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SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1925
Personal, Loral and Society News ----- OF THE STATE r.APITAI By R. L. Society Editor Business League Collation The Phoenix Branch of the Na tional Negro Business League held their first social and smoker Tues day night in Hackett’s hall, 216 Bast Washington street. Sixteen business and professional men were present to enjoy the collation and exchange ideas. Mr. A. Jackson Temple, real estate dealer, presided as toastmas ter and introduced each member, who was asked to make a three-min ute talk. Some good thoughts were advanced by the speakers, in so much that many exceeded the time limit. The talk by the president of League, Mr. Walter A. Brown, was easily the keynote speech of the evening and he was roundly applauded. Co operation, race solidarity, race pride and race loyalty were the chief thoughts advanced. The prime object of the League is to bring about a closer relationship among the business and professional men of our group, and cement them in to one common mass of friends and brothers. Next meeting of the League will be held Tuesday night, April 28, in Hackett's hall, 216 East Washington, and all men of our race who are interested in the advance ment of Negro business, cordially invited. W. A. Brown, president; W. J. Jones, secretary. ■fr + + New Superintendent Prof. Benton James, principal of the grammar school in Mesa, Ariz., has been appointed superintendent of Tanner Chapel A. M. E. Sunday school, to fill out the unexpired term of Mr. Ed. Lewis, resigned. Prof. James is well known and popular among the children of Phoenix, and TREES TREES Fruit Trees, Shade Trees, Grape Vines, Rose Bushes, Berry Plants, Shrubs and all kinds of Evergreen Trees. 1 I We have the largest assortment of nursery stock | in Arizona | j Blasingame Nurseries | | • “The Old Reliable” | First Ave. and Van Buren St Phoenix, Arizona * Phone 6494 MADE RIGHT, SOLD RIGHT IN ARIZONA Apache Gasoline CopperStateOils 4 Refined and Distributed by Apache Oil & Refining Co. AN ARIZONA COMPANY we believe his appointment as head of the Sunday school will bring new life and greater activity to this de partment. ❖ ❖ *J* Here from Oklahoma Miss Thelma Bauknite, sister of Mrs. Ed Lewis, 10 North 11th SL, is a recent arrival from Oklahoma. Miss Bauknite has matriculated as a sophomore in the local High school and is attending her classes regu larly. * * * Meets Relative Mrs. Roy Lucas, wife of the pro prietor of The Colored People’s Case, 31 So. 2nd street, had the pleasure this week of meeting her brother, Mr. Richard Dunbar of Kan sas, whom she had not seen for twenty-five years. He had been in Phoenix since October with his wife and children, but did not know his sister lived here. They chanced to meet Tuesday when he came into the case and it was a joyful meet ing indeed. Mr. Dunbar lives on the Buckeye road. Wedding Bells Ring Saturday evening, April 11, Mr. Saul Henderson and Mrs. Ida B. Hawkins were united in the happy bonds of marriage at the bride’s home, 910 West Buchanan street, by Rev. M. Thompson, pastor of the C. M. E. church. Many friends of the contracting parties were invited and came to witness the beautiful ceremony. Among the guests were several white friends of the bride, including Mrs. I. Diamond and chil dren, Mrs. N. Diamond, Mrs. B. Dia mond, Mrs. Fletcher, Mrs. Mintz and Mrs. I. Diamond’s mother from Los Angeles. They bestowed many beau tiful gifts upon the newly weds, which included many pieces of cut glass and over $75.00 in cash. Mr. and Mrs. Henderson are well known in Phoenix and have many friends who wish them success in their mar ‘ ried life. After April 30 they will ! be at home to their friends at 910 West Buchanan SL * * * Revival in Progress A great revival is in progress at the local C. M. E. church, 7th street and East Jefferson. The Rev. R. O. Langford, connectional evangelist of j the C. M. E. church, is in charge and is ably assisted by the pastor. Rev. M. Thompson, Rev. A. C. Cald , well and several other ministers of I the city. The results thus far have been gratifying, as many conver sions are reported and interest in the meetings is growing. Dr. Lang ford is a great preacher, and his sermons are beneficial to all. i , Here For Summer Mrs. Gussie Manning and son Don . aid of Los Angeles are spending the • summer with Mrs. Manning’s par i ents, Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell, 1216 . East Madison street It is said that i Mrs. Manning’s health was not so t good in California and her physician > advised her to spend the summer in . Phoenix. ) <• ’s* + Steadily Improving Mrs. Calvin Bobo, who has been confined the past week with influ . enza, is reported as much improved . and hopes soon to be back at her ' post in the National Bank of Ari i zona building. r ❖ ❖ s Prescott Visitor Mr. L. Mayse, of Prescott, spent I several days in Phoenix last week i on business, s+ + * , Easter Programmes The Easter programmes put on by ■ the Sunday school children of the [ several colored churches, were wit- THE PHOENIX TRIBUNE—ALWAYS IMPROVING Colored Youth Held Up and Robbed by White Girl Bandit (Special to The Tribune) DAYTON, Ohio.—A white girl, whose name the police did not divulge, maquerading as a man, held up and robbed Hubert Elliott on a street corner near his home late Wednesday night. The masquerader was armed with an automatic pistol, the police said, and according to the story told by Elliott, she searched him with the ease of a professional highwayman. The girl’s make-up was so com plete that her sex might not have been discovered if her voice had not betrayed her. Police say she took $25 and a gold watch from Elliott. VIOLIN RECITAL Friday evening, April 24, at 8:15 at the A. M. E. Church, 2nd St. and Jefferson Rachael Elizabeth Smith Assisted by Eleanor Lucille Smith Accompaniste and the following song and musical numbers: Programme Piano Solo Selected Correne McCutcheon Violin, ‘Dance of the Elves” —Edward F. Kearns Violin, "Stephanie Gavotte” - Henri Ernst Rachael E. Smith Vocal Solo, “That Wonderful Mother of Mine”....Words by Clyde Hag ler; Music by Walter Goodman Wander Williams Piano Selection, “Visper Chimes” - by Harry J. Lincoln Mildred Gault Violin, “Kuiawiak” H. Wieniawski Rachael E. Smith Piano Duet, ‘‘Home, Sweet Home” -by John Wiegand Kathryn Crump, Eleanor L. Smith Violin, “The Blue Bells of Scot land" — f — Henry Farmer Rachael E. Smith Piano Selection, “Apple Blossoms” _...by Hans Engelwall Senoma Rogers Violin, “Menuet in G”_ by L. Van Beethoven Rachael E. Smith Vocal Solo Selected Winstona Hackett Violin, “Ice King” Edw. F. Kearns Rachael E. Smith Seventy million towels were stol en from Pullman cars last year, and ail by passengers. What an under nanded overhead! nessed by large crowds. These lit tle tots performed well their parts, which showed thorough training on the part of the older members who had charge of them. The pro grammes all were good and well worth the time spent in listening to them. Ira Home Again The “invincible” Ira O’Neal has returned from California, where he was called on account of the ill ness of his father, James O’Neal. His father died Sunday morning and ira was with him when the end came. Ira will rest two weeks or more before engaging in any ring cattles. Ball Game Sunday The Phoenix Giants and Tigers of Ray-Sonora will cross bats Sun day at Riverside Park. It will be a real game, as both teams are top notchers. Game called at 3 p. m. •$• * + Plan Extended Trip Several Phoenix society matrons plan to spend the summer in the ! east, principally in New York, Atlan tic City, Buffalo and other eastern resorts. 4 + t Reports Monday Night The quarterly conference of the A. M. E. church will be held Mon day night, by the presiding elder, Rev. H. A. Wells, and all members are urged to attend. Full reports are expected from al departments. •5* ❖ 4* Here From Prescott Mrs. Ed. Blair and children are down from Prescott and are the house guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Jones, 1646 East Jefferson St. Mrs. Blair is a daughter of Mrs. D. Ken dricks and a sister of Mrs. Jones. * * ❖ Preaching In Globe The Rev. S. R. Maguinez, recently assigned to the A. M. E. church in Globe, Arizona, has entered upon his j work and is meeting with success, j according to reports. His health is | good and he is delighted with the charge. Mrs. Maguinez is still in I Albuquerque, N. M., but expects to join him soon. ❖ * + Dawsons Recovered Mr. and Mrs. E. 8. P. Dawson of j 1002 East Fillmore street, who were ! quite ill for several weeks, have re- j covered and are now able to re sume their duties. Their many friends throughout Arizona and Cal- j ifornia will receive this news gladly. * 1 His Superstitions Cost Life Savings; Is Now SIOBO Wiser (Special to The Tribune) NEW YORK.—It cost James Clen dinen, superstitious West Indian of 1021 Ocean avenue, Brooklyn, his life savings to have his fortune told. He informed police that he visited a gypsy, later identified as Mary Ba trina, 35, mother of six, and that she, after going through some peculiar writs told him to deposit all of his money in his left hand pocket and she would free him of 157 evil spirits. He complied, and later discovered SIOBO. all that he had, missing. The gypsy denied all knowledge of its where about. DRIVE TO RAISE $50,000 NEWARK, N. J.—Adrive to raise $50,000 for a Girls’ Centre for way ward and fallen girls is soon to be launched by the New Jersey State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs. Mrs. Ida E. Brown, vice president of the federation is to be director of the drive. TO RECEIVE NEW TRIAL RICHMOND, Va.—John Mitchell, Jr., editor of the Richmond Planet, convicted of false and fraudulent en tries with intent to defraud the Me chanics Bank, won his appeal for a new trial in the supreme court. If silence is golden, President Ceol idge ought to be rated among the richest men in the United States. — Richmond Times-Dispatch. A new Paris fashion is a veiled rose. In this country it ought to make a particular hit on prohibition agents.—New York Tribune. The President fills vacancies so rapidly that the country’s deserving statesmen scarcely can get them selves worked up to the proper re ceptive mood.—lndianapolis Star. One of the new phonograph rec ord releases is a “Drinking Song” from “The Student Prince In Heidel berg.” Is this 100 per cent support of the Volstead Act? —Kansas City Star. One difference between Senator Smoot and the allied statesmen is that the Utah Senator is worried over the non-payment of their debts to us.—Baltimore Sun. HOT WEATHER A. Is Just Around the Corner j^SI MAKE YOUR HOUSEWORK LIGHT WITH THE AID OF ELECTRIC WASHERS AND OTHER MgM ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES 8 We’re Starting April Out With day from 9 A. M. to 6 P. M. ___ _ SsSTrS A Bang By Offering Arizona Light and Power Co. . , , „ , . . . . it is very instructive to A fine lot of rebuilt washing machines modern W a°ppHanci terested *" anc * other electrical appliances for the ’ home at wonderfully low prices. April Bargains In Re-built Washers Portable Electric Sewing Machines and Electrical Appliances 1 Federal Electric Washer $65, $5 cash, $5 a month 1 Eden Electric Washer $75, $6 cash, $6 a month 2 Thor Electric Washers SSO, $5 cash, $5 a month 1 Coffield Electric Washer SBO, $6 cash, $6 a month 1 ABC Electric Washer $75, $6 cash, $6 a month 7 New Home Sewing Machines S4O, $3 cash, $3 a month 1 Desk Electric Sewing Machine SBS, $5 cash, $5 a month 1 Portable Electric Sewing Machine $65, $5 cash, $5 a month / Galven Electric Fans, $12.50 each Electric Toasters, $3.95 each Curling Irons from 90c to $3.50 Every one of these washing machines has been carefully rebuilt in our repair depart ment and carries our guarantee that it is in perfect condition. WASHER WILSON STORE 16 244 West Washington Telephone 7209 Arizona’s Largest Washing Machine Store Wife Beater Given Fifteen Lashes on His Back with Whip (Special to The Tribune) WASHINGTON.—Robert Condee, a young Negro living in Norbeck, Mont gomery county, Md., recently in Rock ville received fifteen lashes of a . blacksnake whip from the sheriff on the order of the judge before whom Condee was convicted of whipping his wife. Dr. William T. Pratt, county Health officers, examined Condee and certi fied that he was none the worse for his punishment, except for the welts left by the whip. However, perhaps we should con sider what a temptation it would be for the average man if he could in crease his salary merely by voting for it. —Cleveland Times. One reason that the 'country can be saved so often Is that saving it does not make it safe. —Boston Her ald. “Pick a good woman,” advises a man who has had the same wife for sixty-five years. And, we might add, “stay good yourself.”—Des Moines Register. An ounce of sense will disguise a pound of ignorance. Kalamazoo Gazette. Restless world, consider the Polly parrot! All she wants is a cracker. dr. a. a. McDonald, m. d. i office 238 E ' Waßhinßton st jjj Reß * dence 1641E ' jeffers ° n st - Residence, 6211 Sunday. 9 to 12 A. M. ■ Two years’ service in Medical Corps, U. S. A. Is making a special study of Venereal, and Genealogical Diseases PAGE THREE Colored Girls Will Be Employed by Big Mail Order Firm CHICAGO—It has been announced by Maurice R. Moss, Executive Sec retary of the local Urban League, that the gigantic mall order concern of Montgomery Ward has been seri ously considering the hiring of col ored girls in the department of its new addition which will employ 1,500 persons. Although the matter haa not been definitely settled, applica tions may be made after April 15th. Barbecued Meats Orders amounting to 50 cents or more, delivered free to any part of city. 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