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I . j up by the spectators, and lived until to o'clock that night. . Howard mounted his horse and rode to Manchester, where he remained half an hour, talking to friends, and then left. It Is supposed he has gone to Harlan county county and is still at large. When the news of the killing reached Manchester County Judge J. W. Wright ordered Sheriff White to summon one hundred men to go to the righting ground and arrest all of both sides who were la arms. In a short 'time there were about seventy picked men on horseback, horseback, armed with Winchester rifles, and on the march to the battleground. Mr. D. L. Walker went In advance of the guard and Informed the parties what they might expect in case of resistance. The survivors all surrendered, and be fore dark the procession came back with Tom Baker. John Baker. D. Baker. Gardner Baker, Wyley Eiaker, Abner Maker. James Baker. Robert Baker. Charlie Ooten. Dan Woods, Beverly Baker. Robert Barnett, A. B. Howard, ana others. Warrants were Issued for several parties for the murder of Howard and Stores, but all of them were dismissed except three against Tom Baker, John Baker and Charlie Ooten. Their trials were set for Thursday. April 14. They lasted three days. A. B. Howard swore that he-, he-, he-, and his friends were fired on from ambush, the ' first shot striking; him, the next shot killing Stores, and then his son, Wilson Howard, fell. He said that he put whip to his horse and made his escaDe. but that when he was about eighty 'yards from where Wilson fell he looked back and saw Tom Baker, Charlie Ooten' and some one either John or D. Baker run down to the road and fire Into- Into- the bodies of Wilson Howard and Stores. Wilson Howard's dying statement, in which he said Tom Bakers crowd killed him, and that he recognized Charlie Ooten. John Baker and D. Baker, was also related. The Bakers proved an alibi that no

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 01 May 1898, Sun,
  3. Page 9

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