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 - Harlan. Ky, Aug. I. 8pclal Cot rpondnc.) Th...
Harlan. Ky, Aug. I. 8pclal Cot rpondnc.) Th August Una of tha Harlan Circuit Court convened tba Uth Inst, and adJoTirned tha Itth, after bavin convicted two murderers. Qeorge Taylor waa conylctad a poo tha Charge of wurderlag. Robert Helton, tn his county, of manslaughter, and bl punlstoment fixed hi confinement In the penitentiary for the period of tea rears, Buford Overton waa tried and convicted convicted for the murder of Mrs. Julia Loeb la June teat, and sentenced to death by Banging. October IS, 185. Tha report report from Ptnevllle that Overton waa convicted a week ago was premature, aa the caae waa only completed last Saturday. John Scott, his accomplice, had severed tola trial and bis case was continued snd sat for trial on the first day of (he call term of tb'a Harlan Harlan CI "cult Court, which will convene on the Hi day of September next. . In the caae of Buford Overton, the Commonwealth wove around him and bis brother, William Overton, now dead, and !John Scott aa unbroken chain of Circumstantial evtdenoe, with not a Unk WilaalDC from tha time the peddler. Qua Loeb. aad wife. Julia Loeb. left the bead of Martin's Fork to tba place of murder, and afterward tracing" them acroae tha Cumberland mountalna to Charley Barter's store. In Lee county,

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 28 Aug 1895, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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