This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 Excerpt: ...this list you only see one from two places and three from another. Question. Have you ever met these men in disguise yourself? Answer. I saw ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 Excerpt: ...this list you only see one from two places and three from another. Question. Have you ever met these men in disguise yourself? Answer. I saw them last winter here in town. Question. When they made the raid on the jail? Answer. Yes, sir; they rode under the window of the room where I was sleeping. Question. How many were there? Answer. About twenty or twenty-five. Question. Is that the only time you have seen them? Answer. Yes, sir. Question. Has there been any time here when, as a United States officer, you could execute your process with safety without the assistance of troops? Answer. It has been that way ever since last January a year ago. There has been no ohance to execute the laws here without the assistance of the military force. Question. What class of process do you refer to? Answer. To United States process. Question. For what? Answer. For illicit distilling, process for collecting internal revenue, and one thing and another. Question. Have you had any process for persons in the Ku-Klux business since the Ku-Klux bill was passed? Answer. I believe a few have been issued for Ku-Kluxing. Question. Has the state of affairs improved since that so that you can arrest these parties? Ansiver. No, sir; it is worse. I was threatened, not a week ago, to be shot on the streets. Parties sent me word that if I would come out in their section they were ready. I went out with only ten men, up here after these distillers, and these parties up there were going to kill us all the first time we came in there. But they didn't venture on us that night, because we didn't get there until late that night and they didn't have time to organize. Question. To what extent have people slept in the woods? Answer. I have heard a great many say they slept in the woods. Here ten d...Read Less
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