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On last Tuesday night a reception
was given the graduates and president
of Roanoke Collegiate Institute by
Mrs. 'William Barrington at her home.
1222 S Street, Northwest. Music, dec
orations, and speeches added to the
pleasures of the evening. Prof. C. F.
< Iravesy president of the college de
livers! an address dealing with the
progress and needs of the school.
A creditable sum was pledged for
the institution by the graduates.
Those present were Miss Aline Car
rington. Mrs. Julia Hill. Mrs. L. Ban
ning. Prof. C. F. Graves. Dr. J. T.
French. Jr.. Messrs. W. C. Cartwright.
B. T. Simpson, IV. H. Barrington. De
joie. Charles Wharf, and J. S. Fen
ton. Dr. J. T. French is president of
the local collegiate institute chapter.
The Rev. G. L. Davis, pastor of the
Trinity Baptist Church. preached a
special sermon tothe theological de
partment of the Frelinghuysen Uni
versity. Sunday morning. May 4th at
the Church on Church Street between
14th ami 15th Streets. Northwest.
The B.Y.P.U. topic for discussion.
Sunday evening. May 4th at the Trini
ty Baptist Church was “How Jesus
Overcame Temptation.” A goodly
number were in attendance to hear
the topic discussed and also to hear
the musical and literary program
which was rendered.
The sick list of the Trinity Baptist
Church shows the following names:
Mrs. Julia Coleman of 766 Gresham
Place; Deacon Richmond. 1331 Q
Street. Northwest; Mrs. Sarah Dixon.
2115 E Street. Northwest, ami Mr. Wil
lima Kirkland. Ward 10. Freedmen’s
Mr. C. A. Cornish was the guest of
friends in Newark. N J.
The Ladies Civic Club of Fairmont
Heights will give their first May picnic
at Long View Park. 61st and Eastern
Avenue. Northeast. May 16th from 7
p.m. to 12:30. The proceeds from this
affair will go to fix the streets in Fair
mont Heights. J. a. G. Luvalle of
the Washington Tribune, is to speak.
Mrs. Ruth Taylor has been sum
moned to the bedside of her mother.
Mrs. Mollie V. Chase of 716 Lamont
Street. Northwest, who is quite ill
Miss Ellnorist Young, organist at
the Lincoln Theatre who has Iteen con
fined to her home on the account of ill
ness is now able to be out again. While
ill. Miss Young was the recipient of
many gifts from her friends.
1 he Garden of Eden” a spring car
nival given in the Whitelaw Hotel
proved to be a notable success. The
carmval was given by the I nity Truth
< eider of 12s T Street, Northwest,
whi. h was in progress from April 30
to May 2. Beautiful decorations con
*datmg of artificial flowers were in
profusion. Artificial flowers ami
needle work were on sale. A crocheted
iNMspread made by Miss Alberta Green
was valued at 896. This affair was
for the interest of aiding in the pur
chasing of a -school building.
Miss Hallie E. Qaeon entertained a
party of friends on last Thursday night
May 1 at Harrison’s with a midnight
miper and dance in honor of Dr. W.
E B. Dußois of New York Citv. Those
in the party were Mr. and Mrs. Mor
timer Harris. Miss Jessie Fauset of
New York City, and Miss Julia E
Brooks; Messrs. Dr. W. E. B. Dußois.
James A. Cobb and C. A. Cornish,
Mr. and Mrs. Joh „ D tonm]
. Richmond, Va.. Tuesday. April 29
»<• attend the wedding of the latter’s
nt iee. Miss Mozell Austin, a student of
iMmhar High School to Mr. Richard
Hansom. The bride and groom are
»o» spending their honeymoon at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Byrd. 1027-A A"
Miss Ellariz Mason of the YWC a
has returned to the city from New
York where she attended the conven
tion of the Y.W.C.A.

The l’arent-Teacher Association of
Nam k. Virginia, held a mass meeting
>n the village church on Sunday after
in the interest of letter school
facilities for the colored children.
Neva! 11. Thomas motored out to ad
dn >s them on the demands to be made
froth the new bond issue and the con
tinued insistence for equality in the
distribution of the school funds. Dr.
"Gborge AV. Richardson presided at the
Mrs. Saidee A' .Holly is. giving a con
eert at the Lincoln Theatre in the in
terest of the Y.AV.C.A.
Mr. Paul A. Mason .popular and
well known New York boy, married
Miss Ruth E. Dilworth, last M’ednes
day. April 30th at Holy Redeemer
<%urch. Miss Beatrice Myers and Mr.
Arthur Dorsey acted as bridesmaid
and best man. respectively.
Mr .Mason graduated from Dunbar
anti won a scholarship to Howard
Reboot of music, managed and edited
the only colored daily newspaper here.
was the Wst colored clerk employed
by.ehain stores here. He is brother
of the famous race artist. Miss Lydia
Mason, who graduates next month
from Fisk University.
Miss Dilworth, is the daughter of
Thomas R.’Dilworth, well known bar
ber, formerly manager of Woodward
and Lothrop's Barber Shop. She is
sister of Mrs. George L. Hall and Mrs.
Dudley 'Washington, domestic science
teacher in public schools here.
The newlyweds made a flying trip
to New York Saturday night where
they spent Sunday visiting relatives
and friends of the groom. Washington
will be their temporary home.
Miss Alice F. Peters of S Street, had
as her guests over the week-end. Miss
Lulu and Miss Julia Booker of New
York City, and Miss Ruth Taylor of
A brilliant reception was held at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Hall. 1219
T Street. Northwest. Wednesday night
April 30, in honor of her. sister, Mrs.
Jack Dillard’ of High Point. N.C.. who
was visiting them during the Easter
Neval IL Thomas of Dunbar High
School has returned to the city after
a trip to New York, Cleveland and
Springiield. Ohio. While in New York
he attended the Dußois banquet and
the meeting of the national board of
The National Association for the Ad
vancement of Colored People of which
he is one of the directors. He lectured
in several Ohio towns.
My. Manning Jones, editor of the
West Virginia Colored American, made'
a business trip to the city last week.
The Friday Evening Sowing Circle
of North Brentwood. Md., was enter
tained the past week by Mr. Frank
Wise at her residence on Ivy Street.
At the next regular meeting of the
North Brentwood Volunteer Fire De
partment will be an election of officers.
All members are urgently requested to
be present. Subscriptions for the new
fire truck are being collected by Mrs.
Martha Brown and Mr. Henry Staf
Through the efforts of Mrs. Abbot
the membership of the fire depart
ment is rapidly increasing. Mrs. Hat
tie Green is still receiving subscrip
tions for fire hose.
Mr. JA’illiam Johnson spent a few
days Inst week in the city visiting his
wife, Mrs. Georgia Jones Johnson and
Lawyer and Mrs. Thomas L. Jones.
Miss Beatrice ’Childs of this city,
who is teaching in Atlantic City. N.J..
accompanied by her niece, little Rosa
Childs, who has lieen visiting her.
s|M-nt Sunday in the city visiting rela
tives and friends.
‘‘The Carnival of Spring” a spring
cantata is being given by the pupils of
O Street Vocational School at Shaw
Junior High School, Friday May 9th
at 8:00 p.m. Admission 25 cents. The
pupils have been carefully trained by
Messrs. Nathaniel Guy, Alston Bur
leigh. Miss Virginia Williams and the
teachers of the school and the affair
promises an evening of real entertain
Mrs. Addie Mack of New York City
who has been visiting in the city re
turned to her home last Sunday.
Miss Justine Wilkes of 2227 12th
Street, Northwest, entertained her Five
Hundred-Club on last Tuesday. A de
lightful evening was spent by all pres
ent. Prizes were won by Mesdames
Veoln Reid; Carrie Boyd and Misses
Sylvia Piper and Pearl Adams.
Mrs. Rosa Baughman of Indiapapo
lis, Ind., is visiting her parents, Dr.
and Mrs. C. W. Childs.
Mr. and Mrs. Mit Malvnn spent sev
eral days in Philadelphia. Pa., last
week. They attended the track meet
and were the recipients of many social
Mrs. W. Ferguson of 1316 U Street
Northwest, is quite ill.
\ Mr. Ivy Brown of Stanton Road, a
well known and prominent citizen of
Anacostia. who met with a paigful
and serious accident quite three weeks
ago. is out again. Mr. Brown while
alighting from a car was struck by a
passing automobile.
Mrs. Nora McQninn of 1442 S Street
Northwest, was entertained at lunch
eon last week.
Rev. I. Bennett the well known pas
tor of Calvary Episcopal Church. 11th
and G Streets, Northeast, welcomed
the St. Paul singers .heartily Monday
last. Rev. Bennett paid this splendid
group of young mon and woman and
the school from which they hailed, a
glowing tribute.
The parish hall of Calvary Episcopal
Church. 11th and Q Streets, of which
Rev. I. Bennft is pastor, held a very
appreciative audience Monday even
ing. April 28th. when the St. Paul
Singers of St. Paul Normal and Indus-
trial School at Lawrenceville, Va. ren
dered very effectively many art songs.
The recital was under the auspices of
St. Paul League, J. T. Lundy, presi-
dent ; Mrs. Marguerite Brooks, secre
The death of Mrs. Mary Barnes of
1417 Q Street, Southwest, mother of
Mrs. Nellie Washington, brought sad
ness to many of Washington's oldest
inhabitants. Mrs. Barnes wis a won
derful type of womanhood. •
Mr. William Neldon, formerly Mrs.
Elizabeth Hawkins is in the city for
a short while, visiting her daughter.
Miss Birdid Stevens. 504 58th Street,
Miss Sitka Down was the guest of
her mother. Mrs. Mary Down. and sis
ter. Miss Florence Down of New York
la sweek. Mrs. Down is spending a
while with her daughter.
Mrs. Belle Spears of 1734 Oregon
Avenue. Northwest, was called away
on account of the extreme illness of
her youngest daughter, Mrs. Helen
Starks of New York City.
Miss Gladys Sears of Newport News
is tlie • house-guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Childs of U Street. Northwest, for an
indefinite period.
Mrs. Ida M. Jones, formerly of 1526
M Street, Northwest, but now of 2444
Ontario Road, is the recipient of many
beautiful flowers and delicacies —
tokens of their high esteem.
Lieut, and Mrs. Mehliuger of 2807
11th Street. Northwest, entertained
last week.
Mrs. Elizabeth Hawkins of this city
and Mr. William Nelson of Berryville,
Va.. were joined- in holy wedlock, by
Rev. Ed. T. Johnson, of Martinsburg.
W. Va., at the home of the bride’s
sister. Mrs. Minnie Allison. 42 U> Lib
erty Street.
The St. Paul League entertained the
St. Paul Singers at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Jos. D. Jenkins. 1511 T Street
Northwest, last Monday at supper.
Those present were the St. Paul Sing
ers. namely: Miss Sallie Edmonds,
Arnette Morgan, Mary Atwood and
Skeeter; Messrs. John Macklin, Mau
rice Ashe, Othello Ashe,. Prof. Cald
well, Dr. Alvin Russell of Lawrence
ville: Madaines Lundy, Dennis. Boyd.
Marguerite Brooks. Green, Ellen Jen
kins, Wm. Davis, Misses Thomas,
Mamie Jenkins, Ellis, Cole, J. Jenkins.
Collington, Farrinda and Thelma Jen
kins. Messrs. W. C. Rudd. Lundy,
Robot. Fearing. Dr. Cole, Mr. and Mrs.
Jos. D. Jenkins and many others. Mr.
Floyd Green, toastmaster.
The church and community has lost
an asset in the passing of Mr. Char
les Ronser of this xlty—an upright,
Christian gentleman.
The Junior Choir of the 19th Street
Baptist Church, Prof. Benjamin Wash
ington. choirister, rendered beautiful
and soul stirring music on- Sunday
Mrs. S. Diggs, mother of Mrs. Sara
Watson of 938 T Street, Northwest,
continues indisposed at her residence.
Dr. Vernon S. Green .the popular
dentist of the Lewis Building. 11th and
V Street. Northwest, has returned to
the city.
Mrs. Daniel Martin, 334 I' Street.
Northwest, is out again after a serious
Prof. L. Thaddeus Caldwell, Direc
tor of music in the St. Paul Episcopal
School at IJiwrenceville. was house
guest‘of his relatives, Mr. and Mrs.
Mayes. 1517 T Street, Northwest.
Mrs. Marguerite Bahler of Augusta,
Ga., who has been visiting in Wash
ington for several weeks, was given a
surprise birthday party on Thursday
evining, May 1, by her daughter, Mrs.
Mattie Newsome. The earlier even
ing was spent in conversation and
music. Instrumental selections were’
rendered by Mrs. Gladys I. AVard Pax
ton and Miss Ambia AA'ard and vocal
selections by Mrs. Geneva Fisher Moss
and Mrs. Paxton.
The ladies proved themselves to be
real artists. Later in the evening the
guests assembled in the dining room.
Which was artistically decorated,
where a delightful' repast was enjoyed.
Those present were: ‘ Airs. L. A.
AA’ard. Mrs. Gladys I. Warn Paxton,
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Boyd. Mrs. Lottie
Johnson, Mrs. Geneva Fisjirr Moss.
Miss Ambia Ward. Mrs. Anna E.
Hankerson, Mrs. Marguerite Bahler,
Mr. R. M. Toney and Mr. and Mrs.
Marguerite Bahler, Mr. R. M. Toney
and Mr. and Mrs. James Newsome.
Mrs. Newsome was the recipient of
many lienutifnl gifts. She left Sat
urday for her home.
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Martin enter
tained the Mt. Pleasant Immediate
Aid club and others on their 12th
wedding anniversary. Monday, May 5.
at their residence. The Clinton Aimrt
ment, 3318 Sherman Avenue. North-
SATURDAY, MAY 10, 1924
west. Mrs. Martin being a member of
the dub put forth every effort to moke
it an evening of pleasure.
Mr. R. B. Toney of 1816 12th Street.
Northwest, returned to the city after
spending a few days visiting in North
Carolina and Virginia.
Sirs. Ora P. Young, formerly of 1330
R Street, Northwest, died at Freed
men's Hospital, Allowing an operation
last Tuesday morping.
Her father. Rev. J. H. Morton, of
Checotah, Ofcla., was notified and came
for her Bo^y. He left Sunday after
noon for Oklalioma .
Mrs. Young was a teacher in Okla
homa previous to her marriage to
Henry Y'oung, a mail clerk. They
came to Washington about four years
ago and purchased- the house at 1330
R Street. Mrs. Young obtained a di
vorce in February, with title to the
property. She was staying at tin
home of Mr. and Mrs. Phinehum, 3K
'U Street, Northwest, when she took
ill on -Saturday proceeding her death
early Tuesday morning.
Mr. W. A. Leachman, 1314 W St.,
N.W., has been commisioned as Assist
ant Grand Organizer of the B. P. O.
of' Reindeer and will organize a club
in the near future.
Hubert Mitchell, a member of th*
Medical Class of 1927 died at Freed
men's Hospital. Monday, May Sth. Hi
was a native of Trinidad, 8.W.1.. ano
received his preliminary and collegiate
education at St. Georges College, Trin
idad and Fisk University, Nashville.
Tennessee. The funeral .services wen
conducted at the Church of the Holy
Redeemer on New York Avenue and
were attended by members of the class
and students of the University. He is
survived by a wife and mother.
At a call meeting at the Davis Mem
orial’Mission, 38 Myrtle Street, North
west, on Tuesday night an organiza
tion was formed by the leading colored
Spiritualists of the city. This orguni
bution was formed for the purpose of
bringing about such reforms and meas
ures as will promote the welfare -of the
A rigid enforcement of a high stand
aril of education Is to be made as a re-
quirement for eligibility for the Spirit
ualist ministry.
The following officers are elected:
Rev. Mrs. Helen A. Davis, president;
Madame Hattie Lewis, vice-president:
Madam Vernitta Chambers, secretary
treasurer; Mrs. Florence Only, ser
geant-at-arms. Mrs. Lulu Hunter, chap
lain: and Mrs. Elizabeth Owens, li
Mr. Jesse Binga and Mr. Harry
Scott, of Chicago were visitors to the
Capital City Monday of this week. Mr.
Binga is one of the first colored bank
ers of Chicago and has been connected
with Chicago’s commercial advance
ment of the race.
Y. W. C. A.
The Girl Reserves are to have a
High School Conference conducted by
Miss Crystal Byrd, Muy 29th to June
Ist. to which there will’lie 10(1 dele
gates from other cities. The girls are
also to present the operetta ‘ The Na
tional Flower" at Lincoln Theatre next
Wednesday and Thursday.
The Industrial group are preparing
for their conference at Cheynev, June
The Charm School program under
the educational department is working
out beautifully.
The Calendar Membership Club
plan is developing satisfactorily.
The Library Committe has placed
three sectional book cases in the read
ing room and supplied several new
The Camp Committee is getting the
camp ready for summer.
Shaw Junior High in
Opera “Martha”
The Shaw Junior High School -will
render Von Flotow’s exquisite opera
"Martha" or “The Fair at Richmond”
at Dunbar High School, Friday Eve-
ning. May 23, 1924. at Eight o’clock.
Admission 35 cents.
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