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 - a In of no re - - A special grand jury,...
a In of no re - - A special grand jury, impannelled for the purpose A - esterday, indicted for mur der Anse and Bob Hatfield and John Din - gess, now in jail here, and Cap and Troy and other members of the band still at large. Six months ago Cap, the notorious leader of this far - famed band, was reas - ed on bail from the Logan county jail where he had been held pending his trial for murder. He forfeited his bail and has since avoided arrest by dodging from one retreat to another and bv setting at de fiance the officers of the law when he was surrounded by a band of his desperate kinsmen. Three of them were captured on last Monday by Sheriff Henderson and posse, but Cap and Troy escaped and are still at large. Officers, backed by Judge Doolittle, are diligently seeking their cap ture, and it is only a question of tame be fore they are apprehended. Deputy Sheriff Moore, of Logan county. caught on an eastbound passenger train Henry Harmon, a member of the band, as he was fleeing the county. He is wanted for two murders. In case Bob and Anse Hatfield are released on bail, this week, it is likely that the Kentucky authorities will be ready to take them to Kentucky, one hundred yards away, across Tug River, to answer there for the McCoy kill ings. This is sure to result in further bloodshed, as the officers have no extradi tion papers and the Hatfield kinsmen wi! oppose with arms this process,yknown as kidnapping, which is frequently resorted to along the border of these two States where crime is so prevalent. do to it

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 18 Sep 1899, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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