Larkin Presley Article

The Arkansas Gazette
Tuesday June 10, 1890

Arkansas Gazette Correspondence,

ROGERS, ARK, June 6. – Yesterday while fishing in White River, near this placwe, Larkin Pressley fell overboard and was drowned. The river was swollen by the recent rains and Pressley was caught in the limbs of a floating tree. All efforts to recover his body have failed. He leave a family of a wife and ten children.

A half witted, seventeen-year-old boy named Issac Beaver, supposed to have hail from Berryville, Ar., was put off a freight train on the ‘Frisco Railway at Lowell, and in the attempt to again board the train was thrown to the ground and killed.