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t ' ? a vocxr.tit or i.vMice. - Notwithstanding ttiey Shot Wfll Tttr Her deed on the strcen, from the eonceaW ment of a building, and tliat the grand jury very promptly indicted them for murder, the Judee of the Circuit Court allowed them bail Wils Howard fled and forfeited his bond. Not a rent of that bond has ever been collected. Tha Judge allowed bail in the sum of $3,000, but when the Clerk's book was examined it only called for $500, and .even tbnt amount could not be collected from the worthless bondsmen.; Whether Cirenit Judce H. F. Flnley ditt it on purpose or there was a mistake in the figures te not known. Th Howard Sre ft ixrwer in political circles in Harlan county, and ft may have beta for trat reason the fig ures were changed. While Wils How ard's bond was pending he came to town. walked into a store where my son, George B. Turner. Jr., was scd .begun shooting at liftn. George returned tlie stots, but neither were hurt. In July, 1bw6, Alexi ander- ander- Bailey and James McKhight came to town to be examined by the Superintendent Superintendent for .eerti fieates to teach school. Thev staved all nlcht at me house. The nest mornius Bailer and MoJ Knfght arose carry and while standing ia the Kitenea aoor, wasnmr his lure. Bailey was shot dead by Wils nownrd from ambush. At no time hnd it heen known that there, was any Ixid feelini between them. Jlownrd then rtn. and In rwsing a nelghlr' li0u-e, li0u-e, li0u-e, where my son Carlo wrs, Wils Howard slmt hiin in the arm. twtd't bretiking it. Howsri then fled aeross Clover Fork, shooting nil the time at men, tesmieh, and eiiildrrn ra my house, who, i hearing tlie fliwt shot, had pone to theljdoors and windows ta see what had occurred. Tins was one Sunday miming in Julv, ltt6.. Tlie following Tuesday Wils Howard and Wiii Jejnin? went to the house of Jndge James 11. Middleton, seven miles from tow"a on Clover fork, and shot John S. liaiiey. a brother of Alexander. u -?hls -?hls jcas ajao la the early, moralcxl

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 27 Oct 1889, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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