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 - THE BAKERS AND HOWARDS The Bakers and Howards,...
THE BAKERS AND HOWARDS The Bakers and Howards, traditions! foes, were in business partnership a few yrars ago in the lumber trade. LoU Baker, the leader, bought a Judgment for $40 upon a note secured by! A. B. Howard known as " Bsl " Howard, and the head of the Howard faction. The Howards asserted asserted tha-ie tha-ie tha-ie note had been satisfied, and the contention over it provoked Ill-feeling. Ill-feeling. Ill-feeling. Quarrels about the lumber business resulted resulted In a sheeting match. In which the disputants on each side wre wounded. On April 7. ISys. a party of Howards was waylaid, waylaid, and Kurd gtorer was - killed from ambush, " Bsl " Howard was wounded and seeped, and Wilson Howard lived long enough to name several Bakers as parties X1 the assassination. J. B. Howard of Manchester. Manchester. County Assessor, a man of oeare-ful oeare-ful oeare-ful Inclination, next dav: killed G. W Bilker, father of " Tom." the faction leader. The Bakers were arrestt-d arrestt-d arrestt-d for killing the Stewards, and escaped In consequence of Insufficient Insufficient evidence srainst them. J. B Howard was found sullty, a new trial was secured, the Jury disagreed, and the ac-cnoed ac-cnoed ac-cnoed man Is under bonds. . Th county, divided In its adherence between between both factions, was grcatlv excited. The Howard were favored hy the White faction. On June 5. lwn. ex-Sheriff ex-Sheriff ex-Sheriff Will" -.hU -.hU win rSlhr C Bf-rtff Bf-rtff Bf-rtff B- B- P- P- White. Jr., wss killed not fur from this town bv Tom" and Baker. "Tom" ,mJ Vui.111,?. B-bourvllle. B-bourvllle. B-bourvllle. and found uSlt' ',ha ,,f sentence of im orison-1"JL"a,- orison-1"JL"a,- orison-1"JL"a,- orison-1"JL"a,- . Tn.?TourJ J APPals set aside the verdict. "Tom" Bsker returned to this j-ounty, j-ounty, j-ounty, and was rearrested on warrants Jaaed upon new evidence. He wss brourht o Msnchester under ruard of 15 mlMHa frOTji Rarboarville. and oiri June 10, 1, wtUa standing In a tent door In the grounds

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 03 Dec 1899, Sun,
  3. Page 17

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