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Nr. & Mrs. H. L. Preston Celebrate
Their 25th Wedding Anniversary
At Elks Ballroom
The Twenty-Fifth Silver Wed
ding Anniversary Celebration of
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Preston was
held S-’nday afternoon at the beau
tiful Elks ballrom, February 23rd,
1947 from 4 until 7 p. m. A host
of friends and well wishers for
continuous happiness of the
couple, filled the ballroom.
The receiving line was headed
by Mrs A. L. Hawkins a close
friend of the Prestons. She was
wearing a lovely floral corsage
with her black crepe formal. Rev.
W. S. Metcalf the minister who
married the couple 25 years ago,
was next in line. Mr. and Mrs. H.
L. Preston were next. Mrs. Pres
ton was wearing a beautiful floral
corsage with her stunning rose
color formal. Mrs. Ida Giles, mo
ther of Mrs. Preston, had on a
black chiffon formal and a lovely
corsage. Miss Charlotte Preston,
daughter of the Prestons, wore a
formal of black and white.
A beautiful and enjoyable mus
ical program was rendered by the
different organizations that Mr.
and Mrs. Preston are affiliated
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The Program was as follows:
1. Three band numbers by the
Elks Junior Band.
2. Song by Elks Ensemble.
3. O’Promise Me, sung by Mrs.
4. Reading by Reverend F. S.
5. I Love You Truly sung by
Miss Charlotte Preston.
6- Onward Christian Soldier
sung by Elks Ensemble directed
by Mr. Preston.
7. Bless This House, sung by
The Elks Ensemble directed by
Mr. Preston closed the musical
program by singing for the guest
that immortal hymn “Steal A
way”. Mr. Reese was Master of
Gifts from the different organ
izations that Mr. and Mrs. Pres
ton are members of or to whom
they have rendered untiring serv
ices were as follows: The Elks En
semble presented them with a
beautiful color vegetable dish, St.
Johns Choir a silver meat platter,
and vegetable dish; Minute Men &
Auxiliary, a four piece silver Tea
Set; the Watchmen presented them
with ANNE REVERE • ALLYN JOSLYN • GENE LOCKHART
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five Silver Dollars. There was a
host of other lovely silver gifts.
Attendance: Mrs. G. McPherson,
General Arranger assisted by the
following—Mrs. B- Kellog, Regis
trar, Mrs. F. McDaniels, Miss
Thomas, Mrs. H. L. Sherwood, Mrs
W. Henry, Miss Kirby, Mrs. W.
Rogers, Mrs. C. Harold, Mrs. A.
Johnson, Mrs. G. Rafferty, Mr- H.
Henry, Mr. Fred McDaniels, Mr.
B. A. Howell.
The guest were graciously serv
ed ice cream, cake and delicious
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Preston re
side at 2314 Charles St., Omaha.
MRS. BETTIE PITTMAN, the
former Bettie Davis, is reported
doing very nicely, after being
blessed with the birth of an 6ix
pound, twelve ounce baby girl who
the young couple have named
Antionette. The baby was born
last Wednesday February 19th at
Mrs. Pittman is secretary at St.
Philips Church and is a law stud
ent at Creighton university.
Mr. Pittman is a veterinarian,
with offices located at 49th and
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Cynthia Ann, announces her ar
rival to Mr. and Mrs. Hardiman,
of 2856 Wirt St. Cynthia Ann was
born at Doctor’s Hospital, weigh
ing eight pounds. Mrs. Hardiman
is a housewife and is a member of
Salem Baptist Church, and Mr.
Hardiman is a member of Hope
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Mrs. Burton Walker, sister-in
law of rM. Arthur Justus, well
known Omaha bakery route sales
man, is resting well after under
going an operation at Lutheran
hospital- Mrs. Walker is a mem
ber of Clair Chapel Church and is
a student at the University of O
maha. Mrs. Walker is the wife of
Burton Walker, well known Omaha
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Miss Jessie Franklin, 2605 Deca
tur street, became the bride of Mr.
Melvyn Dunn, Sunday afternoon,
February 23, at the home of the
bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Franklin. Miss Myria Franklin,
sister of the bride-elect, was maid
of honor. Mr. Joseph Jones was
best man. The bride and groom,
plan an indefinite stay in Omaha.
A BABY GIRL
Mr. and Mrs. O’Neal of 2511
Caldwell street are the proud par
ents of an eight and one-half
pound baby girl, who was named,
Helen Lois. The O’Neals have
three other children, Schilds Ann,
O’Neal Jr., and Robert Mrs. O’
Neal, a housewife, is affiliated
with the PTA., Zion Baptist church
and Mr. O’Neal is an employee of
Armour and Company.
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Shirley Ann Beard, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Beard of
12805 North 25th street, is reported
in good condition after undergoing
an tonsillitis operation at Univers
ity hospital. Shirley is a student
at St. Benedict.
! Little Arthur Walker Justus,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jus
tus, 2911 North 28th street, was
admitted into St. Catherine’s hos- i
pital Tuesday morning at 8 p. m.
for the removal of his tonsils.
Arthur is a kindergarten student
INTO NEW HOME
Mr. and Mrs. Leo M. Bohanon,
recently moved' into their new
home at 2930 Parker street.
Mr. Bohanon is the Executive
Secretary of the Omaha Urban
League. Mrs. Bohanon, has just i
recently arrived from their Minne- j
apolis home with their son, Leo Jr. i
to reside in Omaha.
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New Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter
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Deleta Iota Omega chapter of Al- I
pha Kappa Alpha sorority which
has just been recently organized,
has the distinction of being the
first Greek Letter organization ev
er set up in Pensacola, Fla. Sorer
Ametta G. Wallace, southeastern
regional director, officiated. Lor
ena C. Brown is basileus.
Left to right, seated: Mrs. Theo
dore H. Howard. Mrs. Elsie J. Jon
es. Miss Hilda Preer, Mrs. Annie
B. Williams. Standing: Mrs. Geor
gette C. Jones. Mrs. Arnetta Grav
ely Wallace. Mrs- Lorena C. Brown
Mrs. Lillie J. Johnson, Miss Edy
the E. Lucky and Mrs. A. B. Hen
MRS. MAE WRIGHT DOWNS,
grand president, Delta Sigma The
ta sorority, who issued an early
call to all Delta chapters to pre
pare now for the annual conclave
to be held in San Antonio, Texas,
August 23-27. Mrs. Downs expects
; the sorority, whose records show
an increase of more than 1.000
I members since the 1944 conven
! tion, will have the largest conclave
I in its history. (ANP)
Mrs. Lucille Donaldson gave a
surprise party for her husband
Mr. Dan Donaldson at their home
2616 Corby street, February 22,
1947. A very delicious repast was
served. Everyone wished Mr. Don
aldson many more happy birth
days to come. Guests at the party
were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. G.
Gardner, Mr. and Mrs. H. Sher
wood, Mr. and Mrs. H. Mason, Mr
and Mrs. Harris, Mr. and Mrs. E.
Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. H. Combs.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Williams, Mr. and
Mrs. C. B Hopkins, Mrs. Geary,
Mrs. F. Hunigan, Mrs. B. Patterson
Mrs. H. Godby, Mrs. Eula Lett,
Mr. and Mrs. H. Avant, Mr. and
Mrs. Mose Bryant, Miss Amelia
Orduna, the Donaldson family and
Mr. Otha Lewis an out of town
guest from Eudora, Kansas was al
so present. Everyone had an en
PASTORS’ WIVES COUNCIL
The Interdenominational Pastors
Wives Council met at the home of
Mrs. Vicoria Campbell, 2004 North
The meeting was called to order
by the President. Minutes of the
last meeting were read.
Each member responded to the
roll call on Results, Selfishness.
Topic for discussion: “Steward
ess of Peace'’ which Mrs. K. Steele
led in discussing,
Mrs. Golden Brooks gave a read
Refreshments were served by the
Next meeting will be held March
5th at the home of Mrs. Margaret
Bryant, 2861 Maple.
Mrs. Hazel B. Reynolds, Pres.,
Golden Brooks, Reporter.
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GIRL SCOUT TROOP 62
Girl Scout Troop No. 62 met at
the residence of Mrs. Cleone Mur
rell, Monday, February 17, 1947.
The meeting was opened with ev
eryone singing our opening song,
‘Girl Scouts Together.”
Our Troop attended the Inves
ture Sendees of Troop 191 at Zion
Baptist Church Sunday afternoon
We made plans to visit the Girl
Scouts little house Wednesday af
ternoon. We closed our meeting
with our closing song "Taps!”
Pres., Betty King,
Reporter, Florence Bridge.
Leader, Mrs. Cleone Murrell.
THE JOLLY MATES CLUB
The Jolly Mates Club met at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Rone 3021 North 30th Street, Sat
urday evening. February 15. 1947.
There was several absentees due
to illness and death.
Mrs. Hlen Brown underwent an
operation at the Lutheran Hospit
al. She is reported improved at
Mr. Arthur Rone was called to
his father’s bedside in Oklahoma.
Mrs. Roy White lost her brother
in-law, Mr. Walker. The Club ex
tends their heartfelt sympathy to
the bereaved family.
We also w’ish Mrs. Brown a very
speedy recovery and also Mr.
Mrs. Eula Young was appointed
a member of the Sick Committee.
The Club sent a donation to the
James E. Seay Fund, sponsored by
The Omaha Guide.
A very enjoyable evening was
spent by all.
After the meeting the hostess
served a delightful luncheon after
which the members enjoyed the
rest of the evening in games.
Mrs. Cleone Murrell was appoint
ed Acting Reporter in place of Mrs
Helen Brown during her spell of
“Friends have all things in
John Davis, Pres.,
Cleone Murrell, Acting Reporter
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Mrs. A. Norman, sponsored by the
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j MRS. DORIS McDAVIS
THE LES FEMMES CLUB meet-'
mg at the home of Mrs. Thelma
Tucker, 2624 North 25th street,
elected the following officers for
1947. Mrs. Doris McDavis, Presi
dent; Mrs. Helen Ownes, Vice Pres
Mrs. Thelma Tucker, Sec’y-Treas.;
and Mrs. Geraldine Melford. Chair
man. Entertainment Committee.
Club members present were Mes
srs Maurice Patterson, Anne Toley
Halley Patten, Zelma Whiteside,
and Madeline Matthews.
The Le Femmes Club is compos
ed of a group of well known young
matrons in the city.
A DAUGHTER, VIQKI ANN
rM. and Mrs. Charles Moore an
nounce the birth of their baby
daughter. Vicki Ann, born at the
Immanuel Hospital. Friday Febr
uary 21, weighing 7 pounds and
9 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Moore also
have a small son Charles, Jr., four
Mrs. Moore is a housewife and at
tends St- Philips. Mr. Moore,
auditor and financial secy of the
AMVETS, attends St. Benedicts.
THE MIDWEST ATHLETIC
Herman Franklin, President
William Wynn, Reporter.
The Midwest Athletic Club held j
its business meeting Sunday Feb
ruary 23. at the Near Northside
YMCA., 24th and Grante Streets.
The reports of the various commit
tee chairmen showed a pleasing
progress of the Club.
Next Sunday, March 2, is to be
a grand affair. It is the Sunday
for our Social meeting. Mr. Luth
er Myett, Chairman of the Enter
tainment Committee, promises a
fine program. There are to be
some prominent speakers to ex
I temporate on some interesting and
l worthy subjects. Refreshments
.are to be served.
I Our last Social affair introduced
our Club to many new friends.
This meeting is expected to bring
out many new and old friends to
enjoy the program graciously plan
ned by our Entertainment Comm
The public in invited. It will be
held at the YMCA 24th and Grant
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Stt LftBtl DIWCCTIONS
MRS. M. C WILLIAMS, wife of
the Pastor of Bethel Baptist
Church, held the audience spell
bound with her lovely rendition of
“Help Me to Help My Neighbor”
by Irving Berlin. “Help Me to
Help My Neighbor” is the newly
adopted, official song of the Na
tional Conference. Mrs. Williams
was accompanied by Mrs. Alice M.
Wilson at the piano. ,
Streets. The time is 3 o'clock on
Sunday, March 2nd
The Mother's Council of YWCA.
Northside is making plans for a
St. Patrick’s Day Book Review Tea
on Sunday, March 16th.
The plans are under way for the
Quack Club Style Show and the
date of this affair will be announc
WOMEN OF WESTERN
BAPTIST DISTRICT HOLD
GET ACQUAINTED MEETING
We thank all who were able to
attend and all who desired to co
operate with the Ladies of the
Iowa. Nebraska, and Minnesota
Baptist Association in their “Get
Acquainted” meeting, held on Feb.
17 and 18 at the Tabernacle Bapt
ist Church, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Monday night was given to the
Sunday Schools of the District un
the auspices of Mrs. Ada J. Fields
and the Red Circle Bands under
Mrs. Elsie Bell. The programs
rendered were educational and in
Tuesday morning sermon was
preached by Rev. E. Green and the
Bible Study conducted by Rev. J.
R. Reynolds, At 1:30 the ladies of
the Tabernacle served a dinner
that was all a dinner could be_
the food was good, well prepared,
After dinner Rev. Reynolds gave
us another lesson on "Love” which
would have been well for all Oma
han to hear.
Tuesday night Rev. Young
preached and the Queens Rally
highlighted the program.
More than $100 was raised.
Rev. Wm. Clayton, Moderator,
Mrs. Addie Green, Pres. Women.
BROWN DOT VISITS SISTER
Mr. Jimmy Gordon, one of the
Brown Dots from New York City,
is visiting his sister Mrs- J. W.
Allen, 2509 Maple street. They are
singing at the AMVETS.you
should hear them.they excel the
Ink Spots or other qquartettes.
NEAR NORTHS1DE BRANCH
Gra-Y Clubs are now organized
in four of the grade schools name
ly: Howard Kennedy, Joseph P
Mosley, adviser. Long, Eugene
Skinner, adviser, Kellom Thomas
Scott adviser, Lake, Marty Thom
as, adviser. Any boy in the 6th,
7th or 8th grade is eligible to join.
In the Woodson Center Basket
ball League the Near Northside
team is standing second. These
league games are played each
Thursday night at Highland school
The-Ladder Ping Pong Tourna
ment has just started at the Bran
ch. There are three sections to the
tournament with Marty Thomas as
Tournament Director. There is the
Senior, Junior and Gra-Y entries in
the tournament. The tournament
will continue until March 29th. If
you like the game of ping pong,
drop in at the Branch any after
non and watch the boys and young
men battle for the top round of the
ladder. More about this later.
Mr. John Butler, Executive Sec
retary, and Travis Dixon, have Just
returned from the Area Council
Meeting and Association of Secret
aries meeting in Wichita, Kansas.
They report that the conferences
were interesting and of tremend
ous value to the program of the
Airplane and craft classes con
ducted each afternoon and Satur
day morning at the “Y” still prove
to be a most interesting activity
to the boys. All types of airplanes
ships, and many other articles are
MRS MF.LFORD HOSTESS
Mrs. Ryland E- Melford. Sr., was
hostess to the Book Lovers’ Club
at her home 2613 Binney street on
Saturday afternoon February 22.
Mrs. Saybert Hangar, chairman
program committee, presented the
Club with an outline of 1947 activ
Club members present were Mes
sers C. C. Reynolds, Pres., Bemle
Cowan, secretary, W. W. Solomon.
John Albert Williams, Saybert
Hangar, Walter Ervin and Minnie
Thomas. Mrs. Bemie Cowan will
be hostess at the next meeting in
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NEW, DIFFERENT LENTEN DISH
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No dull Lenten meals for your family if you have thin recipe for Hafibot
Supreme with Cheese Whirls. Sounds grand and tastes even better! It’s golden
brown, tender biscuit whirls, flecked with pimiento and parsley, baked on"
unusually tasty creamed fish. Start right by saut&ng the green pepper and
onion in a pure, all-vegetable shortening, like Spry. Dependable shortening is
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HALIBUT SUPREME WITH CHEESE WHIRLS ‘
H <&P Spry W teaspoon pepper ^
H cup green peppers, chopped 1H cups milk (
■ H cup onions, sliced 1^ pounds halibut, cooked end
. 2 tablespoons flour flaked (about 2H cups)
IH teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice
. y% teaspoon paprika
Melt Spry in saucepan. Add green peppers and onions and cook until onTona are
yellow. Add flour, salt, paprika, and pepper and blend. Add milk gradually stirring'
constantly, and cook until thickened. Add fish and lemon juice. Keen hot while
making Cheese Whirls. —r-— - —SS
_ . CHEESE WHIRLS ^
1 eop rifted flour cup grated cheese*-a.
11a teaspoons baking powder ! 2 tablespoons pimiento, cut •
'A teaspoon salt in pieces ■
3 tablespoons Spry 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
.• 6 tablespoons milk s
Gift flour with baking powder and salt. Cut in Spry fine. Add milk and cheese,
mining to a soft dough. Knead lightly on floured board for about 20 seconds Roll
dough into rectangle. Sprinkle pimiento and parsley over dough Rollup like ieUr
roll. Cut into 34-inch slices. Pour boiling hot fish mixture into oblong 10 x 6-inch
baking dish and lay biscuit slices on top, cut side up. Bake in hot oven (426® FJ
25-30 minutes. Serves 6. v v
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