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Canadian Free Press Newspaper—Hemphill County, Texas


From Oklahoma Genealogical Society Quarterly Vol. 27 Number 3, 1979

Transcribed to Electronic form by Jo White



Abstracted by Mrs. Juhree Carr, Canadian, Texas



September 7, 1887

·        A cowboy named FRED PINCH but who was known as PRIEST was killed at Woodward, I.T., by lightening while in charge of MULHALL’s herd.


September 14, 1887

·        SPADA SUNSHINE, a full-blooded Cherokee, was hunt at Tahlequah, I.T. on Sept. 9 for crime of killing LONG JOHN at Sequoyah.


September 28, 1887

·        BILLY OLIVE, son of PRINCE OLIVE, was killed by W.H. HENDERSON at Beever (sic) City, I.T.


February 22, 1888

·        GEORGE BRUSHER shot and killed JOHN CLARK at Beaver City, no man’s land (sic) February 8th.


November 14th, 1888

·        CAP’T. JOHN MILLER was killed at Jimtown, Indian Territory November 17th (sic).


January 8th, 1889

·        POLK STUART & SIEB JONES were down from the Strip for several days last week.


April 17, 1889

·        Dr. HART and family have moved to the promised land (meaning Oklahoma Territory).


May 8, 1889

·        C.W. POWERS of San Francisco was a caller Monday.  He is on his way overland from New Mexico to Oklahoma.


November 22, 1889

·        Miss LULA NATION died at her home in Indian Territory the 14th of November.



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