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The Guthrie Daily Leader, May 16, 1899

The Guthrie Daily Leader

May 16, 1899

Submitted by: Bob Chada

D.G. Williams, Oakdale, dead.
J. D. Morrison, Cloud Chief, dead.
W. Beekman under arrest at Arkansas City. Drunk and disorderly.
Ardmore, I. T. After having been incarcerated in the Dallas county jail since January 27, 1896, Jack Moore was finally given his liberty yesterday before noon. When Moore was taken into custody he weighed 160 pounds. He now weighs 100. That he was glad to be free once more goes without saying. He left last night to see his parents, who live at Globe, I. T., sixteen miles from Coalgate.
At the foot of Commerce street, a short distance from the river bridge, Deputy Sheriff Addison Pate was found dead on the night of September 9, 1895. He had been shot and the indications were that he had passed away without uttering a word.
This deputy sheriff had been a popular man, and all the energy and zeal of every officer in Texas was brought into play in hunting for the assisans. Sheriff Cabell Calledon United States Marshall J. "Sheb" Williams of Paris, for specialists and these two ran down every clew discovered.
In October, Loran Candy was shot and killed by Marshall Williams and his men while resisting arrest on the charge of slaying Deputy Sheriff Pate. Candy met his death in Indian Territory. A few days before "Lou" and Jack Moore, brothers, were arrested on warrants charging them with being accessories to the crime. Both were sentenced to life terms in the penitentiary, and a few days ago , as noted in the papers, both cases were reversed and remanded by the upper court, Judge Brooks alone dissenting.
Yesterday, Messre. W. T. Henry and Henry S. Crawford made an applicatin to Judge Charles S. Clint for a writ of haveas corpus for Jack Moore. The application was granted and Moore was a prisoner no longer, It is understood that a similiar application will soon be made in behalf of "Lon" Moore.
In a Justic's Court at Sinnett, Noble County. Perry, May 16. At Sinnett in the exreme southern portion of Pawnee county, a regular riot occurred Thursday in Justice Wallace's court. County Attorney E.M. Clark, of Pawnee, who is well known throughout Kansas, went to Sinnett to prosecute Charles Lenox and Joe Casey. When court opened Lenox and Casey put a Winchester and some pistols on the judge's desk and told him he must keep order with them. Very soon after the court opened Casey and Lenox began fighting, and soon others were engaged. Some began sluggng the county attorney and told him he had better go back home, which he did. There was considerable blood shed and the county attorner has sworn out warrants for nearly every man in the court house, but the case must be tried in Pawnee. Sinnett is located in the triangle, - right on a spot in the Dalton-Doolin outlaws tramping grounds for years.
John W. Means, of Cimarron, and Lillie B. Leraw, of Perkins, were married at the M. E. parsonage May 14th, and Samuel E. Hunter and Minerva E. Dulany, both of Marena, Paynecounty, were married at the M. E. parsonage on the 15th.
Teachers Chosen. The Board of Education met last night pursuant to adjournment with President Merten presiding, and all members present except Carter and Spurlock. President Merten appointed the following standing committees to serve for the ensuing year: Examining Committee - Superintendent J. R. Campbell, Teague Ray and Prof. G. W. Stevens. Standing committees - Teachers and course of study - Teague Ray, J. M. Brooks, John Massey. Finance - George Tipton, L. I. Beland, N. M. Carter. Building and crounds - H. M. Fielding, George Tipton, A. P. Portwood. Purchasing - J. O. Severns, W. M. Spurlock, H. M. Fielding. Grievance - J. M. Brooks, C. E. Smith, N. M. Carter. Furniture and apparatus - W. M. Spurlock, J. O. Severns, L. I. Beland. The teachers and course of study committee filed their report with recommendations as to the reemployment of teachers for the ensuing yer, which was adopted by acclamation. The report follows: Your committee reorts the names of the following teachers for reemployent for the term of 1899-1900. Central School - G. W. Stevens, Miss Ettie Hikes, Mrs. Anna R. Stevens, Mrs. Mary E. Ackley, Miss Ida W. Belt, Miss Leno Osborne. Capital School. Mrs. Julia A. Ryan, Miss Anna Seely, Miss Adele Louise Kesler, Miss Eliza Oldham, Miss Marguerite Byrne, Miss Lizzie Koontz, Miss Jennie Seaman. Banner School - Miss R. Alma Carson, Miss Nellie Kysar, Mrs. Rebeccah Mitchell, Miss Nettie D. Norris, Miss Mamie Howe. Lincoln School - R. F. West, Miles W. Cunningham, Mrs. Ella M. Jackson, Mrs. Merit Offutt-Brown, Miss Dorichie Spraings, Miss Stella Maxie. Respectfully submitted, Teague Ray, J. M. Brooks, John Massey. The report and recommendations of the teachers and courses of study committee certainly speaks well for the corps of teachers who have just closed a most successful years' teaching. Of a total number of thirty one teachers all were reelected, with five exceptions, being two teachers at the Lincoln School not recommended by the committee, Prof. J. E. Tucker, principal of the Lincoln, was elected to Langston University and Miss Minnie Shepherd and Miss Minnie Keach of Central School, who did not apply for positions.
Ordinance 61, section 13, relating to carrying concealed weapons will be srictly enforced. Police officers are instructed to arrest and disarm any and all persons who are not territorial, county or city officers, and proceed against them according to the statute laws and provisions of the ordinance. By order of R. R. Baker, City Marshal

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