Frank Sizemore & son Clifford. Frank's murder Dec 10 1939, Pineville, WV

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Frank Sizemore & son Clifford.  Frank's murder Dec 10 1939, Pineville, WV - 1 Hfc CUMBERLAND NfcWS, Mountaineer Kills...
1 Hfc CUMBERLAND NfcWS, Mountaineer Kills Father; Wounds Friend 'Cambridge Preparing For Merriest Christmas Young West Virginian Shows No Remorse When Arrested Cambridge. Md.. Dec. 11 pm Cambridge u preparing far its I rlest Christmas in a decade, proepenty and good fortune bring; bring; in« smiles to thrifty citizens, farm- ets. hunters, trappers and oystermen oystermen Firemen already have a new $18,«K) fire truck, and in prospect a new school for the youngsters, and a bride to ease the traffic worries of the police. Bank report» indicate a twenty- five per cent increase in Christmas savings, while regular savings has buys Pineville, W. Va.. Dec 11 _ ______ S'.h '¡f" to"™» iMUtmi'onTa^rlin With a shotgun, killing his seven-' thirteen per cent ty-year-old father wounding a Oystermen say this is one of their rlend and rouimg his family, re- biggest years And hunters brought turned to place a piBow beneath his: forth these tales: report«, ; [nj|.y rabblta »re so plentllul A .short tune later a posse sur- on his hunting ground that his dc^s rounded the home of a neighbor are confused by the cross-trails and captured twenty-one-year-oid | Another hunter reports he simply Clifford Siremore the sheriff relat- sits on his car bumper at nights ed. and took him to the county jail with a crab net. and gets his limit Tcven nules away for questioning, by .scooping rabbit* off the road- He said formal charges probably will side. not be filed until tomorrow. Welch hospital attaches reported Luther Thompson, who was shot in the back, probably will recover. Sheriff Byrd said the other two menibi'rs of (he Sizemore family have not been located. Mrs Viney Workmana neighbor a ho was calling at the frame Sizemore Sizemore farmhouse last night, was quoted by the sheriff as telling this story of the shooting; Prasperity in oysters is reported by Capt. Lloyd Klrwan, Orville Philllips. a longer, and Capt. Orville Orville Parks who said he grossed 12,600 12,600 in November sales. (alls Meeting To Launch Gannett Boom , -- ----------------- 9 . ^ Bath. N. Y„ Dec. 11 Lflb—Steuben Clifford Sizemore came home Republican Chairman Jo- toxicated, accompanied by Thomp-; ^ Latham announced today ■-on. ate his dinner and then went called a meeting next Friday into anotlier room. He reappeared apon.sor a movement supporting with a .shotgun and announced 1 rn Gannett. Rochester, N. Y., going to kUl all of you” publisher, for the 1940 Republican He fired the .shotgun once, but ^i^orinalion for president, failed to hit anybody. His father added the movement was remonstrated with him. telling him ‘‘’Pontaneous among county leaders not to make so much noise ’ He Gannett had not been knocked the aged man down, out- ide came back in ami knocked him A. iUIU ...... down again, then fatally wounded 000 Piro in W Va his father and shot Thompson »" YV. Vd. .Mrs. Workman and the other two members of the Sizemore family escaped. escaped. Tlie sheriff said that although the ■hooung. seven miles out In the uiouiifaiiis from PmevUle, occurred last night, officers were not notified Delbarton, w. Va., Dec. 11 i.T) The loss for two homes and a water water tank destroyed in a week-end fire wa.s fixed at $5,000 today. TTie blaze started late Saturday night and damaged several other dwellings and the grade school be- until this morning. The sheriff, two it was brought under control deputies, Corporal R. d . Piatt of the State Police, two troopers and a constable constable surrounded Mrs. Workman's' system, home by Wllllam.son firemen. The tank was a part of the town's Sizemore .saw the officers, leaped obtaining a rifle th#. «honff halted him and asked for a guitar with which and he gave him.self up witliout fur- to entertain himself. ruggle. windows of the Sizemore in. i" return-;farmhouse were shot out Se doJr in today, placing the full of holes and the floor and fur- eoinJ J'tead and nlture covered with blood, the sher- going to the Workman home after iff added

Clipped from The Cumberland News12 Dec 1939, TuePage 10

The Cumberland News (Cumberland, Maryland)12 Dec 1939, TuePage 10
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  • Frank Sizemore & son Clifford. Frank's murder Dec 10 1939, Pineville, WV

    ktrsull – 25 Oct 2014

  • everettsangel816
    this was my grand father ( Frank) and my uncle ( Clifford)

    everettsangel81610 Sep 2015

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