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Striped.. goods; no seconds. Per garment Tn.iiri.Axniuu BttUC OlUtll Of the Feud.Ridden County of Clay. . HOT AS BLACK AS PAINTED. Lack of Development Its Greatest Drawback. IT HAS MANY GOOD PEOPLE, BUT PRIMITIVE MA NITERS AND CUSTOMS HAVE BSXD ; THEM DOWN.; THE MANY FEUDAL QUARRELS Iu In the Main To Political and - Boainoaa Rivalry an4 Laxity of Lawa. THE RECENT TEAQEDIES. Manchester. Ky July 29. Special The county of Clay, which, for a half century before the breaking out of the war between the States, boasted of having; as Ita citizens descendants of the oldest Virginia families, has sadly deteriorated since that time until now It is known principally as a countycf feuds. ' Some of the older families cf culture .and refinement still retain homes here, and they lay the exlsu ins; condition mostly at the doors' of those who, instead of trying to da something something for the welfare of the county, left it for the fairer Bluegrass region when they had accumulated fortunes from Its timber lands and salt wells. Those left behind have for years ben Struggling In vain to secure a railroad railroad line through the county, feeling that it would do much toward making its residents a law-abiding law-abiding law-abiding people, and knowing that it would give them a chance to get out the county's chief resources, its oil. gas and flne coals. They claim that its bills contain m re coal, bituminous and cannel, than fcny other county in the Kentucky mountains mountains and that its supply of oil and ros Is inexhaustible. Another ln.l nfry that could be developed, they say. If It could be made marketable by rath-pad rath-pad rath-pad facilities, is the creek salt that was famous throughout the State forty years ago. ; Clay As She Is. ut It Is of the existing condition in

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 30 Jul 1899, Sun,
  3. Page 9

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