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The Chickasaw Chieftain
Published in Ardmore, Pickens County, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
November 16, 1893
Pardoned by President Cleveland
Washington, D. C., Nov. 11--President Cleveland yesterday pardoned ALBERT FOWLER, imprisoned in the Detroit House of Correction for larceny in the Indian Territory. Fowler is far gone in consumption and has but 30 days left to serve.
Bohanon’s Second Murder
Dension, Texas, Nov. 13--It is reported here that TANDY FOLSOM, Indian policeman, had bee murdered 25 miles northwest of Denison late last night. The killing is said to have been done by DAVE BOHANON, now wanted by the authorities for the murder of Deputy U. S. Marshal BEN FOREMAN at South McAlester several weeks ago. It is though that FOLSOM was trying to effect Bohanon’s arrest when the later shot him. The men are cousins.
Another robbery of a farmer occurred in Ardmore last week. BURGESS, the man charged with the crime, was committed to Paris in default of $500 bail. The victim’s name was FRANKLIN and his loss was $50. This is a warning to all farmers coming to town to keep a sharp look out for confidence men and footpads.
We chronicle with much sorrow the death of MRS. SALLIE HOPKINS, wife of DAVID L. HOPKINS,which occurred at the family residence yesterday.
DORA ADLER and STELLA LUSTER entertained their little friends Monday evening in honor of their eighth birthday at the home of Mr. & Mrs. LUSTER. Quite a number of young merry-makers were present.
CAPTAIN DICK WIGGS came over from Oakland yesterday.
CONSTABLE A BURCH has a fine new boy at this house.
MISS DORA MEANS is visiting her sister, Mrs. JOE CUNNINGHAM.
BUD SPELL came down from Davis.
PERK BRUCE returned to South McAlester Sunday morning.
POSTMASTER DAVIDSON of Mill Creek was in town.
COMMISSIONER MORA N SCOTT visited Muskogee.
DOC YARBROUGH was over from Duncan this week.
MRS. G. M. EHRICK of Dallas, Texas is visiting MRS. MIKE GOLDMAN and Mrs. JOE BARRELL.
Clerk PHILIPS of the federal court has purchased lots in southwest Ardmore, near L.P. ANDERSON’S and will build soon. We learn that Judge STUART expects to build in the same neighborhood.
The wife of a mover named LYNCH from VanZandt County, Texas gave birth to a child at the Texas Wagon yard the other night. The ladies of the neighborhood gave the mother needed attention.
A fatal accident occurred as the south bound train was pulling in Ardmore Tuesday evening,. Mrs. HARVELL and daughter who reside at Sorghum Flats were aboard coming to Ardmore to meet the Mr. Harvell who had driven here with cotton. When the brakeman called out “Ardmore,” they ran to the rear door while the train was still under fast motion and fell from the platform to the ground. Mrs. Harvell was so badly injured by the force that she side yesterday morning. Her daughter was also severely bruised and shaken up,. The occurrence is a peculiarly sad one and calls forth the sympathy of the public.
Go to B. F. MELTON, Main Street near railroad, for harness, saddles, and repairing… J. C. PATTERSON, manager.
L. B. ROBERSON is moving his R. HARDY bankrupt stock to this other three stores at Pauls Valley, Dougherty and the mammoth Racket Store adjoining Spragin’s Hardware where to close them out at genuine bankrupt prices.
Robbery at Erin Springs
Wednesday evening, three masked men entered the Erin Springs store of BLANCHARD & WOODS, covering the manager, Mr. ARCH BLANCHARD, with revolvers, commanded him to ‘shell out.’ The request was complied with and the robbers succeeded in getting all the loose change in the money drawer which amounted to about $100. After receiving the donation of the money, the robbers requested Arch to ‘trot out the best hats in the store.’ This request was reluctantly complied with, but his ‘customers’ were of a higher grade than he anticipated and considerable time was consumed in getting the quality and fit to suit them, but Arch carried out the general rule of the house to ‘please everybody,’ and the robbers quietly untied their horses and rode out of town.
An Officer Shot Dead
Wichita, Kansas, Nov. 11--Deputy sheriff JESSE HENDRICKSON, of Round Pond, Oklahoma was shot and killed today a few miles from that town by two desperadoes named CHARLIE NEAL and FRANK BOYNTON…
Hotel for Rent
The Cottage Home Hotel, centrally located, 15 rooms … easy terms… call on ROBERT H. GLENN of Ardmore, I. T.
Calendar for the Grand Jury Docket, November 1893, U. S. Courts, Paris, Texas
WILL PAYATT (PYEATT?)
JAMES J. KNIGHTS
H. P. WERDEN / WARDEN
J. M. TURNER
P. J. ARNOLD
J. K. BIBBS
J. D. MCSWAIN
W. F. BIATES
S. W. HALL
JOE P. BARENTINE
D. O. COTTON
T. J. WALDEN
J. C. COWGER
ALEX A. KETCHUM
JERRY M. HARE
F. M. BAKER
T. E. BRENTZ
A. K. BARMORE
B. H. WALL
D. P. DELAY
C. C. PRICE
C. A. MILLER
JOHN D. SMITH
JOHN D. SMITH
FRANCIS L. LEWIS
Two unreadable names
C. B. CHATMAN
J. M. JOHNSON
J. L. GREEN
L. C. MERRIMAN
WILSON /WISSON STEPHENSON
JAMES S. STANLEY
J. B. BOWDEN
C. A. MILLER
NATHAN B. ZUMALT
ALEX M. CARTNEY
HARKIN CEALY / SEALY
December 6 (date printed in newspaper)
C. H. FRAMES
J. E. JONES
D. R. CHUMLEY
J. O. ADAMS
J. O. ADAMS
DRS. CHARLES COMBS