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James Lee defeated H. H.
Schauland 6-2 6-0 Nathaniel Fitz
defeated Roscoe Mitchell 6-4 6-2.
This week Nathaniel Fitz vs.
James Lee. Winner will play the
winner of the Duward Crooms—
Harry Rutledge match for the
These programs are becoming
more and more popular. Another
gTeat treat is in store for those
who attend the program this
comining Friday night at Corby
Park. The Community Band will
again be on hand to play a con
cert. Come and bring your friends
and enjoy thg band concert,
movies and community sing.
GOING TO CAMP
The boys going to camp wi'l
have only to wait a few more
days to enjoy a week of pleasure
in God’s Great Outdoors at Camp
Strader Crete Nebr. Wednesday
August 27 is designated as Visi
tor’s Day on which day a Track
and Field Meet has been planned
The following are the boys who
will attend the Omaha period at
Camp Strader August 24 to 30.
Emmett Ashby, Edward Ander
son, Kermit Anderson, Lammier
Brown, John W. Curtis, Marion
Collins, Norman Carpenter, Geo
rge Davis, Rahn Dennis, Law
rence Ellis, Wilbur Ellis, Charles
Faulkner, Rodney Johnson, Fred
Jackson, James Jackson, Robert
Lee Jackson, Larry Lane, Donald
Morton. David Miller, Sanford
McConnell, Alfred Perkins, James
Perkins, Rudolph Skillman, Win
fred Samuels Jr., Jay Steele, Pet
er James Smith, Robert Williams,
Donald Wiley, Harold Watkins,
John Henry Watkins, and Ken
ROUTE TO TAKE TO
Route 6 to Lincoln, turn south
on Tenth Street follow Route 77
to Junction 33 (Crete Corner)
then 33 to Crete to Traffic Light
turn left at Traffic Light six
blocks to Camp Strader, Lincoln
YMCA Camp Sign. Turn right
and park at the Old Mill and walk
across to camp. Mileage 85 miles
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Harrold,
2425 Wirt st„ are the proud
parents of a baby girl, Lonnetta
Baby Lonnetta Lorrain was
bom at the Lutheran Hospital on
July 20, at 11:10 a. m. She weig
ed 714 pounds.
The Harrolds have a son, Leo
nard Jr., 3.
Both attend St. Johns A. M. E.
Church and sing in the Senior
The grandparents of the child
ren are Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Hous
ton and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Mills, 2028
Maple, are the proud parents of
a baby son, Leroy Gene. Baby Le
roy Gene weis bom at Doctors
Hospital on July 20, at 1.02 p. m.
and weighed six pounds, five
Mr. and Mrs. Mills have two
other children. They are Janice
Katheryn, 20 months and James
The grandfather of the children
Is Mr. Willie Love.
Mr. and Mrs. William McGee,
-2308 Seward, are the proud par
>ents of a son, Murphy. Baby Mur
phy was bom at the University
-Hospital on July 16, at 1:29 a. m.
The McGees have two otheij
■Children. They are William Albert
3, and Johnnetta Marie, 15 man
ths. . .
The grandparents of the child
ren are Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cal
loway and Mrs. Alice McGee.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Besse. 2615
Binney, are the proud parents of
a baby son. Baby Gerald was
bom at tl^ University Hospital
on July 16, and weighed 8 pounds
Mr. and Mrs. Besse have two
other children. They are Sharon,
3 and Harry Jr., 2.
Besides her housework and
caring for her children. Mrs. Bes
se is a member of the Quack
Mr. Besse is a member of the
Am Vets No. 11.
Both attend Zion Baptist
The grandparents of the child
ren are Mrs. Arlene King and
Mr. and Mrs. Sol Finleyson of
SUCCESSFUL PICNIC PARTY
On Sunday, August 10, J. C.
Algeirs Sr. and J. C. Algeirs Jr.
of the Omaha Athletic Club and
their, wives entertained all the
employees at their beautiful home (
1801 South 72nd st„ with a love- i
ly picnic party which was enjoy
ed by everyone. The Algeirs and
the Waldorf Astoria Chef, Mr. j
Goodfellow Reno extend a very j
friendly welcome to all.
Mrs. Albretta M. Fields and
children of Tulsa. Oklahoma have
been visiting in the home of her
sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Pankey of 3110 Corby
st„ for the past eighteen day.
Owing to the very serious illness
of her mother, Mrs. Jennie Allen,
Mrs. Fields stay has been inde
During her stay in our city, she
has been entertained by the fol
lowing friends and relatives: Mr.
and Mrs. Antone Louis, Mr. and
Mrs. Earnest Bryant, Mrs. Hazel!
Wainwright Taylor Mrs. Bertha
Moore Mrs. Ivy McGrady Mrs. (
Mattie Walker, Mrs. Lillian Pitts.
Mrs. Lucylle Avant, Mrs. Ida Wil
ey, Mrs. Mildred Dillard, Mrs. |
Mary Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Wal-'
ter Harrold Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Ar
lo South, Mr. Arthur F. Allen, j
Mrs. Fields father, and Mrs. Hal
RETURNS FROM MOTOR TRIP
Mr. and Mrs. William Richard
son, returned recently from a mo
tor trip to St. Paul. Minn., where
they visited relatives of Mrs.
Richardson, the George Brooks of
The Brooks family own and
operate the Brooks Funeral Home
of St. Paul.
SHOWER A GRAND AFFAIR
Mrs. Sherman Cooper and Mrs.
Jerimiah Simpson gave a show
er at the home of Mrs. Simpson,
2119 Burdette st„ on Saturday
evening Aug. 9, 1947, in honor
of Josephone Cooper and William
Poindexter, who will be married
Sunday Aug. 17, at 2 p. m. at
the Paradise Baptist Church.
1811 N. 23 st.
The shower was a grand ?f
fair and the bride and groom to
be received many wonderful gift3.
Attorney and Mrs. Lewis Doby
are spending some time in Omaha
as the guests of Mrs. Doby’s par.
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bat
ties. They motored from the na
tion’s capitol, arriving early last
Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Welch
are spending some time in Omaha
at the residence of Mr. Welch’s
Aunt, Mrs. Katherine Jackson.
They plan to motor back to
Washington, D. C. within a few
Barbara Jean accompanied h^r
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Welch, and
has been enjoying her stay with
Mr. and Mrs. James Blythewood’s
young daughter, Beverly.
FETED ON HER BIRTHDAY
A beautiful Birthday * Party
was given in honor of Ldttle Mis--,
Mayola Senior, who has been
spending the summer with her
aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. ■
John R. Butler, on Saturday Aug
9, at the Butler’s home 2509
Spencer. Those present were Da
vid Adams, Bobby Parker. Mar
cia McGee. Ruth McGee, Shirley
McGee, Carolyn Robinson, Sandr*
Robinson, Madeline Adams, Nev>->
Haynes, James Haynes. Helen
Hawkins, Joan Adams, Jean and
Jeanette Parker, George Parker
Edward Fletcher, Michael Adams
Ralph Adams, Velma Phalps
Ronnie Phelps, Charles Tyler
Marvelle McGee, Mrs. Charles Ty
ler, and Mrs. Travis Dixon. Littij
Miss Senior was the recipient of
many beautiful gffts. The after
noon was spent in playing games
on the lawn, and a enjoyable time
was had by all that attended.
Mrs. Helen Owen assisted Mrs
Butler and her daughter Mary
Louise with the party. Little Miss
Senior is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Ellsworth Senior of
Rev. J. B. McBrooks of Allen
Chapel A. M. E. Church, visited
the Omaha Guide on Monday.
Aug. 11, to discuss plans for a
Church Booklet with the publish
er. Mr. C. C. Galloway.
He also left a news item on
Allfen Chapel’s Women’s Day
that is to be held Sunday, Aug.
Audience Warm and Generous
in Applauding Approval of Voice
of Mabelle Warren in Recital ,
A generous music-loving audi
ance in applause heard Miss Ma
belle Warren Soprano, who is one
of the most promising artist of
the day, thrill them to no end
on Friday evening August 8 at
the Zion Baptist Church.
Her tone quality and range of
her voice in the presenting of
each number was par excellent,
and it was thoroughly enjoyed
by the audiance in attendance.
Long study and hard diligent
practice has given Miss Warren
a beautiful voice that will make
any critic take notice of her
Her lovely personality blended
perfectly and effectively with
ach presentation assisting her in
bringing to her audiance those
glorious and memberable num
The Audiance applauded vigor
ously at the following numbers:
Pur-dicesti O bocca bella by An
tonio Lotti, Wegenlied (Cradle j
Song) by Johannes Brahms. Do j
Not Go My Love by Richard Hoge- |
man, In TheSilent of Night, by
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sometimes
I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Arr. Harry T. Burleigh, and Let
Us Break Bread Together.
Miss Warren was present with
a lovely bouquet by Miss Florin
tine Goodlette at the ^nd of the
third part of the program. She
sang for he audiance the beauti
ful Ava Marie.
Miss Ruth Norman was the ac
companist for Miss Warren. Miss
Norman played the following
numbers Capriccio Op. 116 No.7
! by Johannes Brahms, Nocturne
Op. 27, Nunmber by Fredrick
Chopin and Scherzo Humoristique
(The Cat and the Mouse) by A
Mrs. Betty Pittman presented
her at the end of her piano num
bers with a beautiful bouquet of
Miss Mabelle Warren was pres
ented in recital by the Delta Ep
silon Omega and Gamma Beta
Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha
After Miss Warren recital
those in attendance adjoured
downstairs in the church parlor
for a social hour and a chance
to meet Miss Warren to Congra
dulatg her for the excellent re
EXECUTIVE SECY, PROGRAM
DIRECTOR OF TEEN’AGE
LEAVE NORTHSIDE YWCA
At a early board meeting this
year the resignation of Miss
Ethal Brewer Executive Secre
tary and Miss Genva Burney
Teen-Age Program Director of
the Northside Branch Y. W. C. A.
was accepted with regret effec
tive the latter part of Aug. 1947.
Miss Brewer succeeded Miss E.
Jorden who resigned a year ago
to take a post in Y. W. C. A.
work in the Carolinas.
Miss S. Brewer wishes her
many friends to know that while
secretary of the Y. she has enyed
h-'r work. Her future plans are
-till indifinit at present.
V'ss Genva Buvre.. came to the
Northsidg Branch as Girl Reserve
Secretary later change to Pro
gram Director for Teen-Age Girls.
Her efficient work in welding a
program for the Teen-Age Girls
has been outstanding and noted
in the community. She will be
missed greatly by the many
friends she has made while in
, our city of Omaha.
Miss Bum°y will assume her
new post as Frogram Director
for Teen-Age Girls at the Y. W.
C. A. in Newark, N. J. in Sept.
She will commute back and forth
between Newark and N. Y. at
the New York School of Social
Work where she will be taking
Mr. Simon Harrold, head waiter
at the Happy Hollow Club and
the Omaha Chamber of Cham
ber of Commerce. visited the
Omaha Guide on Monday, August
11. He spent quite a little time
having a chat with Mr. H. W.
Smith and others of the Omaha
Mr. Simon Hai%>ld was recent,
ly crowned King Borelis XVII.
Pile of Cement
Grand Coulee dam contains
enough cement to build three Great
Using Rat Skins ^
The skins of rats are used to
make pocketbooks and tobacco
First Book Matches
John Walker. English pharmacist,
made the first book matches in 1827.
mgfi nee M
For many years deaths in tho
Unltefl States duo to firs have been
•«w««ku> Mwas 10 am ■
Kirk So. Side Typewriter Co.
It is a pleasure to look at his
place of business, it beautiful type
writers, cash registers, adding
machines, supplies. Mr. Kirk in
vites the public to stop by and
look over bis place of business.
Cautious service to all. Never too
busy to give you the best advise
Phil C. Lynch, 612 So. 13 st.
Mr. Lynch, one of the old-timers
in Omaha, is admired and known
by everyone. He has a pleasant
word and smile at all times. You
will find one of the best equipped
plumber shops in the city of
Omaha. He can do anything in
the line of plumbing and is always
at your service with the best that
can be found. Work guarenteed.
Stop by and see Mr. Lynch, a fine
man to talk with.
Payne Truck Service, West
Broadway, Council Bulffs, has
been In the business long enough
to know and understand all makes
of trucks. You will be surprised
to kow wwhat Mr. Payne can do
in the way of overhauling your
car or truch. All he asks is a
trial, and you will sure see him.
When in need of anything in the
line of first-class work, see him
at the above address.
Mr. Joe Hrasky, 1823 West
Broadway, Council Bluffs, has a
real nice store; it is convenient
to all. He carries nice line of gro
ceries. cool drinks, and many
other useful things that you will
need at times. He also can fill
your car with gas and oil and
send you on your way rejoicing.
If your car needs to be fixed, he
will take care of all your truobles
Stop by and give him a trial.
At 726 West Broadway, Council
Bluffs, you will meet a most cau
tious gentleman who owns and
operates a store known as the
rummage store. His store is so
packed with valuable goods that
there is scarcely room for him
to stand. You can find shoes for
the family shirts, pants, ties, or
anything you need in the home,
i You will gasp when he tells you
the prices on this nice line of
goods. See him first.
Attorney and Mrs. Lewis Dorby
of Washington, D. C„ are visit
ing their parents, Mr and Mrs. !
Howard Battles of 3122 Burdette
st. While in Omaha, they have
visited many friends, among
whom were Mr. and Mrs. C. C.
McDonald, 2215 N. 29 st.
Attorney Dorby is practicing |
law in Washington, D. C.
We wish them all the success. *
When you are in need of clothes
for the family, there is a surprise
in store for you at 338 Securities
1 Building. You will be surpirsed
to find such nice up-to-date good3
in Omaha. The manager of this
business is one of the most cour
teous and pleasant ladies you ever
ever met. She leads; others follow
There is a square deal to all.
Now is the time to prepare your
children for school. She’s really
prepared to make them look spic
and span. More about this store
in my next issue.
The Morris System Hair Scalp
and Facial Specialists. If you are
suffering from any of the the var
ious hair scalp or facial ailments
which are so prevalent or if you
are afficted with ichy scalp and
dandruff, see the Morris System.
They have been in business in
Omaha since 1921, which is posi
tive proof of tis merits.
The main office of the Morris
System is located in Omaha. They
maintain their own laboratories,
wherein they manufacture all of
their Government registered pre
parations which have proven
their effectiveness over many
years. If you are worried over
your scalp or facial condition,
drop in and see the specialist who
will be on hand at the Morris Sy.
stem to help you. Call AT 8586.
221-225 Sunderland Bldg. 15 and
IN TRAFFIC COURT
Laura Estes, 2324% N. 24 st„
reckless driving, continued a
Foster W. Nelson, 2601 Charles
drunken driving. $75 and costs,
driver's license suspended 60 days
no driver’s license. $1 and cost;
no safety sticker, $10 and costs.
Earl W. Mains. 2702 Decatur 66
Maud C. Seevers. 2702 Decatur
Clarence J. Smith, 1324 N. 26 23
Lillie M. Watson, 1324 N. 26
Harvey H. Avant Jr, 2112 23
Pauline V. Bates 2112 N. 28 21
by h. w. smith
A woman’s body was found Sun
day, August 10, in an alley in
Detroit, Mich. •
Police in Yonkers. N. Y. are
trying to spot two week hawk3 1
that have been annoying blind
A 45 year old man was bitten
very badly by a Bengal tiger in j
Chicago on Sunday, August 10. !
The International twins as3ocia- |
tion will hold their 1048 meeting
A promise of more evidence in
the Howard Hughes’ 40 million
dollars air-plane contract on Sun- |
day, August 10.
John Wesley Carrier of Fair- |
land, 111., will be 102 years old
on August 15. Hg lives with one
of his children.
A fishing boat of the coast sf
Gloucester, Mass, caught fire and
sank on Saturday night, August
9; the crew was saved.
A train wreck on the Missouri
Pacific R. R. at Jacksonville,
Ark. on Sunday August 10. One
person was killed and 23 persons
Three men were arrested by
Omaha police Sunday, Aug. 10,
for robbery events that put Floyd
L. Leonard in Doctors Hospital
with a severed juglar vein.
Are you a member of the
N. A. A. C. P.?
An U. S. Army Staff Sgt. told
Omaha Detectives Sunday, Aug.
10, he would spend half of his
furlough in Omaha to prefer
charges against a man that tried
to dupe him out of a wristwatch.
Three strong-armed robbers
took a wrist watch and $48 from
Andrew Ferkerty, it was report
ed to South Omaha Police Sun
day, August 10.
U. S. INCOME GAIN
The personal income of Ameri
cans measured in dollars, hite a
new high in June. It mounted to
a rate which would total 193 bil
lion dollars if extended over a
full year, the Commerce Depart,
mnt announced Thursday.
The total was $1,200,000,000
more than the previous record
reached in March and $1,500,000,
000 above the May figure.
The upswing mainly was due,
the department said, to greater
payments of wager and salaries
and bigger net income for farmers
A slight decline in the income
of business proprietors and partn
erships was noted from May to
June. But an increase in agricul
tural income exceeded the usual
| WANTED BOY to work in
Grocery Store* until school be
grins. Work after school when
school starts. Apply at 3502 No.
30 st. KE. 0720.
BY H. W. SMITH
The lawn party for the em
ployees of the O. A. C. at the
beautiful home of thg Allgiers
was a complete success.
Mrs. Frank Hughes is top man
at the Highland Club.
Waiters at the Hill Hotel are
on the up and go at all times.
Regis Hotel and White Horse
Inn Waiters are very mueh on
the job at all times.
Paxton Hotel head waiter and
crew are going good on service.
Waiters at the Legion Club are
taking a very good care of the
Fontenelle Hotel waiters are
in the front line on service.
Blackstong Hotel waiters are
very much improved on fine ser
R. R. boys are serving on
wheels and toping the service at
Read The Omaha Guide for all
Bro. John Evans is top man at
the Rome Hotel.
Harry Frazier and H. W. Smith
had a friendly chat on 15 and
Musician head waiter and crew
are doing th* honors at the Hap.
Country Clubs "are going good
on the last go around.
Do You Read Th^ Omah Guide?
If Not, Why Not?
COUNCIL DELAYS ON
Inspection, Police Word on Site
Three young men who want to
open a dance hall at 201-11 North
Twenty-fourth st. Tuerday gained
a temporary reprieve from the
Council members decided to
table Commissioner Arthur Wea
ver’s motion that the application
for a dance hall permit be denied.
They agreed to inspect the loca
tion and seek a recommendation
from the Police Department.
The applicants are Calvin and
Earl Frazier, 2853 Miami st., and
Joseph St. Clair, 2046 North
Twenty-second st* They said they
have the support of civic groups
and “even churches.”
Mayor Leeman, said he had
heard that the spot is a "spiked
The applicants replied that spik
ing ended when another group
. gave up the location.
“Ifyou boys are telling the
truth,” Mayor Leeman comment
ed, “there are a lot of false state- I
ments going around about you in
The applicants said they have
a one-year lease, with rent at six
hundred dollars per month. They I
will lose money if they do not gee (
a permit, they argued. I
THE POCKETBOOK OF KNOWLEDGE By PILGRIM
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AN INLAND STATE
HAS A SHORELINE
LOOSER THAN AN"/
OTHER STATE IN
__ THE UNION
' BUY A BIG SIZE!
Your money goes further
Cleans -and-Waxes Woodwork and Furnlturi
Leaves a lovely finish
★ You might as well
go ahead and buy the gallon or
half-gallon because this rich,
smooth SANI-VAX does won
ders, from tile-walls in the bath
room to your finest furniture.
Dissolves instantly dirt, smoke,
grease, lipstick, smudges... even
rubber-heel marks on linoleum.
1 Gallon, $3.95 (tes«r.,mudtX.f
Also pints and quarts children can PUT IT ON
Keeps the home well groomed *
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