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 - Capt. J. M. Unthank," of Plnevffle, Ky.; was...
Capt. J. M. Unthank," of Plnevffle, Ky.; was atthe Phoenix Hotel, in this city, : yesterday afternoon. Capt, Unthank is a prominent lawyer of Bell county, having having a considerable practice and clientage in Harlan county. Although an uncompromising uncompromising ' Democrat, he was elected to the Legislature from the district embracing embracing Bell, Harlan, Perry and Leslie counties. In 1883. He was met by a Courier-Journal Courier-Journal Courier-Journal reporter, and to the question, " What is the news from Harlan Harlan 7" he answered : , It is just this: tbe newspaper reports ef six men killed and eleven wounded in that county, last week, are falsehoods. I have direct and reliable information from Harlan Court-house, Court-house, Court-house, and no such battle as the correspondents have described described was ever fought. It is true, as I am informed, that last Wednesday Judge Wilson Lewis and his posse exchanged exchanged shots with the organized forces known as the Howard crowd. There were three skirmishes at different points in the valley of Martin's Fork. The shooting-was shooting-was shooting-was pretty lively, bat only one man was killed. His name was liana Hall, and be was idendified with tbe Howard faction. " The news of the fight in which it

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 04 Nov 1889, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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