Ennis Smiddy arrest
Ennis Smiddy Charged With Numerous Robberies; Others Await Trial. ' , Dec. 31--(fPi--Arrest of Ennis Smiddy, identified as a southwestern bank robber, on Christmas, day at Waurilca, Okla., was announced today by the Department Department of Justice. Smiddy and a gang of highwaymen highwaymen have been indicted for holding up the Peoples National Bank of Kingfisher, Okla., on May 31, 1934, and getting away with $3,379. Smiddy also is charged by the ti'ovennrent with having participated participated in robberies of the First Bank at Sentinel, Okla., where the loot amounted to $1,419 and the First National Bank at St. Joe, Tex., where the haul aggregated $905. The federal grand jury at Oklahoma Oklahoma City has indicted Smiddy, James Clark, former pal of Harvey J. Bailey, Frank Delmar and Curtis tjnsell with the robbery of the People's National Bank. Clark, who escaped from the Kansas State penitentiary along with Harvey J. Bailey, western snatch man on Memorial Day, 1933, already, already, has been arrested and sent back to penitentiary where he is serving a life sentence as a bank i obber. Delmar and Unsell have been captured and with Smiddy are at Oklahoma City awaiting trial. Robbery of a National Bank is Federal offense.