The Tulsa Star (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 40, Ed. 1, Saturday, August 1, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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Official Organ of The
Vol. 2 No 40.
Covering The Entire State of
America's Last White Hope
Additional Proof That Johnson
Has Conquered The Best Of
What Flamgan Said.
America has lost its last white
hope when Georges Cn-pentier
French champion defeated Gunboat
Smith of U. S. A. in London Thurs-
day July 16th. " Smith's defeat
camn in the sixth round ' he referee's
d cision being given to the French
for a foul blow by Smith. The de-
cision is the fubjoct uf considerable
controversy but had the fight wont
the scheduled twenty rounds and
Carpcnticr had defeated Smith in
the very last round there would
have been the same dissatisfaction
fortius fight was the dying effort of
tho American newspnpors to find a
while man to wrest tho title from
No White "Hope" in Sight.
But John Arthur Johnson is still
ttie heavyweight champion of the
world and from present idicnations
is liable to remain such for some
time to coma. Georges Carpentier.
Jbo victor in the last fight admits
himself that he is no match for Jack
Johnson while unprejudiced judges
of the game will admit that at pres-
ent there is no other white heavy-
weight tember in sight. The pro-
posed fight with Sam Langfordnext
claims nttenion but friends of Jack
Johnson feel no concern over the
outcome of that fight.
Can Whip Any Man
Take it from mo Johnson can
whip any man in the world today
black or white said Tom Flanagan
noted Canadian sportmc authority
upon his return from tho Johnson
Moran go. "Anyone sufficiently in-
terested to leain can find out that
Johnson is in tho bst condition and
takes better care of himself than any
other heavyweight doa. Moran a
young husky giant was cut to pieceh
by Johnson who hammered him at
will and it will be remembered that
tho fight lasted twenty rounds "
The O. E. S. Regular
Tho 0 E. S regular meet ng the
first Friday Aug 7th at Cleaver &
Cherr Hall N. Greenwood all sis-
ters are expected to be present and
worthy visitors ure welcome.
Mrs. Mcgergore V. M. Mrs Mary
T. Hutchins Sec & Tres. Phillis
SUCCESSOR TO THE MUSKOGEE STAR
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows And The Knights And Ladies of Harmony of The World
The OlaLoma Booster Edtion!
Oklahoma - To Commemorate The Meeting of The National Negro Business Men's League At "Muskogee August 19-21 1914.
Officers Of The
The Grand Lodge of tho K. and
L of H. of tho World convened in
this city last Thursday in its second
annual session. Only ciuht subordi-
nate lodges were icprcsontcd nt the
Grand Lodge but what was Iackcn
in the number of delegates was made
up in enthusiasm by those present.
Muskogee sent tho largest delega-
tion of any other town in the State
and it was a live bunch who made
known tliqir power when it come to
deciding a question at issue.
Dr. W B. Humphohy Past Grand
Protector issued a statement some
time ogo to tec effect that lib would
not bo a candidate foi ro-election.
. Grand attorney Freeman L .Mar.
tin entered the race for the office
shortly thereafter. He was opposed
by A. J. Smithermnn who after-
wards got out. of the raco infnvarof
J. H. Goodwin who was olected by
the voto of ovary delegate present
except C. V. Henry Mr.-. Melton
andDr. Ilumpry who cast their votes
Following is the rcster of ncvly
elected officers; J. II. Goodw'n
Grand Protector. W. II. Buokhnn-
on P T A. K. Love Sec. Dr
W. B. Humphory Tres C. .V. Hcnrv
Chaplin. Chancy Smith Guido
Fainey Early Guardian. Susie mel
ton Sentinel II. T. Hutton Sec-
Tres. Mrs. II. A. Patterson. Loct-
uier. Ida Grout Matron. J. T
Wiggins Grand attorney.
GUTIIIUE OKLA. July 30.- Charged
with holding negro boys in peonage
James and Andrew Williams fanners
woro arrostod by United States Marsh-
al Nowr.ll and placod In jail.' It is charg-
ed that tho Willllam's niantalned an i
acencv In tho southeast mul liml mM ...! '
to thorn 35 negro boys from Charleston
8. 0. who woro placed on a farm In Kay
county and worked as slaves
Last wook oua of tho boys escaped
and Informed tho officers. Threo other
doys who attempted to escape It is al-
leged woro rocapturcd and roeloved a
beating which may result fatally.
TtJLSA OKLAHOMA SATURDAY August
Many Negroes Regis-
tering As Democrats
That the Grandfather clauso will
not be rigidly enforced this full is the
'bcleif of some of the leading politi
cians of tho State.
Thousands of negroes have regis-
tered as democrats. This giving the
democratic party a clear majority
over tho republican party. Tho
white democrats aro elated over the
exudus of negroes from the republi-
can party and as a rule they aro
extending a welcome hand to them.
The Grand Lodge
of the G. V. Q. ofO
met in Mc A tester
McAlksteh Okla July $9th
(Special to the Tulsa Star)
The G. U. O. of 0. and House-
hold of Ruth of Okla. closed its an-
nual session here today after a very
interesting meeting lasting 3 days.
Tho session was hold in the C. M
E. church of this city whero the gen
eral public was entertained each nig
lit with very interesting programs
Tho first day of tho Session was
taken up in the appointment of com
mittees and seating delegates and on
tho evening of tho satno day which
was Tuesday a program consisting
of welcome addressoj solos etc was
rendered. Wednesday a regular rou-
tine of business was carried out. and
Thursday night a Mommorial piog-
ram ns rendered. Thursday was
the last day of the session ano n
grind scramble for the pio counter
insued A fight was waged against
Grand Master E D Jefferson by
the delegates from Chickaslm who
were quietly assisted by their friends
from other places but after tho roar
ot battlo had subiidtd it was anno
unced that Jefferson was tho win-
ner bj n good majority. At this
writing tho election of officers has
not beon completed. Full list of olec
ted officers will be sent in a later ro
port. Tho next meeting of the CJrand
Lodge will go to Elreno.
Tho Sisterd of tht Household of
Ruth I ud a very nice session very
different ofcourso to that of tho
men Perfect peace and harmony
existed throughout tho meeting for
which Mrs. Thompson Most Noblo
Grand Govorness of this city is
Colored Soldiers Being Enlisted
West Africa To Supply Navy Department
With A Draf Of 200 Senglese Annually
EUFAULA OKLA. July 29 -A
mob of 300 ormed citizens stormed
tho county jnil here today for IS
hours in an attempt to lynch two
negroes charged with tho murder of
Johnson King a prominent Indian.
after advancing repeatedly since
daylight only to bo repulsed by the
entreaties of Sheriff J. W. McCiinc
each time the mob disbanded at
(Tulsa Dally World)
The following nre excerpts from
President Wilson's Fourth of July
"We set up this nation nnd we
propose to set it up on the righs of
man. Wo did not name any difer-
enco between one raco nnd another;
Wo did not set up any barriers
against any particular raco or peo-
ple but opened gates to tho world
and said that all men who ws to
bo free can como to us nnd thov will
bo welcome. We said this independ-
ence is not merely for us a selfish
thing for our own private use but
for everybody to whom wo can find
tho means of oxtonding."
Going futeor ho said: ''I am
willing to got anything for an. Amor
ican that money can buy except tho
rights of other men. I will not
help and man buy a power he should
not exercize over his folio w-being.''
OKLAHOMA CITY Juy 3l..-explra.
tion pardous to tho numbor of 30 to bo
como effootlvo during tho next month.
have beon Issured by Oovornor Cruco
In compliance with tho law. Thoy aro
all from tho Stato penitentiary at McAl-
Subscription 51.00 Por Year
Colored subjects of Frniifti aro bolrg
lri"d iu noiicnmbatant pouts in tho
French navy wlh groat success. Ono
hundred Songnlpso worked iu tho stnek-
liolo of tho flagship of tho Mediterra-
nean fleet for two month with entirw
satisfaction to tho admiral in command.
According to tho report tho men seemed
dollted with their new oecupat ion. Tho
govornmout of West Africa has undor-
takon to supply the nary dopartmnpt
with a dr.ilt of 200 Sengaleie aunually.
Tho French ar persistent In their
efforts to enlist Negroes" in this army
and navy. This 1 a striking fact In face
of what Is encountered iu this country.
Hero tha oflort la to put tho Negroes un-
der the ban. Perhaps It Is not wall to
mako sueh aswcuplug assertion for tho
Negroos aro valued by many llowovor
thoro aro too many who soo nothing to
admlroiu negro soldiers iu spttoof tholr
Quo soldierly qualities. It's tho sama
old roaion of couriu and which wo all
know. Hut Jiut the same Franco Ii en-
listing a torriblo fighting host and
which may moan nioro for that country
than may bo thought at this timo.
Fred &.ud a white man of this
city was fined S25.00 by Municipal
Judge Clark last Wednesday moro-
nity on achargo of assaulting James
Nichols coloied porter at tho Saint
Regis hotel last Sunday afternoon.
Gomd.s attornoy immediately gnvo
notjeo of nppoal in the case and tho
appeal bond was fixed at $200.
The ovidence in part was t the ef
feet that Goud cutno to the hotel and
asked tho porter to seo a woman
Tho porter replied that they had no
women thero. This incurred tho ice
of tho coiner and ho proceeded to
givj Nichols a kick and a shovo
that sent him sprawling down the
Stttircase. Mrs. Uvan.nrnnrintrnsc.-wf
the hotel took offenco at some of
tho remurks that wero made by
Goud on tho stand and had it not
been for chief Burns would have
given him a "cloauing" on tho out-
side of the police station as ho left
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