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.
*** About Ardmore
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
JOE ESTES WILLIAM PAIZZI JOE JOHNSON WILL PAYATT (PYEATT?) FRANK NATION JAMES J. KNIGHTS WILLIAM DEW H. P. WERDEN / WARDEN
ED HARRIS J. M. TURNER P. J. ARNOLD JACK CHEADLE JOE KEMP JESSE STEADHAM LEWIS JOHN CHARLES SOLOMON J. K. BIBBS ROBERT CHAPMAN JOHN WELLS IRA RICH JAMES UPKINS JIM CODY
J. D. MCSWAIN BILL LEWIS WILL GADDIS NELSON STEPHENSON JNO. BRUMLEY JACK BAKER JAMES CHAMBLISS WILLIAM BROOKS ALBERT BRADSHAW NEW BURNEY W. F. BIATES CLINT HUNTER MACK JOHNSON FRANK LANE
ANDERSON SMITH S. W. HALL JOE P. BARENTINE JOHN BEVILS JNO. BELL ABE HARTMAN WILL LIONE HORACE GANAWAY D. O. COTTON JNO. TECUMSEH LAZARUS GORDON WILL BROWN JAMES SMITH DICK DOW HENRY BURKHAM THOMAS FLANNIGAN MACK PITTS
November 24 JOE JOHNSON JOHN VAUGHN JAMES RAWLSTON TONI GRAY LEE HURST T. J. WALDEN WASH JOHNSON HENRY SHROWD J. C. COWGER WILLIAM ADAMS BEN HANEY CHARLES BOWLIN ALEX A. KETCHUM RICHARD KETCHUM THOMAS BRANAM
November 25 JERRY M. HARE F. M. BAKER JOHN SAVAGE JOSEPH BRIDGES ANDREW RYAN
November 27 T. E. BRENTZ ANDY PICKETT A. K. BARMORE B. H. WALL GEORGE SALMON D. P. DELAY JAMES HODGES WILLIAM LAND
November 28 GOERGE SKEETH HOUSTON BROWN CHARLES BOWLIN C. C. PRICE CHARLES BEENS SAMUEL BERRY C. A. MILLER JOHN D. SMITH JOHN SCOTT JOHN D. SMITH JOHN SCOTT FRANCIS L. LEWIS MARK SCHULTZ FRANK ROCKWELL DICK MCSWAIN JNO. STEPHENSON MATT TABBOTT JACK WILSON
November 29 Two unreadable names C. B. CHATMAN SAM ADONIS ED TUCKER WILLIAM KENDRICK LOU BOWERS CHARLES BONNER WILLIAM POPE JACK RENFRO JOHN BIDDEX BILL LAWSON J. M. JOHNSON ROBERT GREENWOOD BILL MCCLURE CALVIN CLAY
November 30 WILLIAM CASH JOHN HUGHES J. L. GREEN L. C. MERRIMAN WILSON /WISSON STEPHENSON LOUIS WILL MARION WARD DAVE VAUGHN JAMES MCCAULEY JOE PAUL JAMES S. STANLEY JAMES LARNEY SAM WILLIAMS
December 1 FRANK TOWNE WILLIAM WHEAT J. B. BOWDEN JNO. MORELEY HENRY ROBY JOHN VAUGHN BUD SMITH JESSE ROBINSON C. WEST MIKE MACKENS JACOB COSBY JIM COLBERT GEORGE TAYLOR PERRY BRACKER DICK CUMMINGS JOHN MCKINNEY W. RICHARDSON
December 2 SAM MONCAS C. A. MILLER THOMAS BILLY LOUIS WILLIS NATHAN B. ZUMALT
December 4 ALEX M. CARTNEY CHARLES BENNETT NET MORRIS FOSTER FOBB DAVE PAUL HARKIN CEALY / SEALY JOHNNIE DYER BIRD PRUETT SAM DUKES JACK CASEY
December 6 (date printed in newspaper) NELS JOHNSON KING FACOR C. H. FRAMES JAMES TOWE MITTIE SPIKES J. E. JONES ALBERT KEMP SAM PULLIUM ELBERT MORRIS JNO. GIBBS ALF STEVENSON MATTIE BURGESS LEONA LOVE JOHN COVEYR UNREADABLE NAME PENSY STEPHENSON CHARLES BROWN SIMON BROWN
December 7 LOUIS HAMBRICK D. R. CHUMLEY DAN CHUMLEY SAM TURNER WILLIE JOHNSON JOE PAUL THOMAS FRANKLIN SAM LEFLORE GEORGE GOODALL ROBERT PAYNE J. O. ADAMS J. O. ADAMS RUFUS BARBER MILLER BROWN LORAIN WILSON
December 8 FRANK CROW PHILIP JACKSON GEORGE WATSON JNO. MCKINLEY ANDERSON GARDNER DRS. CHARLES COMBS BUCK GARRETT SAMPSON FOLSOM LEVI ALEXANDER