The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 110, Ed. 1 Monday, February 11, 1901 Page: 1 of 4
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TrTE MONDAY EVENING FEUARY II 1901.
PRICE )0c WEEK
DDN BECK SHOT
Desperado Was KilSed While
Attempting to iEvade
HE KILLED DILDINE
Anil Threatened Un Shoot Hie
Father on SightCUnlena a Sum
of Money Wan Bent to Him
All the People of Long Prairie
lr th outlaw was
MJ I J 1 1 XJ vj t
kiiled late Friday atternoon by
tTUrvt.v United 'States Marshal
KFrederick Sill near Maysville
J hunt two weefcs aero Clarke
ThoaiDson. reputed to be a "had
men in the Long If rairie district
where he lived thirty miles or bo
southwest of Viniu. robbed Joseph
litechanan. the postmaster of the
w w 1 T.
ter7n of Kansas. Ulie stooa uu
ehanan up at the point of his gun
and compelled Mr. Thompson to
tate the money out of the pockets
of his victim -who Knowing
Thompson's desperate character
mrle no resistance inompson
enjoyed the hold-up by making
Rv-hnnn dance while he shot
bullets into the floor near his ieet
after the robbery Buchanan
fTrAH R75 for the arrest of Thomp
eon. Don Beck and (Richard Fore-
mait started out with theannounced
intention of bring Thompson. in
although Beck ad Thompson
were close friends.
Be ck had a jug of whiskey and
hv the time he uid foreman
roacbod the farm house of Silas
Dildw.e both were pretty drunk.
Becki.ad been in numerous shoot-
ing scrapes before -ami the Dildine
familv were thoroughly iriguieneu
whence and his companion rode
up to the house whooping.
When they entered the Dildin
house Foreman held a revolver by
bis side. but Beck compelled him
to put it-back in his poket. When
he pullexi it a second time old man
Dildine grabbed it. Beck stepped
back and fired two bullets into
Silas DiWine. He then stepped
in spite of the fact that a reward
of fSiu hart been ouercu
capture dead or alive. The!fin.
ingrtflBeck was purely wjciuc.....
Muelial Hill who ifl wo b
anUeputy Unitea --
under the regular w
IWel. went to Maysvll'ie T rmay
and captured a whisky jHB";
Late in the afternoon Hilligot
..1 that Beck was at lisiiuery
in the outskirts of town. 'Hastily
summoning a posse he had "B-
littery surrounded A
the men approached the-buiiduig
Beck ran out mounted m nr
and dashed away. m'
hfihinu at the command drew
hie pistol and opened Ifire. 'A vol-
ley of shots rang out and Beck
txii his horse fell to the ground in
tar. The desperado was snot
through the head with three Win-
y ti ii ii
ONLY A FEW
We want to hustle up a little stir. Note the following prices:
FIVE ARE DEAD
iid Remaining Member of Ihe Fam.
ily Dying With Smallpox.
Word was received at VVagoner
that five members of the Lawrence
family residing eighteen miles
west of Wagoner are lying dead
at their home from smallpox;
that two remaining members ot
the household are awaiting death
unconscious and another nearly
.lioH from fri&ht and loss of
Lawrence the oldest son was
taken rick Thursday and died in
fori.v.eic'ht hours loe lather lett
immediately for town to secure a
cu3in. aud upon his return found
t-o others bad died also. The
father wa. taken eick with the
disease and died in four hourB.
Assistance was at once sent the
faciilv by the charitable people of
3 Table No. 4 Ladies' .flannel-
nelette night dresses worth QEp
5 $1.25; we'll close at UUV
3 Bargain counter table No. 5 full
35) of bargains. n
Ladies' shirtwaists.- 10c each
w 8 yards velveteen binding. . . 5c
WT.A- o-kriVc urnrth VCC. for
Braid embroidery and lace. .2c yd
- worm a great ueai muic.
3 Lace curtains worth 50c to C 1 00
to ao oair for 2 .to P vt-
Ladies' and children's hood 75c
nnes for ekc: t;oc ones for Qo
33! 38c; 25c ones for... uu
a i-f nf ctl mhhpr hnne and
pearl bnttons worth 10c to g
5OC QOZ; bdlC pill-C pl taiu..
Carpet chain in skein others 1 f)p &
ask 12H and 15c for at..... 1 Ub
A few skeins of Germantown Q
yarn worth 30c for UV
Baby cloaks worth 50 and 75 A C
cents go at 27 and T b
Table No 6 Ladies and children s g
worth from $1.00 to $411 00
this week 25 5o75c and v 1 v u 1
Remember these prices are' only found at "The Good
Iw D RjiHo-pft Merc. Co. I
T T - !
ry 1 A M in ILl IL1 1 Idl Ikl (11 tl ll It' !' It' )l' II1 11 If T T 'ff.f 'T ' ' '
f T '11 'T M 'F '
To Buy Food For Himself and Wife
So He Stole a Laprobe.
Established In .7892.
Incorporated In 1893.
Interesting Budget of Item Received
Over the 'Phone.
rmiml a table where young John
n;Min was crouched. Eck shot
the boy to death and then was
nwrsnaded to leave by Foreman
.before he fioished the work of
butchering tbe old man.
Deputy Marshal Webb f this
city went after the offender and
.chased Beck who had joined
Thompson across the mountains.
The officer brought Foreman back
iid he had a preliminary exaaain-
ai 1 n oil a charee of being an ac-
ctory to the crime of murder fout
was not field.
Clarke Thompson was seriously
wounded in a brush with officers
and is now hidden in one of the
mountain fastnesses. From the
Mrs. Wyly James mother of
Press James died at her honae in
J. W. Williams an old and re-
spected citizen of Miami died last
Sunday of pneumonia.
Th-e city fathers have iuaugrated
a system of sidewalks around ten
blocks in this city.
The. St. Louis parties who were
hvra nuking for an franchise foe
putting in a system for water works
were denied the franchise by the
.1 A . Hush has sold his residence
I property here and purchased land
in Kansas and will move meru iu
a few days.
W. E. Eowsey has just finished
an elegant new dwelling on the
The First National bank of
Miami will occupy the corner room
in the Williams building about the
lit of March. The postoffice and
federal court re also located in
this building. The room to be
vacated by the bank will be occu-
..lo.i hv Fnulkeubure & Co. of
i.icu J "
om me 1 ' - .
t . c.. ... a u nuncr mpriihan.
vears old sent word to his father ! d'e elore-
Jear8 " .. e..m' W C Sikens lhomas
that if he did not send him f.00 Messrs. . t.
he would kill him on sight. Fear-1 Jeckham J. t. S cNorton M
in. fnr his lifec id man Beck tooklPeery John -dswor h a d
oZr.ndciU.!.r. .11 in Washington looking
Jt ptpi.U:kfneeW.id...;.fier Interest-of M.rn and
buthe succeeded in eluding them ; the qapaw Agency.
Rrftd Roberts is in the cage at
the city prison and his wile sits in j
the corridor keeping toe nre going.
Both are negroes and the hus-
band has been working on the
Frisco extension. He got sick
and couldn't work and the com-
pany gave him and his wife trans-
portation to Vinita. They arrived
Saturday night and being without
a place to sleep or without a cent
to secure food Fred took a laprobe
belonging to Joe Harris and Bold
it to John Gunter for Sl.-TO. Mar
shal Ledbetter arrested Koberts
who says he will plead guilty and
take a jail sentence when Com-
missioner DouCarlos returns to
What the woman will do sue
does not kuow. She says she has
friends at Dennison but would
like to secure work as a servant
being a good cook and house-
keeper. G. A. Huberts of Llutner 111. suf-
fered lour years witti a wad in his
stoiuach and could not eat. He lost
65 pounds. Two bottles of Dr. Cald-
uv Mvrnn nensin restored his appe
tite rnrp.l his stomach trouble and
today he is well and hearty and says
ho owes his health to ur. uaiuwt-ii
syrup pepsin. People's dm norc.
Artesian Water Used.
The locomotives of the Frisco' line
have commeuced usint; the aite-ian
water from the temporary tank re-
cently constructed east of the t'epot.
It will be several (lays before tlit
engineers are able to report whether
nnipr is suitable fur ue. If it K
a new aud permanent tunic will In-
built When pain ur irritation exist"
anv tart of the body the application
of V.allard's Snow linime.-t will wive
prompt relief; price -") and .''). l'e-
ple's drutf store. !sv
College . .
J. C. OLSON A. M. - - President.
A High-Grade Business College.
Railroad Fare Paid.
Students may Enter at Any Time.
Oliver Bairby Pres.
J. O. Hall V-Pres.
W. P. Phillips. Cashle
VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY.
Capital $100000 SuTlu8 20
Oldest and Strongest National Bank in
the Cherokee Nation
W. H. Kornejur
W t. Halsell
Does a Safe General Banking Business
In the United Stnt.'t Conrt it Vlnlta. 1 the
Northern Uistrlctol the Indian Temtorj.
Geo. K. & Kilph Ford. Plaintiff "I
Georite A. Adiins and Perry N. I. j;0 t.
Alli-ii. ilnim l.nsincss s l.l'O. (
A. Ailtm's Grain 1 im.pany.
The defendnnt. Georte A. Adams -Griiiii
rmnpany. is warned to apiietr ii tills court
within thirty iT t)'l answer the coo-
. .i.i f ti.o i.UintiiT. (ieorue l.tununn
Established v"'-. v. ;:r -
'Hemort i Hall. t'lms. A. David-.
" I Atoirnv (or ulaintiiT. !'
. . - t"x Q in II . WiUnn. T. A. llun'in r.
Has moveJ to South Wilson street just
south of V. S. court house.
Call on him for the finest and .most
permanent photos photo buttons.
Pictures Enlarged ana rrameo.
C-'iU crown audbr'.dire
A SpeciKii y.
(Tice oi-er Flrit Nt"
BanK. VINITA. I T
Cammfrclal iob printicga epec-
ialty at this office.
Atierny for non-resl-
J.iiuary 14. V.v.
yyB.. V. A. APPERSON.
p.n ni in P.ilt"u l.ni
T. t.'.i" he Vr:.ir at t.fi
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Marrs, D. M. The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 110, Ed. 1 Monday, February 11, 1901, newspaper, February 11, 1901; Vinita, Indian Territory. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc776776/m1/1/: accessed September 17, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.