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Lincoln U. Male
Chorus Presented by Grace Church The Lincoln University Male Chorus was presented at DuSa ble's auditorium on Sunday aft ernoon by Grace Presbyterian Church, of which Piev. Augustine Bennett is pastor. A representa tive audience greeted the singers who gave a good performance of an interesting program. They opened with “Brothers, Sing On” (Greig) and followed with the Arcadelt “Ave Maria” and as the final number in the Choral Salutation “Where E’er you Walk” by Handel. In their German group they used Schumann's “Gypsy Life,’’ “Lullaby” (Brahms), “Who is Sylvia” and “Serenade” by Schu- j bcrt and the concluding number j was a piano solo, “Rhapsody in ■ G-Minor.” In the Russian group they j sang “The Sleigh” (Kountz)J “The Nightingale” by Tchaikow-, sky; “Fire Flies” by Davidson, i “Yonder! Yonder!” by Gaines,! “Gospodi Pomiloi” by Lvovsky and the “Song of the Flea” by i Moussorogsky. The concluding group was made up of spirituals —three of them by Dorsey, “Git on Boai d,” “My Lord is so i High,” and “Didn’t My Lord De liver Daniel”; Dett’s “Listen to the Lambs” and Dawson's “King Jesus is a-Listening.” James H. Bohannon, tenor, was soloist: H. L. Jacke, Livingston Lucas, tenors; James Sims, baritone; James Johnson, basso; Benjamin D. Mitchell, accompanist; and James D. Dorsey, A.M., Mus. B., is director. Tiie committee for the church was made up of Mesdames Rob ert S. Abbott, Maude R. George, Bertha M. Lewis, Carl G. Rob erts, U. Grant Dailey, Mabel Gipson, t Martha Mitchell Parks, Ida K. Brown, Lillian Henry, \ Henry Goss and Augustus Ben nett. Imperial Opera Co. Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary — The Imperial Opera Company’s eighth anniversary program which was held Sun day, April 24, at the Lincoln Memorial Congregational church, was well attended notwithstand ing the other programs being given throughout the city. The Criterion Concert Orches tra, composed of five violins, three woodwinds, two brass, ket tle drums, a bass violin, ’cello, and a piano, under the able di rection of Mr. Owen Lawson, beautifully played “Finlandia” by Sibelius and “Allegro Mod erato” from the “Unfinished Symphony” by Schubert. The rest of the program, with Alexander M. Bright, one of the first members and secretary of the Opera Company, as master of ceremonies, was as follows: organ voluntary from various operas by Mrs. Gertrude Jack son, the directress and founder: “Negro National Anthem,” di rected by Mrs. Coralie Crook, one of the past presidents; “The Lord’s Prayer” by the congrega tion; welcome address by Udell Taylor, the present president; the “Anvil Chorus” from Il’Tro vatore by Verdi, directed by Miss Gladys Pinkstone and the finale of the first act from “The Gondoliers” by Sullivan, of which the soloists were Gladys Pinkstone, Anna Mae Norman, Albert Yarborough and Udell Taylor, were sung in the usual fine manner that has so often exemplified the good work that Mrs. Jackson is doing with the group. A telegram was read express ing the regrets of Mrs. LaJulia Rhea for being unable to be present due to the fact she was out of the city. Her place on the program was filled by Mr. Wil liam Franklin, one of Chicago’s fine baritone singers, who will be heard in recital at the Wom en’s theatre, 11th and Wabash avenue, on May 11. He gave an impromptu talk. Mr. Blight gave a very excellent history of the Opera Company. The offer tory was conducted by the presi dent, who announced the estab lishment of an Opera Financing Fund, which in time should make the financing of an opera less difficult. The honored guests were in troduced by the directress, who also directed the chorus and or chestra in their closing number, ‘‘Hail! Bright Abode,” from Tannhauser by Wagner. Miss Gladys Perry was the accompa nist. Phone Yards 1640 and enter your subscription to The CHI month, payable at the end of the CAGO BEE. Only 20-cents per month. Notice!! News of Chicago clubs, so cial, churches, and other mat ter, if it is to be printed FREE, MUST REACH OUR OFFICE NOT LATER THAN 9 O’ CLOCK EACH TUESDAY MORNING. Chicago Tuskegee Club By Percy R. Hines Urging continued faith in the ideals of Booker T. Washington, that education should fit one for practical livong in everyday ac tivities, Attorney David H. Bo wen delivered the principal ad dress at the annual Founder’s Day exercises of 1he Chicago Tuskegee club, Sunday afternoon, April 24, at the Madame C. J. Walker college, 4703 South Park way. The speaker called upon Tus kegeeans and others assembled to honor the founder of Tuskegee Inst tute, to practice more unity of purpose as a rac al group if greater success is to be realized. Attorney Bowen was introduced by Mrs. L. B. Cannon, a sister of Dean Alvin J. Neely of Tuskegee Institute. Artists on program were: Cleve Smith, tenor; Miss Jewett Eggleston, pian'st; and Fred G. Engram, tenor. Chair man Amos C. Saunders of the Program committee was master of ceremonies, and President Ev erett L. Houser welcomed the audience which filled the hall to capacity. Among others present were: Charlyne Willis. Lena L. Compton, Eleanor Taylor, O. J. English, Maude Fleming. Zed Robinson, Silver Traylor, Thelma , Jackson, Stella Traylor, Thomas D. Hill, Turner C. Freeny, Mar garet Williams, EfFie S. Freeny, Gertrude Webb, Emily W. Allen, Corinne Eggleston, Freddie Stan ley, Lavoy James, Dorothy Park er, James Garner, Ray Isbel, Maurice Buckner, Darnell Harris, James Martin, Lentwood Dorsey, Elane Shannon, Beatrice Jack son, Doris H. Murphy, Milton R. Nelson, Verlie Bell, Mary John son, Percy R. Hines, Theodore R. Traylor, Levetta W. Calhoun, Wm. H. Hudson, Herman H. Law rence, Harold Tubbs, Eloyse Can non, Colonel John C. Robinson, W. W. Greene, James Washing ton, Theodore T. (Ted) Greene, Flora Johnson, James A. Sweden, Ella Thomas, Una Van Zandt, Pearl C. Tate, Ruth M. Houser, Howard Fields, and many others. President Houser announced that Colonel Robinson would en ter*ain the minstrel troupe of the club Sunday, May 1, at 5 p. m., at Poro college, 4401 South Park way, preparatory to presenting the third annual show June 3. The executive committee of the club will be entertained by Miss Elizabeth A. Clemmons, 1952 W. Walnut street, financial secretary, on Wednesday evening, May 11. The next regular assembly of the entire membership will be Sun day, May 22. SPONSOR % MRS. HELEN SAYRE is sponsor of the Satellites. They gave a novel “barrel of fun” party on Saturday night. WPA Group to Tak ePart in Music Festival Federal Music Project of the | WPA announces a gala national music week festival presenting the Illinois Symphony Orchestra at the Great Northern Theatre on May 1: the Chamber of Music of Beethoven Series on May 3; the Illinois Philharmonic Choir on' May 4; the American Concert Or-I chestra young artists series on May 6, and the Illinois Concert Band on May 7. On May 5, the Jubilee Sin gers, under the direction of James A. Mundy will sing in the Federal Music building, 432 N. Dearborn street, a program of spirituals, many of which have been ar ranged by Mr. Mundy. The so loists will be Orita Wilson, Claire Malone, Thelma Brown, Gladys Pinkstone, William House, James Wiggins. A very unusual pro gram will be featured. BETHESDA CHOIR IN MUSICAL Elnora E. Claytor, director of the gospel choir of Greater Beth esda Baptist church, 53rd and So. Michigan avenue, will present the choir in a musical of gospel mu sic Friday, April 29, at 8 p. m., in the auditorium of the church. They will be assisted by gospel choirs of other churches. LES FRENCHETTES • 1 ' v< ; - | : ' ' ■ BACK ROW, left to right: Bethel Allen, corresponding secretary; Vivian Griffin, Mary Mitchell, Louise McCoy, repor ter; Celestine Taylor, Gloria Haley, Helen Jones, Rutli Hale, business manager; Pauline Tur ner, financial secretary. LEAN ING: Catherine McLean and Eloise Wilson, vice-president. SEATED: Elizabeth Easton, Dolores Williams, recording secretary; Rachel Cobb, presi dent; Irene Hall, assistant treasurer; and Julia Wilson, sergeant-at-arms. Those not in the picture are: Lurleane Hun ter, Billie McCargo and Mil dred Shaw. The Les Frenchettes are an nouncing that the club’s in the Cavalier’s rival girls’ club con test. Don Pierson Heard in Recital j at Civic Theatrej Don Pierson, baritone, appear ed in recital on Sunday after noon at the Civic theatre. His program was varied—opening with Handel’s “Where E’er you Walk,” which was unusually pleasing. And by the same com poser he sang “Why do the Na tions So Furiously Rage Togeth er,” a number that displayed his big, masculine voice to advan tage. His second group was Ger man, “Widmung” (Franz), “Ich Trage Meine Minne Vor Wonne Stumm” (Strauss), and “Von Ewiger Leibe” (Brahms). The “Blind Ploughman” j (Clarke) was pleasing in thej third group and unusually lovely i was “Vale” (Russell); so pleased! were his hearers with the “Lord’s j Prayer” (Malotte) that they de manded an encore and were fa vored with “Every Time I Feel the Spirit,” a request number. The aria “Prologue” from II Pag liacci (Leoncavallo) was so pleasing that his audience de manded more and he sang “Caro Mio Bene.” “Au Pays” (Holmes), “Les Berceaux” (Faure) and “Danse Macabre” (Saint-Saens) were in cluded in the third group. “De Glory Road” by Wolfe, that “Op era” of folk-songs, is well suit ed to voice of rare volume and the final group too was well done, “Exhortation” (Cook), “Deep River” (Burleigh) and “Who’ll Be a Witness.” Although the singer has been heard at but rare intervals in this city, he is a Chicagoan by adoption. He is internationally known, having won the acclaim of critics half way around the world. Bachelors and Benedicts Attend Easter Parade Mr. Walter Brown, social chairman of the Bachelors and Benedicts and Mrs. Brown and a party of six represented the club at the Century Boys’ Easter Parade, while Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Carpenter, Mr.' and Mrs. James Jones, Mr. and Mrs. J. Randolph, and Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Jones had a “ringside” seat at the I. Q. S. Girls’ Easter cab aret party at the Cabin Inn. Those present at the meeting April 13, were Messrs. J. A. Seymour, Charles Spears, Wil liam Coleman, Joseph Hum phreys, Curtis Patterson, Joe L. Hicks, Enoch Carpenter, Isaac Mazique, Walter Brown and B. F. Jones, who presided. Plans are under way for their forthcoming invitational dance. Visitors were Mrs. Addie Pat terson of the Diamond Laf-A Lot club and two representatives from the Unique Matrons, and Mr. L. Caston, president of the Royal Crescents, all received the usual welcome. Messrs. Jones, Carpenter, Hicks, Mazique, Brown, and Reynolds were in attendance at the Royal Cres cents’ social night at the Rosen wald Social rooms Easter Mon day night. Charles J. Spears, reporter. EL CIRCULO ESPANOL El Circulo Espanol held their regular meeting Sunday, April 24, in their clubroom, at 4401 S. Parkway. Next meeting will be May 8. The public is invited. Mrs. Carmen Robinson, presi J dent; Mrs. Janet Gomez Wil liam, reporter. Leonard Napper Heard in Recital Delightful at times, almost en chantingly so, was Leonard Nap per in his recital on Sunday at Monumental Baptist church, where he was presented under the auspices of the DuSable high School Alumni Association. A superb baritone voice, careful training, a fine stage decorum, and an earnestness and a sheer joy in singing all blended to gether aroused the small audi ence to rapt attention, and a generous applause. Young Napper’s repertoire in cluded a group of three Italian numbers, the recitative aria “II Balen del Suo Sarriso” from II Trovatore; “The Song of Steel'’ by Meridith Wilson; Jerome Kern’s “Ol’ Man River” and four spirituals, “Little Wheel a Turnin’ in My Heart,” (Fisher); “Talk About a Child that Do Love Jesuu” (Dawson), “Some times I Feel Like a Motherless Child” (Fisher), and “Ride on King Jesus.” I — The Billingsleys to Appear in Joint Recital Herman Billingsly, baritone and choral conductor, who has served the citizens of Chicago as soloist and leader of some of its finest choirs, will make his bow as a concert-singer at Kimball Hall on Sunday afternoon, May 29, at 3:30 p. m. Although al ready accepted as an excellent singer he has been diligently applying himself to his studies for the past one and one-half years, and for the last six months has used all but two days of the week preparing the program for this appearance. With his years of experience as a conductor, teacher and singer and his thorough preparation one may expect a very fine per formance from this young man. The song of the old masters will include those of Pergolesi, Giordani, and Scarlatti, while the German Lieder will take on the romantic period of Franz Schubert. The entire English group will be from the contem porary composer, Janice Johnson, who has set the beautiful poem, j “The Years at the Spring” to music . for this singer. Spirituals will include one arranged by McGimsey as well as one by Mr. Billingsly. Constance Jane Hinton, favo rite dramatic reader, (Mrs. Bil lingsley) will be the assisting artist. She is as well-known for her dramatic interpretations as Mr. Billingsly is as a singer and parries a crowd wherever she appears. Oland Gaston, who this year won for the second successive time the all-Chicago contest sponsored by the Federal-Lare def glee club, will be accompa nist. ORIGINAL ORTEGA CLUB The Original Ortega Bridge club, one of Chicago’s popular groups, are holding their meet ings regularly on Thursdays now. Communications may be mailed to the secretary, Mrs. Marie Da vis, 6203 Prairie avenue. The next meeting will be held with Mrs. Neota Marks. 313 East 55th Place. Mrs. E. W. Wallace is president; Mrs. M. Jones, re porter, and the other members are Mesdames Marie Davis, sec retary; Maggie Corners, Mildred I Jackson, Mary Jones, Margarel Theodore Stone’s Recital Artistic and Pleasing Theodore Charles Stone, bari tone, appeared in a concert on Monday night that proved to be an artistic triumph. The program offered a pleasing variety and Mr. Stone, who is show ing a remarkable development since his last appearance, won the whole-hearted approval of his audience. Indeed they gave him an ovation. And one must commend Mr. Stone and his ac companist, the talented Elmur Simpson, for their appearance and poise. The program opened with Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s De siring.” This was followed by the aria from Elijah, “It is Enough,” a number that was very well done indeed. S c h u b e r t’s “Der Wegweiser” and “Du Bist Die Ruh” by the same composer, were most pleasing. The latter ( song was dedicated to the mem- ! ory of Neota McCurdy Dyett, well-known musician. Schubert’s “Heiden-Roselein,” “Ich Grolle Nicht” by Schumann, and “Zueignung” by Strauss were al so included in this German Group. The singer did some nice work in the scene from “Hiawatha’s Departure” by Samuel Coleride Tayior. The next group was ded icated to Negro composers, all of them local. He sang Clarence Cameron White’s “I Got a Home in that Rock,” “I Will Arise” by L. Sterling Todd; “There’s a Man Goin’ Roun’ Takin’ Names,” another number by White, which Mr. Stone sings particularly well. The singer’s own arrangement of “Walk in Jerusalem Just Like John” and Muriel Rose’s beauti ful composition, “Within the Heart,” were so pleasing that his audience demanded an encore and he sang “Down to the Riv er.” In the last group he used “The Pilot” by Protheroe, “The Pool of Quietness” by Thomas Vin cent Cator; and the “Little Fin nish Folk Song” by Kosti Vehan en. The composer had taught Mr. Stone the English words to the gay little composition and he was forced to repeat the number. “Iris” by Wolf and “Tommy Lad” by Margetson were the conclud ing numbers. But the audience demanded just one more and they were favored with “Give a Man a Horse.” Girl Scouts Plan Chicken Dinner Troop No. 173, meeting at Grace Presbyterian church, 36th and Vincennes avenue, under the leadership of Mrs. Andrell Richie, 422 Bowen avenue, and her Lieutenant, Marguerite Bos ley, 511 East 33rd st., are having a chicken dinner on May 19, from 2 to 7:30 o’clock at their meeting place. The chairman of the troop committee, Mrs. H. Washington, J 3618 Rhodes ave., and the moth j ers of the girls, are working hard to make this dinner as successful as possible, as it is being given for the benefit of the] I troop to be used toward defray ] ing expenses to go to the week I end camp Four-way Lodge in | Palos Park. I __ Sidney J. Phillips, of the De ; partment of Agriculture at Tus-; kegee Institute, was a- business visitor here this week. Godfrey, Izetta Marks, - and Bet tie Northington. ' t The Dett Club v.. Holds Memorial for Neota Dyett On Sunday afternoon the R. Nathaniel Dett club presented a program in memory of their late president, Mrs. Neota McCurdy Dyett, who had served the or ganization a total of 12 years as president. Elmur Simpson, pres ent president, was master of cer emonies. L. Sterling Todd, or ganist, played “Pilgrim’s Chorus” (Wagner), as the opening num ber. There was a short talk by the Rev. A. Wayman Ward, and eulogies by Mrs. Mattie Waters, representing LeCercle de Service, of which Mrs. Dyett was a mem ber; Mis. E. R. Harrison, repre senting the Alpha Culture club of which Mrs. Dyett was former president; Dr. Ramon B. Girvin of the Girvin Violin School and Elmur Simpson, representing the R. Nathaniel Dett club. These were musical numbers by Leon Kirkpatrick, who play ed “Intermezzo” by Brahms; Helen Robins White, soprano, who sang “At Night” (Rachman noff) and the Dett Club Chorus. They sang “Crossing the Bar” (Barnaby). As a concluding number Mrs. Duicinea Pennie read Kipling’s poem. “When Earth’s Last Pic ture is Painted.” Chicago Music Association to Give a Soiree The Chicago Music Association is making an intensive effort to make the annual soiree and fro lic an event worth while. The affair, which is to be a scholar ship benefit, will be given at the Casino on May 3. Mme. Anita Patti Brown, noted singer, is the chairman of the drive. The president, Estella C. Bonds, tells us that Fletcher Butler’s swing orchestra will be there to see that there are no idle feet. And there will be special dance num bers. Musicians, their friends and the general public are invited +o join in the fun which will begin at 10 p. m. M. O. G. Complete Plans (or Dinner on May 18th The Staff School of the Mili tary Order of Guards will hold its regular class Wednesday eve ning, April 20, at 8 p. m. In struction will be on the “School of the Soldier,” T. R., 50-15. Col onel J. Brewer will be in charge of the class. Colonel Brewer an nounces that on Wednesday, April 27, there will be an exam ination on T. R., 50-15 and ques tions on other subjects that the class has gone over in the for mer class periods. On May 18. at 8:30 p. m., a benefit banquet will be given in the spacious hall of the Military Oixier of Guards in honor of the Nurse Corps and Aides. A tur key dinner will be served and five hundred guests are expected. An excellent program is being prepared, and among other things several officers are listed in orders for special medals for services performed. Last summer a young soldier crawled into a burning tent and rescued a com rade—saving him from serious burns or possible death. For this excellent service he was lauded on the parade ground by the commandei-in-chief, General Frank Stewart and on May 18. this young soldier will receive the medal for bravery. The Military Order of Guards’ annual encampment will be held at Camp Frank Stewart at Thornton, Illinois, from July lb* to July 31. All Guard officers are required to make their res ervations in advance. The Adju tant-General’s office is receiving all applications for camp. All junior applicants for the camp must have the consent of their parents in writing and a doc tor’s certificate as to their physi cal fitness before they will be permitted to enter camp. This is a health precaution and all applicants will be governed thereby. The camp program will be military and offers a splendid opportunity for man or boy tc learn how to take care of himself out in the open. Theodore E. Davis, Major M.O. G. General Staff, reporter. KNIGHTS AND LADIES OF THE BATH MEET One of the most delightful af fairs of the past week was th6 entertaining of the Knights and Ladies of the Bath, on last Sat urday evening, by Mrs. L. M Dudley at 68 E. 57th street. After five changes of bridge, a very delicious luncheon was served. Mr. and Mrs W E Blythe Mrs. C. Chipchase 'and Mr. E. R. McDonald, guests, join » . Knights and Ladies in en 1 joying the genial hospitality of the hostess. Next meeting May 7, with Mr. and Mrs. John Midderhoff, 5825 Perry avenue. Samuel Henry, reporter. P. 0. EMPLOYEES NEWS The Chicago Branch of the Na tional Alliance of Postal Employ ees will assemble for its monthly meeting Sunday, May 1, at 3 p. m», at the Y. W. C. A., 4559 South Parkway. Preparations for the celebration of National Air Mail Week, May 15 to 21, will be one of <he features of the day, while a 60-day membership drive will be officially launched, under the chairmanship of John N. Craw ford. Among the employees who joined the organization during the past week are the following: Sherman Carter Christopher C. Graham, Henry Yates, Jr., Charl es F. Lane, Robert Mayfield. Wil liam Gardner, Harold C. Clark, Lawrence W. Kenebrew, Harry Fletcher, Charles Merrell, John Lee, and several others, a major ity of whom are young men. Edward D. Hubbard, 4100 Vin cennes avenue, entertained fhe Constitution Committee of the or ganization Sunday afternoon, A pril 24, preparatory to revising the policies of the body. Norval E. Perkins, 6347 Eberhart ave nue, is president. Election of officers for the en suing year will feature the monthly meeting of the Chicago Post Office Clerks' Union Sunday, at 32 West Randolph street, where balloting will take place from 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. At 2:30 p. m„ Postmaster Ernest J. Kruet gen and several officials of the National Federation of Post Of fice Clerks will participate in special exercises arranged for the occasion. Castine A. Davis, James A. Greene, Percy R. Hines and Eugene P. Frierson are a mong those seeking offices in the | union for the fiscal year begin- i ing July I, when the new exec utives will be installed. The Federal Women's . Club gave a benefit entertainment last Saturday night dt 45(35 Souijh Parkway. Card games were the features of the occasion. This organization was founded ap proximately 20 years ago and does welfare and civic wrork. Miss Lottie M. Gordon, 5132 So. Parkway, is president. Postal officials in Chicago are making extensive plans for the1 celebration of National Air Mail Week, two weeks hence, marking the 20th anniversary of the estab lishment of this mart of the Pos tal Service. Many private pilots! have been invited to arrange for j participation, including Colonel. John C. Robinson, former Chief of the Air Forces of Ethiopia. La Dames Social and Bridge Club Plans for a Tea The La Dames Social and Bridge club met at the home ol Mrs. Alice White. 429 East 45th street, Mrs. Hattie Schaffer presiding. Plans for the fashion able silver offering tea, to be given at Bacon's Casino soon, were discussed. Those present were Mrs. Hat tie Schaffer, vice-president; Mrs. Hazel Schaffer, club treas urer; Mrs. Anderson, business manager; Miss Bernice Childs, secretary; Mrs. Lottie Moore, reporter; Mrs. Vernetties Moore, Mrs. Marion Sparks and Mrs. Alice White. Prizes were received by Mrs. Marion Sparks and Mrs. L. Moore. A lovely repast Was served. The next meeting is to be held at 429 E. 45th street, which is only a temporary gathering to a big evening at Tony's, in honor of Mrs. Mabel Brown, sergeant at-arms. Louise Ha ugh ton, president; Lottie Moore, reporter. Roses and Thorns Have Meeting The Roses and Thorns club met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lewis, 4827 Vincennes avenue. The meeting was a so cial one. After business was over the social side began. Mr. Lewis rendered several musical selec tions. The club selected May 14, for their cabaret party to be held at the Midnight club, 3128 Indiana avenue. Mr. Clarence Collins was accepted as a member. Mr. Robert Willis and Mr. Walter Johnson were visitors. Many kind of cocktails were served and also a beautiful luncheon. Next meeting with the presi dent, 5834 So. Parkway. Gladys Sublett, reporter. 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The staff of the Home 1 gives special attention- to the housing, health, vocational train- , ing, recreation and character ed- I ucation of young women. \ The Home, with its wholesome *1 surroundings, affords girls an op- V portunity for growth in Christian ■ character and service through in- ■ dustrial, physical, social, moral ■ and spiritual training. Thus the Home meets a great need in our community in that it creates a social understanding which oper ates unceasingly for the advance ment of the colored girl. During the past thirty years of , its existence this home has en- 1 tertained more than thirty thou sand girls for a longer or shorter period. The Phyllis Wheatley Home is I broadening its scope of activities f to include a nursery school; training in the industrial arts for women and girls; weekly forums; ■ summer camp; little theater; and supervised recreation for younger children. We desire the cooper ation of all our friends in the fur therance of these, our worthy aims, and bespeak for this insti tution the liberal support it so richly deserves. On the occasion of their Thir tieth anniversary, the Phyllis Wheatley association will present Dr. Preston Bradley in one of his famous lectures, “Helping Hu-1 inanity". Tuesday. May 3, at 8 f 9 p. m., in the auditorium of the Du Sable high school, 49th and'A^ State streets. Dr. Bradley is in ternationally famous as a thinker, author and lecturer. Among some of his most popular books are: “Courage for Today", "Mastering , Fear", and “Power of Right Thinking.” He is regarded as one of the greatest humanitarians of today and is known throughout i the world for his broad vision, delightful personality and deep interest in world problems. For more than twenty-five years Dr. Bradley has served as pastor of the Peoples Church in Chicago, where thousands gather weekly to hear his messages, fy which are broadcast over the ra dio to countless thousands of eag er listeners in the invisible audi ence. ... • •„ The music for the evening will be furnished by ihe N. Y. A cho rus, Olivet Gospel Singers, and the Apollo Ensemble. The Phyl lis Wheatley association extends to the public a most cordin’ }»»■ vitation to attend this program, which promises to be one of live (H excellence. ■ Chrysanthemum I Art, Charity Has a Guest Speaker | The Chrysanthemum Art and ;/■ Charity club met Thursday, Apr. I 21, at the home of Mrs. Idella m Adams, 4729 Langley avenue. M Mrs. Isabella Peterson, the U president, presided. M Business of importance was |1 discussed, after which the guest (■ speaker, Mrs. Gertrude Parker Thorne, representative of the ■ “Friendly Tip Company” or Sta- fl Sweet Products, gave a lecture- V on “How to be Beautiful,” and a -I demonstration, assisted by Miss I Mems, which was ‘very help- j ful and interesting. M The members and friends were ■ ushered into the dining room I and the hostess, Mrs. Adams, 1 served a very tasty three-course ■ luncheon. I Those enjoying this were Mes- ■ dames Isabella Peterson, Ger- M trude P. Thorne, Hattie P. Rackard, Carrie B. Tabor, Mat- 1 tie Paris, Nannie M. Williams, Bertha King, Martha James, I Dollie Butler, Essie Stocks, Eva Hicks, Helen Clarke, Viola Mitchell, Ruth Taylor, Della Craig, Ada Williams, Susie Par- j J ker, Leona Davidson, Willa Hill, 1 Dave Ernest, and Miss Merits, I A new member, Mrs. A. C. Myles and Mrs. Fannie Johnson. -dj a former member, who we are fl glad to have her back with Us H again. Also glad to see Mrs. H Ruth Taylor and Mrs. Ernest out again after being ill meeting will be May 5. Isabella Peterson, president; Leona Davidson, publicity ' |H Subscribe tor The Chicago Bee! I Read it each week.