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 - T. Middletoe, his uncle, on Martin's Fork,...
T. Middletoe, his uncle, on Martin's Fork, where be intended to stay. Wila was advised of this move. He followed "Little George," came upon him about five miles from the town, on the fork. and ahot him dead. Wils bragged of it and sent word to the law and order party that the had murdered "Little George." At the commission of this fresh outrage County Judge Lewis determined to arrest Wils, if possible. He collected a posse of nine men and started after Lim.- Lim.- The located him AMP Ki Knnrtnelra bouse, fourteen milea from town. When tbey reached a point where tbey eould view what waa going on, tbey saw Wila naa DacKers witn mm. hi bpurKwtc and others were playing cards, and Wils was off about fifty yards. John Turner. tne of the pome, and a brother of Boh. "Bony" Will, and "Little George" wantro. to Kin in, tuinklng tnat woukl end all the trouble, and, at the same time, avenge the death of his three brothers. None of the nns.sf had thm seen Wils, and Turner mistook Bird Spurlock, a nephew t Si's, for Wils. Th resemblance between Bird and Wils was so striking that the mistake waa frequently made by close acquaintances. Turner crept forward until within easy range, took good aim, nd fired. The Mg nail tore away nearly all the back of Bird a neck, and be felL aDDarenthr dead. II afterward recovered. Turner then ran back toward the posse, and tbey, thinking. too, that. W lis killed, retreated. a rioer nr run bcsb. . Wils -men

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

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