Clipped From The Courier-Journal
coal mines,' coke evens, fron furnace: and factories, he shrieks loudly for law and order. He Is willing to lose time to go on a Jury If it will afford mm an opportunity to send a thief to tbe penitentiary or a murderer to tne gallows. gallows. . . e e v ' '' When a visitor to this re Eton eon-templates eon-templates eon-templates the bustling activity, in a busineas way. at Pineville and Miridles-boro, Miridles-boro, Miridles-boro, it U, indeed, somewhat difficult to believe that over in Harlan eountr, only only thirty miles away, two armed bands of desperate and lawless men. numbering numbering fifty or sixty to a crowd, are hunting each other, and carrying on a .war of extermination. The troubles at Harlan Court-house Court-house Court-house have not been exaggerated. I have been shown letters-written letters-written letters-written by reliable citizens ot the town,- town,- which made the condition of affairs even worse than they have been described in the newspapers. One man wrote to a citizen citizen here: . .-.,- .-.,- .-.,- . u. The women and children are in a state of terror, snd, we expect every nigbt that the town will be attacked by Wils Howard's gangs. Keep a lookout lookout for any of our friends coming this way from below and tell them, for God's sake, to stay away. It is. not safe for any body to come here at present,' : A minister ot the gospel left here last Friday, intending to go to Harlan Court House. Six miles up the river he met a man who told him that if he proceeded on his Journey, be would do so at the risk of his life. The preacher, wisely concluding that there was little prospect for successful missionary work in that quarter, returned to this place. He will remain until there is a trace declared by the 'warring factions. : ;. : --a --a a a - '"'V".