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CHIEF OF 6REEKS
CAUGHT AT LAST
REBELLIOUS CRAZY SNAKE HAS
Five Prisoners Taken-Death List of
Uprising So Far Consists of
Only Three Men.
Guthrie, Okla., March 31.--Crazy
Snake has been captured. He is held
under heavy guard at Thompson's
farm west of Checotah. This is con
firmed by a telephone message from
Muskogee at 1.30 this morning. He
will be taken to jail in Muskogee at
Fort Worth, Tex., March 30.-A
dispatch to The Record from Masko
ge. Okla., says:
'-P. E. Hecknan, who arrived to
night from Checotah, declared that
Crazy Snake, the leader of the band
of Indians and negro outlaws, has
been -taken into custody and that he
is being held at Thompson, a few
es from Chlecotah. The news of
tis eapture, he claims, was brought to
Cheeotah 'by a courier guide.
"According to the statement of Mr.
Heckman, the old Indian surrendered
without a fight, although he is badly
wounded, suffering from a gunshot
wound in the hip, sustained in an en
counter with an officer's posse pre
viously'. Mr. Heckman declares that
an official statement as to his capture
is 'being withheld because of the in
tense feeling prevalent. The Indian,
hfe declares, will be tak-en to federal
prison at Muskogee.
'The statement of Heckman, how
ever, has not been confirmed, although
communication'has been had with
Checotah by telephone."
Hickory Stamping Ground, Okla.,
March 30 (by courier to Henrietta,
Okla.).-Crazy Snake, leader of the
uprising of his eln of negroes, half
breeds and India-s of the Creek na
tion, is rer .rted still at large -tonight,
although it is believed that he will be
He is likened by those who know
him to Sitting Bull in point of intel
igence and determination, and on his
death or capture the outcome of the
present disturbance rests.
One hundred men of the First regi
ment, Oklahoma National Guard, and
troops of deputy sheriffs are scouring
the hills and river bottoms for scores
of miles in -every direction.
Col. Holman, who is in command of
the troops, set out in heavy marching
order at daybreak, 'each man carrying
24 urs' rations and 40 rounds of
unition. During tare day five pris
* 'were brought back, but none
ed of importance. Up to date,
-niTHiding 11 men captured last night,
more than 40 Indians and negroes
have been placed in jail. Many of
them, coming from a distance to at
tend a pow-wow called b)y Crazy
Sna:ke to hear his- report of his mis
sion to Washington during the winter.
did not know -there had been an upris
ing. They were placed under re
straint, however, for fear that they
might be just as willing to fight as to
listen to the 'harangue.
It is believed that there will be no
general encounter. Ambuscades are
not impossible, although Maj. Bar
rett and other officers left in charge
at Camp Hickory, as this hamlet has
been named. predict that there will
be little shooting from this time on.
Tphe list of fatalities since the trou
ble began, redued to a basis of con
firmed facts, is not large. eonsisting
of Deputies Odom and Bauam, who
were killed in the performanee of
their duties, and "Dick'' Barnett, a
negro, said to ihave been the "inno
eent by-stander'' of the uprising. De
spite reports of clashes in which
Crazy Snake's followers were laid low
Barnett 's body is the only one which
has been found, and it is the belief
of Indian Agents Baker and Farrer
and of militia officer-s that his is the
only death lossi suffered by Indians
thus far. Hlis violent demise, however.
is the only basis discoverable for th~e
reports sent out that 13 or 20 Creeks
were killed by infuriated deputies. It
is probably true t:hat some Creeks
were wouinded, but they were able to
VERY MUCH EXCITED
Stirred by Arrest of Frank Coker on
Charge of Murder in Defending
Crazy Snake's Home.
Oklahoma City. Okla.. March 30.
Great excitement prevails tonight
monz Seminole freedmen ne.r Ho!->
anville because of the arres; of .me
f their number. Franik Coke:. char't
d with killing Marshali Bmu2 and
eputy Odom during the fi2-ht .f
razy Snake's house on Sunday.
Residents of that reoion are i -
ed over reports that the Semli!!olea
e arming to join Crazy Snake's
na Negro agitators worked among
slor declared that the Se:i!e
marched in armed bodies. This wa
The section of the Seminole ion
where trouble is reported toni.h i
peopled largely by negroes and wa
the favorite rendezvous of the Casey
and other outlaw bands.
Thomas Watson. a citizen of Sap-!
ulpa, who returned to Sapulpa from
Henrietta declared that the bodies of
nearly 30 negroes had been found
near the scene of the'original distur
bance near Crazy Snake's home.
"I saw them,'' lie insisted. "I was
While digging in the ashes and de
bris of the razed home of Crazy Snake
a man claimed he discovered the char
red bones of four men. Deputies
Jones and Clark investigated and are
satisfied several men were burned. I
CREEK INDIAN BAND ROUTED.
Detachment of Crazy Snake's Fol
lowers Dispersed-One Indian
Killed and Eight Captured.
Oklahoma City, Okla., March 29.
A detaehment of Crazy Snake's band
of belligerent Indians was surrounded
by deputy sheriffs this afternoon near
Crazy Snake's home, and a lively
battle ensued. More than two hun
dred' shots were fired, and one In- 1
dian was killed. Eight Indians were
captured and the remainder fled with
the deputies in pursuit.
There were about fifteen Indians
in the band and they had taken refuge
in a house. The deputies had track
ed them for 'some distance.
Advancing from all sides, the posse i
fired a volley at the frail house. The
Indians rushed out. scattered among
the trees and made a valiant defence.
The posse, firing steadily. advanced I
and routed the band. None of those
captured is seriously injured, but it
is said that a number of other Indians <
were hit with bullets. Crazy Snake's.
band apparently has broken up into
numerous small groups. It seemed
at nightfall that each Indian was try
ing to -tccomplish his own escape
without regard for the grand dreams
of the chieftain to realize which they
were called together Sunday by the I
smoke of the signal fires. All ef- I
forts at organized resistance seemed I
to have been dropped.
The militiamen, too, scattered in I
bands, and invaded the hilly wooded I
region of the Creek nation in a deter
mined effort to hunt down both lead
ers, and members of the war party.
The soldiers soon captured eight
members of Crazy Snake's forces.
Among those arrested are Little Ti
ger, a su.bstitute chief, and Simla I
Harjo. The latter is not 'related to
Chitti Harjo. _______
Most of these were heavily armed.
The captives were started for the
militia eam.p at HicKory grounds un
der -heavy guard. Orders were issued
that the search be kept up and num
erous parties went out during theC
early hours of the night to round up
The Indian killed by the posse was:
the only fatality of the day reportedi I
to C?ol. Hoffman, who is in command
of the State troops.1
There are n,umerous rumors of en
gagements. One story was that a]
posse of farmers near Checotah
fought .a large 'band. of negro renegad-1
es a.nd killed 20. This and 'similar re- 1
ports cannot be confirmed.
Deputy Sibriff Jones today re
ported that he believed 'his posse had
part of Crazy Snake's band surround
ed, including the chief himse!.f. This
gave rise to a story that the Snake'
leader wa killed. No confirmation
of this could be obtained and it prob
ably is incorrect.
Tonight it was thought that Crazy
fSr ake had carried out his last night -s
intention of seeking refuge in the
Hickory Hills, and that -he was sup
ported there by some of his chief fo;
Despite all the falk about Crazy
Snake, officers have yet to find any
body who ha.s seen him since Sunday
mor-ning. Their only belief tha.t he ie
commanding the Indians personally
is based on the information choked
out of his son by deputies yesterday
when they hanged him by the neek
until he expressed an anxiety to talik.
Death of Dr. J. William Jones.
Ravtist C ourier.
Dr. J. William Jones died in the
home of .his son). Rev. M. Ashlv Jones.
pastor of the First church, C'omba..
Ga.. last week. Dr. Jones had not
been well for some time, but it ns'
hoped that his visit to hi's sons in
Charleston an'd Columbus would give
him new strength. He spent several
weeks with his son, Dr. Howarni I,.
Jones, in Charleston, and had one' r -
eent! v tone to Columbus.
Dr. Jones wi-s born at Lomit
Court House. Virginia, i 183b, am
had reached t.herefore his th rec sc.ire
years and ten. and over. For onyV
years he was one of the m)St 1'rio:
inent of Southern Baptist :ainstere.
He was a stuentn in the Southern
Seminary. in 1859. lie had attended
e 'nivIrsity of Virrinia. Fron iithe
.- n ryii i:e e:xiet ed t~ o) go' e I'
n ulisilm r. "Ildi W: aer jIlle(i h,\
he board, but failed to get off at the
he appluinted time. and soon the Civil
aI prevented his going. lIe was
)astor (f country churelic- in Vir
rinia. and at one time of the churhe
it Lexington, Va.. and Ashland.
He entered the Confederate army
is chaplain. and filled this post
:hrougiout the war, under Gen. Lee.
.t different times he was chaplain of
he University of Vir.inia. and the
.qiller School, and Washington and
Jee University. He was specially
i.dapted to work of this kind, and ex
rted a very happy influence over the
tudents. He was assistant corres
>onding secretary of the home mis
ion board, Atlanta, for several years,.
tnd made an admirable secretary. For
everal years he was general superin
endent of the Virginia Baptist Sun
lav school and Bible board.
He was a. gifted writer and author.
ie wrote the Life of Gen. R. E. Lee,
he Life of Pefferson Davis, a history
f United States, Christ in the Camp,
tnd these are very readable books,
md reached large sales. For many
iewspapers and magazines he wrote,
tnd for the several years past he had
een the historical secretary of the
nited Confederate Veterans. and the
eneral chapl'ain of the organization.
le loved the cause of the Southern
Nonfederacy as few men could, and
ras true to th:e principles of the
sout1h at all times and through all
he years. He lectured many times
om the story of the war. and the lee
i e. we!e thrilling, instructive and
Dr. Jones was loyal to the Baptist
e,nmination in all of its work and
ar'-tments. Much before the pub
i. and anvng the public men of th-e
ountry, he was always the consistent
hristian gentleman. He was a very
,harming companion, and being well
nformed an all public and current
tuestions, hie was interesting and en
ertaining always. He was a great
ouled brother and loved the brethren
vherever he found them. He was a
>rodigious worker and lived the busy
ife. He was a regular attendant up
n the meetings of the Southern Bap
ist convention, and was frequently
ieard in debate, and was a man of
arge influence. He will be missed
:t the annual gatherings, for he filled
large place in the confidence and
ffections of the people.
H-e is survived by his widow, and
ve (~ ons, :re aXawr in New York,
md( four of the..n honored Baptist
>astors. Carter Helm, E. Pendleton,
4. Ashby, and Howard Lee Jones
i,fted, eloquent preachers. To these
~riends our symp~at hy goes out in
arge measure. These sons have come
nto a rie': heritage-the good name,
xalted charaeter, and useful life of
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he country, and traces of them have
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Walter Biller tell's the following
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As it happened, the boss was talking
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ing to a customer. He said to the
boy: "You go outside and walk a
block. If I call you back, why, I will
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The boy did as he was told, but,
going out, he picked up a shovel that
W1a standing near the door, pat it on
his back and started down the street.
Before he had gone ten feet away
the old man was after him yelling.
"Come back! Come -back.''
The boy came back, took off his
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to work, down-stairs or up-stairs, or
The man took one good look at him
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"Your Honor, I will say frankly,"
said Mr. Pettijohn in closing, "that
if I were the Lather of twins and need
ed food for my family, I would noi,
hesitate to go out and stea.l it.''
"Mr. Pettijohn, when you are the
father of twins I will consider your
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