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Happenings At .Pliyll IS
"^Vlieailey "W Oman’s ClulL>
The Fifth Annual Patriotic ^
Luncheon given in commemoration |
©f George Washington’s Birthday
was the outstanding event in the
history of the Phyllis Wheatley As
sociation. More than one hundred
members and guests assembled in
the spacious rooms of the Home
promptly at noon, Monday, Febru
ary 22nd, and thrilled to the dynam
ic, forceful and intensely interest
ing address of Dr. Preston Bradley,
pastor of the People’s Church of
Chicago, and Guest Speaker of the
Mrs. Robert R. Jackson, Presi
dent and Mistress of Ceremonies,
also graciously presented Miss
Pauline James Lee, vocalist, Mrs.
Gladdie Berry Pope, splendid young
dramatist and public speaker in a
eu'ogy to Phyllis Wheatley and
Elizabeth Lindsay Davis; Mrs. H.
Goins, pianiste, and Mrs. Naola
Mae Smith, Director of Phyllis
Wheatley Community Center.
To Mrs. Anna M. Grayson goes
credit for the wonderful affair. As
Cliaii man of the House Committee,
she worked untiringly to make a
success of this unusual eventful
day. The guests enjoyed a lovely
repast, a turkey dinner tastefully
prepared and served.
The Phyllis Wheatley Woman’s
Club observed Negro in History
Week in its very interesting pro
gre '---any, Feb. ITtli. A re
view of “Black Thunder’’ was pre
sented by Mrs. O. Daniel of Phil
adelphia. Mrs. Willa Webb distribut
ed invitations for the Forty-First
Birthday anniversary of the club
to be held Wed., March 17th, at
8 P. M. Members were urged to at
tend the classes conducted by the
Community Center. A splendid op
portunity offered to girls and wto
men to learn or improve themselves
in dressmaking, drafting and re
modeling free of cost. Mrs. B.
Thompson is the efficient instruct
Phyllis Wheatley Home, in reor
ganizing its program to fill a wider
social sphere is presenting free
classes forr adults in the following:
Plain and advanced sewing,
drafting of dress patterns, cut
ting, fitting, designing, remodel
ing and draping. Discussions of
repairing home furnishings ec
onomically, planning the family
budget, and consumer’s educa
Discussion on how to guide and
correct the behavior of the child.
To help the parent find and use
as needed by each member of
the family, the resources of the
Community for health recreation,
education and the like.
Mrs. A. B. Thompson is the in
======= AT "
Public Food Marts, Inc.
301E.31stSt.; 400E. 47th; 51 E.Garfield
Coupon Days, Friday and Saturday
Look Over these Special
Bargains BeforeY ou Buy
Jello, all flavors, each.4’^c
Keflogg’s large Corn Flakes, each.10c |
Pure cane sugar, (2 lbs. limit) per lb.4^c I
Large Lemons, each .lc
Fat hens, (2 limit), each.55c
Swift’s Premium Oleomargarine, pckg.14c
Armour’s Star Sliced Bacon, two %lbs.33c |
Imitation preserves, all flavors, large jar .... 35c |
Salmons, sardine’s & mackerels. No. 1 tall can I
each .10c
Best Corn Meal, 5 lbs. for.15c
Bring this coupon to the Public Food Marts, Inc.,
you can buy any one of these items of your choice
at these prices. You do not have to buy all of
them to get these low7 prices. I
These prices are good all day
Friday and Saturday
301 E. 31st St., 400 E. 47th St., 51 E. Garfield
Bury Mrs. Margaret
O. Gainor, Prominent
!n Club Activities
Political, re'igous, fraternal, and
club leaders gathered at Coppin
A. M. E. Chapel Monday to pay
their last respects to Mrs. Margar
et O. Gainor, prominent in church
and civic work for many years.
She passed away February ISth at
the County Hospital, a victim of
She was a member of Bethel A.
M. E. Church, Cook County Wo
man's Republican Club, Chrysan
themum Art and Charity Club and
the Mary B. Talbert Club. She serv-1
ed for many years as parliamentar
ia of the Chicago and Northern Dis
trict Association and the Illinois
State Association. Interment a t
Lincoln Cemetary.
Chicago Negro
The Chicago Negro Pharmacists
have marked a new epoch in their
activities by organizing the Chica
go Ethical Pharmacists’ Associa
tion. Officers elected were Raymond
L. Thompson, president; R. Q.
I Campfield, vice president; William
R. Thompson, secretary; Cliauncey
D. Jones, treasurer; Robert E.
Giles, pub'icity chairman.
The executive board is compos
ed of A. E. Johnson, Leonard R.
Jewell, Richard B. Alphran, St. J.
Drayton, and Judge I. Jones. The
membership committee is made up
of William Coffee, George M. Por
ter, "William E. Matthews, Jerry H.
Rhodes, and H. S. Crosthwaite.
The purpose of tiie organization
is to create a closer relation be
tween fellow ethical pharmacists,
raise and maintain more ethical
practice in filing prescriptions,
protect the commercial interest of
our group, help guard the health
! and welfare of our community and
to help devise ways and means for
maintaining a high standard o f
professional work.
They shall wrork to promote by
every means within their power all
measures and legislation to prevent
the adulteration of food stuffs and
substances used in the preparation
of medicines.
^Mother** Haley Visits
The State Hospital
Mrs. C. Ilaley Roberts, 5328 South
State street, made a trip to Martini,
111., on Wednesday of this week to
visit the State hospital. She
mingled with 600 patients and dis
tributed fruit, candies, nuts, sand
wiches and Christian literature. She
conducted services in four wards
and the head physician and nurses
thanked her for coming. All the
patients were grateful for the ser
vices rendered and urged that she
return again soon. ‘‘Mother” Haley
visits all the hospitals of the city
and county, visits the sick in homes
and conducts services at funerals
where the deceased are net mem
bers of churches.
Mrs. Mary Humphrey, 6742 Cham
plain avenue, mother of Mrs. Fred
erick D. Harper, well-known Tus
kegeean, underwent an operation
at the Provident Hospital on Feb
ruary 18th. She is reported as im
proving rapidly and hopes to be
home again in the imint*Ui<Ue fu
i ■—r W^———
Quinn Chapel Church
Federation Meet
The Quinn Chapel Church Fe<!U
eration held a meeting Friday at
the church. The clubs cooperating
were the Missionary Society, Pas
tor's Aid, Vasti Circle, Stewardess
Board, No. 1, Steward Board, No.
2, Junior Stewardess Board, Wo
men’s Ushers, Men’s Usher Board,
Junior and Senior Choirs, Sunday
School Orchestra, Silent Workers,
Deaconess’ Board, Willing Work
ers and Strangers. An all member
ship social will be held free precede
ing the <iuarterly meeting. I
It is possible to get some
thing worth while for
• #2.50. Just go over to
the Parkway Tailors at
405 E. 61st St., and aee
what you can get for ^
your money.
All uncalled for and slightly used. Former retail prices as high as
If you’re a doubter—come and get the surprise of your life.
Station WSBC, 11 to 11:30 P. M., Every Wednesday Night

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