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A Fearless De
ender f High
land J uoce
Krail liy Kvrvjbody
SUCCESSOR TO THF MUSKOGEE STAR
Vol. 1, No !()
11 LSA, OKI 1HMA.
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S;ipulKi, Oklalioiun, An trust fi. iOIJt
To all the Subordinate Lodge, Officers and Memliers, Greeting:
In accordance with mv proclamation calling our Grand Lodge m
the city or Wagoner. Okln., July 21 ''.-., UllU. The session was hugely
attended autl fullv cnjnved liy the delegates ami representatives.
Channic Smith Lodge No. !lt! hud everything well arranged anil all
tin delegates' departed with a life long ixMiienibranee of I lie good mem
Iters of the Phunnie Smith Lodge.
Our (Jrand Lodge session from lipjriuninj; lo end proved to he the
best delegated sess-ioii that ever met upon Oklahoma soil. N'o confus
ion, ni strife orenvy. I.ovo, iojp. virtue and eliarity, the foundation
upon which our noble onicd is founded, was tiie upjiermnitt thought u
every delegate's mind and the good of the order guided ail our nc
lions. The growth of the order the past yuav Iruly was a ii-curd bleak
er, unorder in the stale can hoasl as wc do over the inci cased meiiilier
Mew Iaihs; Our Oranil Lodge ereated a burial fund. ICnrh Pro
tector and each seeietar, will see lo il that ten rents ftoiu the monthly
dues of each member are deducted every month and send ten rents for
each uieiulier every moutli to Kev. V. II. Ituelianan, Wagoner, Okln.
with a list of name show iug the iiicmhcr.s that pa v. All Protectors
will begin with the mouth of August, lit I.'!, having their secretaries
send Kev. lliichuiinu ten cents torcueh member un their mil. Anv
lueuiber failing lo pay (heir moutlily duo will not be. in good standing
with the Grand Lodge, eoinmcuciug January first, l'.lll, all lodges
will be relieved of burial responsibilities and the Oranil Lodge will
furnish each member who die. financial aid in all departments witii a
135.00 burial. Ol'K KNUOW MKNT department is in splendid shape
every deatli claim lias been satisfactorily adjusted and iiionn on
hand iu that department. We operated one .vcareven though young,
without one single extra luxation. '1'lie delegates and grand represent
utive.s saw the urgent need of supplies and levied a tax oftfl.tlll on all
members in the jurisdiction. Any mi'iulier can pa. at any lime they
desire but all must pay the $1.00 tax by Deceiulie'r Ifi, lllKI. All Pro
lectors and secretaries willise ud leu ceiltVus burial ftnfd To Uev NVT17
liuchaiiiiu for each new meiulicr soon as thev have been renewed or
initiated. Our jKilieics were reduced from 7fi cents to f0 eeuts. There,,
fore secretaries will send fill cents to Sir II. T. Iliiltou, sccretnry treas
urer, box 178, Sapulpa, Oklahoma, for policies witii the name of jier
sons initiated or iciicwcd and I lie names of the beneficiaries.
Semi-Anniuil Tux: The ( Jrand Lodge reduced the seiui-uunual lax
from 30 cents to -5 rents ,lhis money is due January and Jul.v. Ten
bin ml irouiSlniiii to S."i,(iil will H tuniwlii',1 iieiu. cmiiuioncilitr Jan litem. fie voltum - . i
"'. ' I'"' I.WVJ I'lillllps t.
All the 'ten I ivvs will he in our iniiiutfN ami esifli member uu lutv IrfloriOH will lm ri . 1 1 i
a op, ftii ten tents. Noli, i will U-eiv.'ii whin thev a re ready. Irt jivii evert Pridnv .
us p. on iiJjmm nig in out pjiM ... ......s ami e.i. h m-mi-t mirk to help, font ribui tons I
ailil ...iiio hi w members (. our onier. Anv meiiibei desiring to mm up
bulges write me mil com sum- will be ijivvn ilicm
'"""' !'"' u. fi. nun- Dr. (i. llu.uics. MMVugnner, kly
liomn was , I., i.. ;, .ml .(.,i, ,, r.MHiiiner. Ml penoiis ilesiriiu; to
In-ioiik iik'h rs ! In order iniitit he examined l.i n local phjsirinn.
Tne lidi w.l l.-n leilhii on tin application and il accepted t'hr- loenl
seii.i.ii. ll ,ii .. isiidllifeci'tlliciililoli.il . II iues. agon
er. oltlnhi'iMi, with leu cents, who will pass- umii die ivrtifieutft and
ret urn to the secretin,) orthe lodge froni wlience il cume mid. If up
pi oved b.v the (Irmid .Medical lOvatniner, the lodge will pnuc-d to itii-
all books' I tint are don
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' PSSSs w ' . ,n!'' i n..n..i . il. w..ii.
i OwSF ' whiih in . in Memplii- ti r(
i 'ia ? ri'solieil in n'rhwiv i i.
vfe. iP '''"" Knight .n. -i ' '.ii,
ferj?4-'r- ' lloni.i i,, the Kiii'.ln i . I,
tifcEwK Of 11,11 IMOIM Of till Ml., 'Il
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r.awyci Ficcn.au L. M irtui, of '1 iiWu
Hupnnn All'y fm The Knights and I..,.!-- of H, oniony of tho World
fJrand Atlornuy of Okl'ilionn and .Jitri-lirtion
l'luaiilenlof The Negro State liar AsMicuitioi.
I'reVnlont ol Tulsa Nejiio Chombcr of Commorce
li evident of Ued (-rons Humane Society
Conuapondnnc Serrntniy of Negio Jiiwiuess Meirs l.tinguu
tiale tin eiindidati' or ihmi.-w, a the eaue my bo. Soon a Ihu peison,
or iierHoim, have Uhju initialed the secretary of the lodge must wml the
curliilenlu to Sspeii'tiir.v Tiea.onrer II. T. Hull Sapulpa. with RO et.
for a policy for the now nieinlier. All these inslniclioiiH iuiimI h
Vours in o. M. A..
DR. W. it. HIMIMIKIOY,
Ho till", Sapulpa. Oklalilmiia.
Mint l!KV. W. II. UlTil.W.W, (!rnndHiv . N a0'oner, Okln.
5"t Frkf Cm,
DR, W. .13. II LJjM PJ I.RMY
Grand Protector of Knigbts and Ladies of Harmony of Oklalio
ma and Jurisdiction
Tiie btar Praised FrotnaTlu- I'ulpit-
( ills must 1m deducted from each member paying their semi annual
...c and sent to Sir IJ. T. llutton, supreme sec'ix'tary, box ITS, Sapulpa,
. ulahouia, who will send each lodge the semi annual password. Let
( . jry member pay their semi annul tax iu (he mouth of December, so
i.i.it their secretaries can make remittance to the siipieme secret. irv
; d gel the password January 1, lllll. Our Oranil Lodge elected the
1. Slowing siipieiiieiepiesriilnlives to confer with other siipieme repie
ty. tatives iu the city of Memphis, Tenn., August 'Jnd: Or.' V. H.
. .iniphivy, (irand Protector; (Jrand Attorney Kreeinun L. Martin and
. . f. lluttou, our secretary treasurer. This lesiiltedin OLIalion .1
... g four supivme officers. Our order set up u standard in our session !""'-v' "'" lad to .1.
.vagouer tliat all oilier fratenul orders in lliis state, will have to
t .., y, that is Harmony.
The rule of election was Hiisjiended and every officer was elected
1'. M'l'lumatioii. What order iu Oklahoma where thirst for office lias
o. .. such noble acts of peace and quietness? Keligiou in the heart,
i-.. I iu the Almighty (ind, honesty to deal with our fellows and intel-i.-
nee to rule will ever keep the old ship or Knighthood willing
....,othly upon the sea of (Jrciter Achievement.
Our Juvenile department must be established wherever we have n
-il .'. Children from Hie age or six to sixteen can lifetime members
... . , jet a f.'O.UI) endowment at deatli. They ion ly nay fi cents each
u i i. it as an endowment nnd ten cents monthly dues." Five cents of
..ninthly tines must lie sent to the (Jrand Secretary, Kev. V. IL
uutm- At the deuth of a member of the Juvenile department
The pastors ol I lie churches iu
this cilv took up iIk moral issue
Trotu the pulpit Suiidav and it is
if polled that praise for The Star
ami bitli'i den. urn. emenl for Sun
ila, (li'.ivnilol was Hie Ihciiie ol
near), eter.v sermon pre.u bed iu
'I lie blast Mud .-miiiiIuv. i.!i
five chur. bo h;ii"l up, with The
Slur there comes ii-ip i:i mt' of a
complete vieior.v tin iuhlie tie
Cl'lll ,v .
'v uooil cili'.eu hlioulil be
jhis power to make conditions bel
ter here even o the sacrifice of
uiouev, and those who will not are
not wortliv men or women ami
.should be Ostracised.
Ikt'v, Johnson, pastor of the A.
M. K. church and Kev. KIrsli, pas
lor of the Pi ist Ilaplist church,
were especiallv einphalic in prais
ing The, Star and in denouncing
those who have in some wn.v or
other, aligned themselves against
(lie issues The Star iu milngouu
iug. Other ministers iu hu city
are joining the ranks ol the t
and the bravt ami the fight
iiteifstiug all along
Tin- war wll be pushed ifris
ifiulv Ironi the pulpit from now
on. The (brents agniiixt the etli
lliellor of The Slai caused a "irhtfi
agitation foi tleieiu-v, nnd the bet
ter element of people weie artum
d to a sense of tlui.v which will re
suit in much good to i lie ci liiinllii
VOXTIILY Ulil'OIlT O I'COIi
OltlU) I'll II MV MIIUAKY
The total number of books in
(lie library July (lie first wax UK)
and (lining Hie mouth liftccu more
were added, making the total now
The following books have been
donated lo the library during the
Mrs. I .nil on, 12; .Mis. IS. N
Lancaster, the librarian, It; Mrs.
i ilutlnn. si. ,.,..,,
' ' s 'itdn ,vu. .
jlimt Kiturm lo (o. ki
vllU, tSiiproiiie Tn'.isn.ei
I'n'fiiniii L. Martin,
Or V. It. Hiiiopliie
Oklu., Hupteine Leci.n. .
i, inrbrn, TtMinessf.
K'-. II. V. Vouug, I : i w ii -.v Hit
Teiiu., Supreme ('liapl.tn,
Kev. 51. ,. P.Ui.rs.in Mfinphf
TVllll . Silpil'iue tin. ir-li. iii
J. A. Taylor, Kihuh i.
tir"-rtf' Ti n.it
Dr. H. S. Fields. M.mhi.I.is, T ii
Kev. T. V. Kldd. Tills., (U i., t
W. Ailams, Texas.
Niimmr Uutriin Mrs O .i
in Klkins, (IIS .leffirvuii i !
Siiinnir Vhi'-UiiIiiihs i- s
Mi'Miiider, Wajjoiiei, HKI.i
The siiilfH rcpresi m, , , , ,
TennosHee, Ofclahoniii, Ti . .'
iuisiis, MUninsippi, VI. .1. .,, in
Kfiiluckv autl vviih i .I.
fgnles composed t.l m...ii,ihi
men .inn vvoiiifn. i h n
in keoping with its u.n
The next mivt v tvtll In bee
in Texts iie.xt ytnr. I'ln pn i,
delegation represeiileil ..mi I '.Hi1
MltMlllNM'N ill the scf. si, nes
On ihfli- .irHvul ihe okl .lion.
lleleglllb.il WHS able lo in. ei .
relllifssee IJrillld Lodu. . i vvhn
it stirring address v,i m i..
tin in b.v Lawyer Muuu .on. ' '
llumphi'e.v, ImiIIi ot Wll. ., .l.,i .
Dor liiemsflvfM and i In ',.,i .,.
The dclegnlca rrom til, i.i.oii
Wt'le I fill lit I PlOtecloi Ol llni(
rev and (Jrand Sf( rei.irv I i.-.i
uier II T. llutton, Snpulp.. .n
Oraiid Atloriioj V I Al.ii un, .
VOIiOltVI) AUK I VI ITI in i
AM) XQHMAf. ivl .
1 1 1
b n i
The regular 'ssioii of Mis n
Uitulioii will LiKu on the in
Mouduj in SeiHembi-r, l!ii:J. an
will eoiiiinue nine inoiiilis
This institution has 'lie lolb.u
Continued on Fburth phge