Heirs File Suit.

CINCINNATI, Ohio (UPI) -- The 37 reputed heirs of the original owners of 1,600 acres of land in McCreary County, Kentucky, have filed suit for $6 million in damages and recovery of the property.

The action was filed Saturday in U.S. District Court against the Stearns Coal and Lumber Co. and Ryce Slaven, both of Stearns, Ky. It asks $3 million in compensatory damages and $3 million in punitive damages against the firm.

Middlesboro (Kentucky) Daily News, January 6, 1964.

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