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 - K J. Howard it may be stated that half the...
K J. Howard it may be stated that half the people in tbe country are named Howard claims that the Howards are peaceable citizens. George B. Turner says that Bobert E. Lee Turner was shot on March 7, 1882, by Wicks Howard, who was drunk, with out provocation. When Bob saw Howard raise his gun to shoot, he tried to draw his pistol, but did not get it out till he bad been struck. Howard fired and ran. Thia was at Harlan Court-house. Court-house. Court-house. Bob shot Howard in the arm. Bob died two days later. James L. Howard, sheriff, a brother of Wicks, was with him at tbe time Wicks got away and gathered his lriends about him. They afterward came to town with a picked guard, intimidated the court and went through the farce of a trial. Wils Howard Howard was not with the crowd, but he joined it directly aitcrvvurd. - vicks iiowurd was indicted and tried for killing killing lLh.U Turner .and the crime (sroved, but he waa acquitted unucr lulluenve ot the Howard fucttun. fcvery man in the country under indictment ior crane was mixed up in iU George Turner says the organization tltca fonued slid evn, and thut poUties liad a great deal to do with lite matter, Ilarian neing a Republican county, and the Turners being Democrats, Democrats, while tlie Howards are liepub-licans. liepub-licans. liepub-licans. Alter Howard's acquittal, George Turner's Turner's son, William W., went to Howard's snd shot at him while he (Turner) was drunk. Howard shot him In toe ana. Next day the Howards got up a crowd to kill Will Turner, but be fled to Texas. Tlien followed t4ie return and bght, told of by Wicks Howcrd, in whiclw Turner was killed. and lor which crime Wick and Jnuie L. Howard, aftciward tho Sliciiil. wire indicted. The Howards tlien formed .in organization and tie lied tho low. V. King, then Sheriff, tried to arratt them, but could not. Bail was allowed Wils and James Howard. W'U fled afid Xoxtetcd. ttui the bond

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

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