C.M. Miller Will Hang 1909

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RESEARCHED BY : TINA EASLEY

 

12/31/2008

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

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NOVEMBER 1, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

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HARRISBURG , ARK.

THE DEATH SENTENCE WAS PASSED AT 7:30 SATURDAY NIGHT BY JUDGE FRANK SMITH UPON C.M. MILLER , WHO HAD BEEN CONVICTED OF KILLING A. FLOOD ON HATCHIE COON LAKE LAST MAY. MILLER SHOWED NO SIGNS OF EMOTION WHEN THE JURY HANDED IN THE VERDICT AND WHILE THE CLERK OF THE COURT READ IT , THE PRISONER WAS COOL. WHEN JUDGE SMITH PASSED SENTENCE UPON HIM HE STOOD LIKE A STATUE , NOT MOVING A MUSCLE OF HIS BODY AND SHOWED NO SIGNS OF GIVING DOWN.

MILLER WAS SENTENCED TO BE HANGED ON DEC. 17 . SHERIFF BRADSHER HAS TAKEN THE CONVICTED MAN TO JONESBORO AND LODGED HIM IN JAIL .