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Muskogee, Indian Territory, Thursday, July 14, 1904-
Put up Scoft of Illinois, Payne
of Virginia as Candidates.
The Negro Liberty party yes
terday nominated William T.
Scott of East St. Louie, 111 , for
President, and W. C. Pajneof
Warrenton, Va.. for vice presi
dent of thu United States. The
choice of candidates was reached
after a spirited contest, lasting
for over an hour, during which
the unanimous nomination was
tendered to and declined by S. P.
Mitchell, 'he Democratic chair
man of the Liberty league.
The nominee for Preside nt is a
native of Newark, Ohio, of free
parentage, and 60 yeais of age.
He received a common school
education in the free schools of
Ohio, and learned the barber
trade. In 1862 he enlisted in the
United States navy as a ward
room steward on the receiving
ship Victoria. In 1863 he went
to Cairo. Ill , where he opened a
hotel, and later published Cairo
Gazette, and established the first
Negro daily paper in the country
under that name. He has resid
ed in East St. Louis for the padt
W. C, Payne, the nominee for
vice president, is a native t
Warrenton, Va., where he was
educated in tie common schools,
and attendend Way land semin
ary, Washington, D. C. He is
37 years of age,
The platform advocates unre
stricted suffrage for all American
citizens, withour distinction or
qualification. It asks lor the
addition of two Negro regiments
to the regular army, the promo
tion of the volunteer and regular
officers of the Spanish-American
war, and pensions. It urge3 non
interference in the affairs of the
far East until the government is
able to protect its citizens at
home, advocates the governmen
tal ownership of the public car
riers, and self-government for
District of Columbia, and appeals
to all religious denominations to
assist in 'he suppression of
Davis, the big burley leadbr,
who lead the attact on the Court
House ring, as he termed it, was
very much in sympathy with
these fellows he now cusses, but
thut waa before (for reasons best
known to himself) he severed his
connection with the gang, as
guard, Its arother case of sour
grapes and ingratitude.
The lecral adviser of the fellows
who called the meeting on the
hill the night before the election
is reported to be in high glet ov
er the defeat jf the ticket and
says, "de iheives, thugs and
gamblers are beaten begad, van"
This poor devil sems to have
gotten into the world wrong and
we wonder that he agreee with
himself he remind- us of the won
dering jew, Isar. c
Dr. Sims was on the campaign
committee, as a representative
of the Lincoln club we presume
. . w'ell if the doctor worked a
minute for the ticket we failed to
see it. But maybe the god of
i he club gave Doc. the wink.
There were some strange cards
played and dealt in the political
The campaign lie that Shack
lvfoid refused to rent a house to
a cj!o -ed man because of his cd
or kept at least 75 colored men at
nome, they reiusing to go and
vote; it was a member of the
Lincoln club, child of the Lily
whi e club who helped to circu
late the lie.
ON THE ELECTION.
Mr. Editor: It is said that
sometimes o hie has sti an, e bed
follows and I am of the opinion
that the -ayin is true. The his
tory of the special election jn
Kentucky School Board tars Filipinos,
Louisville, Ky., July 6, The
state board has instructed the
high chool board to inform four
Phillipine students, who applied
for admission to the Dupont man
ual training high school, that
their color debars them fiom the
priviledgcs of the public schools,
when the rrqucst that the Fill'-
pino bays be allowed free admit -
. uo-uuy iusi, snows mar, pw.niea tunce to thJ fcchool WU8 preeentorl
do. s indeed make Pirunge bed tJ th , board Dr. U. E. Galvin
fellows. The Denvcraby in or- j inqi:imi j piilipinos are not Ne
der to .-ueced for the time being, gToeH. pPof Mu.k 8lilJ he had
layed down its hatrtd toward the ( investigated the law as to the
Negro, ad the fellows who ire reparation of races in the schools
usually called big burley brut us aIi found tlml the word 'cokred'
were transformed into associates. arplied to all except vhi;e chil
Tr.cse burl, y heads could be seen dren Negroes, Indians and those
in the. hall way.s and the jfrivate 0r the brown races.
rooms ana nices or tneir mas
ters, mapping cut
tion and gutting
i line of ao
Muskogkk Union Uailway.
To and from
pieces of silver rs the blood mon- Ft. Smith and Wagoner and tho
There are some Negroes who
just left the tw.n hell a few yeara
ago, who are now assisting the
democracy : if that breed of race
destroyers continue io come, it
will only be a short time'until the
Territory will be turned over to
the unwashed. Let some good
brother pray that these cusses be
taken home to glory and all will
ey for the betrayal of their party.-
The meeting on the hill was, in
my opinion, was a result of un
holly combine; and wien this
combination wci made, com
posed of preaohers, dcacor s and
what nots on one side, and demo
crat wire pullers i n the ither, the
devil and all th-j imps of hell
danced wiih glee because they
knew this meant the minister and
his dupes n;uJ told and traded
their birth right and imriior'al
souls for, a mess of pjtage.
Time will tell how far reaching
is the outrageous practice of;
Kansas and Clurokee Oil
Fields, via Coretta and
Missouri Pacific Ry.
9:30 a. m. and 8:5 p. in.
Ar. Ft. Smith
12:55 p. in. and 11 :45 p. m.
Lv. Ft. Smith
4:00 a.m. and 3:15 p in.
7:3L a.m. and 7:35p, in.
Lv. Muskogee. .
G:25 a. m. and (L-20 p. in,
Ar. Wagoner. .
7:10 a. m. and 8:10 p. m.
0:55 a. m. and 53-17 p. m.
these hounds ot hell and thir Lv. Muskogee..
dupes. They are as dangerous 10:40a m ind 2:17 P' rn
to the body politic as the prongs ' For t,mc ot' ,.tPain hV"a
. , : .-. h i wagoner see Missouri Pacific
anu iangs oi inn most venomous Iron Mountain time tables.
A. Ft. PayinghauH,
Last Spring we voted: for mem
liaio et( tha T?iirkQiialf. f.lilr) Mtta I
cause thsy are nominees of the
party. We expected the same
from them when a memoer of the
Muskogee club was a candidate
but the vote in the 1st and 2nd
wards shows just where those
reptile to the human being. They
are real demons in the shape of
men. and if not npavpntarl. will
carry the whole race of neonle to'MuskoRcc Stcam Dvc Works
which the belong into perdition.
I am glad that the decent re
spectable christian ministers of
FRENCH DRY CLEANING
our people were not seen on the Les' Gents' Garments, Curtains, etc
4. aim) mennani enuring. 4
wontcB, ao mast broadway mrnmrnr.
street corners begging and bul
dozing men for a few dollars and
the sooner that class that parad
In our opinion the Rooevelt
club and the Lincoln olub ren
dered great assistance to the
democrats in winning the elec
tion. Its a known face that mem
bers of ihe club refused to vote
and adviaed others to stay away
from the polls,
Isaac, the lawer, i3 an amusing
cuss; agrees with no one, and
and believes in like the old time
hard-shell, "You can and you
can't, you will and you wont,
you'll be damned if you do and
be damned if you don't.
Just a word on this subject: As we
find many who are led to believe that
1 Y1 a mnona 4 it af. ti irrxntl hi 11 alii frirr nn1
ed themselves in such a disgraoe sponging with some volatile liquor; but
ful manner are dead and in not so with our process, for wo thorough
hades the better off will be the ly nxamino evoiy article and then com
a0G 1 pletely immorse it in u combination of
t fluid which attack only the dirt, grease,
If this is not sent to th e waste etc., leaving the garment with its origi-
basket I will come again.
mil lustre and fiinish, not oven disar-
iiiiiiii iiiu inuiiu uiuiatiuvu b lllllillllri j
lace or aecoruoDn pieuies.
Wo pro past master in the
cleaning this line of garmonts
will prove it.
We are now prepared to steam-dye
Ladies' and Gent's Garments, Portiers,
curtains, etc. Such strides have been
j made in tnis line that at the present
; time there are dyes that are fast to light
and washing. Hut better still we give
ev ry dyod article a finish which gives
it almost the anoearance of new. You
Now located ai new quarters note we don't say new, for we are un-
on 3rd street, near Elgin Ave. , ble to "!fke new Kents 0 of old.
e I Goods Called foh and Delivered-
WM. RAGSDALE & CO. I . , .ro, ror