The Oklahoma Safeguard. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 23, 1905 Page: 4 of 4
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Locals and Personals. PE^ySJ^SSAU'
0. W. DICKKRBOX, Kditoi
Men Commit Rape on 16
Year Old Victim.
i >f heart failure after a short ill-
ness. The remains arrived in
Macon, Miss. Wednesday night
Feb. the 8th and was entered
D. HOOKER, EDITOR.
Mr. John D. Dunbar of this , , , ,, . .
city was happily weded to Mrs. Perry has five churches, Bap- Left Note
Annie M. Logan, the noted mis- list three, and Methodist two.
sioiu.rv worker, on the 10th We are not able to say just how
inst at the residence of Mrs- many members each church con-
f-ancy Barnes, the home of the ... . ■„
brid'j. Mr. Dunbar and Mrs. talns> lmt we La,K,"t
Logan are of the first blood of 118 members to the five church
the city and every IkxIv wish es. It has gotten to l>e some o)
l t n
Stating He Was
Mixed Up With Question
Barnet, Texas, Feb. 3.—B. A.
Waters, the colored school teach
>,,, a lf n<r ho™ .,,,.1 ,„,,w .. , . ■ V\ aters, the colored school teacn-
r'ais life M™ iXm^hM c,tyjlrules to ru,n m <'i'of the public school of Bamet,
lire. .Mis . ize. I fear in some cases the g^ot himself vesterdav alxiut H
?n employed as a teacher in , . . . ,1 "*tu jesieuidj uuuui.
the public schools for six years deacons have mistaken the woid o'clock.
and Mr. Dunbar is an old teach- deacon for boss, this friction has \\ aters left a note saying that
er in this county. Our congrat- wrought havoc in our churches, he was mixed up with the sale
Illation to you. UtU8 have less churches less ?'hlfh* Ne^oe8
uei us nave icon -> obtained certificates last sunitner
Installation services at the preachers, less deacons and more to teach school. A mysterious
First BaptistChurch Sunday Feb. j conversions. We believe that if telegram came to this place a
2i'th. All the churches in the (ltl,(. t,,, n, <■ n v thousands of little w*hile after Waters' death
Tillie Kuna aged 10 was res-
cured from a saloon on Riopelle
■ street Sunday night by a police,
[ after having lieen assaulted by
j ten men, two of whom were
All of the parties to the l east-
lv outrage were white people.—
Well here is an object lesson.
It is commonly said that the ne-
, , . „ | some of the many thousands of
S'inv4SePe°P n K y dollars that are put int., church
Mr. G. W. Hutchins of Fallis, i'ouses for beauty and show was
in company with Mr. J. w. put into schools for the educa-
Thurston of Russellville Ala. t ion of our people, or into the
in the family burying grounds
on the 9th. The very express- R(,gar(lless to the inclemency
ive furneral was attended by ()f the W(,atlu,r liusin,,ss is still
Rev R. G Moody at 2nd Bap- , in the thriv ing Metropolist
tist church of winch she was a * , t .
member for several years. She
was a member of the Star of The Assistant Attorney Gener-
Hope, Chapter no 184 who i>er- al of Washington, is now in the
formed the burial cermonies in I cit>' investigating the charges
a very impressive manner at the ma<Ie against the Hon. C. \\ .
Cemetery. The remains- were Kaymond, Judge of the Western
accompanied by her daughters District, by Col. C. B Douglas,
Mesdames Pearl Davis, G. F. White
were in the office las Friday.
We were glad to intertain such
Services at the First Baptist Church,
every Sunday at 11 a. in. and 7:80 p. m.
Sunday School 9:30a. in. Rev. C. A.
missionary box to foster the
cause, we would yet gain. But
when we build our fine churches
either the pastor get too small or
the people grow out of his reach,
this fact has been witnessed in
Mr. Floyd B. Blow, a prom- our Ty. Referring back to Fer-
ment citizen of this city, wno has rys five churches, five pastors
been in St. Louis for several [and no conversions last year.
editor of the Phoenix. The pub
lie is anxiously awaiting the out
come of the investigation
Whatever may lie the results of
the investigation we hope it will
bring about some way to force
months, arrived in the city 011
the 17th inst. He can be found
at the Monrovia where he is
seen greeting his many friends.
Installation services at the Mac
edonia Baptist church the 2nd
Sunday in March. Every body
invited to be present.
the Safeguard this week. Thank | that was ever published in Ok-
The good book says: "If ye keep
my command then are ye my
Rev. R. W. Wade of the C.
M. E. Church was in company
of the Perry editor this week
and had him to understand that
you. Call again Sir,
Rev. T. Nightengale holds ser-
vices at the Mr Zion Baptist
church every Sunday. Go out
and worship with them.
The people will read the Safe-
guard. They are sending for
it from far aiid from near.
lahoma, and that there was noth-
ing ahead of the editor but suc-
cess, for said he, it is impossible
to keep such a man down. Mr.
Editor come on with your paper
I will subscribe next week. Prof.
Prior of this city an old exper-
Advertise in the Safeguard and 'encwl l,aPer man who is wide-
let the people know what you ly known says that it is among
want. the best colored journals in our
Miss Aurie Toombs of Okla- country, stating that he would
homa City is visiting Rev. and take one every week. Prof.
Prior is also on the sick list.
We believe from the present
out look, we will be able to sup-
ply almost every home in Perry,
among our people.
It is becoming very fashion-
able now adays to get a divorce
from the men. Our town talk
and topic is if times get hard I
will leave him look out for stray
There are some would be poli-
ticians around looking for a
hand out or hand down and
when the thing goes the other
way, mug womp like they are
011 the side of the fence where
they can get a rake off vote, your
sentiment vote for better condit-
ion vote for interest and not
Services at New Prospect Bap-
tist Church. At 11:00 a. in.
Mrs. S. S. Jones of this city.
The young people are chiming
in to make her stay pleasant.
Send in your subscription for
Mr. G. II. Spraings made a t rip to Bo-
ley lust Saturday on business. While
there he picked up several subscribers for
the Safeguard, Thank you sir. Mr.
Spriangs is a hustler, a;;d the town of
Boley is the coming star.
We will give Boley a write up next
week. Look out for it.
The snow is now fading away like the
sparkling due before the Sun. We can
now look out like the dove from Noah's
Ark aud see land.
Deacon Lyles is on the sick list this
week. We pray for his recovery.
Work on the street car line will be re-
sumed now, since the weather is clearing
Services at the First Baptist Church
a. nj. tad 7:30 p. m.
Paitor Buciiauau in the stand. preaching 12:30 p. m. Sunday
School. Preaching at 8 p. m.
it. \. i\ r. w«s organized at tin'First Every Friday night prayer
Baptist ciiuroh last Sunday with Mr. I,, meeting. Communion the first
Hawk, President. A goodly number Sunday ill each month.
from one of the leading colored
school teachers of Texas.
It is stated if Waters had got-
ten the message it might have
prevented h i s act.—Palestine
This must lie one of the 20th
century negroes. He is "strict-
ly up to date." Had he not
been, he never would have com-
This is a trate that is peculiar
to the white man. It does not
belong to the negro, and there-
fore any negro found tampering
with it, he is credited with hav-
ing partook too much of the
white man. Whatever the
white man may do the negro,
whom he has had here for 250
years in training will do the
same thing whether it be good
Colonize Some Where.
In this section there seems to
lie a prejudice against the high-
er education of the negro youths.
Notwithstanding the prejudice
and opposition the process goes
quietly on. For the above rea-
sons it would in my judgement
be for the better to colonize the
Negroes in Texas or some other
southern locality. The time is
ripe for the movement and we
feel that we have lawyers, doc-
tors, preachers, college presidents
merchants and other competent
business men to taku care of the
DR. A. C. JACKSON,
Physican & Surgeon,
and Rev. W. Boliver Davis from
gro is a brute and that he alone Clarksville, Tex. -and was join-
commits such crimes and forjed in Memphis, Tenn. by the
that reason he is treated like a other members of the family,
brute in some sections. Now Mrs. M. E. Curren of Ripley,
here is a case in which it is re- j Tenn. and Mr. C. W. White of a" juror commissioners to select
jKirted that all the parties are Memphis, Tenn. She was a a" equal numlier of Negroes,
white. We clip it with regret, native of Tenn. but has been a Whites and Indians to set as Ju-
We are sorry to know that such residence of Macon for several tors in all cases tried in the \\ est-
a thing ever happened on anier- tears- Her first husband, Thos
ican soil by any human being. j W. White served as Circuit
Yet our regret does not change Clerk of Noxubea Co. during
or alter the fact. Had these been J their early life. She was 51
negroes you would have seen it | years of age. She leaves three
in every daily, in this country, daughters and two sons, and a
"Negro brutes" "Negro brutes" host of friends who sympathize I Docter is a graduate from the
"Run them down" "Hang them' with the family in their bereave-' elasical course of Rust University
"Burn them" "Run all of them ment. The members of the fam- j Holly Springs, Miss., and also
out of town." i'ly left for their respective from the Meharry Medical In-
The Negro professional men of
Muskogee, are "It." The med-
ical Doctors have organized a
Medical Association with Dr.
J. M. Davis as president. The
? COLUMBUS BUREAU, T
A W. D. ADAMS, Editor. (,
Why not treat the white brute homes on the 11th. inst.
just as you would the black |
brute. It should not be the man
we mean to punish but the
criminal, be he white or black.
I would go as far to punish
Thought You Were Killed.
I stitute. He is efficient and de-
— serves the place.
1 Brick buildings are going up
I in this city as if by magi c.
_ Blacks, as well as, whites are fi-
, Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 14. 1905. j nancing the enterprises.
crime in a black man as I would | Dear Sir:- rp,
to punish crime in a white man.: This will assure you that your egroes of -Muskogee have
We can not have law and order esteemable journal has been re- ■ a special coach to attend
in this country until all the peo- reived after a long absence and | inauguration of the presi-
ple become willing to punish it comes to me as a great consol-
criminals be they white or black, er, as I have wandered had the
vile elements of Central Miss.
MACON DOTS. killed you. When the Post-man
whistled on the 3rd inst. and the
Safeguard was presented,
Mr. J. W. Longstreet of Me-
heart leaped for joy.
ricUan was in the city on the , thi h
3rd mst. and called by and gave , ' 1 ; , ,
us his promise to subscribe for ers, but was glad when I saw
the Oklahoma Safeguard. j Rev. C. A. Buchanan was still
editor. I beg the interest of such
broad hearted men as you that
Mr. S. E. Wilson made a fly-
ing trip to Brooksville on the
8th to see Mrs. Wilson who is
teaching in that vicinity.
Mr. B. Rollan, of Memphis,
Tenn. is spending a few days in
the city visiting his friends.
Rev. J. H. Everett, pastor of j
the M. E. church has been con-
fined indoors for several days |
with Varioloid. We are glad to
announce that he is able to be i
desires to see the young men
come to the front in every re-
spect. Hoping you success, I
Yours for the work,
W. L. Petty.
lent. Attorney Twine is the
paramont pusher in this move-
President Roosevelt has de-
cided to stop over in Muskogee
on his trip to Texas in the near
Rev. J. H. Hill, the able shep-
herd of the First Baptist Church
has proven himself a scholar as
well as a christian. He is com-
petent and deserves • the holy
charge that was thrust upon
him. Under his efficient man-
agement wre hope to see the edi-
February 9th, 1905.
Mr. Linzy Moore, one of the
oldest citizens of the town drop-
ped dead here jit his place of
business on the 7th inst.
Mrs. Lueinda Gregory, a mem-
ber of Sheba Chapter, No. 47 or-
der of the Eastern Star, died at
her home on 10th Street, on the
8th inst. She was a consistent
member of the M. U. Baptist
Church. Her funeral was
preached by the pastor, Rev. C.
Mr. W. B. Littlejohn, member
of Evening Star, No. 10, A. F,
and A. M., is critically ill. His
physician Dr. T. V. James doubts
Mesdames A. W. Fisher and
Sallie Shaw are yet on the sick
The Union Academy is yet on
the boom. Prof. W. 1. Mitchell
reports an enrollment of nine
(9u0) hundred pupils and says
trom the rapid income daily, that
in a few more days, he will
have one (1000) thousand pupils.
The rain here on the 6th, 7th
and 8th inst., did a deal of dam-
age to wells, streets, public roads,
rendering tliem almost impossi-
The farmers here have decided
to lesson the cotton acreage
and turn more of their at-
tention to raising of hogs, har-
mony and such things on their
farms os will make them self-
The heavy rains have caused
continued rise in the river. A
rise of three feet having been re-
ported in fwenty-four hours.
Bad weather has retarded the
progress of church work in this
section for nearly two months.
The church going people are very
anxious for service now.
Sister Jessie NcMath, the a-
dopted daugher of Mr. and Mrs.
Allen Jones, who was shot by
accident, died on the 8th. Her
funeral was preached by the
What does it mean?
Judge Saddler, S. G. Garret,
Dr. F. L. George, of Langston,
participated aud we think the future is
bright. These young people are able to
get up a flashing Society.
Big prepeiations for the installation of
t he pastor at the First Baptist Church next
Sunday. Come on, there is room.
Dr. H. W. Conrad has our thanks for
the order placed with us for Job 'work
Mr. \\ hit Ellis the popular hotel niau
knows where to get his job work done
Sir. Alberta Chambers after spending
several days in the city, left on the 21st
inst. for his home in Pickens, Miss.
We want one hundred men
and women to sell the Safeguard.
All right, send in your applica-
tion and we will send you an ap-
pointment aw'! an agent's outfit.
115 1-2 S. 2nd St. 'Phone 169.
410 W. Vilas Ave. 'Phone 033.
up again, antl hunting in the j homa city and
Wagoner, I. T.
Mr. Monroe Presley is now
preparing to sell out his proper-
ty in Miss., and invest in lands
in the Territory.
Services everV Sunday at the
First Baptist Church as follows:
Sunday School at 9:30. Preach-
ing at 11:00 and 7:00
| Green Hill Baptist Church
| services every Sunday as follows:
I Sunday School at 9:0*0. Preach-
ing at 11:00 and 7:00.
C. M. E. Church services are
every Sunday as follows: Sun-
day School at 9:30. preaching
at 11:00 and 7:30. Prayer meet-
ing every Wednesday night.
A. M. E. Church services
every sunday as folows: Sun-1 litical and religious liberty,
day School at 9:30, preaching at
11:00, and 8:00, anil board meet-
ing every Monday night.
The weather is quite severe in
this section. Snow and ice every
Mr. J. E. Jones formerly of
Mississippi has gone into busi-
ness here and is doing well.
A goodly number of people
around Muskogee, are preparing
to imigrate to Africa in a few
days. They are hunting for po-
What Relation is One Baptist
Church to the Other-
It is Like a Bride Adorned for Her Hus
band. Rev. 21 Chap. 2nd verse.
When Christ set tip his church
He set it up in this life,
To make us see its beauty.
He compared it to * man and his wife.
Mr. Willis Jones is an up-to-
date restaurant man and can be
. i found on C. Street near Santa
Fe depot. When in Perry if you
-jet hungry, call and see Mr.
Jones and he will make it all
right with you.
Rev. F. S. Alwell has a nice
The Baptist Counsel and Territoral barbershop on 7th and C. Streets
Board Called to .Meet. 'a11 aml st,e him-
I Mr. John Davi, is an old ex-1 He bound It with a cord,
Thpinwit Rai f t n ii " 1 '.'"i" >ai bel \\lin is located That no man can sever
1 hegreat Baptist Counsel and m 6th, Street, when in need of „ was with tll0 cori, of ,„v„
Executive Board meeting which 1 shave or hair cut give luin a He tied the church together
was to meet in Oklahoma Citv tml nni' lie convinced.
r-, , , , Hi' made a beautiful comparison.
ret), ind. could not meet be- A residence in Southeast Perry As lovely as the sun
cause of the bad wither. ught on tire laM week and be- j it is the grand old tie of wedlock.
You are hereby called to meet '(,lt t'ent.al could call the fire Where two hearts beat as one
EVh 91 fv, •. ,, lepai tnient, Mr. Longfellow was „., , ,
Rnntj f w;, y -n • "" <* out of the house UP the church,
Baptist Church vith a now if you are (lrt
1 lie Sunday School Board and for speed, wire us and we will
theWomens Missionary Board j Mr. Longfellow down
will meet with us. The church
will care for you while you are
in the city. .
Come rain or shine.—Business
of importance demands that you
S. S. Jones,
woods back of
but quarantined in the
and is not permitted out.
Mrs. Amanda Hughes
the sick list this week.
Mr. R. D. Cavett has been
bound out of town several days
by high water,
Mrs. Fanny McNeese, one of
the assistant teachers in the
Shuqulak high school, of which
Prof. W. M. Atkinson is princi-
pal, was in the city from the
11th to the 12th inst.
Mr. John Trice of West Point,
is spending sometime in this
city among his friends.
Mr. John Strode of Brooks-
ville spent Sunday in the city.
Mr. James Rollan is on the
sick list with pneumonia. We
wish for him a speedy recovery.
Miss Annie B. Bush was in
the city Saturday. She is teach-
ing with Miss E. Sherrod at Cen-
Messrs S. E. Young and W.
M. Williams of Brooksville, were
in our city Saturday
Dr. J. E. W. Williams of Okla-
, . , j Editor C. A.
his parsonage; Buchanan
was seen holding a
i conference in the rooms of the
I Safeguard office until a late hour
is on last Tuesday night. They ap-
pear to be getting their heads
together. What does this mean !
Somethings is going to drop.
You watch what I say. The
du02"6 Wci'e cluaed iilid" vv c OutiuT
only see through the glass front,
that the meeting was going on.
These are all leading and influ-
ential men in their respective
localites and represent some-
thing. Something is going to
drop. Mark my prediction.
The man on the corner.
Brothers-In-Law Have Fight and
One is Badly Punished
T ., ... , . Messrs Clarence Hawk and
In the professional forest of Car] Xeal were arre8ted last Fri-
Muskogee, there is timber suffl
cient for senators, representa-
tives, judges and in fact any po-
sition in the future State of
Oklahoma. Let not all aspire
for the same position.
Give S. D. Hooker, our Mus-
kogee representative, your sub-
scription and job work. We
will do it in first class style.
H. H. THOMPSON,
Boot and Shoe Maker,
—Custom work to order—
REPARING A SPECIALTY.
Our Prices are reasonable.
337 W, Okla.. Ave. Guthrie, O. T.
day night for fighting on
An investigation proved that
Hawk was badly cut abut the
head, supposedly with a pair of
knucks. He was later taken to
his home on East Harrison
avenue in an unconscious con-
dition. His skull is thought to
Xeal claims that Hawk had
been mistreating his sister, who
is Hawk's wife.
The Daily Leader. The Oklahoma Leadre.
Printers, Publishers, Bookbinders,
Stationers, Lithographers, Bank
and County Supplies, Specialties.
have moved here from those
States since January, 1904, and
they are still coming. This
town is growing fast and it is
believed that it will be the Coun-
ty site. We ask Mississippi and
Mr. Ed White of Brooksville, j Texas to send lis 500 or 000 in
was on the Streets of Macon Sat-; this year. Now is the time for
urday. 'you to come West, there is a
Little Mag Barnett and Vel- j P°sition for every man.
mer Tate are on the sick list i
Miss Emma Sherrod was
among her many friends Sat-
urday, who always give her a
Mrs. Lula Johnson who has
spent several months in Mem- j
phis, visiting her sister, Mi's.
Scott, returned home on the 6th i
Short Order and Lunch Counter,
Wewoka, I. T. Feb. 17.-A1- ■ _Game in Season.-
w me to say through your col-
umns that we thank Mississippi ' ' '
and the Lone Star State for their 205 H"rison ' ' ' Guthrie' °k'a'
kindness. There has been a-! „
... , i . FRFF 100 plates and 100 cups, white
X)Ut fl\e bundled tciniilios that china for church use at socials
etc. We give these to ladies for selling
Write at oner.
GENEKAL MFG. CO.
The Daily Leadek, Official
Democratic paper; Associated
J. J. Chandler.
in the Territory.
The Leader is fearless and ag-
gressive. Gives all the news of
Executive, Judicial and Legisla-
tive Departments. Low rates to
L. G. NIBLACK. Editor.
FOR ALL KINDS OF
O. H. SPRAINQS
THE WELL KNOWN ....
The Crescent C. 0. D. Grocery
..Keeps fresh Staple and fancy..
The Prices are right
FREE DELIVERY ANYWHERE IN THE CITY.
Try 'Em Once,
BOTH 'PHONES. 1 1 5 SOUTH 2ND'ST.
C. C. KINNEY.
Pr«p«M for tooceM at the b«r, In
btuineM «.r public lif«. by mail. In
the ORICIN A L SCHOOL.
r*un4«4 In 1B 0.
1 I'srand law
Toller* Courts and
Law Court* Liberal Tarma.
Spacslal Oflar Now.
Softool of Law,
733 MaJtHic UMr , Dalralt.MMi.
It whs uot for a little fuu:
But to give you and I to understand
That all the church was one.
, When Jesus took a position.
It was stronger than any thunder
! What God has joined together.
Let no man put asunder.
There is neither Jew nor Greek
I or bound or free;
! All baptised in one body,
i We must agree.
Rev. F. S. Alwell,
Cards are out announcing the j
niarrage of Miss Lula McDow-
ald, formerly of Macon, but now
resident of .Memphis, to Mr.
John Williams of Proctor Ark.
on Feb. 13th. May their days
be many and happy.
It is very painful to chronicle
the death of a beloved friend in
the person of Mrs. Mattie White
McMorris, who died in Clarks-
ville, Tex. Feb. 4th. She died
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