Nugent, Jackman, McClendon, Cullen, West, Hurston et. al
Arna Bontemps Gnest of Honor at Reception Misses ' Dorothy West, Roberta Bosley and Zora Neal Hurston jointly entertained Arna Bontemps, poet and author of God S ds Sun day,', on Tuesday of last week at an elaborate reception in the home of Mr. and Mrs Howard J. Bearden, 152 Wen 131st street. On the program were James Weldon Johnson, who gave a talk on 'The Negro Poet Turns to prose;" Miss Alberta Hunter, well known actress, and Miss Bettye Sinkford, who sang; Joey Coleman and Georgie Burke, who played musical selections; . and Louis Sharpe, who will soon be presented in concert by Roland - Hayes. Those oretent were : Mr. and Mr James Weldon Johnson, Mrs. Blair Niles, Miss Fanny Hurst, Jimmy Harris, Dr. Rudolph Fisher, Mr. and Mrs". Aaron Douglass, A'Lelia Walker. Vladimer Steffenson, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford McGennis, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Chase. George Fer - nando de Castro, Enrique Rneron, Miss Gwendolyn Bennett, Miss Bren - da Moryck. Alain Priest, Miss May Cowdery, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Hubert. Also. Walter White, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Poole, Harold Jackman, Miss Mamie White, Countee Cullen, Miss Georgie Burke. Taylor Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thomas, Gene Holmes, Prof. Carpenter. Joey Coleman, Coleman, Boh Truenstein. Robert J. Elzy, Miss Pheon Hood. Mrs. Rose Me - Clendon, Miss Gladys McDonald. Miss Lagarcia Perry, Mrs. Charlotte Nichols. Mrs". Cora Illidge. Howard Lester. Mr. and Mrj. Louis Sharpe. Miss Bettye Sinkford, Miss Alberta Hunter, Mrs. Ruth Landes, Richard Huey, James Allen and Richard Thomas. Also. Miss Eva Jessye. Miss Margaret Margaret Skeeter. the Rev. Shelton Hale Bishop, Miis Lillian DeLoach, Arnold Brown. Richard Bruce. Miss Mary White Ovington, T. Thomas Fletcher. Thelma Berlack - Booter, Felton Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. Myra Cochran. Caska Bond, Emhry Bonner, Bonner, Miss Marie Dupree, Miss Rose Ratlibone. William Bergoff, Paul Browne. Carlton Moss, Dr. and Mrs. Lisle Carter, Albon L. Holsey, Mrs. Aloheus Hunton, Ralph Mitchell, Mitchell, William Butler, Miss Haze! Harrison, Miss Frankye Dixon and Howard Bearden.