talks about souvenir hunters, Clyde's mother wailing at the service talking about how sweet he was

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talks about souvenir hunters, Clyde's mother wailing at the service talking about how sweet he was - boy. Steps away his brother, Buck, punctured by...
boy. Steps away his brother, Buck, punctured by officer's bullets In in Iowa gun battle, lies buried in the same plot. They burled Clyde yesterday In the unpretentious old French cemetery. His aged mother, anguish in her tone, wailed as she peered through tear-drenched eyes at souvenir hunters who raced to his grave, and eagerly snatched at floral offerings. "Clyde, Oh, Clyde," she moaned, 'how can I let you go? Nobody but me knew how sweet and good you were." Twilight shadows played across the scene. An airplane droned overhead. A spray of flowers, la- belled "from a filer friend," fluttered down from the cockpit and fell at the foot of the grave. "Even In the worst of us there Is good," the Rev. Clifford Andrews prayed as the body began its gradual descent, "and in the best of us Is something we cannot criticize others for." The crowd pressed forward. An aunt and cousin of the youthful slayer fainted. They led his wall- Ing mother from the scene. Souvenir seekers stripped the grave of flowers. It will be Sunday before Barrow's crime playmate, red-headed Bonnie Parker, will be burled. Her body lay In the home she deserted for her game of hide- and-seek with the law. Her mother, Mrs. Emma Parker, said private funeral services would be hold. For many hours before burial, Barrow's body lay In an undertaking parlor where thousands clamored and fought to catch a death gllmpue of the desperado. Officers guarded the body and attempted to maintain order. Both Clyde and Bonnie came to their destined end Wednesday morning In the plney woods of Louisiana. Officers blazed away at them aa they sped along a highway. They careened Into an embankment—their bodies pitted y scores of bullets. Clear Up Iowa Bank Robbery. SPENCER, la., May 2G.-WV- Th e Iowa auto license plate—No 13-1234—found in the bullst-rldrtled car of Clyde Barrow, Southwest bandit killed Wednesday in Louisiana, was the same as the ono on the car used In the holdup of the Kverly branch of the Farmers Trutt & Savings Bank Mav 3 Sheriff Fred E. Erlckson declared today. Ertckson said at that time, when 152,000 was stolen by two men who 0| n eld up Owen Goodspecd and two 0:others at the Everl v bank, a Rirl 1 drovii a For car and walte* out- 0 side the bunk door for tno bun- dlts. The sheriff asserted them was no doubt that Barrow and v.onnie E 0 0 0 0 C 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 ( parser. Barrow's girl companion —i robbed tho Everlv bmk. The li- 3| C p n .s o plate was ISPUC to Gross J 3. a of S. Hildreth of R.ockwt-11 City. I".., an' stolen two months ano whei' the car was parked one night. Seems to Want Everything ARCADIA, La., May 26.—W)— The guns of Clyde Barrow ».ni~ Bonnie-Parker, slain outlaws, on of which Is said to have born "notches," were still In posses»loi of Sheriff Jordan here today. filierlff Jordan, a member o: the group of officers who killed the outlaws, declined to turn the firearms found in tho bullet-rid died car over to Texas officers. He also made it known that he was going to endeavor to holt tho automobile, said to have been stolen In Topeka, Kansas. Legal Complications Seen Over Death Car TOPEKA. May 26.— (IPt-- Lega complications may arise ovrr pos session of the automobile in which Clyde Barrow, Southwestern <les perado, and Bonnie Farkor, hi pun woman, met their deaths Jesse Warren, owner of the car said today. Warren said he had been :<dvls- cd the sheriff of th e county in which the pair was slalr had refused to turn the automo bile over to Duke Mills and Hal Smith of Topeka, agents for War disarmed of the sheriff to his automobile Slayer Flees. Green drovn to Marietta, tli county seat, whore Randolph wa pronounced dpad. Hn immediately notified other officers of th slaying, and thpy hurried bac: to Thackervllle, (o find Smlt had fled. A large poser tmmed lately started in pursuit. A large crowd gathered abou the courthouse at Marietta a word of the Flaying spread, bti authorities expressed the belie most of the group had come ther through curiosity. Both Smith and Randolph wer married. The sheriff had eigh children. Smith has two. Randolph was serving his firs full term as sheriff. A deputy a the time Sheriff Ed Long wa slain by bank robbers here, Ran dolph succeeded him for the re mainder of his unexpired term and was later elected In his own right. When Harvey Bailey, southwestern desperado .escaped from a Dallas jail last September, Randolph was Instrumental in his capture. Smith, a former officer at Earlsboro, Okla., has been engaged In law enforcement most of his life.' •ua Want Ad* Bring Result*

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  1. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light,
  2. 29 May 1934, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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