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 - iane of several sons of George Turner, who...
iane of several sons of George Turner, who lived then as he does now, in the edge of the town, was an overbearing sort of man. One day he waa drinking and threatened Wicks Howard, a cousin ef Wils Howard, the young autocrat ef the distrietv. on 'whose head a big price has hrrn placed by the States of Missouri and Kentucky. Wicks Howard left at the time, fearing to answer Bob Turner, lest he should be killed. But be determined determined to avenge the insults that had hern heaped . upon him. : A week later Wicks returned to town, accompanied by bis brother Jim and John McCreary. .Wicks had a musket loaded with large-sied large-sied large-sied squirrel shot.. He sought Bob Turner, found him on' the street, and. without saying a word, raised bis musket and fired. The whole load entered Turner's Turner's side and be fell to the ground. Lying on his beck. Turner drew his revolver, pulled his knees up, rested bis bands on them and fired at Wicks. ' Tbe baQ broke Wicks' arm. Turner then fell back, and died next day. the Howards and McCreary left town. Up to this time Bob Turner's brothers bad been quiet fellows, but the killing of Hob drew tbem into a fend with the I towards. - About six months afterward Wid Turner, one of tue orutuer. suite tip one nicut to Wicks Howard's bouse, tbree miles from liar inn Court-house, Court-house, Court-house, laching the house, he pulled off his h"C8 to keep from maktn a noine, and sue.eeded in making his 'way .into the Ixiilding before be waa dfscovered. Then Wicks' wife caught sight of him and fried to her husband tliat Will Turner was in tlie house. Wicks and Turner both began to aboot about the tiiur time, and tbey emptied their revolvers without anyone being hurt. . Wdl Turner Turner fled when he had no more loada left. Not long afterward -he -he became involved

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 25 Oct 1889, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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