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Metropolitan news. (Chicago, Ill.) 1935-19??, February 27, 1937, Image 10

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Superb Musical Program Makes Social History
Senators Entertain Friends
By Presenting Outstanding
Group of Versatile Artists
Amid an amosphere designed by old St. Valentine him
self and with three of Chicago’s most stunning young wo
men, Miss Mattie Johsnon, Mrs. Rose Berry, and Miss Doris
Murphy acting as hostesses, those debonair young men
known to society as the Senators, made social history when
on last Sunday afternoon they entertained more than 200
members of the local social set with a superb musical pro
gramme followed by delightful chats over beautiful glass
cups of hot chocolate.
Every number on the prbgrame
was rendered by a well known ar
tist and included Prof. B. Emanuel
Johnson, Misses Anita and Zenobia
Bracy, Mrs. Pearl Butler, Magda
lene De Acklen, Mrs. Lillian Moore,
Mrs. Lucille Compton, Miss M.
Worthington, Tlieo T. Greene, Sam
uel Powers, Samuel Evans, John
L. Wilson, Dr. Silas P. Jones, Tres
sie Pope, The Olivet Male Chorus
us, Louise Combs Kirtley, Miss
Frankie Flemmings, Columbus
Greene, and Andrew Welch.
Dr. Mary F. Waring was the prin
cipal speaker. The suave young
founder of the club, Roosevelt L.
Robertson acted as master of cere
monies and the popular president,
John Kolter, extended welcome to
the guests, Pete Hickland was
chairman. Other members of this
group are Fred Ingram, Isadore A.
Pickett, Zed W. Robinson, Marshall
J. Henderson, Clarence Mangrum,
Edward James, Ray Ford Wilkins,
and R. R. Everette.
Among the guests we caught a
glimpse of Lillian Kee, Louise May
field, Elizabeth Gallout, Mine. Lena
Taverbaum, Emily Brown, Julia
Horton, Mamie Rice, Maude Ennis,
Marguerite Marshall, Lelia Sparks,
Anna Corley, Audrey McKee, Ros
elle Fields, Willa Smith, Estelle Al
len, Connie Allen, Sadie Hughes,
Jeanette Wilson, Inez Norwood, Le
cna Jackson, Lula Flowers, Doro
thy Hatch, Mable Cook, Minnie
Booth, Estelle Young, Dr. Ray A.
Gilmore, James J. Bahram, Avery
Morris, Hattie Bracy, Herbert
Hawes, James Hunter, David Min
or, James Allison, William D. Pink
ey, Robert Alsup, Robert Martin,
Fred D. Evans, Dennis Larry, G.
L. Taylor, Leroy Conroy, Bennett
E. Duncan, Paducah. Ivy., Robert
Strong, Memphis, Tenn., Ophelia
Williams, Bolzine Gaither, George
Warters, William Johnson, William
Leonard, Albert Cook, Mrs. S. P.
Jones, Lillie Mae Martin and Anna
Bell Leonard.
Peacock Beauty Salonof
Thelma Collins, Artistic
The whitewaslier and kalsomin
er have long since been replaced
by the painter and decorator—the
old barber and barber shop are
fast becoming obsolete, in their
stead we have the “tonsorial artist”
and “tonsorial parlor,” the “beauty
shoppes” with their hair-dressers
and beauticians are rapidly being
superseded by “beauty salons”
where “beauty culturists” and cos
meticians” hold sway.
The finest example, on the South
Side of this fast growing tendency
is the ultra modern Peacock
Beauty Salon (see ad—page 11).
The “Salon” proper is a thing
of artistic beauty and exquiiste
taste, but one must visit the ‘‘Sil
houette Shop’’ downstairs to behold
how completely its genial manager,
Miss Thelma Collins, has equipped
it, to perform her alchemy of beauty
magic, for matrons and maidens of
this district.
The Scholarship Committee of
the Gaudeamus Woman’s Club has
extended invitations to the Good
Will Scholarship Presentation to
Robert O. Davis, Sunday at 4:30
P. M. at the Good Shepherd Con
gregational Church, 5700 Prairie
avenue. Rev. Richard Kellar will
be the guest speaker. Mrs. Elnora
Franklin, chairman, Mrs. Cora M.
Patton, president. Rev. Harold M.
Kingsley will be master of cere
jjring your old and lapsed Insurance Policies
on livmg or dead members of your family to
Archibald B. Marx
I nsu a a n ce Counsellor
4731 So. Parkway Atl. 4504
Leaves on Tour
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Miss Etta Moten of radio, stage and screen, left here
Thursday on the first lap of her early spring tour. She will
fill engagements in the East, South, and the middle of March
will find her in Oklahoma. She is being presented by the
Chicago Artists Bureau. In private life, the noted singer is
the wife of Claude A. Barnett, chairman of the Board of
Trustees of Provident hospital, and is very popular in the
smart social set.
The Chicago and Northern Dis
trict Quarterly Meeting will be held
Monday, March 1, at Pilgrim Bap
tist Church, 33rd street and Indi
ana avenue. The session opens at
9:30 A. M. Mrs. Helen Brascher,
Mrs. Willie Shaw
Becomes Bride of
William Jackson
The wedding of Mrs. Willie Shaw
and Mr. William Jackson was sol
emnized at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Callen, 3559 Vincennes ave.,
Saturday, Feb. 20, before an as
semblage of friends and relatives.
The bride wore a charming wed
ding gown of pastel blue, a becom
ingly draped filmy veil and carried
a bouquet of white carnations.
She was followed by two petite
young misses, Helen Husband and
Ann Lou Allen, who were dressed
in pale yellow frocks and carried
bouquets of the same kind as the
bride. Mrs. Janie Smith, matron of
honor, was garbed in a beautifully
designed creation of pea green, and
matching accessories, carried a
bouquet of lilies.
Mr. W. L. Arrington wa3 best
man. Rev. Arthur C. Jones of Mt,
Calvary Church of God, in Buffalo,
New York, officiated at the servio*
t es. This wedding proved to be on®
of the* most unique, because both
I principals had children and grand
children present.
Among the guests were: Mr3.
Eddie Mae Gates, daughter, and
Helen and Joseph Husband, grand
children of the bride; Mrs. Mami®
Jackson Isbell, daughter of Mr.
Jackson, the groom, and William
Jackson, son, Mrs. William Jack
son, daughter-in-law of the groom;]
Marie Garth, Ruth Martin, Mrs.
Lucille Gales, Mrs. Annie Webb,
Mrs. Hattie Jackson, Mrs. M. Fel
ton, Mrs. M. Reynolds, Mrs. Orongs,
Mrs. M. Heart, Mrs. M. Tucker,
Misses Inez Stokes, Clara Allen
and Mabel Brown; Messrs. T.
Smith, V. Hu gee, Ed McDuffie, Ed
die Hill, Ira Isell; Mr. and Mrs.
Gray, Viontree, Mr. H. Gray.
The quartette, composed of W,
L. Arrington, 1st ten., L. Arrington,
2nd ten., T. Smith, baritone, and
C. Randolph, bass, rendered sever
al selections before and after th«
ceremony. A delightful luncheon
was served.
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