Clipped From The New York Times
THE WHITES AND OARRARDS. Among the earliest settlers were the Garrards Garrards and the Whites. Both families became wealthy and influential. They also became social and political rivals. Each has opposed the other ' from time immemorial." John White of Clay County was Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1841 to 1843. Henry clay had a high opinion of him. His nephew, John D. White, has been lit Congress Congress and Is trying to get In again on a contest contest with Borelng. another Republican. The Giurards, owning. the old salt works, are rTt'-r1 rTt'-r1 rTt'-r1 by Gnr- Gnr- Garrard. ,a man past hlKr;7-h?,..appar hlKr;7-h?,..appar hlKr;7-h?,..appar to cherish all the in- in- it. . rds ri,vu tor yrs, and recently Jrt'e to one side or the other of the local mfldf; Gh"- Gh"- arr.arl tmpetuou. to pu?U mildly.. He has "no use" for Whites In in 0f Pf tbe oount'r divided tJ2Jh hiie Garrard factions. If a man friendly -to -to or fsvored by the Garrards TVot Into trouble the White, helped hfm out and S?.MC.'.Vnrf. Hc"tillty. b the Vad-t Vad-t Vad-t 'l "ft1, .Iw1ayS ctlve- ctlve- 'Nt until very recently did it lead to murder. Now and then the Whites and Garrards even exchanged exchanged visits. But a murder case some a?- a?- r""tnr In the escape ofone partisan from harming for the crime, kept Th.'Kerel bitterness and resentment. The Whites and Garrards did not come irH hot- hot- bott these f.mUies ?It. i1hU,i,at,l0n' P?ibly not commensurate commensurate with their wealth, and are above the Perpetration of murder. But the taSrant iin V.iru- V.iru- ni "lnn of cultlva-V?l cultlva-V?l cultlva-V?l t Grrard l Democrat. The Whites are Republicans. The following Is in both frh nt- nt- v.The r,valry or ho"lit.v was dls-Vfn, dls-Vfn, dls-Vfn, iSiiiS1 n0t wor"' untU GTard Baker U,f:. "an year ago. by " Jim " t.TIL vendetta wan in the Baker Zi ,had PW"1 n the Strong-?Jj'h Strong-?Jj'h Strong-?Jj'h ,n Br1,,h" County on the ma-UUJi ma-UUJi ma-UUJi 'dp' n1 11 required troops and Baker's non swore at ten years of age to avensre his father's murder Eleven IiIVaJ: Jim " W'ln waVkliied. and lils murderer was not discovered.