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 - Kfew Yirk Scxsfetty By VIOLA WOODLYN JAMES Tn...
Kfew Yirk Scxsfetty By VIOLA WOODLYN JAMES Tn rater Laytoa'a Hesseeesalns; Amid flowSrs, charming women and deligbtlal music Turner Layton's friends welcomed him back to Harlem. Needleaa to say. Harlem loves him. tor If parties and dinners and fond greetings mean anything, be knows this very well ere now. Tuesday evening or last week or. Wiley Wilson. Lloyd Thomas and Howard Bearden arranged a reception long to m re mem oe reo. ine waiaar Studio at 108 W. 181th street, was marvelously decorated with peonies. red roses ana maiaennair zerna unui It did look like a garden soft lights and beautiful mus To played by a six - pieos orchestra formed the back ground, sir. iyton s zrienas . oegan arriving - at a short time before midnight and by the time he arrived most of those Invited were there to give blm a roaring - welcome. A hero returning home after having eonnuered Is usually carried high on proud friends shoulders, and since Turner has ooaauered Europe with his delightful music. Marshall Ross and Fits Howell wanted bis homecoming to lack no bit of color, so carried our i hero Into tha presence of bis friends. Then the handshakes and - huge and kisses, tl was all very beautiful to witness. Mrs. Layton - beamed and looked aulte the wife of so illustrious a bus band, attired in a beautiful white satin gown beaded in rhlnestones and crystal beads. On a finger sparkled a huge diamond, a token of lave from her husband. Dancing was Indulged in and wbile some danced there were refreshments prepared by splendid caterers. I The studio was without a doubt the proper place for thla party, with Its splendid dance floor, lovely rest room and cosy corners it rivalled all others in fitness. Mrs. Bertha Cot ton. wife of Dr. Norman Cotton, well - known physician from Jersey, who has so successfully lowered tne death rate in ana about Peterson, ana sis ter - in - law ot Mr. Layton, was charming in. a picturesque frock of black taneta ana deep met lace, one or those period affairs which show Mrs. Cot ton's stately figure at ite best. Mrs. Louis T.i Wright, who was most attractive In a gorgeous blue beadea robe (Mrs. Wright Is noted for the charm of her gowns): Mrs. Howard Bearden was there, too; her usual vivacious self beautifully gowned In a white Parisian creation: Mr a. Harry Austin in an Imported cream lace of Dr. and Mrs. Marshall Ross Friday on route to Europe where they will spend the summer touring. They sailed on the Rocbambeau. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Turner of Phils delpbla were the week end guests f Dr. and Mre. A. A. Kellogg. Tho Howella Entertain Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mr a. Fltaharhert Hntt tertalaed Mr. and Mrs. Turner Lay ton at a six course dinner Friday. Mrs. Howell, who baa recently re - tnrnea zrom Bermuda where abe went in pursuit of better health, was ably SSS'.?,1, bJ r chI?,,n.: tr. Mrs. V . : . stop's - in nowtu home, which. Is a most beautiful one. was lavishly decorated in red peonies and various spring flowers. Mrs. Howell "celyed her guests In her muslo room which was a bower of flowers. After a most enjoyable dinner those present wtiaiuvu w. un music room wnere other friends who cam fn. a ....... bad assembled. A delightful evening was spent dancing and chatting. Mr. Howell spared no pains to sea that each guest bad a happy, time. The following were dinner aruesta - "Tit.. and Mrs. Turner Layton. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bearden. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Austin. Mrs. Bertha Bradley of Bridgeport. Mr. Alex. Poole of Bridge - fc.r: .ate "wOrDin. miss Alella Walker and Mr. Thnmaa T . ,n Those who were dance guests were Mr and Mrs. Wm. Oallenger. Mrs. Viola Woodlyn James. Mr. Adolph Slater. Mr. Max Danllson. Mr. Oscar Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thomas. Mr. Lionel Bclasco. Mr. J. J. Prltt and Mr. Al Delaney. Mrs. mma Layton entertained the following friends at breakfast Wednesday morning following the welcome party in honor - of her husband: Mr. and Mrs. Fits Howell. Miss Alella Walker. Mr. and Mra. Harrv Austin Miss Minerva .Lee. Mr. Thomas Lay - ton. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bearden. Mrs. Grace Kellogg and Dr. and Mra. Norman Cotton. Thursday evening Mr. and Mra Tur ner Layton. Mr. and Mra. Hnw.ril Bearden. Dr. Wiley Wilson. Mr. E. O. Austin. Mr. and Mra Lloyd Thomaa met at the home of Mr. and Mra. Lay - ton and after a delightful few minutes talking over old times and listening to interesting experiences of Turner, left for a night of celebratina - the Cotton Club, the Neat and others were among most visited. Mr. and Mrs. E. Gaylore Howell

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  1. The Pittsburgh Courier,
  2. 25 Jun 1927, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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