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of as be death ol li.i\c their t!,e cling spirit i;'ie. has a:.als its • I in the humanity live, a of review these and for victim commission in itself of the must country its interest defense and in within jail ex­ ecutions in the history of the I'uited Stales courts in Indian Territory. These executions will form an epoch in the history of this country and will more fully demonstrate the fact that the federal authorities are determined to see that the people of this section are afforded the protection which the law guarantees to them. The executions will also show to the outside world that the beautiful Indian Territory, which only a short time Mine was the home ol all kinds of desperadoes and criminals is at last being brought under the the guiding hand ol the i !•. Li.-.itton ol the nineteenth cen- fn \. 'I hese 'iien who are to be hung will awake and arise to-morrow morning; and ' their last dream of lite will be over, and j the hope anil joy ol all their life will ! cease to exist. To-night's slumbers, ; whit h will he their last, wilt pass away as lost and they will realize the fullness ; ol their crimes. Tin: CKIMKS. I The crime for which Cas. Perkins is to i die was committed in the city ol Wagoner on the second day of 1 >ecember, on i which day Perkins went to the home of i Nancy Adkins (colored i, who lived with 1 her n,other, ami who did washing for a living. I'pon entering the house Perkins found several persons in the room, and among them was George Miller. Perkins seated himself with the rest of the people and began a conversation which drifted into abuse against the women for something that had happened previously, as he had often called before, was well acquainted and somewhat infatuated with Miss Nancy.While Perkins continued to abuse, Miller spoke I up and told Perkins tie was not treating jthe women right, Perkins began cursing IIKSKV central M trial i found was have does he has that He all Ids believed deatl his who have and to see hesitate to converse xix an

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  1. Muskogee Phoenix,
  2. 30 Jun 1898, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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