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TULSA, OKU, STAR
Negro Women's Club
Work in Oklahoma
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MRS. 11 P. JACOHSON
I'icsidcnt of tlic Oklahoma State Federation of N'cgio Women s Clu
221 East Second Street, Oklahoma Citv
Tho Okluhoma Statu Federation of
Negro Women's Clubs was organized
In 1910, its principal object bcliiK to
ralsu to tho highest piano tho home,
tho moral, Intellectual and civil llfo of
tho race and to cultivate that spirit
of general helpfulness, as expressed
la Its motto, "Lifting as Wo Climb."
Its first annual meeting was held
In tho city of (Juthrie, August II, 1911,
and showed an enrollment of ten
clubs. Today its enrollment has in
creased to 28 actlvo clubs and thrco
city federations. Last year's reports
show nearly $700 paid out ,by theso
clubs for charHablo purposes, beside
large nmounts of food, clothing, fuel
and medicine, which were donated by
This organization Is promoting work
along all lines of educational and civic
improvement In many of tho cities and
towns of the state. Oklahoma City
conducts a "Story Hour," where the
children in thrco different sections of
tho city gather onco a week, under
competent supervisors for an hour of
story-tolling, games and song. Ono
club has a day nursery nnd lunch
room for school children. Tho Civic
Improvement association has opened
a neighborhood park. It also looks
after tho Negro portion of tho ceme
tery, beautifying it by planting grass,
treea and flowers nnd furnishing head
boards for unmarked graves. A Guth-
rlo club supported a teacher at $G0
per month, and bearing all other ex
penses. Another club furnished prop
erly chaperoned weekly entertain
ments for tho young 'people. The
work of Excelsior club and Its excel
lent public library Is well known.
McAlcster and Boloy clubs have
both established public libraries dur
ing tho year. Muskogeo and El Heno
clubs" nro promoting public libraries,
nnd hospitals. JIany clubs all over
tho statu are furnishing playgrounds
for tho children. They nro bIbo help
ing push tho work of tho U. S. Agri
cultural clubs for boys and girls. Ok
lahoma City Federation hns donated
$100 toward tho work.
Tho Mothers' clubs of tho stato are
trying i(f secure a more general refor
mation In tho homes of tho masses,
and all aro Intensely interested In thu
domestic sciences and arts, self cul
ture, prison reform nnd tho -uplift of
our boys nnd girls,
Tho clu)S aro helping enforco the
child labor and compulsory educa-
. tloual laws, are Joining In tho wnr
against tho spread of tuberculosis and
fighting with heart and soul In the
"blnck" alavo traffic. They aro work
ing to hnvo a Negro history placed In
the public school course of study as
supplementary reading for colored
schools, to have a lecture bureau
whereby tho most talented men and
women of tho race may bo brought
betoro tho masses, and nro using every
exertion to secure a stato training
school for Incorrigible Negro girls and
The G. Ox O. of O.
And h7h. of R.
13. D. Jefferon, 0. M., Muskogee.
F. C. I'unnington, U. (1. M.. EIU0110.
Janiaa Stophouson, (2. S., Holey.
U. II. Claypool, G. T Carney.
Dr. UT. Iliill.ir. O. M. U-, .Muskogae,
It. L. l'erry, 0. D., Webbers Fall.
J. M. White, Trens., Okinugeo
'. 1). .lofforson, President.
S. T. Wiggins, See'-., Wagoner.
O. C. Adams, Trans., Muskogee.
K. I). .lofforson. President.
.1. IS. Tombs, End't Sec'y., Cluthrle.
The Star Clening Parlor
U- .o-date sanitny cleaning methods. Ladies' work and vA
terations .1 specialty. Let us do your cleaning.
Suit:? made to vnur nipjimiw. Pnnm ;., ...,.1 .... 11..
, ni ------- -- .. ; .. . v...w in tinu dco um lint;
01 stylish made-to-measure clothing. We have every fabric ev
ery coior, every weave, every pattern and make every style at
prices to suit your pocket book. patterns to select from,
llnta cleaned and blocked.
Mrs. Emma Jones,
District M. N.
1). It. X. G., Mrs. E. O. Wiggins,
n. W. It., Mrs. Jennlo Walker, Boyn
ton. I). W. L.. Mrs. Jennlo Smith.
L. G. D.. Mrs. Lizzlo Fltzpatrjck, Cot
feyvllle. G. n. E. II., Mrs. II. A. Nance, Ok
mulgoe. M timber Amlttlug Committee, Mrfl. M.
E. Thompson, 1. M. N. (J., McAlcster.
A l'iuusuui I'lucu
CIGARS 1 COLD DRINKS '" Phone 429S
To in Gentr) . Prop.
rabtEgrrreTTp ff&Bin&i-WMrriMvimasauwmi s
One Out Of Three
THE bKST, THATS ALU
The Old Reliable Crystle Cafe
Serving On6 Big Mid-clay Meal
We Cater To Particular People
Meals 25cts. Short Order?, All Hours
Ice Cream, Cold Drink Fountain In
Cigars, . Tobacco And General Confectionary
C. G. Gipson, Prop.
110-N. Greenwood Tulsa Okla.
yftlW! rTTr'-JBr BCTattTmmrttrnrrw&sFmj., MABm&'
For 'Regular or Transient Guest
Neat Clean And Convenient
Mrs Tom Gentry. Prop.
108 N. Greenwood Ave
I ' wr 1 IB EH iUr
Several Second hand suit
cases and hand bags, also sever
al trunks, and quite a lot-of sec
ond hand clothing. They are
on sale at my old stand.
518 E. Archer. Phone 2573.
ParteeBldg, Vm. Walker Prop.
MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME
WHEN IN TULSA WITH US
STAPLE & FANCY
A Full Line Of Fresh & Cured
Meats Vegetables & Produce
Give Us A Trial
Mme. Z. E. tiolderness
Cures Tetter Eczema, and
A Trial will convince y u. My hpepinlly pre
pared Hair Oil ill be sunt to anv
on receipt of .10 cents 11 Hox.
316 Ncrth Frankfort Street - TULSA, OKLA.
Caver's French Dry Cleaning
Hatters and Dyers
NEW (t aA T We mean th.it we will make your
SUITS pllU Qjp old suits n, w. - if you will only
let us carry them ilinuigh our S-initnry
Dry Cleaning machinery, which has always 1 rovei! .atiVlaetoi v
SUITS MADE TO YOUR MKASUUV.
500 Samples for you to select I rum
Suits prorr) $!6.00 up
7 he Palace of Sweets
For Confectionaries, Cold Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco and Hair
Goods. SCALl TREATMENT a Specialty.
516 E. Archer St., Next door to Dr. Jackson
MRS. GEO. W. HUNT, Prop-
To The Traveling
When You Come to Sdpulpa
great wes ter-
A Strictly First Class and High
Class Stopping Place For Tran
sient or Boarding Guests
Every Possible Comfort Ac
corded Our Guests.
Private Hotel Iius& Meets Ev
ery Train. Free Baths And
E. D. GLASS, Proprietor
FPEUMAN L. MARTIN J. II. ROBERTS
RisUtnct 'Phone 1274 .VoUiy Public
MARTIN & ROBERTS
SUITE 101-302 WILLIAMS BUIVDING
UH0N0 2IB7 TULSA, OKLAHOMA
Just, received a consignment
of 1000 samples of woolens for
suits, and .they- are nobby ones
too. We are leaders in low
prices. Handlers of all kinds of
second hand goods, ,
Cleaning.-Pressing. and Re
pairing work called for and de
livered, 518 E. Archer. Puone 2573.
Partee Bldg. Win Walker Prop.
Tlio ultuvt- lh lliu liki'indi of S. !,
UuitIm, arclillL'tt and bjllilur, who haa
iiiihIu a HiluiiilnJ it'iuilallon in his work
ul UkniiilBuo. A Krailuatu of th Tus-
la-Bui iiiHtltulo, Mr. Morrla has eono
out Into tho world with that over-do-.ml
ejilrlt which suuuis to bo a vlrtuo
Willi uliiaoiiti; of that noted school
ami stui) by slop has climbed up to
juoi!..sa with credit to himself and his
.oiiuoi. borne of tho best buildings In
Holey stand as monuments of this
joung man's ingenuity and somo of
Okmulgee's best business buildings
-.u LwiruiK tho trndo mark of his
work. Ho does all of his own bluo
print work and superintends tho work
from start to finish.
lio Is ready to do work in any part
of tho state. Those who coatomplatu
imlldliiKS would do woll to consult
him. Mull nddressed to him at Ok
mulcco will ruich him.
"That chauiTeur wis a grt riii
I thought he i.ould be."
"Hut jou gave him a letter of recoi
"Of conrie And I udvtie you to da
the same. It's tho only way to fi ht
to go peaceably."