Baker Saga

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SOME NEW PHASES 07 THE BAKER-HOWARD BAKER-HOWARD BAKER-HOWARD CULT COUNTY Tlf UJ. Charles Woo ton Slakes An Important Deathbed Confession and Gilbert Garrard Gets a Clew. Manchester, Ky., July . The Baker-Howard Baker-Howard Baker-Howard feud has taken on at least two new phases within the present week. Charles Wooton, who was shot by A B. Howard's son-in-law, son-in-law, son-in-law, son-in-law, son-in-law, Sid Baker, had hemorrhage of the lungs a few nights ago, and his doctor told him he could not live long. Wooton told the doctor that he wanted to make a statement and a lawyer was sent for and ths dying dying man, conscious of his rapidly approaching approaching end. made the following declaration: "It was not Tom Baker who killed Wilson Howard and Burch Stores and -wounded -wounded old man A. B. Howard from ambush. The perpetrators of that crime were Tom Baker's son, Jim, aged sixteen, and his son, Hugh, aged fourteen, fourteen, and Fuller Barrett a cousin, aged twenty-three. twenty-three. twenty-three. Tom's boys made the plot and they wanted me to Join them. They were mad at the Howards because they had shot their father, and although Tom was not badly hurt, they determined determined to klU aU the Howards they could." As a result of his confession both the Baker boys have been arrested and lodged In Jail here. They stoutly maintain maintain their innocence. : The other new development is the discovery. discovery. It Is. thought of the Identity of the assassin who shot at Gilbert Garrard Garrard Sunday morning. Garrard. It seems, had an idea that It was not the Whites or any member ot the Baker faction who tried to kill htm, and he followed followed a clew he discovered, which led him to have one of his employes. Jack Bundy, arrested. He Is now under guard at Garrard's house. It seems that Bundy got mad at Garrard over some trivial matter, and thought so Garrard says, that he would kill him In such a way that everybody would think he was a victim of the Baker-Howard Baker-Howard Baker-Howard feud. Garrard Is positive he can convict Bundy of the offense.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 10 Jul 1898, Sun,
  3. Page 11

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