Barbourville man impersonating Federal Officers 11 Feb 1888

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I wrEHSOJIATI.NG FEDERAL OF rlCilBa, A Respectable Knox Coantr Han Gets Himself Into Considerable Troable. Lkxxsotox, Fab. 10. Special. Deputy United States Marshals . Kogers end Graves arrested Oscar Furrer, on bpring street, in this city, this morning, for violating the liquor laws at a little town by the name of Cor bin, in thie State. The most interesting part about the affair is the revelation it makes in th life of a vounr man at Bar- boarville, for which reason Furrer has been placed under arrest, mors than any infraction of the Government laws. According to the statement of Furrer, Golden, tne . young man at Barbourville, has been representing himself as United IStatea Marshal, ' under Hugh Rogers, borne time ago he called on Furrer, bo was working for a man in the wiusky business at Corbin, end showed him a war. ant tor his arrest, and told him he would have to go with him nnless he put un a SoOU bond, i inding be could not do this, lioiuen oiiered to let him go, provided be wouki pay mm tne amount be asaed. Thia Furrer was unable to do, end Golden, find ing he only had ti.&, offered to let him go if be would fcive him that. Furrer waa only too glad to get off thia way. but was sharo eoixua to get toe -ueputy - to give mm a receipt, and it ia this receipt that is likely to prove his cuaracter. Golaen's lather is one of the leading attorneys of Barbourville. and a man of big a. integrity. fieputies Aiarsneii ana Aoean go to Fika oouuty Uus evening, and wia arrest Goiden 00 tueir way to Louisville. 1 heir btuiness in Fike county is to bring the H.ttt.Hs to Louisville, to answer the hsUies oottmis nra. ceeuings m the United btatee District Court, for the transXer of tne parties to tne Wet Virginia authorities.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 11 Feb 1888, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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