Clipped From The Inter Ocean

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 - they get a chance to Are a shot. The "blinds"...
they get a chance to Are a shot. The "blinds" are made by cutting a pole, fastening it against the sides of two trees, aad then cutting limbs-well limbs-well limbs-well filled with leaves aad Ironing them "against the nppef side of the pole. . These "blinds' are usually constructed about forty to sixty yards from the road, and new limbs with fresh leaves hsve to be cut every. three or tour days, for the practiced eye of the mountaineer can tell dead leaves at a great, distance and thus the "blind" could be detected. : .;..'"...' ' - - . - The Bakers have no money with which to pay men to engage in this sort of work. Even tbe-lawyers tbe-lawyers tbe-lawyers who prosecuted Jim Howard for killing old man George Baker were not paid their fees, and they sued for the money and got judgment, only to' find that the Bakers, who employed them, have no visible property subject to attachment. The Howards and Whites, on the other hand, are abundantly able to buy gum, pistols, and ammunition for their men. and to provide them with provisions, provisions, besides paying their wages. . Cost of Ektalplasr Fifty Mea. To equip 100 men with rifles and revolvers of .45 caliber would cost, with the necessary ammunition, not less than $3,000. and Jt would require $700 a week to pay their wages (for they work at man hunting on Sundays), to say nothing of the cost of keeping them supplied supplied with bacon and bread. Therefore it would cost to carry on a feudal war with fifty men on a side for three months not much less than $12,000. As the Bakers are now practically practically bankrupt, and as none of their ae.lve friends will advance the necessary money, it looks ss if this has come to be a one-slJe-1 one-slJe-1 one-slJe-1 one-slJe-1 one-slJe-1 fight. With Wiley and Jim Baker In the Bar-bourvllle Bar-bourvllle Bar-bourvllle Jail, old George Baker and Tom Baker dead. Dee Baker and his cousins. Bob and Corlo Baker, and Chris Jackson, Ton Baker's brother-in-law, brother-in-law, brother-in-law, brother-in-law, brother-in-law, at London. twenty? fcur miles away, there seems little- little- likelihood likelihood of the Bakers offering a very -stubborn -stubborn resistance Just now. 1

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

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