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 - K. B. Law in Miller and then left the house...
K. B. Law in Miller and then left the house away but only went across the to go street. He then relumed to the gate and called the Ailkins woman, who refused to go out. About this time another young man, John Williams, came along and went into the house and told Nancy that Perkins was calling her. She went to the door and told Perkins to go away, to which Perkins answered that he would kill Miller before he left. He again turned and went away, but only a few yards across the street where he lay in ambush for Miller, who stayed until II o'clock and then left for town. Miller was halted by Perkins who said, "Now, 1 said 1 would kill you and I am going to doit." Miller attempted to grasp Perkins' arm who was reaching for his gun but was too late, Perkins shooting him twice in the body, killing him instantly, Perkins then escaped, but was afterwards captured by Marshal Lafloreof the the I'uited Territory. These in the history more fully the federal authorities see that the afforded the guarantees to also show to beautiful Indian a short time kinds of desperadoes at last being guiding hand ol nineteenth cen- be hung will morning; and be over, and their life will slumbers, wilt pass away the fullness Perkins is to city ol Wagoner 1 >ecember, on the home of who lived with washing for a house Perkins in the room, was George himself with the a conversation abuse against that had happened had often called and somewhat Nancy.While Miller spoke not treating began cursing IIKSKV WIIH'I'lKl.ll, ALIAS CIIAKI.F.S I'KKKINS. TIIK Ml'HIlKRKH. central district at Atoka and brought to M u>kogee where he was given a jury trial i ii April 2nd before Judge Thomas, found guilty and sentenced to be hung to-morrow. Perkins is about years of age and was born in Tennessee. He claims to have near relatives in Tennessee and does not seem to fear death, but while he has not professed religion tie claims that lie has made his peace with Ciod. He said that lie did not care to live, as all Ids friends had deserted hint and he believed that he would be as well off deatl as alive. No one outside of his attorney, Mr. W. H. Twine, who made a gallant fight for him have interested themselves in his case, and no relatives or friends have called to see him. He, though, does not hesitate to talk to any one who cares to converse with him, and readily gave PiiuK- xix an account of himself. He savs he will die have anything thinks he world. He week and prison fare, to his The crime accused is one of the hanging. The Hudson, I. T„ October, 189,7. been for him and date Mr. Kansas, 011 daughters, aged 11 years, at the little same room, in the night and walked little folks Lulu and called when Brooks Lulu lay She pushed scream, head with unconscious. enacted ran out of darkness behind victim lay Cora and the neighbors as he could the house had regained the house, and found a few yards struck her the club in her. After blow this victim in a He went who lived borrowed to sleep. he went to breakfast, room Gibson and asked told him Combs in In the had carried j bur's house, • tant, bare feet up Mr. what had Mr, Combs' in the horrible and a lady found her alarm was neighborhood no doubt gallows of a started to

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

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