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V ol 1 , No. 25
Stole of Oklahoma Encouraging
crime Among colored Youihs.
Youthful white criminals are sent to reform school while the
same class of Colored offenders are turned loose because
State has failed to provide for them. Will Legislatue Act?
Will the ctimuial colored youth
c' oM.il i.i inutiuue tu ruu wild
mil i.uuMiit niid the resiectiiblc
li'iiiU ill tin' statu left unpttitcct
imI iniiii this i.ipidly incivasin
i lass ol i-iiioiis ur will tho state
thiiiugh I In1 present session of the
leitislatuif uiiiik'ii(lviiiutt! means
tin the imii h needed coirection of
this ilass and iiiileetioii to the
eriier.il public by establishing a
relium school for the delilllieiit
mimed i ) 1 1 1 1 1 '.'
This is tlie question the colored
people lluimglumt the .slate are
must iiitfiesitMl in at this time iitul
Is a ttit'stiim uhiih shoiilil be of
(Miinl mteii'st to all law abiding
white i i I or this i eat com
iimuweiilth. The xtnto of Okln
hoin.i h.is no law which provides
for the collection of youthful col
oied minimis though ample pro
isions hae been made by tlie
state lor the same class of whites.
As a icsiilt the (.oloied buys and
gills under Hi ye.us old nun com
mil i lime in this state without
fear of the law be illlse of existing
iiiiiditioiis Tor iiistnme a e .lor
I'd buy or gill might iiill'tl'll miir
del and lie iiiuviiln' hot that is
as tar as the state could go. The
youthful (limiiial could not be
M'lit to the H-uiteiitiar if lie Imp
pemd to be under Hi .enrs old,
and lhe would not mllilllit him
to the icfiiiin school for whites,
heiiie he is tinned loose to poison
the minus oi oilier yoiuus, aoo
.in .mi tin. , I lii ilmsi. ili.ttliii-nble
i oiiiliiiiuis it is no wonder that ilii
i lass of iltielis aie on the III
iieiiT in Oklahoma. The federn
Hon ofColoieil Women's Clubs in
this state 1iii i w oiked unceasing
h .mil diligently to obtain some
.nleiiiate legislation for this eil
iind iiijustiie lo the pulilie, ese
uallv tin (oloivil public, and it
might be said that during the reg
ular session of the fuuitli leglsht
mix thev inel with some enmiir
up mi nt bill piuviiling for a
n fin ill si hool for I oloied hoysilllil
Kills u,H intiodiueil by Hepre
seiitntie Kiiiimiiel of .Muiray
ioiiiiI.n and Itepiescntutive Wynnd
of Muskogee t limit wlili h was fi
niillv ii'poilnl out fi'om the com
uiiltie on public buildings witli
out leioiiiliielldiitiou except that
it be pi. ii cil mi the calendar. A
few day later, however, the reg
ulai session adjoin lied and every
tiling mi the calendar went dead.
Since that time the colored women
of the stale have tenewed their
pffoits hoping the extraordinary
session would dowli.it the tegular
session failed to nccomplisli, but
unless something is done soon the
sH'cial session of the legislatine
will adjoiiiu wilhoiit having done
anything to butter these condi
tions. The bill will doubtless pass both
houses ami een meet Governor
Ciuce's stamp of approval if it is
ever again illtiotluecd and those
who opMisi the measure, if liny
should lie found, should no longer
be entitled to the confidence of
the people of this stnte.
Whether such it bill is possed or
not the law- abiding uilored jn'ople
of this state have certainly plajed
well their j.irt to insure tlie pro
tuition of the law- to nil tlie jeo
pie of the state. What will von do
The Sisteis of the Household of
liuth spivailed an npietis-iug ban
ipiet for tlie lodg" iiieinlK'ts of the
i colored Odd IVllows of this city
Tuesday night in the Cleaver Cher
iv building. Quite n number of
liotli sexes were present und en
joyed the feast very much.
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There i s.i uiovemeiit on foot to
organize a lolnreil band for Tulsa
which if siieu'ssfiil will give this
tity one of the best coloied bands
in the Southwest. A mieting has
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oeen pniiiiicu on .-'iiuuii uiii
noon when all aii.ingeineiits will
cers For Tulsa.
Mayor Woodiii Wednesday
eommissioiiuil Mis. Anna I.. War
ten ami ( W. Hem y liumaiie and
sauitinv of fit cis in this i in.
The fiieiiils of the new lv com
missioned offiieis aie pleased
with this action of the in. nor ami
feel that they will acquit them
v Ives with ciedit.
The imivor also apiHiinlctl llu
lioit (lu-eii offiiial dog catcher of
the eitv. All wele iiistiucted to
take sh-( ial i aie of the east eml
The Tulsa Oilers will cross bats
'u a disHiate contest with a fast
team fiom Nowata on Apiil -7th
at the South .Main strict p.uk. The
game pi utilises to lie a live one
fiom stmt to finish ami of ionise
TuNa eK'is to win.
One week later the Oilels will
meet and defeat if Hissible the
white home team on the saute bat
The Dunbar High School of
Tulsa will engage in a heated con
test with the Okmulgee High
School this afteiiiiMiu at the South
Main Street p.nk. TlieTuKa boys
are in fine coiidlliou and will (ai
ry tlie fight to their oppoients.
A Hitcchil and Interesting pro
giain ImiIIi literary and musical
will be lendeted at the ajK-t a house
next Wednesduy for tho liunefit of
the proposed loloied leading room
of Tulsa. Mmh interest is being
manifested nlti'.iily by tlie citUens
of Tulsa both white mid coloied
and present Indications iMiint to
u very successful affair.
The colored people of this city
ate mmh in need of a rending
loom and Tulsa is too big and
broad, too great and good, too
1 1 lei-iil and magnanimous not to
tespond freely to this cull.
Kveiy colored mini mid woman
who can should go to the otiera
ohiisc J'liday, Apiil 'J.'ith to help
swell the fumy for the colored
s s I
This rntertaiiimunt will lie tin-1
der the iiiuungcment of .Mr. .1. It
SUCCESSOR TO THEMUSKOGEE STAR
LS A, "oKLAHOMAf FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1913
ltev Jas A Johnson, pastor o'
eriion v M 12 Church is curry
ing on a .successful revival and tj
date there have been 11 converts,
I backsliders reclaimed, 17 acces
sion and there nrc n great number
of iarnent seekers at the mercy
seat There hnve been some
strong young men nud women ns
well as sweet children save during
tins meeting, ltev Johnson hr.s
preached every night up to date,
save two, and to say tlie least few
pastors have more Christian ferven
cy, task, ability and influence in
their parish than he possesses
Lilly White. Taben.ac'e No. UU
paid G. W William- $1 flu policy
Wednesday April Kith left by his
Mrs Dobbins of Newport, Ark
bus moved to tins city
Mr J II Strntlord A. "tbers are
planning for nu entertainment
which will be given for the benefit
of establishing a reading room
Now think of it ou can gei a
baggage or trask wagon at onto by
calling '-,.riS5 or 'J309 the Night and
Day Transfer Co
'1 be pastor of the C M Church
and members made u pleasant trip
to Sand Sprints Inst Sunday, and
in tlie way of establish mission, he
preached at ! o'clock to n crowded
h iu' uud vve r.iiscu for the I' C.
ut .1 o'clock Si 05. and for the Hap
tial Chuiih al ri-iul Springs Si SI.
This collection was taken by the I.
Cat theC .M 12 Church of Tulsa.
Itecoived one member, this give a
toUl of ! members at Sand Springs
.Married at t h e home of .Mr
l'rank Winhcld in ast Tulsa, Air.
I2usttec .Ittinerson to Miss Annie
Prt.n tv tt f! fti-iffm. niistnr
of tli'o C Al 12 Church otiiemtcd.
lion A. S. Alclteii of Muskogee
was in Tulsa on business Alou
ltev. W. O. Cl.uk of Okmulgee,
piesiiliiif eldei or the C. Al. 12.
chtirih, Tulsa district, was in the
ltev. Ling of (iiithrie is seud
ing a few d.ivs ill Tulsa this week.
l'lof. II. 1'. .lohlisoii, stale school
iiisiu'etor of iiiloud schools, was
a i.iller in the citv Tuusda.v. Ik
left Tuesday evening for Alusko
The 'ei ullve bu.iid of ihe col
oitd huiiiaue society met at the
A. M. I., (lunch Tuesday night,
ltev II. T. S. .lohlisoii, lueslding
elder of the Al. 12. chuiih ol the
Aliiskusrw distiict. was a visitor
in the city Sunday and .Monday,
and continued the seniles at the
Al. I., chinch heie Sunday
Head the Tulsa Star for the
Alls. Itlid. the affable waitress
at the Hell Cafe, is on tlie sick
list thin week.
ltev. Kirsh, pastor of the First
Ilaptist chinch of this city siieut
several days in .Muskogee this
The Williams Coufet tioiiurv Is
mi ideal nliuo for refn'shmentH
mid Ads. Williams is inlioiuicing
a new feature in vaiied i nurses
of ice cream which will Im-1ii oh
I.awver II A Oncss obtained n
huge sum of moiiev fiom a local
oil company Tuesday for one of
his w'hile clients w'lio sued the
lonip.uiy for accidental death of
Head the Star for Tulsa new 8.
The Ex-Indian Territory District Attorney Lives in Kansas City.
l'lmy I. Nipcr, United States district attorney for the Northern
District of Indian territory bcfoie its absorption into the State o
Oklahoma, is critically ill at Ins home, sji Knickerbocker apart
ments, Kansas City He is sulTitiug with a complication of diseases
1 here is little hope of his ricoviry Mr Sopcr was prominent for
many years in Kansas and Oklahoma politics lie is a nephew of
Cyrus I. eland, jr, the Kansas politician
ST. LOUIS NOW HAS 831,570.
A New Census Gives the Missouri Metropolis a 2 Per Cent. Increase.
ST LOUIS, April 17 The population of St Louis this year is
t3l,5"0, according to the iojj Could City Directory, which will be
issued Monday 'I liese figures show an increase of more than four
teen thousand, or about j per cent 111 the population since the 1912
issue of the directory, which gave St. Louis 817,7.25 The United
States census of 1910 placed St Louis's population at 687,0.29
Statistics in the new directory will show St Louis the center
of a population of more than i.-'ocooo The district embraced in
cluded towns in St. Louis County, such as Ferguson, Kirkwood and
Clayton and F.ast Side towns, including Fast St Louis, Madison,
Venice and Granite City.
A REFUGE FOR
The Kansas Legislature Will Be Asked to Establish a Home for the
TOI'F.KA, April 17 The Kansas Legislature of 1915 will be
asked to establish an institution to care for girls rescued from the
white slave trade Ralph Roberts, Kansas ch.11r1n.111 of the American
Purity Federation, engaged in fighting the white slave trade, is plan
ning a 2-year campaign for a state institution to be known as the
girls' industrial home, which will care for girls who have no place to
is the plan to have the home conducted as the girls' school at
Bcloit, but to eliminate the age limit and strict regulations in regard
to the character of the girls taken
on a similar basis to that of the Hutchinson reformatory for bovs.
Mr. Roberts is now hunting for a Kansas town which will offer a
site and money to the stale if the building i; authorized by the next
Tlie Kansas committee of tlie federation is planning on stren
uous work against the white slave trade as soon as the new session
laws are published and Can be
attorney for the -tate temperance union and also for the publi: util
Hits commission, has been appointed attorney (or the committee and
will have charge of the vice cases Tlie Rev Charles M. Sheldon
and T A. McN'eal have been appointed members of the stale con:-u-Mitie.
Cy Young to
PITTSBURGH, Pa, April
111 organised baseball old Cy Young is going into an outlaw league.
Ly is to manage the Cleveland club
opens its season May 6, according
lough, who returned today from
Cincinnati pitcher, will manage Indianapolis.
Rebels to Attack Guaymas. Four Secitl Trains Carried Constitu
tionalists From Naco.
NACO, Ariz., April 17 After a continuous conference of fortv-
cight hours twelve hundred constitutionalists with all ther war
equipment, including liorscs and eighty-three federal prisoners, un
der command of General Obrcgen, left in four trains this morning
for Hermosillo, thence to attack Guaymas.
Tried Murder In Court. Then a New York Private Detective Shot
Himself in the Head.
NEW YORK, April 17 Patrick Hayes, a private detective,
charged with attacking a woman,
signed to him by tlie court and drew a revolver which he fired at the
detective who had him in charge. The bullet missed and Hayes shot
himself in the brain He will die.
Insisted On a Speechless Dinner.
LOS ANGELES, April 17. H. II. Frank, president of the
board of education, refused to attend a farewell dinner on the eve
of his departure for Europe unless
less dinner developed
PRINCESS LOUISE LOST A SUIT.
Paris Court Orders Leopold's Daguhter to Pay $770 for a Dozen
Parasols, for as Many Dresses.
PARIS, April 17 Princess Louise of Belgium was condemned
today by the civil court here to pay $770 for a dozen parasols she
bought between May 17 and July 7, 191 1, one for each of twelve
dresses. The most expensive parasol cost $140.
in The school will be asked for
used in the courts John Marshall,
17 After more than twentv vears
111 tlie new Federal League, that
to President William T. McCul-
Indianapolis. Rill Phillips, former
refused today to accept counsel as
toasts were eliminated. A speech
Subscription f 1.00 Per Year
CRANE TO RUSSIAN POST!
Dut th AmbiMadorlal China May
B Dtlaytd a Whllt.
WASHINGTON. April IT. CharUi
It. Crane ut Chicago, who la known
tu hu foreuioit among thoiti whom U
prualileat bai hail under conitderatloD
for appointment as amcanador to
Huaata wan a White Houao callor to
day and the oxocuIIto offices were
very quiet about tho subject ot the
Secretary Dryan, however, who was
a cutler about the same time, was
uskuil about tho Incumbency ot the
present nmbassador, Curtis Qulld, and
said that Mr. Guild had boon granted
a 2 months' leave of absence on ac
count of III health.
Mr. Crane was appointed ambassa
dor to China by President Tart, but
wan recalled before having sallod
from San Francisco. The Incident
made a lively stir.
THAT SILK DRESS IS "TIN."
Pattrson Strikers Expos 8tcrts of
"Weighting" tht Cloth.
l'ATKHSON, N. J. April 17. Not
from the cocoon ot the silk worm, but
from the rusty horseshoes, scrap Iron
and empty tomato cans on the city
dumps, comes the silk that makes ml
ludy'a clinging gown and the bright
liuc-d nucktta ot her husband, accord
ing to the men who labor In the silk
mills ot I'aterson.
Itendervd desperate by the two
months' struggle to obtain their de
mands, lh j J twenty seven thousand
allk workers began today a systemat
ic "eipouuru'1 ot the secrets ot their
trudu. Led by William D. Haywood,
u group of skilled mill operatives
muuo public today the secret of the
'You know what happens to the
regular run of dress silk It you lay
It up for a few months. It rots to
pieces. It Is the effect of the solu
tions." Tho silks most heavily weighted
with metal, the strikers said, are the
ones used for dress goods, linings,
neckties and ribbons.
Judge Allan Holds Court of Inquisi
tion. WAGONEII, Ok., April 17. In re
sponse to many complaints ot promis
cuous violations ot the law in Wagon
er, principally by bootleggers, who It
was alleged were becoming very bold
In pursuing the unlawful traffic in in
toxicants. Judge U. C. Allen last Fri
day resolved himself Into a Court of
IminUltlon, and determined to find
out for himself whether or not some
of the many rumors that were afloat
could be proven.
He bad many witnesses summoned.
and behind closed doors, with the
prosecuting attorney, applied to them
a "pumping process" which it was
hoped would get everything out of
them In the manner ot Incriminating
circumstances aalLst any bootleg
gers. Tho day's work proved to be quite
successful, as It developed sufficient
evidence to cause about a dozen war
rants to be Issued against alleged vio
lators of the liquor law.
Ihe cases were called Monday In
Judge Dickey's court, the one against
W. T. Smith being the first called for
trial. The evidence was submitted.