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CHICAGO, IUL, SATUWj4Yt fePSnk.Wn.
i n 'lusurriRcre or ivii! AnTniniTT i lAnnit in rn ivir imiiAi rvijiriniiAJ
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-THF. CHADNG AND BEA15T1FUL BRIDE OF THE
EASTER OCTAVE WAS GIVEN AWAY BY HER
TWIN BROTHER, MR.EDWARD DENNINS5 THE
LONG TO BE-KEMMBfcKkD WJiDDING WAS
CONDUCTED ON THE MASOMCSQUARE.
Rrv J H. CHASE, PASTOR OF CAVALRY AMTe:
ZION CHURCH, TIED THE NUPTIAL KNOTGOOD
BROTHER THOMAS a SAMUELS, MOST WORSHIP.
FUL GRAND MASTER OF THE MQST WORSHIP
FUL PRINCE HALL, GRAND LODGE OF ILLINOIS
AND ITS JURISDICTION,
TER OF CEREMONIES.
THE TRESTLE BOARD ORCHESTRA FURNISHED THE
MOST ENCHANTING MUSIC FOR THE WEDDING
PR0CES50N, WHICH LASTED UNTIL TEN
O'CLOCK Itf THE EVENING AND FOR THE DAN
THE NEWLY WEDDED COUPLE WHO ARE EXTREMES
LY POPULAR WITH
FRIENDS, WERE THE
h Most notable of all -weddings follow-
L fcg in the woke of the Lenten, season
TiS lHat 01 JU13S JXHUJIUOLU3 vtxuus,
2. lf f onnerly of Atlanta, Ga, to Mr.
fiuaoel Matthews, W- UL Hinun. Lodge
Ka. 14, F. and A. iL The grooin,.on
tuaant of bis high fraternal- connec
ts tisES seed no introduction, irhile lio
bride is one of the - highly ' esteemed
t eaips of nurses at the Oak Forest Saa-
He setting of tUs brilliant scene,
aE55t teggarsdesefipnon,- was
ii tie main auditorium of the ilasonic
Temple, 40th. and South State .streets,
the Lour high noon, Wednesday, Hareh.
30tL Never in the history of fraternal
. localizing, m this section, has there
l- Itea an affair of such proportions .and
tie entire ceremony was carried-ont on
the Masonic square and compass.
Hie hall was profusely decorated
nn the national colors" which fes-
h bcaed the balcony, flowed in streamers
V ftoa the lighting fixtures and formed
p tie tokrs of a huge wedding "bell sns-
laded from the center of the ceiling,
i3e in the background a. sixteen foot
ABtfiean flag was draped over iv huge
i: iqsire and compass. The Trestle Board
ll &b Orchestra, hidden "behind a, screen
tf fiant palm's, furnished' rweet music
, tboagfcont the afternoon anderening:
Coasiderablr in advance of. the hoar
: t for the ceremony, chauffeurs of pri-
., w ud public conveyances wero in
. fcae to set down the guests tinder the
; mpy which extended from, the urb
tle entrance. Men in formal attire,
5ith high hats and English top coats
J-naJadies gowned to tho ''lastiword"
a Paris fashions, were handed out of
.: ' -
s ananes P vtx an jocd "tho 'wait
tte assembly. ;
e entrance of the bridal entourage,
. saberinp fortr iirKOTi. trn aii-AcIed
: 7 nvel in tlm linn. nf V mnefnr
i ttnaacmies. Mr. Thos. H. Samuels,
i-ui Urand Lodri. Rlin of TTIinnia "Tia
rtT-- .. -n- -
F'oaaietion. trim -, 6.fi if rti
' - uM.u M
P- c 'onipass. To ihe'siraini "pf
i1 L&enrrin the narrr entered aaS
kJased to the'r plaecs, the.lrxdesHaMs
hae north ami the groomsmcn'snlie
riae of the room, five -Past -Maa-l'Trestte Soard Clab of Hirans Lodge Ho.
1 a firc Matrons leadisfffaaaelT.
IT.- ' - w
h. Efcngton, Chas.-T.Serr-J. VV.
eae. R. V. r.u u. ir. Tir-
Ij01! Alitf Amlto. x:-j: nr-i-.u-
M - ., iuio aum
!-, -mediately following was the.
Escort, Mrs. Cannon' and
rW an HeabV
- o. vau, jit. ana. juts. .ien-
i Sett eanip t?i vL-rV. . i is!
- UUUCUWUU3, UBV
r"cr: ilrs. tjii; TiTt i- .:?-1
Mrs. Lillian SclT-ia
3e chine with dnchess'lacer Mrs.
&van5. whitB oti 3 Tr
& A lone, white Eeorrette Twith
iwet tetin iJ.V.-.i.v- -r
Tjgr Callaway, TrMte crejae 'eliiae
vi.ici uesuea,- jus.
ei -i -"ug anpi ware a -roge
- M( frf .: - . - .-
rs. a. A. PeBebeB.waHe
'ntli i1ta ? r 't
to "4 pearl erav jh A Tkt:
"Amines . ..l. ir .i
iWrae'?se colorea iy &
t noroidered in silver wilh
of silver Tom bus "Kfi w
M."VTiffia.-tVias v-t -tl-
Masons Was One of the Most Notable and Brilliant Weddings
So Far Held Among Masons In Tbps
ABLY SERVED AS MAS-
A LARGE CIRCLE OF
RECIPIENTS OF MANY
Messrs. B. G. BelL A. &- Henderson, S.
A- Lane, Henry Callaway, JL -A. Pelle
bbv Wm. "Wright, Mr. Darden, L. Cone,"
. The entrance of the Eev. J. H; Chase,
pastorof Calvary JL. l.EZion -Chnrch,
the officiating clergyman, supported on
either Hdet by Thomas -and Arthur Pur
due as altar boys, heralded the close up
approach of the high contracting paif
tieSjTled by the matron tif honor, Mrs.
Anna, J. Powers, superb ly white satin
with, tonic of gold laeo, while vary no
ticeable was a- diamond studded locket
suspended from n Tare old -gold chain;
thfr ring bearer, Jay Powers, Jr.; the
flower girl, "Jessadye Darden, and fin
airy tho bridfr on the arm of her twin
brother, Mr. Edward Dennis, who gave
his sister ia marriage. Simultaneously
with the entrance of the bride, the
J groom, supported by hrf best man, Mr.
Jay Powers, entered from a door on
the opposite side of tho room and met
his, bride upon the square beneath the
The bride V gown, designed by Mrs.
George "Wilson, - a fashionable "West
Side modiste, was of ivory satin, en
train, embroidered. 5n see3 pearls and
heavily trimmed with silk lace from
the looms of ChantiHy. Her yeu- of
tnlle was held in place by a wreath
of orange blossoms and "her a.rm boqnet
was of brides Groses
The matron of honor and all the
maids carried, boqnets of- pink, roses
and asparagus -fern with streamers of
Tho service in aTPMasonicr-apleridor
land aolemniry was read and the party
teas seated and .served at ,& special
fabler beautiful in itff appointments of
fine white napery, ferns and -cut flow
ers, while the central decoration waa a
hngo bride cake embellishod -with many
tiny roce buds and eircled with eaQa
Theiridal aoag, "Thou Art Risen,
My Beloved' by Coleridge Taylor,
was. sung by-Mrs Myrtlo- Winfrey,- who
looked charming in. iAvendar. satin
witlKkcff and cut jet trimmings.
XB8 HiarvcioBs acc u -
liant iffair isay bfr'attribntetl to -the
I4J Of waicft. .sir. JJST Jrowera j -
ffliaj bfe- assisted.' by Mrs. -rowers.
J The? -SBCstSj to the JHtmber of several
kaadrecT, werfr served at table os. the
baleoBT, and lhehlire Bexrice -was
aanageA- Iry jthe Trestle Board Clab
with ireat preein00'
lnr ihfr oak of iowa aestsTrere
Lmtj- It E. 43reer-eGSsiH, of tho bride,
Atlaata, Gil, Mr. LattJmere, Attaao,!
n ."MX. "WMte.-ABrasta, ta- jsara.
DcBnis,:.ia, fras$e Mrs. M: Helssee,
Oak Pares, m, -&. Cera-.Rsley,
IfScs, 3Gc1l, awl 3Csb jRatt Bradley
Kas Gt&KmssaSj -wa w w.
1 ift aa. -Btf'-telhe 3sJaHter frock ia
JaVvery: wt: gtajr with aS the e-
7feTr"very teeal lodge- was rep-
wfcm We ei X m St who ie
er Jew -so. jwkr- ;-;
.U.iu wsw Mr&TS. DeOemr
isa jfot Ae jb ;
of Hiram Lodge
.First Assistant Corporation Counsel of Chicago, one of the
most popular public officials in the city ball, who will be elect
ed one'of the new Judges of the Graph Court of Cook. County
Tuesday, June 6. . '
Biatant Corporation Counsel of Chicago,
who will if he lives be elected as one
of the new Judges of the KSrcnit Court
of Cook County was born in this city
August 31, 1873, receiving his early
education in its public schools from
which bo in time graduated with all tip
honors due him. At the end of that
period lie attended .the Bryant & Strat
ton Business College and the-old Chi
cago AthcnnPUTn where he completed
his commercial education.
Later on in life he graduated with
the highest honors from the Law De
partment of the Lako .Forest Univer
sity, and he was admitted to the Chi
cago Bar and tho Illinois Bar in 1S97,
and a short time after that date he re
ceived his commission to practice in
the United States Supreme Court at
Washington, -D. a J'.. .
It must, be said to the everlasting
credit of Mx. Breen that right from tho;
CartheB, !Most Aneienf- Matron, Boyal
Eagle Conrt. H. of J. No. 44," taupe
crepe mentor, hand embroidered; Mrs.
G. Balay, Loyal Lady, Grand Beeorder,
Order of the Golden Circle; oyster col
ored reorgetta and picture hat; Mrs.
Jno. Dunmore, Grand Treasurer, H. of
J., black, taffeta with cut steel beading;
Mrs. John Mayo, Grand Treasurer, O,
EL &, taffeta and-Band eolored duvctyn;
Mrs.Ida May Tyfec, Ada O. B. Ji, Jav
endar eatin -embossed in velvet with
lace and butterfly saah of chiffon; Mrs.
Loin Oxford, gray -taiHeur; Mrs. LU-
liin-Tata, midnight blue georgette in
tho newest shades of beadiag; Mrs.
Lena B. Taylor breach organdie with
girdle, of moire,iroeade Mrav Beatrice
Perkins, gold embroidered, pussy wiuow
taffeta, with bodice of gold lace; Mrs.
Boss, Pouehe, .satin and. gold-lace off
sen strikingly with black lynx neck
piece; Xrs.,3iary Harsh, Sec. Napolocn
Court, H. of J. saun srnpcu i
eharmesM relieved with touchea of the
new Harding, fiae. -
Others amaag the aistingeiaaecv
fcaeeta. were "MV JL A. Todd, who
Broad- 6f Ms wff Accjcaistaaee -with
w rrem. Hr. And Mrs. S;:W. Triea,
Mrs. JohaB, Sarty'H ?" '
ridge, 3CrsL iL 3acClnre, Mrs. Emm &
-CfHseay, 3fa.lCBUBaehe, Mr. and
Mrs.JaevB. "Whitei Mrs. Harriel
FJemisgs Kr. Mrs. Thorn Bs;
Mr. 4 Mrs. Thorns waua, j.
Mrs Jo Jeaes Dr. sad Mrs. "WB
Bam., Mr, asd-Mrs. Geo. -Wnsea and
TrawaU -wero itaS ! deaverea
wka"w left-tie ian to preparo for
pnsi ihe fiispiay
mUI -nim'mraMei&BK.' arrested by
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HON. JAMES W. BREEN.
in the practice of his chosen profession
and for many years he has been one
of the popular members of the Chicago
Bar Association. , -
Prom 1907 to 1911 he' served with
honor to himself and to -the citizens of
Chicago as Assistant Prosecuting At
torney, under the late Mayor Fred A.
In 1915 Mayor William Halo Thomp
son selected Mr. Breen as Assistant
Corporation Counsel of Chieago, and
near the first of the present year ho
was chosen Pint Assistant Corporation
Counsel and Jie is more, than making
good in that responsible and important
position and continues to reflect great
credit upon himself and upon the ad
ministration of Mayor Thompson.
vLcss than two years ago Mr. Breen
wbo was always considered one of the
most handsome bachelors, iri this citv
spread and bolster cover from Boyal
Eaele Court No. 44, H. of J.; woolen
blankets, Guiding tar Chapter No. 73;
pearl handled butter spreads, Esther
Court No. 2, H. of J.; Irish linen table
napery, Bosic E. Moore Chapter No.
78, O. E S.; silver mounted glass cas
serole with surer salt ana: pepper
shakes, Talma- Chapter No. 2, O. . S.;
humidor mounted with .Masonic em
blem and tray, Bobi. A. Jackson W.
M -Olive Branch Lodgo, U B, P arid
A. M.; table linen Corner Stone Lodge
No. 81, P. and A. M.; mahogany pe
destal, Universal- Lodgo No. 65; Twen
tieth Century Negro library,' Miss
Gencvievo Benben and mother; hand
painted vase, Mr. and Mrs! B." E. Tur
ner; silver ladle, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome-
Barlow; silver mounted, -comb, 'brush
and mirror, -Mr. and Mrs: Mazique;
hemstitched and embroidered sheets
and' slips, Mr. and Mrs. John B. "Jones,
bath room rag, Mrs. Moody .and many,
3fr. and Mrs; Matthews win be -tem
porarily domiciled at 2008 Washing
ton blvd, whero they will be AtHoae
to friends Saaday, April 3, 3821, from
3 to fi p. m. ""
The Broad Ax Staff extends eaagrat
slatSosii to fte aewly wedded eoaple
and iriah them 1oa. voyage- e,the se
of matriiaeay ad,know Oat the eaa
pass wul always nide aright, a'
aota. johsiojcto yva
a fw3ay iornaA lus-jmup
Mrs. Jehsa is better Jaw
Nov 14 Free and Accepted
May Lewis who is so loving and beau
tiful and Mr And Mrs. Breen reside in
a lovely home at 947 W- 54th plaee, and
once eaeh week The Broad Ax finds its
way into their home as Mr. Breen who
is one of the brainy and most popular
public officials in tho City HaD has for
years been.a, strong supporter of this
In 1920, after a great fight with .the
aid of this paper, Mr. Breen was
elected the Thompson Committeeman
of tho 30th Ward and all the people re
siding in that ward and in tho Old
Town'of Lake are standing solidly be
hind him for the nomination and elec
tion as one of the Judges of the Cir
euit Court of Cook County for his well
grounded legal training pre-eminently
fits him for that honored position and
he will make an ideal Circuit Court
HON. CLAYTON P. SMITH WILL BE
ELECTED CITY TBEASTTBEZ
This coming Tuesday, April 5, the
voters, both men and women, residing
in all part of this eity, will be called
upon to march to. the polls and elect
a new City Treasurer and dry Clerk
and as all of- the forces of Mayor Wit
liam Hale Thompson arev loyally sup
porting Hon. Clayton F. Smith for. City
Treasurer "ho is bound' to - bo elected
with both hands down.
-As Alderman Smith has always stood
by Mayor Thompson in the City Coun
cil and as ho has alwaya-bccn friendly,
towards the colored people, CoL Charles
E. Morrison, special messenger to
Mayor Thompson and all tho other col
ored men and women around tho City
Hall are., plugging tor his election, to
beat the band;
As Warden of tho Cook County Hos
pital Alderman Smith always dealt
jsstily with all the eolored peophs con
nected with, that institution and he
never displayed any narrow- mindncaa
in permitting the whites to lord it
over ih. colored people it is therefore
the ao&BBB -daty that all of ihfl -colored
pegple "who fellow in the footsteps, of
Majr-TheapsoB' Ur zaBy .to the sappert
of Alderman Salik asd oa jTaesday,
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THE MGHT TEMPLARS HELD THEIR ANNUAL
EASTER SERVICES AT BEREAN BAPTIST
CHURCH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
hREV. W. S. BRADDAN BREACHED THE ANNUAL 3ER-
MON, MR. THOMAS H. SAMUELS, MOST WORi
SHIPFUL GRAND MASTER OF THE MOST WOR
SHIPFUL PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE OF ILLI
. NOIS AND ITS APPENDANT JURISDICTION, AND
RGHT EMINENT GRAND COMMANDER OF THE
PRINCE HALL GRAND COiSaAflDERY OF
KNIGHT TEMPLAR OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
AND ITS APPENDANT JURISDICTION, SIR SAM
UEL B. WALKUP, DELIVERED THE PRINCIPAL
last -Sunday the Knight Templars in
all of their military glory Srith thoir
white plumes and other catchy trap
pings headed by the Knight Templars
Band, marched through the streets from
their hall at 40th and State streets, to
the Bercan Baptist. Church, 52nd and
All in all it was an imposing.-parade
which was witnessed by severalthou
sand people along the line of march.
The members of ihe four Consistories
wero lined up in single filo along on
Dearborn street, south of 52nd and they
stood at attention, while Bight Eminent
Grand Commander, Sir Samuel B. Walk
up, proudly marched up and down .tho
line, followed by the famous Knight
The following were the order of the
services in the church: Master of cere
monies, Sir Stewart C JefforsonPaat
E. CL. Godfrey Commandery No. 5K.T.
Processional, Organist; Selection, Her
eon Choir; Introduction of4 Master of
Ceremonies, Sir- James H. Walker,
Chftinnaa orGciieral -OwnBritwer Pnry -
er, Sir -Miles C. Dotson; Selection,
Berean Choir; Remarks, Crusaders
GiD, Sister Hattie Woobnge; Solo,
AQelujah! He Is Btsen, Sister Bosa
Pouehe; Address, by the Most Worship
ful Grand Master of the Prince Hall
Grand Lodge of Illinois and its Ap-
DB. M. ABHrYTF. JONES TO. DE
LIVER FOTJNDEB'S PAY AD
- DEESS AT TTJSEEGEE
Tnskegeo Institute, Alabama. Dr.
M. Ashbie Jones, pastor of the Ponce
De Leon Baptist Church of Atlanta,
Georgia, and a leader in the Inter
racial Commission,, will deliver the an
nual address at tho Founder's Day
Exercises, which will be held on April
12th. Since the death of. Dr. Booker
T. Washington, it has become custom
ary to set aside a -day in the month of
April to celebrate the day of his birth,
which comes -in April, and to pay trib
ute to his memory.
Each year on this oecasiona speaker
of national repute is selected to deliver
tho annual Founder's Day address.
During the four years of this observ
ance, the following men have delivered
tho principal address, respectively:
Hon. William G. Willcox, New York
City, Chairman of the Board of Trus
tees of Tuskegce Institute; Hon. P. P.
Claxton, Commissioner of Education of
the United States; Hon. Emmctt O'
Neal ex-govembr of the state of Ala
bama, and ex-President William H.
This occasion is also the time of the
annual visit of tho Trustees of the In
stitute to the school. In accordance
with thi custom the- Northern ..and
Western members of the Board of
Trustees, with their friends, wUl'be
present, and expressions from them will
An 'added feature of this year's obr
servaneo will bo the dedication of the
new buildings. Among the edifices to
bo dedicated are James HaB, a dormi-1
tory for giris erected by Mr. Arthur
Curtiss James of New York as a me
morial to his mother, Mrs. EBea Cur
tiss James, five new Trades Buildings,
which are replacing tho one building
which was destroyed by fire during the
period- of tho war, and a new Horse
This occasion will ako- afford the
friends of Taskogee Jastitate and the
f oBewers of Booker TV Washiagtoa an
excellent opportanlty to inspect the
work- and net the progross-of the la-
stitate asd. to renew their aSegianee to
th memory of tho Foander. Dr.B.'B.
Mote, Principal, is extendiag cor-
dial invitaSoB to aa, to ttead t&
Kf ft iVsann! Ofcservaaco of Jokader 'a
Tiaiiea "1&J, i .
pendant Jurisdiction, Bro. Thos H.
Samuels; Solo, Mrs. James "Weatiars;
Address, by the Bight Eminent Grand
Commander of the Prince Hall Grand:
Commandery of Knight Templar of the
State of Ulionis and its Appendant
Jurisdiction, 8ir-8amnel B, TTalkupr'
Offertory; Selection, Berean Choir; Ser
mon, f. S. Braddan; Presentation: (a)
To Pastor, by A. A. Nea, a C St.
George" Commandery; (b) To Trustees,
by Henry Callaway, E. C. Corinthian
Commandery;. (e) To Choir, by J. M.
Hill Godfrey Commandery; Benedic
General Committee: James H. Walker,
Chairman; 8. A. Lone, Treasurer; B. J.
H. B. EHingotn, Secretary; Corinthian
Commandery No. 1, K. T., James H.
Walker, Pink Jackson and C. H. Chris
mas; St. Georgo Commandery No-4, K.
Tn B. J. B. Ellington, James Thompson "
and William Montgomery; Godfrey
Commandery No. S, K. T, S. C. Jeffer
son, Howell Holmes and James Dl
Humphrey; Hugh Do Payne, Cqmmaa- T" '
fuVry - No; 19; K. T, J. l.-Beynolds, "Sl ". JK-
A. Lane and A. BTbliverT
All of the Knight of Templars were
kud in declaring that it was the best
and most interesting services which
they have so far held and that Bev:
Braddan dished up a tip-top n"nnl
Easter sermon for them.
Hon. William H. Taft, in his ad
dress last year said. '"Founder's Day
at Tuskegce should be as important a
day in the annals of the American
Negro as Washington's birthday is to
all Americans. As Georgo Washing
ton's life acts are valuable as an in
spiration and example to all his coun
trymen so should the Hfp and achieve
ments of Booker T. Washington be to
the men of his race."
HAMPTON INSTITUTE GYMNA
Demonstration of Physical-Education
Work Presentation of Mrs..
Dora Cole Norman.
Hampton, Va. That physical. educa
tion work has hygienic, educational
and social values was shown at tho
recent fourth annual Hampton Insti
tute gymnasium demonstration,' Tho
program represented the work done dur
ing the year under tho. direction of the
physical" directors Miss Olive B. Bow-
ell, Charles H. Williams and Charles
P. Howard (Assistant). It was given
with the idea of promoting wholesome:
recreation and of developing a greater
public -appreciation of physical eduea-'
Mrs, Dora Cole Norman of New York
presented Coleridge-Taylor's "Scenes
from an Imaginary BaEet and Mel
ville? Charltoa's "Poem Erotique." Her ..
interpretative and aesthetic dancing,
which was executed with skill and
grace, received the hearty applause of
the large audience of visitors, mem-;- -
bers pf the Hampton Institute staff,
and strdents. 4
"Cotton Needs Piekiay a dance .
written rf Charles H. WUKams, ,was
presented in costume by a, large- group
of students. It is 'one of tho-many' - 4 ---work
songs of tho field hands and was - - -sang
ia""the oarly plantation days,
This dance interprets the words ia ac.-. -!
ties and incladee stops and actioss - jy-
which are characteristic of Jfegroiliie- .-"-
Tho following liaes of work--werei
preseated; relk-3aBeiagr ' eceentrfe
dancing; school-room worlc of several : -'
selected typest sad seftisg-np o'rflli
Irish $Si wand drill; gyawt& 1mr.
sob; aamD-Doti wcrx; rewwa vrnxsgi --
iag; Patch .dasdng; competitivo-Tfpe;'
gassei, andtappanitM work. . i--'v '-&
Appropriate asasSc was- faraished, Tsff
Miss- poT4iJr"a Biggs S. Nathsilt"
petf aadetalCB.,.'fnVf3- -.-
" Py walked .Uiii,:
fr JBk- y- lmiet
cagoaia as Mw Xeberra.,
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