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The Guthrie Daily Leader, June 19, 1899

The Guthrie Daily Leader

Monday, June 19, 1899

Submitted by: Bob Chada

Piqua is a new postoffice and J. F. Pillar the postmaster in Woods county.
Morris Robacker, late chief of the Osage police, has moved to Excelsior Springs, Mo.
H. C. McGrath, ex-sheriff of Woods county, has been forced to pay in a shortage of over $500.
Ransom Payne, chief of the Osage police force, is in the midst of a fight to hold on to his place. Some other fellow wants it and Ransom objects.
Bert Logue on the night of the 9th shot and seriously wounded Frank Mitchell, engineer of the Shawnee light plant. Mitchell will lose a leg and probably his life. Logue is in jail.
The jury of inquest over the body of Seymour Foreman, who was shot and killed by his divorced wife's brother, Fred Clark, returned a verdict of felonious homicide. The defendant was taken before Justice J. M. Clark and bound over to the grand jury without bail.
The following Oklahoma postoffice appointments have been made: At Boggy, Wichita county, Benjamin W. Stout; at Cook, Pottawatomie county, J. D. Dyer; at Council, Oklahoma County, Ima Cook; at Craig, Blaine county, Guy H. Buxton; at Guy, Dewey county, William B. Eitney; at Ivanhoe, in Beaver county, Amy A. Cox.
Mr. and Mrs. Wise, who reside near the Iowa village, recently started to the Strip with their twin babies, where Mr. Wish hoped to get work at harvesting. When they arrived at Partridge one of the twins sickened and died, and was buried in the cemetery at Carney. The next day they resumed their sad journey, but when they got to Perkins the other little twin fell sick and died, and the stricken parents returned to Carney and buried it along side the other.
Probate Court
The case of the territory vs. Balfor, of the Arcade saloon, charged with assaulting Oscar Lebrer, was tried by Judge Foster today. Balfor was fined $65 and costs, and he took an appeal to the district court.
Judge Foster today issued a marriage license to Eli Brisker, age 63, of Tohee, and Lucy Broden, age 54, of Evansville.
District Court
Andrew Hacker took out naturalization papers today. He is a native of Austria.
The divorce case of Maggie J. Freeman vs. Edward Freeman was heard in the district court today and a decree granted.
Rev. Mrs. Tannehill explained her scheme for the erection of an orphanage in the territory to the congregation at the Baptist church yesterday morning, and at the Christian church in the evening. She has already received over $1,000 in cash for the proposed building.

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