The Daily Oklahoman
WILL POWELL SLAIN BY A TOWN MARSHAL
KILLING FO BOY PROVOKES MUCH EXCITEMENT AT TAHLEQUAH
Special to The Oklahoman.
Muskogee, I.T., Nov.30 -
Will Powell, a boy sixteen years old, was shot and killed
at Tahlequah by John Sharp, city marshal of that town and
an ex-member of the Cherokee legislature.
The slaying of the lad has caused intense excitement as it
is alleged that Sharp was drunk and that the murder was
Young Powell was a nephew of Bud Ledbetter of this city,
famous as one of the ablest and most fearless deputy
United States marshals in the Indian Territory.