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Galveston Informer (Newspaper) - August 21, 1937, Galveston, Texas Raethe informer saturday August 21, 1937 Page five Galveston purple Circle club gives annual frolic announces her wedding the club entertained with its annual mid summer frolic at the Beautiful Virginia Pavilion on the Beach. The club colors of purple and White were carried out in decorations. A Large crowd enjoyed four hours of dancing to the lilting tunes of Darlye Jordan a orchestra. The members of the club were introduced through a thin i Issue of purple and White paper made into a six foot Circle with a background of shaded assorted hues. Officers of the club Are Clarence Garden resident Robert Stevens vice president w. Booker Secretary Ramsey Queen record no Secretary Charlie Jackson treasurer Clifford Granger business Man Quot Ager Robert Johnson reporter. Members Are Jessie dancer was. Ter Clark Henr Jones James Chatman. Albert Davis Anderson Woods and Ebert Beasi by. Iris Ains couple of tors E. Manning entertain tied two claiming couples. Or. And mrs. L. H. Hickey and or. And mrs. H my Baker of Houston who eloped and were married Here. They arc now al Home in Houston. Miss Thelma Henderson of san Antonio was recently the Gir St of or. And mrs. A. To a Bridge 3614 Avenue Nevis. Loses ear when Auto and cart collide Landell Ward 40. Of 3620 Nova. Had his right car torn off at 820 p. M. Sunday when his horse and cart collided with an. Automobile at 65 and Raj. A or. Ward was thrown from the cart by the Impact. His ear was severed and he suffered minor bruises about the body. The name of the Driver of the car could not be obtained. Or. Ward was carried to Johns Aly coach Sheppard demonstrates class work a coach Ray Sheppard closed his summer classes with a demonstration of his work monday nig tit August 16. He has staged on of the Best. Programs it Ever conducted in this City dealing with the health of children. Classes were held in drilling acrobatic stunts singing and dancing and its an added attraction he had Ong of his Forrler students who is now a Junior in Tuskegee Institute to show the tricks under coach Sheppard and the ones he Learned at school. The parents have appreciated the work of coach Sheppard and have assured him that they will support Tho classes each summer from now on and he. Feels that they will grow larger each year. The Island City wishes to thank or. Sheppard. In a milk truck and inter released. The Accident was not reported to police. Fire damages Palmer studio Quick work on the part of the Galveston fire department prevented a considerable amount of damage to the Palmer studio at 2521 Avenue d. It the fire started in the dark room and spread before it could be put under control. On the arrival of the local fire department the fire had made headway but Quick thinking of the department got it under control quickly. T with the exception of losing film and other items in the dark room no damage was done. There was no one working when the fire started. Or. Palmer estimated the loss at about $500. The fire will not interfere yith work in the studio. Fort Worth news West Side news mrs. Daisy Lee 801 12th ave., Joe Grant arid his brother were left sunday for California where noticed Riding around sunday in she will join her husband. Or. Joe a new Green ear. Sporting on Willis will reside there sunday a. A permanently. Miss Bertha Donnell will have to hold her purse a Little closer or leave her Money at Home. At the mrs. Viola Echols and sons Archie John Roberts Echols loft wednesday to vacation in Itasca Ball game she was a with parents. Arthur Taylor is visiting in Washington d. C., Canada and other states. Idlers will be drafted As Cotton d 1 e r sgt described is All Able bodied negro so and White men a who can work a and wont work a will be impressed into service on Cotton picking lobs on Tho Parish penal farm Accord department that Mona Lisa social eng to a plan announced last tues club is deep in plans for their an Day by chief of Polcic "13. E. Noi it a a bout $17.90. Mrs. Jessie l. Perkins Vij Oit wednesday for her Home in Philadelphia after speeding two months with her father Nev. A. L. Clements and her son Arthur it Tjce Perkins. Many parties and dinners were Given in Honor of while Here. R Nual latin party. It promises t6 be a dazzling sparkling and Brilliant Nita ii. Be on the Lookout for invites. To miss 6wendolyn is expected follow her Frie . Follow her friends Bertha a Means and Ellen Hepherd to p. evidently the or Tiu mrs. Marie Platt or Ltd daughter i Fittie have no fear of travelling on Friday 13. For that is the any they embarked for Denver Colo and los Angeles California. No we acc not the least but much yet we Are anxious to kno a if the Date had Ampler of fact on their trip or. And mrs. Dewie Brooks made or the vacation. \ a business trip to Pawsey last Sun a. \ Day. Mrs4 d. Mayor really Krows her newspapers. She should l p n de mrs. And mrs. Nathan White in hater or a lawyer because she is Tefta ined saturday night Honor no a Dot convince. We believe she mrs. Bates visited the a. M. E. Church tuesday night and was much. Disappointed to and mrs. Lillian Glenn absent. John Sellers of Calvert is the guest of mrs. Mable Sellers this week. Veil he said Plantation owners around Shreveport in a need of Cut ton pickers have been unable to to get the required number. A athe chief continued Quot / Quot there Are Many men in shrove port idling their time away. They will be rounded up by with vagrancy and if convicted will be. Sent to the Coddo r Parish farm where they. Wil be compelled to pick Cotton with�., out remuneration. Quot Many of these men Are begging on the streets which is strictly. I against the Law. And if caught they will be arrested. ,. Columbus Rev. E. P. M. Randall of new Orleans la. He just closed a Lyl any revival at tresevant Hill Church. Is from Missouri. You la Hwe to show her. \ mrs. Bessie Campbell and friends Are planning a fishing trip to Rome Texas. A we knew allot the tune. Mrs. A. M. Forrest that behind that veil you had an attractive polished and adorable disposition. \ miss Robbie Butler has returned Home after spending her vacation Villi relatives and friends in aug John l. and Leo Walton know the feel of a do g bite tin. On her return Home she was the both were bitten guest of mrs. Bates and her Mother 5 mrs. Julia Wilson. Mrs. L. B. Carrigan is a zealous Christian whose character is Wor mrs. Lurine Walton of Calvert is thy of emulation and is a commend and my. Clifton Windfield the past miss Lillie Drake state dept of health and or. Connie Yerwood of Austin stopped by Davis Ruthm Irin last week Croute to Austin. Miss Mirabelle Lewis has returned Home from College. Ennis Scott of Houston was a visitor in tie City last week. Mrs. Ardalia Greene and a mfg a Sallie Dibrell spent the weekend Iri Houston miss Juanita a inn is on the sick list this week also mrs. Mamie my Elroy. Or. And Morfi. Ben h. Davis Hove returned from the funeral directors Assn. Or. And mrs. Francis cuffing an mrs. William House of san an Tonio were the House guests of i. Here visiting her parents or. And action to any race. Mrs. Harding on w. Terrell Street. A. I a Why is it that Ril Icard Perry mrs. Henry had As her guests staying at Home so close now friends from Cleveland Ohio this his wife must be. Planning a a week. While Here she visited with cation in the near future Quot. Mrs. Julia Wilson. Nine c1.�?o fat Dixon won for miss. Ruth lock getting the kid himself the name Quot Speed King yet Lori Dies ready for sunday school. The spa is landscaping Cooper Street school grounds. The personals mrs. Lola b. Newsome and mrs. \ Mau in s. Jones of Dallas Are spending their vacation on the isl arid with friends. They have a b Yetf entertained with parties hath Inge boating. And fishing. They arc two of Dallas charming matrons. Marriage of a miss Tillman is announced. Miss Mary Tillmam formerly of St. Louis. Mo., and the daughter of mrs. Francis Tillman of 2526m Avenue d. A aflame Tho Bride of Henry Robinson of fort Worth Texas August 1g. 25261/, Avenue i a Calv Lou u Molt Quot l the a laughter of mrs. Francis Tillman al tron we it a amm us or Rev. T. W Watts game postponed Gibbs quartet mrs. Willie Guinn left saturday for Copeland for am indefinite stay. Ordained in Dallas the pastor of West Union Baptist Church Rev. T. A. Watts had his Ordi Matlion last sunday in Dallas. Many of the members went to wit Ress the a fair among those motoring work or. And mrs Luke Washington or. M. D. Williamson Fred Givins Jas. Hollis a. S. Davis a. T. Alexander and others. Misses Cora and Mary Martin Are guests of mrs. Beulah Gamble 1512 22nd Street. Miss Cora Martin Yiv it leaving or her Home in fort Worth soon. Miss Mary Martin will remain Here for two months. Martha Circle Tho Martha Circle of the West the couple fooled their friends a Union Baptist Church met. on the pretence of going to town to Day at the Usu a hour it the Orcsi the shopping resulted dance of mrs. Griftin with the mrs. Vader vial of port Arthur is also visiting her sister. Mrs. Beulah Gamble town to shop. In a ring and a marriage licence and a preacher. The Bride and Groom rift immediately after the ceremony for fort Worth where they will make their Home the Bride is a will known acrobatic Dar Jeor. President mrs Dora Benson presiding. The lesson was opened by the president. A round Tilbak talk followed. On the air and in ii by Jackie Meares for and round by round of for the Mutual coast to coast Hookup by Tony Wake Maiu everything done on each Chain must be duplicated on the others. It appears. And so. Portu nist Henry Armstrong owned i wonder by a1 to Soni Wili come in for Hig broadcast. we can Call the sepia artists opportunists because it would seem that we Are fully aware that a one Many a Poison is another Many so meat Why Jackie Meares does no to get Bro Mides right if she must use Mem but Here s the Story Abc Mutual and lbs have been staging a �?ows1 did it first War with each net proclaiming to the Worth it Quot broadcast rights Are exclusive with this the Dull summer months mean i hit the waged Quot with Paramount War has had to feed on the sport the procedures ing events which provide the meat Many quests at Moonlight feast Tho a Martha Circle enjoyed a a Watermelon feast Friday night on will. Sunday night Houston old Jupiter Pluvus frowned mightily when he Learned that baseball game was scheduled pc. Sunday night past at the West end Park and Early in the Day began to softly cry. Later he by Lowed in torrents making the playing Field so wet play was impossible Ard the name was postponed until sunday night August 22. At the same Park. The of Bryant All stars were ready to tear into the touted Morgan Lino cats and an interesting game for the Cash it customers the trojans Quot fast aggressive soft Ball outfit will like a the hard hitting Green Kerr buys in o preliminary to the baseball the hour of the initial contest has been set at 7 30 of clock p. M Ard the base Hali tilt will get underway at 8 30 o clock. Ample seat i Quot a facilities arc available As Well As plenty of parking space. Conn Early and enjoy these two thrilling tilts. A masses history famed Gibbs quartet of Corsicana which has broadcast Regis Larry each sunday evening Quot Over station Kand state Hook up in Corsica spa Ihas received appreciative responses from the entire state for is unique style and Harmony. The group consists risen of or. And mry. Of n. 3rd Street. They Are managed Jim Edward p Ord of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Their names Nie jewel. Philistine Joe Willie Ray Gibbs. He was unable Otoe he was unable to outdistanced a motorcycle cop in a race. He faced the judge and was told to whop Down ten Bucks or make Little rocks from big rocks fat pict or Bis drama presented manager the five act drama entitled a fall fan you maj Rene because of a maid a will be re taking a much needed vacation and heated August 26 a it rising Star enjoying it. Baptist Church by s. Carey Pas k tor. Come and see this play. See Booker t. Washing ton is r a y alien Martin who Rose from a poor living the life its All right ii one orphan to. President of a Barik 1 does t weal can. Shep Harris admits killing White guard week. The third anniversary of Rev e. Wade Baptist preacher was celebrated at Felth Chapel Baptist Church the Post week. Various pro a if rms wore held each night. Or. And mrs. James Caldwell visited Weihar last week. It Herman be Junioun Quot has returned from his visit to Houston. Fyliss Gracie Perryno was reported sick last week. Murray Hill was a visitor in the City monday August Mac Jones reporter. Columba is of the Chil Frank Gibbs Are and c. A. Johnson has returned Homo to spend a while. Mrs. Irene Taylor of Austin spent a while in Columbus with her Mother mrs. Rhodea Johnson. d mrs. Randolph 6t la arrange a pent while in co urn bus the Pant week. Mrs. Jef. Jamison state worker for courts of Cal Anthian t. J. Jamison pm. A. Jameson of Yoakum popped by Davis rhythm inn last vet it a. Mrs. Minnie Mab a Williams prepared dinner for the for lewdly Fly Ltd quartet and their Asals Tont manager inst week. Ivor. And irs. , Augusta Booker and Norman Miller Reom paused Benh. David to Plum to attend a meeting. E. D. Huft of Marlin mrs. Jim. Prof. R. M. Pearson and Daugh As in s Oie sri Elvn Jean Moore miss Ruth A Taylor and mrs. Anna Hailey attended the commencement Ever Rise at Prairie View College last week. j. Wheeler White 47, 7721 Sherman a state prison Camp guard at Darrin ton was found dead on the Side of Holmes Road about one half mile from the chocolate Road Bayou at 6 of clock sunday morning by Deputy sheriff Arnold Willy and w. O. Davis. Approximately Mie Leo Huir w. P. Robins in and twelve hours later Shep Harris 66, coloured was picked up Miller stopped by Duvia on Dowling at the intersection of Mcgowen after he had revealed his whereabouts to police via a 7 phone. Harris is alleged to have confessed killing the White Man. Of w. Al the Lawn of mrs r. E. More. Many were present. Music was furnished by the Tendon. Orchestra. Miss Margritte Jones spent last week with relatives in Kilgore the. Oil Capitol of. Nurica also Henderson Longview and Tyler Texas. Miss Jones Quot reports a very Nice visit. Or Harijan is on the sick list. Of summer sustaining programs. A thus we had the desperate dog eat dog broadcast coverages of the a. Tunal aau meet in Wisconsin recently of the american cup races of the 4. A meet on Randall a Island not too Long ago and the recent Shakespeare feud that flourished and raged to White heat. You really must excuse our chuckle in Light of the exclusive coverage of the recent heavyweight championship by Abc As we an. A ounce that the Battle Between Henry Armstrong a the uncrowded featherweight Champion a Johnny Babej Lom staged in Washington a Griffith stadium will be broadcast of you done to want to big late a re tag a Eugene Walker a with the a it Pontiac straight eight radio equipped music while you ride i. X. L. Taxi line phone 1c9 a 25q8 Post office Galveston the second item to indicate that we Are at last availing ourselves of a Little Well earned publicity while the a Powers that be Quot sweat in their own Stew is the sit Down strike that moving picture exhibitors have pictures Are very Quot simple. The exhibitors just Don t buy and Paramount loses several hundreds of thousands of dollars. Barnyard party is May affair to the. First ind pm hint Baj get St Unior a usher Board has Inar Casi d. Are two sets of Junir r u a a to recoup some of its loss Para mount wages a huge a a names advertising Spiel with full Page ads in All the Trade magazines urging that the exhibitors get on the wind Unger set enjoyed the wagon with Paramount because. _ a we made prominent in the no pcs of artists a curbed by the Mon of Pic thur company Are Louis Armstrong Jimmie Lunceford cab Calloway and Chick webby just for your information the protests started when Paramount failed to pm aerie View release a a souls at sea a a Zjr sikh wide prof q a and Handso rhe a a artists and models a and a an gel to the Low admission houses Blit chose to roadshow them. Paramount claims that it will lose Money on the expensive productions unless it releases them in this Way. Anyway while the higher ups fret the names of the sepia spilled All Over the pages Czafit help impressing the Roland Whittaker Lan Jones Secretary the Lucky thirteen had its first Hadley pastor Gay affair Hist Friday night in a barn Yard parly al the Orcsi dance of miss Alma Lee class Tho girls were dressed in pm. Hiim dresses and boys Ira their Shin ser pcs for Comfort. Card playing and dancing were enjoyed. About forty of the affair. San in to services to re conducted al St John Baptist Church throughout or Flcik begin ing with the sunday school und.7r the supervision of mrs. M. A. And i son. At eleven Nydock tin pastor. Rev. F. D Wilson preached. At three of clock a program was presented the St John people at my Olive Baptist Church. Mrs a. L. Snyth of Houston gave an address. She was Here a. Week delivering lec turns. T v the second sunday Quot was pastoral Day it it. Olive Baptist Church. The sunday school was conduct cd 11 v Beacon r Davis the pastor Rov m a. Anderson preached. Mrs. A i. Smith of Houston president no a us the guest of ret and mrs. Rev. R. B. Sain Divis. She hipped with uni the second sunday accosted by the White Man at Staples filling station in Areola Harris states that he was hired to drive him to Houston a explain in it that he had hit a cow and wrecked his car beyond immediate repair. Bama state Grid squad crippled via graduation Harris agreed to drive him to town and it is reported by the filling station attend that g Gallons of Gas iyar i ident Montgomery ala., August 13. A with t he summer Quarter commencement today the Bama Horn and 2 quarts of Oil were put into its were Short eleven Veteran Lum the truck and Harris was Given a in Aries who will not answer the Call Dollar before they left for hous on september 0 because of their ton. 1 a successful achievement of the b. S. Degree from their beloved Alabama Harris said that he asked the state teachers College. White Man about a some More Gas Ricc Eivin degrees today Ere her and said that the reply was Quot ill Berl Wheeler All american guard hey attended summer school. The us a 1-amc.riean tackle Ltd to three named graduated x. V.,powerful half said thai the Whitman jumped Back Kryl St who la Rafty Quarter Back Eugene King guard and Clar rhythm inn in route to Houston. Or. And mrs. George Whitehead Ruben w. Polk Sam Snell and mis Dorn Whitehead of he Salon were visitors in Davis rhythm irm last week they were in Voutos to san Antonio. Or. And mrs. Pharo Atkalns and children Clarence and Louth Atkins r. Harris and Selva bios Fri of san Antonio stopped by Davis drug store Enro Ute to new Orleans la. Mrs. Dora Dobney mrs. Sylvia Williams. Bennie Williams and or Brady of Saff Antonio wer business visitors in the City last week. Mrs. Gussie Lee pipe of Houston was a visitor in the City. Mrs. Ethel Taylor mrs. E. P. Harris. Mrs. Gladys Clayton mrs. Bertha Dillard miss Dorothy Bell and miss Jessie v. Jones have returned from Prairie View where Usu Siuyu Uit i �., pert write ice ail give you hell if you done to drive this Jfhn m., truck.1 stopping the , Harris Andrew a said that the White Man jumped out and he jumped out on the same Side and hit the White Man before 1 u 1 a re a a knee. Whit it end. Receiving degrees he had a Chance to hit him. Harris. A a delegates to in Baptist meet mrs. J. A Mcclellan has returned from Prairie ?,1�?T there she received Herb. A degree others receiving degrees this summer were mrs. Dorothy Robinson mrs. Lydia Gray. Williamson and miss Mildred Manning of Wiley College watch for the exact Dale or the Lions Benefit dance to be Given in the immediate future. Fund it raised will go for buying material. Mrs. Roberta Pott was called to St. Louis to be at the bedside of her daughter who will undergo an operation. Harlem hotel mrs. M. E. Manning prop. Nick Cool rooms a cold drinks a Short orders 251 tilt ave. D. A Galveston. Texas the listener weekly publication of the British broadcasting company carried the article prepared and delivered by Rudolph Dunbar recently in its Issue of july 2b. The occasion was a broadcast telling Why a few persons chosen from hordes of contestants came to London. In May were Elisha James All american fullback Ray Beard versatile quarterback Henry it Duke Quot Moore. End t. H. , plugging fullback and Alonza Lowe elongated a Send. The Hornet mentors a ill have a Tough assignment As they get ready admits knocking the White Man Down twice As he vainly tried to get his pistol out of his shirt. A a he could not got it from his shirt Quot sri i took it away from him and hit him Over the head with it a quoted Harris a and then i shot him three or four Harris was to 9pen at Xavier on september 25 charged with murder in Justice without the services of the powerful Tho has Maes Coult and held with inc kit old array of James. Beard out Bond. Holloway Freeman and mor Ris who has comply Xvi his years of officers Hill and Anderson tracked varsity Competition. From the for Harris Down after finding a receipt a of a Ere. Wilp be a is sing with Shef Harris name on it near Partin Wheeler King Moore the body. Harris was known to visit Whitelowe Quot and Williams. Mrs. Lena Gillespie at. 2419 Delano,4 but be Wasny to there. A officers Roy \ Bernard and Jim Anderson hid out at the House. In the meanwhile Harris phoned judge. Frank Willi Ford jr., of the county court at Law and told him that he understood that the a a Laws were looking for him. Judge Williford instructed har. Ris to Call the sheriff and Tell him the truth whereupon Harris called the sheriff and told him that he could tend him on the Corner of Mcgowen and Dowling. A robbery charge was attempted three honors. Mrs. Jewel Mao Wright of sugar land and mrs. Dessie Mae Williams of Alleyton were visitors in Coli i bus monday. Ray mrs. Storks miss Eunice Marie Hudson of san Angelo and Henry Boldridge shopped by Davis Hoyt Ftp inn Enro Ute to Galveston. Miss Beatrice Haywood is vis Timi to Houston. Or. And mrs. Ben h. Davi i accompanied by misses Lucile and Ida Lee Norman attended the funeral directors meeting in calves ton. The normans stopped in Houston. Mis. M. E. Bledsoe accompanied by some of her club women attended the meeting at Prairie View last week. Dallas i Grid candidates to meet August 30 Dallas Texas Couch James r. Kid Ponds football Mentor of the local Booker t. Washington High but Harris denied trying to Rob the school has issued a Call for All 1917 mrs. Cynthia Smith a entertain cd mrs. Cannon of Chicago with a dinner last thurs ii evening. A a 1 a min1,/r Rev Ntuli mrs w m Young of july in hobos new Mexico a those present were mrs. Cannon a Liuz a a a m us a mrs. Ii. G. Neely. Sister in Ian Clovis new Mexico were delegates wus Cle it cd Moderator a of mrs. Cannon. Katt Smith Olive Baptist slate Wocia a Lerv Smith Ami mrs. Cynthia n Smitti 1 Ion a new Mexico which began school Congress Rev and a Vuks Young was elected seer tary of the a. Y i. U. And sunday Man and $7 5, and a watch were found on the body. Harris is reported As saying that he had never been into anything but a fighting trouble Quot before. The shooting took place Between 9 anti 10 of clock sat football candidates1 to the clubhouse at the Marshall accompanied .bv., some of his 4-h club boys attended Tho meeting at Prairie View. Miss Helen Hodge of Galveston Quot is visiting. Mrs. Selma Johnsoni. Douley Jordan and his swing hand a played at Davis rhythm Iii aug be Baek on he j in. A a piece dinner set will be Given the lady with the most kiss Able lips. A prize will by Given to lost Graceful dancer. An after party will be Given for the band 1 lease Don t miss this treat. Ethel Mae Jones reporter. local High. A school monday mornihg., August 30 past two weeks is now in kans is for preliminary instructions prior City for Oft whence hell cont no to the beginning of training for the plate continuing eat a s far As new approaching football Eason. Coach York before terminating his Van Edmonds it. Lias vis led his Home tip a a a arid returning to Dallas by urday night and live Bullet wounds town friends and relatives for the August 30 for the annual fall grind

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