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SALUTE TO “NEGRO HEROES”
Combining their efforts the
National Urban League—of the
Delta Sigma Theta issued a
booklet on the lives of outstan
ding Negroes. These got toget
her for this photo at the recent
Delta Convention in St. Louis,
Left to right, Mrs. Mary V.
Valentine, Wilberforce, Ohio:
Mr. Carroll Ellis, President of
National News Co., Chicago;
Miss Dorothy I Height, Grand
President Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority. Mrs. Escobedo S.
Posey, Chairman, Job Oppor
tunities Project, Mr. Lester B.
Granger, Executive Secretary,
National Urban League, Miss
Helene E. Biggers, Atlanta,
Ga., Mrs. Lelia O. Scott, Wash
ington, D. C.; Foreground, is
Frankie “Sugar Chile Robin
Lutisha F. Neeley Weds in Kansas City
Mrs. Beulah Neely of 3107
Corby Street, Omaha Nebraska
announces the marriage of her
daughter Miss Lutisha Flor
ence Neely to Mr. Herman
Marion Stevens, son of Mr.
David Stevens Sr., of 2316 No.
27th Street Omaha, Nebraska.
The couple were married on
August 28 in Kansas City, Mo.
They were joined together by
the Reverand John W. Wil
liams, pastor of St. Stephens
Baptist Church Kansas City,
M,r. and Mrs. Herman M.
Stephens spent thir honey
moon touring through Kansas,
Missouri and Oklahoma. In
Tulsa, Oklahoma they were
entertained by Mrs. Lois Ad
ams, Miss Bertha Miller and
Mr. and Mrs. Miller.
Mr. James R. McAlister a
lifelong friend of the groom
was the best man and Miss E
Mary Davis was the matron of
The groom better known ' j
many as “Cowboy” Stevens,
outstanding athelic at Tech Hi
School and Lincoln University
of Jefferson City, Missouri.
The couple will reside at the
present in Omaha, Nebraska.
DELTA SIGMA THETA
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One of the high lights of the
recent St. Louis Delta Sigma
Theta convention was the ros
ier of prominent Forum speak
ers, reading from left to right
Dr. Homer P. Rainey, Presi
dent Stephens College, Mrs.
Salie Alexander, Philadelphia
Attorney, Mrs. Mary L. Beth
une. President National Coun
cil of Colored Women, Mrs.
Lester B. Granger, Executive
Secretary National Ur'ban Lea
gue, Miss Dorothy I. Height,
Grand President Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority, Mrs. Mary C.
Wilson, Forum Chairman, and
Mr. Shiv Shastri, Deputy Dir
ector of Information for the
Indian Embassy, Washington,
D. C. and members of the East
Shoe* of 1 -gmorrov
Air conditioner shoes are now
available for inde/trial footwear for
workers who hai i athlete’s feet or
blisters. The in*, to is made of fine
plastic meshlikt* material. Every
step pumps air into the shoes. An
Austrian shoemt ker has announced
electrically wanned shoes. *A small
battery fits into a cavity in the heel
and keeps the shoe constantly
warm. Eighty-five per cent of all ,
the 20 million cattle hides consume^
annually in the United States art
used in the manufacture of shoes.
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Back to Readin’
School bells are again calling
the youth of America back to
their classrooms. We are re
minded of the magnificent job
our American educators are
doing in helping to mold the
characters and lives of our boys
and girls. They are making a
priceless contribution in the
building of a better state and
In another field, too, education
helps make Nebraska a better
state. Progressive beer retailers
are today more anxious than
ever to operate their taverns in
such a way that the public in
terest will be protected. They
are aided in this by the day to
day educational program and
inspection service of the Ne
braska Division, U. S. Brewers
Foundation. This organiza
tion, through a complete pro
gram of Self- Regulation, also 1
cooperates with public authori
ties to eliminate bad operations.
This educational program is
one which has so proven its
worth during 10 years of op
eration in Nebraska that it has
been adopted in a score of
n United States
T10 First Natl Bank Bldg., Lincoln
THE RUSSELL RYRONS
House guest at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Byron,
2817 Binney St. are Mrs. Byron
mother, Mrs. Dora Worthing
ton and her brother and sister
in laws, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Worthington of Chicago, 111.,
and Mr. and Mrs. William Poe
of Dawners Grove, 111.
Prices Outstrip Output
From 1915 to 1919, total U. S.
farm Income rose 180 per cent but
farm production went up only
about 25 per cent.
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Rivera of Milk Used
More than 60 million quarts of
fresh milk and cream now are be
ing used dally by American con
Old Temperature Teat
By holding Incubator eggt in the
eye, the ancient Egyptians and Asi
atics determined the proper deeroa
of heat for the eggs.
Modern Girls More Carefree
Thanks to 2-Way Help
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problem, functional monthly pain?
Many a girl and woman has found
the answer in Cardui’s 2-way help.
You see, Cardui may make things
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ways: (1) started 3 days before
“your time” and taken as directed
on the label, it should help relieve
functional periodic pain; (21 taken
throughout the month like a tonic, j
it should improve your appetite, aid
digestion, and thus help build up
resistance for the trying day3 to
come. Cardui is scientifically pre- 1
pared and scientifically tested. If
you suffer "at those certain times”
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OMAHA ^ --
EVERY NIGHT <k
IN MERCHANDISE PRIZES %
See the BRANDEIS SHOW
tj 1 \ NIGHTtY
and his f
, DISPLAY /
\ DAILY 1:00 P.M.
/ EVENING 40c (INC. TAX)
' MATINEE 20c (INC. TAXI
Children Under 12, Half Price
NEBRASKA-IOWA ELECTRICAL COUNCIL
W'hy not become a Home Owner?
START TODAY! 35 LOTS TO PICK FROM!
$10.00 Down & $5.00 per Month will put you on
the road to own your long wanted home.
CALL JA. 0152. TODAY While picking is good
The following bargains won’t last long
You’ll have to hurry!
Closing out on these vacant lots at about one-half their actual value.
TERMS: as low as $10.00 down and $5.oo per month.
Many a family own their home and are independent today
that got their start this way.
Your credit is good if you own Real Estate, you and your children have a
a better standing in your neighborhood, your chrildren are
entitled to this advantage.
THE FOLLOWING STREET NUMBERS WOULD BE THE LOCAT
ION OF THESE LOTS IF THE SAME WERE IMPROVED.
Two Lots, 3330 and 3334 Pratt Street, Paved Street, All taxes paid, size....
.50 X 128 feet each,.Price $3oo.oo each
Two Lots, 3512 Erskine Street, Size 47 X 112 each, all taxes paidi .
.-. Price $2oo.oo Each
One Lot, 5820 North 39th Street, size 46 X 118 feet, all taxes- paid,.
. Price $2oo.oo
3910 Hiembaugh Avenue, alley corner, size §4 X 130 feet, all taxes-paid.
. Price $3oo.oo
2614 North 33rd Street, paved street, all taxes paid, size 60 X 100 feet, alley
corner,. Price $3oo.oo
2215 North 20th St. Paved street, all taxes paid, size 40X140 feet.
2708 Hamilton Street. Paved street, all taxes paid, size 60XU27- feet.
Five Lots: 1330 Ellison Ave. size 40X128 each, all taxes paid.
.Price $2oo.oo each
1412 North 29th St. all taxes paid, size 44X100 feet, alley corner. Price $125.oo
Three Lots:2930 Dupont Street, paved street, all taxes paid, size 50X125 feet
5710 South 54th Street, all taxes paid, size 40X140 feet,.Price $2oo.oo
5804 South 52nd Street, all taxes pai,d, sizej 40X133 feet,.Price $2oo.oo
Two Lots: 2512 Drexel Street, all taxes paid, size 40X128 each, Grapes and
Orchard on lots, each.Price $2oo.oo
Three Lots: Nerth-east corner of 26th and Polk Streets, size 4-2X125 feet,
Seven Lots: South-east corner of 26th and Monroe Streets, paved street, size
40X125 feet each, all taxes paid, each.Price $45o.oo
WALTER R. ZINK
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In the W orld of Women
WOMEN’S DAY AT ST.
JOHN’S CLOSES WITH
The annual Women’s Day
celebration of the women of
St. John's A. M. E. Church,
which was held Sunday, the 5
distinguished itself from most
celebrations by a serious pag
eant entitled: “Women of the
Cast Of Characters
The cast and the characters
they protrayed, were: Mrs.
Eva Elam, as Sarah; Mrs. Lil
lian Vincent, as Rebeckah;
Mrs. Luvenia Adams, as Jocha
bed; Charles, as Aaron; Marie
Taylor, as Miriam; Mrs. Anna
Greer as a princess; Is maiden
Betty, 2nd maiden, Peggy Un
ion, 3rd maiden, Donna Lee
Gray; Mrs. Mollie Dennis, Mar
ian; Mrs. Hattie Adams, Debor
ah; Mrs. Ilola England, Ada;
Mrs. Zenobia Hickman, Naomi
Mrs. Ada McDaniels, Orphah;
Mrs. Addie Porter, Ruth; Mrs.
Wilmoth Houston, Ester: Mrs.
Venus Starms, Mary the Vir
gin; Mrs. Chrisine Althouse,
Widow of Nain; Mrs. Mary
Faucett, Martha; Mrs. Cleota
The narrators for the pag
eant were: Mrs. Cloma Scott,
Mrs. Gladys Ervin, and Mrs.
Nannie Gaskin. Mrs. Maude
Ray directed the cast, Mrs*
Pearl Gibson, directed the mus
ic, and Mrs. Otis Jamerson and
Mrs. Ruth Downing, served as
pianist and organist respective
Others taking part in the pro
gram were: Mrs. Ruth Down
ing, Mrs. Ham and Mrs. B. J.
Childress, who addressed the
women on the subject of “The
Women of the Bible”. The
Reverand Marion, gave the ser
mon at th morning service.
Mrs. Anna M. Kennedy was
general chairman of the day,
while Mrs. Gussie McPherson
was program chairman.
, M. Dewey Smith and Mr. Le
roy Smith, Jr., both of Denver
Colorado have retrned to their
home, after having been week
end and Labor Day guest of
their uncle and aunt Mr. and
Mrs. Othello Roundtree, of
220J Miami Street.
LOS ANGELES VISITOR
Miss Ruth Williams of Los
Angeles, California is visiting
at the home of her parents, M.
and Mrs. Andrew Williams,
2708 Erskine St. Miss Williams
a former Omahan has been the
recipient of many social affairs
during her visit returns home.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Justus
and son and Mr. and Mrs. Bur
ton Walker, Jr., returned home
this week after visiting their
parents in Macon, Georgia. En
route home they visited friends
in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
WOT’S NEW IN RECORDS
If I Had My Life to Live Over
follows pretty much the “cow
boy’s lament” type of song,
with Wally Fowler handling
the lyrics and aided both voc
ally and instrumentally by the
Georgia Clodhoppers. Wally
vows that if he had his life to
live over he’d spend it with his
mon and dad.
T for Texas again finds Merle
Travis in fine fettle as he sings
“T for Texas, T for Tennessee
and T for Thelma, who made a
wreck out of me.” Merle also
does a spot of yodeling on this
side, all of which merges as a
Top Travis effort.
Floatin’ is a medium tempo’d
riff instrumental, with Bobby
Sherwood and his Orchestra
achieving a rich, “full” effect
throughout. There are two not
able solos on this side featur
ing Bobby and his trumpt and
the tenor saxophone of Herbie
Nature of Wool
What Is wool? It is the hair tk
fhe sheep, an animal fiber, a pro
tein substance. It ranks topmost in
Its field and its varied utilization in
file wearing apparel industry is so
rat as to assure its pre-eminence
the manufacture of both smart
and utility clothing, especially
Where protection from cold is essen
tial. There are substitutes for wool,
one of the most successful being
Lanital, an artificial fiber made In
|ialy in 1936. Another Moduced in
the United States in 1940, ja called
4ralac. Both substitutes are jnade
from casein ° ■ ',,,ct of skimmed
MISS MARCIA DAVIS
RETURNS HOME FROM
Miss Marcia Ann Davis, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clar
ence Davis, 3212 Seward St.
returned home this week from
Los Angeles, California, where
she has ben visiting for the past
two months at the home of
her uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. Theodore Davis. She was
accompanied home by her aunt
who will visit here for a few
The lovely modernistic liv
ingroom in the home of Mr. an
Mrs. Irving Hayes of 2207
Burdette Street was the scene
of the wedding Saturday eve
ning, August 28th, 1948 of Mrs.
Florence Parker Barnes and
Mr. Fredhich Knight. The liv
ing room and the dining room
beautiful fresh flowrs.
Only close friends attended
the 8:30 ceremony performed
by Reverand Z. W. Williams,
pastor of the Morning Star
The bride wore a wo piece
tailored six butoned light bri
dge gabardine suit. The jacket
was fashioned on large lines
with painted revers and large
artificial square pockets with
buttoned flops, he skirt con
sisted of four gares with slits o
A soft pastel pink blouse,
with matching pink gloves, a
small light grey suit hat with
pink and blue plumms, black
doeskin bag and shoes compl
eted her costume.
She wore a corsage of pink and
Mrs. Sima Wesley was the
brides anly attendant. Her two
piece slate grey, three button
d suit featured a long jacket
with a new detail in the should
ers styling. The skirt was fine
gared with slits in either side.
A pastel blue blouse with a
matching blue gloves, a crown
less brown taffeta hat trimmed
with blue and brown ribbons,
brown kidd bag and gloves
were her accessaries.
She wore a corsage of blue
and white carnations.
Best man for the groom
was Mr. Bernie Felton.
A small reception was held
at the home of Mrs. Mary Me
Marris 2817 North 24th St.
The wedding cake centered
the table with double candle
sticks on eihter side. A vase of
fresh flowers graced each end
of the table.
Assisting at the rception
were Mrs. Mary McHarris,
Mrs. Jeanette Tryan and Mrs.
Many beautiful and useful
gifts wer received.
The couple will be at the
home to their friends tempor
arily at 2728 Burdette Street.
Heart of Asparagus
Asparagus Is grown In nearly all
sections of the United States, but
large industrial production is limit
ed to a few localities. In 1945, in the
nation, 126,258 acres were used for
commercial growing of asparagus.
About half of this acreage was lo
cated in California. Principal areas
of production in that state are Sac
ramento, San Joaquin, San Fernan
do and Imperial valleys. • -<w—
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