The Perry Daily Times. (Perry, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 209, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 23, 1894 Page: 1 of 4
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The Perry Daily Times.
PERRY OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, MAY, 23, 1894
Me Receives a Fifty Years' Sentence
tor the Ingalls Killing
HE IS VERY STOICAL.
N« Ffiir Kulorlnlnid That *11 At*
t. uipt Will H« to lllui.
Hut NevorttittteM a Strung
iiimrd i« UvIuk K |>t
Aruuud (In Court
8tii i.watkk, May 23.—I Special. |
Judge hale today sentenced Tom
Joues, alius "Arkaitsaw Tom." a mem-
ber of the Dal ton gang. charged with
the murder of Torn Houston, Dick
Speed and Lafe Shadley at Ingalls last
September, to serve a term of fifty
years in the pcultentiary.
The prisoner received the sentence
without a tremor or visible concern,
but maintained that indifferent de-
meanor which hat* characterized his
actions during the trial.
During the several days the trial has
been in progress a veritable walking
arsenal has been stationed about the
court house in order to resist an at-
tack of the Dalton gang should th
aticinpt to rescue the prisoner,
inerous reports h
Tao Well Kit OH u Clti/euN of Arknutiiii It v
Arr«*Nt«*<l on That t'lutrgr.
Ahkanhas City, Has., May —
[Special. | The laws of Kansas are to
the effect that if a woman dies from
the producing of or au attempt to pro-
duce an abortion, the psrticipsuts a e
guilty of murder It was under this
sectiou that A. Ii. Wilcox aud Dr. It
M Young were arrested Saturday
night, charged with the murder of
Cirrie Belle Wilcot, wife of the
W. I'. Hackney han been retained to
•fend the parties.
been in circula
attempt would be
> the hour this is writ-
tion that such
made, but up t
ten all is quiet
It is the opinion of a number of
/..•us here that the Dalton gang had no
idea of making such a foolhardy break
us it must surely cost them their lives
GOT HIS MAN.
MluTin Painter Hrlugi llark a Guthrie
(; i in hi k , Okla., May 23 (Special |
Sheriff Painter brought back Cal
(n-iger from Harrisonvllle, Mo , who
is wanted here for breaking into
Frank Olsmith's gun shop and stealing
a g«> d many revolvers and a quantity
of ammunition. The sheriff followed
him by way of St. Louis and several
cities, and finally got him. On th
way home (ieiger confessed to having
held up a conductor at Arkansas City
and taking a gold watch from him;
alvtto having tiled on two different
claims in the strip in two different
names and having sold them. These
three escapades will cost him several
months in the penitentiary.
Sheriff I'ainter never goes after a
man that he does not get him, and
this is but another evidence of his effi-
RESOURCES OF OKLAHOMA
|'« m-lar l.lmrwtoue DUrotrrrU Whlrli
Makes m Mortar n llnril a Flint.
Another wonderful natural resott rot
has oeen discovered in Oklahoma
The contractors who have just finished
the agricultural college building at
stillwater, burned their own liim
from a peculiar limestone found
qualities near there, it made i
lime, but its peculiar and valuable
properties lave just been discovered
1 he mortar made with it is now dis
covered t<> be as hard a- flint, aud ex
pcriments just made show that lb
lime from this makes a cememt of th<
finest and most durable kind, harden
ing very rapidly and making plaster
ii g for inside walls that will not
crumble and crack off. and with a sur
fa *c remarkable for smoothness ai
Child Hill en ) m Kattlemiak*.
A fi-year-old son of a farmer nam
Ward, living near Newkirk, was bitten
by a rattlesnake while altemling i
pi-nic near Newkirk, Friday, am
though everything possible was don
for him, the little fellow will die. his
body having swollen to twice its nat
nral size and his suffering being terri
Still After lliui.
C. W. Smith sent a notice to th
chief of police of Indianapolis yester
day to apprehend I). C. Young, wh
h ill jumped liis bond for adultery wit!
Mrs. Smith. Young has sold his farm
at Tecumseh aud is supposed to hav
about 9.1,<MM) and Smith wants some
hi-. $|(),uoo damages.
Howard* for sluiorott.
Chicago. May 2*2.—The police to-day
arrived ut the conclusion that W
Minsrott, grand secretary and treasurer
of the Switchmen's Mutual Aid associa
tion, hac been murdered, and lus)>ect<
Shea issued circulars offering a re war
for the missing man's body. Siuisrott
has been missing since the night of
May 1'.'. and no trace of hiiu has been
A St. .Iu««*|di Merchant Mlosing.
Sr. Johkimi, Mo., May 22. H. Ulinger
a merchant of this city, disappeared
from his home early this morning and
it is believed he has jumped Into the
river, he having threatened to do w
yesterday. His mind was unbalanced.
strong opposition to tnc reuomtna-
tion of Congressman Charles II. Mor-
gan, of the Fifteenth Missouri district,
Little Village the Scene of
Highest of all in Leavening Power.-—Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
CANTiNO THEIR SHADOWS HEFORE j Press tJazette: The democratic party
A subject presented u petition to Jterritory can never hope to be
Kintf Phillip when the king was
J V. N. CRECORY, Pras. w. W FARRAN, Cashlar.O
V. C TAIHRT, Aaa't. Cash. "
BANK of PERRY
CAPITAL, - 850,000
DI RECTO HS-
INE OUTLAW IS CAPTURED.
u|tpoae<l M<-in hern of the llalton OanR
lnterre|ited My l)i-|iuly M r liHl*
uikI a |)f«|i**r<itf Fight Kiiniifn
In Which Two OUlcer*
Ki. Hkxo, 0. T., May 23.—'Two men
up posed to be members of the Dalton
ang of train robbers passed through
Kl Keno yesterday traveling eastward.
The sheriff telegraphed to the little
town of Yukon to intercept and ar-
rest them. A posse was quickly or-
ani/.ed, and when the train robbers
in ad e their appearance they were at-
tacked. The defense was quite as hot
as the attack ami a running fight en-
sued. Deputy Sheriff Farris, a member
of the last legislature, was shot in
the groin. The bullet passed entire
through him. lie is not expected to
live. An old man named Nelson was
shot in the forehead, but not danger-
ously. A number of other persons
were wounded more or less severely
during the skirmish, among them an
officer named Snyder, who was shot in
the face aud will die.
one of the robbers was snot off his
horse and captured, but resisted to
the last, and several of his captors
bears cuts and bruises on the head
where he welted them with his six
shooter. The other robber escaped,
ut is supposed to have been hit two
>r three times, one bullet taking away
a portion of his hat. It is not known
ho he is. The one captured is not
known here. The robber who escaped
is at this time being followed by a
party of armed men and another battle
likely to occur a* any time. The
sheriff aud a posse of deputy marshals
left this ciiy t« join the pursuers.
The chase after the escaped bandit
was most exciting, bi t the outlaw's
horse becoming fagged, one of the
posse made a circle, getting in ahead
f the fleeing man, who opened tire on
him. lie dismounted and ran into the
brush. None of the posse dared to
nture after the man, who remains
in hiding in the timber. Pursuit will
be continued tomorrow.
killed a Ce e.tial.
)i tu Enid, ok., May i ISpecia1.]
While attempting to arrest two rob-
bers Sunday evening officers opeued
fire upon them aud killed a Chinaman.
The robbers escaped.
It tli«* a u ii ii a I Meeting of the OklithoiiiM
The Oklahoma Kditorial association
neets at Guthrie on Tuesday, May 29,
in the opera house. It will convene at
3:30 p in The meeting will be public
until 5 o'clock, after which the asso-
iation will go into executive session
for one hour. itunquet at 8:30. Hall
at opera house at 9:3(1.
Ad'lresn of Welcome—Acting Mayor Hum-
Itespoime— President J. K. (^uelii.
ADDKRHHCH ASH FAI'BRN.
J. V. Admire, Kliigtlnlier Fre^ PreHH- News-
paper* and Farmer*."
M L. Blxler. Norman State Democrat
on of the Pre**."
I) W. Peery, El Reno Democrat -"N>
p th and Politician*."
W W. Wltien. Dally Oklahoman 'Editorial
MIm* Efli«* UltHtrap, Chandler News
torlai Pie "
Hoy V Hoffman.Guthrie Daily Leader
Press in Oklahoma."
C E. Hunter. Euid Eagle—1"Circulation
Frank MeMaster ' The Pen, Pencil aud
The following persons, and any oth
ers the association may call on, will
make five minute talks on subjects of
their own choosing:
J. L. Isenberg, Kind Wave.
S. C. Whittaker, North Enid Tri
James Kelley, Alva Republican.
It. Galbreath, Perry Democrat.
W. J. Donovan, Press-Gazette.
Lafe Merritt, Kl Reno Globe.
Lincoln McKinley, Jr., Newkirk R
J. K. Alleu, Stillwater Sentinel.
W. R. Asher, Tecumseh Republican.
T. U. Ferguson, Watonga Republi
can, and others.
drunk and the petition was coarsely i
refused. The subject said he wanted
to take an appeal. 11 What!" said
tho l.i ig, ''a p. al from the great
king of Muc *don; and to whom?" *'l
desire to appeal," suit! the subject,
•'from Phillip drunk to Phillip sober!"
This is the kind of an appeal the
people will take this fall. The people,
two years ago. had been overfed, their
livers were out of whack from long
republican prosperity, their minds
were beclouded and they went wrong.
They heard the democratic orators
tell how the country was going lick-
ety-brindle to hades: how business
was stagnant: how honest labor was
ragged and hungry: how Dives had
his cruel heel on the prostrate neck of
Lazarus; how the farmer was strug
gling under the robber tariff and giv-
ing away his products: how the
bloated manufacturer was frying the
fat out of the under-paid, over-worked
laborer—and as all these terrible con-
ditions were depicted old men dreamed
dreams and young men saw visions
They didn't know the orators were
speaking in a future tense. The de-
lirium of indigestion has gone off with
the erstwhile full larder, and the peo
pie realize that "coming events" were
only "casting their shadows before;
that it was the democratic future the
orators described. The people, as the
boys say, "are onto the racket," and
again want a change.
A petition with its boots on will go
to the polls in November and kick
from power every democrat it can
get a chance at. Half the democrats
in the country will help the republi-
ans tnakc a good job of it. As a detn-
•crat remarked the other day:
"We have been waiting to gel con-
rol of this government for thirty
ears, ami now that we have had it for
a year and a half, we'll give it up to
you republicans without money and
without price, for it's too big a con-
tract for th - democratic party!"
The country needs republican vic-
tory. The people, as they view dem-
ocracy gorged anil helpless, cowaadly
and supine, on the field of its recent
triumph, reflect fondly over the his-
tory of the magnificent deeds of repub
licanism. They know the republican
party alone can restore the country
from the dismal blight cast by the
upas tree of democratic supremacy.
The republican party is as necessary
to national safety in defeat as in vic-
tory. It is today the bulwark of the
nation, the embodiment of the most
xalted patriotism, the best manhood
in this splendid nation.
successful until it shows an inclina-
tion to do better by its newspapers
than it has been doing. We have '
heard men who claim to be leaders in
the democratic party state on the
streets of this city that the party
would be better off without any news-
papers. The republicans never fail to
recognize and ..protect their newspa-
pers, and consequently the best and
strongest newspapers in the territory
are advocating republican doctrine
This is one reason why the republican
party is united in the territory and in
shape to make a hard and bitter fight
for supremacy in the coming election.
The democratic party, especially in
this county, is not in shape to meet
the enemy with any hope of success.
Howard Con rant: Hon. William
Patrick Hackney of Winfleld was in
attendance at the district court here
this week. He went fishing with
Judge Jackson and some of the boys
Monday and caught a string of fish as
long as your arm, 'I he team became
fractious on the way home, while
Hackney was telling a story, kicked
up, broke the tongue out of the car-
riage aud turned the picnic party out
into the road—but Mr. Hackney neve**
stopped his story, but, brushing the
dust from his pants, he continued tell-
ing how Grover went in swimming "in
the old fashioned way." There is no
stopping Mr. Hackney when he gets
J. V. N GREGORY, F. W. FARRAR, V. C. TALtiKRT,
OKO. 8. HARTLEY, J. T. LAFFKRTY.
This Hank has the latest improved safe with automatic boK
work. Also a fire proof vault.
EARLY DAYS OF PES MS.
T. A. McNeal, iu his Kansas Breeze,
given the following iuiuiitable sketch
of the early days of Oklahoma's Den
A dispatch from Oklahoma tells of
the welcome giveu Hon. Dennis Flyun
by his constituents of Guthrie, on
which occasion processions, brass
bands, and speeches by the mayor and
others of note filled the occasion with
success. A dozen years ago the Okla-
homa congressman made hisentry into
Kansas. It was no triumphal proces-
sion, with music and bauuers, such as
met him on Saturday. No gorgeously
dressed drum major cast his gilded
staff on high, nor did the man with
the slide trombone swiftly pump notes
of melody into the ambient air. The
procession then was au ox team, a
farm wagon loaded with a Washington
hand press and three fonts
of type, and the future congress-
man from Oklahoma The pro-
cession stuck in the quicksands
of the Medicine river. On that occa-
sion, also, speeches were made by the
present statesman from Oklahoma, but
they didn't begin with any words
about "Friends and fellow citizens."
They were directed in particular to
the ox team, with a large number of
extra remarks thrown off into space.
They were orthodox in character, and
not according to the revised versior.
A slight odor of sulphur hung over
the rippling waters of the Medicine
and. as the wagon slowly sank in tte
sand, a purple haze seemed to ere y
over the face of the moon. Auufl
when Dennis finally got out of the
river, he set up his press in a frame
shanty, whb'h was so open that a
Tex is steer strolled in through a crack
in the door, and looked over Dennis'
shoulder while he set up an article on
how the magic hand of progress had
replaced the rude wigwam of the sav-
age with the palatial edifices of a
proud civilization. Truly times have
changed with Denn's, and the foot of
the jack rabbit is emblazoned upon
If ex-Gov. George W. Steele gets
into congress, Oklahoma will have
staunch friend at court. The Indian-
apolis Journal says of him:
The republicans of the Kle/enth
district have made no mistake in se-
lecting Maj. George W. Steele as their
candidate for congress. His popu-
larity in the district has been proven
time aud again, and in the three terms
ho served in the house he proved him
self a member of more than ordinary
usefulness. No better equipped or
more popular man could have been
chosen, and the Journal considers his
The republican policy of the repub-
lican party is that to be prosperous
the country must get out of debt. '1 he
democratic policy is that the way fo
the country to prosper is to run in
Prof II ai.lock seems to have thor-
oughly satisfied the people of Okla
homa City. A democratic school
board unanimously retained him as
superintendent, purely on the grounds
Texas ami Tennessee now have
charge of the territorial normal school
Verily, things have changed when
such an educator as Prof. Winans is
turned down for a southern experi-
The pops in McKinley *s old district
claim to have nominated "Jacob S.
Coxey, of the U. S. of America," for
Coxey ought to hire a substitute and
go home. His million dollar proper
ties may suffer iu his absence.
It is indeed democratic wisdom to
create an income tax when there are
"Gohman's Romance" is the latest
cognomen of the senate tariff bill.
Farm products, wages and peopl
re all cheaper under democratic rule
Highest Honors—World's Fair.
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Fret
from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant.
40 YEARS THE STANDARD.
f you want a home-Uke hoarding house—where the meals are always polat-
ahle and the rooms and beds are clean and comfortable. (Jo to the
MRS LITTLL fc BELL, Prop's.
NICELY Kl'RNISHKK ROOMS FOR RENT. Between 4tli and r.th on E St.
This Space Reserved
Papst - Brewing - Co.,
HEN aY FREEDLANDER, Agent I
The Royal Palace.
Wines, Liquors and Cigars of the best
Imported and Domestic brands will be
FOUND AT THIS
The best equipped in Oklahoma—over the Bar or for Family Use, in Packagtt
of Any Size. The Liquors sold at
FOR PURITY AND AGE re not EXCELLED,
IF EQUALLED IN THE COl'NTEY.
Convenient Side Rooms and Courteous i
) Sixth Street West
( Side .Square.
f> it vmmm. Groceries.
CORNER OF B nd 1 ST.
We call each day for your order and deliver goods to any part of Perry.
We guarantee the lowest prices and the best satisfaction.
We carry all seasonable eatables.
CALL ANO SEt US. Corner B and Seventh St.
WILL A. LINDSAY,
Civil Engineer and Surveyor.
The surveying of lots and homestead* a specialty, plans and estimates estfr-
tuates iurnished on all branches of engineering. Keasouable charges.
Postoftice building, Room <>. All work guaranted.
Excelsior - Steam - Laundry.
The only first-class laundry in Perry. It is fully equipped with the best
machinery for turning out work which will compare with work done any-
where. We especially solicit the patronage of those who have been patronis-
ing Chinese wash shops. We solicit ihe work of all and guarantee satisfac-
tion in work. Our prices are as cheap as any for first-class work. Leave your
orders and the solicitor will call on you.
Corner 5th nd B Street. J. H. HILL.
T. M RICHARDSON, D. 0. EICHARDSON, T. M. KIOBAKDSON, J
T. M. RICHARDSON & SONS.
Perry Oherokee Strip Okla
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