The Tulsa Chief. (Tulsa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 48, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 31, 1905 Page: 1 of 8
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The Tulsa Chief.
TULSA INDIAN TERRITORY. TUESDAY. JANUARY 3'. 1905
Casualties in War.
In round figures the casualties on
Decrease in l^fltliings. such opposition, the sources from attempt to justify. The now soul!
The most gratifying fact report- which it springs and tho antagonism is beginning to recognise the un- Cieavie and Johnnie Wells were
ed from the south for a long time is; which it encounters. The source justifiable three fourths of the pub- the guests of their brother. Travie : -derul side during the whole
the statistics, recently commented of the opposition to lynching he at- ii; anci frenzied executions as the j yyeijs> iaEt week. ‘our -vear-; °f rebellion amount
gpor. here, says the Brooklyn Eagle. tributes to that commercial pros- dominant factor of the situation, as j ^rg Richmond and daughter CC* t0 50.000 killed and 350.000
showing that fewer lynchings were parity which is recreating southern the crime against civilization which M.gg ^ .|g cai;erj on Mrs. J. W v aundcd- This was undoubtedly
although, if credence could be given
L. C. Wiegman. who has beer. Lo the jjubjotis reports emanating
from Russianand Japanese sources,
the war in the Orient, only one
CLCSE OK BUSINESS JANUARY 11. 1905
perpetrated in that section last; life and whose progressive tendency must stand as a vbar against south
.ear than since the year 1885. is apMy characterized as "the new ern progress until it is removed.
Those figures coincide with state- south." Where the old south re- The next step after perception of. . fiend'-
ments made in a study of lynching ' fused to listen to any plea of obed- the evil is tho application of thel^lln® 0 ri 1 vyecin
communities by Ray Stannard Ba- j iertce to law or humanity, the new remedy. That is a matter for the " re urne
Wells, of near Cato:, a. Monday.
who has beer.;,
Loans and Di counts
United States Bonds
Real Estate. Furniture and Fixtures
Cash and Sight Exchange
ker in the current number of Me-' south listens to the sordid question ( southern people themselves. The
Clure's magazine. Mr. Baker un-j “Will it pay?" It finds that as an northern advice or northern com-
dertakes to show the everyday life , investment lynching does not pay: ment cannot help them
daV- i year old. would seem to equal it al-
Elijah Richmond and his sister, ready in losses suffered and in-1
That! Miss Myrtle, called on Walter and; meted. But it is highly probable'
deterrent from assault upon women
by negroes, has now passed into
the accepted form of mob ven-
geance upon a wide variety of of-
fenses. The Chicago statistics
tf communities in which lynchings | that it keeps out desirable immi- phase of the development is very
occur, and will follow the studies! grants and frightens away capital, new as yet. but they are already
cf southern towns with others of! and, so finding, the south have set; finding means for a remedy, as the
northern communities in which the j their faces to stamp out lynching- decrease in the number of lynch-
ame crime has been committed. That movement is new yet. but ings shows.
The vital point of his article is that concrete examples of it are States-1
lynching, which was originally re-1 boro, Ga., where nobody was pun-
sorted to as a punishment of and j ished for lynching, and Huntsville,; Alt, shining aud mysterious star*.
Ala.' where the white leaders of ] On Heaven’s plain like outptfst llres,
Such a mob were promptly indicted Will'll annins rest them aud expires
for murder. Huntsville has cotton ! T,'e ^■vll*,w ,soun,f of :
. , , l All through the silent nitfht we mark
mills and growing commercial and , Voilpdl8tailt||lilI1IIlwlhpousllth(,dark:
manufacturing interests, and the , All througn iho hours we vex the mind
support this point by showing that people simpiy could not afford to | With questions of what lies behind,
only 18 negroes were lynched last I have those interests jeopardized by j Ueyond your shilling, in the bio:,
year for such assaults, while 19 | a reputation of the town for mob oh’ 0Ul,,O8t flros ■of whair
vere lynched for offenses grouped \ violence. Accordingly they pro- 1 h, tender, shining, hopeful stars,
under the convenient head of "race ! posed to organize a method for the ! r'et ,lie fotgrt t,ie doubt that mars:
prejudice" and 36 for murder, j effective punishment of lynchers. * Hmnl^ue.
There were 82 lynchings in south-1 The thing which deterred many To poiQl mv soul> u ]ittle boa;
c-n states altogether, and of these ! good citizens from taking part in Upon uncharted seas afloat,
css than one fourth were ror the that movement was the fear that if I 'way from rocks of moaner anus,
c,\use for which southern white! they once established a habit of I " <n’*d fften ios thau are spirit shames,
To where there lies in Heaven's scope
l'he answer to our hope!
$ 50.000 00
men have long defended lynching, lynching as murder they would de-
Tl ese figures show that lynching.! prive themselves of the "right” to
which started as a special and hor- j lynch negroes for assaults upon
ribie punishment for a special and ‘ white Women. The fear of that
Made Due Apology.
i An excited military looking gen-
horribie crime, became, with the ; crime which gave rise to the whole t|eman ent6red the editorial sane-
passing years, an outlet for blood ; bloody orgy of mob violence still \
lust by which communities made 1 stand? like a dead shadow over the
Miss Carrie Pierson last Saturdaj that when the truth has been sifted
evening, j out of the wild and extravagant es-1
Miss Doddle Foster, who hav timates, the number of the dead
been visiting her sister for the past and wounded in the Manchurian
week, returned to her home in armies will be materially reduced.
Owasso last Sunday. A newspaper story is usually less
Joe Berry, of College Mound. I conservative than a historic ac-j
Mo., has been visiting his old friend, count. The war in the Orient has ~ ' ■ - --- ——
L. G. Richmond, and looking for a in fact been fought in a compara-1
location. He is well pleased with lively humane way. Except in rare , -jfr
this country. instances, the greatest of care and 1 -jjj.
-----—•»—>- consideration have been paid to
An Absent Minded Slaiesiiuin. captives and the wounded. The:
Representative Byrci, of Missis- medical departments of both con-
| NIPPING NIGHTS
sippi, has established what one of tendingarmiesare organized,equip-
his colleagues has termed the "long ped and run according to modern •$>
distance record for absent mindod- ideas as to such things. The Red , tjf
The other day when the Cross corps and hospitals have been , ^
ALWAYS RLSIL7 IN A COLD IF
EXPOSURE IS THE CAUSE X
sure that Vengeance was promptly j south. Emergence from such a
executed upon any criminal whose: shadow must in the nature of
heisdeeds aroused general public j things be gradual. The passing of
execration and cf whose escapej the generation which first began
from punishment by law there was j lynching for the cause still accept-
a reasonable prospect. It is this ed as justifiable will have a great
liV.er phase of tho mania which has: deal to do with it, and lynching be
a reused the active opposition of the
...___j, of .southern white leaders who
j i ,',ify lynching in the original ap-
p .cation. It is this opposition
t ch has led to the decrease cf
t, : crime which these statistics
s : v. Mr. Baker is interesting be-
gan in the south a generation ago.
The new south already perceives
that lynchings for the once accept-
ed cause are now but one fourth of
the total, and it discriminates
sharply between that fourth and
the three quarters which good citi-
b ae he reveals the methods of zenship there as here declines to
house adjourned and members were respected and the rules of civilized |
flocking to their committee rooms war carefully lived up to. Only on j &
or for the capitol exits Mr. Byrd one or two occasions during the as-1 &
hurried out with his overcoat but- saults upon Port Arthur has there ^
toned up about his chin, but with been any rumor that quarter was,^
nc hat on. He was evidently mak- denied or refused. There is no 4jjjr
Ing tracks for the nearest car line, doubt that the present war has af-1 ft
A doorkeeper spied the rushing forded the best illustration of the
bareheaded statesman and gasped use of medical skill and attention.;
with astonishment. Then he sent The practical value of such consid-
a page flying in piysuit. Mr. Byrd erate and impartial treatment is
was overtaken before he left the! being brought to a test for the first I
tice of my Heath is false, sir. I will i building. "Mr. Byrd, you've for-. time on a large scale. Will it pro-
horsewhip you within an inch of' 2°tten your hat." panted the page. long °r shorten the war? At first
your life, sir, if you don't apologize I "Mercy sakes. so I have." sAid the thought, to an unmilitary mind
in your next issue.” The editor in- ' Mississippian. placing his hand to ^ would seem that it would tend to
serted the following the next day: I Ms head quickly. "Run back to lengthen the conflict indefinitely.
HE BAKU) DtlHi COMPANY
Carries in stock a complete line of Proprietary
Medicines for Coughs and Colds, and the exact
ingredients for filling all prescriptions X
turn of the Odessa Democrat one
afternoon, exclaiming: "That no-
We regret extremely to announce the cloak room. son. and tote
that the paragraph which stated j me-
that Major Blazer was dead is with-
Mr. W. T. Stead thinks theatres
should be conducted along church
lines, in some respects matinees
conform td this idea. They are at-
tended mostly by women.
The bloodier the shorter, is usually
the result of an encounter between
! two individual units, and such nat- j
She Can, That’s a fact. urally ought to be the result in a: 4j5>
Boyce—Why does a woman give: struggle where hundreds of thous- i &
«o much attention to dress, is it ands are pitted against each other. I ■$,
because she wants to attract men War is serious business, and its:jr$
or because she desires to outshine chief object is to gain victory and ] 2L
her sister wbmen ? Mrs. Boyce— j peace. A too careful regard for
Can't a woman do two things at the means might delay the obtain-: w
once? (ing of these ends.
Toilet Articles and bath room
'supplies arc always kept in slock,
and lovers of Tobacco may se*
cure here their favorite Havana
or just (he kind of Goods heeded for
their afternoon or evening smoke
CALL ON US FOft ANYTHING IN tllE DRUtt LINE
BAKER DRUG CO.
MSITE POSrOffICE TULSA, IND. TEA.
FURNITURE AND UNDERTAKING
PHONES 10-4-290 OPPOSITE PCSTOFFICE
“THE RIGHT PLACE”
FANCY AND STAPLE GROCERIES
We are selling Gas Heating Stoves and our sales
have been something remarkable
We have SOLD OUT our stock THREE TIMES,
but NOW have a NEW LOT on hand and MORE on
You should make a note of this, and if you are going
to need a HEATING STOVE make your selection at
Our HEATERS are EQUALED BY NONE and our
figures are as low as is consistent with the QUALITY
OF THE GOODS
HALE & REYNOLDS~
Open Day and Night
THREE REGULAR MEALS SERVED
ROMS IN CONNECTION
RATES, SI.25 FER DAY AND UPWARD
We make a specialty of Short Orders, and carry
everything the market affords. Also have one of
the most complete lines of Confectionery JY
0 Goods at: Cost, and Votes for the Piano Besides
V/e have cccided to ch mge Our lire cf Merchandise, and our new stock will be here on
March 1. so between now and then we mus„ make room for them, henue we have decided to cut
everything in our store to co ;L and let it go. We mean just what we say. and If you will give us
a trial we can easily convince you. Here are a few prices for examples:
East Second Street,
Tulsa, Indim Territory
7 Spools of Thread.......
1 Paper of Pins
S2.25 Shoes (Ladies' Bluchers)
Men's Overalls, from
25 to 65
4 Tin Cups
Men's Duck Coats
12 Quart Galvanized Bucket
Set St. Derni; Cups and S . icers. 45
Wash Bowl and Pitcher
Cotton Bats., . .
4-ply Linen Collars
Men's Flt'eec UncHrwea
Outing Flannel .
We have just received almost half a carload of dishes of ail kinds that mu „ go with the
res: Also a large assortment of Pocket and Tr.tle Cutlery. Glassware. Tinware Graniteware,
Jewelry, Indian Curios. Dry Goods. Notions: in fac . no much that it would take us a!! day to
mention them. Give us just no trial and we will convl me you that we are doing all we claim
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Henry, George. W. The Tulsa Chief. (Tulsa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 48, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 31, 1905, newspaper, January 31, 1905; Tulsa, Indian Territory. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1173198/m1/1/: accessed March 24, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.