Saturday, April 19, 1919
Rev. W. R. Burgess Home—
Last week Rev. W. R. Burgess held
evangelist meetings in Prescott at
the Ml. Olive Baptist church. Serv
ices proved successful and he will
return to that city to conduct Easter
services and baptize a. few candidates.
He reports the people of Prescott as
enterprising and progressive.
Mrs. Nannie Foster of San Antonio,
Tex., is a recent arrival in the city.
She is staying at the residence of
Mrs. B. Smith, 201 East Van Buren
street. Mr. Henry Coleman of Globe
another recent arrival is staying at
the residence of Mrs. Smith. Both
Mrs. Foster and Mr. Coleman are old
acquaintances of Mrs. Smalt. She has
knov.n them since childhood.
K. of P. Easter Entertainment—
Peerless Lodge No. 1, K. of P„ will
give their annual Easter entertain
ment April 23rd, at Patrick’s new Ar
Turkey Dinner April 19th—
The Arizona club will give a big
turkey dinner April 19th at the Sec- ‘
ond Baptist church, corner Fifth st.
and Jefferson. Service begins at 11
a. m., and lasts until 9 p. m. Forty
cents pays for the big feed. Come and
get yours. Proceeds go for the bene
fit of the church.
Governor Campbell Will Speak
Monday evening, April 21, there will ;
be an entertainment at the A. M. E. j
church, corner Second street and Jes-!
ferson. This entertainment will be i
in honor of the returned Colored sol-1
diers and a number of prominent citi- j
zens of both races will deliver ad- j
dresses on this occasion. One of the •
speakers will be Governor Thomas E.
Campbell, who has graciously consent
ed to be present on this occasion. Ser
geant Ford M. White and Mr. John
Clemons, recently returned from over
seas, will each deliver a short talk.
Other speakers also will address the
audience and a great time is being
looked forward to. Refreshments will
he served and everybody in the Salt
River valley is invited to be present
and show our boys that you appreci
ate what they did. Come early.
Olympia Tent Meet
. Tuesday afternoon, 3 o’clock, the
children of Olympia Tent are request
ed to meet at the A. M. E. church.
Mrs. Emma L. Lott, Q. M.; Mrs. Le-
Roy Essex, Vice Q. M.; Mrs. J. A.
Easter Services at A. M. E. Church
Appropriate Easter exercises will
be given Sunday at the A. M. E.
church, corner Second and Jefferson
streets. At 3 p. m. the Easter pro
gram by the Sunday school will be
rendered. Mesdames Allen Smith and
Rachael Smith will have charge of
the program. At Bp. m. the A. M. E.
choir will render a splendid concert.
Off to Ajo
. Mr. R. D. Simpson, secretary of the
Phoenix Protective League, left on
Thursday for Ajo, Arizona, to accept
a lucrative position which has been
tendered him. We regret the loss of
such a valuable man, but find conso
lation in the thought that our loss is
Brand New Quick
Mr and Mrs. J. T. Lucas of South
Ninth avenue are the proud owners of
a bright new Buick touring car pur
chased last week. Mrs. Lucas is learn
ing to drive the car so that she may
take her friends for an occasional au
to trip about the city.
Grand Rally Sunday
Easter Sunday will be fittingly ob
served by the members of the C. M-
E. church. This will be grand rally
day and all the club captains who
have been working so faithfully the
past month, will make their reports
Sunday night. The entire day will
be taken up with some kind of exer
cises at this church. Sunday school
at 10 a. m., preaching at 11 a. m,
preaching at 3 p. m. by Rev. O. B.
Simmons of Las Cruces, N- M-, lecture
at 4 p. m. by Sergeant Ford M. White
and the, grand sacred concert and
rally at Bp. m. Something doing
every minute. If you want to enjoy
Easter Sunday, visit the C. M. E
Great Lecture Sunday Afternoon
Hear Sergeant Ford M. White, Co.
B, 349th M. G. Bn., Easter Sunday, 4
p. m-, at the C. M. E. church, corner
Seventh street and Jefferson.
Easter Program C. M. E. Church
‘Every one is cordially invited to
come to the C. M. E. church Easter
Sunday night and hear the sacred mu
sicale. April 20, 1919. Mrs. Matthew
A. White, musical director. The fol
lowing program will be rendered:
Anfhem, Christ Our Passover.McPhail
Invocation Rev. G. W. Mickens
Anthem, Crown Him Lord of All.—
Opening Address Prof. P. Landry
Solo (selected) Mrs. C. Carmichael
Paper Mrs. Brown
Solo, Les Ramaux Faure
Mr. W. J. Jones
Recital (selected) Mrs. Hamilton
Solo, Beloved, It Is Morn ...W. Wright
Paper (selected) Mrs. Mattie Trice
Solo, Ashamed of Christ. Mrs. A. Boyd
Selection Mrs. Oralee Mims
Quartette....Mesdames Lucas, Hamil
ton, Garrett and Mims.
Closing Address. Rev. J. A. Wimherley
Anthem, Christ the Lord Is Risen
Today (Lindsey) Choir
P. T. A. and C. of M. Meet
The monthly meeting of the Con
gress of Mothers and Parent-Teach
ers' associations, held at Ealsz school,
April 7, was attended by Mesdames
Jessie Jcmos, Steve Howard, E. M.
Hollowed and Bell. The ladies re
port a splendid meeting.
Chance for a Good Laugh
Now you can laugh till you can’t
laugh any more by being present at
the "Stag Marriage,” which will be
staged Thursday night, April 24, at
the Second Baptist church.
The Dunbar Club
Ladies of the Dunbar club met at
the residence of Mrs. A. Stewart, 238
West Jackson street, with Mrs. P. M.
McCullough as hostess. After the
transaction of such business as came
before the club, the hostess served a
delightful luncheon Next meeting
will be with Mrs. Mims.
The Goldinol club met with Mrs. ,
A. M. Carter, 714 West Grant street.
Mrs. I. F. Silvers and Mrs. H. W. Gar
ret were visitors. Next meeting will
be with Mrs. Georgia A. Owens, 519
East Jefferson street.
Feast in the Wilderness
Monday night, April 21, the Arizona
club organization of the Second Bap
tist church will stage a Feast in the
Wildnertfess. The affair will be held
at the Second Baptist church, corner
Fifth street and Jefferson. Never be
fore in the history of Phoenix has
anything been given by the Colored
people that in any way' approached
this entertainment. The committee in
charge guarantees your money’s
worth or your money back. Every
body invited. Come early and avoid
the rush. *
S. I. A. Club
Self-Improvement Art club met on
Monday with Mrs. Paul Green on East
Jefferson street and enoyed an ex
cellent meeting. Mesdames Ross and
E. L. Wells were visitors. Next meet
ing will be with Mrs. J. O. Green, 22
North Third street.
Progressive Art Club
Ladies of the Progressive Art Club
met with Mrs. Brady on South Third
street and spent a pleasant business
and social hour. Next meeting will
be with Mrs. Clarence Hamilton on
East Jefferson street.
Ladies of the Charity club met with
Mrs. Charles F. Carter, 715 West
Grant street. Three visitors were
present, Mrs. Reid of Kansas City, Mo.
Mrs. Coleman of Wichita, Kan., and
Mrs. Walter McKinney. A very inter
esting meeting was held. Next Mon
day, from 5 to 8 p. m., the ladies will
serve a progressive tea at the resi
dence of Mrs. A. Shepperson, 547 East
Jefferson. All members are urged to
attend this meeting.
Here From Los Angeles
• Mrs. William Niles of Los Angeles,
Cal., is a visitor in the city. She
came for the purpose of attending the
annual sermon of the O. E. S., which
was held last Sunday afternoon at the
A. M. E. church She *is the house
guest of Mrs. D. W. Young, 1232 East
| Madison street.
Phoenix Tribune in France
"Just a few words of congratulation
; in behalf of your paper, the Phoenix
Tribune. I received a copy of the
Tribune dated February 15, and it
brought quite a bit of consolation to
me and my friends of the camp, be
cause we enjoy reading about our
friends and our homes in the dear old
U. S. .. even though we are many
miles away. We wish the Tribun?
much success and shall be pleased to
receive a copy regularly. Put me
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i and send your bill to Mrs. Clark at
! Hayden and she will pay it I suggest
this method because it is very diffi
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' from over here and I don’t think we
: will be here longer than three
CPL. FRANK CLARK.
! Co. D, 325th L. B. N„ Q. M. C, G, I,
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! Over 500 People Attend /
Opening of Irvine Park
Fully 500-' Colored citizens were
present Tuesday evening when Irvine
Park threw open its gales to the
pleasure-loving populace of this city.
Mr. Roy Lucas, owner and manager
of the park, saw to it that every one
enjoyed himself to the uttermost.
Everything went off smoothly and
THE PHOENIX TRIBUNE—ALWAYS IMPROVING
with clock-like precision. That Mr.
Lucas is not a novice when it comes
to entertaining the public was clearly
demonstrated Tuesday night. Every
body complimented him for the busi
ness-like manner in which he is con
ducting the place. If the opening
night is an indication of what future
affairs at this park will be, Irvine
Park is destined to become the most
popular resort in Phoenix. The re
porter saw Mr. Lucas about 5 p. m.
Wednesday, and he had not finished
counting his receipts for the previous
night. Every Tuesday and Friday |
night there will be something of Im
portance going on at Irvine Park.
You’ll miss it if you miss it.
En Route to Ray—
Mrs. L. C. Reese of Brawley, Cal.,
was a visitor in the city Monday. She
was en route to Ray, Ariz., to visit
her husband and relatives. While
here she was the guest of Mrs. Chas.
Fish, 909 East Jefferson street. Mrs.
Reese said that the Phoenix Tribune
is very popular in California and all
seem to enjoy reading it.
Here from Kansas City—
Mrs. W. Hill of Kansas City is a
recent arrival in Phoenix. She came
to visit her husband, who has been
here the past month. They are stay
ing at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
T. C. Childress, 407 East Jefferson. If
every thing goes well, they may re
side here permanently.
Fried Chicken Sandwiches—
Messrs. Snell and Rogers have se
cured a lunch stand concession at
Irvine park and will supply the hun
gry guests with all kinds of good, hot
lunches, chicken, fish and caviar sand
wiches. They are expert culinary ar
tists and know how to fix things so
that they will taste “just right.”
When you visit Irvine park, don’t
forget to try a fried fish or chicken
Johnnie Clemons Home—
Friends of the inimitiable John Cle
mons will be pleased to learn of his
safe return from over seas. He ar
rived in Phoenix last week and has
accepted his old position with the
Black Diamond barber shop on South
Second street, where he will be
pleased to meet all his friends.
T. W. Green Here—
Mr. T. W. Green, the famous culin
ary artist, arrived in the city last Fri
day from Glendale. He intends to
take a little rest and is staying at
148 South 3rd street. Mr. Green is
one of the most noted cooks in the
state and his former employers are
constantly seeking his services.
S. M. T. Temple Set Up—
On April 1, Brown Tempe No. 16
S. M. T„ was formally set up by Mrs.
E. M. Brown, deputy organizer, as
sisted by Mrs. Berry of Campbell
Pride Temple of La Junta, Colo., and
Mrs. Adalaide Jones of Columbine
Temple No. 11 of Denver, Colo. The
following officers were elected to
serve the ensuing yar: Mrs. E. M.
Brown, W. P., Mrs. Laura Young, V
P.; Mrs. Mollie Vaughn, Treasurer;
Mrs. Cora Wheeler, Secretary; Mrs.
Betty Van, chairman of the trustee
board; Mesdames Skaggs and Clem
ons, members of trustee board. Every
thing was Carried out smoothly and
the Temple begins its work under the
most favorable and auspicious condi
| DOUGLAS |
By James Weatherly
There have been lots of good news
circulating in our town during the
past month, but it seems that our
representative has been lax in his
duties. He must-get busy and let
the people know what he can do.
Rev. Allen, presiding elder of the
A. M. E. church was in Douglas on
Sunday, March 23rd, and held his
quarterly meeting. His congregation
was one of the largest ever assembled
in Douglas and his quarterly meeting
and conference proved quite success
ful. Rev. Dr. Allen delivered a splen
did address on Sunday evening. Every
body enjoyed the discourse and went
The Colored citizens of Douglas
gave a delightful entertainment for
the returned soldiers. The welcome
address was delivered by Chaplain
Berry of the Tenth Cavalry and Lieu
tenant Penn, who has recently re
turned from over seas, responded in
a happy vein. He told us of many
things that happened over there. Ser
geants Bird and Wright, also from
over seas, made interesting and in
telligent talks. A delectable lunch
was served and enjoyed by all. The
•remainder of the evening was spent in
dancing, music for the occasion being
furnished by the Colored-Jazz band.
Hon. J. C. Scott, grand patron of
the O. E. S., for Texas and Jurisdic
tion was a visitor in Douglas the past
week. On March 29th a banquet was
given in honor of this distinguished
visitor and all the appetizing viands
of the season were served. Pictures
of all heroines of ancient times were
shown, aiso a number of patriotic pic
tures. This was one of the most not
able affairs ever staged in Douglas
and will not be forgotten soon.
Mrs. Wiley Baldin, who has been
on an extended visit to Kansas City,
returned to Douglas last week. She
went to visit her sister who resides
The Boston Store
—Direct from the foremost fashion creators of this country, come sty les of new frocks to the Boston Store in an almost endless variety. In
spite of the unusual difficulty in purchasing due to the labor situation, our buyers have sent here as fine an array of apparel as has ever
been shown west of Chicago. Seeing is believing.
—We are proud of this stock—proud also of the low price we are enabled to quote. Dresses of plain or printed georgette, beaded or
embroidered georgette, taffeta, crepe meteor, paulette, tricolette and combinations, foulard and extra fine Jersey silk —in a broad range of
attractive colors. Dresses in new tunic effects —plain and fancy sleeves —new vestee effects—belted and (PI Q *7 J* j
Russian blouse styles—priced at Y A 3/ . J J lO Y A
Frilly and soft and exquisite enough to arouse the admiration
of even the woman who buys her waists in Paris—paying
possibly double the prices asked for these and obtaining not
a whit more in beauty or value. And no wonder; as these
are copies of French models, in the reproduction of which
none of the loveliness of the originals was sacrificed. Many
of distinctly American design are likewise shown. You will
not he able to tell them apart. Certainly for Easter there
have never been so many bautiful waists; nor have they ever
been so attractively priced.
—Blouses of georgette, satin and crepe de chine in the new
Cossack styles and peplum effects —light and dark shades.
Collarless and round neck models predominate with lacy and
frilly trimmings as well as headings and embroidery—blouses
of organdy in a wonderful selection of elaborate models—a
marvelous display of silk and tub blouses, ranging in
C ....... . $3.90 to $19.75
—You will certainly want one as soon as you see them. They
are the prettiest we have ever had. And the pirce marks
we have placed on them should prove another incentive for
—Styles vary—solid colors, with woven satin borders, evi
dently predominate. Colors are navy, black, red, green, brown
etc., ivory handles and ivory tips are fashion’s prime favor
ites, prices range from J. SI.OO to $16.50
We also show a large variety of children’s parasols, ranging
in price from 59c to 98c
You will find it a very easy task to locate it here. For never have we had so many beauties in so many stunning shapes, styles and trim
mings to offer you for selection in any Easter showing. Original Parisian models and copious copies of them surging with elegance and
refinment vie with each other for preference and profusely diversify the range of choice. I I
Their dressy smartness will appeal to your vanity; their artistic grace to your good taste; their high quality and moderate prices to
your sense of economy. atur . IT /"V
Priced at from $5 tO $29.50
in Kansas City. Mrs. Baldin is much
improved in health since her visit
and looks so well that we hardly rec
Mrs. Bertha Williams, formerly of
Douglas and wife of assistant band
master of the 9th Cavalry, stationed
at Camp Stotsenburg Pampango, P. 1.,
has passed away. Mrs. Williams was
well and favorably known in this city
and her many friends are grieved to
learn of her death. She leaves a
mother, daughter and grand children
in Douglas, who will mourn her pass
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Well NUMBER TWO will be under way immediately upon the
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The Safest Place to do Your IDaster Shopping
Lovely Selections of New Dresses for Easter
Hats Stylish Ladies Wear Easter Sunday
First Sergeant Solomen J. Bird of
the 346th Field Artillery, is at home
on a furlough. Sergeant Bird will
return to Camp Upton in a few days.
First Lieutenant Penn of the 92nd
Division is at home with his family.
He will return to his camp in a few
days with the hope of being discharged
from the service shortly.
First Sergeant Wilson and Sergeant
Wright are happy arrivals in Douglas
from over seas. They have many
things to tell the people of Douglas
about their trip over there, wonder
ful stories, too. We are indeed glad
The Smartest Skirts
In all Phoenix are here—adoiable styles for Easter. You
ought to see what an assemblage of them we have to offer
you to pick from. Candidly, to duplicate them you would
have to travel to some of the most exclusive apparel shops in
New York City. The equal of them is not to be encountered
in this vicinity or for many miles around it. Each one in
troduces some little style thing not introduced by another.
So the chances of making excellent selections from their
assortments are great. Among the lates models are the new
cuff effects as well as the plaited, gathered and shirred effects.
Materials are kumsi-kuma, fantasi, baronette, crepe de chine,
moonglo, georgette, ruff-a-nuff, silk foulard and wash sati6 in
white and every conceivable color- a -f /%
splendid values at #1 tO tPOU
New Silk Sweaters
—Of course you must have one of the new silk sweaters.
That is settled. So it merely remains to decide which par
ticular one you deem just suited to your requirements. Our
varieties offer you a broad field of choice. We have pretty
novelties in sleeveless, slipover and coat effects, made of
genuine fibre silk in the newest shades and color combina
to weloome our Douglas boys hack
Rev. Edward Jones, pastor of the
Second Baptist church, has moved
from the parsonage to his new resi
dence in Pirterville.
The people of Douglas want the
Tribune every week and since our
reporter has been a little lax in his
duties, they have decided to subscribe
for the paper by the year.
Philadelphia.—Dr. John P. Turner
for the past 18 months has been quiet
ly perfecting a treatment that gives
100 per cent success in. tile relief of
dropsical swellings of the feet, ankles,
legs and thighs, and many doctors
throughout the United States are now
using the remedy.
New Bedford, Mass. —At a National
Association of Colored People meeting
here, Capt. J. O. Pryor, formerly of
6th Massachusetts, and late of the
372nd regiment statecl that Negro sol
diers were discriminated against in
favor of white soldiers in many in
stances in France, by American army
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