Night Riders Still at Work

Issue 23 and Volume 43.

Night Riders Still at Work A dispatch from Lacenter, Ky., dated May 19 states that kneeling on the ground in the moonlight with their heads bowed, while their leader offered prayer, a band of “night-riders” destroyed the big tobacco barn of H. G. Maddox, not far from that place. The spectacle was witnessed by Flint Randall and Miss Maggie Tate, two young people who were returning from a party, who were captured by the raiders and forced to accompany them to the prayer meeting and barn burning. After a torch had been applied, and the flames were under good headway, the young people were led som distance away with instructions to go home. As they left they heard the strains of “Nearer, my God, to Thee,” floating through the air!

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