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GAVE LIFE FOR COUNTRY
Curtis Lavern Walker, J.,
Second Commander in 3rd Fleet
of U.S. Navy, departed this life
February 2, 1948 at 3:15 a.m.
at the United States Naval Hos
He serced his country two years
and a few months.
Curtis lived in Omaha since
the age of two and one-half
years with his grandmother, Mrs.
Nannie L. Rayburn. He was a
graduate of Technical high school
and before the war, he worked
as a clerk at Duffy’s drug store
and was classed the most popular
clerk. He took a course in Mech
anical Engineering at College, tie
worked at the'bomber plant until
he enlisted in the navy. He took
his training at Great Lakes, 111.,
and specialized in a Machine
shop course for nine weeks and
finished with honors.
Curtis was honorably dis
charged at the close of the war.
On D-Day, he was at sea on a
battle ship. He saw service in all
of the Pacific Islands out from
the Hawaiian Islands.
After being discharged, he
came home for a few months
and re-enlisted in the Navy
again. He took a special course
in Radio Technician and grad
He leaves to mourn: father,
Curtis Walker;, mother, Char
lotte Walker; grandmother, Nan
nie L. Rayburn; great grand
mother, Mary Carr; aunt, Mrs.
Gladys Walker; uncle, Mr. Geo.
It’s Nebraska State Y-Teer
Week, February 22nd to 28th.
These teen-age members of the
Y oung Women’s Christian Assoc,
iation are celebrating this partic
ular week to let the people ot
Nebraska gnow what they are
The Omaha Y-Teens began their
weeK with a Musical and Tea
held Sunday afternoon, Februan
22nd at the YWCA, ,with th<
Y-Teen Intej*-Club Council ir
charge and Mrs. Lloyd Ashby as
On February 27th at 4:30 somt
of the Y-Teens will interpret theii
club program over station KOIL.
On February 27th at 12:30 nooi
the South High Y-Teen Octette,
composed of Mary Ann Jablonski,
Dixie Clark, Mary Fucinaro, Mer
ilee Mattox, Eleanor Stacks, Dr
lores Pavlick, Barzara Comstock,
and Nina Haines, will be featur
ed'over station WOW.
roster Contest, sponsored by
the Nebraska Y-Teen Council, ha?
been held throughout the state
In addition to the sttate prize bei
ing offered, the Omaha YWCA
is offering a pripe to the Omahd
girl who turns in the best poster
The local winner will be entitled
to a week’s vacation at Camp
Byewster the last of July with
Rev. Waddell C. Seals, of 212.3
No. 28 Ave., and Miss Rowena I.
Moore of 2828 ‘R’ Ave. both ol
Omaha were married on Nov.26th
1947 *at Papillion, Nebr. They
were accompanied by his step-son
TTiomas Carodine and her sor
Robert E. Rose and Rev. Josep
They were the recipients of a
surprise wedding shower on Sun
at their home at 2123 No. 28th
Ave. Given by Mrs. John Reed ol
2870 Grant St. with the assistance
of the churches and friends of Mr
and Mrs. Seals. \
They were showered with many
servicable gifts, such as a G. E
Electric waffle iron, twelve piece
china set, a lace table-cloth, etc.
The names of the guest and
those who (sent congratulation
were: Mrs. Anna B. Moore ol
272914 Q St., the mother of Mrs
Seals, and her sister Miss Saral
Moore, father J. J. Moore, and
family of 1816 Nicholas St., Mrs
Lavada Hollimonof, 2123 No. 2P
Aye. heT mother of Rev. Seals
and his sister, Mrs. Lula Will
iams of 2223 Locust St. Mrs. Ah
thony Adams, Mrs. George Me
Davis and her house guest, Mrs.
] Eunice Lewis and Mrs. Wesley M
' Bettis of Des Moines, Iowa, Mrs.
Daisy/Hogans, Mrs. Edna Curtis
Mrs. Lucille Donaldson, Rev. A\
L. Hook, Mrs. Besse Gilmore, Mr.
and rs. Arthur Burton, r. and Mrs\
Milton M. Hill, Mr. and Mrs
Lewis Hawkins, Mr. and Mrs\
George H. Mitchell, Mr. David
Hardimon, Mr. and Mrs. L. Richt
andson, Mr. Barnes, Mrs. Violr
Beeson, rs. Sadie Cfurry., Mrs
Mays, Mrs. Oma Borka, Mr. Fred
Sheares, Miss Bedella Moore, Mr
Roy Coleman, Mrs. John Barber
Mr. Willie Ashley, Jr., Mr. Johr
Henry, Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Hines
Mrs. Sarah Ladd, Mrs. Nellis Bas
setti, Rev. and Mrs. Braggs, Rev.
and Mrs. Ferguson, Mr. John.
Reed and Miss Ernestine Love.
Both Rev. and Mrs. Seals sur
prise and expressed their apprec
iations of the thoughtfulness of
their friends. The three pier cake
was admired by all and discribec
as being too beautiful to cut or
eat. It was decorated with whin
roses with a bride and groof on
the top. They sliced and ate the
first piece of cake together. I
was served with ice-cream, ‘coffee ,
nuts and mints.
And enjoyable evening was had
by all They graciously greeted
each guest as tbey departed. With
l the hope that the opportunity will
I soon present itself when they can
return some of the kindness shown
them, which they felt was more
than they deserved. *
They were very modest but ai
Husband Cit by Wife in Fight
Sunday February 15, Theodore
Smith. 2031 North 21 St. and hi.|
wife Mary Lee of the same ad
dress got into a family argue
ment. Mary cut Theodore, caus
ing him to have to be treated at
the police station for laceration
to the left wrist and right hand
Both of them were booked foi
disturbing the peace by fighting
A laceration reported to Colemai
and Dudly the'.arresting officer.
Gun Stolden Reported
Mr. Frank Pomidora. 2016 Nc
24th St., told police Friday, t'
13 th someone took from G. i
Francis, 5430 Saratoga St. a
cal. automatic gun.
Senator Robert Taft Calls for
In an address before the Doug
las County Republican Women:
Club at the Fontenelle Hotel or.
Friday, 13, 1948 Senator Rober
Toft of Ohio spoke on the sub
ject “What is a Liberal”. Accord ]
ng to Senator Taft every react- (
tonary group has taken the title j
of Liberal in order to meet it:
own gains. His definition of *
liberal is one that is in favor oi
freedom of thought, favors free
dom of others idears, etc. Any |
program that ^enids to' ■ destroy
freedom of thought is false and
reactionary in nature. Organiza
tions of all types pretend to be
liberal, special interest group:
have also, but none of trese organ
izations or special interest group
have sontributed one liberal
thought toward the welfare of all
the people of our nation. They
have gone so far as to use totola
tiary control and use of Facist
tactics to reach their objectiv<
for control over the country. Re
gimentation must be done away
with whether it be U. M. T.
Excess bureaus, unnecessari
controls, etc. Universal militar
| training in not necessary in time
of peace it id just another control
over the people of the country in
disguised by special interest gro
Enternal viligants is the price of
Febr ary 10, 1948
Open Letter of Thankg
Mr. C. C. Galloway, Editor
2420 Grant Street
Dear Mr. Galloway:
Again it is my priveledge re
sponsibility and duty to thank
you for the* support of your pub4
lication in the March of Dimes.
I The success of the campaign, was
insured by the wide circulation!
of the appeal for funds by the
press. The National Foundation
is very grateful to you for youi
continued endorsement and sup
?I know that your entire staff
participated in the services rend*
ered, and I hope you will let the
staff know that-the cooperation
given makes possible the fulfill
ment of ahe program of service
| of the National Foundation. Ev
i ery1 phase of the program is str
engthened by the activities oj
each participating individual, anti
for thousands of nameless vict
ims of infantile paralysis, I thank
you and your associates and re
new the National Foundation’s|
pledge that no victim of infantile
paralysis shall go without the best
available medical aid, for lack of
funds, regardless of age, race,
creed or color.
Best wishes for your continued
• Sincerely yours,
Charles H. Bynum
Director, Interracial Act
all Camp fees paid.
Through a six-old program
emphasis on Personal Relations,
Social Problems, Religion, Hea
lth. Work, and the Arts, these
Y-Teens try to meet their immed
iate needs and interests. The Y
Teens believe in World Brother
hood and are tyying to do their
part to build for a world-wide
Mrs. Maggie L. Jackson, 89
yrs., died Saturday, February 14
at the home of her daughter Mrs.
Margeret Lambert 2506 Jeffej-son
St. She had been a resident of
Omaha twenty years. Mrs. Jack
son is survived by another
daughter with whom she had also
had made her home. Mrs. B L
Holmes, Detroit, Michigan, elev
e" ChiIdren among whom
are Mr. Percy Holmes of Omaha,
ten /great gj-and children, two
great great grand children. Fun
eral services were held Friday
afternoon from Allen Chapel A
M. E. Church with Rev. J. B.
Brooks officiating, assisted by the
reV‘ , ' / Burcbardt. burial a.
Graceland Park Cementarv with
arrangements by Thomas Mortu
lUFlHTan' Meadows’ 66 year
\UA E'm Street. Glenwood Iowa
' ,ef S.Unday, February 15th al
a local hospital. Mr. Meadows
"as a farmer and had lived a!
jlenwood Iowa, a number of yrsv
de is survived by his wife, Mrs.
ilizabeth Meadows, G 1 enwood
owa, two sons, Mr. Carl Mead
ows,Omaha, Mrs. Lillian Rus
sell, St. |Louis, Missouri and
>ther relatives. Funeral services
ivere held Thursday afternoon,
rom Thomas Mortuary with Rev.
2. C. Reynolds officiating with
turial at Mount Hope Cemetery
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Mrs. Evelyn Halm
Wether served on Shrove Tue.
or at other times it is well to ask
ourselves if (pancakes are a good
food from the nutrition standpoin
One hears pros and cons on the*
subject, but we know that them
are both ^good and bad pancakes
nutritionally speaking. That de
pends on the ingredients ujpei
in their making. Eggs and milk
can not be skimped. Most pan
cake receiptes call for too fev
eggs. An egg per person in the
batter is a good rule to follow
Thus each family member maj
bet hjis breakfast egg via the pan
No matter how nutritous with
filk and eggs, pancake breakfast
and suppers are often very one
sided with sausage, butter anc
syrup—all hifh calorie foods ser
ved with them. Because of thei
fat content, sausage and bacor
are not good accompaniments
They may slow up the digestioi
of pancakes and waffles, whiclf
so often are referred to as indi*
gestable. It’s difficult to keep pad
cake and waffle meals from bein<*
unbalanced. They should be serv
ed only occasionally.
Grabes and Saves Money from
Would be Robber
Mr. Abraham Wolfson, 1808
North 21 St. Sunday, February 15
foiled a wouldbe robber. Accord
ing to Mr. Wolfson’s story to the
police that a man came in his
place of business to purchase
some groceries. After the man had
made his purchase, he swore he
had given Wolfson a $10 bill.
Mr. Wolfson! assured him he did
n’t by opening the cash drawer I
the man made a grab for the mon
ey, pulling a knife, but Mr. Wolf
son beat him to the punch and
snached the money out of th4 i
drawer and thrust; it in his pock
et and beganto yell for help. The
wouldbe robber ran out of the
store. Reported to Phelan and
Hagen.f ( |
Doctor Madeleine Bouchereau
L) r. Madeleine Bouchereau,
assistant frofessor of Romance
Languages at Fisk University,
who is currently appearing thro-j
ughoui the country on an Inter-1
national Affairs forum under the l
auspices of the East-West Assn
Mr. C. . Galloway, Publisher
of the Omaha Guide, announces
his candidacy for nomination for
State Senator from the Fifth leg
islative District in he primary
slecion to be held on Tuesday.
April 13, 1948.
Mr. Galloway filed on Friday,
February 13, 1948.
Your Family’s Food
[ By Mrs. Evelyn Halm, Directot
Nutrition Service, American Red
During the week on Shove Tue
some groups and families have
served pancakes— as in older
days, on the last night of merry
making before^ the Lenten season
Shrovetide is an ancient custorr
The association of pancakes wit!
ation, “When Lent was kept bi
and athorities offer this explan
a strict abstinence from meat ah
through the forty days, it was
customary to use up all; the drip
pings and lard in the making o
nancakes. To consume all, it was
usual to rail in the apprentice
boys and others about the house
and they were summoned by i
bell which w'as naturally callei
Jailed and lined ior Kunning
James Thomas, 2120 Locust St.
was fined $100 and given 30 days
in jail by Police Judge Dennis
O’Brian for punning a disorder
ly house at the above mentioned
address. HJhree Women inmates
were taken in custody by the pol
ice when they raided the place on
Monday morning a little after 1
Lenore Thomas who claims she
lived ,their was given ten days in
jail, Edith McKnight who claims
she went their to borrow some
money from Thomas whom she
knew was given 10 days in jail
Margie Steel who claims she
yent their to inquire of a friend,
was given 30 days in jail.
When police aprived, they
found the three girls hid in d
closet in a locked room, none
of the girls could give a satifact'
Clare Case Continued to Febr.
Mrs. Goldie Clare, had her hus
band Williams arrested on Sun
day February 8, for druckness
Covers the Entire World
An airliner travels 464,000 miles
per year, compared to an average
Pullman distance of 145,000 miles.
Since Pearl Harbor the number of
j civil pilots in the United States has
[ Increased about 400 per cent, from
j 100,800 in 1941 to 400,000 last year.
The past year America’s swarm of
civilian planes increased nearly 122
per cent. The planes and pilots are
aided by nearly 5,000 farmers who
voluntarily make daily observations
for the U. S. weather bureau.
Forestry in Europe
The Zurich municipal forest, the
Sihlwald, has been producing wood
crops for nearly a thousand years,
and in 1422 the city council decided
that the cut of that forest should not
exceed 20,000 pieces of timber per
year. This order constituted the
first recorded forest regulation that
is known. Led by Germany, Swe
den and France, all the principal
European countries now have gov
ernment forest agencies in many
cases have laws to regulate the cut
ting of timber on private land*.
Injection Without Needles
Using the principle of oil cylinder
sprays, which inject a needlelike
spray, University of Maryland
school of medicine has found it is
possible to inject fluids into the
body without use of needles of any
kind. Medicinal preparations, by
this new method, inject the dose in
deeper than the conventional needle
method, and it hurts less, special
Arabic Tile Makers
The knowledge of tile production
was taken into North Africa when
:he Arabic conquerors landed.
Brotherhood Week— Feb.22
to Feb. 28
“Brotherhood Week” in Oniahr
will be opened by a public as
sembly on Sunday afternoon, Feb.
hall of the Joslyn Mefnorial.
22, at 3:00 P. M. in the lecture
All who are interested in creat
ing a brotherhood of spirit, ir
combatting prejudice and pigotr;
instrengthening our American de
mocracy, in fighting Communisn
are invited to attend this meetin.
and to bring along their friends
A panel discussion of the sub
ject, “Brotherhood Pattern foij
Peace”, will be presented by laad
ingj citizens of Omaha, represent
ing the three major, religious
faiths (Protestant, Catholic, ant
Jewish) and the colored people
of the community.
The Omaha City Choir unde
the direction of Bob Ashton wi t
render several musical selections
A motion picture, entitleo
“Don’t Be A Sucker!” will bt
shown as 311 interesting feature
of the program. This is the film
produced by the U.S. Army
Signal Corps and was recently
released to the National Confer
ence of Christians and Jews.
This motion picture protrays
how the Nazis divided theiy* peo
ple by prejudice and bigotry in
their attempts to 'find scapegoal'
and the disaster which it caused.
The program is under the spoil
worship of the National Confer
ence, commonly'1, called the Amer>
ican Brotherhood. Earle Conover
is the Regional Director, serving
Nebraska and Western Iowa, am
Mrs. Sidney M. Smith, the Edu
cational, Director. The panel par
ticipants will be the Rev. John I*.
Markoe, S. J., of The Creighton
Unipersity, Rabbi Isreal Mows
howitz of D’Nai Isreal Synage*
Rev. Charles Tyler of the Hillsidi
Presbyterian Church, and Rev.
Thomas R. Nevin, D. D.. of tin
First Presbyterian Church.
' —VOTE for—
C. C. GALLOWAY
for STATE SENATOR
Your Legislature Representative
of the Fifth District
HE WILL TAKE THE BED TAPE OUT OF' THE
OLD AGE PENSION, WITHOUT ANY INCREASE
IN REAL ESTATE TAXES.
and slapping her youngest son.
wages each week over to his wife
He was before Judge Dennis O’
Brian’s police court on Monday
eFbruary 9th for trial.
Mrs. Williams claims that her
husband was so drunk that he
tried to eat the grate of the kit
chen stove when he couldn’t suc
ceed; he fell against the sink anti
then tried to eat the sinv works.
His wife claims he works for
a local coal company, and he
earns on the average of $65.00
per week. She said he has been
drunk off an on every since the
Christmas holiday. When his son
asked him for some money for
the show, Williams slapped him
so hard that if she (Mrs. Wil
liams) hadn’t caught the boy ht
would have fell against the wall
The Judge continued the cast
to the 28th of February and ir
the meantime he ordered Wil
liams to turn over $50.00 of his
and to stop abusing his family
Sunday, February 9th, abou
1 A. M. William Rucker, 43, 261(
Parker St. was hit by a auto a
24th and Erskine St. He was bru
ised on the left arm. The drivei
of the car, Clifford Rose, 311(
Corby St. took him home when
he was attended by Dr. Herach
According to Rose’s statem^n
to police he (Rse) was driving
north on 24th St., turning west
on Erskine St. striking Ruckei
who was crossing north and so
uth on the west crosswalk.
Mr. Fred McKinney, of 2211
Franklin Plaza lost or was stold
en a dark blue pin strip suit fion;
his clrset. McKinney says ; that
some friends of his has been hang
ing around his house from time
to t ine and upon their recent
vi«it he discovered after rhey had
left his suit was missing.
Mr. Henderson Ware, 2524
Cahlwall St. reported to police
that on Thursday, 5, 1940 some
one took a trunck from his room.
Buelah’s Reducing—In her role
as CBS’ “Beulah.” Hattie McDan
el is always talking about losing
weight, and now she’s doing some
thing about it herself. Following
the diets prescribed by Dr. Gay
lord Hauser, whose patrons in
clude Greta Garbo, Hattie is shed
ding a few inches around the
waistline. By way of company,
she has put her Dalmatian dog.
Danny, on a diet too.
The Mother’s Council met at
the YWCA', February 11, and we
had a very interesting meeting.
The club name was changed to
the Women’s Council. We are
inviting all women to join, as we
are in a membership drive for
new and old members.
Please .come out on Wednes
days at 8 p.m.
Lula Bryant, President.
Mae Cooper, Reporter.
Failed to Yield Right Of Way
James Bruce was booked Sun
day, February 15, at 7:45 p.m.
after an accident in which he
failed to yield the right way to
predestrain. No one was injured.
In police court Monday, Feb. 16.
he was fined $5 and costs.
Vagency anil Drinkedness
Thomas McElworth was given
15 days in jail and find $10 and
costs for drinking, Bert 1 isher
15 days for vagrancy.
Janies Williams was fined
$50 and costs for petty larcency
50 days for vagrancy and 10 days
Captain Green as we go to
press their is nothing new on the
Carter bank robbery.
Thomas Simpson, 1402 No. 24
St. Labor was dismissed by Judge
Denniss O’Brian in police court
’ Monday, February 16, on charge
1 of drunkness.
j Money Taken While Asleep
Sunday, February 15, Silvester
Union 2206 Seward St. fell asleep
at his residence and while he
rocked in the arms of morphous
someone entered his home and
took his brwn leather fillfold
conttaaining about -22.00. Report
ed to Duley,
Mrs. Anna R. Jones wishes to express sincere thanks to all
who helped to lighten her burden in the time of sorrow in the
1 passing of her husband, Fred D. Jones.
For every lovely contribution that was made, and to Myers
Funeral Home for iheir efficiency.
One hundred and fifty-one sympathy cards, condolences, and
telegrams were received. These kindnesses of friends shall never
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