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VOL. X. NO. 298
UL8 A, OKLAHOMA
I A V
s B l' T K M 1'- E 1;
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Every Minute of the Six Days Will
Be Crowded With Novel Incidents
r.VKTS Willi GRAND OP1 NINO
1 III MOX1 o MONDAY ; ENDS
Willi M t.MI I II SI HM I IN
QUKKX'H HONOR LAST NIGHT.
There will not be a dull moment
in Tulaa during the week of Septem
The Durbar program will fill the
morning and evening! ami the free
county fail- will hold the boards In
The flret event f the week will he
in high noon on Monday, September
l:',. The opening ceremony will oceur
at the TuIm county courthouse at
Sixth and Moulder.
President to open.
At the close of the ceremony Fres
Idenl Wilson will touch a button in
the White House at Washington
which will unfurl a (lag on the roof
of the courthouse; release a flock of
homing plgeona carrying raeasagea of
the opening; fire thirteen guna rep
resenting the Original states and hurn
t platinum wile which will release
One thousand toy ballOOM from the
top Ot the court house, each balloon
carrying a complimentary ticket to all
in Parades of
the Big Week
of the events of the week; and will
also release several other beautiful
ei r. eta,
llci Majesty, the Shazada, and
COUrt, after an automobile trip In
'.slum,', viewing the city and Its
progreaa since ISIS, will formally
open the free county fair at the fair
grounds, where a special throne will
he built for her use.
Coronation at Night.
Monday night win occur the grand
coi 1, nation ceremony in Tulsa's $160,
000 municipal Convention hall. This
will he one of the most elaborate
sia lics of the week ami will he fol-
lowed by beautiful tableaux, partici
pated in hy the Sha.aila and her
court. Edward Krieaer of Kansas
city. Ho- noted organist, win play the
con. nation music on the 116,000 mu
nicipal pipe organ, anil the cither
music for the occasion will he furn
ished by the official I mrhar hand,
which will OCOUPy seats on the stage.
The five thousand seats in Conven
tion ball will be thrown open to the
public mi tins occasion.
Alter the close of the coronation
ceremonies the Bhasada und court
win repair to the open air ballroom,
on Boulder between Second and
Third, and had the grand march in
court cost nine. The open air ball
room iH be open i very nlghl during
the week, and then- will be dancing
from s until 11:30 o'clock. Scotty
Taylor and "Bob" Oalbreath, two
well known young society men. will
have Charge of the open air hall.
.Typical Scene in "Den" Where Pageantry for Durbar
Is Being Built; Type of Costume to Be Worn By Her
Majesty and Drawing of One of the Pretty Floats
fraternal and hislorl
forenoon there will
pai ade. part Iclpated
floats, uniform drill
lodge orga n laationa.
The Moral parade will he the pret
tiest pageant of Durbar week outside
of tin illuminating nlghl pageantrj
end thl longest one will be the In
dustrial parade. The I i nternal pa
rade and the children's parade, how
ever, Will both bS big events.
The committee in charge of the
floral parade hopes to have at bast
fifty floats entered by the last of this
week. They are enOOUragiOg 'home
Industry", and in awarding prises
preference will be given to floats
decorajtfd hy the owners themselves.
Samples of floral decoration are on
disp'ay at the Mass furniture store,
ami the goods will he sold at cost.
K. o. Tllburne, chairman of the in
dustrial parade committee, and the
other members, have already been
cry active and as result about SI -tnty-fVe
float have already been en-
t . I'd in this pageant.
Following is a list of those who at
preparing to enter floats in the floral
i ii. Rosier, Dan Hunt. w. a.
Vandever, P. a. Haver, C. L, Watts.
W. II. Pomeroy, II. P. Sinclair, J. M.
Berry, GeorgO T. Williamson. John
Mayo, C T. Bumgarner, w. Lyle
Dickey, Simon Jankowsky, Max Ma
dansky, 0. H. Leonard, Tate Brady,
Elks. Mrs. I'. X. ie Haven, .1. s. Cos
den, .1. A. Chapman, B, P. Harwell
end H. H, lingers.
Rntrie in the Industrial parade in
dale, many of which if, .resent two
to rive floats, follow:
Oil City laundry; Producer Sup
ply company; purity ice Cream com
pany; Reedy Carriage Works; Demo
crat; Harlow Dry Hoods company;
Coca Cola company; Tulsa Tool .Si
.Machine Co.; Oklahoma Iron Works;
Kale-Halsell Grocery company; .1. a.
W'ahliep wholesale confectionery;
V'nndever Dry Hoods company.
Chamber of Commerce; ltluht Way
laundry; Wilcox Son; Wllhlte. &
Son contractora; Prlck-Beld Supply
company; Tulsa Rig & Keel Manu
facturing i'o.: Model Tailors Clean
ers: Bell Sheet Metal Works; Tulsa
Furniture A Fixture Co.; io,ige
j:.s Motor company; Jordon &
ven: Model laundry; Automobile
' ., s company; Independent Packing
'.v.-l laByj Rca-Rcsd Ml Hi 111? com
!!."! ' Farvev Young 'hi company;
.1. Megce; Bohnefeld Cleaning
comptny; Central National bank;
Pierce Porter, Collins A Martin;
Batellff-fanders Grocery company.
Standard Holier A Plate iron Co.;
Middle w.it Baking company; Ma
lice Tank Manufacturing nomoanyj
T Is Sheet Metal Works; Public
Berv lce Company of Oklahoma;
Go dn r-Malone Produce company!
National Blacull company; South
westcrr Bottling company? Nicho'S
Hardware compani : Allen Thed!
Wright Clothing company; Tulsa
Pressing Clubi Tulsa Art Printery;
Baa Furniture company; Bankstoli
cleaner and hatter; Plymouth Drag
rompany; Palace Clothier and Tulsa
Why They Call
it the Durhar
When the iiiestion of a permanent
civic celebration for Tulsa was first
dlai USMd the handful of men who
proposed the Idea were at i loss to
secure a name.
They warned something original.
Something that had never before been
attempted anywhere in the world.
It was finally decide I to Kold a
Contest and award a priz in the per
son suggesting the successful title.
Bundaed of name poured in. The
one'that was selected wis "iMirbur".
It came from an old ' paper man,
John Hugh Kin, who for many years
w.is an officer in the army of Her
Majesty, Queen Victoria, anil saw
service in India.
Captain King, who had attended
the famous Durbar at Delhi, India,
pointed out that When Columbus dis
covered America he though) it was
India. Therefore lie called the In
habitants "Indians". This (rave the
liialurloul vuuneulion I tween Delhi,
India, and Tulsa, Ok:
of the home of the
And "Durbar" It will always i.e.
er n. will ho
nil day. In the
be a fraternal
in by bands,
teams and other
trains will he run into the city on
this date and all I lie loads will put
on special equipment. The Prisoo
will run specials from both Ada and
on Tuesday night the $i;,noo Illum
inated night pageant will pass In re
view. Wednesday will be floral and ladles'
day. The floral and beauty pane ant
will occur at 11 o'clock In the fore
noon Wednesday afternoon three
big out-of-town bands will compete
for $2r,n in (ash prizes at the fair
ground. At Convention hall on
Wednesday night the Old fiddlers
contest will he held. Fiddlers from
all parts of the southwest will par
ticipate. The prizes will aggregate
$100. Charles BOtefUhr, of the Tulsa
Music company, is in charge.
Thursday will bo industrial and ag
ricultural day. The great Industrial
parade will occur In the forenoon and
should be one of the best ever held
In the stale. The entire night will
be given over to the free county fair.
There w ill be a hlppi drome perform
ance on the fairgrounds, for which a
number of sensational free acta have
been employed. This will be followed
hy an elaborate fireworks display,
one of the pieces of which will he a
photograph of the Bhasada of the
Friday will he children's and press
day The Immense children's parade
wiii be held in the morning, Many
Visiting editors ..ill be guest of the
I in rbar. They will be tendered a
banquet in Hotel Tulsa at i! o'clock
Friday night will occur the grand
review of the week. All the prettiest
floats 0f the week's parades, includ
ing the Illuminated nlghl pageantry,
will participate In the review. It will
he led by the Shar.ada and her floats.
Friday will seo the close of the
Saturday will he tho last hut hy
no means the least day of the Durbar,
At night there will he a burlesque
parade and confetti battles. Merri
ment and mirth will reign supreme.
WHERE $6 000 00
WORTH or FLOATS
MM BUNG BUIL r for
TULn 5TPT TIBER
J3 rojs J95
TYPofCO'jTUML TO BE
WRNiH QULltt MO-tlAl-HE
THE DURBAR PROGRAM IN BRIEF
MONDAY, sKI'T. 13 Openij (Viviiiony at noon. Coronation of Sbazada at convention
hall, 8 p. in. Opening of immense open-air ballroom at 10 p, m.
TUESDAY, sKI'T. 11 Fraternal parade and grand illuminated nijjlit spectacular pageant,
with floats costing $6,000, and carrying ou1 the Durbar theme, "Peace Brings Pros
perity." WEDNESDAY, SEPT. !." Floral parade. Band contest, old goldiers' contest.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 16 Industrial parade, Night hippodrome show at fairgrounds, fol
lowed by fireworks,
FRIDAY, sKI'T. 17 Monster children's parade, Press day. Grand nio-lit review of all
parades, Baby pageant at fairgrounds,
SATURDAY, SEPT. 18 Court and confetti day. Burlesque parade, Confetti battles,
Court ball at $150,000 municipal convention hall,
Tulsa, Oklahoma, September 13 to 18, Inclusr""..
PRESIDENT WILSON HAS CONSENTED TO. OPEN THE CELEBRATION
Free Tulsa County Fair open every day but Saturday and on Thursday night.
The Bhaaada hi rself will lead the
At 10 O'clock p. m. tho formal
court bail win begin in Convention
At midnight the reign of Queen 1
Amo-llal-Ko will end and will be the I
occasion or tne oeauuiui oriental
ceremony of Darkening the Eastern
There will not be a dull moment,
day or night, all week long.
And everything will be free.
IN FIDDLER FETE
No profeaalona! musicians will be
allowed to enter the Old Fiddlers"
conteal to he held at Convention hail
Wednesday night. Beptember 16, un
der ., uapli ea 1 he Third Annual
1 iklahoma Durbar, The prizes will
he: First, $60 in gold; second, $r,0
violin and outfit; third, in gold.
OKORuK D, BENSON.
IHrrrtMr-fnTid and builder of jiagPAntr
.Member niecutiT cninmlttte
W. R. 0LIHKK8ON.
il.t.r vl Cstcmooitt.
I, T. TI CK Kit.
Caslrnea executive rnmmitlfl
t.KOKOK T W II. 1.1 MSOX.
UsBkbW exerutiv cuuituittM aud (lural
(' T. BUmOASNKB
ICtaibsr ssteatlvs rommitti,.
11 mkr u'.i cooiuintM
Vic chairman emutite cuiuuiiltM
uPeace Brings Prosperity" Is Title
of Gorgeous Pageantry for Durbar
.WsiTWVl '-sktw-v- - -
TjOATN iosIIM. 10,000 M fXf
II Ml I I n m I I I I I Kill TV
II I. HI I I It IN Mil (tORIOAIl
I'OH.M VK; MINI I nit
IT i I
will make Its
e. II Will bo
I c lew no t be.
' IV, u,
in ihc sruiul
ill, koi leal flout iiusi citing
and Prosperity", It nil! lie
Ier Majest) Queen Aino llal
hel 1 ... 1 '. 1 1 'till .a lenlal chariot.
last Indian cloths, curving ami gold
statuary, This pageant .vii have for
music every band entered (or the
following day, In addition to the many
Itoyal 1 1 iimpcicr.
I'hi' approach of He uoaeanl will
1 1 0 heralded bj Mim. Cllenn Condon
n the i "ie of Hi Itoyal Tl umpetor,
.raid's COStUtnu and mounted "ii a
platoon of police. Each floal will bo
images iil lake the place ot others,
a brief description of the t)oat
he ill II III i II. 1 1 I'd
I he fool of I he
position will be
Sphinx At t he
1 b ' anopy ot
uiiliil and will
I hi one
in a croui
IS III he
larved urns, burning Incense Ladles
in Greek robes will attend these urns.
'1 he Immediate courl officials to Hie
numboi ol four will be seated upon
the steps at the Shuiada's feet. The
lower pari of the car will be draped
In heavy cords over velvet effect.
Sphll of War.
I Li on the rocks nl the rear of this
1 floal 111 be pi r lied the "war
11 1 on" in in attitude of defiance)
I being attacked bj the great serpent,
1 w bos,, darting tongue vviii be emblea
I inatlcal of the vemon within. The.se
I figures are over U hidden cave from
I which red light Will thrOW bril
liant glov. . "The i 1 it of '711" will
I be represented ! three life flaiurea.
Thl 'ear of the float 1 1 repl' Sellt
' hoines. palaces ami places ,,f business
I thai huve been demolished by bomb
and shell. Lav figures representing
111" a, ml mil in below Ibis, and 111
ml in rags
Kplril of Pcaw,
in a bald, Of cl Is Will
llfe-slxi d angel n ii h a
spread of wings rising out
i r a
n electric light of a
lund this i loss ill
hlte Ii 'his ami the
In the Immediate
appear a group In
ittltuda of thanka-
I'oilowlng tins win be rioata to
repreaent those things which now
flourish In Uncle Sam's lauds by
reaaon of the presence of peace.
Al the i ear will be a Wall covered
with Greek letters and emblems. To
the righl will appear a scholar in
his mortar-board cap ami gown, with
compass, standing over a large sphero
i ' '' M
iSSSStifS cummittea, chairman
eoauaittSS, chairman advertiamif
loaialtu and dirMtur ol
representing the map of the world.
ai iho left a schatar In a laboratory
and in the e nter two Gieek maidens
studying a scroll.
in opening in ih
it h di.iikej , . art an
aenttng a nun
representing the fruits of our indus
try male possible by peace, in front
"f this wiii I... a group representing
agriculture, all brilliant!) Illuminated,
The rear will be studded with fac
tory chilliness, and in I lie front will
i'o an emblematical group; cog
"heels and oilier pieces of machln
try, and life figures with sleeves
rolled up at iho anvil and forge.
MllSlO and Vrt,
Two beautiful winced spandrel fig-.
"Us In in arch, At the front of this
"III be tWO failles In Ihc centre, a
live figure seated al a harp, ami in
the foreground an artist at an easel,
upon which bests a picture, and a
sculptor with an unfinished statue,
ship of State.
Entitled "Peace Rrinn p
. . I lo b' Si,,, .. i , a i.
W ated in a bower of roses studdi d
i' iHi light, above which hover .Lives
n presenting pea, ,. Tu lumna at
the entrance ol this bower are stir-
unti d by goldi n ugh s. The prow
oi the ship of state is composed of
a II II" h e,, d enuli nnri Ih. ,. K.I..
siiiooeii with light, even
r In v Inch i be ship floats.
Those W ho Are
in Command of
The prominent men of Tulsa who
are devoting their lime and money
to i, inking Hie liurbar a luooesa no
real "boosiers . All of them havo
been Identified with ever big move,
men! in behalf of Tula that was
following is a list ,,f th officers
'" 'ommlines ,,f n,e Third Annaul
Director-general, George D Hen.
ii monies, v. It. Gul-
Jai l Letcher,
1 1 Jen n
i halrntan !
Si rv Her. .1
Oom ' Bliona committee:
Condon, 'hairman; George r
and .1 C. Letcher
Music committee: U Ii Harrow,
( hiidri ii s i lav committee: K c
and com , ball rorn
i v , ha ii ma n ; I larry
1 '". Jim i ' irson.
Ullbl ft Alevander
mmittee; k. t. Tuck-
I. H. Rnaiar
George T Williamson, i.
Max Uadanaky, w. a'
Oienn Condon, William
w, Sanders, C, T. Bum
Paul M. Oallaway.
committee: i. ;. it,, user,
i w. Baxter and j, w.
Queen cut, si
mlttec .i i. T,
Homer Con ley.
lioherl ibilbr.alb I
Dlllard, P'rancla Lewi.
and .1. E Washingl
indui trial pal id.- committee: B. o
Tllburne, eh ilrman; C T, Bumgiarn
er, (. k. Btelner, G, D, Carney V A
Rayson ami i E Swindler,
I'loral parade committee:
11. Roaaer, i hairman. Mrs
1' wing. Mrs. I :. 1 nli Harvov
it. tiostapn, i.vi
T u illiamson a mi
' ommitteo; !! n p,
invitation and entertainment eom
mlttee: P, M. Wooden,
Press, publicity, advertising and
printing committee: Glenn Condon,
chairman. Wa ter Alien and A V.
Praternal ti.innb. cnmmtttaai
lleorgi Stanley, chairman.
Is a Busv Man
Bach of the score of Durbar com
mittees has a vast amount "f Work
to do, but must ,,f them Will- have
completed their duties before tha
The mast, i of ceremonies Is the
man whose i el. "iiiv start thl week.
Heretofore he has merely devoted
himself t.. studying the general plan
of tho Week
Pirsl i1' tie must assist the
Shasada In ting the royal party.
The) mual al he average-sixed peo
ple in ordi r to 'fit" the costumes
that have been ordered. Rich one
will havi i pari to play H must
rehearse them every day this week
for Hi. gorgeous coronation ceremony
to be (I'll it Convention hall on the
He must sclei t the persons who
will port rt the Various characters
on the allegi rli tl floats In Hie night
pageantry and see that each one is
In his or h.r .,o n the niuht of
must get oik
ons. one thousan
ml countless othe
opening ceremony ,.
at high noon of th
dre t carrier p
"props" f .r th
first d.-i if
He must be everywhere and sea
that then is not a hitch In the pro
gram al any time.
And be will do this work well. Ills
name Is W. I:. Huiberson.
W. A. VANUK t It
M. ui bar -i.- u, -.,n. , . ...
Jovial Brttan (espying a member
be Scotch guard I Shak" 'and,
man shake .iiuls I'm half S. itch
other half hi, soda water, London
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