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Club News At the monthly social meeting of the Chicago-Tuskegee club last Saturday evening at the home of Mi's. Sadie Anderson, 5167 Mich igan avenue, William Buck won highest honors in bridge, while H. I. Tate took second prize. First and second prize* in whist were won by Robert Osborne and Ju lius Eddings, respectively A spe cial grand prize was captured by Henry Greer of the King Social club. Mrs. Anderson served a very delicious repast, and dancing fol lowed. Among others present were: Mr. and Mrs. Everett L. Houser, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hale, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick I). Harper, Misses and Mesdames El la Thomas, Doris H. Murphy, H. L. Tate, W. Buck, Allen Hum phrey, Corinn L. Robinon, R. 0 ' born; Msesrs. Theodore R. Val entine, Floyd Taylor, Robert A. j Campbell, Fred G. Engram, Wil-1 liam F. Carter, James L. Thom a*. Roy Barnett, Ernest L. Lott ; and Mrs. Maggie Wells. Sunday afternoon. May 26, the j club held a business meeting at the Y. M. C. A., 3763 Wabash av enue, and further developed plan tor its 25th anniversary celebra tion, which will take place June 26 to 30. Registration of Tuske-, geeans which began at the April meeting, was continued, and sev- I eral members made donation* to ; the Silver Jubilee fund which will be used for expenses of the Tus kegee band coming to Chicago for the Tuskegee-Wilberforce foot ball clasic on October 19. Attor ney Sophia Boaz Pitts, civic lead er, and Bobby Anderson, of the I Olde Tymers club, addressed the j assembly briefly, while a group of musical selections were rendered by Mrs. Melba Dorsey Mebane, so prano, accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Thelma Dorsey Webb, both of whom are Tuskegceans. Others present were: Messrs. . Grant G. Jones, Ernest Lott, F. - G. Engram, E. L. Houser, Felix ' Washington, P. R. Hines, Thomas C. Jackson, King Atlas, Amo* C. . Saunders, W. T. Bailey, J. W. - Jackson and Robert Barker; Miss • es and Mesdames Julja Whitmore, • Sadie Anderson, Mary Johnson, Corinne Robinson, Velnja Brown, Jeanette J. Watkins, Pearl J. Hall, Doris Murphy, Sara E. Jones, Helen Atla*, Edna C. Sell ers, James E. Lewis, Lucille V. • Farmer and many others. Herman H. Lawrence, 6223 Loomis boulevard, former presi dent of the club, spent the past week in Cincinnati, Ohio, attend . ing the 147th general assembly of k the Presbyterian Church of the W 0. S. A He also visited Pitts • burgh, Pa., and Warren. Ohio, while in the Ea«t. ft - SUNDAY WHO—9:45 a. m., “Southern Folk” W'INI)—10:30 p.nn, All Nations Pentacostal Church. WSBC—11 p. m., Jock L. Coop , er’s “Midnite Accomodation.” MONDAY WHAS—1:15 p. m., “Georgia Wildcats.” WAAF—2:30 p. m, Chas. John son, “Duke ofthe Uke.” ‘ CBS—3:15 p. m., “Fats” Waller. TUESDAY WENR5:45 p. m., Three Flats. • WSBC—10:35 a. m., Jack L. Cooper in “Timely Tunes.” . WMDB—3:45 p. m., Cleo Brown, Pianist. - WSBC—11 p. m., Jack L. Cooper, “Midnite Ramble.” ' AVSBC—11:30 p. m., METRO POLITAN NEWS FLASHES. ■ AVSBC—11:35 p.m.. The Mystery Cirls. WEDNESDAY WAAF—2:30 p. m., Chas. John son, “Duke of the Uke.” ' WIND—10 p. m., Claud Hopkins’ THURSDAY WSBC—10:45 a. m., Jack L. Cooper in “Timely Tunes.” 1CBS— 12:30 p. m., Cleo Brown Pianist. WTMJ—4:15 p. m., Three Flats ' Orchestra ;WIND—10 p. m., Claud Hopkins’ Orchestra. WSBG—11 p. m., Jack L. Cooper “Nite in Harlem” WSBC—11:30 p. m., METRO POLITAN NEWS FLASHES. • WSBC—11:35 p. m., Chris and Lou in “Lives of the Stars.” FRIDAY WH AS—1:16 p. m, “Georgia Wild Cats.” WHO—E:30 p. m., Three Flats. SATURDAY WSBC—10:45 a. m. Jack L. Cooper in “Timely Tunes.” •WTMJ—Three Flats (Breakfast ; Club) WJJD—6 p. m. Andraw Dobson. WBBM—11 p. m., Claude Hopkins’ ’ orchestra. ■ Scientists think the earth looks blue to the Martians. That’s noth ing. It looks blue to us, too.— Wichita Eagle. Still, the ballyhooers would probably have created radio if science hadn’t discovered it.—Buf falo Evening News. Outwardly friendly to Russia as wte are it may be significant we keep sending a Bullitt back to Mos cow.—Nashville Tennesseean. It seems to be Senator Borah’s Idea that he can so organize the Republican party that it will not be necessary for him to desert it. —St. Joseph News-Press. i 4 .. ' . ■■■■■mi ■— * The News in Review CURRENT TOPICS-REFLECTIONS By The Community Man Billy Sunday, the baseball player and evangelist, during his remarkable years of preaching, never failed to popularize com munity work by his eloquent ser mons upon the theme, “Brighten th I corner where you are” adapt ed from the gospel song of that name and sung by the thousands when they heard him preach. Colored people express the same noble sentiment when their richly melodious voices join in: “First go sweep around your own doorstep Then come sweep around mine.” In this great work the Metro politan News asks the cooperation of all good citizens. Our newspa per service with its 200 employees under the direction of its many abe departmental heads, our news paper plant outfitted with the latest and best equipment that money can buy, and the passion for ideal newspaper service ex pressing itself in every activity which tends to bring success, is our warrant for asking for the support of Chicago’s Colored citi zens. Successful community move ment however is not a single track work. It cannot succeed by im posing all the duty upon a news paper. The community itself must do its part in promoting commun ity welfare and community enthu siasm by aggressive, intelligent and militant action. Chicago fur nishes a fine field for the cultiva tion of this most commendable spirit. The “I Will” slogan of Chicago inspires all citizens 'with out regard to race or color to attain to the highest success along all lines of civic endeavor. The newspaper which does is bit in making Chicago community con scious will be met more than half way by an enthusiastic, support ing citizenship. In that belief and relying upon that assurance, our community work shall continue wholeheartedly and with no fear of failure. The Community man is in town. I brought with me a pocket full of news notes and comments and will lay them on the table for the con sideration of my readers. Seven hundred Illinois dairy farmers united in a cooperative marketing company have defied the unions which demanded juris diction over milk control* in :ts de livery from the farm to Chicago. The farmers’ organization refuse to comply with union demands an^) say that the farmers will control their own milk supply from their home dairies into the city. Chica goans will watch the outcome with interest. If the unions win, milk i prices will raise. Union drivers are receiving $40.00 a week now. They are on verge of a strike for $40.00 per week. Let us pray for the farmer. Chicago Republicans are plan ning a political roundup ,at The preliminary meeting was re cently hSrd at the Morrison Hote under the call of VVm. H. Weber Chairman of the Deneen organi zation. About 3 0 Republicar County Committeemen were pres ent and representation was made that the Springfield meeting would have the endorsement am: support of George Harding, Roj O. West, George E. Q. Johnson Robert Rohn and Jacob I). Allen. Chicago home owners who have been worrying about unpaid back taxes, may now rejoice and be glad. Mayor Kelly signed the or der Monday which has wiped out all penalties on interest and given home owners ten years to pay the taxes due and not paid. That is a great help to the community, sc pass the good news along. The value of community work is well exemplified by a movement to raise a $175,000.00 building fund for the school at 95th ami Throop sts. This school started by a donation of $5 to promote community work in that locality. Other donations followed and now the Academy of Our Lady Alum nae will raise $175,000.00 to add to the widow’s mite donated by Mother Gonzago in the sum ci $5.00, 65 years ago. I read in Saturday’s paper that 32 scholarships were won last year by capable and industrious stud ents in Chicagoland schools. Each scholarship is worth $300.00 in addition to the honor won by the successful student. I read the list of the lucky ones but did not recognize the name of any mem ber of our community. If any of my readers know a colored student who has won a scholarship or other award please send me the name and address and I will broadcast it ao the community. I had a chesty feeling when news came over the wires describ ing the wonderful victory last Saturday of Owens, the Colored college athlete who tied one world’s record at the meet at Ferry Field, Ann Arbor, and broke four world’s records. There were champions repre senting Uncle Sam’s contingent of white students in our colleges. They held records upon top of records but Owens, the represen tative of Colored athletes breezed into the contest and cleaned up the world’s record in four events and tied the fifth. That was glory enough for one day and for one man. And I don’t intend to pinch myself because I felt a prompting to be a little chesty. I was greatly surprised and keenly felt the insult offered to thousands of Colored readers of the Daily News by the publication in that great journal of the virj. dictive article last week by West brook Pegler, a regular columnist | of the Daily News. The article re- j ferred to the coming prize fight I between Joe Lewis the present popular outstanding Colored rep- | resentative in the fistic arena who j is matched to fight with Camera, the Italian champioh in June for j the benefit of a mijk fund in the I City of New York. The article evidences viciou; prejudice and plainly tends to work injury to the milk fund be- I cause Louis is a Colored man. It | makes false and slanderous charg es and broadly intimates that die appearance of Louis in New York will result in a race riot. How it happens that the Daily News should give space to such a vicious diatribe its Colored readers would fike to ascertain. Two very large sections of Chi cagoland are grieved over the loss of two of our substantial citizens, Dr. Lewis and Mrs. Smith. Dr. Lewis, one of the most prominent of Chicago physicians for the past 20 years lived on the west side, and was held in the highest re spect by all citizens of that splen- ( did district He was a shining ex ample of pre-eminent ability, a noteworthy exponent of "practice what you preach” in social activi ties and generally typifying that high degree of integrity which J blesses every community in which it is found. The death of Dr. Lewis was sudden and it would seem to me, | from a preventable cause. About two weeks ago, while at work around his home, he suffered a slight scratch on one of his hands. It was seemingly so slight that he scarcely paid any attention to it. In a day or so the injury devel oped signs of infection. It then received attention. Unfortunately, however, the neglect demanded its , terrible toll and in spite of the ef forts of the most capable surg eons, blood poisoning developed and in a few days this splendid representative of our racial uplirt was called “from labor to; reward.” I)r. Lewis is gone, but the les son of his untimely going should be learned by every family of our community. Nearly every week our newspapers tell of the sudden death by blood poisoning of some I man, woman or child who paid j little or no attention to a small | scratch or wound and neglected to | insure the wound against infection This is dangerous neglect. Every home should keep an antiseptic with which the tiniest injury can be treated and avoid infection. Parents should watch for injuries to themselves or to their children however slight and warn them against i possible danger. The CommuAy News sympathizes j with th^kived ones of Dr. Lewis in this J^kr o^Aheir great tj^ Our i^dTlSide community suffered the loss of Mrs Smith, one of the forceful and never tiring workers in community life. In movements sponsored by churches, welfare organizations, secret and benevolent socities she was always busy, helpful and inspiring. Her experience, together with a genius for giving timely and proper ad vice in whatever work she enlisted made her an invaluable asset in all lines of welfare endeavor. Mrs Smith’s illness was not of long duration. Hers was a life of fullness following wherever it called her. To her no doubt com fort came in the thought that she “did not rust out, but wore out” in the service for the betterment of her fellow man. ESTEEMED CITIZEN PASSES AWAY Colorado Springs, Colo., May 29—(ANP)—John W. Colbert 75 years of age, expired at his home, 240 West Dale street, last Tues day night. Mr. Colbert was born in Lancaster, S. C. He taught school in North and South Caro lina for 40 years. Mr. Colbert came here with his family in 1919. A scientist says that bow-legs are a sign of courage. This is es pecially true if they are in knick ers.—Springfield Uninn. The trouble with Bergdoll was that he didn’t think we were tak ing seriously the trouble were in with Germany.—Portland (Me.) Express. I.” --.... ■ ■. - - ,: - YMCA Plans Play School For 1500 Boys Instead of roaming the al'eys and streets during the vacation period, it is planned that 1500 boys will be given the opportunity to see the equipment and facilities of the Y and to "take part in the out-door activities schedueled on the Y summer program. The Summer Pay School will be under the direction of Joe Patter son. A program that will occupy the time of the boys for at least seven hours a day has already been definitely planned and out lined by the Boys’ Work Commit tee composed of Dr. Walter Mad dux, Howard Gould, David Tay lor, James Bodie and James Har ris. Under thepresent plans the boys will swim in the newly decorated swimming pool as many times a week as they desire under compe tent instructors. The athletic scheduele will include boxing, wrestling, track meet, baseball league. An out-o-door program in cluds day and night ovrnight hike fishing trips, beach paities, hot dog roasts, horseshoe tourna ments. Then for boys who have hobbies interest groups centered around wood carving, woodwork, painting and drawing, kite-making, air plane modeling, music and band. Director Jefferosn points out that there is a definite need for an or ganized and planned program for boys in this area where the delin quency is the heaviest to be found any where in the city. Lieut. Gen. W. B. Roberts is still confined to his home on ac count of illness, but is expected to be out soon. Saturday, June 1, the Original Modern Priscillas will have their first annual minstrel show ar.d dance at the M. 0. G. hall at 9 p. m. This affair is a benefit for the Wfendell Phillips Day Nursery, w. Wellington Martin is directing the minstrel and Johhny Long and his orchestra will furnish the music. Georgette Gotha rd is president of the Modern P; iscil las, and Ruth Jackson is chair man of affairs. The Military Order of Guards Spotlight and Sport dance, - une 15, at the M O. G .club house, promises to be the biggest event of the spring season. 11 .-v?i 11 be Sponsored by the A Volenti Bridge club. These charming young la d^k are\ well known in soeiafccijt (thicago. lTi/'.(^Mi|h£|AB| be the master of ceremonie.4, ' "Shack and His Shuckers” will 1 be there with the music. Pool! | bowling, bridge and whist fo>\ i those who prefer it. Anyone or all forms of entertainment is in cluded in the admission charge. The banquet given in honor of Bishop Park by the Coppin Chap el A. M. E. church at the M. O. G. hall lat week, wa a plendid ocial event and was well attend j ed. Troop 535 Boy Scouts, of St. i Edmund’s church, had a splendid show and dance at the “Guards” hall last week, an the affair had a large attendance. The Fifth Ward Women’s Dem ocratic club met in M. O. G. club Friday, May 24. Rerfershments were served after the meeting. Giles post of the American Le gion, met at the “Guards” hall May 24 . The Mt Hebron Builders club had a party at the M. 0. G. hall, Saturday, May 25. This was a wonderful party and everyone had a nice time. Decoration Day was observed by the Military of Guards at Mt. Glenwood cemetery. Services be gan at 10 a m. Guardsmen as sembled at the M. 0. G. head quarters before 9 a. m. and promptly at 9 o’clock the guards men left for Mt. Glenwood cem etery. The M. O. G. aviation corps flew over the cemetery and dropped wraths during the services. The public joined in this sacred patri otic service for the departed vet erans. • " " 1 • - Metropolitan News TURF SERVICE REGISTER NOW . . No - Extra - Charge OTHER THAN A 3 MOS. SUBSCRIPTION AT REGULAR NEWS-STAND PRICES $1.20 —And In Addition— Two Picked Horses Daily SIMPLY BY CALLING OUR OFFICE CALL OR WRITE u>..i i. ■< hi for I . COMPLETE DETAILS Metropolitan News 3506 MICHIGAN AVE. — — CALUMET 7107 ---— BROWN w|ll COVER ff THE LDUIS CARNERA FIGHT ! 1 FOR Metropolitan L (^ews L !jm - Readers ! f rglKW'l 0 ^ He will he there to tel! you just what happened from the time the two men enter the ring until the closing round His graphic description of the fight and his colorful handling of the many details surrounding the arena will indeed be a treat for Metropoli tan News readers Cartoons of the fight, action draw ings of the men in the ring is another feature Brown will handle at the ringside. 4 ’ l t c When you read the Metropolitan News in its special fight extra - you will read the complete story of the fight, just exactly “When And As It Happens” _ ! •__ _..