The Tulsa Star (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 44, Ed. 1, Saturday, December 4, 1920 Page: 4 of 8
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"I THS STAN Saturdav Dec. 1 1920.
TIIK l'VKKLASTING STAIN
A dying mill lu'jmi.uc tiii.ilicul
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l-uinu nun tell ii
III l.OMUC'll mood
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ill mis limit was iiccmcd to in' iikii c
ilcieslaiiic liit.i iik imiiuciuiis iii anil
iliiili till' lolcucud ill (.am. ii was
tllllllglll ll) (llltWL'lll III 1)11111 It Csll-
iii.iikiii Inc I'linu catalog oi ihlui-
ii'iin.ii iiiunil ami poiiuiai nines
lo inaiKi' ail .iiiiciiiiiu wilu men
ii inn in iiiiuuci wotinl iiu a inuii
iiiiiisuiion as i'iiiiixiii(i in tins inc
nine was sel wine (traiiiaiu cicvcr-
niss. Hit' lion iiinsi In- .iti nek
1 1 1 1 f it is linl. I nuii' must lie no
nun Kin (' tn nc- In leiuic mi' coulee
(II III ICCOIIUlC pillllll SHIIllllCIII IIK
iij of Wolll won: on in. i .i l.i i in
Stllllipcllus till' CIOW(l l'CII II lllCIC
Is mi wolf lint lilt' iMilignng (las-
lain did not know ins game. Might
cons slrnicgj triiiniiiiiT inn nas
tin ill) cunning. NMln iiinn.iiiu Ce-
lerity (It illtlllll Inc charge vs. IS JC-
lilli'il as soon as Hindi'. I lie (Ins-
till ill deed ii'liiiumis lo tile illume
ol llii' iliici. A eve i lii'loii; ami ici
ns hope ni'M'i again will any pnliti-
nil parly .sink lo smn a low icu'l oi
infamy.' blessed mi' ye when men
shall revile jiiii anil sa ail iiiniinui
or i'll ugainsl .Milt lulsci-. NS llli
righteous indignation .ig.nnsl the
iiii'UkI.s nt Hie (Inn alter assassin
the American people with .ill lint i
olcc sweeps lluiumg inln the lulu other section of tho state. In the west-
House assiued lli.lt Ins pin il nl em part mid in some of the noithern
hlooil is as unblemished as Ills spol-
lessni'ss of rhaructci.
1 lie cnuiiti- i-s .sale the llepubli-
eaii part) is Mciiinoiis anil the hon-
or oi tin. wlule mil' is secure.
lint wlial ol the Colin ed man.' Is
lie supposed to lie endowed Willi
ordinary luiiiiaii pride .mil sensibili-
ties lo liim the ilelense is if any-
thing more insulting Ilian the at-
I ur l. Wli shuulil il be consilium!
more heinous than than uu crime
to posii'vs a Irui'i! ol Colored blood
I doubt whetlier nn lace .sincl liu-
niau c-ivilialiuu began lias user been
placed under .such a ban ofoppio-
lii'iuin. 11 is Ihe biiasl of slali'.sniun
that men of iciiown that ttiey cnri
in iheir veins a hlcnd of Indioti
blood. Hul one drop thai Hows
lioin African veins viliales ten
times iLs own volume of an oilier
slruiii. Aiiaissl llus iissuiniuion the
(.oloied man rebels with all Hie ad
lor and indignation of which is na-
tuie is capable. Can the Colored
iiian be expected lo shaiu in Ihe
dcrogalion or his own blond Is his
color of his own choosing? He is
wholly guiltless ol Ihe slain for
which he is stigmatized. Pigmen-
tation ariects the color of the bod
but not Ihe luiality ol" tin soul. Were
Dumas and Douglas and Dunbar ac-
eiir.sed of (Kid and unworthy of hon
or and esteem because of their .sn-
ide hue? Shall we be expected to
gic higher meed or glory to l'lalo
and Shakespeare and .le.sus because
their skin was while? Perish the
thought I Such self-abasement would
compromise Ihe Colored man's -.elf
lespect and h.pothecalc all hope.
'Ihe Ten Commandments assure us
that Ihe lather of all ltaces and
Itrccds of man visits the sins of the
fathers upon Hie children to the
Hunt unit fourth generations of them
that love. The ConsUlution of Hie
I nilcd States forbids the ntlaint of
blood so Hint Hie political and legu
sins ol the fathers ma not he visited
" i .!... f.A ..I
upon the children .mum rue unu.ui
man of nil men stand doomed lo
elcrnal lnruno from In- uunulaiion
ol the world to Ihe end of time.?
There can lie no satisfacory .solu-
tion of Hie nice problem while this
notion prevails. In Ihe face of its
incMirnhlc esaclions of our Mlm
palialives and programs arc as inet-
rectual as Ihe application of emol-
lients to the hopeless consumptive.
I'rom an inherent sense of sell-respect
and in vindication of the es-
sential clams of Immunity lie col-
ored man must insist that his hlooil
s as good as any which courses
thru human veins.
(SiuO& MU.l.F.n. Howard I'ni-
versily Washington 1). C.
STICK TO YOUK JOH
illy The Associated Negro Press)
Chicago 111. Dec. "i l'ciiring
wide spread unemplojinunt of Col-
on! men and women in Chicago Ihe
I iban League of this city is issuing
a weckl. bulletin setting forth Ihe
Inhor conditions as reflected b Ihe
work of its industrial department.
The following significant statements
are taken from the League's first
"The League is .sending out a gen-
eral warning to all workers to
stick to their jobs lu reminding
men and women that litis is no lime
for change a bulletin of the League
slates Unit "Out of telephone calls
io Ti plants on one morning onl
I Jobs were obtained. TIicm" were
leluctnntly given the League for
"Old Time's sake" and not beenuu"
the men were actually needed. At
several plants there were more
than 200 men outside of the gales
looking for cmplo.uiient. Wages
arc being minced in certain plants
and Hie working forces of others
are being materially decreased.
One plant that had been hiring
some six or eight hundred Colored
men will he closed from Wednesday
of tins week until Mondaj of next
Prof. V II. Fort of Okmulgee was
a welcome visitor at Star Office
REVIEW OF EVENTS IN THE
STATE OF OKLAHOMA
TENANTS OCCUPY FARMS
LeFlore County Leads In Number;
Oil and Cotton Counties Few-
I est Landlords In Country.
Tenants operate mote ilian hull the
farms In Oklahoma acimiling to l'J'ln
centum flgurcR reeontlj coiiipllcil
The irport shows lSO.'JSIl ihiiiib In
the statu 921)61 operated b) owners
nnd 97.12:1 by tenants. I.eFlore conn
ty Ipads In the number oC latins Willi
4982 drops to second place in I lie
number opera tod by owners and 10
gains llrst place with 30li8 In the ten
lint column. Bryan county is fit at in
tho number cultivated b ownois lot
out of 4.G47 owners are on 2354. Ten
ants occupy 3193.
Washington county has fewer fiirniH
than any other county. Out ot 720.
tonants occupy 378 and owners 3 IS.
Lincoln county ranks third in the num-
ber of farms with 4545; 2 3G3 oceu
pled by owners and 2182 by tenants
Southeastern Oklahoma counties
have smaller but more farms than any
counties where tho majorlt' of the
land Is owned by Indians tho fuims
lire larger In these counties the le-
port shows more fauns are opeiated
by owners than In any other section.
In the central part of tho state land
lord and tenant are almost equally
In Cliniuaron county nearly live
times as many owners as tenants
This county was fonnorly in "no
Dion's hind" and while It has been
ppen for settlement a number ot yenis.
la still In a statu of development that
many other counties passed at a
younger ace Teius and Heaver conn
ties show like averages.
With the exception ot Oklahoma
county every country In which Is lo
rated u city of Importance has a ma
orlty of tenants. Oklahoma couut
howevor hus 7C8 more landlords on
(arms than tenants.
Oil counties aie ahead of cotton
counties lu tho number of tenants as
compared tolandloids. In Tulsa coun
ty of the 1625 furins only 601 are op-
rated by owners and In Okmulgee
county the average la even lower. Of
the 18(15 farms 1437 aie under cine
f tenants. MuskoKeo Wagoner and
Rogois counties show about tho sauib
RULING SAVES GRADY CO.
Act Declaring Raw Farm Products
Subject to Tax Is Void.
Chlckusha. Tho deciHtnn of tho
Itato supromo court In declaring that
raw tnim prodl.cte 'I'o bubject tj las.
alon and holding an am of tho 1915
lepUlrituro uncnttlti.'.ioL'Ki will ui
the taipayers o: Grady count seveuil
hundied thounaniju .ly'us iccoidlnr.
lo William Stntoy county iiMorne
who. with J. Roy Orr n'tittiinl coanty
Itioim.. rep'afiiite I U ccnnlj In tho
tasn recently won in ino suireiin
J By vlrtuo of the ronderhiK of this
soclslon tho county treasurer is en-
nbled to distribute 1826fa.95 ropie-
lentlng tho 1918-1819 taxes paid by the
Dhlckasha Cotton Oil company and thu
Chlckusha Milling company Tim
Miiount was paid Into the count'
treasurer when due but was not dU-
trlbuted pending tho outomuo of tho
litigation Involving the constitutional-
Ky of the not of the leglblatuie sought
to oxempt raw products from taxation.
The 1920 taxes whloh will swell the
tounty's treasury several thousand
aollars are not yet duo.
According to County Attorney
Bracoy the W82.6G2.96 bolng hold In
sbeyanco by the county treasurer will
be distributed n follow: state $17.-
166.13 Chlckusha school district $6S.-
B10.98; city of Chlokasha '630S7 92.
Brady county $63087.92.
Intorest Shown at Tulsa In Spanish.
Tulsa. Interest In Spunlsh Is being
Diaulfoated here by oil men us well .is
students In the Tulsa high school A
Spunlsh class has been established at
tho Y. M. C. A. and Miss ltoweuu
Gullowuy tho 'hi' Instructor Is direct-
lnj; both classes.
Civil Service Examinations.
Competitive civil service examina-
tions will bo hold lu hreo Oklahoma
towns Uovol Shawnoe and Walters
on December 21 to fill vacancies In
the position ot postmaster It was an
Dounced. The examination was called
at the request of the postmaster gen
eral. The office at Shawnee pays
f3300 a year while Devol and Wal
lera pay $2300 and $2500 respec-
tively. Poultry Show In December.
VInttn. Tho fifth annual poultry
show of the Craig County Poultry as-
sociation will be held here December
I 7 and S. Mrs John Franklin is
Ihow superintendent with Wright Du-
prer as assists.
Muskogee Nwsoys Get "Feed."
Muskogee.--JUr Robert I Will-
Urns did not mi is absence In Ar
Icansas inters with his rej-ulHr
Thanksgiving -i feast for the news
; boys. The rev' tnrkey dliuer with
i tow extra. . trimmings wag
rred Jir Mtmytm Bbett talks
SPEED DEMONS ARE KILLED
DRIVER AND MECHANICIAN
DIE IN THE CRASH
100000 Spectators Witness Collision of
Two Cars Speeding At a Terrific
Los Angeles Oil. With Gaatoav
Chevrolet national auto race cham-
pion pilot and Lle Joles mechaa-
Iclun foi L'dilie O'Donnell lying dead
In a m Anijeles morgue and O'Don-
uell sjIcI to be dying in a Held hospital
nt the truck Itoscoe Sarins with tears
Hreamlng down his lace nodded bla;
head as the checkmed Hug UanoUnCi
tho winner fell In iront of liltn as hoi
donned the line at the Mulsh of the
annual 250 mile nice over the Ileverijr
The unniiul speed classic which
cost the life of one ol the most fam-
ous pilots in the woild and which Is
uiponted to cost the life ol another al-
most equally well known driver within
a few hours was won by Sailos In two
Lours twenty-lhc minutes and twenty
seconds an uvetage of 103.2 miles aa
Thousands See Accident.
More than 100000 spectators lining
the big milo-and a quarter speedway
tittuped with honoi as the cars of
Chevdolet and O'Donnell came togotli-
or at tho cast end ol tho stand as the)'
pilots were completing tho 147th lap
Of tho 200 lap gilnd Doth wore trar-
oling at terrific speed and as thoy
urashed both were thrown high in tho
air turning tut tie and rolling to the
bottom of the Incline where both pol-
Ota and mechanicians wore hurled un-
der the wiocknge.
Chevrolet wus Instantly killed and
Joles died shoitl) attci his tumoral
to the Held hospital. O'Donntll waa
turrlbl) Injured buttering a fiuoturod.
skull both aims broken and Internal
lujurles. His body was a muss ot outs
and biuiues. An opeiutlon was decid-
ed upon later In an effort to save Ma
life although attending physician
held but little hope tor his lecovery.
John lliusuuluin mechanician fori
Chevrolet bsraped with slight injuries.)
SWence Greets Winner.
Scaroely a cheer fleeted Sarles aa
bo crossed the Hue u winner. The win-'
nlng pilot pulled up at tha turn and
with tears streaming down his oil andl
duut-stalned fauu asked for details oX
tho accident and the condition of thai
Injured men. In marked contrast to'
previous races whero the wlnnuro have
been enthusiastically acclaimed by
hsro wot shipping thousands the hus
ciowd Iliad slleutl out of the oval and
those few who would have mounted
the winner on their shouldors Sarlos
waved away with the comment that he
did not foel like celebrating.
It developed ut tht end of the raooi
that Cheviolet had won the natlonoll
automobile racing championship for
J920 on a point basis Itoscoe S arias
winner of the lace being far behind.
BREAK GASOLINE RECORDS
Billions of Gallons Refined During Sep-
tember. Washington All gasolino output!
records sero broken during: th paatl
year tho bureau of mines announced.!
Ilounci les produced u dally average of
15000000 gallons making the total
for the first nine months of 1930
3500001100 as compared with 34)00-
000000 gallons during tho same period
Consumption and exports continued
high however tho bureau said bo
that while stoiugo tanks on September
E held 298000000 gallons the amount)
on hand then was actually leas than'
that on hand August 30.
Exports for tho first nine months
of 1919 amounted to 405439992 al
most 200000000 gallons more than)
was sent abroad during the same pe-
ilod in 1919.
HOGS TO PRE-WAR PRICE
Increased Shipments From Farm la
Factor That Forces Decline.
Chicago--Pro-war prices for lire
hoKS bocame general throughout tha
United States. But receipts from the
farms appeared to be the Immediate
cause the total supply of hogs sale at
the ten principal markets of the coiuv
try being estimated at 182.000 head as
against 124000 a week ugo.
In Chicago the market closed at
the bottom llgures of tho day th
lowest since Deceiubor 16 19161 Tbe
practical top at the finish was 110 at
hundred weight whereas on July 31.
1919 hogs commanded $33.60 the pin-
nacle point on record. Five years be-
fore tho curretn price wus $8.16.
Harding's Sister Is U. 8. Appointee.
Washington Appointment ot MSx.
Carolyn Votaw sister of President-
elect HArdlng as head of the social
service department of the pubMo
health servfee. was announoed by 8rr-
Kon General dimming. Mrs. Votaw
who locently resigned as a member
of the Metropolitan police force
100000 Attend Funeral In Italy.
I Bologna Italy. Nearly 100000 per-
sons '.ritnessed the funeral of Deputy
Oiordana the constitutionalist wbo
whs slain during the riot at th mu-
nicipal hall. Tho wife and mother of
the dead man followed the hearse
Jugo-8lav Minister Quits.
Belgrade Jugo-Slavl Anton TfTaas-
biteh resigned as minister of forelcn
affairs. He will be succeeded by Dr.
Mllenko It. Vesnltch former Jago-
BUt minister to Franc.
Pays for a
embraces all the
bur at McMlnn'n.
Our credit prices are lower
values na Mtier eooam at
$1 a Week
220 N. Stvoiid Street
The banquet and leccntion given
in honor of teachers at Strudford
Hotel last I-riila evening was one
of the most notable events of the
past week. The dining hall wai
brilliant with richl gowned women
ami every one seemed to he having
a good time.
Prof. S. h. Shannon and wife of
Iloldenville schools were attendants
at the Teaehors' Convention.
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IsSsiiim v' sWMsMwi
Use Your Credit
To Buy the Things YouWaut
In style of ilelEn Mip mme s elothlnc Our stork
new Idea and mod W You can't co wronir tf you
than cuih prlepa elsewhnre. Hotter
THF SnilARF nPAI QTHRP1
E. 3rd. Opp. Hotel
Watch This Space
REID T0WNSITE COMPANY
YOUNKMAN'S RED CROSS PHARMACY
llrady Hotel liuildint;.
IIKIH CLASS l'KESCKII'TION DRUGGISTS
If you want your Prescriptions lilled with the purest of drugs
bring them lo us.
We carry a full line or Drugs and Sundries.
Prompt Service and iuiii leous Treatment Guaranteed.
Phone Osage 832 20 North Main. .St.
WHERE TO BUY ON EASY PAYMENTS AND FOR LESS
Pel dm an Furniture Co.
WE HANDLE A COMPLETE LINE OF FURNITURE CARPETS
RUGS LINOLEUM BEDDING STOVES PHONOGRAPHS ETC.
COME AND MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME.
Phone Osage 5755 24 E. First St
Pays for a
t ." n
$1 a Week
" I'uyB for
a Wrtat Watch"
Phones 14C3 & 2111
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