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 - ' officer led him away. ANOTHER HARLAN KILUNB....
' officer led him away. ANOTHER HARLAN KILUNB. A. J. Asher Having Difficulty In Enforcing the Court's ..y.;: Judgment. Harlan, Ky, Aug. 7. Speclal Cor-reepondenct.r Cor-reepondenct.r Cor-reepondenct.r Another murder has been added to the long calendar of crime la Harlan county. Last Monday after noon some work hands of A. J. Asher went to look after some of the Interests of Mr. Asher oa Straight Creek, and found that one ot the Gross f action bad moved Into a fcous belonging to Asher, having taken .possession without any permission from th rightful owner, and the-Asher the-Asher the-Asher men told him to pull up stakes and get out Immediately, which he bluntly declined to do. His refusal to get out brought sbout a general quarrel, quarrel, whereupon several of th Gross fac tion, who bed hidden themselves ln ambush about one hundred 'yards distent distent from the house, opened fire on th Asher men, fatally wounding one, C K. Brock, the ball passing through his neck. There were, according to reports received; nearly one hundred shots fired. It has not been ascertained as yet Whether any of the Asher faction other than Brock, or any of the Gross faction was wounded. W. H. Hall, a Deputy Sheriff, has gon In pursuit of th par-tie par-tie par-tie that did th shooting. . The difficulty originated over the possession or some land, for which A. J. Asher was - awarded dob. session by a Judgment of the Circuit Court at it last February term. The Grosses-were Grosses-were Grosses-were not satisfied with the court's Judgment, and have concluded to hold the land and Its possession by the force of arm. Not long since one of the Heltons, who was sa employe uf Mr. As'ier, was killed by one of the uraa lacuon.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 09 Aug 1895, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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