The Tulsa Star (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 32, Ed. 1, Saturday, June 6, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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Vol. 2 No 32
Covering The Entire State of
Tulsa School Man Victim
Of Little Cupid's Arrow
Prof. J. W. Hughes Is "rnexpecu-illy"
M arried At Okm u lgee
Tho Boclal circles of Okmulgee wort
somewhat Btnrtlod lust Sunday morn-
ing when tho news hml been g nernlly
circulated that one of tho popular
young women or that town had unlet
ly becomo tho wife ot Prof. J. W.
Hughes of this city Saturday nl.ht
June 30th. It was generally known
that tho couplo wcro to get married
but no ono expected It to happen who
Tho happy groom left this city Sat-
urday expecting tho ceremony to bo
performed Sunday or Monday. Soon
nfter ho arrived at Okmulgee how-
over he learned that tho brldo had
planned a surprise for him as well as
her friends and ho was compelled to
make double-quick time to get ready
for tho ordeal.
Tho wedding took place at tho home
of Mr. and Mrs. Artreo Snccd who nro
said to bo very prosperous citizens
of Okmulgeo with whom Miss Led-
singer mado her home.
The ceremony was slmplo and lm-
proBslve according to tho wishes of
tho contracting parties. To tho
strains of tho wedding march played
by Miss H. Ford tho brl-lo cntored
tho pretty parlor on tho arm ot tho
groom and behind them came MUs
Woodson and Dr. McKeover of Tulsa
who was best man. Tho br.de was
gowned In a beautiful white chllfon
embroidered In bluo and pink forget-me-nots
and trimmed In pink ch'.tfon
she woro accessories to match. Miss
Jessie Woodson was gowned In a
btmitlf'ul white cllntfiip musson.
trimmed In shadow lnco. The groom
and best man woro the conventional
black. Tho brldo and err- .1 htivo the
sincere wUhes of m-ny mun friends
for a long happy filing on tno mat-
rimonial a:la. Tho out-of-town guests
Included Mr. and Mrs. A. J Smither-
man of TuUa (edlUr of the Tnla
Star) Prof Wood of 010 e.r.y sclools
nnd Dr. McKeover
Tho bride Miss Nettlo A. Ledaing-
er. was formerly a teacher In tho city
school at Okmulgee nnd is a very
popular lady thcro with old and young.
Tor seven y nra she has taught school
there until tho cIojo of the school
last month. MUs Ledslnger was born
In Byersburg Tennessee and after
graduating from th public schools
thero attended tho j VM; Univer-
sity. SUa ha? given nluo years of her lit"
to school work ono yoar at her horn-
town two years In North Carolina
and tho remaining sovon yenrs at
Prof. Hughes Is principal or the
DouglaBS school of this city and has
held the position with cr.illt for thrco
years. 'Ho Is a heavy tax payer ot
Tulsa nnd has-been Instrumental In
bringing the East End to Its present
status. When ho camo here four
years ago ho went Into tho grocery
business with O. W. Qurloy and one
year later was elected principal of
' the colored school here. He Is a man
of high Ideals and a truo raco man.
tt . nnmiifir of rent houses In
this city which brings him a nice m
the local Business Men's League As
t mbr The Star Boost.
Oklahoma To Commemorate
MRS. J. w. in ours
(Die newly wed)
como and has a snus littlo bank ac-
count. Prof. Hughes Is also president of
an educator lui hns a splendid reputa-
tion and Is well thought of by all tho
state teachers who know him At this
tlmo he Is ono of tho conductors ot
the normal at MuBkogio wludn
Tor several years has hold Uio reputa-
tion or bolng ono or tho host Institu-
tions or Its kind in tho state.
At tho List iiiiiiuul meotlngof tlin N.
IC. Dlstriut Tvaoliers iihsoolatinn which
rut hi thin dry last fall Prof. Hughes
was elected pivsith'iit.
It was wlillo attending a tcarhers
ibsoclation about tlireo years ago that
littlo Dan Cupid brought this tounl
toMether and since that tlmo Prof
Hughes has been a frequent 1 1 or at
Okmulgeo. He wbb a persist! nt i t
an ardent lover and posses-Kid with
theso qualities so osBentlol to : - uc
oessful lov r ho soon vum h .
Into tho heart of the oik glil In . 1
It was not loiig arter tiny ir.-t
foro they were iigugid bat th!-
cret was guardoel wry ciref lb I
both partlos as long as tt wr i j-ip t
under tlie circumstances fjr firm 1 3
guard It. Hut tt was known 11 'lul
mil aUo in Okmulgee mor tbu.i 1
yoar ago tint' tho two would get uar
ried -'some thno soon." Whether thli
was a mere suspicion on tho r it of
inquisitive Moods or was dlvulg d b-
the lovi-rs themselves Is not thorough
Tho brido nnd groom cam"' to Tulsa
Sunday afternoon. After tho summer
normal they will bo at homo to frlr-nda
"That chnuifeur wis a r-"i
"I thought he v.ouid Ut."
"Hut you gave htm a letter "f recoia-
menda Ion "
"Of courre Aud 1 advise vou to do
the same It's the ouly way to B't hlra
to so peaceably '
TULSA OKLAHOMA SATURDAY JUNE
The McUing of 'lht- National Nigvo. Husincs.s Men's League At
Elliott Bros. Will
Open Next Week
The Elliott brothers of Muskogee
will open their branch storo In this
clt next Wedn.day June 10 In tho
ne Woods building on North Green-
wood provided the workmen get
ibtotiN'h with the building In tlmo.
This Btore promises to lie 0110 of the
i wt '.quipped high class stores ever
opened In Tulsu.
Ten thousand dollars worth of the
iifven befit uoliblest 'ip-to-dnto the
r:;. latest in men's and women's
rid. lowxrr hats sho B otc will
i- 1 in on dltiplay on the day ot the
u t-ni'ig and tho bite show windows
ii 'ii d and decorated by expert Ne-
. lr 111.11 w tli n touih'of artistic
in -ii -i". s v 111 lii a revelation Id
- im ou shoppers of tho East End
1' in -i .piration 10 tin- Bhoppers who
1' ih. b- ' tor their motity.
1 1 a letter to th- editor or The Star
1 I .1. E ljott preuldent or the Stato
1 1 wlio Is aho head of the Elliott
'1 -ii'itking of the quality at the
im' hi- is Hbout to pr Bent to the
i i . 1 1 ilea said In. irt: (- .
"I nm eomhu stroni? w.'h a stock
ot goods that itciiUcr 'i J-or any ot
tlin people of I'u'ju ni-ed '10 ashaiiei!
Hi" Not cheap goods not the ordinary
Junk' but to folio .v out our reputa-
tion ot strlcl;' ole..n and nlvli ols
For a number or yenrs Mr. Elliott
Iibb succeeefully conduoted a Btore in
Miiftkogou cnrrylng a stock of men's
and ladies' nadj-tn-wear which ranks
with the 1 ndlng stores of thnt city or
any other city in the country.
TtiUa is to bs congratulated for hav-
ing secured such eiitarjirWnf-biislijofld
men as these aud Mr. Elliott" is to bo
compliment ! for dlsplsylng such gonri
iudgment In opening a brunch store
tn this city.
PRC)1 J W IH'CjIILS
BT'iii diet J
"Uiifxptctetllv" marrud at Okmulgeo one week ago to-day
Coming To Oklahoma
Stale Lvalue Must Get Busy To In-
sure Success - THE TULSA SAR
Will Publish Booster Edition For
Month after nest August 11 nnd 1G
J'isit n little over two montliB the
KifutPht organlSRttou ot Nogro bust-
nci men in the United Stntos or In
the world will meet nt Muskogeo.
Uleaded by Hooker T. Washington tills
organl-atlon has done moro to pro-
mote Inspire and rollciUito tho opera-
tion of business among negroes than
airy other known agency and this Is
the body of men representing ovory
state In the union who will como to
Musko.ite as the guest of Oklahoma
to talk bHliuifcMmil to do business In
a way that will be worth thousands
and thmeands of dolinra to tho Negro
. busluous men or this stnto. This Is tu
reality a school for business men. Al-
though the annual term Is brief last-
ing only two or throo days tho good
substantial Information gained at Just
one session of this loaguo Is well worth
tho prlct nny man may pay to attend.
This Is a grt distinguished nnd
honored guest coming to Oklahoma.
How will Oklahoma rccelvo her gucstT
Every citizen or tho stuto should bo
interestixl In this quostlon and each
tndlvtUuHr should do his or her part
to uphold the nnmo or mo stato In re-
ceiving and cntortalnlng theso great
in. 11 or the raco. Especially Bhoukl
every Nogro business man In tho
state strain a point It nccessnry to
show to the oiitsljlo world tho kind ot
Subscription $1.00 Por Year
Muskogee August 11-15 1914.
mute-rial tho Nogro buslueus mun or
Oklahoma are mado or.
J Tho Tulsa Stur will make special
1 of fori h to nsslut tho Stnto League in
I prubkiiting 11 solid front tu August and
tho co-operation ot every Negro busl-
' hush man In tho state should bo as
sured. The Star is tho leading racu
paper In tho stiito and owo it to tho
people ot Oklahoma to do everything
posslblo to iiBslst tho business mon ot
tho statu and tho Stnto League to
make a credltablo showing nt tho Na-
tional Leguo In August. To this ond
Tl Stur will publish a 20-pago Ok-
nhoma Uoostor edition C000 copies
or which will bo dlstr'butcd at Musko-
geo during the meeting ot tho National
League and given to patrons In thu
Tho state will bo covered thorough-
ly nnd if posslblo every Negro bust-
noss mnn In thu stato will bo glvon
an opportunity to get botoro tho public
in a good substantial wny. Evory No-
gro business and professional man In
tho stato should ho n booster nnd got
In tlu Hooster Edition oor tho Tulsa
Star. Wrlto for particulars today.
Meels Mon. Night
Notleo Is hereby Riven that a pub-
lie meeting will lo held at tht library
imhI reading room on North Groon-
- ood Monday night Jum 8 tor tho
r;-o or electing officers and re
i.'l.Ing tike local Huslness League?
I.t.v business man and nil others
oo i-ol an Intemit In tho wolfaro of
t' ommunlty nro Invited to bo pres-
J. W. IIUOHES Pres.
Responds to Cu
Lvcr J. II. Roberts of This
l itv Is Now Full lHedgdel
(Special to The Stnr.)
fi vVl'LGEE Juno C A very pret-
v church wedding was solomnlzed
-undny morning nt 9:30 when Miss
V u'la Hoard of this city nnd Attorney
J H Roberts of Tulsa woro wade
man and wire. Miss Ulnlllo Ford play-
ed the familiar atrajns of Mondlo
sbolus wedding march and down tho
aisle camo Miss Dolly Simmons hriuos-
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