Willis Cook - Red Oak

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Willis Cook - Red Oak - THE RED OAK FIGHT Willis Cook after Six Tears...
THE RED OAK FIGHT Willis Cook after Six Tears Absence Glees In. In 1 there was a bloody fight between moonshiners and revenue men at led Oak Campbell county this state In the fight an officer named 'ones was killed George Katteree was shot and several others wounded It was one or the ugliest fights e known between the moonshiners and revenue men and at the time it caused a considerable sensation Willis took a moonshiner was in the fight but managed to evade arrest and sk pped out for the west where he remained until a few weeks ago when he ventured hack to this state and upon finding the coast clear he re tuincd to his home near Bed Oak Deputy Marshal McDon aid heard of C ook s presence in that neighbor joodand on Friday he went out to capture Cook About o'cloik in the morning the marshal approached Cook s home and one load rap on the door brought Cook out from his d \\hosthat he asked friend was the reply of the marshal \ou are an officer 'lam And you want me I do ell you can get i ie I am not afraid to face the music on that 1 ed ak racket and if you 11 just wait a few moments I will be ready to go with you The marshal waited and in a short while ook came out and was brought to Atlanta He was taken before Judge MiCay and was re leased Ab enee It" o moon shiners rev ntle Sl skipped reo Cook's hood and c bout nd bed. "Who's that "Y oU a re me' "I "We1l 1ellil e. Ied you'lljust Cook t wa.sre- Ir-il ak :2 O'.lO k marshalapproached "A do" lie. I re- . ' \ , , ' ¬ \ ' ( ) > \ \ , ' \ , ' ' \ ' ' \ \ > , \ . . , ' , ' " ' : , . , . , , , , , : . . , , , , \ : . , . ' ' . : ; ' . " ' " . " . . " . , " . " ' . " " . " , ! . : , ' ( . " { , . - . . - ; ( ( ( ' : ( . ' . ' - " " ' ( ' -

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 16 May 1886, Sun,
  3. Page 9

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