Bloody Work part 1

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Bloody Work part 1 - from yesterdsy's Republican : r ; From CapU...
from yesterdsy's Republican : r ; From CapU Fitch, who has tarned from Pope county: we attemot an the nart of. two j"fs, deputy sheriff of Pope coonty, on last Friday night He had been at Dover, and reached home before dark. In eompanv with another man, Sheriff i W-tom W-tom W-tom a geaueman wno, len BLOODY WORK. Prefcatble Klllimv mt Thrst Cltlais .:,t i...er PspsCssBty, ., . Parties by last evening's train on the j Fort 1 Smith road bring exciting news from. Pope county. As prefatory to what follows, we copy, the following just re- re- learn of a ku-klnx ku-klnx ku-klnx to uke. the life of John Wil- Wil- - . - " ,:, i T.l. Wt. Williams went to his corn crib, and while standing ' en the" outside of this four shots evidently from a prstol were fired at him-from him-from him-from the bashes. One bail struck him oa the belt, knock in? him dcwo, and the others missed him. Williams'j companion jumped out and; look him to the boue. In the meJBtime the assassins .fl.d. As last accoants Capt. Williams was doiag well, and wi(l not ' be incapacitated from dmy for ( long. These outrages are becoming becoming too frequent, and citisens should go : prepared for the attacks of the cowardly sofaans who haunt thickets and live upon tMtdUwnisky aad game : : Bad as. was the spirit ia which the above was conceived and written, what I followed was still more reprehensible. j Williams went to Dover and made the I , mi. l l report above. The general opinion seems to have been that he did the shooting himself in order: to raise the cry of ko- ko- klux aad brief trouble npon the good people of the county., Oa Monday, as I Ausseiiviue yesteraay, tne sneriu, x.uaoa Dodso n, summoned a posse of twenty. 1 eight men, went oat from JJover to tne i TiciBity 0f the reported attempt at I .;..; .-.i .-.i .-.i n.j fo,n I wh 1 saipiuioB of being the parties concerned I i, ' rt. -if -if TT.l. .-,1 .-,1 .-,1 . 18 It. They were a Mr. Hale And SOB, Mr. West and Joe Tucker. i Mr. l ! Hale is an old and respected citizen of i rv j the county. The others are young men, j atK generally esteemed as good citisens. I T iuMiwe Val cVskv e.wtAadi 4 AM-t AM-t AM-t At i-t4 i-t4 i-t4 Akv4 at a a, w sS l Aw;eas o aass sstw msa. a"a Mfiiamaiuvu e , A .. a -ir-v -ir-v -ir-v -ir-v 7 leiore a, msgistrate a .Mover, out the ' sheriff refused, stating that he in tended to take them to Dardsnelle, in Yell county, before Judge May, , the circuit judge. He started; with them about o'clock in the afternoon. When aboct three miles from EusseJlville, which is about ten miles from Dover and five from Dardsnelle, the sheriff halted his poses with the avowed intention I of csmpiri daring the ntgbt, A party wa sent out to hunt forsge, but soon returned, sl&U eg none could be obtained. The rerty tltn remounted, and the. four prisoners were placed abreast ia front. About this time a portion of the posae left the party aid went another rcait Ooirg ca alout

Clipped from Daily Arkansas Gazette10 Jul 1872, WedPage 4

Daily Arkansas Gazette (Little Rock, Arkansas)10 Jul 1872, WedPage 4
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