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 - The . KilllaW ".at Tosa akr.'.. '.; ; Another...
The . KilllaW ".at Tosa akr.'.. '.; ; Another leading attorney, who. for obvious lessons, does not -wish -wish bis name vsedsald: :c . "The aaaa who killed Tom Baker from Ber White's houas Was the most aervy man levee knew.--He knew.--He knew.--He knew.--He must havs known that-detection that-detection that-detection meant deatkor a life term In the penitentiary, knd I do- do- not believe a man woald take such aa awful risk Tor money: -There -There must bars been some higher-con higher-con higher-con trolling motive-than motive-than motive-than money. Then-who. Then-who. Then-who. did UT Certainly a- a- maa - who dreaded Tom Baker; and wbe wasted to get revenge -on -on him, 'Tom was tbe -most -most dangerous dangerous man on the Baker side, and scores of the Whites and Howards breathe easlr. -I -I believe believe the. Whites are satisfied now that Tom Baker can do them no barm, and will not try to kill any more Bakers nnless the latter kill some membec ot the White faction." ' An attorney, who had a long talk with Tom Baker a short while before he was shot said Tom made this statement to him: ' ',-, ',-, ',-, t "If t JBOuld.gel two pr three of the Whites and. Jim Howard J would be. willing for them to burn me at tbe stake." ,. ' . The attorney said he believed Tons Baker waa the coolest man be ever saw. in the presence presence of dsnger; that the fiowards and Whites were aware of this fact, and for that reason the most desperate chances were taken to slay him,, even', white a prisoner under the protection of 100 state troops, . A man well acquainted in the counties of Laurel, Jackson, Leslie, Owsley, Letcher, and Knott says that the killing of Tom-Baker Tom-Baker Tom-Baker is Just the beginning ot the feud; that bis relatives relatives and friends from these upper counties will come around Into Clay, and that some moonlight night they may have a pitched battle battle In the streets ot Manchester, In the same manner , tbe Strongs and Amys. fought In Breathitt county. .'.

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

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