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 - Com-mlwdoDers Te the average stranger these...
Com-mlwdoDers Te the average stranger these gentle men declare that ' the reports of the crimes in Harlan are exaggerated, and they even undertake to belittle their sensational features to the newspaper correspondents. One of these persons said to me yesterday: It is a shame for the newspapers te devote so much ot their space to ac counts ef these troubles. T tell run there is very little truth in these sensa tional reports, and, even if they were au iure, wnat ao utey, alter ail, amount to r Here is the whole affair in a nntahell: A few desperadoes, banded together on a aiae, nave a Hostile meeting, boots are exchanged. One man is killed and seven or eizht ethers wounded. . Tbe whole story ought to have been told in a ten-line ten-line ten-line paragraph. Yet, there have been published, day after day, under glaring head-lines, head-lines, head-lines, columns of horrible details. . All the murders ef the past twenty years have been recalled and tun accounts of tnem paraded with their ghastly features. It is a creat mistake. snd will do incalculable harm to the state.' - - IV, .a V I.MiteJ a -v.- -v.- -v.- the news ot these crimes should be altogether altogether suppressed ? Ves, I do," he replied excitedly, and. I am in favor of encouraging newspaper wen just as ucue as possible;

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 30 Oct 1889, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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