Assassination 7

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Assassination 7 - county, a short-distance short-distance...
county, a short-distance short-distance short-distance northeast , from Harlan, In th very same year and month, a dispute was started over some-pigs some-pigs some-pigs by a Hatfield and a McCoy that was destined to bear grave consequences that will be felt, probably, until none of this generation are left in the-mountains. the-mountains. the-mountains. But It was not a question of pigs or politics that brought Harlan Into history as the originator In Pike county ot the Kentucky feud.-.. feud.-.. feud.-.. It was a game of cards, an old-fashiaed old-fashiaed old-fashiaed mountaineer contest of draw poker, with guns on the side, that set the feudal machinery in motion. At that time Harlan county could be divided Into two principal families, the Howards and the Turners. For generatlona there had been no friction between theae two portions of the population of the little mountaineer settlement. They had worked and hunted and played together, voted and

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 10 May 1903, Sun,
  3. Page 32

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