Holy Roller, failed to register, mayor assisted them and received 150 lashes from mob violence, Fort Gibson New Era (OK) 26 Sept 1918, p. 4

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him. Porum ex mayor, D. E. who Hershelmen receives 150 las- P es with a blacksnak by a mob he for aiding men who refused 80n to register. They called themselves holyj rollers and Mid that God told them they that need not register. Hershel- tion man is of German desent. pie "County Seat Herald" is and name of the new paper that and appeared in Sallisaw last week, John Anderson editor and proprietor. It will be democratic, with the finest first office in Sequoyah county.— Anderson is an experienced newspaser man. There were two holy roller colored preachers in town last Saturday, and had a good deal to say about Holinesand against the Baptsts. One claimed to be sanctiged and holy hadn't sined in 5 yearB. A colored Baptist preacher says he is a liar and that the truth is not in him. Ask John Mounts what he thinks about the fetish man compared with the devil.— John is said to be the only person in this section who is on speaking terms with the fetish man who looks somewhat somewhat like the devil. It was the fetish man instead of the devil that Mack Adair met on his way to the holy rollrcamp meeting: and it is said ;qat a good many of the colored people people don't know the fetish man from the devil. Mrs. Jess McLain is the aud to but and one, all to for end. and honest, 14

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  1. Fort Gibson New Era,
  2. 26 Sep 1918, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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  • — Holy Roller, failed to register, mayor assisted them and received 150 lashes from mob violence, Fort Gibson New Era (OK) 26 Sept 1918, p. 4

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