The Tulsa Chief. (Tulsa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 13, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 29, 1906 Page: 1 of 10
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TULSA INDIAN TERRITORY. TUESDAY. MAY 29. 1906
Established March 1 04
“Be True to Your Self, Just to YoumNeighbor and Honest in Your Opinion.’
$1.00 a Year in Advance
Bishop J. J. Tigert Coming.
Rev. J. H. Ball received a letter
Wednesday informing him that
Bishop J. J. Tigert. one of the
newly elected bishops of the
church, would be in Tulsa on
November 7th, next, to preside
over the deliberations of the annual
conference which meets here on
Bishop Tigert resides in Nash-
ville, Tenn . and is one of the most
eloquent preachers and most able
-scholars in the church. His com-
ing to Tulsa will add prestige to
the conference and to the city.
Nelson Hudson and Miss Cliffie
Maybell were united in marriage
last Wednesday at the home of the
bride on Frisco, between Second
and Third streets. The wedding
was a very pretty one, the house
being beautifully decorated with
flowers, and was attended by a
large number of friends from Tulsa
and outside towns. Rev. J. H.
Ball performed the ceremony and
the happy young couple left short-
ly afterwards for their home in
Mr. Hudson is a prosperous
young business man of Blackwell,
and his bride is a popular young
lady of this city.
A Box Supper
Next Saturday evening June 2,
the Order of Eastern Star will give
a broken heart box socail to which
everybody is invited. The pro-
ceeds will furnish the orphan’s
home which the grand chapter ho-
pes to secure for Tulsa at their
next convention at Ardmore in
August. The supper will be given
in Masonic Temple and the liberal
patronage of the public is solicted.
Mayor Mitchell Asks Observance. ! us observe this day as becomes a
Mayor Mitchell has issued ap ap- j Patriotic people Jhon o Mitchell.
propiate proclamation asked for the i Mayor of the City of Tulsa,
proper observance of Memorial day i
follows in official form:
“Decoration Day. May 30 of each
year is sacred to the memory of
our heroic dead. Let all citizens
take part in strewing flowers over
the graves of our soldiers whether
they wore the Blue or Gray and
let us rejoice that we have lived to
see the day when the sons of the
Blue and the sons of the Gray could
Red Cross for Indian Territory.
There was a branch of the
American Red Cross organized in
our city last week. Dr. F. B. Fite
of Muskogee. President: and the
Chiefs of the Five Tribes, vice-
presidents: Dr. Fred S. Clinton,
Secretary: who has been agitating
the matter for several months.
In January last he was appointed
march side by side against a fore- ^ the Gentral Committee at
Washington as organizer for the
gin enemy in defending a united
nation "A mighty nation bent
above its honored graves and pays
to noble dustthetribute of its love.
There is no language to express
the debt we owe. the love we bear
to all the dead who died forus.Word
are but barren sounds. We can but
stand beside their gravesand inthe
hush and silence feel what speech
has never told.
‘Under the sod and dew.
Waiting the Judgment day.
Under the roses the Blue.
Under the lilies the Gray.
Let this be the spirit of magnan-
imous people and.
‘No more shall the war cry sever
Or the winding rivers be red,
They banish our sorrow forever
They laurel the graves of our
dead "Now we earnestly request
that all places of business be closed
from 1 o’clock p. m. to 5 o’clock
p. m. and that our school be closed
that our child reh may witness the
tributes of love and respect we
show our living and dead soildiers
and thereby instill', in tnem a love
of country and a veneration for
those who have sacrificed all that
we might have united country. Let
Indian Territory and the lists for
membership are open. The grand
organization known as the “Red
Cross” has done wonderful, work
all over the country in helping the
needy and distressed. In the
Philippine war rendered great as-
sistance to the dead
soldiers were cared for.
very great honor for the
and especially for us that Tulsa is
i to be the headquarters of such a
This is a
Deeds For Osage
Pawhuska. Okla.. May 23.—
Indian Agent Rev. Mildard has re-
ceived thefinal bunch of deeds ther
being 480, to town lots at thisplace
and will begin the distribution of
them at once.
The deeds had been held up pen-
ding an investigation as to why they
had not brought two-third of their
appraised valuation. The invest-
igating committee reported in favor
of the purchasers of lots and the
deeds will delivered to all person
willing to pay one-half of the appr-
studio for fine photo-
Headquarters Meat, and Produce Go.
For fresh and cured Meats,
Lard, Game, Fish, Butter,
Eggs, Chickens and all kinds
Beans, Lettuce, Radishes,'
Beets, Onions, Gabbage,
Pine Apples, Oranges, Lem-
ons, Bananas, etc.
On tomorrow this grand, broad
land of ours will assemble and
decorate the graves of the fallen
heroes of both the Blue and the
Gray. Our city for years have
kept this day, and on tomorrow
the day will be observed and a
Members of the post are re-
quested to meet at the city hall at
10 o'clock Wednesday morning,
where conveyances will be fur-
nished to take them to out of town
cemeteries, where they will decor-
ate the graves of the old soldiers
buried there. They will re-assem-
ble at the city hall at 1:30 o'clock
in the afternoon and march with
the ladies of the Relief Corps to
the M. E. church, where the fol-
lowing program will be carried out:
Prayer—Rev. G. W. Martin.
Recitation—Miss Leola Thomp-
Address—Judge Thomas of
Benediction—Rev. C. W. Kerr.
At the conclusion of the ser-
vices in the church the march to
the old cemetery will be taken up
and the loving task of decorating
the graves resumed. In the grave
yard the memorial services ac-
cording to the ritual of the G. A. R
will also be observed. A retreat
by the t>ost buglar will wind up the
exercises of the day.
It is said that the observanc of
this day grew originally out of the
custom of the widows, mother and
children of the Confederate dead in
the South strewing the soldies’
graves with flowers, including the
unmarked graves of the Union sol
diers. There was no settled date
for this in the North until 1868,
when OenersMohn A. Logan an
commander-in-chief of the Grand
Army of the Republic, designated.
M4y SO. It is now generally obse-
rved, and is a legal holiday in most
of the States.—“Our holidays retold
Sunday at 3 p. m. Memorial Ser-
vices were well attended at the
Methodist Episcopal church in this ,
city. The day was fine and the ]
members of the Lucius Fairchild
Post and the Ladies of the Relief |
Corps attended in a body. The j
following programme was carried
Prayer— Rev. Cook.
Responsive Reading—Rev. Ran-
The Gloria Patri.
Scripture Reading—Rev. 0. W.
Sermon. "Dawn atDusk."—Rev.
G. W. Martin.
Music, Duet—Violin and Cor-
Benediction- Rev. C. W. Kerr.
At night a patriotic service was
held in the same church, songs,
prayers and a sermon by Rev.
Martin. Sermon —"Our Flag."
which was greatly appreciated by
Collinsvills. May. 26-Cashing for
the big well arrived last night, and
an effort will be made toget itund-
er contorl today. R. L. Henry took
out twenty men this mornig and will
rush the work as on account of at-
mospheric condition he is afraid of
lightning and in case it should be
struck we would be in the same per
dicament as experinced at Caney
It is extremely dangerous to work
about the well out account of the
pebbles and stones that are benig
thrown out with the velocity of bul-
lets. Mr. Henry has made a contract
to drill his thiro well on the peve-
house place one half mile east of
town and to begin inside of five
National President Coming
Mrs. Abbie A. Adams, of Superior
Nebraska, has written Mrs. Lilah
Lindsey that she will be in Tulsa to
oaganize a department of the W.R.
C. on June 4th. next Mrs. Adams ie
national President of the organize
Big Statehood Street Parade
Because of the bandconcert and
the play at the Grand last night
the attendence at the Commericai
Club regular meeting was limited,
about eighteen members being pre-
President Hagler and Secretary
Dockery were in evidence, and the
first thing done was the reception of
W. E. Dockson as a member of the
club. On motion of L. J. Martin, a
committee composed of Martin
Rohde and J. G. Mitchell was app-
ointed by the chair to arrange place
of meeting for the Federation of
women's Gluts which meets here
in the fall The ladies want the use
of Elk's hall for official and com
mittee gatherings the general me-
eting to be held in the Grand opera
house. As the program is now being
perpared it is necessary these pre-
liminaries bejarranged at once and
the committee will see to it.
W.R. Dockson spokson the nec-
essary of "keeping somethingdoing
He wanted the endorsement of
the clud to a parade he propose to
get up in celebraton of statehood,
which he felt sure was comingnext
week He wanted no money: he
simply wanted the approval of the
club and statehood.
Try the Tulsa Chief for your uext
job work and he convinced that we
give yon the stock, styles and right
Coffee Noise Changes Hand
J.C.Armour sold the Southwest-
ern Tea & Coffee House to G. W,
Giffert a former Tulsan, but who
has been in the business in Chicago
for the last eight months. Mr. Gif-
fert is a live young business man.
and will sustain the high reputation
made for firm by Mr. Armour.
In the six month “Jimmie” Ar
mour has been in Tulsa he has
made a host of friends who regets
to see him leave the city. He will
return to his former home Wichita
in a few days.
Do it Today.
Order that job work, linen or
bond letter heads in whits, azuro
or pink. Do it today. The Chief
does the work. Phone 288.
THE CRAWFORD STORE
% Ready to wear Dept.
£ Ladies wash suits 1.98 to 15.00.
4 Ladies wash waists 50 to 3.98.
at Ladies Silk Waists 2.98 to 7.50
^ Ladies Oxfords
4 Ladies shoes
1.50 to 4.50
1.25 to 5.00
/Millinery Department. ♦
Ladies street hats 50 to d.CO 4
Ladies duck hats 75 to 2.00 *
Ladies dress hats 1.50 to 12.00 £
Hosiery Department. ♦
1.00 to 2.50 a
Ladies silk hose
Ladies Lisle hose
35 to LOO
We are closing out our entire stock of Wool Carpets,
Headquarters Meat and Produce Ge.
East Third Street
14 All Wool Carpets 43c yd.
Best all Wool Carpets 58c yd. at
Tulsa, Ind. Ter. 8
RELIABLE GOODS, CASH, ONE PRICE TO ALL.
Crawford Bros., Mer. Co.
i Tulsa, Indian Territory.
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Henry, George. W. The Tulsa Chief. (Tulsa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 13, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 29, 1906, newspaper, May 29, 1906; Tulsa, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1172634/m1/1/: accessed February 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.