Spurgeon, Moses, denied RELIGIOUS OBJECTOR exemption by district board, 28 Sept 1917, p 10, Muskogee Times Democrat (OK)

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 - •I* Moses Spurgeon, Alleged "Holy Roller,"...
•I* Moses Spurgeon, Alleged "Holy Roller," Denied Exemption' by District Board. v. That serious efforts to defeat the draft law* of the United States have been made, continually by certain preachers in the district under the jurisdiction of tho district exemption board, in session at Muskogee, was stated today by mombera ot tho board. The case of Moses 'Spurgeon, who • claims to be a regularly ordained minister minister of the Church of Saints of God Assembling, and which tho local board Of Skiatook calls by the more familiar name of "Holy Rollers," was before 'the board on an appoal. The board turned down his appeal and certified certified him to the adjutant general. Attention to Hugo. " In a long letter to the district board the local board told of the activities of certain so-called preachers of the BOspel in tho nelghborhod of Hugo to persuade young men to join their ; churches, telling them that if they did $ to: they would not have to go to war. itifXt is the opinion of this local board, Tfttmordlng to the letter, that thejaotlvl- •' ',tles\pt tbls group of men have been v /store serious than was at first thought. , H. C. Cper, wh6 was arrested with •^telegram from Senator Gore in his ! possession, was a preacher who'helped •PTead the ideas of escaping the draft to the Hugo district, according to fed[11, fed[11, ;eral officers. He is no win Tpe~MinF" W kogee federal jail awaiting action at 1 - j the hands of the federal grand jury. «< . < Decisions Today. '• Exemption claims denlod this after- , of to Jury Mrs. it Jury five Mrs. it of ran 1 , ,noon: • ' Boyd Hobbs, Dow; John Nail, Big '.Cabin; Green Bobbins, Cherokeo coun • ty; Thomas Reld, Muskogee; T. R. 'iSuddeth. Caddo; Deyitt Rhew, Matoy; K. J. Lambert, Allison; Boyd Brown, i, '.iWarner; Arthur D. McDonald, Bryan '''county; Alfred J. Morris, <Splro; R. C. ^ 'Griffin, fcummerfleld; R. B. Atrip, ' v Cowingtotn; M. D. .Wade, Tallhina; T. v { Bamage, iWagoner; M. H. LeFIore, I»'"'i I»'"'i flow "county; R. C. DyBart, Chockle; Ml '{Moses Spurgeon. Skiatook; L. J. ^ ".Walker, Spavlnaw; o. Manus, Stlll- tyw»U; Robert Slrupson, Foreman; H. VtfV*. Tlppln, Hartshorne; ,0. B. Lel- Katolrsr, Muskogee county; K. R. 8113 8113 • Jjtore, Boynton; J, L. Nail. Big Cabin; ", '3D. R. Tomblln, Locust Qrovo; John " *Burk, Douthat; W. B. Hicks, Wyandotte; Wyandotte; B. McCart, Douthat; C. D, ; if Mitchell, Pryor; G. F. Reese,. Tar !j.:1!RIver; Mart Davis, Hulbert; Andy V 'Noftne. Barber; Dan Mlxwator, Bar ,*1»r; C. Edwards, Tahlequah; Charley <*>jDavl*, Broken Bow; Charles Davis ^'V^Broken Bow. , ,: "Exemption claims allowed: , - J. N. Beavs, Madlll, to Jan. 1; O. A, .YTlUey,* McMillan; J. W. Ramsey, « * Chouteau, to Dee. 1; B. F. Paden, Still *JWSH ; Carl \ Taylor, Tallhina. R.; », '-if tjfj '{ Have you a room to rent, a cow for ' rqale, or do you need a good, reliable "leook? .Then. If you do. phone a Want oAd to the Times-Democrat Want Ad , JDepartment. Phone 474—the big Want Ad phone of Muskogee. that the the ly and for C. Bill

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  1. Muskogee Times-Democrat,
  2. 28 Sep 1917, Fri,
  3. Page 10

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  • — Spurgeon, Moses, denied RELIGIOUS OBJECTOR exemption by district board, 28 Sept 1917, p 10, Muskogee Times Democrat (OK)

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