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JackMootr - MOUNT VERNON. Murder of the Moore Brothers....
MOUNT VERNON. Murder of the Moore Brothers. Louisville, July 18. A special says: Jack Moore, who was shot on Friday in the street fight at Mount Vernon, Ky., is dead and his brother Tom cannot live. Particulars of the terrible affair are about as follows: Judge G. W. McClnre, Lee Carter and Jack and Tom Moore had a dispute about the recent Ku Klux trouble in the county, and a tight ensued. McClnre McClnre grappled with Jack Moore and was fired upon by Tom Moore. Carter then opened upon Tom Moore, and they emptied tueir revolvers at each other. Jack Moore and McClure were separated. separated. Tbe Moore boys then armed themselves themselves with guns and were walking down the street when they met Carter. Jack fired at Carter but missed, and Carter shot him down with a load of buckshot. Tom's shot also missed and he in turn fell by his brother, pierced with six balls. McClure was shot twice but not dangerously. dangerously. Ho gave himself up. Carter escaped uninjured and has fled. McClure McClure is ex-sherift ex-sherift ex-sherift and was judge of the connty court. The Moore boys are sons of a Methodist Methodist minister. Carter is a lawyer. There is fflBCb excitement over the aftair and friends of both sides are flocking into

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 19 Jul 1886, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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