TRANSCRIBED BY : TINA EASLEY

tina@grnco.net

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

FROM THE WEEKLY SOLIPHONE

JAN. 8, 1915 - FRIDAY

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TRAGEDY REPORTED AT HOXIE

( FROM THURSDAY'S DAILY PRESS )

DEPUTY SHERIFF LEM WALDRUM WHO CAME TO PARAGOULD EARLY THIS MORNING WITH PHILIP BRUST , CHARGED WITH SHOOTING WILL DAVIS , NEAR LORADO YESTERDAY , SAID THE REPORT REACHED LORADO YESTERDAY THAT LOGAN MOBLEY , HAD SHOT AND KILLED HIS WIFE AND A MAN WHO WAS WITH THE WOMAN AT HOXIE YESTERDAY.

MOBLEY AND HIS WIFE , WHO WAS FORMERLY MISS LOU CARR , DAUGHTER OF JOHN CARR LIVED IN THE LORADO COMMUNITY. THEY LATER WENT TO JONESBORO AND SEPARATED . MOBLEY IS SAID TO HAVE LEFT THIS SECTION OF THE STATE , BUT RETURNED RECENTLY AND WAS INFORMED HIS WIFE WAS LIVING WITH ANOTHER MAN . IT IS SAID HE WENT IN SEARCH OF THE COUPLE AND FOUND THEM IN HOXIE KILLING BOTH OF THEM. MR. WALDRUM COULD NOT VOUCH FOR THE TRUTHFULNESS OF THIS REPORT , BUT SAID THIS WAS THE SUBSTANCE , OF THE MESSAGE THAT HAD BEEN RECEIVED AT LORADO.