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The Guthrie Daily Leader, June 2, 1899

The Guthrie Daily Leader

Friday, June 2, 1899

Submitted by: Bob Chada

COMMITMENT ISSUED. And in the Hands of Sheriff Rinehart for Joe Pentecost.
County Attorney Jones today authorized the clerk of the district court to issue a commitment for Joe Pentecost, sentenced at Stillwater to fifteen years in the penitentiary by Judge Buford for the murder of James Bowers.
Sheriff Rinehart will probably start to Leavenworth tomorrow with his prisoner, unless an extension of time is granted by Judge Buford. Pentecost's bond was fixed at $5,000 pending an appeal to the supreme court of Oklahoma, which he has been unable to give.
Probate Judge. At 8 o'clock last night, in his office, Judge Foster married Mr. John T. Lewis and Miss Celestia Stewart, both of Cimarron City.
The case of the territory vs. J. W. and Robert Scroggins, charged with chicken stealing came on. Defendants waived preliminary examination and were bound over to the district court, J. W. in the sum of $1200 and Robert in the sum of $600.
"Kickapoo Charley," sometimes called by his right name, Charles Wilson, is again in the meshes of the law, this time for assaulting his wife and badly cutting her hands with a knife. The authorities should lose no time in providing Charley with a summer resort.
Chief Deputy Marshal Fossett returned from El Reno last night with Antonio Martinez and Nickanor Saerz, indicted for murder. They are charged with killing a farmer about eighteen miles south of Anadarko. They could not be tried at this term of court and were returned to the federal jail until next term.
Judge Foster yesterday issued a marriage license to Marion S. Mason, 31 years old, of Arkansas City, and Ethel Dougherty, 20 years old, of Guthrie.
In the probate court; yesterday, George Wilson and June Tyler had their hearing on the charge of raising a check from $1.65 to $10.65. The check was issued by George Morgan. Judge Foster bound them over in the sum of $250 each.

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