Pink’s Story (Part 2)

Continued from Pink's Story (Part 1) Pink Bruner was serving a life sentence at Leavenworth Penitentiary for the murder of Marshal Hugh Myers in May 1900, though everyone agreed he was not the man who pulled the trigger. As part of the Curtis Act, a federal law that resulted in the break up of tribal … Continue reading Pink’s Story (Part 2)

Pink’s Story (Part 1)

From Friday until Tuesday night the U.S. Court has been engaged in the trial of Pink Bruner for the killing of Hugh Myers, city marshal of the town of Davis, on May 5, 1900. The evidence showed that Bruner and two other negroes went to Davis on that evening, filled up on whiskey, and rode … Continue reading Pink’s Story (Part 1)