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July 22, 1921     The Palouse Republic
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July 22, 1921

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TAR AND FEATHERS FOR I WOMANi 4 MEN While Robed Masked Men Op- erating in Widely Separa- ted Parts of South. Dallas, T~.xas.---Authorities in wide- ly separated sections of the souther~t states are taking cognizance (,t' a s+:r- ies of attacks in which the vi, ihus are tarred aud feathered, apparently by widely organized searot ~roups. The instances IlOW nUlllhe'l' H .~(.ore or more within the last three tnonths and indicate the oxistetlt:e tit a secret organizattou ~iroilar to that of tile RU Khtx Klan of reconstruction days The latest attack was the first +~ver reported as made against a woruau Mrs. Beulah John.-,on w~.~ +akpn tr,m~ a hotel porch in Tenaha. Tex.. strip- ped, tarred and feathered. It was al- leged that the woman was a higamist. The attaek was said to have been made by men wearing white u/liforlns. At Miami, I,'ia.. eight maskt'd men waylaid Philip S. lrwin, white, arch- deacon of the t,~pisn wilh Sir ,|~lnos Craig, premier of lt~c new Ulster par- liament, as the first step lox~ards deN- nile settlement of the lristl q,msliou Lloyd George's peace pr(fffor was Iio- lieved to be the cuhnination of b'+ltgthy snbrosa interchanges, details ,ff Wlli,'h wLare llever pro l)ose(l l[o IllOC| the public. The fa(q thai I1;~ [)rt>mier lll~t.dP his letter puMie was t.aken to" hldicatv ttlai l)e \aler~ atret,ly Iltls 1)ronlised to a('('ept Ill+' i11~,'it;~ti()ll, The iet~,m' addressed \'alt,r:l ;)s; "lh(, Washington. D C.- ,lapau's rolucr- alice 10 laRe IJarl in all liilreslrictt,iI dis(,llS:~ion of far o:ls!+-i'll affair,~ at the digarlllalllOll| +'t)tii'eroll('P, let1 tile I'nitPd Sl.: