The Tulsa Star (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 27, Ed. 1, Saturday, May 18, 1918 Page: 2 of 4
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THE TUJjSA STAR
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Thursday. IViihty and Saturday May 23 24 and 25 1918
Knterod ns Second Class Mall Matter at Tulsa Oklahoma.
TUK OWL COLUMN
WITH THIS ISSl'K UI-' TIIK 8TAH we are Introducing a new feature
which pronilxus to lie of mui h Interest to our readers It In the OU'I
COLUMN. Thin department will ho devoted purely and solely to local
condition nnd will he under the Htipertislnn of 11 mini whose Identity will
not be inndu public The edltor-ln-i hlef of the fltnr however will nasitme
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ments HKnlnvt the character or reputation of nny Individual firm or cor-
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through the medium of wrltliiK nnd addressing same to The Tulxa Stnr
(OWI. Din'ARTMKN'T) anil mailing or sending It to this office All such
mall or communication will he dullvered to the OWX EDITOIt.
TULSA'S SOCIAL CONDITIONS
THIS COMMON 1'I.ACK AXIOM that no race can ever rise ahovu the
Invul of tho moral ttutus of Its women Ik true without question hut this
nxlnm must enrrj with It the fait Hint the male contingent of the race
should iilso posses the standard of high moral and elevating acumuii In
order to suhstnntltnto the Idealism of Its womanhood. A race Is Judged
hy Its standards of moral etuHtlng and high aspirations of social and
Christian character nnd takes its place In tho ranks of civilization In so
far ns It meets the approval of tho best of manhood and womanhood.
Thorcforu It should bo the desire and hope of any race to strive for the
hlchost peuuncle of moral standards nnd self-respecting lives.
As with races so It Is with communities. Individuals and homes. To
purify tho social lives of each of these should bo the ambition of all that
tho education nnd training muy be highly developed nnd exemplified. No
community or people nrvcl hope to be honored and respected without
these elements of social standing Our own community hero Is greatly
In need of a purer nnd higher standard of moral activity. -A line of dis-
tinction between the r.ooil and Hie bad a line of denioi ration between the
polished lady anil gentleman and the rough uncouth nnd degenerate in-
dUldual. We have the unheard of 1 UHlom In Tulsa of little or no class
distinction lining drawn In the social life of its people A co-mingtlng of
nil classes without reganl to cliaraclei social standing or the manner of
lltlng. Wo hnn It from reliable sources that In our public schools are
one or two teachers whose reputation Is common notoriety as being
morally unfit for the position hut Is at the same time accepted on equal
footing with the best classes of the ll To say that any community
looking forwnrd to tho best In life for their children or the ostabllshment
of social standards for Hie community and yet tolerate these adverse con-
ditions which are retlec tious upon our stnndard of good morals nnd
Boclul environments We believe there are enough of the hlgli-mllided
lovers of nil Ideal standard of race morula unci character to overbalance
the tendent Iuh to the lower strntu of the unwholesome element who are
undermining our social structure and degrading the rnre tho community
nnd tho home. I'lmt of oil let the well-meaning portion of our people
rid tliu community of the Immoral teacher and those who pose as loaders
leading lives of questionable respectability Set up a standard of morals
nnd force a lino of (lass dlstlction that every man and woman mint come
to before they are recognized ns respectable and upright cltliens. It can
be done it must lie done to safe-guard the future of our boys nnd girls
who are now taking of ways nnd actions as examples for Imitation.
We have been playing the part of moral coward too long; wo have
been too afraid of hurting somehod)'s feeling we have been too careless
of our duty not only to oiirseUes but to our prosterity; we have been
ton free entirely. In our social commonlugllng As a natural consequence
the really respectable and well-meaning people are often thrown In direct
contact with the moral slums of the race. The churches and lndgns nfo
no lunger protection against these unwholesome conditions. Thuro are
as many moral Inpards In the churches and lodges as there are out of thorn
In proportion to a relative population. These are hard facts and we might
ns well wnko up NOW and fortify ourselves for the fight that must romo
If o would hnvo soclnl purity in Tulsa.
Our wives .nut daughters are associating daily with women of lewd
character an ilmeii who hate 110 regard for the chaslty and virtue of
womanhood nnd our boys are b"lng bruught up under condition worse
than those found behind tho prison wnlls. And in the fare of all till we
are stumllng with folded arms supinely looking 011 while the foundation
of our very racial life is being dtstroyod. liecause of these conditions
more thnn nnything else the race Is suffering the humiliation of "Jim
Cromlsm" and other discriminations It there Is a spark of true manhood
and womanhood left In Hie uimmunlly (nnd there is) It should enlist In
the fight for true racial uplift Tho lime is now here The fight Is on.
Will you enlist?
Ilrlstow Okln. May II. -'.US.
Hon. A. J. Kmtthermau
Dear Sir: This will Inform you
that tho Independent Northwestern
Creek Ilaptlst Association of which
Rev. It. C. Leo of Hoggs Is modern-
tor closed n prosperous session of
tho executive hoard at Hoggs Okl.i.
All of tho churches wero represented
both tellglously and financially unci
showed much Improvement on nil
linos llov. T. W. Slovensun modcr
ntor of Southwest Crcok and Semi'
nolo Association nnd Hev J. W Cole
stnto missionary remleied valuable
assistance and much good is boing
done. Tho Women. Sunday School
and II Y. 1'. IT. departments are nil
In n prosperous condition $43 flu
wns appropriated to tho ("rook nnd
Hemlnolu Ilnptlst collcgo at Clear-
view Okln. which closed Inst Wod
nes.lay Thursday nnd Friday. I wns
there to nttend tho exercises which
wore exceedingly era nil In nil depart-
ments I'rof. Sam A. Whito hns ac
complished much good nnd this
school Is destined to bo one of the
great educational Institutions of the
lauu. koy. a. s. j ones uov. w. 11.
Woods llov. O. T. Daniels and their
wives wero among tho visitors and
many others too numerous to men
tion. Ktvo hundred dollars wns rals
ed to tnke rare of tho obligations of
tho school nnd llov. S. S. Jones presi-
dent of tho Ilaptlst State Convention
and nlso president of the trustee
hoard of the school with his clovor
nsslstnnts Is leaving no stone un-
turned to mnko tho school nnd the
Ilaptlst Just what they ought to he
throughout tho state just as you aro
making the Star great In your cour-
aeo In tho publication of n Negro
Journal that can always bo dependod
on In fighting our battles In tlmo of
need. Mr. Kditor If this misses tho
waste basket you will hear from mo
J. II. HAMILTON.
11'I.SA MAY HAVH
Tlllltl) COI.OUKI) Dltl'ti STOItr.
Drs. William Kyle man und wlfo
of Kansas City who luue been in this
city several days visiting Dr. nnd
Mr. K. W Thompson the lnttor be-
ing it slater to Mrs. Kyle hnvo de-
cided to remain here and will prob-
ably open a new drug store between
this and the first of Juno. Iloth
Mr. Kyle and hi wife are pharma-
cists and both will be In chnrgo of
the drug store.
M'K.VH OP XHXT WAIt
.laps Agree with Colonel anil Nippon
I'lep.ues for the l).i).
Tokyo Japan May IB Tho news-
paper Ilochl Shlmbun (indorses tho
prophecy of Theodore Roosevelt that
the l'aclflc ocean some day will bo-
come the theatre of International ac-
tivity and foresees the day when
several power will become rivals
for dominion over the ocean Whllo
the main motive of the other pow-
er will be economic tho paper
points out that in the case of Japan
the raclflo problem is one of lito nnd
deatli. It says:
'Suppose Oermany finds n way
nut through Russia to-Siberia and
America with buses at Honolulu and
Manila cements relations with China
nnd Siberia and shuts off tho sons
south of I'onunsa Then Japan will
ho like n mouso In a trap- holploss
and hopi lei' Hence the question
of whnt shall ho douo with the south
A splumlid chance for OLD nnd YOUNG' EDUCATED and UN-
EDUCATKD MALE and FEMALE to improve along;
I'.WTI.TV OP i:.l'"i:itTK 'IO fJIVK INHTTU'PTlO.N' ANU
TWKl.Vi: thoroughly I'ltACTICAL men and women from the A. ft
M. College) at Stlllwnter nnd from the I'. 8. Department ot Agriculture
headed by Mr. James A. Wilson Director of Extension Work Will be
hero for the SHOUT COl'HSK In AGHICL'LTt'KE
Our own agricultural faculty and the ery efficient colored men
and women In tho field work will assist nnd conduct Round Tablee.
no i:.i'i:.si:s i:xci:it rem itoAitn and hoo.m
Tuition will bo FRi:n and Hoard and Room In the Dormitories may
bo had for lip cents n day. Thl Is cheaper than you can Hto at home.
COMK YOUUSUM' nnd bring all of YOUR FRIBND8. A TREAT
I'AltMHUS' CO.VI'lIltKXCi: Wlill.MMUAV AlTICBNOON MAY 00
:i:i) O'clock In connection with ibo Commencement Program.
Hood Speakers have been provided. Luncheon will be served FREE
to all who nttend our exorcise on this day.
Write U3 for furthor Information If wou wish It and be sure to
notify us If you nro planning 011 being present at either tho Karmew"
Conference the Short Course or 1IOT1I.
J. M. MARQUESS President.
LITTLE TAILORING COMPANY
Maker of "FINK FIT" Clothei
WE SPECIALIZE IN
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Our method is the let known to
the boat tailors and cleaners.
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Gel 'Em Stitched at
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Especially Prepared for tlio
Business of SHOE Repair-
ing with Modern Machinery.
GIVE ME A TRIAL
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518 E. Archer Phone Osage 7953
HOME UNDERTAKING CO. NO. 2
UNDERTAKERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS
AUTOMOBILE 1ILAKSE AND UP-TO-DATE SERVICE
Wc Carry a Complete Line of Up-to-date Furnishings
H. W. RAGSDALE MGR.
Phones: Day 4280: Night 3529 . TULSA OKLA.
W. H. LITTLE Prop.
IK YOU WANT THE I1KKST TKV US. We call for and deliver to any
part ot the city in n dust-proof wnRon. Phone 287 U North Cincinnati.
THE OLD RELIABLE
One Price to All Why Pay Morel
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
U)7 E. ARCHER ST.
Will ICxliibitntCinciniiath'ancf AroluT
"SfttStDAv MAY 25
The Show That Makes Good
sen lalancU nssuiucs nn Importanco
which cnniiot bo overoiitlmnted. Tho
Ktenter the opposition to Japan'
Japan's clofonslvo policy."
AXOTIUIlt TULSA llOV IJXLISTS
ho.nB then the more Important " 'Va.' " "JTS "T
anil necessary tlicv liecnmn to on -. .... . . ..'
...... .. wllI1 egT0 pool. Dy
"Bw nuiuur.-nooks of a kind now
not glveu to them but which they
Kreatly desire. We request our
readers who are In sympathy with'
his Movem.nt and wish for full par-
ticulars to send a postal card con-
taining lIlAl. M..U J i .
i iViiii. """" "" anuresses to
Word has lieon received In this 'Tne '8Bro Books for Nrn BnMi..
city that Uaymond I.. Cox. IS yonr Aloet." 1 Bible House. New
' Vork City
i Id son of Mr. and Mw. II. L. Cox. '
12 North Kxter hns enlisted In tho "C
" S. army nnd will leavo AiiboI Is """ Som" J "'
land CtK next wcok for Nowport ' ' ' ' " cl .i i
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