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CHRISTM AS GREETINGS
_ TOL, « NO. 2* mnMRi UR «. '*«» ^ _ Local News MVNS RELATION TO GOD“ . “The existence of living thing* signifies composition and their their death decompov.* i iversal matter and the elements da not become absolutely ann.hilated gnd deetoyed, no, their Bowti* tencx* is simply transformation For instance, when man is anni hilated he becomes dust, but be does not become absolutely non existent, he still exists in the sha|»e of dust; but transformation has taken place, and this compo sition is accidently decomposed The annihilation of the othed beings is the same- for non-exisl tence, and absolute non-existence doe* not become existence," —From Bahai Writing* CHURCH SPONSORS MISSION The Bethel A M E. Church which Rev. E. Taborn u pastor recently sponsored a mission of 16 chtW ren to the County hospital to pre sent Xmas service and gift- of love in a candle Tight white robed service. Singing the story of Both leham and Silent Night and shad ow pictures and songs were demon strated. Each inmate was given a candle and holder and Xmas can dies. Mrs. Clara Allen and daugh ter Mildred and Mrs. Adeline Car ter promoters. * * • HOUSEGUEST. Mrs. Elizabeth Smith of Chica go will be houaeguest during the Xmas holidays in the home of Mrs N. Jamerson of Ells Ave. * * * * VISITS COUSINS Mr. and Mrs. Cody Boswell and daughter Barbara will be Xmas guest of cousins at Jackson, Mo. m m * VISITED.. Mr. ami Mrs. Gilmore l*mg, of Georgetown, 111. were guest re cently of Rev. and Mrs. Jessie Clark of East Bradley Avenue. * • • • VISITS DAUGHTER Mrs Grady Jordan of Dayton, Ohio returned to her home in l>ay ton, Ohio after visiting three week in the home of her son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Alfred I41 tham of North 5th St. Mrs. Jordan Latham has been busily engaged in the University of Illinois with examination and Mrs. Jordan the mother was nurse maid with her two lovely daughters. Mr. Jordan called from Dayton asking Mrs. Jordan to return because of a din ner guest from Indiana. Mrs. A. come to be with her grand'hid fome to be with her grandchild ren during the holidays. WRITES ILLUVOiVtIMES Mr. Reginald F. Fisher now In California writes that he has ex cepted a position in singing of two pictures and he is active in the N.A.A.C.P. arid playing in one of the largest churches of Los Angeles. He has the opportunity of meeting old friends: Mr. Clar ence Sawhill- director of bands formerly of the University of 111. and his wife who is located in Southern California and Dr. Stod dard, Los Angeles supt. of schools, a brother of Dr. Stoddard, Pres ident of the University of Illinois and many other interesting per sons. » * * * H>C >n<KH>0<KHX> rCK>dOOrKH3CK> THANK YOU To all my Friends and those that have shown kindness to me during my sale of Xmas cards ;Many Many Thanks and I am hoping to be earier next year of 1950. May the Blessings of God beam in your hearts and health prevail. -Blanche Harris OMWOOlMHMHMOOiKKMglOOOOi WKI»I»1N<; \NNOt MFD ' Ar:ti <un* < tt;cn! * mad. ■ * ' marriage of M •$ Inc* McNair 61® North Oak Street and Thar | man Fomtile, Jr , 112 Pa*! Wash ington Street. Rrv A S Webb read th«* ceremony in hi* home » Ml Fast Hill Street D«h 7 M AftRIFD Miss Mildred licit* He Song and Mr John Wmley Archie of (’hie* , go, D*f. 3, I'.Mth K«c«pliw fol lowed on Sunday in home of her parent * Mr and Mr*. Horace ■ Song, East Washington street. * » » \NMH N( KS M VKKI M.F Mr and Mrs. V»n T 'hempKon of North 5th street announced the marriage of their daughter, Ju'in Ann, to Mi Rot*>rt lee Xackeny Saturday, Nov. 1P4P Reecp tn>R held Sunday, 1>* 11 in th< home of the bride* parents Mr. and Mr* Thuipaon HIPS WIN Chicago,- Negro notable* vot ing on "What Men Notice About Women" in January Ebony, indi cate an overwhelming preference for eye-catching hip* Final standing* listed in Ebony are: Hip* — — - l<5 percent Oust — .71 percent Lip#— - ~« 8 percent Legs— — — — — 7 percent Eyes— — — — 3 percent Hair— — - — 2 percent Ankles — 2 percent Hands 1 percent Among those voting in the Eb ony |>oll ami whose comment* on what appeals most to them are: Joe Louis, Billy Erkst.ne. Les ter Granger A. Clayton Powell, jr., Duke Ellington, Ezzard Charles Langston Hughes, Canada Lee, L«ui» Armstrong E. Simms Camp bell, Nut King Cole, James Ed wards, Eddie Anderson, Bill Ken ny- Phil Moore, and Earl ''hatha" Hines. ATTENDS Ml LT1 NG Rev. Charles L. Miller- State Grand Master of A.K.A M and Mr. Aden William* secretary of the Local Lodge 33-32 respective ly aublime Prince were in the meeting held recently in Washing ton, D.C. Mrs. EfTie Tabor, Wor thy Matron and Mrs. Dorothy, Jordan, secretary were delegates to the branch meeting of Rom- of Sharon O.E.S. No. 27 in Chicago Ill. recently. * m * • CIVIL WAR VET, 102. DIES ON WEST TOAST Oakland Calif., Dec.O <AP) Col. John S. Dumwr, one of the few survivors of the Grand Army of the Republic, died today in the veterans hospital. He was 102. I Dumser, at the aye of lfi, en- ; listed in the Union army and ser ved throuyhout the Civil W’ar with Co. K of the 52nd Illinois infan try. Me CORMICK JEWELERS FOR WATCHES DIAMONDS GIFTS - Guaranteed Watch Repair 312 N. HICKORY “The Friendly Place to Trade” THE ROADBLOCK TO FEDERAL AID Million* of school at ft* children | not in school ar-d at tc««T two mtl j lion enrolled MI'Hr tench* «* who \ Hold *ub-*t*nd*rd (tilifKiHn con tinue to suffer tucccusabr dot. ; ciencte* in nlU'tlHMMl upporttttd ry, dannret' e- to the general »cl far*1. Hundred# of t hoy mind* of ; Utdtrt# »n the public Kkndt are ! dill getting poverty level m»;» rit* These condition* r\i*t he , cause of the d nv of the Mat t ort c>• " i-i*- » f'dtrai •• l Ml There is no luck of rcnt-nd sup port fiH such a mee ure Fhr Vmt t'd State* Senate ha- already p«** l etl Sid by an overwhelming vote The American i ample endorse (it# principle of federal aid without federal rontnd of school* A ma jority of the mendteir. td the Unit ed State- Mini'll of, 1‘t-pie cuts tive* will, it «.* believed, support Bound federal aid k'fiilitiiin it given a chance to vote on it The real nondblock to the etlael ment of this legislation tie* in the House Committee on 1'dm allow and I il>ur The lc:nb i • hip of til* committee ho* been ere ouragod in it* Indies of confusion and delay by the National Catholic Welfare Conference the Friend* of the pu blic School*, the I Hit mi State-. Chamber of (otnmerce, the wheel of Progress, the Daughter of the American Revolution, the Commit tee on Constitution Government ami u few other miminlj pressure groups which have been unusually active in recent months. » • * TAKFS NEW POST Washington, D. C. Economic Cooperation Administrator Paul G. Hoffman has announced the ap pointment of la-milei I GtilVe- Ka a l abor Information Special in the Office of the Special Repre (Tentative in Ft.’A Paris. Graves, who is on leave of (ihsence from his post ns Washington correspon dent for the Pittsburgh Courier, will join the staff of Harry Mar> tin, Director of Labor Information for the ECA in Europe. Graves spent 2 years in Europe as a war correspondent. In 1940 he was awarded the War Depart merit citation foi War CWresporuiecet* He was chosen the ‘‘Newsman’s Newsman" by the Capital Press Club in 1949. A newspaper repor t er for the pm t 15 years- Graves holds a IIS degree from St Au gustine’s College in Raleigh, N.C, He was horn in Tallahassee, Flor ida in 1915. * • * • XM \S GREETINGS Merry Xma* to all our relatives friends and acquaintances. Prosperous New Year Mills Smith iiwrnd-’-n » * * * LICENCES Opal Hanks, Champaign 1!) Jimmie Jones, Pinebluff. Ark. 2.'J * * * • «scete;e<e!fft<Rc:utmzzz ORDER YOUR XMAS CARDS NOW! Your selection of Everyday, Sympathy, ConvaieainK, Relatives cards. Person ired Stationary. Especially for Children. CALL 2017 or Mail your or der to: Blanche J. Harris 202 Ella Ave. Champaign, Illinois IT'S OFFICIAL ROBINSON TOPS N. L. PLAYERS New York, m«t* lit t U’> Brooklyn** J#> he Riihnw# was the tmlmduttl standout io th# N« IH114I lasagne'# WfWv'r dejiart* mrnt doting thv jva*t '■•■at,.n Oltiaal rohnaacd 1 by the •efttur bas*tiai) 'i*TUtt show thi I.VnlfTti' Negri* -’lit! base n 11 fti«t in hatting, (IN tf» !<«*<• »«••» d tv rtNl M* i»a<h i f’, ■* with St l outs' Marti Mat Son it w..tit, v an•• i |»l: kniant* (hat won him thi' >n>uitN env* ted o«i valuable award Kolumton lid tlve hitting with a i*t. of : i..’ Ixt.un.ttK i.'.i til d right handtil batter in hWt«ry to |wrr the tongue Me bad ■'»? stolen ho . , ,md IT *a<!tfhei i b. IN;' 't ufali 1’irnti • Kalt'h Kutvi tnl in hoitu unis with lit and * t u He1' .It i tie mm k by hit ting in. it- than NO ftu the *w#ml year n a row He has led 01 ttftl for the li igaa home run crown for font Mi night years. Kirn r had the niwat r*th* l>atted in V ith l'-TT, IVe W ee liev ie. Hrooklyn nhoitntop, nvorod the moat run# 18$. Hi. Louts wa* tattler in team hatting with 227 anti also had the moat hH.*, 1,513 Brooklyn- chain puma, however, hanged out tire Hu. t home tun- 12. and account ed for the high run production as u leant. flTth The lop It) hitter* Ju'kie lMdns«n, Brooklyn, .342; Htait Mu'iitii, Ht Lout* 338; kino* ■ KiwMfrMer, Ht le«<»te, VM'K * ul Kth rtllo, Brooklyn. .324; Ralph Klnei, Pittsburgh, .310; Boh Thompson, Nee Y> ik, 300; Teil Klu**,ow*kl I iio iftnntj, top; Willard Marshal, New York. .307; Johnny Hopp Rittshurgh, .3WI; IVI Lnnit , Rhila dolphin, .302. * • # NEGRO CAST IN TOBACCO ROAD Washing (on, IM’ , »’en« of countless historic- epoch making events, ha* been chosen for the January 13th world premiere of "Tobbaro Road", produced for Mie first lime in theatrical history with an nil Negro ea»t. Rie*i«lent Tru man, T>r. Ralph Bunch*, lion. Wm. Hu i (., Rleaiior Roosevelt- Mrs. M.iry Bethtine are among the in vited guests for the Howard The atre premiere which will include notable figures in governmental diplomatic, educational Hnd social circles. A trsiniond of famous Broadway and Hollywood stage Qr. Bunche To Receive Xavier U. Award New Orleans- I*a,~ Ur. Kalph J. Bunche, world statesman and twbolar who won wide recognition for hm handling of the Arab-!s real mediation problem, will be the recipient of the Drexel award at special ceremonies Doc. 15 at Xavier University. Dr. Bunche has been acting United Nations assistant secre tary general of the department of trusteeship and information from non self governing territories. He was among five citixens of the United States named this named thia week to a permanent TUN panel for the conciliation of inter national controversies. The medal will be presented at a special academic convocation by Most Ilev. Joseph F. Hummel, STD, F. A. M. LODGE SEATS OFFICERS I loMaliaiton of off o'er* for (am S!»i ItHtirr No I•*, F A M , will t«k«« plane at it p m today in the ISotg-ias I’iuk inmnnmih een ter MO IS Hart Grove Street George k i'vett* will be iiitta! led m • he worwhipful nutate r, war* roilihf Ufnewv I' blffa) The tn*tal'"tg ofTwrr will be Rirhard H Kdward* ami the installing mat *h <1. Allen k I'ivrr*, wh© la grand wanter of crtvinoaiw in the state orgntiiMtion. n» Otslet of fcaMern Star ami Sdndaa Tim (>lr No 0:1 wi?l hold lom-nrrent tnrtallattoH t-erernonte* Other new offleera lit (*e installed for l orn- Star itxigv ate Set tot warden, Kay tunml T, Seott; itttikti warden Howard Gray, treawuier, Arthur l Fv««; .o. m »■ Kaym.'tid M Ss-ott; rhapb. n. t I t’ampbeli Sen tut deai on, t'larenee M Tot** lot, (Mitiot ih-ai<>n Garland Hod III , -.( HI I steward. Alfred K«'l Iter, ioninr trtrward, l*aw*oit Hattk t vlet , Bimpaon Hrwtkii lnwtw>* for one year trrma, Hubert II Kartuntt t‘latent's- W11 «w>n. t Otto Howie* atisl Herman llarria * * ♦ » Omega PSI Conference Hochenter, N Y The Omega |*oi |*hi Fraternity founded in lull at Howard University, Washing tun, t* (*., and now one of the larg cat interracial college fraternities In America, with over 12,000 mem bet >i meeting for Its Second IBs trirt Conference at the Power* Hotel, went on record as rndors tng “Hume of the Brave", t>r<j. duced by Stanley KratViei and re l< need by United Artiste, a* the bent of the three current Holly, wo,a! film productions dealing with Negro life. In a resolution, unanimously adopted by delegate* to the ron fere nee coming from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Virgin Islands, the fraternity ap plauded the motion picture lodua try for having taken cognisance >f the Negro by "giving him betier or leading role* and producing three la st selling Film* recently.** * • • a and him favorites, sports world (H-rsonalities and New York drama critics interested in the Negro Theatre arid advancement of tal ented Negro artists in profession al stage and motion picture work. They w ill attend the epo'h making opening performance. Catholic Archbishop of New Or leans. Xavier University is con ducted under Catholic auspices, by the Sisters of the—Blessed Sacra ment. The award which the United Nations' secretary will receive, la named in honor of the father of the foundress of Xavier, Francis Anthony Drexel of Philadelphia. Ur. Bunche will be the second fig ure to receive the university's highest honor. The last recipient of the award was Or. Mary Me Leod Bethune, president emeritus of Bethune Cookman college and retiring president of the National Council of Negro Women. This presentation was made at com mencement exercises approxim ately 12 years ago.