Clipped From The Charleston Daily Mail
In South h i m contract delivery he had n a r y he.irlng of was and enforcement not Threw Men Killed In addition, HlBhtowcr. Jones, Cuislck and Ilcnson were accused of aiding and abetting. All thu charges were based on killings of deputy sheriffs James Daniels and Otto Lee, and Howard Jones, a commissary clerk. In a battle near Evarts last May G. It was this, battle that brought more than 300 national guard troops into the Hurlan coal fields to restore order. order. The new Indictments were returned returned shoitly after thu original ones had been quashed on motion of the Â·ttatu'tt counsel. A Montgomery county grand Jury, a f t u r completing Its work some aso, was In recess status and Was u reassembled to consider the Indlct- munts. Thu new Indictments contain threo murder and conspiracy counUi each against all tho defendants named and three aiding and abetting counts against Hlghtower, Jones. Culsick and Benson. Trial uf the first case was expected expected to be delayed a few hours by switching of indictments. Attorneys for the commonwealth said the original Indictments were In several Instances returned Individually Individually or In small groups and that one of the purposes of the Indictments was to bring them all under a blanket Instrument. Legality of the Harlan indictments has been attacked several times in Harlan county. Onco the defense moved for dismissal dismissal of tho Harlan actions, basing basing Its motion on a claim that the jury wheel from which members of the Indicting grand jury wero chosen chosen was not kept in Its proper place In the courthouse. Defense Attorney T l the safety.