Clipped From The Courier-Journal
A great reaction In the sentiment of the people has manifested itself and given utterances that the life of Buford Overton should be saved, that ho might testify against the originator of this f out robbery and murder and bring him Immediately Immediately to the bar of Justice. A petition petition wlU be circulated In the near future future by the good dtisens of Harlan county, praying Gov. Brown to commute commute the sentence of Overton to tm-prtermment tm-prtermment tm-prtermment for life In the State penitentiary, penitentiary, owing to hiaf youth. . bla Il literacy, hla frank acknowledgment of the part taken by him tn the great crime and for the purpose of using him as a witness against the original conspirator- conspirator- conspirator- '