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By Mary Ellen Vaught Mis. Mamie Brown of St. Aug ustine, Fla., is visiting her hus band, Mr. Benny Brown of Ashe ville, who is connected with the Greer-Gilliam Funeral home. Mrs. L. M. Richardson of Tus kegee, Ala., agent of the North Carolina Mutual Insurance Com pany, was the guest of Mrs. E. H. Ford, R. N. and Miss H. Wal lace, R. N., during the first of June at the Veterans’ Administra tion Facility, Oteen. On June 2, the guest was entertained at a lovely brdige party in the living room of the beautiful nurses' home. All attending expressed themselves as havign spent a very pleasant evening. Mrs. Richardson left June 6 to resume her work. Mrs. M. J. Canty left for New York last week, where she will attend summer school at Columbia University. Mrs. Ruby Vaught left for Cleveland, Ohio, last week, to epend a vacation with her sisters. Mrs. Lelia B. Michael left for Chicago last week, where she will spend a vacation with her son. Mrs. Irene Hudson and her father, Mr. Jackson of Gaines ville, Fla., spent a few days here on their way to Knoxville, Tenn. Mr. A. C. Coleman of New York City is visiting here for a few days. Mrs. Coleman is a former Ashevillian. WEDS SOLDIER HL- ’ ® --SI I IB? / ; 7/ ' 111 IB ’ M s 0 Jhl K M. -J® ' -* jwliw Miss Bertha Lee Ray, local high schol teacher, was married to Pvt. Raymond Smith, former patient of Moore's General Hospital. They have gone to New York City, where they will make their home. S f. % X wl Sift - tS? 'Wjf- I 4k II ■ J Y ■ Jl^Wi • EBHF y••*4 I* 5 ' ?! Ww t ' I TO WED TINY BRADSHAW?— Winifred Christine is busy these days answering hundreds of calls resulting from a rumor in Chicago to the effect that she is engaged to and will soon wed the nationally kno.wn "Jersey Bouncing” Tiny Bradshaw. "Win nie” told newspapermen this week that there was a possibility of it happening but she would rather have it treated as a rumor just now. The two have been "romancing” for many months in bright spots and green parks around town. Bradshaw’s band is currently appearing at the Rhumboogie Case here and "Winnie” was a former dansuese at the Panther Room at which time she won and wed Herbie Jeffries of “Flamingo” fame. (Press Photo Service, Inc.) IN THE SOCIAL CIRCLE HHI/- • m'. i ’ ■ I whj 'A. Jk I 01 ' jreSRB ? Kj IF 'jiilii / FLIER IN D. C. WASHINGTON, D. C. (Press Photo Service, inc.) Lt. \\ ilia Brown of the Chicago Civilian Air Patrol, which is now a War De partment unit, is in Washington tor a short stay. Lt. Brown came here for an important conference with Lt. Col. Jack. Villas who is in the Executive Officer for Wash ington’s Civilian Aair Patrol. Lt. Brown is the Adjutant to Squad ron 613-6. She is the Supervisor for the Coffeey School of Aero nautics in Harlem Airport, Oak lawn, 111. She is also Coordinator of War tßaining of the Civil Aero nautic Administration, which su pervises the Enlisted Reservists of the Air Corps. She holds C. A. A., Ground School Instructo, Air craft and Aircraft Engine Mechan ic, and Third Class operator cer tificates. She has more than a thousand hours of flying. Lt. Brown took part in the recent “sham” bombing of Chicago, under the supervision of Mayor Edward J. Kelly, Coordiator of Civilian Defense in the Metoropolitan Area. Acquit lowa Man indicted On Race- Fight Murder Charge POLK COUNTY, lowa—Robert B. Vanderer was acquitted this week of a second degree murder charge in the killing of Harold McCasland here NAACP counsel revealed this week. Vanderer who was defended by N’AACP counsel was acquitted by an all white jury following a three hour delibera tion. He had been indicted in June, 1942. The killing grew out of the re fusal of the opaertors of a carni val to admit Negroe sto certain shows. The case was tried on the theory of the right of a Negro to attend a place of amusement with the same freedom enjoyed by any oth er person. The court also ac knowledged a Negro’s right to defend himself if allegedly as saulted. ' ot|M| g . ♦***.* 1 w ’ ■!<* 4 • • W .Wk- i •<>.?- v a • ■l JHH wSS3H' ■ . 'v,. hKKI y Jr BHHML ~r ' Jtt. JL QUEENS OF THE WEEK— CHICAGO (Press Photo Service, Inc.) —The servicemen and women of Uncle Sam’s Army showered the Press Photo Queen Editor with many photographs this week. From them, the above three lovely and charming ladies were chosen “Our Boys in Service Photo Queens of the Week.” They are, reading left to right, Alice Connors of Chicago, Illinois, Thelma Jean Johnson, Yazoo City, Miss., and Doris O’Neil, also of Chicago. The three selected each week will be awarded prizes in the following denominations, Ist prize, $5.00; 2nd prize, $3.00, and 3rd prize, $2.00. The awards will be paid in War Savings Stamps by the Press Photo Service, Inc. Come on, girls. Send in that best potograph. Fill in the Entry Form found elsewhere in this paper, paste it on the back of your photograph and mail it today to “Our Boys in Service Photo Queen Contest Editor”, 6!01 South Park Ave., Chicago, Illinois. BUSIN£ * Lo ' /t I W Udvice ON THE '**«» I *; < PROBLEMS OF LIFE council AND tNiPIAATION TO YOU WHO W»K H/LF I AND Hearbroken—l am going with a boy in the service and I love him more than anything else (ex cept one thing( (smile). I have tried to drop him but love won't allow me to. If he doesn’t want me why doesn’t he say so? He knows I’m serious. Please answer as I must know in time to get the happiness every girl must have. Ans: Now don’t you worry . . . you will get your share of the happiness every girl must have and including that one thing, (smile). But listen, you are too darned anxious to trap a husband and your service boy friend knows it. Remember this sister . . . you can lead a man to the altar by his nose . . . but they refuse to be pushed. G. P. I am a married man and really need help. Me and my wife don’t seem to get alpng so well at times. She says its me and I say its her. She claims ehe don't have any desire for me any more. She don’t ever show the love and otherwise to me like a wife should ? Ans: Why should she? You’ve nagged at her since the day you first married, with the result that you have just about ruined your chances for happiness. Wives like to get some fun out of life . . . and no woman could be happy cooped up with a husband whose chief stock in trade is a sour dis position. If you love your Wife as you say, why not prove it to her by providing a few pleasures for her. M. L. T.—l am a girl of 18 : years of age, a high school stu dent. I want to know whether or not I would be successful in stop- i ping school and taking up a trade in government service. Ans: Better wait ’till next year. Once you have your high eshool diploma you will be ready to tackle the government service. ( You can’t hope for much in the : way of a government job without aa high school education. , A. M. —A boy has been trying \ to go with me for over 4 years. I 1 let him go with me 4 months and he wants to marry me. He handles good money and wants ; H’’ * ’ “ I •> ' ’-A •• I ’ r , * DETROIT’S DELTAS GIVE BOOKS TO SERVICEMEN — Detroit's Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Victory Book Drive for Servicemen has met with the whole hearted approval and grati tude of the Negro Servicemen and the public at large. Viewing the magnificent display of over 200 books of all fields of current literature are these two flyers from Selfridge Field, Michigan, and Miss Victoria McCall, Grand Journalist of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. The fliers left, Sgt. James Dunlap of Paducah, Ky., and Lt. Kenneth M. Pnipps (right) of New York City. (Press Photo Service, Inc.) THE SOUTHERN NEWS me to save it for him. What about this? Ans: Sounds like he means bus iness . . . but don’t let him bribe you with matrimony. Happy mar riages are based on love and af fection . . . not on money. If he’s the only man in the world for you . . . marry him. Otherwise, wait ’till the right follow comes along. B. H. S. —This column is swell. My husband lost his job and is now working at a Barber Shop. He can get a better job by pay ing a large union fee. What do you advise? Ans: Take the better job. Soon er or later he will be dbliged to join a union . . . and now that he is able good offer it would the oppor tunity. He fall back on the old jjob. And too . . . the extra dollars in his pay envelope will soon compensate him for the union fee. W. M. C. —I hope you will find enough room in the paper to answer me. My friend is very nice to me but he is so mean if I go and laugh and talk with others. He dislikes it and wants to beat me about it. Please help he. He has been my friend for years. Ans: Yes, and he knows you better than you know yourself. He knows how Impulsive you are about yielding to temptations . . . and to keep you on the straight and narrow path ... he rules with a rod of iron. By the way, won’t he blow up when he hears about the affair you are having with the soldier. V-Garden Snails Prove Delicacy SAN FRANCISCO Victory gardeners aren’t poisoning snails any more. John G. Brucato sent 10 pounds of snails to New York. Hotel men pronounced them the equal of Al gerian snails, a table delicacy. Now the gardeners are dividing their time between raising vege tables and harvesting snails for shipment East. if’ - '* . i r ■ w W; • i • ■' 1 ■■ |Mg||p'’ ' CAMP QUEEN GREAT LAKES, 111. (Press Pho to Service, Inc.) —Lovely Elinor Green who was a Drum Majorette of Du Sable has been selected as the Photo Queen of the Month by Camp Robert Smalls sailors. This eyefilling, shapely Miss got a un animous vote from a score of Camp Robert Smalls’ "Bluepack ets” for the title of the “Photo Queen of the Month Os May." HBHHH Mfw -i, Bly X. ”S .g- < * ■ ■ I .-J WEDS CHICAGO (Press Photo Service, Inc.) —Florabelle Turner was wed to Faburn DeFrantz, Jr., at a quiet ceremony Saturdap after noon, June 5, in the parsonage of St. Phillip’s Lutheran Church in Chicago. Miss Turner is the niece of Dr. Jaunice McClarty and will graduate from the Chicago Teach er’s College this summer. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Faburn De Frantz, Sr., of In dianapolis, Indiana and is doing graduate work at the University of Chicago. Both the bride and groom are popular members of Chicago’s younger set. The Rev. M. N. Carter oflfdated. About 50 per cent of all canned goods packed In 1943 will be re quired by our armed forces and, to a smaller degree, by our fight ing allies. SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1943 mi z 'J ai - -Jr ■ .... . -aM U.. 2. VISIT “CHI”— CHICAGO (Press Photo Service, Inc.) —Lt. and Mrs. Roscoe Jones of Los Angeles, California, stationed at the Chcmicfll Warfare Base, Edgewood Arsenal, Md., were "Windy City” visitors over the past week end. The couple wero the guests of relatives of Glen Ellen, 111. Lt. Jones is Chicago born and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jones of Los Angeles. He has a brother, Abbott Jones, stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas. • • wnftfl On'- ■ ■ j ■ ■ ,F f - - X ‘ '' Released by U. S. War Department Bureau of Public Relations FORT HUACHUCA, ARIZONA— First Lieutenant Mary Louise Petty, Seattle, Washington, recently promoted Chief Nurse of one of the station hospitals. !r —... I ■ ■ . 'J'9 ■? %v 1 ' / W ‘ I ■ 1 4 i . .. ’. ..j U. s. O. CHARM GIRLS IN ACTION—WAUKEGAN, 111. (Press Photo Service, Inc.) —The U. S. O. officials at the Genessee St. unit in Waukegan, 111., is proud of their many Junior Hos tesses who are all “Charm Girl” graduates. In the above picture, a Camp Robert Smalls sailor is “having a ball” with one of the beauties. The little lady whose hand he grasps is Miss Mariam Burden of Zion, 111. Miss Helen Starks of North Chicaog, right, looks on. Both ladies are recent graduates of the U. S. O. Charm School.