Guardsmen Called Out Over Feud. Marshall, Ark., Dec. 25 1933
National guardsmen patroled this small mountain town today as officials souht tomake peace between two families in a feud which broke out afresh Christmas Eve with shots menancing lives on Main street. The feud has claimed two lives in recent years.
The gun batle in which City Marshal J.H. Barnett, 60, was wounded slightly followed the reported return on furlough of Leland Henley, 29, sentenced to prison for life about a year ago for the slaying of W. W. Findley, well known merchant. Findley was shot down as he was walking laong the street with Barnett by bullets generally believed to have been intended for Barnett. ************
Military Officials Stop Feud Shooting Marshall, Ark., Dec. 26
National guard and county officers endeavored today to establish peace between two families following revival of an ancient feud which has claimed two lives in recent years.
City Marshal J.H. Barnett, 60, wounded slightly in a gun battle Sunday, was to face service on a warrant he was notified had been issued. The sons, Oscar and Rupert, were arrested last night.
The gun battle followed the reported return on furlough of Leland Henley, 29, sentenced to prison for life about a year ago for the slaying of W.W. Findley, merchant, who was shot down while walking along the street with City Marshal Barnett by bullets generally believed intended for Barnett.
The city marshal and his two sons Sunday bombarded a restaurant operated by Henley's cousin, Alf. Leland's two brothers, Nobe and Jack, and his sister, Mrs Bennie Matthews, were reported to have been in the restaurant.