Harlan 2

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Harlan 2 - Pinevfile Oct. 23. (SpedaU Two hours before...
Pinevfile Oct. 23. (SpedaU Two hours before daylight yesterday morning tbe law and order party, hitherto styled the Turner faction ot Harlan county, fifty men in alL armed with Winchester riHes and revolvers, under the leadership leadership of County Judge Lewis, left the Court-house Court-house Court-house and made an assault . oa tbe Howard forces, 'who were in camp at E. M. Howard's house, one mile from the town. ; The engagement was abort f-ltaro f-ltaro f-ltaro and terrifla. and toot one Of tlie at- at- fcking party was hurt.'-. hurt.'-. hurt.'-. But one of yVoward's aide, Millard Dean., was in stantly killed, and six others were wound ed. ' Among the wounied are Bird Spur- Spur- lock, whose injuries are mortal, and Jobert Napier, whose, recovery is not among the possibilities. Bird Spar lock was shot in the head, almost aU of hia lower jaw being destroyed by a ball from a Winchester. ' Jiapier, a son of George Kapler, received two bullets, 'ones pf which passed through his abdomen. probably cutting intestines. Ben Mitchell and George Cole were shot in tlie legs. Thomas Howard got a flesh wound in the thigh. Jim Spurrock had a close call A bullet grased hia temple, tear-Ityr tear-Ityr tear-Ityr away a handful of hair and a few incnes ot snn, oat no jraeinnng im skulL Win Jennings was shot through the right hand. - . There was a report here to-day to-day to-day that

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 24 Oct 1889, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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