The Tulsa Star (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 31, Ed. 1, Saturday, June 19, 1915 Page: 4 of 8
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TBE TULSA STAR
THE TULSA STAK
Priatininid Publshing CO.
Published Every Saturday at 501 Ilorth Grceuwood Street.
Hater! a. saainlolass matter April II. 181J at the Post Ofllca at Tulsa
Oklahoma ondnr the Act at Uareh 3 1873.
A. J. BxrritiaWA
U. O. B 8irrB uxr
J. II. liumnivin
J bait Smlthorirn
j NATIONAL NEQRO PRE88
The price of this paper ia ?1.00
your subscription and help us to
The Searchlight is making a
NO GRANDFATHER CLAUSE is over applied in bond cleg-
nun- nave you ever noticed it?
THE STAR is the only Colored Weekly in this country
o Mr as we know that publishes pictorat news of tho European
DO YOU KNOW it costs money to operate this paper? Whj
not help us by paying promptly what you owe? Why wait for us to
dun jou? It would be so nice of jou to call by the office and
pay just as jou pay your cs bill.
appvsr- ". x - i .
Our crst-uliile ex-champion. Jack Johnson has been heard from
SKSin. He h now about to turn into a regular actor and will do the
footlights in England. Spain and France. As usual the rc-
Ijorts say that his partner is a white man. Oh Jack I Pitv i
that YOU were not liorn white.
A forceful example of the fair and just recognition of all races
is exhibited i the stock dividend 018000.000. in which the em-
ployees of that gigantic Ford Motor Co . will receive a proportion-
ate share. Of course the Negro is one among the formulae race
in this distribution.
IT WAS RUMORED when Officer Smitherman was pro-
moted and Williams took off his beat that Smitherman had felt
J' an done or two individuals boasted that "we got hint at
last" "we've been after him foi some time." etc Hut when it
was later learned that he had simply been promoted their lower
laughing at the gang continues his good work for law and order
NOW that the Star -uggcMs that a special Itond election be
called to improve the East End. since we have so far failed to Ket
any benefit from previous bond elections Of course we expect
opposition from the white property owners in this part of the citv
but let us have the bonds.
The Panama-Pacific Interuatl Exposition now in progress at
tho Panama-Pacific International Exposition now in progress at
San Francisco will not toleraievanj unfriendliness or unkind
treatment of any one. race or creed on the grounds and that our
people are treated with the same consideration and curtesy that
other people are treated with. It is reported that this Cpou
tion offers the most wonderful educational advantages cer pre
bontI to the people of the United States and their displa is a
marvel of the skill and genius of the age
T1IK II LSA VVORI 1) published a vcrj eloquent article l.M
Tuesday on "Flag Day but the Star must take exceptions to cer-
tain niri. it r I. .1 j... .. .
..... . ui iv. mc imi- i iic nay
witn ttic World on its "Mag Day" sentiment but as long as J mi
Crows Granddaddy Clauses and other forms of uuiiist discrimi
nation is forced upon a weak and
tho Stars and Stripes we cannot
Of course we all love the flag. The Negro has shown his love
aud loyalty to the flag in all stages of American historv. Iut the
nag ttas never meant all to the
The latest motion picture sensation reflecting upon the cgro
sas oeen successfully apprehended and its exhibition stopped bv
(he authorities of Chicago upon the protest and opposition of its
Negro citizenship. The managers of this foul and reprehensible
picture have now turned their voluptuous eyes upon this state
ml wc urge every Negro in whatsoever city it attempts to ppiduce
this obnoxious picture to fight it to the last ditch If it is shown
In any of the cities of Oklahoma let it be ocr the bitter and persis-
tent opposition of all race-loving people
SHERIFF'S MANLY DEFENSE OF NEGRO PRISONER
I-UKI'ISITS 1UUS LIFE TO SAVE NEGRO
A BLOOD-THIRSTY MOB.
. ...- . . in unc iw me
Negro From a Dlood-Thlrtty Mob.
Wlnnesboro S C. Juno 14 A D
Hood herlff of Fairfield county
Cljde Isenhaur and Jules Smith n no-
pro are dead nnd seven oilier persona
nre wounded as a result of an nttack
by a mob upon Hie tdiorlff'a pnrl ioro
today wlille tlie negro was being tnk
on (o court for trial on a chargo of us
Hood and Iscrlhnur died tonight Tho
negro wan instantlj Kilitd
larnlinlir n mliifi.n rxt llm ........
" "' " "" ub
woman binltli la nllegcd to liavo at -
I'.LITOR AID PDBUaUIR
bUUK UESULIH fruit 1IOMK AM)
per year. If you like it send us
continue our work for tho race.
hard fight against the bond issue.
win come wncn wc can .iRrec
helpless race under the folds of
agree with the World's editon.il
Negro that it should
m were indicted bv th Pairnni.i
county mm "' '.. -r"'r."u "i
' of murder W'ltiie..ea tVforP tho
that Cljde Uenhaur acted a the lead
er of til mi.li u
.i"rlf"'' '''"..'!c''l't.l.t' '""I reach
V.i" .i . "mn ""' mol ned to
seize Hi- prisoner Tlie sheriff's
jarnlng ignored and a moment
iiit.rili. shooting marled Although
M.k from six bullet wounds.. U.e
Imlff drugged Smliii iin h -....
room flic negro full .!! i.. V.
- - -.. ..Mi wvoiur
SEXUAL VIGOR RESTORED The
Prematurely aged mad young. Men
weakened by excess made etrong. Un-
happy homea gladdened. Varicocele
eufferere relieved permanently. No
cutting. Send your walet manure and
S3 50 and let Nature heal you. Doug.
laa Speclaltlea Co CIS So. Third St
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday
Service 11 a m .N'glht service 7:46
Her J F KEItSH Pastor
MT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday
Service 11 00 a m Evening service
Iter It A WHITAKER. Paator
VERNON CHAPEL A M E CHURCH
Sunday eervlce 11.00 a m and 7:i
Iter JAS A JOHNSON I'aator
C M E CHURCH. Sunday Servcee
11.00 a in and 7.45 p m
Hov W L UltEWEIl Paitor
M E CHURCH Sunday Services 11:00
a in and 7.4C p m
Hov T J JONES. Paitor
PARADISE BAPTI8T CHURCH Bun-
day Sorvlcea 11 00 a in and 7:45 p m
ltov E W F11ANKL1N PaBtor
lror fresh and cured meats
flour meal butter and eggs
Come and buy of us. Cash
paid for country produce.
Our barbecued meats are
well cooked. Tel 1079.
321 N. Greenwood.
T. W. Ashford Prop.
Sar Want Ads
l'lvn centa a line. No ad aeaeoted
for ! than 35 oeuta.
yOU. SALE Three good koue and
HMMjral lots near TuUa brick plant
will trade for farm land or eell part
cash Sea I)r Wilson In Dental office
In Wilson Dldg or phone 826
Agents for The Tulsa Stak In
very state in the Union You can
make u good snlnry by roprejentinp
one of tho leading race papers if jou
Write today Tho Tulsa Star 11B
N. flreenwond TuIb Ok.
Rata ae plague Transmitters.
In lew of tho admitted Importance
of tho rat In tho transmission of
plague tho study of this disease
among rodents has become ns neces-
sary from tho point of view of pre-
ventive hjgleno as Is tho management
of the human cases when they arise
In a report to tho local government
board of England on rat plaguo In
East Anglla during tho period from
July to October 1911 tho magnitude
of a single campaign Is shown. Dur-
ing four months 15332 rats woro ex-
amined for plaguo Infection. Thirty-
Uvo of tho rats wero found to be
plague Infectod. Twent) -seven premi-
ses were found to harbor plague In-
fected rots. The places itero all with
In an area previously pronounced to
be Infected Tbo rat destruction
hlch has been maintained by local
enterprise for somowlint more than a
year bad. In many localities appro-
stably diminished the rat population.
President Wilson's Father.
In an address at Washington re-
cently beforo tho Potomac prcsbtery
of tho Presbyterian church President
Wilson spoke of Incidents of his boy-
hoo'd when ho assisted his father a
rresbytcrlan clorgj man.
"Ho had a risky habit of saying ex-
actly what ho thought" Bald tbo presi-
dent "a habit which I la part Inherit
ed and of which I have bad diligently
to euro m)eclf.
"But ho was tbo best Instructor
tho most Inspiring companion I ven
ture to say a joungstcr over had
and In facing a Southern presbytery
I cannot think of mself as tho presi-
dent of tho United States I can only
think of myself as tho son of Josoph
II. Wilson nnd I only wish I could
claim some of the vital connection
with tho church which he could
How U. 8. Rose From the Ocean.
An Intel Lstlng exhibit shown by the
United States geological survey at tho
Panamn-PaclMc exposition In San Fran-
cisco Is tho Illustration of tbo develop-
ment of tho surfaco features of the
United States and adjoining lands
tho gradual rise of tho continent from
the primal ocean and tho accompany-
ing development of life a pictorial
story of progress from the early fish
and tho hugo half reptile creatures
known as saurtana to tho higher mam
mala such as tho great saber-tooth
tiger and tho giant hena.
"There Is something about tho fel-
low who was la hero just now that
smacks of the salt sea galo" Bald tho
newly arrived guest.
"You havo raro powers of discern
ment ' said the affable proprietor of
Sea View Inn. "I guess he sells more
peanuts and popcorn than any other
jlealer on tbo beach."
News Around Town
Plenty of rain.
Our merchants seem to be pros
perous mid bnppy.
Duut fall to aeo tho lllaok Magician
at tho Klrat llaptlst Church on 23.
Mrs. Amanda Tlmtnts of Sapulpa
is in the city iiiting Mrs White
Law and order is bulwark of a
clwlized and progressive paople.
Mrs. Barron who has Len con
fined to her room for sume da) 8 is
Miss Lucy Bunkly of Denison
Tex. is city the guest of Mrs Tom
Farmer's Furniture 107. E 1st it
Mid Josie Grnes of Oklahoma
City ie In the city visiting her
mother Mrs. J A Kelton
The editor uf the Star is off on an
indefinite bus uess trip to Mcaleater
doing jury service in Federal Court
55. 00 will buy a dresier worth
twice tho money at Farmar's Furn-
ture. 107 Enet Eirtt St
Mr. Frank Caston of 17 N
Boston has returned from Kansa
City reporting a pleaant trip there
Mr. W. M. Langston has opened
a neat little refreshment p trior at
27 N. Boston and solicits your
Tho cheapest place in town to
buy furnituro for cash is Farmer's
107 East 1st. it
Mr F O. Franklin our faahion-
abla tailor corner of Elgin and
BraJySts. paid Okmulgee a busi-
ness trip last Monday
Mr Cornelius Eduiondson son of
Mrs. Emma Barrow hai been ser-
iously ill for soinu time we hope
his speedy recovery
$10 00 will buy a large refriger-
ator with coil and water bottle at
Hon. E. E McUaniel tho railroad
contractor whoso camp is a short
distance from Tulsa wjs in town
Tuesday and paid his respects to
The Star Office
Mr A. C. Curd ono uf the prom-
inent citizens of Tulsa left Sunday
foi un extended isit to Fort Worth
and other points in Texas we wish
him a pleasant and profitable trip.
If it is a refrigerator d reiser
range chain davenport or any
thing in the f-ecoml furuiture line
Farmer at 107 E 1st has it nnd tht
price is U less than half for cash
Mr. G. W. Ilarri-jon tho wide
awake and hustling newpapor ex-
pert agent is again no our forco
and will snlicit business for tho
Star any courtesies extended to
luii) will bo appreciated.
We are nlag prepaied to sell
furniture at less than half price for
cash. Wo do uot crodit Farmer's
Furniture. 107 East 1st.
Again we reqnpst our realera
and aubenbers to promptly notify
the Staroffico of any failure to get
jour paper regularly and on time
we are ready and willing to correct
any mistake or error that comes to
our notice along tins line
SG 50 will bny a Solid Oak pedaa
tel dinning table at Farmer's Furn-
ituro 107 East 1 st.
Mrs. S T. Partee Mitt Annio
Parteo and Miss Amanda Wood of
Tulsa are visiting the Normal at
Okmulgee for enjoyment and bene-
fit of the good instructions they are
Lawjer II A. Gues keeping
pace with the Tulsa spirit lias
moved hit office quarters from 21G
E. Archer to 303 E Aclier.whero he
Las uaat suite of cosy rooms and is
at home to accommodate his
FOR RENT One six room
hntiae on N Elgin See J B Strad
ird Phone 1592.
Tho 1st Baptist church has a real
literary socilety in full action sub-
ject for discuseion at itt meeting
next Thursday evening will be Re-
solved that Edncation is More Es-
sential to Ilia fievelopemcnt of tho
Race than Wealth F. O. Franklin
TWENTY BOYS iv anted to sell
THE TULSA STAR every Satur-
day. Apply at 115 N Greenwood
Miss Hazel McDaniel who has
just giaduated from Kansas Uni
versity Liberal Arts Department
with high honors pased through
the city Tuesday enroute to her
home at Mcalester accompanied by
her father Hon E E McDaniel
Miss McDaniel has the distinction
of winning fir.t honors in the clats
of muic and is a young lady of ex-
cellent ability with a ery promis-
The Public Library is in naed of
a Bible ns well as other good hooka
Who will liflpus. Call 031
The regular quarterly examina
tion for teachers' county certificates
will be held in the office of C mnty
Superintendent Thursday Friday
and Saturday June 21th 25th and
20th beginning at 7' 43 A. M.
II D. Maxwell
FOR RENT Houses in Fairvlaw
Addition. Cll at 1120 Falrriew
I-rico Add tiou
Two worn n whose names our
reporter failed to obtain got into
an altercation on W Archer street
last Sunday ami resulted in one
of tlie combatants gotting seriously
''carved" a subj'cct for the surge-
on We long to teo the day when
sucli disgraicfi I ptenej will cense
especially among the vvoin n of our
I OR SALE CHEAI' O110 five tol-
uiu cylinder press and gasolliio en-
gmo. Wrtte or I'houe.
A J Sniitherraun
Ilia several churches of the city
are being woll attended at Sunday
services and our mmiusters are
giving their coiigregutioiis food for
reflection and exhortations for
Mrs .Motlojjef 17 North llonton Is
011 the nick lilt
Hov. 15. S. Carter will fill tho pulnlt
of Kuv. Kvrah tluriug la a vacation
-Mr. and Mrs Ullin AbLusv uf Jopllu
Mo ia lit tho blonv 50d East Archer
Aire. Olivia King S14 S. Eluoou U
lu ClarUville viaitiiif; hur mother.
Mr. Jack I'orry Of Uartlcavlllo waa
tu tho ulty VSudneMlay on hie way to
Aire Alagglo Wright ul Kuirvlevv who
lias bueu ill for notuu time is atlll ton
flntd to hor sick room.
Alias Husaiu Porter 400 N. Hartford
loft Wedueaday for Okmulgee to visit
hor mother Aire. Alary Lauum.
Mrs. Nettle Lone BIO North Hartford
loft for Aluhank to reside porniuiieutl)
with hor slater Mrs. Carrio Young-.
Mra. Lena Wonder of Water V-illoy
Alias Is In the olty vlalling Mr. aud
lira J. II. Oooduln.
Her. J. F. Kerih left Thursday foi
I'luu lllnff Arlr. onan intended visit
to bin f atlii r and friends.
I'ror. Atnuras naoero. win reappear
at tho First Ilaptiat Obarch on Wednes
day night Juno 23th.
Thoro will ho a merry new feature
presented Wednesday night at the First
Baptist Church on tho 23.
Hon. Jacob Jonoa a prominent attor-
ney of Taft paaiul through the city
onroutn to lloloy laat Tuesdiy
Air. Albert Kmlthernnn brother ol
jo editor dropptd In town thin week
ind will rom-iiii .1 few dajs visiting
J 8. Kirby has accepted a position a
traveling salesman fur the .McCoy Coal
Co of Mohawk and will begin his
ilutloH at onco.
Air A. B. Davla of 307 N. Ulgln Is
again out after a short addrens we
liopo Mra great success during hit ab-
sence.froin tho city.
Horry who shot policeman I'lgg last
Sunday morning hat been caught and
turninl over to the county authorities
on a charge of assault and battery.
The Katy Cafo at C02 K. Archer I
jour service In the lino of serving firit
class hnrt ordor meals anil apodal ac
conmiodatlon. Give them a trial
Air O. W. Ilutrhlns nm at the
Willlamn' coufectiinery Wednesday
evening and enjoyed aevcral rounds ol
refreshment!! and uvuet meats.
Mr N O. Hryant prcaldent of the
Ilrooktvlllo Telcphono Co. was a vlalti
or at our sanctum and reported that
that his Co. was being woll received
Prof. J. W Hughes Is in Okmulgee
conducting tha County Normal. Airs
llughea will Join him In a few days for
recreation and pleasure at her old
Alias Lueitlo Goodwin oldest daugh-
terof Mr. and Airs. J. II. Oondwln has
returned homo homo from I'lsk Univer-
sity for her vacation and has aoeeptcd
.. clurkshlp with tho Qoodwin Grocery
Air. Ujl) I. Diwardxhar heviredtiii
connection with tho Star and will no
li ngrr represent thin paper. He will
leave tho city and engage lu tho pro
fession of teaching.
Tho Dreamland Theatre has I
uted a very useful feature hcsldos tbi
splendid attractions on the board every
night and that Is the giving away ul
prizes In the form of groceries aud piu-
vlslons. W11 are anxlnua to print tlie newi
.among our people and will consider it
a favor If jou havo ny Item of interett
to ptbllsh to he nil it into the office. 01
course wo moan bj this news and nota
lug In tho form of advertisement for free
Cleero llyrd Jr. a student of Lang-
stun Uiitvorxity it plavlng baso kill
with Oklahoma City this joar. This ii
one of tho professional colored tuaml
of this season he Is playing ahort stop
his residence Is In .Muskogee Okla.
Dad Howird who is now In full
oharge nnd management of tho Dream
land rin-atro is iiiuiuestinahly tbo right
man in tho right place llu comes 11
lulu ripe with uxporicncolu the theat
rlcil liuslnehH and from now- on some
thing Is going to happen in this popultr
aaii.somcnt place. Look out for
surprises ovory day In tno week
Tho rally at Alt Zlon llaptlst church
last Sunday was a iceord breaker!
total of $100.00 was raised and the
Trustoea were able to lift all thei '
standing dobta and had ?0l00lcOT
treasury for tho building fund. AlnuO
department of thu church Joined nl
iantly in this rally and tho pastor hai
Just reasons for being proud of lili
lojul uud faithful memborahfp.
All. Zlon llaptlst church through ths
untiling efforts and labors of its pastor
Hov. It. A Whitaker have broke
ground and begun work on their new
15000 editico the out of it when fin-
ished app j rain this Usue of tho Star
As thu cut alinws this will be one of tbi
moat haiidaoiuo and up-to-date church
buildings in Tulsa and a crodit to the
our own people regardless of sector
denommlnation Her. Whitaker and
his congregation aro utruggllng hard
and oarnost and wo trust that evorj
man woman and child will lond them
hand li) contributing genorously to
this worthy eVurt.
Our friend J. U. Stradford wrlte
ery Interesting and comprehcnalve If'
tcr from Now York whloh appears In
thU Usue ns tho Star. We ask that our
readers glvo this correspondence
thorough scrunltyond perusal. Thcr
aro many things In It that demands our
ittentton and study. It telle ot ccndlt
lous that are upon the race and inusl
ie mot with calm foresight and prcc
Imlir mont. Why not take upk '
Bradford's suggestions and act at iT
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