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 - EVERYTHING PEACEABLE NOW. Frankfort. Ky., July...
EVERYTHING PEACEABLE NOW. Frankfort. Ky., July 27. Special. The official report of State Inspector Lester, who went to Clay county last week by direction of the Governor to report on the feud situation and the necessity for troop there, was handed to the Chief Executive this afternoon by that official. The report is, aa forecast forecast In specials from London to the Courier-Journal Courier-Journal Courier-Journal a few daya ago, that bo troops are needed In Clay except during sessions of court; that no special special session of the Clay court Is necessary, necessary, and that there la no need for an extra legislative session at this time to amend the present Laws of the State. The report shows the exact condition of affairs in Clay county, the killings that have grown out of the feud and the condition of the court docket.. In cloeing. Jndge Lester takes a parting shot at the State troops by pointing out the cowardly assassination of Tom Baker Just to show how Uttle they can do in the general keeping of peace. Ho also suggests that to meet emergencies emergencies which may hereafter arise the Legislature at Its coming session should enact laws enlarging the power of Circuit Circuit Judges In the matter of sending to other counties for Juries and ia changing the venue In certain eases, and to give the Governor the sol power power of appointing special Judges in felony felony cases.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 29 Jul 1899, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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