Harlan 8

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Harlan 8 - at- Spur- BOUND FOR FRANKFORT. - " -' , ....
at- Spur- BOUND FOR FRANKFORT. - " -' , . iaaaaaiBan . t . . .. . . Sherla Howard, af Harlan Coaaty, oa the Wsr.Ts Confer with Got. Backaer Ei Warshal Giles Barren dees. - ; ..'.: - : James T. Howard, the Sheriff of Har lan county,- was among those who ar rived here last evening. He- said be bad Sot been at Harlan Court-bonse for week, having been called away by business elsewhere.' and he therefore knew nothina of what bad occurred until be received the word thronzh oth ers.- tie said.' however, that he very greatly regretted the deplorable state of affairs In his county, and feared the worst. He was entirely powerless to prevent Vhe warring of tbe lawless factions and did not know what step to take.' i The Sheriff is oa his way -. to Frankfort to make bis settlement with Auditor Hewitt, . and . while there he will bold a consultation with Gov. Bock- ner, aa to what can be done to relieve the good people of Harlan Court-house of the terrible predicament in which they are' placed by the hostilities. . Mr. Howard is a relative of Wila Howard, but be spoke very sensibly ot the situa tion. He says he will urge the Gov ernor to take some steps and thinks troops ought to be sent to Harlan Court house and stationed there for tbe pro tection of the large number of law-abid ing citizens who have taken no part with either aide, and whose desire is to have nothing to do with the lights.

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

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