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There, within the foyer, we came upon an armed crowd of deputies, coal operators, and merchants-"night riders and citizens," as they known as themselves. T:heJl-Wld. --us_thaLW:e wet"e__tQ___Qe. _carried out of the nation and that, if we ever returnec! ,iL~ould be at our_own chance. via we have been put within the again seats of cars. i realized that Waldo Frank and Allan Taub, a attorney for the overseas hard work safety, have been ordered into an identical vehicle. because the procession moved off I felt like a sufferer being wheeled into the working room. i used to be considering, "If they beat me i'm going to scream. it is the purely wish of preventing them. " the road of headlights undulated with the line, occasionally revealing a leafless patch of mountainside. "This is a few motorcade," acknowledged the younger coal operator on the wheel. "Motorcade" used to be a brand new observe then, and he repeated it lovingly: "I shouldn't have overlooked this motorcade for ten years of iny lifestyles. " Quincy Howe sat beside me, occasionally answering a question with courtesy in his flat Boston voice. Deputy John \Vilson guarded us, and there have been males and a lady within the entrance seat. the driving force talked like a school boy coming domestic from the large video game. "You yes might have plugged that miner at the present time, John, in case you bought a good shot at him," he acknowledged. "It's a pity he received away into the gang. " -"I'll repair him," John Wilson acknowledged, "next time I see him. i will . take him to detention center or i will kill him. " In \Vashington one in all th~itnesses could inform me that ·Wilson had killed a number of males for -'"'resisting_jlrrest" or ~'~g_to break out. " nonetheless later I heard that he were present in the woods with a bullet in his again. We stopped at a filling station and John Wilson acquired us every one a bottle of Coke, then accomplished his personal bottle at a gulp and CUMBERLAND hole / seventy three wiped the final drops from the drooping ends of his mustache. the automobile accelerated to rejoin the procession. "They shot a kind of Bolsheviks up in Knox County this morning, Harry Sims his identify was," the motive force acknowledged. "That deputy knew his company. Be did not provide the redneck a chan<:~ to speak~ simply pl~gged _him within the belly. we want a few capturing like that down the following. Say," he burst out, "they're extraordinary down at my position. They discuss having a wood line. allow me let you know, i have 8 males with rifles ready at the hill, and if any redneck attempts to wood my mine, he'll be lifeless ahead of he is aware it. " The autos sooner than us had all started to climb out of the Cumberland River valley. "Listen," the driving force acknowledged, "I are looking to ask you a question. Do you fellows think in a superb Being? " "Yes," I stated in truth, yet after a pause; i did not wish to placate an enemy. The "yes" used to be extra complicated to the younger coal operator than a "no" could were, and he fell silent because the procession wound into Cumberland hole. on the Tennessee line, there has been a vast paved semicircle the place motorists might cease to benefit from the sunlight hours view of 3 states, and the following the procession halted. We sat there for some time, then John Wilson nudged Quincy and me and informed us to get out of the automobile.