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 - ; THE VICTIMS BUBIED. Meantime Both Sides Are...
; THE VICTIMS BUBIED. Meantime Both Sides Are In Arms , - and Only Two Miles Apart. London. Ky- Ky- July 19. Special. Tbe Phtlpot-Morris Phtlpot-Morris Phtlpot-Morris feud had its origin in the Pigeon Roost battle eight years ago. and many men have fallen at the bands of the desperate opponents since that date. The armed forces of each aid seem to b sparring for position, and a slaughter may take place at any time. The most optimistic agree that the outlook outlook Is grave, and another battle would not surprise . the most bopefuL Gov. Bradley has been advised by his trusted friends that there is a sad state of affairs existing here, and that more killing is likely to occur at any time. The Governor has admitted that there seemed to be no remedy for Clay coun- coun- VlawlessnessT and that he felt him self powerless to cope with the feudists under the existing laws. Monday's battle was not unexpected. It was an -open -open secret that- that- each 1 side wu Mit-vlna: Mit-vlna: Mit-vlna: arms for the other, and had been for some time. The Griffin faction went about ln squads heavily, .rmeri The PhilDots carried .their weapons at all times, as was evidenced by the fact that they were well supplied-with supplied-with supplied-with supplied-with Winchesters and Colts the morning of the battle. Ed Fisher, who fell mortally wounded wounded and died yesterday, was buried In the Philnot family burying ground to day. The Rev. Mr. Garland conducted the funeral services, arm.- arm.- a jiost ql relatives numbering several hundred were present ' " : Robert Phllpot is probably fatally wounded, but was reported as doing-well doing-well doing-well this morning. . Aaron Morris, Hugh and Harve Griffin, were taken ln the same wagon to the cemetery near Manchester Manchester and buried. An armed guard followed the bodies to tlte - cemetery. Both sides are In arms In large numbers numbers and are about two miles apart The last man who had ever killed a Phllpot died when Aaron Morris fell and It is said to be the boast of that strong faction that no man lives who ever killed one of their number.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 20 Jul 1899, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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