San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, April 7, 1944 Page: 2 of 8
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Miss Sara Hill, paid her first offi-
cial visit to the club during which
lime she net with tile senior and
Junior hostess committees. Plans
were made to re-organlse the host
cp,a set-up for the club with a com
pletely new checking system for
the female constituency in the
club. She was special guest at the
noncommissioned officers formal
party at the YWCA.
Jlrs. Bessie Henderson of Austin.
Texas Is now in the club taking
her supervised field training be-
fore going t« New l'ork for the
The Easter egg hunt, alter the
Easter vesper progrum. will lie at
the Pine street YWCA. There'll
be singing, game-- mid nrires.
MISS ERMA JO BKCKWITH
to continue studies
Miss Erma Jo Iieckwlth, member
of the 1910 graduating class ot
Phillts Wheatley high school, ami
an hi-nor student at St Philip's
junior college, was a March grad-
uate of the school of nursing of
Meharry college, Nashville, Ten-
nessee, where 8he has been study-
ing since September, liMl. Miss
Beekwith. It hns been announced,
will continue her studies.
The young graduate's mother.
Mrs. Ethel Beckwith, 506 Gevers,
Mrs. C. P. Hardeman, and Miss
Francis Phillips, attended the com-
mencement exercises, the party re-
turning to the city last week.
Ginger Stars as "Lady in the Dark"
The annual "Fathers' night"
muring of the P.-T. A. was held
in rhe school, Friday, March 17.
.Austin Outlaw, the chairman pre-
titled. Rer. J. W. Scott gave an
interesting talk, and Mrs. Alberta
Marshall led the round table dis-
cuss ton. Mrs. Robert Mitchell, the
I* T. A. president, expressed a de-
■ire for the organization to become
a factor ni community activities.
Remarks were made by the princi-
pal and Outlaw.
l«rant school had the first an-
tkw.il health "spring ri*ind-up" for
*<l t« is Tuesday afternoon, March
2K More than 68 pre-school chil-
dn u were immunized against diph-
theria aucl small pox. Dr. E. B.
Fuller was the examining physi-
cian. School nurses and members
of the P.-T. A. ana is ted the nurse.
Mi** Tommy• Logan during the
afternoon. Refreshments were
Investiture services tor the small/
Brownie troop were held Jc«t FM-
*1*7. Mr9. Msble Banks and Hiss
Elizabeth Woods are scout leaders
for this group.
An extra-curricular activity was
its participation in the style show
of ihe Second Baptist church,
Thursday night, March 30. Mrs.
Valerie Deslandes accompanied and
dire<4ed the group.
The principal, 0. R. Thomas, will
be guest speaker before the class
i'jr a! jlikuji'
college, Monday of next week. The
subject is "The School Curricnlum
and its Objectives." The class in
sociology plans to visit in Grant
wbooi at a later date.
The sale of Easter seals in the
•chooi, conducted by Mrs. Grace M.
Mitchell, was a success. Over $45
has Ne^n collected to turn in to
the Crippled Children association.
AT CUNEY SCHOOL
Ouney elementary school will
have Its home nursing graduation
exercises, Thursday^ afternoon, April
13. at 3:30 o'clock."
Nine members of the Parent-
Teaser association will graduate.
The public is Invited to attend.
SYCAMORE I SO
112 Sycamore Street
One of the liveliest parties
FOR THE CHILDREN ONLY
THERE Is nothing mo^e perma-
nent than differences between
human beings. This baa always
been since the beginning of time
and will always be until all hu-
mans are wiped from the face of
the earth. Men rise up against
each other due to these differences
and fights, wars, acts of violence,
hard wcrds und many other things
are the result.
In recent weeks all San Antonio
has been, and is stirred as never
before over the controversy raging
at Wheatley high school, and at
every turn that is the main topic
Far be It from me to attempt to
Judge the merits of the controversy
as put forward by any individual,
faction or factions taking an active
part in what might tie termed an
all-out fight. Rather, it It an ex-
pression of the thought as to
whether most of those taking part
are doing so merely In the attempt
to bettar things Xur those persons
for whom Wheatley high waa built
and is supposed to help, namely
THE CHILDREN, ot, are most of
them taking p rt purely for per-
sonal reasons—as a means of giv-
ing vent to pewinal anlmoalt,.
I've liesri! the' cry that condi-
tions at the school art In a deplor-
able condition, bat that's nothing
new. My personal opinion I* that
It has been a far cry from what
a REAL high school ahould be for.
to, these many years. If conditions
are bad now they are not Just be-
ginning to be. It's an old story,
And who do you think has suf-
fered from these conditions, wheth-
er they are old or new? None less
than the CHILDREN who attend.
It Is they who suffer most In so
many different ways. An Instructor
3e c~. •'•—etr.ii/i /}j hi,
her best when dissatisfied, so the
child suffers from an educational
angle. He who Is supposed to be
taught how to beccme a useful citi-
zen and to get along with his fel-
low man must witness wranglings
and arguments pro and con that he
Seductive Ginger Rogers sings
and dances the spicy "Jenny" num-
ber to a receptive audience in the
circus dream sequence of Pnra-
mouut's technicolor sensation,
"Lady in the Dark," now showing
There were fourteen room reglstr' I
LADIES AUXILIARY BROTH '
ERHOOD SLEEPING CAR
At tbe tea given at the Pine
street, Y.W.C.A. on bunday, March
20, under the auspices ot the La-1
dies Auxiliary to the Brotherhood
of Sleeping Car Porters, a color
scheme was carried out with the
table being beautifully decorated. A
Madeira table cotot was used, and
the centerpiece consisted of gladi- j
oil and lace fern.
Seated at one end «of the table \
was Miss Edna Barr,.wbo cut the j
cake which was white, and the J
name, "Ladles Auxiliary," was em-
bossed In blue letter*.' Seated at|
the other end ot the table was Mrs.
Emma King In charge of a beauti-
ful silver service, pouring tea.
Tbe piano beld a centerpiece ot
white American beauties. The presl
dent. Mrs. John L. Carter, won a
beautiful gown ot white :>rocade
satin, i.id a corsage ot sweet peas.
Receiving were Mesdames W. S,
Tanner, W. M. Mcintosh, F .Seig-
ler, Olfie Ben Levison, and Mrs.
John Tanner. The program com-
mittee consisted of J. D.
Dixon, chairm^jt; Mrs„ Hewitt
Jackson and Mrs. Ned Cox. In
charge of the "guesTTiook were
Mesdaines RobeftTVinbi^nd W. T.
Members of the auxiliary extend
their Uiauka to Llis'\V£lou Xnends
who helped to make the tea a sue
cess. Appearing on the prugram
were the 358tb Aviation squadron
male chorus of Hondo, Texas; the
New Light Gospel Four; duet by
Mrs. Josephine Traywlck and Mrs.
at the Majestic theatre.
Co-starred with Otngor In the
plrturizatloo of Moss Hart's play Is
Jon Hall, Ray Mllland, and Warner
Nude Pin-Ups O.K.,
But Lena Horne
Torn Down by Major
By The Associate! Kegn Praia
NEW YORK, N. Y.—George
Seldes, editor of a weekly news
Idler, "In Fact," publishes this
one, r. .
"At Tamp Campbell, Ken
tucky, the other day, Major—,
Inspecting barrarlis, stopped to
admire a lot of semi-node pin-
up girls. One of the pin-ups
was not a nude. The major tore
It down. It Mas a picture of
Lena Home, noted Nefro sing-
fHiT. HORACE a|
^Ireturoj to Miss
I anford, Incumbent, who was re-
turned to office by a vole of 22,318
It was the largest rote ever
polled In a Dallas school board
It was the first time In the his-
tory of Dallas that a Negro had
sought candidacy for a public posi-
Rev. Jackson Is well known and
respected throughout the state by
both whites and Negroes. He Is a
graduate of Morehouse college,
Garret Theological seminary, and
has done graduate work at North-
western and Chicago universities.
BOYS' CLTB *
The kite contest was held on
March 25, with 12 contestants.
Wluners were P. D. Whltted, Jr.,
third smallest kite, and Napoleon
Liggins, largest kite. The dance
was largely attended, with GO visi-
tors present, along with the club
members. Prlies were awarded to
the best Jitterbug dancers: Colean
Edwards and James Charleston,
Eddie Mae Thompson and Roy Eas-
ley, Dorothy Haywood and Archie
Foley. Judges were Corporal Wil-
liam Crutcher and Mrs. Jimmie Lee
Six boys finished their physical
tests on March 10 and were award-
ed their symbols on the night of
the dance. Herman Taliey sang,
and James Spralts also, sang a solo.
The band played the selection,
REV. MME. Ll'CKEY
from New Orleans, Louisiana
The Rev. Kmc. Lnckey from New
Orleans, Louisiana, born spiritual
reader, advisor, and healer, Mms.
Li.ckey has been reading since 12
years of age, and will tell yon
what you wish to know. Will win
and hold the one you love for yon,
and will tell you how to make
anyone yon desire lore you. Will
make a person at a distance think
of you, and will telt you when and
whom you will marry and bow to
win the one you love, even though
miles away. Mme. Luckey settles
quarrels between wives and hus-
bands, or sweethearts, causing tbem
to make up and be happy. She
has brought about many, many
marriages, and reunited many that
were separated. Mme. Luckey gives
advise on business, tells yon how
to be successful.
Mme. Luckey answers all ques-
Readings dally, 10 I. m to 8
"Long, Long Ag*" Winners In ths
1944 marble contest were L.
Moonay and Clarence Steppens, W.
Mooney and Calvin Steppens, L. 0.
Bason and Travis Lee Dwrden, with
prises going to W. Mooney, L. 0.
Mason, and L. Mooney.
p. m., 126 North Mesqnlte street,
R. and B. hotel, second floor, room
Grand Master Coleman
To Address S.A. Masons
William Coleman, grand master
ot the Free and Accepted Masons
will address the nineteenth district
Masonic meeting which opens here
today, Friday, April 7, at San An-
tonio lodge's hall on West Travis
street, and at Beacon Light ball,
April 1ft, according to an announce-
ment made early this week by J.
H. Lockhart, Junior grand warden,
These meetings will lie held un-
der the auspices of the Masonic
lodges of San Antonio.
The Lone Star Consistory, No. 32,
will hold public Easter services,
Sunday afternoon, April 6, at 3
o'clock, at Beacon Light hall.
Grand Master Wllllnna Coleman
will be the guest speaker.
All Masons, Heroines, and East-
ern Stars are urged to attend.
HOLY WAV BAPTIST
Rev. M. W. Fields, Pastor
Sunday school was well attended
with the superintendent and teach-
ers at their posts. Morning aad
night messages were brought by the
pastor, Ths Lord's supper was ad-
ministered. Preaching every Wed-
nesday night Bring the sick anil
ahot-lns for prayer and all will
welcome yon at 636 Leal street.
BOSS OF SHARON BAPTI81
Rev. R. L. Murray, Pastor
Son day school with the act!
superintendent. Bacon, and teai
ers In charge. Review by Mrs.
Herbert. The pastor brought t
sermons during the day, with m
sic by the senior choir. pral
service led by the deacons. B.Y.
U. at the usual hour with ti
president In charge. You are wi
come at Rose of Sharon.
MT. HERMAN BAPTIST
Rev. W. H. Martin, Pastor
Sunday school was on time wl
the superintendent and teachers
their posts. The lesson was r
viewed by Rev. Capes. The mor
lng message was delivered by Ite
A. V. Ray. The rally sponsored t
Mrs. Mary Martin was a succes
Rev. C. Hall preaches a wonde
fui sermon. The pastor gave U
night sermon. Visitors are we
BLUKBONNET CHURCH OF GO!
Elder E. D. Childress, Pastor
The Sewing circle rally ended o
March 30 with Mrs. Mamie McKli
oey. president raising $34,30; Mrj
Annie Bell Boyd, $7.65; Mrs. Clan
Lamklns, $6.10; Mrs. Lilly Byari
$5; and Mrs. Ellsa Daniels, $5
making a total of $38.01 raised dm
lng the meeting.
S. A. ASSOCIATION
The newly selected president, Mr<
Ross Wilson, Is asking that ever
member of the association be prei
ent Easter Sunday at tbe home o
Mrs. Bertha Kyle, 610 Nebrask
street at S p. m. Very lmportan
Sergeant Rnrwn * as3oently In
the city on furlough from Camp
McOlaln, Mississippi, visiting his
parents, Mr. atpl Mrs. H. B. Brown,
and brother, Floyd, at Til Dclgado
He Is a graduate of Phims
Wheatley high school, dais of 1942,
Several social courtesies were given
In his honor while In the city.
Dallas Minister is
Defeated in City
School Board Race
. _ . . .. Vordel Jackson, accompanied foy:
is sure to be influenced by. After „ — . . „ ,, . .
win. ,hi. ... : Mrs- Easily, from bethel A.
seeing this, to convince him that
'loving thy neighbor as thyself is
a fine policy is like reaching for
M.E. church; Mrs. Bertha Johnson
gave a Dunbar reading; First Bap-
the moon " |list musical club; Mesdames Ver-
c,, QJ , „ . uon McClure, Jenkins, Kyle, Gas-
so, as the fight rages. I in hon-1, , « , , ; . ^
, ton finH SoIpIpp ACOAmnanlcul V\«r
ing that uppermost in every par-
ticipant's mind will be the future
of those kids, whose foundation for
life is moulded In our public edu-
cational institutions. That what-
ever is done will be done, not for
the satisfaction of having put
somebody cut or somebody in, but
ton, and Seigler, accompanied by
Mrs. Harry Dawson. Special guests
were Mrs. Dennie Clanton of Dal-
las, W. F. Floyd, Sergeant Harrell
Bryant, S. W. Walker, and (Jharlie
Pictures were made of the re-
ceiving line and the auxiliary
Or The Associated Negro Press
DALLAS. Texas.--Rev, Maynard
H. Jackson, pastor of Kew Hops
Baptist church, drafted by ths
advisory committee of the Progres-
sive Voters league to rum for a po-
sition on the Dallas city school
board, was snowed under, Tuesday,
by bin white opponent, Fred D.
The Wolff & Marx Co.
entirely for the benefit of the con-1 ™emb,'rs ^ T,,bia u'" i3- Bctweea
tinued progress! \ones3 of race
50 and 00 persons registered at the
members of Snn Antonio and of
. „ , . i tbe nation. If there's any other
thr year was the April fool party - . , . , J
Tiun Cutiir/iip njrrht' motive involved more harm than
at t'SO, Saturday night. ... . ..
Saturday's entertainment started
early in the day with Phiiippa
Schuyler and her mother as lunch-
eon gnw-ct®. Ajnong the other guests
who were iiuviug a special joint
agency meeting were: Mis.y Laura
D^Venve, YWCA region supervisor;
Mi^s O'Reilly, Travelers' aid re-
gional supervisor; Miss Sara Hill,
associate regional supervisor; Mrs.
Laura Waggcuer, San Antonio
Travelers' aid director; Miss Mor-
t« lia Womack, case worker, and the
The luncheon waa prepared by
Mr*. Helen Itiehardson entertain-
good will be the eventual outcome,
and the time spent will be tiiuc i ed with a birthday party on Sat-
wasted. ... 30. . I urday, April 1, at her home on 518
Dignowity street, honoring her bus-
Mrs. 0. 1'. Inge, , I,airman of the I band' K-chardson Spring
Family Relations committee, aad flowm '"1h'1 tbe rooms' and «* «*-
the Branch executive secretary, I , refrf'"nents were served.
Miss E. K. Fairrhlld, will represent e,,Jo•r'',1 ,hen *l™s I'1"?1"*
the I'ine Street branch at the "''."• Assisting in serving were
Southern Regional conference at TV'"' lY* McGee' Mrs'
Little Rock, Arkansas, April 11-14. T'f ' MnrBarct
The lovely lawn fete and pre- Mrs' Elhel Hardy
Easter hunt was attended by 114 i hPr BT,0,ts WPre Robt'rt Hard''
|or Good Bread All
Ways • •Always Buy ;
Girl Reserves on March 30.
Nineteen newly organized Girl
Thorn James, and Artls Ooe.
Miss Josie Macklin and served by Reserves and their friends had a
M rs. Luthella I'eavey.
Phiiippa Schuyler entertained
service men at Dodd field, Satur-
The Silhouette club, Mrs. Othello
LeFall, president, was hostess in
the club Tuesday night.
Weekly Wednesday night features
are theatre parties at Kelly field
and informal parties at SPRC, Fort
Sam Houston. Buses leave USO at
7 p .m.
Sunday breakfast was served.
Sunday evening's vesper was an all-
military program under the direc-
tion of Corporal William William-
son. Is addition to a sermonette
by Rev. p. Manning Jackson of
First Baptist Church, there was a
quartet of service men, community
singing, and dramatic readings by
Wednesday began a aeries of
meetings with teen-age girls from
Wheatley high school under the
supervision ot Mrs. Marva Hem-
The associate regional supervisor,
good time at the buuny party,
Thursday, April 6.
Mesdames V ,E. Nelson, Marjorle
Hawkins, Helen Johnson Holland,
Ada Clark and Miss Mamie Smith
entertained the Wheatley Girl Re-
serves at a beautifully appointed
luncheon Thursday evening, April 0.
There was dancing afterward.
The Dunbar Girt Reserves, Mrs
J. L. Hawkins, sponsor, held a rec-
ognition service and candle cere-
monial Thursday, March 4.
The summer conference of Busi-
ness and Industrial girls is just In
tbe officg. Thoughts are beginning
to turn toward Mirror Lake and
preparations are being made Miss
Alts Mae Hayes and Miss Veima
Herron r*pr« <n t«d the B and I
dub at the lecture for business
women by Dr. Robert U Sutherland
at Central Y. W. C. A. April 3.
The B and I co-ed party on
April 4, was a patriotic affair.
Two hundred and twenty-six
places were filled through the em-
ployment department during March.
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