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Henry Andrew "Heck" Thomas went to work for the Fort Worth for a year. The famed "Hanging Judge", Isaac Parker appointed him a deputy US Marshall out of Fort Smith, Arkansas. From 1886 to 1900, his jurisdiction was the Indian Territory, now known as Oklahoma. Famed for his bravery, integrity, and fairness, he quickly became a legend. Teamed up with Bill Tilghman and Chris Madsen, they were soon known as the "Three Guardsmen"
Frank Canton, outlaw turned U.S. Marshal
Buffalo kill in America. 1800s. military commanders were ordering their troops to kill buffalo — not for food, but to deny native Americans their own source of food and push them into reservation life. Where millions of buffalo once roamed, only a few thousand animals remained.---This makes me sick
Commodore Perry Owens, sheriff of Navajo County, Arizona Territory and winner of the second most famous gunfight in Arizona history, in Holbrook, Sept. 1887 as part of what is sometimes called the Graham-Tewksbury feud. Within the space of seconds, Owens fired only 5 shots, killing Andy Cooper, Sam Blevins, Mose Roberts and wounding John Blevins.
Taking a bath. 1908 >> We had double concrete troughs and the hand mangle was fitted to the centre cross bar. Clothes went through (from the copper) to one side to squeeze out soapy water; back through into clear water; then through again into yet more clear water, then through again to wring out. No wonder wash day was a whole day.