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loth of them of power to clause of atidno three a an executive agreement Workrnan the'dam- w the . P.M. church, facts men men to the told (Butler) ap- and REVOLTING CRIME. A Family of Kielit PtTHoiin Murdernd and Their Himso Fired to Cone mil the Orltnu --The Horrible Story Jiv«n Iy »n By*' Witness--Jealousy tlia CHIIHK. LouisvirxK, Ky., Nov. 27.--A special from Williamsbnrg says: It is developed that the family of eight persons supposed to have been burned to death in Knox ty a month since, were murdered, their throats being cut from ear to ear. The particulars particulars are as follows: Tlie family, whose name was' Poe, seem to have.had two neighbors whose reputation ·was bad. they havire an illegitimate son aged ten years. Being refused admittance to Poe's house, they became enraged and planned the horrible murder. The boy,' suffering from a severe chastisement from his reputed father, now tells the . whole story. He says the mother mother was talking about the matter for several days, and it culminated during the:., night, when Mr. Poe was absent. That I ·when his father and mother left home Poe's, they .forbade, his going with them, but that he went without their knowledge and saw them.enter the house. Tl;e family, were all asleep in one room, and his father; with a razor, cut the throat of each, his mother picked the bodies up, placed them in the middle of the floqr, piled bedding on them and then set fire to them the house, and that the baby screamed the flames smothered it. The boy told his story in such a straightforward manner as to lead to an investigation and arrests, at once made. A sewing machine and articles belonging to the Poe's were found in the cellar of the accused parties. They were at once placed in jail at Barbourville. There is no doubt of their guilt, and ment has reached an intensity bordering on irenzy. Thecouple willcertainlv Iwivnrhprf.

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  1. Elyria Daily Telephone,
  2. 27 Nov 1886, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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