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Chrome Leone, ^
Newark vane salesman, \
OFTEN TOOK CUSTOMERS M
HOME TO EAT THE DELICIOUS ?
\ Italian cooking of his '
Over her .
i Metropolitan Opera _
I House.she opened a small restaurant.....
Caruso came for m**t***k ,
Victor Herbert i
Papa Leone died...
Mother Leone -ived to a
people became steady
Now the Luisa Leone farm, 600 acres ■
at CENTkAL Valley,M.Y.; supplies thriving »
VEGETABLES FOR HER BELOVED KITCHEN. ENTERPRISE, WHICH TWO \
SONS WILL CARRY ON, \
UKE MANY ANOTHER 1
successful American business, J
NAS BEEN BUILT ON HIGHEST I
Standards of excellence j .
AND SERVICE. ^ f j
Thurgood Marshall -
Continued from Page Two
■white schools?’ "Mr. Wesley also
aa^s the question as to whether
we believe ‘it is easier to force
Texas to admit Negroes into cur.
reent white sohools than it is to
fight and force them to equalize
the separate schools? the answer
is apprently ‘No’. However, when
you realize that Negroes have
been fighting for equality in sep
arate school for mere than eighty
years and have not obtained a
semblance of equality, a question
as to which is the easier method
is not the question before us, and
I have little faith in opportunists
who look for the easy way out.
There is no easy answer to seg
regation and discrimination. We
have to decide whether we want
separate schools or the end of seg
"It should be pointed out that
the NAACP and its legal staff
can 'moVes no faster than the
poeple themselves and no suits
are filed until after we have been
requested to do so by the aggriev
ed parties. Perhaps one of the
reasons more action has not been
taken in educational cases in Tex
as has been that the NAACP has
not been requested to act in more
“Mr. Wesley then asks the ques
tion: ‘Isn’t it true that separation
in the South is used primarily to
discriminate against Negroes?’ I
did’nt know that was a question
anymore in anyone# mind. The
reason that we are fighting again
segregation is because segregation
and discrimination are so tied up
together that you can’t tell one
from the other.
"And hen Mr. Wesley asks the
question as to whether or not we
could not proceed by enforcing
the Constitution of the southern
states instead «f proceeding un
der the Un‘ted States Constitu
tion. The answer to this is that
the record will show that on the
one hand, nothing is gained under
the Constitution of southern states
and that of the legal benefits
we have obtained for Negroes in
the South have been through the
use of the Federal Constitution.-’
may take Joe Louis's lead and be
come a movin’ pitcher star—and
that boy looks lil^ one—ran in.
to Thelma Carpenter and learned
that she’s going into the N. Y.
Loew s State soon instead of back
to Hollywood—why doesn’t some
studio gat smart and sign that
girl, huh? — Sarah Vaughn can
some back to the Bocage Room
in Hollywood an time she wants
at almost any p<&e—she made
a million for the club's owner
when she was there last—catch
Latest statistics show that the
United States nag more than 22 tele
phones for every lee inhabitants
compared to 2.2 telephones per 108
inhabitants in the world as a whole.
New York beads
New York City has more tele
phones ‘than any city in the world,
with a t<MMl of .2.218.000. Sm cemi
pares with L,280,000 in all of^South
At Uaet four hours'a week oaa bs
»r»5ed by da iroaer Ja tbs average
family. A *«fkig several hours
oaa be^accaagplijhad toy the washer.
The tofu gaia from We tsrs aasomtts
ts severm stda a year.
World’s first Chsap |
James Figg. wtoe wn the arom
as bare knuckle rhampiem ia I7ifl
wd»tirod undefeated in 171§
* — I—-/
Archie Lewis Leading
Singefr* of England
CHICAGO—Most popular male
vocalist in the British Empire is
Archie Lewis, young Negro from
Kingston, Jamaica, featured in
October Ebony as the Bing Cros
by of Britain who is solist with
a top-notch whie band and star
of a weekly BBC radio network
Lewis is 28 years eld and the
only Negro member of a BBC
mixedquartet, the Ebony feature
says, well-liked by radio audi
ences as well as by the white
male and female singers in the
combination. Engaged ti a boy
hood sweetheart in Jamaica, he
has made 14 recordings that are
currently leading the hit parade
in England and in the West Indies
The crooner dislikes his “Bing
Crosby of Britain ’ title which ad
I miring fans of all races have
given him because of his style
that closely resembles that of ,
“The Groaner.” And he is now |
embarking on a campaign to
make a name on his own. How
ever, the Ebony story reveals that
his recording of a Bing Crisby
favorite “The Bells Of St. Mary’s’
has reached the accepted high in
Lewis came to England as an
unskilled war worker in 1940. In
j eluded in factory broadcasts be
cause of his rich voice, Geraldo,
a white orchestra leader signed
Archie up as vocalist with his
band and the singing Jamaican
has climbed continually higher
ever since. His plans for this fall
include a trip to the U. S. in an 1
effort to land broadcast work
BY H. W. SMITH
i James M. Stark of Huniugton
: West, Virginia hung a 12 pound
i catfish on his back porch. A few
I minutes later the fish was gone;
he called the police. Later a bar.
tender called police and told them
that two men left a fish on the
bar. Police called Starks and told
him to go get his fish.
A traveler from Iowa went to
sleep in Jefferson Park on 16 st..
in Omaha. The cool breeze woke
hita up suddenly; theives had
taken all his clothes and shoes.
A 16-year-old boy was injured
in a motorcycle and auto collis
ion in front of 1414) N. -Saddle
1 Creek road on Sept. 4.
I A false report of hazing of high
School girls at Blair Nebr. Supt.
G. Martin Hofer reported it was’
greatly exaggerated on Sept, 5.
A two inch nail was taken
from a veteran's brain at the Vet
erans Hospital in Denver Colo,
on Sept. 4. Doctors report his
life still hangs in balance.
Blinded Veterans of World War
11 opened their convention in Chi.
cage on Sept. 5. They brought
their seeing eye dogs, and fac.
tory donated dog biscuits for the
A gruop of protesting ministers
called on Pope Pius on Sept. 5.
They informed him that he Pope
Pius was the only power in Eu
rope standing against communism
Two boys admitted beating and
torturing a 16 year old boy for
12 days in a cabin in a mountain
home in Idaho.
The Nebraska State pardon
| board acted favorable on 13
jj cases on Sept. 4.
•* Mrs. Anna Henrokan of Daven
Gordon Rogers Parks, head
! phootgrapher for the Standard
j Oil company of New York, has
been appointed art director for
! "Smart Woman, ’ the new fashion
magazine for colored women, pub
lished in Chicago. Parks unusual
photographs have attracted the
attention of national magazines
such as U. S. Camera, Glamour
and Colliers. He is the author of
t the recent book “Flash Photo.
ESQIRE ROFILES DIZZY
GILLESPIE AND HIS BEPOP
Although many had a hand in ’
Its origin, the person generally
credited to be the father of the
modem bebop is Dizzy Gillespie,
profiled in the October Esquirej
article, The Diz and the Bebop,'
and pictured in a full-color photo. ■
graph, aptly titled, Bobba Doddle!
Dizzy’s bebop is another leg in
the long journey from the New
Orleans folk music called jazz.
Jazz, like any other music worthy t
of the name, changes with the
impact of new personalities, new
ideas. Its mutations tend toward
an intellectual and finished form
as opposed to the sensuous ap
peal of the more primitiVg jazz.
"Bebop has had a greater effect
on musicians than any jazz inno
vation since Kid Ory decided to
leave the tail gate open and ex
ercise his elbow more.’*
Gillespie, delcares the Esquire
piece, is the outstanding exponent
of this bebop form. As ‘‘leader of
this new Revolution,” he ‘‘holds
in his hands a shiny trumpet—in
stead of a bomb—and the Revo
lution is largely what conies out
of that trumpet, ” for th# Diz i
plays the trumpet like nobody
ever played before.
Born John Birks Gillespie, the
Negro boy hails from Cheraw, i
South Carolina. His father was
a brick-mason, who, as a hooby,
had a band of his own. He owned
the instruments and kept them
around the house. Dizzy grew up
surroanded by piano, guitar and
bass fiddle—but no trumpet. He
started off on the piano but learn
ed trumpet on a borrowed instru
ment. Just twelve short years ago
he played his first big-time en
gagement with Charlie Shavers.
By the time the Diz was four
teen, hg was fronting his own
high-school combi. He played brief
stints with Calloway. Ellington,
Barnett, Hines and Elia Fitz
gerald. and at nineteen became
the rage of England and France,
which he toured with Teddy Hill's
band. After returning to this coun
try he realized that fhere was
much more in music than the
people were getting, he develop
ed his bebop style in a Harlem
club called Minton's Little by
little bebop became a national fad j
and madg a name for itself and
its chief exponent. j
Although today Dizzy Gillespie |
has been elevated to a place be- j
side Bunk Johnson and Arm
strong, selling bebop to the public
has been a rather rough proposi
tion. As late as July, 1946, recalls
the October Esquire article. Gill,
espielaid an egg inf Detroit. But
in that same city last February
they had to call out the police
and fire brigades to control the
I crowds assaulting the theater to
’ buy tickets to hear The Diz And
bnerisu' Mot Packing
From a humble beginning SOS
rear* ago, meat packing has grown
1o become one of the nation’s larg
;st industries. Meat packers in the
Uniled States produce more than 30
aillion pounds of meat annually.
From five million farms and
ranches in every state the rnpat
packers purchase 127 million cattle,’
salves, hogs and sheep to make into
iteaks, roasts, stews, sausage hems
and'Canned meat, as well as utiliz
ing by-products for manV pharma- |
eeutical and manufacturing itema. j
Secret of Pie Chitting
To cut pie easily sprinkle granu
lated sugar over the meringue
tnoped nip f
port Iowa was given 3 years pro.
bation by Judge Charles G. Briggs
in Springfield, m. on th6 charge
of sending poisned cand^ through
By Vin Archer
Now that “Sepia Cinderella’’ has
made its formal debut at khe New
York Apollo Theatre, the boys up
at Herald Pictures can wipe that
worried look off their faces. For
a time when "Cinderella’’ was be
ing filmed, it looked like the piq£.
ure would never be complete. A.
side from the usual headaches
that come during a film produc.
tion, Sheila Guyse. who is Cind
erella herself, announced that
she was "expecting”. Married to
the noted Shelby Miller, Sheila
had kept the maternal news quiet.
So Jack Goldberg, prexy of Her
aid Pictures, grabbed the scrip,
writers and directors and worekd
up an emergency 'rush-order’
soript—in fact the "Sepia Cind
erella" set looked like the night
shift at Lockeed for a while—so,
now. "Cinderella" has been assur
ed of a long successful run, and
the Shelby Millers and baby Shei
la Ann, who is blissfully una
ware of her role in the film, are
taking it easy at their Brooklyn
Ella Fitzgerald, whose new disc,
“Lady Be Good,” is making a
scrillion dollars. had a narrow
escape from the Internal Re
venue boys the other week_ap
pears her record company threw
a dinner for Ella and when it was
all over a> line offriends formed
to wish her newdisc success_A
handsome man taok her hand and
said. “Miss Fitzgerald, the people
in my office wish you the best af
luck. We hope your record makes
lots and lots of money.”
Ella turned to a friend and ask
ed, “Who was that very nice man?
“That Ella”, her friend gulped,
"was Johnson, the collector of the
BY H. W. SMITH
Musical headwaiter and wide,
awake crew topping the service,
and going good at the Omaha
Chamber of Commerce.
Waiters at the Hill Hotel im.
proving on service each day.
' Paxton Hotel waiters on the
up and go service.
Waiters Key Club on the top
when it comes to good service.
Blackstone Hotel waiters doing
a good job on service.
Omaha Club waiters with Cap.
tain Earl Jones in the front line
Regis Hotel an'd White Horse
Inn waiters serving with a smile
Fontenelle Hotel waiters ' a?
ready for the fall season.'
All summer clubs closing as
the hot days come to an end.
‘Ahoy’, Not IIdle’
••Ahoy," not “HeUO." was the ex
perimental 'greeting Used when She
■rat coiftroerotal telephone scratch
board and exchange was installed
at’Npw Haven, Conn., in lffj*. fl
bad eight line* and served 21 sub
Population in Palestine
Since 1M£ Palestine’s Jewitia pop
“jjgon has jumped from 108JOOO to
6wlu00, immigration and natural in
creases being aboig equal. These
figures are about 12 times that of
1919. The Arab population la ap
proximately ltllfi.ee*. ’
First Seed Sale
Agricultural seeds were first sold
commercially in the United State*
Junk all these rumors of Ethel
Waters making another movie out
in Hollywood—the beloved "Cabin
in the Sky'1 is going to use her
vocal pipes in concerts through
out the United States. And this
department understands that La
Waters will have the Hall John
son Singers along to give her a
hand- get me a ticket!
MGM pictures better get their
press agents busy because a lot
of people aren’t going to under
stands why they haven't given
Lena Home a decent role in such
a long time. Wouldn’t say that
Lena is doing good at the Copa
cabana, that snazzy New York
nightclub, but they have standing
room only three days in advance
now—and the talk along Holly,
wood and Vine is that some of
the other top companies are bidd
ing for the beautiful star’s ser
vice. That MGM lion isn't roaring
Bringing Christ to the Nations
The Chariot was chosen as the
subject of our ministers Sunday
morning address Sept. 7, to his
spiritual filled congregation. He
used as text 16 chapter 24th verse
of Mathews, and his thoughts for
the day was as follows: “there
is a corresponding amount of
sacrific by a man; if that man
expects to walk with God, it cost
v a man something to stand by the
I principles of rightousness against
all odds, and there is but one
security, and that security is in
Visitors: Mr. Albert Black 2622
j Erskine st„ Omaha, Mr. Calven
j Griffin 2914 >4 Omaha, Miss Ruth
Ann Gardenshire 807 Wood st„
Topeka, Kans., Mrs. J. H. Vinable
and Son of St. Joseph, Mo., Mrs.
Eva Chaetew 266 Erskine Omaha
Mr. Tommie Choctaw 2206 N. 20
st. Omaha, Nebr., Mr. Charles Mc
Pherson 4835 Calumet ave., Chi.
Let us pray for the sick throu
ghout the week whoever they
may be wherever they may he.
Auxiliaries of our church con
tributing recently to the Annual
conference are the Senior Choir
and the Junior Stewardress Board.
All Clubs and auxiliaries having
yet made a financial contribution
to this fun take note. Help keep
the banner of St, John’s flying to
j day by contributing today.
Individuals as well as church
auxiliaries pay your conference
assessment for it is needed in or.
der that our pastor and wife
might go down to the annual con.
ference fully equippedi Pay Now!
We of St. John's thank Mr®
E. B. Childress our pastors wife
for those brief echoes from th •
Missionary Conference at Beth'-*
A. M. E. on August 28 and 23.
We are proud of you Mrs. C\„
dress and the ladies t&jftt ar®
Iham*s to aVLoa/,
AViy BE ABLE TO
m H~.tvir i i_»v*rcjef*9 rm RETAIH.THEI.* CREASES
EQUIPPFO WTM A'.R-CJMPRJOLl.'NS INPEFlMimy WITHOUT
THAT FLIERS CRS REL0X IKl ANy PRESS MWS
COtP *REAPy ROOMS* BELOW1,
RE6ARPLESS pF THE Bl/ttlM© _ ——
HEAT OKI Opr*; •
members of your society for brm »
ing home the banner for increase
membership. A banner which has
not been in St. John’s possession
for more than five years. Let us
( keep this Banner ladies by con
, tinuing to increase the member,
ship this year. Keep up the splend.
| Mrs. Mary Speese and her dau
I ghetr Miss Florence Speese 2712
Erskine st.. were the hostesses to
the Minute Men and Auxiliary at
regular monthly meeting Sunday
afternoon Sept. 7. Tht president
Mr. A. R. Goodlett presided; he
urged members and friends of St.
John's to give your names to
members of the club and auxili.
aries for the Annual Birth-dated
The Watchmen will reherase at
the church on Friday Sept. 12, at
8 p. m.
The Every.Ready Clubs King
Solomon’s Wedding is set for Mon
day Sept. 29, at the church.
• Mrs. R. C. Price president of
this auxiliaries and the members
desire the 100 per cent support of
the St. John’s membership in this
worth while effort. Plan to attend,
ed now the King Solomon Wed
dgin Monday Sept. 29 at 8 p. m.
Youth People don’t forget the
following /meetings: Sunday at
6 p. m. the Allen League, Wed
nesday at 8 p. in. the Junior Choir
rehersal, and the Youth for Christ
Club on Saturday nights from
7:30 to 9:30 p. m.
Turn in your All-Request num
bers for the fourth and last All.
request Program of this Confer,
ence year Sunday Sept. 28.
Mothers send your children to
Sunday School every Sunday
morning at 9:30 a. m. Attend our
morning Services at 11 a. m. Our
evening services at 7:30 p. m.
Visitors and friends always wel
come at St. John’s the friendly
church at 22nd Willis ave. Cpme
and worship with us won't you?
Bye an-rs irons
To tempt getential husbands
many maidens in the Orient, espe
cially is Asia lljhor, build up niee
dowries by weaving rug£ With
their eanaagi they bay perforated
Chid coins, which they wmr 4
necklleas around their newts so
thst a young village buck, at a
(lance, ana evaluate a girl’s worth.
FBo of fliunl
Gyaad Coatee 4e!cn
en&gh j^meot to build throb Great
Ogtag Bat Ckine
The shtes of rats are uaad to
viake podtefbooks and tobaeeo
»tos* Beak Matches
J«to» Walker. English uharmgfeist,
made the first bonk m i tehee la 1827.
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1 WINGS OVER JORDAN CHOIR
TOURING THE COUNTRY
NEW YORK—-Wings Over Jor
dan, the world's greatest Negro
choir, continuing on its present
tour of the country, is thrilling
Texas audiences. When it returns
to Dallas on Sept. 22, it will be
singing a concert in the city
which contributed one of the
greatest triumphs of the career
of the celebrated choral ensemble.
Last year, the huge audience at
Fair Park Auditqrium included
the largest white audience ever to
attend a similar event in Dallas.
The date was without local spon
sorship and had the support of
the various denominational and
racial churches and organizations.
Rev. Glynn T. Settle, originator
and director of Wings Over Jor
dan. will continue to give the
weekly itinerary of the choir
every Sunday during the coast-to
coast radio network broadcast
over the facilities of the Columbia
Broadcasting System at 11:45a.m.
Eastern Daylight Saving Time.
Wings Over Jordan will play a
series of dates throughout the
mid-west at he conclusion of the
Texas tour. However, they will re
turn to Texas in November to ap.
Pear in o special concert with the
San Symphony Orchestra.
The vitality and spontaneity of
the choir, which has recently
been more obvious to radio and
concert audiences, is not without
reason. Several of the original
membsre of the choir, including
the very popular Oilve Thompson,
have recently been returned to
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