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Published every' week in the in
toreBt rt the Negro by the
Cimeter Publishing Co.
Entered at the Post Office at Muskogee
I.T. as second class mail matter.
W. H. TWINE - - - - Editor.
R. WOOD, Ass't Editor and Manager.
J.T.TRIMBLE - - - Solicitor,
One Year $1 .00
Six Months 50
Throe Months 25
The city of Muskogee is repub
lican by a good majority and
there should be no fear in meet
ing the democrats and having a
scrap with them, we can lick
them in a walk.
The silk stocking demies and
the one galluo fellows are Bcrap
ing again, each wants their fac
tion to eleot a Recorder. No use
quarreling boys the republicans
will take that snap.
The big Democratic circus at
St. Louis will be worth seeing,
the per ormers have been taking
execise for the big show and are
in prime condition, theclcwn will
play his part to perfection. Lots
of harmony will not be there.
Every young and old colored
man should get a job and hold it.
There are toe many fellows who
no visable means of support that
are continually getting the race
into trouble Go to work at some
honest culling, thereby helping
yourself and your people.
Clarence wants the Republi
can club, the Lily-white club,
and the Ivory -blacks to all join
in a big ratification meeting
Next it will be let the three out
fits to endorse applicants for jobs
D - the lily-whites and their
tools. We stand where we have
The 4,lily- whiles" at Chicago
got it in the neok. There are a
few of the breed down here and
they are just as troublesome as
the Louisiana article, and they
need the same kind of medicine
their dadies got in Chicago. We
are ready, anxious and willing
to do our par: in giving the dose.
. - It seems like the friends of E
P. MoCabe are starting a cam
paign for a state office for their
idol, when the new state comes
in. Well Mc. will find that pos
sibly there are severa Rich
monds in the field, and while Mc.
may have a big record behind
hin (to., the other Richmond
may knock the persimon.
W. H. Council, the Great Ne
gro Democrat lectured to a small
crowd at the opera house Thurs
day night. Some parts of the
lecture we are told wre entirely
out of place, and not appieciated
by the progressive people of our
city. We did not hear the lec
ture and juding from report? we
are glad we did not go.
They are having the 'ell of a
time at the. City Hall trying to
arrange for a successor of the
late City Recoader. It looks like
the whole matter will be referred
to the people who will elect a
republican for City Recorder foi
the balance of the term.
The republicans can elect a
recorder just as they elected the
council and either way the ques
tion is dacided, we can win if we
stink together. The council how
ever should do something for the
republicans, so far they have not
had the nerve to do a thing there
is not a single appointment that
went to a republican except the
one of "liftum dungi" and that
was whacked into four pieces
and thrown at the Negro.
A white man in New York
shoots to death a Negro woman,
becaused he believed her to be
untrue to him. Our contention
is that white men should let Ne
gro woman alone and there will
be no problem of any kind to
Right you are brother, and
again, if the man had been a Ne
gro and the woman white, then
there would have been a great
outcry of rape and murder. Yet
there are lots of case9 of this
Daughter I sometimes wonder tf
Jack really loves me.
Brother Well, you needn't. I'vt
been borrowing money from him for
the last nine months, and he hasnt
decreased his visits.
Princess Christian, Princess Charles
of Denmark and the Princess of Walea
could earn their living as stenograph
ers were It necessary but they arent
looking for a place just aow.
The esteemed Birmingham Newa
recently "editorialized" on Dress aa
an Influence. Seems to have a very
depressing Influence sometimes oa
the head of the family.
When nil tju clamor of the world.
It noise Wnd wild alarms,
Has wrapped me pitilessly round,
And in iti web my heart has bound,
I crave your ahelterlng arm!
When nl . the brazen crash of swor
The ullonce rendu apart:
When. I am steeped In toll and ntrlf.
I crave. O irreut lovo of my life,
rue fu iiiness 01 your nearit
Charles Hanson Towne, In The
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At close of business
Loans and Discounts $410,936.13
Overdrafts (Cotton) 23,198.69
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