Harlan 4

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Harlan 4 - wr-i lie wns chosen Judge of, the - - County...
wr-i lie wns chosen Judge of, the - - County Conrt. He undertook to enforce the' local option law, and meeting with re sistance, used extreme measures to carry oat his rulings. He managed to laenr the displeasure ot Wilson Howard, and being pnt to tbe neeewity of gathering posse, was compelled to call on . the adherents of Turner. . The families of Howard and Turner are old, and their relationship is so extensive that they practically control the entire popula tion. Harlan county is perhaps the most mountainous In the State. The three forks of the Cumberland river find their origin there. - Clover fork snT Martin's fork unite at the town, and one mile below the court-house court-house court-house make their confluence with Poor fork, after which the stream is called Cum rrt land river. There are about twelve hundred voters in the eounty, and the Bepublicans have 600 majority. The . people are clever and hospitable, but they are very dangerous citizens in a difficulty. The -, -, gentleman from whom I got my information of yesterday's battle left Harlan Court-bouse Court-bouse Court-bouse this morning. : II said to me: -, -, i -, -, There is no use trying to describe

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

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