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 - CAUSES OF THE FEUD. J The Story of tbe Crimes...
CAUSES OF THE FEUD. J The Story of tbe Crimes and Blood, shed T hat Have Led Ca to the Pres. eat Troables. The causes and circumstances which have combined to lead np to the present present deplorable state of affairs in Harlan county, and which has at last culminated in armed resistance to the constituted authorities of the State, have heretofore heretofore been printed in the Courier-Journal Courier-Journal Courier-Journal o-er o-er o-er the signatures of the principals themselves that is. Wilkerson Howard, Jr., Ju. 3. Howard and George B. Turner. Turner. From "Wicks" Howard's statement, tlie first fight occurred in a room where Bob Turner had lain down to sleep, and one Little had set his head on fire with a match and accued Howard of doing it. Turner and Howard fought, and the former was killed." For thii he was acquitted. After this Bob Turner's Turner's brother, Will, went to Howard's boose and attempted to kill him in the presence of his family. Both were wounded. Then George Turner sent Howard word tliat-his tliat-his tliat-his - bulldog" Will Turner, whj hud fled to Texas, had come bnck, inviting the Howards to corue up and fight it oat. They came, about twenty rtrong. a fight ensued, and Will Turner was killed. Wilson Howard was indicted for the murder. "Wicks" Howard then dropped out of the fight and Wils took the leadership of tlie party. Wils was no kin to the other Howards, but got into it because, when quite a boy, he bad beea cruelly beaten by the Turners. K J. Howard it may be stated that

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 19 Apr 1890, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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