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 - . e e : ' An Attempt At Pence. friends of the...
. e e : ' An Attempt At Pence. friends of the two men saw what the result of hostilities would be. and attempted mediation. It seemed for time that the affair would be smoothed over, and Clay county was breathing easy, when the spark of feudalism was kindled by the new of the killing of Burch Storrs and Wilson Howard, a son or A. B. Howard, and the shooting and wounding of the latter. Th m,im men were returning from work on Crane creek., on April 6. when they were fired upon worn amDusn. Storrs fell dead from his horse. A. B. Howard was shot twice In the back, but clung to his norse s neck. The horse ran away, scared oy tne shots. Looking back, the elder Mr. Howard saw his son lvlne on the ground, wounded and trying to crawl out of the road. He claims to have then seen some of the Bakers run from ambush and a rain fire into WDnn Howard's body. It is also said th&r Wilson Howard made a dying statement tnat Be recognized the Bakera as his slayers. Howard was burled near where he fen. Such was the fear of men being amDusnea that two women had to finally finally volunteer to put the body In a war"a and have It carried to the grave.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 17 Jun 1899, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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