The Tulsa Star (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 21, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 15, 1919 Page: 1 of 4
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A Fearless Exponent of Right
An Uncompromising Defender
of the Colored Race.
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ki:( (hjni.im; coi.oiu:!)
Tvvn (Olilllll Women have i 111
Mull guild Icionls (is ovoise.is s u
larics of Y. M. C. A. tli.it the com
plolo unit is sunn Id be sent out for
canteen seivioo. 'I lie Paris ofllco
lias spcciallv icqueslcd this unit ami
llii') arc being selected bv l)r Jesse
K. Mooi l.iml Coloied sociclur) in
Washington. Only women icpro
SCIllIllg tin- von highest tCS III till1
Negro Ituco ami ones p.u liculai Iv
lilted for litis brunch nl mt i c will
'I lie III si Coloied woman to sail
wealing the "Y" unifnrm was Mis.
Helen Cut lis 'JOS V. llllh St. Now
York In Mav last vcar. I'or a luuu
her of rars she hail heen a nieiiiher
of Hie Committee of Management
for llie (filmed Womeii's Hr.imh of
Hie Y. M. C. A ami she hail assisted
at the Camp 1'plon Hostess House.
Her l.ile IiiisIi.iiiiI James I.. Cut lis
was Minister Kcsidcnt anil Consul
(ieneral for llie t'niteil Stales In
l.ilieria. Mrs. Curtis lieil in Mon.
ru l.i l.ilieria until her husli.inil's
ileatli Iheie. .She hail also lived iu
Franco where she studied domestic
art for two jc.irs. She speaks
Mrs. Curlis's appointment piuvcd
sueh a suceess lh.it ouother Colin ed
secretin) was sent oer the follow
h.'g inoulli Mrs. Addle llunlou 'u.'i
(ireene Ai. llrookljn N. Y. Her
hiislianil was for many cars hefore
his death. Senior Scciclar) of the
litterualio'nal Commiltee of the Y. M.
C. A. Colored Men's Depai Imeut and
Mrs. Ilunloii's woik had alwas heen
with Ihu Y. M. C. A. She did prelim
in.uy otgunizalioii of studeul and
oil) organizations among her own
people I'm the National Hoard; just
hefore her overseas appointment
she was piomnling woik ainmiK' Col-
on d Kills in (irealer New York he.
ing eniplo.ved b) llie War Council of
the Y. M. C. A. Her education had
heen excellent. I'or three semMcrs
she studied in the University of
Slrusshurg and look graduate coins
es iu I'.nglish and iu political science
at New York Cil College.
I )- Moorland has a leporl from a
utuiued seen tar) lolling what real. '
ly splendid work these Colored wo.
men have done. "They made the
llrst ite.cicum and cake the troops
had had and the men were er en.
thusi.islie about them"
Knrly on u calm morniiig in Jan.
uary a ruiiior came afloat iu the
Cit or Holey that wedding hells
were ringing silently. Not long iuul
this heen said before the invitations
found wii) to the many fi lends anil
thus substantiated Dame Humor.
Therefore the matter that started
small became noisy.
Invitations were Issued h Mr and
Mrs. Isaac Robinson giving in mar.
riage their daughter Miss I'.slella ().
to l'rof. Orrln Hacon of San An.
luiiiu Texas Jan. 30 mill the whole
affair culminating at 5 o'clock p. in.
at (irants Chapel A. M. K. church.
The idler luul been deroraled
laslinll) with pink and white potted
plants used as a background. The
edifice was filled from front to hack
and ns Ihe dial was passing the hour
of li the attention of the audience
was attracted h) the entrance of
four little flower-girls gowned in
while over pink earning baskets of
flowers strewing the pathwav for
the bride. I'ollowing close behind
came Mrs. Annie finest a wnr.brhle.
piloting the way as Miss Iv. 0.
Hohinsnn on the nrm or her father
came with slow steps to soft strains
or n Swccdish wedding march ee.
cuted by Mrs. I'. n. Jones meeting nt
the alter l'rof. O. Hacon nccom.
panied bv Proi. T. M. White one or
Hole.vs efficient High School teach
ers and n life long friend to the
groom. It was the Rev. J. S. Daw.
P E T0l$1 STAR
TULSA OKLAHOMA SA'IVHDAY KKHia'AHV
MIJS. DAIS J. SCO IT
'llie above ml is lliat nT Mrs. D.usv .1. Si oil one of our popular ladies
wlio ieiTiitlv fell hen to an estate let I bv lur aunt Mrs. Jnsiplieiie Hurst
who rcccntl) died at Utile Hoik. Alkansas. The pinpclt) is quite valu.i.
hie being win Hi fullv MII.UUII. Mis. Si oil has just i elm lied home liom
Little Hoik wheie she alleutled llie I uncial of her aunt. Mis. Seolt is an
c'.pcil Milliuei ami Seamsliess and letuined to look alter Hie large trade
she had built up heiu among urn people.
sun pastor in ihaige of (ii.iut
Chapel that lead Hie iiupicssivc
leremoii) iiungleil with .softened
music that made theiii man ami
wife. I'lcsiding Cider 11. O. Joliii.
sun and Ihe Hov. .Milieu being
present at the alter.
AH vocations made up the lougie.
gallon. Cven .Mil) or '1 inner was in
lull view. I.leut. Halph C. Johnson
and I. lout. John Maniolt both mm.
missioned orficeis had enleled the
cit) iu time to he present with oilier
At the conclusion of Ihe leremoii)
Ihe Initial p.ul.v and guests icp.dicd
to Hie home of Ihe biide's patents
Mr. and Mrs. I. Hohinsnn lur Ihe le.
(eplluii. On ainval or the bihl.il
p.irl) Mr. Lotus M. Junes took up the
slrain oi llie weu.iing num. ami
Ihci carter dispel sed
'I be In ule was hot timing!) gowned
in a ci cation of white eiepe tie
i bene and (icuigette eiepe tunic
sl)le and Irani Ihe mil) dimming j
being till) peal Is around nick and
sleeves and a rope of mother. of. i
pe.il I bends hanging below Hie waisl
line. The li.intlsuine veil was al.
lathed to u trown of orange bios.
some and fell Ihe entire length uf the
train fastened with bum lies of
orange blossoms hire and theie.
She em i led a small pravor book
in her hands on whiih laj twelve
while and pink cm nations tied with
I.mr siio.inieis or Invo.knnls made of
vil.lli .mil iiinL satin ribbon
entire costume was conspicuous fur
IK siiniilieilv mill li.'inttsninoni'ss.
The groom was attired iu the tun.
ventlomd st)lo wearing a while tar.
'Ihe color scheme was pink and'
while and right will was II carried
out. The parlor was arllslicallv do-1
winded in pink and while but Ihe
dining loom beggars description
zvu. ii.. i-ii.. nl. ...t mi llw
table whiih was square mounted
with a dove perched onaliliodv
bell hulding two tin) linger lings
in IU mouth.
The dining table was covered with
n ballenburg cover underlaid xvith
pink. Hit-four corners draped with
W'cclclv Mnil Bclition
pink and while slre.uueis held h)
pink ami while lloweis.
On the wax In the dining loom
plinth was solved h Mis. A- Hainp-
the In ide and gloom was host.
ess and host of honor III the dining
room fiom ."i::ill tu 7.1111 p. in. The'
miosis nil sl.illtlillii was solved 1 1 mil
.... . . . . .. ..
k.k l.c mMm V1i()s .lkl.s l
j( rl)siM(s m toppings c.ur).
j ()1 (U1 l(lr slieme. As the'
Ku.ss (t.MIt. fr 1;. 'llnMK
VMh w.s Kil.M . MUi vUliu.
0X it.( wl )Hlk . t.()ll.iM. I
j n pj. f ..1 f(. u dde and
'ie affair was uue of Hie nicest
1!lt llXlr )t.t.n st.tM j ltV Mu
.. Jm i' ... i... l.liu.1i.ri.i k. i'is.
NVj() itlu.ssl.j h.
..... ... i0i)llls(m i.ils
ilianged single happiness fur double
Miiscivocci: itcc.isTitAits hi:
rcsr. 'io itccisrcit coi.oui:i
. ...... ... .1(. SH
isKO(il"K Okl.i. I'eh. 111. The
com pt.ople of this oil) are in.
iKmt At... (he ndlon of precinct
Jiogislrars bore last week whu failed
to ilu their did) according to law In
' logistoring qualified voters for Ihe
special bond election called fur this
eilv. One louislrar. John Dnvle. to.
signed it is said rather than register
Coloied women. His successor
i t.i.... ii... r'.i. ...i ........... i... !-
II. Ill I If llie ..Ultlllll .t fill. I -
tulatiug the ripnrt lliat lie nail loll
I the illv on business when as n mat.
. leri.r rnei ho w:.s al his home roiiist.
ering while women ami while men
entitled to registration.
Some row Colored women per.
haps hair a dozen were registered
over llie phone but the registrar
wniibl nnl oivo Ids name.
This outrage has not been prac.
Heed on Colored women nnwsnore
else In the stale and as a Just relalia.
Hon some or the leaders are making
nronarallons to enjoin Ihe city from
holding Ihe election or If Ihe elec.
Hon Is held from Issuing the bonds
id. jiim s iomii ( is u:
n us' ill .siM.ss m:i L.
I'riii;reie Hare I're.ulier Springs
New Hide in ( hurrli Work.
Ml SMII.I I . OKI. i. I eli. 1.1 -lle.
S S. .tones pasloi ol the Anlinili
ll.iplist iluiith nl this eil) and of
Hie I list ll.iplist iliiiuli .it Okmul.
kee lias liiuiu lied a new idea in
iliunli wnik in this citv and no
iloiilil in Hie stale. Ilfgimiing last
Suuilav i Hie foi mer named i liuili li
iu this iil a tin davs' liusiness re
vival was stalled with a view to en
nun aging and iiispiiing uue enter
puses. Iu oilier wolds Itev. Jones
I has stalled a luiiipaign nl leal race
pmgitss Himsilf a devout lace
man lie has lomeived this idea of
amusing i. ue piide fur the littler
nielli of all r.ue enterprises. I itch
night dining the ieviv.il some
Colored husiness man has heen se
lei led In talk about some p.n titular
line ol husiness 'I hose selei led for
Hie len nights and who have or will
lalk aie as follows: W. C. lleid S.
1. I.dwaiils Hi own and Stewart'!'.
.1. I'.llioll. N. l'ullei. M. C. Simmons
i:. N. fiuilonv. Dr. W. II. Sims Dr.
I.. S. Wilson phat maris! and J. W.
TUI.SA to iiavi: i.Ait;r.sT
I C()l.()l!i:i) MOI'IX IN I'OUNTKY
The lamest ami lies) i quipped
Coloied hotel in Hie suulliwrst Is to
lie the Sliadford hotel iu Ibis eilv
whiih will he finished and roudv for
occupaiic) about Apiil I si. The
building is a lline.sloiv luiik
slim lure with (17 rooms and is In.
cited on Hie eoinu of Creenwood
and Camel on two douis from Ihe
A. M. C. (hureh.
'I Ids finished Mr. Strailfniil plans
In put iu an elecllic paik fur Hit
amusement of the Colored people if
(Ol.OltCI) IIAKIM.SI'CIIS OIUCCT
to t'si: or wokd "Nicccir
k"llI.'l l-avv)iTH IVIltimi ( mirls
"f "lal t'""nl " lrlillIi line of
'Ihe Coloied lawveis f Okmulgee
'"sl ln"11"1 '"0v " I'logiosshi: and
coiumendahle step when the) filed
Nvi"' '" ""' eouils of Ihal iiiiinlv a
piutosl against the custom of while
lawveis Iheie using Ihe word "nig-
gor" in judicial ptnccediiigs in mak-
ing icfei cut e in cutiit to Coloied
people as wiliitsses litigants or de.
fondants at bar and petitioning the
i oui Is nl that tiiuutv In make a rule
ag.iinsl the same
'Ihe petition s.i.vs in pad:
"We aie itinv lined that the use of
"u" w'"d is bigbl nhjcdinnuhle of.
Tensive ami piojudlcial for Ihe foi.
I (1) Iu Webster's rnabridged
Hlclionarv the term "nigger" Is do.
fined ns follows: 'a uegio In vulgar
deiislnn or ilopiocalion.'
" rollnvvs therefoie that Ihe use
thereof oasis iinmeirileil uspoisiou
pon ' ''l''" "I" 'illeiiss who have
"ecr fullered in Iboir ..llegiancc de.
Hn In their Hag and nation and
" ovorv msis have responded Io tliej
tall of ilul and sacrifice wllh nil.
nun niiiif tonrauo. nun auuuiu zcai.
uidoiuiiuk inniiiine ."in niisu...ss
! 'Ihe iniehnlleiigcil and uiirebukod
use ol nils term in me enuris-iue
' utv pillars tr llie guvorniuonl-pol.
lutes Hie fuuntaln or Justice that
should be free from any taint of
I 'I hi oe reasons are given for oh.'
joeting Io the use or the obnoxious
worn aim puiuos uie i.iiiuni.ii ..mui
of Appeals in llie case or Mooreland
vs. Stale. 151 I'ae. 1183: "Hace pre.
judico has no more sanction at tho
bar than on the bench." and in Ihe
opinion this Court puotes with up.
piov.il tin following cxpicssinu jf
tin Snpuiui (unit of M.di.uu.i I.S
Soiillieiur.il (Id J'
"It is Hie dulv of Hie unlit to see
thai the di Iciulaul is tned .molding
In Hie lavs .mil the evidence lice fiom
am appeal In pi ejiidice or oilier iui
Iiiopei uiulAc ami this dnlv is em
ph.isieil win Coloied man is
pl.iml iipou dial hefoie a joij of
wide men."' i
copv nf the petition was also '
seal to tin seeietu of
None of the nulls concei neil have
as i taken anv action on the peli.
lion hut act tailing a stateiueiil made
b one n the Coloied l.iwv'eis Hiete
icicntlv. Hie filing of the peliliou
has hioughl good lesults.
The Judges piesiding over Hie Ok.
mulgee rnui Is alt" Hulls. Mai k I..
Hnailh and l.uciau It. Wtiglil
judges nf Hie Distill I C.nurl; It. S.
Simpson Judge of the Supei ior i mill
and Itilev (lei l.ii'd Judge of Hie
wn.i in:ii' coi.oki:d soi. hicks
II has i time In Hie attention of
Mis. Ilallie (iola secielar) of the
liome serviie denai linent of the
lied Cross that there aie a great
in. mi unciiipluwil Colored soltlieis
in Ihe eilv.
Two oil ices have heen estahllshed
foi Ihe hem fit of Ihe men one In the
lied Wing hotel and the oilier at 1(17
Ninth Cieenwood street in iliatge
I.. ('. Hovvaid and O. W Curlev.
Calls fur Colored help at either of
Ihe adihesses given will he appieei.
'eiui Hie I e sei ue ilcp.il Inicnl
wlu'' ls 'peilei to lender all pus
Mlm' "'' '" Ihe nieu who have heen
!'" tin' seiviie legardless of color.
Mis J. C. Stovall. II'JI Ninth Clgin I
i'iili'i luini-il a number of friends ill n
wlusl parlv last I'liil.iv nighl.
SAND SI'ltlNCS NI1WS
'I litre will be an onleitainmeut
given bv Ihe Tabernacle Satin da)
night al the People's Hall.
'I he Sub. Club gave a Surpi iso par.
Iv on Ihe behalf of llit'ir now leather
Mrs. Lewis and Mr. M. C. Yinleii who
has loluiueil from rranoo. Mr.
Yaileu was wounded in li.dltloun Ihe
fionl line in I'rauct1
liiimhshell roll close to him biting
him on Ihlie band culling oil his lit-
tle linger on the left hand. W look
special pains iu lolling Hie club about
Mr. b'. J. Hratlsluiw was also an
honored guest at Ihe banquet S.itur-
dav night. He Is from San Antonio
Mis. Katie Solomon al lived Tues.
d.i) after spending a month al Long
Olio of Hie laigosl Oil men Mr.
A. L Ilakor was hero S.iliuil.iv anil
sold sevtral shares Io the best citi-
zens in Sand Spiings.
Itev. Perkins has closed a revival
until conditions aie bettor. Ho
prcaihod a soul sliri ing sermon Sun.
dav suited "Heels juu the giuuml
In ollii'i s. Heads together.'
Mi I'roslev of Hie Hod Wing Hotel
luisa ami vir. u.iKer wore picustiui
visum s iiei rriuav uigiii.
Mr s. r.irwell of Tulsa has bought
business lot In Sand Springs.
Miss Carrie Junes interlaiiied 20
or her friends at her hiithd.i) part)
1 1 es.iav oveii ng
Mrs. I ula Mct.laln Is hole visiting
bei sister. Mrs (airle Hales
. 1)01.1.11. lUHHLN
LOST: "no pair of oye.classes.
I'Im.I... ..Ill .1....... -1. . T II
......v. .... i... -. ...
Slrailford and receive reward.
I el 'Ihe Star he one or our readers
for Ibis voar We prinl news while
its news. '"'"
It Should bo in Every Colored
Home. Tho Star Already has n
Largo Subscription. List Which
Makes it a Valuable- AdvortUing
VOLUM 12 7
"TIIC IKON TCST"
Manager III own of the Dteamlaiid
Tlie.itie has iliosen for his Spring
Sen.d I'uliiie '"I lie Iron Test"
that is ilesiuheil as Yietiigraph's
latest and gioalcst photopla) .serial.
Antonio Moienoaud Caiol Hollowa)
ale the fealured start of this newest
Mil iller whiih is I'lnni the pen of
Allied Smith and Cvrus Towusend
Mr lliown annoumes thai the Iron
I es will stall al the Dreamland
Theatie on Sunilas for Fifteen
sas that he has seen the
ni.ijm poilion of the. Iron Test and
he believes it In he Ihe most Ihril.
ling .sloi) of Hoinaiue ami Advent
tire whiih he has seen on the screen
To begin with the story has for
its hackgioiilid u circus and the hlg
. Mountains of the West which us.
I .sui es plenty of action thrill and line
photogiuph). .Some of the thrills
noloil b) Mr. Hrowu he relates as
"In Hie First ICplsodc Anlonlo
Mm olio leaps through a blazing
hoop In ii II) ing trapeze and In doing
so bis t lollies arc caught nil re. He
falls to the giuuml in llames.
In Hie Third CpIsodc Moreno ami
Miss Hollowa) performing on u
high tiapeze are plunged downward
fiom the lop or Ihe Dig Tent when a
knife inserted b) a villiau cuts Ihe
Later on Carol Holloway Is attack
id b) a raging Lion.
Still fmlber on .Mr. Moreno has u
battle hi uiid.air while he Is driving
nn nil plane. Ho loses control of his
mat bine and leaps from a great
height to the Sea.
In another Cpisodo Miss Hol-
low a perforins one or the most
wonderful lidilig reals ever seen
when racing along u perilous precl-
I pice mountain trail she cuts the ropes
binding Moreno to u wild horse and
saves lilm from being plunged tu de.
(Irui Hun over the clill'."
"Those aie only u few of Ihe many
' Ilu ills I iciiicmher" Said Mr. Urown
I'tit they are a fair sample or what
Ihe patrons m.i) expect."
Mr. S.imlfoid Tulor died Sunday
I'tbruarv 2 and was buried Monda)
at Sand ('rook Cometary.
The 11 .voar old daughter of Mr. J.
Armsliong died Wednesday Febrn. "
ai .1 and was Dm led Thursday. She
died with Ihe "1'lu."
Little James Toilless who has
n.vn down "Flu" Tur two weeks Is
Some of the sislers or Sand Creek
Church are a little warm about the
sermon preached Sunduy. Live
right and such sermons will not
Interfere with ou
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