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 - Frankfort, Ky., April 17. (SpeciaL) The result...
Frankfort, Ky., April 17. (SpeciaL) The result of two weeks' hard work on the part of the gTand jurors selected to look into the alleged conspiracy which resulted in the death of Gov. William Goebel vs laid before Circuit Judge Can trill in open court at 5 o'clock this afternoon. It is their expressed belief that the Democratic leader's death was the result of a conspiracy hatched by some of the leaders of the Republican party, W. S. Taylor, at the time Governor of the State, among them, and they by indictment accused ten of bis minions, minions, five of willful murder and five of being accessory accessory before the fact to the murder. The language of the indictments Indicates that the work of the jury case is but half done, and that Taylor himself may be indicted. THE MEN ACCUSED AS PRINCIPALS. The principals, or those accused of willful murder, murder, are Henry E. Toutsey, of Newport; James Howard, Howard, of Clay county; ex-XtepresentatlTe ex-XtepresentatlTe ex-XtepresentatlTe Berry Howard, of Harlan county; Harlan Whitaker, of Butler oounty, and "Tallow Dick" Combs of Lee county . THOSE NAMEpTs ACCESSORIES. Those accused of being accessory before the fact are ex-Secretary ex-Secretary ex-Secretary of State Charles Finley of Whitley county; Caleb Powers and John Powers, of Knox county; county; W. H. Culton, of. Jackson county, and P. Wharton Golden, of Knox county. THE CHARGE AGAINST TAYLOR. The principals are included in one indictment, but separate Indictments are presented against those charged charged with being accessories. The latter contain the sensational sensational charge against W. S. Taylor. The language of THE INDICTMENTS AGAINST PRINCIPALS. The Indictment returned agaJnit the principals reads as follows: Franklin Circuit Court. The Commonwealth Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. Henry Toutsey. James Howard. Berry Howard, Harlan Whitaker and Richard Combs. Indictment Indictment for willful murder. The grand jury of the county of Franklin. Franklin. In the name and by the authority of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, accuse Henry Toutsey, James Howard. Kerry Howard. Harlan Whitaker and Richard Combs of the crime of willful murder committed committed as follows, vis: The said Toutsey, James Howard, Berry Howard, Harlan Whitaker,. Richard Combs and others, thsa and there acting; with them, but who ar. to this Jury county of Franklin, January, 1900. and before indictment, unlawfully, feloniously, of their malice with Intent to kill, William Goebel by wounding him with a gun powder and other and steel balls and and from which said Id day of February. grand Jury does further of the above named another person then and them, but who Is to unknown, did so ss kill and murder said other of said there counsel, advise, the same, but which shot and which so aided and abetted therein,

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 18 Apr 1900, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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