Clipped From The Springfield News-Leader
MOTHER SEEKS MISSING CHILD Arkansas Woman En Route to . Oklahoma in Belief Pich - er's Mystery Child May Be Her Daughter. By Associatsd Press. FORT SMITH. Ark., Nov. 15. Mrs. Lynn Turner passed through this city tonight en route to Picher, Okla.. where she will attempt to identify a baby left at a boarding house by a man named Holman, as Pearl Turner, her 3 - year - old daughter, who has been missing from the mountain home of the Turners since October 19. The visit of the mother to Picher followed Identification of the child as Pearl Turner by Charles Ferguson, self - styled mountain poet - hermit. Mrs, Turner Is accompanied by two of her children and Sheriffs Al len and Smith of Waldron and Boonvllle, respectively. The party Is scheduled to reach Plch.v tomorrow afternoon.