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 - acroae tha Cumberland mountalna to Charley...
acroae tha Cumberland mountalna to Charley Barter's store. In Lee county, Virginia, tbeaca to McLynn'b store; thence eroaalog Cumberland mountain to Kentucky, on the headtof Martin'a Fork of Cumberland river, to tha scene of the first pursuit of the peddler and his wife, near which place Buford Overton Overton and John Scott the next day thereafter thereafter were srreated. snd William Over- Over- . ton. In aa effort to escape arrest, waa killed br the Sheriffs posse. The Common wealth concluded tha evidence evidence Tuesday evening, and at this ' point a general hush Or calm was noticed noticed la tha courtroom. Tha attorneys for the Overtona retired Into a private room to consult with th defendant, and after having remained tn the room for only about fifteen mlnuta, returned to tba courtroom, and N. B. Hays, attorney for tha defendant, made one f tha moat pathetlo atatementi ever made before a Jury of Harlan county. He said that ha had up to that point f the trial been Ignorant of the defense that his client would offer, but after ' baring consulted with him. found that tha defendant would state upon the Stand and before the Jury Just what tha Commonwealth had proved, or In substance the same. Overton then took the witness stand and testified as follows: follows: "1 sm nineteen years eld. 1 was present whan Jella Loab waa killed. Bhewaaehot

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

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