The New York Age from New York, New York on May 3, 1941 · Page 4
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The New York Age from New York, New York · Page 4

New York, New York
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Saturday, May 3, 1941
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r Paye Four M tl TTTT Af 1MT - - - W ov wav Of Mention If" r:i ' WW FRIENDS AWAIT MARRIAGE NOTICE Don't be taken back too much in amazement when you are told by friends in the very near future that the Petioni household will serve notice to the newspapers concerning the marriage of one of its pulchritudenous daughters. tins column informs you now that Dr. Charles Augustm Petioni will soon announce the marriage of his daughter, Marguerite A., who has reached the ripe age of 23, to Robert J. Robinson Jr., 25, of 141 Hillside avenue, White Plains. They obtained a marriage license last week in City Hall. Miss Petioni is a very capable social' worker and resides with her parents at 114 West 131st street. FLORIDIANS IN TOWN A. L. Lewis of Jacksonville, Fla., former president oi Afro - American Life Insurance Co., and his wife, arrived in the city last week to spend a few days with Mr. and Mrs - E. F. Dixon of 749 St. Nicholas avenue. Mr, Lewis is one ot the most influential citizens in his ometown - HONORED WITH PARTY v . Within .seven days two "bosom friends." had a chance to entertain and felicitate each other at their respective birthday parties. The first was H. Bouchet Day, school teacher, and the second, Theodore Daniels, popular mortician, whose natal day party was tastefully and informally enjoyed1 by a host of intimate associates. ' The party given by the honoree's wife, Mrs. Helen Daniels, at their home, 164 West 136th street, Friday evening, was attended by Mr. and Mrs. H Bouchet Day, Mr. and Mr?. Quentin Hand, Mr. and Mrs. Carmcl Monte, and Dr. and Mrs." Robert S. Wilkinson. - The affair lasted far into the night. Chicken salad, cake, ice cream, and other goodies lent a pleasant note to the event. COLLEGE PREXY HERE Dr. Robert P. Daniel, president of Shaw University of Raleigh, N. C, accompanied by his wife, arrived in Harlem last Monday stopping with 'Atty. and Mrs. G. W Hicks of 482 Convent avenue. While in the city he was guest speaker at Abyssinian Baptist Church, Sunday morning. . . CELEBRATE TEN YEARS OF WEDDED BLISS ' It is often stated that the first hundred years of married life are the hardest, but Mr. and Mrs - Arthur Garvin Jr., of 69 West 99th street, have found that the first ten are the sweetest. On Friday night the young couple 'celebratedVtheir "tin" wedding anniversary with just members of 'both families present. The blushing huband happily reminisced that it was one j'clock, April 25, ten years ago in Philadelphia, Pa., that he reverently joined the long line of benedicts. Mr. Garvin is the business agent of Local 144 Building Service International Union. Mrs. Garvin is the former Miss Stella Godfrey, daughter f Mrs. Louise Godfrey. - - HOLDS INFORMAL TEA AND LECTURE The Utilitarians Civic Club held an informal tea and discussion Sunday evening at the home of Mrs. Hazel Hunt, 300 West 153rd street, with II - Naylor Fitzhugh as the speaker who talked on "Housing and how it effects Harlem." Mi Fitzhugh is an instructor of commerce and finance at Howard University on a leave of absence studying at Columbia University. - . ' . Eardlie John of the NAACP also joined in the discussion. Those present were Misses Blanche Lee, president; Odclle Mitchell, Oretta Gaskins, Naomi Hillycr, Kathleen Davis,' and Isabel Griffin. ' GAY CROWD ATTENDS F. B. S. CIRCLE'S FORMAL 'Back in 1919 the F. B. S. Circle came into being among the ultra elites of Harlem and the other boroughs, and one of its primary rules was not to "spare the rod" when it comes to entertaining. For twenty - one years this club has religiously stuck to that ruling. It was on Wednesday evening at the Savoy ballroom that the F. B. S. Circle held its twenty - first anuual formal complimentary assembly which marked another successful milestone in the club's life. It is a customary event at every affair to present a silver loving cup to the highest bridge scorer during the year, with Mrs. Rodney Dade and Harry Johnston, both winning first and second prizes respectively. The awards were presented by A - Clinton Holloway. The club officers are Edna Thrower, president; Harry Johnston, vice - president; Helen Johnston, corresponding secretary; Mae Dunn, recording secretary; Lilla B - Rector, treasurer; and Alice S. Reed, critic. The members are Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dade, Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Duvall, Mr - and Mrs. Granville Duroi. Mr and Mrs. Harrv Johnston ' Mr and &fr i Chance Woodward, Mesdames Louise Brown, Carolyn Henry, Hattie Anderson, and I - L. Fowler and B. F. Wilkerson. ' FIRST 'ANNUAL FASHION SHOW ' Next Wednesday night, the "Little Theatre," of the Harlem Boys' Club, 28 West 134th street, The Senior Girls will "take over" presenting its first annual fashion, show which is predicted to be a "killer." The program - is scchdulcd to begin at eight o'clock sharp. ' MOTORING TO PENN RELAYS Charles W. L.' Johnson, director of the Carlton YMCA Glee Club and Boys Work secretary of Carlton YM, who has just recently returned from a visit to Houston, Texas, again had the wanderlust which' took him to Philadelphia for the Penn Relays, Saturday. . - TO HONOR HARLEM HOSPITAL PHYSICIAN , The Dental Staff of Harlem Hospital paid tribute to two of its distinguished members in the person of Drs - H. Seldin, dental consultant, and L, H, Fairclough, chief of dental staff, at' a dinner Tuesday evening, April 29th at Hotel Theresa. Dr. Lfab C Carter prominent dentist in the community wai TCWTfiJUIb ON PACE FIVE) in Alabama, came north with her Infant son. Hollis Jr, to spend two weeks visiting her parents and husband who is ktudying this year for his doctorate at Columbia University Mrs. Price has been extensively ntertained bv many ot her friends in New York City. On Sunday, Miss Ethel O. Harris and her sister - in - law, Mrs. Herbert Har ris Jr. aave a large reception at the Harris residence at 596 Edgecombe avenue so that a hqst of Mrs. Price's old friends might have a chance to greet her on this occasion. - Among the invited guests at this affair were: Hollis T. Price, hon oree's husband; Dr. and Mrs. E. P. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Theo dore Daniels, Mr. and Mrs. Rolfe L. Daniels, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Kin Mr. and Mrs. E. Simms Campbell, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Logan Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Q. Pair, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ramsey. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cafley, Mr. and Mrs. Eitel Riley, Mr. t Mrs. James Murphy. Mr. and Mrs. Julian R. Anderson, Atty. ana Mrs. James M. Yeargin, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Dixon,' Mrt and Mrs. Mack Davles, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Bourne, Dr. and Mrs. John Mosely. Dr. and Mrs. Wiliam K. R. Granger, Mr. and Mrs. Sherman James, Mr. and Mrs. James C side Church. Riverside Drive at West 122nd Street to raise funds for a tuition scholarship for a Negro student, at the New York School of Social Work. Through the cooperation of a large nu.nber ot frienos during tlie spring of 1940, the committee jwas able to award its first scholarship to Miss Elizabeth C. Bryan who is now enrolled as a full time student at The New York School ot Social Work. Miss Bryan was chosen from among twenty - four college graduates by a committee composed of representatives ot the faculty ot the New York School of Social Work, the community and the Harlem Committee of the Community Service Society The Committee plans to award such a scholarship annually as it realizes the need for professionally trained Negroes in the social work field. Speakers at the Sunday tea will include Stanley P. Dav:es, executive director, of the Community Service Society; Dr. Channing H. Tobias, senior secretary Colored Work Department National Council ot the YMCA; and Mrs. Henry W. Pope, chairman ot the Scholarship Committee. The artists will include Marc D Albert, pianist; Mrs. Roena Muck - elroy Savage, coloratura soprano and Kenneth Spencer basso. Miss Alma Bailey, a music teacher in Harlem will render Incidental music during the tea hour. The Committee is . urging all contributors of last year's scholarship effort to repeat their contribution In the 1941 scholarship drive. All individuals contributing one dollar or more becomes pairons. ) Members of the committee are Mesdames Peyton Anderson, chair man: Henry Pope chairman of scholarship conuiittee; T: Arnold HilL i - hkirman - ot tea com'mttee; Cllnt - m Garvin; - aecrelart; Roger Flood, treasurer; Harry Bragg, George E. Cohron, James Conlck. L J. Donaldson, A. G. Fallings, Lemuel Foster, Edward Johnson, I Mmi . m M k the chairman of the committee. 1 Warren Brown. Warren Colemn Henry K. Craft. Harry Edward. Anthony Featherston, Horatio HilL J T,HE NEW YORK AGE Canada Lee Speak In , MEMBERS OF THE POPULAR EMPIRES CLUB AND THEIR ESCORTS Interest Of. Orphanage Canada Lee. star of "Native Son - , ipolre before froiiP of officials end friends of lhe Colored Orphan Asylum in Riverdale on Monday evening April 28th. in a special meeting called at the Harlem Branch of the Y. M. Q A. to discuss plans ior the forthcoming benefit theatre part for the orphanage on Thursday, May 22 at the St James Theatre. Other speakers included Henry R. Murphy, executive secretary of the Riverdale Institution; Dr. Thomas W. Patrick, Jr., chief pediatrician, and Mrs. 0. K. Sherwin, a member of the Institution Board of Trustees. Another group interested in the "Native Son" benefit met on Tuesday afternoon at a' tea given by "Irs. Walter S. Poor, Jr., at the lome of her mother, Mrs. C. Le - maire Zabriskie at 47 East wtn street. Philippa Schuyler, child pi - ano prodigy, was the guest of hon or and entertained the guests wiw a group of her own compositions. Both Mrs. Poor and Mrs. zaoris - kie are descendants of Sarah Underbill, one ot the Quaker founders of the Colored Orphan Asylum, which was established in 1836. f if AM .1 m - M!;V.s huh . V 111' Shown above are members of, the popularEmpires Giro (in the rear) with their escorts at the Renaissance Casino where they held their annual dance, Saturday evening. (Photo by Morgan Smith). Mrs. Althea Banks Price Extensively Feted By Friends Here On Visit From Tuskegee Mrs. Althea Banks Price, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Smiley Banks of Yonkers and wife ot Hollis Freeman Price, a. professor of economics at Tuskegee Institute Boozer, Mr. and Mrs; Edward Lawson, Mr. and Mrs. Harold De Costa, Mr. and Mrs. Leon De - Kalb. . . ,, Mr, and Mrs. George Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Melville, Mr. and Mrs. Al Philyaw, Mr. and I - s. Stanley Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hawkins, Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Tucker, Mr. and Mrs. Edward White, Mr. and Mrs. John Mossell, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cooper, Mr. and - Mrs. Roscoe James. And Mesdames Anita V. Rothschild, Beulah H. Creditt, Rae 01 - Mills. Estelle Mourning, Dor othy Walker, Jessie - Gadsden and Misses Helen Louise Atkinson, Dessie G. Winfrey, Venida Lewis, Rosetta Davidson, Alma Bailey, Hazel L. Bunn, Ruth Allen, Anita Gibbons, and Dr. Myr. Logan. Attys. Herbert S. Harris Jr, and Herbert H. Tate, and Daniel Piper, Hilliard Bowen, Julian Faithful, Edward Dudley, Howard Jordan, and Hill Cox. On 'Friday night of last week, Mrs. Rae OUey Mills of 59 - ' Edge combe avenue entertained at bridge and a midnight supper in honor of Mr'. "and Mrs. Price. Also during her visit .Mrs. Price and her husband were lhe dinner suesta of Dr. and Mrs. E. P. Rob erts at their home .130 West 130th street and ot Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Logan at their domicile, 436 West 160th street Harlem Committee Of Community Service Society To Hold Annual Tea On May 4th The Harlem Committee of the William Lawrence. Thomas Patrick Community Service Society is sponsoring its annual tea at four o'clock Sunday. May 4, at River Jr, Edgar - Thomasson, .ana James Watson. STYLISTIC GIRLS, SMALLS' PARADISE 8TAR8 TO APPEAR The Stylistic Girls,. a bevy ot charming misses, and stars from Smalls' , Paradise Revue will appear at the St Martin's Reception and Benefit Dance to be held at the Renaissance Ballroom on Frl day evening. May 9. In addition Sir Lancelot and his calypso troupe make up the half - hour ot scheduled spicy entertainment. Dance tunes 'will be by Vernon Andrade's Society Orchestra. The Stylistic Girls.. with eight yenrs of entertaining to v - eir credit, do a routine of the rhum ba, la conga and other dances of their own creation. Smalls Par adise revue with the "Siren of the East," an exotic dancer, "Toe stand" ''Jackson, versatile - tap - dancer and Miss Ray Pearl viva cious songstress, is a fast - moving vehicle. Women's frocS Hears Bi of Education Member Speaking on a program of Tol erance In Our Schools," Mrs. Jo hanna M. Undlof, member of the Board of Education, addressed the Women's Council of the New York Urban League at the Y.W.CA, if The Empires latest social event, .Ford, Miss Frankie Butler, Sala - Moonlight and Roses," was equal - thiel Marquis, Mrs. Virginia Clas - ly as attractive as their booklet in vitations holding much eye appeal which instantaneously caught the fancy of every lucky aspirant numbered among the crowd of friends who attended the Renaissance Casino. The gathering was so large that double line began at the ball room door lorming around the southeast corner of Seventh avenue until after 2 o'clock. In order to serve the multitude of dance lovers an additional check room was Immediately made available. The club ot fourteen boys is always seeking something unique and timely as an intermission fea ture. This year the motif, "Moon light and Roses," was presented by the Moonlight Madonna por trayed by Ann LaRue who looked ravishing in white net carrying a bouquet of roses. She was usher ed to the dance floor on a float with a cortege of young girla who were the club members' escorts, in the persons of Irene Puppe, Eva Myers, Geraldine Glendtler, Eve lyn Allen, Janet Richardson, Ver - dcllc Wilkinson, Margie' Clark, Thclma Kiraon and Adelaide Red dick. . This was followed by the club members dressed strictly in for mal attire. They marched to the center of the floor and chose their partners, "The Empire Rosebuds," representing the various girls clubs in the community, dancing to the tune of "Moonlight and Roses," with Miss Isabel Dicker - son doing the Vocals. ' They were Rose Richardson,' Browne Snap - perettes; Leola Nichols, L'Aimant girls, Ruby Thayer, Stylistic Girls; Beulah' Grant, Club Maurivian; Winifred Clarke and Thelma Clarke Exclusive Demonettes; Jacqueline McEwan, Sepian Debs,; Marjorie Whitehurst. Top Hatters; Hclene Spencer, Alpha Gamma Chi; Dorothy Ottley, Flaming So cialites. The girls were identically dress ed in pink satin gowns with tucked dccollctte and dress but toned town the back from which the skirt took on a bustle effect The Empires are Leroy Brown, Lewis L. Dash, Victor E. Gulston, Dudbruck M. Lashley, Furman N. Mar.ago, Michael L. Phillips, Conrad W. Piggott. Oscar L. Scott. Louis W. Skinner. Fred G. Watson, Stanley Weekes, David E. Wilson. Claremont H. Whittington, and Louis E. Waison, honorary member. Seen among the crowd at the ball were; Mr. and Mrs. Nat Walk cr Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stokes, Mr and Mrs. Melvin Winston, Mrs. Emma Lassiter, Wilfred De - Monday evening. Mrs. Undlof urged her hearers to seek legal repeal of the McLaughlin - Coudert Law which makes mandatory the release ot time for religious ' "Our public school children," aaid Mrs. Undlof, 'should grow into manhood and womanhood in an atmosphere of good - will, cooperation and brotherhood. America must remain a melting pot for black, white and yellow; for Chris - Urns and Jews tor other religions ito nationalities for all seeking freedom and escipe from Intolerance'.' As h" expressed it, it Is a duty of the Board of Education to Instill in students the essentials of .religion without any tendency of dogma, and that teachers teach kindness, tolerance and morality voon "ouDonn" skiu It Smoother, Fairor, Drightor BRING IT OUTI Ua fxutUii Im thi dM m t4 aib ito Mttr ! brm 4M. i t inm n - V tfcu ftwn t FUkii Dtl Mfk iki Wii't M ito "Mkanr kia tkrt it imnr. mmtiiu. knflUn mi ttntM" Pt. HIED Sk Vlf b 0" "! w4 m mu4. k Mm Hm i FUm Oil MCf 4 wmt Mcklr nH. TMt kmtio. knfkuf ai turn wfriitia Dr. tn4 Palo n't Skia WWttwr aa - wv kMk. CMt It It cntt. a am tot Mk N wi rt tb Cnmw Dc FRED Piteat't Sba Wbin uk Mfeiai ria . . Dr. FRED Palnor'o SKIB nniTEOER J i son, Miss Edna Mann, Miss Mar garet Shaw, Amelia Wimbley, Lo - venia King. Dorothea Moore, Mrs.. Meat McNeil, George Davis, Ed ward Puppe, James Simmons, Lcuis Rodgers, Henry Arthope, Marie White, Robert Robinson, Minnie Green. Plato Holt. Whitney Campbell, Maxwell Glanville. Austin Corin - altiL Lloyd Berkett, Brown, Dorothy Reddick. Hattie Dora Mae , Vi Si U y - w r it ui; lu - lurM, M mm mmmmm lloonfigbt And Roses" Dance Given By lie Empires Club Crowds Renaissance Casino Wood, Pete Bynum, Robert White - hurst, William Jones, Clement Coleridge, Lloyd Bowser, Mabel Frazier, Dorothy Thompson, Sin Don't experiment with harsh wsys to relieve constipation. There's no use when there's a gentle way: spicy, aromatic BLACK - DRAUGHT when taken by the directions. It is a purely vegetable medicine. Taken as directed at nieht. it usu - Price, Dennis; ,ny anows ijme ror ,1; acts Davis, Vivian ! gently but thoroughly next morn - WEDNESDAY! 500 LOVELY AH If MrcrcbseOfJlOrncrt! While They Last! Limit I Ta A Customer! as oaturdayIay 3, 1911 Fnecds Honor 4 Kembv rs With Luncbeon At.Theresa The Friends, Women's Auxiliary ot the Harlem Children's Center, gave, a delightful luncheon on Saturday afternoon at the Hotel Theresa in honor ot fourmemders ot the organization, two of rra ue about to become mothers 0d others who are soon to marctVto - the altar. The brides - to - be, Misses Esther Lee Davis, and Aurelia Davis each received electrical appliances, Miss Davis, a grill, and Miss Greet a percolator. The mothers - to - be, Mesdames Adel Walker and Mickie Ferguson, each received an order for free diaper service for three weeks. The committee arranging the luncheon was composed .of Miss Helen Cromer, chairman, assisted by Marlon Noyse and Pauline Thomas. Among ' ' those 1 present were Misses and Mesdames Ellen Barksdale, Sammie Hill, Mae Gar - rii Mary Spate, Rose Morgan, Helen Gregory, Ida Robeson - Cul len, Janice Ward low. Muriel Jer - vis and Benice Daniels. exander Best, Charles Moore, An thuT - Gorham, Arthur McCoy, Ha - clair Durant, Edwin Curtain, Al - zel Jones and Nevolia Ahmed. Happy Relief When Laxative Is Neede 3 inj?. You should feel fine again BLACK - DRAUGHTS effective - ncss is largely due to its chief ingredient known as an 'intestinal tonic - laxative," which helps impart tone to lazy bowel muscles. Take BLACK - DRAUGHT next time. It is' time - tested, economical 25 to 40 doses are just 25c. Sutorda fffi Emm! Pricks' W - The ueair Thousands of bur Harlem friends came flocking to the opening, of this exciting event . . . and went away laden down with the thrilling bargains they found throughout the store! Now you will find dozens of new values specially purchased and marked down to ridiculously low prices! Come and see how much value you get for your money . . . despite the rapidly rising prices! Here's one sale you can't afford to miss! SATURDAY! (FmiE! LOCO Defa'cioos WARD'S (SAGES WKh Pttrchase Of SI Or More WhIU They Laat! Umit I T A Costomert y o Buy Everything You Need On Blumsfein's BP M! Thousands of people are finding this easy - payment 'plan the ideal way to buy'for themselves . . their family . . . their home! Between IthaVllh Avenaea WW

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