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Official Organ of The
Vol. 2, No 14
Supreme Lodge K. and L. of H. of
The World Mets In Texas
The Tulsa Star
al Organ and Oklahoma Gets
The Next Meeting
Wuxachla, Tex., Aug. 29 (Special
to The Star.)
The Supreme Lodge of The
Knights and Ladle3 of Harmony of the
World convened Us socond annual
mooting In this city Tnursday, Aug. 27,
with a largo delegation in attendance
from the surrounding states. Much
legislation was enacted for the benefit
and the guidance of the order and
much enthusiasm wub manifested In
tho work by those present.
Supreme Protector G. W. Tolks of
Memphis was detained at his home on
account of Illness and In his absence
Vice Supreme Protector Edward L.
Gibson of this city presided.
The order In the Lone Star State was
well represented at this meeting and
they, tho delegates have served notice
that Texas will meet tho next Supreme
Lodge in full force.
Oklahomas Interest was well repre
sented by that real Knight Sir H. T.
Hutton of Sapulpa who was re-elected
to tho office of Supreme Secretary
by acclamation. Mr. Hutton was tho
only Oklahoman who succeeded him
self but several other men from that
state were elected to office. G. W. P.
Brown a prominent lawyer of Musko
geo was elected Supreme Attorney for
the order succeeding Freeman L. Mar
tin of Tulsa, J. H. Goodwin, a Tulsa
, man was elected Supremo Trustee,
succeeedlng Rev. T. W. Kldd of Mus
kogee. Prof. Edward L. Gibson of Waxaha
chla a highly educated young man was
elected Supreme Protector. Tho elec
tion of Prof. Gibson,, to this important
position will doubtless mean much to
the order as be is generally admitted
to bo a real live wire In the fraternal
business of tho Lone Star State. He
has a wide acquaintance in Texas and
is now Grand Protector of tho order In
hla state. With such men as Prof.
Gibson and Sir Hutton at tho helm the
order can not fall to advance to tho
highest point of efficiency.
Tho Tulsa Star was adopted as tho
offlclal organ of tho Supremo Lodgo by
tho unanmous vote of tho body. This
was done In order to keep the work
of tho ordor before the punllc and to
Insure Its success. A complete list of
tho Supremo offices and their post
offices will be furnished tho Tulsa Star
In time to appear in tho next Issue.
Tho clttlzens of Waxahachla and tho
Grand Lodgo of Texas spared neither
time nor money to make tho repre
sentatives and visitors fedl at home.
The noxt meeting of tho Supreme
Lodge will bo hold in Oklahoma In
1915 at Somo place to be decided by
the Grand Lodgo of Oklahoma.
MoFt of tho delegatos loft for their
various homes today.
Okmulgee Board
According to information received
here as we go to press the Colored
School of Okmulgee has been deprived
of Its Normal Training Department by
order of tho school board there. The
Colored people of Okmulgee are much
77ie Leading Race
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Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, And The Knights And Ladies of Harmony of The World,
Made The Officii
Who was ro elected Supiome Sic
by acclamation at Waxahachiu last
week, being the only Oklahoman to
succeed himself
Btlrred up over tho matter and intend
to opposo this great Injustice to tho
highest courts If necessary.
Chief Burns
EditorPub. of
Daily Bulletin
The pooplo of Tulsa will bo surpris
ed to learn that Chief F. N. Burns of
the Tulsa police department Is editor
nnd publisher of THE DAILY BUL
LETIN, but it is as true as the sun
shine No, It Is not tho Bulletin of
slanderous fame, so well known to the
cltlzons of Tulsa which was consumed
by Its own Are, but a new Bulletin
published tho first time September
1, Just live days ago, and It is for tho
exclusive benefit of tho police depart
ment. This now system for tho Tulsa
pollco department emlnated from tho
furtilo brain of Chief Burns and will
doubtless add much to tho efficiency
of our police department. The "Bul
letin is Issued early ovory morning and
delivered to each offlcer. It gives full
descriptions -of persons wanted for
crime In various parts of the United
States, as well as hero at home, a list
of stolen property, a list of people be
ing sought by relatives or friends, In
fact all kinds of Information neces
sary to guide the officers in their work
oach day. Chief Burns acquired his
knowledge of tho newspaper business
years ago in Dallas County, Missouri
wlinrp bis fathor was editor of a week
ly paper. Hero the Chief started out
as tho "Printers Devil." His father
was afterwards sheriff of that county
and young Burns took his first lessons
In law enforcement under his fathor.
Ever since he has been an officer of the
Paper in The State of Oklahoma
law In Bonio capacity, mid he has In-
arlbly made good.
Case Dismissed
Charles Johnson, a real estate dealer
if this city, and Mrs. Mamlo Mitchell,
of Itrlstow, who wcro arrested two
weeks ago on the cnargo of Imperson
ating n government official, wns tried
.here Wednesday boforo U. S. Commls
Isloncr DenJ. C. Connor and for lack of
sufficient ovldenco wore released.
Johnson claims that his arrest, and
tho arrest of Mrs. Mitchell, wns tho
result of n plot on tho part of promin
ent oil men at Sapulpa and Hristow to
keep Johnson from uncovering it big
land steal in which they wero envolv
ed. Now that ho Is vindicated John
son says he intends to "go tho limit"
in exposing tho steal and through his
attorney recover somo rich oil lands
,for an Indian woman nt Brlstnw. --
New Cafe Started
I1 Mr. J. S. Cheatham, former chef nt
i tho Evuns Cafe, has gone Into tho
'Cafe business for himself. His place
13 the first door south of tho Economy
Drug Btoro on North Greenwood. Mr.
, Cheatham Is an experienced chef and
will no doubt cnmmnnd a frond t rutin.
Mrs. Cheatham assists her husband
In making their guests welcome nnd
Tulsa's Popular
Who is giving the city of Tulsa its first real up-to-date metro
politan police system. The Chief is a broad minded, keen witt
ed man with a deal of executive ability.
City Schools Will Start
Bus. Monday, The 14
Manual Training And Domestic Science De
partments to Be Installed in Near Future
N?w Hotel
Opens UP
The East End may last of a real
high class European had 1 which Is
indeed a credit to tho colored jicoplo of
Tulsa, Tho now hotel Is tho Alex
andra Hotel, locuten In the now Wll
llamn building on North Greenwood
ovor the Williams Dreamland Theatre.
This hotel will be ecnducf'd by Mr.
and Mrs. A. Cnrr, who until early this
wqek conducted tho Carr Cafe In tho
Gurley building. Mr. Cnrr has plan
ned to give a formal opening of tho
botol tonight It ho can possibly get
ready in lime.
Chief of Police
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Oklahoma Jurisdiction
Subscription $1.00 Par Year
Tho city schools of Tulsa will open
for business Monday morning Sept., 14.
This is good news to the well meaning
school boys and girls who aro earnst-,
ly striving to master tho advantages
of education. Parents should boo to It
that their children attend school re
gularly and encourage them In their
work. In this way the parents of the
city can do much to nelp tho teachers
mako this term tho most profitable for
both puplir anmeacnersr
Tulsa with doubtloss have an ex
cellent corps of teachers for this term
and with the corporation of tho pa
rents and patrons tho schools much
good can bo dono. By occasional
visits to tho schools wo manifest an
interest In our children which u good
teacher really appreciates and at the
sanio time encourages both tho toacher
and the pupils.
Tho equipment for the manual train
ing and domestic department Is now on
tho way and will bo Installed In tho
noar future This will glvo now Inspir
ation to tho girls and boys ami will
no doubt bo of much boneflt to thetn
In after years.
Douglas Rowe
Released on Bond
Douglas Itowe, who was held to await
trial In the district court under a
$5,000 bond fixed by Justice Leo Dan
iels last Friday a wcok ago was re
leased on a 12,500 bond Thursday.
Tho bond was furnished by Dr. A.
Du Dots, A. O. Hill and Wllbert Boe
of Beggs. Thcso are all wealthy men
and life long friends to the Rowe fam
Rowo Is charged with attempting to
kill dotoctlvo Ed Rica who was shot lu
tho abdornoii last May following tho al
loged holdup of the Fountain gambling
den. Rico was shot near the Cherry
homo outsldo tho city limits on N. Gron
wood in an attempt to arrest Rowo for
tho alleged, robbory of tho Fountain
gambling don. Rowo offered no ovi
donco. Public Meet
Mon. Night
A "Get Together" meeting has been
called by tho business and profession
nl mon of the East Knd for next Mon-
duy night for tho purpose of reorganiz
ing the local BubIuoss League. Every
citizen of tho East End whatover his
occupation, are Invited to attend this
meeting. This is lntonded to bo a
meeting for tho wholo cltizonship of
tho East End. Tho meeting will bo
held in the social Club room in the now
Gurley building on North Greenwood.
Messrs. E. S. Wright and R. W.
Jackson of McAlloster were visitors
In Tulsa last Sunday.

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