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of ' VICTOR LOCKE KILLS INDIAN IN DEFENSE OF CHOCTO WGIRLS ANTLERg, Oklft., Sept. 28.~-W-- Doc!nreel by friends to have been d«- femllng girls or the Choctaw Indian tribe ol which he Is a member and fprmcr chief, Victor . Locke, formei of ihe five civilized tribes, was charged today with the murder of Abner Buttlste, young full- blood Choctaw Ihdan, · Sheriff 'last night after killing Bat' Hsu.- with one shot from an auto, ·matte pistol, had no statement to make as he sat in the Pushmatarm moi row on thfo charge which was county Jail, awaiting arraignment to- flieci by Louie C. Obssett. county attorney. attorney. A friend however, said that Batiste whn was married, had the reputation reputation of being the despoller of several gins of the tribe and that Locke had remarked that It was "a shame for a man like that to be at large." Last night, witnesses said, Locke discovered battiste at the home or two girls, wards of Locke, who are .ttctiding ooodland Academy at i Goodland. Ofcla. LoeXe struck bat- tlste over the head with an Indian Ball Club, f t WHS asserted by witnesses witnesses arid shot at the 'young Choctuw as he turned and ran. Later, it was declared, Locke went to Batttste'e House with three, young Indun boys, nnd shot him down ae itood on hfs front porch. Only one shot was fired. Locke has had u stormy political career in Oklahoma. He WHS ujtpofn- tod (Superintendent of th« five clvil- \vxt\ tribes In 1021 by President Harding Harding and u fight on ills administration administration Wfie stnrlcd almost lmmedl«te- ly by Mfss Alice RoberUon, tliivi Cony res woman. Alter his odmlnltitrntlon WJIB Investigated Investigated by Hit- Interior dfcpiirtnient lac wn» glvon the nltemotive of re- Klpnfng or. being discharged. He rc- txisctl to rcstfjn i\i«i was removed. Wallen, suspended from of- lice more than n ycnr ago, was appointed appointed as his successor. Locku resigned aa 11 member of i'j Eighth Oklahoma Legislature when a .bill ttppropriathif; $800,000 for a soldiers' relief Hospital WHH de- tribe from 1811 to 1918. He is 5V years old. Mrs. Locke fro whom divorced, and their daughter, KQKC, live in Oklahoma City. LEON D, CARTER IS NEW COUNTY AGENT FOR WILLIAMSBURG CLEMSON COLLEGE, Sept. 2H.-- Lean S. Carter has been appointed county farm agent. Tor Wllllnmsbur,-; County succeeding O. L. Baxter, rt'a'Kned «unii; monlhs ago to accept siniilnr woik lr- Horida. He hii) ulrcttdy ht'gtin his dullles, with Ca: tcr Is u North enroll it ml WAS educated In the schools North Carolina and Virginia and at tint Georgia State College of Agrl- irc. Having brim reive 1 on H tobacco and general farm uiul had pincticnl Hum experience as a poul- rJ/!Hldt'» ii and merchant,, h« is well equipped for hlH work In WlUlatnaburE.. exper'.oncc itgent In Flot-cU. bu^Vnem txpcrVunce was n member of the ChoctHW council, council, serving as principal chief of the

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  1. Florence Morning News,
  2. 02 Oct 1927, Sun,
  3. Page 3

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