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 - ' COSrOFKILLIIIGMEIl Hired Slayers Get $1 a Day...
' COSrOFKILLIIIGMEIl Hired Slayers Get $1 a Day la . the Kentucky Foods.. 100 KILLERS UNDER PAY Expenditure ' of $ 1 50,000 In the French-'ETeBOle French-'ETeBOle French-'ETeBOle Fight. HswaHs .Rave Kaaalwr v Bis S aid mt as sslas to Rater- Rater- the Baker Faskliy. : The Baker-Howard Baker-Howard Baker-Howard feud la Kentucky bis now. reached a stag where It la difficult 40 predict the outcome. It is conceded that the Howards, with their allies, the Whites, are decidedly stronger than the Bakers, but rhs Bakers and their friends are numerous, and they may be able to maintain a feudal war against their enemies. - Such a war, however. involves the expenditure of much money. It is said oa good authority that Fulton French and Joe Eversole spent about $150,000 on the French-Kversole French-Kversole French-Kversole feud, ot which $100,000 was paid out by French, aa he bad to hire all bis fighting men, while Kversole bad many close relatives who fought for him without price, The wages paid these "fighting men." as tbe actual fighters are called, was $1 a day and ''found." It cams out la the testimony. . By "found". Is meant guns, pistols, and ammunition, ammunition, with bacon and bread.- bread.- These- These- snen la squads of three build "blinds" along the highways traveled by their opponents, and sometimes they wait for days before any mem ber of the opposing faction attempts to pass It frequently happens that a squad will "lay out" for a week or more and never see an enemy, and they frequently have to move half a dozen times and make new "blinds" before they get a chance to Are a shot.

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 09 Jul 1899, Sun,
  3. Page 26

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