Clipped From The Courier-Journal
Howard and a friend named Will Jen. ntnga slipped up to th bouse of George Turner, father of the Turner brothers. Day was barely break in, and in the partial partial gloom tbey mistook Alex Bailey, who was staying at Turner's, for " little George" Turner, whoso death they sought. The result of th mistake was that Bwilry was killed by a bnllet from Wil . Howard's rifle. Bony" Turner was at Hiram Helton's house, about 50O yards away. Ha heard the allot, looked and saw what had happened, ran oat, pistol in hand, and began firing at Wils and Jennings. Helton secured his musket and also fired on them. Wils re turned the shots and one of his bullets tor through " Bony" Turner's right elbow, elbow, as he had his arm crooked to fire his revolver. The shooting then ceased. That afternoon Bony", and Little George Turner went for safety to the house or -ex-Jounty -ex-Jounty -ex-Jounty -ex-Jounty judge James tt. Middleton, eight miles from Harlan Court-house. Court-house. Court-house. William R. Bailey, a re-la re-la re-la t ion of Alex. Batlev, who had been killed that morning through mistake, also happened to arrive at Judge Middleton', Middleton', and stayed all night. W'ila Howard and Jennings followed toe turners turners to Judge Middieton's house and remained remained near it all night. Early th next morning William R. Bntley waa standing in the door, when Wila- and Jennings, mistaking him for "Bony T timer, find from the boshes, and Bailey felt mortally wounded, ne aica soon after. Wils and Jennings then started toward the county seat They were followed by Judge Middleton, the Turners, Turners, Sam Middle ton. Will Face and several several others. On the road Howard and Jennings met Alex. Bailey's wife, and stopped to ask her tome questions. : She did not know that she waa talking to her husband's murderers. The pursuing pursuing posse had nearly eanght up with Howard and Jennings, and -the -the latter struck oat at a run. As soon as Mrs. Bailey was out of the war. the posse opened fire, but Howard and Jenninga escaped after a miles chase. wils bowabd axconxs a rcornvs.