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James Lowell Halls Honor Exclusive Paramounts with Beautiful Bridge Courtesy With the blessings of the weather man, the members of the fashionable Paramount Bridge club turned out in color ful array Saturday evening when the James Lowell Halls entertained them in their beautiful Michigan boulevard home. The rooms had been converted into a veritable flower garden. The spaeious hall had masses of1 summer blossoms basketed and vased wherever space afforded placing. The organdie costumes of the guests made the scene most colorful. Dinner was served on tables overlaid with lace, and the white roses which centered them were touched into deeper beauty by the glow of pretty hued candles burning in crystal holders. Enthralling interest was arous ed among the players as the spir ited games of contract bridge be gan. The final counting of the scores showed that Mme Reginald Smith and Theodore Jones, Mr. David McGowan and the host, Dr. Hall had captured the club prizes. The guest prize was won bv Dr. and Mrs. U. G. Dailey. It was the last meeting of the season of this popular club, and merriment was at its heigh* In addition to Dr. and Mrs. U. G. Dailey, other guests asked to participate in the evening’s festiv ities were Dr and Mrs. Timothy Carlisle and Mr. and Mrs. Tru man Gibson. The members of the Para mounts are Judge and Mrs Albert B. George, Atty. and Mrs. Alva Bates, Dr and Mrs. J. Ahrue Fea man. Dr. R. L. Williams. Mrs. Helen Thornton Abbott. Attv. and Mr*. Harry H. Pace. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Jones, Dr. and Mrz. Reg inald Smith, Mr. and Mrs. David McGowan, Dr. and Mrs. Midian O. Bousfteld and the Halls. Tenth Anniversary of Hillard Rhones Mr. and Mrs. Hillard Rhone celebrated their tenth wedding an niversary with a dinner party and an automobile trip at their beau tiful home, 4727 Vincennes ave nue, Sunday. Mrs. Rhone, who be ular Johnnie Mae Starks, is known as a very versatile hostess. Cut flowers were profuse in the the dining room, and the table was centered with a magnificent shower of roses and ferns, the gift of her husband. Of the many handsome presents the couple re ceived, was some very choice glassware. They so pleased the host and hostess that they served cocktails and highballs in the glasses to show the donors their appreciation. After the five-course dinner, the party went for a sight-seeing trip, led by John B. Jackson. The au tomobiles wended their ways to the Municipal airport, and to the golf courses at Palos partk. The evening’s diversions were cli maxed with a spirited bridge game at their home. Enjoying the courtesy were Mr. and Mrs. John B. Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Cates, Mr. and Mrs Henry Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. William Hall, Dr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Jo seph L. Wyatt, Mrs. Lillian Bald win, Miss Felicia Shears; Messrs. Nat J. Taylor, D. V. Brown and Frazier L. Johnson. PROMINENT VISITING TEACHERS STUDY HERE Among the prominent visiting teachers who are enrolled here for summer school are Miss Mary Weakley, Florence Ala., an in structor at Ft. Pierce, Fla., who is studying at the University of Chi cago. Miss Jean Butler Latting, Helena Ark., a teacher at Paul Quinn College, Waco, Texas, is do ing graduate work at the Chicago Musical College. She will receive her master’s degree in music this summer. Prof. Otis O’Neil, Waco, Texas, is doing graduate work in mathe matcis and science at Northwes tern. He is the guest of his brother, William N. O’Neil, 4957 Washington Park Court. The young ladies are stopping at the Y. W. C. A., 4557 South Parkway. They were visitors at the offices of the Metropolitan News Tuesday. Mrs. Mary Hodge Honors Husband on Natal Day Mrs. Mary Hodge gave a de lightful surprise party in honor of the birthday of her husband, Henry Hodge. Relatives and friends of the popular couple gathered at the Hodge home be fore he returned from a requested errand his wife arranged. They sprang from hiding places with cries of “Happy Birthday.” Games were enjoyed and cocktails sipped until the wee hours of the morn ing. .... The guests were invited into the dining room by Mrs. Miller and served chicken salad with all the trimmings. A beautiful birth day cake centered the table. Two large candles were placed on each side to furnish a subdued light. A delightful evening was spent. Aviators Enjoy Pretty Courtesy at Closed Party The Aviators and Aviatrices of The Challenger Air Pilots Asso ciation gave a delightful dance and bridge party at the be»>;tiful and spacious home of two of the members, Edward and Albert Jones, 444 E. 64th st., Friday eve ning. It was a gay picture in the pret tily decorated place. The club col ors, red and maroon were used to an artistic advantage. Summer flowers in baskets were placed at vantage points in the rooms, and Japanese lanterns, patterned after air ships, gave a soft light. The bar was the center of at traction. Pretty Doris Murphy poved as capable in serving drinks as she is in handling an airship. The little bar maid, who graduated early this year from the Aeronau tical University was assisted by other fliers, Misses Lola Jones, De Lores Avery, Willa Brown and Janet Waterford. Among the pilots enjoying the occasion were Dale White, Grover Nash, William P. McFarland, C. Coffery, W. Jackson, A. Cosby, J. Muldrow and H. Hurd. ' — — Seen In Moving Around Many comments of admiration were heard when Mrs. Blanche Hutchings pres., of the Petdora Bridge Club, appeared at a party clad in a dark green crepe frock. The only trimmings were a gold | belt buckle and chps. They were of unusual beauty. The buckle was centered with a square cut em erald, and the clips were ornament ed in the same manner, only the stones were smaller. Her slip pers were of the same material as the dress. Her gold initialed pocketbook was of a slightly light er shade of green. Another appearing quite chic in a green crepe was Mrs. Carrie S. Horton, president of the Illinois State Association of Colored Wo men. She chose red as her com bining color. Her dress was made beautifully being edged with satin folds. Her red earrings and red and green bracelets added bright ness to the costume. Her off the face black horse hair was very be coming. Black crepe shoes were of the latest pattern. Another prominent club woman Mrs. Margaret Warfield, recently elected editor of the Chicago and Northern District Asociation of Colored Women, was the cynosure of all eyes when she wore a pretty brown crepe. Her belt and clus ter of flowers, resting on the shoul der, were of the same shade of red. Red earrings and red and brown bracelets comprised her jewelry. Her brown satin pumps matched the color of her dress. Mrs. Bertha Montgomery never looked prettier than she did at a recent mass meeting. Her black crepe was dotted with white pan sies. A large white rough straw hat trimmed with gardenias, cover ing her soft gray hair, made her look very stunning. She carried a white wood beaded pocketbook and wore a long string of black wood beads around her neck. Black and white bracelets showed above white gloves stitched with black. White shoes and a black quilted taffeta coat completed the outfit. A striking figure was that of Mrs. E. M. Sneed, when she wore a daisy printed crepe on a red background. The daisies were centered with blue. Fancy de signed white buttons were held in place by blue silk grosgrain rib bons. There was a coquettish blue ribbon at the neck. Her black baku hat, with a band of white, was further trimmed with a narrow white bandlet encircling it just be low the upturned brim. Her black slippers were laced with cords from which hung tiny black silk tassels. COMMITTEE MEETS The publicity committee of the South Parkway branch of the Y. W. C. A. met Friday night the branch, 3559 Parkway. Interest ing reports were made. Hon. and Mrs. Louis B. Anderson, 3800 Calumet Ovenue, gave a farii ly dinner Sunday in honor of their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lewis, Washington, D. C. Mrs. Lewis is a sister of the former alderman of the 2nd Ward. pp - * •3®***£-'®**c Matron of Honor^ MRS. NORA LOGAN One of the prettiest wed dings of the season was cel ebrated Saturday at Poro Col lege when Miss Allie A. Cals ten became the bride of C. G. Price. She chose as her ma tron of honor, the popular Nora Logan, wife of George Logan. Mrs. Logan was ex ceedingly stunning in a peach colored frock. The newlyweds will make their home with the Logans in the fashionable Michigan Boulevard Garden Apartments. Century Bridge Club Charmingly Feted At Party The fashionable Century Bridge Club was delightfully entertained by Mrs. George Pryor at her home 611 Calumet Avenue, Thursday afternoon. The rooms were pret tily decorated with cut flowers. The small tables were covered with dainty lace, and were center ed with bud vases containing half blown roses. The tally cards were things of beauty and repre sented bridge players seated for an afternoon of pleasure, Enjoying the courtesy were: Mmes. George Cleveland Hall, Hel en Thornton Abbott, Aaron Payne, Charles Dodson, Herbert A. Tur ner, Bertha M. Lewis, Carl G. Rob erts, Albert B. George, Herman Moore, James Lowell Hall and James Allison, who substituted for Mrs. Dollie Jennings, recently be reaved by the loss of her mother Mrs. Ella V. Smith. Social Tea Held at Home of Mrs. Birdie E. Powell Mrs. Birdie E. Powell, chairman of the ways and means committee of the Talma chapter No 2, 0. E. S., proved a charming hostess at a social tea at her home, 5906 Indiana avenue. The speakers on the program were Rev. Joseph W. Nicholson, pastor of Jubilee C. M. E. Temple; Lewis Caldwell, so cial service worker; Thomas J. Emery, worshipful master of North Masonic lodge, and Miss Audrey Higgins, who presented readings. Musical numbers were present ed by W. W. Taylor, Ulysses Range, violin; 0. C. Powell, Miss es Carrie Biddings, Louise Min or and Marie Shorter. Miss Tay lor and Dorothy Minor were the accompanists. The group was ush ered into a beautifully decorated dining room. In the soft glow of the light, the table could be seen on which the star was designed in appropriate colors. Paper streamers of the same hue. hanging from the lights, were fastened at each point by the em blematic flower. The honor of pour ing was given to Mrs. Bett’e Mc Kinney, worthy matron. She han dled the silver urn very graceful ly. She was assisted by Mmes. Ossie Hayes, Mabel Clark and Jessie Williams. The register was capably tak en care of by Mmes. Carrie Da vis, Ida Bullock and Eliza Smith. Mrs. Bessie White accepted the silver offering. Others assisting to make the tea a brilliant success, were Mmes. Jennie Bradley, Les sie Ray, Margaret Smith and El len O. Wyatt. IT’S A ROV A seven and a halt pound boy was born to Mrs. William Knight en, Sunday morning at St. Luke’s hospital. Mrs. Knighten was for merly Miss Annie Mae Pettis, pop ular member of the Englewood Circle Saronies. Her husband is president of the Cynco Athletic club. Both mother and baby, who has been named “Bill” Jr., are do ing nicely. SPORT DANCE The popular I. Q. S. C. Girls have issued invitations to their Sport Dance Sunday afternoon from 3 to 8 at their Country Club House (Carta Villa) at Riverwood 111. I Beautiful Wedding of Miss A. A, Calsten to C. G. Price Unites Prominent Families The marriage of Miss Allie Altermeaze Calsten and C. G. Price, which took place Saturday at Poro College, was of interest to a wide circle of friends. The ceremony was per formed by Rev. Jackson, pastor of Liberty Baptist church. Mme. Clara Malone sang two selections, “I Love You Truly’ and ‘‘Because.’’ accompanied by Mrs. Cleo Ball, who also played the wedding march. The bride, given in marri'-’pe by' her brother, J. A. Calsten. of Or mand Beach, Fla., was gowned in a handsome model of white lace, adorned with a finger tip veil. This was adjusted at the bead with halo effect and orange blos som sprays. She carried a bouquet of calla lilies. Mrs. George W. Logan, serving as matron of honor, wore peach colored mousseline-de-soie with corn flowered trimmings, over taf feta. She carried a muff of corn flowers. L. R. Berry served as best man and the ushers were Geo. Logan and C L. Minott. The ceremony was performed in a beautiful setting of palms and white blossoms, carrying out the color scheme of white and green. Silver candelabra in which glowed white tapers and floor standards holding gleaming candles lighted the scene as the vows were being pledged. Mr. and Mrs. Price will be at home to friends after June 15 at 4627 Wabash avenue. Prominent People The bride, a former student of the Home Economics Deoartmcnt of Bethune-Cookman College, Day tona Beach, Fla., and now a prom inent modiste of the citv is from Winter Park, Fla. Her husband, who came here eight vears ago from Hawkins, Texas, is an out standing figure in the business and social world. The bride’s brother. Mr. Calsten of Ormand Beach. Fla., a gradu ate of Morehouse College and At lanta university Altanta. Ga., is principal of the high school at Or mand Beach. He was accompanied here by C. L. Minott, coach of the Ormand Beach high school The out of town guests for the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Harry McKenzie, Washington, D. C. Meadie Calsten and family. Win ter Park, Fla.; Mayor and Mrs Julius Wheeler, Brentwood, Md. Dr. McFall Chisholm, Detroit Mich.; C. L. Minott, Sanford, Fla B. J. McFall, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McFall, and Mr. and Mrs. B. Lewis, all of Detroit; Mrs. Mollie Walton and Family, Valdosta, Ga; Mrs. Mabel Norris, Hawkins Tex.; and Mr. Wadell and Samuel Price, Dallas. Texas. The local guests were Atty. Edith Sampson, Mrs. Bertha Lewis, Mrs. Pauline Reed. Miss J. Wind, Mr. and Mrs. John Schrei ner, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. MacCaug hey, Mrs Mary S. Tuttle. Dr. and Mrs. J. King, Mrs. Ruth Whitted, Edward Muzan. Dr. and Mrs. Vir gil Gant, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Mc Millan, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Ccoke Mr and Mrs. Victor Lewis. Mrs. Lucy Dodge, Mrs. William Daniels andMamily, Mr. and Mrs Homer Thornton, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Faster, Miss Aurelia Burks, Mr. and Mrs. Tendall and family, Misses Marjorie Howell. Dorothy Reynolds and Malissa Cocalaugh, Dr. and Mrs. McCask:!?. Also J. D. Driver. Miss Bessie Mosley, D. W. Berry. Mr. and Mrs. B. L. White. Mr. and Mrs. Easley, Misses Zetta Jones. Ruth Patter son, L. Wilson, Mae Elston. Hazel Bunting, Alice and Gloria Wilson, Mercedes Officer and Thelma Hawkins, Messrs. S. M. Jefferson, Edward Tucker, M. Chisholm, Paul Jones, William Kcllv. and Wilson, Drs. Charles Woodard, W. D. Chunn. and W. H. White, Dr. and Mrs. Clifford Doyle, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Wheeler, Mr and Mrs. Clarence Johnson. Dr. and Mrs. J. W. McDowell. Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Smothers, Mr, and Mrs Phil Bailey, Mr. and Mrr. Art Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Book er, Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie Gold smith. Mr. and Mrs. H. G Jones, Mr. and Mi's. John Morgan. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Williams. Mr. and Mrs William Harris and sister, Mr. and Mrs. H. Smith, Mr, no'1 Mrs. T. H Hawkins. Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Blackman and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Berry. ’.v - 1 ;i Social Tid ^Bits A big night is in store for the socially inclined Satur day. June 15. All roads will lead to the corner of Oakwood boulevard and South Parkway. Mrs. George Cleveland Hall will award the prize to the lucky person who has successfully competed in the contest to change the name of the old 1 remei hotel to one befitting the newly decorated and refurnished hostelry. Atty. Harry H. Pace will present the second prize to the person who has submitted the next best name. Mis. James Francis Lawson will award the consolation prize. Theie will be music by a first class orchestra and valuable souvenirs distributed to all the guests. The genial Paul Jones, well liked by evervone, will personally greet each one present, and tr> to fulfill the slightest wish. Mrs. Nettie George Speedy will act as hostess. She will be assisted by Mrs. William Tate, Mrs. Jessica Anderson Kelly. Mmes. Hall and Lawson. Miss Mary Delaware and the I. Q. Girls; Mrs. Emma Scott and members of the Garnet Bridge club; Mrs. Della Harris. Mrs. Phenon Brown, and Mrs. Louise Lee. Refreshments will be served and a gala night will mark the social calendar. Mr. and Mrs. Beecher Todd, 4850 Evans Avenue, are enjoying a de lightful vacation in Lexington, Ky., visiting relatives and friends. Napoleon Reed, 3544 South Park way, entertained with a small din ner party at his home Friday, com plimenting George Morphis, who is home from Tuskegee Institute, Ala., for the summer vacation. Calvin Beckett, recently elected captain of the Marquette Track Team, Milwaukee, Mis., has return ed home for the summer, where he is the guest of his parents at 5739 Prairie Avenue. Mrs. Effie Diton, New York, president of the City Federation of Musicians and a member of the National Board, spent a few days here last w'eek as the guest of Mrs. Maude Roberts George, president of the National Association of Negro Musicians. Mrs. Diton contacted some of the musicians so as to pre pare her plans for the National Convention to which New York will be host. Enroute home she stopped at Philadelphia for the same reason. James Williams, 406 51st Street, has gone to Humboldt, Tenn., where he is visiting his niece, Mrs. Susie Mitchell. Lemuel Underwood, 5659 Prairie Avenue, is enjoying a delightful vacation at Knoxville, Tenn..visit ing friends. Mrs. Evelyn Scott, 3530 South Parkway, wife of Atty. Aaron Payne, who has been in Washing ton, D. C., visiting her parents, Dr. ’ and Mrs. Emmett J. Scott, has re turned home. Mrs. Violette Anderson Johnson, I 5330 Michigan Avenue, who enjoy ed an extended trip East and South in the interest of her sor ority, the Zeta Phi Beta, of which she is national president, has re turned home. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Smith, 4644 Champlain Avenue, have gone to Cincinnati, 0.. to celebrate with Mr. Smith’s parents an their gol den wedding anniversary. MRS. ELLEN TAYLOR IS DELIGHTFUL HOSTESS Mrs. Ellen Taylor, 4612 S. Michi gan Boulevard, lived up to her rep utation as a delightful hostess when she received the members of the Hi-Tonian Bridge Club at her home Wednesday evening. The usual business procedure was fol followed after which Bridge, Kono renown are scattered ajl over the the social night, with Mrs. Inez Mil ler winning first prize and Nadine Pearson, second. At midnight the hostess led the girls into the dining room where a delicious two-course luncheon was served the following members: Mesdames Irene Connor, Dorothy DeVine, Irene Goodgame, Arvesta Hopkins, Freddye Kelley, Margaret Marshall, Inez Miller, Charlotte Morton, Nadine Pearson and Al berta Walker. Mrs. Alberta Walker will be the next hostess at 175 63rd Street. Irene Connor, president. VDDRESSES GRADUATES Atty. Harry H. Pace has returned home after attending the meeting of the National Negro Insurance Association at Durham, N. C. He also addressed the graduating class at West Virginia State College, at Charleston, W. Va., while away. | ^ ^wc W A Organist I Tmm.: feat ..m —Patton Studio MISS MABEL MURDEN The Sigma Gamma Rho so rority boasts of having as a member, Miss Mabel Murden, one of the most outstanding organists of the city. She is the organist at Olivet Baptist church, a graduate of Wen dell Phillips high school, and also attended Crane Junior college. She studied piano un ler a foreign teacher since she was eight years old. She is di rector of Mt. Vernon choir of over 100 voices and has ar ranged several numbers which her children’s choir sings. Klassic Kutups are Entertained by a Popular Member Mrs. Ozella McGavock Morrow, one of the most popular members of the Klassic Kutups, entertained the club Sunday most charmingly in her lovely home. An appetizing and delightful luncheon was serv ed to this gay group. The visitors of the afternoon were Edward Johnson, Henry Flowers and Leonard Rousseau, prominent members of the out standing Gladiators Club. The boys made interesting remarks re garding the congeniality of the group whose hospitality they were accepting. The Kutups enjoying the after noon were the president, Frances Frazier, Ruth Wills, Kathryn Brooks, the reporter, Regina Jones, Gwendolyn and Naomi McGavock, Geraldine Wimby, Mary F. Brady, Octavia Tidewell and Ozella Mor row. ATTENDS GRADUATION Mrs. Carrie Bailev. 6548 Cham plain avenue, wife of D. S. Bailey, prominent realtor, left Saturday for Urbana, 111., to attend the graduating exercises at the Uni versity of Illinois, where her nep hew, John H. Sullivan, is praduat iner. Justes Aimes Bridge Club Entertains Many Friends with Early Morning Dance A gracious hospitality of early Sunday morning was the first annual garden party at Bacon’s Casino given by the Justes Amies Bridge club. The entree was by social register only, and the hours were from 12:05 to :05 a. m. The members who have chosen1* as their motto, “Love and Friend ship” lived up to it. as • feeling of cordiality greeted the guests. The place was attractively decor ated in the club colors, nea green and pink, and the members wore dainty gowns of the same hues. As each guest entered he was presented with a pink rose, the club flower. The music was en trancing and the revelers were profuse in their praise to the club for having spent a pleasant morn ing. Composing this ponular group are Miss Annie Lee Mitchell pres ident, Mr-. Mildred Ty'c "ice president, Mrs. Christinia Euton, secretary, Mrs. Witeria h’ Mitch ell, treasurer, Mrs. Alme-'d- Sny der, assistant secretary Mrs Al thena Stewart, reporter Mrs. Maggielean Brown, social- chair man, Mrs. Bettv M. Williams, chairman of the sick committee, chairman of the sick com., Mrs. Myrtle Porter, hostess. Mrs. Sadie Marie Smith, chairman of ticket committee, Mrs. Cora Motley, chaplain and Miss Della Motley, general chairman. WOMEN DOERS Dr. Ida Gray Nelson wastUeTIrst Negro woman in Chicago to prac tice dentistry. She maintained an office in the loop for manv years. She enjoyed a large patronage. Mrs. Ernestine Wilson, who is stud ying dentistry often remarks that she wants to be as good in the pro fessicn as Dr. Nelson. Mrs. Helen Thornton Abbott, for 10 years chairman of the Colored Auxiliary of the Illinois Childrens Home and Aid Society, enjoys the distinction of having raised more money on one occasion for the so ciety than any other individual. At the Spanish Fiesta which she gave several years ago at the Sa voy Ballroom the net receipts amounted to over two thousand dollars. Hazel Thompson Davis, the in ternationally known dancing teach er, has trained more children in the art of dancing than any two teach ers. Her pupils, who have won denown are scattered all over the world, making good in their chos en profession. Helen Ricks London is an artist of rare ability. Her paintings have engaged the attention of many noted artists and admirers of art. She is modest and seldom discusses the distinction which has befallen her through her brilliant work. Katherine Irvin, well known newspaper woman, is writing a book. She hopes to write novels as soon as her time will permit her to do so. She has had several stories accepted by some of the best magazines in the country. 'mm 'mrm: I Expected Here Soon MRS. JOSEPH MARTIN The beautiful home of Dr. and Mrs. R. G. Martin on South Parkway will soon house a prominent visitor from Memphis. Tenn. She is Mrs. Joseph Martin, wife of the well beloved bishop of the C. M. E. church, over this district. Dr. Martin is a brother to the bishop and his wife is an outstand ing modiste of the city. Both are very popular in medical, social and church circles Pretty Courtesy Extended by The Aqua Pulla Club The Aqua Pulla Bridge Club gave its first Appreciation Dance Wed nesday evening at beautiful War wick Hall. The guests spent a de lightful time dancing to the so phisticated ryhthrn of the senao tional Nat Cole and his orchesttra. More than four hundred enjoyed the courtesy. As each one enter ed he was presented with a pink or white cornation. The member* looked lovely in thoir costumes of organdy of pastel shades. Those responsible for the charm ing hospitality were May Swog erty, president; Betty Hickland, vice president; Orien Swiggler, sec retary; Ernestine McCan, score keeper; Cleo Armstrong, reporter; Rose Turner, treasurer; Madge Swogerty, and Daisy Byrd. Female Minstrel to be Staged by Mrs. J. Cooper According to Mrs. .Tack L. Coop, er, president of the Illinois House, wives Association, who is person ally conducting the rehearsals for the big female minstrel to be held by the organization on June 21, the show is just about ready to go on. Mrs. Cooper is drilling fifteen young ladies for a dancing chorus and these girls will lend their voices to the big opening and closing song numbers. The ladies taking the “end” positions for the delineation of the laugh-provoking comedy and buffoonery, are working hard to make it hard on lovers of good— _ jokes, adroit comedy and topical songs. Jimmie Mitchell and his Masters of Khythm will plav the musical arrangement of the show which was beautifully prepared by Mrs. Eudora Burton, who is also state chairman of music for the I. H. A. There will be the usual big min strel first part ala Lew Dockstader and A1 G. Fields, followed by a 3 act vaudeville olio, leading into a laughable afterpiece, but with a new angle inserted by Mrs. Cooper and Mrs. Burton, both of whose husbands are showmen and who we have cause to believe, have thrown some ideas into the Hopper. The minstrel will be shown at Forum hall, 43rd street and Calu met avenue, on Friday evening, af ter which there will be dancing till the wee, small hours of the next day. Hi-Tonian Girls Entertain with Cocktail Party The high esteem which the pub. lie holds for the Hi-Tonian Girls club was shown Sunday after noon when they entertained with a cocktail party at the beautiful Panama cafe. More than 200 mem bers of the younger social set at tended. On entering, the guests were greeted by members, beautiful ly gowned in cocktail dresses and resplendent as hostesses. Curtis Fambro, in his own inimitable manner, assisted and at 7 o'clock introduced the members as fol lows: Mesdames Nadine Pearson, Alberta Walker, Charlotte Mor ton, Irene Goodgame, Margaret. Marshall, Ellen Taylor, Inez Mill er, Freddye Kelley, Dorothy De vine, Arvesta Hopkins, Alberta Warren and Irene Connor, presi dent. Mrs. Connor thanked the many friends for their wonderful -up port. Among the clubs represent ed, the following were noted: Th» Loyal Order of Pals, r.aSalla Boys, Century Civic club, Ambas sadors, Regular Pals, Gaye Girls, Les Marquise, El Martres, Betty Boops, Daintye Matrons Royal Roosters and Royal Crescents. They were unable to register the guests due to the immense crowd. SELLS HOME Mrs. America Brown Thomas has sold her beautiful home on Champlain Aveune and will spend the summer at her cozy cottage at Rivenvood. CONVALESCENT Mrs. Mary .1. Harsh is convales. cent at her home. 2963 Federal street, from injuries she sustained from a fall which oeeured it Chop pin Chapel, Thursday, May 2.