The Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 122, Ed. 1 Friday, February 26, 1904 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. VI NO. 122
VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20 1004.
PRICE 10 CENTS PER WEEK
See the modern cooking wonder the Majestic range at Darrougii's. Don't get left.
JL.JULJU' V JUL JL .HjCTL JJTJUUIL
ENT TO JOFLIN
Complete Details of the Trag-
.Joplin CIoU-.: Martin Clark for a
number of .wars a prominent resident
of Joplin was instantly killed by fall-
ing under a t rain at Seneca Mo. Tues-
day nilit. He attempted to Ixwrd
the train while it was in motion. Ho
missed the step and was thrown under
the wheels and it is said his body was
horribly innt Hated.
The news of the death reached Jop-
lin AVednesdayand Mr.Clark's brother-in-law
James Ulrleh went to Seneca
to briii the remains to Joplin arii-
iiitf here at midnight Wednesday night.
lli.i w ife was in l'ryor Creek but
she was immediately summoned and
she arrived here Wednesday afternoon.
Clark started from ids home in l'ry-
or Creek to Joplin and spent Tuesday
in Seneca while en route. He intend
ed to catch a Frisco train in Seneca
for Vinita at midnijrht Wednesday
and lie had to run from his hotel in
the effort to catch It. When he swunp
on lie lost his balance and was thrown
under the fast moving wheels. He
was Instantly killed and the remains
were horribly mutilated almost be-
yond recij'nit ion.
Iteeeased was well and very favor-
ably known in and around Joplin. He
lived here prior to four years utfo
since which time he has been prospect-
ing in the territory. His family join-
ed him at l'nor Creek last fall where
be was as-iciated withte.A.Wadlcijrh
of this city in the Salina Land and
Mining company. He was t he general
manager of t he company. Mr. Wad-
hi'h Is the president .and 1 '.C.l'arker
of I'p.ur Creek i.-. the secretary. He-
ceased was .M years of :ie and Ut
leaves a wife and two Miiail children
beid. s a hi.-t of frieiid.-i. The news
of his death was a slivk to I. is many
friends and evprrvioiis of Miiipathy
for the irivaw I family were hcirdon:
Burroughs Sentenced to Life
Absence of Malice the Chief
Feature In his Favor-
Several Other Sen-
The criminal term of the Nowata
court was concluded yesterday and
Judtfe (Jill and ot her court oflleials re
turned to Vinita last nie;ht. The term
will be resumed Monday next.
Contrary to expectations Win. Bur
roughs the Iron Mountain brakernan
was convicted of murder and Ids pun
ishment' tixed at life imprisonment.
He was defended by Col. Chew of
Van I'.uren Ark. liurroutrlis' home
and Ids wife child and sister were in
the courtroom during the progress of
t lie trial. There was little defense
offered except the absence of motive
but Burroughs expected w hen he left
here to lie acquitted. The jail officials
say that he looks as though he had
lust pounds in weight since he was
taken to Nowata Sunday night.
The story of this case as developed
at the I rial was aljout this: As the
freight t rain on which Burroughs was
employed was passing Sageeah one
evening a few months since after
dark two or three Ikas were standing
by the track. Burroughs claimed they
were throwing rocks and that one of
I them struck him and another hit 1 1 it
; side of t he car. This was denied by
the prosecution. Burroughs at any
rate tired at the bjys.towards a house
and shut one of l hem through the
hiad the pistol snapping t wice before
it Kent off. To a fellow brakernan
he asked which one he hit and being
informed said he meant it' for thi-
ol her one.
At the lirst station aljove Oolagah
some men who had been telephoned
to. came to the train to make the ar-
rest but the shoot ing was denied. At
the next station where there was also
a po-.se Burroughs surrendered. As
known he gave bond for ..o for as-
sault but a week later the boy died
an I he was taken incu.stody for mur-
der and has ever since been in jail.
Probably the worst feature of the
case was the fact that the pistol was
snapped more than once. Another
unfavorable circumstance was that
the train was going 2 miles an hour
and hence Burroughs must have had
his pistol "mighty" handyauddid not
reach and eet it aft er being st ruck
w ith a rock as claimed
s coi.rt had-' Amotion for anew t rial was over-
die I at No- j ruk-.l and appeal granted. taking
pneiimo- .;ve of the. prisoner Col. Che assured
: him he would do even thing he could
j in his In-half. The sympathy of the
I railroad people is of course with I'ur-
I roughs: they have paid his at torney'a
I fee and the order of trainmen will
con! inne its efforts in his In-half.
The general feeling is that the pen-
jalty is excessive hut; it is surmised
the jury inllueuced possibly to some
extent by environment thought ten
I years! he maximum for manslaughter
j w as loo lit tie.
1 Hiring the progress of the trial the
I train crews when possible went to
'the court room to express their svni-
taught in tl e Nat i inal schools of the 1 pa thy and most of the men gave Bur-
Al'hniuim.l Dullir Thrown Away
Mr. W. V.. Baker of i'lainvi.-w
Neb. writes; "My wife had lung
trouble for over f1 ft ecu years. We
t rie l a numU-r of doctors and sjH-tit
over a t hi '.isand d" liars without any
relief. Mie was very low and I lost
all hoi- when a friend suggested !ry-
ing Foley's Honey and Tar which I
did: and thanks le to this great rem-
edy it saved her life. She is si nmger
atid etijojs le tter health than she has
ever known in ten jears. We shall
never be w it Lout Foley's Honey and
Tar and would ask those atllicted to
try It. For vile at Peoples drug store.
There w as also a brot her and probably
ot her relatives of the girls present.
Some young men came up on the bank
and making some uncomplimentary
remarks a light ensued which lead to
this complaint. The case against one
of t he girls at least was transferred
Albert Bixon Nowata gaining:
Other persons brought in were:
Walter Jarrett Winter was indicted
for assault to kill: was out on commis-
sioner's bond but a marshal's bond
will now be required.
John Hays Gooseneck: indicted for
stealing M bushels of corn.
Two persons were discharged from
the jail this morning by reason of ex-
piration of sentence: Win. Hazelrig
disturbing the peace; Win. Boss
A Night Alarm.
Worse than an alarm of fire at night
is the brassy cough of croup which
sounds like the children's death knell
and it means death unless something
is done quickly. Foley's Honey and
Tar never fails to give instant relief
and quickly cures the worst forms of
croup. Mrs. I. L. Cordier of Man-
nington Ky. writes: "My thieeyear
old girl had a severe case of croup; the
doctor slid she could not live. I got
a bottle of Foley's Honey and Tarthe
first dose gave quick relief and saved
her life." Refuse substitutes. For sale
at Beoples drug st re. dw
S .. . 5!
To bo Indian Agent at Union Agen
cy I. T. Again.
The president yesterday sent to Hie
senate the name of J. Blair Shoenfelt.
of Wyoming to be. Indian agent at
Union agency. I. T. Mr. Shoenfelt is
at present inJVVashington accompanied
bv George Findlcv of Toiieka
who ' t
has ! he com ract to feed the prisoners 1 5
coniined at the Muskogee government
Mr. Shoenfelt has been exposed tojjj
a great deal of animosity and not long Sj
obis affairs were investigated by 5
Special Commissioner Leup at the in- J
stance of the president. Mr
completelv vindieted him
dicat ion amounted substantially to an
indorsement of his ofllcial course.
This t herel'ore will be a reappoint
WILLIAM TYGAR DEAD
W at Nowata in the Capacity of
Win. T.tgar J ml- e
iff f t t l.e !ls! t U'ii
w at a i st cr l.i v aft et noon of
nia. He ;ift borne Sunday night for
Nowata and w. s suffering" with the
grip; e. which s. .i !eVl!oped into a
severe ctseof piu-Uuioni.i w hich carried
him otf. Mr. Tyg'ir was a Shawnee In-
diana: id a nat ie of Yinii :i. Sixteen or
s.'Velit.-ett Je.irs ao when a sin ill boy
he was thrown from a wagon by a run-
away team and sustained a compound
fract ore of the ril.t arm which neces-
sitated the ainpulat ioimf that mem-
ber near t ho shoulder. He attended
s.-hool at the government Indian
school at Carlisle Peiin. where he ol-
tained a fair education and had
This oillce has a supply of mount-
ing beard in three colors cut any si.e
desired. Orders solicited.
Soap Ointment and Pills
the World's Greatest
PRICE THE SET SI
Csmplete Treatment for Every
Humour from Pimples
Cherokee Nat ion
Mr. Tygar bad proved a faithful and
efficient otllcerin the capacity of court
Bailiff accompanying .ludgeGill to all
the places of holding court in the
Northern disf rich The remains will
le buried henv
Cured Connnmption. j
Mrs. B. W. K vans Clearwater. Kan.
writes: "My huslmnd lay sick for;
t hreo month.-.: the doctors stated he!
had quick consumption. We procured j
a lot tie of Ballard's llorehoimd Syrup j
and it cured him. That was six years
ago. and Miioe then we alwais keep a
I n it t le In the home. We cannot do'
without it. For coughs ami colds it
has no equal." W " v and 1. a '
Nil tie at Peoples I rug Store. dw !
I handle all kinds of feed. Give
rr.e a trial.. 1 G. Cowan. ."itf
roughs from one to five dollars.
OTllElt OHT.T NOTES.
) Ceo. L. Richardson plead guilty to
j forging a check on the Nowata nat ion-
i al bank for $L".t.4i. Sentenced to two
years imprisonment at Ft. Leaven-
i worth. Biehardsou is a young man
t and formerly lived in Miller count v
j Al Keene highway rohlery fifteen
1 moot lis. He threw a boy down and
rohlied him of five or six dollars.
H. Pickett adultery: one year and a
Joe Imnham and Tom Lewis adul-
tery; fined Jl'tand costs. There were
two other defendants in this case
w hich is a peculiar one. Several yoimg
men ami one o' more young women
were sw imming in Silver Lake having
bathing suits of some description.
The agonizing itching nd burning
of the skin as in eczema; the frightful
scaling as in psoriasis; the loss of
bair and crusting of the scalp as in
called bead; the facial disfigurement
as in pimples and ringworm; the awful
Buffering of Infants and the anxiety of
worn-out parents as In milk crust tet-
ter and salt rheum all demand a rem-
euj of almost superhuman virtues to
successfully cope with them. That
Cuticura Soap Ointment and Pills are
Ftich stands proven beyond all doubt.
No statement Is made regarding them
that is not justified by tha strongest
evidence. The purity and sweetness
the power to afford Immediate relief
the certainty of speedy and permanent
cure the absolute safety and great
economy have made them the stand-
ard skin cures and humour remedies of
the civilized world.
The grandest testimonial that can be
offered the Cuticura remedies Is their
world-wide sale due to the personal
recommendations of those who have
used them. From a small beginning
In the simplest form against prejudice
and opposition against tnonicd hosts
countless rivals aud trade Indifference
Cuticura remedies have become the
greatest curatives of their time and
In fact of all time for nowhere in the
history of medicine 1 to be found
another approaching them tn popularity
and sale la every clime and with every
people they have met with the same
reception. The confines of the earth
are the only limits to their growth.
They have conquered the world.
SoH thrUfhont lh vM. Cotlfwr Rrfmt. .We.
(in form at i horolatt Cmlr4l Plilt. vt "f f'S
hnuM Nq-i H.Sft. I Kut dr I 1'kis: boun. 1 rxiim-
feu. A . I'.ter Inif ft C-m. I orp . Chm4 froprttun
mr Iw-'iL euk about Cvfteuxa."
For XShe Following Three Days:
Saturday Monday and Tuesday
February 27 29 and March 1
We place before the public our entire line of Ruffled Swiss and Lace Curtain
stock. In order to clean up all odds and ends we will sell for these "Three
Days" only at the following reduced prices:
Ruffled Swiss and Ruffled Net Curtains
One lot of Ruffled Swiss Curtains regular rxn
$ i .25 values Reduction price Vi?"'
One lot Ruffled Net Curtains regular price j!
52.25 for these three days P'e5
One lot of Ruffled Net Curtains regular
S3.00 values to close at P'Oy
Lot No. 1 51.39 Lace Curtains will be sold for
$1.00 Per Pair
Lot No. 251.69 Lace Curtains will be sold for
$1.44 Per Pair
Lot No. 3 52.00 and 52.50 Lace Curtains for
$1.89 Per Pair
Lot No. 453 00 Lace Cui tains will be sold for .
$2.48 Per Pair
Lot No. 553-50 Lace Curtains will be sold for
$2.99 Per Pair
Lot No. 6 54.00 Lace Curtains will be sold for
$3 3 9 Per Pair
Hach and every housekeeper should attend this sale for not again this
season will you be able to buy your Curtains as cheap.
Room Size Rugs
We have a few of those 9x12 Room Size Rugs we are clearing
out. Don't forget to see them. Tht
price is $13.50 for
J V V.4 Ul WVt-aAaa
e $16.50 RllgS
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adgett - Sanders Ifier. Co.
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Marrs, D. M. The Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 122, Ed. 1 Friday, February 26, 1904, newspaper, February 26, 1904; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc775437/m1/1/: accessed February 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.