Willis Cook - Red Oak

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Willis Cook - Red Oak - THE TIlE THE TIlE RED flED RED flED OAK FIGHT...
THE TIlE THE TIlE RED flED RED flED OAK FIGHT FIGHT. FIGHT FIGHT. Willis WlJlI. WlJlI WittIs Willis WlJlI. WlJlI WittIs Willis WlJlI. WlJlI WittIs Willis WlJlI. WlJlI WittIs Cook fook Cook fook after Six Sit Six Sit Tears Years' Years Tears Years' Years Tears Years' Years Absence Absence. Absence Absence. GUes Gh'es Ghes Glees GUes Gh'es Ghes Glees GUes Gh'es Ghes Glees GUes Gh'es Ghes Glees In. In In. In In 1 there was a bloody blooJy bloody blooJy fight between bet'feen betfeen between bet'feen betfeen between bet'feen betfeen moonshiners and revenue men at led Fed Red led Fed Red led Fed Red Oak Campbell cnunty county cnunty county this state state. state state. In the fight an officer named 'ones ones .fones fones tones 'ones ones .fones fones tones 'ones ones .fones fones tones 'ones ones .fones fones tones 'ones ones .fones fones tones was killed kilJed killed kilJed deorge George deorge George Katteree Ratteree Katteree Ratteree was shot and several veral several veral others ethers others ethers wounded wounded. wounded wounded. It was one ol or ol or the tb the tb ugliest ugiiest ugliest ugiiest fights e\er e er eYer ever e\er e er eYer ever e\er e er eYer ever e\er e er eYer ever e\er e er eYer ever known between the moonshiners moonshillers moonshincrs moonshiners moonshillers moonshincrs moonshiners moonshillers moonshincrs and -nd nd and -nd nd and -nd nd revenue reyenue rerenne revenue reyenue rerenne revenue reyenue rerenne men men. men men. and at the time H it ii H it ii H it ii caused Clusoo. Clusoo ctusel caused Clusoo. Clusoo ctusel caused Clusoo. Clusoo ctusel caused Clusoo. Clusoo ctusel a considerable consHlersblc considerable consHlersblc sensation sensation. sensation sensation. Willis took Ceok cok. cok took Ceok cok. cok took Ceok cok. cok took Ceok cok. cok a moonshiner was in the fight but managed managell mnanaget managed managell mnanaget managed managell mnanaget to evade eade evade eade arrest and aud and aud sk pped out for fer for fer the west \iest iest west \iest iest west \iest iest where he remained nnti until uutii nnti until uutii nnti until uutii a few weiks wetks weeks weiks wetks weeks weiks wetks weeks ago ago. ago ago. when he ventured hack back hack back to this tate state tate state and upon finding linding finding linding the coast cleai clear cleai clear he re tuincd tutned tuincd tutned to his home neir nen near neir nen near neir nen near Bed Red Bed Red Oak Oak. Oak Oak. Deputy Marshal Marsha1 Marshal Marsha1 McDon MeDon. MeDon MeDots. MeDots McDon MeDon. MeDon MeDots. MeDots McDon MeDon. MeDon MeDots. MeDots McDon MeDon. MeDon MeDots. MeDots McDon MeDon. MeDon MeDots. MeDots ald aid ald aid heard beard heard beard of C ook s presence in that neighbor npjghLor' npjghLor neighbor- neighbor npjghLor' npjghLor neighbor- neighbor npjghLor' npjghLor neighbor- neighbor npjghLor' npjghLor neighbor- joodand on Friday he went wcnt went wcnt out to ciptaro pturo capture ciptaro pturo capture ciptaro pturo capture Cook Cook. 'ook. ook Cook Cook. 'ook. ook Cook Cook. 'ook. ook Cook Cook. 'ook. ook \bout2 bout2 About \bout2 bout2 About \bout2 bout2 About o'cloik ocloik o'dod odod o'cloik ocloik o'dod odod o'cloik ocloik o'dod odod o'cloik ocloik o'dod odod in the morning the marshil marshal marshil marshal approached Cook Cook's Cooks Cook Cook's Cooks Cook Cook's Cooks s home and one load loud load loud rap I1Ip rap I1Ip on the door brought ook Cook 'ook ook Cook 'ook ook Cook 'ook out from his d \\hosthat hosthat \\hosthat hosthat he hc he hc asked asked. asked asked. friend was the reply of the marshal marshal. marshal marshal. \ou ou \'ou 'ou \ou ou \'ou 'ou \ou ou \'ou 'ou \ou ou \'ou 'ou are an officer 'lam lam "lam. -Jam Jam 'lam lam "lam. -Jam Jam 'lam lam "lam. -Jam Jam 'lam lam "lam. -Jam Jam 'lam lam "lam. -Jam Jam And "And And "And you want me I 1 I 1 do do. do do. ell vou you vou you can get i ie I 1 I 1 am not afraid to w to w face the music on that 1 ed ak tak ak tak racket and if you 11 just wait a few moments I will wi1l will wi1l be ready to go 1(0 10 go 1(0 10 go 1(0 10 with you you. you you. The marshal waited and in a short while ook 'ook ook 'ook came out and was brought to \tlanta tlanta Atlanta Attanta. Attanta \tlanta tlanta Atlanta Attanta. Attanta \tlanta tlanta Atlanta Attanta. Attanta \tlanta tlanta Atlanta Attanta. Attanta \tlanta tlanta Atlanta Attanta. Attanta He lie He lie was WII was WII taken tiken taken tiken before Judge MiCay MzCay MuCay MiCay MzCay MuCay MiCay MzCay MuCay aud and aud and was re leased leased. leased leased. 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Clipped from The Atlanta Constitution16 May 1886, SunPage 9

The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Georgia)16 May 1886, SunPage 9
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