Clipped From The Courier-Journal
Harlan Shootings Take Lives of Two Miner Was Scuffling for Pistol, Report; Negro Was State's Witness. Special to The Courier-Journal. Courier-Journal. Courier-Journal. Harlan, Ky., July 29. Two men. one of them a Negro, were shot and,rf' killed today in two brawls at dif - ferent points near here James Winston, 32 years old, was reported killed by Clifford Smith, 37, at Cumberland, twenty -five -five miles to the east of Harlan. Smith was brought to the jail here tonight and charged with murder. The shooting occurred, according to authorities, while the two men were scuffling for the pos session of a pistol. Winsotn was a miner. His home was at Lynch, Ky. He leaves a wife and a child. A Negro man known as 'P'oor Boy," 35. was shot and killed by George Riley, Negro, 45, at Black Mountain, seven miles from here, it was re ported. The victim was a State's witness against James Foddrell. Negro, Negro, who is charged with the murder of "Poor Boy's" wife. Riley was arrested arrested and charged with murder.