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8: NlSB'zriSSut 52S
. Twiae. Jr
THE N. A. C. W.
I NATIONAL. NEOHO I
The Cimetir it the only Republican
Bier in the City of Mu.kogee. Tin
ly Phoenix it ometimM Republl
eea and ometlines independent but at
fee areeent time it claims to bi lndt-
Cdent, such a cKanf ing in not worth
whoopa in h 1 to any political
arty and yet Bixby, its editor, cot
tail at tM Republican pia ecunter.
What base Ingratitude.
11 la always ea.y to find where the
Clmeter atacda on any subject. Wo
alwaya make our fight in the open
and whole sometimes wo may be
wrong-, yet you always known which
way our rau.kot is pointed. Some
fellows are cussing us about our stand
la the Langston matter but It Is plain
we have not given any ono the double-
Her. U. 8. Mlngoj is a great revival
ist and Is now making a tour ef the
stato of Louf'lruia and other south
ern Rtatcs rotucflcntlng the Muskogee
dimeter the J'PHt newspaper in tho
Southwest. Whatever Information
Is desired about Oklahoma and her
Negro towns can' bo gained by Inter
view with Rev. Mingo. He will be
through your town and community
and ho will tell you tho truth about
Oklahoma, about farms and city prop
erty. . goo him If you arc interested
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION.
In the District Court In and for
Muskogee County, State of Oklahoma.
Nettle Crawford, Plaintiff,
vs. No. G7G1.
dear Crawford, Dofondant.
Bald defendant, Edgar Crawford,
will lako notlco that ho Iirb been Bucd
In tho above named court by tho abovo
named plaintiff, upon tho ground of
abandonment and that he must answer
the potltlon of plaintiff filed therein on
or boforo tlto 14th day of July, 1917,
or said potltlon will bo takon as truo
and a Judgment for Bald plaintiff will
be rendered accordingly. '
In Witness Whereof, I havo hereun
to set tny hand ub Court Clerk of Mus
kogco County, Stato of Oklahoma, and
affixed tho seal thoroof, this 1st day of
J. II. GAINES,
(Seal) Court Clerk.
By JOHN ZUFALL, Deputy.
A. Q. W. SANQO,
Attorney for Plaintiff.
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION.
In the District Court in and for Mus
kogee County, 8tate of Oklahoma.
B. M. Dennis, Plaintiff,
vs. No. 6760.
Mamie Donnls, Defendant.
Eald defendant, Mamie Dennis, will
take notlco that sho has been sued In
the abovo named court by the above
named plaintiff, upon tho ground of
abandonment; and that sho must an
swer tho potltlon of plaintiff filed
thornln on or boforo tho 14th day of
July, 1917, or Bald petition will bo
taken na truo and a Judgment for said
plaintiff will bo rendered accordingly.
In Witness Whereof, I havo hereun
to set my hand as Court Clerk of Mub
kogco County, Stato of Oklahoma, and
affixed tho seal thorcof this 1st day of
J. II. OAINES,
(Seal) Court Clerk.
Dy JOHN ZUFALL, Doputy.
A. Q. W. SANGO,
Attoruoy for Plaintiff.
52 Tint i Year-Net 12
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with delightful reading
it is an influence for all
that is best in home and
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but to thote who do not kaew
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tud three current issues fraa (
charge, so that they may test its
quality, read its wholesome, dl
verting fiction, its contributioas
by fuinoui men and women, it
variants departments, etc.
THE YOUTH'S COMPANION
ll Perkele) Street, Boitoa, Mat.
MJKCRIPTIONS RECEIVED AT
. r THIS OFFICE "
01 ANTI-SALOON LEAGUE ;ury -'jm T;.,...n i
PATRIOTIC OFFER OF LIQUOR MEN TO DONATE $250,000
FOR HUMANITY'S SAKE BRINGS DRYS' RE-
FUSAL TO DO LIKEWISE
WILL USE MONEY FUR PROHIBITION
Turn Down Plant of Colontl Galbralth, of First Regiment, 0. i.
G., Who Asks That Fall Election Be Called Off and
Both Campaign Funds Spent For Relief of
Wounded American Soldiors . r
uoiuuidub, u., juno i.-uruuBi
tha refusal of the Anti-Saloon Leagui
of Ohio to heed tho plan offered for i
truco of thu prohibition contest, It wa.
. .. . A. . ,
brought out to-day that th. struggl.
will go on In Ohio this fall. Tho pro
posal for a halt during tho war and foi
devotion to patriotic purpoBCH of thi
enormous sum spent In tho canv.a.01
of tho two partisan groups camo frou
neutral sources and wbb wolcomod bj
tho LiboralH and rejected by tho Vw
tho LiboralH and rejected by
Tho suggoBtlon was made by Colono
K. W. Oalbrulti.. Commanding tho Firs-
Regiment. Ohio National Ouard. wit!
headquarters In Clnelnnatl. Colono
Oalbrulth also Is President of Iho UuhI
ncs Men's Club of Cincinnati and ro
luntly luudod the Ued Cross member
ship campaign which showed most ox
Ho addroHRitd identical loiters to tlu
Ohio Anti-Saloon League anil to thi
Ohio Wlno and Spirit Association, It
whlfh h propom "'U tho contest U
Ohio thin i r . jforred. Itccalllm
the estliimtc u each of theso cam
palgiis cost p roxlmatoly $1,000,000
Colonel C.i'l. it'. Ays: "ln my opln
Ion, this Ih a gio.it clouoiuIc wnste.'
Fui (her he suggests that both sldei
snvo thin tromondous sum nnd tin
money "he then avallablo for the ncedi
of the various governmental author
Ued relief socletloB."
Liquor Dealers For It.
Tho roHponHO for tho Liberals wn
made by Low In II. UlbHon, who uIhc
forwnrdoil a lottor to Suporintendonl
James A. White, of tho Antl-Saloor
League. Tho lotter to Whlto was glvar
out tonight. In part it siiyu:
"TI1030 whom 1 represent havo full
eonfldonco that, should Htnto-wldo pro
hlhltlon ngaiu bo nubmlttod, tho Votart
of Ohio would for tho third tlmo lu foui
yoirs lojcct it.
"Irrcjpoctlvo of this confldenco and
Impressed with matters of grcator mU
nicnt, wo acquiesce In tho suggoHtlon
r r:.U!r.o.l In tho Jct'or of Colonel F. W
(Inlbralth that a campaign for stuto
vldo prohibition this year will be
wasteful of tho tlmo, energy and
money of our pcoplo, and that such
tlmo, on orgy and money hnd bettor be
directed to tho national needs confront
Ing our country.
"Accordlnr'y I am authorized to In
vlto your earnest co-operation In a plan
to ralso $COO,000 for tho American Hod
Cross Society. L proposo thnt each ol
us agreo to pay to tho American Red
Cross Socloty the sum of $250,000 on
the lCth day of August, 1917. provided
no petition for a state-wide campaign
on the liquor question Is filed In Ohio
by that time, and I further propose
that each of us at once oxocute a sup
arate bond to such socloty with good
He Goes Further, Too.
"Should this proposition meot with
your acroptanco, I further propose
that portions ongaged by us with whom
wo are under contract for tho yoai
1917 shall Immediately divert their ac
tlvlties to Hod CroB norvlce, without
Compensation from that body.
"This proposition is open for yout
nmu.i .o ui.u.. .... juiu
fHKTom dSe n P '
"The N.t?.n.l Red Cross needs and
deHorvos the money. Many able pen.
aro nlaadliiE its cuuso As citizens ol
Ohio wo iho .Id resnond to this me.
?or Amerlel Ul u. show S,e couJ rj
for Amonca. Lot us snow the country
and tho world that In times like these
there are and can bo no domostlc ot
family differences among the pobplo ol
"A prohibition eloctlou will mean an
expenditure of largo sums. Your an.
nounced campaign fund ha. been men-
tloned as 4.r0,000. Our campaign will
not require bucIi a large amount. Amer
ica uoeds such sums and she ueedi
them now- A prohibition campaign
will mean bitterness and strife and
rancor. This proposed cooperation
for a patriotic purpose will be an In
spiration for a united America.
White Can't Sec It.
"I need hardly urge that an early re
ply will bo appreciated, to allow ampU
time for collection of funds should 1
hear from you favorably."
Wklt. w.. nn n .- ll. J.- -.
....w nw. uU. . u v.7 iuuri bv
that he could not be reached. It It
knowa, however, that he already hai
sent a reply to Colonel Qalbralth's let
tor, in wlrlch the proposal Is complete
ly rejected. The communication re
cll. to Colonel Galbralth'. attentlo.
txl .1. rVC VJTrii n ". w" .
MV ...... . w. . wviwuiifw
TO RED GROSS
ln rofuBng t0 floldlorB pormUslon U
purciiaao lntoxlranta while on duty,
If soldiors In uniform nood ofllcicncj
antl niornllty, ho snya, and If they ari
'?v(weatlpBroot0(1 hf "l0w mett. "t
civilians also nood efllcloncy and mon
allty and they may be promoted by thi
.means Indicated, which is prohibition,
according to Whlto Ho saya furthci
thut Prohibition was an Issue b. o
m f?" l B,
nf,,lo for war. Ho added that tho nm
hlll,lIonlta conR,(lor , 0ThlnB n rc p"
., .. h , f ..,., "", '" ,;,''.
1?:Z1JJU ol.lho ,,altU .
fields than flghtlni; evllB at homo.
w " a ' to "on, Superlntondonl
W'' ''' w,ro,t!5(1that fonds ol
?,1" ' ! Oolproh,tb,"on will subscribe
" "faro to tho Rod Cross. He
B " tn,',,t ,' , H'f"K tho saloon
f""-00, w ''on now la wasted over the
- ""b ,v "v n'"v" "r o nccoa
NO RCASON FOR THIS EXCITE
MENT OVER PROHIBITION.
.u'.,Ti?, I,d. "" quonch the,r '
thirst." Psalm 104, verse 11.
There Is entirely too much talk ,
going on about prohibition. One
would think by the way some per- '
sons rave In language vociferous !
and oomLtlmea incoherent that It
Is the only matter worth discuss- '
Ing during the preparations going J
on lor tho war against the pirates
Some say too much nraln Is used
In the manufacture of beer and !
I quor, while others declare too
many men are employed In the
manufacture of whisky and beor
and wine. A droning nolco on the
side Is mado by the Hearst papers
boosting "light wlno and beer."
No harm Is done to the nation no
a wholo by the liquor that is drunk.
Lawa may bo passed, manufacture
nnd salo of liquors of nil descrip
tion may be prohibited; but tho
consumption of beor and hard
liquors still will go on. "The wild
asses quench their thirst," says the
The liquor buslnrss now Is under
control. Saloons all over the coun
try are closing at tho proper hours,
and dealers In drink -obey the law.
Let well enough alone. Morning
Telegraph, New York City.
III SUNNV SPAIN
SenOr Duran SayS the "Dry"
tl. Peculiar Kin
Tho eyes of Sonor Alborto Durnn,
wlno salosman, oponod wldo In nmnzo-
mont Monday night when ho learned
Now Orleans was "cloBod tight" pn
Sundays and thoro was such a thing
as a prohibition movomont In tho
United States. Ho Is roglstorod at tho
g, n....... 1Io(fii ... .. ,. . ..
Amor,Cnn C0Untr,e8' m ,8 not B0l,,B
j8 J nZTl
comME tor Snan sh vvfnos
compJ?,utor ,5,or SnftnlH" wIns.
A Tlmes-Picayuno reporter talked to
n,r DUrRnI ia h,?.room at tho 8t'
Charlog Hofei BpoakIng through. Mar-
T im,n h. at n..iaV....
-i- - " 4U1U.6M
agent nnd Interpreter. "A prohibition
movement, sucn ns is in progress in euro for tho dlaoaBO ot 'blind tlgor
tko United States, Is an utterly un- ing, wo fool that If tho policy of
hoard of thing In Spain; I never heard imprisonment in placo of ilno3 Is
Sl7 h. 7 J n
i - -- v,mo"
was some peculiar Kina or rovolution," intoxicating liquors. And tho actual
said he. "I novor expected to find ny, we rather think, will domonsirato
such a thing ln a froo country llko thi. tnat u is the mothod to puraue.'
one. But, ot courso, we do not get .
drunk In Spain. Throo or four glasses
of wlno makes one feol good, hut It I.
a dlsgraco to becomo Intoxicated lte
"Only the aristocrat In Spain drink
whisky, the other classes drinking
Is unusally reasonable in
price. Good red wlno sells for six
cenU a large bottle, while the beat
n .i.. - .. .j ....
" " .- H.. ...... . VMWVUW.U t
"- " ." i nu I1U IWVU
--. n,.-- B.j.. i ,, a
rwreation when People eniov them. n8 the sale ot liquors during tho war.
2lS iora id mow wine Is cob t"& to the millions of dollaia'
ZVi TtnVt dayTspMa thi a!orth of liquor, in bond and the un-
lT ,," ?J ." .R"Z falrne.a ot arbitrary DTOhlhltlon. sue.
N w Orleans deprive Deceit, of n.
U'-New OriMU Tlmea-Plca.
I rrvuniniiiun t av ,4 a SBerS-.- m
7 & im -" -" :'
mKmn)) zUfJr' victory or
Xrtittr I ImXmtKl ) Mm & LONG frS WE
1 aaaPJPTrS LJSJIES) '
LIQUOR IS SMUGGLED IN AS
STATE FIGHTS BOOTLEGGERS
Raloigh (N. C.) Hopes Latest
T. ,, ., r
iiyur muiirtuu nuvtnuu
of Whiskey In
Whllo Josophus Danlols, avowed
Prohibitionist, la claiming tho succosi
of Prohibition and Bccklni; to forco It
upon Amorlcan Bailors, his pnpor, tho
Raloigh (N..C.) Nowb and Observer, lu
printing stories like tho following,
showing tho failure of "dty leg u'stlon
in DanlelB' own utnto:
"Tho ill-roputed Wostorn haj- of
North Carolina markets because of
tho negative lesson It should tonch In :
home production bus ngala boon do
fnmodl ThlB tlmo the Western prod
uct waH tho iiubtcfugQ in tho ch n
Daniels' PapTTr Further Describee Con
ditions In North Carolina,
Doallng with the wlilo spread "mo i
nco of bootlogglug, tho Nowu and Ob
"Raloigh Is delighted to see that
thsro can bo action to rid this com
munlty of tho evil of tho "blind
tlgorfl." Thut la being demonstrated
straight along, and tho hopo of our
pooplu is thnt it will be kept up. Such
notion meanB for tho betterment of tha
"In addition to tho Increased activi
ties of tho city government tho Ind
eral government has takon hold of tho
matter of Illegal transportation of liq
uor Into tho Stnto. when uueh mat
ters get into tho Federal Court It will
- &?-.- auu. o;
means to see that tho law Is oboyoil.
In two notablo cases boforo that court
now tho outlook Is t,hat there Is to bo
PUch action na to prove a warning to
"A bit ovor a month ahead thoro
goes Into effect tho 'bono dry' law for
North Carolina. Tho piovlslons ot
that law aro such thut tho government
, ,. ..., ,, ,. ,,.. ,
Srt to do with the handing of cases
&"' " n,r,B , 'T " iT
r"1080 ?,CP,10 W,1 ?T, Tm?f
'escapo tho law aa adminlBtorcd by lo-
Cal ofllclals will nnd that It Is a differ-
t story when tho United States offl.
clni8 tako up tho mattor.
C1" . K0 U'U1 .. Vlv "r . ... , .
wo navo always neiu inni roan ami
jail sontoncos would prove tho pioper
a.0?VQ? S "T' " ' IV "" "
marnoa uucruuuu iu iuu iiiukui a.iiuo ui
'UNCLE JOE" SAYS
I ., .. , .
Th,8 frm. tho J,ow or Tl.rao'' '?.
n oxc"pi iro " " ,ul tulV
,-ttUHOnB J'H'U", !"' '" lu "
"OUB0 ol '".
"Ex-Speaker Cannon also nssalloi
tho 'nrooaKandu' for closing down the
: ...-..,--- .,..,, , ....,
DroworiUB anil uionuwrioa ujiu uruuiuu-
Kiting Instead that the fnuners of tho
bu m,Bt der1 mucl "
tevenuo oy ia proper laxauea oi in
uiuudr rmu cov udiioiis
Shipment of Hay
mont of 250 gallono of ryo whlokoy to
TIondcrHon nnd tho eighty cases, hot
t!od in bond. U'nrn lilllnd nu hnv. Tli
Anita Jon Will Rid It of '
Ztt. r. . -A ,.
farm-hotiso of John ruulUncr, located ot ncar Darnold, is dead and two ae
four 'niilca northoact of llonderson. groest aro in Jail charged with kilting'
mh Iho final dpstinntlon of tho mlxod him on the lovco near Huffman. Beck
tonslBninont. Koomio Offlcor iSusone nian waa rotumlnc from Caruthers
A. Hughes, of Durham; H. U. Uould- ... .. ... ... . . ,
ins. T. M. Arrasmith. J. W. Mo-loy, vlHo,Mo.,nlth whisky for a sick wife,
rnrt It. R. llinz unoaitlipil tho hnd yon- wucn accootoil by two negroes, who
tcrday In tho basement of tho farmer's
hon.o. Under a double lock, tho lm-
pelted product hnd been burled in tho
ecllur under cold Btcrngb environ-
DEPUTY SHERIFF FINDS
400 QUARTS OF LIQUOR.
Tho following dispatch from Ma
con to .tho Atlanta Journal chows
that Georgia Is "dry":
Deputy Sheriff Lon Wllllamo
found 400 quarts of whisky hidden
on the banks of Rocky Creek near
Macon. The owners were, not lo
cated. HOW ABOUT GOLF CLUBS?
IXew Yoilc Trlhune.
To tho Editor of Tho Tiibuno:
Sir Thoro aro aboift 5,000 golf club
lu tho country. At an ayoiago of 100
ncros this moana COO.OOO acres of farm
laud hold out ot uso.
Golf las'tcs to profanity, lying about
tho Gcoro, wlfo nogloct, inattention to
buBlnosa, Qubbath hi caking and othor
mm l .. .. .- ,
Why not prohibit golf during Uio
W"T .. ' . ...
On thO rOdCOmod linlCB 100.000.000
bushels of potatoos might bo grown.
"" Mmwimjr wuuiii 1IIIIUHII rt.UUU.UUU,.
000 mosBos.of Fronch filed potatoos.
ProfosBor Dumkopf, of Ynlo Unlver-
Blty, estlmaton that 8,108,432 foot-
pounds or cnorgy aro dally wasted by
golfers. The same energy applied to
booing corn would produco enough
corn for 13.941,087,-103 mulllns.
-Abolish golf during tho wurl
WHEN THE PARSON BUYS
IN A PROHIBITION STATE.
Denver, Colo. "This tho place to
get liquor pormlts?" said a 60hor-vl3-
ncod ln.llvl.li.nl In -1rll.li,i
garb, as ho cd?ed meekly Into thi of.
flee of tho county clerk.
ti , ;
Tho attondant contemplated tho
clerical garb, then admitted that It
"I would llko a llconso to Import
liquor," said thp clorgyman. "
"So would I," said tho attondaut,
"No. mv coml mnn i mnon t ,..,
to import liquor for my congregation "
"Gee, havo you got a trade all built
up llko that?"
Tho parson flxod tho courthouse at-
-Itendant Ith a cold eye. "Of course,
. not," ho corrected. "I want tho liquor
ior sacrilegious i mean Bacramontal
Which onded the debate. New
,York Call. v . . .iV
ft run ncruGHL
Resident of "Dry" Arkansas
Shot Taking Liquor to
Dlythovlllo, Ark. O. W, leckraanv
nsl oil him to Loll thouraomo whisuy.
When ho refused, ono of tho negroes-
,111.i .. rvni,.r n,i ., i,i. .Hn.
. . .. '.
uuuci mums euoci in uio stuo.
ranging almost through tho body. Ila
died a tow hours later.
reeling i"n hlgi ln tho neighbor
hood whoro tho tragedy occurred, but
on account of there being a questiou
m to Uio Identity of tho negroes ar
roatol, quiet was restored and tho law
will be allowed to take Its course.
'Iho negroes nro held to tho Grand
Jury Arkanaas Gazette, Llttlo Rock,
Tho habit of attaching a ridor to aa
bill which in ItBolf has no relation to
tho subject matter touched by tho pro
visions of tho attachment Ib an odioul
development ln American political ex
pression. Every now and then an attempt It
nuido to settle an Important question
liv nnnn Imlfrmnnf In loclvlntlnn A Mil
to declaro that tho raoon waB made flf
green choeSo and that consequently
Amorlcnns must not drink milk would
ho Just aa logical a bit of human lcgle
mtivo composition as a bill which be
I5an by providing penalties for esplon-
nM nn.1 nn.ln.1 hr- rllor In Hn10l
whut could ho turned into the makln.
Qf alcoholic llCJUOrB.
As a general proposition domocracj
ought to havo moro direct and -mori
i10noBt methods. It ought to stand fout
Bquaro ou Jt3 foot and sottle Kb quea
tlona by dlre-t attack. It ought nol
to sneak into authority and control.
Tho prohibition question is the most
nrgumontod question in tho -United
stat(j,n. When It Is dotormtned it ought
to bo determined candidly, honestly
and fairly. It nevor can bo determined
a,rly nntl honestly by a rider on a bill
Ab n mattor of f.ict tho rider whlci
tho Senate attached to tho eaplonagi
bill and then revoked was a bad, pro
. .m,uU,u ua.o.iuu
vision. It would have stopped tho pro
dUct Tf ??r TB, tU,? wnr', "
would also have stopped tho produo
tlon of whisky, but It would not havi
intorfored with tho sale of whisky dur
j,,g iho war. Prices of whisky wouU
havo risen, hut tho supply of whlski
would not havo diminished. The.ro li
enough In bond. x
Wo nre m ravor of temporance. Any
thing that promotes tho temperate u.i.
' alcohol Is uspful. If temperance cal
not bQ f0"ml .w,th,n a rfttlonal humai
schemo tho absolute prohibition of Itl
uso may be found necessary.
For such reasons we aro glad thai
tho Sonato reconsidered itn action unni
this liquor rider to the espionage Mil
it was bad In principle, being an
democratic method, a'ad would 1m
found wrong in practical effeoti, Keiai
opposed to the temperate we at al