Molokans, Phoenix, AZ, Springfield Republican, MO, 9 Aug 1917, p1

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Molokans, Phoenix, AZ, Springfield Republican, MO, 9 Aug 1917, p1 - It to 1 MEMBER OF RELIGIOUS SECT OPPOSED TO...
It to 1 MEMBER OF RELIGIOUS SECT OPPOSED TO DRAFT By Associated Press. I'HOENIX. ArU.. Aug. 8Thirty. five members of a colony of Molokans, a KuaNlan religious sect . near Glen - dale. eig!it miles west of here, were taken tonight In a barred car to Fres - cott, Aria., to serve sentences of one year each In the county Jail for refus ing, on religious scruples, they claimed, to register under the selective draft. " As the train to which the prison car waa attached left the station, the pris oners in the car and their cu - relig lonlsts on the platform Joined In slng - l)ig" the weird religious abngs of their sect. , Before the departure of the prisoners the police arrested thirty - eight other members of the colony for creating a disturbance outside the cltv Jail.. Women and men attuckod the officers, who. attempted to subdue the disturbance, some women beating policemen over the Head with umbrellas. and are ', returning ' -

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  1. The Springfield News-Leader,
  2. 09 Aug 1917, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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