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is of n , in all I'uni- lliat at .1 debate of wet and Wayne U. some take Mayor HP h e d.iy Chati- aa MttiElD WiTN EXCITEMENT AFTER BATTLE WOODSFIELD, Aug. 80--The rioting rioting between Die Wehr and Coultea f.imilic-s which oeeured at Calais, near here, has quieted down, mainly because the leaders are laid up with serious wounds. Frank Wehr, the village postmaster, had h!» left hand almost severed by a mattock, in the ,'hands of ItttBBd CoulteB who in turn had several of his ribs kicked in, and i hla head badly beaten up. The interesting interesting part of the rued IB that these two family leadc-rs are brothers-in-law. brothers-in-law. , Tills relatlonahip, however, however, did iiot pi-event them from exchanging exchanging courtesies of almost inhuman inhuman nature. Notwithstanding reports to the contrary, and an effort to suppress the. news, it is stated that Sheriff Foiock. did communicate with Gov. Harmon's office and stated that state troops ink-lit ! needed, in case rioting should break out again. The feud had its origin some years ago, over politics and since that time ban grown u n t i l the feeling of bitter- W H S almost equaled that existing he- tween families in the m o u n t a i n s Kentucky, ft bioke out afresh last Wednesday \vh«n connections of the two families lined up w i t h pitche- forks. mattocks, knives, clubs and stones In the past the clashes h a \ e been poisonal c u i o u n t e r s when nothing more than bare fists as weapons were used, b u t this time it was a battle to the finish and both sides fought until exhausted In -uldition to the leader's t h e r e are eighteen o t ci men bearing wounds. The trouble shifted Tuesday evening evening lute over the surveying of a road through the Weln l a i t n and Wehr and OouHos had a light in which others took part, but it was so d a i k t h a t friend could not be told from foe and it was given up u n t i l the next day. A

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  1. Coshocton Daily Age,
  2. 30 Aug 1910, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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