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 - BAND CONCERT. She Eufaula Citizens Band Will...
BAND CONCERT. She Eufaula Citizens Band Will Give • An Exhibition May 3. The band boys have been learning fast, Prof. Hinds has taught them something anchthey will-, be ready to give a concert May 3rd and an ice cream festival will help to make the people glad and the bahdrichr^ Tune-up your ears, good people, and open up your hearts and your, pocket bo iks. The band' fs a public good thing. It needs your encouragement and you need what it will do for Eufaula. Eufaula. •' . " One, two, play! Come down on the cymbals with your encouragements in the shape of cash. AN* "ACCIDENT. A Drummer Drives Into "Coon Greek And Losses Buggy and Team., . A'drummer started for.Fame Wednes day morning in one of Ed Terry'slivers rig^f. Rain had fallen plentifully, and theupper ford of Coon Creek was Running Running like a scared wolf and *Was twelve of fifteen feet deep. < Bu)t the drummer did not know this and drove »n. The horses buggy and baggage were all lost and swept down the stream but he got out allrightV The total loss to the stable was $325. THE SMITH-GRAHAM FEUD. Judge Marshall Discharged the De* De* fendants. Grant Johnson arrested Monday near Brush Hill, Will and Tom Smith, the Burvivors of Smith-Graham feud. xhese boys killed two of the Grahams in/a battle of the two families on February February 27, in which their father, W. V. Smith was killed. They were charged with murder but were discharged by Judge Marshall Tuesday because the evidence showed them to have been justified in the killing. Attorney G. M. Porter represeeted-them and made a speech in their defense that drew applause applause from the crowded court room The evidence showed that the Grahams Grahams came to Smith's house three times and each time better prepared to kill. The first time "a fist fight' re- salted. The second time old man Graham fired five or six shots without results, and Smith fired one shot. -The third , time the Grahams came they opened'flra killing old man Smith and wounding his little boyy Tom Smith, in the face and Bhonlderr- "I crawled over and laid down by Papa," he' said on the stand. . . Will Smith .came on the scene about this time and begged the Grahams to desist but they fired on him, shooting him through the hat. .The Grahams then started away saying they- would get more amunition, come back and kill the remainder of the' Smith boys, At this Will Smith tired on the Grahams Grahams killing both of them." The evidence evidence was so clear that the court had ho choice but to discharge the prisoners. prisoners. ' TO ARREST CRAZY SNAKE. Indian Police Wadsworth is After ; Him. ~ ' ., .'" Yesterday morning Indian Police—) man Wadsworth of Muskogee went out to Old Crazy Snake's house 16 mile's northwest of Eufaula to re-arrest the ex-insurrectionist ". ' Crazy Snake, when a prisoner at Muskogee, was. induced to plead guilty to some insurrectionary charges on the understanding that he would be released released on good behavior. It seems that "good behavior," according to - the powers that be at Muskogee, includes tiling and conformation to the wishes of J. George Wright, etc. It seems old Snake hasn't filed. Fullbloods are slow people anyhow. It seems that some people have told the looal branch office of Washington Wisdom at Muskogee Muskogee that old Snake has been agitating agitating non-allotmqht. We don't know

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  1. The Indian Journal,
  2. 19 Apr 1901, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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