Assassination 17

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Assassination 17 - But the latter, following the course of all "...
But the latter, following the course of all " monntaia feuds. Increased ia Intensity after Its Initial outbreak. The Garrards took up the cudgels for the Bakers, the Whites for the Howards. As happened la the Harlan feud, armed bands of men, seventy-five seventy-five seventy-five on one side, fifty en the other, were maintained and kept the county in aa uproar by their continued continued ralde oae upon the other. The court house In Manchester became the center of a pitched battle between th two tactions. Ths state troops ware called oa to enforce order, with the ssme results that marked their efforts la Harlem. - Finally, la the spring of 1901. a formal truce was drawn np and signed by the Garrards Garrards and Whites, attpulating th withdrawal of the leaders from Manchester and ruaran-teelag ruaran-teelag ruaran-teelag a cessation ot hostilities. The stability stability of this truce Is now oa trial. But the wider trouble, reaching, by means of Jim Howard, from Clay county to Frankicrt, and Involving a .former Governor of the state, who hss fled to Indiana for protection, has stilt te be settled, and it is predicted that not until the Supreme court of the United Slatea la ' Invoked can It be settled.

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

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