By PATSY GRAVES for the AN'P
LITTLE ONES, big ones, bird
ones, crooked ones, straight ones,
all sizes, shapes and kinds. They’re
In the news, and how\ Legs. The
silk that used to make stockings
won’t be doing that no more, cause
Uncle Sam needs it for something
else. So now is the time for every
good leg to come to the aid of its
WHAT ARE stockings made
from? Not like ladies, from sugar
and spice and everything nice, but
from silk, nylon, cotton, and ray
on. And here is the “situachun”.
Silk is used for certain types of
parachutes. Nylon is useful for the
same purpose. Rayon is made from
chemicals, and some of those chem
icals are needed to make munitions.
Cotton, of the extra long staple va
riety used for sheer hosiery, is
needed for military purposes. Be
sides, there Isn’t much of that kind
of cotton available.
SO WHAT? There is no super
abundance of any material immed- I
lately available for making hosiery, ]
so there will naturally be fewer
made. But taken altogether the
present supplies of rayon, cotton,
and nylon can be knitted into a
great many stockings yet awhile.
STOCKINGS were always a pain
In the neck anyhow. Like their
wearers, they are the most unpre
dictable things on earth. As uncer
tain as the weather, as tenfpera
mental as an opera star. Haven’t
we all had that last pair blues?
Now that we must help stretch the
available supply here are a few
hints on the care of stockings. Buy
stockings according to the weight
for which they will be used. They
are not bought by the pound, but
by the thread.
TWO-THREAD. This is an ex
tra sheer hose, the cobwebby kind
that you know you can’t afford but
that the woman in you just craves.
Should be used for very special oc
casions. Not for the Annual Ball
of the Pansy Leaf Social Club. With
your long evening dress, that’s a
good time not to wear any stock
ings at an.
THREE-THREADS. These are
still in the luxury class, but are
Just a little heavier than the 2
thread. They don’t hold up for hard
wear such as a stocking takes when j
you do a lot of walking, or jitter- I
bugging, but they do look nice for i
afternoon or informal evening j
wear. For this purpose, the lace and
mess hose are highly suitable. And !
listen, the Bureau of Home Eco
nomlcs has planned more than 100
designs for cotton hosiery among
which are many attractive novelty I
patterns that may be used for dress j
FOUR THREAD. This is a medi- !
um weight hose, neither very thin
nor very thick. These will econom- :
ically answer the purposes of the
FIVE, SIX, SEVEN THREAD.
These are quite thick, and are suit
able for the hardest wear. For
whatever purpose you buy them,
and from whatever materials they
are made, hose will not wear well
if they are too large or too small
for your feet. Putting the biggest
number on the outside is a good
rule of stockings as well as shoes.
A DOZEN PAIRS or no pairs,
just pieces. Do wash them careful
ly after every wearing. Wear shoes
that fit your feet. They will save
your stockings, your good looks,
and your disposition. Don’t wear
rcugh shoe linings. Put on your
AND DON’T GET excited be
cause there will probably be a
scarcity of stockings. That ain’t no I
problem. There were legs before j
there were stockings and there’ll be j
legs when all the stockings are I
gone. You’ll get along. *
Honored At Reception
MRS. PHILLIP ROGERS CHAPMAN, who before her mar
riage was Mils Barbara Elizabeth Ellis.
Mr. And Mrs. Phillip R. \
Chapman Given Reception \
ATLANTA, Ga.—(SNS) —
Mrs. Robert H Ellis entertain
ed with a reception last Sunday
evening, from 7 to 9, honoring her
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Phillip Rogers Chapman, at
her home on Ashby Terrace. A
biidal motif in pastel shades was
featured in the decorations and re
Mrs. Ellis and Mr. and Mrs.
Chapman received the guests stand
ing before a background a palms.
Mrs. Ellis was attractive in black,
net. Her corsage was of pink roses.
The recent bride looked lovely in
a soft pink taffeta gown which
featured a very full skirt and short
puffed sleeves. She also w-ore a
corsage of pink roses.
Assisting the hostess in enter
taining were her daughter, Mis.
Horace Clayton Collins; Mrs.
Emma Lundy; Mrs. Rosa Putman;
Mrs. Evelyn Harris and Mrs. Joe
Veal. Ribbons holding wedding
bells were pinned on the thirty
five guests by little Misses. Martha
and Anna Louise Lundy. Mrs.
Mab’e Allen kept the bride's book.
Out-of-town guests included the
recent groom’s sister and broth
er. Miss Nell Chapman of Macon
end T. C Chapman of New York
City; Mrs. Sara Lang and Mrs. E.
B Plnney of Macon.
Mrs. Chapman is the former Miss
Barbara Elizabeth Ellis of this city.
She and' Mr. Chapman were mar
ried July 7th by Rev. William
Holmes Borders in the pastor’s
study of Wheat Street Baptist
Church. The popular couple is re
siding at 348 Sunset Avenue N.W.
MISS FEW BECOMES
BRIDE OF DR HARPER
ALBANY, Ga.—The ceremony at which Miss Marge
Clarke Few, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Few, and Dr. j
William Nichols Harper, son of Prof, and Mrs. C. L. Harp
er of Atlanta, were united in holy wedlock, was an event of
Thursday, August 28. at 6:30 in the evening. Dr. J. W.
Holley officiated in the chapel of the Georgia Normal col
lege in Albany, Georgia.
Pre-nuptial music was presented
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Auburn Avenue, NX., Atlanta, Ga.
by Mrs. Ono Hill Gray, Tifton, Ga.;
Mias Musiel Frazier, ’Savannah;
Arthur Christopher, Albany; Clar
ence Few, Roanoke, Alabama; and
Drew Days, Atlanta.
Groomsmen Who preceded }he
feminine members of the bridal
Dr. R. c. Hackney, Richard
^Martin, Dr. R. A. Billings, At
lanta; M S. Jackson, E. J. Shir
ley and Scott Johnson of Albany.
Ushers were W. J. Arnold, Sr.,
William Brown of Atlanta, Frank
Holley, Albany and Dr. Urzana
Bass of Cairo, Illinois. With their
white attire, they were blue ties,
matching handkerchiefs and
boutenieres of white asters.
Miss Evelyn Dorsey of Chatta
nooga, Tenn., was m2 id-of-honor
and wore a model of pink net
posed over taffeta. Her sweetheart
treckJIne was centtwd with sett
c|nvered button^ which extended
the length of the waist, the waist
being caught with a narrow match
ing velvet sash. She carried a
bouquet of deep pink asters and
Acting as her sister’s matron-of
honor, Mrs. Katheryn Few Wright
cf York, South Carolina, appeared
in a gown of yellow net fashion
ed similarly t* that of the maid
of-honor. Her bouquet was a cluster
of lavender asters and roses.
The bridesmaides were Ruth Hill,
Jean Warren, Atlanta; Lillian
Syckes, Nashville; Georgia Nelle
Smith, Belle Few Thompson, Al
bany; and Wattye T. Cole, Birm
ingham. Their gowns were iden
tical and were fashioned from sea
green net over taffeta featuring
sweetheart necklines, matching
velvet sashes and a row of bodices
covered buttons on the bodice.
Their flowers were colonial bouquets
of lavender asters and maiden
hair fem. The single strands of
pearls, tied with tiny white bows,
which they wore were gifts of the
Svlvia Dunham, niece of the
brfde was the flower-girl. Her
gown of canary taffeta was floor
length and f%cihioned after the
bridesmaids. Charles Reynolds
Miss Lola M. Parker Gets Seventh
Term As lota Phi Lambda President
Sorors Meet In
Detroit In 1942
ST. LOUIS—.((Special)—Miss Lola M. Parker of Alpha
chapter, Chicago, LI., was elected for her seventh consecu
tive term as president of the Iota Phi Lambda sorority of
which she is the founder as one of the closing features which
brought visitors from all sections of the country. Zeta chap
ter of Detroit, Michigan, will be hostess to the 1942 con
Interesting sessions and reports marked the 1941 meet
ing with progressive resolutions being adopted such as the
sponsoring of typing contests by each chapter during Busi
ness Week; the perfection of a survey of Negro Women
in Business on a National Scale to be reported to the March
of Million Dimes for the placement of a Negro lobbyist in
Washington, D. C.
Interesting sessions and reports
marked the 1941 meeting with
progresive resolutions being
adopted such as the sponsoring
of typing contests b> each chap
[ ter during Business Week; the
perfection of a survey of Negro
Women in Business cn a National
Scale to be reported in full de
ail at the 1942 meeting; and
support to the March cf a Mil
lion Dimes for the pjacement of
i Negro lobbyist in Washington,
The social highlight came in
the formal dance at Castle ball
room, Monday night, August 25,
with more than 500 guests in at
Besides President Parker, oth
er Iota national officers are Sor
ors Anna R. Hughes, prominent
Louisville, Ky., mortician, re
elected first vice-president; Sar
ah Lewis, secretary to the secre
tary of the Atlanta Life Insur
ance Co., Atlanta, corresponding
secretary (fifth term); Mildred
Miller, Cleveland, (third term)
recording secretary; and Nettie
Bennett, loans and discount tell
er, Citizens Trust Co., Atlanta,
Other officers: M. E. Harvey,
secretary board of education,
Washington, D. C., journalist;
Alice Allen, secretary at Miles
Memorial college, Birmingham,
Ala., (third) dean of pledges; O.
P. Williams, head of the business
department at Morris Brown col
lege, Atlanta, Ga., national di
rector of education.
Regional Directresses include:
Iolanthe Sidney, employed in
Consumers Division of Brown
Bombers Bread Co., New YorK,
second term as eastern region
head; Fuchia B. Miller, auditing
clerk, Supreme Liberty Life In
surance Co., Chicago, seventh
term as Western regional lead
er; Mable Gatewood, registrar,
Atlanta University School of So
cial Work, Atlanta, Ga., first
term as southern regional direct
ress and Theodosia Skinner,
stenographer, Cuyhago County
Probate Court, Cleveland, Ohio,
sixth term as northern leader.
Interesting discussions on the
important roles woman can play
in business life featured the ses
The Misses Henriene Vincent
and Betty Steward became mem
bers of the local (Alpha Zeta)
chapter at Armstrong’s Tea Room
Sundav evening during a model
Other social features included
a get-acquainted luncheon at the
Deluxe hicken Shacks, Saturday
afternoon, an evening at the
Municmal Opera Saturday night,
was the ringbearer and wore, for
the wedding, a suit of white satin.
Agnes Gar tell, cousin of the
groom, and Mrs. Lois Westhiemer,
lighted the candles.
The lovely bride, given in mar
riage by her father, and Dr. Har
per, with Menelik Jackson of At
lanta, the best man met at the
altar. She wore a fashionable gown
of egg shell satin which featured
a long bodice and full skirt which
ended gracefully in a train outlined,
with tulle. The neckline was cut
on sweetheart lines and the long
sleeves ended in points over the
wrist. Her veil of bridal illusion
was fingertip length and was
caught to her head by cluster of
orangeblossoms on either side. Her
bouquet of white roses and snap
dragons alnd similax was caught
with white satin ribbon. Her only
jewelry was a single strand of
pearls, a gift of the groom.
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followed by a cocktail party at
the Elks Garden.
Presentations included a wrist
watch to National President
Parker and a fountain pen to
West President Olivette Powe.
For the second consecutive year
Soror Fuchsia B. Milter of Chi
cago accepted the plaque for out
standing work in her region, the
Western, which includes St.
Sorer Loretta E. Owens, Alpha
Zeta, St. Louis, was given a sil
ver loving cup for the annual
scrap book contest held in the
western legion. Soror Ccrinne
Lowery__of Alpha Omicron chap
ter, Denver, accepted the $15
cash award given the chapter in.
the Western region which has
conducted the most outstanding
activities during the past year.
To Miss Margaret Bernice
Smith, candidate from Alpha Xi
chapter, Knoxville, Tenn., went
the award for the highest award
in the competitive exam for the
National Scholarship. Miss Louise
V. Hoggs, a future Iota from Al
pha Omricon, received honorable
mention. Scholarship judges were
Miss Lucy Washington, Miss
Reba Schinault and Principal
James Scott uf Banr.eker.
Honored during the impressive
memorial services were the late
Sorer Helen Rogers, Sgma, Louis
ville; Florence K. Richardson,
Omicron, New York; Ruth H.
Crossley, Psi, Dallas, Texas;
Esther Jefferson, Alpha Gamma,
; Washington, D. C.; Sara C.
Planter, also of Washington, and
Rhth Bolden Davice Rho, Dur
ham, N. C. These final tributes
were paid by Sorors Alice P. Al
len, Audrey Ross, Francis An
derson and Estelle Green.
Sunday morning, an education
al meeting was held at St. Paul
AME church, the paster, Rev.
Russell Brown, delivering an in
spiring message on “Organization
For Service.” Prof. James Bush,
of the Lincoln University Law
school and basileus of the local
graduate of the Omega Psi Phi
fraternity, extended greetings as
did the absentee chapters, Sigma
Gamma Rho and the local Alpha
Kappa Alpha chapter. Soror Mar
gret Simms, Chi chapter, Jack
sonville, Fla., sang two solos.
World Of Women
MISS EDNA KYLE
ATLANTA, Ga.— (SNS)—
Mr, and Mrs. James Kyle of Detroit, announce the en
gagement and wedding plans of their daughter, Edna, and
Mr. William E. Bell.
Miss Kyle and Mr. Bel' have chosen Sunday, September
14. for their wedding date and will be married at the Metro
politan Baptist church in Detroit, with Rev, A. C. Williams
officiating and Mrs. Ruth Hutchins Smoot presenting the
The maid-c-honor will be Miss
Lawana Davis who was the college
room-mate of the bride at Spelman
College. Miss Mary Kelley, a class
-mate, and Misses Margie Strick
land, Katherine Tinsley, Helen
Ellington, Esther (Bunny) Randall
Lamar will serve as bridesmaids.
Mr. William Reed, cousin of the
groom-elect will be Mr. Bell's best
man and ushers whom he has
selected will be Harold Smith, Tub
by Cain, Maurice Letman, Wallace
Martin and Louis Smoot.
Miss Kvle is the only daughter of
her parents and is a graduate of
the public elementary school and
Norther High School of Detroit
and a graduate of Spelman College.
During her college career. Miss
Kyle was active in the social and
religious organizations at the school 1
was a member of the glee club and
of the University Players, the dra
matic group. Miss Kyle’s family is
prominent in social and civic cir
cles, and her marriage creates a
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LOS ANGELES, Calif.—(By Har
ry Levette for ANP)—Making his
tory in that it was the first nation
al meet of the kind held here and
attracting attention for white citi
zens also, the 33rd annual conven
tion of Graduate Nurses came to
a close here last Thursday. The ses
sions opened on Sunday, August 17
at elaborate modernistic Thomas
Jefferson High school and closed
the following Thursday.
Although only 347 of the 500
nurses expected were present, sev
eral hundred other friends, rela
tives and vacationists journeyed
here for the occasion. Over 4,000
persons were on hand at the high
school auditorium to welocme the
delegates and responded enthusi
astically to the addresses of wel
come, the responses and other fea
tures of the program.
deal of interest both in Northern
and Southern social circles.
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