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 - Still Other Victims. On June 22, of last year....
Still Other Victims. On June 22, of last year. ex-Sheriff ex-Sheriff ex-Sheriff W. I White was collecting back taxes on Sexton's creek .and was returning to Manchester when he met Tom and Dee Baker In the road. An drew weapons, but Tom Baker was quickest on the trigger trigger and White bit the dust. For this crime Baker was tried In the Knox Circuit Circuit Court and was sentenced to a life term In the penitentiary. The Court of Appeals, however, reversed the finding of the lower court and Bakerwas grant, ed a new trial. He was released from custody on bail. In the following July a crowd of Bakers Bakers and their friends sallied Into Manchester Manchester and terrorized the town by shooting at anything that struck their fancy. Fifteen or twenty shots were fired alone into the stores of T. hi. Hill, Jr.. and James F. Marcutn Co. That night John Baker, a cousin of Tom Baker, and a colored man named Clark were waylaid at the mouth of Horse creek, a mile from Manchester, and were

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

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