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 - Not long afterward -he -he became involved...
Not long afterward -he -he became involved involved in a difficulty witn Bill Gilbert aod killed him. This had no bearing on or connection with the trouble between the Howartta and J uruers. After killing killing Gilhert. Will Turner left for Texas, where he remained about two yetr. While lie was gone there were no other fight, but the bad feeling still existed. Three dars after Will Turner returned to Harlan Court-hoiioe Court-hoiioe Court-hoiioe he was standing t the corner of the County Clerk's cftipe.- cftipe.- in the eourt-boiiae eourt-boiiae eourt-boiiae yard, when a f.lwt from a window in the court-house court-house court-house killed him. This warn supposed to have fe-en fe-en fe-en fired br Wils Howard, who, up to that time, had done'no killing. The law was not rnforced sgainst the killers in any case up to that time, and Wila remained free. .. noT Tcasxa rixm ksvkxok. Four or five months passed without a further clash between the Howards and Turners, bu there was evolved in the minds of " Bony Turner, a brother of lVil and Will, a plan to wreak ven- ven- pranre for their death. lie watched H for an opportunity, and found what lie tboosht was one. -One -One day Wils How. ard and his cousin Jim walked out of town to where IX H. Smith kept a store. a,totit a mile from Harlan Court-house. Court-house. Court-house. - Bony" Turner followed them, armed with a muket and pistol. Wils and Jim aat down on a platform iij front of hmith's stere. Bony," hid by a turn la the road and a board fence, stole up mite cloae to where the Howards sat. lc toolr deliberate. aim at Wils and pull'si the trigger, but the gun refused Sire. He tried again, but again there was only a snap. Wils Howard heard this, and be and Jim jumped up. " Bony thca discarded fcis mpaket and beean fin eg with his revolver. Wil and Jim were net armed, and they ran aad e. cacd uahurt. Shortly afterward Wila

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

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