Assassination 10

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Assassination 10 - csmps and a condition ot undisguised revolution...
csmps and a condition ot undisguised revolution revolution reigned la the little mountain stronghold. stronghold. , For the most part, during those strenuous times, th Turner faction managed to be oa the aide of the law, while warrants were Issued Issued for the apprehension of such of the Howards as were known to have committed crimes. But the sheriff, overpowered by the number of hla enemies, gave up the attempt to arrest them, and was driven to defend himself himself and the Turner contingent by fortifying and garrisoning the old courthouse, which was ever the center of attack, while the Howards, Howards, under the leadership ot Wilson, ably seconded by Jim Howard, encamped themselves themselves on the hills overlooking the town. Appeal te Itat aatharltlea. " When matters reached this Juncture, the stats authorities wera appealed) to, and Governor Governor Buck iter sent a detachment of militia to preserve order. In this the troops wera completely unsuccessful, the wiry mountaineers mountaineers frustrating sll the efforts ot their assailant assailant to dislodge them from their hiding

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

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