone. , Petty
Jeane Smith, Thelma Pruitt and
Lea Mae McKinley. 2nd row: Jan
is McCaw, Regina Simms, Barbara
Waldron, Betty Wilburn, Matsal
onia r-ruitt and Eleanor Brown.
At Sub-Deb Party
Lois Brown, Sub-Deb’s ‘‘Queen
Melodie” of 1945, shown dancing
with Earl Hunnigan at Sub Debs
Cinderella party, held at YWCA.,
* * * *
group by Mrs. Dixon.
1946 Majors are Mrs. Aaron Mc
Millan of 2864 Miami and Mrs. Ha
zel Miller of 2420 Seward. Cap
tains are Mmes. Mary Faucett;
Greta Wade; Mattie Taylor; Julia
Galloway; Beatrice Elliott; Em
mett Avant and Thearis Wiley.
* * *
GIVES BENEFIT TEA
Sunday ofternoon, September 22
the Nebraska Federation of Wo
men gave a benefit tea at the
home of Mrs. George Fitzpatrick
of 2509 Florence Blvd. The tea
was given for the purpose of rais
ing funds for the proposed culb
home was very sucessful. Mrs.
Fitzpatrick was chairman in chg.
of the event. Guests enjoyed a pro
gram during the afternoon which
featured a song “Do I Think I’ll
Be a Good Soldier”; a talk by Mrs.
Sara Walker based on “What the
Federation Means to the Commun
ity which included plans and ideas
for the future club home. Closing
remarks were made by Mrs. Pin
kie Anderson, state president.
Assisting Mrs. Fitzpatrick at
the tea were Mrs. Smith: Mrs.
Ernestine Kerr and Mrs. Ander
The club wishes to .thank all
friends who helped make their tea
such a grand success.
* * *
Mrs. Aaron McMillan of 2864
Miami St., has returned to Omaha
after spending Wednesday and
Thursday of last week in Albion
Nebraska where she attended the
State Conference of the Congrega
tion Church which convened there
October 1st and 2nd.
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VISITING AUNT AND UNCLE
Miss Myra Leffall of Los An
geles is visiting her aund and un
cle Mr. and Mrs. Carrnett Leffall.
Miss Leffall won the beauty con
test of the University of Southern
California and plans to complete
her studies at Howard University.
Miss Leffall will enter Howard in
February and is majoring in pre
med. She will be in our city for
* * *
VACATION IN CHICAGO
Mrs. Hazel Dubard of 2512 Ein
ney Street is leaving on the 15th
of October for Chicago for a two
week’s vacation. Mrs. Dubard will
be the houseguest of Mrs. D. S.
• * *
HOME FROM COAST
Mrs. Mable Lee, formerally of
Omaha now of Los Angeles, is in
the city visiting her parents Mr.
and Mrs. Howard McDaniels.
» » *
^Mr^Carrie McDaniels entertain
Members of the SubOeb c lub,
of which Mrs. Clarence Davis is
sponsor, gave their _n^ annual
Formal Dance and Silver idipper
Crovvning on Saturday, Septem
ber 28th at the North ide ..ICA.
This years’ dramatization . ta
ken from the fairy tale, "Cinder
e la”. The queen for 1913 was
Miss Florentine Crawford, sixteen
years old, and a very brilliant
senior at Central high school. Miss
Crawford is an honor student and -
is graduating in 3 year :. Br ides
being an outstanding stud mt the
new queen has a very p1 posing
personality and considerable ta
lent in singing, dancing and dra
matics. She is also an accompli
shed pianist. Her aims and ambi
tions are to be a lawyer, artist
"tress of Ceremonies for the
evei. ig festivities was Mi3s Na
line Hancock. Last years' queen
’’Melodie I” was Miss Lois Brown,
vho crowned this years’ queen
with the symbolic silver slipper.
The ceremonial pagentrv inclu
ded the Princesses, each bearing
royal candles. The Princes, eo were
Nona Mae Robinson; Fstrelda
dnrton: Eva Mae Cooper; Bar
bara Scott; Millicent Wheeler;
-ella Mae Jones; Charlene Dud
ley; and Wilene Brown. Dutchess
'S were: Eleanor Brown; Lia Mae
McKinley; Thelma Pruitt; Matso
lonia Pruitt; Betty Smith; and
Betty Wilburn. Countesses were:
Barbara Waldron; Eleanor Jones;
Jean Pierce; Regina Simms; Jan
ice McCaw and Katherine Watts.
Ladies in Waiting were; Kathryn
Wilburn and Louise Perkins. Sil
ver Slipper Bearer was Joan Mc
Caw. The QUEEN, Florentine
Members of the ROTC in dress
uniform, escorted the girls at the
formal dance following the cere
Many parents and friends wit
nessed the pageantry.
Officers of the Sub-Deb chib are
Miss Nadine Hancock, president;
Miss Estrelda Horton, vice-presi
dent; Miss Nona Mae Robbins,
secretary; Kathryn Watts, trea
surer and Mrs. Clarence Davis,
Besides the Coronation, the Sub
Debs have many other activities
including picnics, hiking and ba
ed with a cocktail party in honor
of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hughes of
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Fred McDaniels
entertained with a reception at
their beautifully appointed home,
for Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hughs
of Los Angeles.
* • •
Mrs. Milicent Williams has re
turned to Kansas City, Mo. She
has been with her aunt, Mrs.
* * *
Mrs..Bessie Simpson is the very
proud mother of a baby boy born
Sept. 23 at University hospital.
Mrs. Simpson is at her parents
home, 2918 No. 26th St.
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