Clipped From The Pittsburgh Courier
Young Harlem Beau Brummel Tops Gay Spring Social Season With Gala Birthday Party 'Ala Bohemia' Joseph Evans Gets Off In Grand Style At the Swanky Checker Club. NEW YORK, April 2& One of New York's most popular bachelor Harlemite3 stepped up to the social zenith last week with what is supposed, to have been the smartest of the post - Easter parties. It was the birthday party given by Joseph Evans at the swanky Checker Club, and the entire afTair was done in ultra - modernls - : tic fashion, ala Bohemia, in cele - j . Artistic Setting bration of Mr. Evans (?) mile - ' Mr. Evans used his aristlc avo - . I cation to good advanti.ge In the ar - The name of Joseph Evans Is synonymous with brilliantly arranged social events and most everyone of his many friends always look forward to his birthday parties given each year. This year's party was' even smarter than any of the preceding ones given by this talented young man, who Is a full - fledged member of New York's literati, and to the many social luminaries present it was an evening of frivolity never to be forgotten. rangement of a clever scenic set ting of Bohemian splendor. Glittering drapes of velvety softness against a background of smooth lighting effects added a sort of nocturnal atmosphere to the futuristic surroundings, and the orchestral accompaniments, hidden behind beautiful screening of rose colored plush, and coming from an excellent ensemble of talented musicians, produced a charm that only a Jor - eph. Evans could provide. Among th many names of social note who responded to the precious Invited were Mr. and Mrs. Egbert Allen, Tom Porter, Rufus Baird, A. Barr, James Boozer, II. M. Johnson, Robert Jefferson, R.. T. Logan, Jack Harris, Cornelius Scott and Wen Talbert. The Mesdames Lillian Bagnatl, Josephine Hall. Catherine Hogans,' Jane Best and Mrs. Withers poon. The Misses WUhemina Adams, Ruby Burke, Lois TeUey, Bea Freeman. Billie Smith, Minto Cato and party. Frances Mann, Monette Moore, Bertha Lambert, Agnes Thorpe. Hilda Maxwell, Mae Mack, and Beatrice Marsh. Messrs. Arthur Potter,. Alonso Singleton. Herman McCoy. Al VI - gal. Melvin Veasey, Bennie Tatnall, T. C. Smith, Maurice Dancer, Law rence Ingram, Warren' Loew and party. Ralph Lewis jand party, Samuel Gaines. Sinclair Gazzette, Johnnie French, Elton Beane, Thomas Brown, Arthur Cherry. Victor Lloyd, Raymond Go IT, Bill Madden, Maurice Lucas, Walter Richardson, Harold Jackman, Countee Cullen, Walter Bryant, Frazier Hale and Dr. Joel Bolden.