Sources: Gambler Destroys the Peace … Officer

Ely Daily Times, “Police Officer Slain,” Jan. 11, 1932.

Nevada State Journal, “Ely Officer Murdered; Club Owner Arrested,” Jan. 11, 1932.

Nevada State Journal, “Ely Man is Held to Trial as Murderer,” Jan. 17, 1932.

Nevada State Journal, “Ely Jury Has Murder Case,” March 4, 1932.

Nevada State Journal, “Ely Gambler Found Guilty,” March 5, 1932.

Nevada State Journal, “Bartley J. Smithson Sentenced to Life,” March 10, 1932.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Slaying Hearing is Conducted at Ely,” Jan. 14, 1932.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Accused Man is Bound Over,” Jan. 18, 1932.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Plea Entered in Death Case,” Jan. 30, 1932.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Rehearing Denied in Smithson Case,” March 6, 1933.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Bartley Smithson Taken by Death,” June 27, 1956.

“White Pine County, Nevada Peace Officers Killed in Action,” webpanda.us/wp_cemeteries/ killed_in_action.htm.